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04/17/19

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Listen: Critics Review “Burn This,” Further Casting Announced for “West Wide Story” and “In the Heights” Films, and Why are They Turning “Oklahoma!” into a TV Show?

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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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1) Critics Mixed on “Burn This” on Broadway

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Review-Roundup-BURN-THIS-Opens-On-Broadway-Starring-Keri-Russell-And-Adam-Driver-20190416

2) Casting for “West Side Story” Film Complete

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/WEST-SIDE-STORY-Casts-Mike-Faist-as-Riff-40-Sharks-and-Jets-Members-Also-Cast-20190416

3) More “In the Heights” Film Casting Announced

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Daphne-Rubin-Vega-Dascha-Polanco-Stephanie-Beatriz-Join-the-Cast-of-IN-THE-HEIGHTS-20190416

https://twitter.com/Lin_Manuel/status/1118192639029936129

4) Recommendations

A Dark ‘Oklahoma!’ Brings Barefoot Modern Dance to Broadway

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/16/arts/dance/oklahoma-dream-ballet.html

The Interval: Rachel Chavkin and Anaïs Mitchell on “Hadestown”

https://www.theintervalny.com/interviews/2019/04/rachel-chavkin-and-anais-mitchell-on-hadestown

Deadspin: Someone Has To Clean Up After Broadway’s Creative Destruction

https://theconcourse.deadspin.com/someone-has-to-clean-up-after-broadways-creative-destru-1833851358

5) In Other News

Ars Nova Extends “Mrs. Murray’s Menagerie” through May 11th

https://www.broadwayworld.com/off-off-broadway/article/MRS-MURRAYS-MENAGERIE-Extends-to-May-11-20190416

Playwrights Horizons Announces 2019-2020 Season

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Michael-Friedmans-UNKNOWN-SOLDIER-and-More-Set-for-Playwrights-Horizons-Season-20190416

Modern Day “Oklahoma!” in Works for TV Adaptation

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Breaking-Present-Day-Adaptation-of-OKLAHOMA-in-the-Works-for-TV-20190416


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