All stories by Felicia Fitzpatrick on BroadwayStars

Saturday, December 26, 2020

Jingle Jangle Writer-Director David E. Talbert on Creating A Genre-Defying Musical Adventure by Felicia Fitzpatrick

How films across genres like Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Raiders of the Lost Ark inspired the Netflix holiday movie.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Thursday, December 24, 2020

16 Theatre People You’ll Recognize in Netflix’s Dash & Lily by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Both in front of and behind the camera, Dash & Lily was brought to life by theatre artists.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, December 23, 2020

The Theatre Community Remembers Rebecca Luker by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Members of the theatre community have taken to social media to share their thoughts and memories of the late three-time Tony nominee.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:49PM
Thursday, December 17, 2020

How Director Larissa Bills Pulls Back the Curtain With On Pointe Documentary by Felicia Fitzpatrick

The new Disney+ docu-series follows students at the prestigious School of American Ballet Theatre and in New York City Ballet's The Nutcracker.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:52AM
Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Broadway Stays Merry: Listen to Holiday Albums and Singles From Stage Favorites by Felicia Fitzpatrick

A list of holiday music from theatre performers you won't want to miss, including Carly Hughes, Jawan M. Jackson, and Megan Hilty.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:43AM
Saturday, November 28, 2020
Friday, November 27, 2020

Your Guide to Streaming The Nutcracker in 2020 by Felicia Fitzpatrick

A list of which ballet companies are offering digital streams of The Nutcracker during an unprecedented holiday season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:00AM
Saturday, November 21, 2020

Presenting: The Official (Fake) Ratatouille Playbill by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Go inside the creation of the TikTok musical, plus a look inside what the Playbill would look like.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM
Tuesday, November 3, 2020

The Theatre Community Shares Their 'I Voted' Selfies by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Audra McDonald, Billy Porter, Jeremy Jordan, and more are posting their election experiences on social media.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:25PM
Monday, November 2, 2020

32 Broadway-Inspired Costumes for #PlaybillHalloween by Felicia Fitzpatrick

We asked, you answered: Playbill's social media followers share their Broadway-themed Halloween costumes!

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:30PM

21 Broadway Stars Show Off Their Spirit for Halloween 2020 by Felicia Fitzpatrick

See how Mandy Gonzalez, Darren Criss, Sutton Foster, and more dressed up for Halloween.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:21AM
Saturday, October 31, 2020

4 Makeup Artists of Color Share Their Broadway-Inspired Halloween Looks by Felicia Fitzpatrick

During the month of October, Women of Color on Broadway, Inc. showcased four artists who made memorable Broadway characters their own.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:59AM

10 Years Later: Original Broadway Cast Members Reunite to Remember The Scottsboro Boys by Felicia Fitzpatrick

The Tony-nominated musical, which tells the tragic story of the infamous Scottsboro case, opened October 31, 2010.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, October 30, 2020

The Oral History of The Scottsboro Boys by Felicia Fitzpatrick

In honor of the Broadway production's 10th anniversary, we dive into the creation with the people who made it.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:11AM
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

How the Viral Grocery Store: A New Musical Was Built Through TikTok Collaborations by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Composer and arranger Dan Mertzlufft kicked off an unexpected chain of musical performances on TikTok.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:52PM
Friday, September 4, 2020

Get to Know the Organization Women of Color on Broadway by Felicia Fitzpatrick

The non-profit uplifts women of African, Latin, and Asian descent who are pursuing a career in musical theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:31PM

Studying Theatre at Historically Black Colleges and Universities by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Hear from distinguished alumni and faculty on how HBCUs are uniquely equipped for training the next generation of Black theatre artists.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:00AM
Thursday, August 20, 2020

22 Fans Celebrate the August 21 Newsies Watch Party by Felicia Fitzpatrick

These Fansies show off their Newsies-inspired fan art, TikToks, cosplay, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:04PM
Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Two-Bit Johnnies and Sophie Tucker: A Chicago Glossary by Felicia Fitzpatrick

A reference and vocabulary guide to lyrics in the John Kander and Fred Ebb musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:45AM

Get to Know Obie-Winning Harlem9, the Group Behind 48 Hours in Harlem Event by Felicia Fitzpatrick

The organization celebrates the past, present, and future of Black theatre with the annual presentation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:39AM
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Get to Know the Obie-Winning The Fire This Time Festival by Felicia Fitzpatrick

The annual theatre festival provides opportunities for playwrights from the African diaspora.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:11PM
Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Instagram Launches Reels For Short, Entertaining Video Creation by Felicia Fitzpatrick

The new functionality lets theatrelovers show off their creativity and their passion for musicals.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:41AM
Thursday, July 2, 2020

Which Moment in Hamilton Is Lin-Manuel Miranda Most Excited for Audiences to Experience on Disney+? by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda and director Thomas Kail reflect on Hamilton's journey to the small screen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:16AM
Friday, June 19, 2020

Queer Black Playwrights to Know and Support: Volume II by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Learn about Black LGBTQIA+ experiences through theatre and support more queer Black playwrights in this second installment.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:13AM

Lift Every Voice: Celebrating Black Theatre Artists by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Listen to this Spotify playlist ahead of the June 19 Antonyo Awards to celebrate Black artists in musical theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:15AM
Friday, June 5, 2020

Queer Black Playwrights to Know and Support by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Here's how you can learn about Black LGBTQIA+ experiences through theatre and support queer Black playwrights.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:25AM
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The Theatre Community Remembers Larry Kramer by Felicia Fitzpatrick

The playwright and AIDS activist died May 27 at the age of 84.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:10PM
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

33 More Broadway-Themed Tattoos by Felicia Fitzpatrick

We asked, you answered: Do you have any tattoos inspired by the theatre?

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM
Monday, April 6, 2020

Who Won the 2020 Broadway Brackets Championship? by Felicia Fitzpatrick

You voted for your favorite musical, and the winner is...

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:30AM
Friday, April 3, 2020

2020 Broadway Brackets Championship: Les Misérables or Wicked? by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Which musical will be crowned the champion? Vote now!

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:30AM
Thursday, April 2, 2020

The Theatre Community Remembers Adam Schlesinger on Social Media by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Members of the theatre community have taken to social media to share their thoughts and memories of the Tony-nominated composer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:53AM

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