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‘Waitress’ to close on Broadway in January

"Waitress" will end its run on Broadway in January, producers Barry and Fran Weissler announced Tuesday. The musical, with a score by Sara Bareilles, will play its final performance on Jan. 5, 2020. At the time...

‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ announces recoupment on Broadway

“What the Constitution Means to Me” has recouped its investment on Broadway, the production announced Monday.  The play, starring and written by Heidi Schreck, has recouped its full capitalization of $2.5 million in the week...

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,” “Ain’t Too Proud," "Oklahoma!" "Hamilton," "To Kill a Mockingbird," "Harry...

Opinion: The great reckoning on Broadway

The official report from the Broadway League at the end of the 2018-2019 season couldn’t have been more upbeat.  “For the 2018-2019 season, total attendance reached 14,768,254 and Broadway shows yielded $1,829,312,140 in grosses, making...

‘Slave Play’ announces Broadway run

“Slave Play” is coming to Broadway this fall. It’s certainly not the trajectory that playwright Jeremy O. Harris envisioned for his work. But then again, as Broadway prepares to welcome his play, which examines the...

‘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 and produced by Scott Rudin, Barry Diller and David Geffen,...

‘Frankie and Johnny’ posts early closing notice

"Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune" will close on July 28, one month ahead of schedule. The Terrence McNally play, starring Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon, was originally slated to play a limited...

Ben Holtzman selected as the next T. Fellow

Ben Holtzman has been selected as the next Geraldine Stutz T. Fellow. As part of the T. Fellowship, which seeks to develop the next generation of creative producers, Holtzman will receive a $20,000 budget to develop...

‘The Ferryman’ announces recoupment

“The Ferryman” has recouped its investment on Broadway, the production announced Sunday.  The play, which won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Play, finished its run on July 7. Featuring a full company of 35...

‘Pretty Woman’ will end its run in August

“Pretty Woman” will play its final performance on Aug. 18, one year after the show opened on Broadway.  At the time of closing, the musical will have played 27 preview performances and 421 regular performances....