Thursday, October 19, 2017

Lindsay Mendez, Broadway Tenors, Lesli Margherita, and More Coming to Feinstein’s/54 Below October 19–26 by Robert Viagas

See all the theatre-related events scheduled this week at the intimate New York cabaret.

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How Two-Time Tony Nominee Alison Fraser Made a Career of Playing the Villain by Ruthie Fierberg

Now starring in Squeamish, the actor shares memories from the decisive roles of her storied 40-year career.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

See Zachary Quinto Host the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Alumni Jam by Hannah Vine

The event featured past and up-and-coming playwrights sharing their new work.

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John Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons Announces Rush Ticket Policy by Adam Hetrick

The Emmy Award winner’s latest solo turn arrives on Broadway October 19 at Studio 54.

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Robert Cuccioli and Klea Blackhurst Will Help Celebrate TRU Love in NYC by Robert Viagas

The 25th anniversary benefit will honor Broadway performer-producer Jana Robbins at Caroline’s Comedy Club.

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Check Out the Opening Night of Squeamish, Starring Alison Fraser by Marc J. Franklin

Aaron Mark’s psychological horror play opened Off-Broadway October 16 at the Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row.

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Kathleen Turner Is Finding My Voice in San Francisco October 20–21 by Robert Viagas

The stage and screen star will sing and share backstage stories at Feinstein’s at the Nikko.

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Broadway Cast Members Return to Allegiance in L.A. by Olivia Clement

See who’s joining George Takei in the West Coast production this winter.

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Complete Cast Announced for Holiday Return of Elf Musical by Adam Hetrick

Cheers star George Wendt will play Santa in the Boston and New York dates of the musical that will begin a limited national tour in November.

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Teal Wicks and Jill Paice Among Cast for Reading of New Musical The Black and White Ball by Andrew Gans

Hannah Ryan will direct the reading with musical direction by Lawrence Yurman.

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Read Reviews for The Prince of Egypt World Premiere by Olivia Clement

See what critics thought of Stephen Schwartz’s new musical, an adaptation of the animated film.

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Beth Leavel and Christopher Sieber Will Head Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse’s Annie by Andrew Gans

The company will also include Erin Mackey, Cooper Grodin, and Kim Sava.

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Miscast 2018 Will Honor Tony Winner Laurie Metcalf by Ryan McPhee

The annual gala from MCC Theater will take place March 26, 2018.

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Josh Pais Steps Into Downtown Race Riot With Chloë Sevigny by Olivia Clement

The actor replaces Daniel Oreske, who has departed the show due to a scheduling conflict.

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Jason Robert Brown Says Betty Buckley’s Version of His ’Hope’ Did the ’Virtually Impossible’ by Andrew Gans

Tony winner Buckley performed the new song during her recent Joe’s Pub engagement.

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Look Back at the Opening Night of Mamma Mia! on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The show opened October 18, 2001, at the Winter Garden Theatre.

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Immersive Production of Andrew Lippa’s The Wild Party Will Play Brooklyn by Andrew Gans

Illumination Act’s staging will begin performances at Loft 172 on Halloween.

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Uma Thurman, Phillipa Soo, and the Cast of The Parisian Woman Meet the Press by Hannah Vine

The play from House of Cards’ Beau Willimon is scheduled to begin November 9.

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Emily Skinner, Duncan Sheik, and More Join Humane Society Cabaret Evening Honoring James L. Nederlander by Robert Viagas

Andrea McArdle is also among the Broadway folk who will take part in the October 22 fete.

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Watch Director Rachel Chavkin Go Behind the Scenes of Hadestown’s Live Recording by Ruthie Fierberg

Hear a clip of “Livin’ It Up on Top” from the hit Off-Broadway production.

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Debbie Gravitte Will Preview Her New Big Band Broadway Album at Birdland in NYC by Robert Viagas

The Tony Award winner will sing favorite showtunes arranged for Russ Kaplan’s eight-piece band November 6.

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Venice Theatre, Moscow Ballet, Norwegian Cruise Line, and Daytona State College Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

Playbill.com's Job Listings offer an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry.

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Fresh Ground Pepper Prepares to Launch First-Ever Festival by Olivia Clement

The NYC-based arts incubator will present a two-week festival of new works in 2018.

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Cher’s Role Revealed for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again by Adam Hetrick

The pop icon is taking on a surprising role in the film sequel to the international hit ABBA musical.

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Jane Krakowski and Chris Diamantopoulos Join Fox’s A Christmas Story Live! by Ryan McPhee

The two Broadway alums are the latest additions to a cast that also includes Maya Rudolph and Matthew Broderick.

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Broadway Artists Set for World Premiere of American Dance Spectacular by Ruthie Fierberg

A red-hot exploration of dance in the 20th century, the new show plays Connecticut and New York this month.

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In the Heights’ Andréa Burns Will Be Billie Dawn in Born Yesterday by Andrew Gans

Maltz Jupiter Theatre will present the Garson Kanin comedy beginning October 29.

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Cast Set for Melbourne Run of Dream Lover—The Bobby Darin Musical, Starring David Campbell by Andrew Gans

Simon Phillips directs the production, which will begin performances at Arts Centre Melbourne December 27

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Bryan Cranston Wants to See You Onstage at the National Theatre by Olivia Clement

The Tony winner encourages theatregoers to send in their videos to be projected as part of Network.

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Children of Original Merrily We Roll Along Cast Will Pay Tribute to Their Parents’ Show by Robert Viagas

Kids of the ‘kids’ will salute their parents’ work in the Stephen Sondheim musical, January 2 and 3, 2018, in NYC.

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Get Ready For the Broadway Revival of Once on This Island With These Photos of the Original Production by Hannah Vine

The Broadway revival will begin performances November 9.

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