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Monday, August 20, 2018

Jack Riddiford to Join Vanessa Redgrave & More in West End Transfer of The Inheritance by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the upcoming West End transfer of Matthew Lopez's new play The Inheritance. On the heels of an acclaimed world premiere staging at the Young Vic, the play will ap…

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Tamyra Gray Dances Back into Tony-Winning Once On This Island by Andy Lefkowitz

American Idol alum Tamyra Gray returns to the Tony-winning and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning revival of Once On This Island in the role of Papa Ge beginning on August 20. Gray b…

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Sally Field & Bill Pullman to Lead New Staging of All My Sons at London's Old Vic by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee Sally Field and stage veteran Bill Pullman have signed on to lead a new London production of Arthur Miller's Tony-winning drama All My Sons. Directed by Tony nominee Je…

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John Kander's The Beast in the Jungle to Be Preserved on Album from Broadway Records by Andy Lefkowitz

Four-time Tony-winning legend John Kander's instrumental score of waltzes heard in the acclaimed dance play The Beast in the Jungle will be captured on a recording from Broadway Records.…

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Marylouise Burke & Gary Wilmes to Join Ethan Hawke & Paul Dano in Broadway's True West by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the upcoming Broadway revival of Sam Shepard's True West. James Macdonald will direct the production, slated to begin previews on December 27, 2018 at the Am…

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Meat Loaf Musical Bat Out of Hell Announces Jordan Luke Gage as New West End Star by Andy Lefkowitz

The hit West End staging of the Meat Loaf musical Bat Out of Hell has announced that current alternate Jordan Luke Gage will take over the regular track as Strat beginning on September 3 at …

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Sally Field & Bill Pullman to Lead New Staging of All My Sons at London's Young Vic by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee Sally Field and stage veteran Bill Pullman have signed on to lead a new London production of Arthur Miller's Tony-winning drama All My Sons. Directed by Tony nominee Je…

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Puffs Will Welcome New Cast Members to Hit Off-Broadway Run by Andy Lefkowitz

The celebrated off-Broadway comedy Puffs: Or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic has announced new cast members slated to join the company o…

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The Other Josh Cohen to Play Return Run at Off-Broadway's Westside Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

The Other Josh Cohen is making an off-Broadway return. The acclaimed musical comedy, featuring a book, music and lyrics by David Rossmer and Steve Rosen—who will again co-star in …

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Trevor Nunn to Stage New Revival of Fiddler on the Roof at Menier Chocolate Factory by Andy Lefkowitz

London's Menier Chocolate Factory has announced a major revival of Fiddler on the Roof, in a new staging by Tony- and Olivier-winning director Trevor Nunn. The production will begin prev…

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World Premiere Beetlejuice Musical Finds Its Stars in Alex Brightman & Sophia Anne Caruso by Andy Lefkowitz

Initial casting has been announced for the pre-Broadway run of Beetlejuice, a new musical based on the fan-favorite 1988 film. Tony nominee Alex Brightman will lead the company in …

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Pretty Woman: The Musical Officially Opens on the Great White Way by Andy Lefkowitz

Pretty Woman: The Musical, the new stage show based on the late Garry Marshall's hit 1990 film, celebrates opening night at the Nederlander Theatre on August 16. Jerry Mitchell directs a…

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Keri Russell to Join Adam Driver in Broadway Revival of Burn This by Andy Lefkowitz

Keri Russell is bound for Broadway. The Emmy nominee will make her main-stem debut as Anna in the highly anticipated new staging of Lanford Wilson's Burn This. The previously announced&n…

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Motown The Musical Will Conclude Its West End Run by Andy Lefkowitz

Farewell to a mega hit! In advance of major refurbishments taking place at the Shaftesbury Theatre, the celebrated tuner Motown The Musical will end its run on April 20, 2019 following …

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Full Casting Set for Mother of the Maid Starring Glenn Close; Production Extends Two Weeks by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Public Theater has announced complete casting for the New York premiere play Mother of the Maid written by Jane Anderson and directed by Matthew Penn. Previews are schedul…

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Full Casting Set for Mother of the Maid Starring Glenn Close by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Public Theater has announced complete casting for the New York premiere play Mother of the Maid written by Jane Anderson and directed by Matthew Penn. Previews will begin …

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Jennifer Simard to Join Company of Mean Girls; Kerry Butler Sets Final Performance Date by Andy Lefkowitz

This casting is totally fetch! Tony nominee Jennifer Simard will make her way to the August Wilson Theatre on September 11, stepping into the Tony-nominated and Broadway.com Audience Choice …

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Gina Gershon to Play Melania Trump in New Musical Comedy The 1st Annual Trump Family Special by Andy Lefkowitz

Gina Gershon, the star of stage and screen who recently performed an impression of Melania Trump on the The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, is taking her act off-Broadway. The acclaimed …

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Two Mormon Missionaries to Ring the Doorbell of a Broadway Legend in The Book of Merman by Andy Lefkowitz

The Book of Merman, a new musical comedy centered around one of Broadway's most iconic stars, will make its off-Broadway debut this fall. Performances will begin at St. Luke's Theatr…

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Anne Kauffman Named Artistic Director of Encores! Off-Center by Andy Lefkowitz

New York City Center President & CEO Arlene Shuler has announced Anne Kauffman as artistic director of Encores! Off-Center for the 2019 season. Founding Artistic Director Jeanine Tesori …

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Eva Noblezada, Patrick Page, Amber Gray, Reeve Carney Set for London's Hadestown by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is set for the West End premiere of Hadestown, the celebrated new musical by singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell. The previously announced production, developed and directed by Gre…

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Rock On! Gettin' the Band Back Together Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The lively new musical comedy Gettin' the Band Back Together celebrates its Broadway opening night at the Belasco Theatre on August 13. The fresh tuner, directed by John Rando, choreogra…

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Pretty Woman: The Musical Sets Cast Album Release Date by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready to listen to Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance's first musical-theater score on repeat! Atlantic Records' cast album to Pretty Woman: The Musical has set a digital release …

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

All-Female Glengarry Glen Ross, Directed by Amy Morton, to Arrive on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

David Mamet's Pulitzer-winning play Glengarry Glen Ross is returning to Broadway in a production like you've never seen before. The new staging, directed by two-time Tony nomine…

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Tootsie to Play Broadway's Marquis Theatre; Dates & Casting Confirmed by Andy Lefkowitz

The highly anticipated main-stem premiere of Tootsie has found its Broadway home. The new musical based on the beloved 1982 comedy flick will set up shop at the Marquis Theatre, beginning&nb…

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Tootsie to Play Broadway's Marquis Theatre; Cast & Dates Announced by Andy Lefkowitz

The highly anticipated main-stem premiere of Tootsie has found its Broadway home. The new musical based on the beloved 1982 comedy flick will set up shop at the Marquis Theatre, beginning&nb…

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Tootsie Musical to Play Broadway's Marquis Theatre; Dates Announced by Andy Lefkowitz

The highly anticipated Broadway premiere of Tootsie has found its Broadway home. The new musical based on the beloved 1982 comedy flick will set up shop at the Marquis Theatre, beginning&nbs…

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Mark Ballas to Join Broadway's High-Heeled Hit Kinky Boots by Andy Lefkowitz

Dancing with the Stars champ and former Broadway.com vlogger Mark Ballas will take over the role of Charlie Price in the Tony-winning musical Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre beginni…

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The Band's Visit Tony Winner David Cromer Joins Cast of The Waverly Gallery on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

David Cromer, the Tony-winning director of The Band's Visit, will return to acting this fall, completing the cast of the Broadway premiere production of The Waverly Galler…

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Kimber Sprawl Replaces Samantha Marie Ware in Public Theater's Girl From the North Country by Andy Lefkowitz

Kimber Sprawl, recent star of Broadway's A Bronx Tale, has joined the company of the U.S. premiere of Conor McPherson and Bob Dylan's Girl From the North Country at the Public Theate…

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Pamela's First Musical, by Wendy Wasserstein & More, to Make Long-Awaited World Premiere with Two River Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

More than 20 years after the start of its development, Pamela's First Musical will have a starry world premiere production this fall at Red Bank, New Jersey's Two River Theater. The …

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