BIlly Crystal to return to Broadway November ’13

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Billy Crystal will return to Broadway this fall for a 9-week-only limited engagement of his Tony Award-winning, record-breaking play 700 SUNDAYS. This will mark the final engagement of this production. Previews will begin Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) with opening night scheduled for Wednesday, November 13, […]

Neil Patrick Harris to host Tony Awards for fourth time!

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Looks like Neil Patrick Harris wants to catch Angela Lansbury in his quest to be the host with the most. CBS confirms that Broadway and Television star Neil Patrick Harris will host the 67th Annual Tony Awards on June 9 at Radio City Music Hall. This will be Harris’ fourth hosting gig vs. Lansbury’s total […]

Hands on a Hardbody has soft sales and will close April 13

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We are sad to have been correct as we announced earlier today that it looked like Hands on a Hardbody (4 out of 5 stars from TheaterAdvisor reviewers) would close due to lack of sales significant enough to sustain the production. Today the production announced it will close on April 13, 2013 after 28 […]

Grosses are UP for the Week Ending March 17, 2013

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Spring is in the air and Broadway loves the breeze. Grosses are up for the week ending March 17, 2013. While long-running standards like Wicked, Lion King and The Book of Mormon continue to dominated the Broadway box office, audiences came in droves to see the new musical Motown. Only in its first […]

Date Set for 2013 Tony Awards: June 9 on CBS, Live from Radio City Music Hall

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It’s official! The Tony Awards have a date and location for the 2013 ceremony. And guess what—The Tony Awards will return to Radio City Music Hall! CBS will telecast the American Theatre Wing’s 67th Annual Tony Awards live on Sunday, June 9 at 8:00 p.m. ET. The Tony Awards, which honors theatre professionals for distinguished […]

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong to Write Songs for Rock Adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing

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Send to Kindle Billie is back to Broadway! Billy Joe Armstrong, lead singer of Green Day and writer of the recent Broadway show American Idiot, the Musical, will write songs for These Paper Bullets , a rock ‘n roll updating of Much Ado About Nothing. The new show is scheduled to premiere at Yale rep […]

Box Office for I’ll Eat You Last, starring Bette Midler, Opens Today

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Tickets go on sale today at the Booth Theatre Box Office for Bette Midler’s return to Broadway in John Logan’s new one-woman play I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers, directed by Joe Mantello. I’ll Eat You Last will begin previews Friday, April 5 and opens Wednesday, April 24 at the Booth Theatre . Appearing on Broadway for the […]

Critics Love the Kooky Comedy: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Review Round-Up

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Hot off of its sold-out run at Lincoln Center, Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike opened on Broadway at the Golden Theatre Thursday night. The 17-week strictly limited engagement began performances on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Directed by Nicholas Martin and featuring the entire original company, which includes Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce, Kristine Nielsen, Genevieve […]

Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, Starring Lea Michele, Megan Hilty, Bernadette Peters to Hit Theaters in Early 2014

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Send to Kindle“Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return” will finally have its premiere. Variety reports that the film, formerly titled “Dorothy of Oz” will be released in the beginning of 2014. This is the first announcedment of the films actual release date. Directed by accomplished animators Dan St. Pierre and Will Finn, the film has been […]