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Sunday, April 14, 2024

Hannah Waddingham Hosts 2024 Olivier Awards April 14 by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Leading the list of nominees are the Broadway-bound revival of Sunset Boulevard and the National's Dear England.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Friday, April 12, 2024

Video: Daniel Radcliffe Performs 'Franklin Shepard, Inc.' From Merrily We Roll Along by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The hit revival, also co-starring Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez, continues on Broadway at the Hudson Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:02PM
Monday, April 8, 2024

Photos: Take a Look at Jinkx Monsoon, Corbin Bleu, and James Carpinello in Little Shop of Horrors Off-Broadway by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The hit revival of the Alan Menken-Howard Ashman musical continues at the Westside Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:02PM
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Photos and Video: Deaf Broadway's Sold-Out Rent at Lincoln Center by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The Jonathan Larson musical played one night at the Rose Theatre as part of the American Songbook season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:54PM
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Photos: Jinkx Monsoon Is Audrey and Corbin Bleu Is Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors Off-Broadway by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The hit revival of the Alan Menken-Howard Ashman musical also welcomes James Carpinello to the Westside April 2.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:36PM
Friday, March 29, 2024

Photos: Go Backstage With the Cast of John Patrick Shanley's Brooklyn Laundry by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Florencia Lozano, Andrea Syglowski, Cecily Strong, and David Zayas co-star in the new Off-Broadway play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM
Thursday, March 28, 2024

Latine Artists Petition for Broadway Theatre Named for Chita Rivera by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Eric Ulloa is leading the effort to recognize the three-time Tony honoree, who passed away January 30.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:45AM
Wednesday, March 27, 2024

10 Schools Named Winners of One Singular Sensation: A Chorus Line Licensing Competition by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Concord Theatricals is celebrating the Best Musical Tony winner's 50th anniversary with a special competition.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:59AM
Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Photos: Take a Look at Patricia Clarkson and Brian Cox-Led Long Day's Journey Into Night by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Jeremy Herrin is directing the London production of the Eugene O'Neill classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18PM
Monday, March 11, 2024
Thursday, February 29, 2024

Photos: Go Inside London Cabaret Rehearsals With Cara Delevingne, Luke Treadaway, Michael Ahomka-Lindsay by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The West End hit is getting ready to welcome several new stars beginning March 11.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:36PM
Sunday, February 25, 2024

Jodie Prenger Stars in Hope Mill Theatre's 1-Night-Only Gypsy in Concert February 25 by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The evening is a fundraiser for the Manchester venue, with theatre founder Joseph Houston at the helm.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Thursday, February 22, 2024

Photos: Take a Look at West End Premiere of Bronco Billy—The Musical by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Based on the 1980 Clint Eastwood film, the show recently opened in the U.K. following a 2019 world premiere in Los Angeles.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM
Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Watch Michael Sheen in Trailer for Tim Price's Nye at London's National Theatre by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Charting the creation of Britain's National Health Service, the new work is directed by Rufus Norris.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:18AM
Thursday, February 8, 2024

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for Tim Price's Nye at London's National, Starring Michael Sheen by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Charting the creation of Britain's National Health Service, the new work is directed by Rufus Norris.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:18PM

Kristin Chenoweth, Melody Butiu, Nina White, More to Lead Boston Premiere of Stephen Schwartz Musical The Queen of Versailles by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The new work is inspired by real-life beauty queen and socialite Jacqueline "Jackie" Siegel.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:12AM
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

See Who's Joining Jodie Prenger in Hope Mill Theatre's 1-Night-Only Gypsy in Concert by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The evening will be a fundraiser for the Manchester venue, with theatre founder Joseph Houston at the helm.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM
Monday, January 29, 2024

Photos: Take a Look at Brandon Uranowitz, Denée Benton, Grey Henson in Kennedy Center Tick, Tick...BOOM! by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Neil Patrick Harris directs the semi-autobiographical musical from Rent writer Jonathan Larson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36AM
Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Hannah Waddingham Will Return as Host for 2024 Olivier Awards by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Waddingham is a three-time Olivier nominee for her work in Spamalot, A Little Night Music, and Kiss Me, Kate.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM
Thursday, January 11, 2024

Video: Watch Highlights From New Musical The Witches at London's National by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Take a look at Dave Malloy's new stage musical of the Roald Dahl novel, currently making its world premiere.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:42PM
Thursday, January 4, 2024

Alison Luff, Adam Jacobs, Christina Sajous, More Join Cast of The Who's Tommy on Broadway by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The revival of the rock opera will begin in March at the Nederlander Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:18AM
Wednesday, January 3, 2024

A Sign of the Times Will Play Commercial Run at Off-Broadway's New World Stages by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The new musical features the songs of Petula Clark, Lesley Gore, Dusty Springfield, and other 1960s artists.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:36PM

Waitress Stage Film Sets Streaming Premiere Date by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The musical was captured during its 2021 return to Broadway with Sara Bareilles leading the cast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:02PM
Thursday, December 28, 2023

Video: Watch 'Joyous Montage' From Broadway's Purlie Victorious, Starring Leslie Odom Jr. and Kara Young by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The first-ever Broadway revival of the Ossie Davis play was previously extended through February.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM
Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Video: Watch Sierra Boggess and Julie Benko Sing 'Where You Go' From Broadway's Harmony by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman's new musical plays the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM
Tuesday, December 26, 2023

The Color Purple Movie Musical Tops the Box Office on Christmas Day by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Another movie musical, Wonka, also reigned strong at the box office.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:24PM
Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Eric Ulloa's Reindeer Sessions Makes World Premiere at Human Race Theater Company December 13 by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The holiday play is directed by Igor Goldin at the Dayton, Ohio, theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:12PM
Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Photos: Get a 1st Look at Avett Brothers Musical Swept Away, Opening December 6 at Arena Stage by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The new musical has extended its limited engagement at the D.C. theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:02PM

Photos: Go Into the Recording Studio With Cast of Off-Broadway's The Gardens of Anuncia by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The new Michael John LaChiusa musical, directed and inspired by Graciela Daniele, stars Mary Testa, Andréa Burns, Priscilla Lopez, and Eden Espinosa.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:12PM
Tuesday, November 28, 2023

The House of Bernarda Alba Opens at London's National Theatre November 28 by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Harriet Walter, Isis Hainsworth, Rosalind Eleazar, and Thusitha Jayasundera star in Alice Birch's 'radical' adaptation of the Federico García Lorca play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36AM

All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards