Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Meet the Stars of Broadway's New Comedy Chicken & Biscuits by Caitlin Moynihan

It's time for a family reunion! Douglas Lyons' comedy Chicken & Biscuits is getting ready to begin Broadway performances at the Circle in the Square Theatre on September 23 ahead of an O…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:36PM

Photos: CHICKEN & BISCUITS Hosts a Picnic Outside the Circle in the Square Theatre

In celebration of moving into the theater & the 32 Broadway debuts taking place on and off stage, the company of CHICKEN & BISCUITS threw a picnic outside Circle In The Square The…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:24AM

What to Expect From Douglas Lyons' Chicken and Biscuits by Roberto Araujo

The cast talks about the upcoming play, set to begin performances at the Circle in the Square Theatre September 23.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:43AM
Thursday, September 2, 2021

Take a Look Inside Rehearsal for Chicken & Biscuits on Broadway by Playbill Staff

Douglas Lyons’ play is set to begin performances at the Circle in the Square Theatre September 23.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:07PM
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Fun Home by Mirvish Productions

Fun Home is a musical adapted by Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori from Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic memoir of the same name. The story concerns Bechdel's discovery of her own sexuality, her rel…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:42AM
Thursday, July 15, 2021

NaTasha Yvette Williams, Cleo King & More Join Broadway's Chicken & Biscuits by Lindsey Sullivan

Casting is complete for Douglas Lyons' comedy Chicken & Biscuits, which, as previously announced, will begin performances at the Circle in the Square Theatre on September 23 and open on …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:33PM

Full Cast Announced for Broadway Production of CHICKEN & BISCUITS Starring Norm Lewis and Michael Urie

Producers Pamela Ross, Hunter Arnold, E. Clayton Cornelious and Leah Michalos have announced the full Broadway cast of CHICKEN & BISCUITS, the new comedy play by Douglas Lyons ma…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:22PM

NaTasha Yvette Williams, Cleo King, More Will Join Norm Lewis and Michael Urie in Broadway's Chicken & Biscuits by Andrew Gans

Douglas Lyons' play makes its Broadway premiere this fall at the Circle in the Square Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:40PM
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Waacking for ever! Why has the martial arts disco dance craze resurfaced in Asia? by Emma Russell

Born in the gay clubs of LA, the craze was popularised by John Travolta, Donna Summer and the TV show Soul Train. Now it’s an LGBTQ+ hit in Japan, Taiwan, South Korea and beyond When Chery…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:54AM
Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Broadway Update: Chicken and Biscuits, Plaza Suite, Harry Potter by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward June 29, 2021: A new show, a revival, and an altered previously-running show have been added to the 2021-22, post-COVID Broadway calendar. Chicken and Biscuits, a new pl…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 09:13PM
Thursday, June 24, 2021

Douglas Lyons' Chicken & Biscuits, Starring Norm Lewis & Michael Urie, Heads to Broadway This Fall by Lindsey Sullivan

Another play has been announced for a Broadway bow this fall! Douglas Lyons' comedy Chicken & Biscuits will begin performances at the Circle in the Square Theatre on September 23 and ope…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:12PM

‘Chicken and Biscuits’ announces Broadway run by Caitlin Huston

“Chicken and Biscuits,” a new play written by Douglas Lyons, will premiere on Broadway this fall.  The play, directed by Zhailon Levingston, will play the Circle in the Square Theatre s…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 12:08PM

Douglas Lyons’ ‘Chicken & Biscuits’ Coming To Broadway, Bringing Season Total Of Plays By Black Writers To Seven by Greg Evans

Chicken & Biscuits, a new comedy written by Black playwright Douglas Lyons, with a largely Black cast and directed by Zhailon Levingston, who at 27 becomes the youngest Black director in…

SOURCE: Deadline at 12:06PM

CHICKEN & BISCUITS, Led by Norm Lewis & Michael Urie, Is Coming to Broadway

A new play might be heading to the Circle in the Square Theatre! According to a new Telecharge listing, Chicken and Biscuits- billed as a feel-good comedy that will feed your soul- will beg…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:39AM
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Odds & Ends: Audra McDonald, Patti LuPone & André De Shields to Receive Special Theatre World Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. André De Shields (Photo by Emilio Madrid for Broadway.com) Trio of Broadway Greats Earn Special Theatre World Awards As…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:36PM
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Watch Tony Winner Ali Stroker Talk About Her Book The Chance to Fly and More by Lindsey Sullivan

The newest episode of Broadway Profiles features an interview with Ali Stroker, who made history with her 2019 Tony win for her performance in Oklahoma! Stroker joined Emmy-winning anchor T…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:12PM
Tuesday, May 4, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: May 4 - 10 by JK

 This Week in Broadway History: May 4 - 10 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  May 4, 2008: Boeing Boeing landed at the Longacre Theatre for 279 performances with an all-star cast including Mark R…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 11:12AM
Sunday, May 2, 2021

Look Back at The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The musical comedy opened at the Circle in the Square Theatre May 2, 2005.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Tuesday, April 27, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: April 27 - May 3 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: April 27 - May 3 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  April 27, 1986: Hey, big spender! The Bob Fosse directed revival of Sweet Charity starring Debbie Allen opened at…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:32AM
Monday, April 19, 2021

Something So Sublime! 6 Fun Home "Changing My Major" Covers

Six years ago on April 19, 2015, the Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori musical Fun Home, directed by Sam Gold, officially opened at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre.

SOURCE: BroadwayBox at 01:55PM

Celebrate the 6th Anniversary of Fun Home on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The musical, adapted from Alison Bechdel’s autobiographical graphic novel, opened at the Circle in the Square Theatre April 19, 2015.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM
Saturday, March 27, 2021

Review: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill by Frank

Audra McDonald in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill (©Evgenia Eliseeva) Audra McDonald doesn’t look or sound anything like Billie Holiday. So it’s a credit to the five-time Ton…

SOURCE: Scheck on the Arts at 03:42AM
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Broadway Who's Who: Paul Tazewell by JK

Chances are you've seen his work, even if you don't recognize Paul Tazewell's name. With a Broadway career that began with 1996's Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk and continues through …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:42AM
Tuesday, March 2, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: March 2 - 8 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: March 2 - 8 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭 Bus Stop March 2, 1955: The new William Inge play, Bus Stop, opens at the Music Box, and stars Kim Stanley and Ela…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 09:12AM
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Douglas Turner Ward, Co-Founder of the Celebrated Negro Ensemble Company, Dies at 90 by Caitlin Moynihan

Douglas Turner Ward, an acclaimed leader in Black theater and co-founder of the Negro Ensemble Company, died on February 20 in his Manhattan home, according toThe New York Times. He was 90.…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:03PM
Thursday, December 3, 2020

We Dance: Celebrating the 2017 Revival of Once On This Island on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Tony Award-winning production opened at the Circle in the Square Theatre December 3, 2017.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:28AM
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Ms. Broadway November 2020: Girl From the North Country's Luba Mason by JK

Due to some technical issues throughout November, we're going to do a little catch up this week. Thank you, 2020. I first saw Luba Mason, current star of Girl From the North Country, in Th…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 09:42AM
Saturday, November 7, 2020

Take a Look Back at the 2011 Broadway Revival of Godspell by Marc J. Franklin

The production, starring Hunter Parrish, Lindsay Mendez, and more, opened at the Circle in the Square Theatre November 7, 2011.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Monday, October 12, 2020

American Buffalo Stage Manager Samantha Watson on Darren Criss' Shutdown Day Serenade & More by Broadway.com

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty palaces sitting in repose, waiting for the li…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:36AM
Saturday, August 29, 2020

Call Redialed: NEW Telly Leung Interview: Broadway Actor, GLEE, Bristol Riverside Theatre's Summer Fest 2020 by Adam Rothenberg

I always love interviewing Telly Leung, so I was thrilled he was available for this new interview during Broadway’s shutdown. I have enjoyed seeing Telly on Broadway, TV, and in concert. …

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 02:06AM
Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Broadway Checklist: How Many of These Shows at the Circle in the Square Theatre Have You Seen? by Marc J. Franklin

Look back at the 10 most recent productions to play over 100 performances at the venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

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