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Kelli O'Hara in Kiss Me, Kate!
Kiss Me, Kate!, starring Kelli O'Hara, extends limited run on Broadway
This production is just "Too Darn Hot"! Roundabout Theatre Company has announced a 4-week extension for its current Broadway revival of the classic Cole Porter musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate!, which... Read more
James Corden
James Corden announced as Host of the 2019 Tony Awards
Tony and 7-time Emmy Award winner James Corden will be returning to Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 9, 2019 to once again host the Tony Awards - the biggest night of New York's theatrical... Read more
Damon Daunno in Oklahoma! at St. Ann's Warehouse
BREAK A LEG
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! begins performances on Broadway
The Bard SummerScape production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! begins previews at the Circle in the Square Theatre tonight, ahead of an official opening on April 7 and a limited engagement... Read more
J. Harrison Ghee as Lola
J. Harrison Ghee returns to Kinky Boots on Broadway
Everybody Say Yeah! J. Harrison Ghee returns to the Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning "Best Musical" Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre tonight, reprising the role of Lola for the... Read more
Shoshana Bean as Jenna
Shoshana Bean debuts in Waitress on Broadway
Broadway alum Shoshana Bean returns to the Great White Way tonight to take on the leading role of Jenna in the hit musical Waitress at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. As previously announced, she is set... Read more
Ginna Claire Mason as Glinda
Ginna Claire Mason to star as Glinda in Wicked on Broadway
She's going to be popular! Ginna Claire Mason is set to join the Broadway company of the long-running hit musical Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre from April 9, 2019, assuming the role of Glinda from... Read more
Jeremy Jordan
Jeremy Jordan to star as Dr. Pomatter in Waitress on Broadway
This is certainly no Bad Idea! Tony Award nominee Jeremy Jordan will return to the Great White Way next month and join the company of the hit musical Waitress at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. He is... Read more
Yanni
In Residence on Broadway presents Pure Yanni
Following the Live Nation, The Araca Group and EBG announcement of the 2019 In Residence on Broadway series at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre last week, legendary composer and multi-instrumentalist Yanni ... Read more
John Lithgow & Laurie Metcalf
BREAK A LEG
Hillary and Clinton, starring Laurie Metcalf & John Lithgow, begins performances on Broadway
Academy Award nominees and two-time Tony Award winners Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow are back on Broadway! Previews begin for Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath's new play Hillary and Clinton at the ... Read more
Keri Russell & Adam Driver
BREAK A LEG
Lanford Wilson's Burn This, starring Adam Driver & Keri Russell, begins performances on Broadway
The first-ever Broadway revival of Lanford Wilson's Burn This, starring Academy and 3-time Emmy Award nominee Adam Driver and Golden Globe winner & 3-time Emmy Award nominee Keri Russell, begins... Read more
Broadway Spring 2019 Preview
Broadway Spring 2019 Preview - The Plays
Following on from last week's Broadway Spring 2019 Preview - The Musicals, it's now time to take a closer look at the seven plays offiicially opening on Broadway this spring. The first half of the... Read more
Kara Lindsay as Cynthia Weil
Kara Lindsay returns to Broadway's Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Back "On Broadway"! Kara Lindsay returns to the role of Cynthia Weil in the hit bio-musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at Broadway's Stephen Sondheim Theatre tonight, succeeding Jessica... Read more
Heidi Schreck in What the Constitution Means to Me
BREAK A LEG
What the Constitution Means to Me begins performances on Broadway
The Broadway premiere of What the Constitution Means to Me, written and performed by two-time Obie Award winner Heidi Schreck, begins previews at the Hayes Theater tonight, ahead of an official... Read more
Anna D. Shapiro
Anna D. Shaprio announced as director of The Devil Wears Prada
Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro has officially joined the creative team of the upcoming musical adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada as its director. Ms. Shapiro won a Tony Award for her Broadway... Read more
Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman to star in The Music Man on Broadway
Hugh Jackman is heading back to Broadway, folks! For the first time since his 2004 Tony Award-winning turn as Peter Allen in the Broadway premiere of The Boy From Oz, Jackman will star in a Broadway... Read more
Krystina Labado
Krystina Alabado debuts in Mean Girls on Broadway
She's so fetch! Broadway alum Krystina Labado joins the cast of the Broadway premiere of Mean Girls at the August Wilson Theatre tonight, as previously announced, assuming the role of Gretchen... Read more
Britney Spears
Britney Spears Musical Once Upon a One More Time announces pre-Broadway run
Hit Me Baby with a Broadway musical! Producer James L. Nederlander today announced a pre-Broadway world premiere engagement of Once Upon a One More Time, featuring the songs of multi-platinum selling... Read more
Gizel Jiménez
Gizel Jiménez debuts in Wicked on Broadway
Drama Desk Award nominee Gizel Jiménez joins the Broadway company of the long-running hit musical Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre tonight, as previously announced, assuming the role of Nessarose from ... Read more
In Residence on Broadway
Live Nation, The Araca Group and EBG present In Residence on Broadway
Live Nation, The Araca Group and EBG (Entertainment Benefits Group) have today announced a new partnership with the intention to "bring a variety of artists to Broadway venues multiple times each... Read more
Nathan Lane
BREAK A LEG
Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, starring Nathan Lane, begins performances on Broadway
Although originally scheduled to begin previews on March 5, 2019, following delays due to the previously announced last-minute departure of two-time Tony Award winner Andrea Martin due to injury and... Read more
Kelli O'Hara in Kiss Me, Kate!
FIRST LOOK
Official Broadway production photos released of Kiss Me, Kate! starring Kelli O'Hara
These new production photos are just "Too Darn Hot"! Roundabout Theatre Company has now released official production photos of its current Broadway revival of the classic Cole Porter musical comedy ... Read more
Broadway Spring 2019 Preview
Broadway Spring 2019 Preview - The Musicals
Who doesn't love a musical?! And who doesn't love the fact that there are no less than seven brand new musical productions officially opening on Broadway this spring?! Once again, the eclectic mix of... Read more
Alex Timbers, Kelli O'Hara & Taylor Mac
Kelli O'Hara, Alex Timbers & Taylor Mac to receive Special Honors at 2019 Drama League Awards
The three recipients of the 2019 "Special Recognition" Awards to be honored at The 85th Annual Drama League Awards have now been announced. Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara will be honored with the "... Read more
Christie Brinkley as Roxie Hart
Supermodel Christie Brinkley sets return to Chicago on Broadway
Legendary supermodel and actress Christie Brinkley will once again be the name on everybody's lips as she returns to Kander & Ebb's Tony Award-winning musical Chicago for a third stint as Roxie... Read more
Olivier Awards 2019
New York Theatre Guide congratulates the 2019 Olivier Award nominees
Today the Society of London Theatre announced the nominations for The Olivier Awards 2019 and a host of familiar names to New York audiences received those all-important nods on the other side of the... Read more
Julie White
Julie White joins the cast of Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus as Andrea Martin departs due to injury
Producer Scott Rudin has announced a last-minute shake-up for the imminent world premiere of Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, a new comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist Taylor Mac and starring three-... Read more
Morrissey
Morrissey to play Broadway debut concert series at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Irish Blood, English Heart, Broadway-bound... Iconic British alternative-rock artist Morrissey is set to make his Broadway debut this coming May with a string of concerts on the Great White Way. ... Read more
Broadway Highlights
March 2019 Highlights on Broadway and Beyond
Who's ready for some March Madness?!! Yes, the Broadway season shifts into fifth gear this month and we Broadway fanatics will be turning as mad as the March Hare as no less than eight new Broadway... Read more