Friday, July 1, 2022

Check Out Sexy, Behind-the-Scenes Portraits From Broadway Bares: XXX by Andrew Gans, Michael Wiltbank

The 30th anniversary burlesque performance benefited Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

A Strange Loop's Rainbow Squad (Vicki Whooper, Erin Gioia Albrecht, and Cherie B. Tay) and Their Big, Queer Weekend by Talaura Harms

From the mainstage at Playbill's Pride Festival in Times Square to their own onstage parade, the Tony-winning musical's all-queer stage management team came out from behind-the-scenes.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:37PM

Hadestown's Limited Edition Vinyl Box Set Released July 1 by Raven Brunner

The box set features the original cast recording of the Tony-winning musical on three clear vinyl records and a 16-page booklet.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:37PM

Check Out New Production Photos of Dom Juan at Bard SummerScape by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

The 1665 tragicomedy receives a feminist twist with a gender-reframed adaptation and new translation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:18PM

Watch Alex Newell, Alan Menken, More in Say It With Pride: Disney+ Celebrates Pride 365 Variety Show by Andrew Gans

The stream celebrates the achievements and contributions of the LGBTQIA+ community.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:03PM

That Time When Liberace Annoyed Andrea McArdle with a Recycled Birthday Gift by Seth Rudetsky

Plus, how Victoria Clark's son disrupted her Broadway performance and why James Monroe Iglehart's rejection led to his biggest break on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:03PM

Watch Kendall Becerra and Nicholas Barrón's Winning Performances at the 2022 Jimmy Awards by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Also, watch the opening number from the celebration of high school musical theatre excellence.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07PM

Immersive Production of Next to Normal Begins Previews July 1 in Barcelona by Raven Brunner

The adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical stars Alice Ripley and Adam Pascal.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:48AM

Listen to Jeanna de Waal Sing 'Sodom & Gomorrah' From New Musical Her Sound by Leah Putnam

The show's concept album features music and lyrics by Waitress national tour member Ethan Carlson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:07AM

Ariana DeBose Tells Jimmy Fallon Where She Keeps Her Oscar by Raven Brunner

The West Side Story performer also spoke about hosting the 2022 Tony Awards during her The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon appearance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

See Who's Joining Casts of Williamstown Theatre Festival's Summer Lineup by Leah Putnam

The Berkshire festival will feature works by Daniel Fish, Anna Ouyang Moench, and Harrison David Rivers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

Watch Mean Girls National Tour Cast Perform Remixed “I Am What I Am” by Andrew Gans

Company members of the hit Tina Fey musical celebrate Pride with a music video for their advocacy Instagram page @changeisfetch.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

Mary Poppins Will Take Final Flight at London's Prince Edward Theatre in 2023 by Andrew Gans

Zizi Strallen currently stars as the high-flying nanny.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM

8 New Musicals Will Be Part of NAMT's 34th Annual Festival of New Musicals by Margaret Hall

The festival will return to New World Stages this October with in-person performances.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:33AM

Come From Away Sets Closing Date at London's Phoenix Theatre by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical resumed performances in the West End in July 2021.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:33AM

NAATCO Production of Queen Completes Run at A.R.T./New York July 1 by Leah Putnam

Madhuri Shekar's Queen, directed by Aneesha Kudtarkar, follows two women faced with a decision that could make or break their careers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37AM

July 2022 Streaming Guide: Neil Patrick Harris in Uncoupled, Billy Porter-Directed Anything’s Possible, More by Raven Brunner

​​Find out what's playing on HBO Max, Hulu, Disney+, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37AM

Original West End Queens of SIX Perform Live July 1 by Leah Putnam

The Olivier-nominated queens returned for a stage filming of the Tudor pop musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37AM

The Tempest at Theatre Royal Bath's Ustinov Studio Begins Performances July 1 by Leah Putnam

The production launches Artistic Director Deborah Warner's inaugural season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37AM

Liza Minnelli's Record-Breaking 1979 Carnegie Hall Concerts Released on LP and CD July 1 by Andrew Gans

The three-CD set of Live in New York 1979 features previously unreleased material.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:37AM
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Awards $2.1 Million to National Social Service Providers by Margaret Hall

Annual grant funding has now returned to pre pandemic levels.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42PM

New Legislation in New York Aims to Curb Unfair Ticketing Practices in Live Event Industry, Including Broadway by Logan Culwell-Block

Signed by Governor Hochul, the measure mandates fee transparency and introduces new penalties for scalper bots.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:33PM

Reviews: What Do Critics Have to Say About Robert Icke's Hamlet? by Leah Putnam

The production at Park Avenue Armory stars Alex Lawther in the title role.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

A Black, Queer Playwright's Roundtable With Michael R. Jackson, James Ijames, Mansa Ra, and Donja R. Love by Talaura Harms

Four barrier-breaking theatremakers chat about identity, expectations, and their place in the industry.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Eduardo Ramos Shares His Disposable Camera Snaps From Take Me Out's Closing and Tony Weekend by Talaura Harms

Take a look at photos from the celebratory weekend taken by the cast member backstage, from the wings, and on stage.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:18PM

Inside Playbill's Groovy, Queer Big Broadway Disco VIP After Party by Logan Culwell-Block

Anthony Wayne, Andrew Keenan Bolger, Ari Groover, Todrick Hall, Mykal Kilgore, J Harrison Ghee, and more all partied hard with Playbill this Pride.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:06PM

Hillary Clinton to Moderate BroadwayCon Panel Featuring LaChanze, Julie White, and Vanessa Williams by Leah Putnam

The fan convention has also announced a panel on queer representation in theatre with L Morgan Lee and Roger Q. Mason.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:33PM

Broadway's The Minutes Will Require Audience Masking Through Remainder of Run by Talaura Harms

The Steppenwolf production, now playing at Studio 54, is set to close July 24.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:18PM

Tony Winners Myles Frost, Hugh Jackman, More to Join 24th Annual Broadway Barks by Logan Culwell-Block

Hosted by Bernadette Peters and Sutton Foster, the July 9 pet adoption event will be the first held in person since the pandemic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

Netflix's Matilda Movie Musical to Open BFI London Film Festival by Leah Putnam

The adaptation of the Tony- and Olivier-winning production stars newcomer Alisha Weir as Matilda and Emma Thompson as Mrs. Trunchbull.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:03AM

From Rent to A Strange Loop: Reflecting on Queer Representation on the Broadway Stage by Raven Brunner

Members of the theatre community reflect on embodying iconic queer characters.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:03AM