Friday, November 27, 2020

Watch National Theatre's Death of England: Delroy November 27 by Dan Meyer

The solo play by Clint Dyer and Roy Williams stars Michael Balogun.

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Dance Dreams Documentary, Focused on Debbie Allen Dance Academy, Hits Netflix November 27 by Logan Culwell-Block

Produced by Shonda Rhimes, Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker follows the Fame star and her dance school as they prepare a holiday performance.

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Lea Salonga's Performance With Sydney Symphony Airs on PBS November 27 by Andrew Gans

Broadway Records also releases physical and digital copies, in tandem with the concert's TV broadcast.

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Take a Sneak Peek at NBC’s One Night Only: The Best of Broadway, Featuring Casts of Jagged Little Pill, Ain't Too Proud, and More by Marc J. Franklin

The two-hour TV special, hosted by Tina Fey, will air on December 10 as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Miami New Drama's Socially Distanced Seven Deadly Sins Begins Performances November 27 by Logan Culwell-Block

The site-specific event features works by Dael Orlandersmith, Hilary Bettis, Nilo Cruz, and more.

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November 27 Stars in the House, Featuring Broadway Celebs and Their Pets, Benefits Humane Society of New York by Andrew Gans

Guests include Sierra Boggess, Lilli Cooper, Andy Karl, Orfeh, Jose Llana, Jessie Mueller, Will Swenson, and more.

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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Check Out Photos of Hamilton, Jagged Little Pill, and More at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade by Marc J. Franklin

The casts of several Broadway shows reunited to commemorate the holiday during the 94th annual celebration November 26.

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Take an Exclusive Look Inside Mean Girls’ Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Performance With Reneé Rapp by Marc J. Franklin

The Mean Girls star gave Playbill a behind-the-scenes look at her experience reuniting with her Broadway castmates for the 94th annual celebration.

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Take an Exclusive Look Inside Jagged Little Pill's Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Performance With Antonio Cipriano by Marc J. Franklin

The Jagged Little Pill star gave Playbill a behind-the-scenes look at his experience reuniting with Broadway castmates for the 94th annual celebration.

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Watch the New Trailer for Netflix's The Prom Movie by Dan Meyer

The film adaptation of the musical stars Jo Ellen Pellman, Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, James Corden, Andrew Rannells, Kerry Washington, Ariana DeBose, and more.

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Glimmers of Light: The Theatre Moments That Gave Us Comfort Amid Chaos by Ryan McPhee

A surprise Sondheim performance. A face-off with love. A whole lot of streaming events. Here's what brought us joy in a rough 2020.

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Tune Into the 2020 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Featuring Casts of 4 Broadway Shows, November 26 by Playbill Staff

Broadway's Jagged Little Pill, Hamilton, Ain't Too Proud, and Mean Girls offer pre-taped performances in the annual event, with a 2020 twist.

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Stars in the House Offers a Thanksgiving Celebration November 26 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Josh Groban Offers Live Streamed Harmony Concert November 26 by Andrew Gans

The performance from The Great Comet Tony nominee features songs from his new album.

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Catch Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell Duet on ABC's The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration November 26 by Andrew Gans

Derek Hough, Julianne Hough, and Trevor Jackson host the evening, looking back at favorite performances over the past five years.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Whoopi Goldberg, Josh Groban, John Legend, More Will Take Part in NBC's Christmas Spectacular, Starring the Radio City Rockettes by Andrew Gans

The telecast will follow the annual Christmas in Rockefeller Center broadcast.

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Get a First Listen to Lea Salonga Singing The Greatest Showman's 'This Is Me' From Upcoming PBS Concert and Live Album by Logan Culwell-Block

Both the album and film of the Tony-winning Miss Saigon star's concert with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra arrive November 27.

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Vineyard Theatre Will Present Original Cast Readings of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Gloria and Cornelius Eady's Brutal Imagination by Andrew Gans

A third title will be announced for the 2021 benefit series at the Off-Broadway venue.

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Broadway Alum Julius Thomas III to Host Health and Wellness Discussion With Orthopaedic Physicians by Dan Meyer

Centerstage With Healthcare Heroes marks a partnership between Playbill and Rothman Orthopaedic Institute.

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Sarah Brightman and Andrew Lloyd Webber Will Reunite for Sarah Brightman: A Christmas Symphony by Andrew Gans

The streaming holiday concert will feature a little-heard tune penned by Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice for the 1974 thriller The Odessa File.

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Stars in the House Welcomes The Cher Show's Micaela Diamond and More November 25 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Watch Kristin Chenoweth, Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Josh Groban, and More in Thanksgiving: The TikTok Musical by Dan Meyer

James Corden brought some Broadway favorites to the virtual dinner table for a new take on Dan Mertzlufft's viral "Grocery Store" video.

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The Playbill Thanksgiving Streaming Guide: What to Watch Over the Holiday Weekend by Ryan McPhee

Broadway heads to Macy's. Jefferson Mays plays Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and everyone in-between.

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Check Out These Photos of Selena: A Live Drive-In Experience Starring Eva Noblezada by Marc J. Franklin

The screening of the 1997 biopic, featuring live performances from the Tony Award nominee, played Radial Park November 20-21.

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Watch Joshua Dela Cruz and Amanda Dela Cruz Perform 'Come Up for Air' From New Musical Ranked by Andrew Gans

A portion of the proceeds from the song and video benefit Covenant House.

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Watch Lillias White, James Monroe Iglehart, and Andrew Barth Feldman in a Sneak Peek of Broadway-Themed Soap Opera As the Curtain Rises by Roberto Araujo

The new podcast chronicles the behind-the-scenes drama of Avvatar, the Musical.

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Broadway Dinner Party: 35 Theatre Characters You Want to Bring to Thanksgiving by Marc J. Franklin

From the buoyantly energetic SpongeBob to the vivacious Persephone and the introspective Pierre, check out these beloved theatre characters Playbill readers want at their dinner table.

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Broadway Checklist: How Many of These Shows at the Marquis Theatre Have You Seen? by Marc J. Franklin

Look back at the 10 most recent productions to play over 100 performances at the venue.

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Checking In With… Tony Nominee Arian Moayed, Star of The Humans, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, Succession, More by Andrew Gans

Moayed is also the writer and director of The Accidental Wolf, heading to Topic November 26.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

In the News: Amber Riley to Star in NBC Musical Series Dream, Feinstein's/54 Below Creates New Streaming Concert Series, More by Talaura Harms

Plus: Black Theatre Coalition and Columbia University have teamed up for a new webinar series on arts management.

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Isabelle McCalla, Ryann Redmond, More Set for New Musical Showcase in December by Dan Meyer

New York Theatre Barn’s New Works Series returns with The Ladies Man, Millennials Are Killing Musicals, and more.

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