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Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Broadway’s ‘Prayer For The French Republic’ Casts Anthony Edwards, Aria Shahghasemi & More by Denise Petski

Initial cast has been announced for Broadway’s Prayer for the French Republic. Written by Joshua Harmon and directed by David Cromer (The Band’s Visit), Prayer for the French Republic be…

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Thursday, August 3, 2023

Lin-Manuel Miranda To Adapt ‘The Warriors’ As Stage Musical — Report by Denise Petski

Lin-Manuel Miranda reportedly has set his sights on his next musical for the stage. The multiple Tony and Grammy award winner is adapting a stage musical version of The Warriors, based on So…

SOURCE: Deadline at 08:39PM
Wednesday, July 19, 2023

IATSE Holding Strike Authorization Vote For Pink Contract Theater Workers by Denise Petski

IATSE is holding a strike authorization vote for theater workers under the so-called Pink Contract after talks between The Broadway League and Disney Theatrical Productions failed to meet wo…

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Monday, August 15, 2022

Patrick Herold Moves To UTA After Nearly 20 Years As Head Of Theater At ICM Partners by Denise Petski

EXCLUSIVE: Patrick Herold, who served as Partner and Head of Theater at ICM Partners for nearly two decades, has moved to UTA as an agent in the Theatre division. He will be based in New Yor…

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Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Temptations Musical ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ To End Broadway Run In January by Denise Petski

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations is ending its Broadway run. The jukebox musical will play its final performance on January 16 at the Imperial Theatre. The Tony-no…

SOURCE: Deadline at 11:19AM
Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Broadway’s ‘Plaza Suite’ Starring Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker To Premiere In 2022 by Denise Petski

After a lengthy delay due to the pandemic shutdown, the Broadway revival of Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker has locked in a 2022 opening date. …

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:47AM
Thursday, April 2, 2020

EMMY Winner Leslie Jordan joins FOX's new comedy series "Call Me Kat" starring Mayim Bialik by Denise Petski

Former The Cool Kids star Leslie Jordan is returning to Fox as a series regular opposite Mayim Bialik in Call Me Kat (fka Carla), the network’s multi-camera straight-to-series comedy, from…

SOURCE: Deadline at 03:23PM
Thursday, February 13, 2020

‘West Side Story’ Defends Actor At Center Of Protests Outside Broadway Theater by Denise Petski

Broadway’s West Side Story is coming to the defense of cast member Amar Ramasar, who has been at the center of continued protests outside the theater over a sexually explicit photo the act…

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Toby Marlow & Lucy Moss Hit Musical ‘Six’ Heads To Broadway In 2020 by Denise Petski

Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss’ Olivier-nominated musical phenom Six will open on Broadway March 12 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, producers Kenny Wax, Wendy and Andy Barnes, George Stiles and…

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Drama Desk ("Wayside Motor Inn") Winner KELLY AuCOIN upped to "series regular" on Showtime's BILLIONS by Denise Petski

KELLY AuCOIN who has appeared as "Dollar Bill" in over 30 episodes of Showtime's mega-hit BILLIONS has been promoted to series regular as the fourth season of the series begins filming next…

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Pregnant Broadway Actress Injured In Car Crash Loses Unborn Baby by Denise Petski

Tony-winning actress Ruthie Ann Miles, whose four-year-old daughter was killed in a horrific Brooklyn car crash that also left Miles injured, has lost the baby she was carrying at the time o…

SOURCE: Deadline at 08:41AM
Monday, March 26, 2018

‘Vacation’ The Musical? Producers Ken Davenport & Kurt Deutsch Option Rights To Film Franchise Characters by Denise Petski

Producers Ken Davenport and Kurt Deutsch are eyeing a Broadway musical version of the hit film franchise Vacation. The pair have optioned the musical rights to the franchise’s characte…

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:56AM
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Wayne Brady To Reprise Lola Role In Broadway’s ‘Kinky Boots’ by Denise Petski

Emmy winner Wayne Brady will return to his glittery boots as fabulous drag queen Lola in the Tony-winning Broadway musical Kinky Boots on Monday, March 5. Brady will reprise his role in a li…

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

CBS Re-Ups With Broadway’s Tony Awards Through 2026 Under New Deal by Denise Petski

The annual Tony Awards telecast, beloved of Emmy nominators and theater fans alike, is staying in the CBS family – and at Radio City Music Hall. The network brokered a new agreement wi…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

‘Sweat’: Pulitzer Winner, Shut Out At Tonys, Sets Closing Date by Denise Petski

Sweat, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lynn Nottage that was shut out at the Tony Awards, will close out its Broadway run on Sunday, June 25. The production began previews began March 4 a…

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Disney/ABC TV Group Exec Kevin Brockman Joins Second Stage Theater Board by Denise Petski

Kevin Brockman, EVP Global Communications, Disney/ABC Television Group, has joined the Second Stage Theater’s Board of Directors. Brockman has been with Disney/ABC Television Group sin…

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Monday, November 21, 2016

‘Hamilton’ Star On Message To Pence: “There’s Nothing To Apologize For” by Denise Petski

Hamilton star Brandon Victor Dixon has no intention of apologizing (as requested by Donald Trump) for his curtain call message to Vice President-elect Mike Pence on Saturday night following …

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:54AM
Sunday, July 10, 2016

Lin Manuel-Miranda Takes His Final Bows With Original ‘Hamilton’ Cast by Denise Petski

Lin Manuel-Miranda took his final bows last night with the original cast of Hamilton, along with fellow departing stars Leslie Odom Jr. and Phillipa Soo in an emotional night at the Richard …

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

‘Hamilton’ Books Brandon Victor Dixon & Lexi Lawson by Denise Petski

Two-time Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon is shuffling over to Hamilton from his current role in Shuffle Along to take on the role of Aaron Burr, and Lexi Lawson (In The Heights) is joining…

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

‘An American In Paris’ Gets Broadway End Date by Denise Petski

The end in is sight for Tony-winning An American In Paris. The hit musical will end its Broadway run on Sunday, January 1, 2017. Since the first performance at the Palace Theatre on March 13…

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Tony Winner ‘The Humans’ To Extend Broadway Run At New Theater by Denise Petski

The Humans, the family drama from Stephen Karam that won four Tony awards this month including Best Play, has found a new Broadway home. It will move a block away to the Gerald Schoenfeld Th…

SOURCE: Deadline at 04:35PM

Will Chase Joins Broadway’s ‘Something Rotten!’ As Shakespeare by Denise Petski

Will Chase is leaving Nashville and heading to Broadway. He’ll take over the starring role of William Shakespeare from Tony winner Christan Borle, who’s leaving the hit musical o…

SOURCE: Deadline at 03:49PM
Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Jessalyn Wanlim Joins ‘Orphan Black’; Kerry O’Malley & Annika Marks In ‘The Last Tycoon’ by Denise Petski

O’Malley will play Kay Maloney, a writer on the Brady-American studio lot. Marks is Marks is Bernadette Davis, Declan Davis (Ryan O’Nan) loving wife.

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Friday, February 12, 2016

‘Talking Saul’ To Follow ‘Better Call Saul’s Premiere And Season Finale On AMC by Denise Petski

AMC has had success with its Talking Dead aftershow for its blockbuster The Walking Dead, and now it’s hoping for the same with Breaking Bad prequel Better Call Saul. The network said…

SOURCE: Deadline at 12:25PM
Tuesday, September 29, 2015

‘CSI’ Creator Anthony Zuiker Heads To Broadway With ‘Soul Train The Musical’ by Denise Petski

In an interview ahead of Sunday’s 2-hour CSI series finale, franchise creator Anthony Zuiker told Deadline his next venture would be Broadway, and now we have details of the project. Z…

SOURCE: Deadline at 11:14AM
Wednesday, September 16, 2015

‘Amazing Grace’ Ending Broadway Run In October by Denise Petski

Amazing Grace is ending its short Broadway run on Sunday, October 25. The musical, which tells the story behind the popular hymn penned by slave trader John Newton, began previews on Thursda…

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All that Chat

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