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Sunday, September 24, 2023
Saturday, September 23, 2023

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group appoints James McKnight as new CEO by Caitlin Hornik

McKnight will assume the role officially in December.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:14PM
Friday, September 22, 2023

André Bishop to step down as producing artistic director of Lincoln Center Theater by Caitlin Hornik

Bishop will depart the organization at the end of the 2024-2025 season.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:54PM

Smash Musical to Receive Industry Presentations Featuring Tony Award Nominees Robyn Hurder and Kerry Butler by Caitlin Hornik

Two industry readings of the musical stage adaptation of the hit television series Smash will be held in New York City on September 22. The presentations come at the end of a two-week develo…

SOURCE: at 10:19AM
Thursday, September 21, 2023

Cast members from ‘Shucked’ to perform at pop-up event by Caitlin Hornik

The performance is in collaboration with a new corn-based snack from Pipcorn.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:48PM

‘SIX’ announces new event series by Caitlin Hornik

The musical will host special events, release exclusive content and more as part of “SIXth of the Month.”

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:58PM
Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Second Stage Theater founder Carole Rothman to step down at end of 2023-2024 season by Caitlin Hornik

Rothman, who currently serves as artistic director, founded the organization in 1979.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 10:51PM

Emmy Award winner Adam Blackstone joins creative team of ‘The Wiz’ by Caitlin Hornik

The mainstream music producer and director will serve as dance arranger.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 10:00PM

Exclusive: Christopher Gattelli to direct and choreograph industry reading of ‘Female Troubles’ by Caitlin Hornik

The two presentations will be held in New York City on Sept. 28 and 29.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:24PM

New production company launched by Tony Award-winning producer and real estate investor by Caitlin Hornik

Dale A. Mott and Charles D. Urstadt’s Edgewood Entertainment will focus on elevating BIPOC,LGBTQIA+ and female stories and creators.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:15AM
Tuesday, September 19, 2023

‘Sweeney Todd’ struggles without Groban as Broadway’s overall box office rises slightly by Caitlin Hornik

For the week ending Sept. 17, the 25 currently running productions grossed $21,640,927.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:13PM
Monday, September 18, 2023

Dramatists Guild announces programming to assist writers with estate and legacy planning to help by Caitlin Hornik

Among the events are a panel with Tony Award winner Lisa Kron and the Five Lesbian Brothers.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:14AM
Friday, September 15, 2023

Theatrical unions ramp up letter-writing campaign in support of tax fairness legislation by Caitlin Hornik

IATSE is the latest joins the effort to pass the Performing Artist Tax Parity Act (PATPA).

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:49PM

Melissa Etheridge Started Several Broadway Projects — But Bruce Springsteen Ultimately Sparked Her New Solo Show by Caitlin Hornik

Melissa Etheridge isn’t a stranger to Broadway. She made her Main Stem debut in 2011 with a stint in American Idiot. But now, she’s bringing her own songs and story to the stage. In the…

SOURCE: at 11:33AM

New Production of Uncle Vanya to Open on Broadway by Caitlin Hornik

Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya will receive a new production from Lincoln Center Theater. Previews are scheduled to begin on April 2, 2024, ahead of an official opening night on April 24 at t…

SOURCE: at 10:25AM

Melissa Etheridge started several Broadway projects — but Bruce Springsteen ultimately sparked her new solo show by Caitlin Hornik

After an Off-Broadway run, the Grammy Award winner brings “Melissa Etheridge: My Window” to the Main Stem.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:29AM
Thursday, September 14, 2023

New production of ‘Uncle Vanya’ to open on Broadway by Caitlin Hornik

Featuring a new translation by Tony Award nominee Heidi Schreck, the Chekhov classic will open in 2024.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:23PM
Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz signs exclusive deal with Universal Music Group’s publishing division by Caitlin Hornik

The songwriter behind Broadway shows like “Wicked” and movies like “Pocahontas” will now have most of his musical catalog represented by the group.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 10:10PM

New documentary about Manhattan Theatre Club to be released November 2023 by Caitlin Hornik

The film will feature never-before-seen footage and interviews with Lynne Meadow, Sarah Jessica Parker, Laura Linney and more.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:03PM

Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Announces 2023 Date by Caitlin Hornik

The 2023 Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, produced by and benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will be held on October 1. The outdoor market will feature booths by Broadwa…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2023

‘Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction’ announces 2023 date by Caitlin Hornik

The annual event returns to Shubert Alley to raise funds for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:42PM

Corey Stoll, Natalie Gold, Alyssa Emily Marvin to Join Sarah Paulson in Appropriate by Caitlin Hornik

Additional cast and creative team members have been announced for Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ drama Appropriate. Joining the previously announced Sarah Paulson are Corey Stoll, Natalie Gold …

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Corey Stoll, Natalie Gold, Alyssa Emily Marvin to join Sarah Paulson in ‘Appropriate’ by Caitlin Hornik

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ play will open at the Hayes Theater as part of Second Stage’s season.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:10PM

‘A Beautiful Noise’ regains footing as overall box office tumbles by Caitlin Hornik

For the week ending Sept. 10., the 21 currently running productions grossed $21,334,228.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 04:32PM

Common, MC Lyte join producing team behind ‘The Wiz’ by Caitlin Hornik

The revival is slated to launch its national tour in Baltimore on Sept. 23 ahead of an intended Broadway run in 2024.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:29PM

Why Leslie Odom Jr. Says Ossie Davis’ Purlie Victorious Deserves to be on Broadway by Caitlin Hornik

The first revival of Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch has arrived on Broadway. The play is currently in previews at the Music Box Theatre and slated to ope…

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Why Leslie Odom Jr. says Ossie Davis’ ‘Purlie Victorious’ deserves to be on Broadway by Caitlin Hornik

Odom, Kara Young and Kenny Leon of “Purlie Victorious” share the play’s origin story.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:38AM
Monday, September 11, 2023

Rachel McAdams to Make Broadway Debut in Amy Herzog’s Mary Jane by Caitlin Hornik

Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC) has announced the Broadway premiere of Mary Jane. Written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Amy Herzog and directed by Anne Kauffman, Mary Jane will star Academy Award…

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Rachel McAdams to make Broadway debut in Amy Herzog’s ‘Mary Jane’ by Caitlin Hornik

The Manhattan Theatre Club production will open in 2024.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 04:20PM

What the Casting Team Behind How to Dance in Ohio Discovered During Their Eye-Opening Process by Caitlin Hornik

When How to Dance in Ohio opens at the Belasco Theatre this fall, seven autistic actors will make their Broadway debuts portraying autistic characters. The new musical, which begins previe…

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All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater