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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Founder Ernest Abuba Dies at 74 by Margaret Hall

Abuba amassed more than 100 credits over his more than half a century in the performing arts.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:03PM

New Musical The Parts I Keep Inside Announces Company for July Performances by Margaret Hall

A song cycle version of the piece previously played a sold out performance at the Triad Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:33AM

Kinky Boots Teams Up With NYC's Youth Pride Chorus For 'Everybody Say Gay' by Margaret Hall

The video was filmed in protest of Florida's "Don't Say Gay" bill.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM

Broadway Bares: XXX Raises $1,893,715 For Broadway Cares by Margaret Hall

The annual charity burlesque show celebrated its 30th anniversary June 26.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42AM

Learn About Fun Home's Journey to Broadway in New Streaming Documentary by Margaret Hall

The program is the latest offering from Wait in the Wings, a digital documentary channel.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42AM
Sunday, June 26, 2022

Sutton Foster Tests Positive for COVID-19; Understudies Audrey Cardwell and Kathy Voytko Will Step Into The Role of Marian Paroo by Margaret Hall

The revival of Meredith Willson's The Music Man continues its run at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM
Friday, June 24, 2022

Sheryl Lee Ralph to be Honored by the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation by Margaret Hall

The Tony nominee and original Dreamgirls star will be honored alongside Oscar winner Charlize Theron.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:07AM

Queer-Themed A Streetcar Named Desire Prequel What I First Desired Sets Off-Broadway Return by Margaret Hall

Written by Tyler Martin, the new work is headed back to Soho Playhouse next month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:33AM
Thursday, June 23, 2022

Producer Steve Fickinger Dies at 62 by Margaret Hall

Mr. Fickinger was a former executive for Disney Theatricals, and one half of FickStern Productions.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:24PM

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Actor Maureen Arthur Dies at 88 by Margaret Hall

Ms. Arthur portrayed Hedy La Rue in the Pulitzer-winning musical on Broadway and in its film adaptation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

James Rado Dead at 90 by Margaret Hall

The artist was the co-author of the seminal classic Hair.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:18PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

New Play The Pianist to Hold Industry Reading Starring Santino Fontana by Margaret Hall

The play is based on the memoir of Polish-Jewish pianist and composer Władysław Szpilman.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37PM

Ben Crawford and Kelsey Connolly Announce Engagement by Margaret Hall

The couple previously starred together as The Phantom and Meg Giry in The Phantom of The Opera.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37PM
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Come From Away Cancels June 21 Performance by Margaret Hall

Tonights performance was supposed to mark the return of Tony nominee Jenn Colella.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:54PM

SIX Cancels June 21 Performance by Margaret Hall

The cancellation is due to a non COVID-19 related illness within the company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:54PM

American Theater Group to Honor Christine Ebersole at Annual Gala by Margaret Hall

The Tony winner previously served on ATG's Board of Directors.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:03AM

Pet Adoption Event Broadway Barks to Return in July by Margaret Hall

The annual adoptathon will be hosted by Tony winners Bernadette Peters and Sutton Foster.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:03AM

New Victory Theater Announces 2022-2023 Season by Margaret Hall

The Off-Broadway venue will stage nine productions from five different countries.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

Guy Ritchie to Direct Live Action Film of Disney's Hercules by Margaret Hall

The 1997 animated film is also in development as a live stage production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM
Monday, June 20, 2022

Matt Blaker and Kelly Glyptis to Join West End The Phantom of the Opera by Margaret Hall

Stars Killian Donnelly and Lucy St. Louis will continue as The Phantom and Christine.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:24PM
Saturday, June 18, 2022

Cynthia Erivo Attends Wicked on Broadway by Margaret Hall

Erivo has been cast as Elphaba in the upcoming film adaptation of the long running hit musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42PM

The Verdict: Critics Review West End Premiere of A Doll's House, Part Two by Margaret Hall

The Donmar Warehouse production, starring Noma Dumezweni, opened June 16.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:07PM
Friday, June 17, 2022

Classic Stage Company Cancels June 17 Performance of Snow in Midsummer by Margaret Hall

The Off-Broadway production opened June 8.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:07PM

Tony Winner Santino Fontana Releases Benefit Single of Sondheim's 'Another Hundred People' by Margaret Hall

Sales of the track support Emma's Torch, a culinary non-profit.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:03AM

Celtic Illusion Cancels Off-Broadway Run by Margaret Hall

The production was set to play New World Stages this summer

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:37AM

New Musical Marian to Hold Industry Reading by Margaret Hall

The musical is based on the life of the world famous contralto Marian Anderson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

Celtic Illusions Cancels Off-Broadway Run by Margaret Hall

The production was set to play New World Stages this summer

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM
Thursday, June 16, 2022

A Very Merry Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant to Stream by Margaret Hall

The musical will be filmed in front of a live studio audience for a digital release.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch Set September Exit from Broadway's Funny Girl by Margaret Hall

The Fanny Brice biomusical revival continues its run at the August Wilson Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:12PM

Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch to Exit Funny Girl September 25 by Margaret Hall

Tony nominees Ramin Karimloo and Jared Grimes are set to remain with the production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:33PM

Austin Artists Project to Present Sing Out! A Broadway Musical Revue by Margaret Hall

The non-profit will celebrate Pride Month with the revue, staged at Lincoln Center.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM

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