Friday, August 23, 2019

Jaclyn Backhaus’ Wives Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Men on Boats playwright pushes past patriarchal clichés in her time-hopping new comedy at Playwrights Horizons.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Derren Brown Reveals the Subtle Science Behind His Secret by Adam Hetrick

The two-time Olivier Award-winning illusionist and mentalist begins a limited Broadway engagement at the Cort Theatre September 6.

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Darren Brown Reveals the Subtle Science Behind His Secret by Adam Hetrick

The two-time Olivier Award-winning illusionist and mentalist begins a limited Broadway engagement at the Cort Theatre September 6.

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Miracle of Miracles Documentary Clip: How Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock Wrote Fiddler’s Music and Lyrics Separately by Ruthie Fierberg

In this exclusive clip from the upcoming film, hear how the writing duo collaborated to create “If I Were a Rich Man.”

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Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway Concert to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Adam Hetrick

The one-night-only concert at the New Amsterdam Theatre will feature songs from Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Newsies, and more.

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Tony Award Winner Faith Prince Will Return to Australia This Fall by Adam Hetrick

The Guys and Dolls Tony Award winner will perform two concerts at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane.

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York Theatre Company’s Musicals in Mufti Series Will Celebrate Cole Porter With 3 Musicals by Andrew Gans

The fall season will kick off with Fifty Million Frenchmen.

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Watch the Trailer for Odyssey: The Chamber Music Society in Greece, Heading to PBS by Emily Selleck

The title marks Live From Lincoln Center's first international offering.

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Make Believe Extends Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Bess Wohl's play, about the mysteries of childhood and the things that haunt us forever, will play an extra week.

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Nick Cordero and Frankie Grande Will Return to Rock of Ages in Hollywood by Dan Meyer

The musical will play at a Los Angeles venue specifically built to look like the Bourbon Room, a bar where the show takes place.

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Nancy Anderson to Star in World-Premiere Musical The Willard Suitcase in Virginia by Emily Selleck

The show will be presented by the American Shakespeare Center in the fall.

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Krystina Alabado, Kara Lindsay, and Natalie Weiss Set for Broadway Sings Unplugged: Sara Bareilles by Adam Hetrick

The monthly concert series at the Green Room 42 will celebrate the music of the Grammy Award–nominated Waitress songwriter.

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Jaymes Jorsling's Jazz Play (A)loft Modulation to Premiere Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Inspired by true events from the 1950s and ’60s, the play features a live jazz band that will improvise nightly.

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Garrett Clayton and Charlie Thurston to Lead Lavender Men Reading at Circle in the Square by Ryan McPhee

The Roger Q. Mason play, pondering the queerness of Abraham Lincoln, is the latest title in the Circle Series.

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In Transit Released for Worldwide Licensing by Music Theatre International by Logan Culwell-Block

The fully a capella musical played Broadway in 2016.

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Stephen Karam and PJ Paparelli's Columbinus to Play Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The play, about the Columbine school shooting, is part of The Drama Club NYC's upcoming season.

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Michael Benjamin Washington to Perform Landmark Anna Deavere Smith Play Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Boys in the Band actor will star in the Signature Theatre production of Fires in the Mirror, directed by Saheem Ali.

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Slava’s Snowshow Will Return to Broadway by Andrew Gans

The Olivier Award-winning spectacle, known for its climactic blizzard, will follow Beautiful: The Carole King Musical into the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

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Casting Announced for New York Premiere of The Sleepy Hollow Experience by Adam Hetrick

Serenbe Playhouse Artistic Director Brian Clowdus helms the interactive musical that takes place on original author Washington Irving’s Hudson Valley estate.

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Jeremy Webb and Alex Hurt to Star in Boston's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Dan Meyer

The Huntington Theatre Company production will run September 20–October 20.

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Laura Osnes to Join On Your Feet! Star Mauricio Martinez at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Adam Hetrick

After making his sold-out debut last year, Martinez returns with De México to Broadway.

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Elayne Boosler, Janeane Garafolo, and More Will Make American Laugh Again by Dan Meyer

The three-week comedy festival at Theatre at St. Clement’s is hosted by Laughing Liberally.

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Upcoming N.Y.C. Auditions for Hadestown, Caroline, or Change, Thoroughly Modern Millie, and More by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with these Equity calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha to Star in Encores! Mack & Mabel; Kate Baldwin and Brian Stokes Mitchell Join Lineup by Ryan McPhee

In addition to Mack & Mabel, the 2020 season includes Love Life and the Ashley Park-led Thoroughly Modern Millie.

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Tony Winner Leslie Odom Jr. to Drop New Album by Ruthie Fierberg

The Hamilton alum announced release dates for his new single and full album.

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Cast Set for Tour of Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville by Andrew Gans

The North American tour will launch in September in Providence.

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Drag Stars Eureka O’Hara, Thorgy Thor, and Miss Coco Peru to Star in Los Angeles Run of Women Behind Bars by Adam Hetrick

The Off-Broadway cult comedy by Dreamgirls Tony winner Tom Eyen will be revived in 2020.

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Watch Susan Boyle Reprise the Les Misérables Performance That Made Her Famous by Ruthie Fierberg

The woman who catapulted to fame with “I Dreamed a Dream” hit the America’s Got Talent stage.

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Searching for Sophie: Who Is the Girl in the Mamma Mia! Logo? by Ryan McPhee

The laughing bride is as recognizable as Cats’ yellow eyes and The Phantom of the Opera’s white mask. But where did she come from?

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Watch Broadway’s Adam Driver, Annette Bening, and More in The Report Trailer by Dan Meyer

The Amazon film also stars Maura Tierney, Michael C. Hall, Corey Stoll, and Jon Hamm.

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Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof and The Secret Garden, Reuniting Original Broadway Creative Team, Will Play Australia by Andrew Gans

Both musicals will be presented by Opera Australia and John Frost in 2020.

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