Agatha Christie’s 70-year-old play “The Mousetrap” Heads to Broadway
Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap will be staged on Broadway for the first time in 2023. Making its premiere at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal in London in October 1952, piece’s London production has the reputation for being the world’s longest-running play registered by Guinness World Record. The Broadway debut of the... Read more
“Encanto Live-To-Film Concert” to be Performed at Hollywood Bowl
Celebrating its 100th year, the Hollywood Bowl hosts Disney’s Encanto as a concert event live on stage. Announced as “Encanto Live-To-Film Concert Experience”, the performance will be held on November 11 and 12. The venue will be transformed into the Madrigals’ Casita from the film. Walt Disney Animation Studios’... Read more
Michelle Obama Brings “The Light We Carry” Tour to Six Cities
Former First Lady Michelle Obama will be hitting the road in the fall of 2022, announcing a book tour supporting her new work, The Light We Carry. The tour follows on the heels of her wildly popular Becoming tour, released in the wake of the eight years she spent... Read more
Phantom of the Opera Announces End of Broadway Run in 2023
The longest running musical in Broadway history will be closing down in 2023, as Phantom of the Opera has set its final performances for February of next year. The musical will close after performing for well over years at the Majestic Theatre, dating all the way back to 1988.... Read more
Broadway Theater Named in Honor of Actor James Earl Jones
Three-time Tony Award winning actor James Earl Jones was honored with the renaming of a Broadway theater house this month, as the Cort Theatre became the James Earl Jones Theatre in New York. The 1,092 seat venue is run by the Shubert Organization and located on West 48th Street... Read more
Josh Groban Returning to Broadway in Sweeney Todd Revival
Sweeney Todd is making its way back to Broadway, and the musical will be led by pop star Josh Groban in the title role, with Annaleigh Ashford performing as co-star Mrs. Lovett. The big-budget revival was announced on Tuesday, with plans to open previews at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater on... Read more
Lin-Manuel Miranda Bringing “New York, New York” to Broadway
A stage adaptation of the famous New York, New York musical film is coming to Broadway with numbers created for the film by the legendary duo John Kander and his late partner Fred Ebb, and direction & choreography by Susan Stroman, according to Deadline. The performances are reported to... Read more
Laura Linney to Return to Broadway in Summer, 1976
Actress Laura Linney, a 5-time Tony Award nominee, will return to the stage in New York as a member of the cast of Summer, 1976, according to multiple outlets. The play is new, written by Pulitzer Prize winning writer David Auburn, and is expected to open in preview in... Read more
Broadway’s Kite Runner Keeps Mask Mandate for Two Shows
With Broadway making masks optional for the first time since the pandemic began, individual productions have been left with the choice of requiring or not requiring them at their discretion. The Kite Runner has opted to go a hybrid route, first setting a mask requirement for one performance each... Read more
Casting for World-Premiere of “The Notebook” Musical Announced
The long-awaited world-premiere of The Notebook – A New Musical is set for this fall at The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, which is adapted to musical from Nicholas Sparks’ best-selling novel of the same name by Ingrid Michaelson. Her music and lyrics are accompanied with a book by... Read more