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Thursday, September 10, 2020

New York Times theater critic Ben Brantley stepping down by Deadline

Ben Brantley, the influential New York Times theater critic, will leave the job next month.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 01:32PM
Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Andrew Lloyd Webber taking part in COVID-19 vaccine trial by Deadline

“I’ll do anything to prove that theatres can re-open safely,” he tweeted.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 07:12PM
Monday, August 3, 2020

Andrew Lloyd Webber slams ‘Cats’ movie: ‘The whole thing was ridiculous’ by Deadline

“The problem with the film was that Tom Hooper decided that he didn’t want anybody involved in it who was involved in the original show."

SOURCE: The New York Post at 08:42AM
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Dustin Hoffman to star in first Broadway show since 1989 by Deadline

It will be Hoffman’s first Broadway role since 1989’s "The Merchant of Venice."

SOURCE: The New York Post at 08:32PM
Monday, June 1, 2020

Tony Awards event postponed over George Floyd unrest by Deadline

“We stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter,” said an executive producer of the special.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 01:47PM
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Michael Jackson musical ‘MJ’ moved to spring 2021 due to coronavirus by Deadline

Previews begin Monday, March 8, 2021, with opening night on April 15.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 02:42PM
Friday, May 1, 2020

Broadway theater producers working with Cuomo on re-opening process by Deadline

The state and the theater industry are working closely on how to re-start.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 05:54PM
Monday, April 27, 2020

Bernard Gersten, Lincoln Center theater executive producer, dead at 97 by Deadline

Bernard Gersten died today at his home in Manhattan of pancreatic cancer. He was 97.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 07:42PM
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Monday, April 13, 2020

Wynn Handman, theater founder and star teacher, dies of coronavirus at 97 by Deadline

Students included Alec Baldwin, Allison Janney, Denzel Washington and Burt Reynolds.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 11:37AM
Thursday, March 12, 2020

Broadway ticket holders to get automatic Telecharge refund during coronavirus shutdown by Deadline

Telecharge, the service that bills itself as the official ticketing site for Broadway and Off-Broadway, will automatically refund Broadway tickets purchased for performances between today an…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 06:43PM
Friday, March 6, 2020

Broadway theaters tell sick patrons to stay home amid coronavirus fears by Deadline

The nation’s coronavirus scare has not as yet impacted Broadway production schedules, with all shows currently playing as planned in theaters scrubbed and disinfected with extra vigor and …

SOURCE: The New York Post at 05:28PM
Thursday, January 9, 2020

Ben Cook is second ‘West Side Story’ actor to suffer injury in Broadway show by Deadline

A second actor in Broadway’s “West Side Story” has suffered an onstage injury, and this time he’ll leave the show: Ben Cook, who played the role of Riff, sustained the unspecified in…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 02:42PM
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Carole King musical offers free tickets to furloughed federal workers by Deadline

"Beautiful" producers have announced that workers hit by President Trump’s partial government shutdown will be given admission to select performances.

SOURCE: at 01:15PM
Thursday, August 23, 2018

Laura Benanti to replace Lauren Ambrose in ‘My Fair Lady’ on Broadway by Deadline

Ambrose’s final "My Fair Lady" performance will be Sunday, Oct. 21.

SOURCE: at 02:36PM
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Keri Russell to join Adam Driver in ‘Burn This’ Broadway revival by Deadline

The play begins performances in March 2019 at a theater to be announced.

SOURCE: at 05:12PM
Thursday, August 9, 2018

‘Tootsie’ musical to open on Broadway in April 2019 by Deadline

"Tootsie," the musical adaptation of the hit 1982 Dustin Hoffman comedy, will begin previews March 29, 2019, at the Marquis Theatre, with an opening date of Tuesday, April 23.

SOURCE: at 04:12PM
Monday, July 9, 2018

Broadway’s ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ is closing by Deadline

It's set to close Sunday, September 16.

SOURCE: at 02:04PM
Monday, June 11, 2018

‘Groundhog Day’ star Andy Karl lands lead in ‘Pretty Woman’ on Broadway by Deadline

He’ll play Edward Lewis (Richard Gere in the 1990 movie) opposite Samantha Barks’ Vivian (the role that made a superstar of Julia Roberts).

SOURCE: at 01:48PM

‘Hair’ live musical heading to NBC by Deadline

"Hair" spawned such memorable songs as “Aquarius,” “Good Morning Starshine” and “Easy to Be Hard.”

SOURCE: at 01:48PM

Jimmy Buffett musical ‘Escape to Margaritaville’ to cruise out of Broadway by Deadline

The Jimmy Buffett jukebox musical is planning a 2019 national tour.

SOURCE: at 01:48PM

Kerry Washington, Robert De Niro to present at Tony Awards by Deadline

Mikhail Baryshnikov, Tina Fey, Billy Joel and John Leguizamo are among those confirmed to present.

SOURCE: at 01:48PM

Bruce Springsteen set to perform at Tony Awards by Deadline

The Boss will get a special Tony Award for "Springsteen on Broadway."

SOURCE: at 01:48PM

Kerry Washington to return to Broadway with ‘American Son’ by Deadline

She will co-star with "Rescue Me" star Steven Pasquale.

SOURCE: at 01:48PM
Thursday, May 10, 2018

The internet is not happy with ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s cancellation by Deadline

The Twitterverse is exploding with reaction following the cancellation of cult comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine on Fox. Cast members, producers, and famous fans including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Seth M…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 08:30PM
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Broadway’s ‘Cher Show’ finds its Chers by Deadline

Actresses Teal Wicks and Micaela Diamond will join the previously announced Stephanie J. Block as the legendary singer at three stages in her life.

SOURCE: at 03:18PM
Friday, April 6, 2018

Josh Charles to make Broadway debut alongside Armie Hammer by Deadline

He'll star in Young Jean Lee’s dark comedy "Straight White Men."

SOURCE: at 10:41AM
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano heading to Broadway together by Deadline

Hawke and Dano will star in a new Broadway production of Sam Shepard’s "True West."

SOURCE: at 02:22PM
Monday, March 19, 2018

First look at Renée Zellweger as Judy Garland by Deadline

The actress transforms for her role in "Judy."

SOURCE: at 01:07PM
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tom Hanks to star alongside Rita Wilson in ‘Henry IV’ by Deadline

Forrest Gump as Sir John Sack-and-Sugar? Believe it.

SOURCE: at 10:22AM

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