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Tiki Barber
NFL Legend Tiki Barber makes his Broadway debut in Kinky Boots
NFL Legend Tiki Barber, who played running back for the New York Giants for ten seasons, will "touchdown" on the Great White Way tonight, making his Broadway debut in the Tony Award-winning "Best... Read more
Carol Channing
Broadway dims its lights in memory of Carol Channing
In accordance with The Broadway League, the Broadway theatres will dim their marquee lights tonight in memory of three-time Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Carol Channing. Thomas Schumacher,... Read more
Joe Carroll, Ryann Redmond & Noah J. Ricketts
Upcoming Frozen cast change includes first-ever woman to play Olaf the Snowman
Do You Want to Build a Snow(wo)man? Disney Theatrical has announced upcoming cast changes for the Broadway premiere production of Frozen and is set to make history with a gender-swap casting for the... Read more
Adam Pascal
Adam Pascal debuts in Pretty Woman: The Musical on Broadway
Welcome to Rodeo Drive! As previously announced, Tony Award nominee Adam Pascal joins the Broadway company of Pretty Woman: The Musical at the Nederlander Theatre tonight, assuming the leading role... Read more
Heidi Schreck in What the Constitution Means to Me
Heidi Schreck's What the Constitution Means to Me will head to Broadway
Following a twice-extended run at New York Theatre Workshop and an additional 5-week extension at off-Broadway's Greenwich House Theater last fall, The Clubbed Thumb, True Love, and New York Theatre... Read more
BroadwayCon 2019
Blog: New York Theatre Guide attends BroadwayCon 2019
My experience at BroadwayCon 2019 was full of acceptance, enthusiasm, encouragement, and a shared love of musical theater. Young or old, Broadway fan or aspiring star, there was something for... Read more
Andy Kelso & Callum Francis
Andy Kelso & Callum Francis step into Kinky Boots on Broadway
Andy Kelso returns to the Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning "Best Musical" Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, reprising the role of Charlie Price, whilst UK and Australia Kinky... Read more
John Clay III & Jeremy Pope in Choir Boy
Choir Boy extends limited run at Manhattan Theatre Club
Manhattan Theatre Club has announced a one-week extension for its critically acclaimed Broadway premiere of Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney's Choir Boy, which officially opened at the ... Read more
BroadwayCon 2019
A Preview of BroadwayCon 2019
What better way to chase away those January Blues than a trip to BroadwayCon 2019?! The fourth annual convention, gathering eager theatre aficionados from all over the country and from around the... Read more
Ainsley Melham & Michael James Scott in Aladdin
Ainsley Melham & Michael James Scott to star in Disney's Aladdin on Broadway
You'll be proud of your boys! Disney's hit Broadway musical Aladdin is set to welcome original company members of the Australian production, Ainsley Melham and Michael James Scott, who will reprise... Read more
Penny Fuller
Penny Fuller joins the cast of Anastasia on Broadway
Her "Journey to the Past" began last night... Emmy Award winner and two-time Tony Award nominee Penny Fuller assumed the role of the Dowager Empress in Broadway's hit musical Anastasia at yesterday... Read more
Brian d'Arcy James
Brian d'Arcy James, Shuler Hensley, Blair Brown & more to join The Ferryman on Broadway
The Broadway premiere of Jez Butterworth’s smash-hit play The Ferryman, directed by Sam Mendes, is set to welcome a whole host of new cast members to the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre from February 19,... Read more
Danny Burstein & Christian Dante White
Danny Burstein & Christian Dante White join Broadway cast of My Fair Lady
Get them to the theater on time! Six-time Tony Award nominee Danny Burstein and Christian Dante White return to the Great White Way tonight and assume the roles of Alfred P. Doolittle and Freddy... Read more
Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Cuba Gooding, Jr. returns to the role of Billy Flynn in Chicago on Broadway
Show me the "Razzle Dazzle"... again! Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding, Jr. returns to the Broadway production of Chicago at the Ambassador Theatre tonight and is set to play a limited engagement... Read more
Gavin Creel & Sara Bareilles
Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel join the cast of Waitress on Broadway
Sugar, Butter, Flour, Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel! Coming up! The pairing of Tony Award nominee and Waitress composer Sara Bareilles and Tony Award winner Gavin Creel will delight audiences at... Read more
Andy Kelso
Andy Kelso will return to Kinky Boots on Broadway
Andy Kelso is set to return to the Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning "Best Musical" Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, reprising the role of Charlie Price from January 11, 2019. He... Read more
Ethan Hawke & Paul Dano in True West
FIRST LOOK
Official Broadway production photos of True West, starring Ethan Hawke & Paul Dano, released
Roundabout Theatre Company has now released official production photos of its current Broadway revival of Sam Shepard's True West, starring Oscar & Tony Award nominee Ethan Hawke & Golden... Read more
Chilina Kennedy in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Chilina Kennedy returns to star in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on Broadway
Back "On Broadway"! Chilina Kennedy returns to the title role of the hit bio-musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at Broadway's Stephen Sondheim Theatre tonight, ahead of the production's fifth... Read more
Syndee Winters
Syndee Winters returns to The Lion King on Broadway
Disney Theatrical's landmark long-running musical The Lion King welcomes back Syndee Winters this week, as she reprises the role of Nala at the Minskoff Theatre. Former cast member Adrienne Walker ... Read more
Jeremy Pope & Ethan Hawke
January 2019 Highlights on Broadway and Beyond
Happy New Year to all our valued readers from the New York Theatre Guide! And if you're with me, this year will be... the Perfect Year! As Broadway fans know, January is a month that traditionally... Read more