Broadway Producer of Failed ‘Rebecca’ Musical Arrested On Child Porn Charges
A Broadway Producer, whose first big show was set to debut a few years ago before it was cancelled, has been arrested on child pornography charges. Ben Sprecher, 65, was charged with possession and distribution of child pornography, the Associated Press reports. While he was released on $100,000 bail,... Read more
New Musical ‘Diana’ Arrives On Broadway in 2020
The late Princess Diana has been a beloved figure across the world for decades, and now, audiences will be able to share some of her magic when a new Broadway musical, Diana, hits the stage in 2020. Diana will begin previews at New York City’s Longacre Theater on March... Read more
Lightning Thief Musical Coming To Broadway This September
“The Lightning Thief” – Rick Riordan’s first book in the beloved young adult book series, delves into the world of Greek Mythology, telling a timeless story of a 12-year-old boy who discovers he is the son of the Greek God Poseidon. After a successful 32-city North American tour, the... Read more
‘Cats’ Has Highest-Grossing Week In Show’s 38-Year History
The musical Cats has officially broken the record for its highest-grossing week in the musical’s 38-year history, producers announced today. According to Broadway World, during eight performances from August 6 to 11 at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre, the show grossed $1,964,933.50 and played to more than 34,740 audiences. The record... Read more
New British Musical ‘Six’ To Open On Broadway In 2020
“Off with her head!” is normally the quote people think of when recalling Anne Boleyn, one of King Henry VIII’s infamous wives. Yet, what about the other five wives? Each has their own story to tell, and Britain’s Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss are bringing their stories to life... Read more
‘Mockingbird’ Show Ends In Chaos After Motorcycle Mistaken For Gunshots
A Broadway showing of To Kill A Mockingbird in New York City ended in chaos Wednesday after the crowd mistakingly mistook a motorcyle backfire outside for gunshots at the Shubert Theatre. During the incident, fans started to flee the theater in a panic, causing a stampede. Footage from Times... Read more
Six Broadway Shows To Close This Month Ahead of Fall Openings
Theatergoers: it’s your last chance to see a handful of shows this month before they close their curtains for good. Following the Tony Awards earlier this year, multiple Broadway shows announced that they will close before the year ends. This month alone, six shows are closing. The Prom, which... Read more
Barry Manilow’s Broadway Show Reportedly Faces Sluggish Sales
Barry Manilow, the iconic adult contemporary artist who has consistently released music for decades, is reportedly not selling well on Broadway. According to the New York Post, the 76-year-old will face numerous empty seats throughout his 17-date Broadway residency. While his shows tonight and Saturday night are nearly sold... Read more
Nick Robinson of ‘Love, Simon’ To Make Broadway Debut In ‘Mockingbird’
Nick Robinson, the star of the 2018 hit film Love, Simon, will make his debut on Broadway this fall in To Kill A Mockingbird. Robinson will take on the role of Jem Finch and perform alongside Ed Harris, who is starring as Atticus Finch, replacing Jeff Daniels. The Scott... Read more
Broadway’s ‘Carole King,’ ‘Waitress’ Announce Closing Dates
Broadway hits Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and Waitress The Musical will join the list of shows closing this season. Beautiful has garnered massive attention since it first hit the stage back in 2014. The musical earned seven Tony Nominations during its first season, winning a pair for lead... Read more