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  • Photo credit: The Nanny (Photo courtesy of The Nanny)

    UPDATE: In an interview on The View on June 10, 2021, Fran Drescher confirmed a Broadway musical based on The Nanny is almost set to launch. Drescher said, "It's been very sad to see New York without the theater community, which is really such a pulse for the city, and I'm very, very thrilled we're coming out the other side and that theater is coming back and we'll be almost ready to launch The Nanny musical on Broadway as well."It has been reported that The Nanny is being adapted into a...

  • Photo credit: Jeff Daniels and Celia Keenan-Bolger. (Photo by Julieta Cervantes.)

    The Broadway production of To Kill A Mockingbird will resume its run this fall, with Jeff Daniels and Celia Keenan-Bolger returning to the show. To Kill A Mockingbird will continue at the Shubert Theatre from October 5. Find out more about To Kill a Mockingbird tickets on Broadway here.It has also been announced that Orin Wolf will take over as Executive Producer of To Kill A Mockingbird .Set in Alabama in 1934, Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird follows Atticus Finch, a small-town lawyer who...

  • Photo credit: Andrew Garfield in tick, tick... BOOM! (Photo still courtesy of Netflix)

    A new trailer for the upcoming film adaptation of tick, tick... BOOM! has been released. tick, tick... BOOM! will be released this fall, and will be available to watch in select cinemas and on Netflix.Starring alongside Andrew Garfield as Jon are Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesús, Joshua Henry, MJ Rodriguez, Bradley Whitford, Tariq Trotter, Judith Light and Vanessa Hudgens.tick, tick... BOOM! follows Jon, a budding theater composer who dreams of penning the next Broadway hit. Days before a...

  • Photo credit: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jimmy Fallon (Video still courtesy of The Tonight Show)

    Ahead of the In The Heights film being released later this month, as well as Broadway's reopening now from June 26, Lin-Manuel Miranda appeared on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. As part of his guest appearance, the pair sung "Broadway's Back!", a skit that saw the pair perform a song about the Broadway shows they'll see when theatres reopen again.In the song, they reference a variety of Broadway musicals, including Come From Away, Company and The Lion King. Check out when all Broadway...

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

    Bruce Springsteen will return to Broadway with his one-man show Springsteen on Broadway, with performances beginning later this month. Springsteen on Broadway is at St. James Theatre from June 26 to September 4, and is currently the first show to reopen on Broadway after theatres were closed in March 2020. Find out more about Springsteen on Broadway tickets here.Based on Springsteen's autobiography 'Born to Run', the multi-award-winning recording artist celebrates his career in his live show,...

  • Photo credit: Paradise Square (Photos courtesy of The Press Room NYC)

    Following a 2018 world premiere and an upcoming engagement in Chicago, Paradise Square will receive its Broadway premiere in 2022. Paradise Square will begin previews at the Barrymore Theatre on Feb. 22, 2022, ahead of an opening night on Mar. 20, 2022. Find out more about Paradise Square on Broadway here.Set in 19th-century New York, African Americans and Irish Americans live side by side,, eventually finding harmony with one another. After a brief period of co-existing, communities danced...

  • Photo credit: Phylicia Rashad (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage)

    UPDATE: Chanté Adams, Brandon J. Dirden, Adesola Osakalumi, and Joshua Boone will join the Skeleton Crew cast alongside Rashad, and Osakalumi also choreographs. The rest of the creative team includes set designer Michael Carnahan, costume designer Emilio Sosa, lighting designer Rui Rita, sound designer Rob Kaplowitz, and projection design by Nicholas Hussong. Kaplowitz and Jimmy Keys aka "J. Keys" provide original music, and Keys also provides lyrics.Phylicia Rashad will star in the Broadway...

  • Photo credit: The Lehman Trilogy cast (Photo courtesy of The Lehman Trilogy)

    The Broadway premiere of The Lehman Trilogy will resume its run this fall. The Lehman Trilogy will continue previews at the Nederlander Theatre from September 25, ahead of an opening night on October 14 and playing for 99 performances. Find out more about The Lehman Trilogy tickets on Broadway here.Inspired by the financial tribulations of investment banking company Lehman Brothers, Stefano Massani's The Lehman Trilogy charts two centuries of family history behind the business. The Lehman...

  • Photo credit: Original cast of Bob Fosse’s Dancin (Photo courtesy of DKC/O&M)

    It may be 40 years since Bob Fosse's Dancin' played its final performance at the Ambassador Theatre, but Bob Fosse's presence is still felt in Broadway choreography including Chicago. A Broadway revival of Bob Fosse's revue, Dancin' is currently in the works and is aiming for the 2022-2023 season.Bob Fosse's Dancin' will be directed by Wayne Cilento, who appeared in the original 1978 company at the Broadhurst Theatre. "Bob Fosse created the original production as a tribute to dance, but we are...

  • Photo credit: 2022 Batman movie still (Image credit: DR Movie News)

    A brand new play, inspired by the creation and development of the Batman movie franchise is aiming for a Broadway premiere in the 2022-23 season. Currently titled Darknights and Daydreams, Michael Uslan adapts his Batman-inspired memoir 'The Boy Who Loved Batman', with development readings later this month.As well as being the show's playwright and starring in his production, Michael Uslan is best known as the originator and executive producer of the Batman movie franchise. He's worked on films...

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