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This Week in Theater News

By Bennett Liebman

Parade cast Tells Its Story, "Parade" cast, creators are telling their story "with more love" in wake of neo-Nazi demonstration - CBS News

Connecticut College and Into the woods, Connecticut College Students Refuse to Perform INTO THE WOODS in Protest; Demand President Resigns (

Lea Salonga on Broadway, Tony Award winner Lea Salonga joins Broadway cast and producing team of ‘Here Lies Love’ — Arts & Culture (

Back to the Future Cast, Back to the Future: The Musical casts Casey Likes as Marty McFly |

Stranger Things Play, Netflix Announces Stranger Things Play Coming to London's West End (

Reviving Lorraine Hansberry’s Second Play

Lorraine Hansberry’s second play revived - The Jerusalem Post (

Fosse and Dancin

Forget About Jazz Hands, This Fosse Show Is About Dancin’ - The New York Times (

Orlando Vids Farewell to Tod Kimbro

Orlando bids a sad, though not final, farewell to musical theater powerhouse Tod Kimbro | Arts Stories + Interviews | Orlando | Orlando Weekly

High School Show Cancelled

Surprise Surprise, another high school theatre show cancelled due to LGBTQ+ themes — OnStage Blog

Sweeney Todd Revival

Sweeney Todd stars Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford on their ‘visceral’ new Broadway revival (

Rachel Brosnahan at Bam

Rachel Brosnahan in ‘The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window’ (

Antisemitic Tropes On Stage

Antisemitic tropes are back on stage again | Dave Rich | The Guardian

Rethinking Indian representation in Secret Garden

A new ‘Secret Garden’ rethinks the musical’s Indian representation - Los Angeles Times (

Working in Theater as a Parent

The Struggle of Working in Theater as a Parent | Backstage

Colorado Arts Attendance, Colorado arts attendance may never reach pre-pandemic levels | Arts & Entertainment |

Alexander Zeldin Brings Love to Park Avenue

Alexander Zeldin Brings ‘Love’ to the Park Avenue Armory - The New York Times (

Eco Theatre, Boldly not going: zero-travel ‘touring’ play paves the way for eco theatre | Theatre | The Guardian

Bad Cinderella from Brooklyn, On Broadway

‘Bad Cinderella’ Is a Rebel With a Brooklyn Accent - The New York Times (

Ron Carlos Helps Actors Find Their Voices

How former Yale professor Ron Carlos helps actors find their voices - Yale Daily News

Data on Broadway’s January Show Closings

What the data about Broadway’s January show closings actually illustrates | Broadway News

Ashford, Mac and Brown

Rob Ashford, Taylor Mac and Jason Robert Brown team up for new musical | Broadway News

Broadway Grosses Analysis

Broadway Grosses Analysis: Parade Rises Above the Haters and Plays to Sold-Out Crowds in 1st Week | Playbill

Actresses Playing Anne Frank, She felt so real to me': Four young actors on how playing Anne Frank changed their lives – The Forward

Funny Girl Runs Till Labor Day

Broadway’s ‘Funny Girl’ to Close Labor Day Weekend - The New York Times (

Black Playwrights and their Plays

Why Some Black Playwrights Are Saying Their Shows Must Not Go On - The New York Times (

Parker Posey on Chekhov

Parker Posey is playing a classic Chekhov character and having a ball - The Washington Post

Hiring Bias Report

AMERICAN THEATRE | Actors’ Equity Hiring Bias Report Shows Small Gains

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