All stories by Andrew Gans on BroadwayStars

Monday, July 4, 2022

PBS' A Capitol Fourth, Featuring West Side Story Tribute With Chita Rivera, Broadcast July 4 by Andrew Gans

Darren Criss and Yolanda Adams are also part of the broadcast, which is available to stream.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Sunday, July 3, 2022

The Orchard, Starring Mikhail Baryshnikov and Jessica Hecht, Ends Off-Broadway Run July 3 by Andrew Gans

Igor Golyak's adaptation of the Chekhov classic is also available virtually.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM
Saturday, July 2, 2022

U.K. Tour of Bugsy Malone Musical Begins July 2 by Andrew Gans

Sean Holmes directs the Alan Parker-Paul Williams musical based on Parker's 1976 film.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Friday, July 1, 2022

Watch Alex Newell, Alan Menken, More in Say It With Pride: Disney+ Celebrates Pride 365 Variety Show by Andrew Gans

The stream celebrates the achievements and contributions of the LGBTQIA+ community.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:03PM

Watch Mean Girls National Tour Cast Perform Remixed “I Am What I Am” by Andrew Gans

Company members of the hit Tina Fey musical celebrate Pride with a music video for their advocacy Instagram page @changeisfetch.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

Mary Poppins Will Take Final Flight at London's Prince Edward Theatre in 2023 by Andrew Gans

Zizi Strallen currently stars as the high-flying nanny.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM

Come From Away Sets Closing Date at London's Phoenix Theatre by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical resumed performances in the West End in July 2021.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:33AM

Liza Minnelli's Record-Breaking 1979 Carnegie Hall Concerts Released on LP and CD July 1 by Andrew Gans

The three-CD set of Live in New York 1979 features previously unreleased material.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37AM
Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Seth Rudetsky Will Bring Big Fat Broadway Show to Theatre by the Sea by Andrew Gans

The actor, musical director, columnist, radio personality, and Stars in the House host will play the Rhode Island venue July 11.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Joy Woods, Maryann Plunkett, Ryan Vasquez, More Cast in World Premiere of The Notebook Musical by Andrew Gans

Performances of the Ingrid Michaelson-Bekah Brunstetter musical will begin in September at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:54PM

Watch Jason Tam, Bonnie Milligan, More in Complete Opening Number From Broadway Bares: XXX by Andrew Gans

The 30th anniversary burlesque performance benefited Broadway Cares.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06PM

Checking In With… Hadestown Star T. Oliver Reid by Andrew Gans

The actor discusses succeeding Tony winner André De Shields as Hermes in the Tony-winning musical Hadestown.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM

Elesha Paul Moses, Caleb Roberts, More Join Cast of London's Tina—The Tina Turner Musical June 29 by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical continues at the Aldwych Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

The Seagull, Starring Game of Thrones' Emilia Clarke, Begins Previews in London June 29 by Andrew Gans

Jamie Lloyd directs the production at the West End's Harold Pinter Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM
Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Keith David, Bryan Batt, Marcia Cross, More Will Star in Reading of Pay the Writer by Andrew Gans

Sheldon Epps will direct Tawni O’Dell's new play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:18PM

Jim Parsons Will Star in CSC's A Man of No Importance Musical Off-Broadway by Andrew Gans

John Doyle will direct the revival of the Terrence McNally-Stephen Flaherty-Lynn Ahrens musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:33AM

Ryan McCartan Will Return to Cast of Disney's Frozen Tour by Andrew Gans

Caroline Bowman and Lauren Nicole Chapman currently head the cast of the musical based on the hit animated film of the same name.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:03AM

Richard Coyle and Niall Buggy to Join London's To Kill a Mockingbird by Andrew Gans

Bartlett Sher directs Aaron Sorkin's stage adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM
Monday, June 27, 2022

Charlotte d’Amboise, Mark Evans, Alex Newell, More Cast in World Premiere of The Last Supper Musical by Andrew Gans

Sheryl Kaller will direct the musical penned by Jeremy Desmon and Jeff Thomson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:25PM

Ralph Fiennes Will Return to New York Stage in David Hare's Straight Line Crazy by Andrew Gans

Nicholas Hytner, who helmed the London world premiere, will again direct the Off-Broadway run.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18PM

Watch Highlights From To Kill a Mockingbird National Tour Starring Richard Thomas by Andrew Gans

Melanie Moore, Jacqueline Williams, Justin Mark, Yaegel T. Welch, and Mockingbird Oscar nominee Mary Badham join the Emmy winner.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:37AM

Antonio Banderas and Andrew Lloyd Webber Launch Production Company for Spanish-Language Productions by Andrew Gans

Spanish productions of several Lloyd Webber musicals are among the first plans for the duo's Amigos Para Siempre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

Q. Smith, Shaakirah Nazim-Harris, Bryce Valle, More Are Part of June 27-28 Readings of New Musical When We Get There by Andrew Gans

Pat Golden directs the industry readings with music direction by Mary Ann Ivan.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:00AM

Broadway Stars Will Take It Off to Celebrate Skivvies' 10th Anniversary by Andrew Gans

Nick Cearley and Lauren Molina will be joined Broadway actors for an evening at Joe's Pub.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:03AM

Christine Andreas, Crystal Joy, Brian Charles Rooney, More Are Part of Almost on Broadway Town Hall Concert June 27 by Andrew Gans

The Broadway by the Year series continues with an evening featuring tunes never heard on the Main Stem.c

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

Brennan Srisirikul, Aisha Jackson, Treshelle Edmond, More Are Part of Disabled Down Center Benefit June 27 by Andrew Gans

Playbill presents the evening spotlighting working disabled artists as they perform their favorite show tunes.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

Sarah Schulman's The Lady Hamlet Makes World Premiere June 27 by Andrew Gans

The gender-defying comedy plays the Provincetown Theater under the direction of David Drake.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Sunday, June 26, 2022

East Coast Premiere of Kiss My Aztec! Ends Run June 26 by Andrew Gans

Hartford Stage presents the musical comedy by John Leguizamo, Benjamin Velez, and David Kamp.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM

Broadway Bares: XXX, Benefiting Broadway Cares, Plays Hammerstein Ballroom June 26 by Andrew Gans

The 30th anniversary burlesque performance features Ariana DeBose, Ramin Karimloo, the Queens of Broadway's SIX: The Musical, and many more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM