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Friday, July 23, 2021

Public Theater Cancels July 23 Performance of Merry Wives by Andrew Gans

The Wednesday and Thursday performances of the Shakespeare in the Park production were also canceled following a member of the production testing positive for the coronavirus.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:15PM

Falling in Love With Mr. Dellamort Recording, With James Monroe Iglehart, Courtney Reed, Telly Leung, Released July 23 by Andrew Gans

Jack Feldstein and Paul Doust's new musical also features Lena Hall, Jackie Hoffman, and Gavin Lee.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:26PM

New Opening Date Set for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella by Andrew Gans

Award-winning composer Lloyd Webber canceled the July 20 opening earlier this week.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:41AM

Adam J. Bernard, Tarinn Callender, Matt Henry, and Tosh Wanogho-Maud Join Cast of The Drifters Girl Musical by Andrew Gans

Beverley Knight also stars in the musical, which will play Newcastle before arriving in the West End in November.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:37AM

Cast Complete for The Muny's Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Starring Kendra Kassebaum, Edward Watts, Raymond Baynard by Andrew Gans

Performances of the family-friendly musical begin August 12 at the St. Louis venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:59AM

Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young Star in Virtual Production of First Date Beginning July 23 by Andrew Gans

Meg Fofonoff directs the Alan Zachary-Michael Weiner-Austin Winsberg musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

Ailey, About Late Visionary and Founder of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Opens in New York July 23 by Andrew Gans

Jamila Wignot’s film evokes Ailey’s memories through archival footage and audio recordings.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

It's Anything Goes as Sutton Foster Reprises Tony-Winning Role July 23 at London's Barbican by Andrew Gans

Kathleen Marshall directs and choreographs the production of the Cole Porter classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

Lillias White's New Album Get Yourself Some Happy! Released July 23 by Andrew Gans

The studio recording from the Tony winner is now available via Old Mill Road Recording.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Thursday, July 22, 2021

Jeremy Jordan and Laura Osnes Will Star in Bonnie and Clyde in Concert by Andrew Gans

The Tony nominees will reprise their Broadway roles for the London concert.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:14PM

$100 Million New York City Musical and Theatrical Production Tax Credit Launched by Andrew Gans

The program encourages the reopening of Broadway productions as part of New York's economic recovery initiative.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

Stars in the House Welcomes Six's Abby Mueller, Brittney Mack, and Samantha Pauly July 22 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:34PM

Jenn Colella, Derek Klena, Shereen Pimentel, More Will Offer Songs for a New World at Radial Park by Andrew Gans

The August event will be the first production presented by the rebranded New City Music Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:54PM

Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes Will Return to Radio City Music Hall in November by Andrew Gans

The annual holiday extravaganza was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:34AM

Adrienne Warren Will Star in Broadway Return of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical by Andrew Gans

The Broadway favorite is a current Tony nominee (and an Olivier nominee) for her work as the rock icon.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:29AM

Disney Stars Sing Disney Hits in Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund Starting July 22 by Andrew Gans

Four in-person performances are presented at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

Come From Away Reopens at London's Phoenix Theatre July 22 by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical resumes performances with two new cast members.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Public Theater Cancels July 21-22 Performances of Merry Wives Due to Coronavirus by Andrew Gans

The Shakespeare in the Park production began previews July 6 at the outdoor Delacorte Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:35PM

Ambassador Theatre Group Will Require Proof of Vaccination in U.K. Theatres by Andrew Gans

The organization's West End theatres include The Playhouse, Harold Pinter, Lyceum, Duke of York's, Phoenix, Fortune, Ambassadors, Savoy, Piccadilly, and Apollo Victoria.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:53PM

Bette Midler, Berry Gordy, Joni Mitchell, More Among 44th Annual Kennedy Center Honorees by Andrew Gans

Recipients will be honored in December during a celebration of the arts to be filmed for subsequent TV broadcast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:20PM

Watch Cast of London's Jersey Boys Rehearse 'My Eyes Adored You' by Andrew Gans

Ben Joyce, Adam Bailey, Karl James Wilson, and Benjamin Yates perform the classic tune for the upcoming production of the Tony-winning musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:34AM

Checking In With… Tony Nominee Lilli Cooper, Star of Tootsie, SpongeBob SquarePants, Spring Awakening by Andrew Gans

The Broadway favorite will make her solo New York cabaret debut later this month at Feinstein's/54 Below.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:09AM
Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Dear Evan Hansen Film Will Make World Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival by Andrew Gans

The film, based on the Tony-winning musical, will open the festival in September.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:46AM

Cast Complete for London Return of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton by Andrew Gans

The Olivier-winning musical returns to the Victoria Palace Theatre in August.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:21AM

At 93, Marilyn Maye Says (and Sings) 'I'm Still Here' by Andrew Gans

The veteran cabaret artist tells CBS Sunday Morning that, after returning from the pandemic, her audiences not only cheered but cried.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:52AM

Stars in the House Welcomes NaTasha Yvette Williams, Lillias White, Darius de Haas, More July 20 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:39AM
Monday, July 19, 2021

Merry Wives Opening Postponed Following Jacob Ming-Trent Injury by Andrew Gans

The Shakespeare in the Park production began previews July 6 at the outdoor Delacorte Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:52PM

Cast Complete for West End Premiere of Disney's Frozen by Andrew Gans

Previews are set to begin August 27 at London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:28PM

Watch Lillias White Sing 'A Little Imagination' From New Recording Get Yourself Some Happy! by Andrew Gans

The studio recording will be released July 23 via Old Mill Road Recording.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00PM

Watch Hugh Jackman Sing (and Tap) From The Music Man by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning actor previewed his Harold Hill for The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:52AM

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