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  • If it can make it here, it can make it anywhere! A new musical titled New York, New York, loosely based on the 1977 Martin Scorsese film, is set to open on Broadway in the spring. Performances will begin in March ahead of an opening night in April, with exact dates, a theatre, and casting to be announced.John Kander and Fred Ebb, the duo behind the musicals Chicago and Cabaret, wrote four songs for the original movie, including "Theme from New York, New York," made most famous by Frank Sinatra....

  • Meet the K-ast! The Broadway musical KPOP has set its full cast, joining the previously announced Luna, of the K-pop group f(x), in the lead role of MwE.Besides Luna, three other previously announced members of the KPOP cast are K-pop stars: BoHyung, formerly of the group SPICA and half of the duo KEEMBO; Min, formerly of the group Miss A; and Kevin Woo, formerly of the group U-KISS. All three are also solo K-pop artists.The rest of the previously announced cast includes Julia Abueva, Major...

  • Broadway is best known for its musicals. From The Lion King to Chicago to The Phantom of the Opera, Broadway musicals make up some of the longest-running shows in New York history and attract audiences from all over the world. But every long-running, world-famous, award-winning musical once began as a fresh new musical on Broadway for the first time. New Broadway musicals are just as important to the theatre landscape — they showcase talented new writers, tell new stories, and soon become the...

  • How do you prefer your musicals? Light and funny? Deep and dark? Kooky and weird? This fall on Broadway and off Broadway, there's a new musical for everyone. From historical dramas to teenage coming-of-age tales to musical adaptations of classic and cult classic films, you're guaranteed to find a musical you love in New York.New Broadway musicals are some of the most exciting parts of the New York theatre season, because they're the competitors for some of the top Tony Awards at the ceremony...

  • Broadway closings aren't the most exciting part of New York theatre — no one likes to see a show they love go away. But it's good to stay updated on Broadway shows closing so you don't miss a musical or play on your must-see list. To make that easier, we've listed all the Broadway shows playing now and when their closing dates are, whether this year or next year. This article also includes a list of all the shows with no closing date set yet, so you know which ones you still have plenty of time...

  • The team is reuniting for another season! Take Me Out, which won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play in 2022, will return to Broadway for a limited engagement with two of its original stars. The show begins performances at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on October 27.Grey's Anatomy star Jesse Williams will reprise his Broadway-debut role, which earned him a Tony nomination. He plays Darren Lemming, a Major League Baseball player on the fictional New York Empires, who makes waves in the...

  • 1776

    Summer is now winding to a close, and it's almost time for kids to go back to school. But just because school is starting up again doesn't mean you can't still take them to the theatre. This fall, there are plenty of shows that aren't just entertaining, but educational. They will teach you and your youngsters a thing or two about real-life historical figures, and with electrifying performances and catchy songs, students won't feel like they're sitting through yet another long lecture.From...

  • Get seats fit for a sparkling diamond! Beginning today, Moulin Rouge! The Musical on Broadway will offer "Satine Seats," which are same-day seats that can be purchased on TodayTix.Through this program, a limited number of $55 tickets will be available each day for that afternoon and/or evening's performance. Before their desired performance, users can download the TodayTix app and "unlock" Satine Seats by sharing the program on social media. They can set an alert to be notified when Satine Seats...

  • Photo credit: Gavin Creel and Joshua Henry in Into the Woods (Photo courtesy of production)

    Find out who will join Into the Woods on Broadway from September. Into the Woods recently extended on Broadway and is at the St. James Theatre through October 16.Real-life spouses Sebastian Arcelus and Tony Award winner Stephanie J. Block will take over the roles of the Baker and the Baker's Wife, respectively. Krysta Rodriguez takes over as Cinderella, with Katy Geraghty as Little Red Ridinghood, and Jim Stanek as the Steward.Montego Glover will share the role of The Witch alongside current...

  • Rush-er, Rush-er! A Strange Loop will offer a digital rush for all future Broadway performances. The Tony Award-winning Best Musical plays the Lyceum Theatre.A limited number of $55 tickets will be made available on the show's website each morning from 11 a.m. until 30 minutes before that day's performance. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis throughout the day, and each person can purchase up to two tickets.A Strange Loop, created by Michael R. Jackson, tells his...

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