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Lena Hall Will Reprise Yitzhak & Play the Title Role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch Tour, Starring Darren Criss

Lena Hall Will Reprise Yitzhak & Play the Title Role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch Tour, Starring Darren Criss

Tony winner Lena Hall will reprise her performance as Yitzhak in the national tour of John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's Hedwig and the Angry Inch, joining the previously announced Darren Criss, who'll play the titular trangender rocker. But wait! Hall will also play the role of Hedwig for one performance a week in San Francisco and Los Angeles. The ...

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David Hyde Pierce Will Join Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly!; Theater Set

David Hyde Pierce Will Join Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly!; Theater Set

Come spring next year, we will be putting on our Sunday clothes and heading to the Shubert Theatre! The much-anticipated previously reported revival of Hello, Dolly!, headlined by Bette Midler, will begin performances at the venue on March 13, 2017. We also now know that Tony winner David Hyde Pierce has boarded the production, which will be directed by four-time ...

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This Is Not a Drill! Disaster!, After Closing on Broadway, Will Release a Cast Album

This Is Not a Drill! Disaster!, After Closing on Broadway, Will Release a Cast Album

Disaster! may have ended its Broadway run, but it'll still hit your headphones with some hot stuff! Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick's blazin' musical will release a cast recording. The Broadway Records album will be available on September 9.

The '70s jukebox tuner, which played its final performance on May 8, featured a roster of Broadway faves, including Rudetsky himself, Tony winners Roger ...

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Take a Study Break & Check Out Broadway.com's A+ Playlist

Take a Study Break & Check Out Broadway.com's A+ Playlist

The season of flip flops, ice cream cones and Shakespeare in the Park is so close, but before wearing out cast albums by the pool and reading Hamiltome on the beach, theater fans in school will have to drop some serious knowledge. Don’t despair as you churn out those last papers and study for those final exams (all right, and ...

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Give Us Some Sugar! Darren Criss Will Lead National Tour of Tony-Winning Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Give Us Some Sugar! Darren Criss Will Lead National Tour of Tony-Winning Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Come on, Sugar Daddy, bring it home! Two-time Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Darren Criss will launch the national tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch this fall. Featuring a book by original star John Cameron Mitchell and a score by Stephen Trask, the touring production of Hedwig will kick off at San Francisco's SHN Golden Gate Theatre on ...

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Broadway Vets Set for Rum Tum Tugger, Mistoffelees, Old Deuteronomy & More in Cats Revival

Broadway Vets Set for Rum Tum Tugger, Mistoffelees, Old Deuteronomy & More in Cats Revival

The naming of cats is a difficult matter—it isn’t just one of your holiday games! We finally have casting (except that belter Grizabella) for the Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats, which is set to begin previews on July 14 at the Neil Simon Theatre. Tyler Hanes will play Rum Tum Tugger, along with fellow Great White Way alums ...

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Christian Borle to Play Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Broadway; Theater Set

Christian Borle to Play Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Broadway; Theater Set

Two-time Tony winner Christian Borle is in gobstopping demand! The Something Rotten! star, who is going on to headline the Broadway revival of Falsettos this fall, will then take on the role of Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in the spring. Directed by Jack O’Brien and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse, the previously announced reworked transfer of London's ...

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She Loves Me, Long Day's Journey Into Night & More Win Big at 2016 Outer Critics Circle Awards

She Loves Me, Long Day's Journey Into Night & More Win Big at 2016 Outer Critics Circle Awards

She Loves Me led the pack at the 2016 Outer Critics Circle Awards. The Broadway revival won four awards, including Outstanding Musical Revival and Outstanding Featured Actress for Jane Krakowski. Additional winners include Long Day’s Journey Into Night (like She Loves Me, a Roundabout production), which one three awards, Bright Star, which took home Outstanding New Broadway Musical and The ...

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Hamilton Dominates 2016 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards; Spring Awakening, Lupita Nyong’o Also Win Big

Hamilton Dominates 2016 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards; Spring Awakening, Lupita Nyong’o Also Win Big

Every year since 2000, Broadway.com has asked our readers to pick their favorites of the season in our yearly Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards. On the heels of receiving a history making 16 Tony Award nominations, Hamilton has broken another record for most awards ever with 11, surpassing previous record holders Spring Awakening (2007) and Hairspray (2003), both with ...

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Hamilton Breaks the Record With 16 Tony Nominations; Shuffle Along, She Loves Me Also on Top

Hamilton Breaks the Record With 16 Tony Nominations; Shuffle Along, She Loves Me Also on Top

Hamilton broke the previous record held by The Producers and Billy Elliot by one, picking up 16 Tony nominations for the 70th annual Tony Awards on May 3. Announced by Andrew Rannells and Tony winner Nikki M. James, Eclipsed and The Humans garnered the most nods of new plays with six. Other standouts included a Best Musical category made up ...

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