Saturday, March 2, 2024

Broadway League will now dim all marquee lights in memory of Hinton Battle by Andy Lefkowitz

On March 1, the League had announced that only certain marquees would be dimmed in honor of the three-time Tony Award-winning performer.

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Friday, March 1, 2024

Broadway theaters will dim lights in memory of Hinton Battle by Michael Abourizk

Battle won three Tony Awards in the span of a decade.

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Thursday, February 29, 2024

‘Water for Elephants’ announces ‘Tent Talkback Series’ by Michael Abourizk

The new musical will host discussions following select matinées in March and April.

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‘Forbidden Broadway’ sets summer Main Stem premiere by Michael Abourizk

Iterations of the musical revue have played Off-Broadway for decades.

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Christopher Durang will receive Dramatists Guild Lifetime Achievement Award by Michael Abourizk

The Tony Award-winning playwright will be honored in May.

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How compelling Broadway b-roll gets made by Naveen Kumar

The co-founders of HMS Media explains the process behind capturing footage for Broadway shows.

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Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Jon Jon Briones and daughter Isa Briones will join Broadway’s ‘Hadestown’ by Michael Abourizk

The pair will join the cast of the Tony Award-winning musical in March.

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Bennett Leak named interim artistic director for Second Stage by Michael Abourizk

Leak will lead the nonprofit during its 2024-2025 season.

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Louis Armstrong bio-musical ‘A Wonderful World’ will arrive on Broadway by Michael Abourizk

Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart will play the jazz trumpeter and vocalist.

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How did the Comedian Harmonists begin? by Ruthie Fierberg

Listen to the second episode of the podcast “Who Were the Comedian Harmonists? The True Story Behind Broadway’s ‘Harmony’” — produced by Broadway News and “Harmony.”

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Netflix screen adaptation of ‘Patriots’ in the works by Andy Lefkowitz

Peter Morgan’s new drama will mark the first Broadway producing credit for the streamer.

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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Capacity remains high as Broadway attendance sees modest increase by Michael Abourizk

For the week ending Feb. 25, the 24 currently running productions grossed $26,049,492.

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Final casting announced for Broadway bow of ‘Patriots’ by Michael Abourizk

The transfer of the Olivier Award-nominated play will open on the Main Stem in April.

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Monday, February 26, 2024

Broadway’s Jeff Whiting announces the creation of the Stage Door Foundation by Michael Abourizk

The nonprofit will provide financial support to artists during the developmental process.

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Katie McAllister named executive director of Inside Broadway by Michael Abourizk

The decades-old nonprofit provides Broadway exposure and programming to New York City public school students.

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Complete casting announced for Broadway transfer of ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ by Michael Abourizk

The Alicia Keys-scored musical will open in April at the Shubert Theatre.

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What Broadway can learn from the viral status of Off-Broadway’s ‘Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors’ by Clayton Howe

The production’s director of marketing explains how the niche show gained nearly a quarter of a million followers.

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Friday, February 23, 2024

Manhattan Theatre Club names Robert Carroll as general manager by Andy Lefkowitz

Carroll will begin his new duties with the nonprofit theater company on April 1.

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Thursday, February 22, 2024

‘Drew Barrymore Show’ welcomes ‘& Juliet’ for first performance from a Broadway show by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony Award nominee Lorna Courtney led the cast in a performance of “Roar.”

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‘Alan Cumming Is Not Acting His Age’ adds additional Broadway performance by Michael Abourizk

The Tony Award-winning actor will perform his solo show at Studio 54.

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‘Chicago’ will offer talkback with Ariana Madix and Jessel Taank by Michael Abourizk

The “Hart to Heart” event will take place in March.

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‘A Beautiful Noise’ sets closing date by Ruthie Fierberg

The Neil Diamond bio-musical will launch a North American tour in 2024.

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Getting ‘Stereophonic’ to Broadway — fast by Ruthie Fierberg

Lead producers John Johnson and Sue Wagner discuss moving the smash-hit Off-Broadway play to the Main Stem.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards