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  • 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...

  • Roundabout Theatre Company

    Roundabout Theatre Company has announced three new productions as part of its 2019-2020 Off-Broadway season at the Harold & Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. Each of the productions will be receiving their respective world premieres.At the Laura Pels Theatre, Roundabout presents 72 Miles to Go... with a scheduled run for winter 2020. The production will mark the debut play for Hillary Bettis, which focuses on the 72 miles between Tucson, Arizona and Nogales, Mexico, as a Mexican mother is...

  • The Public Theater has announced that actor and 'Glee' star Jonathan Groff will join the cast of Lin-Manuel Miranda's new musical Hamilton at Astor Place, replacing Brian D'Arcy James in the role of King George from 3 March 2015. The production has extended its limited engagement for a third time, and will run at the Public's Astor Place through 3 May 2015, where it is now sold out. Producers of the show announced earlier this week that it would transfer to Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre,...

  • The Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the full cast for their production of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger, opening at the Laura Pels Theatre on 2 Feb 2012, following previews from 13 Jan, and closing on 8 Apr 2012. Directed by Sam Gold, the cast wil feature Adam Driver (Cliff), Sarah Goldberg (Allison), Anastasia Griffith (Helena) and Matthew Rhys (Jimmy). Look Back in Anger is about four people struggling to live together and love each other in 1950s England. The design team...

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