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‘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...

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...

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...

‘Choir Boy’ announces full cast, new opening night

"Choir Boy" has set its full cast ahead of a new opening night date. In addition to previously announced cast members Chuck Cooper, Austin Pendleton...

Tony Goldwyn joins the cast of ‘Network’

Tony Goldwyn is joining the cast of "Network," playing alongside Bryan Cranston and Tatiana Maslany. Goldwyn, who recently completed seven seasons starring on the television...

Brandon Uranowitz to join the cast of ‘The Band’s Visit’

Brandon Uranowitz will take over the role of Itzik in “The Band’s Visit” beginning Oct. 9. Uranowitz, a two-time Tony Award nominee, will replace...

Tony Carlin to take over role of Louis in ‘Bernhardt/Hamlet’

Understudy Tony Carlin will take over the role of Louis in "Bernhardt/Hamlet," replacing Paxton Whitehead who has left the production for health reasons. Carlin, whose...

Full cast set for ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

Helmed by Jeff Daniels, "To Kill A Mockingbird" has set its full cast. Alongside the previously announced Daniels as Atticus Finch, Celia Keenan-Bolger as Scout,...

Ruth Wilson, Elizabeth Marvel, Jayne Houdyshell join cast of Broadway’s ‘King Lear’

Ruth Wilson, Elizabeth Marvel, Jayne Houdyshell and more will star alongside Glenda Jackson, who will play the titular role in "King Lear" on Broadway. The...

Tatiana Maslany will make her Broadway debut in ‘Network’ this fall

Tatiana Maslany will make her Broadway debut in “Network” this fall, starring alongside Bryan Cranston. Producers David Binder, the National Theatre, Patrick Myles, David Luff,...

Al Roker to make his Broadway debut in ‘Waitress’ this October

Weather anchor Al Roker will join the cast of "Waitress" on Oct. 5 in the role of "Joe." This is the Broadway debut for Roker,...

‘The Ferryman’ announces complete casting for Broadway run

"The Ferryman" has announced the complete cast for its Broadway run this fall. Joining the more than 30-person cast are ensemble members Audrey Bennett, Peter Bradbury, Trevor...

Hailey Kilgore returns to lead role in ‘Once on This Island”

Hailey Kilgore is returning to "Once on This Island" Tuesday night, after recovering from a foot injury. In Kilgore's absence, Loren Lott returned to the...

Laura Benanti to take over Eliza Doolittle role in ‘My Fair Lady’

Laura Benanti will assume the role of Eliza Doolittle this fall as the current star, Lauren Ambrose, leaves to shoot a television show. Benanti will...

Kerry Butler, Rob McClure and more complete casting for ‘Beetlejuice’

"Beetlejuice" has announced complete casting for the world premiere of the musical, including Kerry Butler and Rob McClure. In the musical, starring Alex Brightman as...

Marylouise Burke, Gary Wilmes join cast of ‘True West’

Marylouise Burke and Gary Wilmes will join Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano in the cast of "True West," this winter. The Sam Shepard play, directed...

Alex Brightman, Sophia Anne Caruso to star in ‘Beetlejuice’ musical

Alex Brightman will star as the title character in the world premiere of the musical “Beetlejuice,” alongside Sophia Anne Caruso, who will play Lydia....

Keri Russell joins Adam Driver in ‘Burn This’ on Broadway

Keri Russell will star alongside Adam Driver in the revival of “Burn This” on Broadway this spring. The revival of the Lanford Wilson play...

David Cromer to join the cast of ‘The Waverly Gallery’

Coming off of his Tony Award win for Best Director of a Musical, David Cromer is returning to acting this season in "The Waverly...

‘Dreamgirls’ posts Broadway casting notice

A casting call for a Broadway production of "Dreamgirls" appeared on industry sites Wednesday. According to a press representative for Sonia Friedman Productions and "Dreamgirls"...

Loren Lott to temporarily take over role of Ti Moune in ‘Once on This...

Loren Lott will take over the lead role of Ti Moune in "Once on This Island," while Hailey Kilgore recovers from a foot injury,...

Dylan Baker, Jason Butler Harner and more cast in ‘Bernhardt/Hamlet’

Dylan Baker and Jason Butler Harner will join Janet McTeer in "Bernhardt/Hamlet" on Broadway this fall. The play, written by Theresa Rebeck and directed by...

Alexandra Billings, John Ellison Conlee and more cast in ‘The Nap’

Alexandra Billings, John Ellison Conlee and Johanna Day will star in the American premiere of "The Nap" this fall. The play, written by Richard Bean...

Jeremy Jordan to star in ‘American Son’ on Broadway this fall

Jeremy Jordan will star in the Broadway premiere of "American Son" alongside Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale and Eugene Lee. Jordan will play the role of...

‘Straight White Men’ recasts leading role for second time

"Straight White Men" has replaced the actor in the role of Ed for the second time in its run. Stephen Payne will replace Denis Arndt...

Will Chase to star with Kelli O’Hara in ‘Kiss Me, Kate’

Will Chase will star alongside Kelli O'Hara in "Kiss Me, Kate" later this season. Chase, who previously starred alongside O'Hara in a 2016 concert production...

Denis Arndt to replace Tom Skerritt in ‘Straight White Men’

Denis Arndt will replace Tom Skerritt in the Broadway production of "Straight White Men," a few days before the production is set to begin previews. Skerritt...

Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stiles and more join cast of ‘Tootsie’

Lilli Cooper and Sarah Stiles will star alongside Santino Fontana in the musical adaptation of "Tootsie," premiering in Chicago this fall. Cooper, currently starring in...

‘Hamilton’ to hold auditions in Puerto Rico for all companies

"Hamilton" will hold auditions in Puerto Rico this June ahead of the show's January 2019 opening in San Juan. The casting call will be for...

Donna Murphy will play six performances of ‘Hello, Dolly!’ this summer

When Bette Midler returns to "Hello, Dolly!" later this summer, so will Donna Murphy. Murphy, who was the Dolly Gallagher Levi alternate during Midler's original...

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...

‘The Ferryman’ announces principal cast for Broadway run

Jez Butterworth's "The Ferryman" has announced principal casting for its Broadway run, bringing over many of its same cast members from London. The show, which...

Supergirl’s Melissa Benoist to play Carole King in “Beautiful”

"Beautiful" has a new Carole King. Melissa Benoist, who currently stars as the title character in the TV show "Supergirl," will take on the role...

Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris to lead ‘King Kong’

Christiani Pitts will take on the lead role of Ann Darrow and Eric William Morris will play Carl Denham in upcoming Broadway musical "King...

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...

‘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...

Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit, Danny Burstein to lead ‘Moulin Rouge’ musical

Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit and Danny Burstein will star in the world premiere of “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” at the Emerson Colonial Theatre.  Additional casting...

Stephanie J. Block to play Cher in ‘The Cher Show’

Stephanie J. Block will star as Cher in the Broadway-bound musical "The Cher Show," the show's press team confirmed Tuesday. "The Cher Show" is playing...

Ethan Hawke to star in ‘True West’ on Broadway next season

Roundabout Theatre Company will bring “True West” to Broadway next season, starring Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano. The Sam Shepard play will be directed...

‘Gettin’ the Band Back Together’ announces lead casting

"Gettin' the Band Back Together" has cast four of its five lead band members. The musical, directed by John Rando, has cast Mitchell Jarvis as...

Tony Shalhoub to step away from ‘The Band’s Visit’ for TV show

Dariush Kashani is taking over the lead role of Tewfiq in "The Band's Visit" as Tony Shalhoub steps away to shoot a television show. Kashani...

Santino Fontana to temporarily join ‘Hello, Dolly’ as Cornelius Hackl

Santino Fontana will take over the role of Cornelius Hackl in "Hello, Dolly!" as Gavin Creel recovers from back surgery. Fontana will join the cast...

Jeff Daniels, Celia Keenan-Bolger to lead cast of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Jeff Daniels will star as Atticus Finch alongside Celia Keenan-Bolger as Scout in the upcoming Broadway production of "To Kill a Mockingbird." The play, directed...

‘Kinky Boots’ adds two new cast members, extends Kirstin Maldonado

"Kinky Boots" is adding another new cast member, as David Cook is slated to take over the role of "Charlie Price" in April. Cook, a...

Katharine McPhee to take over lead role in ‘Waitress’

Katharine McPhee will take over the lead role of Jenna in "Waitress" on April 10. This will be the Broadway debut for McPhee, who starred...

Ensemble cast for ‘Summer: The Donna Summer Musical’

Alongside LaChanze, Ariana DeBose and Storm Lever, who will be playing three versions of Donna, Aaron Kohn will take on the role of "Neil,"...

LaChanze, Ariana DeBose and Storm Lever cast in Donna Summer musical

The Donna Summer Musical has named its three Donnas. LaChanze, Ariana DeBose and Storm Lever will reprise their roles as “Diva Donna,” “Disco Donna” and...

Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber to star in ‘The Prom’

"The Prom" has its principal attendees. The new musical will star Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber, Caitlin Kinnunen, Isabelle McCalla, Michael Potts, Angie Schworer,...

Sara Bareilles extends two more weeks in ‘Waitress’

Sara Bareilles will play the lead role in "Waitress" for an extra two weeks, extending her time in the show to March 11. Bareilles, who...

Complete cast announced for ‘The Iceman Cometh’

"The Iceman Cometh," starring Denzel Washington, announced the rest of its cast Thursday. The cast of the Eugene O'Neill revival, directed by George C. Wolfe,...

Beth Malone joins cast of ‘Angels in America’

Tony nominee Beth Malone will play the role of "The Angel" in select performances of "Angels in America," the show announced Tuesday. Malone joins the...

Norm Lewis, Tamyra Gray to step into ‘Once on This Island’

Norm Lewis and Tamyra Gray will take over the roles of two of the gods on "Once on This Island" this winter as Merle...

Adam Driver to star in 2019 Broadway revival of ‘Burn This’

Adam Driver is returning to Broadway with the revival of "Burn This" in 2019. The production, which has not announced a theater or exact dates...

Michael Luwoye to play Hamilton on Broadway starting in January

Michael Luwoye will officially take over the role of Alexander Hamilton on Broadway on Jan. 16, 2018, producer Jeffrey Seller announced Wednesday.  Luwoye is...

Roundabout announces full cast for Tom Stoppard’s ‘Travesties’

Roundabout Theatre Company announced its full cast for the Broadway revival of “Travesties” this spring. Tom Hollander, who was previously announced, will be joined by...

Broadway League files suit as casting directors continue push for union

The Broadway League has filed suit against seven Broadway casting agencies alleging that they have violated antitrust laws by forming a “cartel” that has...

Armie Hammer to make Broadway debut in ‘Straight White Men’

Armie Hammer is making his Broadway debut this summer in "Straight White Men," Second Stage Theater company announced Monday. Hammer, who played the Winklevoss twins in...

Sara Bareilles returning to star in ‘Waitress’ in January

Sara Bareilles is coming back to Broadway. The songwriter of "Waitress" is returning to show Jan. 16 to star as "Jenna." Jason Mraz, currently playing...

Peter Jöback will be the Phantom for the show’s 30th anniversary

Peter Jöback is returning to the Majestic Theatre once more. Jöback, a Swedish recording artist and former Phantom, will take on the lead role...

Max von Essen to join ‘Anastasia’ in leading role

There's a new Gleb in town. Max von Essen will take over the role of Gleb in "Anastasia" from Ramin Karimloo, who originated the role...

Kelli O’Hara to lead ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ on Broadway next season

Kelli O’Hara is returning to Broadway in Roundabout Theatre Company's production of “Kiss Me, Kate,” slated for February 2019. O’Hara will star in the...

‘The Boys in the Band’ announces casting for Broadway revival in April

Producers Ryan Murphy and David Stone are bringing "The Boys in the Band" to Broadway this spring with a starry cast. Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto,...

‘A Bronx Tale’ taps Adam Kaplan as new lead

Adam Kaplan is taking over the role of "Calogero" in  "A Bronx Tale" on Nov. 9, replacing original cast member Bobby Conte Thornton. Kaplan comes to...

Ramin Karimloo to depart ‘Anastasia’ at the end of 2017

Ramin Karimloo will end his run as “Gleb” in “Anastasia” on Dec. 31, 2017. Karimloo, a Tony Award-nominee for his turn as Jean Valjean...

James Barbour to end run as Phantom in December

Another Phantom is leaving the building. The musical, which is the longest running show in Broadway history, announced Monday that the Phantom, James Barbour,...