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Monday, September 26, 2022

Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction benefits BC/EFA — and the fans by Caitlin Hornik

The Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction is all about the fans. The 36th annual event, presented by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, once again united theater lovers in…

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Further casting announced for ‘Ohio State Murders’ on Broadway by Caitlin Hornik

Additional casting has been announced for the Broadway premiere of “Ohio State Murders.” Joining the previously announced Audra McDonald as Suzanne Alexander will be Bryce Pinkham as Rob…

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‘The Broadway Show’: Lea Michele reflects on unrealized 2014 ‘Funny Girl’ revival: ‘I felt very at peace with it’ by Caitlin Hornik

A year ago, Lea Michele had just moved back to New York City and was embracing life as a new mother to her son, Ever. Now, she’s taken the stage of the August Wilson Theatre as the latest …

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

‘Into the Woods’ announces casting through Nov. 20 by Caitlin Hornik

Further casting has been revealed for the Broadway revival of “Into the Woods.” Upcoming changes to the company include the return of Brian d’Arcy James as the Baker, beginning Oct. 25…

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‘1776,’ ‘Aladdin’ and more set for TDF’s veterans theatregoing program by Caitlin Hornik

Theatre Development Fund (TDF) has launched the 2022-2023 season of its veterans theatregoing program. The organization has received an $88,000 grant to support the program, courtesy of the …

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Mike Birbiglia’s new solo comedy ‘The Old Man & the Pool’ to play Broadway by Caitlin Hornik

“Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man & the Pool” will play the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center this fall. Previews will begin on Oct. 28 ahead of an opening night set for Nov. 13. …

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Start of fall season uplifts Broadway box office as four productions begin previews by Caitlin Hornik

With the fall season of productions underway, Broadway’s box office saw a significant uptick. For the week ending Sept. 18, the 24 productions on Broadway grossed $24,954,517 and played to…

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

‘Beetlejuice’ to end Broadway run by Caitlin Hornik

“Beetlejuice” will play its final Broadway performance on Jan. 8, 2023. At the time of closing, the musical will have played 27 previews and a total of 679 performances. The musical, bas…

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Full cast announced for Broadway’s ‘Some Like It Hot’ by Caitlin Hornik

The entire company has been announced for the upcoming Broadway musical “Some Like It Hot.” The newly announced ensemble includes Tia Altinay, TyNia René Brandon, Ian Campayno, DeMarius…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:56AM
Monday, September 19, 2022

‘Good Night, Oscar,’ starring Sean Hayes, set for 2023 Broadway premiere by Caitlin Hornik

“Good Night, Oscar” will open on Broadway in spring of 2023. Doug Wright’s new play, starring Sean Hayes as actor and concert pianist Oscar Levant, will begin previews on Apr. 7 and of…

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Friday, September 16, 2022

‘The Phantom of the Opera’ to end history-making Broadway run by Caitlin Hornik

“The Phantom of the Opera,” the longest-running show in Broadway history, will play its final performance on Feb. 18, 2023 at the Majestic Theatre. The musical will celebrate its 35th a…

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Common to make Broadway debut in ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ by Caitlin Hornik

Music artist and actor Common has been announced as the final cast member set to appear in the Broadway premiere of “Between Riverside and Crazy.” Oscar, Emmy and Grammy Award winner Com…

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

Bill Heck announced for Broadway return of ‘Take Me Out’ by Caitlin Hornik

Following a Tony Award-winning limited run last season, producers of “Take Me Out” have announced that Bill Heck will play the role of Kippy Sunderstrom for the production’s upcoming r…

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Original Broadway cast members to rejoin ‘Come From Away’ for final weeks by Caitlin Hornik

Three original company members of “Come From Away” will rejoin the musical for its final weeks on Broadway. Jenn Colella will once again resume her Tony-nominated performance as “Bever…

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Despite some bright spots, Broadway box office tumbles after holiday weekend by Caitlin Hornik

Broadway’s box office took a substantial financial hit following the Labor Day weekend. For the week ending Sept. 11, the 19 productions running on Broadway grossed $20,638,554, a staggeri…

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TDF’s Irene Sharaff awards recipients announced by Caitlin Hornik

Following a pandemic-related pause, TDF has announced the recipients of the 2022 TDF/Irene Sharaff awards, honoring achievement in theatrical costume design. The awards will be handed out in…

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Many London theaters to go dark on Sept. 19 for Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral by Caitlin Hornik

A growing number of London’s theaters have announced that they will not hold performances on Sept. 19, the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral. “Due to the scheduling of the funeral of…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:33PM

American Theatre Wing’s gala honors Antoinette Perry and women in theater by Caitlin Hornik

The American Theatre Wing’s annual gala was held on Sept. 12. The event honored the late Antoinette “Tony” Perry and women in theater. Broadway News was in attendance as dozens of perf…

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Friday, September 9, 2022

Kristolyn Lloyd to take over as John Adams in ‘1776’ on Broadway by Caitlin Hornik

Kristolyn Lloyd will assume the leading role of John Adams in the upcoming Broadway revival of “1776” beginning on Oct. 25. Lloyd will replace the previously announced Crystal Lucas-Perr…

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Stephen McKinley Henderson to lead Broadway transfer of ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ by Caitlin Hornik

Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the Broadway premiere of “Between Riverside and Crazy.” Previews of the play are scheduled to begin at Second Stage’s Hayes Theater on No…

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Thursday, September 8, 2022

‘The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal’ to begin 10th season by Caitlin Hornik

“The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal” is set to start its 10th season during the weekend of Sept. 10. The show began in 2013 in what was only a quarterly special airing only on New York…

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

‘& Juliet’ to release original Broadway cast recording by Caitlin Hornik

The new musical “& Juliet” will record an original Broadway cast album from Atlantic Records, producers have announced. The album is set to be released on Oct. 28, when the musical w…

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New musical about Muhammad Ali being developed for Broadway by Caitlin Hornik

A new musical framed around the life of legendary boxer and activist Muhammad Ali is being developed for Broadway, lead producer Richard Willis announced Wednesday. Titled “Ali,” the sho…

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Jocelyn Bioh’s new play ‘Jaja’s African Hair Braiding’ sets Broadway run with Manhattan Theatre Club by Caitlin Hornik

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced the first production in its 2023-2024 Broadway season. The world premiere of “Jaja’s African Hair Braiding,” written by Jocelyn Bioh, will open at …

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‘Into the Woods’ extends Broadway run through January by Caitlin Hornik

The Broadway revival of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods” has again extended its run. Lead producer Jordan Roth has announced that the revival will now play through …

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Jefferson Mays to lead ‘A Christmas Carol’ on Broadway by Caitlin Hornik

A new adaptation of “A Christmas Carol” will open on Broadway this holiday season. Jefferson Mays will lead the solo staging of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, which will run at the …

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:12PM
Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Holiday weekend boosts Broadway box office by Caitlin Hornik

The long Labor Day weekend drew more attendees to Broadway, resulting in a boost to the box office. For the week ending Sept. 4, the 21 shows running grossed $25,329,740 and played to 90% ca…

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Will Swenson to lead ‘A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical’ on Broadway by Caitlin Hornik

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway production of “A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical.” The production will begin previews on Nov. 2 ahead of an official o…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:35PM
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Shubert Organization to unveil James Earl Jones Theatre on Sept. 12 by Caitlin Hornik

The Shubert Organization has announced that the newly renamed James Earl Jones Theatre will be unveiled on Sept. 12. The theater, formerly known as the Cort, will be officially named in a ce…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:00PM

Brandon Victor Dixon to join Angelica Ross in Broadway’s ‘Chicago’ by Caitlin Hornik

Additional casting changes for “Chicago” on Broadway have been announced. Joining the previously announced Angelica Ross as Roxie Hart will be Brandon Victor Dixon as Billy Flynn and Amr…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:44AM

Broadway attendance drops as kids return to school by Caitlin Hornik

With summer vacation coming to a close and students gearing up for another school year, Broadway’s attendance dipped last week. For the week ending Aug. 28, the 21 shows on Broadway grosse…

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