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  1. 'Finding Neverland' Fights for Pop on Broadway

    2:27 pm PDT 04/17/2015
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    At the show's opening, director Diane Paulus, star Matthew Morrison, his 'Glee' cohort Darren Criss and producer Bryan Cranston weigh in on expanding the scope of musical theater. READ MORE

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  2. Tonys: This Year's Full Field of Contenders

    1:28 pm PDT 04/17/2015
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    THR has compiled longlists of possible nominees in every major category, including shows ranging from 'Airline Highway' to 'You Can't Take It with You' and people from F. Murray Abraham to Tony Yazbeck. READ MORE

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  3. Tonys: Revisiting Bradley Cooper, Jake Gyllenhaal and This Season's Shows Already Closed

    5:00 am PDT 04/17/2015
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    A play starring Hugh Jackman, a musical by Sting and Glenn Close's first Broadway show in 20 years are among more than a dozen productions that have already come and gone but remain eligible for Tony nominations. READ MORE

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  4. 'The King and I': Theater Review

    6:00 pm PDT 04/16/2015
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    Kelli O'Hara reteams with her 'South Pacific' director Bartlett Sher, starring opposite Ken Watanabe in the evergreen 1951 Rodgers & Hammerstein musical. READ MORE

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  5. 'The Power of Duff': Theater Review

    4:56 pm PDT 04/16/2015
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    Stephen Belber's 2013 comedy about answered prayers and TV news undergoes substantial revisions — with mixed results. READ MORE

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  6. Bob Marley Bio-Musical Sets Baltimore Premiere

    3:14 pm PDT 04/16/2015
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    Writer-director Kwame Kwei-Armah's production opens May 7 and is the first stage project to use the reggae superstar's music to explore his life. READ MORE

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  7. 'Amazing Grace' to Bless Broadway This Summer

    7:00 am PDT 04/16/2015
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    The new musical, based on the true story behind the world's most popular Christian hymn, will begin performances on June 25. READ MORE

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  8. ‘Gypsy': Theater Review

    12:29 am PDT 04/16/2015
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    Imelda Staunton plays the ultimate stage mother in director Jonathan Kent's revival of the classic musical, which just transferred to London's West End. READ MORE

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  9. 'Finding Neverland': Theater Review

    6:00 pm PDT 04/15/2015
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    Matthew Morrison and Kelsey Grammer star in this musicalization of the 2004 Johnny Depp film, the first Broadway show shepherded by lead producer Harvey Weinstein. READ MORE

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  10. Tony Awards: Mary-Louise Parker, Bruce Willis to Announce 2015 Nominations

    10:08 am PDT 04/15/2015
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    The actors, both of whom are returning to the New York stage this year, will be on hand April 28 to reveal this year's contenders for Broadway's top honors. READ MORE

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  11. 'It Shoulda Been You': Theater Review

    6:00 pm PDT 04/14/2015
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    David Hyde Pierce directs a talented ensemble of comedy pros including Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris and Edward Hibbert in this new musical about the troubled impending nuptials of a Jewish bride and Catholic groom. READ MORE

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  12. Tonys: Who Will Host Broadway's Biggest Night?

    3:27 pm PDT 04/14/2015
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    THR's awards analyst considers the candidates, including recent hosts Hugh Jackman and Neil Patrick Harris, and new possibilities such as Jim Parsons, James Corden and Stephen Colbert. READ MORE

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  13. Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in 'Little Shop of Horrors'

    11:30 am PDT 04/14/2015
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    Fresh from his acclaimed Broadway debut in 'Constellations,' the actor will test his musical-theater skills, starring opposite Ellen Greene and Taran Killam. READ MORE

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  14. Tony Kushner, Beau Willimon Reveal How to Write for Hollywood Without Ever Leaving New York

    10:00 am PDT 04/14/2015
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    It helps to be brilliant, like these four playwright-screenwriters — also including John Patrick Shanley ('Doubt') and Suzan-Lori Parks ('Topdog/Underdog') — who navigated La La Land with advice from Steven Spielberg, Mike Nichols and William Goldman. READ MORE

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  15. Rita Wilson Reveals She Has Breast Cancer, Underwent Double Mastectomy

    5:48 am PDT 04/14/2015
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    The actress has taken a leave of absence from the Broadway play 'Fish in the Dark.' READ MORE

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  16. Nathan Lane Cries During Monte Cristo Honor, Thanks 'Iceman Cometh': "It Doesn't Get Any Better"

    8:49 pm PDT 04/13/2015
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    After tributes from Matthew Broderick and Brian Dennehy, Lane said of the Eugene O'Neill Center award, "It's not that I don't appreciate the gesture, it's just that, as Hillary Clinton might say, 'I'm not quite done yet!'" READ MORE

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  17. Helen Mirren Steers 'The Audience' to Swift Recoupment on Broadway

    4:09 pm PDT 04/13/2015
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    The Peter Morgan play, directed by Stephen Daldry, has earned back its $3.4 million production costs in a remarkably fast eight weeks. READ MORE

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  18. Gloria Estefan Broadway Bio-Musical 'On Your Feet!' Casts Leads

    8:38 am PDT 04/13/2015
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    The new musical begins previews Oct. 5 before its Nov. 5 opening at New York City's Marquis Theatre. READ MORE

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