Monday, October 22, 2018

Andrea McCardle Will Play Miss Hannigan in Annie by Adam Hetrick

Broadway’s original Annie returns to the hit musical in New Jersey.

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Summer Star Ariana DeBose Will Play Birdland With Addicted to Love by Adam Hetrick

A Tony Award nominee for her star turn in Broadway's new Donna Summer bio-musical, DeBose will perform songs by Jessie J, Katy Perry, Paul McCartney, and more.

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Theatre Jobs: What Does It Take to Record a Broadway Cast Album? by Ruthie Fierberg

What a cast album producer does, how it differs from pop music producers, and the traits necessary to become one of the greats.

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Watch the Cast of Broadway’s Critically Acclaimed The Ferryman on the Red Carpet by Ruthie Fierberg

Playwright Jez Butterworth and members of the 21-actor company celebrated opening night October 21.

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Watch Sheridan Smith Belt Out ’Don't Rain on My Parade’ From Funny Girl, Heading to Movie Theatres by Andrew Gans

The revival will be broadcast in movie theatres worldwide October 24.

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Head Over Heels Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The Go-Go’s musical opened on Broadway July 26 at the Hudson Theatre.

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How Christian Borle Convinced Sutton Foster to Perform Chess by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth remembers Audra McDonald and Will Swenson’s wedding, plus how Sutton Foster and Julia Murney came to star in the 2003 Chess concert.

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Exclusive Look at Making of The Bengsons' Hundred Days Cast Album by Logan Culwell-Block

Watch as The Bengsons record their new musical in a recording studio with a live studio audience.

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Grosses Analysis: Lauren Ambrose Brings Loverly-Sized Crowds to My Fair Lady Before Final Bow by Ryan McPhee

The Tony Award nominee played her final performance in the Broadway revival October 21; Laura Benanti waits in the wings.

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Phantom and Anastasia Star Ramin Karimloo Will Play San Francisco by Adam Hetrick

The Tony Award nominee will appear with Seth Rudetsky as part of the Broadway @ The Herbst series.

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Mia Chung's Catch as Catch Can Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The world premiere from Page 73 kicks off a limited run at the New Ohio Theatre October 22.

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A Look at the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory National Tour by Marc J. Franklin

Noah Weisberg stars as Willy Wonka in the touring production, which launched September 21 in Buffalo, New York.

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Kathleen Capdesuner Named Roundabout's New Directing Fellow by Olivia Clement

Capdesuner will assist on and Off-Broadway during the 2018–2019 season.

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Adam Chanler-Berat, Jane Kaczmarek, More Cast in Lindsey Ferrentino's The Year to Come by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin December 4 at the La Jolla Playhouse under the direction of Anne Kauffman.

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Rebecca Luker Takes the Stage as Part of the Inner Voices Series of Solo Work by Hannah Vine

The series kicks off performances October 22 at the TBG Mainstage Theatre.

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Steppin’ Out With Ben Vereen to Play Thanksgiving Engagement at the Cutting Room by Adam Hetrick

The Tony Award-winning star of Pippin and Jesus Christ Superstar will headline two special holiday concerts November 22–23.

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First Look at Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song on Broadway by Cleo Aukland

Starring Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl, Torch Song opens after a successful run at Off-Broadway's Second Stage.

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Watch the Trailer for New Terrence McNally Documentary Every Act of Life by Adam Hetrick

Audra McDonald, Angela Lansbury, Nathan Lane, John Kander, and Chita Rivera are featured in the new film about the Tony Award-winning playwright.

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Red Bull Theater, Chicago's Silk Road Rising, and More Named Recipients of 2018 National Theatre Company Grants by Olivia Clement

The American Theatre Wing names the 10 theatres are the recipients of the $10,000 grants.

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Isabel Leonard Stars in Marnie at the Metropolitan Opera Directed by Michael Mayer by Hannah Vine

The new opera by Nico Muhly officially opened October 19.

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Michael James Leslie Replaces James Monroe Iglehart in Kennedy Center Little Shop of Horrors by Andrew Gans

Leslie steps into the role of Audrey II for the Washington, D.C. performances.

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School Version of Footloose Released for Licensing by Adam Hetrick

Watch the exclusive featurette with Footloose screenwriter and lyricist Dean Pitchford chronicling its journey from screen to stage and beyond.

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Manhattan School of Music, Keen Theater Company, and Astoria Performing Arts Center Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

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

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The New York Pops Will Honor Kinky Boots Tony Winner Cyndi Lauper by Andrew Gans

The celebratory evening will be held April 29, 2019, at Carnegie Hall.

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Read Reviews for Wise Children at London's Old Vic by Olivia Clement

Angela Carter's novel is adapted for the stage by Emma Rice, marking the first production from her new company.

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A First Look at Switzerland in the West End by Marc J. Franklin

The thriller, which previously played at the Theatre Royal Bath’s Ustinov Studio in London, is set to begin performances November 10.

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The Return of Jocelyn Bioh’s School Girls Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

MCC Theater celebrates the show's remount at the Lucille Lortel Theatre following an acclaimed 2017 debut.

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Amanda Lawrence, Katherine Kingsley, Wendy Kweh, More to Star in National's Top Girls by Olivia Clement

Lyndsey Turner will direct Caryl Churchill’s play at the London theatre in the spring.

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What Did Critics Think of Marnie at the Metropolitan Opera, Directed by Michael Mayer? by Ryan McPhee

Isabel Leonard sings the title role in Nico Muhly and Nicholas Wright's take on the Hitchcockian tale.

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From Ballet to Broadway With Robert Fairchild by Roberto Araujo

The former principal dancer at New York City Ballet made his Broadway debut in An American in Paris in 2015.

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Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The Olivier Award-winning play opened on Broadway October 21.

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