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  • Ahead of tomorrow's Opening Night, official production photos have now been released for the Broadway premiere of Sea Wall / A Life, starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony Award nominee Tom Sturridge, which began previews at the Hudson Theatre on July 26, 2019, and is scheduled to run through September 29, 2019.Under the direction of Carrie Cracknell, Sea Wall / A Life is comprised of two one-man plays with Mr. Sturridge starring in Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens'...

  • Danny Burtsein in Moulin Rouge! The Musical

    Hey sista, go sista, soul sista, flow sista... the doors to the Moulin Rouge are finally open. Ever since Baz Luhrmann's iconic 2001 film graced the silver screen, Broadway fans have been begging and pleading for a stage adaptation and they need neither beg nor plead any longer. Moulin Rouge! The Musical has evolved from a Broadway fanatic's fantasy to a fantastical reality. Following the much publicised pre-Broadway try-out in Boston in the summer of 2018, re-opening the grand Emerson Colonial...

  • Brian Cox

    Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Robert Schenkkan's new play The Great Society, the second of his two dramas about the legacy of Lyndon B. Johnson, will open on Broadway for a limited 12-week engagement at the Vivian Beaumont Theater in September.Beginning previews on September 6, the play will be directed by Bill Rauch and star Emmy Award winner Brian Cox as Lyndon B. Johnson, Tony Award nominees Marc Kudisch and Richard Thomas as Richard J Daley and Hubert Humphrey, respectively, and...

  • Producers of the Broadway premiere of Moulin Rouge! The Musical have now released official Broadway production photos ahead of next week's official opening at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. The highly anticipated tuner began previews on June 28, 2019, and is scheduled to open on July 25.The new production photos show Moulin Rouge! cast members, including Aaron Tveit (as Christian), Tony Award winner Karen Olivo (as Satine), six-time Tony Award nominee Danny Burstein (as Harold Zidler), Tony Award...

  • Danny Burtsein in Moulin Rouge! The Musical

    "How wonderful life is... now you're in the world!" The much-anticipated Broadway premiere of Moulin Rouge! The Musical finally begins previews at the Al Hirschfield Theatre tonight, ahead of an official opening on July 25.Two-time Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers directs the stage musical, which celebrates Baz Luhrmann's beloved 2001 film and features a book by Tony Award winner John Logan, choreography by Sonya Taneh, and musical direction & arrangements by Justin Levine.Synopsis: "Set in...

  • Take a look at our video guide to the first production of the 2019-2020 Broadway season...<iframe allowfullscreen="true" allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="315" scrolling="no" src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FNewYorkTheatreGuide%2Fvideos%2F2440658459288010%2F&show_text=0&width=560" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" width="560"Back in June 1987 esteemed playwright Terrence McNally debuted his two-hander play Frankie and...

  • Eva Noblezada, Andre De Shields & Reeve Carney in Hadestown

    It's been a long and winding "Road to Hell" (or Broadway, in this case), but the wait was worth it. Anaïs Mitchell's celebrated folk opera Hadestown is the most acclaimed production of the 2018-2019 Broadway season, earning 14 Tony Award nominations.Born in Mitchell's home state of Vermont in 2006 as a "D.I.Y. theatre project", a concept album was born in 2010. Shortly after, Mitchell and Broadway director Rachel Chavkin co-developed the Hadestown musical. Following its Off-Broadway premiere at...

  • Calling all Losers, Geeks and Whatevers! There's a new Broadway production making waves, trending and exploding in hashtags at the Lyceum Theatre by the name of Be More Chill! Based on the popular 2004 novel by Ned Vizzini, this musical adaptation, which features an original score by Joe Iconis and a book by Joe Tracz, made it all the way to the Great White Way thanks to a young, dedicated fan base who poured out their love on social media for the cast recording following the show's world...

  • One of only two musical revivals on the Great White Way this 2018-2019 season, Roundabout Theatre Company presents the 1948 classic Kiss Me, Kate at the iconic Studio 54. Boasting that luscious score from the legendary Cole Porter with standards such as "So in Love," "Always True to You in My Fashion," and "Another Op'nin', Another Show," Kiss Me, Kate was the first-ever winner of the Tony Award for "Best Musical" in 1949 and now, 70 years later, it continues to shine bright as one of the...

  • On the same day as the production secures its 2019 Tony Award nomination for "Best Revival of a Play," we bring you our New York Theatre Guide to Arthur Miller's All My Sons. Largely credited as the play that launched Miller as the moral voice of the American Theater back in 1947, this star-studded, Roundabout Theatre Company revival began performances at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre on April 4, 2019, officially opening on April 22 and playing a limited engagement through June 23, 2019....

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