Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Interview: How the Simpsons Season Premiere Became a Musical

Writer Elisabeth Kiernan Averick and songwriter Jack Dolgen discuss this weekend's episode.

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"Company" at Broadway in Bryant Park: Another 100 People by NewYorkTheater

Bobby Conte, from the new gender bending Broadway revival of Sondheim's musical "Company," sings "Another 100 People" at the Broadway in Bryant Park lunchtime concert (the only one this yea…

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Make Some Noise with Melbourne Fringe’s rejuvenated 2021 program

The post Make Some Noise with Melbourne Fringe’s rejuvenated 2021 program appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Exit Lines: Sanctuary City by Bob Cashill


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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Theatre Review: ’12 Angry Jurors’ at Port Tobacco Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

One of the most beautiful facets of live theatre is its ability to spotlight currently relevant topics that plague our world and shine an illuminating light of truth on them. While I believe…

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Aladdin at Broadway in Bryant Park 2021 by NewYorkTheater

Aladdin cast member Jacob Dickey sings "Proud of Your Boy" at the Broadway in Bryant Park lunchtime concert of September 23, 2021 (the only one held this year.)

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Alaska 5000, George Salazar, Lea DeLaria & More Set for Reimagined Head Over Heels at Pasadena Playhouse by Caitlin Moynihan

They got the beat! Casting is set for the previously announced reimagined Head Over Heels production at California's Pasadena Playhouse. The musical comedy, featuring the hits of The Go-Go's…

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The Black Theatre Coalition/Broadway Across America Fellowship Is Now Accepting Applications by Caitlin Moynihan

The previously announced Black Theatre Coalition/Broadway Across America Fellowship, sponsored by John Gore Organization, is now accepting applicants through October 15. The program will pro…

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Odds & Ends: Watch Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Perform a Song from Her New Album & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Watch Cynthia Erivo Perform "You're Not Here" from Ch. 1 vs. 1 Tony winner Cynthia Erivo released new music on September 1…

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‘A Quick 5’ with Gary Morgenstein, Playwright, and Jacqueline Youm, Director, of ‘A Black and White Cookie’ at Silver Spring Stage by Susan Brall

  Silver Spring Stage will be premiering Gary Morgenstein’s “A Black and White Cookie,” directed by Jacqueline Youm and produced by Maura Suilebhan. The play will be performed only ov…

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

PHOTOS: Dear Evan Hansen Movie Premiere in L.A. by Broadway Black

The post PHOTOS: Dear Evan Hansen Movie Premiere in L.A. appeared first on Broadway Black.

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The Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Returns Oct. 3 by Matthew Wexler

How much would you pay for boots worn by Keanu Reeves in a 1995 production of 'Hamlet' or a 'Funny Girl' program signed by Barbra Streisand? Let the bidding begin! The post The Broadway F…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 07:12PM

A Christmas Carol in San Francisco by Broadwaysf

A CHRISTMAS CAROL is coming to San Francisco for a limited holiday engagement. November 26–December 26, 2021 Golden Gate Theatre Direct from Broadway – This magical new interpretation o…

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Finding Redemption and Rebirth on the Road to Broadway by Salamishah Tillet

The “Pass Over” playwright’s bold decision to alter her play’s ending was essential, she said, to convey the message that “we as a people need to heal.”

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Nearly 30 years after his first nomination, David Alan Grier (‘A Soldier’s Play’) could finally win a Tony by David Buchanan

Almost 30 years after earning his first Tony Awards nomination for portraying Jackie Robinson in the musical “The First,” David Alan Grier may finally take home his first trophy. Nominat…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 06:00PM
Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Tony Nominee David Alan Grier to Star in A Soldier’s Play Limited Series Adaptation by Caitlin Moynihan

Attention! Tony nominee David Alan Grier will star in and executive produce a limited series TV adaptation of the Tony-nominated A Soldier's Play for Sony Pictures Television, according to D…

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Elizabeth Stanley on Sharing Her Jagged Little Pill Role & Why Returning to Broadway Feels Like a 'Warm Blanket' by Lindsey Sullivan

Elizabeth Stanley has had quite a year. In addition to earning her first Tony Award nomination for her performance as Mary Jane Healy in Jagged Little Pill, she and her partner Charlie Murp…

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A timely drama of the young immigrant experience in NYTW’s ‘Sanctuary City’ at the Lucille Lortel Theatre by Deb Miller

New York Theatre Workshop’s production of Sanctuary City by Pulitzer Prize winner Martyna Majok (Cost of Living) has returned to the stage at Off-Broadway’s Lucille Lortel Theatre with i…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:29PM

In the News: Remembering George Ferencz by Andrew Gans

Plus: Colin Donnell, Loretta Devine, Sheryl Lee Ralph, and more tapped for small screen gigs.

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Go Inside Opening Night of World Premiere of Sanctuary City Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The play from Pulitzer Prize winner Martyna Majok officially opened at the Lucille Lortel Theatre September 21.

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Drag Race's Alaska, Lea DeLaria, More Cast in Pasadena Playhouse's Head Over Heels by Andrew Gans

The Broadway production has been re-imagined by Jenny Koons and Sam Pinkleton.

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Yefim Bronfman on Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 by New York Philharmonic

"Time stops ... there's only you and this music." — pianist Yefim Bronfman Beethoven has something to say within this piece that is a conversation between just you and him. Pianist Yefim…

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National Theater Project Awards Grants to 11 Works by Veronica Maldonado

This year's grants support the production and touring of emerging work from artists of diverse backgrounds.

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Theatres of Color: How Did They Fare in the Past 18 Months? by Amelia Merrill

The pandemic brought deep-seated disparities to light, but has the theatre field really reckoned with them?

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The Long-Delayed Tony Awards Are Almost Here. This Is What to Expect. by Sarah Bahr

The ceremony is taking place at the Winter Garden Theater on Sunday. We bring you up to speed on everything that has happened since the shutdown.

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘The World Goes ‘Round’ opens at Marriott Theatre with songs from Kander and Ebb — and a musical world we’ve long missed by Chris Jones

I miss the music: After 18 months of closure, the Marriott Theatre returns with a COVID adaptation of a Kander and Ebb revue.

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Roger Michell, acclaimed film and stage director, dies aged 65 by Catherine Shoard

The director, who made films including Notting Hill, Enduring Love and My Cousin Rachel, has died Peter Bradshaw on Michell: a quiet genius still hitting his stride Roger Michell: a career …

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Luminosa review – an intimate night of close-up circus cabaret by Lyndsey Winship

Jacksons Lane, LondonA 10-strong troupe featuring trapeze artists and foot jugglers delivers a warm, sometimes silly and gloriously unglamorous show Tonight was supposed to be the grand reop…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:36PM

City Theatre Announces New Three-Way Leadership Model by Veronica Maldonado

Clare Drobot and Monteze Freeland will join artistic director Marc Masterson in a tripartite leadership model.

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Alaska 5000, Lea DeLaria Cast as Royal Leads in Pasadena Production of Go-Go’s Musical ‘Head Over Heels’ (EXCLUSIVE) by Chris Willman

Initial casting is being revealed for the Pasadena Playhouse’s production of the Go-Go’s-scored musical comedy “Head Over Heels,” opening in a reconfigured, immersive setting within …

SOURCE: Variety at 03:00PM
Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Adventure Theatre’s ‘Luchadora!’ a fantastic show for the whole family by Kendall Mostafavi

The tale of a teen tomboy, set in the world of Mexican wrestling.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:58PM

Cast Complete for Return of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical North American Tour by Andrew Gans

The tour of the 2018 Broadway musical will visit more than 40 cities during the 2021–2022 season.

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Inside the First Preview at LETTERS OF SURESH by Second Stage Theater

LETTERS OF SURESH celebrates it's first preview at the Tony Kiser Theater. Letters of Suresh by Rajiv Joseph Directed by May Adrales With Ali Ahn, Ramiz Monsef, Kellie Overbey, Thom Sesma …

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TheatreSquared Names Joy Harjo 2021 Artist in Residence by Veronica Maldonado

The U.S. poet laureate joins the TheatreSquared team to create a new musical about the Native influence on American jazz.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:29PM

Take a First Look at A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet Off-Broadway by Playbill Staff

Alex Wyse and Ben Fankhauser’s musical, in which they star alongside Bryonha Marie Parham, is set to open September 27.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:29PM

A Revolution in 3 Acts: A New Book on Radical Vaudeville by Trav S.D.

A quick plug for a book I haven’t read (yet) but sounds terrific and undoubtedly of interest to all you latter-day vaudeville fans out there, Bert Williams, Eva Tanguay, and Julian Eltinge…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 02:24PM

Recalling the ABC Movie of the Week by Trav S.D.

September 23, 1969 was the airdate of the first program officially branded an ABC Movie of the Week. The premiere film was a thing called Seven in Darkness, about a plane full of blind peopl…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 02:24PM

The National Tour of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Sets Cast for Return to the Road by Lindsey Sullivan

Some hot stuff is hitting the road! The North American tour of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical will resume performances beginning on November 16 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Benedum C…

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See Ruben Santiago-Hudson in His Solo Show Lackawanna Blues on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Go inside the previously announced Broadway premiere of Lackawanna Blues, written, performed and directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, by checking out these new production photos! The Tony winn…

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How Leslie Odom Jr. and Audra McDonald Will Host the Tony Awards by Michael Paulson

The two discussed the ceremony’s recognition of Broadway’s reopening, but also its pandemic losses.

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Tony Awards: Celebrating the first decade of Broadway’s highest honors by Susan King

With the long-delayed 74th Tony Awards set for Sept. 26 at the Winter Garden and streaming on Paramount + and a CBS special, let’s take a deep dive into Tony Awards history and look back a…

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Review: At City Ballet, Getting Back to Showing New Work, Live by Brian Seibert

Mauro Bigonzetti’s premiere was slight, but a way to show off Maria Kowroski, who retires in October.

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A Grand Night for Singing in Rehearsal: "Kansas City" by Goodspeed Musicals

The cast of A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING rehearses "Kansas City." A Grand Night for Singing Sept 24 - Nov 28, 2021 Learn more: Video …

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Original Hairspray Cast to Reunite for Tony Awards Performance

Find out who will also take the stage this Sunday.

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Innovative Theater Director George Ferencz Dies at 74

Ferencz is best known for his productions of works by Eugene O'Neill, Sam Shepard, and Amiri Baraka.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:32PM

Wayne Brady, Cyndi Lauper And More Added To ‘The Tony Awards Present: Broadway’s Back!’ by Tony Awards – Cbs New York

'The Tony Awards Present: Broadway's Back!' will be live from the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City, Sunday, September 26th.

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‘Summer: The Donna Summer Musical’ Announces Cast for Upcoming Season by Matthew Herzog

The North American Tour of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical will return to the road for the 2021-2022 season. Technical rehearsals will take place in York, PA at the Pullo Center, followed b…

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A SOLDIER'S PLAY to be Adapted into a Limited Series Starring David Alan Grier

The Tony-nominated play will be adapted into a limited series. David Alan Grier, who is nominated for a Tony award for his role as Sgt. Vernon Water in the play, will play the character's fa…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:12PM

BWW EXCLUSIVE: Watch THE SIMPSONS Go Broadway in a Clip From the Upcoming Musical Episode

Broadway alum Sara Chase voices the role of Sasha, performing a musical number in which she references Broadway favorites such as Stephen Sondheim, Sutton Foster, Patti LuPone, and more!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:09PM

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Review: You’ve Got a Friend (Not) by Jeannette Catsoulis

Ben Platt returns in the movie version of the Broadway hit about a lonely teenager who exploits a classmate’s tragedy.

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Independent Artist Spotlight: Crossroads Comedy Theater and Thank You, Places by Maria Dragone

Imagine a musical that does not yet exist. None of the actors know their characters. The music isn’t written. There are no lyrics, no choreography, no light cues. And it’s happening toni…

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A Soldier’s Play Is Being Adapted Into a Limited TV Series by Dan Meyer

David Alan Grier, currently Tony-nominated for the 2020 revival, will star and executive produce.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:01PM

HAIRSPRAY, FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, AIN'T TOO PROUD & More Will Take the Stage at The Tony Awards Present: Broadway's Back!

CBS and The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards announced that a bevy of stage and screen stars that will appear on 'The Tony Awards® Present: Broadway's Back!' live from The Winter Garden …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:00PM
Thursday, September 23, 2021 at noon (Broadway Time)

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ announces cast for Broadway return by Broadway News

Producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender have announced the complete cast for the Broadway return of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.” Returning to their pre-shutdown roles are Ja…

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Cast Set for Return of Site-Specific Baby Musical; Julia Murney to Star by Andrew Gans

Ethan Paulini directs and choreographs.

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Pioneering Black Theatremaker Melvin Van Peebles Dies at 89 by Dan Meyer

The three-time Tony nominee created Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death and more.

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Goodspeed returns to live performance in cast-driven show that brings representation to Rodgers and Hammerstein by Christopher Arnott

"A Grand Night for Singing," comprised of songs from Rodgers & Hammerstein musicals, is the first live show at the Goodspeed Opera House since COVID. Director Rob Ruggiero has assembled …

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 12:43PM

Make a RENDEVOUS IN BANGKOK: World premiere play premieres this Sunday by Christopher Munden

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was the most influential American Catholic author of the twentieth century. His autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain, sold over one million copies… The post …

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Photos: First Look at Ruben Santiago-Hudson in LACKAWANNA BLUES

The Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director and Barry Grove, Executive Producer) Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues is now in performances a…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:43PM

Philly Fringe 2021: Irish Heritage Theatre presents Dermot Bolger’s The Holy Ground by Cameron Kelsall

In telling the story of a small life that nonetheless contains big emotions, Fringe Festival entry The Holy Ground captures what Irish Heritage Theatre does best. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:27PM

George Ferencz Dies: Off Broadway Director Of Seminal Works By Sam Shepard, Amiri Baraka & Others Was 74 by Greg Evans

George Ferencz, a longtime mainstay of the Off Broadway scene who directed premieres and revivals of plays by Sam Shepard, Aishah Rahman and Amiri Baraka, died Sept. 14 following a long illn…

SOURCE: Deadline at 12:22PM

Matthew Freeman Named Winner of 2021 Kesselring Prize by Andrew Gans

The $25,000 award is given annually by the National Arts Club.

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Heidi Schreck and Clubbed Thumb Announces 'Constitution Commissions' Recipients by Dan Meyer

The award will gift $1000 each to 16 early-career playwrights.

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James Snyder, Jenny Jules, David Abeles & More to Star in HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Broadway Return

Producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender have announced the full Broadway cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, starting performances at the Lyric Theatre in New York on Novemb…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:14PM

Lea Salonga, Andrew Garfield & More Join Star-Studded Lineup for the 74th Annual Tony Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

The 74th annual Tony Awards just got even bigger. A slew of stars have been announced to appear on The Tony Awards Present: Broadway’s Back! As previously reported, the bulk of the Tony …

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Cast Set for the Return of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

It's almost time to board the Hogwarts Express! Casting has been announced for the Broadway return of Jack Thorne and John Tiffany's Tony-winning Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which…

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Corbin Bleu Sings Theme From "The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh" by TheaterMania

The Hundred Acre Wood is coming to the stage beginning October 21, with the debut of Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation at Theatre Row. Here's a montage of some of the product…

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Office of the Arts awards hundreds of grants, including new social-issue Artists Respond by Christopher Arnott

The Connecticut Office of the Arts announced three separate groups of awards on Tuesday: the first round of the new Artists Respond grants, the 15 people who will receive free training for t…

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 12:01PM

‘American Utopia,’ John Legend and ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ to perform on Tonys telecast by Caitlin Huston

The Tony Awards special will feature performances by David Byrne and the cast of “American Utopia,” as well as by John Legend and the cast of “Ain’t Too Proud,” organizers announce…

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 11am (Broadway Time)

John Legend, Hairspray Original Cast, More to Perform During Tony Awards Celebration by Ryan McPhee

The 74th annual ceremony, presented in two parts, will take place September 26.

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THE ESSENCE (A YIDDISH THEATRE DIM SUM) is a fast-paced comedy which has been playing to sellout crowds for over a decade throughout the Northeast and Europe as well as at the New York Inter…

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Diane Davis, James Snyder, More Will Return to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway by Dan Meyer

A condensed version of the play resumes performances November 12 at the Lyric Theatre.

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James Snyder, Diane Davis, More Will Return to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway by Dan Meyer

A condensed version of the play resumes performances November 12 at the Lyric Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:34AM

Jennifer Nettles Will Join WAITRESS on Broadway as Jenna

The Ethel Barrymore Theatre will soon be opening up with a new leading lady. BroadwayWorld has learned that Jennifer Nettles will take over in the role of 'Jenna' in Waitress on Broadway sta…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:30AM

Friends Parody (The One With The Puppets) to Debut in New York City

The show is presented by Rockefeller Productions, the puppet studio behind Disney's Winnie the Pooh off-Broadway.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:12AM

James Snyder to Resume Title Role in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway

Complete casting has been announced for Cursed Child's return to the Lyric Theatre, now as a single part.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:12AM

Take a Look at the West End Transfer of The Last 5 Years by Marc J. Franklin

The Jason Robert Brown musical opens in London September 23.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:08AM

Jagged Little Pill Announces Cast for Broadway Return; Heidi Blickenstaff & Morgan Dudley Join Company by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway favorite Heidi Blickenstaff will star as Mary Jane Healy when the Tony-nominated Jagged Little Pill returns to Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre on October 21. New mom Elizabeth Stanl…

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Bow Down! Watch the Queens of Six Take Times Square by Storm by Lindsey Sullivan

The queens of Six took over Times Square with a wow-worthy performance. The hit show about the wives of Henry VIII returned to Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre on September 17 and official…

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Gear Up for the Tony Awards with Danny Burstein, Adrienne Warren & More on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. This one is all about the 74th annual Tony Awards, which will take place…

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Grammy Winner Jennifer Nettles to Headline Waitress on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Grammy winner Jennifer Nettles will take over the leading role of Jenna in Waitress beginning on October 19, following composer Sara Bareillies, who is set to take her final bow on October 1…

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Join the Free TheaterMakers Facebook Group Today. by Ken Davenport

I get asked a lot of questions. But there’s one question I get asked All. Of. The. Time. “What does a Producer actually do?” And although I do a lot of different things, I’ve narrowe…

SOURCE: The Producer's Perspective at 11:00AM

‘The Dumb Waiter meets Black Mirror at a WeWork’: Join Terri Paddock at the Old Red Lion for a Snowflakes Q&A by Terri Paddock

We are back on for brand-new biting black comedy Snowflakes, for which I was originally due to chair a post-show Q&A in April 2020. The inaugural play from Dissident Theatre Company now …

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Jennifer Nettles To Star in Broadway’s ‘Waitress’ After Sara Bareilles Limited Run by Greg Evans

Grammy-winning singer and actress Jennifer Nettles will take over the lead role in Broadway’s Waitress for a limited run beginning next month, producers announced today. Nettles will play …

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:54AM

Jennifer Nettles to take on lead role in ‘Waitress’ on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Jennifer Nettles will take over the lead role of Jenna in “Waitress” starting in October, producers announced Thursday.  She takes over the role from Sara Bareilles, who will play her l…

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Who Will Win a 2020 Tony Award (in 2021)? Our Critics Make Their Predictions

Two critics discuss the strangest Tony Awards of their lives.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:36AM

Final Week To Submit Nominations For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards

This is the final week to submit nominees for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! - celebrating theatre all across NYC! The 2021 off/off-off Broadway Awards honor productions which h…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:29AM

Sugarland, Butter, Flour: Jennifer Nettles Will Star in Waitress on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The Grammy-winning country star and avid musical theatre supporter succeeds composer Sara Bareilles in the role of Jenna.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:27AM

Heidi Blickenstaff, Morgan Dudley join Broadway cast of ‘Jagged Little Pill’ by Caitlin Huston

Heidi Blickenstaff will join the Broadway cast of “Jagged Little Pill,” producers announced Thursday.  Blickenstaff will play the lead role of Mary Jane Healy, which was originated by E…

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Heidi Blickenstaff and Morgan Dudley Join the Company of JAGGED LITTLE PILL

Heidi Blickenstaff will temporarily take over the role of Mary Jane Healy while Elizabeth Stanley is on maternity leave. Stanley is expected to return to the role, which she originated, on a…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:14AM

Ramin Karimloo, Mazz Murray, Zizi Strallen, More Set for London Sunset Boulevard Concert by Andrew Gans

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical will play Royal Albert Hall.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:08AM

R.I.P. Melvin Van Peebles by Trav S.D.

Just learned last night of the September 21 passing of Melvin Van Peebles (Melvin Peebles, 1932-2021) at 89. No doubt most of the tributes to him this week will deal primarily, if not exclus…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 10:06AM

Saoirse Ronan says Kim and Kanye inspired Almeida Macbeth roles by Nadia Khomami Arts and Culture Correspondent

‘Modern power couple’ Kardashian and West were helpful in interpreting Macbeths, says actor The four-time Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan and the Mare of Easttown’s James McArdle have sa…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:06AM

This Week's New Theatre Jobs on BWW - 9/23/2021

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 9/23/2021 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:04AM

Jennifer Nettles to Return to Broadway in Waitress

Waitress is the next Jenna.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:03AM

Julia Murney to Star in Return Engagement of Baby

Out of the Box Theatrics will bring back it's site-specific production this November.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:03AM

Corbin Bleu Sings From New Off-Broadway Winnie the Pooh Musical

Blue performs the theme from TV's The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:03AM

Complete Casting Announced for the Broadway Return of Caroline, or Change by Lindsey Sullivan

Complete casting has been revealed for the Broadway revival of Caroline, Or Change. As previously reported, the production will begin performances at Studio 54 on October 8 ahead of an Octob…

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Sharon D Clarke, Caissie Levy, Gabriel Amosoro, John Cariani & More to Star in CAROLINE, OR CHANGE on Broadway

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the full cast joining Olivier Award winner Sharon D Clarke in the new Broadway production of the Tony Award nominated and Olivier Award-winning musi…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:00AM
Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Heidi Blickenstaff and Morgan Dudley to Join Broadway Cast of Jagged Little Pill by Dan Meyer

The two will take over for Tony nominees Elizabeth Stanley and Celia Rose Gooding when the production reopens.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:50AM

GRACE NOTES: Thursday, September 23, 2021 by Susan Grace

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Dear Evan Hansen by Barry Gordin

Ben Platt and Co-stars on Bringing Dear Evan Hansen from Stage to Screen By: Ellis Nassour September 23, 2021: Bringing the Tony-winning, generation-defining Broadway musical Dear Eva…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 09:30AM

Hot Clip of the Day: Jagged Little Pill's Heidi Blickenstaff Sings Joe Iconis Tune "Ammonia"

Starting October 21 the role of Mary Jane Healy in Broadway's Jagged Little Pill will be Broadway's Heidi Blickenstaff.

SOURCE: BroadwayBox at 09:29AM

How to Watch the 74th Annual Tony Awards by Logan Culwell-Block

Make sure you're all set to tune in for Broadway's biggest night.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:27AM

Broadway in a Box CD Review: Fiddler on the Roof (OBCR - 1964) by JK

 Broadway in a Box CD Review: Fiddler on the Roof (OBCR - 1964) At Christmas a few years ago, Jeff gave me a copy of Broadway in a Box: The Essential Broadway Musicals Collection. He has …

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Heidi Blickenstaff, Morgan Dudley Join Jagged Little Pill Cast

Original star Elizabeth Stanley is on maternity leave, and Celia Rose Gooding has departed the company.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:24AM

Caissie Levy, Samantha Williams, Chip Zien, and More Rejoin Caroline, or Change

Full casting for the long-awaited Broadway revival has been revealed.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:24AM

Listen to Margo Seibert and Erik Lochtefeld Sing From Michael Friedman's Unknown Soldier

Hear the track "The Worst Town in New York" from the new cast album.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:24AM

#DouglasLyons Podcast Excerpt #Shorts #ChickenandBiscuits by Call Me Adam

Season 2 Podcast Finale excerpt: I interview playwright Douglas Lyons who makes his playwriting debut with his hilarious & heartfelt play "Chicken & Biscuits." Full Interview Below ⬇️…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:23AM

Review: What’s the truth in Curious Theatre Company’s “The Lifespan of a Fact”? by Lisa Kennedy

There’s a telling moment that comes late in the “The Lifespan of a Fact” on stage --  make that on stage! --  at the Curious Theatre Company, through Oct. 16.

SOURCE: Denver Post at 09:03AM

‘I was transported to a cave system thousands of miles away’: DECIPHERING – New Diorama Theatre by Stephanie Ressort

Deciphering is billed as “an inter-continental journey to the origins of human creativity” and it certainly lives up to this epic ambition.

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‘Caroline, or Change’ Announces Complete Broadway Cast by Greg Evans

Most of the originally-planned cast of the upcoming Broadway musical revival Caroline, or Change will be in place when the Roundabout Theatre Company production begins performances on Oct. 8…

SOURCE: Deadline at 09:00AM

Check Out Taye Diggs in This Unseen Clip of Let’s Make a Deal by Dan Meyer

The game show will air a special “Salute to the Tonys” episode September 24.

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‘Caroline, or Change’ announces complete Broadway cast by Caitlin Huston

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the complete Broadway cast for “Caroline, or Change.”  In addition to Sharon D. Clarke, who is reprising her role as lead Caroline Thibodeaux, r…

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Enjoy the Italian Festival at Seattle Center, plus other fun things to do this coming week by Vonnai Phair

What's there to do this weekend and upcoming week? Celebrate all that is Italian culture, food, music and more at Italian Festival. Or check out a comedy showcase, DjangoFest NW, "amber" or …

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Rescheduled Caroline, or Change Broadway Revival Confirms Returning Cast Members by Dan Meyer

Caissie Levy, John Cariani, Samantha Williams, and more will join Olivier winner Sharon D. Clarke.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:59AM

Julia Murney Will Lead Site-Specific Production Of BABY This Year

Out of the Box Theatrics' site-specific production of the Broadway musical Baby, starring Julia Murney (Broadway's Wicked, Off-Broadway's The Wild Party) will play beginning this Novem…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:50AM

REVIEW: Blithe Spirit, Harold Pinter Theatre London by Libby Purves

By Libby Purves Our very own theatreCat Libby Purves indulges her love of Coward with a look at Jennifer Saunders in Blithe Spirit now playing at the Harold Pinter Theatre. This post REVIEW:…

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Déjà Vu, I Think We’ve Seen This All Before: A Review of Mr. Burns a Post-Electric Play at Theater Wit by Amanda Finn

Playwright Anne Washburn succinctly crafted a show that demonstrated the cyclical nature of human storytelling, theater and life itself all in the span of three hours.

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NEWS: More details announced for National Theatre’s new season as the venue opens up for daytime visitors by Press Releases

The National Theatre has announces further details for its upcoming productions Trouble in Mind, Wuthering Heights and Small Island, as well as the return of daytime opening for visitors.

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Destinos Latino Theater Fest is back on stage: With plays from Chicago, Mexico and elsewhere, what to expect from 2021 by Jerald Pierce

After a year away, Destinos: Chicago International Latino Theater Festival returns to brighten Chicago stages with presenters both local and international.

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Thursday, September 23, 2021 by Ashley Steves

Billy Crystal Is “Mr. Saturday Night” (Again), Esau Pritchett Joins “Thoughts of a Colored Man,” Ashley’s Tony Predictions “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

‘There’s a musical theatre dream team’: CLOSER THAN EVER – Broadway HD (Online review) by John Chapman

As it’s a recorded stream, you’re at liberty to choose your own encore moments and replay any numbers which particularly take your fancy – and there are bound to be several of those.*

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Motionhouse: Nobody review – keep your eyes glued to this incredible ensemble by Kate Wyver

Peacock theatre, LondonForget about the plot and lose yourself in this dance-circus show whose dizzying performers cast gravity aside She falls almost in slow motion, sideways, her body rigi…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:42AM

Wake Up With BWW 9/23: COME FROM AWAY Returns to Broadway, and More!

Today's top stories: Go inside Come From Away's return to Broadway, Billy Crystal will lead a new musical and more!

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NEWS: Papatango Prize-nominated Proud features in ATG Premiere Season at New Wimbledon by Featured Content

After Invisible Me this month, playwright Bren Gosling returns to New Wimbledon Studio next month with his powerful new drama Proud, which was longlisted for the prestigious Papatango Prize …

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Performance Space announces its full program for the Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art 2021

The post Performance Space announces its full program for the Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art 2021 appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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ShentonSTAGE Daily for THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 23 by Mark Shenton

... Read More The post ShentonSTAGE Daily for THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 23 first appeared on Shenton Stage.

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Ensemble Theatre conversations with Sam O’Sullivan and Brittanie Shipway by Aussie Theatre

Ensemble Theatre has resumed its popular ‘in conversation’ series again. During Covid last year more than 215,000 tuned in to

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 04:54AM

Oedipus Takes to the Stages in Berlin by A.j. Goldmann

Four interpretations of the Greek myth have been produced in the German capital, all with resonances for our moment.

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Anne Dunn appointed Executive Director of STC by Aussie Theatre

Sydney Theatre Company (STC) today announced that Anne Dunn has been appointed as Executive Director and Co-Chief Executive Officer. This

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 04:41AM

History review – hostility repeats itself in tale of prejudice and protest by Arifa Akbar

Available onlineThere are spirited performances as Roy Williams explores activism, parenthood and sexuality in this audio drama about black British identity spanning 40 years Roy Williams’…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:36AM

Melvin Van Peebles, groundbreaking playwright and director, dies at age 89 by Associated Press

The ‘godfather of modern Black cinema’ is best known for the film Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song! Melvin Van Peebles, the groundbreaking playwright, musician and movie director whos…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:36AM

Executive Director to depart Adelaide Festival by Aussie Theatre

The Adelaide Festival Board announced today that Elaine Chia has resigned from her role as Executive Director and will leave

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 04:29AM

Sydney Theatre Company appoints Anne Dunn as new Executive Director

The post Sydney Theatre Company appoints Anne Dunn as new Executive Director appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 2am (Broadway Time)

National Gallery announces new sculpture garden commission by Artist Lindy Lee

The post National Gallery announces new sculpture garden commission by Artist Lindy Lee appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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I Wish I Was Going With You Approach To Customer Service by Joe Patti

This morning I attended a brand reveal for a Marriott hotel slated to open half a block from my venue in/around January. This particular collection of hotels is highly customized to the comm…

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Read Steven Levenson's Notes on His Dear Evan Hansen Screenplay by Ryan McPhee

The Tony winner talks adapting his libretto for the screen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

TEDxBroadway Mandates Masks to Combat Spread of COVID-19, Hide Obvious Cringing by Broadway Beat

by Liz Wiest, @lizkhawiesta. NEW YORK, NY - TedxBroadway, the annual conference everyone is pretending they’ve known about since 1984, is...

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THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST ASKS: Yvonne H. Chow of The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory On Why You Should Attend Doorstep DanceMart by The Dance Enthusiast

"H+ | Doorstep DanceMart® is about destigmatizing the feelings of shame or guilt surrounding receiving help and normalizing our responsibility to strengthen community from within." —Yvonn…

SOURCE: Dance Enthusiast at 12:00AM

The Tony Awards and More to Watch Online This Weekend September 24-26 - See the 2020 Tonys and the 'Broadway's Back' concert, a new play by Kate Hamil

In-person theatre is back in NYC, both on Broadway and beyond. But there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, Septem…

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Checking In With… My Fair Lady Star Shereen Ahmed by Andrew Gans

Ahmed plays Eliza Doolittle in the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater production, which resumed performances September 14.

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The Normal Heart Begins Previews at London's National Theatre September 23 by Andrew Gans

The Fictionhouse co-production of Larry Kramer’s seminal drama plays in the Olivier.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

Douglas Lyons’ Chicken & Biscuits Begins Previews on Broadway September 23 by Dan Meyer

The play stars Norm Lewis, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Michael Urie, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

All that Chat

Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre