All stories by Talaura Harms on BroadwayStars

Friday, February 17, 2023

The Jeopardy! Contestant Is...Aladdin's Brad Weinstock! by Talaura Harms

Omar by night, brainiac by day.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:25PM

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Off-Broadway's The Wanderers Starring Katie Holmes? by Talaura Harms

The Roundabout Theatre Company production of Anna Zeigler's play opened February 16.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36AM
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Brittney Johnson Is Grateful for Her Year as Wicked's Good Witch by Talaura Harms

The performer reflects on the impact of her history-making run as Broadway's first Black actor to play Glinda full-time.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:53AM
Tuesday, February 14, 2023

D'arcy Carden, Scott Foley, Katie Finneran, and Chris Sullivan Will Star in Broadway Bow of The Thanksgiving Play by Talaura Harms

Playwright Larissa FastHorse makes her Broadway debut with the comedy, directed by Rachel Chavkin.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:59PM
Monday, February 13, 2023

Watch Julie Benko and the Broadway Sinfonietta 'Start With a Bang' by Talaura Harms

Check out the video for the new tune, penned by songwriters Daniel Mertzlufft and Kate Leonard with orchestrations by Macy Schmidt.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:01PM
Friday, February 10, 2023

Bill Irwin Doesn't Find Much Meaning in Beckett's Endgame, But He Gets It by Talaura Harms

And that's why the clown master continues to work with Beckett's texts.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:08PM

The Final Jeopardy! Category Is...Theatre History by Talaura Harms

Watch the video to see how well you stack up against the contestants on the popular television quiz show.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:19PM
Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Hansol Jung's Wolf Play Extends Off-Broadway by Talaura Harms

See photos of the Soho Rep and Ma-Yi Theater Company production, now running at MCC Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:58PM

10 Finalists Named for 2023 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for Playwriting by Talaura Harms

Now in its 45th year, the award is the largest international prize honoring women+ playwrights.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:49PM

The Time Traveller’s Wife: The Musical Sets West End Dates by Talaura Harms

David Hunter and Joanna Woodward will reprise their roles from the Chester's Storyhouse premiere production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM
Monday, February 6, 2023

André De Shields, Annaleigh Ashford, Josh Groban, Lorna Courtney, Ben Platt, More to Perform at Miscast 2023 by Talaura Harms

The annual MCC Theater gala event that invites Broadway performers to step outside their usual type will honor Vanessa Williams.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:36PM

The Theatre-Lover's Guide to What's Streaming in February by Talaura Harms

A Billy Crudup retro-future dramedy, a Jesse Williams rom-com, a Pamela Anderson documentary, and a chance to catch Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:07AM
Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tony-Winning Revival of Take Me Out Completes Return Engagement February 5 by Talaura Harms

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams lead the cast of the Richard Greenberg baseball play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Friday, February 3, 2023

Reviews: What Did Critics Think of the Off-Broadway Revival of Endgame at Irish Rep? by Talaura Harms

Bill Irwin and John Douglas Thompson star in the post-apocalyptic play from Samuel Beckett.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:24PM

Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Just Trying to Keep Up With John Kander in New York, New York by Talaura Harms

The Hamilton scribe talks about how the new Kander and Ebb musical, on which he's contributed lyrics, is a love letter to New York.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:59AM
Thursday, February 2, 2023

John Douglas Thompson and Bill Irwin Open Beckett's Endgame Off-Broadway February 2 by Talaura Harms

See photos from Irish Rep's revival of the end-of-the-world tragicomedy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:10PM

Get a 1st Look at Katie Holmes in The Wanderers Off-Broadway at Roundabout by Talaura Harms

Barry Edelstein directs Anna Ziegler's play about two marriages.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:49PM
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Larissa FastHorse Is Broadway's First Native American Female Playwright (That We Know Of) by Talaura Harms

The playwright takes on "performative wokeness" in The Thanksgiving Play, making its Broadway premiere this season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Cast Revealed for Winnie the Pooh London Run and U.K.-Ireland Tour by Talaura Harms

Jake Bazel will lead the London production beginning in March, while Benjamin Durham will take on the tour.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM
Monday, January 23, 2023

Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director of Off-Broadway's Primary Stages, Has Died by Talaura Harms

Leynse led the Off-Broadway company for more than two decades.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:51PM
Friday, January 20, 2023

Meet the Understudies Who Keep The Piano Lesson Playing by Talaura Harms

"Understudying ain't for the weak of heart, man."

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:42PM
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Todrick Hall Can Name That (Show)Tune in 4 Notes by Talaura Harms

The performer recently won $135K for Broadway Cares on Fox's Celebrity Name That Tune.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:55PM

How Samuel D. Hunter’s Own Battle With Self-Loathing Inspired The Whale by Talaura Harms

He addresses the critics of his play-turned-film and explain why it's not a cynical work.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:07PM
Tuesday, January 17, 2023

So You Want to Take a Show to Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Talaura Harms

Anyone can perform a show at the world's largest arts festival. Here's how you do it.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:17PM
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man & the Pool Finishes Broadway Engagement January 15 by Talaura Harms

The comedian's show about death and mortality played Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM

Broadway Revival of Suzan-Lori Parks' Topdog/Underdog Closes January 15 by Talaura Harms

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Corey Hawkins star in the Pulitzer-winning two-hander.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Thursday, January 12, 2023

Playwright Jasmine Lee-Jones is a Gen-Z Shakespeare by Talaura Harms

Her play Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner uses internet slang and memes to critique cultural appropriation and cancel culture.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:22PM
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

See Katie Holmes and the Cast of Off-Broadway's The Wanderers Meet the Press by Talaura Harms

Roundabout Theatre Company will present the New York premiere play by Anna Ziegler.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:52PM
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Monday, January 9, 2023

The Theatre-Lover's Guide to What's Streaming in January by Talaura Harms

It's all mysteries and musicals for the start of the new year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:08AM
Sunday, January 8, 2023

Almost Famous Ends Broadway Run January 8 by Talaura Harms

Based on the 2000 film, the musical features a book by filmmaker Cameron Crowe and music by Tom Kitt.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM

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