Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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‘Reframing the Narrative’ at KenCen spotlights Black excellence in ballet by Lisa Traiger

Two distinct programs featured three companies that center Black and Brown dancers, choreographers, and artistic directors.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:30PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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The Funny Man by Steven Morris

The post The Funny Man appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 10:35PM

Free Shakespeare in the Park - The 60th Anniversary Season | The Public Theater by The Public Theater

Your 60th Anniversary Season is here! We are proud to announce a special summer celebrating 60 years — and more than 150 productions — of Free Shakespeare in the Park at The Delacorte …

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:12PM

Housing Appraisal As Art For Social Change by Joe Patti

Back in March I made a post about an artist’s project in Pittsburgh that called attention to the disparity in appraisals between White homeowners and Black homeowners.  In a story of art …

SOURCE: insidethearts.com at 10:12PM

Erin James on directing ECMT’s LES MISERABLES by Gabi Bergman

The worldwide musical sensation Les Misérables has come to Adelaide once again, playing at the Scott Theatre from the 22nd to

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 10:10PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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‘Corsicana’ Review: Four Lost Hearts in the Heart of Texas by Jesse Green

In a strange and beautiful new play by Will Arbery, finding happiness is a process of failing upward.

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Corsicana: Will Arbery in a Lone Star State of Mind by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★☆☆ Everything’s bigger in Texas, including this protracted four-character play The post Corsicana: Will Arbery in a Lone Star State of Mind appeared first on New York Stage Re…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:30PM

Review: Corsicana at Playwrights Horizons by Lane Williamson

A woman with Down syndrome and her brother, their mother's best friend, and an artist who avoids human interaction populate a small town in this contemplative, moving new play by Will Arbery…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 09:30PM

Corsicana: Heartache and Yearning in Texas by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ Four troubled lives intersect in the new drama by Will Arbery, author of "Heroes of the Fourth Turning." The post Corsicana: Heartache and Yearning in Texas appeared first o…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:29PM

Corsicana Review: Heroes of the Weird by New York Theater

Lot bristles at the label “special needs.”  He is a recluse and a self-trained artist who composed a song called “Weird” and collects trash to turn into sculpture. Yes, he says, he…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 09:27PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Corsicana by Jk Clarke

By Brian Scott Lipton . . .  “There’s a part of me that really wants this program note to say ‘Corsicana is a small city in Texas. This play is about four people who live there. Thank…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:59PM

Review: Will Arbery's Corsicana Invites Us to Listen to a Secret Song

Will Arbery's newest play makes its world premiere at Playwrights Horizons.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 08:42PM

Corsicana *** by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter June 22, 2022: There was no escaping the buzz of anticipation at Playwrights Horizons as I and the rest of the full house waited for a preview performance of Will Arb…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 08:23PM

‘Back to the Future’ musical will need more than 1.21 gigawatts on Broadway by Johnny Oleksinski

Where we’re going, we don’t need roads — we need ticket sales!

SOURCE: The New York Post at 08:12PM

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA star Josh Piterman releases EP by Gabi Bergman

Acclaimed Music Theatre star Josh Piterman’s EP Loving You is available now! Josh has been working consistently on Australian and UK

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 08:04PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Theatre Review: ‘Shakespeare in Love’ at Keegan Theatre by Charlotte Selton

With four centuries passed, it seems likely there will be new versions of “Romeo And Juliet” for at least several centuries more. One example, “Shakespeare in Love,” imagines a Willi…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 07:51PM

Original Cast Member Baayork Lee to Direct A CHORUS LINE Tokyo Engagement

Following its successful 2018 Tokyo engagement, Big League Productions, Inc. will once again showcase its 'singular sensation' for Japanese audiences, this time at the prestigious Orchard H…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:46PM

Steve Fickinger, Tony-Winning Producer of ‘Dear Evan Hansen,’ Dies at 62 by Wilson Chapman

Steve Fickinger, the Broadway producer who won a Tony for “Dear Evan Hansen,” died suddenly on Friday in Laguna Beach, Calif., representatives confirmed to Variety. He was 62. Born in Wi…

SOURCE: Variety at 07:22PM

Joyful Noise! See Highlights from Black to Broadway’s Juneteenth Concert by Lindsey Sullivan

Black to Broadway’s Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth concert took place in Duffy Square on June 19, and Broadway.com was on the scene to capture musical numbers and exciting highlights from…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:18PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Steve Fickinger Dies: Producer On Broadway’s ‘Dear Evan Hansen’, Former Disney Theatrical Exec Was 62 by Greg Evans

Steve Fickinger, a Tony Award-winning producer of Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen who, as a longtime creative executive with Disney Theatrical Group helped spearhead the development of such st…

SOURCE: Deadline at 06:49PM

BETWEEN THE LINES Canceled Tonight Due to Covid-19

The new Off-Broadway musical Between the Lines has been canceled this evening due to Covid-19 infections within the company.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:38PM

Disney's The Little Mermaid - June 22

Music Theater Works YouthREACH Youth Company. Wilmette, IL. 1503073. Copyright © 2022 Playbill Online Inc. All marks used by permission.

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Ridiculous Theatre Company's Everett Quinton Returns in Drag, Starting Tonight Off-Broadway

The remounting coincides with the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Theatre of the Ridiculous. http://cdn-gd.playbill.com/images/cache/ Photo by ...

SOURCE: Google at 06:33PM

This Actress Fulfilled Her Dream To Bring Classical Free Theater To New Yorkers In A Historic Setting by Jeryl Brunner

For six seasons Shakespeare Downtown has produced free outdoor theater at Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park.

SOURCE: Forbes at 06:28PM

Tony Award-Winning Producer Steve Fickinger Has Passed Away

Steve Fickinger, The Tony Award-winning producer who worked on shows such as Dear Evan Hansen, The Lion King, and Newsies passed away suddenly last week. 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:25PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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JAMES RADO, CO-CREATOR OF BROADWAY HIT HAIR, DIES AT 90 by Robert Shuman

(Benjamin Lee’s article appeared in the Guardian, 6/22.) The award-winning writer, whose hit musical originally opened on Broadway in the late 60s, died in New York City of cardiorespirato…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 05:45PM

Jen Brister: ‘After 10 minutes, two-thirds of the audience had left!’ by Interview By Liam Pape

The standup on the upsides of touring, her worst gig and finding reasons to be optimistic What’s an important lesson you’ve learned from being a standup?Don’t worry about what anyone e…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:37PM

Joe Lycett standup joke investigated by police after complaint by Tom Ambrose and Agency

Comedian says he was asked to explain context of gag to investigating officers, and will keep it in his show The comedian Joe Lycett has said he was investigated by the police after an audie…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:37PM

Compañia Manuel Liñán: ¡Viva! review – unbridled all-male flamenco by Lyndsey Winship

Sadler’s Wells, LondonThis company of six men show playfulness and humour, but also serious and passionate self-expression As a boy, Manuel Liñán used to love to try on dresses and dance…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:37PM

‘Fronteras’ Review: Flamenco Within and Beyond a Boundary by Brian Seibert

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana’s show “Fronteras” at the Joyce Theater has a group of very good and remarkably equal dancers sharing a bounded space.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:37PM

Brian Stokes Mitchell: Songs and Stories for Today by Will Friedwald

"What a Wonderful World" sings the masterful Tony-winner, still seeking "The Impossible Dream" The post Brian Stokes Mitchell: Songs and Stories for Today appeared first on New York Stage R…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 05:34PM

Concerts in the Parks 2022 Highlight Reel: Central Park by New York Philharmonic

One week ago, the NY Phil returned to Central Park for Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer. After two years of cancellations, the community welcomed the Orchestra back…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:33PM

Sneak Peek | OF LOVE AND RAGE ACT II by American Ballet Theatre

New York Times Critic's Pick ✨ | OF LOVE AND RAGE on stage through June 25 at the Metropolitan Opera House Set in ancient Greece, ABT Artist in Residence's thrilling new production is bas…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:31PM

Splendid ‘Messiah the Musical’ has a hope and a prayer for Broadway by Andy Arnold

Exhilarating music, dance, orchestration, and fine acting make for a winning opera.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:28PM

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

Watch Alan Cumming Appear as Brandon Lee in the Documentary...About Brandon Lee by Talaura Harms

"The subject of this documentary refused to be filmed," states the trailer for My Old School.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Broadway Recession: Daniel Craig’s “Macbeth” Had a Tough Week, “Paradise” Lost, “Loop” Not So Strange by Roger Friedman

Last week was tough on Broadway, even for big stars. “Macbeth” starring Daniel Craig only filled 83% of the Longacre Theater in

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 05:12PM

Broadway's Nic Rouleau & Corey Hummerston Get Married by Lindsey Sullivan

The Book of Mormon alums Nic Rouleau and Corey Hummerston have tied the knot! They were married on June 19 in Hudson, New York at Burkestone Estate by longtime Book of Mormon castmate and Ol…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:07PM

James Rado death: Co-creator of Broadway musical Hair dies, aged 90 by Inga Parkel

His production earned him a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album in 1969

SOURCE: The Independent at 05:03PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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See Rehearsal Photos for the North American Premiere of Broadway-Aimed & Juliet by Michael Wiltbank, Leah Putnam

The Toronto production is set to star Lorna Courtney, Paulo Szot, Melanie La Barrie, Stark Sands, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:42PM

Skylar Astin Temporarily Out of Off-Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors Due to COVID by Andrew Gans

The hit Off-Broadway revival continues at the Westside Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:42PM

Hangar Theatre Reveals Casting for Cabaret by Logan Culwell-Block

Trevor McQueen and Candice Hatakeyama lead the cast of the Kander and Ebb musical at the theatre in Ithaca, New York.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:42PM

Magic Ride by Isa Giallorenzo

“I like to go for anything that draws attention and is kinda funky and out there,” says 20-year-old Joey Prette, already a senior stylist at Free People and a musical theater student at …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 04:42PM

Watch Cynthia Erivo Serenade Julie Andrews With The Sound of Music's ‘Edelweiss’ by Andrew Gans

Tony winner Erivo was among those honoring Oscar winner Andrews at the 48th AFI Life Achievement Award Gala.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:37PM

A dazzling ‘Diamond Series’ gem of NYC cabaret with ‘Brian Stokes Mitchell: Songs and Stories’ at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Deb Miller

For his debut engagement in this week’s first-class Diamond Series at Feinstein’s/54 Below, where he had performed three previous concerts, two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway veteran, …

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:35PM

Ted DeLong Named Interim Managing Director of Woolly Mammoth by American Theatre Editors

The former general manager of Oregon Shakes will join Woolly in an interim capacity this summer, succeeding Emika Abe in the position until a new director is selected.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:32PM

Sound Theatre Seeks Applicants for Yellow Robe Playwright Residency by American Theatre Editors

The Making Waves William S. Yellow Robe Jr. Playwright Residency Program will provide a stipend and training for a playwright to develop new work with an intersectional lens.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:30PM

At 52, Mabou Mines Is Still Testing Boundaries by Elisabeth Vincentelli

A three-day retrospective will shine a spotlight on the group’s most daring projects.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 04:24PM

Sun, surf, summer: time to head to the library by Deanna Isaacs

There’s a whole lot of story in history. And so much depends on the perspective of the storyteller.   What, for example, will the future think it knows of our fraught time? What will be …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 04:22PM

IndieSpace, Indie Theater Fund Are Getting Married by American Theatre Editors

Two NYC companies have joined forces to support the city's independent theatres and artists through grant-making, fundraising, and real estate challenges.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:18PM

Olney Theatre Center's The Music Man, Starring Deaf Actor James Caverly, Postpones Opening Due to COVID by Andrew Gans

The production features a cast and creative team comprising Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing artists.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:07PM

See Cathryn Wake, Grace Rex, and Ayana Workman, More in Second Stage's World Premiere of 53% Of Off-Broadway by Michael Wiltbank

The play explores the 53% of white women who voted for Donald J. Trump in the 2016 presidential election.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:07PM

Hot weather, hot shows by Kerry Reid, Irene Hsiao and Deanna Isaacs

Summer is officially here, in case the sweat and lightning bugs weren’t enough of a clue. In addition to the shows and artists we profiled in our summer arts preview issue this week, we’…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 04:01PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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James Rado, who co-created the groundbreaking musical 'Hair,' dies at 90 by The Associated Press

Rado and two others wrote the groundbreaking hippie musical which celebrated protest, pot and free love and paved the way for the sound of rock on Broadway.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 03:54PM

Photos: First Look at Betsy Wolfe, Stark Sands, Lorna Courtney & More in Rehearsals for Pre-Broadway & JULIET

Get a first look of the cast of &Juliet in rehearsals for their pre-Broadway engagement before the show opens in Toronto at The Princess of Wales Theatre.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:50PM

Broadway Favorites Raise $35,000 at Annual Benefit Arts for Autism by Leah Putnam

The one-night-only concert featured performances with student groups from across the United States.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:37PM

Shubert Foundation Awards Record $37.6M In Grants To Non-Profit Arts, $2M For HBCU Scholarships by Greg Evans

The Shubert Foundation has awarded a record $37.6 million in unrestricted grants to not-for-profit theaters, dance companies, academic theater training programs, and related service agencies…

SOURCE: Deadline at 03:36PM

Photos & Video: Adam Jacobs, Stephen Schwartz & More Raise Money at ARTS FOR AUTISM

Get a first look at photos and videos from Arts for Autism, an annual Broadway benefit held at the Gershwin Theater, with over $35,000 raised to expand access to the arts for those impacted …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:32PM

Pioneer Valley Radio Review: Ain't Misbehavin' at Barrington Stage by Mark G. Auerbach

Now on Pioneer Valley Radio. ArtsBeat reviews Barrington’s Stage’s Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller musical. All sizzle and sass.

SOURCE: pioneervalleyradio.podbean.com at 03:22PM

‘Back to the Future’ teases Broadway run by Caitlin Hornik

A new trailer dropped for the musical adaptation of “Back to the Future,” hinting at a Broadway run in 2023. The video was shared on the musical’s Twitter page along with the caption: …

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:21PM

Circle Jerk by Darryl Reilly

In 'Circle Jerk," this cocky duo confidently preen, bray and cavort while donning various wigs and flamboyant costumes as multiple fey stock characters for over two numbing hours of their se…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 03:14PM

Company on Broadway Will Close July 31 by Sandi Durell

The revival of Stephen Sondheim’s and George Furth’s Company, which is the most honored musical of the Broadway season receiving every major award for Best Musical Revival including t…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 03:04PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: Lucy Darling’s classy, funny magic show opens new Rhapsody Theater in Rogers Park by Chris Jones

She's as much a comedy improviser as a magician and now she has a bigger stage to make her signature cocktails appear, vanish and morph into other libations entirely.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 02:55PM

James Rado, Tony-Winning Co-Creator of Hair, Dies at 90 by Caitlin Moynihan

James Rado, the Tony and Grammy-winning co-creator of the fan-favorite musical Hair, died peacefully on June 21 in New York City surrounded by his family; the cause was cardio respiratory …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:48PM

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Run to See Tony-Winning A Strange Loop by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been one week since the 75th Tony Awards and audiences are packing in to see the recently-honored productions! A Strange Loop, which took home the Tony for Best Musical on June 12, tops…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:48PM

Olivier-Winning Back to the Future Musical to Arrive on Broadway in 2023 by Lindsey Sullivan

Theater fans are going to want to time travel after hearing this news! A teaser has been released for the Back to the Future, the new musical based on Robert Zemeckis' hit 1985 movie, and it…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:48PM

PRG Sends GLP into Battle for the “Great Fight Night” at Cologne’s Lanxess Arena by Michael Eddy

Two of the most successful German Twitch streamers, Trymacs and MckyTV, met recently—not for an Esports event, but for a real boxing match. Believing in the motto ‘the more, the merrier…

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:44PM

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

Garden of Alla: The Alla Nazimova Story by Joel Benjamin

Romy Nordlinger has written and is performing the monodrama, "Garden of Alla: The Alla Nazimova Story," at the TheaterLab.  Directed by Lorca Peress, "Garden of Alla" gives us this eccentri…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 02:03PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Lucy Darling opens new Rhapsody Theater in Rogers Park by John Kim

Lucy Darling magic show "Indulgence" opens new Rhapsody Theater in Rogers Park. The building used to be the Mayne Stage.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 01:58PM

Livestreaming a Convening: Canales Abiertos / Open Channels

By . The Stone Center for Latin American Studies, The Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute of Tulane University (New Orleans, Louisiana), and Estudio Teatral Macubá present Canales Abierto…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 01:57PM

Holocaust museum in Creve Coeur announces Nov. 2 opening by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The $21 million expansion of the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum will quadruple the space of the previous facility.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 01:48PM

Barrington Stage Company Reveals Casting for Anna in the Tropics and ABCD by Leah Putnam

Anna in the Tropics won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama while ABCD will be making its world premiere at the Massachusetts theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:48PM

Cinderella's Carrie Hope Fletcher Will Star in New Version of Caucasian Chalk Circle by Andrew Gans

The production will be part of the 2022-2023 season at the Rose Theatre, Kingston.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:48PM

In view of COVID, the Arcanists cancel ‘Tarot VI’ and choose to close by Dc Theater Arts Staff

The company's signature production, 'The Tarot Reading,' was an interactive and unscripted variety show that empowered artists to tell their own stories.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:43PM

News: Best Medicine Rep Theater Company Announces Ambitious Sixth Season by Lynne Menefee

Five Comedies Selected for Production in Final Year at Lakeforest Mall Best Medicine Rep, Gaithersburg’s professional theater company, is proud to announce the plays selected for its sixth…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 01:29PM

'Back To The Future' Musical Confirms Broadway 2023 Opening - Knowledia

www.playbill.com · 'The Little Prince' Musical Sets Spring 2022 Opening For Broadway Run. 6 months ago. deadline.com. editions.

SOURCE: Google at 01:12PM

Curiouser: A New Musical (Encore Presentation) - PLAYBILLder

The Cambridge Symphony Orchestra and The Dance Centre KW. 1498729. Copyright © 2022 Playbill Online Inc. All marks used by permission.

SOURCE: Google at 01:12PM

See Inside Opening Night for May We All: A New Country Musical at Tennessee Performing Arts Center by Michael Wiltbank, Raven Brunner

The new work stars Heidi Blickenstaff, Lauren Pritchard, Brandon Ellis, Matt Manuel, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:12PM

Neil Diamond Gets Standing Ovation at First Preview of His Musical A Beautiful Noise by TheaterMania

On June 21, Neil Diamond was in attendance of the first preview of the world premiere of A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical. Diamond received a boisterous standing ovation upon arri…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:07PM

Review: Flamenco Within and Beyond a Boundary by Brian Seibert

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana’s show “Fronteras” at the Joyce Theater has a group of very good and remarkably equal dancers sharing a bounded space.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 01:02PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at noon (Broadway Time)
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An invitation to listen to survivors by Nina Li Coomes

“It’s an invitation,” says Aaron Hughes, cocurator of “Remaking the Exceptional: Tea, Torture, and Reparations,” an exhibition currently on display at the DePaul Art Museum. Markin…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 12:59PM

Offscript: Live From Pittsburgh by American Theatre Editors

This week, we share our live TCG conference session with arts journalist Sharon Eberson, City Theatre co-artistic director Monteze Freeland, and Quantum Theatre founder Karla Boos.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:59PM

Fat Ham by Elyse Trevers

What? Another show about a moody, overweight, young Black man with family issues? Like “A Strange Loop,” “Fat Ham” hasan endearing young main character. But “Fat Ham” delivers mu…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 12:57PM

New Play The Pianist to Hold Industry Reading Starring Santino Fontana by Margaret Hall

The play is based on the memoir of Polish-Jewish pianist and composer Władysław Szpilman.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37PM

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

Broadway's Tony-Winning Chicago Revival Will Celebrate Milestone Performance by Andrew Gans

The long-running production continues at the Ambassador Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37PM

West End Alums Tyrone Huntley, Anoushka Lucas, Michael Rouse, Gemma Sutton to Star in New UK Musicals Live in Concert by Leah Putnam

Joining them will be winners of The New UK Musicals Singing Competition.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37PM

Ben Crawford and Kelsey Connolly Announce Engagement by Margaret Hall

The couple previously starred together as The Phantom and Meg Giry in The Phantom of The Opera.

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

To Kill A Mockingbird | National Tour Preview by Broadwaysf

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is coming to San Francisco's Golden Gate Theatre from September 13–October 9, 2022. All rise for Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:23PM

Umamicue brings Texas barbecue—via Asia—to the next Monday Night Foodball by Mike Sula

Her name is Odesza. Charles Wong’s bright red, 22-foot, 500-gallon mobile road pit comes from Texas, and so does the barbecue she smokes—at least in terms of method and material. But the…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 12:13PM

Emily Lane Will Be New Anna in London's Frozen; Djavan van de Fliert and More to Join Cast by Andrew Gans

The Disney musical continues at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:03PM

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
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Interview: Carrie Coon and Morgan Spector on a Marriage of Love and Ambition in The Gilded Age

Coon and Spector play social climbing Bertha and George Russell in the HBO series from Julian Fellowes.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:48AM

Back to the Future Musical Coming to Broadway in 2023

The hit West End musical plans a leap across the pond.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:48AM

James Rado, Last Surviving Co-creator of Groundbreaking Musical Hair, Dies at 90

Rado co-wrote the legendary show and was the original Claude.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:48AM

Neil Diamond Gets Standing Ovation at First Preview of His Musical A Beautiful Noise

Will Swenson plays the legendary singer in the new show in Boston.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:48AM

Two NC Colleges Form Common Thread Theatre Collective by American Theatre Editors

Connected by their love of theatre, a primarily white liberal arts institution and the largest HBCU in the country have come together to drive industry change and center underrepresented sto…

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:45AM

The Bedwetter is "utterly delightful!" by Atlantic Theater

World Premiere Musical THE BEDWETTER book by Joshua Harmon & Sarah Silverman lyrics by Adam Schlesinger & Sarah Silverman music by Adam Schlesinger creative consultant David Yazbek choreogra…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:43AM

Chita Rivera Awards Outdoes Itself by Sandi Durell

See Red Carpet Photos In Slider Below// By Sandi Durell . . . On June 20 at NYU Skirball Center, the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards were back with a vigor that can only be described as bold and dy…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 11:40AM

Flying V’s ‘.DOCS’ makes meme-ing into fun and memorable online theater by Rebecca Calkin

Combining the fantastical world of giant monsters and IRL fandom culture, '.DOCS' creates an immersive interactive space you'll want to play in.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:29AM

‘Back To The Future’ Musical Confirms Broadway 2023 Opening by Greg Evans

The West End hit musical Back to the Future will, as widely expected, get a Broadway staging in 2023, producers confirmed in a tweet today. “Synchronize Your Watches — The Future’s com…

SOURCE: Deadline at 11:19AM

Timothy J. McClimon Named Signature’s Executive Director by American Theatre Editors

After 6 months as interim executive director, McClimon will step into the full role alongside artistic director Paige Evans.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:10AM

James Rado, Co-Creator of the Musical ‘Hair,’ Is Dead at 90 by Barry Singer

Working with his fellow writer and actor Gerome Ragni and the composer Galt MacDermot, he jolted Broadway into the Age of Aquarius.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 11:06AM

FROM DOWN UNDER: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella in Melbourne by Simon Parris

A jewel-toned joy, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella transports audiences back to the magic of Broadway’s Golden Age, when an evening of musical theatre meant a magical discovery of n…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Pravda Records goes the distance by Mark Guarino

Beginning with Napster and continuing through Spotify, the nemeses of independent record labels have been legion over the past few decades. The deaths of brick-and-mortar retail chains, incl…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 10:57AM

Ping Chong and Company Announce 3-Year Leadership Transition by American Theatre Editors

The plan begins with founding artistic director Ping Chong and longtime executive director Bruce Allardice stepping down at the end of 2022.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:54AM

Playbill's Iconic LGBTQ Moments in Theatre You Should Know Explores a Community in Crisis by Roberto Araujo

Join Company’s Claybourne Elder—and a surprise guest—in the fourth episode of the weekly series.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM

Gloria Estefan Reveals Why She Turned Down Starring in the Evita Movie by Logan Culwell-Block

The three-time Grammy winner was offered the role when Oliver Stone was slated to direct the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM

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

Ramin Karimloo Heads Cast of The Last Match: A Pro-Wrestling Rock Musical Concept Album by Andrew Gans

A double-sided single will be released in July ahead of a full recording and concert in August.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM

AAPI Panels at @BwayCon and @BroadwayLeague Mask Mandates by Fairyprincessdiaries

The Fairy Princess has not written since Uvalde, and there has been so many great things that have happened to AAPI’s and others in terms of representation, she is not going to bother catc…

SOURCE: fairyprincessdiaries.com at 10:48AM

Weezer On Broadway: Band Announces Weeklong Fall New York Residency by Greg Evans

Rock band Weezer, fronted by singer-guitarist Rivers Cuomo, will stage a week-long residency on Broadway this fall, the band has announced. The band’s five-show SZNZ: In Residence on Broad…

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:39AM

Onstage, Paradise for Black Characters Often Comes With a Price by Maya Phillips

A tricky challenge for Black playwrights: offering deliverance, even hope, while staying truthful about real-life tragedy.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 10:33AM

Criminal Queerness Festival: The Survival by Achiro P. Olwoch, directed by Jacob Basri by Lincoln Center

Across the globe, queer playwrights risk censorship, jail time, and physical danger simply by telling their truth. This Pride, you are invited to witness new plays from East African LGBTQIA+…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:22AM

Wilder and Wilder by Trav S.D.

Though we’ve had around 60 opportunities to mention Billy Wilder (1906-2002) on Travalanche we’ve only done a couple of posts dedicated to him. One was about Ball of Fire (1941), which W…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 10:12AM

A Doll's House, Part 2, Donmar Warehouse review - Noma Dumezweni nails it by Matt Wolf

Broadway entry from 2017 is the rare sequel that richly delivers Slamming the door on experience comes with repercussions in A Doll's House, Part 2, the thrilling Broadway entry from Americ…

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 10:12AM

Kate Reinders to Host 2022 Jimmy Awards by Logan Culwell-Block

Set for Broadway's Minskoff Theatre June 27, the Jimmys recognize the best in high school musical theatre performers nationwide.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:12AM

“Lotus Beauty,” Hampstead Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Theatre is slowly recovering from the effects of the pandemic, and many shows which were canceled because of the first lockdown are now finally getting a staging. The latest is Satinder Choh…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 10:12AM

Joel Grey’s Tale Of Two Cabarets by Sandi Durell

By Harry Haun . . . Chita Rivera and Joel Grey are unique among theater legends. Each earned a Tony without a single line of dialogue. Their characters existed only in the songs of John Kand…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 10:05AM

James Rado Dies: ‘Hair’ Co-Creator & Star Of Broadway’s Groundbreaking Rock Musical Was 90 by Greg Evans

James Rado, who along with his friend and writing partner Gerome Ragni created Broadway’s seminal Age of Aquarius musical Hair, died peacefully Tuesday evening of cardio respiratory arrest…

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:01AM

Everyone & Elvis by NPR

Comedian Mic Nguyen and Emma search for someone to fill some very hard to fill shoes, and Mic gets lessons from the King.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 10:00AM

[Broadway Grosses w/e 6/19/2022] A strange [grosses] loop by Ken Davenport

For the week ending June 16th, 29 Broadway shows brought... The post [Broadway Grosses w/e 6/19/2022] A strange [grosses] loop first appeared on Ken Davenport.

SOURCE: kendavenport.com at 10:00AM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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James Rado, co-creator of Broadway hit Hair, dies at 90 by Benjamin Lee

The award-winning writer, whose hit musical originally opened on Broadway in the late 60s, died in New York City of cardiorespiratory arrest James Rado, the award-winning co-creator of Hair,…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:50AM

Obsidian Theatre Fest Announces Lineup for Season 2 by American Theatre Editors

This year in-person offerings and a musical theatre showcase have been added to the Detroit festival uplifting Black stories and playwrights.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:50AM

James Rado, who co-created groundbreaking ‘Hair,’ dies at 90 by Mark Kennedy

James Rado, co-creator of the groundbreaking hippie musical “Hair,” which celebrated protest, pot and free love and paved the way for the sound of rock on Broadway, has died.

SOURCE: www.seattletimes.com at 09:44AM

GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, June 22, 2022 by Susan Grace

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Why Comedy? Why Now?: On the 2022 Latinx Theatre Commons Comedy Carnaval by Trevor Boffone

By Trevor Boffone. Trevor Boffone reflects on the 2022 Latinx Theatre Commons Comedy Carnaval that convened at Su Teatro in Denver, Colorado, which was comprised of productions, readings, pan

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:37AM

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
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre Review: “An Iliad” — A Masterclass in Acting from MaConnia Chesser by Henry Chandonnet

What elevates An Iliad beyond the routine is MaConnia Chesser's dazzling performance as The Poet.

SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 08:48AM

New shows to West End LIVE 2022 by Jess Young

Discover your next favourite musical with a showcase like no other. Let's take a look at this years West End LIVE newbies. The post New shows to West End LIVE 2022 appeared first on Official…

SOURCE: officiallondontheatre.com at 08:17AM

Energy and Fire: A Preview of Muntu Dance Theatre’s “DanceAfrica: ROOTS” at the Harris Theater by Sharon Hoyer

The one-night-only show is part of Muntu's 50th anniversary season, which the company is commemorating with a revival of the DanceAfrica Chicago festival.

SOURCE: www.newcitystage.com at 08:00AM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, June 22, 2022 by Matt Tamanini

“Company” Announces Closing, Weezer to Play Broadway, Antonyo Awards Nominations Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

Disney's The Little Mermaid - June 22 - PLAYBILLder

Build Your Audience! CREATE YOUR OWN PLAYBILL®. Disney's The Little Mermaid - June 22. Music Theater Works Musical Theater Summer Workshop for Teens.

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See the Latest Art of Frozen, Harry Potter, Mean Girls, and More Decorating Broadway | Playbill

The 2017–2018 Broadway season is kicking into gear and the theatres continue to put up the new marquees and artwork for all the upcoming shows.

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John Raitt As Billy Bigelow Jean Casto As Mrs Mullin Jan - Search On This Website

Carousel (Broadway Majestic Theatre 1945) Playbill. Source: playbill.com · Carousel (Broadway Majestic Theatre 1945) Playbill.

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Will Arbery's Corsicana Opens World Premiere June 22 Off-Broadway | Playbill

The Playwrights Horizons production, directed by Sam Gold, stars Jamie Brewer, Will Dagger, 2022 Tony winner Deirdre O'Connell, ...

SOURCE: Google at 07:37AM

Sandra Bernhard ready to ‘Bern It Down’ in S.F. this Pride Weekend by Tony Bravo

The "Pose" star wants to offer an escape from the news cycle with her new cabaret show coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko on Thursday-Saturday, June 23-25.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 07:00AM

‘Intricate without being illuminating’: THAT IS NOT WHO I AM – Royal Court Theatre by Aleks Sierz

if you buy a ticket you will not see That Is Not Who I Am by Dave Davidson (who doesn’t exist), but instead you will experience Rapture by Lucy Kirkwood, who is an established playwright. …

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM

Wovenhand’s David Eugene Edwards comes to Chicago for a rare solo performance by Monica Kendrick

It’s been a long wait since Wovenhand’s 2016 album, Star Treatment, though disciples of founder David Eugene Edwards were fed well by his rich and mysterious 2018 collaboration with Alex…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 07:00AM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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King James review – basketball fans bond over LeBron fever by Chris Wiegand

Mark Taper Forum, Los AngelesRajiv Joseph’s play conveys the elation and heartbreak of sporting obsession, seen through the eyes of two friends The king in this new American play is basket…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:29AM

REVIEW: The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Mercury Theatre Colchester ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews The Rise and Fall of Little Voice at the Mercury Theatre Colchester where it is playing as part of a UK Tour. This post REVIEW: The Rise and Fall of Li…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 06:13AM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Singin' a Black Girl's Song- Ntozake Shange and for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf by Leticia Ridley, Jordan Ealey

By Leticia Ridley, Jordan Ealey. This episode explores the recent revival of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf, directed and choreog…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 05:52AM

The Boys From Syracuse by Jk Clarke

By Andrew Poretz . . .  Way back in 1938, George Abbott, with the help of a couple of New York songwriters you might have heard of—Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart—adapted William Shakes…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 05:27AM

Bobby Sanabria at Dizzy’s Club by Jk Clarke

By Marilyn Lester . . .  When percussionist, composer, educator and multi-Grammy Award nominee Bobby Sanabria appears on a bandstand, what’s guaranteed is a bona fide happening—an exper…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 05:13AM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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PHOTO CALL: "New York, New York": Another Fabulous Take | Playbill

In celebration of another fabulous take on the new "I Love NY Theatre" commercial, The Producers Nathan Lane dips co-star Cady Hoffman.

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PHOTO CALL: Georges and Dot Enjoy a Sunday | Playbill

Buy discount theater tickets. By Playbill Staff, Andrew Gans. June 02, 2002. http://images.playbill.com/photo/n/e/ ...

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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On the Couch with Michael Honeyman

The post On the Couch with Michael Honeyman appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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NSW Government makes Arts accessible for all

The post NSW Government makes Arts accessible for all appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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TONY AWARDS BOOST ‘STRANGE LOOP,’ ‘MJ’ SALES by Philip Boroff

Nearly 20 years in the making, A Strange Loop is having a moment. In the seven days ending on Sunday, Michael R. Jackson’s newly minted Tony Award-winning best musical had its highest-gros…

SOURCE: Broadway Journal at 12:42AM

PODCAST: Stages of Our City, Episode 18, Part 2; Hollywood Fringe Week Two by Steven Morris

The post PODCAST: Stages of Our City, Episode 18, Part 2; Hollywood Fringe Week Two appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 12:36AM

Dancers Over 40 Honors Late Broadway Performer Harvey Evans With A Toast to Harvey June 22 by Leah Putnam

The one-night-only event at the Triad Theater features Jim Brochu, Anita Gillette, Marianne Tatum, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM

PODCAST: Stages of Our City, Episode 18, Part 1; Hollywood Fringe Week Two by Steven Morris

The post PODCAST: Stages of Our City, Episode 18, Part 1; Hollywood Fringe Week Two appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 12:26AM

Goodspeed's Cabaret: "Cabaret" by Goodspeed Musicals

"Cabaret" performed by Aline Mayagoitia from Goodspeed Musicals' production of Cabaret May 13 - July 3, 2022 The Goodspeed, East Haddam Learn More: https://www.goodspeed.org/shows/cabaret …

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:18AM

Goodspeed's Cabaret: "I Don't Care Much" by Goodspeed Musicals

Jelani Remy performs "I Don't Care Much" in Goodspeed Musicals' production of Cabaret May 13 - July 3, 2022 The Goodspeed, East Haddam Learn More: https://www.goodspeed.org/shows/cabaret …

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:18AM

Kate Reinders to Host the 2022 Jimmy Awards on June 27 by Lindsey Sullivan

Get schooled! As previously reported, the 2022 Jimmy Awards, also known as the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (a.k.a. the Tonys for high school students), will be live for the f…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:18AM

Former Pretty Woman: The Musical Castmates Samantha Barks & Alex Stoll Marry by Caitlin Moynihan

Love is in the air! Stage and screen favorite Samantha Barks, who is currently belting out "Let It Go" as Elsa in Frozen in the West End, has married fellow actor Alex Stoll. The two met wh…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:18AM

Tony-Winning Company, Starring Katrina Lenk & Patti LuPone, to Close on Broadway; National Tour Announced by Caitlin Moynihan

Marianne Elliott's new staging of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's musical Company will play its final performance at Broadway's Jacobs Theatre on July 31. The revival, which was in pr…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:18AM

Roe Hartrampf, Chloe Lowery, More Are Part of June 22-23 Industry Readings of New Musical A Girl I Know by Andrew Gans

Jamibeth Margolis directs the new musical by John Riley and Kate Queen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

Bodies They Ritual Begins Run June 22 at Clubbed Thumb's 25th Summerworks Festival by Leah Putnam

Angela Hanks' play closes out the festival's line-up this summer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

David Henry Hwang's Yellow Face, Directed by Aladdin's Telly Leung, Begins June 22 at Theatre Raleigh by Andrew Gans

Performances of the 2007 work, inspired by a Miss Saigon casting controversy, continue through July 3 at the North Carolina venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

Will Arbery's Corsicana Opens World Premiere June 22 Off-Broadway by Leah Putnam

The Playwrights Horizons production, directed by Sam Gold, stars Jamie Brewer, Will Dagger, 2022 Tony winner Deirdre O'Connell, and Harold Surratt.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM

Britta Johnson's Life After Opens June 22 at Chicago's Goodman Theatre by Leah Putnam

Samantha Williams, Paul Alexander Nolan, and Bryonha Marie Parham star in the Chicago premiere.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM

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