March 21, 2018 at 7:09 pm #1202517353
The Geva Theatre, the main regional theater I attend in Rochester, New York, has announced their lineup for the 2018-2019 season, which includes a mixture of old favorites and world premiere productions. And since Geva has two separate stages, some productions will even be playing at the same time. The main lineup includes:
Hair—September 4-October 7
Thurgood—October 16-November 18
Hard Cell—January 8-February 3 (World premiere)
The Magician’s Daughter—January 24-February 10 (World premiere)
The Humans—February 19-March 17
Native Gardens—March 26-April 21
The Royale—April 11-28
Revival: The Resurrection Of Son House—May 1-June 2 (World premiere)
In addition to these productions, Geva will also reprising these special productions they’ve done before:
A Christmas Carol—November 29-December 29 (This is their holiday staple almost every year, and it’s what Geva is most famous for)
Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End—March 12-31March 26, 2018 at 1:48 pm #1202519449
The new musical adaptation of the 1984 film The Flamingo Kid will have its world premiere at Hartford Stage from May 9-June 2, 2019. This will be the final production Darko Tresnjak will direct for Hartford Stage before he steps down as its artistic director next year. Casting will be announced at a later date. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/191615/broadway-pedigree-flamingo-kid-musical-sets-2019-world-premiere-with-hartford-stage/March 27, 2018 at 10:40 am #1202519898
Drew Gehling will star as the title character in the world premiere of the musical adaptation of Dave, which will be taking place at Arena Stage this summer…
http://www.playbill.com/article/waitress-drew-gehling-will-star-in-world-premiere-of-new-musical-daveMarch 27, 2018 at 12:20 pm #1202519935
Ever After, a musical version of the 1998 Drew Barrymore film which originally premiered at the Paper Mill Playhouse in 2015, will play at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta as part of their 2018-2019 season from January 19-February 17. http://www.theatermania.com/atlanta-theater/news/ever-after-musical-joins-alliance-theatre-season_84590.htmlMarch 28, 2018 at 7:02 pm #1202520654
Tony winner Harriet Harris and Tony nominee Will Swenson will star in The Royal Family Of Broadway, a musical adaptation of George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber’s play The Royal Family. The rest of the cast includes Kathy Fitzgerald, Arnie Burton, Chip Zien, Hayley Podschun, A.J. Shively and Alan H. Green. The show begins previews on June 7 and will play a limited run from June 13-30 at Barrington Stages in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Tony winner John Rando will direct while Tony winners William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin have written the score and book.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/191644/harriet-harris-will-swenson-kathy-fitzgerald-more-eyeing-new-musical-the-royal-family-of-broadway/March 28, 2018 at 7:17 pm #1202520678
Nathan Lee Graham will play the titular character in The Wiz at The Muny this summer from June 19-25.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/191504/exclusive-nathan-lee-graham-more-will-ease-on-down-the-road-in-the-wiz-at-the-muny/April 2, 2018 at 11:54 am #1202523016
Here are some photos of Harry Connick, Jr. and company in The Sting. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/191695/screen-to-stage-take-a-look-at-harry-connick-jr-in-the-sting/April 3, 2018 at 9:04 am #1202523544
Mad Men star Bryan Batt will star in a production of An Act Of God at La Petit Theatre in New Orleans from May 11-27. http://www.playbill.com/article/mad-mens-bryan-batt-will-play-god-at-new-orleanss-petit-theatre
April 5, 2018 at 11:33 am #1202524671
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Corbin Bleu is set to star in the St. Louis Muny’s upcoming production of Singin’ in the Rain…
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Corbin-Bleu-Berklea-Going-and-Jeffrey-Schecter-To-Lead-The-Munys-SINGIN-IN-THE-RAIN-20180405April 6, 2018 at 7:50 am #1202525129
Tony nominee Kristine Nielsen, Jenn Harris, Rachel Nicks, Nicholas Podany, John Pankow and Robert Sella will star in the world premiere of Tony winner Christopher Durang’s new play Turning Off The Morning News at the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton from May 4-June 3. http://www.playbill.com/article/kristine-nielsen-robert-sella-john-pankow-cast-in-christopher-durangs-turning-off-the-morning-news
April 6, 2018 at 9:27 am #1202525221
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Lucas Hnath’s new play From The Words And Writings Of Dana H. will debut at the Los Angeles Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre with a run scheduled from May 26-June 23, 2019. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/191725/a-dolls-house-part-2-scribe-lucas-hnath-to-debut-new-play-based-on-his-mothers-life/
Meanwhile, the Lyric Opera of Chicago will be playing a transfer of the Olivier-winning revival of Jesus Christ Superstar from April 27-May 20. Casting includes Heath Saunders, Ryan Shaw and Jo Lambert. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/191737/heath-saunders-ryan-shaw-jo-lambert-to-lead-jesus-christ-superstar-at-chicagos-lyric-opera/April 6, 2018 at 10:19 am #1202525251
The Cleveland Play House (which was the recipient of the 2015 Regional Theatre Tony Award) has announced their 2018-19 season…
http://www.theatermania.com/cleveland-theater/news/cleveland-play-house-2018-19-season_84699.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=06apr2018April 10, 2018 at 8:25 am #1202527338
Tony nominees Christopher Sieber & Jennifer Simard are set to star in the St. Louis Muny’s upcoming production of Annie this July…
https://twitter.com/TheMuny/status/983725626216546305April 10, 2018 at 10:34 am #1202527398
Fresh off of his stellar turn as Caiaphas in NBC’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar, Tony nominee Norm Lewis will star as Professor Harold Hill in The Music Man at the Kennedy Center in February 2019…
Lewis had previously expressed Harold Hill as a dream role in an interview with Broadway.com back in December of 2015…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfCzynstrOsApril 11, 2018 at 12:19 pm #1202528067
Julian Decker and Syndee Winters will star as Quasimodo and Esmeralda respectively in a production of The Hunchback Of Notre Dame at the Capitol Theater in Madison, Wisconsin from June 1-3. http://www.playbill.com/article/hamiltons-syndee-winters-will-play-esmeralda-in-wisconsin-run-of-the-hunchback-of-notre-dame
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