Saturday, December 10, 2016

Over 31 More Celebrities Who Showed Up Onstage at Oh, Hello by Michael Gioia

The stars keep coming out to say Hello to John Mulaney and Nick Kroll.

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What’s Hot in London: December 3-9 by Mark Shenton

A new trend amongst London artistic directors, a Tony winner starts a theatre podcast, and more.

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Holiday Musical The First Noel Kicks Off at The Apollo by Olivia Clement

The new show, which features holiday carols reimagined through pop, jazz, and gospel, begins in Harlem December 10.

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Spend a Two Show Day with Emily Padgett at Sweet Charity by Hannah Vine

See what its like to do a double show day at the Signature Center in Sweet Charity starring Sutton Foster.

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11 Holiday Movies We’d Love to See Adapted for the Stage by Kieron Cindric

Complete with ideal casting and proposed production numbers for extra yuletide cheer.

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Friday, December 9, 2016

Little Shop's Ellen Greene Stars in New YouTube Red Series by Andrew Gans

Watch the trailer for 12 Deadly Days, which premieres December 12.

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Watch Interviews with Larry Kramer, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Alan Menken, and More by Olivia Clement

The conversations were filmed by The Dramatists Guild Fund as part of the Legacy Project Volume III.

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Chicago’s Hamilton Launches Campaign to Cure Epilepsy by Robert Viagas

The star has a personal reason for battling the neurological disease.

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Remembering the First Ever Broadway on the High Seas by Ruthie Fierberg

The wintery weather has us longing for the luxurious sunny days aboard the Playbill cruise.

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Watch Todrick Hall Show Harry Connick Jr. How to Walk in Kinky Boots by Andrew Gans

The star of Broadway's Kinky Boots made an appearance on Harry.

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Artists’ Podcast The Compass Welcomes Actor Robert Karma Robinson by Adam Hetrick

Actress Leah Walsh documents the lives of artists navigating the waters between art and commerce.

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HBO Releases Brilliant Trailer for Upcoming Broadcast by Andrew Gans

Jonny Donahoe stars in the one-man play Every Brilliant Thing that recounts a life lived in the shadow of suicide.

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In Rehearsals with Titanic at the Signature Theatre by Hannah Vine

The Tony-winning musical begins performances December 13 at the Virginia venue.

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Photos: The Band’s Visit Musical Starring John Cariani, Katrina Lenk, and Tony Shalhoub Opening Night by Hannah Vine

Based on the award-winning film, the world-premiere production opened at the Atlantic’s Linda Gross Theater December 8.

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L.A. Actors Lose Court Battle with Actors’ Equity Over Minimum Wage by Robert Viagas

99-seat theatres will have to begin paying minimum wage.

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Hamilton’s Jon Rua at Work On New Dance Film and Visual Album by Michael Gioia

The Hamilton actor aims to complete his LoveFound film that will lead to a bigger project, a visual album exploring the human condition.

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Tickets On Sale December 9 for Sweat on Broadway by Olivia Clement

Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage is making her Broadway debut with the timely drama.

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Tune in Time Returns in Time for the Holidays by Olivia Clement

The latest installment of the game show for musical lovers will celebrate the holidays with Jill Abramovitz and Brad Alexander.

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Planned Parenthood Offers “Ultimate Hamilton Experience” as Fundraiser Grand Prize by Robert Viagas

Tickets to all three Hamilton productions, plus airfare and backstage meet-ups with the cast are included.

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Dear Evan Hansen Advance Sales Climb to $10 Million After Opening by Olivia Clement

The new musical opened to rave reviews on December 4.

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Lacretta Nicole Will Join Original Jersey Boys Star for His Guide to Christmas by Andrew Gans

Daniel Reichard returns to Birdland later this month.

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Dominic Dromgoole to Join Forces with Nimax to Form New West End Theatre Company by Mark Shenton

Season will begin with four Oscar Wilde plays beginning in October 2017.

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Hockey Hall-of-Famer Will Make Goodman Debut in Chicago Christmas Carol by Michael Gioia

Denis Savard will make a cameo in the holiday production.

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San Francisco’s Curran Will Reopen to Host Fences Film Premiere by Michael Gioia

The August Wilson work first played the Curran 30 years ago.

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Kate Burton Will Join Kevin Kline in Broadway’s Present Laughter by Robert Viagas

Also coming aboard the revival: Kristin Nielsen and Cobie Smulders.

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Chicago Tribune Chief Theatre Critic Chooses Best Broadway Shows of the Year by Andrew Gans

Chris Jones selected 10 productions as his favorites of 2016.

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Billboard Projects Hamilton Mixtape Will Debut at No. 1 by Robert Viagas

The recording is poised to top even the original cast album.

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What Do Critics Think of The Band’s Visit? by Olivia Clement

Itamar Moses and David Yazbek’s new musical opened at Atlantic Theater Company December 8.

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Remembering Edward Albee by Harry Haun

Friends share personal stories and quintessential Albee-isms at the memorial service for the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright.

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EXCLUSIVE: This Video Will Help You Understand the Trans Experience by Ruthie Fierberg

A guide to what is appropriate (and not appropriate) to say to a trans person from the artists at Honest Accomplice Theatre

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