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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (New York, NY)
205 West 46th St.

VIDEO: Watch THE PROM Dance Through First Broadway Preview!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

The cast of The Prom has their dancing shoes at the ready! Previews are currently underway at the Longacre Theatre, where the new musical opens on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Below, watch from backstage as the cast dances through their first bows on Broadway! (more...)

The Drama Desk Presents Panel Discussion Focused On Opportunities For Disabled Theater Artists
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

The Drama Desk will host a panel titled 'Expanding the Discourse: Is the Landscape of Theater Changing for Artists with Disabilities?' on Monday, November 12, 2018, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 Eighth Avenue, Studio 17E, in New York City. (more...)

BWW Review: Larissa FastHorse's Comedy of Social Justice Warrior Errors, THE THANKSGIVING PLAY
by Michael Dale - Nov 7, 2018

"There are many factors, grant and school board requirements that we need to fulfill with this piece," the director explains to the cast on the first day of rehearsal of a Thanksgiving play for children. (more...)

Narda E. Alcorn Appointed Chair Of Stage Management At Yale School Of Drama
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

James Bundy, Dean of Yale School of Drama and Artistic Director of Yale Repertory Theatre, announced today the appointment of Narda E. Alcorn as Chair of the School's Stage Management Department and Stage Management Advisor at Yale Rep, for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2019. (more...)

Kristine Nielsen Completes the Cast of GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen will complete the starry cast of Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, the new comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist and MacArthur Fellow Taylor Mac, joining the previously announced three-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane and two-time Tony Award winner Andrea Martin. Directed by five-time Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe, Gary is set just after the blood-soaked conclusion of William Shakespeare's first tragedy, Titus Andronicus. (more...)

THE PROM Makes History With First LGBTQ Kiss on Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
by Stephanie Wild - Nov 23, 2018

The cast of The Prom, the new hit Broadway musical, built more than just a prom on yesterday's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade...they built a legacy. (more...)

VIDEO: THE PROM Performs at the Thanksgiving Day Parade!
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2018

Build a ProbBuild a Prom! The cast of THE PROM on Broadway took to the Thanksgiving Day Parade this morning to perform the show-stopping number from the new hit musical. Check out the video below!  (more...)

Listen to Two New Tracks from THE PROM Plus Pre-Order the Album Now
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

Available now to stream and download are two brand new tracks from the ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING of THE PROM, set for digital release December 14th and physically January 11th via Sony Masterworks Broadway.  (more...)

Photos: THE PROM is Getting the Party Started! Check Out Brand New Photos from the Show
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

THE PROM is now in performances at Broadway's Longacre Theatre and officially opens on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Check out all new photos below! (more...)

BWW TV: The Cast of THE PROM Has an Opening Night to Remember! Go Inside the After Party!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 16, 2018

Last night belonged to the company of The Prom, which officially celebrated its opening last night, November 15, at Broadway's Longacre Theatre! We;'re taking you inside the big night with the cast below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE PROM
by Walter McBride - Nov 16, 2018

The Prom officially opened last night, November 15, at Broadway's Longacre Theatre! BroadwayWorld was there, and you can check out photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of THE PROM Takes Opening Night Bows
by Walter McBride - Nov 16, 2018

The Prom officially opened last night, November 15, at Broadway's Longacre Theatre! BroadwayWorld was there, and you can check out photos of the cast taking their opening night bows below! (more...)

Review Roundup: Did Critics Have A Night To Remember At THE PROM?
by Review Roundups - Nov 15, 2018

Formal attire requested! THE PROM is now in performances at Broadway's Longacre Theatre and officially opens tomorrow, Thursday, November 15, 2018! (more...)

by TV - Red Carpets - Nov 15, 2018


BWW TV: Time to Dance! Watch Highlights from THE PROM on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 15, 2018

Formal attire requested! The Prom is now in performances at Broadway's Longacre Theatre and officially open tonight, November 15, 2018! Check out highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

James Greene, Veteran Broadway Actor Dies At 91
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

James Greene, a character actor with an illustrious stage career, but perhaps best known for his four-year stint on TV's 'The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd' with writer and director Jay Tarses, died on November 9, 2018, at his home in Los Angeles. He was 91. (more...)

Rent A Tux! Broadway's THE PROM Opens Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Formal attire requested! THE PROM is now in performances at Broadway's Longacre Theatre and officially opens tomorrow, Thursday, November 15, 2018! (more...)

Broadway's THE PROM Announces Exclusive Partnership With Kenneth Cole
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

American fashion Designer and social activist, Kenneth Cole, today announced a partnership with Broadway's new musical comedy, THE PROM, to support human rights of LGBTQI people and equality. The partnership includes a fundraising initiative for the UN Foundation in support of UN Free & Equal - a global public information campaign of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to promote the fair and equal rights of LGBTQI+ people globally.   (more...)

Meet the Cast of NETWORK- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Nov 10, 2018

NETWORK begins previews tonight, November 10 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Meet the Cast of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Nov 1, 2018

The Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, a new play by Aaron Sorkin, starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, begins previews tonight, Thursday, November 1. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Zachary Quinto, Jelani Alladin, And More Join Rotating Cast of NASSIM Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Barrow Street Theatricals announced today the rotating cast of guest actors through mid-March for the American premiere of the Nassim Soleimanpour and Bush Theatre production of NASSIM by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (White Rabbit Red Rabbit), featuring direction by Omar Elerian. Joining the production will be: (more...)

Breaking: Andrea Martin Departs GARY After Injury in Rehearsals; Kristine Nielsen Takes Over and Julie White Joins Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Producer Scott Rudin announced this morning that Andrea Martin will depart the company of Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, due to an injury she sustained, having broken four ribs in an accident during rehearsals. (more...)

Ryan Murphy to Host a Performance of THE PROM April 9th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Six-time Emmy Award winner Ryan Murphy announced today on Instagram that he will host a special performance of THE PROM to benefit Hetrick Martin, GLAAD and The Trevor Project on Tuesday, April 9. (more...)

#DATEME: AN OKCUPID EXPERIMENT Set to Premiere This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

After a hit three-year run at the Up-Comedy Theatre in Chicago, #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment will move to New York City, beginning performances at the Westside Theatre on June 20, 2019. (more...)

Steppenwolf Announces Full Cast Of MS.BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today the full casting for the world premiere of MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT, co-written by ensemble members Tina Landau (SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical) and Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight, Academy Award). Conceived by Tina Landau, she also directs this true and little-known Chicago story that will star Tarell Alvin McCraney as Ms. Joan Jett Blakk. Joining McCraney in the cast are Patrick Andrews, Molly Brennan, Daniel Kyri, Jon Hudson Odom and Sawyer Smith. (more...)

Meet the Cast of GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 11, 2019

The Broadway production of Pulitzer Prize finalist and MacArthur Fellow Taylor Mac's new comedy Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus will begin previews this evening, 8 p.m., at Broadway's Booth Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

by Stage Tube - Jan 4, 2019

This morning, some of the cast of the hit Broadway musical comedy, THE PROM, perform 'It's Time to Dance' in Good Morning America's Times Square studio. (more...)

BWW Review: Elevator Repair Service's GATZ is an Adapted Masterpiece
by Christian Lewis - Jan 30, 2019

When adapting famous novels into plays, the debate-and often the source of disappointment-is choosing what to cut. Elevator Repair Service has made the boldest, and yet at the same time the most neutral of choices in their adaptation: they have staged a production of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby' that includes every single word of the novel. (more...)

John Malkovich Will Lead Weinstein-Inspired Play in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

John Malkovich will return to the West End stage for the first time in nearly 30 years in the world premiere of Bitter Wheat. Malkovich will take on the role of Barney Fein, a top dog Hollywood producer reminiscent of Harvey Weinstein.  (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 1/22: Lin-Manuel Miranda May Write MOANA Sequel, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 22, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! We hope all of our northeast readers survived yesterday's windstorm. Settle in to this much quieter morning by reading the top Broadway stories. (more...)

New Dramatists Will Honor Nathan Lane At 2019 Spring Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

New Dramatists, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, will honor three-time Tony Award winner, Nathan Lane, with its 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award at its 70th Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute on Tuesday, May 14th at the New York Marriott Marquis. (more...)

THE PROM's Isabelle McCalla Takes Over Instagram Tomorrow!
by Linnae Medeiros - Feb 8, 2019

It's time to dance because Isabelle McCalla, who plays Alyssa Greene in The Prom, is taking over the BroadwayWorld Instagram Story tomorrow, February 8th! Be sure to tune in to see all of the zazz that goes into a two-show day at Broadway's Longacre Theatre! (more...)

VIDEO: He's Going to THE PROM! Watch Brooks Ashmanskas Perform 'Barry Is Going to Prom'
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2019

Watch Brooks Ashmanskas perform a number from The Prom! (more...)

Get Tickets to See John Glover in ALL OUR CHILDREN at Sheen Center Starting at $50
by Contests - Broadway - Feb 28, 2019

January 1941. A terrible crime is taking place in a German clinic for disabled children. The perpetrators argue that it will help struggling parents and lift the financial burden on the mighty Third Reich. One brave voice is raised in objection. But will anyone listen? (more...)

Photo Flash: Clive Davis Poses Backstage with the Cast of THE PROM!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Just last night at the Longacre Theatre, the cast of the Prom welcomed a music industry superstar! Check out photos of Clive Davis backstage with the cast below! (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Presents RESOLVING HEDDA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

It's not easy being one of the most influential characters in modern drama, especially knowing you have to die at the end of every performance. What would happen if you simply refused to play along? And what would the other characters do? The Washington Stage Guild invites audiences to play along with a Hedda Gabler who breaks out of Ibsen's well-made play and wreaks comic havoc. Resolving Hedda, by Jon Klein promises laughter to all. Even those new to the story of Hedda, along with the most devoted lovers of the classic play, will delight to postmodern antics. Resolving Hedda opens Thursday, March 21 and runs through Sunday, April 14. Press opening performance will be on Sunday, March 24 at 2:30 pm. (more...)

Five Chicagoland Schools Selected For 'Disney Musicals In Schools' Program
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Now in its 2nd year, Goodman Theatre selects five Chicagoland elementary schools to participate in the "Disney Musicals in Schools" program--an outreach initiative developed by Disney Theatrical Productions to create sustainable musical theater programs in under-resourced elementary schools. The selected schools include John C. Haines Elementary School (China Town) performing Aladdin KIDS; Jonathan Y. Scammon Elementary School (Logan Square) performing The Lion King KIDS; Richard Yates Elementary School (Humboldt Park) performing Aladdin KIDS; Belmont-Cragin Elementary School (Belmont Cragin) performing The Lion King KIDS; and Gerald Delgado Kanoon Magnet Elementary School (Little Village) performing Aladdin KIDS. Coordinated by Goodman Theatre artists Adrian Azevedo and Anna Gelman, under the leadership of Walter Director of Education and Engagement Willa J. Taylor, the five area public elementary schools received performance rights to a Disney KIDS musical of their choice, at no cost. (more...)

ALL OUR CHILDREN Featuring John Glover Comes to The Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

After an acclaimed run in London's West End, the Sheen Center for Thought & Culturewill present the American premiere production of Stephen Unwin's new play, All Our Children. Tony Award winner John Glover (Saint Joan, The Drowsy Chaperone, Love! Valour! Compassion! on Broadway; TV's 'Smallville') is featured in a company including Jennifer Dundas (The Little Foxes, Arcadia on Broadway), Karl Kenzler (Fiddler on the Roof, You Can't Take It With You on Broadway; 'Law & Order,' 'House of Cards'), Tasha Lawrence ('The Looming Tower,' Hulu; 'Royal Pains') and Sam Lilja (The Iceman Cometh on Broadway). (more...)

They're So in Love! Meet the Cast of KISS ME, KATE- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, begins preview performances today. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 2/14: KISS ME, KATE Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 14, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Valentine's Day! Before you spend the day with the one you love, catch up on the latest Broadway news! (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE PROM Cast Celebrates 100 Zazzy Performances on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Feb 13, 2019

Tonight belongs to them... the cast of The Prom, that is! The new musical, which opened November 15, 2018 at the Longacre Theatre, just celebrated its 100th performance on Broadway! Check out photos from inside the special day below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 12, 2019
by - Feb 12, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

by Stage Tube - Feb 12, 2019

Last night, The cast of Broadway's The Prom performed 'It's Not About Me' for Late Night with Seth Meyers. (more...)

BWW TV: The Year that Was- Relive the Plays of 2018!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 30, 2018

It has been an epic year for Broadway, with a whopping 22 plays having opened in 2018. Before we get wrapped up in the theatre season ahead, BroadwayWorld wants to stop and salute the shows that made this year great. Check out our 2018 wrap up below! (more...)

Up on the Marquee: The Shows of 2018!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2018

The gifts have been opened, the feasts have been eaten and the merriment has been had. As the holiday season comes to a close and we countdown the final days of the year, we're getting ready to ring in 2019 by looking back. Many theatres will get marquee makeovers in the coming weeks, as a handful of shows prepare to take their final bows. Before that happens, peek back on all of the Broadway marquees of 2018 below! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 12/28: PARADE Reading, Kennedy Center Honors, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Dec 28, 2018

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: the star-studded cast is announced for an upcoming reading of Parade, watch the full Kennedy Center Honors, and more! (more...)

Emmy Award Winning Actor Michael Emerson Joins The Cast Of SECRET IDENTITY As The Voice Of Dyre 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2018

Secret Identity a brand new play by playwright Chris Weikel will debut it's World Premiere at The Flea Theatre on January 9th. The story tackles high school bullying in a witty and provocative way when the protagonist escapes into his comic book world of Super Heroes before learning that being authentic is key to acceptance. Secret Identity bows in previews on January 9th with Opening Night on January 12th. Performances are Wednesday thru Saturday until February 2nd. Tickets are available from The Flea Box office here: (more...)

The Best of the Best: The Shows that Ruled 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2018

As we count down the last days of 2018, New York City's top theatre critics have been taking stock of the theatre season- deciding on their personal choices for their favorite productions of the year. With so many stellar plays, musicals, revivals and new works, both on Broadway and off, a slew of shows have gained recognition from the critics this year. (more...)

Award-Winning Actor and Director Donald Moffat Passes Away At Age 87
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 20, 2018

It was reported this evening that Donald Moffat, a veteran actor of stage and scren, passed away this week at age 87, due to complications from a recent stroke. (more...)

THE PROM's Creator Invites Mike Pence to See The Show
by Stephanie Wild - Dec 19, 2018

According to NBC, the creators of The Prom are reaching out to Vice President Mike Pence to invite him to see the show. (more...)

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