All stories by Michael Paulson on BroadwayStars

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ Is Coming to Broadway by Michael Paulson

The improv show will begin a 16-week run in September.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Seek More Gender Diversity Onstage? Look at This List by Michael Paulson

After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to present.

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‘Girl From the North Country,’ With Bob Dylan Songs, Is Bound for Broadway by Michael Paulson

The show, written and directed by Conor McPherson, explores the struggles of boardinghouse residents in Depression-era Minnesota.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Debra Messing Will Star in ‘Birthday Candles’ on Broadway by Michael Paulson

The Roundabout Theater Company production, which follows a woman’s long life, marks the playwright Noah Haidle’s Broadway debut.

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‘Hillary and Clinton’ to End Broadway Run Early by Michael Paulson

Lucas Hnath’s play about a familiar-sounding power couple will wrap up on June 23.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Ed Harris to Succeed Jeff Daniels in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ on Broadway by Michael Paulson

Mr. Harris, featured in “Westworld” on television, is a four-time Oscar nominee.

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Illusionist Derren Brown to Perform ‘Secret’ on Broadway by Michael Paulson

The show, a mix of mind reading and magic, is to open in September.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Ali Stroker on Winning the Tony: ‘I Was Meant to Be in This Seat’ by Michael Paulson

The flirtatious Ado Annie of Broadway’s “Oklahoma!”relishes the chance to embody what a disabled performer can accomplish.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Taylor Mac’s ‘Gary’ Will Close Early on Broadway by Michael Paulson

The profane and bloody comic “sequel” to “Titus Andronicus” has been dying at the box office.

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

Scenes From Inside the 2019 Tony Awards by Sara Krulwich and Michael Paulson

Our photographer Sara Krulwich is at Radio City Music Hall, looking for moments that might stand out — a stirring song, a striking emotion, a bit of visual razzle dazzle.

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Tony Awards 2019: Live Updates by Michael Paulson

Cher, Jake Gyllenhaal and Audra McDonald are expected to join the host James Corden at the 73rd annual ceremony.

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How to Watch the Tony Awards and What You Need to Know by Scott Heller and Michael Paulson

When and how to watch Broadway’s biggest celebration, plus the best New York Times journalism on the nominees and contests.

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Friday, June 7, 2019

What You Need to Know Before the Tony Awards by Scott Heller and Michael Paulson

When and how to watch Broadway’s biggest celebration, plus the best New York Times journalism on the nominees and contests.

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Survey Says: Look for ‘Hadestown’ and ‘Ferryman’ to Take Tony Trophies by Michael Paulson

We asked voters about their preferences in anticipation of the award ceremony Sunday. Here’s what they said.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

‘For Colored Girls’ and ‘Soft Power’ Will Be Part of Public Theater Season by Michael Paulson

Along with a revival of Ntozake Shange’s “choreopoem” and a new David Henry Hwang musical: work from Tony Kushner, Richard Nelson and Steve Earle.

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‘The Inheritance,’ an Epic Gay Play, is Coming to Broadway by Michael Paulson

Matthew Lopez’s drama, inspired by the novel “Howards End” and presented in two parts, won this year’s Olivier Award for best new play.

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

How James Corden Shares His Love of Theater by Michael Paulson and Holly Williams

From a Paris crosswalk to Radio City Music Hall, the TV funnyman and Tony Awards host reminds us that he started on the stage.

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Monday, June 3, 2019

‘King Lear’ Revival Will Close Early on Broadway by Michael Paulson

Despite having Glenda Jackson in the title role, the production was largely overlooked during awards season and attendance has been dropping.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Broadway’s Box Office Keeps Booming. Now Attendance is Surging, Too. by Michael Paulson

A key factor: the rising popularity of New York City as a tourist destination.

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Mary-Louise Parker to Return to Broadway in ‘The Sound Inside’ by Michael Paulson

The play, by Adam Rapp, is about a professor, a student, and a terrible diagnosis. It is scheduled to begin performances in September and to open in October.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Watch 7 Songs from Tony-Nominated Broadway Shows by Michael Paulson

Cher! Rodgers & Hammerstein! The Temptations! Plus a giddy prom-goer and a very anxious actress — and only here.

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Obie Awards Honor ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ by Michael Paulson

The annual awards ceremony, which celebrates theater beyond Broadway, also gave a prize to Quincy Tyler Bernstine for sustained excellence of performance.

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Marisa Tomei to Star in Broadway Revival of ‘The Rose Tattoo’ by Michael Paulson

The Roundabout Theater Company production, directed by Trip Cullman, will begin previews in September and open in October.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

David Byrne Is Coming to Broadway by Michael Paulson

The pop artist is retooling his “American Utopia” show for a 15-week run from October to January.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

‘My Fair Lady’ to Close on Broadway in July by Michael Paulson

Nominated for 10 Tony Awards, the Lerner and Loewe musical will begin a national tour and may play London.

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Solving the 6 Biggest Mysteries of This Broadway Season by Michael Paulson

How does she stay so still? Is that scene really live? And how tall is that guy, anyway? We dig deep into the burning questions about this year’s Tony-nominated shows.

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

28 Portraits of This Year’s Tony Nominees by Celeste Sloman, Michael Paulson, Jolie Ruben and Joshua Barone

Why they act. What they’ve learned. And what they’ll remember.

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Monday, May 6, 2019

The Musical ‘1776’ Will Return to Broadway in 2021 by Michael Paulson

The Roundabout Theater Company revival is a coproduction with the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass., which will stage the show next May.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tony Award Nominations 2019: Snubs and Surprises by Michael Paulson

There were sour notes for “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “The Cher Show,” but “Gary” and “Ink” enjoyed surprising affection.

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Live Updates: 2019 Tony Award Nominations: What to Watch For by Michael Paulson

Among the 34 shows eligible for Tonys this season are adaptations of the films “Tootsie” and “Network.”

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Monday, April 29, 2019

A New Kind of ‘Hamilton’ Show, This Time on Lake Michigan by Michael Paulson

With a deeper dive into early American history, a gigantic exhibition based on the musical “Hamilton” opens in Chicago.

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