Monday, October 21, 2019

Casting

Norm Lewis, Tamyra Gray to step into ‘Once on This Island’

Norm Lewis and Tamyra Gray will take over the roles of two of the gods on "Once on This Island" this winter as Merle...

Adam Driver to star in 2019 Broadway revival of ‘Burn This’

Adam Driver is returning to Broadway with the revival of "Burn This" in 2019. The production, which has not announced a theater or exact dates...

Michael Luwoye to play Hamilton on Broadway starting in January

Michael Luwoye will officially take over the role of Alexander Hamilton on Broadway on Jan. 16, 2018, producer Jeffrey Seller announced Wednesday.  Luwoye is...

Roundabout announces full cast for Tom Stoppard’s ‘Travesties’

Roundabout Theatre Company announced its full cast for the Broadway revival of “Travesties” this spring. Tom Hollander, who was previously announced, will be joined by...

Broadway League files suit as casting directors continue push for union

The Broadway League has filed suit against seven Broadway casting agencies alleging that they have violated antitrust laws by forming a “cartel” that has...

Armie Hammer to make Broadway debut in ‘Straight White Men’

Armie Hammer is making his Broadway debut this summer in "Straight White Men," Second Stage Theater company announced Monday. Hammer, who played the Winklevoss twins in...

Sara Bareilles returning to star in ‘Waitress’ in January

Sara Bareilles is coming back to Broadway. The songwriter of "Waitress" is returning to show Jan. 16 to star as "Jenna." Jason Mraz, currently playing...

Peter Jöback will be the Phantom for the show’s 30th anniversary

Peter Jöback is returning to the Majestic Theatre once more. Jöback, a Swedish recording artist and former Phantom, will take on the lead role...

Max von Essen to join ‘Anastasia’ in leading role

There's a new Gleb in town. Max von Essen will take over the role of Gleb in "Anastasia" from Ramin Karimloo, who originated the role...

Kelli O’Hara to lead ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ on Broadway next season

Kelli O’Hara is returning to Broadway in Roundabout Theatre Company's production of “Kiss Me, Kate,” slated for February 2019. O’Hara will star in the...

‘The Boys in the Band’ announces casting for Broadway revival in April

Producers Ryan Murphy and David Stone are bringing "The Boys in the Band" to Broadway this spring with a starry cast. Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto,...

‘A Bronx Tale’ taps Adam Kaplan as new lead

Adam Kaplan is taking over the role of "Calogero" in  "A Bronx Tale" on Nov. 9, replacing original cast member Bobby Conte Thornton. Kaplan comes to...

Ramin Karimloo to depart ‘Anastasia’ at the end of 2017

Ramin Karimloo will end his run as “Gleb” in “Anastasia” on Dec. 31, 2017. Karimloo, a Tony Award-nominee for his turn as Jean Valjean...

James Barbour to end run as Phantom in December

Another Phantom is leaving the building. The musical, which is the longest running show in Broadway history, announced Monday that the Phantom, James Barbour,...