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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Oh God, A Show About Abortion Raises $22,000 For Abortion Support by Raven Brunner

Alison Leiby teamed up with pastry chef Natasha Li Pickowicz for a bake sale to benefit Brigid Alliance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:03PM

Jim Henson's Creature Shop Will Create Puppets for My Neighbor Totoro Stage Adaptation by Raven Brunner

The LA-based workshop created puppets seen in The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, and Sesame Street.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:03AM
Monday, June 27, 2022

Oh God, A Show About Abortion Sets Additional LA and NY Performances by Raven Brunner

Alison Leiby's work will play 15 encore performances at Off-Broadway's Cherry Lane Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:37PM

MCC Extends Donja R. Love’s Soft For Additional Week by Raven Brunner

The Whitney White-directed play stars Leon Addison Brown.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:25PM

Watch Joshua Henry and Gavin Creel's Mash-Up of Sam Smith and Stephen Sondheim's 'Stay With Me' by Raven Brunner

The pair, soon to star as the princes of Broadway's Into the Woods revival, recorded the performance backstage at rehearsals for the Sondheim musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM
Sunday, June 26, 2022

Drew Droege's Happy Birthday Doug Closes June 26 by Raven Brunner

The solo show returned to SoHo Playhouse for Pride weekend.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM

Theresa Rebeck's New Play Mad House Opens in London's West End June 26 by Raven Brunner

David Harbour and Bill Pullman lead this dark comedy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Saturday, June 25, 2022

Off-Broadway's Mr. Parker Closes June 25 by Raven Brunner

Michael McKeever's new play opened June 6 at Theatre Row.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Friday, June 24, 2022

American Buffalo Will Require Audiences to Wear Masks Through Entire Run by Raven Brunner

This news comes as the Broadway League made masks optional for Broadway audiences beginning July 1.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:54PM

Will Lady Gaga Star in Joker 2 Movie Musical? by Raven Brunner

The "Born This Way" singer is reportedly in negotiations to portray one of the most notable female supervillains.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:18AM
Thursday, June 23, 2022

Listen to Joaquina Kalukango Sing 'Let It Burn' From the Upcoming Paradise Square Broadway Album by Raven Brunner

The Tony winner received a standing ovation for her performance at the 2022 Tony Awards ceremony.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Broadway VS 2022 Beats Fundraising Goal By Raising $130K by Raven Brunner

The event featured Broadway favorites Norm Lewis and Joshua Henry and was hosted by Amber Iman.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:12PM

Billy Porter Signs First Look Deal with FX Productions by Raven Brunner

The Emmy and two-time Tony winner will produce new content through his production company Incognegro.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM

Drew Droege's Happy Birthday Doug Returns to Soho Playhouse June 23 by Raven Brunner

The solo show, produced by Michael Urie and Zach Laks, played SoHo Playhouse up until the shutdown.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Christy Altomare, Susan Egan, More Set For Disney Princess: The Concert by Raven Brunner

Isabelle McCalla and Syndee Winters will also star in the tour.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Works By Dominique Morisseau, Heather Raffo, More in Detroit Public Theatre's 2022-2023 Season by Raven Brunner

The season will mark the first performances in the theatre's new venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:24PM

Shoshana Bean, Aisha Jackson, Alex Newell, More Will Perform at Broadway Sings Whitney Houston by Raven Brunner

The Sony Hall concert will also feature a 14-piece orchestra.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37PM

Joaquina Kalukango Felt 'Overwhelmed' by Her Standing Ovation at the 2022 Tony Awards by Raven Brunner

The Paradise Square performer appeared in the June 22 broadcast of the Today Show.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37PM

Country Jukebox Musical May We All Will Tour and Release Concept Album by Raven Brunner

The new musical plays its final performance in Nashville, Tennessee June 26.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:03PM

The Muny's Camelot Opens June 22 by Raven Brunner

The St. Louis production is led by Robert Petkoff and Shereen Pimentel.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM

Back to the Future Musical Teases 2023 Broadway Transfer by Raven Brunner

A 15-second teaser for the Olivier-winning musical has dropped on social media.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM

Mrs. Doubtfire Original Cast Album Begins Streaming June 22 by Raven Brunner

The recording features the Broadway cast from the December 2021 reopening, including Tony nominee Rob McClure.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:36AM
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Nathan Lane, Jenifer Lewis, André De Shields, More Join Apple's Animated Musical Spellbound by Raven Brunner

The musical will feature an original score by EGOT winner Alan Menken.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:18PM

Weezer Sets Residency at The Broadway Theatre by Raven Brunner

The rock band is heading to the Main Stem in celebration of their new SZNZ project.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

Photos: Come From Away's Caesar Samayoa Weds Christopher Freer by Raven Brunner

The performer married his partner, talent agent Freer, over the holiday weekend.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:42AM

Jenn Colella Returns to Broadway's Come From Away June 21 by Raven Brunner

The Suffs star succeeds Rachel Tucker, reprising her Tony-nominated performance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37AM
Monday, June 20, 2022

Norm Lewis and Joshua Henry Battle It Out at Live Streamed Broadway VS June 20 by Raven Brunner

Amber Iman hosts the Broadway Advocacy Coalition fundraiser.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Sunday, June 19, 2022

André De Shields Reprises Frederick Douglass Solo Show at Flushing Town Hall June 19 by Raven Brunner

The two performances are part of the Queens Rising celebration in honor of Juneteenth.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:18PM

Jason Alexander-Directed Windfall Closes June 19 at Bay Street Theatre by Raven Brunner

Scooter Pietsch's new comedy began previews May 31.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

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