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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Chita Rivera Returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below This Week by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway legend’s six-performance engagement runs through October 16.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:08AM
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The Rocky Horror Skivvies Show Adds Additional Halloween Performance by Adam Hetrick

Nathan Lee Graham, Nick Adams, Michael Cerveris, and Terrence Mann are set for the October 31 concerts.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:23PM

Tituss Burgess and Alice Ripley Set for Living for Today Benefit Concert by Adam Hetrick

This year’s event will support the ACLU, The Matthew Shepard Foundation, The National Women’s Law Center, and HIAS.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:56PM

Drag Pantomime Cinderella to Play West End Holiday Run by Adam Hetrick

U.K. drag sensations Baga Chipz and Sheila Simmonds will star in the all-drag makeover that will play six performances at Trafalgar Studios this December.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:16PM

Jeanine Tesori and Sarah DeLappe Among 2019 MacDowell Fellowship Recipients by Adam Hetrick

The Tony-winning Fun Home composer and playwright of The Wolves are joing 77 additional artists selected for fall residencies at the New Hampshire artists colony.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:22PM

Tony Nominee Lewis J. Stadlen to Lead Rare Indulgence Reading by Adam Hetrick

Playwright Bruce J. Robinson’s culinary-themed play will receive a New York industry reading October 15.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:40AM

Cherry Jones Joins Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield in Tammy Faye Bakker Biopic by Adam Hetrick

The upcoming Fox Searchlight movie is based on the documentary The Eyes of Tammy Faye.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:29AM
Monday, October 7, 2019

Broadway Couple Matt Cavenaugh and Jenny Powers Open Professional Theatre by Adam Hetrick

The Link Theatre Company will open in Cavenaugh’s hometown of Jonesboro, Arkansas, this summer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:46PM

Listen to Jersey Boys Star Michael Longoria Sing ‘I Will Always Love You’ From New Album by Adam Hetrick

Like They Do in the Movies features memorable songs from romantic movies.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:55AM

Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany to Star in The Half-Life of Marie Curie Off-Broadway by Adam Hetrick

Lauren Gunderson’s world-premiere play about the trailblazing female scientist is the latest Audible commission to play the Minetta Lane Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:37AM
Sunday, October 6, 2019

Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz, Starring Ruby Rakos, Max von Essen, and Lesli Margherita, Opens October 6 at Paper Mill by Adam Hetrick

The musical chronicles Judy Garland’s career as a Hollywood child star, incorporating some of her most beloved songs.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:13AM
Friday, October 4, 2019

Michael Jackson Musical Gets New Title Ahead of Broadway Debut by Adam Hetrick

The world-premiere musical about the late pop icon arrives on Broadway next summer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:53PM

Casting Announced for NAMT’s 2019 Festival of New Musicals by Adam Hetrick

Erika Henningsen, Kristolyn Lloyd, Marc de la Cruz, Nick Wyman, and Jason Gotay are among the artists who will appear in the weekend-long event at New World Stages.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:14PM

Read Reviews for ’Master Harold’… and the Boys at the National Theatre by Adam Hetrick

Lucian Msamati stars in the London return of Athol Fugard’s apartheid-set drama that opened October 2.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:11PM

The Broadway Superhero Party to Take Over Feinstein’s/54 Below by Adam Hetrick

Broadway and comic fans will come together November 3 for an evening of pop and musical theatre covers inspired by their favorite superheroes.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:42AM
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Read Reviews for London Revival of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Starring Toby Stephens and Claire Skinner by Adam Hetrick

The London revival of late playwright Peter Nichols’ dark comedy opened October 2 at Trafalgar Studios.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:36PM

Jekyll & Hyde Star Constantine Maroulis to Join Frank Wildhorn at The Green Room 42 by Adam Hetrick

The Rock of Ages Tony nominee starred in the 2013 Broadway return of Wildhorn’s pop favorite Jekyll & Hyde.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:01PM

Annaleigh Ashford to Play Late Night Show at Feinstein’s/54 Below on New Year's Eve by Adam Hetrick

The Tony winner returns to the midtown hot spot following her sold-out New Year’s concert in 2015.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:27PM

Anna Quayle, Tony Award Winner for Stop the World—I Want to Get Off, Dies at 86 by Adam Hetrick

The British actor was best-known for her screen performances in the BBC series Grange Hill and the 1968 musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:36PM

Revamped London Staging of Heathers the Musical to Launch U.K. Tour by Adam Hetrick

Following two successful London engagements, the pop musical based on the 1988 teen cult movie will head out on the road in 2020.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:48AM

Mandy Patinkin, Rachel Bay Jones, and Beth Leavel to Play Feinstein’s at the Nikko by Adam Hetrick

The Tony Award winners join the fall slate at San Francisco’s posh music venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:20AM
Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Casting Announced for Off-Broadway Premiere of Confidence (and The Speech) by Adam Hetrick

Susan Lambert Hatem’s play offers a gender-reversed examination of President Jimmy Carter’s political legacy and his 1979 address to the nation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

Stephanie J. Block, Santino Fontana, Sutton Foster, and Kelli O’Hara Will Play Florida Concerts by Adam Hetrick

The Tony Award winners will appear at the Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale in the coming months.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:52PM

Steven Spielberg Shares Photos From Set as West Side Story Wraps by Adam Hetrick

The remake of the Academy Award–winning musical will premiere in theatres December 18, 2020.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:28PM

Andy Karl Joins Celebrating Stephen Sondheim at 90: His World and His Music at Carnegie Hall by Adam Hetrick

The Oliver Award-winning actor joins Michael Feinstein and Liz Callaway for the October 23 concert.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:20AM
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Read Reviews for The Great Society on Broadway by Adam Hetrick

The second play in Robert Schenkkan’s dramatic take on President Lyndon Baines Johnson opens October 1 at Broadway’s Vivian Beaumont Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:27PM

Nathan Lee Graham, Michael Cerveris, and Terrence Mann Set for The Rocky Horror Skivvies Show by Adam Hetrick

Nick Adams and Lesli Margherita will also appear in the stripped-down Halloween concert of the cult musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:56PM

Katrina Lenk to Headline NY Philharmonic’s Celebrating Sondheim New Year’s Concert by Adam Hetrick

The Tony Award winner will also star in the gender-reversed revival of Company, which arrives on Broadway this spring.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:46PM

Lorna Luft and Conrad John Schuck to Star in White Christmas U.S. Holiday Tour by Adam Hetrick

The Irving Berlin musical will play limited engagements in Chicago and Boston this December.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:03PM

Dramatists Guild Foundation to Honor Ragtime Tony Winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty by Adam Hetrick

The November 4 gala will also honor Concord Theatricals President Sean Patrick Flahaven and TodayTix co-founders Brian Fenty and Merritt Baer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:10PM

Shoshana Bean, Rachel Bloom, and Barrett Foa Set for Ballots Over Broadway Fundraiser by Adam Hetrick

Funds from the Los Angeles concert will support Democratic voter registration efforts ahead of the 2020 presidential election.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:30AM

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