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Monday, July 15, 2024

Margaret Cho Named Vanguard Artist-in-Residence at Public Theater's Joe's Pub by Logan Culwell-Block

Cho will curate programming at the cabaret venue, including a 2025 comedy night hosted by the comedian.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06PM

Infamous Broadway-Themed TV Series Smash Now Streaming on Peacock by Logan Culwell-Block

Get caught up with the legendary backstage drama ahead of its upcoming Broadway musical adaptation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM

More Is More: Get a 1st Look at Kristin Chenoweth and F. Murray Abraham in The Queen of Versailles by Logan Culwell-Block

The pair is leading the upcoming Boston premiere of the Stephen Schwartz musical beginning July 16.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:42AM

Abortion Rights Thriller Blood of the Lamb Will Make New York Premiere at 59E59 by Logan Culwell-Block

Written by Arlene Hutton, the work played previous runs at Edinburgh and Adelaide Fringe.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

Broadway Favorite Eric Petersen, Plus Willy Wonka OG Cast Members Will Star in Willy's Candy Spectacular by Logan Culwell-Block

Inspired by Glasgow's "Willy's Chocolate Experience" debacle, the parody musical will premiere at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

Psychological Thriller Job Begins Broadway Transfer July 15 by Logan Culwell-Block

Sydney Lemmon and Peter Friedman star in Max Wolf Friedlich's play at the Hayes.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Saturday, July 13, 2024

Six Characters Begins World Premiere Run Via LCT3 July 13 by Logan Culwell-Block

Dustin Wills is directing the Phillip Howze play Off-Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM

Jamie Muscato Leads London Carousel Concert July 13 by Logan Culwell-Block

Christine Allado and Rebecca Caine are co-starring in the one-night-only event at Royal Festival Hall.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Friday, July 12, 2024

Suzan-Lori Parks Is Talking Astronomy and Performing With Her Band at Little Island All Weekend by Logan Culwell-Block

The Pulitzer winner has curated several events at the outdoor venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:36PM

Teeth Dates Open-Ended Off-Broadway Run, Drops Cast Album by Logan Culwell-Block

Written by Anna K. Jacobs and Michael R. Jackson, the musical premiered at Playwrights Horizons earlier this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:36PM

Watch: Broadway's The Wiz Plays a Tiny Desk Concert by Logan Culwell-Block

Nichelle Lewis, Kyle Ramar Freeman, Avery Wilson, and more dropped by NPR's offices for a special performance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM
Thursday, July 11, 2024

Photos: Well of All Things, Can It Be Really Andrew Lloyd Webber Visiting Cats: 'The Jellicle Ball'? by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony- and Olivier-winning composer saw a recent performance of the reimagined, ballroom-inspired Off-Broadway revival of his 1981 musical Cats.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:32PM

Is Dead Outlaw Eyeing a Broadway Bow? by Logan Culwell-Block

Co-composer David Yazbek is teasing a possible transfer for the Drama Desk-winning musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Karen Mason, Jarran Muse, and Nicholas Rodriguez Will Offer Solo Shows at Paper Mill Playhouse by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-winning New Jersey company is launching a Front Row Center cabaret series at its F.M. Kirby Carriage House.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:32PM

Kara Lindsay Will Be Once Upon a Mattress' Standby Princess by Logan Culwell-Block

Sutton Foster, Michael Urie, and Ana Gasteyer are leading the upcoming Broadway revival, a transfer from New York City Center Encores!

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

Audra McDonald, Richard Kind, Ben Vereen, More Starring in Agatha Christie-Inspired Film The Auction by Logan Culwell-Block

William Atticus Parker is directing the upcoming release, loosely adapted from And Then There Were None.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM

Reviews: How Did Critics Find Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play in London? by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway production has transferred to London's Noël Coward Theatre with Kit Harington and Olivia Washington leading the cast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42AM

Oh, Broadway! Cole Escola's Off-Broadway Sensation Oh, Mary! Opens at the Lyceum July 11 by Logan Culwell-Block

Escola, who penned the campy comedy, also stars as Mary Todd Lincoln opposite Conrad Ricamora as Abraham Lincoln.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM

Katori Hall's Pulitzer-Winning The Hot Wing King Begins U.K. Premiere at London's National July 11 by Logan Culwell-Block

Roy Alexander Weise is directing the new production with Kadiff Kirwan leading the cast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Wednesday, July 10, 2024

You Can Tour the Farm Where Oscar Hammerstein II Wrote Oklahoma! This Summer by Logan Culwell-Block

Pennsylvania's Hammerstein Museum is offering weekly tours of Highland Farm, where the musical theatre legend wrote his most popular musicals.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:12PM

Report: Is Lin-Manuel Miranda's Next Musical Coming Soon as a Concept Album? by Logan Culwell-Block

It's being reported that the Tony-winning Hamilton star and writer's next project is based on the 1979 film The Warriors.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

Rachel Bloom Solo Show Death, Let Me Do My Show Will Become a Netflix Special by Logan Culwell-Block

The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend writer and star previously performed the show Off-Broadway in two separate runs.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

New Queer Musical Fowl Play Will Have Off-Broadway Developmental Showcase by Logan Culwell-Block

Max Clayton, Jackie Cox, and more are among the cast of the show, about queer best friends tasked with writing an apology musical for a homophobic fried chicken chain restaurant.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36AM

Cluedo Now Available for Licensing in the U.K. by Logan Culwell-Block

Known in the U.S. as Clue, the play version of the cult favorite film has become a regional theatre favorite.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

Muhammad Ali Biomusical Sets Chicago World Premiere by Logan Culwell-Block

Telling the story of the boxing champion and humanitarian, the Broadway-aimed musical features a book by Clint Dyer and score by Teddy Abrams.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

Disney World's New Country Bear Jamboree Will Include Songs From The Little Mermaid, Frozen, Coco, and More by Logan Culwell-Block

Nashville music fixtures Mac McAnally, Emily Ann Roberts, Allison Russell, and more have collaborated on the group's new song list.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM

Hal Linden and Marilu Henner Star in The Journals of Adam and Eve Off-Broadway Beginning July 10 by Logan Culwell-Block

The work from playwright Ed. Weinberger made its world premiere at California's Garry Marshall Theatre earlier this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Watch: Cynthia Erivo Remembers How The Color Purple Marked a New Phase of Her Life by Logan Culwell-Block

"All the pieces fall together and you go, 'Oh my God,'" says the Tony winner and Oscar nominee, soon to be starring as Elphaba in the screen adaptation of Wicked.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Broadway Grosses Analysis: Merrily We Roll Along Closes the Top-Grossing Show on Broadway by Logan Culwell-Block

The production's final week was the top grosser of its entire run by nearly half-a-million dollars.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:24PM

The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Show Sets 2024 Tour by Logan Culwell-Block

The RuPaul's Drag Race stars are hitting the road for the seventh time with their holiday tradition.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

Jeffery Self Joins Cast of Messy White Gays at Powerhouse Theater at Vassar College by Logan Culwell-Block

The new play from Drew Droege got a public reading at Soho Playhouse earlier this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:55PM

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