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  • A guide to summer theatre in NYC: locations, live shows, and more

    To quote Hamilton, there’s nothing like summer in the city. Especially when New York theatres are open. With Broadway shows back in full swing and Off-Broadway theatres opening new shows citywide throughout the summer, there’s a ton of theatre and live entertainment on our doorstep. Grab your friends and family. Hear an orchestra tune up again. Get ready to experience the summer of a lifetime at New York theatres. Here’s our guide to summer theatre in New York City. ## Which outdoor shows can I...

  • Photo credit: Seven Deadly Sins in Miami (Photo by Ernesto Sempoll)

    The official start of summer isn't until later in June, but you can get in the summer mood all month by planning an escape — at the theatre, that is! Theatre is a great way to travel to new worlds and escape the routine of daily life without jet lag or carsickness. And if you've already traveled just to get to New York, then make sure a show or two is a must-see item on your itinerary. Broadway and Off-Broadway shows in June will whisk you away to places like England, Scotland, Greece, Texas,...

  • The Tony Awards

    The ceremony date for the 2020 Tony Awards has been confirmed. The 2020 Tony Awards will take place on September 26, and will also be available to stream live and on demand. Find out all the nominees for the 2020 Tony Awards here. For this year's ceremony, a streaming event will also take place to celebrate nationwide theatre that has taken place throughout the pandemic. The 2020 Tony Awards will take place at the Winter Garden Theatre. Later this year, the Winter Garden Theatre will be home to...

  • Photo credit: Thoughts of a Colored Man (Photo by Michael Davis)

    UPDATE: Thoughts of a Colored Man will now open October 13, two weeks earlier than the original opening date of October 31.UPDATE: Esau Pritchett has joined the Thoughts of a Colored Man cast, replacing Keith David, who has departed the production.UPDATE: Complete casting for Thoughts of a Colored Man has been announced, with Bjorn DuPaty and Garrett Turner as understudies.The Broadway premiere of Keenan Scott II's Thoughts of a Colored Man has confirmed that it will open in the upcoming season....

  • Photo credit: Girl From the North Country cast (Photo by Matthew Murphy)

    The Broadway production of Girl From the North Country will resume its run this fall. Girl From the North Country will reopen at the Belasco Theatre from October 13, after its run was initially cut short due to the pandemic. Find out more about Girl From the North Country tickets on Broadway here."Bob Dylan once said 'You should always take the best from the past, leave the worst back there and go forward into the future,'" said producers Tristan Baker and Charlie Parsons. "We are thrilled to go...

  • Photo credit: Hadestown cast (Photo by Matthew Murphy)

    The eight-time Tony Award-winning musical Hadestown will reopen at the Walter Kerr Theatre this fall. Hadestown performances will resume from September 2, making it the first Broadway musical to reopen since theatres closed over a year ago. Find out more about Hadestown tickets on Broadway here.Hadestown producers said of the musical's reopening: ""For the past 15 months, 'spring will come again,' has become our mantra. Anaïs Mitchell's elegant lyric has gotten us through a year of profound...

  • What to wear to a Broadway show

    You've chosen a show to see, gotten your Broadway tickets, and marked the date on your calendar. Now comes the next tricky decision — what to wear. You want to make a good impression in front of friends and family (not to mention a crowd), but what's the perfect outfit for a Broadway show?Deciding what to wear to the theatre can seem daunting — you want to strike a balance between sophisticated and practical. If you're struggling to pick out your upcoming theatre outfit from your wardrobe, we've...

  • Photo credit: Ben Platt in Dear Evan Hansen (Photo still courtesy of Universal Pictures)

    The first trailer for the upcoming film adaptation of Dear Evan Hansen has been released today, ahead of a fall release. Ben Platt reprises his Tony Award-winning role as Evan Hansen in the movie, which will be released in cinemas from September 24 and on home entertainment services from October 11. Read more about the Dear Evan Hansen film on New York Theatre Guide here.Starring alongside Ben Platt as Evan are Julianne Moore as Heidi, Amy Adamas as Cynthia, Kaitlyn Dever as Zoe, Amandla...

  • Photo credit: Ruben Santiago-Hudson in ‘Lackawanna Blues’ at the Mark Taper Forum (Photo by Robert Gauthier)

    The Broadway premiere of Lackawanna Blues will finally be performed this season. Ruben Santiago-Hudson's acclaimed play will begin performances at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre from September 14, the night that Broadway theatres can reopen at full capacity. Find out more about Lackawanna Blues tickets on Broadway here.Set in 1950s New York, Lackawanna Blues is a semi-autobiographical play that's inspired by Miss Rachel, the woman who raised Santiago-Hudson. In the production, Santiago-Hudson...

  • Photo credit: Diana the Musical (Photo by Little Fang Photo)

    The Broadway transfer of Diana: The Musical will now reopen earlier than planned, with previews beginning in November. Diana: The Musical resumes at the Longacre Theatre from November 2, with an opening night on November 17. Find out more about Diana: The Musical tickets on Broadway here.In a joint statement, producers of Diana: The Musical said: "There is a huge groundswell of energy surrounding Broadway's reopening news and we are looking forward to having many things to celebrate with our...

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