Today on Broadway: Monday, August 26, 2019

“Phantom” and “Frozen” Casting, “GMA” and “Falsettos” Controversies, D23 News!


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1) Show and Casting News

New Principals Joining “Phantom” on Broadway Will-Join-THE-PHANTOM-OF-THE-OPERA-This-Fall-20190823

“Frozen” Tour Announces Additional Principals Principal-Casting-Austin-Colby-and-More-20190823

2) This Week’s Theatrical Schedule

Tuesday, August 27th

Previews: “American Moor” Off-Broadway

Saturday, August 31st

Previews: “Hercules” Shakespeare in the Park from Public Works Hercules/

3) Recent Controversies

Lara Spencer Criticized for Laughing about Boys Taking Ballet Boys-Taking-Ballet-On-GOOD-MORNING-AMERICA-20190823

“Falsettos” UK Premiere Draws Criticism for Lack of Jewish Representation Representation-Criticism-20190823

4) Recommendations

The New York Times Goes Behind the Scenes of “Hercules”

Jason Robert Brown Answers Burning “The Last Five Years” Questions Questions-20190823

5) Disney News Out of the D23 Convention

“High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” Trailer Released MUSICAL-THE-MUSICAL-20190823

Footage Released for Kristen Bell’s “Encore!” Theatre-Dreams-in-the-Trailer-for-Disneys-ENCORE-20190823

“Frozen 2” Announces New Voice Castings Plus-Check-Out-the-All-New-Poster-20190824

Theatre Favorites to Star in Pixar’s “Soul” Film-SOUL-20190824


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