July 12, 2019 at 7:49 am #1202972269
The itinerary for the second year of the Anastasia national tour has been announced. http://www.playbill.com/article/anastasia-national-tour-reveals-full-slate-of-engagements-into-summer-2020-including-los-angeles-boston-and-atlantaJuly 18, 2019 at 8:19 am #1202982804
A stage musical adaptation of An Officer and a Gentleman is set to launch a North American national tour next fall.
https://deadline.com/2019/07/an-officer-and-a-gentleman-stage-musical-north-american-tour-1202648367/July 19, 2019 at 12:59 pm #1202985549
A U.K. national tour of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will launch next February in Sheffield. Current star Layton Williams will reprise the role of Jamie on the tour, with Shane Richie taking on the role of Hugo/Loco Chanelle. Additional casting will be announced at a later date. http://www.playbill.com/article/layton-williams-and-eastenders-shane-richie-to-star-in-everybodys-talking-about-jamie-uk-tourJuly 23, 2019 at 12:48 pm #1202992029
Taylor Mac’s A 24-Decade History Of Popular Music will tour the U.S. and Europe this fall. http://www.playbill.com/article/taylor-mac-will-tour-a-24-decade-history-of-popular-music-across-us-and-europeJuly 25, 2019 at 2:26 pm #1202995869
Additional casting has been announced for the upcoming national tour of Mean Girls. Complete casting is still to be announced.
http://www.playbill.com/article/mean-girls-tour-finds-its-plasticsJuly 30, 2019 at 11:26 am #1203002461
Casting has been announced for the national tour of Jitney, which will feature several cast members from the 2017 Broadway revival. http://www.playbill.com/article/anthony-chisholm-keith-randolph-smith-ray-anthony-thomas-more-set-for-national-tour-of-jitneyAugust 1, 2019 at 9:29 am #1203005582
Keala Settle will be joining Hugh Jackman’s one-man show tour as a special guest for the final 12 performances. http://www.playbill.com/article/the-greatest-showmans-keala-settle-will-join-hugh-jackman-for-north-american-tour-datesAugust 5, 2019 at 10:25 am #1203011374
After wrapping production on the eighth and final season of Homeland, Tony winner Mandy Patinkin will be launching a 30 city concert tour this fall.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Mandy-Patinkin-to-Launch-30-City-Tour-This-Fall-20190805August 8, 2019 at 7:22 am #1203015539
Additional casting and dates have been announced for the new national touring production of Xanadu.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/XANADU-Tour-Announces-Additional-Casting-and-Dates-Boston-Baltimore-Detroit-Cincinnati-and-More-20190808August 8, 2019 at 10:03 am #1203015680
Complete casting has been announced for the upcoming 50th anniversary tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. Which includes Aaron LaVigne as Jesus Christ, James Delisco Beeks as Judas Iscariot, Jenna Rubaii as Mary Magdalene, Tommy Sherlock as Pontius Pilate, Alvin Crawford as Caiaphas, Tyce Green as Annas, Tommy McDowell as Peter, Eric A. Lewis as Simon Zealotes, and Paul Louis Lessard as King Herod.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/196590/jesus-christ-superstar-50th-anniversary-tour-to-star-aaron-levigne-james-delisco-beeks-jenna-rubaii/August 8, 2019 at 11:00 am #1203015770
Casting Tyce Green probably wasn’t such a good idea. https://www.onstageblog.com/onstage-blog-news/2018/4/9/more-accusers-come-forward-against-actor-and-voice-teacher-tyce-green?rq=Tyce%20GreenAugust 8, 2019 at 1:37 pm #1203016085
Well, Amar Ramasar was fired from the New York City Ballet last year due to some “inappropriate communications”, yet he that hasn’t stopped him from getting cast as Bernardo in the upcoming Broadway revival of West Side Story.August 8, 2019 at 6:51 pm #1203016534
Perhaps the producers of that show should have taken a closer look at those allegations, cause it doesn’t look like the theater world is as willing to adapt to the #MeToo movement as the film and television world.August 10, 2019 at 4:51 am #1203018286
A new slate of principal casting has been announced for the national tour of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. They will all begin performances in Utica, New York on September 20th.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Kennedy-Caughell-to-Take-Over-National-Tour-of-BEAUTIFUL-20190809August 13, 2019 at 6:36 am #1203021790
This year’s Tony-winning Best Musical, Hadestown, will be launching a national tour in the fall of 2020.
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