Broadway News & Features - April 2022

POTUS
Top theatre to see in New York in May
The month kicks off with Tony Award nominations on May 9 this year. It's the height of the theatre awards season — now that all this season's Broadway shows have opened ahead of the Tonys ceremony,... Read more
Manhattan Theatre Club sets four plays for 2022-23 season
Manhattan Theatre Club has announced four of the productions in its upcoming 2022-23 season, kicking off this fall. The productions include a Broadway premiere, two Off-Broadway New York premieres,... Read more
The Little Prince
'The Little Prince' to close on Broadway
The prince's journey is coming to an end. The Broadway production of The Little Prince will close early, playing its final performance on May 8. The limited run began March 29 and was originally... Read more
Wicked
'Wicked' sets new Broadway casting
Broadway's called them wonderful! New cast members will take over the roles of Elphaba, Fiyero, Nessarose, Doctor Dillamond, and the Wizard in Wicked beginning May 24. Talia Suskauer will take over... Read more
Outer Critics Circle
2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards nominations announced
The Outer Critics Circle has announced the nominations for its 2022 awards. This year's awards, the 71st annual, will mark a return to an in-person ceremony after last year's virtual honors. Winners... Read more
The Piano Lesson
'The Piano Lesson' sets additional Broadway casting
The Broadway revival of The Piano Lesson has announced additional casting for the production later this year. Trai Byers, Ray Fisher, April Matthis, and Michael Potts will join the show, which begins... Read more
Beetlejuice
All the songs in 'Beetlejuice' on Broadway
What's that beautiful sound? It's the sound of the Beetlejuice musical returning to Broadway! The musical adaptation of Tim Burton's hit 1988 movie first came to life on Broadway in 2019, earning... Read more
Drama League Awards
2022 Drama League Awards nominations announced
The Drama League has announced the nominations for its 2022 awards. The Drama League Awards annually recognize excellence in Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre, with both types of shows competing in... Read more
Some Like It Hot
Christian Borle to star in 'Some Like It Hot' on Broadway
Broadway likes it hot! The new musical adaptation of Some Like It Hot, the Oscar-nominated 1959 Marilyn Monroe film, has set its Broadway opening and its cast. Some Like It Hot will bring the heat to... Read more
Funny Girl
See new photos of Beanie Feldstein in 'Funny Girl' on Broadway
Hello, gorgeous! The first revival of Funny Girl has paraded onto Broadway. Beanie Feldstein leads the cast as Fanny Brice, alongside Ramin Karimloo as Nicky Arnstein and Jane Lynch as Mrs. Rosie... Read more
Broadway theatres to extend mask requirement, make vaccination checks optional
The Broadway League, the organization that oversees all 41 Broadway theatres, has announced updated masking and vaccination protocols for audiences. Previously, mask-wearing and proof of vaccination... Read more
POTUS
'POTUS' announces Broadway lottery and rush programs
Following its inaugural Broadway performance on April 14, POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive has launched rush and lottery programs for the remainder of... Read more
André De Shields
André De Shields to depart 'Hadestown' in May
All we've ever known is André De Shields as Hermes in Hadestown. But now, the Tony Award-winning original cast member is set to depart the show, playing his final performance on May 29. De Shields... Read more
Everything you need to know about 'Beetlejuice' on Broadway
Hi! We'll be your guide! We'll be your (New York Theatre) G-U-I-D-E to the other side! The whole "being dead" thing has never been so frightfully fun as in Beetlejuice, the Broadway musical based on... Read more
Beetlejuice
'Beetlejuice' to host digital Broadway lottery
It's showtime! Beetlejuice begins Broadway performances at the Marquis Theatre tonight, and the musical has announced a digital lottery for its Broadway run. A limited number of $45 tickets will be... Read more
Moulin Rouge! The Musical
'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' sets new Broadway casting
Welcome to the Moulin Rouge! Four new cast members will join the principal cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical on May 10, replacing four current members departing the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on May 8. As... Read more
Leopoldstadt
'Leopoldstadt' eyes Broadway transfer
Leopoldstadt, the newest play by six-time Tony winner Tom Stoppard, is eyeing a Broadway transfer ahead of its premiere run in London, according to a tweet from New York Times theatre reporter... Read more
American Buffalo
See photos of Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell, and Darren Criss in 'American Buffalo' on Broadway
Save up your nickels for American Buffalo on Broadway! Tony and Emmy Award winner Laurence Fishburne, Oscar winner Sam Rockwell, and Golden Globe and Emmy winner Darren Criss headline the latest... Read more
Chicago
Lana Gordon, Ryan Silverman, Brenda Braxton return to 'Chicago' Broadway cast
They're bringing the old razzle dazzle! Three returning cast members will step into the principal roles of Chicago on Broadway. They join the previously announced Pamela Anderson as Roxie Hart, who... Read more
Hangmen
'Hangmen' offers Broadway rush and lottery tickets
Hang around the Golden Theatre and you might snag tickets! Hangmen will offer in-person rush tickets, as well as a digital lottery, for its Broadway run. Martin McDonagh's play begins performances... Read more
Paradise Square
Everything you need to know about 'Paradise Square' on Broadway
Spend a few hours in "a little bit of Eden" at Paradise Square, a new original musical on Broadway in the 2022 season. With a cast of 40 to perform rousing ensemble songs and vibrant dance numbers... Read more
KPOP
'KPOP' sets full Broadway cast
KPOP has announced its full Broadway cast, joining the previously announced K-pop star Luna in the leading role. The show will begin performances this fall, playing its first show October 13 at the... Read more
A Strange Loop
'A Strange Loop' to offer Broadway rush and lottery tickets
The Pulitzer-winning musical A Strange Loop will offer rush and lottery tickets throughout its Broadway run. The Broadway debut of Michael R. Jackson's show begins April 6 ahead of an April 26... Read more
Katie Webber
Katie Webber to play Rhonda in 'Tina: The Tina Turner Musical'
She's simply the best! Katie Webber will assume the role of Rhonda in Tina: The Tina Turner Musical. Webber is an original cast member of the show, performing in the ensemble and acting as the... Read more
Aladdin on Broadway
The best Broadway musicals and New York shows for date night
Dinner and a movie is the go-to formula for a romantic night out, but why not elevate the special occasion with dinner and a Broadway show? Take your date to the heart of New York City. You can take... Read more