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  • You're gonna hear them roar! The full cast has been announced for the Broadway premiere of & Juliet, ahead of the show's first performance on October 28. Opening night is November 17. Newly announced cast members include Brandon Antonio, Michael Iván Carrier, Nico DeJesus, Nicholas Edwards, Virgil Gadson, Bobby "Pocket" Horner, Joomin Hwang, Megan Kane, Alaina Vi Maderal, Daniel J. Maldonado, Joe Moeller, Brittany Nicholas, Veronica Otim, Jasmine Rafael, Matt Raffy, Tiernan Tunnicliffe, and...

  • "Cost of Living is a great American play. It's one of the greatest plays within the last 10 years." So said Gregg Mozgala, who starred in Martyna Majok's play off Broadway in 2018 and is now doing so again for its Broadway premiere. He's perhaps a little biased, but the show did win the Pulitzer Prize in 2018. And there's a reason Cost of Living is getting an encore run — on the bigger Samuel J. Friedman Theatre stage, no less, and at a moment in time when community is more important than ever....

  • She's the greatest star! On October 7, Lea Michele went on Good Morning America to talk about starring in Funny Girl on Broadway as Fanny Brice and perform the musical's most famous song, "Don't Rain on My Parade." Funny Girl is based on the story of real-life Ziegfeld Follies showgirl Fanny Brice, who puts fame on the line for a romance with the gambler Nick Arnstein. Michele, who is best known for starring on the TV show Glee began performing the role in September, years after her Glee...

  • Mo' casting has been set! The Broadway premiere of Jordan E. Cooper's Ain't No Mo' has set its full cast ahead of the show's first performance on November 3. Opening night is December 1 at the Belasco Theatre. Crystal Lucas-Perry, who is currently leading 1776 on Broadway until October 23, will return to Ain't No Mo' after performing in its 2019 Off-Broadway premiere at The Public Theater. Other returning cast members are Fedna Jacquet, Marchánt Davis, and Ebony Marshall-Oliver. New cast member...

  • The pumpkin coach is pulling into New York! Andrew Lloyd Webber's Bad Cinderella musical, which puts a new spin on the classic fairytale, is set to open on Broadway in 2023. Performances begin at the Imperial Theatre on February 17 ahead of a March 23 opening night. Webber, known for musicals like The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, and Jesus Christ Superstar, wrote the music for Cinderella, which marks his 26th Broadway production. He is an EGOT honoree, having won at least one Emmy, Grammy, Oscar,...

  • Don't lose your head! Six has extended its booking period, with tickets now on sale through May 21, 2023. Get Six tickets now. Six centers on the wives of Henry VIII, here reimagined as a modern pop group competing over who will become the lead singer. With catchy songs, they battle to see who had it the worst as Henry's wife, but they eventually learn how to tell their own stories independent of their ex. The musical has played the Brooks Atkinson Theatre since 2020 and won the 2022 Tony Award...

  • Get ready to rock at Almost Famous! The Broadway musical adaptation of the hit 2000 Cameron Crowe film will offer rush and lottery tickets, beginning with its first performance on October 3. Almost Famous will offer a digital Broadway lottery for $45 tickets. The lottery is open for entries between midnight and 3 p.m. the day before each performance. Winners are drawn at 9 a.m. for the following day's matinee performances and 3 p.m. for evening performances. Entrants can request up to two...

  • It's an old song, and they're (still) going to sing it again! Hadestown tickets are now on sale through May 28, 2023. Get Hadestown tickets now. Hadestown is a retelling of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, in which Orpheus takes a dangerous trip to the underworld to rescue his love. In Anaïs Mitchell's contemporary version, the underworld is reimagined as a soulless sweatshop, and the lovers' tale, along with that of underworld rulers Hades and Persephone, is scored with folk and...

  • Mischief managed… with a new Harry Potter and the Cursed Child cast. A new Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Broadway cast begin performances at the Lyric Theatre on October 3, with tickets on sale through Sept. 3, 2023. Get Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets on New York Theatre Guide. Continuing cast members include Steve Haggard as Harry Potter, Angela Reed as Ginny Potter, David Abeles as Ron Weasley, and Aaron Bartz as Draco Malfoy. Joel Meyers joins the cast as Albus Potter,...

  • UPDATE: The complete cast of Ohio State Murders also includes Mister Fitzgerald, Abigail Stephenson, Brett Diggs, Brooke Gardner, Christina Pedersen, and Gayle Samuels. The Broadway premiere of Ohio State Murders has set additional casting ahead of its first performances in November. Adrienne Kennedy's play begins performances November 8 ahead of a December 11 opening night.Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham has been cast as Robert Hampshire; he will assume the role after playing a six-week engagement...

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