Hamilton Tour Extends to Hit 20 Cities in 2018
Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of award-winning hip-hop musical Hamilton, will take the popular show on the road with a tour that’s been extended from 5 to 20 cities in 2018, the show’s Twitter page announced on New Year’s Eve. Just you wait, 2018. Happy New Year from @HamiltonMusical! pic.twitter.com/TauPMwXpyr —... Read more
New Shows Coming to Broadway in 2018
Now that the holiday season is behind us, the new year is just around the corner. Something that always gets me excited when dragging my feet into a new year (because I’m personally not much of a resolution person) is making plans to be able to look forward to... Read more
Hamilton Leads Second Best Broadway Week of the Year
The pre-Christmas tourist rush in NYC made last week Broadway’s second most successful of the year, and the most successful ever for Springsteen on Broadway and Hamilton, according to numbers provided by The Broadway League. A total of 32 shows playing to Broadway grossed $35,796,213 for the week ending on... Read more
New Ticket Release Announced for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter fans will once again have their chance at tickets to the premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway. So many fans flocked to register for Verified Fan the first time around that they actually temporarily crashed the Ticketmaster website. When tickets went on sale,... Read more
Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Sets Broadway Opening Date
The new bio-show about the Queen of Disco, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, is officially headed to Broadway in the spring of 2018 after its twice-extended engagement at San Diego’s La Jolla Playhouse. La Jolla’s website provides the following description: Told through the dramatic lens of her final concert, SUMMER: The... Read more
Adam Driver to Star in Broadway Revival of ‘Burn This’
Adam Driver, who you can catch in the new “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” movie this weekend, has been cast in the revival of Lanford Wilson’s 1987 drama Burn This, set to play at a Broadway theater in 2019. Driver, who has received the Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in... Read more
Alec Baldwin May Take His Trump Impersonation to Broadway
In an interview with Howard Stern at the start of the week, Alec Baldwin discussed the possibility of writing and starring in a solo Trump show on Broadway, with Saturday Night Live’s Lorne Michaels producing. Baldwin won the “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series” Emmy this year for... Read more
The Go-Go’s Musical “Head Over Heels” to Play Broadway in 2018
Head Over Heels, a new musical featuring the songs of The Go-Go’s and co-produced by Gwyneth Paltrow, is headed to Broadway in 2018, Broadway.com confirmed today. The site says: Inspired by Sir Philip Sidney’s 16th-century pastoral romance Arcadia, the new musical is described as an Elizabethan love story turned on its... Read more
Michael Luwoye to Take Over Title Role in Broadway’s Hamilton
In an interview with the L.A. Times, former alternate on Broadway and current star in the touring production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Hamilton, Michael Luwoye reveals he will officially step into that role of Alexander Hamilton on the Broadway stage starting in January of next year.... Read more
SpongeBob SquarePants Opens on Broadway
SpongeBob SquarePants, the new musical based on the Nickelodeon animated series, opens today, December 4 at Broadway’s Palace Theatre after beginning previews on November 6. The show is directed by Tina Landau with a book by Kyle Jarrow, music supervision by Tom Kitt, and choreography by Tony winner Christopher... Read more