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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Producers of the Broadway premiere of Matthew Lopez's epic drama The Inheritance, which won the 2019 Olivier Award for 'Best Play' following its London world premiere, have now released official photography. Part 1 of the production began performances at the Barrymore Theatre on September 27, 2019, with Part 2 joining it from October 11, and both parts are set to celebrate an official opening this coming Sunday, November 17.The shots depict Broadway cast members Kyle Soller, who won an Olivier...

  • Following an acclaimed world premiere production at Williamstown Theatre Festival in the summer of 2018 (and a glowing review in The New York Times to boot), the intense two-hander drama The Sound Inside has landed on the Great White Way. The transfer marks the long-overdue Broadway debut for Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Adam Rapp and defies Broadway preconceptions. Sometimes, less is indeed more, folks! The Sound Inside began its limited run at Studio 54 on September 14, officially...

  • Slava's Snowshow has come a long way since its Moscow world premiere in 1993... literally! This Olivier Award-winning theatrical experience has entertained countless audiences across the globe for over a quarter-century, but it is the first time it's been seen on Broadway since its Tony-nominated 2008 debut. The production began performances at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on November 11, 2019 and is scheduled to run through January 5, 2020. And in these wintry temperatures, what better way to...

  • Any time the legendary Tennessee Williams' name finds itself once again up in lights on a Broadway marquee, theatre enthusiasts' interest will be peaked... even if it is attached to one of the icon's lesser known plays. Marking only its third Broadway revival since its 1951 debut, which took home the Tony Award for 'Best Play,' Roundabout Theatre Company has resurrected one of Williams' more playful works for the 2019-2020 season. Directed by Trip Cullman, The Rose Tattoo began performances at...

  • From humble beginnings at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, to two Broadway engagements, the hip-hop improv group known as Freestyle Love Supreme has come a long way. The troupe was co-created in 2004 by Hamilton mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda and director Thomas Kail alongside current FLS member Anthony Veneziale. And though FLS has toured the world, performing at festivals from Edinburgh to Montreal to Melbourne, the group's self-titled show could not feel more at home than at the...

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