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Jul 05, 2020

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: July 4
Today's birthdays include Gertrude Lawrence, Neil Simon, and Edie Falco.

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Jul 05, 2020

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: July 5
Landford Wilson arrives in New York City in 1962, and Alan Cumming stars in Macbeth at the Lincoln Center Festival in 2012.

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Jul 05, 2020

Look Back at Christopher Reeve, Jeff Daniels, and More in Fifth Of July
The Tony Award-nominated play by Lanford Wilson opened on Broadway at the New Apollo November 5, 1980.

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Jul 05, 2020

Can You Solve These Musical Math Problems?
Use simple math skills and knowledge of lyrics to solve these equations.

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Jul 04, 2020

Celebrate 51 Years of Broadway's 1776, Starring Betty Buckley and William Daniels
The original production, directed by Peter Hunt, opened at the 46th Street Theatre March 16, 1969.

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Jul 04, 2020

Casts of Broadway's Girl From the North Country and Ain't Too Proud Perform on CNN's July 4 Celebration
Don Lemon and Dana Bash host The Fourth in America.

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Jul 04, 2020

Celebrate 50 Years of Broadway's 1776, Starring Betty Buckley and William Daniels
The original production, directed by Peter Hunt, opened at the 46th Street Theatre March 16, 1969.

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Jul 04, 2020

Arnetia Walker and Stephen Nachamie Launch Just One Step for Democracy
The online campaign encourages Americans to #Vote4Change.

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Jul 04, 2020

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kelli O'Hara, Mandy Gonzalez, More Are Part of PBS' A Capitol Fourth Concert July 4
Vanessa Williams and John Stamos host the annual celebration.

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Jul 04, 2020

From The Odd Couple to Sweet Charity: Look Back at Neil Simon's Shows on Broadway
The prolific playwright was born July 4, 1927.

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Jul 04, 2020

Leslie Odom Jr., Brian Stokes Mitchell, Rita Moreno, More Are Part of July 4 A Boston Pops Salute to Our Heroes
The celebration, featuring both new content and retrospective highlights, airs on Bloomberg Television.

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Jul 03, 2020

So You Finally Watched Hamilton... Now What?
Here are videos, speeches, and other Hamilmoments from the last five years to explore!

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Jul 03, 2020

Stars in the House Welcomes Tony Winner Andrea Martin July 3
The live stream benefits The Actors Fund.

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Jul 03, 2020

Celtic Tiger, Starring Michael Flatley, Streams July 3
The Shows Must Go On! series continues with the Irish dance spectacular from 2005.

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Jul 03, 2020

43 Original Broadway Casts You Want to See Onstage
With the release of Hamilton on Disney , check out the other original casts Playbill readers dream they could see on stage.

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Jul 03, 2020

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap to Reopen in London This Fall
The world's longest-running play opened in 1952.

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Jul 03, 2020

What to Stream Over 4th of July Weekend (Including Hamilton)
From Broadway-infused Independence Day celebrations to a show that finds fun in rule-making.

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Jul 03, 2020

Welcome to the Room Where It Happens: Hamilton Arrives on Disney July 3
Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical is now available to stream.

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Jul 03, 2020

Checking In With… Hamilton Star Sydney James Harcourt
"This unrest and struggle will lead to a new golden era for society, so I encourage people to choose hope and positivity over fear or despair."

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Jul 03, 2020

From 1776 to Hello, Dolly!: Celebrating Betty Buckley's Greatest Stage Moments
In honor of the Tony Award-winner's birthday, look back at her career highlights spanning more than 40 years.

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Jul 03, 2020

From Carrie Pipperidge to Frankie and Johnny: Celebrating 6-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald
The actor celebrates her birthday July 3.

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Jul 03, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda and William Daniels Talk Hamilton, 1776, Mr. Feeny, and More
Revisit this 2016 meeting of the minds between Broadway's original Alexander Hamilton and John Adams.

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Jul 03, 2020

Listen to Margo Martindale and Tory Kittles on a New Broadway-Themed Episode of Day by Day Podcast
Created by Adam Faze and Jamie Dolan, the fictional anthology series takes a theatre bent in its July 2 episode.

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Jul 03, 2020

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: July 3
Today's birthdays include Audra McDonald, Betty Buckley, Tom Stoppard, and George M. Cohan.

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Jul 02, 2020

Stars in the House Welcomes Comics Colette Hawley, Rebecca Drysdale, and Wendy Liebman
The live stream benefits The Actors Fund.

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Jul 02, 2020

Over 30 Former Altar Boyz Join Forces for Virtual Rendition of 'I Believe'
A reunion of the creative team and the original cast will be presented July 9 to benefit The Actors Fund.

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Jul 02, 2020

André De Shields, Dominique Morisseau, More to Take Part in Black Theatre Week
The virtual event kicks off July 27 with a 50th anniversary tribute to New Federal Theatre.

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Jul 02, 2020

Revisit Lin-Manuel Miranda's Interview About Performing The Hamilton Mixtape
The future Pulitzer Prize winner spoke to Playbill in 2012 about his then song cycle shortly before performing it with a star-studded cast as part of Lincoln Center's American Songbook Series

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Jul 02, 2020

Read 'Letter to The Future' From National Black Theatre's Founder Dr. Barbara Ann Teer
NBT continues its founder's month celebrations, with the public release of the letter, a weekly conversation series, and more.

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Jul 02, 2020

Read Critics' Original Reviews for Hamilton on Broadway
The Broadway transfer of the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical opened August 6, 2015, at the Richard Rodgers Theatre.

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Jul 02, 2020

Sergio Trujillo Will Talk Ain't Too Proud, On Your Feet!, More on The Broadway Q&A
The Tony-winning choreographer will answer your questions during the July 6 live stream.

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Jul 02, 2020

Watch Peppermint, Taylor Iman Jones, Bonnie Milligan, More Perform a Head Over Heels Virtual Medley
The stars performed a string of hits from The Go-Go's, whose songs form the score of the Broadway musical.

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Jul 02, 2020

Watch Performances from Seussical JR., Hairspray JR., More in the Virtual Broadway Junior Student Finale
The event from the Shubert Foundation, Music Theatre International, and the NYC Department of Education brings musical theatre to NYC public schools.

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Jul 02, 2020

Black Theatre United Announces Inaugural Event: Audra McDonald and Sherrilyn Ifill in Conversation
The six-time Tony winner will sit down virtually with the President of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

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Jul 02, 2020

Check Out The Public Theater's 2020-2022 Emerging Writers Group
Selected from over 500 applicants, the 10 playwrights will be in residence at the Off-Broadway theatre for two years.

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Jul 02, 2020

Exclusive: Flip Through the Playbill Program for the Filmed Hamilton Performance
Get ready for the July 3 Disney premiere with the program from the week the Tony- and Pulitzer-winning hit was filmed on Broadway.

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Jul 02, 2020

Olivier Winner Lesley Manville Will Play Princess Margaret in Final Season of The Crown
The stage and screen star will star opposite Imedla Stauton.

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Jul 02, 2020

Karen Mason, Sharon McNight Among Teaching Artists for Singnasium
The education collaborative welcomes artists and singers of all levels.

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Jul 02, 2020

Mandy Patinkin Shares the Story Behind Hearing Sunday in the Park With George's ‘Finishing the Hat' for the 1st Time
During a Zoom panel for the 92Y, the Homeland star and Tony winner recalls a night with Stephen Sondheim.

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Jul 02, 2020

Mean Girls Launches Summer Book Club Series With Angie Thomas' The Hate U Give
Tina Fey, Krystina Alabado, Chad Burris, Sabrina Carpenter, and more will sit down with the author in a virtual discussion.

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Jul 02, 2020

Checking In With… 4-Time Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason, Star of The Goodbye Girl, Chapter Two, The Night of the Iguana, More
"I wake up in the morning and say a prayer of gratitude that real change is happening in this country."

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Jul 02, 2020

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

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Jul 02, 2020

Quiz: Can You Identify the Character From Their Hairstyle?
Based on a silhouette of the famous coiffure, do you know who these theatrical icons are?

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Jul 02, 2020

Which Moment in Hamilton Is Lin-Manuel Miranda Most Excited for Audiences to Experience on Disney ?
Creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda and director Thomas Kail reflect on Hamilton's journey to the small screen.

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Jul 02, 2020

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: July 2
Choir Boy premieres Off-Broadway in 2013.

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Jul 02, 2020

Look Back at the Original Production of Singin' in the Rain on Broadway
The production opened July 2, 1985, at the Gershwin Theatre.

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Jul 02, 2020

Lorraine Hansberry's Les Blancs Begins Streaming July 2
The 2016 London staging stars Danny Sapani, Gary Beadle, and Tunji Kasim.

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Jul 01, 2020

Stars in the House Welcomes Vasthy Mompoint, Christopher Gattelli, Joseph Benincasa, Tom Viola
The live stream benefits The Actors Fund.

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Jul 01, 2020

Lynn Nottage, Jeanine Tesori, Eboni Booth Are Part of Atlantic's Summer Virtual Lineup
Held every Friday, the Live With Atlantic series is free and takes place over Zoom.

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Jul 01, 2020

Cynthia Erivo and Shoshana Bean Sing on Newly Released Single From Saturday Night Seder
The streaming Seder aired on YouTube in April to benefit the CDC Foundation's Coronavirus Emergency Response Fund.

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Jul 01, 2020

Emmy- and Grammy-Winning Music Director John McDaniel Continues Sunday Tea With John McD Series
Tune in the first Sunday of each month for tea and tunes.

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Jul 01, 2020

Charles Busch, Jennifer Cody, BD Wong, More Read Busch's Die, Mommie, Die! on Stars in the House
The live stream benefits The Actors Fund.

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Jul 01, 2020

Lynne and Land Foundation Presents Grants to 4 U.K. Arts Organizations in Memory of Gillian Lynne
The choreographer of The Phantom of the Opera and Cats died July 1, 2018.

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Jul 01, 2020

Julianne Moore and Kaitlyn Dever to Star in MCC Benefit Reading of Good as New
Proceeds from the virtual performance, presented by MCC Theater, will go toward the Off-Broadway company, The Artist Co-op, and The Okra Project.

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Jul 01, 2020

Tony Nominee Nick Cordero Continues to Battle COVID-19
The Broadway star is still fighting hard 90 days into his hospital stay, with support from his wife Amanda Kloots.

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Jul 01, 2020

Watch Marissa Jaret Winokur, Nicole Sullivan, Matt Steele, More in the Trailer for Divos!
The comedy follows a theatre kid and a jock as they vie for the same role in the school musical.

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Jul 01, 2020

Watch Billy Porter, Annaleigh Ashford, and Matthew Morrison Reunite With Jerry Mitchell Live
The Tony-winning director-choreographer will answer your questions on The Broadway Q&A.

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Jul 01, 2020

Watch Austin Scott and Alexa Cepeda Sing 'My Favorite Things' on R&H Goes Live!
The Hamilton alum and NYC-based musician perform a familiar tune from The Sound of Music.

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Jul 01, 2020

Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, David Zippel, Carmel Dean, and More Break Down Their Songs for New Artists in Residence Album
Patina Miller, Amber Gray, and more sing on this batch of original songs about life in quarantine and a hopeful future.

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Jul 01, 2020

Merle Dandridge Talks About Growing With Greenleaf, Why Her Co-Stars Didn't Recognize Her in Once On This Island, and Her Tina Turner Moment in Dreamcoat
The stage and screen star joined Playbill's Stream Stealers June 30 to discuss the fifth and final season of the OWN series, as well as HBO Max's upcoming The Flight Attendant.

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Jul 01, 2020

Oscar Winner Mahershala Ali to Star as Jack Johnson in Dominique Morisseau-Penned New Series
The legendary boxer's life will be brought to the screen in HBO's new limited series, Unruly.

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Jul 01, 2020

Philadelphia's Wilma Theater Re-Configures Space to Allow for Audience Distancing
The Wilma Globe model is inspired by Shakespeare's Globe theatre.

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Jul 01, 2020

Casts of Broadway's Girl From the North Country and Ain't Too Proud Will Perform on CNN's July 4 Celebration
Don Lemon and Dana Bash will host The Fourth in America.

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Jul 01, 2020

Broadway Checklist: How Many of These Shows at the Belasco Theatre Have You Seen?
Look back at the 10 most recent productions to play over 100 performances at the beloved theatre.

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Jul 01, 2020

Broadway's Take Me Out Postpones to Spring 2021
The Second Stage production will star Jesse Williams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Patrick J. Adams.

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Jul 01, 2020

Caroline, or Change Star Sharon D. Clarke Joins The Old Vic's The Greatest Wealth Monologue Series
The Olivier winner will perform First, Do No Harm by Bernadine Evaristo.

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Jul 01, 2020

Australian Company to Stream Will Eno's Thom Pain Globally
Toby Schmitz, seen on Broadway in The Present, will perform the play.

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Jul 01, 2020

8 Subscription Boxes to Improve Your Look, Lifestyle, and More
Get a great bang for you buck when you sign up for any of these kits.

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Jul 01, 2020

Eva Noblezada, Nathan Lee Graham, George Salazar, More Set for Night of a Thousand Judys Virtual Concert
The streaming event, benefiting The Ali Forney Center, is written and hosted by Justin Sayre.

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Jul 01, 2020

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: July 1
Blair Underwood, Lisa Gay Hamilton, and Kevin Kline star in Measure for Measure at the Delacorte in Central Park in 1993.

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Jul 01, 2020

Ramin Karimloo, Rachel Tucker, Cedric Neal, Rachel John to Headline Virtual Production of Songs for a New World
The Jason Robert Brown song cycle, directed by Séimí Campbell, will be filmed entirely in isolation.

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Jul 01, 2020

Richard Nelson's And So We Come Forth: A Dinner on Zoom Premieres July 1
The Apple family reunites online for another free Zoom play, available on YouTube.

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Jul 01, 2020

Watch Kelli O'Hara, Stephanie J. Block, Elizabeth Stanley, More Celebrate Canada Day
Broadway stars shared who and what they love most about their northern neighbors in a video from Theatre Calgary.

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Jul 01, 2020

Your Watch Party Guide to Hamilton on Disney
The Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical arrives on Disney July 3; here's how to ensure your watch party will blow us all away.

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Jul 01, 2020

From Les Misérables to Beauty and the Beast: Look Back at Terrence Mann on Stage
The three-time Tony nominee celebrates his birthday July 1.

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Jul 01, 2020

Can You Name These Shows From Just Their 1st Lines?
Test your theatre knowledge.

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Jun 30, 2020

Dustin Hoffman Will Star in Broadway Revival of Our Town
Bartlett Sher will direct the Scott Rudin production.

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Jun 30, 2020

Watch Ballet Hispánico's Night of Dance and Unity, Hosted by Eduardo Vilaro
The evening, featuring appearances by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gloria Estefan, Rita Moreno, and more, benefits the Manhattan-based ballet company.

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Jun 30, 2020

Laura Benanti, Nikki Renée Daniels, More Star in Album of New Musical The Perfect Fit
The album, recorded in quarantine, features music and lyrics by 13-year-old Joshua Turchin.

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Jun 30, 2020

Hamilton Roundtable With Select Members of the Original Cast Will Stream July 3 in Conjunction With Film Version
The race and culture-focused discussion from The Undefeated will feature Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and more.

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Jun 30, 2020

34 More Works by LGBTQIA Artists to Keep an Eye On
As Pride Month comes to an end, look for more work from these writers

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Jun 30, 2020

Aleshea Harris, Whitney White, and The Movement Theatre Company Launch Resilience
The initiative includes soft light, a video meditation on the joys and challenges of Black remembrance with Lynn Nottage, Kara Young, Keelay Gipson, and others.

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Jun 30, 2020

The Public to Live Stream Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's COVID-19 Docu-Play The Line
The play, which will stream on YouTube, is based on first-person stories of New York City's first responders during the pandemic.

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Jun 30, 2020

Watch Highlights From Playbill's Pride Spectacular Concert
The concert celebrating LGBTQIA stories, writers, and performers aired June 28.

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Jun 30, 2020

Watch Alanis Morissette and the Cast of Broadway's Jagged Little Pill in New Music Video for ‘Smiling'
The song is one of two the Grammy winner wrote specifically for the new musical.

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Jun 30, 2020

Aleshea Harris, Whitney White and The Movement Theatre Company Launch Resilience
The initiative includes soft light, a video meditation on the joys and challenges of Black remembrance with Lynn Nottage, Kara Young, Keelay Gipson, and others.

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Jun 30, 2020

Jerry Mitchell Wants to Answer Your Questions
Mitchell will be joined by some of his favorite performers during the broadcast, including Billy Porter, Annaleigh Ashford, and Matthew Morrison.

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Jun 30, 2020

John & Jen: A Virtual Production Will Stream With In-Person Filmed Performance
Hunter Minor and Dionysia Williams star in a socially distant version of Andrew Lippa and Tom Greenwald's musical.

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Jun 30, 2020

How This MLB Baseball Player Got Broadway's Adam Pascal and All-Star Josh Bell to Collaborate on a Musical Theatre Album
Steven Brault may be the pitcher of the Pittsburgh Pirates, but his theatre background takes center stage on his new album A Pitch at Broadway.

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Jun 30, 2020

A Strange Loop's Larry Owens and L Morgan Lee, Lea DeLaria, More Are Part of June 30 Edition of The 24-Hour Plays: Viral Monologues
Several Pride Plays playwrights penned this week's original pieces.

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Jun 30, 2020

A Sneak Peek at 'Satisfied', With Renée Elise Goldsberry, From the Upcoming Hamilton Film
The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical premieres on Disney July 3.

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Jun 30, 2020

Del Hughes Awards for Lifetime Achievement in the Art of Stage Management Announce 2020 Recipients
The Stage Managers' Association will also recognize Robert Sutherland-Cohen with The Founders Award.

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Jun 30, 2020

Hamilton Roundtable With Original Cast Will Stream July 3 in Conjunction With Film Version
The race and culture-focused discussion from The Undefeated will feature Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and more.

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Jun 30, 2020

Jully Black, Piaf/Dietrich, The Brothers Size, More Win at 2020 Dora Awards
The ceremony highlighted the best of Toronto theatre last season.

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Jun 30, 2020

Norm Lewis, Sharon D. Clarke, More Join U.K.-Based Turn Up Benefit
The transatlantic event supporting the Black Lives Matter movement will stream July 10-12.

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Jun 30, 2020

Read the Reviews for the Filmed Version of Hamilton
The musical arrives on Disney July 3.

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Jun 30, 2020

Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert Will Be Streamed to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
The concert, filmed in 2009 at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre, will also feature a conversation between Tony winner Peters and Michael Urie.

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Jun 30, 2020

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: June 30
Late stage and screen star Lena Horne, recipient of a 1981 Special Tony for her triumphant solo show, Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music, was born on this day in 1917.

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Jun 30, 2020

Lena Horne Reveals How The Lady and Her Music Came to Broadway in a 1981 Interview
In honor of Lena Horne's birthday, we unearth an original interview with the Tony winner about her legendary show

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Jun 30, 2020

Keep Them in Stitches! A Musical Cross Stitch Quiz
Can you name who might have this cross-stitched sampler in their home?

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