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'The Minutes' to continue mandatory audience masking for remaining Broadway performances
All audiences attending town council meetings in Big Cherry — that is, Broadway performances of The Minutes — will still be required to wear masks in the theatre for the rest of the show's Broadway... Read more
Top theatre to see in New York in July
Beat the summer heat inside a theatre this July! If you need a break from beaches and barbecues, the theatre is the place to be. The venues are air-conditioned, but the shows there are hot, buzzy... Read more
Caissie Levy, Brandon Uranowitz
'Leopoldstadt' sets Broadway cast, including Caissie Levy, Brandon Uranowitz
The Broadway premiere of Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt has announced initial casting. The play, which premiered to acclaim in London, will begin Broadway performances September 14 at the Longacre... Read more
The Kite Runner
'The Kite Runner' to offer Broadway rush tickets on TodayTix
The Broadway premiere of The Kite Runner, which is at the Hayes Theater this summer, will offer rush tickets on TodayTix throughout its run. Performances begin on July 6 and go through October 30. A... Read more
Into the Woods
'Into the Woods' hosts digital Broadway lottery
This is your ticket into the woods! The latest Broadway revival of Into the Woods will have lottery tickets available throughout its entire limited run. Performances begin at the St. James Theatre... Read more
Photo credit: American Buffalo (Photo courtesy of production)
‘American Buffalo’ to continue mandatory audience masking
Although wearing facemasks inside a Broadway theatre will become optional from July 1, American Buffalo will continue a facemask wearing mandate throughout all performances. American Buffalo will... Read more
Photo credit: McKinley Belcher III, Wendell Pierce and Sharon D. Clarke in Death of a Salesman (Photo courtesy of production and Brinkhoff Mogenburg)
McKinley Belcher III to star in ‘Death of a Salesman’
Ahead of Death of a Salesman returning to Broadway, find out further casting. Death of a Salesman runs at the Hudson Theatre from September 19 through Jan. 15, 2023. Get Death of a Salesman tickets... Read more
Death of a Salesman
All the celebrities who have starred in 'Death of a Salesman'
Arthur Miller's play Death of a Salesman is widely regarded as one of the best American plays of the 20th century, having received six Broadway productions and more than 10 film adaptations. Its 1949... Read more
Dear Evan Hansen
Catch these Broadway shows this summer before they close
Broadway is up and thriving this summer, with nearly 30 shows playing in the Theatre District's venues. There are lots of long-running and new musicals and plays you can see these next few months,... Read more
James Vincent Meredith
James Vincent Meredith to join cast of 'The Minutes' on Broadway
James Vincent Meredith is set to join the Broadway cast of The Minutes for its final four weeks of Broadway performances. He replaces K. Todd Freeman in the role of Mr. Blake beginning June 25.... Read more
Death of a Salesman
Everything you need to know about 'Death of a Salesman' on Broadway
Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman became a near-instant classic when the play premiered in 1949. His story of a man coming to terms with his failings toward the end of his life was sharp and... Read more
'Company' to end Broadway run in July
Phone rang, door chimed, out goes Company. The award-winning revival of Stephen Sondheim's musical has set a closing date of July 31. At the time of closing, the show will have played 268 regular... Read more
'Chicago' to set Broadway record with 10,000th performance
Chicago is still bringing all that jazz! The revival of the classic Kander and Ebb musical, which began performances in 1996, will play its 10,000th performance this Saturday, June 25. Chicago will... Read more
Funny Girl
Learn about the showbiz history that inspired 'Funny Girl' on Broadway
If the only Funny Girl history you know is that Barbra Streisand first starred in it, then get ready, love, because we're a-comin' to tell you there's so much more than that. This musical is... Read more
Weezer to play five-night Broadway residency
They're going from "Beverly Hills" to New York City! The Grammy-winning rock band Weezer will have a five-night residency on Broadway this fall. Performances run at the Broadway Theatre from... Read more
Broadway theatres to make masks optional
Mask-wearing will be optional at all Broadway shows beginning July 1, according to a release from the Broadway League, which oversees all 41 Broadway theatres. The statement reads further, "Audience... Read more
Paradise Square
Top 10 reasons to see 'Paradise Square' on Broadway
Musical theatre paradise is at the Barrymore Theatre in the form of Paradise Square, one of the most Tony-nominated hit shows of 2022. The show takes its name from a fictional tavern run by an... Read more
Funny Girl
Top 10 reasons to see 'Funny Girl' on Broadway
Life's candy and the sun's a ball of butter because Funny Girl is here. On Broadway for the first time since its 1964 premiere, the musical that made the greatest star out of Barbra Streisand has... Read more
Top 10 reasons to see 'Six' on Broadway
If all you wanna do is have fun at a high-energy, eye-catching, contemporary new musical filled with pop music, then Six is the show for you. British writers Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss wrote this... Read more
Come From Away
'Come From Away' sets Broadway record at Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
Come From Away is making history! With its 1,544th performance at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on Broadway tonight, Irene Sankoff and David Hein's musical will become the longest-running show to... Read more
'Wicked' to host in-person Broadway lottery
How wonderful! The in-person Wicked Broadway lottery has returned for the summer, with tickets being made available each performance day outside the Gershwin Theatre. The lottery, which offers 26... Read more
Funny Girl
Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch to depart 'Funny Girl' on Broadway
Goodbye, gorgeous. Two stars of the Funny Girl Broadway revival, Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch, are set to exit the production in the fall. They will remain with the show for 14 more weeks, through... Read more
Corey Hawkins and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
Suzan Lori-Parks's Topdog/Underdog to be revived on Broadway this fall
Corey Hawkins and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will star in the first Broadway revival of Suzan-Lori Parks's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Topdog/Underdog this fall. The 16-week limited engagement will begin... Read more
The Music Man
'The Music Man,' starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster, releases new block of Broadway tickets
The big parade is going on longer! The six-time Tony-nominated revival of The Music Man, starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster, has put a new block of Broadway tickets on sale. Tickets are now... Read more
The Tony Awards
2022 Tony Award winners react: Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Patti LuPone, Phylicia Rashad, and more
Even before a single winner was announced, the 2022 Tony Awards were historic. It's the ceremony's 75th year. It's the first fully in-person ceremony since before the pandemic, and it's back at Radio... Read more
Tony Awards
2022 Tony winners announced
The 2022 Tony Awards ceremony has wrapped at Radio City Music Hall, and this year's wins were broadcast on CBS from 8-11 p.m. A Strange Loop and The Lehman Trilogy took home the coveted Best Musical... Read more
The Kite Runner
Top theatre to see in New York this summer
Summer is coming, and that means it's time for summer vacation! If you're planning to travel to New York this summer, your trip wouldn't be complete without a show — Broadway is a top NYC landmark to... Read more
T. Oliver Reid
T. Oliver Reid to play Hermes in 'Hadestown' on Broadway
There's a new god in town! T. Oliver Reid has been announced as the permanent replacement for the role of Hermes in Hadestown. He will take over the role at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre from June... Read more
Bianca Marroquín to return as Roxie in 'Chicago' on Broadway
The name on everybody's lips is gonna be Bianca, again! Bianca Marroquín will return to star as Roxie Hart in Chicago on Broadway from June 21. She replaces Emma Pittman, the "Search for Roxie"... Read more
Jodie Comer to star in 'Prima Facie' on Broadway
Emmy and BAFTA Award winner Jodie Comer is set to make her Broadway debut this spring. After starring in Suzie Miller's one-woman show Prima Facie in London, she is transferring with the show to... Read more
'Hamilton' extends Broadway booking window
You don't have to wait for it! Hamilton tickets are now on sale through January 1, 2023 after the production extended its booking window. The multi-award-winning musical plays on Broadway at the... Read more
Lena Horne
Brooks Atkinson Theatre to be renamed for Lena Horne
The Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Broadway is set to be renamed the Lena Horne Theatre. Named for a late New York Times theatre critic since 1960, the theatre will now be named for a historic Black... Read more
Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Our favorite Tony Awards performances
The performances from the nominated Broadway shows are some of the most thrilling part of the Tony Awards every year. All the Best Musical nominees get to perform at the Tonys, and sometimes other... Read more
2022 Drama Desk Award winners announced
The 2022 Drama Desk Award winners have been announced. The Off-Broadway shows Prayer for the French Republic and Kimberly Akimbo took home top prizes for Outstanding Play and Outstanding Musical, and... Read more
‘Come From Away’ sets Broadway closing date
Come From Away is going away. After more than five years on Broadway, Irene Sankoff and David Hein’s musical is set to close. Come From Away will play its final performance at the Gerald Schoenfeld... Read more
A Strange Loop
How to get tickets to Tony-winning shows
The Tony Awards are called "Broadway's biggest night" for good reason. The annual ceremony celebrates excellent Broadway plays, musicals, and more, and many people discover a new must-see show on... Read more
Moulin Rouge! The Musical
'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' releases new block of Broadway tickets
You can-can-can get more tickets to Moulin Rouge! The Musical! The Broadway show, playing at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, has extended ticket availability through February 26, 2023. Based on the Baz... Read more
Tom Stoppard's 'Leopoldstadt' to open on Broadway in the fall
The newest play by acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard, Leopoldstadt, will premiere on Broadway in the fall after a successful premiere run in London. Performances begin at the Longacre Theatre on... Read more
Tony Awards
2022 Tony Award performers announced
The performers and presenters at the 2022 Tony Awards have been announced, featuring dozens of award-winning Broadway stars and multiple musical nominees from this year. The ceremony takes place on... Read more
Photo credit: Dear Evan Hansen (Photo courtesy of production)
‘Dear Evan Hansen’ to close on Broadway
We’re waving (goodbye) through a window. After nearly six years on Broadway, Dear Evan Hansen has announced its closing. The Tony Award-winning musical will play its final performance at the Music... Read more
'Tina: The Tina Turner Musical' to close on Broadway
Shake a tail feather to the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre before Tina: The Tina Turner Musical closes! The Broadway show about Tina Turner's life and music has set a closing date of August 14. The show... Read more
'Six' extends booking window to January 2023
No way! The Tony Award-nominated musical Six has extended its booking window, with tickets now available through January 8, 2023 for performances at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Six had its world... Read more
Jenn Colella
Jenn Colella to return to 'Come From Away' on Broadway
There's nothing in between her and the sky! Jenn Colella, an original cast member of Come From Away on Broadway, will return to the production this summer. Fresh off a star turn in the Off-Broadway... Read more
Almost Famous
'Almost Famous' sets Broadway cast and dates
It's all happening! The musical adaptation of Almost Famous is coming to Broadway, and its run dates have been set. Performances will begin September 13 ahead of an October 11 opening night at a... Read more
Second Stage Theater to present 'The Thanksgiving Play' on Broadway, 'Camp Siegfried' off Broadway
Second Stage Theater has added two new productions to its 2022-23 season. In fall 2022, Tony nominee Bess Wohl's play Camp Siegfried will make its New York premiere off Broadway, and in spring 2023,... Read more
Learn Broadway fun facts from TEDxBroadway
There are TED Talks out there on all kinds of subjects. You've probably watched at least one on YouTube or perhaps live, learning more about innovations in all types of fields. But did you know that... Read more