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Apr 17, 2021

Scott Rudin Says He Will ‘Step Back' From Broadway After Abuse Allegations
"I am profoundly sorry for the pain my behavior caused to individuals," the producer said in a statement.

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Apr 17, 2021

Sing It Again: A Look Back at Hadestown's Journey to Broadway
Anais Mitchell's Tony Award-winning musical opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre April 17, 2019.

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Apr 17, 2021

Stars in the House Reunites The Producers Stars Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Cady Huffman, More April 17
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Apr 17, 2021

Celebrating the Legacy of Rebecca Luker on the Stage
The late Tony-nominated actor was born April 17, 1961.

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Apr 17, 2021

Hey, Little Songbird, Can You Name the Missing Hadestown Lyrics?
See how well you know Anaïs Mitchell's Tony-winning score with this quiz.

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Apr 17, 2021

Perfect Crime Resumes Performances Off-Broadway April 17
The production is the first in New York City that utilizes live actors to receive reopening approval by Actors' Equity.

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Apr 17, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: April 17
In 2017, the musical Groundhog Day opens on Broadway.

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Apr 16, 2021

The Playbill Weekend Streaming Guide: What to Watch April 16-18
A Phillipa Soo concert, a star-studded York Theatre benefit, a virtual West End tour, and more online offerings this weekend.

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Apr 16, 2021

New York Theatre Workshop Artistic Director James C. Nicola to Step Down in 2022
Nicola's 34-year career with the Off-Broadway company has seen the development of such works as Rent, Once, Hadestown, and Slave Play.

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Apr 16, 2021

A Lincoln Center Theater Celebration! Will Feature Audra McDonald, Patti LuPone, Ruthie Ann Miles, More
Resident Director Lileana Blain-Cruz will offer a sneak peek of LCT's upcoming 2021-2022 season.

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Apr 16, 2021

Stars in the House Celebrates Assassins April 16 With Michael Cerveris, Terrence Mann, Debra Monk, More
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Apr 16, 2021

Simon Russell Beale Will Star in World Premiere of Nina Raine's Bach & Sons at London's Bridge Theatre
The Bridge season will also include Suzan-Lori Parks' White Noise and Philip Pullman's The Book of Dust—La Belle Sauvage.

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Apr 16, 2021

Tina, Slave Play, Pride Plays, More Win Casting Society of America's 2021 Artios Awards
Yvette Nicole Brown hosted the April 15 virtual ceremony.

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Apr 16, 2021

In the Heights Film Premiere to Open 2021 Tribeca Festival, With Screenings Across New York City
Anthony Ramos, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Corey Hawkins, and more star in the film adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda-Quiara Alegría Hudes Best Musical winner.

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Apr 16, 2021

Let Lin-Manuel Miranda Take You on a Tour of the ‘Greatest City in the World'
The Hamilton and In The Heights creator visits a number of historic sites using Google Arts and Culture.

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Apr 16, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: April 16
Happy birthday, Kelli O'Hara!

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Apr 16, 2021

Celebrate Kelli O'Hara on the Broadway Stage
The Tony Award winner celebrates her birthday April 16.

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Apr 15, 2021

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alan Menken, Andrea Martin, Josh Groban, More Set for 2021 Broadway Teachers Workshop
The stars will work with theatre teachers at the online conference focused on preparing for a post-COVID academic year.

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Apr 15, 2021

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alan Menken, Andrea Martin, More Set for 2021 Broadway Teachers Workshop
The stars will work with theatre teachers at the online conference focused on preparing for a post-COVID academic year.

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Apr 15, 2021

Betty Buckley to Offer New Virtual Song/Monologue Master Classes This Spring
The Tony-winning actor is offering another round of classes for both new students and alumni of her previous workshops.

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Apr 15, 2021

In the News: Anika Noni Rose Joins Showtime's Let the Right One In, Carlyle Sets Starry American Songbook Concert, More
Plus: Grace McLean, Heather Christian, Daniel K. Isaac, Mitra Jouhari, and more are among SPACE on Ryder Farm 2021 residents.

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Apr 15, 2021

Kathleen Chalfant Will Star in Live Stream Production of We Have to Hurry
Patricia Vanstone will direct the Dorothy Lyman play.

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Apr 15, 2021

Video Auditions Roundup: BIPOC-Led Sweeney Todd, Mamma Mia!, Atlantic Theater Company, More Seeking Performers
Find your next job with self-tape audition opportunities for shows across the country.

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Apr 15, 2021

WATCH: Bernadette Peters Returns to Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist for a Girls' Night Out
The Broadway legend makes her second appearance on the NBC show April 18; get an exclusive sneak peek here.

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Apr 15, 2021

Michael James Scott, Cody Renard Richard, Arbender Robinson, More Join 2021 Virtual International Thespian Festival Lineup
The online event will feature more than 40 workshops for high school theatre students and educators.

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Apr 15, 2021

Look Back at Next to Normal With Alice Ripley, Aaron Tveit, More
Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical opened at the Booth Theatre April 15, 2009.

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Apr 15, 2021

Check Out These New Re-Imagined Broadway Marquees With The Ensemblist
Photographer Rebecca J. Michelson and graphic designer Tiffany Holt continue their series giving theatre classics a contemporary twist.

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Apr 15, 2021

Drag Superstar Alyssa Edwards Sashays Her Way to the West End With Alyssa, Memoirs of a Queen!
Take a look at the trailer for the drag spectacular—and yes, there are tongue pops.

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Apr 15, 2021

Disney's Frozen Sets New Dates for West End Opening
Check out Samantha Barks, Stephanie McKeon and more in costume.

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Apr 15, 2021

Exclusive: Listen to Frozen's Ciara Renée Sing Michael Mott's 'Lost in Love'
The song will be featured on Mott's new EP The Only One.

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Apr 15, 2021

Meet The Potato: ‘I'm Here to Mash the Competition'
Broadway's Masked Singer reveals another clue package ahead of the April 26 premiere.

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Apr 15, 2021

Jon Tai and Alex Gruhin's Play With Magic Missed Connections Gets a Virtual New York 'Transfer'
After a Chicago run, the interactive, virtual experience is now part of the Plays in Place Series from Off-Broadway's 59e59 Theaters.

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Apr 15, 2021

Rachel Bay Jones Joins Season 2 of Why Women Kill
Will the Tony winner get the chance to sing in the anthology series? Her character suggests so.

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Apr 15, 2021

Ramin Karimloo, Michael K. Lee, Telly Leung, More to Headline Japan Jesus Christ Superstar Concert
The Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical will play Tokyo in July.

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Apr 15, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: April 15
Next to Normal, starring Alice Ripley, opens on Broadway in 2009.

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Apr 15, 2021

Assassins Celebration, Featuring Stephen Sondheim, John Weidman, Hillary Clinton, Alums of the Musical, More, Presented April 15
The free virtual event features cast members of the original Off-Broadway production, the Broadway revival, and John Doyle's upcoming CSC staging.

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Apr 15, 2021

Sutton Foster-Led Younger Begins 7th and Final Season April 15
The series returns on Paramount with Hilary Duff, Nico Tortorella, and Debi Mazar.

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Apr 15, 2021

Candace Bushnell's Solo Show Is There Still Sex in the City? Will Premiere at Bucks County Playhouse
Performances will begin at the Pennsylvania venue in June.

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Apr 14, 2021

Jordan E. Cooper, Donnetta Lavinia Grays, and Sylvia Khoury Win 2021 Whiting Awards
The playwrights scored for their recent work in drama.

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Apr 14, 2021

In the News: Daniel Breaker Joins Girls5eva, Kathleen Chalfant and George Bartenieff Star in Blue Valiant Premiere
Plus: Ann Roth wins Costume Designers Guild Award for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, and new details on the Artios Awards ceremony.

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Apr 14, 2021

Karen Olivo Will Not Return to Moulin Rouge! Musical Upon Broadway Reopening: ‘People Are More Important Than Your Pocketbook'
The Tony winner shared an impassioned video calling for humanity and integrity in the theatre industry, saying, "social justice is actually more important than being a sparkling diamond."

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Apr 14, 2021

Outdoor, In-Person Immersive Theatre Project The Seven Deadly Sins Is Coming to NYC
Bess Wohl, Moisés Kaufman, Ming Peiffer, and more will write new short plays for the production.

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Apr 14, 2021

2021 Lucille Lortel Awards Will Honor Off-Broadway Excellence With Pre-Taped Special
The May 2 evening will benefit The Actors Fund.

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Apr 14, 2021

Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern to Star in Movie Adaptation of Florian Zeller's The Son
Zeller and Christopher Hampton will adapt their successor to The Father, the film adaptation of which is currently Oscar-nominated.

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Apr 14, 2021

Charity Angél Dawson, Carly Hughes, Joey Contreras, More Set for Virtual Broadway's Future Concert
The free evening will spotlight the work of emerging Broadway talent created in response to the pandemic.

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Apr 14, 2021

Checking In With… Come From Away's Josh Breckenridge
The actor will release his debut album of original songs, Monotony, this summer.

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Apr 14, 2021

Come From Away Sets Reopening Date in London's West End
The Olivier-winning musical will return to the Phoenix Theatre.

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Apr 14, 2021

Back on the Road: National Tours Begin to Schedule 2021-2022 Stops Across the Country
After a full year of closures, see which Broadway shows are making their way to your local venues in the upcoming year.

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Apr 14, 2021

Bryant Park Will Present 25 Live Performances This Summer
The socially distanced Picnic Performances series will kick off in June with the New York Philharmonic.

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Apr 14, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: April 14
Bye Bye Birdie, starring Dick Van Dyke and Chita Rivera, opens on Broadway in 1960.

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Apr 14, 2021

Shereen Pimentel, Cheyenne Jackson, Dove Cameron, More Star In 3rd Installment of MasterVoices' Myths and Hymns, Streaming April 14
The project, presenting the Adam Guettel song cycle as a series of short films, also includes a piece helmed by Tony winner Victoria Clark.

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Apr 14, 2021

Stars in the House Reunites Cagney & Lacey's Tyne Daly, Sharon Gless, and Martin Kove April 14
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Apr 14, 2021

Watch Abby Mueller Host a COVID-19 Discussion With Physicians in Centerstage With Healthcare Heroes
The health and wellness series marks a partnership between Playbill and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Apr 14, 2021

Old Vic: In Camera Presents The Lorax Musical April 14
The production returns for a live stream run after playing the venue in 2015 and 2017.

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Apr 14, 2021

Celebrate the 61st Anniversary of Bye Bye Birdie on Broadway
The production, starring Dick Van Dyke and Chita Rivera, opened at the Martin Beck Theatre April 14, 1960.

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Apr 13, 2021

In the News: Abingdon Theatre to Premiere Short Film by Christine Toy Johnson, Resounding Finds Tempest Cast
Plus: NYC piano bar and cabaret venue Don't Tell Mama is slated to resume live performances in May.

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Apr 13, 2021

Theatre Unions Condemn 'Aggressive Harassing Behavior' in Wake of Scott Rudin Allegations
Actors' Equity Association, SAG-AFTRA, and the American Federation of Musicians Local 802 released a joint statement.

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Apr 13, 2021

The Story of How Lin-Manuel Miranda Created 'Breathe' for In The Heights
This week in the life of Seth, Norm Lewis shares a birthday tribute and the cast of The Kids Are All Right reunites.

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Apr 13, 2021

Perfect Crime Will Reopen Off-Broadway
The production is the first in New York City that utilizes live actors to receive reopening approval by Actors' Equity.

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Apr 13, 2021

Eva Noblezada Joins Brandon Wardell in Amblin's Family Comedy Easter Sunday
Jay Chandrasekhar directs the film, based on the life and comedy of Jo Koy.

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Apr 13, 2021

Go Inside Broadway's COVID-19 Vaccination Center, Run By and For Theatre Industry Workers
The site offers hope for a reopening on the horizon—and a job to some out-of-work stage folk.

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Apr 13, 2021

Everybody's Talking About Jamie North American Premiere Joins Shifted Center Theatre Group Line-Up
New season plans for the Los Angeles theatre also include the postponement of the Broadway-bound, Diane Paulus-helmed 1776.

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Apr 13, 2021

Brittany K. Allen Named Winner of 2021 Daryl Roth Creative Spirit Award
Writer and actor Allen will receive a year-long residency at The Lark.

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Apr 13, 2021

Original Dreamgirls Reunite for RWQuarantunes Concert, Raising Over $1.3 Million for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
The virtual event also featured performances by Tony winners Heather Headley, Bernadette Peters, Kristin Chenoweth, and James Monroe Iglehart.

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Apr 13, 2021

Tony Winner Mimi Lien to Redesign Lincoln Center's Josie Robertson Plaza as a Literal Green Space
"The Green" is part of the Restart Stages initiative to kick start the performing arts sector on the cultural campus.

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Apr 13, 2021

West End The Phantom of the Opera to Reduce Orchestra by Half; Broadway Production Commits to Return With Full Pit
The London production of the long-running Andrew Lloyd Webber will use a reduced orchestration upon reopening, currently slated for July.

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Apr 13, 2021

Brenda Braxton Guest Hosts Stars in the House April 13
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Apr 13, 2021

Do You Know In What Shows These 25 Stars Made Their Broadway Debuts?
Test your Broadway knowledge.

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Apr 13, 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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Apr 13, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: April 13
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, starring Audra McDonald, opens on this date in 2014. McDonald subsequently wins her record-breaking sixth Tony Award.

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Apr 13, 2021

Look Back at Toni Collette, Mandy Patinkin, and More in The Wild Party on Broadway
Michael John LaChiusa's Tony-nominated musical opened at the Virginia Theatre April 13, 2000.

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Apr 13, 2021

Shadow/land World Premiere Debuts April 13
The play by Erika Dickerson-Despenza is part of The Public Theater's digital spring season.

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Apr 13, 2021

The Last 5 Years, Starring Nasia Thomas and Nicholas Edwards, Begins Encore Stream April 13
Tony winner Jason Michael Webb directs the Drama League-nominated production of the Jason Robert Brown musical.

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Apr 12, 2021

In the News: Amanda Green Elected First Woman President of Dramatists Guild, Idina Menzel's Back in Her Treehouse
Plus: Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced new programming or April and May.

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Apr 12, 2021

Playbill's Weekly Streaming Guide: What to Watch April 12-16
A Phillipa Soo concert, an interactive murder mystery, an Assassins reunion, and more online offerings this week.

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Apr 12, 2021

Exclusive 1st Listen: Tovah Feldshuh Reads the 'Overture' From New Memoir Lilyville: Mother, Daughter, and Other Roles I've Played
Hear why the Tony nominee's mother skipped seeing The Vagina Monologues and what she thought of Will Swenson's dancing in Hair.

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Apr 12, 2021

Date Set for Stream of Waiting for Godot Starring Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo
Directed by Scott Elliott, the virtual production is the first presented by The New Group Off Stage.

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Apr 12, 2021

The Met Spotlights Fairy Tale Operas in Week of Free Streams
The lineup includes Joyce DiDonato in two different Cinderella operas.

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Apr 12, 2021

Watch Anthony Ramos, Uzo Aduba, John Benjamin Hickey, More in In Treatment Teaser
The HBO show returns with a new cast May 23.

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Apr 12, 2021

Watch Amber Iman's Broadway Pop-Up Concert for Fellow Performers
The Shuffle Along... alum offered a set at the Broadway Theatre April 10.

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Apr 12, 2021

Stars in the House Will Reunite The Producers Stars Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Cady Huffman, More
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Apr 12, 2021

Alexander Boyce and Adam Rubin on Bringing (a Form of) Live Theatre to the Streets of Brooklyn
The multi-sensory Bizarre Brooklyn, an experiment in street theatre, is performed every Saturday.

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Apr 12, 2021

Explore London's West End From Your Home With Neil Maxfield and Playbill Experiences
Learn about centuries of theatrical history in a virtual walking tour April 18.

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Apr 12, 2021

Jenifer Lewis, Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, More Will Be Honored at 35th Annual MAC Awards
The annual celebration, presented by the Manhattan Association of Cabarets, will be held virtually in May.

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Apr 12, 2021

London's The Last 5 Years to Transfer to West End
Molly Lynch and Oli Higginson will reprise their roles in the Jason Robert Brown musical.

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Apr 12, 2021

The Father, Emerald Fennell, More Win BAFTA Awards
Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller shared the award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

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Apr 12, 2021

The T. Fellowship Renamed in Honor of Harold Prince
The program for emerging theatrical producers is managed by Columbia University School of the Arts.

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Apr 12, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: April 12
In 2001, Faith Prince stars in a Broadway revival of Bells Are Ringing.

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Apr 11, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: April 11
In 1991, the original Broadway production of Miss Saigon opens starring Lea Salonga.

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Apr 11, 2021

Go Behind-the-Scenes of Annie With Bill Berloni's Tails From The Stage April 11
The new Playbill Experience features Broadway's original Annie Andrea McArdle—and dogs!

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Apr 11, 2021

A Look Back at Miss Saigon at 30
The musical, featuring a Tony Award-winning performance by Lea Salonga, opened at the Broadway Theatre April 11, 1991.

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Apr 11, 2021

Celia Keenan-Bolger Offers Bonus Minisode of Sunday Pancakes April 11
The Tony winner shares her hopes and anxieties as we exit social isolation.

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Apr 10, 2021

Inside Amber Iman's Return to Broadway With a Live, In-Person Audience
The Shuffle Along star gave a NY PopsUp concert for an audience of Broadway performers at the Broadway Theatre.

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Apr 10, 2021

Nathan Lee Graham and Mary Testa Star as Courtesan and Maid in Play-PerView's Babette In Retreat April 10
The Justin Sayre comedy is the latest from the theatrical streamer, benefiting arts organizations and charities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Apr 10, 2021

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: April 10
In 2011, Aaron Tveit stars on Broadway in Catch Me If You Can.

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Apr 10, 2021

Revisit Catch Me If You Can Starring Aaron Tveit and Norbert Leo Butz
The stage adaptation of the 2002 film opened at the Neil Simon Theatre April 10, 2011.

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Apr 10, 2021

Stars in the House Reunites The Kids Are All Right's Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, More April 10
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Apr 09, 2021

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

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Apr 09, 2021

In the News: Peppermint, Monét X Change, and Manila Luzon Cackle as Witches on Macbeth Podcast
Plus: April 8, 2021, was proclaimed "André De Shields Appreciation Day" by NY State Senator Brad Hoylman. But really, isn't that every day?

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Apr 09, 2021

The Playbill Weekend Streaming Guide: What to Watch April 9-11
A digital Disenchanted!, an Anna Deavere Smith new work excerpt, a Bill Berloni visit, and more online offerings this weekend.

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