March 26, 2015

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Jason Alexander Will Replace Larry David in Broadway's Fish in the Dark
26 Mar 2015
Tony Award-winning comic actor Jason Alexander, best known for playing George Costanza on the sitcom "Seinfeld," will replace Larry David in the Broadway hit Fish in the Dark when David finishes his scheduled run on June 7. The production, which was scheduled to close on that date, will now extend through July 19.

"The Sopranos" Star Tapped for Diversified Staging of The Glass Menagerie Off-Broadway
26 Mar 2015
Masterworks Theater Company has announced a racially diverse cast for its production of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie, to be directed by Christopher Scott with a mission of making the classic work more accessible. Amongst the cast are Saundra Santiago ("The Sopranos," "Miami Vice") and Richard Prioleau (HBO's "A Normal Heart") as Tom.



Broadway's Side Show and Cinderella Stars Help Cancer Patients in "Visible Ink"
26 Mar 2015 -- New York's Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's writing program "Visible Ink" provides a creative theatrical outlet for patients to tell their personal accounts of battling cancer. A staged reading of their stories featuring Broadway actors will take place March 30 at the Center's Zuckerman Auditorium.

Chicago's Griffin Theatre To Stage Adaptation of Hitchcock's "The Birds"
26 Mar 2015 -- Chicago's Griffin Theatre Company will present Conor McPherson's The Birds, adapted from Daphne du Maurier's short story, which was the basis for the classic Alfred Hitchcock film.

Stomp and Hamilton Cancel Performance After Nearby Fire (26 Mar 2015)

Problems and Pop Music! Robin De Jesus Will Tell You Why #TheStruggleIsReal at 54 Below (26 Mar 2015)

Broadway Vet Keith David Will Lead Cast in Lemon Andersen's Toast (26 Mar 2015)

Fun Home Announces Mobile Lottery System (26 Mar 2015)

Pour the Whiskey! Murder Ballad's New Jersey Premiere Will Rock a Hoboken Bar (26 Mar 2015)

James Lecesne's Downtown Show The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey to Close (26 Mar 2015)

GRINDR The Opera Staged Reading to Be Hosted by Village People's Randy Jones (26 Mar 2015)

World Premieres by Annie Baker and Quiara Alegría Hudes Slated for Signature's 25th Anniversary Season (26 Mar 2015)

Sixth Season of "Downton Abbey" Will Be Its Final: Hit Show Announces Conclusion (26 Mar 2015)

The Screening Room: Happy Birthday, Jonathan Groff (Video) (26 Mar 2015)

Dancers From Newsies and More Prove Midwestern Boys Are Pretty Irresistible (Video) (26 Mar 2015)

Fans Want Adam Pascal to Be Broadway's Next Valjean; Rent Star Weighs In (26 Mar 2015)

Tony Danza Heads to the Chatterbox Today (26 Mar 2015)

Photo Exclusive: Life With Noah- A Day With Dylan Fineman, The 12-Year-Old Star of Beacon School's Caroline, or Change (26 Mar 2015)

Jayne Atkinson, Jonathan Hadary, and Samantha Hill Will Go From The Earth to the Moon (26 Mar 2015)

Playbill Playlist: Rock On to Classic Rock Favorites From the Cast of Broadway's Hair! (26 Mar 2015)

Are You the Next Sondheim? Sound Bites Musical Theatre Festival Now Accepting Submissions (26 Mar 2015)

What Role Does Christopher Plummer Regret Turning Down? (Video) (26 Mar 2015)

Jonathan Groff Is No Longer "Looking"; Series to Conclude With HBO Special (26 Mar 2015)

Oscar Producers Say They Want To Do Broadway Shows and More Live TV Broadcasts (26 Mar 2015)

Side Show Star Will Be Next to Normal for North Carolina Theatre; Complete Cast Announced (26 Mar 2015)

Tom Stoppard Cited by PEN for "Defense of Creative Freedom" (26 Mar 2015)

Photo Call: The American Theatre Wing's 2015 Jonathan Larson Grants Presentation (26 Mar 2015)

Broadway's Cinderella Will Be Musical Guest for "Saturday Night Live" (26 Mar 2015)

Live Screening of A View From the Bridge, Starring Mark Strong, Offered Today (26 Mar 2015)

Rush Policy Announced for New Broadway Musical Doctor Zhivago (26 Mar 2015)

Bruce Vilanch, Jerry Adler, Constantine Maroulis Unearth Rubble in New Play by "Simpsons" Writer (26 Mar 2015)

Exclusive! Music Theatre International To License Benj Pasek and Justin Paul's James and the Giant Peach (26 Mar 2015)

Only £7,350 for Dinner and Show With Al Pacino (26 Mar 2015)

Predict the Winners! Busch, Nadler, Sullivan and The Skivvies Among Nominees for Tonight's MAC Awards (26 Mar 2015)

Bilingual Adaptation of Hammerstein and Bizet's Carmen Jones Workshopped in NYC (26 Mar 2015)

NYU to Workshop Beatsville by Menken Lyricist Glenn Slater, Starting Tonight (26 Mar 2015)

Laura Benanti, Derek Hough and the Rockettes Find a Heavenly Match in New York Spring Spectacular (26 Mar 2015)

Playbill Vault's Today In Theatre History: March 26 (26 Mar 2015)

Tony Winners, Stars from "Glee" and More Honor Broadway Legend Polly Bergen Today (26 Mar 2015)

From Leading Lady of the Met to Broadway: La Diva Renée Fleming Finds Her Funny Side (26 Mar 2015)

A Musical Nearly 20 Years in the Making: The Visit, Starring Chita Rivera, Arrives On Broadway at Long Last (26 Mar 2015)

Photo Special: Celebrating Barbra Streisand's Funny Girl Days (26 Mar 2015)

Photo Call: The Cast of Edgar Allan Poe Musical Nevermore Records Cast Album (25 Mar 2015)

Next Up for Lea Michele: Starring in a Hollywood Film (25 Mar 2015)

"Mozart in the Jungle" Actress Among Cast for Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Gloria at the Vineyard (25 Mar 2015)

Last Chance: What's Closing This Week (25 Mar 2015)

The Know: Your Essential Ticket-Buying Planner, March 26-April 5 (25 Mar 2015)

Could a "High School Musical" Star Score Big With Critics? Broadway Creatives Say, "Vanessa Is Gigi!" (25 Mar 2015)

Photo Exclusive: A Two-Show Day at Paper Mill With Hunchback of Notre Dame Star Michael Arden (25 Mar 2015)

Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition Will Be Held in May (25 Mar 2015)

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