Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Tovah Feldshuh shares statement regarding partnership with Entertainment Community Fund benefiting women’s health by Caitlin Hornik

The Feldshuh Fund for Women’s Health will support women in the performing arts industry.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:17PM

Concord Theatricals acquires rights to Amy Herzog’s adaptation of ‘A Doll’s House’ by Caitlin Hornik

The new Broadway production, featuring Herzog’s translation, is nominated for six Tony Awards.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 04:59PM

Broadway Licensing acquires rights to ‘Leopoldstadt’ by Caitlin Hornik

The Tom Stoppard play is nominated for six 2023 Tony Awards.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 04:22PM

Jordan Fisher to play final performance in ‘Sweeney Todd’ by Caitlin Hornik

A replacement will be announced in the coming days.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:27PM

When a role is also a responsibility by Ruthie Fierberg

2023 Tony Award nominees Brandon Uranowitz, Ben Platt, Katy Sullivan, NaTasha Yvette Williams and J. Harrison Ghee feel an added urgency to their impact on audiences.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 07:00AM
Monday, June 5, 2023

Tony Awards First Impressions Cam to return with Erich Bergen as host by Caitlin Hornik

The cam is presented by City National, the official bank of the Tony Awards.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:03PM

Survey reveals 2023 most-produced high school plays and musicals by Caitlin Hornik

The Educational Theatre Association’s poll also revealed how educators are affected by censorship concerns.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:03PM

Black Women on Broadway declares its staying power with second annual awards by Caitlin Hornik

Three Black women were honored at the second annual awards ceremony.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:50PM

In a climate where producing plays is tougher than ever, ‘Fat Ham’ took the risk by Ruthie Fierberg

The producers of ‘Fat Ham’ share their strategy behind selling the new work to a Broadway audience.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:00PM

Exclusive: Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody to host 2023 Drama Desk Awards by Ruthie Fierberg

Plus a list of presenters for the June 6 event.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:46AM

How Samuel L. Jackson shed his star power for Broadway’s ‘Piano Lesson’ by Ruthie Fierberg

Jackson’s celebrity was a selling point for the August Wilson revival, but his disappearance into his character made it work.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:42AM

Patti LuPone wrote Jordan E Cooper a letter about ‘Ain’t No Mo’’ by Broadway News

The actor and playwright Cooper shares the wildest things about being a first-time Tony Award nominee.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:00AM
Sunday, June 4, 2023

In his own words, Cameron Crowe encapsulates his ‘Almost Famous’ experience by Cameron Crowe

The Oscar-winning screenwriter and Tony Award-nominated lyricist exposes what it was like to turn his life into a movie and then a musical.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:01PM
Friday, June 2, 2023

Nominees announced for 2023 Actors’ Equity ensemble award by Ruthie Fierberg

The prize from the union's Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs honors the original chorus members of new musicals.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 06:24PM

‘Fat Ham’ announces Broadway extension by Caitlin Hornik

The Pulitzer Prize-winning play is nominated for five Tony Awards.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:00AM

American Airlines Theatre to be renamed in honor of Roundabout Theatre Company’s Todd Haimes by Caitlin Hornik

The announcement was made moments before the lights of Broadway were dimmed in honor of the late artistic director.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:00AM

‘Waitress, The Musical - Live on Broadway!’ to play free Times Square screening by Ruthie Fierberg

The movie capture of the Broadway musical will premiere simultaneously at the 2023 Tribeca Film Festival.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:00AM

What would musicals sound like without orchestrations? by Ruthie Fierberg

The 2023 Tony-nominated orchestrators share their composers’ audio demos alongside final orchestrated recordings to reveal how the full and final sound of a musical gets made.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:23AM
Thursday, June 1, 2023

Scenic designer Beowulf Boritt shares his inspiration for his biggest set ever: ‘New York, New York’ by Broadway News

With the musical, Boritt earns a nomination for his 30th Broadway credit.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:26PM

Review: The devil’s in the details of ‘Grey House’ by Brittani Samuel

Levi Holloway’s horror opened on May 30 at Broadway’s Lyceum Theatre.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:44PM

‘Prayer for the French Republic’ to open on Broadway by Caitlin Hornik

The production will play the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre following an Off-Broadway run in 2022.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:35PM

Broadway-aimed tour of ‘The Wiz’ announces preliminary casting by Caitlin Hornik

The production will travel the country before landing on Broadway in 2024.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 07:19PM

‘Funny Girl’ star Julie Benko joins Broadway cast of ‘Harmony’ by Caitlin Hornik

The Barry Manilow-Bruce Sussman musical is set to open at the Barrymore Theatre this fall.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 06:04PM

Tyne Daly and Liev Schreiber to star in revival of ‘Doubt’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The new production will be produced by Roundabout Theatre Company.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 10:00AM

‘Chicago’ will welcome back Charlotte d’Amboise, Ryan Silverman and more by Broadway News

D’Amboise will reprise her turn as Roxie Hart beginning on June 12.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:30AM

LaChanze offers a memorial tribute to Roundabout Theatre Company’s Todd Haimes by Lachanze

The actor and producer shares the personal and professional impact of the late artistic director on the occasion of his “dimming of the lights.”

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:00AM
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

‘Some Like It Hot’ leads Drama Desk Award winners by Caitlin Hornik

Eight Broadway productions from the 2022-2023 season won multiple awards.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:08PM

Florida theater teacher Jason Zembuch Young to receive 2023 Tony Award for Excellence in Theatre Education by Caitlin Hornik

The award was co-founded in 2014 by the Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:00PM

Manhattan Theatre Club names Chris Jennings as new executive director by Ruthie Fierberg

Jennings, who will succeed Barry Grove in the renamed position, spoke to Broadway News about his goals for the theatrical institution.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 07:12PM

‘Sweeney Todd’ national tour to launch in 2025 by Caitlin Hornik

As with the current Broadway revival, the production will feature Jonathan Tunick’s original orchestrations.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:24PM

‘Here Lies Love’ to use pre-recorded music; Broadway musicians launch public outcry by Caitlin Hornik

The musicians union alerted its members of the musical’s intention not to use live musicians; “Here Lies Love” producers respond.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:08AM

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