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Friday, October 20, 2017

Kathleen Marshall Will Direct Much Ado About Nothing at the Old Globe by Andrew Gans

Two other productions have also been announced for the 2018 summer season, which also includes Dr. Seuss' The Lorax.

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Screening Will Feature Talkback With Chita Rivera by Andrew Gans

The evening will benefit The United Palace of Culture Arts in Washington Heights.

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Tony Nominee Michael Cumpsty Will Direct The Importance of Being Earnest by Andrew Gans

Casting has been announced for the Two River Theater production of the Oscar Wilde classic.

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Cast Complete for Bay Street Theater's Death of a Salesman by Andrew Gans

Joe Minutillo directs the limited engagement, which begins in November.

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London Revival of The Rink Sets Dates at Southwark Playhouse by Andrew Gans

Adam Lenson will direct the John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Terrence McNally musical.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Teal Wicks and Jill Paice Among Cast for Reading of New Musical The Black and White Ball by Andrew Gans

Hannah Ryan will direct the reading with musical direction by Lawrence Yurman.

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Beth Leavel and Christopher Sieber Will Head Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse’s Annie by Andrew Gans

The company will also include Erin Mackey, Cooper Grodin, and Kim Sava.

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Jason Robert Brown Says Betty Buckley’s Version of His ’Hope’ Did the ’Virtually Impossible’ by Andrew Gans

Tony winner Buckley performed the new song during her recent Joe’s Pub engagement.

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Immersive Production of Andrew Lippa’s The Wild Party Will Play Brooklyn by Andrew Gans

Illumination Act’s staging will begin performances at Loft 172 on Halloween.

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In the Heights’ Andréa Burns Will Be Billie Dawn in Born Yesterday by Andrew Gans

Maltz Jupiter Theatre will present the Garson Kanin comedy beginning October 29.

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Cast Set for Melbourne Run of Dream Lover—The Bobby Darin Musical, Starring David Campbell by Andrew Gans

Simon Phillips directs the production, which will begin performances at Arts Centre Melbourne December 27

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Cast Announced for U.K.’s First All-Black Production of Guys and Dolls by Andrew Gans

Performances begin in December at the Royal Exchange Theatre.

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Final Work of Sam Shepard Will Be Released in December by Andrew Gans

The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright passed away in July.

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Amber Riley Will Depart London Dreamgirls; 3 Actors Will Share Role of Effie White by Andrew Gans

Glee star Riley won an Olivier Award for her performance.

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Wicked’s Jackie Burns Shares Her 10 Favorite Theatregoing Experiences by Andrew Gans

Bernadette Peters, Ben Platt, Heather Headley, and Sutton Foster are some of Broadway’s current Elphaba’s favorites.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Janet Dacal, Judy Gold, Brandon Uranowitz, and More Cast in Votes for Women Reading by Andrew Gans

Marcia Milgrom Dodge will direct the evening as part of the Project Shaw series.

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Watch Brenda Braxton, Cunio, and Katie Thompson Belt Out Kander and Ebb Tunes by Andrew Gans

The three actors will be part of the Abingdon Theatre Company gala that features a performance of And the World Goes ’Round.

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Cast Announced for World Premiere of The Twilight Zone, Based on Classic TV Series by Andrew Gans

Previews will begin at London’s Almeida Theatre in December.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Resigns From House of Lords by Andrew Gans

The award-winning composer is currently represented on Broadway with The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, and School of Rock.

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Tony Nominee Adrienne Warren Will Star as Tina Turner in World Premiere of Tina Musical by Andrew Gans

Previews begin in March 2018 at the Aldwych Theatre.

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Sienna Miller Joins Audra McDonald, Daveed Diggs, More for Carnegie Hall Children's Monologues Benefit by Andrew Gans

Oscar winner Danny Boyle will direct the evening, which also features Javier Muñoz, Charlize Theron, and Susan Sarandon.

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Grosses Analysis: Hamilton, The Lion King, and Hello, Dolly! Again Surpass $2 Million Mark by Andrew Gans

Seven other productions reached seven figures in the week ending October 15.

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Hayley Tamaddon to Star in U.K. Tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie by Andrew Gans

The Emmerdale and Dancing on Ice star will play the Kansas girl determined to make it big in Manhattan.

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Betty Buckley’s Dazzling Story Songs #2 Runs the Gamut of Emotions by Andrew Gans

The Tony winner’s latest concert act is a powerful and ultimately hopeful meditation on the world in which we now live.

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Tony Winner Jessie Mueller Stars in Readings of New Musical Museum of Broken Relationships Starting October 16 by Andrew Gans

The new musical features music by Daniel Green and a book and lyrics by David H. Bell.

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Cabaret Convention Begins October 16 at Jazz at Lincoln Center by Andrew Gans

The annual celebration of New York City nightlife features Amra-Faye Wright, Molly Pope, and more.

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Helen Mirren Will Be Honored With Lincoln Center's Chaplin Award by Andrew Gans

The Oscar and Tony-winning actor will be celebrated in April 2018 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Reworked Version of Little Shop of Horrors, From Ellen Greene and Frank Oz, Blocked Due to Rights Issues by Andrew Gans

A stage version of Little Shop that blended both the stage and film scripts will likely not move forward.

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Scandal’s Joe Morton Plays Comedy Genius Dick Gregory in Turn Me Loose in Los Angeles by Andrew Gans

The production has already been extended at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.

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Ian McKellen Will Provide the Voice for the Demon in London Premiere of The Exorcist by Andrew Gans

Performances begin October 20 at the Phoenix Theatre.

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Watch Groundhog Day Star Bill Murray Speak, Sing, and Emote Medley of Tunes From West Side Story by Andrew Gans

The Oscar nomiene was joined by Jan Vogler & Friends on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.

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