Monday, April 12, 2021

Jagged Little Pill Tony Nominee Elizabeth Stanley & Charlie Murphy Expecting First Child by Lindsey Sullivan

What a time for Jagged Little Pill leading lady Elizabeth Stanley! In addition to getting engaged last year as well as earning her first Tony nomination for her powerful performance in the A…

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Thursday, March 18, 2021

The Broadway Magazine Rack: Encore Monthly by JK

I'm old enough to remember looking forward to getting theater magazines in the mail. It was always a thrill when my Playbill Magazine and TheaterWeek would show up in the post box. I'd run u…

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Broadway Who's Who: Paul Tazewell by JK

Chances are you've seen his work, even if you don't recognize Paul Tazewell's name. With a Broadway career that began with 1996's Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk and continues through …

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Mister Kelly's is back in the limelight by Kerry Reid

The crown jewel of Chicago nightclubs lives on at the Newberry Library and in an upcoming documentary. Back when nightclubs were smoke-filled rooms, where people…

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Friday, February 26, 2021

VIDEO: Regina King Calls the ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI Characters 'Historical Avengers'

The new film 'One Night In Miami' is about an imagined night out on the town shared by Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown.

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: February 23 - March 2 by JK

 This Week in  Broadway History: February 23 - March 2 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭     February 23: Sunday in the Park with George (2017) & The Pajama Game (2006) February 23, 2006…

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Monday, January 18, 2021

Season 2 Of THE AUDITION HELPER Podcast Launches With ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Star, Lea DeLaria

Lea DeLaria, from Netflix's Orange is the New Black, is the first guest to be interviewed in Season 2 of The Audition Helper podcast. In addition to her television work, Ms. DeLaria was seen…

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Monday, December 28, 2020
Thursday, November 26, 2020

Call Answered: John Yap: Jay Records, Producer, Anyone Can Whistle by Adam Rothenberg

John Yap is the founder of Jay Records. He has dedicated his life to preserving musicals for generations to come. Some of his masterworks include My Fair Lady, West Side Story, The King And …

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Elizabeth Stanley and Celia Rose Gooding Join Latest Episodes of DRAMA. Podcast

2020 Tony Award nominees and Grammy Award nominees Elizabeth Stanley (Jagged Little Pill, On the Town) and Celia Rose Gooding (Jagged Little Pill) are the latest special guests on the theat…

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Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Broadway and West End Alum Carol Arthur Dies at 85 by Dan Meyer

The performer appeared in productions of On The Town, The Music Man, and more.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Carol Arthur, Broadway and West End Vet, and Co-star of Mel Brooks Films, Dies at 85

Arthur originated the role of Hildy in the West End production of On the Town.

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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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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Hot Clip of the Day: Magical Misty Copeland from The Met to Broadway in On the Town

With a grand jeté, an arabesque and a double pirouette we are wishing a marvelous happy birthday to ballet superstar and Broadway's Miss Turnstiles, Misty Copeland.

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Friday, September 4, 2020

Checking In With… Tony Nominee Mary Testa, Star of Oklahoma!, 42nd Street, On the Town, More by Andrew Gans

Testa can be heard on the new album (I Am) Nobody’s Lunch, part of The Michael Friedman Collection from Ghostlight Records.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Joshua Bergasse Talks Choreographing on Stage and Screen Live August 12 by Logan Culwell-Block

The Emmy winner will discuss his work on On the Town, Smash, and more while answering your questions live on The Broadway Q&A from Playbill and The Growing Studio.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Choreographing on Stage and Screen With Joshua Bergasse by Logan Culwell-Block

The Emmy winner will talk On the Town, Smash, and more while answering your questions live on The Broadway Q&A from Playbill and The Growing Studio.

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Monday, August 10, 2020

Wicked and On the Town Alum Brandon Leffler Joins Built for the Stage's Motivation Monday August 10 by Playbill Staff

Most recently part of the My Fair Lady national tour, Leffler is currently fundraising for the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Virtual 5k

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Wicked and On the Town Alum Brandon Leffler Joined Built for the Stage's Motivation Monday August 10 by Playbill Staff

Most recently part of the My Fair Lady national tour, Leffler is currently fundraising for the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Virtual 5k

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Friday, July 10, 2020

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita Welcome Their First Child by Lindsey Sullivan

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita are parents. Beckett Mercer Ferguson-Mikita was born on July 7, according to People. "The new parents are overjoyed and excited for this new journey …

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Free TheaterMania Jigsaw Puzzle: Celebrate July 4th With On the Town

How long will it take you to put this curtain call photo back together?

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Monday, June 15, 2020

You Don't Have to Be Neighbors with Brian Stokes Mitchell to Watch Him Perform This Amazing Medley by Lindsey Sullivan

As Broadway fans know, Brian Stokes Mitchell has lent his voice to bringing positivity during the coronavirus crisis. The Tony winner, who is also chairman of The Actors Fund, treated view…

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Flashback Friday: Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend With On the Town

Watch rehearsal footage from the much-loved 2014 Broadway revival.

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Sunday, May 17, 2020

Get Inspiration for New Activities from This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Broadway might be canceled, 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, Paige …

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

BroadwayHD Announces May Lineup - THE GOES WRONG SHOW, ON THE TOWN, and More!

BroadwayHD has announced its upcoming May lineup, which includes a slate full of adored classics and brand new series debuts.

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Monday, April 27, 2020


Will people--especially people who are older or have pre-existing health issues (and many theatergoers are older and have such heath issues)--be willing to gather in packed theaters or conce…

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

When the lively arts go virtual by Irene Hsiao

Two Reader critics talk about digital dance and theater—and other COVID-19 challenges. On April 8, several organizations came together for a "Chicago Performin…

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Jagged Little Pill and On the Town Star Elizabeth Stanley Shares Stories and Photos From Her Career by Mark Peikert

From Company with Raúl Esparza to a month-long run in Xanadu in Japan with Max von Essen, Stanley talks about the ups and downs of being a professional performer.

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Monday, April 13, 2020

Ali Stroker, Lilli Cooper, Teal Wicks, Ciara Renee, and More Join This Week's Lineup Of CURTAIN UP!, A Show Dedicated To Entertaining Isolated Seniors

Tony Award Winner Ali Stroker (Broadway: Oklahoma; Deaf West's Spring Awakening); Lilli Cooper (Broadway: Tootsie, Tony Nominee; Spongebob Squarepants), Teal Wicks (Broadway: The Cher Show; …

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Monday, April 6, 2020

Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita Will Match BC/EFA Donations During Lips Together, Teeth Apart Livestream by Lindsey Sullivan

Power couple alert! As previously announced, Jesse Tyler Ferguson is set to star in this evening's starry livestream reading of Terrence McNally's 1991 play Lips Together, Teeth Apart toni…

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Stephen Christopher Anthony on How Leading the National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen Is Like a 'Free Fall' by Ryan Gilbert

Originally from Miami, Florida, Stephen Christopher Anthony began his formal training at the New World School of the Art, before pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Performance (Music Theatre) d…

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