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Monday, May 9, 2022

Here's How the 2022 Tony Award Nominees Reacted to Receiving Nominations by Playbill Staff

Find out how this year's nominees found out about getting a Tony nod!

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM
Friday, April 29, 2022

Enjoy Playbill Magazine's Falsettos-Themed Word Search by Playbill Staff

The puzzle originally published in the April edition of Playbill's subscription magazine.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:12PM
Monday, March 28, 2022

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: March 28 by Playbill Staff

In 1985, Neil Simon's Biloxi Blues opens on Broadway starring Matthew Broderick.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Sunday, March 27, 2022

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: March 27 by Playbill Staff

In 2008, Patti LuPone stars in a Broadway revival of Gypsy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Saturday, March 26, 2022

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: March 26 by Playbill Staff

In 1964, Funny Girl, starring Barbra Streisand, opens on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Friday, March 25, 2022

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: March 25 by Playbill Staff

In 2018, the Broadway revival of Tony Kushner's Angels in America opens.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Celebrating Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Birthday in 15 Images by Playbill Staff

Andrew Lloyd Webber, the composer behind such beloved musicals as Phantom of the Opera and Cats, celebrates his birthday March 22.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:33PM

Looking Back: 20 Shows Stephen Sondheim Brought to Broadway by Playbill Staff

In honor of what would have been Sondheim's 92nd birthday, Playbill is looking back at the Tony, Oscar, Grammy, and Pulitzer Prize winner's vast body of work.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:12PM
Sunday, March 20, 2022

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: March 20 by Playbill Staff

In 2014, Disney's Aladdin opens on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Saturday, March 19, 2022

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: March 19 by Playbill Staff

In 1998, Alan Cumming and Natasha Richardson star in a Broadway revival of Cabaret.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Thursday, March 17, 2022

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: March 17 by Playbill Staff

In 2005, Monty Python's Spamalot opens on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: March 16 by Playbill Staff

In 1969, the original Broadway production of 1776 opens.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Grosses: Broadway Takes in $22.4 Million by Playbill Staff

Check attendance and gross figures for the industry as a whole, as provided by The Broadway League.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:33PM

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: March 15 by Playbill Staff

In 1970, Purlie opens on Broadway starring Melba Moore and Cleavon Little.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Sunday, March 13, 2022

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: March 13 by Playbill Staff

In 1947, Brigadoon premieres on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Saturday, March 12, 2022

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

In 2020, Broadway shuts down due to the coronavirus pandemic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Friday, March 11, 2022

Get a First Look at New Spring Playbill Covers by Playbill Staff

Check out some of the Playbill covers to hit theatres, on Broadway and off, in the coming weeks.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:12PM

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: March 11 by Playbill Staff

In 1959, Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun opens on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM

Upcoming Cast Recordings by Playbill Staff

The show tunes you need from the shows you love!

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Monday, January 3, 2022

Latest COVID Cancellations From Broadway and Beyond, Including Skeleton Crew, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Music Man, More by Playbill Staff

Breakthrough cases continue to disrupt several Broadway shows' schedules, as well as Off-Broadway and Classic Arts offerings around town.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:44AM

From Wicked to Aladdin: Look Back at Telly Leung's Theatre Highlights by Playbill Staff

The actor celebrates his birthday January 3.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:40AM
Saturday, January 1, 2022

40 Songs of Hope to Start Your New Year by Playbill Staff

Begin your 2022 with a boost from Broadway and beyond.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:00AM
Thursday, December 30, 2021

Latest COVID Cancellations From Broadway and Beyond, Including Clyde's, Come From Away, Moulin Rouge!, More by Playbill Staff

Breakthrough cases continue to disrupt several Broadway shows' schedules, as well as Off-Broadway and Classic Arts offerings around town.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:41PM

Latest COVID Cancellations From Broadway and Beyond, Including Come From Away, Moulin Rouge!, The Music Man by Playbill Staff

Breakthrough cases continue to disrupt several Broadway shows' schedules, as well as Off-Broadway and Classic Arts offerings around town.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:01PM
Tuesday, December 28, 2021

New COVID Cancellations From Broadway and Beyond, Including The Music Man, Hadestown by Playbill Staff

Hugh Jackman announced that he himself has contracted the virus and will be out of The Music Man through January 6.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:02PM

Celebrate Tony Award Winner Denzel Washington With a Look at His Theatre Highlights by Playbill Staff

The Tony and Oscar winner was born December 28.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Monday, December 27, 2021

New COVID Cancellations From Broadway and Beyond, Including Six, and More by Playbill Staff

Breakthrough cases continue to disrupt several Broadway shows' holiday schedules, as well as Off-Broadway and Classic Arts offerings around town.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:30PM

16 Musicals That Opened Cold on Broadway by Playbill Staff

All of these shows opened without previous tryouts before debuting on the Main Stem.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Sunday, December 26, 2021

New COVID Cancellations From Broadway and Beyond, Including Company, The Music Man, More by Playbill Staff

Breakthrough cases continue to disrupt several Broadway shows' holiday schedules, as well as Off-Broadway and Classic Arts offerings around town.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:14PM
Friday, December 24, 2021

New COVID Cancellations From Broadway and Beyond, Including The Music Man, Flying Over Sunset, More by Playbill Staff

Breakthrough cases continue to disrupt several Broadway shows' holiday schedules, as well as Off-Broadway and Classic Arts offerings around town.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:09PM

Celebrate Ricky Martin With a Look Back at His Performance in Evita by Playbill Staff

The music superstar, who celebrates his birthday December 24, starred as Che in the musical's 2012 Broadway revival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM