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Sunday, October 2, 2022

Elevator Repair Service's Baldwin and Buckley at Cambridge Opens at The Public Theater October 2 by Logan Culwell-Block

Greig Sargeant, Daphne Gaines, Ben Jalosa Williams, and more star in the Off-Broadway production directed by John Collins.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM

Amber Ruffin and Jesse Tyler Ferguson Host Curtain Up LIVE! as Curtain Up Broadway Festival Comes to a Close October 2 by Logan Culwell-Block

Featuring performances from Broadway's best shows, the event will air live on WABC and stream on Playbill from Times Square.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Telly Leung Stars in Concept Album of New Musical Dyseheart by Logan Culwell-Block

Written by Charli Eglinton, the original musical centers on a London serial killer who might just be supernatural.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:07AM

World Premiere of Suzan-Lori Parks' Sally & Tom Begins at The Guthrie Theatre October 1 by Logan Culwell-Block

The new play, a look at the story of Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson and its parallels with modern day, is produced in association with The Public Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM

Our Town... But Wilder Begins Off-Broadway October 1 by Logan Culwell-Block

The new comedy follows a sexually confused theatre kid in '80s Connecticut.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM

Curtain Up Broadway Festival Continues With Appearances From Jelani Remy, Antwayn Hopper, Carolee Carmello, and More October 1 by Logan Culwell-Block

The three-day event continues in Times Square with a live stream available to watch at home.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Friday, September 30, 2022

David Alan Grier Reveals New Songs Written for Upcoming The Color Purple Movie Musical by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony winner stars as Reverend Avery, a role being added for the screen version of the Broadway musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:43PM

Hocus Pocus 2 Streams on Disney+ September 30 by Logan Culwell-Block

Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy are back as the Sanderson sisters!

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:55AM

Mean Girls High School Edition Now Available for Licensing From Music Theatre International by Logan Culwell-Block

The musical based on the 2004 film will be available to schools for a limited time with the ability to customize its content to a school's own community.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:19AM

Wicked Sing-Along, The Broadway Block Party, More Hit Times Square as Curtain Up Broadway Festival Launches September 30 by Logan Culwell-Block

The three-day event of performances, sing-alongs, a block party, and more is in the heart of the theatre district—and streaming live.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37AM

World Premiere of West End-Bound The Time Traveller's Wife Begins September 30 by Logan Culwell-Block

With a score by Grammy winners Joss Stone and The Eurythmics' Dave Stewart, the musical plays Chester's Storyhouse before London's West End.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37AM

Christine Ebersole Releases New Album After the Ball September 30 by Logan Culwell-Block

The release from the two-time Tony winner comes from Club44 Records.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37AM
Thursday, September 29, 2022

See The Music Man's Barbershop Quartet Celebrate a Special Sundae at Melba's Restaurant by Logan Culwell-Block

Anyone who buys the special, Broadway-themed sundae will be entered to win tickets to the Meredith Willson revival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:25PM

John Behlmann, Alex Newell, Taylor Trensch, More to Star in Broadway-Aimed Shucked at Pioneer Theatre Company by Logan Culwell-Block

The new musical features a book by Robert Horn and a score by Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:13PM

Reviews: What Do Critics Think About Lea Michele and Tovah Feldshuh in Broadway's Funny Girl? by Logan Culwell-Block

The Glee star became the revival's new Fanny Brice September 6.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:03PM

Michelle Williams Joins Chicago Children of Eden Concerts by Logan Culwell-Block

The Grammy-winning artist and Broadway alum will star as Eve and Mama Noah in the Stephen Schwartz-John Caird musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:49PM

Sisters! A Hocus Pocus Stage Musical Is in Development by Logan Culwell-Block

The sequel to the cult favorite Halloween film streams on Disney+ September 30.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:55AM

Find Out How to Get $40 Tickets to Broadway's Almost Famous by Logan Culwell-Block

The upcoming musical based on the 2000 film has revealed lottery and rush ticket programs.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:55AM

American (Tele)visions Opens World Premiere Run Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop September 29 by Logan Culwell-Block

The co-production with Theater Mitu is written by Victor I. Cazares and directed by Rubén Polendo.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Antoinette Robinson to Take Over as Hermione in Toronto Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Logan Culwell-Block

Current star Sarah Afful will temporarily depart the production for maternity leave.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:33PM

Find Out When Your Favorite Broadway Stars Will Be Performing at the Free, Outdoor Curtain Up Broadway Festival by Logan Culwell-Block

The three-day event from Playbill, The Broadway League, the Times Square Alliance, and Prudential Financial will include performances, sing-alongs, a block party, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:55PM

Vanessa Williams Miss America Scandal to Be Subject of Limited TV Series by Logan Culwell-Block

Neil Meron will produce the project for Sony Pictures Television.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:55PM

World Premiere of Gracie Gardner's I'm Revolting Opens Off-Broadway September 28 by Logan Culwell-Block

Gabby Beans, Alicia Pilgrim, Patrick Vaill, and more star in the Atlantic Theater Company production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:43PM

Broadway Cares Awards $250,000 Emergency Grant to Support Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico by Logan Culwell-Block

The theatrical non-profit is sending the grant to the Hispanic Federation on behalf of the Broadway community.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:19PM

National Theatre Reveals Casting for Return of Hex Musical by Logan Culwell-Block

Rosie Graham, Michael Elcock, Lisa Lambe, and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt will lead the cast of the mythic retelling of the story of Sleeping Beauty.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:07AM
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Broadway Grosses Analysis: Lea Michele's Return Sends Funny Girl Revival to Best Week of Entire Run by Logan Culwell-Block

Also: audiences are flocking to see The Phantom of the Opera before its historic run comes to a close.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:43PM

Met Opera Launches 2022-23 Season With Cherubini’s Medea September 27 by Logan Culwell-Block

Get a first look at the production, also broadcasting live in NYC and online.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:55PM

Get a 1st Look at the World Premiere of New Neurodiverse Musical How to Dance in Ohio by Logan Culwell-Block

Sammi Cannold directs the Syracuse Stage production starring Rent Tony winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:43AM

Tony-Winning Oklahoma! Revival Sets Dates for West End Transfer by Logan Culwell-Block

Directed by Daniel Fish, the revival played a sold-out run at London's Young Vic earlier this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:07AM

Chase Brock Experience to Bring Big Shot Dance Narrative to Theatre Row by Logan Culwell-Block

The contemporary dance company's latest piece is inspired by choreographer Brock's real-life family history.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:33AM

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