January 29, 2019 at 5:20 pm #1202754853
Jane Bruce joins the cast of The Other Josh Cohen starting tonight, while Cathryn Wake will join next week on February 5. http://www.playbill.com/article/jane-bruce-and-cathryn-wake-to-join-the-other-josh-cohen-off-broadwayJanuary 29, 2019 at 5:39 pm #1202754863
Stephanie Torns is once again returning to Waitress, where she’ll begin performances alongside Joey McIntyre on February 4. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194735/stephanie-torns-to-join-joey-mcintyre-in-waitress-on-broadway/January 29, 2019 at 5:42 pm #1202754868
Janet Krupin will step into the public reading of Significant Other, replacing Cathryn Wake, who has left to join the cast of The Other Josh Cohen. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194739/odds-ends-lindsay-mendez-gavin-creel-to-sing-on-three-points-of-contact-concept-album-more/January 31, 2019 at 4:12 pm #1202757199
On March 4th, Lincoln Center Theater will be presenting a benefit concert of Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot directed by Bartlett Sher. The cast includes Lin-Manuel Miranda as King Arthur, Solea Pfeiffer as Guenevere, Jordan Donica as Sir Lancelot, Dakin Matthews as Merlyn, Ruthie Ann Miles as Nimue, Ethan Slater as Mordred, Julie White as Morgan Le Fey, and Jenn Colella, Jason Danieley, & Bonnie Milligan as three of The Knights of the Round Table.
I wonder if this could be Lincoln Center’s next musical revival after My Fair Lady. I remember producing artistic director André Bishop talked about exploring the Rodgers & Hammerstein catalogue with South Pacific and The King & I. Could they be exploring the Lerner & Loewe catalogue next?February 3, 2019 at 10:05 am #1202760191
Veronica Dunne, who made her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in Chicago in 2016, will return to the role from February 12-March 24. http://www.playbill.com/article/veronica-dunne-will-return-to-broadway-cast-of-chicagoFebruary 3, 2019 at 10:15 am #1202760212
Veteran Avenue Q cast member Veronica J. Keuhn will reprise her role as Kate Monster/Lucy starting on February 18. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194777/veronica-j-kuehn-will-return-to-off-broadways-avenue-q/February 5, 2019 at 7:00 pm #1202762685
Michael Ball, who originated the role of Marius in the original West End production of Les Miserables, will return to the show, this time as Javert, for a 16-week concert run at London’s Gielgud Theatre starting on August 10. Additionally, Alfie Boe will be returning to the production as Jean Valjean. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194808/west-end-star-michael-ball-sets-return-to-les-miserables-after-34-years/February 6, 2019 at 10:22 pm #1202763907
Pose star Ryan Jamaal Swain will join the cast of Choir Boy as a member of the ensemble as well as an understudy for the role of Pharus starting on February 26. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194813/pose-star-ryan-jamaal-swain-to-join-cast-of-broadways-choir-boy/February 8, 2019 at 9:48 am #1202765234
A stage musical adaptation of Jon Krakauer’s 1996 bestselling novel, Into the Wild, is in the works. A private reading is being held today with a cast that includes Jennifer Laura Thompson, Michael Park, John Ellison Conlee, John Cullum, Ryan Foust, Amber Gray, Gizel Jiménez, Nehal Joshi, and Ryan McCartan.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194839/jennifer-laura-thompson-michael-park-set-for-star-packed-reading-of-into-the-wild-musical/February 10, 2019 at 3:48 pm #1202769345
Original [title of show] cast members Hunter Bell, Susan Blackwell, Heidi Blickenstaff and Jeff Bowen will reunite for a concert performance of the show on March 11 at the Broadhurst Theatre. http://www.playbill.com/article/title-of-show-broadway-reunion-concert-to-play-the-broadhurstFebruary 11, 2019 at 9:02 am #1202772088
Laura Benanti has now extended her run in the Broadway revival of My Fair Lady through July 7th.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194746/laura-benanti-extends-run-in-my-fair-lady-on-broadway/February 11, 2019 at 3:03 pm #1202772575
Damn it, I just finished filling all my show slots for my spring trip. I would love to see Benanti in that role.February 12, 2019 at 9:02 am #1202773406
Krystina Alabado will be taking over for Tony nominee Ashley Park in the Broadway production of Mean Girls on March 12th.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194863/krystina-alabado-to-join-mean-girls-on-broadway-ashley-park-sets-exit-date/February 13, 2019 at 12:21 pm #1202774853
The Broadway production of Wicked will be welcoming two new principal cast members within the next month. Michael McCormick (who I got to see go on for David Hyde Pierce as Horace Vandergelder in Hello, Dolly!) will be taking over for Kevin Chamberlin as The Wizard this Monday night. Gizel Jiménez will be taking over for
Kristen Martin as Nessarose on March 12th.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Michael-McCormick-and-Gizel-Jimnez-to-Journey-to-Oz-in-WICKED-This-Spring-20190213February 14, 2019 at 3:40 pm #1202776425
Kara Lindsay will be returning to the role of Cynthia Weil in the Broadway production of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on March 14th.
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