Friday, December 3, 2021

Watch Broadway's Morgan James in 1st Installment of Playbill's Holiday Concert Series by Playbill

To celebrate the holiday season, the Playbill Studio is hosting the Holiday Concert Series, with a new episode released every Friday in December. In this first installment, Broadway's Morga…

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10 Dance Performances to See in December & January - See innovative companies at The Joyce, New York City Ballet's winter season and more by Juan Michael Porter Ii

See innovative companies at The Joyce, New York City Ballet's winter season, holiday spectacles and more --- NYC's winter dance season always brings a nonstop march of Nutcrackers. But there…

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021

‘Diana, The Musical’ Review: A Royal Tragedy Turned Vacuous Rom-Com by Gordon Cox

Is it possible that Lady Di might have loved “Diana, The Musical”? We’re talking about the princess who surprised Covent Garden with a duet to Billy Idol’s “Uptown Girl,” a brash…

SOURCE: Variety at 09:00PM
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Tony Winner Michael McGrath Joins Cast of World Premiere of Britney Spears Musical Once Upon a One More Time by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winner Michael McGrath has joined the cast of the world premiere of the Britney Spears musical Once Upon a One More Time. McGrath takes over the role of Narrator from the previously ann…

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Get a Royal First Look at Diana on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Roll out the red carpet! Diana, the new bio-musical based on the life of Princess Diana, officially opens at Broadway's Longacre Theatre on November 17 and now you can get a royal first look…

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Kyle Scatliffe Replaces James Monroe Iglehart in Hamilton by Lindsey Sullivan

You'll be back! Kyle Scatliffe returns to the Tony-winning smash Hamilton on November 16 in the dual roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson. Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart too…

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

Watch Jeanna de Waal & the Cast of Diana Perform 'If' in Times Square by Lindsey Sullivan

Diana, the bio-musical about the Princess of Wales, premiered on Netflix on October 1 and resumed performances at the Longacre Theatre on November 2. Star Jeanna de Waal and co-stars Roe …

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Tuesday, November 2, 2021

New Musical Diana Begins Broadway Performances by Caitlin Moynihan

Diana, a new musical based on the life of Princess Diana, begins previews at Broadway's Longacre Theatre on March 2 at the Longacre Theatre on November 2 ahead of a November 17 opening night…

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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Theatre Review: ‘Clay’s Place: Inside My Blue Mind’ by TheAngelWing Project by Mary Ann Johnson

Last Saturday was the world premier of “Clay’s Place: Inside My Blue Mind” by Angela Wilson of The AngelWing Project. The play is a slice of life in the Black community of Memphis that…

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Review Roundup: COME FROM AWAY National Tour Returns to the Stage; What Did the Critics Think?

The National Tour of Come From Away has returned to the stage! The production returned at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, TN earlier this month.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:04PM
Thursday, October 21, 2021

What's (Re)opening on Broadway in November and December - The 11 shows bowing on Broadway over the next two months by Raven Snook

The 11 shows bowing on Broadway over the next two months --- By mid-December, the vast majority of Broadway's 41 theatres will be illuminated (the Palace is being renovated and a few others…

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Thursday, October 14, 2021

‘A Quick 5’ with Actor Robert Smith, ‘Clay’s Place: Inside my Blue Mind’ by Susan Brall

“Clay’s Place: Inside my Blue Mind” was recently named a quarterfinalist in an international Stage Play Writing Competition. The play takes place in downtown Beale Street in Memphis, T…

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Thursday, October 7, 2021

National Tour of Tony-Winning Oklahoma! Announces Cast by Caitlin Moynihan

The national touring production of Tony-winning revival of Oklahoma! will begin performances at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota on November 9 before heading out on a 25-city …

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Monday, October 4, 2021

The Mountaintop review – Martin Luther King meets his match in a motel room by Arifa Akbar

Royal Exchange, ManchesterNtombizodwa Ndlovu is spellbinding in Katori Hall’s intriguing drama about an imaginary meeting between King and a maid The Mountaintop is a bold shape-shifter of…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:12AM
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

15+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend October 1-3 - See the star-studded Kennedy Center at 50 concert, 'Diana: The Musical' and more by Raven Snook

In-person theatre is back in NYC, both on Broadway and beyond. But there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, Octobe…

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

"I Build A Whole Universe": How A Sound Designer Brings Pandemic-Era Audio Plays To Life

by Rotimi Agbabiaka With the shutdown of public gatherings last March, theatre companies across the world had to figure out new ways to keep telling stories. For a wide variety of Bay Are…

SOURCE: Theatre Bay Area at 04:34AM
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Adam Pascal and Olivia Valli to Lead Pretty Woman National Tour by Caitlin Moynihan

Welcome to Hollywood! Adam Pascal and Olivia Valli are set to star in the ucpoming national touring production of Pretty Woman as Edward and Vivian, respectively. As previously announced, pe…

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Thursday, August 5, 2021

BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change debuts, exclusively, on BroadwayHD to honor the hit show’s 25th Anniversary. August 5, 2021:  BroadwayHD the premier streaming service for live…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 03:57PM
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Performer Stuff Presents “In the Holding Room” Industry Podcast Episode 20 by Performerstuff

Performer Stuff Presents “In the Holding Room” Industry Podcast Episode 20 Written by: Christiaan Abbott June 23, 2021 Performer Stuff continues with episode 18 of the podcast “I…

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Friday, June 11, 2021

Katori Hall Wins Drama Pulitzer for ‘The Hot Wing King’ by Julia Jacobs

The play, which had its run cut short because of the pandemic, centers on a kitchen in Memphis, where a man is trying to concoct award-winning chicken wings.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 03:24PM

Katori Hall’s ‘The Hot Wing King’ Wins 2021 Pulitzer Prize For Drama by Greg Evans

Katori Hall’s comedy-drama play The Hot Wing King, which was given a world premiere by Off Broadway’s Signature Theatre Company just before the pandemic shutdown, was awarded the 2021 Pu…

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Friday, May 21, 2021

We love Derrick Baskin by Elizabeth Wheless

Tony Nominee Derrick Baskin showed up in NYC and had literally nowhere to stay. He did, however, have a job at TGI Friday's which is sometimes all you need. Spelling Bee, Memphis, Difficult …

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Friday, May 14, 2021

DIANA, MEMPHIS Composer David Bryan Signs With Verve

David Bryan, composer and lyricist for the upcoming Broadway musical Diana: The Musical has signed with Verve for representation as a writer and composer across theater, film and televi…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:56AM

‘Diana: The Musical’ Composer David Bryan Signs With Verve by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: David Bryan, composer and lyricist for Broadway’s upcoming Diana: The Musical has signed with Verve for representation as a writer and composer across theater, film and televis…

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Friday, April 30, 2021

Live Chat with Frozen's Charlie Williams by Beltline To Broadway

Charlie Williams is currently working as the Associate Choreographer for FROZEN. Hear what he has to say to Beltline to Broadway about his North Carolina roots, the international appeal of F…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:25AM
Friday, April 16, 2021

Broadway Games: How Well Do You Know Your Playbill Covers? by JK

BROADWAY GAMES: How Well Do You Know Your Playbill Covers? Can you recognize these shows from their Playbill covers - just the banner and a little bit of the logo? Good luck! 1.  2.  3.…

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Musicians United For Social Equity Announces BIPOC Scholarships For Theater Careers by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: The non-prof organization Musicians United for Social Equity, or Muse, announced today a set of scholarships supporting BIPOC musicians pursuing a career in theater, an initiative…

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Diana Musical Sets Dates for Broadway Return and Netflix Release by Caitlin Moynihan

Get ready for a royal event! Diana, the bio-musical about Princess Diana of Wales that was in the middle of preview performances when the coronavirus pandemic shuttered Broadway, has announ…

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Virtual Streams of MEMPHIS, NEWSIES and KINKY BOOTS to be Presented to NYC Public School 10th Graders

With the ongoing Broadway shutdown due to COVID-19 and cancellation of all school field trips, The Broadway League, with the support of the New York City Department of Education and the Uni…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:31PM
Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Finn Wittrock, Aaron Lazar, Chris Parnell and More to Take Part in THE JACK JONES CHILDREN'S LITERACY GALA

Tennessee Shakespeare Company announced today it will present a new star-studded Gala on its original April 24 performance date in support of its Education Program and in memory of a Memphis…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:58PM
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Erika Henningsen, Lillias White & More Set for the Reopening of Green Room 42 by Lindsey Sullivan

Exciting news for New York audiences! Green Room 42 is set to reopen its doors this coming April with both rooftop movie musical viewings as well as live performances from top-tier Broadway …

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Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre