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Sunday, October 2, 2022

World Premiere of The Griswolds' Broadway Vacation Musical Ends Seattle Run October 2 by Andrew Gans

David Rossmer and Steve Rosen's Broadway-aimed musical plays the 5th Avenue Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM

World Premiere of Marcus Gardley's San Francisco-Set, Modern-Verse Translation of King Lear Closes October 2 by Andrew Gans

Eric Ting and Dawn Monique Williams co-directed Lear at Cal Shakes.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM

Alliance Theatre Production of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Everybody Ends Run October 2 by Andrew Gans

Susan V. Booth and Tinashe Kajese-Bolden co-direct the Atlanta staging.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Rosaline Elbay and Peter Mark Kendall Star in Premiere of Kareem Fahmy's Dodi & Diana Starting October 1 Off-Broadway by Andrew Gans

Adrienne Campbell-Holt directs the play, set 25 years after the car accident that took the lives of Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Friday, September 30, 2022

Check Out New Production Photos From London's The Band's Visit by Andrew Gans

Directed by Michael Longhurst, the Tony-winning musical will officially open October 6 at the Donmar Warehouse.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:43PM

Get a Sneak Peek at New CBS Drama East New York by Andrew Gans

The new series features a host of Broadway names, including Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Jimmy Smits, Richard Kind, and Elizabeth Rodriguez.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:43PM

Hugh Panaro to Make Solo New York Concert Debut at 54 Below by Andrew Gans

Richard Jay-Alexander will direct with musical direction by Joseph Thalken.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:19PM

Rupert Holmes Play All Things Equal–The Life and Trials of Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Launch 16-City Tour by Andrew Gans

The 2022-23 national tour will kick off next month in Florida.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:07PM

60-Minute Version of The Lightning Thief to Play Off-Broadway Before Touring by Andrew Gans

The Theatre for Young Audiences Edition will play the Five Angels Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33PM

Edinburgh Theatre to Be Named for Ian McKellen by Andrew Gans

The naming of the Ian McKellen Theatre at Saint Stephens follows the actor's version of Hamlet at the Edinburgh Fringe.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:19AM
Thursday, September 29, 2022

Watch Highlights From North American Tour of Hairspray, Starring RuPaul’s Drag Race's Nina West by Andrew Gans

The tour of the Tony-winning musical also features Niki Metcalf, Sandie Lee, Charlie Bryant III, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07PM

West End's SIX to Welcome New Queens in October by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical continues at London's Vaudeville Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:55AM

Watch Miri Mesika Perform 'Omar Sharif' From London's The Band's Visit by Andrew Gans

Directed by Michael Longhurst, the Tony-winning musical will officially open October 6 at the Donmar Warehouse.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:55AM

Checking In With… Evita Star Eric Ulloa by Andrew Gans

The actor and writer is currently playing Perón in Bucks County Playhouse's reimagined version of the Tony-winning Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

New National Tour of Tony-Winning The Book of Mormon Opens September 29 by Andrew Gans

The non-Equity production officially opens in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Cast Set for National Black Theatre's The Gospel Woman by Andrew Gans

Presented in partnership with Chelsea Factory, performances of TyLie Shider's new drama will begin in November.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:19PM

Adam Rigg, Dede Ayite, Mikaal Sulaiman, More Are Recipients of 2022 Henry Hewes Design Awards by Andrew Gans

The honorees will be celebrated during a live-streamed awards ceremony in October.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:33PM

The Rocky Horror Skivvies Show to Return to Joe's Pub and Bucks County Playhouse; Guest Stars Announced by Andrew Gans

Musical duo Nick Cearley and Lauren Molina will be joined by a host of Broadway favorites.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:19PM

Cast Set for U.S. Holiday Tour of Elf Musical, Launching in November by Andrew Gans

Sam Scalamoni will direct the production based on the 2003 film.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:43AM

Ramin Karimloo and Celinde Schoenmaker to Reprise Roles in London Palladium Doctor Zhivago Concert by Andrew Gans

Jordan Murphy will direct with musical direction by Adam Hoskins.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:33AM

Japan's Ryoko Yonekura Cancels Return Engagement in Broadway's Chicago by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning revival will soon celebrate 26 years on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:49AM

Emily Lane Is Anna in London's Frozen Starting September 28; Djavan van de Fliert and More Also Join Cast by Andrew Gans

The Disney musical continues at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:19AM

The Crucible Opens at London's National September 28 by Andrew Gans

Lyndsey Turner directs the Arthur Miller play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:19AM
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Cast Set for New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players' The Gondoliers by Andrew Gans

The production will play four performances at New York’s Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:33PM

Disney's The Lion King to Celebrate 25 Years on Broadway by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning musical continues at the Minskoff Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:33PM

Liz Callaway to Release Stephen Sondheim Tribute Album in November by Andrew Gans

Callaway made her Broadway debut in the original production of Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:37PM

Imelda Staunton-Led London Revival of Hello, Dolly! to Open in 2024 by Andrew Gans

Olivier winner Staunton, who will star in the final two seasons of Netflix's The Crown, will play matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:33AM

Ivo van Hove Will Direct Jesus Christ Superstar in Amsterdam by Andrew Gans

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera will open in January 2024.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:55AM

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