Monday, February 19, 2018

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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...

All Broadway shows scheduled to go on amid snowstorm

All Broadway shows were set to go on as scheduled as of Thursday afternoon as a winter storm hit the New York Area. The storm,...

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...

‘M. Butterfly’ to end Broadway run Jan. 14

"M. Butterfly" is closing Jan. 14, six weeks earlier than it had planned, the show announced Tuesday. The revival, starring Clive Owen and Jin Ha,...

‘Pretty Woman’ to open at the Nederlander Theatre in August

"Pretty Woman: The Musical" will open at The Nederlander Theatre on Aug. 16, 2018, producer Paula Wagner announced Tuesday. The musical begins performances on July...

‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ to close up shop

The chocolate factory is closing up its Broadway shop. “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” announced Wednesday that it will close on Jan. 14, 2018,...

‘1984’ is not eligible for a Tony, committee says

In its first meeting of the season, The Tonys Committee decided that '1984' would not be eligible for a Tony Award. '1984,' originally written by...

Broadway community calls for industrywide policies after sexual assault allegations

Members of the theater community are pushing for industrywide protocol on sexual harassment following reports of sexual assault by Broadway and Hollywood producer Harvey...