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Thursday, July 27, 2017

National Tour of Small Mouth Sounds Finds Its Cast by Olivia Clement

Bess Wohl’s acclaimed Off-Broadway play will have engagements in New Haven, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Dallas, and Miami.

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Second Stage Welcomes Brooke Shields and More to Board of Trustees by Olivia Clement

As the company prepares to launch its inaugural Broadway season, the Board welcomes six new members.

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Michael Moore’s The Terms of My Surrender Announces Rush Policy by Olivia Clement

A limited number of affordable tickets will be made available at the box office beginning July 28.

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10 Free and Outdoor Events for NYC Theatre Lovers This Summer by Olivia Clement

Gather your friends and get planning.

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Josie Lawrence to Star in London Production of Mother Courage by Olivia Clement

Tony Kushner’s translation of Brecht’s anti-war drama will play The Southwark Playhouse in the fall.

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Roundabout’s Too Heavy For Your Pocket Finds Its Cast by Olivia Clement

The new play by Jiréh Breon Holder will kick off the theatre’s Underground season of world-premiere works.

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Watch New Trailer for Marjorie Prime Film, Starring Jon Hamm by Olivia Clement

The movie, adapted from the acclaimed play, also features Geena Davis, Tim Robbins, and Lois Smith.

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Watch Highlights From Really Rosie at New York City Center by Olivia Clement

Maurice Sendak and Carole King’s musical will wrap up the Encores! Off-Center summer season in August.

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Ellen Burstyn to Star in Classic Stage Company’s As You Like It by Olivia Clement

The Oscar and Tony winner will return to the stage for the John Doyle-helmed romantic comedy.

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Playwright-Driven Broadway Bound Theatre Festival to Launch This Summer by Olivia Clement

Tony winners Alice Ripley and Daisy Eagan will perform at the inaugural event, which will showcase 20 new plays.

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Cast Set for Off-Broadway Premiere of Simon Stephens’ On the Shore of the Wide World by Olivia Clement

Blair Brown, Present Laughter’s Tedra Millan, LeRoy McClain, and Twin Peaks actor Ben Rosenfield are tapped for the Atlantic Theater Company run.

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Michael Moore Says Broadway Show Will Not Be Nightly ’Political Rally’ by Olivia Clement

Learn what the Oscar-winning filmmaker and author has in store with his new solo show, The Terms of My Surrender.

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Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin Kicks Off at New York City Center by Olivia Clement

Kirsten Childs’ musical marks the second Encores! Off-Center show of the season.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Fringe Encore Series Continues Despite No Fringe Festival by Olivia Clement

The annual event, which showcases works from international fringe festivals, will kick off this fall.

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How Well Do You Know the Songs of Great Comet? by Olivia Clement

Test your knowledge of the hit Broadway musical with this week’s Name That Tune video quiz.

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Did Another Magician Covertly Film Derek DelGaudio’s Off-Broadway Show? by Olivia Clement

The mystifying one-person show In & Of Itself becomes shrouded in a mystery of its own.

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Bedlam to Launch New Season With Ensemble Production of Peter Pan by Olivia Clement

A cast of 6 will depict J.M. Barrie’s 25 characters including Pirates, the Lost Boys, the Darling children, and Captain Hook.

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Tony Winner Blair Brown to Join Uma Thurman and Josh Lucas in The Parisian Woman on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new political drama by House of Cards writer Beau Willimon will debut this fall.

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Snowfall’s Carter Hudson to Lead Cast of Van Gogh's Ear Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century production kicks off this fall.

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The Broadway Cast Welcomes Betsy Wolfe, Jenn Gambatese, and Mamie Parris by Olivia Clement

Listen to the leading ladies chat Broadway, life lessons, inspirations, and more on the latest episode of Playbill’s new podcast.

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Off-Broadway Cast Joins Phylicia Rashad for West Coast Transfer of Head of Passes by Olivia Clement

The drama by Moonlight Oscar winner Tarell Alvin McCraney will play the Mark Taper Forum this fall.

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Lana Gordon Returns to Broadway's Chicago July 24 by Olivia Clement

Her return marks Gordon’s third time taking on the iconic role of Velma Kelly in the long-running revival.

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Hugh Panaro to Succeed Norm Lewis in Off-Broadway’s Sweeney Todd by Olivia Clement

See who else is joining the immersive staging in the upcoming cast switch.

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Friday, July 21, 2017

11 Women Creatives You Need to Know at NYMF This Year by Olivia Clement

Get to know some of the next generation of musical theatre makers.

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Kevin Spacey to Play Gore Vidal in New Netflix Biopic by Olivia Clement

The Oscar winner will play the late, prolific American writer in a new film, now shooting in Italy.

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Rhys Ifans to Play Scrooge in All-New Christmas Carol at the Old Vic by Olivia Clement

Matthew Warchus will direct a new version of the holiday classic by Jack Thorne.

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Watch Broadway’s Musical Theatre Creatives Chat Process with Playbill by Olivia Clement

Go behind the scenes of The Broadway Cast with the creatives from Come From Away, Prince of Broadway, and Holiday Inn.

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Watch Jason Robert Brown Lead the Band for the Overture From Prince of Broadway by Olivia Clement

Can you catch all 19 songs from Harold Prince’s legendary career?

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Brandon Victor Dixon, Elizabeth Stanley, and More Tapped for The Red Letter Plays by Olivia Clement

See who’s starring in the Suzan-Lori Parks works at the Signature Theatre.

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Be More Chill Now Available for Licensing; New Music Video Released by Olivia Clement

In celebration of the licensing agreement, a video of “Michael in the Bathroom,” starring George Salazar, has been released.

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Musical Comedy Curvy Widow Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Nancy Opel stars as a recently widowed woman who immerses herself in the modern dating scene.

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