Nathan Lane and Andrea Martin open on Broadway in Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus

Billed as a comedy sequel to Shakespeare's bloodiest tragedy, 'Titus Andronicus,' the project will mark the Broadway debut of cult theater artist Taylor Mac, with direction by five-time Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe. If anyone can find laughs in the wake of bloody revenge, filicide and cannibalism, it's Nathan Lane and Andrea Martin. The Broadway favorites, who have five [...]

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

Royal Opera House Sets 2019–2020 Season, including Joyce DiDonato and Anna Netrebko in title roles and 6 World premieres

London’s Royal Opera House has unveiled its 2019–2020 season of opera and ballet programming, including 17 new productions and six world premieres. Wayne McGregor unveils the world premiere of his Divine Comedy-inspired The Dante Project with the Royal Ballet. The opera lineup continues the house’s recent commitment to Handel and Janáček, starting with Joyce DiDonato and Iestyn Davies leading Handel’s [...]

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

Annette Bening & Tracy Letts to star on Broadway in ‘All My Sons’ through June 23rd

Gregory Mosher direct sthe Roundabout Theater Company's revival of Arthur Miller's 1947 family tragedy. Annette Bening returns to Broadway this season for the first time in 30 years, starring opposite Tracy Letts in a revival of Arthur Miller's 1947 drama All My Sons.  Gregory Mosher — the esteemed Broadway veteran who directed an acclaimed 2009 revival of Miller's A View [...]

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

Playwright Jez Butterworth spills all his secrets in ‘The Ferryman’

The Tony front-runner talks about crafting his three-hour rural family epic from his own experience and why it has captured New York audiences. Jez Butterworth has a small caveat for this interview: He doesn't think his work wants to be talked about. The writer is nominated for his second Tony Award for best play for The Ferryman, a vigorous family epic [...]

By |May 13th, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

James Graham’s Ink extends its Broadway run

Ink, James Graham's new play about the making of the tabloid newspaper The Sun, has received an extension at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Originally announced to play through June 9, the Broadway production will now conclude its limited engagement on June 16. Bertie Carvel and Jonny Lee Miller star in the new work, directed by Rupert Goold, [...]

By |April 26th, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

Laurie Metcalf, Eddie Izzard, Russell Tovey and Patsy Ferran to headline Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? on Broadway opening April 2020

Laurie Metcalf has already announced her next stage venture. The Tony Award winner will headline producer Scott Rudin's revival of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? next season, opposite two-time Emmy Award winner Eddie Izzard, Russell Tovey and 2019 Olivier Award winner Patsy Ferran. Directed by Joe Mantello, the limited production will start performances on March 2, 2020, with [...]

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

The Most Anticipated New York Theater of 2019

Look ahead to the busy pipeline of productions opening from January through summer, on Broadway and off. Unlike the movie calendar, which floods the market with prestige releases for awards consideration toward the end of every year, the New York theater season begins and ends midyear, pegged to the Tony Awards in June, meaning a whole slate of major shows [...]

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

Sutton Foster will join Hugh Jackman in Broadway’s The Music Man to open October 22nd, 2020

Outside of the theatre district, TV audiences know her as 40-something millennial Liza Miller on TV Land/Paramount's Younger. Sutton Foster will star alongside fellow Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman in the upcoming Broadway revival of The Music Man. As previously reported, the Jerry Zaks-directed production will start September 9, 2020, before officially opening October 22, 2020 The production will also [...]

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

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

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