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  • POTUS

    The Shubert house will transform into the White House this spring. A new play titled POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive is set to premiere at Broadway's Shubert Theatre this spring. Los Angeles-based playwright Selina Fillinger makes her Broadway debut with the show, which will play a limited engagement from April 14 to August 14. Opening night is May 9.Five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman will direct POTUS on Broadway. She is best known for her...

  • for colored girls

    for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf found its girls. The full cast has been named for the first Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange's choreopoem, which begins performances April 1 ahead of an April 20 opening night.The cast includes Amara Granderson as Lady in Orange, Tendayi Kuumba as Lady in Brown, Kenita R. Miller as Lady in Red, Okwui Okpokwasili as Lady in Green, Stacey Sargeant as Lady in Blue, Alexandria Wailes as Lady in Purple, and D. Woods as Lady in...

  • Joy Woods

    Don't lose your head — there's a new Queen on Broadway. Joy Woods will join the cast of Six the Musical on Broadway, a pop musical about the six wives of Henry VIII, as Catherine Parr from March 14. She replaces original Broadway cast member Anna Uzele, who plays her final performance on March 13.Woods most recently appeared as Chiffon in Little Shop of Horrors off Broadway, and she's appeared in the ensembles of the Encores! revival of Mack and Mabel at New York City Center and the virtual...

  • Plaza Suite

    Celebrity couple Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker might be one of the most bonafide "power couples" in the entertainment industry. They've been married for 25 years, and their starring roles in films, TV shows, and theatre have earned them a massive combined fanbase and worldwide name recognition. Now the pair are joining forces onstage for the first time in 27 years in the first Broadway revival of Neil Simon's Plaza Suite at the Hudson Theatre. The limited run of the play is...

  • Photo credit: Kimberly Akimbo cast (Photo by Ahron Foster)

    After an Off-Broadway engagement at Atlantic Theater Company, Kimberly Akimbo will transfer to Broadway in fall 2022. Kimberly Akimbo will begin previews at an unnamed theatre on October 12, ahead of an opening night on November 10.The Kimberly Akimbo musical is based on David Lindsay-Abaire's 2003 play of the same name. The musical follows the title character, Kimberly, a New Jersey teen who looks like a septuagenarian. Her aging disease means she has to deal with family secrets, borderline...

  • Wicked

    How did the Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz become so wicked? The Wicked musical answers that question. The musical, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman, takes place in the land of Oz before Dorothy's arrival. The show is about two young witches: Elphaba, whose skin is green, and Glinda, who is blonde and beautiful. They dislike each other at first but soon form an unlikely bond. The musical follows them from their girlhood friendship and explains...

  • Plaza Suite

    Make your reservations for Plaza Suite! The revival of Neil Simon's farce, starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, will host a digital lottery on TodayTix throughout its Broadway run. After being delayed for two years amid the pandemic, Plaza Suite begins performances at the Hudson Theatre on February 25 ahead of a March 28 opening.The TodayTix Plaza Suite lottery offers a limited number of $39 tickets for every performance. Entrants can download the TodayTix app in order to enter...

  • Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

    Join the disco inferno! Performances of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical are now scheduled through November 20, 2022, with tickets available now. Get Tina: The Tina Turner Musical tickets.Tina tells the story of how Tina Turner, born Anna Mae Bullock, went from a humble church singer in Nutbush, Tennessee to the star of the Ike & Tina Revue, and finally to a solo artist who trailblazed a legendary career after breaking free from her abusive husband.Tina: The Tina Turner Musical has been rollin'...

  • The Skin of Our Teeth

    Lincoln Center Theater has announced the full cast for its revival of The Skin of Our Teeth on Broadway. Performances of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1942 play begin on April 1 ahead of an April 25 opening.Tony nominee Priscilla Lopez, known for originating the role of Diane Morales in A Chorus Line, will play the role of the Fortune Teller, alongside James Vincent Meredith as Mr. Antrobus, Roslyn Ruff as Mrs. Antrobus, and Paige Gilbert as Gladys Antrobus, Julian Robertson as Henry...

  • Dear Evan Hansen

    Sincerely, Ben, Zachary, and Sam! Multiple new cast members have been named for Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway, including the next three stars in the titular role and the first Black actress to play the role of Zoe Murphy.After Jordan Fisher plays his final performance as Evan on February 20, current Evan alternate Zachary Noah Piser will share the role with multiple other understudies through March 20. Ben Levi Ross will then assume the role. Ross originated the role of Evan in the U.S. national...

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