It’s been a great year of diverse theatre! Here’s a roundup of this season’s best numbers:
Motown Returns To Broadway
Callin’ out around the world are you ready for a limited engagement of Motown The Musical? This production will run for 18 weeks beginning July 2016 at the Nederlander Theatre.
Sylvia Announces Its Last Broadway Wag
This production starring two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick (It’s Only a Play, Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Producers, How to Succeed…), Tony Award nominee Annaleigh Ashford (You Can’t Take It With You, Kinky Boots, Hair) and Tony Award winner Julie White will play its final performance on Jan. 3, 2016. At closing, this show will have played 79 performances and 27 previews. Sylvia is currently playing at The Cort Theatre.
Dames At Sea Sets Closing Date
This production will play its final performance Jan. 3, 2016. At closing, this production will have played 85 regular performances and 32 previews. Dames At Sea is currently playing at the Helen Hayes Theater. In addition, The Broadway Booking Office is scheduling the first national tour of Dames At Sea which is set to sail in fall 2017.
Grease: Live Releases a Summer Lovin’ Brand-New Promo
Fox’s live musical special stars Julianna Hough as Sandy, Aaron Tveit as Danny, Vanessa Hudgens as Rizzo and Keke Palmer as Marty. This one-night special airs Jan. 31, 2016 from 7:00-10:00p.m (ET live/PT tape-delayed).
The Tony Awards Announces Date and Theatre
The American Theatre Wing’s 70th Annual Tony Awards will take place at the Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2016. The award ceremony will air on CBS from 8:00-11:00pm(ET/PT delayed).