tl;dr for June 4th
- Broadway's "Escape to Margaritaville" will close on July 1st, but Parrotheads need not fear, there is a national tour planned; read my review
- "The Band's Visit" will launch a national tour in June 2019; read my review of the Broadway production
- Donna Murphy will return to "Hello, Dolly!" for six performances during Bette Midler's encore run; and Katharine McPhee has extended her time in "Waitress" to August 19th (If you haven't seen the show yet, now is a good time; Ms. McPhee is excellent in the role of Jenna, created by Jessie Mueller)
- After producing "Harry Clarke" (read my review), Audible has entered into a deal with Off-Broadway's Minetta Lane Theatre to produce more plays, comedic shows, panel discussions, and other programming at the theatre, starting with Carey Mulligan in "Girls & Boys"
- Check out this impressive list of the 25 best American plays of the past 25 years, complied by the New York Times
- Do you love "Legally Blonde: The Musical"? Then you can't miss this oral history of MTV's "Search for Elle Woods" by Playbill
- Tony season profiles are dropping every day; I enjoyed this one of director/actor Joe Mantello, and this feature celebrating theatre photographer Sara Krulwich, who will be honored with a special Tony Award on Sunday