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From John Quincy Adams to today, scholar James Miller looks at the ways in which the Bard's works reveal truths about our politics in new book Shakespeare in a Divided America.
A partial reunion of the company's 2005 cast, the live stream will be available through September 17.
Does art matter? That’s the question posed and answered in the 2004 production, directed by Susan Stroman.
He helped run Joseph Papp’s Public Theater (shepherding “A Chorus Line”) and the New York Shakespeare Festival, then helped revive Lincoln Center Theater.
Ivo van Hove s revival attempts to reimagine the classic show but nearly shreds it to pieces.
Having worked in theatre for more than 30 years—and with talents like Liza Minnelli, Mandy Patinkin, and Savion Glover—Keith Sherman shares memories from his storied career.
The Tony Award-winning director of Pippin shares how she became a director, her directing philosophy, and forming the story of her latest musical with Alanis Morissette and Diablo Cody.
The actor takes on the role of Fanny Brice in the acclaimed Paris production of the 1964 Tony-nominated Best Musical.
In this 1996 Playbill interview, the director discusses her then-upcoming Broadway production with Elliot Goldenthal, which opened November 24, 1996.
Why it took 20 years for the Tony Award-nominated director to helm another musical.
The Tony-winning director talks a possible Who’s Tommy revival, working with Christopher Plummer, and why he decided to direct The Temptations bio-musical.
For Théâtre Marigny’s Jean-Luc Choplin, musical theatre is the music that makes him dance.
After years of searching for a project, the British director and her stars Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge finally found the perfect project in Sea Wall/A Life.
The two-time Obie-winning director reveals her motivations, mistakes she’s learned from, and what to know about Off-Broadway’s the way she spoke.
The longtime director reveals stories of working with Wendy Wasserstein and why he’ll never tire of Shakespeare.
The Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune director gets real about her directing struggles, successes, and how Shakespeare has helped her with the most contemporary of plays.
The Fairview director uncovers how Act 2 of the Pulitzer Prize–winning play was made, her directing philosophy, and more.
Inside the mind of the South Pacific Tony winner and man behind Broadway smashes To Kill a Mockingbird, My Fair Lady, The King and I, and more.
Shortly after winning the Tony Award as Fosca in the 1994 Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical Passion, Murphy sat down for an interview with Playbill.
The Usual Girls director and associate of Tony winner Bartlett Sher describes what makes her tick, why she and Sher hit it off, and two upcoming premiere works.
The Tony-nominated director shares her directing style, insider details from the rehearsal rooms with Sutton Foster and Daniel Radcliffe, and more.
The Tony– and Oscar-winning actor and Tony-nominated director shares why he directs, how he chooses his work, his Jewish roots, and how this Fiddler became “magical.”
Jason Moore reveals how he chooses what stories to tell, secrets behind Superhero, and why his The Cher Show is his favorite type of musical.
The Obie-winning director discusses the provocative new Slave Play, choosing his projects, how his rehearsals lead to unconventional results, and more.
The mastermind behind Broadway’s Tony-winning A View From the Bridge, Network, and the upcoming West Side Story shares his philosophy on directing.
The television and theatre director talks about his directing principles, a mistake that guided his career, and the new play at the Public Theater.
The Obie winner opens up about his directing style, his most recent What the Constitution Means to Me, and his dream of doing more musicals after tick...tick...BOOM!.
The Obie– and Lortel-winning director shares her directing principles, her vision for City Center’s Encores! Off-Center, and how she embraced being a female authority in the room.