This Week in Theater News

By Elissa Hecker posted 04-28-2023 11:10 AM


By Bennett Liebman

Jodie Comer Discovers New Depth, Jodie Comer, onstage in 'Prima Facie,' discovers new depths in herself - The Washington Post

Williamstown Theatre Letter, From the Artistic Director (

Sean Hayes  and Oscar, ‘Good Night, Oscar’ Review: Sean Hayes With Demerol and Cadenzas - The New York Times (

Dame Edna’s Ego, The Cathartic Value of Dame Edna’s Extravaganzas of Ego - The New York Times (

Jodie Comer Faces the Law, Jodie Comer Sees Both Faces of the Law in the Powerful Prima Facie   | Observer

Simon Callow Sees Shakespeare’s Folio, ‘My eyes filled with tears, my voice shook’: Simon Callow on coming face to face with Shakespeare’s First Folio | Books | The Guardian

Cameron Crowe on Almost Famous,  Cameron Crowe, Tom Kitt on ‘Almost Famous’ Cast Recording, Liner Notes – Rolling Stone

The Shark Comes to Broadway, New comedy ‘The Shark Is Broken’ to open on Broadway | Broadway News

Patti Lupone Not Returning to Broadway, Patti LuPone Reveals Why She Will Never Return to Broadway (

Spring Awakening Seems More Urgent, ‘Spring Awakening’ feels more urgent than ever | Review – Orlando Sentinel

A.R.T. Announces New season, A.R.T announces new season, including two world-premiere musicals – Harvard Gazette

Biteless New York, New York, ‘New York, New York’ Review: The Big Apple, Without Bite - The New York Times (

Snoozing Through New York, New York, Broadway’s ‘New York, New York’ musical is a snooze - The Washington Post

Outer Critics Noms, NEW YORK, NEW YORK; SOME LIKE IT HOT; & More Lead Nominations for Outer Critics Circle Awards (

Drama League Noms, INTO THE WOODS, SWEENEY TODD, A DOLL'S HOUSE & More Lead in Nominations for 2023 Drama League Awards (

Outer Circle Noms, “New York, New York,” “Some Like It Hot,” “Shucked” lead 2023 Outer Critics Circle nominations (

Box Office Slides Without Phantom, Broadway box office slides on the heels of ‘Phantom’ closing and its highest-grossing week (

Summer 1976 Reviews, Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Summer, 1976? | Playbill          

Pre-Show Tony Awards on Pluto, 2023 Tony Awards Pre-Show Will Stream for Free on PlutoTV | Playbill

Bankruptcy at 80 St. Marks, Bankruptcy Auction Set for Historic Theatre 80 St. Marks (

Todd Haimes and Tirelessness, AMERICAN THEATRE | Todd Haimes: Trust and Tirelessness

Macbeth in Warehouses, Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma to star in Macbeth staged in warehouses | Theatre | The Guardian

Behind Sweeney Todd, Sweeney Todd: behind the blockbuster take on Sondheim’s Broadway hit | Broadway | The Guardian

Cynthia Erivo, the Producer, As a producer on ‘Fat Ham,’ Cynthia Erivo discovers a newfound role: mentor (

Interviewing Bambi Linn, Oklahoma - Bambi Linn Interview - Rodgers & Hammerstein (

Summarizing Camelot, Ask ev'ry person if he's heard the story: A Visual Summary of 'Camelot' | The New York Public Library (