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An annual survey, suspended during the pandemic, resumes and finds theaters nationally doing fewer shows and torn between escapism and ambition.
The Majestic Theater has housed “The Phantom of the Opera,” which Prince directed, for the entire 35 years of its run.
The comedic storyteller, who previously brought a solo show to Broadway in 2018, has a new act for a new age.
The show had a bumpy, boisterous run, and will now begin a tour.
“Good Night, Oscar,” by Doug Wright, explores the life of a pianist who became famous as a witty guest and host of midcentury radio and television shows.
Hints: They both reached for the gun. I’m working on my roar! Everyone deserves the chance to fly. Have fun in hell!
In an interview, the storied British producer said that weakening box office and rising production costs led to the decision to end the longest run in Broadway history.
The theatergoing audience has been slow to return after the pandemic lockdown, and the show hasn’t been selling well enough to defray its running costs.
For the musical’s Hamburg premiere, a team wrestled with language and cultural differences to bring the story alive for a new audience.
A direct transfer of words was never going to work for such a complex show. So the team involved got creative.
‘White Girl in Danger,’ a soap opera satire by Michael R. Jackson, will be staged in New York next spring by Second Stage and Vineyard theaters.
The show’s producers have decided not to recast after stars Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster finish runs of slightly more than a year in the show.
As “Some Like It Hot” and “Ain’t No Mo’” head to Broadway, following runs of “Tootsie” and “Mrs. Doubtfire,” 10 artists reflect on an enduring trope and how it works, or …
Michael S. Rosenberg, the managing director of the McCarter Theater Center, will succeed Arlene Shuler as the City Center president and chief executive.
Jefferson Mays will bring his adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic to the Nederlander Theater starting in November.
Groban, playing the title character, will be joined by Annaleigh Ashford in a production scheduled to open in March at the Lunt-Fontanne.
“Summer, 1976,” about a friendship between two women in Ohio, will open next spring at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater.
After a two-year pandemic delay, villagers in the German town of Oberammergau are once again re-enacting the story of Jesus’s life and death, with some changes.
Attendance lagged in the comeback season, as the challenges posed by the coronavirus persisted. Presenters hope it was just a blip.
In the West, wildfires are stopping shows. Extreme heat has led to cancellations in the South. And changing weather patterns are hobbling performances in the Northeast.
The artistic director of Rattlestick Playwrights Theater is making an unusual career change after preparing the company for a major renovation.
The hit play, closed since January, was expected to reopen on Broadway this fall.
The stage musical, adapted from a 1992 film, will close Labor Day weekend after five months at the Nederlander Theater.
The new musical was an unsuccessful comeback attempt by the storied producer Garth H. Drabinsky.
The play, by Jordan E. Cooper, is a biting comedy set in an America that offers to relocate Black citizens to Africa.
The play, by Anthony McCarten, will be presented this fall by the Manhattan Theater Club, following a run earlier this year at the Young Vic in London.
The jukebox musical, which is already running in London, features songs by the Swedish writer and producer Max Martin, including “Since U Been Gone” and “ … Baby One More Time.”
“American Buffalo,” at Circle in the Square, is sticking with masking till it closes, July 10, citing the “proximity of the audience to the actors” and “the staging in the round.”
Despite picking up 5 prizes at this month’s Tony Awards, the Sondheim-blessed revival was facing a tough summer at the box office.
The Huntington Theater Company is staging a play based on the seminal J. Anthony Lukas book, reconsidering the legacy of the busing crisis.