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Jordin Sparks
Jordin Sparks returns to Broadway to star in Waitress
Grammy Award nominee and "American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks makes her return to the Great White Way tonight to star in Broadway's hit musical Waitress at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. As previously... Read more
Mary-Louise Parker in The Sound Inside
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The Sound Inside, starring Mary-Louise Parker, begins performances on Broadway
Tony, Golden Globe & Emmy Award winner Mary-Louise Parker returns to the Great White Way tonight as previews begin for the Broadway premiere of Pulitzer Prize Finalist Adam Rapp's new play The... Read more
Clinton Greenspan
Clinton Greenspan makes his Broadway debut in Disney's Aladdin
Proud of Your Boy! Clinton Greenspan makes his Broadway debut tonight, assuming the titular role in the hit Broadway musical Aladdin at the New Amsterdam Theatre. He succeeds Jacob Dickey, who played... Read more
The Cast of freestyle love supreme
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freestyle love supreme begins performances on Broadway
Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail and Anthony Veneziale, freestyle love supreme begins previews at the Booth Theatre tonight, ahead of an official opening on October 2 and a 16-week... Read more
Derren Brown
A New York Theatre Guide to... Derren Brown: Secret!
Something Wicked This Way Comes! BAFTA and two-time Olivier Award winner Derren Brown has been a household name in the UK for almost two decades. Since his television debut with “Mind Control” in... Read more
John Riddle & Bradley Dean
John Riddle & Bradley Dean join the cast of The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway
The Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera, the longest-running show in Broadway history, welcomes two new principal cast members to its company at the Majestic Theatre tonight. John Riddle... Read more
Abby Mueller, Samantha Pauly, Adrianna Hicks, Andrea Macasaet, Brittney Mack & Anna Uzele in SIX
Casting is set for SIX on Broadway
Bringing the "historemix" to Broadway will be the six leading ladies, who originated the six infamous queens in the North American premiere of the musical phenomenon SIX in Chicago earlier this year... Read more
Rupert Everett
Rupert Everett replaces Eddie Izzard in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Two-time Golden Globe & three-time Olivier Award nominee Rupert Everett has joined the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, which is set to ... Read more
Reneé Rapp
Reneé Rapp succeeds Taylor Louderman in Mean Girls on Broadway
Time for a new "Apex Predator"! 2018 Jimmy Award winner Reneé Rapp takes over as Regina George in the hit Broadway musical Mean Girls at the August Wilson Theatre tonight. Original company member and... Read more
Paul Alexander Nolan in Slave Play
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Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play begins performances on Broadway
Playwright Jeremy O. Harris' acclaimed drama Slave Play begins performances at the Golden Theatre tonight. An official opening is scheduled for October 6 with the limited 17-week engagement running... Read more
Jonathan Pryce & Eileen Atkins
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The Height of the Storm, starring Jonathan Pryce & Eileen Atkins, begins performances on Broadway
The storm has arrived! Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Tony Award nominee Florian Zeller's The Height of the Storm, translated by Academy & Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton and... Read more
Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker
Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker to star in Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite on Broadway
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick are set to return to Broadway in Neil Simon’s relationship comedy Plaza Suite, which will run at the Hudson Theatre with performances beginning on March 13... Read more
Adrienne Warren in Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
Broadway Fall 2019 Preview - Musicals & Entertainment
Following on from last week's Broadway preview of all the new plays and revivals heading to the Great White Way this fall, it's now time for the musicals and entertainment shows to take centre stage... Read more
Derren Brown
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Derren Brown: Secret begins performances on Broadway
Get ready for your minds to be blown, New York! British mentalist and illusionist Derren Brown officially makes his Broadway debut at the Cort Theatre tonight with the Broadway premiere of Derren... Read more
Brian Cox
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The Great Society, starring Brian Cox, begins performances on Broadway
LBJ on the Great White Way... again! The Broadway premiere of The Great Society begins previews at the Vivian Beaumont Theater tonight, ahead of an official opening on October 1 and a limited... Read more
Sarah Bockel & Cory Jeacoma in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Sarah Bockel & Cory Jeacoma join Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on Broadway
The Broadway company of the hit bio-musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical welcomes two new leads to the Stephen Sondheim Theatre tonight. Sarah Bockel reprises the titular role, having... Read more
Jayne Houdyshell & Jefferson Mays
4 Tony Award winners added to the cast of The Music Man on Broadway
The hugely anticipated Broadway revival of Meredith Willson's The Music Man has added four Tony Award winners to its cast, as Jayne Houdyshell, Jefferson Mays, Marie Mullen, and Shuler Hensley join... Read more
Tom Hiddleston in Betrayal
A New York Theatre Guide to... Betrayal!
Having played a sold-out run at London’s Harold Pinter Theatre in spring of this year, becoming the hot ticket of the town and the crown jewel of London’s acclaimed “Pinter at the Pinter” season,... Read more
David Josefsberg
David Josefsberg to succeed Rob McClure in Beetlejuice on Broadway
Jump in the Line! Broadway alum David Josefsberg is set to join the company of the Broadway premiere of the otherworldly musical comedy Beetlejuice on September 24, 2019. He will assume the role of... Read more
Tom Sturridge in Sea Wall and Jake Gyllenhaal in A Life
A New York Theatre Guide to... Sea Wall/A Life!
Over at the Hudson Theatre, audiences have been flocking to a unique and intimate performance of poignant storytelling under the banner of Sea Wall/A Life. Following its sold-out Off-Broadway run at... Read more
Simon Russell Beale, Ben Miles & Adam Godley in The Lehman Trilogy
The Lehman Trilogy to transfer to Broadway's Nederlander Theatre in 2020
Following initial performances at the National Theatre in 2018 and a subsequent West End transfer earlier this year, The Lehman Trilogy will receive its Broadway premiere. The strictly limited 16-... Read more
September Highlights on Broadway
September 2019 Highlights on Broadway and Beyond
As the temperatures begin to dip in the coming months, things are really starting to heat up on the Great White Way. No less than ten new Broadway productions begin performances in New York City this... Read more