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Welcome to the BroadwayWorld News Desk, your go-to source for the latest updates on live theatre, musicals, and cast info both on Broadway and beyond. Immerse yourself in the world of theatre with articles covering musicals, plays, shows and their casts. Our news keeps you front and center, providing a backstage pass to the magic of Broadway.

Photo Exclusive: Inside THE OUTSIDERS Tony Award Celebration!
by Bruce Glikas - June 18, 2024


The Outsiders, the new musical based on the S.E. Hinton novel, took home the top prize of Best Musical at this year's Tony Awards and BroadwayWorld was on hand at their post-show celebration! Party with the company of the show in our exclusive photos below!

ANGEL OF ARKANSAS Directed By Susan Stroman To Receive Second Industry Presentation In New York
by A.A. Cristi - June 18, 2024


Susan Stroman's ANGEL OF ARKANSAS will have a second industry presentation in New York, showcasing the new musical to potential producers and investors.

ILLINOISE Adds Three Matinee Performances To Broadway Run
by A.A. Cristi - June 18, 2024


The Tony Award-winning new musical ILLINOISE featuring Tony-winning choreography by Justin Peck has added three matinee performances to its strictly limited engagement through Saturday, August 10 at the St. James Theatre

Video: Laura Benanti Performs Original Song 'Mama’s A Liar' from NOBODY CARES
by Lauren Hilton - June 18, 2024


Watch Laura Benanti sing 'Mama's a Liar' from her solo show Nobody Cares, which was recorded live during a sold-out run at Audible’s Minetta Lane Theatre in New York City. 

Josh Gad to Produce and Star in SPACEBALLS Sequel From Producer Mel Brooks
by Josh Sharpe - June 18, 2024


Josh Gad is set to produce and appear in the long-awaiting sequel to Mel Brooks' 1987 comedy Spaceballs, which is in development at Amazon MGM Studios. Brooks will return as a producer on the film. Multiple outlets have reported the news, following a tease from Gad on his Instagram last week.

Jinkx Monsoon Dreams of Starring in SWEET CHARITY & GYPSY
by Joshua Wright - June 18, 2024


Jinkx Monsoon revealed she dreams of starring in Sweet Charity and Gypsy when she's older. Monsoon will return in the role of Matron 'Mama' Morton for 20 performances only, Thursday, June 27 through Friday, July 12

Shoshana Bean, Laura Benanti, Wayne Brady & More to Join 3rd Sailing of The Broadway Cruise
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 18, 2024


Join your favorite stars of the theatre and creative luminaries on the 3rd sailing of The Broadway Cruise. See who is performing and learn how to purchase tickets.

Ethan Hawke to Star in BLUE MOON Film About Lyricist Lorenz Hart
by Josh Sharpe - June 18, 2024


Blue Moon, Richard Linklater's film about lyricist Lorenz Hart, is a go at Sony Pictures Classics and features a starry cast that includes Ethan Hawke, Margaret Qualley, Bobby Cannavale, and Andrew Scott. The film will begin production this summer in Dublin.

Photos: First Look at Tatiana Maslany & More in PRE-EXISTING CONDITION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 18, 2024


Get a first look at photos of Marin Ireland's Pre-Existing Condition Off-Broadway.

VIDEO: First Look At LES MISERABLES at The Muny
by Joshua Wright - June 18, 2024


The first production of The Muny's 2024 summer season is Les Misérables starring John Riddle, Jordan Donica, Teal Wicks, Red Concepción, Jade Jones, Ken Page, Emily Bautista, Gracie Annabelle Parker, Peter Neureuther and James D. Gish. Get a first look at the cast in action!

Nathan Lane and Matt Bomer to Star in Hulu Sitcom MID-CENTURY MODERN
by Josh Sharpe - June 18, 2024


According to a new report, Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane and Golden-Globe-winning actor Matt Bomer will be co-starring in a new Hulu comedy inspired by the fan-favorite show Golden Girls. The series, titled, Mid-Century Modern, was created by Max Mutchnick and David Kohan of Will & Grace. Ryan Murphy is set to executive produce the show.

Tony-Winning MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Will Be Filmed
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 18, 2024


The Broadway revival of Merrily We Roll Along is being filmed this week, a production spokesperson told BroadwayWorld.

Amber Gray, Jessica Hecht & More to Star in EUREKA DAY on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 18, 2024


The full cast has been revealed for the Broadway premiere of Eureka Day, written by Jonathan Spector and directed by Anna D. Shapiro. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.

Exclusive Photos: See John Riddle, Jordan Donica & Teal Wicks in LES MISERABLES at The Muny
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 18, 2024


Get an exclusive first look at photos of Les Miserables at The Muny.

Sir Ian McKellen Delays Return To PLAYER KINGS After Falling Off Stage
by Joshua Wright - June 18, 2024


While Sir Ian McKellen is expected to make a full recovery following an on-stage accident during a performance of Player Kings at the Noël Coward Theatre in London, the production has announced that McKellen's return to the show will be delayed an additional day.

Gavin Creel & Alex Edelman to Join Williamstown Theatre Festival This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 18, 2024


Special programming has been revealed for the summer season featuring 2024 Special Tony Award winner Alex Edelman and Tony Award and Olivier Award winner Gavin Creel. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Lisa Howard, Nathan Lee Graham & Tommy Bracco to Join TITANIQUE This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 18, 2024


Three new stars boarding the 2023 Lortel Award-winning Best Musical TITANIQUE, on the occasion of the show’s second anniversary. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Video: Watch Trailer for BREAKING NEW GROUND With Broadway Performer Robert Hartwell
by Josh Sharpe - June 18, 2024


Breaking New Ground follows Broadway performer, entrepreneur, and educator Robert Hartwell as he takes on the challenge of transforming a 200-year-old house with a complicated history into a home filled with love. Watch the trailer!

Roundabout Theatre Company's 2024-25 Season Now On Sale
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 18, 2024


Single tickets are now on sale for Roundabout Theatre Company's 2024-2025 season on Broadway and Off-Broadway. Learn more about the season how to purchase

Video: Jeremy Jordan on Raisin Hell Again in BONNIE & CLYDE
by Joey Mervis - June 18, 2024


Barrow's back! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Bonnie & Clyde, filmed live at Theatre Royal Drury Lane in January 2022, will be available to stream later this month. In this video, watch as Jeremy Jordan talks all things Clyde Barrow!

The Avett Brothers' SWEPT AWAY Sets Broadway Dates and Theatre
by Stephi Wild - June 18, 2024


The new musical Swept Away, with music by The Avett Brothers, has found its Broadway home and set a first performance date! It was previously announced that the production would open this fall. Now, it has been announced via a story on the show's official Instagram account, that performances will begin on October 29 at the Longacre Theatre.

Carrie St. Louis and John Riddle To Lead WAITRESS At The Cape Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - June 18, 2024


The Cape Playhouse will continue its 98th summer season with the Tony nominated musical WAITRESS, with book by Jessie Nelson and original music and lyrics by six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles.

THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL Sets Closing Date
by Stephi Wild - June 18, 2024


The Heart of Rock and Roll will play its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, June 23rd at 3pm. At the time of closing, the show will have played 24 previews and 72 performances.

Up on the Marquee: THE ROOMMATE
by Jennifer Broski - June 18, 2024


Check out photos of the new marquee for The Roommate on Broadway!

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld June 18, 2024
by - June 18, 2024


Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is June 18, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.


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