Friday, September 17, 2021

September 17, 2021: What TheaterMakers Are Talking About This Week by Ken Davenport

Here’s what TheaterMakers were talking about this week . . .   1 – Broadway’s Biggest Reopening Yet A major welcome home is due for the companies of Wicked, Hamilton, The Lion King, C…

SOURCE: The Producer's Perspective at 11:00AM
Thursday, September 16, 2021

MTC Returns to Broadway! by Manhattan Theatre Club

On September 14, 2021, Manhattan Theatre Club celebrated the return to the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre with an emotional ribbon cutting ceremony before the first performance of Ruben Santiago…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:54PM

Photos: Manhattan Theatre Club Celebrates Re-Opening with First Preview of LACKAWANNA BLUES

On Tuesday night, Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues debuted on Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street, NYC), following the th…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:26AM
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

See Manhattan Theatre Club Celebrate the First Performance of Lackawanna Blues on Broadway by Playbill Staff

The production of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s solo show began performances at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre September 14.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:19PM

Manhattan Theatre Club Reopens With 1st Performance of Lackawanna Blues

Stars and politicians came out to cut the ribbon outside Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:42PM

Back on Broadway: Watch as Hamilton, Wicked, The Lion King, More Welcome Back Audiences by Playbill

While Broadway has welcomed audiences since June, September 14 was a milestone day for some major hits. No less than four shows reopened—Wicked, Hamilton, Chicago, and The Lion King—and …

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:48AM

VIDEO: LACKAWANNA BLUES Celebrates Its First Broadway Preview!

Manhattan Theatre Club reopened its doors today with the first preview of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues, which reopens MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:14AM
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Ruben Santiago-Hudson Brings ‘Lackawanna Blues’ to Broadway by Ben Sisario

The first performance of ‘Lackawanna Blues’ offered a reminder that Broadway is a home for plays as well as musicals.

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Broadway Reopening Live Updates: Theater Comes Back From Long Pandemic Shutdown by The New York Times

With the return of “Hamilton,” “The Lion King,” “Wicked” and “Chicago,” and the opening of “Lackawanna Blues,” one of New York’s most important industries is trying to …

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 04:24PM

Broadway is Back! Four Musicals Re-open Tonight, and “Lackawanna Blues” Arrives by Roger Friedman

Broadway is back tonight! Four musicals are re-opening, and one new play is going to previews. Hallelujah! “Hamilton,” “The Lion King,” “Wicked,”

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 12:18PM

‘It’s the balm we need right now’: how Broadway fought its way back by David Smith In Washington

The long theatre shutdown in New York has taken its toll on the industry but a renewed and reinvigorated outlook towards diversity could have a major impact When Ruben Santiago-Hudson walks …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:23AM

Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Solo Show Lackawanna Blues Begins Broadway Previews September 14 by Talaura Harms

The Manhattan Theatre Club production features live music performed by Grammy-nominated blues guitarist Junior Mack.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Monday, September 13, 2021

Ruben Santiago-Hudson's LACKAWANNA BLUES Reopens MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre Tomorrow Night

Manhattan Theatre Club will reopen its doors tomorrow, Tuesday, September 14, when the Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues begins performances at MTC’s Samue…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:48PM

Leslie Odom, Jr. and Audra McDonald Tony Awards hosts, with a catch. The busiest week on Broadway, and NYC. #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

This week could not be busier. Today,  300,000 employees go back to work for New York City’s government, and a million students go back to the city’s public schools. Tomorrow, “Chica…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 12:48PM
Friday, September 10, 2021

"First Time I Met The Blues" - Ruben's Juke Joint Live @ Minton's Playhouse by Manhattan Theatre Club

Manhattan Theatre Club and Ruben Santiago-Hudson in conjunction with Harlem Week hosted an exclusive, private event at the celebrated Minton's Playhouse in Harlem to celebrate the Broadway d…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:48PM
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Recent and Upcoming Openings in New York by Jeff Myhre

Here are some of the new shows opening this fall in New York (not an exhaustive list): Pass Over Open now and running through October 10 at the August Wilson Theatre. Lackawanna Blues Previe…

SOURCE: stagebiz.com at 12:19PM
Monday, August 30, 2021

Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues: TV Spot by Manhattan Theatre Club

Read more or buy tickets at http://www.LackawannaOnBroadway.com/ #LackawannaOnBroadway - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - RUBEN SANTIAGO-HUDSON'S LACKAWANNA BLUES Written,…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:36PM
Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Single Tickets Now On Sale For Ruben Santiago-Hudson's LACKAWANNA BLUES

Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues is written, performed, and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (August Wilson's Jitney, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom on Netflix). Learn m…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:11AM

Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues | Ruben's Story by Manhattan Theatre Club

Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson returns to MTC for the Broadway debut of his brilliant solo play celebrating the strong, big-hearted woman who raised him: Miss Rachel. In a 1950s boa…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:36AM
Monday, July 26, 2021

Return to MTC | 2021-22 Season Promo by Manhattan Theatre Club

Great actors. Great writers. Great Theatre is back at MTC! Announcing our return with performance dates for all shows in our 2021-2022 season! To learn more about our upcoming season visi…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:36PM

Tickets To LACKAWANNA BLUES Now On Sale For American Express Card Members

Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues begins performances Tuesday, September 14, 2021 and opens Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre The show is written, performe…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:24AM
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, May 18, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

MTC to Bring ‘Lackawanna Blues’ to Broadway, Ted Chapin to Step Down at R&H, Recapping MCC’s Miscast “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM
Monday, May 17, 2021

Broadway Mayoral Faves. “Lackawanna Blues” the 24th Broadway Opening Announced! Meanwhile: What about nonprofit and digital theater? #Stageworthy by New York Theater

In a series of video interviews with the leading candidates for mayor of New York City, the New York Times asked each for their favorite Broadway show. (Shaun Donovan said that his high scho…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 11:10AM

Manhattan Theatre Club Sets New Dates for Lackawanna Blues, How I Learned to Drive, Skeleton Crew & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Manhattan Theatre Club has given an update for its 2021-2022 season. Full casting for all productions will be announced at a later date. Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blu…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:36AM

Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s ‘Lackawanna Blues’ Sets September Broadway Opening by Greg Evans

Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues is now the fifth show set to begin performances on Sept. 14, the first day of Broadway’s post-shutdown r…

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:00AM

Breaking: LACKAWANNA BLUES Comes to Broadway September 14; MORNING SUN Begins Off-Broadway October 12

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced performance dates for the two previously announced productions that will reopen MTC’s Broadway and off-Broadway stages this fall, Lackawanna Blues and…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:12AM

‘Lackawanna Blues’ will begin Broadway performances Sept. 14. by Caitlin Huston

Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of “Lackawanna Blues” will begin Broadway performances Sept. 14.  The play, which is written, performed and directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, will…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 09:00AM

Manhattan Theatre Club Production of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues Sets Broadway Dates by Andrew Gans

The company has also announced dates for the Off-Broadway premiere of Simon Stephens' Morning Sun, starring Edie Falco, Blair Brown, and Marin Ireland.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:59AM

Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues to Have Broadway Premiere This Fall

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced dates for its 2021 productions on and off-Broadway.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 08:48AM

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