Sunday, February 18, 2018

How Montego Glover Makes Hamilton’s Angelica Schuyler Her Own by Ruthie Fierberg

From Memphis to Les Misérables to Hamilton, Glover reveals her favorite onstage moments, opportunities as a black artist, and her pop-culture obsessions.

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Celebrate Christopher Sieber Onstage by Hannah Vine

The actor is a two-time Tony nominee for Spamalot and Shrek the Musical.

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45 Dance Musicals That Have Chasséd Their Way to Broadway by Hannah Vine

A look at some of Broadway’s dance-driven shows, featuring 42nd Street, Anything Goes, Bandstand, A Chorus Line, and many more.

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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Idina Menzel Will Join Josh Groban in Upcoming Concert Tour by Andrew Gans

The tour is expected to play New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Atlanta, and more.

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The Artistic Duo Increasing the Number of Women in Theatre by Olivia Clement

Co-founders of The Hearth Julia Greer and Emma Miller put their money where their mouths are in this TimesUp era.

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What Are All Those Balloons at Lincoln Center’s Koch Theater? by Terry Trucco

As part of New York City Ballet’s Art Series, visual artist Jihan Zenciril turns a party favor into an artistic adventure.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Check Out Heidi Blickenstaff in New Teaser for Disney’s Freaky Friday TV Musical by Olivia Clement

The small screen presentation of the musical adaptation, featuring a score by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, will premiere this summer.

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Laura Benanti and Andrew Keenan-Bolger Will Join the Skivvies at Joe’s Pub by Adam Hetrick

The theatrical musical duo are bringing their act back downtown for a March 5 concert that will also feature Nick Adams and Paige Davis.

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Christine Ebersole, Laura Osnes, and Andy Karl Will Honor Tony-Winning Costume Designer William Ivey Long by Adam Hetrick

The gala concert celebrates the man who created Tony Award-winning designs for The Producers, Hairspray, Nine, Crazy for You, Cinderella, and the 2004 revival of La Cage aux Folles.

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Steppenwolf Welcomes Two New Ensemble Members by Olivia Clement

Celeste M. Cooper and Cliff Chamberlain have joined the Chicago theatre company.

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First Look at Così fan tutte at Lyric Opera of Chicago by David Gewirtzman

The Mozart opera opens in Chicago February 17.

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Layla Khosh, Dawn McGee, and More to Star in Dido of Idaho by Olivia Clement

Playwright and actor Abby Rosebrock will also perform in the world premiere of her play at Ensemble Studio Theatre.

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Broadway's Marquis Theatre Will Dim Lights in Memory of Jan Maxwell by Ryan McPhee

The five-time Tony nominee and Broadway favorite died February 11 at the age of 61.

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La Jolla Playhouse to Stage Bengsons’ Musical Memoir Hundred Days by Adam Hetrick

The folk-rock musical from husband-and-wife musical duo The Bengsons has been tapped as the final production in the theatre's 2018–2019 season.

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Dan Butler Steps Into Travesties on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The actor replaces Nicholas Woodeson in the Roundabout revival of Tom Stoppard’s Tony-winning play.

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Story of Little Rock Nine to Be Brought to Stage by Olivia Clement

Little Rock, written and directed by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj, will play the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Revue Unmasked Will Open Paper Mill Playhouse Season by Andrew Gans

Richard Curtis and Tony winner John Doyle are the co-creators of the upcoming production.

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Kris Kringle Musical, With Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Nikki Renée Daniels, Released on Yellow Sound Label by Andrew Gans

The studio cast recording follows the recent Town Hall staging.

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Watch Jenn Colella and Cast of Come From Away Perform on Today by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-nominated star of the Broadway smash leads her company in “Me and the Sky.”

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Hamilton Cast Recording Enters Top 5 Highest-Selling Cast Albums in Nielsen Music History by Logan Culwell-Block

The Grammy-winning album has sold 1.46 million copies since its September 2015 release.

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David Josefsberg, Alyse Alan Louis, Gerry McIntyre Set for Mufti Subways Are for Sleeping by Andrew Gans

The musical is the final production of the York Theatre Company's tribute to Jule Styne.

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Michael Cera, Chris Evans, and the Cast of Lobby Hero Meet the Press by Hannah Vine

The Kenneth Lonergan play will be the first production of Second Stage’s inaugural Broadway season.

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Raúl Esparza on Starring in ‘Rock Concert’ Chess at Kennedy Center by Mark Peikert

The Company and Law & Order: SVU star returns to the musical stage for the first time in six years for the new adaptation of the cult favorite, running through February 18.

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Nadine Sierra Celebrates Bernstein, Spanish and Brazilian Composers, and More in Park Avenue Armory Recitals by Ryan McPhee

The soprano is the latest to headline the Armory's Recital Series following a recent engagement in the Metropolitan Opera's Le Nozze di Figaro.

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Look Back at Kenneth Haigh in Look Back in Anger on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The late actor originated the part of Jimmy Porter in John Osborne's play.

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Krysta Rodriguez, Kristine Nielsen Will Star in Reading of The Trial by Andrew Gans

Steven Berkoff's play is part of the Politics of the Absurd reading series.

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Tony Winner Annaleigh Ashford Will Lead New ABC Comedy Pilot by Ruthie Fierberg

Ashford, who can currently be seen in The Assassination of Gianni Versace, will star in Three Rivers.

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Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle, and Ruthie Henshall Will Join Cuba Gooding Jr. in London's Chicago by Andrew Gans

The Kander and Ebb musical returns to the West End beginning March 26.

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Michael Ball, Murray Head, Alexandra Burke, More Cast in London Chess Revival by Adam Hetrick

Head, who scored a hit with “One Night in Bangkok” from the show’s 1984 concept album, went on to star in the original West End run.

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Austin McCormick on How Company XIV Came to Exist—and What to Expect From Their New Home by Playbill Staff

New and old fans alike will be flocking to Théâtre XIV in Brooklyn for the beloved company's new show, Cinderella!

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Jimmy Buffett Musical Escape to Margaritaville Begins Broadway Run February 16 by Ryan McPhee

Previews start the same day the Original Broadway Cast Album is released.

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