MCC Theater (Bob LuPone, Bernie Telsey, Will Cantler, Co-Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the next round of performers for Miscast21, premiering on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 8pm ET on MCC’s YouTube Channel. The broadcast will remain available through 11:59pm ET on Thursday, May 20, 2021.
“Much has been written about my history of troubling interactions with colleagues, and I am profoundly sorry for the pain my behavior caused to individuals, directly and indirectly,” wrote Scott Rudin in a statement.
Private Reels: From the LCT Archives, streamed recordings of outstanding LCT productions in their entirety, continues on Thursday, April 22 at 7pm with Lincoln Center Theater’s 2016 production of Marco Ramirez’s The Royale, directed by Rachel Chavkin.
Following a critically acclaimed run at London’s Southwark Playhouse last year and a successful digital stream with stream.theatre and Broadway On Demand, The Last Five Years will transfer to the West End’s Vaudeville Theatre this Fall.
On April 4, 2021 Broadway reached a new milestone on the road to reopening. As part of NY PopsUp, the very first performance inside a Broadway theater occurred this past Saturday at the St. James Theatre.
The North American Touring Company of Come From Away, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, is pleased to announce the new social justice podcast “Conversations From Away,” hosted by cast member Aaron Michael Ray.
Following a year of unparalleled challenges and thrilling innovations, Artistic Director Mandy Greenfield has announced Williamstown Theatre Festival’s return to live performances this summer – outdoors, socially distanced, and with safety prioritized.
Heathers the Musical (WhatsOnStage 2019 award for Best New Musical) returns to the stage with a double announcement. The hit show will make its return to the West End’s Theatre Royal Haymarket from June 21 for a strictly limited 12 week run, while simultaneously launching its new touring production from July 28, opening at Leeds Grand Theatre for three weeks, before spreading corn nuts throughout the UK.
School is back in session! The second season of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” will land on Disney+ on May 14.
NY PopsUp presented their second performance inside a Broadway theater this past Saturday as Amber Iman performed to a socially-distanced house comprised of Broadway performers at the Broadway Theatre.
The performance art piece Fragments, a live audio story will return this spring, playing three successive weekends in May. Featuring a stunning array of live dance, video projections, original composition, and a timeless story, Fragments has been adapted in accordance with current New York State health guidelines.
On the heels of its smash-hit streaming event, Macbeth: A Surround Sound Experiment, Knock at the Gate returns to the space between your ears this April with Caesar: A Surround Sound Experiment, a new immersive listening experience designed for headphones and lunar light (no screens, no zooms).
New York City Center President & CEO Arlene Shuler today announced a new digital program as part of the 2020 – 2021 season, Sutton Foster|Bring Me to Light. Filmed live at City Center, the concert premieres Wednesday, April 28 at 7pm ET, with on demand viewing through Monday, May 31.
As part of NY PopsUp, the very first performance inside a Broadway theater occurred this past Saturday at the St. James Theatre. In front of a socially-distanced audience made up primarily of front line workers, Tony Award Winner Savion Glover and three-time-Tony Award Winner Nathan Lane took the stage for the first time since March of 2020.
Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Founder/Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, will produce a 2021 season that will feature four productions staged indoors at the theatre’s Boyd-Quinson Stage (30 Union Street) and three productions which will be staged outdoors under a tent at BSC’s Production Center (34 Laurel Street).
Producers Ken Davenport and Bob Gaudio announced today that the previously untitled Broadway-bound new musical that will tell the incredible life story of legendary singer-songwriter Neil Diamond, now has its name – A Beautiful Noise – and will have its world premiere at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre next summer with performances for this strictly limited four-week engagement starting Tuesday, June 21, 2022 and playing through Sunday, July 17, 2022.
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.
The Drama League has announced the 2021 Nominees and Special Recognition Honorees for The 87th Annual Drama League Awards.
MCC Theater has announced part of the lineup for their upcoming Miscast 21, which will premiere on Saturday, May 16, 2021 on the theater’s YouTube channel.
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has partnered with DC Health and MedStar Health to announce the opening of an additional high-capacity vaccination site in an effort to vaccinate as many residents as possible against COVID-19.
FourthWall Theatrical, in association with Fake Friends and Jeremy O. Harris, is thrilled to present the world premiere of This American Wife, the newest experiment in live internet theater from the creative minds of Circle Jerk (Vulture’s Best of 2020), running May 20–June 6.
Six of Broadway and Hollywood’s most charitable stars are stepping up to lead the first Red Bucket Match-Up, an online fundraising campaign starting today to fund Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ National Grants Program.
The Tony Award-winning theatrical production company Seaview has announced a new, interactive, theatrical experience designed to be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home.
Producer Lia Vollack announced today that the electrifying and seminal musical play Melvin Van Peebles’ Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death will return to Broadway for the very first time since its 1971 premiere production.
Today, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon and Executive Director Jennifer Bielstein announced an updated lineup and performance schedule that will comprise San Francisco’s premier nonprofit theater organization’s upcoming season.
Resounding, the immersive-audio entertainment company, announced today casting for the world premiere live outdoor performance and simulcast of Beyond the Veil, an original ghost thriller by Steve Wargo, as part of the month-long residency at the theatrical drive-in experience Radial Park at Halletts Point Play.
Following its opening at the Watermill Theatre, a critically acclaimed sell-out tour in 2019, a highly successful Christmas season at The Other Palace in 2019, a Grammy nomination and 3 Olivier Award nominations, Amélie The Musical arrives in the heart of the West End this summer.
Craft Recordings and Concord Theatricals are proud to announce the digital release of the R&H Goes Pop! album
The National Theatre today announces plans to reopen in June, welcoming audiences back to the South Bank for the first time since closing last December.
Lyric Opera of Chicago announces The New Classics: Songs from the New Golden Age of Musical Theater, a virtual cabaret starring Broadway’s Gavin Creel, Nikki Renée Daniels, and Norm Lewis, plus Amanda Castro, Jenn Gambatese, Jo Lampert, and Heath Saunders, with David Chase as music director and featuring members of the Lyric Opera Orchestra.
After breaking advance box office records at the Piccadilly Theatre when it opened in February 2020, the smash hit feel-good Pretty Woman: The Musical returns to the West End this Summer in its new home the Savoy Theatre, with performances from July 8, 2021.
The spring “Spotlight on Plays” series is thrilled to welcome six celebrated, award-winning actresses. Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn & SAG nominee Carla Gugino will star in Watch on the Rhine, Emmy Award winner Kathryn Hahn will star in The Sisters Rosenweig, Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will star in Ohio State Murders, Tony Award winner Mary-Louise Parker will star in The Baltimore Waltz and Academy Award winner Meryl Streep will star in Dear Elizabeth.
Obie award winning director, playwright, and actor Jared Mezzocchi will head to the Geffen Playhouse for the world premiere of Someone Else’s House a new live, virtual, and interactive theatrical experience based on Mezzocchi’s own terrifying experiences in New England. Margot Bordelon is set to direct.
Jujamcyn Theaters celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the historic Walter Kerr Theatre, with a just-released interactive timeline.
Producer Daryl Roth is thrilled to announce that Blindness, the acclaimed Donmar Warehouse production of Nobel Prize-winner José Saramago’s dystopian novel written by Tony Award winner Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) and directed by Walter Meierjohann, will begin performances on Friday, April 2 at the Daryl Roth Theatre (101 East 15th Street at Union Square East) as one of the first performing arts events to open in New York City.
Lincoln Center Theater has announced that it will inaugurate Private Reels: From the LCT Archives, streamed recordings of outstanding LCT productions in their entirety, as part of its LCT Spotlight Series. Private Reels: From the LCT Archives will kick off on Thursday, March 18 with Christopher Durang’s award-winning Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.
BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical will now begin performances at the Adelphi Theatre in London’s West End on August 20, 2021.
A cavalcade of beloved Broadway, television and film stars have joined the roster of performers for the virtual edition of Broadway Backwards, the show where gender doesn’t matter but love does. The stream premieres at 8 pm Eastern on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.
Akram Khan Company and Leicester’s Curve Theatre are pleased to announce that Akram Khan's Jungle Book Reimagined, the choreographer’s brand-new work – a deeply personal interpretation based on the original story by Rudyard Kipling with an original score, will have its world premiere at Curve from April 2 – 9, 2022. Tickets will go on sale in the coming months.
The beloved Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning smash hit musical Jersey Boys returns to London’s West End, opening at the new multi-million pound reinstated Trafalgar Theatre, with performances from July 28 and an opening night of August 10, 2021. Performances through Christmas 2021 are on sale and Jersey Boys is now booking until January 2, 2022.
The Prince of Egypt, the hit musical based on the classic DreamWorks Animation film, will resume performances at London’s Dominion Theatre on Thursday July 1, 2021 with public booking now extended until Saturday January 8, 2022.
Celebrated theater maker Thomas Ellenson has today released a star-studded adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s “I’m Still Here,” to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Broadway’s closure due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.
Future Spotlight Productions today announce that tickets are now on sale for the feature film of new musical In Pieces by Joey Contreras. The film will be available online April 23 – 26.
Theatre producer PW Productions are delighted to announce they are currently developing a new stage production of The Invisible Man, created by the Bafta Award-winning Derren Brown and written by the award-winning Barney Norris.
Danielle Brooks, Samuel L. Jackson, and John David Washington will open a Broadway revival of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Piano Lesson in 2022. LaTanya Richard Jackson has been set to direct the production.
Polydor Records/UMe has announced the video for “I Know I Have A Heart,” the third piece of music from the forthcoming album of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella.
Selladoor Worldwide is delighted to announce that Bring It On The Musical will play its long-awaited London season at the Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall from Wednesday December 8, 2021 to Saturday January 2, 2022, following eight performances at the New Theatre, Peterborough from Tuesday November 30 to Saturday December 4, 2021.
Lincoln Center Theater’s LCT SPOTLIGHT SERIES, a free program of digital events, featuring LCT artists in performance, conversation and more, will continue on Thursday, March 25 at 7pm with “Looking Back at CONTACT,” LCT’s 2000 award-winning musical.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today the long-awaited return of live indoor performance across New York State will commence April 2, 2021 with the reopening of a significant number of Flexible Venues (“Flex Venues”) as part of an ongoing systematic effort to help jumpstart New York’s struggling live entertainment sector.
Disney has just announced that the second season of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series will premiere on May 14.
Netflix released the first official trailer for a new movie musical, A Week Away, set to be released March 26.
The Barn Theatre have announced an upcoming digital musical theatre event entitled The Secret Society of Leading Ladies, which provides a new innovative format that allows the viewer to make decisions and control the set list.
Out of the Box Theatrics (Elizabeth Flemming, Founder and Producing Artistic Director; Ethan Paulini, Associate Artistic Director), Holmdel Theatre Company (Laurie Devino, Artistic Director; Colleen Cook, Executive Director) and Blair Russell (Slave Play) are pleased to announce the creative team and streaming dates for their upcoming site-specific virtual production of The Last Five Years.
Andrew Barth Feldman (Broadway's "Dear Evan Hansen," "Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical") and Asher Angel ("Andi Mack," "Shazam!") will guest star in the upcoming second season of the hit Disney+ Original series "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series." Created and executive-produced by Tim Federle (Golden Globe and Academy Award-nominated "Ferdinand"), the series is currently in production in Salt Lake City.
NY PopsUp, an unprecedented and expansive festival featuring hundreds of pop-up performances (many of which are free of charge and all open to the public) that will intersect with the daily lives of New Yorkers, has been announced by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.
American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, announced that it will present The Conjurors’ Club, a live interactive multi-magician virtual experience created by Vinny DePonto and Geoff Kanick from March 13 - April 4, 2021.
The made-for-television version of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella starring Brandy Norwood as Cinderella and Whitney Houston as Fairy Godmother is set to start streaming on Disney+ on February 12.
Composer-lyricist Joey Contreras has released his single “Me and Mr. Popularity” that features Dear Evan Hansen star Andrew Barth Feldman. The song is the first single off of his upcoming album, In Pieces: A New Musical (Highlights) and can be found on digital streaming platforms, with a music video release on YouTube. The album is expected to be released later this year.
Curve has announced plans to also stream The Color Purple online between February 16 and March 7, in association with Birmingham Hippodrome.
UK-based entertainment innovators Swamp Motel are bringing their uniquely chilling and captivating brand of theater to the US with Plymouth Point.
Sony's upcoming Cinderella movie will hit cinemas July 16th instead of the original release date of February 5th.
MCC Theater (Bob LuPone, Bernie Telsey, Will Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) announced today that they will re-air the benefit reading of Alan Bowne’s Beirut that took place this past April.
Fionn Whitehead, star of Dunkirk and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, will take on the titular role in an upcoming contemporary digital adaptation of the Oscar Wilde classic, The Picture of Dorian Gray.
The Huntington Theatre Company in partnership with GBH presents the audio version of the comedy Tiger Style! by Mike Lew and directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel ("Hand to God" on Broadway).
Lincoln Center Theater’s LCT Spotlight Series, a free program of digital events, featuring LCT artists in performance, conversation and more, will continue on Thursday, January 28 at 7pm with “Looking Back at THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA,” LCT’s 2005 award winning musical.
HBO Max has given an eight-episode first season order to the Max Original, JULIA, based on the life of world-renowned chef Julia Child.
Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) of Manhattan Theatre Club have announced the final two show for return to the stage in their 2021-22 season.
The LCT SPOTLIGHT SERIES, Lincoln Center Theater’s free program of digital events which features LCT artists in performance, conversation and more, resumes on Thursday, January 14th at 8pm with TURNING THE PAGE: LCT Artists Read Their Own Poetry and Prose.
Previously announced to run until February 17, the Olivier nominated creators of Alice’s Adventures Underground, Les Enfant Terribles are delighted to announce a further three weeks for their innovative and immersive online adventure that blurs the lines between theatre, gaming, escape room and board game. Sherlock Holmes: An Online Adventure. “The Case of the Hung Parliament” will now run from January 27 to March 10.
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.”
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.
February 28, 2021
Norwegian Cruise Line continues their “EMBARK NCL Spotlight” series with “Live From Broadway,” the second episode of its live streamed concert program.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Broadway’s Rob McClure leads a talented cast of seven in Resounding’s latest audio production, Treasure Island.
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.
February 28, 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.