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Friday, February 28, 2020

‘Hangmen’ announces Broadway rush ticket policy by Gillian Russo

The Broadway production of “Hangmen” announced it will offer $39 rush tickets for its performances. Rush tickets will be available at the Golden Theatre box office on the day of each per…

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‘Company’ announces Broadway rush and digital lottery by Gillian Russo

The upcoming Broadway revival of “Company” will offer $43 rush and digital lottery tickets for its performances, beginning with the first preview on March 2. Shubert Ticketing will host …

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Actors’ Equity issues statement on coronavirus by Caitlin Huston and Gillian Russo

Actors’ Equity has provided its staff and union members with guidance on “maintaining business continuity,” should a large coronavirus outbreak occur, the union said Thursday.  “We …

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SDC creates two new senior staff positions by Gillian Russo

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society has appointed Stephanie Coen as its first director of artistic affairs and community engagement. The new position will include “identifying e…

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Monday, February 24, 2020

‘The Minutes’ announces digital lottery and rush tickets on Broadway by Gillian Russo

“The Minutes” will offer rush tickets and a digital lottery for its Broadway run, the production announced Monday. Lottery tickets will be available between midnight and 3 p.m. the day b…

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The role of a press agent, according to veteran Irene Gandy by Gillian Russo

“My job is public relations, prostitution and politics.” So quipped theatrical press agent Irene Gandy when asked how she views the career she has built over the past 50 years. Throughou…

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Johanna Day and more join Broadway cast of ‘How I Learned to Drive’ by Gillian Russo

Manhattan Theatre Club’s “How I Learned to Drive” announced Friday that Johanna Day, Alyssa May Gold and Chris Myers will join the production, completing its Broadway cast. They will j…

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ announces complete Broadway cast by Gillian Russo

The Broadway production of “Mrs. Doubtfire” has announced its complete cast. The newly announced members include Cameron Adams, Akilah Ayanna, Calvin L. Cooper, Kaleigh Cronin, Casey Gar…

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Laura Leigh Turner to make Broadway debut in ‘Mean Girls’ by Gillian Russo

Laura Leigh Turner will make her Broadway debut as Karen Smith in “Mean Girls” beginning March 10, the production announced Monday on Instagram. Turner, originally from Arkansas, attende…

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Olivia Kaufmann and Chad Burris to join Broadway cast of ‘Mean Girls’ by Gillian Russo

Barrett Wilbert Weed will depart the Broadway cast of “Mean Girls” on March 8. She joins fellow original cast members Grey Henson and Kate Rockwell, who will also play their final perfor…

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Monday, February 3, 2020

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ announces new Broadway cast by Gillian Russo

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” announced Monday the complete cast for the production’s third year on Broadway. Paul Thornley, who played Ron Weasley in the original West End produ…

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Grey Henson to depart Broadway’s ‘Mean Girls’ by Gillian Russo

Grey Henson has set a March 8 departure date from the Broadway cast of “Mean Girls.” Henson originated the role of Damian Hubbard, first playing him at the Washington D.C. National Theat…

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Kate Rockwell to depart the Broadway cast of ‘Mean Girls’ by Gillian Russo

Kate Rockwell, who originated the role of Karen Smith in the “Mean Girls” musical, will play her final performance in the Broadway show on March 8. Rockwell has played Karen Smith since …

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Music Theatre International acquires licensing rights to ‘Something Rotten!’ by Gillian Russo

Music Theatre International has acquired the licensing rights to “Something Rotten!” The musical features a book by John O’Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick, and music and lyrics by Karey …

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Friday, January 17, 2020

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ announces House Pride Nights by Gillian Russo

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” will host a series of House Pride Night events at specified performances in February and March, the production announced Friday. The two-part play wil…

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Situation to open London office in May 2020 by Gillian Russo

Situation will open a London office in May 2020, the digital ad agency announced Monday.  The expansion marks the company’s first venture into the United Kingdom and its second office loc…

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