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SOPHIE SUCKS FACE, Cradles the Heart — Review

Theatrely's review of Sophie Sucks Face from Sophie Zucker who tours the nightclub show across New York City.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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November 25, 2022

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Holiday
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2022 NYC Holiday Concert Guide for Theatre Fans 

Highlights include tribute concerts to Mariah Carey and A Muppet Christmas Carol, solo shows from Matt Doyle and Sam Pauly, and the Rockettes! 

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Dan Meyer

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November 18, 2022

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Following London Success, Immersive THE GREAT GATSBY Is Coming to NYC

The beloved production from Alexander Wright will play at the Park Central Hotel, with a transformed space evoking the roaring ‘20s of F. Scot Fitzgerald’s seminal novel. 

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Dan Meyer

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November 14, 2022

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FUNNY GIRL, SOME LIKE IT HOT, More Broadway Shows Set For 2022 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The stars of Broadway will take over 34th Street during the 96th annual parade broadcast on NBC November 24. 

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Dan Meyer

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November 1, 2022

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A PARADE For Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow — Review

Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry’s musical is playing at New York City Center through November 6.

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Kobi Kassal

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November 2, 2022

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HAMLET Smartly Traps the Audience in Its Madness – Review 

Thomas Ostermeier’s adaptation of the Bard’s deadly tale stars Lars Eidinger in the title role at BAM as part of the company's Next Wave Festival.

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Nolan Boggess

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October 31, 2022

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Watch BEETLEJUICE Cast Members Get Spooked at Haunted House

Elizabeth Teeter, David Josefsberg, Dana Steingold, and Kelvin Moon Loh all found themselves trapped in Blood Manor. The Broadway musical is currently celebrating 31 Days of Halloween.

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Dan Meyer

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October 21, 2022

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Winifred Sanderson Previews Live Concert With Broadway Hunks, Famous Villains, More

Jay Armstrong Johnson, in character as the lead of the Sanderson Sisters, reveals (almost) all ahead of the October 23 Broadway Cares spook-tacular at Sony Hall in NYC. 

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Dan Meyer

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October 19, 2022

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A LITTLE LIFE Is Bloody Trauma Turned Into Performance Art – Review

Ivo Van Hove’s stage adaptation of Hanya Yanagihara’s novel played at BAM’s Next Wave Festival over the weekend. 

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Nolan Boggess

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October 24, 2022

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Watch 2 Broadway Fans Complete a 5 Show Day With LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, TITANIQUE, More

Kate Reinking and Ashley Hufford traipsed all over NYC to complete the challenge. 

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Dan Meyer

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October 18, 2022

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Why L Morgan Lee is Stepping into the Director’s Chair 

The Tony nominee, currently starring in A Strange Loop, will direct Overheard at Theatre Row on October 16. The evening will feature a collection of 15 monologues by a heavy-hitting list of TNB2S+ playwrights. 

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Dan Meyer

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October 13, 2022

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Oscar Isaac and Rachel Brosnahan Will Star in Lorraine Hansberry Play at BAM

A NYC revival of The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window will play in 2023. Anne Kauffman directs.

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Dan Meyer

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October 6, 2022

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Gaten Matarazzo, Eddie Cooper, More Join PARADE at New York City Center

They join previously announced stars Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond for the Jason Robert Brown musical. Performances are scheduled for November 1-6. 

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Dan Meyer

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October 4, 2022

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FC Bergman’s 300 EL x 50 EL x 30 EL Shocks and Awes at BAM

The work is now playing at the Brooklyn institution’s Next Wave Festival. 

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Nolan Boggess

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September 29, 2022

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Day Off Diary: AS YOU LIKE IT's Ato Blankson-Wood

We caught up with Ato Blankson-Wood from The Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park presentation of As You Like It to spend an afternoon with him.

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Dan Meyer

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September 6, 2022

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Watch The 2022 ROGER REES AWARDS Livestream

The day has finally arrived! Tune in today, May 22, 2022 starting at 3:00pm EST for the 12th Annual Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance, streaming right here at Theatrely. 

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DIANA: THE MUSICAL Star Jeanna de Waal Sets Return to 54 Below

The Broadway alum will play two concerts at the Broadway-adjacent stalwart club.

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Dan Meyer

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August 29, 2022

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Music
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7 Grooviest Broadway Songs on Skates 

Celebrate the debut of Discoasis this summer at the Wollman Rink in Central Park with some of the best Broadway songs that take place on wheels, like Xanadu, Starlight Express, and The Drowsy Chaperone.

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Kobi Kassal

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August 17, 2022

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Tonya Pinkins Will Lead A RAISIN IN THE SUN

The Robert O'Hara production of the American classic by Lorraine Hansberry will begin later next month.

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Kobi Kassal

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August 22, 2022

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Solange Knowles Will Compose Score for New York City Ballet World Premiere 

The “Losing You” and “Cranes in the Sky” singer will debut her work at the company’s Fall Fashion Gala.

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Dan Meyer

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August 16, 2022

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LEGERDEMAIN Marvels Downtown

A new intimate parlor show from the minds of Jonathan Levit and Benjamin Schrader is now running in the East Village of New York.

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Kobi Kassal

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August 11, 2022

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BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK Returns This August

One of New York’s most beloved events is returning this year to bring some Broadway joy to the park. Now in its 22nd year, Broadway in Bryant Park is back to bring performances from all over the Rialto for some free lunchtime fun. Taking place every Thursday in August starting at 11am, the annual presentation will include special performances from A Strange Loop, SIX, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Phantom of the Opera, Come From Away, Hadestown, and more. Don’t forget your lawn chairs, seating is first come, first serve. 

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Kobi Kassal

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July 18, 2022

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Too Special: Randy Graff Prepares for MR. SATURDAY NIGHT

Leading lady Randy Graff prepares for Mr. Saturday Night backstage at the Nederlander Theatre on Broadway.

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Michael Kushner

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July 16, 2022

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CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR STARRING THE RADIO CITY ROCKETTES Sets Return for Holidays in NYC

Plus, more dance magic is coming, with the world premiere of Sugar Hill: The Ellington/Strayhorn Nutcracker at New York City Center.

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Dan Meyer

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July 21, 2022

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How Black Women-Led Outdoor Productions of Shakespeare Took NYC by Storm This Summer

Robert O’Hara and Carl Cofield talk about directing Richard III and Twelfth Night, respectively, and shining a new light on Shakeaspeare.

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Nathan Pugh

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July 14, 2022

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Hillary Clinton Will Host Panel at BroadwayCon with Vanessa Williams, Julie White, and LaChanze

The former Secretary of State and U.S. Senator will lead a discussion on women in theatre. 

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Dan Meyer

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June 30, 2022

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Language Is King in Another Modern HAMLET — Review

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Robert Icke's adaptation of Hamlet starring Alex Lawther now in performance at the Park Avenue Armory.

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Joey Sims

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July 1, 2022

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Bernadette Peters and Sutton Foster Will Co-Host BROADWAY BARKS In-Person 

The adoption drive benefits NYC animal rescue groups. 

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Dan Meyer

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June 21, 2022

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Troy Anthony on Healing with THE REVIVAL at The Shed

Theatrely's spoke with Troy Anthony, the mind behind The Fire Ensemble and The Revival: Our Duty To Serve at the Shed.

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Juan Michael Porter II

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June 18, 2022

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Ruthie Ann Miles in A LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, Donna Murphy in DEAR WORLD, More Coming to Encores! 

Oliver! will round out the slate of programming along with the previously announced gala presentation of Parade in November. 

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Dan Meyer

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June 14, 2022

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A Spotlight on the 2022 Tony Nominees for Featured Actor in a Musical

These men are dressed to the nines ahead of Broadway’s Biggest Night on June 12.

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Joshua Henry and Norm Lewis Set for Friendly Battle in BROADWAY VS Concert 

The Tony nominees will sing from Once on This Island, Carousel, The Little Mermaid, and more. Amber Iman hosts the benefit for Broadway Advocacy Coalition.

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Dan Meyer

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June 2, 2022

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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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Dan Meyer

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May 23, 2022

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The 2022 Tony Nominees Sparkle in Diamond-Themed Portraits | Photo Journal 

Check out our complete collection, including photos of Joaquina Kalukango, Jennifer Simard, and Rob McClure. Dozens of nominees sat down with Theatrely on Tony nominees press day.

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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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Dan Meyer

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May 17, 2022

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INTO THE WOODS’ Breakout Kennedy Kanagawa on Milky White, Backstage Antics, More

Standing out among a star-studded cast that includes Heather Headley, Neil Patrick Harris, Gavin Creel, Denée Benton, and Sara Bareilles is no easy feat. Learn more about the Encores! production, now playing at New York City Center.

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Dan Meyer

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May 13, 2022

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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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Dan Meyer

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May 11, 2022

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Ethan Slater Blocked Stephen Sondheim From Sitting Down in ASSASSINS Rehearsals

The Tony nominee ended up face-to-face with the composer-lyricist by accident. Learn more from Ethan as Theatrely sits down to chat ahead of the Assassins benefit concert May 9 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on Broadway. 

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Dan Meyer

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May 6, 2022

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Neil Patrick Harris, Sara Bareilles, and All-Star Cast Chat INTO THE WOODS 

Get a sneak peek of Heather Headley, Shereen Pimentel, Gavin Creel, Julia Lester, and more in rehearsals for the New York City Center Encores! staging. Performances begin May 4. 

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Dan Meyer

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April 27, 2022

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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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Dan Meyer

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April 26, 2022

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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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Amanda Marie Miller

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April 21, 2022

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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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Dan Meyer

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April 13, 2022

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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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Dan Meyer

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March 24, 2022

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THE TAP DANCE KID Dusts Off Weary Shoes — Review

Theatrely's review of The Tap Dance Kid, the first of this year's Encores! season at New York City Center. With music by Henry Krieger and Robert Lorick, the production is directed by Kenny Leon and choreographed by Jared Grimes. The cast includes Alexander Bello, Joshua Henry, Trevor Jackson, Shahadi Wright Joseph, and more.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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February 3, 2022

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Tiler Peck Proves Ballet Is Accessible From Anywhere

Tiler Peck, The NYCB principal shares how a digital webclass turned into something more during the COVID-19 pandemic with Theatrely, as well as her upcoming New York City Center program Artists at the Center.

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Meg Masseron

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March 3, 2022

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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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Dan Meyer

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March 3, 2022

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Larry Owens: All Sondheim, All the Time

Actor Larry Owens is now set to take the stage at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall for Sondheimia. An intimate blend of personal history and finely-tuned musical performance he began developing in July 2020, it is the logical outlet for a lifelong obsession with the work of the late Stephen Sondheim.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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July 30, 2021

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

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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Kobi Kassal

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February 2, 2022

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Taylor Mac and Matt Ray’s Operetta Queers Socrates in THE HANG — Review

Theatrely's review of Taylor Mac's new opera The Hang which is now in performance at Here in New York City.

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Jerry Portwood

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February 1, 2022

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Immersive Walking Tour CHASING ANDY WARHOL Headed To East Village

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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Kobi Kassal

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January 26, 2022

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Robert Schneider On Producing Rarely-Produced Works with J2

Almost every theatre fan has their own “underground” favorite: a show that they fell in love with through things like cast recordings, but have never had the opportunity to see in person; a show that makes a fan wish they had a time machine, just so they could go back and see their favorite show on stage. J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company is looking to turn some of those dreams into reality. Every season, J2 presents short revivals of classic Broadway shows, most of which did not receive lengthy original runs in New York. The company gives audience members the opportunity to revisit these shows or, in some cases, see them for the first time while also utilizing emerging artists in New York City. Artistic director Robert Schneider said the idea to start J2 was born out of a conversation between him and executive producer Jim Jimirro, centered on their shared love of obscure musicals. 

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Kaitlyn Riggio

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January 11, 2022

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

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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Kobi Kassal

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December 8, 2021

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

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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Kobi Kassal

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October 31, 2021

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

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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Kobi Kassal

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November 4, 2021

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Spilling BACKSTAGE TEA at Motel 23

Jarvis Derrell and Rob Morean are figures well-known in two distinct, but not entirely separate, New York social spheres: theatre and queer nightlife. The two friends are lifelong performers and personalities—Morean was an understudy in the Broadway revival of Torch Song Trilogy, and Derrell is perhaps best known for his “She Has Had It!” Instagram account—who can often be seen toasting each others’ theatrical nature around the NYC queer scene.They’ve now partnered up to host Backstage Tea, a weekly Broadway-themed cabaret at Motel 23, a gay cocktail lounge which opened last year in Chelsea. The show promises well-known stars and up-and-coming performers “singing their favorite songs, answering your burning questions, and spilling all the tea,” with their first lineup featuring J. Harrison Ghee (Mrs. Doubtfire, Kinky Boots) and Danny Peter Smith, and future guests including Jelani Remy (Ain’t Too Proud, The Lion King) and Sojourner Brown.The Monday night residency at first seems unlikely programming for the revelrous club perhaps best known for hosting Lil Nas X’s SNL after-party, so I spoke with Derrell and Morean ahead of their first performance to get the scoop on their ambitious plan. 

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Juan A. Ramirez

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October 4, 2021

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Nikiya Mathis on SEMBLANCE At NYTW

At a first glance, it may not seem like the worker at your local Sweetgreen has much in common with the Vice President of the United States. But a theatrical installation with New York Theatre Workshop is looking to challenge that idea. Written and directed by Whitney White, “Semblance” explores how Black women are perceived in society and challenges audiences to think about how they encounter Black women in everyday life. Nikiya Mathis, who stars in “Semblance,” says the show is a portrait of Black women, examining how Black women are perceived by others and how these perceptions line up with who these women really are. 

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Kaitlyn Riggio

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October 4, 2021

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SUN & SEA Makes Its Way To The Shores of America — Review

It was fitting that I had to brave a superstorm to get to the theatre to see Sun & Sea, an opera about the impending climate disaster at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. After a critically acclaimed run in Europe, the piece has made its way to the shores of America. “Sun & Sea” plays its final performance at BAM on September 26. Following that, it will embark on a nationwide tour including stops in Philadelphia, Bentonville, AR, and Los Angeles.

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Noah Pattillo

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September 26, 2021

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Curtain Up! Celebrates Broadway’s Return With Jimmy Awards Reunion Concert | Photo Journal

Earlier this evening, the future of Broadway congregated on the main stage of Curtain Up! as alumni of the Jimmy Awards returned to perform classics of Broadway old and new. Host Jelani Alladin of Hercules and Frozen fame welcomed fans and ushered in a new era for the Great White Way. The concert featured performances from Bryson Battle, John Clay III, Sofia Deler, Caitlin Finnie, Elena Holder, Lily Kaufmann, McKenzie Kurtz, Sam Primack, Josh Strobl, and Ekele Ukegbu.

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Kobi Kassal

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September 17, 2021

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SPEAKEASY MAGICK at the McKittrick Hotel Astounds — Review

Situated in the McKittrick’s Club Car, a dark and hazy locale with dim lights and alcohol flowing, guests are sat at tables with half a dozen or so chairs and might I add some delicious popcorn at Speakeasy Magick. Our review.

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Kobi Kassal

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September 15, 2021

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BroadwayCon 2022 Returns In-Person This Upcoming February

The beloved theatre convention BroadwayCon will return to New York City at The Manhattan Center & The New Yorker Hotel on February 18 through February 20 of next year. 

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Kobi Kassal

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September 15, 2021

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A Night On The Town: BROADWAY PLUS Celebrates 5 Years

This past Thursday evening, Broadway Plus celebrated their 5th anniversary with a star-studded party atop Manhattan’s Skylark rooftop lounge. The night began with a lively red carpet session, where attendees posed cheerfully together at what is likely one of their first red carpets of the past year-and-a-half. Beloved Broadway actors Tamar Greene of Hamilton, Andrea Macasaet of Six, and Max von Essen of Anastasia, are just some of the many stars that posed for photos before eventually making their way to the main floor for an endless array of drinks and hors d'oeuvres.

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Meg Masseron

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August 29, 2021

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THEATRE FOR ONE: HERE IS FUTURE Is What We Need Right Now — Review

I had not seen a micro-play before this afternoon, but let me tell you, after experiencing the sextet of micro-plays at Theatre for One: Here is Future at Brookfield Properties’ Manhattan West Plaza, I can confidently say I’m a micro-play stan.

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Noah Pattillo

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August 15, 2021

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Sara Bareilles, Christian Borle, Heather Headley, Ashley Park Lead INTO THE WOODS Gala for New York City Center

New York City Center today announced the first set of casting for the 2022 Encores! season and the Spring Gala | Encores! Into the Woods on the opening night of the production, May 4.

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Zack Reiser

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August 16, 2021

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Elena Holder and Bryson Battle Chat Winning THE 2021 JIMMY AWARDS

We spoke the 2021 Jimmy Award Winners Elena Holder and Bryson Battle all about their experience and what comes next!

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Kobi Kassal

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August 12, 2021

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THE WOMAN IN BLACK Is Headed Back To The McKittrick Hotel This October

Susan Hill’s The Woman in Black is headed back to the McKittrick Hotel, home of Sleep No More. Performances are set to begin October 21, with an opening night set for October 24. This production had a previous run at the McKittrick back in January of 2020. 

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Kobi Kassal

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August 10, 2021

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See The Stars at THE SHOW MUST GO ON Red Carpet Premiere

On Monday evening, the Majestic Theatre opened its doors for the first time since March 12, 2020 for the premiere of The Show Must Go On, a new documentary from theater director Sammi Cannold. See the stars arrive on the red carpet.

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Kobi Kassal

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August 10, 2021

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Getting Personal with Amber Iman

About midway through the first night of her Feinstein’s/54 Below residency, Amber Iman, a performer perhaps best known for her roles in Shuffle Along and Hamilton, said she “hates musical theatre, but loves not being homeless.” She was (sort of) kidding but, with a setlist that barely even touched the Broadway songbook, proved her talents brighter than a midtown marquee.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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August 12, 2021

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MERRY WIVES: Falstaff & Chill — Review

Juan A. Ramirez reviews Jocelyn Bioh's adaptation of The Merry Wives of Windsor currently playing at the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park — a celebratino of the joyful pan-African spirit.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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August 10, 2021

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Jim Petosa on Potomac Theatre Project's Virtual Summer Season

After over three decades of producing thought-provoking and politically aware theatre that delves into topical and timely issues, Potomac Theatre Project continues its work with three virtual productions as part of its 34th year. Founded in Washington, D.C., in 1987, PTP was created with the primary goal of creating a theatre company that focused on politically charged pieces and allowed theatre to be used as a place to have deeper conversations about the human condition. Jim Petosa, PTP’s co-founder and co-artistic director, said that PTP’s early productions focused on issues such as Social Darwinism, the AIDS epidemic and corporate greed, all of which were hot-button issues around the time of PTP’s founding. While the themes and focuses of PTP productions have changed over time, PTP’s dedication to exploring timely issues has remained the same.

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Kaitlyn Riggio

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August 2, 2021

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THEATRE FOR ONE: HERE IS THE FUTURE Returns to In-Person Performances at West Plaza Beginning August 5

Performances of Theatre for One, the sensational and intimate theatrical experience that brings together one actor and one audience member will be presented by Arts Brookfield at New York City’s newest dynamic destination for food, culture, retail, and hospitality Manhattan West, located at 9th Avenue between 31st and 33rd Street.

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Zack Reiser

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July 28, 2021

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SHOWSTOPPERS! SPECTACULAR COSTUMES FROM STAGE AND SCREEN Adds Costumes from HAMILTON and More Broadway Shows

It was announced today that the Costume Industry Coalition’s new exhibition, Showstoppers! Spectacular Costumes from Stage & Screen, has added both extraordinary costumes and exciting partners to their summer spectacle, running from August 5 – September 26 at 234 West 42nd Street. Tickets are on sale now and are available at ShowstoppersNYC.com.

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Zack Reiser

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July 27, 2021

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A Chat with Playwright E. Dale Smith on FRUMA-SARAH (WAITING IN THE WINGS)

E. Dale Smith is a true theatre lover. The New Jerseyan playwright has had works produced around the country and is now back in New York with Fruma-Sarah (Waiting In The Wings), a comedic look at an aging community theater star waiting for her big entrance in Fiddler on the Roof.

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Kobi Kassal

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July 23, 2021

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Brian Stokes Mitchell, Grace McLean, Michael R. Jackson and More to Perform in Concert-Cabaret Series for Lincoln Center's RESTART STAGES

Lincoln Center Theater will inaugurate its concert/cabaret series as part of Restart Stages, Lincoln Center’s initiative to bring back the performing arts to New York, this week when it presents Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell in his new concert Out with the Old, In with the New beginning this Wednesday, July 21 through Friday, July 23 at 8pm at the Restart Stage at Damrosch Park. LCT’s concert/cabaret series will continue the week of August 15 with LCT Summersongs, intimate performances at the Isabel and Peter Malkin Stage at Hearst Plaza, which will feature Tony Award winner John Gallagher, Jr., the married composing and performing couple The Bengsons, singer-songwriter-playwright Grace McLean and her band Grace McLean & Them Apples, and Michael R. Jackson, Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of A Strange Loop.

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Zack Reiser

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July 19, 2021

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MERRY WIVES in The Park Cancels Performances due to Positive COVID Test

According to The Public Theater’s Twitter account and notice online, earlier today a member of the production of Merry Wives from Shakespeare in the Park tested positive for Covid-19.

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Kobi Kassal

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July 21, 2021

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SPEAKEASY is Sexy Fun in Times Square — Review

As you descend the stairs into Bond 45’s cellar, you are immediately handed a rather delicious craft cocktail (the first of five) and shown to your seats for an unforgettable evening of burlesque and belting at Speakeasy: Times Square

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Kobi Kassal

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July 18, 2021

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FRUMA-SARAH Ready For Her Close-Up — Review

In E. Dale Smith’s new one-act play Fruma-Sarah (Waiting in the Wings), Jackie Hoffman stars as Ariana Russo, an embittered actor playing the ghost Fruma-Sarah in a community theatre production of Fiddler on the Roof.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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July 15, 2021

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New York City Center Announces 2021-22 Season

New York City Center President & CEO Arlene Shuler today announced a full calendar of programming for the 2021 – 2022 season, reopening the landmark theater to the public in October 2021.

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Zack Reiser

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July 13, 2021

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Playbill’s GLIMMER OF LIGHT celebrates Pride, Hope, and Community

Last Thursday, Playbill held their first-ever concert in celebration of Pride month, Glimmer of Light. The event was also one of the first large gatherings associated with the return of New York City’s theatre industry since the onset of the pandemic over a year ago.

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Meg Masseron

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June 24, 2021

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CO/LAB Turns 10...And Is Only Getting Started

The New York City-based organization dedicated to providing individuals with developmental disabilities a space in the theatre arts celebrated its 10th anniversary with a virtual festival and benefit. The 10th anniversary celebrations focused on honoring CO/LAB’s past and present accomplishments as well as looking into the future.

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Kaitlyn Riggio

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June 23, 2021

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Alex Birsh Talks GLIMMER OF LIGHT, Live Concert at Radial Park

New York is all abuzz with Pride festivities this June. We sat down with Alex Birsh, Vice President and COO of Playbill, to talk about their first live, in-person production at Radial Park.

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Zack Reiser

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June 8, 2021

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PHOTOS: Hundreds Advocate Change at The MARCH ON BROADWAY

Earlier today, hundreds took to the streets of New York to demand accountability within the theatre industry. Organized by Courtney Daniels and Nattalyee Randall, the march advocated for change and greater protection from Actor’s Equity as well as to protest producer Scott Rudin’s actions and call for his removal from the Broadway League.

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Kobi Kassal

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April 22, 2021

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PHOTOS: Get An Inside Peak At THE DRAMA BOOK SHOP

Get an inside look at the new Drama Book Shop which opens to the public June 10 in New York City.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 8, 2021

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THE DRAMA BOOK SHOP is Reopening! Thomas Kail and David Korins Chat The Importance of This New York Landmark

The Drama Book Shop—a storied purveyor of scripts and other theatre-related products—will open its doors in a new location on West 39th Street. Owners Lin-Manuel Miranda, director Thomas Kail, lead producer Jeffrey Seller, and theatre-owner James L. Nederlander are excited to share it with New York once more.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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June 8, 2021

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Kristin Chenoweth Joins Laura Benanti, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Jordan, and More on THE BROADWAY CRUISE

The Broadway Cruise is pleased to welcome Kristin Chenoweth to the all-star line-up, performing a concert and doing a Q&A talk back during a stop in Norfolk. Join your favorite Broadway stars and creative luminaries for the inaugural sailing of The Broadway Cruise, a roundtrip cruise from NYC to Bermuda, April 9-14, 2022. 

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Zack Reiser

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June 8, 2021

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Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Returns Live on October 3

The biggest day of the year for Broadway fans will return - in person - on Sunday, October 3, 2021, as Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ much-anticipated Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction will once again take to the streets of New York City’s Theater District.

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Zack Reiser

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June 3, 2021

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Immersive PERSOU In Chelsea Leaves Room For More — Review

"Persou" is currently running at The Cell Theatre in Chelsea until June 12th.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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June 3, 2021

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The Public Theater Extends Shakespeare In the Park MERRY WIVES

The Public Theater announced today that Free Shakespeare in the Park will return this summer with the delightful comedy MERRY WIVES, adapted by award-winning Jocelyn Bioh and directed by Associate Artistic Director and Resident Director Saheem Ali.

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Zack Reiser

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June 3, 2021

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Vincent Van Gogh’s Vision Prevails Through the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit at Pier 36

As New York City enters its long anticipated reopening phase, it seems fitting that the first large-scale art attraction to welcome visitors is the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit at Pier 36 in Manhattan. 

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Meg Masseron

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June 2, 2021

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Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Kahyum Kim, Brandon J. Ellis, and More Join Cast of SEVEN DEADLY SINS

Today, Tectonic Theater Project and Madison Wells Live announced casting for Seven Deadly Sins, the sexy and adventurous outdoor theatrical experience, coming to New York City’s Meatpacking District.

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Zack Reiser

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June 1, 2021

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TodayTix Originals Brings Back BROADWAY AT TAVERN Featuring Concerts from Ariana DeBose, Shoshana Bean

TodayTix Originals is bringing Broadway back to Tavern on the Green with Broadway at Tavern, a special series of live concerts from stars of the New York stage under the stars at New York’s most iconic eatery. Safely reuniting Broadway’s best artists with audiences, this exclusive TodayTix Originals concert series will launch on Tuesday, May 25 at 8:30pm ET with a one-night-only performance by original Hamilton cast member and star of Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, Tony Award nominee Ariana DeBose, followed by performances on Tuesday, June 8 & Wednesday, June 9 at 8:30pm ET by Broadway star and recording artist, Shoshana Bean.

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Zack Reiser

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May 13, 2021

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Rock-Baroque Farce MY CYRANO To Play Two Nights at West Park

New Wave Arts in association with Salon Z announced today the latest installation in their “Inspired by Baroque” Series, a two-night-only premiere of My Cyrano, an improvisation featuring extracts from Edmond Rostand’s classic heroic comedy Cyrano de Bergerac and extracts from the poem “My Cyrano” by Tanya Lebedinskaya.

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Zack Reiser

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May 10, 2021

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David Korins Joins Team of IMMERSIVE VAN GOGH, Premieres June 10 at New York's Pier 36

Immersive Van Gogh, the highly-anticipated art installation, today announced via a virtual press conference that it will open June 10 at Pier 36 (299 South St.) a 70,000-square-foot facility located on Manhattan’s Lower East Side with views of the East River, the Brooklyn skyline and the Manhattan and Williamsburg bridges. Recently announced Creative Director New York David Korins, the award-winning designer of numerous Broadway hits including Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen, also released additional details about his plans for the exhibit. Scheduled to open on June 10, a new block of tickets will go on sale to the public Saturday, April 24 at 10 a.m. ET. The initial block of tickets sold out.

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Zack Reiser

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April 27, 2021

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Critically Acclaimed Immersive THE GREAT GATSBY to Make US Debut This Fall

Immersive Everywhere’s critically acclaimed immersive production of The Great Gatsby, created and directed by Alexander Wright, will make its American debut this Fall in New York City. Venue and casting to be announced at a later date.

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Zack Reiser

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April 20, 2021

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Charity Angel Dawson, F. Michael Haynie, Brian Charles Johnson to Lead Broadway at the Drive-In's THE BLUES BROTHERS at Radial Park

Radial Park Founder and CEO Jeremy Shepard (Stark Production Group), along with producing partner Marco Shalma (Round Seven Media), today announced the cast for this Spring’s iconic, blockbuster, fan-favorite film, The Blues Brothers, the latest “Broadway at the Drive-In” cinemersive experience at Radial Park as it continues its residency at Halletts Point Play, graciously provided by the Durst Organization.

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Zack Reiser

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April 20, 2021

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Producer Scott Rudin Apologizes for Pain He Has Caused, Will Step Back From Theatrical Productions

“Much has been written about my history of troubling interactions with colleagues, and I am profoundly sorry for the pain my behavior caused to individuals, directly and indirectly,” wrote Scott Rudin in a statement.

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Kobi Kassal

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April 17, 2021

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SHADOW/LAND a Stunning First Entry in Public’s ‘Katrina Cycle’ — Review

Erika Dickerson-Despenza’s play shadow/land, presented as an audio production for the Public Theater, is a tremendous new work. As the first installment of an epic 10-play ‘Katrina cycle,’ it signals the beginning of what promises to be a staggering achievement in theatre which concerns itself with race, ecology, queer feminism, and human displacement.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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April 16, 2021

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FRAGMENTS, A LIVE AUDIO STORY Returns for 12 Performances in May

The performance art piece Fragments, a live audio story will return this spring, playing three successive weekends in May. Featuring a stunning array of live dance, video projections, original composition, and a timeless story, Fragments has been adapted in accordance with current New York State health guidelines.

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Zack Reiser

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April 9, 2021

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Billy Porter, Kelli O’Hara, Renée Elise Goldsberry, and More Announced For MCC’s MISCAST21

MCC Theater has announced part of the lineup for their upcoming Miscast 21, which will premiere on Saturday, May 16, 2021 on the theater’s YouTube channel.

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Kobi Kassal

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April 5, 2021

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Tony Award-Nominee Montego Glover and Quentin Earl Darrington to Lead BEYOND THE VEIL for Resounding

Resounding, the immersive-audio entertainment company, announced today casting for the world premiere live outdoor performance and simulcast of Beyond the Veil, an original ghost thriller by Steve Wargo, as part of the month-long residency at the theatrical drive-in experience Radial Park at Halletts Point Play.

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Zack Reiser

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March 29, 2021

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