March 11, 2019 at 12:03 pm #1202812601
Two classic works of theater will be coming to London this summer.
Noel Coward’s Present Laughter will play at the Old Vic Theatre starting on June 17. http://www.playbill.com/article/andrew-scott-to-star-in-present-laughter-at-londons-old-vic
Tennessee Williams’ Orpheus Descending will start off at Theatr Clwyd in Wales on April 15 before transferring to the Menier Chocolate Factory on May 9. http://www.playbill.com/article/full-cast-set-for-uk-production-of-orpheus-descendingMarch 12, 2019 at 11:10 am #1202813881
Could Hugh Jackman be returning to Broadway in a revival of The Music Man?
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Rialto-Chatter-Hugh-Jackman-Will-Return-To-Broadway-In-THE-MUSIC-MAN-20190312March 12, 2019 at 12:30 pm #1202813949
Getting tickets to that would be a bloodbath. You thought Telecharge had issues when Bette in Dolly! went on sale? Whoo boy.March 12, 2019 at 1:37 pm #1202814035
Casting has been announced for the world premiere of Playing Hot by Kevin Armento and C.A. Johnson, which traces the rise and fall of jazz pioneer Buddy Bolden. The show will play from April 18-May 12 at Theater 511. http://www.playbill.com/article/world-premiere-of-jazz-concert-party-play-playing-hot-finds-its-cast-off-broadwayMarch 12, 2019 at 1:40 pm #1202814041
The entire cast of Fairview will reprise their roles in an encore production at Theatre For A New Audience this summer from June 2-30. http://www.playbill.com/article/entire-cast-of-fairview-to-return-for-encore-run-off-broadwayMarch 13, 2019 at 1:43 pm #1202815375
Suzzanne Douglas will star in Chisa Hutchinson’s solo play Proof Of Love, which will begin performances at the Minetta Lane Theatre on May 7. The production will be recorded by Audible. http://www.playbill.com/article/suzzanne-douglas-to-star-in-chisa-hutchinsons-proof-of-love-at-minetta-laneMarch 14, 2019 at 7:01 pm #1202817010
Jason Donovan has joined the cast of the London revival of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as Pharaoh. This marks Donovan’s second time at the London Palladium in this show, having previously played Joseph in a production there in the early 1990s. http://www.playbill.com/article/jason-donovan-to-return-to-joseph-and-the-amazing-technicolor-dreamcoatthis-time-as-pharaohMarch 14, 2019 at 7:57 pm #1202817066
S. Asher Gilman’s new play Safeword will play at the American Theatre of Actors from April 11-July 7. http://www.playbill.com/article/safeword-from-the-creators-of-afterglow-to-debut-off-broadwayMarch 14, 2019 at 7:59 pm #1202817070
Maggie Siff and David Warshofsky will star in a revival of Sam Shepard’s Curse Of The Starving Class at the Signature Theatre from April 23-May 26. Tony nominee Terry Kinney will direct. http://www.playbill.com/article/billions-maggie-siff-and-more-tapped-for-signatures-revival-of-curse-of-the-starving-classMarch 14, 2019 at 8:08 pm #1202817094
After Alice By Heart closes, Grace McLean will star in the world premiere of the musical In The Green, for which she also wrote the book and score, at the Claire Tow Theater from June 8-August 4. http://www.playbill.com/article/in-the-green-from-the-great-comet-and-alice-by-hearts-grace-mclean-to-play-off-broadwayMarch 15, 2019 at 12:28 pm #1202817771
Petula Clark and Joseph Millson have joined the cast of the upcoming West End revival of Mary Poppins.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/195178/petula-clark-to-join-zizi-strallen-charlie-stemp-in-west-ends-mary-poppins/March 19, 2019 at 10:19 am #1202822128
The stage adaptation of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas will be returning to London’s West End this holiday season.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/195215/irving-berlins-white-christmas-to-play-holiday-run-in-londons-west-end/March 20, 2019 at 11:53 am #1202823363
Classic Stage Company has announced their 2019-20 season, which includes John Doyle doing another pared down production of a Stephen Sondheim classic.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/195231/stephen-sondheims-assassins-more-set-for-2019-2020-season-at-classic-stage-company/March 20, 2019 at 5:10 pm #1202823664
Newcomer Jac Yarrow will star as Joseph in the West End revival of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. http://www.playbill.com/article/newcomer-jac-yarrow-will-star-in-title-role-of-london-palladium-joseph-and-the-amazing-technicolor-dreamcoatMarch 20, 2019 at 5:43 pm #1202823701
Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Colin Woodell will star in a revival of Christopher Shinn’s Dying City at the Tony Kiser Theater this spring. Lila Neugebauer will direct. Previews being May 14 with opening night set for June 3. http://www.playbill.com/article/mary-elizabeth-winstead-and-colin-woodell-to-star-in-dying-city-at-second-stage
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