Monday, January 30, 2023

Photos: THE PIANO LESSON Cast Takes Final Bows On Broadway

The Piano Lesson played its final Broadway performance on January 29, 2023. BroadwayWorld was there to see the cast take their final bows, and you can check out photos here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:22AM
Sunday, January 29, 2023

Curtain Falls on The Piano Lesson for a Final Time January 29 by Leah Putnam

The revival's titular instrument prepares for its next role at The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Thursday, January 26, 2023

‘The Piano Lesson’ to be filmed for Lincoln Center Theatre on Film and Tape Archives by Caitlin Hornik

Producers Brian Anthony Moreland, Sonia Friedman, Tom Kirdahy, Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker have announced that the Jan. 26 performance of “The Piano Lesson” will be filmed for the Linc…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 07:21PM

Trai Byers Returns to The Piano Lesson for One-Night-Only January 26 by Leah Putnam

Reprising his role as Avery, Byers joins the cast for a special filming of the revival for the Lincoln Center Theatre on Film and Tape Archives.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

THE PIANO LESSON to be Filmed for the Lincoln Center Theatre on Film and Tape Archives

The Broadway revival of August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson will be filmed for the Lincoln Center Theatre on Film and Tape Archives. See how to purchase tickets to The Piano Lesson, and more!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:28PM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Broadway Grosses: The Phantom of the Opera Welcomes 20 Millionth Guest by Caitlin Moynihan

Audiences have been flocking to the Majestic Theatre to say goodbye to The Phantom of the Opera before its final performance on April 16, and this week Broadway's longest running show welco…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:42AM

Prop piano from Broadway’s ‘Piano Lesson’ to land in Smithsonian museum by Caitlin Hornik

The prop piano at the center of the current Broadway revival of August Wilson’s “The Piano Lesson” will be donated to The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History an…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:40AM
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

This Broadway piano isn’t just a prop. It’s a piece of Black history. by Peter Marks

The upright piano in the Broadway revival of August Wilson’s “The Piano Lesson” is being donated to the Smithsonian.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 08:42PM

The Piano Lesson's Star Instrument to Take Up Residency at The Smithsonian by Leah Putnam

The prop will be donated to The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture after the Broadway revival completes its run.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:02PM

Prop Piano in THE PIANO LESSON on Broadway to be Donated to The Smithsonian

The titular prop piano in the hit Broadway revival of August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson will be donated to The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture af…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:50PM
Friday, January 20, 2023

Meet the Understudies Who Keep The Piano Lesson Playing by Talaura Harms

"Understudying ain't for the weak of heart, man."

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:54PM

Photos: Oprah Winfrey, Billy Porter, Anne Hathaway, and More Visit THE PIANO LESSON

The Piano Lesson on Broadway has seen several notable guests, including Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King, Billy Porter, Anne Hathaway, and more! BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture photos of the g…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:44AM
Thursday, January 19, 2023

How to get last-minute tickets for ‘The Piano Lesson’ with Samuel L. Jackson by Matt Levy

Samuel L. Jackson, John David Washington and Danielle Brooks star in August Wilson's "The Piano Lesson" at New York City's Barrymore Theatre on Broadway up until Jan. 29. We found tickets fo…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 01:56PM
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

John David Washington Talks About His Connection To ‘The Piano Lesson’, Differences He Discovered Between Film And Theater, And His Upcoming Proje by Valerie Complex

On my way down to Tribeca to meet actor John David Washington for lunch, I had a lot of questions swirling in my head that made me nervous about our encounter. I am meeting a man who comes f…

SOURCE: Deadline at 02:55PM

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning A Strange Loop Breaks Record in Final Week on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning musical A Strange Loop played its final performance at the Lyceum Theatre on January 15. The show reached 99.31 percent capacity and gros…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:24AM
Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Photos: Phylicia Rashad Leads Playbill's Post-Show Talkback at Broadway's The Piano Lesson by Logan Culwell-Block

The two-time Tony winner moderated the chat with Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, John David Washington, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM
Sunday, January 15, 2023

This Week on Broadway for January 15, 2023: Broadway Spring Preview by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Asi Wind’s Inner Circle @ The Judson Theatre, The Piano Lesson, Last of the Red Hot Lovers @ Walnut Street Theatre, and wha…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Thursday, January 12, 2023

Video: Obie Award Winner April Matthis Gives Us the Inside Scoop on THE PIANO LESSON

Jason A. Coombs and Samantha Tuozzolo are back with Obie Award winner April Matthis, who is making her Broadway debut as ‘Grace’ in August Wilson’s “The Piano Lesson” gives us the …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:00PM
Monday, January 9, 2023

Samuel L. Jackson & La Tanya Richardson, 1994 Edition by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Note: Sam Jackson is wearing a hat for the Birmingham Black Barons, a Negro League team that played 1920-1960.  Tonight I'm headed to the TCG "Our Stories" Gala honoring Samuel L. Jackson …

SOURCE: The Wicked Stage at 07:54PM

The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 1/7/23 - Lorna Courtney, Samuel L. Jackson and More by Broadway.com

Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station. Featured this week: - & JULIET puts a pop music spin on Shake…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:36AM

Review: Samuel L. Jackson, John David Washington, Danielle Brooks Turn in a Resounding Version of “The Piano Lesson” by Roger Friedman

I’m sorry it took so long for me to get to LaTanya Richardson Jackson‘s “The Piano Lesson.” Now that I’ve seen her

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 02:42AM

TCG Gala Honors The Piano Lesson's Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson Jackson January 9 by Andrew Gans

The evening also features performances by Tony winner Lillias White, Sidney DuPont, and Alex Newell.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Friday, January 6, 2023

Photos: Robert De Niro, Lucy Liu & More Stars Attend THE PIANO LESSON

See photos of Robert De Niro, Lucy Liu and many more stars attending The Piano Lesson on Broadway!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:37PM

Alex Newell, Lillias White, Sidney DuPont to Perform at 2023 TCG Gala by Meg Masseron

The Theatre Communications Group event will honor The Piano Lesson's Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson Jackson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM
Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Hear from Lorna Courtney, Nathan Lane, Samuel L. Jackson & More on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy winner Fadal, this episode will air in New York City o…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:32PM

VIDEO: Danielle Brooks Tried to Get Her Daughter In THE COLOR PURPLE Movie Musical

Danielle Brooks appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers last night to discuss starring in The Piano Lesson and filming the movie musical adaptation of The Color Purple. During the interview,…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:21AM
Tuesday, January 3, 2023

THE PIANO LESSON Becomes Highest Grossing August Wilson Play on Broadway in History

The Broadway revival of August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson has officially become the highest grossing Wilson play on Broadway in history.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:57PM

Trai Byers to depart ‘The Piano Lesson’ on Jan. 15 by Caitlin Hornik

With its limited run about to begin a brief two-week extension, producers of Broadway’s “The Piano Lesson” have announced casting changes. Trai Byers will play his final performance as…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:52PM

Trai Byers to Depart Broadway's The Piano Lesson by Leah Putnam

Understudy Charles Browning will take over for the revival's final weeks.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:48PM

Trai Byers to Play Final Performance in THE PIANO LESSON This Month

Casting changes have been announced through the end of the extended run of The Piano Lesson on Broadway, which concludes on January 29, 2023. See how to purchase tickets and more.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:16PM

Theater News by Sandi Durell

Broadway will look dark in the next couple of months as many shows are set to close between January and February: 1776, Almost Famous, Bettlejuice, Into The Woods, A Strange Loop, Death of a…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 10:24AM

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