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Rita Moreno to Join Pink Martini for 30th Anniversary Concert at Carnegie Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 26, 2024

Rita Moreno will join Pink Martini in celebrating its 30th anniversary in concert on Friday, November 1 at 8:00 p.m. at Carnegie Hall. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Actress Lynda Gravatt Passes Away at 77
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 26, 2024

Actress Lynda Gravatt has passed away. Learn more about Gravatt's career and legacy.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of A SIGN OF THE TIMES at New World Stages
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 26, 2024

See photos from opening night of A Sign of the Times at New World Stages.

Photos & Video: Inside WATER FOR ELEPHANTS' First Preview Curtain Call
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 26, 2024

Check out photos and videos from the first preview of Water for Elephants on Broadway! Learn how to purchase tickets to the show.

Photo: The Clintons Visit Patrick Page's ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE
by Bruce Glikas - February 26, 2024

See photos of Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton visiting Patrick Page's All the Devils Are Here Off-Broadway!

Exclusive: Oh My Pod U Guys- Bonus Episode: FIGARO, An Original Musical
by Jayke Workman - February 26, 2024

This very special Bonus episode highlights the co-writers and director of the stunning new musical, FIGARO. Songwriter Ashley Jana and co-writer and director Will Nunziata come together to share their experience creating this new show, including recording an entire cast album, ahead of the show's world premiere concert on March 4th at the Greenroom 42 in New York City.

Video: Watch Deborah Cox Perform 'Believe In Yourself' From THE WIZ on THE TALK
by Michael Major - February 26, 2024

As The Wiz lands in Los Angeles prior to its Broadway run, Deborah Cox appeared on The Talk to perform 'Believe in Yourself' from the hit musical. Cox plays Glinda the Good Witch in the 13-city tour of The Wiz. Watch the video of her performance now!

Adrienne Warren & More to Perform at DIFFA 40th Anniversary Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 26, 2024

DIFFA will present its 40th Anniversary Gala on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in NYC. See who is performing at the gala and learn more!

Video: Go Inside Rehearsals with the Cast of THE OUTSIDERS
by Nicole Rosky - February 26, 2024

In this video, watch as the cast and creative team of the new musical The Outsiders chats about what audiences can expect from the Broadway production.

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Will Open Exhibition Featuring Theater Photography of Friedman-Abeles
by Nicole Rosky - February 26, 2024

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center will soon celebrate the theater photography of the Friedman-Abeles Studio through a unique presentation of a selection of lenticular prints.

Video: Watch Highlights of BROOKLYN LAUNDRY, with Cecily Strong and David Zayas 
by Nicole Rosky - February 26, 2024

In this video, watch highlights of John Patrick Shanley's new play, Brookyn Laundry, now running off-Broadway at New York City Center – Stage I.

Amber Gray, Grace McLean, and More Will Perform in Daniel Emond's KILL THE WHALE at Joe's Pub
by Stephi Wild - February 26, 2024

KILL THE WHALE, a new rock, hiphop, and folk opera by 2023 Larson Grant Recipient Daniel Emond, will premiere at Joe’s Pub on Sunday, April 14 at 6:00 PM. Learn more about the performance and find out who will star here!

Betty Buckley Will Return to Joe's Pub in May
by Stephi Wild - February 26, 2024

Tony Award-winning, stage and screen icon Betty Buckley will return to Joe’s Pub in New York City for six live performances on May 16-18, 2024. Find out how to get tickets to catch Ms. Buckley at Joe's Pub here!

Complete Cast Set For HELL'S KITCHEN on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - February 26, 2024

The complete cast has been revealed for the Broadway premiere of the new musical HELL’S KITCHEN, set to begin performances next month! Learn more about who is joining the company here!

Looking at the Lack of Theater Journalism and Saying Goodbye to Lynda Gravátt
by Cara Joy David - February 26, 2024

We’ve all heard about the shuttering of media outlets and the departure of entertainment journalists from publications still in business. In the last couple of months, I’ve been thinking a lot about how the dearth of theater coverage is changing our perception of the art form.

Broadway Buying Guide: February 26, 2024- See the New SWEENEY TODD Cast and More
by Team BWW - February 26, 2024

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, February 26, 2024.

Review Roundup: Critics Sound Off On Tina Landau-Directed REDWOOD Starring Idina Menzel at La Jolla Playhouse
by Joshua Wright - February 26, 2024

What did critics think of Redwood, the new musical now on stage in its World Premiere production at La Jolla Playhouse through March 31st, 2024 starring Idina Menzel? 

Photos: First Look at Josh Radnor and More in THE ALLY at the Public Theater
by Stephi Wild - February 26, 2024

The Ally began previews on Thursday, February 15 and is running through Sunday, March 17 at the Public Theater. The official opening is Tuesday, February 27.  Check out all new photos of Josh Radnor and the cast here!

Video: Watch Barbra Streisand's Life Achievement Award Acceptance Speech at the 30th Annual SAG Awards
by Michael Major - February 26, 2024

Barbra Streisand accepted her Life Achievement Award at the 30th Annual SAG Awards on Saturday. The musical legend accepted the honor on the same stage she had her very first solo concert on in 1963. Following a lenghty standing ovation, Streisand delivered a nearly seven minute speech to accept the award. Watch the video!

Photos: Get A First Look at Idina Menzel & More in REDWOOD at La Jolla Playhouse
by Joshua Wright - February 26, 2024

Get a first look at Idina Menzel and company in Redwood, the new musical now on stage in its World Premiere production at La Jolla Playhouse through March 31st, 2024. 

Eddie Izzard's Solo HAMLET to Move to Orpheum Theater for Four Week Extension
by Blair Ingenthron - February 26, 2024

Following its run at the Greenwich House Theater, Eddie Izzard's performance of Shakespeare's Hamlet will move to New York's Orpheum Theatre beginning on Tuesday, March 19 for a four-week extension through April 14. Learn more about the production and how to get tickets here!

Rialto Chatter: Will the 2018 Film A STAR IS BORN Be Adapted For the Stage?
by Stephi Wild - February 26, 2024

A Star Is Born is a story that has been adapted on film several times, beginning in 1937, with subsequent films in 1954, 1976, and finally, most recently, in 2018, starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper. Now, rumor has it that this story is finally hitting the stage, after a previous edition was rumored in 2017.

Review Roundup: THE HUNT Opens at St. Ann's Warehouse
by Stephi Wild - February 26, 2024

St. Ann’s Warehouse is presenting the U.S. premiere of the Almeida Theatre production of The Hunt. Read the reviews for The Hunt here!


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