Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Water for Elephants Musical Begins World Premiere Run at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre June 7 by Logan Culwell-Block

The piece has been adapted from Sara Gruen's novel by Peter and the Starcatcher playwright Rick Elice and features songs by PigPen Theatre Co.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:13AM

Lyndsey Turner's Olivier-Nominated The Crucible Begins West End Run June 7 by Leah Putnam

Leading the cast are House of the Dragon's Milly Alcock, Peaky Blinders' Brian Gleeson, and Succession's Caitlin FitzGerald.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:13AM

Zachary Noah Piser, Jordan Barrow, Leana Rae Concepcion, Olivia Lux, More Star in Paper Mill Rent Beginning June 7 by Andrew Gans

Zi Alikhan directs the Pulitzer Prize-winning Jonathan Larson musical at the New Jersey venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:13AM
Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Liberated From Religious Trauma, Fat Ham’s Calvin Leon Smith Is Shining His Truth On Stage by Jeffrey Vizcaíno

After years of fearing he was going to Hell, Smith has found his key to inner peace.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:07PM

Tovah Feldshuh Announces The Feldshuh Fund for Women’s Health by Margaret Hall

The fund will support screening for reproductive cancers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:43PM

Lineup Announced for A Tribute to Howard Ashman and Alan Menken Concerts and Live Stream by Andrew Gans

The 54 Below performances will feature tunes from Little Shop of Horrors, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:43PM

Meet the Women Making Change on Broadway by Talaura Harms

Ahead of Sunday's Tony Awards, here are a few of the women who have helped make Broadway more equitable and diverse this season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:04PM

Michael Arden and Tinashe Kajese-Bolden to Direct World Premiere of The Preacher's Wife by Leah Putnam, Andrew Gans

Atlanta's Alliance Theatre has announced the directors attached to its 55th season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:43PM

New Tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to Launch in the U.K. by Andrew Gans

Thom Southerland will direct the musical based on the film of the same name.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:07PM

Kate O'Flynn Begins Performances in All of It in London's West End June 6 by Margaret Hall

The Alistair McDowall piece consists of three interconnected short plays.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:07PM

New York Theatre Workshop Reveals Cast of Broadway Alums for The Half-God of Rainfall by Leah Putnam

Inua Ellams' new and contemporary myth will be directed by Taibi Magar.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:07PM

Go Inside the June 5 New 42 Gala Honoring Julie Andrews and Josh Groban by Margaret Hall

The evening was hosted by Rachel Dratch and Julianne Hough, and featured performances from Betsy Wolfe, Jordan Donica, Abby Mueller, and Stephanie D'Abruzzo.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:55PM

Concord Theatricals Will License Tony-Nominated Amy Herzog Adaptation of A Doll's House by Logan Culwell-Block

Jessica Chastain stars in the Ibsen adaptation's world premiere on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:25PM

Could the SAG-AFTRA Actor Strike Authorization Affect Broadway and the 2023 Tony Awards? by Logan Culwell-Block

The screen performers' union overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike ahead of a June 30 contract expiration.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:25PM

Assembly Announces Over 50 Theatre Shows for 2023 Edinburgh Fringe by Leah Putnam

Assembly is the longest-running venue operator at the Fringe, curating its own selection of shows.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:25PM

Pride Is Busting Out All Over for June's 2023 Playbill Horoscopes by Yoanna Nikolova, Jeffrey Vizcaíno

Find out which Pride-themed show relates most to how you feel this month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:49PM

Broadway Licensing Acquires Tom Stoppard's Tony-Nominated Leopoldstadt by Logan Culwell-Block

The company will offer the play to schools and theatre companies through its Dramatists Play Service imprint.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:04PM

Reviews: Here's What Critics Are Saying About Adam Guettel's Days of Wine and Roses by Margaret Hall

Kelli O'Hara and Brian d'Arcy James lead the new musical, with a book by Craig Lucas, at Atlantic Theater Company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:07AM

Jeremy Jordan Will Return to Off-Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors by Andrew Gans

The hit revival of the Alan Menken and Howard Ashman musical continues at the Westside Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:07AM

Leslie Odom Jr. Will Headline YMCA of NY’s Heroes of NY Gala by Logan Culwell-Block

The evening will support the organization's Rowe Scholars program.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:33AM

Dates Set for Jamie Lloyd-Directed West End Sunset Boulevard Revival by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Nicole Scherzinger is set to star as faded silent screen star Norma Desmond.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:33AM

Reviews: Critics Weigh In On Off-Broadway's This Land Was Made by Margaret Hall

Directed by Taylor Reynolds, the Tori Sampson world premiere plays the Vineyard Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:33AM

Listen to Annaleigh Ashford's 'By the Sea' From Upcoming Sweeney Todd Broadway Revival Cast Album by Logan Culwell-Block

Ashford and co-star Josh Groban are both 2023 Tony nominees for their performances in the Sondheim musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:33AM

The Ocean at the End of the Lane Will Return to London's West End by Leah Putnam

Joel Horwood's adaptation of the Neil Gaiman novel is currently touring the U.K. and Ireland.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:33AM

Roman Banks Lands Title Role in National Tour of MJ the Musical by Andrew Gans

The tour of the Broadway hit will launch in August at Broadway in Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:49AM

Reviews: Here's What Critics Think of Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins' The Comeuppance by Leah Putnam

The world premiere opened at Off-Broadway's Signature Theatre June 5.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:49AM

Cast Complete for West End Run of Stephen Sondheim's Old Friends, Starring Bernadette Peters and Lea Salonga by Andrew Gans

A host of London favorites will join the Tony winners in the limited engagement of the Sondheim tribute devised by Cameron Mackintosh.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:49AM

Titaníque Welcomes Aboard New Cast June 6 by Leah Putnam

Nicole Parker, Lindsay Heather Pearce, and Michael Williams lead the company as Céline Dion, Rose, and Jack, respectively.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:13AM

Opening June 6, Jillian Walker Honors Whitney Houston in The Whitney Album by Leah Putnam

The world premiere plays Off-Broadway at Soho Rep.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:13AM

The Mountaintop Begins Previews June 6 at Los Angeles' Geffen Playhouse by Leah Putnam

Broadway alum Jon Michael Hill and TV's Amanda Warren star in the California production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:13AM

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