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Betsy Wolfe will play her final performance in Waitress on January 9. http://www.playbill.com/article/betsy-wolfe-sets-departure-date-from-broadways-waitressNovember 30, 2017 at 4:39 pm #1202426271
Terrence McNally’s new Off-Broadway play Fire And Air has just revealed its all star-cast: Tony winner Douglas Hodge, Tony winner John Glover, Tony nominee Marin Mazzie, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and Oscar nominee Marsha Mason. http://www.playbill.com/article/douglas-hodge-marin-mazzie-and-more-to-star-in-fire-and-air-off-broadwayDecember 3, 2017 at 1:18 pm #1202428226
Sara Bareilles will return to the role of Jenna in Waitress from January 16-February 25. Meanwhile, Jason Mraz will extend his engagement as Dr. Pomatter for an additional two weeks until January 28. http://www.playbill.com/article/sara-bareilles-will-return-to-broadway-in-her-musical-waitress-jason-mraz-extends-his-limited-engagementDecember 5, 2017 at 1:30 pm #1202430240
Real Housewives Of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss will join the cast of Chicago as Mama Morton from January 15-March 11. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/190365/real-housewives-of-atlanta-star-kandi-burruss-to-make-broadway-debut-in-chicago/December 5, 2017 at 1:32 pm #1202430241
An actual New York Yankee, Reggie Jackson, has joined the cast of the Damn Yankees concert. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/190562/former-new-york-yankee-reggie-jackson-joins-roundabouts-starry-damn-yankees-concert/December 7, 2017 at 2:20 pm #1202432589
Original cast member, Courtney Reed will be giving her final performance as Jasmine in the Broadway production of Aladdin on January 10th as she sets out to join fellow original cast member, Adam Jacobs during the Los Angeles engagement of the national tour. Meanwhile, Adam’s sister, Arielle Jacobs will be joining the Broadway company, taking over for Reed as Jasmine on February 20th.
December 7, 2017 at 2:29 pm #1202432595
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Michael Luwoye, who is currently starring as the title character in the show’s national tour, will be taking over for Javier Munoz in the Broadway production of Hamilton this January…https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Michael-Luwoye-to-Take-His-Shot-in-HAMILTONs-Title-Role-on-Broadway-20171207December 14, 2017 at 4:01 pm #1202440596
This Is Us star Chrissy Metz will make her stage debut next year in a production of Neil Labute’s Fat Pig, which will run at the Geffen Playhouse from May 16-June 24. http://www.playbill.com/article/this-is-us-chrissy-metz-will-headline-neil-labutes-fat-pig-in-los-angelesDecember 14, 2017 at 4:03 pm #1202440597
Universal Theatrical Group is creating a stage musical adaptation of the 1992 film Death Becomes Her. Kristin Chenoweth will be playing Madeline, the role played by Meryl Streep in the film. No other cast members or creative team are attached at this time. http://www.playbill.com/article/death-becomes-her-musical-starring-kristin-chenoweth-in-meryl-streep-role-in-the-worksDecember 15, 2017 at 11:07 am #1202441253
Three-time Tony nominee Terrence Mann will star as Jerry Springer in the off-Broadway debut of Jerry Springer: The Opera opposite Tony nominee Will Swenson…
In other words, two former Javerts from Les Miserables will be appearing in a show together.December 18, 2017 at 7:09 pm #1202443808
Benny Elledge will make his Broadway debut tomorrow night in Waitress, succeeding Eric Anderson in the role of Cal. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/190738/benny-elledge-to-make-broadway-debut-in-waitress/December 19, 2017 at 8:50 am #1202444378
Quentin Earl Darrington & Merle Dandridge will both be taking contractual leave of absence from Once on This Island starting next month. Norm Lewis and Tamyra Gray will be filling in for them.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Norm-Lewis-and-Tamyra-Gray-to-Join-the-Cast-of-ONCE-ON-THIS-ISLAND-20171219December 27, 2017 at 9:06 am #1202449637
Now rumor has it that Audra McDonald could follow Bernadette Peters as the next Dolly Gallagher Levi in Hello, Dolly!…
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Rialto-Chatter-Will-Audra-McDonald-be-the-Next-Dolly-20171227December 27, 2017 at 7:07 pm #1202450068
Simon Jones will succeed Colin Hurley in the role of John Rich in Farinelli And The King beginning on January 9. http://www.playbill.com/article/simon-jones-to-join-broadways-farinelli-and-the-kingDecember 27, 2017 at 7:23 pm #1202450076
Tony winner Beth Leavel will play Mama Rose in a production of Gypsy at the Muny in St. Louis next summer from July 27 to August 2. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/190579/exclusive-beth-leavel-to-star-in-gypsy-at-the-muny/
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