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Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is an award-winning playwright, comic book and television writer. His plays, including Good Boys and True and Based on a Totally True Story, have been produced Off-Broadway (Manhattan Theatre Club, 2econd Stage) and regionally (Steppenwolf, South Coast Rep). For Marvel Comics, he has written The Fantastic Four, Nightcrawler and Spider-Man, and is currently adapting the Stephen King novel The Stand. Last year, his revision of the classic musical It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Superman! premiered at Dallas Theater Center. Additionally, he has written for the HBO series “Big Love.” Upcoming: American Psycho with Duncan Sheik, “Glee” on Fox.

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2023 Second Stage Theater Uptown Series to Present TOROS By Danny Tejera This Summer

Second Stage Theater will present TOROS, written by Danny Tejera and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, this summer at Second Stage Theater Uptown.

GYPSY and THE BAND'S VISIT to be Screened at the V&A's 2023 Performance Festival, Celebrating Musical Theatre

Running from 22 April 2023, the V&A's Performance Festival will 'explore and deconstruct musical theatre, with a wide range of special events taking place throughout the museum.'

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL & AMERICAN PSYCHO Set for Kokandy Productions 2023 Season

Kokandy Productions has announced its 2023 season, including two fully produced musicals, plus plans for the return of the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival. See how to purchase tickets!

Brian Michael Bendis to Chronicle Work on SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK in New Graphic Novel

Brian Michael Bendis is chronicling his time working on the Broadway musical Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark in his new autobiographical graphic novel ‘Fortune and Glory: The Musical!’. 

MTC's 2023 Ted Snowdon Reading Series to Feature Work by Lloyd Suh, Else Went & More

Manhattan Theatre Clubhas announced the lineup for the 2023 Ted Snowdon Reading Series.

Nicholas Barasch Joins RIVERDALE Season Seven

Nicholas Barasch has joined the seventh season of Riverdale as a major recurring character. He will play Julien Blossom, the twin brother of Cheryl Blossom (Madelaine Petsch). The series stars KJ Apa as Archie Andrews, Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper, Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge and Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones.

Imani Uzuri Announced as Recipient of $35,000 Hermitage Major Theater Award

Andy Sandberg, Artistic Director and CEO of the Hermitage Artist Retreat, announced that composer and theater artist Imani Uzuri has been selected as the third recipient of the Hermitage Major Theater Award.

The Marsh San Francisco to Present POETIC JUSTICE, Double Bill of One-Act Plays by Lynne Kaufman

The Marsh San Francisco will kick off the New Year with Poetic Justice, taking a deep dive into the true lives of three distinguished writers. Starring Julia McNeal and Charles Shaw Robinson, this double bill features You Must Change Your Life and Divine Madness – one-act plays written by Lynne Kaufman.

Cast Announced For the Cleveland Premiere Of AMERICAN PSYCHO at Blank Canvas Theatre

Blank Canvas Theatre presents The Cleveland Premiere of AMERICAN PSYCHO, Music & Lyrics by Duncan Sheik, and Book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa.

Frédéric Sonntag's GEORGE KAPLAN Will Make New York Premiere at The New Ohio

The Bridge Production Group (Max Hunter, Artistic Director) will present the New York Premiere of Frédéric Sonntag’s George Kaplan with an English Translation by Samuel Buggeln (Cherry Arts), directed by Max Hunter ([title of show] at Brooklyn Navy Yards; See You at The New Ohio). The production will run November 15-December 3 at The New Ohio (154 Christopher Street New York, NY 10014). 


HBO Max has renewed the original drama PRETTY LITTLE LIARS: ORIGINAL SIN for a second season. The series was co-created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Lindsay Calhoon Bring. The cast includes Bailee Madison, Chandler Kinney, Zaria, Malia Pyles, Maia Reficco, Mallory Bechtel, Sharon Leal, Elena Goode, Eric Johnson, Alex Aiono and Lea Salonga.

Casey Cott & Neal McDonough Set For Ben Cory Jones' Football Drama BLACK SPARTANS

eal McDonough (THE FLASH, CAPTAIN AMERICA) and Casey Cott (RIVERDALE) are set to headline the sports drama BLACK SPARTANS, which is directed and written by Ben Cory Jones (INSECURE, BOOMERANG). The film is scheduled to shoot this fall in Atlanta, Georgia.


Bailee Madison, Chandler Kinney, Zaria, Malia Pyles, and Maia Reficco star as our new generation of Liars. The series also stars Derek Klena, Lilla Crawford, Mallory Bechtel, Sharon Leal, Elena Goode, Lea Salonga, Eric Johnson, and Alex Aiono.

Cast Announced for World Premiere of 53% OF as Part of Second Stage's Uptown Series

Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere production of 53% OF. The production will feature ANNA CRIVELLI, EDEN MALYN, MARIANNA McCLELLAN, GRACE REX, CATHRYN WAKE, and AYANA WORKMAN.

Jenn Colella, Gavin Creel, Marilyn Maye & More to be Featured in Eugene O'Neill Theater Center 58th Summer Season

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announced its 2022 summer season, which features the return of some beloved in-person public events put on pause during the virtual and hybrid seasons of 2020 and 2021. 

New RIVERDALE Episode to Feature the AMERICAN PSYCHO Musical

An upcoming episode of The CW's Riverdale series will feature the American Psycho musical adaption. The series' annual musical episode will take on the Duncan Sheik musical later on in the show's seventh season. Previously, the show has performed Heathers the Musical, Carrie the Musical, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and Next to Normal.

BWW Review: FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLS at Tennessee Williams Threatre Company

Returning to the stage since the pandemic shutdown is one New Orleans theatre company that has been sorely missed. The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company and their current production of FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLS is a comedic romp that will give audiences the best medicine of all.

MTC Announces Lineup for 2022 Ted Snowdon Reading Series

Manhattan Theatre Club announced the lineup for the 2022 Ted Snowdon Reading Series. The readings kick off Monday, March 14 and will be held on Mondays through March 28. The readings will take place at New York City Center – Stage I (131 West 55th Street). All readings are free and open to the public, but space is limited and RSVPs are required.

The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company Of New Orleans Announces Season Six

The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans has endured several setbacks due to the pandemic, but this is a year of rebirth for the seven-year-old production company.

TWFest Announces 2022 Lineup

The Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival returns to the historic French Quarter for its 36th annual celebration of contemporary literature, culture, theatre, and to honor the 75th anniversary of the iconic play, 'A Streetcar Named Desire.' March 23-27, 2022, attendees will be back in person to enjoy award-winning speakers alongside fresh new voices on the literary scene.


Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa has written 5 shows including Based on a Totally True Story (Playwright), Spider-Man (Bookwriter), Good Boys and True (Playwright), American Psycho (Bookwriter), Magic Mike (Bookwriter).

The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Muckle Man .

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