David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ musical The Band’s Visit follows the story of an Egyptian police band, who, after a mixup at the border, find themselves in a remote village in the middle of the Israeli desert. The musical will open November 9 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.
David Cromer directs a cast made up of Katrina Lenk, Tony nominees Tony Shalhoub and John Cariani, George Abud, Andrew Polk, Bill Army, Adam Kantor, Rachel Prather, Jonathan Raviv, Sharone Sayegh, Ari’el Stachel, Kristen Sieh, Etai Benson, and Alok Tewari.
Next week Second Stage will inaugurate its new Broadway home, The Hayes, with a revival of Oscar winner Kenneth Lonergan's play Lobby Hero. Directed by Trip Cullman, performances will begin March 1. The cast is made up of Brian Tyree Henry, Michael Cera, Chris Evans, and Bel Powley.
Three-time Tony Award recipient Bernadette Peters celebrated the opening night of her return to Broadway in Hello, Dolly! February 22. Watch the curtain call, which featured a triumphant glide across the passerelle, a dance with fellow new headliner Victor Garber, and myriad flowers.
Cady and the Plastics perform a sensual (and uncomfortable) yuletide classic at the Winter Talent Show. Here’s what happened when we asked the stars and creative team of the Broadway musical (including Tina Fey, Casey Nicholaw, Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park, and Erika Henningsen) to #tbt to their high school talent show.
Director Michael Grandage, stars Caissie Levy and Patti Murin, and more discuss bringing Disney's animated hit to the Broadway stage. The musical—the first adaptation of Frozen to expand upon the original movie—begins performances February 22.
Dry Powder playwright Sarah Burgess reunites with Tony-winning Hamilton director Thomas Kail for the funny new D.C.-set play about money, politics, and the cost of American democracy. The Off-Broadway production stars House of Cards actor and Pulitzer-nominated playwright Eisa Davis, Community star Gillian Jacobs, Aya Cash (You’re the Worst) and Tony nominee Zach Grenier (33 Variations).
Performances continue through April 1 at the Public Theater.
Escape to Margaritaville is the musical comedy getaway featuring both original songs and beloved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Come Monday,” “A Pirate Looks at Forty,” and “Cheeseburger in Paradise.” Above, Andre Ward leads the cast in “Volcano” during a press event before previews begin February 16.
Escape to Margaritaville is the musical comedy getaway featuring both original songs and beloved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Come Monday,” “Volcano,” and “Cheeseburger in Paradise.” Above, Paul Alexander Nolan and Alison Luff lead the cast in “A Pirate Looks at Forty” during a press event. Preview performances begin February 16.
The cast and creative team of Disney's upcoming Frozen musical share what they can't wait for Broadway audiences to experience. The highly anticipated stage adaptation begins at the St. James Theatre February 22.