Broadway News & Features - June 2021

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ returns to Broadway, now in one part
The Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will continue to make magic in New York this fall. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will resume performances at the Lyric Theatre from... Read more
Photo credit: Myles Frost (Photo by Regina Mogilevskaya)
Myles Frost to play Michael Jackson in ‘MJ’ at Neil Simon Theatre
We’re looking at a new man in the mirror! Myles Frost will now play the role of Michael Jackson in the world premiere of MJ The Musical at the Neil Simon Theatre. Ephraim Sykes will no longer star in... Read more
Photo credit: Stomp (Photo by Steve McNicholas)
What to see in New York in July
We can’t quite believe it either, but Broadway is now back in July 2021. Granted, you’ve only got one choice so far — Springsteen on Broadway. However, just the knowledge that the majority of... Read more
Photo credit: Plaza Suite (Photo by Joan Marcus)
‘Plaza Suite’ starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick sets 2022 dates
The Broadway revival of Plaza Suite, starring real-life couple Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick will open in spring 2022. Plaza Suite begins previews at the Hudson Theatre from Feb. 25,... Read more
Photo credit: Bruce Springsteen (Photo by Rob DeMartin)
Broadway is back! First show reopens on Broadway with 'Springsteen'
On Mar. 12, 2020, Broadway theatres were forced to close due to growing fears over Covid-19. Nobody could have expected theatres to be shut for so long. Broadway theatres have never been closed for a... Read more
Photo credit: Michael Urie and Norm Lewis (Photos by Jenny Anderson and Peter Hurley respectively)
Michael Urie and Norm Lewis to star in ‘Chicken & Biscuits’ on Broadway
The Broadway premiere of Chicken & Biscuits will open at the Circle in the Square Theatre this fall. Chicken & Biscuits will begin previews from September 23, ahead of an opening night on... Read more
Photo credit: Cast of The Minutes (Photo by Michael Brosilow)
‘The Minutes’ to return to Broadway in 2022, now at Studio 54
Following news that Tracy Letts’ The Minutes will return to Broadway in spring 2022, a new theatre has been announced. The Broadway premiere of The Minutes is now at Studio 54, with previews from Mar... Read more
Photo credit: David Byrne’s American Utopia and Freestyle Love Supreme (Photos by Matthew Murphy and Joan Marcus respectively)
‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’, ‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ and Broadway Advocacy Coalition to receive special Tonys
Ahead of this year’s Tony Awards ceremony, the Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced three special awards will be given, honoring outstanding productions, artists and organizations. The... Read more
Photo credit: The Music Man at the Winter Garden Theatre (Photo by Gene Reed)
Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster to star in ‘The Music Man’ Broadway revival
The Broadway revival of The Music Man will finally open this year, starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster. The Music Man will begin previews at Winter Garden Theatre from December 20, with an... Read more
Photo credit: Freestyle Love Supreme in 2019 (Photo courtesy of Freestyle Love Supreme)
‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ to return to Booth Theatre this fall
After an acclaimed engagement in 2019, Freestyle Love Supreme will return to Broadway this fall. Freestyle Love Supreme begins performances at the Booth Theatre on October 7, running to Jan. 2, 2022... Read more
Photo credit: Dave Thomas Brown as Elder Price in The Book of Mormon (Photo courtesy of The Press Room NYC)
‘The Book of Mormon’ marks 10th anniversary on Broadway, returning in November
The Broadway production of The Book of Mormon will resume its run this fall, making its tenth anniversary. The Book of Mormon will continue performances at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre from November 5... Read more
Photo credit: The Hot Wing King (Photo by Monique Carboni)
Katori Hall’s ‘The Hot Wing King’ wins 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Even though theatres were shut for the past twelve months, the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama was still presented. Katori Hall won her first Pulitzer for The Hot Wing King, staged at Pershing Square... Read more
Photo credit: Restart Stages (Photo by Ceylan A. Sahin Eker)
Juneteenth on Broadway: What events are happening in NYC?
Juneteenth is a holiday that acknowledges and honors the emancipation of enslaved people across the United States. Also called Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day,... Read more
Photo credit: Jeff Daniels and Celia Keenan-Bolger. (Photo by Julieta Cervantes.)
Jeff Daniels and Celia Keenan-Bolger return to ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’, reopening in October
The Broadway production of To Kill A Mockingbird will resume its run this fall, with Jeff Daniels and Celia Keenan-Bolger returning to the show. To Kill A Mockingbird will continue at the Shubert... Read more
Photo credit: Andrew Garfield in tick, tick... BOOM! (Photo still courtesy of Netflix)
‘tick, tick… BOOM!’ movie trailer released, starring Andrew Garfield
A new trailer for the upcoming film adaptation of tick, tick… BOOM! has been released. tick, tick… BOOM! will be released this fall, and will be available to watch in select cinemas and on Netflix.... Read more
Photo credit: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jimmy Fallon (Video still courtesy of The Tonight Show)
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jimmy Fallon celebrate Broadway reopening on The Tonight Show
Ahead of the In The Heights film being released later this month, as well as Broadway’s reopening now from June 26, Lin-Manuel Miranda appeared on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. As part of... Read more
Photo credit: Bruce Springsteen (Photo by Rob DeMartin)
Bruce Springsteen to return to Broadway, performances begin from June 26
Bruce Springsteen will return to Broadway with his one-man show Springsteen on Broadway, with performances beginning later this month. Springsteen on Broadway is at St. James Theatre from June 26 to... Read more
Photo credit: Phylicia Rashad (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage)
Phylicia Rashad to star in ‘Skeleton Crew’, Broadway performances from December
Phylicia Rashad will star in the Broadway premiere of Dominique Morisseau’s Skeleton Crew, and a performance schedule has also been confirmed. Skeleton Crew will begin previews at the Samuel J.... Read more
Photo credit: Paradise Square (Photos courtesy of The Press Room NYC)
‘Paradise Square’ gets Broadway transfer at Barrymore Theatre
Following a 2018 world premiere and an upcoming engagement in Chicago, Paradise Square will receive its Broadway premiere in 2022. Paradise Square will begin previews at the Barrymore Theatre on Feb... Read more
Photo credit: The Lehman Trilogy cast (Photo courtesy of The Lehman Trilogy)
‘The Lehman Trilogy’ to return to Broadway, Simon Russell Beale and Adam Godley to return
The Broadway premiere of The Lehman Trilogy will resume its run this fall. The Lehman Trilogy will continue previews at the Nederlander Theatre from September 25, ahead of an opening night on October... Read more
Photo credit: Original cast of Bob Fosse’s Dancin (Photo courtesy of DKC/O&M)
Bob Fosse’s 'Dancin’ aims for Broadway revival in 2022
It may be 40 years since Bob Fosse’s Dancin’ played its final performance at the Ambassador Theatre, but Bob Fosse’s presence is still felt in Broadway choreography including Chicago. A Broadway... Read more
Photo credit: 2022 Batman movie still (Image credit: DR Movie News)
Batman biographical play ‘Darknights and Daydreams’ aims for Broadway premiere in 2022
A brand new play, inspired by the creation and development of the Batman movie franchise is aiming for a Broadway premiere in the 2022-23 season. Currently titled Darknights and Daydreams, Michael... Read more
Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu
Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu's 'Pass Over' to open on Broadway
Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu's Pass Over will open on Broadway at the August Wilson Theatre for a limited run. The Lincoln Center Theater production will be directed by Danya Taymor. Pass Over begins... Read more
A guide to summer theatre in NYC: locations, live shows, and more
A complete guide to summer theatre in NYC
To quote Hamilton, there’s nothing like summer in the city. Especially when New York theatres are open. With Broadway shows coming back in just a few months time and off-Broadway theatres opening... Read more