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Dec 14, 2018

17 Popular Musicals That Have Never Been Revived on Broadway
All of these shows have yet to be revived on the Great White Way.

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Dec 14, 2018

Encores! Songs for a New World Cast Recording Sets January Release
The album from Ghostlight Records, featuring Shoshana Bean, Colin Donnell, Mykal Kilgore, and Solea Pfeiffer, is now available for pre-order.

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Dec 14, 2018

Ronnie Marmo's Lenny Bruce Solo Show Extends Off-Broadway
Joe Mantegna directs I'm Not a Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce at the Cutting Room.

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Dec 14, 2018

Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story Musical Will Debut at Pittsfield's Colonial Theatre
The story of the DJ who coined "rock and roll" is brought to life in a new production from Berkshire Theatre Group.

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Dec 14, 2018

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at 'Too Darn Hot' From Broadway's Kiss Me, Kate
Check out a dance number from the upcoming revival from Roundabout Theatre Company.

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Dec 14, 2018

A Look Back at Lysistrata Jones on Broadway
The musical adaptation of Aristophanes' Lysistrata, starring Frozen's Patti Murin and On Your Feet's Josh Segarra, opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre December 14, 2011.

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Dec 14, 2018

Watch Official Trailer for Downton Abbey Film
The upcoming movie, which is a continuation of the acclaimed TV series, will arrive in cinemas in September 2019.

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Dec 14, 2018

WATCH: A Sneak Peek at All Is Calm, The Christmas Truce of 1914
Listen to a Christmas classic, performed by the cast at the Playbill studio.

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Dec 14, 2018

What Did Critics Think of Sprinsgteen on Broadway on Netflix?
The Bruce Springsteen solo show, which ends its acclaimed run at Broadway's Walter Kerr December 15, will be available to stream on Netflix December 16.

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Dec 14, 2018

See the Cast of Fox's Rent: Live Give a Sneak Peek of the Show
Vanessa Hudgens, Tinashe, Jordan Fisher, and more appear in the iconic Rent costumes to tease "Seasons of Love."

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Dec 14, 2018

Star-Studded Holiday Cabarets Around the Country
From The Skivvies and Ana Gasteyer to Kristin Chenoweth and Norm Lewis, some of your favorite performers want to celebrate the holidays with audiences.

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Dec 14, 2018

Ariana Grande, Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen and Wicked, More Belt Out 'Seasons of Love' for #RentSingAlong
Ahead of the January 27 live Rent broadcast, Fox wants Rentheads to raise their voices for a new music video.

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Dec 14, 2018

Be More Chill Composer Joe Iconis Celebrated at 2018 ASCAP Foundation Honors
Valerie Simpson, Melinda Wagner, and more also received awards at the December 12 event in Manhattan.

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Dec 14, 2018

Hamilton Olivier Winner Giles Terera Joins London's The American Clock
The Great Comet Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin will direct the Old Vic production.

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Dec 14, 2018

Harrison David Rivers Named Winner of the 2018 Relentless Award
The playwright, who will receive the $45,000 cash prize, won for his play the bandaged place.

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Dec 14, 2018

Sax Legend Charles Lloyd Celebrates His 80th Birthday at Jazz at Lincoln Center
The musician and his band are joined by special guests Bill Frisell and Lucinda Williams December 14-15.

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Dec 14, 2018

See Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, and More Celebrate Opening Night of Broadway's To Kill A Mockingbird
The Aaron Sorkin-penned stage adaptation officially opened at the Shubert Theatre December 13.

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Dec 14, 2018

Cast Complete for Tracy Letts' Linda Vista in Los Angeles
Performances will begin in January 2019 at Center Theatre Group's Mark Taper Forum.

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Dec 14, 2018

Bernadette Peters Honored by Mandy Patinkin and More at Top Dog Gala
The Animal Medical Center celebrated three-time Tony recipient Peters at its annual Gala December 11.

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Dec 14, 2018

Bob Mackie, Iconic Designer of The Cher Show, Will Discuss Life in Fashion at 92Y
The nine-time Emmy Award-winning fashion designer, who has dressed Cher, Diana Ross, RuPaul, and Rihanna, will join Fern Mallis January 29.

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Dec 14, 2018

Broadway Stars Share Their Favorite Holiday Recipes—So You Can Make Your Table Look Like Theirs
Actors from Dear Evan Hansen, Once On This Island, and more share the secret family recipes they cook each holiday season.

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Dec 14, 2018

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: December 14


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Dec 14, 2018

Mary Poppins Returns Star Emily Blunt Shares the Secret Behind Making This Movie Musical Work
The actor explains how Marshall cured her fear of not being able to do a musical.

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Dec 14, 2018

Track-by-Track Breakdown: Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin on the Score for Broadway's The Prom
The songwriters for the new musical comedy starring Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas, Caitlin Kinnunen, and more walk readers through the new cast album, now available.

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Dec 13, 2018

Read the Reviews for Broadway's To Kill a Mockingbird
Jeff Daniels stars in Aaron Sorkin's stage adaptation of the Harper Lee classic.

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Dec 13, 2018

Top Theatre Stories: Thursday, December 13, 2018
The latest about To Kill A Mockingbird, Dear Evan Hansen, and Fiddler on the Roof in today's news.

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Dec 13, 2018

Tovah Feldshuh and Ed Asner Will Star in The Soap Myth East Coast Tour
The traveling engagement will commemorate the 2019 International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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Dec 13, 2018

Industry Roundup: Recent Hires at Queens Theatre, Victory Gardens, and More in the Theatre Community
See who has recently joined the team at high-profile artistic institutions in the U.S. and U.K.

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Dec 13, 2018

A Look at The Apple Boys: A Barbershop Quartet Musical Off-Broadway
The world premiere by Jonathan Lyons and Ben Bonnema officially opened at HERE December 9.

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Dec 13, 2018

A First Look at Caroline, or Change in the West End
The production, starring Sharon D. Clarke, is set to open in London December 17.

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Dec 13, 2018

Christine Ebersole and Seth Rudetsky Will Offer Boston Concert With Huntington Theatre Company
The Tony-winning regional theatre continues its "Broadway @ the Huntington" series in January 2019.

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Dec 13, 2018

Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas' Recent Alien Abductions to Play Off-Broadway
PlayCo brings the play to NYC following a hit run at the 2017 Humana Festival.

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Dec 13, 2018

Kelli O'Hara Will Perform Benefit Concert for the New York Pops
The intimate cabaret performance will honor New York Pops Music Director Steven Reineke at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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Dec 13, 2018

A Sneak Peek at the National Tour of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical
The national tour, starring Chris McCarrell in the title role, is set to launch in Chicago in January 2019.

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Dec 13, 2018

Inside Opening Night of Nassim Off-Broadway
The new play by White Rabbit, Red Rabbit playwright Nassim Soleimanpour debuts in the U.S. at New York City Center Stage II.

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Dec 13, 2018

Lynn Nottage's By the Way, Meet Vera Stark Finds Its Cast at NYC's Signature Theatre
Jessica Frances Dukes will star in the title role in the upcoming Off-Broadway revival.

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Dec 13, 2018

How Amahl and the Night Visitors Established 'Television Opera'
Gian Carlo Menotti's beloved 1951 work is considered to be the first opera composed for television.

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Dec 13, 2018

TDF to Honor The Cher Show Designer Bob Mackie at Spring Gala
Ten-time Tony Award nominee Graciela Daniele will receive the TDF Founders Award at the March event at Gotham Hall.

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Dec 13, 2018

Take a Look at Teatro Real's New Turandot, Directed by Robert Wilson
Performances of the Puccini opera continue through December 30.

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Dec 13, 2018

Tovah Feldshuh and Ed Asner Will Star in The Soup Myth East Coast Tour
The traveling engagement will commemorate the 2019 International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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Dec 13, 2018

Do You Know the 9 Most-Revived Broadway Musicals Since 1927?
See which shows have returned time and time again.

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Dec 13, 2018

Schedule of Upcoming Off-Broadway Shows
Due to the expansive nature of Off-Broadway, this list is not comprehensive.

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Dec 13, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda Hits the Streets with Billy Eichner in New Billy on the Street Clip
The Hamilton Tony winner and the new The Lion King star try to make New Yorkers and little happier.

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Dec 13, 2018

A Look at the Opening Night of Noura Off-Broadway
Heather Raffo's new drama, directed by Joanna Settle, opened at Playwrights Horizons December 10.

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Dec 13, 2018

West End Waitress Will Host Cast Album Karaoke Sessions
Katharine McPhee is set to star in the London engagement of the Sara Bareilles musical.

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Dec 13, 2018

Chris Noth, Justice Smith, and Odessa Young to Join Isabelle Huppert in The Mother
The American premiere from The Father playwright Florian Zeller will open at Atlantic Theater Company in March 2019.

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Dec 13, 2018

Toronto's Dear Evan Hansen Finds Its Star in Robert Markus
The first international production of the Tony-winning musical will begin performances in March 2019.

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Dec 13, 2018

To Kill a Mockingbird, Starring Jeff Daniels and Adapted by Aaron Sorkin, Opens on Broadway December 13
Bartlett Sher directs the stage adaptation of Harper Lee's beloved classic novel.

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Dec 13, 2018

Who Was Lin-Manuel Miranda's Biggest Inspiration for His Mary Poppins Returns Character?
In his feature film debut, the Hamilton creator and star talks about focusing on just acting—for once.

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Dec 13, 2018

Behind the Scenes of Broadway's To Kill a Mockingbird With Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels, and More
The cast and playwright talk about putting together the new Broadway play, ahead of its December 13 opening.

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Dec 13, 2018

Pretty Woman: The Musical to Play in Germany
The Broadway musical will play its first international production in September 2019.

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Dec 13, 2018

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: December 13


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Dec 12, 2018

Playwrights Bess Wohl, Anna Ziegler, and More Address Trump in New Plays
A one-night-only event will bring together eight new short plays at Joe's Pub January 14.

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Dec 12, 2018

Go Inside the Opening Night of Clueless Off-Broadway
The New Group celebrates the opening of Amy Heckerling's Clueless, The Musical, based on her 1995 film of the same name.

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Dec 12, 2018

Hansol Jung, Hilary Bettis, Jaclyn Backhaus, and More Are Newest Members of The Kilroys
The new members will continue the fight for gender parity in the American Theatre.

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Dec 12, 2018

Be More Chill's Will Roland and Ana Villafañe Among Clive Barnes Awards Finalists
The annual awards recognize the extraordinary work of young professionals in the fields of acting and dance.

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Dec 12, 2018

Playwrights Patricia Ione Lloyd, Bess Wohl, Anna Ziegler, and More Address Trump in New Plays
A one-night-only event will bring together eight new short plays at Joe's Pub January 14.

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Dec 12, 2018

Musical Based on 1991 Film The Five Heartbeats in Development for Broadway
Robert Townsend and Keenen Ivory Wayans are adapting the film about a musical group during the rise of Motown.

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Dec 12, 2018

Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof Sets Full Cast for Off-Broadway Transfer
The new mounting of the production at Stage 42 will star Steven Skybell, Jackie Hoffman, and Jennifer Babiak.

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Dec 12, 2018

Top Theatre Stories: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
The latest about Network, Once On This Island, and Mary Poppins Returns in today's news.

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Dec 12, 2018

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal, Vanessa Williams, More Commemorate 75 Years of New York City Center
From Encores! to Off-Center to Fall for Dance, the cultural institution has brought performing arts to New Yorkers and visitors for three quarters of a century.

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Dec 12, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir Gets NSYNC for the Holidays
The choir performs "Merry Christmas, Happy Holiday."

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Dec 12, 2018

Lorna Luft Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below With Yuletide Spirit December 12
The famed entertainer returns to New York City with an evening of cherished holiday songs and stories.

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Dec 12, 2018

Submissions Open for Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon's 2019 Theatre Education Award
The Excellence in Theatre Education Award recognizes exemplary arts educators each year at the Tony Awards.

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Dec 12, 2018

Join Craig Lucas, Dael Orlandersmith, and More at the Drama Book Shop December 12
Rajiv Joseph and Halley Feiffer will also be part of the playwrights roundtable and script signing event.

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Dec 12, 2018

See the Cast and Creative Team of Fiasco Theater's Merrily We Roll Along Meet the Press
Roundabout Theatre Company will present the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical in January 2019.

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Dec 12, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda Releases Jefferson's Cut Hamilton Rap Battle
As the Hamilton Tony winner "declutters" before the New Year, listen to him in this discarded demo.

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Dec 12, 2018

Read Reviews for Mary Poppins Returns With Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda
The movie-musical sequel to the 1964 classic is due in theatres December 19.

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Dec 12, 2018

Michelle T. Williams Departs Broadway's Once On This Island; Lea Salonga Will Return
The Tony-winning revival will continue through January 6, 2019, at Circle in the Square Theatre.

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Dec 12, 2018

Watch the Cast of Broadway's Ain't Too Proud Visit the Home of Motown in Detroit
Writer Dominique Morisseau and the cast of Aint Too Proud-The Life and Times of the Temptations explore the Motown roots of their musical story.

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Dec 12, 2018

Mary Poppins Returns' Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda Talk the Magic of Making the Movie Musical
The stars of the film, director Rob Marshall, and executive producer Marc Platt reveal secrets behind their work on the sequel to Mary Poppins.

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Dec 12, 2018

My Fair Lady, On the Town Movies Among 2018 National Film Registry Inductees
The Library of Congress-run program recognizes 25 films annually as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."

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Dec 12, 2018

Nassim Opens Off-Broadway December 12
The new play by the White Rabbit, Red Rabbit playwright debuts in the U.S. at New York City Center Stage II.

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Dec 12, 2018

Read Reviews for the Ruben & Clay's First Annual Christmas Show
See what critics think of the family-friendly variety show, now playing on Broadway.

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Dec 12, 2018

How Lin-Manuel Miranda Greeted Angela Lansbury On the Mary Poppins Returns Set
Lin-Manuel Miranda helps bring happiness back to our lives as Jack the lamplighter in the original movie musical.

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Dec 12, 2018

American Crime Story's Darren Criss, Mary Poppins Returns' Emily Blunt Among 2019 SAG Award Nominees
Also recognized for their recent screen performances were Tony winners Glenn Close and Tony Shalhoub.

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Dec 12, 2018

A Look at Noura at Playwrights Horizons Off-Broadway
Heather Raffo's play, in which she also stars, opened December 10.

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Dec 12, 2018

Schedule of Upcoming Live Theatre Broadcasts in Movie Theatres and on Television


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Dec 12, 2018

Pocket Universe's Juliet Romeo Finds Its Off-Broadway Cast
Shakespeare's classic is set in the imagination of a modern teen as she reads Romeo & Juliet for the first time.

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Dec 12, 2018

World Premiere of Blue Ridge, Starring Marin Ireland, Begins Off-Broadway
The new play by Abby Rosebrock, directed by Taibi Magar, begins performances at Atlantic Theater Company.

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Dec 12, 2018

Read Reviews for Off-Broadway's Clueless Musical, Starring Dove Cameron
The New Group production officially opened December 11.

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Dec 12, 2018

Go Inside the Opening Night of Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken's Broadway Holiday Engagement
The three-week limited engagement by the American Idol alums opened at the Imperial Theatre December 11.

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Dec 12, 2018

Network, Starring Bryan Cranston, Extends Broadway Engagement
The Ivo van Hove-directed play, based on the 1976 film, opened December 6.

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Dec 12, 2018

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: December 12


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Dec 12, 2018

Can You Guess These Musicals From Only Emojis?
Get your texting thumbs ready, because we want to know if you can decipher your favorite musicals based on plot clues in emojis.

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Dec 12, 2018

What's Currently Playing on Broadway
The theatregoers' resource for reviews, discount tickets, and all the need-to-know information about the shows on Broadway right now.

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Dec 12, 2018

Tarell Alvin McCraney's Choir Boy Begins on Broadway December 12
The Oscar-winning Moonlight writer makes his Broadway debut with his acclaimed play.

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Dec 11, 2018

Alvin Epstein, a Frequent Interpreter of Samuel Beckett, Dies at 93
Mr. Epstein appeared in the original Broadway production of Waiting for Godot, as well as numerous productions of Endgame.

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Dec 11, 2018

Playing to the Gods, About Shakespeare Player Sarah Bernhardt, to Get Feature Film Treatment
Grey Gardens director Michael Sucsy will helm the movie adaptation of Peter Rader's book.

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Dec 11, 2018

See Alec Baldwin, Susan Lucci, Rachel Dratch, and More at Celebrity Autobiography
The stars came out to participate in the December 10 performance of the long-running comedy series.

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Dec 11, 2018

See Alex Newell, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and More at the South Pacific 70th Anniversary Celebration
The gala concert, held at New York City's St. Regis December 10, was a benefit for the Broadway Dreams organization.

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Dec 11, 2018

Phantom's Ali Ewoldt to Star in World Premiere of Anne of Green Gables: Part I
Royal Family Productions is behind the world premiere, adapted by Chris Henry with choreography by Lorna Ventura.

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Dec 11, 2018

Watch Scenes From Off-Broadway's Clueless Musical, Starring Dove Cameron
The New Group production officially opens December 11.

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Dec 11, 2018

Top Theatre Stories: Tuesday, December 11, 2018


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Dec 11, 2018

14th Season of Project Shaw Announced
The new season will kick off with Misalliance, featuring Maryann Plunkett, Jay O. Sanders, Jennifer Lim, and David Garrison.

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Dec 11, 2018

Carnegie Hall Presents a Fresh Look at Early Music
By exploring historical instruments and techniques to play them, pioneers of the early music revival have opened up new worlds of sound. A new series of concerts kicks off at Weill Recital Hall on December 12.

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Dec 11, 2018

Chilina Kennedy Will Return to Broadway's Beautiful
The long-running Carole King heads back to the musical as it celebrates five years on Broadway.

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Dec 11, 2018

Inside the Opening Night of Slave Play Off-Broadway
The world-premiere play by Jeremy O. Harris, directed by Robert O'Hara, opened at New York Theatre Workshop December 9.

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Dec 11, 2018

Reimagined Oklahoma! Will Transfer to Broadway
Bard SummerScape's acclaimed production heads to the Circle in the Square Theatre following an acclaimed run at St. Ann's Warehouse.

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Dec 11, 2018

Stage and Screen Star Richard Kline Will Join Waitress National Tour
Recently seen in the new musical The Sting, Kline is best known for his work on Three's Company.

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