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Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Tovah Feldshuh shares statement regarding partnership with Entertainment Community Fund benefiting women’s health by Caitlin Hornik

The Feldshuh Fund for Women’s Health will support women in the performing arts industry.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:17PM

Concord Theatricals acquires rights to Amy Herzog’s adaptation of ‘A Doll’s House’ by Caitlin Hornik

The new Broadway production, featuring Herzog’s translation, is nominated for six Tony Awards.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 04:59PM

Broadway Licensing acquires rights to ‘Leopoldstadt’ by Caitlin Hornik

The Tom Stoppard play is nominated for six 2023 Tony Awards.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 04:22PM

Jordan Fisher to play final performance in ‘Sweeney Todd’ by Caitlin Hornik

A replacement will be announced in the coming days.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:27PM
Monday, June 5, 2023

Tony Awards First Impressions Cam to return with Erich Bergen as host by Caitlin Hornik

The cam is presented by City National, the official bank of the Tony Awards.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:03PM

Survey reveals 2023 most-produced high school plays and musicals by Caitlin Hornik

The Educational Theatre Association’s poll also revealed how educators are affected by censorship concerns.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:03PM

Black Women on Broadway declares its staying power with second annual awards by Caitlin Hornik

Three Black women were honored at the second annual awards ceremony.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:50PM
Friday, June 2, 2023

Prayer for the French Republic to Open on Broadway by Caitlin Hornik

Joshua Harmon’s Prayer for the French Republic will open on Broadway this fall. The first preview is scheduled for December 19 ahead of an official opening night on January 9, 2024, at the…

SOURCE: at 12:18PM

Funny Girl Star Julie Benko Joins Broadway Cast of Harmony by Caitlin Hornik

Julie Benko has been cast in the role of Ruth in the new musical Harmony, set to debut on Broadway this fall. The previously announced musical will begin previews on October 18 and officia…

SOURCE: at 11:18AM

Fat Ham Announces Broadway Extension by Caitlin Hornik

James Ijames’ Fat Ham has announced a one-week extension. Originally slated to play through June 25, the production will now run through July 2 at the American Airlines Theatre. Fat Ham r…

SOURCE: at 11:18AM

American Airlines Theatre to be Renamed in Honor of Roundabout Theatre Company’s Todd Haimes by Caitlin Hornik

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that the American Airlines Theatre will be renamed the Todd Haimes Theatre, in memory of the former artistic director and CEO of Roundabout Theatre C…

SOURCE: at 11:18AM

Broadway-Aimed Tour of The Wiz Announces Preliminary Casting by Caitlin Hornik

Initial casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway-bound revival of The Wiz. The trio of stars announced includes Kyle Ramar Freeman as the Lion, Phillip Johnson Richardson as the…

SOURCE: at 10:12AM

‘Fat Ham’ announces Broadway extension by Caitlin Hornik

The Pulitzer Prize-winning play is nominated for five Tony Awards.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:00AM

American Airlines Theatre to be renamed in honor of Roundabout Theatre Company’s Todd Haimes by Caitlin Hornik

The announcement was made moments before the lights of Broadway were dimmed in honor of the late artistic director.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:00AM
Thursday, June 1, 2023

‘Prayer for the French Republic’ to open on Broadway by Caitlin Hornik

The production will play the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre following an Off-Broadway run in 2022.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:35PM

Broadway-aimed tour of ‘The Wiz’ announces preliminary casting by Caitlin Hornik

The production will travel the country before landing on Broadway in 2024.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 07:19PM

‘Funny Girl’ star Julie Benko joins Broadway cast of ‘Harmony’ by Caitlin Hornik

The Barry Manilow-Bruce Sussman musical is set to open at the Barrymore Theatre this fall.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 06:04PM

Some Like It Hot Leads Drama Desk Award Winners by Caitlin Hornik

Winners have been revealed for the 2023 Drama Desk Awards, honoring artistic excellence on Broadway, off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway. Winners will be presented with their awards in a cerem…

SOURCE: at 10:12AM
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

‘Some Like It Hot’ leads Drama Desk Award winners by Caitlin Hornik

Eight Broadway productions from the 2022-2023 season won multiple awards.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:08PM

Florida theater teacher Jason Zembuch Young to receive 2023 Tony Award for Excellence in Theatre Education by Caitlin Hornik

The award was co-founded in 2014 by the Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:00PM

Sweeney Todd National Tour to Launch in 2025 by Caitlin Hornik

A national tour of the current Broadway revival of Sweeney Todd is set to begin in 2025. While an itinerary has not yet been finalized, the production will span the 2024-2025 and 2025-2026 t…

SOURCE: at 05:48PM

‘Sweeney Todd’ national tour to launch in 2025 by Caitlin Hornik

As with the current Broadway revival, the production will feature Jonathan Tunick’s original orchestrations.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:24PM

‘Here Lies Love’ to use pre-recorded music; Broadway musicians launch public outcry by Caitlin Hornik

The musicians union alerted its members of the musical’s intention not to use live musicians; “Here Lies Love” producers respond.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:08AM

Broadway law firm Nevin Law Group to merge with larger entertainment outfit by Caitlin Hornik

Nevin Law Group will merge with media, technology, entertainment and intellectual property firm Klaris Law.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 07:00AM
Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Tony-nominated productions struggle as awards ceremony nears by Caitlin Hornik

Some of the most nominated productions saw significant decreases at the box office last week.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 07:26PM

2023 Tony Honors for Excellence recipients share acceptance speeches by Caitlin Hornik

Lisa Dawn Cave, Victoria Bailey and Robert Fried have been honored with the 2023 awards.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:00PM
Tuesday, May 23, 2023

& Juliet Costume Designer Paloma Young Reveals the Challenge of Making Clothes Right for Shakespeare and Max Martin by Caitlin Hornik

A Tony winner for Peter and the Starcatcher, costume designer Paloma Young has been nominated for her work on this season’s & Juliet. In the latest Building Broadway segment on The Br…

SOURCE: at 11:48AM

& Juliet Star Lorna Courtney Wins Clive Barnes Award for Theatre by Caitlin Hornik

The winners of the 13th Annual Clive Barnes Award for Dance and Theatre have been announced. The awards are given annually — one in dance and one in theater — to promising young talent. …

SOURCE: at 11:48AM

‘& Juliet’ star Lorna Courtney wins Clive Barnes Award for Theatre by Caitlin Hornik

New York City Ballet member Victor Abreu also took home an award.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:53AM
Monday, May 22, 2023

‘A Beautiful Noise’ wins big at 2023 Chita Rivera Awards by Caitlin Hornik

Plus, three performers won in the single category: Outstanding Dancer in a Broadway Show.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 11:40PM

Peter Pan Goes Wrong Announces Extension by Caitlin Hornik

The new comedy Peter Pan Goes Wrong will extend its Broadway run by two weeks. The production, which officially opened on April 19 and was slated to close July 9, will now run through July 2…

SOURCE: at 06:12PM

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