Monday, May 23, 2022

Angela Lansbury to receive Lifetime Achievement Tony Award by Caitlin Hornik

Angela Lansbury is being honored with the 2022 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. Lansbury has won five Tony Awards throughout her more than 75 year career. She won …

SOURCE: Broadway News at 11:00AM

This year’s Tony-nominated shows push audiences to reconcile with history by Ruthie Fierberg

The 2021-2022 Broadway season and subsequent Tony Award nominations encompass a historic variety in styles, settings and narratives, as well as a range of creators behind the productions. Bu…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:54AM
Friday, May 20, 2022

Sutton Foster, ‘Company,’ ‘A Strange Loop’ win 2022 Drama League Awards by Caitlin Hornik

Sutton Foster won the Distinguished Performance Award for her role as Marian Paroo in “The Music Man” and “Company” received two awards at this year’s Drama League Awards. “The L…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:39PM

Broadway League extends mask policy through June 30 by Broadway News

Mask-wearing will be required in Broadway theaters through at least June 30, the Broadway League announced Friday. A further extension of the mask policy into July and beyond will be conside…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 10:56AM

With Vogel, Nottage and Anderson, three generations of Tony-nominated playwrights signal the health of Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

“Circles in theater rise faster than any individual can,” says Paula Vogel. That sentence lands with such clarity and profundity, it sounds like a line from one of her plays. But no. The…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:45AM

‘Kimberly Akimbo’ will play Broadway’s Booth Theatre by Broadway News

“Kimberly Akimbo” will play the Booth Theatre when it transfers to Broadway this fall, producers revealed Friday. The announcement comes as the show has set its exclusive fan presale, wh…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:31AM
Thursday, May 19, 2022

‘Mr. Saturday Night’ to release original Broadway cast recording June 10 by Broadway News

The original Broadway cast album for new musical “Mr. Saturday Night” will be released next month, Craft Recordings/Concord Theatricals announced Wednesday. The 17-track album, featuring…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 07:05AM
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Court Theatre of Chicago to receive 2022 Regional Theatre Tony Award by Broadway News

The Court Theatre of Chicago will be awarded this year’s Regional Theatre Tony. The special honor is given annually to a regional theater company in the United States, and includes a $25,0…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:26PM

‘A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical’ will play Broadway this fall by Broadway News

“A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical” will open at Broadway’s Broadhurst Theatre later this year, producers Ken Davenport and Bob Gaudio announced Wednesday. The new musical wi…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 10:57AM

‘A Strange Loop’ sees 45% jump at box office after Tony nominations by Caitlin Hornik

Broadway grosses held above $30 million last week, following Tony nominations and COVID-induced cancellations. For the week ending May 15, Broadway grossed $30,349,653, a mere 2.7% slip from…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:13AM
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

TodayTix launches 100K Seat Initiative to boost Broadway, Off-Broadway attendance by Caitlin Hornik

TodayTix has announced a 100K Seat Initiative to boost Broadway and Off-Broadway attendance. The company is making 100,000 seats available for under $99, with 50,000 of those seats being off…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:35AM
Monday, May 16, 2022

‘Harmony’ aims for Broadway transfer by Caitlin Hornik

The new musical “Harmony” is eyeing a Broadway production, according to press representatives. “Harmony” premiered Off-Broadway in a National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene production wh…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:53PM

Broadway’s ‘Girl From The North Country’ announces live capture by Caitlin Hornik

Broadway’s “Girl From The North Country” has been professionally filmed for future use. The production was filmed in April before its recent reopening on Broadway. The announcement did…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:01PM
Friday, May 13, 2022

Amber Gray, Kara Young among Actors’ Equity Foundation award recipients by Caitlin Hornik

The Actors’ Equity Foundation has announced the recipients of four of its 2022 awards. These awards honor veteran actors, promising performers and best performances in classical and Shakes…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:36PM

‘Girl From The North Country’ extends Broadway run by Caitlin Hornik

“Girl From The North Country” has extended its Broadway run by one week and will now run through June 19. The show was originally playing a limited return engagement at the Belasco Theat…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 01:14PM

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ to end Broadway run May 29 by Broadway News

“Mrs. Doubtfire” will play its final Broadway performance on May 29, producer Kevin McCollum said Thursday. The development comes days after the production garnered a single Tony Award n…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:30AM
Thursday, May 12, 2022

‘How I Learned to Drive’ extends Broadway run through June 12 by Caitlin Hornik

“How I Learned to Drive” has extended its Broadway run by two weeks, now playing through June 12. The Manhattan Theatre Club production was originally scheduled to run through May 29. Th…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 04:35PM

‘A Strange Loop’ to release original Broadway cast recording June 10 by Caitlin Hornik

“A Strange Loop” is set to release its original Broadway cast recording digitally on June 10. The pre-order period for the album begins on May 13. Five tracks will be made available to s…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 04:01PM

‘for colored girls…’ extends past Broadway closing notice by Broadway News

The revival of “for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf” will now play the Booth Theatre through June 5, extending its shortened run by two weeks. Produc…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:47PM

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society forms partnership with American Guild of Musical Artists by Broadway News

The American Guild of Musical Artists, AFL-CIO (AGMA) and Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) have entered into a new reciprocal agreement, the two organizations announced Thurs…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:56AM

Broadway League presents 2022 League Awards at Spring Road Conference by Broadway News

The Broadway League revealed Wednesday the recipients of the 2022 League Awards as part of the Spring Road Conference. The League Awards are presented annually to honor the achievements of p…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:35AM
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

‘Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella’ to be adapted for TV series by Caitlin Hornik

“Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella” is being adapted for a limited television series. The series is a partnership between Skydance Television and Concord Originals with Jennifer Lopez…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:07PM

Darren Criss and Julianne Hough to host “The Tony Awards: Act One” by Broadway News

“The Tony Awards: Act One,” an exclusive special which will stream June 12 on Paramount+ before the Tony Awards telecast, will be hosted by Darren Criss and Julianne Hough. Criss and Hou…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:00PM

Disparity grows at Broadway box office by Caitlin Hornik

Broadway’s grosses saw a slight improvement last week, even as the disparity between highest and lowest grossing shows continues to grow. For the week ending May 8, Broadway’s total gros…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:37AM
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Broadway’s ‘Girl From The North Country’ to launch North American tour by Caitlin Hornik

“Girl From The North Country” is launching a North American tour in the fall of 2023. The production, which features the music of Bob Dylan, will premiere at the Orpheum Theater in Minne…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:14PM

The 2022 Tony nominations mark a historic shift on Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

The announcement of the 2022 Tony nominations was one for the history books. Not just because the Tony Awards themselves are hitting their milestone 75th year. And not just because the nomin…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:51AM

The Actors Fund set to become Entertainment Community Fund by Caitlin Hornik

The Actors Fund will be newly named the Entertainment Community Fund. The news was announced at the organization’s annual gala on May 9. Joe Benincasa, president of the Entertainment Commu…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:04AM
Monday, May 9, 2022

‘Fat Ham’ wins Pulitzer Prize for Drama by Caitlin Hornik

“Fat Ham” by James Ijames is the winner of the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The other two finalists are “Selling Kabul” by Sylvia Khoury and “Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord”…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:08PM

2022 Tony nominations: Full list by Broadway News

The nominations for the 75th Annual Tony Awards were announced Monday morning by Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry. There were 34 eligible productions this year. “A Strange Loop” topped t…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:25AM
Friday, May 6, 2022

Tony Awards announces 2022 Tony Honors recipients by Caitlin Hornik

This year’s recipients of Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theater are Feinstein’s/54 Below; United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829, IATSE; Asian American Performers Action Coalition (AAP…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 04:42PM

Jennifer Holliday will return to ‘Chicago’ on Broadway by Broadway News

Jennifer Holliday will play the role of Matron “Mama” Morton in “Chicago” starting June 9, producers announced Friday. Having previously played the role in the summer of 2001, Hollid…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:59AM