Sunday, May 16, 2021

LATEST REOPENING NEWS

‘Diana’ moves up Broadway reopening by one month

“Diana” has moved its first preview date up one month to Nov. 2.  The musical, which was among the first to announce for the new season, had previously set a return date of Dec. 1....

CDC lifts mask requirement for vaccinated individuals, posing a question for Broadway

On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control announced that fully vaccinated individuals no longer need to wear masks indoors.  While the CDC did not comment on live theater specifically, the agency has now said it...

‘Flying Over Sunset’ sets Broadway return date

“Flying Over Sunset” will begin Broadway performances Nov. 4 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.  The new musical, which was originally scheduled to begin previews the day of the Broadway shutdown, has set an opening night...

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ will reopen on Broadway Dec. 11

“Dear Evan Hansen” will reopen at the Music Box Theatre on Dec. 11.  In addition to the Broadway reopening, the London production will reopen at the Noël Coward Theatre on Oct. 26 and the North...

‘Moulin Rouge!’ will resume Broadway performances Sept. 24

“Moulin Rouge!” will resume performances at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on Sept. 24. The day before the first performance, the musical will hold a dress rehearsal for an audience of frontline workers. The company will...

Disney Theatrical announces ‘Aladdin’ return, no ticketing fees

Disney Theatrical will pay the service fees on any ticket purchased to either of its Broadway shows through Aug. 7, 2022.  The offer comes as “The Lion King” plans a return on Sept. 14 and...

‘MJ’ will begin Broadway performances on Dec. 6

"MJ," the Michael Jackson musical, will begin performances on Broadway Dec. 6. The new musical, which was originally scheduled to begin performances on July 6, 2020, has set an opening night of Feb. 1, 2022...

‘Hamilton,’ ‘The Lion King’ and ‘Wicked’ will return to Broadway on Sept. 14

“Hamilton,” “The Lion King” and "Wicked” will return to Broadway on Sept. 14.  The three major Broadway shows announced the news in a joint appearance on “Good Morning America” Tuesday. Tickets for the productions go...

‘Jagged Little Pill’ announces Oct. 21 Broadway return

“Jagged Little Pill” will resume performances on Broadway Oct. 21. The musical, which opened on Dec. 5, 2019, will return to the Broadhurst Theatre. Tickets are on sale as of Tuesday.  Before the shutdown, the principal...

‘Tina’ will reopen on Broadway Oct. 8

“Tina – the Tina Turner Musical” will resume Broadway performances Oct. 8.  The musical will return to the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, where it had been playing from Oct. 12, 2019 until the March 12, 2020 Broadway...

‘Caroline, or Change,’ ‘Trouble in Mind’ to open on Broadway this fall

"Caroline, or Change" will begin performances Oct. 8, after a postponement due to the Broadway shutdown.  The revival, which was originally scheduled to begin previews last spring, will return to Studio 54 with lead Sharon...

‘Ain’t Too Proud’ will return to Broadway Oct. 16

"Ain't Too Proud" will resume Broadway performances on Oct. 16.  The musical, which opened on Broadway on March 21, 2019, will return to the Imperial Theatre with a special gala performance. Casting for the return...

‘Company’ will return to Broadway on Dec. 20

The new revival of "Company" will resume Broadway performances on Dec. 20.  Katrina Lenk, who plays Bobbie, and Patti Lupone as Joanne are confirmed to return with the production, with the rest of the cast...

‘Come From Away’ announces Sept. 21 Broadway return

"Come From Away" will return to Broadway on Sept. 21. The musical, which is shooting a filmed version of the production this month, will release tickets Monday. The reopening announcement follows Gov. Andrew Cuomo's declaration...

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ will return to Broadway on Oct. 21

The new musical "Mrs. Doubtfire" will resume performances on Broadway Oct. 21. The musical, which played three previews before the March 12, 2020 shutdown, will open at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on Dec. 5. Rob...

‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ will have a Broadway run in fall 2022

Second Stage announced its 2021-2022 season Friday, with the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Between Riverside and Crazy” as a new addition to its Broadway line-up. The nonprofit theater company will reopen its Helen Hayes Theater this...

‘Chicago’ will return to Broadway on Sept. 14

"Chicago" will resume performances on Broadway starting Sept. 14. The production, which had been running on Broadway since 1996, put tickets on sale Friday for its run at the Ambassador Theatre. This is the latest...

‘Six’ will resume Broadway performances on Sept. 17

"Six" will celebrate its long-delayed opening night his fall. The musical will resume performances on Broadway starting Sept. 17, with an opening night planned for Oct. 3, 2021. "Six" was set to open March 12,...

‘The Phantom of the Opera’ announces Broadway return in October

“The Phantom of the Opera” will return to Broadway this fall.  The musical, which is the longest-running production in Broadway history, will resume performances at the Majestic Theatre on Oct 22. The announcement follows Gov....

Broadway to reopen Sept. 14, Cuomo says

Broadway shows will reopen Sept. 14, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. In a press conference, Cuomo said Broadway tickets would be put on sale starting Thursday for theaters running at 100% capacity. In response to...