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Thursday, February 29, 2024

Photos: Go Inside London Cabaret Rehearsals With Cara Delevingne, Luke Treadaway, Michael Ahomka-Lindsay by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The West End hit is getting ready to welcome several new stars beginning March 11.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:36PM
Sunday, February 25, 2024

Jodie Prenger Stars in Hope Mill Theatre's 1-Night-Only Gypsy in Concert February 25 by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The evening is a fundraiser for the Manchester venue, with theatre founder Joseph Houston at the helm.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Thursday, February 22, 2024

Photos: Take a Look at West End Premiere of Bronco Billy—The Musical by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Based on the 1980 Clint Eastwood film, the show recently opened in the U.K. following a 2019 world premiere in Los Angeles.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM
Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Watch Michael Sheen in Trailer for Tim Price's Nye at London's National Theatre by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Charting the creation of Britain's National Health Service, the new work is directed by Rufus Norris.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:18AM
Thursday, February 8, 2024

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for Tim Price's Nye at London's National, Starring Michael Sheen by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Charting the creation of Britain's National Health Service, the new work is directed by Rufus Norris.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:18PM

Kristin Chenoweth, Melody Butiu, Nina White, More to Lead Boston Premiere of Stephen Schwartz Musical The Queen of Versailles by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The new work is inspired by real-life beauty queen and socialite Jacqueline "Jackie" Siegel.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:12AM
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

See Who's Joining Jodie Prenger in Hope Mill Theatre's 1-Night-Only Gypsy in Concert by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The evening will be a fundraiser for the Manchester venue, with theatre founder Joseph Houston at the helm.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM
Monday, January 29, 2024

Photos: Take a Look at Brandon Uranowitz, Denée Benton, Grey Henson in Kennedy Center Tick, Tick...BOOM! by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Neil Patrick Harris directs the semi-autobiographical musical from Rent writer Jonathan Larson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36AM
Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Hannah Waddingham Will Return as Host for 2024 Olivier Awards by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Waddingham is a three-time Olivier nominee for her work in Spamalot, A Little Night Music, and Kiss Me, Kate.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM
Thursday, January 11, 2024

Video: Watch Highlights From New Musical The Witches at London's National by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Take a look at Dave Malloy's new stage musical of the Roald Dahl novel, currently making its world premiere.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:42PM
Thursday, January 4, 2024

Alison Luff, Adam Jacobs, Christina Sajous, More Join Cast of The Who's Tommy on Broadway by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The revival of the rock opera will begin in March at the Nederlander Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:18AM
Wednesday, January 3, 2024

A Sign of the Times Will Play Commercial Run at Off-Broadway's New World Stages by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The new musical features the songs of Petula Clark, Lesley Gore, Dusty Springfield, and other 1960s artists.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:36PM

Waitress Stage Film Sets Streaming Premiere Date by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The musical was captured during its 2021 return to Broadway with Sara Bareilles leading the cast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:02PM
Thursday, December 28, 2023

Video: Watch 'Joyous Montage' From Broadway's Purlie Victorious, Starring Leslie Odom Jr. and Kara Young by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The first-ever Broadway revival of the Ossie Davis play was previously extended through February.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM
Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Video: Watch Sierra Boggess and Julie Benko Sing 'Where You Go' From Broadway's Harmony by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman's new musical plays the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM
Tuesday, December 26, 2023

The Color Purple Movie Musical Tops the Box Office on Christmas Day by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Another movie musical, Wonka, also reigned strong at the box office.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:24PM
Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Eric Ulloa's Reindeer Sessions Makes World Premiere at Human Race Theater Company December 13 by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The holiday play is directed by Igor Goldin at the Dayton, Ohio, theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:12PM
Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Photos: Get a 1st Look at Avett Brothers Musical Swept Away, Opening December 6 at Arena Stage by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The new musical has extended its limited engagement at the D.C. theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:02PM

Photos: Go Into the Recording Studio With Cast of Off-Broadway's The Gardens of Anuncia by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The new Michael John LaChiusa musical, directed and inspired by Graciela Daniele, stars Mary Testa, Andréa Burns, Priscilla Lopez, and Eden Espinosa.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:12PM
Tuesday, November 28, 2023

The House of Bernarda Alba Opens at London's National Theatre November 28 by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Harriet Walter, Isis Hainsworth, Rosalind Eleazar, and Thusitha Jayasundera star in Alice Birch's 'radical' adaptation of the Federico García Lorca play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36AM
Friday, November 17, 2023

Video: Watch Nkrumah Gatling's Heartfelt 'Make Them Hear You' From Signature's Ragtime by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Matthew Gardiner directs the Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty musical at the D.C.-area theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Video: Watch Nkrumah Gatling, Awa Sal Secka, Teal Wicks, More in Highlights From Signature's Ragtime by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Matthew Gardiner directs the Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty musical at the D.C.-area theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:42PM
Friday, October 27, 2023

2nd Performance Added for London My Favorite Things Concert Celebrating Rodgers and Hammerstein by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Audra McDonald, Julian Ovenden, Marisha Wallace, and Patrick Wilson are headlining the 80th anniversary event.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:25AM
Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Full Cast Set for Peter Pan National Tour With Revised Book by Larissa FastHorse by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Lonny Price will direct the new production, premiering at Saint Paul, Minnesota's Ordway Center.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:13PM
Thursday, October 12, 2023

Video: Watch Teal Wicks, Bill English, Nkrumah Gatling, and Cast of Signature's Ragtime Sing Title Tune by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The Ahrens and Flaherty musical begins previews at the D.C.-area theatre later this month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:37AM
Monday, October 9, 2023

Photos: Get a 1st Look at Broadway Revival of Merrily We Roll Along by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Led by Lindsay Mendez, Jonathan Groff, and Daniel Radcliffe, the starry Sondheim revival is playing the Hudson Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:49PM

Dates Set for Les Misérables Arena Spectacular World Tour by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Expanded from the 2019 West End concert, the new production has been created for venues seating as much as 5,000.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:55AM
Thursday, October 5, 2023

Tony Yazbeck Directing Debra Messing, Jayne Houdyshell, More in Reading of Stage Fright by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Jed Seidel's comedy concerns an actor with stage fright and a murder that leaves cast and crew on edge.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:55AM
Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Bertie Carvel and Patsy Ferran Star in London Revival of Pygmalion, Opening September 19 by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Richard Jones directs the classic George Bernard Shaw comedy for The Old Vic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Corey Stoll, Natalie Gold, Alyssa Emily Marvin Will Join Sarah Paulson in Broadway's Appropriate by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Second Stage is producing Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Broadway playwriting debut.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:19PM

All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
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