Friday, February 3, 2023

Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Broadway Update: Leslie Odom, Jr. Stars in Purlie Victorious By: David Sheward February 3, 2023: Tony winner Leslie Odom, Jr. (Hamilton) will star in a revival of Ossie Davis' comedy Pur…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 10:12AM
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tonys Administration Committee Announces First Set of Rulings for the 2022-2023 Season by Lindsey Sullivan

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has made eligibility decisions for 20 Broadway productions for the 2022-2023 season. This was the first time the committee met to decide the eligibil…

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Tony Awards Admin Committee Rules on Into the Woods, Ohio State Murders, The Piano Lesson, More by Logan Culwell-Block

Broadway's biggest honors will be handed out June 11 at the United Palace Theatre in New York City.

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Tony and Grammy Award winner and Academy and Emmy Award nominee Leslie Odom, Jr. will star in a new Broadway production of the classic American comedy Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Ro…

SOURCE: Theatrely at 09:30AM
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Ohio State Murders **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward January 15, 2023: The celebrated African-American playwright Adrienne Kennedy makes her belated Broadway debut with a mystifying, powerful production of her 1991 work Oh…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 06:26PM


(David Smith’s article appeared in the Guardian, 1/14; via Pam Green; Photo: KPOP, Almost Famous, Ohio State Murders. Composite: Getty; Handout.) A slew of well-reviewed productions have…

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Ohio State Murders, Starring Audra McDonald, Ends Broadway Run January 15 by Logan Culwell-Block

Landmark playwright Adrienne Kennedy made her long-awaited Broadway debut with the production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Saturday, January 14, 2023

‘It’s a hard time’: why are so many Broadway shows closing early? by David Smith In Washington

A slew of well-reviewed productions have closed with poor ticket sales while blockbusters dominate the market With ineffable talents and six Tony awards, Audra McDonald is box-office gold. B…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:48AM
Friday, January 13, 2023

EUPHORIA Star Maude Apatow Will Make Stage Debut in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Television and film star Maude Apatow will join the cast of Little Shop of Horrors as Audrey from February 7 – April 2, 2023. Apatow will make her New York stage debut alongside Tony Award…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:11AM
Thursday, January 12, 2023

The powerful ‘Ohio State Murders’ is closing much too soon Starring Audra McDonald, the play was Adrienne Kennedy’s way-too-late Broadway debut by Soraya Nadia McDonald, Soraya Nadia McDonald

Suzanne Alexander, much like the woman who created her, has been waiting for a small eternity to be heard.  Alexander, the character at the center of Ohio State Murders, is the brainchild o…

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Rush to Say Farewell to Beetlejuice by Caitlin Moynihan

On January 8, the Netherworld exited Broadway when Beetlejuice played its final performance, and audiences flocked to the Marquis Theatre to say goodbye. The musical, which is now touring ac…

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Why Audra McDonald’s New Broadway Show Is Shocking Audiences by Gordon Cox

Audra McDonald knows her new Broadway show is surprising theatergoers. “Some people come to see ‘Ohio State Murders’ and they’re taken aback by how I’m speaking or the words that I…

SOURCE: Variety at 03:57PM

How Audra McDonald's Art and Activism Came Together for 'Ohio State Murders' by Broadway Podcast Network

The six-time Tony winner on Adrienne Kennedy, Black Theatre United and her fancy new dressing rooms at the James Earl Jones Theater. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…

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Monday, January 9, 2023

Broadway loses more stellar work as ‘Ohio State Murders’ abruptly exits by Peter Marks

"Ohio State Murders" is closing prematurely, despite a great performance from Audra McDonald. Off-Broadway, a comedy starring Kate Berlant thrives.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 08:48PM

Video: Audra McDonald Comments on OHIO STATE MURDERS Closing

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Ohio State Murders will close on Broadway on January 15. The play's star, Audra McDonald, took to Instagram to share her thoughts on the production clos…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:24AM

Audra McDonald on Ohio State Murders' Brief Run: 'Adrienne Kennedy's Work Deserves to Be on Broadway' by Logan Culwell-Block

The six-time Tony winner is speaking out after the play was forced to move up its closing date.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM
Friday, January 6, 2023


Audra McDonald appeared on The TODAY Show this morning to discuss appearing on Broadway in Ohio State Murders and filming the upcoming second season of The Gilded Age. McDonald also discusse…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:52PM

Today on Broadway: Friday, January 6, 2023 by Matt Tamanini

“Peter Pan Goes Wrong” to Come to Broadway, “Ohio State Murders” to Close Early, “The Collaboration” Extends “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hi…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM
Thursday, January 5, 2023

Ohio State Murders, Starring Audra McDonald, to Close on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Adrienne Kennedy's Ohio State Murders will close on Broadway on January 15. Starring Audra McDonald, the play is the first production to bow at the newly renamed James Earl Jones Theatre, f…

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‘Ohio State Murders’ to end Broadway run early by Caitlin Hornik

The Broadway premiere of “Ohio State Murders” will play its final performance on Jan. 15. The production was originally slated to run through Feb. 12. Previews began on Nov. 11 and the p…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:15PM

‘Ohio State Murders,’ Starring Audra McDonald, to Close on Broadway by Michael Paulson

The 75-minute memory play by Adrienne Kennedy had been scheduled to run until Feb. 12; it will close on Jan. 15.

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OHIO STATE MURDERS Will Close Early on Broadway

At the end of its run, Ohio State Murders will have played 29 previews and 39 performances. It stars Audra McDonald as a writer returning to her alma mater.

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Ohio State Murders Sets Closing Date on Broadway by Meg Masseron

The Adrienne Kennedy play stars six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36AM

Audra McDonald-Led Ohio State Murders to End Broadway Run

The play was scheduled to close in February.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:36AM

Broadway’s ‘Ohio State Murders’ Starring Audra McDonald Announces Closing by Greg Evans

Ohio State Murders, the play starring Audra McDonald that made history by being the first Broadway production of acclaimed 91-year-old playwright Adrienne Kennedy, will play its final perfor…

SOURCE: Deadline at 11:33AM

OHIO STATE MURDERS to Play Final Performance on Broadway This Month

Ohio State Murders will play its final performance on Sunday, January 15, 2023. See how to purchase tickets and more.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:30AM
Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Broadway Grosses: The Lion King & More Shows Break Records During Holiday Week by Lindsey Sullivan

Audiences celebrated the holidays on Broadway. Many shows received hit record numbers at the end of 2022. The Lion King set a new record for the highest-grossing week in Broadway history, b…

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Monday, December 26, 2022

Audra McDonald talks Broadway's Ohio State Murders - Nightline [17 Dec 2022] by Broadway Television Archive

Audra McDonald sits down with ABC Nightline's JuJu Chang to discuss her Broadway and TV career, including her current Broadway Play OHIO STATE MURDERS, written by Adrienne Kennedy and direct…

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Saturday, December 24, 2022

Ohio State Murders by Elyse Trevers

Those who adore Audra McDonald for her magnificent singing voice often forget what a fine actress she is. The six-time Tony Award winner once again puts her talents on display in Adrienne Ke…

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Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Ohio State Murders by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

McDonald is mesmerizing as she speaks Kennedy’s strong, clear, poetic and evocative prose. We never forget that McDonald’s Suzanne Alexander is giving a lecture but she changes ages in a…

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Broadway Grosses: Audiences Rally Around Jordan E. Cooper's Ain't No Mo' by Lindsey Sullivan

After announcing it would close on December 18, Jordan E. Cooper's Ain't No Mo'  then extended its run at the Belasco Theatre through December 23. Playwright and star Cooper launched the #S…

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