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Saturday, May 25, 2019

25 Days of Tonys: What Was the First Line All My Sons’ Annette Bening Ever Said On a Stage? by Ruthie Fierberg

The two-time Tony nominee shares her first theatrical experience and what make this most recent one so special.

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Friday, May 24, 2019

25 Days of Tonys: What Professional Role Did Kiss Me, Kate’s Warren Carlyle Play When He Was Just 11? by Ruthie Fierberg

The choreographer reveals his first job ever, his pick for next year’s Tony host, and more.

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25 Days of Tonys: Ain’t Too Proud’s Sergio Trujillo Recalls His Favorite Tony Awards Performance of All Time by Ruthie Fierberg

The choreographer shares memories from his career and the philosophy by which he lives.

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25 Days of Tonys: How The Wiz Changed Ain’t Too Proud’s Ephraim Sykes by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-nominated star of The Temptations musical shares his greatest influences, and who would write the show about his life.

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

25 Days of Tonys: Where Beetlejuice’s Scott Brown Found His Emotional Inspiration for the Show About Death by Ruthie Fierberg

One half of the Beetlejuice writing team shares his first role onstage, the show that affected him most, and more.

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Watch Playbill's Ruthie Fierberg Take the Stage in Broadway's The Prom by Ruthie Fierberg

Senior Features Editor Fierberg shared a scene with Tony winner Beth Leavel in her one-night-only Broadway bow.

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25 Days of Tonys: What Show Confirmed Everything Tootsie’s Lilli Cooper Believed About Art? by Ruthie Fierberg

The star of the comedy musical shares her earliest theatrical experience, who she wants to work with again, and more.

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25 Days of Tonys: What Motivates Oklahoma!’s Damon Daunno to Create a More Vulnerable Curly? by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award nominee also shares the would-be title of his bio-play, the show that most impacted him, and more.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

25 Days of Tonys: What Would the Show About Hadestown’s Eva Noblezada Be Called? by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony nominee shares the title of her bio-musical and who she would want to pen it.

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Megan Hilty Shares the Memories From Wicked and Smash That Fueled Her Lincoln Center Concert by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch two exclusive clips from Hilty’s Stars in Concert special, airing May 24 on PBS.

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25 Days of Tonys: Why The Ferryman’s Jez Butterworth and Laura Donnelly Knew the Irish Story Would Work on Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-nominated playwright and Tony-nominated actor shed light on the process of bringing the epic play to life onstage.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Fosse/Verdon Recap, Episode 7: ‘Nowadays’ by Ruthie Fierberg

They both reached for the...jugular.

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25 Days of Tonys: Before Tootsie’s Scott Ellis Was a Director, What Was His Audition Song? by Ruthie Fierberg

The director of Tootsie and Kiss Me, Kate shares the show that most impacted him and stories from his acting days.

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25 Days of Tonys: What Would Be the Title of Laurie Metcalf’s Bio-Play? by Ruthie Fierberg

The Hillary and Clinton star reveals who she wants to write a show about her life.

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25 Days of Tonys: Why Beetlejuice Designer David Korins Says This Is His Most Complicated Set Ever by Ruthie Fierberg

Why the Beetlejuice set took five years, its hidden Tim Burton references, and more.

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Monday, May 20, 2019

25 Days of Tonys: Why Did Tootsie’s Robert Horn Become a Writer? by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award-nominated book writer shares his first childhood theatrical experience and what he would be if he wasn’t a writer.

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How Michael Krass Used Fashion to Make Hadestown’s Players Into Singular Characters by Ruthie Fierberg

The costume designer considered infinite options to create Hadestown’s underworld.

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25 Days of Tonys: Who Does Ain’t Too Proud’s Derrick Baskin Want to Host the Next Tony Awards? by Ruthie Fierberg

The leader of the Temptations bio-musical shares the show that most impacted him, the musical theatre song he will never get sick of, and more.

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Stephen Sondheim to Join Jason Robert Brown for His 50th SubCulture Residency Concert by Ruthie Fierberg

The maestros will play side-by-side in June to benefit the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

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25 Days of Tonys: The Cher Show’s Stephanie J. Block by Ruthie Fierberg

If someone were to write a musical about the Tony nominee’s life, who would it be and what would it be called?

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

25 Days of Tonys: Choir Boy’s Camille A. Brown by Ruthie Fierberg

The choreographer of the Tarell Alvin McCraney play marks a massive milestone in Tony history with her nomination.

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25 Days of Tonys: Burn This and Star Wars Star Adam Driver by Ruthie Fierberg

What are the Girls actor’s top four theatrical experiences?

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

25 Days of Tonys: Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus’ Kristine Nielsen by Ruthie Fierberg

How did a young Nielsen get her start in comedies?

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25 Days of Tonys: Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus Director George C. Wolfe by Ruthie Fierberg

Why the 14-time Tony nominee wanted to bring Taylor Mac’s “downtown” show uptown.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Why Gideon Glick’s Dill Is the Secret Weapon of Broadway’s To Kill a Mockingbird by Ruthie Fierberg

The 2019 Tony Award nominee on the challenge of taking on the Aaron Sorkin play and creating a new character for the stage.

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25 Days of Tonys: Bernardt/Hamlet’s Toni-Leslie James by Ruthie Fierberg

The three-time Tony-nominated costume designer shares the muse behind her divine clothing for Sarah Bernhardt and Janet McTeer.

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25 Days of Tonys: Bernhardt/Hamlet’s Toni-Leslie James by Ruthie Fierberg

The three-time Tony-nominated costume designer shares the muse behind her divine clothing for Sarah Bernhardt and Janet McTeer.

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25 Days of Tonys: Torch Song’s Harvey Fierstein and Richie Jackson by Ruthie Fierberg

Why producer Jackson needed to bring Torch Song back to Broadway—and why Fierstein let him.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Kelly Ripa Really Wants to Wear the Red Tootsie Dress by Ruthie Fierberg

The host of LIVE With Kelly & Ryan takes audiences onstage and backstage with Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, and more.

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25 Days of Tonys: To Kill a Mockingbird’s Celia Keenan-Bolger by Ruthie Fierberg

Nominated for her fourth Tony, the actor reveals the show that impacted her the most, the musical theatre song she’ll never get sick of, and more.

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Broadway’s Adam Kantor, Michael Arden, and More Set for Immersive PrideTable by Ruthie Fierberg

The experience from StoryCourse pairs the theatrical telling of the lives of five queer chefs with dishes inspired by their stories.

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