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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Take a Look Back at 46 Years of A Chorus Line on Broadway by Playbill Staff

The original Broadway production of the Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical began performances at the Sam S. Shubert Theatre July 25, 1975.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Monday, July 19, 2021

Take a Look Inside Rehearsals for The Phantom of the Opera in the West End by Playbill Staff

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical is scheduled to resume performances at Her Majesty’s Theatre July 27.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:09AM
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Celebrate Laura Benanti's Birthday With a Look Back at Her Stage Career by Playbill Staff

The Tony Award winner celebrates her birthday July 15.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Playbill's Search For a Star Contest is Back! by Playbill Staff

Send us your audition for a chance to win a prize package including a one-on-one work session with Jerry Mitchell and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:00AM
Monday, July 12, 2021

From Show Boat to The Sound of Music—32 Playbills of the Works of Oscar Hammerstein II by Playbill Staff

The renowned lyricist and librettist was born July 12, 1895.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:39AM
Saturday, July 10, 2021

A Look Back at the Many Jennas of Broadway's Waitress, From Jessie Mueller to Sara Bareilles by Playbill Staff

Ahead of the musical's return to Broadway, look back at the actors who have opened up the diner.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:00AM
Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Video Auditions Roundup: Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen and Come From Away, Moulin Rouge! Tour, More Seeking Performers by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with self-tape audition opportunities for shows across the country.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:24AM
Saturday, July 3, 2021

From 1776 to Hello, Dolly!: Celebrating Betty Buckley’s Greatest Stage Moments by Playbill Staff

In honor of the Tony Award-winner's birthday, look back at her career highlights spanning more than 40 years.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Go Inside Stars in the House's $1 Million In-Person Live Show Celebration by Playbill Staff

The event, featuring Chita Rivera, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kristin Chenoweth, and more, commemorated raising $1 million for the Actors Fund.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:34PM
Friday, June 25, 2021

Tune-In Reminder: The Progress of Pride Celebrates Pride and Broadway June 26 by Playbill Staff

The star-studded virtual spectacular features Peppermint, Caitlin Kinnunen, Anthony Rapp, and Max Crumm.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

From High School Prodigy to Broadway and Movie Star: Look Back at Meryl Streep Onstage by Playbill Staff

Academy Award winner Meryl Streep celebrates her birthday June 22.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Sunday, June 20, 2021

From Songs for a New World to Prince of Broadway: Look Through the Shows of Jason Robert Brown by Playbill Staff

The Tony-winning composer celebrates his birthday June 20.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, June 18, 2021

Go Inside Playbill’s Pride Concert, Glimmer of Light, With These Showstopping Photos by Playbill Staff

The event, featuring the Neon Coven, Dorinda Medley, Drag Race alum Jan, and more, was celebrated at Radial Park June 17.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:01AM
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Lin-Manuel Miranda Issues Statement Following Criticism of Afro-Latinx Representation in In the Heights Movie by Playbill Staff

“In trying to paint a mosaic of this community, we fell short.”

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:04AM
Monday, June 14, 2021

Video Auditions Roundup: The Lion King on Broadway, The Prom and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Tours, More Seeking Performers by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with self-tape audition opportunities for shows across the country.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:12PM
Saturday, June 12, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: June 12 by Playbill Staff

Kirsten Childs' Bella: An American Tale opens at Playwright Horizons in 2017.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Thursday, June 10, 2021

In the News: Jeremy Jordan, Ariana DeBose, Lilli Cooper, and Taylor Louderman Lend Voice to New Write Out Loud EP, More by Playbill Staff

Plus: 25 Black Juilliard alums come together to address racism at the prestigious drama school.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:04PM
Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Anthony Rapp, Ariana DeBose, Jenn Colella, and Telly Leung Perform at Macy’s Pride Concert by Playbill Staff

The June 8 event was exclusive to Macy’s Platinum Star Rewards members.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Monday, June 7, 2021

39 Plays That Brought the LGBTQIA+ Experience to the Stage by Playbill Staff

Celebrate Playbill Pride with a look at some of the plays that amplified LGBTQIA+ stories on stage.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM
Sunday, June 6, 2021

Look Back at the Career Highlights of LGBTQIA+ Trailblazer Harvey Fierstein by Playbill Staff

The Tony Award winner celebrates his birthday June 6.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Thursday, June 3, 2021

38 Musicals That Brought LGBTQIA+ Experiences to the Stage by Playbill Staff

Celebrate Playbill Pride with a look at some of the musicals that amplified LGBTQIA+ stories on stage.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:30AM
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Celebrate Betsy Wolfe’s Birthday With a Look at Her Stage Career by Playbill Staff

The actor celebrates her birthday June 1.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:27AM
Monday, May 24, 2021

Video Auditions Roundup: Hadestown and The Band's Visit Tours, Berkeley Rep 2021–2022 Season, More Seeking Performers by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with self-tape audition opportunities for shows across the country.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:11AM
Thursday, May 20, 2021

Celebrate Judy Kuhn With a Look Back at Her Stage Highlights by Playbill Staff

The four-time Tony nominee celebrates her birthday May 20.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:30AM

From Mermaid to Phantom: Celebrating the Stage Roles of Sierra Boggess by Playbill Staff

The actor celebrates her birthday May 20.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Check Out Photos of Carrie Manolakos and Max Sangerman in Lights on the Radio Tower by Playbill Staff

The new musical, written by Emily Goodson and Kevin James Thornton, begins streaming May 18.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:28PM
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Look Back at the Original Production of Carrie on Broadway by Playbill Staff

The infamous musical, based on the Stephen King novel, opened at the Virginia Theatre May 12, 1988.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:21AM
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Video Auditions Roundup: Ain't Too Proud National Tour, The Bedwetter Off-Broadway, 42nd Street, More Seeking Performers by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with self-tape audition opportunities for shows across the country.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:35PM
Sunday, May 2, 2021

Celebrate 37 Years of Sunday in the Park With George With Mandy Patinkin and Bernadette Peters by Playbill Staff

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical opened at the Booth Theatre May 2, 1984.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

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