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Today on Broadway: Monday, February 25, 2019

Listen: “Singin’ in the Rain,” “On the Town” Director Stanley Donen Passes Away, “Ain’t Too Proud” and “Lear” Begin Performances this Week, “The Heart of Rock and Roll” to Hold Work Session

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

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Spotlight: Terry Byrne, President, Off-Broadway League

https://broadwayradio.com/blog/2019/02/22/spotlight-terry-byrne-president-off-broadway-league/

Stagecraft: Loy A. Webb, The Light @ MCC Theater

https://broadwayradio.com/blog/2019/02/23/stagecraft-loy-webb-the-light-mcc-theater/

This Week on Broadway for February 24, 2019

https://broadwayradio.com/blog/2019/02/24/this-week-on-broadway-for-february-24-2019-merrily-we-roll-along/

1) Legendary Movie Musical Director Stanley Donen Passes Away

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Stanley-Donen-Director-and-Choreographer-of-Movie-Musicals-Has-Died-at-94-20190223

2) This Week’s Theatrical Schedule

Monday, February 25th

Opening: “Marys Seacole” Off-Broadway from LCT3

https://www.lct.org/shows/marys-seacole/

Tuesday. February 26th

Opening: “Alice by Heart” Off-Broadway from MCC

https://mcctheater.org/tix/alice-by-heart/

Previews: “Surely Goodness and Mercy” Off-Broadway from the Keen Company

http://www.keencompany.org/sgm

Wednesday, February 27th

Airing: “Documentary Now!” Original Cast Album: Co-Op

https://www.ifc.com/shows/documentary-now/season-03/episode-03/original-cast-album-co-op

Thursday, February 28th

Opening: “Superhero” Off-Broadway from Second Stage

https://2st.com/shows/current-production/superhero

Previews: “King Lear” on Broadway at the Cort Theatre

https://kinglearonbroadway.com/

Previews: “Ain’t Too Proud” on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre

https://www.ainttooproudmusical.com/

Previews: “Fleabag” Off-Broadway from SoHo Playhouse

https://www.sohoplayhouse.com/fleabag

Sunday, March 3rd

Previews: “Hatef**k” Off-Broadway from WP Theater

https://wptheater.org/show/hatefk/

Closing: “Freestyle Love Supreme” Off-Broadway

https://freestylelovesupreme.com/

3) Recommendations

“Hadestown” Preview Performances

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2Sv4j7B9yGtlPyENr7OiEg

New York Times: “Breaking Up With One Show to Take Another to Broadway”

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/22/theater/hadestown-oklahoma-amber-gray-damon-daunno.html

4) In Other News

“The Heart of Rock and Roll” to Hold Work Session

https://twitter.com/MichaelPaulson/status/1099716333023961089

Kristolyn Lloyd, Kate Hamill to Lead Primary Stages’ “Little Women”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Kristolyn-Lloyd-Kate-Hamill-and-More-Lead-Primary-Stages-LITTLE-WOMEN-20190222

BBC Will Create Series Based on “The Play That Goes Wrong”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/BBC-Will-Create-Comedy-Series-Based-on-THE-PLAY-THAT-GOES-WRONG-20190222

Public Theater Sues Hotel for Trademark Infringement

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/21/arts/public-theater-hotel-trademark-lawsuit.html


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