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Chita Rivera still has her eye on Broadway

Rivera discusses her lifetime achievement Tony Award this June and a possible Broadway project.

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As sports betting becomes legalized, the Tony Awards could be next

Betting on the Tony Awards could become more mainstream after a recent ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court. On May 14, the Supreme Court...

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ litigation ends in settlement

Scott Rudin's production company, Rudinplay, and the estate of Nelle Harper Lee have settled litigation that threatened the future of the Broadway play "To...

Sound designers celebrate the return of their Tony Awards categories

The Tony Award categories for sound design are back with a boom. Eleven sound designers of plays and musicals were nominated for Tony Awards this...

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‘Hair’ will be NBC’s next live musical

"Hair Live!" will be the next NBC live musical, coming to television screens in the spring of 2019. The musical will be executive produced by Craig...

Actors’ Equity Association votes in 55 council seats in national council election

Actors' Equity Association announced the results of their 2018 National Council election Thursday, voting in 55 council seats across three regions. Kate Shindle, who ran...

As sports betting becomes legalized, the Tony Awards could be next

Betting on the Tony Awards could become more mainstream after a recent ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court. On May 14, the Supreme Court...

Andy Karl to take over ‘Pretty Woman’ role from Steve Kazee on Broadway

Andy Karl will play the leading role of Edward in "Pretty Woman: The Musical" on Broadway, taking over the part from Steve Kazee. Kazee, who...

Music Theatre International acquires licensing rights to ‘Groundhog Day’

Music Theatre International has acquired the worldwide licensing rights to the musical "Groundhog Day." The Broadway musical, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, opened...

‘The Band’s Visit,’ ‘Harry Potter’ and Glenda Jackson win Drama League Awards

"The Band's Visit" took home the prize for outstanding production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway musical Friday afternoon at the Drama League Awards. The Drama...

Alan Menken signs music publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music

Alan Menken has signed a global publishing agreement with Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing group announced Thursday. Warner/Chappell Music, an arm of Warner Music...

Musical adaptation of ‘The Secret Life of Bees’ to have world premiere in 2019

A musical adaptation of “The Secret Life of Bees,” with a book by Lynn Nottage and music by Duncan Sheik, will have its world...

Second Stage Theater names Sara Danielson as general manager

Second Stage Theater has named Sara Danielson as its general manager. Danielson previously worked as associate general manager at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, where...

‘Frozen’ will launch a national tour in fall 2019

The Broadway musical "Frozen" is going on tour in the fall of 2019, beginning in Schenectady, New York. After Schenectady, the tour will officially open...

Susan Krajsa promoted to president of Broadway Across America

Susan Krajsa has been promoted to president of Broadway Across America. Krajsa has been working at the touring company, which is owned by the John...

‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ will end its run on August 26

"The Play That Goes Wrong" will close on August 26 after playing 585 regular performances and 27 preview performances. After closing, the play will launch...

Musical adaptation of ‘Some Like it Hot’ slated for Broadway in 2020

The Shubert Organization and producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have teamed up to bring a musical adaptation of "Some Like it Hot" to...

‘My Fair Lady’ to launch North American tour in fall 2019

The Lincoln Center's production of "My Fair Lady" is going on tour. Produced by Nederlander Presentations Inc., the tour will launch in fall 2019, with...

‘Mean Girls’ to launch national tour in fall 2019

"Mean Girls" is going on tour. The Broadway musical announced Friday that it will launch a national tour in the fall of 2019. Dates, cities...
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They’re In the Band! Casting Announced for SCHOOL OF ROCK Melbourne

The coveted role of Dewey and an amazing cast of 36 children were today announced for the Australian premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway...

NBC to Bring the ‘Age of Aquarius’ to TV Audiences with Hair Live!

Following on the heels of NBC’s acclaimed rock musical presentation Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, the network has announced Hair Live! as its next...

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Launches Digital Ticket Lottery

The Broadway musical about the disco icon plays the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

Memorial Service for Jan Maxwell to Be Held June 4; Jayne Houdyshell, Mary Beth Peil, and More to Attend

A memorial service for beloved five-time Tony Award-nominated actress Jan Maxwell will be held on Monday, June 4 at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J....

Manhattan Theatre Club to Hold Memorial for Jan Maxwell

The five-time Tony nominee died at the age of 61 earlier this year.

Digital Lottery Begins Tomorrow for SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL

Summer The Donna Summer Musical has announced that a limited number of 40 same day tickets will be available via a digital lottery for...

Memorial Service for Broadway’s Jan Maxwell to Be Held at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

A memorial service for beloved five-time Tony Award-nominated actress Jan Maxwell will be held on June 4 from 3:00-5:00pm at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel...

Paul Schneider Completes Cast of Josh Charles and Armie Hammer Led STRAIGHT WHITE MEN

Second Stage Theater Carole Rothman, Artistic Director Casey Reitz, Executive Director has announced that Paul Schneider Parks amp Recreation will complete casting for the...

Parks & Recreation’s Paul Schneider to Make Broadway Debut in Straight White Men

Paul Schneider has been announced as the final cast member of Young Jean Lee's Straight White Men, making its Broadway premiere this summer. Anna...

Paul Schneider Rounds Out Broadway’s ‘Straight White Men’ Cast; Joins Josh Charles, Armie Hammer

Paul Schneider (Parks and Recreation, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford) will round out the Broadway cast of Young Jean...