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 […]

More news on Mean Girls Musical Adaptation

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More news on Mean Girls Musical Adaptation Jeff Richmond, Tina Fey’s husband, who is writing the music for the upcoming Mean Girls musical, recently let loose a few details about the classic teen movie turned stage musical. “It’s actually becoming a thing!” Richmond said to Vulture magazine at the premiere of Fey’s “Admission.” […]

Broadway Backwards Announces Len Cariou, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Karen Ziemba, and more

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Tony Award winners Len Cariou, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Karen Ziemba have joined the star-studded lineup for this year’s Broadway Backwards, a one-night-only performance produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefiting BC/EFA and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York. The eighth annual edition of Broadway Backwards will be held Monday, March 18 at 8 PM at Broadway’s Palace Theatre. In addition to Cariou, […]

Tony Winner Alan Cumming Returns to Broadway This Spring in Acclaimed One-Man Interpretation of MACBETH

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Direct from acclaimed, sold-out engagements at the National Theatre of Scotland and the Lincoln Center Festival, Tony and Olivier Award winner (“Cabaret”) and two-time Emmy nominee (“The Good Wife”) Alan Cumming returns to Broadway this spring in a one-man interpretation of one of Shakespeare’s darkest and most powerful tragedies, Macbeth. Produced by Ken Davenport, the National Theatre […]

Broadway Backwards Names Celebrity Performers- Stephanie J. Block in the Line-Up

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Send to Kindle Academy Award winner and four-time Tony Award nominees Estelle Parsons, two-time Tony Award winner Judy Kaye and two-time Emmy Award winning comedian Bruce Vilanch will be featured at the eighth annual edition of Broadway Backwards. The one-night only performance will be held on Monday, March 18 at 8 PM at Broadway Palace […]

A Mean Girls Musical in the Works? Tina Fey Confirms!

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At Sunday’s SAG Awards, seven-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, who wrote the Mean Girls screenplay, told E! News that a Mean Girls musical is on her to-do list after her NBC series, “30 Rock,” concludes on Jan. 31. “I’m trying to develop it with my husband, who does all the music for […]

Christopher Lloyd to Star in The Caucasian Chalk Circle

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Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, have announced that acclaimed film and television actor Christopher Lloyd, will star as Azdak in the company’s upcoming spring production of Bertolt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle, to be directed by Brian Kulick, and featuring new music by Tony […]

Glengarry Glen Ross Review Round-Up

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No reviews necessary. Glengarry Glen Ross is a hit! Even so, over the weekend the David Mamet drama opened at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre and reviews aren’t overwhelmingly favorable. Though critics call the revival sluggish, fans of Pacino are attending in droves. The production consistently grosses more than $1 million and this week is no exception. […]

Cicely Tyson to Star in ‘Trip to Bountiful’ on Broadway

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Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson will return to Broadway for the first time in 30 years to star in a new production of the Horton Foote classic, The Trip to Bountiful, directed by Michael Wilson and produced by Nelle Nugent. The 14-week limited engagement will begin previews on Easter Sunday, March 31st […]

Not so heavenly reviews for new musical Scandalous–Review Round-Up

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Scandalous Review Round-Up In suit with the recent trend of heavenly musicals (Leap of Faith, Godspell, Jesus Christ Superstar, Sister Act, The Book of Mormon), Scandalous, with book and lyrics my longtime morning television host Kathy Lee Gifford, opened on Broadway November 15 at the Neil Simon Theatre. Scandalous is a new musical based […]