Here Lies Love – Katy and Jennifer vs. The Flasher on New Year’s – ROOM – Soderbergh’s The Fears – Bad Cinderella
Complete casting has been announced for the US premiere of ROOM written by Emma Donoghue with music/lyrics by Scottish songwriters Kathryn Joseph and Cora Bissett and directed by Ms. Bissett. It opens Monday, April 17, 2023 on Broadway at the Shubert Organization’s brilliantly restored James Earl Jones Theatre (138 West 48th Street), with previews beginning on April 3, 2023. The limited engagement will run through September 17, 2023. Broadway. The production will star Tony Award winner Adrienne Warren (Tina – The Tina Turner Musical) as Ma.
Joining Ms. Warren will be Tony Award nominee Ephraim Sykes, Tina Benko, Michael Genet, Triney Sandoval, child actors Aiden Mekhi Sierra of New Jersey and Christopher Woodley of New York City alternating in the role of Little Jack, and Kate Burton.
Here Lies Love, the groundbreaking musical from the minds of Grammy®, Oscar®, and Tony Award® winner David Byrne (concept, music and lyrics) and Grammy Award® winner Fatboy Slim (music), announced that Jose Llana and Conrad Ricamora will join the show’s Broadway company, recreating the critically acclaimed roles they originated off-Broadway. Developed & directed by Tony Award winner Alex Timbers, with choreography by Olivier Award nominee Annie-B Parson and additional music by Tom Gandey and J Pardo, the show’s home at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway at 53rd Street) will be transformed into a dance club where the audience is immersed in the story. Performances will begin Saturday, June 17, 2023 ahead of an official opening night on Thursday, July 20, 2023. international casting search is now underway for the remaining company of 20+ actors. www.HereLiesLoveBroadway.com
Katy and Jennifer vs. The Flasher on New Year’s, the newest play by Matt Morillo (author of “Angry Young Women in Low Rise Jeans with High Class Issues”). Theater for the New City, which has been Morillo’s creative home since 2007, will present the world premiere of the play March 16 to April 2. Director is Phoebe Leonard Dettmann. www.theaterforthenewcity.net
Academy Award and Emmy Award winner Steven Soderbergh will make his New York City theatrical producing debut with the World Premiere of The Fears, a new play by Emma Sheanshang, and directed by Dan Algrant. Five-time Tony Award winner John N. Hart Jr. serves as Executive Producer.
The production will begin performances on April 25, 2023 and open May 18, 2023 Off-Broadway at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street) for a limited engagement. Casting will be announced in coming weeks.
The producers of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Bad Cinderella announced general rush, digital rush, and digital lottery policies for the highly anticipated new musical. Beginning Friday, February 17th, $30 rush tickets will be available daily at the Imperial Theatre (249 W 45th St.) box office starting at 10:00am. Tickets will be limited to a maximum of 2 tickets per person and may only be purchased for that day’s performance. Tickets are subject to availability. Bad Cinderella features a score by Lloyd Webber with lyrics by Tony Award-winner David Zippel. The digital rush and lottery will be available at rush.telecharge.com.