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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Broadway Oklahoma! Adds Special Performance Benefiting The Actors Fund by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-winning revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical continues at the Circle in the Square Theatre.

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Hadestown Broadway Cast Recording Sets Dates for CD and Vinyl Releases by Logan Culwell-Block

The physical releases follow a digital roll-out of the album's 40 tracks.

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Jet Li Parody Musical Monkey Trouble Unleashed! to Premiere at The Duplex by Logan Culwell-Block

Writer and Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Joel B. New will release songs from the new musical via weekly podcasts.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Mandy Patinkin to Release New Solo Album Children and Art in October by Logan Culwell-Block

This is the first new solo album from the Evita and Sunday in the Park with George star since 2002.

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Patti LuPone and Laura Benanti Join 2019 Broadway Back to School Gala Line-Up by Logan Culwell-Block

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS will also receive the Standing Ovation Award at annual event supporting theatre in schools.

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Gwen Verdon Documentary Merely Marvelous to Premiere on Amazon Prime by Logan Culwell-Block

The film explores the life of the four-time Tony winner and Sweet Charity star with interviews from Chita Rivera, Charlotte d'Amboise, and more.

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Watch Wicked's Jessica Vosk and Lizzie Bea Record ‘Night Bus’ From New Musical Becoming Nancy by Logan Culwell-Block

The world premiere production, directed by Jerry Mitchell, begins at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre September 6.

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White Plains Performing Arts Center to Present Newsies, Aida, More in 2019 Fall Season by Logan Culwell-Block

The Westchester venue will also host concerts from Lucie Arnaz and Lanie Kazan.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole, Uzo Aduba, Sarah Stiles Sing on Steven Universe: The Movie Soundtrack by Logan Culwell-Block

The Cartoon Network adventure series debuted its first full-length film September 2.

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Saturday, August 31, 2019

WATCH: Tony Winners Santino Fontana, Jason Robert Brown, More Speak Live From the Broadway Teachers Workshop by Logan Culwell-Block

How a Tony-winning Broadway leading lady helped develop the look of Fontana's Tootsie character, Brown's advice for overcoming writer's block, and more.

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5 Tips for Building Sustainable School Theatre Programs Using PLAYBILLder by Logan Culwell-Block

Our DIY Playbill program–creating tool can help ensure your local theatre organization continues for generations to come.

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Pace University Establishes New Program to Increase Diversity in Theatre and Media Arts by Logan Culwell-Block

The new program is made possible by a three-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon foundation.

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Al Hirschfeld Foundation Partners With Redhouse Arts Center on Visual and Performing Arts Education Initiative by Logan Culwell-Block

Watch Tony nominee and Redhouse Artistic Director Hunter Foster introduce the new program.

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

Listen to 12 of the Best Songs Cut From Musicals by Logan Culwell-Block

Did you know that some of the best songs written for Hamilton, Once On This Island, and Little Shop of Horrors were cut before opening night?

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

WATCH: How to Prepare Sheet Music for an Audition by Logan Culwell-Block

Attention all actors! Find out all the dos and don'ts of preparing sheet music for an audition, from sheet protectors to marking cuts.

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10 of the Best Custom Playbill Programs Created With PLAYBILLder in 2019 by Logan Culwell-Block

These schools, community theatres, and weddings used PLAYBILLder to create custom Broadway-quality programs.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Educational Theatre Foundation Announces 3 New Board Members by Logan Culwell-Block

These arts industry leaders will serve on the national board of trustees from 2020 to 2023.

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How to Build Your Own Custom Playbill Program With PLAYBILLder by Logan Culwell-Block

Bring authentic, Broadway-quality Playbill programs to your local production or special event.

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Samuel French Announces 44th Annual Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival Winners by Logan Culwell-Block

The six plays will be published and made available for licensing from the century-old theatrical licensor.

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16 Most-Revived Musicals in Broadway History Since 1927 by Logan Culwell-Block

The No. 1 most-revived show isn’t what you think it is...

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Big 10 2019: The 10 Most Represented Colleges on Broadway by Logan Culwell-Block

Find out which colleges and universities had the most alumni performing on Broadway during the 2018–2019 season.

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WATCH: We Ask Broadway Stars Which Shows Schools Should Be Doing More by Logan Culwell-Block

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Dominique Morisseau, Gideon Glick, Heidi Schreck, and more weigh in on the plays and musicals more schools should be producing.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

In Transit Released for Worldwide Licensing by Music Theatre International by Logan Culwell-Block

The fully a capella musical played Broadway in 2016.

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Laura Benanti, John Cariani, Gavin Creel, and Megan Hilty Join 2019 Broadway Back to School Lineup by Logan Culwell-Block

They join a previously announced all-star cast that includes Celia Keenan-Bolger and Chita Rivera for the event supporting school theatre.

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Ali Stroker, Michael McElroy, Sheri Sanders, Michael Kushner Teaming Up With Born This Way Foundation for Rock the Audition Coalition by Logan Culwell-Block

The new initiative will work to amplify marginalized voices in the theatre industry and create a safe space for underserved communities to start and grow careers.

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Kristin Chenoweth Duets With Ariana Grande and More on New Album For The Girls by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-winning star's latest album will also feature appearances from Dolly Parton, Jennifer Hudson, and Reba McEntire.

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Hamilton Tony Winner Daveed Diggs to Play Frederick Douglass in Showtime Limited Series by Logan Culwell-Block

The Good Lord Bird will also star Tony nominee Ethan Hawke as abolitionist John Brown.

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Friday, August 2, 2019

7 Movies and Documentaries to Watch and Celebrate the Legacy of Harold Prince by Logan Culwell-Block

The 21-time Tony winner of such Broadway hits as Company, Sweeney Todd, Evita, and The Phantom of the Opera passed away July 31 at the age of 91.

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Harold Prince Saved The Actors Fund From Closing Its Doors by Logan Culwell-Block

Actors Fund President Joseph P. Benincasa recalls how the late 21-time Tony winner parlayed his biggest success into invaluable support for a theatrical institution.

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The 10 Most-Produced High School Plays and Musicals of 2018–2019 by Logan Culwell-Block

More than 3,000 schools participated in the 81st survey conducted by the Educational Theatre Association.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Kinky Boots Star Kyle Taylor Parker to Release Broadway Soul Album by Logan Culwell-Block

Parker will celebrate the release of his debut solo album, featuring soulful re-imaginings of showtunes, with a cabaret performance.

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