Second Stage Theater’s production of Lynn Nottage’s new play CLYDE’S begins previews November 3, 2021, at Second Stage’s Broadway home, the Hayes Theater (240 W 44th Street at 8Th Avenue). The production will feature three-time Emmy Award-winner Uzo Aduba (In Treatment, Orange is the New Black), two-time Emmy Award-winner Ron Cephas Jones (This is Us, Truth Be Told, Between Riverside and Crazy), Edmund Donovan (Greater Clements), Reza Salazar (Sweat), and Kara Young (Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven). Directed by Kate Whoriskey, CLYDE’S will officially open on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. www.2ST.com
Ciara Renée will take over the role of Jenna in Waitress on Monday, November 29, 2021. Jennifer Nettles, as previously announced, will play her final performance on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. Broadway cast includes Eric Anderson (Cal), Ashley Blanchet (Dawn), Nik Dodani (Ogie), Erich Bergen (Dr. Pomatter) Dakin Matthews (Joe), Maiesha McQueen (Becky) and Ben Thompson (Earl). The ensemble is Tyrone Davis, Jr., Matt DeAngelis, Andrew Fitch, Henry Gottfried, Molly Jobe, Emily Koch, Anastacia McCleskey, Olivia Webber Olesen, Gerianne Pérez, Charlotte Surak, Curtis Thomas, Stephanie Torns and Nyla Watson. Waitress is back on Broadway for a limited engagement now through January 9, 2022 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Tickets at WaitressTheMusical.com, Telecharge.com and by calling 212-239-6200 or 800-447-7400.
Nkeki Obi-Melekwe now stars in the title role of the smash hit TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre oppositeTony Award nominee Daniel J. Watts as Ike – the musical nominated for 12 Tony Awards including Best Musical. Tickets now on sale at www.ticketmaster.com.
Broadway and theatre veterans Kuhoo Verma (Drama Desk & Lucille Lortel Award winner, Octet) and Brittney Johnson (Wicked) have joined Danny Rothman (Sweeney Todd) and award-winning director Will Nunziata for a New York City industry presentation of Mad Hatter: The Musical on Monday December 6, 2021 at The GreenRoom42. Doors open at 5:30pm followed by a live concert presentation at 6pm, with a cocktail reception immediately following. Lauren Robinson and Maya Lagerstam have also been cast. Reservations: www.madhatterthemusical.com. firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced today that the original cast from the Tony Award®-winning Best Musical, Spring Awakening, will reunite for a special, one-night-only benefit concert. The concert will star original cast members Skylar Astin, Gerard Canonico, Lilli Cooper, Jennifer Damiano, Christine Eastbrook, John Gallagher, Jr., Gideon Glick, Jonathan Groff, Robert Hager, Brian Johnson, Lea Michele, Lauren Pritchard, Krysta Rodriguez, Stephen Spinella, Phoebe Strole, Jonny B. Wright, and Remy Zaken. Directed by the original director, Michael Mayer, the concert will take place on Monday, November 15 at 7 pm ET at The Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street), home of Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations. Tickets to the concert can be found HERE. All proceeds will benefit The Actors Fund.
Welcome to Campfire‘s largest immersive dance/play to date. Now through November 10, guests are invited to Memredux Laboratories, a 9.2K sq ft space in the heart of the theatre district. Part art installation, part dance performance, and one-hundred percent immersive storytelling. For Tickets Contact Emilie Murphy. email@example.com
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces the 2022 Gala “Paint the Town” will honor RTC alumna and friend Chita Rivera (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Nine) on Monday, March 7 at 7pm at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City. The evening will celebrate Ms. Rivera’s contribution to the theater and include the presentation of The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre, named after the late Jason Robards for his longstanding relationship with Roundabout and memorable body of stage work. It is given to those who have made an indelible impact on both theatre and Roundabout. The evening will also feature dinner, a live auction and special concert performance with a musical artist to be announced soon. https://gala.roundabouttheatre.org