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  • Frank Wood, Ilana Levine & Tess Frazer

    Manhattan Theatre Club has announced initial casting for its upcoming world premiere of The Perplexed, written by Tony Award winner Richard Greenberg and helmed by MTC's Artistic Director Lynne Meadow. Previews are scheduled to begin at New York City Center's Stage I on February 11, 2020, ahead of an official opening on March 3 and a limited engagement through March 29, 2020.The cast includes Patrick Breen (as James Arlen), Margaret Colin (as Evy Arlen-Stahl), Tess Frazer (as Isabelle Stahl),...

  • 'Twas the Night Before... by Cirque du Soleil

    Cirque du Soleil presents its first-ever Christmas show in New York City this holiday season, scheduled to stage its world premiere at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden from December 12 through December 29, 2019.'Twas the Night Before... is the 49th original production by Cirque du Soleil; the Canadian company which has become a world leader in live entertainment and circus arts.Synopsis: "'Twas the Night Before... is an exhilarating new spin on the beloved Christmas classic as only...

  • Jonathan Groff in Little Shop of Horrors

    Ahead of tomorrow's official opening at the Westside Theatre, official production photography has now been released for the highly anticipated Off-Broadway revival of the cult classic musical Little Shop of Horrors. Previews began on September 17, 2019, with an official opening set for October 17, and the production is currently booking through January 19, 2020.The new shots depict the cast of Little Shop of Horrors, which includes two-time Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff (as Seymour), Emmy...

  • 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,...

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