Due to the expansive nature of Off-Broadway, this list is not comprehensive.
The musical is penned by NYU grads Henco Espag, Andi Lee Carter, and Briana Harris.
The monthly drawing is presented by Playbill.
The performer, who began his career in the pop world, was a frequent leading man on London's West End.
James currently plays The Baker in the revival of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's beloved musical.
Christopher Gattelli's choreography for the Apple TV+ series received a 2022 Emmy nomination.
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The new musical based on the book by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer features a book by Timothy Allen McDonald, and a score by Elyssa Samsel and Kate Anderson.
Payton currently plays Celie in the Tony-nominated musical at the Arlington, Virginia, venue.