December 26, 2019 at 7:54 am #1203250444
The Office! A Musical Parody has canceled its closing notice for January 13 and will instead continue for an open-ended run. http://www.playbill.com/article/the-office-a-musical-parody-cancels-closing-noticeJanuary 9, 2020 at 3:55 pm #1203272924
The West End production of School of Rock will play its final performance on March 1st.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/SCHOOL-OF-ROCK-West-End-To-Close-This-March-20200109January 22, 2020 at 7:48 am #1203298568
Oklahoma! and Slave Play both earned their highest weekly grosses in their final week. http://www.playbill.com/article/grosses-analysis-oklahoma-and-slave-play-end-broadway-runs-with-a-bangJanuary 23, 2020 at 12:23 pm #1203300616
Mean Girls, which opened on Broadway in spring 2018, has finally recouped its investment. The show also announced that a film adaptation of the musical is in the works at Paramount and that the producers are in talks to take the stage show to London.January 23, 2020 at 4:59 pm #1203301503
We’ll see how far a movie musical adaptation ends up going. Movies get announced all the time, but that doesn’t mean they’ll actually be happening, all it means is that they’re at least in the works. Though if a Mean Girls movie musical adaptation ends up coming to fruition, only time will tell if it’ll be a success like 2007’s Hairspray or a flop like 2005’s The Producers.February 18, 2020 at 5:24 pm #1203351240
American Utopia set a house record for the Hudson Theatre in its final week with grosses of $1,431,543. http://www.playbill.com/article/grosses-analysis-american-utopia-finishes-on-a-high-note-sets-new-house-recordFebruary 20, 2020 at 4:36 pm #1203354348
Due to consistently low grosses week by week, the Broadway production of The Inheritance will play its final performance on March 15th.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/20/theater/inheritance-broadway-closing.html?referringSource=articleShareFebruary 20, 2020 at 5:07 pm #1203354370
It’ll be interesting to see how well it does in the Tony nominations because of this.February 20, 2020 at 5:50 pm #1203354415
It is easier for closed shows to be nominated because its the nominating committee that sees every single new Broadway production throughout the season.March 13, 2020 at 6:45 am #1203380141
In his two latest columns for the New York Post, Michael Riedel reports what impact the coronavirus may have on a number of the currently running Broadway productions.March 27, 2020 at 12:28 pm #1203397298
The West End production of Waitress has been forced to close down permanently due to the coronavirus.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/WAITRESS-in-London-to-Close-Permanently-20200327April 8, 2020 at 8:22 am #1203415604
As a result of the current Broadway shutdown extending, Beetlejuice will not reopen at the Winter Garden Theatre when performances eventually resume.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/With-Closure-Official-BEETLEJUICE-Considering-Future-Production-Plans-Tour-20200408May 5, 2020 at 5:57 am #1203464127
The shutdown of performances in London’s West End has extended through June 28th.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/West-End-Theatres-Extend-Closure-Through-June-28-20200505June 3, 2020 at 12:18 pm #1203514719
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