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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Ruth Negga to Star in Hamlet as Part of St. Ann’s Warehouse’s 40th Anniversary Season by Olivia Clement

The Brooklyn theatre will also welcome the return of the critically acclaimed The Jungle.

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The Kilroys Releases Fifth Annual ’The List’ by Olivia Clement

Playwrights Charly Evon Simpson, Erika Dickerson-Despenza, and Stacey Rose are each featured on the list twice.

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Michael R. Jackson’s A Strange Loop Extends Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The critically acclaimed new musical will continue for an additional three weeks at Playwrights Horizons.

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Potomac Theatre Project to Bring Works by Stoppard, Pinter, Beckett, and Havel Off-Broadway This Summer by Olivia Clement

Dogg’s Hamlet, Cahoot’s Macbeth, and Havel: The Passion of Thought will run in repertory at Atlantic Stage 2.

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Normal Ave to Launch 2019–2020 Season With New Lily Houghton Play by Olivia Clement

The NYC-based theatre company will also present a world premiere by Kayla Martine, plus Suzan-Lori Parks' The Book of Grace.

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Cristina Angeles Named Roundabout's New Directing Fellow by Olivia Clement

Angeles joins Whitney White, Miranda Haymon and Kathleen Capdesuner as the fourth director in the program.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Will & Grace's Debra Messing to Star in Broadway Premiere of Birthday Candles by Olivia Clement

Playwright and screenwriter Noah Haidle will make his Broadway debut in the production from Roundabout.

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Robert O'Hara to Direct Kimber Lee's Untitled F*ck M*ss S**gon Play at the O'Neill This Summer by Olivia Clement

Kyle Vincent Terry, Tiffany Villarin, Cristina Pitter, and more are tapped to perform in the new plays at the Playwrights Conference in Connecticut.

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The Secret Life of Bees Extends Off-Broadway Again by Olivia Clement

The new musical from Lynn Nottage, Duncan Sheik, and Susan Birkenhead will play an additional week at Atlantic Theater.

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Broadway's Hillary and Clinton to Close Early by Olivia Clement

The new Lucas Hnath play starring Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow will end its engagement at the John Golden Theatre.

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Jessica Vosk, Janet Dacal, Julia Murney, More Tapped for New Musical Jeannette at O'Neill Conference by Olivia Clement

The new pop musical is based on the true story of America’s first congresswoman, Jeannette Rankin.

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Glenda Jackson to Star in BBC Adaptation of Elizabeth Is Missing by Olivia Clement

The 2018 Tony winner will play a woman in the grips of memory loss in the feature-length adaptation of Emma Healey's novel.

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Gary Busey to Star in Off-Broadway Musical Only Human by Olivia Clement

The Oscar-nominated actor will play God in the new pop rock musical at Theatre St. Clements.

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Michael R. Jackson’s A Strange Loop Opens June 17 at Playwrights Horizons by Olivia Clement

The new musical offers a look at the innermost thoughts of a queer, Black musical theatre writer.

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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Off-Broadway Return of Wheelhouse's Life Sucks. Opens at Theatre Row by Olivia Clement

Aaron Posner's critically acclaimed, Chekhov-inspired play opens June 16.

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Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus Closes on Broadway by Olivia Clement

Taylor Mac's new play concludes performances at the Booth June 16.

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Tony Winner André De Shields, Jordan E. Cooper, and More Join Summer Pride Plays by Olivia Clement

The festival unveils casting for its closing-night reading: Terrence McNally's Some Men.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Cast of in In the Heights Movie by Olivia Clement

In a final casting announcement, the creator reveals he won't just be off-camera for the upcoming movie.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Cast of In the Heights Movie by Olivia Clement

In a final casting announcement, the creator reveals he won't just be off-camera for the upcoming movie.

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New Georges Is Approaching 30 Years Strong and Has a Message for the Theatre Community by Olivia Clement

Co-founding artistic director Susan Bernfield looks back on the last 27 years—as well as forward, at the explosion of new artists on the horizon.

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The Joyce Season Taps Misty Copeland, Camille A. Brown, Kyle Abraham, and More by Olivia Clement

The upcoming season will feature artists from both the U.S. and around the world.

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Taylor Mac’s Gary Is More Traditional Than You Think by Olivia Clement

The Broadway play by avant garde artist and Tony nominee Mac takes Greek tragedy and Shakespeare to a new level.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Lois Robbins to Bring L.O.V.E.R. Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

In her new play, which will be seen at the Signature Theatre, Robbins gets truthful about life, love, and sex.

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A Look at Lydia R. Diamond’s Theatrical Baseball Drama Toni Stone Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Watch highlights from the Pam MacKinnon-helmed production, chronicling the rise of legendary player Toni Stone.

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A Look at the Trailer for Yellow Rose With Eva Noblezada, Lea Salonga, and More by Olivia Clement

Get a glimpse of the Hadestown Tony nominee's moving performance in the upcoming film.

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Lillias White, Viola Davis, Condola Rashad, and More Among NAACP Theatre Award Recipients by Olivia Clement

The awards will be held June 17 in Los Angeles.

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Jelani Alladin, Vanessa Hudgens, Hailey Kilgore, and More Tapped for Notebook Musical by Olivia Clement

The musical adaptation will be performed at Vassar & New York Stage and Film's upcoming Powerhouse season in Poughkeepsie.

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Derren Brown: Secret to Play on Broadway This Fall by Olivia Clement

Following a sold-out Off-Broadway run, Brown returns with his unique brand of mind reading, persuasion, and psychological illusion.

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How Playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury’s Experiment With Fairview Paid Off in a Big Way by Olivia Clement

The now Pulitzer Prize–winning play makes its return to Off-Broadway through July 28, ready for a different ending every night.

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David Cale's We're Only Alive for a Short Amount of Time Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The autobiographical musical memoir debuts Off-Broadway following its Chicago world premiere.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

New Theatre Company The COOP to Launch With World Premiere of Barbara Hammond’s Terra Firma by Olivia Clement

Based in NYC and founded by Andrus Nichols, The COOP will produce plays both old and new.

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