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Thursday, January 6, 2022

New Writers at 54! Returns With Concerts From Janet Noh, Andy Roninson, Brandon Webster, More by Talaura Harms

Other emerging musical theatre writers showcased in the concert series at Feinstein's/54 Below include the teams of McGuire and Simon and siblings Murphy Taylor and Emerson Mae Smith.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:10AM
Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Cyrano Movie Musical In New Featurette by Talaura Harms

Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, and Kelvin Harrison Jr. star in the film from director Joe Wright.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:01PM
Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Sara Bareilles Will Perform at 2022 Roundabout Theatre Company Gala by Talaura Harms

This year's gala will honor three-time Tony recipient Chita Rivera.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:59AM

Listen to BBC Phantom at 35 Radio Documentary by Talaura Harms

Stage and screen star Luke Evans narrates Celebrating 35 Years of Phantom of the Opera, a-two hour look back at the groundbreaking musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:04AM
Monday, January 3, 2022

Allan Larson, Father of Rent Creator Jonathan Larson, Dies by Talaura Harms

Following Jonathan's death in 1996, Larson served as steward to his son's legacy, creating the Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation and sharing Peasant's Feasts with Rent casts.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:12PM

Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares His Freestyle Love Supreme Pre-Show Playlists by Talaura Harms

With tracks from Beyoncé, The Mountain Goats, Wu-Tang Clan, and more, check out the wild mixes that welcomed audiences into the Booth Theatre and got the FLS company amped to perform.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:42PM

MCC Theater Sets New Dates for Off-Broadway Premiere of Space Dogs by Talaura Harms

In order to prevent COVID disruptions during the production, the company has delayed the start of the new Van Hughes-Nick Blaemire musical by two weeks.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:34PM
Sunday, January 2, 2022

Freestyle Love Supreme Wraps Up Limited Broadway Run January 2 by Talaura Harms

The hip-hop improv show has an 11-city U.S. tour planned for 2022.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:41AM
Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Cast Set for World Premiere of Punk Rock Girl! From Joe Iconis and Rob Rokicki by Talaura Harms

Long Island's Argyle Theatre will present the new musical, featuring the music of female artists like Blondie, Gwen Stefani, and Avril Lavigne.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:36PM

New York City Ballet Cancels Remaining Performances of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker by Talaura Harms

A 2019 production, starring Maria Kowroski as the Sugarplum Fairy, is currently available for streaming.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:25AM
Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Get a 1st Listen to Troy Iwata on the Title Song From How to Repair a Mechanical Heart by Talaura Harms

Broadway performer and TikTok star JJ Niemann will host an online listening party for the new musical's concept album.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:09PM
Monday, December 27, 2021

Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew Begins Broadway Previews December 27 by Talaura Harms

Tony winner Phylicia Rashad and Brandon J. Dirden star in the Manhattan Theatre Club production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:22AM
Thursday, December 23, 2021

Keenan Scott II's Thoughts of a Colored Man Closes on Broadway by Talaura Harms

Due to the current COVID-19 surge, the play has ended its run with no plans to return.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24PM

Alvin Vincent, Jr. Named New Executive Director at Actors' Equity by Talaura Harms

Vincent assumes the role from Mary McColl, who announced her departure earlier this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:27AM
Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Listen to Ashley Park Sing the New Original Tune 'Mon Soleil' From Emily in Paris Season 2 Soundtrack by Talaura Harms

The Mean Girls Tony nominee co-stars with Lily Collins in the hit Netflix rom-com series.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:14PM

Off-Broadway Revival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Delays Until Summer 2022 by Talaura Harms

Joe Rosario is set to direct the Tennessee Williams classic starring Sonoya Mizuno, Matt de Rogatis, and Christian Jules Le Blanc.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:40PM

New COVID Cancellations From Broadway's Come From Away, MJ the Musical, More by Talaura Harms

Breakthrough cases continue to disrupt several Broadway shows' holiday schedules.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM

Romeo & Bernadette Postpones Off-Broadway Return Engagement by Talaura Harms

The Shakespeare-inspired musical has also been eyeing a Broadway transfer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:38AM
Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Cecily Strong Makes Her New York Theatrical Debut in The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe December 21 by Talaura Harms

The Saturday Night Live star talks about jumping from screen to stage in the solo show made famous by Lily Tomlin.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:31PM

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella Suspends West End Run Until February 2022 by Talaura Harms

Society of London Theatre does not anticipate a full-scale industry shutdown, echoing remarks recently made by The Broadway League.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:55PM

Watch Special Stars in the House Discussion on Omicron and Broadway by Talaura Harms

Members of the medical community were on hand to answer questions from Audra McDonald, Ciara Renée, Miguel Cervantes, and more about the new variant and how it affects Broadway and beyond.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:10AM

Stage Adaptation of Jim Henson’s Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas Streaming With New Victory On Demand by Talaura Harms

The family-friendly musical, now playing at New Victory Theater, features a mix of costumed characters and puppets from Jim Henson's Creature Shop.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:26AM
Monday, December 20, 2021

Off-Broadway Trevor Musical Has Closed Early Due to COVID Surge by Talaura Harms

The new musical, led by newcomer Holden William Hagelberger, will still record a cast album.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:50PM

Watch 20 Years of Christmas With the Tabernacle Choir, Narrated by Brian Stokes Mitchell by Talaura Harms

The two-hour retrospective includes past performances from Angela Lansbury, Kristin Chenoweth, Alfie Boe, and more Broadway favorites joining the famed choir at Temple Square.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:33PM

Manhattan Theatre Club's Skeleton Crew Delays Broadway Start by Talaura Harms

Tony winner Phylicia Rashad stars in the play from Tony nominee Dominique Morisseau.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:46PM

Nina Simone Bio-Musical Little Girl Blue Will Arrive Off-Broadway by Talaura Harms

The show, written by and starring Laiona Michelle, will play New World Stages.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:03PM

Trevor Musical Sets Off-Broadway Closing Date by Talaura Harms

The new musical, led by newcomer Holden William Hagelberger, will record a cast album.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:35AM
Sunday, December 19, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club's Morning Sun Ends Off-Broadway Run December 19 by Talaura Harms

Blair Brown, Edie Falco, and Marin Ireland star in the world premiere by Tony winner Simon Stephens.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

Diana, The Musical Takes Final Bow on Broadway December 19 by Talaura Harms

The bio-musical about the late Princess of Wales opened in November.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, December 17, 2021

Stage Adaptation of Jim Henson’s Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas Streams On Demand December 17 by Talaura Harms

The family-friendly musical, now playing at New Victory Theater, features a mix of costumed characters and puppets from Jim Henson's Creature Shop.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM
Thursday, December 16, 2021

2021 Steinberg Playwright Awards Recognizes 10 Playwrights by Talaura Harms

Jeff Augustin, Clare Barron, and Haruna Lee are among this year's recipients of the grant, honoring early and mid-career writers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:27PM

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Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre