Sunday, February 16, 2020

60 Minutes Goes Behind the Scenes of Broadway’s New West Side Story by Ruthie Fierberg

CBS shares unprecedented access to the production, filming its rehearsals and interviewing its creators, on the February 16 installation of the long-running news show.

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David Byrne’s American Utopia Will Return to Broadway September 2020 by Ruthie Fierberg

The smash limited engagement closes February 16—for now.

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See the Cast of Broadway’s Company Meet the Press by Marc J. Franklin

The gender-swapped production, starring Katrina Lenk, begins performances at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre March 2.

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The Rollicking, Scandalous Real Life of Irish Theatre’s Lady G by Olivia Clement

Off-Broadway’s Lady G: Plays and Whisperings of Lady Gregory unearths the fascinating story of the turn-of-the-20th century ”rockstar” and leader of Irish theatre.

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David Byrne's American Utopia Ends on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The hit theatrical concert plays its final performance at the Hudson Theatre February 16.

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Jamie deRoy & Friends Welcomes Sierra Boggess, Rick Crom, Well-Strung, and More February 16 by Andrew Gans

The evening at Birdland benefits The Actors Fund.

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Caissie Levy and Patti Murin End Run in Broadway’s Frozen February 16 by Andrew Gans

Also leaving Arendelle February 16: Joe Carroll and Chad Burris.

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Inside Rehearsal for I’m Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter at Steppenwolf by Marc J. Franklin

The stage adaptation of Erika L. Sánchez’s novel will begin performances in Chicago February 26.

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Dramatizing Khaled Hosseini’s Novel A Thousand Splendid Suns Into a Lyrical Play About Female Friendship and Resilience by Ruthie Fierberg

The best-selling author of The Kite Runner sees another of his books take the stage, as Carey Perloff and Ursula Rani Sarma to bring the story to life.

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Celebrate Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes With a Look Back at Its Broadway Productions by Nathan Skethway

The play, which premiered on Broadway in 1939, has recieved four subsequent revivals.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

A Look at Riverdance's 25th Anniversary Performance at Radio City Music Hall by Nathan Skethway

The special engagement will begin performances March 10.

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Check Out Photos of the New Cast of The Play That Goes Wrong Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The hit London and Broadway comedy continues its run at New World Stages.

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A Sneak Peek at Encores! Mack & Mabel Starring Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha by Nathan Skethway

The presentation of the Jerry Herman musical is scheduled to begin performances February 19 at New York City Center.

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Celebrate President’s Day With Hamilton Souvenirs and Get a Free Gift From the Playbill Store by Dan Meyer

The Lin-Manuel Miranda musical opened February 17 Off-Broadway at The Public Theater.

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Actors’ Equity Association Will Celebrate Year of the Stage Manager by Andrew Gans

Equity will share stories of stage managers from around the country on social media.

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Hadestown, Beetlejuice, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, More Participating in The Broadway League’s High School Broadway Shadowing Program by Dan Meyer

The eighth annual non-performance training program will run during the NYC public school winter break.

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Old Show Queens Talk Old Show Tunes in Episode 10 by Playbill Staff

From "Meadowlark" to the tragic reason Grand Hotel earned a cast album, here are the behind-the-scenes stories of some of your favorite songs.

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A Sneak Peek at Diana on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The new musical, starring Jeanna de Waal as the late Princess of Wales, will begin performances at the Longacre Theatre March 2.

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Playwrights Lynn Nottage and Gina Femia Will Be Honored at 2020 William Inge Theatre Festival by Andrew Gans

The annual festival begins May 13 in Independence, Kansas.

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Bay Street Theatre, Atlantic Theater Company, The Cape Playhouse, and More Are Hiring by Dan Meyer

Playbill's Job Listings offers an extensive selection of technical jobs within the theatre industry.

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Britton & The Sting Uplifts and Recharges With REVIVAL residency at Rockwood Music Hall by Felicia Fitzpatrick

In honor of Black History Month, Broadway’s Britton Smith and his band launch a weekly concert series at the downtown venue.

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Check Out Exclusive Rehearsal Photos From Duncan Sheik and Kyle Jarrow’s Whisper House Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The Civilians production of the ghost story musical opens March 24 at 59E59.

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National Tour Alum Jonathan Cable Set to Join Jersey Boys Off-Broadway by Dan Meyer

The stage and screen performer is the newest cast member at New World Stages.

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Johanna Day, Alyssa May Gold, and Chris Myers Join How I Learned to Drive on Broadway by Olivia Clement

Paula Vogel's landmark play, to be seen on Broadway for the first time, will star Mary-Louise Parker and David Morse.

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Babak Tafti, Marjan Neshat, and More Tapped for Off-Broadway Premiere of Selling Kabul by Olivia Clement

Tyne Rafaeli directs the intimate thriller exploring the toll of American imperialism from a family’s apartment in Afghanistan.

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Watch Company of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Sing 2 Songs From the Upcoming Concert Staging by Ruthie Fierberg

Hear Jessica Vosk, Eden Espinosa, Alex Newell, Noah Galvin, Bonnie Milligan, and more perform “Go, Go, Go Joseph” and “Those Canaan Days.”

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Godspell, Uncle Vanya, and 3 World Premieres Set for Berkshire Theatre Group’s 2020 Summer Season by Dan Meyer

The Chekhov drama will star several Broadway alums, including Tony winner Harriet Harris.

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Get Your First Look at Jordan Fisher in Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen by Nathan Skethway

The Hamilton and Fox's Rent alum joined the cast of the Tony-winning musical at the Music Box Theatre January 28.

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Check Out Production Photos From the D.C. Premiere of The King’s Speech by Nathan Skethway

David Seidler's drama, which tells the story of how King George VI overcame his speech impediment, began performances February 11 at the National Theatre.

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Nkrumah Gatling, Marissa McGowan, Leo Ash Evens, More Will Star in TheatreWorks’ Ragtime by Andrew Gans

Performances of the Tony-nominated musical will begin in April in Palo Alto, California.

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London Premiere of Sleepless, A Musical Romance Finds Its Cast by Olivia Clement

Jay McGuiness, Kimberley Walsh, and Daniel Casey will lead the cast of the musical adaptation of Sleepless in Seattle.

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