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  • This news is so good, so good, so good! A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical has released a new block of tickets for performances through January 7, 2024. Get A Beautiful Noise tickets on New York Theatre Guide. Beginning September 7, A Beautiful Noise will also replace its Wednesday matinee performance with a Thursday matinee, still at 2 p.m. Learn about what days and times all Broadway shows have matinees. A Beautiful Noise follows an older Diamond (Mark Jacoby) as he looks back on his...

  • How wonderful! Three new cast members have been announced to join Wicked on Broadway on March 7. Tony Award nominee John Dossett joins as The Wizard, with Girl from the North Country's Kimber Elayne Sprawl as Nessarose and William Youmans as Dr. Dillamond, the role he originated when Wicked premiered in 2003. They will respectively replace Cleavant Derricks, Mikayla Renfrow, and Clifton Davis, all of whom play their final performances on March 5. As previously announced, Alyssa Fox and McKenzie...

  • How wonderful life is when Moulin Rouge! The Musical is in the world. This showstopping Broadway production, based on Baz Luhrmann's beloved 2001 film, has been kicking it at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre since 2019, and the show has picked up 10 Tony Awards to boot. Fans will recognize not only their favorite characters and movie moments, but their favorite songs, too, and then some. The Moulin Rouge! movie used existing pop hits like "Your Song," "Roxanne," and "Material Girl," and the musical...

  • There's a new addition to the family. Screen actor Joshua Malina is set to join the Broadway cast of Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt, beginning March 14 at the Longacre Theatre. Malina will assume the role of Hermann from David Krumholtz, who has played the role since the show's Broadway premiere in September. Leopoldstadt will mark Malina's second Broadway appearance, following his debut in the ensemble of A Few Good Men in 1989. Malina would go on to play Tom in A Few Good Men's 1992 film...

  • With Valentine's Day in the middle of the month, love is in the air in February. What better time to fall in love with some new theatre? Off-Broadway and Broadway tickets are plentiful this time of year, so you can get great seats for you and all your loved ones to see Broadway musicals, Off-Broadway plays, and more in February. With lots of new shows starting performances this month as the spring theatre season kicks into high gear, there's so much to discover all over the city this month. Here...

  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will bring back its annual House Pride Week on Broadway this month, with performances dedicated to fans in each Hogwarts house. In the Harry Potter universe, the four houses are living and learning cohorts that students are sorted into upon arrival at the Wizarding school. During House Pride Week, Ravenclaws will be celebrated at the performance on February 28, Gryffindors on March 1, Hufflepuffs on March 2, and Slytherins on March 3. Fans are encouraged to...

  • He's victorious! Tony Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr. will return to Broadway to star in Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch, a revival of Ossie Davis's play. The role marks Odom's first return to Broadway since originating the role of Aaron Burr in Hamilton, which won him his Tony Award and, alongside his cast, a Grammy Award. He is also known for starring on screen in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, One Night in Miami..., and Smash. Kenny Leon will direct Odom...

  • Start spreading the news! The Broadway premiere of New York, New York has set its full cast, joining the previously announced Colton Ryan as Jimmy Doyle and Anna Uzele as Francine Evans. New principal cast members include Clyde Alves as Tommy Caggiano, John Clay III as Jesse Webb, Janet Dacal as Sofia Diaz, Ben Davis as Gordon Kendrick, Oliver Prose as Alex Mann, Angel Sigala as Mateo Diaz, and Tony Award nominee Emily Skinner as Madame Veltri. The ensemble includes Wendi Bergamini, Allison...

  • Chicago

    Chicago the musical doesn’t razzle-dazzle audiences with falling chandeliers, flying helicopters, or spinning turntables. The show does so with its score. In the current Broadway production, which has run since 1996, the orchestra literally takes center stage. That’s because the show’s hot, jazzy music is the real star. The secret to this musical’s record-breaking success — with over 10,000 performances, Chicago is the longest running American show on Broadway (and second longest running...

  • Perk up your ears! The new musical Shucked has completed its cast, with Tony Award nominee Grey Henson joining the production. The show begins performances at the Nederlander Theatre on March 8 ahead of an April 4 opening. Henson is best known for his Tony-nominated performance as Damian Hubbard in the Mean Girls Broadway musical. In Shucked, he takes over the role of Storyteller #2 from Taylor Trensch, who appeared in the musical's world-premiere production in Salt Lake City, Utah and will now...

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