Monday, September 26, 2022

Photo Exclusive: Inside the Rehearsal Room for MCC Theater's Only Gold by Michael Wiltbank, Talaura Harms

MCC presents the world premiere, featuring a score by Kate Nash and a book by Andy Blankenbuehler and Ted Malawer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:19PM

Celebrate 65 Years of West Side Story by Logan Culwell-Block, Michael Wiltbank

The landmark Leonard Bernstein-Stephen Sondheim-Arthur Laurents musical opened September 26, 1957.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:07PM

Casting Revealed for Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival by Logan Culwell-Block

The festival will run October 10-16 at Theatre Row.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:37PM

Rita Gardner, Original Luisa in The Fantasticks, Passes Away at 87 by Margaret Hall

Ms. Gardner was also a teacher at the famed HB Studio in New York.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:07PM

Casting Revealed for Second Stage's Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival by Logan Culwell-Block

The festival will run October 10-16 at Theatre Row.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:07PM

Complete Cast Announced for New On Your Feet! Tour by Andrew Gans

Luis Salgado will direct and choreograph the non-Equity tour of the biographical musical, launching in November.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33PM

TheFrontOffice Foundation Announces New Grant for Mid-Career Women Directors by Leah Putnam

The selection committee will be led by Patricia McGregor, Robert O'Hara, Lisa Peterson, and Chay Yew.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33PM

Keen Company's Year of Magical Thinking Will Perform in Living Rooms and Community Spaces Across NYC by Logan Culwell-Block

Kathleen Chalfant will star in the Joan Didion play, not seen in New York since its 2007 Broadway premiere.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:55AM

Julia Murney and Jenna Leigh Green Will Join Tim Murray for Witches Cabaret by Andrew Gans

Tim Murray is Witches will be presented at The Green Room 42 in October.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:19AM

Netflix Settles Lawsuit Over Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear's Unofficial Bridgerton Musical by Logan Culwell-Block

The initial filing followed an all-star concert of the project at the Kennedy Center.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:43AM

Lena Hall on Finding Audrey's Inner Strength in Little Shop of Horrors by Logan Culwell-Block

The Hedwig and the Angry Inch Tony winner is the Off-Broadway musical's newest star.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:43AM

Randal Keith Joins Chicago Children of Eden Concert by Logan Culwell-Block

The Les Misérables star will star as Father in the Stephen Schwartz-John Caird musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:07AM

Alex Edelman's Just For Us to Transfer to Menier Chocolate Factory by Leah Putnam

The Off-West End theatre has announced its 2022-2023 season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:07AM

The Drifters Girl Musical Will Launch U.K. Tour in 2023 by Andrew Gans

The tour of the new musical will begin in Southampton at the Mayflower Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:07AM

Paula Vogel's Streaming Theatre Series Bard at the Gate Reveals 2022-23 Season by Logan Culwell-Block

Four plays by female playwrights will stream, including works by U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, Laura Schellhardt, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:07AM

See Gabriella Enriquez, Pablo Torres, Eric Ulloa, More in Reimagined Evita at Bucks County Playhouse by Michael Wiltbank

The dance-centric production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical is set in the basement of an Argentinian tango bar.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:07AM

Broadway's Topdog/Underdog Announces Digital Lottery and Rush by Talaura Harms

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Corey Hawkins star in the Suzan-Lori Parks Pulitzer-winning play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:07AM

Get a First Look at Lillias White as a Greek Goddess in New Hadestown Photos by Leah Putnam

The Tony winner took over the role of Hermes September 13.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:33AM

Watch a Performance of Jerry Herman’s Classic 'Before the Parade Passes By' in Spanish, Part of Playbill’s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration by Roberto Araujo

The second episode in the series showcasing Latiné composers and performers features Mexican actor Mario Tadeo.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:33AM

Robin de Jesús Hosts Inaugural Latiné Musical Theatre Lab Benefit Concert September 26 by Margaret Hall

LMTL advocates for and helps to develop new Latiné-written works of musical theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM

The Band's Visit Makes U.K. Premiere at London's Donmar Warehouse Starting September 26 by Andrew Gans

Directed by Michael Longhurst, the Tony-winning musical will officially open October 6.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM

New Douglas Carter Beane Play The Behavior of Light Receives Staged Benefit Reading September 26 by Margaret Hall

The San Francisco benefit supports the GLIDE Foundation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Sunday, September 25, 2022

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Presented September 25 by Andrew Gans

Expect over 50 tables full of theatrical memorabilia, a silent auction, and a live auction hosted by Christopher Sieber with Nick Nicholson as the auctioneer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:19AM

Joshua Harmon's Bad Jews Completes West End Return September 25 by Leah Putnam

The comedy plays at the Arts Theatre following two sold-out U.K. engagements.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:19AM

The Memory Exam Ends Off-Broadway Run September 25 by Andrew Gans

Terrence O'Brien directs Steven Fechter's drama.

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Saturday, September 24, 2022

Elevator Repair Service's Baldwin and Buckley at Cambridge Begins at The Public Theater September 24 by Logan Culwell-Block

Daphne Gaines, Greig Sargeant, Ben Jalosa Williams, and more star in the Off-Broadway production directed by John Collins.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:13AM

Maria Friedman Headlines Orchestra Lumos Gala in Connecticut September 24 by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway and West End performer-director will pay tribute to late songwriters Stephen Sondheim, Marvin Hamlisch, and Michel Legrand.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:13AM

John Gabriel Borkman Begins Previews at London's Bridge Theatre September 24 by Leah Putnam

The Ibsen play stars Tony winner Simon Russell Beale, Olivier winner Clare Higgins, and Olivier and Tony nominee Lia Williams.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:13AM

Revival of María Irene Fornés' Mud/Drowning Opens September 24 by Leah Putnam

JoAnne Akalaitis directs Mabou Mines and Weathervane Productions' show, which began previews September 21.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:13AM

Jiehae Park's Macbeth-Inspired Dark Comedy Peerless Begins Previews September 24 by Leah Putnam

Shannon Tyo, Anthony Cason, and more star in the Off-Broadway run at 59E59 Theaters.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:13AM

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