Friday, January 27, 2023

MacGyver: The Musical Album Released January 27 by Margaret Hall

The musical previously premiered in Houston, Texas, receiving the Houston Press' Best New Musical award.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM

Suffragette Musical Sylvia Begins World Premiere at London's Old Vic January 27 by Logan Culwell-Block

West End The Bodyguard and The Drifters Girl star Beverley Knight leads the company as feminist activist Sylvia Pankhurst.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM

MCC Theater Wolf Play Begins Performances January 27 by Margaret Hall

The production is produced in collaboration with Ma-Yi Theater Company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Thursday, January 26, 2023

Jill Sobule Knows 7th Grade is Toxic by Margaret Hall

The singer-songwriter explores why adolescence is hell in her hit Off-Broadway show F*ck 7th Grade.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Bernadette Peters, Billy Porter, Kristin Chenoweth, More Will Celebrate Carol Burnett in NBC Special by Andrew Gans

The two-hour Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love will be filmed at Los Angeles' Avalon Hollywood.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Revised Version of Vanities—The Musical to Play Off-Broadway Via York Theatre Company by Leah Putnam

Will Pomerantz will direct the production this spring at The Theatre at St. Jean's.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Dayron J. Miles Named Associate Artistic Director at American Repertory Theater by Logan Culwell-Block

Formerly of Atlanta's Alliance Theatre, Miles will work alongside Artistic Director Diane Paulus at the Massachusetts company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:59PM

Dayron J. Miles Named Associate Artistic Director at American Repertory Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

Formerly of Atlanta's Alliance Theatre, Miles will work alongside Artistic Director Diane Paulus at the Massachusetts company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:36PM

Jackie Burns, Ashley Pérez Flanagan, More Will Star in World Premiere of Cowboy Bob Musical by Andrew Gans

Previews will begin at Houston's Alley Theatre in March.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:18PM

Trai Byers Returns to The Piano Lesson for One-Night-Only January 26 by Leah Putnam

Reprising his role as Avery, Byers joins the cast for a special filming of the revival for the Lincoln Center Theatre on Film and Tape Archives.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

Playbill Goes Fringe Favorite Lizard Boy to Premiere Off-Broadway by Margaret Hall

The American musical, which has been in development since 2013, will play a limited engagement this summer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM

Every Actor Who's Played the Angel of Music and Christine in Phantom of the Opera on Broadway by Meg Masseron

The history-making show will celebrate its 35th and final anniversary on January 26, three months ahead of its closure in April.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM

Stephen Schwartz, Major Attaway, T. Oliver Reid, More Will Celebrate The Musicals That Never Came to Broadway by Andrew Gans

Robert W. Schneider produces and directs the evening at 54 Below.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM

Reviews: Critics Weigh In on Anthony Rapp's Solo Show Without You by Leah Putnam

The Rent and Star Trek: Discovery star turns back the clock to his big break in the Jonathan Larson musical and losing his mother in the Off-Broadway show.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM

Caissie Levy and Trevor Dion Nicholas to Star in London Premiere of Next To Normal by Margaret Hall

Levy will reunite with Donmar Warehouse artistic director Michael Longhurst, who previously directed her in Broadway's Caroline or Change.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM

See Who's Starring in U.K. Premiere of The SpongeBob Musical by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

The touring production will travel throughout the U.K. and Ireland, including a five-week stop in London.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM

All the Times Phantom of the Opera Made History on Broadway by Meg Masseron

From the first chandelier drop to NYC's mayor declaring a "Phantom of the Opera Day," revisit all the major moments in Broadway's longest-running musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM

To Kill a Mockingbird Sets West End Closing by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Matthew Modine currently leads the cast as Atticus Finch at the Gielgud Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42AM

Henry IV, Richard II Begin Performances at Theatre For A New Audience January 26 by Margaret Hall

The Off-Broadway company will stage the Shakespeare plays in repertory through February 5.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM

Tony Winner Justin Peck's New Ballet Makes World Premiere January 26 by Leah Putnam

The new works will be part of the company's 2022-2023 season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:03AM

Chita Rivera, Harvey Fierstein, Shoshana Bean, More Are Part of Songs From the Holocaust at Carnegie Hall January 26 by Andrew Gans

The evening is directed by Noah Himmelstein with musical direction by Lee Musiker.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:03AM

Jake Wood Replaces Hugo Chegwin in West End's 2:22–A Ghost Story Beginning January 26 by Andrew Gans

Danny Robins' thriller is playing a limited engagement at the Lyric Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:03AM

Previews for The Wanderers Starring Katie Holmes Begin January 26 by Leah Putnam

Anna Ziegler's play about two marriages plays Off-Broadway at Roundabout.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:03AM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Watch Exclusive Highlights From the Cambodian Rock Band Tour by Andrew Gans

Signature Theatre's touring production of Lauren Yee’s play with music is currently running at Alley Theatre in Houston.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:24PM

Broadway and West End Stars Will Join Benjamin Rauhala at Cadogan Hall by Andrew Gans

Music director Rauhala will celebrate his viral YouTube videos at the London venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:24PM

Jimonn Cole Joins Classic Stage's Black Odyssey by Logan Culwell-Block, Leah Putnam

Stevie Walker-Webb will direct the Harlem-set reimagining of The Odyssey Off-Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:06PM

Broadway Alums to Star in Repertory Workshop of Richard II and Henry IV at TFANA by Leah Putnam

Eric Tucker will direct the script-in-hand performances of Experimental Workshops/Exploring the Histories in the round.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:06PM

White Girl in Danger to Give Preview of Upcoming World Premiere at Works & Process at the Guggenheim by Logan Culwell-Block

Cast and creative team members will be on hand for performances and to talk about the development process for the new Michael R. Jackson musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:32PM

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