Thursday, July 18, 2019

Upcoming NYC Auditions for Hamilton, Wicked, Chicago, and More by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with this selection of upcoming calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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The Prince of Egypt Stage Musical Sets Initial Casting for U.K. Premiere in London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

The first round of casting is here for The Prince of Egypt, a new stage musical based on the celebrated DreamWorks film, scheduled to make its U.K. premiere in London's West End next year.…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Javier Bardem in Talks to Play King Triton in Disney's Live-Action Little Mermaid by Eric King

Disney's Little Mermaid remake may have found its King Triton. According to Deadline, Oscar winner Javier Bardem is in talks to play the role of Ariel's father in the live-action film.  …

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CATS – A Look Inside the Film by Broadway Direct

Go behind the scenes for a first look at #CatsMovie. Trailer this Friday. Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, Les Misérables, The Danish Girl) transforms Andrew Lloyd W…

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Billy Porter, Fosse/Verdon Among 2019 Primetime Emmy Nominees by Andy Lefkowitz

Nominations for the 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards were revealed on July 16. The list includes a slew of series and stars of interest to Broadway fans, including Tony-winning actor Billy Porter …

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Adrienne Walker Returns to The Lion King as Nala by Andy Lefkowitz

Adrienne Walker, a recent standout of Kiss Me, Kate, returns to Broadway's The Lion King in the role of Nala on July 16. Walker replaces Syndee Winters, who took her final bow in the role on…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Burn This & Other Shows Unaffected by Saturday Blackout See Box Office Boost by

Lights went out across midtown Manhattan this weekend, resulting in the cancellation of most Broadway shows on the night of July 13. The four shows unaffected by the blackout, each playing v…

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Broadway #Blackout. Some Cast Members Take To The Streets by New York Theater

A power outage in midtown shuttered more than two dozen Broadway shows. The casts of some of them took to the streets — See below Hadestown, Hamilton, Come From Away, Waitress… and Carne…

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Several Broadway shows cancelled after power outage by Caitlin Huston

Several Broadway shows were cancelled Saturday night after a power outage hit the west side of Manhattan. Among the confirmed show closures: “Hadestown,” “Ain’t Too Proud,” “Okla…

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Odds & Ends: Jonathan Groff-Led Mindhunter to Kick Off Second Season in August & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Jonathan Groff-Led Mindhunter to Kick Off Second Season in August Mark your calendars, Groffsauce fans. The acclaimed Netflix …

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Five Dance Videos of Oklahoma Showstopper Gabrielle Hamilton

Check out some other performances by Oklahoma! dancer Gabrielle Hamilton.

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Oklahoma! Dancer Gabrielle Hamilton and New York City Ballet’s Tiler Peck Earn 2019 Bessie Award Nominations by Adam Hetrick

The honors recognize creative achievements across the field of dance.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Six producer Andy Barnes: Where is the British Hamilton? Let me tell you… by Andy Barnes

Investors should look to emerging, home-grown talent for the next musical theatre money-spinner. Take a risk, says producer Andy Barnes – the

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

CBS Canceled “Ransom” After Season 3 by Blouin Artinfo

“Ransom,” the suspense drama series airing on CBS in the US, Global in Canada, and TF1 in France has been canceled after three seasons, reports the Deadline.“We’re joyful and lucky t…

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Moulin Rouge! Brings Big Bucks in First Week of Previews by

Summer is officially here and audiences are packing in to Broadway houses to cool off from the heat. Moulin Rouge! had a great first week on Broadway bringing in $1,335,045.50 after only f…

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Tickets on Sale Tomorrow 7/9 for FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, July 9 for FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, the highly-acclaimed improv sensation created by Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Veneziale…

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Judy Turner (x4) by Mo Brady

by Julia Freyer Julia Freyer A Chorus Line is a musical abou…

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Friday, July 5, 2019

Meet the Current Cast Keeping FROZEN Cool In Summer

The cold never bothered Broadway anyway! Frozen is now playing at the historic St. James Theatre, where it opened on Thursday, March 22, 2018 and has been in the top 10 best-selling shows ev…

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Thursday, July 4, 2019


Hamilton Clancy (producer/director/actor/ theatre (producer/director/actor/ theatre maker) has  been  making  theatre  in and  around  Manhattan  for  the  last  25  years  and…

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Ms. Broadway July 2019: Moulin Rouge!'s Karen Olivo by JK

I've had a small crush on Karen Olivo ever since I first saw her off-Broadway almost 15 years ago in Miracle Brothers. She has a strength that pervades any performance she gives, and yet, sh…

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24 Broadway Shows That Showcase American History by Ruthie Fierberg

From the true events of Parade and The Scottsboro Boys to Founding Father accounts like Hamilton, can you name all of these Broadway shows based on true American events and historic figures?

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Tony Winner James Monroe Iglehart Featured In Special Episode Of OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT

In a special episode of OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT titled “Save the Right,” airing this Sunday, July 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME, cartoon Donald Trump and Ben Shapiro lead a movement to est…

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Monday, July 1, 2019

‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’ Launches To Full Houses, Hefty $237 Admission; Broadway Takes $36M For Week 5 by Greg Evans

Two performances in and Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! The Musical is kicking up some significant bucks. With a whopping average ticket price of $237 – second only to the mighty $299 Hamilton …

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Broadway Grosses: Aladdin Has a Shining, Shimmering, Splendid Week at the Box Office by

It's summer, and though Arabian nights are hotter than hot, audiences seem to be keeping cool at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Disney blockbuster Aladdin grabbed one of the top five spots, gro…

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Jean Tafler and John Ahlin Conjure Character Actress Margaret Hamilton in New Play “My Witch” by Kenneth Jones

The famously hawk-nosed actress Margaret Hamilton — best known as The Wicked Witch in the film “The Wizard of Oz,” but employed for decades as a treasured character actress — gets a …

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How Fosse/Verdon Wove Together Famous Showstoppers, Today’s Broadway Voices, and Bold Arrangements for a Fresh New Sound by Ruthie Fierberg

Hamilton’s Alex Lacamoire and La La Land’s Steve Gizicki teamed up to deliver the A-plus music for the FX series.

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Stars of HADESTOWN, BE MORE CHILL, HAMILTON, and More Will Sing 'Seasons Of Love' at The WorldPride Closing Ceremony

NYC Pride, the official host of WorldPride NYC and Stonewall 50, announced further details about the finale for NYC Pride's WorldPride Closing Ceremony in Times Square.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Review: ‘Hamilton’ at Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre by John Harding

The notion that “history has its eyes on you” animates and obsesses the title character in Hamilton. A similar shadow of destiny heralded the Maryland debut of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s uns…

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#TBT: CD Review: OBCR The Full Monty by JK

From the zippy, jazzy and unrelated overture to the catchy "Let It Go" finale, David Yazbek's freshman Broadway score for The Full Monty is fun and funny from start to finish. The show itse…

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Review: Touring company of Hamilton is young, impassioned and wildly-talented by Jayne Blanchard

Third time still charms with Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s game-changing, blood-drumming 2015 musical about Alexander Hamilton, whom he describes in his syncopated, ear-worm lyrics as a …

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'Hamilton: The Exhibition' is a treat for history, theater and museum lovers by Judith Newmark Special To The Post-Dispatch

The mightiest navy on Earth surrounds the island you call home.

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