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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Sarah Einspanier’s Lunch Bunch to Return Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

PlayCo and Clubbed Thumb team up to bring back the new play, in which seven public defenders go on a frenzied quest for the perfect lunch.

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Erica Schmidt's All-Female Mac Beth to Return Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The adaptation, set in an American urban wasteland, will play a seven-week run at Hunter College.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The Half-Life of Marie Curie Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new Lauren Gunderson play, presented by Audible,

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Monday, November 11, 2019

The Drama League Unveils Lineup for 2020 DirectorFest by Olivia Clement

The festival will showcase the work of NJ Agwuna, Chika Ike, Rebecca Marzalek-Kelly, Lindsey Hope Pearlman, Ben Randle, Hannah Ryan, and Christian Bakalov.

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Fires in the Mirror, Starring Michael Benjamin Washington, Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The landmark Anna Deavere Smith play, written in response to the 1991 Crown Heights riots, is revived at Signature.

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

Why Roundabout Theatre Company Develops New Playwrights—Not Just New Plays by Olivia Clement

From Dear Evan Hansen’s Steven Levenson to Usual Girls’ Ming Peiffer, Roundabout Underground aims to launch the careers of writers who will refresh the theatre canon.

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Friday, November 8, 2019

La MaMa’s Groundbreaking 1974 The Trojan Women to Return in December With Members of Original Cast by Olivia Clement

Composed by Elizabeth Swados and directed by Andrei Serban, the revival is part of La MaMa’s 58th season.

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Weeds Sequel, With Mary-Louise Parker, In the Works by Olivia Clement

The upcoming series will pick up 10 years after the original.

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Bedlam’s The Crucible Begins Off-Broadway November 8 by Olivia Clement

Eric Tucker directs the production in the Connelly Theater.

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Arian Moayed, Anna Deavere Smith, More Tapped for Anna Delvey Netflix Series by Olivia Clement

Inventing Anna, written by Shonda Rhimes, will be a 10-episode limited drama.

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Annaleigh Ashford, Jayne Houdyshell, and More Join Angela Lansbury in Benefit Reading of The Importance of Being Earnest by Olivia Clement

Roundabout unveils an all-star cast for its fall event at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway.

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Jessie Mueller, Tracy Letts, Armie Hammer, and More to Star in Letts’ The Minutes on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The play, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, will arrive on Broadway in 2020.

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Signature Revival of Horton Foote’s The Young Man From Atlanta Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Kristine Nielsen and Aidan Quinn star in the Pulitzer Prize–winning play, directed by Michael Wilson.

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Musical Cyrano, Starring Peter Dinklage and Jasmine Cephas Jones, Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Erica Schmidt adaptation from The New Group opens November 7 at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

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Irish Rep Revival of Abbie Spallen’s Pumpgirl Begins November 7 by Olivia Clement

Labhaoise Magee stars as Pumpgirl in the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winning play.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Phillipa Soo, Nicolette Robinson, Jenn Colella, and More Tapped for Sundance Lab of New Shaina Taub Musical, The Suffragists by Olivia Clement

The Institute's Theatre Program will develop new works by Taub, Eisa Davis, Leigh Silverman, and Lina Abyad.

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Musical Adaptation of Chelsea Clinton's She Persisted to Play Atlantic Theater Company by Olivia Clement

The Atlantic for Kids production will begin February 22, 2020.

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Hamilton’s Austin Scott Joins Bob Dylan Musical Girl From the North Country on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Pose actor completes the principal cast of the Conor McPherson-Dylan musical.

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The Lion in the Winter Begins at Laguna Playhouse by Olivia Clement

Frances Fisher and Gregory Harrison star as Queen Eleanor and King Henry II, respectively, in the West Coast production.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Matthew Saldivar Joins Cast of Our Dear Dead Drug Lord by Olivia Clement

The Broadway actor joins Alexis Scheer’s hit Off-Broadway play, now extended into 2020.

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Fellowship for Performing Arts Unveils 2019–2020 Season by Olivia Clement

The lineup includes an updated version of C.S. Lewis' The Great Divorce and a world premiere inspired by John Milton's Paradise Lost.

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Site-Specific World Premiere to Re-Imagine 1992 Washington Heights Riots by Olivia Clement

Evan Cuyler-Louison's A City of Refuge will be staged in the church-turned-performance space The Center at West Park this winter.

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Duncan Sheik and Kyle Jarrow's Whisper House to Premiere Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The ghost-story musical is part of 59E59's winter 2020 season, which also includes Melissa Bubnic's Boys Will Be Boys and new productions from The Hearth and Less Than Rent.

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Freestyle Love Supreme Extends on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The improvised hip-hop show from Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, and Anthony Veneziale will continue at the Booth Theatre.

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Picky With Her Roles, Jasmine Cephas Jones Returns to the Stage With Cyrano by Olivia Clement

The Hamilton original cast member has high standards when it comes to her work—but the Off-Broadway musical version of the classic drama met them all.

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Liza Birkenmeier’s Doctor Ride’s American Beach House Opens Off-Broadway November 5 by Olivia Clement

The Ars Nova production, directed by Katie Brook, plays the company's Greenwich House Theater.

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Tony Winner Frank Wood, Margaret Colin, and More Tapped for World Premiere of The Perplexed by Olivia Clement

MTC Artistic Director Lynne Meadow will helm the world premiere from Richard Greenberg Off-Broadway.

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Brian Tarantina, Broadway and Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Actor, Dies at Age 60 by Olivia Clement

Tarantina performed on Broadway throughout the ’80s and ’90s.

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Jeremy O. Harris to Premiere New Work at Bushwick Starr by Olivia Clement

The fall show, Black Exhibition, is a choreopoem penned and promoted under the pseudonym @GaryXXXFisher.

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

Migdalia Cruz’s Fur Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

In the new play, directed by Elena Araoz, a woman whose body is covered in fur is entangled in a love triangle.

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Friday, November 1, 2019

Suits Star Patrick J. Adams Joins Broadway Revival of Take Me Out by Olivia Clement

Adams will make his Broadway debut in the spring revival, joining Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams.

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