September 6, 2019 at 7:30 pm #1203061345
Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol, which resets the story of A Christmas Carol in the Great Smoky Mountains instead of London, will make its world premiere at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre from December 3-29. http://www.playbill.com/article/dolly-partons-smoky-mountain-christmas-carol-to-play-bostonSeptember 9, 2019 at 4:52 pm #1203066512
Complete casting has been announced for the Geffen Playhouse production of Key Largo. http://www.playbill.com/article/joely-fisher-to-join-andy-garcia-in-key-largo-at-the-geffenSeptember 11, 2019 at 9:07 am #1203069264
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre in London has announced their upcoming 2020 season. Which includes a new stage musical adaptation of Dodie Smith’s 1956 novel, 101 Dalmations (not the 1961 Disney animated film), as well as new productions of Romeo & Juliet and Carousel.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/196859/douglas-hodge-scored-101-dalmations-musical-to-play-regents-park-open-air-theatre-in-2020/?fbclid=IwAR1bn6Yn-shpGEwWr7NSMB9tYjDMDGY4wxJrjqH1T2AO5UXKG_9hK7f5uPQSeptember 11, 2019 at 10:49 am #1203069481
Brian Stokes Mitchell will play Signor Naccarelli in the L.A. Opera’s upcoming production of The Light in the Piazza.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Brian-Stokes-Mitchell-Joins-Cast-of-LA-Operas-THE-LIGHT-IN-THE-PIAZZA-20190911September 11, 2019 at 3:52 pm #1203069968
Jared Gertner, Garrett Clayton, and Neil Patrick Harris will star in A Snow White Christmas at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium from December 13-22. http://www.playbill.com/article/a-snow-white-christmas-will-feature-neil-patrick-harris-jared-gertner-garrett-claytonSeptember 11, 2019 at 3:56 pm #1203069973
Casting has been announced for the West Coast premiere of Bekah Brunstetter’s play Miss Lilly Gets Boned, which will play at the Electric Lodge in Venice, California from September 20-October 28. http://www.playbill.com/article/bekah-brunstetters-miss-lilly-gets-boned-sets-west-coast-premiereSeptember 13, 2019 at 8:21 pm #1203073849
9 To 5 will make its Australian premiere next April at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/196909/dolly-partons-9-to-5-musical-sets-australian-premiere-for-spring-2020/September 16, 2019 at 5:11 pm #1203081004
The Westport Country Playhouse has announced its 2020 season lineup, which will include a production of Ain’t Misbehavin’ directed and choreographed by Tony nominee Camille A. Brown. http://www.playbill.com/article/camille-a-brown-to-helm-aint-misbehavin-as-part-of-westport-country-playhouse-seasonSeptember 16, 2019 at 5:13 pm #1203081010
Casting has been announced for Virginia Musical Theatre’s production of Cinderella, which will run at the Sadler Center for the Performing Arts from October 4-6. http://www.playbill.com/article/cast-set-for-virginia-musical-theatre-staging-of-rodgers-hammersteins-cinderellaSeptember 18, 2019 at 2:36 pm #1203085205
Complete casting has been announced for the Los Angeles Opera production of The Light In The Piazza. http://www.playbill.com/article/full-cast-set-for-los-angeles-operas-the-light-in-the-piazza-starring-renee-fleming-and-dove-cameron
Also, Solea Pfeiffer will star alongside the previously announced Renee Fleming in a separate production at Chicago’s Lyric Opera House from December 14-29. Additionally, Alex Jennings will reprise his role as Signor Naccarelli from the recent London production. http://www.playbill.com/article/solea-pfeiffer-to-star-alongside-renee-fleming-in-chicago-the-light-in-the-piazzaSeptember 18, 2019 at 3:16 pm #1203085338
Tony nominees Judy Kuhn and Michael Mulheren are among the rest of the cast announced for the Kennedy Center’s upcoming production of Footloose. http://www.playbill.com/article/judy-kuhn-rema-webb-more-join-kennedy-centers-footlooseSeptember 23, 2019 at 3:32 pm #1203098635
Complete casting has been announced for the Geffen Playhouse production of Larissa FastHorse’s The Thanksgiving Play, which will run from October 22-December 1. http://www.playbill.com/article/casting-announced-for-the-thanksgiving-play-at-the-geffen-playhouseSeptember 23, 2019 at 5:20 pm #1203098744
The Nottingham Playhouse will be staging a musical adaptation of The Parent Trap called Identical as part of its spring 2020 season. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/196994/parent-trap-musical-identical-sets-world-premiere-with-nottingham-playhouse/September 29, 2019 at 10:00 am #1203111954
Frances Fisher and Gregory Harrison will star in a production of The Lion In Winter at the Laguna Playhouse from November 6-24. http://www.playbill.com/article/frances-fisher-to-star-in-west-coast-the-lion-in-the-winterSeptember 29, 2019 at 10:52 am #1203112012
Sandra Mae Frank, who played Wendla in the Deaf West Broadway revival of Spring Awakening, will be starring in an English-ASL production of Next To Normal co-produced by Ground Floor Theatre and Deaf Austin Theatre in Austin, Texas from December 5-21. Like Spring Awakening, this production will have each role played by two actors: one deaf and one hearing. http://www.playbill.com/article/deaf-west-spring-awakening-alum-sandra-mae-frank-more-to-star-in-spoken-english-asl-next-to-normal
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