Friday, October 11, 2019

Tina – The Tina Turner Musical to Launch Digital Lottery by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, readying to open at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on November 7, 2019, begins previews tomorrow, Saturday, October 12, 2019. As previews get underway, …

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Everything You Need to Know About Henry VIII’s Wives in SIX by Leigh Scheps For Broadway Direct

Just like Hamilton, the musical Six is about history. Just don’t confuse its six stars with Chicago’s six merry murderesses of the Cook County Jail. The main characters of this already-p…

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

First Look: The Rose Tattoo by Broadway Direct

This is one Tennessee Williams woman you won’t soon forget. Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei unleashes a tour de force as Serafina, a widow who rekindles her desire for love, lust and lif…

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Critically Acclaimed Slave Play Extends by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Due to popular demand, the Jeremy O. Harris written Slave Play, is extending its Broadway run by two weeks. The critically acclaimed work will now run through January 19, 2020, at the Golden…

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MJ The Musical Announces Broadway Premiere by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

MJ, a new musical inspired by the life of Michael Jackson, has been rumored to be Broadway-bound for some time. Today, producers have made it official. The jukebox musical, drawing from the …

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Al Roker to Return to Waitress, Sparks Extends by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Some big news coming from the Broadway production of Waitress which will wind up its hit run at Broadway’s Brooks Atkinson Theatre after the New Year. Beloved weatherman and anchor of the …

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

First Look: Slave Play by Broadway Direct

It stunned audiences with a sold-out run at New York Theatre Workshop. Now, Slave Play is coming to Broadway. Written by Jeremy O. Harris, “one of the most promising playwrights of his g…

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Meet the Director Electrifying Audiences Around the World by Gordon Cox For Broadway Direct

At just 35 years old, the Australian director Simon Stone is one of the fastest-rising names in international theater, staging searing shows around the world to critical praise that has sing…

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Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale Buckle Up for Medea by Gordon Cox For Broadway Direct

“What was tough was convincing Rose that we should go to the theatre every night and kill our two sons.” These are words you don’t expect to hear from most parents, but actor Bobby Can…

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Medea starring Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale at BAM by Broadway Direct

Jan 12—Feb 23, 2020 Written by Simon Stone after Euripides Directed by Simon Stone Produced by BAM, Internationaal Theater Amsterdam, and David Lan Visionary director Simon Stone, creator …

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The Irishman to be Screened on Broadway by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

In a rare occurrence for Broadway, one of its famed theatrical halls will become a cinema. The Belasco Theatre will play host to Martin Scorsese’s latest film The Irishman, screening for o…

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Complete Cast of A Christmas Carol Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

As the weather begins to turn toward a slight chill it is usually a good sign that the holidays are just around the corner. This is also an indication that the Broadway production of A Chris…

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Listen to Renee Rapp Sing “World Burn” from Mean Girls by Broadway Direct

Watch the new "World Burn" music video ft. our queen, Renee Rapp. “Broadway has waited a long time for Tina Fey’s talent. At last she’s here” (The New York Times). Directed by Casey …

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Harry Connick Jr. – A Celebration of Cole Porter on Broadway by Broadway Direct

Harry Connick Jr. - A Celebration of Cole Porter, honoring one of America’s most respected songwriters, is coming to Broadway for a limited engagement with previews beginning Saturday, Dec…

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Harry Connick Jr. Brings His Own Perspective to Cole Porter by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

Harry Connick Jr. has gotten a kick out of Cole Porter’s music since he was a child piano prodigy. He discovered its essential role in jazz repertoire while he grew up in New Orleans — w…

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

To Kill A Mockingbird Enters Second Year with New Cast Members by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The critically acclaimed production of To Kill A Mockingbird, currently playing at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre, is entering its second year on Broadway. With this anniversary celebration, n…

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Tickets for Harry Connick Jr. – A Celebration of Cole Porter Go On Sale by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Harry Connick, Jr. fans and lovers of great music both have reasons to celebrate this holiday season when the entertainer returns to Broadway for a special engagement: Harry Connick, Jr. –…

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Monday, September 30, 2019

Conor McPherson on Being Inspired by Bob Dylan’s Music by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

For the celebrated Irish playwright Conor McPherson, Girl From the North Country represents a number of firsts: his first musical, his first work set in the United States, and, oh yes, his f…

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Mare Winningham and Simon Hale on Adapting Bob Dylan for Broadway by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

She’s a veteran stage and screen actress, a singer/songwriter, and she has several albums, two Emmy Awards, and Tony and Oscar nominations under her belt. He’s an eminent musician, compo…

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Road To The North Country: Make You Feel My Love by Broadway Direct

Rachel John (Mrs. Neilsen on the West End & Toronto) and Jeannette Bayardelle (Mrs. Neilsen on Broadway) sing Bob Dylan's iconic song, "Make You Feel My Love," accompanied by Girl From T…

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Friday, September 27, 2019

First Look: Freestyle Love Supreme by Broadway Direct

Before Hamilton, before In the Heights, there was freestyle love supreme. Now, more than 15 years after its inception, the original hip-hop musical phenomenon from Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel…

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Listen Here: Kristin Chenoweth’s For The Girls Out Today by Broadway Direct

Ahead of her new Broadway engagement at the Nederlander Theatre, Kristin Chenoweth’s new album, For The Girls, is out now! Her show will feature songs from this new album, along with coll…

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Casting Announced for Girl From the North Country by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Conor McPherson-Bob Dylan musical Girl From North Country, which enjoyed a critically acclaimed Off-Broadway run at the Public Theatre last fall, is headed for Broadway in the spring of …

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Bookfilter’s September Book of the Month by Michael Giltz For Broadway Direct

Every month, BookFilter picks the best new theater book, exclusively for Broadway Direct readers. Come From Away: Welcome to the Rock — An Inside Look at the Hit Musical Book, music, and l…

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Transparent’s Alexandra Billings Joins Wicked by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Alexandra Billings, star of the critically acclaimed TV series Transparent, will join the Broadway production of Wicked on Monday, January 20, 2020, in the role of the cunning Madame Morribl…

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Erika Jayne is Chicago Bound by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The long-running Broadway revival of the Kander and Ebb musical Chicago is welcoming a new merry murderess to its ranks. Singer, actress and TV sensation Erika Jayne (Bravo’s “The Real H…

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First Look: The Great Society by Broadway Direct

From the creative team behind the Tony-winning Best Play, All The Way, comes a thrilling new play about the LBJ legacy: The Great Society. 17 actors. Over 50 characters. One epic political…

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BroadwayHD Announces October Additions to Streaming Platform by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

BroadwayHD, the premiere online streaming service that brings the best of theatre right into your home, has delighted its audiences with selections such as Cirque du Soleil, Kinky Boots, Cat…

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The Height of the Storm Extends by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of Florian Zeller’s The Height of the Storm, translated by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton is poised to open tonight, September 24. The…

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Marisa Tomei on Returning To Broadway in The Rose Tattoo by Broadway Direct

Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei is currently unleashing a tour de force performance as Serafina Delle Rose, an Italian widow who rekindles her desire for love and life, in Roundabout Theat…

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Watch Sophia Anne Caruso in “Dead Mom” Music Video from Beetlejuice by Broadway Direct

Check out the OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO for “Dead Mom." "Pure mischief! Rowdy, cheeky and gleefully irreverent!" -New York Magazine The ghost-with-the-most makes his Broadway debut in this hil…

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