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Sunday, June 4, 2023

Bad Cinderella Takes Final Broadway Bow June 4 by Logan Culwell-Block

The production's closing will mark the first time the Main Stem hasn't had an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical in more than four decades.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Saturday, June 3, 2023

Alan Freed Biomusical Rock & Roll Man Begins June 3, Starring Constantine Maroulis by Logan Culwell-Block

The musical features songs made hits by such artists as Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM

Double Helix Opens World Premiere Run at Bay Street Theater June 3 by Logan Culwell-Block

Samantha Massell leads the new musical from Madeline Myers about the 1950s race to discover and document the structure of DNA.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Friday, June 2, 2023

Jack Thorne's When Winston Went to War With the Wireless Begins World Premiere Run in London June 2 by Logan Culwell-Block

Playing the Donmar Warehouse, the work tracks the early days of the BBC.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36AM

Waitress Live Stage Film Starring Sara Bareilles Will Premiere With Free Screening in Times Square by Logan Culwell-Block

Captured during the musical's 2021 Broadway return, the screening will be held simultaneously with the film's Tribeca Film Festival premiere.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM

Broadway's American Airlines Theatre Will Be Renamed for Late Roundabout Artistic Director Todd Haimes by Logan Culwell-Block

Mr. Haimes passed away in April, ending a nearly four-decade tenure leading the institution.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:24AM

Alan Freed Biomusical Rock & Roll Man Begins June 2, Starring Constantine Maroulis by Logan Culwell-Block

The musical features songs made hits by such artists as Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:48AM
Thursday, June 1, 2023

George C. Wolfe Donates Archive to New York Public Library for the Performing Arts by Logan Culwell-Block

The collection documents the four-time Tony winner's five decades-long career in theatre and film.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Times Square Alliance Will Host 21st Annual Solstice in Times Square: Mind Over Madnesss Yoga Event by Logan Culwell-Block

The annual, all-day outdoor yoga event marks the longest day of the year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM

Alicia Keys Musical Hell's Kitchen, Suzan-Lori Parks' Sally & Tom, More Will Play The Public in 2023-2024 Season by Logan Culwell-Block

Inspired by Keys' own life, Hell's Kitchen will star Shoshana Bean and Brandon Victor Dixon.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:24PM

New Broadway Studio Tour to Give Theatre Fans Real-Life Behind-the-Scenes Glimpse at How Shows Get Made by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway Studios Tour will begin daily private tours of active rehearsal studio complex Open Jar Studios later this month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36PM

Broadway-Bound The Wiz Finds Its Lion, Tinman, and Scarecrow by Logan Culwell-Block

A Strange Loop's Kyle Ramar Freeman will "Be a Lion" in Schele Williams' new production of the '70s musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM

Joshua Harmon's Prayer for the French Republic Sets 2023 Broadway Bow via Manhattan Theatre Club by Logan Culwell-Block

The Drama Desk– and Outer Critics Circle Award–winning work made its world premiere Off-Broadway last year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM

James T. Lane, L Morgan Lee, More Join Playbill's 2nd Annual Pride in Times Square Lineup by Logan Culwell-Block

Produced in partnership with the Times Square Alliance, the event will feature appearances from Broadway favorites, a Drag Pride celebration, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:12AM
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

TheatreWorksUSA Hosting Industry Presentation of New Musical Blocked by Logan Culwell-Block

Tackling society's relationship with social media, the work features a score by 2019 Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Ben Wexler.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM

Musicians Union Responds After Here Lies Love Characterizes Them as 'Artistic Gatekeepers' by Logan Culwell-Block

The David Byrne musical's decision to perform to pre-recorded tracks has come under fire from the American Federation of Musicians

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:48PM

Sutton Foster-Led Once Upon a Mattress, Titanic, Jelly's Last Jam, More Will Play New York City Center by Logan Culwell-Block

Savion Glover and Tony Goldwyn's reimagining of Rodgers and Hart's Pal Joey, starring Ephraim Sykes and Jennifer Holliday, will be the venue's gala production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

Florida's Jason Zembuch Young Wins Excellence in Theatre Education Award From Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon by Logan Culwell-Block

The theatre teacher will be celebrated at the 76th Annual Tony Awards June 11.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM

Some Like It Hot Dominates 2023 Drama Desk Awards; See the Full List of Winners by Logan Culwell-Block

The new musical has had a successful awards season, including a Tony nod for Best Musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM

Tony-Nominated Sweeney Todd Revival Will Tour U.S. in 2025 by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway bow is led by Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM

Broadway Grosses Analysis: & Juliet Continues to Lead Fellow Best Musical Nominees at the Box Office by Logan Culwell-Block

The jukebox musical is up for Broadway's top honor at this year's Tony Awards, along with Kimberly Akimbo; New York, New York; Shucked; and Some Like It Hot.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM

Fat Ham Is Off Broadway Alliance Awards' Best New Play; See the Full List of 2023 Winners by Logan Culwell-Block

This year's winners will be celebrated June 20 at Sardi's.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42AM

A Transparent Musical Opens World Premiere via Los Angeles' Center Theatre Group May 31 by Logan Culwell-Block

Daya Curley, Peppermint, and Sarah Stiles star in the stage musical based on the Amazon Prime series, with a book by MJ Kaufman and series creator Joey Soloway and a score by Faith Soloway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night for The Public's Bilingual Musical Adaptation of The Comedy of Errors by Logan Culwell-Block

Rebecca Martínez and Julián Mesri penned the new adaptation of the Shakespeare play, now at the Off-Broadway company following a NYC tour.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:12PM

Broadway's Here Lies Love Plans to Perform Without Live Pit Musicians by Logan Culwell-Block

All major productions of the Fatboy Slim-David Byrne musical have performed with pre-recorded tracks, but it's a notable break from Broadway tradition.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:03PM

Watch Acceptance Speeches for the 2023 Tony Honorees by Logan Culwell-Block

Stage manager Lisa Dawn Cave, TDF Executive Director Victoria Bailey, and accountant Robert Fried were bestowed with this year's Tony Honors.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:12PM

Max Clayton, Chiara Trentalange, More to Lead Ogunquit Playhouse's Singin' in the Rain by Logan Culwell-Block

The screen-to-stage musical will play the Maine theatre beginning June 15.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:12PM

Double Helix Begins World Premiere Run at Bay Street Theater May 30 by Logan Culwell-Block

Samantha Massell leads the new musical from Madeline Myers about the 1950s race to discover and document the structure of DNA.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:03AM
Friday, May 26, 2023

Watch the Full Number 'Light' From New York, New York, Filmed Live on Stage by Logan Culwell-Block

The Kander and Ebb Broadway musical has released the performance in honor of Manhattanhenge, a biannual event next set to happen May 29 and 30.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM

Reviews: What Are Critics Saying About the 1st West End Revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Aspects of Love? by Logan Culwell-Block

Michael Ball is back in a new role after starring in the original 1989 London and Broadway productions of the musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM

Listen to Josh Groban's 'My Friends' From Upcoming Sweeney Todd Broadway Revival Cast Album by Logan Culwell-Block

Groban and co-star Annaleigh Ashford are both 2023 Tony nominees for their performances in the Sondheim musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:36AM

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