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Monday, November 7, 2022

Go Inside the Rehearsal Room for Life of Pi at American Repertory Theater by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

The play makes its North American premiere beginning December 4 ahead of a Broadway bow.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:36PM
Monday, October 31, 2022

Go Inside the Rehearsal Room for West End's Best of Enemies Starring Zachary Quinto and David Harewood by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

James Graham's new drama explores the political clash between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley Jr.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:32PM
Friday, October 28, 2022

Get a First Look at Jim Parsons, Mare Winningham, More in Classic Stage's A Man of No Importance by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

The Ahrens and Flaherty musical plays an extended Off-Broadway run under the direction of John Doyle.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:25PM

See Gabriel Byrne Share His Memories Onstage in Broadway's Walking With Ghosts by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

The Dublin-born Tony nominee takes audiences through a selection of moments from his life in the solo play based on his 2020 memoir.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:49PM
Monday, October 24, 2022

See Chris Myers and Billy Eugene Jones Play a Disconnected Son and Father in Where the Mountain Meets the Sea by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

Check out new photos of the Manhattan Theatre Club production, currently in previews.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:19PM
Thursday, October 20, 2022

Go Inside The Contingency Plan, A Double-Bill of Climate Emergency Plays Resilience and On the Beach by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

Check out production photos for Steve Waters' On the Beach and Resilience, which run at Sheffield, England's Crucible Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:33PM
Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Meet the Couples of Alley Theatre's Seascape by Edward Albee by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

The Texas theatre presents the play about the serendipitous meeting of two couples—one human, one sea creature.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:19PM

See Wendell Pierce, Lena Hall, More at Drama League's Embrace the Season Gala With New Photos by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

The celebration directed by Tony nominee Sheryl Kaller took place at City Winery October 17.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37PM
Tuesday, October 18, 2022

See Tony Winner Gabriel Ebert and West End Stars in New Photos of Local Hero at Chichester Festival Theatre by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

Ebert is joined in leading the cast of the new musical adaptation by Lillie Flynn, Paul Higgins, Olivier nominee Hilton McRae, and Jay Villiers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:55PM
Thursday, September 29, 2022

See Emmy Nominee Cecily Strong Take the Stage in Los Angeles Run of The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

The co-production with Off-Broadway's The Shed opened at Los Angeles' Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum September 28.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:25PM
Tuesday, September 20, 2022

See Dancers and Drumlines Take Over Times Square for MJ's HBCU Pep Rally by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

The musical's stars came out September 16 to celebrate the 2022 Toyota HBCU New York Football Classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:07PM

Witness the Love Story of This Beautiful Future in New Production Photos by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

Playing Off-Broadway, the story of two teenagers who fall in love during WWII stars Uly Schlesinger, Tony nominee Austin Pendleton, Francesca Carpanini, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:43AM
Monday, September 19, 2022

Go Back to the 1930s with a Look at John Adams' Antony and Cleopatra at San Francisco Opera by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

The world premiere of Adams' take on the tale from ancient history finds its setting in the 20th century.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:07PM

See Helen Hunt Debate Vaccines in New Photos of Jonathan Spector's Eureka Day by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

The work about a mumps outbreak at a private school is currently running at London's The Old Vic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:07PM
Friday, July 1, 2022

Check Out New Production Photos of Dom Juan at Bard SummerScape by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

The 1665 tragicomedy receives a feminist twist with a gender-reframed adaptation and new translation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:18PM
Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Go Inside the Mind of a Painter With New Productions Photos of Lempicka by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

The biomusical starring Eden Espinosa and Amber Iman opened at the La Jolla Playhouse June 25.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:07PM
Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Check Out Photos of Immersive and Queer Comedy Quince at The Bushwick Starr by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

The show follows a teenage girl as she accepts her queer identity on the eve of her quinceañera.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM
Friday, May 20, 2022

Check Out New Photos of Pulitzer Prize Finalist Circle Jerk in New Hybrid Production by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

The Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley will be presented in-person and digitally at Off-Broadway's The Connelly Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:42PM
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Take a Look at New Production Photos of Macbeth Starring Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

The Broadway production officially opens at the Longacre Theatre April 28.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24PM
Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Then and Now: See the Original 1976 Cast of For Colored Girls... Visit the Current Broadway Revival by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

Directed and choreographed by Camille A. Brown, the revival of the Ntozake Shange choreopoem opens April 20 at the Booth Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:03PM
Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Take a Peek at the Industry Workshop of New Vincent Van Gogh Musical Starry in London by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

Matt Dahan and Kelly D'Angelo have been developing Starry since 2017.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:06PM

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