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Saturday, February 24, 2024

The Assassination of Julius Caesar as Told by William Shakespeare and George Bernard Shaw Begins Off-Broadway February 24 by Andrew Gans

The world premiere is directed by its playwright, Bedlam Artistic Director Eric Tucker.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Friday, February 23, 2024

Andrea McArdle, Clint Holmes, Frederica von Stade, More Set for Las Vegas Staging of Sondheim's Follies by Andrew Gans

David James Robinson will direct the 45-member company of the Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of Dominique Morisseau's Sunset Baby Off-Broadway by Andrew Gans

Kara Young, Lauren Yee, and more attended the production directed by Steve H. Broadnax III.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

The Notebook's Dorian Harewood Says Bette Davis Is Responsible for His Acting Career by Andrew Gans

The Emmy-nominated stage and screen star is back on Broadway in the musical version of the Nicholas Sparks novel.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM

London's The Play That Goes Wrong to Welcome New Cast as Hit Comedy Celebrates 10th Anniversary by Andrew Gans

The Olivier-winning farce continues at the Duchess Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM

Make Me Gorgeous!, Starring Darius Rose (a.k.a. Jackie Cox), Extends Off-Broadway by Andrew Gans

The RuPaul's Drag Race finalist recently succeeded Wade McCollum as the LGBTQ+ trailblazer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:32AM
Thursday, February 22, 2024

Live Recording of Mandela—A New Musical Now Available by Andrew Gans

The score of the musical was preserved live during the London world premiere at the Young Vic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Sharon Catherine Brown, J. Harrison Ghee, Brenda Braxton, More Set for Dreamgirls Open Rehearsal by Andrew Gans

The free event, which will also be live streamed, is part of Seth Rudetsky's Broadway Sitzprobe Experience.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:54PM

Photos: Get a 1st Look at Chicago Premiere of Sufjan Stevens, Justin Peck, and Jackie Sibblies Drury Musical Illinoise by Andrew Gans

The production has also announced additional performances for its upcoming engagement at New York's Park Avenue Armory.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:36PM

Ken Ludwig's Lady Molly of Scotland Yard to Receive Reading at Asolo Rep by Andrew Gans

The Florida theatre has joined forces with the Tony-nominated playwright on his latest work.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

Broadway's Chicago to Feature Talkback With Ariana Madix and Jessel Taank by Andrew Gans

Vanderpump Rules' Madix recently extended her engagement with the Tony-winning revival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

London's Frozen to Offer Special Performance Celebrating Pride Weekend by Andrew Gans

The Disney musical continues at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

Stephanie J. Block Offers New Concert in New York, The Mother, February 22 by Andrew Gans

The evening features musical direction by Ben Cohn.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Disney's Aladdin to Celebrate a Decade on Broadway Next Month by Andrew Gans

The musical has been riding a magic carpet at the New Amsterdam Theatre since 2014.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:48PM

Laura Benanti, Kate Baldwin, Howard McGillin, More to Celebrate Centenary of Sheldon Harnick by Andrew Gans

The Fiddler on the Roof lyricist passed away in June 2023 at the age of 99.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM

Jonathan Groff, Schele Williams, Kandi Burruss, Jessica Lange Will Be Honored at 2024 Drama League Awards by Andrew Gans

The annual ceremony recognizes work playing Broadway and Off-Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

Donny Osmond to Return to Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat by Andrew Gans

The Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical will kick off its latest U.K. tour in December.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

Photos: Take a Look at Boy George and 2024 Cast of Broadway's Moulin Rouge! The Musical by Andrew Gans

Derek Klena and Courtney Reed also star in the Tony-winning hit at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:12AM

Felicity Huffman Makes U.K. Stage Debut in Taylor Mac's Hir, Opening February 21 by Andrew Gans

Steven Kunis directs the revival for the Park Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM

Hadestown Opens in the West End February 21 by Andrew Gans

The London return of the Tony-winning musical plays the Lyric Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Mamie Parris to Star in Title Role of Goodspeed's The Mystery of Edwin Drood; Complete Cast Announced by Andrew Gans

Rob Ruggerio will direct the Tony-winning Rupert Holmes musical whodunit.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

Little Night Music Event Will Celebrate Sondheim and Mozart by Andrew Gans

Original Jersey Boys star Daniel Reichard will interpret songs by late Tony-winning composer-lyricist Sondheim.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:24PM

New U.K. and Ireland Tour of Murder on the Orient Express Will Launch This Fall by Andrew Gans

Lucy Bailey will direct Ken Ludwig's adaptation of the Agatha Christie classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:48PM

Photos: Get a 1st Look at Felicity Huffman's U.K. Stage Debut in Taylor Mac's Hir by Andrew Gans

Steven Kunis directs the revival for the Park Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12PM

Check Out New Photos of West End Hadestown by Andrew Gans

The London return of the Tony-winning musical plays the Lyric Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12PM

U.K. Premiere of Nachtland, Directed by Patrick Marber, Begins February 20 by Andrew Gans

Marius von Mayenburg's satire, translated by Maja Zade, plays the Young Vic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

Matt Smith Stars in West End Revival of An Enemy of the People, Opening February 20 by Andrew Gans

Thomas Ostermeier’s reimagining of Henrik Ibsen’s thought-provoking drama plays the Duke of York's Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

See Who's Starring in London Tide, Based on a Charles Dickens Novel, at the National by Andrew Gans

The London world premiere features an adaptation by Ben Power, who wrote original songs with PJ Harvey.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

Cast Complete for West End Return of Sister Act, Starring Beverley Knight by Andrew Gans

Knight will open the production at London's Dominion and will be succeeded by Alexandra Burke.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM
Monday, February 19, 2024

Sierra Boggess and Josh Grisetti Star in Free Readings of InunDATED, A New Musical February 19 by Andrew Gans

Christine Pedi directs for the York Theatre Company's Developmental Reading Series.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02AM

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