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The Rainbow Room event is meant to honor nominees; guests aren’t allowed. But when your father works there, that changes everything.
The fairy-tale musical, with songs by Stephen Sondheim, will feature Sara Bareilles and a cast of much admired theater performers.
The freelance director will succeed James Nicola, who has led the Off Broadway nonprofit since 1988.
The star of stage, film and screen has already won five competitive Tony Awards, and starred in several Stephen Sondheim musicals.
The decision comes at a time when New York City has declared a “high Covid alert.”
Just five years after he performed as Michael Jackson at a high school talent show, Myles Frost is making his debut in a Broadway musical about the King of Pop.
Performers and stage managers were released from agreements they signed to work on four shows that were produced by Scott Rudin after their union, Actors’ Equity, filed complaints.
“A Beautiful Noise” will start at Emerson Colonial Theater in Boston next month and transfer to Broadway’s Broadhurst Theater in November.
At times it felt like a game of survival. But during a Broadway season unlike any other, productions showed their resourcefulness while learning how to live with Covid.
The musical, which shuttered temporarily in January as the Omicron variant spread, has struggled with the slow return of tourists to the theater.
Despite an attempt to ban smartphones in the theater, a video of the actor’s nude scene in the Broadway production of “Take Me Out” circulated widely online.
The 41-year-old playwright’s show “Fat Ham,” set at a Southern barbecue, hasn’t even had an in-person production yet because of the pandemic.
“The Lehman Trilogy,” as well as revivals of “Company” and “For Colored Girls,” led in their respective categories as the industry tries to recover from the long pandemic shutdow…
Several stars, including Daniel Craig and Sarah Jessica Parker, were not nominated for their performances, while “Paradise Square” became one of the season’s most-nominated shows.
The union said it was withdrawing the petition because the producers of the nonunion tour now plan to end its run in June.
The nominees are to be announced on Monday, and the awards ceremony is to take place on June 12.
The revival, directed by Camille A. Brown, received strong reviews but struggled to attract audiences and overcome challenges posed by Covid.
The production, also starring Sharon D Clarke and featuring André De Shields, will arrive some time next season.
Manhattan Theater Club will stage the Martyna Majok play, which explores disability and caregiving, at its Samuel J. Friedman Theater.
The nominations will now be announced May 9, but the awards ceremony will remain, as scheduled, on June 12.
Dave Malloy has filed a petition seeking the help of an arbitrator in his dispute with Howard Kagan over international productions.
Christian Borle, J. Harrison Ghee and Adrianna Hicks will star in a stage adaptation of the 1959 film comedy about two musicians on the run.
The owners and operators of the 41 theaters have decided to relax audience safety protocols that have been in place since last summer.
Daniel Craig was back in the title role after testing positive earlier. But when the virus kept another actor out, the play’s director, Sam Gold, went on.
The plans come as new coronavirus cases rise in New York City, though the average number of new cases remains far lower than during the winter Omicron peak.
Employees of a nonunion production are seeking improved compensation and safety protocols, saying a union version of the same musical pays better.