Thursday, September 22, 2016

Big New Musical's First Musical Teaser! Watch!

ANASTASIA begins previews on Broadway March 23 and opens April 24 at the Broadhurst Theatre.

Amex pre-sale tickets are now available to purchase. Single tickets go on sale October 7. For tickets and more information visit:

From Darko Tresnjak—2014 Tony Award winner for Best Director of a Musical for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder—and the Tony Award-winning writers of the Broadway classic Ragtime.

Starring Christy Altomare as Anya, Derek Klena as Dmitry, John Bolton as Vlad, and Caroline O’Connor as Lily.


Sunday, September 18, 2016

Hurry! Broadway Salutes In Shubert Alley 9/20

The Broadway League and The Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds (COBUG) are pleased to announce that the eighth annual Broadway Salutes event will take place on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 in Shubert Alley (between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets).  The event will begin at 3:30 p.m. with red carpet arrivals, and the public ceremony begins at 4:00 p.m.
The ceremony will be hosted by School of Rock The Musical’s 2016 Tony Award® nomineeAlex Brightman. Directed by Marc Bruni, Broadway Salutes will include special guest performers including Leslie Kritzer and Rashidra Scott. The Musical Director is Joel Waggoner. Also in attendance will be Julie Menin, Commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment.
In this industry-wide public celebration, theatre professionals will receive special recognition for having worked 25, 35 and 50+ years on Broadway for their valuable contributions to the business. Broadway Salutes honors actors, agents, attorneys, box office treasurers, casting directors, choreographers, composers, designers, directors, dressers, managers, musicians, orchestrators, producers, publicists, stagehands, stage managers, stylists, theatre owners, ticket sellers, ushers, writers, and many more theatre professionals who have dedicated their careers to the success of Broadway.
"Broadway is one of the greatest tourist destinations in New York, and it takes a collaboration of many talented people to put on a show!  Broadway Salutes brings the community together to acknowledge the hundreds who work behind the scenes and onstage, to recognize our colleagues for their many years of service to the theatre industry and whose contributions provide countless hours of culture and entertainment for New Yorkers and visitors,” said Robert E. Wankel (The Broadway League) and Tony DePaulo (COBUG). "On this day, the artists as well as the crafts people and technicians, artist representatives and a myriad of others who are never seen by the audience will be honored for their remarkable talent. The dedication of these hard working individuals supports the industry that brings a significant source of revenue to our city annually. Broadway contributes nearly $12.6 billion to the economy of New York City on top of ticket sales and supports 89,000 local jobs. Broadway Salutes enables us to thank those whose tremendous talent and tireless work creates the extraordinary razzle dazzle experience that is Broadway."
“There’s only one Broadway in the world and we are fortunate that so many hard working New Yorkers are able to have flourishing and life-long careers in this industry,” said Julie MeninCommissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. “The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment is proud to join the Broadway League and The Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds to honor individuals who have long exceled in their professions by dedicating their time, skill, and energy to the Broadway community, and to all theatregoers who are witness to the premiere theatrical experience in the world.”
The Clear Channel Spectacolor electronic billboard located at Broadway and 47th street will scroll the names of the honorees during the afternoon and the electronic zipper in Shubert Alley will scroll the names during the ceremony.
The Broadway Salutes committee is comprised of: Tony DePaulo (IATSE), Nina Lannan (General Manager), Laura Penn (SDC), Hal Goldberg (Jujamcyn), Paige Price (AEA), Danielle Saks (General Manager) and Chris Brockmeyer (Broadway League). 
Connie Wilkin and Jennifer O’Connor, of Foresight Events, are the production team.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Special Holiday Schedule, Performances Announced

Producers of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF have cancelled the Tuesday performance on October 11th, which falls out on the evening of Yom Kippur, to give company members who observe the holiday the ability to do so. FIDDLER ON THE ROOF will instead play a special Columbus Day performance on Monday, October 10th at 8:00 PM, as well as a 7:30 PM evening show on bothSunday, October 9th and 16th.

Fiddler on the Roof began previews at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway, at 53rd Street) on November 20, 2015 and officially opened on Sunday, December 20, 2015. Fiddler on the Roof, whichThe New York Times declared a “superb new production”, will play its final performance on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.

Fiddler on the Roof’s December holiday schedule is as follows: Saturday 12/24 at 3PM, Sunday 12/25 – Dark, Monday 12/26 at 3PM, Tuesday 12/27 at 2PM and 8PM, Wednesday 12/28 at 2PM and 8PM, Thursday 12/29 at 7PM, Friday 12/30 at 2PM and 8PM, and Saturday 12/31 at 2PM. The regular performance schedule is: Tuesdays at 7 PM, Wednesdays at 2 PM and 8 PM, Thursdays at 7 PM. Fridays at 8 PM, Saturdays at 2 PM and 8 PM, and Sundays at 3 PM.

Tickets are on sale online via, by phone at (212) 239-6200, and in-person at The Broadway Theatre Box Office (1681 Broadway, at 53rd Street).

A beloved theatrical classic from Tony Award-winner Joseph Stein, and Pulitzer Prize- winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, Fiddler on the Roof is directed by Tony Award-winner Bartlett Sher (South Pacific, The King and I); choreographed by the acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter; inspired by the original choreography of Jerome Robbins; and has musical direction by Ted Sperling.

Fiddler on the Roof, which boast a cast of 40 actors and an orchestra of 23 musicians, was nominated for three 2016 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Revival, Best Choreography (Hofesh Shechter) and Best Actor in a Musical (Danny Burstein). Additionally, Fiddler on the Roof took home two Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Director of a Musical (Bart Sher) and Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Danny Burstein). Burstein was also awarded the Outer Critics Circle Award for the Outstanding Actor in a Musical.

The cast of Fiddler on the Roof features six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winner Danny Burstein as Tevye, Tony-nominee Jessica Hecht as Golde, Jenny Rose Baker, Michael C. Bernardi, Adam Dannheisser, Hayley Feinstein, Mitch Greenberg, Adam Grupper, Adam Kantor, Karl Kenzler, Alix Korey, Samantha Massell, Melanie Moore, George Psomas, Ben Rappaport, Nick Rehberger, Jeffrey Schecter and Alexandra Silber. The ensemble features Jill Abramotiz, Julie Benko, Stephen Carrasco, Eric Chambliss, Ben Cherry, Austin Goodwin, Jacob Guzman, Jesse Kovarsky, Reed Luplau, Brandt Martinez, Zach McNally, Matt Moisey, Sarah Parker, Marla Phelan, Tess Primack, Jessica Vosk, Silvia Vrskova, Jonathan Royse Windham, Andrew Wojtal, Aaron Young and Jennifer Zetlan.

Fiddler on the Roof has scenic design by Michael Yeargan (Tony Award-nominee, The King and I), costume design by Catherine Zuber (Tony Award-winner, The King and I), lighting design by Donald Holder (Tony Award-nominee, The King and I), sound design by Scott Lehrer (Tony Award-winner, South Pacific), and hair and wig design by Tom Watson. Casting is by Telsey + Co./Abbie Brady Dalton.

Fiddler on the Roof is presented on Broadway by Jeffrey Richards, Jam Theatricals, Louise Gundand Jerry Frankel.