#Stageworthy News of the Week
The Broadway League has officially extended the cancelation of Broadway at least to January 3, 2021. With several Broadway producers already last week announcing specific rescheduled opening dates in Spring 2021 for their shows — American Buffalo, The Minutes, Music Man — there is enough to offer a Broadway 2020-2021 preview guide, which of course will change as the future of Broadway unfolds.
The Week in Reviews
The Week in News
There will be a SIXTH play in the Apple Family series by Richard Nelson launching July 1st. “And So We Come Forth,” which is the second one via Zoom. The first, “What Do We Need To Talk About” was viewed 80,000 times in more than 30 countries.
Way back in 1955, in her play “Trouble in Mind,” Alice Childress looked at racism in the world of NY theater, through the experience of one Black actress. Now Roundabout
is bringing “Trouble in Mind” to Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre sometime “in Winter 2021/22.”
A great idea from Whoopi Goldberg
— replacing “Great White Way” with “Great Bright Way.” (thus eliminating the unintentional connotation) as synonym for Broadway.
Second Hamilton trailer
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Most Revolutionary Role Yet (Wall Street Journal)
‘Hamilton’ comes to a different America (Chicago Tribune)
You Don’t Need to Watch Hamilton (Slate)
Everything that’s groundbreaking about the musical is already on the album.
Watch these before they expire in the next day or two.
Greenwood from Alvin Ailey
Kernel of Sanity
The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey
The Men From The Boys