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  • Patti LuPone in Company

    Phone rings, door chimes, in comes Company! Director Marianne Elliott's Olivier Award-winning revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's beloved musical begins performances at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre tonight. An official opening is set for Sondheim's 90th Birthday on March 22, 2020.Synopsis: "The quintessential musical comedy about the search for love and cocktails in the Big Apple is turned on its head in Elliott's revelatory staging, in which musical theatre's most iconic bachelor...

  • Editor's Top 10 Picks for March 2020

    Get ready for March Madness, folks! Yes, spring is finally here and that means the Broadway season kicks it up into fifth gear! There's a ton of new productions to look forward to this month, but before we get to those, may we just take this opportunity to urge you not to miss out on two fantastic Broadway plays that are coming to the end of their respective runs later this month. We're talking about Roundabout Theatre Company's long-overdue Broadway premiere of A Soldier's Play at the American...

  • Mark Addy & Dan Stevens

    The Broadway premiere of Martin McDonagh's Hangmen begins preview performances at the Golden Theatre tonight, ahead of an official opening on March 19 and a limited engagement through July 18, 2020.Synopsis: "England 1965 - What is Britain's (second most) famous executioner to do now that hanging has been abolished? The simple answer is a lot more than he bargained for. In his small pub in the northern English town of Oldham, Harry is something of a local celebrity and the cub reporters and pub...

  • Michael James Scott as Genie

    Back for more Arabian Nights! Original company member Michael James Scott returns to the role of Genie in Disney's hit Broadway musical Aladdin at the New Amsterdam Theatre tonight.Scott, who originated the role of Genie in the Australian production of Aladdin and won a Helpmann Award for his efforts, has previously appeared in the Broadway productions of The Book of Mormon, Something Rotten!, Elf, Hair, The Pirate Queen, Disney's Tarzan, All Shook Up, and Mamma Mia!The principal cast of...

  • Nik Walker & Matt Manuel

    Welcome to Cloud Nine! The hugely popular jukebox musical Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations welcomes two new principal cast members to the Imperial Theatre tonight, as Nik Walker and Matt Manuel take over the roles of Otis Williams and David Ruffin, respectively. The original Tony-nominated cast members Derrick Baskin and Ephraim Sykes played their final performances on February 26, and Mr. Sykes is set to return to Broadway this summer to star as Michael Jackson in the...

  • Greg Kinnear

    As Aaron Sorkin's record-breaking stage adapation of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird makes history again today by becoming the first-ever Broadway play to be performed at New York City's Madison Square Garden, producers have now announced a new leading man.Oscar nominee and two-time Emmy Award winner Greg Kinnear is scheduled to make his Broadway debut on April 21, 2020, when he takes over the coveted role of Atticus Finch in the smash hit play. Current star, Tony and four-time Academy Award...

  • Hadestown, Chicago, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Dear Evan Hansen, Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King, Hamilton, The Book of Mormon & Come From Away

    With 41 official Broadway theatres (and a plethora of Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway venues) in Manhattan, planning a theatre trip to New York City can be a little daunting at times. So, if you don't know your Sondheim and Lloyd Webbers from your Pasek and Pauls, or if you're simply overwhelmed about the quantity of shows on offer, we're here to help with some of the best musicals on Broadway. Here are our top 10 recommendations of Broadway musicals for NYC visitors who wish to tick...

  • The Cast of The Minutes

    The Broadway premiere of Tony & Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts' comedy The Minutes begins previews at the Cort Theatre tonight. The 2018 Pulitzer Prize-nominated play is scheduled for an official opening on March 15 and a limited engagement through June 14, 2020.Synopsis: "The Minutes takes a look at the inner-workings of a city council meeting in the small town of Big Cherry—and the hypocrisy, greed, and ambition that follow. This powerful, resonant, and funny portrayal of democracy in...

  • Lindsay Pearce & Sam Gravitte

    Thank goodness for Lindsay Pearce and Sam Gravitte! Ms. Pearce, a "Glee" and "The Glee Project" alum, makes her Broadway debut tonight when she takes over the leading role of Elphaba in the long-running hit musical Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre. Mr. Pearce, who has previously appeared in the ensemble, assumes the role of Fiyero. As previously reported, Hannah Corneau and Jake Boyd played their final performances in the musical on February 23.The current principal cast of Wicked includes Lindsay...

  • Todd Almond and the Cast of Girl from the North Country

    Producers of the Broadway premiere of Conor McPherson's Girl from the North Country, which features the songs of music legend Bob Dylan, have now released official production photography ahead of next week's official opening at the Belasco Theatre.Check out these gorgeous new shots of the Broadway cast in action... Girl from the North Country began previews at the Belasco Theatre on February 7, 2020, ahead of an official opening set for March 5.Check out our Girl from the North...

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