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Theater News for the Week of November 5th

By Bennett Liebman


Broadway grosses fall $2.5 million during Halloween week

https://broadwaynews.com/2021/11/02/broadway-grosses-fall-2-5-million-during-halloween-week/


Broadway attendance at less than 80% capacity,

https://www.amny.com/news/ambroadway-broadway-at-less-than-80-capacity-laura-benanti-details-onstage-injuries-and-more/


Broadway is off to a shaky start, but reprieve for two acclaimed plays boosts spirit

https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/broadway-dana-room-covid/2021/11/04/95cdfa96-3d76-11ec-8ee9-4f14a26749d1_story.html


'Is This a Room,' 'Dana H.' extend past Broadway closing notice

https://broadwaynews.com/2021/11/03/is-this-a-room-dana-h-extend-past-broadway-closing-notice/


Mandy Greenfield Resigns From Helm of Williamstown Theatre Fest

https://www.americantheatre.org/2021/11/01/mandy-greenfield-resigns-from-helm-of-williamstown-theatre-fest/


With Greenfield's exit, Gersten returns to Williamstown Theatre Festival - for now

https://www.wamc.org/news/2021-11-02/with-greenfields-exit-gersten-returns-to-williamstown-theatre-festival-for-now


Williamstown Theater Festival director resigns after Times report

https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2021-11-01/williamstown-theater-festival-mandy-greenfield-jenny-gersten


Julianne Boyd to Retire After 27 Years at Barrington Stage

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/03/theater/julianne-boyd-barrington-stage.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytimesarts


Julianne Boyd, a driving force in the Berkshires and beyond, to step down at Barrington Stage

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/11/03/arts/julianne-boyd-driving-force-berkshires-beyond-step-down-barrington-stage/?camp=bg%3Abrief%3Arss%3Afeedly&rss_id=feedly_rss_brief&s_campaign=bostonglobe%3Asocialflow%3Atwitter


Greg Kinnear to play Atticus Finch in 'To Kill a Mockingbird' on Broadway

https://broadwaynews.com/2021/11/03/greg-kinnear-to-play-atticus-finch-in-to-kill-a-mockingbird-on-broadway/


Laura Benanti blasts unsafe Broadway: 'I broke my neck'

https://nypost.com/2021/10/29/laura-benanti-blasts-unsafe-broadway-i-broke-my-neck/


Lin Manuel Miranda's Advice for Creating Anything

https://www.backstage.com/magazine/article/lin-manuel-miranda-tick-tick-boom-interview-74212/


Uzo Aduba Serves Up a Return to the New York Stage in Clyde's

https://www.broadway.com/buzz/201519/uzo-aduba-serves-up-a-return-to-the-new-york-stage-in-clydes-on-the-broadway-show/


Alice Childress Finally Gets to Make 'Trouble' on Broadway

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/03/theater/alice-childress-trouble-in-mind.html


What Can Still Be Seen by 'Twilight'

https://www.americantheatre.org/2021/11/03/what-can-still-be-seen-by-twilight/


Audra McDonald to Star in 'Ohio State Murders' on Broadway

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/01/theater/ohio-state-murders-broadway.html


S.F. theater director Bartlett Sher shifts 'My Fair Lady' from frothy romance to social critique

https://datebook.sfchronicle.com/theater/s-f-theater-director-bartlett-sher-shifts-my-fair-lady-from-frothy-romance-to-social-critique


CPS theater teacher suspended at Jones College Prep,CPS theater teacher suspended at Jones College Prep

https://chicago.suntimes.com/education/2021/10/31/22740932/cps-theater-teacher-jones-college-prep-brad-lyons-complete-works-william-shakespeare


Steppenwolf Theatre's new $54 million campus

https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/theater/chris-jones/ct-viz-new-steppenwolf-theatre-campus-20211102-7c67bhu65ncgvnjbkltmvq4qli-photogallery.html


Facing Our Failure: The Power of Acknowledging Racism Within the American theatre

https://www.americantheatre.org/2021/10/28/facing-our-failure-the-power-of-acknowledging-racism-within-the-american-theatre/


Purple Rose Theatre targeted by multiple complaints, litigation due to alleged hostile workplace environment

https://www.encoremichigan.com/2021/11/purple-rose-theatre-targeted-by-multiple-complaints-and-litigation-for-hostile-workplace/


Goodspeed to stage 'Cabaret', 'Anne of Green Gables' in return to musicals

https://www.courant.com/ctnow/arts-theater/hc-ctnow-goodspeed-announces-2022-season-20211029-g7tr6isonzaqne7ve6jnhmmxfy-story.html


Musical to move after unrest at Old Vic over Terry Gilliam remarks

https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2021/nov/02/musical-to-move-after-unrest-at-old-vic-over-terry-gilliam-remarks


The 'Jaws' Shoot Was a Drama. Now It's a Play.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/02/theater/jaws-play-the-shark-is-broken.html


Playhouse Square president, CEO Gina Vernaci sets stage to retire in 2023

https://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/2021/11/playhouse-square-president-ceo-gina-vernaci-sets-stage-to-retire-in-2023.html


COVID-19 briefly shuts down two Twin Cities musicals

https://www.startribune.com/covid-19-shuts-down-twin-cities-musicals/600113169/

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