Broadway News

“Extra! Extra! Read all about it!” Look no further for all the latest news from Broadway, including new production announcements, cast updates, season programming, extended runs and early closures.

Kristin Stokes, Chris McCarrell & Jorrel Javier
VIDEO
New York Theatre Guide at the Opening Night of The Lightning Thief on Broadway
By Zeus! Percy Jackson is here, taking a bite out of the Big Apple! With five best-selling novels, collections of short stories and two Hollywood film adaptations already to his name, the young demi-... Read more
Diahann Carroll
Broadway dims its lights in memory of Diahann Carroll
In accordance with The Broadway League, the marquee lights of the American Airlines Theatre, Broadhurst Theatre, The Hayes Theater, Hudson Theatre, Marquis Theatre, New Amsterdam Theatre, Samuel J.... Read more
Meghan Picerno
Meghan Picerno debuts in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway
The Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera, the longest-running show in Broadway history, welcomes a new leading lady to its company at the Majestic Theatre tonight. As previously reported, ... Read more
Mrs. Doubtfire
Mrs. Doubtfire, starring Rob McClure, sets Broadway dates and theatre
Dude Looks Like a Lady... and she's on Broadway! Producers of the new musical Mrs. Doubtfire have now revealed that the widely anticipated film-to-stage tuner is set to begin previews at the Stephen... Read more
Adrienne Warren as Tina Turner
BREAK A LEG
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical begins performances on Broadway
This is Simply The Best day ever! The Broadway premiere of London's smash hit bio-musical Tina: The Tina Turner Musical begins preview performances at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre tonight. An official... Read more
Joaquina Kalukango & Paul Alexander Nolan in Slave Play
Slave Play extends limited run on Broadway due to popular demand
Producers of Jeremy O. Harris' acclaimed drama Slave Play have announced a 2-week extension for the Broadway premiere, which will now play its final performance at the Golden Theatre on January 19,... Read more
Marisa Tomei in The Rose Tattoo
PHOTOS
Official Broadway production photos released for The Rose Tattoo, starring Marisa Tomei
Ahead of next week's official opening at the American Airlines Theatre, Roundabout Theatre Company has now released official production photography for its current Broadway revival of Tennessee... Read more
Kyle Soller & John Benjamin Hickey in The Inheritance
BREAK A LEG
The Inheritance - Part 2 begins performances on Broadway
Part 2 of the Broadway premiere of Matthew Lopez's epic drama The Inheritance begins performances at the Barrymore Theatre tonight. As previously reported, Part 1 began previews on September 27, 2019... Read more
David Byrne in American Utopia
PHOTOS
Official Broadway production photos released for David Byrne's American Utopia
Producers of the Broadway premiere of David Byrne's American Utopia have now released official Broadway production photography, The theatrical concert, which began previews at the Hudson Theatre on... Read more
Tracy Letts
VIDEO
New York Theatre Guide at the Opening Night of Linda Vista on Broadway
Last night Second Stage Theater kicked off its largest Broadway season to date with the official opening of the first of three productions at The Hayes Theater. Following acclaimed runs at the... Read more
Al Roker as Joe and Jordin Sparks as Jenna in Waitress
Al Roker sets Broadway return to Waitress, as Jordin Sparks extends her run
Checking in for a second shift at the diner will be NBC's "TODAY Show" star Al Roker, as producers confirm that the popular TV personality will reprise the role of Joe in Broadway's hit musical ... Read more
MJ The Musical
MJ The Musical sets Broadway dates and theatre
Columbia Live Stage and The Michael Jackson Estate have now confirmed that the world premiere of MJ The Musical (previously titled Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough) will begin previews at the Neil... Read more
Ian Barford in Linda Vista
PHOTOS
Official Broadway production photos released for Second Stage Theater's Linda Vista
Ahead of tomorrow's official opening at The Hayes Theater on Broadway, official production photography has now been released for the New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy... Read more
Courtney Reed in Disney's Aladdin
Courtney Reed sets limited engagement return to Disney's Aladdin on Broadway
Back for more Arabian Nights! Original company member Courtney Reed will reprise her role as Princess Jasmine in Disney's hit Broadway musical Aladdin at the New Amsterdam Theatre, it has been... Read more
Mary-Louise Parker in The Sound Inside
PHOTOS
Official Broadway production photos released for The Sound Inside, starring Mary-Louise Parker
Producers of the Broadway premiere of Pulitzer Prize Finalist Adam Rapp's new play The Sound Inside have now released official production photography. The new shots depict Tony, Golden Globe & ... Read more
LaChanze & Andrea Martin
LaChanze, Andrea Martin & more cast in A Christmas Carol on Broadway
Casting is now complete for the upcoming Broadway production of A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens' holiday masterpiece, which is scheduled to begin previews at the Lyceum Theatre on November 7, 2019... Read more
Playwright Jeremy O. Harris
VIDEO
New York Theatre Guide at the Opening Night of Slave Play on Broadway
Last night the New York Theatre Guide was on hand to celebrate Opening Night for one of the most talked-about plays in town. Scribe Jeremy O. Harris took center stage at the Golden Theatre during the... Read more
David Byrne in American Utopia
BREAK A LEG
David Byrne's American Utopia begins performances on Broadway
Ready for the New Wave? The Broadway premiere of David Byrne's American Utopia begins previews at the Hudson Theatre tonight, ahead of an official opening on October 20 and a limited engagement... Read more
Riverdance
Riverdance will return to Radio City Music Hall for first time in 10 years
The international Irish dance phenomenon known as Riverdance is officially bringing its 25th Anniversary Show to Radio City Music Hall next spring, marking the company's first return to the iconic... Read more
Taylor Trensch & Kyle Scatliffe
Taylor Trensch, Kyle Scatliffe & more to join cast of To Kill a Mockingbird
Complete casting has now been announced for the second-year of the smash hit Broadway run of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird at the Shubert Theatre. As previously announced, Tony and four-time... Read more
Harry Connick, Jr.
Dates announced for Harry Connick, Jr. - A Celebration of Cole Porter
Grammy and Emmy Award-winning musician and actor Harry Connick, Jr. returns to Broadway this December to headline a three-week limited engagement at the Nederlander Theatre. Harry Connick, Jr. - A... Read more
Brian Cox as LBJ
VIDEO
New York Theatre Guide at the Opening Night of The Great Society on Broadway
LBJ is back on the Great White Way! Last night, the New York Theatre Guide headed to Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater to celebrate the official opening of The Great Society. Following on from... Read more
Adrienne Warren as Tina Turner
October 2019 Highlights on Broadway and Beyond
No tricks, but a whole lot of treats for Broadway fans this October. Yes, we are now fully in the swing of the 2019-2020 Broadway season and this month will see no less than eight official openings... Read more
Joaquina Kalukango & Paul Alexander Nolan in Slave Play
PHOTOS
Official Broadway production photos released for Slave Play
Ahead of this Sunday's official opening, producers of the celebrated new drama Slave Play have released official Broadway production photos. Playwright Jeremy O. Harris' controversial piece began ... Read more