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Friday, October 8, 2021

Broadway Records Releases World Premiere Recording of Stephen Schwartz’s Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook by Talaura Harms

The album features the cast of the 2021 ACT (A Contemporary Theater) of CT streaming production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:17AM

Ralph Fiennes Will Lead World Premiere of David Hare’s Straight Line Crazy at The Bridge by Talaura Harms

The London theatre has also announced casting for Philip Pullman’s The Book of Dust–La Belle Sauvage.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Read the Reviews for Lackawanna Blues on Broadway by Talaura Harms

The Manhattan Theatre Club production of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's solo show opened October 7.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:34PM

In the News: Ali Ewoldt Will Lead New Musical at Utah Shakespeare Festival, Bianca Marroquín Returns to The Green Room 42 by Talaura Harms

Plus: The Resident Acting Company will return to live staged readings of classic texts this fall.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:50PM

Watch 5 Annas and Elsas 'Let It Go' in the Frozen Around the World Video by Talaura Harms

Stars from the North American tour, London’s West End, Germany, Australia, and Japan productions appear in the video.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:38PM

Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Solo Show Lackawanna Blues Opens on Broadway October 7 by Talaura Harms

The Manhattan Theatre Club production features live music performed by Grammy-nominated blues guitarist Junior Mack.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:01AM

Hip-Hop Improv Show Freestyle Love Supreme Returns to Broadway October 7 by Talaura Harms

The Special Tony Award-honored group will play a limited engagement at the Booth Theatre through January 2, 2022.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

In the News: Anika Larsen Hosts Meet the Parents Web Series, The Neon Coven Hosts Alien Dance Battle by Talaura Harms

Plus: Jeremy Jordan, Joanna Gleason, and André De Shields will lead an industry reading of a new Matthew Lombardo comedy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:03PM

Jay Armstrong Johnson's Hocus Pocus-Inspired I Put a Spell on You Will Get Spooky Online Again by Talaura Harms

The annual Halloween concert will stream October 28, with proceeds benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:02PM

Full Cast Set for the North American Tour of Hairspray by Talaura Harms

The tour will visit over 60 cities in its first season, with performances starting in November.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:59AM
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

In the News: Funko to Release Hamilton Pop! Exclusive, Theatre Criticism Journal 3Views Relaunches, More by Talaura Harms

Plus: Victor Garber will be honored by New York Stem Cell Foundation at its Show Up for Science gala.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:03PM

Musical Adaptation of Silver Linings Playbook in the Works by Talaura Harms

Tony-winning producer James D. Stern has acquired the stage rights to the 2012 romance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:05PM

Vineyard's Fall Forward Festival to Present New Works by Kirsten Childs, Madeline Sayet, More by Talaura Harms

The 2021 festival comprises new alternative theatre works commissioned by the Off-Broadway company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:41AM
Monday, October 4, 2021

Additional Casting Announced for Broadway Bow of Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew by Talaura Harms

Chanté Adams, Brandon J. Dirden, and Adesola Osakalumi join Phylicia Rashad in the Manhattan Theatre Club production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:56PM

Off-Broadway Reopening of Jersey Boys Finds Its 4 Seasons, More by Talaura Harms

Performances begin at New World Stages November 15.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:51AM

Off-Broadway Musical Between the Lines Sets New Dates by Talaura Harms

Following a pandemic postponement, the show will now debut in June 2022.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:28AM
Friday, October 1, 2021

Performer Neal Brennan and Director Derek DelGaudio Chat About Unacceptable by Talaura Harms

The latest solo show from the writer and comedian is currently running at Cherry Lane Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:46PM

Watch Joanna Lumley Challenge Her New Opera Student Danielle Macdonald in Falling for Figaro Clip by Talaura Harms

The Tony nominee stars as a voice teacher with some...unconventional training methods in the rom-com releasing October 1.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:44PM

Cast Set for Stage Adaptation of The Da Vinci Code by Talaura Harms

The production, based on the best-selling Dan Brown novel, will tour 35 cities in the U.K. from January to November 2022.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

Lucas Hnath's Dana H. Begins Broadway Previews October 1 by Talaura Harms

Deirdre O’Connell returns to the title in the documentary play from the Tony-nominated writer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Thursday, September 30, 2021

In the News: Ariana DeBose Joins Spy Film Argylle, New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players Announces Season by Talaura Harms

Plus, Against Women & Music, a new musical by Grace McLean and Kate Douglas, will get an industry reading as part of Rhinebeck Writers Retreat’s Triple R program.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:58PM

L.A.'s Center Theatre Group Announces Additional Titles for 2022 Season by Talaura Harms

The season will include world premieres by Rajiv Joseph, Mike Birbiglia, Jon Robin Baitz, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:32PM

Second Stage Delays Opening of Rajiv Joseph's Letters of Suresh Off-Broadway by Talaura Harms

Due to a positive COVID-19 case, the production will now officially open October 12.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:13AM
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

In the News: Austin Smith and Micah Stock in FX's Kindred, The Pool Offers 3 New Plays in Rep, More by Talaura Harms

Plus, see which Broadway stars you might find under the mistletoe in this season's Lifetime Christmas movies.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:11PM

The Drama League Revamps Its Directors Project Programming by Talaura Harms

The re-imagined program will include greater financial support and additional programming for early and mid-career directors.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:10PM

Play-PerView Presents First In-Person Event With Jane Anger..., Starring Michael Urie by Talaura Harms

The reading of the new Talene Monahon comedy will also be available to stream, with proceeds benefiting Fund Texas Choice.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:01PM

Gazillion Bubble Show Pops Back Off-Broadway by Talaura Harms

The family-friendly bubble spectacular resumes performances at New World Stages November 5.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:57AM
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

In the News: Lea Salonga Tapped for Pretty Little Liars Reboot, Billy Porter and Henry Tisch Elected to Actors Fund Board by Talaura Harms

Plus: Theatre For a New Audience announces new casting for the fall run of Will Eno's Gnit.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:59PM

Lackawanna Blues Reschedules Opening Night on Broadway by Talaura Harms

Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, who is recovering from a back injury, resumes performances September 28.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:03AM
Monday, September 27, 2021

Schools of the Stars: Where the 74th Annual Tony Award Winners Went to College by Talaura Harms

Where this year's Tony winners for all categories pursued their college studies.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:47PM

All that Chat

Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre