Shubert Organization News

Tony Danza Named Inside Broadway's Arts and Education Ambassador
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Star of stage and screen Tony Danza (who stars in Jason Robert Brown's highly anticipated new Broadway musical, Honeymoon in Vegas, starting performances at The Nederlander on Nov. 18) has partnered with the Great White Way's leading arts-education organization Inside Broadway to be their 2015 Arts and Education Ambassador. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Performances at BROADWAY SALUTES 2014
by Walter McBride - Sep 24, 2014


Photo Coverage: Backstage at BROADWAY SALUTES 2014
by Walter McBride - Sep 24, 2014


Harvey Fierstein Hosts Tomorrow's BROADWAY SALUTES With Andy Karl, Lindsay Mendez and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Four-time Tony Award winning playwright and actor Harvey Fierstein will host the sixth annual Broadway Salutes event on Tuesday, September 23rd, which is presented by The Broadway League and The Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds (COBUG). This public celebration honors the countless professionals who have made Broadway great. In this industry-wide celebration, theatre professionals will receive special recognition for having worked 25, 35, and 50+ years on Broadway. (more...)

Broadway Worldwide Entertainment Media's DIRECT FROM BROADWAY Will Bring Theatre to the Big Screen
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

On September 19, 2014, Broadway Worldwide, Inc. and Chinese media entrepreneur Dr. Bruno Wu's Sun New Light Culture Development Limited, a part of Sun Seven Stars Entertainment Media Group, today announced a joint venture agreement to create Broadway Worldwide Entertainment Media (BWEM). (more...)

National Theatre Live to Bring Star-Studded Broadway Revival OF MICE AND MEN to Theaters in November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The critically-acclaimed Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro, starring Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, BAFTA and Tony Award nominee Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Tony and Olivier Award winner Jim Norton, filmed at Broadway's Longacre Theatre in front of a live audience by National Theatre Live, will be screened in over 700 cinema venues across the United States and Canada on Thursday, November 6, 2014, and varying dates. Distributed through BY Experience and Fathom Events, tickets for National Theatre Live's November 6, Of Mice and Men screening will go on sale Friday, September 12. For tickets and screening locations please visit www.ntlive.com. Additional screening dates and locations to be announced. (more...)

Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA Comes to the Academy of Music, 11/25-30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators ofSouth Pacific and The Sound of Music, will play the Academy of Music for a limited engagement over the Thanksgiving holidays from Nov. 25 - 30 as part of Broadway Philadelphia, presented collaboratively by The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and The Shubert Organization. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens On Bringing THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Broadway
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2014

Watch Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens as they talk about bringing the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Broadway. In the fifth and sixth segments in a six-part series, Haddon and Stephens continue their discussions about adapting the best-selling book into a stage play and bringing the play from the West End to Broadway. (more...)

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Begins Performances on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time begins previews tonight, September 10. The acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, will officially open on Sunday, October 5 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). (more...)

Sigourney Weaver to Host THIRTEEN's Weekly Series THEATER CLOSE UP Premiering 10/2
by TV News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

Beyond the bright lights of Broadway - the electric signage that led to its moniker as 'The Great White Way' -- exists another world: Off-Broadway, a varied and rich wellspring of creativity and innovation. (more...)

Lindsay Mendez, Andy Karl, Jarrod Spector & More Join BROADWAY SALUTES Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

The Broadway League and The Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds (COBUG) are pleased to announce that special guest performers Andy Karl, Jarrod Spector, Lindsay Mendez and Adam Heller will join the sixth annual Broadway Salutes event on Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014. (more...)

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Begins Performances on Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME will begin previews tomorrow, Wednesday, September 10. The acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, will officially open on Sunday, October 5 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). (more...)

Broadway Gets a New Hedwig! Michael C. Hall Will Join Cast of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

Golden Globe and Drama Desk Award winner Michael C. Hall will star in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, the Tony Award winning Best Musical Revival, starting Thursday, October 16 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street).HEDWIG will mark Hall's first musical theatre role in over a decade having previously made acclaimed runs in the Broadway productions of Cabaret and Chicago. (more...)

Booth Theatre Box Office for THE ELEPHANT MAN Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

The Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street, NYC) box office opens today, Friday, September 5 at 10 a.m., for tickets to Bernard Pomerance's Tony Award-winning play THE ELEPHANT MAN. Starring two-time Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper, Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola, the production is directed by Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis. Performances begin on Friday, November 7, 2014 and the production officially opens on Sunday, December 7, 2014. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, February 15. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown & Kelli O'Hara to Open Up About THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY on Sirius XM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Tune in to SiriusXM Radio 'On Broadway' Channel 72 on Labor Day (Monday, September 1) at 12:00 pm EST for an exclusive broadcast on the Original Broadway Cast Recording of this year's 'Best Score' Tony Award winner, The Bridges of Madison County from Ghostlight Records. The special program will feature never-before-heard song-by-song commentary from the show's three-time Tony-winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown and leading lady Kelli O'Hara. An encore presentation will air at 8:00 pm EST. SiriusXM is available on radios, in vehicles, online and via apps for mobile devices. A free listening trial is available at www.siriusxm.com. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/28/14 - IT'S ONLY A PLAY Begins, Shapiro Sisters and RELATIVITY at 54 Below, 'MOCKINGBIRD' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 28, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY, starring renowned stage duo Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, begins previews tonight, The Shapiro Sisters 'live out loud' and RELATIVITY gets a concert -- both at 54 Below -- and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD starts tonight at London's Open Air Theatre. (more...)

Company of 12 Joins Bradley Cooper & Patricia Clarkson in Broadway-Bound THE ELEPHANT MAN; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Full casting has been announced for Bernard Pomerance's Tony Award-winning play THE ELEPHANT MAN starring two-time Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper, Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola, directed by Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis. The production begins performances on Friday, November 7, 2014 and opens on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at Broadway's Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street, NYC). This is a limited engagement through Sunday, February 15. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Shubert Organization's New Broadway Theatre Unlikely? Luxury Apartment Building in the Works
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Currently, the Shubert Organization owns seventeen Broadway theatres in New York City, but as BroadwayWorld previously reported, that number could soon become EIGHTEEN. Last week Michael Riedel reported that the 'Shuberts plan to build a state-of-the-art, 1,500-seat Broadway theater between West 45th and 46th streets - sandwiched between Frankie & Johnnie's steakhouse and the Shuberts' Imperial Theatre.' (more...)

Shuberts to Build NEW Broadway Theatre?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Currently, the Shubert Organization owns seventeen Broadway theatres in New York City, but if today's NY Post is correct, that number could soon become EIGHTEEN. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens on Bringing 'CURIOUS CASE' to Broadway
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2014

Watch Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens as they talk about bringing the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Broadway. In this first segment in a six-part series, Haddon and Stephens talk about the decision to adapt the best-selling book into a stage play. Check it out below! (more...)

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