Thursday, May 19, 2022

NEWS

‘Mr. Saturday Night’ to release original Broadway cast recording June 10

The original Broadway cast album for new musical “Mr. Saturday Night” will be released next month, Craft Recordings/Concord Theatricals announced Wednesday. The 17-track album, featuring the Broadway cast led by Billy Crystal, will be available...

Court Theatre of Chicago to receive 2022 Regional Theatre Tony Award

The Court Theatre of Chicago will be awarded this year’s Regional Theatre Tony. The special honor is given annually to a regional theater company in the United States, and includes a $25,000 grant. The theater...

‘A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical’ will play Broadway this fall

“A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical” will open at Broadway’s Broadhurst Theatre later this year, producers Ken Davenport and Bob Gaudio announced Wednesday. The new musical will begin previews Nov. 2 ahead of an...

‘A Strange Loop’ sees 45% jump at box office after Tony nominations

Broadway grosses held above $30 million last week, following Tony nominations and COVID-induced cancellations. For the week ending May 15, Broadway grossed $30,349,653, a mere 2.7% slip from the previous week. Capacity for the 35...

TodayTix launches 100K Seat Initiative to boost Broadway, Off-Broadway attendance

TodayTix has announced a 100K Seat Initiative to boost Broadway and Off-Broadway attendance. The company is making 100,000 seats available for under $99, with 50,000 of those seats being offered for under $50. The tickets...

‘Harmony’ aims for Broadway transfer

The new musical “Harmony” is eyeing a Broadway production, according to press representatives. “Harmony” premiered Off-Broadway in a National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene production which ended May 15. The show ran at the Edmond J. Safra...

Broadway’s ‘Girl From The North Country’ announces live capture

Broadway’s “Girl From The North Country” has been professionally filmed for future use. The production was filmed in April before its recent reopening on Broadway. The announcement did not reveal how nor when the footage...

Amber Gray, Kara Young among Actors’ Equity Foundation award recipients

The Actors’ Equity Foundation has announced the recipients of four of its 2022 awards. These awards honor veteran actors, promising performers and best performances in classical and Shakespearean plays. The foundation has eight awards that honor...

‘Girl From The North Country’ extends Broadway run

“Girl From The North Country” has extended its Broadway run by one week and will now run through June 19. The show was originally playing a limited return engagement at the Belasco Theatre through June...

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ to end Broadway run May 29

“Mrs. Doubtfire” will play its final Broadway performance on May 29, producer Kevin McCollum said Thursday. The development comes days after the production garnered a single Tony Award nomination for its lead actor, Rob McClure....