With the 2016 Tony Awards right around the corner, the last of the new shows will be beginning previews or opening in the next few months to secure eligibility for the for the 2015-2016 Broadway season. Along with the opening of new and revival productions, some shows must close to give way for the new ones taking their place.
The previews for the all Broadway production of Arthur Miller’s famed play 'The Crucible' have been pushed back by by one day. Star Saoirse Ronan is up for an Academy Award for her role in the film 'Brooklyn' on the very same night, so the show has decided to let her attend the the ceremonies.
Although the holiday season can be less-than lucrative for Broadway, 2015 ended on a high note for the Great White Way. Wicked alone grossed nearly $3 million dollars during Christmas week and, overall, Broadway grossed over $43 million dollars the following week. This marks a .68% jump from last year and, now, a new production 'The Humans, Hughie and The Crucible' is making their debut on Broadway in 2016.
Anti-Putin protests at Met Opera raise many issues, but they crossed a line.