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Thursday, February 22, 2024

Alex Brightman's The Life and Slimes of Marc Summers Opens Off-Broadway February 22 by Margaret Hall

The Tony nominee teamed up with composer Drew Gasparini to create the new play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Get a 1st Look at The Life and Slimes of Marc Summers Off-Broadway by Margaret Hall

The Alex Brightman- and Drew Gasparini–penned memoir play officially opens February 22.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM

John Douglas Thompson and Nicole Ari Parker to Star in Antony and Cleopatra Reading by Margaret Hall

Part of Red Bull Theater's Revelation Reading Series, the performance is being directed by Arin Arbus.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:54PM

Ready, Set, Go! The 1st Round of 2024 Edinburgh Fringe is Out by Margaret Hall

276 shows at 31 venues have been announced as a part of the Edinburgh Fringe's early bird programming release.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM
Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Video: See Spamalot Find Their Grail on The View by Margaret Hall

The Monty Python comedy revival continues at Broadway's St. James theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12PM

Gilded Balloon Announces 1st Round of 2024 Edinburgh Fringe Programming by Margaret Hall

Gilded Balloon is comedy central, with solo shows and stand-up acts dominating their lineup.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36AM

See Who's Joining Jordan Luke Gage and Laurie Kynaston in London Bare Concert by Margaret Hall

Bare is a raucous coming-of-age musical exploring identity, sexuality, and the consequences of hiding your true self.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM

This is Not a Time of Peace Begins Off-Broadway Premiere February 20 by Margaret Hall

The play centers on the relationship between a father and daughter as they try not to spin out in the aftermath of the Red Scare.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM

André De Shields Celebrates Haarlem Nocturne in 40th Anniversary Concerts Starting February 20 by Margaret Hall

The 1984 revue, written by and originally starring Tony winner De Shields, celebrates music by the Black American diaspora.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Saturday, February 17, 2024

Bhangra Nation Musical Begins Birmingham Rep Engagement February 17 by Margaret Hall

The U.K. premiere production follows the story of a Bhangra team as they qualify for the USA national competition.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Friday, February 16, 2024

'It's Gonna Be Hard': Gabby Beans and Rachel Bonds on the Beautiful Challenge of Jonah by Margaret Hall

The playwright and Tony-nominated actor are exploring trauma and redemption in the new Off-Broadway play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:42PM

Alex Edelman to Host Artios Awards by Margaret Hall

The 39th annual ceremony honors casting professionals in theatre, film, and television.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM

The Hunt Starring Tobias Menzies Begins Off-Broadway Run February 16 by Margaret Hall

The Hunt is the second adaptation of a Thomas Vinterberg work presented by St. Ann’s Warehouse, following its 2012 U.S. premiere of Grzegorz Jarzyna’s Festen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:36PM

Psychological Thriller Job Extends Off-Broadway by Margaret Hall

Sydney Lemmon and Peter Friedman again star in Max Wolf Friedlich's play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM
Thursday, February 15, 2024

Twenty-Sided Tavern Sets Off-Broadway Bow by Margaret Hall

The production blends the worlds of tabletop roleplay games and theatre to create an interactive experience.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM

Photos: Alex Brightman's The Life and Slimes of Marc Summers Meets the Press by Margaret Hall

Part interactive game show, part memoir, The Life and Slimes of Marc Summers follows the infamous host through his televised life.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM

Cast and Creative Team Announced for Travels Off-Broadway by Margaret Hall

Playing Ars Nova, the world premiere will be directed by by Andrew Scoville.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM

Photos: Take a Look at Keen Company's Glory Days Benefit Concert by Margaret Hall

Premiering on Broadway in 2008, Glory Days is a cult-favorite coming-of-age rock musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM
Wednesday, February 14, 2024

First Shows of the 2024 Edinburgh Fringe Announced by Margaret Hall

Venue operator Assembly has released the first round of its theatre, comedy, children’s shows, circus, and cabaret programming.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:06PM

Photos: Sneak a Peek at the London The Addams Family Concerts, Starring Ramin Karimloo and Michelle Visage by Margaret Hall

Matthew White directed the starry two-day concert production with choreography by Alistair David.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

Photos: Take a Look at '60s Jukebox Musical A Sign of the Times Off-Broadway by Margaret Hall

The York Theatre Company production features the songs of Petula Clark, Lesley Gore, Dusty Springfield, and other hits.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

Alex Brightman's The Life and Slimes of Marc Summers Begins Off-Broadway Run February 14 by Margaret Hall

The Tony nominee teamed up with composer Drew Gasparini to create the new play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:36AM

Edinburgh Fringe Hit The Dating Show Begins Off-Broadway Return February 14 by Margaret Hall

Nina Conti's ventriloquist comedy previously played a sell-out engagement in London's West End.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:36AM

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Kate Douglas’ The Apiary Off-Broadway? by Margaret Hall

Directed by Kate Whoriskey, the play is the centerpiece of the Second Stage's inaugural Next Stage Festival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:36AM
Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Andrew Winans to Direct Agatha Christie's The Hollow Off-Broadway by Margaret Hall

The play is a comedic twist on the classic whodunnit murder mystery formula, taking place just outside London.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:48PM

Viral Sensation StarKid to Play London Palladium by Margaret Hall

Founded in 2009, the theatre company was one of the first to harness the power of the internet, launching the fledgling company into international acclaim.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM

New York Premiere of Between Two Knees Officially Opens February 13 by Margaret Hall

The production is from The 1491, an intertribal sketch comedy troupe.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM

Live Aid–Inspired Musical Just for One Day Officially Opens February 13 by Margaret Hall

The London musical features songs by David Bowie, The Who, Queen, The Police, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Diana Ross, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Monday, February 12, 2024

John Michalski and Ian Antal to Star in Henry IV for New York Classical Theatre by Margaret Hall

The two hour conflation of Shakespeare's Henvy IV Parts 1 and 2 will be both adapted and directed by Stephen Burdman.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:54PM

See Who's Coming Back for London's 15th Anniversary Spring Awakening Concert by Margaret Hall

The concert will raise funds to support original West End producer Imogen Kinchin's cancer treatment.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36AM

5 Theatres You Should Visit Around the World by Margaret Hall

Pull out your passports, it’s time to celebrate international theatre!

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

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
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