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Thursday, August 11, 2022

Lillian White to Play Hermes in ‘Hadestown’ on Broadway by Billy McEntee

The Tony Award winner will be the first female-identifying person to play the god Hermes; her reign begins September 13 on Broadway. The post Lillian White to Play Hermes in ‘Hadestown’ …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:24AM
Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Audra McDonald Will Return to Broadway at Renamed James Earl Jones Theatre by Billy McEntee

Six-time Tony award winner Audra McDonald will return to Broadway in Adrienne Kennedy’s "Ohio State Murders," opening the renamed James Earl Jones Theatre. The post Audra McDonald Will Re…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:42AM
Sunday, August 7, 2022

Tom Kitt and Helen Park Adding New Songs to Off-Broadway’s ‘Sesame Street the Musical’ by Billy McEntee

Tom Kitt said, “As someone who grew up with the magic of 'Sesame Street', it is a dream come true to contribute an original song for this musical.” The post Tom Kitt and Helen Park Add…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 10:18AM
Friday, August 5, 2022

‘Pose and ‘American Horror Story’ Star Anjelica Ross Will Join ‘Chicago’ On Broadway by Billy McEntee

Heralded television star Anjelica Ross, best known for her work on "Pose" and "American Horror Story," will make her Broadway debut in Chicago. The post ‘Pose and ‘American Horror Sto…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 08:48AM
Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Linda Lavin Will Return to New York Stage in ‘You Will Get Sick’ by Billy McEntee

Tony Award winner and heralded star of stage and screen Linda Lavin will return to the New York stage in the new play "You Will Get Sick." The post Linda Lavin Will Return to New York Stage…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 07:37PM
Monday, August 1, 2022

Theater Buff: Nicholas Barasch Returns to New York with ‘The Butcher Boy’ by Billy McEntee

Fresh from the "Hadestown" tour, Nicholas Barasch ("She Loves Me") discusses his latest project "The Butcher Boy," a darkly comic new musical at Irish Rep. The post Theater Buff: Nicholas …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:48PM
Sunday, July 31, 2022

‘Into the Woods’ Announces Broadway Extension by Billy McEntee

The hugely acclaimed and much beloved New York City Center Encores! production of "Into the Woods" will be extended for an additional eight weeks. The post ‘Into the Woods’ Announces Br…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:54PM
Monday, July 25, 2022

Acclaimed ‘Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish’ Will Return Off-Broadway by Billy McEntee

The celebrated production is again directed by Oscar and Tony Award winner Joel Grey. Also returning is Steven Skybell who stars as Tevye. The post Acclaimed ‘Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddis…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 05:54PM
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

5 Broadway Shows to Get Excited About for the Coming Season by Billy McEntee

Pulitzer Prize winners and new Broadway musicals will take New York by storm in the 22/23 season, which is already shaping up to be a busy and exciting one. The post 5 Broadway Shows to Get …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 07:07PM
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

’13’ Movie Musical Adaptation Releases First Look Trailer and Single by Billy McEntee

Netflix’s movie adaptation of Jason Robert Brown’s Broadway musical “13” has released a new trailer and first single ahead of its August 12 release. The post ’13’ Movie Musical A…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 03:48PM
Monday, July 18, 2022

‘Mr. Saturday Night’ Will Close on Broadway on September 4 by Billy McEntee

The Billy Crystal-led new musical comedy "Mr. Saturday Night" will close on Broadway on September 4 following mixed success at the box office. The post ‘Mr. Saturday Night’ Will Close o…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:33PM
Friday, July 15, 2022

Three Shows to Catch in Washington, DC this Summer by Billy McEntee

If you're traveling this summer, consider a stop in the nation's capital: new plays often start here before making their way north to Broadway. The post Three Shows to Catch in Washington, D…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:18PM
Thursday, July 14, 2022

Cheyenne Jackson to Go “Into the Woods” While Gavin Creel is Away by Billy McEntee

Cheyenne Jackson will be stepping into the roles of The Wolf and Cinderella’s Prince from July 24 through August 2 in "Into the Woods." The post Cheyenne Jackson to Go “Into the Woods…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 01:03PM
Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Jinkx Monsoon & BenDeLaCreme Announce 2022 North American Tour by Billy McEntee

Slay bells are ringing: "RuPaul’s Drag Race" stars BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon will be ringing in the yuletide with "The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Show." The post Jinkx Monsoon & Be…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:12PM
Tuesday, July 12, 2022

A Messy ‘Richard III’ At Shakespeare in the Park, Anchored By A Ferocious Danai Gurira by Billy McEntee

Broadway Blog reviews the new Shakespeare in the Park revival of "Richard III," starring Danai Gurira, at the Delacorte Theater through July 17. The post A Messy ‘Richard III’ At Shakesp…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:03PM
Monday, July 11, 2022

Lea Michele Joins ‘Funny Girl’ Revival; Beanie Feldstein Departs Early Due To “Different Direction” by Billy McEntee

Lea Michele takes on the role of Fanny Brice in "Funny Girl" beginning September 6, replacing Beanie Feldstein, who departs two months ahead of schedule. The post Lea Michele Joins ‘Funn…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 01:42PM
Friday, July 8, 2022

‘Almost Famous’ Announces Theater and Dates as 22/23 Broadway Season Takes Shape by Billy McEntee

"Almost Famous," the new musical with book and lyrics by Cameron Crowe based on his own own iconic film, announces dates and a theater for its Broadway run. The post ‘Almost Famous’ An…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:03PM
Thursday, July 7, 2022

‘& Juliet’ to Open on Broadway This Fall by Billy McEntee

The Olivier Award-winning original musical "& Juliet" will arrive on Broadway this fall, transferring to the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. The post ‘& Juliet’ to Open on Broadway Th…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:48PM
Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Your Summer Broadway Playlist by Billy McEntee

Whether you're chilling at the beach or taking a road trip, Broadway show tunes can be the perfect addition to your summer playlist. The post Your Summer Broadway Playlist appeared first on …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:33AM
Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Theater Celebrities Salute the Legend Peter Brook by Billy McEntee

Theater legend Peter Brook passed away on July 2 at age 97. The famed English director won two Tony Awards, both for Best Direction of a Play. The post Theater Celebrities Salute the Legend …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 01:37PM
Thursday, June 30, 2022

World Premiere of ‘The Notebook,’ Based on Hit Novel, Announces Full Casting by Billy McEntee

Full casting has been announced for the world premiere of new musical 'The Notebook', with music and lyrics by Ingrid Michaelson. The post World Premiere of ‘The Notebook,’ Based on Hit …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:18PM
Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Broadway Transfer of Tom Stoppard’s ‘Leopoldstadt’ Announces Casting by Billy McEntee

The Broadway transfer of Tom Stoppard's acclaimed new work 'Leopoldstadt' has announced a cast which includes Brandon Uranowitz and Caissie Levy. The post Broadway Transfer of Tom Stoppard…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:12PM
Monday, June 27, 2022

‘Life After’ a Solid Debut Musical Chronicling the Complexities of Grief by Billy McEntee

'Life After' makes its Chicago premiere at the Goodman Theater with a stunning production design and a cast that is nothing short of stellar. The post ‘Life After’ a Solid Debut Musical…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:12PM
Friday, June 24, 2022

Lake Tahoe Dance Collective Presents Tenth Annual Lake Tahoe Dance Festival by Billy McEntee

“When we founded the festival, we felt strongly about programming performances in a way that would be universally accessible,” explained Christin Hanna. The post Lake Tahoe Dance Collect…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:48AM
Thursday, June 23, 2022

Broadway Buff: Drew Droege Returns to NYC With ‘Happy Birthday Doug’ to Celebrate Pride by Billy McEntee

Drew Droege talks Pride Weekend, his show "Happy Birthday Doug," and both satirizing and celebrating gay culture in his work. The post Broadway Buff: Drew Droege Returns to NYC With ‘Happ…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:54AM
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Chita Rivera Awards Celebrate 2022 Winners by Billy McEntee

The winners of the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards, which recognize dance and choreographic excellence in Broadway, off-Broadway and film, were announced June 20th. The post Chita Rivera Awards Ce…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:12PM

Masks will Be Optional on Broadway Starting July by Billy McEntee

Masks will be encouraged but not required for audiences coming to see Broadway shows starting in July, says the Broadway League in a new update. The post Masks will Be Optional on Broadway S…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:12PM
Monday, June 20, 2022

Norm Lewis and Joshua Henry Face Off In ‘Broadway VS’ for Juneteenth by Billy McEntee

The second annual "Broadway VS" concert, a fundraiser supporting the work of the Broadway Advocacy Coalition, features Norm Lewis and Joshua Henry. The post Norm Lewis and Joshua Henry Face …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:48PM
Friday, June 17, 2022

New Musical ‘Lempicka’ Releases a Single by Billy McEntee

"Lempicka," the sweeping new musical about artist Tamara de Lempicka, has just released its second single, “Perfection” performed by George Abud. The post New Musical ‘Lempicka’…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:06PM
Thursday, June 16, 2022

Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch to Depart ‘Funny Girl’ this Fall by Billy McEntee

Stars Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch will depart the Broadway production this fall. The performers' final dates at the August Wilson will be September 25. The post Beanie Feldstein and Jane…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:03PM
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Standby Max Clayton Steps Into Hugh Jackman’s Shoes, Making Harold Hill Debut in ‘The Music Man’ by Billy McEntee

Standby Max Clayton made his debut as Professor Harold Hill last night in "The Music Man", stepping in for marquee star Hugh Jackman. The post Standby Max Clayton Steps Into Hugh Jackman’s…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:12PM

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