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Today on Broadway: Monday, October 22, 2018

Listen: Reviews for Broadway’s “The Ferryman” and “Lifespan of a Fact” and Off-Broadway’s ‘Gloria: A Life,” and “Be More Chill” Heading for the Big Screen”

“Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day.

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“Come from Away” Becomes Longest Running Canadian Musical in Broadway History

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/COME-FROM-AWAY-Becomes-Longest-Running-Canadian-Musical-on-Broadway-20181021

This Week on Broadway: October 21st, 2018

https://broadwayradio.com/blog/2018/10/21/this-week-on-broadway-for-october-21-2018-apologia/

1) “The Ferryman” Officially Opened on Broadway Last Night

http://www.playbill.com/article/what-did-broadway-critics-think-of-jez-butterworths-london-hit-the-ferryman

2) “Be More Chill” Film in the Works

https://deadline.com/2018/10/be-more-chill-movie-shawn-levy-greg-berlanti-film-auction-broadway-musical-1202486576/

3) More Reviews are in for “Lifespan of a Fact”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Review-Roundup-What-Did-Critics-Think-of-Daniel-Radcliffe-Cherry-Jones-and-Bobby-Cannavale-In-THE-LIFESPAN-OF-A-FACT-20181018

4) This Week’s Theatrical Schedule

Monday, October 22nd

Opening: “School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls Play” Off-Broadway from MCC

https://www.mcctheater.org/shows/17-18_season/schoolgirls/index.html

Opening: “Plot Points In Our Sexual Development” Off-Broadway from LCT3

https://www.lct.org/shows/plot-points-our-sexual-development/

Tuesday, October 23rd

Opening: “Indiana Pale Ale” Off-Broadway from the Manhattan Theatre Club

https://www.manhattantheatreclub.com/2018-19-season/india-pale-ale/

Previews: The Prom on Broadway at the Longacre

https://theprommusical.com/

Previews: “Thom Pain (based on nothing)” Off-Broadway from Signature Theatre

https://www.signaturetheatre.org/shows-and-events/Productions/2018-2019/Thom-Pain-(based-on-nothing).aspx

Wednesday, October 24th

Previews: “Little Shop of Horrors” Broadway Center Stage Production at the Kennedy Center

http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/TTBCA

Thursday, October 25th

Opening: “The Waverly Gallery” on Broadway at the John Golden Theatre

https://thewaverlygalleryonbroadway.com/

Previews: “Mike Birbiglia’s The New One” on Broadway at the Cort Theatre

https://thenewone.com/

Opening: “The Niceties” Off-Broadway from Manhattan Theatre Club

https://www.manhattantheatreclub.com/2018-19-season/the-niceties/

Previews: “The Hard Problem” Off-Broadway from Lincoln Center Theatre

https://www.lct.org/shows/hard-problem/

Friday, October 26th

Previews: “The Other Josh Cohen” Off-Broadway at the West Side Theatre

http://otherjoshcohen.com/

Sunday, October 28th

Closing: “Desperate Measures” Off-Broadway

http://www.desperatemeasuresmusical.com/

Closing: “The True” Off-Broadway from the New Group

https://www.thenewgroup.org/thetrue.html

Closing: “Uncle Romeo Vanya Juliet” from Bedlam

http://bedlam.org/whats-on/uncle-romeo-vanya-juliet/

5) In Other News

Reviews for “Gloria: A Life” Off-Broadway at the Daryl Roth Theatre

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Review-Roundup-What-Did-Critics-Think-of-GLORIA-A-LIFE-20181019

Robert Cuccioli to Lead Goodspeed’s “A Connecticut Christmas Carol”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Robert-Cuccioli-to-Lead-Goodspeeds-A-CONNECTICUT-CHRISTMAS-CAROL-Hunter-Foster-Directs-20181019


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