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Thursday, April 11, 2024

Is Michaela Jaé Rodriguez Heading Back to Little Shop of Horrors? by Logan Culwell-Block

The Pose and Loot star teased a second go at Audrey in the Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical after celebrating the Off-Broadway revival's current star, Jinkx Monsoon.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

West End Opening Night Musical Sets Early Closure by Logan Culwell-Block

Written by Ivo van Hove and Rufus Wainwright, the stage musical adapted from the 1977 film opened March 26 starring Sheridan Smith.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42AM

Rosie Sheehy-Led Machinal Revival Comes to London's Old Vic Beginning April 11 by Logan Culwell-Block

The production played an earlier run via Ustinov Studio and Theatre Royal Bath.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM

Ife Olujobi's Jordans Begins World Premiere Run at The Public April 11 by Logan Culwell-Block

Whitney White is directing the Off-Broadway production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Majkin Holmquist's Stargazers Extends Off-Broadway World Premiere by Logan Culwell-Block

The Page 73 production will stay at the Connelly Theater a little longer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM

Report: There Is Backstage Tickling Between Daniel Radcliffe and Jonathan Groff at Merrily We Roll Along by Logan Culwell-Block

The Harry Potter star shares on Late Night With Seth Meyers how his Broadway co-star likes to mess with him moments before a dramatic scene.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM

Isaac Powell, Charlotte MacInnes, Ben Levi Ross to Lead World Premiere Gatsby Musical at American Repertory Theater by Logan Culwell-Block

The new musical features a score by Florence + The Machine's Florence Welch and Thomas Bartlett.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM

See Who's Joining Stephanie J. Block in London Kiss Me, Kate by Logan Culwell-Block

Bartlett Sher is directing the new revival of the Cole Porter musical at the Barbican Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42AM
Tuesday, April 9, 2024

STAGE Act, Aimed at Saving Non-Profit Theatres, Introduced in Congress by Logan Culwell-Block

The measure would provide $1 billion annually to an industry still reeling from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

Photos: Can You Solve the Mystery of the New National Tour of Clue? by Logan Culwell-Block

The live adaptation of the cult favorite film embarked on a tour of North America in February.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

Tonatiuh, Diego Luna Board Jennifer Lopez-Led Kiss of the Spider Woman Movie Musical by Logan Culwell-Block

Dreamgirls and Beauty and the Beast director Bill Condon will direct the Kander and Ebb musical on screen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

Video: Mary Jane Is Activating Rachel McAdams' 'Theatre Nerd' by Logan Culwell-Block

The film star plays a mother caring her for sick child in the Amy Herzog play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06PM

Broadway's Jaja's African Hair Braiding Is Going on Tour by Logan Culwell-Block

The Manhattan Theatre Club production of Jocelyn Bioh's play will travel to Washington, D.C.; California's Bay Area; and Chicago.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM

Paul Bettany Will Be Salieri in Amadeus Limited Series by Logan Culwell-Block

The Paul Shaffer West End and Broadway play is getting a new adaptation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24PM

Photos: Yankees Outfielder Juan Soto Gives Playbill Some Love in Custom Cleats by Logan Culwell-Block

Stadium Custom Kicks made Soto's bespoke kicks, the ever-elusive Playbill-sports crossover.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM
Monday, April 8, 2024

World Premiere Musical Little Miss Perfect, Frozen, Waitress, More in 2024-2025 Olney Theatre Season by Logan Culwell-Block

Awa Sal Secka and Alex De Bard will be Elsa and Anna in the new staging of the Disney musical Frozen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:32PM

Bernadette Peters and Lea Salonga Will Star in Stephen Sondheim's Old Friends on Broadway by Logan Culwell-Block

Transferring from London's West End, the concert of the late theatrical legend's song catalogue is part of Manhattan Theatre Club's 2024-2025 season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM

Rami Malek, Indira Varma–Led Oedipus Sets Dates at London's Old Vic by Logan Culwell-Block

Matthew Warchus and Hofesh Shechter will co-direct the new take on the Sophocles tragedy in 2025.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM
Sunday, April 7, 2024

Itamar Moses' The Ally Completes Extended Off-Broadway World Premiere at The Public Theater April 7 by Logan Culwell-Block

Josh Radnor stars in the new work, about a liberal, academic, American, atheist, and Jewish person asked to sign a social justice manifesto.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

Drew Droege's Messy White Gays Gets Public Reading at Soho Playhouse Beginning April 7 by Logan Culwell-Block

Droege is co-starring in his new play, about a gay couple who murder their throuple-mate.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Saturday, April 6, 2024

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' The Comeuppance Begins U.K. Premiere at London's Almeida April 6 by Logan Culwell-Block

The work made its world premiere Off-Broadway at Signature Theatre in 2023.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Friday, April 5, 2024

Final Sondheim Musical Here We Are Will Release Cast Album in May by Logan Culwell-Block

Bobby Cannavale, Micaela Diamond, Amber Gray, David Hyde Pierce, and more starred in the Off-Broadway world premiere at The Shed.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:02AM

The Jeopardy! Category Is... Characters in Musicals by Logan Culwell-Block

Playbill readers, you've been training for this moment for years, and now is your time to shine.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:36AM

Goodspeed Musicals Tries to Solve The Mystery of Edwin Drood Beginning April 5 by Logan Culwell-Block

Mamie Parris stars in the title role with Rob Ruggerio at the helm of the Tony-winning Rupert Holmes musical whodunit.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Thursday, April 4, 2024

Kate Shindle Will Not Seek Re-Election as President of Actors' Equity Association by Logan Culwell-Block

The actor is stepping down from the position following a nine-year tenure with the performer and stage manager union.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:32PM

Get a 1st Look at Suzan-Lori Parks' Sally & Tom at The Public Theater by Logan Culwell-Block

Sheria Irving and Gabriel Ebert lead the company of the Off-Broadway production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:32PM

Daniel Marconi, Cathryn Wake, John Yi to Star in Tick, Tick...BOOM! at George Street Playhouse by Logan Culwell-Block

Artistic Director David Saint is helming the Jonathan Larson musical, set to begin performances April 23 at the New Jersey company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:54PM

LaChanze Will Give Commencement Address at Pace University's 2024 Graduation by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-winning actor and producer is receiving an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the institution.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM

Concord Theatricals Acquires Secondary Licensing Rights for Operation Mincemeat by Logan Culwell-Block

The Olivier-nominated musical is currently running in London's West End.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:02AM
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Phil Dunster and Zizi Strallen Will Star in Oklahoma! in Concert in London's West End by Logan Culwell-Block

The performance will see the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic returning to its first London home, Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM

All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
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
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
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
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards