Theater

/Theater
­

Cole Porter musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate starring Kelli O’Hara and Will Chase, opened on Valentines Day 2019 for a limited run ending June 2nd

Kelli O'Hara and Will Chase star as formerly married theater divas sparring on and off the stage in the sparkling Cole Porter musical, also featuring Corbin Bleu. The 1948 Broadway musical Kiss Me, Kate endures as one of the most infectious backstage comedies in the canon, notable for the ingenious intertwining in Sam and Bella Spewack's book of the antics [...]

By |March 16th, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

Phoebe Waller-Bridge sets New York stage debut in ‘Fleabag’ for a limited 4 week run

The solo play that spawned the critically adored BBC/Amazon TV series about an oversexed Londoner struggling to get through life has opened through April 7th. The one-person play that first turned a spotlight on the singular talents of Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag, will bring the writer-performer to the New York stage for the first time early next year. The unvarnished portrait [...]

By |March 15th, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

Beetlejuice Musical confirms principal casting for Broadway; sets preview date for March 28th

Because of its wild special effects and exaggerated characters, Tim Burton’s 1988 cult classic, Beetlejuice, seems right in line with today’s era of visual excess and experimentation on Broadway. But the grim story—about the accidental death of a young couple, and the profane demon steering them through the afterlife—might seem an uneasy fit for musical theater. So, director Alex Timbers, [...]

By |March 15th, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

The Lehman Trilogy to hit NYC at the Park Avenue Armory in a limited run from March 22nd – April 20th

“Simon Russell Beale, Ben Miles and Adam Godley are extraordinary. Behold them with wonder, humble theatergoer…this is a ticket worth cashing in your gilt-edged securities for. Remarkable!” —The New York Times “An enthralling, powerful, though-provoking play directed with brilliant minimalism and extraordinary elegance by Sam Mendes.” —The Independent (UK) From the arrival of three brothers from Bavaria to America in [...]

By |March 15th, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

Keri Russell joins Adam Driver in a limited run of a Broadway revival of ‘Burn This’ until July 7th

The first Broadway revival of Lanford Wilson's Burn This begins preview performances on March 15 at the Hudson Theatre. Michael Mayer directs the new production, set to officially open on April 16. Keri Russell, Adam Driver, Brandon Uranowitz and David Furr star. Burn This tells the story of four New Yorkers whose lives are uprooted by a young dancer's accidental [...]

By |March 14th, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

Schedule of Upcoming London Shows: What’s announced and what’s in previews in the West End

WAITRESS• Theatre: Adelphi Theatre• First Preview: February 8, 2019• Opening: March 7, 2019• Book: Jessie Nelson• Music and Lyrics: Sara Bareilles• Director: Diane Paulus• Cast: Katharine McPhee, David Hunter, Marisha Wallace, Laura Baldwin, Peter Hannah, Jack McBrayer, ShaunPrendergast, Kelly Agbowu, Piers Bate, Nicole Raquel Dennis, Michael Hamway, Stephen Leask, Chris McGuigan, Olivia Moore, Nathaniel Morrison, Sarah O’Connor, Leanne Pinder, Shaun [...]

By |March 5th, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

Schedule of upcoming and announced Broadway Shows

what’s in previews, what’s premiering out of town, and what’s in development ...... BE MORE CHILL Theatre: LyceumFirst Preview: February 13, 2019Opening: March 10, 2019Score by: Joe IconisDirector: Stephen BrackettBased on Ned Vizzini’s novel, the show tells the story of an average teenager (currently played Off-Broadway by Dear Evan Hansen's Will Roland), who takes a pill purported to make people [...]

By |March 4th, 2019|Special Events, Theater|0 Comments

Susan Sarandon to star in Jesse Eisenberg’s new comedy Happy Talk to debut on May 16th

Oscar winner Susan Sarandon will return to the New York stage this spring, appearing in Jesse Eisenberg's world premiere comedy Happy Talk. Scott Elliott will direct the New Group production, set to begin previews on April 30 with an opening set for May 16 at the Pershing Square Signature Center. Tony nominee Marin Ireland will co-star in the comedy, previously [...]

By |March 1st, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

Bryan Cranston makes his triumphant return to Broadway in the critically acclaimed production of Network. Now extended until June 8th

Tony®, Olivier, Emmy® and Golden Globe winner Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad, All The Way) makes his triumphant return to Broadway in the National Theatre’s sold-out, critically acclaimed production of Network and has extended its run at the Belasco Theatre for a second and final time. Performances will now run through June 8th—the day before the 2019 Tony Awards ceremony. The multimedia-driven [...]

By |February 21st, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

Jonathan Pryce & Eileen Atkins Set Broadway Return in Florian Zeller’s Height of the Storm

Following a rumored Broadway transfer, Manhattan Theatre Club has confirmed an upcoming staging of Tony-nominated scribe Florian Zeller's The Height of the Storm, set to arrive at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre following a debut engagement at Wyndham's Theatre in London's West End. Two-time Tony winner Jonathan Pryce (Miss Saigon) and three-time Olivier winner Eileen Atkins (The Retreat from Moscow) will star in director [...]

By |February 7th, 2019|Theater|0 Comments