Broadway favorite Christy Altomare will lead a June 16th developmental reading of a new musical, Alice in Neverland, billed as a sequel to one of the most beloved stories of all time, and a prequel to anothe
Emmy nominee Jackie Hoffman and Kelly Kinsella are set to star in FRUMA-SARAH (WAITING IN THE WINGS), which will being performances July 1 Off Broadway at the cell theatre.
An eight-episode prequel to the 2017 live-action film, Beauty and the Beast will star Luke Evans and Josh Gad, reprising their roles as Gaston and LeFou (Louie), and introduce Briana Middleton as Louie's stepsister, Tilly.
The award-winning phenomenon Blue Man Group will return to New York City’s Astor Place Theatre on Friday, September 3.
Lin-Manuel Miranda makes his feature directorial debut with tick, tick…BOOM!, an adaptation of the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson
Scout is headed back to the Shubert! It was announced today that Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, the most successful American play in Broadway history, will return October 5, 2021 to the Shubert Theatre
A company of Broadway Bares favorites and newcomers more than 170 strong will combine forces to light up screens for Broadway Bares: Twerk from Home in its online premiere Sunday, June 20, 2021.
New York Theatre Workshop announced their complete 2021/22 Season as well as initial work for the 2022/23 Season.
The Guthrie Theater today announced its 2021–2022 Season, including the national tour of the critically acclaimed What the Constitution Means to Me by famed writer Heidi Schreck; a world-premiere adaptation of A Christmas Carol by Lavina Jadhwani, featuring all-new creative design; Lorraine Hansberry’s heralded A Raisin in the Sun; William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, directed by former Artistic Director Joe Dowling in his first return to the Guthrie; Kate Hamill’s world-premiere adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma, commissioned by the Guthrie; Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Sweat; and a seventh title to be announced.
The Broadway Cruise is pleased to welcome Kristin Chenoweth to the all-star line-up, performing a concert and doing a Q&A talk back during a stop in Norfolk. Join your favorite Broadway stars and creative luminaries for the inaugural sailing of The Broadway Cruise, a roundtrip cruise from NYC to Bermuda, April 9-14, 2022.
Producers Grove Entertainment (Beth Williams), Frank Marshall and The Araca Group announced today that Diana: The Musical is coming back to Broadway one month earlier than anticipated. Previews are now scheduled to resume at the Longacre Theatre on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Opening night is now set for Wednesday, November 17, 2021. As previously announced, Diana: The Musical will premiere as a special presentation on Netflix on Friday, October 1, 2021,
The limited engagement of Thoughts of a Colored Man will begin preview performances on Friday, October 1 making it the first new play on Broadway following the shutdown.
The Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 production of Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s acclaimed, award-winning play PASS OVER, directed by Obie Award winner Danya Taymor (“Daddy,” Heroes of the Fourth Turning) will begin performances August 4th, 2021, at Broadway’s August Wilson Theatre, with opening night scheduled for Sunday, September 12, 2021.
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh today announced that The Phantom of the Opera, the longest-running show in Broadway history, would resume performances on Friday, October 22. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, May 7 at 9AM.
The producers of the international hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong are pleased to announce that the New York production will resume performances on the Tony Award winning set at New World Stages on October 15, 2021.
The National Theatre and Neal Street Productions announced today that the highly-acclaimed, five-time Olivier Award nominated epic play, The Lehman Trilogy, is set to resume performances on Broadway on Saturday, September 25, with an opening night set for Thursday, October 14 at the Nederlander Theatre.
It was announced today that the Grammy and Tony Award-winning rock legend will return to New York later this month on June 26 with his intimate solo concert.
Tony Award winner and five-time Emmy Award nominee Phylicia Rashadwill return to Broadway this winter in Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of Skeleton Crew, written by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson.
Tony Award nominee Joaquina Kalukango (Slave Play, One Night in Miami, Paradise Square) will lead the cast of the new musical Paradise Square, which will open on Broadway on Sunday, March 20, 2022 at the Barrymore Theatre.
In-person performances will soon return to the Loeb Drama Center in the American Repertory Theater’s upcoming season which includes some performances from their previously announced 2019-2020 season.
The biggest day of the year for Broadway fans will return - in person - on Sunday, October 3, 2021, as Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ much-anticipated Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction will once again take to the streets of New York City’s Theater District.
The Public Theater announced today that Free Shakespeare in the Park will return this summer with the delightful comedy MERRY WIVES, adapted by award-winning Jocelyn Bioh and directed by Associate Artistic Director and Resident Director Saheem Ali.
It’s Written In The Stars! Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that the award-winning Original Broadway Cast of the beloved show Aida will join them on “Stars In The House” on Saturday, June 5 (the previously announced Dreamgirls show will be held at a later date).
MCC Theater has announced their 2021-2022 season with a return to in-person theatre beginning this October with Jocelyn Bioh’s Nollywood Dreams directed by Saheem Ali.
Producer Joey Parnes announced today that Bob Fosse’s Dancin’, the Broadway icon’s landmark musical tribute to the artform that defined his life, will return to Broadway 40 years after the original smash-hit production took its final bow. Dancin’ is aiming for a Broadway bow in the 2022-23 season, following a pre-New York run to be announced.
Today, Tectonic Theater Project and Madison Wells Live announced casting for Seven Deadly Sins, the sexy and adventurous outdoor theatrical experience, coming to New York City’s Meatpacking District.
The Nederlander Organization is pleased to announce the world premiere engagement of the new Broadway-bound musical Once Upon A One More Time, inspired by the music performed and recorded by Grammy Award-winning pop icon Britney Spears. Set to debut this fall at the Tony Award-winning Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), in Washington, D.C, Once Upon A One More Time begins performances at STC’s Sidney Harman Hall on Monday, November 29, 2021, for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 2, 2022.
Producers Kenny Wax, Wendy & Andy Barnes, George Stiles, and Kevin McCollum are pleased to announce that SIX, the international musical phenomenon by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, will return to Broadway this fall at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47 th St, NYC). The production was previously set to have its opening the very day Broadway shut down on March 12, 2020, with the performance cancelled just a few hours before the curtain was to go up. Now, SIX will finally celebrate its long-awaited official Broadway opening night on October 3, 2021. Performances begin on September 17, 2021.
Producer Kevin McCollum announced today that Mrs. Doubtfire, the new musical comedy based on the 1993 20th Century Fox film, will resume performances at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on October 21, 2021, with an opening night of December 5, 2021. Rob McClure will return as the titular Mrs. Doubtfire.
Producers Marianne Elliott and Chris Harper announce that the highly-anticipated revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company, starring Katrina Lenk as Bobbie and two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone as Joanne, will resume performances at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on December 20, 2021 with a new opening night of January 9, 2022.
Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations, the Tony Award-winning musical will resume Broadway performances on Saturday, October 16, subject to government approval, at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) with a gala performance heralding the return of Broadway.
Producers Vivek J. Tiwary, Arvind Ethan David and Eva Price are thrilled to announce that the 15-time Tony Award-nominated and Grammy Award-winning Broadway musical Jagged Little Pill will reopen on Broadway on Thursday, October 21, 2021.
Stage Entertainment, James L. Nederlander and Tali Pelman, in association with Tina Turner, announce that Best Musical Tony Award nominee Tina - The Tina Turner Musical will reopen at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) on Friday, October 8, 2021.
Lia Vollack Productions and The Michael Jackson Estate announced today dates for the Broadway World Premiere of the highly anticipated MJ, the new musical inspired by the life of Michael Jackson. MJ will begin performances on Broadway on December 6, 2021, with an opening night set for Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at the newly refurbished Neil Simon Theatre (250 W 52nd Street).
Producer Stacey Mindich is thrilled to announce that the Broadway production of Dear Evan Hansen will open on December 11, 2021 when the Tony Award-winning Best Musical will return to its home at the Music Box Theatre five years after its original Broadway opening.
Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of André Bishop, has announced dates when it will reopen its doors after the long theater shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic and mark the beginning of its 2021-2022 season.
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced production plans for the 2021-2022 theatrical season, including the returns of several productions previously set to open before the COVID-19 pandemic.
The American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League have announced that the long awaited 74th Annual Tony Awards–celebrating the productions of the 2019-20 season–will air for the first time on both Paramount+ and CBS on Sunday, September 26, nearly a year after nominations were first announced.
Art Lab and ShowTown Productions are pleased to announce that Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young – former “American Idol” contestants who are married in real life – will co-star in a new virtual production of the 2013 Broadway musical comedy, First Date. The production, directed by Meg Fofonoff, will stream for five performances from July 23-25 on the ticketing platform, Stellar.
MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY, London’s premier themed dining experience, is delighted to be throwing open its doors once again at The O2 London, from Friday October 1, 2021, currently booking through to Sunday April 3, 2022, promising to bring fun, spectacle and the escapism of a Greek Island holiday to the heart of the Capital this Autumn.
The Theatre Support Fund+ are delighted to announce that due to phenomenal public demand, the final performance of the sold-out run of THE SHOW MUST GO ON! LIVE AT THE PALACE THEATRE will now be streamed as a live broadcast on Sunday June 6 at 7pm BST / 11am PT / 2pm ET.
On June 23, 2021 at 8:00 PM, an unprecedented, one-time-only virtual benefit, I’m Still Here, will stream on Broadway On Demand to benefit The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts ’Billy Rose Theatre Division.
Today, on Bob Dylan’s birthday, it was announced that Girl From The North Country will resume performances on Broadway on Wednesday, October 13.
Today, producers Mara Isaacs, Dale Franzen, Hunter Arnold, and Tom Kirdahy announced that Hadestown, the Tony Award-winning Best New Musical and winner of the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will return to the Walter Kerr Theatre on Thursday, September 2.
Singer/songwriter and Broadway veteranDaniel Quadrino released “Feel Your Love“, the ultimate summer Pride anthem today. The single, which features big, sassy pop beats and passionate vocals, is now available on all digital platforms.
The Drama League (Artistic Director, Gabriel Stelian-Shanks; Executive Director, Bevin Ross) announced the winners of The 87th Annual Drama League Awards. The ceremony streamed worldwide through the interactive Awards Room platform on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 7:00PM ET.
Ogunquit Playhouse, the crown jewel of Maine’s Southern Seacoast and a renowned destination for regional theater for almost 90 years, is bringing live theater outdoors this summer. Rising from the grounds of The Playhouse campus’s south lawn is The Leary Pavilion, a 25,700 square foot open-air venue — nearly three times the size of their indoor theater — designed to give audiences the best theatrical experience in the safest possible environment.
The Kit Kat Club in London’s West End will open its doors this November with the musical Cabaret starring Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA, Tony and Olivier award winner Eddie Redmayne as The Emcee and BAFTA Nominee and British Independent Film award winner Jessie Buckley as Sally Bowles.
Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the much anticipated film adaptation of the award-winning West End hit musical, will launch exclusively on Prime Video on September 17, 2021 in over 240 countries and territories. The film, from New Regency, Film4 and Warp Films, stars the breakout discovery Max Harwood as Jamie New, alongside Sarah Lancashire, Lauren Patel, Shobna Gulati, Ralph Ineson, Adeel Akhtar, Samuel Bottomley, with Sharon Horgan and Richard E. Grant.
The film version of the Tony and Grammy-winning musical is expected to hit theaters September 24.
Wartella will star as Dion DiMucci, with Altomare as Dion’s wife Susan and McIntyre as Dion’s right hand man, Johnny. The show will begin performances March 24, 2022 and play through April 24, 2022. Additional casting will be announced at a later date.
Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director and Barry Grove, Executive Producer) is thrilled to announce performance dates for the two previously announced productions that will reopen MTC’s Broadway and off-Broadway stages this fall.
According to the Little Shop of Horrors official social media accounts, Jeremy Jordan will play Seymour Krelborn, Tammy Blanchard will return to play Audrey, and Christian Borle will return to play Orin Scrivello when the show returns to the Westside Theatre.
TodayTix Originals is bringing Broadway back to Tavern on the Green with Broadway at Tavern, a special series of live concerts from stars of the New York stage under the stars at New York’s most iconic eatery. Safely reuniting Broadway’s best artists with audiences, this exclusive TodayTix Originals concert series will launch on Tuesday, May 25 at 8:30pm ET with a one-night-only performance by original Hamilton cast member and star of Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, Tony Award nominee Ariana DeBose, followed by performances on Tuesday, June 8 & Wednesday, June 9 at 8:30pm ET by Broadway star and recording artist, Shoshana Bean.
The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today the New York premiere of A THOUSAND WAYS (PART TWO): AN ENCOUNTER will take place in several locations at The Public Theater, beginning on Tuesday, June 8, and will run through Sunday, August 15.
Producers of the critically-acclaimed Off-Broadway production of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s landmark musical Little Shop of Horrors are thrilled to announce that the 2020 Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama Desk Award-winning Best Musical Revival will reopen on Tuesday, September 21 at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street).
The Award-Winning Chalk Repertory Theatre with funding from L.A. City’s Department of Cultural Affairs announces the launch of its new audio play series Chalk Lines. Five short plays using immersive audio storytelling will bring to life unsung landmarks in Los Angeles City Council districts 8, 9, and 10 including the Metro Expo Line, Leimert Park, Historic West Adams, and Exposition Park.
TOGETHER APART, a collection of new short musicals written, composed, directed-by and starring Brown University alumni, will premiere on May 27th at 5:30 PT/8:30 ET to raise money for The Actors Fund, an organization that provides emergency financial assistance to members of the entertainment community.
New Adventures is delighted to announce the World Premiere of Matthew Bourne’s THE MIDNIGHT BELL opening at Cheltenham Everyman on September 9, 2021, as part of a UK tour to 13 venues including a season at Sadler’s Wells from October 4-9, 2021.
New Wave Arts in association with Salon Z announced today the latest installation in their “Inspired by Baroque” Series, a two-night-only premiere of My Cyrano, an improvisation featuring extracts from Edmond Rostand’s classic heroic comedy Cyrano de Bergerac and extracts from the poem “My Cyrano” by Tanya Lebedinskaya.
Berkshire Theatre Group announces casting for two summer shows, The Importance of Being Earnest, and Nina Simone: Four Women.
The Cape Playhouse is hosting a virtual event called Leap Year Tonight on June 10 to honor what was originally supposed to be the opening night of their 2020 season.
May 8, 2021
The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) announced the nominees for the 38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Thursday morning.
The 2020-2021 SpeakEasy Stage Company season will feature Matthew Lopez’s Olivier-winning The Inheritance.
While this year’s Boston theatre season might have been cut short, the 38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards soldiered on with its entertaining virtual ceremony on May 11.
London based music director and supervisor Alan Williams has teamed up with over 50 musicians from the West End to create an incredible medley from some of our favorite musicals.
Broadway’s Rob McClure leads a talented cast of seven in Resounding’s latest audio production, Treasure Island.
Following NBC’s annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" telecast, the network will air a special "Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes–At Home Holiday Special" tonight, December 2, at 10 PM ET.
The cast is set for Resounding’s immersive audio production of The Fantastical Tale of The Nutcracker and The Mouse King performed live for four performances only December 17th-19th.
The three Barrington favorites will star in this virtual concert that will be filmed in advanced and will stream from Friday, December 18 at 7:30 pm ET through Wednesday, December 23 at 7:30 pm ET.
A.C.T. is set to stream the holiday classic December 4-31, 2020 featuring an outstanding cast of Bay Area actors.
Get your first look at production photos and a new music video from "Jack and the Beanstalk: A Musical Adventure" which is streaming on demand through January 4, 2021 from the A.R.T. in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Slave Play playwright Jeremy O. Harris and New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) have announced the inaugural Golden & Ruth Harris Commission, which offers two $50,000 commissions for a new theatrical work, allowing the recipients to “dream expansively and extensively about a theatrical creation while working to relieve them in part from the need to seek other income over the course of the commissioning year.”
Tony winner Jefferson Mays stars in a solo version of the beloved holiday classic directed by acclaimed Tony nominee Michael Arden. The whimsical Charles Dickens’ tale is streaming now through January 3, 2021.
Dr. Seuss’ timeless classic will be brought to life this holiday season with a fun-filled two-hour production of The Grinch Musical! set to air December 9 at 8pm ET from the Troubadour Theatre in London on NBC.
Presented in association with TikTok and TodayTix Presents, the Tony Award-winning theatrical production company Seaview (Slave Play; Sea Wall/A Life) produces this online event, which will stream Friday, January 1, 2021 at 7:00pm ET and be available for streaming for 72 hours.
The night will include appearances from many Broadway greats such as, Barbara Streisand, Antonio Banderas and the Spanish cast of A Chorus Line, Sutton Foster, Kristen Bell, Josh Groban, Leslie Odom Jr. and Billy Porter to name a few.
Starting on December 16, London and several other areas in the south-east of England will move from Tier 2 lockdown to Tier 3, tightening restrictions on the city that were recently lifted.
Norwegian Cruise Line continues their “EMBARK NCL Spotlight” series with “Live From Broadway,” the second episode of its live streamed concert program.
After revealing her ALS diagnosis this past February, Luker tirelessly advocated for the over 30,000 Americans living with ALS, taking part in fundraisers benefiting new drug treatments, and urging fans and followers to write their legislators to increase funding for these therapies.
May 8, 2021
Disney+ has announced that new songs by Tony Award–winner Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez will be featured in Marvel Studios’ upcoming new Disney+ series “WandaVision.”