Today on Broadway: Thursday, February 17, 2022 + “sandblasted” Interview


Gordon Takes Over For Gray In “Hadestown,” “Winnie The Pooh” Is Back Off-Broadway, “Wish You Were Here” Sets Its World Premiere Cast

Plus, Grace talks with Charly Evon Simpson and Summer L. Williams about “sandblasted,” now at the Vineyard Theatre in conjunction with WP Theater.

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1) Lana Gordon Joins “Hadestown” as Persephone

 2) Show and Casting News

“Winnie the Pooh” Returns Off-Broadway This Summer

Cast Set for Sanaz Toossi’s “Wish You Were Here” World Premiere

Young Vic’s “The Collaboration,” Starring Jeremy Pope and Paul Bettany, Began February 16


3) In Other News

Former VP of AEA Alan Hall Passes Away

Loretta Greco First Female AD of Boston’s Huntington

4) Events 

Broadway Sings Announces Black History Month Concert Featuring Alysha Deslorieux and More

92Y to Feature Andrew Garfield and More

5) Recommendations

Get a First Look at the Antonio Banderas-Led “Company”

The New York Times: “5 Monologues, Each a Showcase for Asian American Actors Over 60”

The New York Times: Opinion | “Yes, Some Musicals Are Unwoke. That’s Not a Writ to Rewrite Them.”

6) Grace’s Interview with Charly Evon Simpson and Summer L. Williams, Playwright and Director Behind WP Theater/Vineyard Theatre’s “sandblasted”

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