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  • Jeannette Bayardelle & Rachel John

    Over the pond, the celebrated musical Girl from the North Country (which intertwines the greatest hits of music legend Bob Dylan with an original, Great Depression-era story by Irish playwright Conor McPherson) is currently enjoying its second limited West End engagement. As the tuner prepares for its Broadway premiere next month, we thought we'd take this opportunity to pair up a member of the London cast with her New York counterpart for a special Girl from the North Country-themed edition of...

  • Pearl Sun

    Current standby Pearl Sun steps in to cover the roles of Janice & others in the smash hit musical Come From Away at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre tonight for a run through March 29, 2020, as cast member Emily Walton takes time out to star in the new Off-Broadway musical Darling Grenadine.Sun's previous Broadway credits include Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! and If/Then. She has also appeared off-Broadway in The Seven, An Oak Tree, Walmartopia and Happiness.The Broadway...

  • Miguel Cervantes in Hamilton

    He'll be back in "The Room Where It Happens"! Miguel Cervantes will be reportedly returning to the titular role in the Broadway production of smash hit musical Hamilton this spring (an exact start date will be announced shortly). Cervantes previously assumed the role on Broadway in July 2016 and he recently closed out the Chicago production. His other Broadway credits include If/Then and Green Day's American Idiot.The role of Alexander Hamilton is currently being played on Broadway by Ryan...

  • Erika Jayne

    The name on everybody's lips is gonna be... Erika! "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" standout Erika Jayne makes her Broadway debut tonight, assuming the role of Roxie Hart in the longest-running American musical Chicago. As previously announced, she is set to play a limited engagement at the Ambassador Theatre through March 29, 2020.Aside from Bravo's "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," Ms. Jayne is also a recognised pop-dance artist, boasting nine #1's on the US Billboard dance chart. She...

  • Isaac Powell

    It has been reported that the highly anticipated Broadway revival of West Side Story, directed by Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove, has delayed its official opening by two weeks. This is due to leading man Isaac Powell sustaining a knee injury. Standby Jordan Dobson is currently covering the role of Tony whilst Powell recovers.West Side Story began previews at the Broadway Theatre on December 10, 2019, and will celebrate its opening night on February 20, 2020 (instead of February 6).The timeless...

  • Jerry O'Connell, David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood & Nnamdi Asomugha

    Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway premiere of Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama A Soldier's Play, directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon, begins preview performances at the American Airlines Theatre tonight. An official opening is set for January 21 with the limited engagement running through March 15, 2020.Synopsis: "1944. A Louisiana Army base. A sergeant is murdered—and the crime, with its masterfully unfolded investigation, triggers a gripping barrage of questions about...

  • James Monroe Iglehart & Jason Pennycooke

    Happy Holidays to all our valued readers from all of us at the New York Theatre Guide! For "One Last Time" this year, as a little pre-Christmas gift, we're bringing you an edition of 5 Questions from Over the Pond that we're sure you'll be more than "Satisfied" with... OK, no more Hamilton references, we promise... But yes, folks, we've been lucky enough to pair up a couple of shining stars from the world's musical phenomenon by Lin-Manuel Miranda that needs no introduction.On this side of the...

  • James Cromwell & Jane Alexander

    Second Stage Theater continues its 2019-2020 Broadway season with Bess Wohl's Grand Horizons, directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman, which begins previews at the Hayes Theater tonight, ahead of an official opening on January 23 and a limited engagement through March 1, 2020.Synopsis: "Bill and Nancy have spent fifty full years as husband and wife. They practically breathe in unison, and can anticipate each other's every sigh, snore and sneeze. But just as they settle comfortably into...

  • Krystal Joy Brown

    "Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story"? Krystal Joy Brown, that's who! The Broadway alum joins the cast of the smash hit musical Hamilton at the Richard Rodgers Theatre tonight, assuming the role of Eliza Hamilton from Denée Benton​. The Tony Award nominee played her final performance as Eliza on December 8.Ms. Brown's previous Broadway credits include Big Fish, Motown The Musical, and Leap of Faith.The current principal cast of Hamilton includes Austin Scott (as Alexander Hamilton), Tony...

  • Shereen Pimentel & Isaac Powell

    "Tonight, tonight, won't be just any night"... because the highly anticipated Broadway revival of West Side Story, directed by Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove, begins previews at the Broadway Theatre! An official opening for this new take on a Broadway classic is scheduled for February 6, 2020.West Side Story, which debuted on Broadway in 1957, features music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by Bernstein, Sondheim & Arthur Laurents.Synopsis: "Inspired by...

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