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Grey Henson will join the cast of Broadway’s ‘Shucked’

Final principal casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway premiere of the new musical comedy “Shucked.” Previews are set to begin March 8...

Alyssa Fox to assume the role of Elphaba in ‘Wicked’

After serving as the Elphaba standby in the Broadway company of “Wicked,” Alyssa Fox will assume the role full-time beginning March 7. She succeeds...

Gary Perez joins cast of ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’

In the final weeks of Broadway’s “Between Riverside and Crazy,” Gary Perez has stepped into the cast as Lieutenant Caro; he began on Jan....

‘Camelot’ announces full casting

Lincoln Center Theater has announced the full cast for its upcoming revival of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's "Camelot." In addition to the previously...

McKenzie Kurtz to join Broadway’s ‘Wicked’

McKenzie Kurtz will assume the role of Glinda in “Wicked” on Broadway beginning Feb. 14. She succeeds current cast member Brittney Johnson, who will...

Colton Ryan and Anna Uzele to lead ‘New York, New York’ on Broadway

Principal casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway production of “New York, New York.” Colton Ryan and Anna Uzele will take on the lead...

‘1776’ national tour to feature Broadway cast members

Fresh on the heels of its limited Broadway run at the American Airlines Theatre, “1776” will launch a national tour beginning on Feb. 11...

Samuel L. Jackson out of ‘Piano Lesson’ Jan. 11-14

According to a Telecharge customer service email obtained by Broadway News, “Piano Lesson” star Samuel L. Jackson will not take the stage during the...

James T. Lane to take over as Billy Flynn in Broadway’s ‘Chicago’

“Chicago” alum James T. Lane will rejoin the company in the role of Billy Flynn beginning Jan. 16. He replaces current cast member Ryan...

Tony Award-winning writer Michael R. Jackson steps into his ‘Strange Loop’

At the Jan. 7 matinée performance of Broadway’s “A Strange Loop,” Tony Award-winning writer Michael R. Jackson stepped into the lead role...

Alex Brightman will return to ‘Beetlejuice’ for final performances

Actor Alex Brightman will return to the title role of Broadway's "Beetlejuice" as the musical enters its closing weekend. As previously reported, Brightman sustained...

‘Sweeney Todd’ announces full casting

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming revival of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street." Newly announced...

Sonya Balsara will take over as Jasmine in Broadway’s ‘Aladdin’

Beginning on Jan. 19, Sonya Balsara will assume the role of Jasmine in the Disney musical “Aladdin.” Balsara will replace Shoba Narayan, who will...

Maria-Christina Oliveras joins cast of ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’

Maria-Christina Oliveras has joined Broadway’s “Between Riverside and Crazy” in the role of Church Lady. She assumes the role from Liza Colón-Zayas, who departed...

Understudies continue in title role during final week of ‘Beetlejuice’

In its last week of performances on Broadway, “Beetlejuice” is featuring understudies in the musical’s title role. Covers Will Blum and Elliott Mattox have...

Trai Byers to depart ‘The Piano Lesson’ on Jan. 15

With its limited run about to begin a brief two-week extension, producers of Broadway’s “The Piano Lesson” have announced casting changes. Trai Byers will play...

‘A Doll’s House’ announces complete cast and creative team

Producers of the upcoming Broadway mounting of "A Doll's House" have announced its full cast. Newly announced company members include Tony and Emmy Award nominee...

Sebastian Arcelus to return to ‘Into the Woods’ as Diane Phelan takes over as...

Additional cast changes have been announced as “Into the Woods” enters its final weeks on Broadway. Sebastian Arcelus will rejoin the company as the Baker...

Full principal casting announced for ‘Sweeney Todd’

The full principal cast has been announced for the upcoming revival of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” Jordan Fisher will play Anthony,...

‘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...

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...

Jinkx Monsoon to make Broadway debut in ‘Chicago’ for limited run

Actor, vocalist, drag queen and two-time “RuPaul’s Drag Race” winner Jinkx Monsoon will take on the role of Matron "Mama" Morton in "Chicago," marking...

Could ‘for colored girls’ and ‘1776’ mark a turning point for visibly pregnant actors...

For as long as pregnant people have been able to work, they’ve confronted the tension around working while pregnant — especially on Broadway where...

Lana Gordon rejoins Broadway’s ‘Chicago’ as Velma Kelly

"Chicago" alum Lana Gordon is set to return to the Broadway company during the Nov. 21 performance of the musical at the...

Jessica Hecht to join Laura Linney in ‘Summer, 1976’ on Broadway

Jessica Hecht will return to Broadway in the world premiere production of “Summer, 1976." Written by David Auburn and directed by Daniel Sullivan (collaborators on...

Joaquina Kalukango to take over as the Witch in ‘Into the Woods’

Tony Award winner Joaquina Kalukango will step into the role of the Witch in the current Broadway revival of "Into the Woods" at the...

‘Wicked’ announces cast members Michele Pawk and Michael Wartella

Two new principal cast members are stepping into the Broadway production of "Wicked" at the Gershwin Theatre. Tony Award winner Michele Pawk will assume the...

‘SIX’ announces full-cast refresh

Producers of “SIX” have announced the sextet of new queens who will join the Broadway production of the musical at the newly renamed Lena...

Tom Hewitt to replace Patrick Page in Broadway’s ‘Hadestown’

Tom Hewitt will take over the role of Hades in “Hadestown” on Jan. 3 at the Walter Kerr Theatre.Hewitt will succeed original...

Initial casting and creative team announced for Lincoln Center Theater’s ‘Camelot’

Principal casting has been announced for Lincoln Center Theater’s upcoming production of Lerner & Loewe’s “Camelot.” Tony Award winner Andrew Burnap will take...

Charlotte d’Amboise, Ryan Silverman to rejoin Broadway’s ‘Chicago’

Charlotte d’Amboise and Ryan Silverman are set to rejoin the cast of "Chicago" beginning Nov. 7 at the Ambassador Theatre. D’Amboise returns to the role...

Denée Benton to join Broadway company of ‘Into the Woods’

Denée Benton is set to join the cast of "Into the Woods" on Broadway in the role of Cinderella. Benton returns to the company on...

Isaac Mizrahi to join the cast of Broadway’s ‘Chicago’

Isaac Mizrahi will make his Broadway acting debut as Amos Hart in "Chicago." The fashion designer and "Project Runway: All-Stars" judge is set to join...

‘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,...

Krysta Rodriguez and Erik Jensen complete the cast of Broadway’s ‘The Collaboration’

Full casting has been announced for the Broadway premiere of Anthony McCarten’s play “The Collaboration.” Newly announced cast members include Krysta Rodriguez as...

Full cast announced for ‘Ohio State Murders’ starring Audra McDonald

Complete casting is set for the upcoming Broadway premiere of "Ohio State Murders." Newly announced company members include Mister Fitzgerald, Abigail Stephenson, Brett Diggs, Brooke...

Full cast announced for Broadway’s ‘& Juliet’

Complete casting is set for the Broadway production of the new musical "& Juliet." The principal cast will include Lorna Courtney as Juliet,...

Crystal Lucas-Perry and more complete the cast of ‘Ain’t No Mo’’ on Broadway

Complete casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway production of "Ain’t No Mo’." Joining the previously announced playwright Jordan E. Cooper will be many...

Mark Linn-Baker to take over as Mayor Shinn in Broadway’s ‘Music Man’

Mark Linn-Baker will join the company of "The Music Man" in the role of Mayor Shinn beginning on Oct. 25. Baker will succeed...

Ryoko Yonekura withdraws from Broadway’s ‘Chicago’

Ryoko Yonekura has withdrawn from her upcoming limited engagement as Roxie Hart in Broadway's "Chicago." Yonekura had previously been announced to return to...

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ announces new Broadway company members

New and returning cast members have been announced for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” at the Lyric Theatre.On Nov. 15, Joel...

Further casting announced for ‘Ohio State Murders’ on Broadway

Additional casting has been announced for the Broadway premiere of "Ohio State Murders." Joining the previously announced Audra McDonald as Suzanne Alexander will be Bryce...

Brian d’Arcy James and Andy Karl will return to ‘Into the Woods’

Further casting has been revealed for the Broadway revival of "Into the Woods." Upcoming changes to the company include the return of Brian d’Arcy James...

Full cast announced for Broadway’s ‘Some Like It Hot’ musical

The entire company has been assembled for the upcoming Broadway musical "Some Like It Hot." The newly announced ensemble includes Tia Altinay, TyNia René Brandon,...
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...

Common to make Broadway debut in ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’

Music artist and actor Common has been announced as the final cast member set to appear in the Broadway premiere of “Between Riverside and...
Bill Heck

Bill Heck announced for Broadway return of ‘Take Me Out’

Following a Tony Award-winning limited run last season, producers of “Take Me Out” have announced that Bill Heck will play the role...

Original Broadway cast members to rejoin ‘Come From Away’ for final weeks

Three original company members of "Come From Away" will rejoin the musical for its final weeks on Broadway. Jenn Colella will once again resume her...
Kristolyn Lloyd

Kristolyn Lloyd to take over as John Adams in ‘1776’ on Broadway

Kristolyn Lloyd will assume the leading role of John Adams in the upcoming Broadway revival of “1776” beginning on Oct. 25. Lloyd will...
Stephen McKinley Henderson

Stephen McKinley Henderson to lead Broadway transfer of ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’

Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the Broadway premiere of "Between Riverside and Crazy." Previews of the play are scheduled to begin at...

Will Swenson to lead ‘A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical’ on Broadway

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway production of "A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical." The production will begin previews on...

Brandon Victor Dixon to join Angelica Ross in Broadway’s ‘Chicago’

Additional casting changes for "Chicago" on Broadway have been announced. Joining the previously announced Angelica Ross as Roxie Hart will be Brandon Victor Dixon as...
Zachary Noah Piser

Zachary Noah Piser, Eddy Lee and more announced for Broadway’s ‘KPOP’

“KPOP” has completed its cast. The new Broadway musical is set to begin previews at Circle in the Square Theatre on Oct....

Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, Montego Glover, more to join ‘Into the Woods’

Producer Jordan Roth has announced replacement casting for the revival of “Into the Woods,” which was recently extended through October 16 at the St....

Full Broadway cast announced for Roundabout’s ‘1776’

The complete cast is set for Roundabout Theatre Company’s upcoming Broadway revival of “1776.” Previews of the musical are set to begin at the...

Jane Lynch to depart Broadway’s ‘Funny Girl’ on Aug. 14

Jane Lynch will play her final performance as Mrs. Brice in the current Broadway production of “Funny Girl” on Aug. 14. It was previously announced...

Lillias White to join Broadway’s ‘Hadestown’ as Hermes

Lillias White is set to join the Tony-winning musical “Hadestown” in the role of Hermes. When she begins, White will become the first female-identifying...

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....

Angelica Ross to make Broadway debut in ‘Chicago’

The producers of “Chicago” have announced that actress and human rights advocate Angelica Ross will make her Broadway debut in the role of Roxie...

Ryoko Yonekura set to return to Broadway’s ‘Chicago’

Ryoko Yonekura will return to the Broadway company of "Chicago" for 16 performances. Yonekura will assume the role of Roxie Hart from November 7-20, 2022. She...

Additional casting announced for Broadway’s ‘Death of a Salesman’

Additional casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway production of "Death of a Salesman." Newly announced cast members include Blake DeLong as Howard/Stanley, Lynn...

Cheyenne Jackson to fill in for Gavin Creel in ‘Into the Woods’ on Broadway

Cheyenne Jackson will temporarily fill in for Gavin Creel in "Into the Woods" on Broadway, Jordan Roth announced Tuesday. Jackson takes over the roles of...

Lea Michele, Tovah Feldshuh to join Broadway’s ‘Funny Girl’

Producers of "Funny Girl" have announced several cast changes to the Broadway company. Beanie Feldstein will depart the production on July 31 instead of 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...

‘& 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...

Jeff Kready temporarily steps in for Christopher Fitzgerald in Broadway’s ‘Company’

Jeff Kready has temporarily stepped in for Christopher Fitzgerald in “Company” on Broadway. Kready takes over the role of David in the revival of the...

Caissie Levy, Brandon Uranowitz among cast for Broadway’s ‘Leopoldstadt’

The cast for the Broadway run of Tom Stoppard’s “Leopoldstadt” has been announced. Several members of the West End company will appear on...

Additional casting, creative team announced for Broadway’s ‘Death of a Salesman’

Additional casting and members of the creative team have been announced for the upcoming Broadway revival of “Death of a Salesman.”McKinley Belcher...

‘The Minutes’ announces new casting for final four weeks

James Vincent Meredith will join the company of “The Minutes” for the production’s final four weeks on Broadway. He succeeds K. Todd Freeman in the...

Emma Pittman extends as Roxie in ‘Chicago’ on Broadway

Emma Pittman has extended her run as Roxie in “Chicago” on Broadway while Lana Gordon is out with COVID-19. Bianca Marroquín, who was set to...

T. Oliver Reid to take over as Hermes in Broadway’s ‘Hadestown’

T. Oliver Reid is set to take over as Hermes in “Hadestown” on Broadway starting June 14. He succeeds André De Shields, who played his...

Bianca Marroquín will return to ‘Chicago’ on Broadway June 21

Bianca Marroquín will return to the role of Roxie Hart in "Chicago" beginning June 21, producers Barry and Fran Weissler announced Friday. Emma Pittman, currently...

Additional casting announced for Broadway transfer of ‘Into the Woods’

Additional casting has been announced for the Broadway transfer of “Into the Woods.” Nancy Opel joins the cast as Cinderella’s Stepmother, along with Aymee Garcia...

Jenn Colella to rejoin Broadway’s ‘Come From Away’

Jenn Colella is set to rejoin the Broadway company of “Come From Away” for a limited engagement. Colella will return to the role of Beverley/Annette...

Jennifer Holliday will return to ‘Chicago’ on Broadway

Jennifer Holliday will play the role of Matron “Mama” Morton in “Chicago” starting June 9, producers announced Friday. Having previously played the role in the...

Emma Pittman to play Roxie Hart in Broadway’s ‘Chicago’

Emma Pittman will make her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in "Chicago" next month. She takes on the role for a two-week engagement beginning June...

Becky Gulsvig temporarily joins Broadway’s ‘Come From Away’

Becky Gulsvig is temporarily taking over for Rachel Tucker in the Broadway production of "Come From Away." It was confirmed to Broadway News that Tucker,...

‘Wicked’ announces new Broadway company members

"Wicked" will welcome a handful of new principal cast members this May. Beginning May 24, three members of the musical's national tour will join the...

Jordan Donica and others to join Broadway’s ‘The Phantom of the Opera’

Jordan Donica is set to return to "The Phantom of the Opera" as Raoul on May 29 while current cast member John Riddle takes...

Manoel Felciano will join Broadway cast of ‘Dear Evan Hansen’

Manoel Felciano will take over the role of Larry Murphy in “Dear Evan Hansen" starting April 30. Ivan Hernandez, currently in the role, will play...

André De Shields announces final Broadway performance in ‘Hadestown’

André De Shields will play his final performance in "Hadestown" on May 29, the production said Monday.  De Shields played the role of Hermes in...

Ashley Loren, Derek Klena and more to lead ‘Moulin Rouge!’ on Broadway

Ashley Loren, Derek Klena, Declan Bennett and Caleb Marshall-Villarreal will step into lead roles in the Broadway company of “Moulin Rouge!” when the production’s...

Katie Webber to play Rhonda in Broadway’s ‘Tina – The Tina Turner Musical’

Katie Webber will take over the role of Rhonda, Tina Turner’s manager and friend, in the Broadway company of “Tina” starting April 12. She assumes...

‘KPOP’ announces Broadway cast

K-pop artists ​​Bo Hyung Kim, Min Young Lee and Kevin Woo will join Luna in the Broadway cast of “KPOP.” The cast, announced Monday, includes...

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ announces full cast for musical’s Broadway return

The two younger siblings in "Mrs. Doubtfire" will be played by new cast members when the musical returns to Broadway this April.  The role of...

‘The Kite Runner’ announces cast for Broadway run this summer

Amir Arison and Faran Tahir will star in the stage adaptation of “The Kite Runner” due to play Broadway’s Hayes Theater this summer, producers...

Steve Haggard, Angela Reed take over leading roles in Broadway’s ‘Harry Potter and...

Angela Reed will take over the role of Ginny Potter in "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," producers announced Monday. Reed joins Steve Haggard, who...

Aaron Tveit, Natalie Mendoza and more to depart Broadway’s ‘Moulin Rouge!’

Aaron Tveit, Natalie Mendoza, Tam Mutu and Ricky Rojas will play their final performance in “Moulin Rouge!” on May 8, producers Carmen Pavlovic and...

Jewelle Blackman to play Persephone in Broadway’s ‘Hadestown’

Jewelle Blackman will take over the role of Persephone in "Hadestown" starting April 5, producers announced Friday.  Blackman currently plays one of the Fates and...

Gene Weygandt to join Broadway cast of ‘Come From Away’

Gene Weygandt will assume the role of ‘Claude & others’ in “Come From Away” on Broadway starting March 22, the production announced Tuesday. Weygandt joins...

Keri René Fuller and Hana Stewart join Broadway cast of ‘Six’

Keri René Fuller will temporarily take over the role of Jane Seymour in "Six," producers announced Tuesday. Fuller takes over the role from Abby Mueller,...

Pamela Anderson to make Broadway debut in ‘Chicago’

Pamela Anderson will make her Broadway debut in "Chicago" this spring.  The former "Baywatch" star will play Roxie Hart from April 12 through June 5.  “Playing...

Joy Woods to join Broadway cast of ‘Six’

Joy Woods will make her Broadway debut as Catherine Parr when she joins the cast of “Six” in March, producers said Monday. Woods takes over...

‘for colored girls…’ announces full Broadway cast and creative team

Amara Granderson, Tendayi Kuumba, Kenita R. Miller, Okwui Okpokwasili, Stacey Sargeant, Alexandria Wailes and D. Woods have been cast in the upcoming Broadway revival...

‘The Skin of Our Teeth’ announces full cast for Broadway run

Lincoln Center Theater’s revival of “The Skin of Our Teeth” will play its first preview on April 1, one day later than previously scheduled. The...

Lana Gordon to take over as Persephone in Broadway’s ‘Hadestown’

Lana Gordon will assume the role of Persephone full time in “Hadestown,” producers Mara Isaacs, Dale Franzen, Hunter Arnold and Tom Kirdahy said Wednesday. Gordon,...

‘Paradise Square’ announces full Broadway cast, starts rehearsals

"Paradise Square" began rehearsals Monday, ahead of a scheduled Broadway run starting this March. Joaquina Kalukango and Chilina Kennedy lead the cast, most of whom...

Complete cast announced for ‘Macbeth’ on Broadway

Amber Gray will play Banquo in “Macbeth” on Broadway this spring, producers announced Monday. Gray, an original cast member of "Hadestown," joins previously announced Daniel...