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Warner/Chappell Music signs Stephen Schwartz

Warner/Chappell Music has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz. Led by Kurt Deutsch, the company is the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group. “I have a long and...

Opinion: Expectations vs. reality at ‘The Prom’

The only thing missing from the money reviews was the money. Critics greeted “The Prom” with cheers when it opened in November at the Longacre Theatre. In the Times, Jesse Green called it, “a joyful...

Michael Jackson musical cancels Chicago engagement

The Michael Jackson musical will no longer premiere in Chicago. The musical, which had planned a world premiere in Chicago from Oct. 29 to Dec. 1, 2019 at the James M. Nederlander Theater, has cancelled...

‘Hadestown’ announces full cast

"Hadestown" has announced casting for the three Fates and the rest of the ensemble. Starring alongside the previously announced Reeve Carney, André De Shields, Amber Gray, Eva Noblezada, and Patrick Page, will be Jewelle Blackman, Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer, and Kay Trinidad as...

‘Be More Chill’ changes general managers ahead of Broadway previews

Lisa Dozier King has taken over as the general manager of “Be More Chill” as the show prepares for its first Broadway preview on Wednesday.  Dozier King, who was the general manager for “Be More...

‘The Band’s Visit’ wins Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater album

"The Band's Visit" won a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, the Recording Academy announced Sunday afternoon. The Tony Award-winning musical was in a category that included "Carousel," "Once on This Island," "My Fair...

Actors’ Equity reaches agreement on lab contract, ends strike

Actors’ Equity and the Broadway League have reached an agreement to replace the lab contract, ending the strike that began 33 days ago. The new agreement, announced Friday, includes a share in 1 percent of...

Rachel Sussman selected as the next T. Fellow

Rachel Sussman has been selected as the next Geraldine Stutz T. Fellow. As a T. Fellow, Sussman will receive a $10,000 stipend, a $20,000 budget to develop a new theatrical production and access to theater-related courses...

‘Beetlejuice’ confirms cast for Broadway

“Beetlejuice” has confirmed its Broadway cast led by Alex Brightman as Beetlejuice and Sophia Anne Caruso as Lydia. Retaining its principal cast from Washington D.C., the Broadway musical will also feature Kerry Butler, Rob...

Henry Timms appointed as new president of Lincoln Center

Henry Timms, current president and chief executive of the 92nd Street Y, has been appointed the new president and chief executive of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. In his new role, Timms has...