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Monday, May 13, 2019

Rialto Chatter: Will David Hyde Pierce And Ari'el Stachel Star In A Musical Adaptation of THE VISITOR? by Rialto Chatter

According to reports online, The Public Theater is set to premiere a new musical adaptation of Thomas McCarthy's film The Visitor as part of its 20192020 season.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:33PM
Thursday, April 18, 2019

Rialto Chatter: Will THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Land On Broadway This Fall? by Rialto Chatter

The New York Post is hinting at a possible Broadway run for one of the season's most acclaimed plays, The Lehman Trilogy.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:33PM
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Rialto Chatter: London's DEAR EVAN HANSEN Star Found? by Rialto Chatter

Has London found its Evan Hansen Social media is ablaze with the news that an actor supposedly shared his acceptance letter for the coved lead role in the West End production online.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:22AM
Monday, February 4, 2019

Rialto Chatter: Will WAITRESS Welcome Lucie Jones as Next Jenna? by Rialto Chatter

BroadwayWorld has just learned that UK star Lucie Jones will soon join the cast of Waitress on Broadway as Jenna.Sara Bareilles and Tony Award winner Gavin Creel just played their final show…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:24PM
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Rialto Chatter: Will Jonathan Pryce And Eileen Atkins Head To Broadway In THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM? by Rialto Chatter

The Post is reporting that multi award-winning star of screen and stageJonathan Pryceand three-time Olivier award-winning DameEileen Atkinswill star in a Broadway transferof Florian Zeller's…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:24PM
Friday, November 23, 2018

Rialto Chatter: From Barbra to Beyonce- Will Broadway Host New Wave of Music Superstars in 2019? by Rialto Chatter

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Bruce Springsteen concludes his Broadway run next month, on December 15th, following three extensions. At the time of the closing date, he will have per…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:12AM
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Rialto Chatter: Will Marianne Elliott's COMPANY Come to Broadway in 2019? by Rialto Chatter

Bobbie, come on over to BroadwayAccording to the New York Post, Marianne Elliott's gender-bending production of Company, whichis currently running in the West End at the Gielgud Theatre,will…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:54PM

Rialto Chatter: BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical Cancels National Tour? by Rialto Chatter

Just days after announcing a run of Bat Out of Hell - The Musical in New York City at City Center, which would come on the heels of its national tour, BWW has learned that the tour has been …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:48PM
Friday, October 12, 2018

Rialto Chatter: Could a New Michael Friedman Musical Be Headed to The Vineyard? by Rialto Chatter

The loss of Michael Friedman hit the Broadway community hard as a great talent was swept from the stage. According to social media personality Laura HeywoodBroadwayGirlNYC, the Vineyard may …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:06PM
Sunday, October 7, 2018

Rialto Chatter: Is FUNNY GIRL Coming Back to Broadway With Lady Gaga and Rosie O'Donnell? by Rialto Chatter

Rumors have been circulating for awhile about a potential return of Funny Girl, but the latest rumor is that it could involve Lady Gaga and Rosie O'Donnell.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:36PM
Thursday, October 4, 2018

Rialto Chatter: Will GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Travel to Broadway? by Rialto Chatter

Bruce moves out, Bob moves in The New York Post's Michael Riedel is reporting that Conor McPherson'smusical Girl From The North Country is currently making moves toward Broadway's Walter Ker…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:32PM
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Rialto Chatter: Is BORN FOR THIS Heading to Broadway? by Rialto Chatter

Earlier this summer,Born for This took the stage at Boston's Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre. Now, rumors are circulating that the new musical could land on Broadway soon

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:42PM
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Rialto Chatter: Is the Kennedy Center Production of CHESS Eyeing a Broadway Run? by Rialto Chatter

According to Michael Riedel's latest column, a handful of Broadway producers venturedto Washington, D.C. recently to catch the latest mounting of the popular musical CHESS.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:41PM
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Rialto Chatter: Is Martin McDonagh's HANGMEN Eyeing A Spring Bow on Broadway? by Rialto Chatter

According to the New York Post's Michael Riedel, the play US premiere of Martin McDonagh's play Hangmen will head to Broadway's Cort Theater this spring, with performances set to begin April…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:01PM
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Rialto Chatter: Will Al Pacino Play Tennessee Williams on Broadway? by Rialto Chatter

Cindy Adams of Page Six has reported that Academy Award-winner, Al Pacino, is making his way toward the Great White Way in a new play about legendary playwright Tennessee Williams.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:40PM
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Rialto Chatter: Is A New Andrew Lloyd Webber Compilation Show in the Works? by Rialto Chatter

According to a new Equity Casting notice, a developmental lab has been set for a newshow exploring the theatrical legacyof legendary composer, Andrew Lloyd Webber.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:04PM
Monday, February 5, 2018

Rialto Chatter: Is a Roe v. Wade Play Coming to Broadway? by Rialto Chatter

Could Lisa Loomer's new play Roe be heading to Broadway soon Cindy Adams of Page Six has reported that the play, about Roe v. Wade, 1973's historic Supreme Court decision legalizing a woman'…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:46AM
Monday, January 22, 2018

Will Katharine McPhee Make Broadway Debut This Spring? by Rialto Chatter

Karen Cartwright may have already made it to Broadway, but Katharine McPhee has plans to make her debut in 2018. McPhee recently revealed on Instagram that she'll appear in a Broadway show i…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:34AM
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Rialto Chatter: Could Bryan Cranston Get Mad As Hell in NETWORK on Broadway? by Rialto Chatter

Best known on Broadway for his Tony Award-winning turn as Lyndon B. Johnson in the political drama, All the Way, actor Bryan Cranston is currently getting mad as hell and winning raves for h…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:32PM
Thursday, January 4, 2018

Rialto Chatter: Will Laura Osnes-Led CRAZY FOR YOU Revival Land on Broadway This Fall? by Rialto Chatter

Michael Riedel is now reporting that the revival, which stars Broadway favorites Laura Osnes and Tony Yazbeck, as well as TV stars, Rachel Dratch and Rachel Bloom, is currently eyeing potent…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:16PM
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Revised HADESTOWN Will Get NYC Workshop; Is Broadway Next? by Rialto Chatter

BroadwayWorld has just learned that a a revised version of Hadestown, which ran off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop last year, will get a New York City Workshop later this week. The ca…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:18PM
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Rialto Chatter: Will Telly Leung Fly High as ALADDIN's Next Prince Ali? by Rialto Chatter

Will he move from NYC to Agrabah BroadwayWorld has just exclusively learned that Telly Leung, who, as previously reported, will depart In Transit later this month, is rumored to take over th…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:33PM
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Hello, Donna! Donna Murphy to Play Dolly Levi Once a Week in HELLO, DOLLY? by Rialto Chatter

Hello, Donna According to the Huffington Post, Donna Murphy will act as the Dolly Levi alternate for the much-anticipated revival of Hello, Dolly. Murphy will play the matchmaker every Tuesd…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:50AM
Monday, October 3, 2016

Rialto Chatter: MEAN GIRLS Musical Coming to DC Next Fall? by Rialto Chatter

Fans have been eagerly anticipating aMEAN GIRLS musical, which has been in development for several years. At the 10th Anniversary celebration of the comedy film, Fey and her husband, compose…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:33PM
Saturday, August 13, 2016

Confirmed: Julie Taymor Aiming for Broadway Return with Revival of M. BUTTERFLY by Rialto Chatter

While there is no official announcement, Michael Riedel writes that she is in talks to bring David Henry Hwang's Tony-winning play back to Broadway.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:38PM
Friday, May 27, 2016

Rialto Chatter: DIARY OF A WIMPY KID Musical Moving Closer to a Broadway Bow? by Rialto Chatter

With a boost in the box office and the final days of an extension dwindling, Minneapolis' Children's Theatre Company's world premiere of DIARY OF A WIMPY KID is preparing for its next move.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:16AM
Monday, May 23, 2016

Rialto Chatter: Will Leona Lewis Replace Nicole Scherzinger in CATS on Broadway? by Rialto Chatter

Now rumors are circulating that British singer Leona Lewis might take on the role instead. A source told the Daily Star that Lewis is Lloyd Webber's first choice to replace Scherzinger.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:36AM
Friday, May 6, 2016

Rialto Chatter: Kathleen Marshall's Reworked THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Heading to Broadway? by Rialto Chatter

Could the recently reworked version of Meredith Willson musicalTHE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN soon land on Broadway

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:10PM
Thursday, April 7, 2016

Rialto Chatter: Julie Taymor Looking to Take Back Broadway with Beatles Musical? by Rialto Chatter

Julie Taymor could be in the midst of plotting her big Broadway comeback.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:56PM
Monday, April 4, 2016

Rialto Chatter: Carl Reiner's ALL KINDS OF LOVE Being Adapted for the Stage? by Rialto Chatter

Actor and comedian Carl Reiner just revealed that he might have a broadway show in the works He wrote today on Twitter

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:04PM
Monday, February 8, 2016

BWW Exclusive: And the 2016 Hollywood Bowl Summer Musical Is...??? by Rialto Chatter

It's usually around this time of year that the Hollywood Bowl announces their summer musical, and this year we haven't heard yet, officially... so we sent out our spies in Los Angeles to see…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:53PM