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Friday, January 18, 2019

Watch This Stephen Schwartz-Approved A Cappella Cover of ‘Meadowlark’ by Ruthie Fierberg

Hedwig’s Hannah Corneau, My Fair Lady’s Mary Claire King, and more members of RANGE sing a new arrangement of the musical theatre staple.

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Mean Girls’ Barrett Wilbert Weed and Jeff Richmond Break Down ‘I’d Rather Be Me’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The Broadway star and Tony-nominated composer share the meaning behind the girl anthem of the Tina Fey musical.

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Crashing’s Madeline Wise Proves Her Theatre Credentials by Ruthie Fierberg

The Season 3 star of the HBO comedy from Pete Holmes shares her theatre roots—including her own theatre company.

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Fox's Live Rent to Release Soundtrack by Ruthie Fierberg

The recording of the January 27 live television musical event will be released digitally February 1.

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Wait, Which Role in Rent Did Andrew Rannells Audition For? by Ruthie Fierberg

Broadway’s Andrew Rannells and Vanessa Hudgens of Fox's upcoming Rent tell James Corden about their love for the musical.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Brandon Uranowitz, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Lisa Brescia, and More to Perform With Broadway Artists for World Peace by Ruthie Fierberg

The annual benefit concert features performances by singers from The Band’s Visit, King Kong, and many more this February.

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9 ‘Kids’ of Broadway’s The Ferryman Reveal How They Create the Feeling of Family Onstage by Ruthie Fierberg

Niall Wright, Conor MacNeill, Fra Fee, Carla Langley, Rob Malone, Brooklyn Shuck, Michael Quinton McArthur, Willow McCarthy, and Matilda Lawler gather for a family photo shoot to kick off 20…

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Playbill Mixtape: Anastasia’s Cody Simpson Shares His Pre-Show Playlist by Ruthie Fierberg

Broadway’s newest Dmitry reveals the songs he uses to prepare for his role alongside Russia’s lost princess.

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Carey Mulligan and Billy Crudup Told Jake Gyllenhaal Not to Do This Play—But He’s Doing It Anyway by Ruthie Fierberg

Gyllenhaal talks about his upcoming Off-Broadway show Sea Wall/A Life.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

5 Untold Stories From Kelli O’Hara’s Broadway Career by Ruthie Fierberg

From Sweet Smell of Success to The Light in the Piazza and more, the Tony-winning actor reveals little known facts and embarrassing tales.

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Hansol Jung and Dael Orlandersmith Among Recipients of DGF Writers Alliance Grants by Ruthie Fierberg

The Dramatists Guild Foundation awards $5,000 grants to 12 writers and ten nonprofit theatres.

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Rent Cast Members to Appear on Musical-Themed HQ Trivia by Ruthie Fierberg

Brandon Victor Dixon and Tinashe will join host Scott Rogowsky as contestants compete for a huge trivia prize.

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Jimmy Fallon Joins Puerto Rico Hamilton for ‘The Story of Tonight’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The late-night host sings alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda to open The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Watch Anne Hathaway Perform the Paper Mill Players Song From Her Childhood by Ruthie Fierberg

The Oscar-winning actor talks about her theatre roots on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Lincoln Center Kids Presents Soundtrack ’63 in Honor of Black History Month by Ruthie Fierberg

The special February show chronicles events from the Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter through performance.

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Broadway Performers to Celebrate Second Night of Life by Ruthie Fierberg

The benefit performance-meets-party features artists from King Kong and more to raise funds for the Trevor Project.

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7 Revelations About Romeo + Juliet Thanks to Off-Broadway’s Fiery New Adaptation, Juliet + Romeo by Ruthie Fierberg

Playwright and star Alyssa May Gold shares an annotated page from her script for the fresh feminist take on Shakespeare’s classic.

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Why Carole King Chose to Appear as Herself in Broadway’s Beautiful For One Day Only by Ruthie Fierberg

The music icon shares her evolution with the bio-musical since it opened five years ago on Broadway.

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Inside Brittney Johnson’s Whirlwind Experience Going On as Wicked’s First Glinda of Color by Ruthie Fierberg

The actor shares the most meaningful moment, what it was like to make that first entrance, and making Broadway history.

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Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Live From Puerto Rico as Hamilton Heads to the Island by Ruthie Fierberg

The star and creator of the hit musical appeared live on CBS This Morning January 11 ahead of his opening night.

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Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda in Puerto Rico as Hamilton Heads to the Island by Ruthie Fierberg

The star and creator of the hit musical appeared live on CBS This Morning January 11 ahead of his opening night.

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

What to Expect When Kelli O’Hara Joins Seth Rudetsky for Broadway at Town Hall by Ruthie Fierberg

Broadway guru Rudetsky shares the special ingredient that will make his January 14 concert one of a kind for New York Live.

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Brian Stokes Mitchell and Sheryl Lee Ralph Premiere New TV Series Fam January 10 by Ruthie Fierberg

The Broadway favorites lead the new CBS sitcom, which also stars Nina Dobrev and Tone Bell.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Watch Oscar Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney and the Company of His Choir Boy Talk Opening Night on Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

J. Quinton Johnson, John Clay III, and more greet Playbill live on the red carpet.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Why London Traffic Had to Be Stopped, Store Fronts Had to Be Covered, and a New Cherry Tree Lane Had to Be Built for Mary Poppins Returns by Ruthie Fierberg

Production designer John Myhre takes us behind the scenes of Mary Poppins Returns’ epic set.

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Broadway’s Ethan Hawke Remembers the First Time Sam Shepard Complimented Him by Ruthie Fierberg

Now in previews for Shepard’s True West, the Tony-nominated actor tells Colbert about the first time they met.

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Danny Burstein and Christian Dante White Begin Performances in Broadway’s My Fair Lady by Ruthie Fierberg

The actors start as Alfred P. Doolittle and Freddy Eynsford-Hill, respectively, January 8.

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Win a Trip to See Lin-Manuel Miranda in Hamilton in Puerto Rico by Ruthie Fierberg

Fifty winners will be chosen to attend the closing-night performance in Puerto Rico.

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Watch Broadway’s Billy Porter Sing His Original Song ‘Love the Pain Away’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The Golden Globe nominee and Kinky Boots Tony winner records a tune he wrote back in 1999.

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Friday, January 4, 2019

Hamilton’s Anthony Ramos and Jasmine Cephas Jones Are Engaged by Ruthie Fierberg

The stars from the original Broadway cast announced their engagement from Europe.

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Broadway’s Wesley Taylor Debuts New Single ‘Take Me to the Party’ by Ruthie Fierberg

Listen to the SpongeBob SquarePants star belt it out on the new song by Will Van Dyke and Jeff Talbot.

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