Michael Riedel is now reporting that the revival, which stars Broadway favorites Laura Osnes and Tony Yazbeck, as well as TV stars, Rachel Dratch and Rachel Bloom, is currently eyeing potential Broadway houses for a fall 2018 opening.Revised HADESTOWN Will Get NYC Workshop; Is Broadway Next? March 22, 2017
BroadwayWorld has just learned that a a revised version of Hadestown, which ran off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop last year, will get a New York City Workshop later this week. The cast will be led by Reeve Carney, Gizel Jimenez, Patrick Page, Amber Gray, and Andre De Shields with James Brown III, Marcus Choi, LuLu Fall, Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer, Crystal Lucas-Perry, Adam Perry, and Rocky Vega.Rialto Chatter: Will Telly Leung Fly High as ALADDIN's Next Prince Ali? January 4, 2017
ProducerScott Rudinannounced today that, beginningTuesday, June 13, two-time Tony Award-winner and one of Broadway's most treasured stars,Donna Murphy,will step into the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi forTuesdayevening performances of the upcoming Broadway revival of Michael Stewart's (book) andJerry Herman's (music and lyrics)Hello, Dolly!, starring the legendaryBette Midler.(Ms. Murphy will also take over the role during Ms. Midler's vacations.)Confirmed: Julie Taymor Aiming for Broadway Return with Revival of M. BUTTERFLY August 13, 2016
It's usually around this time of year that the Hollywood Bowl announces their summer musical, and this year we haven't heard yet, officially... so we sent out our spies in Los Angeles to see what we could find out. It didn't take long to zero inon what we suspect will be announced very shortly. So, what musical would they choose after LES MISERABLES, GUYS & DOLLS, THE PRODUCERS, RENT, HAIR and last summer's SPAMALOT? Drumroll please... we believe that the Hollywood Bowl Musical will be A CHORUS LINE.UPDATE: Bette Midler Confirms Broadway Return in HELLO, DOLLY Next March! January 19, 2016
UPDATE: Bette Midler has announced on Twitter that she will indeed be making her return to Broadway next year in Jerry Herman & Michael Stewart's Tony-winning musical HELLO DOLLY!