October 17, 2019 at 9:08 am #1203141094
Nickelodeon will be presenting the SpongeBob SquarePants musical on TV with most of the original Broadway cast reprising their roles this December.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/197270/the-spongebob-musical-live-on-stage-featuring-broadway-cast-to-air-on-nickelodeon/October 18, 2019 at 1:44 pm #1203142914
Several Broadway alums have joined the cast of Liesl Tommy’s upcoming Aretha Franklin biographical film starring Jennifer Hudson titled Respect. Which are Audra McDonald, Heather Headley, Hailey Kilgore, Tituss Burgess, Saycon Sengbloh, and Forest Whitaker.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/197298/audra-mcdonald-heather-headley-hailey-kilgore-tituss-burgess-to-join-jennifer-hudson-in-aretha-franklin-biopic-respect/October 21, 2019 at 8:30 am #1203145709
More Broadway is coming to Netflix as the live filming of Mike Birbiglia’s recent one-man show, The New One, will be launching on the streaming platform on November 26th.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/197306/mike-birbiglias-broadway-solo-comedy-the-new-one-to-appear-on-netflix/October 24, 2019 at 8:17 am #1203150541
Tony nominee Amber Gray has been cast in Oscar winner Barry Jenkins’ upcoming Amazon Prime miniseries, The Underground Railroad.
https://deadline.com/2019/10/amber-gray-the-underground-railroad-amazon-limited-series-broadway-hadestown-1202767310/October 24, 2019 at 5:35 pm #1203151454
Two-time Tony winner Katie Finneran is among the newly announced cast members for an upcoming film from Blumhouse.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Katie-Finneran-Alan-Ruck-Join-Upcoming-Blumhouse-Film-20191024October 25, 2019 at 6:13 am #1203152025
BroadwayHD has announced their new slate of content coming next month.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/BroadwayHD-Announces-November-Lineup-Including-PUTTING-IT-TOGETHER-Starring-Carol-Burnett-NUNSENSE-and-More-20191025October 28, 2019 at 7:48 am #1203155862
Colton Ryan has joined the cast of the Sara Bareilles-Jessie Nelson TV show Little Voice. https://deadline.com/2019/10/apple-sara-bareilles-jj-abrams-little-voice-music-series-shalini-bathina-brittany-ogrady-colton-ryan-sean-teale-1202768October 28, 2019 at 7:51 am #1203155866
Jefferson Mays will guest-star on the November 1 episode of The Blacklist. http://www.playbill.com/article/tony-winner-jefferson-mays-tapped-for-guest-role-on-the-blacklistOctober 28, 2019 at 3:33 pm #1203156501
Fellow Broadway alums Rebecca Naomi Jones (who is currently in the revival of Oklahoma!) and Patrice Covington have both been cast in the previously announced Genius: Aretha starring Cynthia Erivo as the Queen of Soul.
Covington previously appeared in the most recent Broadway revival of The Color Purple starring Erivo.October 29, 2019 at 9:19 am #1203157491
We’re getting another film adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, which will be a musical directed by Bill Condon with an original score by Stephen Schwartz.
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.hollywoodreporter.com/amp/heat-vision/bill-condon-disney-team-musical-imagining-a-christmas-carol-1250509October 29, 2019 at 7:55 pm #1203158356
Tony nominees Noma Dumezweni and Cristin Milioti have joined the cast of the HBO Max series Made For Love. https://deadline.com/2019/10/made-for-love-noma-dumezweni-cast-hbo-max-series-based-novel-1202770952/October 29, 2019 at 8:11 pm #1203158373
Sutton Foster will be guest-starring on A Million Little Things. https://tvline.com/2019/10/29/a-million-little-things-sutton-foster-cast-season-2-chloe/October 30, 2019 at 8:31 am #1203158924
It’s official, Andrew Garfield will be starring in the Lin-Manuel Miranda-directed film adaptation of Tick, Tick… Boom!.
https://deadline.com/2019/10/andrew-garfield-lin-manuel-miranda-rent-playwright-jonathan-larson-tick-tick-boom-netflix-1202772429/October 31, 2019 at 9:57 am #1203160620
On December 22, CBS will broadcast A Home for the Holidays with Idina Menzel. This holiday series focuses on the stories of children in foster care and spotlights a different musical performer each year. Tony winner Menzel will perform songs from her new Christmas album with guest performers such as NE-YO and Adam Lambert.October 31, 2019 at 8:20 pm #1203161326
Helen Mirren and Jim Broadbent will star in the film The Duke, which will be written by Richard Bean. https://deadline.com/2019/10/jim-broadbent-helen-mirren-art-heist-story-the-duke-greenlit-pathe-afm-1202770727/
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