Broadway News & Features - March 2020

Ramin Karimloo in Les Misérables
QuaranTune #9: "One Day More" from Les Misérables
As we are all just taking life one day at a time at the moment, we've chosen the epic anthem "One Day More" from Les Misérables as our #QuaranTune of the day. The most recent Broadway revival of the... Read more
Zac Efron & Vanessa Hudgens
QuaranTune #8: "We're All In This Together" from High School Musical
Look no further than "We're All In This Together," if you need a T-Shirt slogan for the current COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe. The virus is a devastating equalizer that doesn't discern race,... Read more
The A to Z of Broadway Musicals Quiz
Quiz: The A to Z of Broadway Musicals
If you're wallowing in self-isolation and struggling to know exactly what to do with yourselves during Broadway's downtime, then have we got the perfect solution for you! Why not test your knowledge... Read more
Hugh Jackman in Oklahoma!
QuaranTune #7: "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'" from Oklahoma!
A very Good Morning to all our readers across the globe! And oh, what a beautiful mornin' it is because today's the day you can stream the entire 1998 National Theatre production of Rodgers &... Read more
Kristin Chenoweth
QuaranTune #6: "A House Is Not a Home" from Promises, Promises
Today's "QuaranTune" comes to us from the one and only Kristin Chenoweth, who starred as Fran Kubelik in the 2010 Broadway revival of Promises, Promises at the Broadway Theatre. The Tony Award winner... Read more
Chita Rivera in Kiss of the Spider Woman
QuaranTune #5: "Where You Are" from Kiss of the Spider Woman
In loving memory of acclaimed playwright and multiple Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, who passed away yesterday, as reported, following complications due to the Coronavirus, today's "QuaranTune"... Read more
Tony Awards postponement
The 74th Annual Tony Awards has been postponed to a later date due to COVID-19
The 74th Annual Tony Awards, which were scheduled to take place at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 7, 2020, have been postponed due to the global outbreak of coronavirus which is sweeping the... Read more
Sharon D. Clarke & Debra Messing
Roundabout Theatre Company confirms postponement of Caroline, or Change and Birthday Candles
Roundabout Theatre Company has confirmed that its Broadway revival of Caroline, or Change (originally slated to begin performances at Studio 54 on March 13, 2020) and its Broadway premiere of... Read more
Aaron Tveit in Moulin Rouge! The Musical
QuaranTune #4: "Come What May" from Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Today's "QuaranTune" is dedicated to Broadway favorite Aaron Tveit, who has confirmed he has tested positive for COVID-19. The current leading man of Moulin Rouge! The Musical tweeted: Hey everyone.... Read more
Harry Hadden-Paton as Aldous Huxley, Carmen Cusack as Clare Boothe Luce & Tony Yazbeck as Cary Grant
Lincoln Center Theater postpones Flying Over Sunset until Fall 2020
Lincoln Center Theater has announced that the Broadway premiere of new musical Flying Over Sunset has been postponed until fall 2020. Preview performances were scheduled to begin on March 12, 2020 at... Read more
Daveed Diggs & Michael Shannon
Daveed Diggs, Michael Shannon & more to star in Viral Monologues
Following the success of The 24 Hour Plays' initial launch of Viral Monologues last Tuesday, a brand new series of videos will be released tonight. 24 new and original monologues will be released on ... Read more
Terrence McNally
Playwright Terrence McNally dies following COVID-19 complications
The New York Theatre Guide is saddened to hear of the passing of acclaimed playwright Terrence McNally, who succumbed to Coronavirus complications today and died at the age of 81. Mr. McNally passed... Read more
Laurie Metcalf & Rupert Everett
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, starring Laurie Metcalf & Rupert Everett, has officially closed
Due to ensuing cast scheduling conflicts amid the current lockdown on Broadway, the 2020 Broadway revival of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe... Read more
Dan Stevens in Hangmen
Hangmen, starring Dan Stevens, has officially closed
Hang it all! The Broadway premiere of Martin McDonagh’s Hangmen, which began preview performances at the Golden Theatre on February 28, 2020, has now officially closed and will no longer resume... Read more
Leslie Odom Jr. in Hamilton
QuaranTune #3: "The Room Where It Happens" from Hamilton
We hope you all had a good weekend of social distancing out there and that you're managing to keep the quarantine blues away. But if you're struggling today, then here's our daily dose of "... Read more
BroadwayHD
A New York Theatre Guide to... BroadwayHD!
Of course there's nothing quite the same as experiencing a Broadway show live and in living color, but during the current COVID-19 pandemic shutdown, theater fans have been forced to get their fixes... Read more
Glenn Close as Norma Desmond
QuaranTune #2: "As If We Never Said Goodbye" from Sunset Boulevard
Yesterday, three-time Tony Award winner Glenn Close celebrated her 73rd Birthday and today she is bringing us an Andrew Lloyd Webber classic for our second edition of "QuaranTunes"... Although Ms.... Read more
Avenue Q
QuaranTune #1: "For Now" from Avenue Q
We at the New York Theatre Guide appreciate that theater fans are going through hard times at the moment due to the temporary closure of both the Broadway and Off-Broadway scenes, so we've decided to... Read more
Top 20 Netflix Picks for Broadway Fans
Our Top 20 Netflix Picks for Broadway Fans
Thank goodness for Netflix! As many of us Broadway aficionados are battening down the hatches and diving head first into the not-so-wonderful world of self-isolation, the number of Netflix viewers... Read more
Patrick Wilson
The 24 Hour Plays to launch first-ever series of Viral Monologues
If you, like us, are already experiencing theater withdrawal symptoms, then we may just have a dramatic remedy for you and it launches tonight! In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the... Read more
Theatre World Awards
Theatre World Awards ceremony postponed until Fall 2020
The current COVID-19 pandemic has certainly thrown the 2019-2020 Broadway season into disarray and many have begun to question how it will impact the forthcoming Awards season. Now that so many new... Read more
Harry Hadden-Paton as Aldous Huxley, Carmen Cusack as Clare Boothe Luce & Tony Yazbeck as Cary Grant
BREAK A LEG
Flying Over Sunset begins performances on Broadway
UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Broadway League has ordered a month-long shutdown of all Broadway theaters and tonight's first preview of Flying Over Sunset will not be going ahead as... Read more
The Cast of SIX
PHOTOS
Official Broadway production photos released for SIX
UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Broadway League has ordered a month-long shutdown of all Broadway theaters and this evening's official Opening Night of SIX will not be going ahead as... Read more
Broadway Closure
The Broadway League confirms month-long Broadway shutdown due to COVID-19 pandemic
Following last night's decision made by the NBA to cancel the remainder of its season, The Broadway League held an emergency meeting today to discuss action against the current outbreak of the virus... Read more
Alex Brightman & Leslie Kritzer in Beetlejuice
Alex Brightman & Leslie Kritzer to announce 2020 Drama League Awards nominees
April 16, 2020 is the Day-O! Two-time Tony Award nominee Alex Brightman and Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, the current stars of Broadway's smash hit musical Beetlejuice, have been chosen to announce the... Read more
Dan Stevens in Hangmen
PHOTOS
Official Broadway production photos released for Hangmen
Ahead of next week's official opening, producers of the Broadway premiere of Martin McDonagh’s Hangmen have now released official production photography. Check out these brand new shots of the... Read more
Sabrina Carpenter
Sabrina Carpenter & more debut in Mean Girls on Broadway
Here come the Apex Predators! Four new principal cast members are set to debut in the Broadway premiere production of Mean Girls at the August Wilson Theatre tonight. As previously reported, singer,... Read more
Shereen Pimentel & Isaac Powell in West Side Story
A New York Theatre Guide to... West Side Story!
It’s West Side Story, Jim, but not as we know it! The classic 1957 musical, featuring a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, has been radically re-... Read more
Rob McClure as Mrs. Doubtfire
BREAK A LEG
Mrs. Doubtfire, starring Rob McClure, begins performances on Broadway
​Hello, poppets!!! The Broadway premiere of Mrs. Doubtfire, directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, begins preview performances at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre tonight. An official... Read more
Simon Russell Beale, Ben Miles & Adam Godley in The Lehman Trilogy
BREAK A LEG
The Lehman Trilogy begins performances on Broadway
The National Theatre production of The Lehman Trilogy begins preview performances at the Nederlander Theatre tonight. The Broadway premiere is scheduled for an official opening on March 26, and a... Read more
Mare Winningham in Girl from the North Country
A New York Theatre Guide to... Girl from the North Country!
In the summer of 2017, Conor McPherson’s new theatrical masterpiece known as Girl from the North Country received its world premiere at The Old Vic in London… almost 4,000 miles away from the show’s... Read more
Mare Winningham
VIDEO
New York Theatre Guide at the Opening Night of Girl from the North Country on Broadway
Yesterday evening, the New York Theatre Guide took the "Slow Train" to the Belasco Theatre for the Opening Night of Girl from the North Country! Having previously wowed the critics over the pond in... Read more
Armie Hammer in The Minutes
PHOTOS
Official Broadway production photos released for The Minutes, starring Tracy Letts & Armie Hammer
Producers of the Broadway premiere of Tony & Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts' comedy The Minutes have now released official production photography. The new shots feature cast members of this... Read more
Justin Guarini & Briga Heelan
Cast set for pre-Broadway run of Britney Spears musical Once Upon a One More Time
We've been driven Crazy by the casting news for the eagerly anticipated pre-Broadway world premiere engagement of Once Upon a One More Time, featuring the songs of multi-platinum selling recording... Read more
Rachel Tucker in Come From Away
Rachel Tucker returns to Broadway in Come From Away
Rachel Tucker, the Olivier Award-nominated star of the West End premiere of Come From Away, returns to Broadway and reprises her roles of Beverly Bass and Annette in the smash hit Broadway production... Read more
Miguel Cervantes in Hamilton
Miguel Cervantes returns to the titular role of Hamilton on Broadway
"The Story of Tonight" tells of Miguel Cervantes returning to the titular role in the Broadway production of smash hit musical Hamilton at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, as previously reported.... Read more
Laurie Metcalf & Rupert Everett
BREAK A LEG
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? begins performances on Broadway
Let the battle commence! The 2020 Broadway revival of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, begins previews at the Booth Theatre tonight... Read more
Sam Tutty & Sara Bareilles
Dear Evan Hansen, Waitress & more among 2020 Olivier Awards nominees in London
Today the nominations for the Olivier Awards 2020, the biggest night of London's theatrical calendar, were announced across the pond by Broadway favorite, Tony & Olivier Award winner Gavin Creel... Read more
Jeanna de Waal in Diana
BREAK A LEG
Diana, the new musical, begins performances on Broadway
The People's Princess on the Great White Way! The Broadway premiere of Diana begins previews at the Longacre Theatre tonight, ahead of an official opening on March 31, 2020. Synopsis: "This is the... Read more
Patti LuPone in Company
BREAK A LEG
Company, starring Katrina Lenk & Patti LuPone, begins performances on Broadway
Phone rings, door chimes, in comes Company! Director Marianne Elliott’s Olivier Award-winning revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's beloved musical begins performances at the Bernard B.... Read more
Scenic design sketch for MJ The Musical
Complete creative team announced for MJ The Musical on Broadway
We can't stop 'til we get enough of this first look scenic design sketch for the upcoming world premiere of MJ The Musical on Broadway! Producers have now revealed the complete creative team behind... Read more
Editor's Top 10 Picks for March 2020
Editor's Top 10 Picks for March 2020 on Broadway and Beyond
Get ready for March Madness, folks! Yes, spring is finally here and that means the Broadway season kicks it up into fifth gear! There's a ton of new productions to look forward to this month, but... Read more