May 10, 2018 at 1:38 pm #1202544894
Well, they sure settled that legal dispute pretty quick. I’m surprised they picked the Shubert Theatre for it to play in. They usually play really big scale musical productions. I (and I’m sure many others) assumed that once Hello, Dolly! closed, Moulin Rouge! would probably be playing there following its run in Boston. I guess Scott Rudin is really hoping the legacy of the book and the film will create huge ticket sales.
May 15, 2018 at 1:10 pm #1202547626
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Jim Parsons is on temporary medical leave from The Boys In The Band after sustaining a minor foot fracture on May 12. He is expected to return sometime this week. Until then, his understudy Matt McGrath will fill in for him. http://www.playbill.com/article/jim-parsons-temporarily-out-of-broadways-boys-in-the-bandMay 15, 2018 at 6:16 pm #1202547781
Looks like Jim Parsons will be returning to The Boys In The Band tonight. http://www.playbill.com/article/jim-parsons-returns-to-the-party-in-broadways-boys-in-the-band-tonightMay 17, 2018 at 10:34 am #1202549061
Roundabout Theatre Company will be presenting an off-Broadway revival of George Furth & Stephen Sondheim’s legendary flop, Merrily We Roll Along, in collaboration with the Fiasco Theatre.
It was also the musical that was recently presented in the first third of Lady Bird.
May 18, 2018 at 12:51 pm #1202549689
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KPOP is aiming for an Off-Broadway return next year. http://www.playbill.com/article/kpop-musical-aims-for-2019-off-broadway-return
Also, next year, On Your Feet! will be heading across the pond to the UK for two limited engagements: one at Curve, Leicester from June 3-8, and the other at the London Coliseum from June 14-August 31. http://www.playbill.com/article/on-your-feet-will-play-london-in-2019May 23, 2018 at 10:12 am #1202552566
Three-time Tony nominee Andy Karl is set to take on another iconic film role in a musical as he’ll be taking over for Steve Kazee in the upcoming Broadway production of Pretty Woman.
Not to mention that he’ll once again be working with his wife, Orfeh.May 24, 2018 at 11:26 am #1202553253
Paul Schneider will be completing the cast of the upcoming Broadway premiere of Straight White Men.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Paul-Schneider-Completes-Cast-of-Josh-Charles-and-Armie-Hammer-Led-STRAIGHT-WHITE-MEN-20180524May 31, 2018 at 7:08 pm #1202557015
The very first Broadway production of the 2018-19 season has opened! How could The Boys in the Band fare at next year’s Tony Awards?
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Review-Roundup-Critics-Weigh-In-on-THE-BOYS-IN-THE-BAND-on-Broadway-20180531May 31, 2018 at 11:29 pm #1202557065
It has opened WAY too early to be remembered for next year’s Tonys so forget about that. The reviews have been mixed too. Some calling it dated and some calling it renewed.June 4, 2018 at 3:12 pm #1202558870
To commemorate the show’s opening, Broadway.com did an interview with one of the original production’s cast members, Laurence Luckinbill. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/192356/original-star-laurence-luckinbill-on-the-risk-and-reward-of-the-boys-in-the-band/June 6, 2018 at 8:04 am #1202559732
Looks like there’ll be a double dose of Harry Potter on Broadway this fall as Daniel Radcliffe will be starring opposite Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale in a new play titled The Lifespan of a Fact.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/192160/daniel-radcliffe-cherry-jones-bobby-cannavale-will-return-to-broadway-in-the-lifespan-of-a-fact/June 6, 2018 at 6:48 pm #1202560108
Danny Wolohan and Neal Huff have joined the cast of To Kill A Mockingbird as Boo Radley and Link Deas, resepctively. http://www.playbill.com/article/broadways-to-kill-a-mockingbird-taps-danny-wolohan-and-neal-huffJune 6, 2018 at 7:05 pm #1202560112
Moulin Rouge! will extend its Boston run for two weeks until August 19. http://www.playbill.com/article/broadway-aimed-moulin-rouge-extends-boston-runJune 7, 2018 at 6:04 pm #1202560707
Tony winner Joan Allen will be returning to Broadway in the upcoming production of Kenneth Lonergan’s The Waverly Gallery.
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