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Hurry Up and See Some Shows…Closing Soon on Broadway…

December 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

January usually marks the ending of many a Broadway show, but this season has more than the usual number of closings. Some have celebrated long runs but a few literally just opened; either way, if you were hoping to catch any of these, get moving! The Scottsboro Boys Closes Dec 12 Get Tickets Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Closes Jan 2 Get Tickets Fela! [...]

Opening, Closing, Cast Changes and Albums: A Summer News Roundup

August 1, 2010 // 3 Comments

Summers are generally fairly slow on Broadway, with many recovering or reveling in the Tony Award results, hot weather and summer tourists; there’s still plenty going on, but not much in the way of news. There have been a couple exciting announcements, which are well worth sharing (thus this entry). If you want to get more frequent updates, follow us [...]

Post-Tony Broadway News Recap

June 29, 2010 // 3 Comments

[picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=tony+awards&iid=9110254″ src=”″ width=”195″ height=”294″ /] Whew … still recovering from the [...]

April News Roundup

April 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

An awful lot has happened this month on the Great White Way – numerous shows have opened, squeezing in just in time for award consideration, and there’s been lots of exciting announcements and good old controversy. If you’ve been hiding under a rock, here’s what you’ve missed: The Addams Family opened to dismal reviews, while [...]

Next to Normal wins the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

April 12, 2010 // 2 Comments

Next to Normal has officially won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, lauded by the jury for “expand[ing] the scope of subject matter for musicals.” The musical joins the ranks of Of Thee I Sing, South Pacific, Fiorello, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, A Chorus Line, Sunday in the Park with George and Rent as one of the few [...]

Delays, transfers, replacements, closings and even some happy news!

April 9, 2010 // 5 Comments

That’s right, it’s time for another massive news roundup. There’s a lot to catch up on, so without any further ado, here we go… The Broadway premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies will open at the Neil Simon Theater in the spring of 2011 due to some health complications of ALW’s part. The show, which was to open on [...]

New Musicals, News, Casting, Cast Albums, TV Appearances and More

March 16, 2010 // 1 Comment

New Musicals and Transfers The Michael Grandage-directed production of Evita, which opened at London’s Adelphi Theatre in June 2006 is officially heading to Broadway next year. Elena Roger, who starred in the West End production, will repeat her performance in the Broadway remount. Rumor has it that Ricky Martin is in talks to play Che, though this [...]

A new Fiyero and returning Emile, N2N officially touring, Sister Act transferring, Finian’s and Vanities albums released

February 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

Broadway Casting Changes: Andy Karl (9 to 5, Legally Blonde) joins the cast of Broadway’s Wicked in the role of Fiyero today, Feb 2. David Pittsinger returns to the role of Emile de Becque in the Tony-winning revival of South Pacific today. Big Announcements: Next to Normal will officially tour the United States next year. The only venue that has been [...]

A Big Broadway News Roundup

January 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Next to Normal Looking to Launch a National Tour [picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=Next+to+Normal&iid=4959751″ src=”f/b/a/b/63rd_Annual_Tony_c2b6.jpg?adImageId=9327539&imageId=4959751″ width=”234″ height=”180″ /] Brian Yorkey, the book writer and lyricist for [...]

Tveit leaving N2N, Wicked Bway’s 20th longest running show, Nine and In the Heights news, cleaners strike possible

December 16, 2009 // 1 Comment

It’s official: Tveit is leaving Next to Normal, Massey stepping in Kyle Dean Massey (Xanadu, Wicked, Altar Boyz), who played Gabe in the Tony-winning musical Next to Normal while Aaron Tveit took a leave of absenc, will assume the part of Gabe permanently beginning on Jan. 4. Tveit will play his final performance Jan. 3 at 7:30 PM. Wicked sets yet [...]
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