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Sunday, June 16, 2024

Deadline’s Tony Awards Live Blog by Patrick Hipes

Broadway’s busy, busy 2023-24 season has been building to Sunday night for months, with new show after new show crowding the spring and making for what promises to be — in some categorie…

SOURCE: Deadline at 06:30PM
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

North West Among Cast Additions To ‘The Lion King’ Concert Event At Hollywood Bowl by Patrick Hipes

North West, Broadway’s Heather Headley and Grammy winner Lebo M. have been added to the cast of Disney’s The Lion King 30th Anniversary – A Live-to-Film Concert Event, a musical concer…

SOURCE: Deadline at 09:00AM
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Broadway Spring 2024: All Of Deadline’s Reviews by Patrick Hipes

April on Broadway, to mangle a phrase from a showtune classic, is bustin’ out all over with no fewer than 14 new plays and musicals set to open before the April 25 Tony Award eligibility c…

SOURCE: Deadline at 03:30PM
Monday, January 1, 2024

‘Harry Potter And The Cursed Child’ Among Broadway Shows Seeing Record Sales In 2023’s Final Week by Patrick Hipes

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has set a Broadway record for weekly ticket sales for a non-musical play, reporting a gross of $2,718,487.50 for the week ending Sunday. It was one of seve…

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:29PM
Tuesday, January 3, 2023

‘Succession’s Arian Moayed, Okieriete Onaodowan Help Round Out Cast Of Jessica Chastain-Starring ‘A Doll’s House’ Revival On Broadway by Patrick Hipes

EXCLUISIVE: Arian Moayed, Jesmille Darbouze, Tasha Lawrence, Michael Patrick Thornton and original Hamilton castmember Okieriete Onaodowan have rounded out the cast for A Doll’s House, the…

SOURCE: Deadline at 07:45AM
Thursday, October 27, 2022

Katie Holmes Returning To Stage, Will Play Movie Star In Off Broadway ‘The Wanderers’ by Patrick Hipes

Katie Holmes has been set to star in The Wanderers, a new Off Broadway play from the Roundabout Theatre Company. The New York debut of Anna Ziegler’s latest will begin preview performances…

SOURCE: Deadline at 12:01PM
Wednesday, June 8, 2022

‘Come From Away’ To End Broadway Run In October by Patrick Hipes

The producers of the Tony-winning Come From Away said Wednesday that the long-running Broadway musical will play its final show in October at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. It will end a run…

SOURCE: Deadline at 07:15PM
Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Beanie Feldstein To Star As Fanny Brice In First Broadway Revival Of ‘Funny Girl’ by Patrick Hipes

Booksmart star Beanie Feldstein has been set to star as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl, which will serve as the first Broadway revival of the iconic musical that premiered in 1964 with Barbra Str…

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:07PM
Monday, August 9, 2021

Broadway’s ‘West Side Story’ Revival Won’t Reopen by Patrick Hipes

The revival of West Side Story will not return when Broadway repoens its doors in September, producer Kate Horton said on Monday. The iconic musical was one of only a handful of major titles…

SOURCE: Deadline at 12:55PM
Thursday, October 8, 2020

Tony Awards Nominations Coming Next Week by Patrick Hipes

Nominations for the 74th annual Tony Awards will be revealed October 15, organizers said Thursday. The announcement will be hosted by James Monroe Iglehart and stream live on the Tony Awards…

SOURCE: Deadline at 11:13AM
Friday, August 21, 2020

Tony Awards Will Go Virtual In Fall; No Date Set Yet by Patrick Hipes

Producers of the Tony Awards said Friday that the 74th annual ceremony to honor the best on Broadway will be presented digitally this year sometime in the fall, with a date and a platform to…

SOURCE: Deadline at 11:25AM
Monday, December 9, 2019

Broadway’s ‘Beetlejuice’ Musical To End Run In June by Patrick Hipes

Producers of Broadway’s Tony-nominated Beetlejuice said Monday that the comedic musical based on Tim Burton’s 1988 cult movie will play its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre…

SOURCE: Deadline at 05:57PM
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Broadway To Dim Lights Tonight In Honor Of Harold Prince by Patrick Hipes

The Broadway League said Wednesday that the the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of its New York theaters for one minute Wednesday night at 7:45 PM ET to commemorate the life …

SOURCE: Deadline at 03:40PM

Harold Prince Remembered: Broadway Community Gives Final Ovation To Legendary Producer-Director by Patrick Hipes

Broadway lost a true icon today, and the theater community is paying tribute to the man who produced and/or directed all-time classics ranging from Damn Yankees, West Side Story and Fiddler…

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:58PM
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

‘Pretty Woman: The Musical’ Sets Broadway Closing Date by Patrick Hipes

Pretty Woman: The Musical will end its Broadway run on August 18, when the show will have played 27 preview and 421 regular performances at the Nederlander Theatre since its debut last Augus…

SOURCE: Deadline at 09:43PM
Sunday, June 9, 2019

How To Watch The Tony Awards Online & On TV by Patrick Hipes

The 2019 Tony Awards will air Sunday, June 9 on CBS live from Radio City Music Hall in New York, with Tony winner James Corden handling host duties. The three-hour show will air live on the …

SOURCE: Deadline at 03:01AM
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Sam Waterston: Jeff Daniels Finds The Role Of A Lifetime In A National Myth – Guest Column by Patrick Hipes

In this guest column for Deadline, actor Sam Waterston, who co-starred with Jeff Daniels in Aaron Sorkin’s HBO series The Newsroom (2012-2014), offers his thoughts on seeing his old friend…

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:34PM
Friday, May 17, 2019

‘Hadestown’, ‘The Ferryman’, Bryan Cranston Top Drama League Awards by Patrick Hipes

Tony nominees Hadestown, The Ferryman and Bryan Cranston for his performance in Network took top honors at the 85th annual Drama League Awards, which were unveiled at a gala luncheon Friday …

SOURCE: Deadline at 03:01PM
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tony Awards Nominations 2019 – Watch The Livestream by Patrick Hipes

Two-time Tony winner Bebe Neuwirth and two-time Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon are revealing the 2019 Tony Awards nominations this morning in a live event that begins at 8:30 AM ET/5:30 A…

SOURCE: Deadline at 08:20AM

How To Watch The Tony Awards Nominations by Patrick Hipes

The nominations announcement for the 2019 Tony Awards is set for this morning at 8:30 AM ET/5:30 AM PT. Brandon Victor Dixon and Bebe Neuwirth will do the honors, unveiling the noms live fro…

SOURCE: Deadline at 03:01AM
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

‘Anastasia’ To End Two-Year Run On Broadway Next Month by Patrick Hipes

Broadway’s musical Anastasia will play its final performance at the Broadhurst Theatre on March 31, its producers said Tuesday. That will make it an even two years of performances on t…

SOURCE: Deadline at 06:40PM
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

‘Beetlejuice: The Musical’ Star Sophia Anne Caruso Signs With WME by Patrick Hipes

EXCLUSIVE: Sophia Anne Caruso, who stars with Alex Brightman in the upcoming Broadway Beetlejuice: The Musical, has signed with WME for representation in all areas. The move comes as she p…

SOURCE: Deadline at 06:10PM
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Temptations Musical ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Sets Broadway Dates by Patrick Hipes

Ain't Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations will open at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre beginning with performances February 28, with opening night set for March 21. The…

SOURCE: Deadline at 02:40PM

WME Hires Emma Feiwel As Theater Agent by Patrick Hipes

Emma Feiwel is returning to WME, joining as an agent in the theater department. She had launched her career at the agency in 2012 and most recently had been in UTA’s theater department…

SOURCE: Deadline at 11:35AM
Friday, August 31, 2018

Broadway’s ‘Gettin’ The Band Back Together’ To Close Next Month by Patrick Hipes

Gettin' The Band Back Together, the rock musical that just opened August 13 at the Belasco Theatre, has set its last performance for Sunday, September 30. It will have played 30 previews and…

SOURCE: Deadline at 09:05PM
Monday, August 27, 2018

‘Pretty Woman’ Hits Another Broadway Box Office High Note As ‘Hello Dolly’ Says Goodbye by Patrick Hipes

Pretty Woman: The Musical has set a house record at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre for the second time in three weeks, with its second week in originals scoring $1,115,332, the best ev…

SOURCE: Deadline at 05:08PM
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

‘Carousel’ Revival To Stop Spinning On Broadway Next Month by Patrick Hipes

Carousel, the revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical that picked up 11 Tony Awards nominations this year and won two, will play its final Broadway performance September 16, producers…

SOURCE: Deadline at 08:03PM
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

‘A Bronx Tale’ Sets Closing Date On Broadway by Patrick Hipes

The Bronx Tale has set its final Broadway performance for Sunday, August 5, bringing to a close the musical’s run at the Longacre Theatre that began in 2016 — it will have played…

SOURCE: Deadline at 06:53PM
Friday, June 8, 2018

How To Watch The Tony Awards On TV & Online by Patrick Hipes

The 72nd annual Tony Awards honoring the year’s best on Broadway are set for Sunday at Radio City Music Hall in New York, airing on CBS and hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban. He…

SOURCE: Deadline at 04:34PM
Monday, May 7, 2018

Melissa Benoist To Star In ‘Beautiful: The Carol King Musical’ In Broadway Debut by Patrick Hipes

Melissa Benoist, who stars on the CW’s Supergirl, will star beginning next month as the lead of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, which will mark her Broadway debut. The limited run …

SOURCE: Deadline at 11:32AM
Monday, April 23, 2018

Chita Rivera & Andrew Lloyd Webber To Score Lifetime Achievement Tony Awards by Patrick Hipes

Two-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera and prolific Broadway composer-producer Andrew Lloyd Webber have been selected to receive Special Tony Awards at this year’s ceremony. The honor…

SOURCE: Deadline at 12:41PM

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