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Aug 03, 2021

Abena, Charlie Hudson III, Ade Otukoya, More Will Star in Jocelyn Bioh's Nollywood Dreams Off-Broadway
The drama will launch MCC Theater's new season October 21.

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Aug 03, 2021

Casting Announced for Letters of Suresh Off-Broadway
The Rajiv Joseph play begins September 14 at the Tony Kiser Theater.

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Aug 03, 2021

Charity Angel Dawson, Caitlin Houlahan, Christopher Fitzgerald, Drew Gehling, More Will Join Sara Bareilles in Broadway Return of Waitress
Performances will begin in September at Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

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Aug 03, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccinate Mandate Issued for NYC Performances and Other Indoor Activities
Broadway issued its own vaccine requirement last week.

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Aug 03, 2021

Watch Broadway's Maria-Christina Oliveras in the Return of Elevator Pitch
Oliveras answers as many questions as she can and offers an exclusive performance on the way to the stage at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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Aug 03, 2021

Sara Bareilles Chats Return of Waitress: Broadway 'Is the Heartbeat of New York City'
Performances will begin in September at Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

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Aug 03, 2021

Casting and Design Team Set for Bedlam's Off-Broadway Persuasion
The adaptation of Jane Austen's novel begins September 11.

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Aug 03, 2021

Hadley Fraser, Lily Allen, Julia Chan, and Jake Wood Star in West End Thriller 2:22-A Ghost Story Starting August 3
Matthew Dunster directs Danny Robins' West End playwriting debut.

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Aug 03, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: August 3
The stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge! has its world premiere at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre on this date in 2018.

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Aug 03, 2021

Sunday in the Park With George Original Cast and Creators Virtually Reunite August 3
The event celebrates James Lapine's new book Putting It Together.

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Aug 03, 2021

Talia Suskauer, Allison Bailey, and Cleavant Derricks Star in Return of Wicked Tour
The tour relaunches August 3 in Dallas.

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Aug 03, 2021

The Sound of Music, Starring Kate Rockwell, Michael Hayden, Bryonha Marie Parham, Begins August 3 at The Muny
Performances continue at the St. Louis venue through August 9.

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Aug 02, 2021

Upcoming Cast Recordings
The show tunes you need from the shows you love!

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Aug 02, 2021

See Photos of Adrienne Warren's Carnegie Hall Citywide Performance at Bryant Park
The Tina: The Tina Turner Musical star performed an in-person, outdoor concert July 30 as a part of Carnegie Hall's summer series.

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Aug 02, 2021

In The News: Love in Hate Nation Gets Cast Recording, Nancy Piccione Steps Down From Manhattan Theatre Club
Plus: Susan Stroman is set to host a weekend of events at Guild Hall.

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Aug 02, 2021

Donja R. Love Announces Write It Out! Prize for Playwrights Living With HIV
The award is funded by Tony and Emmy winner Billy Porter and GLAAD.

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Aug 02, 2021

Centaurworld Stars Megan Hilty, Jessie Mueller, and Kimiko Glenn Talk About Shooting Mini Centaurs From Their Hooves
The cast of the new animated musical series from Netflix, along with series creator Megan Nicole Dong, dish on their favorite magic powers from the series and what powers might be useful in the real world.

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Aug 02, 2021

Alvin Y. F. Ing, Star of Pacific Overtures and Its Revival, Dies at 89
Mr. Ing also starred in the Broadway revival of Flower Drum Song, featuring a revised book by David Henry Hwang.

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Aug 02, 2021

Watch Director Sammi Cannold in a Behind-the-Scenes Look From The Show Must Go On
The documentary will premiere on August 9 at Broadway's Majestic Theatre.

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Aug 02, 2021

Adrienne Warren, Jordan Fisher, More Set for Elsie Fest 2021
The musical theatre-inspired festival co-founded by Darren Criss is set for August 29 in NYC.

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Aug 02, 2021

Natalie Mendoza Will Play Satine When Moulin Rouge! Musical Reopens on Broadway
Mendoza, who also appeared in the original Baz Luhrmann film, replaces Tony winner Karen Olivo.

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Aug 02, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: August 2
Burn the Floor and Gilda Radner—Live From New York both open on Broadway.

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Aug 01, 2021

Revisit Adrienne Warren, Taylor Louderman, and More in Bring It On: The Musical
The musical opened on Broadway at the St. James Theatre August 1, 2012.

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Aug 01, 2021

August 2021 Streaming: Center Stage, Annie, Vivo, More
What's coming to Amazon, HBO Max, Hulu, and Netflix this month.

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Aug 01, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: August 1
In 2012, Bring It On: The Musical opens on Broadway.

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Jul 31, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: July 31
In 2003, Avenue Q opens on Broadway.

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Jul 31, 2021

Look Back at Avenue Q on Broadway
The Tony Award-winning show opened on Broadway July 31, 2003, at the Golden Theatre.

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Jul 31, 2021

How Well Do You Know Past Decade of Tony Award Winners for Best Performance in a Musical?
Test your theatre knowledge.

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Jul 31, 2021

Carly Bawden, Declan Bennett, John Pfumojena, More Star in Regent's Park Open Air Carousel
The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic begins performances at the outdoor venue July 31.

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Jul 30, 2021

Educational Theatre Association Awards More Than $40,000 in Scholarships to Theatre Students
The arts education advocacy organization honored students from 11 states with the educational funding.

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Jul 30, 2021

Why Rob McClure is Excited to Return to Mrs. Doubtfire
This week, Seth visits Austin, Texas, and celebrates Musicians Treatment Foundation.

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Jul 30, 2021

Sunday in the Park With George Movie Nearly Hit the Big Screen With Jake Gyllenhaal and Meryl Streep
The musical's book writer and original director James Lapine shared details about the would-be film ahead of the release of his behind-the-scenes tome Putting It Together.

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Jul 30, 2021

Movie Adaptation of The Humans Will Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival
The cast includes Steven Yeun, Beanie Feldstein, and Tony winner Jayne Houdyshell.

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Jul 30, 2021

Los Angeles' Hamilton, Other Pantages Shows, Will Require Vaccines for Audiences
Broadway in Hollywood's policy is currently in effect through October 10.

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Jul 30, 2021

Broadway Will Require COVID Vaccines for Audiences
Theatregoers will need to show proof of vaccination prior to entering all 41 Broadway venues.

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Jul 30, 2021

Bryonha Marie Parham Will Star in A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet
The stage regular will join the musical's co-creators, Alex Wyse and Ben Fankhauser, in the cast.

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Jul 30, 2021

2021 Educational Theatre Association Award Winners Announced
The honors recognize exceptional achievements of arts educators and theatre programs nationwide.

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Jul 30, 2021

Tap Dancing at School, Musical Sex-Ed Class, and Politicians Singing Themselves Out of the Closet: What Happened in the Fourth Episode of Schmigadoon
Two Playbill writers continue the recap of the musical comedy parody series now streaming on Apple TV .

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Jul 30, 2021

Watch Trailer for On Broadway Documentary, Featuring Hugh Jackman, George C. Wolfe, Helen Mirren, More
Oren Jacoby's film will arrive in New York movie theatres August 20.

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Jul 30, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: July 30
In 2018, Marcus Gardley's The House That Will Not Stand opens at New York Theatre Workshop

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Jul 29, 2021

All The World's A Stage: 43 Musicals Theatre Fans Wish They Could Live Inside
From Great Comet to SpongeBob, check out the worlds Playbill readers wish they could inhabit.

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Jul 29, 2021

In The News: Watch Trailer for Lin-Manuel Miranda-Led Vivo, Jesse Cameron Alick Heads to Vineyard, More
Plus: Newsies and A Bronx Tale alum Adam Kaplan will appear on Fox's The Big Leap.

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Jul 29, 2021

Jesse Williams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, More Confirmed to Return to Broadway's Take Me Out
The Broadway revival, on hold due to the pandemic, will now begin previews March 9, 2022.

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Jul 29, 2021

Bruce Musical, About Making of Blockbuster Film Jaws, Will World Premiere at Seattle Rep
Donna Feore will direct and choreograph the new musical from Bandstand creators Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker.

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Jul 29, 2021

Broadway Shows Will Require COVID-19 Vaccines for Employees Under Actors' Equity Agreement
The various safety protocols were released as both new and returning shows enter rehearsals.

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Jul 29, 2021

Full Cast Set for Broadway Return of Hamilton
Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical resumes performances September 14 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre.

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Jul 29, 2021

Watch the Trailer for The Show Must Go On Documentary, Premiering at Broadway's Majestic Theatre
The film from Dori Berinstein and Sammi Cannold chronicles the fight to save live theatre amid a historic shutdown.

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Jul 29, 2021

Get a Sneak Peek of Ariana DeBose in the Schmigadoon Spotlight
The Tony nominee and upcoming West Side Story star leads an ensemble of school children in "You Must Always Try Your Best" in an upcoming episode.

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Jul 29, 2021

André De Shields, Liz Callaway, More Set for Live Stream Concerts at Feinstein's 54/Below
Jagged Little Pill's Antonio Cipriano and musical theatre writer Bree Lowdermilk will also perform.

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Jul 29, 2021

London's The Prince of Egypt Cancels More Performances
The production had initially resumed performances July 1 at the Dominion Theatre.

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Jul 29, 2021

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf Revival Eyes Broadway Bow
Nelle Nugent, Ron Simons and Kenneth Teaton will produce.

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Jul 29, 2021

Mandy Patinkin and Bernadette Peters Join Sunday in the Park With George Digital Panel
The event celebrates James Lapine's new book Putting It Together, out August 3.

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Jul 29, 2021

Mark Rylance Will Reprise Tony- and Olivier-Winning Role in London Revival of Jerusalem in 2022
Mackenzie Crook will also return to the Jez Butterworth play under the direction of Ian Rickson.

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Jul 29, 2021

Meet the Cast of the North American Tour of Hairspray, Launching November 2021
The cast will be lead by Andrew Levitt (aka Nina West) as Edna Turnblad.

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Jul 29, 2021

Graciela Daniele to Receive Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
The Tony Awards, presented by the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, will host a multi-platform celebration September 24.

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Jul 29, 2021

A Midtown Off-Broadway Venue Will Reopen as Theater 555 This Fall
Producer Eric Krebs will operate the 160-seat house.

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Jul 29, 2021

Checking In With… Girl From the North Country Star Caitlin Houlahan
"I am anticipating the butterflies that come with live audiences and the thrill of live reactions!"

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Jul 29, 2021

Cirque du Soleil ‘Twas The Night Before… Heading to New York City and Chicago
The acrobatic theatrical production is part of the company's post-shutdown return.

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Jul 29, 2021

Schedule of Upcoming Live Opera and Ballet Broadcasts
The opera and ballet fans' guide to where they can view live broadcasts.

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Jul 29, 2021

Take a First Look at London's Anything Goes Starring Sutton Foster
The production, directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, is set to officially open at the Barbican Theatre August 4.

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Jul 29, 2021

Disney's The Lion King Returns to the West End July 29
Performances resume at the Lyceum Theatre with 14 new cast members.

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Jul 28, 2021

Anthony Rapp Will Star in Title Role of Andy Warhol in Iran
The staged reading, open to the public, will be presented at Barrington Stage Company in Massachusetts.

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Jul 28, 2021

Jersey Boys Returns to London Stage July 28
Ben Joyce, Adam Bailey, Karl James Wilson, and Benjamin Yates star in the Tony-winning musical.

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Jul 28, 2021

J. Nicole Brooks, Diane Exavier, Franky D. Gonzalez, More Receive Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative Commissions
The Manhattan Theatre Club incubator focuses on playwrights who explore themes of science and technology.

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Jul 28, 2021

Isaac Powell Joins Sex and the City Revival And Just Like That...
The Broadway star will play a student at FIT.

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Jul 28, 2021

Pass Over Will Celebrate 1st Broadway Performance With Post-Show Block Party
The Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu drama begins performances August 4.

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Jul 28, 2021

Original Stars of Broadway's Six Will Return to Court
The musical about Henry VIII's (ex) wives resumes performances September 17.

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Jul 28, 2021

It's a Meta Mystery: Can You Identify the Musical Based on Its Show Within a Show?
Name the Broadway musicals by using only the title of the fictional musicals within them.

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Jul 28, 2021

Director Jamila Wignot Dives Deep Into the Life and Career of Alvin Ailey
The prominent choreographer and founder of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is the subject of the new documentary Ailey.

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Jul 28, 2021

Schedule of Upcoming and Current Free Live Stream Broadcasts
Your guide to where and when to watch captures of live plays and musicals.

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Jul 28, 2021

Theatre for One Returns to In-Person Performances With Plays by Lydia R. Diamond, Regina Taylor, Jaclyn Backhaus, More
The intimate theatrical experience will be presented by Arts Brookfield at Manhattan West.

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Jul 28, 2021

Watch the Vibrant New 'Special Look' at West Side Story Movie
See Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, and more in the sneak peek.

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Jul 28, 2021

Winners Announced for 2021 Write Out Loud Contest
The program, co-founded by Taylor Louderman, celebrates emerging musical theatre writers.

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Jul 28, 2021

Julie Halston to Receive 2020 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award
The stage and screen star is being honored for her advocacy to raise awareness and funds for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

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Jul 28, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: July 28
In 2000, John Ortiz opens in Stephen Adly Guirgis' Jesus Hopped the A Train for the LAByrinth Theater Company.

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Jul 28, 2021

Listen to Excerpt of Falling in Love With Mr. Dellamort Podcast, With James Monroe Iglehart, Courtney Reed, Telly Leung
Jack Feldstein and Paul Doust's new musical also features Lena Hall, Jackie Hoffman, and Gavin Lee.

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Jul 28, 2021

Watch: Highlights From Week 2 of Playbill's 2021 Search for a Star Contest
With just hours left to submit your audition for a chance at a career-making Grand Prize Package, we're spotlighting more of our favorite submissions so far!

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Jul 28, 2021

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical Reopens in the West End July 28
Aisha Jawando and Jammy Kasongo star in the London production of the jukebox biomusical.

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Jul 28, 2021

John & Jen, Starring Lewis Cornay and Rachel Tucker, Begins July 28 in London
The Andrew Lippa-Tom Greenwald musical runs at Southwark Playhouse.

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Jul 27, 2021

Talia Suskauer, Allison Bailey, and Cleavant Derricks Will Star in Return of Wicked Tour
The tour will relaunch in August in Dallas.

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Jul 27, 2021

In the News: Hamilton Costumes Added to Times Square Exhibit, Marin Ireland Will Star in Marie Antoinette Reading, More
Plus: Tony nominees Rory O'Malley and Da'Vine Joy Randolph join new Netflix animated series Chicago Party Aunt.

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Jul 27, 2021

Ali Stroker, Larry Owens, More Among Little Island's ‘NYC Free' Festival Headliners
The four-week showcase will feature over 450 artists across 160 varied performances.

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Jul 27, 2021

Ann Harada, Josh Hamilton, More Cast in Lisa Loeb's Virtual Mini-Musicals Together Apart
The ten musicals, composed by Loeb and her fellow Brown University alums, will stream to benefit The Actors Fund.

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Jul 27, 2021

Talia Saskauer, Allison Bailey, and Cleavant Derricks Will Star in Return of Wicked Tour
The tour will relaunch in August in Dallas.

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Jul 27, 2021

Why Jessica Vosk Temporarily Quit Performing After Her American Idol Audition Experience
This week, Seth meets with Disney on Broadway alums and hosts a Queer as Folk reunion.

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Jul 27, 2021

Watch Jessie Mueller's Rider Sing a Lullaby to Horse in This Clip From Centaurworld
The animated musical series, also starring Kimiko Glenn and Megan Hilty, debuts on Netflix July 30.

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Jul 27, 2021

Adam Pascal...So Far Streaming Concert Will Offer Broadway Retrospective
The Tony nominee will sing tunes from Rent, Aida, Pretty Woman, and more.

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Jul 27, 2021

Award Named in Honor of Rebecca Luker Will Celebrate ALS Heroes
Nominations are now open for the Target ALS Rebecca Luker Courage Award.

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Jul 27, 2021

Can You Guess the Missing Lyrics From Little Shop of Horrors?
In honor of the anniversary of the musical's Off-Broadway debut, test your knowledge of the beloved score.

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Jul 27, 2021

Go Inside Rehearsal for 2:22-A Ghost Story With Lily Allen, Hadley Fraser, Julia Chan, and Jake Wood
The world premiere of Danny Robins' supernatural thriller is set to begin performances in the West End August 3.

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Jul 27, 2021

Ramin Karimloo, Lucy St. Louis, and Bradley Jaden Will Star in London Camelot Concert
The one-night-only event will be held in February at the London Palladium.

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Jul 27, 2021

New Hamlet Musical, With an Eclectic Composer Roster, Concludes Discovering Broadway's Inaugural Development Season
The week-long writer's retreat will culminate in a concert presentation of the work, starring Adam Pascal, Jordan Donica, Samantha Pauly, and Bryonha Marie Parham.

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Jul 27, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: July 27
Little Shop of Horrors opens Off-Broadway at the Orpheum Theatre in 1982.

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Jul 27, 2021

The Phantom of the Opera, Starring Killian Donnelly and Lucy St. Louis, Reopens in London July 27
The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical also features Rhys Whitfield as Raoul.

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Jul 26, 2021

In the News: Ben Platt Boards The Premise Anthology, Remembering Late Jackie Mason on Stage, More
Plus: Norm Lewis, Kelli O'Hara, Adrienne Warren, and Megan Hilty will headline The Best of Broadway concert for San Diego Symphony.

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Jul 26, 2021

Tony Winners Leslie Odom Jr. and Ellen Burstyn Will Lead New Exorcist Trilogy
Burstyn will reprise her performance as Chris MacNeil from the original film.

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Jul 26, 2021

Theatre Leadership Project Announces Company Management Program
The initiative will provide BIPOC company managers and assistants currently working on shows additional training, mentorship, and financial support.

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Jul 26, 2021

Schedule of Upcoming Movie Musical Adaptations


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Jul 26, 2021

Emilio Sosa Named New Chair of American Theatre Wing
The Broadway costume designer succeeds David Henry Hwang and Ted Chapin.

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Jul 26, 2021

Everybody's Talking About Jamie Will Open In-Person Outfest LGBTQIA Festival
An outdoor presentation is set for August 13 in Los Angeles ahead of the movie musical's arrival on Amazon Prime Video.

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