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Friday, October 22, 2021

Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues Extends Again on Broadway by Talaura Harms

The Manhattan Theatre Club production will now play through November 12.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:37AM

Read the Reviews for London's Bob Marley Bio-Musical Get Up, Stand Up! by Talaura Harms

The world premiere, starring Arinzé Kene as Marley, opened October 20.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:00AM
Thursday, October 21, 2021

In the News: Brian d'Arcy James Joins HBO Max's Love and Death, Emily Mann Receives SDCF Lifetime Achievement Award by Talaura Harms

Plus: Details on MAXLive 2021: The Neuroverse, an arts and technology festival exploring innovations in neuroscience, artificial intelligence, and the human-machine collaboration

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:15PM

New Details Revealed for Bard at the Gate Season, Including Casting for How to Raise a Freeman by Talaura Harms

Lloyd Suh's Charles Francis Chan Jr.'s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery and Dipika Guha’s Passing have been added to McCarter Theatre Center's streaming series.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:14PM

Check Out Photos of Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Adaptation by Talaura Harms

Previews begin October 21 for the new stage adaptation, featuring music by the Sherman Brothers from the original Pooh featurettes.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24PM

Mrs. Doubtfire Resumes Broadway Performances October 21 by Talaura Harms

Tony nominee Rob McClure returns as the single father disguised as the title British nanny.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:15AM
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Hip-Hop Improv Show Freestyle Love Supreme Opens on Broadway October 19 by Talaura Harms

The Special Tony Award-honored group will play a limited engagement at the Booth Theatre through January 2, 2022.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:05AM
Monday, October 18, 2021

In the News: Guggenheim's Works & Process Fall Slate, a Bookish Wedding With Lin-Manuel Miranda, More by Talaura Harms

Plus: Producers Isaac Robert Hurwitz and Seth A. Goldstein launch Hugo Six, a new multimedia production company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:15PM

Watch the Cast of Ain't Too Proud Perform a Medley of The Temptations' Tunes on Good Morning America by Talaura Harms

The October 18 morning show appearance featured "Get Ready," "I Heard It Through the Grapevine," and "I Can't Get Next to You."

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:48PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021

What Did the Critics Think of Dana H. on Broadway? by Talaura Harms

Deirdre O’Connell takes on the title role in the documentary play from Tony-nominated playwright Lucas Hnath.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:19PM

Lucas Hnath's Dana H. Opens on Broadway October 17 by Talaura Harms

Deirdre O’Connell returns to the title role—Hnath's mother—in the documentary play from the Tony-nominated writer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:01AM
Friday, October 15, 2021

In the News: Six Celebrates Vinyl Release With TikTok Live Stream, Experience Odd Man Out in Darkness at The Flea by Talaura Harms

Plus, Lincoln Center Moments, a performance series for adults with dementia, returns this fall.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:58PM
Thursday, October 14, 2021

In the News: Davon Williams Named Broadway Black Executive Director, Cast Complete for Taylor Mac's The Hang, More by Talaura Harms

Plus: John Leguizamo's Kiss My Aztec! musical is planning a development work session in early 2022.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:02PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

In the News: Gavin Creel at The Met, Hannah Corneau Drops 1st Single, More by Talaura Harms

Plus: Lilli Cooper, Javier Muñoz, Kate Rockwell, and Daniel Yearwood will sing the soundtrack live to John Monsky's latest Carnegie Hall history lecture.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:49PM

Bryna Turner's At the Wedding Will Premiere Off-Broadway This Winter by Talaura Harms

Mary Wiseman will lead the cast of the world premiere comedy as Lincoln Center Theater's LCT3 reopens.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:33PM

What Did Critics Think of Off-Broadway's Letters of Suresh? by Talaura Harms

The Second Stage production of Rajiv Joseph's play features Ali Ahn, Ramiz Monsef, Kellie Overbey, and Thom Sesma.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:19AM
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

In the News: Wicked Will Broadcast Live on TikTok October 12, Casting for L.A. Paradise Blue, More by Talaura Harms

Plus: Tony winner Shuler Hensley has been named artistic director of Georgia's City Springs Theatre Company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:59PM

Cecily Strong Will Make Theatre Debut in The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe by Talaura Harms

The production is part of The Shed's winter programming, which also includes Claudia Rankine's Help.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:55PM

Cecily Strong Will Make NY Theatre Debut in The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe by Talaura Harms

The production is part of The Shed's winter programming, which also includes Claudia Rankine's Help.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:55PM

Manhattan Theatre Club's Morning Sun Begins Previews Off-Broadway October 12 by Talaura Harms

Edie Falco, Blair Brown, and Marin Ireland star in the world premiere by Tony winner Simon Stephens.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:13AM

Paradise Square: Watch the Music Video for 'I'd Be a Soldier,' From the Broadway-Bound Musical by Talaura Harms

The new musical will arrive on Broadway in early 2022 following a Chicago tryout.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM
Monday, October 11, 2021

Read the Reviews for Is This A Room on Broadway by Talaura Harms

Tina Satter directs the play, constructed from the transcript of Reality Winner's FBI interrogation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:31PM

Tina Satter's Is This A Room Opens on Broadway October 11 by Talaura Harms

The play stars Emily Davis as former Air Force intelligence specialist Reality Winner during her FBI investigation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Saturday, October 9, 2021

Jaws-Inspired Comedy The Shark Is Broken Attacks the West End October 9 by Talaura Harms

Playwright Ian Shaw stars as his father Robert Shaw, who played shark hunter Quint in the film.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, October 8, 2021

In the News: Watch Graciela Daniele Accept Her Special Tony Award Plus Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Adds New Trustees, More by Talaura Harms

And, Elizabeth McGovern will take on Ava Gardner at London's Riverside Studios.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:57PM

Watch Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera Perform on the Red Steps in Times Square by Talaura Harms

The cast, including stars Ben Crawford, Meghan Picerno, and John Riddle, appeared on Good Morning America October 8.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:28PM

Broadway Records Releases World Premiere Recording of Stephen Schwartz’s Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook by Talaura Harms

The album features the cast of the 2021 ACT (A Contemporary Theater) of CT streaming production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:17AM

Ralph Fiennes Will Lead World Premiere of David Hare’s Straight Line Crazy at The Bridge by Talaura Harms

The London theatre has also announced casting for Philip Pullman’s The Book of Dust–La Belle Sauvage.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Read the Reviews for Lackawanna Blues on Broadway by Talaura Harms

The Manhattan Theatre Club production of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's solo show opened October 7.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:34PM

In the News: Ali Ewoldt Will Lead New Musical at Utah Shakespeare Festival, Bianca Marroquín Returns to The Green Room 42 by Talaura Harms

Plus: The Resident Acting Company will return to live staged readings of classic texts this fall.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:50PM

Watch 5 Annas and Elsas 'Let It Go' in the Frozen Around the World Video by Talaura Harms

Stars from the North American tour, London’s West End, Germany, Australia, and Japan productions appear in the video.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:38PM

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre