Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Celia Keenan-Bolger Will Be Honored At ACLU/NYCLU's 'Broadway Stands Up For Freedom'

Tony Award-winning actress Celia Keenan-Bolger (TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD) and Level Forward, the Tony Award-winning producers of the current revival of OKLAHOMA!, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Broadway Grosses: The Prom Goes Out on Top, Reaching All-Time High at the Box Office by Andy Lefkowitz

Everyone was going to prom this past week, as the Tony-nominated smash-hit musical played to packed houses in its final set of performances at the Longacre Theatre. The celebrated musical re…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 12th - BEETLEJUICE and SEA WALL / A LIFE Top Growth!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice (3.59%), Hadestown (2.25%), Moulin Rouge (2.07%), Oklahoma! (1.60%) and The Prom (1.52%). The top growing current Broadway plays we…

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Broadway in the Age of Anxiety. #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

They installed metal detectors in the Al Hirschfeld Theater, the new home of “Moulin Rouge,” during the same week that panicking pedestrians a block away mistook a motorcycle backfiring …

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird's Will Pullen, Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason and More Set for This Week's #LiveAtFive by Caitlin Moynihan's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take quest…

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

John Gallagher Jr. & Stark Sands to Star in World Premiere Avett Brothers Musical Swept Away at Berkeley Rep by Andy Lefkowitz

John Gallagher Jr. and Stark Sands, strong-voiced Broadway stars who previously shared the stage in the Green Day-scored musical American Idiot, have been selected to headline the new Avett…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Times Square Panic: Theater Owners Follow NYPD Security Protocols But Shaken ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Attendees Describe Chaos by Greg Evans

Broadway’s theater owners say the Times Square panic and its spillover into some theaters last night was handled by those venues in accordance with security procedures developed by the Bro…

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Broadway Performance of To Kill a Mockingbird Halted After Motorcycle Backfire Causes Times Square Shooting Scare by Ryan McPhee

Some theatres went under lockdown as tensions ran high in the theatre district.

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To Kill a Mockingbird Broadway show ends abruptly as motorcycle backfire mistaken for gunshots by Rachel Yang

A Broadway performance of To Kill a Mockingbird ended in panic as people mistook a motorcycle backfire outside for gunshots and fled the Shubert Theatre in New York City. Gideon Glick, an a…

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Performance Ends Abruptly After Panic Caused By Sounds Mistaken For Gunshots by Erik Pedersen

EXCLUSIVE: Tonight’s performance of To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway ended abruptly after backfire sounds heard on the street outside the Shubert Theatre were mistaken for gunshots. A wi…

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Moulin Rouge! Sets New Box Office Record by

Moulin Rouge! is gaining strong momentum in the kickoff to its main-stem run. The splashy new musical surpassed its own box office record this past week, with an intake of $1,987,914.00, pa…

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Friday, August 2, 2019

Conference Call: Playwright Michael Shenefelt and Director Ezra Barnes: "Heloise" at Broadway Bound Theatre Festival by Adam Rothenberg

When I read the press release for Michael Shenefelt’s play Heloise that is part of the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival, I was very intrigued by this complicated love story based upon the t…

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Tony Nominee Jeff Daniels to Star and Executive Produce New Showtime Series Rust by Ruthie Fierberg

Broadway's To Kill a Mockingbird star finds his next project.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Jeff Daniels Says To Kill a Mockingbird Feels Like a Punch in the Face by Dan Meyer

The Tony nominee spoke to Stephen Colbert about returning to Aaron Sorkin dialogue, the 2020 presidential election, and more.

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VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Says TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is a Wake-Up Call to Audiences

On Tuesday night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, actor Jeff Daniels stopped by to talk about his Broadway play, To Kill a Mockingbird.

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Jake Gyllenhaal & Tom Sturridge Play to Sold-Out Crowds as Sea Wall/A Life Begins Main-Stem Run by

The moving two-hander Sea Wall/A Life made a splash at Broadway's Hudson Theatre this weekend as performances kicked off. The sobering pair of monologues, performed by Jake Gyllenhaal and T…

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Sunday, July 28, 2019

Get Out! 5 Must-Do Events for the Week of July 29 to August 4 by Paul Wontorek

This week, some stunning stars are speaking (and singing) out for the New York chapter of the ACLU, one of the most buzzed-about playwrights brings her latest to the boards, an epic back-to-…

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Beetlejuice Surpasses a Million Dollars in Highest-Grossing Week by

Audiences can't get enough of the new musical comedy Beetlejuice. The Tony-nominated smash hit had plenty to celebrate this past week, reaching its 100th performance and making over a mill…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - July 22nd - HADESTOWN & WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Top Growth

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Hadestown (4.42%), Beetlejuice (3.73%), Oklahoma! (2.64%), Ain't Too Proud (1.53%) and The Prom (1.44%). The top growing current Broadway plays…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Love, Simon star Nick Robinson joining Broadway's To Kill a Mockingbird by Tyler Aquilina

Nick Robinson is headed to Broadway. The Love, Simon star will make his debut on the Great White Way as Jem Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, producer Scott Rudin announced Wednesday. Robinso…

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LOVE, SIMON Star Nick Robinson to Make Broadway Debut as Jem in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Nick Robinson, critically acclaimed for last year's movie Love, Simon, will make his Broadway debut as Jem Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett S…

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Love, Simon Star Nick Robinson to Replace Will Pullen in Broadway's To Kill a Mockingbird by Lindsey Sullivan

Love, Simon breakout star Nick Robinson will make his Broadway debut in To Kill a Mockingbird this fall. He will take over the role of Jem Finch beginning on November 5, replacing original c…

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Love, Simon Star Nick Robinson Joins To Kill A Mockingbird by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Actor Nick Robinson, known predominantly to film audiences for playing the title role in Love, Simon, will join the Broadway production of To Kill A Mockingbird. He will assume the role of …

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Love, Simon Star Nick Robinson Will Make Broadway Debut in To Kill a Mockingbird by Andrew Gans

Robinson will join Ed Harris in Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel.

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‘Love, Simon’ Star Nick Robinson To Join Broadway’s ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE Love, Simon star Nick Robinson will make his Broadway debut in the hit Aaron Sorkin adaptation of Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird, replacing the outgoing Will Pullen as Jem Fi…

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A Conversation with Aubie Merrylees, Making his Broadway Debut in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by Deb Miller

From the first time I saw the young Aubie Merrylees in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in 2010, at People’s Light & Theatre Company (now People’s Light) in Malvern, PA, I knew he w…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Burn This & Other Shows Unaffected by Saturday Blackout See Box Office Boost by

Lights went out across midtown Manhattan this weekend, resulting in the cancellation of most Broadway shows on the night of July 13. The four shows unaffected by the blackout, each playing v…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - July 15th - HADESTOWN Tops Growth & BURN THIS Concludes Run As Top Play

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Hadestown (4.42%), Beetlejuice (3.73%), Oklahoma! (2.64%), Ain't Too Proud (1.53%) and The Prom (1.44%). The top growing current Broadway plays…

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Several Broadway shows cancelled after power outage by Caitlin Huston

Several Broadway shows were cancelled Saturday night after a power outage hit the west side of Manhattan. Among the confirmed show closures: “Hadestown,” “Ain’t Too Proud,” “Okla…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Ivo van Hove's West Side Story to Star Isaac Powell, Shereen Pimentel, Amar Ramasar & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for the highly anticipated Broadway revival of West Side Story from Tony-winning director Ivo van Hove and internationally acclaimed choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker…

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