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Travesties starring Tom Hollander will open on Broadway on April 24th

Tom Hollander is set to star in Tom Stoppard's drama. He will be joined by Peter McDonald as James Joyce, Seth Numrich as Tristan Tzara, Nicholas Woodeson as Lenin, Scarlett Strallen as Gwendolen, Sara Topham as Cecily, Opal Alladin as Nadya and Patrick Kerr as Bennett. Travesties, directed by Patrick Marber, is set to begin previews on March 29th and open on [...]

By |December 8th, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

Broadway: Scheduled for 2017-2018 season and in the works……..

SCHEDULED FOR THE 2017-18 SEASONPRINCE OF BROADWAY • Theatre: Samuel J. Friedman • First Preview: August 3, 2017 • Opening: August 24, 2017 • Libretto by David Thompson; songs by Stephen Sondheim, Kander & Ebb, Strouse & Adams, Bock & Harnick, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jason Robert Brown, and many others • Co-directors: Hal Prince and Susan Stroman • Cast Includes: [...]

By |December 8th, 2017|Special Events, Theater|0 Comments

Escape to Margaritaville featuring the music of Jimmy Buffett opens on Broadway March 15th, 2018

Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of Jimmy Buffett, begins previews at Broadway's Marquis Theatre on February 16, 2018 and opens on March 15th. Escape to Margaritaville includes Buffett’s classic hits, as well as original songs from the singer/songwriter. The story, crafted by scribes Greg Garcia and Mike O’Malley, follows a character named Tully at the titular tropical island [...]

By |December 8th, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

Last Chance: Broadway & Off- Broadway Closings

  Closing Saturday, December 30, 2017 CATS Broadway: Neil Simon Theatre Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber Directed by Trevor Nunn Cast includes: Mamie Paris, Tyler Hanes Based on T.S. Eliot’s book of poems, “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats,” Cats immerses the audience in the world of nocturnal “Jellicle Cats.” Eliot’s poems are brought to life as the felines dance [...]

By |December 6th, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

Farinelli and the King starring Mark Rylance opens on Broadway on December 17th for a 16 week limited run

If anyone was meant to write a play about the 18th-century castrato Farinelli, it was composer Claire van Kampen. She’d heard of Farinelli and seen the 1994 film about him, but her interest wasn’t truly piqued until a countertenor with whom she was working mentioned his life in the court of King Philippe V of Spain, and how his voice [...]

By |December 6th, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

SpongeBob: The Musical opens on Broadway to good reviews for all the family

The new stage show based on Nickelodeon's animated series has original music by Steven Tyler, Sara Bareilles, John Legend, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper and David Bowie. The SpongeBob Squarepants musical is now playing on Broadway. The new nautical-set musical based on the popular Nickelodeon animated series opens just in time for the holiday season. It hits Broadway after its world premiere [...]

By |December 6th, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

John Lithgow returns to Broadway with personal solo show opening January 11th in a limited run

Two-time Tony winner and Oscar nominee John Lithgow is set to return to Broadway this winter with his solo show, John Lithgow: Stories by Heart. Inspired by his life and career, the Roundabout Theatre Company production will play a limited engagement at the American Airlines Theatre beginning December 21. Stories by Heart will officially open January 11th, 2018. Daniel Sullivan [...]

By |December 5th, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

Call Me By Your Name’s Armie Hammer to make his Broadway debut in Straight White Men opening July 23rd, 2018

Armie Hammer will make his Broadway debut next year in Second Stage Theater’s production of Straight White Men.  Young Jean Lee’s dark comedy will play the newly renovated Helen Hayes Theatre as part of the company’s first Broadway season. Joining Hammer will be Emmy winner Tom Skerritt (Picket Fences), last seen on Broadway in A Time to Kill. The Anna [...]

By |December 4th, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

U2 eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour plays MSG June 25th/26th

U2 eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour In May 2018 the band are back out on the road when the eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour opens in North America. Just as the new album Songs of Experience is a companion to 2014’s Songs of Innocence, the eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour is a sequel to 2015's iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour which saw 'U2 reinvent [...]

By |December 1st, 2017|Concerts|0 Comments

Opry City Stage puts a little Nashville in Midtown New York City

The Grand Ole Opry is making New York City its “home away from home” with a new destination for country music fans. For the first time in its more than 90 years of showcasing country music artists, the Grand Ole Opry is expanding beyond its Nashville roots into the heart of New York with Opry City Stage. Opening Dec. 1 [...]

By |December 1st, 2017|Special Events|0 Comments