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Friday, October 22, 2021

Watch Nkeki Obi-Melekwe Perform Tina: The Tina Turner Musical Medley by Dan Meyer

The upcoming star of the bio-musical, currently an alternate for the title role, sang “Nutbush City Limits” and “Proud Mary” on GMA—the latter with a special guest.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:57AM

Read the Reviews for Jaws-Inspired The Shark is Broken in London’s West End by Dan Meyer

The play, about the making of the blockbuster, is running at the Ambassador Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:43AM

Billy Crystal Stars in Mr. Saturday Night Musical at Barrington Stage Company Beginning October 22 by Dan Meyer

The limited run also features Randy Graff, David Paymer, and Chasten Harmon.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Judy Kuhn, Nathan Lee Graham, Nic Rouleau, More Perform at NAMT 2021 Festival October 21-22 by Dan Meyer

The annual showcase runs in a hybrid digital/in-person format.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12PM

Lileana Blain-Cruz and Teo Castellanos Named 2021 Doris Duke Artists by Dan Meyer

Both theatre makers will receive an award of $275,000 for new works.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:59AM

Celebration of Life for Late Playwright Terrence McNally Will Be Held on Broadway by Dan Meyer

The five-time Tony Award recipient passed away in March 2020.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:28AM

What Can Audiences Expect From Clyde’s on Broadway? by Dan Meyer

The Lynn Nottage play, starring Uzo Aduba, begins previews November 3.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:43AM
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Cast Set for Off-Broadway's Rescheduled Selling Kabul by Dan Meyer

Sylvia Khoury’s play begins November 17 at Playwrights Horizons.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:41AM

Bob Marley Bio-Musical Get Up, Stand Up! Opens October 20 in London by Dan Meyer

The world premiere stars Arinzé Kene as Marley.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Situation and NYC Mayor’s Office Will Host Virtual Panel for Next Generation of Theatre Artists and Workers by Dan Meyer

“Becoming Broadway: An Introduction to a Career in Theatre” is set for October 28.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:03PM

Watch Amanda Kloots, Kenya Moore, Suni Lee, More Compete in Grease Night on Dancing With the Stars by Dan Meyer

Frankie Avalon and Didi Conn also made cameo appearances this week.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:47AM

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Hires Patricia Dayleg as Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion by Dan Meyer

The nonprofit and city worker will also lead EDI at Broadway's upcoming Funny Girl revival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:47AM
Monday, October 18, 2021

Adrienne Warren, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Bill Irwin, More Tapped for Rustin Biopic by Dan Meyer

See who else is joining Colman Domingo and Audra McDonald in the upcoming Netflx film.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:30PM

Britney Spears Jukebox Musical Once Upon a One More Time Confirms Cast for D.C. Premiere by Dan Meyer

Briga Heelan, Justin Guarini, Emily Skinner, and more will star in the twist on fairy tales.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:45AM

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Suspends Red Bucket Fundraising Until 2022 by Dan Meyer

The move was made in an effort to allow shows the space to prioritize resuming performances safely.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:59AM
Saturday, October 16, 2021

Naima Mora Stars in The Amazing Adventures of a Woman in Need Off-Broadway October 16 by Dan Meyer

The America’s Next Top Model winner co-wrote the play with director Marishka S. Phillips.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, October 15, 2021

See LaChanze, Chuck Cooper, More Cast Members of Broadway’s Trouble in Mind Meet the Press by Dan Meyer

Alice Childress’ play begins previews October 29 at Roundabout’s American Airlines Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:18PM

Martyna Majok’s Sanctuary City Will Stream After Off-Broadway Run by Dan Meyer

The play was filmed at the Lucille Lortel Theatre this fall.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:37AM

Schitt’s Creek Star Noah Reid Will Make Broadway Debut in The Minutes by Dan Meyer

Playwright Tracy Letts, Jessie Mueller, Blair Brown, and more will reprise their work when the play returns.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:59AM
Thursday, October 14, 2021

Read the Reviews for The Lehman Trilogy on Broadway by Dan Meyer

The family saga from Stefano Massini opened October 14 at the Nederlander Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:33PM

Cynthia Erivo and Leslie Odom, Jr. Fight for Love in Needle in a Timestack Trailer by Dan Meyer

The movie arrives in theatres and on demand October 15.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:25AM

Watch Renée Rapp and More in the Trailer For Mindy Kaling's The Sex Lives of College Girls by Dan Meyer

The new comedy series arrives on HBO Max November 18.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:01AM

Douglas Carter Beane’s Fairycakes Begins October 14 Off-Broadway by Dan Meyer

The send-up of A Midsummer Night's Dream stars Jackie Hoffman, Mo Rocca, Ann Harada, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

The Lehman Trilogy Opens October 14 on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre by Dan Meyer

The family saga stars Adrian Lester, Simon Russell Beale, and Adam Godley.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The Tragedy of Macbeth, Starring James McArdle and Saoirse Ronan, Will Live Stream Globally by Dan Meyer

The London production is scheduled to play the Almeida through November 27.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:38PM

Slave Play Will Remain in Center Theatre Group Season After Organization's Commitment to Gender Equity by Dan Meyer

Playwright Jeremy O. Harris had initially asked to have the work removed due to an imbalance in the current season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM

Girl From the North Country Returns to Broadway October 13 by Dan Meyer

The Bob Dylan jukebox musical reopens at the Belasco Theatre with a majority of its original cast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Bess Wohl Is Adapting Lillian Hellman’s The Children’s Hour for TV by Dan Meyer

The limited series will expand the scope of the play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:00PM

Watch Sutton Foster Talk The Music Man, New Memoir, More by Dan Meyer

The Tony-winning star had a cute moment seeing her book cover for the first time on Good Morning America.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:55AM

All that Chat

REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre