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 […]

Chicago Becomes 3rd Longest Running Show in Broadway History

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Chicago will celebrate another momentous milestone and record-breaking when it plays performance #6,681.   With that 8 p.m. performance at the historic Ambassador Theatre, Chicago will surpass the original Broadway production of Les Miserables to become the third longest-running show in Broadway history. “Throughout the past 17 years, this production has exceeded my wildest expectations time and […]

All Broadway Shows Back- Performances Resume November 1

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As of Thursday, November 1st, all Broadway shows are back up and running and all regular schedules have been resumed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Charlotte St. Martin, Executive Director of The Broadway League, stated, “The show must go on, and Broadway shows are doing just that. As of [November 1st], all […]

Sierra Boggess to help celebrate ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ 25th birthday on Broadway in Jan.

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Send to Kindle The Phantom of the Opera will celebrate its anniversary with a special gala performance on January 26, 2013. For the special event, Broadway star Sierra Boggess will assume the role of Christine Daaé. Boggess will enjoy a limited run, after previously playing the role in Las Vegas and the London 25th anniversary […]

FBI Arrests Rebecca Financier on Charges of Fraud

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Mark Hotton, the Long Island businessman was arrested Monday on two counts of wire fraud in relation to Rebecca: The Musical. Hotton is accused of fabricating the prospect of $4.5 million in financing commitments and the possibility of a $1.1 million loan, so that producers would pay him and entities he controlled more […]

Broadway Week Tickets On Sale Today

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NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, has announced Broadway Week Fall 2012 will run September 4 to 16, offering two-for-one tickets to 19 popular Broadway shows. Returning for its fourth iteration, the program will offer an additional incentive this fall—a free dessert with a ticket stub from […]

New Musical Rebecca sets a new date

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Rebecca, the new musical based on the classic novel by Daphne du Maurier  will finally get its Broadway opening on Sunday, November 18 at The Broadhurst Theatre. The show was initially scheduled to open on April 22, 2012, but was postponed in January due to lack of funds. Daphne Du Maurier’s thriller was […]

Easter Bonnet Competition Pulls in $3.6 Million for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

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The 26th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition raised $3,677,855, the result of six weeks of intensive fundraising for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by 51 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies. The grand total was announced April 24 at this year’s Easter Bonnet, which ended in two shows featuring original presentations, songs, dances and 18 elaborate, […]

Audra McDonald and Eric McCormack amongst those to appear at 26th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition

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The 26th Annual East Bonnet Competition has announced its line-up of presenters, judges, and participants. The list includes a four-time Tony Award winner, eight Tony Award nominees and more than 200 of Broadway and off Broadway’s most talented performers. The event takes place on Monday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 24 at the […]

Grosses continue to rise for the week ending 2-26-12

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Grosses continue to rise. Though the jump is not as substantial as last week’s end, the slow month of February is reaching its close. Wicked, The Lion King and Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark take hold of the top three box office spots, while The Book of Mormon and Jersey Boys file in […]