Monday, February 5, 2024

Video: PURLIE VICTORIOUS Takes its Final Bows on Broadway

This weekend, Purlie Victorious took its final bow at the Music Box Theatre following 23 previews and 151 regular performances. The final show took place on February 4. Check out a video of …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:34AM
Friday, January 19, 2024

SUFFS Stars Book Writer, Composer, Lyricist Shaina Taub by Sandi Durell

Suffs casting announced. The new original musical begins performances at the Music Box Theatre on March 26, opening on April 18th. It stars book writer, composer, and lyricist Shaina Taub�…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 09:15AM
Thursday, January 18, 2024

Ones to Watch: Shaina Taub Brings Suffs to Broadway on Her Own Terms by Hayley Levitt

Calling Shaina Taub “One to Watch” might seem redundant to fans who have been keeping a close eye on her career for the past decade. But never has a work more fully epitomized Taub as an…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:42AM
Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Nikki M. James, Jenn Colella and More to Star Alongside Shaina Taub in Broadway's Suffs by Darryn King

Shaina Taub will lead the cast of Suffs on Broadway, reprising her performance as Alice Paul, which she debuted for the musical's extended 2022 world-premiere production at The Public Theat…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:42AM
Monday, December 4, 2023

Hear Shaina Taub Sing Suffs' New Finale Number 'Keep Marching' by Logan Culwell-Block

The song is newly written for the suffragette musical's upcoming Broadway run, set to begin March 26, 2024 at the Music Box Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM
Thursday, November 30, 2023

Photos: Hillary Clinton Visits PURLIE VICTORIOUS on Broadway

At the Wednesday evening performance of PURLIE VICTORIOUS: A Non-Confederate Romp Through The Cotton Patch, the cast, led by Leslie Odom, Jr. and Kara Young, was treated to a special visit f…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:36PM
Monday, November 27, 2023
Wednesday, November 22, 2023

PURLIE VICTORIOUS at the Music Box Theatre by Richard Seff

Ossie Davis is an actor and playwright–born in 1917–whose long career in theatre began in 1939 after his graduation from Howard University. He eventually made his Broadway debut in Jeb i…

SOURCE: onandoffbroadwaytheaterreviews.com at 06:24PM
Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Photos: PURLIE VICTORIOUS Welcomes Angela Bassett, Alicia Keys, Mariska Hargitay, and Hilary Swank Backstage!

See photos from a special Saturday Night on Broadway! The Music Box Theatre was graced by multiple celebrities on Saturday Night for the performance of Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:10PM
Friday, November 10, 2023

A CELEBRATION OF SHELDON HARNICK: NOVEMBER 9, 2023 by Sandi Durell

Article By Ron Fassler . . . Sheldon Harnick, one of the most inspiring lyricists of the Golden Age of Broadway, died this past June at the age of ninety-nine. Yesterday afternoon, friends a…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 02:47PM

Photos: Broadway Remembers Sheldon Harnick at Memorial at Music Box Theatre by Andrew Gans

The afternoon celebrating the Tony-winning lyricist featured Danny Burstein, Harvey Fierstein, Rob Fisher, Judy Kuhn, Karen Ziemba, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM
Thursday, November 9, 2023

Memorial for Sheldon Harnick Held November 9 at Broadway's Music Box Theatre by Andrew Gans

The lights of Broadway theatres will also be dimmed in memory of the Tony-winning lyricist.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Monday, November 6, 2023

Memorial for Sheldon Harnick Will Be Held at Broadway's Music Box Theatre by Andrew Gans

The celebration, open to the public, will feature Danny Burstein, Harvey Fierstein, Rob Fisher, Judy Kuhn, Emily Skinner, Karen Ziemba, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:18PM
Friday, October 27, 2023

OUR TOWN Is Headed To Broadway Next Fall, Kenny Leon Set To Direct

Next fall, Tony-winner Kenny Leon who directed Purlie Victorious which is now playing at the Music Box Theatre, will direct Thornton Wilder’s Our Town. This will mark the first time the cl…

SOURCE: Theatrely at 10:10AM
Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Vermont native's musical goes to Broadway with push from Hillary Clinton, Malala Yousafzai

... Playbill. Opening night is set for April 18 at the Music Box Theatre on West 45th Street in Manhattan. Taub wrote the book, music and lyrics for ...

SOURCE: Google at 07:13PM
Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Billy Porter, Nicole Ari Parker, James Ijames, and More Set For PURLIE VICTORIOUS Talkback Series

The new Broadway production Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch by Ossie Davis starring Leslie Odom, Jr. will host a post-show talkback series this fall a…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:49AM

Suffs Will Open on Broadway in April 2024 by Ruthie Fierberg

Following a 2022 world premiere with off-Broadway’s Public Theater, the original musical Suffs will bow on Broadway in 2024. The production will officially open on April 18 at the Music Bo…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:33AM

Shaina Taub’s Suffs to Open on Broadway This Spring by Paul Art Smith For Broadway Direct

Following a sold-out, extended run at The Public Theater, Shaina Taub’s new musical Suffs will come to Broadway this spring with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Nobel …

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 10:20AM

Shaina Taub Musical ‘Suffs’ Heading To Broadway With Hillary Rodham Clinton And Malala Yousafzai On Producing Team

Suffs, the Shaina Taub musical about the suffragist movement that had a sold-out, extended run Off Broadway last year, will move to Broadway this spring, with former Secretary of State Hilla…

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:12AM

SUFFS Will Open on Broadway This Spring with Hilary Rodham Clinton and Malala Yousafzai on Producing Team

Suffs will open on Broadway this spring at the Music Box Theatre, with Hilary Rodham Clinton and Malala Yousafzai joining the producing team.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 10:08AM
Friday, October 13, 2023

‘Purlie Victorious’ Starring Leslie Odom Jr. Wins Four-Week Broadway Extension

Broadway’s critically acclaimed Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch starring Leslie Odom, Jr. has extended its limited engagement by four weeks, with closing…

SOURCE: Deadline at 08:00AM
Thursday, October 12, 2023

Video: Stars Walk the Red Carpet on Opening Night of PURLE VICTORIOUS

On September 27, the company of Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch had something to celebrate at the Music Box Theatre, as the show officially opened on Broad…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:25PM
Monday, October 2, 2023

Video: Leslie Odom, Jr. & Company Celebrate Opening Night of PURLIE VICTORIOUS on Broadway

Just last week, Tony & Grammy Award winner and Academy & Emmy Award nominee Leslie Odom, Jr. officially returned to Broadway in Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through th…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:33PM

[NYC] PURLIE VICTORIOUS (Music Box Theatre): A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch by Toby Zinman

Ossie Davis’s brilliant and hilarious play is part vaudeville, part sermon. And if preaching is theater, theater is preaching. And the lesson is that “faith… The post [NYC] PURLIE VIC…

SOURCE: phindie.com at 08:46AM
Sunday, October 1, 2023

Stellar Broadway revival of ‘Purlie Victorious’ at the Music Box Theatre delivers over-the-top laughs with a resonant message by Deb Miller

Now playing a limited engagement at the Music Box Theatre, the first-ever Broadway revival of actor, director, activist, and writer Ossie Davis’s Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp …

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 09:42PM
Thursday, September 28, 2023

Photos: PURLIE VICTORIOUS Cast Takes Opening Night Bows

Check out hotos from inside the opening night curtain call for Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch, now playing on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:55AM
Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch? by Molly Higgins

Leslie Odom, Jr. and Kara Young star in the revival at the Music Box Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:37PM

Purlie Victorious review – Ossie Davis play makes triumphant Broadway return by Jesse Hassenger

The Music Box Theatre, New York Leslie Odom Jr leads a note-perfect cast in a revival of Ossie Davis’s thoughtful comedy about a preacher scheming to save his church in the Jim Crow South …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:30PM
Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Why Leslie Odom Jr. Says Ossie Davis’ Purlie Victorious Deserves to be on Broadway by Caitlin Hornik

The first revival of Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch has arrived on Broadway. The play is currently in previews at the Music Box Theatre and slated to ope…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:37AM

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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