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  • Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard & Christian Borle

    Welcome to Skid Row! The highly anticipated Off-Broadway revival of the cult classic musical Little Shop of Horrors begins previews at the Westside Theatre tonight. An official opening is set for October 17, 2019, and the production is currently booking through January 19, 2020.The cast of Little Shop of Horrors includes two-time Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff (as Seymour), Emmy Award winner Tammy Blanchard (as Audrey), two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle (as Orin Scrivello D.D.S.),...

  • Jackie Hoffman & Maria Friedman

    Talk about "Tradition"! Fiddler on the Roof has become somewhat of a New York tradition in itself, having seen no less than five Broadway revivals since its ground-breaking (and record-breaking) Broadway premiere in 1964. The most recent revival on the Great White Way, which opened in December 2015, was led by the incomparable Danny Burstein as Tevye, resulting in his sixth Tony Award nomination for his particularly affable portrayal. But now, New York City is experiencing a first, decades after...

  • Trevor Coll & Keri Kelly

    They are the champions! Casting has now been announced for the North American tour of Queen's spectacular musical We Will Rock You, which is scheduled to play the massive Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden for six performances from November 14 through November 17, 2019.The cast will be led by Trevor Coll (as Galileo), Keri Kelly (as Scaramouche), Krystle Chance (as Killer Queen), Alysse Ernewein (as Oz), Brian Christensen (as Brit), Kyle Gruninger (as Khashoggi), and Kevin Doe (as Buddy).In...

  • Jasmine Cephas Jones, Peter Dinklage & Grace McLean

    The New Group has now revealed the complete cast to join previously announced "Game of Thrones" star Peter Dinklage in the upcoming production of Cyrano (based on Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand), which kicks off the company's 2019-2020 Off-Broadway season. Previews are set to begin at the Daryl Roth Theatre on October 12, 2019, ahead of an official opening on November 7 and a limited run through November 24, 2019.The full cast of Cyrano includes Peter Dinklage in the titular role,...

  • The New York premiere of Jim Steinman's Bat Out of Hell: The Musical celebrated its official opening at New York City Center last night in a blaze of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll (read our 5* review) and producers have released the official production photos for the New York run, which continues through September 8, 2019.And like a Bat Out of Hell, here they are: Featuring a book, music & lyrics by Jim Steinman, the apocalyptic tuner includes iconic Meat Loaf songs from the infamous...

  • Robyn Lynne Norrisis a triple threat. She's a writer, a comedian and an actress. If you don't know her name yet, you will. Her first full-length show, #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment, began its New York City debut engagement at the Westside Theatre on June 20, 2019. If its run there goes anything like its previous iterations as Undateable, the longest-running premium show at Second City Hollywood which ran for 3 ½ years, or its two-act version #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment, which...

  • The Cast of The Underlying Chris

    Second Stage Theater has now revealed casting for the upcoming world premiere of The Underlying Chris, written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Will Eno and directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon, which is set to play a limited engagement at the Tony Kiser Theater from October 29 through December 15, 2019, with an official opening scheduled for November 21.The cast of The Underlying Chris includes Denise Burse​, Hannah Cabell, Michael Countryman, Nicholas Hutchinson, Lenne Klingaman, Lizbeth MacKay,...

  • David Hyde Pierce & Estelle Parsons

    The Public Theater revealed details of its upcoming 2019-2020 Off-Broadway season today, which will feature eight new productions, including a world premiere musical The Visitor, a New York premiere musical Soft Power, three world premiere plays (The Michaels, Coal Country, and Cullud Wattah), a New York premiere play The Vagrant Trilogy, and two major revivals (A Bright Room Called Day and For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf).The Public's Artistic Director...

  • Peter Dinklage

    "Game of Thrones" star Peter Dinklage is heading back to the New York stage! The New Group announced four new productions as part of its 2019-2020 Off-Broadway season today, kicking off with Cyrano (based on Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand), adapated and directed by Dinklage's wife, Erica Schmidt (currently represented off-Broadway by her Red Bull Theater production of Mac Beth). Performances are expected to begin in fall 2019 at the Daryl Roth Theatre.Synopsis: "A raw and transporting new...

  • Anna Deavere Smith, Katori Hall & Dominique Morisseau

    Signature Theatre has revealed details for the six new productions which will form the company's upcoming 2019-2020 Off-Broadway season at Pershing Square Signature Center. The season includes two world premieres and one New York premiere production and five out of the six offerings come from female playwrights.Artistic Director Paige Evans commented: "I'm delighted to be bringing Anna Deavere Smith to Signature next season. Anna revolutionized the theatrical form with her groundbreaking...

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