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  • Jerry O'Connell, David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood & Nnamdi Asomugha

    Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway premiere of Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama A Soldier's Play, directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon, begins preview performances at the American Airlines Theatre tonight. An official opening is set for January 21 with the limited engagement running through March 15, 2020.Synopsis: "1944. A Louisiana Army base. A sergeant is murdered—and the crime, with its masterfully unfolded investigation, triggers a gripping barrage of questions about...

  • James Monroe Iglehart & Jason Pennycooke

    Happy Holidays to all our valued readers from all of us at the New York Theatre Guide! For "One Last Time" this year, as a little pre-Christmas gift, we're bringing you an edition of 5 Questions from Over the Pond that we're sure you'll be more than "Satisfied" with... OK, no more Hamilton references, we promise... But yes, folks, we've been lucky enough to pair up a couple of shining stars from the world's musical phenomenon by Lin-Manuel Miranda that needs no introduction.On this side of the...

  • James Cromwell & Jane Alexander

    Second Stage Theater continues its 2019-2020 Broadway season with Bess Wohl's Grand Horizons, directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman, which begins previews at the Hayes Theater tonight, ahead of an official opening on January 23 and a limited engagement through March 1, 2020.Synopsis: "Bill and Nancy have spent fifty full years as husband and wife. They practically breathe in unison, and can anticipate each other's every sigh, snore and sneeze. But just as they settle comfortably into...

  • Krystal Joy Brown

    "Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story"? Krystal Joy Brown, that's who! The Broadway alum joins the cast of the smash hit musical Hamilton at the Richard Rodgers Theatre tonight, assuming the role of Eliza Hamilton from Denée Benton​. The Tony Award nominee played her final performance as Eliza on December 8.Ms. Brown's previous Broadway credits include Big Fish, Motown The Musical, and Leap of Faith.The current principal cast of Hamilton includes Austin Scott (as Alexander Hamilton), Tony...

  • Shereen Pimentel & Isaac Powell

    "Tonight, tonight, won't be just any night"... because the highly anticipated Broadway revival of West Side Story, directed by Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove, begins previews at the Broadway Theatre! An official opening for this new take on a Broadway classic is scheduled for February 6, 2020.West Side Story, which debuted on Broadway in 1957, features music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by Bernstein, Sondheim & Arthur Laurents.Synopsis: "Inspired by...

  • 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),...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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