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The Tony Awards
Date and venue confirmed for The 73rd Annual Tony Awards
The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing have officially confirmed that the biggest night in Broadway's theatre calendar, The 73rd Annual Tony Awards, will take place on Sunday, June 9, 2019... Read more
Clay Aiken & Ruben Studdard
American Idol favorites Ruben Studdard & Clay Aiken to reunite for Holiday Show on Broadway
Feeling the Holiday spirit yet? "American Idol" favorites Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard are set to reunite on stage for the first time since 2003 with a special Holiday engagement by the name of ... Read more
Kate Reinders
Kate Reinders debuts as Cynthia Weil in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on Broadway
Back "On Broadway"! Kate Reinders assumes the role of Cynthia Weil in the hit bio-musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre tonight. Previous cast member Kara Lindsay... Read more
Christiani Pitts in King Kong
Additional production photos released for King Kong on Broadway
Producers of the Broadway premiere of King Kong, which began previews at the Broadway Theatre on October 5, 2018, and is set for an official opening on November 8, have now released additional photos... Read more
Wallace Smith, Denée Benton & Carvens Lissaint
Hamilton cast update: Wallace Smith, Denée Benton and Carvens Lissaint
They're going to be in the room where it happens... Producer Jeffrey Seller has announced a casting update for Lin-Manuel Miranda's juggernaut musical Hamilton, which continues to play to packed... Read more
Danny Burstein
Danny Burstein to join Broadway cast of My Fair Lady as Alfred P. Doolittle
Get him to the theater on time! Six-time Tony Award nominee Danny Burstein will return to the Great White Way and assume the role of Alfred P. Doolittle in Lincoln Center Theater's acclaimed revival... Read more
Cody Simpson
Cody Simpson to make Broadway debut in Anastasia
Australian singer-songwriter Cody Simpson is set to make his Broadway debut this fall when he assumes the leading male role of Dmitry in the hit musical Anastasia at the Broadhurst Theatre from... Read more
Daniel Radcliffe in The Lifespan of a Fact
FIRST LOOK
Official Broadway production photos of The Lifespan of a Fact released
Producers of the star-studded world premiere of The Lifespan of a Fact, which began previews at Broadway's Studio 54 on September 20, 2018, have now released official production photos. The... Read more
Paddy Considine and the company of The Ferryman
FIRST LOOK
Official Broadway production photos of The Ferryman released
Producers of the Broadway premiere of Jez Butterworth’s smash-hit play The Ferryman have now released official production photos. The London import, directed by Sam Mendes, began previews at the ... Read more
Alex Brightman as Beetlejuice
First Broadway preview date confirmed and first look photo released for Beetlejuice
Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway premiere of the new musical comedy Beetlejuice, based on the hugely popular 1988 Tim Burton film. Previews begin at the Winter Garden Theatre on March 28,... Read more
Jeremy Pope in Choir Boy
Manhattan Theatre Club announces new first preview and opening dates for Choir Boy on Broadway
Manhattan Theatre Club has announced once again announced new dates for the upcoming Broadway premiere of Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney's Choir Boy, directed by Drama Desk Award nominee... Read more
Jonny Lee Miller & Bertie Carvel
Jonny Lee Miller & Bertie Carvel to star in Ink on Broadway
Initial casting has been announced for Manhattan Theatre Club's forthcoming American premiere of Ink, directed by Tony Award nominee Rupert Goold, at the Samuel J Friedman Theatre. Tony Award nominee... Read more
Waitress
Nicolette Robinson & Al Roker extend limited engagements in Waitress
Great news from the diner! NBC's TODAY Show star Al Roker and Nicolette Robinson have now both extended their Broadway debut engagements in the hit musical Waitress through to November 18, 2018 at... Read more
Corbin Bleu
Corbin Bleu and more join the cast of Kiss Me, Kate! on Broadway
Corbin Bleu will return to the Great White Way to star in next spring’s eagerly anticipated Broadway revival of the classic Cole Porter musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate!, taking on the dual roles of... Read more
Conor Maynard
UK pop sensation Conor Maynard to star in Kinky Boots on Broadway
Broadway's Tony Award-winning "Best Musical" Kinky Boots has found its next Charlie Price. UK pop sensation Conor Maynard will make his Broadway debut and assume the role for a limited engagement... Read more
Janet McTeer in Bernhardt/Hamlet
Bernhardt/Hamlet, starring Janet McTeer, extends limited Broadway engagement
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced a 1-week extension for its current world premiere production of Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck's new play Bernhardt/Hamlet, directed by Tony Award... Read more
Kate Reinders
Kate Reinders to star as Cynthia Weil in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on Broadway
Back On Broadway! Kate Reinders is set to take on the role of Cynthia Weil in the hit bio-musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre from October 19, 2018. Current... Read more
Brandon Uranowitz
Brandon Uranowitz debuts in The Band's Visit on Broadway
Broadway favorite and two-time Tony Award nominee Brandon Uranowitz debuts in Broadway's 10-time Tony Award-winning "Best Musical" The Band's Visit at the Barrymore Theatre tonight, assuming the role... Read more
Mercedes Ruehl & Michael Urie in Torch Song
BREAK A LEG
Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song begins performances on Broadway
The Broadway transfer of Second Stage Theater's acclaimed revival of Harvey Fierstein's ​Torch Song, directed by Tony Award nominee Moisés Kaufman, begins previews at the Hayes Theater tonight, ahead... Read more
Alex Wyse & Lenne Klingaman
Alex Wyse and Jenne Klingaman debut in Waitress on Broadway
Broadway's hit musical Waitress welcomes two new principal cast members at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre tonight, as previously announced Alex Wyse and Lenne Klingaman assume the roles of Ogie and Dawn... Read more
Kerry Washington
BREAK A LEG
American Son, starring Kerry Washington & Steven Pasquale, begins performances on Broadway
The Broadway premiere of American Son, written by Christopher Demos-Brown and directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon, begins previews at the Booth Theatre tonight, ahead of an official opening on... Read more
Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Cuba Gooding, Jr. debuts as Billy Flynn in Chicago on Broadway
Show Me the Razzle Dazzle! Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding, Jr. reprises his performance as Billy Flynn in the Broadway production of Kander & Ebb's Tony Award-winning musical Chicago from... Read more
John Lithgow & Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow to star in Hillary and Clinton on Broadway
Two-time Tony Award winner & three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf and two-time Tony Award winner & six-time Emmy Award winner John Lithgow are set to return to Broadway next spring!... Read more
Christiani Pitts in King Kong
BREAK A LEG
King Kong begins performances on Broadway
The monster musical is finally here! The long-awaited Broadway premiere of King Kong begins previews at the Broadway Theatre tonight, ahead of an official opening on November 8, 2018. Take a look at... Read more
Al Roker
Al Roker makes his Broadway debut in Waitress
As previously announced, NBC's TODAY Show star Al Roker officially makes his Broadway debut as Joe in hit musical Waitress at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre tonight and is scheduled to play a limited... Read more
Alex Wyse & Lenne Klingaman
Alex Wyse and Jenne Klingaman to join Waitress on Broadway
Broadway's hit musical Waitress is set to welcome two new principal cast member from October 9, 2018, as Alex Wyse and Lenne Klingaman assume the roles of Ogie and Dawn, respectively, from current... Read more
Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations
Broadway dates announced for Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations
Producers of the celebrated new bio-musical Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations have now announced dates for the Broadway premiere, which, as previously announced, is set to play... Read more
Tina Turner
Tina is officially heading to Broadway in the fall of 2019
This news is Simply the Best! The West End smash hit bio-musical Tina: The Tina Turner Musical is officially heading to Broadway! Producers Stage Entertainment confirmed today the Broadway premiere... Read more
Paddy Considine in The Ferryman
BREAK A LEG
The Ferryman begins performances on Broadway
The Broadway premiere of Jez Butterworth’s smash-hit play The Ferryman, directed by Sam Mendes, begins previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre tonight, ahead of an official opening on October 21,... Read more
King Kong
October 2018 Highlights on Broadway and Beyond
Fall is here and that means that the Broadway season shifts into fifth gear, as October brings a plethora of new shows to the Great White Way! There's also a handful of exciting cast changes coming... Read more
J. Quinton Johnson
Manhattan Theatre Club announces full cast and new dates for Choir Boy
Manhattan Theatre Club has announced complete casting as well as new dates for the upcoming Broadway premiere of Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney's Choir Boy, directed by Drama Desk Award... Read more
J. Harrison Ghee in Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots sets Broadway closing date
Producers of the Tony Award-winning "Best Musical" Kinky Boots have announced that the Broadway production will play its final performance at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on April 7, 2019. Upon closing... Read more