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Thursday, October 28, 2021

Get a Sneak Peek at Signature Theatre's Rent by Andrew Gans

The Pulitzer Prize-winning Jonathan Larson musical will usher live performances back to the Arlington, Virginia, venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:35AM

Cast Complete for World Premiere of Rumi: The Musical, Starring Ramin Karimloo and Nadim Naaman by Andrew Gans

Naaman and Dana Al Fardan's new musical plays the London Coliseum in November.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:03AM

Broadway Cares Unveils Audra McDonald Holiday Ornament by Andrew Gans

The new ornament captures McDonald in her history-making performance as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:31AM

Checking In With… Alma Cuervo, Star of Titanic, On Your Feet!, Road Show, More by Andrew Gans

The versatile actor is currently starring in the Off-Broadway revival of Paul Osborn's Morning's at Seven at Theatre at St. Clement's.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

Whitney White's Shakespearean Rock Concert Macbeth in Stride Opens at A.R.T. October 28 by Andrew Gans

Tyler Dobrowsky and Taibi Magar direct the limited engagement.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Kenny Leon Will Direct World Premiere of Rajiv Joseph's Lebron James Play King James by Andrew Gans

Anna D. Shapiro was originally announced to direct the play, which will make its world premiere at Steppenwolf in 2022 before playing Los Angeles.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:52PM

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Steven Spielberg's West Side Story Movie in New Sneak Peek by Andrew Gans

The film is slated to hit movie theatres December 10.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00PM

Cast Set for Fiasco Theater's Imogen Says Nothing Off-Broadway by Andrew Gans

Aditi Brennan Kapil's new work will play three performances as part of the Without A Net series.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:59AM

Check Out Photos From Whitney White's Shakespearean Rock Concert, Macbeth in Stride by Andrew Gans

Tyler Dobrowsky and Taibi Magar direct the limited engagement at A.R.T.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:43AM

Karen Ziemba, Robert Cuccioli, Alvin Keith, More Star in Mrs. Warren's Profession, Opening Off-Broadway October 27 by Andrew Gans

Gingold Theatrical Group returns to in-person performances with the Bernard Shaw revival directed by David Staller.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Santino Fontana, Jose Llana, Kelli O'Hara, More Will Perform at Actors Fund Gala by Andrew Gans

Debbie Allen, Stars in the House's James Wesley and Seth Rudetsky, and more will be honored at the upcoming virtual event.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:12PM

Stars in the House Celebrates Halloween October 26 With Krysta Rodriguez, Presley Ryan, Hugh Panaro, More by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:25AM

Cast Complete for National Tour of Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations by Andrew Gans

The traveling production will launch in December in Durham, North Carolina, before playing over 50 cities.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:29AM

Dear Evan Hansen Reopens at London's Noël Coward Theatre October 26 by Andrew Gans

Olivier winner Sam Tutty returns to the title role.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Monday, October 25, 2021

In the News: Love Actually Parody Casting, Adrienne Warren Honored at The Reckoning Halloween Party, More by Andrew Gans

Plus: Wicked and Waitress favorite Shoshana Bean lines up concerts on both coasts and across the Atlantic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:41PM

Brooks Ashmanskas, Marcia Gay Harden, Tuc Watkins Will Join Neil Patrick Harris in Uncoupled by Andrew Gans

Tisha Campbell and Emerson Brooks are also part of the cast of the Darren Star Netflix series.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:41PM

Stars in the House Celebrates National Arts and Humanities Month October 25 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:28AM

Full Cast Set for Rescheduled London Premiere of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Starring Janie Dee by Andrew Gans

Tony winner Walter Bobbie will direct Christopher Durang's comedy at the Charing Cross Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:51AM

What Did the Critics Think of Douglas Carter Beane's Off-Broadway Comedy Fairycakes? by Andrew Gans

The send-up of A Midsummer Night's Dream, starring Kristolyn Lloyd, Z Infante, Julie Halston, Ann Harada, Jackie Hoffman and Mo Rocca, opened October 24.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:22AM

New Musical Trevor Begins Off-Broadway Run October 25 at Stage 42 by Andrew Gans

Marc Bruni directs the musical by Dan Collins and Julianne Wick Davis.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Saturday, October 23, 2021

Phoenix Best, Reggie D. White, More Join Whitney White in Macbeth in Stride at A.R.T. Beginning October 23 by Andrew Gans

Whitney White's theatrical event is directed by Tyler Dobrowsky and Taibi Magar.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, October 22, 2021

Broadway Will Dim Its Lights in Memory of Tony Winner Terrence McNally by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning playwright passed away March 24, 2020, at the age of 81.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:34PM

Peter Scolari, Emmy-Winning Star of Stage and Screen, Dies at 66 by Andrew Gans

Mr. Scolari's New York stage credits included Lucky Guy, Bronx Bombers, Wicked, Hairspray, and The True.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:04PM

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend's Rachel Bloom Developing New Comedy Badass (And Her Sister) for Hulu by Andrew Gans

Bloom again joins forces with Aline Brosh McKenna for the series, which will see her playing twin sisters.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:10AM

Watch Official Trailer for Screening of London's Anything Goes, Starring Tony Winner Sutton Foster by Andrew Gans

The current West End revival will sail into 450 cinemas in the U.K.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:04AM

Broadway's Longest-Running Production, The Phantom of the Opera, Reopens October 22 by Andrew Gans

Ben Crawford stars with Meghan Picerno as Christine and John Riddle as Raoul.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Lillias White Joins Cast of Black No More Off-Broadway Musical by Andrew Gans

Composer Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter, Brandon Victor Dixon, and more will star in the New Group production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:01PM

Watch The Phantom of the Opera's Chandelier Rise Again on Broadway by Andrew Gans

The longest-running production in Broadway history returns to the Majestic Theatre October 22.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM

Site-Specific The Woman in Black Returns to McKittrick Hotel Beginning October 21 by Andrew Gans

David Acton and Ben Porter again reprise their roles from the West End.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

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