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Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Reviews: Read What Critics Think of Gavin Creel Musical Walk On Through by Logan Culwell-Block

Subtitled Confessions of a Museum Novice, the work opened Off-Broadway December 4.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM

Alex Wyse Solo Musical Picking Up Speed Adds Performance by Logan Culwell-Block

The Good Night, Oscar star is bringing his work to the Royal Family Performing Arts Space for a limited engagement.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM

Ali Louis Bourzgui to Lead Tommy Broadway Revival in Title Role by Logan Culwell-Block

Currently starring in the national tour of Company, Bourzgui will reprise his performance from the rock opera's run at Chicago's Goodman earlier this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:24AM

High Schools in U.K. and U.S. Chosen to Be 1st to Produce School Edition of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Logan Culwell-Block

Broadway Licensing Global has selected two schools to host pilot productions of the Olivier- and Tony-winning play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:36AM

Mary Kathryn Nagle's Manahatta Opens New York Premiere December 5 by Logan Culwell-Block

Laurie Woolery is directing the Public Theater production about a young Native woman reconnecting with her ancestral homeland.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Monday, December 4, 2023

Broadway State of Mind: Alicia Keys Musical Hell's Kitchen Sets 2024 Broadway Bow by Logan Culwell-Block

Featuring the 15-time Grammy winner's songs and inspired by her life, the musical is currently playing a world premiere run Off-Broadway at The Public.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02PM

J. Harrison Ghee, Nikki Renée Daniels, Cheyenne Jackson, More Join Once Upon a Mattress by Logan Culwell-Block

Sutton Foster will lead the upcoming New York City Center Encores! production.

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Austin Pendleton, Santino Fontana, Brook Bloom Will Star in Industry Reading of New Play Navigators by Logan Culwell-Block

The new work from The Lifespan of a Fact writer Gordon Farrell will be presented in NYC later this month.

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Martyna Majok, Mona Mansour Win 2023 Steinberg Playwright Awards by Logan Culwell-Block

The honor grants $100,000 prizes to early-to-mid-career theatre writers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:48AM

Off-Broadway's The Gardens of Anuncia Will Get a Cast Recording by Logan Culwell-Block

The new Michael John LaChiusa musical, directed and inspired by Graciela Daniele, stars Mary Testa, Andréa Burns, Priscilla Lopez, and Eden Espinosa.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:18AM

Hear Shaina Taub Sing Suffs' New Finale Number 'Keep Marching' by Logan Culwell-Block

The song is newly written for the suffragette musical's upcoming Broadway run, set to begin March 26, 2024 at the Music Box Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM

Woolly Mammoth Names Seayoung Yim Winner of Black List Playwriting Commission by Logan Culwell-Block

Yim will receive a $10,000 grant and develop a new work alongside the D.C. theatre's artistic team.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:24AM

Music Theatre International Will License The Prince of Egypt Stage Musical by Logan Culwell-Block

The work's 2021 West End premiere was filmed and is available to stream via BroadwayHD.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:24AM
Friday, December 1, 2023

Julie Benko Releases Multi-Faith Holiday EP Christmas With You December 1 by Logan Culwell-Block

Hear the Harmony star duet with Mykal Kilgore on "(I Never Had a) Christmas With You."

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

Matty Mahoski Wins 2023 Write It Out! Prize for Playwrights Living With HIV by Logan Culwell-Block

The award was created by one in two scribe Donja R. Love.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM

See Production Shots From London's Stranger Things: The First Shadow by Logan Culwell-Block

The prequel to the hit Netflix series is making its world premiere at the Phoenix Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

Maria Friedman, Joanna Ampil Join London Rodgers and Hammerstein Anniversary Concert Lineup by Logan Culwell-Block

The all-star concert evening will also feature Audra McDonald, Marisha Wallace, Aaron Tveit, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

Watch: Preston Mui and Stephanie Jae Park Perform a Sexy New 'I Enjoy Being a Girl' by Logan Culwell-Block

Also featuring all-Asian dance group The Dynasties, the new music video marks the 65th anniversary of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Flower Drum Song.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:06AM

Watch: Christopher Plummer's Unused Vocals Added Back to The Sound of Music Film by Logan Culwell-Block

The newly synced video comes as the 1965 movie musical gets a 'Super Deluxe Edition' soundtrack release December 1.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:32AM

Emilie Kouatchou Leads The Sound of Music at Ogunquit Playhouse, Opening December 1 by Logan Culwell-Block

Anthony C. Daniel is directing and choreographing the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical at the Maine theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02AM
Thursday, November 30, 2023

Watch: The Original Cast of Merrily We Roll Along Reunites at Current Broadway Revival by Logan Culwell-Block

Original and revival casts collaborated for a special auction benefiting Broadway Cares, raising more than $10,000.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:12PM

Tootsie Musical Released for Licensing by Music Theatre International by Logan Culwell-Block

The adaptation of the 1982 film is written by David Yazbek and Robert Horn.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM

Purlie Victorious, Merrily We Roll Along, More Plan Entertainment Community Fund Benefit Performances by Logan Culwell-Block

Four Broadway shows will host performances this winter with blocks of tickets dedicated to supporting the nonprofit.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM

Katy Sullivan Will Star in Chicago Shakespeare's Richard III by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-nominated Cost of Living star will play the title role, the first woman with a disability to do so in a major U.S. production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM
Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Mary and Max Musical Sets NYC Industry Presentation by Logan Culwell-Block

Nick Adams, Lauren Elder, and more will perform in the Crystal Skillman-Bobby Cronin musical, previously seen at Austria’s Theatre Linz.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM

La Cage aux Folles, Next to Normal Join Upcoming Barrington Stage Company Season by Logan Culwell-Block

Artistic Director Alan Paul will direct the Pulitzer-winning Next to Normal in a season marking the Massachusetts company's 30th anniversary.

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Photos: Bebe Neuwirth Presents the 2023 Fred Ebb Award by Logan Culwell-Block

Freya Catrin Smith and Jack Williams were honored at the November 27 ceremony at the American Airlines Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:36AM

Emilie Kouatchou Leads The Sound of Music at Ogunquit Playhouse Beginning November 29 by Logan Culwell-Block

Anthony C. Daniel is directing and choreographing the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical at the Maine theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Broadway Grosses Analysis: Box Office Soars Nearly 30% Over Thanksgiving Weekend by Logan Culwell-Block

Five shows joined The $2 Million Club last week, including newcomers Merrily We Roll Along and Sweeney Todd.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:32PM

Photos and Video: White Christmas at Bucks County Playhouse by Logan Culwell-Block

Ashley Blanchet, Jeremiah James, Jarran Muse, and Kaitlyn Frank lead the holiday classic at the Pennsylvania theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:18PM

Making-Of Documentary, Soundtrack Dated for The Color Purple Movie Musical by Logan Culwell-Block

The film's co-producer, Oprah Winfrey, will host the documentary special for HBO Max.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater