Broadway News - April 2019

Alexander Gemignani
Alexander Gemignani debuts in My Fair Lady on Broadway
Tony Award nominee Alexander Gemignani heads back to Broadway tonight, as previously reported, to take on the role of Alfred P. Doolittle in Lincoln Center Theater's lavish revival of Lerner &... Read more
Bebe Neuwirth & Brandon Victor Dixon
Tony Awards 2019... And the Nominees are...
This morning the New York Theatre Guide attended the nominations announcement for The 73rd Annual Tony Awards, co-hosted by two-time Tony Award winner Bebe Neuwirth and two-time Tony Award nominee ... Read more
Heidi Schreck in What the Constitution Means to Me
What the Constitution Means to Me announces final Broadway extension
Following this morning's Tony nominations, producers of the Broadway premiere of What the Constitution Means to Me, which earned nods for "Best Play" and "Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Play,"... Read more
Annette Bening in All My Sons
A New York Theatre Guide to... Arthur Miller's All My Sons!
On the same day as the production secures its 2019 Tony Award nomination for “Best Revival of a Play,” we bring you our New York Theatre Guide to Arthur Miller’s All My Sons. Largely credited as the... Read more
Damon Daunno & Rebecca Naomi Jones in Oklahoma!
Oklahoma! extends Broadway run into 2020
Originally scheduled to close on September 1, 2019, the Bard SummerScape production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! will now play its final performance at the Circle in the Square Theatre on... Read more
Noah Galvin
Noah Galvin debuts as Ogie in Waitress on Broadway
You'll love him like a table! “The Real O’Neals” and Dear Evan Hansen star Noah Galvin joins the Broadway company of hit musical Waitress tonight, as previously reported, assuming the role of Ogie. ... Read more
Laura Linney in the London production of My Name is Lucy Barton
Laura Linney to star in My Name is Lucy Barton on Broadway
Four-time Emmy Award winner, two-time Golden Globe winner, three-time Oscar and four-time Tony Award nominee Laura Linney will officially return to Broadway in 2020. Manhattan Theatre Club presents... Read more
Marin Mazzie & King Kong
Marin Mazzie, King Kong & more to receive 2019 Special Tony Awards
Ahead of tomorrow's eagerly awaited Tony nominations announcement for all of this year's competitive categories, a number of Special Tony Award recipients were announced today. The late three-time... Read more
Alex Brightman as Beetlejuice
A New York Theatre Guide to... Beetlejuice!
Welcome to your New York Theatre Guide to Beetlejuice… Beetlejuice… BEETLEJUICE!!! The brand new Broadway musical, based on the much loved 1988 Tim Burton cult classic, is now officially open and... Read more
Terrence McNally, Rosemary Harris & Howard Wheeler
Terrence McNally, Rosemary Harris & Howard Wheeler to receive special Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing have officially announced that Tony Award-winning actress Rosemary Harris (who can currently be seen on the Broadway stage as Mrs. Higgins in My Fair... Read more
Judith Light
Judith Light to receive 2019 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award
Congratulations to two-time Tony Award-winning actress Judith Light, who has now been named as the 2019 recipient of the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award, presented each year to a member of the New York... Read more
Drama Desk Awards
Drama Desk Awards 2019 - And the Nominees are...
Today the nominations were announced for The 64th Annual Drama Desk Awards and leading the pack with a grand total of 12 nominations is the Broadway revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!,... Read more
Jenn Colella & Rachel Tucker
5 Questions from Over the Pond: Jenn Colella & Rachel Tucker
The Broadway production of Come From Away's reputation has evolved from once being celebrated as "the little show that could" to now being regarded as an international success story. As the show... Read more
Shoshana Bean & Jeremy Jordan
Shoshana Bean & Jeremy Jordan extend their limited engagements in Waitress on Broadway
The current celebrated stars of Broadway's hit musical Waitress have extended their shifts at the diner. Shoshana Bean and Tony Award nominee Jeremy Jordan will now continue in the roles of Jenna and... Read more
Jonny Lee Miller & Bertie Carvel in Ink
Manhattan Theatre Club's Ink extends for a second time on Broadway
Manhattan Theatre Club has announced a second 1-week extension for its current American premiere of Ink, which is scheduled for an official opening at Broadway's Samuel J Friedman Theatre tomorrow... Read more
Santino Fontana in Tootsie
FIRST LOOK
Official Broadway production photos released for Tootsie, starring Santino Fontana
Ahead of tonight's official opening at the Marquis Theatre on Broadway, producers have now released official production photos of Tootsie. The photos feature Tootsie cast members, including Tony... Read more
Noah Galvin
Noah Galvin to star as Ogie in Waitress on Broadway
“The Real O’Neals” and Dear Evan Hansen star Noah Galvin is set to join the Broadway company of hit musical Waitress on April 29, 2019, assuming the role of Ogie. Eddie Jemison, who originated the... Read more
Mel Brooks
In Residence on Broadway presents Mel Brooks
Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award-winning icon Mel Brooks is headed to the Great White Way! The beloved comedian will play two dates, simply titled Mel Brooks on Broadway, at the Lunt-Fontanne... Read more
Nathan Lane in Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus
FIRST LOOK
Official Broadway production photos released for Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, starring Nathan Lane
Official Broadway production photos have been released for the world premiere of Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Taylor Mac and directed by Tony Award winner ... Read more
Phylicia Rashad
Phylicia Rashad to direct Charles Randolph-Wright's Blue on Broadway
Phylicia Rashad, a 2004 Tony Award winner for A Raisin in the Sun and a 2016 inductee into the Theater Hall of Fame, is set to make her Broadway directorial debut as she helms the Broadway premiere... Read more
Tom Sturridge in Sea Wall and Jake Gyllenhaal in A Life
Sea Wall / A Life, starring Tom Sturridge & Jake Gyllenhaal, will transfer to Broadway
The New York premiere of Sea Wall / A Life, starring Tony Award nominee Tom Sturridge and Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal, which previously played a sold-out limited engagement at the Public... Read more
Alex Brightman in Beetlejuice
FIRST LOOK
Official Broadway production photos released for Beetlejuice, starring Alex Brightman
Beetlejuice... Beetlejuice... Beetlejuice photos! Producers of the Broadway premiere of the new musical comedy Beetlejuice, based on the hugely popular 1988 Tim Burton film, have now realesed... Read more
Christie Brinkley as Roxie Hart
Supermodel Christie Brinkley returns to Chicago on Broadway
Legendary supermodel and actress Christie Brinkley is once again the name on everybody's lips as she returns to Kander & Ebb's Tony Award-winning musical Chicago for a third stint as Roxie Hart... Read more
John Lithgow & Laurie Metcalf in Hillary and Clinton
FIRST LOOK
Official Broadway production photos released for Hillary and Clinton, starring Laurie Metcalf & John Lithgow
Ahead of tonight's official opening at the Golden Theatre on Broadway, official production photos have been released for Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath's new play Hillary and Clinton... The photos... Read more
Annette Bening in All My Sons
FIRST LOOK
Official Broadway production photos released for All My Sons, starring Annette Bening & Tracy Letts
Roundabout Theatre Company has released official Broadway production photos of its current revival of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, directed by Tony Award winner Jack O’Brien, which began previews at... Read more
The Drama League Awards
Nominations for The 85th Annual Drama League Awards announced
Today the current Waitress stars Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan announced the nominees for The 85th Annual Drama League Awards at Sardi's in New York City. The winners will be revealed at the... Read more
Adam Driver in Lanford Wilson's Burn This
FIRST LOOK
Official Broadway production photos released for Burn This, starring Adam Driver & Keri Russell
Producers of the first-ever Broadway revival of Lanford Wilson's Burn This, have now released official Broadway production photos featuring cast members Adam Driver, Keri Russell, David Furr, and... Read more
Eddie Izzard & Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf & Eddie Izzard to star in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? on Broadway
Two-time Tony Award and three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf will earn the rare distinction of having performed major starring roles on Broadway in four consecutive seasons next year when she... Read more
Reeve Carney & Eva Noblezada in Hadestown
FIRST LOOK
Official Broadway production photos released for Hadestown
Producers of the Broadway premiere of singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell's celebrated folk opera Hadestown have now released official Broadway production photos, featuring cast members Reeve Carney (as... Read more
Jonny Lee Miller & Bertie Carvel in Ink
FIRST LOOK
Official Broadway production photos released for Ink, starring Bertie Carvel & Jonny Lee Miller
Manhattan Theatre Club has now released official Broadway production photos for its current American premiere of Ink, written by Olivier Award winner James Graham and directed by Tony Award nominee ... Read more
Tina at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical confirms Broadway dates and theatre
She'll be your Private Dancer... at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Broadway! Producers of London's smash hit bio-musical Tina: The Tina Turner Musical have now confirmed that the Broadway premiere will... Read more
Shoshana Bean & Jeremy Jordan
Shoshana Bean & Jeremy Jordan to announce 2019 Drama League Award nominations
Shoshana Bean and Tony Award nominee Jeremy Jordan - the current stars of Broadway's celebrated musical Waitress - have been chosen to announce the nominations for The 85th Annual Drama League Awards... Read more
Criss Angel
In Residence on Broadway presents Criss Angel Raw
Criss Angel is set to bring his own brand of magic to the Great White Way! The world-renowned illusionist will officially make his Broadway debut as part of the 2019 In Residence on Broadway series... Read more
Sarah Bockel in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Sarah Bockel assumes the role of Carole King in Beautiful on Broadway
Whilst Broadway star Chilina Kennedy returns to her hometown of Toronto to play a monthlong engagement in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at the Princess of Wales Theatre, Sarah Bockel, star of... Read more
Ginna Claire Mason in Wicked
Ginna Claire Mason debuts as Glinda in Wicked on Broadway
Ginna Claire Mason debuts as Glinda in the Broadway company of the long-running hit musical Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre tonight, as scheduled, assuming the role from Katie Rose Clarke, who played... Read more
Jeremy Jordan
Jeremy Jordan debuts as Dr. Pomatter in Waitress on Broadway
A slice of Jeremy Jordan, anyone? As previously reported, the Tony Award nominee returns to the Great White Way tonight and debuts as Dr. Pomatter, starring opposite Shoshana Bean as Jenna, in the ... Read more
Patti LuPone in Company
New York Theatre Guide congratulates the winners of the 2019 Olivier Awards
Last night the brightest and best of London's West End gathered at the Royal Albert Hall for The Olivier Awards 2019 to celebrate the most critically acclaimed productions and performances of the... Read more
Michael Urie
Michael Urie to host The 64th Annual Drama Desk Awards
Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie will return to host The 64th Annual Drama Desk Awards ceremony for a fourth consecutive time, it has been announced today. Mr. Urie commented: "I'll certainly be... Read more
Hannah Corneau
Hannah Corneau will make Broadway debut as Elphaba in Wicked
She IS that girl! Hannah Corneau is set to make her Broadway debut on May 14, 2019, when she assumes the leading role of Elphaba in the long-running hit musical Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre.... Read more
Damon Daunno & Rebecca Naomi Jones in Oklahoma!
FIRST LOOK
Official Broadway production photos released for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!
We just Cain't Say No to these brand new production photos of the Broadway revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, which began previews at the Circle in the Square Theatre on March 19, 2019... Read more
Glenda Jackson in King Lear
FIRST LOOK
Official Broadway production photos of King Lear, starring Glenda Jackson, released
Official Broadway production photos of the current gender-blind revival of William Shakespeare's King Lear, starring Tony & two-time Academy Award winner Glenda Jackson in the titular role, have ... Read more
Annette Bening & Tracy Letts
BREAK A LEG
All My Sons, starring Annette Bening & Tracy Letts, begins performances on Broadway
Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, directed by Tony Award winner Jack O’Brien, begins previews at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre tonight, ahead of an... Read more
Bertie Carvel in the West End production of Ink
BREAK A LEG
Ink, starring Bertie Carvel & Jonny Lee Miller, begins performances on Broadway
Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Ink, written by Olivier Award winner James Graham and directed by Tony Award nominee Rupert Goold, begins previews at the Samuel J Friedman Theatre ... Read more
Annette Bening & Jonny Lee Miller
April 2019 Highlights on Broadway and Beyond
No April Fools from us today! Just a big bag of theatrical treats as we head into perhaps the busiest month in New York's theatre calendar! As Broadway productions rush to open ahead of this season's... Read more
Heidi Schreck in What the Constitution Means to Me
What the Constitution Means to Me extends limited run on Broadway
Producers of the Broadway premiere of What the Constitution Means to Me, written and performed by two-time Obie Award winner Heidi Schreck, have announced a 6-week extension for the limited... Read more
Bertie Carvel in the West End production of Ink
Manhattan Theatre Club's Ink extends limited run at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
Manhattan Theatre Club has announced a 1-week extension ahead of tomorrow's first preview performance of the American premiere of Ink, written by Olivier Award winner James Graham and directed by... Read more