Monday, April 15, 2024

Feast Your Eyes on the Stars of Lempicka on Their Sensuous, Sumptuous Opening Night by

Lempicka, the original musical about the free-spirited cubist artist Tamara de Lempicka, celebrated its opening night on April 14. The show, with music by Matt Gould, lyrics by Carson Kreitz…

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Lempicka Celebrates a ‘Singular, Spectacular, Sexy’ Broadway Opening by

Lempicka, Matt Gould and Carson Kreitzer’s new musical about artist Tamara de Lempicka, opened at Broadway’s Longacre Theatre on April 14. Directed by Tony winner Rachel Chavkin, the pro…

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Jeremy Irons, Jennifer Hudson, Nathan Lane and More to Star in The Lion King Hollywood Bowl Concert by Darryn King

A live-to-film concert/screening of The Lion King will take place at the Hollywood Bowl in May, with cast members from Disney’s 1994 animated feature, the Julie Taymor-directed Broadway sh…

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Kimberly Akimbo's Enduring Ensemble Looks Back on the Ride of a Lifetime by Hayley Levitt

After the first off-Broadway preview of Kimberly Akimbo at the Atlantic Theater on November 6, 2021, Victoria Clark remembers coming home and sobbing in her husband’s arms. “We had cance…

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Broadway-Bound Sunset Boulevard, Starring Nicole Scherzinger, Wins Big at Olivier Awards by Darryn King

The Broadway-bound production of Sunset Boulevard, starring Nicole Scherzinger, won seven awards, including Best Musical Revival, at the 2024 Olivier Awards. The ceremony took place at Londo…

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Friday, April 12, 2024

Watch The Outsiders Stars, Producer Angelina Jolie and More Celebrate a Golden Broadway Opening by Darryn King

On April 11, the new musical The Outsiders celebrated its opening at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. was there to speak with the stars, director Danya Taymor and Angelina Jolie, …

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See The Outsiders' Greasers and Socs Get Dirty and Dangerous on Opening Night by

The Outsiders, based on the novel by S.E. Hinton and the 1983 film, celebrated opening night at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on April 11. The new musical, directed by Danya Taymor, stars Br…

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Get a First Look at Illinoise, Justin Peck's Broadway-Bound Dance Musical Set to the Songs of Sufjan Stevens by Hayley Levitt

Illinoise, the theatrical dance piece born from Sufjan Stevens’ album Illinois, opens at Broadway's St. James Theatre on April 24. Directed and choreographed by Justin Peck with an origi…

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Step Right Up with Water for Elephants’ Isabelle McCalla, Episode 6: What If Marlena Were on Love Island? by Hayley Levitt

Isabelle McCalla has been flying high at the Imperial Theatre where she stars—and trapezes—as Marlena in the new Broadway musical Water for Elephants. Now, she's giving audiences an in…

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How Broadway's Stereophonic Riffs on the Messy Drama of Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours by Darryn King

Stereophonic, a play written by David Adjmi with songs by Will Butler of Arcade Fire, is now playing at the John Golden Theatre, with an official opening set for April 19. In the play, an u…

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Rob Madge Takes the London Stage with Show About Canceled Broadway Run by Darryn King

Rob Madge, whose comedic solo show, My Son’s a Queer (But What Can You Do?), had its Broadway run canceled in February, will present a new show about the experience in London. Rob Madge’…

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Thursday, April 11, 2024

Roundabout Sets Opening Dates for 2024-25 Broadway and Off-Broadway Season by Darryn King

Roundabout Theatre Company has set opening dates for the shows in its 2024-25 theatrical season. Preview performance dates are yet to be announced. The Broadway premiere of Yellow Face, w…

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Appropriate, Now Featuring Ella Beatty, Reopens on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre by

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' ensemble play Appropriate opened on Broadway—for the second time this season—at the Belasco Theatre on April 10. The family drama stars Sarah Paulson, Ella Beatt…

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Patti LuPone Is Eyeing a Return to Broadway Alongside Mia Farrow by Darryn King

Three-time Tony Award winner Patti Lupone will return to Broadway in the fall—despite having left Actors' Equity—starring opposite Mia Farrow, according to the New York Post. The duo wil…

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The Notebook Made Ingrid Michaelson a Broadway Composer, and She's Ready for 'More and More and More and More and More' by Hayley Levitt

“Broadway composer” may be a new job title for Ingrid Michaelson, but The Notebook is not giving the chart-topping singer-songwriter her Broadway debut. Michaelson reached that milestone…

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Shuler Hensley to Direct and Star in Fiddler on the Roof in Concert at Theatre Aspen by Darryn King

Tony Award winner Shuler Hensley will direct and star in a one-night only performance of Fiddler on the Roof in Concert. The event will take place in the Michael Klein Music Tent in Aspen, C…

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Back to the Future Completes Casting for Its North American Tour by Hayley Levitt

The complete cast is set for the North American tour of Back to the Future: The Musical, opening June 14 at Cleveland’s Playhouse Square following preview performances starting June 6 at…

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Wicked Films to Feature Peter Dinklage as the Voice of Dr. Dillamond by Hayley Levitt

At Universal's CinemaCon presentation for Wicked—the blockbuster musical's two-part film adaptation—Game of Thrones alum Peter Dinklage was revealed to be voicing the character of Dr. …

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Why Hadestown Is Jordan Fisher's Favorite Broadway Show He's Worked On by Darryn King

"I know what it's like to be an audience member at this show," Jordan Fisher, Hadestown's celestial-voiced Orpheus, recently told The Broadway Show. "I remember it so clearly. I'll never f…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Conrad Ricamora, Chip Zien and More Complete Principal Cast of Encores! Titanic by Darryn King

The complete principal cast is set for the upcoming Encores! production of Titanic. The show, featuring music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and book by Peter Stone, will have a two-week run at …

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Playwright Adam Rapp on Building a World of Adolescent Extremes for The Outsiders by Kathy Henderson

The Outsiders was published in 1967, the year before Adam Rapp was born, but he vividly remembers devouring S.E. Hinton’s now-classic YA novel in his dorm room at military school. The tale…

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At the Piano with The Notebook’s Ingrid Michaelson, a Trip to Hadestown with Jordan Fisher and More on The Broadway Show by

This week on The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal, travel through some of the season’s highlights, from fall hits worth remembering to Tony-winning musicals that are still treading the boar…

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Lempicka, Starring Eden Espinosa, to Release Original Broadway Cast Recording by Hayley Levitt

Lempicka, the new musical about Art Deco artist Tamara de Lempicka, will release an Original Broadway Cast Recording via Sony Masterworks Broadway. The digital album arrives May 29 with the…

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Isaac Powell, Charlotte MacInnes and Ben Levi Ross Will Lead Gatsby at the A.R.T. by Darryn King

The world-premiere musical Gatsby, the new adaptation of the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald with music by Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine, has its cast. The show will begin performanc…

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An Enemy of the People, Starring Jeremy Strong, Extends Broadway Run by Hayley Levitt

An Enemy of the People, Tony nominee Amy Herzog's new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's 1882 play, has extended its Broadway run at Circle in the Square Theatre by one week. Performances will now…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Diego Luna Will Star in Kiss of the Spider Woman Movie with Jennifer Lopez by Darryn King

Diego Luna will star in the previously announced film adaptation of Kander and Ebb’s Kiss of the Spider Woman with Jennifer Lopez, Deadline has reported. The movie is to be written and …

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Jaja's African Hair Braiding Will Be Produced in Three Regional Hubs Across the US by Hayley Levitt

Jaja's African Hair Braiding, which had an extended Broadway run with Manhattan Theatre Club in fall 2023, will travel to three theatrical hubs across the country. Performances begin Septemb…

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Wicked National Tour Welcomes West End's Lauren Samuels as Elphaba and More by Darryn King

The national tour of Wicked will welcome several new cast members to Oz, all beginning their run on May 7 at The Bushnell in Hartford, CT. Lauren Samuels, whose West End credits include Grea…

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Monday, April 8, 2024

Forbidden Broadway Will Make Its Broadway Debut Sooner Than Expected by Darryn King

The Broadway-spoofing revue Forbidden Broadway will make its previously reported Broadway debut sooner than expected. Forbidden Broadway on Broadway: Merrily We Stole a Song, directed by cre…

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Aaron Tveit Extends Debut Residency at Café Carlyle by Darryn King

Tony Award winner Aaron Tveit is extending his stay at the Café Carlyle. Tveit, who ends his run as the title character in Broadway's Sweeney Todd on May 5, will perform his debut residen…

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Sondheim Revue Old Friends, Starring Bernadette Peters and Lea Salonga, to Open on Broadway by Darryn King

The Sondheim revue Stephen Sondheim's Old Friends, starring Tony winners Bernadette Peters and Lea Salonga, is coming to Broadway as part of the Manhattan Theatre Club’s 2024-25 season. M…

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All that Chat

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