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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Watch Ben Platt, Jordan Fisher, and the Casts of Dear Evan Hansen Sing ‘You Will Be Found’ on James Corden’s Late Late Show #HomeFest by Ruthie Fierberg

The late-night host closed his home-produced show with the Pasek and Paul anthem.

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Celebrity Self-Tape: Little Known Facts’ Ilana Levine Auditions for Her Dream Role in Cabaret by Ruthie Fierberg

The star of Broadway’s You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown and host of the podcast Little Known Facts gives us her best Sally Bowles.

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Monday, March 30, 2020

ALL ARTS Streams 9 Ballet Performances and More in Wake of Shutdowns by Ruthie Fierberg

The streaming platform from WNET offers performances from the Czech National Ballet, Balanchine’s repertoire, and more.

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26 More On Stage Plays and Musicals to Watch From Your Couch by Ruthie Fierberg

From The SpongeBob Musical to Nick Kroll and John Mulaney’s Oh, Hello, from Lincoln Center Theater’s The King & I revival to Audra McDonald in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill…

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

Celebrity Self-Tape: How I Learned to Drive’s Alyssa May Gold Auditions for Her Musical Dream Role by Ruthie Fierberg

The actor submits her self-tape for the title character in Annie.

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Saturday, March 28, 2020
Friday, March 27, 2020

The Most Popular Musical in (Almost) Every Country Around the World by Ruthie Fierberg

Which African country cannot get enough of Evita? Which nations die for Cats? And what musical wins the U.S.?

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Lincoln Center Theater Cancels Summer Engagements of New Sarah Ruhl and Bryna Turner Plays by Ruthie Fierberg

Becky Nurse of Salem and At the Wedding were to have Off-Broadway runs in July.

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Lincoln Center Theater Delays Summer Engagements of New Sarah Ruhl and Bryna Turner Plays by Ruthie Fierberg

Becky Nurse of Salem and At the Wedding were to have Off-Broadway runs in July.

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Daily Workout: A Theatre Lover's Home Workout Options for March 27 by Ruthie Fierberg

Learn a fierce combination to SIX’s “Get Down,” take ballet with NYCB principal Tiler Peck, try rhumba with Battery Dance, join Sam Pinkleton's Social Disdance Party and more.

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Dear Evan Hansen’s Roman Banks Releases Debut EP Days by Ruthie Fierberg

The Broadway actor and new cast member of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series drops the album of original music.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

27 Modern Movie Musicals to Watch While Quarantined by Ruthie Fierberg

From Beyoncé and Jennifer Hudson in Dreamgirls to Catherine Zeta-Jones in Chicago to Meryl Streep in Mamma Mia! and Into the Woods, here is how to stream, rent, and buy these movie musicals…

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Broadway Illustrator Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson Releases New Lights of Broadway Card in Support of The Actors Fund by Ruthie Fierberg

The "I Love Broadway" card also marks the launch of a positivity campaign.

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Celebrity Self-Tape: The Little Mermaid Star Sierra Boggess Auditions for Her Dream Role by Ruthie Fierberg

The classic soprano takes on a different kind of role in her audition for Les Misérables.

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Daily Workout: A Theatre Lover's Home Workout Options for March 26 by Ruthie Fierberg

Ballet class with Tiler Peck, a new Pliates class, and more.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

New Theatrical Live Streaming Initiative Play-PerView Launches March 26 by Ruthie Fierberg

The platform will deliver one-time-only streamed events and original series—including A Dolls’s House, Part 2 and the Alice Ripley-led The Pink Unicorn—to benefit arts organizations im…

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Billy Porter, Anthony Ramos, James Monroe Iglehart, and More Unite March 25 in Support of Opening Act by Ruthie Fierberg

The actors will appear in a virtual gathering to support the arts education organization.

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Flying Over Sunset Star Carmen Cusack Sings the Title Song (on Location) in Inspirational Video by Ruthie Fierberg

The Lincoln Center Theater production will now open in the fall, but Cusack sings from her home in L.A. in a new series from Center Theatre Group.

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Celebrity Self-Tape: Emmy Nominee Jackie Hoffman Does Disney As She Auditions for Her Dream Role by Ruthie Fierberg

The star of Feud: Bette and Joan as well as Broadway’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory welcomes the new king of the jungle.

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Celebrity Self-Tape: Big Brother’s Tommy Bracco Delivers a Hilarious Audition for The Lion King by Ruthie Fierberg

The Newsies star does his darndest for the role he was meant to play—props included.

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Daily Workout: A Theatre Lover's Home Workout Options for March 25 by Ruthie Fierberg

Ballet class with Tiler Peck, Barry’s Bootcamp Live, and more.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Celebrity Self-Tape: Mean Girls Krystina Alabado Sings for Her Dream Role in Hadestown by Ruthie Fierberg

While she usually plays Gretchen Wieners, Alabado dreams of Broadway’s underworld.

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Daily Workout: A Theatre Lover's Home Workout Options for March 24 by Ruthie Fierberg

Dance party with So You Think You Can Dance’s Mark Kanemura, class with NYCB’s Ashley Bouder, and more.

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Monday, March 23, 2020

16 Highlights From the Broadway-Packed, 1-Night Only Return of The Rosie O’Donnell Show by Ruthie Fierberg

The entertainer went live for three and a half hours March 22 in support of The Actors Fund.

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The Women of Broadway’s Girl From the North Country Reveal Their Heroes for Women’s History Month by Ruthie Fierberg

These eight stars reflect on the women they look to for strength and hope during Broadway shutdown.

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New Musical Film No One Called Ahead Starring Ann Harada and Justin Matthew Sargent Now on Amazon by Ruthie Fierberg

From the writer of Daddy Long Legs comes a new musical straight to the smallest screen.

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Sunday, March 22, 2020

Watch Tony Winner Katrina Lenk Sing Sweeney Todd’s ‘Not While I’m Around’—Accompanied by Stephen Sondheim by Ruthie Fierberg

In honor of Sondheim’s 90th birthday, Jason Robert Brown and SubCulture release footage from this past summer’s Brown-Sondheim concert.

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Watch This Epic Video of Broadway Stars Singing Birthday Wishes and Sondheim Tunes to Wish Stephen Sondheim a ‘Happy Birthday’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The 2020 cast of Company, Raúl Esparza, Mandy Patinkin, Michael Cerveris, Annaleigh Ashford, Nathan Lane, and more deliver messages and songs of thanks on Sondheim’s 90th birthday.

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

WATCH: New York City Ballet’s Tiler Peck Teaches Ballet in This Exclusive Video Class by Ruthie Fierberg

Though she teaches live Monday through Friday during the shutdown, Peck made this weekend class just for Playbill viewers.

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Celebrity Self-Tape: Original Be More Chill Star Will Roland Auditions ‘To Succeed’ in His Dream Role by Ruthie Fierberg

The original Dear Evan Hansen cast member gives a full performance as J. Pierpont Finch.

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Friday, March 20, 2020

Where to Rent or Download All 10 Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Movies Right Now by Ruthie Fierberg

If you’re a glutton for the dancing duo, you can watch their full catalog online!

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