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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, September 28, 2021

“The Skin of Our Teeth” And “Slave Play” Head Back To Broadway, More “Jagged Little” Problems, Tony Highlights

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This Week’s Previews + Openings

Tuesday 9/28*:

  • “Aladdin” (opening – New Amsterdam)

Friday 10/1:

  • “Dana H.” (previews – Lyceum)
  • “Thoughts of a Colored Man” (previews – Golden)

*Note: We recorded this episode ahead of the news “Lackawanna Blues” would be pushing its opening due to Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s injury. The show will now open on Thursday, October 7 instead of September 28.

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/LACKAWANNA-BLUES-Delays-Opening-Night-As-Ruben-Santiago-Hudson-Recovers-from-Back-Injury-20210927

1) Broadway Show Announcements

Lileana Blain-Cruz Will Direct Broadway Revival of “The Skin of Our Teeth”

https://www.playbill.com/article/lileana-blain-cruz-will-direct-broadway-revival-of-the-skin-of-our-teeth

“Slave Play” Announces Broadway Return This Fall

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2) Continued “Jagged Little Pill” Controversies

“Jagged Little Pill,” Actors’ Equity to Investigate Cast Member’s Alleged Mistreatment

Nora Schell’s Twitter Statement

Celia Rose Gooding and Antonio Cipriano Announce Departures (Individual Twitter Statements)

https://twitter.com/celiargooding/status/1441418064751304717

#JaggedLittleProtest

3) In Other News

New York Theatre Workshop Announces One-Week Extension for “Sanctuary City” 

https://www.broadwayworld.com/off-broadway/article/New-York-Theatre-Workshop-Announces-One-Week-Extension-for-SANCTUARY-CITY-20210924

New York Launches Mental Health Initiative for Performers, Restaurant Workers and Nightlife Community

https://variety.com/2021/legit/news/new-york-mental-health-initiative-1235073582/

Tony Awards Ratings: Numbers Are Down for 74th Annual Ceremony

https://www.playbill.com/article/tony-awards-ratings-numbers-are-down-for-74th-annual-ceremony

4) Recommendations

Danny Burstein, Aaron Tveit, Adrienne Warren, and More Accept Their Tony Awards

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEOS-Danny-Burstein-Aaron-Tveit-Adrienne-Warren-and-More-Accept-Their-Tony-Awards-20210926

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