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Monday, August 19, 2019

Bruce Vilanch and Kira Kosarin Will Star in Aladdin and His Winter Wish by Andrew Gans

The holiday engagement begins in December at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.

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Watch Annie-B Parson and Alex Timbers Discuss David Byrne’s Broadway-Bound American Utopia by Andrew Gans

After a limited run in Boston, the theatrical concert experience will arrive at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre in October.

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Dominique Morisseau, Questlove, Camille A. Brown, Kamilah Forbes Collaborating on Broadway-Aimed Soul Train Musical by Andrew Gans

The musical, with a trailblazing creative team, is planning a Broadway premiere in 2021 in celebration of the series’ 50th anniversary.

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Jason Gotay and Mikaela Bennett Set for Muny Magic Concerts by Andrew Gans

The November concerts will be held at the Sheldon Concert Hall.

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Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman’s Harmony Will Play Off-Broadway's National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene by Andrew Gans

The musical will make its Manhattan debut in February 2020.

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Afterglow to Return to London Stage by Andrew Gans

The play examines the emotional, intellectual, and sexual dynamics between a gay married couple in an open relationship.

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Pretty Woman: The Musical Ends Broadway Run August 18 by Andrew Gans

The musical, based on the film of the same name, is directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell.

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Tituss Burgess Will Host New Cooking Show for Digital Service Quibi by Andrew Gans

Dishmantled is from the creator and executive producer of the hit Food Network series Chopped.

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New National Tour of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown Will Launch in 2020 by Andrew Gans

Michael Unger will direct the tour, which celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Peanuts comic strip.

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Tony Yazbeck Will Play Rudolph Valentino in Readings of New Musical Valentino by Andrew Gans

Chet Walker directs the new musical by Douglas J. Cohen and Howard Marren.

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Matt Doyle, Judy McLane, More Part of Free August 16–17 Concerts of The Romeo & Juliet Project, Featuring Songs of Pat Benatar by Andrew Gans

The new musical has a score by Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo and a book by Bradley Bredeweg.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Angela Lansbury Will Take Part in Oral History Projects Interview at Lincoln Center by Andrew Gans

The November conversation is part of the League of Professional Theatre Women’s 37th season of programming.

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Casper the Friendly Musical Will Make World Premiere at Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati by Andrew Gans

Stephen Cole and Matthew Martin Ward’s new musical will debut in October.

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Tamyra Gray, Phillip Boykin, More Will Star in National Tour of Once On This Island by Andrew Gans

Tony nominee Michael Arden directs the Tony-winning revival, which launches its tour in October.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Jasmine Cephas Jones, Blake Jenner, Nehal Joshi, More Will Join Peter Dinklage in Cyrano Musical Off-Broadway by Andrew Gans

Erica Schmidt will direct the production at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

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Ashley Park Lands Role in New Darren Star Series Emily in Paris by Andrew Gans

Park is also scheduled to return to Broadway later this season in Grand Horizons.

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American Idol Winner Nick Fradiani Will Star in A Bronx Tale North American Tour by Andrew Gans

Stephen Edlund directs with choreography by Tony winner Sergio Trujillo.

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Jeremy Kushnier, Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Joseph Medeiros Cast in Loch Ness, a New Musical by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin in September at the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival.

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Mean Girls' Reneé Rapp, The Phantom of the Opera Star Ben Crawford, More Set for Final Broadway in Bryant Park by Andrew Gans

The free lunchtime concert series concludes August 15 in the midtown park.

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Joel Montague Replaces Matt Cardle in Falsettos at London’s The Other Palace by Andrew Gans

Performances of the William Finn and James Lapine musical begin August 30.

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Grosses Analysis: The Prom and Be More Chill Pack Houses During Final Week on Broadway by Andrew Gans

The two new musicals ended their runs August 11.

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Diana Musical, About Late Princess Diana, Will Play Broadway by Andrew Gans

The Joe DiPietro-David Bryan musical ended its extended world-premiere run at La Jolla Playhouse in April.

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Damon Daunno, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Ali Stroker, More Will Celebrate Oklahoma! Cast Recording Release by Andrew Gans

The Barnes & Noble event will feature performances and a CD signing.

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The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical Is Heading to Broadway by Andrew Gans

The new musical, which was seen Off-Broadway and on tour, will play the Longacre Theatre.

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Cast Set for Goodspeed Staging of Billy Elliot by Andrew Gans

Performances of the Tony-winning musical will begin at the Connecticut venue September 13.

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

Signature Theatre’s Assassins, Directed by Eric Schaeffer, Begins August 11 by Andrew Gans

The Virginia theatre company launches its 30th season with its 30th production of a Stephen Sondheim musical.

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

New Musical Comedy I Spy a Spy Ends Off-Broadway Run August 10 by Andrew Gans

Bill Castellino directed the production at the Theatre at St. Clement’s.

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Friday, August 9, 2019

Laura Benanti, Kate Baldwin, Rebecca Luker Will Be Part of To Life! Celebrating Sheldon Harnick by Andrew Gans

American Songbook Association’s tribute to Fiddler on the Roof’s Harnick will be presented September 16.

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Cast Complete for Off-Broadway’s Lear: That Old Man I Used to Know by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin September 5 at A.R.T./New York Theatres.

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Tour of Beautiful—The Carole King Musical Will Welcome Kennedy Caughell, James D. Gish, Kathryn Boswell, and More by Andrew Gans

The North American tour will resume September 20 in Utica, New York.

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