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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Abbie Spallen's Pumpgirl Extends at Irish Rep by Olivia Clement

The critically acclaimed production continues into the new year.

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Courtney Reed, Francis Jue, Joe Ngo, More to Star in Off-Broadway Premiere of Cambodian Rock Band by Olivia Clement

Lauren Yee's musical play, featuring songs by Dengue Fever, will play at the Signature in 2020.

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Geffen Playhouse Adds Anna Moench's Man of God to 2020 Season by Olivia Clement

The new play will begin performances in March in L.A.

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Bat Out of Hell to Return to U.K. for 2020 Tour by Olivia Clement

The Jim Steinman musical, featuring songs from the Meatloaf album, will tour the U.K. again.

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Monsoon Wedding Musical Heads to Leeds and London by Olivia Clement

Based on Mira Nair's 2001 hit film, the new musical will play in the U.K. following its Berkeley Rep world premiere.

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Christopher Shinn’s Judgment Day, Starring Luke Kirby, Begins at the Park Avenue Armory by Olivia Clement

The world-premiere adaptation of Ödön von Horváth’s 1937 play takes over the Wade Thompson Drill Hall.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

NYTW Sets Dates and Cast for the Off-Broadway Premiere of Celine Song’s Endlings by Olivia Clement

Dates are also set for the world premiere of Sanctuary City by Martyna Majok.

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Eric William Morris and Gregg Edelman Join World Premiere of The Perplexed by Olivia Clement

MTC Artistic Director Lynne Meadow will helm the Richard Greenberg play Off-Broadway.

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Tony Kushner’s A Bright Room Called Day Extends Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Public Theater revival is helmed by Oskar Eustis.

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La MaMa Artistic Director Mia Yoo and More Join Cast of The Trojan Women by Olivia Clement

Composed by Elizabeth Swados and directed by Andrei Serban, the groundbreaking 1974 production returns in December.

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Broadway Premiere of My Name Is Lucy Barton to Begin Previews Early by Olivia Clement

The Manhattan Theatre Club production, starring Laura Linney, will open in January 2020.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

An Exclusive Listen to Audible’s The Half Life of Marie-Curie by Olivia Clement

The Lauren Gunderson play will be released as an audio drama while the world premiere continues Off-Broadway.

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An Exclusive Look at Zal Owen and Alexandra Silber in the New Musical Einstein’s Dreams by Olivia Clement

The Prospect Theater Company production continues through December 14 at 59E59 Theaters Off-Broadway.

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MCC’s 2020 Miscast Gala to Honor Oscar Isaac by Olivia Clement

The benefit evening will also honor Board Chair Susan Raanan.

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Tori Sampson, Heather Christian, Aleshea Harris, More Are Recipients of Playwrights Horizons Commissions by Olivia Clement

Ten playwrights were awarded commissions from the Off-Broadway theatre behind a number of Pulitzer Prize-winning works.

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When the Movie Sing Street Pierced Rebecca Taichman’s Soul, She Knew She Had to Bring It to the Stage by Olivia Clement

The Tony-winning director of Indecent found her latest project in the new Off-Broadway musical from the creator of Once.

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Monday, December 2, 2019

A.R.T. Premiere of Gloria: A Life Finds Its Cast by Olivia Clement

Patricia Kalember, who portrayed Gloria Steinem Off-Broadway, will return to the role.

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TFANA Revival of Fefu and Her Friends Extends Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Lileana Blain-Cruz directs the María Irene Fornés play at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn.

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Paddington Gets in a Jam Finds Its Off-Broadway Cast by Olivia Clement

The company behind The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show brings the show to Union Square's DR2 Theatre.

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Tony-Nominated Director Marion McClinton Dies at Age 65 by Olivia Clement

The playwright, actor, and director brought two August Wilson dramas to Broadway and directed several of the playwright's plays throughout his career.

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

The Gospel of John, Conceived and Performed by Ken Jennings, Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Jennings brings the Gospel to life at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Aasif Mandvi Named Winner of United Solo Special Award; Festival Expands to London by Olivia Clement

The festival, the largest of its kind, celebrates the culmination of another year.

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U.K. Premiere of Pass Over Finds Its Cast by Olivia Clement

Antoinette Nwandu’s critically acclaimed drama will play London's Kiln Theatre in February 2020.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Works by Eboni Booth, Martyna Majok, Hilary Bettis, and More Are Recipients of 2019 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards by Olivia Clement

The awards, totaling $415,000, allow nine productions extra time for development and rehearsal.

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Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven Extends Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The world premiere, directed by John Ortiz, will play an additional week at Atlantic Theater.

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Broadway-Bound Mrs. Doubtfire Begins in Seattle by Olivia Clement

Performances of the new musical kick off November 26 at 5th Avenue Theatre, ahead of the show's spring Broadway bow.

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Off-Broadway Return of Little Shop of Horrors Extends Into March; Gideon Glick to Take Over From Jonathan Groff Full-Time by Olivia Clement

The Michael Mayer-helmed production was previously scheduled through January 2020 at the Westside Theatre.

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Adam Chanler-Berat, Carolyn Braver, Ryan Spahn, More Tapped for World Premiere of How to Load a Musket by Olivia Clement

Talene Monahon’s docu-drama, woven from verbatim conversations with historical reenactors, will premiere at 59E59 this winter.

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Tony Kushner’s A Bright Room Called Day Opens Off-Broadway November 25 by Olivia Clement

The Public Theater revival is helmed by Oskar Eustis.

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Camille A. Brown Joins Upcoming Aida Revival by Olivia Clement

The developmental presentation will be directed by Schele Williams, who was part of the original cast.

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