MOULIN ROUGE! Tour Will Stop in San Francisco in 2021MOULIN ROUGE! Tour Will Stop in San Francisco in 2021
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

The producers of Moulin Rouge! The Musical announced today that the first North American tour will play in San Francisco at the Orpheum Theatre in Summer 2021, following the previously announced engagements in New Orleans at the Saenger Theatre (November 2020) and in Chicago at the James M. Nederlander Theatre (December 17, 2020 through February 21, 2021). (more...)

Breaking: Mare Winningham, Todd Almond, Caitlin Houlahan & More Will Return for GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY on BroadwayBreaking: Mare Winningham, Todd Almond, Caitlin Houlahan & More Will Return for GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

Casting has been announced today for the Broadway production of the hit musical Girl from the North Country. Reprising their roles from the production at The Public Theater will be Todd Almond, Jeannette Bayardelle, Matthew Frederick Harris, Caitlin Houlahan, Robert Joy, Tony Award nominee Marc Kudisch, Luba Mason, Ben Mayne, Tom Nelis, Tony Award nominee David Pittu, Colton Ryan, John Schiappa, Kimber Elayne Sprawl, Rachel Stern, Chelsea Lee Williams, and Tony/Academy Award nominee & two-time Emmy Award winner Mare Winningham. Joining the production in the role of Nick Laine will be Jay O. Sanders. Complete casting will be announced soon. (more...)

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Comes to Broadway's Belasco Theatre in February 2020GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Comes to Broadway's Belasco Theatre in February 2020
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019

After its hit runs at The Public Theater, The Old Vic London, and in the West End, Girl from the North Country will come to Broadway, beginning performances on Friday, February 7 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street) with the opening night set for Thursday, March 5.   (more...)

Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List!Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List!
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld. (more...)

Breaking: David Byrne's AMERICAN UTOPIA Will Come to Broadway This Fall!Breaking: David Byrne's AMERICAN UTOPIA Will Come to Broadway This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

After a sold-out, year-long critically acclaimed international tour, David Byrne's American Utopia will play a strictly limited engagement on Broadway at the intimate Hudson Theatre from October 4, 2019 through January 19, 2020, with the official opening set for October 20, 2019. (more...)

JAGGED LITTLE PILL Will Begin Performances at the Broadhurst Theatre This FallJAGGED LITTLE PILL Will Begin Performances at the Broadhurst Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

The new Broadway musical JAGGED LITTLE PILL will begin preview performances at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 W 44th St., NYC) on Sunday, November 3, 2019, with an official opening night of Thursday, December 5, 2019. (more...)

John Lithgow, Bill Irwin, Norm Lewis Will Honor Cora Cahan At New 42nd Street GalaJohn Lithgow, Bill Irwin, Norm Lewis Will Honor Cora Cahan At New 42nd Street Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

The New 42nd Street Gala will celebrate the vision and legacy of Cora Cahan, founding President & CEO, as she steps down after 29 years of extraordinary leadership. Proceeds from the Monday, June 3, 2019, event at The Plaza Hotel will benefit The New Victory Theater's innovative arts and engagement programs which reach more than 55,000 kids each year.  (more...)

THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations!THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld. (more...)

Breaking: JAGGED LITTLE PILL Will Come To Broadway This FallBreaking: JAGGED LITTLE PILL Will Come To Broadway This Fall
by Alan Henry - Jan 28, 2019

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that the Diane Paulus directed musical, Jagged Little Pill, will come to Broadway this fall following an out of town tryout at Cambridge's American Repertory Theatre and an additional lab in NYC this fall. (more...)

Ailey's 60th Anniversary Opening Night Gala Benefit Launches Five-Week Holiday Engagement At New York City CenterAiley's 60th Anniversary Opening Night Gala Benefit Launches Five-Week Holiday Engagement At New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Last night, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 60th Anniversary holiday season at New York City Center kicked off with a star-studded Opening Night Gala Benefit performance and party led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, with iconic film stars Angela Bassett and Cicely Tyson as honorary chairs. Prudential Financial received the Ailey Legacy Honor for their generous support and commitment to Ailey, especially its education and community programs. The award was presented by Battle and Christopher Taylor, an alumnus of the inaugural AileyCamp Newark (2011) and a current scholarship student at The Ailey School, and accepted by Lata Reddy, Senior Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion and Impact at Prudential Financial. (more...)

Alvin Ailey Announces 60th Anniversary Opening Night GalaAlvin Ailey Announces 60th Anniversary Opening Night Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

As a centerpiece to its yearlong Ailey Ascending 60th Anniversary celebration and a kickoff to its five-week holiday season, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will host a star-studded gala benefit on Wednesday, November 28th at 7pm, complete with a performance for the ages at New York City Center and party at the New York Hilton Midtown Grand Ballroom. The Honorary Chairs for the evening are screen icons Angela Bassett and Cicely Tyson. Bassett, a Golden Globe Award winner, stars in the hit television series 9-1-1, and was most recently featured in the 2018 blockbusters Black Panther and Mission: Impossible - Fallout. Tyson - known for a myriad of roles across television and film, including Roots, Fried Green Tomatoes, and most recently How to Get Away With Murder - has received three Emmy Awards, a Tony Award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and on November 18th will make history as the first black woman to receive an Honorary Academy Award. (more...)

NYCBallet Announces 2018 Fall Fashion GalaNYCBallet Announces 2018 Fall Fashion Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

On September 27, New York City Ballet will present the seventh installment of its annual Fall Fashion Gala, celebrating choreography and costume design with an evening of world premiere ballets and creative collaborations between some of today's most exciting artists from the worlds of dance and design.  (more...)

Len Blavatnik Takes Over The Theatre Royal Haymarket in Record-Breaking DealLen Blavatnik Takes Over The Theatre Royal Haymarket in Record-Breaking Deal
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2018

Forbes has reported that Sir Leonard Blavatnik's entertainment firm Access Entertainment has bought the Theatre Royal Haymarket earlier today. This marks the biggest deal for a British theater, which was formerly held by the sale of the Victoria Palace to Cameron Mackintosh in 2014. (more...)

THREE TALL WOMEN Adds Extra Show on Closing DayTHREE TALL WOMEN Adds Extra Show on Closing Day
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

Producer Scott Rudin has announced that to accommodate ticket demand, Edward Albee's Three Tall Women will add a ninth performance in its final week of performances. Nominated for six 2018 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Play, Three Tall Women must close as previously scheduled on Sunday, June 24, with the added 7:00 PM show now the final performance for the ecstatically received production. Tickets are on sale now at Telecharge.com, and at the Golden Theatre box office (252 West 45th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside New 42nd Street Gala, Honoring J.K. RowlingPhoto Flash: Go Inside New 42nd Street Gala, Honoring J.K. Rowling
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

On Saturday night, the New 42nd Street honored J.K. Rowling in absentia with the New Victory Arts Award and host a benefit performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at The Lyric Theatre. The event, which included a strolling supper at The New Victory Theater, provides critical support to the nonprofit's award-winning arts education and youth employment programs. Guests included Steve Martin, Julianna Margulies, Michael Greif, Bethany Frankel, Carter Bays, Craig Thomas, Chairman of the Board of The New 42nd Street Fiona Rudin, and President of The New 42nd Street Cora Cahan. (more...)

Spread the Magic! HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Benefit Performance to Support Off-Broadway's New Victory Theater TodaySpread the Magic! HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Benefit Performance to Support Off-Broadway's New Victory Theater Today
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2018

The New 42nd Street Gala and Benefit Performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two will be held today, May 12, 2018. Proceeds from this special performance will support the award-winning Education Programs of The New Victory Theater. (more...)

THE BOYS IN THE BAND Cast to Host Midnight Performance of THREE TALL WOMENTHE BOYS IN THE BAND Cast to Host Midnight Performance of THREE TALL WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Edward Albee's Three Tall Women will play a special Midnight Performance as a benefit for The Actors Fund. The production, directed by Joe Mantello, opened on Broadway on March 29 to ecstatic reviews. Last week, Mantello's production of The Boys in the Band started previews on Broadway. To celebrate their director and the vital work of The Actors Fund, the entire cast of The Boys in the Band will host the Midnight Performance of Three Tall Women, (more...)

THREE TALL WOMEN Adds Midnight Performance to Benefit Actors FundTHREE TALL WOMEN Adds Midnight Performance to Benefit Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Producer Scott Rudin announced today a special Midnight Performance for Edward Albee's Three Tall Women on Thursday, May 17 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), which will be a one-night-only benefit for The Actors Fund. The first Broadway production of Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece stars two-time Academy Award®-winner Glenda Jackson, Tony Award® winner, three-time Emmy Award® winner, and 2018 Academy Award® nominee Laurie Metcalf, and Tony Award® nominee Alison Pill, and is directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Joe Mantello. Tickets will be available at actorsfund.org. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for Benefit Performance of CURSED CHILDTickets on Sale Now for Benefit Performance of CURSED CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Tickets are on-sale now for the New 42nd Street benefit performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Childat The Lyric Theatre on Saturday, May 12, 2018.The event will provide critical support to the nonprofit's award-winning arts education and year-round youth employment programs, while honoring J.K. Rowling in absentia with the New Victory Arts Award. (more...)

New 42nd Street Annual Gala to Honor J.K. ROWLING & Host Benefit Performance of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILDNew 42nd Street Annual Gala to Honor J.K. ROWLING & Host Benefit Performance of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

The New 42nd Street will honor J.K. Rowling in absentia with the New Victory Arts Award and host a benefit performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at The Lyric Theatre for its annual gala on Saturday, May 12, 2018. The event, which includes a strolling supper at The New Victory Theater, will provide critical support to the nonprofit's award-winning arts education and youth employment programs.  (more...)

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