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Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Brian Stokes Mitchell Will Kick-Off Networking Event for BIPOC Stage Managers by Logan Culwell-Block

Attendees will be able to engage virtually with representatives from Disney Theatrical, Second Stage Theatre, NETworks, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37PM
Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Flying Over Sunset Moves Up Broadway Closing Date by Logan Culwell-Block

Tony nominees Tony Yazbeck, Harry Hadden-Paton, and Carmen Cusack star in the the Lincoln Center Theater production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:36PM

Paradise Square Pushes Back Broadway Start and Opening Night by Logan Culwell-Block

The Civil War era-set musical will start a month later as a COVID-19 precaution.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:33PM

Brittney Mack, Alexandra Silber, Presley Ryan, More to Lead I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been at Feinstein's/54 Below by Logan Culwell-Block

Created and hosted by Silber, the latest installment of the concert series will play to an in-person audience and stream live.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM
Monday, January 3, 2022

Sierra Boggess and Stefano Da Free Announce Engagement by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway star and filmmaker made the happy announcement on Instagram.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:04PM

Sierra Boggess and Stefano Da Fre Announce Engagement by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway star and filmmaker made the happy announcement on Instagram.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:04PM

Tino Gagliardi Elected President and Executive Director of NYC Musicians' Union Local 802 by Logan Culwell-Block

A former Broadway trumpet player, Gagliardi returns to the role after serving in it from 2010 to 2018.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:28PM

Antonio Banderas-Helmed A Chorus Line Will Return to Barcelona by Logan Culwell-Block

Spanish film star Manuel Bandera will star as Zach.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:52AM
Sunday, January 2, 2022

Broadway's Mrs. Doubtfire to Take 9-Week Hiatus by Logan Culwell-Block

The Rob McClure-led musical has been facing breakthrough COVID cases among its cast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:07PM
Friday, December 31, 2021

In Memoriam: A Look at the Theatre Artists We Lost in 2021 by Logan Culwell-Block

Playbill remembers the actors, directors, playwrights, and other familiar faces of the stage who died this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Star Sally Ann Howes Dies at 91 by Logan Culwell-Block

The British-born actor made her Broadway debut as Julie Andrew's first replacement in My Fair Lady.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:58PM

Broadway League President Charlotte St. Martin Makes Apology Statement to Broadway Understudies, Swings by Logan Culwell-Block

The move follows responses to St. Martin's comments on why some Broadway shows are facing cancellations.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:50PM
Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Nina Arianda and J.K. Simmons on Finding Fred and Ethel’s Stage Roots for Being the Ricardos by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway alums star as the actors who created two of televisions most iconic sidekicks in the new behind-the-scenes movie, now streaming on Prime Video.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:49PM

Broadway League President Charlotte St. Martin on Recent Closures, Safety Protocols, More by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway leader shares why she thinks Broadway isn't heading toward another shutdown.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:33AM
Monday, December 20, 2021

Jagged Little Pill Has Completed Broadway Run by Logan Culwell-Block

The Alanis Morissette jukebox musical played its final performance December 17.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:30PM

Pulitzer-Winning A Strange Loop to Play Broadway by Logan Culwell-Block

The Michael R. Jackson musical returns to New York after debuting at Off-Broadway's Playwrights Horizons and its current D.C. bow.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:59PM
Friday, December 17, 2021

Broadway Caroline, or Change Revival Releases Cast Album December 17 by Logan Culwell-Block

The recording features Sharon D Clarke, Caissie Levy, Samantha Williams, and the complete cast of Roundabout Theatre Company's current revival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Thursday, December 16, 2021

Watch: 'She Has Hope' Music Video Pays Tribute to Late Rebecca Luker by Logan Culwell-Block

Brian d'Arcy James is accompanied by Tom Kitt in the song honoring those with ALS.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:10PM

Music Theatre International Acquires Worldwide Licensing Rights to Godspell by Logan Culwell-Block

Previously only administered by MTI in the U.S., the theatrical licensor will now represent three different versions of the Stephen Schwartz-John-Michael Tebelak musical internationally.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:00AM

Get a 1st Listen to Sharon D Clarke's 'Lot's Wife' From Upcoming Caroline, or Change Broadway Revival Cast Album by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway Records release will also feature performances from Caissie Levy, Samantha Williams, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM

American Theatre Wing's Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative Announces 2021 University Scholarship Recipients by Logan Culwell-Block

The program works to affect systemic change in the theatrical training pipeline with scholarships and grants.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

MTI's All Together Now! Raises More Than $6 Million For Theatrical Organizations Worldwide by Logan Culwell-Block

The project saw more than 2,000 theatres in 31 countries performing a gala revue in celebration of the return of live theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM
Thursday, December 9, 2021

All IN(clusive) All-City Theatre Teen Ensemble Premieres Musical Beloved Land On Playbill December 9 by Logan Culwell-Block

The program from NYC's Department of Education sees young artists writing and performing an original musical reflecting the diversity of the student creators.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

All IN(clusive) All-City Theatre Teen Ensemble's Musical Beloved Land Premieres On Playbill December 8 by Logan Culwell-Block

The program from NYC's Department of Education sees young artists writing and performing an original musical reflecting the diversity of the student creators.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:13AM
Monday, December 6, 2021

All IN(clusive) All-City Theatre Teen Ensemble to Premiere New Streaming Musical Beloved Land on Playbill by Logan Culwell-Block

The program from NYC's Department of Education sees young artists writing and performing an original musical reflecting the diversity of the student creators.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:26PM

Personal Letters From Late Broadway Legend Stephen Sondheim Collected in New Instagram Account by Logan Culwell-Block

The composer-lyricist, who died November 26 at 91, was famously responsive to fan letters.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:28PM

Works by Adam Guettel, Leonard Bernstein, More Featured at MasterVoices' A Joyful Noise December 6 by Logan Culwell-Block

Led by Tony winner Ted Sperling, the holiday concert is the choral ensemble's first in-person performance since 2020.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:47AM
Friday, December 3, 2021

Track-by-Track Breakdown: Jonathan Reid Gealt on Creating Archetype by Logan Culwell-Block

The album releases December 3 with performances from Broadway favorites Daniel J. Watts, Lilli Cooper, Amber Iman, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:18PM

New West Side Story Movie Soundtrack Released December 3 by Logan Culwell-Block

The screen adaptation of the Leonard Bernstein-Stephen Sondheim-Arthur Laurents musical hits theatres December 10.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:44PM

Watch: The Cast of Broadway's New Company Shares Their Stephen Sondheim Stories by Logan Culwell-Block

A new series from the current revival spotlights the performers' anecdotes with the late and legendary composer-lyricist.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:08AM
Thursday, December 2, 2021

Listen to Rachel Zegler and Ansel Elgort Sing 'Tonight' From New West Side Story Movie by Logan Culwell-Block

Director Steven Spielberg's film adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical hits theatres December 10.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:04AM

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Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre