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

ROMEO AND JULIET • Theatre: Barbican Theatre • First Preview: November 2, 2018 • Opening: November 6, 2018 • Playwright: William Shakespeare • Director: Erica Whyman • Cast: Bally Gill, Karen Fishwick, Afolabi Ali, Donna Banya, Steve Basaula, Ishia Bennison, Katy Brittain, Raif Clarke, Beth Cordingly, Paul Dodds, Josh Finan, Andrew French, Miriam Haque, Michael Hodgson, Charlotte Josephine, John Macaulay, [...]

By |January 22nd, 2019|Theater|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

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 |December 31st, 2018|Theater, Uncategorized|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

Phoebe Waller-Bridge sets New York stage debut in ‘Fleabag’ opening March 7th 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 will begin its off-Broadway run February 28th. 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. Directed [...]

By |November 16th, 2018|Theater|0 Comments

King Kong stomps onto Broadway

The highly anticipated Broadway premiere of King Kong has arrived. The new musical based on the 1932 novel begins previews at the Broadway Theater on October 5th.  Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris and Erik Lochtefeld star in the production directed by Drew McOnie. King Kong follows a young actress (Pitts) and a maverick filmmaker (Morris) as they voyage from the bustling streets [...]

By |November 15th, 2018|Theater|0 Comments

The Cher Show opens at Broadway’s Neil Simon Theater

The Broadway-bound bio-musical spans more than half a century of the trailblazing diva's hit songs, TV shows, movies, fashions and romances, pegged to the personal mantra, "Believe." If Cher had ever envisioned a cage match between ex-husbands Sonny Bono and Gregg Allman, it's heartwarming to think she may have done so in the Cher-iest way possible: In one of the [...]

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