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Saturday, April 1, 2023

Zadie Smith's Wife of Willesden Begins NY Premiere April 1 by Leah Putnam

Playing at BAM, the author adapted a 14th-century Chaucer work with a modern spin.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Friday, March 31, 2023

Sweeney Todd’s Hennessy Winkler Is Fighting For Visibility For Trans Male Actors by Leah Putnam

He was already a working actor when he decided to transition, here’s how Winkler overcame his doubts and industry stereotypes.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Julissa Contreras' Play About a Dominican Family in the Bronx Post-9/11 Has Found Its Stars by Leah Putnam

INTAR Theatre and Radio Drama Network present the world premiere of Vámonos beginning next month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:32PM

Broadway's Major Curda, Dorcas Leung, and Brian Lee Huynh to Star in Hansol Jung's Take on Romeo & Juliet by Leah Putnam

The modern verse translations starring an all Asian-American cast will play Off-Broadway's Lynn F. Angelson Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM

Reviews: Critics Weigh In On Revised Vanities—The Musical Off-Broadway by Leah Putnam

Jade Jones, Hayley Podschun, and Amy Keum star in the musical about three best friends who come into their own and push back against what society tells women to be.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM

Chris Gethard's A Father & The Sun Begins World Premiere March 31 by Leah Putnam

The solo show plays Off-Broadway's Minetta Lane Theatre via Audible Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

West End Premiere of New WWII-Set Musical Operation Mincemeat Begins Previews March 31 by Leah Putnam

Exploring the story of the real-life British military operation which helped turn the tide of World War II, Operation Mincemeat plays London's Fortune Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

One-Night-Only Concert Shine On Puts the Light on Trans Day of Visibility March 31 by Leah Putnam

Peppermint will perform at the concert which will also feature members of New York City Gay Men's Chorus.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Thursday, March 30, 2023

& Juliet's Betsy Wolfe and Titanique's Marla Mindelle Celebrate Céline Dion's Birthday by Leah Putnam

The pair sing together in a Broadway/Off-Broadway crossover moment on Instagram.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:48PM

Heather Christian and Lauren Yee-Penned A Wrinkle in Time Musical Adaptation to Receive Workshop by Leah Putnam

Lee Sunday Evans will direct the new work, part of New York Stage and Film's 2023 summer season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM

Colin Quinn: Small Talk Arrives at Greenwich House Theater March 30 by Leah Putnam

The solo, self-written comedy has switched theatres for an additional limited engagement run.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

Previews Begin March 30 for Off-Broadway's Smart by Leah Putnam

Playwright Mary Elizabeth Hamilton makes her Off-Broadway debut with her work about caregiving and technology.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

Vanities—The Musical Opens March 30 Off-Broadway; Check Out Production Photos by Leah Putnam

Hayley Podschun, Jade Jones, and Amy Keum star as three women pushing their own limits and the boundaries of what society tells women to be in the revised work.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Go On the Fantastical and Farcical Journey of Regretfully, So the Birds Are With New Photos by Leah Putnam

Making its world premiere Off-Broadway, Julia Izumi's play follows three adopted Asian American siblings trying to discover who they are.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:36PM

Female Troubles to Make World Premiere at Chicago's Goodman Theatre in 2024 by Leah Putnam

The regional theatre has announced three world premieres and four Chicago premieres for its upcoming season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:24PM

How to Get Cheap Tickets to Broadway's Prima Facie by Leah Putnam

The solo play starring Jodie Comer has announced its digital lottery.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:02AM
Tuesday, March 28, 2023

See New Trailer for Netflix's A Tourist's Guide to Love Featuring Broadway Alums by Leah Putnam

The cast includes Missi Pyle, Ben Feldman, Andrew Barth Feldman, and Morgan Dudley.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

Sancocho's Off-Broadway Premiere Has Been Extended; Check Out New Production Photos by Leah Putnam

Zuleyma Guevara and Shirley Rumierk star in the Christin Eve Cato play which features an all-Latiné cast and design team.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

Matthew Broderick and Laura Benanti to Star in Love Letters at Off-Broadway's Irish Rep by Leah Putnam

The theatre has announced its The Letters Series will also star Tony nominee Melissa Errico and David Staller.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM

Leopoldstadt's Joshua Malina Hopes Audiences Question Their Place in History by Leah Putnam

The actor spoke about what it means to star in the Tom Stoppard work on Good Morning America.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM

New WWII-Set Musical Operation Mincemeat to Make West End Premiere at London's Fortune Theatre by Leah Putnam

After The Woman in Black's 33-year run, the theatre welcomes the show which explores the real-life British military operation which helped turn the tide of the war.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:48PM

As He Prepares His First Major Music Tour, Billy Porter Reflects on Living With ‘No Limits’ by Leah Putnam

More than 25 years after “being kicked out” of music, the Tony winner looks to heal with his upcoming album Black Mona Lisa.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder! to Return to the Edinburgh Fringe in New Expanded Version by Leah Putnam

The murder mystery musical will tour to Bristol and Manchester in England after the festival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

Re-Imagined Hamlet for Young Audiences Completes Run at The National Theatre March 28 by Leah Putnam

The production previously undertook a 6-week tour of English schools to introduce adolescents to Shakespeare.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Monday, March 27, 2023

Hansol Jung's Romeo & Juliet Will Transfer Off-Broadway From Two River Theater by Leah Putnam

Play On Shakespeare has announced new details and productions for its spring 2023 season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:42PM

Video: Here Lies Love Has Taken All the Orchestra Seats Out of the Broadway Theatre by Leah Putnam

Go inside the upcoming production's scenic design with Tony winner Lea Salonga and Tony-nominated scenic designer David Korins.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:32PM

Bow Down! Take a Look at Broadway's Six Celebrating Its 600th Performance by Leah Putnam

The pop HERstory musical had its cake and ate it, too.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM

Illusionist Antonio Díaz's El Mago Pop Will Come to Broadway This Summer by Leah Putnam

The European performer will make his Broadway debut with a strictly limited engagement at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18PM
Saturday, March 25, 2023

Verbatim Theatre Work Documenting Teenage Ukrainian Refugee Experience Makes World Premiere March 25-26 by Leah Putnam

Teens Ukraine Theater presents Are We There Yet? at Off-Broadway's New York Theatre Workshop.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

Ivo van Hove's A Little Life Begins Previews at West End's Harold Pinter Theatre March 25 by Leah Putnam

The stage adaptation of Hanya Yanagihara's book receives its English language world premiere.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Friday, March 24, 2023

New York, New York Is 'An Underdog Story' Filled With Characters From the Block by Leah Putnam

Watch Playbill's new video to find out what more the cast and creative team members had to share about the new Kander and Ebb musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

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