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Oct 18, 2021

Weekly Schedule of Current Broadway Shows
Here is a rundown of current Broadway shows and their weekly show times.

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Oct 18, 2021

Stars in the House Welcomes Chicken & Biscuits' Cleo King, Ebony Marshall-Oliver, and More October 18
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Oct 18, 2021

IATSE Avoids Nationwide Strike, But Negotiations Are Tenuous
Film and TV workers averted a strike that could have begun Monday, but some union members are less than satisfied.

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Oct 18, 2021

Michael Caine Debunks His Own Retirement Rumors
The 88-year-old actor accidentally set off a firestorm of speculation about the end of his acting career.

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Oct 18, 2021

Read the New Reviews for Return Broadway Engagement of David Byrne's American Utopia
The Tony-honored production officially opened (again) October 17 at the St. James Theatre.

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Oct 18, 2021

Britney Spears Jukebox Musical Once Upon a One More Time Confirms Cast for D.C. Premiere
Briga Heelan, Justin Guarini, Emily Skinner, and more will star in the twist on fairy tales.

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Oct 18, 2021

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Suspends Red Bucket Fundraising Until 2022
The move was made in an effort to allow shows the space to prioritize resuming performances safely.

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Oct 18, 2021

Broadway's The Book of Mormon Will Offer Free Fan Performance Ahead of Official Reopening
The Tony-winning musical resumes at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in November.

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Oct 18, 2021

Watch Highlights From Paper Mill's Songs for a New World, With Carolee Carmello, Roman Banks, Andrew Kober, Mia Pinero
Performances of the Jason Robert Brown song cycle continue through November 7 at the New Jersey venue.

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Oct 18, 2021

Watch the Moody New Teaser for The Tragedy of Macbeth, Starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand
The Tony and Oscar winners hear a knock in the castle.

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Oct 18, 2021

What's Currently Playing on Broadway
The theatregoers' resource for reviews, discount tickets, and all the need-to-know information about the shows on Broadway right now.

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Oct 18, 2021

Broadway's Chicago Presents Special ¡Viva Broadway! Night October 18
Portions of the long-running production, now starring Ana Villafañe, Bianca Marroquín, and Paulo Szot, will be presented in Spanish.

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Oct 18, 2021

Light the Lights! A Drama League Celebration Honors Wayne Brady October 18
Kandi Burruss hosts the benefit, which also celebrates The Drama League's four new board members.

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Oct 18, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: October 18
Once On This Island opens on Broadway in 1990.

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Oct 17, 2021

What Did the Critics Think of Dana H. on Broadway?
Deirdre O'Connell takes on the title role in the documentary play from Tony-nominated playwright Lucas Hnath.

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Oct 17, 2021

Go Inside the Broadway Return of Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations
The Tony-nominated musical reopened at the Imperial Theatre October 16.

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Oct 17, 2021

David Byrne's American Utopia Opens on Broadway October 17
Previews for the return engagement began September 17 at the St. James Theatre.

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Oct 17, 2021

Paper Mill's Songs for a New World, Starring Carolee Carmello, Roman Banks, Andrew Kober, Mia Pinero, Opens October 17
Performances of the Jason Robert Brown revue continue through November 7 at the New Jersey venue.

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Oct 17, 2021

Lucas Hnath's Dana H. Opens on Broadway October 17
Deirdre O'Connell returns to the title role—Hnath's mother—in the documentary play from the Tony-nominated writer.

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Oct 17, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: October 17
Today's birthdays include Tarell Alvin McCraney, Arthur Miller, and Susan Stroman.

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Oct 16, 2021

Celebrate Angela Lansbury's Birthday With This Original Song by Alan Menken and Tim Rice
Plus, watch the legendary songwriters discuss how Lansbury inspired the tune and donate to The Actors Fund.

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Oct 16, 2021

15 Haunting Musicals to Get You Ready for Halloween
Whether it's the Demon Barber of Fleet Street or the Phantom of the Opera, check out these shows that bring the maleficent to the musical stage.

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Oct 16, 2021

Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations Reopens on Broadway October 16
John Legend recently joined the producing team for the hit musical at the Imperial Theatre.

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Oct 16, 2021

Naima Mora Stars in The Amazing Adventures of a Woman in Need Off-Broadway October 16
The America's Next Top Model winner co-wrote the play with director Marishka S. Phillips.

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Oct 16, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: October 16
In 2014, On the Town opens on Broadway starring Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and Clyde Alves.

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Oct 15, 2021

Check Out New Photos of the Broadway Return of David Byrne's American Utopia
The Tony Awarded production officially opens October 17 at the St. James Theatre.

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Oct 15, 2021

A Marvel Podcast Is Rachel Chavkin's Latest Larger-Than-Life Stage
The Tony-winning Hadestown director dives into audio storytelling with Marvel's Wastelanders: Hawkeye.

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Oct 15, 2021

In the News: Six Celebrates Vinyl Release With TikTok Live Stream, Experience Odd Man Out in Darkness at The Flea
Plus, Lincoln Center Moments, a performance series for adults with dementia, returns this fall.

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Oct 15, 2021

See LaChanze, Chuck Cooper, More Cast Members of Broadway's Trouble in Mind Meet the Press
Alice Childress' play begins previews October 29 at Roundabout's American Airlines Theatre.

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Oct 15, 2021

Broadway's Ain't Too Proud Announces Rush Policy and Digital Lottery
The Tony-nominated musical returns to Broadway October 16 with a gala performance at the Imperial Theatre.

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Oct 15, 2021

Watch Highlights From Hadestown's National Tour, Opening October 15 at the Kennedy Center
The traveling production of the Tony-winning musical stars Nicholas Barasch, Morgan Siobhan Green, Levi Kreis, Kimberly Marable, and Kevyn Morrow.

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Oct 15, 2021

Schitt's Creek Star Noah Reid Will Make Broadway Debut in The Minutes
Playwright Tracy Letts, Jessie Mueller, Blair Brown, and more will reprise their work when the play returns.

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Oct 15, 2021

Check Out Photos of Keenan Scott II's Thoughts of a Colored Man on Broadway
The production, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III, officially opened at the John Golden Theatre October 13.

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Oct 15, 2021

Inside Playbill's First-Ever NY ComicCon Offering, The Big Broadway Nerd Panel
Find out what James Monroe Iglehart, Anthony Rapp, Justice Moore, and Nik Walker had to say about the intersection of Broadway and nerd culture.

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Oct 15, 2021

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo's Invincible Musical Will Have Los Angeles Showcase
Scott Schwartz will direct the November performances.

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Oct 15, 2021

Martyna Majok's Sanctuary City Will Stream After Off-Broadway Run
The play was filmed at the Lucille Lortel Theatre this fall.

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Oct 15, 2021

New U.K. Tour of Beautiful—The Carole King Musical Will Launch in February 2022
Curve Artistic Director Nikolai Foster will direct the upcoming tour of the Tony-nominated musical.

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Oct 15, 2021

Pride & Prejudice* (*Sort of) Musical Begins Previews October 15 in the West End
Five actors play all the characters in the production at the Criterion Theatre.

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Oct 15, 2021

The Play That Goes Wrong Reopens Off-Broadway October 15
Performances resume at New World Stages.

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Oct 14, 2021

Read the Reviews for The Lehman Trilogy on Broadway
The family saga from Stefano Massini opened October 14 at the Nederlander Theatre.

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Oct 14, 2021

In the News: Davon Williams Named Broadway Black Executive Director, Cast Complete for Taylor Mac's The Hang, More
Plus: John Leguizamo's Kiss My Aztec! musical is planning a development work session in early 2022.

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Oct 14, 2021

New Musical The Visitor, on Day of Scheduled 1st Preview, Delays Off-Broadway Start
The Public Theater production now intends to begin October 16.

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Oct 14, 2021

Check Out New Photos of Ana Villafañe, Bianca Marroquín, Lillias White, and More in Chicago on Broadway
The long-running, Tony-winning revival reopened at the Ambassador Theatre September 14.

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Oct 14, 2021

Take a Look at the Broadway Return of Girl From the North Country
The Bob Dylan jukebox musical reopened at the Belasco Theatre October 13.

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Oct 14, 2021

Fall For Dance Boldly Retakes Center Stage
The New York City Center dance festival runs October 13-24.

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Oct 14, 2021

Cast Complete for Reopening of The Play That Goes Wrong Off-Broadway
Performances resume October 15 at New World Stages.

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Oct 14, 2021

How Kerry Butler Redeemed Herself 20 Years Later With That Hairspray Performance at the Tony Awards
This week, Seth hears about the time Megan Mullally's mom pretended her daughter was dying to score A Chorus Line tickets.

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Oct 14, 2021

New Musical The Visitor Begins Off-Broadway Previews October 14
The Public Theater production stars Tony winners Ari'el Stachel and David Hyde Pierce, Alysha Deslorieux, and Jacqueline Antaramian.

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Oct 14, 2021

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

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Oct 14, 2021

Watch Renée Rapp and More in the Trailer For Mindy Kaling's The Sex Lives of College Girls
The new comedy series arrives on HBO Max November 18.

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Oct 14, 2021

Cynthia Erivo and Leslie Odom, Jr. Fight for Love in Needle in a Timestack Trailer
The movie arrives in theatres and on demand October 15.

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Oct 14, 2021

Checking In With… A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet Star Bryonha Marie Parham
The Broadway favorite can currently be seen in the title role of the new musical by and co-starring Alex Wyse and Ben Fankhauser at the DR2 Theatre.

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Oct 14, 2021

Cast Set for Immersive Tammany Hall at SoHo Playhouse
The new theatrical experience from Darren Lee Cole and Alexander Wright will begin performances October 15.

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Oct 14, 2021

Alex Brightman, Krystina Alabado, Noah Galvin, Sheryl Lee Ralph, More Featured on Goosebumps Musical Recording
The new musical features music and lyrics by Danny Abosch and a book and lyrics by John Maclay.

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Oct 14, 2021

A Look Inside Opening Night of Thoughts of a Colored Man on Broadway
Keenan Scott II's play, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III, officially opened at the John Golden Theatre October 13.

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Oct 14, 2021

Broadway Rush, Lottery, and Standing Room Only Policies
Playbill's complete round-up of the latest Broadway rush, lottery, standing-room-only (SRO), and student ticket policies.

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Oct 14, 2021

Douglas Carter Beane's Fairycakes Begins October 14 Off-Broadway
The send-up of A Midsummer Night's Dream stars Jackie Hoffman, Mo Rocca, Ann Harada, and more.

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Oct 14, 2021

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Returns to West End October 14
Both parts of the award-winning production resume performances at London's Palace Theatre.

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Oct 14, 2021

The Lehman Trilogy Opens October 14 on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre
The family saga stars Adrian Lester, Simon Russell Beale, and Adam Godley.

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Oct 13, 2021

Read the Reviews for Broadway's Thoughts of a Colored Man
The Keenan Scott II play officially opened October 13.

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Oct 13, 2021

In the News: Gavin Creel at The Met, Hannah Corneau Drops 1st Single, More
Plus: Lilli Cooper, Javier Muñoz, Kate Rockwell, and Daniel Yearwood will sing the soundtrack live to John Monsky's latest Carnegie Hall history lecture.

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Oct 13, 2021

Former Hamilton Cast Member Suni Reid Files Discrimination and Retaliation Complaint Against the Musical
Reid, a transgender non-binary performer who understudied multiple principal roles, says their contract was rescinded after requesting a gender-neutral dressing room.

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Oct 13, 2021

Bryna Turner's At the Wedding Will Premiere Off-Broadway This Winter
Mary Wiseman will lead the cast of the world premiere comedy as Lincoln Center Theater's LCT3 reopens.

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Oct 13, 2021

The Tragedy of Macbeth, Starring James McArdle and Saoirse Ronan, Will Live Stream Globally
The London production is scheduled to play the Almeida through November 27.

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Oct 13, 2021

Upcoming Cast Recordings
The show tunes you need from the shows you love!

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Oct 13, 2021

Cecily Strong Will Make NY Theatre Debut in The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe
The production is part of The Shed's winter programming, which also includes Claudia Rankine's Help.

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Oct 13, 2021

Off-Broadway Rush and Inexpensive Ticket Policies
To make tickets more affordable, many Off-Broadway shows have implemented rush, lottery, and inexpensive ticket policies.

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Oct 13, 2021

Erich Bergen to Return to Broadway's Waitress
The Madam Secretary and Jersey Boys star will appear alongside Jennifer Nettles during two separate week-long engagements.

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Oct 13, 2021

Chelsea Halfpenny Will Succeed Lucie Jones in U.K. and Ireland Tour of Waitress
Halfpenny will step into the role of pie maker Jenna in 2022.

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Oct 13, 2021

Life of Pi Play Will Make West End Premiere in November
Lolita Chakrabarti's stage adaptation of Yann Martel's will play the Wyndham's Theatre.

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Oct 13, 2021

Toni-Leslie James and Ann Roth to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honors at 2021 Henry Hewes Design Awards
Five service organizations who helped keep the design community afloat during the pandemic will also be recognized.

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Oct 13, 2021

Slave Play Will Remain in Center Theatre Group Season After Organization's Commitment to Gender Equity
Playwright Jeremy O. Harris had initially asked to have the work removed due to an imbalance in the current season.

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Oct 13, 2021

What Did Critics Think of Off-Broadway's Letters of Suresh?
The Second Stage production of Rajiv Joseph's play features Ali Ahn, Ramiz Monsef, Kellie Overbey, and Thom Sesma.

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Oct 13, 2021

Watch a Sneak Peek of 'Sweet Gwen Suite' From the Fall for Dance Festival
The festival begins performances October 13 at New York City Center.

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Oct 13, 2021

Keenan Scott II's Thoughts of a Colored Man Opens on Broadway October 13
The production marks the Broadway debuts of Scott and director Steve H. Broadnax III.

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Oct 13, 2021

Girl From the North Country Returns to Broadway October 13
The Bob Dylan jukebox musical reopens at the Belasco Theatre with a majority of its original cast.

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Oct 13, 2021

Carolee Carmello, Roman Banks, Andrew Kober, Mia Pinero Star in Paper Mill's Songs for a New World Beginning October 13
Performances of the Jason Robert Brown revue continue through November 7 at the New Jersey venue.

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Oct 12, 2021

Check Out Photos Inside Opening Night of Is This A Room on Broadway
Tina Satter's theatrical thriller, starring Emily Davis, officially opened at the Lyceum Theatre October 11.

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Oct 12, 2021

In the News: Wicked Will Broadcast Live on TikTok October 12, Casting for L.A. Paradise Blue, More
Plus: Tony winner Shuler Hensley has been named artistic director of Georgia's City Springs Theatre Company.

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Oct 12, 2021

Cecily Strong Will Make Theatre Debut in The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe
The production is part of The Shed's winter programming, which also includes Claudia Rankine's Help.

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Oct 12, 2021

Bess Wohl Is Adapting Lillian Hellman's The Children's Hour for TV
The limited series will expand the scope of the play.

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Oct 12, 2021

Video Auditions Roundup: Moulin Rouge! Ensemble, Into the Woods and The Life at City Center, More
Find your next job with self-tape audition opportunities for shows across the country.

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Oct 12, 2021

Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues Extends on Broadway
The show had canceled a handful of performances after the Tony winner sustained a back injury.

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Oct 12, 2021

World Premiere of The Osmonds: A New Musical Will Begin in 2022
The U.K. and Ireland tour is set to launch February 3, 2022, at Leicester's Curve.

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Oct 12, 2021

Celebrating Tony Award Winner Hugh Jackman on the Stage
The stage and screen star celebrates his birthday October 12.

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Oct 12, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club's Morning Sun Begins Previews Off-Broadway October 12
Edie Falco, Blair Brown, and Marin Ireland star in the world premiere by Tony winner Simon Stephens.

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Oct 12, 2021

Lorraine Hansberry: The Life Behind A Raisin in the Sun Will Hit Bookshelves in 2022
Charles J. Shields penned the new biography.

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Oct 12, 2021

Stars in the House Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month October 11-12
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley host an In the Heights game night for the daily series, benefiting The Actors Fund.

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Oct 12, 2021

Watch Sutton Foster Talk The Music Man, New Memoir, More
The Tony-winning star had a cute moment seeing her book cover for the first time on Good Morning America.

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Oct 12, 2021

Paradise Square: Watch the Music Video for 'I'd Be a Soldier,' From the Broadway-Bound Musical
The new musical will arrive on Broadway in early 2022 following a Chicago tryout.

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Oct 12, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: October 12
Springsteen on Broadway, Bruce Springsteen's intimate blend of autobiographical solo play and acoustic concert, opens on Broadway on this day in 2017.

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Oct 12, 2021

Off-Broadway Revival of Anna Deavere Smith's Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 Begins October 12
The show, originally a solo piece, now features an ensemble cast.

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Oct 12, 2021

Rachel York Is Reno Sweeney in London's Anything Goes Revival Starting October 12
York succeeds Tony winner Sutton Foster at the Barbican Theatre.

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Oct 12, 2021

Rajiv Joseph's Letters of Suresh Opens October 12 Off-Broadway
The Second Stage production features Ali Ahn, Ramiz Monsef, Kellie Overbey, and Thom Sesma.

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Oct 12, 2021

Karen Ziemba, Robert Cuccioli, Alvin Keith, More Star in Mrs. Warren's Profession Beginning October 12 Off-Broadway
Gingold Theatrical Group returns to in-person performances with the Bernard Shaw revival.

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Oct 12, 2021

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory North American Tour Begins October 12
The production resumes performances in Syracuse, New York.

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Oct 11, 2021

Go Inside Opening Night of Douglas Lyons' Chicken & Biscuits on Broadway
The play, starring Norm Lewis, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Michael Urie, and more, officially opened at Circle in the Square Theatre October 10.

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Oct 11, 2021

Read the Reviews for Is This A Room on Broadway
Tina Satter directs the play, constructed from the transcript of Reality Winner's FBI interrogation.

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Oct 11, 2021

Updates on Current and Upcoming National Tours
A look at the touring musicals and plays that may soon be coming to a city near you, as well as those canceled by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Oct 11, 2021

In the News: Anthony Hopkins Joins Florian Zeller's The Son Movie, Jackie Burns Releases Single, More
Plus: Mark your calendars for the 2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards.

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