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Friday, September 23, 2022

Watch Highlights From World Premiere of The Notebook Musical by Andrew Gans

Michael Greif directs the Ingrid Michaelson-Bekah Brunstetter musical at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:03PM

60 Years After Recording, Barbra Streisand—Live at The Bon Soir Sets Release Date by Andrew Gans

Check out the complete track list, and take a listen to Streisand's 1962 recording of "Cry Me a River."

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:07PM

Watch ASL Version of Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'We Don't Talk About Bruno' From Encanto by Andrew Gans

Disney Music Group teamed up with Deaf West Theatre for the new music video, released in celebration of International Day of Sign Languages.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:33PM

Cast Complete for Hope Mill Theatre's Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Starring Grace Mouat by Andrew Gans

The stage adaptation will make its U.K. premiere in November.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:07AM

Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations Sets London Premiere by Andrew Gans

The Tony-nominated musical will play the Prince Edward Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:55AM

Checking In With… A Strange Loop Star James Jackson, Jr. by Andrew Gans

The actor, who will go it solo next month at the Green Room 42, looks back at his Broadway opening and his encounter with Bernadette Peters on Tony night.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM

Gabriella Enriquez, Pablo Torres, Eric Ulloa Star in Reimagined Evita Beginning September 23 at Bucks County Playhouse by Andrew Gans

The dance-centric production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical is set in the basement of an Argentinian tango bar.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:13AM

New National Tour of Tony-Winning The Book of Mormon Launches September 23 by Andrew Gans

The non-Equity production begins in Utica, New York.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:13AM
Thursday, September 22, 2022

12 NYC Productions Taking Part in TDF Veterans Theatregoing Program by Andrew Gans

TDF recently received an $88,000 grant to support the initiative.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:19PM

Paradise Square's Christina Anderson Named Winner of 2022 Horton Foote Prize by Andrew Gans

Anderson is being honored for her play the ripple, the wave that carried me home.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:03PM

London's Wicked to Welcome Return of Mark Curry by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical continues in the West End at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:07AM

Joanna Ampil Will Be the Engineer in Sheffield Theatres' Miss Saigon by Andrew Gans

The musical will be reimagined by co-directors Robert Hastie and Anthony Lau.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:55AM

World Premiere of The Griswolds' Broadway Vacation Musical Opens September 22 in Seattle by Andrew Gans

David Rossmer and Steve Rosen's Broadway-aimed musical plays the 5th Avenue Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:19AM

U.K. Tour of Noises Off, Starring Felicity Kendal, Begins September 22 by Andrew Gans

Lindsay Posner directs the 40th anniversary production of Michael Frayn's award-winning farce.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:19AM
Wednesday, September 21, 2022

U.K. and Ireland Tour of Jersey Boys Will Welcome New Cast Members by Andrew Gans

The tour opened in November 2021 at New Wimbledon Theatre and is currently scheduled through April 2023.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:33PM

Watch Sheryl Lee Ralph Recall Her Dreamgirls Audition on The Jennifer Hudson Show by Andrew Gans

The recent Emmy winner also shared a few of Michael Bennett's steps with Dreamgirls Oscar winner Hudson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:07AM

London Production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Will Play Toronto by Andrew Gans

Linzi Hateley and Jac Yarrow will repeat their roles in the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:55AM

World Premiere of Laura Winters' All of Me Begins at Barrington Stage Company September 21 by Andrew Gans

Ashley Brooke Monroe directs the limited run at the Massachusetts venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:19AM

Blues for an Alabama Sky, With Samira Wiley, Osy Ikhile, Giles Terera, Begins at London's National September 21 by Andrew Gans

Lynette Linton, artistic director of the Bush Theatre, makes her National Theatre directing debut.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:19AM
Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Brandon J. Dirden to Direct Wife Crystal Dickinson in Two River Theater Season Opener, Wine in the Wilderness by Andrew Gans

Alice Childress' drama will begin performances next month at the New Jersey venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:55PM

Carmen Cusack, Philippe Arroyo, Faith Prince, More Cast in Edie Brickell's 38 Minutes Workshop in NYC by Andrew Gans

Josh Rhodes will direct with musical direction and arrangements by Rob Berman.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:13AM

Cast Complete for Off-Broadway's Good Enemy, Starring Francis Jue by Andrew Gans

Directed by Chay Yew, the Audible Theater production of Yilong Liu's play will begin performances at the Minetta Lane in October.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:37AM

Chita Rivera Will Be Part of Bernstein on Broadway: A Celebration by Andrew Gans

The evening at Feinstein's/54 Below will honor the legacy of Leonard Bernstein and commemorate the 65th anniversary of West Side Story.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:03AM

North Shore Music Theatre's Little Shop of Horrors Begins September 20 by Andrew Gans

The Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical plays the Massachusetts venue through October 2.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Monday, September 19, 2022

Muny and St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Join Forces for Star-Filled Stephen Sondheim Concert by Andrew Gans

A Little Sondheim Music will be presented next month at Powell Hall.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:55PM

Maury Yeston and Arthur Kopit’s Phantom, Starring K-Pop Artist Kyuhyun, to Be Screened in NYC by Andrew Gans

The screening of the Korean production will be presented in Korean with English subtitles.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33PM

Sean Hayes to Return to Broadway in Doug Wright’s Good Night, Oscar by Andrew Gans

Directed by Lisa Peterson, the limited engagement will play the Belasco Theatre this spring.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:07AM

Jeannette Bayardelle, Jarrod Spector, Kendrick Jones, More Explore History of Broadway Song and Dance September 19 by Andrew Gans

The Broadway by the Year concert showcases the work of Susan Stroman, Andy Blankenbuehler, Sergio Trujillo, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

James Monroe Iglehart, Krystal Joy Brown, Aisha Jackson, More Are Part of A Wonderful World Musical Readings by Andrew Gans

Christopher Renshaw directs the September 19-20 industry readings of the new musical about the life of the late jazz legend Louis Armstrong.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM
Sunday, September 18, 2022

'Waving' Goodbye: Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen Ends Tony-Winning Run September 18 by Andrew Gans

Sam Primack currently stars as high school student Evan Hansen, the role created by Tony winner Ben Platt in November 2016.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:13AM

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