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‘Ain’t Too Proud’ hits the steps, but not the story

The musical about the Temptations is ‘slick, but plodding,’ writes Charles Isherwood.

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Shubert Organization and partners will bring a startup accelerator to Broadway

The Shubert Organization is teaming up with two partners to bring Silicon Valley to Broadway. Alongside venture capital firm Exponential Creativity Ventures and tech...

‘The Heart of Rock and Roll’ moves forward under new developmental...

“The Heart of Rock and Roll,” a musical featuring the songs of Huey Lewis and the News, begins developmental work Monday as one of...

Musicians’ union initiates grievance process against ‘Be More Chill’ over orchestrator

Local 802 is initiating a grievance process against “Be More Chill,” after it says the show violated the union contract by reversing its decision...

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Bebe Neuwirth and Brandon Victor Dixon to announce Tony nominations

Bebe Neuwirth and Brandon Victor Dixon will announce the 73rd Annual Tony Award Nominations on April 30. The nominations will be aired live at 8:30...

‘Gary’ pushes back opening date

"Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus" has pushed back its opening night date to April 21. The Taylor Mac play was originally set to open...

‘Jekyll & Hyde’ musical to be adapted into a film

“Birdman” screenwriter Alexander Dinelaris has written the script for a film adaptation of the “Jekyll & Hyde” musical. Dinelaris, who was also the book...

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Opinion: Expectations vs. reality at ‘The Prom’

The only thing missing from the money reviews was the money. Critics greeted “The Prom” with cheers when it opened in November at the Longacre...

Opinion: In the battle for profit-sharing, it’s a question of risk

Should actors be paid for their contribution to shows that go on to be hits? I’ve been going to the theater regularly since I turned...

Opinion: On ‘All My Sons’ and breaking with tradition

In the midst of the usual year-end rash of “Best Of” lists and seasonal jolliness came news that a spring revival of Arthur Miller’s...

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James Corden will host the 2019 Tony Awards

James Corden will host the 2019 Tony Awards this June. This is the second time Corden has hosted, after taking on the role in 2016...

‘Kiss Me, Kate’ extends through June 30

“Kiss Me, Kate” will extend an additional four weeks, Roundabout Theatre Company announced Tuesday. The revival, directed by Scott Ellis and choreographed by Warren...

‘Frozen’ to bring productions to Australia, London and Germany

“Frozen” has announced three upcoming productions in Australia, London and Germany. The musical will stage sit-down runs at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney in July...

Actors’ Equity names Lynn Rhinehart special counsel

Actors' Equity has named Lynn Rhinehart as special counsel, effective immediately. Rhinehart comes to Actors' Equity from the American Federation of Labor and Congress...

Yanni to play Broadway engagement at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre this summer

Yanni has been announced as the second musician to appear at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre as a part of the new In Residence on Broadway...

Anna D. Shapiro to direct ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ musical

Anna D. Shapiro, the artistic director of Steppenwolf Theatre Company, has been tapped to direct 'The Devil Wears Prada' musical. The musical features music by Sir...

Hugh Jackman to star in ‘The Music Man’ on Broadway

Hugh Jackman will play Harold Hill in a revival of "The Music Man" next year. Produced by Scott Rudin, the revival will reassemble the creative...

Britney Spears musical to premiere in Chicago before Broadway

"Once Upon a One More Time," a musical comedy featuring the music of Britney Spears, will make its world premiere in Chicago this fall...

Concert series brings rockers to Broadway this summer

The Bruce Springsteen effect has hit Broadway. Producers Live Nation, The Araca Group and Entertainment Benefits Group will be bringing a series of artists to...

‘Gary’ postpones first preview for second time

The first preview of "Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus" have been postponed again, the show announced late Friday. The play was scheduled to begin...

Shubert Organization and partners will bring a startup accelerator to Broadway

The Shubert Organization is teaming up with two partners to bring Silicon Valley to Broadway. Alongside venture capital firm Exponential Creativity Ventures and tech...

‘Network’ announces recoupment

“Network” has recouped after running for 15 weeks on Broadway, the producers announced Wednesday. The play, starring Bryan Cranston and directed by Ivo van...

Television show ‘Nashville’ to be developed into stage musical

Television series “Nashville” is being adapted into a stage musical, with a plan to come to Broadway. Producer Scott Delman has acquired the live...

Andrea Martin departs ‘Gary’ after injury

Kristine Nielsen will assume Andrea Martin's role in "Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus" after Martin injured herself during rehearsals. Martin is leaving the company...

Morrissey to play Broadway engagement at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

English songwriter and singer Morrissey will play the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre this May. The former frontman of The Smiths will play a seven-day Broadway engagement from...
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Company Members From KISS ME, KATE Will Give a Talk and Perform at The Sheen Center as Part of Backstage Broadway Series

On Monday, April 1 The Sheen Center for Thought amp Culture will launchits new series, Backstage Broadway with a special event featuring company members...

Meet the Cast of HADESTOWN- Now in Previews!

Hadestownbegins preview performances tonight,March 22, at theWalter KerrTheatre, ahead of a Wednesday, April 17 official opening night. Get to know the cast below as...

Watch the Cast of Broadway’s Ain’t Too Proud Perform Temptations Hits on The Tonight Show

Derrick Baskin, Jeremy Pope, Jawan Jackson, James Harkness, and Ephraim Sykes sang from the new musical on their opening night.

Ain’t Too Proud Stars Sing Temptations Hits on The Tonight Show

The new musical Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of The Temptations celebrated a momentous opening night at Broadway's Imperial Theatre on March 21....

Hadestown Begins on Broadway March 22

Eva Noblezada and Reeve Carney lead the cast of the folk opera, based on the legend of Orpheus.

Hadestown Arrives at Broadway’s Walter Kerr Theatre

On the heels of a celebrated London premiere, Anaïs Mitchell's new musical Hadestown debuts at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre on March 22. Co-conceiver Rachel Chavkin (The...

Read the Reviews for Broadway’s Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations

The new musical charting the rise of the famed vocal group makes its New York debut following engagements across the country.

Theatre Professionals to Gather for Panel on Equality in the Audition Process

The event will include a screening of the short film Nevertheless, She Auditioned plus a comedy set by Anna Suzuki.

AUGUST RUSH to Make World Premiere in Chicago; Creative Includes John Doyle, Glen Berger, Mark Mancina, and more

Chicago audiences will be the first to see August Rush The Musical, a world premiere musical crafted by some of the top creative artists...

Seyi Omooba Dropped from THE COLOR PURPLE Following Homophobic Social Media Posts

Last Friday, on Twitter, Hamilton actor Aaron Lee Lambert shared a screenshot of a Facebook post by Oluwaseyi Seyi Omooba - who had just...