tl;dr for May 14th
- "Children of a Lesser God" will close May 27th (read my review), and "The Play that Goes Wrong" will close August 26th
- Second Stage Theater announced its 2018-2019 season, a highlight including “Superhero,” a new musical with music and lyrics by Tom Kitt ("Next to Normal"), starring Kate Baldwin and Bryce Pinkham; Theatre for a New Audience also announced its 2018-2019 season
- NBC cancelled "Rise", a television show about a high school putting on "Spring Awakening", after just one season
- Sierra Boggess, Matt Doyle, Drew Gehling, Adam Chanler-Berat, and Jim Norton will team up for a lab presentation of the Broadway-bound revival of "The Secret Garden"
- Check out this great read about David Zinn's Tony-nominated costume designs for (Critic's Pick!) "SpongeBob SquarePants"
- Two other great reads: La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego has birthed six Broadway shows in 12 months; Terry Teachout of the Wall Street Journal diagnoses the Broadway musical's current crisis - safe commodification