1. Tony Awards Broadway's Biggest Night Is On!
The 74th Annual Tony Awards
will return on September 26 with a hybrid model that includes streaming the award ceremony on Paramount+ followed by a presentation on CBS featuring performances and the final three categories of Best Musical, Best Play and Best Revival of a Play.
2. Broadway is coming back!
Tony Award-winning musical Hadestown will help usher Broadway back in New York City followed soon after by juggernauts like Hamilton, Wicked, The Lion King and Chicago. With so many shows announcing openings throughout the fall, it may be hard to keep track – but Broadway.com has you covered on their updated Complete Guide back to Broadway!
3. So are national tours! (Which you already knew!)
Wicked will be the first national tour back out on the road (the Fox Cities P.A.C. is its 4th stop!) and we couldn’t be more excited! Join us for the best of touring Broadway by becoming a Season Ticket Holder at foxcities.broadway.com
4. Amazon Prime will be home for new movie musicals
The film adaptation for the Olivier-nominated musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie
will now premiere globally on Amazon Prime Video on September 17. Originally announced to release in theaters on October 23, 2020 by 20th Century Studios, the film saw several delays due to COVID-19.
The new Cinderella movie musical
will be available to audiences on Amazon Prime. Deadline reports that Amazon Studios is closing a deal to acquire worldwide rights to the Cinderella film remake from Sony Pictures. The move is expected to be released later this year.
5. These film trailers will have you tapping your toes!
Let the sun come streaming in because the first trailer for the Dear Evan Hansen movie
is here! Ben Platt reprises his Tony-winning turn as Evan Hansen alongside a starry cast that includes Julianne Moore as Heidi Hansen, Amy Adams as Cynthia Murphy, Danny Pino as Larry Murphy, and more. The film, directed by Stephen Chbosky, will hit movie theaters on September 24.
Jennifer Hudson also stuns in the trailer
for the Aretha Franklin biopic Respect
. Tony nominee Liesl Tommy directed the film. which is set to arrive in theaters on August 13.