Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Special Reports: Chita Rivera Celebrates Dancers, With Awards That Bear Her Name

Rivera talks to TheaterMania about the dancer's life and gives advice for career longevity.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Theater News: Taylor Trensch, Noah Galvin to Replace Ben Platt in Dear Evan Hansen

Galvin will take on the role between November and January, with Trensch joining the cast thereafter.

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Theater News: Participants of Theater Directors Retreat Have Been Announced

The Sundance Institute and LUMA Foundation retreat takes place in France.

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Theater News: World Premiere of 1975 Musical Johnny Manhattan to Take Place at Meadow Brook Theatre

The musical is written by Dan Goggin and Robert Lorick.

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Theater News: Siobhan Dillon, Willemijn Verkaik Set for Song and Dance of Broadway in Tokyo

The concerts will also feature Earl Carpenter and Eric Kunzte.

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Obituaries: Thomas Meehan, Tony-Winning Writer of Annie and The Producers, Reported to Have Died

Meehan authored 11 Broadway musicals over the course of his career.

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Theater News: Stratford Festival 2018 Season to Include Martha Henry in The Tempest

The lineup, including four Shakespeare productions and two new plays, will explore the theme of free will.

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Review: Othello

Shakespeare Theatre Company updates a classic.

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Theater News: FringeNYC Returns in 2018 With a Three-Year Plan

The festival took a hiatus in 2017.

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Video Flash: Ariana Grande and Seth MacFarlane Take On Little Shop of Horrors

The pair duet in a new episode of Carpool Karaoke.

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Theater News: Nicole Parker, Lauren Pritchard Set for Developmental Reading of The MAD Show

The musical will be presented as part of the Aspen Theatre Festival.

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TV News: A Christmas Story Holds Nationwide Casting Call for Ralphie Parker

The live broadcast of the Tony-nominated stage show will air on Sunday, December 17, on Fox.

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Theater News: Robert Fairchild and Melanie Moore to Dance at 2017 Chita Rivera Awards

The duo will perform numbers from La La Land, A Bronx Tale, Come From Away, and Sweet Charity.

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Monday, August 21, 2017

Theater News: Performances of Darling Grenadine Begin at Goodspeed Musicals

Emily Walton and Bryan Fenkart star in Daniel Zaitchik's new musical.

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Theater News: Full Casting Announced for The Portuguese Kid, Starring Jason Alexander

John Patrick Shanley's play also stars Mary Testa and Sherie Rene Scott.

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Theater News: Game of Thrones's Matt Shakman to Become Geffen Playhouse Artistic Director

The veteran television and film director will work with executive director Gil Cates Jr. to help shape the company's 2018-19 season.

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Theater News: Peccadillo Theater Company to Revive George Kelly's The Show-Off

Annette O'Toole will star in the production, and Obie Award winner Dan Wackerman will direct.

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Special Reports: Prince of Broadway Stars Share Their Favorite Hal Prince Shows

Emily Skinner, Chuck Cooper, and more discuss the works that left an impact on their lives, from Sweeney Todd to West Side Story.

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Theater News: Roundabout Theatre Company Announces Casting for The Last Match

Wilson Bethel and Alex Mickiewicz will star in the New York premiere of Anna Ziegler's new play.

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Photo Flash: First Look at Melissa Gilbert in If Only

The world premiere production of Thomas Klingenstein's play opens August 27 at the Cherry Lane Theater.

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Theater News: York Theatre Announces Cast, Creatives for Desperate Measures

The Wild West musical, inspired by Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, will make its New York premiere.

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Theater News: Waitress, Starring Betsy Wolfe, Institutes Rush-Ticket Policy

The musical runs at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

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Theater News: 59E59 Announces Fall 2017 Lineup

The season will include a David Harrower play, a Stephen King opera adaptation, and a new musical from Allan Harris.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Obituaries: Jerry Lewis, Iconic Comedian and Humanitarian, Has Died at 91

Lewis made a splash on Broadway in 1995 in a revival of Guys and Dolls.

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Interviews: Keegan Michael-Key Wanted to Be Jason Bourne (but Ended Up Doing Shakespeare)

The Key and Peele funny man talks about his career pivot to New York City theater, on and off-Broadway.

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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Audio Share: Summer Saturday Playlist: Best of Gloria Estefan

As On Your Feet! takes its final Broadway bow, check out some of Gloria's best hits.

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Theater News: William Donnelly's No Wake to Receive New York Premiere at 59E59

This will be the Massachusetts-based playwright's first work produced in New York City.

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