Friday, June 21, 2024

The Judy Garland Museum Needs Your Help to Get the Ruby Slippers Back by Logan Culwell-Block

After a loaned pair was stolen and recovered, the Minnesota museum is looking to raise more than $3 million to add the iconic shoes to its permanent collection.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:32PM

Video: This Year's Jimmy Awards Nominees Rehearse a Medley Including 'Great Expectations' From The Outsiders by Playbill Staff

These talented young people will be performing at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre June 24.

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Victoria Clark, Jordan Donica, Telly Leung, Kelli O’Hara, More Featured on New Recording Parting Gift, Released Digitally June 21 by Andrew Gans

The new 23-track PS Classics recording celebrates the songs of the late Gerald Ginsburg.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

Listen: Jeremy Jordan Belts Out Soaring 'For Her' From The Great Gatsby by Margaret Hall

The book-to-stage musical adaptation's cast album delayed its release by a week, but three more preview tracks have dropped to tide us over.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

On the Red Carpet: Jellicle Cats, and Broadway Stars, Came Out to the Cats Opening Night by Diep Tran

Cats: "The Jellicle Ball" opened June 20 at Perelman Performing Arts Center Off-Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:40PM

Karen Ziemba, Stephanie Pope, Bianca Marroquín, More Will Celebrate The Rink by Andrew Gans

The concert at 54 Below will also pay tribute to the late, original Rink star, Chita Rivera.

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Jonathan Bailey Will Be Richard II in London by Logan Culwell-Block

Nicholas Hytner is directing the Shakespeare history play at the Bridge Theatre.

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15 Jimmy Award Alums Who Are Now Theatre Favorites by Heather Gershonowitz, Diep Tran

The 15th Annual Jimmy Awards will be hosted by Josh Groban June 24.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02PM

Video: Listen to Tiffany Mann's Thrilling Riffs on 'One Night Only' in Rehearsal for Muny Dreamgirls by Andrew Gans

Robert Clater will direct the Tony-nominated musical at the outdoor regional theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM

Olivier Nominee Clare Foster Joins West End The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Musical by Margaret Hall

Jethro Compton directs the new musical, based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald short story.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM

WP Theater Reveals 2024-2025 Season by Molly Higgins

The Off-Broadway company will stage two plays in its 47th season, including a world premiere from Francisca Da Silveira.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM

Prior to Her Tony-Winning Broadway Career, Costume Designer Paloma Young Was a Spy by Andrew Gans

Young is currently represented on Broadway with her designs for & Juliet and The Notebook.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM

Stephen Schwartz: Defying Gravity—Live in Concert Will Play Malta This Fall by Andrew Gans

A mix of Broadway and Maltese artists will join the Oscar-winning composer-lyricist.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM

Nathan Lee Graham, Roberta Colindrez, André Ward, More Set for Pride Plays 2024 Celebration by Molly Higgins

Held June 24 at Rattlestick Theatre, the event will feature readings of three new plays centered around LGBTQIA+ stories.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM

See Who's Starring in ROBESOИ on Little Island by Molly Higgins

The new work is created and performed by Davóne Tines, with co-creation and direction by Zack Winokur.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM

'Put on Your Sunday Clothes': Jodi Benson Stars in Hello, Dolly! June 21–22 by Andrew Gans

The Tony nominee and Disney favorite is playing Dolly Gallagher Levi in a limited run in Orlando, Florida.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

Scott Ehrenpreis' Clowns Like Me Begins Off-Broadway Premiere at DR2 Theatre June 21 by Molly Higgins

The show depicts Ehrenpreis' challenges living with Autism Spectrum Disorder, OCD, bipolar disorder, social anxiety, and depression.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Thursday, June 20, 2024

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Cats: 'The Jellicle Ball' at Perelman Performing Arts Center? by Molly Higgins, Logan Culwell-Block

Inspired by the underground world of ballroom, the reimagined revival officially opened June 20.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:17PM

Photos: Step Inside the Tony After Parties for Hell's Kitchen and Water For Elephants by Margaret Hall

Held downtown at Mercer Labs and at Jazz at Lincoln Center, respectively, they were certainly a pair of wild, wild parties.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:48PM

Recipients of 2024 Del Hughes Awards for Lifetime Achievement in the Art of Stage Management Named by Andrew Gans

Honorees will be celebrated by the Stage Managers' Association in October.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:12PM

Ali Ewoldt Will Lead Ask for the Moon at Goodspeed Musicals by Logan Culwell-Block

Tony-winning director Darko Tresnjak is penning the book and lyrics to the new musical set aboard an ocean liner.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:36PM

The Schwartz Is With Josh Gad; The Broadway Favorite is Working on a Spaceballs Sequel by Margaret Hall

Gad is co-writing, producing, and starring in a sequel to the Mel Brooks cult classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM

World Premieres From Dominique Morisseau, Rajiv Joseph, Joshua Harmon Are Headed Off-Broadway Via Manhattan Theatre Club by Logan Culwell-Block

The company has unveiled an Off-Broadway season, joining the previously announced Vladimir.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM

Photos: Step Inside the Rehearsal Room for the U.K. Premiere of I'm Gonna Marry You Tobey Maguire by Logan Culwell-Block

Samantha Hurley's play about a middle schooler who plans to kidnap and marry the Spider-Man actor played an Off-Broadway run in 2023.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM

The Schwartz Is With Josh Gad by Margaret Hall

The Broadway favorite is co-writing, producing, and starring in a sequel to Mel Brooks' cult classic film Spaceballs for Amazon.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:32PM

Listen to Jordan Donica Sing 'I Want to Die While You Love Me' From Parting Gift Album by Andrew Gans

The forthcoming 23-track PS Classics recording celebrates the songs of the late Gerald Ginsburg.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:02PM

Stereophonic, Merrily We Roll Along, and More Get Emotional at 1st Performance After Becoming Tony Winners by Diep Tran

The first Tuesday performance after Tony Awards Sunday was a tearful one.

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Video: Why Holland Taylor Said Yes to N/A Despite Just Getting a Shoulder Replacement by Diep Tran

The Emmy winner stars opposite Ana Villafañe as they play two congresswomen who bear a resemblance to real people.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:42PM

Bobby Z and Morris Hayes Will Be Prince Music Advisers on Upcoming Purple Rain Stage Musical by Logan Culwell-Block

The Minneapolis world premiere of the Broadway-aimed musical has set dates at the State Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:42PM

Nick Blaemire and Lee Sunday Evans to Collaborate on Safety Not Guaranteed Musical by Diep Tran

The show, based on the indie film, will premiere at Brooklyn Academy of Music.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:18PM

Sammi Cannold Directing Private NYC Industry Reading of Oy Band by Logan Culwell-Block

The new work from Bonnie Gleicher follows four Orthodox Jewish girls who dress up as a boy band so that they can continue performing.

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