Thursday, June 20, 2019

‘Be More Chill’ to end run in August by Caitlin Huston

“Be More Chill” will end its Broadway run on Aug.11. At that point the musical will have played 30 preview and 177 regular performances The news was announced by the show’s composer Jo…

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‘The Minutes’ announces Broadway run in February by Caitlin Huston

Tracy Letts’ play “The Minutes” will come Broadway in February 2020. The play, which will be Letts’ second on Broadway in one season, will be directed by Anna D. Shapiro and produced…

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‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ plans Kennedy Center run after Broadway by Caitlin Huston

“What the Constitution Means to Me” will head to Washington, D.C. following its Broadway run. The play, starring and written by Heidi Schreck, will conclude its Broadway run on Aug. 24, …

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Music Theatre International acquires ‘Mean Girls’ licensing by Caitlin Huston

Music Theatre International has acquired the worldwide licensing rights to “Mean Girls.” The musical opened on Broadway in April 2018 and also has a national tour planned for the fall of…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

‘The Prom’ announces Aug. 11 closing date by Caitlin Huston

“The Prom” announced a closing date of Aug. 11. At that point, the musical will have played 23 preview and 310 regular performances. The closing notice comes after the show had a season …

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‘Pretty Woman’ announces West End production by Caitlin Huston

“Pretty Woman” has announced a new production on the West End in 2020. This production will be produced Ambassador Theatre Group Productions as well as Broadway producer Paula Wagner and…

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Freestyle Love Supreme announces Broadway run this fall by Caitlin Huston

Freestyle Love Supreme is coming to Broadway this fall. The freestyle-improv comedy group will play a limited engagement at the Booth Theatre beginning Sept. 13, 2019 and ending Jan. 5, 2020…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tony Awards announces 2019-2020 nominating committee by Caitlin Huston

The Tony Awards Administration Committee is already gearing up for next round.  The Tony Awards announced its nominating committee for the 2019-2020 Broadway season. The committee includes …

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‘Girl from the North Country’ announces Broadway run by Caitlin Huston

“Girl from the North Country” will come to Broadway this season. The musical, featuring the songs of Bob Dylan and written and directed by Conor McPherson, will begin performances at the…

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Monday, June 17, 2019

‘The Prom’ announces national tour by Caitlin Huston

“The Prom” will launch a national tour beginning in Providence, Rhode Island in February 2021. In addition to the tour, “The Prom” announced a worldwide licensing deal with Theatrica…

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Debra Messing to star in Broadway production of ‘Birthday Candles’ by Caitlin Huston

Debra Messing will return to Broadway in Noah Haidle’s play “Birthday Candles.” The play, directed by Vivienne Benesch and produced by Roundabout Theatre Company, will begin preview pe…

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‘King Kong’ to open production in Shanghai by Caitlin Huston

“King King” will open a production in Shanghai in 2021. The musical will be presented in Shanghai by Broadway producers Carmen Pavlovic, Roy Furman and new partner, Harmonia Holdings, a …

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‘Hillary and Clinton’ to close on June 23 by Caitlin Huston

“Hillary and Clinton” will play its final performance on June 23, about one month ahead of its original closing date. The play, starring Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow, opened at Golden…

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How a Tony Award translates on tour by Caitlin Huston

Winning a Tony Award not only impacts a show’s Broadway box office, it can help boost its profile on the road.  While theaters across the country plan the majority of their seasons in adv…

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Ed Harris to take over role of Atticus in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by Caitlin Huston

Ed Harris, a four-time Oscar nominee and a Tony Award nominee for his role in “Precious Sons,” will take over the role of Atticus Finch in “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Harris takes over …

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Beatles tribute band ‘Rain’ cancels Broadway engagement by Caitlin Huston

“Rain – A Tribute to the Beatles” has cancelled its Broadway dates. The tribute band was scheduled to play the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre at the end of July as part of the “In Residence …

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Illusionist Derren Brown is coming to Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Illusionist and mentalist Derren Brown will bring his show to Broadway this fall. Produced by filmmaker J.J. Abrams, “Hamilton” director Thomas Kail and “Hamilton” producer Jeffrey S…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Dave Chappelle to play Broadway engagement by Caitlin Huston

Dave Chappelle will play a limited engagement on Broadway this summer. The comedian and actor will play five shows at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre as part of the “In Residence on Broadway” …

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

‘Gary’ announces closing date of June 16 by Caitlin Huston

“Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus” will close on June 16. At that point, the play, written by Taylor Mac and directed by George C. Wolfe, will have played 45 preview performances and 6…

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Opinion: A bland Tony Awards telecast with moments of sincerity by Jeremy Gerard

Terrence McNally has a history of getting cut off by the Tonys telecast. The first time was in 1995, when his drama “Love! Valour! Compassion!” won the Tony Award for Best Play. CBS pull…

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

‘Hadestown’ takes home eight Tony Awards by Caitlin Huston

“Hadestown” took home the most Tony Awards Sunday, in a night that highlighted and challenged diversity and parity in the industry. The musical, with a score and book by Anaïs Mitchell …

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Friday, June 7, 2019

2019 Tony Awards Press Room Live Blog by Caitlin Huston

The 73rd annual Tony Awards take place Sunday night at 8 p.m. James Corden will host the show at Radio City Music Hall, where we can expect performances from all nominated musicals, as well …

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

‘The Inheritance’ announces Broadway run by Caitlin Huston

Matthew Lopez’s “The Inheritance” will transfer to Broadway this fall. The two-part play, which had a West End run in September 2018, will begin previews at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre…

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Jesse Tyler Ferguson to star opposite Jesse Williams in ‘Take Me Out’ by Caitlin Huston

Jesse Tyler Ferguson will join the cast of “Take Me Out” next season. Ferguson will star opposite the previously announced Jesse Williams and will play the role of Mason Marzac, the mon…

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New legislation aims to bring back tax deductions for actors by Caitlin Huston

Actors’ Equity has helped spearhead the introduction of a bill that aims to bring back tax deductions for performing artists. Individual tax deductions including union dues, agent commissi…

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Tony honorees on the mishaps and triumphs of life in the theater community by Morgan Steward

After creating scenery for more than 350 theatrical productions, Joseph Blakely Forbes, founder of Scenic Art Studios, has developed an artistic attachment to the hand-painted backdrops and …

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Monday, June 3, 2019

‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ to launch national tour by Caitlin Huston

“What the Constitution Means to Me” will launch a national tour in 2020. The play, written by Heidi Schreck about her personal experience and staring Schreck on Broadway, will star a new…

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On with the show: Campaigning for a Tony once the curtain has dropped by Stuart Miller

Campaigning for a Tony Award already involves a nonstop schedule of events, photo opportunities and jostling to best position each show on television broadcasts, in articles and at galas. Th…

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‘The Prom’ wins outstanding musical prize at 2019 Drama Desk Awards by Caitlin Huston

“The Prom” took home the prize of outstanding musical at the 2019 Drama Desk Awards Sunday night. In the show categories, “The Ferryman” won the outstanding play award and “Fiddle…

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Friday, May 31, 2019

‘King Lear’ announces closing date by Caitlin Huston

“King Lear” will end its run earlier than expected, with a closing date of June 9, producer Scott Rudin announced Friday. The limited engagement, starring Glenda Jackson as Lear, was ori…

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Actors’ Equity votes to create national convention by Caitlin Huston

Members of Actors’ Equity have voted to create a national convention, among other changes to Equity’s constitution. The first convention will be held in 2021 and will invite 211 elected …

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