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Magic Mike musical will make its World Premiere in Boston before Broadway bow

Nearly seven years after the announcement of an in-the-works Magic Mike musical, the dancer is ready to put it all (yes, all) out there on the Broadway stage. The stage adaptation of the steamy franchise will premiere at the Emerson Colonial Theatre in Boston this fall, running November 30 through January 5, 2020. A Broadway bow is expected to follow. [...]

By |January 25th, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano star in ‘True West’ on Broadway

The actors will face off as estranged brothers in a new production of the Sam Shepard play directed by James Macdonald. Sam Shepard's classic drama of sibling rivalry, True West, will return to Broadway next season, starring Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano as the conflicted brothers who come together at the California home of their mother after a five-year estrangement. [...]

By |January 24th, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

Mystic Pizza Stage Musical in the Works with Original Score from Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge will serve up a slice of musical heaven with an upcoming stage adaptation of the 1988 MGM flick Mystic Pizza. Etheridge is crafting original music and lyrics for the newly announced musical, set to feature direction by Gordon Greenberg, who will co-write the book with Sas Goldberg (Significant Other). The tuner is currently in development. "MGM's Mystic Pizza is [...]

By |January 22nd, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

Multigenerational 50th-anniversary Woodstock event set for 2019

Fifty years after the Woodstock music festival became one of the watersheds of hippie counterculture, an anniversary event will take place in August 2019 on the same field north of New York City. The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts announced a three-day festival of “music, culture and community” that will celebrate “the golden anniversary at the historic site of [...]

By |January 6th, 2019|Concerts, Special Events|0 Comments

‘The Notebook’ to Get Broadway Musical Treatment

The tender love story that became a breakout screen vehicle for Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, The Notebook, will be adapted as a Broadway musical, to be produced by Kevin McCollum and Kurt Deutsch in association with Nicholas Sparks, who wrote the bestselling 1996 novel.  Indie singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson and 'This Is Us' writer-producer Bekah Brunstetter will collaborate on the [...]

By |January 3rd, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is now playing at Broadway's newly renovated Lyric Theater. Seven lead members of the original West End company of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child reprise their roles on Broadway at the Lyric Theater. . Broadway bound are Jamie Parker (Harry Potter), Noma Dumezweni (Hermione Granger) and Paul Thornley (Ron Weasley) with Poppy Miller [...]

By |January 1st, 2019|Special Events, Theater|0 Comments

Manhattan Theater Club Plans to Bring Florian Zeller’s Acclaimed Height of the Storm to Broadway

Two-time Tony winner Jonathan Pryce (Miss Saigon) and three-time Olivier winner Eileen Atkins (The Retreat from Moscow) could be headed back to Broadway in a transfer of Tony-nominated scribe Florian Zeller's The Height of the Storm, which is currently appearing at Wyndham's Theatre in London's West End. The nonprofit Manhattan Theatre Club is likely to produce the transfer at its main-stem venue, [...]

By |December 31st, 2018|Theater|0 Comments

Currently playing on Broadway 2019

Aladdin Running time: 150 minutes, including intermission Opened March 20, 2014 New Amsterdam Theatre: 214 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036 American Son Opened November 4, 2018 Closes January 27, 2019 Booth Theatre: 222 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036 Anastasia Running time: 150 minutes, including intermission Opened April 24, 2017 Broadhurst Theatre: 235 W 44th St, New [...]

By |December 31st, 2018|Theater|0 Comments

To Kill a Mockingbird starring Jeff Daniels opens on Broadway

Full casting is set for To Kill a Mockingbird, the new stage play based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer-winning novel. The production opened December 13th at the Shubert Theater. The new stage adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, featuring a script by Oscar and Emmy winner Aaron Sorkin is now playing on Broadway.  Celia Keenan-Bolger, Will Pullen, and Gideon [...]

By |December 14th, 2018|Theater|0 Comments

Hugh Jackman is hitting the road! ‘The Man. The Music. The Show.’ world tour for 2019

Tony-winning stage-and-screen star Hugh Jackman is hitting the road! The showman is planning an international tour for his stage show. Jackman fans can look forward to him singing tunes from Les Miserables, The Boy from Oz, Oklahoma! and The Greatest Showman. He appeared on The Today Show to discuss the tour and revealed that The Greatest Showman standout Keala Settle [...]

By |November 29th, 2018|Concerts|0 Comments