Monday, October 21, 2019

Casting

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,...

‘Hamilton’ to sell $10 tickets for all seats at Halloween performance

"Hamilton" is expanding its lottery program for Halloween night. The Broadway show will play an 8 p.m. performance on Oct. 31 in which all available...

Danny Burstein to take over role of Alfred Doolittle in ‘My Fair Lady’

Danny Burstein will take on the role of Alfred P. Doolittle in "My Fair Lady," beginning Jan. 8. Burstein takes over the role from Norbert...

Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller to star in ‘Ink’

Bertie Carvel will reprise his role of Rupert Murdoch in "Ink" on Broadway this spring. Jonny Lee Miller, an Olivier Award winner for "Frankenstein," joins...

Corbin Bleu cast in updated ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ revival

Corbin Bleu will star alongside Kelli O’Hara and Will Chase in the revival of “Kiss Me, Kate,” which is being updated for the 21st...

‘Choir Boy’ announces full cast, new opening night

"Choir Boy" has set its full cast ahead of a new opening night date. In addition to previously announced cast members Chuck Cooper, Austin Pendleton...

Tony Goldwyn joins the cast of ‘Network’

Tony Goldwyn is joining the cast of "Network," playing alongside Bryan Cranston and Tatiana Maslany. Goldwyn, who recently completed seven seasons starring on the television...

Brandon Uranowitz to join the cast of ‘The Band’s Visit’

Brandon Uranowitz will take over the role of Itzik in “The Band’s Visit” beginning Oct. 9. Uranowitz, a two-time Tony Award nominee, will replace...

Tony Carlin to take over role of Louis in ‘Bernhardt/Hamlet’

Understudy Tony Carlin will take over the role of Louis in "Bernhardt/Hamlet," replacing Paxton Whitehead who has left the production for health reasons. Carlin, whose...

Full cast set for ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

Helmed by Jeff Daniels, "To Kill A Mockingbird" has set its full cast. Alongside the previously announced Daniels as Atticus Finch, Celia Keenan-Bolger as Scout,...

Ruth Wilson, Elizabeth Marvel, Jayne Houdyshell join cast of Broadway’s ‘King Lear’

Ruth Wilson, Elizabeth Marvel, Jayne Houdyshell and more will star alongside Glenda Jackson, who will play the titular role in "King Lear" on Broadway. The...

Tatiana Maslany will make her Broadway debut in ‘Network’ this fall

Tatiana Maslany will make her Broadway debut in “Network” this fall, starring alongside Bryan Cranston. Producers David Binder, the National Theatre, Patrick Myles, David Luff,...

Al Roker to make his Broadway debut in ‘Waitress’ this October

Weather anchor Al Roker will join the cast of "Waitress" on Oct. 5 in the role of "Joe." This is the Broadway debut for Roker,...

‘The Ferryman’ announces complete casting for Broadway run

"The Ferryman" has announced the complete cast for its Broadway run this fall. Joining the more than 30-person cast are ensemble members Audrey Bennett, Peter Bradbury, Trevor...

Hailey Kilgore returns to lead role in ‘Once on This Island”

Hailey Kilgore is returning to "Once on This Island" Tuesday night, after recovering from a foot injury. In Kilgore's absence, Loren Lott returned to the...

Laura Benanti to take over Eliza Doolittle role in ‘My Fair Lady’

Laura Benanti will assume the role of Eliza Doolittle this fall as the current star, Lauren Ambrose, leaves to shoot a television show. Benanti will...

Kerry Butler, Rob McClure and more complete casting for ‘Beetlejuice’

"Beetlejuice" has announced complete casting for the world premiere of the musical, including Kerry Butler and Rob McClure. In the musical, starring Alex Brightman as...

Marylouise Burke, Gary Wilmes join cast of ‘True West’

Marylouise Burke and Gary Wilmes will join Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano in the cast of "True West," this winter. The Sam Shepard play, directed...

Alex Brightman, Sophia Anne Caruso to star in ‘Beetlejuice’ musical

Alex Brightman will star as the title character in the world premiere of the musical “Beetlejuice,” alongside Sophia Anne Caruso, who will play Lydia....

Keri Russell joins Adam Driver in ‘Burn This’ on Broadway

Keri Russell will star alongside Adam Driver in the revival of “Burn This” on Broadway this spring. The revival of the Lanford Wilson play...

David Cromer to join the cast of ‘The Waverly Gallery’

Coming off of his Tony Award win for Best Director of a Musical, David Cromer is returning to acting this season in "The Waverly...

‘Dreamgirls’ posts Broadway casting notice

A casting call for a Broadway production of "Dreamgirls" appeared on industry sites Wednesday. According to a press representative for Sonia Friedman Productions and "Dreamgirls"...

Loren Lott to temporarily take over role of Ti Moune in ‘Once on This...

Loren Lott will take over the lead role of Ti Moune in "Once on This Island," while Hailey Kilgore recovers from a foot injury,...

Dylan Baker, Jason Butler Harner and more cast in ‘Bernhardt/Hamlet’

Dylan Baker and Jason Butler Harner will join Janet McTeer in "Bernhardt/Hamlet" on Broadway this fall. The play, written by Theresa Rebeck and directed by...

Alexandra Billings, John Ellison Conlee and more cast in ‘The Nap’

Alexandra Billings, John Ellison Conlee and Johanna Day will star in the American premiere of "The Nap" this fall. The play, written by Richard Bean...

Jeremy Jordan to star in ‘American Son’ on Broadway this fall

Jeremy Jordan will star in the Broadway premiere of "American Son" alongside Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale and Eugene Lee. Jordan will play the role of...

‘Straight White Men’ recasts leading role for second time

"Straight White Men" has replaced the actor in the role of Ed for the second time in its run. Stephen Payne will replace Denis Arndt...

Will Chase to star with Kelli O’Hara in ‘Kiss Me, Kate’

Will Chase will star alongside Kelli O'Hara in "Kiss Me, Kate" later this season. Chase, who previously starred alongside O'Hara in a 2016 concert production...

Denis Arndt to replace Tom Skerritt in ‘Straight White Men’

Denis Arndt will replace Tom Skerritt in the Broadway production of "Straight White Men," a few days before the production is set to begin previews. Skerritt...

Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stiles and more join cast of ‘Tootsie’

Lilli Cooper and Sarah Stiles will star alongside Santino Fontana in the musical adaptation of "Tootsie," premiering in Chicago this fall. Cooper, currently starring in...

‘Hamilton’ to hold auditions in Puerto Rico for all companies

"Hamilton" will hold auditions in Puerto Rico this June ahead of the show's January 2019 opening in San Juan. The casting call will be for...

Donna Murphy will play six performances of ‘Hello, Dolly!’ this summer

When Bette Midler returns to "Hello, Dolly!" later this summer, so will Donna Murphy. Murphy, who was the Dolly Gallagher Levi alternate during Midler's original...

Andy Karl to take over ‘Pretty Woman’ role from Steve Kazee on Broadway

Andy Karl will play the leading role of Edward in "Pretty Woman: The Musical" on Broadway, taking over the part from Steve Kazee. Kazee, who...

‘The Ferryman’ announces principal cast for Broadway run

Jez Butterworth's "The Ferryman" has announced principal casting for its Broadway run, bringing over many of its same cast members from London. The show, which...

Supergirl’s Melissa Benoist to play Carole King in “Beautiful”

"Beautiful" has a new Carole King. Melissa Benoist, who currently stars as the title character in the TV show "Supergirl," will take on the role...

Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris to lead ‘King Kong’

Christiani Pitts will take on the lead role of Ann Darrow and Eric William Morris will play Carl Denham in upcoming Broadway musical "King...

Bette Midler to return for the end of ‘Hello, Dolly!’ run

Bette Midler is returning to star in “Hello, Dolly!” for six weeks this summer. Midler will return to the show from July 17 through the...

‘The Cher Show’ announces full cast for pre-Broadway premiere

Teal Wicks and Micaela Diamond are joining Stephanie J. Block to play the role of Cher in the Chicago run of 'The Cher Show.' Cher...

Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit, Danny Burstein to lead ‘Moulin Rouge’ musical

Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit and Danny Burstein will star in the world premiere of “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” at the Emerson Colonial Theatre.  Additional casting...

Stephanie J. Block to play Cher in ‘The Cher Show’

Stephanie J. Block will star as Cher in the Broadway-bound musical "The Cher Show," the show's press team confirmed Tuesday. "The Cher Show" is playing...

Ethan Hawke to star in ‘True West’ on Broadway next season

Roundabout Theatre Company will bring “True West” to Broadway next season, starring Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano. The Sam Shepard play will be directed...

‘Gettin’ the Band Back Together’ announces lead casting

"Gettin' the Band Back Together" has cast four of its five lead band members. The musical, directed by John Rando, has cast Mitchell Jarvis as...

Tony Shalhoub to step away from ‘The Band’s Visit’ for TV show

Dariush Kashani is taking over the lead role of Tewfiq in "The Band's Visit" as Tony Shalhoub steps away to shoot a television show. Kashani...

Santino Fontana to temporarily join ‘Hello, Dolly’ as Cornelius Hackl

Santino Fontana will take over the role of Cornelius Hackl in "Hello, Dolly!" as Gavin Creel recovers from back surgery. Fontana will join the cast...

Jeff Daniels, Celia Keenan-Bolger to lead cast of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Jeff Daniels will star as Atticus Finch alongside Celia Keenan-Bolger as Scout in the upcoming Broadway production of "To Kill a Mockingbird." The play, directed...

‘Kinky Boots’ adds two new cast members, extends Kirstin Maldonado

"Kinky Boots" is adding another new cast member, as David Cook is slated to take over the role of "Charlie Price" in April. Cook, a...

Katharine McPhee to take over lead role in ‘Waitress’

Katharine McPhee will take over the lead role of Jenna in "Waitress" on April 10. This will be the Broadway debut for McPhee, who starred...

Ensemble cast for ‘Summer: The Donna Summer Musical’

Alongside LaChanze, Ariana DeBose and Storm Lever, who will be playing three versions of Donna, Aaron Kohn will take on the role of "Neil,"...

LaChanze, Ariana DeBose and Storm Lever cast in Donna Summer musical

The Donna Summer Musical has named its three Donnas. LaChanze, Ariana DeBose and Storm Lever will reprise their roles as “Diva Donna,” “Disco Donna” and...

Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber to star in ‘The Prom’

"The Prom" has its principal attendees. The new musical will star Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber, Caitlin Kinnunen, Isabelle McCalla, Michael Potts, Angie Schworer,...

Sara Bareilles extends two more weeks in ‘Waitress’

Sara Bareilles will play the lead role in "Waitress" for an extra two weeks, extending her time in the show to March 11. Bareilles, who...

Complete cast announced for ‘The Iceman Cometh’

"The Iceman Cometh," starring Denzel Washington, announced the rest of its cast Thursday. The cast of the Eugene O'Neill revival, directed by George C. Wolfe,...

Beth Malone joins cast of ‘Angels in America’

Tony nominee Beth Malone will play the role of "The Angel" in select performances of "Angels in America," the show announced Tuesday. Malone joins the...