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Most Broadway shows cancelled after power outage

More than 20 Broadway shows were cancelled Saturday night after a power outage hit the west side of Manhattan. Among the confirmed show closures: “Hadestown,”...

‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ plans Kennedy Center run after Broadway

“What the Constitution Means to Me” will head to Washington, D.C. following its Broadway run. The play, starring and written by Heidi Schreck, will...

Barry Manilow to play summer Broadway engagement

Barry Manilow will return to Broadway this summer as part of the “In Residence on Broadway” series. The singer-songwriter will play the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre...

Shubert Alley temporarily closed after fallen debris

Shubert Alley will remain closed Wednesday evening, after a piece of stucco fell from an exterior wall in the alley earlier in the day. At...

‘Jagged Little Pill’ to open at the Broadhurst this fall

“Jagged Little Pill” will open at the Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway this fall. Previews are set to begin Nov. 3, 2019, with an opening night...

‘Magic Mike’ musical workshop postponed as writers depart

A private workshop of the Magic Mike musical taking place this week has been postponed, a spokesperson for the production confirmed. The reason for the...

Rockwell Group to design new Broadway-themed hotel

Designer David Rockwell is hoping to bring the behind-the-scenes players of the Broadway industry to the forefront with his design for the upcoming Olio...

Mel Brooks to play two nights on Broadway this June

Mel Brooks is coming to Broadway for two nights in June as part of the “In Residence on Broadway” series. Brooks will star in...

Tina Turner Musical to play the Lunt-Fontanne on Broadway

The Tina Turner musical, entitled "Tina — The Tina Turner Musical," will open at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in the fall, the producers announced Thursday. The...

Regina Spektor to play Broadway concert

Regina Spektor will appear on Broadway in June as part of the "In Residence on Broadway" series. The singer-songwriter will appear at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre...

‘Gary’ pushes back opening date

"Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus" has pushed back its opening night date to April 21. The Taylor Mac play was originally set to open...

Yanni to play Broadway engagement at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre this summer

Yanni has been announced as the second musician to appear at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre as a part of the new In Residence on Broadway...

‘Tea at Five’ will head to Boston before Broadway bow

"Tea at Five," starring Faye Dunaway as Katharine Hepburn, will now play Boston before it comes to Broadway. The play, written by Matthew Lombardo and directed...

‘Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune’ to play the Broadhurst Theatre

“Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune,” starring Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon, will play the Broadhurst Theatre this spring. The revival of...

‘Hamilton’ moves theaters in Puerto Rico due to security concerns

The Puerto Rico engagement of "Hamilton" has moved theaters due to concern over possible rallies. The production, starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, will now play the Luis...

‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ will transfer to New World Stages

'The Play That Goes Wrong' will live on after its Broadway closing on Jan. 6. The production announced Thursday that it will transfer to New...

‘King Lear’ to play Cort Theatre, ‘Hillary and Clinton’ at Golden

Producer Scott Rudin has changed the location of "King Lear," which was previously announced to play the Golden Theatre. On Thursday, he announced that "King...

Police deployed across NYC after suspicious package at CNN

The Time Warner Center near Columbus Circle was evacuated Wednesday morning after a suspicious package was mailed to CNN, one of the building occupants. In...

‘Chicago’ harassment investigation to take place in next two weeks

Judd Burstein, the independent investigator looking into claims of harassment at “Chicago” after the death of a cast member, plans to finish his investigation...

‘Chicago’ producers investigate harassment claims after cast member’s death

The producers of “Chicago” are investigating reports of harassment targeted at a cast member who took his own life last month after being a...

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ to open in San Francisco in fall 2019

"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will play the Curran theater in San Francisco beginning in the fall of 2019. The play is coming to...

Fire in building of Ripley-Grier Studios leaves two civilians seriously injured

Two civilians sustained life-threatening injuries in a fire that occurred Monday afternoon at 520 8th Avenue, home of Ripley-Grier Studios and other theater offices. The...

Broadway rallies behind Ruthie Ann Miles after car crash kills daughter

The Broadway community is rallying behind actor Ruthie Ann Blumenstein, whose stage name is Ruthie Ann Miles, after a car struck and injured Blumenstein...