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The legendary rock opera by lyricist Tim Rice (Evita, The Lion King) and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (Evita, The Phantom of the Opera), the premiere of Jesus Christ Superstar redefined the Broadway musical and 40 years later it remains a beloved classic. The instantly recognizable tunes and daringly contemporary lyrics made it one of the most popular albums of all-time, selling over seven million copies, as well as creating a truly global smash hit, with sold-out productions in more than 40 countries.

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Mark Hellinger Theatre


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by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022
Avon Players' 75th season closes with the sweeping biographical musical Evita running May 27-June 11.
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2022
It was announced yesterday at a special Royal Theatrical Support Trust (RTST) ceremony that the winner of the RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award 2021, Denzel Westley-Sanderson, will direct a new production of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest – in a co-production between English Touring Theatre (ETT), Leeds Playhouse and Rose Theatre.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 7, 2022
According to Page Six, Tommy Mottola is set to take the life of Johnny Cash to the Broadway stage. Mottola is the co-owner of Casablanca Records with Universal Music Group. He was the head of Sony Music Entertainment for nearly 15 years. Mottola has represented many recognizable faces including Mariah Carey, Gloria Estefan, Shakira and Jennifer Lopez.
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2022
ACT of Connecticut has announced their fourth and final production of the 2021-2022 season – Jonathan Larson's RENT.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022
ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) of Connecticut has announced their fourth and final production of the 2021-2022 season – Jonathan Larson’s RENT.  This Broadway smash hit musical will feature an all-star cast of performers.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022
Playhouse Square is bringing two beloved classics, a brand-new musical and one of the most iconic and colorful shows to E.J. Thomas Hall at the University of Akron for the 2022-2023 Broadway in Akron season.
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022
Co-chaired by Benita and Lewis Smoot Jr., the CAPA Gala Celebration is the performing arts non-profit organization's annual fundraising event that provides critical resources to continue its educational initiatives, cultural programming, and community engagement activities and events. In 2022, the sold-out event will honor Donna and Larry James for their extraordinary leadership and many contributions to the arts community of central Ohio.
by Andrea Stephenson - May 4, 2022
Rock of Ages is not your typical musical theatre show. Be ready to experience a show like none you’ve ever seen at Dutch Apple now through May 15th!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022
Broadstream announced today that Authentically You, a new digital series hosted by Riza Takahaski (Mean Girls), is now available for streaming exclusively on the new, free-for-user streaming platform.
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022
Celebrity Attractions has announced the lineup for the 2022-23 Tulsa Broadway season. The season will kick off in November 2022 with Six, and run through June 2023.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022
Following critically acclaimed, sold-out engagements in the UK, the reimagined 50th Anniversary tour of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR will make its anticipated Miami premiere at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County from May 31 – June 5, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022
Skylight Music Theatre announced the full cast for the Wisconsin premiere of Dennis DeYoung’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame, running May 20 through June 12, 2022. Performances take place in the beautiful Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward.
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2022
At last night's Met Gala, Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed that he is teaming up with Andrew Lloyd Webber for a new project this summer. The pair will work together on something for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, set to take place in June. Miranda said Webber gave him a call ahead of the event asking him to collaborate, however no further details have been revealed.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 21, 2022
Part ritual, part therapy, part queer kiki session, Songs About Anxiety 2.0 is a concert  performance full of anecdotes and original music from afrolatinx actor, writer and Anthem Award winning activist  Jaime Cepero. Audiences should come prepared to laugh, to dance, and to align all they chakras. Featuring  special guests from all across the TV, broadway, and recording artist gamut. 
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022
Pittsburgh CLO has announced the creative teams for the 2022 Summer of Musicals at the Benedum Center. This talented and highly sought-after group of creative specialists will bring Broadway's best to life at the Benedum Center all summer long!
by Michael Major - May 20, 2022
Get a first list at Sara Bareilles and Ben Platt's new collaboration, 'Grow As We Go.' The track was originally featured on Platt's 'Sing to Me Instead' and was re-released today with the addition of Bareilles' vocals. The pair will perform the song on the American Idols season finale this Sunday on ABC.
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022
Partners Temah Higgins, Mollie Mann and DJ Martin of BOND Theatrical, an independently-owned booking and marketing agency for live entertainment, announced several staffing changes today that build on the agency's innovative and strategic offerings for their roster of clients.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022
​​​​​​​Fly More Than You Fall will be presenting industry readings of the production on May 9 at 2pm and May 10 at 11am.  Fly More Than You Fall tells the inspiring story of a young teenage girl, Malia who undergoes a frightening journey. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022
This sweeping and stirring musical masterpiece paints a portrait of America at the dawn of the twentieth century, interweaving the lives of three families—an African American family, a Jewish Immigrant family, and a wealthy white family—finding their places and pursuing the American Dream in a rapidly changing world.
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022
MOSSO, the Musicians of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, have announced details of their upcoming summer concerts at Symphony Hall. MOSSO will celebrate the music of Stephen Sondheim and John Williams. These concerts mark the first time in almost twenty years that the musicians of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra have performed summer concerts in Springfield.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022
Fans of the performing arts can choose from seven “Broadway at Overture” titles―including four Madison premieres―and more than 30 other national and international shows, including three Cabaret performances, four National Geographic Live shows and a new musical experience, “Up Close.”
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022
The cast has been announced for the eagerly anticipated recording of the hit production of Heathers the Musical, a project with Steam Motion and Sound.
by Jared Fessler - May 17, 2022
Recovering Child Co-Star from Full House, The Little Rascals, Hey Arnold, Recess, Ragtime the Musical and more! Recently seen on BRAVO's The People's Couch and the series finale of Fuller House! He is also a vocal coach and podcaster!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022
The Green Room 42 will present a special concert reading of the new musical, Fountain of You, on Monday May 23 at 9:30 PM. Fountain of You features book and lyrics by Tasha Gordon-Solmon and music by Faye Chiao, and stars Kate Rockwell (Mean Girls, Bring it On The Musical) and Maya Days (Rent, Aida).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022
New York City Center today announced the Annual Gala Presentation for the 2022 - 2023 season will be a production of Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry's 1998 Tony Award‐winning musical Parade.
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2022
The Weathervane Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for Million Dollar Quartet.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022
Emmy Award-winning journalist Frank DiLella will be hosting the 88th Annual Drama League Awards alongside theatrical legends and Tony Award winners, Patti LuPone, Ben Vereen, Sutton Foster, Shoshana Bean, Gabby Beans and Lear deBessonet.
by Michael Major - May 16, 2022
Season 20 of “American Idol” will conduced with performances from Sara Bareilles and Ben Platt. The finale episode is set to also include performances from Carrie Underwood, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, James Arthur, Gabby Barrett, Michael Bublé, Earth, Wind & Fire, Melissa Etheridge, Flo Rida, Thomas Rhett, Tai Verdes and more.
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2022
Men, Money and Madness. The award-winning cabaret show, written and performed by Tessa Bell, directed by Victoria Lavan and produced by Dina Morrone comes to Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. West, in Los Angeles, CA 90068. July 15-July 17, 2022. Fri. & Sat. at 8:00, Sun. at 2:00.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022
From the songwriting genius behind Hamilton, Encanto, and Moana, Lin Manuel-Miranda, LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT will present his first acclaimed celebration of family and community, IN THE HEIGHTS.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022
Laguna Playhouse will present one of the greatest and most celebrated musicals of all time, A CHORUS LINE, conceived and originally directed & choreographed by Michael Bennett, book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban, musical direction by Ricky Pope and directed and choreographed by Luis Villabon. 
by Scott Rawson - May 12, 2022
Dear Evan Hansen has been a long-awaited show for this reviewer and it did not disappoint. The show was inspired by the true story of Benj Pasek, the show's lyricist, who, after a high school classmate died of a drug overdose, witnessed classmates tell false stories of being part of the deceased student's life.
by Tara McGowan-Ross - May 11, 2022
I like musicals, in theory. I genuinely don’t like very many of them in practice. I know that the true and beautiful melding of rock and musical theatre is possible, because I have seen it. When I’m hard on musicals, I am not angry. I am disappointed. I know that musicals can be good.
by Tyler Hinton - May 11, 2022
The national tour of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR rocks the Eccles Theater with its passionate, unorthodox presentation of the Passion.
by Michael Major - May 10, 2022
The music video was filmed by my constant collaborator and friend Nick Mckk at Splitpoint lighthouse. “Lydia Wears A Cross” is the first single from the new album. The album is a masterclass in songwriting and cements Jacklin’s status as one of the most important songwriters of her time. Plus, check out tour dates!
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022
ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) of Connecticut has announced their 2022-2023 line up of shows. The season will mark the theater's fifth season and will include the Golden-Age classic comedy GUYS AND DOLLS, the smash hit jukebox musical ROCK OF AGES, and the breathtaking Tony Award winning THE SECRET GARDEN!
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022
David Mirvish has announced the return of Jesus Christ Superstar for two weeks only, August 10 to 21, 2022 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022
The Green Room 42 has announced their May line-up for in-person performances. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest and most spacious cabaret club.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2022
The McKittrick Hotel (530 West 27th Street, NYC), home of Sleep No More, announced today that the New York premiere of How the Hell Did I Get Here?, a new musical story starring “Downton Abbey's” Mrs. Patmore, Lesley Nicol, has now been extended and will play performances through Sunday, May 22 when it must close to continue its national tour.
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 28, 2022
There may be an age difference between the women in this Duo Act but Ava Nicole Frances and Charlotte Crossley are, most certainly, simpatico.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022
Bill Kenwright & Paul Taylor-Mills will partner with Steam Motion and Sound, to bring the hit production of Heathers the Musical to the screen.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022
The Muny announced today that Brittney Mack, Nasia Thomas, Evan Tyrone Martin, Tracee Beazer, Gilbert Domally and Nicole Michelle Haskins will star in the moving and affirming tale,The Color Purple, August 12-18, 2022. The Muny and Regional Premiere is directed by Lili-Anne Brown, choreographed by Breon Arzell, with music direction by Jermaine Hill.
by Michael Major - Apr 28, 2022
Get a first look at Orfeh as Det. Nadia Szabo and Betty Buckley as Trial Division Chief Lorraine Maxwell in the new 'Tangled Strands of Justice' episode of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. The episode follows Christian Garland, who asks Capt. Olivia Benson to reopen a missing persons case he worked as a rookie officer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022
Berkeley Repertory Theatre is presenting the west coast premiere chamber choir musical, Octet written by three- time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) and directed by Annie Tippe, produced by special arrangement with Diana DiMenna and Plate Spinner Productions.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 27, 2022
The McKittrick Hotel, home of Sleep No More, welcomes the New York premiere of How the Hell Did I Get Here?, starring “Downton Abbey’s” Mrs. Patmore, Lesley Nicol. Playing a strictly limited engagement in The Club Car through May 8.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022
The 2022/2023 Broadway in Norfolk season begins this November with the Norfolk premiere of Best Musical winner DEAR EVAN HANSEN. In the new year, join us for an all-new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking spectacular CATS.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022
The Cher Show will feature Sara Gettelfinger (Ogunquit Playhouse's The Witches of Eastwick, Broadway's Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) as Star, Charissa Hogeland (“Jesus Christ Superstar: Live in Concert”) as Lady, Madeline Hudelson (Surflight Theatre's Nice Work if You Can Get It) as Babe, and more!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 27, 2022
The Novato Theater Company announces A Doll's House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath as the last play of their 2021 - 22 season. It previews on Thursday, May 19 (7:30pm), and runs Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2pm until June 12, 2022. To serve their deaf patrons, Novato Theater Company is offering one performance with sign language interpreters on Sunday, June 5.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022
The Wilson Center in Wilmington, NC has announced its upcoming 2022-23 Broadway series. The Greetings From Broadway season will kick off in November with Anastasia, but a bonus show, Tootsie, will take place on October 18.
by - Apr 25, 2022
Today's top stories include last night's official opening of Funny Girl. Check out the reviews here and stay tuned for more of our coverage from the big night! Tonight, The Skin of Our Teeth officially opens on Broadway, and we'll be updating the reviews as they come in live!