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Falsettos Calls Off Spring Broadway Return, Now Aiming for 2016-17 Season

Falsettos Calls Off Spring Broadway Return, Now Aiming for 2016-17 Season

Falsettos, which had previously announced it would return to Broadway in spring 2016, has been postponed. The new production of the much-loved musical by William Finn and James Lapine gave no reason for the delay and is now eyeing the 2016-17 season. Lapine, who directed the original incarnation, had been tapped to direct the revival and he remains on board ...

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Odds & Ends: Rose Byrne Set for Speed-the-Plow, Watch Kelli O'Hara Do LL Cool J at Hamilton & More

Odds & Ends: Rose Byrne Set for Speed-the-Plow, Watch Kelli O'Hara Do LL Cool J at Hamilton & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Rose Byrne Set for Plow
Screen fave Rose Byrne, who recently made her Broadway debut in You Can’t Take It With You, is going back to the boards once more! The Australian actress will return home to headline David Mamet’s Speed-the-Plow for Sydney Theatre Company in 2016. It will ...

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Opening Night Pushed Back for Danny Burstein-Led Fiddler on the Roof on Broadway; More Casting Set

Opening Night Pushed Back for Danny Burstein-Led Fiddler on the Roof on Broadway; More Casting Set

Additional casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof, headlined by Danny Burstein. Jenny Rose Baker will play Shprintze, with Michael Bernardi as Mordcha and Jennifer Zetlan as Shaindel. Directed by Bartlett Sher, the production will now begin previews on November 20 (from November 17) and officially open on December 20 (from December 17 ...

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Kathleen Turner & Deborah Cox Tapped for Would You Still Love Me If… Off-Broadway

Kathleen Turner & Deborah Cox Tapped for Would You Still Love Me If… Off-Broadway

We're loving this story. Stage and screen icon Kathleen Turner will headline Would You Still Love Me If… off-Broadway after submitting her name to the show’s casting director! According to The New York Times, the two-time Tony nominee had previously been in touch with the production’s playwright, John S. Anastasi, about another project. That didn’t work out, but Turner obviously ...

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Boston's Colonial Theatre to Shut Down This Year; Looking Back on Five Shows That Started at the Historic Space

Boston's Colonial Theatre to Shut Down This Year; Looking Back on Five Shows That Started at the Historic Space

Boston’s historic Colonial Theatre, a staple of the city's theater district since 1900, will shut down for at least one year, the Boston Globe reports. Following an engagement by the national tour of The Book of Mormon this October, the theater, owned by Emerson College, will remain empty as the school weighs its options for the space. Though a spokesperson ...

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Original On the Town Star Megan Fairchild Will Step In for Misty Copeland for Revival's Final Performance

Original On the Town Star Megan Fairchild Will Step In for Misty Copeland for Revival's Final Performance

A switcheroo is set to occur at On the Town this weekend. New York City Ballet principal dancer Megan Fairchild, who made her Broadway debut when she originated the role of Ivy Smith in the revival, will reprise her performance for the musical's final show on September 6. Misty Copeland, who is currently playing Ivy, will perform the part at ...

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54 Below Gets a New Partner (& New Name!) with Cabaret Staple Michael Feinstein

54 Below Gets a New Partner (& New Name!) with Cabaret Staple Michael Feinstein

54 Below is going by a (somewhat) new name later this year. The midtown hotspot will partner with cabaret honcho Michael Feinstein, resulting in a new name: Feinstein’s/54 Below. Feinstein will play his first engagement of his own at the venue from December 20-30.

Feinstein’s credits and accolades include numerous Grammy-nominated recordings and TV specials; his nightclub Feinstein’s at ...

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Dean Jones, Original Bobby in Company & The Love Bug Star, Dies at 84

Dean Jones, Original Bobby in Company & The Love Bug Star, Dies at 84

Dean Jones, a Broadway alum who created the role of Bobby in Company, died on September 1, Variety reports. His death at his Los Angeles home, following copmlications from Parkinson’s disease, was confirmed by Richard Hoffmann. Jones was 84.

Jones was born on January 25, 1931 in Decatur, Alabama to Andrew and Nolia Jones. Following his service in the navy ...

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Odds & Ends: Robert Fairchild's Gene Kelly Tribute, Watch Misty Copeland Teach a Dog New Tricks & More

Odds & Ends: Robert Fairchild's Gene Kelly Tribute, Watch Misty Copeland Teach a Dog New Tricks & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Robert Fairchild's Gene Kelly Tribute
An American in Paris’ Robert Fairchild has been called the new Gene Kelly after taking on the role of Jerry Mulligan, which the iconic triple-threat created in the 1951 movie, on Broadway, so it's fitting that he'll perform a tribute to him at the Career ...

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Cast Set for Off-Broadway's Invisible Thread, A New Musical Directed by Diane Paulus

Cast Set for Off-Broadway's Invisible Thread, A New Musical Directed by Diane Paulus

The cast is now set for the New York premiere of Invisible Thread. The new musical will star its co-creator Griffin Matthews, off-Broadway alums Nicolette Robinson and Kristlyn Lloyd as Eden and Grace, respectively, and more. The show, written by Matthews and Matt Gould and directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus, will begin on October 31 at Second Stage's Tony Kiser ...

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