Good Evening everyone! For those who love theater…News from Playbill.
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- FILM & TV NEWSAnd I Am Telling You… Dreamgirls is Now Streaming on HBO Max April 24 By Dan Meyer | 04/24/2021The film adaptation stars Anika Noni Rose, Beyoncé Knowles, and Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson.
- CABARET & CONCERT NEWSRock of Ages: All-Star Reunion Concert Streams April 24 With Original Cast Members From Broadway, Off-Broadway, More By Dan Meyer | 04/24/2021Among the stars participating are Tony nominees Constantine Maroulis, Laura Bell Bundy, and Kerry Butler.
- BENEFITS AND GALASStars in the House Welcomes Mandy Gonzalez and Andrea McArdle April 24 By Andrew Gans | 04/24/2021Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley’s daily series benefits The Actors Fund.
- PLAYBILL VAULTPlaybill Vault’s Today in Theatre History: April 24 By Playbill Staff | 04/24/2021In 2016, Waitress opens on Broadway.
- THEATRE ALTERNATIVESIn the News: Katrina Lenk and Amber Gray to Star in New The Civilians Musical, Experience Odd Man Out Blindfolded, More By Dan Meyer, Talaura Harms | 04/23/2021Plus: Bucks County will welcome Christy Altomare, Melissa Errico, and more for its concert series.
- NEWSHow Mars Storm Rucker Found Healing Through Songwriting By Felicia Fitzpatrick | 04/23/2021The Tina: The Tina Turner Musical alum explores balance, comfort, and growth through their upcoming EP variations in green.
- PHOTOSSee the Skivvies Return to the Stage With Diana Huey and Matt Doyle By Marc J. Franklin | 04/23/2021The underwear-clad band played their first in-person show since the pandemic April 16 at The Green Room.
- VIDEOWATCH: Mandy Patinkin Likens Finding Your Roots Experience to Carousel Quote By Dan Meyer | 04/23/2021Check out an exclusive clip ahead of the Season 7 premiere, featuring Patinkin and Audra McDonald.
- INDUSTRY NEWSInside the ‘March on Broadway,’ Calling for Change, Equity, and Transparency By Ryan McPhee | 04/23/2021The April 22 event advocated for six industry demands set forth by theatre artists and activists.
- PHOTOSCheck Out These Disco-Chic Photos From Halston, Starring Ewan McGregor and Krysta Rodriguez By Dan Meyer | 04/23/2021The Ryan Murphy limited series gets a premiere date on Netflix.
- BENEFITS AND GALASStars in the House Welcomes Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. April 23 By Andrew Gans | 04/23/2021Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley’s daily series benefits The Actors Fund.
- PLAYBILL VAULTPlaybill Vault’s Today in Theatre History: April 23 By Playbill Staff | 04/23/2021Happy birthday, William Shakespeare.
- INDUSTRY NEWSKwofe Coleman Named New President and CEO of St. Louis Muny By Andrew Gans | 04/23/2021Coleman will succeed Denny Reagan in 2022.
- LONDON NEWSTom Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt Will Return to London’s West End This Summer By Andrew Gans | 04/23/2021Patrick Marber directs the 12-week run of the Olivier-winning drama.
- INDUSTRY NEWSThe Playbill Weekend Streaming Guide: What to Watch (and Listen to) April 23-25 By Talaura Harms | 04/23/2021Resounding’s Clu-eth, Play-PerView’s The Gett, Orfeh and Andy with Bill Berloni, and more online offerings this weekend.
- FILM & TV NEWSNational Theatre’s Filmed Romeo and Juliet Airs on PBS April 23 By Talaura Harms | 04/23/2021Josh O’Conner and Jessie Buckley are star-crossed lovers in this contemporary Shakespeare production.
- THEATRE ALTERNATIVESManu Narayan, Brian Charles Rooney, Thom Sesma, More Star in Clu-eth at Radial Park Beginning April 23 By Andrew Gans | 04/23/2021The premiere of the unauthorized parody launches Resounding’s outdoor festival of immersive audio plays, also available via simulcast.
- CAST RECORDINGS & ALBUMSUpcoming Cast Recordings By Playbill Staff | 04/23/2021The show tunes you need from the shows you love!
- FILM & TV NEWSSchedule of Upcoming Movie Musical Adaptations By David Gewirtzman | 04/23/2021A list of stage musicals announced to be adapted as films.
- FILM & TV NEWSSchedule of Upcoming and Current Free Live Stream Broadcasts By Playbill Staff | 04/23/2021Your guide to where and when to watch captures of live plays and musicals.
You can go to playbill.com for more. I hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend, be safe, healthy, and blessed.
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