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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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