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‘Good Night, Oscar’ announces complete principal casting

Doug Wright's new play "Good Night, Oscar" has announced its full principal cast for Broadway. The production is set to play a strictly limited...

‘Bad Cinderella’ announces full cast

Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Bad Cinderella" has announced complete casting for its upcoming Broadway production, which is scheduled to begin previews on Feb. 17 ahead...

‘KPOP’ to close on Dec. 11 — final performance to include AAPI community talkback 

“KPOP” will play its final performance on Dec. 11. The new musical, which officially opened on Nov. 27 at the Circle in the Square...

‘Into the Woods’ will tour U.S.

The current Broadway revival of "Into the Woods" will embark on series of limited-engagements across the U.S. after concluding its run at the St....

Pulitzer Prize-winning ‘Fat Ham’ to open on Broadway in 2023

“Fat Ham” by James Ijames will open on Broadway this spring. Previews are set to begin on March 21 with an official opening night scheduled...

‘Once Upon a One More Time,’ new musical featuring Britney Spears songs, to open...

"Once Upon a One More Time" is headed to Broadway. The new musical will begin previews on May 13 ahead of an official opening...

Actors’ Equity and Broadway League reach tentative contract agreement

On Dec. 1, Actors' Equity Association and The Broadway League announced that the two entities have come to a tentative agreement on the new...

‘The Wiz’ to return to Broadway following new national tour

Following a brand new national tour “The Wiz” will return to Broadway in 2024 for a limited engagement. The tour of this reimagined revival will...

Aaron Tveit will return to ‘Moulin Rouge!’ for a limited engagement

Aaron Tveit, who originated the role of Christian in "Moulin Rouge! The Musical," will reprise his performance for a 12-week limited engagement at the...

‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ cancels first preview

The first Broadway preview of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ play “Between Riverside and Crazy” has been canceled. Previews were scheduled to begin at the Hayes Theatre...

‘Phantom of the Opera’ delays closing

Broadway's "Phantom of the Opera" has delayed its closing to April 16, producer Cameron Mackintosh has announced. The longest-running show in Broadway history, "Phantom"...

Jessica Chastain-led ‘Doll’s House’ announces Broadway theater and dates

Director Jamie Lloyd's new production of "A Doll's House," starring Jessica Chastain, has set a first-preview date of Feb. 13 ahead of a March...

Andrew Lloyd Webber launches new musical-theater venture

Composer and producer Andrew Lloyd Webber and producer Michael Harrison have announced their partnership in a new musical-theater venture known as Lloyd Webber Harrison...

Agatha Christie’s ‘Mousetrap’ will arrive on Broadway in 2023

"The Mousetrap," the world's longest-running play, will debut on Broadway in 2023. Dates and theater will be announced. Adapted from the Agatha Christie novel of...

Broadway News names Ruthie Fierberg as executive editor, expands team

Theater journalism veteran Ruthie Fierberg has been named executive editor of Broadway News, overseeing editorial operations for the Broadway industry news brand. Fierberg’s appointment comes...

‘KPOP’ pushes Broadway opening to Nov. 27

The new musical "KPOP," which began previews on Oct.13 at the Circle in the Square Theatre, will now open on Nov. 27. The production...

Jessica Chastain will return to Broadway in spring 2023

Oscar winner Jessica Chastain will star in director Jamie Lloyd's new production of "A Doll's House" in 2023; Amy Herzog will pen a new...

‘Prima Facie’ starring Jodie Comer to open on Broadway in April

Jodie Comer, an Emmy Award winner for her work on the series "Killing Eve," will make her Broadway debut in "Prima Facie" in April. Previews...

New musical ‘Shucked’ to open on Broadway in spring 2023

The new musical comedy "Shucked" will begin previews on Broadway on March 8 with an opening night scheduled for April 4. The production,...

Reimagined production of Bob Fosse’s ‘Dancin’ ‘ sets Broadway dates

"Bob Fosse's Dancin'" returns to Broadway next spring in a reimagined production. Previews for the musical revival are scheduled to begin on March...

Kander and Ebb’s ‘New York, New York’ to open on Broadway in 2023

"New York, New York," the new musical from writers John Kander & Fred Ebb, will open on Broadway in 2023. Previews are set to begin...

‘The Kite Runner’ lays plans for 2024 national tour

Producers of “The Kite Runner” have announced that Dramatic Publishing has acquired the licensing rights to the production and that plans are underway for...

Nathan Lane, Zoë Wanamaker and Danny Burstein to star in new play ‘Pictures From...

“Pictures From Home” will debut on Broadway in 2023, beginning previews on Jan. 10 and opening on Feb. 9. The new play, adapted by...

Olivier-winning play ‘Life of Pi’ will transfer to Broadway in spring 2023

The new play “Life of Pi” is set to open at Broadway’s Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on Mar. 30, 2023. Previews will begin on Mar....

Broadway’s ‘Ain’t No Mo’ ’ announces new preview dates

Due to COVID cases within the production, “Ain’t No Mo’ ” is adjusting its preview period.The Jordan E. Cooper–penned comedy will now...

‘Back to the Future: The Musical’ to play Broadway’s Winter Garden Theatre in 2023

"Back to the Future: The Musical" will open on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre in 2023. The musical, which originated in London's West End,...

‘Chicago’ on Broadway announces TransTech Day

The musical "Chicago" will host a TransTech Day on Oct. 29, producers have announced. Angelica Ross, currently in the final weeks of her run as...

Broadway production of ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ to be simulcast

The upcoming Broadway-premiere staging of the play “Between Riverside and Crazy” will be simulcast during its final two weeks. Second Stage Theatre announced on Oct....

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Bad Cinderella’ to open on Broadway with Linedy Genao in title...

"Bad Cinderella," a new musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber, is set to open on Broadway in 2023. Lloyd Webber made the announcement on the morning...

Mike Birbiglia’s new solo comedy ‘The Old Man & the Pool’ to play Broadway

"Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man & the Pool" will play the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center this fall. Previews will begin on Oct. 28...
Sean Hayes

‘Good Night, Oscar,’ starring Sean Hayes, set for 2023 Broadway premiere

“Good Night, Oscar” will open on Broadway in spring of 2023. Doug Wright's new play, starring Sean Hayes as actor and concert pianist...
Jocelyn Bioh

Jocelyn Bioh’s new play ‘Jaja’s African Hair Braiding’ sets Broadway run with Manhattan Theatre...

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced the first production of its 2023-2024 Broadway season. "Jaja’s African Hair Braiding," a world premiere written by Jocelyn Bioh, will...

Jefferson Mays to lead ‘A Christmas Carol’ on Broadway

A new adaptation of "A Christmas Carol" will open on Broadway this holiday season. Jefferson Mays will lead the solo staging of Charles Dickens’ holiday...

Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford to star in ‘Sweeney Todd’ on Broadway

Producer Jeffrey Seller has announced that a revival of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" starring Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford will...

Laura Linney sets Broadway return in world premiere of David Auburn’s ‘Summer, 1976’

The world premiere production of "Summer, 1976" will open on Broadway in April 2023, Manhattan Theatre Club announced Tuesday. Written by David Auburn and directed...

Gabriel Byrne’s solo show ‘Walking with Ghosts’ to play Broadway

Producers Anne Clarke, Mara Isaacs and Neal Street have announced that they will bring Gabriel Byrne’s autobiographical solo show, "Walking with Ghosts," to the...

‘Take Me Out’ will return to Broadway in October

Producers Barry and Fran Weissler announced that the Second Stage Theater revival of Richard Greenberg’s 'Take Me Out' will return to Broadway at the...

‘Ohio State Murders,’ starring Audra McDonald, to play newly renamed James Earl Jones Theatre

The first production to play the newly renamed James Earl Jones Theatre has been set. Adrienne Kennedy’s “Ohio State Murders,” starring Audra McDonald, will begin...

Current cast of Broadway’s ‘Into the Woods’ extends through Sept. 4

The original cast of the Broadway revival of “Into the Woods,” now running at the St. James Theatre, has extended their run through Sept....

Black Theatre United and Alexander Consulting Group to create digital unconscious bias training program...

Black Theatre United (BTU) has announced a partnership with Alexander Consulting Group to create a digital Unconscious Bias and Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility &...

‘Death of a Salesman’ to begin Broadway previews Sept. 17

The upcoming Broadway revival of “Death of a Salesman” will now begin previews on Sept. 17. Performances were previously set to begin on Sept. 19. Opening...

‘High Noon,’ stage adaptation of the 1952 film, to play Broadway in 2023

A world premiere production of "High Noon," based on the Academy Award-winning film, will come to Broadway in 2023. The stage adaptation, which shares the...

‘Ain’t No Mo’’ to play Broadway’s Belasco Theatre this fall

"Ain’t No Mo’" will premiere on Broadway this fall, producers Lee Daniels and Brian Anthony Moreland announced Monday. Previews are set to begin at the...

‘The Collaboration’ to receive its American premiere on Broadway

Manhattan Theatre Club and the Young Vic Theatre have announced that "The Collaboration" will open on Broadway this fall. MTC's artistic director Lynne Meadow and...

‘Almost Famous’ announces new dates and Broadway theater

"Almost Famous" has announced new dates for its Broadway run. Previews will now begin Oct. 3 with an opening night set for Nov. 3 at...

‘& Juliet’ to open on Broadway this fall

“& Juliet,” the new original musical that opened on London’s West End in 2019, will begin performances on Broadway this fall. Previews are set to...

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Antonio Banderas announce joint venture to present Spanish-language productions

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Antonio Banderas have launched a joint venture, Amigos Para Siempre, to produce musicals and other live shows in...

‘Back to the Future’ teases Broadway run

A new trailer dropped for the musical adaptation of “Back to the Future,” hinting at a Broadway run in 2023. The video was shared on...

Suzan-Lori Parks’ ‘Topdog/Underdog’ to play Broadway this fall

Suzan-Lori Parks’ “Topdog/Underdog” will play a 16-week limited-engagement run on Broadway this fall, marking the show’s 20th anniversary. Previews are set to begin Sept. 27...

Jodie Comer to make Broadway debut in ‘Prima Facie’

“Prima Facie” by Suzie Miller will transfer to Broadway in the spring, with Jodie Comer set to reprise her solo performance. The new play about...

Tom Stoppard’s ‘Leopoldstadt’ to play Broadway this fall

Tom Stoppard’s new play “Leopoldstadt” will open on Broadway this fall. Producers Sonia Friedman Productions, Roy Furman and Lorne Michaels announced Tuesday the production will...

Larissa FastHorse to become first female Native American playwright on Broadway

Second Stage Theater announced the addition of two new productions for its 2022-2023 season. Rachel Chavkin will direct Larissa FastHorse’s “The Thanksgiving Play,” which is...

‘Almost Famous’ announces Broadway run

“Almost Famous” will open on Broadway this fall, producers Lia Vollack and Michael Cassel Group announced Thursday. Previews are set to begin on Sept. 13...

‘Death of a Salesman’ will play the Hudson Theatre

“Death of a Salesman” will play the Hudson Theatre when it returns to Broadway later this year. Performances for the 17-week limited engagement begin September...

Encores! ‘Into The Woods’ will transfer to Broadway this summer

The New York City Center Encores! production of "Into The Woods" will play the St. James Theatre starting next month, Jujamcyn Theaters president Jordan...

‘Kimberly Akimbo’ will play Broadway’s Booth Theatre

"Kimberly Akimbo" will play the Booth Theatre when it transfers to Broadway this fall, producers revealed Friday. The announcement comes as the show has set...

‘A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical’ will play Broadway this fall

“A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical” will open at Broadway’s Broadhurst Theatre later this year, producers Ken Davenport and Bob Gaudio announced Wednesday. The...

Wendell Pierce and Sharon D Clarke to star in ‘Death of a Salesman’ on...

The 2019 West End production of “Death of a Salesman” is coming to Broadway next season, producers announced Monday. Wendell Pierce and Sharon D. Clarke are set to reprise their respective roles...

MTC to produce ‘Cost of Living’ on Broadway this fall

“Cost of Living” by Martyna Majok will have a Broadway run this fall at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Manhattan Theatre Club announced the production...

‘Some Like It Hot’ announces Broadway run at the Shubert Theatre

"Some Like It Hot" will come to Broadway this fall. The musical adaptation will be led by Christian Borle as Joe/Josephine, J. Harrison Ghee as...

Tom Stoppard’s ‘Leopoldstadt’ announces Broadway plans next season

Sonia Friedman Productions announced plans Friday to bring Tom Stoppard's "Leopoldstadt" to Broadway next season.  The production, directed by Patrick Marber, ran in the West...

Pop singer Luna to star in ‘KPOP’ on Broadway this fall

New musical "KPOP" will come to Broadway this October, starring Korean pop singer Luna. This is the Broadway debut for Luna, who started her career...

Samuel L. Jackson, Danielle Brooks to star in ‘The Piano Lesson’ on Broadway

Samuel L. Jackson will return to Broadway this fall in a revival of August Wilson’s “The Piano Lesson,” directed by LaTanya Richardson Jackson.  The starry...

Aaron Sorkin to adapt ‘Camelot’ for Broadway next season

"Camelot" will return to Broadway this fall, with a new book by Aaron Sorkin.  Lincoln Center Theater is producing the Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick...

‘Girl from the North Country’ to return to Broadway for 50 performances

"Girl from the North Country" will return to Broadway for 50 performances this spring.  The musical will resume performances at the Belasco Theatre on April...

New comedy ‘POTUS’ to play the Shubert Theatre this spring

A political farce about the women running the White House will make its world premiere on Broadway this spring.  The play by Selina Fillinger, entitled...

‘Kimberly Akimbo’ announces Broadway transfer in fall 2022

“Kimberly Akimbo” will transfer to Broadway this fall. The new musical, with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori, will start...

‘Hangmen’ announces Broadway return this spring

Martin McDonagh’s “Hangmen” will return to Broadway's Golden Theatre this spring, producers Robert Fox, Jean Doumanian and Craig Balsam announced Tuesday. The play is set...

‘The Kite Runner’ to play Broadway’s Hayes Theater this summer

A stage adaptation of "The Kite Runner" will play the Hayes Theater this summer.  The play with music, based on the 2003 book by Khaled...

‘A Strange Loop’ announces Broadway run this spring

Michael R. Jackson’s “A Strange Loop” will transfer to Broadway this spring. The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical will play the Lyceum Theatre, with exact dates and...

‘The Little Prince’ to play the Broadway Theatre this spring

A stage production of "The Little Prince" will play the Broadway Theatre this spring. The production, which features dance, acrobatics and video, has previously played...

Billy Crystal returns to Broadway in musical ‘Mr. Saturday Night’

Billy Crystal will return to Broadway this spring in a musical adaptation of "Mr. Saturday Night."  Crystal will play comedian Buddy Young Jr., the role...

Audra McDonald to star in ‘Ohio State Murders’ on Broadway

Audra McDonald will return to Broadway to star in Adrienne Kennedy's "Ohio State Murders." This production will mark the Broadway debut for Kennedy, an award-winning...

New Bollywood musical ‘Come Fall In Love-The DDLJ Musical’ eyes Broadway premiere

A new musical based on the longest running film in Indian cinema is slated to come to Broadway next year.  The musical, entitled "Come Fall...

‘American Buffalo’ plans Broadway run in spring 2022

“American Buffalo” starring Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell and Darren Criss will get its Broadway run this spring.  The David Mamet play, directed by Neil Pepe,...

‘Pal Joey’ revival announced for 2022-2023 Broadway run

A newly revised iteration of “Pal Joey” will have a Broadway run during the 2022-2023 season, producer Jeffrey Richards announced Monday. Tony Goldwyn, who most...

Daniel Craig, Ruth Negga to star in ‘Macbeth’ on Broadway

Daniel Craig will star in a production of "Macbeth" on Broadway this spring.  The James Bond star will play opposite Ruth Negga, lead of the...

Lileana Blain-Cruz to direct Broadway revival of ‘The Skin of Our Teeth’

Lincoln Center Theater will stage a Broadway revival of Thornton Wilder's "The Skin of Our Teeth" this spring.  The revival of the 1943 production will...

‘Slave Play’ announces Broadway return this fall

"Slave Play" will return to Broadway this fall for an eight-week engagement.  The news, announced by playwright Jeremy O. Harris early Monday at a party...

‘Beetlejuice’ to reopen on Broadway in April 2022

“Beetlejuice” announced Monday that it will reopen on Broadway, this time at the Marriott Marquis Theatre, with a first performance scheduled for April 8,...

Museum of Broadway now set to open next summer

The Museum of Broadway will open in the summer of 2022, founders Julie Boardman and Diane Nicoletti announced Monday. The museum, located at 145 West...

Beanie Feldstein to star in Broadway revival of ‘Funny Girl’

Beanie Feldstein will star in a revival of "Funny Girl" on Broadway this spring.  This is the first Broadway revival of the 1964 musical and...

‘Dana H.,’ ‘Is This a Room’ to play Broadway in rep

"Dana H." and "Is This a Room" will both come to Broadway this fall and play the Lyceum Theater in repertory.  The two productions, which...

Sara Bareilles to star in Broadway return of ‘Waitress’

"Waitress" will return to Broadway with Sara Bareilles in the lead role. The musical will play a limited engagement at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre from...

‘Chicken and Biscuits’ announces Broadway run

"Chicken and Biscuits," a new play written by Douglas Lyons, will premiere on Broadway this fall.  The play, directed by Zhailon Levingston, will play the...

‘Paradise Square,’ produced by Garth Drabinsky, announces Broadway run

“Paradise Square,” a new musical about race relations in New York during the 1860s, has announced a Broadway run at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre this...

‘Bob Fosse’s Dancin’’ announces plans for Broadway revival

“Bob Fosse’s Dancin’,” a musical revue featuring Fosse’s choreography, plans to return to Broadway in the 2022-2023 season, producer Joey Parnes announced Thursday.  The production...

‘Pass Over’ to reopen the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway

Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s “Pass Over” will reopen the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway.  The play, directed by Danya Taymor, will play a limited engagement at...

‘Diana’ musical sets date for Broadway return, Netflix premiere

The "Diana" musical put tickets on sale Tuesday for an anticipated Broadway run starting Dec. 1. The new musical has set an opening night date...

Dominique Morisseau’s ‘Skeleton Crew’ announces Broadway premiere

Manhattan Theatre Club will present the Broadway premiere of Dominique Morisseau's "Skeleton Crew" in winter 2022, the theater company announced Monday.  This joins its previously...

‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ announces Broadway run

Keenan Scott II’s play "Thoughts of Colored Man" is set to premiere on Broadway when live theater resumes.  The play will be directed by Steve...

MTC announces fall Broadway premiere of ‘Lackawanna Blues,’ return to live theater

Manhattan Theatre Club is planning to bring back live theater productions in fall 2021.  The theater company aims to kick off their season this fall...

Second Stage to present new Lynn Nottage play on Broadway

Second Stage will present the New York premiere of a play by Lynn Nottage in its 2021 season.  Nottage’s play, which is currently untitled, will...

‘Smash’ musical aims for Broadway

Helmed by a newly announced creative team, a musical adaptation of "Smash" is setting its sights on Broadway. The musical, based on the NBC television...

‘Some Like It Hot’ to open on Broadway in fall 2021

The musical adaptation of "Some Like It Hot" will now head straight to Broadway in fall 2021.  The musical was originally slated to make its...

‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’ will return to Broadway next season

"David Byrne’s American Utopia" will return to Broadway in September 2020, the show's producers announced Sunday. The show, which ends its engagement at the Hudson...

‘Sing Street’ will transfer to Broadway this spring

“Sing Street” will transfer to Broadway this spring following its run at New York Theatre Workshop.  Based on the 2016 film by John Carney, filmmaker...

Martin McDonagh’s ‘Hangmen’ will play Broadway this spring

Martin McDonagh’s “Hangmen” will transfer to Broadway this spring following Off-Broadway and West Ends runs.  Directed by Matthew Dunster, the play will begin previews at...

‘The Who’s Tommy’ announces Broadway revival in 2021

“The Who’s Tommy” is returning to Broadway.  Directed by Des McAnuff, the original director of the rock opera, the revival plans to come to Broadway...

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ musical to open on Broadway this season

“Mrs. Doubtfire” is coming to Broadway this season. The musical, based on the Twentieth Century Fox film, will play the Stephen Sondheim Theatre beginning March...