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Monday, August 3, 2020

How Many Tony-Winning Best Plays, Musicals, and Revivals From the Last 20 Years Opened in the Fall? by Playbill Staff

Spring is always the busiest time of the Broadway season, but that doesn't mean Tony voters have short memories.

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A Bronx Tale's Brandi Porter Previews Broadway Cares' Virtual 5k on Monday Motivation August 3 by Playbill Staff

Founder of fitness company Built for the Stage Joe Rosko hosts the weekly interview and exercise show.

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Can You Guess Which Musical Theatre Song Is the Most Listened to in the Car? by Playbill Staff

Halfords analyzed Spotify data to reveal the top 100 musical songs played on road trips.

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Watch Homeland and Reasons to Be Pretty Star Marin Ireland Talk About Netflix's The Umbrella Academy July 30 by Playbill Staff

The Tony nominee, who has also appeared on Sneaky Pete and Off-Broadway in Summer and Smoke, joins the hit series for its second season, premiering July 31.

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Why Marin Ireland Says Working on Netflix's The Umbrella Academy Like Shooting 'an Indie Film' With Ellen Page by Playbill Staff

The Tony nominee, who has also appeared on Sneaky Pete and Off-Broadway in Summer and Smoke, joins the hit series for its second season, premiering July 31.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

The Handmaid's Tale and Porgy and Bess Star O-T Fagbenle on New Series Maxxx on Hulu by Playbill Staff

Fagbenle, who created and stars in the six-episode series, talks about his extensive stage career, putting Chris Meloni in a kilt, and more.

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Monday, July 27, 2020

Watch James Brown III Talk About Broadway Bares: Zoom In, Fitness, and More in Motivation Monday by Playbill Staff

The Harry Potter and the Cursed Child star joined Built for the Stage's Joe Rosko for the weekly exercise series.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

Billy Porter and the Human Rights Campaign Join Forces for 2020 Election PSA by Playbill Staff

The Tony and Emmy winner sings "For What It's Worth" over footage of protests against racial injustice and oppression.

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From Sally to Glinda: Celebrating Tony Award Winner Kristin Chenoweth by Playbill Staff

The stage and screen star celebrates her birthday July 24.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Check Out Noah Galvin in Disney Channel's The Owl House by Playbill Staff

This is the Dear Evan Hansen star's first time voicing a Disney character.

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Wolf Hall and The Lehman Trilogy Star Ben Miles Joins Stream Stealers to Talk About New Series The Capture by Playbill Staff

Currently streaming on Peacock, the British thriller stars Miles opposite Holliday Grainger and Callum Turner.

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Monday, July 20, 2020

Games of Thrones' Harry Lloyd Discusses Peacock's Brave New World on Stream Stealers July 21 by Playbill Staff

Seen on stage in The Little Dog Laughed and The Duchess of Malfi, Lloyd plays Bernard Marx on the new streaming adaptation of the classic Aldous Huxley dystopian novel.

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Sunday, July 19, 2020

Broadway Sings for Joe Kennedy III Concert Postponed by Playbill Staff

The virtual fundraiser was scheduled for July 21.

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Friday, July 17, 2020

Broadway's Patti Murin and Colin Donnell Welcome First Child by Playbill Staff

The couple's daughter, Cecily Philips, was born July 14.

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How RWS Entertainment Group Plans to Safely Reopen Its NYC Studios by Playbill Staff

The company breaks down its health and safety protocols for the 56,000-square foot rehearsal studio in Long Island City.

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GLOW and Hamlet Star Gayle Rankin on Why She's Never Happier Than When She's in Misery on HBO Max's Perry Mason by Playbill Staff

The theatre alum can currently be seen on the new reimagining of the classic character, starring Matthew Rhys.

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GLOW and Hamlet Star Gayle Rankin on Why She's Never Happier Than When She's in Misery on HBO's Perry Mason by Playbill Staff

The theatre alum can currently be seen on the new reimagining of the classic character, starring Matthew Rhys.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Ruthie Fierberg Launches Debut Podcast Why We Theater on the Broadway Podcast Network by Playbill Staff

An intersection of theatre and social justice, the podcast premieres with guest Jocelyn Bioh tied to her School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

How to Create Your Best Self-Tape Audition by Playbill Staff

From backdrops to lighting, you can make your performance shine even while auditioning from home.

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The 2020 Obie Awards, Celebrating the Best of Off-Broadway, Stream July 14 by Playbill Staff

Cole Escola hosts the virtual event, featuring Shaina Taub, Michael R. Jackson, Cynthia Erivo, and more.

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Read Reviews for Docu-Play The Line, About New York's First Responders During COVID-19 by Playbill Staff

The new play, conceived by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen and presented by The Public, is available for free on YouTube.

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Watch a Sneak Peek of Tony Winner Laura Benanti in This Week's Match Game by Playbill Staff

The panel game show, hosted by Alec Baldwin, airs on ABC July 19 featuring Benanti, Sherri Shepherd, James Van Der Beek, and more.

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Friday, July 10, 2020

14 Movie Adaptations of Broadway Musicals to Stream Free Right Now by Playbill Staff

Depending on your streaming service subscriptions, you could be mere moments from watching everything from Cabaret to Hairspray.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

11 Biographical Dance Documentaries to Stream by Playbill Staff

Looking to deepen your terpsichorean knowledge? Start with these looks at exemplars of the medium, from Broadway razzle dazzle to modern dance.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Tony Winner Dan Fogler on Why Wendy Wasserstein Was Responsible for Bringing Spelling Bee to Broadway by Playbill Staff

The Spelling Bee and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them star joined Playbill's Stream Stealers to talk about his film and TV career and new graphic novel.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Announcing Playbill’s Search for a Star Contest by Playbill Staff

Think you’re the next musical theatre star? Send us your audition.

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Orphan Black Emmy Winner Tatiana Maslany Joins Stream Stealers to Talk About Her Righteous New Role on HBO Max's Perry Mason by Playbill Staff

The Network and Mary Page Marlowe alum can currently be seen as Sister Alice on the neo noir reboot of the beloved character, starring Matthew Rhys.

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Orphan Black Emmy Winner Tatiana Maslany Joined Stream Stealers to Talk About Her Righteous New Role on HBO Max's Perry Mason by Playbill Staff

The Network and Mary Page Marlowe alum can currently be seen as Sister Alice on the neo noir reboot of the beloved character, starring Matthew Rhys.

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Monday, July 6, 2020

A Look Back at Tony Nominee Nick Cordero on the Stage by Playbill Staff

The beloved actor, known for his work in A Bronx Tale, Waitress, and more, passed away July 5.

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Sunday, July 5, 2020

Nick Cordero Passes Away at Age 41 by Playbill Staff

The actor, who fought a long battle with the coronavirus, was Tony-nominated for creating the role of Cheech in Bullets Over Broadway.

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Friday, July 3, 2020

So You Finally Watched Hamilton... Now What? by Playbill Staff

Here are videos, speeches, and other Hamilmoments from the last five years to explore!

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