Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Catherine Brunell Joins Mean Girls, Replaces Company-Bound Jennifer Simard by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony-nominated musical Mean Girls welcomes stage alum Catherine Brunell to the production on December 11. She takes over the roles of Mrs. Heron/Ms. Norbury/Mrs. George from Tony nomine…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The Illusionists' Dom Chambers and Eric Chien Blow Our Minds with Magic by Diep Tran

"The Illusionists—Magic of the Holidays" (Photo: Joan Marcus) When magician Eric Chien was a sophomore at the University of Hawaii, he would do magic tricks on campus. Then one day, he d…

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See Judith Ivey and the Cast of Greater Clements Celebrate Their Off-Broadway Opening Night by Diep Tran

On December 9, Greater Clements celebrated its opening night at Lincoln Center Theater. The new play by Samuel D. Hunter is set in a fictional mining town in Idaho thrown into turmoil by g…

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Odds & Ends: Bobby Steggert, Ivan Hernandez & Yank! Stars to Celebrate 10th Anniversary in Concert & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Bobby Steggert, Ivan Hernandez & Yank! Stars to Celebrate 10th Anniversary in Concert Stars of the 2010 musical Yank! wil…

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for Lauren Yee's Cambodian Rock Band Starring Courtney Reed & More by

Tickets are now on sale for the New York premiere of Lauren Yee's play with music Cambodian Rock Band. The production of off-Broadway's Signature Theatre, directed by Chay Yew, will begin p…

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Broadway Balances America Invites You to 'Dance That Dance' with Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Tour by Ryan Gilbert

In the fourth episode of season six of Broadway Balances America, viewers go behind the scenes of the new touring production of the fan-favorite Broadway bio-musical Summer: The Donna Summer…

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Watch Katharine McPhee's Gorgeous Rendition of 'She Used to Be Mine' from Waitress by

Katharine McPhee performs "She Used to Be Mine" from Waitress. See her in the musical through January 5, 2020!

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Get a Glimpse at the Swingin' Sound of Harry Connick Jr. — A Celebration of Cole Porter by

Harry Connick Jr. is back on Broadway! Take a look at his latest concert event A Celebration of Cole Porter.

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Jennifer Damiano, Michael Zegen & More to Join Duncan Sheik in His New Musical Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, a new musical based on the Oscar-nominated 1970 film, set to make its world premiere with off-Broadway's New Group this winter.…

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Chicago Icons Ann Reinking, Bebe Neuwirth and Bianca Marroquín to Judge The Search for Roxie by Caitlin Moynihan

The celebrity guest judges who will be choosing Broadway's next Roxie Hart in The Search for Roxie have been announced! Broadway stars Bianca Marroquín, Bebe Neuwirth and Ann Reinking, who…

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Matthew Amendt & Stephanie Berry Nab Title Roles in Classic Stage's Repertory Dracula & Frankenstein by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Classic Stage Company has announced full casting for its upcoming revivals of Bram Stoker's Dracula and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Dracula, adapted by Kate Hamill and direct…

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Public Theater Announces Complete Casting for World Premiere Coal Country by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is here for Coal Country, a new play by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen set to make its world premiere at the Public Theater in 2020. The previously announced off-Broadway product…

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The Search for Roxie Episode 4: Roxie Boot Camp by

The three finalists in The Search for Roxie head to New York City where they get one-on-one coaching from Chicago creatives, go backstage at the Ambassador Theatre and be guests on #Liv…

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Harry Connick Jr. Shares His Favorite Cole Porter Tunes and More Ahead of A Celebration of Cole Porter's Opening Night by

Harry Connick Jr. talks all about his favorite Cole Porter songs, lyrics and memories ahead of bringing Harry Connick Jr. — A Celebration of Cole Porter to Broadway.

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Noah Galvin Replaces Ari'el Stachel in 50th Anniversary Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

Noah Galvin has stepped in to take over the title role in Manhattan Concert Productions' upcoming one-night presentation of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Michael Arden is a…

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Austin Durant Joins Moulin Rouge! for Six-Week Run as Harold Zidler by Andy Lefkowitz

New York stage alum Austin Durant steps into the role of Harold Zidler in Moulin Rouge! The Musical beginning on December 10. He'll remain with the production for six weeks while original c…

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My Best Friend's Wedding Musical Sets World Premiere in the U.K.; Alexandra Burke Will Star by Andy Lefkowitz

A fan-favorite '90s film is being made into a stage show. My Best Friend's Wedding The Musical, a new tuner based on the Golden Globe-nominated motion picture, will arrive in the U.K. next y…

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The Illusionists' Dom Chambers and Eric Chien stop by to bring some holiday magic to the studio! 

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Something's Coming: Ivo van Hove's New Staging of West Side Story Arrives on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

A new Broadway revival of West Side Story from Tony-winning director Ivo van Hove kicks off performances at the Broadway Theatre on December 10. The production will officially open on Febru…

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Broadway's Hamilton Welcomes Krystal Joy Brown as Eliza by Andy Lefkowitz

Krystal Joy Brown joins the Broadway production of Hamilton on December 10. The strong-voiced stage veteran takes over the leading role of Eliza in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical…

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Monday, December 9, 2019

American Utopia's Tendayi Kuumba and Chris Giarmo on Getting Comfortable on Broadway by Diep Tran

Chris Giarmo and Tendayi Kuumba perform with David Byrne in "American Utopia" (Photo: Matthew Murphy) Tendayi Kuumba and Chris Giarmo never thought they would be on Broadway. They’re cur…

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Real Housewives Fave Erika Jayne is Ready for Roxie by

Erika Jayne of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is gearing up for a 12-week run in Broadway's Chicago in 2020. Paul Wontorek got the scoop from this Broadway newbie at a recent photo sho…

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for Bess Wohl's Broadway-Debut Play Grand Horizons by

Tickets are now on sale for Bess Wohl's Broadway-debut play Grand Horizons, set to arrive at the Helen Hayes Theater on December 23. The production, directed by Leigh Silverman, is schedule…

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Exclusive First Look! Real Housewives' Erika Jayne Readies to Rock Chicago by

On The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Erika Jayne is known for her tell-it-like-it-is style and killer survivor instincts, not to mention high-energy nightclub performances. Now she’s r…

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Broadway Grosses: Ain't Too Proud Breaks the Imperial Theatre Box Office Record by Lindsey Sullivan

The weather may be chilly, but Ain't Too Proud is certainly heating up Broadway. The production set a new box office record at the Imperial Theatre for the week ending December 8 with $1,710…

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Is This Ironic? The Stars of Jagged Little Pill Have the Answers by Diep Tran

Ever since Alanis Morissette penned her hit song “Ironic” in the mid-90s, many have debated whether situations like “rain on your wedding day” is actually ironic. To solve that age-o…

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Odds & Ends: Jonathan Groff Joins The Matrix, Aladdin Live-Action Film to Receive Spinoff Series & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Two-Time Tony Nominee Jonathan Groff Tapped for The Matrix 4 From Mindhunter to The Matrix! Two-time Tony nom…

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Beetlejuice Musical Sets Broadway Closing Date; National Tour to Launch in Fall 2021 by Andy Lefkowitz

Beetlejuice, the delightfully ghoulish new stage show based on the hit 1988 film, will end its Broadway run at the Winter Garden Theatre on June 6, 2020. The new tuner began previews on Marc…

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See Lea Michele, Jonathan Groff, Josh Groban & More Step Out for New York Stage & Film's 2019 Winter Gala by Lindsey Sullivan

A starry lineup of performers and presenters toasted honorees Tom Hulce and Diana DiMenna at New York Stage and Film's winter gala at the Ziegfeld Ballroom on December 8. Lea Michele and Jon…

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David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood and the Cast of A Soldier's Play on Bringing the Murder Mystery to Broadway by

Blair Underwood, Jerry O'Connell, David Alan Grier and the cast and creative team of A Soldier's Play share why it's so exciting to bring the Pulitzer Prize winning work to Broadway.

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Tony Goldwyn to Fill In for John Benjamin Hickey in The Inheritance by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony Goldwyn will return to Broadway this winter in Matthew Lopez's two-part drama The Inheritance. He will assume the role of Henry Wilcox from Tony winner John Benjamin Hickey for a four-m…

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