All stories by Roberto Araujo on BroadwayStars

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Tony Award Winner Jane Krakowski Shares 'Twas the Night Before the Tonys' by Roberto Araujo

The Tony Award winner joins this year's nominees to read an original poem.

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Watch Highlights From Disney's Beauty and the Beast at Paper Mill Playhouse by Roberto Araujo

The hit Disney musical, stars Gavin Lee, Belinda Allyn, Tally Sessions.

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Tony Award Nominee Robin de Jesús Finds His 6 Degrees of Broadway Separation by Roberto Araujo

How did he connect his role in The Boys in the Band to his Broadway debut in Rent?

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

WATCH: Tootsie’s Sarah Stiles Answers Our Burning Questions and Sings From the Broadway Hit in Her ‘Elevator Pitch’ by Roberto Araujo

The 2019 Tony Award nominee answers as many questions as she can in her (long) elevator ride from green room to stage at Feinstein's/54 Below—plus an exclusive performance.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Watch a Sneak Peek at Disney's Beauty and the Beast at Paper Mill Playhouse by Roberto Araujo

The production, currently in rehearsals, begins performances May 29.

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Tony Award Winner Beth Leavel Finds Her 6 Degrees of Broadway Separation by Roberto Araujo

How did Leavel connect The Prom to her Broadway debut in 42nd Street?

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Sunday, May 19, 2019
Sunday, May 12, 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019

WATCH: How the Sound of a Fridge Became the Soundtrack to Georgina Escobar's New Play Then They Forgot About the Rest by Roberto Araujo

Sound designer and musician Enrico de Trizio reveals his creative process.

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Monday, May 6, 2019

Tony Award Nominee Lilli Cooper Finds Her 6 Degrees of Broadway Separation by Roberto Araujo

Can Cooper connect her current role in Tootsie to her Broadway debut in Spring Awakening?

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Sunday, May 5, 2019
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Watch a Sneak Peek of City Center Encores!' Production of High Button Shoes by Roberto Araujo

The production features Michael Urie, Betsy Wolfe, Tony nominee Kevin Chamberlin, and more.

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Sunday, April 28, 2019
Friday, April 26, 2019

WATCH: Rock of Ages Alumni Perform in Times Square by Roberto Araujo

The long-running, Tony-nominated musical is set to return to New World Stages for a limited engagement.

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Sunday, April 21, 2019
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Christie Brinkley Returns to Chicago on Broadway by Roberto Araujo

The model and actor will start performances as Roxie Hart on April 18.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

WATCH: Can Fosse/Verdon's Evan Handler Name Hal Prince Shows From Playbill Covers? by Roberto Araujo

The actor portrays the legendary director and producer in the new limited series, airing Tuesday nights on FX.

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Sunday, April 14, 2019
Friday, April 12, 2019

Watch: Rehearsals of The Who's Tommy at The Kennedy Center by Roberto Araujo

Casey Cott, Christian Borle and Mandy Gonzalez talk to Playbill about the semi-staged production.

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Tony Award Nominee Brandon Uranowitz Finds His Six Degrees of Broadway Separation by Roberto Araujo

The challenge: to connect his current role in Burn This to his Broadway debut.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Evan Handler on Being a Part of FX's Fosse/Verdon by Roberto Araujo

The actor shares what it was like to help bring to life the story of the iconic song and dance duo.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

WATCH: Learning How to Take a Hit With The Play That Goes Wrong by Roberto Araujo

The Off-Broadway cast of the hit comedy shares the secret to the "shield hit."

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Sunday, April 7, 2019
Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Watch Broadway’s Desi Oakley Sing From Her Upcoming Solo Album by Roberto Araujo

The singer-songwriter stops by the Playbill studio for a sneak peek at her April concert.

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Watch The Cher Show's Micaela Diamond Guess Which Shows Were Designed by Bob Mackie by Roberto Araujo

Broadway’s “Babe,” the youngest Cher in the hit bio-musical, stops by the Playbill studio to play a round of “Bob Mackie or Not Bob Mackie.”

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Watch Mean Girls' Kate Rockwell Sing a Sondheim Medley From Her Upcoming NYC Concert by Roberto Araujo

The Broadway favorite shares with Playbill her renditions of "I Know Things Now" and "Now You Know"

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Sunday, March 31, 2019
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

What to Expect From Broadway's Tootsie Musical by Roberto Araujo

The new show from Tony winner David Yazbek and Robert Horn will begin performances March 29.

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Friday, March 22, 2019

Claybourne Elder, Hannah Elless, and Bryce Pinkham and More on Bringing Benny & Joon to Paper Mill Playhouse by Roberto Araujo

The musical adaptation of the 1993 film will begin performances at the New Jersey venue April 4.

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EXCLUSIVE: Watch Broadway’s Kate Rockwell Sing From Her Upcoming Concert in NYC by Roberto Araujo

The Mean Girls star stops by the Playbill studio for a sneak peek at her April concert Back To My Roots.

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Watch Highlights From I Married an Angel at New York City Center by Roberto Araujo

The Encores! production of the Rodgers and Hart musical runs through March 24.

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