All stories by Logan Culwell-Block on BroadwayStars

Friday, March 31, 2023

Casting Director Chad Eric Murnane Launches Murnane Casting by Logan Culwell-Block

The new boutique office is available for nationwide projects in theatre, film, and television.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:42PM

Samantha Massell Will Lead World Premiere Musical Double Helix at Bay Street Theater by Logan Culwell-Block

The new work from Madeline Myers follows the 1950s race to discover and document the structure of DNA.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:12PM
Thursday, March 30, 2023

The Public's Mobile Unit Will Tour a Bilingual Musical Adaptation of Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors by Logan Culwell-Block

Rebecca Martínez and Julián Mesri have penned the new adaptation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:36PM

Ragtime Reunion Concert Raises More Than $1 Million; See Photos and Video From the One-Night-Only Concert by Logan Culwell-Block

Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Peter Friedman, Kelli O'Hara, and more performed at the evening benefiting the Entertainment Community Fund.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:54PM

Standing Ovations, Tears, and a New Syncopation: Inside the One-Night-Only Ragtime Reunion Concert by Logan Culwell-Block

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Audra McDonald, Peter Friedman, and more from the original Broadway cast reunited at the Minskoff Theatre March 27—and it was epic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:12PM

Baltimore Center Stage Plans Cinderella, Pulitzer-Winning The Hot Wing King, More in 2023-2024 Season by Logan Culwell-Block

The Maryland company will stage the 1997 TV-movie version of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM

Evil Dead the Musical Joins Music Theatre International Catalogue by Logan Culwell-Block

Based on the cult classic film franchise, the musical will become available for licensing later this spring.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:12AM
Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Hamilton to Make Asia Premiere in the Philippines in September by Logan Culwell-Block

The Lin-Manuel Miranda musical will play Manila's Theatre at Solaire.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:36PM

Actors' Equity Launches Political Action Committee by Logan Culwell-Block

The independent organization will work to advance the political interests of Equity members, which include Broadway actors and stage managers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM

How Much Money Do Broadway Actors Make? by Logan Culwell-Block

A breakdown of salaries for performers—and stage managers and musicians—who work on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42AM
Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Savy Jackson Will Be Bad Cinderella at Sunday Performances Beginning April 2 on Broadway by Logan Culwell-Block

The recently opened Andrew Lloyd Webber musical continues at the Imperial Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

Broadway Grosses Analysis: Chicago Says Goodbye to Jinkx Monsoon With Highest-Grossing Non-Holiday Week by Logan Culwell-Block

The RuPaul's Drag Race winner sashayed away from the long-running revival March 26.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:32PM

Heathers: The Musical Live Film Screens in U.K. Movie Theatres Beginning March 28 by Logan Culwell-Block

Filmed at London's The Other Palace, the musical adaptation of the 1989 cult film favorite features a book, music, and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O'Keefe.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM

Sarah Mantell's In the Amazon Warehouse Parking Lot Wins Susan Smith Blackburn Prize by Logan Culwell-Block

The annual honor recognizes the best in international women+ playwriting.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM

Paolo Montalban, Anne L. Nathan Join Broadway's Funny Girl March 28 by Logan Culwell-Block

Lea Michele and Tovah Feldshuh lead the Jule Styne musical's revival at the August Wilson Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Monday, March 27, 2023

Watch: Charlie Webb and the Cast of Parade Sing 'The Old Red Hills of Home' by Logan Culwell-Block

See onstage and recording studio footage of the opening number of the Jason Robert Brown musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:32PM

Questlove to Direct Live-Action Movie-Musical Aristocats Remake by Logan Culwell-Block

The project is the latest foray into musical theatre for the Grammy winner, who co-produced Hamilton's cast album and is currently working on a Soul Train musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:54PM

Photos: Go Inside the 2023 Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival by Logan Culwell-Block

The annual event saw more than 100 NYC public school students make their Broadway debuts at the Broadhurst Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM

On the Red Carpet: What Would the Cast of Sweeney Todd Taste Like as Pies? by Logan Culwell-Block

Go inside the opening night of Broadway's latest Sondheim revival, starring Annaleigh Ashford and Josh Groban.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM

Will Betsy Wolfe Star in the Ragtime Reunion Concert? Find Out as She Takes Over Playbill's Instagram by Logan Culwell-Block

The & Juliet and Waitress star is looking to take on a role—any role—in the Entertainment Community Fund benefit concert.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

Main Stage Performances for 2023 International Thespian Festival Revealed by Logan Culwell-Block

Find out which exceptional high school productions will perform at the annual festival in Bloomington, Indiana, this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:18AM

Ragtime Original Broadway Cast Reunites for Entertainment Community Fund Concert March 27 by Logan Culwell-Block

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Audra McDonald, and Peter Friedman are joined by Kelli O'Hara, stepping in for the late Marin Mazzie.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Sunday, March 26, 2023

Attend the Tale: Josh Groban- and Annaleigh Ashford-Led Sweeney Todd Revival Opens on Broadway March 26 by Logan Culwell-Block

Ruthie Ann Miles, Jordan Fisher, Gaten Matarazzo, and more co-star with Tony-winning Hamilton director Thomas Kail at the helm.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM

Christiane Noll, More Sing A Little Bit of Lerner and Loewe Via Jazz at Lincoln Center March 26 by Logan Culwell-Block

The concert of songs from the My Fairy Lady and Camelot writing team will also stream live from Dizzy's Club.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Saturday, March 25, 2023

West End & Juliet Closes March 25 by Logan Culwell-Block

The pop musical made its London debut in 2019.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Friday, March 24, 2023

Lea Michele Will Return to Broadway's Funny Girl March 25; Shares Update on Son by Logan Culwell-Block

The Glee star missed performances this week to be with her son in the hospital.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM

Attend the Tale of Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford in These New Sweeney Todd Production Shots by Logan Culwell-Block

The Stephen Sondheim-Hugh Wheeler musical is back on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, opening March 26.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

Jon Hamm, More Join Cast of Mean Girls Movie Musical by Logan Culwell-Block

The upcoming screen version of the 2018 musical will also feature Renée Rapp reprising her Broadway performance as Regina George.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

From Drunken Yelling to Onstage Mishaps, Life Imitates Art in Merrily We Roll Along by Logan Culwell-Block

Daniel Radcliffe, Lindsay Mendez, and Jonathan Groff share how "Old Friends" is more than their characters' stories when they're co-starring in the Sondheim revival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:02PM

Inside Casey Nicholaw's Last-Minute, 'Harrowing but Fun' Onstage Performance in Broadway's Some Like It Hot by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony winner joined the cast of the musical he directed and choreographed in a true understudy-to-the-rescue moment.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM

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