Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Sandra Bullock Is Developing a Musical TV Show About Her Life in College by Andy Lefkowitz

Sandra Bullock is one step closer to the world of Broadway. The celebrated Oscar-winning actress has announced that she is developing a new musical TV series for Amazon based on her experie…

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Sandra Bullock Is at Work on a Musical TV Show About Her Life in College by Andy Lefkowitz

Sandra Bullock is one step closer to the world of Broadway. The celebrated Oscar-winning actress has announced that she is developing a new musical TV series for Amazon based on her experie…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Steven Boyer, Sas Goldberg, Greg Hildreth & More to Lead Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow at MCC by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for Halley Feiffer's newest comedy, Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow, set to arrive off-Broadway this spring in a production with MCC Theater. Trip Cullman will dir…

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Friday, April 26, 2019

Old Globe Season Includes Almost Famous Musical, Jitney, Noura, Plus New Michael John LaChiusa Musical by Olivia Clement

The 2019–2020 lineup features three world premieres, five West Coast premieres, and Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Tony-winning revival.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Seattle Rep Lines Up Tony-Winning Jitney Revival by Olivia Clement

The West Coast theatre taps the Ruben Santiago-Hudson-helmed production, along with Indecent, a new Anna Ziegler play, and more.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Seattle Rep Sets 9-Show 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will include a remount of Manhattan Theatre Club's 'Jitney' and world premieres by Anna Ziegler and Justin Huertas.

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Julius Caesar Opens at Theatre for a New Audience March 28 by Olivia Clement

Jitney's Brandon J. Dirden stars as Brutus in the Shana Cooper-helmed production at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

April Matthis Replaces Uzo Aduba in Toni Stone; Jonathan Burke & More Join Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

Obie winner April Matthis has been newly announced to assume the title role in Toni Stone, a new play by Lydia R. Diamond making its world premiere at Roundabout's Laura Pels Theatre this sp…

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Arena Stage Announces 2019-2020 Season by News Desk

Arena Stage announced its 2019-2020 season this morning. The season will include the following: Ann By Holland Taylor In the Kreeger Theater | July 11 – August 11, 2019 Jitney By August Wi…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Jenni Barber, Jessica Frances Dukes, Manoel Felciano to Lead Signature Revival of By the Way, Meet Vera Stark by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Signature Theatre has announced full casting for the first revival of By the Way, Meet Vera Stark by two-time Pulitzer winner Lynn Nottage. Obie winner Kamilah Forbes will…

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Friday, November 30, 2018

Mandi Masden & McKinley Belcher III to Lead New York Premiere The Light at MCC Theater's New Venue by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's MCC Theater has announced McKinley Belcher III and Mandi Masden as stars of The Light, a two-hander by Loy A. Webb (His Shadow) set to make its New York premiere in 2019. …

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, October 2- Remembering August Wilson by Alexa Criscitiello

August Wilsonauthored Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Fences, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, The Piano Lesson, Two Trains Running, Seven Guitars, Jitney, King Hedley II, Gem of the Ocean, and Radio G…

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Praise Be! Andrew Lloyd Webber, John Legend & Tim Rice EGOT with Jesus Christ Superstar Emmy Win by Lindsey Sullivan

What's the buzz? John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice just joined the EGOT club! The trio of talents were recognized on September 9 when NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in…

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Andrew Samonsky & More Stars Added to 2018 Williamstown Theatre Festival Season Lineup by Andy Lefkowitz

Additional casting has been announced for the 2018 summer season at the Berkshires' Williamstown Theatre Festival. The esteemed theater's talent-packed lineup of shows will run from …

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Monday, April 30, 2018

2018 Michael Merritt Awards And Design Exposition by Bt

The 25th Annual Merritt Awards for Excellence in Design and Collaboration will take place on Monday, May 14th, 2017 at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. 5:00pm-10:00pm Broadway, film, televi…

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Stage Directions: Moonlight’s André Holland Brings an Actor’s Perspective to Directing by Mervyn Rothstein

Best known for the Oscar-winning film and Broadway’s Jitney, the actor makes his directorial debut Off-Broadway.

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Monday, April 2, 2018

Danny Burstein, Katrina Lenk, Ethan Slater, and More to Honor August Wilson and David Yazbek at Theatre Forward Gala by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Forwardand Chairman John Thomopoulous will lead a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala on Monday, April 9th at The Pierre New York. The works …

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Moonlight and Jitney Star André Holland to Direct New York Premiere of Dutch Masters by Olivia Clement

The new play by Greg Keller will premiere Off-Broadway this April.

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Sunday, January 28, 2018

Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, and Christopher Sieber Will Bring THE PROM to Broadway by BroadwayWorld

It was announced today that the hilarious new Broadway musical comedy THE PROM will star Tony Award Nominee Brooks Ashmanskas Something Rotten, Tony Award Winner Beth Leavel The Drowsy Chape…

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Friday, January 19, 2018

The Band's Visit & Hello, Dolly! Casting Directors Among 2018 Artios Award Winners by Broadway.com

A talented group of Broadway casting directors were hat-tipped for their work at the 33rd annual Artios Awards. The dual-coast ceremony was hosted by Bridget Everett at NYC's Stage 48 an…

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Drive On: A Review of Jitney at Congo Square Theatre by Irene Hsiao

This Cheryl Lynn Bruce-directed production burns hot and bright at Congo Square Theatre.

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Congo Square sounds clarion call of August Wilson’s ‘Jitney’ by Hedy Weiss

From its inception, August Wilson, who died in 2005, was a fervent supporter of Congo Square. This production of "Jitney" does him proud.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

In Wilson's 'Jitney,' car services and family rivalry: Is this the '70s or the present? by Chris Jones

When August Wilson wrote “Jitney,” a play that now is 35 years old and predates Lyft, Uber and all of Wilson’s other major works, the idea of penning a cycle that reflected the African…

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

Andre Holland & Mark Rylance to Lead Othello at Shakespeare's Globe by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway alum André Holland will take on the title role in a new production of Shakespeare's Othello slated to play London's Shakespeare's Globe as part of the company'…

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Sunday, December 31, 2017

Top 10 of 2017 (US and UK edition) by Nicole Serratore

Since I did not end up going to Edinburgh this year I did not have enough shows in the UK to make a separate top 10 list.  So I'm combining US and UK shows this year because it's my lis…

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Saturday, December 30, 2017

Some of My Favorite Theater Things in 2017 by Broadwayandme

As usual, I'm late to the party of 10 Bests Lists. All the others began going up the moment Christmas trees started sprouting on New York City street corners. But my tardiness matters even l…

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

Liz Wollman's Top Ten of 2017 by Elizabeth Wollman

Good golly, Miss Molly, a top-ten list is a hard list to come up with, especially during a year when I found myself escaping to the theater as often as I possibly could. So many choices! So …

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

John Legend to Play Title Role in Jesus Christ Superstar Live! in Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

Music icon John Legend has signed on to play Jesus Christ in NBC's upcoming TV concert presentation Jesus Christ Superstar Live! in Concert. David Leveaux will direct the previously…

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Monday, December 18, 2017

Wendy Caster's Best of 2017 by Wendy Caster

It's that time of the year again. I've limited myself to 10 best shows, since that's the number everyone likes, and I've included "honorable mentions" as well. Shows that I reviewed are link…

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Friday, December 15, 2017

Congo Square announces 'Jitney' cast by Morgan Greene

Ensemble members Ron Conner and Anthony Irons will star as Booster and Turnbo in Congo Square Theatre Company’s upcoming production of August’s Wilson’s “Jitney,” it was announced …

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Lindsay Mendez Is Carrie Pipperidge in Carousel; John Douglas Thompson Also Joins Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

This ought to be a real nice clambake! Talented Broadway veteran Lindsay Mendez has been cast in the role of Carrie Pipperidge and Tony nominee John Douglas Thompson will take on the role of…

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