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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Sis Thee Doll Takes Over Playbill's Instagram June 19 by Logan Culwell-Block

See the Oklahoma! star visit Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth and Cats: "The Jellicle Ball" in celebration of Juneteenth and Pride.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:18AM
Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Broadway Grosses Analysis: Box Office Continues Upward Trend in Last Pre-Tonys Week by Logan Culwell-Block

An Enemy of the People broke the box office record at Circle in the Square in its penultimate week on the boards.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:12PM

Report: Nathan Lane and Matt Bomer Will Be Gay Roommates in New Golden Girls-Like Sitcom by Logan Culwell-Block

Linda Lavin will co-star in the new series from Will & Grace creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:12PM

Tony-Winning Merrily We Roll Along Teases Filmed Performances by Logan Culwell-Block

Will this starry revival join the library of professionally filmed Stephen Sondheim musicals available to watch at home?

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:42PM

Amber Gray, Thomas Middleditch, More Will Fight About Vaccines in Broadway's Eureka Day by Logan Culwell-Block

Full casting has been revealed for the upcoming Manhattan Theatre Club production, beginning performances in November.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:06PM

Tony Awards Viewership Drops to 3.5 Million by Logan Culwell-Block

The total reflects a decrease of 14.6% compared to last year, but is not the lowest the Tonys have ever seen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:24PM

Blaine Krauss, Jodi Picoult, Carly Hughes, More to Appear at 2024 International Thespian Festival by Logan Culwell-Block

This year's edition of the week-long theatrical event is set to begin June 24.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

Broadway's The Heart of Rock and Roll Sets a June Closing by Logan Culwell-Block

The Huey Lewis jukebox musical opened April 22 at the James Earl Jones Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

Avett Brothers Musical Swept Away Sets October Start Date by Logan Culwell-Block

The Grammy-nominated folk-rock band contributed music and lyrics to the new show, which features a book by John Logan.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

Ian McKellen Recovering After Stage Fall in London's West End by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony and Olivier winner suffered a spill while performing Player Kings but is expected to make a full recovery.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM

Sondheim Memorabilia, Furniture, and More Go Up for Auction June 18 by Logan Culwell-Block

Doyle Auctions is hosting the once-in-a-lifetime sale of personal effects from the estate of the late Broadway legend.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36AM

Stephanie J. Block Stars in London Kiss Me, Kate Revival, Opening June 18 by Logan Culwell-Block

Bartlett Sher is directing the new revival of the Cole Porter musical at the Barbican Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36AM

Pre-Existing Condition Opens Off-Broadway June 18 by Logan Culwell-Block

The play is led by a string of alternating actors, including Tatiana Maslany, Maria Dizzia, Tavi Gevinson, and Deirdre O'Connell.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36AM
Monday, June 17, 2024

Actors' Equity Puts Future Development Contracts on Pause Amid Stalled Negotiations With Broadway League by Logan Culwell-Block

The move is the latest in a long struggle over payment structures for plays and musicals in active development.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:32PM

Watch: Broadway's Upcoming Smash Musical Drops a Teaser Trailer by Logan Culwell-Block

The stage musical adapted from the infamous NBC series is set to hit the stage in spring 2025.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Inside the Creation of the 2024 Tony Awards Opening Number, 'This Party's For You' by Logan Culwell-Block

Read the complete lyrics to Amanda Green, Tom Kitt, and Ariana DeBose's tribute to theatre kids.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:02PM

Watch: Amber Iman Belts Out 'Don't Bet Your Heart' From Broadway's Lempicka by Logan Culwell-Block

The musical's Broadway cast album released June 14.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:24PM

Beetlejuice's Adam Dannheisser to Lead London Fiddler on the Roof by Logan Culwell-Block

The Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick, and Joseph Stein musical plays Regent's Park Open Air Theatre beginning July 27.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM
Sunday, June 16, 2024

That Jon: Jonathan Groff Wins 2024 Leading Actor in a Musical Tony Award by Logan Culwell-Block

The stage and screen favorite stars in the Tony-winning revival of Merrily We Roll Along.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32PM

The Outsiders Wins Best Musical at the 2024 Tony Awards by Logan Culwell-Block

The highly coveted title was the fourth category taken by the show at the June 16 ceremony.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32PM

Andrew Rannells Drops Out of Broadway's Tammy Faye by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony nominee shared the update with CBS on the red carpet of the 2024 Tony Awards.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42PM

Danya Taymor Wins Best Direction of a Musical at 2024 Tony Awards by Logan Culwell-Block

Her first nomination and win, Taymor won for her work on The Outsiders.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:24PM

Watch: Nikiya Mathis, Alex Edelman, and Abe Jacob Accept Their 2024 Special Tony Awards by Logan Culwell-Block

The special honors didn't make the broadcast, but you can see these luminaries' acceptance speeches online.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:18PM

Jonathan Tunick Wins 2nd Career Tony for Merrily We Roll Along Orchestrations by Logan Culwell-Block

The prolific orchestrator's first win was for Titanic in 1997.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:06PM

Here is the Official 2024 Tony Awards Digital Playbill by Logan Culwell-Block

For the first time ever, get the full Tony Awards experience with a digital version of the program being handed out at Lincoln Center.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

Tonight's the Night: Ariana DeBose Hosts The 77th Annual Tony Awards June 16 at Lincoln Center by Logan Culwell-Block

Broadway's biggest night kicks off at 6:30 PM ET, and Playbill will be covering it all.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

Woman of Color on Broadway Returns After 3-Year Hiatus With The Juneteenth Symphony June 16 by Logan Culwell-Block

The work blends music and theatre while celebrating the contribution of people of color in performing arts.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Friday, June 14, 2024

A Closer Look at the Estate Auction of Stephen Sondheim—Plus Tips on How to Get the Winning Bid by Logan Culwell-Block

More than 450 items from the Broadway legend's personal collection will go to auction June 18.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:32PM

Broadway Cast Album Palooza: Lempicka, The Wiz, Heart of Rock and Roll Albums Drop June 14 by Logan Culwell-Block

Lempicka's cast recording has surprise released early following two delays.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:52AM

Broadway Cast Album Palooza: Lempicka, The Wiz Albums Drop June 14 by Logan Culwell-Block

Lempicka's cast recording has surprise released early following two delays.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Gatsby at American Repertory Theater? by Logan Culwell-Block

Isaac Powell, Charlotte MacInnes, and Ben Levi Ross lead the cast at the Massachusetts company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42AM

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