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Monday, April 17, 2023

How to Get Your Own Copy of the Closing Night Phantom of the Opera Broadway Playbill by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical ended its historic, 35-year run at the Majestic Theatre April 16.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM
Friday, March 31, 2023

Stranger Things Musical Parody Stranger Sings! Extends to August; Watch SLee Sing 'Barb's Turn' by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Nick Flatto directs Jonathan Hogue's musical send-up of the Netflix series.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:42AM
Thursday, March 30, 2023

Oliver! at City Center Encores! Finds Its Artful Dodger by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Lear deBessonet will direct the classic Lionel Bart musical, with Lilli Cooper, Raúl Esparza, Tam Mutu, and more leading the cast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM
Tuesday, March 28, 2023

See Who's Joining Ato Blankson-Wood in Free Shakespeare in the Park Hamlet by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Solea Pfeiffer and John Douglas Thompson are among the actors joining the Kenny Leon-helmed summer production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM
Monday, March 27, 2023

Broadway's Upcoming Grey House Completes Casting by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

See who's joining Laurie Metcalf, Tatiana Maslany, and Sophia Anne Caruso in the Main Stem premiere of Levi Holloway's play, directed by Joe Mantello.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:32PM
Thursday, March 23, 2023

Photos: Jagged Little Pill National Tour Hits the Nation's Capitol Building to Protest Anti-Trans Legislation by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

The company of the Alanis Morissette musical is using their platform to raise awareness to this disturbing trend.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24PM
Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Drew Gehling is Dr. Orin Scrivello in Off-Broadway Little Shop of Horrors Beginning March 14 by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

The Waitress and Almost Famous star joins the Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical at the Westside Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Monday, March 13, 2023

Lea Michele Joins Upcoming Ragtime Reunion Concert by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Benefitting the Entertainment Community Fund, the evening will feature Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Peter Friedman, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:04PM

SNL's Alex Moffat, Nehal Joshi, Dana Steingold Join Broadway's The Cottage by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

The new play from Sandy Rustin will star Eric McCormack, Laura Bell Bundy, and Lilli Cooper, with Jason Alexander directing.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:22AM

Broadway's MJ Reveals New Michael Jackson by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Myles Frost also announced his final date in the musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:22AM
Friday, March 10, 2023

See New Production Shots From West End Phantom of the Opera, Now Starring Paige Blankson, Earl Carpenter, and More by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

The long-running Andrew Lloyd Webber musical continues at Her Majesty's Theatre in London.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:45AM
Thursday, March 9, 2023

Signature Theatre Adds a Week of Performances for Sarah Ruhl's Letters From Max Off-Broadway by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Kate Whoriskey directs the world premiere featuring Jessica Hecht, Zane Pais, and Ben Edelman.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:01PM

World Premiere The Outsiders Musical Extends at La Jolla Playhouse by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

The new work features a book by Adam Rapp and music and lyrics by Jamestown Revival and Justin Levine.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:35PM
Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Jessica Chastain-Led A Doll's House Broadway Revival Extends by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Amy Herzog's new adaptation of Ibsen's classic opens at the Hudson Theatre March 9.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:55AM
Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Costumes, Props From Broadway's A Strange Loop, Beetlejuice, The Music Man, More Join Museum of Broadway Collection by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Also coming to the collection are artifacts from Bob Fosse, the original production of Camelot, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:59AM
Monday, March 6, 2023

Get a 1st Look at West End Wicked's New Witches, Lucy St. Louis and Alexia Khadime by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

The international hit is welcoming a mostly new company beginning March 7 at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:57PM

Photos: Go Inside the Rehearsal Room With Ain't Too Proud in London's West End by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

The Tony-nominated musical will begin performances at the Prince Edward Theatre this month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:44PM

Drew Gehling is Off-Broadway Little Shop of Horrors' Next Dentist by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

The Waitress and Almost Famous star will join the Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical later this month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:35PM
Sunday, March 5, 2023

Cat On a Hot Tin Roof Opens Off-Broadway Encore Run March 5 by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Cobra Kai star Courtney Henggeler makes her Off-Broadway debut as Maggie opposite Matt de Rogatis and Alison Fraser.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Photos: Cobra Kai Star Courtney Henggeler Leads Off-Broadway Return of Cat On a Hot Tin Roof by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Matt de Rogatis and Alison Fraser co-star in the Tennessee Williams play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:12PM
Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Photos: Get a 1st Look at Disney's Hercules at Paper Mill Playhouse by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Bradley Gibson goes zero to hero in the title role alongside James Monroe Iglehart, Shuler Hensley, Isabelle McCalla, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:42PM
Friday, February 24, 2023

Cat On a Hot Tin Roof Returns Off-Broadway February 24 by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Cobra Kai star Courtney Henggeler makes her Off-Broadway debut as Maggie opposite Matt de Rogatis and Alison Fraser.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Get a 1st Look at Hercules in Rehearsal at Paper Mill Playhouse by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

James Monroe Iglehart, Bradley Gibson, Shuler Hensley, and Isabelle McCalla are starring in the Disney musical at the Tony-winning New Jersey theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:03PM

Three-Time Olivier Winner Katherine Kingsley Joins West End Noises Off by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

The 40th anniversary revival of the Michael Frayn comedy is playing London's Phoenix Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:40AM
Thursday, February 2, 2023

Watch: Andrew Burnap, Phillipa Soo, Jordan Donica, and Bartlett Sher Talk the Legacy of Camelot by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Get a first look at the cast of Lincoln Center Theater's upcoming Broadway revival in costume as they prepare to star in the Lerner and Loewe musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:59PM
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Ragtime Original Broadway Cast Will Reunite for Entertainment Community Fund Concert in March by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Tony winner Kelli O'Hara will step in for the late Marin Mazzie for the much-anticipated concert of the Ahrens and Flaherty score.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18PM
Friday, January 27, 2023

Eddie Izzard to Give 1-Night-Only Benefit Performance of Great Expectations at The Morgan Library & Museum by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

The special event will celebrate the birthdays of both Izzard and Great Expectations writer Charles Dickens.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:39AM
Thursday, January 26, 2023

To Kill a Mockingbird Sets West End Closing by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Matthew Modine currently leads the cast as Atticus Finch at the Gielgud Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:31AM
Friday, January 20, 2023

When You're Good to Mama: Get a 1st Look at Jinkx Monsoon, James T. Lane, and More in Chicago by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

The two-time RuPaul's Drag Race winner made her Broadway debut in the long-running Kander and Ebb revival January 16.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:09PM

Broadway Chicago Star Jinkx Monsoon's Origin Story Is… Well, Chicago by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

The two-time RuPaul's Drag Race winner stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyers to explain how her Broadway debut fits into her story of becoming a drag queen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:55PM
Thursday, January 19, 2023

Get a 1st Listen to 'Better' and 'Anagram' From Kimberly Akimbo's Upcoming Broadway Cast Album by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Victoria Clark and Justin Cooley head the cast of the new musical from David Lindsay-Abaire and Jeanine Tesori.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:17PM

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