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Sex, Sailors & the City: On the Town's Transformation From Ballet to Beloved Broadway Hit

Sex, Sailors & the City: On the Town's Transformation From Ballet to Beloved Broadway Hit

New York is a helluva town, and it’ll be even better on October 16, when On the Town officially returns to Broadway! The latest revival of the classic musical at the newly renovated Lyric Theatre stars Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Clyde Alves as the three amorous sailors who make the most—and then some—of their 24 ...

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Lights Up! Chart It's Only a Play's 36-Year Journey to the Great White Way

Lights Up! Chart It's Only a Play's 36-Year Journey to the Great White Way

Places, everyone! Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick are reuniting on Broadway in It’s Only a Play, an ultra-meta comedy about what happens after the curtain goes down on opening night. In this revamped revival of Terrence McNally’s 1978 play, Lane and Broderick play two best friends: Peter Austin (Broderick), a playwright with a brand new Broadway show, and ...

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Snakes, Ballet & Fireworks: How You Can’t Take It With You Made Sparks Fly on Stage & Screen for 80 Years

Snakes, Ballet & Fireworks: How You Can’t Take It With You Made Sparks Fly on Stage & Screen for 80 Years

The wacky Sycamore family is inviting you to dinner! You Can’t Take It With You has seen multiple incarnations, from stage, screen, smaller screen and back again, and now it’s back on Broadway in a new revival at the Longacre Theatre. George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's 1936 madcap comedy explores the mayhem that ensues when a ...

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The Story of A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters, From the Library to the Great White Way

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The Story of A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters, From the Library to the Great White Way

New York City is falling head over heels for A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters, the story of a 50-year correspondence between Melissa Gardner and her childhood-friend-turned-love-interest, Andrew Makepeace Ladd III. Thanks to its simple staging, Gurney’s play, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, has been performed in theater spaces all over the world, from the New York Public Library to ...

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Cabaret Undressed! The Real-Life Stories Behind the Gritty, Glittering Broadway Hit

Cabaret Undressed! The Real-Life Stories Behind the Gritty, Glittering Broadway Hit

Willkommen back to Broadway, Cabaret! The classic Kander and Ebb musical has arrived for a return engagement on the Great White Way, with Alan Cumming reprising his Tony-winning performance as the Emcee alongside Oscar nominee Michelle Williams, who is making her Broadway debut as British cabaret singer Sally Bowles. In the iconic tale set in 1930s Berlin, the Emcee holds ...

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The Origin of Hedwig and the Angry Inch! Follow Her Journey From Underground Rock Club to Broadway

The Origin of Hedwig and the Angry Inch! Follow Her Journey From Underground Rock Club to Broadway

Ladies and gentlemen, whether you like it or not…Hedwig and the Angry Inch is back in New York City! How I Met Your Mother star and Tony host extraordinaire Neil Patrick Harris is stepping into the transgender rock star’s high-heeled boots, where he’ll be rocking out all summer long (without an understudy) at the Belasco Theatre. So ...

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Follow The Cripple of Inishmaan’s Journey From Rural Ireland to Broadway, Starring Daniel Radcliffe

Follow The Cripple of Inishmaan’s Journey From Rural Ireland to Broadway, Starring Daniel Radcliffe

On the surface, Irish playwright Martin McDonagh and British stage and screen star Daniel Radcliffe aren't the most likely pair. After all, McDonagh was the enfant terrible of the British theater scene, and author of some of the most biting, violent plays on stage today—meanwhile, Radcliffe made his name as the star of the (mostly) family-friendly Harry Potter ...

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Behind the Curtain of Act One! Chart Theater Legend Moss Hart’s Extraordinary Journey to Broadway

Behind the Curtain of Act One! Chart Theater Legend Moss Hart’s Extraordinary Journey to Broadway

Get ready for a little Broadway on Broadway! Act One is based on the autobiography of famed playwright, director and storyteller Moss Hart, which chronicles his astonishing rise from poverty to his first Broadway hit (of many) in 1930. Don't worry, this isn't a dry history play—Hart always had an ear for drama and told his story ...

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Dogs, Bromance & James Franco: 12 Things Your English Teacher Didn’t Tell You About Of Mice and Men

Dogs, Bromance & James Franco: 12 Things Your English Teacher Didn’t Tell You About Of Mice and Men

You probably know it as the novella you had to read for ninth grade English class, but John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men also has a storied stage history. Another chapter gets written on April 16, when a new Broadway revival opens at the Longacre Theatre. Directed by Anna D. Shapiro, the production stars James Franco as George and ...

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Charmed! Follow Bullets Over Broadway’s Journey From the Silver Screen to the Great White Way

Charmed! Follow Bullets Over Broadway’s Journey From the Silver Screen to the Great White Way

The new musical Bullets Over Broadway features an irresistable mix of gangsters, sex and splashy song-and-dance numbers, all set against the fizzy backdrop of 1929 New York. And guess what? The story behind its arrival to the boards is pretty juicy, too—and it also involves gangsters! Read below to find out how Woody Allen’s 1994 comedy became an ...

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