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Where Harper Lee meets Aaron Sorkin in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Despite penning multiple award-winning television series and films, Aaron Sorkin still feels more at-home writing plays. “To me, corny as it sounds, theaters are like cathedrals and the Shubert is St. Patrick's,” Sorkin said....

Sara Bareilles to return to ‘Waitress’ alongside Gavin Creel

Sara Bareilles will play the lead role in "Waitress" on Broadway for the third time this winter. Bareilles, the composer of "Waitress," will star as Jenna from Jan. 7, 2019 until Feb. 3. Gavin Creel,...

‘The Band’s Visit,’ ‘My Fair Lady’ and more nominated for Grammy Awards

“The Band’s Visit,” “Carousel,” “My Fair Lady,” “Once on This Island“ and “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert” received Grammy nominations in the Best Musical Theater Album category. The Recording Academy had made changes to...

Faye Dunaway to play Katharine Hepburn on Broadway this summer

Academy Award-winner Faye Dunaway will return to Broadway this summer to take on the role of Katharine Hepburn. Dunaway will star in the Broadway premiere of "Tea at Five," a new version of the play...

Why producers and theater owners turn to holiday bookings

Sometimes on Broadway, you have to mobilize quickly. Take producer Jeffrey Chrzczon. He scored a prime Broadway theater, the Imperial, for his new Christmas-themed show — but he landed the venue in late September, giving...

‘Torch Song’ to end its Broadway run in January

“Torch Song” is ending its limited run on Broadway on Jan. 6, a little more than a month earlier than scheduled.  Directed by Moisés Kaufman and written by Harvey Fierstein, the revival opened at the...

Michael Hartman joins Serino Coyne as managing director

Former press agent Michael Hartman, the founder of The Hartman Group and co-founder of Barlow-Hartman, has been hired as a managing director of ad agency Serino Coyne. Hartman joins a new leadership team comprised...

‘Summer’ will close at the end of December

“Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” will close on Broadway on Dec. 30, 2018. The musical will have played 27 previews and 289 regular performances at the time of its closing at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre....

‘Once on This Island’ will play its final performance on Jan. 6

“Once on This Island” will play its last performance on Jan. 6, after 29 previews and 458 performances. The musical, which won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, beating out “My...

‘Hadestown’ to open at the Walter Kerr this season

"Hadestown" will open on Broadway this season at the Walter Kerr Theatre. The Anaïs Mitchell musical will take over the theater from "Springsteen on Broadway," which will end its run there in December, with previews beginning March...