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  • Eileen Atkins & Jonathan Pryce in The Height of the Storm

    The storm has arrived! Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Tony Award nominee Florian Zeller's The Height of the Storm, translated by Academy & Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton and directed by Tony Award nominee Jonathan Kent, begins previews at Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre tonight. The limited engagement will celebrate its official opening on September 24 and close on November 17, 2019.Synopsis: "For 50 years the lives of André and Madeleine have been filled with the...

  • The Lightning Thief, Alanis Morissette & Tina

    Following on from last week's Broadway preview of all the new plays and revivals heading to the Great White Way this fall, it's now time for the musicals and entertainment shows to take centre stage. Traditionally, the majority of high profile Broadway musicals tend to open in the spring, as close to the cut-off date for Tony Awards eligibility as possible, but there are still a handful of exciting new productions gearing up to astound New York audiences this fall.In case you've been living...

  • Brian Cox

    LBJ on the Great White Way... again! The Broadway premiere of The Great Society begins previews at the Vivian Beaumont Theater tonight, ahead of an official opening on October 1 and a limited engagement through November 30, 2019.Written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Robert Schenkkan as Part II of the LBJ Plays, following the success of his Tony Award-winning "Best Play" All the Way, which starred Bryan Cranston in a 2014 Tony Award-winning performance, The Great Society is directed by...

  • Having played a sold-out run at London's Harold Pinter Theatre in spring of this year, becoming the hot ticket of the town and the crown jewel of London's acclaimed "Pinter at the Pinter" season, Olivier Award-winning director Jamie Lloyd's hit revival of Betrayal has now crossed the pond to offer New York audiences a slice of the action. Previews began at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on August 14, 2019, ahead of tonight's official opening. What's it all about?Inspired by his own seven-year...

  • Over at the Hudson Theatre, audiences have been flocking to a unique and intimate performance of poignant storytelling under the banner of Sea Wall/A Life. Following its sold-out Off-Broadway run at the Public Theater earlier this year, this seemingly destined pairing of Olivier and Tony Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens' Sea Wall and Olivier Award-nominee Nick Payne's A Life made the move uptown and began performances at the Hudson on July 26, 2019, ahead of an official opening on August...

  • Jonathan Pryce, Marisa Tomei & Mary-Louise Parker

    As the temperatures begin to dip in the coming months, things are really starting to heat up on the Great White Way. No less than ten new Broadway productions begin performances in New York City this September in what promises to be quite an eclectic fall on Broadway. Andrew Polec & Christina Bennington in Bat Out of Hell, Tom Sturridge in Sea Wall and Jake Gyllenhaal in A Life (Photos by Little Fang Photo / Richard Hubert Smith)But before we get to all these exciting new additions, as...

  • Tom Hiddleston, Jonathan Pryce, Brian Cox, Ato Blankson-Wood, Linda Vista, Marisa Tomei, Mary-Louise Parker & John Benjamin Hickey

    As the Broadway season shifts up a gear and we head gleefully into the autumn, the emphasis seems to be on new plays in the coming months. Of course, there will also be a delightful sprinkling of musicals and genre-defying entertainment shows (check back in with us next week) alongside a couple of revivals, but what's really got us excited is seeing brand new works and recent transfers given the green light to find wider audiences on the Great White Way.The 2019-2020 Broadway season already...

  • Colleen Ballinger & Todrick Hall

    YouTube sensations Colleen Ballinger and Todrick Hall join the Broadway company of the hit musical Waitress at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre tonight, as they assume the roles of Dawn and Ogie, respectively, for a limited engagement through September 15, 2019.Ms. Ballinger makes her Broadway debut tonight. She has accumulated over 20 million followers and over 3.5 billion views on YouTube thanks to her "Miranda Sings" videos. She can also be seen as the character of Miranda on Netflix's original...

  • Zawe Ashton, Charlie Cox & Tom Hiddleston

    Golden Globe and Olivier Award winner Tom Hiddleston and his co-stars Charlie Cox and Zawe Ashton all make their Broadway debuts tonight as the critically acclaimed London production of the Harold Pinter classic Betrayal, directed by Olivier Award winner Jamie Lloyd, begins performances at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. The production is scheduled to run through December 8, 2019, with an official opening set for September 5.Synopsis: "With poetic precision, rich humor, and an extraordinary...

  • Ato Blankson-Wood in Slave Play

    The majority of the celebrated Off-Broadway cast of Jeremy O. Harris' acclaimed drama Slave Play will be reprising their roles on the Great White Way this fall, as complete casting has now been confirmed.The Broadway cast includes Ato Blankson-Wood (as Gary), James Cusati-Moyer (as Dustin), Sullivan Jones (as Phillip), Chalia La Tour (as Teá), Irene Sofia Lucio (as Patricia), Annie McNamara (as Alana), and Paul Alexander Nolan (as Jim), who are all reprising their respective roles from the New...

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