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Friday, June 18, 2021

Patti LuPone, Regina King, Ewan McGregor, More to Receive Hollywood Walk of Fame Stars by Dan Meyer

Over 35 stars from theatre, television, film, and music are among the famed walkway's Class of 2022.

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Thursday, June 17, 2021

Jack Thorne and Nico Muhly Developing Set This House in Order Musical Adaptation at Berkeley Repertory Theatre by Dan Meyer

Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal, Sarah Ruhl, and Dipika Guha will also develop works at the Bay Area company.

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Vanessa Williams, Cynthia Erivo, Ali Stroker, More Set for A Capitol Fourth by Dan Meyer

The TV concert special will air July 4 on PBS.

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Celebrate Juneteenth and Black Culture With These Virtual Theatre Presentations by Dan Meyer

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Carnegie Hall, and more offer tributes to enjoy from home.

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Places Please Project Hopes to Offer $500,000 in Rent Relief to NYC Theatre Workers by Dan Meyer

The group is co-founded by Lilli Cooper, Kyle Jarrow, Andrew Lippa, and Annie Schiffmann.

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Romeo and Juliet Begins June 17 at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre by Dan Meyer

Isabel Adomakoh Young and Joel MacCormack play the star-crossed lovers.

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Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline Star in Dear Elizabeth June 17 by Dan Meyer

The Spotlight on Plays virtual reading series concludes with this work by Sarah Ruhl.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Jeremy O. Harris Will Present Stream of Torrey Townsend’s Off Broadway by Dan Meyer

The satire is directed by Robert O’Hara, with a cast including Dylan and Becky Ann Baker.

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L Morgan Lee, Bianca Marroquín, Julia Murney, More Join Broadway Live Cinema Festival Lineup by Dan Meyer

Dozens of Broadway stars will celebrate movie musicals like Chicago, West Side Story, and In the Heights this summer in NYC.

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Broadway Advocacy Coalition to Present What Now Part II: From Ally to Action Forum by Dan Meyer

The upcoming event will explore how white industry leaders can actively make space for BIPOC theatre workers.

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Watch James Corden, Marissa Jaret Winokur, and Ariana Grande in a Hairspray-Inspired Musical Number by Dan Meyer

Now that lockdown is over, it’s time for bottomless mimosas and in-person meetings (not at the same time).

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The Book of Mormon Sets November Broadway Reopening by Dan Meyer

The Tony-winning musical will return to the Eugene O’Neill Theatre.

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

New Plays by Ngozi Anyanwu and Clare Barron, More, Join The Bedwetter in Atlantic Theater's 2021-2022 Season by Dan Meyer

A new musical based on David Lindsay-Abaire’s Kimberly Akimbo, composed by Jeanine Tesori, is also on the slate.

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Watch the Avett Brothers Perform the Title Song From Swept Away by Dan Meyer

The new musical will premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in 2022.

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Stage and Screen Performer Lisa Banes Dies at 65 by Dan Meyer

The Gone Girl alum's Broadway credits included Rumors and Present Laughter.

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Listen to an Excerpt From In The Heights: Finding Home, Read by America Ferrera by Dan Meyer

The book, out June 15, chronicles the musical's journey from page to stage to screen. Hear about Priscilla Lopez's impact on the young Broadway cast in the clip.

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Watch Max Crumm Perform ‘The Rainbow Connection’ in the 3rd Episode of OUTTakes by Dan Meyer

The Broadway alum celebrates Pride month in this performance and interview series.

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Monday, June 14, 2021

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Anthony Ramos, More on Which Lyric Best Embodies the Heart of In The Heights by Dan Meyer

The cast of the film adaptation sat down with Playbill for some musical musings.

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Watch Doreen Montalvo’s Emotional Reaction to Seeing Herself on Screen in In The Heights by Dan Meyer

Lin-Manuel Miranda shared footage of the late performer from 2020.

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Muny 2021 Casting: J. Harrison Ghee as Velma Kelly, Kate Rockwell as Maria Reiner, More by Dan Meyer

The Broadway stars are two of the 27 principals announced for the lineup that includes Smokey Joe’s Cafe, The Sound of Music, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, On Your Feet!, and Chicago.

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Watch Patti LuPone Sing ‘Anything Goes’ in Show of Titles by Dan Meyer

The star-studded virtual special is available on demand through June 16.

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Sunday, June 13, 2021

Celia Keenan-Bolger and Shakina Nayfack Explore Identity and Leadership on the Latest Sunday Pancakes by Dan Meyer

Playwright, performer, and activist Nayfack discusses her role in the Trans community

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Friday, June 11, 2021

Counting Together Launches Website to Track Equity and Diversity Data Within Theatre Industry by Dan Meyer

The project is a collaboration between the Dramatists Guild, American Theatre Wing, TDF, and more.

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie Will Retire at End of 2021 by Dan Meyer

The West Coast industry leader has been in the role for over 16 years.

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Blindness Sets Closing Date for Off-Broadway Run by Dan Meyer

The light-sound experience was one of the first theatrical events to open in NYC following the pandemic shutdown.

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The Shubert Foundation Grants $32.1 Million to 575 Theatres and Performing Arts Organizations by Dan Meyer

Among the 2021 grant recipients are BAM, Lincoln Center Theater, and New York Theatre Workshop.

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West End Celebration at London's Palace Theatre Begins June 10 by Dan Meyer

The show features Layton Williams, Alice Fearn, Rachel John, and more.

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Goodman Theatre Sets Dates for 2021–2022 Season, Including School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play by Dan Meyer

The Sean Hayes-led Good Night, Oscar, the musical adaption of The Outsiders, and more will come to Chicago.

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Beyond the Music: Capturing the Sounds of Washington Heights for In The Heights by Dan Meyer

How Lewis Goldstein made a NYC vibrant neighborhood come to life on screen

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American Theatre Wing and BroadwayHD Will Offer Streaming Presentation of ATW Centennial Concert and Gala by Dan Meyer

The 2017 special event featured Heather Headley, Santino Fontana, Rebecca Luker, and more.

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Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre