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Jun 21, 2018

10 Playbill Covers Drawn By Al Hirschfeld
The caricaturist was born June 21, 1903.

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Jun 21, 2018

From the Archives: Tennessee Williams Talks About Being a Writer, the State of 1966 America, and 'Digging for God'
On the eve of his (soon-to-be short-lived) Slapstick Tragedy, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright spoke to Playbill about his career and thoughts on then-modern America.

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Jun 21, 2018

Mean Girls' Grey Henson and Barrett Wilbert Weed Bring a Real-Life Friendship to Janis and Damian
No labels. No lies. Just love—for both the actors and the characters in the hit musical.

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Jun 21, 2018

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: June 21


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Jun 21, 2018

Skintight, Starring Idina Menzel, Opens Off-Broadway
Joshua Harmon returns to Roundabout with his new play about youth, beauty, and family.

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Jun 20, 2018

Watch Aerialist Reed Kelly Fall Into the Mystery of ‘Ouija' at Broadway Bares: Game Night
The annual stripathon raised $1,875,090 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Jun 20, 2018

With a Lifetime Achievement Tony on Her Mantle, Chita Rivera Reveals the Secret to a Lifelong Broadway Career and Her Upcoming New York Concert Return
The two-time Tony Award winner will perform highlights from her groundbreaking Broadway career on June 25.

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Jun 20, 2018

Kristin Chenoweth Charms (and Maybe Kills) in Trial & Error Season 2 Trailer
The NBC comedy returns July 19.

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Jun 20, 2018

All-Female Design Team Assembled for Broadway's Lifespan of a Fact
Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, and Bobby Cannavale will return to Broadway this fall in the new drama at Studio 54.

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Jun 20, 2018

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Sets Date for Final Season Premiere
The Golden Globe-winning series returns in October.

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Jun 20, 2018

Tony-Winning La MaMa Unveils 2018-2019 Season
The lineup includes a new piece about the history of the NEA, the return of Slanty Eyed Mama, and a celebration of Stonewall.

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Jun 20, 2018

The Art of the Ballet Rehearsal Pianist
Turning a pop song into a polonaise, the ballet pianist must be as stylistically flexible as a dancer.

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Jun 20, 2018

Teenage Dick Opens Off-Broadway; Adds Performances
Gregg Mozgala stars as an adolescent Richard with cerebral palsy in Mike Lew's re-imagining of Richard III.

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Jun 20, 2018

59E59's Summer Shorts to Feature New Plays by Robert O'Hara, Abby Rosebrock, and More
The annual festival of short works will return for its 12th season July 20-September 1.

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Jun 20, 2018

FROM THE ARCHIVES: When As Is and The Normal Heart Both Tackled AIDS
In an April 1985 feature, Playbill spoke to the playwright of groundbreaking As Is, and reported from a rehearsal of the Off-Broadway premiere of The Normal Heart.

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Jun 20, 2018

Hear Caitlin Kinnunen Sing From Broadway's Upcoming The Prom
In the new musical, Kinnunen plays a high schooler unexpectedly thrown into the spotlight for wanting to take her girlfriend to the dance.

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Jun 20, 2018

Enter for a Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets to a Screening of Bandstand
The boys are back—this time, on the big screen!

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Jun 20, 2018

Lincoln Center Announces 2018 White Light Festival, Including Sidi Larbu Cherkaoui and Waiting for Godot
The annual performance festival will run from October 16 through November 18.

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Jun 20, 2018

Jason Robert Brown to Release New Album of Original Songs
How We React and How We Recover will feature Brown himself performing 12 new songs that explore the current political climate.

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Jun 20, 2018

Robbie Rozelle to Offer Special Pride Weekend Show With Jessica Vosk and Christina Sajous
Feinstein's/54 Below will present Rozelle's new show Bustin' Out June 23.

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Jun 20, 2018

First Look at Tony Winner Anika Noni Rose in Carmen Jones Off-Broadway
The Classic Stage Company revival began performances June 8.

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Jun 20, 2018

From Last Five Years to The Bridges of Madison County: Look Through the Shows of Jason Robert Brown
The Tony-winning composer celebrates his birthday June 20.

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Jun 20, 2018

Go Inside the AEA Award Ceremony Honoring Once On This Island's Chorus
The award was presented by AEA's Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs June 19.

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Jun 20, 2018

Bolshoi Ballet's Giselle, Romeo and Juliet, and Swan Lake to Return to Movie Theatres in Summer Encores Series
Watch an exclusive clip of Alexei Ratmansky's staging of Romeo and Juliet ahead of the July 16 screening.

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Jun 20, 2018

Watch Cast of Muny's The Wiz ‘Ease on Down the Road'
The 1974 musical continues through June 25 at the outdoor venue.

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Jun 20, 2018

Top 30 Playwrights Announced for Samuel French Short Play Festival
Tickets are now on sale for the August festival that will present the work of emerging playwrights.

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Jun 20, 2018

Tony Winner Courtney B. Vance Joins HBO Drama Lovecraft Country
The American Crime Story actor joins a cast that includes Jonathan Majors and Jurnee Smollett-Bell.

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Jun 20, 2018

West End's The Jungle to Play St. Ann's Warehouse
The acclaimed Good Chance Theatre co-production with the National Theatre and Young Vic will make its U.S. debut in December 2018.

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Jun 20, 2018

See Playbill CEO Philip S. Birsh Honored With UJA Federation's Excellence in Theater Award
The evening included special performances by Chita Rivera, Laura Osnes, and Brian Stokes Mitchell.

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Jun 20, 2018

New Manhattan Space for Broadway Rehearsals, Auditions, and More to Open in 2019
Director-choreographer Jeff Whiting has partnered with a mix of Broadway producers, creatives, and organizations to open Open Jar Studios.

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Jun 20, 2018

Read Reviews for Donja R. Love's Sugar in Our Wounds
See what critics think of the world premiere from Manhattan Theatre Club, now in performances at New York City Center.

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Jun 20, 2018

See Who's Joining Laura Osnes, James Snyder, and Michel Bell in Bucks County Playhouse Show Boat
Josh Rhodes will direct the world-premiere concert adaptation of the Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II musical.

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Jun 20, 2018

SpongeBob SquarePants, The Band's Visit, Waitress, More Set for 2018 Broadway in Bryant Park Season
The free lunchtime concert series will launch July 12.

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Jun 20, 2018

Where Do You Belong in the Mean Girls' Cafeteria?
Are you a Plastic or a Mathlete? Find out where you belong at North Shore High School with our quiz!

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Jun 20, 2018

Why Songs For a New World Is the Foundation for Jason Robert Brown's Future Work
In this Q&A, the songwriter explains the story arc behind the cult hit, how he defines his "sound," and why he's so darn excited to bring it to New York City Center June 27.

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Jun 20, 2018

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: June 20


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Jun 19, 2018

Resident Acting Company to Revive Dawn Powell's The Big Night
The social satire played just seven performances on Broadway in 1933.

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Jun 19, 2018

See Broadway Strip Down for a Cause at Broadway Bares: Game Night
This year's annual striptease spectacular benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS took place June 17.

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Jun 19, 2018

A Sneak Peek at Perfect Picture Starring Lillias White
The new musical features a book and lyrics by Emmy Award winner Eileen Bluestone Sherman and music by Gail C. Bluestone.

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Jun 19, 2018

The Band's Visit's Adam Kantor, Tony Nominee Howard McGillin, More to Coach 2018 Jimmy Award Finalists
The tenth annual National High School Musical Theatre Awards will take place June 25 at the Minskoff Theatre.

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Jun 19, 2018

Check Out the Opening Night of the Public's Othello Starring Chukwudi Iwuji, Heather Lind, and Corey Stoll
The Shakespeare in the Park production officially opened June 18.

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Jun 19, 2018

Clarke Thorell to Join Broadway's My Fair Lady
The Front Page actor will take on the role of Zoltan Karparthy, replacing Manu Narayan.

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Jun 19, 2018

From the Archives: James Baldwin on Blues For Mister Charlie, Arthur Miller, and the American Theatre
In 1964, Playbill sat down with the critically acclaimed writer to discuss his Broadway show and how he viewed the state of the American theatre.

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Jun 19, 2018

From the Archives: Peter Masterson Reflects on The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas a Year After Its Opening
The co-bookwriter and co-director of what would become a 1,584 performance smash hit talks to the audience of an evening performance.

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Jun 19, 2018

Alice Ripley, Raúl Esparza, Deneé Benton, Noah Galvin, More Join 2018 Powerhouse Season
The summer lineup from Vassar and New York Stage and Film includes the new musicals The Waves and Alice By Heart.

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Jun 19, 2018

Matt DeAngelis and Drew Gasparini Offer Free Times Square Concerts June 19
The performances are part of the Broadway Buskers concert series hosted by Ben Cameron.

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Jun 19, 2018

Inside the TDF Gala Honoring Angels in America's Tony Kushner
The non-profit institution honored the Pulitzer Prize winner as well as director James Lapine.

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Jun 19, 2018

How Ferruccio Busoni Shaped 20th-Century Music
The time is ripe for a fuller appreciation of the virtuoso pianist and composer.

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Jun 19, 2018

Black-ish Creator Kenya Barris and Pharrell Williams to Pen Juneteenth Stage Musical
The musical will tell two stories of African American families—one set in contemporary times and one in the Civil War era.

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Jun 19, 2018

Watch Highlights From the World Premiere of Sugar in Our Wounds
Manhattan Theatre Club celebrates the official opening of the new play by Donja R. Love June 19.

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Jun 19, 2018

Watch Shoshana Bean Sing ‘Stars and the Moon' From Songs for a New World
A look inside rehearsals for the upcoming Encores! Off-Center production of the Jason Robert Brown musical.

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Jun 19, 2018

Exclusive: Celebrate Avenue Q's Milestone Anniversary With This Historical Timeline
The timeline details the show's Off-Broadway beginnings at the Vineyard to winning Tony Awards and international tours.

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Jun 19, 2018

Gettin' The Band Back Together Rocks Out in New Music Video
The new musical comedy begins July 19 at the Belasco Theatre.

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Jun 19, 2018

See Capathia Jenkins and Audra McDonald Honored by Covenant House
The two Broadway performers were honored at the annual A Night of Broadway Stars gala.

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Jun 19, 2018

Rinne Groff's Fire in Dreamland Begins at The Public June 19
The new play is inspired by the 1911 fire that burned down Coney Island's Dreamland amusement park.

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Jun 19, 2018

Samuel French Will Publish Limited Edition of Boys in the Band Script
An updated, one-act version of the groundbreaking play is making its Broadway debut starring Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, and Andrew Rannells.

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Jun 19, 2018

Alex Boniello, Olivia Puckett, DeMarius Copes Set for 54 Sings Ariana Grande
The July 7 concert will feature a lineup of Broadway and up-and-coming talent at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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Jun 19, 2018

American Idol Winner David Cook Will Return to Broadway's Kinky Boots
The Tony-winning musical continues at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

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Jun 19, 2018

Stars of The Band's Visit, Come From Away, Kinky Boots, and Waitress Come Together for Pride at Cadillac House
Cadillac and Playbill celebrated LGBTQ Pride Month for the second year June 18 with Tonight We Dare at Cadillac House SoHo.

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Jun 19, 2018

Tony Winner Chita Rivera Joins Lineup for PBS' A Capitol Fourth
Carousel Tony nominee Renée Fleming and Jimmy Buffett and the cast of Escape to Margaritaville will also perform on the annual broadcast.

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Jun 19, 2018

Watch The Band's Visit Tony Winner Ar'iel Stachel and Cast Members From Come From Away, Kinky Boots, and Waitress ‘Dare Greatly'
The exclusive event at Cadillac House featured personal stories and musical performances from a host of Broadway performers.

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Jun 19, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber Joins James Corden in Latest Crosswalk the Musical
With a special appearance by Josh Gad, the Crosswalk troupe takes on Evita, Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, and more.

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Jun 19, 2018

Alexander Hanson and Joanna Riding Set for Return of National Theatre's Follies; Additional Season Roster Announced
The upcoming season will also feature Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo in Antony & Cleopatra and more.

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Jun 19, 2018

Cast of Once On This Island to Celebrate Ahrens and Flaherty at Feinstein's/54 Below
The company of the Tony-winning revival will perform a tribute to the songwriting duo in July.

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Jun 19, 2018

Read Reviews for the Off-Broadway Premiere of Antoinette Nwandu's Pass Over
See what critics think of the new drama, now playing at LCT3 with direction by Danya Taymor.

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Jun 19, 2018

Read Reviews for The Public's Othello in the Park
See what critics think of the first show of the Shakespeare in the Park season, with Olivier Award winner Chukwudi Iwuji as Othello.

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Jun 19, 2018

Mark Ruffalo, Lee Pace, Gideon Glick, More to Headline New Group Benefit Reading of Larry Kramer's The Destiny of Me
The one-night-only event will take place June 25—Kramer's birthday.

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Jun 19, 2018

Michael Jackson Musical Eyes 2020 Broadway Bow
Lynn Nottage has been tapped to pen the book for the musical, inspired the life of the music icon.

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Jun 19, 2018

How Do You Cover Up Falling Asleep on a Broadway Stage While Holding an Accordion?
This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares some classic onstage mishaps and antics from Anne L. Nathan and Harvey Fierstein.

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Jun 19, 2018

See Waitress, Kinky Boots, and Come From Away Perform for Tonight We Dare at Cadillac House
Playbill and Cadillac celebrated Broadway June 18 in an evening hosted by Tony winner Ari'el Stachel.

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Jun 19, 2018

Nathan Lee Graham Is The Wiz at the St. Louis Muny
The 1974 musical begins performances June 19 at the outdoor venue.

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Jun 19, 2018

Once On This Island Receives 12th Annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus June 19
The award is presented by Actors' Equity's Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs.

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Jun 19, 2018

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: June 19


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Jun 19, 2018

How to Listen to Audra McDonald, Timothée Chalamet, and More Perform For Free
NPR's Playing on Air, presenting new plays and classic works, is the podcast you need to hear.

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Jun 19, 2018

Donja R. Love's Sugar in Our Wounds Opens Off-Broadway
The Manhattan Theatre Club production continues its run at New York City Center.

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Jun 19, 2018

Tracy Letts' Mary Page Marlowe Begins Previews June 19
The new drama pieces together the portrait of an ordinary woman from 11 moments, some seemingly inconsequential, in her life.

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Jun 19, 2018

Stage Directions: Doug Hughes Reveals the Biggest Mistake He Ever Made as a Director
The Tony-winning director shares the one thing not allowed in his rehearsal room, the decision that changed his life, and how he makes such winning art.

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Jun 18, 2018

First Look at Anna Netrebko and Plácido Domingo in Berlin State Opera's Macbeth
The production runs through July 2.

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Jun 18, 2018

Get a Sneak Peek at Liz Callaway and Christy Altomare Singing ‘Journey to the Past' Together
The Anastasia stars of stage and screen will perform the song at the upcoming Broadway Princess Party at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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Jun 18, 2018

Go Behind the Scenes of St. Louis Muny's Jerome Robbins' Broadway
The production launched the outdoor venue's centennial season June 11.

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Jun 18, 2018

How Do You Cover Up Falling Asleep on a Broadway Stage While Holding an Accordian?
This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares some classic onstage mishaps and antics from Anne L. Nathan and Harvey Fierstein.

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Jun 18, 2018

Coming Clean Traces Ben Strothmann's Journey From Milwaukee to Manhattan
The solo show is part of the Queerly Festival.

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Jun 18, 2018

Watch Highlights From Broadway Bares: Game Night
The annual stripathon raised $1,875,090 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Jun 18, 2018

The Public's Outdoor Othello Opens in Central Park June 18
Chukwudi Iwuji, Heather Lind, and Corey Stoll lead the cast of the free Shakespeare in the Park production.

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Jun 18, 2018

Grosses Analysis: The Band's Visit Rejoins Millionaire's Club After Tony Awards Sweep
The musical received ten wins at the June 10 ceremony.

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Jun 18, 2018

Moulin Rouge! Musical Delays Start of Boston World Premiere
A construction-related incident at the Colonial Theatre has pushed back previews, which were originally slated to begin June 27.

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Jun 18, 2018

Emmy-Winning Comedian Paul Mecurio to Bring Improvisational Solo Show Off-Broadway
Permission to Speak With Paul Mecurio will begin performances July 16 at the Jerry Orbach Theater.

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Jun 18, 2018

Remembering Lorraine Gordon, a Formidable Advocate for Jazz
Gordon, an early champion of Thelonious Monk, helped build the Blue Note record label.

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Jun 18, 2018

See Members of Little Rock Nine at Little Rock Opening Night Off-Broadway
Six of the surviving members attended the June 14 performance.

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Jun 18, 2018

Current and Upcoming National Tours
A look at the touring musicals and plays that may soon be coming to a city near you!

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Jun 18, 2018

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

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Jun 18, 2018

Solstice in Times Square: Mind Over Madness Yoga Event Returns June 21
For the northern hemisphere's longest day of year, Times Square Alliance and Aerie will present free yoga classes all day.

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Jun 18, 2018

The Actors Fund Co-Hosts Special Screening of The Band's Visit Film
The organization partners with the Jacob Burns Film Center in celebration of the success of the Tony-winning musical adaptation.

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Jun 18, 2018

Jackie Sibblies Drury's Acclaimed Fairview Extends 2 Weeks at Soho Rep.
The new work is an examination of race in America, as well as an investigation into the ways in which we watch and judge each other every day.

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Jun 18, 2018

Druid's Waiting for Godot to Play Lincoln Center's White Light Festival
Tony winner Garry Hynes directs the acclaimed production from Ireland.

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Jun 18, 2018

From Belle to Ms. Norbury: Celebrating the Stage Work of Kerry Butler
The Tony nominee celebrates her birthday June 18.

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Jun 18, 2018

Antoinette Nwandu's Pass Over Opens at LCT3
A mashup of Waiting for Godot and the Exodus saga, the new play is currently receiving its NY premiere at Lincoln Center Theater.

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Jun 18, 2018

Jessica Vosk to Join Broadway's Wicked
Vosk will reprise her performance as Elphaba after taking on the role on tour.

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Jun 18, 2018

How Ian McKellen's Decision to Live an Authentic Life Became the Bridge from Macbeth to Magneto
McKellen: Playing The Part, a documentary from director Joe Stephenson, premieres in the U.S. June 19.

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Jun 18, 2018

Merle Dandridge Returns to Broadway's Once On This Island
Dandridge created the role of Papa Ge in the Tony-nominated revival at Circle in the Square.

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