Thursday, July 9, 2020

My Best Friend's Wedding Musical Postpones Premiere to Fall 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

My Best Friend's Wedding The Musical, a new tuner based on the Golden Globe-nominated motion picture, will arrive in the U.K. a little later than expected. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the …

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

Let Them Raise You Up! International Kinky Boots Family Reunites for Joyful Pride Music Video by

Kinky Boots: Raising you up since 2013! In honor of New York City Pride Day, stars of seven international productions of the Broadway musical sensation have come together for a new music v…

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Tune In Tonight to the Playbill Pride Spectacular by Ruthie Fierberg

The June 28 concert celebrates Pride with a cast packed with Broadway stars like Harvey Fierstein, Michael R. Jackson, Diana Oh, Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews, Alexandra Billings, and more.

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

Natalie Toro, Kennedy Kanagawa, Cheech Manohar, More Read Jonathan Harvey's Beautiful Thing on Stars in the House by Andrew Gans

The live stream, hosted by Tony winner BD Wong, benefits the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

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Stars in the House continues today (2pm) for Plays In The House: BEAUTIFUL THING: By Jonathan Harvey.  Starring Natalie Toro, Kennedy Kanagawa, Cheech Manohar, Kuhoo Verma and Jason Vease…

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Darren Criss, Patti LuPone & More Join MusiCares Benefit Event, 'Soundtrack of Our Lives' by Lindsey Sullivan

This roster is jam-packed with talented artists! “Soundtrack of Our Lives: A Celebration for the Film and TV Music Community” will take place on June 25 at 3PM ET to raise funds for Musi…

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“Mae West: Dirty Blonde” Premieres on American Masters Tonight by Trav S.D.

Tonight on PBS: American Masters premiers Mae West: Dirty Blonde, executive produced by our glorious supporter Bette Midler. Bette was to play Mae in a bio-pic penned by Harvey Fierstein at …

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Leah Harvey on Small Island: 'We are sharing the story of why our country is the way it is' by Interview By Arifa Akbar

As it’s streamed by the National Theatre, the star who plays Hortense in the acclaimed adaptation of Andrea Levy’s novel talks about Britain, Windrush and Black Lives Matter Did you read…

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Sunday, June 14, 2020

Harvey Fierstein, Brandon Victor Dixon, Celia Rose Gooding, More Join Playbill’s Pride Spectacular by Ruthie Fierberg

Announcing additional talent for Playbill’s Pride Spectacular Concert June 28, 8PM ET!

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Friday, June 12, 2020

Call Answered: Sugar Jones: "No Patience" singer/songwriter by Adam Rothenberg

Sugar Jones is a singer/songwriter whose love for music flows through her bloodline. Sugar has already worked in the studio with Pharrell Williams, Harvey Mason Jr., Ludwig Göransson, and S…

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 15 Favorite New Musicals Based on Films by JK

Love 'em or hate 'em, musicals based on films have been on Broadway for decades. There have been some great ones (Grand Hotel, Sunset Boulevard), and some not so great ones (you know what we…

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Harvey Fierstein-Led Hairspray Live! Will Stream for Free This Weekend; Watch Here

The musical is the latest telecast on the Shows Must Go On YouTube channel.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Hairspray Live!, Starring Harvey Fierstein, Kristen Chenoweth, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, More, to Stream May 29 by Andrew Gans

The Shows Must Go On! continues with the 2016 NBC presentation of the Tony-winning musical.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Saturday, May 23, 2020
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

7 Behind-the-Scenes Stories From Broadway’s Original West Side Story by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Chita Rivera, Tony Mordente, and Harvey Evans share memories about breaking onstage, Jerome Robbins, prepping for the London production, why “Cool…

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Monday, May 18, 2020

Ethan Slater on the Lessons of SpongeBob SquarePants & His Killer Assassins Research by Caitlin Moynihan

Before the COVID-19 pandemic closed theater doors, Ethan Slater was set to appear in Classic Stage Company's revival of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's 1990 musical Assassins in the dua…

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These Hairspray Fam Favorites Performing 'You Can't Stop the Beat' Will Make Your Day by Lindsey Sullivan

These days call for things that lift us up, and Broadway lovers know that theatergoers would be hard-pressed to find a better spirit-raiser than Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman's "You Can't S…

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Broadway Catch Up: May 11 - Lesli Margherita, Harvey Fierstein, Patrick Page, Jake Gyllenhaal, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and More!

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out this weekend's highlights from some of yo…

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Sunday, May 10, 2020

VIDEO: Harvey Fierstein 'Auditions' For Mama Rose For BC/EFA's BROADWAY DOES MOTHER'S DAY

BC/EFA hosted Broadway Does Mother's Day today! As part of the event, Harvey Fierstein created an 'audition tape' for the role of Mama Rose.

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Watch the All-Star Variety Show Broadway Does Mother's Day by

The previously announced digital variety show Broadway Does Mother’s Day just got bigger! Featuring sketches, performances and appearances from stage stars, the virtual event will take…

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Celebrate Mother's Day With Free Live-Streamed Concert Featuring Rita Harvey and Neil Berg

Composer/Producer Neil Berg and Broadway performer Rita Harvey who've spent a lifetime not just performing and collaborating, but building a family, join together from their living room this…

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Laura Benanti & More Set for Broadway Does Mother's Day Variety Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway fans just got great Mother's Day plans! Broadway Does Mother’s Day, a digital variety show featuring sketches, performances and appearances from Great White Way stars, will take p…

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Harvey Fierstein, Laura Benanti, Lesli Margherita, and Many More Set For BROADWAY DOES MOTHER'S DAY

Broadway Does Mother's Day, a digital variety show, will feature sketches, performances and more from your favorite Broadway stars, plus more than 10 Broadway shows including Moulin Rouge! T…

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

Watch Chita Rivera, Kate Baldwin, Harvey Fierstein, and More Wish Sheldon Harnick Happy Birthday by Dan Meyer

The Tony-winning lyricist, composer, and book writer celebrates his birthday April 30.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

The Assistant — a coldly furious indictment of a film mogul monster

Kitty Green’s response to the Harvey Weinstein case unfolds with muted rage

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Alan Cumming: ‘I never thought about my foreskin until I came to America’ by Chris Godfrey

The Hollywood star and bestselling author is becoming a podcaster. He discusses his fight against circumcision, his fear of Harvey Weinstein – and why he is an optimist to the core ‘I’…

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Friday, April 10, 2020

You Say You Want a Tiger King Musical? Kristin Chenoweth and Andrew Lippa Release Carole Baskin Anthem by Caitlin Moynihan

It's next to impossible to go a day without seeing a new meme or article about everyone's Netflix obsession, Tiger King. The true crime documentary follows the life of Joe Exotic, a zookeep…

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Bette Midler & Sarah Silverman Join Star-Studded Passover Benefit Event by Lindsey Sullivan

The previously announced Saturday Night Seder just got even starrier. Tony winner Bette Midler and Emmy-winning comedian Sarah Silverman have been added to the virtual Passover event, which…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tony Winners Ben Platt, Idina Menzel and More to Celebrate Passover in Benefit Event by Caitlin Moynihan

This year you can celebrate the fourth night of Passover with some of the biggest stars of the stage and screen! Performers, musicians, and religious scholars will come together virtually to…

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Sunday, April 5, 2020

La MaMa Shares Photos of Famous Alums From Bette Midler to Harvey Fierstein and More by Olivia Clement

A look back at some of the now-famous faces who have graced the downtown institution's stages.

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