Broadway Theaters Maintain Schedule Despite Confirmed COVID-19 Case
An usher who has worked at two thriving Broadway shows in New York City has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), however, the Broadway organizations decided that “the show must go on.” According to USA Today, the individual had worked as an usher at Shubert’s Booth Theater, where Who’s Afraid... Read more
Broadway Producers Offer ‘Affordable’ $50 Tickets Amid Coronavirus
Although coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading across the country, producers are making sure “the show will go on” by offering affordable tickets to theatergoers willing to head down to Broadway. In a joint announcement today, producers of To Kill A Mockingbird, West Side Story, The Lehman Trilogy, Who’s Afraid of... Read more
‘Hamilton’ Star Miguel Cervantes Returns To Broadway
Five months after the death of his daughter, Hamilton star Miguel Cervantes is stepping back into the spotlight of the Broadway role. Cervantes and his wife Kelly tragically lost their 3-year-old daughter Adelaide in October after the toddler spent her short life suffering from seizures. Only days after her... Read more
The Broadway League Issues Statement on Coronavirus
Amid the global outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), the Broadway League has released an official statement regarding the Broadway community. Over the last few weeks, coronavirus has begun to spread across the world. The League said it is “closely monitoring the evolving situation” and the “safety and security of theatregoers... Read more
Broadway’s ‘Sing Street’ Offers Limited 1982 Pricing On Tickets
The critically acclaimed New York Theatre Workshop production Sing Street musical is introducing a special ticket sale bringing back 1982 prices ahead of its Broadway debut. The show will begin preview performances on Broadway on Thursday, March 26, followed by an official opening on Sunday April 19. Tickets will be... Read more
‘The Inheritance’ To Close Broadway Curtain Following Slow Sales
Broadway’s The Inheritance will close next month after struggling at the box office. Matthew Lopez’s two-part drama, which takes inspiration from E.M. Forster’s Howards End, began previews at the Ethel Barrymore Theater this past September. Though it received positive reviews, the modern 21st century tale – which revolves around... Read more
Opening Night Of ‘West Side Story’ Revival Met With Protests
A West Side Story revival premiered on Broadway this past Thursday night, but the opening was met with about 100 protesters. The protesters gathered outside the theater to demand the removal of cast member Amar Ramasar, who is performing the role of the Sharks gang leader Bernardo. Previously, Ramasar... Read more
Cirque du Soleil Performance Cut Short After Acrobat’s Fall
A Cirque du Soleil acrobat who was performing in The Beatles LOVE show in Las Vegas earlier this week took a fall, causing producers to cut the show short. During the show, which took place this past Sunday, the aerial artist fell during the finale. The show was stopped... Read more
David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Sets Broadway Return This Fall
After a successful limited run at the Hudson Theatre, David Byrne’s stage show American Utopia is coming back for more. The show ended its initial Broadway run on February 16 after 121 performances at the Hudson Theatre, where it set a house box office record earlier this month. Hours... Read more
‘Jagged Little Pill’ Performance Cancelled Over Pepper Spray Incident
A performance of Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill Broadway musical was cancelled over the weekend after pepper spray accidentally went off during the show. The matinee performance was taking place on Saturday at the Broadhurst Theater when pepper play was deployed during the second act of the musical, causing... Read more