Wednesday, September 18, 2019

NEWS

Sue Wagner, John Johnson leave Joey Parnes Productions to start new venture

Sue Wagner and John Johnson are starting their own production and general management company called Wagner Johnson Productions.  Wagner and Johnson are both longtime members of Joey Parnes Productions, which will continue to operate independently....

‘The Devil Wears Prada’ musical will premiere in Chicago

“The Devil Wears Prada” musical will have its world premiere in Chicago. Directed by Anna D. Shapiro, with music by Sir Elton John, lyrics by Shaina Taub and a book by Paul Rudnick, the musical...

‘American Buffalo’ starring Laurence Fishburn and Sam Rockwell announces Broadway run

A revival of David Mamet’s “American Buffalo” starring Laurence Fishburn and Sam Rockwell will come to Broadway this spring.  Directed by Neil Pepe, who has previously directed Mamet’s “Speed-the-Plow and “A Life in the Theatre,”...

Broadway theaters to dim lights in memory of Arthur ‘Artie’ Gaffin

Several theaters will dim their lights Wednesday evening in memory of production stage manager Arthur “Artie” Gaffin, who passed away on Sept. 13.  The American Airlines, Marquis, New Amsterdam, St. James and Broadhurst theaters will...

‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ announces theater, new preview date

"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" will play the Booth Theatre this spring. Directed by Joe Mantello, the revival will now begin previews on March 3, 2020, rather than the previously announced date of March 2....

Theater critic Sara Holdren announces departure from New York Magazine

Theater critic Sara Holdren is leaving her post at New York Magazine in early October.  Holdren, who was hired by the publication and its culture site Vulture in July 2017, announced her departure Monday, saying...

Rupert Everett to replace Eddie Izzard in ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’

Rupert Everett will replace Eddie Izzard in the upcoming Broadway revival of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” Izzard, who was previously announced to star opposite Laurie Metcalf, is leaving the production due to scheduling difficulties,...

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick to star in Broadway revival of ‘Plaza Suite’

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick will star on Broadway this spring in a revival of Neil Simon’s “Plaza Suite.”  Directed by John Benjamin Hickey, the revival will play 22 performances at the Emerson Colonial...

‘Six’ announces Broadway cast

The cast of the Chicago production of “Six” will reprise their roles on Broadway.  On Broadway, the cast will feature Adrianna Hicks as Catherine of Aragon, Andrea Macasaet as Anne Boleyn, Abby Mueller as Jane...

Deeksha Gaur appointed CEO of Show-Score

Deeksha Gaur, the co-founder of Show-Score, has been promoted to chief executive officer of the theater review site. Under her leadership, the company plans to expand to regional markets across the country  in the next...