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  • Released in June 1995, "Jagged Little Pill" made a household name of Alanis Morissette, earning her the title of the best-selling international debut artist in history. Now, over two decades later, that same album is the inspiration for a new Broadway musical and we've fallen "Head Over Feet" for it. Following a record-breaking, out-of-town try-out at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the summer of 2018, Jagged Little Pill began previews at the Broadhurst Theatre on...

  • Harry Connick, Jr. in A Celebration of Cole Porter

    He's back and he's bringing some "True Love" with him! Grammy and Emmy Award-winning musician and actor Harry Connick, Jr. returns to Broadway today to headline a three-week limited engagement at the Nederlander Theatre. Harry Connick, Jr. - A Celebration of Cole Porter is set for an official opening on December 12 and will play its final performances on December 29, 2019.The Broadway production is in honor of his new album "True Love: A Celebration of Cole Porter," which was released on October...

  • "You Oughta Know" that the producers of the Broadway premiere of new musical Jagged Little Pill have released official production photography ahead of tonight's official opening at the Broadhurst Theatre.Featured in the new shots are cast members Kathryn Gallagher (as Bella), Celia Rose Gooding (making her Broadway debut as Frankie Healy), Derek Klena (as Nick Healy), Sean Allan Krill (as Steve Healy), Lauren Patten (as Jo), and Drama Desk Award nominee Elizabeth Stanley (as Mary Jane Healy),...

  • Jeremy O. Harris' provocative new drama Slave Play, directed by Robert O'Hara, has been on quite the journey to the Great White Way. It has been showered with awards, from the Rosa Parks Playwriting Award to the Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award and from The Lotos Foundation Prize in the Arts and Sciences to the 2018 Paula Vogel Award. It has also enjoyed an acclaimed Off-Broadway run at New York Theatre Workshop in fall 2018/winter 2019. But now perhaps the most controversial play of the...

  • Bring on the Monsters! Following an Off-Broadway 2017 premiere at the Lucille Lortel Theatre and a National Tour that played a grand total of 32 cities and culminated in July 2019, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical has bolted onto Broadway for a limited engagement at the Longacre Theatre. Featuring a book by Joe Tracz and a rock-infused score by Rob Rokicki, previews began on September 20, ahead of an official opening on October 16, and the family-friendly musical is scheduled to...

  • Having extensively toured his latest production in 27 countries in 2018, New Wave icon David Byrne has successfully made Broadway his new home. His theatrical concert, titled David Byrne's American Utopia, celebrated the former Talking Heads star's seventh solo album and rocked the Hudson Theatre since October 4. After winning a special 2020 Tony Award, David Byrne's American Utopia returned to Broadway for the 2021-2022 season. Get David Byrne's American Utopia tickets now. What's the story of...

  • Having enchanted audiences across the pond at London's Old Vic in both 2017 and 2018, Tony Award winner Jack Thorne's adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol is not only returning to the Old Vic for a third consecutive run this year, it's also celebrating its Broadway debut! Under the direction of Tony Award winner Matthew Warchus, this festive and frolicking production began previews at the Lyceum Theatre on November 7, 2019, officially opening on November 20 for a limited...

  • Grammy Awards

    This morning the Recording Academy announced the nominations for The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, to be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on January 26, 2020. At this time, the New York Theatre Guide would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the five nominees in the category of 'Best Musical Theater Album.' These include the smash hit bio-musical Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations, the Tony Award-winning 'Best Musical' Hadestown, the enchanting score of the...

  • God bless these production photos... every one! Producers of Charles Dickens' holiday masterpiece, A Christmas Carol have now released official photography for the production. The new shots depict "House of Cards" star Campbell Scott (as Ebenezer Scrooge), two-time Tony Award winner Andrea Martin (as the Ghost of Christmas Past), Tony Award winner LaChanze (as the Ghost of Christmas Present/Mrs. Fezziwig), Dashiell Eaves (as Bob Cratchit), Sarah Hunt (as Belle), and Chris Hoch (as Marley),...

  • Commissioned in Hartford, Connecticut, born in London, England... but always destined for New York City! The Broadway premiere of Matthew Lopez's Olivier Award-winning 'Best New Play' The Inheritance is now officially open, having begun preview performances at the Barrymore Theatre on September 27, 2019. This equally hilarious and devastating masterpiece is told over the course of two parts under the Olivier Award-winning direction of Stephen Daldry and follows in the footsteps of Angels in...

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