Sunday, August 1, 2021

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Broadway theaters will require audience members to be vaccinated, masked

All 41 Broadway theaters will require audience members to show proof of vaccination for entry.  Audience members must wear masks while inside the theater, except when eating or drinking in specific locations. Exceptions to the...

Broadway League, Actors’ Equity set vaccine mandate, safety protocols for Broadway casts

The Broadway League and Actors’ Equity announced safety protocols for Broadway productions Thursday that require cast and crew members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  The long-awaited protocols call for weekly COVID-19 testing of vaccinated...

‘Hamilton’ announces cast for Broadway reopening

Miguel Cervantes will return to star in “Hamilton” on Broadway this fall.  Cervantes will star opposite Jin Ha as Aaron Burr, Krystal Joy Brown as Eliza Hamilton, Mandy Gonzalez as Angelica Schuyler and Tamar Greene...

Graciela Daniele to receive Tony Award for lifetime achievement

Director and Choreographer Graciela Daniele will receive the 2020 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.  Daniele began her Broadway career in 1964 as a performer and later went on to choreograph musicals...

The original Broadway cast of ‘Six’ will return with the production

The original Broadway cast of "Six" will return to the production this fall.  The cast features Adrianna Hicks as Catherine of Aragon, Andrea Macasaet as Anne Boleyn, Abby Mueller as Jane Seymour, Brittney Mack as...

Actor Julie Halston to receive 2020 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award

Actor Julie Halston will receive the 2020 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award, the Tony Awards Administration Committee announced Wednesday.  The Isabelle Stevenson Award is given to members of the theater community who volunteer a substantial amount...

CDC recommends masks for vaccinated individuals indoors

The Centers for Disease Control recommended Tuesday that vaccinated individuals wear masks inside public places in areas with high COVID-19 case rates.  The recommendation applies to counties across the U.S. that have a "substantial" or...

Costume designer Emilio Sosa elected chair of the American Theatre Wing

Broadway costume and fashion designer Emilio Sosa has been elected chair of the American Theatre Wing.  Sosa will succeed David Henry Hwang and Ted Chapin, who will continue to be active within the Wing as...

‘Merry Wives’ at the Delacorte Theater cancels third performances after COVID-19 case

"Merry Wives" at the Delacorte Theater cancelled its third performance Friday to allow the production more time to rehearse following a positive COVID-19 case in the company. The outdoor Public Theater production said it learned...

‘Diana’ to release Broadway cast album Sept. 24

"Diana" will release its cast album Sept. 24, about two months ahead of its first preview on Broadway.  The Netflix capture of the musical is scheduled to be released Oct. 1. The cast album was...