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Across the country, orchestras, theaters and operas reacted with alarm that public funding for the arts could be cut under President Trump.
Ms. Bareilles, who composed the music and wrote the lyrics to the hit show, will succeed Jessie Mueller in the lead role on March 31.
Okieriete Onaodowan was Hercules Mulligan and James Madison in “Hamilton.” Next, he’ll play Pierre in “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812.”
As “Hamilton” heads to London and “Harry Potter” comes to New York, the two plays are experimenting with measures to limit reselling of their tickets.
The Public Theater’s synopsis of the play, part of Shakespeare in the Park, makes clear that it would have some parallels with contemporary politics.
Efforts to add stalls gain speed as the theater industry awakens to the frustration women face at intermission and to a growing expectation of comfort.
Ayad Akhtar’s “Junk” will begin previews at Lincoln Center in September.
“Building the Wall” took the playwright Robert Schenkkan just one week to complete. He wrote it, he said, in a “white-hot fury.”
The Trump presidency has been a boon for dystopian novels, and a pair of producers are hoping it will have the same effect on Broadway starting in June.
This drama about a French diplomat who has a lengthy affair with a Chinese opera singer will be revived on Broadway this fall.
The actresses who originated the roles of the Schuyler Sisters — Phillipa Soo, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Jasmine Cephas Jones — will perform at the pregame show.
Elton John and the playwright Paul Rudnick have signed on to write the adaptation of the 2006 movie and the novel from 2003 by Lauren Weisberger.
The adaptation, approved by Disney Theatrical Productions, will have songs from the 1940 film, and is to open at the National Theater in December.
On Inauguration Day, performers in New York looked to the future and raised money for causes like civil liberties and women’s health.
The work, an adaptation of Chekhov’s first play written by Ms. Blanchett’s husband, Andrew Upton, last week grossed just over $1 million.
The singer said she had been influenced by an article about how her planned appearance was heartbreaking to her gay fans.
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Ms. Holliday said that she had not supported Donald J. Trump’s candidacy, but that she “thought of the history part of it.”
Mrs. Clinton was among the boldfaced names at the revival on Sunday afternoon, for the last performance of the show.
Mr. Ruffalo, in his second Broadway appearance, will co-star alongside Danny DeVito, Tony Shalhoub and Jessica Hecht in the revival of an Arthur Miller play.
The Royal Shakespeare Company is using a motion-capture process and other technology to make Ariel seem even more like a magical sprite.
Second Stage Theater, a nonprofit organization, is in the midst of a renovating the Helen Hayes Theater.
The 33 plays and musicals running last week brought in a whopping $49.7 million, making it the highest-grossing week in Broadway history.
The new musical grossed more $1 million last week, a symbolic milestone, after strong reviews and positive word of mouth.
To prepare for his role in “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812,” he tackled the accordion — and, reluctantly, learned to dance.
The show will be the first in 49 years at Hudson Theater, which is being reconverted. Annaleigh Ashford will also star in the show, which runs 10 weeks.
The Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage’s work, Sweat, moves to Studio 54 in March.
The company that owns the Lyric Theater is planning a major renovation to accommodate the first American production of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.”
The play, by Stephen Karam, has enjoyed an extended run on Broadway and will now go on tour, starting in Seattle in November.
“Hamilton” is the first Broadway show ever to gross more than $3 million for an eight-performance week.