#16 - 'Revival Red' is on The Music Man Marquee
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Broadway News

  • The Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS, which airs from 9 AM until noon, will feature live performances from the casts of Broadway's Chicago and Waitress.
  • Kinky Boots Tony Award winner Billy Porter has landed a spot on Insider's 100 People Transforming Business, which "profiles 100 business leaders across 10 distinct sectors who are innovating, sparking trends, and tackling global challenges." The Broadway veteran has also made a splash on television, winning an Emmy Award for his work on Pose and becoming the first gay Black man to be nominated and win in any lead acting category at the Primetime Emmys. Porter also won a Grammy Award for his lead vocals on the Kinky Boots cast recording, making him just an Academy Award shy of achieving EGOT status.
  • Caroline or Change is getting a cast recording this December.

Casting

  • HBO's new limited series The Gilded Age debuts January 24, 2022, on the network and its streaming service, HBO Max and it’s star studded. The 1880s-set drama from Julian Fellowes co-stars two-time Tony winners Christine Baranski and Cynthia Nixon. A slew of additional theatre folk populate the series, including several Tony-winning recurring guest stars: Audra McDonald, Nathan Lane, Kelli O'Hara, Donna Murphy, Debra Monk, Michael Cerveris, Katie Finneran, Bill Irwin, and Celia Keenan-Bolger—as well as Tony nominees Kristine Nielsen, Patrick Page, Douglas Sills, John Douglas Thompson, Carrie Coon, and Denée Benton. The nine-part limited series follows Marian Brook, the daughter of a Southern general who, upon being orphaned, moves to New York City to live with her aunts.
  • Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's production of Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop begins performances November 22. The D.C. production, produced in association with Playwrights Horizons (where the musical premiered) and Page 73, features original cast members Antwayn Hopper as Thought 6, L Morgan Lee as Thought 1, John-Michael Lyles as Thought 3, James Jackson, Jr. as Thought 2, John-Andrew Morrison as Thought 4, and Jason Veasey as Thought 5. Jaquel Spivey joins the cast as Usher, the part created Off-Broadway by Larry Owens.


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