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  • Photo credit: Dear Evan Hansen (Photo courtesy of production)

    We're waving (goodbye) through a window. After nearly six years on Broadway, Dear Evan Hansen has announced its closing. The Tony Award-winning musical will play its final performance at the Music Box Theatre on September 18.Dear Evan Hansen features a book by Steven Levenson and music and lyrics by Tony, Oscar, and Grammy-winning duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. The poignant show centers on a teenage boy with social anxiety who ends up starting a social movement for inclusion at his high school...

  • Moulin Rouge! The Musical

    You can-can-can get more tickets to Moulin Rouge! The Musical! The Broadway show, playing at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, has extended ticket availability through February 26, 2023.Based on the Baz Luhrmann film of the same name, Moulin Rouge! The Musical follows the forbidden romance between the songwriter Christian and the courtesan Satine, who has already been promised to a rich Duke to keep the Moulin Rouge nightclub from financial ruin. The show features dozens of modern pop hits in addition...

  • The newest play by acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard, Leopoldstadt, will premiere on Broadway in the fall after a successful premiere run in London. Performances begin at the Longacre Theatre on September 14 ahead of an October 2 opening night.Leopoldstadt is named for the Jewish quarter of Vienna, Austria, where the play's central family lives. Drawing on Stoppard's own family history, Leopoldstadt follows multiple generations of characters from 1899 to 1955 as they endure both love and...

  • There are lots of different ways to get around New York City. Between subways, buses, and taxis, there are plenty of public transportation options if you don't have a car. But if you're taking a trip into the city to see a Broadway show, it's easy to get overwhelmed by all the transportation lines and options available. And if you are traveling by car, there's an equally large number of parking lots and garages available.Luckily, most Broadway theatres are located within the same 10 blocks [ADD...

  • Almost Famous

    UPDATE: Almost Famous will play the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre and has announced new performance dates. Performances will now begin October 3 ahead of a November 3 opening night.It's all happening! The musical adaptation of Almost Famous is coming to Broadway, and its run dates have been set. Performances will begin September 13 ahead of an October 11 opening night at a venue to be announced.The cast has also been named, with Casey Likes leading as William Miller alongside Chris Wood as Russell...

  • Second Stage Theater has added two new productions to its 2022-23 season. In fall 2022, Tony nominee Bess Wohl's play Camp Siegfried will make its New York premiere off Broadway, and in spring 2023, Larissa FastHorse's The Thanksgiving Play will make its Broadway debut.The Thanksgiving Play will be staged at the Hayes Theater and make FastHorse the first female Native American playwright to ever have a show on Broadway. Her satirical comedy follows a theatre troupe who plans to put on a...

  • Jenn Colella

    There's nothing in between her and the sky! Jenn Colella, an original cast member of Come From Away on Broadway, will return to the production this summer. Fresh off a star turn in the Off-Broadway musical Suffs, Colella will play a limited engagement as Captain Beverley Bass/Annette and others from June 21 to August 7.Colella received a 2017 Tony nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical and a Drama Desk Award win for playing Bass when the show opened that year. Colella left Come From...

  • There are TED Talks out there on all kinds of subjects. You've probably watched at least one on YouTube or perhaps live, learning more about innovations in all types of fields. But did you know that there are TED Talks about theatre, too? They've actually been around for the past 10 years as part of TEDxBroadway, an annual event featuring speakers from all across the theatre industry.The 2022 TEDxBroadway event was presented in person and streamed live, so all types of people — from New York...

  • Into the Woods

    UPDATE: Additional casting for Into the Woods on Broadway has been announced. New cast members include Nancy Opel as Cinderella's Stepmother, Aymee Garcia as Jack's Mother, Alysia Velez as Rapunzel, and Delphi Borich, Felicia Curry, Alexander Joseph Grayson, Paul Kreppel, Diane Phelan, and Lucia Spina as understudies.No one leaves for good! The star-studded New York City Center production of Into the Woods, which initially had a limited run earlier this spring, is set to transfer to Broadway...

  • Gaten Matarazzo

    Could this be a never-ending story? Gaten Matarazzo, known for starring in Netflix's Stranger Things, will return to Broadway this summer. He will join the cast of Dear Evan Hansen in his first Broadway role since 2014.Matarazzo will play Jared Kleinman beginning July 19, replacing current cast member Jared Goldsmith. Matarazzo made his Broadway debut in 2011 in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (alongside current Dear Evan Hansen cast member Jessica Phillips), and later performed in Godspell in...

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