Category Archives: Broadway

Join Us at the Second Annual BroadwayCon!

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If you haven’t heard of BroadwayCon, let me be the first to tell you about it.   As the name implies, BroadwayCon is the Comic-Con of the Broadway Stage.  If you are at all a Broadway Baby, this is where you want to be January 27-29, 2017.  This is the second year for BroadwayCon and […]

Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in Broadway Revival

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Jake Gyllenhaal is set to star in a revival of the 1987 play “Burn This” leading a production that will re-open midtown’s Hudson Theater as a Broadway venue. Michael Mayer, the Tony-winning director of “Spring Awakening” and “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” will direct the Lanford Wilson play, which follows the tempestuous relationship between Gyllenhaal’s character, […]

Daveed Diggs Leaves Hamilton

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Tony award winner, Daveed Diggs, made his final curtain call as Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the musical Hamilton on July 15th.  He is on his way to appear opposite Julia Roberts in an upcoming film. In the film, Wonder, Diggs will play an English teacher.  The film is an adaptation of the book of […]

Congrats to Broadway Stars Earning Emmy Nominations!

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The nominations for the 68th annual Emmy awards have been announced and no less than 4 of them are also past recipients of Tony awards!  A big congratulations goes to: Bryan Cranston nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie is a past winner of a Tony award for portrayal of Lyndon […]

2016-17 Broadway Season will be AMAZING!

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  There has been a lot of talk lately about the many Broadway shows that are in the final or early stages of closing: Matilda, Les Miserables, She Loves Me, and many more have announced their closing.  While this may seem like sad news, it is actually bittersweet because for every closing show, there is an open […]

Al Pacino Returning to Broadway

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Al Pacino will be returning to Broadway as Tennessee Williams in a new play, “When God Looked Away” by Dotson Rader.  Judith Light is slated to co-star in the play which will begin on Broadway next season.  The play is based on Rader’s 1985 biography of Williams. This is the second tidbit of good news […]

Hosts for 18th Annual “Broadway Barks” Announced

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Bernadette Peters and Gloria Estefan have been announced as hosts for the 18th annual “Broadway Barks.”  The event will be held in Shubert Alley on July 30. The event was founded by Mary Tyler Moore and is a dog and cat adoption event, hosted by Broadway stars, to benefit NYC animal shelters and adoption agencies.  This […]

Kristin Chenoweth Joins Cast of Hairspray Live!

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Kristin Chenoweth announced she will be joining the amazing cast of “Hairspray Live!” as Velma Von Tussle, the former Miss Baltimore Crabs, in NBC’s live production coming this December.  Chenoweth will be costarring with the very talented Harvey Fierstein, Martin Short and Jennifer Hudson, who were previously announced in the cast. Live television director Alex Rudzinski ( Grease Live!) will join director Kenny […]

“Broadway for Orlando”

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On the morning of June 12, while most of Broadway was getting ready to celebrate the 2016 Tony Awards, word came through that a mass shooting had taken place at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub. It would be the worst mass shooting in U.S. history—one that occurred at a gay bar. The Tony Awards immediately sprung into […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces He is Leaving Hamilton

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Javier Munoz Lin-Manuel Miranda will depart the Broadway production of his Tony-winning musical Hamilton on July 9, producers have announced. Javier Muñoz, who has served as the standby for Alexander Hamilton since the earliest days of the production, will take over the role full time beginning July 7. Muñoz will perform seven performances […]