This Week in Theater News

By Elissa Hecker posted 06-30-2023 02:08 PM


By Bennett Liebman

Wanting Bigger and Broader Theater Audiences, Victoria Bailey Wants Bigger and Broader Theater Audiences - The New York Times (

BAM Cuts Staff, Brooklyn Academy of Music cuts 13% of staff | Crain's New York Business (

Camelot Closing Early, ‘Camelot’ to end Broadway run early (

Larrissa Fasthorse Paving the Way, Larissa FastHorse isn’t just Broadway’s first Native American female playwright — she’s paving the way for more (

50 Tears of KTS, TKTS Booth celebrates 50 years (

TKTS Saving Theater, Bargains on Broadway: How TKTS helped to save theater and Times Square - Gothamist

Box Office Gains on Broadway, ‘Fat Ham,’ ‘The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window’ have highest-grossing weeks as box office grows (

John Legend and John Legend and Lynn Nottage are adapting ‘Imitation of Life’ for the stage (

Gutenberg to Broadway, Andrew Rannells and Josh Gad to star in ‘Gutenberg! The Musical’ on Broadway (

Discrimination Suit Against Hadestown, Actor Files Lawsuit Against Broadway's Hadestown, Alleging Racial Bias | Playbill                                            

Changing Winds in Chicago, AMERICAN THEATRE | Winds of Change in the Windy City

Making Six a Hit, How fan videos made 'Six' the musical a hit on Broadway, beyond - The San Diego Union-Tribune (

What Happened at Taper, Commentary: Why did CTG really halt Taper Forum programming? - Los Angeles Times (

Seattle Theatre to Close, Seattle’s Book-It Repertory Theatre to close after 33 years | The Seattle Times

Theater Industry Devastated in California, California’s Devastated Live Theater Industry Hopes for a Bailout: ‘We’re All Dying’ (

The Effect of Broadway HD, BroadwayHD : Revolutionizing Accessibility or Diminishing The Magic? (

How the Turntable Made it to Broadway, The Turntable May Be Popular on Broadway, But It Was Actually Invented in Japan | Playbill

Looking at Hammerstein’s’ Home, Broadway actors get look at home where Oscar Hammerstein wrote his greatest works, as home faces uncertain future | Southeastern Pennsylvania |

Chita Rivera at 90, At 90, Broadway legend Chita Rivera recalls a life working with Fosse, Sondheim, Bernstein – Orange County Register (

Jeremey Harris on Diversifying Theater, 'Slave Play' playwright Jeremy O. Harris is on a mission to diversify theater : NPR

Alex Edelman and Bigots, A comic goes undercover with bigots. You’ll want to hear how it went. - The Washington Post

Death of Sheldon Harnick, AMERICAN THEATRE | Sheldon Harnick: A Blessing on His Head, Mazel Tov

Obit for Sheldon Harnick, Sheldon Harnick, Musical Theater’s Great Marriage Broker - The New York Times (

Sarah Snook to the West End, Sarah Snook to play Dorian Gray as hit Australian production heads to London’s West End | Theatre | The Guardian

Rufus Norris at the National, Rufus Norris has made the National Theatre more diverse – on both sides of the curtain | Theatre | The Guardian

Dollar Bill to Broadway Bill, Bill Bradley was an NBA star and a senator. Now he’s a one-man show. - The Washington Post

Labor and Material Crisis for Theater, AMERICAN THEATRE | The Big Crunch: Theatre’s Labor and Materials Crisis

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