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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Hadestown Earns 13th Annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus by Adam Hetrick

The musical recently won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

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Hadestown Star Reeve Carney Will Play Encore Concert at The Green Room 42 by Adam Hetrick

Carney returns after two sold-out concerts at the venue earlier this year.

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Hear New Song From Upcoming London Musical Fiver by Adam Hetrick

The dreams and desires of everyday Londoners are set in song as a £5 note makes its way through the city.

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Pretty Woman Musical to Incorporate Roy Orbison Hit by Adam Hetrick

The 1964 single “Oh, Pretty Woman” became synonymous with the 1990 Richard Gere-Julia Roberts film.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Russell Granet Named President and CEO of The New 42nd Street by Adam Hetrick

Granet most recently served as Acting President of Lincoln Center.

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Dropping Gumballs on Luke Wilson, Directed by Theresa Rebeck, Opens Off-Broadway by Adam Hetrick

Ann Harada, Dean Nolen, and David Wohl star in the new Rob Ackerman play that opens June 18.

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The Phantom of the Opera National Tour Casts New Christine Daaé by Adam Hetrick

Emma Grimsley will join principal cast members Derrick Davis and Jordan Craig in the new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-running hit.

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Read Reviews for New Michael R. Jackson Musical A Strange Loop at Playwrights Horizons by Adam Hetrick

The world premiere musical opened Off-Broadway June 17.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Kristin Chenoweth Will Invite College Students to Perform in Upcoming Tour by Adam Hetrick

Places! The Kristin Chenoweth Experience will launch July 14 at The Hollywood Bowl.

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Read Reviews for Off-Broadway Return of Pulitzer Prize-Winning Fairview by Adam Hetrick

Jackie Sibblies Drury's drama about race, privilege, and surveillance opened Off-Broadway June 16.

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Paris Is Burning Documentary Begins Two-Week NYC Screening at Film Forum by Adam Hetrick

Jennie Livingston’s landmark documentary about Harlem’s drag ball scene in the 1980s has been newly restored by Janus Films.

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Jason Robert Brown to Play Barrington Stage Concert by Adam Hetrick

The Tony-winning Parade and Bridges of Madison County composer-lyricist will perform from his new album, How We React and How We Recover.

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Ian McKellen On Stage Will Play West End This Fall by Adam Hetrick

The international stage and screen star is currently touring to 80 venues across the U.K.

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Read Reviews for The Secret Life of Bees Musical Off-Broadway by Adam Hetrick

The Atlantic Theater Company world-premiere features a book by Pulitzer winner Lynn Nottage and a score by Tony winner Duncan Sheik and Susan Birkenhead.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Susan Blackwell, Pamela Myers, and Lee Wilkof Join Into the Woods Town Hall Concert by Adam Hetrick

They join the previously announced Alice Ripley, Tony Yazbeck, Kate Shindle, and Betsy Wolfe for the July 8 concert of the Stephen Sondheim–James Lapine musical.

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American Idol’s Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young to Headline First Date National Tour by Adam Hetrick

The real-life couple, who met while appearing together in the Broadway revival of Hair, will co-star in the first national tour that’s set to launch in fall 2020.

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National Theatre’s 2019–2020 Season to Include Premieres by Lucy Kirkwood and New Tony Kushner Adaptation of The Visit by Adam Hetrick

The slate also includes a stage adaptation of Neil Gaiman's The Ocean at the End of the Lane and the U.K. premiere of Annie Baker’s The Antipodes.

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London Waitress Star Katharine McPhee Releases Single of ‘She Used to Be Mine’ by Adam Hetrick

The Smash and American Idol alum plays her final performance June 15 after opening the London production of Sara Bareilles’ Tony-nominated musical.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Game of Thrones’ Philip McGinley Will Join Samantha Womack in West End Transfer of The Girl on the Train by Adam Hetrick

The production is based on the best-selling novel and the DreamWorks film.

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Avenue Q Producer Workshopping Improv Musical The Greatest Musical Never Written by Adam Hetrick

The cast and creative team create and perform an original, two-act musical at every performance.

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Cher Cheers on The Cher Show Tony Winner Stephanie J. Block by Adam Hetrick

The pop icon was in the audience for the first performance after Block won a Tony Award.

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Read Reviews for Shakespeare in the Park’s Much Ado About Nothing, Starring Danielle Brooks and Chuck Cooper by Adam Hetrick

Tony winner Kenny Leon directs the production that opened June 11 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.

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Old Vic Sets Dates for Lungs, Starring The Crown's Claire Foy and Matt Smith by Adam Hetrick

Matthew Warchus will direct the new play by Duncan Macmillan that is set to debut in October.

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Liz Callaway Returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below With Sets in the City June 12 by Adam Hetrick

Sets in the City includes songs by Stephen Sondheim, Stephen Schwartz, Billy Joel, Jason Robert Brown, Irving Berlin, and more.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Complete Casting Announced for Cape Playhouse Little Shop of Horrors With Andrew Keenan-Bolger by Adam Hetrick

The production will also star Lauren Zakrin and Rema Webb.

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Sutton Foster Begins Café Carlyle Engagement June 11 by Adam Hetrick

The two-time Tony Award winner and star of TV’s Younger will perform selections from her recent album Take Me to the World.

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Caissie Levy and Cheyenne Jackson to Perform With Ocean City Pops by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway stars will appear in concert on Ocean City New Jersey’s Music Pier.

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U.K. Touring Cast of The Comedy About a Bank Robbery to Take Over West End Run by Adam Hetrick

The Olivier-nominated comedy from the creators of The Play What Goes Wrong is now in its third year at the Criterion Theatre.

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Audra McDonald to Play Provincetown With Seth Rudetsky by Adam Hetrick

The six-time Tony Award winner will head to Massachusetts for a series of Labor Day weekend concerts.

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Trans Voices Cabaret Will Celebrate WorldPride at the Duplex by Adam Hetrick

The popular concert series is also set to make its London debut at the Other Palace Theatre this summer.

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Watch Rachel Platten Perform Empowering Hit ‘Fight Song’ on Playbill’s Sing for Hope Piano by Adam Hetrick

The Playbill Pride piano is located in Christopher Park, just outside the historic Stonewall Inn.

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