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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

How Raúl Esparza Wound Up Leading the Cast of Virginia Woolf’s The Waves Onstage by Ruthie Fierberg

It may have taken 30 years and some star power, but Woolf’s famed novel hits the stage as a musical.

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Brandon Victor Dixon, Daphne Rubin-Vega, More Join Rebel Verses Youth Arts Festival by Ruthie Fierberg

In partnership with the Vineyard Theatre and Developing Artists, the Hamilton and Rent stars will perform during the August festival.

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Andrew Rannells and Kristin Chenoweth Talk The Boys in the Band, Trial & Error, and More by Ruthie Fierberg

Find out which Broadway leading ladies inspired Chenoweth's Trial & Error character.

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Casting Set for The Hard Problem and Plot Points in Our Sexual Development at Lincoln Center Theater by Ruthie Fierberg

Adelaide Clemens, Jax Jackson, and more will take the stage this fall.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Release Book of His Famed ‘Gmorning’ and ‘Gnight’ Tweets by Ruthie Fierberg

The book of “little pep talks” from the Hamilton and In The Heights creator will be published by Random House.

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Armie Hammer Reveals the Strangest Thing He’s Been Asked to Sign at the Stage Door by Ruthie Fierberg

The Call Me By Your Name star makes his Broadway debut in Straight White Men.

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Monday, July 16, 2018

The Team Behind Songs for a New World and The Last Five Years On Their Latest Original Musical by Ruthie Fierberg

Jason Robert Brown, Daisy Prince—and new addition Jonathan Marc Sherman—on what to expect from The Connector.

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Dear Evan Hansen’s Laura Dreyfuss to Join Ben Platt in New Netflix Series The Politician by Ruthie Fierberg

The actor recently played her final performance in the Tony-winning musical.

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Tony Nominee Lauren Ridloff Cast in Upcoming Season The Walking Dead by Ruthie Fierberg

The Children of a Lesser God star will join season nine for a multi-episode arc.

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The Ensemblist Expands With Coverage From London’s West End by Ruthie Fierberg

The New York-based podcast and blog launches across the pond with actors in shows like Les Misérables and Mamma Mia!.

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How Bradley Cooper Rescued Carey Mulligan From Her Onstage Injury at Girls and Boys by Ruthie Fierberg

The Oscar- and Tony-nominated actor spills the story about her Off-Broadway mishap and trip to urgent care with Cooper.

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Why Jason Robert Brown Felt Empowered to Use His Music as Protest by Ruthie Fierberg

In the final “Inside the Album” video, the Tony winner talks about his “Song About Your Gun.”

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Friday, July 13, 2018

Watch Highlights From This Summer’s The Music Man Starring Mara Davi by Ruthie Fierberg

The production plays The LEXington Theatre Company July 12–15.

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EXCLUSIVE: Jason Robert Brown on Writing ‘Caravan of Angels’ for His Wife, Georgia Stitt by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony winner gets personal in this How We React and How We Recover “Inside the Album” video.

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Bernadette Peters Talks Her Broadway Return, the 20th Annual Broadway Barks, and More by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-winning star shares who some of her special guests will be at the annual animal adopt-a-thon.

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Get a Musical Sneak Peek of Off-Broadway’s Be More Chill by Ruthie Fierberg

Stars Will Roland, Tiffany Mann, writer Joe Tracz, composer Joe Iconis, and more reveal what to expect.

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WATCH: The Go-Go’s Surprise Head Over Heels Audience With a Curtain Call Performance by Ruthie Fierberg

The band behind Broadway’s new musical rocked out to two of their hits—and shares what the musical gets right about them.

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Watch a Clip From An American In Paris Before It Hits the Big Screen by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch a snippet of Christopher Wheeldon’s Tony-winning choreography ahead of the September screenings.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Watch Corey Cott and Hannah Elless Perform From the New Musical Rebel/Genius by Ruthie Fierberg

The Broadway favorites sing in music videos from Matthew Puckett’s original show about Albert Einstein.

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EXCLUSIVE: The Touching Story Behind Jason Robert Brown’s Empowerment Anthem ‘Invisible’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony winner takes Playbill audiences inside another track from How We React and How We Recover.

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Tony Nominee Bobby Steggert Discusses Leaving the Theatre in Open Letter by Ruthie Fierberg

The award-winning actor traded life on the stage for a degree in social work—and here’s why.

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5 Reasons Not to Miss the New York Musical Festival 2018 by Ruthie Fierberg

The 15th anniversary of NYMF kicked off July 9.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Joshua Bergasse to Present Live Performance, Celebrating the Jerome Robbins Centennial, on the Intrepid by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-nominated choreographer will present the opening number of On The Town as part of the event.

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How Andrew Rannells and Jim Parsons Keep Things Interesting Onstage in The Boys in the Band by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony nominee shares details of onstage fun between him and his co-star—plus what to expect from his memoir.

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EXCLUSIVE: Jason Robert Brown Breaks Down His Salsa Jam ‘Melinda’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The three-time Tony winner takes listeners “Inside the Album” of How We React and How We Recover in this exclusive video series.

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch Star Miriam Shor on How to Direct Television by Ruthie Fierberg

The actor and director reveals the step-by-step process of directing the July 10 episode of the hit series starring Sutton Foster.

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Monday, July 9, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Go Inside the Writing of ‘Hope’ From Jason Robert Brown’s New Album by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-winning composer discusses how he penned How We React and How We Recover's opening track.

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Tony Nominee Jenn Colella to Reprise Her Role in Unbeatable the Musical for One Night Only by Ruthie Fierberg

The Come From Away star will perform in a benefit reading of the original musical.

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Sunday, July 8, 2018

Tune In to the Re-Broadcast of the Star-Studded Concert for America July 8 by Ruthie Fierberg

Don’t miss your chance to see performances by Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell, Chita Rivera, Idina Menzel, and more.

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Friday, July 6, 2018

How a Podcast About a Hostage Negotiator Inspired the Pascale Armand-Led Radio Island by Ruthie Fierberg

Playwright Liza Birkenmeier turns facts into this new “gothic thriller.”

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