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This Week in Theater News

By Bennett Liebman

Money for Rochester Theater Renovations

RBTL to receive $2M investment towards theatre renovations (

New Musical for Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda is working on a new Broadway musical (

Box Office Bumps for Closing Shows

‘Grey House,’ ‘New York, New York’ see substantial increases in final week as overall box office keeps steady (

Goodbye to New York, New York

New York, New York Closes On Broadway July 30 | Playbill

Ensemble Cast Named for The Wiz

Ensemble Cast Revealed For THE WIZ Ahead of National Tour and Broadway Run (

Jeremy O, Harris as a Producer

Why playwright Jeremy O. Harris says he also needed to become a producer (

Spamalot to Be Revived

‘Spamalot’ Revival to Open on Broadway This Fall - The New York Times (

Dates Set for New Rebeck Play

Theresa Rebeck’s ‘I Need That’ sets dates, full creative team (

The Triumph of Here Lies Love

AMERICAN THEATRE | The Complicated Triumph of ‘Here Lies Love’

Rights Pulled from A Chorus Line

Rights to 'A Chorus Line' pulled after theatre removes Black role from show — OnStage Blog

A Warehouse Becomes a Home

AMERICAN THEATRE | A Warehouse Becomes a Home in ‘Port of Entry’

Review of Patty

‘Let’s Call Her Patty’ Review: Rhea Perlman as an Uptown Matriarch - The New York Times (

Retirement of the Sardi’s Bartender

Joe Petrsoric, Bartender at Sardi’s, Retires After 55 Years - The New York Times (

Review of Amour

Review: In ‘Amour,’ Putting a Palme d’Or Winner Onstage - The New York Times (

Fightin Fatphobi

AMERICAN THEATRE | Theatrical Mustang: Seayoung Yim Fights Fatphobia

Death of Pamela Blair, Pamela Blair, an Original ‘Chorus Line’ Cast Member, Dies at 73 - The New York Times (

Jordan Roth Sells

Jordan Roth Sells Majority Stake in Five Jujamcyn Theaters — OnStage Blog

Orgy in Athens

‘I thought people would throw bottles’: orgy in Athens as ancient Greek drama strips off and lets rip | Theatre | The Guardian

Fun With Summer Stock

Review: This ‘Summer Stock’ Cast Is Having a Blast - The New York Times (

Finding Form and Audiences

AMERICAN THEATRE | Sanaz Toossi, Aleshea Harris, Lloyd Suh: Finding Form and Who Their Plays Are For

The Future of Roger Bart

Roger Bart’s Broadway Journey Takes Him ‘Back to the Future’ | Observer

Theater Thriving in Washington

All the World's a Stage for Washington, D.C.'s Thriving Theater Scene | EDGE United States (

Not the Case in Sacramento

Sacramento’s theaters hit hard by declining audiences, face serious challenges ahead • Sacramento News & Review (

Stars in Peter Pan in La, Bradley Whitford and Daniel Dae Kim Will Guest Star in PETER PAN GOES WRONG in Los Angeles (

The Notebook Is Coming to Broadway

'The Notebook' musical is heading to Broadway next spring - ABC News (

Drag Shows in Texas

Drag show limits cropping up in Texas spur suit from ACLU | Courthouse News Service

The Oscar Hammerstein Museum

Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center is now able to purchase Doylestown property (

Fighting for Climate Change

How Anika Larsen is using Broadway to fight climate change (

August Wilson Bio, The Playwright Who Changed the Face of American Theater - The New York Times (

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