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The Tony Awards to Present Special Awards to Broadway Advocacy Coalition, David Byrne's AMERICAN UTOPIA, FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today that they will present three Special Tony Awards to The Broadway Advocacy Coalition; David Byrne’s American Utopia and Freestyle Love Supreme.

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74TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS Will Air September 26

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.

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Julie Halston To Be Awarded The 2020 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award

Today the Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that actress Julie Halston will receive the 2020 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award for her dedication and advocacy in raising funding and awareness for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF). 

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Graciela Daniele to Receive 2020 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today that Tony Award nominated director and choreographer Graciela Daniele will be the 2020 recipient of the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.

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Audra McDonald and Leslie Odom Jr. to Host 74th Annual Tony Awards

Audra McDonald and Leslie Odom Jr. will be hosting the 74th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, September 26, 2021.

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2020 Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre Are Announced Including Fred Gallo, Irene Gandy, Beverly Jenkins and New Federal Theatre

It was announced today that the The Tony Awards Administration Committee will present the 2020 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to four outstanding contributors to the Broadway industry: Fred Gallo, President of PRG Scenic Technologies; Broadway press agent Irene Gandy; stage manager Beverly Jenkins and New Federal Theatre, Woodie King, Jr. Founder. 

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HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Announce Casting For New Single Show Experience

As previously announced, when Harry Potter and the Cursed Child returns to the Lyric Theatre on Broadway this November, the acclaimed play will be presented in a newly staged, single show experience. The cast includes James Snyder as Harry Potter, Diane Davis as Ginny Potter alongside James Romney as their son Albus Potter; David Abeles as Ron Weasley, Jenny Jules as Hermione Granger and Nadia Brown as their daughter Rose Granger-Weasley; and Aaron Bartz as Draco Malfoy and Brady Dalton Richards as his son Scorpius Malfoy. 

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Taron Egerton and Jonathan Bailey To Lead Mike Bartlett’s COCK in West End

Acclaimed Tony and Olivier Award-winning director Marianne Elliott, who returns to Broadway this fall with Company, will be bringing Mike Bartlett’s COCK to Londond’s Ambassadors Theatre beginning March 5, 2022. Rocketman’s Taron Egerton, Bridgerton and Company star Jonathan Bailey, Jade Anouka and Phil Daniels will star in the classic play about love and identity.

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Heidi Blickenstaff Joins JAGGED LITTLE PILL | Full Broadway Cast Announced

Alanis Morissette’s 15-time Tony nominated musical Jagged Little Pill will reopen on October 21, 2021 at the Broadhurst Theatre, now with Heidi Blickenstaff as Mary Jane. Tony nominee Elizabeth Stanley will be taking some time to be a new mom and will return to share the role with Blickenstaff in November. 

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Watch First Teaser of Reneé Rapp in HBO Max’s THE SEX LIVES OF COLLEGE GIRLS

Created by Mindy Kaling and Justin Noble, The Sex Lives of College Girls follows four college roommates as they arrive at New England’s prestigious Essex College. A bundle of contradictions and hormones, these girls are equal parts lovable and infuriating as they live out their new, free lives on campus.The new series stars Pauline Chalamet, Amrit Kaur, Reneé Rapp, and Alyah Chanelle Scott. Additional series regulars include Midori Francis, Gavin Leatherwood, Chris Meyer, Ilia Isorelys Paulino, Lauren Spencer, and Renika Williams.

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Grammy Winner Jennifer Nettles Joins Cast of WAITRESS On Broadway

Singer and actress Jennifer Nettles will be donning an apron and stepping into the role of Jenna as Sara Bareillies plays her final performances in Waitress on October 17, 2021. Nettles will begin the following Tuesday, October 19, and play through November 24, 2021. 

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Full Casting for Roundabout’s CAROLINE, OR CHANGE on Broadway

Olivier Award winner Sharon D Clarke returns to her acclaimed role as Caroline Thibodeaux in Caroline, or Change when it opens on Broadway later next month. See the full casting!

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WATCH: The Cast of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Kick Off Broadway Week on The Tonight Show

Our favorite man-eating plant is coming back to Off-Broadway next week—but before Little Shop of Horrors reopens at the Westside Theatre, the cast starring Tammy Blanchard as Audrey and Jeremy Jordan as Seymour stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to kick off Broadway Week. Performing a mashup of “Little Shop of Horrors” and “Skid Row”, the 2020 Drama League Best Musical Revival brought the audience and Jimmy to their feet in Studio 6B.

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Full Broadway Cast of DEAR EVAN HANSEN Announced Starring Jordan Fisher

The Tony Award-winning hit musical Dear Evan Hansen is set to return to the Music Box Theatre on Broadway this December starring the one-and-only Jordan Fisher as Evan Hansen. The North American Tour will relaunch for its third year on the road starring Stephen Christoper Anthony as Evan on December 7, 2021 and you can catch Sam Tutty, who recently won the Oliver Award for Best Actor in a Musical as Evan in the London production returning to the Noël Coward Theatre on October 26, 2021. 

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MRS. DOUBTFIRE Announces Broadway Cast Alongside Rob McClure

Ello Poppets! We now have the official opening Broadway cast for the new musical comedy Mrs. Doubtfire based on the iconic film of the same name. Tony nominee Rob McClure will step back into the title role when the show resumes performances at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on October 21, 2021 before an official opening night on December 5! With a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell and music and lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick of Something Rotten! fame, the musical is directed by Jerry Zaks. 

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SLEEP NO MORE Returns Home to the McKittrick Hotel This February

Beginning on Valentine’s Day 2022, the critically acclaimed immersive theatre experience Sleep No More will once again open its doors at the famed McKittrick Hotel to tell the classic tragedy of Macbeth. Audiences will be able to wander through the sprawling and mysterious hotel filled with over 100 rooms to explore at their own pace.

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Casting For Pre-Broadway Run of A STRANGE LOOP At DC’s Woolly Mammoth Theatre

The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A Strange Loop from writer Michael R. Jackson is headed down to Washington DC’s Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company this November. Last seen at Playwrights Horizons in May of 2019, this production will reunite original cast members Antwayn Hopper (Thought 6), L Morgan Lee (Thought 1), John-Michael Lyles (Thought 3), James Jackson, Jr. (Thought 2), John-Andrew Morrison (Thought 4), Jason Veasey (Thought 5) and will also introduce Jaquel Spivey as “Usher.”

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BroadwayCon 2022 Returns In-Person This Upcoming February

The beloved theatre convention BroadwayCon will return to New York City at The Manhattan Center & The New Yorker Hotel on February 18 through February 20 of next year. 

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He’s Back Baby...BEETLEJUICE Returns To Broadway This April

Much like the Candyman, if you keep saying Beetlejuice’s name enough times he will reappear, this time just 5 blocks down the road. After much online speculation, it has officially been announced that Beetlejuice will return to the Great White Way on Friday, April 8, 2022, this time at the Marquis Theatre. 

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Ana Villafañe to Play Roxie Hart in CHICAGO on Broadway

Producers Barry and Fran Weissler are pleased to announce Ana Villafañe will be Broadway’s next Roxie Hart when performances of Chicago resume on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at the Ambassador Theatre.

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Bianca Marroquín, Lillias White, Raymond Bokhour, and More Announced for CHICAGO Broadway Cast

Producers Barry and Fran Weissler are pleased to announce casting for the Broadway company of CHICAGO, which resumes performances at the Ambassador Theatre on Tuesday, September 14th.

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Celebrate Broadway’s Return With CURTAIN UP! in Times Square This September

Beginning Friday, September 17 and running through that weekend, Curtain Up! will celebrate Broadway’s return with a triumphant three day outdoor festival in Times Square. The event will include interactive experiences, panels, live concerts, and performances culminating in a concert celebrating the industry and New York City

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14 Boston Theatres Unite to Announce Collective COVID Policy Commitment

Fourteen theatre companies in the Greater Boston area have banded together to announce a collective commitment to public safety as live, indoor performances resume in the region amid concerns around the rise in COVID-19 cases in the US.

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Camille A. Brown to Direct and Choreograph FOR COLORED GIRLS on Broadway

Producers Nelle Nugent, Ron Simons and Kenneth Teaton announced today that Tony Award nominee Camille A. Brown will direct the upcoming production of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf on Broadway in 2022. This will mark Brown’s directorial debut on Broadway.

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Sara Bareilles, Christian Borle, Heather Headley, Ashley Park Lead INTO THE WOODS Gala for New York City Center

New York City Center today announced the first set of casting for the 2022 Encores! season and the Spring Gala | Encores! Into the Woods on the opening night of the production, May 4.

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THE MUSEUM OF BROADWAY is Headed to Time Square Next Summer

Theatre fans rejoice! The first-ever permanent museum dedicated to the history and legacy of Broadway musicals, plays, and theatres will open next summer at 145 West 45th Street, next to the Lyceum Theatre. From producer Julie Boardman and Diane Nicolette, The Museum of Broadway will offer guests a unique look at the rich history of Broadway, a sneak peek behind-the-scenes, and a chance to personally engage with the “Game-Changing” shows that redefined Broadway forever.

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COME FROM AWAY Will Hit Apple TV+ On September 10

Welcome, back, to the rock! Come From Away will premiere globally on Apple TV+ on Friday, September 10. Directed by Tony Award-winner Christopher Ashley, the filmed production stars an ensemble cast led by members of the Broadway show.

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Daniel J. Watts and More Return to TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL

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 star two-time Tony Award nominee and Olivier Award nominee Adrienne Warren in the title role for a limited engagement, Tony Award nominee Daniel J. Watts as Ike, Dawnn Lewis as Zelma, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe as Tina Turner at some performances, Tony Award nominee Myra Lucretia Taylor as Gran Georgeanna and Jessica Rush as Rhonda. Nominated for 12 Tony Awards, Tina - The Tina Turner Musical will reopen at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Friday, October 8, 2021.

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HADESTOWN Announces Complete Casting for Broadway and National Tour

Today, producers Mara Isaacs, Dale Franzen, Hunter Arnold, and Tom Kirdahy announced casting for both the Broadway and North American touring productions of Hadestown, the Tony Award-winning Best New Musical and winner of the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, as the cast of the Broadway production gathers today for the production’s first post-shutdown rehearsal.

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Ivo van Hove’s WEST SIDE STORY Will Not Return To Broadway

It was announced today that Tony winner Ivo van Hove’s latest revival of West Side Story will not reopen at the Broadway Theatre when in-person performances begin later this fall. The revival of the classic had begun performances on December 10, 2019 and was running up until the shutdown.

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The Official Trailer for EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Is Here

On September 17, Everybody is certainly going to be talking about something! Based off the hit West End musical, Amazon’s Everybody's Talking About Jamie will hit the streaming service next month. 

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THE WOMAN IN BLACK Is Headed Back To The McKittrick Hotel This October

Susan Hill’s The Woman in Black is headed back to the McKittrick Hotel, home of Sleep No More. Performances are set to begin October 21, with an opening night set for October 24. This production had a previous run at the McKittrick back in January of 2020. 

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COME FROM AWAY Announces Full Broadway Cast

COME FROM AWAY has announced their full Broadway cast for a September 21 return.

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BROADWAY REOPENING GUIDE

Broadway is back! As shows continue to announce reopening we will continue to update this article with the most up-to-date information.

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PASS OVER Moves Opening to August 22

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 move its opening night up to Sunday August 22, 2021, three weeks earlier than the previously announced opening date of Sunday September 12, 2021.

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Beanie Feldstein to Lead FUNNY GIRL Revival On Broadway

Beanie Feldstein will star as “Fanny Brice” in the first Broadway revival of Funny Girl. For the first time in 58 years, the new production directed by Michael Mayer will begin performances in spring 2022 at a Broadway theatre to be announced soon. When Funny Girl first premiered on Broadway in 1964, it went on to garner eight Tony Award nominations. 

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LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Headed Off-Broadway with Bill Camp, Elizabeth Marvel and Ato Blankson-Wood

Eugene O’Neill’s classic Long Day’s Journey into Night is headed to the Minetta Lane Theatre Off-Broadway in a new stage production that will be directed by Tony Award nominee Robert O’Hara and starring Bill Camp, Ato Blankson-Wood, and Elizabeth Marvel, produced by Audible.

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The Broadway League Announces Vaccination and Mask Requirement for Audiences

The Broadway League announced today that the owners and operators of all 41 Broadway theatres in New York City will require vaccinations for audience members, as well as performers, backstage crew, and theatre staff, for all performances through October 2021. Masks will also be required for audiences inside the theatre, except while eating or drinking in designated locations.

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Charity Angel Dawson, Christopher Fitzgerald, Eric Anderson return to WAITRESS, Broadway Cast Announced

It’s looking like Joe’s Pie Diner is welcoming back some regulars when Waitress returns for a limited engagement beginning September 2, 2021 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Joining the previously announced Sara Bareilles as Jenna, many returning actors will be joining the production including Eric Anderson (Cal) Charity Angel Dawson (Becky), Christopher Fitzgerald (Ogie), Caitlin Houlahan (Dawn), Dakin Matthews (Joe) and Joe Tippett(Earl). The ensemble is Tyrone Davis, Jr., Matt DeAngelis, Andrew Fitch, Henry Gottfried, Molly Jobe, Emily Koch, Max Kumangai, Anastacia McCleskey, and Stephanie Torns.

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Natalie Mendoza to Play Sparkling Diamond Satine in MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL on Broadway

Producers Carmen Pavlovic and Bill Damaschke are pleased to announce that Natalie Mendoza will join the Broadway company of Moulin Rouge! The Musical in the role of Satine when the Tony-nominated hit musical resumes performances on Friday, September 24, 2021, at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. The full cast is now set for the show’s return.

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Audience Rewards Launches SPIN & WIN GAME to Offer 100 Million Points to New and Existing Members

Audience Rewards, the Official Rewards Program of Broadway and the Arts, has announced the launch of a new Spin & Win Game to celebrate the return of Broadway. Available now through August 22 for Audience Rewards members new and old, the game will offer an unprecedented 100 million points (equivalent to 10,000 Broadway show tickets), redeemable for free tickets, merchandise and VIP experiences.

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Ghostlight Records and Two River Theater Will Release LOVE IN HATE NATION Cast Recording

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and TWO RIVER THEATER have announced that the label will record the new Joe Iconis musical Love in Hate Nation for an original cast album. The recording is based on the show’s world premiere production at the Two River Theater in 2019.

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Full Cast Announced for A COMMERCIAL JINGLE FOR REGINA COMET

Announced today is the complete casting for the world premiere off-Broadway musical A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet. Starring as ‘Regina Comet’ is Bryonha Marie Parham (Prince of Broadway, “The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!”), who will be joined by A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet creators Alex Wyse (“Indoor Boys”, Spring Awakening) and Ben Fankhauser (Newsies, Beautiful) to complete the cast.

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DESTINY OF DESIRE Will Round Out Guthrie Theater's 2021-22 Season

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, Artistic Director), in association with The Foxboro Company, today announced that Destiny of Desire, written by critically acclaimed playwright Karen Zacarías (Native Gardens) and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Broadway’s Jitney), will complete its 2021–2022 Season. Prior to an anticipated 2022 Broadway run produced by The Foxboro Company, the Guthrie is pleased to produce Destiny of Desire for its audiences.

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THE SHOW MUST GO ON Documentary Releases Trailer

Theater director Sammi Cannold (Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment), Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Dori Berinstein (ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway), WYSIWYG Studios, CEO Kwan-Woo Park and Elizabeth Armstrong have announced the premiere of their new documentary film, The Show Must Go On, on Monday, August 9, 2021 at Broadway’s Majestic Theatre, home of The Phantom of the Opera, to benefit and celebrate the work of The Actors Fund.

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Patrick J. Adams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jesse Williams Will Return to TAKE ME OUT

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President and Artistic Director; Khady Kamara, Executive Director) has confirmed that Patrick J. Adams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Jesse Williams will return for the upcoming production of Richard Greenberg’s Tony Award-winning play, TAKE ME OUT.

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HAMILTON Announces Broadway Cast, Box Office Opening

Producer Jeffrey Seller today announced Broadway casting for Hamilton when performances resume September 14, 2021 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. In addition, the Richard Rodgers box office will reopen on August 2, 2021 at 10:00 am.

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New Trailer for VIVO, Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda

Vivo, the brand new film with music by Lin-Manuel Miranda, dropped a new trailer today. The film debuts on Netflix on August 6, 2021.

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PASS OVER to Celebrate First Performance on Broadway with Post-Show Block Party

PASS OVER announced today it will hold a block party on West 52nd Street in celebration of its first preview, and the first performance of a play on Broadway since March 2020, on Wednesday August 4 outside of the August Wilson Theatre.

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The Queens Are Back! Full Broadway Casting for SIX Announced

The Broadway producers of SIX, the musical by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, are pleased to confirm that the original Broadway Queens, who originated their roles when the show first debuted in New York, will return to the production this fall at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

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THEATRE FOR ONE: HERE IS THE FUTURE Returns to In-Person Performances at West Plaza Beginning August 5

Performances of Theatre for One, the sensational and intimate theatrical experience that brings together one actor and one audience member will be presented by Arts Brookfield at New York City’s newest dynamic destination for food, culture, retail, and hospitality Manhattan West, located at 9th Avenue between 31st and 33rd Street.

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SHOWSTOPPERS! SPECTACULAR COSTUMES FROM STAGE AND SCREEN Adds Costumes from HAMILTON and More Broadway Shows

It was announced today that the Costume Industry Coalition’s new exhibition, Showstoppers! Spectacular Costumes from Stage & Screen, has added both extraordinary costumes and exciting partners to their summer spectacle, running from August 5 – September 26 at 234 West 42nd Street. Tickets are on sale now and are available at ShowstoppersNYC.com.

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IS THIS A ROOM and DANA H. To Play In Repertory on Broadway

This fall, the Vineyard Theatre production of IS THIS A ROOM, conceived and directed by Obie Award winner Tina Satter, and the Goodman Theatre, Center Theatre Group and Vineyard Theatre production of DANA H., by Obie Award winner Lucas Hnath and directed by Obie Award winner Les Waters, will come to Broadway’s Lyceum Theatre, playing on a rotating schedule.

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WHEN THE LIGHTS ARE BRIGHT AGAIN To Be Published This November

When The Lights Are Bright Again, the new book created by Andrew Norlen spotlighting the 2020-2021 theater shutdown will be published on Monday, November 1 by Applause Theatre & Cinema Books. The book features letters of loss, hope, and resilience from the theater community, paired with stunning portraiture from acclaimed Broadway photographer Matthew Murphy.

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Tim Dolan to Host Virtual Shopping Experience PLACES PLEASE: BROADWAY'S BACK! This Weekend

On Sunday, July 25, 2021, beginning at 4pm EDT, theatre fans from across the country will join some of the top Broadway vendors to bring the community together for this highly anticipated virtual shopping experience - PLACES PLEASE: Broadway’s Back!

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DIANA: THE MUSICAL Announces Original Cast Recording

Today UMe releases “The World Fell In Love,” the first official piece of music from the September 24 release of Diana: The Musical Original Broadway Cast Recording and announces the full track list, which previews the stellar performances that promise to take audiences on a revealing, emotional journey inside the palatial life of Diana, Princess of Wales.

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THE SHOW MUST GO ON Documentary Film Premiere TO Be Held at Majestic Theatre

Theater director Sammi Cannold (Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment), Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Dori Berinstein (ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway), WYSIWYG Studios, CEO Kwan-Woo Park and Elizabeth Armstrong have announced the premiere of their new documentary film, The Show Must Go On, on Monday, August 9, 2021 at Broadway’s Majestic Theatre, home of The Phantom of the Opera, to benefit and celebrate the work of The Actors Fund.

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Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan to Reunite in London for BONNIE AND CLYDE IN CONCERT

Broadway stars Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan will reunite for a one-off performance of the cult hit musical BONNIE AND CLYDE IN CONCERT produced by Fourth Wall Live at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London on Tuesday January 18, 2022 at 7:30pm.

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Brian Stokes Mitchell, Grace McLean, Michael R. Jackson and More to Perform in Concert-Cabaret Series for Lincoln Center's RESTART STAGES

Lincoln Center Theater will inaugurate its concert/cabaret series as part of Restart Stages, Lincoln Center’s initiative to bring back the performing arts to New York, this week when it presents Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell in his new concert Out with the Old, In with the New beginning this Wednesday, July 21 through Friday, July 23 at 8pm at the Restart Stage at Damrosch Park. LCT’s concert/cabaret series will continue the week of August 15 with LCT Summersongs, intimate performances at the Isabel and Peter Malkin Stage at Hearst Plaza, which will feature Tony Award winner John Gallagher, Jr., the married composing and performing couple The Bengsons, singer-songwriter-playwright Grace McLean and her band Grace McLean & Them Apples, and Michael R. Jackson, Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of A Strange Loop.

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Adrienne Warren Will Return to TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL For a Limited Engagement

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 star two-time Tony Award nominee and Olivier Award nominee Adrienne Warren, who will return to the title role for a limited engagement. Nominated for 12 Tony Awards, TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will reopen at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Friday, October 8, 2021.

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MERRY WIVES in The Park Cancels Performances due to Positive COVID Test

According to The Public Theater’s Twitter account and notice online, earlier today a member of the production of Merry Wives from Shakespeare in the Park tested positive for Covid-19.

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Cleo King, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Devere Rogers, and More Join Full Cast of CHICKEN & BISCUITS

Producers Pamela Ross, Hunter Arnold, E. Clayton Cornelious and Leah Michalos are delighted to announce the full Broadway cast of Chicken & Biscuits, the new comedy play by Douglas Lyons making its Broadway premiere this fall at Circle in the Square Theatre.

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COME FROM AWAY: CONCERT AT LINCOLN MEMORIAL To Honor 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Ford’s Theatre Society today announced a one-night concert version of the Tony-nominated musical Come From Away on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, September 10, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. Members of the Come From Away company will star in this free, 100-minute concert in honor of the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Come From Away: Concert at the Lincoln Memorial features modified concert staging with minimal props and costumes and is presented rain or shine.

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Woolly Mammoth Announces 2021-22 Season

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is back...to the future, back to welcoming patrons into its home in Penn Quarter, and back to the magic of live performance, while acknowledging a new future must be built for a more equitable and sustainable industry. The 2021-2022 season will start to build that future in the here and now by programming previously announced projects, producing a live version of a hit streaming show, and launching a national tour.

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Uzo Aduba, Ron Cephas Jones, Reza Salazar, and Kara Young Cast in Second Stage's CLYDE'S

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President & Artistic Director; Khady Kamara, Executive Director) has announced casting for its upcoming production of Lynn Nottage’s new play, CLYDE’S.

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New York City Center Announces 2021-22 Season

New York City Center President & CEO Arlene Shuler today announced a full calendar of programming for the 2021 – 2022 season, reopening the landmark theater to the public in October 2021.

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DIANA: THE MUSICAL Announces Broadway Reopening Date, Netflix Release on October 1

Producers Grove Entertainment (Beth Williams), Frank Marshall and The Araca Group announced today that Diana: The Musical is coming back to Broadway this Fall. Pending Broadway’s anticipated return with government approval, and following health and safety guidelines, previews are scheduled to resume at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) on Wednesday, December 1, 2021.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber's CINDERELLA Releases Full Album

Polydor Records today released the full album of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella.

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May 8, 2021

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Virtual
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Registration Open for BROADWAY CARES VIRTUAL 5K

Join theater artists and fans from across the country for the Broadway Cares Virtual 5K. Virtually join forces with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS to ease on down the road by running, walking, hiking or biking to make a lifesaving difference for those in need.

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LaChanze To Star in Broadway Premiere of TROUBLE IN MIND

Roundabout Theatre Company announced today that Tony & Emmy Award winner LaChanze will star in the Broadway premiere of Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright.

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Sara Bareilles to Star in Limited Engagement of WAITRESS

Barry and Fran Weissler announced today that the hit Broadway musical Waitress will return for a limited engagement, September 2, 2021 - January 9, 2022, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

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COMPANY Moves Broadway Reopening to November 15

Today, producers of the upcoming revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s landmark American musical Company, under the direction of two-time Tony Award winner Marianne Elliott, announced that the visionary award-winning new production will now begin performances one month earlier than previously scheduled with preview performances resuming on Monday, November 15 ahead of a Thursday, December 9 opening night at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

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Exclusive: New Virtual Theatrical Shopping Experience PLACES PLEASE: BROADWAY’S BACK

Places Please: Broadway's Back is a one night only virtual shopping experience to celebrate the art form of theatre and connect with your favorite creators in ways like never before.

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June 10, 2021

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Regional
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Rema Webb to Lead LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILL at Cape Playhouse This July

It was announced today that Broadway’s Rema Webb (Book of Mormon, The Color Purple, Lion King) will step into the spotlight as the unforgettable jazz icon Billie Holiday in The Cape Playhouse’s upcoming production of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill which runs July 14 through the 24th in Dennis, Massachusetts.

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June 10, 2021

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A COMMERCIAL JINGLE FOR REGINA COMET Sets Off-Broadway Run

The first new musical to premiere off-Broadway since the pandemic shutdown, A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet, has announced its run. Featuring book, music, and lyrics by Alex Wyse (“Indoor Boys”, Spring Awakening) and Ben Fankhauser (Newsies, Beautiful), with direction by Marshall Pailet (Baghdaddy, Triassic Parq), this world premiere musical begins previews on Friday, September 17th, at the DR2 Theatre, with an opening night set for Monday, September 27th. The strictly limited engagement is set to run through Sunday, November 14th, 2021.

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Los Angeles
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Geffen Playhouse Announces Reimagined 2021-22 Season

Geffen Playhouse will return to in-person performances with a reimagined 25th Anniversary season launching September 14, 2021, and run through July 24, 2022.

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PLAZA SUITE Announces New Broadway Dates

Today, producers for the upcoming Broadway revival of Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite announced new performance dates with stars Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker, directed by John Benjamin Hickey. Plaza Suite will now begin preview performances on Friday, February 25, 2022, with the official opening night set for Monday, March 28, 2022, at Hudson Theatre.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Announces Broadway Reopening, Now One Part

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the world’s most award-winning play, will return to North America as a newly staged, one show magical experience. Performances of this world premiere theatrical event begin at Broadway’s Lyric Theatre in New York on November 16, 2021, and at the Curran in San Francisco on January 11, 2022. The Canadian premiere in Toronto will begin performances in May 2022 at the Ed Mirvish Theatre.

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WATCH: Broadway is BACK! SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY Begins Performances

With Springsteen on Broadway now in performances, the lights of Broadway are officially back on. The Boss and New Jersey native began his intimate solo concert at the St. James Theatre last night to a sold out house which included many familiar faces from Steven Van Zandt to Pete and Chasten Buttigieg to New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy. 

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June 10, 2021

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Anti-Vax Protest Outside First Night of St. James Theatre for SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY

A large group of anti-vaxxers showed up outside the St. James Theatre Saturday night before the first performance of the New Jersey native’s Springstreen on Broadway to protest Jujamcyn’s guidelines for entry. 

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June 10, 2021

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On Screen
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WATCH: A Musical Lover's Dream - The SCHMIGADOON! Official Trailer on Apple TV

Apple TV+ today released the trailer for its new musical comedy series “Schmigadoon!,” executive produced by Lorne Michaels and starring Emmy Award nominee Cecily Strong and Emmy Award winner Keegan-Michael Key

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June 10, 2021

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SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY Announces Digital Lottery

In advance of the Bruce Springsteen's second bow on Broadway, Jujamcyn Theaters and Lucky Seat have announced a digital lottery for performances beginning June 29 through the final performance on September 4

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June 10, 2021

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Playbill’s GLIMMER OF LIGHT celebrates Pride, Hope, and Community

Last Thursday, Playbill held their first-ever concert in celebration of Pride month, Glimmer of Light. The event was also one of the first large gatherings associated with the return of New York City’s theatre industry since the onset of the pandemic over a year ago.

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May 8, 2021

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Douglas Lyons’ CHICKEN & BISCUITS Announces Broadway Run

The Circle in the Square Theatre will have a new resident come this fall, and it’s looking rather tasty. Chicken & Biscuits by Douglas Lyons will begin previews on September 23, 2021 featuring Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis and Michael Urie.

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June 10, 2021

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THE MINUTES Announces Broadway Reopening and New Home

Tracy Letts’ latest play The Minutes will resume performances in New York now at Broadway’s Studio 54 with previews set to begin in March of 2022.

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June 10, 2021

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THE MUSIC MAN Announces New Executive Producer, Tickets on Sale

Producers Barry Diller and David Geffen announced today that tickets for the highly-anticipated revival of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man are on sale beginning at 10:00 a.m. EST this morning.

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THE BOOK OF MORMON Announces Broadway Reopening

The Book of Mormon has announced it will return to the Eugene O'Neill Theatre on Friday, November 5, 2021.

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June 10, 2021

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New Musical ALICE IN NEVERLAND Lands All-Star Broadway Cast For Developmental Reading

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

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June 10, 2021

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Jackie Hoffman To Lead New Comedy FRUMA-SARAH (WAITING IN THE WINGS) Off-Broadway This July

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.

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June 10, 2021

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Limited Musical Series Set at Disney+ with Josh Gad, Luke Evans, and Briana Middleton

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.

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June 10, 2021

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BLUE MAN is Back! Announced Off-Broadway Return This September

The award-winning phenomenon Blue Man Group will return to New York City’s Astor Place Theatre on Friday, September 3.

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June 10, 2021

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WATCH: Andrew Garfield in New TICK, TICK...BOOM! Teaser From Netflix

Lin-Manuel Miranda makes his feature directorial debut with tick, tick…BOOM!, an adaptation of the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson

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June 10, 2021

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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Announces Broadway Reopening Date

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

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June 10, 2021

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Theatre Women Awards Celebrated over Zoom

This past Monday evening, June 7th, 2021, the League of Professional Theatre Women held their Theatre Women Awards Gala over Zoom.

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May 8, 2021

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PHOTOS: Get An Inside Peak At THE DRAMA BOOK SHOP

Get an inside look at the new Drama Book Shop which opens to the public June 10 in New York City.

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June 10, 2021

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Full Cast Announced for BROADWAY BARES: TWERK FROM HOME

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.

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New York Theatre Workshop Announces 2021-22 and 2022-23 Seasons

New York Theatre Workshop announced their complete 2021/22 Season as well as initial work for the 2022/23 Season.

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May 8, 2021

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The Guthrie Theater Announces 2021-22 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.

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Kristin Chenoweth Joins Laura Benanti, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Jordan, and More on THE BROADWAY CRUISE

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. 

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THE MUSIC MAN Announces New Broadway Dates

The Music Man has announced new opening dates at the Winter Garden Theatre. The show will now begin performances on December 20, 2021, with an opening night on February 10, 2022.

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May 8, 2021

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