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Thursday, April 11, 2024

Opening-night dates announced for Roundabout Theatre Company’s 2024-2025 season by Michael Abourizk

The nonprofit’s slate of shows includes “Yellow Face,” “English” and “The Pirates of Penzance.”

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‘SIX’ will host karaoke event in June by Michael Abourizk

Three fans will be chosen to sing onstage at the Lena Horne Theatre.

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Merger announced between artificial intelligence services agencies Satisfi Labs and Broadw.ai by Michael Abourizk

Donny Wright and Micah Hollingworth tell Broadway News about the AI-powered ticket concierge services.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Entertainment Community Fund launches ‘Essential’ campaign by Michael Abourizk

The $160 million campaign expands the fund’s reach.

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Broadway marks best-attended week of the season as more spring shows begin previews by Michael Abourizk

For the week ending April 7, the 37 currently running productions grossed $39,445,823.

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Cast of Broadway’s ‘How to Dance in Ohio’ will reunite in concert by Michael Abourizk

The one-night event will also feature appearances from the musical’s production team and fans.

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‘Jaja’s African Hair Braiding’ will launch national tour by Michael Abourizk

The new Jocelyn Bioh play will offer engagements in Berkeley, Chicago and Washington, D.C.

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Monday, April 8, 2024

‘Forbidden Broadway on Broadway’ pushes up Main Stem premiere by Michael Abourizk

The satirical revue will debut on Broadway two weeks earlier than planned.

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Austin Durant and Hailee Kaleem Wright to join ‘Moulin Rouge!’ by Michael Abourizk

The 2020 Tony Award-winning Best Musical continues at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

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Friday, April 5, 2024

Lincoln Center Theater partners with six New York City high schools to present student version of ‘Once on This Island’ by Michael Abourizk

LCT’s director of education Kati Koerner tells Broadway News about the first-of-its-kind initiative.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Dramatists Guild issues statement on the passing of Christopher Durang by Michael Abourizk

The late Tony Award-winning playwright is the recipient of the Guild’s 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez to announce 2024 Outer Critics Circle nominations by Michael Abourizk

The “Merrily We Roll Along” stars will do the honors at the Museum of Broadway.

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Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Pulitzer Prize finalist Eric Cervini joins ‘Lempicka’ as co-producer by Michael Abourizk

The new musical is currently in previews at the Longacre Theatre.

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Broadway’s ‘Suffs’ partners with When We All Vote by Michael Abourizk

The collaboration will aim to increase theatergoers’ awareness of voting rights and ensure voter registration.

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Capacity numbers reach a season-high, as Broadway’s attendance and gross soar by Michael Abourizk

For the week ending March 31, the 32 currently running productions grossed $37,095,505.

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Broadway-aimed ‘Beaches’ musical sets cast for Canadian premiere by Michael Abourizk

Kelli Barrett and Jessica Vosk will star in the new musical based on the Iris Rainer Dart novel.

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Monday, April 1, 2024

Lincoln Center Theater pushes back first preview of ‘Uncle Vanya’; further casting announced by Michael Abourizk

The Heidi Schreck-adapted revival of Chekov’s classic will begin a day later than planned.

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Friday, March 29, 2024

Full cast announced for Roundabout revival of ‘Home’ by Michael Abourizk

The first Broadway revival of the Samm-Art Williams play will open in June.

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Thursday, March 28, 2024

Americans for the Arts elects Edgar L. Smith Jr. as board chair by Michael Abourizk

The nonprofit gives a nationwide voice to the importance of the arts, including Broadway.

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‘Stereophonic’ will begin Broadway previews early by Michael Abourizk

The production will mark playwright David Adjmi’s Broadway debut.

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Bianca Marroquín and NaTasha Yvette Williams will return to ‘Chicago’ by Michael Abourizk

Marroquín will replace Ariana Madix and Williams will succeed Haley Swindal.

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Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Second Stage delays first Broadway preview of ‘Mother Play’ by Michael Abourizk

Performances of the new play by Paula Vogel will now start a day later than originally announced.

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PETA honors ‘Water for Elephants’ with Pony Award by Michael Abourizk

The new musical is the second Broadway show to receive the accolade.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Finalists named for 2023 Clive Barnes Award in Dance and Theatre by Michael Abourizk

Broadway alums Jordan Dobson and Liam Pearce are among the honorees.

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Broadway box office sees small bump while remaining slightly behind last season by Michael Abourizk

For the week ending March 24, the 26 currently running productions grossed $28,519,828.

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Monday, March 25, 2024

All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards