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Actors’ Equity begins its own ‘Chicago’ investigation while raising doubts about existing efforts

Actors' Equity has hired a lawyer to conduct its own investigation into claims of harassment at "Chicago," while raising questions about the lawyer hired...

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...

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...

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’...

‘Springsteen’ staying on Broadway through Dec. 15

"The Boss" appears to be sticking around for another season. Jordan Roth, president of Jujamcyn Theaters, tweeted Tuesday that Springsteen would be extending his run...

Actors’ Equity and ‘Rocktopia’ reach tentative contract agreement

"Rocktopia" has reached a tentative agreement with the Actors' Equity Association, the union said Tuesday. The concert, which began previews at the Broadway Theatre Tuesday,...

Broadway rallies behind Ruthie Ann Miles after car crash kills daughter

The Broadway community is rallying behind actor Ruthie Ann Blumenstein, whose stage name is Ruthie Ann Miles, after a car struck and injured Blumenstein...

Drew Cohen appointed chief executive officer of Music Theatre International

Drew Cohen, current president of Music Theatre International, has been promoted to chief executive officer of the theatrical licensing company. Cohen will continue as...

MCC drops Neil LaBute as playwright-in-residence, cancels upcoming play

MCC Theater has ended Neil LaBute's role as its playwright in residence, the off Broadway theater company announced Thursday. In a statement obtained by Broadway...

Broadway saw a younger, New York audience last season, survey says

The Broadway audience appears to be getting slightly younger and more New York-based.   New York City residents made up 22% of all theatergoers in...

New York unions pledge to stand behind casting directors

A coalition representing 39 unions in New York City is speaking up for casting directors and urging the Broadway League to allow them to...

Tax provision would allow Broadway shows to expense initial production costs

A provision in the proposed U.S. Senate tax bill would allow “qualified theatrical productions” to expense all of their initial production costs and allow...