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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Listen: David Mamet’s Harvey Weinstein is Still, Apparently, a Thing; Threat Causes Evacuation of Stratford Festival Opening Night; and a Real-Life “Waiting for Guffman”!

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Chicago Director Rachel Rockwell Passes Away at 49

https://twitter.com/ChrisJonesTrib/status/1001239347239227392 

1) David Mamet’s Harvey Weinstein Play Aiming for London

https://nypost.com/2018/05/24/david-mamet-is-making-a-play-about-harvey-weinstein/

The Guardian: Harvey Weinstein’s Perp Walk

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/may/25/harvey-weinstein-books-something-wonderful-elia-kazan

2) Stratford Festival Cancels Opening Night and Evacuates Theatre

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/theatre-and-performance/article-stratford-festival-opening-night-cancelled-theatre-evacuated/ 

3) This Week’s Theatrical Schedule

Openings

“The Boys in the Band” Opens on Thursday, May 31st
http://boysintheband.com/

Previews Begin
Wednesday, May 30th

Desperate Measures Begins Previews Off-Broadway
http://desperatemeasuresmusical.com/

Little Rock Begins Previews Off-Broadway
http://www.littlerockplay.com/

Thursday, May 31st

Roundabout’s Skintight Begins Performances Off-Broadway
https://www.roundabouttheatre.org/Shows-Events/Skintight.aspx

“Half Time” at Paper Mill Playhouse Begins Performances
https://papermill.org/show/half-time/

Friday, June 1st

Playwrights Horizons’ Log Cabin World Premiere Begins Performances
https://www.playwrightshorizons.org/shows/plays/log-cabin/

Saturday, June 2nd

LCT3’s Pass Over Begins Performances
http://www.lct.org/shows/pass-over/

Cyprus Avenue Begins Performances at the Public
https://www.publictheater.org/Public-Theater-Season/Cyprus-Avenue/

Closings

Mlima’s Tale Closes at the Public Theatre on June 3rd
https://www.publictheater.org/Public-Theater-Season/Mlimas-Tale/

4) Recommendation

Alfie Boe, Megan Hilty, Cynthia Erivo and More Perform at National Memorial Day Concert

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-Watch-Megan-Hilty-and-Cynthia-Erivo-Perform-at-the-2018-National-Memorial-Day-Concert-20180528

A Small Georgia Town Hinges its Future on Creating a Musical

https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2018/05/25/613750683/episode-843-swamp-gravy


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