Thursday, May 23, 2024

‘Suffs,’ ‘Stereophonic,’ ‘Illinoise’ and more have have highest-grossing weeks as the 2023-2024 season ends by Michael Abourizk

For the week ending May 19, the 35 currently running productions grossed $36,381,958.

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When scenic designers transform entire theaters by Naveen Kumar

Tony Award nominees David Korins and Tom Scutt delve into their processes of designing and remodeling Broadway houses to tell the stories of musicals “Here Lies Love” and “Cabaret,” …

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5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘The Outsiders’’ Matthew Rego and Hank Unger by Ruthie Fierberg

The Araca Group producers discuss their approach to making and marketing the new Tony Award-nominated musical.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Broadway’s ‘Illinoise’ to receive original cast album by Michael Abourizk

Two tracks have been released ahead of the full album digital drop.

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The state of Broadway in 2024 by Michael Abourizk

Tony Award-nominated producers Jennifer Costello, Orin Wolf and LaChanze and creatives such as Jessica Stone, Tatiana Kahvegian and Justin Peck talk to Broadway News about the state of the i…

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Exclusive: Broadway League announces recipients of 2024 touring awards by Michael Abourizk

The citations acknowledge achievement across the touring Broadway industry.

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5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘Merrily We Roll Along’’s Jonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez and Daniel Radcliffe by Ruthie Fierberg

The trio of stars from the hit revival shares what drew them to their characters, wisdom from director Maria Friedman and more.

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Philadelphia’s Wilma Theater to receive 2024 Regional Theatre Tony Award by Andy Lefkowitz

The 77th Annual Tony Awards ceremony will be broadcast live from Lincoln Center on June 16.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ becomes fifth-longest-running play in Broadway history by Andy Lefkowitz

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” surpasses 1978’s “Deathrap.”

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‘How to Dance in Ohio’ sets U.K. premiere by Michael Abourizk

The musical played Broadway during the 2023-2024 season.

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Yola to make Broadway debut in ‘Hadestown’ by Michael Abourizk

The Grammy Award nominee will join the cast of the long-running musical in July.

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In the producer’s office: how London’s Menier Chocolate Factory became a Broadway incubator by Ruthie Fierberg

The Chocolate Factory’s artistic director, David Babani, reveals his producing philosophy, a way to improve the exchange between London and Broadway and more.

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5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘Days of Wine and Roses’’ Adam Guettel and Brian d’Arcy James by Ruthie Fierberg

The pair delve into the differences between Off-Broadway and Broadway, the details in the score and what it felt like to perform the musical.

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Monday, May 20, 2024

5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘The Great Gatsby’’s Linda Cho by Ruthie Fierberg

The costume designer uncovers the inspiration behind the opulent musical.

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Sunday, May 19, 2024

Avett Brothers' musical ‘Swept Away’ will arrive on Broadway this fall by Ruthie Fierberg

The musical tells the story of a shipwrecked crew and what they’ll do to survive.

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5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘Patriots’’ Michael Stuhlbarg by Ruthie Fierberg

The Emmy-nominated actor from “Dopesick” and “The Looming Tower” talks his return to Broadway and why “Patriots” was the right play for his homecoming.

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Saturday, May 18, 2024

5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘The Who’s Tommy’’s Stephen Gabriel and Ira Pittelman by Ruthie Fierberg

The revival’s producers on why they brought the musical back to Broadway and how they attract audiences.

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Friday, May 17, 2024

Actors’ Equity announces nominees for ACCA chorus award by Michael Abourizk

The prize acknowledges the ensemble performers in a Broadway production.

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Sarah Paulson, ‘Stereophonic’ among 2024 Drama League Awards winners by Michael Abourizk

Broadway productions swept all of the competitive categories.

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No Times Square Casino Coalition releases results of neighborhood residents survey by Michael Abourizk

The poll found a majority of the 400 locals surveyed oppose the construction of a casino in Times Square.

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Alan Mingo Jr. will join ‘The Wiz’ on Broadway by Michael Abourizk

Mingo originated the titular role in the production’s pre-Broadway tour.

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‘Mary Jane,’ starring Rachel McAdams, receives final extension on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Amy Herzog’s play is currently nominated for four Tony Awards.

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5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘Water for Elephants’’ Jessica Stone by Ruthie Fierberg

The director uncovers the process of creating an intimate story in a sweeping spectacle and the challenges of putting a circus on a Broadway stage.

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What it means for dots to be a design collective working on Broadway by Naveen Kumar

Tony Award-nominated dots reveals their process and how working as a team resulted in the designs for “Appropriate” and “An Enemy of the People.”

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On The RISE: May Events by Rise Theatre Directory

RISE (Representation, Inclusion, & Support for Employment) seeks to build a more equitable and inclusive theatre industry by centralizing DEIA tools and resources through a network of pa…

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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