The reality of Broadway Theater is that most shows don't have the longevity of 'The Phantom of the Opera' or 'Wicked' - both successful and unsuccessful productions open and close in theaters on a monthly basis. 'Shuffle Along' and 'Fully Committed' are two such shows.
There's no question that "Hamilton" is the most in-demand show on Broadway-and with resale tickets averaging $1,984, it has the prohibitive prices to prove it. For those who want to stretch their Broadway budget, here are five shows that you can see for the price of Hamilton's cheapest resale tickets
Michael Cerveris is known to many for his roles in Stephen Sondheim’s 'Assassins' and 'Sweeney Todd,' and for his role in Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori’s musical stage adaptation of Alison Bechdel's 'Fun Home.' Cerveris even fronts a country band, called Loose Cattle. However, Cerveris will forever hold place in annals of rock n roll history for his role in 1993 Broadway run of The Who’s 'Tommy.' Recently, Cerveris opened up about how Pete Townshend taught him how to rock.
'Fun Home' is one of the most popular shows on Broadway today. However, there is one song from the show that many fans have not heard in full, until now. Actor Michael Cerveris ('Hedwig and The Angry Inch,' 'Sweeney Todd,' 'Assassins') has recorded one of the show’s trunk songs to life with the help of his country band, Loose Cattle. The track, “Pony Girl,” is only heard in part in the show as as a 45 second a cappella lullaby. Now, Loose Cattle has released an all new music video for the track.
Broadway Highlight: 'Fun Home' was without a doubt one of the best Broadway musicals of 2015, winning the Tony for just that. However, there is one song from the show that most fans have never heard in Full. Bruce actor Michael Cerveris ('Hedwig and The Angry Inch', 'Sweeney Todd', 'Assassins') brought one of the show’s cut songs to life with the help of his country band, Loose Cattle. The track, “Pony Girl,” heard in the show as only as a 45 second a cappella lullaby, now lives on to ride another day in its full version. In case you missed it earlier, check out the report below for a look at the song that no 'Fun Home fan can truly go without.
Although popularized Grammy winners typically come in the form of major music artists like Stevie Wonder, Beyoncé or Adele, every so often a Broadway musical releases a cast album with so much recognition that it pushes the entire production to center stage.
Sunday night's 69th annual Tony Awards ceremony closed the best attended and highest grossing Broadway season ever. More importantly, several results--including big awards like Best Musical--brought joyous, standing ovations from the New York theater community.
Casting has not been announced; Tony winner Michael Cerveris and Tony nominee Judy Kuhn starred in the Off-Broadway production.
Megan Mullally pulled out of a Broadway revival a few years ago, so this will be NYC's first chance to see McNally's comedy about straight couples in a gay milieu since its first Off-Broadway run 23 years ago.
Robert Askins's raunchy comedy about religious re-education features a puppet that may be possessed by the Devil.
Ten-year-old Sydney Lucas became the youngest performer ever to win an Obie, for her performance in 'Fun Home.'
'Aladdin,' 'Rocky' and 'Fun Home' also garnered multiple nominations, as did Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris, Cherry Jones, Tyne Daly and Michael Cerveris.