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Today on Broadway: Friday, June 21, 2019

Listen: Two Teen Favorite Shows Announce Closing, Three New Shows Announce Broadway Plans, Mamet’s Weinstein Play Gets What it Deserves!

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

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1) “Be More Chill” Announces August Closing

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Breaking-BE-MORE-CHILL-Announces-Summer-Closing-Date-20190620

“Puffs” Announces Off-Broadway Closing this Summer

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/PUFFS-Will-Play-Final-Magical-Performance-This-Summer-20190620

2) Three Shows Announce Broadway Plans

Ian McKellen to Bring One Man Show to Hudson for One-Night Only

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/IAN-MCKELLEN-ON-STAGE-Will-Play-One-Night-Only-at-Broadways-Hudson-Theatre-20190620

Tracy Letts’ “The Minutes” to Come to Broadway in February

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Breaking-Tracy-Letts-THE-MINUTES-Will-Premiere-on-Broadway-in-2020-20190620

“Slave Play” to Come to Broadway in September

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Rialto-Chatter-Jeremy-O-Harris-SLAVE-PLAY-To-Play-Broadway-This-Fall-20190620

3) Show and Casting News

The Public Announces Cast for “Hercules”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Breaking-Jelani-Alladin-Krysta-Rodriguez-Roger-Bart-More-Will-Star-in-Public-Works-HERCULES-20190620

Javier Munoz to Lead MTC’s “The New Englanders”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Javier-Munoz-and-More-Lead-MTCs-THE-NEW-ENGLANDERS-20190620

Broadway Company of “What the Constitution Means to Me” to Play the Kennedy Center

https://www.broadway.com/buzz/196237/heidi-schreck-broadway-cast-of-what-the-constitution-means-to-me-to-reprise-performances-at-kennedy-center/

Theatre for a New Audience Announces Season

https://www.broadwayworld.com/brooklyn/article/TFANAs-40th-Anniversary-Season-Features-Will-Eno-Samuel-Beckett-and-More-20190620

4) Recommendations

Dave Malloy Launches Kickstarter for “Octet” Cast Album

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/octet/octet-original-cast-recording?ref=thanks-copy

James Corden Performs “Les Miserables” Crosswalk the Musical in Paris Streets

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-James-Corden-Performs-LES-MISERABLES-in-Paris-in-All-New-CROSSWALK-THE-MUSICAL-20190620

Beyonce and Donald Glover Sing “Can You Feel the Love Tonight?” In “The Lion King” Teaser

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-THE-LION-KING-Stars-Beyonce-Donald-Glover-Debut-Can-You-Feel-The-Love-Tonight-In-New-Teaser-20190620

The Interval Announces Closing

https://www.theintervalny.com/featurettes/2019/06/reprieve-a-short-film/

5) In Other News

Broadway Barks Cancels 2019 Edition Due to Construction

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-Broadway-Barks-Cancels-2019-Event-Due-to-Construction-in-Shubert-Alley-20190620

David Mamet’s Harvey Weinstein Play “Bitter Wheat” Gets Shit on by Critics

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Review-Roundup-John-Malkovich-Leads-David-Mamets-New-Weinstein-inspired-Play-BITTER-WHEAT-20190619


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