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Monday, June 20, 2022

POTUS Star Vanessa Williams Plays Town Hall June 20 by Andrew Gans

The evening is part of Seth Rudetsky's Broadway concert series, hosted and music-directed by Seth Rudetsky.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM

Brian Stokes Mitchell Offers Songs and Stories at Feinstein's/54 Below Starting June 20 by Andrew Gans

The Tony winner's engagement is part of the Tony Award-recognized Manhattan nightspot's Diamond Series.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Sunday, June 19, 2022

Broadway Bares Returns to San Francisco June 19 With FairyTales… Where Stripping Prevails by Andrew Gans

Proceeds support HIV services through The Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

Girl From the North Country Ends Broadway Run June 19 by Andrew Gans

The Conor McPherson-Bob Dylan musical was nominated for seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

Myles Frost, Jared Grimes, Alex Newell Are Part of Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth Concert June 19 in Times Square by Andrew Gans

The free event, hosted by James Monroe Iglehart, honors Tony winners Leslie Uggams and Ben Vereen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM
Friday, June 17, 2022

Listen to George Abud Sing 'Perfection' From New Musical Lempicka by Andrew Gans

The single features lyrics by Carson Kreitzer, music by Matt Gould, and orchestrations by Cian McCarthy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:18PM

Ted DeLong Named Interim Managing Director of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning Best Musical A Strange Loop played a pre-Broadway engagement at the D.C. venue in 2021.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:03PM

Watch Vanessa Williams, LaChanze, Andrew Rannells, James Monroe Iglehart, More Sing Showstoppers in 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center by Andrew Gans

Also, watch Frances Ruffelle reprise "On My Own," and Beth Leavel, Gavin Creel, and Betsy Wolfe travel down "Easy Street."

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM

Deaf Actor James Caverly is Harold Hill in Olney Theatre Center's The Music Man Starting June 17 by Andrew Gans

The production features a cast and creative team comprising Deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing artists.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Thursday, June 16, 2022

Touching the Void Premieres on BroadwayHD June 16 by Andrew Gans

Tom Morris directs David Greig's play, based on the best-selling memoir by Joe Simpson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:33PM

Aladdin's Telly Leung to Direct David Henry Hwang's Yellow Face for Theatre Raleigh by Andrew Gans

Performances of the 2007 work, inspired by the Miss Saigon casting controversy, will begin June 22 at the North Carolina venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

See Who's Joining Julian Ovenden, Gina Beck, Joanna Ampil in U.K. and Ireland South Pacific Tour by Andrew Gans

Tony nominee Daniel Evans directs the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:12PM

Timothy J. McClimon Named Executive Director of New York's Signature Theatre by Andrew Gans

McClimon will lead the Off-Broadway theatre company alongside Artistic Director Paige Evans.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:03AM

Christine Andreas, Crystal Joy, Brian Charles Rooney, More Set for Almost on Broadway Town Hall Concert by Andrew Gans

The Broadway by the Year series continues with an evening featuring tunes never heard on the Main Stem.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM

Checking In With… Dear Evan Hansen Star Talia Simone Robinson by Andrew Gans

"I hope to prove to aspiring young Black, Afro-Latina artists that they can take up space and shine in all parts of this industry."

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

The Orchard, Starring Mikhail Baryshnikov and Jessica Hecht, Opens Off-Broadway June 16 by Andrew Gans

Igor Golyak's adaptation of the Chekhov classic is also available virtually.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Broadway's Wicked Brings Back Live, In-Person Lottery for Summer 2022 by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical continues at the Gershwin Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:07PM

André De Shields, Christiane Noll, Maulik Pancholy, More to Help Come From Away Celebrate Breaking 105-Year-Old Record by Andrew Gans

The Tony-nominated musical plays a milestone performance June 15 at Broadway's Plymouth Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:24PM

Charlotte d'Amboise and Bianca Marroquín to Host 2022 Chita Rivera Awards by Andrew Gans

Presenters will include Tony winners Rivera, Ben Vereen, Wayne Cilento, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:24PM

TEDxBroadway Ten, Featuring Irene Gandy, Junior Mintt, Emanuel Azenberg, More, Now Available on Demand by Andrew Gans

The program celebrated its 10th anniversary May 17 with an event that asked, "What's the best Broadway can be?"

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:33PM

Watch Former President Obama Discuss DREAMers on ¡Americano! Stage by Andrew Gans

Tony Valdovinos, whose life is explored in the new Off-Broadway musical, was also part of the discussion at New World Stages.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

London's Heathers the Musical Welcomes New Cast Members by Andrew Gans

Kevin Murphy and Laurence O’Keefe's musical continues through September at the Other Palace.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Myles Frost, Jared Grimes, Alex Newell Set for Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth Times Square Concert by Andrew Gans

The free event, hosted by James Monroe Iglehart, will honor Tony winners Leslie Uggams and Ben Vereen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Edward James Hyland and Robert Cuccioli Will Star in Reading of Uncle Ted: Scenes From the McCarrick Report by Andrew Gans

Michael Parva will direct Dan Wackerman's new play to benefit SNAP, a support and advocacy organization for survivors of religious and institutional sexual abuse.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:42PM

Cast Set for World Premiere of Sarah Schulman's The Lady Hamlet by Andrew Gans

The gender-defying comedy will play the Provincetown Theater under the direction of David Drake.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:37PM

Theatre on Film and Tape's 2019 Interview With Angela Lansbury Will Stream by Andrew Gans

Charlotte Moore chatted with the stage and screen star, recipient of the 2022 Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:37PM

Watch a Sneak Peek of Multi-Floor, Interactive Museum of Broadway, Opening in November by Andrew Gans

A portion of all ticket sales for the Manhattan-based museum, set to highlight more than 500 productions, will benefit Broadway Cares.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:18AM
Monday, June 13, 2022

Tony Awards Ratings: Numbers Up Nearly 40% for 75th Annual Ceremony on CBS by Andrew Gans

CBS saw a dramatic increase in the ratings with its June 12 broadcast of the annual ceremony.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:48PM

Clyde's Tony Nominee Kara Young Will Star in Classical Theatre of Harlem's Twelfth Night by Andrew Gans

CTH Associate Artistic Director Carl Cofield will direct the free production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:48PM

Tony-Winning The Lehman Trilogy to Return to London in 2023 by Andrew Gans

The international hit production picked up five 2022 Tony Awards including Best Play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33PM

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