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Jun 26, 2019

Michael R. Jackson's Musical Adaptation of Horror Film Teeth Among National Alliance for Musical Theatre Festival Lineup
See the lineup of titles slated to take the stage in the 31st annual festival this October.

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Jun 26, 2019

Michael R. Jackson's Musical Adaptation of Horror Film Teeth Among National Alliance Musical Theatre Festival Lineup
See the lineup of titles slated to take the stage in the 31st annual festival this October.

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Jun 26, 2019

2019 Ice Factory Festival Kicks Off With Outside of Eden June 26
The Obie-winning summer festival returns to the New Ohio Theatre, with a slate of shows directed entirely by women.

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Jun 26, 2019

Check Out Europe at London's Donmar Warehouse
The David Greig play marks the inaugural production by Donmar's new artistic director, Michael Longhurst.

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Jun 26, 2019

See The Ensemblist's Tribute to the Female Ensemble of Pretty Woman
The popular platform celebrated the women of the Broadway musical with a glam photoshoot with photographer Kai Ravelson.

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Jun 26, 2019

Watch Ian McKellen Play Mind Games With Helen Mirren and Russell Tovey in The Good Liar
The film's trailer was released ahead of its November 15 release.

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Jun 26, 2019

Zachary Sayle, Jessica Vosk, More to Star in World Premiere of Becoming Nancy Musical
Jerry Mitchell will direct and choreograph the production at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre.

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Jun 26, 2019

Shoshana Bean, George Salazar, and More to Perform 'Seasons of Love' on ABC's Pride Special
The one-hour special will feature a live performance from Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre.

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Jun 26, 2019

Frozen Star Caissie Levy Will Play Summer Concert Dates in Indiana
Known for her roles in Wicked and Hair, Levy also originated the role of Elsa in Disney's stage adaptation of the 2013 blockbuster movie.

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Jun 26, 2019

Shoshana Bean and Todrick Hall to Host Pride Edition of Waitress Cast Album Karaoke
The post-show series offers fans the chance to sing songs from Sara Bareilles' Tony-nominated score on a Broadway stage.

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Jun 26, 2019

Who Do Tony Award-Winning Directors Like Rachel Chavkin, Casey Nicholaw, and More Depend Upon Most?
Seven people at he helm of current Broadway shows share why their associate directors are indispensable.

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Jun 26, 2019

Look Inside the 2019 New York Musical Festival's Preview
The annual showcase of new works from around the globe will kick off July 8, with performances in various locations around New York City.

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Jun 26, 2019

Cast Set for Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Production of Grand Hotel
Performances begin July 10 under the direction of Brett Smock.

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Jun 26, 2019

Hear New Version of 'Back in Time' From the Upcoming Back to the Future Musical
The stage adaptation of the '80s comedy will play the U.K. in 2020.

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Jun 26, 2019

Mean Girls' Krystina Alabado and More to Sing Avril Lavigne at Feinstein's/54 Below
A host of stage alums will celebrate the punk-pop star in July.

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Jun 26, 2019

Win Tickets to See Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon in Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune
Here's how to win a pair of tickets to see these acting powerhouses on stage in New York City—plus a free steakhouse dinner.

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Jun 26, 2019

Watch The Cher Show Celebrate Pride at Playbill's Sing for Hope Piano
Cast members from the show sang "All I Ever Need Is You" and "The Way of Love."

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Jun 26, 2019

Making Theatre in D.C. in the Age of Trump
A conversation with Maria Manuela Goyanes of Woolly Mammoth and Studio Theatre's David Muse about what makes theatre political.

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Jun 26, 2019

Dave Malloy's Ghost Quartet Will Play Australia
The acclaimed chamber musical will debut in Melbourne in a production from Antipodes Theatre Company.

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Jun 26, 2019

Encores! Off-Center Season Starts With Working June 26
Helen Hunt, Christopher Jackson, and Javier Muñoz star in the 1978 musical based on Studs Terkel's book of interviews with American workers.

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Jun 26, 2019

Cast Set for Mamma Mia! The Party at London's O2
The immersive production will begin in August.

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Jun 26, 2019

A Look Inside The Investigation With Annette Bening, Kevin Kline, and More
Robert Schenkkan's dramatic interpretation of the Mueller report was presented by Law Works June 24.

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Jun 26, 2019

Ain't Too Proud Star Derrick Baskin's 10 Favorite Theatregoing Experiences
The 2019 Tony nominee recalls performances by Norm Lewis, Chuck Cooper, Victoria Clark, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and more.

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Jun 26, 2019

Bette Midler Will Perform at New York Pride Event at the Javits Center
The Tony winner will be accompanied by Tony-winning composer-lyricist Marc Shaiman.

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Jun 26, 2019

New Tom Stoppard Play Leopoldstadt Will Make World Premiere in 2020
The production will begin performances at London's Wyndham's Theatre in January 2020.

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Jun 26, 2019

Read Reviews of Old Vic's Present Laughter, Starring Fleabag's Andrew Scott
The revival of Noël Coward's comedy also stars Game of Thrones' Indira Varma.

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Jun 26, 2019

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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Jun 26, 2019

Inside the 10th Anniversary Celebration of Rock of Ages
The musical, now beginning its return engagement Off-Broadway at New World Stages, welcomed celebrities, friends, and cast members old and new to celebrate the show's 10th anniversary.

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Jun 26, 2019

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: June 26


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Jun 26, 2019

Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Begins Off-Broadway
Halley Feiffer's re-imagining of Chekhov's Three Sisters debuts in New York in a production from MCC and Williamstown Theater Festival.

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Jun 25, 2019

King Kong Musical Sets Closing Date on Broadway
The musical, featuring a 20-foot-high, 2,000-pound, puppeteer-operated gorilla as its star, opened at the Broadway Theatre in November last year.

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Jun 25, 2019

The Cher Show Sets Broadway Closing Date
The musical about the pop icon opened December 3, 2018, at the Neil Simon Theatre.

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Jun 25, 2019

Alfie Fuller, Stephen Bogardus, Margo Seibert, More Join 2019 Powerhouse Season
Vassar & New York Stage and Film announces another wave of casting for the 35th season.

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Jun 25, 2019

A Look at Jason Robert Brown's 50th Subculture Residency Concert With Stephen Sondheim
The Tony winners played side-by-side at Town Hall June 24, with special guests Katrina Lenk, Joshua Henry, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and more.

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Jun 25, 2019

Alice Ripley to Perform Ripley Prescription at The Green Room 42
The Tony Award-winning Next to Normal star will return to the midtown venue July 20.

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Jun 25, 2019

Inside the Kinky Boots Musical Film Premiere With Jerry Mitchell
The filmed West End production of the hit musical, captured at London's Adelphi Theatre, is set to screen across the U.S. June 25 and June 29.

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Jun 25, 2019

Watch Broadway Stars Join Sing for Hope at the Playbill Pride Piano for a Medley of Disney Classics
Stars from The Lion King, Aladdin, and Frozen all joined in the fun at Christopher Square.

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Jun 25, 2019

The Flea Taps New Taylor Mac Play and Mac Wellman Festival
Mac's The Fre will have its world premiere at the downtown theatre in the spring.

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Jun 25, 2019

Tony Winner Cady Huffman Will Return to The Green Room 42 With Miss Peggy Lee
The Producers Tony winner portrays the singer-songwriter known for the standards "Is That All There Is?," "It's a Good Day," and "Don't Smoke in Bed."

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Jun 25, 2019

Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway Set Concert Dates Across U.S.
The Tony Award-nominated sisters will appear together in concert with their acclaimed shows Sibling Revelry and Broadway With the Callaways.

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Jun 25, 2019

Atlantic Theater Company, Stella Adler Studio of Acting, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), and More Are Hiring
Playbill's Job Listings offers an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry.

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Jun 25, 2019

From High School to Broadway: How Jimmy Awards Winners Become Theatre Stars
Each year, dozens of high schoolers travel to New York to compete in the National High School Musical Theatre Awards—better known as the Jimmy Awards.

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Jun 25, 2019

New Play Greater Clements to Debut Off-Broadway This Fall With Judith Ivey
Davis McCallum will direct the Lincoln Center Theater production.

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Jun 25, 2019

Marsha Mason to Star in Little Gem at Irish Rep
The four-time Oscar nominee and two-time Golden Globe winner will return Off-Broadway in Elaine Murphy's play.

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Jun 25, 2019

Younger's Miriam Shor Reflects on the Legacy of Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Hedwig's original Yitzhak shares memories from the Jane Street Theatre run, the 2001 film adaptation, and what it was like to see it on Broadway.

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Jun 25, 2019

Watch Annette Bening, Zachary Quinto, More in Live-Streamed Mueller Investigation Play
The 10-act play by Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan featured over a dozen theatre veterans.

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Jun 25, 2019

Kander and Ebb's The Scottsboro Boys Released For Licensing From Music Theatre International
A group of Wisconsin high school students will perform the work at the 90th annual International Thespian Festival, taking place in in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Jun 25, 2019

Dave Chappelle Extends Broadway Debut Engagement
Dave Chappelle Live on Broadway will play the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

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Jun 25, 2019

Complete Cast Announced for Argyle Theatre's Legally Blonde The Musical
Performances begin July 11 in Long Island.

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Jun 25, 2019

Cast Set for Once at Cape Playhouse, Directed by Hunter Foster
The limited engagement will be presented July 10-20 at the Massachusetts venue.

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Jun 25, 2019

Join Playbill and Broadway's Pretty Woman at Our Sing for Hope Piano June 26
This year, the Playbill Pride piano is located in Christopher Park, just outside the legendary Stonewall Inn.

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Jun 25, 2019

From Glinda to Dot: Take a Look at Annaleigh Ashford on the Stage
The Tony Award winner celebrates her birthday June 25.

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Jun 25, 2019

Broadway's Tony-Winning Oklahoma! Revival to Offer Special Actors Fund Performance
The acclaimed production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic plays Circle in the Square.

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Jun 25, 2019

Taylor Louderman, Zach Adkins, Jennifer Damiano, and Krysta Rodriguez Set for Broadway Loves Selena Gomez
The July 22 concert will take place at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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Jun 25, 2019

Schedule of Upcoming Movie Musical Adaptations


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Jun 25, 2019

Watch Daisy Ridley, Naomi Watts, and Clive Owen in Trailer for Ophelia, Out June 28
The Hamlet adaptation tells the Shakespearean tragedy through the eyes of its female protagonist.

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Jun 25, 2019

Alan Cumming and Ed Asner Join Rosario Dawson Series Briarpatch
The upcoming USA series from Sam Esmail is based on the novel by Ross Thomas.

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Jun 25, 2019

31 Broadway-Themed Graduation Caps From the Class of 2019
We asked, you answered: Did theatre inspire your graduation cap?

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Jun 25, 2019

9 Things You Missed When Stephen Sondheim Joined Jason Robert Brown's 50th SubCulture Residency Concert
The one-night-only benefit also included Katrina Lenk, Shoshana Bean, Rob McClure, and Joshua Henry at Town Hall.

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Jun 25, 2019

Inside the 2019 Jimmy Awards Hosted by Ben Platt
The 11th annual ceremony celebrated the best of high school musical theatre.

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Jun 25, 2019

Loretta Devine to Star in Katori Hall Series P-Valley, Based on Her Play
The Dreamgirls and Grey's Anatomy star lands a recurring role in the new drama.

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Jun 25, 2019

Meryl Streep, James Corden, Ariana Grande, Nicole Kidman, More Eye Roles in Netflix's The Prom Movie
The screen adaptation of the new musical, directed by Ryan Murphy, is slated to be released in 2020.

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Jun 25, 2019

4K Restoration of Hedwig and the Angry Inch Released by Criterion Collection June 25
John Cameron Mitchell's 2001 film is released on Blu-Ray for the first time.

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Jun 25, 2019

Watch Quentin Earl Darrington, Alex Newell, and More Inspire Students in Broadway Dreams Music Video
The Once On This Island veterans were among a group leading workshops at The Walker School in Atlanta.

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Jun 25, 2019

Torch Song's Mercedes Ruehl Stars in Safe Space at Bay Street Theater
Tony winner Jack O'Brien directs the play, which begins performances June 25.

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Jun 25, 2019

See Who Won the 2019 Jimmy Awards
The 11th annual ceremony celebrated the best of high school musical theatre.

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Jun 25, 2019

Broadway Alum Tommy Bracco Competes on Big Brother Season 21, Premiering June 25
The Pretty Woman standout is among the 16 new Houseguests on the CBS reality competition.

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Jun 25, 2019

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: June 25


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Jun 24, 2019

EdTA President's Award and Volunteer of the Year Honors Announced at 2019 International Thespian Festival Opening Ceremony
The 90th annual festival kicked off June 24 in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Jun 24, 2019

Tony Nominee Adam Pascal Will Debut New Show at The Green Room 42
So Far will offer an intimate career retrospective of Pascal's work, from Rent to Pretty Woman.

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Jun 24, 2019

Kate Baldwin, Joshua Henry, More Celebrate Open Jar Studio's Unveiling
Founder Jeff Whiting and director Susan Stroman cut the ribbon at New York City's largest rehearsal studio space.

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Jun 24, 2019

Grosses Analysis: To Kill a Mockingbird Surpasses $2 Million
The Aaron Sorkin-penned drama becomes the first American play to reach the milestone in a single week.

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Jun 24, 2019

Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing Turns 30
The season opens with an evening of 1920s big-band swing and runs June 25-July 13.

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Jun 24, 2019

A First Look at the American Premiere of The Rolling Stone Off-Broadway
The new play by Chris Urch began performances at Lincoln Center Theatre June 20.

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Jun 24, 2019

Triad Stage, Roundabout Theatre Company, The Pekoe Group, and More Are Hiring
Playbill offers an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry, serving as the online source for careers in theatre.

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Jun 24, 2019

Watch 2019 Jimmy Award Nominees Sing ‘You Will Be Found' With Dear Evan Hansen Star and 2018 Winner Andrew Barth Feldman
The 11th annual ceremony is held June 24.

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Jun 24, 2019

Max Chernin to Star in Goodspeed Musicals' Premiere of Passing Through
The new musical is based on the podcast Walking to Listen, a 4,000 Mile Odyssey, chronicling one man's life-changing cross-country journey.

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Jun 24, 2019

Read the Reviews for World Premiere of Stonewall at New York City Opera
Iain Bell and Mark Campbell's new opera runs through June 28.

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Jun 24, 2019

Ma-Yi Season Includes First Filipino-American Musical to be Seen Off-Broadway and Return of Suicide Forest
The 30th anniversary kicks off with the world premiere of Felix Starro, followed by Kristine Haruna Lee's critically acclaimed nightmare play.

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Jun 24, 2019

Look Back at The Stonewall Portraits, Capturing a Historic Milestone in LGBTQ History
Harvey Fierstein, Tony Kushner, Edie Windsor, Lorna Luft, Lea DeLaria, Chita Rivera, Joel Grey, and George Takei were among the activists and artists who made a historic visit to the civil rights landmark.

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Jun 24, 2019

‘He Lives in You' From The Lion King Musical Featured on Soundtrack for New Movie
The album will drop July 11 ahead of the movie's July 19 arrival in theatres.

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Jun 24, 2019

Brandon Uranowitz, Raúl Esparza, More Set for Road Show at New York City Center
The Encores! Off-Center production of the Stephen Sondheim-John Weidman musical runs July 24-27.

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Jun 24, 2019

Hear Powerful Stories From the Refugees Who Attended Off-Broadway's Fiddler on the Roof
In honor of World Refugee Day, the Yiddish-language production welcomed an audience who has felt the story firsthand.

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Jun 24, 2019

How an Onstage Mishap in the Original Les Misérables Led Fantine to Carry Herself to Her Death Bed
This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares stories about the performers on Playbill Travel's cruise to Greece: from Come From Away's Jenn Colella to Dear Evan Hansen's Rachel Bay Jones.

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Jun 24, 2019

Casting Set for LGBTQ Musical Beau at Adirondack Theatre Festival
The Douglas Lyons and Ethan D. Pakchar collaboration will run at the Glen Falls, New York, venue August 3-9.

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Jun 24, 2019

Celebrate the LGBTQ Broadway Community With the Ensemblist's Pride Month Tribute
The popular platform honored queer performers from Mean Girls, Wicked, and more for a glam photo shoot with photographer Billy Bustamante.

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Jun 24, 2019

See Faye Dunaway as Katharine Hepburn in Broadway-Bound Tea at Five
The production, starring the Academy Award winner, is set to open at Boston's Huntington Theatre June 28.

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Jun 24, 2019

William F. Brown, Tony-Nominated Book Writer for The Wiz, Dead at 91
Brown collaborated with composer-lyricist Charlie Smalls on the modern retelling of L. Frank Baum's The Wizard of Oz.

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Jun 24, 2019

How Much Do You Know About LGBTQ Theatre History?
It's the final week of 2017 Playbill Pride, so prove just how well you know your queer theatre history with this quiz!

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Jun 24, 2019

Samuel French Teams With Marvel for Collection of Superhero Plays, Including a Thor-Themed One Act by Christian Borle
Marvel Spotlight features the famed comic book characters in short plays catered to young adults.

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Jun 24, 2019

Michael Cerveris, Matt Doyle, and Lesli Margherita Join The Skivvies for LGBT Fundraiser
Proceeds from the June 24 concert at Brooklyn Brewery support the LGBT Bar of New York's legal services for low income and LGBTQ youth.

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Jun 24, 2019

Mark Rylance Cuts Ties With Royal Shakespeare Company
The Tony- Oscar-winning actor has resigned as an associate artist due to the organization's ties with oil company BP.

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Jun 24, 2019

Annette Bening, Zachary Quinto, More Take Part in Live-Streamed Mueller Investigation Play June 24
The 10-act play by Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan will feature over a dozen theatre veterans.

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Jun 24, 2019

11th Annual Jimmy Awards, Celebrating High School Musical Theatre Excellence, Presented June 24
Ben Platt returns to host the ceremony at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre.

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Jun 24, 2019

See Christian Dante White, Alice Ripley, and More Perform With The Skivvies
The stripped-down musical duo returned to Joe's Pub June 17.

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Jun 24, 2019

Track-by-Track Breakdown: Neurosis Lyricist Greg Edwards Shares the Thoughts Behind the Score
With the Off-Broadway cast album—featuring Kevin Zak, Brennan Caldwell, Jennifer Blood, and Morgan Weed—now available, Edwards walks Playbill readers through the score one neurosis at a time.

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Jun 24, 2019

Stephen Sondheim Joins Jason Robert Brown for his 50th SubCulture Residency Concert June 24
The maestros will play side-by-side at the Town Hall to benefit the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.

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Jun 24, 2019

Watch New York City Gay Men's Chorus' Music Video for Ann Hampton Callaway's ‘What If Truth Is All We Have'
Quiet No More: A Choral Celebration of Stonewall50 will be presented June 27 at Carnegie Hall.

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Jun 24, 2019

Check Out More Performances From Broadway Bares: Take Off
Pose and Kinky Boots star Billy Porter were among the special guests who performed at the 2019 fundraiser for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Jun 24, 2019

Regent's Park Theatre Announces Full Casting for Evita
The Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical is the fastest-selling production in the theatre's history.

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