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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Smash Stars Krysta Rodriguez and Andy Mientus to Reunite at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Adam Hetrick

The Book of Mormon Tony winner Nikki M. James and upcoming Jagged Little Pill cast member Kathryn Gallagher will also appear.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:41PM

HBO Sets Premiere Date for His Dark Materials, Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ruth Wilson by Adam Hetrick

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child playwright Jack Thorne adapted the Philip Pullman fantasy trilogy for the screen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Bekah Brunstetter’s Miss Lilly Gets Boned Sets West Coast Premiere by Adam Hetrick

Larisa Oleynik leads the cast in the Rogue Machine production in Los Angeles.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:07PM

Hamilton Cast Member Carvens Lissaint to Play the Green Room 42 by Adam Hetrick

Lissaint, who wrapped a run as George Washington in the Broadway production of Hamilton earlier this year, will perform his solo concert Calvary.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:38PM

Everybody Rise: A Resistance Cabaret Will Return to Birdland With Bryan Batt, Jason Robert Brown, and Liz Callaway by Adam Hetrick

Showtunes get a political makeover in the cabaret that returns for four performances this month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:22PM

David Byrne: American Utopia Begins Pre-Broadway Run in Boston September 11 by Adam Hetrick

The theatrical concert reunites the Oscar and Grammy-winning musician with Here Lies Love director Alex Timbers and choreographer Annie-B Parson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:59PM

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre to Stage 101 Dalmatians World Premiere by Adam Hetrick

The season will also include a new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:30AM
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Tony Nominee Justin Vivian Bond to Host 2019 Bessie Awards by Adam Hetrick

The ceremony will feature performances by Tony Award-nominated Once On This Island and Choir Boy choreographer Camille A. Brown & Dancers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:30PM

Judy Kuhn, Alexandra Silber, Steven Skybell Join To Life! Celebrating Sheldon Harnick Concert Gala by Adam Hetrick

The Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning Fiddler on the Roof lyricist is the recipient of the American Songbook Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:49PM

Kara Lindsay, Samantha Massell, and Jelani Remi Join I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been Encore Concert by Adam Hetrick

Alexandra Silber hosts the evening where performers take on the songs from roles that got away.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:35PM

Kara Lindsay, Samantha Massell, and Jelani Remy Join I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been Encore Concert by Adam Hetrick

Alexandra Silber hosts the evening where performers take on the songs from roles that got away.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:35PM

Watch the Music Video for Ben Platt’s New Single ‘Rain’ by Adam Hetrick

The Dear Evan Hansen star's latest single song August 23.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:07PM

Why Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty Wrote ‘Your Daddy’s Son’ for Ragtime by Adam Hetrick

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Audra McDonald shares behind-the-scenes Ragtime history, and Seth serves namaste hands on Will & Grace.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:16PM

Caissie Levy, Andy Mientus, Lesli Margherita to Play San Francisco’s Feinstein’s at the Nikko by Adam Hetrick

The fall season also includes original Tony-winning Les Misérables star Frances Ruffelle and four-time Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:46AM
Monday, September 9, 2019

Peter Nichols, Playwright of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Dies at 92 by Adam Hetrick

The British playwright made his Broadway debut with the dark comedy, which returns to London’s West End this fall.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:10PM

Billy Crudup, Zachary Levi, and Tony Shalhoub to Perform Live-Read of Baseball Novella Pafko at the Wall by Adam Hetrick

Author Don DeLillo is collaborating on the adaptation that will be presented at the 92Y’s Unterberg Poetry Center in October.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:45PM

Joely Fisher to Join Andy Garcia in Key Largo at the Geffen by Adam Hetrick

The new adaptation incorporates elements from the 1948 film noir classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:27AM

Tootsie Stars Santino Fontana, Sarah Stiles, and Lilli Cooper to Perform at Barnes and Noble by Adam Hetrick

Composer-lyricist David Yazbek will join the in-store performance and signing of the show’s original Broadway cast recording at the Upper West Side location.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:10AM
Friday, September 6, 2019

The Skivvies and Broadway Guest Stars Will Strip Down to Save New York City Animals by Adam Hetrick

Nick Adams, Conor Ryan, Kevin Zak, and Jessica Hendy will be joined onstage by adoptable shelter animals in the September 19 concert at The Green Room 42.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:48PM

Olivier Award Winner Janie Dee to Star in European Premiere of The Niceties by Adam Hetrick

A private meeting between an ambitious young black student and her white professor escalates in the Eleanor Burgess play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:05PM

Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol to Play Boston by Adam Hetrick

Charles Dickens’ Christmas ghost story is reset in the Great Smoky Mountains in the new stage musical, featuring an original score by the Grammy Award winner.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:47PM

Derren Brown: Secret Begins Broadway Previews September 6 by Adam Hetrick

The two-time Olivier Award-winning illusionist and mentalist begins a limited Broadway engagement at the Cort Theatre September 6.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:44AM
Thursday, September 5, 2019

Read Reviews for Broadway Revival of Betrayal, Starring Zawe Ashton, Charlie Cox, and Tom Hiddleston by Adam Hetrick

The Harold Pinter play opens September 5 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre following a West End run earlier this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:22PM

Laurie Metcalf, Eric McCormack, Liz Callaway, and Melissa Manchester Join Concert for America Lineup by Adam Hetrick

The benefit event will take place September 21 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:14PM

Rosemary Kuhlmann, Soprano Star of Television Opera Amahl and the Night Visitors, Dies at 97 by Adam Hetrick

Kuhlmann originated the role of Amahl’s mother in the ground-breaking 1951 world premiere broadcast of the Gian Carlo Menotti opera.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:53PM

Full Cast Announced for World Premiere of The Prince of Egypt by Adam Hetrick

Based on the animated film, the new musical begins previews February 5, 2020, at London’s Dominion Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:09AM
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Alex Boniello and Melissa Van Der Schyff to Perform Music of Jack Mitchell at The Green Room 42 by Adam Hetrick

Known for his work on The Story Pirates Podcast, Mitchell makes his debut at the midtown concert venue September 12.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:19PM

Kristin Chenoweth to Play Connecticut’s Ridgefield Playhouse by Adam Hetrick

The Tony Award–winning star of Wicked and Glee will headline the theatre’s fall gala later this month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:16PM

Fra Fee to Join National Theatre Remounting of Translations by Adam Hetrick

Complete casting has been announced for the Ian Rickson–helmed production that returns October 15.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:29AM
Friday, August 30, 2019

Casting Announced for In-the-Round Staging of Rent at Redhouse Arts Center by Adam Hetrick

Artistic Director Hunter Foster and Jennifer Cody co-direct the Jonathan Larson musical that begins performances September 19.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07PM

Tony Nominee Ashley Park Joins Frozen Star Caissie Levy in Concert at London’s Cadogan Hall by Adam Hetrick

Levy has appeared in the West End productions of Ghost the Musical and the 2010 revival of Hair.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:55AM

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