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San Francisco Theatre
Jack Thorne and Nico Muhly Developing
Set This House in Order
Musical Adaptation at Berkeley Repertory Theatre
By Dan Meyer | 06/17/2021
Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal, Sarah Ruhl, and Dipika Guha will also develop works at the Bay Area company.
Celebrate Juneteenth and Black Culture With These Virtual Theatre Presentations
By Dan Meyer | 06/17/2021
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Carnegie Hall, and more offer tributes to enjoy from home.
Benefits and Galas
Streamed Reading of
Featuring Trans Performers, Will Benefit ACLU of Kentucky
By Ryan McPhee | 06/15/2021
Actors Theatre of Louisville and Charlie Hano produce the virtual version of Sarah DeLappe's Pulitzer finalist.
Watch the Avett Brothers Perform the Title Song From
By Dan Meyer | 06/15/2021
The new musical will premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in 2022.
Readings and Workshops
Michael R. Jackson's
White Girl in Danger
, Melissa Li and Kit Yan's
, More Set for 2021 New York Stage and Film
By Dan Meyer | 06/15/2021
The incubator series returns to the Hudson Valley this summer.
Muny 2021 Casting: J. Harrison Ghee as Velma Kelly, Kate Rockwell as Maria Reiner, More
By Dan Meyer | 06/14/2021
The Broadway stars are two of the 27 principals announced for the lineup that includes
Smokey Joe’s Cafe
The Sound of Music, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
On Your Feet!,
New Program From Theatre Communications Group to Support Black and Indigenous Theatres
By Logan Culwell-Block | 06/11/2021
Thrive! will provide grants, professional development, and technical assistance.
In the News: Jeremy Jordan, Ariana DeBose, Lilli Cooper, and Taylor Louderman Lend Voice to New Write Out Loud EP, More
By Playbill Staff | 06/10/2021
Plus: 25 Black Juilliard alums come together to address racism at the prestigious drama school.
Los Angeles News
Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie Will Retire at End of 2021
By Dan Meyer | 06/10/2021
The West Coast industry leader has been in the role for over 16 years.
Film & TV News
In the News: Ana Villafañe, Alex Brightman, and Rory O'Malley Book TV Pilots, Irish Rep Plans Digital Summer Season, More
By Talaura Harms | 06/09/2021
Plus, a Daniel Fish-conceived concert of Loesser's The
Most Happy Fella
music will play Bard SummerScape, with Mary Testa, Tina Fabrique, and more
Goodman Theatre Sets Dates for 2021–2022 Season, Including
School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play
By Dan Meyer | 06/09/2021
The Sean Hayes-led
Good Night, Oscar
, the musical adaption of
, and more will come to Chicago.
Alliance Theatre's 2021-2022 Season Will Open With the World Premiere of
From Sugarland's Kristian Bush and Novelist Phillip DePoy
By Talaura Harms | 06/08/2021
The season will also include a second to-be-announced premiere musical, directed by Kenny Leon.
In the News: Jeremy Jordan and Solea Pfeiffer Lead
In the Light, A Faustian Tale
By Talaura Harms | 06/07/2021
Plus: The inaugural recipients of the New Visions Fellowship from National Queer Theatre and The Dramatist Guild have been announced.
Nik Walker and Donna Lynne Champlin Will Lead
at Hangar Theatre
By Dan Meyer | 06/07/2021
Performances will begin July 22 in Ithaca, New York.
A.R.T.'s New Season Will Feature Idina Menzel in
Wild in Concert
Plus Premieres of
Macbeth in Stride
By Andrew Gans | 06/07/2021
The long-awaited revival of
, directed by Jeffrey L. Page and Diane Paulus, will also debut at the Massachusetts venue.
New Works by Amy Jo Jackson, Carla Ching, More Heading to O’Neill Theater Center
By Ryan McPhee | 06/04/2021
The 57th summer season marks the first under the leadership of new Executive Director Tiffani Gavin.
Film & TV News
In the News: Dyllón Burnside Among
American Horror Stories
Cast, Detroit Public Theatre Finds a Permanent Home
By Talaura Harms | 06/03/2021
Plus: Participants of Black Theatre United and Williamstown Theatre Festival's BIPOC training initiative have been announced.
Corbin Bleu Will Star in
Catch Me If You Can
During Arena Stage's 2021–2022 Season
By Andrew Gans | 06/03/2021
The season also includes the world-premiere musical
American Prophet: Frederick Douglass in His Own Words,
the launch of the
Cambodian Rock Band
tour, and more.
Ashley Blanchet, Adrianna Hicks, Isabelle McCalla, More Cast in Paper Mill's Streaming
By Andrew Gans | 06/02/2021
Casey Hushion directs the virtual production with choreography by Jennifer Werner.
Film & TV News
Film Capture of A.C.T.
Tales of the City
Musical Will Stream for Pride
By Dan Meyer | 06/02/2021
The production stars Betsy Wolfe, Wesley Taylor, Josh Breckingridge, Judy Kaye, and more.
In the News: E. Fay Butler Returns to
Danai Gurira Eyes Return to Wakanda for
Sequel and Series
By Talaura Harms | 05/28/2021
Plus: The Lavender Effect kicks off Pride month with a Virtual Pride Parade featuring Alexandra Billings, Betty Buckley, Judith Light, and more.
Old Globe Plans In-Person Return With Concerts and Screenings This Summer, Full Productions to Follow
By Ryan McPhee | 05/28/2021
The San Diego lineup includes an outdoor
and three world premieres.
La Jolla Playhouse Will Reopen This Summer; Dates Announced for
By Dan Meyer | 05/28/2021
has been moved to the California venue's 2022–2023 season.
Film & TV News
In the News: Danny Burstein Joins HBO's Lakers Drama, Brittney Mack to Host A.R.T.'s Spring Celebration
By Talaura Harms | 05/27/2021
Plus: Creative teams for Williamstown Theatre Festival are announced, and applications open for the BMI-Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Librettist Workshop.
World Premiere of Britney Spears Musical
Once Upon a One More Time
Whisked Away to D.C.
By Dan Meyer | 05/27/2021
The Broadway-aimed jukebox musical will now debut at Shakespeare Theatre Company.
In the News: Darren Criss to Headline Theatre Aspen Gala, Lineup for New Federal Theatre Reading Series Announced
By Talaura Harms | 05/20/2021
Plus: CO/LAB Theater Group will present a summer festival of works from its neurodiverse company of actors and supporting artists.
The Muny Will Present 5 Musicals This Summer in Revised Schedule
By Andrew Gans | 05/19/2021
The reduced summer season launches July 26 with
Smokey Joe's Cafe.
Paper Mill Playhouse Sets Rescheduled
, Disney Revue, More in 2021-2022 Season
By Ryan McPhee | 05/18/2021
Michael Wartella, Christy Altomare, and Joey McIntyre will star in
at the New Jersey venue.
Will Play Chicago
By Dan Meyer | 05/18/2021
The musical will play the James M. Nederlander Theatre later this year.
Asolo Rep's 2021–2022 Season Will Include World Premiere of
, New Production of
By Dan Meyer | 05/12/2021
The Florida company will also present stagings of
The Great Leap.
In the News: Lisa Edelstein, Kathryn Hahn, and Tracee Chimo Pallero Are
The Sisters Rosensweig,
MTC Welcomes New Board Members
By Talaura Harms | 05/11/2021
Plus, Tonya Pinkins, Ezra Knight, and Pat Bowie are among the actors cast in the Black Motherhood and Parenting New Play Festival.
Cast Recordings & Albums
In the News: Ramin Karimloo and Alice Ripley Will Lead
Concept Album, Lewis Flinn Releases Curtain Call Compilation, More
By Talaura Harms | 05/10/2021
Plus, Provincetown Theater moves outdoors for its summer 2021 season
Aaron Tveit, Joshua Henry, More Join Barrington Stage Company’s 2021 Season
By Dan Meyer | 05/07/2021
Debra Jo Rupp, Alysha Umphress, Alan H. Green, and more will also appear in BSC’s outdoor productions.
Steppenwolf Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro Will Step Down This Summer
By Dan Meyer | 05/03/2021
Shapiro spent six years in the role and plans to remain a part of the Chicago company's ensemble.
Raúl Esparza, Carmen Cusack, Alice Ripley, More Star in
The Waves in Quarantine
By Dan Meyer | 04/29/2021
Berkeley Rep’s digital production is available to enjoy for free.
Chicago’s Steppenwolf Will Welcome Back In-Person Audiences, at New Theatre Complex, in November
By Ryan McPhee | 04/28/2021
The regional theatre’s 2021–2022 season, with a mix of virtual and live programming, spotlights works by such ensemble members as Tina Landau and Tarell Alvin McCraney.
Watch Daniel J. Watts, Douglas Lyons, Nia Holloway, More in Streaming Obsidian Theatre Festival
By Dan Meyer | 04/27/2021
The free program features emerging Black artists, actors, directors, and playwrights from Detroit.
Afrofemononomy Will Offer In-Person Presentations of
Begin The Beguine
By Dan Meyer | 04/23/2021
The Black femme theatre artists collaboration will also premiere member Eisa Davis’
Kwofe Coleman Named New President and CEO of St. Louis Muny
By Andrew Gans | 04/23/2021
Coleman will succeed Denny Reagan in 2022.
In the News: Melinda Lopez and Joel Perez Share Secrets and Recipes In
Black Beans Project,
Theatre Royal Bath's
Transfers to West End
By Talaura Harms | 04/21/2021
Plus, Andrew Lippa, Tom Kitt, Lauren Pritchard, and more will judge Taylor Louderman's annual musical theatre songwriting contest.
Nolan Williams Jr. Explores the Intersection of African American Food Traditions and Theatre in
By Dan Meyer | 04/20/2021
The musical will get its world premiere at the Ford’s Theatre in spring 2022.
American Conservatory Theater, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Irish Repertory Theatre Partner on Streaming Platform for Major Regional Theatres
By Logan Culwell-Block | 04/19/2021
Created in collaboration with Broadway On Demand, the National Theatre Network will launch with a filmed adaptation of Heather Christian's
Candace Bushnell's Solo Show
Is There Still Sex in the City?
Will Premiere at Bucks County Playhouse
By Andrew Gans | 04/15/2021
Performances will begin at the Pennsylvania venue in June.
Los Angeles News
Everybody's Talking About Jamie
North American Premiere Joins Shifted Center Theatre Group Line-Up
By Logan Culwell-Block | 04/13/2021
New season plans for the Los Angeles theatre also include the postponement of the Broadway-bound, Diane Paulus-helmed
Check Out an Exclusive Clip of Grace McLean and the Cast of
Singing ‘Independent Spirit’
By Dan Meyer | 04/08/2021
The musical closes out Williamstown Theatre Festival’s Audible season April 8.
Williamstown Theatre Festival Reveals Outdoor Summer Season
By Andrew Gans | 04/08/2021
The season includes
Nine Solo Plays by Black Playwrights
curated by Robert O'Hara and the new musicals
Row and Alien/Nation.
In the News: Eric McCormack Joins Mary-Louise Parker in
The Baltimore Waltz
, Milwaukee Rep Plans October Reopening
By Talaura Harms | 04/07/2021
Plus: Bloomingdale School of Music will stream its annual spring benefit concert with performances from
's Alyssa Fox and Aisha Jackson and more.
TheaterWorks Hartford Will Present Streaming Production of
The Sound Inside
By Dan Meyer | 04/07/2021
The new production of the 2020 Tony-nominated play stars Maggie Bofill and Ephraim Birney.
In the News: Kennedy Center Reveals Plans for 50th Anniversary Season, Including a Broadway Concert and Bernstein's
By Talaura Harms | 04/06/2021
Plus: Performers have been announced for Harlem Stage's gala and the upcoming
Rock of Ages
Bay Street Theater Will Break Ground on New Multi-Space Venue
By Andrew Gans | 04/06/2021
The new home for the not-for-profit theatre company is expected to be completed by 2023.
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