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Day Off Diary: A STRANGE LOOP’s John-Michael Lyles

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June 6, 2022

This week, we caught up with John-Michael Lyles from A Strange Loop to spend an afternoon with him.

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Cabaret
News

Erika Henningsen set for WRAPPED at Green Room 42

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June 1, 2022

We all check it at the end of the year, our Spotify Wrapped that is. And now, a host of NYC’s best talent is teaming together for Wrapped, a narrative cabaret featuring eclectic original covers from the Spotify playlists of the incredible and talented lineup. Mean Girls alum Erika Henningsen joins the new cabaret this Saturday, June 4 at 9:30pm at The Green Room 42, both in-person and digitally streaming.

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Broadway
News

THE MINUTES Raises Over $80k For SAVE THE CHILDREN’S Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund

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May 27, 2022

Steppenwolf’s production of The Minutes, which has recently been nominated for Best Play at this year’s upcoming Tony Awards, has raised $83,530 as of today in support of Save the Children’s Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund. Founded more than a century ago, Save the Children is a global humanitarian organization that has grown to help and care for children around the world.

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Cabaret
News

Liz Callaway, Amanda Jane Cooper, and More Join 54 Celebrates Hear Your Song

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May 11, 2022

Some of our Broadway favorites are teaming up on Thursday, May 12th at 7pm for 54 Celebrates Hear Your Song: Broadway Stars Sing Songs By Kids at 54 Below. This one night only benefit concert supports Hear Your Song, a national nonprofit offering kid-driven programming to children and teens living with serious illnesses and complex health needs.

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Broadway
Reviews

A FUNNY GIRL For Today — Review

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April 24, 2022

Theatrely's Broadway review of Funny Girl, directed by Michael Mayer, with music by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill at the August Wilson Theatre in New York City. The musical stars Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch, Jared Grimes, and a talented ensemble. Harvey Fierstein contributed the the book rewrites.

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Day Off Diary: SUFFS’ Hannah Cruz

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April 19, 2022

For many performers, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. This week, we caught up with Hannah Cruz from Suffs to spend an afternoon with her. Get to know a bit more about Hannah in her #DayOffDiary.

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Broadway
Reviews

THE MINUTES Arrives on Broadway Just in Time — Review

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April 17, 2022

Theatrely's Broadway review of Tracy Letts' The Minutes directed by Anna D. Shapiro now playing at Studio 54 in New York City. The play stars Letts, Noah Reid, Jessie Mueller, Sally Murphy, Austin Pendleton, Blair Brown, Ian Barford, Jeff Still, Danny McCarthy, K. Todd Freeman, and Cliff Chamberlain.

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Broadway
Features

Go On The Scene of BEETLEJUICE’s Reopening Night | Photo Journal

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April 9, 2022

The Ghost-with-the-Most is officially back in town! Last night, Beetlejuice reopened on Broadway now at the Marquis Theatre. Directed by Alex Timbers and based off the beloved Tim Burton film, the musical follows our favorite stripe wearing demon as he haunts those living and deceased while trying to get to the Netherworld.

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News

KINKY BOOTS Will Return Off-Broadway This Summer

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April 7, 2022

The Tony Award-winning hit musical Kinky Boots will return to the New York stage this summer for a limited engagement Off-Broadway at Stage 42. With music by Cyndi Lauper, a book by Harvey Fierstein, and direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell, performances are set to begin on July 26, 2022 with an official opening night on August 25, 2022.

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Day Off Diary
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Day Off Diary: JUST FOR US’ Alex Edelman

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March 22, 2022

For many performers, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. This week, we caught up with Alex Edelman from Just For Us to spend an afternoon with him. Get to know a bit more about Alex in his #DayOffDiary.

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On Screen
Features

Kelli O’Hara on THE GILDED AGE and Broadway Work Ethic

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March 21, 2022

Theatrely chats with Kelli O'Hara who stars as Aurora Fane on HBO's The Gilded Age by Julian Fellowes.

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Day Off Diary: COME FROM AWAY’s Emily Walton

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March 14, 2022

For many performers, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. This week, we caught up with Emily Walton from Come From Away to spend an afternoon with her. Get to know a bit more about Emily in her #DayOffDiary.

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Day Off Diary: AMERICAN UTOPIA’s Jacquelene Acevedo

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March 7, 2022

For many performers and creatives, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. This week, we caught up with Jacquelene Acevedo from David Byrne’s American Utopia on Broadway to spend an afternoon with them. Get to know a bit more about Jacquelene in her #DayOffDiary.

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Broadway
News

Full Casting and Team Announced For FOR COLORED GIRLS… On Broadway

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February 28, 2022

The upcoming Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf, directed and choreographed by Camille A. Brown has found its cast. The ensemble includes Amara Granderson as Lady in Orange, Tendayi Kuumba as Lady in Brown, Kenita R. Miller as Lady in Red, Okwui Okpokwasili as Lady in Green, Stacey Sargeant as Lady in Blue, Alexandria Wailes as Lady in Purple, and D. Woods as Lady in Yellow. 

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Broadway
News

KIMBERLY AKIMBO Is Headed To Broadway This Fall

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February 25, 2022

The hit musical Kimberly Akimbo by Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire is headed to Broadway this Fall beginning in October. Directed by Jessica Stone and choreographed by Danny Mefford, the company includes Victoria Clarke, Justin Cooley, Steven Boyer, Alli Mauzey, Bonnie Milligan, Olivia Elease Hardy, Fernell Hogan, Michael Iskander, and Nina White.

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Day Off Diary
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Day Off Diary: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD’s James Romney

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February 21, 2022

For many actors, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. This week, we caught up with James Romney from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to spend an afternoon with them. Get to know a bit more about James in their #DayOffDiary.

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Regional
Features

Isabelle McCalla on Finding the Comedy in CLUE at Paper Mill Playhouse

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February 17, 2022

Isabelle McCalla has found great success on the stage in recent years from starring in Aladdin to The Prom, for her latest role, she headed to New Jersey’s Paper Mill Playhouse for their hilarious farce murder mystery Clue. As the French maid Yvette, McCalla joins an all star cast that includes Kathy Kitzgerald, Michael Kostroff, John Treacy Egan, and more. 

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Day Off Diary
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Day Off Diary: SPACE DOGS’ Nick Blaemire

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February 16, 2022

For many actors, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. This week, we caught up with Nick Blaemire from Space Dogs at MCC Theater to spend an afternoon with him. Get to know a bit more about Nick in his #DayOffDiary.

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Boston
Features

“I’m Over The Moon” Loretta Greco Joins The Huntington as New Artistic Director

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February 15, 2022

It was announced today that Loretta Greco will join The Huntington as the theatre’s fourth artistic director beginning July 1, 2022. After 12 years of leading The Magic, Greco is ready to pack her bags and make the cross country trip to join the famed Boston institution where she will be the first woman in the role.

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Boston
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SING STREET Is Headed to Boston This August

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February 10, 2022

Sing Street, the new musical based on the 2016 indie film of the same title by John Carney features a book by Tony winner Enda Walsh and music & lyrics by Gary Clark and Carney is headed to the Huntington Theatre Company this August. Rebecca Taichman will direct with Sonya Tayeh set to choreograph. An impressive creative time includes scenic & costume design by Bob Crowley, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Peter Hylenski, video design by Luke Halls and Brad Peterson, music supervision by Martin Lowe and Peter Gordeno, orchestrations by Gary Clark and Martin Lowe.

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Broadway
News

BEETLEJUICE Announces Full Cast For Broadway Return

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February 10, 2022

When Beetlejuice returns to Broadway this spring, the cast will include Tony Award nominee Kerry Butler, David Josefsberg, Obie Award Winner Adam Dannheisser, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, Kelvin Moon Loh, Danny Rutigliano, and Dana Steingold will join the previously announced Alex Brightman when the show returns later this spring. New to the company are Elizabeth Teeter as Lydia Deetz, Michelle Aravena as Miss Argentina and Zonya Love as Maxine Dean/Juno. Rounding out the cast is Kate Bailey, Will Blum, Ryan Breslin, Natalie Charle Ellis, Brooke Engen, Eric Anthony Johnson, Andrew Kober, Elliott Mattox, Mateo Melendez, Ramone Owens, Commodore C. Primous III, Nevada Riley, and Graham Stevens. 

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THE MUSIC MAN Celebrates 21 Broadway Debuts

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February 9, 2022

Prior to its official opening night tomorrow, Tony Award Winner Jefferson Mays and members of the company of The Music Man celebrated the 21 Broadway Debuts in front of the historic Winter Garden Theatre yesterday. Along with a special performance by The Barbershop Quartet (Phillip Boykin, Eddie Korbich, Daniel Torres, Nicholas Ward), Mays kicked off the event with a special Mayoral Proclamation by Mayor George Shinn, his character in the show.

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Broadway
News

Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker Led PLAZA SUITE Announces Full Cast For Broadway

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February 7, 2022

Neil Simon’s classic comedy Plaza Suite is headed back to the Great White Way for its first-ever revival when previews begin February 25, 2022 at the Hudson Theatre. Starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker, the revival will be directed by John Benjamin Hickey. An official opening night is set for March 28, 2022. The cast will include Danny Bolero as The Waiter, Molly Ranson as Jean McCormick/Mimsey Hubley, and Eric Wiegand as The Bellhop/Borden Eisler. The cast is completed by Tony Michael McGrath and Erin Dilly, who will standby for Broderick and Parker, respectively; in addition to understudies Laurie Veldheer and Cesar J. Rosado.

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New York
News

Shakespeare In The Park returns for 60th Season with RICHARD III and Return of AS YOU LIKE IT

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February 2, 2022

The Public Theater announces its 60th Season of Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park in New York City. The performances this summer will include Richard III directed by Robert O'Hara and featuring Danai Gurira. Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery's As You Like It will also return as part of Public Works return this summer.

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Broadway
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Martin McDonagh’s HANGMEN Is Headed Back To Broadway This April

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February 1, 2022

Right at the start of the pandemic in March of 2020, there were reports that Martin McDonagh’s comedy Hangmen would not reopen on Broadway following just 13 previews. Today, producers of the acclaimed play that has played in London and Off Broadway at the Atlantic Theater Company will make its way back to the Great White Way’s Golden Theatre beginning April 8, 2022 with an official opening set for April 21, 2022. 

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Day Off Diary
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Day Off Diary: HADESTOWN’s Jewelle Blackman

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January 31, 2022

For many actors, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. This week, we caught up with Jewelle Blackman from Hadestown to spend an afternoon with her. Get to know a bit more about Jewelle in her #DayOffDiary.

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New York
News

Immersive Walking Tour CHASING ANDY WARHOL Headed To East Village

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January 26, 2022

Bated Breath Theatre Company have announced their latest immersive production and are about to dive head first into the life of artist Andy Warhol. The new theatrical walking tour Chasting Andy Warhol begins previews March 25, 2022 with an opening night set for April 7, 2022. 

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Off-Broadway
News

David Alford’s GHOSTLIGHT Makes New York Premiere This February

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January 26, 2022

The New York premiere of David Alford’s Ghostlight will play a limited run from February 17-19 2022 at the Producers Club in Midtown Manhattan. 

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Off-Broadway
News

Sierra Boggess and Chip Zien To Lead New Barry Manilow Musical HARMONY

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January 26, 2022

It’s a miracle! The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene will present Harmony, a new musical from Barry Manilow and his longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman this March. Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle, Harmoney will star Sierra Boggess and Chip Zien. Previews begins March 23, 2022 with an opening night set for April 13, 2022. 

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Day Off Diary
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Day Off Diary: WICKED’s Jordan Barrow

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January 25, 2022

For many actors, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. This week, we caught up with Jordan Barrow from Wicked to spend an afternoon with him at the Brooklyn Museum. Get to know a bit more about Jordan in his #DayOffDiary.

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Broadway
News

BLACK ORPHEUS Is Headed To Broadway in 2023

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January 20, 2022

A new musical stage adaptation of Black Orpheus is in the works, featuring a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Nilo Cruz, music by Grammy winner Sergio Mendes and direction and choreography by Tony Winner Sergio Trujullo. Currently, a developmental workshop and out-of-town regional theatre run are planned for this year before a bow on Broadway in 2023. Originally based on the play Orfeu de Conceição by the great Moraes, Black Orpheus resets the classic Greek love story of Eurydice and Orfeu against the backdrop of a Rio de Janeiro favela during Carnival. Equal parts celebratory, erotic, haunting and tragic, Black Orpheus became an instant classic of popular culture, winning the Cannes Palme d'Or and the 1959 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and introduced the world to Bossa Nova.

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Off-Broadway
News

Prospect Theater Company’s NOTES FROM NOW Heads To 59E59

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January 20, 2022

Billy Bustamante will direct and choreography Notes From Now, a brand-new musical anthology at 59E59 Theaters this March. Bringing together songwriters from Broadway and Beyond, this limited engagement is will run from March 2, 2022 through March 20, 2022. Notes From Now weaves together words and music to create a gallery of playful, provocative, and profound observations on the human journey. The line-up features newly-commissioned original songs created by 21 of today’s brightest musical theater writers: Jay Adana; Troy Anthony; Masi Asare; Jeff Blumenkrantz; Georgie Castilla and Jaime Lozano; Gretchen Cryer; Tia DeShazor and Derrick Byars; Alexandra Elle and Stephen Schwartz; Adam Gwon; Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar; Peter Mills; Ryan Scott Oliver; Michelle J. Rodriguez; Angela Sclafani; Paulo K Tiról; and Amanda Yesnowitz and Deborah Abramson. 

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Day Off Diary
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Day Off Diary: THE BOOK OF MORMON’s Derrick Williams

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January 18, 2022

For many actors, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. This week, we caught up with Derrick Williams (and his pup!) from The Book of Mormon to spend an afternoon with him. Get to know a bit more about Derrick in his #DayOffDiary!

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Broadway
News

Khaled Hosseini’s THE KITE RUNNER is Headed to Broadway This Summer

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January 18, 2022

The international best-selling novel The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini is headed to the Great White Way this summer in a new theatrical adaptation by Matthew Spangler. The new play will begin performances on July 6, 2022 at Broadway's Hayes Theater. An opening night is currently set for July 21, 2022 and it will run through October 30. Giles Croft is set to direct.

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A STRANGE LOOP Will Play Broadway’s Lyceum Theatre This Spring

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January 18, 2022

Michael R. Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A Strange Loop will open on Broadway next spring after acclaimed productions at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and Playwrights Horizons. Directed by Stephen Brackett, the new musical is choreographed by Raja Feather Helly. This blisteringly funny new work exposes the heart and soul of a young artist grappling with desires, identity, and instincts he both loves and loathes. Hell-bent on breaking free of his own self-perception, Usher wrestles with the thoughts in his head, brought to life on stage by a hilarious, straight-shooting ensemble. Bold and heartfelt in its truth-telling, A Strange Loop is the big, Black, and queer-ass Great American Musical for all.

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Broadway
News

PARADISE SQUARE Will Delay Performances on Broadway as COVID Precaution

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January 4, 2022

It seems Broadway will have to wait a little bit longer for Paradise Square. The new musical which just finished its out-of-town tryout in Chicago will delay performances as a precaution due to the spike in COVID cases from the Omicron variant. Paradise Square will now being previews on March 15, 2022 with an opening night planed for April 3, 2022 at the Barrymore Theatre. 

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Day Off Diary
Features

Day Off Diary: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY’s Caitlin Houlahan

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January 3, 2022

For many actors, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. This week, we caught up with Caitlin Houlahan from Girl From The North Country to spend an afternoon with her. Get to know a bit more about Caitlin in her #DayOffDiary.

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News

MRS. DOUBTFIRE Will Pause Broadway Performances For Time Being

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January 3, 2022

Last night, producer Kevin McCollum announced that his new musical comedy Mrs. Doubtfire will be taking a hiatus from performances at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre for nine weeks from January 10 - March 14, 2022 citing concern for potential long-term employment. The show is scheduled to resume on March 15, 2022 with tickets on sale through November. This unprecedented decision is the first of what is likely going to be a very unpredictable few months as the theatre industry battles with this Omicron surge.

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Day Off Diary
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Day Off Diary: WOMAN IN BLACK’s Ben Porter

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December 28, 2021

For many actors, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. This week, we caught up with Ben Porter from Woman In Black to spend an afternoon with him. Get to know a bit more about Ben in his #DayOffDiary.

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Broadway
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AIN’T TOO PROUD To End Broadway Run

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December 28, 2021

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, January 16, 2022. With a book by Dominique Morisseau, the production was directed by Des McAnuff and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo. At time of closing, Ain’t Too Proud will have played 488 performances and 21 previews. 

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THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Has Ended Its Broadway Run

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December 23, 2021

Earlier tonight, it was announced that Keenan Scott II’s Thoughts of a Colored Man will not reopen following their recent suspension of performances due to the Covid resurgence. The show played its final performance on December 22. It was originally scheduled to play until March 13, 2022. Directed by Steven H. Broadnax III, the ensemble cast featured Dyllón Burnside, Bryan Terrell Clark, Da’Vinchi, Luke James, Forrest McClendon, Tristan Mack Wilds and Esau Pritchett.

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WAITRESS Announces Early Closure Due To Omicron

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December 23, 2021

Broadway is about to get a lot less sweet. It was announced this evening that Waitress, the acclaimed Sara Bareilles musical based on the 2007 film of the same name, will not reopen following their recent suspension of performances due to the Covid resurgences. The show played its final performance on December 20. It was originally scheduled play until January 9, 2022. 

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Music
Features

EXCLUSIVE: Watch “Balancing The Scales” Official Music Video from Barlow & Bear’s Unofficial Bridgerton Album

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December 22, 2021

Almost one year ago today, Netflix graced us with “Bridgerton” and the world was soon changed. Soon after, writing duo Abigail Barlow & Emily Bear practically broke the internet as they started writing a musicalized version on TikTok. Cut to today, where the pair has earned their first Grammy nomination for “Best Musical Theater Album” for their recently released, The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical. The album hit #1 on iTunes U.S. Pop Albums within two hours of release, and Top 10 worldwide. #BridgertonMusical has also reached hundreds of millions of views. Theatrely has your exclusive look at a new video for “Balancing The Scales”

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Broadway
News

JAGGED LITTLE PILL Closes On Broadway Due To Covid Resurgence

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December 20, 2021

It was announced earlier this evening that Jagged Little Pill, the rock musical inspired by Grammy winner Alanis Morissette’s iconic album will not reopen on Broadway following their recent suspension of performances. The Tony and Grammy winning musical played its final performance on Friday, December 17, 2021. Directed by Diane Paulus, the show featured a Tony winning book by Diablo Cody. The musical opened at the Broadhurst Theatre on December 5, 2019 after a run at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, MA. The show ran 171 performances and 36 previews.

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Day Off Diary
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Day Off Diary: WAITRESS’ Stephanie Torns

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December 20, 2021

For many actors, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. This week, we caught up with Stephanie Torns from Waitress to spend a morning with her. Get to know a bit more about Stephanie in his #DayOffDiary: 

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Broadway
Features

Sharon Wheatley on COME FROM AWAY And The Gift That Keeps On Giving

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December 15, 2021

By all accounts, even before 2015, Sharon Wheatley had a fruitful career on Broadway. From the final company of Cats to Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, and Avenue Q, Wheatley had fulfilled her childhood dream of making it to the Great White Way. Soon after, she left the business and moved to California, vowing to never return until one day a Facebook message changed the course of her career. Enter Come From Away, an emotional new story from Irene Sankoff and David Hein that explores the kindness and gratitude of Gander, Newfoundland, a town that welcomed over 7,000 stranded passengers following the terrorist attacks of September 11th. Wheatley joined the company for its out of town tryout in San Diego and hasn’t looked back since. I spoke to Wheatley via Zoom about the show, her upcoming book, and reflections on her seven-year journey with the musical.

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Industry
News

Third Act’s NFT Collection Grows With Brian Stokes Mitchell And More

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December 14, 2021

Tony winner Brian Stokes Mitchell and his talk show Crossovers Live! have joined with Third Act to launch a new line of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) that are available now through December 20, 2021. With this release, Mitchell became the first Broadway actor to digitize his likeness in the form of an NFT. This collaboration was commissioned by production company Atomic Focus Entertainment, which partnered with Third Act’s in-house NFT studio to produce the collection. ​​The Third Act platform boasts an incredibly simple and easy-to-use crypto experience. The marketplace lists all of its available assets in USD and users can purchase NFTs directly with a credit card, meaning transactions can be made easily on one of the most eco-friendly platforms available today: Hedera Hashgraph. Using Hedera, Third Act’s carbon emissions are a fraction of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and even Visa transactions. And a portion of each and every sale goes directly back to productions, personalities, and IP owners. 

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Day Off Diary
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Day Off Diary: DIANA THE MUSICAL'S Anthony Murphy

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December 13, 2021

For many actors, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. This week, we caught up with Anthony Murphy from Diana The Musical to spend a morning with him. Get to know a bit more about Anthony in his #DayOffDiary:

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Broadway
News

THE LITTLE PRINCE Is Headed To The Broadway Theatre This March

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December 9, 2021

The Little Prince, one of the best-selling and most translated books ever published, is headed to Broadway in a new stage production filled with theatrical spectacle, dance, aerial acrobatics, and ground-breaking video mapping technology following sold-out runs in Paris, Sydney, and Dubai. The Little Prince will begin performances Friday, March 4, 2022 at the Broadway Theatre with opening night set for Thursday, March 17, 2022.

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New York
News

Rachel York, Damon Daunno, and More Join THE MUSE SESSIONS

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December 8, 2021

Some of Broadway’s best are set for The Muse Sessions, a unique concert series about inspiration and the creative process, and the role of the muse in art. The performance is set to take place Monday, February 14, 2022 at 8pm. The Muse Sessions features Damon Daunno, Tony Award-winner Shuler Hensley, Christiani Pitts and Drama Desk Award-winner Rachel York singing the unforgettable songs of Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon, Norah Jones, Elvis Costello, Natalie Cole, Stephen Sondheim, Todd Rundgren, Paul McCartney, Rufus Wainwright, and two selections from the Broadway-bound musical Little Dancer, with music and lyrics by Tony Award-winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.

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Day Off Diary
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Day Off Diary: KIMBERLY AKIMBO’S Bonnie Milligan

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December 6, 2021

For many actors, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. This week, we caught up with Bonnie Milligan, who plays Debra in Kimberly Akimbo down at the Atlantic Theater. Get to know a bit more about Bonnie in her #DayOffDiary: 

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Broadway
Features

MRS. DOUBTFIRE Celebrates Opening Night On Broadway | Photo Journal

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December 6, 2021

The hip old granny has finally made her way to the Great White Way. Last night, Mrs. Doubtfire celebrated their opening night at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre followed by an elegant party at Cipriani 42nd Street. With a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell and music and lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick, this production marks director Jerry Zaks’ 25th Broadway show.Mrs. Doubtfire features Tony nominee Rob McClure as Daniel Hillard/Mrs. Doubtfire, Jenn Gambatese as Miranda Hillard, Peter Bartlett as Mr. Jolly, Charity Angél Dawson as Wanda Sellner, Mark Evans as Stuart Dunmire, J. Harrison Ghee as Andre Mayem, Analise Scarpaci as Lydia Hillard, Jake Ryan Flynn as Christopher Hillard, Avery Sell as Natalie Hillard and Tony Award nominee Brad Oscar as Frank Hillard. Mrs. Doubtfire also features Cameron Adams, Calvin L. Cooper, Kaleigh Cronin, Maria Dalanno, Casey Garvin, David Hibbard, KJ Hippensteel, Aaron Kaburick, Jodi Kimura, Erica Mansfield, Brian Martin, Alexandra Matteo, Sam Middleton, LaQuet Sharnell Pringle, Akilah Sailers, Jaquez André Sims, Addison Takefman, Travis Waldschmidt and Aléna Watter.

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Broadway
Reviews

MRS. DOUBTFIRE Has The Heart, But Needs More Time In The Kitchen — Review

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December 5, 2021

Where the show truly shines is with the fantastic company that director Jerry Zaks has assembled. Rob McClure is a theatrical force to be reckoned with. Seamlessly transitioning back and forth between Daniel and Doubtfire, McClure is giving a career defining performance that would surely make Robin Williams proud. The lovely Jenn Gambatese as Miranda and their on-stage children Analise Scarpaci as Lydia (terrific), Jake Ryan Flynn as Christopher (enthusiastic), and Avery Sell as Natalie (adorable) make up the Hillard clan. A Broadway review of Mrs. Doubtfire.

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Day Off Diary: CLYDE’S Kara Young

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November 22, 2021

For many actors, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. This week, we caught up with Kara Young, who plays Letitia in Clyde’s on Broadway, near her childhood home in Harlem. Get to know a bit more about Kara in her #DayOffDiary.

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Off-Broadway
Features

Julia Murney On A Revamped BABY

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November 22, 2021

Julia Murney is one of those actors who you know will deliver a top-rate performance, every single time. In her latest role, she has joined Out of the Box Theatric’s new and improved version of David Shire and Richard Maltby Jr.’s Baby as Arlene. I recently caught up with Murney via Zoom to chat all about updating the script, finally getting her Arlene moment, and returning to the stage. 

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COMPANY Celebrates First Performance Back On Broadway | Photo Journal

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November 15, 2021

We’d all like to propose a toast now that Company is back in performance on Broadway. Marianne Elliott’s stunning new production, direct from London’s West End, restarted preview performances earlier tonight at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre here in New York City. The Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical will officially open on Thursday, December 9, 2021. Go on the town and see photos from tonight’s first performance.

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FOR COLORED GIRLS… Revival Will Play The Booth Theatre On Broadway This Spring

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November 15, 2021

The first Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf will return to the Booth Theatre ​this spring, the same theatre it ran 742 performances in back in 1976. This reimagined production will be directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Camille A. Brown, making her the first Black woman to serve as both positions on a Broadway show in more than 65 years. The celebration of power of Black womanhood will begin previews on Friday, March 4, 2022 with an opening night set for Thursday, March 24, 2022. 

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CHICKEN & BISCUITS Will End Broadway Run Early

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November 11, 2021

Earlier today, producers of Douglas Lyons’ Chicken & Biscuits announced it will play its final performance at the Circle in the Square Theatre on Sunday, November 28, 2021. The limited engagement was set to run through January 2, 2022. The production is temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 cases within the company, and will resume performances on Friday, November 19, 2021. 

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Regional
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Kenny Leon To Direct World Premiere Musical TRADING PLACES This Spring At Alliance Theatre in Atlanta

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November 9, 2021

Get ready to Sell! Sell! Sell! The beloved film Trading Places will have its world-premiere musical at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta next spring directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon. Based off the 1983 film from Paramount Pictures, Trading Places is a contemporary reimagining of the prince and pauper fable. Billie Rae Valentine, a savvy hustler down on her luck, and Louis Winthorpe III, a minted commodities-trading firm director, have their lives deliberately switched by the devious Duke brothers to settle a petty bet in an outrageous debate of nature versus nurture. Trading Places is helmed by an exciting creative team including television and film writers Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant, musical writing team Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner, acclaimed film, television, and music video choreographer Fatima Robinson, associate director Tinashe Kajese-Bolden.

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New York
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Jessica Vosk on Headlining Carnegie Hall...and Being A Libra

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November 4, 2021

When Jessica Vosk steps onto the stage, all eyes are always on her. From Wicked to Fiddler on the Roof, Vosk and her incredible vocals always deliver an incredible evening of entertainment. For her next show, she will be headlining Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall with her upcoming engagement of My Golden Age this upcoming Monday evening. I recently caught up with Vosk to chat about the famed musical venue, her gaggle of special guests joining her, and how being a Libra is extremely hard when putting together a setlist. 

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Regional
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Carolee Carmello on SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD At Paper Mill Playhouse

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November 3, 2021

Carolee Carmello has been wowing audiences for years with iconic roles in Parade, The Addams Family, Scandalous, The Hello Dolly National Tour — the list could keep on going. She is now back for her first performance post quarantine in Paper Mill Playhouse’s new vibrant production of Jason Robert Brown’s Songs For A New World. I recently caught up with Carmello as she was headed to the gym (yes, exercise), to chat about her fabulous co-stars, a quick rehearsal process, and jumping back into musical theatre. 

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Broadway
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Ciara Renée Will Join WAITRESS as Jenna This November

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November 2, 2021

Earlier this morning, it was announced that Broadway’s Ciara Renée will take over the role of Jenna in Waitress from Jennifer Nettles beginning November 29, 2021. The current production is playing a limited engagement through January 9, 2022.

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Lea Michele, Jonathan Groff, and More Original Cast Reunite For SPRING AWAKENING Reunion Concert on November 15

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November 1, 2021

All shall know the wonder...once again! On November 15, 2021 for one night only, the stars from the original Broadway cast of Spring Awakening will reunite at the Imperial Theatre for a special concert event benefiting The Actors Fund. Original cast members including Skylar Astin, Gerard Canonico, Lilli Cooper, Jennifer Damiano, Christine Eastbrook, John Gallagher, Jr., Gideon Glick, Jonathan Groff, Robert Hager, Brian Johnson, Lea Michele, Lauren Pritchard, Krysta Rodriguez, Stephen Spinella, Phoebe Strole, Jonny B. Wright, and Remy Zaken are all set to reunite. Directed by the original director, Michael Mayer, the concert will take place at 7pm. 

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New York
Features

Reneé Rapp and Celia Rose Gooding Host BFRJ x Broadway Black’s Halloween Party | Photo Journal

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October 31, 2021

Theatrely was on the scene earlier tonight at RPM Underground for Broadway For Racial Justice and Broadway Black’s The Reckoning Halloween Party. Hosted by Celia Rose Gooding and Reneé Rapp, the night celebrated Tony winner Adrienne Warren fresh off her final performance in Tina - The Tina Turner Musical. Many stars showed up donning their best costumes ranging from Squid Game soldiers to Willy Wonka herself. Cast members from multiple shows including Caroline, or Change, The Book of Mormon, Tina, Fairycakes, and more were there dancing the night away. 

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Broadway
Features

Watch: Meet The Cast and Team Behind TROUBLE IN MIND

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October 29, 2021

History will be made tonight at the American Airlines Theatre, where for the first time a work by playwright Alice Childress will premiere. Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, Trouble in Mind begins previews this evening ahead of an official opening on November 18, 2021. Trouble in Mind is led by LaChanze as “Wiletta Mayer,” with Michael Zegen as “Al Manners,” Chuck Cooper as “Sheldon Forrester,” Danielle Campbell as “Judy Sears,” Jessica Frances Dukes as “Millie Davis,” Brandon Micheal Hall as “John Nevins,” Simon Jones as “Henry,” Alex Mickiewicz as “Eddie Fenton,” and Don Stephenson as “Bill O’Wray.”

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Broadway
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Full Cast Announced For Hugh Jackman Led THE MUSIC MAN Revival

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October 28, 2021

It’s time to pick-a-little, talk-a-little all about the casting for the highly anticipated revival of Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man starring Hugh Jackman as Professor Harold Hill and Sutton Foster as Marian Paroo. The classic musical will begin performances at Broadway’s Winter Garden Theatre on December 20, 2021 ahead of an official opening night on February 10, 2022.

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Broadway
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CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, Finally Back On Broadway Celebrates Opening Night | Photo Journal

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October 28, 2021

Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori’s acclaimed musical Caroline, or Change officially opened on Broadway last night at 54 Below where it will run in a limited engagement through January 9, 2022. Go on the town and see photos from opening night:

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National Tour
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Cassie Beck On Touring WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME

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October 27, 2021

I always get excited when I see Cassie Beck’s name appear in a program or pop up at the bottom of my screen when I’m watching some television. Beck has made a name for herself both here in New York and at regional theatres across the country as an actor’s actor. Last seen on Broadway in 2019’s The Rose Tattoo, many will remember her as creating the character of Aimee Blake in Stephen Karam’s The Humans. Now Beck is packing her bags once again as she heads out on the national tour of Heidi Schreck’s What The Constitution Means To Me. I caught up with Beck via Zoom from the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis to chat all about the national tour, looking up to her friend Heidi, and all the food joints she plans to stop by across America. Our conversation has been edited for length and clarity. 

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Day Off Diary
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Day Off Diary: CAROLINE, OR CHANGE's Samantha Williams

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October 25, 2021

For many actors, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. We recently caught up with Samantha Williams, who plays Emmie Thibodeaux in Roundabout’s revival of Caroline, or Change on Broadway, and spent her day off running around the city and getting to know her better. 

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Broadway
Features

FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Celebrates Opening Night Back On Broadway | Photo Journal

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October 22, 2021

The hit improv hip-hop sensation Freestyle Love Supreme is officially back on Broadway after a star-studded opening night this past Tuesday. Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, and Anthony Veneziale, the group is currently performing a limited engagement at the Booth Theatre through January 2, 2022. Go on the town and see photos from opening night. 

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Theatrely Three
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Theatrely Three: NEW YORK, NEW YORK

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October 21, 2021

From the brainchild of producer and director Holly-Anne Devilin, who brought us Speakeasy at Bond 45 earlier this year, comes New York, New York, the ultimate celebration of the best city on earth. This musical revue is the perfect way to start off your night right here in Times Square at the beloved New York institution: the Brooklyn Diner. As they say in the show, it’s time to put down your pastrami and put your hands together for a wonderful evening of entertainment.

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Broadway
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See Jennifer Nettles Take Her First Bow in WAITRESS On Broadway | Photo Journal

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October 19, 2021

It looks like the diner is getting a bit sweeter with Sugarland’s very own Jennifer Nettles who stepped into the role of Jenna in Waitress beginning tonight. Sara Bareilles’ hit musical tells the story of Jenna, a master pie baker trapped in a loveless marriage in a small town. With a book by Jessie Nelson, the production is directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus. Along with Nettles, the cast includes Maiesha McQueen, Ashley Blanchet, Erich Bergen, Ben Thompson, Dakin Matthews, Eric Anderson, and Nik Dodani as Ogie. The cast is rounded out by Tyrone Davis, Jr., Matt DeAngelis, Andrew Fitch, Henry Gottfried, Emily Koch, Molly Jobe, Anastacia McCleskey, Gerianne Pérez, Curtis Thomas, Stephanie Torns, Hattie Cecelia Tutalo, Nyla Watson, and Nora Lincoln Weiner. 

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Off-Broadway
Features

Jamie Smithson on Bedlam and PERSUASION

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October 16, 2021

Jamie Smithson is a fantastic actor who has delighted audiences across the country and can now be seen in Bedlam’s newest production of Jane Austen’s final novel Persuasion. Adapted by Sarah Rose Kearns, the performance is directed by Eric Tucker. We recently spoke with Smithson via Zoom on becoming a new father, his love of Jane Austen, and where he hopes Bedlam goes next.

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Broadway
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CHICKEN & BISCUITS Celebrate Opening Night On Broadway | Photo Journal

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October 11, 2021

Last night at the Circle in the Square Theatre, the new comedy Chicken & Biscuits officially opened on Broadway. Written by Douglas Lyons, the play is directed by Zhailon Levingston, who made history last night by becoming the youngest Black director in Broadway history. Go on the town and see photos from yesterday’s opening night!

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Cabaret
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LET'S HEAR IT FOR THE CHOICE: LIVE Returns To Green Room 42

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October 11, 2021

Now that is a CHOICE. Get ready to bring on the belting when Let’s Hear It For The Choice: Live returns to the Green Room 42 this Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 7:00pm and 9:30pm.Born from the wildly popular Instagram account that we all have spent hours scrolling through, creator Jimmy Larkin has assembled a top-notch group of performers ready to wow you with their fierce renditions of some of their favorite songs. The current lineup for Thursday’s concert includes Jimmy Awards alum Elyse Bell, Bella Coppola, Katie Johantgen, Isaiah Bailey, Mariah Lyttle, We Are The Tiger’s MiMi Scardulla, Nick Drake, Anne Fraser Thomas, TikTok’s JJ Neiman, Heath Saunders, and Kerri George. 

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Tony Goldwyn and Savion Glover Will Direct PAL JOEY On Broadway Next Season

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October 4, 2021

It’s time to fall in love with love all over again. This morning, it was announced that the Rodgers and Hart-John O’Hara classic musical Pal Joey will be headed back to the Great White Way in the 2022-2023 season. The team behind this brand-new and reimagined production includes Richard LaGravenese (new book), co-directors Tony Goldwyn and Savion Glover, choreographer Savion Glover, set designer Derek McLane, costume designer Emilio Sosa, lighting designer Natasha Katzand orchestrator/arranger/music supervisor Daryl Waters.

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On Screen
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BRIDGERTON THE MUSICAL’s Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear Chat Kennedy Center 50th Anniversary on PBS

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October 1, 2021

Two options. You either know Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear, or you are about to. The newest songwriting duo quickly (and I mean quickly) rose to fame via TikTok at the start of this year when they started composing a musicalilzed version of Netflix’s Bridgerton. Since posting their first video back in January of this year, the two creators have garnered millions upon millions of views. This past month, they released the Unofficial Bridgerton Musical concept album which has topped the charts ever since. (And yes, it really is as good as everyone says.) Now, the pair joins a star-studded roster of performers for The Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert which was taped a few weeks ago and will premiere on PBS tonight. 

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Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga to lead MACBETH On Broadway This Spring

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September 29, 2021

How do you think Shakespeare would have taken his martinis? James Bond himself Daniel Craig will be returning to the Great White Way opposite Ruth Negga who makes her Broadway debut in a new production of Macbeth directed by Sam Gold. Arriving at the Lyceum Theatre on March 29, 2022 before an official opening on April 28, 2022, the production will feature scenic design by Christine Jones, costume design by Suttirat Larlarb, lighting design by Jane Cox, sound design by Mikaal Sulaiman, original music by Gaelynn Lea, special effects design by Jeremy Chernick, and fight direction by David Leong.

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We Have Casting For GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY's Return To Broadway

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September 29, 2021

Girl From The North Country is finally making its way back to Broadway on October 13, and we officially have casting for when it returns to the Belasco Theatre early next month. Colin Bates will be joining the cast in the role of Gene Laine alongside previous cast members Todd Almond, Jeannette Bayardelle, Jennifer Blood, Matthew Frederick Harris, Caitlin Houlahan, Robert Joy, Marc Kudisch, Luba Mason, Ben Mayne, Matt McGrath, Tom Nelis, Jay O. Sanders, John Schiappa, Austin Scott, Kimber Elayne Sprawl, Rachel Stern, Chiara Trentalange, Bob Walton, Chelsea Lee Williams, and Mare Winningham. Alex Joseph Grayson, Housso Semon, Edward Staudenmayer, and Anastasia Talley will be joining the company as swings. 

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Broadway
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ALADDIN Reopens On Broadway | Photo Journal

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September 29, 2021

Last night, Disney celebrated its return of the acclaimed hit musical Aladdin as it reopened at the New Amsterdam Theatre for the first time following the pandemic shutdown. See photos of the cast take their first bows back on Broadway.

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Broadway
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MOULIN ROUGE! Celebrates Their 10 Tony Awards At Tonight’s Performance

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September 28, 2021

On any typical night at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre before the curtain rises for Moulin Rouge! The Musical, there is a certain excitement that brews in the air. Walking in and seeing Derek McLane’s Tony winning scenic design truly immerses the audience in a way that is so rarely experienced in a Broadway house.But tonight was different. Tonight was the first performance since the team took home ten Tony Awards this past Sunday at the 74th Annual Tonys. Those awards included Best Musical, Best Scenic Design for Derek McLane, Best Sound Design for Peter Hylenski, Best Costume Design for Catherine Zuber, Best Lighting Design for Justin Townsend, and Best Orchestrations for Justin Levine with Matt Stine, Katie Kresek, and Charlie Rosen.

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Off-Broadway
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A COMMERCIAL JINGLE FOR REGINA COMET Opens Off-Broadway | Photo Journal

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September 27, 2021

Earlier tonight, A Commercial Jingle For Regina Comet, the first new musical to premiere in New York City since the pandemic shutdown opened at the DR2 Theatre down in Union Square. Performances run through November 14, 2021. The cast includes Broadway favorites Bryonha Marie Parham, Alex Wyse, and Ben Fankhauser. Fankhauser and Wyse are also responsible for the Book, Music, and Lyrics. See the cast celebrate and take their opening night bows:

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

A COMMERCIAL JINGLE FOR REGINA COMET Opens as First New Musical in New York — Review

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September 27, 2021

A review of A Commercial Jingle For Regina Comet which is currently playing at the DR2 Theatre on East 15th Street in New York City through November 14, 2021.

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Antonio Cipriano To Leave JAGGED LITTLE PILL

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September 26, 2021

Mere hours before the 74th Annual Tony Awards, in which Jagged Little Pill has been nominated for 15 Tony Awards, Antonio Cipriano has announced his departure from the acclaimed musical. Cipriano has played the role of Phoenix since it’s out of town tryout at the American Repertory Theater in 2018. 

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Tony Awards
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Theatrely Thoughts | Live Commentary on the 2020 Tony Awards

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September 26, 2021

Live Commentary on the 2020 Tony Awards from Theatrely staff as we watch and dish about this year's ceremony.

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Tony Awards
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Tony Awards 2020 Complete Winners List

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September 26, 2021

The full list of winners of the 74th Annual Tony Awards will be updated live here on Theatrely.

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Broadway
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Go On The Scene of MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL’s First Performance Back On Broadway | Photo Journal

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September 25, 2021

Yes you can can can! The Moulin Rouge is back open for business at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. The acclaimed show, which is nominated for 14 Tony Awards including Best Musical, reopened on Broadway last night and Theatrely was on the ground to catch all the action. Check out photos from Moulin Rouge! The Musical’s first performance back and tune into the 74th Annual Tony Awards tomorrow evening, September 26 at 7pm ET, to see how many awards they take home.

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UK
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Taron Egerton and Jonathan Bailey To Lead Mike Bartlett’s COCK in West End

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September 24, 2021

Acclaimed Tony and Olivier Award-winning director Marianne Elliott, who returns to Broadway this fall with Company, will be bringing Mike Bartlett’s COCK to Londond’s Ambassadors Theatre beginning March 5, 2022. Rocketman’s Taron Egerton, Bridgerton and Company star Jonathan Bailey, Jade Anouka and Phil Daniels will star in the classic play about love and identity.

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Watch: Meet The Cast and Team Behind CHICKEN & BISCUITS

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September 23, 2021

We guarantee you this is going to be the most fun you will ever have at a funeral! Written by Douglas Lyons and directed by Zhailon Levingston who is set to become the youngest Black director in Broadway history at the age of 27, Chicken & Biscuits begins previews tonight at the Circle in the Square Theatre. An official opening night is set for October 10, 2021. Meet members of the cast and team, and see why Chicken & Biscuits is a must see show this fall!

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Broadway
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HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Announce Casting For New Single Show Experience

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September 23, 2021

As previously announced, when Harry Potter and the Cursed Child returns to the Lyric Theatre on Broadway this November, the acclaimed play will be presented in a newly staged, single show experience. The cast includes James Snyder as Harry Potter, Diane Davis as Ginny Potter alongside James Romney as their son Albus Potter; David Abeles as Ron Weasley, Jenny Jules as Hermione Granger and Nadia Brown as their daughter Rose Granger-Weasley; and Aaron Bartz as Draco Malfoy and Brady Dalton Richards as his son Scorpius Malfoy. 

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Grammy Winner Jennifer Nettles Joins Cast of WAITRESS On Broadway

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September 23, 2021

Singer and actress Jennifer Nettles will be donning an apron and stepping into the role of Jenna as Sara Bareillies plays her final performances in Waitress on October 17, 2021. Nettles will begin the following Tuesday, October 19, and play through November 24, 2021. 

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Full Casting for Roundabout’s CAROLINE, OR CHANGE on Broadway

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September 23, 2021

Olivier Award winner Sharon D Clarke returns to her acclaimed role as Caroline Thibodeaux in Caroline, or Change when it opens on Broadway later next month. See the full casting!

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Heidi Blickenstaff Joins JAGGED LITTLE PILL | Full Broadway Cast Announced

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September 23, 2021

Alanis Morissette’s 15-time Tony nominated musical Jagged Little Pill will reopen on October 21, 2021 at the Broadhurst Theatre, now with Heidi Blickenstaff as Mary Jane. Tony nominee Elizabeth Stanley will be taking some time to be a new mom and will return to share the role with Blickenstaff in November. 

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On Screen
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Watch First Teaser of Reneé Rapp in HBO Max’s THE SEX LIVES OF COLLEGE GIRLS

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September 22, 2021

Created by Mindy Kaling and Justin Noble, The Sex Lives of College Girls follows four college roommates as they arrive at New England’s prestigious Essex College. A bundle of contradictions and hormones, these girls are equal parts lovable and infuriating as they live out their new, free lives on campus.The new series stars Pauline Chalamet, Amrit Kaur, Reneé Rapp, and Alyah Chanelle Scott. Additional series regulars include Midori Francis, Gavin Leatherwood, Chris Meyer, Ilia Isorelys Paulino, Lauren Spencer, and Renika Williams.

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Off-Broadway
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SLEEP NO MORE Returns Home to the McKittrick Hotel This February

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September 22, 2021

Beginning on Valentine’s Day 2022, the critically acclaimed immersive theatre experience Sleep No More will once again open its doors at the famed McKittrick Hotel to tell the classic tragedy of Macbeth. Audiences will be able to wander through the sprawling and mysterious hotel filled with over 100 rooms to explore at their own pace.

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Broadway
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Welcome BACK To The Rock | Watch COME FROM AWAY on Broadway Reopen and Take Their First Bow

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September 22, 2021

The Tony-winning Come From Away has officially resumed performances at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on Broadway last night. Watch the cast and team at their first night back on Broadway.

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Washington D.C.
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Casting For Pre-Broadway Run of A STRANGE LOOP At DC’s Woolly Mammoth Theatre

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September 21, 2021

The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A Strange Loop from writer Michael R. Jackson is headed down to Washington DC’s Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company this November. Last seen at Playwrights Horizons in May of 2019, this production will reunite original cast members Antwayn Hopper (Thought 6), L Morgan Lee (Thought 1), John-Michael Lyles (Thought 3), James Jackson, Jr. (Thought 2), John-Andrew Morrison (Thought 4), Jason Veasey (Thought 5) and will also introduce Jaquel Spivey as “Usher.”

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Off-Broadway
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See Jeremy Jordan as Seymour in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Off-Broadway | Photos

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September 21, 2021

As the story states, on the twenty first day of the month of September...Little Shop of Horrors is set to reopen their acclaimed musical revival tonight at the Westside Theatre on 43rd Street. See photos of the new cast including Jeremy Jordan, Tammy Blanchard and Christian Borle.

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Broadway
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MRS. DOUBTFIRE Announces Broadway Cast Alongside Rob McClure

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September 20, 2021

Ello Poppets! We now have the official opening Broadway cast for the new musical comedy Mrs. Doubtfire based on the iconic film of the same name. Tony nominee Rob McClure will step back into the title role when the show resumes performances at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on October 21, 2021 before an official opening night on December 5! With a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell and music and lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick of Something Rotten! fame, the musical is directed by Jerry Zaks. 

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Broadway
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Full Broadway Cast of DEAR EVAN HANSEN Announced Starring Jordan Fisher

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September 20, 2021

The Tony Award-winning hit musical Dear Evan Hansen is set to return to the Music Box Theatre on Broadway this December starring the one-and-only Jordan Fisher as Evan Hansen. The North American Tour will relaunch for its third year on the road starring Stephen Christoper Anthony as Evan on December 7, 2021 and you can catch Sam Tutty, who recently won the Oliver Award for Best Actor in a Musical as Evan in the London production returning to the Noël Coward Theatre on October 26, 2021. 

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