For the first time in many months, the northbound lanes on the 4600 block of Broadway are open to vehicular traffic. That's good news both for drivers and for the small business owners whose customers haven't had full access in quite a while. Show More Summary
At Saturday's performance of Broadway's "Eclipsed," ONE and (RED) cofounder Bono joined Lupita Nyong'o and the rest of the cast on stage to dedicate the performance to two of the abducted and still missing schoolgirls from Chibok, Northern Nigeria.
Director and playwright Mary Zimmerman is something of a legend at Berkeley Rep, having brought her stunning Metamorphoses there in 1999 before going on to win a Tony Award for direction after taking the play to Broadway. [ more › ]
Springtime on Broadway is usually racked with strategy, stress and speculation. New shows vie for any edge possible to capture the Tony Awards' brass ring of best musical, believing the award means industry prestige and a box-office bounce. Not this year. A different sort of drama is unfolding...
NEW YORK — Danielle Brooks says that all things happen for a reason. Even the things that go awry in auditions. Back in 2014, she was up for a juicy replacement role in the Broadway revival of “Pippin,” taking over the part of the Leading Player, portrayed to widespread applause by Patina Miller. Unaware that the callback she’d […]
The rights holder to the musical West Side Story has blocked performances of the iconic musical in North Carolina and Mississippi. Broadway.com reports: In a move than can be interpreted as a reaction to recent legislation that allows...Show More Summary
The actor who played George W. Bush on Saturday Night Live and on Broadway will not be playing Ronald Reagan on the big screen – in fact he never was formally signed on to do so. “The Reagan script is one of a number of scripts that had been submitted to Will Ferrell which he had considered," said a spokesman for the Emmy nominee. Show More Summary
“Pop quiz: The New York City Ballet principal Robert Fairchild is dancing to the sounds of Gershwin, in choreography by Christopher Wheeldon. The title of the work contains the word ‘American.’ Where are we?”
The new mixed-use building at 4027 North Broadway is ready for occupancy, and looks relatively like the rendering that was presented to the community. Not quite two years ago, residents of Buena Park voted to approve the developer's plan. Show More Summary
The Emmy-winning actor visits the Met’s baseball card exhibition between Broadway performances.
A semi-staging of Dido and Aeneas starring Broadway divas and frequent collaborators Kelli O’Hara and Victoria Clark seemed a screwy idea at best.
Opening today, Viva turns gay Cuba into Broadway tourist bait
It's called Rise Up Rye Craft brewers draw inspiration from all sorts of unusual sources, from the Wu-Tang Clan to pricey black truffles — and now, Broadway shows. Lin-Manuel Miranda's insanely popular hip-hop musical Hamilton, which...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Deadline's Jeremy Gerard and Jujamcyn Theatres majority owner and president Jordan Roth talk about the state of the industry, the only stipulation being no holds barred. GERARD: This morning will see the final meeting of the committee that considers producers’ requests for deviations from Tony rules regarding categories for nominations. Show More Summary
Audra McDonald in Shuffle Along. Photo: Julieta Cervantes The 2015-2016 Broadway season started with a musical bang, from Lin-Manuel Miranda; thirty-three shows later, it ends with a theatrical explosion from George C. Wolfe and Savion Glover called Shuffle Along. Show More Summary
It shares its name and most of its song list with a landmark musical from 1921, so is it old or new?
I’ve written here before that there is no artist in the theater today I admire more than George C. Wolfe, a writer and director blessed with the sharpest mind, the quickest wit, the wildest imagination and the fastest mouth in town.Show More Summary
One of Broadway’s most buzzed about productions, American Psycho: The Musical has struck our sartorial fancy. The adaptation tackles author’s Bret East Ellis’ 1991 novel, which follows the story of Patrick Bateman. American actor Benjamin Walker steps into the role of the suave serial killer and Manhattan business man. Show More Summary
NEW YORK — Audience education is certainly on director George C. Wolfe’s agenda in his eagerly anticipated, luxuriously re-upholstered revival of the early 1920s musical “Shuffle Along.” In fact, the goals of correcting the record so...Show More Summary
A Broadway history lesson is being delivered these days at the Music Box Theatre, and never has anything this educational been so sensationally staged. All credit to Professor George C. Wolfe, holder of a PhD in theatrical pizazz, for adapting and directing this homage to "Shuffle Along," the 1921...