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Monday, September 27, 2021

Jagged Little Pill Producers, Actor’s Equity Launch Investigations Into Workplace Environment Amid Cast Exodus by Dan Meyer

Last week, Nora Schell outlined allegations of mistreatment in regards to a medical condition.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:20PM

Watch Highlights from the Winners Circle at the 74th Annual Tony Awards Press Room by Dan Meyer

Adrienne Warren, Danny Burstein, and more expand upon their acceptance speeches.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:45AM

Read the Reviews for the 74th Annual Tony Awards by Dan Meyer

What TV critics thought about the two-part ceremony.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:19AM

9 Memorable Moments From the 74th Annual Tony Awards Celebration by Dan Meyer

The best performances, speeches, and surprises from an unusual ceremony.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:50AM

A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet Opens Off-Broadway September 27 by Dan Meyer

Show creators Alex Wyse and Ben Fankhauser star in the musical alongside Bryonha Marie Parham.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Saturday, September 25, 2021

The Lehman Trilogy Resumes Previews on Broadway September 25 by Dan Meyer

The family saga returns to the Nederlander Theatre with Adrian Lester joining the cast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, September 24, 2021

Nora Schell Comes Forward About Time in Jagged Little Pill, Alleges Mistreatment by Production Staff by Dan Meyer

Schell is not returning to the show when it resumes performances October 18.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:00PM

West Side Story Sneak Peek: Catch Snippets of ‘Mambo’ and ‘America’ From the New Movie by Dan Meyer

Ariana DeBose leads the charge as Anita in two of the musical’s most popular tunes.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42AM

Moulin Rouge! Reopens on Broadway September 24 by Dan Meyer

The stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's film returns to the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Thursday, September 23, 2021

A Soldier’s Play Is Being Adapted Into a Limited TV Series by Dan Meyer

David Alan Grier, currently Tony-nominated for the 2020 revival, will star and executive produce.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:01PM

Pioneering Black Theatremaker Melvin Van Peebles Dies at 89 by Dan Meyer

The three-time Tony nominee created Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:46PM

Heidi Schreck and Clubbed Thumb Announces 'Constitution Commissions' Recipients by Dan Meyer

The award will gift $1000 each to 16 early-career playwrights.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:14PM

Diane Davis, James Snyder, More Will Return to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway by Dan Meyer

A condensed version of the play resumes performances November 12 at the Lyric Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:34AM

James Snyder, Diane Davis, More Will Return to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway by Dan Meyer

A condensed version of the play resumes performances November 12 at the Lyric Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:34AM

Heidi Blickenstaff and Morgan Dudley to Join Broadway Cast of Jagged Little Pill by Dan Meyer

The two will take over for Tony nominees Elizabeth Stanley and Celia Rose Gooding when the production reopens.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:50AM

Check Out Taye Diggs in This Unseen Clip of Let’s Make a Deal by Dan Meyer

The game show will air a special “Salute to the Tonys” episode September 24.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM

Rescheduled Caroline, or Change Broadway Revival Confirms Returning Cast Members by Dan Meyer

Caissie Levy, John Cariani, Samantha Williams, and more will join Olivier winner Sharon D. Clarke.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:59AM

Douglas Lyons’ Chicken & Biscuits Begins Previews on Broadway September 23 by Dan Meyer

The play stars Norm Lewis, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Michael Urie, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Last Call: Stream the Curtain Up! Finale Concert Before It Expires September 22 by Dan Meyer

Captured live from Times Square, the concert featured performances by stars from 23 Broadway shows.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:22PM

Judy Kuhn, Nathan Lee Graham, Nic Rouleau, More to Perform at NAMT 2021 Festival by Dan Meyer

The annual showcase will run October 21 and 22 in a hybrid digital/in-person format.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00PM

19 Theatre Reads to Check Out in Fall 2021 by Dan Meyer

A stitching memoir from Sutton Foster, a Tommy Tune biography, and a celebration of women in theatre are just a few books out this season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM

Billy Crystal Will Star in Mr. Saturday Night Musical at Barrington Stage Company by Dan Meyer

The limited run, also featuring Randy Graff, is scheduled for October 22-30.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:52AM
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Mean Girls Movie Musical: Arturo Perez Jr. and Samantha Jayne Tapped to Direct by Dan Meyer

Tina Fey, Lorne Michaels, Nell Benjamin, and Jeff Richmond remain attached to the Paramount Players project.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:11PM

Why Choreographer Annie B-Parson Needed Harnesses for Broadway’s American Utopia by Dan Meyer

From equipment for band members to her unconventional vocabulary, the choreographer pushes boundaries with her work in David Byrne’s concert event.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:40AM

Micki Grant: A Celebration of Life Will Allow Fans to Pay Tribute in NYC and From Home by Dan Meyer

A memorial service for the composer-performer will be held at Riverside Church.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42AM

Blithe Spirit, Starring Jennifer Saunders, Opens in the West End September 21 by Dan Meyer

The comedy moved to the Harold Pinter Theatre after a run was cut short due to the pandemic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Monday, September 20, 2021

7 Highlights from Curtain Up! That Will Have You Celebrating the Return of Broadway by Dan Meyer

The festival ran in Times Square September 17-19, but there’s plenty of footage to enjoy from home.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:08AM

2021 Emmys: Hamilton, Hannah Waddingham, More Shout Out Theatre Artist Representation on Screen by Dan Meyer

Among the night's big winners were Ted Lasso and The Crown.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM
Sunday, September 19, 2021

Last Call: How to Stream the Curtain Up! Finale Concert From Home September 19 by Dan Meyer

Live from Times Square, the concert features 23 Broadway shows and begins at 11 AM ET.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:00AM
Friday, September 17, 2021

Jagged Little Pill, Addressing Controversy Over Gender Identity Depiction, Hires Director of People & Culture by Dan Meyer

The producers of the Alanis Morissette musical have issued a statement and apology that outlines some of the initial steps they will take.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:34PM

Broadway Stars Set for Playbill Panels at New York Comic Con 2021 by Dan Meyer

Nik Walker, Anthony Rapp, Lesli Margherita, Will Roland, and more will join in the nerdy fun.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:52PM

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