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Will Katharine McPhee Make Broadway Debut This Spring?Will Katharine McPhee Make Broadway Debut This Spring?
Posted: Jan. 22, 2018


Rialto Chatter: Will Laura Osnes-Led CRAZY FOR YOU Revival Land on Broadway This Fall?Rialto Chatter: Will CRAZY FOR YOU Land on Broadway This Fall?
Posted: Jan. 4, 2018


Rialto Chatter: Is the Kennedy Center Production of CHESS Eyeing a Broadway Run?Rialto Chatter: Is the Kennedy Center Production of CHESS Eyeing a Broadway Run?
Posted: Feb. 20, 2018


Rialto Chatter: Will 'Despacito' Singer Luis Fonsi Join the Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE?Will 'Despacito' Singer Luis Fonsi Join JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE?
Posted: Feb. 1, 2018


Rialto Chatter: Will Al Pacino Play Tennessee Williams on Broadway?Rialto Chatter: Will Al Pacino Play Tennessee Williams on Broadway?
Posted: Feb. 7, 2018


Rialto Chatter: Is the Kennedy Center Production of CHESS Eyeing a Broadway Run?Rialto Chatter: Is the Kennedy Center Production of CHESS Eyeing a Broadway Run?
February 20, 2018

According to Michael Riedel's latest column, a handful of Broadway producers venturedto Washington, D.C. recently to catch the latest mounting of the popular musical CHESS.

Rialto Chatter: Is Martin McDonagh's HANGMEN Eyeing A Spring Bow on Broadway?Rialto Chatter: Is Martin McDonagh's HANGMEN Eyeing A Spring Bow on Broadway?
February 8, 2018

According to the New York Post's Michael Riedel, the play US premiere of Martin McDonagh's play Hangmen will head to Broadway's Cort Theater this spring, with performances set to begin April 26.

Rialto Chatter: Will Al Pacino Play Tennessee Williams on Broadway?Rialto Chatter: Will Al Pacino Play Tennessee Williams on Broadway?
February 7, 2018

Cindy Adams of Page Six has reported that Academy Award-winner, Al Pacino, is making his way toward the Great White Way in a new play about legendary playwright Tennessee Williams.

Rialto Chatter: Is A New Andrew Lloyd Webber Compilation Show in the Works?Rialto Chatter: Is A New Andrew Lloyd Webber Compilation Show in the Works?
February 6, 2018

According to a new Equity Casting notice, a developmental lab has been set for a new show exploring the theatrical legacy of legendary composer, Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Rialto Chatter: Is a Roe v. Wade Play Coming to Broadway?Rialto Chatter: Is a Roe v. Wade Play Coming to Broadway?
February 5, 2018

Could Lisa Loomer's new play Roe be heading to Broadway soon? Cindy Adams of Page Six has reported that the play, about Roe v. Wade, 1973's historic Supreme Court decision legalizing a woman's right to an abortion, will be produced by Daryl Roth and is eying Broadway.

Rialto Chatter: Will 'Despacito' Singer Luis Fonsi Join the Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE?Rialto Chatter: Will 'Despacito' Singer Luis Fonsi Join the Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE?
February 1, 2018

Oscar, Golden Globe, Tony and 10-time Grammy Award winner John Legend has been cast as Jesus Christ in NBC's special event JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE IN CONCERT to be aired Easter Sunday, April 1.

Will Katharine McPhee Make Broadway Debut This Spring?Will Katharine McPhee Make Broadway Debut This Spring?
January 22, 2018

Karen Cartwright may have already made it to Broadway, but Katharine McPhee has plans to make her debut in 2018. McPhee recently revealed on Instagram that she'll appear in a Broadway show in just matter of weeks.

Rialto Chatter: Could Bryan Cranston Get Mad As Hell in NETWORK on Broadway?Rialto Chatter: Could Bryan Cranston Get Mad As Hell in NETWORK on Broadway?
January 11, 2018

Best known on Broadway for his Tony Award-winning turn as Lyndon B. Johnson in the political drama, All the Way, actor Bryan Cranston is currently getting mad as hell and winning raves for his portrayal of news anchor, Howard Beale, in the stage adaptation of the classic film Network.

Rialto Chatter: Will Laura Osnes-Led CRAZY FOR YOU Revival Land on Broadway This Fall?Rialto Chatter: Will Laura Osnes-Led CRAZY FOR YOU Revival Land on Broadway This Fall?
January 4, 2018

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?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?Rialto Chatter: Will Telly Leung Fly High as ALADDIN's Next Prince Ali?
January 4, 2017

Will he move from NYC to Agrabah? BroadwayWorld has just exclusively learned that Telly Leungis rumored to take over the title role in Broadway's Aladdin. Disney Theatrical declined to comment, and an official start date has not yet been announced.

OFFICIAL: Hello, Donna! Donna Murphy Will Play Dolly Levi Once a Week in HELLO, DOLLY!OFFICIAL: Hello, Donna! Donna Murphy Will Play Dolly Levi Once a Week in HELLO, DOLLY!
October 20, 2016

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. BUTTERFLYConfirmed: Julie Taymor Aiming for Broadway Return with Revival of M. BUTTERFLY
August 13, 2016

While there is no official announcement, Michael Riedel writes that she is in talks to bring David Henry Hwang's Tony-winning play back to Broadway.

Rialto Chatter: DIARY OF A WIMPY KID Musical Moving Closer to a Broadway Bow?Rialto Chatter: DIARY OF A WIMPY KID Musical Moving Closer to a Broadway Bow?
May 27, 2016

With a boost in the box office and the final days of an extension dwindling, Minneapolis' Children's Theatre Company's world premiere of DIARY OF A WIMPY KID is preparing for its next move.

Rialto Chatter: Will Leona Lewis Replace Nicole Scherzinger in CATS on Broadway?Rialto Chatter: Will Leona Lewis Replace Nicole Scherzinger in CATS on Broadway?
May 23, 2016

Now rumors are circulating that British singer Leona Lewis might take on the role instead. A source told the Daily Star that Lewis is Lloyd Webber's first choice to replace Scherzinger.

Rialto Chatter: Kathleen Marshall's Reworked THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Heading to Broadway?Rialto Chatter: Kathleen Marshall's Reworked THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Heading to Broadway?
May 6, 2016

Could the recently reworked version of Meredith Willson musicalTHE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN soon land on Broadway?

Rialto Chatter: Julie Taymor Looking to Take Back Broadway with Beatles Musical?Rialto Chatter: Julie Taymor Looking to Take Back Broadway with Beatles Musical?
April 7, 2016

Julie Taymor could be in the midst of plotting her big Broadway comeback.

Rialto Chatter: Carl Reiner's ALL KINDS OF LOVE Being Adapted for the Stage?Rialto Chatter: Carl Reiner's ALL KINDS OF LOVE Being Adapted for the Stage?
April 4, 2016

Actor and comedian Carl Reiner just revealed that he might have a broadway show in the works! He wrote today on Twitter:

UPDATED! BWW Exclusive: And the 2016 Hollywood Bowl Summer Musical Is...???UPDATED! BWW Exclusive: And the 2016 Hollywood Bowl Summer Musical Is...???
February 8, 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!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!



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