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Monday, November 1, 2021

Mandy Greenfield resigns as artistic director of Williamstown Theatre Festival by Caitlin Huston

Mandy Greenfield has resigned as artistic director of Williamstown Theatre Festival, the organization said Monday. Greenfield stepped down from her position in late October. The release did …

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Audra McDonald to star in ‘Ohio State Murders’ on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Audra McDonald will return to Broadway to star in Adrienne Kennedy’s “Ohio State Murders.” This production will mark the Broadway debut for Kennedy, an award-winning playwright who has…

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‘Six,’ ‘Moulin Rouge!’ to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade by Caitlin Huston

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade will return this year with performances by “Six,” “Moulin Rouge!” and “Wicked.” In addition to Broadway shows confirmed thus far, the 2021 pa…

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Friday, October 29, 2021

New York’s $3 million tax credit aims to help restart Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Broadway productions are vying for a $3 million tax credit that the state hopes can jumpstart the industry. The New York City Musical and Theatrical Tax Credit Program is intended to support…

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Thursday, October 28, 2021

‘The Music Man’ announces complete Broadway cast by Caitlin Huston

“The Music Man” announced its complete Broadway cast Thursday, including new members Rema Webb as Mrs. Squires, Phillip Boykin as Olin Britt and Linda Mugleston as Alma Hix. In addition …

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Broadway shows filled 85% of all seats last week, League says by Caitlin Huston

The Broadway League shared a snapshot of the industry’s grosses Wednesday, saying that 85% of seats across all operating Broadway theaters were filled last week. While the League initially…

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Monday, October 25, 2021

‘Is This a Room,’ ‘Dana H.’ to close on Broadway in November by Caitlin Huston

“Is This a Room” and “Dana H.” will close two months earlier than scheduled. The two plays are playing in repertory at the Lyceum Theatre and moved to Broadway after Off-Broadway run…

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Friday, October 22, 2021

New Bollywood musical ‘Come Fall In Love-The DDLJ Musical’ eyes Broadway premiere by Caitlin Huston

A new musical based on the longest running film in Indian cinema is slated to come to Broadway next year.  The musical, entitled “Come Fall in Love — The DDLJ Musical,” is based on th…

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‘Lackawanna Blues’ adds additional Broadway performances by Caitlin Huston

“Lackawanna Blues” has added four additional performances to its run, Manhattan Theatre Club announced Friday.  The show, written, directed and starring Ruben Santiago-Hudson, has added…

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Thursday, October 21, 2021

Adi Roy takes over from Antonio Cipriano as ‘Jagged Little Pill’ returns to Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Adi Roy will make his Broadway debut as Phoenix when “Jagged Little Pill” resumes performances Thursday with a reworked script. Roy takes over the role from original cast member Antonio …

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Broadway ticket buyers make more last-minute decisions by Caitlin Huston

As Broadway shows reopen, theatergoers are waiting longer to buy tickets.  Unlike prior seasons, many ticket buyers are purchasing Broadway tickets one to two weeks before or even the day o…

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

‘Trouble in Mind’ offers 300 discounted tickets to each Broadway preview performance by Caitlin Huston

“Trouble in Mind” will offer 300 discounted tickets for each of its preview performances, in partnership with R&B radio station 107.5 WBLS-FM. The Roundabout Theatre production will …

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Tuesday, October 12, 2021

‘Lackawanna Blues’ announces one-week extension on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced a one-week extension of “Lackawanna Blues,” following the cancellation of several performances.  “Lackawanna Blues” will now play the Samuel J. …

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Creative Goods launches QR-enabled buying program for Broadway merch by Caitlin Huston

Creative Goods Merchandise has launched a new program allowing theatergoers to purchase merchandise from their seats. Patrons can purchase items by scanning a QR code, which will appear on s…

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Friday, October 8, 2021

‘Lackawanna Blues’ cancels additional Broadway performances by Caitlin Huston

“Lackawanna Blues” has canceled additional Broadway performances due to the recurrence of star Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s back injury. Performances of the one-man show are now canceled fr…

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‘American Buffalo’ plans Broadway run in spring 2022 by Caitlin Huston

“American Buffalo” starring Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell and Darren Criss will get its Broadway run this spring.  The David Mamet play, directed by Neil Pepe, was originally schedul…

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‘Lackawanna Blues’ cancels opening night performance due to star injury by Caitlin Huston

The Thursday evening performance of “Lackawanna Blues,” which was meant to be the show’s new opening night, was cancelled due to a recurrence of lead Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s back inj…

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Thursday, October 7, 2021

Nik Dodani, Ben Thompson to join Broadway cast of ‘Waitress’ by Caitlin Huston

Nik Dodani will take over the role of Ogie in “Waitress” on Broadway.  Dodani, who recently appeared as Jared in the “Dear Evan Hansen” film, will make his Broadway debut in the rol…

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch to star in ‘Funny Girl’ on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Ramin Karimloo and Jane Lynch will star in the Broadway revival of “Funny Girl” alongside Beanie Feldstein.  Karimloo, who has previously appeared in “Les Misérables” and “Anasta…

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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

‘Showstoppers!’ costume exhibit temporarily closed due to flooding by Caitlin Huston

A Times Square costume exhibit designed to raise money for costume makers affected by the pandemic has temporarily closed due to flooding.  The “Showstoppers! Spectacular Costumes From St…

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Monday, October 4, 2021

‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ moves up Broadway opening by Caitlin Huston

“Thoughts of a Colored Man” has moved its opening night to Oct. 13 from Oct. 31. The new play, written by Keenan Scott II and directed by Steve Broadnax III, began Broadway previews Oct.…

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Friday, October 1, 2021

‘Aladdin’ cancels Broadway performances through Oct. 10 due to more COVID-19 cases by Caitlin Huston

“Aladdin” on Broadway has cancelled performances from Oct. 1 through Oct. 10 due to additional COVID-19 cases in the company. The production had initially cancelled Wednesday evening’s…

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Broadway extends audience mask, vaccination requirement through 2021 by Caitlin Huston

Broadway will extend the mask and vaccination requirement for audiences through the end of the year, the Broadway League announced Friday.  Under the regulations, audience members above the…

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Thursday, September 30, 2021

‘Aladdin’ will resume Broadway performances after COVID-19 cases by Caitlin Huston

The Broadway production of “Aladdin” announced it will resume performances Thursday, a day after the cancellation of a performance due to COVID-19 cases in the company. Since announcing …

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021

‘Aladdin’ on Broadway cancels performance due to COVID-19 cases by Caitlin Huston

“Aladdin” canceled its Wednesday evening performance due to positive COVID-19 cases in the Broadway company. The Disney Theatrical production held its first performance since the theatri…

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Actors’ Equity hires attorney to investigate ‘Jagged Little Pill’ claims by Caitlin Huston

Actors’ Equity has hired labor attorney Micah Wissinger to conduct a review of the workplace of “Jagged Little Pill.”  The union hired Wissinger to conduct the investigation after cas…

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Daniel Craig, Ruth Negga to star in ‘Macbeth’ on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Daniel Craig will star in a production of “Macbeth” on Broadway this spring  The James Bond star will play opposite Ruth Negga, lead of the film “Loving,” who will be making her Bro…

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How the potential IATSE strike could impact Broadway productions by Caitlin Huston

If IATSE members vote to strike later this week, Broadway productions will be largely unaffected.  The union, whose members include stagehands, artisans and technicians on Broadway, as well…

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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Full Broadway cast announced for ‘Trouble in Mind’ by Caitlin Huston

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the full cast starring alongside LaChanze in the Broadway production of “Trouble in Mind.”  Michael Zegen (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”) will…

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Dramatists Guild creates inclusion rider for theater by Caitlin Huston

The Dramatists Guild of America has created an inclusion rider for its writers to negotiate for greater diversity in theatrical productions.  The rider is an optional tool for members of th…

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Monday, September 27, 2021

‘Lackawanna Blues’ delays Broadway press opening by Caitlin Huston

The opening of “Lackawanna Blues” has been pushed by another week, Manhattan Theatre Club announced Monday.  The new press opening has been scheduled for Oct. 7, as star Ruben Santiago-…

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