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 […]

Orphans, starring Alec Baldwin, Pushes Back Opening Night

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All of the drama surround the upcoming Broadway production of Orphans, starring Alec Baldwin, Ben Foster and Tom Sturridge, has forced producers to push back its start date. The play has rescheduled it first preview for March 26. The production will now house its opening night on April 18, instead of the previously […]

Tune in to see ORPHANS star Alec Baldwin on “Late Show with David Letterman” tonight 2/25

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Alec Baldwin, currently in rehearsals for Broadway’s Orphans, will be a guest on “The Late Show with David Letterman” tonight Monday February 25.  Perhaps he will address the recent drama with Shia LeBeouf. Baldwin, Ben Foster (formerly LeBeouf) and Tom Sturridge will star in Lyle Kessler’s play directed by Daniel Sullivan.  This production […]

Ben Foster to Replace Shia LaBeouf in Broadway’s ORPHANS

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Ben Foster will join the cast of Orphans immediately in the role of “Treat,” formerly assumed by Shia LaBeouf. Producers Frederick Zollo and Robert Cole said, “We are delighted that Ben will join Alec Baldwin and Tom Sturridge when rehearsals commence at Orphans tomorrow morning. He is an extraordinarily gifted actor.” Production dates remain unchanged thus […]

Shia LaBeouf to Exit Broadway’s ORPHANS

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Due to creative differences, the producers of Orphans and Shia LaBeouf will be parting ways and he will not be continuing with the production.  An announcement on the replacement for the role of “Treat” will be made shortly. Orphans, by Lyle Kessler and directed by Daniel Sullivan, stars Alec Baldwin and Tom Sturridge. Production dates […]

Box Office is Officially Open for ORPHANS, starring Alec Baldwin, Shia LaBeouf

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The Schoenfeld Theatre box office opens Tuesday, February 19 at 10:00 AM for Lyle Kessler’s Orphans, starring Alec Baldwin, Shia LaBeouf and Tom Sturridge and directed by Daniel Sullivan. The production will begin performances on March 19 and open on Sunday April 7, 2013. In the play, two orphaned brothers are living in a decrepit North Philadelphia row house. Treat, […]

Tony Award Committee Announces Eligibility for 14 Productions

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Tony Awards Eligibility for 2013 The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on February 14 for the second time this season to decide the eligibility of Broadway productions for 2013 Tony Awards, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Committee considered 14 shows at the meeting from among the Broadway […]

Tom Sturridge joins the cast of Lyle Kessler’s Orphans

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Tom Sturridge, the British stage and film actor whose credits include Being Julia and On The Road, will make his Broadway debut this spring in Orphans. Film credits include “Being Julia,” “Vanity Fair” and “On the Road,” Sturridge will star with Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf in Lyle Kessler’s play, directed by Daniel Sullivan and produced by Frederick Zollo and Robert Cole. This production, which will begin performances on […]

Grosses Up for the Week Ending January 20, 2013

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Wicked took the top spot for the week ending January 20, 2013. And Broadway said goodbye to both Glengarry Glen Ross and Peter and the Starcatcher. In its final week, Glengarry, starring Al Pacino and Bobby Cannavale, took in more than $1 million. Starcatcher played a more modest final week, grossing just more […]

Broadway Grosses for the Week Ending Jan. 13

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The Book of Mormon is back in the top spot at the box office for the week ending January 13. Longtime favorites The Lion King and Wicked follow with Spider-man and Once rounding out the top five. Once, last year’s Tony Award winning Best Musical, played to a full house, a w hopping […]