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, 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
Sara Bareilles, Jason Mraz Will Star Together in Waitress
Singer-songwriters, collaborators, and friends Sara Bareilles and Jason Mraz will sing together again on stage for two weeks in the Broadway musical Waitress at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, Playbill reports.  Bareilles made her Broadway debut earlier this year in the lead role of the show, for which she wrote... Read more
M. Butterfly Revival Sets Closing Date
The new Broadway production of David Henry Hwang’s 1988 play M. Butterfly has set an early closing date of January 14, 2018 at the Cort Theatre due to mixed reviews and lack of success at the box office. The first revival of the original, Tony Award-winning play is directed... Read more
Broadway Has a Record-Breaking Week for Thanksgiving
Broadway broke its record for the best Thanksgiving week ever this year, with help from shows Come From Away and Hamilton, which both broke individual records last week, as well. Between Thanksgiving Day Parade tourism and a stacked list of popular shows, Broadway grossed $39.07 million from 31 shows... Read more