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

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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2022 Tony Nominations Complete List: A STRANGE LOOP, THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Lead the Way

The winners of the 75th annual Tony Awards will be announced June 12 at Radio City Music Hall. Oscar winner Ariana DeBose will host the ceremony, beginning at 7 PM ET on CBS and Paramount+.

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February 28, 2022

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Virtual
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MEXICAN PIZZA: THE MUSICAL Will Star Dolly Parton on TikTok

The musical, written by Hannah Friedman and the Grammy-winning team of Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear, will premiere May 26—the day the infamous Taco Bell menu item returns. 

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February 28, 2022

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National Tour
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Tony-Nominated GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Will Go on Tour

The musical, featuring songs by Bob Dylan, will travel across the U.S. next year. Earlier this week, the Broadway production scored seven 2022 Tony Award nominations.

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February 28, 2022

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Boston
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LIFE OF PI Will Make North American Premiere at A.R.T.

The Boston-area theatre company will present the Olivier-winning play as part of its 2022-2023 season. Life of Pi adapted from Yann Martel’s best-selling novel.

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February 28, 2022

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Tony Awards
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Darren Criss and Julianne Hough Will Host THE TONY AWARDS: ACT 1

The awards pre-show, streaming at 7 PM ET on Paramount, will include several awards and performances. The 2022 Tony Awards take place June 12 at Radio City Music Hall.

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February 28, 2022

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Broadway
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Tony-Nominated FOR COLORED GIRLS… Revival Will Remain on Broadway

The show had announced it would close May 22 at the Booth Theatre but will stay open thanks to 7 Tony nominations and a grassroots effort to keep the show alive.

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February 28, 2022

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MRS. DOUBTFIRE Announces Closing Date on Broadway 

The musical will head to England later this year and launch a U.S. tour in 2023. Rob McClure earned a 2022 Tony nomination for his performance. 

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February 28, 2022

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HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Extends on Broadway

The Pulitzer Prize–winning play from Paula Vogel stars Mary-Louise Parker and Robert Morse, who originated their respective roles Off-Broadway over two decades ago.

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February 28, 2022

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Awards
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SIX, KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead 2022 Drama Desk Award Nominations 

Jeanna de Waal earned a nod for her performance in Diana in addition to the expected love for A Strange Loop, MJ, and Company, among others. Winners will be announced June 6

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February 28, 2022

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THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Scores Big at 2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards

Kimberly Akimbo, Six, Company, and Take Me Out also took home prizes, among others. The winners will be celebrated May 26 at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. 

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February 28, 2022

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New York
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Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond Will Star in PARADE at NYCC Gala

The Jason Robert Brown-Alfred Ugry musical follows the real-life murder trial of a Jewish factory manager and its aftermath in the 1910’s. Michael Arden will direct. 

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February 28, 2022

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Los Angeles
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OKLAHOMA! Star Rebecca Naomi Jones, Lisa Loeb, More Tapped for THE 24 HOUR MUSICALS

The original musicals will be performed at the Bourbon Room in Los Angeles, California. The main event returns after two years of virtual monologues. 

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February 28, 2022

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Broadway
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Neil Diamond Bio-Musical A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Finds Broadway Home and Sets Dates

The show will premiere in Boston this summer, starring Will Swenson, with a Broadway debut in November. 

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February 28, 2022

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Tony Awards
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Court Theatre of Chicago Will Receive Regional Theatre Tony Award

The theatre is known for its work engaging with the South Side community and expanding upon traditional or rare works. The annual honor is given to a local theatre and comes with a $25,000 grant. 

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February 28, 2022

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Quiara Alegría Hudes, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, More Tapped for Upcoming Signature Theatre Season

The 2022-2023 season will also include works by Sarah Ruhl and Samuel D. Hunter. Programming will include the launch of a new residency to support emerging playwrights. 

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February 28, 2022

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Broadway
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KIMBERLY AKIMBO on Broadway Confirms Theatre and Creative Team

The Broadway transfer of the David Lindsay-Abaire and Jeanine Tesori musical, starring the original Off-Broadway company, including Victoria Clark and Bonnie Milligan, will begin performances October 12 with an opening night set for November 10.

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February 28, 2022

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Tony Awards
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Stage Legend Angela Lansbury to Receive Lifetime Achievement Tony Award 

The five-time Tony winner will be presented with a 2022 Special Tony, for her decades-long career on Broadway, including performances in Sweeney Todd, Mame, and Blithe Spirit. 

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February 28, 2022

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Awards
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THE BLUEST EYE, BLKS, More Among 2022 Elliot Norton Award Winners

The honors celebrated the best of theatre in Boston in the 2021-2022 season during a virtual ceremony. 

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Heidi Schreck and WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Will Return to NYC for Abortion Rights Benefit

The original Broadway cast will reunited for a reading of the Tony-nominated and Pulitzer Prize finalist play in the Great Hall at Cooper Union. The benefit will raise funds for National Network of Abortion Funds.

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February 28, 2022

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Music
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Listen to Eden Espinosa Sing ‘Woman Is’ From LEMPICKA

The musical, directed by Tony winner Rachel Chavkin, begins at La Jolla Playhouse June 14. 

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February 28, 2022

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Gaten Matarazzo Will Return to Broadway in DEAR EVAN HANSEN

The Stranger Things star previously appeared on the Main Stem in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and Les Misérables.

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February 28, 2022

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INTO THE WOODS Will Transfer to Broadway

The production, recently seen as part of Encores! at New York City City, was a sold-out star-studded extravaganza. Several favorites, including Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel, will return.

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February 28, 2022

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Awards
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Sutton Foster, A STRANGE LOOP, More Win at 2022 Drama League Awards

The winners were revealed at a ceremony in the Ziegfeld Ballroom on May 20.

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February 28, 2022

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

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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December 13, 2021

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Awards
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James Ijames’s FAT HAM Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

The play will begin performances May 12 at The Public Theater Off-Broadway. Ijames will receive a $15,000 prize for his work along with the prestigious title.

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February 28, 2022

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Awards
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THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, HARMONY, KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead 2022 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations

The Outer Critics Circle have revealed their favorites of the 2021-2022 season. The winners will be announced May 16.

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February 28, 2022

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Off-Broadway
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CIRCLE JERK Will Return With In-Person and Live Stream Run

The Pulitzer Prize for Drama finalist by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley will play at The Connelly Theater Off-Broadway and will broadcast on Stellar. The work is a satire on gay culture and all its histrionic glory. 

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February 28, 2022

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Broadway
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Ray Fisher, April Matthis, More Join THE PIANO LESSON on Broadway

Trai Byers and Michael Potts have also joined the cast for the revival of August Wilson’s play. They join Samuel L. Jackson, Danielle Brooks, and John David Washington. 

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February 28, 2022

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New York
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Tony Winner Adrienne Warren to Kick Off The New York Pops New Season

Also set throughout the 2022-2023 slate are performances by Nikki Renée Daniels, Matt Doyle, and Melissa Errico in a tribute concert to Stephen Sondheim. 

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February 28, 2022

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Talia Suskauer, Cleavant Derricks, More Join WICKED on Broadway

Also joining the Broadway cast at the Gershwin Theatre are James D. Gish, Clifton Davis, and Mikayla McCormick. The Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman musical is currently the fifth-longest running production on the Main Stem.

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February 28, 2022

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Martyna Majok’s COST OF LIVING Will Come to Broadway

Manhattan Theatre Club also announced three Off-Broadway productions coming next season, including a world premiere from David Auburn. 

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February 28, 2022

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On Screen
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HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Is Heading to the Big Screen

Filming will take place at The Other Palace in London, where the show is currently set to run through the summer. Heathers is based on the 1989 cult film of the same name. 

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February 28, 2022

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Off-Broadway
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2nd STAGE Announces Summer Uptown Series With World Premieres

Steph Del Rosso’s 53% Of, directed by Tiffany Nichole Greene, and Johnny G. Lloyd’s Patience, directed by Zhailon Levingston, will run at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre Off-Broadway. 

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February 28, 2022

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Awards
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KIMBERLY AKIMBO, ENGLISH Win Top Prizes at 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards

The honors, celebrating the best of Off-Broadway, were handed out May 1. Additional winners include Oratorio For Living Things, The Chinese Lady, and Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992.

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February 28, 2022

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Broadway
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SIX Broadway Cast Album Will Arrive Soon

The LP was recorded on opening night back in October 2021. Featured on the tracks are Adrianna Hicks, Andrea Macasaet, Abby Mueller, Brittney Mack, Samantha Pauly, and Anna Uzele. 

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February 28, 2022

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DEATH OF A SALESMAN, Starring Wendell Pierce and Sharon D Clarke, Is Coming to Broadway

André De Shields and Khris Davis have also joined revival of Arthur Miller’s exploration of the American Dream. Miranda Cromwell and Marianne Elliott will again serve as co-directors after helming the West End production.

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Arielle Jacobs, Julia Murney, More Confirmed for BETWEEN THE LINES

The stage musical adaptation of Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer’s novel will begin performances June 14 at Second Stage’s Tony Kiser Theater. 

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February 28, 2022

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Emma Pittman Will Make Broadway Debut in CHICAGO

The star won The Search for Roxie! in 2019 and will play a limited engagement at the Ambassador Theatre where the revival is currently running. 

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February 28, 2022

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International
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Betsy Wolfe, Lorna Courtney, Stark Sands, More Will Star in & JULIET in Toronto

The musical finally transfers to North America from London, starting performances at the Princess of Wales Theatre June 22. 

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February 28, 2022

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Jennifer Holliday Will Return to CHICAGO on Broadway

The Tony winner steps back into the shoes of Matron Mama Morton at the Ambassador Theatre. 

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February 28, 2022

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Awards
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Theatre World Awards to Celebrate Jacquel Spivey, Sharon D Clarke, Patrick J. Adams, More 

The honors celebrate Broadway or Off-Broadway stage debuts in the 2021-2022 season, with a ceremony scheduled for June 6 at the Circle in the Square Theatre. 

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February 28, 2022

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Tony Awards
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WEST SIDE STORY Oscar Winner Ariana DeBose to Host 2022 Tony Awards

The Tony nominee, most recently seen on stage in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical and who appeared Hamilton, will emcee Broadway's biggest night at Radio City Musical Hall June 12.

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February 28, 2022

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Awards
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THE BLUEST EYE, PASSING STRANGE, More Earn 2022 Elliot Norton Award Nominations

The honors celebrate the best of theatre in Boston, with John Douglas Thompson named the recipient of the Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence. Winners will be revealed May 23 in a virtual ceremony.

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February 28, 2022

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Awards
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2022 Drama League Award Nominations Announced

The awards, celebrating the best of Broadway and Off-Broadway, will be announced May 20 at an in-person ceremony in NYC. Categories will honor overall productions, direction, and performance. 

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February 28, 2022

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Life's A CABARET At 2022 Olivier Awards With 7 Wins

Back To The Future, Life of Pi, the Donmar Warehouse revival of Constellations, and more also took home wins. The ceremony celebrated the best of London Theatre in the 2021 season.

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February 28, 2022

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Off-Broadway
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Skylar Astin Will Join LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Off-Broadway; More Cast Changes Announced

Skylar Astin will succeed Conrad Ricamora as Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors at the Westside Theatre. 

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February 28, 2022

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Broadway
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THE LITTLE PRINCE Opens on Broadway | Photo Journal 

The stage adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic book The Little Prince is currently playing at the Broadway Theatre. The production combines dance, aerial acrobatics, and projections to bring the adventure story to life.

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February 28, 2022

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Regional
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Hercules Is Coming to Paper Mill Playhouse in 2023

The upcoming 2022-2023 season will also feature On Your Feet!, The Sound of Music, Murder on the Orient Express, and Rent.

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February 28, 2022

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Industry
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SHERLOCK HOLMES Hopes to Find Answers In New Broadway-Aimed Production 

Rob Ashford is set to direct the work, with plans for development in London. The show will be developed in London with hopes to premiere in the West End and on Broadway. 

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February 28, 2022

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Regional
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Heidi Blickenstaff, Lauren Pritchard, More Will Star in MAY WE ALL in Nashville

The world premiere musical features songs by some of the biggest and brightest country artists, like Kacey Musgraves, Miranda Lambert, and Dolly Parton.

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February 28, 2022

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Regional
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World Premiere of WHEN PLAYWRIGHTS KILL Will Star Jeremy Jordan, Harriet Harris, and André De Shields

The world premiere of Matthew Lombardo’s backstage comedy will be directed by Noah Himmelstein at The Bushnell in Hartford.

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February 28, 2022

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Broadway
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Christian Borle, J. Harrison Ghee, Adrianna Hicks, More Will Star in SOME LIKE IT HOT on Broadway

Dates and a theatre have also been announced for the musical, which will arrive on Broadway at the end of 2022. The star-studded creative team includes Matthew López, Amber Ruffin, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, and Casey Nicholaw.

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February 28, 2022

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Boston
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Robyn Hurder, Mark Jacoby, More Join A BEAUTIFUL NOISE In Boston

A Beautiful Noise: The Neil Diamond Musical, has announced additional casting ahead of their Pre-Broadway run at Emerson Colonial Theatre in Boston.The musical will feature Broadway favorites Will Swenson, Mark Jacoby, Robyn Hurder, and Linda Powell.Swenson will star as the young Neil Diamond while Jacoby will play Diamond at present. The story will follow Diamond as he begins his music career and as he faces challenges throughout the years. Hurder will play Marcia, who married Diamond, and Powell will play Diamond’s therapist.

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March 24, 2022

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New York
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Roundabout Theatre Company Announces 22/23 Season

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced their plans for the 2022-2023 theatrical season in New York City

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March 24, 2022

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Virtual
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TikTok Commissions Daniel Mertzlufft’s FOR YOU, PAIGE, Hosted By Andy Cohen

The musical will live stream April 14 from a NYC theatre, starring Roman Banks, Sri Ramesh, James Henry, Krystina Alabado, JJ Niemann, and more. Andy Cohen is set to host.

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New York
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Neil Patrick Harris Replaces Christian Borle for Encores! INTO THE WOODS

The Tony and Emmy winner will step in as The Baker with Borle departing due to availability. The two-week run begins May 4 at New York City Center. 

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February 28, 2022

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Awards
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KIMBERLY AKIMBO and ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS Lead 2022 Lucille Lortel Award Nominations

Both works are nominated for Outstanding Musical, with Victoria Clark, Justin Cooley, Steven Boyer, and Bonnie Milligan all scoring nods for their performance in Kimberly Akimbo. The winners will be revealed May 1 at an in-person ceremony. 

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February 28, 2022

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Industry
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The Acting Company Will Present Reading of Kia Corthron’s Sam’s Coming 

The Louanna O. Carlin and John MacDonald reading series returns with a public event April 18 at The Mainstage Theater. Adrienne D. Williams directs. 

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February 28, 2022

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Broadway
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Derek Klena, Ashley Loren, More Will Can-Can in Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Klena will step in as Christian May 10 with Loren as Satine, Declan Bennett as The Duke, and Caleb Marshall-Villarreal as Santiago. The Tony-winning Broadway musical is currently playing at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

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February 28, 2022

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LEOPOLDSTADT Is Coming to Broadway 

Patrick Marber will direct the transfer of Leopoldstadt from London. The Tom Stoppard work won the Olivier Award for Best New Play in 2020. 

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February 28, 2022

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On Screen
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SPRING AWAKENING One-Night-Only Concert Documentary Gets Release Date

‍SThe documentary following the one-night-only concert and reunion of the original Broadway cast of Spring Awakening will premiere next month. Seen on camera are Jonathan Groff, Lea Michele, John Gallagher Jr., Lauren Pritchard, Lilli Cooper, and many more.

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February 28, 2022

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Off-Broadway
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KINKY BOOTS Will Return Off-Broadway This Summer

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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Broadway
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Broadway Revival of CAMELOT Coming With Updated Book by Aaron Sorkin

The Lerner and Loewe musical will be produced by Lincoln Center Theatre and begin performances November 3. Bartlett Sher directs.

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February 28, 2022

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Awards
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Ariana DeBose Wins Oscar for WEST SIDE STORY

Broadway star Ariana DeBose can now add “Oscar winner” to her resume. The performer won Best Supporting Actress for her searing take as Anita in West Side Story at 94th annual Academy Awards.

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February 28, 2022

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THE UNOFFICIAL BRIDGERTON MUSICAL Wins 2022 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album

The 64th annual Grammy Awards were held April 3, with a number of theatrical productions and stars nominated in several categories. Among the performances were a tribute to Stephen Sondheim, sung by Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom, Jr., Ben Platt, and Rachel Zegler.

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February 28, 2022

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Off-Broadway
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JERSEY BOYS Releases Namesake IPA Beer

The musical, charting the career of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, is currently playing at New World Stages Off-Broadway. The brew was made in partnership with New Jersey Beer Company.

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February 28, 2022

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KPOP Will Star Luna; Broadway Theatre Announced

KPOP is headed to Broadway starring Luna. The musical features a score by Helen Park and Max Vernon, a book by Jason Kim, and direction by Teddy Bergman.

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February 28, 2022

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Off-Broadway
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TITANIQUE Will Sail Into NYC Again This Summer

The popular Off-Broadway musical, a parody of James Cameron’s Oscar-winning film Titanic featuring the songs of Celine Dion, will play at the Asylum Theatre. Previews begin June 14. 

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February 28, 2022

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Broadway
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THE PIANO LESSON Will Return to Broadway With Samuel L. Jackson and Danielle Brooks

John David Washington also stars in the August Wilson play revival of The Piano Lesson, directed by LaTanya Richardson Jackson. Performances will begin September 19 at the St. James Theatre. 

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February 28, 2022

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Broadway
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GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Sets Broadway Return

Girl From The North Country, featuring a score comprised of Bob Dylan songs, will play a limited engagement at the Belasco Theatre this spring. Todd Almond, Jeannette Bayardelle,Caitlin Houlahan, Austin Scott, Kimber Elayne Sprawl, Mare Winningham and more are set to return.

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February 28, 2022

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Awards
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Theatre Stars Win Big at 2022 Oscars

Ariana DeBose, Troy Kotsur, and more took home the gold at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Plus, the Best Picture winner is getting turned into a musical!

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February 28, 2022

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Broadway
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Casting Complete and Creative Team Announced for THE KITE RUNNER on Broadway

The adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s best-selling novel The Tike Runner begins performances July 6 at the Hayes Theater on Broadway.

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February 28, 2022

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New York
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Denée Benton, Gavin Creel, Ann Harada Join INTO THE WOODS Encores!

The Stephen Sondheim musical Into The Woods begins May 4 at New York City Center. The cast already features Sara Bareilles, Heather Headley, and Christian Borle. 

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February 28, 2022

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Broadway
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POTUS on Broadway Shifts Opening Night to Meet Tonys Eligibility Cut Off

Previews for the new Broadway comedy will still begin April 14 at the Shubert Theatre. The play stars Lilli Cooper, Rachel Dratch, Lea DeLaria, Julianne Hough, and Suzy Nakamura, Julie White, and Vanessa Williams.

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February 28, 2022

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Industry
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Oscar-Nominated Film CODA Being Developed as a Stage Musical

The project will be a partnership between Deaf West Theatre, Vendôme Pictures, and Pathé Films. CODA, about a family with both deaf and hearing members, is available to stream on AppleTV+ now will be adapted and developed into a Stage Musical.

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February 28, 2022

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Off-Broadway
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Marcel Spears and More Will Star in FAT HAM at The Public Theater

The New York premiere begins previews May 12 ahead of a May 26 opening. James Ijames’ play is directed by Saheem Ali.

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February 28, 2022

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Regional
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John Cardoza, Jovanni Sy, Kate Baldwin, More Join THE KARATE KID – THE MUSICAL

John Cardoza will star as Daniel opposite Jovanni Sy as Mister Miyagi in The Karate Kid – The Musical. The production begins performances May 25 at STAGES St. Louis in Missouri.

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February 28, 2022

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Broadway
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PASS OVER Moves Opening to August 22

The Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 production of Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s acclaimed, award-winning play Pass Over, directed by Obie Award winner Danya Taymor (“Daddy,” Heroes of the Fourth Turning) will move its opening night up to Sunday August 22, 2021, three weeks earlier than the previously announced opening date of Sunday September 12, 2021.

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February 28, 2022

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National Tour
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Norm Lewis Will Star in North American Tour of A SOLDIER’S PLAY

Broadway favorite Norm Lewis will star in a North American tour of the 2020 Tony-winning revival of A Soldier’s Play. Kenny Leon will again direct the Roundabout production hitting the road.

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February 28, 2022

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Broadway
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Jewelle Blackman Will Play Persephone in HADESTOWN on Broadway

Jewelle Blackman will step into the role of Persephone in Hadestown on Broadway this spring. Soara-Joye Ross will join the cast of the Tony-winning musical as one of the Fates.

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February 28, 2022

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Industry
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Theatre Industry Bands Together to Support Ukraine

As it tends to do in times of crisis, the theatre industry has banded together to support Ukraine and its citizens. Among those are a Broadway production and several performing arts institutions.For context, the country was invaded by Russia on February 24, which has since devolved into a major crisis, with nearly 3 million Ukrainians fleeing the destruction to neighboring European countries. Many have remained behind to fight against Putin’s troops. In the weeks since the conflict began, Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelensky has repeatedly called on the world to send aid to support the refugees, citizens trapped in their homeland, and those serving on the front lines. 

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February 28, 2022

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Virtual
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HERE'S TO THE LADIES WHO Docuseries Celebrates Theatremakers of All Kinds

A new docuseries titled Here’s To The Ladies Who highlights the women working on the business side of Broadway and beyond, exploring how they adapted during the COVID-19 theatre shutdown and then helped relaunch the industry. 

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February 28, 2022

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Tony Awards
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2022 Tony Awards Date Set; Ceremony Will Return to Radio City

The 75th annual Tony Awards will be held in Radio City Music Hall, taking place June 12. Once again, the 4-hour ceremony will be available via streaming and broadcast TV.

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February 28, 2022

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Broadway
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KIMBERLY AKIMBO Is Headed To Broadway This Fall

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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December 13, 2021

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

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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December 13, 2021

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Off-Broadway
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Daniel Radcliffe Will Star in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Off-Broadway

Daniel Radcliffe will play Charley in a new Off-Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along. The staging, directed by Maria Friedman, will premiere later this year at New York Theatre Workshop.

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Pamela Anderson Will Play Roxie Hart in CHICAGO

Pamela Anderson will make her Broadway debut this spring Chicago The Musical at the Ambassador Theatre.

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February 28, 2022

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UK
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NEWSIES London Premiere Will Be Presented In-The-Round

Newsies will play at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre in London, with performances starting November 28. The staging will be presented in-the-round with Matt Cole directing and choreographing.

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February 28, 2022

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Regional
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THE GRISWOLD'S BROADWAY VACATION Will Travel to Seattle and Houston

The Griswold’s Broadway Vacation The Musical will take a cross-country road trip on its way to a planned Main Stem bow this year. Performances will run at 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle followed by a stint at Theatre Under the Stars in Houston.

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Awards
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London Revival of CABARET Leads 2022 Olivier Award Nominations

The London revival of Cabaret leads the 2022 Olivier Award nominations with 11 total, the most for any show, including nods for stars Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley. The best of London theatre will be celebrated April 10 at Royal Albert Hall.

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A New Queen! Keri René Fuller Will Step in at SIX for Abby Mueller on Medical Leave

Keri René Fuller will play Jane Seymour in Six beginning March 14, stepping in for Abby Mueller while the star is out on medical leave. It’s anticipated that Mueller will return to the Broadway production at a later date.

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February 28, 2022

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Noah Reid Joins Cast of THE MINUTES, to Play Studio 54 in Spring 2022

Noah Reid joins the original Broadway cast of THE MINUTES, which will resume performances at Studio 54 in Spring 2022.

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February 28, 2022

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UK
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Bernadette Peters, Hannah Waddingham, More Will Perform Stephen Sondheim Concert in London

Broadway and West End stars will pay tribute to the late composer-lyricist.

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February 28, 2022

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Boston
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Will Swenson Set to Play Neil Diamond in A BEAUTIFUL NOISE

Tony nominee and Broadway heartthrob Will Swenson is set to play singer-songwriter Neil Diamond in the upcoming bio-musical A Beautiful Noise. The world premiere is set to begin previews June 21 at the Emerson Colonial Theatre in Boston.

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February 28, 2022

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Regional
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May We All to Feature Songs by Kacey Musgraves, Dolly Parton, More

This summer’s shaping up to be a honky-tonking good time. May We All: A New Country Musical will feature songs by a lengthy roster of superstars, including Kacey Musgraves, Dolly Parton, Miranda Lambert, Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, and Florida Georgia Line. Also lending their songs to the jukebox musical are Brooks & Dunn, Chris Stapleton, Jessica Andrews, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Little Big Town, LOCASH, Old Dominion, Runaway June, Sara Evans, Tim McGraw, and Zac Brown Band. FGL’s Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard will also debut two original songs in the score. 

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February 28, 2022

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New York
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Jessica Vosk, Bonnie Milligan, Bryonha Marie Parham, More Set for AMPLIFY 2022

A slew of Broadway stars are set to perform songs created by female and nonbinary musicians at Maestra Music’s Amplify 2022 concert later this month. The lineup features Jessica Vosk, Mikaela Bennett, Bonnie Milligan, Michael Maliakel, Darius de Haas, Grace McLean, Elizabeth Stanley, Heidi Blickenstaff, Bryonha Marie Parham, Lourds Lane, and Kennedy Caughell. The performers will sing tunes created by Micki Grant, Alanis Morissette, Jeanine Tesori, Shaina Taub, and more. Directed and hosted by Kate Baldwin, the concert will also feature stories and conversations about theatre and the performing arts industry. Music director Julianne B. Merrill and associate music director Emily Erickson will lead a band made up entirely of Maestra members.

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February 28, 2022

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Off-Broadway
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Caissie Levy, Bebe Neuwirth, Ashley Blanchet, More Cast in THE BEDWETTER

Tony winner Bebe Neuwirth, Broadway alums Ashley Blanchet and Caissie Levy, and more have been cast in the upcoming world premiere of The Bedwetter. The musical begins previews April 30 at Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater ahead of a May 23 opening night. Rounding out the star-studded cast in the Off-Broadway production are Rick Crom, Charlotte Elizabeth Curtis, Zoe Glick, Darren Goldstein, Charlotte MacLeod, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Margot Weintraub, and Emily Zimmerman. The Bedwetter features a book by Joshua Harmon and Sarah Silverman, lyrics by Silvermand and the late Adam Schlesinger, music by Schlesinger, choreography by Byron Easley, and direction by Anne Kauffman. David Yazbek serves as a creative consultant.

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February 28, 2022

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Calling All Artists! Beetlejuice Announces Broadway Fan Contest

Beetlejuice is going beyond haunted houses and graveyards to include its many fans in the show. The Broadway musical is now accepting fan art to include on a mural outside the Marquis Theatre in the alley between 46th and 47th Streets in NYC. The move expands upon Beetlejuice’s popularity with the TikTok generation thanks to its catchy tunes and kooky characters. 

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February 28, 2022

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Cort Theatre Renamed as James Earl Jones Theatre on Broadway

The Shubert Organization has renamed the Cort Theatre on Broadway to the James Earl Jones Theatre, recognizing the EGOT winner for his contributions to the performing arts industry. The theatre is currently undergoing renovations and is set to reopen this summer, with a dedication ceremony to follow. 

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February 28, 2022

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