Letters of Suresh Broadway Review

The gorgeous projection design gives the Second Stage production its only sense of motion Photo: Joan Marcus Sometimes it’s worth staying in your seat to the end, even when the previous 80 minutes have been static. For instance, Thom Sesma plays a character named Father Hashimoto in Rajiv Joseph’s new Off Broadway play, “Letters of Suresh,” which opened Tuesday at

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'Hamilton' on Disney+: The Schuyler Sisters Give off Serious Disney Princess Vibes With These Dresses

Eliza is kind like Snow White and outspoken like Merida. Angelica cares for her sister like Elsa, and Peggy wears a billowing yellow dress like Belle. Hamilton is now available on Disney’s streaming platform, but are these characters considered official Disney princesses?  Here’s what we know about the Schuyler sisters from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s award-winning Broadway musical.   ‘Hamilton’ featured characters like

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Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Finalist ‘The Minutes’ Sets Post-COVID 2022 Broadway Reopening, Plans Venue Switch

Steppenwolf’s Broadway production of Tracy Letts’ The Minutes is exiting the Cort Theatre, its pre-COVID home, with plans to re-open in 2022 at another Broadway venue. The move signals yet another way the pandemic shutdown has impacted Broadway’s shuffle of theater tenants and reopening schedules. The Minutes, a political comedy directed by Anna D. Shapiro and starring Ian Barford, Blair

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'Smash,' a TV Series About a Broadway Musical, to Become a Broadway Musical

Smash, the short-lived musical television series about the making of a Broadway show, is being adapted for the actual Broadway stage, with Steven Spielberg once again serving as producer on the project. “I am personally thrilled to be a part of this musical and its road to Broadway,” Spielberg, who is credited with having the original idea for the series,

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Theater Legend Hal Prince Named First Recipient Of New York Drama Desk’s Lifetime Achievement Honor

The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards will celebrate the life and legacy of American theater producer and director Harold “Hal” Prince (Cabaret, Fiddler on the Roof, among many others) with the critics organization’s newly established lifetime achievement honor. The Harold Prince Award will be bestowed annually for outstanding contributions to theater, and will be posthumously awarded to Prince year. Prince

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At Home With Elizabeth Stanley: Actress Talks Possible Wedding Postponement & Staying Connected

 ‘Jagged Little Pill’s Elizabeth Stanley spoke to HL about how she’s staying connected to her cast & how continuing to plan her wedding. The vibrance and fulfillment of a crowded theater filled with performers, music, laughter and tears is one that we might not be able to enjoy in the near future, and is one that is sorely missed during

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Reopening Broadway: What Will It Take? What Will It Look Like? When Could It Really Happen? A Candid Conversation With Broadway League President Charlotte St. Martin

Editor’s Note: As Deadline continues its Coping With COVID-19 Crisis series on the struggles of people in the entertainment industry impacted by the coronavirus-related shutdowns and layoffs, we’ve launched a new series, Reopening Hollywood (or Broadway, as the case may be), focused on the incredibly complicated efforts to get the industries back on their feet while ensuring the safety of

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Ailing Broadway Actor Nick Cordero Scores “Big Win” In COVID-19 Battle, Says Wife Amanda Kloots

Some good news for a change: Broadway actor Nick Cordero, battling COVID-19 at Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, is “getting stronger,” reports wife Amanda Kloots, who has posted an Instagram message saying that “it’s all about small wins in the ICU.” “We just [got] some good news and it’s all about small wins in the ICU,” writes Kloots about the Waitress

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Terrence McNally, Tony-Winning Playwright, Dies at 81 from Complications of Coronavirus

In between those works, McNally tackled other hot-topic issues with plays produced off Broadway and on, his earlier works earning a reputation for the their satirical take on moral complacency in America. Other works opened McNally up to a much broader audience, including the 1982 farce It’s Only a Play and the 1982 romance Frankie and Johnny in the Clair

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