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Monday, April 24, 2017

Anastasia Opens on Broadway April 24 by Adam Hetrick

The new stage musical based on the 1997 animated film stars Christy Altomare, Ramin Karimloo, and Derek Klena.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

The Compass Welcomes Director and Teacher Lisa Hodge Kander by Adam Hetrick

Leah Walsh hosts the podcast, where industry professionals share their unique artistic journeys.

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Behind the Seams: A Backstage Look at the Inspiration for Christine Ebersole and Patti LuPone’s War Paint Wardrobes by Adam Hetrick

In War Paint, costume designer Catherine Zuber transforms two stage legends into icons of the beauty industry.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Jennifer Damiano and Jessica Phillips to Lead Goodspeed’s Deathless by Adam Hetrick

The Zack Zadek musical about a bittersweet family road trip with a futuristic twist will be directed by Tina Landau.

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New York City Mayor Honors Bette Midler With April 21 ‘Dolly Day’ Proclamation by Adam Hetrick

The proclamation from Mayor Bill de Blasio celebrates Bette Midler's opening night in the Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly!

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Broadway Bares: Strip U Sets June Dates at Hammerstein Ballroom by Adam Hetrick

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ annual burlesque fundraiser is heading back to school this summer.

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Broadway Bares: Strip U Releases New Promo Photos by Adam Hetrick

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ annual burlesque fundraiser is heading back to school this summer.

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The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center Taps Works by Tom Kitt, Judy Kuhn, and More for Summer Slate by Adam Hetrick

Three musicals and eight plays will be developed at the Tony Award-winning theatre center dedicated to nurturing new work.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hamilton’s Thomas Kail Inks Deal to Direct WWII Feature Film by Adam Hetrick

The film will tell the true story of WWII’s Women Air Force Service Pilots.

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Seattle Rep Will Stage Large-Scale Odyssey Musical as Part of 2017–18 Season by Adam Hetrick

The slate also includes the national tour of Stephen Karam’s Tony-winning play The Humans.

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Proscenium Staging of Here Lies Love Opens in Seattle April 19 by Adam Hetrick

The Imelda Marcos musical is being re-explored in Seattle with an eye toward Broadway.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Casting Set for North American Premiere of Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom Musical by Adam Hetrick

The stage musical adaptation of the 1992 Australian dance film begins performances April 26 in Toronto.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion Musical Finds Its Stars by Adam Hetrick

The stage musical adaptation of the 1997 cult film will premiere in Seattle this summer.

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Lilli Cooper, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and More Join Lance Horne at Joe’s Pub by Adam Hetrick

The Emmy-winning musician returns to Joe’s Pub April 12 with Lance Horne: New Work New Work 3.

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Friday, April 7, 2017

Watch a New Music Video from Broadway’s Great Comet of 1812 by Adam Hetrick

Cast member Brittain Ashford performs her solo “Sonya Alone” from the electro-pop Broadway musical.

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On the Red Carpet with Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole in War Paint by Adam Hetrick

Moments after the curtain came down on their opening-night performances, the Tony-winning actors spoke with Playbill on the red carpet.

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Actors’ Equity to Host Theatre District Pub Crawl Fundraiser by Adam Hetrick

Funds raised will benefit Actors’ Equity Foundation’s education and professional development programs.

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Actors’ Equity Foundation to Host Theatre District Pub Crawl Fundraiser by Adam Hetrick

Funds raised will benefit Actors’ Equity Foundation’s education and professional development programs.

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Playbill and Paley Center Will Screen Classic Musicals in NYC and L.A. by Adam Hetrick

The free screenings will take place Sundays in May in both Manhattan and Beverly Hills.

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Trump Drama Building the Wall Will Run Off-Broadway by Adam Hetrick

The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright behind All the Way and The Kentucky Cycle has written the dramatic indictment of the Trump administration.

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Broadway-Bound Roman Holiday Musical Sets Complete Cast by Adam Hetrick

Emmy Award nominee Georgia Engel joins the new Cole Porter musical that will premiere in San Francisco this May.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Tim Minchin Creating Picture Book Based on Matilda Song by Adam Hetrick

When I Grow Up, a new picture book inspired by the anthem from the Broadway musical Matilda, will be released this fall.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Hadestown and Sweeney Todd Lead Lucille Lortel Nominations by Adam Hetrick

See which shows are nominated in the 32nd annual celebration of Off-Broadway theatre.

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Annaleigh Ashford, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Nikki M. James Set for Shakespeare in the Park by Adam Hetrick

The Public Theater will present Julius Caesar and A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Delacorte in Central Park this summer.

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What Did Critics Think of Bobby Cannavale in The Hairy Ape? by Adam Hetrick

Directed by Olivier Award winner Richard Jones, the Eugene O’Neill revival opened March 30 at the Park Avenue Armory Drill Hall.

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Monday, April 3, 2017

Clue Stage Adaptation Will Star Sally Struthers and Erin Dilly by Adam Hetrick

The world-premiere play based on the cult film will begin performances May 2 at the Bucks County Playhouse.

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The Compass Podcast Welcomes Sarah Kirkham by Adam Hetrick

Leah Walsh hosts the podcast, where industry professionals share their unique artistic journeys.

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Live London Cast Recording of Dreamgirls Sets Release Date by Adam Hetrick

The double album was recorded live at the Savoy Theatre.

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Ahrens and Flaherty to Be Honored at International Thespian Festival by Adam Hetrick

We Tell the Story: A Celebration of the Works of Ahrens & Flaherty will pay tribute to the Tony Award-winning songwriting team.

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A View from the Bridge Olivier Winner Mark Strong Lands TV Thriller Series by Adam Hetrick

The Olivier Award-winning actor will star in the eight-part Deep State.

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Broadway A Cappella Musical In Transit Will Release Cast Album by Adam Hetrick

The talents behind Frozen and Pitch Perfect created the musical inspired by the rhythms of life on the New York City subway.

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