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  • Austin Scott & Mare Winningham

    Yesterday evening, the New York Theatre Guide took the "Slow Train" to the Belasco Theatre for the Opening Night of Girl from the North Country!Having previously wowed the critics over the pond in London, and Off-Broadway at the Public Theater in 2018, the Broadway premiere certainly followed suit last night with our very own Joe Dziemianowicz describing the production as "the thinking theatergoer's jukebox musical" in his 4* review. Read Joe's full review here and our full New York Theatre...

  • Simon Russell Beale, Ben Miles & Adam Godley in The Lehman Trilogy

    The National Theatre production of The Lehman Trilogy begins preview performances at the Nederlander Theatre tonight. The Broadway premiere is scheduled for an official opening on March 26, and a limited engagement through June 28, 2020.Directed by Sam Mendes, the cast of The Lehman Trilogy includes Simon Russell Beale (as Henry Lehman), Adam Godley (as Mayer Lehman) and Ben Miles (as Emanuel Lehman), who are all reprising their respective roles from the 2018 National Theatre staging and 2019...

  • Todd Almond and the Cast of Girl From The North Country

    In the summer of 2017, Conor McPherson's masterpiece Girl From the North Country received its world premiere at The Old Vic in London. It's almost 4,000 miles away from the show's setting of Duluth, Minnesota, where Bob Dylan grew up. Bob Dylan's greatest hits are uniquely showcased in this production which is now officially open at the Belasco Theatre on Broadway. The gently devastating masterpiece has been captivating Bob Dylan aficionados and keen theatregoers alike there since February 7,...

  • Justin Guarini, Briga Heelan, Emily Skinner & Simon Callow

    We've been driven Crazy by the casting news for the eagerly anticipated pre-Broadway world premiere engagement of Once Upon a One More Time, featuring the songs of multi-platinum selling recording artist Britney Spears!Scheduled to run at the James M. Nederlander Theatre in Chicago from April 14 through May 17, 2020 (with an official opening on April 30), the cast of Once Upon a One More Time is led by "Great News" star Briga Heelan (as Cinderella) and "American Idol" favorite Justin Guarini (as...

  • Rachel Tucker in Come From Away

    Rachel Tucker, the Olivier Award-nominated star of the West End premiere of Come From Away, returns to Broadway and reprises her roles of Beverly Bass and Annette in the smash hit Broadway production at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre tonight. As previously reported, Becky Gulsvig played her final performance in the musical on March 1.Check out our Come From Away edition of "5 Questions from Over the Pond" featuring Ms. Tucker and original Broadway company member and Tony Award nominee Jenn...

  • Sharon D. Clarke, Sara Bareilles & Sam Tutty

    Today the nominations for the Olivier Awards 2020, the biggest night of London's theatrical calendar, were announced across the pond by Broadway favorite, Tony & Olivier Award winner Gavin Creel (who is currently starring in the West End premiere of Waitress) and SIX star Alexia McIntosh. The New York Theatre Guide would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all of this year's nominees in the 'other' theatre capital of the world.Nominees of note for Broadway fans include Sara...

  • Miguel Cervantes in Hamilton

    "The Story of Tonight" tells of Miguel Cervantes returning to the titular role in the Broadway production of smash hit musical Hamilton at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, as previously reported. Cervantes previously assumed the role on Broadway in July 2016 and he recently closed out the show's Chicago production. His other Broadway credits include If/Then and Green Day's American Idiot.The current principal cast of Hamilton also includes Tony Award nominee Daniel Breaker (as Aaron Burr), Krystal...

  • Patsy Ferran, Rupert Everett, Laurie Metcalf & Russell Tovey

    Let the battle commence! The 2020 Broadway revival of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, begins previews at the Booth Theatre tonight. An official opening is scheduled for April 9, with the limited engagement running through August 2, 2020.The star-studded cast is led by two-time Tony Award and three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf (as Martha), two-time Golden Globe & three-time Olivier Award nominee Rupert Everett (as...

  • Scenic design sketch for MJ The Musical

    We can't stop 'til we get enough of this first look scenic design sketch for the upcoming world premiere of MJ The Musical on Broadway! Producers have now revealed the complete creative team behind the much anticipated bio-musical.The creative team will feature scenic design by Tony and two-time Emmy Award winner Derek McLane (who provided the sketch above), lighting design by six-time Tony Award winner Natasha Katz, costume design by Tony and Emmy Award winner Paul Tazewell, sound design by...

  • Jeanna de Waal, Erin Davie & Roe Hartrampf in Diana

    The People's Princess on the Great White Way! The Broadway premiere of Diana begins previews at the Longacre Theatre tonight, ahead of an official opening on March 31, 2020.Synopsis: "This is the story of the most famous woman of the modern age: Diana, Princess of Wales. Thrust into a spotlight brighter than any the world had ever known, Diana soon finds herself at odds with her husband, an unrelenting news media, and the monarchy itself. Leading fiercely with her heart, Princess Diana stands up...

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