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Monday, November 18, 2019

Saturday Night Live Parodies Gypsy With 'Baby Faye and Her Newsboys' by Logan Culwell-Block

Harry Styles stars alongside Cecily Strong in the homage to the oft-revived musical.

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Tom Kitt Musical Superhero to Release Original Cast Album by Logan Culwell-Block

The recording features the complete Off-Broadway cast, including Tony nominees Kate Baldwin and Bryce Pinkham.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

A Movie Adaptation of Follies Is in the Works; Dominic Cooke to Direct by Logan Culwell-Block

Cooke also helmed the Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman musical's recent London revival.

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Aleshea Harris, Neil Simon, TDF to Receive 2019 Samuel French Awards by Logan Culwell-Block

The honor includes a $15,000 donation from the century-old theatrical licensor.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Watch the Trailer for Netflix Presentation of Mike Birbiglia: The New One by Logan Culwell-Block

Filmed at the Cort Theatre on Broadway, the solo show will be available to stream November 26.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

West End Hit The Woman in Black to Play Limited Engagement at New York's McKittrick Hotel by Logan Culwell-Block

This site-specific production will present Stephen Mallatratt's thriller as it was first produced in the U.K.—in a pub—for the first time since 1987.

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10 Times Broadway Sang About Dance by Logan Culwell-Block

From Grease's "Born to Hand Jive" to The Prom's "Dance With You," we’re taking a look at showtunes that love to dance.

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Off-Broadway’s Little Shop of Horrors Proves Less Is More by Logan Culwell-Block

In this exclusive interview, Howard Ashman’s family shares why the intimate production is the show at its best.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures to be Honored at West Coast Educational Theatre Foundation Gala by Logan Culwell-Block

The Beetlejuice production company joins multi-Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters as honorees at the annual event supporting theatre education in underserved schools.

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Beetlejuice Musical to Be Licensed Worldwide by Music Theatre International by Logan Culwell-Block

Alex Brightman and Sophia Ann Caruso currently star in the musical at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre.

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Friday, November 1, 2019

November PLAYBILLder Spotlight: The Greenhill School in Addison, Texas by Logan Culwell-Block

We're shining a light on schools and community organizations that bring Playbill programs to their local productions with PLAYBILLder.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Bernard Slade, Broadway Playwright and Creator of The Partridge Family, Dies at 89 by Logan Culwell-Block

Mr. Slade received an Oscar nomination adapting his 1975 Broadway play Same Time, Next Year.

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Listen to Christine Ebersole as Lady Olenna in the Game of Thrones Musical Prequel Tyrell by Logan Culwell-Block

The concept album of the musical will drop November 1.

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Friday, October 25, 2019

New Holiday Albums From Lea Michele, Ana Gasteyer Released October 25 by Logan Culwell-Block

The Wicked and Glee stars duet on holiday standards with Maya Rudolph, Cynthia Erivo, Darren Criss, and more.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Date Set for 2020 Jimmy Awards by Logan Culwell-Block

The 12th annual ceremony will honor the best in high school musical theatre nationwide.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

David Byrne's American Utopia Releases Broadway Cast Recording by Logan Culwell-Block

Now available from Nonesuch Records for digital streaming and purchase, the album will also get physical releases on CD and vinyl.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Get a First Listen to ‘The Next Forever’ From the Premiere Recording of the Late Michael Friedman's The Great Immensity by Logan Culwell-Block

The track is part of a long-term project, which will see the release of premiere recordings of nine musicals penned by the late composer.

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Tanya Barfield Named New Co-Director of Juilliard's Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program by Logan Culwell-Block

Barfield replaces Marsha Norman, who will step down at the end of the 2019–2020 academic year following a 25-year tenure.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Schools of the Stars: Where the Lightning Thief Cast and Creative Team Went to College by Logan Culwell-Block

Find out where Chris McCarrell, Kristin Stokes, Rob Rokicki, and more trained before reaching Broadway.

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Listen to Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley Sing ‘Move On’ From Their Final Concert Performance by Logan Culwell-Block

Broadway & Beyond, out October 18 from Broadway Records, preserves the Feinstein's/54 Below show from the late Tony honoree and her husband.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Get a First Look at White Plains Performing Arts Center's Aida by Logan Culwell-Block

The production of the Elton John and Tim Rice musical runs through October 27 at the Westchester venue.

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Megan Hilty, Matthew Morrison, Brandy, More to Perform at Thespians Go Hollywood Gala by Logan Culwell-Block

The annual event supporting school theatre will honor Bernadette Peters.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

From Footloose to The Big One-Oh!: Dean Pitchford Goes Full Circle by Logan Culwell-Block

This Oscar and Golden Globe winner tells us how a new version of Footloose led to his first completely new musical for kids.

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Music Theatre International Acquires The Big One-Oh! by Logan Culwell-Block

Written by Dean Pitchford, Doug Besterman, and Timothy Allen McDonald, the new TYA musical is currently running at Off-Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company.

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Which Hogwarts Houses Do the Stars of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Feel They Belong In? by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway cast answered these and more burning questions at New York Comic Con.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Everything Broadway Fans Should Look Out For at New York Comic Con 2019 by Logan Culwell-Block

From Lightning Thief and Dear Evan Hansen panels to autograph sessions with Tom Hiddleston, Jodi Benson, and more, Playbill is your guide to everything theatre at NYCC.

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Full Cast Announced for White Plains Performing Arts Center Aida by Logan Culwell-Block

The Elton John and Tim Rice musical will play the Westchester venue this fall.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

NYC Screening of Victor/Victoria Film to Feature Q&A With Julie Andrews by Logan Culwell-Block

The event is part of a series looking at the films of Andrews' late husband, director and screenwriter Blake Edwards.

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Bernadette Peters Will Be Honored by Educational Theatre Foundation at Thespians Go Hollywood Benefit by Logan Culwell-Block

The three-time Tony recipient will receive the inaugural Craig Zadan Theatre for Life Award at the benefit supporting theatre programs in underserved schools.

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Educational Theatre Foundation Raises Over $155,000 at 2019 Broadway Back to School Gala by Logan Culwell-Block

The annual event supports theatre programs in underserved schools with a night of performances from Broadway stars.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

West End Star Hayden Tee to Release Solo Album by Logan Culwell-Block

The Matilda and Les Misérables alum will release Face to Face, with songs by Jason Robert Brown, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and more, on Broadway Records.

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