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  • Photo credit; Christopher Fitzgerald and Drew Gehling (Photos by Joan Marcus and Marc J. Franklin)

    Joe's Diner is opening up again next month, and an all-star cast will be appearing alongside Sara Bareilles in Waitress on Broadway. Waitress is at the Barrymore Theatre from September 2 - Jan. 9, 2022.Christopher Fitzgerald will reprise his Tony-nominated role as Ogie in Waitress, joined by Drew Gehling who will reprise the role of Dr. Pomatter, Eric Anderson as Cal and Dakin Matthews as Joe. All four actors originated their respective roles on Broadway.Joe Tippett will play the role of Earl....

  • Photo credit: Times Square (Photo by Jason Thibault on Flickr)

    While Broadway theatres may be gearing up for reopening shows at full capacity in the coming weeks, going to the theatre won’t be back to normal just yet. In order for the safety of all parties in the theatre, protocols have been put in place to hopefully slow the spread of Covid-19 on Broadway and across New York. Previously, proof of vaccination and mandatory mask-wearing at all Broadway theatres was required through April 30. Now, vaccination proof is no longer required, and mask-wearing is...

  • Photo credit: Natalie Mendoza (Photo by Matthew Murphy)

    The full reopening cast for Moulin Rouge! The Musical on Broadway has been confirmed, ahead of performances beginning next month. Moulin Rouge! The Musical is at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre from September 24, with most of the Broadway cast returning to the show from March 2020.Natalie Mendoza will take over the role of Satine in Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Satine was previously played by Karen Olivo, who is nominated for a Tony Award for her performance. Mendoza's theatre credits include Arachne in...

  • Photo credit: Take Me Out cast (Photo courtesy of Polk and Co)

    Initial casting for the Broadway revival of Richard Greenberg's Take Me Out has been confirmed, with the majority of the company returning from their previously scheduled spring 2020 engagement. Take Me Out begins previews at the Hayes Theater from Mar. 9, 2022, with an official opening on Apr. 4, 2022.Jesse Williams will make his Broadway debut in Take Me Out, playing the role of Darren Lemming. Williams is best known for playing Dr. Jackson Avery in Grey's Anatomy, and has also produced the...

  • Photo credit: Broadway 

    UPDATE: On October 1, the Broadway League announced that vaccination and mask requirements to attend Broadway shows will be extended through December 31, 2021. Policies for 2022 will be reviewed on December 1.Ahead of the full reopening of Broadway theatres in the coming weeks, the Broadway League and Actors' Equity have set a series of safety protocols in place. As part of Broadway shows reopening, all cast, crew, theatre staff and audience members must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 for...

  • Photo credit: For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf At the Public Theater in 2019 (Photos by Joan Marcus)

    It's been over 40 years since Ntozake Shange's for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf made its Broadway premiere at the Booth Theatre. But, could the show be heading to Broadway once more? Following the 2019 production at the Public Theater, for colored girls... is eying up a Broadway transfer, with dates to be confirmed.for colored girls... is a seminal choreopoem that combines spoken word with movement to share the tales of seven unnamed women of color....

  • Photo credit: Hamilton (Photo by Joan Marcus)

    The full new cast for Hamilton on Broadway has been confirmed, ahead of a fall reopening. Hamilton resumes performances at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on September 14, with a current booking period through to Jun. 5, 2022.Miguel Cervantes will reprise the role of Alexander Hamilton, continuing his run that was suspended in March 2020. He's joined by Jin Ha as Aaron Burr, Tamar Greene as George Washington, James Monroe Iglehart as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, Fergie L. Philippe as...

  • Photo credit: Graciela Daniele (Photo by Jenny Anderson)

    Following yesterday's news that Julie Halston will receive an honorary Tony Award, Graciela Daniele will also be celebrated at this year's Tony Award ceremony. Daniele is the recipient of the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, and the award celebrates a theatre career spanning over 50 years. The 2020 Tony Awards will take place on 26 September.The Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre honors those that have dedicated their lives to theatre, be it on...

  • Photo credit: Six (Photo by Joan Marcus)

    The full cast for Six on Broadway has been confirmed, ahead of Six performances resuming in September. Six will reopen at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre from September 17. The original Six Broadway cast will return to the production, continuing in the show after performances were suspended in March 2020. The Six cast stars Adrianna Hicks as Catherine of Aragon, Andrea Macasaet as Anne Boleyn, Abby Mueller as Jane Seymour, Brittney Mack as Anna of Cleves, Samantha Pauly as Katherihe Howard and Anna...

  • Photo credit: Julie Halston (Photo courtesy of Julie Halston)

    Ahead of the 2020 Tony Awards, it has been announced that Julie Halston will be awarded the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award. Halston will receive the award for her continued work and advocacy for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. The 2020 Tony Awards will take place on 26 September — find out more about the 2020 Tony Awards here.The Isabelle Stevenson Award is presented to a member in the Broadway theatre community that has contributed to a charitable organization. Julie Halston has raised...

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