MIC CHECK! Encore Broadway return of Lin Manuel Miranda’s FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME has 2nd Opening Night TONIGHT!!

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MIC CHECK!!! After a triumphant sold out engagement 2 years ago and a rough 19 months dark without Broadway, Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s acclaimed hip-hop improv group Freestyle Love Supreme has its 2nd official Opening Night of its current ENCORE run at the Booth Theatre.
With bringing some top notch entertainment back to the Great Bright Way, a brand new proshot b-roll trailer was released featuring highlighted promising moments from the show what you can expect.
PLEASE NOTE: Freestyle Love Supreme is a completely different show every single night. It’s a very intimate show where the raps and songs are created on the spot by WORD REQUESTS from the audience.
In the show, you can see a rotating lineup of artists bringing the creative beats live. The current lineup consists of….
Anthony Veneziale (a.k.a. “Two-Touch) – THE MC,
Andrew Bancroft (a.k.a. “Jelly Donut”),
Tarik Davis, (a.k.a. “Tardis Hardaway”),
Aneesa Folds (a.k.a. “Young Nees”),
Kaila Mullady (a.k.a. Kaiser Rözé) – THE SOUND EFFECT QUEEN,
Chris Sullivan (a.k.a. “Shockwave”) – THE SOUND EFFECT KING,
Arthur Lewis (a.k.a. “Arthur The Geniuses).
In addition, there will be a lineup of veteran members expecting to make surprise appearance at certain performances. You never know who may show up but the guest lineup appearing at selected shows will include…..
Lin-Manuel Miranda himself (a.k.a. “Lin-Man”),
Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart (a.k.a. J-Soul”),
Tony winner Daveed D. Diggs (a.k.a. Mr. Diggs”),
Tony nominee Christopher Jackson (a.k.a. C-Jack)
Utkarsh Ambudkar (a.k.a. “Utk The Inc),
Bill Sherman (a.k.a. “King Sherman”).
FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME will run now through January 2nd, 2022 at the Booth Theatre.
Break a leg to the full cast, crew, and creative team!!
Who is excited?!
How incredible is this?!!

FLYING OVER SUNSET begins rehearsals, full casting announced, and B-Roll proshot trailer revealed!!

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FIRST LOOK: One of the most highly anticipated shows expecting to make its long awaited debut this Fall is the new Tom Kitt, Michael Kore, and James Lapine musical musical Flying Over Sunset. We are so happy to share with you the all new b-roll footage of the show in action. It was filmed on the stage of the Vivian Beaumont at Lincoln Center Theater while still in its initial tech rehearsals prior before the plug on the production due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As we may know, FLYING OVER SUNSET only performed 1 performance…. it’s private Invited Dress Rehearsal. The show was initially scheduled to begin previews on March 12th, 2020 which turned out to be the day Broadway shut down. After a rough intermission of 19 1/2 months, this show is coming back to finally have its public audiences.
FLYING OVER SUNSET is set to finally begin its preview performances for the public at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre on November 11th, 2021. The official Opening Night will be December 13th, 2021. It will run for a strictly limited engagement.
Today is also a very exciting day as the company has reunited to begin rehearsals for this 2nd chance start. Plus, full casing has been revealed. Under the direction of James Lapine and choreography by Michelle Dorance, majority of the cast is still expecting to be the same as it was prior to the shutdown consisting of….
Tony nominee Harry Hadden-Paton as “Aldous Huxley”,
Tony nominee Carmen Cusack as “Clare Boothe Luce”,
Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck as “Cary Grant”,
Michele Ragusa in the dual roles of “Betsy Drake” and “Ann Clare Austin”,
Laura Shoop as “Maria Huxley”,
Robert Sella as “Gerald Heard”,
Atticus Ware as “Archie Leach”,
Emily Pynenburg in the dual roles of “Sophia” and “Sophia Loren”,
a Full Ensemble.
New to the cast will include….
Kanisha Marie Feliciano who replaces Erika Henningsen in the dual roles of “Ann Clare Brokaw” & “Judith”,
Nehal joshi who replaces Jeremy Kushnier in the dual roles of “Dr. Harrington” and “Mr. Grant”,
In case anyone may not remember or know what FLYING OVER SUNSET is all about, this work of fiction show tells the tale of 3 notable historical figures….. Aldous Huxley, Clare Boothe Luce, and Cary Grant. At a crossroads in their life, they meet realizing that they all experimented with the drug LSD (short for Lysergic acid diethylamide). In addition, they embark a journey and confront the mysteries of their lives and their world.
Can’t wait for this show to make its long awaited debut.
Have a wonderful first day of rehearsal back.
Who is excited?!!

No Stage Door following performances of MRS. DOUBTFIRE: THE MUSICAL at this time when show returns to Broadway this week!!

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HELLO, THERE POPPETS! So unbelievable to see the magic of Broadway and Live Theater back. However, we are still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic following ongoing safety protocols. Currently, most Broadway shows including the upcoming return of Mrs. Doubtfire sadly will NOT being doing the popular post-show stage door at this time. This is all for the healthy and safety of the entire cast, crew, musicians, creative team, and your fellow Theatergoers.
Please remember to respect the company and NO RANTS!!!! These are people just like you and me.
However if you still want have the chance to connect with the company, there are various ways to do that….
1. Follow your favorite cast members on their social media
2. Send them a fan letter (depending if the production is allowing fans to still send in fan letters and artwork)
3. Have a virtual hangout (with a meet and greet or even a coaching / master class if you’re a performer) online via Broadway Booker and Broadway Plus. Several of DOUBTFIRE’s cast members offering these including its star Tony nominee Rob McClure – depending on his/her schedule with doing the show.
Plans for Stage Door will be back but currently NOT at this time. Keep follow ongoing safety protocols.
Mrs. Doubtfire The Musical will resume Broadway previews on October 21st, 2021 and finally reach its official Opening Night on December 5th, 2021 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.
Who is excited for DOUBTFIRE’s return?
Thoughts on the NO Stage Door at this time?!!
May be a cartoon of one or more people and text that says 'My apologies, poppets! We'd all love to greet you at the stage door, but alas, in these times it's quite important for the health of our cast to avoid signings and photos. We'll have to settle for seeing your shining faces in the audience!'

BROADWAY ON TV: GET READY cause AIN’T TOO PROUD rocks Good Morning America!!!!

Cast of Broadway’s ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ performs medley of The Temptations

It’s so not JUST YOUR IMAGINATION, Broadway’s Back!!! Earlier today, the cast of the Tony winning smash hit Ain’t Too Proud continued their triumphant celebration back on the Great Bright Way with a special live performance from Times Square only on Good Morning America.
Here is the show’s current stars….
Nik Walker as “Otis Williams”,
James Harkness as “Paul Williams”,
Jawan M. Jackson as ‘Melvin Franklin,’
Matt Manuel as “David Ruffin”,
Jelani Remy as “Eddie Kendricks”
…. performing a medley of 3 beloved Temptations hits consisting of GET READY, AIN’T TOO PROUD, and I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU.
You can catch the toe-tapping AIN’T TOO PROUD back on Broadway 8 times a week at the Imperial Theatre. Along with it being in NYC, the show is set to kick off a National Tour this Holiday season beginning December 7th, 2021 in Durham, NC. From there, the show will make its way to…..
our nation’s capitol in Washington D.C.,
Charlotte, NC,
Orlando, FL,
Fort Lauderdale, FL,
Atlanta, GA,
Cincinnati, OH,
Grand Rapids, MI,
Boston, MA
Baltimore, MD,
Detroit, MI,
San Francisco, CA,
and more.
How incredible was that?!!

BROADWAY ON TV: DISNEY ON BROADWAY celebrates Live Return with surprise performance on THE VIEW!!!

"Aladdin," "Lion King," "Frozen" Celebrate Broadway's Return With Surprise Medley | The View
Our hearts continue to light with so much love and joy as Broadway has been reopening all Fall long. There have been so many great moments the Theater community as done celebrating this huge triumphant comeback after 18-19 months darks due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
One of our most recent favorite moment lately from a few weeks ago featured a surprise performance from ALL 3 shows from Disney on Broadway back. In this video, you can see the Broadway casts of Disney’s The Lion King and Aladdin plus the National Tour of Frozen all join forces to perform a special medley LIVE on The View. The lineup in this performance features….
From AladdinMichael James Scott as “The Genie”, Michael Maliakel as “Aladdin” himself and Shoba Narayan as “Princess Jasmine”,
From The Lion KingBrandon A. McCall as “Simba” and Adrienne Walker as “Nala”,
From Frozen – Caroline Bowman as “Elsa” and Caroline Innerbichler as “Anna”.
Catch all 3 of these hottest shows back on stage where they belong!!!
How amazing was that?!!