Thursday, February 27, 2020

Casting

Presley Ryan to take over the role of Lydia in ‘Beetlejuice’ for the next...

Presley Ryan will take over the lead role of Lydia in "Beetlejuice" for the next month, the production announced Wednesday. Ryan had been an understudy...

Greg Kinnear to take over the role of Atticus Finch in ‘To Kill a...

Greg Kinnear will take over the role of Atticus Finch in "To Kill a Mockingbird" on Broadway this spring, the production confirmed Tuesday. This is...

Sophia Anne Caruso departs Broadway cast of ‘Beetlejuice’

Sophia Anne Caruso, who originated the role of Lydia in "Beetlejuice," is no longer in the Broadway musical. The lead played her final performance at...

Nik Walker, Matt Manuel join Broadway cast of ‘Ain’t Too Proud’

Nik Walker will take over the role of Otis Williams and Matt Manuel will take over the role of David Ruffin in “Ain’t Too...

Johanna Day and more join Broadway cast of ‘How I Learned to Drive’

Manhattan Theatre Club’s “How I Learned to Drive” announced Friday that Johanna Day, Alyssa May Gold and Chris Myers will join the production, completing...

Gus Halper joins Broadway cast of ‘Sing Street’

Gus Halper will move to Broadway with the cast of “Sing Street.” Halper originated the role of Brendan, the brother of main character, Conor, in...

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ announces complete Broadway cast

The Broadway production of “Mrs. Doubtfire” has announced its complete cast. The newly announced members include Cameron Adams, Akilah Ayanna, Calvin L. Cooper, Kaleigh Cronin,...

Lindsay Pearce to make Broadway debut as Elphaba

Lindsay Pearce will make her Broadway debut in the role of Elphaba in “Wicked” in late February.  Pearce will assume the role from Hannah Corneau,...

‘Hangmen’ announces complete Broadway casting

"Hangmen" has announced complete casting for its upcoming Broadway run. Newly announced cast members include Jeremy Crutchley as Inspector Fry, Josh Goulding as Hennessy and...

Sabrina Carpenter to play Cady in ‘Mean Girls’ on Broadway

Sabrina Carpenter, who starred in the television series "Girl Meets World," will make her Broadway debut as Cady Heron in "Mean Girls." Carpenter will join...

‘Aladdin’ announces new principal cast members on Broadway

Ainsley Melham, who starred in the original Australian production of “Aladdin,” will take over the title role on Broadway.  Melham, who made his Broadway debut...

Laura Leigh Turner to make Broadway debut in ‘Mean Girls’

Laura Leigh Turner will make her Broadway debut as Karen Smith in “Mean Girls” beginning March 10, the production announced Monday on Instagram. Turner, originally...

Olivia Kaufmann and Chad Burris to join Broadway cast of ‘Mean Girls’

Barrett Wilbert Weed will depart the Broadway cast of “Mean Girls” on March 8. She joins fellow original cast members Grey Henson and Kate...

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ announces new Broadway cast

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” announced Monday the complete cast for the production’s third year on Broadway. Paul Thornley, who played Ron Weasley in...

Grey Henson to depart Broadway’s ‘Mean Girls’

Grey Henson has set a March 8 departure date from the Broadway cast of “Mean Girls.” Henson originated the role of Damian Hubbard, first playing...

Kate Rockwell to depart the Broadway cast of ‘Mean Girls’

Kate Rockwell, who originated the role of Karen Smith in the “Mean Girls” musical, will play her final performance in the Broadway show on...

‘Almost Famous’ posts Broadway audition notice

“Almost Famous” has posted an audition notice for a planned run in fall 2020 at a Broadway theater.  The musical, which features a book by...

‘Caroline, or Change’ announces complete Broadway cast

“Caroline, or Change” has announced its complete Broadway cast.  Joy Hermalyn is joining the cast as Grandma Gellman, alongside Kevin S. McAllister as Bus/Dryer, N’Kenge...

Rachel Tucker to join the Broadway cast of ‘Come From Away’

Rachel Tucker will be joining the Broadway cast of “Come From Away” as Captain Beverly Bass and others, the actor announced on Instagram Wednesday.  Tucker,...

Matt McGrath joins cast of ‘Girl from the North Country’

Matt McGrath has joined the cast of "Girl from the North Country," replacing the originally announced cast member David Pittu. McGrath will take over the...

‘Plaza Suite’ announces complete Broadway cast

"Plaza Suite" has announced the complete cast for its Broadway run this spring as well as its preceding Boston run. In addition to the previously...

Erika Henningsen and more join Broadway cast of ‘Flying Over Sunset’

Erika Henningsen, who currently stars as Cady Heron in "Mean Girls," is joining the cast of "Flying Over Sunset." In addition to Henningsen, the newly...

Ciara Renée to star as Elsa in ‘Frozen’ opposite McKenzie Kurtz

Ciara Renée will take over the role of Elsa in “Frozen,” starring opposite McKenzie Kurtz, who will make her Broadway debut in the role...

‘Diana’ announces complete Broadway cast

"Diana" has announced complete casting for its Broadway run this spring. The complete cast for the musical includes Tessa Alves, Zach Adkins, Ashley Andrews, Austen...

Additional cast announced for Michael Jackson musical

"MJ," the Michael Jackson musical, has announced complete casting for its Broadway run. In addition to the previously announced Ephraim Sykes, playing Jackson, the cast...

Andre Braugher, Enrico Colantoni join Broadway cast of ‘Birthday Candles’

Andre Braugher and Enrico Colantoni will star alongside Debra Messing in “Birthday Candles” on Broadway.  In addition to Braugher and Colantoni, the complete cast includes...

‘MJ’ musical to host nationwide casting search

"MJ," the Michael Jackson musical, is hosting nationwide auditions to cast a young Michael Jackson and an understudy for star Ephraim Sykes. The production will...

Tyler Lansing Weaks, Eduardo Ramos join cast of ‘Take Me Out’

Tyler Lansing Weaks and Eduardo Ramos are joining the cast of "Take Me Out" after the departure of two previously announced cast members. Weaks and...

Cameron Dallas joins cast of ‘Mean Girls’ on Broadway

Cameron Dallas, a social media star and singer, will step into the role of Aaron Samuels in “Mean Girls” on Broadway.  Dallas takes over for...

Paulo Szot to join the Broadway cast of ‘Chicago’

Paulo Szot, an opera star and Tony Award winner for "South Pacific," will join the cast of "Chicago." Szot begins in the role of Billy...

David Jeffery to play Connor Murphy in ‘Dear Evan Hansen’

David Jeffery will take over the role of Connor Murphy in the Broadway cast of "Dear Evan Hansen." Jeffery, who was part of the Toronto...

Caissie Levy, John Cariani and more join Broadway cast of ‘Caroline, or Change’

Caissie Levy, John Cariani, Chip Zien and more are joining the Broadway company of “Caroline, or Change.”  They join the previously announced Sharon D. Clarke,...

Catherine Brunell takes over for Jennifer Simard in ‘Mean Girls’

Catherine Brunell is joining the cast of "Mean Girls" to play the roles of Mrs. Heron/Ms. Norbury/Mrs. George. Brunell takes over the role from Jennifer...

Rashidra Scott joins Broadway cast of ‘Company’

Rashidra Scott will play the role of Susan in the upcoming revival of "Company." Scott will play opposite Greg Hildreth as Peter. She comes to...

Austin Durant to step in for Danny Burstein in ‘Moulin Rouge!’

Austin Durant will fill in for Danny Burstein in "Moulin Rouge!" as Burstein takes a six-week medical leave of absence to repair a torn...

Tony Goldwyn to join the cast of ‘The Inheritance’

Tony Goldwyn will take over John Benjamin Hickey's role in "The Inheritance" for four months. Goldwyn will step into the role of Henry Wilcox on...

‘Hangmen’ announces Broadway cast

“Hangmen” has announced casting for its Broadway run this spring.  Mark Addy, Owen Campbell, Gaby French, Richard Hollis and John Horton will all reprise their...

Jordan Fisher will play Evan Hansen on Broadway

Jordan Fisher will be the next Evan Hansen on Broadway.  Fisher will succeed Andrew Barth Feldman, who plays his final performance on Jan. 26. He...

Ephraim Sykes to play Michael Jackson in the Broadway musical

Ephraim Sykes will play Michael Jackson in the upcoming "MJ" musical on Broadway. Sykes is currently playing David Ruffin in "Ain't Too Proud" on Broadway,...

‘Take Me Out’ announces complete Broadway casting

"Take Me Out" has announced the complete cast for the Broadway run this spring. Joining the previously announced Patrick J. Adams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams are...

Ben McKenzie joins Broadway cast of ‘Grand Horizons’

Ben McKenzie, a star of the television series “The O.C.,” will complete the cast of “Grand Horizons” on Broadway.  McKenzie joins the previously announced cast...

‘A Soldier’s Play’ announces complete casting

“A Soldier’s Play” has announced complete casting for its Broadway run this season.  In addition to the previously announced leads, David Alan Grier and Blair...

Tracy Letts to star alongside Jessie Mueller, Armie Hammer in ‘The Minutes’

Tracy Letts will star in his play “The Minutes” on Broadway this season.  Letts, who penned the new play, will star alongside Jessie Mueller, Armie...

Austin Scott joins cast of ‘Girl from the North Country’ on Broadway

Austin Scott, currently playing the title role in "Hamilton" on Broadway, will join the cast of "Girl from the North Country" this winter. Scott will...

Patrick J. Adams will join the Broadway cast of ‘Take Me Out’

Patrick J. Adams, star of the television show “Suits,” will join the cast of “Take Me Out,” alongside Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams.  The...

Katharine McPhee will return to ‘Waitress’ for its final weeks on Broadway

Katharine McPhee will return as Jenna in “Waitress” for the final weeks of the Broadway run.  McPhee made her Broadway debut in “Waitress” in April...

Emily Walton will join the Broadway cast of ‘Come From Away’

Alex Finke, who has been playing Janice and others in the Broadway company of “Come From Away,” will depart the musical on Nov. 10,...

‘Slava’s Snowshow’ announces Broadway cast

"Slava's Snowshow" has announced the cast for its Broadway run. The show will star the eponymous Slava Polunin, creator of the show, alongside a series...

Darren Criss joins cast of ‘American Buffalo’ on Broadway

Darren Criss will join the cast of "American Buffalo" on Broadway this spring. The actor, an Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner for his...

Jane Alexander, James Cromwell join Broadway cast of ‘Grand Horizons’

Jane Alexander and James Cromwell will join the cast of “Grand Horizons” on Broadway.  Alexander, a Tony and Emmy Award winner and four time Oscar...

Becky Gulsvig will take over Jenn Colella’s roles in ‘Come From Away’

Becky Gulsvig will take over the role of Beverley in “Come From Away,” the production confirmed Tuesday.   Gulsvig, who played the role on the national...

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ to welcome new cast members

Zachary Noah Piser is joining the Broadway company of “Dear Evan Hansen” as the Evan alternate.  Piser, who played Evan in the Toronto production of...

Matt Doyle, Jennifer Simard and more join cast of ‘Company’

“Company” has announced additional cast members for the Broadway run this spring. Joining Katrina Lenk, playing Bobbie, and Patti LuPone as Joanne, are Matt Doyle...

Jenn Colella to depart ‘Come From Away’ in November

After five years with the production, Jenn Colella will play her final performance in "Come From Away" on Nov. 10. Playing the role of Captain...

Al Roker returns to ‘Waitress’ on Broadway

"Today" show weather anchor Al Roker will rejoin the cast of "Waitress" for the month of November. Roker will resume his role as Joe, which...

Courtney Reed to step back into ‘Aladdin’ for short run

Courtney Reed, who originated the role of Princess Jasmine on Broadway, will step back in to play the role from Oct. 16 through Oct....

‘A Christmas Carol’ sets cast for Broadway engagement

Andrea Martin and LaChanze will join the cast of "A Christmas Carol" on Broadway , the production announced Monday. Martin will play the Ghost of...

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ announces new cast for second year of run

"To Kill a Mockingbird" will feature a largely new cast for the second year of its run on Broadway. In addition to the previously announced...

‘Girl from the North Country’ announces Broadway casting

"Girl from the North Country" will bring the majority of its off-Broadway cast to Broadway. The musical, set to a score of Bob Dylan songs,...

Rupert Everett to replace Eddie Izzard in ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’

Rupert Everett will replace Eddie Izzard in the upcoming Broadway revival of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” Izzard, who was previously announced to star opposite...

‘Six’ announces Broadway cast

The cast of the Chicago production of “Six” will reprise their roles on Broadway.  On Broadway, the cast will feature Adrianna Hicks as Catherine of...

Jayne Houdyshell, Jefferson Mays join Broadway cast of ‘The Music Man’

Jayne Houdyshell and Jefferson Mays will join the cast of the upcoming revival of "The Music Man." Houdyshell will play Mrs. Shinn, with Mays taking...

‘The Lightning Thief’ will star Chris McCarrell and touring cast on Broadway

The full company of “The Lightning Thief” tour will come to Broadway with the production.  The musical stars Chris McCarrell as Percy Jackson, with Izzy...

‘The Inheritance’ announces Broadway cast

“The Inheritance” will transfer to Broadway with five of its London cast members. The two-part play, written by Matthew Lopez, will feature Andrew Burnap, John...

‘Slave Play’ announces full Broadway cast

“Slave Play” will bring the majority of its Off-Broadway cast to Broadway this fall.  The Broadway cast will feature Paul Alexander Nolan, Ato Blankson-Wood, James...

‘The Great Society’ announces complete Broadway casting

“The Great Society” has announced complete casting for its Broadway run.  Newly announced cast members for the Robert Schenkkan play include Marchánt Davis as Stokely...

Priscilla Lopez, Thomas Sadoski and more to star in ‘Grand Horizons’ on Broadway

Bess Wohl’s “Grand Horizons” has announced principal casting for its Broadway run.  The play, which had its world premiere at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in...

‘The Rose Tattoo’ announces complete cast

“The Rose Tattoo,” starring Marisa Tomei, has announced complete casting for the Broadway production.  In addition to Tomei, the Tennessee Williams’ play will feature Cassie...

Full cast announced for ‘The Height of the Storm’

Four additional cast members have been announced for Florian Zeller's "The Height of the Storm." Joining the previously announced Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins are...

Daniel J. Watts and additional casting announced for ‘Tina: the Tina Turner Musical’

Daniel J. Watts will star opposite Adrienne Warren in the Broadway cast of “Tina.” Watts, who last appeared on Broadway in “Hamilton,” will play Ike...

Additional casting announced for ‘The Great Society’ on Broadway

“The Great Society” has announced additional casting for its Broadway run this fall. Gordon Clapp will play J. Edgar Hoover, Bryce Pinkham will play Senator...

‘West Side Story’ to star Isaac Powell, Shereen Pimentel

The Broadway revival of “West Side Story” will star Shereen Pimentel as Maria and Isaac Powell as Tony.  The revival, directed by Ivo van Hove...

Ed Harris to take over role of Atticus Finch in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Ed Harris, a four-time Oscar nominee and a Tony Award nominee for his role in "Precious Sons," will take over the role of Atticus...

Jesse Tyler Ferguson to star opposite Jesse Williams in ‘Take Me Out’

Jesse Tyler Ferguson will join the cast of "Take Me Out" next season. Ferguson will star opposite the previously announced Jesse Williams and will play the...

Jesse Williams to make Broadway debut in ‘Take Me Out’

Jesse Williams, one of the star’s of “Grey’s Anatomy,” will make his Broadway debut in “Take Me Out” next spring. The play, produced by...

‘Jagged Little Pill’ announces Broadway cast

"Jagged Little Pill" will come to Broadway with its principal cast from the American Repertory Theatre. The musical, set to open at the Broadhurst Theatre...

‘Linda Vista’ announces complete casting for Broadway run

Tracy Letts’s “Linda Vista” has announced complete casting for its Broadway run this fall. The play, which will be directed by Dexter Bullard, will feature...

‘The Inheritance’ posts Broadway casting notice

West End play “The Inheritance” has posted a Broadway casting notice. The play, written by Matthew Lopez and directed by Stephen Daldry, premiered at...

Sutton Foster to star alongside Hugh Jackman in ‘The Music Man’

Sutton Foster will play Marian Paroo opposite Hugh Jackman in "The Music Man." As previously reported, "The Music Man" will begin performances on Sept. 9,...

Andrea Martin departs ‘Gary’ after injury

Kristine Nielsen will assume Andrea Martin's role in "Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus" after Martin injured herself during rehearsals. Martin is leaving the company...
The Almeida Theatre production of 'Ink' with Bertie Carvel as Rupert Murdoch, Geoffrey Freshwater as Sir Alick McKay and Richard Coyle as Larry Lamb. (Photo by John Snelling/Getty Images)

‘Ink’ announces full Broadway cast

“Ink” has announced its full Broadway cast. Starring alongside the previously announced Bertie Carvel as Rupert Murdoch and Jonny Lee Miller as Larry Lamb,...

‘Oklahoma!’ will bring St. Ann’s cast to Broadway

“Oklahoma!” will bring the majority of its St. Ann’s Warehouse cast to Broadway. The production, which begins previews at the Circle in the Square...

‘Hadestown’ announces full cast

"Hadestown" has announced casting for the three Fates and the rest of the ensemble. Starring alongside the previously announced Reeve Carney, André De Shields, Amber Gray, Eva Noblezada, and...

‘Beetlejuice’ confirms cast for Broadway

“Beetlejuice” has confirmed its Broadway cast led by Alex Brightman as Beetlejuice and Sophia Anne Caruso as Lydia. Retaining its principal cast from Washington...

Adrienne Warren to play title role in ‘The Tina Turner Musical’ on Broadway

Adrienne Warren will reprise her role as Tina in "Tina — The Tina Turner Musical" on Broadway. Warren is currently playing the role on the...

Benjamin Walker, Francesca Carpanini, Hampton Fluker join ‘All My Sons’ cast

The revival of Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons” has announced its Broadway company, after a prior casting dispute led to the resignation of its...

Principal cast from London to star in ‘Hadestown’ on Broadway

The Broadway transfer of “Hadestown” will star the principal cast members from London. The musical, written by Anaïs Mitchell, will star Reeve Carney, André...

‘Frozen’ announces first woman to play Olaf

“Frozen” has announced new cast members, including Ryann Redmond as Olaf, the first woman to play the role. In addition to Redmond, who has...

Brian d’Arcy James to lead new cast in ‘The Ferryman’

“The Ferryman” is welcoming a new cast in February, led by Brian d’Arcy James, Holley Fain and Emily Bergl. D’Arcy James, last seen on...

James Snyder to star alongside new cast in ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” has announced a new Broadway cast that will begin in March. James Snyder, who last appeared on Broadway...

Jack O’Brien replaces Gregory Mosher as ‘All My Sons’ director after casting dispute

Jack O’Brien has replaced Gregory Mosher as the director of the Broadway production of “All My Sons,” after a dispute Mosher had with the...

Entire off-Broadway cast of ‘Be More Chill’ will move to Broadway

"Be More Chill" will bring its entire off-Broadway cast to Broadway. The musical, which ran off-Broadway at the Signature Center this past summer, features Will...

Michelle Williams to depart ‘Once on This Island,’ Lea Salonga to take over

Michelle Williams is leaving her role in "Once on This Island," effective immediately. Williams, the former Destiny's Child singer who took over the role of...

Sara Bareilles to return to ‘Waitress’ alongside Gavin Creel

Sara Bareilles will play the lead role in "Waitress" on Broadway for the third time this winter. Bareilles, the composer of "Waitress," will star as...

‘Burn This’ announces Hudson Theatre, complete casting

“Burn This” will take over the Hudson Theatre this spring, following the departure of “Head Over Heels.” In addition to Keri Russell and Adam Driver,...

Kristine Nielsen joins cast of ‘Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus’

Kristine Nielsen will star alongside Nathan Lane and Andrea Martin in "Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus." Nielson, a Tony Award nominee for "Vanya and...

Jimmy Award-winner to play lead role in ‘Dear Evan Hansen’

2018 Jimmy Award-winner Andrew Barth Feldman will make his Broadway debut as Evan in "Dear Evan Hansen" this winter. Feldman, who is currently a high...

‘Ain’t Too Proud’ will bring existing cast to Broadway

"Ain't Too Proud" will bring its existing cast to Broadway. The Temptations musical, which has played several out-of-town performances, will star Derrick Baskin as Otis Williams, James Harkness as...

June Squibb to join ‘Waitress’ as the character of ‘Josie’

June Squibb, an Academy Award nominee for "Nebraska," is joining the Broadway cast of "Waitress" in the role of "Josie," which was formerly the...

Zak Orth, Peter Francis James join cast of ‘Hillary and Clinton’

"Hillary and Clinton" has completed casting, with Zak Orth as campaign manager "Mark Penn" and Peter Francis James as "Barack." Orth and James join Laurie Metcalf,...