August 19, 2019 at 7:29 am #1203029860
Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman’s musical Harmony will make its New York stage debut at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene from February 11-March 29. http://www.playbill.com/article/barry-manilow-and-bruce-sussmans-harmony-will-play-off-broadways-national-yiddish-theatre-folksbiene
A reading for it was held last week. The cast included Jessie Mueller, Kate Baldwin, Jarrod Spector, Rob McClure, Reeve Carney, Nicholas Barasch, and John Behlmann.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Jessie-Mueller-Jarrod-Spector-Rob-McClure-More-Take-Part-in-Reading-of-Barry-Manilows-HARMONY-20190819August 19, 2019 at 5:49 pm #1203030834
Primary Stages will no longer be producing Billy Porter’s Untitled Sex Project during its upcoming season due to scheduling conflicts; in its place, it will produce Clarence Coo’s On That Day In Amsterdam. http://www.playbill.com/article/primary-stages-adds-clarence-coos-on-that-day-in-amsterdam-to-20192020-seasonAugust 19, 2019 at 5:53 pm #1203030839
MasterVoices has announced its 2019-2020 season lineup, which includes a presentation of the rarely-seen George Gershwin musical Let ‘Em Eat Cake with an all-star cast including Bryce Pinkham, Christopher Fitzgerald, Kevin Chamberlin, Chuck Cooper, Fred Applegate, and Solea Pfeiffer, as well as a staging of the iconic opera Carmen featuring a new English translation of its libretto by Sheldon Harnick. http://www.playbill.com/article/bryce-pinkham-christopher-fitzgerald-and-solea-pfeiffer-tapped-for-gershwin-musical-let-em-eat-cake-at-carnegie-hallAugust 20, 2019 at 6:27 pm #1203032641
Casting has been announced for the world premiere of Barbara Hammond’s play Terra Firma, which will begin performances at the Rose Nagelberg Theatre at the Baruch Performing Arts Center on September 27. http://www.playbill.com/article/world-premiere-of-barbara-hammonds-terra-firma-finds-its-off-broadway-castAugust 20, 2019 at 6:29 pm #1203032645
Complete casting has been announced for the musical The Wrong Man. http://www.playbill.com/article/full-cast-unveiled-for-ross-golan-musical-the-wrong-manAugust 21, 2019 at 2:21 pm #1203033848
Casting has been announced for the musical All Hallows Eve, which will play a limited run at the Connelly Theatre from October 18-November 2. http://www.playbill.com/article/cast-set-for-limited-run-of-off-broadways-horror-musical-all-hallows-eveAugust 21, 2019 at 2:23 pm #1203033854
Casting has been announced for the London premiere of Laura Wade’s play The Watsons, based on the unfinished Jane Austen novel. The show will run at the Menier Chocolate Factory from September 20-November 16. http://www.playbill.com/article/cast-complete-for-london-run-of-laura-wades-the-watsons-directed-by-samuel-westAugust 21, 2019 at 2:29 pm #1203033863
Casting has been announced for Bedlam’s production of The Crucible. http://www.playbill.com/article/2019-henry-hewes-design-award-honorees-announcedAugust 22, 2019 at 8:11 am #1203034936
New York City Center has announced select casting for their upcoming 2020 Encores! season.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Encores-Sets-Cast-for-2020-Season-Alexandra-Socha-Victoria-Clark-Kate-Baldwin-Ashley-Park-20190822August 22, 2019 at 3:46 pm #1203035297
Elayne Boosler, Janeane Garofolo, Judah Friedlander, Judy Gold, and Hari Kondabolu are some of the comedians who will be performing at the comedy festival Make America Laugh Again at the Theater at St. Clement’s from September 3-21. http://www.playbill.com/article/elayne-boosler-janeane-garafolo-and-more-will-make-american-laugh-againAugust 22, 2019 at 4:18 pm #1203035333
The Drama Club NYC will be staging a revival of Stephen Karam and PJ Paparelli’s play Columbinus at The Actors Temple this fall. http://www.playbill.com/article/stephen-karam-and-pj-paparellis-columbinus-to-play-off-broadwayAugust 22, 2019 at 4:20 pm #1203035340
Jaymes Jorsling’s play (A)loft Modulation, which will feature a live jazz band that will improvise every night, will play at the Mezzanine Theatre at A.R.T./New York Theatres from September 26-October 27. http://www.playbill.com/article/jaymes-jorslings-jazz-play-a-loft-modulation-to-premiere-off-broadwayAugust 22, 2019 at 4:22 pm #1203035344
Make Believe will extend its run for an additional week until September 22. http://www.playbill.com/article/make-believe-extends-off-broadwayAugust 22, 2019 at 4:24 pm #1203035359
Michael Benjamin Washington will star in a production of Anna Deavere Smith’s monologue play Fires In The Mirror at the Signature Theatre from October 22-November 24. http://www.playbill.com/article/michael-benjamin-washington-to-perform-landmark-anna-deavere-smith-play-off-broadwayAugust 22, 2019 at 4:40 pm #1203035414
Broadway.com did an interview with Matthew Needham about his role as Arnold Beckoff in the London production of Torch Song. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/196707/london-torch-song-star-matthew-needham-on-making-harvey-fiersteins-iconic-protagonist-his-own/
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