September 17, 2019 at 3:51 pm #1203083119
Arnie Burton, Ben Davis, Alison Fraser, Talene Monahon, Max Gordon Moore, Amelia Pedlow, Nick Wyman, and Evan Yionulis will star in a reading of George Bernard Shaw’s Arms And The Man at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater on October 28. http://www.playbill.com/article/arnie-burton-ben-davis-alison-fraser-more-set-for-reading-of-arms-and-the-manSeptember 18, 2019 at 2:24 pm #1203085162
Cynthia Nixon, Amy Berryman, Brooke Bloom, Charlotte Graham, Jackie Sanders, Chris Stack, Carmen Zilles, Monique Coleman, Ana Gasteyer, Jenn Lyon, Kathy Najimy, and Jeff Biehl will star in a benefit reading of Paula Kamen’s documentary play Jane: Abortion And The Underground on September 24. http://www.playbill.com/article/cynthia-nixon-ana-gasteyer-kathy-najimy-more-will-be-part-of-benefit-reading-of-jane-abortion-and-the-undergroundSeptember 18, 2019 at 3:13 pm #1203085328
Deborah S. Craig, Hannah Elless, and Wyatt Fenner will star in a reading of Steve Yockey’s play Pluto as part of the Circle Series at Circle in the Square Theatre on September 23. http://www.playbill.com/article/deborah-s-craig-and-hannah-elless-will-head-cast-of-pluto-reading-at-circle-in-the-squareSeptember 18, 2019 at 3:25 pm #1203085359
Elizabeth Rodriguez, Sakina Jaffrey, Kathleen Chalfant, David Schwimmer, Malina Weissman, and Arian Moayed are among the stars who are lending their voices to the Flores Exhibits, a series of short videos that amplify the voices of children being held in detention facilities on the U.S.-Mexico border. The project is a collaboration between the theater company Waterwell and the Broadway Advocacy Coalition. http://www.playbill.com/article/successions-arian-moayed-kathleen-chalfant-and-more-read-testimonies-of-children-held-in-detentionSeptember 23, 2019 at 2:49 pm #1203098588
Lesli Margherita and Emma Williams will reprise their roles from the 2008 West End production of Zorro: The Musical in a concert at London’s Cadogan Hall on February 23 alongside Ricardo Afonso. http://www.playbill.com/article/lesli-margherita-emma-williams-and-ricardo-afonso-to-star-in-london-concert-of-zorro-the-musicalSeptember 24, 2019 at 4:51 pm #1203100782
Patti Murin & Caissie Levy will both be leaving their respective roles of Anna and Elsa in the Broadway production of Frozen on February 16th, 2020.
https://www.theatermania.com/broadway/news/patti-murin-and-caissie-levy-to-exit-frozen_89838.htmlSeptember 25, 2019 at 1:31 pm #1203102656
Alexandra Billings will be joining the Broadway cast of Wicked as Madame Morrible on January 20th, 2020, making her the first trans performer to have ever played the role.
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/transparent-star-alexandra-billings-join-broadways-wicked-1243414September 25, 2019 at 8:16 pm #1203103769
The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills star Erika Jayne will make her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in Chicago from January 6-March 29. http://www.playbill.com/article/real-housewives-of-beverly-hills-erika-jayne-to-make-broadway-debut-in-chicagoSeptember 26, 2019 at 5:58 am #1203104175
The Actors Fund will present a benefit reading of The Tale Of The Allergist’s Wife on November 18. The show’s playwright, Charles Busch, will take on the titular role, originally played by Linda Lavin on Broadway. Meanwhile, Linda Lavin will play the role of Freida, while original Broadway cast members Michele Lee, Tony Roberts, and Anil Kumar will reprise their original roles. http://www.playbill.com/article/charles-busch-will-star-in-the-tale-of-the-allergists-wife-to-benefit-actors-fundSeptember 26, 2019 at 6:02 am #1203104185
Cynthia Nixon, Jumaane Williams, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Chinasa Ogbuagu, Chinaza Uche, and Marjolaine Goldsmith will star in a reading of The King Lear Project on October 2 at the Edie Windsor SAGE Senior Center. The evening will be a presentation of certain scenes from King Lear that are meant to engage audiences in critical discussions on elder care, dementia, and elder abuse. http://www.playbill.com/article/cynthia-nixon-to-star-as-lear-in-the-king-lear-projectSeptember 26, 2019 at 6:12 am #1203104210
Debra Messing, Billy Porter, Larry David, Tony Goldwyn, Jonah Platt, and more will participate in a live reading of The Mueller Report at Los Angeles’ Saban Theatre on October 21. http://www.playbill.com/article/emmy-winners-debra-messing-and-billy-porter-to-star-in-live-reading-of-mueller-reportSeptember 29, 2019 at 10:04 am #1203111956
Courtney Jamison, Marié Botha, Andrew Goebel, Mary E. Hodges, Sean Boyce Johnson, Deanna Supplee, and Gillian Williams will star in a reading of Lorraine Hansberry’s To Be Young, Gifted And Black at the Circle in the Square Theatre on September 30. http://www.playbill.com/article/lorraine-hansberrys-to-be-young-gifted-and-black-will-receive-50th-anniversary-reading-at-circle-in-the-squareSeptember 30, 2019 at 5:08 pm #1203114719
Casting has been announced for a concert production of Jesus Christ Superstar at Tokyo’s Tokyu Theatre Orb from October 11-14, which includes Declan Bennett as Jesus, Ramin Karimloo as Judas, Joanna Ampil as Mary Magdalene, Songha as King Herod, Soma Suzuki as Caiaphas, Telly Leung as Peter, Robert Marien as Pilate, Naoto Kaiho as Simon, and Aaron Walpole as Annas. http://www.playbill.com/article/ramin-karimloo-declan-bennett-joanna-ampil-telly-leung-set-for-tokyo-jesus-christ-superstar-in-concertOctober 2, 2019 at 7:06 pm #1203118348
Andy Karl, Michael Feinstein, Liz Callaway, and Lily Rasmussen will participate in the concert event Celebrating Stephen Sondheim At 90: His World And Music at Carnegie Hall on October 23. http://www.playbill.com/article/andy-karl-joins-celebrating-stephen-sondheim-at-90-his-world-and-his-music-at-carnegie-hall
Additionally, Katrina Lenk will be starring in another Sondheim-themed concert, Celebrating Sondheim, with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra on December 31 at the David Geffen Hall, which will be broadcast on PBS as part of Live From Lincoln Center. Lonny Price will direct the event while Alexander Gemignani will make his New York Philharmonic conducting debut. http://www.playbill.com/article/katrina-lenk-to-headline-ny-philharmonics-celebrating-sondheim-new-years-concertOctober 3, 2019 at 7:54 am #1203119050
New slate of casting has been announced to join the Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird On November 5th. Which includes Nina Grollman as Scout, Taylor Trensch as Dill, Kyle Scatliffe as Tom Robinson, Eliza Scanlen as Mayella Ewell, LisaGay Hamilton as Calpurnia, Russell Harvard as Link Deas and Boo Radley, Tony nominee Manoel Felciano as Horace Gilmer, M. Emmet Walsh as Judge Taylor, Patricia Conolly as Mrs. Dubose, Christopher Innvar as Sheriff Heck Tate, William Youmans as Mr. Roscoe and Dr. Reynolds, and ensemble members Rosalyn Coleman, Gene Gillette, Luke Smith and Yaegel T. Welch.
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