Craig, Broderick Out as COVID Continues Impact on Broadway
While many events continue to feel increasingly normal, the impact of COVID-19 on Broadway continues to be felt as new shows open this month. Daniel Craig, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick were all recently announced to have tested positive for the virus, while the new musical A Strange... Read more
Broadway’s “MJ the Musical” sets plans for North American Tour
Broadway’s MJ the musical has announced plans for a national tour, with Chicago and Charlotte announced as the first two cities. Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre will see the production’s first opening, launching on July 15, 2023. Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center will have its opening in... Read more
Broadway Announces Return to Regular Reporting of Weekly Grosses
The Broadway League announced Thursday that it would return to its standard practice of reporting weekly sales totals for individual shows. The change will take place beginning March 22, 2022, which will be the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic shut the entire show ecosystem down just over two years... Read more
Pamela Anderson to Make Broadway Debut in Chicago
Pamela Anderson will be giving her regards to Broadway, joining the cast of Chicago at the Ambassador Theatre in April. The actress, perhaps best known for her work as a lifeguard on TV’s Baywatch and films including Barb Wire, will play the role of Roxie Hart in an eight... Read more
Broadway’s Mockingbird, North Country Plan Temporary Closures
To Kill a Mockingbird and Girl From The North Country on Broadway have announced plans to close temporarily, in hopes that a pause might save them from a permanent curtain. Mockingbird will be staged through Sunday’s performance, with plans to reopen in June. North Country closes January 23, and... Read more
Broadway Expands Vax Requirements, Extends to End of April
The Broadway League announced that its rules requiring most audience members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 would be in place through at least the end of April, and expanded the requirements for patrons under the age of 12. The extension will also apply to the “Buy With Confidence”... Read more
TodayTix Announces Acquisition of Goldstar Ticketing Platform
New York-based TodayTix has announced the acquisition of Goldstar, based in California. The purchase reportedly doubles TodayTix Group’s audience in North America to more than 20 million, and is the companies fourth addition in just two years. “TodayTix Group is on a mission to find a seat for everyone,... Read more
Mrs. Doubtfire Suspends Broadway Performances for Nine Weeks
Broadway’s Mrs. Doubtfire has announced it will be on an extended hiatus from January 10-March 14. The production is shutting down in hopes of being able to reopen once the current spike in COVID-19 cases subsides. “Mrs. Doubtfire has been in development for six years,” producer Kevin McCollum says.... Read more
Broadway Launches Daily Show Updates Amid COVID Cancellations
Broadway has launched a daily tracker of what shows are performing, an effort to keep consumers aware of what shows are on amid a wave of COVID-related cancellations. The website, accessible via bwaytoday.com, is updated daily and shows performances across the Broadway world for the next seven days. Despite... Read more
Broadway League Elects New Board of Governors
The Broadway League announced its new slate of leaders, announcing the results of its recent elections last week. The organization, which operates as the national trade association for Broadway and its constituent theatres, voted on its leadership at its Annual Meeting on December 13. In its voting, the organization’s... Read more