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Freestyle Love Supreme, the improvisational rap musical revue co-created by Lin-Manuel Miranda, is returning to Broadway’s Booth Theatre for a strictly limited three-month engagement in October, producers announced today. “If live theater is coming back, so is FLS,” said Miranda, who co-created the show with Thomas Kail and Anthony Veneziale. “Our most important collaborator is
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The Bedwetter, a new musical based on Sarah Silverman’s bestselling memoir, will make its world premiere in an Off Broadway production next Spring, the Atlantic Theater Company announced today. With a book by Silverman and Joshua Harmon, music by the late Adam Schlesinger and lyrics by Silverman and Schlesinger, The Bedwetter will begin performances at
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Aaron Sorkin’s To Kill a Mockingbird will return to Broadway on Tuesday, October 5, at the Shubert Theatre, with Jeff Daniels will reprise his originating role as ‘Atticus Finch’ and Celia Keenan-Bolger returning in her Tony Award-winning performance as ‘Scout Finch.’ The announcement was made today by producer Barry Diller. Scott Rudin is no longer
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Paradise Square, the original musical from a creative team that includes Moisés Kaufman, Bill T. Jones, Craig Lucas and Black 47 singer Larry Kirwan, will begin Broadway previews at the Shubert Organization’s Barrymore Theatre on February 22, 2022, with an opening night set for Sunday, March 20. Producer Garth H. Drabinsky announced the dates today,
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Bruce Springsteen will return to Broadway this summer for a limited run of Springsteen on Broadway at Jujamcyn’s St. James Theatre, with shows beginning Saturday June 26 and additional performances taking place through September 4. Said Springsteen: “I loved doing Springsteen on Broadway and I’m thrilled to have been asked to reprise the show as
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The Covid-postponed Broadway premiere of How I Learned to Drive, Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama starring Mary-Louise Parker and David Morse, will begin preview performances at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, with an official opening on Tuesday, April 19. The new dates were announced today by the Manhattan Theatre Club.
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The Lehman Trilogy, Stefano Massini’s acclaimed play adapted by Ben Power, will begin post-shutdown performances at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 25, with an opening night set for Thursday, Oct. 14. The reopening announcement was made by producers National Theatre and Neal Street Productions, a team that apparently no longer includes Scott Rudin or
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New York’s Free Shakespeare in the Park production this summer of Merry Wives, a comedy adaptation by Jocelyn Bioh of the Bard’s Merry Wives of Windsor, will feature an all-Black cast including Jacob Ming-Trent (HBO’s Watchmen), Gbenga Akinnagbe (Broadway’s To Kill A Mockingbird) and Shola Adewusi (CBS’ Bob Hearts Abishola). The Public Theater announced the
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Hadestown and Girl From The North Country announced their Broadway returns today, with the Tony Award-winning musical Hadestown set to become the first production to resume performances on Broadway when its curtain rises on Thursday, Sept. 2. Girl From The North Country, the musical that features songs from Bob Dylan’s catalogue, will resume performances on
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Thoughts of a Colored Man, the new play by Keenan Scott II, will begin performances at Broadway’s Golden Theatre on Friday, October 1, opening Sunday, Oct. 31, with an ensemble cast that includes Dyllón Burnside (FX’s Pose), Bryan Terrell Clark (Hamilton), Da’Vinchi (Showtime’s upcoming Black Mafia Family), Luke James (Showtime’s The Chi), Forrest McClendon (The
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Paradise Square, the original musical from a creative team that includes Moisés Kaufman, Bill T. Jones, Craig Lucas and Black 47 singer Larry Kirwan, will begin a limited, month-long pre-Broadway engagement in Chicago on Nov. 2. Casting and details about a Broadway engagement will be announced shortly. The musical, set in the notorious Civil War-era
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Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues is now the fifth show set to begin performances on Sept. 14, the first day of Broadway’s post-shutdown reopening. The play – written, performed and directed by Santiago-Hudson (Netflix’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom) – will be the season’s first Broadway production by a nonprofit theater company.
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In an unusual joint announcement, producers for Broadway powerhouses Hamilton, The Lion King and Wicked said the three shows will resume performances on Tuesday, Sept. 14 – the first day allowed under New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s reopening guidelines announced last week. Tickets are on sale today. All three shows are housed in Nederlander Organization
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With Broadway prepping for a September return to full capacity audiences, keeping up with the fast-coming show announcements can be tricky. Deadline has compiled this list of upcoming Broadway openings, including dates, venues and links to purchase tickets. Check back for updates. Also, we’ve added a “To Be Announced” roster of productions that are expected
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Another Broadway comeback story: The Tony Award-winning Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations will resume Broadway performances on Saturday, October 16 at the Imperial Theatre  with what producers are promising will be a gala performance heralding the return of Broadway. The return date marks the first Saturday opening on Broadway
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Broadway’s Roundabout Theatre Company has unveiled its post-shutdown production schedule, with both the much-anticipated revival of Caroline, Or Change starring Sharon D Clarke and the Broadway debut of Alice Childress’s 1955 play Trouble in Mind both beginning previews in October. Birthday Candles, Noah Haidle’s new play starring Debra Messing will begin previews in March, and
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Company, the Marianne Elliott-directed revival of the classic Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical starring Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone, will resume performances at Broadway’s Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in December, producers announced today. The production will being previews on Dec. 20, with an opening night planned for Jan. 9, 2022. Company is a show about connecting,
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Chicago will return to Broadway just in time for its 25th anniversary: The musical is set to reopen at the Ambassador Theatre on Tuesday, September 14. The Kander-Ebb-Fosse musical becomes the third Broadway production to set its reopening since New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that theaters could reopen in September at 100% capacity.
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