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  • Ariana DeBose

    Anita got her kicks tonight! Tony-nominated Broadway actress Ariana DeBose won the 2022 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for playing Anita in Steven Spielberg's West Side Story. She follows in the footsteps of stage and screen icon Rita Moreno, who won an Oscar for playing the same role in the original 1961 film and became the first Latin Americna woman to do so.DeBose's nomination was one of seven for West Side Story, including Best Picture; hers was the film's only win. DeBose...

  • Macbeth

    Something "tickets" this way comes! The latest revival of Macbeth, starring Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga, will offer in-person rush tickets for its Broadway run. Performances begin March 29 ahead of an April 28 opening, and the limited engagement runs through July 10 at the Longacre Theatre.Rush tickets are $45 and will be available at the Longacre box office the day of each show. The box office opens at 10 a.m. each day except Sunday, when it opens at noon. Each person can request up to two rush...

  • Aaron Sorkin

    Follow me — to Lincoln Center Theater for a revival of Camelot! Lincoln Center Theater will present Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved 1960 musical, "reimagined for the 21st century." Academy Award-winning screenwriter and playwright Aaron Sorkin will write a new book based on Lerner's original.Performances will take place at the Vivian Beaumont Theater starting November 3, with opening night set for December 8. Bartlett Sher, who directed Sorkin's acclaimed To Kill a Mockingbird...

  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

    Accio casting! Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has announced new Broadway casting for the roles of Harry Potter and Ginny Weasley. Steve Haggard and Angela Reed will play the parts, respectively, at the Lyric Theatre.Haggard made his Broadway debut in 2019 as part of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's year two company. Reed was an original Broadway cast member of Cursed Child and originated the role of Ginny in the play's San Francisco production. Haggard is currently in his role, while Reed...

  • The Little Prince

    You don't have to travel the galaxy for Broadway tickets. The Little Prince, the stage adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's novella, will offer rush tickets for its run at the Broadway Theatre. Performances begin March 29 ahead of an April 11 opening, and the limited run ends August 14.A limited number of $35 rush tickets will be available at the box office each day for that afternoon or evening's performance. Tickets can be purchased on a first-come, first-served basis beginning when the...

  • Funny Girl

    Hello, gorgeous! The first revival of Funny Girl has begun Broadway performances, and the show will host a digital lottery for $47.50 tickets throughout its run. Funny Girl played its first performance at the August Wilson Theatre March 26 and opens April 24.The Funny Girl lottery will open at 10 a.m. each Monday for that week's performances. Entries close at 10:30 a.m. the day before each performance. Entrants can request up to two tickets. Winners will be emailed at approximately 11 a.m. when...

  • Billy Crystal

    Get your tickets for Saturday night — or any other night! Mr. Saturday Night, the new musical comedy starring Billy Crystal, will host a digital lottery for its Broadway run. Performances begin at the Nederlander Theatre on March 29 ahead of an April 27 opening night.A limited number of $45 lottery tickets will be available for each performance. The digital lottery will be open for entries from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the day before each performance. Winners will be notified by email shortly after 4...

  • Girl From the North Country

    Girl From the North Country ain't going nowhere. After going on hiatus from January 23, the musical will reopen April 29 for a limited Broadway engagement at the Belasco Theatre. The show will play 50 performances, closing June 11.The pre-hiatus cast members returning include Todd Almond, Colin Bates, Jeannette Bayardelle, Matthew Frederick Harris, Caitlin Houlahan, Robert Joy, Luba Mason, Matt McGrath, Tom Nelis, Jay O. Sanders, John Schiappa, Austin Scott, Kimber Elayne Sprawl and Mare...

  • Moulin Rouge! The Musical

    UPDATE: New casting has been announced to replace Tveit, Mendoza, Mutu, and Rojas. New cast members include Tony nominee Derek Klena as Christian, Ashley Loren as Satine, Declan Bennett as the Duke, and Caleb Marshall-Villarreal as Santiago. They will assume their roles May 10.Four principal cast members of Moulin Rouge! The Musical are leaving the world of the bohemians. Aaron Tveit, Natalie Mendoza, Tam Mutu, and Ricky Rojas will all play their final performances in the Tony Award-winning...

  • How I Learned to Drive

    Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for How I Learned to Drive. Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play will offer rush tickets for its Broadway-premiere run. Performances run at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre from March 29 to May 29, and opening night is April 19.How I Learned to Drive rush tickets are $35 and are available on the TodayTix app. Rush tickets are same-day tickets for that afternoon's or evening's performance. Users can download the app and "unlock" rush tickets by sharing the...

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