Josh Groban will play Pierre in "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812," a musical by Dave Malloy that dramatizes a 70-page melodrama at the center of "War and Peace." The musical debuts in 2016.
Forest Whitaker will make his Broadway debut in spring 2016 as a drunken, small time hustler in a revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Hughie." The Academy Award and Golden Globe winner will play Erie, who tells his tale to a sympathetic soul in a rundown hotel lobby.
Wayne Brady is headed to Broadway. Producers of the hit musical "Kinky Boots" said Brady will step into the high heels of the cross-dressing Lola starting Nov. 21, 2015. It is his first return to Broadway since he made his debut in 2004 in "Chicago."
Rumer Willis makes her Broadway debut in August 2015 in "Chicago," playing Roxie Hart. Set in the 1920s, "Chicago" is a scathing satire of how show business and the media make celebrities out of criminals.
Judith Light will co-star with Keira Knightley in "Therese Raquin," a stage adaptation of the Emile Zola novel. It will be directed by Evan Cabnet and begin previews on Oct. 1, 2015.
Taye Diggs is spending summer of 2015 on Broadway. The "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" star will take over the title role in Broadway's "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" starting July 22, 2015. The production has also starred Neil Patrick Harris, Andrew Rannells, Michael C. Hall and Darren Criss.
Larry David will hand over his starring role on Broadway to an old "Seinfeld" pal -- Jason Alexander. Producers announced that Alexander, who played George Costanza on the hit show, will replace David as Norman Drexel in "Fish in the Dark" beginning June 9, 2015. David wrote the comedy, which is running at the Cort Theatre.
Singer Brandy makes her Broadway debut in April 2015 as Roxie Hart in "Chicago."
Bruce Willis will make his Broadway debut in a theater adaptation of Stephen King's novel "Misery." The "Die Hard" star will appear opposite Elizabeth Marvel in the story of a murderous fan united with her beloved romance novelist.
Clive Owen will make his Broadway debut in "Old Times" by Harold Pinter. Roundabout Theatre Company said Owen will star in the "unsettling drama of desire and blurred realities" starting Sept. 17, 2015, at one of its Broadway theaters. Douglas Hodge will direct.
Darren Criss is returning to Broadway in the title role in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." The "Glee" actor step into the role of the East German transgender glam-rocker on April 29, 2015. Criss made his Broadway debut in 2012 in "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying." He assumed the role from Daniel Radcliffe.
George Takei's personal and heartfelt show about Japanese-Americans imprisoned during World War II has found a spot on the Great White Way this fall with him in a starring role. "Allegiance," a multigenerational tale with two love stories that's framed by a Japanese-American war veteran looking back on his family's time in a Wyoming camp, is set to begin previews on Oct. 6, 2015, at a Shubert Theatre still to be announced.