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Theater News for the Week Ending July 29

By Bennett Liebman


'High Noon,' stage adaptation of the 1952 film, to play Broadway in 2023

https://broadwaynews.com/2022/07/27/high-noon-stage-adaptation-of-the-1952-film-to-play-broadway-in-2023/


The Baker's Wife: More Than Just a Moment in 'Into the Woods'

https://www.americantheatre.org/2022/07/18/the-bakers-wife-more-than-a-moment-in-into-the-woods/


Now hear this: How 'Into the Woods' makes the noise so joyful

https://www.washingtonpost.com/theater-dance/2022/07/29/into-the-woods-broadway/


Yiddish 'Fiddler on the Roof' returns to New York

https://forward.com/culture/theater/511469/yiddish-fiddler-on-the-roof-return-off-broadway-steven-skybell/


Broadway shows maintain pace at box office

https://broadwaynews.com/2022/07/27/broadway-shows-maintain-pace-at-box-office/


Did 'The Producers' deserve all those Tonys?

https://www.onstageblog.com/editorials/2022/7/28/did-the-producers-deserve-all-those-tonys-revisiting-the-2001-tony-awards


James Caverly to Star in Deaf Broadway's ASL Performance of Sondheim's Sweeney Todd, https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/24/theater/seagull-review-elevator-repair-service.html?smid=tw-nyttheater&smtyp=cur


'Titanique' has docked off-broadway

https://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/on-stage-episodes/2022/07/16/titanique--has-docked-off-broadway


'Seagull' Review: Blurring the Lines of Fiction

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/24/theater/seagull-review-elevator-repair-service.html?smid=tw-nyttheater&smtyp=cur


James Caverly to Star in Deaf Broadway's ASL Performance of Sondheim's Sweeney Todd

https://playbill.com/article/james-caverly-to-star-in-deaf-broadways-asl-performance-of-sondheims-sweeney-todd-at-lincoln-center


'Oresteia' Review: A Mother's Grief, Underestimated

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/28/theater/oresteia-review-park-avenue-armory.html?smid=tw-nyttheater&smtyp=cur


Broadway Theater Owners Stand To Make Less Of A Windfall After Zoning Rule Change

https://www.forbes.com/sites/marchershberg/2022/07/28/broadway-theater-owners-stand-to-make-less-of-a-windfall-after-zoning-rule-change/?sh=7c47ffcb291c


Tony and Emmy winning actress Mary Alice has died at age 8

https://www.npr.org/2022/07/28/1114328656/actress-mary-alice-died


Heidi Blickenstaff Starring in 'Jagged Little Pill' National Tour

https://variety.com/2022/theater/news/heidi-blickenstaff-national-tour-jagged-little-pill-alanis-morissette-1235324602/


Celia Keenan-Bolger's summer: Nantucket, mixed with a little murder

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/07/28/arts/celia-keenan-bolgers-summer-nantucket-mixed-with-little-murder/


Julianne Boyd is departing Barrington Stage to the strains of 'A Little Night Music'

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/07/28/arts/julianne-boyd-is-departing-barrington-stage-strains-little-night-music/


In Central Florida, a summer of artistic sorrows

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/arts-and-theater/os-et-vicki-roussman-kerry-giese-doug-baaser-adrian-lepeltier-obituaries-20220728-q63uk7rrwzcappmcfav4drzvjm-story.html


Alliance's Susan V. Booth Will Be Next Artistic Director of Goodman Theatre

https://www.americantheatre.org/2022/07/25/alliances-susan-v-booth-will-be-next-artistic-director-of-goodman-theatre/


A Q&A with Goodman Theatre incoming artistic director Susan V. Booth

https://www.chicagobusiness.com/arts-entertainment/qa-goodman-theatre-incoming-artistic-director-susan-v-booth


Oregon Shakespeare Festival artistic director explains how to diversify theater

https://abc7news.com/diversity-in-theater-oregon-shakespeare-festival-how-drives-economy-recovery-nataki-garrett/12075204/


Understudies: The Unsung Superheroes of D.C. Theater

https://washingtoncitypaper.com/article/565156/understudies-the-unsung-superheroes-of-d-c-theater/


Jason Alexander Can't 'Forget' the Theatre

https://www.americantheatre.org/2022/07/27/jason-alexander-cant-forget-the-theatre/


'Harry Potter' to close, raising questions about this S.F. theater's future

https://datebook.sfchronicle.com/theater/harry-potter-to-close-raising-questions-about-this-s-f-theaters-future


Thanks to a new musical, Frederick Douglass dances into pop culture

https://www.washingtonpost.com/theater-dance/2022/07/23/american-prophet-frederick-douglass-arena/?pwapi_token=eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJzdWJpZCI6IjIxOTUxMzgiLCJyZWFzb24iOiJnaWZ0IiwibmJmIjoxNjU4NzY3ODYyLCJpc3MiOiJzdWJzY3JpcHRpb25zIiwiZXhwIjoxNjU5OTc3NDYyLCJpYXQiOjE2NTg3Njc4NjIsImp0aSI6IjQwMTNlZDY1LTgxZGItNGI0MS1iN2M4LThlZGNkYzEwZTIzYyIsInVybCI6Imh0dHBzOi8vd3d3Lndhc2hpbmd0b25wb3N0LmNvbS90aGVhdGVyLWRhbmNlLzIwMjIvMDcvMjMvYW1lcmljYW4tcHJvcGhldC1mcmVkZXJpY2stZG91Z2xhc3MtYXJlbmEvIn0.6pihRY6ZTn2g3U07yfRK-nBJI-cviSItRC4YCrOr-v0


Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Announce 'Invincible' Musical

https://ultimateclassicrock.com/pat-benatar-neil-giraldo-invincible-musical/


David Warner was gentle, inquisitive - and stunning on stage

https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2022/jul/25/david-warner-was-gentle-inquisitive-and-stunning-on-stage


For theatre companies, Quebec's pandemic subsidy may be the answer to ongoing audience hesitation

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/theatre-and-performance/article-for-theatres-quebecs-pandemic-subsidy-may-be-the-answer-to-ongoing/

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