Broadway News & Features

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Margo Lion
Broadway dims its lights in memory of Margo Lion
In accordance with The Broadway League, the marquee lights of the Jujamcyn Theatres (Al Hirschfeld Theatre, August Wilson Theatre, Eugene O’Neill Theatre, St. James Theatre, and Walter Kerr Theatre... Read more
Tony Goldwyn & Kyle Soller in The Inheritance
The Inheritance confirms Broadway closing date
Producers of the Olivier Award-winning 'Best New Play' The Inheritance have now announced a Broadway closing date, with the production playing its final performances at the Barrymore Theatre on March... Read more
Alec Baldwin & Hilaria Baldwin
New York Theatre Guide presents A West Side Story Trivia Quiz
Something's Coming, Something Good... Yes, it's our New York Theatre Guide Trivia Quiz, folks! Last night we were on hand to greet the VIP guests who walked the Red Carpet for Opening Night of the... Read more
Nik Walker & Matt Manuel
Nik Walker & Matt Manuel to join Broadway cast of Ain't Too Proud
Get Ready for new principal cast members in the hugely popular jukebox musical Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations! From February 28, 2020, the roles of Otis Williams and David... Read more
Shereen Pimentel & Isaac Powell in West Side Story
Official Broadway production photos released for West Side Story
Tonight, tonight won't be just any night... because it's the Opening Night for the hotly anticipated Broadway revival of West Side Story at the Broadway Theatre. Ahead of the celebrations, producers... Read more
Ciara Renée as Elsa
Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz & Ryan McCartan debut in Disney's Frozen
"For the First Time in Forever" the hit Disney musical Frozen welcomes new principal members to the Broadway company tonight. Ciara Renée assumes the role of Elsa, taking over from original cast... Read more
David Byrne in American Utopia
David Byrne confirms Broadway return engagement of American Utopia
David Byrne will be "Burning Down the House" again this coming fall! Following the final performance of the Broadway premiere of David Byrne's American Utopia at the Hudson Theatre yesterday, the New... Read more
Rob McClure in Mrs. Doubtfire
Complete casting announced for Broadway premiere of Mrs. Doubtfire
​The full cast for the Broadway premiere of Mrs. Doubtfire at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre has been announced, starring alongside Rob McClure as the titular character. Following the musical's pre-... Read more
Mark Addy in Hangmen at Atlantic Theater Company
Complete casting for Broadway premiere of Martin McDonagh's Hangmen announced
The full cast for the Broadway premiere of Martin McDonagh’s Hangmen has been announced, ahead of the play’s first preview later this month. Hangmen will begin performances at the Golden Theatre on... Read more
Abby Mueller, Samantha Pauly, Adrianna Hicks, Andrea Macasaet, Brittney Mack & Anna Uzele in SIX
SIX begins performances on Broadway
Get ready for the "historemix," Broadway! The musical phenomenon SIX begins previews at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre tonight, ahead of an official opening on March 12. SIX is written by Toby Marlow ... Read more
Lindsay Pearce & Sam Gravitte
Lindsay Pearce & Sam Gravitte to join Broadway cast of Wicked
"Congratulotions" to Lindsay Pearce and Sam Gravitte! Ms. Pearce, a "Glee" and "The Glee Project" alum, is set to make her Broadway debut when she takes over the leading role of Elphaba in the long-... Read more
Laura Leigh Turner
Laura Leigh Turner is set to make her Broadway debut in Mean Girls
Meet the Plastics' new member... Laura Leigh Turner will officially make her Broadway debut on March 10, 2020, assuming the role of Karen Smith in the hit Broadway musical Mean Girls at the August... Read more
David Jeffery
David Jeffery joins cast of Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway
Dear Connor Murphy... David Jeffery joins the hit Broadway production of Dear Evan Hansen at the Music Box Theatre tonight, assuming the role of Connor Murphy. Mr. Jeffery is a Canadian actor and an ... Read more
Ainsley Melham & Marina Pires
Upcoming Broadway cast changes for Disney's Aladdin
Shining, shimmering, splendid news! Disney Theatrical has released details of upcoming principal cast changes for its smash hit Broadway musical Aladdin, as the show approaches its sixth anniversary... Read more
Sabrina Carpenter
Sabrina Carpenter to star in Mean Girls on Broadway
Singer, songwriter & actress Sabrina Carpenter will officially make her Broadway debut on March 10, 2020, when she assumes the role of Cady Heron in the smash hit Broadway musical Mean Girls at... Read more
Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker
Broadway Spring 2020 Preview - The Plays
This spring sees a whole host of famous faces treading the Broadway boards. Some might consider themselves regular stage veterans, whilst others haven't been seen on the Great White Way in several... Read more
Patti LuPone in Company
Broadway Spring 2020 Preview - The Musicals
As temperatures in the Big Apple slowly but surely begin to rise, the Broadway season itself is undoubtedly heating up this spring with no less than nine new musicals and revivals officially opening... Read more
Olivia Kaufmann
Olivia Kaufmann to assume the role of Janis Sarkisian in Broadway's Mean Girls
Following yesterday's announcement that Chad Burris is set to join the Broadway company of Mean Girls and take over the role of Damian Hubbard, it has now been reported that current standby Olivia... Read more
Jeannette Bayardelle in Girl from the North Country
Girl from the North Country begins performances on Broadway
Get ready for a "Hurricane"! The Broadway premiere of Conor McPherson's Girl from the North Country, which features the songs of music icon Bob Dylan, begins previews at the Belasco Theatre tonight.... Read more
Chad Burris
Frozen star Chad Burris to join the Broadway cast of Mean Girls
From Arendelle to North Shore High School, Chad Burris (who currently stars as Olaf the Snowman in Disney's Frozen) will switch shows next month when he takes over the role of Damian Hubbard in the... Read more
Paul Thornley
Paul Thornley to return as Ron Weasley in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway
Original West End and Broadway cast member Paul Thornley is returning to J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World this spring. He is set to reprise the role of Ron Weasley in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child... Read more
Lin-Manuel Miranda in Hamilton
Hamilton is heading to the silver screen in 2021
The Walt Disney Company has announced a partnership with producers Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeffrey Seller, and Thomas Kail for an upcoming cinematic version of the musical phenomenon that is Hamilton.... Read more
February 2020 Editor's Picks
Editor's Top 5 Picks for February 2020 on Broadway and Beyond
The Broadway season switches up a gear in February as a handful of new productions begin performances on the Great White Way and the Off-Broadway scene is really heating up with new offerings from... Read more