Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Director Ivo Van Hove to Make Television Debut with Doll, Musical Conservatory Thriller

The series is written by playwright Matthew-Lee Erlbach (Handbook for an American Revolutionary).

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:12PM

Drew Lachey to Star in A Chorus Line at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

The classic 1975 musical will inaugurate the company's newly built Rouse Theatre.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:32AM

Tony Awards Administration Committee Determines Initial Eligibility for 2022-23 Season

The committee met to discuss the eligibility of every Broadway show that opened between June 2022 and now.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:32AM

Moisés Kaufman's Here There Are Blueberries to Run at Shakespeare Theatre Company

The new play from Tectonic Theater Project is premised on the discovery of never-before-seen Nazi-era photographs.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:32AM

Janet Dacal, Emily Skinner, Clyde Alves Join New York, New York Broadway Cast

Plus, watch a trailer for the new musical coming to the St. James Theatre.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:32AM

Leslie Odom Jr. to Lead Broadway Revival of Ossie Davis's Purlie Victorious

Kenny Leon will direct the 1961 comedy in its first-ever revival.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:02AM
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Peter Pan, With Updated Book by Larissa FastHorse, to Play National Tour in 2024

Lonny Price will direct, with additional book material by FastHorse.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:48AM

Cindy Williams, Star of Laverne & Shirley, Dies at 75

Williams was seen on Broadway in 2007 in The Drowsy Chaperone.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:48AM

Starry Ragtime Benefit Reunion Concert Set for March

Brian Stokes Mitchell and Audra McDonald, the musical's original costars, will reunite for the one-night-only performance.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:48AM

Review: Chicago, Where the Foul Stench of Infamy Is Still Fresh

TheaterMania re-reviews the long-running Broadway show for the first time in a decade.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:36AM
Monday, January 30, 2023

The Hours Opera to Air on PBS

Starring Kelli O'Hara, Renée Fleming, and Joy DiDonato, The Hours is one of 10 operas that will air as part of the 17th season of Great Performances at the Met.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 02:36PM

Kristine Nielsen and Shannon Tyo to Star in Julia Izumi's Regretfully, So the Birds Are

WP Theater and Playwrights Horizons co-produce the world premiere of this globe-spanning family drama.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:02AM

NBC to Celebrate Carol Burnett's 90th Birthday With Star-Studded TV Special

The event will included musicals performances from Bernadette Peters, Billy Porter, Kristin Chenoweth, and more.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:24AM

Alyssa Fox to Star as Elphaba in Wicked on Broadway

Fox has previously performed the role on tour and served as a Broadway standby.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:24AM

Full Parade Cast to Include Howard McGillin, Paul Alexander Nolan, Kelli Barrett, Alex Joseph Grayson

Jay Armstrong Johnson, Eddie Cooper, Manoel Felciano and more round-out the company of the musical, starring Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 08:36AM

Grey Henson and More Complete Broadway Cast of Corn Musical Shucked

Shucked plays the Nederlander Theatre beginning in March.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 08:36AM
Friday, January 27, 2023

What Makes Little Shop of Horrors Such a Fan Favorite?

A TheaterMania colleague shares his experiences at five different productions of the popular musical.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 03:12AM

Interview: Love, Loss, Rent, and Fatherhood: Anthony Rapp's Solo Show Gets Personal

Original Rent cast member Rapp talks about his musical memoire at New World Stages.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:48AM
Thursday, January 26, 2023

Review: In The Smuggler, an Irish American Tells a Dramatic Barroom Story in Verse

Ronán Noone's rhyme-laden solo show makes its New York premiere at Irish Repertory Theatre.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:48PM

Revised Version of Vanities—The Musical to Open Off-Broadway

The York Theatre Company will bring back Jack Heifner and David Kirshenbaum's beloved musical comedy.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:24PM

Spend a May Weekend in New York City With TheaterMania

The next TheaterMania weekend will take place in the thick of awards season.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:12PM

Early Career Designers Can Now Apply for a $15,000 Grant From the 1/52 Project

Now in its second year, the project funnels earnings from working Broadway designers to those just starting out.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:12PM

Review: A Soldier's Play Touring Production Marches Out of Step With Its Superior Broadway Run

Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning play makes a stop at Philadelphia's Forrest Theatre.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:36AM

Caissie Levy to Star in London Premiere of Next to Normal This Summer

Levy will play Diana in the Tom Kitt/Brian Yorkey musical at the Donmar Warehouse.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 06:48AM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Review: Anthony Rapp Owns, Not Rents, the Stage in Solo Musical Without You

Rapp explores the deaths of two seminal figures in his life in this new off-Broadway show.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 07:24PM

Company North American Tour Announces Initial Stops

Marianne Elliott's Tony-winning revival production will hit the road in October.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:54PM

David Greenspan Will Star in Joey Merlo's On Set With Theda Bara

The Gothic coming-of-age story will be presented as part of the Exponential Festival at the Brick.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:18PM

Audible Announces Multi-Project Development Deal With Daniel Dae Kim

An audio adaptation of David Henry Hwang's Yellow Face will kick off the collaboration.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:42AM

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart Returns to the McKittrick Hotel

The mysterious Scottish verse drama played an earlier run in 2016.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:42AM
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Review: Modern Swimwear Reveals the Trust Fund Boyfriend From Hell

Two New Yorkers check in to a hotel in Caitlin Saylor Stephens's latest drama.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:06PM

James Monroe Iglehart to Play Louis Armstrong in Broadway-Bound Musical A Wonderful World

The musical will play in New Orleans and Chicago this fall ahead of a Broadway run.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:24AM

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