All stories by Bethany Rickwald on BroadwayStars

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Staging The Comeback: Go Behind the Curtain With Alvin Ailey Artistic Director Robert Battle by Bethany Rickwald

This four-part series sponsored by Prudential gives a platform to the talented individuals working behind the scenes in theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Staging The Comeback: Go Behind the Curtain With Producer, Writer, and Consultant JJ Maley by Bethany Rickwald

This four-part series sponsored by Prudential gives a platform to the talented individuals working behind the scenes in theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:56PM
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Staging The Comeback: Go Behind the Curtain with Hair and Wig Supervisor Kevin Thomas Garcia by Bethany Rickwald

This four-part series sponsored by Prudential gives a platform to the talented individuals working behind the scenes in theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM
Sunday, September 5, 2021

Broadway Return of Waitress Sets House Record at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre by Bethany Rickwald

With creator Sara Bareilles back in the lead role, the musical grossed more in single-day ticket sales than any other show in the history of the Barrymore.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:08PM
Monday, August 9, 2021

Watch Musical Highlights From Central Park, Starring Josh Gad, Leslie Odom, Jr., More by Bethany Rickwald

The first two seasons of the animated series are now streaming on Apple TV+.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:24PM
Wednesday, August 4, 2021

First Listen: Norbert Leo Butz and Lilli Cooper Join Ethan Slater and Nick Blaemire in Edge of the World by Bethany Rickwald

The new concept album follows a boy who uses his imagination to cope with new surroundings.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:17PM
Friday, July 16, 2021

Watch These 7 Performances From the 2021 Jimmy Awards by Bethany Rickwald

Seventy-two students participated in this year's all-online event, hosted by Corbin Bleu.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:38PM
Monday, July 12, 2021

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Schmigadoon!, Starring Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key by Bethany Rickwald

The musical series also features a host of Broadway favorites, including Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:12AM
Thursday, June 24, 2021

Watch Playbill's Glimmer of Light Pride Concert Free Online June 24 by Bethany Rickwald

The digital presentation features RuPaul's Drag Race alum Jan Sport, Ariana DeBose, Peppermint, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Tune-In Reminder: Watch Playbill's Glimmer of Light Pride Concert Free Online June 24 by Bethany Rickwald

The digital presentation features RuPaul's Drag Race alum Jan Sport, Ariana DeBose, Peppermint, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Friday, June 18, 2021

Celebrate Rodgers and Hammerstein With The Theatre Channel's Episode 7 by Bethany Rickwald

The offering is a collaboration with Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:00AM
Thursday, June 17, 2021

Playbill's Glimmer of Light Takes the Stage at Radial Park June 17 by Bethany Rickwald

Jan Sport, Max Crumm, DeMarius R. Copes, and more are set for Playbill's first-ever live concert event.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Jan Sport, Peppermint, Shakina Nayfack, More Added to Glimmer of Light Lineup by Bethany Rickwald

Playbill's live concert event will take place live at Radial Park and also be available as a free post-event stream.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, May 28, 2021

The Theatre Channel's Episode 7 to Celebrate Rogers and Hammerstein by Bethany Rickwald

The upcoming offering is a collaboration with Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:29AM

The Theatre Channel's Episode 7 to Celebrate Rodgers and Hammerstein by Bethany Rickwald

The upcoming offering is a collaboration with Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:29AM
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Star-Studded Virtual Spectacular The Progress of Pride Will Celebrate the Intersection of Pride and Broadway by Bethany Rickwald

OUTTakes, a four-part interview and performance video series, will lead up to the event.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:43AM
Friday, May 21, 2021

Antonio Banderas, Kerry Ellis, Layton Williams, More Featured in New, Showstopping The Theatre Channel Episode by Bethany Rickwald

The sixth episode of the series features songs from A Chorus Line, Side Show, and other favorites.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:33PM
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Miscast21 Performer Kelly Marie Tran Rose to Fame in Hollywood, but Her Heart Is on Broadway by Bethany Rickwald

The Raya and the Last Dragon and Star Wars star took on a number from The Book of Mormon for MCC's annual fundraiser.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:10PM
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Robert and Michelle King Turned Their Wild Pandemic Fantasy Into Reality With The Bite by Bethany Rickwald

The series, which marries COVID realities with horror-genre tropes, stars a slew of theatre heavy hitters led by Audra McDonald.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:46PM
Thursday, May 13, 2021

COVID-19 Forced Theatre Outside, and Theatremakers Into a Healthier Mentality by Bethany Rickwald

Directors Whitney White and Saheem Ali, BAM Artistic Director David Binder, and producer Elizabeth Moreau reveal the struggles and joys of forced innovation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:23AM
Friday, May 7, 2021

Playbill to Celebrate Pride With Glimmer of Light, Its First-Ever Live Concert Event by Bethany Rickwald

The festivities will take place live at Radial Park, as well as a free post-event stream.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00PM
Tuesday, April 27, 2021

We Have to Hurry Stars Elliott Gould and Kathleen Chalfant on the Importance of Stories About Older Adults by Bethany Rickwald

The new play by Dorothy Lyman will begin virtual performances May 1.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:44PM
Thursday, April 22, 2021

K. Todd Freeman, Ann Harada, Jose Llana, More Star in Parody Preview of Climate Crisis Musical by Bethany Rickwald

Celebrate Earth Day with a chuckle and some sustainability tips from the Broadway Green Alliance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:30AM
Monday, April 5, 2021

The Star of Plymouth Point Recounts the Virtual Experience’s Unusual Development Process by Bethany Rickwald

Under lockdown, sometimes auditioning is as easy as taking a picture of dog.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:37PM
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Business of Broadway Will Make Sure You Have What It Takes to Be a Producer by Bethany Rickwald

The founders of a new organization aimed at democratizing Broadway producing join Playbill Experiences March 18.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:03PM
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Watch George C. Wolfe and Joe Mantello Read From The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 4 by Bethany Rickwald

The Angels in America alums read one another's stories from Jennifer Ashley Tepper latest book.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:59PM

Watch Annie Golden and Peter Gallagher Read From The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 4 by Bethany Rickwald

The pair read one another's stories from Jennifer Ashley Tepper latest book, out March 9.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:43PM
Monday, March 8, 2021

Watch Telly Leung and Paul Gemignani Read From The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 4 by Bethany Rickwald

The pair read one another's stories from Jennifer Ashley Tepper latest book.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:13PM

Watch Anita Gillette and Don Scardino Read From The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 4 by Bethany Rickwald

The pair read one another's stories from Jennifer Ashley Tepper latest book.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:45PM
Friday, February 12, 2021

Treat Your Ears to 'Sugar Daddy' From Kyle Taylor Parker’s Broadway Soul, Vol 2. by Bethany Rickwald

The new album re-imagines Broadway classics with an R&B twist.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:35AM
Monday, February 8, 2021

Help a Broadway Star Find Love With Tap That! by Bethany Rickwald

The interactive show is a Valentine's Day offering from Playbill's Social Selects series.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:17PM

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