Thursday, April 22, 2021

25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Film in the Works From Disney

The musical features a score by William Finn and book by Rachel Sheinkin.

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Watch the Trailer for the New Documentary About Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It hits cinemas in June.

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Obie Winner L Morgan Lee to Star in British Musical Adaptation of The Danish Girl

Lee will take on the role of trans artist Lili Elbe.

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Raúl Esparza, Alice Ripley, Carmen Cusack Lead The Waves in Quarantine Musical Film

Esparza's passion project comes to life via Berkeley Rep.

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

What's Streaming? Rock of Ages and Sutton Foster Concerts; Mary-Louise Parker in The Baltimore Waltz

Find out what's on tap for the week ahead, and how you can get tickets.

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In the Heights Movie Soundtrack to Be Released on June 11

Preorders, starting Friday, will include a download of the title song.

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Patti Murin and Colin Donnell to Lead Hallmark Thriller To Catch a Spy

The new mystery will air in June.

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You Are Here Documentary, Featuring Stories That Inspired Come From Away, Streaming Free Today

The film is available in celebration of National Canadian Film Day.

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Coming to PBS: West End Stage Films of Romeo and Juliet and Uncle Vanya

The two films, shot in theaters, will air as part of Great Performances.

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Cat On a Hot Tin Roof Movie Remake in the Works From Director Antoine Fuqua

The new film of the Tennessee Williams classic will be produced by Stephen C. Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey.

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Beauty and the Beast Director Resigns After Email to Scott Rudin About Karen Olivo Leaks Online

Robert Jess Roth was to direct an upcoming U.K. and Ireland tour of the Disney stage production.

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Jim Steinman, Songwriter Behind Bat Out of Hell and Dance of the Vampires, Dies at 73

Steinman wrote hits for Meat Loaf, Bonnie Tyler, Celine Dion, and more.

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TheaterMania to Stream NAATCO's All-Asian American Our Town, Led by Amy Hill and Midori Francis Iwama

The production will be directed by NAATCO cofounder Mia Katigbak.

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Immersive Theatrical Production of The Great Gatsby Coming to New York City

The F. Scott Fitzgerald novel will be presented as a lavish party thrown by Jay Gatsby himself.

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Memorializing the Moment: A History of Musical Theater Merchandise

Chances are, you've seen a merchandise booth at the back of a theater. But where did this ever-reliable industry come from?

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Lauren Lane, Myra Lucretia Taylor, John McGinty, and More Star in Humana's Block Association Project

The new virtual play by Matthew Yates Crowley is presented by the Actors Theatre of Louisville.

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Monday, April 19, 2021

Phantom Music Box Prop and Reopening Tickets to Be Auctioned for the Actors Fund

Now's your chance to own "Lot 665" — but it'll cost you.

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John Cameron Mitchell to Play Joe Exotic in New TV Series Opposite Kate McKinnon

McKinnon will play Joe's enemy, Carole Baskin.

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Idina Menzel, Kelly Marie Tran Join MCC Theater's 2021 Miscast Lineup

The free virtual show will also feature Patrick Wilson, Kelli O'Hara, LaChanze, and more.

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Sunday, April 18, 2021
Friday, April 16, 2021

New York Theatre Workshop Artistic Director James Nicola to Step Down in 2022

Nicola has run the theater since 1988.

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New Stephen Sondheim Encyclopedia Released

The book is written by the former editor of the Sondheim Review.

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Daphne Rubin-Vega, Jimmy Smits to Star in Nilo Cruz's Two Sisters and a Piano

The virtual production will reunite the stars of Cruz's Anna in the Tropics.

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Adam Schlesinger Tribute Concert to Take Place in May

The Tony-nominated Fountains of Wayne songwriter died in April 2020 of Covid-19.

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In the Heights: Read the First Social Media Reactions to the New Movie-Musical

The film will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in June.

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West End Cast Album of Mel Brooks's Young Frankenstein to Be Released in May

The album was recorded live, with a cast led by Hadley Fraser.

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Michael K. Lee and Ramin Karimloo to Lead Jesus Christ Superstar in Japan

Celinde Schoenmaker and Telly Leung are also featured in the cast.

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Producers Cast Reunites, Lorax Streams, Lin-Manuel Talks Up the Vaccine, and More

Find out what's streaming this weekend and in the coming week.

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2021 Lucille Lortel Awards Will Pay Tribute to the Best of Off-Broadway

In lieu of actual awards, the various artisans who make off-Broadway great will be celebrated.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Calling for Greater Integrity in the Theater, Karen Olivo Announces Departure From Moulin Rouge!

Olivo will not return to the production post-shutdown.

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All that Chat

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Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre