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Dec 06, 2022

Broadway's KPOP Sets Abrupt Closing Date
The musical's final performance will be dedicated to the Asian American and Pacific Islanders community.



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Dec 06, 2022

Go Inside Opening Night of Julia May Jones' Your Own Personal Exegesis
Take a look at the opening night photos and video of the world premiere Off-Broadway.



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Dec 06, 2022

Actor Quentin Oliver Lee Passes Away at 34
Mr. Lee was an accomplished stage performer, appearing most recently on Broadway in the 2021 revival of Caroline, Or Change.



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Dec 06, 2022

Apollo Levine Takes on New Roles in Broadway's MJ the Musical Starting December 6
The Michael Jackson bio-musical continues at the Neil Simon Theatre.



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Dec 06, 2022

Broadway Grosses Analysis: The Music Man Leads the Parade With a $3 Million Week
Receipts fell overall following a Thanksgiving week-high, even as The Phantom of the Opera continues to play to sold-out houses.



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Dec 06, 2022

Michelle Bradley to Replace Latonia Moore in Aida at The Met
Moore has withdrawn from the production due to illness.



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Dec 06, 2022

Parker Posey, Aleyse Shannon, David Cale, More Will Star in The New Group's The Seagull/Woodstock, NY
Scott Elliott will direct the Thomas Bradshaw play, based on the Chekhov classic.



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Dec 06, 2022

Queen Jukebox Musical We Will Rock You Will Return to London's West End in 2023
The show premiered in London in 2002 and has since played Las Vegas, Spain, Canada, Germany, and more.



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Dec 06, 2022

Reviews: What Are Critics Saying About Orlando Starring Emma Corrin in London's West End?
The Neil Bartlett play about the hero-heroine's journey over five centuries opened at the Garrick Theatre December 5.




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Dec 06, 2022

See New Queens of SIX Take 1st Royal Bows
Take a look at photos and video of the show's ascending monarchs in their first performance December 5.



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Dec 06, 2022

Cast Set for Off-Broadway Return of The Appointment Musical, Addressing Abortion Debate
Alice Yorke, Eva Steinmetz, Scott R. Sheppard, and Alex Bechtel's musical will begin performances in January 2023.




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Dec 06, 2022

See Who Came Out to Celebrate West End Opening of Orlando, Starring The Crown's Emma Corrin
Michael Grandage directs Neil Bartlett's play, adapted from the Virginia Woolf novel.



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Dec 06, 2022

The New York Times Responds to KPOP Review Controversy
The statement follows a request from the musical's producers for an apology following what they describe as "casual racism" in Jesse Green's review.



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Dec 06, 2022

This Season, Chris Thile is the Creative Partner of the New York Philharmonic
The Grammy winner is playing a series of concerts this season at the newly renovated David Geffen Hall.



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Dec 06, 2022

Watch: Tiler Peck Breaks Down Her Scene in The Hip Hop Nutcracker
The holiday classic gets a modern twist in the Disney original special.




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Dec 06, 2022

Understudies From & Juliet, SIX, Kimberly Akimbo, More Will Stand in the Spotlight
The At This Performance… concert series will continue at The Green Room 42.



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Dec 06, 2022

STOMP to Close in New York City After 29 Years
The New York theatre staple has played more than 11,000 performances at Off-Broadway's Orpheum Theatre.



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Dec 06, 2022

Check Out Production Photos From New London Musical Mandela
Hamilton's Michael Luwoye stars as the anti-apartheid activist with Danielle Fiamanya as Winnie Mandela.



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Dec 06, 2022

Groundhog Day Returning to London With Andy Karl
Based on the 1993 film, the musical is heading back to The Old Vic, where it made its world premiere in 2016.



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Dec 06, 2022

Black Broadway Men, Inc. Launches 2023 Mentorship, Playwriting Initiatives
The nonprofit organization looks to support and uplift Black men in theatre.



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Dec 06, 2022

2 Effies: Watch Amber Riley and Jennifer Hudson Raise the Roof With 'And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going'
The two Dreamgirls stars belted out the Henry Krieger and Tom Eyen showstopper.



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Dec 06, 2022

Sammi Cannold-Directed Evita Headed for American Repertory Theatre
The production follows a 2019 concert staging helmed by Cannold at New York City Center.



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Dec 06, 2022

Lea Michele Has Heard From Barbra Streisand About Funny Girl
The Glee star stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyers to share what her idol had to say about taking on the role that made Streisand a worldwide star.



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Dec 06, 2022

Jesse Williams on How Broadway's Take Me Out Is a Critique of Toxic Masculinity
The Tony-nominated star steps up to the plate, again, in the encore engagement of Richard Greenberg's play.



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Dec 06, 2022

Broadway's Into the Woods Revival Will Journey Across the U.S. On Tour
Montego Glover, Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, and Gavin Creel are among the cast who will take the show on tour.



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Dec 06, 2022

Hex Musical's Encore Run Opens at London's National December 6
Rosie Graham, Michael Elcock, Lisa Lambe, and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt lead the cast of the mythic retelling of the story of Sleeping Beauty.



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Dec 06, 2022

Josie Rourke-Directed As You Like It Begins Previews December 6 at West End's Soho Place
Leah Harvey, Martha Plimpton, Alfred Enoch, Tom Edden, and more star in the Shakespeare production at the newly built theatre.




Playbill News
Dec 05, 2022

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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Dec 05, 2022

See Neil Diamond Lead the A Beautiful Noise Audience in a 'Sweet Caroline' Singalong on Opening Night
Plus, check out photos from the musical's opening night red carpet, including Audra McDonald, Bernadette Peters, Alan Cumming, and more.



Playbill News
Dec 05, 2022

Jessica Vosk and Ledisi to Showcase Judy Garland and Nina Simone
The two singers will pay tribute to the two true innovators and iconic performers in upcoming Carnegie Hall solo shows.



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Dec 05, 2022

Check Out New Production Photos of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Little Shop of Horrors, Reset in San Fran's Chinatown
Jeffrey Lo directs the Alan Menken-Howard Ashman musical.



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Dec 05, 2022

Anthony Rapp and Ken Ithiphol Step Into the Roles of Dad to Baby Boy
The couple announced the news via Instagram.



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Dec 05, 2022

What Brings Idina Menzel to Tears in New Documentary?
Playbill chats with the Tony winner about exposing her vulnerability in Which Way to the Stage?, premiering on Disney December 9.



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Dec 05, 2022

Where to Listen to Classical Music
From local radio stations to websites, here's your international guide to hear the best orchestras playing the most iconic classical music.

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Dec 05, 2022

Broadway's Audra McDonald-Led Ohio State Murders Will Benefit Black Arts and Culture Orgs in New York
The initiative will support National Black Theatre, The Harlem Arts Alliance, Black Theatre Coalition, and The Classical Theatre of Harlem.



Playbill News
Dec 05, 2022

Joe DiPietro Penning New Jukebox Musical About Life of Diane Warren
Kathleen Marshall will direct Obsessed, The Story of Diane Warren...so far.



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Dec 05, 2022

Photos: Ariana DeBose, Anna Deavere Smith, More Come Out to Celebrate 45th Annual Kennedy Center Honorees
Bono, The Edge, Gladys Knight, and more were honored December 4 in Washington, D.C.




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Dec 05, 2022

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



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Dec 05, 2022

Pulitzer-Winning Fat Ham Sets 2023 Broadway Bow
The Public and National Black Theatre's co-production of the James Ijames play will hit the Main Stem this season with its original cast intact.



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Dec 05, 2022

See Ashley Blanchet, Graham Rowat, Gavin Lee, More in New Production Shots From Paper Mill's The Sound of Music
The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical is running at the Tony-winning New Jersey theatre through January 1, 2023.



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Dec 05, 2022

Six Welcomes New Royals to Broadway December 5
Hailee Kaleem Wright, Leandra Ellis-Gaston, Bella Coppola, Nasia Thomas, Zoe Jensen, and Taylor Iman Jones begin their reigns.




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Dec 05, 2022

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



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Dec 05, 2022

Reviews: Critics Are Weighing In On Sarah Ruhl's Witchy Becky Nurse of Salem
2022 Tony winner Deirdre O'Connell stars as the modern-day descendant of a woman accused of being a with during the 1692 Salem Witch Trials.



Playbill News
Dec 05, 2022

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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Dec 05, 2022

Christin Eve Cato's Sancocho Sets Off-Broadway Run
Rebecca Martinez will direct the limited engagement, opening in March 2023.



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Dec 05, 2022

Lena Waithe Joins Ain't No Mo' Producer Roster
The Emmy-winning Master of None writer and star joins a starry team alongside Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade, and more.




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Dec 05, 2022

Julia May Jonas' Your Own Personal Exegesis Opens Off-Broadway December 5
Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 presents the work, directed by Annie Tippe.



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Dec 05, 2022

West End Run of Orlando, Starring The Crown's Emma Corrin, Opens December 5
Michael Grandage directs Neil Bartlett's play, adapted from the Virginia Woolf novel.



Playbill News
Dec 04, 2022

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of A Beautiful Noise: The Neil Diamond Musical on Broadway?
Tony nominees Will Swenson and Mark Jacoby lead the company as the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, Then and Now.



Playbill News
Dec 04, 2022

Bono, The Edge, Gladys Knight, and More Receive 45th Annual Kennedy Center Honors December 4
Recipients are honored during a star-studded celebration of the arts to be filmed for subsequent TV broadcast.



Playbill News
Dec 04, 2022

2022 Tony Winner Deirdre O'Connell Stars in Sarah Ruhl's Becky Nurse of Salem, Opening Off-Broadway December 4
Rebecca Taichman directs the Lincoln Center Theater production.



Playbill News
Dec 04, 2022

A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical Opens On Broadway December 4
Company member Tatiana Lofton will take you behind the scenes of opening night on Playbill's Instagram.



Playbill News
Dec 04, 2022

SIX's Broadway Queens Abdicate Their Thrones December 4
OGs Brittney Mack, Andrea Macasaet, and Samantha Pauly along with Bre Jackson, Keri René Fuller, and Brennyn Lark are playing their final performances.



Playbill News
Dec 04, 2022

Starring Michael Shannon and Johanna Day, Des Moines Begins Previews December 4
Theatre for a New Audience stages Denis Johnson's final play Off-Broadway at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center.



Playbill News
Dec 03, 2022

KPOP Producers Request Apology From New York Times' Theatre Critic Jesse Green
Leadership behind the new musical describe Green's review as "casual racism" in a letter obtained by Playbill.



Playbill News
Dec 03, 2022

Elton John's Tammy Faye Musical Ends World Premiere London Run December 3
Andrew Rannells, Katie Brayben, and more star at the Almeida Theatre.




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Dec 03, 2022

The Band's Visit Ends Run at London's Donmar Warehouse December 3
Michael Longhurst directed David Yazbek and Itamar Moses' Tony-winning musical.



Playbill News
Dec 02, 2022

KPOP Producers Respond to New York Times Review Requesting Apology From Jesse Green
Leadership behind the new musical describe Green's review as "casual racism" in a letter obtained by Playbill.



Playbill News
Dec 02, 2022

New York Times Theatre Critic Jesse Green Draws Criticism for KPOP Review
Actors from the new Broadway musical are among those speaking out against the negative review.



Playbill News
Dec 02, 2022

A New Legal Battle Over Aaron Sorkin's To Kill a Mockingbird is Underway
Lawyer Kevin Tottis for Dramatic Publishing, which licenses an earlier adaptation of the Harper Lee novel, has released a statement on the newest filing.



Playbill News
Dec 02, 2022

Why Michael Airington Pretended to Be a Born-Again Christian
Plus, what really healed Seth Rudetsky after his hernia operation and where you can see him live this month.



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Dec 02, 2022

Amber Gray Will Make Solo NYC Concert Debut in 2023
The Hadestown Tony nominee will play 54 Below.



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Dec 02, 2022

Check Out New Production Photos of Julia May Jonas' Your Own Personal Exegesis
Annie Tippe directs the world premiere Off-Broadway at Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3.




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Dec 02, 2022

Jennifer Holliday Will Return to 54 Below Next Year
The Dreamgirls Tony winner will offer a winter engagement as part of the New York nightspot's Diamond Series.



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Dec 02, 2022

See Denée Benton's 'On the Steps of the Palace' From Broadway's Into the Woods
The Tony nominee is now playing Cinderella on the Main Stem after originating the role in the Encores production at New York City Center.



Playbill News
Dec 02, 2022

Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union, Gayle King, Matthew Broderick, More Come Out for Opening Night of Broadway's Ain't No Mo'
Check out red carpet photos and a video of last night's curtain call celebrating the opening of Jordan E. Cooper's comedy December 1.



Playbill News
Dec 02, 2022

Will Swenson Has Been Preparing His Whole Life to Play Neil Diamond on Broadway
The actor has been listening to the famed singer since he was 3 years old; now Swenson is playing Diamond in A Beautiful Noise.



Playbill News
Dec 02, 2022

Suzan-Lori Parks' Plays for the Plague Year to Return to Joe's Pub in 2023
The work is the culmination of Parks' project writing a play a day throughout the COVID shutdown.



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Dec 02, 2022

Watch: Toes Are Tappin' in Highlights From Broadway's Some Like It Hot
Christian Borle, J. Harrison Ghee, Adrianna Hicks, and more star in the new musical based on the 1959 film.



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Dec 02, 2022

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



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Dec 02, 2022

Cast Complete for Donmar Warehouse World Premiere of Trouble in Butetown
Tinuke Craig will direct Diana Nneka Atuona's play at the London venue.



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Dec 02, 2022

Grace Mouat, Haydn Gwynne, Zoe Birkett, More Complete Cast of West End Transfer of The Great British Bake Off Musical
The new musical features a score by Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary.



Playbill News
Dec 02, 2022

Four Plays to Make World Premieres at The Tank in 2023
The Core Production series supporting new works by emerging artists will launch in January.



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Dec 02, 2022

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



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Dec 02, 2022

Reviews: Here's What Critics Think of Jordan E. Cooper's Ain't No Mo'
The gates opened for Flight 1619 on Broadway December 1.



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Dec 02, 2022

Britney Spears Jukebox Musical Will Open On Broadway in 2023
Following a 2021 premiere at D.C.'s Shakespeare Theatre Company, Once Upon a One More Time will hit the Main Stem this spring.



Playbill News
Dec 02, 2022

Ashley Blanchet, Graham Rowat, and Gavin Lee Star in Paper Mill's The Sound of Music, Beginning December 2
Get an exclusive sneak peek of Blanchet's take on the classic title song.




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Dec 02, 2022

Jaime Lozano's Desaparecidas Begins Limited Engagement at Brooklyn's Jack December 2
The musical, exploring the diverse stories of Mexican women from the borderlands, previously played a sold-out concert performance at Joe's Pub.



Playbill News
Dec 01, 2022

Photos: Go Inside 18th Annual Fred Ebb Awards Honoring Julia Riew
Tony winner Beth Leavel presented the award at a ceremony at the American Airlines Theatre.



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Dec 01, 2022

Photos: Ann Harada, Christine Dwyer, Shuler Hensley, More Celebrate Opening Night at A Sherlock Carol
The holiday mystery from playwright Mark Shanahan again plays a limited engagement at New World Stages.



Playbill News
Dec 01, 2022

In His New Show, Telly Leung Is Simply Himself
The Broadway veteran is next in the lineup for Bloomingdale's holiday cabaret series at the store's Studio 59.



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Dec 01, 2022

Charlie Stemp Will Star in West End Revival of Crazy for You
Tony winner Susan Stroman directs the revised production of the Tony-winning musical following its Chichester engagement.



Playbill News
Dec 01, 2022

After Nearly Half a Century, Executive Director Lawrence Zucker Will Depart The Town Hall
Zucker and Marvin Leffler helped renovate and revitalize the 1,500-seat Manhattan venue.




Playbill News
Dec 01, 2022

Tony Winner Bill Irwin and John Douglas Thompson to Star in Samuel Beckett's Endgame at Irish Rep
The Off-Broadway theatre has also announced Ronán Noone's The Smuggler for 2023.



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Dec 01, 2022

The David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center Has Finally Finished Its $550 Million Renovations
And the players of the New York Philharmonic says its a big improvement over the old space.



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Dec 01, 2022

The Wiz Will Ease on Back to Broadway in 2024
Schele Williams will direct an all-new revival to play a national tour ahead of a limited engagement on the Main Stem in spring 2024.



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Dec 01, 2022

Aaron Tveit to Return to Broadway's Moulin Rouge! The Musical
David Harris and André Ward, cast members of the musical's national tour, will also join the New York production.



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Dec 01, 2022

Life of Pi to Begin First U.K. and Ireland Tour in 2023
The Olivier-winning adaptation currently plays the West End and will make a Broadway bow next spring.



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Dec 01, 2022

Nathan Tysen, Jason Howland, and Kait Kerrigan Penning Musical Stage Adaptation of The Great Gatsby
Marc Bruni will direct an industry presentation of the Broadway-aimed musical, which is one of many Gatsby adaptations in the works.




Playbill News
Dec 01, 2022

Obie Winner Darius de Haas Will Celebrate the Holidays at 54 Below
The star of Rent, Carousel, Running Man, As You Like It, and more will be joined by a trio led by Tedd Firth.



Playbill News
Dec 01, 2022

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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Dec 01, 2022

Krystina Alabado, Katy Geraghty, Taylor Iman Jones, More Join Roster of Stars Appearing at 2023 Junior Theater Festival
iTheatrics' annual event brings youth groups from around the world together in Atlanta for a weekend celebration of theatre.



Playbill News
Dec 01, 2022

See The Daily Show's Trevor Noah Host a Special Performance of Broadway's A Strange Loop
Noah was joined by the cast and creators of the Pulitzer- and Tony-winning musical for a post-show talkback.



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Dec 01, 2022

The Wizard of Oz, With Additional Songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, to Play London Palladium
Nikolai Foster will direct the summer 2023 engagement.



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Dec 01, 2022

Watch Sierra Boggess and Warren Carlyle Share What to Expect From The Secret Garden at the Ahmanson
The musical, reimagined by its creators, Marsha Norman and the late Lucy Simon, begins performances in Los Angeles in February 2023.




Playbill News
Dec 01, 2022

Stream Playbill's Remember the Ribbon Concert, With Carolee Carmello, Darius Anthony Harper, Anthony Wayne, More
The November NYC concert was filmed live at Sony Hall in commemoration of World AIDS Day.



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Dec 01, 2022

Grammy Nominated Record Producer Harvey Mason Jr. Producing KPOP Original Broadway Cast Album
K-Pop sensation Luna stars in the musical, which opened November 27 at Circle in the Square Theatre.



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Dec 01, 2022

Exclusive: Watch David Merino Sing 'Giants in the Sky' From Signature's Victorian Nursery-Set Into the Woods
The D.C.-area production of the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical is directed by Matthew Gardiner.



Playbill News
Dec 01, 2022

Playbill's Broadway Horoscope Readings: December 2022
Welcome to Sagittarius season! What does December have in store for you?



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Dec 01, 2022

New Off-Broadway Musical An Axemas Story Begins December 1
The dark musical comedy is playing a holiday engagement at The Players Theatre.



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