Thursday, January 20, 2022

‘The Kite Runner’ Heads to Broadway for Limited Engagement by Matthew Wexler

Based on the best-selling novel of the same name, The Kite Runner will play a limited run at Broadway’s Hayes Theater this summer. The post ‘The Kite Runner’ Heads to Broadway for Lim…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:33AM
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

First Look at Audible’s ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’ by Matthew Wexler

Eugene O'Neill's epic play "Long Day's Journey Into Night" is trimmed to a slim hour and forty minutes in a new Audible production helmed by Robert O'Hara. The post First Look at Audible’s…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:24AM
Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Robert Cuccioli Stars in ‘A Touch of the Poet’ as Part of Irish Rep’s 2022 Season by Matthew Wexler

'A Touch of the Poet' starring Robert Cuccioli, a world premiere, two one-night-only events, and a streaming show are all part of Irish Rep's 2022 season. The post Robert Cuccioli Stars in …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 06:06PM
Friday, January 14, 2022

Tim Rice Teases that ‘Chess’ May Come to Broadway by Matthew Wexler

"We plan to come back to Broadway, one day fairly soon. A team is in place," 'Chess' librettist Tim Rice said on a recent episode of his podcast. The post Tim Rice Teases that ‘Chess’ Ma…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 05:42PM
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

‘Girl From the North Country’ Announces Closing, Sort Of by Matthew Wexler

To close or not to close, that is the question. "Girl From The North Country" announced a final performance on Jan. 23 with hopes to reopen this spring. The post ‘Girl From the North Count…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 06:42PM
Tuesday, January 11, 2022

NYC Broadway Week 2-For-1 Tickets Now on Sale by Matthew Wexler

Now's your chance to see a Broadway show and save big with 17 productions offering 2-for-1 tickets, including "Company," "Hadestown," "Wicked" and more. The post NYC Broadway Week 2-For-1 Ti…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 08:42PM
Monday, January 10, 2022

Brittney Johnson Will Be First Black Glinda in ‘Wicked’ by Matthew Wexler

Brittney Johnson makes history as the first Black Glinda in any 'Wicked' production to play the role full-time when she steps into the Broadway production Feb. 14. The post Brittney Johnso…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 10:54AM
Friday, January 7, 2022

Broadway-Bound ‘Paradise Square’ Delays Opening Due to COVID-19 by Matthew Wexler

"Paradise Square" has announced new preview and opening dates for Broadway as a precaution due to the spike in COVID-19 cases from the omicron variant. The post Broadway-Bound ‘Paradise …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 01:12PM
Thursday, January 6, 2022

James Monroe Iglehart Joins Cast of Broadway’s ‘Chicago’ by Matthew Wexler

"Chicago," Broadway’s longest-running American musical, welcomes a new Billy Flynn when James Monroe Iglehart joins the cast on January 17. The post James Monroe Iglehart Joins Cast of Bro…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 06:36PM
Wednesday, January 5, 2022

5 Broadway Plays and Musicals to Look Forward to in 2022 by Matthew Wexler

The new year looks bright with a smattering of musical revivals, new plays, fresh interpretations on a classic, and more. The post 5 Broadway Plays and Musicals to Look Forward to in 2022 ap…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:03PM
Tuesday, January 4, 2022

The Public Theater Cancels Under the Radar Festival by Matthew Wexler

The Public Theater is canceling this winter's Under the Radar Festival due to COVID, flight cancellations, and visa delays. The post The Public Theater Cancels Under the Radar Festival appea…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 10:03AM
Monday, January 3, 2022

Broadway’s ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Takes ‘Hiatus’ Jan. 10 – March 14 by Matthew Wexler

In an effort to keep from permanently closing, Broadway's 'Mrs. Doubtfire has canceled performances from Jan 10 - March 14, and plans to reopen this spring. The post Broadway’s ‘Mrs. Dou…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 08:54AM
Friday, December 31, 2021

Watch: ‘She Has Hope’ Video Tribute to Rebecca Luker by Matthew Wexler

Sony Masteworks has released "She Has Hope," a new video from Tom Kitt's latest album featuring never-before-seen footage of Broadway star Rebecca Luker. The post Watch: ‘She Has Hope’ V…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 07:33PM
Thursday, December 30, 2021

Awards Season Brings Nominations for Many Musical Films by Matthew Wexler

See which films, directors, writers, and actors have been nominated for major awards for this year's big-budget musical films. The post Awards Season Brings Nominations for Many Musical Film…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 01:06PM
Wednesday, December 29, 2021

‘Romeo & Bernadette’ Delays Off-Broadway Return by Matthew Wexler

The new musical "Romeo & Bernadette," inspired by Shakespeare's classic tragedy, had eyes on a Broadway premiere but will now delay performances due to COVID. The post ‘Romeo & Ber…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:06PM
Tuesday, December 28, 2021

‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Announces Closing Date by Matthew Wexler

Producers announced that Broadway's 'Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations' will play its last performance on January 16, 2022. The post ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Announc…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:42AM
Monday, December 27, 2021

Pulitzer Prize Winner ‘A Strange Loop’ to Make Broadway Bow Spring 2022 by Matthew Wexler

"Usher, Usher!" Get ready for "A Strange Loop," Michael R. Jackson's "big, Black, and queer-ass American Broadway" musical coming to the Lyceum next year. The post Pulitzer Prize Winner ‘A…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:54AM
Friday, December 24, 2021

COVID Claims Broadway’s ‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ by Matthew Wexler

Despite efforts to keep the show open including the playwright stepping in, 'Thoughts of a Colored Man' concludes its Broadway run due to COVID. The post COVID Claims Broadway’s ‘Thought…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:03PM
Thursday, December 23, 2021

Camille O’Sullivan on Performing (and Asking) ‘Where Are We Now?’ by Matthew Wexler

Camille O'Sullivan discusses her new show at the Irish Arts Center. The post Camille O’Sullivan on Performing (and Asking) ‘Where Are We Now?’ appeared first on The BroadwayBlog.

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 07:33PM
Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Playwright Keenan Scott II’s Last-Minute Performance in ‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ by Matthew Wexler

Playwright Keenan Scott II performed in his own Broadway play due to COVID cases and unrelated illnesses impacting the cast. The post Playwright Keenan Scott II’s Last-Minute Performance …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:48AM
Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Experience the World’s Best Rising Talent at Under the Radar 2022 by Matthew Wexler

The Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival returns to present new works by artists from across the country and around the world. The post Experience the World’s Best Rising Talent at Un…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 08:36PM
Monday, December 20, 2021

First Look at ‘The Music Man’ Starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster by Matthew Wexler

Preview performances begin tonight for the Broadway revival of 'The Music Man,' starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster. The post First Look at ‘The Music Man’ Starring Hugh Jackman and …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:36AM
Friday, December 17, 2021

Salty Brine’s New Show at Joe’s Pub Will Reveal “Scenery-Chewing Monster That I Am” by Matthew Wexler

Salty Brine takes albums from any genre and performs them with a live band, weaving stories in and around the songs. See his new show at Under the Radar next month, and hear from the artist …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 10:48AM
Thursday, December 16, 2021

Culture Meets Camp: Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo at the Joyce by Matthew Wexler

Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo (Photo: Zoran Jelenic) By Winnie McCroy If you like your culture with a bit of camp, the world-famous, all-male ballet… The post Culture Meets Camp: …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 04:12PM
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

A Letter to Bobbie: ‘Company’ Returns to Broadway by Matthew Wexler

A reimagined Bobbie makes Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's "Company" resonate even more for a 21st-century Broadway audience. The post A Letter to Bobbie: ‘Company’ Returns to Broadwa…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 06:24PM
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Reviews: Flying, but Not Soaring, Over Sunset by Matthew Wexler

Reviews were mixed for Lincoln Center Theater's "Flying Over Sunset" despite a starry cast and creative team full of Broadway regulars. The post Reviews: Flying, but Not Soaring, Over Sunset…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:54AM
Friday, December 10, 2021

Phone Rings, Door Chimes, In Come Reviews for ‘Company’ by Matthew Wexler

Most critics are praising Marianne Elliott's production of "Company" along with Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone's performances. The post Phone Rings, Door Chimes, In Come Reviews for ‘Compan…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:03PM
Thursday, December 9, 2021

‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ Hits the Road After Broadway Run by Matthew Wexler

Following a successful limited Broadway engagement this fall that included a 2020 Special Tony Award, the critically-acclaimed improv sensation Freestyle Love Supreme, conceived by Anthony…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 05:33PM
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Off-Broadway Review: ‘Kimberly Akimbo’ by Matthew Wexler

Tony winner Victoria Clark stars in "Kimberly Akimbo," the new Off-Broadway musical by David Lindsay-Abaire and Jeanine Tesori. The post Off-Broadway Review: ‘Kimberly Akimbo’ appeared f…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:03PM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Don’t Miss: Todd Almond Holiday Album Release with Betty Buckley by Matthew Wexler

Broadway and TV star Todd Almond releases his new holiday album, "A Pony for Christmas," with special guest Betty Buckley. The post Don’t Miss: Todd Almond Holiday Album Release with Betty…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 01:12PM
Monday, December 6, 2021

Broadway Review Round-Up: ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ by Matthew Wexler

Rob McClure earned positive reviews in "Mrs. Doubtfire," a new musical of the popular film, but most critics weren't sold on the adaptation. The post Broadway Review Round-Up: ‘Mrs. Doubtf…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:54PM

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