Jeff Daniels will depart Aaron Sorkin’s To Kill a Mockingbird on January 2, 2022. Greg Kinnear will take the lead role as Atticus Finch in his Broadway debut beginning January 5, 2022
Ephraim Sykes will join the cast of the new musical Black No More (The New Group) joining Walter Bobbie, Jennifer Damiano, Brandon Victor Dixon, Tamika Lawrence, Lillias White and more at the Signature Theatre Center for a limited engagement from Jan. 11 thru Feb 27, 2022. www.thenewgroup.org
Eight-time Tony Award® winner Andrew Lloyd Webber will deliver the keynote address at the fifth annual TheaterMakers Summit. The TheaterMakers Studio (Tony Award-winning Producer Ken Davenport, founder) presents the 2021 TheaterMakers Summit November 6 and 7, with a special bonus day November 8. The theme of this year’s event is “Places Please.” Co-hosted by Christy Altomare (Anastasia) and Melvin Tunstall III (Beautiful: A Carole King Musical), the 2021 TheaterMakers Summit will be held virtually for attendees and speakers.
United Solo Theatre Festival has returned to its resident stage/home at Theatre Row (410 West 42 St.) in New York’s theatre district where Omar Sangare, the Festival’s founder and artistic director, joined forces with actor and singer Wendy-Lane Bailey to create “Five Minutes: Snapshots in Time”. The solo piece premieres Sunday, November 14th at 7:00 PM. Tickets: https://unitedsolo.org/shows/five-minutes/ or by calling 212-714-2442.
Open Circle Play Factory, under the Artistic Direction of Mac McCarty, today announced it will present a limited engagement Off-Broadway run of The Lanford Wilson Project, its inaugural endeavor aimed at making vital the works of Lanford Wilson for a new audience and rekindling the spirit of ensemble acting for which he wrote. November 23rd – Saturday, December 18th at Theater Five, Theater Row, NYC. The Mound Builders: Disunion, Part , Sympathetic Magic: Coming Together – Part 2 www.opencircleplayfactory.com
Award-winning vocalist and recording artist, Mark William, will play the legendary Woodstock Playhouse on Saturday, November 20th at 3pm with his new show “Mark William: Back With A Beat.” Tickets: https://www.woodstockplayhouse.org/markwilliam
Feinstein’s/54 Below Celebrates Hannukah: A Celebration of Writers on December 5 at 7:00pm and 9:45pm. Concerts will feature the writing talents of Preston Max Allen, Eli Bolin, Ben Caplan, Amy Engelhardt, Laurie Hochman, Larry Hochman, Julian Hornik, Anna K. Jacobs, Nico Juber, Jed Resnick and Zack Zadek. Performers include Sean Altman, Tiger Brown, Barry Carl, Harrison Chad, Alexis Field, Sarah Goldstein, Sara Kapner, Jennifer Malenke,Allison Posner, Marissa Rosen, Adam B. Shapiro and more. www.54Below.com
David Vernon changes his coat of many colors again by branching out into the music world of electronic dance music. The recently signed recording artist with producer Sweet Rains (aka) Igor Kisil have just released a very high energy maxi-single of a new song written by his long time collaborator and composer Meryl Leppard – Heart On My Sleeve a return to the Romantic Love Song.