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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Get a First Look at Broadway-Aimed Sing Street at The Huntington Theatre by Michael Wiltbank

The coming-of-age musical set in 1982 Dublin is based on the 2016 indie film by John Carney.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:13PM

Go Inside Rehearsals for Broadway's Almost Famous by Michael Wiltbank

Based on the 2000 film of the same name, the musical features a score by Tony and Pulitzer winner Tom Kitt and a book and lyrics by screenwriter Cameron Crowe.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:12PM

See Photos of Olivier Winner Lesli Margherita Reprise Broadway Role in Bucks County's Dames at Sea by Michael Wiltbank

The production will play the Pennsylvania theatre through September 11.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:19PM

See Production Photos of Daniel K. Isaac’s Once Upon a (Korean) Time by Michael Wiltbank

Ma-Yi Theater Company presents the new work about experiences of the Korean American diaspora at Off-Broadway’s La MaMa.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:43AM
Monday, August 29, 2022

See Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa Star in New Michael John LaChiusa Musical Los Otros by Michael Wiltbank

The one-act musical features music by the Giant writer and a book and lyrics by Tony nominee Ellen Fitzhugh.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:03PM

See Production Photos From Mr. Holland's Opus at Ogunquit Playhouse by Michael Wiltbank

The new musical by BD Wong and Wayne Barker will play through September 10.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:07PM

First Look: See Inside the Rehearsal Room of the New Off-Broadway Play Jasper by Michael Wiltbank

Dominic Fumusa, Abigail Hawk, and Jessica Pimentel star in the world premiere by Grant MacDermott.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:25PM
Friday, August 26, 2022

Check Out Photos of Nova Y. Payton, Frenchie Davis, and More in Signature's The Color Purple by Michael Wiltbank

The 2005 Broadway musical plays the Arlington, Virginia, venue through October 9.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:49AM
Monday, August 22, 2022

Check Out Photos From Off-Broadway Hypnosis-Improv Show HYPROV by Michael Wiltbank

Colin Mochrie and Asad Mecci lead 20 audience volunteers through hypnosis and improv comedy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:42PM
Wednesday, August 17, 2022

See Cast of Manhattan Theatre Club's Cost of Living Meet the Press by Michael Wiltbank

The Broadway debut of Martyna Majok’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play will star Kara Young, David Zayas, Gregg Mozgala, and Katy Sullivan.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:48AM
Monday, August 15, 2022

Take a Look at Second Stage's World Premiere of Patience by Michael Wiltbank

The new play by Johnny G. Lloyd is directed by Zhailon Levingston.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:48PM
Wednesday, August 10, 2022

See New Photos of Alex Brightman and Elizabeth Teeter in Broadway's Beetlejuice by Michael Wiltbank

The show recently played its 500th performance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:07PM

See Brennyn Lark and Keri René Fuller Join Broadway's SIX by Michael Wiltbank

The pair will also be joined by Bre Jackson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

See Emily Skinner, Jason Danieley, Sierra Boggess, and Mary Beth Peil in A Little Night Music at Barrington Stage Company by Michael Wiltbank

Directed by Julianne Boyd, the Sondheim musical plays the Massachusetts theatre through August 28.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:48PM
Wednesday, August 3, 2022

See Photos of the World Premiere of Moisés Kaufman and Amanda Gronich's Here There Are Blueberries by Michael Wiltbank

The co-production with Tectonic Theater Project is inspired by an album of photos from the Holocaust.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:24AM
Monday, August 1, 2022

See Photos of The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical Concert at the Kennedy Center by Michael Wiltbank

The July 26 performance featured Broadway favorited Kelli O'Hara, Jason Gotay, Ephraim Sykes, Denée Benton, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:48PM

See New Photos of Stranger Things Star Gaten Matarazzo in Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen by Michael Wiltbank

The Tony-winning musical currently features Zachary Noah Piser, Talia Simone Robinson, Jessica Phillips, Ann Sanders and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:18AM
Monday, July 25, 2022

Photos: A Strange Loop Celebrates 100 Performance on Broadway by Michael Wiltbank

The Pulitzer-winning musical officially opened at the Lyceum Theatre April 26.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

Check Out New Photos of Ashley Loren and Derek Klena in Broadway's Moulin Rouge! The Musical by Michael Wiltbank

The production just celebrated its three year anniversary on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM
Friday, July 22, 2022

See The Kite Runner Cast Take Opening Night Bows on Broadway by Michael Wiltbank

The stage adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's novel opened July 21 at the Hayes Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:24PM
Thursday, July 21, 2022

Photo Spotlight: See Dancers Soar for In-Person Return of Fire Island Dance Festival by Michael Wiltbank

The festival raised over $650,000 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS program.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:07PM

'You Are the Dancing Queen' at Mamma Mia! The Party by Michael Wiltbank

See new production photos of the immersive theatrical and dining experience.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:03PM

See the Unveiling of Tony-Winning Director Alex Timbers' Sardi's Portrait by Michael Wiltbank

The Moulin Rouge! The Musical and Beetlejuice director received the honor July 20.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:07PM
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

See Production Photos of Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play at Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival by Michael Wiltbank

Written by Anne Washburn, the play features music by the late Michael Friedman.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:07PM

Take a Look at Romeo and Juliet at Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival by Michael Wiltbank

The production launches the Shakespeare Festival's 2022 season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:07PM

See Inside the Opening Night of Audible Theater's World Premiere of Heart by Michael Wiltbank

The production opened July 17 at Off-Broadway's Minetta Lane Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:24PM

Watch Highlights From NYC Debut of Notre Dame de Paris by Michael Wiltbank

The adaptation of Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame comes to Lincoln Center following a 1998 premiere in Paris.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:24PM

See Photos of the 1st Off-Broadway Revival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Michael Wiltbank

The Ruth Stage production, directed by Joe Rosario, stars Sonoya Mizuno, Matt de Rogatis, Christian Jules Le Blanc, and Alison Fraser.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:54PM

See Production Photos of Aya Ogawa's The Nosebleed by Michael Wiltbank

The autobiographical piece explores Ogawa's relationship with their late father.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:03AM

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