Friday, March 17, 2017
Monday, March 13, 2017

Odds & Ends: Miss Saigon Wins Our Hearts on Today, Obamas Visit Broadway's Jitney & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and this weekend. Miss Saigon’s Eva Noblezada and Alistair Brammer Sing on Today Broadway’s first revival of the …

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Final Bow: Final Bow: Jitney's Carra Patterson Is the Only Woman at the Station

Broadway's first "Rena" shares highlights from her time with the last jewel in August Wilson's crown.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Why You Can’t Take Your Eyes Off of Jitney’s Costumes by Ruthie Fierberg

Behind the creation of Toni-Leslie James‘ vibrant designs for August Wilson’s Jitney.

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Glenn Close's Sunset Boulevard Star Turn Holds a Top-Five Spot by Andy Lefkowitz

Glenn Close's Broadway return held strong at the Broadway box office as the Sunset Boulevard revival remained in this week's top five. The Lonny Price-helmed revival took in $1,210,2…

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Spotlight On...Ron Simons by Michael Block

Name: Ron Simons (not pronounced like Simmons)Hometown: DetroitEducation: BA from Columbia College, MBA from Columbia Business School & MFA from University of Washington’s Professional…

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Monday, February 27, 2017

Stars of JITNEY, COME FROM AWAY Set for LEAP's NYC August Wilson Monologue Competition Event by BroadwayWorld

LEAP willpresent the 9thannual New York City August Wilson Monologue Competition. A total of 18 LEAP students from nine New York City high schools will inhabit Wilson's characters and bring …

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Saturday, February 25, 2017
Friday, February 24, 2017

Sunday Routine: How André Holland Spends the Day: Onstage, and on His Couch by John Leland

When he isn’t performing in “Jitney,” Mr. Holland catches up with friends, family and scripts in need of a read. Then he usually falls asleep in his favorite place.

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August Wilson's Play ‘Jitney’ at Manhattan Theatre Club by Blouin Artinfo

'Jitney', a play in two acts by August Wilson, is being performed at Manhattan Theatre Club, New York, on select dates, through March 12, 2017.'Jitney' is set in the early 1970s an…

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Friday, February 17, 2017

20 Questions in 2 Minutes with Jitney Star Carra Patterson

Jitney star Carra Patterson races against the clock to answer 20 questions.

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JITNEY Director, Stars Stop THEATER TALK Today by BroadwayWorld

This week on THEATER TALK the guests are director Ruben Santiago-Hudson with actors John Douglas Thompson and Brandon J. Dirden from the powerful ensemble cast of August Wilson's Jitney, now…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Evening at the Talk House review – Wallace Shawn's dark comedy plays it safe by Alexis Soloski

Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, New YorkDespite a strong performance from a perfectly cast Matthew Broderick, this play about a play doesn’t cut as deep as it shouldWallace Shawn is a pl…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

JITNEY Director, Stars to Stop by THEATER TALK This Week by BroadwayWorld

This week on THEATER TALK the guests are director Ruben Santiago-Hudson with actors John Douglas Thompson and Brandon J. Dirden from the powerful ensemble cast of August Wilson's Jitney, now…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Will Jitney Transfer to Another Theatre? by Olivia Clement

Director Ruben Santiago-Hudson says the show is “too important” to only play a limited engagement on Broadway.

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Off Script: Andre Holland Talks Broadway's 'Jitney' and 'Moonlight's' Impact on Oscars Diversity (Q&A)

"He doesn’t accept the role that the world is trying to give him," says Holland of his character. "I should do the same thing. It’s my civic duty to be involved, engaged and to fight for…

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Monday, February 13, 2017

August Wilson’s Thought-Provoking Work Still Graces the Stage by Rino16

2017 brings two expert works from late playwright August Wilson to the forefront. Wilson won the Pulitzer Prize twice for his work, and passed away in 2005.   The Black playwright’…

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Broadway Theater Review: Jitney TOP PICK by Lauren Yarger

Courtesy of Boneau Bryan BrownIt Took A While for This August Wilson Play to Make Its Broadway Debut, but it Was Worth the WaitBy Lauren YargerAll of Pulitzer-Prize winner August Wilson's Pi…

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Michael Potts Tackles the ‘Particular Humanity’ of August Wilson’s ‘Jitney’ by John Bonazzo

Potts, who also appeared in 'The Book of Mormon,' decided to become an actor after seeing Wilson's Fences.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

All Broadway Shows Will Play as Scheduled on February 9; Exchanges Offered for Broadway.com Customers by Broadway.com

The show must go on, even as Winter Storm Niko delivers up to a foot of snow to the Great White Way. All Broadway shows will play as scheduled on February 9. The followings shows will offer…

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Inside the ‘Jitney’ Set: Picturing Pittsburgh Onstage by Erik Piepenburg

This August Wilson show takes place in 1977 in the city’s Hill District. Among the highlights: Pirates memorabilia, Iron City beer and classic cars.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Will Star in a Harriet Tubman Biopic by Ryan McPhee

Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo has been tapped to star in an upcoming Harriet Tubman biopic. Seith Mann will direct the film, which will feature a screenplay by Gregory Allen Howard, accord…

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Class Notes: Ray Anthony Thomas by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to cast member Ray Anthony Thomas about “Jitney,” presented by the Manhattan Theatre Club at The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Class Notes actively cov…

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Broadway Grosses: Hamilton Surpasses $3 Million Again, Claiming the Top Spot by Ryan McPhee

The show is non-stop. Hamilton reigned supreme at the box office once again, managing to gross over $3 million in eight performances. This is the fourth time the Tony and Pulitzer-winning mu…

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August Wilson's Jitney: "All You Got Is Each Other" by Manhattan Theatre Club

Only one of the plays in two-time Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson’s masterful The American Century Cycle has never been seen on Broadway – until now. Set in the early 1970s, this ric…

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Hamilton Surpasses $3 Million Again, Claiming the Top Spot by Over $2 Million by Ryan McPhee

The show is non-stop. Hamilton reigned supreme at the box office once again, managing to gross over $3 million in eight performances. This is the fourth time the Tony and Pulitzer-winning mu…

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Oscar Nominations Shrink Distance Between Broadway and Hollywood by Patrick Pacheco

There was a sense of déjà vu on Broadway when the Oscar nominations were announced, especially when it came to the four nods for “Fences”: Best Picture, Best Actor (Denzel Washington),…

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Michael Potts of Jitney by Broadway.com

Michael Potts stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about Jitney and more with Bet Stevens. 

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Monday, January 30, 2017

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