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Friday, February 15, 2019

Reed Birney, Cady Huffman & David Cromer Set for Off-Broadway's Nassim by Andy Lefkowitz

Barrow Street Theatricals has announced a talent-packed new slate of rotating guest actors for the American premiere of Nassim by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (Whit…

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Reed Birney, Cady Huffman & David Cromer to Appear in Off-Broadway's Nassim by Andy Lefkowitz

Barrow Street Theatricals has announced a talent-packed new slate of rotating guest actors for the American premiere of Nassim by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (Whit…

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Watch Karen Olivo & Aaron Tveit in an Electric Trailer for Moulin Rouge! The Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

The countdown has begun for the Broadway arrival of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, the new stage show based on the popular film. Appropriate for Valentine's Day, the show has just relea…

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Alice by Heart Extended Again by Off-Broadway's MCC Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's MCC Theater has announced another extension for the world premiere musical Alice by Heart, inspired by Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Recen…

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Alice by Heart's Nkeki Obi-Melekwe to Replace Adrienne Warren in West End's Tina by Andy Lefkowitz

Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, a rising star currently appearing in the off-Broadway musical Alice by Heart, has been selected to take over the role of Tina Turner in the West End production of the accl…

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Michael Berresse to Direct New Musical Darling Grenadine; Plus Two World Premieres Set for Roundabout 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced a trio of exciting new productions set to appear as part of its 2020 off-Broadway season. The Harold & Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre will h…

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Michael James Scott Returns to Broadway's Aladdin as the Genie by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway alum Michael James Scott, standout star of the Australian and London productions of Disney's Aladdin, steps into the hit Broadway production beginning on February 15. Scott repr…

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Kara Lindsay Will Return to Beautiful: The Carole King Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Happy days are here again! Kara Lindsay is returning to the cast of Beautiful. The talented star will again take on the role of Cynthia Weil beginning on March 14 at the Stephen Sondhei…

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Superhero, Starring Kate Baldwin & Bryce Pinkham, Receives Extension by Second Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

The world premiere musical Superhero has received a one-week extension with the nonprofit Second Stage Theater. Originally announced to conclude on March 24, the show will now end its off-Br…

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Michael Jackson Musical Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough Will Move Straight to Broadway; Out-of-Town Run Canceled by Andy Lefkowitz

The Michael Jackson Estate and Columbia Live Stage have announced that the new musical Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough will now have its world premiere on Broadway in the summer of 20…

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Mark Jacoby to Star in World Premiere Play Vilna at Off-Broadway's Theatre at St. Clement's by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee Mark Jacoby has signed on to lead the company of Vilna, a new drama written by Ira Fuchs set to make its world premiere at the Theatre at St. Clement's. Joseph Discher …

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Amélie Musical Casts Audrey Brisson as Title Star for U.K. Premiere by Andy Lefkowitz

The U.K. premiere staging of the musical Amélie has found its leading star. French-Canadian stage-and-screen actress Audrey Brisson will headline the previously announced to…

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West End's True West, with Kit Harington & Johnny Flynn, Captured by Audible by Andy Lefkowitz

The celebrated West End staging of Sam Shepard's True West, currently appearing at London's Vaudeville Theatre, has been recorded by Audible for release as an audio play. Matthe…

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Watch Karen Olivo & Aaron Tveit in an Electric First Trailer for Moulin Rouge! The Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

The countdown has begun for the Broadway arrival of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, the new stage show based on the popular film. Appropriate for Valentine's Day, the show has just relea…

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Kiss Me, Kate Returns to Broadway on Valentine's Day by Andy Lefkowitz

The hotly anticipated new Broadway revival of Kiss Me, Kate kicks off preview performances on February 14 at Studio 54. Directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle and musi…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Wicked Will Welcome Michael McCormick & Gizel Jiménez to Broadway Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

A pair of celebrated stage talents are stepping into the hit Broadway musical Wicked for the first time. On February 18, Michael McCormick will take over the role of The Wizard from Kevin Ch…

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Ben Platt & Charlie Carver Warm Our Hearts in New 'Ease My Mind' Music Video by Andy Lefkowitz

We're counting down the days until the March 29 release of Ben Platt's debut album Sing to Me Instead. In advance of the album's premiere, the Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner h…

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Maggie Smith to Play a Secretary in the Nazi Regime in London Solo Play A German Life by Andy Lefkowitz

Award-winning actress Maggie Smith will return to the stage for the first time in 12 years in A German Life, a new solo play by Tony winner Christopher Hampton (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) abo…

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My Fair Lady Shines On with Laura Benanti & a Loverly Company of New Stars by Andy Lefkowitz

Nearing its first year anniversary on Broadway, Lincoln Center Theater's Tony-nominated revival of My Fair Lady is still going strong at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. A talented lineup of…

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Be More Chill Ups Its Cool Factor as Previews Begin on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Upgrade! Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz's fan-favorite musical Be More Chill officially begins its Broadway run at the Lyceum Theatre on February 13. Arriving direct from a sold-out off-Broadw…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The Book of Merman to End Off-Broadway Run at St. Luke's Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

The new musical comedy The Book of Merman has set a closing date of February 17 at off-Broadway's St. Luke's Theatre. Previews began on October 5, 2018 in advance of an October 21 op…

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Lee Wilkof & More to Join Michael Stuhlbarg in Socrates at the Public by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Tim Blake Nelson's world premiere play Socrates at off-Broadway's Public Theater. The previously announced production, directed by Tony winner Doug …

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Krystina Alabado to Join Mean Girls on Broadway; Ashley Park Sets Exit Date by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony-nominated hit Mean Girls will welcome Krystina Alabado in the role of Gretchen Wieners beginning on March 12. Alabado will replace Tony-nominated original cast member Ashley Park, w…

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S. Epatha Merkerson to Lead 60th-Anniversary Staging of A Raisin in the Sun & More in Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2019 Season by Andy Lefkowitz

A powerful lineup of world premieres and high-profile revivals have been announced for the 2019 summer season of the Williamstown Theatre Festival. The 65th season of the Tony-winning Berksh…

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Veronica Dunne Makes a Jazzy Return to Chicago on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Veronica Dunne reprises her celebrated turn as Roxie Hart in the Tony-winning revival of Chicago beginning on February 12. Dunne replaces Charlotte d'Amboise, who exited the product…

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Pomme Koch Takes Over as Itzik in Tony-Winning The Band's Visit by Andy Lefkowitz

Pomme Koch, an original standby of The Band's Visit, graduates to the role of Itzik in the Tony-winning hit beginning on February 12. Koch replaces Brandon Uranowitz, who exited the prod…

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Laura Benanti Extends Run in My Fair Lady on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

This news is just loverly! Tony winner Laura Benanti is extending her engagement as Eliza Doolittle in Lincoln Center Theater's Tony-nominated revival of My Fair Lady. Originally an…

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Hadestown Completes Casting for Broadway Premiere by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is set for the Broadway premiere of singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell's acclaimed musical Hadestown. The previously announced main-stem staging, arriving direct from a c…

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Dear Evan Hansen Sets Dates for West End Transfer to the Noël Coward Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Mark your calendar! The Tony-winning hit musical Dear Evan Hansen has announced start dates for its highly anticipated West End production. The beloved show will begin previews at the previo…

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Ben Platt Announces Cities & Dates for North American Tour by Andy Lefkowitz

Ben Platt is taking his act on the road. The Tony-winning original star of Dear Evan Hansen has announced the schedule for his upcoming North American concert tour, presented in conjunction …

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Waitress Film Star Eddie Jemison Reprises the Role of Ogie on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Here he comes, Waitress fans. Eddie Jemison, the comedic actor who warmed the hearts of filmgoers in the 2007 film Waitress, returns to the role of Ogie in the Broadway musical adaptati…

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