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.

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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.

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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).

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

The performance opened the 2017 International Thespian Festival.

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WATCH: The Broadway Cast - Episode 1

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Playbill Mixtape: LGBTQ Pride Edition by Ruthie Fierberg

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Broadway's 1984 Implements Age Restriction by Ryan McPhee

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

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