Broadway Grosses for the Week Ending March 10, 2013

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Grosses are up a bit for the week ending March 10, 2013 in part due to the new play by Nora Ephron and starring Tom Hanks, Lucky Guy, which took more than $1 million for its first full week of previews. Matilda got off to a decent start, as well, for its first […]

Get a Sneak Peak of Motown: The Musical

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WPIX 11 News anchor Craig Treadway recently had the chance the chat with the cast of the upcoming Broadway production of Motown: The Musical in the rehearsal studio and had the chance to sit down with Motown founder Berry Gordy. Motown: The Musical, which is based on the life of Berry Gordy, featuring […]

Review Round-Up: Holland Taylor IS Ann Richards

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Ann, starring Holland Taylor opened Thursday night at Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theater. Holland Taylor penned the play herself, based on the writings of Ann Richards, former Texas governor. Taylor also referenced interviews with Richards’s staff, friends and family, film record, new publications, anecdote and her own imagination. The play is Holland Taylor’s […]

Dates Announced for This Year’s Easter Bonnet Competition!

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The 27th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will be held on Monday, April 22 (4:30 PM) and Tuesday, April 23 (2 PM) at the Minskoff Theatre, home to the long-running musical Disney’s The Lion King. The Easter Bonnet Competition celebrates six weeks of intensive fundraising efforts by Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring […]

The Mystery of Edwin Drood Barnes & Noble Cast Album Event Set for Mar 8

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Barnes & Noble will host the cast album release for the new 2012 Broadway cast recording of Roundabout Theatre Company’s critically acclaimed Broadway production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood.  Hosted by Rupert Holmes, the event will be at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86th St at Lexington) on Friday, March 8th starting at 4:30PM. The “Live at Barnes and Noble” […]

Broadway’s Top Ten Pop Hits

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There was a time when the most popular American songs came straight from the Great White Way. The songs we’ve selected are not just known by Broadway buffs. They’ve seeped into the mainstream. Check out our our top ten Broadway pop hits. 10. I Don’t Know How to Love Him, from Jesus Christ Superstar […]

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ANNIE to receive New Broadway Cast Recording

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The current Broadway revival of Annie will release a new cast recording of the acclaimed production. Shout! Factory and its Broadway cast imprint Shout! Broadway will distribute the new album. The Grammy Award-winning original 1977 Broadway cast album has gone platinum, selling over one million copies to date. The Annie revival currently stars Katie Finneran as Miss […]

Broadway Grosses for the Week Ending March 3, 2013

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After 334 week on Broadway and a total gross of $294,558,629, Disney’s Mary Poppins has officially closed. In its final week, the beloved show danced (or flew a magical umbrella) into the top five, grossing more than $1 million and played to a capacity of 97%. Barry Manilow completed his Broadway run, grossing […]

A Lovely Night for Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella–Review Round-Up

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Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, which opened Sunday at the Broadway Theatre, mixes songs from the back catalog of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II along with music they wrote for the original 1957 TV version of this classic tale, which starred Julie Andrews hot off her turn as Eliza Doolittle on Broadway. With […]

PIPPIN Box Office Opens Saturday, Mar 2

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The Music Box Theatre box office will open Saturday, March 2nd for the much anticipated American Repertory Theatre production of Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin, directed by Diane Paulus. Those who purchase tickets at the box office on March 2nd will be entered into a drawing to receive two tickets and party passes to the opening night […]