Nathan Lane on Why Trump Isn’t Welcome Back in New York City and the Future of Broadway

Chris Pizzello/AP “It’s without question the most interesting and emotionally complex character I’ve been asked to play in film or television,” offers Nathan Lane. That’s quite a statement from a man who’s appeared in everything from The Birdcage and The … Read more…

Nathan Lane on Why Trump Isn’t Welcome Back in New York City and the Future of Broadway

Chris Pizzello/AP “It’s without question the most interesting and emotionally complex character I’ve been asked to play in film or television,” offers Nathan Lane. That’s quite a statement from a man who’s appeared in everything from The Birdcage and The … Read more…

Broadway star Nick Cordero will have his right leg amputated because of COVID-19 complications

Amanda Kloots shared difficult news to Instagram: Her husband, Broadway star Nick Cordero, will have his leg amputated as a result of coronavirus.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Disney Broadway Streaming Benefit For COVID-19 Fund Halted After Musicians Union Objects

The pre-recorded Disney concert set for streaming Monday evening as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS ’ COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund has been canceled. The charitable organization was unable to reach an agreement with the American Federation of Musicians … Read more…

Disney Broadway Streaming Benefit For COVID-19 Fund Halted After Musicians Union Objects

The pre-recorded Disney concert set for streaming Monday evening as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS ’ COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund has been canceled. The charitable organization was unable to reach an agreement with the American Federation of Musicians … Read more…

‘Disney on Broadway’ coronavirus fundraiser has been ‘frozen’ over streaming rights

A fundraising streaming of 2019’s Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway has been canceled after the organizers failed to get the rights. ‘Disney on Broadway’ had been set to air Monday on Broadwaycares.org with proceeds supporting the Broadway Cares/Equity … Read more…

‘Disney on Broadway’ coronavirus fundraiser has been ‘frozen’ over streaming rights

A fundraising streaming of 2019’s Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway has been canceled after the organizers failed to get the rights. ‘Disney on Broadway’ had been set to air Monday on Broadwaycares.org with proceeds supporting the Broadway Cares/Equity … Read more…

BroadwayRadio Special: Warren Hoffman, author of The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical

James Marino speaks with Warren Hoffman about his book, “The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical”, which just received its second edition Guest: Warren Hoffman Warren currently serves as the Executive Director for the Association for Jewish Studies … Read more…

BroadwayRadio Special: Warren Hoffman, author of The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical

James Marino speaks with Warren Hoffman about his book, “The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical”, which just received its second edition Guest: Warren Hoffman Warren currently serves as the Executive Director for the Association for Jewish Studies … Read more…

Terrence McNally, Legendary Broadway Playwright, Dies of Coronavirus Complications

(NEW YORK) — Terrence McNally, one of America’s great playwrights whose prolific career included winning Tony Awards for the plays “Love! Valour! Compassion!” and “Master Class” and the musicals “Ragtime” and “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” has died of complications … Read more…

Broadway ticket holders to get automatic Telecharge refund during coronavirus shutdown

Telecharge, the service that bills itself as the official ticketing site for Broadway and Off-Broadway, will automatically refund Broadway tickets purchased for performances between today and April 12. The tickets will be refunded back to purchasers’ credit cards. Rival service … Read more…

This Week on Broadway for December 22, 2019: Sing Street and Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Sing Street @ NYTW, The Thin Place @ Playwrights Horizons, A Frank and Ella Christmas @ The New York Pops, Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven @ Atlantic Theater Company, One … Read more…

Broadway theaters tell sick patrons to stay home amid coronavirus fears

The nation’s coronavirus scare has not as yet impacted Broadway production schedules, with all shows currently playing as planned in theaters scrubbed and disinfected with extra vigor and stocked with additional sanitizer dispensers. And producers are urging ticket-holders with cold … Read more…

Broadway theaters tell sick patrons to stay home amid coronavirus fears

The nation’s coronavirus scare has not as yet impacted Broadway production schedules, with all shows currently playing as planned in theaters scrubbed and disinfected with extra vigor and stocked with additional sanitizer dispensers. And producers are urging ticket-holders with cold … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Friday, February 28, 2020

“Beetlejuice” on the Move, Reviews of “Dana H.” and “Molly Brown,” Matt Reviews “Mean Girls” and “”Hamilton” Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio “Desperate Measures” Star Peter Saide Passes Away https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Australian-Actor-Peter-Saide-Passes-Away-at-36-20200227 Hayley Podschun Hosts “The Broadway Bachelorette” https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-Broadway-Favorite-Hayley-Podschun-Welcomes-Theatre-Friends-to-THE-BROADWAY-BACHELORETTE-20200227 1) “Beetlejuice” Reportedly Eyeing Move … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Friday, February 28, 2020

“Beetlejuice” on the Move, Reviews of “Dana H.” and “Molly Brown,” Matt Reviews “Mean Girls” and “”Hamilton” Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio “Desperate Measures” Star Peter Saide Passes Away https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Australian-Actor-Peter-Saide-Passes-Away-at-36-20200227 Hayley Podschun Hosts “The Broadway Bachelorette” https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-Broadway-Favorite-Hayley-Podschun-Welcomes-Theatre-Friends-to-THE-BROADWAY-BACHELORETTE-20200227 1) “Beetlejuice” Reportedly Eyeing Move … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, February 25, 2020

NYTW Announces Star-Studded “Three Sisters,” Captain America to be in “Little Shop” Film, Calista Flockhart to Lead “An Ideal Husband” in Boston Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio Broadway Lights to Be Dimmed in Memory of Zoe Caldwell https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Broadway-Theatres-To-Dim-Lights-in-Memory-of-Zoe-Caldwell-20200224 1) New York Theatre … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, February 19, 2020

The Great Zoe Caldwell Passes Away, “Frozen” on Broadway Adopts Tour Changes, TCO Makes History, “Plaza Suite” Cashing In, and Much More! Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio Patti Murin and Colin Donnell are Expecting their First Child https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Patti-Murin-and-Colin-Donnell-Are-Expecting-Their-First-Child-20200218 1) Four-Time Tony Winner … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Thursday, February 20, 2020

Critics Rave for “Anatomy of a Suicide,” Tour Announcements Galore, “Mack & Mabel” and “Mrs. Doubtfire” Highlights Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio 1) Critics Weigh in on “Anatomy of a Suicide” from Atlantic Theatre Company https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Review-Roundup-Atlantic-Theatre-Companys-ANATOMY-OF-A-SUICIDE-What-Did-the-Critics-Think-20200219 2) National Tour News Ahmanson Announces … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, February 18, 2020

“Hamilton” Announces LA Cast, “Moulin rouge!” and “West Side Story” Get CBS Treatment, Bob Marley Musical Heading to London Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio 1) Cast Announced for Los Angeles Engagement of “Hamilton” https://www.broadwayworld.com/los-angeles/article/Jamael-Westman-and-Nicholas-Christopher-Will-Lead-the-Los-Angeles-Engagement-of-HAMILTON-20200217 2) Recommendations Derek McLane Discusses “Moulin Rouge!” Set … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, February 18, 2020

“Hamilton” Announces LA Cast, “Moulin rouge!” and “West Side Story” Get CBS Treatment, Bob Marley Musical Heading to London Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio 1) Cast Announced for Los Angeles Engagement of “Hamilton” https://www.broadwayworld.com/los-angeles/article/Jamael-Westman-and-Nicholas-Christopher-Will-Lead-the-Los-Angeles-Engagement-of-HAMILTON-20200217 2) Recommendations Derek McLane Discusses “Moulin Rouge!” Set … Read more…

This Week on Broadway for January 12, 2020: News Episode: Sing Street Moving, West Side Story Delays and Injuries

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Sing Street’s Broadway plans, NYTW Artistic Director Jim Nicola, the West Side Story revival accidents and delays, Jake Gyllenhaal’s FUN plans, and other new items! This Week on Broadway has been … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Friday, February 7, 2020

Netflix’s Next Movie Musical, Is Jeremy Jordan Actually Attractive? Those are Real Lyrics to the “Back to the Future” Musical? Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio Lynn Nottage Get Stuck in the Bathroom 1) Netflix Announces its Next Movie Musical https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Neil-Meron-to-Produce-a-Musical-Adaptation-of-13-for-Netflix-20200206 2) Slate … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, February 4, 2020

“Hamilton” is Coming to the Big Screen in 2021, “Cursed Child” Announces Year Three Cast, Last Week’s Grosses! Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio 1) “Hamilton” Live Capture to Hit Movie Theatres Next Fall https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Lin-Manuel-Miranda-Announces-Screening-Date-For-HAMILTON-Movie-Featuring-Original-Broadway-Cast-20200203 Disney Paid a Record Amount for “Hamilton” film … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Thursday, February 6, 2020

“Little Shop” Gets a New Sexy Seymour, Reviews for “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice,” and Stars Announced for Miscast 2020 Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio 1) Yesterday, Off-Broadway’s “Little Shop of Horrors” Announced its New Seymour https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Breaking-Jeremy-Jordan-Will-Take-Over-as-Seymour-in-LITTLE-SHOP-OF-HORRORS-20200205 2) We’ve Got … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Thursday, February 6, 2020

“Little Shop” Gets a New Sexy Seymour, Reviews for “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice,” and Stars Announced for Miscast 2020 Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio 1) Yesterday, Off-Broadway’s “Little Shop of Horrors” Announced its New Seymour https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Breaking-Jeremy-Jordan-Will-Take-Over-as-Seymour-in-LITTLE-SHOP-OF-HORRORS-20200205 2) We’ve Got … Read more…

‘Succession’ star James Cromwell back on Broadway after 28 years

There are plenty of arresting performances on Broadway — but only one performer whose arrests outnumber his stage credits. That’s James Cromwell, the “Babe” and “L.A. Confidential” star seen more recently on “American Horror Story: Asylum” and “Succession.” He’s currently … Read more…

‘Succession’ star James Cromwell back on Broadway after 28 years

There are plenty of arresting performances on Broadway — but only one performer whose arrests outnumber his stage credits. That’s James Cromwell, the “Babe” and “L.A. Confidential” star seen more recently on “American Horror Story: Asylum” and “Succession.” He’s currently … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Sater Says “Alice by Heart” Return & “Spring Awakening” Film in the Works, Star-Studded Tribute to Jerry Herman, Liza’s Ready to Act Again Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio BroadwayWorld Seeking a Social Media Manager https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Open-BroadwayWorld-Position-Social-Media-Manager-20200204 1) Steven Sater Answers “Spring Awakening,” “Alice … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Sater Says “Alice by Heart” Return & “Spring Awakening” Film in the Works, Star-Studded Tribute to Jerry Herman, Liza’s Ready to Act Again Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio BroadwayWorld Seeking a Social Media Manager https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Open-BroadwayWorld-Position-Social-Media-Manager-20200204 1) Steven Sater Answers “Spring Awakening,” “Alice … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Stephen Sondheim to Appear in “tick, tick… BOOM!” Film (kind of), Ethan Hawke to Direct Tennessee Williams Film, “Riverdale” is Doing WHAT for their Annual Musical Episode? More Songs from “Gun and Powder” Released Ahead of First DC Preview https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/EXCLUSIVE-Solea-Pfeiffer-and-Emmy-Raver-Lampman-Perform-Wide-Open-Plains-From-GUN-POWDER-20200128 … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Monday, January 27, 2020

Al Silbs & Kevin Chamberlin Lead Casting Announcements, Bright Monster Gives Hope for “Beetlejuice,” Matt Reviews “Aladdin” Tour, “Men on Boats,” “The 39 Steps” “Hadestown” Wins Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album http://www.playbill.com/article/hadestown-cast-recording-wins-2020-grammy-award-for-best-musical-theater-album Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio Binge Listen to All … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Monday, January 27, 2020

Al Silbs & Kevin Chamberlin Lead Casting Announcements, Bright Monster Gives Hope for “Beetlejuice,” Matt Reviews “Aladdin” Tour, “Men on Boats,” “The 39 Steps” “Hadestown” Wins Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album http://www.playbill.com/article/hadestown-cast-recording-wins-2020-grammy-award-for-best-musical-theater-album Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio Binge Listen to All … Read more…

Here Are All the Broadway Performances From This Year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade has been entertaining Americans for 93 years. It guarantees giant helium balloons, marching band performances and Santa ushering in the holiday season. But there’s another reason it’s so magical: the parade it includes back-to-back free (!) … Read more…