The oldest and first dedicated online New York Theater Guide Read news on over 150 Broadway and Off-Broadway shows

NYTG Logo

Broadway News & Features

Find out the latest Broadway news on New York Theatre Guide. Read all about Broadway shows, cast updates, new Broadway seasons, extra performances, and show closures.

Subscribe to our New York Theatre Guide newsletter to stay up to date on Broadway news.

  • Photo credit: LaChanze (Photo courtesy of Polk & Co)

    LaChanze will lead the company of the Broadway premiere of Trouble in Mind. Trouble in Mind is at the American Airlines Theatre from October 29 - Jan. 9, 2022. Find out more about Trouble in Mind tickets here.LaChanze is a Tony Award-winning actress, best known for playing Celie in the original Broadway production of The Color Purple. She's also starred in Once on This Island, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical and the Ghost of Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol at the Lyceum Theatre. Further...

  • Photo credit: Sara Bareilles (Photo by Josh Lehrer)

    A Broadway revival of Waitress will open at the Barrymore Theatre, with composer Sara Bareilles reprising the role of Jenna. Waitress will begin performances at the Barrymore Theatre on September 2 with a limited engagement to Jan. 9, 2021. Find out more about Waitress tickets on Broadway here.Sara Bareilles will play the role of Jenna from September 2 - October 17. Further casting for the revival, as well as Jenna from October 18 is to be announced.Waitress follows Jenna, a small-town waitress...

  • Photo credit: Katrina Lenk (Photo by Brinkhoff-Moegenburg)

    The Broadway revival of Company will now reopen at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre earlier than first announced. Performances will now resume from November 15, ahead of an opening night on December 9. Company tickets are on sale now.Director Marianne Elliott said of Company's earlier reopening: "We always wanted to bring Company back as soon as possible and when the opportunity was presented to start performances a month earlier, we knew we had to jump on it. This production has always been about...

  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

    The Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will continue to make magic in New York this fall. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will resume performances at the Lyric Theatre from November 12, and will now be presented in one part, rather than two. "Given the challenges of remounting and running a two-part show in the U.S. on the scale of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and the commercial challenges faced by the theatre and tourism industries emerging from the global...

  • Photo credit: Myles Frost (Photo by Regina Mogilevskaya)

    We're looking at a new man in the mirror! Myles Frost will now play the role of Michael Jackson in the world premiere of MJ The Musical at the Neil Simon Theatre. Ephraim Sykes will no longer star in the production due to scheduling conflicts.MJ The Musical will begin previews at the Neil Simon Theatre on December 6, ahead of an opening night on Feb. 1, 2022.In a statement, Ephraim Sykes said: "It's with a heavy heart that I depart MJ. This year has brought a lot of change and opportunity, and...

  • Photo credit: Plaza Suite (Photo by Joan Marcus)

    The Broadway revival of <a href="https://www.newyorktheatreguide.com/show/plaza-suite?utmsource=nytg&utmmedium=ticket-module&utmcampaign=plaza-suite"Plaza Suite, starring real-life couple Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick will open in spring 2022. <a href="https://www.newyorktheatreguide.com/show/plaza-suite?utmsource=nytg&utmmedium=ticket-module&utmcampaign=plaza-suite"Plaza Suite begins previews at the Hudson Theatre from Feb. 25, 2022, ahead of an opening night on...

  • Photo credit: Stomp (Photo by Steve McNicholas)

    Beat the summer heat inside a theatre this July! If you need a break from beaches and barbecues, the theatre is the place to be. The venues are air-conditioned, but the shows there are hot, buzzy productions both on and off Broadway. In a rare ocurrence for midsummer, there are two big Broadway openings this month: a play based on a beloved novel and a star-studded revival of a Sondheim musical. Elsewhere around the city are encore engagements of acclaimed shows, new world-premiere plays, and...

  • Photo credit: Bruce Springsteen (Photo by Rob DeMartin)

    On Mar. 12, 2020, Broadway theatres were forced to close due to growing fears over Covid-19. Nobody could have expected theatres to be shut for so long. Broadway theatres have never been closed for a prolonged period like this in its history. But after 471 days, the wait is over. Broadway is back.Broadway will reopen with the return of Springsteen on Broadway, with performances at St. James Theatre from June 26. The Tony-winning show ran for over a year at the Walter Kerr Theatre, featuring...

  • Photo credit: Michael Urie and Norm Lewis (Photos by Jenny Anderson and Peter Hurley respectively)

    The Broadway premiere of Chicken & Biscuits will open at the Circle in the Square Theatre this fall. Chicken & Biscuits will begin previews from September 23, ahead of an opening night on October 10 and performances to Jan. 2, 2022. Find out more about Chicken & Biscuits tickets on Broadway here.Chicken & Biscuits follows the Jenkins family, as they celebrate the life of their father at his funeral. Hopes for a peaceful event are dashed when secrets are revealed in this family...

  • Best Broadway Musicals for Bachelorette Parties

    Whether you're the bride or the maid of honor, there’s lots of planning to do for the big day. The time-honored tradition of a bachelorette party is definitely the most fun item on your to-do list. Plan an event that is sure to please the whole bridal party — a girls night out on Broadway. New York City’s theatre offerings can transport you and your squad to the Red Light District in Paris at the turn of the 20th century or even to the Land of Oz. Maybe your bachelorette party is more suited to...

This website uses cookies.