Thursday, February 2, 2023

Stephanie J. Block Is Ready for Her Sunset Boulevard Close-Up by Meg Masseron

See all the old Hollywood glam in photos of the Kennedy Center production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, starring Tony winner Block as Norma Desmond.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:18PM

Get a 1st Look at Katie Holmes in The Wanderers Off-Broadway at Roundabout by Talaura Harms

Barry Edelstein directs Anna Ziegler's play about two marriages.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

John Douglas Thompson and Bill Irwin Open Beckett's Endgame Off-Broadway February 2 by Talaura Harms

See photos from Irish Rep's revival of the end-of-the-world tragicomedy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Playbill Celebrates Broadway's February Birthdays by Dylan Parent

From a Sondheim muse to a Beautiful composer-lyricist—happy birthday to Broadway's brightest born in February.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Dancin', Kimberly Akimbo, Parade, More Participating in Broadway Bridges 2023, Offering $10 Tickets to NYC Students by Logan Culwell-Block

Launched in 2017, the Broadway League initiative looks to ensure every NYC public high school student sees a Broadway show before graduation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:48PM

Alton Fitzgerald White, Elizabeth Stanley, Nikki Renée Daniels, More to Star in Ragtime: The Symphonic Concert at Tanglewood by Margaret Hall

The Massachusetts concert staging will be directed by Jason Danieley, widower of Ragtime's original Mother, Marin Mazzie.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:48PM

Joshua Malina to Join Broadway's Leopoldstadt, More Casting Announced by Leah Putnam

Arty Froushan, David Krumholtz, Caissie Levy, and Tedra Millan have announced their final performances.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:18PM

Katsura Sunshine's Rakugo Extends Off-Broadway Run at New World Stages by Leah Putnam

The work showcases the 400-year-old Japanese traditional art of comic storytelling.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:42PM

Amanda Feldman Becomes Classic Stage Company Managing Director by Logan Culwell-Block

Formerly managing director of Page 73, Feldman joins the Off-Broadway company working with newly appointed Producing Artistic Director Jill Rafson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:42PM

New York Stage and Film Announces Collaboration With Marist College by Margaret Hall

The multi-year partnership will host programming in the Hudson Valley and New York City.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:03PM

Ohio School Cancels 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Production Following Concerns About LGBTQ Characters by Molly Higgins

The district superintendent cited "vulgarity" in the "dialogue and song lyrics" that are “not suitable for our preteen and teenage students."

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:03PM

Music Theatre International Releases Beautiful for Licensing Through 2025 by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-nominated Carole King jukebox bio musical played Broadway from 2014 to 2019.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

Tony Shalhoub, Johanna Day, More to Star in Private Reading of Please Leave by Leah Putnam

Rob Sedgwick's new dark satire will be presented at The Theater Center's Anne L. Bernstein Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

Broadway 'Thriller': Watch Myles Frost and Cast of MJ the Musical Celebrate 1st Anniversary by Andrew Gans

The hit musical continues at the Neil Simon Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM

Watch: Andrew Burnap, Phillipa Soo, Jordan Donica, and Bartlett Sher Talk the Legacy of Camelot by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Get a first look at the cast of Lincoln Center Theater's upcoming Broadway revival in costume as they prepare to star in the Lerner and Loewe musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18PM

Jamie Bogyo Will Join Michael Ball in London Revival of Aspects of Love by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical begins performances in May at the Lyric.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:24AM

Noah Haidle's Birthday Candles Joins Concord Theatricals Catalogue by Logan Culwell-Block

Debra Messing starred in the work's Broadway debut last season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:24AM

Modern Film Reimagining of Carmen Starring Paul Mescal and Melissa Barrera to Receive Theatrical Release by Margaret Hall

The film previously premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

Craig Revel Horwood, Paul O'Grady, Elaine C Smith, Jodie Prenger Will All Be Miss Hannigan in U.K. and Ireland Tour of Annie by Andrew Gans

The tour of the Tony-winning musical launches later this month at the Leicester Curve.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

NYCRUNS Spring Fling 5K and 10K, Benefiting Broadway Cares, Sets March Date by Andrew Gans

The course includes views of the Statue of Liberty, Lower Manhattan, and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM

Eleri Ward Brings Acoustic Sondheim to City Winery February 2 by Logan Culwell-Block

The NYC performance launches her concert tour with dates planned in Boston, Chicago, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:12AM

Cast Members From Broadway's Recent 1776 Perform in Concert Version of We Start in Manhattan February 2 by Andrew Gans

The new queer musical also features its creators, Ariella Serur and Sav Souza.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

& Juliet's Justin David Sullivan Declines Tony Award Eligibility, Critiques Gendered Performance Categories by Logan Culwell-Block, Diep Tran, Margaret Hall

"I didn't feel right being in either category," the non-binary Broadway performer tells Playbill.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Black Theatre United Plans The Business of Show Discussion Series by Logan Culwell-Block

Honoring Black History Month, the free series will include three talks with the organization's founders.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Get an Exclusive Sneak Peek at the Designs for Broadway-Aimed The Secret Garden Revival by Logan Culwell-Block

Designers Jason Sherwood and Ann Hould-Ward tell us how they're reimagining the Lucy Simon-Marsha Norman musical for LA's Center Theatre Group—including a new character.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:18PM

Upcoming West End Transfer of Streetcar, Starring Normal People's Paul Mescal, Sells Out in 2 Hours by Andrew Gans

Anjana Vasan, Patsy Ferran, and Dwane Walcott, who also star at the Almeida, will reprise their roles at the Phoenix.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

Early Career Designers, Applications Open for The 1/52 Project Grants by Leah Putnam

Tony-winning designer Beowulf Boritt founded the financial grant program to foster early career designers from historically excluded backgrounds.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

Get a 1st Look at Danny Burstein, Nathan Lane, and Zoë Wanamaker in Broadway's Pictures From Home by Logan Culwell-Block

The trio is starring in a new play from Sharr White, adapted from photographer Larry Sultan's 1992 autobiographical photo memoir of the same name.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:18PM

Shiloh Goodin, Drew Lachey, More Will Star in Cincinnati Playhouse's A Chorus Line by Andrew Gans

A new production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical will open the The Rouse Theatre, the centerpiece of the Ohio venue's $50 million Mainstage Theatre Complex.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36PM

Moisés Kaufman and Amanda Gronich's Here There Are Blueberries Heading to Washington, D.C. by Leah Putnam

The Tectonic Theater Project production will play Shakespeare Theatre Company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36PM

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