Friday, January 21, 2022

Up on the Marquee: PARADISE SQUARE

Paradise Square is getting ready to start previews on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 and open Sunday, April 3, 2022 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), where the marquee just went up.…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:27PM
Friday, January 7, 2022

Broadway-Bound ‘Paradise Square’ Delays Opening Due to COVID-19 by Matthew Wexler

"Paradise Square" has announced new preview and opening dates for Broadway as a precaution due to the spike in COVID-19 cases from the omicron variant. The post Broadway-Bound ‘Paradise …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 01:12PM
Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, January 5, 2022 by Ashley Steves

James Monroe Iglehart Joins “Chicago,” “Flying Over Sunset” To Close Early, “Paradise Square” Pushes Broadway Opening  “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday,…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

Wake Up With BWW 1/5: James Monroe Iglehart Joins CHICAGO, Chris Evans to Play Gene Kelly in New Film, and More!

Today's top stories include the casting of James Monroe Iglehart in Chicago on Broadway! Plus, Chris Evans is in talks to star as Gene Kelly in a new movie! Flying Over Sunset announces Janu…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:13AM
Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Odds & Ends: New Musical Paradise Square Shifts Broadway Dates by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Paradise Square Sets New Broadway Dates The new musical Paradise Square, which recently concluded its pre-Broadway run at…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:33PM

Paradise Square Pushes Back Broadway Start and Opening Night by Logan Culwell-Block

The Civil War era-set musical will start a month later as a COVID-19 precaution.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:33PM

‘Paradise Square’ Musical Postpones Broadway Opening Due To Omicron Spike by Greg Evans

Paradise Square, the musical from producer Garth H. Drabinsky set during the history-making New York Draft Riots of the 1860s, has postponed its Broadway arrival by three weeks due to the r…

SOURCE: Deadline at 03:00PM

PARADISE SQUARE Delays Broadway Opening as a COVID Precaution

 Paradise Square has announced new preview and opening dates for Broadway as a precaution due to the spike in positive COVID-19 cases from the Omicron variant.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:00PM

Paradise Square Delays Broadway Run by Three Weeks

The musical hopes to begin performances when the latest wave of Covid-19 subsides.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 02:36PM
Sunday, January 2, 2022

What's Coming to Broadway in 2022?

2021 has come and gone, which means it's time to get excited for the new shows coming in 2022! This year will bring anticipated revivals of The Music Man and Funny Girl, the return of Beetl…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:00AM
Friday, December 24, 2021

Broadway Shockers 2021: Convicted Fraudster Garth Drabinsky Returns as Broadway Producer

The Ragtime producer makes his comeback with Paradise Square.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 02:33AM
Thursday, December 2, 2021

VIDEO: First Look at the Pre-Broadway Run of PARADISE SQUARE in Chicago

Paradise Square began its pre-Broadway engagement on November 2, at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 West Randolph Street). The production will conclude it's run later this week on…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:05AM

Today on Broadway: Thursday, December 2, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

‘Real Women Have Curves’ Coming to Broadway, Patinkin on Sondheim, Grace Talks ‘Paradise Square’ “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top th…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM
Friday, November 19, 2021

Today on Broadway: Friday, November 19, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

Reviews for “cullud wattah” and “Paradise Square,” “The Gilded Age” Trailer, Matt Reviews “Trouble in Mind” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM
Thursday, November 18, 2021

‘Paradise Square’ Review: Broadway-Bound Musical Premieres in Chicago by Gordon Cox

“Paradise Square,” an ambitious new musical heading to Broadway in March, is a fictionalized historical take on the Five Points area of Manhattan and the social forces leading up to the …

SOURCE: Variety at 02:55PM

Review Roundup: Pre-Broadway Run of PARADISE SQUARE Opens in Chicago

Paradise Square began its pre-Broadway engagement on November 2, at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 West Randolph Street). The production plays five weeks only through December 5,…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:39PM

What Did Critics Think of the Broadway-Bound Paradise Square in Chicago? by Talaura Harms

Check out photos of the new musical, running through December 5 at the James M. Nederlander Theatre before arriving on Broadway in February 2022.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:38AM

Review: ‘Paradise Square’ opens in Chicago on its way to Broadway, spinning a Civil War-era story. But it still has a ways to go. by Chris Jones

The show has a star turn from Joaquina Kalukango that will be formidable competition for anyone and everyone come Tony Awards time.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 01:43AM
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

The Harmony of Discord: A Review of Paradise Square at the James M. Nederlander Theatre by Brian Hieggelke

It's far too early to know if this is one for the ages, but no doubt this is the most important musical of our times, drawing from American history to depict the kind of racial harmony we st…

SOURCE: www.newcitystage.com at 11:59PM

"Paradise Square" opens in Chicago

The new musical "Paradise Square" opens in Chicago in the Nederlander Theatre.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 11:58PM

Broadway-Bound Paradise Square Opens in Chicago November 17 by Talaura Harms

The new musical runs through December 5 at the James M. Nederlander Theatre before arriving on Broadway in February 2022.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:15AM
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Here's a First Look at Joaquina Kalukango, Chilina Kennedy & More in Paradise Square in Chicago by Lindsey Sullivan

Paradise Square is now playing a pre-Broadway engagement at Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre through December 5. The musical follows the denizens of a local saloon called Paradise Sq…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:06PM

Broadway: What's Closed, Canceled or Rescheduled? - All the changes to the Broadway lineup due to COVID-19 by Raven Snook

Which shows are reopening when during the 2021-2022 season  --- When Broadway theatres shuttered due to the COVID-19 crisis on March 12, 2020, they vowed to reopen in a month. That did not …

SOURCE: www.tdf.org at 12:00AM
Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Check Out New Photos of the Broadway-Bound Paradise Square in Chicago by Marc J. Franklin

The out-of-town tryout of the new musical is set to officially open at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre November 17.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:13PM

Photos: First Look at the Pre-Broadway Run of PARADISE SQUARE in Chicago

Paradise Square began its pre-Broadway engagement on November 2, at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre. Get a first look at the cast in action in these all new production photos!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:51AM
Thursday, November 4, 2021

Watch Joaquina Kalukango and Chilina Kennedy Duet 'Someone to Love' From Paradise Square by Talaura Harms

The Broadway-bound new musical is now in previews in Chicago.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:25AM
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

VIDEO: Chilina Kennedy and Joaquina Kalukango Sing 'Someone to Love' From PARADISE SQUARE

Paradise Square began its pre-Broadway engagement yesterday, November 2, at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 West Randolph Street). The production plays five weeks only through …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:32PM
Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Broadway-Bound Paradise Square Begins Chicago Performances November 2 by Talaura Harms

The new musical runs through December 5 at the James M. Nederlander Theatre before arriving on Broadway in February 2022.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:36AM
Thursday, October 28, 2021

The World According to Garth: Returning to Chicago with Paradise Square, a Pre-Broadway Race Musical by Dennis Polkow

A conversation with Garth Drabinsky on his new show “Paradise Square" a musical about a pre-Civil War Irish/African-American neighborhood that existed in New York prior to the 1863 Draft …

SOURCE: www.newcitystage.com at 08:00AM

In Chicago, the musical ‘Paradise Square’ nears its big pre-Broadway opening in a changed world by Chris Jones

Chicago's first big Broadway tryout show in a long time opens soon at the Nederlander Theatre. It's also a big return for Garth Drabinsky, a producer of the old school.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 08:00AM
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Watch a Music Video for Broadway-Bound Paradise Square's Opening Number by Talaura Harms

The new musical begins performances in Chicago November 2 before arriving on Broadway in February.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:08PM

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