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Saturday, February 4, 2023

New London Musical Mandela Ends Run February 4 by Andrew Gans

Hamilton's Michael Luwoye stars as the anti-apartheid activist with Danielle Fiamanya as Winnie Mandela.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

Darren Lee and Helen George Are The King and I in U.K. Tour Beginning February 4 by Andrew Gans

Bartlett Sher again directs the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, which launches in Canterbury.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Friday, February 3, 2023

Betty Buckley, Deborah Cox, Max von Essen, More Will Pay Tribute to Barry Manilow at Carnegie Hall by Andrew Gans

Cast members from the recent Off-Broadway production of Harmony will also be part of This One’s For You.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:03PM

'This Time, the Applause Is for You': Watch Bebe Neuwirth Welcome Audience to Teachers Night on Broadway at Chicago by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning revival welcomed 500 New York City public school educators February 2 to the Ambassador Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:24PM

John Dossett, Kimber Elayne Sprawl Will Join Cast of Broadway's Wicked; William Youmans Sets Return by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical continues at the Gershwin Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:18AM

Wicked's Brittney Johnson Will Star in Concert Version of Mad Hatter The Musical by Andrew Gans

The performance will be held at Montréal's Place des Arts Symphony Hall in April.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

Andrea Macasaet Looks Back on SIX and Forward to Rent by Andrew Gans

The former queen will be "Out Tonight" this spring at the Stratford Festival in Canada.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

See Who's Starring in U.K. and Ireland Tour of Heathers: The Musical by Andrew Gans

The musical adaptation of the 1989 cult film favorite features a book, music, and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O'Keefe.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM
Thursday, February 2, 2023

Broadway 'Thriller': Watch Myles Frost and Cast of MJ the Musical Celebrate 1st Anniversary by Andrew Gans

The hit musical continues at the Neil Simon Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM

Craig Revel Horwood, Paul O'Grady, Elaine C Smith, Jodie Prenger Will All Be Miss Hannigan in U.K. and Ireland Tour of Annie by Andrew Gans

The tour of the Tony-winning musical launches later this month at the Leicester Curve.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

NYCRUNS Spring Fling 5K and 10K, Benefiting Broadway Cares, Sets March Date by Andrew Gans

The course includes views of the Statue of Liberty, Lower Manhattan, and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM

Cast Members From Broadway's Recent 1776 Perform in Concert Version of We Start in Manhattan February 2 by Andrew Gans

The new queer musical also features its creators, Ariella Serur and Sav Souza.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Upcoming West End Transfer of Streetcar, Starring Normal People's Paul Mescal, Sells Out in 2 Hours by Andrew Gans

Anjana Vasan, Patsy Ferran, and Dwane Walcott, who also star at the Almeida, will reprise their roles at the Phoenix.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

Shiloh Goodin, Drew Lachey, More Will Star in Cincinnati Playhouse's A Chorus Line by Andrew Gans

A new production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical will open the The Rouse Theatre, the centerpiece of the Ohio venue's $50 million Mainstage Theatre Complex.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36PM

SIX Star Andrea Macasaet Will Be Mimi in Stratford Festival Rent; Complete Cast Announced by Andrew Gans

Thom Allison will direct Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical at the Canadian venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM

MJ the Musical Celebrates 1st Anniversary on Broadway February 1 by Andrew Gans

Look back at highlights from the hit musical starring Tony winner Myles Frost.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM

U.K. Premiere of Go-Go's Musical Head Over Heels Opens February 1 by Andrew Gans

Tom Jackson Greaves directs and choreographs for the Hope Mill Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Creative Teams Announced for Muny's 105th Season of Summer Musicals by Andrew Gans

The upcoming season at the outdoor St. Louis venue will launch in June with Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Estefanía Fadul and Graeme Gillis Named Co-Artistic Directors of Ensemble Studio Theatre by Andrew Gans

The artists succeed William Carden and mark the first co-leadership structure for the Off-Broadway company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

Bane Griffith Joins Cast of Broadway's MJ the Musical January 31 by Andrew Gans

The Michael Jackson bio-musical continues at the Neil Simon Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM

Cast Announced for U.K. Tour of Cake, Launching in March by Andrew Gans

Drew McOnie will direct and choreograph.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM

Samuel D. Hunter's A Bright New Boise Begins Off-Broadway January 31 by Andrew Gans

The dark comedy is part of Hunter's Premiere Residency at Signature Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Friday, January 27, 2023

Cake, Confetti, and a Curtain Call: Watch The Phantom of the Opera Celebrate 35th Anniversary on Broadway by Andrew Gans

Title player Ben Crawford acknowledged both the musical's unprecedented 35 years on Broadway and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, who was in attendance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:06PM

National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen to Play Final Performance This Summer by Andrew Gans

When it closes, the touring production of the Tony-winning musical will have played 104 engagements.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24PM

Broadway's Wicked Will Welcome Alyssa Fox as Elphaba in March by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical continues at the Gershwin Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM

Kevin Del Aguila's Some Like It Hot Journey Started at Disney World by Andrew Gans

How he balances Broadway, writing, and his fledgling flamenco career.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:18AM

Shaun Cassidy to Return to NYC Stage With Solo Show The Magic of a Midnight Sky by Andrew Gans

The June concerts will mark the actor, writer, and producer's 54 Below debut.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

The Producers' Cory English Will Succeed Roger Bart in London's Back to the Future Musical by Andrew Gans

The Olivier-winning, Broadway-bound musical continues at the Adelphi Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM

Vocal Albums From Emily Skinner, Alice Ripley, Megan Mullally, More Re-Released by Concord Theatricals Recordings by Andrew Gans

Over 20 additional titles from the Fynsworth Alley music catalog are now available digitally.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:24AM
Thursday, January 26, 2023

Bernadette Peters, Billy Porter, Kristin Chenoweth, More Will Celebrate Carol Burnett in NBC Special by Andrew Gans

The two-hour Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love will be filmed at Los Angeles' Avalon Hollywood.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Jackie Burns, Ashley Pérez Flanagan, More Will Star in World Premiere of Cowboy Bob Musical by Andrew Gans

Previews will begin at Houston's Alley Theatre in March.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:18PM

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