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Rialto Chatter: Will Dustin Hoffman Lead OUR TOWN Revival on Broadway?

BroadwayWorld has learned that online rumors about a Broadway revival of Our Town are true. Producer Scott Rudin has plans to bring Thornton Wilder's play back to Broadway for the first time since 2002. Rudin has tapped Tony winner Bartlett Sher To Kill a Mockingbird to direct the play, which will be led by Dustin Hoffman, who last appeared on Broadway in 1990. A timeline for the production remains unknown. [Author: Rialto Chatter]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Dustin Hoffman, Scott Rudin, Tony, BroadwayWorld, Bartlett, Thornton Wilder, Our Town, Rudin, Rialto Chatter


THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Looking for New Home to Arrive on Broadway in 2021

According to the Hollywood Reporter, The Lehman Trilogy, which was previously set to play a limited, 16-week engagement this spring, is still hoping to arrive on Broadway in 2021, though perhaps at a different theatre. The London hit, which just began previews at the Nederlander Theatre before the Broadway shutdown, will need to find a new home due to a scheduling conflict. Producer Scott Rudin revealed that the company 'remains eager' to bring the play to New York. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: BWW News Desk


Broadway Producers Cuts Ticket Prices For Hit Shows To $50

Starting at noon Thursday, remaining seats for five of the hottest tickets on Broadway will be going for a fraction of their normal price, selling for just $50 apiece at all performances through March 29.  Producer Scott Rudin today announced the extraordinary measure of establishing the deep-discount flat rate for all five of his shows, all of which have been playing to sold-out houses or close to it. – The Hollywood Reporter
Tags: Art, Theatre, Broadway, Scott Rudin, 03.10.20


Scott Rudin To Be Interviewed on 60 MINUTES About the WEST SIDE STORY Revival

Audiences will no doubt recognize the quintessential American musical West Side Story when its latest revival opens next week. Its unforgettable music, lyrics and story are the same. But this radical reimagining injects a modern twist to the classic story a video element meant to intensify and augment the action. Bill Whitaker and 60 MINUTES cameras were given unprecedented access to the production, filming its rehearsals and interviewing its creators. The story about the new West Side Story wil...
Tags: Theatre, Scott Rudin, West Side Story, CBS Television Network, TV News Desk, Bill Whitaker


TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Joins Ahmanson Theatre's 2020 - 2021 Season

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, will be a part of Center Theatre Group's 2020 - 2021 season at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. Tony Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas will perform the role of Atticus Finch. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Los Angeles, Harper Lee, Scott Rudin, Bartlett Sher, Sorkin, Richard Thomas, Atticus Finch, Ahmanson Theatre, BWW News Desk, Center Theatre Group


After Wave Of Criticism, Those Canceled ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Productions Can Go Forward Now

So it turns out that forcing theatres across the country to cancel or take down their productions of To Kill a Mockingbird just because a new one is on Broadway isn’t the most popular move ever. Scott Rudin, producer of the new version, recanted and offered theatres the new script at no cost – but it was far too late for some of them. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Theatre, Broadway, Scott Rudin, 03.01.19


Broadway Producer And Harper Lee’s Estate Are Shutting Down Local ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Productions All Over America

“The theaters were planning to stage an adaptation of the novel by the playwright Christopher Sergel, which has been widely staged by adults and students for decades. Lawyers for the producer Scott Rudin, backed by the Lee estate, are telling the theaters that their productions are no longer permissible because there is a new adaptation, by the screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, which opened on Broadway in December.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Aaron Sorkin, Theatre, America, Broadway, Harper Lee, Scott Rudin, Lee, Christopher Sergel, 02.28.19


Producers Of Broadway ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ And Publishers Of Older Play Version Could Be Headed To Court

Scott Rudin, lead producer of the Aaron Sorkin adaptation now on Broadway and likely to tour eventually, has been trying to block stagings of the older version, written half a century ago by Christopher Sergel Sr. and still published by his family firm. (One tour of regional Britain was recently cancelled after Rudin threatened to sue.) Christopher Sergel III says this is doing real damage to his business. – Crain’s Chicago Business
Tags: Art, Aaron Sorkin, Theatre, Chicago, Britain, Broadway, Scott Rudin, Crain, Rudin, Christopher Sergel, 02.22.19, Christopher Sergel III


Broadway ‘Mockingbird’ Shoots Down British ‘Mockingbird’

“A British touring production of [the old Christopher Sergel adaptation of] To Kill a Mockingbird, which was to start next month, has been canceled after Scott Rudin’s company Atticus — the firm behind the Broadway hit [adapted by Aaron Sorkin] — threatened legal action … saying it held worldwide rights for professional stagings of the book.” — The New York Times
Tags: Art, Aaron Sorkin, Theatre, Broadway, Scott Rudin, Atticus, 01.22.19, Christopher Sergel


Broadway 'To Kill A Mockingbird' To Proceed After Harper Lee Estate And Producers Settle Lawsuits

"That settlement means that the play, with a new script by the prominent Hollywood screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, will be allowed to go forward." In March, Lee executor Tonja Carter sued lead producer Scott Rudin, claiming Sorkin's script violated their contract; in April, Rudin countersued for at least $10 million, saying that Carter's suit could cause […]
Tags: Art, Hollywood, Aaron Sorkin, Theatre, Scott Rudin, Carter, Lee, Sorkin, Tonja Carter, Rudin, Harper Lee Estate, 05.10.18


Why Did The Tony Awards Suddenly Rule '1984' Ineligible?

Well, we know why, but we don't know why the show did what it did in the first place: "The production, whose lead producer is Scott Rudin, refused to provide tickets for one of the Tony nominators, Jose Antonio Vargas, and as a result, Tony officials pulled 1984’s eligibility. (Broadway sources, speaking on background because […]
Tags: Art, Theatre, Broadway, Scott Rudin, Tony, Jose Antonio Vargas, 11.10.17


Scott Rudin, Ryan Murphy Among THR's '100 Most Powerful People in Entertainment'

The Hollywood Reporter has compiled its second annual list of 'The 100 Most Powerful People in Entertainment.' Coming in at 92 was Broadway producer Scott Rudin. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Hollywood, Theatre, Broadway, Scott Rudin, BWW News Desk, Scott Rudin Ryan Murphy


A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2, Starring Laurie Metcalf and Chris Cooper, Extends Into Winter on Broadway

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that Lucas Hnath's new play, A Doll's House, Part 2 - the most Tony-nominated play of the year -has extended its World Premiere run on Broadway through January 7, 2018. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Scott Rudin, Tony, Laurie Metcalf, Lucas Hnath, Chris Cooper, BWW News Desk


Glenda Jackson and Laurie Metcalf to Return to Broadway in THREE TALL WOMEN Spring 2018

Producer Scott Rudin today announced that two-time Academy Award winning actress Glenda Jackson and three-time Emmy Award winner and 2017 Tony Award nominee Laurie Metcalf will star in the Broadway premiere of Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece Three Tall Women next spring, in a production directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe Mantello. Beginning preview performances on Tuesday. February 27, 2018, Three Tall Women will have an official opening night on Thursday, March 29. [Au...
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Edward Albee, Scott Rudin, Tony, Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf, BWW News Desk


A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 to Present Midnight Performance for The Actors Fund

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that Lucas Hnath's new play, A Doll's House, Part 2 -the most Tony-nominated play of the year, with eight nominations including Best Play -will offer a special Midnight Performance on Thursday, May 18, 2017. This one-time-only, late-night event will benefit The Actors Fund. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Scott Rudin, Tony, Lucas Hnath, BWW News Desk


THE GLASS MENAGERIE, Starring Sally Field and Joe Mantello, Sets Broadway Closing

Producers Scott Rudin and Lincoln Center Theater announced today that the acclaimed Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie will play its final performance at the Belasco Theatre 111 West 44th Street on Sunday, May 21, 2017. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Scott Rudin, Lincoln Center Theater, Tennessee Williams, Sally Field, Joe Mantello, BWW News Desk


Breaking: Jessie Mueller, Joshua Henry, Ren�e Fleming to Star in CAROUSEL on Broadway

The New York Times reports that producers Scott Rudin and Roy Furman will revive CAROUSEL on Broadway next spring with Jesse Mueller as Julie Jordan, Joshua Henry as Billy Bigelow, and Renee Fleming as Nettie Fowler. [Author: Alan Henry]
Tags: Theatre, New York Times, Broadway, Scott Rudin, Alan Henry, Fleming, Billy Bigelow, Renee Fleming, Roy Furman, Jessie Mueller Joshua Henry Ren, Jesse Mueller, Julie Jordan Joshua Henry, Nettie Fowler


Broadway's A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 Sets Front-Row Rush Policy; Starts Previews Tomorrow!

Producer Scott Rudin today announced a special front-row rush ticket policy for the Broadway premiere of Lucas Hnath's new play, A Doll's House, Part 2, which begins preview performances at Broadway's John Golden Theatre 252 West 45th Street tomorrow, Thursday, March 30, 2017, ahead of its Opening Night on Thursday, April 27. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Scott Rudin, Lucas Hnath, BWW News Desk


A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 Will Now Begin Previews Later This Month

Producer Scott Rudin today announced that Lucas Hnath's new play, A Doll's House, Part 2, will now begin preview performances at Broadway's John Golden Theatre 252 West 45th Street on Thursday, March 30, two days earlier than previously announced. The opening night remains Thursday, April 27. Tickets can now be purchased in person at the Golden Theatre box office, as well as via Telecharge.com. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Scott Rudin, Lucas Hnath, BWW News Desk


Tracy Letts' New Play THE MINUTES Will Arrive on Broadway After Chicago Run

Producer Scott Rudin today announced that Steppenwolf's production of The Minutes, the new play from Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwright Tracy Letts, will have its Broadway premiere in the spring of 2018 in a production directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Chicago, Broadway, Scott Rudin, Tony, Steppenwolf, Tracy Letts, BWW News Desk, Anna D Shapiro


Tracy Letts' New Play THE MINUTES Will Arrive on Broadway After Chicago Run

Producer Scott Rudin today announced that Steppenwolf's production of The Minutes, the new play from Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwright Tracy Letts, will have its Broadway premiere in the spring of 2018 in a production directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Chicago, Broadway, Scott Rudin, Tony, Steppenwolf, Tracy Letts, BWW News Desk, Anna D Shapiro


HELLO, DOLLY!, Starring Bette Midler, Adds Two Shows on Broadway

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that the upcoming revival of Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's masterpiece Hello, Dolly, starring legendary performer Bette Midler, has managed to squeeze two additional performances into its playing schedule to help accommodate the incredible demand for tickets. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Bette Midler, Scott Rudin, Michael Stewart, BWW News Desk, Jerry Herman


Extra, Extra! Star-Studded FRONT PAGE Revival Recoups on Broadway

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that The Front Page recouped its entire 4.875 million capitalization during the week endingSunday, January 1, making official the show's much discussed smash-hit status. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Scott Rudin, BWW News Desk


Extra, Extra! Star-Studded FRONT PAGE Recoups on Broadway

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that The Front Page recouped its entire 4.875 million capitalization during the week endingSunday, January 1, making official the show's much discussed smash-hit status. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Scott Rudin, BWW News Desk


Exit Lines: Headline News

The winter of our discontent? Not on New York stages, anyway. Dear Evan Hansen, an Off Broadway hit last season, has been warmly received on the Main Stem, and gives its composers, the lyricists of La La Land, holiday cheer across two mediums. The latest play-to-movie-to-musical, A Bronx Tale, received Bronx cheers from the critics, but solid grosses may help it pick up where the departing Jersey Boys will soon leave off. They can’t all be successes–Diane Lane suffered nobly through a misbegotte...
Tags: Music, New York, Featured, Musicals, Russia, New York City, Theatre, Chicago, Broadway, Cambodia, Daniel Craig, Drake, Lincoln Center, Bronx, Shakespeare, Othello


THE HUMANS to Eat Last Holiday Meal on Broadway This Winter; National Tour on the Horizon!

Producers Scott Rudin and Barry Diller announced today that the most acclaimed, celebrated, and awarded American play in recent memory, The Humans, will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at its third New York home, the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, after its year-long, smash hit run on Broadway and fourteen weeks Off Broadway. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York, Theatre, Broadway, Scott Rudin, Barry Diller, BWW News Desk, Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre


KING LEAR, Starring Glenda Jackson, in Talks for West End and Broadway Transfers

Baz Bamigboye of the UK Daily Mail has reported that producers Sonia Friedman, Bob Bartner and Scott Rudin are perusing both Broadway and West End real estate for a potential transfer of the acclaimed Old Vic production of Shakespeare's 'King Lear' for potential 2017 productions. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, West End, Shakespeare, Scott Rudin, BAZ BAMIGBOYE, Lear, Glenda Jackson, UK Daily Mail, BWW News Desk


New Sondheim Musical BUNUEL to Arrive on Broadway in 2018? Joe Mantello Boards as Director

With producer Scott Rudin on board, Riedel predicts that with favorable reviews, the musical will certainly head to Broadway for a Spring 2018 premiere,just in time for Sondheim's 88th birthday [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Scott Rudin, Riedel, Sondheim, Joe Mantello, BWW News Desk


Stephen Sondheim's New Musical BUNUEL to Arrive on Broadway in 2018?

With producer Scott Rudin on board, Riedel predicts that with favorable reviews, the musical will certainly head to Broadway for a Spring 2018 premiere,just in time for Sondheim's 88th birthday [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Stephen Sondheim, Broadway, Scott Rudin, Riedel, Sondheim, BWW News Desk


Breaking News: Full Cast Announced for Bette Midler-Led HELLO, DOLLY! on Broadway!

Producer Scott Rudin announced that, with the addition to the company of Beanie Feldstein, in the role of 'Minnie Fay,' principal casting is now complete for the upcoming Broadway revival of Michael Stewart book and Jerry Herman's music and lyrics Hello, Dolly, starring the legendary Bette Midler. Directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Tony Award winnerWarren Carlyle, Hello, Dolly will begin performances at Broadway's Shubert Theatre 225 West 44th Street on March...
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Bette Midler, Scott Rudin, Beanie Feldstein, Tony, Jerry Zaks, Dolly, Michael Stewart, BWW News Desk, Jerry Herman



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