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Photo credit: Angela Reed as Ginny Potter, Steve Haggard as Harry Potter (Photo by Matthew Murphy)
‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ announces new cast, tickets on sale through September 2023
Mischief managed… with a new Harry Potter and the Cursed Child cast. A new Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Broadway cast begin performances at the Lyric Theatre on October 3, with tickets on sale... Read more
See new photos of Lea Michele and Tovah Feldshuh in 'Funny Girl' on Broadway
Hey Mr. Arnstein, here they are! New photos have been released of Funny Girl’s new greatest stars. On September 6, Lea Michele followed in her Glee character’s footsteps and assumed the role of Fanny... Read more
'Ohio State Murders' sets additional Broadway cast, joining Audra McDonald
The Broadway premiere of Ohio State Murders has set additional casting ahead of its first performances in November. Adrienne Kennedy's play begins performances November 8 ahead of a December 11... Read more
Brian d'Arcy James and Andy Karl to return to 'Into the Woods' on Broadway
We know things now, many wonderful things — like casting for Into the Woods on Broadway! Casting for the hit musical revival has been announced through November 20. Newly announced is Brian d'Arcy... Read more
The Phantom of the Opera
Discover the real history behind 'The Phantom of the Opera'
The Phantom of the Opera is there, inside your... history book? He could be, or at least inside a book of legends. The story of a masked, disfigured Paris Opera House dweller who puts an ingenue... Read more
'Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man and the Pool' to come to Broadway in October
Mike Birbiglia is making a splash this fall! The comedian will return to Broadway in October with his latest solo show, The Old Man and the Pool. Birbiglia's show will run at the Vivian Beaumont... Read more
'Beetlejuice' to close on Broadway in January
Beetlejuice's final day-o on Broadway is coming soon. The musical, based on Tim Burton's cult classic film, has announced a closing date of January 8 at the Marriott Marquis Theatre. The current run... Read more
Sean Hayes to star in 'Good Night, Oscar' on Broadway this spring
Good day, Broadway! A new play by Doug Wright, Good Night, Oscar, will come to Broadway this spring, starring Will & Grace's Sean Hayes. The limited engagement runs from April 7 to August 27,... Read more
'Some Like It Hot' sets full Broadway cast
There's hot new casting news on Broadway! The musical adaptation of the classic film Some Like It Hot has set its full cast ahead of its Broadway premiere. Performances begin at the Shubert Theatre... Read more
'1776' to offer Broadway rush tickets on TodayTix
1776 tickets can be yours, yours, yours! The Broadway revival of 1776, which begins performances tonight, will offer rush tickets on TodayTix for its entire limited run. The musical is set to play... Read more
Common joins Broadway cast of 'Between Riverside and Crazy'
Grammy, Emmy, and Oscar-winning artist Common completes the cast of Between Riverside and Crazy on Broadway, joining the original cast members from the play's Off-Broadway premiere. Stephen Adly... Read more
'The Phantom of the Opera' to close on Broadway after 35 years
The music of the night will no longer play. Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera is set to end its Broadway run at the Majestic Theatre. The musical's final performance is set for February... Read more
Jenn Colella, more original 'Come From Away' cast members to return for final Broadway performances
Welcome back to the Rock! Three original Come From Away cast members will return to the show for its final weeks of Broadway performances. Having played at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre since 2017,... Read more
'Death of a Salesman' to offer Broadway rush tickets on TodayTix
Attention must be paid! The latest revival of Death of a Salesman, starring Wendell Pierce and Sharon D Clarke, will offer rush tickets for its Broadway run this fall. Arthur Miller's play runs from... Read more
'Take Me Out' sets full Broadway cast joining Jesse Williams and Jesse Tyler Ferguson
They're back for one more inning! The complete cast has been set for the return engagement of Take Me Out on Broadway, featuring most of the cast members from its first Tony-winning run earlier this... Read more
'The Music Man,' starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster, to close on Broadway
The big parade is coming to an end. The Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster-led revival of The Music Man has set its Broadway closing date, playing its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre on... Read more
Meet the cast of 'The Piano Lesson' on Broadway
August Wilson's play The Piano Lesson is all about legacy. In the play, two adult siblings feud over what to do with a family heirloom: a hand-carved piano passed down from their ancestors. Whether... Read more
'Between Riverside and Crazy' sets Broadway cast
UPDATE: Oscar, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winning actor and musician Common completes the Broadway cast as Junior, taking on the role originated by Ron Cephas Jones. Between Riverside and Crazy marks his... Read more
Watch the '& Juliet' Broadway cast perform on 'America's Got Talent'
The & Juliet Broadway cast gave a larger-than-life performance on America's Got Talent on September 7 ahead of the show's Broadway opening. After premiering in London, & Juliet will start... Read more
'Into the Woods' extends to January on Broadway
There's even more time to go into the woods! The critically acclaimed revival of Into the Woods has extended a second time, with performances now running through January 8, 2023 at the St. James... Read more
Manhattan Theatre Club to present 'Jaja's African Hair Braiding' on Broadway
Manhattan Theatre Club has announced the first play in its 2023-24 Broadway season: the world premiere of Jaja's African Hair Braiding by Drama Desk Award-winning playwright Jocelyn Bioh. Directed by... Read more
'Ali' musical, about Muhammad Ali, aiming for Broadway
Plans have been announced for Ali, a new musical in development about the life of world boxing champion Muhammad Ali. The show is currently assembling its creative team and plans to play a pre-... Read more
Jefferson Mays to star in 'A Christmas Carol' on Broadway
A holiday gift came early! Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays will star in his critically acclaimed one-man version of A Christmas Carol on Broadway this winter. The limited holiday engagement will... Read more
Inside Lea Michele's first performance in 'Funny Girl' on Broadway
Life imitated art last night at Funny Girl on Broadway, when Lea Michele took her first bow in the role of Fanny Brice. Not only has the Emmy-nominated actress spoken often about her own love of ... Read more
Get to know the cast of 'Leopoldstadt' on Broadway
Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt is a family drama spanning five decades, named for the district of Vienna, Austria that’s been known for its Jewish population since the 17th century. Naturally, a show so... Read more
Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford to star in ‘Sweeney Todd’ Broadway revival
God, that’s good (news)! A new Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s Sweeney Todd has been announced. Grammy, Tony, and Emmy Award nominee Josh Groban will star in the title role,... Read more
'A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical' sets Broadway cast
Good casting never seemed so good! The Broadway premiere of A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical has set its Broadway cast, much of whom starred in the show's pre-Broadway run in Boston.... Read more
Lea Michele in Spring Awakening
Lea Michele theatre roles we love on stage and screen
Hey Broadway, here she is! After a nearly 15-year absence, Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee is making her return to the New York stage. She's the latest headliner at the August Wilson Theatre,... Read more
Cost of Living
'Cost of Living' to offer Broadway rush tickets on TodayTix
See Cost of Living at a low cost! The Broadway premiere of Martyna Majok's Pulitzer-winning play will offer rush tickets on TodayTix for its entire run. The show begins performances at Manhattan... Read more
Brandon Victor Dixon, Amra-Faye Wright join Angelica Ross in 'Chicago' Broadway cast
They're bringing the ol' razzle dazzle! Beginning September 12, Brandon Victor Dixon and Amra-Faye Wright will step into Chicago on Broadway. They join the previously announced Angelica Ross (Pose),... Read more