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18th December 2006
The musical Legally Blonde, which plays a pre-Broadway season at the Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco, from January 23rd to February 24th, is offering video and text previews, plus an audio download of the show's opening number. These can be found at SHN, the web site for the...
11th December 2006
R C Sherriff's groundbreaking 1929 anti war play Journey's End, starring Hugh Dancy, Boyd Gaines, Jefferson Mays, Stark Sands, John Ahlin, Nick Berg Barnes, John Behlmann, Justin Blanchard, Kieran Campion, John Curless and Richard Poe, directed by David Grindley, will preview from...
27th November 2006
The Public Theater has announced that its postponed production of Shakespeare's King Lear, starring Kevin Kline, directed by James Lapine, will now preview from February 9th. Other productions in this season at the Public are the musical Passing Strange, with book and lyrics by Stew...
20th November 2006
The Manhattan Theatre Club will present the world premiere of the musical LoveMusik, starring Donna Murphy, Michael Cerveris, David Pittu and John Scherer, directed by Harold Prince, previewing from April 12th, at the Biltmore Theatre, with an official opening on May 3rd. Using Kurt...
13th November 2006
Gutenberg! The Musical!, book, music and lyrics by Anthony King and Scott Brown, directed by Alex Timbers, an award winner at the 2006 New York Musical Theatre Festival, will transfer to 59E59 Theaters, previewing from November 21st, opening on December 3rd. Christopher Fitzgerald...
6th November 2006
Following its world premiere season at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, the musical comedy Curtains, the final collaboration of composer John Kander and lyricist Fred Ebb, with book (adapted from the original idea by Peter Stone) and additional lyrics by Rupert Holmes, will preview...
30th October 2006
Angela Lansbury will return to the New York stage after an absence of 23 years, starring with Marian Seldes in the premiere of Terrence McNally's Deuce, directed by Michael Blakemore, which will preview in April at the Music Box Theatre, with an official opening on May 6th. It is...
23rd October 2006
Kristin Chenoweth, who returns to Broadway in December, in the Roundabout Theatre Company production of The Apple Tree at Studio 54, will make her debut at the Metropolitan Opera on January 19th, with Kristin Chenoweth: Live At The Met. She will be backed by a 12 piece orchestra ...
16th October 2006
Theresa Rebeck's The Scene, featuring Patricia Heaton, directed by Rebecca Taichman, will preview from December 12th, and open January 11th, at Second Stage Theatre. The black comedy follows an out of work New York actor who has an affair with an Ohioan ingenue and finds himself ...
9th October 2006
Christopher Plummer and Brian Dennehy will star in Jerome Lawrence and Robert E Lee's courtroom drama Inherit the Wind, directed by Doug Hughes, opening at Lyceum Theatre next March. The play is based on the famous Scopes 'Monkey' trial of 1925, where lawyers Clarence Darrow and ...
2nd October 2006
Evil Dead: The Musical, a riotous and bloody musical comedy based on Sam Raimi's 80s cult classic horror films: a boy and his friends take a weekend getaway at abandoned cabin, where horror ensues, directed by Christopher Bond, co-directed and choreographed by Hinton Battle, is now...
25th September 2006
The new season at The Flea Theater will include the world premiere of A R Gurney's comedy Post Mortem, with Tina Benko, Christopher Kromer and Shannon Burkett, set in the near future when a drama lecturer and student try to piece together a play destroyed by the Christian Right authorities...
18th September 2006
Kristin Chenoweth will star in the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of The Apple Tree, directed by Gary Griffin, with choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, at Studio 54, which will begin previews on November 28th, with an official opening on December 14th. The three act show...
11th September 2006
It is now confirmed that the British actor Bill Nighy and Julianne Moore will make their Broadway debuts in the world premiere of David Hare's The Vertical Hour, directed by Sam Mendes, opening at The Music Box Theatre on 30th November. The play is the story of an American war correspondent...
4th September 2006
The Broadway transfer of the Atlantic Theater Company production of the musical Spring Awakening will retain the entire youth ensemble, Skylar Astin, Lilli Cooper, John Gallagher Jr, Gideon Glick, Jonathan Groff, Brian Johnson, Lea Michele, Lauren Pritchard, Phoebe Strole, Jonathan...
28th August 2006
High Fidelity, the romantic comedy musical adapted from Nick Hornby's novel, relocated from the original London to Brooklyn, directed by Walter Bobbie, with choreography by Christopher Gattelli, will preview at the Imperial Theatre from November 20th, opening on December 7th. The...
21st August 2006
The 15th annual Broadway on Broadway event, the free outdoor concert in Times Square celebrating the start of the new Broadway season, will be held at 11.30am on September 10th. Martin Short, currently in Fame Becomes Me, will host the event, which will feature performances from ...
14th August 2006
The new Manhattan Theatre Club season at City Center will comprise world or American premieres of Paul Rudnick's Regrets Only, a comedy of Manhattan manners, exploring contemporary marriage and friendship, with Christine Baranski, Sian Phillips, George Grizzard, Jackie Hoffman, Diane...