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In ‘The Nap,’ audiences and actors learn the rules of snooker

“The Nap” has come to Broadway with a mission to popularize the sport of snooker. The first challenge: explaining what it is. Simply put, snooker...

‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ recoups its $4 million investment

"The Play That Goes Wrong" has recouped its $4 million capitalization, 17 months after it began performances on Broadway. The play originally announced it would be...

Grammy Awards update musical theater submission guidelines

The Recording Academy is making changes to Grammy Awards guidelines for musical theater in the hopes of revitalizing one of its leanest categories. For...

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‘All My Sons’ to return to Broadway starring Annette Bening, Tracy...

Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons” is returning to Broadway this spring, starring Annette Bening and Tracy Letts. The Roundabout Theatre Company production will be...

Second Stage Theater elects two co-chairs to lead its board

Second Stage Theater has voted in two co-chairs to lead its board of trustees, replacing Chairman Stephen C. Sherrill who has held the position...

Broadway HD announces VP of operations appointment

Tom Kinney has joined streaming platform BroadwayHD as its vice president of operations. Kinney comes to BroadwayHD after working at Spectrum and Freeport Metrics, a...

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Opinion: Craig Zadan’s legacy will live on through Broadway, TV projects

As he accepted the fifth, and most important, Creative Emmy award for “Jesus Christ Superstar” last Sunday, executive producer Neil Meron said, “This is...

Opinion: How two Broadway musicals adapted to the #MeToo era

Rarely has the phrase “900-pound gorilla” seemed as apt as the dilemma facing Broadway producers and creatives this season — especially those who are...

Opinion: Broadway profits keep nonprofits alive

“There’s no profit like nonprofit!” was a cherished mantra of the late Shubert Organization chairman Gerald Schoenfeld. Long before his passing in 2008, Schoenfeld...

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Broadway HD announces VP of operations appointment

Tom Kinney has joined streaming platform BroadwayHD as its vice president of operations. Kinney comes to BroadwayHD after working at Spectrum and Freeport Metrics, a...

At Sardi’s, a drink and a business opportunity

On an average Tuesday at Sardi’s, playwrights, producers and theater owners are sprinkled across the expansive dining room enveloped in deep red. They lunch on...

Brandon Uranowitz to join the cast of ‘The Band’s Visit’

Brandon Uranowitz will take over the role of Itzik in “The Band’s Visit” beginning Oct. 9. Uranowitz, a two-time Tony Award nominee, will replace...

Tony Carlin to take over role of Louis in ‘Bernhardt/Hamlet’

Understudy Tony Carlin will take over the role of Louis in "Bernhardt/Hamlet," replacing Paxton Whitehead who has left the production for health reasons. Carlin, whose...

All Broadway theaters to dim lights in memory of Marin Mazzie

All Broadway theaters will dim their lights Wednesday evening to honor Marin Mazzie, who passed away Sept. 13 at the age of 57. The decision...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo defeats Cynthia Nixon in New York governor race

Incumbent Andrew Cuomo defeated Cynthia Nixon in the Democratic primary race for governor Thursday. Cuomo was declared the victor late Thursday, bringing in 65%...

Music Theatre International acquires licensing rights to ‘Beautiful’

Music Theatre International has acquired the worldwide licensing rights to “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.” The musical opened on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim...

Tony Award-nominated actor Marin Mazzie passes away at age 57

Actor Marin Mazzie passed away Thursday morning at the age of 57, her publicist Kim Correro confirmed. Mazzie, who had been battling Stage IV ovarian...

Full cast set for ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

Helmed by Jeff Daniels, "To Kill A Mockingbird" has set its full cast. Alongside the previously announced Daniels as Atticus Finch, Celia Keenan-Bolger as Scout,...

Ruth Wilson, Elizabeth Marvel, Jayne Houdyshell join cast of Broadway’s ‘King Lear’

Ruth Wilson, Elizabeth Marvel, Jayne Houdyshell and more will star alongside Glenda Jackson, who will play the titular role in "King Lear" on Broadway. The...

Andrea Martin, Nathan Lane to star in Taylor Mac play on Broadway

Andrea Martin and Nathan Lane will star on Broadway this spring in a new play written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Taylor Mac. The play, called...

General Manager Nathan Gehan launches Fifth Estate Entertainment

Nathan Gehan, formerly of Bespoke Theatricals, has launched a new production and general management company, Fifth Estate Entertainment. Fifth Estate will focus on producing...

Tatiana Maslany will make her Broadway debut in ‘Network’ this fall

Tatiana Maslany will make her Broadway debut in “Network” this fall, starring alongside Bryan Cranston. Producers David Binder, the National Theatre, Patrick Myles, David Luff,...

Tony Awards to continue on CBS despite Les Moonves departure

The Tony Awards will continue airing on CBS for the next several years despite the departure of CBS chief executive Les Moonves, a major...

‘The Band’s Visit’ recoups after 11 months on Broadway

“The Band’s Visit” has recouped its $8.75 million capitalization after 11 months on Broadway, the producers announced Monday. The musical won 10 Tony Awards last...
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Season Five of Lifetime Channel’s Broadway Balances America Premieres in September

The Balancing Act, the award-winning morning show on the Lifetime Channel, is excited to announce that it has begun shooting the fifth season of...

Judy Kaye To Join ANASTASIA as The Dowager Empress

Two-time Tony Award winner Judy Kaye will return to Broadway to play the 'Dowager Empress' in the hit Broadway musical ANASTASIA on September 28,...

Music of Tony-Winning Hit Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to Be Released on New Album

The stirring music within the Broadway play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will soon appear on a special new album, set for release...

Two-Time Tony Winner Judy Kaye Joins Cast of Broadway’s Anastasia

The musical continues on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre.

The Music Of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Will Be Released November 2

The producers of the acclaimed play have announced that The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, an album of music from the...

Tony Winner Judy Kaye Is the New Dowager Empress of Broadway’s Anastasia

Judy Kaye is returning to Broadway! The legendary two-time Tony winner will join the company of Anastasia in the role of the Dowager Empress...

The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Album Will Released November 2

The CD and digital release will include four suites of music composed by two-time Grammy winner Imogen Heap for the Tony- and Olivier Award-winning...

Brooklyn’s TKTS Booth Shutters

The downtown Brooklyn location in MetroTech Center has closed up shop

Go Inside Waitress’ 1000th Performance Celebration

The Tony Award-nominated musical by Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson commemorated the occasion with a special post-show performance September 19.

Hear Previews of Sondheim’s New Gender-Switched Company Lyrics From the Upcoming London Revival

See the cast perform highlights from newly revised versions of "Someone Is Waiting" and "You Could Drive a Person Crazy" with the full orchestra.