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Sunday, June 23, 2024

An Enemy of the People Completes Broadway Run June 23 by Margaret Hall

Tony winner Jeremy Strong led the cast of the revival at the Circle in the Square Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Friday, June 21, 2024

Listen: Jeremy Jordan Belts Out Soaring 'For Her' From The Great Gatsby by Margaret Hall

The book-to-stage musical adaptation's cast album delayed its release by a week, but three more preview tracks have dropped to tide us over.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

Olivier Nominee Clare Foster Joins West End The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Musical by Margaret Hall

Jethro Compton directs the new musical, based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald short story.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM
Thursday, June 20, 2024

Photos: Step Inside the Tony After Parties for Hell's Kitchen and Water For Elephants by Margaret Hall

Held downtown at Mercer Labs and at Jazz at Lincoln Center, respectively, they were certainly a pair of wild, wild parties.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:48PM

The Schwartz Is With Josh Gad; The Broadway Favorite is Working on a Spaceballs Sequel by Margaret Hall

Gad is co-writing, producing, and starring in a sequel to the Mel Brooks cult classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM

The Schwartz Is With Josh Gad by Margaret Hall

The Broadway favorite is co-writing, producing, and starring in a sequel to Mel Brooks' cult classic film Spaceballs for Amazon.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:32PM

New Comedies at Lloyd Suh and Michael Walek to Premiere at Ensemble Studio Theatre by Margaret Hall

Centering on Ben Franklin and Jane Goodall, both plays were developed through EST's Sloan Project.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM

Benedict Lombe’s Shifters To Play London's West End by Margaret Hall

Lombe is only the third Black British female playwright to have her play staged in the history of the West End.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM
Tuesday, June 18, 2024

See Who's Starring in the Off-Broadway Premiere of A Sabbath Girl: A New Musical by Margaret Hall

The musical romcom centers on a work weary woman and her new neighbor crush as they learn to balance city life and unexpected romance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:48PM

Reviews: What Do The Critics Think of Dark Noon Off-Broadway? by Margaret Hall

The story spins the myth of the American Wild West, as endlessly glorified by Hollywood westerns of the 1950s, on its head.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

Meet Philip Romano, Who's Been to 9 Tony Awards as a Seat Filler by Margaret Hall

He's also been spotted on the telecast multiple times. How does one get such an illustrious gig?

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM
Monday, June 17, 2024

Video: Stereophonic Tony Winner Daniel Aukin Uplifts the Value of Idiosyncratic Theatre by Margaret Hall

Aukin won the 2024 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM

Video: Tony Winner Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Wants to Inspire Theatre Kids at Home by Margaret Hall

Jacobs-Jenkins' play Appropriate, which continues its run at the Belasco, won the Tony for Best Revival of a Play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM

Video: Winning a Tony Award Left Sarah Paulson Speechless by Margaret Hall

Paulson won her first Tony for Appropriate on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM

Video: Kara Young Isn't Anywhere Close to Done, Even After Her Purlie Victorious Triple Crown by Margaret Hall

Young was the first Black actor to get a Tony nomination three years in a row.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM

Before The Drugs Kick In Announces 4th Extension and New Off-Broadway Home by Margaret Hall

Styled like a comedy show, Mike Lemme's play is dedicated to young mothers whose mental health is often disregarded by society.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM
Sunday, June 16, 2024

Merrily We Roll Along Wins Best Revival of a Musical at 2024 Tony Awards by Margaret Hall

The Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical has become a breakaway hit, overcoming an infamously short-lived original production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32PM

'I Wouldn't Be Here Without My Therapist'; Will Brill Wins Featured Actor in a Play at 2024 Tony Awards by Margaret Hall

This is Brill's first Tony win for his first Tony nomination.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:48PM

From the Press Room: The 2024 Tony Awards Backstage Live Blog by Margaret Hall

Join Playbill backstage as we interview the winners straight from the stage.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:06PM
Saturday, June 15, 2024

Ben Platt Completes Palace Theatre Residency June 15 by Margaret Hall

Platt's residency featured songs from Honeymind, as well as his earlier albums, Reverie and Sing to Me Instead.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Friday, June 14, 2024

Playbill's Official 2024 Tony Awards Playlist is Here! by Margaret Hall

Featuring a variety of songs from the shows nominated for Best Score, this playlist is sure to put you in a celebratory mood.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:12PM

The Welkin Extends Off-Broadway by Margaret Hall

Set in 1759, the piece centers on a young woman who has been sentenced to death and the 12 women who are tasked with verifying her pregnancy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

Original West Side Story Cast Member Tony Mordente Dies at 88 by Margaret Hall

The dancer, choreographer, actor, and director was once married to his West Side Story co-star, Chita Rivera, who passed away earlier this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

Aaron Lazar Collaborates With Josh Groban, Kristin Chenoweth, Leslie Odom Jr., More on Impossible Dream Album to Benefit ALS Network by Margaret Hall

A Broadway mainstay for over two decades, Lazar was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease in 2022.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM
Thursday, June 13, 2024

Reviews: What Are The Critics Saying About The Welkin at Atlantic Theater Company? by Margaret Hall

Set in 1759, the piece centers on a young woman who has been sentenced to death and the 12 women who are tasked with verifying her pregnancy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

West End Run of Boys From the Blackstuff Begins June 13 by Margaret Hall

Kate Wasserberg directs James Graham’s adaptation of Alan Bleasdale’s TV drama.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36AM
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Catherine Laga’aia to Star in Disney's Moana 2 by Margaret Hall

The sequel to the beloved film will feature music by Grammy winners Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Will Butler and Justin Craig Break Down the Stereophonic Broadway Cast Album by Margaret Hall

The Tony nominees on the outtakes, ad-libs, and which song had 110 different versions.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:36PM

The Welkin Opens at Atlantic Theater Company June 12 by Margaret Hall

Set in 1759, the piece centers on a young woman who has been sentenced to death and the 12 women who are tasked with verifying her pregnancy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM

Chris Perfetti to Star in Open Throat for Little Island Summer Series by Margaret Hall

Based on the award-winning novella, Open Throat tells the story of a queer and dangerously hungry mountain lion living in the drought-devastated land under the Hollywood sign.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM

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