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Monday, October 21, 2019

‘The Who’s Tommy’ announces Broadway revival in 2021 by Caitlin Huston

“The Who’s Tommy” is returning to Broadway.  Directed by Des McAnuff, the original director of the rock opera, the revival plans to come to Broadway in 2021. This is the first Broadwa…

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‘Aladdin’ will launch a new tour in fall 2021 by Caitlin Huston

A newly configured tour of “Aladdin” will launch in fall 2021, Disney Theatrical Productions said Monday.  The new North American tour will add more cities and venues, which previously …

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Matt Doyle, Jennifer Simard and more join cast of ‘Company’ by Caitlin Huston

“Company” has announced additional cast members for the Broadway run this spring. Joining Katrina Lenk, playing Bobbie, and Patti LuPone as Joanne, are Matt Doyle as Jamie (known as Amy …

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‘Betrayal’ director Jamie Lloyd on his relationship with Harold Pinter by Caitlin Huston

Jamie Lloyd did not grow up seeing theater.  But, as the British director of “Betrayal” reflects on his childhood living on the southern coast of England, he sees the foundations of a l…

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Friday, October 18, 2019

‘Moulin Rouge!’ will stage a West End transfer in 2021 by Caitlin Huston

“Moulin Rouge!” will debut on the West End in 2021. The musical, which opened on Broadway on July 25, will play London’s Piccadilly Theatre in March 2021. This adds on to the already a…

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Matt Upshaw named as new CEO of Serino Coyne by Caitlin Huston

Matt Upshaw, currently a managing director at Serino Coyne, has been appointed chief executive of the ad agency.  He takes over the post from Angelo Desimini, who has held the role since 20…

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Jenn Colella to depart ‘Come From Away’ in November by Caitlin Huston

After five years with the production, Jenn Colella will play her final performance in “Come From Away” on Nov. 10. Playing the role of Captain Beverly Bass, among others, Colella is an o…

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‘SpongeBob Squarepants’ cast to reunite for filmed performance on Nickelodeon by Caitlin Huston

The Broadway cast of the “SpongeBob Squarepants” musical will reunite for a filmed version of the musical to air on Nickelodeon. The filmed performance, which will be performed in front …

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

‘Lempicka’ announces run at La Jolla Playhouse by Caitlin Huston

“Lempicka,” a new musical about the life of artist Tamara de Lempicka, will play the La Jolla Playhouse this spring. The musical, which premiered at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in …

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Actors’ Equity votes to approve new Broadway contract by Caitlin Huston

Actors’ Equity members have voted to approve a new production contract with the Broadway League, the actors’ union said Wednesday.  The two groups had reached a tentative agreement on t…

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‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ musical to open on Broadway this season by Caitlin Huston

“Mrs. Doubtfire” is coming to Broadway this season. The musical, based on the Twentieth Century Fox film, will play the Stephen Sondheim Theatre beginning March 9, 2020, with an opening …

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Maria Dizzia to helm two stops of ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ tour by Caitlin Huston

Maria Dizzia, a Tony Award nominee for “The Next Room, In the Next Room (or the Vibrator Play),” will star in the first two stops of the “What the Constitution Means to Me” tour. Diz…

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‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ breaks box office record for 9th time by Caitlin Huston

“To Kill a Mockingbird” has once more broken its box office record, reaching a gross of $2.24 million for the week ended Oct. 13.  This is the ninth time the production has broken its o…

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Broadway theaters to dim lights for Diahann Carroll by Caitlin Huston

Several Broadway theaters will dim their lights Wednesday in memory of actor Diahann Carroll. Carroll, a Tony Award winner and star of television shows “Julia” and “Dynasty,” passed …

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ revival planned for an international production by Caitlin Huston

Disney Theatrical’s revival of “Beauty and the Beast” will be an international production, according to a source familiar with the matter.  This production will be a retooled version …

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‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ announces second year of tour by Caitlin Huston

“The Play That Goes Wrong” is continuing its national tour into the 2019-2020 season. The tour will play more than 35 new cities, starting in Sioux Falls, SD on Oct. 18. The tour will al…

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‘Tina’ announces digital lottery ahead of first preview by Caitlin Huston

“Tina — The Tina Turner Musical” has launched a digital lottery for $45 tickets. The lottery, which is available through the Broadway Direct platform, will offer the chance to win same…

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Actors’ Equity gives ‘Head Over Heels’ diversity award by Caitlin Huston

Actors’ Equity presented “Head Over Heels” with the Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award for the 2018-2019 season. Now in its 12th year, the award is given to shows …

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‘Moulin Rouge!’ announces San Francisco stop on national tour by Caitlin Huston

“Moulin Rouge!” has added a new stop onto its North American tour. The musical will play the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco in the summer of 20201. This adds on to the previously annou…

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Helen Shaw named theater critic at New York and Vulture by Caitlin Huston

Helen Shaw will join New York magazine and its entertainment site Vulture as theater critic. Shaw, who was most recently a critic for Time Out New York and 4Columns.org, takes over the post …

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Al Roker returns to ‘Waitress’ on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

“Today” show weather anchor Al Roker will rejoin the cast of “Waitress” for the month of November. Roker will resume his role as Joe, which he first played in October of last year. R…

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Michael Jackson musical announces Broadway run by Caitlin Huston

The Michael Jackson musical, entitled “MJ The Musical,” announced Thursday that it will come to Broadway this summer. The musical will play the Neil Simon Theatre beginning July 6, 2020,…

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‘Slave Play’ announces two-week extension by Caitlin Huston

“Slave Play” will extend an additional two weeks on Broadway, the producers announced Thursday.  The Jeremy O. Harris play, which opened at the Golden Theatre on Oct. 6, will now run th…

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

‘Come From Away’ will launch a production in China by Caitlin Huston

“Come From Away” will open a new production in China in 2020, the musical’s first production in a non-English speaking country.  The production will be a tour beginning at SAIC-Shangh…

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‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ releases new trailer by Caitlin Huston

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” released a new trailer Wednesday, as part of a new advertising campaign for the Broadway show and an expansion to other productions worldwide.  The p…

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Courtney Reed to step back into ‘Aladdin’ for short run by Caitlin Huston

Courtney Reed, who originated the role of Princess Jasmine on Broadway, will step back in to play the role from Oct. 16 through Oct. 27. Arielle Jacobs who currently plays the role, will ret…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Joe Mantello to receive ‘Mr. Abbott’ award from SDCF by Caitlin Huston

Director Joe Mantello will receive the “Mr. Abbott” Award for lifetime achievement from the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation.  The award, given to a Broadway director or ch…

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Inside the decision to screen Netflix’s ‘The Irishman’ on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Netflix is taking one of its films to Broadway, as it vies for Oscar consideration amid tensions with major movie theater operators.  The streaming service will be screening “The Irishman…

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Monday, October 7, 2019

‘A Christmas Carol’ sets cast for Broadway engagement by Caitlin Huston

Andrea Martin and LaChanze will join the cast of “A Christmas Carol” on Broadway , the production announced Monday. Martin will play the Ghost of Christmas Past and LaChanze will play th…

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‘The Irishman’ film to be screened on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Martin Scorsese’s film “The Irishman” will be screened at the Belasco Theatre on Broadway for one month. The film, starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci, will be screened at…

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Michael Jackson musical changes its title by Caitlin Huston

The Michael Jackson musical has changed its title ahead of an expected Broadway run. Formerly known as “Don’t Stop ‘Till You Get Enough,” the bio-musical has been renamed “MJ.” T…

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