Friday, September 24, 2021

Tony Nominee Joaquina Kalukango on How Slave Play Provokes Discussion: 'We've Never Seen That on a Broadway Stage' by Lindsey Sullivan

Before she heads to Paradise Square, Joaquina Kalukango will spend an evening at the Winter Garden Theatre for the 74th Annual Tony Awards. Her performance has been recognized among Slave Pl…

SOURCE: at 07:54PM

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

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

Exclusive! See Tony Nominee Joaquina Kalukango Sing a New Song From Broadway-Bound Paradise Square by Caitlin Moynihan

Get ready to visit Paradise Square by watching this exclusive first look at Tony nominee Joaquina Kalukango belting out the act one finale, "Welcome Home." The new musical, which is playin…

SOURCE: at 11:06AM
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

Watch Music Video for 'Breathe Easy,' New Song From Broadway's Upcoming Paradise Square by Talaura Harms

The new musical will arrive on Broadway February 22, 2022, following a Chicago tryout.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:26PM

Tickets Now On Sale for PARADISE SQUARE on Broadway

Single tickets are now on sale for the new Broadway musical, Paradise Square. The first new musical announced for Broadway since the industry-wide shut down, Paradise Square begins previe…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:46PM

Anthemic New Song For Broadway-Bound ‘Paradise Square’ Says ‘Breathe Easy’: Watch First Look by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Paradise Square, the new Broadway-bound musical from producer Garth H. Drabinsky set during the history-making New York Draft Riots of the 1860s, will arrive at the Barrymore Thea…

SOURCE: Deadline at 11:00AM
Tuesday, August 17, 2021


(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: at 03:03PM
Monday, August 2, 2021

Pre-Broadway PARADISE SQUARE, HADESTOWN, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More Announced For 2021 Broadway in Chicago Season

Additionally, the off-season specials will include The Play That Goes Wrong, Mystery Science Theater 300 Live, The Prom, Jersey Boys, Fiddler On The Roof, and Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:19AM

Broadway in Chicago 2021-2022 Season Announced by Matthew Herzog

Broadway In Chicago (Chicago, IL) has announced its next season that will feature the Pre-Broadway premiere Paradise Square, along with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, Hairspray, Ha…

SOURCE: at 10:49AM
Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Broadway In Chicago Announces October 5 Reopening; Season to Include Pre-Broadway THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA & More

Broadway In Chicago has announced the reopening of its theatres on October 5, 2021, including two pre-Broadways, PARADISE SQUARE and THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, four direct-from-Broadway produ…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:19PM
Thursday, June 10, 2021

Professional Criminal Producer Garth Drabinsky Returning to Broadway After Prison Stint with “Paradise Square” Musical by Roger Friedman

Scott Rudin is gone but guess who’s back? Actual professional criminal GArth Drabinsky. The Canadian theater producer whose company was called Livent

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 07:06PM
Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 by Ashley Steves

The Boss Is Back With Broadway In Tow, Dates For “Paradise Square” + “Skeleton Crew” + “How I Learned To Drive,” Watch The First Eight Minutes of “In the Heights” “Today on…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM
Monday, June 7, 2021

A decade after his fraud conviction, theatre producer Garth Drabinsky will see his comeback project on Broadway by Chris Jones - Chicago Tribune

Starring Canada’s Chilina Kennedy, the musical “Paradise Square” is trying out this fall in Chicago, before heading to New York in February, 2022.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 04:21PM

‘Paradise Square,’ produced by Garth Drabinsky, announces Broadway run by Caitlin Huston

“Paradise Square,” a new musical about race relations in New York during the 1860s, has announced a Broadway run at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre this winter.  The musical, produced by G…

SOURCE: at 12:20PM

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: at 11:48AM

4 new Broadway openings: Lehman Trilogy, Skeleton Crew, Paradise Square, How I Learned to Drive. #OffBroadway is open NOW. #Stageworthy News by New York Theater

The opening date of four new Broadway productions were announced this week, bringing the number to 32. See details in my Broadway 2021-2021 Season Preview Guide, organized chronologically by…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 11:26AM

Chicago’s Pre-Broadway ‘Paradise Square’ sets cast by Chris Jones

The Tony nominee Joaquina Kalukango (’Slave Play”) and the Canadian musical-theater star Chilina Kennedy (“Beautiful”) are to star in “Paradise Square,” the Garth Drabinsky music…

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 10:31AM

Garth Drabinsky-Produced ‘Paradise Square’ Announces 2022 Broadway Opening; ‘Slave Play’s Joaquina Kalukango Joins Cast by Greg Evans

Paradise Square, the original musical from a creative team that includes Moisés Kaufman, Bill T. Jones, Craig Lucas and Black 47 singer Larry Kirwan, will begin Broadway previews at the Shu…

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:13AM

Joaquina Kalukango Will Star in PARADISE SQUARE Opening on Broadway March 20

Casting and performance dates have been announced for the Broadway run of Paradise Square, which will open on Broadway on Sunday, March 20, 2022 at the Shubert Organization's Barrymore Theat…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:10AM

Cast Announced for Paradise Square on Broadway, Marking Return of Controversial Producer Garth Drabinsky

Joaquina Kalukango, Chilina Kennedy, and A.J. Shively will head the company.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:54AM

New Musical Paradise Square Sets Broadway Dates and Theatre; Joaquina Kalukango, Chilina Kennedy, More to Star by Ryan McPhee

Garth Drabinsky produces the musical, set in Civil War-era New York saloon.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:29AM

All that Chat

Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54