Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Help Seth Rudetsky Make Broadway Orchestras More Diverse! by Seth Rudetsky

Plus, that time Rachel Bay Jones had to drop out of Dear Evan Hansen (and then came back).

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:54PM
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Olivia Puckett Sings 'Easy To Be Hard' from Signature Theatre's HAIR by BroadwayWorld

Watch Olivia Puckett sing 'Easy to Be Hard' from Signature Theatre's production of the rock musical HAIR in action in this all-new video. Hair has music by Galt MacDermot and book and lyrics…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:12PM
Friday, May 3, 2024

Andrew Barth Feldman and Sarah Hyland to Star as Seymour and Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors by Hayley Levitt

Andrew Barth Feldman and Sarah Hyland will be the next Seymour and Audrey in the hit off-Broadway production of Little Shop of Horrors at the Westside Theatre. They take over for the produ…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:54AM
Thursday, May 2, 2024

Ben Platt is Playing Himself, For Once, at the Palace by Darryn King

In May, Tony Award winner Ben Platt, best known for playing the title role in Dear Evan Hansen and, most recently, 2023's Parade, will take to the Broadway stage starring as… himself.…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:12PM
Friday, April 26, 2024

"Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" from Sting Ballet Message in a Bottle by TheaterMania

Initially inspired by Sting’s “Desert Rose” and including “Every Breath You Take,” “Roxanne,” “Fields of Gold,” and 23 more of the artist’s most beloved songs, this dance…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:12AM
Friday, April 19, 2024

Jennifer Holliday, Norbert Leo Butz, Donna Murphy and More Will Perform Follies in Concert at Carnegie Hall by Darryn King

A huge, all-star cast will perform the Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical Follies for one night only at Carnegie Hall. The concert, part of Transport Group’s Anne L. Bernstein Concert …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:48PM
Monday, April 15, 2024

Alex Lacamoire on the music of MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE | New York City Center by New York City Center

Alex Lacamoire, a music arranger known for his extensive Broadway credits such as Hamilton, In the Heights, and Dear Evan Hansen, discusses the process of turning the iconic music of Sting i…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:00PM
Wednesday, April 10, 2024

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…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:54AM
Friday, April 5, 2024

Actor Sam Tutty on Why Being Unemployed Is Just as Important as Working by Andrew Gans

The Dear Evan Hansen Olivier winner is back in London's West End in the new musical Two Strangers (Carry a Cake Across New York).

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM
Thursday, April 4, 2024

Two Strangers (Carry a Cake Across New York) Musical Transfers to the West End Beginning April 4 by Andrew Gans

The two-hander stars Dear Evan Hansen's Sam Tutty and Dujonna Gift.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Richard Kind, Caroline Aaron and More Join Bye Bye Birdie at the Kennedy Center by Hayley Levitt

The Kennedy Center has announced full casting for its upcoming Broadway Center Stage production of Bye Bye Birdie, running for one week only in the D.C. venue's Eisenhower Theater from Jun…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:02PM
Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Director Michael Greif Digs Into His Broadway Hat Trick With Days of Wine and Roses, The Notebook and Hell's Kitchen by Kathy Henderson

Opening one new musical on Broadway is an enviable accomplishment for any director. But three? In the same season? Michael Greif began 2024 with the Broadway transfer of Days of Wine and Ros…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:36PM
Friday, March 22, 2024

Shubert Theatre announces its 2024-25 Broadway season featuring everyone from Tina to Temptations by Christopher Arnott

The Shubert's 2024-25 Broadway series will features “Tina: The Tina Turner Musical,” “Dear Evan Hansen,” “Clue,” “Mean Girls" and “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life & Times of …

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 09:33AM
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ will return to the road in 2024 by Michael Abourizk

A new North American tour will launch in September.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 05:12PM
Monday, March 18, 2024

Jacinta Clusellas, Tatiana Pandiani & Melis Aker Speech | 2023 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipients by American Theatre Wing

"Multilingualism is the only path to develop new audiences in our field, so we are hopeful, that 'Azul' can be one more step toward linguistic inclusion in the American theatre." - Jacinta C…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:32PM

Ben Platt to Perform Concert Residency at Broadway's Refurbished Palace Theatre by Hayley Levitt

Tony Award winner Ben Platt will play the newly refurbished Palace Theatre in a three-week concert residency from May 28 through June 15. Offering 18 performances only, the concert celebrate…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:48AM
Friday, March 15, 2024

Dear Evan Hansen Will Tour North America Again in 2024 by Darryn King

A new North American tour of Dear Evan Hansen will launch in September. The tour will kick off in Houston, Texas, and proceed to stops in Dallas, Texas; St. Paul, Minnesota; Lincoln, Nebrask…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:54PM

New ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ North American tour begins September 2024 by Matthew Herzog

Producers Crossroads Live North America announced today that a new, licensed North American tour of Dear Evan Hansen, the Tony and Grammy-winning Best Musical sensation, will launch in Houst…

SOURCE: tourstoyou.org at 12:21PM

Crossroads Live Will Produce Non-Equity DEAR EVAN HANSEN Tour

BroadwayWorld has learned that the new non-equity touring productions of Dear Evan Hansen will be produced by Crossroads Live North America. Crossroads entered the US touring market after ac…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:06AM

New Dear Evan Hansen North American Tour Will Launch This Fall by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning musical will play engagements in Texas, Minnesota, Florida, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM

Variety Review: "The Notebook" Musical on Broadway by Frank Rizzo

Musical theater can be a sucker for a romantic tale, whether it’s about obsessive devotion, idealized passion, or lost loves. “The Notebook,” based on Nicholas Sparks‘ bestselling, 1…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 08:20AM
Thursday, March 14, 2024

REVIEW: The Notebook by JK

Review of the Sunday evening preview performance on February 25, 2024 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in New York City. Starring Maryann Plunkett, Dorian Harewood, Joy Woods, Ryan Vasquez, …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 10:36PM
Friday, March 8, 2024

TikTok Could Lose More Music as National Music Publishers Assn. Might Back Out

Music from Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Mean Girls, and more. may be leaving TikTok as the National Music Publishers Association plans on ending their partnership with the platform at the en…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:58AM
Saturday, March 2, 2024

Andrew Barth Feldman and Kuhoo Verma Sing "Tell Her" from 13 by Playbill

Dear Evan Hansen star Andrew Barth Feldman, Kuhoo Verma, and a host of other Broadway favorites are set to star in a one-night-only benefit concert of Jason Robert Brown's 13 March 3. Before…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:18PM
Friday, February 23, 2024

Broadway Games: Pop Quiz! by JK

If Broadway was a class, this is the pop quiz you might get... Good luck!  BROADWAY GAMES: Pop Quiz! 1. What was the prior name of the Al Hirschfeld Theatre?         A. The Cort The…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:36AM
Friday, February 16, 2024

Name That Show! 2010s Broadway Songs (Part Two) by JK

Hello, show tune lovers! Today's game is all about songs from Broadway musicals that opened in the 2010s - not that long ago! You've probably at least heard of most of the shows included h…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:12AM
Thursday, February 15, 2024

Liz Caplan on How She Became the Vocal Guru of Broadway and Hollywood by Hayley Levitt

Liz Caplan wears her storied resume on her studio walls. Over here is a poster of Dear Evan Hansen, signed by its Tony-winning star Ben Platt. Over there you see a framed photo of her cuddli…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:36PM
Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Kimberly Akimbo | Preview by Broadwaysf

KIMBERLY AKIMBO is playing the Curran Theater in San Francisco from November 5–December 1, 2024. A new musical about growing up and growing old (in no particular order), KIMBERLY AKIMBO i…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:38PM
Monday, February 12, 2024

At This Theatre: The Music Box by JK

Despite having over 1000 seats, when I think of The Music Box, I remember it as feeling both intimate and grand at the same time. Over the years, I've had seats all over the theater, and I t…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:54AM
Saturday, February 10, 2024

"The Connector" Fails to Connect With Me by Jan Simpson

Journalists love stories about journalism. We even love the stories that cast us in a bad light. And I'll admit that’s part of the reason that The Connector, which was inspired by the stor…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 11:12AM
Friday, February 9, 2024


BroadwayWorld has learned that new touring productions of both Dear Evan Hansen and The Addams Family will hit the road as part of the 2024/2025 touring season.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:25PM

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