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  • Beetlejuice

    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 the 1988 Tim Burton cult classic movie. The show opened in April 2019 at the Winter Garden Theatre but, just under a year later, the pandemic shuttered it prematurely. But someone must have said Beetlejuice's name three times, because his musical has been resurrected, and the "ghost with the most" is...

  • Beetlejuice... Beetlejuice... Beetlejuice photos! Producers of the Broadway premiere of the new musical comedy Beetlejuice, based on the hugely popular 1988 Tim Burton film, have now released official Broadway production photos, featuring the cast headlined by Tony Award nominee Alex Brightman (as Beetlejuice) and two-time Lucille Lortel Award nominee Sophia Anne Caruso (as Lydia).The rest of the principal cast includes Tony Award nominee Kerry Butler (as Barbara), Tony Award nominee Rob McClure...

  • Producers of the Broadway premiere of singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell's celebrated folk opera Hadestown have now released official Broadway production photos, featuring cast members Reeve Carney (as Orpheus), 2-time Tony Award nominee André De Shields (as Hermes), Amber Gray (as Persephone), Tony Award nominee Eva Noblezada (as Eurydice), and Patrick Page (as Hades), alongside Jewelle Blackman, Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer, and Kay Trinidad (as The Fates), whilst the chorus of Workers...

  • Hannah Corneau

    She IS that girl! Hannah Corneau is set to make her Broadway debut on May 14, 2019, when she assumes the leading role of Elphaba in the long-running hit musical Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre. Current star Jessica Vosk will play her final performance in the role on May 12.Hannah Corneau has previously starred as Yitzhak on the National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch and her other regional and off-Broadway credits include Daddy Long Legs, Renascence, Evita, Fiddler on the Roof, Harmony, Les...

  • Jonno Roberts, Bubba Weiler, Nicholas Podany, James Snyder, Diane Davis, Nadia Brown, Jenny Jules & Matt Mueller

    Get ready to be stupefied! The "Year 2" cast of the Tony Award-winning "Best Play" Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two begins performances at the Lyric Theatre tonight, as scheduled.The new principal cast members (pictured above) include James Snyder (as Harry Potter), Jenny Jules (as Hermione Granger), Matt Mueller (as Ron Weasley), Diane Davis (as Ginny Potter), Nicholas Podany (as Albus Potter), Jonno Roberts (as Draco Malfoy), Bubba Weiler (as Scorpius Malfoy), and Nadia...

  • Joe Carroll, Ryann Redmond & Noah J. Ricketts

    Do You Want to Build a Snow(wo)man? Disney Theatrical has announced upcoming cast changes for the Broadway premiere production of Frozen and is set to make history with a gender-swap casting for the role of the beloved snowman Olaf. From February 19, 2019, Ryann Redmond will become the first woman to ever play Olaf. Joining her will be new addition to the cast Joe Carroll, assuming the role of Hans, whilst company member Noah J. Ricketts will take over the role of Kristoff. Original company...

  • Fox Stage Productions and producer Kevin McCollum have now revealed the lead creatives for the Broadway-bound musical Mrs. Doubtfire, based on the much loved Golden Globe-winning film of the same name. John O'Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick have been enlisted to write the book for the musical, whilst Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick will provide the score. The trio all earned Tony Award nominations in 2015 for their Broadway debuts as the writing team behind Something Rotten! In addition, four-time...

  • Kerry Butler & Rob McClure

    Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Langley Park Productions have now announced complete casting for the upcoming world premiere of Broadway-bound musical Beetlejuice, which will be staged at the National Theatre in Washington D.C. from October 14 through to November 18, 2018, with an official opening set for November 4.Joining previously announced Tony Award nominee Alex Brightman (as Beetlejuice) and two-time Lucille Lortel Award nominee Sophia Anne Caruso (as Lydia) will be Tony Award nominee...

  • Jessica Vosk as Elphaba

    Broadway's hit musical Wicked is set to welcome Jessica Vosk to the cast at the Gershwin Theatre, as she assumes the leading role of Elphaba from July 16, 2018. Ms. Vosk previously played the role on the National Tour of Wicked from September 2016 through to September 2017 and has also appeared on Broadway in Fiddler on the Roof, Finding Neverland and The Bridges of Madison County. Current cast member Jackie Burns is scheduled to play her final performance as Elphaba on July 14.The current...

  • Major Attaway as Genie, Caissie Levy as Elsa & Jelani Remy as Simba

    As the snow storm lifts in New York City and the icy temperatures (rather fittingly) welcome the official Broadway opening of Disney's Frozen at the St. James Theatre tonight, we thought we would take a look back at the epic journey of Disney Theatrical and the company's evolution in establishing itself as a critically-acclaimed Broadway powerhouse.Terrence Mann & Susan Egan in Beauty and the Beast (Photo by Joan Marcus)"Be Our Guest" may have been the name of the grandest, show-stopping...

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