Saturday, September 25, 2021

The Lehman Trilogy Resumes Previews on Broadway September 25 by Dan Meyer

The family saga returns to the Nederlander Theatre with Adrian Lester joining the cast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, September 24, 2021

Joaquina Kalukango Performs "Welcome Home" From New Musical PARADISE SQUARE by Broadway.com

Get an exclusive first look at PARADISE SQUARE star Joaquina Kalukango performing "Welcome Home" from the new musical. PARADISE SQUARE will play Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre this f…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:32AM
Friday, September 17, 2021

Listen to 'Breathe Easy' From PARADISE SQUARE

Paradise Square begins previews February 22, 2022 at Broadway's Barrymore Theatre. Prior to Broadway, the production will play a five-week limited engagement from November 2-December 5, 202…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:07PM
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

COALITION OF CHICAGO THEATERS, CSO AND LYRIC OPERA WILL REQUIRE VACCINATIONS AND OTHER COVID PRECAUTIONS THIS FALL by Robert Shuman

(Doug George’s article appeared in the Chicago Tribune, 8/17; Photo: Seats sit empty at Broadway in Chicago’s dormant James M. Nederlander Theatre in June 2020 in Chicago. The theater wi…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 03:03PM
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Rodeo Drive, Baby! Pretty Woman: The Musical Announces New Dates for National Tour by Lindsey Sullivan

Never give up on a dream! Pretty Woman: The Musical will launch its North American tour in Providence, Rhode Island, this October at the Providence Performing Arts Center. The national tour …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:06AM
Monday, June 7, 2021

Joaquina Kalukango to Lead Paradise Square on Broadway; Dates & Casting Set by Lindsey Sullivan

The new musical Paradise Square, which, as previously reported, will play Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre from November 2 through December 5, is officially Broadway-bound. Performance…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:48AM
Friday, June 4, 2021

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Will Begin Performances on Broadway on September 25

The National Theatre's five-time Olivier Award nominated epic play, The Lehman Trilogy, is set to resume performances on Broadway on Saturday, September 25, with an opening night set for Thu…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:01AM

Adrian Lester to Replace Ben Miles in The Lehman Trilogy; New Broadway Dates Announced by Caitlin Moynihan

Stefano Massini's new play The Lehman Trilogy will return to Broadway's Nederlander Theatre beginning September 25 with opening night set for October 14. The production, which began previ…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:24AM

‘The Lehman Trilogy’ Sets Broadway Reopening – Without Scott Rudin by Greg Evans

The Lehman Trilogy, Stefano Massini’s acclaimed play adapted by Ben Power, will begin post-shutdown performances at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 25, with an opening …

SOURCE: Deadline at 05:15AM

The Lehman Trilogy Sets Broadway Reopening; Olivier Winner Adrian Lester Joins Cast by Dan Meyer

The family saga will return to the Nederlander Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:14AM

Adrian Lester to Join Simon Russell Beale and Adam Godley in Broadway Return of Lehman Trilogy

The production will re-start previews at the Nederlander Theatre.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 05:03AM
Thursday, May 27, 2021

Britney Spears Jukebox Musical Once Upon a One More Time to Premiere at D.C.'s Shakespeare Theatre Company by Caitlin Moynihan

This news has us dancing 'til the world ends! The delayed world premiere of the new Britney Spears jukebox musical Once Upon a One More Time is happening this year at Washington, D.C's Shake…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:18AM
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Broadway-Aimed Musical Paradise Square to Play Chicago in November by Lindsey Sullivan

A new musical eyeing Broadway is headed to Chicago. Following a world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in 2018-2019, Paradise Square will play Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:48PM

Broadway-Aimed Paradise Square Will Play Chicago by Dan Meyer

The musical will play the James M. Nederlander Theatre later this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:55AM

PARADISE SQUARE Will Have Pre-Broadway Engagement in Chicago This November

Broadway In Chicago will host the Pre-Broadway Premiere of Paradise Square. This new musical, which examines a remarkable yet virtually unknown moment in American history, will play a stri…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:20AM
Thursday, May 13, 2021

Broadway Who's Who: Michael Greif by JK

There aren't many people who have enjoyed as prolific a career in the theater as Michael Greif. With a career spanning decades, covering some of this country's most acclaimed regional theate…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 02:24AM
Thursday, April 29, 2021

Measure In Love A - Z! Celebrating 25 Years of Musical Theatre Phenomenon RENT

Broadway was revolutionized 25 years ago tonight when the original Broadway cast of Rent took to the Nederlander Theatre stage.

SOURCE: BroadwayBox at 04:11PM

Celebrate 25 Years of Jonathan Larson’s Rent on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical opened at the Nederlander Theatre April 29, 1996.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: April 6 - 12 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: March 30 - April 5 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭   April 6, 2017: Titans of the cosmetics world faced off in the musical War Paint at the Nederlander Theatre …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:42AM
Monday, March 22, 2021

Kate Wetherhead Joins Paul Rudnick in Writing The Devil Wears Prada Musical by Lindsey Sullivan

A million girls would kill for this job! Kate Wetherhead is writing the book for the upcoming Devil Wears Prada musical with playwright Paul Rudnick. The show is set to premiere at Chicago's…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:12PM
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Broadway Who's Who: Paul Tazewell by JK

Chances are you've seen his work, even if you don't recognize Paul Tazewell's name. With a Broadway career that began with 1996's Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk and continues through …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:42AM
Thursday, January 14, 2021

The Devil Wears Prada Musical Pushes Premiere Date to Summer 2022 by Caitlin Moynihan

The world premiere of The Devil Wears Prada will now debut at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre in July 2022. Originally announced for a 2020 premiere, the show shifted its run to 20…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:03PM

THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Pre-Broadway Run in Chicago Pushed to 2022

Miranda Priestly stans will have to wait a bit longer to catch her on stage. Broadway In Chicago just announced today that the upcoming pre-Broadway World Premiere of THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA,…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:11AM
Tuesday, January 12, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: January 10 - 16 by JK

 This Week in Broadway History: January 10 - 16 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭 January 10, 1947: Finian's Rainbow, the Lane/Harburg classic opened at the 46th Street Theatre, going on to w…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:03AM
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Moulin Rouge! Shifts Launch of National Tour to Chicago in 2022 by Caitlin Moynihan

Moulin Rouge! has announced a new schedule for its previously announced national touring production. Originally set to launch at New Orleans' Saenger Theatre in November 2020, the Tony-nomin…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:32PM

‘Moulin Rouge!’ Musical Sets National Tour For 2022 After Covid Nixed 2020 Start by Greg Evans

Moulin Rouge! The Musical will kick off its North American tour in February 2022, two years after the originally scheduled opening date that was knocked out by the Covid-19 pandemic. Produce…

SOURCE: Deadline at 12:03PM

‘Moulin Rouge!’ reschedules North American tour dates to 2022 by Caitlin Huston

‘Moulin Rouge!’ is planning to start its North American tour in Chicago in 2022.  The tour, which was originally scheduled to begin Nov. 21, 2020 in New Orleans, will now conduct techni…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 11:35AM

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL North American Tour Announces New Launch Dates - Premiering in Chicago in 2022

Moulin Rouge! The Musical announced today that the North American tour, previously scheduled to begin Nov 21, 2020 in New Orleans, will run technical rehearsals and premiere at Broadway I…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:21AM

Broadway Checklist: How Many of These Shows at the Nederlander Theatre Have You Seen? by Marc J. Franklin

Look back at the 10 most recent productions to play over 100 performances at the venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Sunday, July 26, 2020

Olivia De Havilland, Two-Time Oscar Winner and Broadway Stage Star, Dead at 104 by Broadway.com

Hollywood icon Olivia De Havilland died on July 26 of natural causes at her Paris home. The two-time Academy Award-winning actress was 104 years old. One of the last surviving stars of the …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:36PM
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Looking for New Home to Arrive on Broadway in 2021

According to the Hollywood Reporter, The Lehman Trilogy, which was previously set to play a limited, 16-week engagement this spring, is still hoping to arrive on Broadway in 2021, though per…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:36PM

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