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Thursday, February 13, 2020

From the Archives: When Magician Doug Henning Returned to Broadway in Merlin, Co-Starring Chita Rivera by Robin Reif

Henning spoke to Playbill for the February 1983 issue about the musical, which opened at the Mark Hellinger Theatre February 13, 1983, and ran for 199 performances.

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Saturday, June 10, 2017

How Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song Became the Trilogy by Robin Reif

This 1982 interview offers a rare glimpse of Fierstein on the verge of stardom, as he gets personal about his successes, vulnerabilities, and more before he became a symbol of Broadway.

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Mandy Patinkin Opens Up About the Blurred the Line Between Actor and Artist by Robin Reif

Turns out: Mandy Patinkin prepared for this role in Sunday in the Park with George as if he were creating a Seurat canvas.

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