Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Musical of the Month: Hairspray: The Cast by JK

We started off this month's Musical of the Month, Hairspray with a look back at the origins and facts behind the original Broadway production. This week, we take a closer look at that cas…

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Stars in the House Welcomes Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof's Joel Grey, Samantha Hahn, Steven Skybell, More October 6 by Andrew Gans

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

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VIDEO: Watch a Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with a FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in Yiddish Cast Reunion with Joel Grey, Samantha Hahn, Steven Skybell, and Rachel Zatcoff.

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Monday, October 5, 2020

Playbill's Weekly Streaming Guide: What to Watch October 5–9 by Ryan McPhee

The Yiddish cast of Fiddler on the Roof reunites, Juilliard and Carnegie Hall hold virtual galas, and more.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

2020 Olivier Awards to Take Place on October 25; Next Awards Show Will Be in 2022 by Caitlin Moynihan

Save the date! The rescheduled 2020 Olivier Awards are officially taking place on Sunday, October 25 at 3:00PM ET. Hosted by the previously announced Jason Manford, the ceremony will be broa…

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Friday, September 25, 2020

Broadway Games: Word Search: The 2019-2020 Season by JK

Who doesn't love a word search? How about one that is all about Broadway? It's the best of both worlds this week, readers! True, it covers this crazy past season, but still... Standard rules…

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

New Book Will Give An Inside Look at FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH

A new book will be released giving an inside look at the Off-Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

New Book Will Tell Behind-the-Scenes Creation Story of the Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof

The book is written by cast member Samantha Hahn.

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VIDEO: On This Day, September 22- FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opens On Broadway

On this day in 1964, the groundbreaking musical Fiddler on the Roof opened at Broadway's Imperial Theatre.

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Friday, September 18, 2020

VIDEO: Samantha Massell, Ben Fankauser and Alex Wyse Celebrate Rosh Hashanah in Song

Veteran Broadway performers Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof, The Flamingo Kid), Ben Fankhauser (Newsies, Beautiful), and Alex Wyse (Waitress, Spring Awakening) perform Avinu Malkeinu t…

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WATCH: Andrea Martin, Harvey Fierstein, John Cariani, More From the 2004 Revival of Fiddler on the Roof Reunite for Special 'Sabbath Prayer' by Logan Culwell-Block

The cast virtually reunited for a performance marking the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year.

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Saturday, September 12, 2020

Miscast Memory: Tony Winner Katrina Lenk Performs 'If I Were a Rich Man' From Fiddler on the Roof by Andrew Gans

Miscast20, featuring stars of stage and screen performing songs from roles in which they would never be cast, will be presented virtually September 13.

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Beth Leavel, Lillias White & Judy Kuhn Join Virtual Concert Series by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously reported, Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway concert series, which first began in Provincetown at the Art House in 2011, is now a weekly virtual series entitled the Seth Concert Series…

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

People You Should Know . . . Joshua Morgan by Zack Calhoon

Joshua Morgan is an actor based in NYC. He founded and ran the first dual city theatre company that was based out of Washington, DC and Winston-Salem, NC before returning to work as an actor…

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Monday, August 24, 2020

Lea Michele & Husband Zandy Reich Welcome Their First Child by Lindsey Sullivan

Lea Michele and Zandy Reich are parents. Their son Ever Leo was born on August 20, according to People. The Broadway alumna and former Glee star confirmed the news that she was expecting o…

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Musical of the Month: Floyd Collins: The Creative Team by JK

As with most shows, Floyd Collins was brought to the stage by a team with varying levels of experience. Whether it was their first show or one of many, all of them have continued to have su…

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Sunday, August 9, 2020

Audition Songs for Beauty and the Beast the Musical- by Character by Performerstuff

Audition Songs for Beauty and the Beast the Musical- by Character Written by Tiffany Wilkie Updated July 27, 2020 If you want a “transformational” musical theatre audition song for…

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Friday, August 7, 2020

Brent Carver, Versatile Tony-Winning Actor, Dies at 68 by Anita Gates

He played Hamlet, the wizard Gandalf and Tevye in “Fiddler on the Roof.” But he was probably best known for “Kiss of the Spider Woman.”

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Broadway Games: The Play's the Thing: Actress Edition by JK

Many, if not most, of our favorite musical theater stars have also spent their fair share of time trodding the boards in straight plays, too. Take one of the greatest of all time, Angela Lan…

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Sunday, August 2, 2020

It's a Summer Special on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway might still be shut down, but Elaine Paige on Sunday isn't! Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show. This week,…

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Friday, July 31, 2020

Broadway Games: Which Came First? by JK

Congratulations! You've made it through another week, in good health we hope. Here's our weekly game to bring you some theater related fun and stress relief. Today we bring back a favorite -…

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Making Theatre As A Whole Person: Remembering Corey Fischer

by Rotimi Agbabiaka   The Bay Area lost a guiding light when Corey Fischer passed away on June 6 at the age of 75. A Los Angeles native, Fischer left behind a burgeoning Hollywood caree…

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Danny Burstein Wins Drama League Award; Moulin Rouge!, The Inheritance & More Triumph by Lindsey Sullivan

Six-time Tony nominee and Moulin Rouge! standout Danny Burstein was named the winner of the Drama League's Distinguished Performance Award on June 18. Burstein's triumph was announced along…

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Cast of Yiddish-Language Fiddler on the Roof to Reunite for Performance by Lindsey Sullivan

Cast members of the Yiddish-language production of Fiddler on the Roof will reunite to sing numbers from the hit musical and answer questions from the audience on June 23 at 7PM ET. Head …

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Monday, June 15, 2020
Sunday, June 7, 2020

Honor Broadway's Best Lyricists in This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige presents a special one-off Lyricists Ed…

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Hamilton's Tamar Greene and More Set for Broadway Sings for Pride Event by Caitlin Moynihan

After originally cancelling the 10th anniversary Broadway Sings for Pride charity concert due to Covid-19, Broadway stars will still sing out in honor of Pride Month. Hamilton's Tamar Greene…

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Best Showtunes Evah by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Cross-posted from Train My Ear.Some years ago Adam Feldman at Time Out New York asked me to contribute some entries for a grand list of "Best Broadway Songs of All Time." I had nothing to d…

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Tony Winners Thomas Kail and Steven Levenson Team Up for New Fiddler on the Roof Movie by Lindsey Sullivan

Mazel tov! Hamilton's Tony-winning director Thomas Kail will helm a new feature film of Fiddler On The Roof, according to Deadline. Dear Evan Hansen's Tony-winning scribe Steven Levenson w…

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Thomas Kail to Lead New Movie Adaptation of Fiddler on the Roof by Broadway Direct

Tony-winner Thomas Kail, most well-known for his Broadway collaborations with Lin-Manuel Miranda on In The Heights and Hamilton, has been slated to direct a new feature film adaption of t…

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