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Monday, June 18, 2018

Grosses Analysis: The Band’s Visit Rejoins Millionaire’s Club After Tony Awards Sweep by Ryan McPhee

The musical received ten wins at the June 10 ceremony.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Continues His #Hamildrop Series With a Hamilton-Inspired Mobb Deep Track by Ryan McPhee

“Boom Goes the Cannon” features Havoc and the late Prodigy sampling lyrics from the musical’s “Right Hand Man.”

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Star Peppermint on Making History in New Musical Head Over Heels by Ryan McPhee

Tony-winning director Michael Mayer melds an old story with the ’80s hits of The Go-Go’s.

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

A Titanic Musical Parody, Featuring Céline Dion Songs, Is Heading to New York by Ryan McPhee

Broadway belter Marla Mindelle returns to New York to play the music icon in August.

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Tyne Daly, Ari Graynor, Matthew Maher Join Michael C. Hall in Reading of Will Eno’s Gnit by Ryan McPhee

The public presentation will take place June 18.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Angels in America Tony Winner Nathan Lane to Be Honored by the Drama League by Ryan McPhee

The gala event will be held November 5.

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The Prom Sets New Broadway Start Date by Ryan McPhee

The musical comedy will open this fall at the Cort Theatre.

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The 2018 Jimmy Awards Will Be Live Streamed by Ryan McPhee

The tenth annual National High School Musical Theatre Awards is poised to reach its biggest audience yet.

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What Are Those 2 Organizations Everyone Thanked in Their Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches? by Ryan McPhee

The American Theatre Wing and the Broadway League do more than administer the Tonys...

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Grosses Analysis: Broadway Gets Widespread Box Office Boost Before Tony Awards by Ryan McPhee

The revival of Three Tall Women broke the Golden Theatre box office before seeing two of its star win big June 10.

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Read Reviews for Los Angeles’ Henry IV, Starring Tom Hanks by Ryan McPhee

The production also features Hamish Linklater, Joe Morton, and Rondi Reed.

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Tony Awards Ratings: 2018 Ceremony on Par With Year Before by Ryan McPhee

CBS’ June 10 broadcast produced a 4.8 rating.

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Sunday, June 10, 2018

Sasson Gabai, Star of The Band’s Visit Film, Will Step Into the Tony-Winning Musical by Ryan McPhee

The announcement was made in the press room of the 2018 Tony Awards following the show’s big win.

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What Shows Are Heading to Broadway in the 2018–2019 Season? by Ryan McPhee

Here's what's on the horizon following the 2018 Tony Awards.

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Live Blog: Follow the Action From the 2018 Tony Awards Press Room by Ryan McPhee

Check here for updates as Playbill hears from the winners and more during Broadway's biggest night.

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Saturday, June 9, 2018

Kelli O'Hara Talks Connection to Rodgers and Hammerstein in CBS Sunday Morning Segment by Ryan McPhee

The June 10 segment from Mo Rocca will explore the catalog and legacy of the beloved composing team.

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Leslie Uggams Visits Renée Fleming at Carousel…Because It’s June! by Ryan McPhee

The two sang “June Is Bustin’ Out All Over” (with some special lyrics) backstage at the Imperial Theatre.

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Newsies Will Return to Movie Theatres in July by Ryan McPhee

The filmed performance of the Disney musical stars Jeremy Jordan and Kara Lindsay.

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Melissa Benoist on Playing Carole King in Beautiful: ‘She Is Her Own Kind of Supergirl’ by Ryan McPhee

The Glee favorite made her Broadway debut in the musical June 7.

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Carousel Revival Cast Recording Available Digitally June 8 by Ryan McPhee

The album for the Tony-nominated revival will be released physically in July.

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Brandon Victor Dixon and Marissa Jaret Winokur Will Host the 2018 Creative Arts Tony Awards by Ryan McPhee

The ceremony presents awards in technical categories and more prior to the primetime CBS Broadcast.

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Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale Will Return to Broadway in American Son by Ryan McPhee

Kenny Leon will direct the production, beginning in October at the Booth Theatre.

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Catch Cynthia Erivo in the Chilling Trailer for Bad Times at the El Royale by Ryan McPhee

The film boasts a cast that also includes Jeff Bridges, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, and Chris Hemsworth.

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Michael Longhurst Named New Artistic Director of Donmar Warehouse by Ryan McPhee

Longhurst will succeed Josie Rourke in the position at the London company.

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Renée Fleming to Sing Dear Evan Hansen and Duet With Leslie Odom Jr. on New Broadway Album by Ryan McPhee

The album from the Carousel Tony nominee will be released in September.

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Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles Sing an Ode to the Tony Awards Before Their Hosting Stint by Ryan McPhee

Catch the two take the Radio City Music Hall Stage June 10.

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Supergirl Star Melissa Benoist Makes Broadway Debut in Beautiful June 7 by Ryan McPhee

The Glee alum takes on the role of Carole King in the long-running musical.

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Andrew Samonsky and More Board 2018 Williamstown Theatre Festival by Ryan McPhee

Samonsky and The Great Comet alum Azudi Onyejekwe will join Eden Espinosa and Carmen Cusack in the world premiere of Lempicka.

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Broadway's To Kill a Mockingbird Taps Danny Wolohan and Neal Huff by Ryan McPhee

The Aaron Sorkin-penned adaptation begins November 1 at the Shubert Theatre.

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Watch Incoming Beautiful Star Melissa Benoist Offer a Glimpse of Her Carole King by Ryan McPhee

The Supergirl and Glee favorite makes her Broadway debut beginning June 7.

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Iain Bell’s Stonewall Opera to Premiere at New York City Opera by Ryan McPhee

The company’s 2018–2019 season will also include The Crucible.

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