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Belasco Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
111 West 44th St.
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by Marianka Swain - Sep 6, 2021
Full casting is announced today, Monday 6 September, for the musical CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB in London’s West End. Joining the previously announced Eddie Redmayne as ‘The Emcee’ and Jessie Buckley as ‘Sally Bowles’ will be Omari Douglas as ‘Cliff Bradshaw’, Liza Sadovy as ‘Fraulein Schneider’, Elliot Levey as ‘Herr Schultz’, Stewart Clarke as ‘Ernst Ludwig’ and Anna-Jane Casey as ‘Fraulein Kost’.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2021
The acclaimed cast will include actress and presenter Preeya Kalidas as 'Margo Leadbetter', Dominic Rowan as 'Jerry Leadbetter', and Sally Tatum as 'Barbara Good', joining the previously announced actor and comedian Rufus Hound as 'Tom Good'. Also featured will be Nigel Betts and Tessa Churchard.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021
BIRDLAND will present Amanda Green & Friends “Vaxxed AF!” on Monday, October 4 at 7:00 PM. Tony Award-nominated lyricist/composer and award-winning performer Amanda Green will be joined by some amazing Broadway friends, including Darius de Haas, Ann Harada, Lesli Margherita, Curtis Moore, Natalie Douglas, and Dan Finnerty of The Dan Band.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021
The antics of the Wicksteed home are a darkly satirical merry-go-round in Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus.  Family, friends and the quest for sexual pleasures of the body (“corpus”) are the ruling passions in this farcical comedy of ill-manners. Through an escapade of mistaken identities and carnal encounters, one motto holds fast: “He whose lust lasts, lasts longest.”
by Tara Olivero - Sep 17, 2021
An interview with director Shelby Lewis of Fort Wayne's premier of THE WOLVES, open now through September 26th.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
A new entertainment company, Second Half Productions, has been launched today by Jeremy Herrin, Alan Stacey and Rob O'Rahilly. It will bring together world-leading artists to create innovative work for both stage and screen.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
Originally Directed on Broadway by James Lapine and Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick, Into the Woods will be brought to life outdoors on The People's Plaza using ZACH's architecture and natural environment in surprising ways as part of the ZACH360 experience.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2020
The original cast of two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro’s CONSCIENCE has come together again for a virtual reading of the play with George Street Playhouse for streaming this week ending today (Saturday). Due to the shutdown of theaters throughout the state in March, the world premiere of the production was canceled just days after it opened.  
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2020
The original cast of two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro’s CONSCIENCE has come together again for a reading of the play with George Street Playhouse to stream today (Tuesday) through this Thursday. Due to the shutdown of theaters throughout the state in March, the world premiere of the production was canceled just days after it opened.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2020
Just eighteen hours after the end of the UK’s current lockdown, Bill Kenwright presents MARTIN SHAW and JENNY SEAGROVE in A.R. GURNEY’s Love Letters, directed by ROY MARSDEN, at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2020
Due to popular demand, the digital revival of Steven Carl McCasland's 'dinner' party drama Little Wars, will be extending its run for three weeks to provide entertainment during the lockdown.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 19, 2020
Today's top stories: Tina Fey is set to host 'One Night Only: The Best of Broadway,' which will air Thursday, Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC, New York City Center has announced a future Encores! production of INTO THE WOODS, and more!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 15, 2020
2020 has proven to be an exceptional year for the Tony Awards and the nominees in the category of Best Original Score are equally exceptional. In a category usually dominated by musical scores, all five nominees in the category come from plays.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2020
The virtual reading of two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro’s CONSCIENCE returned by popular demand this week ending today (Sunday).
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2020
The virtual reading of two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro’s CONSCIENCE is returning by popular demand tomorrow (Wednesday) through this Sunday, November 15th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2021
Berkshire Theatre Group has announced Tony Award-winner Harriet Harris (Thoroughly Modern Millie) has joined the cast as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner David Auburn will direct BTG's production.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2021
Manhattan Theatre Club has announced the premiere of a special new adaptation of The Niceties written directly for the virtual stage by Eleanor Burgess and directed by Kimberly Senior, streaming on demand from Thursday, May 27 through Sunday, June 13 only in association with The Huntington.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced a very special benefit reading of  Ben Jonson’s classic comedy, Volpone, or The Fox directed by Jesse Berger, Red Bull’s Founder and Artistic Director. First produced by Red Bull Theater in 2012, this new version will feature emendations & elaborations by director Berger and playwright Jeffrey Hatcher.
by Alex Freeman - May 17, 2021
The Cape Cod Theatre Project (CCTP) continues to bring extraordinary playwriting talent to the Cape this July with Season 27, featuring its 100th play. The season will once again be presented in an all-virtual format with a mix of emerging and established playwrights. This year, CCTP welcomes new and in-progress works by Bill Cain, Amy Evans, Selina Fillinger and Mike Lew who explore themes of identity, hidden secrets, far-reaching love, as well as birth and death.
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2021
Get ready to skip back and forth across the centuries with Tom Stoppard's Arcadia at Harbour Theatre. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced that Kate Burton will join the cast of the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2021
Bill Kenwright presents the anticipated return of A.R. Gurney's heart-warming play Love Letters to the Theatre Royal Haymarket for a strictly limited season of only 32 performances from 19 May – 13 June 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 5, 2021
Stage and screen actress Lisa Banes is currently in critical condition after a hit-and-run accident in New York City this week. Banes, 65, was on her way to meet her wife for a dinner party at a friend's home near Lincoln Center on Friday evening when someone on a scooter or motor bike hit her and then fled.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2021
The 25th Anniversary season will launch September 14, 2021, and run through July 24, 2022. Learn more about all of the upcoming productions.
by Neil Shurley - Jun 29, 2021
'This is what professional regional theatres should do: originate important work that then travels to larger cities.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021
A brand new stage adaptation of beloved British sitcom THE GOOD LIFE will tour the UK this Autumn. The new comedy by Jeremy Sams, is based on the classic television series by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey which entertained countless millions in the 1970s.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 18, 2021
Learn more about the full cast, and how to get tickets. The production will be staged in the round at Charing Cross Theatre from 30 June - 14 August.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 18, 2021
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde will be presented by Berkshire Theatre Group from Sunday, June 20 to Saturday, July 10. Directed by David Auburn, the show will be presented at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Outside Under the Main Stage Tent. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2021
Banes was on her way to meet her wife for a dinner party at a friend's home near Lincoln Center when someone on a scooter or motor bike hit her and then fled. Police say that Banes was in the crosswalk and had the right of way.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jun 12, 2021
Which Marvel stars have been nominated for Tony awards? Which Marvel stars have produced shows on Broadway? What are some of their upcoming Broadway projects! Read on to find out!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021
Tiny Father was originally commissioned by Audible as part of their Audible Emerging Playwrights Fund. Lew is the 2021 Guggenheim Fellow and Teenage Dick playwright. In the play Lew draws upon personal experience with a premature baby and the acceptance of becoming a parent whether you are ready or not.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2021
Juliet Stevenson leads an all-star female cast in this streamed production of  Steven Carl McCasland’s dinner party drama, Little Wars.  Joining Stevenson are Linda Bassett Debbie Chazen, Natasha Karp, Catherine Russell, Sarah Solemani and Olivier-recipient Sophie Thompson.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 16, 2021
ELYOT & AMANDA: ALL ALONE from Noël Coward's PRIVATE LIVES is the next production in Playhouse on Park's 12th Main Stage Season. Veanne Cox and Ezra Barnes will co-star in this timely, lighthearted adaptation. It will be available to stream online from February 10th - 28th, 2021.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 13, 2021
Tony winner Nathan Lane has joined the cast of two upcoming series: 'Gilded Age' on HBO, and 'Only Murders in the Building' on Hulu.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 9, 2021
First Date: The Musical, starring Samantha Barks as Casey and  Simon Lipkin as Aaron will arrive exclusively on BroadwayHD on February 12th.  The production, directed by Dean Johnson and produced by Lambert Jackson productions, was live streamed for a limited time in October 2020 from the world renowned Crazy Coqs, a music venue in London.  This is the first time the production will be available to fans since the limited engagement this past fall.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2021
Love is in the air this month as BroadwayHD adds a line-up of new show-stopping theater performances, concert films and documentaries. Starting on February 1st, BroadwayHD viewers can stream this delightful 1958 musical film Gigi, winner of 9 Academy Awards.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 3, 2021
On this day we're celebrating the birthday of acclaimed star of stage and screen, the great Nathan Lane!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2021
Today's top stories: Come From Away to be filmed for release, Jon M. Chu will direct the Wicked movie, and more!
by Cristina Martinez - Feb 3, 2021
Un 3 de febrero de 1956 nacía el actor Nathan Lane en Nueva Jersey. Para celebrar el 64 cumpleaños del cantante y actor repasamos sus mejores momentos sobre el escenario en la pantalla.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 26, 2021
Lane starred in director Mike Nichols' 'The Birdcage' opposite Robin Williams. Though both Nichols and Williams have since passed, Lane believes there's merit to a sequel idea that originated on the podcast.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2020
Just eighteen hours after the end of the UK’s current lockdown, Bill Kenwright presented MARTIN SHAW and JENNY SEAGROVE in A.R. GURNEY’s Love Letters, directed by ROY MARSDEN, at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. The play opened on 3 December 2020, the first day after the Prime Minister decreed that lockdown would end.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2020
The CHRISTMAS SING ALONG show, a live Upper West Side holiday favorite held annually at the historic Broadway Presbyterian Church at W114th and Broadway, moves online this year. Celebrating the holidays with music, dance, humor and art along with personal stories of holidays near and far, from recent and long ago-the show aims to gather us together, once again.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 24, 2020
Whether you love them or not, holiday films are designed to make you feel good inside - so it makes total sense that, over the years, Broadway stars (our favorite purveyors of joy) have found themselves appearing in them!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2020
The Costume Industry Coalition and the FIT Foundation have launched a virtual Holiday Auction where the public has the opportunity to bid on luxury items from the stage and screen. The Holiday Auction will raise vital funds to support CIC artisans and business owners who create and supply costumes for the entertainment industry.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2021
Orange Tree Theatre today announce the full casts for Shaw Shorts: How He Lied to Her Husband and Overruled – a double bill of Bernard Shaw's short plays directed by Artistic Director Paul Miller.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Apr 12, 2021
Today's episode features Kate Burton- best known for her Tony nominated work on Broadway (where she last appeared in Present Laughter with Kevin Kline) and for her Emmy nominated work in Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal. Listen as she tells stories of her famous family, upbringing in the arts, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2021
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces a special presentation: A Conversation with Producers Jack W. Batman and Bruce Robert Harris on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 3pm ET via Zoom.