January 9, 2020 at 8:42 pm #1203273211
Casting has been announced for the production of Lawrence Wright’s play Camp David at Houston’s Alley Theatre that will run from February 14-March 15. Oskar Eustis will direct. http://www.playbill.com/article/casting-announced-for-oskar-eustis-directed-camp-david-at-alley-theatreJanuary 9, 2020 at 8:47 pm #1203273214
Andy Blankenbeuhler and Stephanie Klemons will serve as choreographers for the Peter Pan-inspired musical Fly, which begins performances at the La Jolla Playhouse on February 18. http://www.playbill.com/article/hamilton-duo-andy-blankenbuehler-and-stephanie-klemons-will-co-choreograph-peter-pan-inspired-fly
Casting has now been announced. http://www.playbill.com/article/the-proms-isabelle-mccalla-joins-peter-pan-inspired-musical-flyJanuary 11, 2020 at 8:07 pm #1203275973
William H. Macy, Fionnula Flanagan, Clark Gregg, David Paymer, and more will star in the world premiere of David Mamet’s new play The Christopher Boy’s Communion at Los Angeles’ Odyssey Theatre from February 13-23. Mamet will also direct the production. http://www.playbill.com/article/william-h-macy-fionnula-flanagan-more-cast-in-world-premiere-of-david-mamets-the-christopher-boys-communion
Let’s just hope for Mamet’s sake this is nowhere near a critical disaster as China Doll.January 13, 2020 at 11:11 am #1203281649
The upcoming musical, Broadway Vacation, will have its world premiere at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle this fall.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/seattle/article/BROADWAY-VACATION-THE-MUSICAL-Will-Premiere-at-Seattles-5th-Avenue-Theatre-in-Fall-2020-20200113January 14, 2020 at 7:50 am #1203283580
Kelsey Grammer will be leading a production of Sandy Wilson’s The Boy Friend in Toronto.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Kelsey-Grammer-Will-Lead-THE-BOY-FRIEND-In-Toronto-20200114January 15, 2020 at 4:44 pm #1203286995
A new biographical musical about Louis Armstrong titled A Wonderful World will premiere in Miami, Florida this spring.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/198125/louis-armstrong-bio-musical-a-wonderful-world-to-make-world-premiere-in-miami/January 16, 2020 at 8:12 am #1203287669
Joshua Bergasse’s new dance musical A Crossing will join Barrington Stage Company’s 2020 season lineup. http://www.playbill.com/article/barrington-season-will-include-new-joshua-bergasse-dance-musical-a-crossing-reed-birney-in-chester-bailey-moreJanuary 16, 2020 at 8:35 am #1203287697January 17, 2020 at 7:16 am #1203288968
Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel will direct the West Coast premiere of the musical Found at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, which begins previews on February 14 with an opening set for February 20. Casting and the rest of the creative team will be announced at a later date. http://www.playbill.com/article/broadway-director-moritz-von-stuelpnagel-tapped-for-found-in-los-angeles
The cast and creative team for Found has been announced. http://www.playbill.com/article/jonah-platt-karla-mosley-more-set-for-found-at-iamaJanuary 17, 2020 at 8:35 am #1203289168
The world premieres of two plays, To the yellow house by Kimber Lee and Guilty Pleasures by Paul Rudnick, have been added to La Jolla Playhouse’s 2020-2021 season lineup. http://www.playbill.com/article/la-jolla-playhouse-finalizes-upcoming-season-with-world-premieres-from-kimber-lee-and-paul-rudnickJanuary 22, 2020 at 4:52 pm #1203299498
Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, Texas has announced their 2020-21 season. Which includes a pre-Broadway engagement of the upcoming Diane Paulus-helmed revival of 1776.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/houston/article/Pre-Broadway-1776-ROCK-OF-AGES-SISTER-ACT-and-More-to-Be-Presented-in-Theatre-Under-The-Stars-2020-2021-Season-20200122?fbclid=IwAR2z3S-IiqR1NezdQDJadX-N3-HO2av-RnGNvT4Dpvc6aQq8eG5dpVMmbdsJanuary 23, 2020 at 6:24 am #1203300022
American Prophet, a musical about the life of Frederick Douglass, will make its world premiere at Arena Stage next year from July 10-August 16. Charles Randolph-Wright will serve as book writer and director. Music and lyrics are by Marcus Hummon, who also co-wrote the book. Casting will be announced at a later date. http://www.playbill.com/article/charles-randolph-wright-will-direct-world-premiere-of-american-prophet-musical-at-arena-stage
Cornelius Smith, Jr. has officially been cast as Frederick Douglass for the production. http://www.playbill.com/article/cornelius-smith-jr-will-star-in-world-premiere-of-american-prophet-musical-at-arena-stageJanuary 23, 2020 at 6:45 am #1203300048
Casting for a new stage production of the ancient Sanskrit poem Mahabharata will play at Canada’s Shaw Festival from August 15-September 19. http://www.playbill.com/article/new-stage-adaptation-of-mahabharata-to-play-canadaJanuary 24, 2020 at 10:30 am #1203302535
Goshen, a new play combining themes from the Book of Exodus and social injustices today utilizing African-American musical and storytelling traditions, will make its world premiere at Chicago’s Broadway Playhouse from May 22-31. https://www.playbill.com/article/world-premiere-of-exodus-inspired-goshen-to-play-chicagoJanuary 25, 2020 at 7:35 pm #1203304951
A reworked version of the Stephen King and John Mellencamp musical Ghost Brothers Of Darkland County will be part of Goodspeed Musicals’ 2020 season. http://www.playbill.com/article/goodspeed-musicals-to-develop-and-present-stephen-king-musical-ghost-brothers-of-darkland-county
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