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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Church & State to End Off-Broadway Run by Olivia Clement

Jason Odell Williams’ political comedy will play its final performance in June at New World Stages.

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Here a Song from the New Off-Broadway Musical Bastard Jones by Olivia Clement

Marc Acito and Amy Engelhardt’s rock musical will debut at the Cell this summer.

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Animal, With Rebecca Hall, Kicks Off May 24 by Olivia Clement

Claire Lizzimore’s dark comedy debuts in New York at the Atlantic Theater Company.

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What Do Critics Think of Can You Forgive Her? by Olivia Clement

Amber Tamblyn stars in the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Gina Gionfriddo at the Vineyard Theatre.

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The Band’s Visit to Arrive on Broadway in the Fall by Olivia Clement

Itamar Moses and David Yazbek’s acclaimed new musical will play the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

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Go Behind the Scenes at Hamilton on Broadway with David Korins by Olivia Clement

The Tony-nominated scenic designer takes Tyler Mount backstage at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in this week’s Get to Work video.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

New Musical Sweetee Kicks Off May 23 by Olivia Clement

Jordan Tyson and Frozen’s Jelani Alladin lead the cast of the new show about a bi-racial woman in America during the 1930s.

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Lisa Lampanelli’s Stuffed to Return Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The playwright and comedian will again star in the new comedy about food, weight, and body image.

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Ivo van Hove, Diane Paulus, and More Tapped for BAM’s Next Wave by Olivia Clement

The Brooklyn institution reveals the lineup for its 2017 festival of theatre, dance, music, and opera.

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Kristin Chenoweth, James Corden, and More React to Manchester Attack by Olivia Clement

“Love will always win,” Chenoweth said in a video message posted on her official Facebook page.

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Why This Off-Broadway Season is the Strongest in Years by Olivia Clement

Don’t take our word for it. Actors, directors, and artistic directors explain why these 9 playwrights need to be on your radar this spring.

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Shakespeare in the Park Kicks Off with Julius Caesar, Featuring Elizabeth Marvel, Corey Stoll, and More by Olivia Clement

The Public Theater’s artistic director Oskar Eustis helms the political drama in Central Park.

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Can You Forgive Her?, with Amber Tamblyn, Opens May 23 by Olivia Clement

Frank Wood, Darren Pettie, and Ella Dershowitz also star in the New York premiere at the Vineyard Theare.

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NEWSical Celebrates 2500th Performance by Olivia Clement

The musical holds the title for the 14th longest running Off- Broadway show in history.

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Denée Benton, Julie Taymor, and More Among Tonight’s Lilly Honorees by Olivia Clement

The awards, which celebrate women in theatre, are held in New York City.

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Dramatists Guild Weighs in on Virginia Woolf? Casting Controversy by Olivia Clement

The Edward Albee Estate withdrew the rights to a production in Portland, Oregon, after a black actor was cast as Nick.

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Dear Evan Hansen in Under 3 Minutes by Olivia Clement

You asked, Tyler Mount delivered; on this week’s episode of Playbill’s The Tyler Mount Vlog.

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Pasek and Paul, Lena Hall, and More Set for Tonight’s Obie Awards by Olivia Clement

The 62nd annual ceremony celebrating Off-Broadway theatre is held May 22 at Webster Hall and will be live-streamed via Facebook.

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Take a Sneak Peek at the Upcoming PBS Broadcast of Falsettos by Olivia Clement

The Tony-nominated Broadway revival was filmed as part of the Live from Lincoln Center series.

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What Do Critics Think of The Whirligig Off-Broadway? by Olivia Clement

Zosia Mamet, Norbert Leo Butz, and Grace Van Patten star in the world premiere of Hamish Linklater’s play.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

How Denée Benton Spent the Night Before Her Tony Nomination by Olivia Clement

See what movie musical the Great Comet star watched as she reflected on her journey to Broadway.

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Immersive Pirates of Penzance to Play NYU Skirball by Olivia Clement

The Hypocrites production will seat audiences on a beach with a Tiki Bar, pools, and pirates.

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Heathers Musical to Receive London Workshop by Olivia Clement

The musical will be staged with minimal sets and costumes at the Other Palace Theatre.

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Original Robber Bridegroom Costume Designer Jeanne Button Dies at 86 by Olivia Clement

The designer worked on several Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.

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New Immersive Show From Sleep No More Producer Extends Through Summer by Olivia Clement

The “narcotic and eye-opening” Seeing You takes place in a former meat market underneath Chelsea’s High Line.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Celia Keenan-Bolger and Stephen Kunken to Lead Cast of Second Stage’s A Parallelogram by Olivia Clement

The Bruce Norris play will receive its New York premiere this summer with direction by Michael Greif.

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Can You Name These Dear Evan Hansen Songs? by Olivia Clement

Test your knowledge of the hit Broadway musical with this week’s Name That Tune video quiz.

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What Do TV Critics Think of the Dirty Dancing Remake? by Olivia Clement

ABC’s adaptation, starring Abigail Breslin, Colt Prattes, Nicole Scherzinger, and Debra Messing, will premiere May 24.

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Frankie J. Grande Is Ready to Come Back to Broadway, But First… by Olivia Clement

The singer joins Playbill on this week’s episode of Playbill’s The Tyler Mount Vlog.

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Matthew Perry’s The End of Longing Begins May 18 by Olivia Clement

The dark comedy, which played a hit run on the West End last year, arrives Off-Broadway in a production from MCC.

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James Corden Will Again Host Grammy Awards by Olivia Clement

The Tony winner will return to host the award ceremony for another year.

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