Broadway to Require Proof of Vaccination, Masks for All Attendees
With concerns about rising coronavirus case numbers, Broadway theater owners and operators have announced that customers must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and wear masks to attend performances as shows reopen. The policy was already in place for the one currently open show – Springsteen on Broadway – but will... Read more
Report: Trump, O’Reilly Speaking Tour Dates Selling Poorly
Ticket sales aren’t going very well for an upcoming speaking tour featuring former President Donald Trump and former Fox anchor Bill O’Reilly, according to sources quoted in a report from Politico. Tickets have been on sale for just over a month for the events, which are billed as a... Read more
Jujamcyn Theaters Agree to Improve Accessibility After DOJ Lawsuit
Jujamcyn Theatres have agreed to make significant improvements to its five Broadway venues related to accessibility, settling a lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice in the Southern District of New York. The settlement occured on Tuesday, entered by U.S. District Judge Analisa Torress at the same time of... Read more
Harry Potter and Cursed Child to Return to Broadway as Unified Show
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will make its return to Broadway in November, taking shape as a newly unified version of the play. Performances are scheduled to begin at Broadway’s Lyric Theatre on November 16, with a San Franscisco staging set to reopen on January 11, 2022 and... Read more
Original Cast to Return to Broadway’s To Kill a Mockingbird
Jeff Daniels and Celia Keenan-Bolger will return to the cast of Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird when it heads back to Broadway in October. The performers, who helped the adaptation to a popular and lucrative run, will be back in the spotlight when the curtain opens... Read more
Donald Trump, Bill O’Reilly Set Dates for “History” Conversation Tour
Former President Donald J. Trump and former Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly have announced a limited engagement national tour for late 2021, speaking to audiences in four cities. Called The History Tour, the event is billed as a “never before heard inside view of administration – which will... Read more
Springsteen on Broadway to Return to Stage for Limited Summer Stint
Broadway’s return timetable moved up again Monday, and in a big way. Bruce Springsteen announced that he is bringing back “Springsteen on Broadway” for a limited summer run, opening June 26 at the St. James. “I loved doing Springsteen on Broadway and I’m thrilled to have been asked to... Read more
Pass Over Moves Broadway Reopening Plans Up to August 4
Broadway’s return gets closer every day – but this week it was bumped up by nearly a month. The producers of Pass Over announced that the play would begin performances on August 4, 30 days ahead of Hadestown, which announced its plans to reopen on Labor Day weekend last... Read more
Cirque du Soleil CEO Says Sales Up Big; Rehiring Underway
Things are looking up as the nation and world continues to reopen, according to Cirque du Soleil CEO Daniel Lamarre. In an interview with CNBC, the executive spoke of strong demand for upcoming performances, and plans to bring much of the companies’ workforce back. “Every day we sell the... Read more
Tony Awards Announce September 26 Event, Concert
With Broadway scheduled for its return to the stage in September, the Tony Awards are following suit. The Broadway League announced that the 74th Annual Tony Awards, which celebrate the performances of the COVID-halted 2019-2020 Broadway season, will take place on September 26 at 7 p.m. on Paramount+. Immediately... Read more