May 27, 2022 at 12:06 pm #1204965528
Tonight’s performance of Aladdin at The New Amsterdam Theatre has been canceled due to illness in the company. Which has now happened three days in a row.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/ALADDIN-Cancels-Tonights-Performance-Due-to-Illness-in-the-Company-20220527May 31, 2022 at 1:41 pm #1204968661June 1, 2022 at 1:25 pm #1204969762June 1, 2022 at 5:43 pm #1204970032
Casting has been announced for the musical The Magnificent Seven, which despite its title, is not a stage adaptation of the iconic 1960 Western film, but rather about the 1996 U.S. Women’s Olympic Gymnastic Team. Performances will run at Theatre Row from July 7-17. https://www.playbill.com/article/broadway-alums-caitlin-kinnunen-libby-servais-allison-posner-more-to-star-in-off-broadways-the-magnificent-sevenJune 3, 2022 at 8:54 am #1204971686
The postponed Off-Broadway revival of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof will now take place at the Theater at St. Clement’s from July 15-August 14. https://www.playbill.com/article/first-off-broadway-production-of-cat-on-a-hot-tin-roof-announces-summer-datesJune 3, 2022 at 8:57 am #1204971695
The Shakespeare in the Park production of Richard III will now begin preview performances on June 21. https://www.playbill.com/article/the-public-theater-delays-previews-of-richard-iii-at-the-delacorteJune 3, 2022 at 9:18 am #1204971718
Casting has been announced for Irish Repertory Theatre’s production of the musical The Butcher Boy, which will run from July 21-September 11. https://www.playbill.com/article/q-smith-shaakirah-nazim-harris-bryce-valle-more-set-for-readings-of-new-musical-when-we-get-thereJune 6, 2022 at 7:34 am #1204973966
Casting has been announced for the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Kinky Boots.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Callum-Francis-Christian-Douglas-Danielle-Hope-and-More-Will-Lead-KINKY-BOOTS-Off-Broadway-20220606June 7, 2022 at 11:33 am #1204975186June 9, 2022 at 10:24 am #1204977425June 9, 2022 at 10:26 am #1204977430
The Brooks Atkinson Theatre (which is currently home to Six) will be renamed for Lena Horne.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Brooks-Atkinson-Theatre-to-Be-Renamed-for-Lena-Horne-First-Broadway-Theatre-to-Be-Named-After-a-Black-Woman-20220609June 9, 2022 at 10:45 am #1204977455
It’s great to see theater legends of color getting houses named for them.
But there is one person who deserves the honor more than any other, and that is Harold Prince. Perhaps the Majestic, where his Phantom of the Opera has been holding court since Moses was a baby, could be renamed?June 9, 2022 at 5:11 pm #1204978281
Fat Ham will extend its run again until July 17. https://playbill.com/article/fat-hams-off-broadway-run-receives-3rd-extension-at-the-publicJune 9, 2022 at 7:41 pm #1204978410June 13, 2022 at 6:11 pm #1204982587
Kara Young will star in Classical Theatre of Harlem’s production of Twelfth Night that will run from July 5-29. https://www.playbill.com/article/clydes-tony-nominee-kara-young-will-star-in-classical-theatre-of-harlems-twelfth-nightNot now
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