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Editor's Top 5 Broadway Picks of Fall 2018
Now that all of the new Broadway productions of this fall are officially open, it's time to name our Top 5! Yet again, the Great White Way has offered up a diverse platter of tasty, theatrical treats... Read more
Jeremy Pope in Choir Boy
Choir Boy begins performances on Broadway
Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney's Choir Boy, directed by Drama Desk Award nominee Trip Cullman, begins previews at the Samuel J. Friedman... Read more
Bryan Cranston in Network
Network, starring Bryan Cranston, extends limited Broadway engagement
We're anything but mad as hell about this news! The Broadway transfer of the National Theatre production of Network, adapted by Tony and Olivier Award winner Lee Hall and based on the Academy Award-... Read more
Michelle T. Williams & Lea Salonga
Michelle T. Williams departs Once on This Island as Lea Salonga is set to return
On doctor's orders, Destiny's Child member and Grammy Award winner Michelle T. Williams has departed the Tony Award-winning "Best Revival of a Musical" Once on This Island at the Circle in the Square... Read more
Katie Rose Clarke & Jesse JP Johnson
Katie Rose Clarke & Jesse JP Johnson return to the Broadway cast of Wicked
Thank Goodness! Katie Rose Clarke and Jesse JP Johnson return to the Broadway company of the long-running hit musical Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre tonight, assuming the roles of Glinda and Boq,... Read more
Christopher Fitzgerald & Stephanie Torns
Christopher Fitzgerald returns and Stephanie Torns stars as Jenna in Waitress on Broadway
Opening Up again! Three-time Tony Award nominee and original company member Christopher Fitzgerald returns to his Tony-nominated role as Ogie and understudy Stephanie Torns once again assumes the... Read more
Chilina Kennedy in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Chilina Kennedy to return as Carole King in Beautiful for fifth anniversary
Back "On Broadway"! As the hit bio-musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical approaches its fifth Anniversary (on January 12, 2019) at Broadway's Stephen Sondheim Theatre, producers announced today... Read more
Tiki Barber
NFL Legend Tiki Barber is set to make his Broadway debut in Kinky Boots
NFL Legend Tiki Barber, who played running back for the New York Giants for ten seasons, will "touchdown" on the Great White Way next month, making his Broadway debut in the Tony Award-winning "Best... Read more
Damon Daunno in Oklahoma! at St. Ann's Warehouse
Daniel Fish's immersive staging of Oklahoma! will transfer to Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre
We Cain't Say No to this! The Bard SummerScape production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, which recently played a sold-out run in Brooklyn's St. Ann's Warehouse (from September 27 to November... Read more
Catherine McCormack
Catherine McCormack to join the cast of The Ferryman on Broadway
Olivier Award nominee Catherine McCormack is set to join the company of the Broadway premiere of Jez Butterworth’s smash-hit play The Ferryman, directed by Sam Mendes, assuming the role of Mary... Read more
Jonathan Van Ness
Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness to star in Celebrity Autobiography on Broadway
Emmy Award nominee and "Queer Eye" favorite Jonathan Van Ness has been added to the star-studded line-up for Celebrity Autobiography on Broadway. Mr. Van Ness will make his Broadway debut in the... Read more
Grammy Awards
And the 2019 Grammy Nominations for "Best Musical Theater Album" are...
Musical revivals rule at The 61st Annual Grammy Awards as four out of the five nominees for the "Best Musical Theater Album" category come from celebrated revivals of last season. The only original... Read more
Clay Aiken & Ruben Studdard
Ruben & Clay's Christmas Show begins performances on Broadway
Deck the Halls... and the Imperial Theatre! Ruben & Clay's Christmas Show (aka Ruben & Clay’s First Annual Christmas Carol Family Fun Pageant Spectacular Reunion Show) begins its limited... Read more
Gavin Creel & Sara Bareilles
Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel to star together in Waitress on Broadway
Sugar, Butter, Flour, Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel! For a limited engagement from January 7 through to February 3, 2019, the pairing of Tony Award nominee and Waitress composer Sara Bareilles and... Read more
Faye Dunaway
Faye Dunaway will star as Katharine Hepburn in the Broadway premiere of Tea at Five
For the first time in more than 35 years, Academy Award winner Faye Dunaway will return to the Great White Way! The Oscar-winning legend will take on the role of another Oscar-winning legend in... Read more
Michel Urie
Michael Urie joins the cast of Celebrity Autobiography on Broadway
Broadway favorite and Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie has joined the star-studded line-up for the previously announced Broadway premiere of Celebrity Autobiography, which debuted at the Marquis... Read more
Christopher Fitzgerald in Waitress
Christopher Fitzgerald is set to return to Waitress on Broadway
We're never getting rid of him... and that's a good thing! Three-time Tony Award nominee and original company member Christopher Fitzgerald is set to return to his Tony-nominated role as Ogie in the ... Read more
Penny Fuller & Constantine Germanacos
Penny Fuller & Constantine Germanacos to star in Anastasia on Broadway
New citizens of St. Petersburg! Emmy Award winner and two-time Tony Award nominee Penny Fuller is set to assume the role of the Dowager Empress in Broadway's hit musical Anastasia this winter, whilst... Read more
Michael Urie & Mercedes Ruehl in Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song
Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song announces new Broadway closing date
Producers of the acclaimed Broadway revival of Harvey Fierstein's ​Torch Song, directed by Tony Award nominee Moisés Kaufman, have announced a new closing date. Originally scheduled to run through to... Read more
Jeff Daniels in To Kill a Mockingbird
Official Broadway production photos of To Kill a Mockingbird, starring Jeff Daniels, released
Official production photos have now been released for the Broadway production of the Harper Lee classic, To Kill a Mockingbird, newly adapted for the stage by Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin, which... Read more
James T. Lane
James T. Lane & more complete the cast of Kiss Me, Kate on Broadway
We are "So In Love" with this news! Broadway alum James T. Lane completes the principal cast for Roundabout Theatre Company's eagerly anticipated Broadway revival of the classic Cole Porter musical... Read more
The Rockettes in Christmas Spectacular
Blog: The Christmas Spectacular... Oh, What Fun!
The tourists come piling into town this time of year. They stop dead just through a doorway and stare at their phones in a group completely unaware of who is around them trying to get by. At Radio... Read more
Christmas in New York City
5 Holiday-themed Theatre Picks for December 2018
You better watch out, you better not cry, better not pout, I'm telling you why... Santa Claus is comin' to town! And as always, this little town of New York City is dazzling bright with Christmas... Read more
Stephanie J. Block in The Cher Show
Official Broadway production photos of The Cher Show released
Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves... and brand new production photos! Check out the shots of the Broadway premiere of The Cher Show, directed by Tony Award nominee Jason Moore, which began previews at the ... Read more
Jeremy Pope & Chuck Cooper in Choir Boy
December 2018 Highlights on Broadway and Beyond
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! Yes, the Holidays are upon us, theatre fans! The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is twinkling in all its glory, the Rockettes are once again spreading high... Read more