January 6, 2020 at 8:26 am #1203265972
Fresh off of his run in the Chicago production, Miguel Cervantes will be joining the Broadway production of Hamilton as Alexander Hamilton in about two months.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Miguel-Cervantes-Will-Lead-HAMILTON-on-Broadway-20200106January 7, 2020 at 8:20 am #1203268280
An open casting call will be held for Jason Robert Brown’s new musical Farewell My Concubine (based on the 1993 film of the same name) on January 9 ahead of its developmental reading next month. http://www.playbill.com/article/open-call-will-be-held-for-new-jason-robert-brown-musical-farewell-my-concubineJanuary 9, 2020 at 7:54 pm #1203273180
Matt Lucas will be taking over the role Monsieur Thenadier in the West End production of Les Miserables for six weeks while Gerard Carey is on vocal rest. http://www.playbill.com/article/matt-lucas-temporarily-replaces-gerard-carey-in-london-production-of-les-miserables
Matt Lucas has exited the production due to a back injury. Ian Hughes will now be taking over the role of Monsiuer Thenadier until Gerard Carey returns in late February. http://www.playbill.com/article/ian-hughes-replaces-injured-matt-lucas-and-gerard-carey-in-london-production-of-les-miserablesJanuary 10, 2020 at 7:03 am #1203273631
A number of new cast members are set to join the West End production of Come From Away on February 10th.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/COME-FROM-AWAY-Announces-New-West-End-Cast-20200110January 10, 2020 at 4:02 pm #1203274632
Emma Pittman will be making her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in the long-running revival of Chicago later this year.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Emma-Pittman-to-Make-Broadway-Debut-as-Roxie-Hart-in-CHICAGO-20200110January 11, 2020 at 8:20 pm #1203275993
Erika Henningsen will be departing the Broadway production of Mean Girls on February 22nd.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Erika-Henningsen-Set-Departure-Date-From-MEAN-GIRLS-20200111January 15, 2020 at 6:06 am #1203285622
McKenzie Kurtz & Ciara Renée will both be joining the Broadway production of Frozen as Anna & Elsa on February 18th.
Ryan McCarten will also be joining the cast that day as Hans.
https://twitter.com/FrozenBroadway/status/1217451835616890880January 17, 2020 at 7:09 am #1203288957
Walter Bobbie, Brooke Shields, Marsha Mason, and Jill Eikenberry will star in two benefit readings of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart’s The Man Who Came To Dinner, with one reading taking place at the Bucks County Playhouse on February 5 and the other at the WP Theater on February 10. Marsha Mason will also serve as director. http://www.playbill.com/article/brooke-shields-and-walter-bobbie-will-star-in-benefit-readings-of-the-man-who-came-to-dinnerJanuary 21, 2020 at 11:59 am #1203296915
Michael James Scott will be returning to the Broadway production of Aladdin as The Genie on February 28th.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Michael-James-Scott-Will-Be-Returning-to-ALADDIN-as-Genie-in-February-20200121January 21, 2020 at 8:28 pm #1203298031
Michael Urie, Kathleen Chalfant, and Marsha Mason will star in Keen Company’s benefit reading of Arsenic And Old Lace on February 24. http://www.playbill.com/article/michael-urie-kathleen-chalfant-and-marsha-mason-tapped-for-benefit-performance-of-arsenic-old-laceJanuary 22, 2020 at 12:52 pm #1203299232
Rachel Tucker will be reprising her Olivier Award nominated role(s) in the Broadway production of Come From Away starting on March 3rd (which also happens to be my birthday).
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Rachel-Tucker-Will-Join-Cast-of-COME-FROM-AWAY-as-Beverly-Bass-20200122January 31, 2020 at 6:05 am #1203321397
Original cast member Kate Rockwell will be departing the Broadway production of Mean Girls on March 8th. No replacement has been announced yet.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Original-Cast-Member-Kate-Rockwell-To-Depart-MEAN-GIRLS-in-March-20200130February 1, 2020 at 5:44 am #1203323472
Grey Henson will also be playing his final performance as Damian on March 8. No word yet on who will replace him, either. https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Original-Cast-Member-Grey-Henson-To-Depart-MEAN-GIRLS-in-March-20200131February 3, 2020 at 2:07 pm #1203328512
New slate of casting has been announced for the third year of the Broadway production of Harry Potter & the Cursed Child (which includes original cast member Paul Thornley returning to the role of Ron Weasley). They will all begin performances on March 18th.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Breaking-Brady-Dalton-Richards-James-Romney-More-Will-Join-HARRY-POTTER-AND-THE-CURSED-CHILD-on-Broadway-20200203February 3, 2020 at 2:09 pm #1203328517
Three-time Emmy nominee Dot-Marie Jones will become the very first woman to play the role of Dennis Dupree in Rock of Ages when she joins the current Off-Broadway production from February 24th-April 19th.
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