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Tuesday, March 22, 2022

New York Pops Birthday Gala to Honor Kristen and Bobby Lopez by Matthew Wexler

Kristen Bell, Caissie Levy and Betsy Wolfe are among the stars scheduled to appear at the New York Pops 39th Birthday Gala honoring Kristen and Bobby Lopez. The post New York Pops Birthday G…

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Monday, March 21, 2022

‘MJ’ to Moonwalk Across North America in New National Tour by Matthew Wexler

The producers of "MJ," the Michael Jackson musical, have announces a North American tour to launch in Chicago beginning July 15, 2023. The post ‘MJ’ to Moonwalk Across North America in …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 03:12PM
Friday, March 18, 2022

Plentiful Persephones: Jewelle Blackman Latest to Step Into ‘Hadestown’ Role by Matthew Wexler

Jewelle Blackman steps into the role of Persephone full-time in the Broadway company of 'Hadestown' beginning April 5. The post Plentiful Persephones: Jewelle Blackman Latest to Step Into …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:18PM
Thursday, March 17, 2022

Broadway-Bound ‘Bob Fosse’s Dancin’ Announces Cast by Matthew Wexler

A new production of a musical revue originally directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse will bow in San Diego before heading to Broadway. The post Broadway-Bound ‘Bob Fosse’s Dancin’ An…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 07:12PM
Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Daniel Radcliffe to Star in ‘Merrily We Roll Along’ Revival by Matthew Wexler

Daniel Radcliffe will star in New York Theatre Workshop's revival of 'Merrily We Roll Along,' directed by Maria Friedman. The post Daniel Radcliffe to Star in ‘Merrily We Roll Along’ Re…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 10:18AM
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

‘A Song of Songs’ Offers a Mystical Meditation on Love and Grief by Matthew Wexler

The Bushwick Star presents Agnes Borinsky's theatrical ritual 'A Song of Songs,' now playing at El Puente in Williamsburg. The post ‘A Song of Songs’ Offers a Mystical Meditation on Love…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:42AM
Friday, March 11, 2022

The Meadowlark Returns: An Accomplished Revival of ‘The Baker’s Wife’ Opens Off-Broadway by Matthew Wexler

Stephen Schwartz's seldom-produced musical 'The Baker's Wife' gets an assured revival Off-Broadway, now playing at Theatre Row. The post The Meadowlark Returns: An Accomplished Revival of …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 03:03PM
Thursday, March 10, 2022

Off-Broadway Review: ‘Coal Country’ by Matthew Wexler

Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's documentary play 'Coal Country' featuring music by Steve Earle returns after its initial run at The Public Theater. The post Off-Broadway Review: ‘Coal Coun…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 10:33PM
Wednesday, March 9, 2022

First Look: The Harvey Fierstein Theatre Lab by Matthew Wexler

David Rockwell and the LAB at Rockwell Group have been chosen to design the new Harvey Fierstein Theatre Lab at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. The post First Look: The …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 08:12AM
Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Casting Announced for Off-Broadway Run of ‘The Bedwetter’ by Matthew Wexler

Caissie Levy and Bebe Neuwirth star in 'The Bedwetter,' a new musical based on Sarah Silverman's memoir, coming to the Atlantic Theater on April 30. The post Casting Announced for Off-Broadw…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 08:18AM
Monday, March 7, 2022

Last Chance: ‘Sandblasted’ Off-Broadway at The Vineyard by Matthew Wexler

Charly Evon Simpson's "Sandblasted" plays its final week of performances at The Vineyard Theatre. The post Last Chance: ‘Sandblasted’ Off-Broadway at The Vineyard appeared first on The …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:42PM
Friday, March 4, 2022

Broadway Cares will Donate $300,000 to Aid Ukraine by Matthew Wexler

Broadway Cares will donate a total of $300,000 in emergency grants to Global Giving’s Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund, the International Rescue Committee, and Project HOPE. The post Broadwa…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:36AM
Thursday, March 3, 2022

‘The Book of Mormon’ Announces New National Tour by Matthew Wexler

The Tony Award-winning musical will begin a national tour this fall, stopping in 48 cities, 25 of which will be hosting the show for the first time. The post ‘The Book of Mormon’ Announc…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:37PM
Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Spencer Day Puts Jazz Spin on New Album ‘Broadway by Day’ by Matthew Wexler

Recording artist Spencer Day puts a unique spin on favorite Broadway melodies, including songs from "A Chorus Line," "Evita" and more. The post Spencer Day Puts Jazz Spin on New Album ‘Bro…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:36AM
Monday, February 28, 2022

Three to See: New Plays to Experience this March by Matthew Wexler

"The Space Between Us," "Bruise & Thorne," and "Lemon Girls or Art for the Artless" are three new plays to catch in March. The post Three to See: New Plays to Experience this March appea…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 10:33AM
Friday, February 25, 2022

Tina Burner Hits the Road with New Cabaret Show and Album by Matthew Wexler

"RuPaul's Drag Race" alum Tina Burner hits the road with a new show and album, "Mix Queen: A Relationship Mixtape," with shows scheduled through March 30. The post Tina Burner Hits the Road …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:42AM
Thursday, February 24, 2022

First Look: ‘Chasing Andy Warhol’ by Matthew Wexler

Bated Breath Theatre Company has released photos from its forthcoming immersive production of "Chasing Andy Warhol." The post First Look: ‘Chasing Andy Warhol’ appeared first on The Broa…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 04:06PM
Wednesday, February 23, 2022

‘The Neil Diamond Musical: A Beautiful Noise’ Announces World Premiere by Matthew Wexler

Producers of "The Neil Diamond Musical: A Beautiful Noise" have announced that tickets will go on sale on March 1 for fans and March 4 to the general public for its Boston run. The post ‘…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:36AM
Tuesday, February 22, 2022

‘Mr. Doubfire’ Pushes Return Date Again by Matthew Wexler

"Mrs. Doubtfire" has delayed its Broadway return by a month, now resuming performances at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on April 14. The post ‘Mr. Doubfire’ Pushes Return Date Again appea…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:48AM
Monday, February 21, 2022

New Variety Show ‘Assorted Fruit’ Comes to Joe’s Pub by Matthew Wexler

"Assorted Fruit," the new monthly series hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre and featuring a revolving door of queer talent, kicks off at Joe's Pub. The post New Variety Show ‘Assorted Fruit…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:54AM

Michael Feinstein Partners with Country’s Biggest Stars for ‘Gershwin Country’ by Matthew Wexler

Michael Feinstein and executive producer Liza Minnelli team up for "Gershwin Country," a new album featuing country music's biggest stars. The post Michael Feinstein Partners with Country’…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:42AM
Friday, February 18, 2022

‘Disney’s Winnie the Pooh’ Returns to NYC this Summer by Matthew Wexler

'Disney's Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation' returns this June to where else but the Hundred Acre Theatre at Theatre Row. The post ‘Disney’s Winnie the Pooh’ Returns t…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:54PM
Wednesday, February 16, 2022

‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’ Sets April 3 Closing Date by Matthew Wexler

The David Byrne-led concert spectacular is more than just a musical mashup; the feel-good yet political piece will play now through April 3 only. The post ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:42PM
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Off-Broadway Review: ‘Black No More’ by Matthew Wexler

After a pandemic delay, The New Group's Afrofuturist 'Black No More' finally arrives Off-Broadway. The post Off-Broadway Review: ‘Black No More’ appeared first on The BroadwayBlog.

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 10:18PM
Monday, February 14, 2022

‘Sleep No More’ Awakens Live Performances in New York by Matthew Wexler

'Sleep No More' is back at the McKittrick Hotel, and the sprawling space alone may be inviting enough to get audiences out of their homes for an adult, scary playground of fun. The post ‘S…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 10:12AM
Friday, February 11, 2022

Critics Say ‘The Music Man’ Doesn’t Con, it Undersells by Matthew Wexler

'The Music Man' opens, and after pandemic postponements, star casting, and high ticket prices, most critics say it wasn't worth the wait. The post Critics Say ‘The Music Man’ Doesn’t C…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 01:18PM
Thursday, February 10, 2022

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces 2022 Season by Matthew Wexler

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival announces its 2022 summer season, including an "age-blind" production of "Romeo and Juliet." The post Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces 2022 Se…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 10:06AM
Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Last Chance: Amber Gray to Depart ‘Hadestown’ Feb. 19 by Matthew Wexler

Amber Gray, who originated the role of Persephone in the Tony-winning "Hadestown," will play her final performance on February 19. The post Last Chance: Amber Gray to Depart ‘Hadestown’…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:48AM
Tuesday, February 8, 2022

BenDeLaCreme Announces Solo Tour by Matthew Wexler

BenDeLaCreme embarks on her biggest solo tour yet as star and lead producer with the return of her narrative-cabaret, "BenDeLaCreme is...READY TO BE COMMITTED." The post BenDeLaCreme Announc…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 06:33PM
Monday, February 7, 2022

‘Funny Girl’ Revival Announces Complete Broadway Casting by Matthew Wexler

Producers announce the complete casting for the Beanie Feldstein-led revival of 'Funny Girl,' starting previews next month. The post ‘Funny Girl’ Revival Announces Complete Broadway Cast…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 03:12PM
Friday, February 4, 2022

Inside Broadway Returns to NYC Public Schools for 40th Anniversary Season by Matthew Wexler

Celebrating its 40th anniversary season in 2022, Inside Broadway announces the return of its professional touring production. The post Inside Broadway Returns to NYC Public Schools for 40t…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:48PM

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