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Wednesday, June 5, 2024

New Musical From Nick Blaemire and Ethan Slater Sets Concert Premiere by Logan Culwell-Block

Classic Stage Company will present Edge of the World, with a cast including Norbert Leo Butz and Lilli Cooper.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:12PM

Dan McCabe's The Purists Sets European Premiere at Kiln Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

The London company has unveiled the inaugural season programmed by new Artistic Director Amit Sharma.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:18AM

Nikki M. James, Laura Benanti, Andrew Rannells, More Will Present 2024 Drama Desk Awards by Logan Culwell-Block

Kelli O'Hara will perform a special tribute for Lincoln Center Theater's André Bishop.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

Andy Mientus, Larry Owens, and Krystina Alabado Lead Tick, Tick...BOOM! at Cape Playhouse Beginning June 5 by Logan Culwell-Block

Eric Rosen is directing the Jonathan Larson musical at the Massachusetts venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM

Mean Girls Goes British in London's West End Beginning June 5 by Logan Culwell-Block

The transfer of the Broadway and big screen hit is playing the Savoy Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM

Florence Welch Gatsby Musical Opens World Premiere at A.R.T. June 5 by Logan Culwell-Block

Isaac Powell, Charlotte MacInnes, and Ben Levi Ross lead the cast at the Massachusetts company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Broadway Grosses Analysis: Hell's Kitchen Joins the Top 5 Top Grossers by Logan Culwell-Block

The Alicia Keys musical is nominated for Best Musical at the 2024 Tony Awards.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:24PM

Report: A Rodgers and Hart Biopic Is Coming by Logan Culwell-Block

Boyhood and Merrily We Roll Along director Richard Linklater is working on a film telling the story of how one of Broadway's most iconic collaborations went kaput.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:54PM

Julianne Hough, Utkarsh Ambudkar Will Host 2024 The Tony Awards: Act One by Logan Culwell-Block

The streaming pre-show to Broadway's biggest night will be available for free on Pluto TV June 16.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:02PM

Josh Groban Will Host the 2024 Jimmy Awards by Logan Culwell-Block

The annual event celebrates the best in high school musical theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:24PM

Jez Butterworth's The Hills of California Is Broadway Bound by Logan Culwell-Block

Sam Mendes directs the new play from The Ferryman playwright, currently running in London's West End.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24PM

Watch: The Gals of Menopause The Musical 2 'Don't Look Good Naked Anymore'—And They're Thrilled About It by Logan Culwell-Block

The follow-up to everyone's favorite musical tribute to The Change is embarking on a national tour.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

Olivier-Winning Dear England Sets London Return by Logan Culwell-Block

Centered on England football manager Gareth Southgate, the work made its world premiere at London's National Theatre in 2023.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

London The Devil Wears Prada Finds Full Cast by Logan Culwell-Block

With Vanessa Williams running the show, a million girls would kill for this job.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM

Schitt's Creek Composer Aaron Jensen Joins In-Development The Cat's Meow Musical by Logan Culwell-Block

Playwright Steven Peros is writing the book to the new musical from his 1997 play, which became a film in 2002.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM

Stephanie J. Block Stars in London Kiss Me, Kate Revival Beginning June 4 by Logan Culwell-Block

Bartlett Sher is directing the new revival of the Cole Porter musical at the Barbican Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Monday, June 3, 2024

University of the Arts Abruptly Shuts Down Leaving Students in Limbo by Logan Culwell-Block

Financial troubles led the school to suddenly cease operations without fulfilling a legal obligation to provide a plan for its students' continuing education.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

Beth Leavel, Kate Baldwin, More Join Transport Group's Upcoming Sold-Out Follies Concert by Logan Culwell-Block

The Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical is playing Carnegie Hall June 20.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM
Sunday, June 2, 2024

Pasadena Playhouse Jelly's Last Jam Opens June 2 by Logan Culwell-Block

Cress Williams, Jasmine Amy Rogers, and John Clarence Stewart lead the Jelly Roll Morton biomusical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM

'60s Pop Jukebox Musical A Sign of the Times Plays Final Performance Off-Broadway June 2 by Logan Culwell-Block

Originally a production of the York Theatre Company, the musical performs at New World Stages.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Friday, May 31, 2024

See Tony Nominees Shoshana Bean and Maleah Joi Moon Sing Hell's Kitchen's 'No One' in New Music Video by Logan Culwell-Block

Four tracks from the Best Musical nominee's upcoming cast album dropped for streaming May 31.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:24PM

Singing Along, Late Arrivals, and More: Leslie Odom Jr. Weighs In on Theatre Etiquette by Logan Culwell-Block

The Purlie Victorious star and producer dropped by Today to talk about the Tony-nominated play, but also set the record straight on how to act when seeing a Broadway show.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:18PM

See Who's Starring in Baayork Lee-Directed and Choreographed West Side Story by Logan Culwell-Block

The Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein, and Stephen Sondheim musical is playing Pittsburgh CLO beginning June 11.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM

London Rodgers and Hammerstein Anniversary Concert Airs on PBS, Releases Cast Album May 31 by Logan Culwell-Block

Audra McDonald, Julian Ovenden, Marisha Wallace, and Patrick Wilson are among the 2023 concert's starry line-up celebrating the Oklahoma! and South Pacific creators.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Thursday, May 30, 2024

Lillias White Will Perform at TDF Wendy Wasserstein Project's Year-End Celebration by Logan Culwell-Block

The event is the culmination of the program that pairs theatre professionals with NYC public high school students for a year of shows and conversations.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

Hal Linden and Marilu Henner Will Lead The Journals of Adam and Eve Off-Broadway by Logan Culwell-Block

The work from playwright Ed. Weinberger made its world premiere at California's Garry Marshall Theatre earlier this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

Original Little Shop of Horrors Star Lee Wilkof Is Crowd Funding a Short Biopic by Logan Culwell-Block

Teenage Waistband is intended to feature a cast of theatrical favorites.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

Baltimore's CJay Philip Wins 2024 Excellence in Theatre Education Award by Logan Culwell-Block

Presented by The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University, the honor recognizes excellent and impactful arts educators.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

Carrie Hope Fletcher Will Lead U.K. and Ireland Tour of Calamity Jane by Logan Culwell-Block

Nikolai Foster's touring production is hitting the road again 10 years after it premiered.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06AM
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Photos: The Public Theater's Mobile Unit Comedy of Errors Is Touring NYC by Logan Culwell-Block

Get a look at the bilingual musical version of the Shakespeare play offering free performances in all five boroughs.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

Here She Is, Boys: Audra McDonald Will Reopen Broadway's Majestic in Gypsy by Logan Culwell-Block

George C. Wolfe is directing the six-time Tony winner as Rose, often considered the King Lear of musical theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:36PM

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