December 9, 2018 at 5:39 pm #1202695928
Classic Stage Company will be staging two radically reworked revivals of August Strindberg plays this winter that will run at the same time. One of them will be Miss Julie, which in this case will be set in post-apartheid South Africa. The other is The Dance Of Death, with a new translation by Conor McPherson, which will be directed by Victoria Clark. Cast and crew for both shows has also been announced. http://www.playbill.com/article/elise-kibler-and-james-udom-to-star-in-post-apartheid-mies-julie-at-cscDecember 10, 2018 at 2:01 pm #1202697106
Casting has been announced for Ray Yamanouchi’s play The American Tradition, which will be presented by the New Light Theater Project from January 25-February 16. http://www.playbill.com/article/exclusive-world-premiere-of-the-american-tradition-finds-its-castDecember 10, 2018 at 2:34 pm #1202697130
Tony nominee Johanna Day will star in Emmy nominee Stephen Belber’s new play Joan at HERE Arts Center from January 19-February 16. http://www.playbill.com/article/johanna-day-to-lead-world-premiere-of-joan-off-broadwayDecember 11, 2018 at 9:54 am #1202697804
Daniel ‘Rudy’ Ruettiger (who was the subject of the 1993 film, Rudy) is set to do a one-night solo show at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on February 11th, 2019 titled Dream Big: Rudy Ruettiger Live on Broadway.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194355/daniel-rudy-ruettiger-inspiration-for-1993-film-rudy-to-lead-one-night-solo-play-on-broadway/December 11, 2018 at 5:00 pm #1202698268
Gabby Beans, Marceline Hugot and Ismenia Mendes will star alongside the previously announced Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Karen Kandel and Lucy Taylor in Marys Seacole. http://www.playbill.com/article/full-cast-announced-for-jackie-sibblies-drurys-marys-seacole-at-lct3December 11, 2018 at 5:13 pm #1202698281
Ali Ewoldt will star as the titular character in Anne Of Green Gables: Part I at The Royal Family Performing Arts Space from January 24-February 11. http://www.playbill.com/article/phantoms-ali-ewoldt-to-star-in-world-premiere-of-anne-of-green-gables-part-iDecember 12, 2018 at 5:48 pm #1202699791
Complete casting has been announced for the Off-Broadway transfer of the Yiddish production of Fiddler On The Roof. Previews begin on February 11 at Stage 42 with opening night set for February 21. http://www.playbill.com/article/yiddish-fiddler-on-the-roof-sets-full-cast-for-off-broadway-transferDecember 12, 2018 at 6:07 pm #1202699809
Fabulation, Or The Re-Education Of Undine is being extended another week until January 13. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194364/additional-week-added-to-lynn-nottages-fabulation-or-the-re-education-of-undine-at-signature/December 13, 2018 at 10:54 am #1202700362
Signature Theatre has announced casting for their upcoming revival of Lynn Nottage’s By the Way, Meet Vera Stark.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194378/jenni-barber-jessica-frances-dukes-manoel-felciano-to-lead-signature-revival-of-by-the-way-meet-vera-stark/December 13, 2018 at 8:43 pm #1202700856
Back in May, I reported that Oscar nominee Isabelle Huppert will star as the titular character in Florian Zeller’s new play The Mother at Atlantic Theater Company. The rest of the cast has been announced, and they include Chris Noth, Justice Smith and Odessa Young. The show will run from February 20-April 7. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/isabelle-huppert-return-new-york-stage-mother-1168980
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Olivier winner Giles Terera has been cast in the Old Vic’s upcoming production of Arthur Miller’s The American Clock.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194386/olivier-winning-hamilton-star-giles-terera-joins-rachel-chavkins-an-american-clock-at-the-old-vic/December 15, 2018 at 7:26 am #1202701981
Slave Play opened to mostly positive reviews from critics, with the exception of The Wrap’s Thom Geier. https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Review-Roundup-Read-the-Reviews-For-New-York-Theatre-Workshops-SLAVE-PLAY-20181210December 15, 2018 at 7:32 am #1202701984
Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas’ new play Recent Alien Abductions will play at Walkerspace from February 21-March 24. http://www.playbill.com/article/jorge-ignacio-cortinas-recent-alien-abductions-to-play-off-broadwayDecember 15, 2018 at 7:49 am #1202701994
Ronnie Marmo’s solo show I’m Not A Comedian…I’m Lenny Bruce will extend until January 25. http://www.playbill.com/article/ronnie-marmos-lenny-bruce-solo-show-extends-off-broadwayDecember 15, 2018 at 8:08 am #1202702011
Irish Repertory Theatre will be doing a retrospective on playwright Sean O’Casey by staging three of his works: The Shadow Of A Gunman, Juno And The Paycock, and The Plough And The Stars. http://www.playbill.com/article/irish-rep-to-kick-off-2019-with-sean-ocasey-retrospective
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