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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Off-Broadway Theater Preview: ATLANTIC THEATER COMPANY (Announcement of 2021-2022 Season Productions) by Gregory Bernard

ATLANTIC THEATER COMPANY ANNOUNCES 2021-2022 SEASON PRODUCTIONS Atlantic Theater Company has announced its productions for the 2021-2022 season. This diverse season is a theater lover’…

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Saturday, June 12, 2021

New York Theater: THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JORDAN KLEPPER (Elevator Repair Service) by Gregory Bernard

ONE-NIGHT-ONLY EVENT FROM ELEVATOR REPAIR SERVICE On June 23, the celebrated Off-Broadway theater company Elevator Repair Service will present The Tonight Zoom with Jordan Klepper A Celeb…

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

Off-Broadway: TREVOR, THE MUSICAL (Stage 42) by Gregory Bernard

Performances Begin Monday, October 25, 2021 Opening Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at Stage 42 in New York City New performance dates have been announced for Trevor, the new musical that was i…

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Thursday, June 3, 2021

Broadway: HADESTOWN (reopening at the Walter Kerr Theatre) by Gregory Bernard

HELL-O AGAIN! Who knew a trip to the underworld could be so much fun? Epic, touching, poetic, and tragic — and winner of the 2019 Tony Award for Best Musical — this new twist on two clas…

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Broadway: MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL (reopening at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre) by Gregory Bernard

Truth, Beauty, Freedom, and Love return to Broadway! Moulin Rouge! The Musical Based on the 20th Century Fox Motion Picture by Baz Luhrmann Returns to Broadway’s Al Hirschfeld Theatre on …

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Broadway: CHICAGO (Resumes at the Ambassador Theatre) by Gregory Bernard

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary Year, The Longest Running American Musical in Broadway History Is Back: CHICAGO The Razzle-Dazzle resumes on September 14, 2021 at the Ambassador Theatre The…

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Broadway: MRS. DOUBTFIRE — THE NEW MUSICAL COMEDY (Stephen Sondheim Theatre) by Gregory Bernard

Mrs. Doubtfire is on its way to Broadway following an eighteen-month hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will now open on Broadway this fall with Tony Award nominee Rob McClure in t…

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Broadway: SIX (The Musical at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre) by Gregory Bernard

Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, Survived… And Now, This Fall They Are Finally – LIVE ON BROADWAY SIX The Electrifying Musical Phenomenon By Toby Marlow & Lucy Moss Ope…

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Off-Broadway Theater and North American Tour: FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY (The Jerry Orbach Theater) by Gregory Bernard

FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE TOUR WITH A SUMMERTIME RUN IN NYC PREVIEWS BEGIN JULY 19, 2021 OFF-BROADWAY AT THE JERRY ORBACH THEATER Rachel, Ross, Chandler, Monica, Joey a…

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Virtual Off-Broadway Theater: PLAY THE LINE (The Public) by Gregory Bernard

ENCORE STREAMING OF WORLD PREMIERE PLAY THE LINE BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND THROUGH JUNE 21, 2021 The Public Theater’s The Line, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen and directed by Bl…

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Sunday, May 23, 2021

Broadway: AIN’T SUPPOSED TO DIE A NATURAL DEATH (New Production of the 1971 Musical) by Gregory Bernard

The electrifying and seminal musical play Melvin Van Peebles’ Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death will return to Broadway for the very first time since its 1971 premiere production. …

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Saturday, May 22, 2021

Off-Off-Broadway: TENNESSEE RISING: THE DAWN OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS (the cell) by Gregory Bernard

Nancy Manocherian’s the cell theatre hosts the World Premiere of TENNESSEE RISING: THE DAWN OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS, a solo play written and performed by Jacob Storms. Directed by Alan Cumm…

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Friday, May 21, 2021

Virtual Broadway: BROADWAY BARES: TWERK FROM HOME by Gregory Bernard

YOU BETTER TWERK IT It’s a little too soon to present Broadway Bares live this year, but ain’t we lucky for that? From the front porch to the kitchen, the bedroom to the backyard, this y…

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Thursday, May 20, 2021

Off-Broadway: THE WAKE OF DORCAS KELLY (spit&vigor) by Gregory Bernard

WAKE UP CALL “Unfortunately, there’s a corpse in this trunk.” Coming from spit&vigor, Sara Fellini’s dark new comedy The Wake of Dorcas Kelly brings the audience front and center…

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Broadway: PASS OVER (August Wilson Theatre) by Gregory Bernard

The Lincoln Center Theater production of Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s acclaimed play PASS OVER, directed by Danya Taymor, will reopen Broadway’s August Wilson Theatre (245 W 52nd…

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Broadway-Bound: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE: THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL (Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre) by Gregory Bernard

A Beautiful Noise, a new Broadway-bound musical that will tell the incredible life story of legendary singer-songwriter Neil Diamond, will have its world premiere at Boston’s Emerson Colon…

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NY Theater Event: BEHIND THE CURTAIN: A VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE BEGINNINGS OF BROADWAY (Peculiar Works Project) by Gregory Bernard

This week’s recommendation for THEATER NERDS: Behind the Curtain is a unique look at New York City’s earliest theaters—the birth of Broadway—through images of its locations, its bui…

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Monday, May 17, 2021

Broadway: TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL (Lunt-Fontanne) by Gregory Bernard

TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will reopen at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) on Friday, October 8, 2021. Nominated for 12 Tony Awards, tickets ($79.00 – …

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Virtual Theater: BKLYN THE MUSICAL (Broadway on Demand) by Gregory Bernard

BKLYN The Musical tells a tapestry of stories as rich and inspiring as the borough that inspired it. There is a girl named Brooklyn, searching for the father she never knew. There is a troup…

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Saturday, May 15, 2021

Theater Podcast: THE DESIGNATED MOURNER & GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS (Wallace Shawn & André Gregory) by Gregory Bernard

Premiering June 25 & July 9, 2021, Gideon Media will present The Designated Mourner and Grasses of a Thousand Colors, two unnervingly prescient plays from legendary playwright Wallace Sh…

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Broadway: SECOND STAGE THEATER (New Season, Fall 2021) by Gregory Bernard

Second Stage Theater has confirmed three Broadway productions at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) and two Off-Broadway productions at the Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street) for th…

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Theater: WATCH ON THE RHINE (Spotlight on Plays) by Gregory Bernard

The “Spotlight on Plays” series announces the full company for Lillian Hellman’s Watch on the Rhine starring Academy award winner Ellen Burstyn. It will premiere on Thursday, …

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Theater: THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG (Spotlight on Plays) by Gregory Bernard

The Spotlight on Plays series announces the full company for Wendy Wasserstein’s The Sisters Rosensweig. Three very different sisters reunite after a lengthy separation and discover hum…

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Theater: LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK AT THE PLAYERS by Gregory Bernard

Theater streaming platform Broadway On Demand is presenting the world premiere of Live from Gramercy Park at The Players hosted by musical director Lance Horne. This nine-part documentary …

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Off-Off-Broadway: OCCASIONALLY NOTHING (Theater for the New City) by Gregory Bernard

Life, the play says, is the time in between the sometimes which sometimes happen. Is that post-truth enough for you? Brad Fryman. It was inevitable, perhaps, that post-truth politics would s…

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Saturday, May 1, 2021

Broadway Preview: THE GREAT GATSBY (A New Musical) by Gregory Bernard

A pre-Broadway engagement will be announced shortly for a musical stage adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s legendary novel The Great Gatsby, A New Musical. With lyrics by Grammy Award-n…

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Theater / Dance: SHARE THE FLOOR (Broadway on Demand) by Gregory Bernard

Broadway On Demand, the industry-leading theater streaming platform, is proud to present a new, completely free, dance and social movement series, Share the Floor, created by Christopher…

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

New York Theater: SHOWING UP (The Civilians) by Gregory Bernard

Coming up on April 16, the New York Theater Company The Civilians is presenting Showing Up, a free live streamed evening of music and performance inspired by photographer Accra Shepp’s p…

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Theater Concert: SUTTON FOSTER: BRING ME TO LIGHT (New York City Center) by Gregory Bernard

FOSTERING IN THE LIGHT New York City Center is offering a new digital program which was filmed live: Sutton Foster|Bring Me to Light. Foster does one mean concert, and now she’s taking ove…

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Sunday, April 4, 2021

Virtual Theater: THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!) (York Theater Company Fundraiser) by Gregory Bernard

The York Theatre Company has announced an all-star cast for its upcoming virtual benefit presentation of The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!). The event will raise funds to help the York …

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Saturday, April 3, 2021

Off-Broadway: A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK (Virtual Benefit) by Gregory Bernard

The Off-Broadway musical, A Letter to Harvey Milk, presented at Theatre Row in 2018, will be presented as a benefit online beginning April 22-25, 2021, featuring members of the original cast…

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