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All-female ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ coming to Broadway in May 2019

An all-female version of “Glengarry Glen Ross” is coming to Broadway in May 2019. The David Mamet play will be directed by Amy Morton. The creative team, cast and Broadway theater will be announced at...

‘Tootsie’ to play the Marquis Theatre this spring

The musical adaptation of "Tootsie" has chosen the Marquis Theatre as its Broadway home. After playing a "Chicago" engagement, the musical will begin previews at the Marquis Theatre on March 29, 2019 and open on...

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 Gallery." Cromer will play the role of Howard Fine, completing the...

‘Network,’ starring Bryan Cranston, will transfer to Broadway this fall

The National Theatre Production of “Network,” starring Bryan Cranston, is transferring to the Cort Theatre this fall. The play, adapted by Lee Hall and based on the 1976 film by Paddy Chayefsky, is directed...

‘Carousel’ to play final performance on Sept. 16

"Carousel" will close on Sept. 16, about five months after it opened on Broadway. The revival, produced by Roy Furman and Scott Rudin, began playing previews at the Imperial Theatre on Feb. 28, 2018 and...

NYU launches Broadway Orchestra training program

New York University has launched a Broadway Orchestra initiative aimed at training the next generation of pit musicians. The initiative, which will launch with the school’s fall semester, will be led by Ted Sperling,...

MTC expands $30 ticket program to 35 year olds

Manhattan Theater Club has expanded its $30 ticketing program to include members up to the age of 35. The program, formerly known as 30 Under 30, offers two discounted tickets for all MTC productions. The...

Grammy Awards update musical theater submission guidelines

The Recording Academy is making changes to Grammy Awards guidelines for musical theater in the hopes of revitalizing one of its leanest categories. For the first time, the Academy has added a screening committee...

Lincoln Center TKTS booth to display prices, not discounts, on boards

The Theater Development Fund is making changes to its Lincoln Center TKTS booth as a trial run for its other locations. Beginning Aug. 1, the discount ticket booth at the Lincoln Center will display...

Opinion: How two Broadway musicals adapted to the #MeToo era

Rarely has the phrase “900-pound gorilla” seemed as apt as the dilemma facing Broadway producers and creatives this season — especially those who are adapting iconic films from the past for an audience still...