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Monsoon Wedding - 2017 - Regional (US) Tickets, News, Info & More


Monsoon Wedding is the perfect storm that starts brewing when family members from around the world descend on Delhi for a nonstop four-day celebration of an arranged marriage between a modern upper middle-class Indian family's only daughter and an Indian- American guy she's never met. But the bride is having an affair, her father's financial troubles deepen, and dark family secrets surface. The forecast calls for drama, love, hope, laughs and a whole lot of rain.


Berkley Rep (Roda Theatre)

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Monsoon Wedding Regional (US) Cast


by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 25, 2020
The American Film Institute (AFI) today announced that AFI FEST 2020 presented by Audi will present four Tributes at this yeara??s festival.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2020
TV's Barry 'Shabaka' Henley ('Bob Hearts Abishola,' 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' 'Better Call Saul') will star in a benefit reading of Robert Galinsky's hit play The Bench: A Homeless Love Story, directed by Drama Desk winner Jay O. Sanders, streaming on Facebook on Saturday, October 10, 10 PM est.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 9, 2020
Angelwalk Theatre will bring some musical theatre fun to the fall lineup with its brand-new online series Backstage Tea, airing every Tuesday at 5:30 pm (EST) starting October 20th and available until 11:59 pm (EST) the following Monday. The series will run for a total of 9 episodes, with the final episode airing on December 15th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2021
The music of Masi Asare will be featured in Women of The Wings Volume III: A Celebration of Female Musical Theatre Writers at Feinstein's/54 Below on October 17th at 9:45pm.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 3, 2021
On Saturday October 2nd, the Woodstock Film Festival announced their annual jury award winners in each category for this year's films in competition and the recipients of their Honorary Maverick Award, Trailblazer Award, and Fiercely Independent Award.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 27, 2020
AMC Networks' Acorn TV secures the exclusive U.S. and Canada premieres of the highly-anticipated, critically-acclaimed period drama
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2021
Experience the opening number for Paradise Square, A New Musical. Featuring Tony Award nominee Joaquina Kalukango (Slave Play), Chilina Kennedy (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Nathaniel Stampley (The Color Purple), Matt Bogart (Jersey Boys), Kevin Dennis (Assassins) and the ensemble, the show’s exuberant and emotional opening number can be viewed below!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 23, 2020
The musical adaptation of Mira Nair's hit film Monsoon Wedding will now open in India in 2021. Prior to the global health crisis, the musical was set to open at Leeds Playhouse on June 17th 2020 before transferring to London's Roundhouse to play a limited season from 17th July to 29th August.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2020
Robert Browning Associates will presents a four part free online concert series featuring international music.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021
National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year’s casting for the performances of Little Duende, Māyā, Private Gomer Jones, and TL;DR featured in the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS. This year’s festival will be held on Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22, 2021 and will be presented as a digital and in-person hybrid.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2021
Paradise Square began its pre-Broadway engagement on November 2, at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre. Get a first look at the cast in action in these all new production photos!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021
Paradise Square began its pre-Broadway engagement yesterday, November 2, at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 West Randolph Street). The production plays five weeks only through December 5, 2021. Check out the cast performing 'Someone to Love'.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will continue to host weekly free live streams of its New Works Series each Wednesday evening at 7PM ET. Available on New York Theatre Barn's YouTube channel and Broadway on Demand, each installment of the live 45-minute series includes excerpts from two new musicals and a conversation with the writers and creative team.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2021
Company has officially returned to Broadway as of November 15. Meet the current cast and learn more about who is bringing this production to the stage!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022
This past Friday evening, April 29, Bay Area arts supporters gathered at The Presidio Theatre in San Francisco to celebrate Berkeley Rep’s return to live theatre. The celebration raised $500,000 for the Theatre’s artistic and educational programming.
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2021
Broadway In Chicago will host the Pre-Broadway Premiere of Paradise Square. This new musical, which examines a remarkable yet virtually unknown moment in American history, will play a strictly limited engagement from November 2 - December 5, 2021, at Broadway In Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre. 
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 8, 2022
The cast of Paradise Square has assembled at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in preparation of the show's first preview on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. The musical officially opens on Sunday, April 3, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022
BroadwayWorld has learned that Paradise Square principal cast member Chilina Kennedy will miss upcoming preview performances of the production due to testing positive for COVID. She is currently set to return on Saturday, April 2.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020
Company is officially in previews on Broadway!  Following the engagement in London's West End, the new production of Sondheim and George Furth's landmark American musical, Company, directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Marianne Elliott comes to Broadway starring Tony and Grammy Award® winner Katrina Lenk as Bobbie and two-time Tony Award and two-time Grammy Award winner Patti LuPone as Joanne.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022
On Saturday, April 29 Berkeley Repertory Theatre is inviting guests to its signature event OVATION, an evening to celebrate the organization’s 54th anniversary by honoring the Theatre’s return to live performances.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022
Performances begin tonight for the U.S. and English-language premiere of Stefano Massini’s 7 Minutes, produced by Waterwell in association with Working Theater. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2022
Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced today the full cast for the upcoming west coast premiere chamber choir musical, Octet written by three- time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) and directed by Annie Tippe, produced by special arrangement with Diana DiMenna and Plate Spinner Productions.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2022
Paradise Square has announced a rush ticket and digital lottery policy. Find out how to get rush and lotto tickets to the show.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021
Casting and performance dates have been announced for the Broadway run of Paradise Square, which will open on Broadway on Sunday, March 20, 2022 at the Shubert Organization's Barrymore Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021
Broadway In Chicago has announced single tickets for the Pre-Broadway Premiere of Paradise Square will go on sale on Tuesday, June 8. This bold and uncompromising new musical, which examines a remarkable yet virtually unknown moment in American history, will play a strictly limited engagement from November 2 - December 5, 2021.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 3, 2021
The New York-based orchestra is made up of 15 of the finest soloists, ensemble players, and arrangers in jazz music today. Free tickets are required for entry; ticket reservations will be open for request on Monday, June 7 at 12:00PM ET.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2021
Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage will present performances this week from George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic in partnership with Blue Note Jazz Festival and Falu along with a screening of Monsoon Wedding in partnership with Rooftop Films.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 10, 2021
The Academy Museum’s exhibitions, screenings, and public and educational programs are being developed with the expertise of Academy members—film artists and professionals who are leaders in their craft and industry areas.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2021
One of the BBC’s most ambitious and cinematic TV series ever makes its highly-anticipated Stateside debut on Acorn TV this December: A Suitable Boy, an epic tale of life and love set in vibrant 1950s India in the first screen adaptation of the classic, bestselling, 1,349-page novel of the same name by Vikram Seth.
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 21, 2022
Paradise Square is getting ready to start previews on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 and open Sunday, April 3, 2022 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), where the marquee just went up. Check out photos.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 21, 2021
Underscore Theatre Company is offering UNDERSCORE DEVELOPS, a new initiative as part of its readings and workshop development series. While in-person productions are not possible, Underscore continues its mission to support writers by offering new musicals in progress the opportunity to explore the development process virtually.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2021
Love, in its many forms, can be beautiful, complicated, funny and everything in between. Bill Connington's new indie romantic comedy LOVE, REPEAT tells the uplifting, New York City-steeped story of James, who with the help of his 11-year-old son and quirky, close-knit circle of family and friends, sets out to win the heart of his ex-wife Barbara.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 13, 2021
MY NAME IS PEDRO is an essential and timely reminder of the importance of great educators that exist within the infrastructure of our country's public education system.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2022
Waterwell has announced casting for the U.S. premiere of Stefano Massini's 7 Minutes, produced in association with Working Theater. The cast of 11 is composed entirely of women and gender non-conforming BIPOC+ actors.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2020
Three generations of virtuosic musicians come together to provide rhythmic fireworks in this celebration of South Indian percussion. The group is led by the legendary Vikku Vinayakram, who has popularized the ghatam (clay pot) over his long career, was a founding member of the acclaimed Shakti ensemble with John McLaughlin and Zakir Hussain, and received India's most prestigious awards and titles. He is joined by his two sons, V. Selvaganesh (hybrid drum kit), a leading musician in the world of rhythm who was a member of Remember Shakti, and Umashankar (ghatam), who is known for his meteoric rise in the classical Carnatic music field; his grandson, the dynamic Swaminathan Selvaganesh (kanjira - small frame drum, konakkol - vocal percussion), who has been lauded as one of the top kanjira players of his generation; and A. Ganesan (morsing - jaw harp), who has performed in ensembles with Zakir Hussain and toured with Vikku throughout the world.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2022
Complete casting has been announced for Paradise Square on Broadway. The production begins rehearsals today in New York City. Previews begin in four weeks on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, prior to opening night on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at Broadway’s Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). 
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2021
Paradise Square began its pre-Broadway engagement on November 2, at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 West Randolph Street). The production will conclude it's run later this week on December 5th. Check out all new video of in action!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals Garden of Starflowers and An Incomplete List of All The Things I’m Going To Miss When The World is No Longer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2021
National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year’s directors and music directors for the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which will be held on Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22, 2021.
by Robert Diamond - Aug 17, 2020
MY NAME IS PEDRO is a 7 year-long filmmaking journey, marking Lillian LaSalle’s directorial debut.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2020
MY NAME IS PEDRO will debut in Virtual Theaters in New York (The Maysles Cinema) September 17 and Los Angeles (Laemmle) on October 2 with major cities to follow. 
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 12, 2020
TIFF and Bell Media today unveiled that television audiences can tune in to the 2020 TIFF Tribute Awards, to be broadcast on Tuesday, September 15 at 8pm ET/PT on CTV and everywhere CTV content can be found, during the 45th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022
Berkeley Repertory Theatre is presenting the west coast premiere chamber choir musical, Octet written by three- time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) and directed by Annie Tippe, produced by special arrangement with Diana DiMenna and Plate Spinner Productions.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2022
Paradise Square officially resumed performances last night, April 19, after briefly going dark due to COVID cases within the cast. Joaquina Kalukango gave a speech after last night's performance, where she talked about being grateful to be back on stage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022
Writer composer Dave Malloy and director Annie Tippe came together to discuss the West Coast premiere of OCTET, running April 20-May 29, 2022 at Berkeley Repertory Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022
The Fisher Center at Bard will present a bold, gender-reframed, era-transcending vision of Molière’s 1665 tragicomedy Dom Juan, conceived and directed by Ashley Tata, with a new translation from NYU Professor of ​​French Literature  and theater scholar Sylvaine Guyot and Fisher Center Artistic Director Gideon Lester.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022
The new Broadway musical Paradise Square will now resume performances on Tuesday, April 19 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), rather than Saturday, April 16 as previously announced. The change is due to additional COVID cases within the company.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
In this episode of The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales, Maliakel discusses touring with Phantom of the Opera as the Raoul understudy, his love for Broadway's Spring Awakening, and Bridges of Madison County, and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022
National Philharmonic has announced its 2022-2023 season, which includes eight classical programs conducted by Music Director Piotr Gajewski and two by Chorale Artistic Director Stan Engebretson; two pops shows led by Principal Pops Conductor Luke Frazier; and a piano recital.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022
After previously announcing that performances would resume on Tuesday, April 12, the original new Broadway musical Paradise Square will definitely resume performances on Saturday, April 16, with performances at 2:00 and 8:00 pm at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). The production, which opened April 3, halted performances on Thursday, April 7 after positive COVID cases were experienced in the company.