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Friday, May 7, 2021

Long-Running Revival of Chicago Will Reopen on Broadway in September by Andrew Gans

Directed by Walter Bobbie and choreographed by the late Ann Reinking, the musical is the second longest-running production in Broadway history.

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Thursday, May 6, 2021

The Drama League Names 2021–2022 Directing Fellowship and Residency Recipients by Andrew Gans

Recipients will be given financial and career development support, production opportunities at theatres across the country, and more.

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Gavin Creel and Aaron Tveit Will Reunite at MCC's Miscast21 for New Duet by Andrew Gans

Watch the two perform Rent's “Take Me or Leave Me” from the 2016 Miscast gala.

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Broadway Couple Patti Murin and Colin Donnell, More, Celebrate Moms on Stars in the House May 6 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Matilda the Musical Will Reopen in London's West End This Fall by Andrew Gans

The Olivier-winning musical will resume performances at the Cambridge Theatre in September.

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Waiting for Godot, Starring Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo, Streams May 6 by Andrew Gans

Directed by Scott Elliott, the virtual production is the first presented by The New Group Off Stage.

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Sydney Chatman and Winsome Pinnock Named Inaugural Recipients of Golden & Ruth Harris Commission by Andrew Gans

Each playwright will receive a $50,000 commission for a new theatrical work.

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Stars in the House Welcomes Bob Newhart, Julia Duffy, Peter Bonerz, More May 5 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Checking In With… Tony Winner Beth Leavel, Star of The Drowsy Chaperone, The Prom, Mamma Mia!, More by Andrew Gans

Leavel will be part of the virtual concert Broadway by the Year: The Kander & Ebb Years, streaming May 10.

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

In the News: Lea Salonga, David Henry Hwang Named to API Impactful Leaders List, Rock-Baroque Hybrid My Cyrano to Play NYC by Andrew Gans

Plus: Watch schoolchildren take on the Disney musical Frozen in a trailer for the new documentary Curtain Up!.

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Cast Complete for London's Les Misérables Concert, Resuming West End Performances in May by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement will continue through September, with a full production of the international hit to follow.

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Becca Concert, Honoring Late Rebecca Luker, Streams May 4 by Andrew Gans

The evening, featuring Kristin Chenoweth, Kelli O'Hara, Norm Lewis, Judy Kuhn, and more, benefits ALS research.

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Monday, May 3, 2021

In the News: Donja R. Love Wins Terrence McNally Award, Rosalie Craig Joins 1899 on Netflix, More by Andrew Gans

Plus: Andrea Miller will create a live performance installation for Lincoln Center's outdoor performing arts center, Restart Stages.

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The Niceties, Starring Lisa Banes and Jordan Boatman, Will Stream for Free by Andrew Gans

Kimberly Senior directs Eleanor Burgess' virtual adaptation for Manhattan Theatre Club.

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Baayork Lee, Angel Desai, Shoba Narayan, More Set for Live & In Color Forums Celebrating Asian Artists and Activists by Andrew Gans

The forums are presented in recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

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Andrea Marcovicci Celebrates Mother's Day With Free Concert Benefiting The Actors Fund by Andrew Gans

Spring Song features the work of Frank Loesser, Johnny Mercer, and more.

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Sunday, May 2, 2021

2021 Lucille Lortel Awards, Honoring Off-Broadway Excellence, Stream May 2 by Andrew Gans

The pre-taped special benefits The Actors Fund.

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Saturday, May 1, 2021

Stars in the House Reunites Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella Cast, Including Santino Fontana and Laura Osnes, May 1 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Friday, April 30, 2021

The Secret Garden Workshop, With Clifton Duncan, Sierra Boggess, Drew Gehling, Will Stream by Andrew Gans

Benefiting The Dramatists Guild Foundation and The Actors Fund, the stream of the 2018 workshop is dedicated to Rebecca Luker, the musical's original Lily.

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Stars in the House Reunites The Mystery of Edwin Drood Cast, Including Betty Buckley, Howard McGillin, Judy Kuhn, April 30 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Courtney Stapleton and Emmanuel Kojo Will Star in U.K. and Ireland Tour of Beauty and the Beast by Andrew Gans

The production, which launches in August, will also feature Tony nominee Gavin Lee as Lumiere.

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Thursday, April 29, 2021

Nikki Renée Daniels, Tony Yazbeck, Kate Baldwin, More Set for Symphony Space's 2021 Gala by Andrew Gans

Artists will perform live at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater, while audiences will attend virtually.

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Checking In With… The Office! A Musical Parody's Devina Sabnis by Andrew Gans

The actor is currently making her Off-Broadway debut in the production, one of the first to play to live audiences.

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Stars in the House Celebrates Rebecca Luker April 29 With Danny Burstein, Howard McGillin, Laura Benanti, Sally Wilfert by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Stage & Screen Auction Raises Over $138,000 for The Actors Fund by Andrew Gans

The April 28 auction featured memorabilia from Christine Baranski, Carol Burnett, Hamilton, The Phantom of the Opera, and more.

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Sharifa Yasmin Named Recipient of Inaugural Barbara Whitman Award by Andrew Gans

The award recognizes female, trans, and non-binary early-career directors.

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Allen René Louis Will Succeed Michael McElroy as Artistic Director of Broadway Inspirational Voices by Andrew Gans

Tony honoree McElroy, who founded BIV in 1994 in response to the AIDS epidemic, is stepping down after 27 years.

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Broadway Producers Join Forces for The Theatre Leadership Project by Andrew Gans

The nonprofit, in partnership with Black Theatre Coalition and the Prince Fellowship, will provide resources to programs that seek to diversify commercial theatre leadership.

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Carol Burnett, Audra McDonald, Lea Salonga, More Will Be Part of 2nd Virtual Edition of Broadway Barks by Andrew Gans

The 23rd installment of the annual pet adoption event, founded by Bernadette Peters and the late Mary Tyler Moore, will stream in May.

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London Production of Hamilton Sets Summer Reopening by Andrew Gans

The Olivier-winning musical will return to the Victoria Palace Theatre.

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Florence Welch, Martyna Majok, Thomas Bartlett Writing The Great Gatsby Musical by Andrew Gans

Rebecca Frecknall will direct the Broadway-aimed production.

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Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre