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May 30, 2024

Carrie Hope Fletcher Will Lead U.K. and Ireland Tour of Calamity Jane
Nikolai Foster's touring production is hitting the road again 10 years after it premiered.



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May 30, 2024

Mauricio Martínez, Florencia Cuenca, More Join Jaime Lozano for Unplugged Concert Off-Broadway May 30
The evening at the Lucille Lortel Theatre features acoustic versions of tunes from Lozano's albums.



Playbill News
May 29, 2024

Here She Is, Boys: Audra McDonald Will Reopen Broadway's Majestic in Gypsy
George C. Wolfe is directing the six-time Tony winner as Rose, often considered the King Lear of musical theatre.



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May 29, 2024

Photos: The Public Theater's Mobile Unit Comedy of Errors Is Touring NYC
Get a look at the bilingual musical version of the Shakespeare play offering free performances in all five boroughs.



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May 29, 2024

Muriel's Wedding Musical Sets U.K. Premiere
Simon Phillips will direct with choreography by Andrew Hallsworth.




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May 29, 2024

LaChanze Launches Multimedia Producing Company
The Tony-winning actor and producer will develop original work for contemporary audiences under her new banner LaChanze Productions.



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May 29, 2024

Kate Baldwin Will Lead The Prom at Connecticut's Sharon Playhouse
The company is also staging productions of Rock of Ages, Steel Magnolias, and You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.



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May 29, 2024

Attack on Titan Manga Musical to Play New York City Center
Based on the wildly popular manga by Hajime Isayama and published by Kodansha, the show previously premiered in Japan.



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May 29, 2024

See the First Teaser Trailer for Moana 2
The sequel to the beloved film will feature music by Grammy winners Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear.



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May 29, 2024

The Life and Slimes of Marc Summers To Host '90s Night Featuring Former Teen Stars
Part interactive game show, part memoir, the Off-Broadway show relies heavily on audience participation to bring iconic moments in television history to life.



Playbill News
May 29, 2024

The Outsiders Is Going on the Road in 2025
The musical will launch its North American tour from Tulsa, Oklahoma.



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May 29, 2024

Where Did the 77th Annual Tony Award Nominees Go to College?
Find out which colleges and universities have the most alumni among this year's Tony nominees.



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May 29, 2024

Check Out Photos of West End Return of Heathers the Musical
The musical adaptation of the 1989 cult film favorite features a book, music, and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O'Keefe.



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May 29, 2024

Forbidden Broadway: Merrily We Stole a Song Will Now Play Off-Broadway
Performances of the Gerard Alessandrini revue will begin in August.



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May 29, 2024

Go Behind the Scenes at Broadway's Merrily We Roll Along
Leana Rae Concepcion took fans backstage while taking over Playbill's Instagram.



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May 29, 2024

Hadestown's Zachary James to Offer Crazy Coqs Cabaret
James currently stars as Hades in the musical's West End production.



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May 29, 2024

Lempicka, The Wiz Cast Albums Get Updated Release Dates
June will be an excellent month for Broadway fans when it comes to new cast albums!



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May 29, 2024

Julie Benko and Matt Bogart Star in Theatre Raleigh's Jane Eyre Beginning May 29
Megan McGinnis directs the chamber version of the Paul Gordon-John Caird musical.



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May 29, 2024

Michael Urie to Reprise His Prince Dauntless in Once Upon a Mattress Broadway Revival
Sutton Foster is leading the new revival this summer, a transfer from New York City Center Encores!



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May 29, 2024

Photos: Step Inside Ben Platt's Palace Theatre Concert Residency
For the inaugural performance, Platt was joined by seven-time Grammy winner Kacey Musgraves.



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May 29, 2024

Workshop of Jordan Luke Gage's Redcliffe Musical Begins May 29
London's Other Palace presents the public performances of the new musical.



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May 29, 2024

Watch Amber Riley, Loretta Devine, More in Trailer for World Premiere of Preacher's Wife Musical
Tituss Burgess and Azie Dungey's stage musical version of the 1996 film plays Atlanta's Alliance Theatre.



Playbill News
May 29, 2024

Tony Winner David Cromer to Direct New Musical I'm Almost There at 2024 Edinburgh Fringe
Written and performed by Todd Almond?, the piece is a poignantly modern love story.



Playbill News
May 29, 2024

Charles Busch is Curating a 'Drag Show' Hirschfeld Gallery for Pride Month
The online exhibition celebrates queer-themed and queer-coded performances from Harvey Fierstein, Julie Andrews, BD Wong, and more.



Playbill News
May 28, 2024

From The Great Gatsby to The Wild Party: When Musicals Share the Same Source Material
Did you know there are multiple Phantom of the Opera musicals? It's more common than you think for musicals to share the same subject matter.



Playbill News
May 28, 2024

How PBS Captures Broadway Shows for Great Performances
Executive producer David Horn on what audiences can do to make sure more shows are filmed for broadcast.



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May 28, 2024

American Theatre Wing Relaunches National Theatre Company Grants Program
Five grants of $100,000 each will be awarded annually to regional theatres supporting the work of American playwrights.




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May 28, 2024

Watch Cherry Jones in Trailer for National Theatre's The Grapes of Wrath
Carrie Cracknell directs Frank Galati's adaptation of the John Steinbeck novel.



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May 28, 2024

Video: See The Who's Tommy Bring the Sensation to Good Morning America
The revival rock opera performed a medley on the long running American morning show.



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May 28, 2024

Watch Complete Memorial Day Concert, Starring Cynthia Erivo, BD Wong, Patina Miller, Ruthie Ann Miles
Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise hosted the 35th anniversary broadcast on PBS.



Playbill News
May 28, 2024

Schedule of Upcoming and Announced Broadway Shows
See what's coming soon, what's premiering out of town, and what's in development.



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May 28, 2024

Broadway Real Estate: Current and Future Theatre Bookings
Keep track of the shows booked into each Broadway theatre.



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May 28, 2024

How To Get $30 Tickets to Ben Platt's Broadway Concert Residency
Tony winner Michael Arden directs the concerts, which celebrate Platt's album Honeymind.



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May 28, 2024

Dead Outlaw and Oh, Mary! Among Winners of 13th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards
In addition to the six competitive awards, the upcoming ceremony will honor Marylouise Burke, Len Cariou, Suzan-Lori Parks, and more.



Playbill News
May 28, 2024

Original The Wiz Star Stephanie Mills to Return to Broadway in Hadestown
The Tony-winning musical continues at the Walter Kerr Theatre.



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May 28, 2024

Photos: Get a 1st Look at Edinburgh Fringe Favorite Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder in London's West End
The musical centers on best friends who attempt to solve the murder of their favorite author via their true crime podcast.



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May 28, 2024

Psychological Thriller Job Will Transfer to Broadway
Sydney Lemmon and Peter Friedman will again star in Max Wolf Friedlich's play.



Playbill News
May 28, 2024

Exclusive: Watch Colleen Jennings-Roggensack, Wendall K. Harrington, More Accept Their 2024 Tony Honors
This year's honorees also include Judith O. Rubin, the Dramatists Guild Foundation, and the Samuel J. Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts.



Playbill News
May 28, 2024

It's Pridebill Time! Take a Look at the 2024 Pride-Themed Playbill Covers
These covers will be available in theatres all through June.



Playbill News
May 28, 2024

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



Playbill News
May 28, 2024

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



Playbill News
May 28, 2024

Tatiana Maslany, Tavi Gevinson, More to Lead Pre-Existing Condition Off-Broadway
Jesse Eisenberg and Charlie Kaufman are both on the producing team for the new work from actor-turned-playwright Marin Ireland.



Playbill News
May 28, 2024

Tony Winner Billy Porter to Embark on U.K. Solo Tour
The Black Mona Lisa tour will take audiences through Porter's life story.




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May 28, 2024

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.



Playbill News
May 28, 2024

The Public Theater's Mobile Unit Comedy of Errors Returns Beginning May 28
The bilingual musical version of the Shakespeare play will bring free performances to all five boroughs.



Playbill News
May 28, 2024

Ben Platt's Palace Theatre Concert Residency Begins May 28
Tony winner Michael Arden directs the residency, which celebrates Platt's album Honeymind.



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May 28, 2024

Andrew Barth Feldman and Sarah Hyland Join Cast of Off-Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors May 28
The hit Off-Broadway revival of the Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical continues at the Westside.



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May 28, 2024

Patti Murin, Christopher Ryan Grant, Van Hughes, More Sing The Ballad of Johnny and June Starting May 28
Des McAnuff directs the world premiere of the new musical at the La Jolla Playhouse.



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May 28, 2024

John Slattery and Talia Balsam Star in The Subject Was Roses at Bay Street Theatre Beginning May 28
The married couple is joined by their son, Harry Slattery, in the Pulitzer-winning drama.



Playbill News
May 27, 2024

PLAYBILLDER Spotlight: This High School's Award-Winning Design Team Takes Flight in Catch Me If You Can
At one Missouri drama program, students are encouraged to grow as actors, technicians, and designers.



Playbill News
May 27, 2024

Karen Akers Returns to Birdland Jazz May 27
The Nine and Grand Hotel original cast member is offering an encore performance of her cabaret evening Water Under the Bridge.



Playbill News
May 27, 2024

Lena Hall Plays London's Cadogan Hall May 27
The Tony winner has titled her latest solo show Little Career of Horrors.



Playbill News
May 27, 2024

'You Can Bank on Black Stories': Director Whitney White on the Success of Jaja's African Hair Braiding
White is currently the fifth Black woman to ever be Tony nominated for directing a play.



Playbill News
May 27, 2024

‘Come Now, What Masques, What Dances Shall We Have': What's Happening in Classic Arts This Week
Stay up to date with the best of dance, opera, concert music, and more in NYC.



Playbill News
May 27, 2024

Weekly Schedule of Current Broadway Shows
A rundown of current Broadway shows and their planned show times, as well as cancellations due to COVID.



Playbill News
May 26, 2024

The Keep Going Songs by The Bengsons Completes Off-Broadway Run May 26
Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 presents the new work from the songwriting duo.



Playbill News
May 26, 2024

Richard M. Sherman, Composer of Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Dies at 95
He was part of a songwriting team with his brother Robert B. Sherman.



Playbill News
May 26, 2024

Rob Madge Gives Their Regards to Broadway in London's West End May 26
Madge presents a brand new show about their experience postponing the Broadway run of My Son's A Queer, But What Can You Do?.



Playbill News
May 26, 2024

Jinkx Monsoon and Corbin Bleu End Run in Off-Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors May 26
The revival of the Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical continues at the Westside.



Playbill News
May 26, 2024

Florence Welch Gatsby Musical Begins World Premiere at A.R.T. May 26
Isaac Powell, Charlotte MacInnes, and Ben Levi Ross lead the cast at the Massachusetts company.



Playbill News
May 26, 2024

Cynthia Erivo, BD Wong, Patina Miller, Ruthie Ann Miles Are Part of PBS Memorial Day Concert May 26
Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise host the 35th anniversary broadcast.




Playbill News
May 25, 2024

Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Composer Richard M. Sherman Dies at 95
He was part of a songwriting team with his brother Robert B. Sherman.



Playbill News
May 25, 2024

Step Inside a 2-Show Day at Merrily We Roll Along as Leana Rae Concepcion Takes Over Playbill's Instagram May 25
The hit, Tony-nominated Stephen Sondheim revival continues on Broadway at the Hudson Theatre.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Purlie Victorious, Starring Leslie Odom Jr. and Kara Young, to Broadcast on PBS May 24
The Tony-nominated Broadway revival of Ossie Davis' play is part of Great Performances' "Broadway's Best" lineup.




Playbill News
May 24, 2024

12 Broadway Cameos in CBS's Elsbeth
From Jane Krakowski to André De Shields, check out the surprising Broadway guest stars on the first season of the new murder mystery series.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Alan Trong's Mother Escaped Vietnam by Boat, Now He's Playing a Ship Captain in An Enemy of the People
The up-and-coming actor is also playing a Vietnamese journalist in HBO's The Sympathizer.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Cast Set for Readings of John Leguizamo's Our Hood, An Adaptation of Our Town
Aaron Gonzalez will direct the readings of the new play set in 1990s Queens.




Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Reviews: Did Critics Love the Tom Holland-Led Romeo & Juliet In the West End?
The Jamie Lloyd-directed revival of Shakespeare's play opened May 23.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of World Premiere Stage Adaptation of The Artist?
Drew McOnie is at the helm of the U.K. run, which stars Robbie Fairchild and Briana Craig.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Photos: Get a 1st Look at World Premiere of Tituss Burgess and Azie Dungey's Preacher's Wife Musical
Loretta Devine, Amber Riley, and more star in the stage musical version of the 1996 film.




Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Lighting Designer Isabella Byrd Made Her Broadway Debut This Season, and Now She Has 2 Tony Noms
She oversaw two in-the-round shows: Cabaret and An Enemy of the People.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Let Brian Cox and the Fringe Society Help You Bring a Show to Edinburgh in 2025
The Keep It Fringe fund will offer American artists grants to offset the costs of bringing a show to the Fringe.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Alan Cumming Reveals Who His Character Would Have Been in Schmigadoon! Season 3
Season three would have focused on '80s and '90s mega-musicals.



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May 24, 2024

August Wilson's Two Trains Running and Christina Anderson's The Comedy of Errors Will Tour in Rep for The Acting Company
Anderson's modern verse translation of the Shakespeare comedy will play alongside the classic by one of America's most respected playwrights.



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May 24, 2024

Cast Set for Breaking the Binary Theatre's Free Workshop of SOLDIERGIRLS Musical
Miranda Haymon is set to direct the workshop, which will launch BTB's New Musicals Program.



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May 24, 2024

Beth Leavel to Host 2024 Fire Island Dance Festival
Featured performances have also been revealed for the weekend of dance and celebration, which benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Brooke Shields Named President of Actors' Equity Association
Shields succeeds AEA president of nine years Kate Shindle, who opted out of re-election this year.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Let's Get a Look at You: Check Out Photos of Sarah Brightman and Cast of Australian Sunset Boulevard
Brightman is Norma Desmond opposite Tim Draxl's Joe Gillis in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical based on the classic Billy Wilder film.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Here's How to Get $10 Tickets to Invasive Species Off-Broadway
The production is offering two new affordable ticketing initiatives for the remainder of its engagement.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

London's The Mousetrap Names New Director, New Cast
The world's longest-running play is getting a facelift.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Molly Sweeney at Irish Rep?
The production is the fourth in Irish Rep's Friel Project, presenting Brian Friel's plays set in the fictional Irish town of Ballybeg.



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May 24, 2024

See Who's Starring in West End Production of Frank Wildhorn's Your Lie in April Musical
The stage version of the popular manga series previously played two successful London concerts.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

West End Return of Sister Act, Starring Beverley Knight, Will Release Live Cast Recording
Knight opened the production at London's Dominion and will be succeeded by Alexandra Burke in June.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Video: Watch Kelli Barrett and Jessica Vosk Sing 'Show the World' From Beaches the Musical
Lonny Price?and Matt Cowart co-direct the production for Theatre Calgary.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Photos: Get a 1st Look at Home on Broadway
Kenny Leon directs the Roundabout Theatre Company revival of the play by the late Samm-Art Williams.



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May 24, 2024

Kate Baldwin, Liz Callaway, Daniel Jenkins, More Join An Evening With Maltby & Shire and Friends
The one-night-only event marks the publication of Joshua Rosenblum's new book about composer David Shire and lyricist Richard Maltby, Jr.




Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Exclusive: See Andy Biersack of Black Veil Brides Cover 'My Friends' from Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
The hard rock band is releasing a new EP titled Bleeders, inspired by the Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler classic.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Deliberately Bad Faux Jukebox Musical Fun at the Beach Romp-Bomp-a-Lomp!! Begins London Premiere May 24
The Play That Goes Wrong director Mark Bell is staging the new musical, written by Brandon Lambert and Martin Landry.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Kelli Barrett Is the Wind Beneath Jessica Vosk's Wings in Beaches the Musical, Opening May 24
Lonny Price?and Matt Cowart co-direct the production for Theatre Calgary.




Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Loretta Devine, Amber Riley, More Star in World Premiere of Preacher's Wife Musical, Opening May 24
Tituss Burgess and Azie Dungey's stage musical version of the 1996 film plays Atlanta's Alliance Theatre.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Nathan Lane, Jennifer Hudson, Billy Eichner, More Lead Hollywood Bowl The Lion King Live-to-Film Concerts Beginning May 24
Heather Headley, Lebo M., and more will also be on hand to celebrate the animated film's 30th anniversary and spotlight its long-running stage musical adaptation.



Playbill News
May 24, 2024

Telly Leung and Matt Shingledecker Star in The Wedding Banquet Musical in Taipei Beginning May 24
Gordon Greenberg directs the revised musical version of the Oscar-nominated Ang Lee film.



Playbill News
May 23, 2024

Photos: Inside the Renovated, and 29 Feet Higher, Palace Theatre on Broadway
The historic venue has been closed since 2018, and now it's reopening its doors.



Playbill News
May 23, 2024

Meet The 180 Recipients of the 2024 Keep it Fringe Fund
The program increases accessibility and inclusivity at the festival by giving artists grants to offset the costs of bringing a show to the Fringe.



Playbill News
May 23, 2024

103 Years Later, Celebrate the Anniversary of Iconic Early Broadway Musical Shuffle Along
The groundbreaking musical revue was the first all-Black musical hit on Broadway and helped to usher in the Harlem Renaissance.



Playbill News
May 23, 2024

Vicki Lewis Will Be Maria Callas in Bay Street's Master Class
Lisa Peterson will direct Terrence McNally's Tony-winning play about the famed opera star's Juilliard master classes.



Playbill News
May 23, 2024

See Who's Starring in Reading of Nina Kethevan's Dress of Fire
Knud Adams will direct.



Playbill News
May 23, 2024

Watch Christian Borle, Krysta Rodriguez, Ephraim Sykes Perform Songs from Bye Bye Birdie
The Kennedy Center is mounting a new version directed by Marc Bruni.



Playbill News
May 23, 2024

Watch: Witness Beetlejuice's Triumphant Return In New Trailer for Beetlejuice Beetlejuice
Original visionary Tim Burton and stars Michael Keaton, Winona Ryder, and Catherine O'Hara have reunited for the long-awaited sequel.



Playbill News
May 23, 2024

Watch Patrick Wilson Sing Oklahoma! Classic From Upcoming PBS Special
Rodgers & Hammerstein's 80th Anniversary premieres on PBS later this month.



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