May 1, 2019 at 1:08 pm #1202876035
New cast members have been announced for the London production of Mamma Mia! http://www.playbill.com/article/londons-mamma-mia-will-welcome-new-principal-players-in-juneMay 2, 2019 at 7:03 pm #1202878146
Additional casting for the London concerts of Les Miserables at the Gielgud Theatre has been announced. http://www.playbill.com/article/rob-houchen-and-bradley-jaden-join-michael-ball-carrie-hope-fletcher-alfie-boe-for-les-miserables-concerts-at-the-gielgudMay 2, 2019 at 7:11 pm #1202878165
Former Guiding Light stars Robert Newman and Grant Aleksander will join the cast of the long-running Off-Broadway show Perfect Crime, with Newman playing from May 2-8 and May 24-June 16 and Aleksander from May 10-22 and June 17-30. http://www.playbill.com/article/guiding-lights-robert-newman-and-grant-aleksander-join-perfect-crimeMay 3, 2019 at 1:44 pm #1202879023
Maria Friedman will succeed Judy Kuhn as Golde in the London production of Fiddler On The Roof beginning on June 18, while Anita Dobson will succeed Louise Gold as Yente. http://www.playbill.com/article/maria-friedman-to-join-london-fiddler-on-the-roof-revival-as-goldeMay 7, 2019 at 9:35 pm #1202884536
Sierra Boggess, Joshua Dela Cruz, Steven Eng, Ali Ewoldt, Thom Sesma and more will star in two stage readings of the musical Dancers At A Waterfall, which features a score by David Shire and Richard Maltby, Jr. on May 16. https://www.playbill.com/article/sierra-boggess-joshua-dela-cruz-more-set-for-dancers-at-a-waterfall-workshopMay 8, 2019 at 11:38 am #1202885322
Vanessa Carlton will be joining the Broadway cast of Beautiful as Carole King on June 27th.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194981/vanessa-carlton-to-make-broadway-debut-in-beautiful-the-carole-king-musical/May 9, 2019 at 2:11 pm #1202887018
A private reading of the 2000 Tony nominated musical, The Full Monty, recently took place with quite an all-star cast.
http://www.playbill.com/article/stark-sands-debra-monk-adam-chanler-berat-more-took-part-in-a-the-full-monty-private-readingMay 9, 2019 at 2:14 pm #1202887043
Desi Oakley will be joining the Broadway production of Chicago as Roxie Hart for a total of six weeks of performances on three separate engagements.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Desi-Oakley-to-Razzle-Dazzle-in-CHICAGO-as-Roxie-Hart-20190509May 13, 2019 at 8:12 am #1202892000
Shoshana Bean has once again extended her run in the Broadway production of Waitress. Her final performance will now take place on July 7th.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/195804/shoshana-bean-adds-additional-month-to-broadway-run-in-waitress/May 14, 2019 at 11:39 am #1202893675
Frankie Valli’s real-life granddaughter, Olivia, will be joining the Off-Broadway cast of Jersey Boys as her grandmother, Mary DelGado on May 20th.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Walk-Like-A-Woman-Olivia-Valli-Granddaughter-of-Frankie-Valli-Joins-JERSEY-BOYS-20190514May 15, 2019 at 10:54 am #1202895086
The 24 Hour Plays has announced the first round of participants that will help them mark their anniversary with an intimate production of The 24 Hour Musicals on Monday, June 17th on the Irene Diamond Stage at the Pershing Square Signature Center.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Leslie-Kritzer-Bonnie-Milligan-Anthony-Rapp-and-More-Among-Cast-of-24-HOUR-MUSICALS-20190515May 16, 2019 at 4:19 am #1202895988
Charlie Pollock, who I got to see as Dan Goodman in a local production of Next to Normal, will be taking over for Jason Danieley as Philip Stuckey in the Broadway production of Pretty Woman on June 11th.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Charlie-Pollock-To-Join-The-Cast-of-PRETTY-WOMAN-As-Stuckey-20190516May 17, 2019 at 11:14 am #1202897792
Transport Group has announced initial casting for its upcoming concert staging of Sweet Charity. Which will feature Lauren Blackman, John Cariani, Matt Castle, Santino Fontana, Jessica Lee Goldyn, Rachel Bay Jones, Julie Klausner, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Beth Malone, Bonnie Milligan, Paolo Montalban, Anne L. Nathan, Scarlett Strallen, Natalie Toro, Alysha Umphress, Jacob Keith Watson, Kate Wetherhead.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Santino-Fontana-Rachel-Bay-Jones-Beth-Malone-and-More-Lead-Transport-Groups-SWEET-CHARITY-in-Concert-20190517May 17, 2019 at 11:23 am #1202897794
That concert looks terrific! I wish they’d tell what roles a lot of these people are singing. (Some they did but a lot they didn’t.)May 21, 2019 at 1:42 pm #1202903546
Lucie Jones and Ashley Roberts will both be joining the West End production of Waitress on June 17th.
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