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‘The Ferryman’ brims with life as a threat looms

Jez Butterworth paints a rich picture of a family dealing with tragedy, writes Charles Isherwood.

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‘Torch Song’s’ path to Broadway

“Torch Song” is heading back to Broadway thanks to an idea that almost simultaneously struck producer Richie Jackson and director Moisés Kaufman: Michael Urie...

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...

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...

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Patrick Daly to oversee theater projects for Eon Productions

Patrick Daly has been hired to oversee the theater production arm of EON Productions, the British production company which makes the James Bond films. Daly...

‘The Boys in the Band’ to be considered a revival for...

“The Boys in the Band” will be considered a revival of a play for this year’s Tony Awards. The Tony Awards Administration Committee met...

Ruben Studdard, Clay Aiken to put on Holiday Broadway show

Former American Idol contestants Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken will appear in a holiday show on Broadway this December. The show, entitled "Ruben & Clay's...

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Opinion: Can off-Broadway intimacy survive a Broadway transfer?

“Will it move?” If you’re in the theater business, you know what that question is about. When a new show opens anywhere outside the Broadway...

Opinion: Is $20 million-plus the new normal for Broadway musicals?

Every Broadway season boasts a show or two that promises big-screen thrills delivered on record-busting budgets. Back in 1987, the Shubert Organization swallowed the...

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...

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Tony Awards set broadcast date, eligibility cut-off

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards will be broadcast from Radio City Music Hall on June 9, 2019. The eligibility cut-off for show's to be eligible...

‘Hamilton’ to sell $10 tickets for all seats at Halloween performance

"Hamilton" is expanding its lottery program for Halloween night. The Broadway show will play an 8 p.m. performance on Oct. 31 in which all available...

Danny Burstein to take over role of Alfred Doolittle in ‘My Fair Lady’

Danny Burstein will take on the role of Alfred P. Doolittle in "My Fair Lady," beginning Jan. 8. Burstein takes over the role from Norbert...

‘Choir Boy’ sets new opening night, first preview dates

"Choir Boy" has changed the dates of its opening night date and first preview for the second time. The Tarell Alvin McCarney play will now begin...

Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller to star in ‘Ink’

Bertie Carvel will reprise his role of Rupert Murdoch in "Ink" on Broadway this spring. Jonny Lee Miller, an Olivier Award winner for "Frankenstein," joins...

‘Gypsy of the Year’ competition renamed ‘Red Bucket Follies’

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ “Gypsy of the Year” competition has been renamed the "Red Bucket Follies.” The name change comes after Actors’ Equity changed...

‘Jagged Little Pill’ to stage developmental lab this winter

"Jagged Little Pill" is putting on a developmental lab this winter, following its world premiere in Boston this past summer. The musical, which features the...

Corbin Bleu cast in updated ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ revival

Corbin Bleu will star alongside Kelli O’Hara and Will Chase in the revival of “Kiss Me, Kate,” which is being updated for the 21st...

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ headed to the West End in fall 2019

"Dear Evan Hansen" will launch a West End production in the fall of 2019. The musical will play the Noël Coward Theatre. Exact dates and...

Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow to star in ‘Hillary and Clinton’ on Broadway

Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow will star in 'Hillary and Clinton' on Broadway this season. The play, written by Lucas Hnath, will be produced by...

‘Torch Song’s’ path to Broadway

“Torch Song” is heading back to Broadway thanks to an idea that almost simultaneously struck producer Richie Jackson and director Moisés Kaufman: Michael Urie...

Tina Turner musical transferring to Broadway next fall

"Tina: the Tina Turner Musical" is coming to Broadway in the fall of 2019. Stage Entertainment, the producers of the musical, made the announcement Wednesday...

Actors’ Equity names Joe Barnes national director of organizing

Joe Barnes has been named the national director of organizing for Actors’ Equity. Barnes previously worked for three years as the national representative for SAG-AFTRA...

TKTS to display prices on boards at all locations

The Theatre Development Fund will now display ticket prices, rather than percentage discounts at all of TKTS booths. The move, which began Oct. 1, follows...

Nadine Wong joins American Theatre Wing Board of Trustees

Morgan Stanley executive Nadine Wong has been appointed to the American Theatre Wing Board of Trustees. Wong, an executive director, private wealth advisor and global...
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Time to Dance the Night Away! Meet the Cast of THE PROM- Now in Previews!

The Prom is bringing the party to BroadwayPerformances begin tonight,Tuesday, October 23, 2018. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances

Laura Benanti Begins Performances in MY FAIR LADY Tonight

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti assumes the role of Eliza Doolittle in its award-winning production of Lerner amp Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by...

The Prom Begins Broadway Previews October 23

Casey Nicholaw directs and choreographs the new musical comedy, about a group of Broadway eccentrics who infiltrate a conservative, Midwest town.

Laura Benanti Makes a Loverly Broadway Return in My Fair Lady

Laura Benanti takes on the central role of Eliza Doolittle in Lincoln Center Theater's acclaimed staging of My Fair Lady beginning on October 23, replacing original cast...

School’s In! The Prom Arrives on Broadway

You're invited! The highly anticipated new musical comedy The Prom begins preview performances at the Longacre Theatre on October 23. The Prom will celebrate...

Laura Benanti Begins Performances as Eliza Doolittle in Broadway’s My Fair Lady October 23

The Tony winner takes over for Lauren Ambrose in the Tony-nominated Lincoln Center Theatre revival.

Head Over Heels Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway

The Go-Go’s musical opened on Broadway July 26 at the Hudson Theatre.

Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel & Ariana Grande Join Stars Past and Present in Wicked Anniversary Special

The hit musical Wicked is about to celebrate 15 years on Broadway. To celebrate the milestone, the show will air A Very Wicked Halloween, an...

Lauren Ambrose Says Goodbye to Eliza but Hopes to Keep the Boots

Sharing stories of a professionally thrilling Broadway role in “My Fair Lady” that coincided with personal loss.

THE PROM Announces Rush Policy; Previews Begin Tomorrow

The new Broadway comedy The Prom has announced that a limited number of 40 general rush tickets including the 2 facility fee will be...