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Friday, January 27, 2023

MacGyver: The Musical Album Released January 27 by Margaret Hall

The musical previously premiered in Houston, Texas, receiving the Houston Press' Best New Musical award.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM

MCC Theater Wolf Play Begins Performances January 27 by Margaret Hall

The production is produced in collaboration with Ma-Yi Theater Company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Thursday, January 26, 2023

Jill Sobule Knows 7th Grade is Toxic by Margaret Hall

The singer-songwriter explores why adolescence is hell in her hit Off-Broadway show F*ck 7th Grade.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Playbill Goes Fringe Favorite Lizard Boy to Premiere Off-Broadway by Margaret Hall

The American musical, which has been in development since 2013, will play a limited engagement this summer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM

Caissie Levy and Trevor Dion Nicholas to Star in London Premiere of Next To Normal by Margaret Hall

Levy will reunite with Donmar Warehouse artistic director Michael Longhurst, who previously directed her in Broadway's Caroline or Change.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM

Henry IV, Richard II Begin Performances at Theatre For A New Audience January 26 by Margaret Hall

The Off-Broadway company will stage the Shakespeare plays in repertory through February 5.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Atlantic Theater Company Reveals Recipients of the Judith Champion Launch Commission by Margaret Hall

The program supports early career playwrights and facilitates industry relationships.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:32PM

'Moving Forward Is Going to Be Scary': Patrick Page Says Goodbye to Hadestown and Hello to King Lear by Margaret Hall

The Tony-nominated actor gets existential: about sobriety, making peace with the past, and embracing the unknown.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

Disney is Bringing Coco to the Stage by Margaret Hall

The property features music by Michael Giacchino and Bobby Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

The Flea Announces New Leadership Model and Community Building Projects by Margaret Hall

The change is made possible through a $1.2 million grant from the Mellon Foundation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:02PM

Arden of Faversham and The Knight of the Burning Pestle to Play Off-Broadway by Margaret Hall

This will be one of the first New York stagings of potentially one of William Shakespeare's first artistic endeavors.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:48PM

Second Stage Dates Thanksgiving Play, White Girl in Danger, Extends Between Riverside and Crazy on Broadway by Margaret Hall

Stephen Adly Guirgis' Pulitzer-winning play will stay on Broadway for an extra week.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02PM

Stephanie Hsu, Angela Bassett, Austin Butler, More Net Oscar Nominations by Margaret Hall

Theatrical talent continues to loom large over the 2023 Awards season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM

'Tell The Truth': See Anthony Rapp Discuss Solo Show Without You on CBS Mornings by Margaret Hall

Based on the Rent star's bestselling memoir, the musical plays New World Stages.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM
Monday, January 23, 2023

Gary Perez Joins Broadway's Between Riverside and Crazy by Margaret Hall

Perez is a founder of LAByrinth Theater Company, and a regular performer on the Off-Broadway circuit.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:54PM

See Lewberger Prepare to Bring Their Musical Lewberger & The Wizard of Friendship Off-Broadway by Margaret Hall

Featuring Keith Habersberger of The Try Guys, the band has performed on America's Got Talent and Bring the Funny.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:12PM

Reviews: What Are Critics Saying About Theater Camp Film? by Margaret Hall

Dear Evan Hansen stars (and fiancés) Ben Platt and Noah Galvin co-wrote the screenplay with Molly Gordon and Nick Lieberman.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:12PM

Choreographer Peggy Hickey Passes Away at 61 by Margaret Hall

Ms. Hickey was the mind behind the movement in A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Anastasia, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM
Friday, January 20, 2023

Reviews: Critics Weigh in on The Appointment Off-Broadway by Margaret Hall

Alice Yorke, Eva Steinmetz, Scott R. Sheppard, and Alex Bechtel's musical addresses the abortion debate in a return engagement.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:48PM

Reviews: Critics Weigh in on Sam Morrison's Sugar Daddy Off-Broadway by Margaret Hall

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival hit is playing a limited run at the SoHo Playhouse.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:42AM
Thursday, January 19, 2023

Anthony Rapp to Lead New Docuseries Surviving Hollywood by Margaret Hall

The series will explore the trauma and injustice caused by abuse in the entertainment industry.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

Matilda, Viola Davis, Martin McDonagh, and More; Broadway Looms Large in 2023 BAFTA Nominations by Margaret Hall

The competition, which is the British equivalent of the Academy Awards, honored a bevy of Broadway talent.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:18AM

Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Hue Gets Too Heavy to Play West End by Margaret Hall

The piece is inspired by Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When The Rainbow Is Enuf.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Off-Broadway's Cornelia Street Extends by Margaret Hall

The new musical at Atlantic Theater Company features Norbert Leo Butz, Gizel Jiménez, Kevyn Morrow, Mary Beth Peil, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:42PM

GLAAD Media Awards Announces 34th Annual Nominees by Margaret Hall

The awards ceremony honors lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer representation in media.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM

Tony Winner Anika Noni Rose Weds Broadway A Raisin in the Sun Co-Star Jason Dirden by Margaret Hall

The pair starred as Beneatha Younger and George Murchison in the 2014 revival of the Lorraine Hansberry play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:48AM

"I Am Terrified": Katie Holmes on Returning to the Stage in Roundabout's The Wanderers by Margaret Hall

Holmes is making her Off-Broadway debut in the upcoming Roundabout Theatre Company production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM
Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Damon Daunno, Ciara Renée, Lauren Patten, More to Star in The Lonely Few by Margaret Hall

The lesbian love story will premiere at The Geffen Playhouse

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Hannah Waddingham to Host 2023 Olivier Awards by Margaret Hall

Waddingham is a three-time Olivier nominee for her work in Spamalot, A Little Night Music, and Kiss Me, Kate.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:06PM

Ryan Scott Oliver and Ethan Lipton Receive 2023 Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre by Margaret Hall

The prize awards $100,000 to a promising librettist and lyricist working in the American musical theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:06PM

Sheryl Lee Ralph, Brendan Fraser, Daniel Radcliffe, More Win Critics Choice Awards by Margaret Hall

The 28th Annual Critics Choice Awards winners were filled with theatre luminaries.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM

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