Costume Designer Bob Mackie to Receive Documentary Treatment

Hollywood Reporter Bob Mackie is having a moment. At the CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, the legendary costume designer will receive a lifetime achievement award. Four days later, he will appear at the 73rd Tony Awards as the frontrunner in the best costume design of a musical race for his masterly work creating a stage wardrobe […]

2019 Tony Award Nominees

TV News Desk Source: Tony Awards Tony-winner Bebe Neuwirth and Tony-nominee Brandon Victor Dixon announced the 2019 Tony Award nominees. Hadestown leads with the most nominations. The 73rd Annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live on June 9th at 8/7c on CBS, hosted by James Corden, and presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. […]

Cher on Musical: ‘Needs Work”

  Cher thinks a Broadway musical based on her life “needs work”. The ‘Believe’ hitmaker spent time in Chicago last week to check out preview performances of ‘The Cher Show’ before it relocates to New York and though she was impressed by a lot of what she saw, she’s asked the production team to make […]

“The Cher Show” Broadway Ticket Presale

    Tickets for the Broadway production of the new musical The Cher Show are on sale exclusively for American Express Card Members. American Express Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Wednesday, June 6 at 10am EST through Wednesday, June 13 at 9:59am EST by visiting or calling 877-250-2929. Beginning […]

2018 Tony Award Nominations—’Mean Girls’ and ‘SpongeBob SquarePants Lead

      Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   The nominations are in.  Tony-winner Leslie Odom, Jr. and Waitress star Katharine McPhee, announced the 2018 Tony Award nominees. Mean Girls and Spongebob Squarepants Broadway lead with the most nominations. The 72nd Annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live on June 10th at […]

Kreskin Bows On Broadway

    G.H. Harding Last night, the 83-year old Amazing Kreskin bowed at the Lion’s Theatre on Broadway Way and was simply spectacular. I first saw the mentalist on Johnny Carson eons back and the thing that caught my eye was him leading an audience member about with a white handkerchief. Sure enough, he did […]

“Beautiful – The Carole King Musical” Returning To Chicago

    Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook   Via official press release Returning to Chicago for an exclusive eight week engagement, Broadway in Chicago has brought back Beautiful – The Carole King Musical just in time for Santa’s annual wish granting. The perfect Baby Boomer musical is intentionally staged during the gift giving season. You will want […]

“Rockers On Broadway”: Legends Live On!—Honoring Tom Viola For Lifetime Achievement Announces Final Cast of Performers

    New York, NY (October 25, 2017) – The Path Fund Inc.® is pleased to announce the final list of performers that will appear at the 24th Annual ROCKERS ON BROADWAY: LEGENDS LIVE ON! on Monday, November 13, 2017 at Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street) at 8 p.m. ROCKERS ON BROADWAY, the original Broadway rock concert series, […]

The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz to Entertain the Masses as Headliner of the 18th Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square

    Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook   New York, NY – October 12, 2017 – The Lincoln Square Business Improvement District (BID) is proud to announce that Micky Dolenz, best known as the lead singer of the famed 1960’s pop/rock band The Monkees, will headline the main stage at Dante Park (Broadway and 63rd […]

Springsteen on Broadway’ Just Smashed ‘Hamilton”s Box Office Record

    Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook   Displayed with permission from In its first week on Broadway, Bruce Springsteen‘s one-man show “Springsteen on Broadway” instantly smashed box office records, according to data released Tuesday by The Broadway League. The sold-out show grossed $2,332,108 for the week ending Oct. 8. Technically that […]

Cher Musical Headed For Broadway

    Cher says that a musical based on her life will hit Broadway next year.  She tweeted out the news on Tuesday night. “Just got off phone w/Writer & Director of musical. There Will [be] performance in THEATRE WITH ACTORS,DANCERS,SINGERS!! IT’ll [be] ON BROADWAY 2018.” The show will be called Cher:  The Musical. Shop […]

Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill Musical to Debut at American Repertory Theater in 2018

  The new musical Jagged Little Pill based on the hit Alanis Morissette album will make its world premiere at American Repertory Theater. The musical with a book by Oscar winner Diablo Cody (Juno) and directed by Tony winner and A.R.T. artistic director Diane Paulus (Waitress) will bow in May 2018 at the Cambridge, Massachusetts theater. Jagged […]

In The Glorious Corner: NYC’s Annual Broadway Bee, Harry Styles on ‘The Today Show’, Meatloaf’s ‘Bat Out of Hell” Reissue and More!

    G.H. Harding  MONDAY’s BEE WITH A WEBBER WIN — Erin Glass and her Broadway Bound Kids ran their second annual Broadway Bee this past Monday night at Le Poisson Rouge in Lower-Manhattan. MC’d by The 25thAnnual Putnam County Spelling Bee creators Rebecca Feldman and Jay Reiss, they corralled a bevy of Broadway stars, […]

The 2017 Tony Award Nominations Are In!

      Nominations for the 2017 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards® Presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing  Best Play A Doll’s House, Part 2 Author: Lucas Hnath Producers: Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, Barry Diller, Universal Stage Productions, The John Gore Organization, James L. Nederlander, Ambassador Theatre Group, Peter May, Seth […]

‘Come From Away,’ A Feel-Good 9/11 Musical

  Displayed with permission from Newsweek There have been some plays about the September 11 attacks—two of the more high-profile ones are Anne Nelson’s The Guys and Neil LaBute’s The Mercy Seat—but Come From Away, which opens at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on Sunday, March 12, is the first Broadway musical to deal with the attacks and their aftermath. […]

George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Is Coming to Broadway

        Love chocolate? Discover all you can do with Dove Chocolate. SHOP NOW! The Sunday after Donald Trump was inaugurated, Kellyanne Conway said on Meet the Press that Press Secretary Sean Spicer was using “alternative facts” to describe the size of the crowd that showed up to watch their boss take the oath […]

J.J. Abrams Brings U.K. Hit Comedy to Broadway

Displayed with permission from Newsweek   One of Hollywood’s biggest filmmakers, J.J. Abrams, is to make his theater debut by bringing a popular West End show to Broadway. The Play That Goes Wrong, an unlikely success story from Britain’s Mischief Theatre Company, will debut at the Lyceum Theatre in Manhattan in March 2017. Abrams, who will co-produce […]

In The Glorious Corner Today: David Cassidy, Debbie Gibson, Vanilla Fudge, On Broadway and More!

  G.H. Harding  — He recently revealed that he has had five eye surgeries. And last Saturday night, David Cassidy did not take kindly to a fan who shined a cellphone camera light in his face.  During his concert at the Hudson Valley Theater in New York, the former Partridge Family star became angry and demanded security eject a concert […]