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  • Lackawanna Blues has postponed its opening night, originally scheduled for tonight. The show, which features Ruben-Santiago Hudson in a solo performance, will now open October 7.On Friday, September 24, the production announced that Santiago-Hudson had sustained an injury and canceled that weekend's performances. Though he is now performing again, the opening has been pushed back "continues to recover and works his way back to his original performance prior to his injury," a representative of...

  • Trouble in Mind

    Trouble in Mind has announced the full cast for the Broadway premiere of Alice Childress's play. The newly announced cast members will join the previously confirmed Tony and Emmy Award winner LaChanze, who will star in the lead role of Wiletta.Joining LaChanze are Michael Zegen as Al Manners, Chuck Cooper as Sheldon Forrester, Danielle Campbell as Judy Sears, Jessica Frances Dukes as Millie Davis, Brandon Micheal Hall as John Nevins, Simon Jones as Henry, Alex Mickiewicz as Eddie Fenton, and Don...

  • Lileana Blain-Cruz

    Lincoln Center Theater will produce Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Skin of Our Teeth on Broadway at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, beginning performances March 31, 2022 ahead of an April 25 opening night. The play is set in Excelsior, New Jersey, and follows the Antrobus family as they experience an Ice Age, a biblical flood, and war.The Skin of Our Teeth first premiered on Broadway in 1942 and has been revived twice since, in 1955 and 1975. It was last seen on the New York...

  • Photo credit: Waitress (Photo by Matthew Murphy)

    It's amazing what baking can do. The simple story of a struggling pie chef and waitress, first told in an indie movie, ended up being the perfect recipe for a Broadway treat when adapted into the musical Waitress. Jessie Nelson and Sara Bareilles whipped up an emotional musical that's enjoyed a four-plus-year Broadway run and made the refrain "sugar, butter, flour" a key ingredient of many musical theatre lovers' vocabulary.To make sure you have all the ingredients for an enjoyable time at...

  • Photo credit: Moulin Rouge! The Musical (Photo by Matthew Murphy)

    "I'm here with my son, and I think we might go to Dave & Buster's." That's how Diablo Cody, who won the Tony Award for best book of a musical for Jagged Little Pill at the 74th annual ceremony on September 26, said she planned to celebrate her prize.Casual as her reaction may sound, there was no denying that Cody, or any of last night's Tony winners, felt anything less than immense joy. Not only were they taking home trophies, but they were doing so at a ceremony finally happening after a...

  • Is This A Room

    Is This A Room and Dana H., which are running in repertory on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre, have announced an in-person rush ticket program. Rush tickets will be available throughout each show's run, beginning with the first performance of Is This A Room on September 24 and Dana H. on October 1.A limited number of $35 rush tickets will be available to purchase at the box office each performance day for that night's performance. Each person can purchase up to two tickets, and they can be paid...

  • Slave Play

    Jeremy O. Harris's Slave Play will return to Broadway in November. The new production will go up at the August Wilson Theatre, which currently houses Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu's Pass Over until October 10.Slave Play will begin performances November 23 ahead of a December 2 opening night. It will run through January 23, 2022. This will be the play's second Broadway run, with the first running from September 10, 2019 through January 19, 2020 after premiering off Broadway at New York Theatre...

  • Caroline, or Change

    No one waiting for the Caroline, or Change cast anymore! Roundabout Theatre Company, which is producing the revival of the musical, has announced the full cast. Caroline, or Change will start performances on October 8 at Studio 54 ahead of an October 27 opening night.As previously announced, Sharon D Clarke will return to her Olivier Award-winning role as Caroline Thibodeaux. The cast also includes Gabriel Amoroso, Adam Makké, and Jaden Myles Waldman alternating as Noah Gellman, Caissie Levy as...

  • Heidi Blickenstaff and Morgan Dudley

    You oughta know the cast of Jagged Little Pill! The musical has announced its full reopening cast, with new cast members Heidi Blickenstaff and Morgan Dudley stepping into lead roles alongside most of the original Broadway cast.Blickenstaff will play the role of Mary Jane Healy while original cast member Elizabeth Stanley, who is Tony-nominated for the role, is on maternity leave. Beginning in November, when Stanley returns on a limited schedule, the two women will share the role. Also joining...

  • Jennifer Nettles

    UPDATE: In addition to Nettles, McQueen, and Blanchet, two new casting announcements have been made. Nik Dodani and Ben Thompson will take over the roles of Ogie and Earl, respectively, beginning October 19.Everything changes — including Jennas! Waitress has announced that Jennifer Nettles will step into the musical's leading role from October 19. She follows Waitress composer/lyricist Sara Bareilles, who is currently playing the role of Jenna in a limited engagement through October...

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