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‘The Boys in the Band’ to be considered a revival for Tony Awards

“The Boys in the Band” will be considered a revival of a play for this year’s Tony Awards. The Tony Awards Administration Committee met Thursday for the first time this season and discussed  “The...

Ruben Studdard, Clay Aiken to put on Holiday Broadway show

Former American Idol contestants Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken will appear in a holiday show on Broadway this December. The show, entitled "Ruben & Clay's First Annual Christmas Carol Family Fun Pageant Spectacular Reunion Show,"...

Tony Awards set broadcast date, eligibility cut-off

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards will be broadcast from Radio City Music Hall on June 9, 2019. The eligibility cut-off for show's to be eligible for this year's Tony Awards will be Thurs., April 25,...

‘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 tickets will be sold for $10 via digital lottery. Traditionally,...

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 Leo Butz, who originated the role in this production and...

‘Choir Boy’ sets new opening night, first preview dates

"Choir Boy" has changed the dates of its opening night date and first preview for the second time. The Tarell Alvin McCarney play will now begin previews on Dec. 12, 2018, with an opening night set...

Opinion: Can off-Broadway intimacy survive a Broadway transfer?

“Will it move?” If you’re in the theater business, you know what that question is about. When a new show opens anywhere outside the Broadway theater district, whether it’s SoHo or San Diego, and it...

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 the West End transfer as a new cast member, taking...

‘Gypsy of the Year’ competition renamed ‘Red Bucket Follies’

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ “Gypsy of the Year” competition has been renamed the "Red Bucket Follies.” The name change comes after Actors’ Equity changed the name of the Gypsy Robe, given to longtime chorus...

‘Jagged Little Pill’ to stage developmental lab this winter

"Jagged Little Pill" is putting on a developmental lab this winter, following its world premiere in Boston this past summer. The musical, which features the songs of Alanis Morissette, put out a casting call Wednesday...