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Friday, April 23, 2021

The Woman in Black to Resume Performances in the West End by Caitlin Moynihan

The West End’s second longest-running play is coming home. Stephen Mallatratt’s adaptation of Susan Hill’s The Woman in Black, directed by Robin Herford, will welcome audiences once ag…

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Thursday, April 22, 2021

Martin Scorsese & Sing Street's John Carney Ready Gershwin-Inspired Movie Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

Hollywood heavyweights Martin Scorsese and Irwin Winkler are set to produce a new movie musical inspired by composer George Gershwin, according to Variety. Fascinating Rhythm, named for the…

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Raúl Esparza, Alice Ripley, Carmen Cusack & More Star in The Waves in Quarantine by Caitlin Moynihan

A star-studded cast has been announced for The Waves in Quarantine, a new musical film project featuring six short films inspired by Virginia Woolf’s The Waves. Conceived by Raúl Esparza…

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Broadway Couple Patti Murin and Colin Donnell to Star in Hallmark's To Catch a Spy by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway couple Patti Murin and Colin Donnell will star in a new Hallmark mystery movie this year, according to Entertainment Tonight. To Catch a Spy will premiere on June 20 on Hallmark Mov…

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Antoine Fuqua to Direct and Produce Film Adaptation of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Caitlin Moynihan

Antoine Fuqua, known for directing movies Training Day and Magnificent Seven, is bringing a fresh adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof to the big screen, according toVar…

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Odds & Ends: BC/EFA Raises Big Bucks with Starry Red Bucket Match-Up Campaign & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Aaron Tveit & More Raise $1,919,254 for BC/EFA Red Bucket Match-Up The first Red Bucket Match-Up, an online fundraising…

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Legendary Songwriter Jim Steinman, Famous for Bat Out of Hell and More, Dies at 73 by Caitlin Moynihan

Legendary songwriter Jim Steinman, a master at creating hit power ballads, died on April 20, according to Variety. The Grammy winner, famous for writing and producing Meat Loaf's 1977 debut…

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Broadway's Andrew Rannells and Daniel Breaker Join Cast of Girls5eva by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony nominees Andrew Rannells and Daniel Breaker have joined the cast of the musical comedy series Girls5eva. They join a lineup that includes Renée Elise Goldsberry, Sara Bareilles, Ashle…

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Anthony Powell, Oscar and Tony-Winning Costume Designer, Dead at 85 by Caitlin Moynihan

Anthony Powell, an Oscar and Tony-winning costume designer known for creating the now-iconic look of Broadway's Norma Desmond and Hollywood'sIndiana Jones, died on April 18. He was 85. The …

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Immersive Theatrical Version of The Great Gatsby to Play New York City by Caitlin Moynihan

An immersive theatrical experience of The Great Gatsby will make its North American debut in New York City this fall. The show is created and directed by Alexander Wright. The New York venue…

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Monday, April 19, 2021

Watch Tony Winner Beth Leavel Belt Out the Boozy New Tune 'Classy Time' by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winner Beth Leavel is getting a little tipsy and singing along with her Tony Award thanks to the new song "Classy Time." Written by Danny Feldman, the number takes viewers through a day…

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John Cameron Mitchell to Star Opposite Kate McKinnon in Joe Exotic Limited Series by Caitlin Moynihan

Hey, all you cool cats and kittens! Tony winner John Cameron Mitchell is set to star as Joe Exotic in an upcoming limited series, according to Variety. Based on the Wondery Podcast of the sa…

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Tony-Nominated Musical Jagged Little Pill to Premiere in Australia This Year by Caitlin Moynihan

The Tony-nominated musical Jagged Little Pill, which features the songs of Alanis Morissette, will premiere in Australia later this year at the Theatre Royal in Sydney. Morissette announced …

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Friday, April 16, 2021

In the Heights Will Open the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival by Caitlin Moynihan

It's almost time for the lights to go up on In the Heights, the highly-anticipated movie adaptation of the Tony-winning musical of the same name by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hu…

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Broadway-Bound Shout Sister Shout, a Bio-Musical of Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Announces Creative Team by Caitlin Moynihan

A new bio-musical about the life of the  “Godmother of Rock ’n’ Roll” Sister Rosetta Tharpe is Broadway-bound! Shout Sister Shout will feature a book by Cheryl L. West with directi…

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tina, Slave Play & A Soldier's Play Casting Directors Among 2021 Artios Award Winners by Caitlin Moynihan

A talented group of Broadway casting directors were recognized for their work at the Casting Society of America's 36th Annual Artios Awards on April 15. This marked the organization's first …

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Come From Away to Return to the West End in July by Caitlin Moynihan

London audiences will be welcomed back to the rock this summer! The Olivier-winning musical Come From Away has announced it will return to the West End's Phoenix Theatre beginning July 22. A…

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie to Make North American Debut at L.A.’s Ahmanson Theatre in 2022 by Caitlin Moynihan

It's time to step into the spotlight! Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the Olivier-nominated West End musical based on the true story of a teenage boy who wants to wear a dress to his high s…

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Monday, April 12, 2021

Broadway & Sopranos Star Joseph Siravo Dead at 66 by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway alum and screen star Joseph Siravo died on April 11 at the age of 66. According to Variety, the actor had suffered from colon cancer.  Born in New York City and raised in Washingt…

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The Last Five Years to Transfer to the West End This September by Caitlin Moynihan

U.K. audiences are going to be able to spend a summer in Ohio because the London production of Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years is transfering to the West End! The award-winning musi…

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Friday, April 9, 2021

Dreaming of a Third Mamma Mia! Movie? So is Cher! by Caitlin Moynihan

Cher is ready to become a dancing queen again! According to The Daily Mail, the legendary star spoke to Judy Craymer, the Mamma Mia! film and stage producer, about the prospect of a third …

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The Boys in the Band Film Wins at the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards by Caitlin Moynihan

Let's hear it for the boys! Netflix's movie adaptation of Mart Crowley's groundbreaking 1968 drama The Boys in the Band received the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Film - Limited Release …

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Alexandra Burke to Play the Narrator in the West End's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat by Caitlin Moynihan

Any dream will do for Alexandra Burke who has joined the cast of the West End revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Burke will star as the Narrator in the production, whic…

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West End Revival of Constellations to Feature Four Pairs of Stars by Caitlin Moynihan

Nick Payne's Constellations is returning to the West End stage, but this time with a twist. Four different casts will take turns starring in the two-person drama for its run at the Vaudevill…

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Tony and Olivier Nominee Paul Ritter Dead at 54 by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony and Olivier-nominated actor Paul Ritter died away on April 5, according to Variety. Ritter passed away in his home with family by his side after suffering from a brain tumor. He was 54.…

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Monday, April 5, 2021

Two-Time Tony Nominee William 'Biff' McGuire Dies at 94 by Caitlin Moynihan

Two-time Tony-nominated actor William "Biff" McGuire, who appeared in over 20 Broadway productions, including the original cast of South Pacific, has died. He was 94. Seattle Rep, a theate…

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Friday, April 2, 2021

Armie Hammer Exits the Cast of Broadway's The Minutes by Caitlin Moynihan

Armie Hammer will no longer appear in Tracy Letts' Pulitzer-finalist drama The Minutes. Hammer was seen in the original Broadway cast playing the role of Mr. Peel during the show's previews…

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Broadway-Bound Soul Train to Premiere at American Conservatory Theater in Fall 2022 by Caitlin Moynihan

It's time to boogie! Soul Train, a new musical based on Don Cornelius' landmark TV show, will have its world premiere at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater next year. The show wil…

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Watch Anthony Ramos' New Music Video Featuring His In The Heights Co-Star Melissa Barrera by Caitlin Moynihan

Hamilton original cast member Anthony Ramos is keeping it in the neighborhood for the new music video for his song "Say Less" by enlisting his In the Heights co-star Melissa Barrera. The duo…

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Broadway-Bound Soul Train to Premiere at American Conservatory Theater This Fall by Caitlin Moynihan

It's time to boogie! Soul Train, a new musical based on Don Cornelius' landmark TV show, will have its world premiere at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater. The show will run from…

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Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap Will Return to the West End on May 17 by Caitlin Moynihan

The game is afoot! Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap will resume performances at the West End's St. Martin’s Theatre on May, 17. The play was previously suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemi…

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All that Chat

Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre