December 15, 2018 at 7:30 am #1202701983
Critics have weighed in on the Off-Broadway production of Clueless, and they were mostly disappointed, with the overall consensus being that the show adapts the style, but not the substance of the original movie. https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Review-Roundup-The-Critics-Weigh-In-On-Dove-Cameron-in-CLUELESS-THE-MUSICAL-20181211December 15, 2018 at 8:17 am #1202702014
Broadway.com did this recent interview with Bonnie Langford about her role as Dorothy Brock in the recent West End revival of 42nd Street.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194390/west-end-star-bonnie-langford-on-diva-behavior-and-jumping-from-42nd-street-to-9-to-5/December 15, 2018 at 11:59 am #1202702150
The Ferryman has no competition.December 18, 2018 at 8:51 am #1202705114
The entire Off-Broadway cast of Be More Chill will be reprising their roles in the upcoming Broadway transfer.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/BE-MORE-CHILL-Brings-Entire-Off-Broadway-Cast-Along-for-Upgrade-to-Broadway-20181218December 18, 2018 at 5:37 pm #1202705584
Roundabout has announced that Jack O’Brien has replaced Gregory Mosher as director of the All My Sons revival. Hard pass.December 18, 2018 at 6:30 pm #1202705632
Two bits of London news:
The original West End cast of the musical Six, which tells the stories of the six wives of King Henry VIII, will reprise their roles in the show’s encore engagement at the Arts Theatre from January 17-May 5. http://www.playbill.com/article/catherine-mccormack-joins-the-ferryman-on-broadway-december-18
Also, casting has been announced for Githa Sowerby’s play Rutherford And Son, which will play at the Crucible Lyceum Studio from February 8-23. http://www.playbill.com/article/cast-complete-for-rutherford-and-son-at-sheffield-theatresDecember 20, 2018 at 12:32 pm #1202707049
Additional casting for the London production of All About Eve has been announced. http://www.playbill.com/article/see-whos-joining-gillian-anderson-and-lily-james-in-west-end-all-about-eveJanuary 7, 2019 at 5:41 pm #1202724934
All About Eve has now completed its cast. http://www.playbill.com/article/cast-complete-for-west-end-all-about-eve-starring-gillian-anderson-and-lily-jamesJanuary 7, 2019 at 5:43 pm #1202724936
Complete casting for Home, I’m Darling has been announced. http://www.playbill.com/article/cast-complete-for-west-end-transfer-of-laura-wades-home-im-darlingJanuary 8, 2019 at 9:40 am #1202725797
Tony nominee Carmen Cusack (Bright Star) is set to play the starring role of Mrs. Sally Adams in City Center Encores’ upcoming staging of Call Me Madam from February 6th-10th. The rest of the cast includes Ben Davis, Adam Heller, Carol Kane, Stanley Wayne Mathis, Brad Oscar, Michael Benjamin Washington, and Lauren Worsham.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194517/carmen-cusack-to-star-in-call-me-madam-at-city-center-encores/January 9, 2019 at 8:13 am #1202727458
Choir Boy opened last night, and the critical response has been mostly positive.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Review-Roundup-Did-Critics-Sing-The-Praises-Of-CHOIR-BOY-On-Broadway-20190108January 9, 2019 at 2:01 pm #1202727911
Speaking of Choir Boy, Manhattan Theatre Club has just announced a one week extension.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/MTC-Extends-CHOIR-BOY-Through-Feb-24th-20190109January 12, 2019 at 7:36 am #1202730749
Complete casting for the West End production of Waitress has been announced. http://www.playbill.com/article/cast-complete-for-londons-waitress-with-katharine-mcphee-and-jack-mcbrayer
As well as The Twilight Zone. http://www.playbill.com/article/cast-set-for-west-end-bow-of-the-twilight-zone-stage-adaptationJanuary 12, 2019 at 7:42 am #1202730753
Doctor Who star Alex Kingston will star in the West End premiere of Joshua Harmon’s play Admissions, which will run at Trafalgar Studios from February 28-May 25. Following its London bow, the production will then tour the U.K. http://www.playbill.com/article/doctor-whos-alex-kingston-to-star-in-west-end-premiere-of-admissionsJanuary 12, 2019 at 7:43 am #1202730754
The London production of Six, initially scheduled to be a limited engagement until May 5, will extend its run for another six months until January 6, 2020. http://www.playbill.com/article/royal-pop-musical-six-extends-london-return-engagement
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