Thursday, June 6, 2024

August Wilson's JITNEY Finally Arrives on Broadway; Inside Opening Night! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocea…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:06PM
Thursday, May 30, 2024

Samuel L. Jackson, John David Washington, Danielle Brooks & More at THE PIANO LESSON First Preview by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: The first-ever performance of the Broadway revival of August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson is now in previews at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Get a first look at …

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:48AM
Thursday, March 21, 2024

‘The Piano Lesson’ recoups by Michael Abourizk

The revival of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play closed in January 2023.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 05:08PM
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

2022 Broadway Revival of The Piano Lesson Announces Recoupment by Meg Masseron

The production, directed by LaTanya Richardson Jackson, was Tony-nominated for Best Revival of a Play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

THE PIANO LESSON Broadway Revival Officially Recoups

The Broadway revival of August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson which concluded its Broadway engagement on January 29, 2023, has officially recouped its investment.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:02PM
Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Onstage Atlanta – The Piano Lesson  by Jk Clarke

Theater Review by Jeffrey Bruce . . . . One of our most esteemed twentieth-century playwrights, August Wilson, won a Pulitzer Prize and many other accolades for his play The Piano Lesson, an…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 03:30AM
Thursday, February 1, 2024

April Matthis, Susan Pourfar and More Join Rachel McAdams on Broadway in Mary Jane by Darryn King

The complete cast is set for Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Mary Jane, starring Rachel McAdams in her Broadway debut. Directed by Anne Kauffman, the show begins performances…

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Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Gabby Beans, Carmen M. Herlihy, April Matthis & Taylor Schilling Set for Buzzy Premiere of The Apiary at Second Stage by Darryn King

Tony nomineee Gabby Beans, Carmen M. Herlihy, April Matthis and Orange is the New Black’s Taylor Schilling will star in the world premiere of The Apiary off-Broadway. The new comedy, wr…

SOURCE: at 04:02PM
Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Musical Adaptation Of Acclaimed Novel ‘Long Way Down’ Among Projects Slated For New Production Company Edgewood Entertainment by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Broadway producer Dale A. Mott (A Strange Loop, The Piano Lesson, Thoughts of a Colored Man) and real estate investor/philanthropist Charles D. Urstadt have formed Edgewood Entert…

SOURCE: Deadline at 08:00AM
Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Shirine Babb to Take Over as Doctor in A Beautiful Noise by Ruthie Fierberg

Shirine Babb will join the cast of A Beautiful Noise beginning on September 22. Babb will assume the role of Doctor, a therapist character originated by Linda Powell, who will play her final…

SOURCE: at 12:37PM

Exclusive: Shirine Babb to take over as ‘Doctor’ in ‘A Beautiful Noise’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The actor most recently appeared in the company of “The Piano Lesson.”

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 06:55AM
Saturday, June 10, 2023

WHAT’S IN A NAME? by Ron Fassler

June 10, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler Between 41st and 66th streets there are forty-two legit Broadway theatres (this includes the Palace, currently under renovation an…

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Saturday, June 3, 2023

Tony Predictions, Because, Why Not? by Sandra Mardenfeld

Well, it is that time of year again. The 76th Tony Awards will recognize theatrical achievements on Broadway for the 2022-23 season. Who will win? Below are Show Showdown's guesses. Clip fr…

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 12:32AM
Thursday, June 1, 2023

THE PIANO LESSON Film Adds Gail Bean, Malik J. Ali, Jerrika Hinton & More

Malik J. Ali, Gail Bean, Jerrika Hinton, Stephan James, Jay Peterson, and Matrell Smith have joined the cast of The Piano Lesson film. They join Samuel L. Jackson, John David Washington, …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:02PM
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

2023 Drama Desk Award Winners: Some Like It Hot, Leopoldstadt, Life of Pi by New York Theater

Some Like It Hot won Outstanding Musical and seven other awards, Leopoldstadt won Outstanding Play at  67th Annual Drama Desk Awards, announced this morning. The Piano Lesson and Parade won…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 11:31AM
Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Erykah Badu Joins THE PIANO LESSON Film Adaptation For Musical Cameo

Erykah Badu has joined Netflix's upcoming film adaptation of The Piano Lesson. Badu will make a cameo for musical performances in the new feature. She will join Samuel L. Jackson, John Dav…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:32PM
Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Into the Woods Tops Audience Choice Award Winners by

Every year since launched in 2000, we have asked you to pick your favorites of the season in the annual Audience Choice Awards. The results are in, and Into the Wo…

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Tuesday, May 16, 2023

2023 Outer Critics Circle Winners Announced: Some Like it Hot, Leopoldstadt Lead Honors by Lauren Yarger

Joshua Satine in Leopoldstadt. Photo: Joan Marcus The cast of Some Like it Hot. Photo: Marc J. Franklin The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York…

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Saturday, May 6, 2023

Reveling in the 2022-23 Awards Season by Jan Simpson

And so it’s begun. The last show of Broadway’s 2022-23 season—a revival of The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window,Lorraine Hansberry’s 1964 meditation on white allyship—opened on …

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 08:48AM
Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Ben Platt, Jessica Chastain, Samuel L. Jackson And More React To 2023 Tony Award Nominations by Greg Evans

Refresh for updates: Tony Award nominees were celebrating today, with the stars, producers and creative teams of Parade, Kimberly Akimbo, Shucked and The Piano Lesson among those reacting to…

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:20PM
Saturday, April 29, 2023

Danielle Brooks Wants Broadway to Be For Everyone, Onstage and Off by Logan Culwell-Block

The Piano Lesson and Color Purple star is using her multi-hyphenate career as a producer-actor to make theatre more equitable.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM
Friday, April 28, 2023

Danielle Brooks Says Broadway Needs to Be More Welcoming to Audiences of Color by Logan Culwell-Block

The Piano Lesson and Color Purple star is using her multi-hyphenate career as a producer-actor to make theatre more equitable.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

Tony Predictions 2023: ‘Some Like It Hot’ and ‘The Piano Lesson’ Among Broadway Contenders Seeking Recognition by Clayton Davis

Variety Awards Circuit section is the home for all awards news and related content throughout the year, featuring the following: the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars, Emmys, Gr…

SOURCE: Variety at 02:15PM

Shucked Leads Drama Desk Nominations by Caitlin Hornik

Nominees have been announced for the 2023 Drama Desk Awards, honoring artistic excellence on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway. Winners will be announced the week of May 29. The 6…

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Thursday, April 27, 2023

Drama Desk 2022-2023 Nominations by Sandi Durell

Shows With Multiple Nominations: Shucked: 12 – Some Like it Hot: 8 – Into the Woods: 6 – New York, New York: 6 – Life of Pi: 5 – Love: 5 –Merrily We Roll Along: 5 – Ohio…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 02:11PM


The hit Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson is featured in the latest episode of “Working in the Theatre” with director LaTanya Richardson Jackson and set designer Beowu…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:24AM

2023 Outer Critics Circle Nominations Announced by Lauren Yarger

Broadway musical New York, New York leads the pack with twelve nominations, followed by Some Like It Hot with ten nods. Downstate and Leopoldstadt lead the plays, with six nominations each. …

SOURCE: at 07:20AM
Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Working in the Theatre: Direction and Design - The Piano Lesson by American Theatre Wing

The partnership between the director and the designers of a play is crucial for the life and success of a run. This is especially true when your set takes on major characterizations, surrou…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:18PM
Friday, April 14, 2023
Thursday, April 13, 2023

Samuel L. Jackson and John David Washington to Reprise Roles for The Piano Lesson Film by Leah Putnam

Netflix is producing the screen adaptation with stars from this season's Broadway revival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:32PM

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