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Thursday, April 15, 2021

In the News: Anika Noni Rose Joins Showtime's Let the Right One In, Carlyle Sets Starry American Songbook Concert, More by Talaura Harms

Plus: Grace McLean, Heather Christian, Daniel K. Isaac, Mitra Jouhari, and more are among SPACE on Ryder Farm 2021 residents.

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WATCH: Bernadette Peters Returns to Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist for a Girls' Night Out by Talaura Harms

The Broadway legend makes her second appearance on the NBC show April 18; get an exclusive sneak peek here.

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Jon Tai and Alex Gruhin's Play With Magic Missed Connections Gets a Virtual New York 'Transfer' by Talaura Harms

After a Chicago run, the interactive, virtual experience is now part of the Plays in Place Series from Off-Broadway's 59e59 Theaters.

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Drag Superstar Alyssa Edwards Sashays Her Way to the West End With Alyssa, Memoirs of a Queen! by Talaura Harms

Take a look at the trailer for the drag spectacular—and yes, there are tongue pops.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

In the News: Daniel Breaker Joins Girls5eva, Kathleen Chalfant and George Bartenieff Star in Blue Valiant Premiere by Talaura Harms

Plus: Ann Roth wins Costume Designers Guild Award for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, and new details on the Artios Awards ceremony.

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Back on the Road: National Tours Begin to Schedule 2021-2022 Stops Across the Country by Talaura Harms

After a full year of closures, see which Broadway shows are making their way to your local venues in the upcoming year.

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

In the News: Abingdon Theatre to Premiere Short Film by Christine Toy Johnson, Resounding Finds Tempest Cast by Talaura Harms

Plus: NYC piano bar and cabaret venue Don't Tell Mama is slated to resume live performances in May.

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Shadow/land World Premiere Debuts April 13 by Talaura Harms

The play by Erika Dickerson-Despenza is part of The Public Theater's digital spring season.

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Monday, April 12, 2021

In the News: Amanda Green Elected First Woman President of Dramatists Guild, Idina Menzel's Back in Her Treehouse by Talaura Harms

Plus: Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced new programming or April and May.

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Playbill's Weekly Streaming Guide: What to Watch April 12-16 by Talaura Harms

A Phillipa Soo concert, an interactive murder mystery, an Assassins reunion, and more online offerings this week.

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Exclusive 1st Listen: Tovah Feldshuh Reads the 'Overture' From New Memoir Lilyville: Mother, Daughter, and Other Roles I’ve Played by Talaura Harms

Hear why the Tony nominee's mother skipped seeing The Vagina Monologues and what she thought of Will Swenson's dancing in Hair.

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Saturday, April 10, 2021

Nathan Lee Graham and Mary Testa Star as Courtesan and Maid in Play-PerView's Babette In Retreat April 10 by Talaura Harms

The Justin Sayre comedy is the latest from the theatrical streamer, benefiting arts organizations and charities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Friday, April 9, 2021

In the News: Peppermint, Monét X Change, and Manila Luzon Cackle as Witches on Macbeth Podcast by Talaura Harms

Plus: April 8, 2021, was proclaimed "André De Shields Appreciation Day" by NY State Senator Brad Hoylman. But really, isn't that every day?

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The Playbill Weekend Streaming Guide: What to Watch April 9-11 by Talaura Harms

A digital Disenchanted!, an Anna Deavere Smith new work excerpt, a Bill Berloni visit, and more online offerings this weekend.

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Rachel Lynett's Apologies to Lorraine Hansberry (You Too August Wilson) Wins 2021 Yale Drama Series Prize by Talaura Harms

The recipient of this year's award was chosen by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel.

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

Get a 1st Listen to the Concept Album for Little Black Book, a Musical Inspired by 'Hollywood Madam' Heidi Fleiss by Talaura Harms

Natalie Weiss, Alice Ripley, Orfeh, Mandy Gonzalez, Jessica Vosk, Brittney Johnson, and more are featured on the new recording.

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

In the News: Eric McCormack Joins Mary-Louise Parker in The Baltimore Waltz, Milwaukee Rep Plans October Reopening by Talaura Harms

Plus: Bloomingdale School of Music will stream its annual spring benefit concert with performances from Frozen's Alyssa Fox and Aisha Jackson and more.

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Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kelli O'Hara, More Star in Breathe, a New Pandemic-Set Musical From Jodi Picoult by Talaura Harms

Conceived by Picoult and playwright Timothy Allen McDonald, the production also stars Denée Benton, Matt Doyle, Patti Murin, Colin Donnell, and more.

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Catch Michael R. Jackson, Renée Fleming, More in Williamstown Theatre Festival's Virtual Gala April 7 by Talaura Harms

A portion of the proceeds will benefit WTF's designers and stage managers.

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

In the News: Kennedy Center Reveals Plans for 50th Anniversary Season, Including a Broadway Concert and Bernstein's MASS by Talaura Harms

Plus: Performers have been announced for Harlem Stage's gala and the upcoming Rock of Ages concert.

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Monday, April 5, 2021

In the News: Fran Drescher Teases The Nanny Musical Developments, Jeremy Jordan to Headline Streaming 54 Below Show, More by Talaura Harms

Plus: After a Drama League Award nomination, Out of the Box Theatrics' The Last 5 Years is heading back online.

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Can You Ace This April Showers Quiz Full of Rainy Lyrics? by Talaura Harms

Name the show tunes and musicals from these lyrical clues referring to rain.

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Playbill's Weekly Streaming Guide: What to Watch April 5-9 by Talaura Harms

An online reading starring sisters Phylicia Rashad and Debbie Allen, Mandy Gonzalez's book release, and more online offerings this week.

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Tony Nominee William 'Biff' McGuire Dies at 94 by Talaura Harms

The twice-nominated actor's career spanned seven decades with roles on stage and screen.

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Friday, April 2, 2021

In the News: Watch Shoshana Bean Perform 'Amplify' From Maestra Music, Theater For One Sets Online Return by Talaura Harms

Plus: Joey Contreras' In Pieces musical gets an album release featuring Andrew Barth Feldman, George Salazar, Solea Pfeiffer, and more.

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The Playbill Weekend Streaming Guide: What to Watch April 2-4 by Talaura Harms

The virtual revival of Amour, NY PopsUP live from a Broadway theatre, and more online offerings this weekend.

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

In the News: Catch Dave Malloy and Joe Iconis in Guggenheim Pop Ups, April Live at the Lortel Guests Announced, More by Talaura Harms

Plus: Tune in Saturday for a surprise NY Pops Up performance live from a Broadway theatre.

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

In the News: Billy Porter Delivers Logo's State of the Union, a Jagged Little Pill-Inspired Roundtable Series, More by Talaura Harms

Plus: Christopher Lloyd will headline King Lear for Shakespeare & Company this summer.

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Actors’ Equity Association Will Hold Webinar on Vaccines and the Theatre Industry by Talaura Harms

The conversation with AEA President Kate Shindle and top epidemiologists is open to the public.

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Women's History Month Quiz: Directors and Designers by Talaura Harms

Do you know these shows directed and designed by some of the history-making women of Broadway?

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

In the News: Playwright Keenan Scott II Named TED Fellow, Pan Asian Rep Presents My Man Kono, More by Talaura Harms

Plus: Cleveland Musical Theatre rebrands as New Music Theatre with a move to NYC.

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