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Uma Thurman makes her Broadway debut in Beau Willimon’s power play The Parisian Woman opening November 30th

Oscar nominee Uma Thurman will make her Broadway debut in The Parisian Woman, the new power play by House of Cards creator Beau Willimon, directed by Tony winner Pam MacKinnon. Opening night for the limited engagement is set for November 30 at a theater to be announced. Willimon, who also makes his Broadway debut with The Parisian Woman, sets the play in Washington, [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

2 Upcoming Broadway musicals to watch

It’s only summer, but two Broadway-bound shows are already generating buzz. First, “The Band’s Visit,” a pocket-size musical that won a bunch of awards during last year’s sold-out run at the Atlantic Theater Company. It’s being expanded (slightly) to fill the Barrymore, where it begins previews in October. Based on the 2007 film of the same name, “The Band’s Visit” [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

SpongeBob: The Musical opening on Broadway December 4th

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 officially headed to Broadway. The new nautical-set musical based on the popular Nickelodeon animated series will begin previews at the Palace Theater on November 6th ahead of an opening night [...]

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

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

Tickets are now on sale for Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of Jimmy Buffett, beginning previews at Broadway's Marquis Theatre on February 16, 2018 and opening 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 [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

Idina Menzel returns to Off-Broadway to star in the world premiere of Skintight

Tony winner Idina Menzel will return Off-Broadway to star in the world premiere of Skintight, the newest comedy from Significant Other playwright Joshua Harmon. The Roundabout Theater Company production will begin performances May 31st, 2018 ahead of a June 21st official opening. Skintight reunites Harmon with director Daniel Aukin, who helmed Bad Jews at Roundabout in 2013. Menzel has been [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

George Orwell’s chilling novel 1984 starring Reed Birney, Olivia Wilde (making her Broadway debut), and Tony nominee Tom Sturridge

Watch for the Broadway transfer of Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan's stage version of George Orwell's chilling 1949 novel 1984. The 2017-2018 Broadway season will kick off with the London production of the classic work. Adapted from Orwell's book, the stage version will begin previews May 18 at the Hudson Theater and open on June 22nd. The cast will be [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

Chris Evans will make his Broadway debut alongside Michael Cera in Lobby Hero opening March 2018

Film star Chris Evans will make his Broadway debut in Oscar winner Kenneth Lonergan's Lobby Hero, marking the first production of Second Stage Theater's inaugural Broadway season. Performances will begin March 2018 at the newly renovated Helen Hayes Theater. Trip Cullman (Six Degrees of Separation, Significant Other) will direct the production, which will also feature Broadway alum Michael Cera (This [...]

By |June 20th, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

Tony-Nominated A Doll’s House, Part 2, starring Laurie Metcalf, extends its run to January 7th, 2017

Lucas Hnath’s Tony-nominated play A Doll’s House, Part 2 has extended its run through January 7, 2018 at the John Golden Theater. The play had initially been announced as a 16-week limited engagement through July 23. A Doll's House, Part 2 began previews on March 30 and officially opened on April 27. A Doll's House, Part 2 is currently nominated for eight Tony [...]

By |June 7th, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

Hugh Jackman is searching for his next Broadway hit …….

Hugh Jackman is on the hunt for a new Broadway show — and it’s not going to be a musical comedy romp like “The Boy from Oz.”    Sources say Jackman, one of Hollywood and Broadway’s top leading men, has been doing some invitation-only readings of serious plays. He tackled two classics — Anton Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya” and Henrik Ibsen’s “Rosmersholm” [...]

By |June 2nd, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

London import “The Play That Goes Wrong” extends until 2018. A very funny comedy!

The Play That Goes Wrong, a comedy about an amateur production of a murder mystery that goes hopelessly awry has now opened at Broadway's Lyceum Theater to rave reviews.  This is a very funny play!  The Olivier-winning comedy, which began in a pub as a U.K. fringe production, stars the original West End cast: Matthew Cavendish, Bryony Corrigan, Rob Falconer, [...]

By |June 1st, 2017|Theater|0 Comments