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Acclaimed in London, the two-part play about gay culture and the legacy of AIDS drew a chillier response in New York, where it is set.
The theatrical concert has been a critical and commercial success. A film version by Spike Lee is also on the way.
Performances of the show were filmed in 2016, just before Lin-Manuel Miranda left the cast. Disney said the release date would be Oct. 15, 2021.
One of the nation’s most successful theaters, the Public, shortened the run of a monologue by a prominent artist-activist, Josh Fox. Now each party is blaming the other.
The new musical, now wrapping up an Off Broadway run, will open at the Lyceum Theater in April.
The $21 million musical will be hoping for a new home after the Shubert Organization made way for Hugh Jackman and ‘The Music Man.’
The Tony-nominated performer will lead the cast of “MJ the Musical,” which is scheduled to open next summer.
Playhouses and troupes beyond Broadway generate $584 million in economic benefit. But dependence on volunteer labor is high.
The drama, set in a British pub owned by a onetime executioner, won the 2016 Olivier Award for best new play.
The Broadway production of “A Christmas Carol,” following the lead from London, answers a strong yes. Other theaters may follow suit.
Lin-Manuel Miranda and several “Hamilton” colleagues aim for a European cafe vibe when the store reopens, a block south of its previous home, in the spring.
‘The Minutes,’ which aims to capture fractious American politics by focusing on a City Council meeting, will also feature Armie Hammer and Jessie Mueller.
Grosses have slipped in the show’s second year, though lower ticket prices may benefit fans.
Jeremy O. Harris will star in “Black Exhibition,” a choreopoem he wrote under a pen name that begins performances this week at the Bushwick Starr.
She will succeed Jack Viertel, the longtime artistic director of this popular City Center series, which revives shows of the past.
Starring as Willy Loman in “Death of a Salesman” in London has whetted Wendell Pierce’s appetite to take on all the big roles.
The inventive revivals offered new ways to experience cherished classics of the musical theater canon.
Tim Sanford, the longtime artistic director at the prestigious Off Broadway theater, will turn over the reins to his deputy, Adam Greenfield.
The first three are to be released Friday by Ghostlight Records and the Civilians theater company.
The show, now called “MJ The Musical,” will begin previews July 6 at the Neil Simon Theater.
A seized phone. A stopped concert. A text from Rihanna. All new fuel for a heated debate about theater etiquette in the digital age.
You know him from “Spring Awakening,” “Hamilton” and “Mindhunter.” But he feels most like himself as the nebbishy hero of “Little Shop of Horrors,” and he’s returning Off B…
Risky? For sure. Triggering? Possibly. A must-see? Audiences are about to decide.
The pair will play three different couples in a revival of “Plaza Suite,” a Neil Simon comedy, opening in April after a brief run in Boston.
Eccentric and prodigious, the writer Jack Thorne won a Tony for “Cursed Child.” Up next: “Sunday” at the Atlantic Theater Company, and “His Dark Materials” on HBO.
The revival, starring Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone, will open next spring on Stephen Sondheim’s 90th birthday.
In the theater world, women are wielding more power as producers.
The Lincoln Center Theater show is written by James Lapine, Tom Kitt and Michael Korie, and will star Carmen Cusack, Harry Hadden-Paton and Tony Yazbeck.
Robert Nederlander and Carole Shorenstein Hays can compete to program shows in their now separately operated playhouses.
The Roundabout Theater Company productions each explore race in America.
Female producers, migrating from nonprofit theater and the entertainment industry, are bringing new skills and values to the commercial stage.