Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Lackawanna Blues Virtual Exhibition by Manhattan Theatre Club

Welcome to Lackawanna! 1956 Lackawanna, New York, like all Great Lakes cities, was thriving! Jobs everywhere, money everywhere. Steel plants, grain mills, railroads, the docks. Everybody h…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:06AM
Monday, September 27, 2021

‘Lackawanna Blues’ delays Broadway press opening by Caitlin Huston

The opening of “Lackawanna Blues” has been pushed by another week, Manhattan Theatre Club announced Monday.  The new press opening has been scheduled for Oct. 7, as star Ruben Santiago-…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 09:40PM

LACKAWANNA BLUES Delays Opening Night As Ruben Santiago-Hudson Recovers from Back Injury

Manhattan Theatre Club will postpone the opening night performance of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues as the veteran performer, writer, and director continues to recover from …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:37PM
Friday, September 24, 2021

Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues Cancels Weekend Performances Due to Injury; Opening Night Delayed by Caitlin Moynihan

A back injury sustained by Ruben Santiago-Hudson is causing the cancellation of weekend performances of Lackawanna Blues begininng on September 24. The show will return on September 28,…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:54PM

Broadway’s ‘Lackawanna Blues’ Cancels Weekend Previews, Delays Opening Due To Star Ruben Santiago-Hudson Back Injury by Greg Evans

Lackawanna Blues, the solo Broadway show written, performed, and directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, has canceled its performances for tonight and over the weekend due to an off-stage back in…

SOURCE: Deadline at 04:49PM

LACKAWANNA BLUES Cancels Weekend Performances Due to Back Injury Sustained by Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Ruben Santiago-Hudson had a back injury this week. As a result, performances of RUBEN SANTIAGO-HUDSON’s LACKAWANNA BLUES are cancelled this evening and over the weekend.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:08PM

Weekend Performances of Broadway’s Lackawanna Blues Canceled After Ruben Santiago-Hudson Injury by Talaura Harms

Performances will resume September 28, with the official opening shifted to September 30.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:38PM

‘Lackawanna Blues’ on Broadway cancels weekend performances after injury by Caitlin Huston

The press opening night of “Lackawanna Blues” has been pushed two days after Ruben Santiago-Hudson suffered a back injury.  The Friday evening performance as well as the weekend perform…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 03:13PM
Thursday, September 23, 2021

See Ruben Santiago-Hudson in His Solo Show Lackawanna Blues on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Go inside the previously announced Broadway premiere of Lackawanna Blues, written, performed and directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, by checking out these new production photos! The Tony winn…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:18PM

Photos: First Look at Ruben Santiago-Hudson in LACKAWANNA BLUES

The Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director and Barry Grove, Executive Producer) Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues is now in performances a…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:43PM
Monday, September 20, 2021

Curtain Up! Live From Duffy Square by TDF

September 19, 2021: Right next to the TKTS booth, we went live at the Curtain Up! finale in Duffy Square! Watch performances of shows currently on or returning to Broadway: Ain’t Too Pro…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:06PM

This is Broadway Finale Concert in Times Square by NewYorkTheater

A dozen moments from the two-hour concert in Times Square on September 19, 2021 celebrating Broadway: Jeladi Aladdin leading a chant of Broadway is Back and snippets from "Ain't Too Proud," …

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:44AM
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.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 07:54PM

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

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