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Thursday, February 22, 2024

‘Alan Cumming Is Not Acting His Age’ adds additional Broadway performance by Michael Abourizk

The Tony Award-winning actor will perform his solo show at Studio 54.

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‘Chicago’ will offer talkback with Ariana Madix and Jessel Taank by Michael Abourizk

The “Hart to Heart” event will take place in March.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

‘Mean Girls’ movie musical will be released digitally in April by Michael Abourizk

The film is based on the 2018 Tony Award-nominated Best Musical.

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Broadway cast of ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ will reunite for reading at Lincoln Center Theater’s gala by Michael Abourizk

The presentation of the Tony Award-winning Christopher Durang play will appear at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.

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Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Thursday, February 15, 2024

Susan Stroman-helmed ‘Angel of Arkansas’ musical will have industry reading by Michael Abourizk

Kerry Butler will lead the show that is based on true events.

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Alex Edelman’s ‘Just for Us’ adds more cities to North American tour by Michael Abourizk

The tour will make a one-night-only return to New York City in March.

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Ayanna Prescod launches marketing agency Relay Influence by Michael Abourizk

Relay Influence develops custom influencer marketing strategies for theater productions.

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‘Cabaret’ revival announces cast and musicians for prologue by Michael Abourizk

During the special pre-show, the prologue company will welcome the revival’s attendees into the Kit Kat Club.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Ariana Madix extends run in Broadway’s ‘Chicago’ by Michael Abourizk

Madix has played the role of Roxie Hart since January.

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‘A Beautiful Noise’ will launch post-show talkback series by Michael Abourizk

Conversations with the musical’s cast, creators and producers will follow every performance.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

‘Sweeney Todd’ sees big bump,‘How to Dance in Ohio’ exits with best week, while overall box office declines by Michael Abourizk

For the week ending Feb. 11, the 24 currently running productions grossed $21,192,251.

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Monday, February 12, 2024

Shubert Organization’s summer internship will return for summer 2024 by Michael Abourizk

The program focuses on non-performance careers in the Broadway industry.

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‘Purlie Victorious’ will be featured on PBS’ ‘Great Performances’ by Michael Abourizk

The “Broadway’s Best” lineup also features Tony Award winners Audra McDonald, Rita Moreno and Aaron Tveit, Tony nominee Ato Blankson-Wood and more.

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Friday, February 9, 2024

‘My Son’s a Queer’ postpones Broadway run by Michael Abourizk

The Rob Madge solo piece was slated to open in March at the Lyceum Theatre.

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

Kristin Chenoweth-led ‘Queen of Versailles’ musical will play Broadway-aimed run in Boston by Michael Abourizk

F. Murray Abraham will be featured alongside Chenoweth, who also serves as producer.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

2024 Jimmy Awards will feature students from 51 regional awards programs by Michael Abourizk

The annual awards ceremony will take place in June at the Minskoff Theatre.

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Black Theatre United’s marketing internship will return this summer by Michael Abourizk

For its third year, the internship continues as part of a partnership with several Broadway marketing agencies.

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Broadway’s ‘SIX’ announces loyalty program by Michael Abourizk

The program offers rewards for repeat attendees.

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‘Purlie Victorious’ and ‘Harmony’ conclude runs with highest-grossing weeks; overall Broadway box office slides by Michael Abourizk

For the week ending Feb. 4, the 25 currently running productions grossed $23,493,675.

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Broadway-aimed musical ‘Purple Rain’ will premiere in 2025 by Michael Abourizk

The musical, featuring music and lyrics by Prince, will play Minneapolis’ Hennepin Theatre Trust.

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Broadway theaters will dim lights in honor of Chita Rivera by Michael Abourizk

The three-time Tony Award-honored actor passed away on Jan. 30.

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Monday, February 5, 2024

What happened at the White House and National Endowment for the Arts’ first-ever summit on the arts by Michael Abourizk

Tony Award nominees Renée Fleming and Anna Deavere Smith were among a slew of speakers who discussed the importance of arts to health and infrastructure.

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Schedule set for 2024 Drama Desk Awards by Michael Abourizk

The 68th annual ceremony will feature its second year of genderless performance categories.

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All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
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
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
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
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards