Thursday, February 27, 2020

NEWS

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ plays Madison Square Garden

“To Kill a Mockingbird” made history Wednesday afternoon when the play was performed in Madison Square Garden in front of approximately 18,000 New York City public school students.  This is the first time a Broadway...

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 for original cast member Sophia Anne Caruso, who announced that...

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 the Broadway debut for Kinnear, known for his film and...

‘The Minutes’ announces digital lottery and rush tickets on Broadway

“The Minutes” will offer rush tickets and a digital lottery for its Broadway run, the production announced Monday. Lottery tickets will be available between midnight and 3 p.m. the day before the performance on the...

Broadway theaters to dim lights in memory of Zoe Caldwell

All Broadway theaters will dim their lights Friday to commemorate the life of the late actor Zoe Caldwell.  Caldwell, a four-time Tony Award winner, passed away on Feb. 16 at age 86. The theaters will...

The role of a press agent, according to veteran Irene Gandy

“My job is public relations, prostitution and politics.” So quipped theatrical press agent Irene Gandy when asked how she views the career she has built over the past 50 years. Throughout that time, she has...

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 the evening show on Feb. 19, a spokesperson for the...

‘The Inheritance’ will end its Broadway run in March

“The Inheritance” is ending its Broadway run on March 15, producers Tom Kirdahy, Sonia Friedman Productions and Hunter Arnold announced Thursday evening.  As of its closing date, the production will have played 46 previews and...

Broadway theaters to dim lights for producer Margo Lion

Several Broadway theaters will dim their lights on Feb. 29 to commemorate the life and work of late producer Margo Lion. Lion, the producer behind "Hairspray" and more, died on Jan. 24 at the age...

Actors’ Equity releases statement on ‘West Side Story’

Actors’ Equity released a statement Thursday in response to a report of “West Side Story” company members who may be concerned about safety due to ongoing protests.  Weekly protests have been taking place outside the...