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‘Harry Potter’ brings magic to Broadway

The two-part play features stunning stage magic, while letting the audience use their imaginations, writes Elizabeth Bradley.

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Actors’ Equity votes to change the name of the Gypsy Robe

The Gypsy Robe is changing its name. After hearing concerns about the insensitivity of the name, the Actors’ Equity Association has voted to rename...

Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban to host the 2018 Tony Awards

Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban are hosting the 2018 Tony Awards, the pair announced in a video on Twitter Wednesday. https://twitter.com/SaraBareilles/status/986618149897408513   Both actors made their Broadway...

Fire in building of Ripley-Grier Studios leaves two civilians seriously injured

Two civilians sustained life-threatening injuries in a fire that occurred Monday afternoon at 520 8th Avenue, home of Ripley-Grier Studios and other theater offices. The...

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Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ brings magic to Broadway

If massive success on Broadway could ever be a foregone conclusion, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” would indubitably be the show to bet...

Bette Midler to return for the end of ‘Hello, Dolly!’ run

Bette Midler is returning to star in “Hello, Dolly!” for six weeks this summer. Midler will return to the show from July 17 through the...

Review: ‘My Fair Lady’ is a beautifully polished antique

Impeccable is the first word that springs to mind to describe the Lincoln Center Theater revival of Lerner and Loewe’s “My Fair Lady.” But...

‘Hadestown’ coming to Broadway in 2019 after London run

The Anaïs Mitchell musical "Hadestown" will play the National Theatre in London this November before transferring to Broadway in 2019, the show's producers announced Thursday.  The...

Drama League announces 2018 nominees

A few Broadway shows have begun racking up nominations ahead of the Tony Awards. The Drama League, which honors off Broadway and Broadway musicals and...

Actors’ Equity votes to change the name of the Gypsy Robe

The Gypsy Robe is changing its name. After hearing concerns about the insensitivity of the name, the Actors’ Equity Association has voted to rename...

Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban to host the 2018 Tony Awards

Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban are hosting the 2018 Tony Awards, the pair announced in a video on Twitter Wednesday. https://twitter.com/SaraBareilles/status/986618149897408513   Both actors made their Broadway...

How ‘Frozen’ on Broadway is capitalizing on its popular appeal

Reviews never bothered Disney anyway. Though “Frozen” received mixed reviews from critics, the show has maintained a popular resonance that translated into a record-breaking...

‘The Cher Show’ announces full cast for pre-Broadway premiere

Teal Wicks and Micaela Diamond are joining Stephanie J. Block to play the role of Cher in the Chicago run of 'The Cher Show.' Cher...

Fire in building of Ripley-Grier Studios leaves two civilians seriously injured

Two civilians sustained life-threatening injuries in a fire that occurred Monday afternoon at 520 8th Avenue, home of Ripley-Grier Studios and other theater offices. The...

Review: A layered ‘Carousel’ finds new depth

At the core of “Carousel,” which has been revived with breathtaking emotional intensity at the Imperial Theatre, is a dark fatalism that trails the...

‘1984’ will be eligible for all Tony Awards categories

“1984” will now be considered for all Tony Awards categories after a nominator recused himself from the committee, the Tony Awards Administration Committee announced...

Leslie Odom Jr., Katharine McPhee to announce the Tony nominees

Leslie Odom Jr. and Katharine McPhee will announce the Tony nominees the morning of May 1. The event, which takes place at The New York...

Review: ‘Children of a Lesser God’ struggles to connect

The challenges that all of us must confront in order to achieve meaningful human connection is the central theme of Mark Medoff’s play “Children...

Actors’ Equity pushes for creation of Tony Award categories honoring ensembles

The Actors’ Equity Association is pushing to create two new Tony Award categories that honor equity choruses and ensembles in musicals or plays. Actors’...

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DEAR EVAN HANSEN Continues Partnership with ArtsConnection

Producer Stacey Mindich is pleased to announce that Dear Evan Hansen will continue its partnership with ArtsConnection, NYC's leading arts-in-education organization, for a second...

Bette Midler to Return to Broadway’s ‘Hello, Dolly!’

Bette Midler will return to her box office-busting role in “Hello, Dolly!” this summer, stepping back into the part that won her a Tony...

Bette Midler Returning To Broadway’s ‘Hello, Dolly!’ For Production’s End Run

Bette Midler is heading back where she belongs, returning to Broadway’s Hello, Dolly! for the final six weeks of the hit Tony-winning show that...

Bette Midler Will Return to Hello, Dolly! with David Hyde Pierce & Gavin Creel; Show to Conclude Run

Call on Dolly! Bette Midler, the megastar who took home a 2017 Tony Award for her turn in the title role of Hello, Dolly!,...

Bette Midler Will Return To HELLO, DOLLY! For Final Six Weeks of Broadway Run

The Associated Press reports that Bette Midler will return to HELLO, DOLLY on Broadway for a limited six week engagement to close out the...

Bette Midler Will Return to Broadway’s Hello, Dolly!; Tony-Winning Revival Sets Closing Date

Midler will play a six-week encore engagement this summer, succeeding Bernadette Peters.

Bette Midler to Return to ‘Hello, Dolly!’ This Summer

Ms. Midler, who won a Tony for her performance, will close out the last six weeks of the hit show.

Right This Way! Broadway’s Bandstand Will Arrive in Cinemas

Ain't we proud! The beloved Broadway musical Bandstand, which ended its main-stem run far too soon, is getting a new life on the big screen. A...

Broadway’s Bandstand, Starring Laura Osnes and Corey Cott, Will Hit Cinemas in June

The musical comes to the silver screen via Fathom Events.

Breaking: Right This Way! Fathom Events Will Bring BANDSTAND to the Big Screen!

Thoughthey played their final Broadway gig last fall, the Donny Nova Band is getting back together-this time for the big screen. According to Forbes,...