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Friday, April 12, 2024

On the Red Carpet: Which Rumblers Would Win a Broadway Madness Bracket... Greasers, Von Trapps, or Jellicle Cats? by Margaret Hall

Go inside opening night of The Outsiders with curtain call photos, interviews, and red carpet guests including Angelina Jolie, Queen Latifah, Author S.E. Hinton.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Jack Tucker: Comedy Standup Hour to Return Off-Broadway by Margaret Hall

The piece, which previously enjoyed sold-out runs at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, London's Soho Theatre, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and more, will return to Soho Playhous…

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

Tony Kushner Named 2024 Winner of PEN/Mike Nichols Writing for Performance Award by Margaret Hall

The honor recognizes a writer whose transformative work enlightens and inspires audiences in the tradition of comedian and filmmaker Mike Nichols.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24PM

The Apple Boys To Receive Industry Presentation by Margaret Hall

The four-person comedy is set in turn-of-the-century Coney Island

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42AM

Rob Madge to Give Their Regards to Broadway in London's West End by Margaret Hall

For one night only, Madge will present a brand new show about their experience postponing the Broadway run of My Son's A Queer, But What Can You Do?.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42AM

Off-Broadway Premiere of Abe Koogler's Staff Meal Begins Performances April 12 by Margaret Hall

Set in a restaurant on the brink of collapse, the piece plays Playwrights Horizons.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Thursday, April 11, 2024

BATHHOUSE.PPTX Extends Off-Broadway by Margaret Hall

Described as "a group project for perverts," the play is a meditation on queer longing and grief.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM

Alex Boniello and Jordan Dobson to Star in Rent in Japan by Margaret Hall

Directed by Trey Ellett, the production will star a mixture of Japanese and Broadway talent.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:18PM

Gingold Theatrical Group to Present Noël Coward’s I’ll Leave It to You by Margaret Hall

The piece will be the latest offering in their 19th season of Project Shaw, a series of script-in-hand performances paired with post-show discussions alongside the cast and director.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM
Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Red Bull Theater to Honor Alfred Molina at Annual Benefit by Margaret Hall

Hosted by Tony nominee Patrick Page, the benefit will feature a performance by Tony nominee Amber Gray.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36AM

TheSpaceUK Announces Additional 150 Edinburgh Fringe Shows by Margaret Hall

The venue operator hosts the largest program at the Fringe, including both professional and amateur work.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM
Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Photos: Step Into Rehearsals of New Off-Broadway Musical The Lonely Few by Margaret Hall

MCC will present the New York premiere of the Rachel Bonds and Zoe Sarnak rock musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:24PM

Immersive The Lord of the Rings Musical To Make US Premiere by Margaret Hall

The production will feature an ensemble cast and large-scale puppets.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:24PM

Original Cast of How to Dance in Ohio to Return to New York for Reunion Concert by Margaret Hall

The production was a major milestone for neurodivergent representation on Broadway, with seven openly autistic actors in the cast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM

Jessica Lange and Jim Parsons Share Mother Play's Unique Challenges by Margaret Hall

The Emmy winners went on the late night talk show circuit to promote the Paula Vogel play, which began performances April 3.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24PM

Photos: Get a 1st Look at Patriots on Broadway by Margaret Hall

The new play recounts the story of Vladimir Putin's rise to power.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24PM

Stephen Moyer and Miriam Silverman to Star in Macbeth Off-Broadway by Margaret Hall

The two-performance production will continue Red Bull Theater's 20th Anniversary Celebration

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM

Macbeth, Starring Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma, Begins Performances in Washington D.C. April 9 by Margaret Hall

The site-specific production will receive a series of cinema screenings later this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Monday, April 8, 2024

Playbill Songwriter Series: Step Into the Transformative World of Jacinth Greywoode by Margaret Hall

Greywoode presented material from three of his musicals, ranging from an ancestral lament to an meditative ode to hope.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:36AM

Diana: The Musical's Jeanna de Waal to Join Diana: The Untold and Untrue Story by Margaret Hall

De Waal will be a part of the hit satire's London engagement later this Spring.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:36AM

Majkin Holmquist's Stargazers Begins Off-Broadway Run April 8 by Margaret Hall

Set at a haunted family farm, the comedy aims to illuminate the tensions underlie our polarized society.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM

Frank Wildhorn Your Lie in April Musical Begins West End Concert Staging April 8 by Margaret Hall

The manga was previously adapted into a 22-part anime television series and a live-action film.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Sunday, April 7, 2024

Jordan Luke Gage and Laurie Kynaston Star in London Bare Concert April 7 by Margaret Hall

Bare is a raucous coming-of-age musical exploring identity, sexuality, and the consequences of hiding your true self.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

Spamalot Closes on Broadway April 7 by Margaret Hall

The Monty Python comedy revival began performances at the St. James Theatre last October.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Friday, April 5, 2024

Video: See Alex Edelman Share His Childhood Connection to Jimmy Fallon and Tom Brady on The Tonight Show by Margaret Hall

Edelman's Broadway show Just For Us will air on HBO later this month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

The Winner Takes It All: Why Mamma Mia! Continues to Enchant Audiences 25 Years On by Margaret Hall

In 1999, Mamma Mia! opened in London's West End, kicking off one of the biggest (and longest) parties in musical theatre history.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM
Thursday, April 4, 2024

Watch: The Cast of Broadway's Stereophonic Performs 'Masquerade' by Margaret Hall

The new play by David Adjmi, with music by Arcade Fire's Will Butler, played its first performance at the Golden April 2.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:54PM

The Outsiders' Brody Grant and Sky Lakota-Lynch Are This Generation's Ponyboy and Johnny by Margaret Hall

The duo is bringing fresh perspective to the boyhood bond at the center of S.E. Hinton's story, now a new Broadway musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:02AM

See Who's Joining London's 15th Anniversary Spring Awakening Concert by Margaret Hall

The concert will raise funds to support original West End producer Imogen Kinchin's cancer treatment.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Start Your Engines! More Than 1300 Shows Announced for 2024 Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Margaret Hall

After a steady trickle of larger venues announcing their individual seasons, the floodgates have opened.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:24PM

Pleasance Announces 2nd Round of Edinburgh Fringe Programming by Margaret Hall

More than 130 shows have been added to the venue's roster for this August's festival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06PM

All that Chat

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