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Thursday, June 27, 2019

We're Only Alive for a Short Amount of Time Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

David Cale's autobiographical musical memoir opens at The Public Theater following its world premiere in Chicago.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

2019 Ice Factory Festival Kicks Off With Outside of Eden June 26 by Olivia Clement

The Obie-winning summer festival returns to the New Ohio Theatre, with a slate of shows directed entirely by women.

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Shoshana Bean, George Salazar, and More to Perform 'Seasons of Love' on ABC's Pride Special by Olivia Clement

The one-hour special will feature a live performance from Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre.

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Making Theatre in D.C. in the Age of Trump by Olivia Clement

A conversation with Maria Manuela Goyanes of Woolly Mammoth and Studio Theatre's David Muse about what makes theatre political.

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Dave Malloy's Ghost Quartet Will Play Australia by Olivia Clement

The acclaimed chamber musical will debut in Melbourne in a production from Antipodes Theatre Company.

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Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Halley Feiffer's re-imagining of Chekhov’s Three Sisters debuts in New York in a production from MCC and Williamstown Theater Festival.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Alfie Fuller, Stephen Bogardus, Margo Seibert, More Join 2019 Powerhouse Season by Olivia Clement

Vassar & New York Stage and Film announces another wave of casting for the 35th season.

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The Flea Taps New Taylor Mac Play and Mac Wellman Festival by Olivia Clement

Mac's The Fre will have its world premiere at the downtown theatre in the spring.

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Marsha Mason to Star in Little Gem at Irish Rep by Olivia Clement

The four-time Oscar nominee and two-time Golden Globe winner will return Off-Broadway in Elaine Murphy’s play.

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Loretta Devine to Star in Katori Hall Series P-Valley, Based on Her Play by Olivia Clement

The Dreamgirls and Grey's Anatomy star lands a recurring role in the new drama.

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Ma-Yi Season Includes First Filipino-American Musical to be Seen Off-Broadway and Return of Suicide Forest by Olivia Clement

The 30th anniversary kicks off with the world premiere of Felix Starro, followed by Kristine Haruna Lee’s critically acclaimed nightmare play.

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Mark Rylance Cuts Ties With Royal Shakespeare Company by Olivia Clement

The Tony- Oscar-winning actor has resigned as an associate artist due to the organization's ties with oil company BP.

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Sunday, June 23, 2019

Hillary and Clinton Closes on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new Lucas Hnath play, starring Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow, ends its engagement at the John Golden Theatre.

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Tracy Letts’ The Minutes Sets New Broadway Dates by Olivia Clement

The Pulitzer Prize finalist, previously set to arrive on Broadway in 2018, sets a 2020 premiere.

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Jelani Alladin, Krysta Rodriguez, and Roger Bart to Star in Stage Adaptation of Disney’s Hercules by Olivia Clement

James Monroe Iglehart, Tamika Lawrence, and more will be part of the Public Works staging at the Delacorte in Central Park this summer.

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#DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment Begins at the Westside Theatre Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Part improv, part immersive musical, and part sketch comedy, the show also comes with its own dating app.

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Cast Recording of Dave Malloy's Octet in the Works by Olivia Clement

The new chamber choir musical continues its three-times extended run at the Signature Theatre Off-Broadway.

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TFANA Unveils 2019–2020 Season Featuring Fornés, Beckett, Will Eno, and Others by Olivia Clement

Lileana Blain-Cruz will direct Fefu and Her Friends, Michael Shannon and Paul Sparks will take on Waiting for Godot, and more at Theatre for a New Audience.

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Pride Plays, Co-Produced by Michael Urie and Doug Nevin, Begins at Rattlestick June 20 by Olivia Clement

The festival of readings will celebrate LGBTQIA+ voices in commemoration of the Stonewall anniversary.

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Richard Kind Joins Kiss Me, Kate on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Tony nominee joins the Tony-nominated revival for the remainder of its Broadway run.

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Jeremy Jordan to Play Casablanca Records Founder Neil Bogart in Spinning Gold by Olivia Clement

Samuel L. Jackson, Jason Derulo, Neil Patrick Harris, and more are tapped for the upcoming film about the '70s music industry.

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Ian McKellen to Return to Broadway for an Evening of Tolkien, Shakespeare, and Others by Olivia Clement

The one-night-only event will benefit the nonprofit theatre organization Only Make Believe.

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Lydia R. Diamond’s Toni Stone Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Pam MacKinnon-helmed production, chronicling the rise of legendary player Toni Stone, opens at Roundabout's Laura Pels.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Alice Ripley, Glenn Fleshler, and More Join Red Bull's Reading of The Alchemist by Olivia Clement

The one-night-only reading will be held June 24 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre Off-Broadway.

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Viola Davis, Colman Domingo, and More to Star in Netflix Adaptation of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom by Olivia Clement

Denzel Washington will produce the August Wilson classic, reuniting him with Davis following their work on Fences.

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Michael R. Jackson, Aleshea Harris, and More Named 2019 Helen Merrill Award Winners by Olivia Clement

Carlyle Brown, Mia Chung, and Daniel Alexander Jones are also recipients of the $30,000 prizes.

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CW’s Emily Bett Rickards to Star in Zayd Dohrn’s Reborning Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Arrow actor will lead the cast of the limited engagement at SoHo Playhouse this summer.

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New Victory’s 2019–2020 Season to Launch With World Premiere of The Pout-Pout Fish Musical by Olivia Clement

The lineup features new works directed by two-time Obie Award winner Lee Sunday Evans, Kaneza Schaal, and Raphaëlle Boitel.

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Why What the Constitution Means to Me Decided It Needs a Man Onstage by Olivia Clement

Broadway’s Mike Iveson talks about his three purposes in the show and what he’s learned from Tony nominee Heidi Schreck.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Ruth Negga to Star in Hamlet as Part of St. Ann’s Warehouse’s 40th Anniversary Season by Olivia Clement

The Brooklyn theatre will also welcome the return of the critically acclaimed The Jungle.

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The Kilroys Releases Fifth Annual ’The List’ by Olivia Clement

Playwrights Charly Evon Simpson, Erika Dickerson-Despenza, and Stacey Rose are each featured on the list twice.

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