THE SHOW “Significant Other”

THE DEAL “Significant Other,” Joshua Harmon’s comedic drama about a lonely 20-something gay male who stands by as his three gal pals get married and desert him, which premiered Off-Broadway last summer, will transfer to Broadway in February. The producers intend to reunite the original cast, which included Gideon Glick (“Spring Awakening”), Barbara Barrie and Lindsay Mendez.

THE SHOW “Falsettos”

THE DEAL Brandon Uranowitz, who won a Tony nomination as the loner narrating pianist of “An American in Paris,” will play the quirky psychiatrist Mendel in the upcoming Broadway revival of William Finn’s “Falsettos,” joining the previously announced Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells and Stephanie J. Block. Also new to the cast are Betsy Wolfe (“Bullets Over Broadway”) and Tracie Thoms (“Rent”).

THE SHOW “Reasons to Be Pretty Happy”

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THE DEAL On Sept. 11 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, Paul Rudd will lead MCC Theater’s benefit reading of “Reasons to Be Pretty Happy,” a new play by Neil LaBute that concludes a trilogy. Rudd starred in the film adaptation of “The Shape of Things,” LaBute’s best-known play.

WHAT WTC performing arts center

THE DEAL The long-delayed plan to build a performing arts complex at the rebuilt World Trade Center site got a major boost recently with the announcement that billionaire Ronald O. Perelman has donated $75 million toward the goal. Scheduled to open in 2020, the venue will have three performance spaces and produce works that span the genres of theater, dance, music and film.