Friday, October 18, 2019

Watch Signature Theatre’s A Chorus Line Cast Rehearse Denis Jones’ New Choreography by Andrew Gans

Matthew Gardiner directs the production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical.

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In Celebration of Ntozake Shange, Revisit For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf by Marc J. Franklin

The acclaimed writer, known for her Obie Award-winning choreopoem, was born October 18, 1948.

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Watch Beth Leavel Perform ‘Everything’s Coming Up Roses’ at Best In Shows Benefit by Adam Hetrick

The Tony Award-winning Drowsy Chaperone star shared the stage with an adoptable bulldog at the recent Humane Society concert fundraiser.

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Look Back at the Original Broadway Production of Once On This Island by Marc J. Franklin

The Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty musical, starring LaChanze, opened at the Booth Theatre October 18, 1990.

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Check Out Ciarán Hinds, Judith Roddy, Fra Fee, and More in National Theatre's Translations by Nathan Skethway

The Ian Rickson–helmed production returned to the London venue October 15.

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Corey Cott to Perform Benefit Concert for Concordia Conservatory by Adam Hetrick

The Newsies and Bandstand leading man will play the Sommer Center for Worship & the Performing Arts, in Bronxville, New York.

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Sex Education’s Aimee Lou Wood, Ciarán Hinds, and More Join West End Uncle Vanya by Olivia Clement

See who's joining the previously announced Toby Jones and Richard Armitage in the Conor McPherson adaptation of Chekhov’s play.

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Tony Winner Idina Menzel Releases Christmas: A Season of Love October 18 by Andrew Gans

The Wicked star will offer several holiday concerts following the release of her latest solo recording.

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Jason Danieley Opens Up About His Last New York Performance With Marin Mazzie and the New Enduring Album by Ruthie Fierberg

As the live album Broadway & Beyond drops October 18, Danieley talks 22 years of love and performing together in this exclusive interview.

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What Did Critics Think of Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation? by Dan Meyer

The parody cabaret returns with a new set of musical targets, including Hadestown, Judy, and Fosse/Verdon.

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How Broadway's The Sound Inside Got Made and Why Audiences Should See It by Dan Meyer

Insider secrets from opening night at Studio 54 with Mary-Louise Parker, Will Hochman, Adam Rapp, and David Cromer.

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See Mary-Louise Parker, Will Hochman, Adam Rapp, and More Hit the Red Carpet as The Sound Inside Opens on Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The new production, directed by Tony winner David Cromer, opened October 17 at Studio 54.

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical Will Open in London in 2021 by Andrew Gans

The musical based on the hit film opened on Broadway in July.

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Behind the Making of the New Dance Movie Highstrung Free Dance by Ruthie Fierberg

Get a backstage pass to the new movie.

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Sid & Judy, About Judy Garland and Sid Luft, Debuts on Showtime October 18 by Andrew Gans

Jon Hamm and Jennifer Jason Leigh narrate the new documentary.

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Rent Tony Nominee Adam Pascal Is Harold Hill in The Music Man Beginning October 18 by Andrew Gans

The Meredith Willson musical continues through October 27 in Thousand Oaks, California.

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National Tour of A Bronx Tale Launches October 18 by Andrew Gans

The production, featuring American Idol winner Nick Fradiani, kicks off in Elmira, New York.

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Off-Broadway Horror Musical All Hallows Eve Begins October 18 by Andrew Gans

Little Shop of Horrors’ Martin P. Robinson, who wrote the book and lyrics and designed the puppets, directs.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Read Reviews for The Sound Inside, Starring Mary-Louise Parker by Adam Hetrick

Playwright Adam Rapp makes his Broadway debut with the psychological thriller that co-stars Will Hochman.

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Read Reviews for Little Shop of Horrors, Starring Jonathan Groff and Tammy Blanchard by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award winner Christian Borle and Kingsley Leggs also star in the Off-Broadway revival that opened October 17 at the West Side Theatre.

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Go Inside Opening Night of Little Shop of Horrors Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The production, starring Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard, and Christian Borle, opened at the Westside Theatre October 17.

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Serino Coyne Promotes Matt Upshaw to Chief Executive Officer by Dan Meyer

Current CEO Angelo Desimini is headed to Disney Theatrical Group’s leadership team

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Christine Evangelista to Star in MsTRIAL Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new play by Dep Kirkland, about sexual assault in the legal field, will premiere at New World Stages.

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The Lightning Thief Composer Rob Rokicki Tells a New Perspective in Upcoming Monstersongs Concert by Dan Meyer

The songwriter talks about flipping the script on monster stories ahead of his Feinstein’s/54 Below performance October 29.

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Dee Roscioli, Phoenix Best, More Set for The Circus in Winter by Dan Meyer

The Circle Series will stage its first reading of a musical October 21.

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Upcoming N.Y.C. Auditions for To Kill a Mockingbird, Tootsie, A Christmas Carol, and More by Playbill Staff

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

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La MaMa's 2019 Gala to Celebrate Centennial of Founder Ellen Stewart by Noah Mutterperl

The gala will also honor composer Philip Glass, preservationist Dr. Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, and press agent Sam Rudy.

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See Joel Grey and the Cast of Off-Broadway’s Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish Celebrate Cast Album Release by Nathan Skethway

The Barnes & Noble event celebrated the success of the musical’s cast recording.

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Secrets From Broadway’s The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical by Ruthie Fierberg

The company of the show based on the best-selling Rick Riordan novel shares backstage scoop, audience reactions, audition advice, and more.

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Gavin Creel, James Monroe Iglehart, More Join Disney on Broadway 25th Anniversary Celebration by Ryan McPhee

Proceeds from the concert will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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See Who’s Starring in the Lileana Blain-Cruz-Helmed Revival of Fefu and Her Friends by Olivia Clement

The Obie winner directs the María Irene Fornés play, in which the audience will be split up into groups, at TFANA.

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