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Broadway

BROADWAY NEWS

'The Phantom of the Opera' to close on Broadway next year

September 18, 2022 7:04 pm

The musical — a fixture on Broadway since 1988, weathering recessions, war and cultural shifts — will play its final performance on Broadway on February 18, 2023

Broadway's 'Phantom of the Opera' plots a cautious return to the stage

October 25, 2021 5:55 pm

The crowded Broadway theaters, vital to the city's tourism industry, were the first places closed by the New York government as the coronavirus began to ravage the state.

Bringing Broadway spectacle back to life

September 17, 2021 10:35 am

Eight times a week, for 32 years until the pandemic struck, a giant chandelier swooped over the audience and crashed onto the stage as the first act of “The Phantom of the Opera” ended at the Majestic Theate

Broadway, awaiting crowds’ return, will get more wheelchair access

July 14, 2021 9:38 am

In 2018, New York City announced it would offer grants to off-Broadway and other small theaters to install software that allows patrons to follow along with lowlight smartphones and tablets.

'City in transition': New York vies to turn page on pandemic

May 19, 2021 5:43 pm

Starting Wednesday, vaccinated New Yorkers can shed their masks in most situations, and restaurants, stores, gyms and many other businesses can go back to full capacity if they check vaccination cards or apps for proof that all patrons have been inoculated

Rejected Broadway posters on sale to help theater community

April 20, 2021 12:24 pm

One highlight is an alternative poster for “The Lion King.” Disney, of course, went for Frank Verlizzo’s stark animal mane stamp that has become iconic. But now people can mount an unpublished design of his which uses paw prints from King Mufasa and newborn Simba to illustrate both the past and the future.

Mean Girls won't be returning to Broadway

January 08, 2021 7:38 pm

Mean Girls musical, based on actor-comedienne-writer Tina Fey's 2004 film of the same name, opened on Broadway in 2018.

Everyone should try dance irrespective of their age: Broadway Dance Center choreographer Ravi Rastogi

May 06, 2019 4:33 pm

Happy about the growing awareness of "different styles of dance", the 34-year-old concurs that reality dance shows have added to the dance culture in India.

Lupita Nyong'o pens essay on choosing Broadway role over films

May 04, 2016 1:08 pm

Lupita Nyong'o says she chose Broadway over Hollywood because it meant more to her than playing a role in a movie.

Jack Black surprises Broadway's 'School Of Rock' cast

May 03, 2016 2:17 pm

The cast of Broadway musical "School of Rock" was left in awe after Jack Black surprised them backstage.

BROADWAY PHOTOS

Broadway returns to life after 18 months; take a look

September 16, 2021 12:18 pm

After 18 long months, Broadway's biggest musicals returned in New York amid joy and standing ovations

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