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Oct 22, 2018

First Look at Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song on Broadway
Starring Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl, Torch Song opens after a successful run at Off-Broadway's Second Stage.

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Oct 22, 2018

Schedule of Upcoming London Shows
What's announced and what's in previews in the West End.

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Oct 22, 2018

Red Bull Theater, Chicago's Silk Road Rising, and More Named Recipients of 2018 National Theatre Company Grants
The American Theatre Wing names the 10 theatres are the recipients of the $10,000 grants.

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Oct 22, 2018

School Version of Footloose Released for Licensing
Watch the exclusive featurette with Footloose screenwriter and lyricist Dean Pitchford chronicling its journey from screen to stage and beyond.

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Oct 22, 2018

Watch the Trailer for New Terrence McNally Documentary Every Act of Life
Audra McDonald, Angela Lansbury, Nathan Lane, John Kander, and Chita Rivera are featured in the new film about the Tony Award-winning playwright.

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Oct 22, 2018

Isabel Leonard Stars in Marnie at the Metropolitan Opera Directed by Michael Mayer
The new opera by Nico Muhly officially opened October 19.

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Oct 22, 2018

Michael James Leslie Replaces James Monroe Iglehart in Kennedy Center Little Shop of Horrors
Leslie steps into the role of Audrey II for the Washington, D.C. performances.

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Oct 22, 2018

Manhattan School of Music, Keen Theater Company, and Astoria Performing Arts Center Are Hiring
Playbill's Job Listings offer an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry.

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Oct 22, 2018

Read Reviews for Wise Children at London's Old Vic
Angela Carter's novel is adapted for the stage by Emma Rice, marking the first production from her new company.

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Oct 22, 2018

The New York Pops Will Honor Kinky Boots Tony Winner Cyndi Lauper
The celebratory evening will be held April 29, 2019, at Carnegie Hall.

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Oct 22, 2018

The Return of Jocelyn Bioh's School Girls Opens Off-Broadway
MCC Theater celebrates the show's remount at the Lucille Lortel Theatre following an acclaimed 2017 debut.

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Oct 22, 2018

What Did Critics Think of Marnie at the Metropolitan Opera, Directed by Michael Mayer?
Isabel Leonard sings the title role in Nico Muhly and Nicholas Wright's take on the Hitchcockian tale.

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Oct 22, 2018

Off-Broadway Rush and Inexpensive Ticket Policies
To make tickets more affordable, many Off-Broadway shows have implemented rush, lottery, and inexpensive ticket policies.

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Oct 22, 2018

Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway
The Olivier Award-winning play opened on Broadway October 21.

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Oct 22, 2018

From Ballet to Broadway With Robert Fairchild
The former principal dancer at New York City Ballet made his Broadway debut in An American in Paris in 2015.

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Oct 22, 2018

A First Look at Switzerland in the West End
The thriller, which previously played at the Theatre Royal Bath's Ustinov Studio in London, is set to begin performances November 10.

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Oct 22, 2018

Amanda Lawrence, Katherine Kingsley, Wendy Kweh, More to Star in National's Top Girls
Lyndsey Turner will direct Caryl Churchill's play at the London theatre in the spring.

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Oct 22, 2018

Broadway Rush, Lottery, and Standing Room Only Policies
Playbill's complete round-up of the latest Broadway rush, lottery, standing-room-only (SRO), and student ticket policies.

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Oct 22, 2018

Cast Complete for London Revival of Fiddler on the Roof, Starring Judy Kuhn and Andy Nyman
Trevor Nunn will direct the limited engagement at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

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Oct 22, 2018

Jez Butterworth'sThe Ferryman Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway
The Olivier Award-winning play opened on Broadway October 21.

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Oct 22, 2018

Read the Reviews for Dear Evan Hansen National Tour
Ben Levi Ross stars as the title role in the Tony-winning musical's touring production, which makes its Los Angeles debut at the Ahmanson Theatre through November 25.

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Oct 22, 2018

Victoria Clark Directs Rebecca Luker in Jeff Blumenkrantz Musical Scaffolding
The new musical is part of the Inner Voices series of solo works, which begins October 22 at the TBG Mainstage Theatre.

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Oct 22, 2018

Read the Reviews for Dear Evan Hansen National Tour in Los Angeles
Ben Levi Ross stars as the title role in the Tony-winning musical's touring production, which makes its Los Angeles debut at the Ahmanson Theatre through November 25.

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Oct 22, 2018

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: October 22


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Oct 22, 2018

Little Shop of Horror's Original Seymour is Suddenly Mushnik
Lee Wilkof looks back at the 1982 production and the upcoming special revival at Washington, D.C.,'s Kennedy Center.

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Oct 22, 2018

Brenda Braxton, Daniel Jenkins, Tim Jerome Are Part of October 22 Back to Methuselah Reading
David Staller directs the reading for Project Shaw.

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Oct 22, 2018

Andy Mientus, Barrett Wilbert Weed, George Salazar, More Sing Out in Broadway Fights Back With March For Our Lives Benefit
The one-night-only concert event takes place October 22.

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Oct 21, 2018

Weekly Schedule of Current Broadway Shows
Here is a rundown of current Broadway shows and their weekly show times.

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Oct 21, 2018

What Did Broadway Critics Think of Jez Butterworth's London Hit The Ferryman?
The latest play from the celebrated writer of Jerusalem opens on Broadway following a sold-out London run where it won the 2018 Olivier Award for Best New Play.

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Oct 21, 2018

The Untold Story of A Star Is Born
Lorna Luft, entertainer and daughter of Judy Garland, shares intimated details about the making of her parents' version of A Star Is Born, her new book about it, her childhood, and going into the family business.

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Oct 21, 2018

Matthew Broderick Joins Cast of Amazon's Daybreak
The Producers star will also guest on the Roseanne reboot, The Conners.

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Oct 21, 2018

Patricia Ione Lloyd's Eve's Song Begins at The Public October 21
Jo Bonney directs the world premiere Off-Broadway.

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Oct 21, 2018

Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman Opens on Broadway
The play opens October 21 following a record-breaking, acclaimed London debut.

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Oct 21, 2018

9 Other Male Roles Sarah Bernhardt Dared to Bring to the Stage
While Janet McTeer portrays Sarah Bernhardt's tackling of Hamlet, Playbill looks at ten times the incomparable talent played "pants parts."

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Oct 21, 2018

Celebrate Aaron Tveit's Birthday With a Look at His Career
The stage and screen actor celebrates his birthday October 21.

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Oct 21, 2018

Flip Through The Ferryman Opening Night Playbill
The Olivier Award-winning play opens on Broadway October 21.

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Oct 21, 2018

Do You Know the 8 Most-Revived Musicals on Broadway Since 1927?
See which shows have returned time and time again.

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Oct 21, 2018

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: October 21


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Oct 21, 2018

The Heart of Rock & Roll Ends San Diego Run October 21
Matt Doyle stars in the new musical inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News.

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Oct 20, 2018

Broadway's Christmas Week 2018 Performance Schedule Changes
Several shows have canceled and/or added performances during the week.

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Oct 20, 2018

Be More Chill, Headed to Broadway, Also Bound for the Big Screen
A film adaptation of the viral sensation is in the works from Greg Berlanti and Shawn Levy.

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Oct 20, 2018

Go Inside Opening Night of Ordinary Days Off-Broadway
The Keen Company's revival of Adam Gwon's song cycle opened October 17 at Theatre Row.

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Oct 20, 2018

How to Land a Job as a Broadway Musician
Tony winner Ted Sperling and John Miller created NYU Broadway Orchestra to train students in the skills specific to landing a job on Broadway.

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Oct 20, 2018

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: October 20


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Oct 20, 2018

Ann Harada Is the Witch in All-Asian Into the Woods Concert October 20
Raymond J. Lee and Jason Ma are also part of the evening, presented by the National Asian Artists Project and Prospect Theater Company.

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Oct 20, 2018

What Character Was Cut From Broadway's Original Chicago?
This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Chita Rivera reveals the story behind a cut song, Judy Kuhn survives a backstage injury, and Seth announces upcoming guests for his concert series.

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Oct 19, 2018

Barrington's 25th Season Will Include Into the Woods Plus World Premiere of Fall Springs Musical
The upcoming season will also include Mark St. Germain's play Gertrude and Claudius.

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Oct 19, 2018

Charlotte Moore's A Child's Christmas in Wales to Return to Irish Rep
Dylan Thomas' story, adapted and directed by Moore, will play a limited run this holiday season.

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Oct 19, 2018

Gloria: A Life Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
Tony winner Diane Paulus directs Emily Mann's new play, which opened October 18.

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Oct 19, 2018

How Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Red Buckets First Began
As the fall fundraiser kicks off October 19-December 2, Playbill looks back at the popular fundraising effort's start Off-Broadway with Steel Magnolias.

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Oct 19, 2018

Cast Set for National Tour of The King and I
The non-Equity tour plays the Wilson Center in Wilmington, North Carolina, beginning November 9.

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Oct 19, 2018

Billy Porter and Ari Graynor Join Limited Partners Film
The comedy starring Tiffany Haddish and Rose Byrne is due in June 2019.

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Oct 19, 2018

What Did Critics Think of Gloria: A Life Off-Broadway?
The play about the life of Gloria Steinem directed by Diane Paulus opened October 18 at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

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Oct 19, 2018

Watch Trailer for Black Monday, Starring Andrew Rannells, Don Cheadle, and Regina Hall
The Showtime series debuts January 20.

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Oct 19, 2018

Roundabout Underground's Usual Girls Makes Its World Premiere
The production from Ming Peiffer began performances October 11 Off-Broadway.

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Oct 19, 2018

School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play Makes Its Return Off-Broadway
MCC Theater remounts Jocelyn Bioh's acclaimed comedy at the Lucille Lortel.

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Oct 19, 2018

Watch Tony Winner Laura Benanti Chat About Her Return to Broadway on Late Show
The Tony winner steps into the role of Eliza Doolittle in the Lincoln Center Theater production of My Fair Lady starting October 23.

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Oct 19, 2018

Did Jimmy Kimmel Really Take Out an Ad in Mike Birbiglia's Broadway Playbill?
Watch the two chat about Birbiglia's show and more on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

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Oct 19, 2018

Amanda Feldman Named New Managing Director of Page 73
Feldman joins the company having worked at the Lark, PlayCo, The Foundry Theatre, and The Playwrights Realm, among others.

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Oct 19, 2018

Mario Cantone, Judy McLane, and Bobby Conte Thornton Set for Romeo and Bernadette
Three performances of Mark Saltzman's new musical will be presented in November.

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Oct 19, 2018

Watch Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, and Bobby Cannavale Greet Playbill Live on the Broadway Opening Night of The Lifespan of a Fact
The three stars and director Leigh Silverman talk about the new high-octane play based on the story about a writer, an editor, and the fact-checker who challenges them both.

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Oct 19, 2018

Tony Winner Kristin Chenoweth Will Join Tabernacle Choir for Annual Christmas Concerts
The three December performances will be filmed for subsequent TV broadcast in 2019.

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Oct 19, 2018

Upcoming Auditions for Spring Awakening, Once On This Island, Jagged Little Pill, King Lear and More
Find your next job with this selection of upcoming auditions in New York City and around the country.

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Oct 19, 2018

Head Over Heels Cast to Perform Free Concert at W Times Square
Taylor Iman Jones, Alexandra Socha, and Jelani Remy are set to appear at the October 21 concert.

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Oct 19, 2018

43 Photos for 43 Years of A Chorus Line
The production opened October 19, 1975, at the Shubert Theatre.

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Oct 19, 2018

Broadway in Chicago Will Offer Digital Lottery for Chicago Engagement of Hello, Dolly! National Tour
Tony winner Betty Buckley stars as matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi in the tour of the Tony-winning revival.

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Oct 19, 2018

First Look at Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, Ariana Grande, and More in A Very Wicked Halloween
The TV special, celebrating 15 years of the musical phenomenon, will air October 29.

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Oct 19, 2018

WNET Will Launch All Arts, Streaming Platform and Broadcast Channel for Creative Expression
Spotlighting dance, film, music, theatre, and visual art, content will include a mix of new programs and some from WNET's 50-year history.

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Oct 19, 2018

Inside the Opening Night of The Lifespan of a Fact on Broadway
Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, and Bobby Cannavale star in the Leigh Silverman-helmed production at Studio 54.

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Oct 19, 2018

Look Back at John Lithgow's Onstage Career
The two-time Tony winner celebrates his birthday October 19.

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Oct 19, 2018

The Prom to Release Broadway Cast Recording
You can now pre-order the album for the new musical, set to begin previews October 23.

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Oct 19, 2018

Look Back at Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Woman in White on Broadway
Relive the musical adaptation of Wilkie Collins' classic tale before watching the new PBS adaptation, premiering October 21.

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Oct 19, 2018

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: October 19


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Oct 19, 2018

Dear Evan Hansen Star Lisa Brescia's 7 Most Memorable Nights Onstage
Lisa Brescia recalls her Broadway debut as well as performances in Wicked, Mamma Mia!, Ordinary Days, and more.

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Oct 19, 2018

4 Broadway Composers Who Also Wrote Some of Your Favorite Jingles
Did you know that campaigns for Klondike, Bounty, Hertz, and more have featured music with Broadway pedigree?

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Oct 18, 2018

Judi Dench Signs on for Cats Film
It may have taken 40 years, but the Oscar-winning actor will finally take her bow in the new film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-running hit.

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Oct 18, 2018

Read the Reviews for The Lifespan of a Fact on Broadway
The play about the world of fact-checking, starring Bobby Cannavale, Cherry Jones, and Daniel Radcliffe, opened October 18 at Studio 54.

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Oct 18, 2018

Celebrating 50 Years of TDF
As the quiet backbone of the theatre industry, TDF's proactive, specific, and responsive programs have cultivated new audiences and sustained the institution of theatre.

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Oct 18, 2018

Betsy Wolfe and Judy McLane Will Star in Nancy Drew: The Musical Reading
The new musical by Jeremy Desmon and Jeff Thomson will get an invitation-only reading October 22 in New York City.

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Oct 18, 2018

Rebecca Ende Lichtenberg Named New Managing Director of D.C.'s Studio Theatre
Lichtenberg joins the theatre in its 40th season, beginning in December.

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Oct 18, 2018

Broadway League's New Demographics Data Shows Continued Decrease in Average Age of Theatregoers
A record 2.1 million Broadway theatregoers in the 2017-2018 season were under the age of 18.

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Oct 18, 2018

Check Out the A Bronx Tale National Tour
Eleven members of the Broadway company are part of the touring cast of Chazz Palminteri, Alan Menken, and Glenn Slater's musical.

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Oct 18, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Sets All-Female, Latinx Cast for La Ruta, Directed by Sandra Marquez
Isaac Gomez's play will premiere in Chicago on December 13.

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Oct 18, 2018

Watch the Trailer for Nick Payne's New Netflix Series Wanderlust
The new show from the Constellations playwright—starring Toni Collette—will be available to stream October 19.

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Oct 18, 2018

Beth Leavel, Casey Nicholaw, and More on Finding the Heart in the Absurdity of The Prom
The new musical comedy begins performances on Broadway October 23.

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Oct 18, 2018

Mfoniso Udofia to Kick Off Return of Pataphysics Playwriting Workshops at The Flea
Quiara Alegría Hudes and José Rivera will also lead workshops later in the 2018-2019 season.

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Oct 18, 2018

Inside the First Rehearsal for Off-Broadway's Clueless Musical Starring Dove Cameron
The New Group world premiere will begin performances in November.

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Oct 18, 2018

Quincy Tyler Bernstine to Lead Cast of Marys Seacole at Lincoln Center's LCT3
The newest work from Fairview playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury will be directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz this winter.

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Oct 18, 2018

The Virgin's Guide to Rocky Horror Callouts
For newcomers to The Rocky Horror Picture Show, viewing is an interactive experience. Follow this list for some callout pointers before your Halloween-time viewing.

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Oct 18, 2018

Tony Awards Determine Eligibility for First Shows of the 2018-2019 Season
Among the productions discussed were Pretty Woman and The Boys in the Band.

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Oct 18, 2018

The Rocky Horror Show Returns to Bucks County Playhouse
The production makes a limited return to the New Hope, Pennsylvania, venue through October 28.

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Oct 18, 2018

Last Chance: Schedule of Upcoming Broadway and Off-Broadway Show Closings
What shows are about to close in New York City?

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Oct 18, 2018

Glenn Close and Hugh Jackman Will Receive Hollywood Film Awards
La La Land director-writer Damien Chazelle will also be honored with the Hollywood Director Award at the 22nd annual awards ceremony in Beverly Hills.

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Oct 18, 2018

How You Can Appear on Broadway With Bryan Cranston in Network
Submit your video to join the Tony and Emmy winner onstage.

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Oct 18, 2018

Cynthia Erivo and Shoshana Bean Team Up for Night Divine at Apollo Theater
The Color Purple Tony winner and the Wicked star will offer a one-night-only concert of Christmas classics and holiday pop favorites.

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Oct 18, 2018

Danny Burstein, Elizabeth Stanley, Andréa Burns, More Will Resurrect Forgotten 1943 Cole Porter Musical With New Album
P.S. Classics' Something for the Boys will be the first-ever recording of the entire score with its original orchestrations.

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Oct 18, 2018

Christine Lahti Stars as Gloria Steinem in Off-Broadway's Gloria: A Life
Tony winner Diane Paulus directs Emily Mann's new play, which opens October 18.

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Oct 18, 2018

Enter for a Chance to Win Tickets to the Inaugural 24 Hour Musicals on Broadway
Experience four brand-new musicals written and performed in the span of 24 hours.

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Oct 18, 2018

American Idol's Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard Will Play Broadway Holiday Engagement
The three-week limited engagement will play the Imperial Theatre beginning December 7.

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Oct 18, 2018

See Who's Joining Heather Raffo in the New York Premiere of Noura at Playwrights Horizons
Raffo will reprise her performance as the title character in the play about an Iraqi immigrant navigating the confines of her past and present.

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