Friday, June 2, 2023

Nominees announced for 2023 Actors’ Equity ensemble award by Ruthie Fierberg

The prize from the union's Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs honors the original chorus members of new musicals.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 06:24PM

‘Fat Ham’ announces Broadway extension by Caitlin Hornik

The Pulitzer Prize-winning play is nominated for five Tony Awards.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:00AM

American Airlines Theatre to be renamed in honor of Roundabout Theatre Company’s Todd Haimes by Caitlin Hornik

The announcement was made moments before the lights of Broadway were dimmed in honor of the late artistic director.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:00AM

‘Waitress, The Musical - Live on Broadway!’ to play free Times Square screening by Ruthie Fierberg

The movie capture of the Broadway musical will premiere simultaneously at the 2023 Tribeca Film Festival.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:00AM

What would musicals sound like without orchestrations? by Ruthie Fierberg

The 2023 Tony-nominated orchestrators share their composers’ audio demos alongside final orchestrated recordings to reveal how the full and final sound of a musical gets made.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:23AM
Thursday, June 1, 2023

Scenic designer Beowulf Boritt shares his inspiration for his biggest set ever: ‘New York, New York’ by Broadway News

With the musical, Boritt earns a nomination for his 30th Broadway credit.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:26PM

Review: The devil’s in the details of ‘Grey House’ by Brittani Samuel

Levi Holloway’s horror opened on May 30 at Broadway’s Lyceum Theatre.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:44PM

‘Prayer for the French Republic’ to open on Broadway by Caitlin Hornik

The production will play the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre following an Off-Broadway run in 2022.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:35PM

Broadway-aimed tour of ‘The Wiz’ announces preliminary casting by Caitlin Hornik

The production will travel the country before landing on Broadway in 2024.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 07:19PM

‘Funny Girl’ star Julie Benko joins Broadway cast of ‘Harmony’ by Caitlin Hornik

The Barry Manilow-Bruce Sussman musical is set to open at the Barrymore Theatre this fall.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 06:04PM

Tyne Daly and Liev Schreiber to star in revival of ‘Doubt’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The new production will be produced by Roundabout Theatre Company.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 10:00AM

‘Chicago’ will welcome back Charlotte d’Amboise, Ryan Silverman and more by Broadway News

D’Amboise will reprise her turn as Roxie Hart beginning on June 12.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:30AM

LaChanze offers a memorial tribute to Roundabout Theatre Company’s Todd Haimes by Lachanze

The actor and producer shares the personal and professional impact of the late artistic director on the occasion of his “dimming of the lights.”

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:00AM
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

‘Some Like It Hot’ leads Drama Desk Award winners by Caitlin Hornik

Eight Broadway productions from the 2022-2023 season won multiple awards.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:08PM

Florida theater teacher Jason Zembuch Young to receive 2023 Tony Award for Excellence in Theatre Education by Caitlin Hornik

The award was co-founded in 2014 by the Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:00PM

Manhattan Theatre Club names Chris Jennings as new executive director by Ruthie Fierberg

Jennings, who will succeed Barry Grove in the renamed position, spoke to Broadway News about his goals for the theatrical institution.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 07:12PM

‘Sweeney Todd’ national tour to launch in 2025 by Caitlin Hornik

As with the current Broadway revival, the production will feature Jonathan Tunick’s original orchestrations.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:24PM

‘Here Lies Love’ to use pre-recorded music; Broadway musicians launch public outcry by Caitlin Hornik

The musicians union alerted its members of the musical’s intention not to use live musicians; “Here Lies Love” producers respond.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:08AM

Broadway law firm Nevin Law Group to merge with larger entertainment outfit by Caitlin Hornik

Nevin Law Group will merge with media, technology, entertainment and intellectual property firm Klaris Law.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 07:00AM
Tuesday, May 30, 2023

‘The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window’ reshapes the legacy of Lorraine Hansberry by Ruthie Fierberg

Stars Oscar Isaac and Rachel Brosnahan, producer Jeremy O. Harris and more reveal their new perspective on a playwright the public thought they knew.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 11:24PM

Tony-nominated productions struggle as awards ceremony nears by Caitlin Hornik

Some of the most nominated productions saw significant decreases at the box office last week.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 07:26PM

2023 Tony Honors for Excellence recipients share acceptance speeches by Caitlin Hornik

Lisa Dawn Cave, Victoria Bailey and Robert Fried have been honored with the 2023 awards.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:00PM
Monday, May 29, 2023

Writers Guild asks members not to attend 2023 Tony Awards by Ruthie Fierberg

Some members of the union are Tony-nominated playwrights.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 10:01PM
Friday, May 26, 2023

‘& Juliet’ raises money for Phenomenal Theatre Fund with release of ‘Confident’ sweatshirt by Broadway News

The Phenomenal Theatre Fund is an initiative which aims to support upcoming artists in underrepresented communities.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:01PM

‘Broadway Bets’ breaks fundraising record by Ruthie Fierberg

The annual Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS event took place May 22.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:03AM
Thursday, May 25, 2023

Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker join ‘The Wiz’ producing team by Ruthie Fierberg

“The Wiz” revival will begin on Broadway in spring 2024.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:08PM

Governor Hochul renews tax credit program for Broadway productions by Ruthie Fierberg

What the extension of the program means for the industry

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:54AM
Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Kwame Kwei-Armah joins Manhattan Theatre Club as artistic advisor by Ruthie Fierberg

Kwei-Armah is the artistic director of London’s Young Vic.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 02:20PM
Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Grosses remain steady as Tony Awards approach by Broadway News

The overall Broadway box office increased, as did attendance.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 10:51PM

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