Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr., recently seen as Billy Flynn in the London company of Chicago, will reprise the role on Broadway beginning October 6. The actor will play the smooth-talking lawyer in the Tony-winning revival through November 18 at the Ambassador Theatre.
See highlights from the Broadway premiere of Bernhardt/Hamlet, a new comedy-drama about Sarah Bernhardt by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck now in performances at the American Airlines Theatre. Directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, the world-premiere production from Roundabout Theatre Company will officially open September 25.
Take a stroll through New York City's theatre district with Lauren Molina, as she wanders from New World Stages—home of her current show, the return engagement of David Friedman and Peter Kellogg's hit musical comedy Desperate Measures—to Times Square. Along the way, Molina chat with tourists, theatregoers, and shows off her tassel skills.
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The Chichester Festival Theatre production of Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori’s musical Caroline, or Change eill soon transfer to London’s West End following acclaimed runs at the Chichester Festival Theatre and Hampstead Theatre.
Sharon D. Clarke is reprising her starring role as Caroline Thibodeaux in the Michael Longhurst-helmed staging. Performances will run November 20–February 9, 2019.
The Broadway actor, who currently plays Elphaba in the international hit musical at the Gershwin Theatre, is featured in a special edition of ABC's 20/20, entitled The Real Rookies. The September 25 broadcast will showcase the inspiring stories of those who, despite challenges, took the leap of faith necessary to follow their dreams and start new careers later in life.
Check out the newest play from One Man, Two Guvnors playwright Richard Bean, now in performances at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The new play, directed by Tony winner Daniel Sullivan, takes a comedic look at the world of competitive snooker.
Colton Ryan and Caitlin Houlahan perform "I Want You" from Girl From the North Country, Bob Dylan and Conor McPherson’s new musical now in performances at The Public Theater Off-Broadway. The production makes its North American debut following a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at London’s Old Vic and a subsequent West End transfer.
Girl From the North Country brings to life the tales of a local community on the brink of change in Duluth, Minnesota, in 1934. The new musical is written and directed by McPherson with music and lyrics by Dylan. Following an extension, performances will continue at the Public Theater through December 9.
Ahead of the official opening of his play The Revolving Cycles Truly and Steadily Roll'd, playwright Jonathan Payne offers Playbill readers a behind-the-scenes look at the world-premiere production. In the video above, Payne offers insights and commentary on a key scene from the play—now in previews at at The Duke on 42nd Street.
The Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow, New York, will open its doors to a new immersive theatre experience this Halloween season. Staged inside a specially-built tent, The Unsilent Picture will feature a screening of an original black-and-white silent film starring Tony Award winner Bill Irwin (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Rachel Getting Married) accompanied by live musicians and a special effects Foley artist in an immersive environment.
The silent film is directed by Alex Harvey (Walden: Life in the Woods). Watch the trailer above.
Playwright and actor Ngozi Anyanwu will return to the role of Nkechi in the Off-Broadway premiere of her play Good Grief at the Vineyard Theatre this fall. In the video above, Anyanwu, director Awoye Timpo, and cast members Nnamdi Asomugha, Hunter Parrish, and Ian Quinlan discuss the play, what audiences can expect, and what real-life incident inspired the story.
Performances of Good Grief will begin October 11 ahead of an October 30 opening night.
Anyanwu returns to the role of Nkechi after having starred in the world premiere at Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles.
Take a stroll through New York City's theatre district with Lauren Molina, as she wanders from New World Stages—home of her current show, the return engagement of David Friedman and Peter Kellog's musical comedy Desperate Measures—to Times Square. Along the way, Molina chat with tourists, theatregoers, and shows off her tassel skills.
Desperate Measures is currently playing at Off-Broadway's New World Stages following a Drama Desk Award-winning engagement at the York Theatre Company. Molina, who is also part of the popular duo The Skivvies, plays Bella Rose.