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Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Watch Scenes From Muny's The Sound of Music, Starring Kate Rockwell, Michael Hayden, Bryonha Marie Parham by Andrew Gans

Performances continue at the St. Louis venue through August 9.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:50PM

Checking In With… Jay O. Sanders, Star of Girl From the North Country, What Happened?: The Michaels Abroad, More by Andrew Gans

The three-time Drama Desk Award winner returns to the stage later this month in the final work of Richard Nelson's Rhinebeck Panorama play cycle.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:22PM

Mel Brooks Memoir All About Me! Due in November by Andrew Gans

Subtitled My Remarkable Life in Show Business, the new tome will be available from Ballantine Books.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:43AM

The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical Concept Album Due in September by Andrew Gans

Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear's will also perform in concert later this month in England and New York City.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:59AM

Watch Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard in New Trailer for Movie Musical Annette by Andrew Gans

The film arrives in theatres August 6 and on Amazon Prime Video later this month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:39AM

Sutton Foster Is Reno Sweeney in London's Anything Goes, Opening August 4 at the Barbican by Andrew Gans

Kathleen Marshall directs and choreographs the production of the Cole Porter classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

Nikiya Mathis Stars in Whitney White's Semblance at New York Theatre Workshop Beginning August 4 by Andrew Gans

The Off-Broadway production is presented both as a virtual experience and an intimate, immersive theatrical installation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Watch New Trailer for Cinderella Film, Starring Billy Porter, Camila Cabello, and Idina Menzel by Andrew Gans

The movie musical debuts on Amazon Prime Video September 3.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:27PM

Abena, Charlie Hudson III, Ade Otukoya, More Will Star in Jocelyn Bioh's Nollywood Dreams Off-Broadway by Andrew Gans

The drama will launch MCC Theater's new season October 21.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:13AM

Sara Bareilles Chats Return of Waitress: Broadway 'Is the Heartbeat of New York City' by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin in September at Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:25AM
Monday, August 2, 2021

Alvin Y. F. Ing, Star of Pacific Overtures and Its Revival, Dies at 89 by Andrew Gans

Mr. Ing also starred in the Broadway revival of Flower Drum Song, featuring a revised book by David Henry Hwang.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:22AM
Saturday, July 31, 2021

Carly Bawden, Declan Bennett, John Pfumojena, More Star in Regent’s Park Open Air Carousel by Andrew Gans

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic begins performances at the outdoor venue July 31.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, July 30, 2021

Watch Trailer for On Broadway Documentary, Featuring Hugh Jackman, George C. Wolfe, Helen Mirren, More by Andrew Gans

Oren Jacoby’s film will arrive in New York movie theatres August 20.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Thursday, July 29, 2021

Bruce Musical, About Making of Blockbuster Film Jaws, Will World Premiere at Seattle Rep by Andrew Gans

Donna Feore will direct and choreograph the new musical from Bandstand creators Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:37PM

Full Cast Set for Broadway Return of Hamilton by Andrew Gans

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical resumes performances September 14 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:15PM

London's The Prince of Egypt Cancels More Performances by Andrew Gans

The production had initially resumed performances July 1 at the Dominion Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:29PM

Checking In With… Girl From the North Country Star Caitlin Houlahan by Andrew Gans

"I am anticipating the butterflies that come with live audiences and the thrill of live reactions!"

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:49AM

Graciela Daniele to Receive Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre by Andrew Gans

The Tony Awards, presented by the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, will host a multi-platform celebration September 24.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:39AM

A Midtown Off-Broadway Venue Will Reopen as Theater 555 This Fall by Andrew Gans

Producer Eric Krebs will operate the 160-seat house.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:58AM

Mark Rylance Will Reprise Tony- and Olivier-Winning Role in London Revival of Jerusalem in 2022 by Andrew Gans

Mackenzie Crook will also return to the Jez Butterworth play under the direction of Ian Rickson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:34AM

Disney's The Lion King Returns to the West End July 29 by Andrew Gans

Performances resume at the Lyceum Theatre with 14 new cast members.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Jersey Boys Returns to London Stage July 28 by Andrew Gans

Ben Joyce, Adam Bailey, Karl James Wilson, and Benjamin Yates star in the Tony-winning musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:35PM

Anthony Rapp Will Star in Title Role of Andy Warhol in Iran by Andrew Gans

The staged reading, open to the public, will be presented at Barrington Stage Company in Massachusetts.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:29PM

Pass Over Will Celebrate 1st Broadway Performance With Post-Show Block Party by Andrew Gans

The Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu drama begins performances August 4.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:31PM

Julie Halston to Receive 2020 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award by Andrew Gans

The stage and screen star is being honored for her advocacy to raise awareness and funds for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

Theatre for One Returns to In-Person Performances With Plays by Lydia R. Diamond, Regina Taylor, Jaclyn Backhaus, More by Andrew Gans

The intimate theatrical experience will be presented by Arts Brookfield at Manhattan West.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:44AM

Listen to Excerpt of Falling in Love With Mr. Dellamort Podcast, With James Monroe Iglehart, Courtney Reed, Telly Leung by Andrew Gans

Jack Feldstein and Paul Doust's new musical also features Lena Hall, Jackie Hoffman, and Gavin Lee.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Ann Harada, Josh Hamilton, More Cast in Lisa Loeb's Virtual Mini-Musicals Together Apart by Andrew Gans

The ten musicals, composed by Loeb and her fellow Brown University alums, will stream to benefit The Actors Fund.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:13PM

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