Saturday, July 23, 2016

What’s Hot in London: July 16-22 by Mark Shenton

Will critics #KeeptheSecrets of Harry Potter? Plus, Amber Riley reveals a powerhouse Effie, Jesus Christ Superstar returns to London, and seats with no view at all are offered for sale for t…

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How an Entertainment Lawyer Became a Broadway Producer by Robert Viagas

John Breglio talks about making a career change if you’re “willing to take that leap.”

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Looking Finale, Starring Jonathan Groff, Debuts Tonight by Andrew Gans

The HBO series finale also features Russell Tovey, who says he “cried his eyes out” when he read the ending of the script.

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Hell’s Kitchen-Set Austin Debuts Off-Broadway Tonight by Olivia Clement

Edla Cusick’s newest work stars Thomas G. Waites and James McCaffrey as two brothers living in the Manhattan neighborhood.

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Updated! Your Guide To Outdoor Theatre in NYC This Summer by Olivia Clement

The best of free shows, open-air concerts and unique theatrical events under the stars.

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New Block of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Tix To Be Released by Olivia Clement

Tens of thousands of seats will soon be on offer to see the show from June 2017.

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The History of the All-Female Japanese Theatre Troupe That Is Bringing Chicago to NYC by Jennifer Robertson

Get to know the history of Japan’s all-female Takarazuka Revue, which is currently performing the Kander and Ebb hit Chicago in New York.

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Nicky Silver’s This Day Forward Will Open Vineyard Season by Olivia Clement

The Mark Brokaw-helmed production will now launch the Off-Broadway theatre's 2016-17 season.

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Les Misérables to Receive New TV Adaptation by Olivia Clement

The BBC’s non-musical screen adaptation is slated to air in 2018.

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Exclusive First Listen! The “Broadway for Orlando” Remixes by Adam Hetrick

What the World Needs Now is Love: The Remixes, featuring Idina Menzel, Sara Bareilles, Bernadette Peters, Lin-Manuel Miranda and more, has just been released. Hear it here first.

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Cole Burden Joins Cast of Himself and Nora by Olivia Clement

The Bridges of Madison County actor joins the new musical Off-Broadway.

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Completed Prince of Egypt to Receive Starry Concert Reading by Olivia Clement

Bay Street Theatre will debut the new Stephen Schwartz and Philip LaZebnik musical at a free outdoor concert with a stellar cast.

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A Cappella Musical In Transit Sets Broadway Opening by Adam Hetrick

The new musical that counts Frozen Oscar winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez among its writers, will begin previews November 10 at Circle in the Square.

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In Case You Missed It: July 16-22 by Robert Simonson

Motown suddenly announces closing, Chicago gets a Hamilton cast, and War Paint opens at the Goodman.

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Sleepless in Seattle Musical Heading to West End by Olivia Clement

Based on the much-loved Nora Ephron film of the same name, the new musical is set to debut in the U.K. next spring.

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Hamilton Will Get Drunk History Treatment on Comedy Central by Michael Gioia

Tony Award-winning creator and original star Lin-Manuel Miranda will narrate.

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Take a Peek at Signature Theatre\u2019s Rollicking Jelly\u2019s Last Jam

Matthew Gardiner directs the Signature Theatre production of Jelly\u2019s Last Jam. The musical charts the path of legendary jazz pianist Jelly Roll Morton and features a book by George C. W…

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EXCLUSIVE: Audra McDonald, India.Arie and More Set for Free Black Lives Matter Concert Event by Michael Gioia

More than a dozen Broadway stars are rallying in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. A special concert event will be held next month at Columbia University.

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Further Details Revealed on Imperial’s Transformation for Great Comet of 1812 by Adam Hetrick

Audiences will be greeted by some drastic changes at the Imperial Theatre when Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 arrives on Broadway this fall.

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Fox Sets Air Date for Rocky Horror Picture Show by Adam Hetrick

The reboot of the 1975 cult classic starring Laverne Cox, Tim Curry and Annaleigh Ashford will air October 20.

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Jonathan Groff and the Cast of Looking Chat Love, Dating and Growing Up by Olivia Clement

Ahead of the movie finale this weekend, the co-stars and real-life friends get personal with Playbill.

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8 Families Who Made It Big on Broadway by Logan Culwell

It runs in the family! Get to know some of the theatrical families who have graced the Great White Way.

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Lillias White Celebrates 65th Birthday in NYC by Andrew Gans

The Tony winner is offering The Birthday Show at the Triad.

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Revival of A Day by the Sea Begins Tonight by Olivia Clement

The 1950’s West End hit by N.C. Hunter is directed by Austin Pendleton for the Mint Theater Company.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Breaking: Broadway Motown Announces Closing by Robert Viagas

The return of the touring musical lasted less than three weeks.

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Radu Beligan, Actor Whose Career Spanned 80 Years, Dies at 97 by Robert Simonson

He is thought to have been the world's oldest active actor.

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Irene Bunis, Veteran Wardrobe Supervisor, Dies by Robert Simonson

An unseen force along Broadway, she saw to the costumes of dozens of shows.

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Wicked Film Will Feature New and Cut Songs by Adam Hetrick

Composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz revealed details of the forthcoming film adaptation of Wicked during a panel discussion at San Diego Comic-Con.

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Sheldon Harnick Will Join She Loves Me Stars at CD Signing by Robert Viagas

Laura Benanti, Jane Krakowski and other cast members will perform.

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