Friday, October 15, 2021

Armie Hammer replaced by Noah Reid in Broadway’s ‘The Minutes’ by Johnny Oleksinski

Hammer, 35, has been embroiled in controversy since January when multiple women accused the "Call Me by Your Name" star of sexual abuse. Reid will be making his Broadway debut.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 01:09PM
Thursday, October 14, 2021

‘Lehman Trilogy’ review: Broadway turns a big bank into big drama by Johnny Oleksinski

“The Lehman Trilogy,” a slick British import about the spectacular rise and fall of the Lehman brothers that opened Thursday night, is an exciting and invigorating piece of theater, even…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:58PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ review: Broadway tackles changing Brooklyn by Johnny Oleksinski

Keenan Scott II's entertaining new play at the Golden Theatre gives us what it promises: the internal musings of a group of New York black men.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:20PM
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Jane Lynch and more join Beanie Feldstein in Broadway’s ‘Funny Girl’ by Johnny Oleksinski

Hey, Mr. Arrrrrnstein! And Eddie. And Mrs. Brice, too. Lynch, Ramin Karimloo and Jared Grimes will join Beanie Feldstein in the show, opening in March 2022.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 12:19PM

‘Diana the Musical’ is the legendary flop Broadway deserves by Johnny Oleksinski

Broadway wouldn’t really be back unless there was one show playing that’s so ridiculous we’re baffled by its very existence. Well, here she is, boys!

SOURCE: The New York Post at 08:28AM
Sunday, October 3, 2021

‘Six’ finally opens on Broadway — and it’s a royal good time by Johnny Oleksinski

Hours before the curtain went up on “Six,” the new musical about Henry VIII’s sextet of wronged wives, Broadway went dark due to COVID. Now "Six" is back and vivacious as ever.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 10:00PM
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Aaron Sorkin says Scott Rudin ‘got what he deserves’ after bullying allegations by Alexandra Steigrad

Aaron Sorkin isn’t pulling any punches when it comes to disgraced Hollywood producer Scott Rudin. The “West Wing” writer, whose hit adaptation of “To Kill a Mockingbird” is returni…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 03:54PM
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga to star in ‘Macbeth’ Broadway adaption by Samantha Ibrahim

The "No Time to Die" star will play the lead while Negga will portray his cunning and treacherous wife, Lady Macbeth.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 02:30PM
Monday, September 27, 2021

A Tony Awards shocker by Michael Riedel

There is going to be fury on Broadway tomorrow, and a lot of sighing, privately, from the people who run the real show.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 01:40AM

Tony Awards 2021 in photos by Post Staff

From Broadway legends to newbies, many graced the red carpet and stage at the 74th Tony Awards in New York City.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 01:06AM

Broadway folks bragged about forging COVID tests to go to Tonys parties by Johnny Oleksinski

A man at the 2021 Tony Awards loudly claimed he used to fake Covid test document to attend the hot afterparty for Best Play nominee “Slave Play” at Neuehouse.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 12:01AM
Sunday, September 26, 2021

Tony Awards 2021: How to watch and what to expect by Sam Donsky

Curtains up, light the lights! We've been waiting for this show, tonight's the night!

SOURCE: The New York Post at 02:00PM

Here’s who will win at the 2021 Tony Awards by Johnny Oleksinski

The Post's predictions for who will win best musical, play and more on Broadway's biggest night.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 01:00PM
Saturday, September 18, 2021

‘Lion King’ ad roaring on subway platform has passengers yelping by Conor Skelding

The recorded messages blare the famous Zulu lead-in to "Circle of Life," before advising straphangers that the musical is back on Broadway.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:46AM
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Broadway reopens with big shows including ‘Hamilton’ and ‘Wicked’ by Julia Marsh, Sam Raskin

Theaters will reopen at 100 percent capacity Tuesday evening for marquee Broadway shows like "Hamilton," "Wicked," "The Lion King," and "Chicago," Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 12:56PM
Friday, September 10, 2021

Why ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ is much better than its terrible movie trailer by Johnny Oleksinski

During the world premiere of the moving movie “Dear Evan Hansen” at the Toronto International Film Festival Thursday night, a nagging question kept coming up: Should this still be a musi…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 10:49AM
Thursday, September 9, 2021

Michael Constantine, star of ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding,’ dead at 94 by Rob Bailey-Millado

Classic TV fans will remember Constantine from his Emmy-winning role as high school principal Seymour Kaufman in the ABC series "Room 222," which ran from 1969 to 1974.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 07:54AM
Thursday, September 2, 2021

André De Shields’ on Broadway reopening, and the return of ‘Hadestown’ by Johnny Oleksinski

The indomitable De Shields, 75, is excited, if cautious, about returning to the neighborhood where he's wowed audiences for decades.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 04:51PM
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

As Broadway nervously returns, London is having a ball by Johnny Oleksinski

While Broadway nervously approaches mass reopening in September, with casts and creatives terrified by the Delta variant, much of London’s West End has been happily chugging along since sp…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 03:45PM
Thursday, August 26, 2021

Broadway teams up with Oprah for campaign heralding NYC’s comeback by Michael Riedel

The three-minute montage "This Is Broadway,” narrated by Oprah Winfrey, captures the history -- and excitement -- of live theater and heralds the return of the Great White Way.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 07:12PM
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

‘The Karate Kid’ musical sets 2022 pre-Broadway run by Sam Donsky

The musical adaptation of "The Karate Kid" will open in St. Louis next spring.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 03:49PM
Sunday, August 22, 2021

‘Pass Over’ Broadway review: An enticing, uneven play by Johnny Oleksinski

“Pass Over” is a compelling, if flawed, way to return to Broadway.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 06:02PM

What to know for Broadway’s reopening 2021: Shows, COVID, restaurants, more by Johnny Oleksinski

The Post’s guide to this year's unusual, unforgettable fall season on Broadway.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:50AM
Saturday, August 21, 2021

NYC needs another ‘I Love NY’ campaign to bring Broadway back by Michael Riedel

As Broadway claws its way back from an 18-month COVID shutdown, it could use a snappy new television commercial that captures the excitement of live theater. Currently, New York City is sink…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 07:27AM
Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Beanie Feldstein to star in ‘Funny Girl’ Broadway revival in 2022 by Johnny Oleksinski

The role made a star out of Barbra Streisand in 1964, when the show played the Winter Garden Theatre, and she won the Oscar for Best Actress for the film version in 1968.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 02:35PM
Monday, August 9, 2021

‘Merry Wives’ review: Shakespeare in the Park is back — and hilarious by Johnny Oleksinski

Lest you think "Merry Wives" is a nonstop sex romp, get your mind out of the gutter. There are more innocent romances and scheming afoot too.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 10:19PM

‘West Side Story’ will not reopen on Broadway by Noah Sheidlower

"West Side Story," previously executive produced by Scott Rudin, will not reopen on Broadway.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 02:39PM
Friday, August 6, 2021

Broadway insider warns unvaxxed actors: ‘You won’t work!’ by Sara Nathan

Performers and backstage crew will also have to be fully vaccinated. If they have a problem with this, "they just won't work," three-time Tony Award-winning producer Bonnie Comley warned.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 05:52PM
Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Disgraced comic Louis C.K. comes out of hiding, announces tour dates by Ben Cost

He will embark on a 24-city nationwide comedy tour, starting with gigs in New York City next week.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 03:23PM
Monday, August 2, 2021

Natalie Mendoza is the new Satine in Broadway’s ‘Moulin Rouge!’ by Johnny Oleksinski

Broadway's “Moulin Rouge!” announced that Natalie Mendoza will take over the leading role of Satine when the musical resumes performances Sept. 24.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 12:35PM
Monday, July 19, 2021

Andrew Lloyd Webber may close ‘Cinderella’ musical due to COVID rules by Johnny Oleksinski

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical, which was set to have its opening night on Tuesday in London, has been thrown into chaos due to a single case of the coronavirus among the cast of more t…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 02:27PM

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre