All stories by Leah Putnam on BroadwayStars

Saturday, July 2, 2022

Clubbed Thumb Finishes its 25th Summerworks Festival July 2 by Leah Putnam

The festival wraps up with a final performance of Angela Hanks' Bodies They Ritual.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

West End's SIX Resumes Performances Starring Current Queens July 2 by Leah Putnam

Performances at the Vaudeville Theatre were suspended for a filming of the musical with the musical's original West End cast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Friday, July 1, 2022

Listen to Jeanna de Waal Sing 'Sodom & Gomorrah' From New Musical Her Sound by Leah Putnam

The show's concept album features music and lyrics by Waitress national tour member Ethan Carlson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:07AM

See Who's Joining Casts of Williamstown Theatre Festival's Summer Lineup by Leah Putnam

The Berkshire festival will feature works by Daniel Fish, Anna Ouyang Moench, and Harrison David Rivers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

NAATCO Production of Queen Completes Run at A.R.T./New York July 1 by Leah Putnam

Madhuri Shekar's Queen, directed by Aneesha Kudtarkar, follows two women faced with a decision that could make or break their careers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37AM

The Tempest at Theatre Royal Bath's Ustinov Studio Begins Performances July 1 by Leah Putnam

The production launches Artistic Director Deborah Warner's inaugural season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37AM

Original West End Queens of SIX Perform Live July 1 by Leah Putnam

The Olivier-nominated queens returned for a stage filming of the Tudor pop musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37AM
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Reviews: What Do Critics Have to Say About Robert Icke's Hamlet? by Leah Putnam

The production at Park Avenue Armory stars Alex Lawther in the title role.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Hillary Clinton to Moderate BroadwayCon Panel Featuring LaChanze, Julie White, and Vanessa Williams by Leah Putnam

The fan convention has also announced a panel on queer representation in theatre with L Morgan Lee and Roger Q. Mason.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:33PM

Netflix's Matilda Movie Musical to Open BFI London Film Festival by Leah Putnam

The adaptation of the Tony- and Olivier-winning production stars newcomer Alisha Weir as Matilda and Emma Thompson as Mrs. Trunchbull.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:03AM
Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Amber Iman Sings 'Stay' in New Single From Upcoming Lempicka Cast Album by Leah Putnam

Currently running at La Jolla Playhouse, the musical tells the true story of artist Tamara de Lempicka, played by Eden Espinosa.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:33PM

Liz Ramos and Jonathan Raviv to Star in Clarence Coo's On That Day in Amsterdam by Leah Putnam

The play, about a romantic day shared by a refugee from the Middle East and an American, will play at Off-Broadway's 59E59 Theaters.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:07PM

Caissie Levy, Brandon Uranowitz, More to Star in Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt on Broadway by Leah Putnam

The 38-member company will include also include Aaron Neil, Jenna Augen, Arty Froushan, Faye Castelow from the original West End production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:18AM
Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Broadway Alums Russell Harvard, Alexandra Wailes, Matthew Jaeger, and Amelia Hensley to Star in Bilingual Version of Oedipus by Leah Putnam

The Deaf West Theatre and Getty Museum production will be presented in American Sign Language and spoken English.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:18PM

Performances of Broadway-Bound A Beautiful Noise Cancelled Through July 4 Due to COVID by Leah Putnam

The regional production has also announced an extension.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:03PM

The Sanderson Sisters Return in New Hocus Pocus 2 Trailer by Leah Putnam

The 1993 Disney favorite is getting a sequel with its original cast returning, arriving on Disney+ later this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:33AM

Alex Lawther Stars in Hamlet at Park Avenue Armory, Opening June 28 by Leah Putnam

The Off-Broadway production of Robert Icke's adaptation is being performed in repertory with Icke's take on Oresteia.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM
Monday, June 27, 2022

Playwrights Horizons Extends World Premiere of Corsicana by Leah Putnam

Will Arbery's new play stars Will Dagger, Jamie Brewer, Deirdre O'Connell, and Harold Surratt.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:37PM

6 Theatre Books for Surviving the Summer Heat by Leah Putnam

From the letters of Oscar Hammerstein II to These upcoming releases are filled with stories from the Broadway stage.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:49PM

McKinley Belcher III Joins the Cast of Broadway's Upcoming Death of a Salesman Revival by Leah Putnam

The West End production of the Arthur Miller work will transfer this fall with London stars Wendell Pierce and Sharon D Clarke.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18PM

See Which Broadway Alum Will Develop New Works at NY Stage and Film This Summer by Leah Putnam

A new crop of stage favorites are joining previously announced artists Leigh Silverman, Josh Radnor, Anna Deveare Smith, Keenan Scott II, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:37AM

SIX Suspends London Performances to Film Live With Original West End Cast June 27 by Leah Putnam

The Olivier-nominated queens take the stage at the Vaudeville Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Saturday, June 25, 2022

Lempicka Opens June 25 at California's La Jolla Playhouse by Leah Putnam

The biomusical stars Eden Espinosa in the title role.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM

Circle Jerk Finishes Its Run at Off-Broadway's The Connelly Theater June 25 by Leah Putnam

Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley presented their 2021 Pulitzer Prize Finalist play in a new hybrid production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Friday, June 24, 2022

Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey, and Kwame Kwei-Armah Musical The Visitor Drops Original Cast Album June 24 by Leah Putnam

The Public Theater presented the musical's world premiere Off-Broadway in 2021.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM

Reviews: What Are Critics Saying About Musical Parody Titanique? by Leah Putnam

The show opened its Off-Broadway run and return to New York June 23.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

Reviews: Critics Review Trevor: The Musical Disney+ Film by Leah Putnam

The filmed version of the Off-Broadway show drops on the streaming platform June 24.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:07AM

Broadway in the Park Concert Stars Tony Winners Kelli O'Hara and Adrienne Warren June 24 by Leah Putnam

Virginia's Signature Theatre and Wolf Trap Foundation collaborate to present the 2nd Annual event.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

Trevor: The Musical Streams on Disney+ June 24 by Leah Putnam

The musical's Off-Broadway cast album is also now available to stream.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

The Minutes' Noah Reid Drops New Album Adjustments June 24 by Leah Putnam

The Schitt's Creek actor is currently making his Broadway debut in the Tracy Letts-penned play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

Jonathan Brielle's A Monkey and Me Makes World Premiere at New Jersey's Axelrod June 24 by Leah Putnam

Brielle stars in the show alongside Tovah Feldshuh and Veanne Cox.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM