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Friday, October 20, 2017

NBC 4 New York Will Air Special on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ’Almost Like Praying’ by Adam Hetrick

Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan, Rita Moreno, Anthony Ramos, and more are featured on the single that is raising funds for Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Kate Mulgrew, Max Crumm, and More Join Living for Today Concert by Adam Hetrick

Daisy Eagan, Alice Ripley, and Will Roland will also be part of the 10th-annual benefit concert on October 23 at Joe’s Pub.

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Kate Mulgrew, Max Crumm, and More Broadway Favorites Join Living for Today Concert at Joe’s Pub by Adam Hetrick

Daisy Eagan, Lena Hall, Alice Ripley, and Will Roland will also be part of the 10th Annual benefit concert on October 23 at Joe’s Pub.

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How John Leguizamo Turned Heartbreak Into Broadway History by Adam Hetrick

The multi-hyphenate artist recalls his own theatrical history from his East Village roots to the emotional experience behind his latest Broadway play.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

John Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons Announces Rush Ticket Policy by Adam Hetrick

The Emmy Award winner’s latest solo turn arrives on Broadway October 19 at Studio 54.

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Complete Cast Announced for Holiday Return of Elf Musical by Adam Hetrick

Cheers star George Wendt will play Santa in the Boston and New York dates of the musical that will begin a limited national tour in November.

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Cher’s Role Revealed for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again by Adam Hetrick

The pop icon is taking on a surprising role in the film sequel to the international hit ABBA musical.

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Cher Joins Mamma Mia! Movie Sequel by Adam Hetrick

The pop icon, whose own bio-musical is heading to Broadway, will join Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Amanda Seyfreid, and more in the film.

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Audience Rewards Presale Begins Today for Broadway Revival of Angels in America by Adam Hetrick

Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield star in Tony Kushner’s landmark AIDS drama that returns to Broadway this February.

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Audience Rewards Presale Begins for Broadway Revival of Angels in America by Adam Hetrick

Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield star in Tony Kushner’s landmark AIDS drama that returns to Broadway this February.

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Playbill Will Live-Stream Tonight’s SpongeBob SquarePants, The Broadway Musical Pop-Up Preview by Adam Hetrick

Follow us on Facebook beginning at 7 PM ET for exclusive performances and interviews with the stars and creators of the new Nickelodeon musical before it arrives on Broadway.

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ER Emmy Winner Anthony Edwards Will Make Broadway Debut in Children of a Lesser God by Adam Hetrick

Joshua Jackson and Lauren Ridloff co-star in the Broadway revival of Mark Medoff’s drama, which begins March 22, 2018, at Studio 54.

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Anastasia Sets New Broadway Rush Ticket Policy by Adam Hetrick

Theatregoers will be able to purchase discounted rush tickets in person at the Broadhurst Theatre box office for day-of performances.

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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical, Tailored for Young Performers, Heading to the Stage by Adam Hetrick

Hoboken Children’s Theater Company will be the first in the country to premiere the streamlined version of the musical.

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Playbill Will Live-Stream Exclusive SpongeBob SquarePants Pop-Up Preview by Adam Hetrick

Follow us on Facebook for a sneak peek of the new musical before it arrives on Broadway later this fall.

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How You Can Win Tickets to See Ben Platt’s Final Performance in Dear Evan Hansen by Adam Hetrick

Bid on a pair of VIP orchestra house seats for the November 19 matinee and help raise funds for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Actors Fund.

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Meet the Playwright Behind the 1,000 Playwright Interviews by Adam Hetrick

Playwright Adam Szymkowicz is the October 13 guest on the artists’ podcast The Compass.

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How to Score $75 Lottery Tickets to Springsteen on Broadway by Adam Hetrick

One of the hottest tickets of the fall Broadway season is releasing a limited number of $75 day-of lottery tickets to catch Bruce Springsteen's historic concert.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

What Did Critics Say About Springsteen on Broadway? by Adam Hetrick

The intimate solo concert from Grammy-Award-winning rock icon Bruce Springsteen officially opens October 12.

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Tony-Winning The King and I Eyes 2018 West End Bow With Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe by Adam Hetrick

The acclaimed 2015 Broadway revival is reportedly on track to make its U.K. premiere in June.

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Signature Theatre Announces Complete Cast for Crazy for You by Adam Hetrick

Danny Gardner and Ashley Spencer will star in the Gershwin musical in Arlington, Virginia.

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Dear Evan Hansen Producer Wins Legal Battle Over Elvis Musical by Adam Hetrick

Darren Bagert was working with Pulse Evolution to develop a musical about Elvis Presley, which would have starred a lifelike hologram of The King.

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Dear Evan Hansen Producer Darren Bagert Wins Legal Battle Over Elvis Musical by Adam Hetrick

Darren Bagert was working with Pulse Evolution to develop a musical about Elvis Presley, which would have starred a lifelike hologram of The King.

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Springsteen on Broadway Opens October 12 by Adam Hetrick

The intimate solo concert from Grammy-Award-winning rock icon Bruce Springsteen is playing an extended run through February 2018.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Broadway Cast Welcomes the Revival of Once on This Island by Adam Hetrick

Go inside the exclusive Playbill Pop-Up event featuring Michael Arden, Stephen Flaherty and cast members Alex Newell, and Quenton Earl Darrington.

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MTI Partners With iPad App Behind Hamilton and Frozen to Make Licensed Productions a Success by Adam Hetrick

ProductionPro’s Digital Rehearsal Notebook will allow professional and amateur productions to utilize the same technologies that powered some of Broadway’s biggest hits.

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Los Angeles Premiere of Bright Star, Starring Carmen Cusack, Begins October 11 by Adam Hetrick

The national tour of the Tony-nominated Steve Martin-Edie Brickell musical launches at the Ahmanson Theatre with members of the original Broadway cast.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Dave Malloy’s Ghost Quartet Extends Off-Broadway by Adam Hetrick

The Great Comet’s Brittain Ashford and Gelsey Bell star in the chamber musical from Tony-nominated writer Dave Malloy.

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Revised Secret Garden Blooms in Houston With Eye Toward Broadway by Adam Hetrick

David Armstrong directs a cast including Jeremy Kushnier, Josh Young, and Charlotte Maltby in the Broadway-aimed revival of the Marsha Norman-Lucy Simon musical.

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Watch Ramin Karimloo Sing the National Anthem by Adam Hetrick

The Anastasia star performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the October 9 Yankees Game.

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Monday, October 9, 2017

What Did Critics Think of The Honeymooners Musical? by Adam Hetrick

Laura Bell Bundy, Leslie Kritzer, Michael Mastro, and Michael McGrath star in the new musical that opened October 8 at Paper Mill Playhouse.

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