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Rialto Chatter: BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical Cancels National Tour?Rialto Chatter: BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical Cancels National Tour?
Posted: Nov. 1, 2018


Rialto Chatter: Will Marianne Elliott's COMPANY Come to Broadway in 2019?Chatter: Will LuPone-Led COMPANY Come to Broadway in 2019?
Posted: Nov. 1, 2018


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Rialto Chatter: Is FUNNY GIRL Coming Back to Broadway With Lady Gaga and Rosie O'Donnell?Will FUNNY GIRL Return With Lady Gaga and Rosie O'Donnell?
Posted: Oct. 7, 2018


Rialto Chatter: BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical Cancels National Tour?Rialto Chatter: BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical Cancels National Tour?
Posted: Nov. 1, 2018


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 BORN FOR THIS Heading to Broadway?Chatter: Is BORN FOR THIS Heading to Broadway?
Posted: Aug. 22, 2018


Rialto Chatter: Will Marianne Elliott's COMPANY Come to Broadway in 2019?Rialto Chatter: Will Marianne Elliott's COMPANY Come to Broadway in 2019?
November 1, 2018

Bobbie, come on over to Broadway!According to the New York Post, Marianne Elliott's gender-bending production of Company, whichis currently running in the West End at the Gielgud Theatre,will open on Broadway in fall 2019.Michael Riedel reports that the transfer will be led by London stars Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone.

Rialto Chatter: BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical Cancels National Tour?Rialto Chatter: BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical Cancels National Tour?
November 1, 2018

Just days after announcing a run of Bat Out of Hell - The Musical in New York City at City Center, which would come on the heels of its national tour, BWW has learned that the tour has been canceled.

Rialto Chatter: Could a New Michael Friedman Musical Be Headed to The Vineyard?Rialto Chatter: Could a New Michael Friedman Musical Be Headed to The Vineyard?
October 12, 2018

The loss of Michael Friedman hit the Broadway community hard as a great talent was swept from the stage. According to social media personality Laura Heywood/BroadwayGirlNYC, the Vineyard may have an unheard musical by the latecomposer-lyricist in development.

Rialto Chatter: Is FUNNY GIRL Coming Back to Broadway With Lady Gaga and Rosie O'Donnell?Rialto Chatter: Is FUNNY GIRL Coming Back to Broadway With Lady Gaga and Rosie O'Donnell?
October 7, 2018

Rumors have been circulating for awhile about a potential return of Funny Girl, but the latest rumor is that it could involve Lady Gaga and Rosie O'Donnell.

Rialto Chatter: Will GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Travel to Broadway?Rialto Chatter: Will GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Travel to Broadway?
October 4, 2018

Bruce moves out, Bob moves in! The New York Post's Michael Riedel is reporting that Conor McPherson'smusical Girl From The North Country is currently making moves toward Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre.

Rialto Chatter: Is BORN FOR THIS Heading to Broadway?Rialto Chatter: Is BORN FOR THIS Heading to Broadway?
August 22, 2018

Earlier this summer,Born for This took the stage at Boston's Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre. Now, rumors are circulating that the new musical could land on Broadway soon!

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.



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