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Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Nicholas Edwards Joins Tour of Disney's Frozen by Andrew Gans

The touring production also welcomes the return of Avelyn Lena Choi and Norah Nunes.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM
Monday, April 1, 2024

Jordan Fisher Begins Temporary Leave of Absence From Broadway's Hadestown April 1 by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning musical continues at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM

Megan Sikora Is Ethel Merman in Reading of Merman Musical April 1 by Andrew Gans

Richard Sabellico directs the invitation-only reading with musical direction by Jon Delfin.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Friday, March 29, 2024

Photos: A Beautiful Noise Star Robyn Hurder Is Velma Kelly in Broadway's Chicago by Andrew Gans

The long-running, Tony-winning revival continues at the Ambassador Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:02PM

Photos: Go Inside the London Premiere of MJ the Musical, Starring Tony Winner Myles Frost by Andrew Gans

Prince Jackson, Paris Jackson, Bigi Jackson, and more attended the opening at the Prince Edward Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:06PM

Classic Stage Postpones LaChanze-Directed Wine in the Wilderness by Andrew Gans

The Alice Childress play was originally scheduled for this spring.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:18AM

Set/Costume Designer David Zinn Is Doing 4 Broadway Shows at Once by Andrew Gans

The two-time Tony winner is working on The Notebook, An Enemy of the People, Stereophonic, and Mother Play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:18AM

Video: Watch Len Cariou and Chip Zien Find Love in Cabaret's 'It Couldn't Please Me More' at Broadway Backwards by Andrew Gans

The March 11 concert evening benefited Broadway Cares and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

Andrea McArdle Offers Confessions of a Broadway Baby Beginning March 29 at 54 Below by Andrew Gans

The March 30 performance with the Annie star will also be live streamed.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Thursday, March 28, 2024

Photos: Get a 1st Look at Jon Jon Briones and Daughter Isa Briones in Broadway's Hadestown by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning musical continues at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:04PM

See Who's Starring in Claudio Macor's The Tailor-Made Man in London by Andrew Gans

The production will be the inaugural play at the new Stage Door Theatre in Drury Lane.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:15PM

Video: Watch Highlights of London Cabaret, Featuring Cara Delevingne and Luke Treadaway by Andrew Gans

Michael Ahomka-Lindsay also joined the cast of the hit West End revival earlier this month at the Kit Kat Club.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM

Check Out the Playbill Cover for 10th Broadway Anniversary of Disney's Aladdin by Andrew Gans

Audiences at the New Amsterdam are currently receiving a commemorative, limited edition Playbill, also available in the Playbill Store.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:59PM

Bianca Marroquín and NaTasha Yvette Williams Set Return to Broadway's Chicago by Andrew Gans

The long-running, Tony-winning revival continues at the Ambassador Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:35AM

Disney's Aladdin Celebrates a Decade on Broadway With Special Performance March 28 by Andrew Gans

Audience members at the New Amsterdam Theatre will receive a commemorative, limited edition Playbill.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM

Betty Buckley, Matthew Morrison, Alex Joseph Grayson, Liz Callaway Celebrate Sondheim and Lloyd Webber March 28 by Andrew Gans

The concert at the California venue honors the birthdays of composers Andrew Lloyd Webber and the late Stephen Sondheim.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM

RuPaul’s Drag Race Star Peppermint Hosts Sing-Along Performance at Off-Broadway's Titanìque March 28 by Andrew Gans

The hit send-up of the blockbuster film Titanic continues at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Faith Prince, Krysta Rodriguez, James Caverly, More Will Honor Nathan Lane at Signature's Sondheim Award Gala by Andrew Gans

Susan Stroman will also offer remarks at the upcoming gala evening.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:11PM

Following Off-Broadway Run, Eddie Izzard's Solo Hamlet Will Play Chicago and London by Andrew Gans

Selena Cadell directs Mark Izzard's adaptation of the Shakespeare classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:51PM

Cast Complete for West End Return of People, Places and Things, Starring Olivier Winner Denise Gough by Andrew Gans

Jeremy Herrin will again direct Duncan Macmillan's celebrated addiction drama.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:27PM

Check Out the Cast for London Return of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Starlight Express by Andrew Gans

Luke Sheppard will direct the production at the specially designed Starlight Auditorium.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM

London Premiere of MJ the Musical, Starring Tony Winner Myles Frost, Opens March 27 by Andrew Gans

The hit musical plays the Prince Edward Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Broadway Grosses Analysis: Box-Office Totals Climb for Newcomers and Long Runners by Andrew Gans

Of the 26 currently running Broadway productions, 21 played to over 90% capacity crowds for the week ending March 24.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

BD Wong, Rosalind Chao, Tony Shalhoub, Shohreh Aghdashloo to Star in Off-Broadway's What Became of Us by Andrew Gans

Jennifer Chang will direct Atlantic Theater Company's world premiere of Shayan Lofti's play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:02PM

Cast Complete for Regent's Park Twelfth Night, With Songs by Sam Kenyon by Andrew Gans

Owen Horsley will direct Shakespeare’s comedy of mistaken identities at the London venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18PM

Cast Set for Reading of The Art of Life, About 5 Women in New York by Andrew Gans

Abbey O’Brien will direct the new play from Richie Abanes.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:02AM

Original Cast Member Ricky Rojas Returns to Broadway's Moulin Rouge! The Musical March 26 by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning hit continues at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36AM

A Beautiful Noise Star Robyn Hurder Returns to Broadway's Chicago March 26 by Andrew Gans

The long-running, Tony-winning revival continues at the Ambassador Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36AM
Monday, March 25, 2024

J. Harrison Ghee, Tom Hewitt, Sierra Boggess Will Star in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Musical by Andrew Gans

Rob Ashford will direct the Jason Robert Brown and Taylor Mac musical at Chicago's Goodman Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06PM

Theatre Photography of Joan Marcus and Carol Rosegg Will Be Celebrated in New Exhibit by Andrew Gans

The New York Public Library exhibit will feature photos of such Broadway hits as Hamilton, Les Misérables, The Lion King, Avenue Q, Wicked, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06PM

Megan Sikora Will Be Ethel Merman in Reading of Merman Musical by Andrew Gans

Richard Sabellico will direct the invitation-only reading with musical direction by Jon Delfin.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:54PM

All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards