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Friday, December 17, 2021

Social Roundup: See What Audiences Are Saying About Trouble in Mind by Billy McEntee

Theatre goers are raving about the LaChanze-led play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:34AM
Friday, December 3, 2021

Laura Benanti Lands a Recurring Role on Hulu's Life & Beth by Billy McEntee

The Tony Award winner will play Jane in the new series by Amy Schumer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:48PM

Hollywood Critics Association Nominates tick, tick...BOOM! for Best Picture by Billy McEntee

Andrew Garfield, Robin de Jesús, Ariana DeBose, and others are also among the nominees.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:43PM
Thursday, December 2, 2021

Caitlin Kinnunen and More to Star in Rescue Rue Off-Broadway by Billy McEntee

The new family musical, created by Emmy winner Stacey Weingarten, begins December 5.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:52PM
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Billy Crystal Discusses Returning to Broadway for Mr. Saturday Night on Jimmy Kimmel Live by Billy McEntee

Crystal shares how a phone call from Mel Brooks inspired the new musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:08PM

Rita Moreno Performs a West Side Story Dance Stunt with Jimmy Fallon by Billy McEntee

"I don't do cameos," the Oscar winner said when Steven Spielberg asked her to appear in the remake.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:37PM
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Olga Merediz Among Honorees for Inaugural Celebration of Latino Cinema by Billy McEntee

The Critics Choice Association's event will be held on December 9 with Glora Estefan and Robin de Jesús among the presenters.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:16PM

Fiddler on the Roof Film Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Remastered Soundtrack by Billy McEntee

The film first premiered in 1971, and its iconic score has been remastered for this special new release.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:55PM

Watch the New Video for Ransom, a Taut New Play About the Lengths We Go for Fame by Billy McEntee

Writer/director Rory McGregor and producer Lawryn LaCroix chat about their new downtown show.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Monday, November 29, 2021

RuPaul's Drag Race Star Rosé to Lead a New Musical Reading Directed by John Tartaglia by Billy McEntee

Fowl Play is a new musical comedy about two queer musical theatre writers who are commissioned to write an apology musical for a certain homophobic fried chicken corporation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:38PM

Lin-Manuel Miranda Says Putting Hamilton on Disney+ Amplified Demand for the Broadway Show by Billy McEntee

"It forever demolishes the idea that a beautifully shot version of your show diminishes the demand to see it live," Miranda said on CNBC.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:52PM

2021 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Brings in 25 Million Viewers by Billy McEntee

Watch performances from Moulin Rouge! The Musical and Annie Live!, among the shows that performed on Turkey Day

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:14PM
Wednesday, November 24, 2021

New York City Mayor-Elect Eric Adams Attends Thoughts of a Colored Man by Billy McEntee

This visit marks Adams' first visit to a Broadway play in his new position.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:09PM

Lin Manuel-Miranda Tests His Disney Songs on His Kids by Billy McEntee

The Hamilton creator goes on Late Night with Seth Myers to discuss his upcoming film, Encanto

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:34AM

Lin-Manuel Miranda Plays "Lyrically Challenged" on The Kelly Clarkson Show by Billy McEntee

The Tony Award winner and tick, tick...BOOM! director faces off against the Grammy-winning singer in a game of lyrical tennis.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:23AM
Tuesday, November 23, 2021

New West Side Story Teaser Features 'Dance at the Gym,' 'America' by Billy McEntee

Feast your eyes on clips from two of film's highly anticipated dance spectacles, choreographed by Justin Peck.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:00AM
Friday, November 19, 2021

Billy Porter Lands Spot on Insider's List of 100 People Transforming Business by Billy McEntee

The Tony Award winner is joined by other entertainment titans like Lil Nas X and Chloe Zhao.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:48AM

Meet the 2021 Cast of Broadway’s Freestyle Love Supreme by Billy McEntee

Performers from the Special Tony Award-winning hip-hop improv show share their go-to rhymes, must-have cravings, and career-changing advice.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:37AM

Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares the Impact of Seeing Rent for the First Time by Billy McEntee

In musical theater, "the truth pops out," the Tony Award winner says.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:09AM

Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden's Broadway Album Drops Today by Billy McEntee

Their album Together at a Distance is a potpourri of classic Broadway duets.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Thursday, November 18, 2021

Harry Potter Cast Will Reunite for 20th Anniversary of First Film by Billy McEntee

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts comes to HBO Max January 1.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:21PM

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Chat Tick, Tick...Boom! with Jimmy Fallon by Billy McEntee

The Tony Award winner freestyles on the show and discusses his kinship to Jonathan Larson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:24PM

Carrie Coon, Alessandro Nivola, and Chris Cooper to Star in Boston Strangler by Billy McEntee

The three Tony Award nominees join Keira Knightley in 20th Century historical film.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:04AM
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

New Teaser "Falling" Drops for West Side Story by Billy McEntee

Ansel Elgort's Tony professes his love for Rachel Zegler's Maria in this new teaser.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:53PM

Take a First Look at Season Four of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel by Billy McEntee

Just-released images spotlight stars Rachel Brosnahan, Marin Hinkle, and Tony Shalhoub.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:30AM
Monday, November 15, 2021

In Comes Company: See the Cast Perform a Tiny Desk Concert by Billy McEntee

The company celebrates its first preview back with a special set for NPR.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:16PM

Downton Abbey: A New Era Releases Official Teaser by Billy McEntee

The historical drama, a sequel to 2019's Downton Abbey film, has the Crawley family heading to Paris

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:47AM
Friday, November 12, 2021

Witness Uganda Will Release a Studio Cast Recording; Listen to Lead Single by Billy McEntee

Cynthia Erivo, Ledisi, and more can be heard on the upcoming album for Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews' musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:46PM

Aaron Lazar to Lead Cast of Love Actually Live by Billy McEntee

A multimedia concert celebration of the beloved holiday film comes to Beverly Hills this holiday season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:11PM

Sex and the City Reboot Releases New Teaser by Billy McEntee

And Just Like That premieres on HBO Max and Sky Comedy on December 9.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:19AM

All that Chat

Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre