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Thursday, September 22, 2022

See Photos of the New Musical How to Dance in Ohio by Michael Wiltbank

The Syracuse Stage production is directed by Sammi Cannold and stars Rent Tony winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:55PM

See Cast and Creative Team of Kimberly Akimbo Meet The Press by Michael Wiltbank

The Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire Lortel Award-winning musical begins previews in October.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:19PM
Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Take A First Look of the Off-Broadway Premiere of The Kilbanes' Weightless by Michael Wiltbank

The indie rock musical is based on the band's concept album and Ovid’s Metamorphoses.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:33PM

Check Out New Production Photos From Off-Broadway's Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood by Michael Wiltbank

The revue recently returned to the York Theatre Company for a limited engagement.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:55AM

See West End Star Jason Langley in the International Tour of Fisherman’s Friends: The Musical by Michael Wiltbank

The tour is making stops throughout the U.K., Ireland, and Canada.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:55AM
Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Step Inside The Rehearsal Room With Linda Lavin in Off-Broadway's You Will Get Sick by Michael Wiltbank

Noah Diaz's new play is directed by Tony nominee Sam Pinkleton.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:25PM

Check Out Production Photos of Mystic Pizza Musical at the Engeman Theater by Michael Wiltbank

Igor Goldin directs with choreography by Ashley Marinelli.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:33PM
Monday, September 19, 2022

See Leslie Odom Jr., Nicolette Robinson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, More at Opening Night of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! in L.A. by Michael Wiltbank

The U.S. tour of the Tony-winning revival is playing Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:33PM

Dear Evan Hansen Cast Members Share Behind-the-Scenes Photos and Videos of Their Broadway Journey by Michael Wiltbank

The Tony-winning musical played its final performance at the Music Box Theatre September 18.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33PM
Thursday, September 15, 2022

See Inside the Rehearsal Room for Public Theater's A Raisin in the Sun Revival by Michael Wiltbank

Francois Battiste and Tonya Pinkins lead the revival Off-Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:49AM
Monday, September 12, 2022

See L Morgan Lee Become A Strange Loop's Thought 1 in New Behind-the-Scenes Photos by Michael Wiltbank

The Tony nominee is captured backstage as she prepares to take the stage at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:55PM
Friday, September 9, 2022

Step Into Character With Beetlejuice Star Elizabeth Teeter by Michael Wiltbank

Take a look behind the scenes as Teeter transforms into teenager Lydia Deetz for the Broadway musical at the Marquis Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:03PM
Thursday, September 8, 2022

To the Principal’s Office! 21 Broadway Characters That Should Get Detention Slips by Michael Wiltbank

From Regina George to Evan Hansen, check out what did these bad kids of the stage did to land them in the hot seat.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:19AM
Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Go Back to School Broadway-Style With These School-Themed Shows by Michael Wiltbank

From Grease to School of Rock and Choir Boy, get ready to hit the books with these plays and musicals.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM
Thursday, September 1, 2022

See Inside Rehearsals for Off-Broadway's This Beautiful Future by Michael Wiltbank

The Rita Kalnejais play previously enjoyed a sold out run at Off-Broadway's Theaterlab.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:12PM

Get a First Look at Off-Broadways Science Comedy Strings Attached by Michael Wiltbank

The show follows three scientists who are visited by Isaac Newton, Marie Curie, and Max Planck.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:19PM

Join Us On Our End of Summer Theatre Road Trip by Michael Wiltbank

We're hitting the virtual road to check out shows across America that should not be missed, from Broadway-bound new musicals to regional theatre production with Main Stem stars.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:33AM
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Get a First Look at Broadway-Aimed Sing Street at The Huntington Theatre by Michael Wiltbank

The coming-of-age musical set in 1982 Dublin is based on the 2016 indie film by John Carney.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:13PM

Go Inside Rehearsals for Broadway's Almost Famous by Michael Wiltbank

Based on the 2000 film of the same name, the musical features a score by Tony and Pulitzer winner Tom Kitt and a book and lyrics by screenwriter Cameron Crowe.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:12PM

See Photos of Olivier Winner Lesli Margherita Reprise Broadway Role in Bucks County's Dames at Sea by Michael Wiltbank

The production will play the Pennsylvania theatre through September 11.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:19PM

See Production Photos of Daniel K. Isaac’s Once Upon a (Korean) Time by Michael Wiltbank

Ma-Yi Theater Company presents the new work about experiences of the Korean American diaspora at Off-Broadway’s La MaMa.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:43AM
Monday, August 29, 2022

See Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa Star in New Michael John LaChiusa Musical Los Otros by Michael Wiltbank

The one-act musical features music by the Giant writer and a book and lyrics by Tony nominee Ellen Fitzhugh.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:03PM

See Production Photos From Mr. Holland's Opus at Ogunquit Playhouse by Michael Wiltbank

The new musical by BD Wong and Wayne Barker will play through September 10.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:07PM

First Look: See Inside the Rehearsal Room of the New Off-Broadway Play Jasper by Michael Wiltbank

Dominic Fumusa, Abigail Hawk, and Jessica Pimentel star in the world premiere by Grant MacDermott.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:25PM
Friday, August 26, 2022

Check Out Photos of Nova Y. Payton, Frenchie Davis, and More in Signature's The Color Purple by Michael Wiltbank

The 2005 Broadway musical plays the Arlington, Virginia, venue through October 9.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:49AM
Monday, August 22, 2022

Check Out Photos From Off-Broadway Hypnosis-Improv Show HYPROV by Michael Wiltbank

Colin Mochrie and Asad Mecci lead 20 audience volunteers through hypnosis and improv comedy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:42PM
Wednesday, August 17, 2022

See Cast of Manhattan Theatre Club's Cost of Living Meet the Press by Michael Wiltbank

The Broadway debut of Martyna Majok’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play will star Kara Young, David Zayas, Gregg Mozgala, and Katy Sullivan.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:48AM
Monday, August 15, 2022

Take a Look at Second Stage's World Premiere of Patience by Michael Wiltbank

The new play by Johnny G. Lloyd is directed by Zhailon Levingston.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:48PM
Wednesday, August 10, 2022

See New Photos of Alex Brightman and Elizabeth Teeter in Broadway's Beetlejuice by Michael Wiltbank

The show recently played its 500th performance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:07PM

See Brennyn Lark and Keri René Fuller Join Broadway's SIX by Michael Wiltbank

The pair will also be joined by Bre Jackson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

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