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  • Matt McGrath

    Stage veteran Matt McGrath has joined the cast of the upcoming Broadway premiere of Conor McPherson's Girl from the North Country, which features the songs of music icon Bob Dylan. McGrath replaces previously announced David Pittu who has now left the production due to scheduling conflicts.McGrath's previous Broadway credits include Cabaret, A Streetcar Named Desire, and Working. His many Off-Broadway credits include a Lucille Lortel Award-winning performance in The Legend of Georgia McBride for...

  • Alexandra Billings

    Time for "a change in the weather" perhaps? "Transparent" standout Alexandra Billings makes history today, becoming the first openly trans actor to play the role of Madame Morrible in the long-running hit musical Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre.Ms. Billings is best known for her role as Davina on Amazon's "Transparent" and she previously made her Broadway debut in 2018's The Nap at Manhattan Theatre Club. Her other screen credits include Amazon's "Goliath," as well as "How to Get Away With...

  • James Cromwell & Jane Alexander in Grand Horizons

    Second Stage Theater has now released official production photography for its current Broadway premiere of Bess Wohl's Grand Horizons, directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman.The new shots depict the entire star-studded Broadway cast, which includes Tony & Emmy Award winner Jane Alexander (as Nancy), Emmy Award winner James Cromwell (as Bill), Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez (as Carla), Ben McKenzie (making his Broadway debut as Ben), Maulik Pancholy (as Tommy), Tony Award nominee...

  • Producers of the upcoming Broadway revival of Neil Simon's comedy Plaza Suite have now announced the complete cast to join four-time Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker and two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick.The cast will also include Danny Bolero (as The Waiter), Drama Desk Award nominee Molly Ranson (as Jean McCormick/Mimsey Hubley), and Eric Wiegand (as The Bellhop/Borden Eisler).In addition, Tony Award winner Michael McGrath and Tony Award nominee Erin Dilly...

  • Erika Henningsen & Jeremy Kushnier

    Lincoln Center Theater has now confirmed complete casting for the Broadway premiere of the upcoming new musical Flying Over Sunset. The LSD-themed tuner is scheduled to begin previews at the Vivian Beaumont Theater on March 12, 2020, ahead of an official opening on April 16.Joining previously announced principal cast members Tony Award nominee Carmen Cusack (as Clare Booth Luce), Tony Award nominee Harry Hadden-Paton (as Aldous Huxley), and Tony Award nominee Tony Yazbeck (as Cary Grant), will...

  • Ciara Renée, Ryan McCartan & McKenzie Kurtz

    Disney Theatrical has now announced three new principal cast members joining the Broadway company of Frozen from February 18, 2020.Ciara Renée will play the role of Elsa, taking over from original cast member Caissie Levy. Renée recently starred Off-Broadway as Mariana in MCC Theater's world premiere musical The Wrong Man. Her previous Broadway credits include the roles of The Witch in Big Fish in 2013 and The Leading Player in Pippin in 2014. She also originated the role of Esmeralda in The...

  • Jerry O'Connell & Blair Underwood in A Soldier's Play

    Roundabout Theatre Company has now released official production photography for its current Broadway premiere of Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama A Soldier's Play.Under the direction of Tony Award winner Kenny Leon, A Soldier's Play began previews at the American Airlines Theatre on December 27, 2019, ahead of an official opening on January 21 and a limited engagement through March 15, 2020.The new shots depict the Broadway cast that includes three-time Tony Award nominee David Alan...

  • Laura Linney in My Name is Lucy Barton

    Manhattan Theatre Club has now revealed production photography for its current American premiere of My Name is Lucy Barton, starring four-time Tony Award nominee Laura Linney.The production began previews on January 4, 2020 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, ahead of an official opening on January 15 and a limited engagement through February 29, 2020. Laura Linney as Lucy BartonLaura Linney as Lucy BartonSynopsis: "Laura Linney returns to Broadway in a haunting new solo play adapted by Rona...

  • Cameron Dallas

    He's sooooo fetch! Musician and Social Media star Cameron Dallas makes his Broadway debut in the hit musical Mean Girls at the August Wilson Theatre tonight. He assumes the role of "heartthrob" Aaron Samuels for a limited 4-week engagement through February 9, 2020, during original cast member Kyle Selig's leave of absence.Cameron Dallas has accumulated over 40 million followers thanks to his posts on Vine, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. He also signed to Columbia Records in 2018, releasing...

  • Cynthia Nixon

    Two-time Tony Award winner Cynthia Nixon is set to direct Jane Chambers' landmark lesbian play Last Summer at Bluefish Cove on Broadway in 2020.The play was groundbreaking when it premiered Off-Broadway at the Actors' Playhouse in 1980 and this 40th Anniversary production will make history as the first Broadway production to feature an all-female cast and creative team (to be announced at a later date). A theatre and exact dates will also be confirmed in due course.Synopsis: "It's 1980 at...

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