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Christy Altomare, Joey McIntyre, and Michael Wartella Join Broadway-Bound THE WANDERER at Paper Mill

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.

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May 18, 2021

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Manhattan Theatre Club Announces LACKAWANNA BLUES Broadway Opening, MORNING SUN Off-Broadway Opening

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.

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May 17, 2021

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DIANA: THE MUSICAL Announces New Broadway Reopening Date

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,

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May 14, 2021

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CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Announces Broadway Reopening, Roundabout Theatre Company 2021-22 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.

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May 13, 2021

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MOULIN ROUGE Announces Broadway Reopening

Producers of the critically acclaimed Broadway production of Moulin Rouge! The Musical announced today that the show will resume performances on Friday, September 24, 2021 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th St, NYC).

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May 13, 2021

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FLYING OVER SUNSET Announces New Broadway Opening Date

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.

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May 13, 2021

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DEAR EVAN HANSEN Announces Broadway Reopening

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.

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May 13, 2021

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MJ Announces Broadway Opening

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).

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May 11, 2021

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WICKED Announces Broadway Reopening

Wicked announced this morning on Good Morning America they will resume performances at the Gershwin Theatre on September 14, 2021.

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May 11, 2021

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THE LION KING Announces Broadway Reopening

The Lion King announced this morning on Good Morning America they will resume performances at the Minskoff Theatre on September 14, 2021.

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May 11, 2021

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HAMILTON Announces Broadway Reopening

Hamilton announced this morning on Good Morning America they will resume performances at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on September 14, 2021.

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May 11, 2021

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AMERICAN UTOPIA Announces Second Broadway Run

David Byrne's American Utopia announced on Twitter that they will return to Broadway on September 17, 2021. Venue information has yet to be announced.

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May 11, 2021

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ALADDIN Announces Broadway Reopening

Disney on Broadway announced this morning on Twitter that Aladdin will resume performances at the New Amsterdam Theatre on September 28, 2021.

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May 11, 2021

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JAGGED LITTLE PILL Announces Broadway Reopening

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.

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May 11, 2021

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TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Announces Broadway Reopening

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.

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May 11, 2021

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COMPANY Announces Broadway Reopening

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.

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May 10, 2021

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COME FROM AWAY Announces Broadway Reopening

Junkyard Dog Productions has announced that the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Come From Away will resume performances on September 21, 2021 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

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May 10, 2021

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MRS. DOUBTFIRE Announces Broadway Reopening Date

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.

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May 10, 2021

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AIN'T TOO PROUD Announces Broadway Reopening

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.

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May 10, 2021

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Second Stage Theater Announces New Season, Three Plays at Broadway's Hayes Theater

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President & Artistic Director; Khady Kamara, Executive Director) has confirmed three Broadway productions at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) and two Off-Broadway productions at the Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street) for the return season, beginning performances in fall of 2021.

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May 7, 2021

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CHICAGO Announces Broadway Reopening Date

Producers Barry & Fran Weissler announced today that the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will return to the Broadway stage on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at the Ambassador Theatre.

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May 7, 2021

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SIX Announces Broadway Reopening Date

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.

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May 6, 2021

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Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s PASS OVER to Play Broadway’s August Wilson Theatre

It was announced on Tuesday that Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s critically acclaimed "Pass Over" will open at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway. 

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May 4, 2021

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No News, No Dues: March on Broadway Tackles Inherent Issues with Equity and Inclusion in the Theatre Industry

Just 15 days following The Hollywood Reporter’s groundbreaking expose on the abusive behaviors and actions of Broadway producer Scott Rudin, hundreds attended the March on Broadway. This protest was not a direct response to the Rudin reports, but rather a culmination of conversations that have been brewing throughout the Broadway shutdown

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April 23, 2021

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WATCH: Amber Iman Perform at the Broadway Theatre with NY PopsUp

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.

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April 12, 2021

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WATCH: Nathan Lane and Savion Glover as First Broadway House Reopens with NYPopsUp

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.

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April 5, 2021

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PHOTOS: See Broadway Open Its Doors For The First Time Since The Shutdown

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. 

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April 4, 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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March 29, 2021

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Melvin Van Peebles' Musical AIN'T SUPPOSED TO DIE A NATURAL DEATH to Open on Broadway

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.

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March 22, 2021

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Jujamcyn Theaters Celebrates Walter Kerr Theatre's 100th Anniversary with Interactive Digital Timeline

Jujamcyn Theaters celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the historic Walter Kerr Theatre, with a just-released interactive timeline.

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March 21, 2021

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August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON to Open on Broadway, Danielle Brooks and Samuel L. Jackson to Star

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.

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March 4, 2021

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Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Final Two Shows of 2021-22 Season

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.

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January 10, 2021

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MEAN GIRLS Announces Closing

Mean Girls announced that it will not reopen on Broadway on its Instagram late Thursday afternoon.

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Zack Reiser

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January 6, 2021

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How Twitter Postponed an Upcoming Broadway Benefit for Joe Kennedy III’s Senate Race

Mere hours after Playbill had tweeted out the article, many Twitter users started calling out the participants for their frustration in supporting Mr. Kennedy’s campaign.

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Kobi Kassal

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July 18, 2020

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Quarantine Check In with Nikki Blonsky from "Hairspray"

We recently caught up with Nikki Blonsky, who is, of course, most well known as Tracy Turnblad from the hit 2007 film Hairspray.

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Kobi Kassal

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May 19, 2020

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Broadway On Demand is Changing The Game...Big Time

While the curtain is still down on Broadway, and at theatres around the country, there is a light at the end of the tunnel–that light is Broadway On Demand.

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Kobi Kassal

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April 29, 2020

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Ginny Swanson Talks The Search for Roxie: Chicago the Musical

Theatre Talk Boston sat down with Ginny Swanson, a semifinalist in “The Search for Roxie" for Broadway’s Chicago the Musical.

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Lara McCallister

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November 5, 2019

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A Chat with Broadway's Cheyenne Jackson

We spoke with Cheyenne Jackson about coming to Boston for the first time and singing at the historic Emerson Colonial theatre for a one night only concert with Seth Rudetsky.

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Kobi Kassal

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September 30, 2019

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