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Jul 18, 2019

Cast Announced for The Prince of Egypt in London
The musical, with a score by Stephen Schwartz, starts performances in February 2020.

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Jul 18, 2019

Robert Schenkkan's All the Way Sequel The Great Society to Play Broadway
The follow-up play explores Lyndon B. Johnson's second (and first full) term as president.

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Jul 18, 2019

Stage Directions: How Carrie Cracknell Came to Finally Direct Jake Gyllenhaal
After years of searching for a project, the British director and her stars Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge finally found the perfect project in Sea Wall/A Life.

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Jul 18, 2019

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: July 18


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Jul 18, 2019

11 Must-Read Theatre Books to Bring to the Beach This Summer
From Hedwig to the Chicago theatre scene, check out our list of books theatre lovers will enjoy.

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Jul 18, 2019

Muny's Footloose, Directed by Tony Winner Christian Borle, Begins July 18
Performances continue at the St. Louis venue through July 24.

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Jul 18, 2019

Off-Broadway Premiere of New Musical Comedy I Spy a Spy Opens July 18
Bill Castellino directs the limited engagement.

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Jul 17, 2019

Celebrate World Emoji Day With These 17 Theatre Emojis
Emojis are all the rage, but there's a keyboard missing...

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Jul 17, 2019

Beautiful—The Carole King Musical Sets Closing Date on Broadway
The musical opened at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in January 2014.

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Jul 17, 2019

Love, Simon Star Nick Robinson Will Make Broadway Debut in To Kill a Mockingbird
Robinson will join Ed Harris in Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's classic novel.

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Jul 17, 2019

Celebrate World Emoji Day With 17 Emojis Theatre People Need in Their Life Right Now
Emojis are all the rage on your iPhone, but we feel like there's a keyboard missing… Playbill.com offers up 17 emojis for theatre people.

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Jul 17, 2019

Watch Josh Davis Perform 'Stars' From National Tour of Les Misérables
The international hit musical currently plays Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre.

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Jul 17, 2019

Luis Alfaro's Mojada Opens July 17 at The Public Theater Off-Broadway
The Queens-set story of an immigrant mother, inspired by the Medea myth, stars Sabina Zúñiga Varela.

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Jul 17, 2019

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Will Join Forces With Alicia Keys for New Showtime Musical Drama
SpongeBob SquarePants' Kyle Jarrow will pen the script.

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Jul 17, 2019

Cedric Neal Performs ‘Gotta Start Somewhere' From Back to the Future Upcoming Musical
The Broadway veteran will play Mayor Goldie Wilson in the world premiere of the stage adaptation.

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Jul 17, 2019

The Barrow Group's New Season Will Host World Premiere of Scott Organ's 17 Minutes
A Lortel-winning solo show by Martin Moran and the Jane Anderson's NYC premiere of The Quality of Life round out the lineup.

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Jul 17, 2019

Schedule of Upcoming Off-Broadway Shows
Due to the expansive nature of Off-Broadway, this list is not comprehensive.

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Jul 17, 2019

Watch a Sneak Peek of City Center Encores! Off-Center's Production of Road Show
The Stephen Sondheim musical marks the final production of the 2019 series and the conclusion of City Center's 75th anniversary season.

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Jul 17, 2019

Do You Know These 13 Operas Based on Plays?
From a Tennessee Williams classic to Arthur Miller's bewitching morality tale, some major works from the theatre canon have gone on to inspire opera composers.

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Jul 17, 2019

Look Back at [title of show] on Broadway
The beloved meta musical opened on Broadway July 17, 2008.

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Jul 17, 2019

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Cats Movie
The film adaptation of the feline phenomenon will drop its first trailer July 19.

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Jul 17, 2019

Behind the Scenes and On the Set of the Original The King and I Film Adaptation
The most recent revival's stars Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe are currently reprising their roles as Anna and the King of Siam in Tokyo.

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Jul 17, 2019

Brenda Braxton, Robert Cuccioli, Claybourne Elder, More Will Star in Off-Broadway Revival of Caesar and Cleopatra
David Staller will direct the Gingold Theatrical Group's revival of the George Bernard Shaw comedy.

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Jul 17, 2019

See What London Critics Thought of The Night of the Iguana, Starring Clive Owen and Anna Gunn
The production opened in the West End July 16.

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Jul 17, 2019

Obie Award Winner E. Katherine Kerr Dies at 82
The performer and playwright was celebrated for her Off-Broadway work and film roles.

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Jul 17, 2019

Cast Complete for Signature Theatre's Assassins, Directed by Eric Schaeffer
The Virginia theatre company will launch its 30th season with its 30th production of a Stephen Sondheim musical.

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Jul 17, 2019

A First Look at Moulin Rouge! on Broadway
The stage adaptation of the Baz Luhrmann movie is set to open at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre July 25.

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Jul 17, 2019

Martha Plimpton Departs Steppenwolf Ensemble
The stage and screen star joined the Chicago theatre company in 1998.

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Jul 17, 2019

Audra McDonald, Stephanie J. Block, and More Join Covenant House's 2019 Stage & Screen Sleep Out
Learn why these Tony-winning Broadway stars will sleep on the street for one night only.

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Jul 17, 2019

See Who's Joining Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon in West End The Man in the White Suit
The production will play a limited run at Theatre Royal Bath prior to a London transfer.

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Jul 17, 2019

The Stars and Creators of Broadway's Moulin Rouge! on the New Musical: ‘It's Such a Party'
Hear from the team before the high-energy spectacular officially opens July 25.

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Jul 17, 2019

7 Broadway Cast Albums Perfectly Paired to Your Summer To-Do List
The ideal soundtrack of 2018-2019 cast recordings, so you can do this and listen to that.

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Jul 17, 2019

7 Broadway Cast Albums Perfectly Paired to Your Summer Bucket List
The ideal soundtrack of 2018-2019 cast recordings, so you can do this and listen to that.

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Jul 17, 2019

Find Out What Inspired the Groundbreaking Imagery of the Komische Oper Berlin's The Magic Flute
The production makes its New York debut July 17 at Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival.

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Jul 17, 2019

Goodspeed's Because of Winn Dixie, New Musical by Duncan Sheik and Nell Benjamin, Opens July 17
The company includes Tony nominees Isabel Keating and J. Robert Spencer.

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Jul 17, 2019

Little Gem Begins at Irish Rep Off-Broadway
Oscar nominee Marsha Mason stars alongside Brenda Meaney and Lauren O'Leary in Elaine Murphy's story of three generations of Irish women.

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Jul 17, 2019

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: July 17


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Jul 16, 2019

Mary McDonnell to Star as Gloria Steinem in Gloria: A Life in New Jersey
Emily Mann's play, seen Off-Broadway last season, will begin performances at the McCarter Theatre Center in September.

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Jul 16, 2019

Hannah Cabell, Michael Countryman, Ebony Jo-Ann, More Cast in Second Stage's World Premiere of The Underlying Chris
Kenny Leon will direct the Off-Broadway production of Will Eno's play this fall.

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Jul 16, 2019

Amber Iman, Phoenix Best, More Join Vassar and New York Stage and Film's 2019 Powerhouse Season
The series of in-development works continues through July.

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Jul 16, 2019

Check Out Photos From Vienna 1394 - Munich 1938, Starring Writer-Director Vanessa Redgrave
The production began performances July 11 at the Theatre Royal in Bath, England.

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Jul 16, 2019

Check Out Highlights From Hair at Serenbe Playhouse
The outdoor production celebrates the 50th anniversary of Woodstock.

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Jul 16, 2019

Hartford Stage, Pip's Island, Gallery Players, and More Are Hiring
Looking for a job in tech? Try some of these listings!

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Jul 16, 2019

Justin Sayre's Ravenswood Manor Will Feature Drew Droege, Sam Pancake, Danielle Gaither, More
The camp-horror soap opera will play Los Angeles' Celebration Theatre in October.

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Jul 16, 2019

Watch Andy Mientus and Cedric Neal Discuss The View UpStairs' Importance
The production begins performances July 18 at London's SoHo Theatre.

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Jul 16, 2019

Watch Lauren Elder Sing 'Fly Right Outta Here' From Mary and Max
The show, about two lonely pen pals, held its world premiere in Calgary in 2018.

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Jul 16, 2019

SoHo Playhouse's 2019-2020 Season to Include New Show From Comic Daniel Sloss and American Premiere of Games
The season will also include the inaugural New Zealand Festival of Plays.

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Jul 16, 2019

Step Out With Lincoln Center Out of Doors
It's free, it's in the fresh air, and there's a world of music to hear.

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Jul 16, 2019

How an Eating Disorder and the Near-Death of a Friend Spurred the Creation of Off-Broadway's Rinse, Repeat
With her new Off-Broadway play Rinse, Repeat, Domenica Feraud exposes the dangers of our diet culture.

Playbill News
Jul 16, 2019

Jack Viertel to Step Down as City Center Encores! Artistic Director
Viertel has led the series since 2000.

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Jul 16, 2019

Inside Opening Night of The Rolling Stone Off-Broadway
The American premiere of Chris Urch's new play, directed by Saheem Ali, opened at Lincoln Center Theater July 15.

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Jul 16, 2019

Oscar Isaac and Greta Gerwig to Star in Three Sisters Off-Broadway
Also added to New York Theatre Workshop's 2019-2020 season is Celine Song's Endlings.

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Jul 16, 2019

Watch Heathers Star Carrie Hope Fletcher Cover New Aladdin Song 'Speechless'
The stage veteran, who will play Fantine when Les Misérables returns to the West End, covers the tune from Alan Menken and Pasek and Paul.

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Jul 16, 2019

Watch a Sneak Peek of the Song Cycle Finding Beautiful
The show will be performed as part of the New York Musical Festival.

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Jul 16, 2019

See the Broadway Cast of The Lion King and More Celebrate the Release of Disney's New Remake
The event also included members of the original Broadway cast and stars from Disney's other Broadway musicals.

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Jul 16, 2019

Read Reviews for London Revival of Equus
Robert Fitch stars in the revival that officially opened July 15 at Trafalgar Studios.

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Jul 16, 2019

Look Back at Lindsay Mendez and Derek Klena in Dogfight Off-Broadway
The Pasek and Paul musical premiered at Second Stage Theatre July 16, 2012.

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Jul 16, 2019

Music Theatre International Secures Licensing Rights to Pretty Woman: The Musical
The musical, based on the film of the same name, currently plays Broadway's Nederlander Theatre.

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Jul 16, 2019

George Salazar, Krysta Rodriguez, and More to Sing The Jonathan Larson Project at Barnes and Noble
The performers celebrate the release of the cast album later this month.

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Jul 16, 2019

Andy Karl and Orfeh to Receive Humane Society of New York's Sandy Fund Award at Annual Best in Shows Cabaret
Seth Rudetsky will host the event October 14 at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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Jul 16, 2019

2019 Emmy Awards Celebrate Broadway With Nominations for Fosse/Verdon, Billy Porter, and More
Other nominees include Viola Davis, Laura Linney, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

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Jul 16, 2019

A Look at Equus at London's Trafalgar Studios
The English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East production opened July 15.

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Jul 16, 2019

An Evening With Dick Van Dyke Will Be Presented in August
Catalina Bar & Grill will welcome the Tony-winning legend later this summer.

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Jul 16, 2019

Back to the Future Musical Finds Its George McFly, Mayor Goldie Wilson, and Lorraine Baines
The stage adaptation of the 1985 comedy will premiere in Manchester before a West End bow.

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Jul 16, 2019

Cast Set for London's Immersive The Wolf of Wall Street Play
The production, adapted and directed by Alexander Wright, will premiere this fall.

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Jul 16, 2019

Casting Announced for The Coast Starlight at La Jolla Playhouse
The Keith Bunin world premiere begins performances August 20.

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Jul 16, 2019

Inside Rehearsals With ABBA's Björn Ulvaeus for Mamma Mia! The Party in London
The immersive theatrical and dining experience is set to begin performances at The O2 August 29.

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Jul 16, 2019

See Tony Nominee Jenn Colella Fly in Highlights from Peter Pan
Pittsburgh CLO's production also stars The Nanny's Charles Shaughnessy.

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Jul 16, 2019

Shoshana Bean, Alex Brightman, Jim Walton, Aaron De Jesus, More Set for July 18 Broadway in Bryant Park
The free lunchtime concert series is presented Thursdays in the New York City park.

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Jul 16, 2019

Waitress to End Broadway Run
The Sara Bareilles musical opened in 2016.

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Jul 16, 2019

Read Reviews for Lincoln Center Theater's The Rolling Stone
The play by Chris Urch bowed Off-Broadway July 15.

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Jul 16, 2019

New York Representative Elise Stefanik Honored With Legislator Leadership Award From Educational Theatre Association
The annual award honors public leadership in support of theatre and other arts education policy and practice on a national or state level.

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Jul 16, 2019

Adrienne Walker Returns to Cast of Broadway's The Lion King July 16
The hit Disney musical continues at the Minskoff Theatre.

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Jul 16, 2019

Celebrate Tony Kushner's Birthday With a Look Back at the 2018 Broadway Revival of Angels in America
The Tony- and Pulitzer-winning playwright was born July 16, 1956.

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Jul 16, 2019

Coriolanus, Starring Jonathan Cake, Begins in Central Park
The second Shakespeare in the Park production of the summer kicks off July 16 at the Delacorte Theater.

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Jul 16, 2019

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: July 16


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Jul 16, 2019

Jacob Dickey Is Broadway's Aladdin Starting July 16
The hit Disney musical continues at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

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Jul 16, 2019

Joseph Scott Ford's Not Even The Good Things Opens Off-Broadway July 16
The new play focuses on six friends who struggle to find enjoyment in life outside out of self-destructive behavior.

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Jul 16, 2019

Environmental Midsummer: A Banquet Begins Off-Broadway Previews July 16
Audiences are served a tasting menu during the performance.

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Jul 15, 2019

Abrons Arts Center to Debut Theatrical Adaptation of The Jazz Singer
The theatre's 2019-2020 season will also include Distances Smaller Than This Are Not Confirmed from co-creators David Neumann and Marcella Murray.

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Jul 15, 2019

Waitress' Alison Luff and Pulitzer Prize Winner Suzan-Lori Parks Set for Broadway Buskers
The free concert series takes place on summer Tuesdays in Times Square.

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Jul 15, 2019

7 Shows Not to Miss at the 2019 New York Musical Festival
Be sure to catch shows inspired by everything from Adam and Eve to Amelia Earhart to Emmett Till and more.

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Jul 15, 2019

Current and Upcoming National Tours
A look at the touring musicals and plays that may soon be coming to a city near you!

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Jul 15, 2019

How Jessie Mueller's Allergy Changed Broadway's Waitress Forever
This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares stories from his concert with Mueller and behind-the-scenes of the original West Side Story film.

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Jul 15, 2019

Hear 3 New Songs From Adam Gwon's Upcoming Musical Scotland, PA
Watch Ben Fankhauser, Taylor Iman Jones, and more sing from the show ahead of its Off-Broadway debut this fall.

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Jul 15, 2019

Grosses Analysis: Adam Driver and Keri Russell-Led Burn This Ends Hot
Most shows took a hit in the week ending July 14 due to the New York City blackout July 13.

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Jul 15, 2019

God Shows Up to End Off-Broadway Run
The open-ended engagement opened in May.

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Jul 15, 2019

Enter for a Chance to Win Tickets to The Lion King on Broadway and a PANDORA Shopping Spree
Fans of the Disney favorite can also purchase newly designed pieces in celebration of the upcoming live-action film.

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Jul 15, 2019

A First Look at Isaac Gomez's The Way She Spoke Off-Broadway
Kate del Castillo stars in the solo show, presented by Audible at Minetta Lane Theatre.

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Jul 15, 2019

Adrianna Hicks, Abby Mueller, More to Reprise Six Performances at American Repertory Theater
The musical heads to Massachusetts following a U.S. premiere in Chicago.

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Jul 15, 2019

American Theatre Wing, St. Ann's Warehouse, The Wilma Theater, and More Are Hiring
Check out these and more jobs in the administrative side of the theatre!

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Jul 15, 2019

Broadway's What the Constitution Means to Me Recoups Ahead of August Final Bow
Heidi Schreck's Tony-nominated play opened at the Hayes Theater in March; a revamped national tour is in the works.

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Jul 15, 2019

Tom Sturridge and Jake Gyllenhaal Beckon Fans to Broadway With New Song
The jokey number comes ahead of Sea Wall/A Life beginning previews at the Hudson Theatre July 26.

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Jul 15, 2019

Sneak Peek at Freddie Falls in Love With Matt Doyle and Melanie Moore
The dance narrative created by Al Blackstone is set to return to New York City July 23 for a limited engagement Off-Broadway.

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Jul 15, 2019

Schedule of Upcoming London Shows
What's announced and what's in previews in the West End.

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Jul 15, 2019

Raúl Esparza Joins Jason Robert Brown for August SubCulture Residency Concert
The four-time Tony nominee will play the downtown venue for the first time.

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Jul 15, 2019

Lea Michele to Star in ABC Movie Same Time, Next Christmas
The Glee and Spring Awakening veteran will spread holiday cheer on the small screen.

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Jul 15, 2019

Last Chance: Schedule of Upcoming Broadway and Off-Broadway Show Closings
What shows are about to close in New York City?

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Jul 15, 2019

Nick Adams, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, and Bonnie Milligan to Join the Skivvies at Joe's Pub
The stripped-down musical duo will play New York City and Provincetown, Massachusetts in August.

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Jul 15, 2019

Watch a Sneak Peek of the New Musical Leaving Eden
The show is part of the 2019 New York Musical Festival.

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