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How a Tony Award translates on tour

Winning a Tony Award not only impacts a show’s Broadway box office, it can help boost its profile on the road.  While theaters across the country plan the majority of their seasons in advance, the...

Ed Harris to take over role of Atticus Finch in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Ed Harris, a four-time Oscar nominee and a Tony Award nominee for his role in "Precious Sons," will take over the role of Atticus Finch in "To Kill a Mockingbird." Harris takes over the role...

Beatles tribute band ‘Rain’ cancels Broadway engagement

"Rain – A Tribute to the Beatles" has cancelled its Broadway dates. The tribute band was scheduled to play the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre at the end of July as part of the "In Residence on Broadway" series....

Illusionist Derren Brown is coming to Broadway

Illusionist and mentalist Derren Brown will bring his show to Broadway this fall. Produced by filmmaker J.J. Abrams, "Hamilton" director Thomas Kail and "Hamilton" producer Jeffrey Seller, the show will play the Cort Theatre beginning...

Dave Chappelle to play Broadway engagement

Dave Chappelle will play a limited engagement on Broadway this summer. The comedian and actor will play five shows at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre as part of the “In Residence on Broadway” series. His shows, under...

‘Gary’ announces closing date of June 16

"Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus" will close on June 16. At that point, the play, written by Taylor Mac and directed by George C. Wolfe, will have played 45 preview performances and 65 regular...

Opinion: A bland Tony Awards telecast with moments of sincerity

Terrence McNally has a history of getting cut off by the Tonys telecast. The first time was in 1995, when his drama “Love! Valour! Compassion!” won the Tony Award for Best Play. CBS pulled...

‘Hadestown’ takes home eight Tony Awards

“Hadestown” took home the most Tony Awards Sunday, in a night that highlighted and challenged diversity and parity in the industry. The musical, with a score and book by Anaïs Mitchell and direction by...

2019 Tony Awards Press Room Live Blog

The 73rd annual Tony Awards take place Sunday night at 8 p.m. James Corden will host the show at Radio City Music Hall, where we can expect performances from all nominated musicals, as well...

‘The Inheritance’ announces Broadway run

Matthew Lopez’s “The Inheritance” will transfer to Broadway this fall. The two-part play, which had a West End run in September 2018, will begin previews at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on Sept. 27, 2019,...