The Museum of Broadway Will Celebrate Its One Year Anniversary on November 15th; Will Offer $1 Tickets!

“The Museum of Broadway announced that celebration of its upcoming one year anniversary, $1 tickets for admission on the museum’s birthday, Wednesday, November 15th, are available for purchase now on a first-come, first-serve basis at The Museum of Broadway is also now accepting single and group ticket sales through June 30, 2024 due to popular demand (prices begin at $25.)

The museum opened its doors on November 15, 2022, to reveal 26,000 sq. ft. across three floors where over 500 productions from the 1700s-present are celebrated.  To add to its visual allure and grandeur from the outside looking in, The Museum of Broadway will unveil two windows designed exclusively for The Museum of Broadway by the Fashion Institute of Technology on Wednesday, November 15.  The windows will bring to life the museum’s milestone birthday celebration and toast to the magic and music of Broadway this holiday season.

The Museum of Broadway was created with the intention to take guests through the timeline of Broadway from its birth to present day, highlighting theater’s most socially progressive moments and pioneers, and some of the most beloved plays and musicals of all time one immersive experience and one-of-a-kind installation at a time.  From the upcoming opening of the SIX: THE ROYAL GALLERY special exhibit (on-view November 6 through February 6) to exclusive new costume reveals and merchandise drops, The Museum of Broadway has something for all fans of all ages.  In addition to the $1 ticket admission, the Museum of Broadway’s one year anniversary will feature special event programming, surprise musical guests, a ceremony for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the philanthropic heart of Broadway, and so much more from morning until night.

The $1 ticket is available exclusively to the public for admission on November 15th, 2023, from 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM (last entry 90 minutes prior to close).  Entrance to the SIX: THE ROYAL GALLERY special exhibit is included in any ticket purchased to the Museum of Broadway.” – BroadwayWorld

The Heart of Rock and Roll, Choreographed by Lorin Latarro, Will Open on Broadway Spring 2024!

The Heart of Rock and Roll, a new musical inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and The News, will open on Broadway at the James Earl Jones Theatre in spring 2024. Previews for the production will begin March 29, 2024, with opening night set for April 22. The musical previously enjoyed an industry workshop in July, following a 2018 production at San Diego’s Old Globe. The production will again be directed by Gordon Greenberg, who has been attached for the entirety of the musical’s public development… with choreography by Lorin Latarro.” – Playbill

Frank DiLella Wins Three 2023 New York Emmy Awards!

ON STAGE host Frank DiLella picked up 3 New York Emmy Awards on Saturday night.  

1) An award for his feature on Gaelynn Lee – the composer of the recent Broadway revival of “Macbeth” in the category DIVERSITY/EQUITY/INCLUSION – SHORT FORM CONTENT. 

2) An award for hosting Spectrum News NY1’s Gay Pride Special – “NY1 Celebrates Pride: The New Generation” in the category DIVERSITY/EQUITY/INCLUSION – LONG FORM CONTENT


The Who’s Tommy, Choreographed by Lorin Latarro, Transfers to Broadway in 2024!

“The acclaimed Chicago production of The Who’s Tommy directed by Des McAnuff is heading to Broadway.

The newly reimagined production, produced by Stephen Gabriel and Ira Pittelman, will begin previews March 8, 2024, at the Nederlander Theatre, with an opening night set for March 28.

After its opening in June at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre, the revival won nine of the city’s Joseph Jefferson “Jeff” Awards and became the highest grossing production in the Goodman’s history. The Chicago engagement ran from June 13 to August 6.

The new production’s creative team includes choreographer Lorin Latarro (Into the Woods)… “Being asked to join the creative team of Tommy is a dream come true,” said choreographer Latarro. “It’s the OG rock musical. Des and Pete are visionaries.” She added that she is “focused on creating a contemporary movement vocabulary that feels like it could be from any era. I am interested in pushing story inside the dances, and still building to dance breaks that have high velocity.” – Deadline

Sara Mearns Launches Partnership with Apolla Performance Socks!

Sara Mearns Collaborates with Apolla Performance Wear, Announced by The Cooper Company

[NEW YORK, October 26th] – The Cooper Company, proud representatives of internationally acclaimed ballet dancer Sara Mearns, is thrilled to announce her latest collaboration with Apolla Performance Wear. This partnership brings together Sara’s enduring passion for dance and wellness with Apolla’s mission to provide top-tier, innovative footwear for performers.

Sara Mearns, renowned for her iconic roles and advocacy for mental wellness, will serve as an ambassador for Apolla’s state-of-the-art “Shocks”. This aligns perfectly with both Sara’s and Apolla’s vision to promote holistic well-being in the dance community and beyond.

“Sara’s dedication to mental health and her unparalleled expertise in dance makes this collaboration with Apolla an exciting venture. We’re looking forward to witnessing the inspiring synergy between Sara and Apolla in championing wellness for all dancers,” says a spokesperson from The Cooper Company.

The collaboration promises engaging content, empowering messages, and a redefinition of dance footwear’s role in promoting overall health. Stay tuned to The Cooper Company’s social media pages for exclusive updates on this dynamic partnership.

About The Cooper Company
The Cooper Company stands at the nexus of talent representation, seamlessly blending the worlds of dance, film, television, and theatre. With an esteemed clientele like Sara Mearns, the agency continues to make waves in the arts sector.

About Apolla Performance Wear
Apolla Performance Wear isn’t just another sock brand; they’re the future of foot support and protection in the dance world. Merging innovative technology with unparalleled comfort, Apolla’s “Shocks” stand as a testament to their dedication to enhancing dancers’ performance and ensuring holistic wellness. Apolla is a company made by dancers FOR dancers and is committed to helping dancers dance longer and dance stronger.  

To learn more about Apolla and Sara’s Partnership, click here!

The Museum of Broadway Announces New Special Exhibit on SIX THE MUSICAL!

The Museum of Broadway announced today its newest special exhibit celebrating Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss’s Tony Award®-winning global smash hit Broadway musical, SIX. The exhibit, SIX: THE ROYAL GALLERYcreated exclusively for the Museum of Broadway, invites fans to experience five hundred years of history overthrone through SIX’s boldly revisionist narrative while enjoying Tony Award®-winning costumes and set installations, fan art, listening stations (the only cast recording ever made on a Broadway opening night), and one-of-a-kind photo ops, including the chance to sit on the SIX throne (the only place you can sit in the SIX Royal throne and take a selfie.) It’s a unique opportunity to be immersed in the art and fun of SIX! “We are thrilled to celebrate the global sensation of SIX at The Museum of Broadway,” said Julie Boardman and Diane Nicoletti, Co-Founders, The Museum of Broadway. “We are losing-our-heads excited to showcase this history-making show and bring its unapologetic celebration of female empowerment to life through this exhibit.”

The SIX: THE ROYAL GALLERY exhibit will open to the public on November 6th, 2023. Entrance to the special exhibit is included in any ticket purchased to the Museum of Broadway.

Lorin Latarro to Choreograph Encores! Production of Once Upon a Mattress at New York City Center!

“New York City Center Encores! has revealed a starry lineup for their upcoming season. Joining the previously announced Sutton Foster as Princess Winifred in Once Upon a Mattress (running January 24–February 4, 2024) will be Michael Urie as Prince Dauntless. Joining Encores! Artistic Director Lear deBessonet’s creative team are choreographer Lorin Latarro and music director Mary-Mitchell Campbell. The upcoming staging will feature a new concert adaptation by Amy Sherman-Palladino.” – Playbill

Lorin Latarro Wins JEFF AWARD for Best Choreography for The Who’s Tommy!

“The 2023 Equity Jeff Awards ceremony at Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook was the center of the local theater universe on Monday night as the annual gala recognized excellence in Chicago’s Equity theater productions. The Goodman Theatre led the pack, receiving 12 awards by night’s end. The theater’s critically acclaimed revamp of “The Who’s Tommy” earned nine awards, including best production of a musical (large theater), Des McAnuff for best direction of a musical (large), Ali Louis Bourzgui for best performer in a principal role, and Lorin Latarro for best choreography.” – Chicago Sun Times

Dell Howlett Choreographed World Premiere of Billy Strayhorn: Something to Live For at the Pittsburgh Public Theatre!

“In a full-circle, overdue moment, the words “Hi, I’m Billy Strayhorn,” are at last being said on a Pittsburgh stage. Conjuring the late jazz genius is Darius de Haas, kicking off a tour-de-force performance and immediately opening the floodgates of song, dance and history in the exuberant, celebratory Billy Strayhorn: Something to Live For... The dance breaks between scenes, or as integral to the musical moment, feature performers… sparking to the fluidity and beauty of choreography by Dell Howlett.” – OnStage Pittsburgh