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Theater News for the Week Ending May 27th

By Bennett Liebman

Broadway Revenue and Attendance for 2021-22 Season Less Than Half of Pre-Pandemic Heights, https://www.thewrap.com/broadway-revenue-attendance-2021-2022-season-numbers/

Almost all Broadway shows see uptick at box office in final week of 2021-2022 season, https://broadwaynews.com/2022/05/26/almost-all-broadway-shows-see-uptick-at-box-office-in-final-week-of-2021-2022-season/

MJ', 'A Strange Loop' and Hugh Jackman beg for Tony votes, 'MJ', https://nypost.com/2022/05/24/mj-a-strange-loop-and-hugh-jackman-beg-for-tony-votes/

Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH's Gabby Beans, https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Meet-the-2022-Tony-Nominees-THE-SKIN-OF-OUR-TEETHs-Gabby-Beans-20220525

Donja R. Love is rewriting the narrative on Black, queer, and HIV-positive representation, https://www.queerty.com/donja-r-love-rewriting-narrative-black-queer-hiv-positive-representation-theater-20220521

Angela Lansbury Will Receive Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement, https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/23/theater/tony-awards-2022-angela-lansbury.html

Museum of the Moving Image to Celebrate the Tony Awards With Collection of Broadway-Muppet Crossovers, https://www.playbill.com/article/museum-of-the-moving-image-to-celebrate-the-tony-awards-with-collection-of-broadway-muppet-crossovers

Pioneering Camille A. Brown creates a Broadway rainbow, https://qctimes.com/news/national/pioneering-camille-a-brown-creates-a-broadway-rainbow/article_43ce14f5-af4b-5c2c-8bb9-e182620458b9.html

Encores! 'Into The Woods' will transfer to Broadway this summer, https://broadwaynews.com/2022/05/26/encores-into-the-woods-will-transfer-to-broadway-this-summer/

Patricia McGregor Will Be The Next Artistic Director Of New York Theatre Workshop, https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Patricia-McGregor-Will-Be-The-Next-Artistic-Director-Of-New-York-Theatre-Workshop-20220525

Broadway League extends mask policy through June 30, https://broadwaynews.com/2022/05/20/broadway-league-extends-mask-policy-through-june-30/

Backstage COVID Protocols (And How They Have Changed, https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Backstage-COVID-Protocols-And-How-They-Have-Changed-20220525

Hugh Jackman Is Having Fun Playing as 'Arrogant as You Possibly Can', https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/24/theater/hugh-jackman-the-music-man.html?smid=tw-nyttheater&smtyp=cur

Why the Tonys Need an Award for Best Ensemble, Why the Tonys Need an Award for Best Ensemble, https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/17/theater/tony-awards-2022.html

How Molly Ranson Went From Off-Broadway to Broadway, https://www.backstage.com/magazine/article/molly-ranson-broadway-plaza-suite-interview-75158/

How Mary-Louise Parker's Kids Kept Her 'Hopeful' Through the COVID Shutdown, https://people.com/theater/how-mary-louise-parker-kids-kept-her-hopeful-through-broadway-covid-19-shutdown/

To revive us, we need plays like the Pulitzer-winning 'Fat Ham', https://www.washingtonpost.com/theater-dance/2022/05/26/fat-ham-ijames-hunter/

This year's Tony-nominated shows push audiences to reconcile with history, https://broadwaynews.com/2022/05/23/this-years-tony-nominated-shows-push-audiences-to-reconcile-with-history/

Suffs' Shaina Taub on Those Hamilton Comparisons and Her Musical's Broadway Future, https://www.elle.com/culture/career-politics/a40071793/suffs-shaina-taub-interview/

Where does Seattle stand 2 years into working on theater's anti-racism demands?, https://www.seattletimes.com/entertainment/theater/where-does-seattle-stand-two-years-into-working-on-theaters-anti-racism-demands/

Utah Shakespeare Festival's artistic director abruptly steps down, https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2022/05/26/slt-utah-shakespeare-festivals-artistic-director-abruptly-steps-down/#.YpDhje7MLSI

This year, the world looks to Orlando Fringe Festival, https://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/arts-and-theater/orlando-fringe/os-et-orlando-fringe-world-fringe-congress-20220525-vlv462q6lndopfytoen7g7bw4q-story.html

Trevor Nunn turns classical 1961 film Parent Trap into a West End Musical, https://www.express.co.uk/entertainment/theatre/1615840/classical-film-The-Parent-Trap-musical-trevor-nunn

A Theatrical Neophyte With the Know-How of a Pro, https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/26/theater/jodie-comer-prima-facie.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nyttheater

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