Shuffle Along Closes on Broadway and A Chorus Line Takes Over the Hollywood Bowl | Playbill

News Shuffle Along Closes on Broadway and A Chorus Line Takes Over the Hollywood Bowl The Know: What not to miss in theatre July 21-31.
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July 24: The starry, Tony-nominated Shuffle Along concludes its run on Broadway. The historic musical traces the legacy of black artistry on Broadway and features a cast that includes Tony winners Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Billy Porter, as well as Tony nominees Brandon Victor Dixon and Joshua Henry.

July 31: Jesse Tyler Ferguson says farewell to his 40+ characters in Fully Committed on Broadway. The solo show, directed by Jason Moore, takes a peek behind the curtain of New York City's fine dining scene.

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July 31: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking musical Cats opens on Broadway starring X Factor winner and British pop star Leona Lewis in the role of Grizabella the Glamour Cat.

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July 21 & 23: Tony-winning Music Man star Barbara Cook celebrates the publication of her memoir, Then and Now, with two additional concert evenings at Feinstein's/54 Below.

July 23: Jonathan Groff is reunited with his Looking co-stars for the movie-length finale on HBO. The final chapter is an exploration of love, friendship, commitment and what it means to grow up.

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July 27: Performances kick off for the Encores! Off-Center revival of Kurt Vonnegut’s God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, the first collaboration between Little Shop of Horrors' Howard Ashman and Alan Menken. The concert staging, directed by Michael Mayer at New York City Center stars Skylar Astin, Santino Fontana, James Earl Jones, Rebecca Naomi Jones and Kate Wetherhead, among others.

July 29-30: The Hollywood Bowl presents the Tony-winning musical A Chorus Line, starring Mario Lopez, Krysta Rodriguez, Robert Fairchild and more. The limited run is directed and choreographed by Baayork Lee, who appeared as Connie Wong in the original Broadway production and choreographed the Broadway revival in 2006.

July 26 & 27: Following a sold-out run at the Cafe Carlyle last year, Honeymoon in Vegas star Tony Danza brings his acclaimed cabaret show Standards & Stories to the Feinstein’s/54 Below stage.

July 30: Long-time friends and animal rights activists Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore host Broadway Barks 7! in Shubert Alley. The two award-winning actors co-created the event to help find homes for animals in New York City shelters.

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