Thursday, June 22, 2017

Broadway’s Indecent Pushes Back Closing Date by Ryan McPhee

The Tony-nominated play was initially slated to shutter June 25.

Linked From Playbill at 07:47PM

What Do Critics Think of Broadway's 1984, Starring Tom Sturridge and Olivia Wilde? by Ryan McPhee

The George Orwell novel heads to the stage in an intense adaptation.

Linked From Playbill at 06:52PM

TDF to Sponsor Open-Captioned Shows at Geffen Playhouse, Goodspeed, and More by Olivia Clement

The Theatre Development Fund announces the regional theatres that will benefit from its National Open Captioning Initiative (NOCI).

Linked From Playbill at 05:21PM

Broadway Tonight! Gives New York Actors a New Showcase by Robert Viagas

The new cabaret is gaining traction at its West 42nd Street location.

Linked From Playbill at 05:00PM

Take a Look at Jessica Grové and James Snyder in Music Circus' Beauty and the Beast by Betsy Kaplan

Watch highlights from the Sacramento production of the Disney musical.

Linked From Playbill at 04:32PM

Watch the Steamy, Stripped Down Numbers From Broadway Bares by Adam Hetrick

Broadway’s hottest performers bared it all June 19 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in a series of college-themed numbers. Watch them here.

Linked From Playbill at 04:27PM

Rachel York Plans August Gershwin & Friends Concert with Michael Feinstein by Robert Viagas

She recently starred in a workshop of the Go-Go’s musical Head Over Heels.

Linked From Playbill at 04:25PM

What Do Critics Think of Michael Arden-Helmed The Pride in L.A.? by Adam Hetrick

Alexi Kaye Campbell's play, exploring sexuality and acceptance, plays the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.

Linked From Playbill at 04:14PM

Great Comet, Come From Away, and Doll’s House, Part 2 Earn Equity Diversity Awards by Adam Hetrick

Actors’ Equity has honored the three Broadway productions for promoting diverse and non-traditional casting onstage.

Linked From Playbill at 03:15PM

Abby Mueller and Members of the Cast of Beautiful Unveil Sing for Hope Piano June 21 by Marc J. Franklin

The event at One Penn Plaza celebrated the creation of the Beautiful Sing for Hope piano.

Linked From Playbill at 03:05PM

PHOTO FLASHBACK: School of Rock

Join Playbill as we rock out to Broadway's School of Rock.

Linked From Playbill at 01:18PM

WATCH: Broadway Rush, Lottery and Standing Room Only Lines

We go into the field to get the inside scoop on Broadway's rush, lottery and standing room only lines.

Linked From Playbill at 01:18PM

Christie Prades and Mauricio Martinez Will Headline National Tour of On Your Feet! by Ryan McPhee

Martinez will also take on the role of Emilio Estefan for a limited run on Broadway this summer.

Linked From Playbill at 12:57PM

Despite Closing Announcement, Baghdaddy Will Continue Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Marshall Pailet and A.D. Penedo's new musical gets a reprise at St. Luke’s Theatre.

Linked From Playbill at 12:37PM

Live-Action Beauty and the Beast Will Be Screened With Live Orchestra by Adam Hetrick

London’s Philharmonic Orchestra will accompany a screening of the Disney remake at Royal Albert Hall.

Linked From Playbill at 12:13PM

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Making of Playbill’s New Podcast by Olivia Clement

See Trista Dollison, Christy Altomare, and Ana Villafañe in the studio for the Broadway Cast.

Linked From Playbill at 12:09PM

Read Reviews for MTC's Fulfillment Center Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Abe Koogler’s newest play debuts Off-Broadway with a cast including Deirdre O’Connell and Frederick Weller.

Linked From Playbill at 11:57AM

Watch Students Honor Tony-Winning Composers Ahrens and Flaherty in We Tell the Story Tribute by Betsy Kaplan

The performance opened the International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Linked From Playbill at 11:32AM

WATCH: Students Honor Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty at International Thespian Festival

The performance opened the 2017 International Thespian Festival.

Linked From Playbill at 11:17AM

WATCH: The Broadway Cast - Episode 1

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Playbill's new Podcast: The Broadway Cast!

Linked From Playbill at 10:55AM

What Do Critics Think of Off-Broadway’s Immersive Seeing You? by Ryan McPhee

The WWII-set theatrical experience is created by Sleep No More producer Randy Weiner.

Linked From Playbill at 10:52AM

See Josh Gad and Chadwick Boseman in Trailer for Marshall by Olivia Clement

The film details the early career of Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Justice of the Supreme Court.

Linked From Playbill at 10:43AM

John Benjamin Hickey Discusses Fining Rude Audience Members at Six Degrees of Separation by Ruthie Fierberg

The actor chats with Stephen Colbert about ending his recent Broadway run, working with Allison Janney, and more.

Linked From Playbill at 10:20AM

Look Back at Meryl Streep Onstage: From High School Prodigy to Broadway and Movie Star by Hannah Vine

Academy Award winner Meryl Streep celebrates her birthday June 22.

Linked From Playbill at 09:58AM

Kate Baldwin, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Seth Sikes Coming to Feinstein’s/54 Below by Robert Viagas

See all the theatre-related events scheduled June 22–29 at the intimate venue.

Linked From Playbill at 12:01AM

Playbill Mixtape: LGBTQ Pride Edition by Ruthie Fierberg

Celebrate LGBTQ Pride with iconic songs from Rent, Fun Home, La Cage aux Folles, and more.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00AM

The First Couple of Chicago Theatre Returns in The Gin Game by Kelly Wallace

With these two names on the marquee, the Drury Lane Theatre’s production boasts theatre royalty.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00AM

Get Fit With Bandstand’s Max Clayton by Ruthie Fierberg

The Broadway ensemblist of the Tony-winning musical shares the workout routine that keeps his body toned and Blankenbuehler-ready.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00AM

A Couple Onstage and Off Takes on The Gin Game in Chicago by Robert Loerzel

Paula Scrofano and John Reeger are finally living out their dream of starring together in The Gin Game, at Drury Lane.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Broadway’s 1984 Officially Opens June 22 by Ryan McPhee

The production marks the first show of the 2017–2018 season.

Linked From Playbill at 10:42PM

Broadway's 1984 Implements Age Restriction by Ryan McPhee

The intense production will not permit audience members under the age of 13.

Linked From Playbill at 09:47PM

ARTICLES ON BROADWAYSTARS

Authors