Right Angle Entertainment, producer of the smash hits The Office! An Unauthorized Musical Parody and Love Actually? The Unauthorized Musical Parody presents FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY, the hilarious unauthorized sendup of the iconic tv series that is kicking off a national tour with a limited engagement Summertime run (through September 19th) in New York City. Previews begin Monday, July 19th Off-Broadway, in the Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center, 1627 Broadway. The production will have its official opening on Tuesday, July 27th.
Greenhouse Ensemble is presenting Twelfth Night directed by Hazen Cuyler (also appearing in the production) in two locations on the Upper West Side: Summit Rock (in Central Park at 83rd St and Central Park West) and the elegant West Side Community Garden (on 89th St between Columbus and Amsterdam.) A first outdoor production after a year of creating work on Zoom, summer evenings are now outside! performances of Twelfth Night begin at 6pm and are free of charge. Seating is limited and reservations can be made HERE If you would like more information on The Greenhouse Ensemble or to check out the trailer for the show, please visit HERE!
Playwright Jessica Durdock Moreno is the 2021 recipient of the John Golden Award for Excellence in playwriting from the Faculty of NYU Tisch. Georgie D is presented as a workshop production running in tandem with the Chain One Act Festival July 24th 2021 – August 15th 2021. Directed by Rick Hamilton TICKETS: https://www.chaintheatre.org/
Second Stage Theater has announced dates for four of its upcoming productions, including the Broadway stagings of Lynn Nottage’s Clyde’s and Richard Greenberg’s Take Me Out. Rajiv Joseph’s Letters of Suresh and JC Lee’s To My Girls are also on the upcoming roster, along with Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Between Riverside and Crazy. The Broadway plays will be staged at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) and the Off-Broadway productions will be presented at the Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street). www.2ST.com
Cinderella is set for Amazon Prime release Sept. 3 and stars Camila Cabello as Cinderella with Tony winner Idina Menzel as the Evil Stepmother, Tony and Emmy winner Billy Porter as the Fairy Godmother, Pierce Brosnan as the King, Nicholas Galitzine as Prince Robert, Minnie Driver as Queen Beatrice, and John Mulaney, James Corden & Romesh Ranganathan as the mice-turned-footmen. The film also stars Tallulah Greive (Princess Gwen), Luke Latchman (Griff), Beverley Knight, Fra Free (Hench), and Mary Higgins (Princess Laura), and Maddie Baillio and Charlotte Spencer (stepsisters) in the remake. The adaptation is described as a modern retelling of the classic story of Cinderella. It is directed and written by Kay Cannon. James Corden produces with Leo Pearlman.
Jazz in July at 92Y, in person concerts. Kurt Elling, Dianne Reeves, Bill Charlap July20 and 27 at 7:30 pm and also available livestream. www.92Y.org
Billy Terrell, songwriter/producer/comic brings his show From the Brill to the Brink & Back to the Triad Theatre on July 14 at 7 pm. A show filled with musical memories, anecdotes and joy! www.triadnyc.com
Deborah Stone’s Here I Am! set for the Triad Theater on Wed. July 21 at 7 pm with John M. Cook, MD. www.triadnyc.com