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Mon 23 Oct 2017

Prince of Broadway
SHOW OF THE WEEK: PRINCE OF BROADWAY
We celebrate the final week of Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway - A Musical Celebration Of The Career Of Harold Prince at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
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Off-Broadway...
Michael Urie
Torch Song extends for a final time
Second Stage Theater's acclaimed revival of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song, starring Michael Urie & Mercedes Ruehl, will now play its final performance on December 9, 2017.
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Fri 20 Oct 2017

The Prom
The Prom is officially coming to Broadway
New musical comedy The Prom, directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, will officially open at a yet-to-be-named Shubert theater on the Great White Way on November 15, 2018.
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Off-Broadway...
Arnie Burton
Review of Lonely Planet
Read our review of the Keen Company production of Steven Dietz's Lonely Planet, starring Arnie Burton & Matt McGrath, which opened last night at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre.
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Thu 19 Oct 2017

Lee Pace
Lee Pace joins cast of Angels in America
Golden Globe & Emmy Award nominee Lee Pace has been cast to play Joe Pitt in the Broadway revival of Tony Kushner's Angels in America, also starring Nathan Lane & Andrew Garfield.
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John Leguizamo
Latin History for Morons debuts on Broadway
Tony Award & Golden Globe nominee and Emmy Award winner John Leguizamo's one-man show Latin History for Morons, directed by Tony Taccone, begins previews at Broadway's Studio 54 tonight.
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Mon 16 Oct 2017

Michael Moore: The Terms of My Surrender
SHOW OF THE WEEK: MICHAEL MOORE
We celebrate the final week of Oscar-winning film-maker Michael Moore's Broadway debut in The Terms of My Surrender, which plays its final performance at the Belasco Theatre on October 22.
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Elizabeth McGovern
Review of Time and the Conways
Read our review of Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway revival of J.B. Priestley's Time and the Conways, starring Elizabeth McGovern, currently playing at the American Airlines Theatre.
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Fri 13 Oct 2017

War Paint
War Paint sets new Broadway closing date
Due to Patti LuPone now requiring necessary and immediate hip surgery, the final performance of War Paint will now take place on November 5, 2017, instead of December 30, on Broadway.
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Bruce Springsteen
Review Round-up of Springsteen on Broadway
Read our review round-up of Springsteen on Broadway, written and performed by 20-time Grammy Award winner Bruce Springsteen, which opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre last night.
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Thu 12 Oct 2017

Tony Awards
Date confirmed for 2018 Tony Awards
The 72nd Annual Tony Awards will take place on Sunday, June 10, 2017 at Radio City Music Hall. Nominations will be announced on May 1, following the April 26, 2018 eligibility cut-off date.
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Off-Broadway...
Pete Simpson
Review of ERS' Measure For Measure
Read our review of the Elevator Repair Service production of Shakespeare's Measure For Measure, directed by John Collins, currently playing at the Public Theater's LuEsther Hall.
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MTC
MTC announces cast of Actually
Manhattan Theatre Club has announced that Joshua Boone and Alexandra Socha will star in the New York premiere of Anna Ziegler's Actually at the New York City Center from October 31.
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Tue 10 Oct 2017

Jeremy Shamos
Shamos replaces Tudyk in Meteor Shower
Tony nominee Jeremy Shamos has replaced Alan Tudyk in the upcoming Broadway production of Steve Martin's new comedy Meteor Shower, starring Amy Schumer, at the Booth Theatre.
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Mon 09 Oct 2017

Hello, Dolly!
SHOW OF THE WEEK: HELLO, DOLLY!
We celebrate the acclaimed Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly!, starring Tony Award winner Bette Midler, which continues performances at the Shubert Theatre.
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Sat 07 Oct 2017

Clive Owen
M. Butterfly begins performances tonight
The Broadway revival of David Henry Hwang's M. Butterfly, starring Oscar nominee Clive Owen and directed by Tony winner Julie Taymor, begins performances at the Cort Theatre tonight.
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Tony Shalhoub
The Band's Visit begins performances tonight
The Broadway premiere of hit musical The Band's Visit, starring Katrina Lenk and Tony Shalhoub, begins performances at the Barrymore Theatre tonight, ahead of a November 9 official opening.
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Fri 06 Oct 2017

Lauren Ambrose
Initial casting for My Fair Lady revealed
Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Lauren Ambrose, Harry Hadden-Paton, Norbert Leo Butz, and Diana Rigg will star in Bartlett Sher's upcoming Broadway revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady.
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Off-Broadway...
Michael Laurence
Review of Primary Stages' Discord
Read our review of Primary Stages' production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, written by Scott Carter, at Cherry Lane Theatre.
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Thu 05 Oct 2017

Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Further creatives confirmed for Moulin Rouge!
Global Creatures has announced additional creative team members to join director Alex Timbers and book writer John Logan in the hotly anticipated stage adaptation Moulin Rouge! The Musical.
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Steven Pasquale
Junk begins performances on B'way tonight
Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar's latest drama Junk, directed by Doug Hughes and starring Steven Pasquale as Robert Merkin, begins previews at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater tonight.
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John Cullum
Waitress welcomes John Cullum tonight
Two-time Tony Award winner John Cullum assumes the role of Joe, replacing Larry Marshall, and joins the Broadway cast of the hit musical Waitress at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre tonight.
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Off-Broadway...
Lesli Margherita
Lesli Margherita to star in Who's Holiday!
Olivier Award winner Lesli Margherita will star as Cindy Lou Who in Matthew Lombardo's comedy in couplets Who's Holiday! in a 6-week limited run at the Westside Theatre from November 20.
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Wed 04 Oct 2017

Orfeh
Orfeh joins the cast of Pretty Woman
Tony Award nominee Orfeh has been cast in the role of Kit De Luca in the Broadway-bound Pretty Woman: The Musical, which is scheduled for a fall 2018 Broadway premiere.
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Tue 03 Oct 2017

Children of a Lesser God
Additional casting for Children of a Lesser God
Kecia Lewis, Julee Cerda, Treshelle Edmond, and John McGinty will join Joshua Jackson and Lauren Ridloff in the first-ever Broadway revival of Mark Medoff's Children of a Lesser God.
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Bruce Springsteen
Springsteen on Broadway debuts tonight
20-time Grammy winner Bruce Springsteen makes his Broadway debut at Walter Kerr Theatre tonight in Springsteen on Broadway, which opens on October 12 and runs through to February 3, 2018.
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Off-Broadway...
Nia Vardalos
Review of Tiny Beautiful Things
Read our review of the Public Theater's encore engagement of Tiny Beautiful Things, starring and adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos, which opened at the Newman Theater last night.
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Carrie Coon
Review of Mary Jane
Read our review of Amy Herzog's new drama Mary Jane, directed by Anne Kauffman and starring Carrie Coon, playing a limited run through to October 29 at New York Theatre Workshop.
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Mon 02 Oct 2017

1984
SHOW OF THE WEEK: 1984
We celebrate the final week of the Broadway premiere of George Orwell's 1984, starring Tom Sturridge, Olivia Wilde & Reed Birney, which closes on October 8, 2017 at the Hudson Theatre.
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Off-Broadway...
Ellen Burstyn
Review of As You Like It
Read our review of John Doyle's production of As You Like It, starring Ellen Burstyn as Jaques and featuring original music by Stephen Schwartz, currently playing at Classic Stage Company.
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Sandra Caldwell
Review of Charm
Read our review of the MCC Theater production of Charm, written by Philip Dawkins and starring Sandra Caldwell, which is currently playing at the Lucille Lortel Theatre until October 15.
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When Pigs Fly
When Pigs Fly cancels Off-Broadway run
The previously announced Off-Broadway return of Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly has sadly been cancelled due to "a shortfall in investment" and will no longer open at Stage 42 on October 30.
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Fri 29 Sep 2017

The Ferryman
Is The Ferryman eyeing a Broadway transfer?
It has been reported that the West End smash hit play The Ferryman, written by Jez Butterworth and directed by Sam Mendes, is eyeing a fall 2018 Broadway transfer, if negotiations are successful.
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Off-Broadway...
Edi Gathegi
Gathegi replaces Cathey at Signature Theatre
"Twilight" star Edi Gathegi replaces "House of Cards" star Reg E. Cathey in Signature Theatre's upcoming revival of Jesus Hopped The 'A' Train, which now begins previews on October 5, 2017.
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Nia Vardalos
Tiny Beuatiful Things extends limited run
The Public Theater's encore engagement of Tiny Beautiful Things, starring and adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos, has extended its limited run by 4 weeks through to December 10, 2017.
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Thu 28 Sep 2017

Cher
The Cher Show is coming to Broadway!
The Cher Show, featuring a book by Rick Elice and directed by Jason Moore, will begin performances at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre in fall 2018 after a world premiere in Chicago next June.
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Jason Mraz
Jason Mraz to make B'way debut in Waitress
Two-time Grammy Award winner Jason Mraz will make his Broadway debut as Dr. Pomatter in hit musical Waitress for a 10-week limited engagement from November 3 at Brooks Atkinson Theatre.
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Wed 27 Sep 2017

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter sets first Broadway preview date
The Broadway premiere of the 9-time Olivier Award-winning smash hit Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, directed by John Tiffany, will begin previews on March 16, 2018 at the Lyric Theatre.
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Off-Broadway...
Deanna Dunagan
Review of The Treasurer
Read our review of the Playwrights Horizons production of Max Posner's The Treasurer, starring Deanna Dunagan and Peter Friedman, which opened last night at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater.
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Tue 26 Sep 2017

Pretty Woman - The Musical
Pretty Woman is officially Broadway-bound
Pretty Woman - The Musical, starring Samantha Barks & Steve Kazee and directed & choreographed by Jerry Mitchell, will begin performances on Broadway in fall 2018.
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Billy Porter
Porter & Sands return to Kinky Boots tonight
The Broadway production of Kinky Boots welcomes back original cast members Tony winner Billy Porter as Lola and Tony nominee Stark Sands as Charlie Price at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre tonight.
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John Cullum
Waitress to welcome John Cullum as Joe
Two-time Tony Award winner John Cullum will assume the role of Joe in the hit musical Waitress at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre from October 5, 2017.
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Off-Broadway...
Jonno Davies
Review of A Clockwork Orange
Read our review of the New York premiere of Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange, directed by Alexandra Spencer-Jones, which opened last night at off-Broadway's New World Stages.
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Mon 25 Sep 2017

Kinky Boots
SHOW OF THE WEEK: KINKY BOOTS
We take a closer look at the Broadway premiere of Kinky Boots, as the show's original stars - Tony winner Billy Porter and Tony nominee Stark Sands - return to the Al Hirschfeld Theatre this week.
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Justin Collette
School of Rock welcomes new Dewey Finns
Justin Collette assumes the lead role of Dewey Finn in the Broadway production of School of Rock - The Musical from tonight, whilst Conner John Gillooly will serve as the Dewey Finn alternate.
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Fri 22 Sep 2017

Broadway Interview...
Tony Yazbeck
Prince of Broadway's Tony Yazbeck
Read our interview with Tony Award nominee Tony Yazbeck, currently starring in Prince of Broadway - A Musical Celebration Of The Career Of Harold Prince at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
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Off-Broadway...
Jersey Boys
Initial casting announced for Jersey Boys
Initial principal casting has been announced for the NY return of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical Jersey Boys, which begins performances at New World Stages on November 22, 2017.
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Thu 21 Sep 2017

Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole
War Paint sets Broadway closing date
The Broadway premiere of War Paint, starring 2-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole, will play its final performance at the Nederlander Theatre on December 30, 2017.
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Wed 20 Sep 2017

Prince of Broadway
Prince of Broadway extends to October 29
Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway - A Musical Celebration Of The Career Of Harold Prince extends its limited run at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre to October 29.
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Tue 19 Sep 2017

The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong welcomes new cast
Mark Evans, Akron Watson and more join the Broadway production of The Play That Goes Wrong - currently the longest-running play on the Great White Way - at the Lyceum Theatre tonight.
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Betsy Wolfe
Betsy Wolfe withdraws from Carousel
Betsy Wolfe has withdrawn from the 2018 revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel due to scheduling conflicts. A replacement for the role of Carrie Pipperidge is yet to be announced.
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Mon 18 Sep 2017

A Doll's House, Part 2
SHOW OF THE WEEK: A DOLL'S HOUSE #2
We celebrate the final week of the world premiere of A Doll's House, Part 2, written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Sam Gold, playing at the Golden Theatre until September 24, 2017.
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Off-Broadway...
Saycon Sengbloh
Review of The Red Letter Plays: In The Blood
Read our review of Signature Theatre's The Red Letter Plays: In The Blood, written by Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Sarah Benson, which opened last night at The Pershing Square Signature Center.
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For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday
Review of For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday
Read our review of Sarah Ruhl's For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday, starring Kathleen Chalfant, currently playing at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater through to October 1, 2017.
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Thu 14 Sep 2017

Elizabeth McGovern
Time & the Conways begins previews tonight
Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of J.B. Priestley's Time and the Conways, starring Downton Abbey's Elizabeth McGovern, begins previews at the American Airlines Theatre tonight.
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Wed 13 Sep 2017

Sir Peter Hall
Broadway dims its lights for Sir Peter Hall
Broadway theatres and West End theatres will all dim their marquee lights on September 15 in memory of Sir Peter Hall, 2-time Tony Award-winning director, producer, presenter and artist.
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John Lithgow
RTC presents John Lithgow: Stories by Heart
Roundabout Theatre Company presents the Broadway premiere of John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, directed by Tony winner Daniel Sullivan, at the American Airlines Theatre from December 21.
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SpongeBob SquarePants
Full cast of SpongeBob SquarePants confirmed
Complete casting has been announced for the Broadway premiere of SpongeBob SquarePants, directed by Tina Landau, including new principal cast members Wesley Taylor & Brian Ray Norris.
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Condola Rashad
Condola Rashad to star in MTC's Saint Joan
Manhattan Theatre Club presents the Broadway revival of Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan, directed by Tony winner Daniel Sullivan and starring 3-time Tony nominee Condola Rashad, from April 3, 2018.
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Off-Broadway...
On the Shore of the Wide World
Review of On the Shore of the Wide World
Read our review of Atlantic Theater Company's revival of On the Shore of the Wide World, written by Simon Stephens and directed by Neil Pepe, which opened last night at the Linda Gross Theater.
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Zainab Jah
MCC Theater reveals full cast of School Girls
MCC Theater has announced complete casting for the upcoming world premiere of Jocelyn Bioh's comedy School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play, including Obie Award winner Zainab Jah.
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Tue 12 Sep 2017

Will Swenson
Will Swenson returns to Waitress tonight
Tony nominee Will Swenson returns to the cast of the Broadway production of hit musical Waitress, reprising the role of Earl, at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre tonight.
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Kara Lindsay
Beautiful welcomes Lindsay & Kennedy
Broadway alum Kara Lindsay assumes the role of Cynthia Weil, whilst Chilina Kennedy reprises the title role in the Broadway production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical tonight.
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Off-Broadway...
Christine Lahti
Review of The Red Letter Plays: F**king A
Read our review of Signature Theatre's The Red Letter Plays: F**king A, written by Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Jo Bonney, which opened last night at The Pershing Square Signature Center.
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Danny Burstein
Danny Burstein to star in Describe the Night
Six-time Tony nominee Danny Burstein will lead the cast of Atlantic Theater Company's New York premiere of Describe the Night, written by Rajiv Joseph, at the Linda Gross Theater.
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Mon 11 Sep 2017

Groundhog Day
SHOW OF THE WEEK: GROUNDHOG DAY
We celebrate the final week of the Broadway premiere of Groundhog Day, starring Andy Karl as TV Weatherman Phil Connors, playing at the August Wilson Theatre until September 17, 2017.
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Off-Broadway...
Lincoln Center Theater
LCT announces 2 new productions
Lincoln Center Theater presents Admissions, written by Joshua Harmon, at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater and the LCT3 production of Martyna Majok's queens at the Claire Tow Theater.
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Fri 08 Sep 2017

Off-Broadway...
Ki Hong Lee
Public Theater announces cast of Office Hour
Sue Jean Kim & Ki Hong Lee will lead the cast of Julia Cho's Office Hour, directed by Neel Keller, at The Public's Martinson Theater from October 17 through to December 3, 2017.
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Alison Fraser
Alison Fraser to star in Squeamish
Two-time Tony nominee Alison Fraser will star in Aaron Mark's latest psychological horror play Squeamish at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre from October 6 through to November 11, 2017.
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Red Roses, Green Gold
Red Roses, Green Gold at Minetta Lane
MWM Live presents Red Roses, Green Gold - a new musical featuring music and lyrics by Jerry Garcia & Robert Hunter, directed and choreographed by Rachel Klein, at the Minetta Lane Theatre.
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Thu 07 Sep 2017

Nathan Lane
Anegls in America is coming to Broadway
The National Theatre smash hit production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America, starring Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield, will play a strictly limited 18-week engagement at the Neil Simon Theatre.
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Charlie Stemp
Charlie Stemp will join cast of Hello, Dolly!
Olivier Award nominee Charlie Stemp will make his Broadway debut as Barnaby Tucker alongside two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters & four-time Tony nominee Victor Garber in Hello, Dolly!
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Kara Lindsay
Upcoming cast changes in Beautiful
Broadway alum Kara Lindsay will assume the role of Cynthia Weil, whilst Chilina Kennedy reprises the title role in the Broadway production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical from September 12.
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Farinelli and the King
Full cast of Farinelli and the King confirmed
Complete casting has been announced to join Oscar and three-time Tony Award winner Mark Rylance in the Broadway transfer of the Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King.
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To Kill A Mockingbird
To Kill A Mockingbird sets start date
Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin's new stage adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher, will begin Broadway performances on December 13, 2018.
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Off-Broadway...
Billy Crudup
Billy Crudup to star in Harry Clarke
Tony winner Billy Crudup will star in Vineyard Theatre's world premiere of Harry Clarke, a one-man play written by David Cale and directed by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman, from October 26.
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Keen Company
Keen Company reveals cast of Lonely Planet
Broadway alumni Arnie Burton and Matt McGrath have been cast in Keen Company's upcoming production of Steven Dietz's Lonely Planet at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre from October 3.
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Wed 06 Sep 2017

Mean Girls
Mean Girls sets Broadway dates and theatre
The Broadway premiere of Mean Girls, directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, will begin previews at the August Wilson Theatre on March 12, 2018, before an official opening on April 8.
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Brian Tyree Henry
Brian Tyree Henry joins cast of Lobby Hero
Emmy Award nominee Brian Tyree Henry joins Chris Evans & Michael Cera in the cast of Second Stage Theater's Lobby Hero, written by Kenneth Lonergan and directed by Trip Cullman, on B'way.
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A Doll's House, Part 2
A Doll's House, Part 2 to close on Sep 24
The Broadway premiere of A Doll's House, Part 2, written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Sam Gold, has posted a closure notice for September 24, 2017 at the Golden Theatre.
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Victor Garber
Victor Garber will join Peters in Hello, Dolly!
Four-time Tony nominee Victor Garber will star as Horace Vandergelder alongside two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters in the Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly! from January 20, 2018.
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Bernadette Peters
Bernadette Peters will star in Hello, Dolly!
Two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters will assume the lead role of Dolly Gallagher Levi from Tony winner Bette Midler in the Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly! from January 20, 2018.
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Tue 05 Sep 2017

Marton Csokas
Csokas & Soo join The Parisian Woman
"Lord of the Rings" star Marton Csokas & Tony nominee Phillipa Soo complete the cast of the Broadway premiere of The Parisian Woman, starring Uma Thurman, at the Hudson Theatre.
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Alison Pill
Alison Pill to join Jackson & Metcalf on B'way
Tony nominee Alison Pill has been cast alongside previously announced Glenda Jackson & Laurie Metcalf in the Broadway premiere of Edward Albee's Three Tall Women at the Golden Theatre.
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Betsy Wolfe
Betsy Wolfe & more to join cast of Carousel
B'way alumni Betsy Wolfe, Alexander Gemignani & Margaret Colin join the cast of Carousel, which will begin previews on February 28, 2018, and officially open on April 12 at the Imperial Theatre.
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Mon 04 Sep 2017

Bandstand
SHOW OF THE WEEK: BANDSTAND
We celebrate the final weeks of the Broadway premiere of Bandstand, starring Laura Osnes & Corey Cott, playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre until September 17, 2017.
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Fri 01 Sep 2017

Broadway Feature...
Fall 2017 Preview
Fall 2017 Preview - The Plays
We take a closer look at the new plays and revivals set to officially open on the Great White Way this fall, including M. Butterfly, Meteor Shower, The Parisian Woman, Farinelli and the King and more.
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