Tuesday, June 19, 2018

See Waitress, Kinky Boots, and Come From Away Perform for Tonight We Dare at Cadillac House by Hannah Vine

Playbill and Cadillac celebrated Broadway June 18 in an evening hosted by Tony winner Ari'el Stachel.

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How to Listen to Audra McDonald, Timothée Chalamet, and More Perform For Free by Ruthie Fierberg

NPR’s Playing on Air, presenting new plays and classic works, is the podcast you need to hear.

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Nathan Lee Graham Is The Wiz at the St. Louis Muny by Andrew Gans

The 1974 musical begins performances June 19 at the outdoor venue.

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Donja R. Love’s Sugar in Our Wounds Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Manhattan Theatre Club production continues its run at New York City Center.

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Once On This Island Receives 12th Annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus June 19 by Andrew Gans

The award is presented by Actors’ Equity’s Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs.

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Tracy Letts’ Mary Page Marlowe Begins Previews June 19 by Olivia Clement

The new drama pieces together the portrait of an ordinary woman from 11 moments, some seemingly inconsequential, in her life.

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Stage Directions: Doug Hughes Reveals the Biggest Mistake He Ever Made as a Director by Mervyn Rothstein

The Tony-winning director shares the one thing not allowed in his rehearsal room, the decision that changed his life, and how he makes such winning art.

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Get a Sneak Peek at Liz Callaway and Christy Altomare Singing ‘Journey to the Past’ Together by Adam Hetrick

The Anastasia stars of stage and screen will perform the song at the upcoming Broadway Princess Party at Feinstein’s/54 Below.

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How Do You Cover Up Falling Asleep on a Broadway Stage While Holding an Accordian? by Adam Hetrick

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares some classic onstage mishaps and antics from Anne L. Nathan and Harvey Fierstein.

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Go Behind the Scenes of St. Louis Muny’s Jerome Robbins’ Broadway by Hannah Vine

The production launched the outdoor venue’s centennial season June 11.

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The Public's Outdoor Othello Opens in Central Park June 18 by Olivia Clement

Chukwudi Iwuji, Heather Lind, and Corey Stoll lead the cast of the free Shakespeare in the Park production.

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Coming Clean Traces Ben Strothmann's Journey From Milwaukee to Manhattan by Andrew Gans

The solo show is part of the Queerly Festival.

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Watch Highlights From Broadway Bares: Game Night by Andrew Gans

The annual stripathon raised $1,875,090 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Grosses Analysis: The Band’s Visit Rejoins Millionaire’s Club After Tony Awards Sweep by Ryan McPhee

The musical received ten wins at the June 10 ceremony.

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Emmy-Winning Comedian Paul Mecurio to Bring Improvisational Solo Show Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Permission to Speak With Paul Mecurio will begin performances July 16 at the Jerry Orbach Theater.

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Moulin Rouge! Musical Delays Start of Boston World Premiere by Adam Hetrick

A construction-related incident at the Colonial Theatre has pushed back previews, which were originally slated to begin June 27.

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Remembering Lorraine Gordon, a Formidable Advocate for Jazz by Barry Singer

Gordon, an early champion of Thelonious Monk, helped build the Blue Note record label.

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See Members of Little Rock Nine at Little Rock Opening Night Off-Broadway by Hannah Vine

Six of the surviving members attended the June 14 performance.

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Solstice in Times Square: Mind Over Madness Yoga Event Returns June 21 by Gabriel Agosto

For the northern hemisphere's longest day of year, Times Square Alliance and Aerie will present free yoga classes all day.

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Jackie Sibblies Drury's Acclaimed Fairview Extends 2 Weeks at Soho Rep. by Olivia Clement

The new work is an examination of race in America, as well as an investigation into the ways in which we watch and judge each other every day.

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Druid’s Waiting for Godot to Play Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival by Olivia Clement

Tony winner Garry Hynes directs the acclaimed production from Ireland.

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The Actors Fund Co-Hosts Special Screening of The Band's Visit Film by Gabriel Agosto

The organization partners with the Jacob Burns Film Center in celebration of the success of the Tony-winning musical adaptation.

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From Belle to Ms. Norbury: Celebrating the Stage Work of Kerry Butler by Hannah Vine

The Tony nominee celebrates her birthday June 18.

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Jessica Vosk to Join Broadway's Wicked by Andrew Gans

Vosk will reprise her performance as Elphaba after taking on the role on tour.

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Watch Melissa Errico in Irish Rep's Revival of On a Clear Day You Can See Forever by Olivia Clement

The Tony nominee chats about returning to the Off-Broadway theatre for the revival of Alan Jay Lerner and Burton Lane's 1965 musical.

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Merle Dandridge Returns to Broadway’s Once On This Island by Adam Hetrick

Dandridge created the role of Papa Ge in the Tony-nominated revival at Circle in the Square.

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How Ian McKellen’s Decision to Live an Authentic Life Became the Bridge from Macbeth to Magneto by Adam Hetrick

McKellen: Playing The Part, a documentary from director Joe Stephenson, premieres in the U.S. June 19.

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Watch Samantha Barks and Bryan Adams Perform Song From the Broadway-Bound Pretty Woman by Olivia Clement

The two performed “I Can't Go Back” from the new musical during Grammy winner Adams’ U.K. concert tour.

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Antoinette Nwandu’s Pass Over Opens at LCT3 by Olivia Clement

A mashup of Waiting for Godot and the Exodus saga, the new play is currently receiving its NY premiere at Lincoln Center Theater.

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Tony Winner Denis O'Hare Joins Season 2 of Big Little Lies by Gabriel Agosto

The American Horror Story favorite joins Meryl Streep as a new addition to the Emmy-winning HBO series.

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