Friday, September 24, 2021

Is This a Room Begins Broadway Previews September 24 by Talaura Harms

The play stars Emily Davis as former Air Force intelligence specialist Reality Winner during her FBI investigation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

What to Send Up When It Goes Down Begins Previews September 24 at Playwrights Horizons by Andrew Gans

The Off-Broadway run of Aleshea Harris’ work follows a BAM engagement earlier this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

Dear Evan Hansen Film, Starring Ben Platt, Julianne Moore, Amy Adams, Opens Nationwide September 24 by Andrew Gans

The soundtrack for the motion picture, based on the Tony-winning musical of the same name, also arrives from Interscope Records.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

Pop Musical & Juliet Reopens at London's Shaftesbury Theatre September 24 by Andrew Gans

Miriam-Teak Lee returns to her Olivier-winning role as Juliet.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

Moulin Rouge! Reopens on Broadway September 24 by Dan Meyer

The stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's film returns to the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Thursday, September 23, 2021

In the News: Remembering George Ferencz by Andrew Gans

Plus: Colin Donnell, Loretta Devine, Sheryl Lee Ralph, and more tapped for small screen gigs.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:20PM

Go Inside Opening Night of World Premiere of Sanctuary City Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The play from Pulitzer Prize winner Martyna Majok officially opened at the Lucille Lortel Theatre September 21.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:04PM

Drag Race's Alaska, Lea DeLaria, More Cast in Pasadena Playhouse's Head Over Heels by Andrew Gans

The Broadway production has been re-imagined by Jenny Koons and Sam Pinkleton.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:50PM

Cast Complete for Return of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical North American Tour by Andrew Gans

The tour of the 2018 Broadway musical will visit more than 40 cities during the 2021–2022 season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:38PM

Take a First Look at A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet Off-Broadway by Playbill Staff

Alex Wyse and Ben Fankhauser’s musical, in which they star alongside Bryonha Marie Parham, is set to open September 27.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:29PM

A Soldier’s Play Is Being Adapted Into a Limited TV Series by Dan Meyer

David Alan Grier, currently Tony-nominated for the 2020 revival, will star and executive produce.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:01PM

Cast Set for Return of Site-Specific Baby Musical; Julia Murney to Star by Andrew Gans

Ethan Paulini directs and choreographs.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:51PM

Pioneering Black Theatremaker Melvin Van Peebles Dies at 89 by Dan Meyer

The three-time Tony nominee created Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:46PM

Matthew Freeman Named Winner of 2021 Kesselring Prize by Andrew Gans

The $25,000 award is given annually by the National Arts Club.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:19PM

Heidi Schreck and Clubbed Thumb Announces 'Constitution Commissions' Recipients by Dan Meyer

The award will gift $1000 each to 16 early-career playwrights.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:14PM

John Legend, Hairspray Original Cast, More to Perform During Tony Awards Celebration by Ryan McPhee

The 74th annual ceremony, presented in two parts, will take place September 26.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:59AM

James Snyder, Diane Davis, More Will Return to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway by Dan Meyer

A condensed version of the play resumes performances November 12 at the Lyric Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:34AM

Diane Davis, James Snyder, More Will Return to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway by Dan Meyer

A condensed version of the play resumes performances November 12 at the Lyric Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:34AM

Take a Look at the West End Transfer of The Last 5 Years by Marc J. Franklin

The Jason Robert Brown musical opens in London September 23.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:08AM

Sugarland, Butter, Flour: Jennifer Nettles Will Star in Waitress on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The Grammy-winning country star and avid musical theatre supporter succeeds composer Sara Bareilles in the role of Jenna.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:27AM

Ramin Karimloo, Mazz Murray, Zizi Strallen, More Set for London Sunset Boulevard Concert by Andrew Gans

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical will play Royal Albert Hall.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:08AM

Heidi Blickenstaff and Morgan Dudley to Join Broadway Cast of Jagged Little Pill by Dan Meyer

The two will take over for Tony nominees Elizabeth Stanley and Celia Rose Gooding when the production reopens.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:50AM

How to Watch the 74th Annual Tony Awards by Logan Culwell-Block

Make sure you're all set to tune in for Broadway's biggest night.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:27AM

Check Out Taye Diggs in This Unseen Clip of Let’s Make a Deal by Dan Meyer

The game show will air a special “Salute to the Tonys” episode September 24.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM

Rescheduled Caroline, or Change Broadway Revival Confirms Returning Cast Members by Dan Meyer

Caissie Levy, John Cariani, Samantha Williams, and more will join Olivier winner Sharon D. Clarke.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:59AM

Read Steven Levenson's Notes on His Dear Evan Hansen Screenplay by Ryan McPhee

The Tony winner talks adapting his libretto for the screen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

Douglas Lyons’ Chicken & Biscuits Begins Previews on Broadway September 23 by Dan Meyer

The play stars Norm Lewis, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Michael Urie, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

The Normal Heart Begins Previews at London's National Theatre September 23 by Andrew Gans

The Fictionhouse co-production of Larry Kramer’s seminal drama plays in the Olivier.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

Checking In With… My Fair Lady Star Shereen Ahmed by Andrew Gans

Ahmed plays Eliza Doolittle in the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater production, which resumed performances September 14.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Last Call: Stream the Curtain Up! Finale Concert Before It Expires September 22 by Dan Meyer

Captured live from Times Square, the concert featured performances by stars from 23 Broadway shows.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:22PM

Judy Kuhn, Nathan Lee Graham, Nic Rouleau, More to Perform at NAMT 2021 Festival by Dan Meyer

The annual showcase will run October 21 and 22 in a hybrid digital/in-person format.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00PM

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