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Monday, January 30, 2023

Can Sunset Boulevard Be Feminist? by Logan Culwell-Block

Director Sammi Cannold unpacks her new vision for Sunset Boulevard at Kennedy Center—it includes a younger Norma Desmond than you'd expect.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:36PM

The Hours, Starring Kelli O'Hara, Renée Fleming, and Joyce DiDonato, to Air on PBS by Logan Culwell-Block

Schedules have been released for Great Performances at the Met throughout 2023.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Broadway Bares Sets 2023 Date for NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom by Logan Culwell-Block

The revealing, annual burlesque event raises money for Broadway Cares.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Can Norma Desmond Be a Feminist? by Logan Culwell-Block

Director Sammi Cannold unpacks her new vision for Sunset Boulevard at Kennedy Center—it includes a younger Norma Desmond than you'd expect.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Complete Casting Revealed for Broadway Revival of Parade by Logan Culwell-Block

See who's joining stars Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond in the Jason Robert Brown-Alfred Uhry musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:32AM
Friday, January 27, 2023

Actors' Equity Condemns Political Attacks Against Drag and Trans Performers by Logan Culwell-Block

"We are witnessing not just attacks on expression but attacks on existence," says the stage actor and stage managers' union.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:54PM

Date, Venue Set for In-Person 2023 Obie Awards by Logan Culwell-Block

The 66th annual ceremony will recognize the best of Off- and Off-Off-Broadway theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:24PM

A Rent Reunion: Go Inside Opening Night of Anthony Rapp's Autobiographical Solo Show Without You by Logan Culwell-Block

The show opened Off-Broadway at New World Stages January 25.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM

JJ Maley, Jayae Riley Jr., More to Appear in Return of Trans Voices Cabaret by Logan Culwell-Block

The cabaret series spotlighting transgender and nonbinary performers has a new home: The Green Room 42.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM

Watch Billy Porter Face the Toughest Choreographers of His Career So Far: A Bunch of Toddlers by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony winner joined fellow Tony winner James Corden for a round of Toddlerography on The Late Late Show.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM

Suffragette Musical Sylvia Begins World Premiere at London's Old Vic January 27 by Logan Culwell-Block

West End The Bodyguard and The Drifters Girl star Beverley Knight leads the company as feminist activist Sylvia Pankhurst.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Thursday, January 26, 2023

Dayron J. Miles Named Associate Artistic Director at American Repertory Theater by Logan Culwell-Block

Formerly of Atlanta's Alliance Theatre, Miles will work alongside Artistic Director Diane Paulus at the Massachusetts company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:59PM

Dayron J. Miles Named Associate Artistic Director at American Repertory Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

Formerly of Atlanta's Alliance Theatre, Miles will work alongside Artistic Director Diane Paulus at the Massachusetts company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:36PM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

White Girl in Danger to Give Preview of Upcoming World Premiere at Works & Process at the Guggenheim by Logan Culwell-Block

Cast and creative team members will be on hand for performances and to talk about the development process for the new Michael R. Jackson musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:32PM

1st Cities Revealed for North American Tour of Marianne Elliott's Tony-Winning Gender-Swapped Company by Logan Culwell-Block

Find out where the Sondheim revival is headed when it launches later this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

Katie Holmes-Led The Wanderers Extends Off-Broadway Run by Logan Culwell-Block

The Anna Ziegler-penned play is set to begin performances at The Laura Pels Theatre January 26.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM

Anthony Rapp Autobiographical Solo Show Without You Opens Off-Broadway January 25 by Logan Culwell-Block

Based on the Rent star's memoir, the musical plays New World Stages.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02AM
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Get a 1st Listen to Corey Cott Singing '671,000,000 MPH' From New Musical Rebel Genius by Logan Culwell-Block

Written by Peabody Award winner Matthew Puckett, the song releases for streaming next month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM

Michael Kushner to Publish Book on Being Theatrical Multi-Hyphenate by Logan Culwell-Block

The upcoming release follows three seasons of Kushner's podcast Dear Multi-Hyphenate.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:12PM

Broadway Grosses Analysis: The January Slump Has Arrived, But People Are Still Flocking to Phantom by Logan Culwell-Block

After a holiday high and a spate of show closings, cumulative grosses fell to $25.8 million.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:02PM

Chita Rivera to Receive 2023 Stephen Sondheim Award From Signature Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

The Washington, D.C. company will honor the West Side Story star at its Sondheim Award Gala in April.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12PM

Casting Revealed for Lynn Nottage's Crumbs From the Table of Joy at Keen Company by Logan Culwell-Block

Colette Robert will direct the Off-Broadway revival, the work's first since its 1995 premiere.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:42AM

Daniel Dae Kim Will Star in Audio Adaptation of David Henry Hwang's Yellow Face for Audible by Logan Culwell-Block

The project will be directed by Leigh Silverman, who helmed the play's 2007 world premiere.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM
Monday, January 23, 2023

The Broadway Cast of Mean Girls Has Picked Out Their Cameos For the Movie by Logan Culwell-Block

Playbill caught up with Erika Henningsen, Grey Henson, Kate Rockwell, Kyle Selig, and Krystina Alabado as Mean Girls JR. premiered at Junior Theater Festival Atlanta.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:24PM

Broadway League's Kids' Night on Broadway Sets 1st 2023 Date by Logan Culwell-Block

The program sends kids and teens to Broadway for free, with accompanying restaurant discounts and special in-theatre activites.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36AM

Watch: Tony Winner Santino Fontana Sings 'I Know How It Ends' From The Violet Hour by Logan Culwell-Block

With songs by Will Reynolds and Eric Price, an album of the new musical released last year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:06AM
Sunday, January 22, 2023

Starry Merrily We Roll Along Revival Completes Off-Broadway Run January 22; Broadway Is Next by Logan Culwell-Block

Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff, and Lindsay Mendez star in the sold-out Sondheim revival at New York Theatre Workshop.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Friday, January 20, 2023

Photos: Go Into the Recording Studio With Lea Michele and the Cast of Funny Girl by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway revival's new cast album gets a physical CD release January 20.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:54PM

Kelli O'Hara and Brian d'Arcy James Will Co-Star in New Adam Guettel Musical Days of Wine and Roses by Logan Culwell-Block

The new musical, with a book by Craig Lucas, will make its world premiere Off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company in May.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:54PM
Thursday, January 19, 2023

The Public Theater Names Alexa Smith Senior Director of Anti-Racism, Equity, and Belonging by Logan Culwell-Block

Smith comes to the Off-Broadway company after a tenure at Manhattan School of Music.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

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