Among the songwriting participants are Broadway performers Adam Chanler-Berat and Robi Hager, director Arpita Mukherjee, and Off-Broadway composer Adam Gwon.
Mr. Haimes passed away in April, ending a nearly four-decade tenure leading the institution.
Producers are also searching for actors to play Little Michael in both the Broadway and touring productions of the hit musical.
Mr. Haimes was the long-time artistic director and CEO of Roundabout Theatre Company.
Tackling society's relationship with social media, the work features a score by 2019 Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Ben Wexler.
The David Byrne musical's decision to perform to pre-recorded tracks has come under fire from the American Federation of Musicians
Jennings will succeed long-time Executive Producer Barry Grove.
The jukebox musical is up for Broadway's top honor at this year's Tony Awards, along with Kimberly Akimbo; New York, New York; Shucked; and Some Like It Hot.
All major productions of the Fatboy Slim-David Byrne musical have performed with pre-recorded tracks, but it's a notable break from Broadway tradition.
Stage manager Lisa Dawn Cave, TDF Executive Director Victoria Bailey, and accountant Robert Fried were bestowed with this year's Tony Honors.
Currently artistic director of London's Young Vic, Kwei-Armah succeeds Ruben Santiago-Hudson, who had served in the role since 2020.
Running at the Shubert Theatre, the new musical is nominated for 13 2013 Tony Awards, the most of any show this season.
Data shows Broadway has recovered nicely, but still has ground to regain.
Among the stage, TV, and film producer's film projects are NBC's live musicals, including the 2018 production of Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar.
The evening honors Artistic Director Lynne Meadow's 50th anniversary with the company and outgoing Executive Producer Barry Grove.
The initial round of commissions have been granted to early- and mid-career playwrights.
Following a 40-year-old woman seeking her place in the bursting life of 1966 London, the work features a book, music, and lyrics by Michael Roberts.
The Tony-nominated musical has been adapted for young performers.
The awards celebrate industry professionals whose achievements contribute to the success of Broadway on the road.
Harris' Horton Foote Award recognizes a dramatist producing work that explores what it means to be human.
Adapted from Jeff Kinney's popular children's book series, the musical premiered at Minnesota's Children's Theatre Company in 2016.
Brandon Uranowitz and Carolee Carmello have also been announced to participate.
Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford lead the Tony-nominated revival at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.
The app will allow Fringe theatregoers to buy tickets directly on the phone, and randomly recommend shows.
The play will be the newest offering of the Building the Box series.
With two decades at the Off-Broadway theatre company, Monarque will be heading to the West Coast.
A dispute between two Hollywood unions has led to an uncertain future for Broadway's top honors.
Madge's Olivier nominated autobiographical solo show My Son's A Queer (But What Can You Do?), about being a queer child, recently ran in the West End.
The hit musical continues at the Neil Simon Theatre.
The ceremony had been announced to air live from United Palace Theatre June 11 on Pluto and CBS.
The annual new play festival will be held at The Wild Project Off-Broadway.
The award is administered by the Dramatists Guild Foundation and carries a $20,000 prize for the winner's organization or institution.
The work features a book and lyrics by Andrew Zachary Cohen and music by Steven Silverstein.
Maine's Ogunquit Playhouse will host the reading based on the novel by Auntie Mame writer Patrick Dennis.
Immigrant Experiences will culminate in a free concert May 15 with Broadway alums attached to perform.
The work is set to feature a score by Alan Menken and Nell Benjamin and a book by Oscar winner Sarah Kernochan, with James Lapine directing.
See how Broadway performed the week of the 2023 Tony nominations.
Currently running at American Airlines Theatre, James Ijames' Pulitzer Prize-winning play recently received five 2023 Tony nominations.
The May 1 event honored Tyler Perry, Tom Kirdahy, and more.
The cast will star Broadway's Ebony Marshall-Oliver, Kathy Fitzgerald, Heath Saunders, and more.
Kari Hayter will direct the new work from Joe DiPietro, Ryan O’Connell, and Val Vigoda.
The national education organization was founded to help create safe and inclusive schools for LGBTQ+ youth.
See how Broadway performed in the week before Tony nominations.
Find out how this year's nominees found out about getting nominated in this reaction round-up.
Stay tuned to Playbill as Broadway gets ready to reveal its top honors.
The annual A100 list recognizes 100 Asian Pacific leaders making an impact across several industries.
Kenneth Ferrone directs the country-themed musical following a Nashville-bound mother and daughter.
Three special programs created in conjunction with The Al Hirschfeld Foundation will also be presented.
Broadway's biggest honors will be handed out June 11 at the United Palace Theatre in New York City.
The readings series, featuring works by Prince Gomolvilas, Velina Hasu Houston, Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl, and Anuvab Pal, kicks off May 22.
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