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Tuesday, May 14, 2024

West End Mrs. Doubtfire Welcomes New Cast Members May 14 by Logan Culwell-Block

Gabriel Vick is continuing his performance as Daniel Hillard as the London run of the musical enters its second year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Monday, May 13, 2024

Watch: Go Behind the Scenes of Upcoming Wicked Movies, Including Glimpses of Musical Numbers by Logan Culwell-Block

This newly released featurette offers the most comprehensive look yet at the stage-to-screen adaptation, hitting theatres this Thanksgiving.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:24PM

George Clooney Will Star in Broadway Adaptation of Good Night, and Good Luck by Logan Culwell-Block

Clooney and Grant Heslov have adapted their 2005 film for the stage, to be directed by David Cromer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:12PM

Stephen DeRosa, Greg Hildreth, More Join Upcoming World Premiere Stephen Schwartz Musical The Queen of Versailles by Logan Culwell-Block

Kristin Chenoweth, Melody Butiu, and Nina White will lead the Boston premiere of the new musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM

Watch: Tony Nominee Eden Espinosa Sings 'Woman Is' Onstage in Lempicka by Logan Culwell-Block

The new musical is running at Broadway's Longacre Theatre through May 19.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

Stereophonic Leads 2024 Outer Critics Circle Awards, Wins Best Play; See the Full List of Winners by Logan Culwell-Block

Winners will be recognized at a May 23 ceremony at Lincoln Center.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:36AM

Francesca Amewudah-Rivers, Tom Holland-Led West End Romeo & Juliet Begins May 13 by Logan Culwell-Block

Jamie Lloyd is directing the new revival of the classic Shakespeare tragedy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Sunday, May 12, 2024

Cole Escola's Oh, Mary! Completes Extended Off-Broadway Run May 12; Broadway's Next by Logan Culwell-Block

Escola stars opposite Conrad Ricamora, and both will transfer with the campy comedy to Broadway's Lyceum in June.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36AM

Gods and Monsters Opens World Premiere Chicago Run May 12 by Logan Culwell-Block

Paul Oakley Stovall and Tom Mullen bring a version of Frankenstein screen director James Whale's life to the stage that puts more focus on race.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36AM
Friday, May 10, 2024

Matthew López to Pen Screen Sequel to Red, White & Royal Blue by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-winning playwright is working on a follow-up to the queer rom-com for Amazon.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36AM

Marvin Hamlisch: Love Is Never Gone Gets Staged Reading May 10 by Logan Culwell-Block

James Horan conceived and developed the work, described as "a musical biography."

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM

Karen Akers Sets Birdland Jazz Return by Logan Culwell-Block

The Nine and Grand Hotel original cast member will offer an encore performance of her cabaret evening Water Under the Bridge.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM

Watch: Tony Nominees Eden Espinosa and Amber Iman Sing 'Speed' From Lempicka by Logan Culwell-Block

The new musical is running at Broadway's Longacre Theatre through May 19.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM
Thursday, May 9, 2024

The Outsiders, The Who's Tommy, More to Give Special Benefit Performances for the Entertainment Community Fund by Logan Culwell-Block

The special performances are part of the Fund's Producer's Picks benefit performance program.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:42PM

Nathan Lane to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 2024 Drama Desk Awards by Logan Culwell-Block

Outgoing Lincoln Center Theater Artistic Director André Bishop will also receive the inaugural William Wolf Award.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:42PM

Ramin Karimloo, Anoushka Lucas Will Lead World Premiere Elvis Costello Musical A Face in the Crowd by Logan Culwell-Block

Featuring a book by Sarah Ruhl, the stage adaptation of the 1957 film will play London's Young Vic Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM

Listen: Ann Kittredge Sings Never-Before-Recorded Ahrens and Flaherty Trunk Song 'Garden' by Logan Culwell-Block

The track is on Kittredge's recently released album, Romantic Notions.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

Your Final Jeopardy! Masters Category Is... The Theater by Logan Culwell-Block

Make your final bids, and see if you know the question that goes with this theatrical answer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM

Margo Martindale, Jay Armstrong Johnson, More Will Lead Industry Reading of The Cannibals of McGower County by Logan Culwell-Block

Written by Drew Larimore, the play follows a couple who make their living reselling items purloined from abandoned restaurants.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM

Music Theatre International Releases Elephant & Piggie's 'We Are in a Play!' JR. for Licensing by Logan Culwell-Block

The popular children's book series by Mo Willems has officially come to the stage.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:06AM

Gods and Monsters Begins World Premiere Chicago Run May 9 by Logan Culwell-Block

Paul Oakley Stovall and Tom Mullen bring a version of Frankenstein screen director James Whale's life to the stage that puts more focus on race.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36AM

London-Bound English Begins at Royal Shakespeare Company May 9 by Logan Culwell-Block

Diyan Zora is directing the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Sanaz Toossi.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36AM
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Sam Morrison Solo Play Sugar Daddy Will Get West Coast Premiere Ahead of a 2025 Broadway Bow by Logan Culwell-Block

Directed by Stephen Brackett, the work premiered at Edinburgh Festival Fringe before playing Off-Broadway in 2023.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:48PM

Watch: Lindsay Mendez, Daniel Radcliffe, and Jonathan Groff Are 'Opening Doors' in Merrily We Roll Along by Logan Culwell-Block

The 2024 Tony nominees lead the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical's Tony-nominated revival at the Hudson Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12PM

'Less Than None': Cole Escola Reveals How Much Lincoln Research They Did for Broadway-Bound Oh, Mary! by Logan Culwell-Block

The writer-actor dropped by Late Night With Seth Meyers to talk about bringing their Off-Broadway cult hit to the Main Stem.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12PM

Heather Headley, Lebo M., North West Join Upcoming Hollywood Bowl The Lion King Live-to-Film Concert by Logan Culwell-Block

Nathan Lane, Jennifer Hudson, Billy Eichner, and more will celebrate the animated film's 30th anniversary while also spotlighting its long-running stage musical adaptation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:02AM
Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Broadway Grosses Analysis: Even With Comped Performances, Cabaret Is Dominating at the Box Office by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-nominated revival was the second highest-grossing show on the boards last week in the first post-Tony nominations box-office data.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:32PM

A Final Encore for Elevator Repair Service's Gatz, James Ijames' Good Bones, More in Public Theater's 2024-2025 Season by Logan Culwell-Block

The Off-Broadway company will reopen its Free Shakespeare in the Park season with a new staging of Twelfth Night in 2025.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:59PM

Billy Porter Will Receive the 2024 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award by Logan Culwell-Block

The stage and screen star is being recognized for his work with the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation and Entertainment Community Fund.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36PM

Schmigadoon! Stage Adaptation Will Make World Premiere at Kennedy Center by Logan Culwell-Block

The Emmy-winning, musical theatre-centric series was dropped by Apple TV+ after two seasons.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM

All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards