Broadway News & Features - July 2022

Kinky Boots
Top theatre to see in New York in August
August is the prime time to soak up some last sun rays on the beach or get away with your family before school starts back up again. But it's also a great time to go to the theatre! Since the... Read more
Photo credit: Gary Cooper in High Noon
‘High Noon’ to open on Broadway in 2023
The world premiere of High Noon will open on Broadway in 2023. The stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning 1952 film marks the first Western play to premiere on Broadway this century. High Noon... Read more
Sara Bareilles, Brian d'Arcy James in Into the Woods
‘Into the Woods,’ starring Sara Bareilles, extends Broadway run
UPDATE: Bareilles and the entire current cast of Into the Woods will perform through September 4. Casting for the remainder of the extension has yet to be announced. We’re getting a few more moments... Read more
Photo credit: The Piano Lesson (Photo courtesy of production)
‘The Piano Lesson’ starring Samuel L. Jackson sets new Broadway theatre
The Fall 2022 Broadway revival of August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson will no longer run at the St. James Theatre. The Piano Lesson will now play a 17-week engagement at the Barrymore Theatre, with... Read more
Photo credit: Gregg Mozgala and Katy Sullivan in Cost of Living (Photo by Joan Marcus)
‘Cost of Living’ sets Fall 2022 Broadway dates and full casting
Find out who will star in the Broadway premiere of Martyna Majok’s Cost of Living at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Cost of Living begins previews on September 13, ahead of an opening night on... Read more
'Six' sets new Broadway casting
They're one of a kind, no category! New cast members are set to join Six on Broadway beginning August 7. The show plays the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Keri René Fuller rejoins the cast as Jane Seymour... Read more
'Sing Street' musical sets cast for pre-Broadway run
Get ready to hear them sing! The Broadway-bound musical Sing Street has set its cast for its run at Boston's Huntington Theatre, from August 26 to October 2. The show plans to transfer to Broadway... Read more
& Juliet
Everything you need to know about '& Juliet' on Broadway
It's gonna be you that lives out your teenage dreams at & Juliet, the new hit musical that's ready to blow the roof off the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. This fresh, fun coming-of-age tale gives a... Read more
'Mr. Saturday Night' to close on Broadway in September
Live from New York, it's Mr. Saturday Night — but only for seven more weeks. The Billy Crystal-led musical will play its final Broadway performance on September 4. Mr. Saturday Night is based on... Read more
Erich Bergen to join 'Chicago' Broadway cast as Billy Flynn
Erich Bergen is giving the old razzle dazzle! The stage and screen star will step into the role of Billy Flynn in Chicago on Broadway from August 1 to September 11. He replaces Ryan Silverman, who... Read more
'MJ The Musical' tickets available through April 2023
MJ The Musical isn't beating it anytime soon! The Broadway show about the life of Michael Jackson has extended its ticket availability through April 9, 2023. Get MJ The Musical tickets now. MJ The... Read more
Top theatre to see on Broadway this fall
The summer may still be in full swing, but if you're taking a trip to NYC this fall, you're probably planning already, and seeing a Broadway show is a must. You can plan now for a trip to the theatre... Read more
A Strange Loop
'A Strange Loop' tickets on sale through January 2023
The Tony- and Pulitzer-winning musical A Strange Loop has opened a new booking window, with tickets now available through January 15, 2023. Get A Strange Loop tickets now. Michael R. Jackson's... Read more
Death of a Salesman
'Death of a Salesman' sets additional Broadway casting
Additional casting has been set for the latest Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman starring Tony Award winner Wendell Pierce and Tony nominee Sharon D Clarke. The show runs at the... Read more
Photo credit: Lea Michele (Photo courtesy of production)
Lea Michele to play Fanny Brice in 'Funny Girl'
She's the new greatest star! Glee star Lea Michele will lead the cast of Funny Girl on Broadway beginning September 6. She will take over the role from Beanie Feldstein. Michele is best known for... Read more
Photo credit: Paradise Square (Photo by Kevin Berne)
‘Paradise Square’ to close on Broadway
Paradise Square will play its final Broadway performance at the Barrymore Theatre on July 17. At the time of closing, the production will have played 23 previews and 108 performances. Get Paradise... Read more
Photo credit: Ain’t No Mo’ at the Public Theater (Photo by Joan Marcus)
‘Ain’t No Mo’ to open on Broadway
Jordan E. Cooper will star in his own play, Ain’t No Mo’, on Broadway this fall. Ain’t No Mo’ begins previews at the Belasco Theatre on November 3, ahead of an official opening on December 1. Ain't... Read more
Photo credit: Beanie Feldstein in Funny Girl (Photo courtesy of production)
Beanie Feldstein to depart ‘Funny Girl’ in July
Beanie Feldstein will be the greatest star in Funny Girl on Broadway for three more weeks. Feldstein will depart from Funny Girl on July 31, moving up the previously scheduled departure date of... Read more
& Juliet
‘& Juliet’ to open on Broadway in October
A Broadway premiere by any other name would sound as sweet! The hit musical & Juliet has announced a Broadway transfer following its acclaimed premiere in London’s West End and North American... Read more
The Collaboration
Paul Bettany and Jeremy Pope to star in 'The Collaboration' on Broadway
This winter, Manhattan Theatre Club will present The Collaboration, a new play by four-time Oscar nominee Anthony McCarten, on Broadway, starring Tony Award nominee Jeremy Pope and Emmy nominee Paul... Read more
Aladdin
Family-friendly shows to take your kids to this summer
Summer’s here, which means school is out and it’s time for a family vacation. And what better thing to do with the family than see a show together? It’s never too early to give your kids a love and... Read more
Company
How Stephen Sondheim shaped the 'Company' Broadway revival
Whether you've seen multiple Company productions or none at all since its premiere in 1970, you'll get a fresh, new story out of the latest Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's... Read more
Death of a Salesman
Top 10 reasons to see 'Death of a Salesman' on Broadway
Death of a Salesman is coming back to life. Arthur Miller's Pulitzer-winning and most celebrated play returns to Broadway this fall for the sixth time. Its number of revivals is a testament to the... Read more
Into the Woods
Learn fun facts about 'Into the Woods' on Broadway
Once upon a time, a composer and a playwright teamed up to create a musical about Grimm fairy tale characters. That musical, Into the Woods, won three Tony Awards in 1993 and inspired an entire... Read more
Death of a Salesman
The history of 'Death of a Salesman' on Broadway
Arthur Miller's 1949 masterwork Death of a Salesman may not be one of the most revived plays on Broadway compared to even older works, like those of Shakespeare. But with six Broadway productions as... Read more