Saturday, January 18, 2020

NEWS

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ announces House Pride Nights

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” will host a series of House Pride Night events at specified performances in February and March, the production announced Friday. The two-part play will hold costume and trivia contests...

‘The Minutes’ announces full creative team for Broadway

“The Minutes” has announced its full creative team for its Broadway run beginning next month.  In addition to director Anna D. Shapiro and playwright Tracy Letts, who also stars in the show, the production includes...

‘Plaza Suite’ announces complete Broadway cast

"Plaza Suite" has announced the complete cast for its Broadway run this spring as well as its preceding Boston run. In addition to the previously announced Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker, the cast includes...

Erika Henningsen and more join Broadway cast of ‘Flying Over Sunset’

Erika Henningsen, who currently stars as Cady Heron in "Mean Girls," is joining the cast of "Flying Over Sunset." In addition to Henningsen, the newly announced cast members include Jeremy Kushnier, Emily Pynenburg, Michele Ragusa,...

‘Slave Play’ becomes part of NYPL’s Theatre on Film and Tape Archive

Wednesday night’s performance of “Slave Play” will be filmed by the New York Public Library’s Theatre on Film and Tape Archive. Every year, the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive films 50 to 60 theater...

Ciara Renée to star as Elsa in ‘Frozen’ opposite McKenzie Kurtz

Ciara Renée will take over the role of Elsa in “Frozen,” starring opposite McKenzie Kurtz, who will make her Broadway debut in the role of Anna.  Renée comes to the role after starring as the...

International theater attendees reach record high in Broadway League survey

Broadway saw the highest number of international attendees on record during the 2018-2019 season, according to the Broadway League’s annual survey.  Last season, 14.8 million people attended Broadway shows, the highest number since the survey...

Lauren Reid voted chair elect of Broadway League

Lauren Reid, chief operating officer of the John Gore Organization, has been elected as incoming chair of the Broadway League.  Reid will take over the position at the end of 2020, after current chair Thomas...

Situation to open London office in May 2020

Situation will open a London office in May 2020, the digital ad agency announced Monday.  The expansion marks the company’s first venture into the United Kingdom and its second office location overall, joining its existing...

‘Broadway Vacation’ musical sets world premiere in Seattle

"Broadway Vacation" will have its world premiere at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre this fall. The musical, produced by 5th Avenue Theatre in association with Ken Davenport, features a score and book by David Rossmer and...