Friday, April 20, 2018

Kate Rockwell, Matt Doyle, More Will Join the Skivvies at Joe’s Pub by Ryan McPhee

The underwear-clad duo of Nick Cearley and Lauren Molina return to the downtown venue April 30.

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Jodi Benson and Don Hahn on the Genius Behind Disney’s The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast by Logan Culwell-Block

We speak to the voice of The Little Mermaid and the producer of Beauty and the Beast about Howard, a new documentary about Broadway and Disney lyricist Howard Ashman.

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Watch Clips From Royal Ballet’s Bernstein Centenary Celebration, Heading to Movie Theatres by Ryan McPhee

The mixed program features two premieres and "The Age of Anxiety."

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What Did Critics Think of Cleo, a New Play About Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton? by Ryan McPhee

The Lawrence Wright play runs through April 29 at Houston’s Alley Theatre.

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Watch the Cast of My Fair Lady Share Secrets on Opening Night by Ruthie Fierberg

Norbert Leo Butz, Lauren Ambrose, Harry Hadden-Paton, and more greet Playbill on the red carpet.

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Billy Crudup, Matt Doyle, Edie Falco, and Jessie Mueller Will Honor Michael Mayer at Vineyard Gala by Adam Hetrick

The Off-Broadway Theatre will celebrate its 35th anniversary gala May 14 at the Edison Ballroom.

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200 NYC High School Students Will Participate in Dear Evan Hansen’s ART2ART Program in 2018–2019 Season by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning musical has renewed its partnership with the arts-in-education organization ArtsConnection.

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Josh Stamberg Will Play Arthur Miller in World Premiere of Fall by Ryan McPhee

Performances of Bernard Weinraub’s play begin May 18 at Boston Huntington Theatre Company.

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Exclusive: Mark Ballas, Bobby Conte Thornton, Nicolas Dromard, Keith Hines Will Star in Muny Jersey Boys by Andrew Gans

Josh Rhodes will direct the Tony-winning musical this summer at the St. Louis venue.

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Go Inside the Recording Studio With the Cast of Mean Girls by Hannah Vine

The album will drop digitally May 18 before a physical release June 15.

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Tiffany Villarin Will Join Gregg Mozgala in World Premiere of Teenage Dick at Public Theater by Olivia Clement

Ma-Yi Theater Company presents Mike Lew's contemporary re-imagining of Richard III.

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Shobna Gulati to Join West End Cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie by Ryan McPhee

The Coronation Street and Dinnerladies star returns to the London stage this May.

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Upcoming Auditions for Hamilton, Be More Chill, Once On This Island, SpongeBob Squarepants, and More by Playbill Staff

Here’s a selection of upcoming auditions in the New York City area and around the country.

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Take a First Look at Saint Joan on Broadway by Gabriel Agosto

The Manhattan Theatre Club's revival starring Condola Rashad officially opens April 25.

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Get Her a Gift She'll Love—the New Playbill Tote by Playbill Staff

Just in time for Mother's Day, Playbill Store offers a brand-new totebag!

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Read Reviews for Broadway-Bound Go-Go’s Musical Head Over Heels by Adam Hetrick

The musical, featuring such songs as “We Got the Beat,” “Mad About You,” and “Heaven Is a Place on Earth,” opened April 18 at San Francisco’s Curran…

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Killian Donnelly Will Head Cast of U.K. and Ireland Tour of Les Misérables by Andrew Gans

Donnelly discusses his journey with the international hit musical in the video below.

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Taylor Trensch, Lea Salonga, Ethan Slater, Bernadette Peters, More Set for 2018 Easter Bonnet Competition by Andrew Gans

Hailey Kilgore will perform David Friedman’s “Help Is on the Way” at the annual event.

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Sutton Foster Will Release New Album, Take Me to the World, in June by Ryan McPhee

The two-time Tony winner and Younger star performs such show tunes as “It All Fades Away” and “Stars and the Moon” on the upcoming recording.

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Tina Fey Surprises Her Fans at Mean Girls on Broadway, Plus a Performance From Barrett Wilbert Weed by Ruthie Fierberg

Fey also shared her memories from opening night while stopping by The Tonight Show.

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Inside the Opening Night of My Fair Lady on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The Bartlett Sher-helmed revival officially opened April 19.

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Bette Midler Will Return to Broadway's Hello, Dolly!; Tony-Winning Revival Sets Closing Date by Ryan McPhee

Midler will play a six-week encore engagement this summer, succeeding Bernadette Peters.

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How Frozen on Broadway Captures a Cinematic Sound by Logan Culwell-Block

The unusual instruments Tony-nominated orchestrator Dave Metzger brings to Disney’s newest Broadway musical.

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5 Essential Facts About Broadway Swings by Mo Brady

What exactly is a swing?

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Andy Mientus Stars in The Who's Tommy for Denver Center Beginning April 20 by Andrew Gans

Sam Buntrock directs a cast that also features Charl Brown, Carson Elrod, and Lulu Fall.

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Tony Winner Sutton Foster’s NYC Concert Airs April 20 by Andrew Gans

Foster is joined by guest star Jonathan Groff on the PBS broadcast.

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Read Reviews for Broadway’s Latest Revival of My Fair Lady, Starring Lauren Ambrose by Ruthie Fierberg

What did critics think of the Bartlett Sher-helmed Lincoln Center Theater production?

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Huntington’s Merrily We Roll Along Leads Elliot Norton Award Nominations by Olivia Clement

The 36th annual awards, celebrating theatre in the Boston area, will be held May 21.

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American Theatre Wing Will Honor Andrew Lloyd Webber by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning composer will be celebrated at the Wing’s annual Gala in September.

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New Play Switzerland, Inspired by Patricia Highsmith, to Debut at Hudson Stage by Olivia Clement

Joanna Murray-Smith's thriller, directed by Dan Foster, will receive its New York premiere beginning April 20.

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A Celebration of Cuba Through Dance and Music at New York City Center by Fernando González

The ¡Adelante, Cuba! Festival runs April 22–28 and features Acosta Danza, Arturo O'Farrill, and more.

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