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Friday, August 16, 2019

Kingsley Leggs, Tom Alan Robbins, More Round Out Cast of Off-Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors Revival by Ryan McPhee

Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard, and Tony winner Christian Borle will headline the new production.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Full Cast Set for National Tour of Mean Girls Musical by Ryan McPhee

Broadway alum Danielle Wade will play Cady Heron, joining previously announced Mariah Rose Faith, Megan Masako Haley, Jonalyn Saxer, and Mary Kate Morrissey.

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Broadway-Bound Six Adds Performances to Boston Bow by Ryan McPhee

The musical heads to the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as part of its journey to New York City.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Moulin Rouge! to Hit the Runway at New York Fashion Week by Ryan McPhee

The Blonds will debut their spring line at the musical’s Broadway home.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Opera Star Plácido Domingo Faces Sexual Harassment Allegations as 9 Women Come Forward by Ryan McPhee

The women detailed multiple accounts that date back to the late 1980s.

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Full Cast Set for Broadway Transfer of Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play by Ryan McPhee

Many cast members of the play's Off-Broadway premiere will reprise their performances this fall.

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Hannah Gadsby's Douglas Extends Again Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The solo show from the Nanette star continues its run at the Daryl Roth Theater.

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

Last Dance: The Prom Ends Broadway Run by Ryan McPhee

A national tour, novel adaptation, and Netflix movie are next for the musical comedy.

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Be More Chill Closes on Broadway August 11 by Ryan McPhee

The musical from Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz opened in March.

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Tawni O’Dell to Bring ‘Theatrical Memoir’ When It Happens to You Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The play explores a mother’s reaction after her daughter becomes the victim of a sexual assault.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Jacqueline Novak: Get on Your Knees Extends Off-Broadway, Finds New Home by Ryan McPhee

The stand-up show continues at the Cherry Lane Theatre through August 18 before moving to a nearby theatre.

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Broadway Performance of To Kill a Mockingbird Halted After Motorcycle Backfire Causes Times Square Shooting Scare by Ryan McPhee

Some theatres went under lockdown as tensions ran high in the theatre district.

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Beanie Feldstein to Star as Monica Lewinsky in New Impeachment Season of American Crime Story by Ryan McPhee

The Lewinsky- and Ryan Murphy-produced limited series will also star Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford and Sarah Paulson.

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Six Continues International Reign With Norwegian Cruise Line Engagement by Ryan McPhee

The pop musical will take the stage on three cruise liners.

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Rock of Ages Extends Off-Broadway Return Engagement by Ryan McPhee

The jukebox musical continues its run at New World Stages.

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Grosses Analysis: Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! Sets House Record by Ryan McPhee

The new musical adaptation of the 2001 movie grossed just shy of $2 million in the week ending August 4.

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ABC to Present TV Concert of The Little Mermaid Starring Auli’i Cravalho, Queen Latifah, More by Ryan McPhee

The live event will hit the small screen November 5.

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Michael Urie, Thomas Sadoski, Ashley Park, More to Star in Broadway’s Grand Horizons by Ryan McPhee

The Bess Wohl play heads to Second Stage Theater following its world premiere at Williamstown Theatre Festival.

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The Illusionists Will Return to Broadway With 5th Holiday Show by Ryan McPhee

The Illusionists—Magic of the Holidays will play the Neil Simon Theatre, currently home to The Cher Show.

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Broadway-Bound Six Musical Will Play Chicago Return Engagement in 2020 by Ryan McPhee

The history lesson-meets-pop concert concluded its U.S. premiere run at Chicago Shakespeare Theater August 4.

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Friday, August 2, 2019

Cast Set for San Francisco’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Ryan McPhee

The Tony- and Olivier-winning play will begin at the Curran Theater in October.

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Descendants 3, With Dove Cameron and Cheyenne Jackson, Premieres August 2 by Ryan McPhee

The Villain Kids are back in the new sequel.

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Colin Donnell, Solea Pfeiffer, More Tapped for World Premiere of Almost Famous Musical by Ryan McPhee

The musical will open the Old Globe’s 2019–2020 season in San Diego.

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Six Musical, Putting Henry VIII’s Wives in the Spotlight, Heads to Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The U.K.-born hit makes its U.S. premiere in Chicago before heading to Cambridge, Massachusetts; New York is next.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Broadway Theatres to Dim Marquee Lights in Honor of Harold Prince by Ryan McPhee

The 21-time Tony-winning director and producer died at 91 July 31.

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Tony Winner Bertie Carvel and More Join BBC One and Amazon Adaptation of Agatha Christie’s The Pale Horse by Ryan McPhee

The recent Ink star will appear alongside Rufus Sewell and Kaya Scodelario in the two-part drama, which will also feature Olivier winner Sheila Atim.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Darren Criss’ Elsie Fest 2019 Sets October Date by Ryan McPhee

The theatre-tinged music festival returns for the fifth consecutive year this fall.

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Grosses Analysis: Broadway's Sea Wall/A Life, Starring Tom Sturridge and Jake Gyllenhaal, Gets an Early Rush by Ryan McPhee

With two stars, two monologues, and only two previews so far, Broadway’s newest arrival is poised to join the box office frontrunners.

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Lisa O'Hara and More Join Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins in The Height of the Storm on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Florian Zeller's work, translated by Christopher Hampton, will play Manhattan Theatre Club in the fall.

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Lisa O'Hare and More Join Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins in The Height of the Storm on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Florian Zeller's work, translated by Christopher Hampton, will play Manhattan Theatre Club in the fall.

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Chicago’s Hamilton: The Exhibition Pushes Up Closing Date by Ryan McPhee

The pop-up museum packs up early as the musical continues in the Windy City through the end of the year.

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