Friday, July 23, 2021

Diana: The Musical Announces September Release of Original Cast Recording

Take a listen to the first track, "The World Fell in Love."

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 03:12PM

First Date, Starring Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young, Begins Streaming Today

The married American Idol alums lead the musical's virtual production.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:12PM

John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask to Bring Origin of Love Concert to Town Hall

The pair will celebrate Hedwig and the Angry Inch this winter.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:12PM

New Amsterdam Theatre Reopens With Disney on Broadway Concert

The benefit, starring Ashley Brown, Michael James Scott, Kissy Simmons, and Josh Strickland, runs through July 25.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:12PM

A.R.T. Releases Archival Footage of Great Comet Pre-Broadway

Watch the 2015 cast of Dave Malloy's electropop opera perform the song "Letters" in the round.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:12PM

Schmigadoon! Previews a Musical Clip From Its Latest Episode

Episode three of the musical comedy series hits Apple TV+ today.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:48AM
Thursday, July 22, 2021

Exclusive: Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan to Lead Bonnie and Clyde Concert in London

Jordan and Osnes will return to roles they originated on Broadway a decade ago.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 03:12PM

Steppenwolf Names Audrey Francis and Glenn Davis as New Co-Artistic Directors

This will be the first time the theater has had two artistic leaders, as well as the first time an artist of color has led the ensemble.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:24PM

Jim Henson's Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas Joins New Victory's 2021-22 Season

The holiday classic gets a stage adaptation from Timothy Allen McDonald, Christopher Gattelli, and Paul Williams.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:24PM

Radio City Christmas Spectacular Will Return to In-Person Performances in November

Last year marked the first time in the show's eight-decade history that performances were canceled.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:06AM

Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, Jenn Colella Set for Songs for a New World Concert

Ciara Renée, Kyle Taylor Parker, Bonnie Milligan, and Shereen Pimentel will also star.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:24AM

Adrienne Warren Will Return to Tina on Broadway for a Limited Engagement

Warren earned a Tony nomination for her performance as Tina Turner.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 08:48AM
Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Performances of Merry Wives Canceled After Production Member Tests Positive for Covid-19

The outdoor, free Shakespeare in the Park production was running at the Delacorte Theater.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 06:36PM

Exclusive: Lena Hall Gets Ready for Her First NYC Concert Gigs Since the Pandemic

The Tony winner will take the stage at City Winery this September.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 02:54PM

Bette Midler, Joni Mitchell, and More Join Ranks of Kennedy Center Honorees

The 44th class of celebrated artists will be honored in a ceremony on December 5.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:03PM

Rick McKay's Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age to Premiere on PBS in August

The film is a sequel to McKay's Broadway: The Golden Age, which debuted in 2004.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:48AM

Come From Away Concert Will Commemorate 9/11 at the Lincoln Memorial

The free outdoor performance will honor the 20th anniversary.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:12AM

Equity Opens Membership to Any Actor or Stage Manager Who's Been Paid for Work in the USA

Actors' Equity Association has announced a major policy change that will make it easier for artists to join the union.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:36AM
Tuesday, July 20, 2021

A Disney Q&A With Ashley Brown, Michael James Scott, Kissy Simmons, and Josh Strickland

The stars of the new Live at the New Am concert tell us about their Disney faves.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:36AM

Lilli Cooper and Norbert Leo Butz Featured on New Ethan Slater-Nick Blaemire Concept Album

Slater and Blaemire's musical is called Edge of the World.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:03AM

Jordan Fisher to Guest-Star on High School Musical: The Musical: The Series

Watch a sneak peek of Fisher's episode, airing on Friday, July 23.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:03AM

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine to Discuss Creating Sunday in the Park With George

This upcoming Town Hall conversation will be moderated by Christine Baranski.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:03AM

Joshua Turchin Creating TikTok Musical Based on Disney and Pixar's Luca

Watch out, Ratatouille and Bridgerton!

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:12AM
Monday, July 19, 2021

Grease Prequel Series Rise of the Pink Ladies Gets Green Light From Paramount

The show will take us back in time at Rydell High.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:48PM

Assassins Revival to Open This Fall; Man of No Importance Revival on Deck for Classic Stage

John Doyle has announced his farewell season, which also includes new plays by Marcus Gardley and Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:48PM

Summer Production of [title of show] Announces Casting

Bridge Production Group will hold outdoor performances at the Brooklyn Navy Yards.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:48PM

Pass Over on Broadway Will Require Audiences to Show Proof of Full Covid-19 Vaccination

The production has announced its public safety policies for the month of August.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 07:54AM
Friday, July 16, 2021

2021 Jimmy Awards Winners Announced

The event took place virtually on July 15.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:18PM
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Richard Nelson's Final Rhinebeck Play Will Premiere in August at Hunter College

Jay O. Sanders and Maryann Plunkett will once again star.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:03PM

Full Casting Announced for Broadway's Chicken and Biscuits

The new comedy is written by Douglas Lyons.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:03PM

New York Stage and Film Finalizes Casting for 2021 Summer Season

Deborah Cox will perform in the virtual presentation of Billy Porter's new gospel musical Sanctuary.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:12AM

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