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Today on Broadway: Monday, July 16, 2018

Listen: “Dave” and “The Cher Show” Hit Snags Out-of-Town, “The Prom” Changes Broadway Venue, and Equity Announces New Robe Name!

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This Week on Broadway with guest Lucie Arnaz

https://broadwayradio.com/blog/2018/07/15/this-week-on-broadway-for-july-15-2018-lucie-arnaz/

1) A Few Shows Had Some Trouble Out of Town Over the Weekend

“Dave” Cancels First Five Previews Due to Douglas Sills’ Surgery

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Five-Preview-Performances-Of-DAVE-Canceled-at-Arena-Stage-Douglas-Sills-Sidelined-Due-to-Injury-20180712

“The Cher Show” Cancels Final Performance Due to Technical Issue

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/THE-CHER-SHOW-Cancels-Final-Performance-in-Chicago-Due-to-Technical-Error-20180715

2) This Week’s Theatrical Schedule

Monday, July 16
Opening: “Fire in Dreamland” at the Public Theatre

Tuesday, July 17

Preview: “Twelfth Night” at the Delacorte Theatre

Wednesday, July 18

Preview: “Getting’ the Band Back Together” on Broadway

Friday, July 20

Preview: “Pretty Woman” on Broadway

Sunday, July 22
Opening: “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” at the Emerson Colonial Theatre
Opening: “Smokey Joe’s Café” at Stage 42
Closing: “Pass Over” at Lincoln Center
Closing: “Girls & Boys” at the Minetta Lane Theatre

3) Recommendations

Melissa Errico on Performing Problematic Female Roles

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/13/theater/on-a-clear-day-my-fair-lady-eliza-doolittle.html

Serenbe’s “Sinking the Titanic” Documentary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=dU78EGjZLHY

4) In Other News?

“The Prom” Changes Venues to the Longacre

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/THE-PROM-Will-Dance-Into-the-Longacre-Theatre-20180713

Actor’s Equity Changes the Name of Chorus Honor to Legacy Robe

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Actors-Equity-Renames-Chorus-Celebration-Legacy-Robe-20180713

Columbia’s Roma Peoples Production Comments on Decision

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Roma-Peoples-Project-Responds-to-Name-Change-From-Gypsy-Robe-to-Legacy-Robe-20180714


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