Broadway’s Aladdin Cancels More Shows After COVID Outbreak
Aladdin, which had to call off a performance almost immediately after reopening due to breakthrough COVID-19 cases among its company is paused once again, calling off several shows due to additional positive COVID tests. Hopes are that the musical, which cancelled Wednesday’s performance a week ago, played Thursday, but... Read more
From Bond to Broadway: Daniel Craig to Play Macbeth in 2022
Daniel Craig will return to Broadway, performing the lead role in Macbeth at the Lyceum Theatre beginning in March, 2022. The actor, whose final film starring as iconic British spy James Bond is in theatres now, will be joined by Ruth Negga as Lady Macbeth in the performances, which... Read more
Aladdin on Broadway Cancels Show After COVID Breakthrough Cases
Just a day after reopening, Aladdin had to cancel Wednesday’s performance at the last minute after detecting breakthrough COVID-19 cases among members of the production. The show was the first canceled for COVID-19 reasons since Broadway reopened after more than a year off due to the pandemic. All members... Read more
Hamilton Producer Announces Return of #HAM4HAM Ticket Lottery
Hamilton is returning to Broadway this month, and so is the popular #HAM4HAM ticket lottery, producer Jeffrey Seller announced this week. A limited number of $10 tickets will be available through the lottery for each performance, a celebrated feature from the record-shattering musical’s original run that began in 2015.... Read more
Promoters Find Loopholes in Anti-Vaccine Laws to Implement Requirements
Concert giants AEG Presents and Live Nation Entertainment have both announced that all fans looking to attend events in the U.S. will be required to show proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test beginning this fall, as the industry seeks to stay open amid the Delta variant-driven... Read more
Reopening of TKTS Booth in Times Square Signifies Broadway’s Return
Broadway is already back, but September brings with it a number of high profile shows reopening, and with them the famed TKTS ticket booth in New York’s Times Square. The booth, run by the nonprofit organization TDF, sells tickets to both Broadway and off-Broadway productions. Tickets to same-day shows... Read more
Live Theater Returns to Broadway as Pass Over Opens in New York
The first Broadway play to return got its first curtain opening this week, as Pass Over opened in front of a crowd of 1,055 at the August Wilson Theater on Wednesday. Crowds had to show proof of full vaccination to be allowed in, and wear masks in accordance with... Read more
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