Real Estate: Ivo van Hove's National Theatre staging of "Network" starring Bryan Cranston has switched from the Cort Theatre to the Belasco; Tatiana Maslany ("Mary Page Marlowe") joins the cast; and acclaimed author and playwright Taylor Mac will debut on Broadway this spring with "Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus" starring Nathan Lane and Andrea Martin at the Booth Theatre
Development: a revival of 1997 Best Musical Tony winner "Titanic" may be headed to Broadway next season under the helm of director Eric Schaeffer (check out video of the Signature production); a new revival of "Pal Joey" directed by Tony Goldwyn may also be in the works; a musical adaption of "The Rivals" is Broadway-aimed; and Ahrens and Flaherty's "Little Dancer" has been renamed "Marie" - it will play Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre this spring with potential eyes on Broadway
Awards: despite Les Moonves' departure from CBS (good riddance!), the Tony Awards telecast will remain on the network through 2026 (at least). The 2018 Theatre Hall of Fame inductees are actors Rene Auberjonais, Christine Baranski, and Cicely Tyson; playwrights María Irene Fornés, David Henry Hwang, and Adrienne Kennedy; director Joe Mantello; and, posthumously, producer James Houghton
Read: ever wonder what it takes to be a Broadway replacement? Check out this profile of Jennifer Simard stepping into Critic's Pick! "Mean Girls"; also, here are 72 plays and musicals to see, according to the New York Times
RIP: "Theater Talk", a beloved public access TV show about New York theatre, is officially gone after 25 seasons; and last week three time Tony nominee, and Broadway legend, Marin Mazzie passed away at age 57 after a brave public battle with ovarian cancer; six Broadway theatres will dim their lights on Wednesday. I call bullshit. Selective dimming is offensive. Broadway is one community - dim all or none. Many agree and have started a #DimThemAll campaign on Twitter.