Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Kenny Leon-Directed ‘Home’ Sets June 2024 Broadway Opening by Greg Evans

A new production of Samm-Art Williams’ 1979 play Home, to be directed by Kenny Leon, will begin performances May 17, 2014, at the Roundabout Theatre Company’s American Airlines Theatre /…

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‘Dancing With The Stars’ Finalist Ariana Madix To Make Broadway Debut In ‘Chicago’ by Greg Evans

Ariana Madix, the Vanderpump Rules reality star who made it to last night’s finale round as a contestant on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars, will make her Broadway debut in January as Roxie…

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Tuesday, December 5, 2023

‘Appropriate’ Starring Sarah Paulson Nears Sell-Out In First Week Of Previews – Broadway Box Office by Greg Evans

Broadway box office and ticket prices fell back to earth last week following the previous week’s Thanksgiving holiday-inflated numbers, with the total gross for the 26 productions dropping…

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‘Merrily We Roll Along’ Extends Hit Broadway Run To July by Greg Evans

Merrily We Roll Along, the hit Broadway revival of the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical starring Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez, is extending performances through S…

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Broadway Finds Its ‘Tommy’: Ali Louis Bourzgui To Reprise Chicago Performance In The Who Musical by Greg Evans

Ali Louis Bourzgui will reprise his acclaimed performance as the title character in The Who’s Tommy when the musical moves from Chicago to Broadway this spring. The casting was announced t…

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Monday, December 4, 2023

Alicia Keys Musical ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ Is Broadway Bound; Spring Opening Set by Greg Evans

Hell’s Kitchen, the Alicia Keys’ musical currently play a sold-out run Off Broadway, will transfer to Broadway’s Shubert Theater this spring, producers announced today. Directed by Mic…

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Victoria Pedretti To Make Broadway Debut Opposite Jeremy Strong In ‘An Enemy Of The People’ by Greg Evans

Victoria Pedretti, star of the Netflix series The Haunting of Bly Manor and You, will make her Broadway debut opposite Succession‘s Jeremy Strong and The Sopranos‘ Michael Imperioli in A…

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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Luigi Caiola Dies: Broadway Producer Who Assisted In Development Of More Than 50 Shows Was 64 by Greg Evans

Luigi Caiola, who co-founded the Broadway production and investment company Caiola Productions with his sister Rose and participated in the development of more than 50 shows, died Nov. 26 at…

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Broadway Gets Big Serving Of Thanksgiving Bounty: Weekly Grosses And Ticket Prices Up Nearly 30% by Greg Evans

Thanksgiving proved plentiful for Broadway last week, with box office – and ticket prices – up by nearly 30% over the previous week. With tourists packing New York City, theatergoers spl…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Broadway Box Office Slips In Pre-Thanksgiving Lull; ‘Jaja’s African Hair Braiding’, Melissa Etheridge Post Gains In Final Weeks by Greg Evans

Broadway box office took a 7% slide in the week before the Thanksgiving holiday, with the 29 shows settling in at a total $27,060,113 in receipts. Attendance for the week ending Nov. 19 was …

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Ani DiFranco To Make ‘Hadestown’ Broadway Debut In Role She Created For Studio Concept Album by Greg Evans

Singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco will make her Broadway debut as ‘Persephone’ in the hit musical Hadestown, performing the role she originated on the 2010 studio-concept album by composer …

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Monday, November 20, 2023

Andrew Scott, Nicole Scherzinger & Jack Thorne Land Top Prizes At Evening Standard Theatre Awards by Jesse Whittock

Andrew Scott, Nicole Scherzinger and writer Jack Thorne were among the winners at last night’s Evening Standard Theatre Awards in London. Scott’s performance in Vanya landed him a second…

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Friday, November 17, 2023

‘Stranger Things: The First Shadow’ Stage Play Reveals First Look & Title Of First Act by Jesse Whittock

The Hawkins, Indiana stage show just got a little creepier and a little nearer to launch. The Stranger Things stage play has unveiled a first look production image and the name of its first …

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Elton John-Jake Shears Musical ‘Tammy Faye’ Heading To Broadway In 2024-25 Season by Greg Evans

Tammy Faye, the Olivier-nominated Elton John-Jake Shears-James Graham musical about ’80s-era televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker, will premiere on Broadway during the 2024-25 Season. The music…

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Thursday, November 16, 2023

‘Spamalot’ Broadway Review: The Once And Future Python Classic Returns To Taunt Another Day by Greg Evans

Spamalot opens on Broadway tonight, and it’s safe to say the Middle Ages haven’t been this funny since, well, the last time Spamlot opened on Broadway nearly 20 years ago. Perfectly cast…

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Wednesday, November 15, 2023

‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Stage Musical In Development With Singer-Songwriter Mitski, Playwright Eboni Booth & Director Whitney White by Greg Evans

A stage musical adaptation of The Queen’s Gambit, Walter Tevis’ best-selling novel which became a hit series on Netflix, is in the works, with Oscar-nominated singer-songwriter Mitski at…

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Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Broadway Box Office Heads Into Holiday Season At Steady Clip With Weekly Take Of $29M by Greg Evans

Broadway began its trek into the lucrative holiday season last week at a steady clip, with the 28 shows grossing a total of $29,163,440 for the week ending November 12. That’s up about 10%…

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Steve Carell Sets Broadway Debut In Upcoming ‘Uncle Vanya’; Alison Pill, Alfred Molina, Anika Noni Rose Also Cast by Greg Evans

Steve Carell will make his Broadway debut next spring in the title role of Lincoln Center Theater’s Uncle Vanya, appearing with, among others, Alison Pill as Sonya, Alfred Molina as Alexan…

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Michael Imperioli Joins Jeremy Strong In Broadway’s ‘An Enemy Of The People’; Brad Pitt’s Plan B Signs On As Producer by Greg Evans

The upcoming Broadway revival of Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People starring Jeremy Strong has landed two more heavy hitters: Michael Imperioli will costar opposite Strong, and Plan B, the pro…

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Monday, November 13, 2023

‘Harmony’ Broadway Review: Barry Manilow Musical Finds Sweet Notes In Sour Era; Aubrey Plaza & Christopher Abbott Ignite ‘Danny And The Deep by Greg Evans

Broadway loves a recognizable name, a famous band or singer that can fuel a jukebox musical on nostalgia and familiar tunes. To its credit, Harmony isn’t that. If you’ve heard of the Com…

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Friday, November 10, 2023

Broadway Scores Second Consecutive Clean Sweep In Musical Theater Grammy Nominations by Greg Evans

For the second consecutive year, Broadway cast albums made a clean sweep of the Grammy nominations for Best Musical Theater Album, shutting out both the West End and Off Broadway. Competing …

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Thursday, November 9, 2023

Bebe Neuwirth & Steven Skybell Join Cast Of Broadway’s ‘Cabaret’ Revival

Broadway’s upcoming star-filled revival of Cabaret has added two-time Tony winner Bebe Neuwirth and Fiddler on the Roof‘s Steven Skybell to the cast, with the former Cheers star playing …

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Tuesday, November 7, 2023

‘Merrily’ Revival Keeps Rolling Along To Sold-Out Houses – Broadway Box Office

Merrily We Roll Along, the Sondheim musical revival starring Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez, was Broadway’s sole sell-out last week, filling every last seat at the Hud…

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David Byrne-Fatboy Slim Musical ‘Here Lies Love’ Announces Broadway Closing

Here Lies Love, the costly David Byrne-Fatboy Slim immersive musical that required an extensive renovation of the Broadway Theatre for its dance club setting, will play its final Broadway pe…

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Monday, November 6, 2023

Boy George Returning To Broadway After 20 Years For Limited ‘Moulin Rouge!’ Engagement

Culture Club singer Boy George will return to Broadway in February after a 20-year absence to play a limited engagement in the hit musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Boy George, born George …

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Friday, November 3, 2023

‘The Flash’s Grant Gustin To Make Broadway Debut In ‘Water For Elephants’ Musical

Grant Gustin, the star of the CW’s long-running The Flash, will make his Broadway debut in the new musical Water For Elephants, producers announced today. Gustin, who also appeared in the …

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Thursday, November 2, 2023

‘I Need That’ Broadway Review: Danny DeVito Steals Laughs From A Junk Pile

Clutter – physical, emotional – is the subject of Theresa Rebeck’s new Broadway play I Need That, a comedy-drama that star Danny DeVito works mightily and with increasing futility to s…

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Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Huey Lewis Musical ‘The Heart Of Rock And Roll’ Sets Broadway Spring Opening

The Heart of Rock and Roll, a new musical featuring the hit songs of ’80s superstars Huey Lewis and The News, is coming to Broadway this spring, with previews beginning at The James Earl J…

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Broadway Newcomers To Make Debuts In ‘The Outsiders’ Musical This Spring

Several Broadway newcomers will make their debuts in the upcoming musical adaptation of The Outsiders, with the iconic roles of Ponyboy and Sodapop among the characters to be portrayed by fi…

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Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Broadway Box Office Holds Steady: ‘Merrily We Roll Along’ At $1.8M, ‘I Need That’ Starring Danny DeVito Takes $608G

Broadway box office held fairly steady heading into trick or treat season, with receipts for the week ending Oct. 29 at $26,480,578 (about 6% down from the previous week) and attendance at 2…

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Aaron Tveit & Sutton Foster Set For New ‘Sweeney Todd’ Broadway Cast: First-Look Photo Released

Tony winners Aaron Tveit and Sutton Foster will take over as the stars of Broadway’s hit revival Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street for a limited engagement beginning in Februa…

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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
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