‘Soul Train’ Musical To Open On Broadway In 2021
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the television show “Soul Train,” producers are bringing the story to Broadway. The idea first transpired when producer Matthew Weaver, known for his work with Rock of Ages, acquired the stage rights to adapt the 1971 TV show into a musical back in... Read more
‘Caroline, or Change,’ ‘A Soldiers Play’ To Return To Broadway
The Roundabout Theater Company are reviving two plays revolving around race – Caroline, or Change and A Soldier’s Play – which will head out on Broadway next spring. Earlier this week, the company revealed the news. A Soldier’s Play, which was staged Off Broadway back in 1981 before being... Read more
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