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  • They're a picture-perfect team! Tony Award winners Nathan Lane and Danny Burstein and Tony nominee Zoë Wanamaker are set to star in a new Broadway play, Pictures From Home, by Sharr White. Tony winner Bartlett Sher directs the production, which begins performances at Studio 54 on January 10 ahead of a February 9 opening night. Pictures From Home is based on the same-named memoir by photographer Larry Sultan. The play is set in 1981, when Sultan decides his next photo and interview subjects will...

  • Fresh from a hit run in London, the acclaimed stage adaptation of Life of Pi is set to transfer to Broadway this spring. The show, by Lolita Chakrabarti, will begin performances at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on March 9 ahead of a March 30 opening. Life of Pi is based on Yann Martel's same-named 2001 novel, which has sold millions of copies worldwide and received a four-time Oscar-winning film adaptation in 2012. The stage adaptation premiered in London's West End in 2021, winning five Olivier...

  • Broadway is famous for its long-running hit musicals, its plays are just as exciting. Many successful musicals stick around for decades, but plays regularly rotate, ensuring there's always a new show to discover. Plus, you can often catch celebrities in Broadway plays — but only for a limited time. Check out the top Broadway plays to see right now, including starry revivals of classic plays and fan-favorite modern hits. Get tickets to a Broadway play on New York Theatre Guide. ## Death of a...

  • Dive in! Mike Birbiglia's latest comedy show, The Old Man and the Pool, has released tickets for "True Fan seats" ahead of the show's first performance on October 28. The ticket release coincides with Birbiglia's guest appearance in the newly released Taylor Swift music video, "Anti-Hero," from her latest album, Midnights. The True Fan seats are front-row seats exclusively priced at $55 each. True Fan seats for The Old Man and the Pool can be purchased on the TodayTix app or website and are...

  • Great Scott! The award-winning musical adaptation of the hit film Back to the Future has set a Broadway premiere. The DeLorean will land at the Winter Garden Theatre on Friday, June 30, 2023 ahead of an August 3 opening. Back to the Future: The Musical premiered in London's West End in 2020, where it won the 2022 Olivier Award for Best New Musical. Two stars from that production will reprise their roles on Broadway: Tony Award winner Roger Bart as Emmett "Doc" Brown and Olivier Award nominee...

  • With the cold weather setting in across New York, you can warm up by donning a sweater, drinking hot cocoa — or cozying up in a theatre. The shows on offer in New York are sure to warm your heart, too. It's the season of giving, after all, and the city's theatres are giving audiences plenty of funny, poignant, and classic shows to see. Christmas shows are opening on and off Broadway this month to get you in the holiday spirit, and there are plenty non-holiday shows to discover, too, including...

  • The spring is the busiest time of the theatre season each year, with many shows opening from February to May with the hopes of earning Tony Awards in June. Some shows that opened during the fall season have ended their limited runs, but there are plenty of new Broadway plays and musicals taking their place. Spring is also the season of long holiday weekends and spring breaks — so there's plenty of time for you, your family, or your friends to see a Broadway show (or shows!) together. Lovers of...

  • Spooky season is underway, and it's the perfect time to have a frightfully fun night at the theatre. Legend has it that ghosts haunt most Broadway theatres, so you could be in for a fright at any show. If you really want to get into the spirit, though, there are plenty of New York stages showcasing Halloween theatre that celebrates all things witchy, magical, and downright scary. The whimsical magic of Harry Potter and Wicked will delight the horror-averse. The hair-raising chills and thrills of...

  • Atlantic Theater Company has set the full cast for The Far Country, a world-premiere play by Lloyd Suh. Performances run at the Linda Gross Theater from November 15 to January 1, with opening night on December 5. The cast includes Shannon Tyo, who starred in Suh's last Off-Broadway play, The Chinese Lady, alongside Ben Chase, Jinn S. Kim, Whit K. Lee , Christopher Liam Moore, Amy Kim Waschke, and Eric Yang. The creative team has also been set, with scenic design by Clint Ramos; costume design by...

  • The acclaimed Broadway revival of The Piano Lesson will offer rush and lottery tickets for the remainder of its run. August Wilson's play is in performances through January 22 at the Barrymore Theatre. Rush tickets will be available in person at the box office beginning at 10 a.m. each performance day. Each person can purchase up to two tickets, at $35 each, for that day's performance, and rush tickets are subject to availability. The Piano Lesson also offers a digital lottery for $57 tickets....

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