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Friday, February 23, 2018

15 New Theatre-Related Reads Out This Spring by Logan Culwell-Block

From memoirs by Leslie Odom, Jr and Kenny Leon to histories of shows like Chicago, here are the theatrical titles hitting shelves in spring 2018.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Do You Know the Playbills of These Tony-Winning Best Musicals? by Logan Culwell-Block

Test your knowledge of the Playbill covers of these shows—without their titles.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Hamilton Cast Recording Enters Top 5 Highest-Selling Cast Albums in Nielsen Music History by Logan Culwell-Block

The Grammy-winning album has sold 1.46 million copies since its September 2015 release.

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Friday, February 9, 2018

10 Real-Life Broadway Power Couples by Logan Culwell-Block

Celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early Broadway’s most romantic and accomplished offstage pairings.

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9 Real-Life Broadway Power Couples by Logan Culwell-Block

Celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early with Broadway’s most romantic and accomplished offstage pairings.

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11 Real-Life Broadway Power Couples by Logan Culwell-Block

Celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early with Broadway’s most romantic and accomplished offstage pairings.

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Thursday, February 8, 2018
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The Broadway Booze Quiz! by Logan Culwell-Block

Broadway characters have been known to lift a few, but can you remember what exactly they imbibe? Take our quiz to find out!

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Watch Waitress's Jenna Ushkowitz in Clip From Hello Again Film, Released Digitally February 6 by Logan Culwell-Block

The film, based on Michael John LaChiusa's Off-Broadway musical, premiered in 2017.

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Lena Hall's Obsessed: Peter Gabriel EP Released February 2; Watch the First Music Video by Logan Culwell-Block

The second entry in the Hedwig Tony winner's year-long series is available for download and streaming.

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By The Numbers: How Many Puppets Actually Take the Stage During a Performance of Avenue Q? by Logan Culwell-Block

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the multiple puppets needed for every character in this Tony-winning musical.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Fact vs. Fiction: Do You Know If These Broadway Settings are Real or Imaginary? by Logan Culwell-Block

From Glocca Mora to Fleet Street, Broadway shows take place all over the world—even in imaginary ones. Which are real and which are made up? Take our quiz!

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Broadway Historian and Documentary Film Maker Rick McKay Dies at 57 by Logan Culwell-Block

His film Broadway: The Golden Age won festival awards nationwide in 2003.

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Follies Will Return to London’s National Theatre in 2019 by Logan Culwell-Block

The initial run of the Stephen Sondheim musical starred Imelda Staunton, Tracie Bennett, and Philip Quast.

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Prince of Broadway to Release Original Broadway Cast Album by Logan Culwell-Block

With songs from 15 legendary Broadway musicals, the album is set to drop in April.

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Friday, January 26, 2018

New Biography Tells the Story of Stage and Film Star Nicol Williamson by Logan Culwell-Block

Black Sheep: The Authorised Biography of Nicol Williamson will be released May 1.

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Lena Hall's Next Obsessed EP: All Things Peter Gabriel by Logan Culwell-Block

The second entry in the Hedwig and the Angry Inch Tony winner's year-long series drops February 2.

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Listen to 15 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? Read about and listen to them here!

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

How Well Do You Know the Lyrics to The Phantom of the Opera? by Logan Culwell-Block

Broadway's longest-running show is celebrating its 30th anniversary, so we want to know how well you know its lyrics. Take our quiz to find out!

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Cast Members from Broadway's Once On This Island, School of Rock, and More to Bring 5 New Musicals to Life in Concert by Logan Culwell-Block

The Songs of Leo Hurley & Charles Osborne hits Broadway's supper club February 8.

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New York Theatre Workshop Sets Dates for 2 Final Productions of the Season by Logan Culwell-Block

Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin directs a play by five-time Obie Award winner Caryl Churchill.

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The 41 Longest-Running Shows in Each Broadway Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

Which productions hold the house record for the longest run across Broadway's 41 theatres? Check out this list to see!

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Watch Camp Star Rap to Hamilton to Promote Arts Funding in Schools by Logan Culwell-Block

Joanna Chilcoat Fellows, who plays Ellen in the cult film, performs a parody of Hamilton's opening number to fight cuts to arts funding in her Maryland school district.

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

See Tony Winners Lena Hall and Dan Fogler in Trailer for New Film Becks by Logan Culwell-Block

The film, which also features Sas Goldberg, Christine Lahti, Mena Suvari, and Hayley Kiyoko, hits theatres and VOD February 9.

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How Well Do You Know the Former Names of Broadway Theatres? by Logan Culwell-Block

You might know the names of all 41 Broadway houses, but can you remember the names they used to go by? Take our quiz to find out!

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Third Annual ‘National Swing Day’ Will Celebrate Some of Broadway's Hardest-Working Performers by Logan Culwell-Block

The January 17 event includes a Playbill Instagram takeover from SpongeBob SquarePants swing Alex Gibson and a Facebook Live broadcast with the swings of A Bronx Tale.

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John Lithgow Shares Why He Thinks His Reviews for Stories By Heart Are His Best Ever by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony and Emmy winner hit The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to discuss his Broadway return and The Crown.

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Friday, January 12, 2018

27 Broadway Stars Who Have Returned Repeatedly to the Same Broadway Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

As Bernadette Peters readies to return to the Shubert in Hello, Dolly! after appearing there in Gypsy, we look at performers who keep coming back—to the same theatres.

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New Book Promises to Offer ‘Revolutionary’ Portrait of Rodgers and Hammerstein by Logan Culwell-Block

Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution releases April 3.

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

How Well Do You Know the Addresses of Broadway? by Logan Culwell-Block

From 3 Beekman Place to 17 Cherry Tree Lane, how well-versed are you in the locations in your favorite Broadway shows? Take our quiz to find out!

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Broadway Hamilton Releases New Block of Tickets Through January 2019 by Logan Culwell-Block

Tickets are available to Ticketmaster Verified Fans beginning January 15.

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