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Feb 23, 2018

15 New Theatre-Related Reads Out This Spring
From memoirs by Leslie Odom, Jr and Kenny Leon to histories of shows like Chicago, here are the theatrical titles hitting shelves in spring 2018.

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Feb 23, 2018

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: February 23


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Feb 22, 2018

The League of Professional Theatre Women to Honor Phylicia Rashad and More at 2018 Awards
Director Adrienne Campbell-Colt and drama critic Linda Winer are also among the honorees.

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Feb 22, 2018

A Look at Aleshea Harris' Is God Is at Soho Rep
Check out the acclaimed, twice-extended Soho Rep production.

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Feb 22, 2018

Sutton Foster, Leslie Odom, Jr., and Alfie Boe Will Join Boston Pops This Spring
The Pops will also celebrate Leonard Bernstein with performances of West Side Story and On the Town.

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Feb 22, 2018

Paula Vogel's Indecent Joins Dear Evan Hansen and Falsettos for Los Angeles' Center Theatre Group Season
The 2018-2019 season will also include the return of Matthew Bourne's Cinderella.

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Feb 22, 2018

First Look at Jayne Houdyshell and Pascale Armand in Relevance at MCC
The Liesl Tommy-helmed world premiere began performances February 1.

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Feb 22, 2018

Savion Glover, Kate Whoriskey, and Ken Rus Schmoll Board 2018 Encores! Off-Center Season
The season begins with Jason Robert Brown's Songs for a New World.

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Feb 22, 2018

World Premiere of Folk Wandering Musical Extends Off-Broadway
Jaclyn Backhaus and Andrew Neisler collaborated with nine composers on the new show debuting at A.R.T/New York Theatres.

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Feb 22, 2018

Aleshea Harris' Acclaimed Is God Is Extends Again
The world premiere from Soho Rep will play an additional three weeks.

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Feb 22, 2018

An Ordinary Muslim Extends at NYTW
The world-premiere production will play an additional two weeks Off-Broadway.

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Feb 22, 2018

Tina Fey and the Cast of Mean Girls on Broadway Meet the Press
The musical from Fey and Jeff Richmond begins performances at the August Wilson Theatre March 12.

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Feb 22, 2018

Watch Caissie Levy Perform New Frozen Tune ‘Monster,' Elsa's ‘Kelly Clarkson Rock Ballad Moment'
The song is one of a dozen new numbers written specifically for the stage musical, which begins previews February 22.

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Feb 22, 2018

Seth Rudetsky Lines Up Concerts With Kristin Chenoweth, Audra McDonald, Jeremy Jordan, Vanessa Williams, and More
The stars will join Rudetsky this spring.

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Feb 22, 2018

Rebecca Luker and Ed Dixon Will Star in Readings of New Musical Piece of Mind
Daniel Goldstein will direct the industry presentations.

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Feb 22, 2018

Watch Star Caissie Levy Perform New Frozen Tune ‘Monster,' Elsa's ‘Kelly Clarkson Rock Ballad Moment'
The song is one of a dozen new numbers written specifically for the stage musical, which begins previews February 22.

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Feb 22, 2018

Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon to Star as Judas In NBC's Live Jesus Christ Superstar
Also joining the broadcast are Tony Nominees Ben Daniels and Norm Lewis, KPOP star Jason Tam, and M. Butterfly's Jin Ha.

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Feb 22, 2018

Megan McGinnis, Julie Benko, Jim Stanek Will Star in New Off-Broadway Musical Goldstein
Performances begin March 26 at the Actors Temple Theatre.

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Feb 22, 2018

Brandon Victor Dixon to Star as Judas In NBC's Live Jesus Christ Superstar
The Hamilton alum joins the previously announced Sara Bareilles, John Legend, and Alice Cooper.

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Feb 22, 2018

Afterglow to Celebrate One Year Off-Broadway as Performances Extend Through Summer
S. Asher Gelman's hit play will continue through July 1.

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Feb 22, 2018

Broadway Wall Street Drama Junk Wins Kennedy Prize
Ayad Akhtar's play is the recipient of the 2018 Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History.

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Feb 22, 2018

Check Out the First Day of Rehearsals For Children of a Lesser God
Joshua Jackson and Lauren Ridloff star in the Broadway revival, which begins performances March 22 at Studio 54.

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Feb 22, 2018

Well, Hello, Bernadette!: Bernadette Peters Opens in Broadway's Hello, Dolly! February 22
Victor Garber, Charlie Stemp, and Molly Griggs are also new to the cast of the Tony-winning revival at the Shubert Theatre.

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Feb 22, 2018

Read Reviews for Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo, Starring Katie Finneran and Robert Sean Leonard
See what critics think of the Signature Theatre production Off-Broadway.

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Feb 22, 2018

Dear Evan Hansen Will Play First International Production in Toronto
Performances of the Tony-winning musical will begin in March 2019 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre.

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Feb 22, 2018

Inside the Opening Night of At Home at the Zoo Starring Katie Finneran, Paul Sparks, and Robert Sean Leonard
Lila Neugebauer directs the Signature Theatre production Off-Broadway.

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Feb 22, 2018

Producer J.J. Abrams Takes the Whole Late Show Audience to See His Broadway Play
After his chat with host Stephen Colbert, the Star Wars and Broadway producer invited the studio audience to see The Play That Goes Wrong with him that night.

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Feb 22, 2018

Bringing Israeli Authenticity to The Band's Visit—Minus a California Accent
Actor Andrew Polk often startles even real Israelis with his natural voice, but it's all part of what was an accidental full-immersion in Israeli culture long before he was cast in the hit musical.

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Feb 22, 2018

Disney's Frozen Musical Begins Broadway Performances February 22
Taking center stage at the St. James Theatre are Caissie Levy and Patti Murin as Elsa and Anna.

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Feb 22, 2018

From Miss Saigon to Once On This Island: Celebrate Lea Salonga on Stage
The Tony Award winner celebrates her birthday February 22.

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Feb 22, 2018

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: February 22


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Feb 21, 2018

A Look at Broadway Classics in Concert at Carnegie Hall
The concert featured Laura Osnes, Tony Yazbeck, and more.

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Feb 21, 2018

A Look at the Re-Imagined Production of Indecent at The Guthrie
Director Wendy C. Goldberg brings Paula Vogel's play to Minneapolis.

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Feb 21, 2018

New Block of Tickets Will Go on Sale for Broadway's Come From Away
The critically acclaimed musical celebrates its one-year anniversary on Broadway March 12.

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Feb 21, 2018

Santino Fontana to Step Into Hello, Dolly! on Broadway
The Tony Award nominee will temporarily replace Gavin Creel in role of Cornelius Hackl beginning March 13.

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Feb 21, 2018

Sarah McLellan Joins Ensemble Studio Theatre as Executive Director
Current Executive Director Paul Slee will depart EST after a decade.

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Feb 21, 2018

New York Philharmonic Concerts Celebrate Three 20th-Century American Composers
Concerts feature iconic works by Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, and Samuel Barber.

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Feb 21, 2018

Stage Directions: TUTS' Dan Knechtges On the Decision That Led to His Big Broadway Break
As part of Playbill's new column with directors exploring the decisions that led to their successes and setbacks, the Spelling Bee choreographer shares his path to helming shows and now Houston's Theatre Under the Stars.

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Feb 21, 2018

Step Inside Broadway's Minskoff Theatre
Inside the Theatre, the photo feature series that documents Broadway's historic playhouses, continues with the Minskoff Theatre.

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Feb 21, 2018

Kate Shindle, J. Harrison Ghee, Janet Dacal, and More Join Harry Connick Jr.-Led The Sting Musical
Previews begin March 29 at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse.

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Feb 21, 2018

Moonlight and Jitney Star André Holland to Direct New York Premiere of Dutch Masters
The new play by Greg Keller will premiere Off-Broadway this April.

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Feb 21, 2018

Check Out Photos of The Amateurs at Vineyard Theatre
The world-premiere production of Jordan Harrison's new play began performances Off-Broadway February 8.

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Feb 21, 2018

Watch Broadway's Lewis Black ‘Back in Black' on The Daily Show
The Drama Desk-nominated comedian enjoyed a cameo on a recent episode of the Comedy Central news show.

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Feb 21, 2018

Tony and Oscar Nominee Allison Janney Talks About Penning a Potential Oscar Win Speech
The actor has won the SAG Award, Golden Globe, and BAFTA Awards for I, Tonya and talks about what will happen if she wins the Academy Award.

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Feb 21, 2018

Watch Keala Settle Sing Oscar-Nominated ‘This Is Me' on Ellen
The Tony-nominated stage veteran performs The Greatest Showman song.

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Feb 21, 2018

Date Set for Second Annual Chita Rivera Awards
Nominating committees have also been announced.

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Feb 21, 2018

Michael Arden Will Direct Annie at the Hollywood Bowl
The summer season will also feature a Leonard Bernstein celebration with Brian Stokes Mitchell and Kristin Chenoweth.

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Feb 21, 2018

Heathers Musical, Based on Cult 1988 Film, Sets One-Night-Only Concert Return
The Off-Broadway musical by Tony nominee Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy will come to Feinstein's/54 Below in March.

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Feb 21, 2018

First Look at Martyna Majok's queens
The LCT3 production is playing in the Claire Tow Theater at Lincoln Center Theater.

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Feb 21, 2018

From In the Heights to On Your Feet! : Look Back at Andréa Burns Onstage
The Drama Desk nominee celebrates her birthday February 21.

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Feb 21, 2018

Drew Cohen Appointed Global CEO of Theatrical Licensing Agency Music Theatre International
Along with Cameron Mackintosh and Freddie Gershon, Cohen sets plans for the vanguard of Broadway licensing agencies as it expands its global reach.

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Feb 21, 2018

An American Maestra: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's Marin Alsop's View From the Podium
Alsop holds forth on Americans versus Europeans, the enduring gender gap, and the evolution of the orchestra.

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Feb 21, 2018

2018-2019 Opera Season Announcements
Stay up to date with U.S. opera companies' upcoming lineups.

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Feb 21, 2018

Taylor Mac's Hir, Heisenberg, and More Tapped for Shakespeare & Company Season
The Berkshires theatre festival will run May-October.

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Feb 21, 2018

Phantom of the Opera's Julia Udine Will Star in Walnut's Tell Me on a Sunday
The Andrew Lloyd Webber song cycle will play the Philadelphia venue in April.

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Feb 21, 2018

Ramin Karimloo Will Play Australia With Special Guest Anna O'Byrne
The two stars of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom sequel Love Never Dies will appear together for the June concerts.

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Feb 21, 2018

Schedule of Upcoming and Announced Broadway Shows
See what's in previews, what's premiering out of town, and what's in development.

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Feb 21, 2018

All or Nothing—The Mod Musical Will Transfer to London's West End
Previews will begin at the Ambassadors Theatre in March.

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Feb 21, 2018

Harry Potter Playwright Jack Thorne to Pen Script for Live-Action Pinocchio
The adaptation of the 1940 Disney classic will be directed by Paul King.

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Feb 21, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Zendaya, and More Added to Lineup of Oscar Presenters
The Tony winner and Oscar nominee, The Greatest Showman star, and eight more names have been added to the list for the March 4 broadcast.

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Feb 21, 2018

Broadway Revival of Angels in America Will Offer a Digital Lottery and Rush
The Tony Kushner epics, featuring a cast that includes Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane, begins February 23.

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Feb 21, 2018

Read Reviews for Kings Off-Broadway
See what critics think of Sarah Burgess' new D.C.-set political play, directed by Hamilton Tony winner Thomas Kail.

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Feb 21, 2018

So Fetch: The Mean Girls Cast Member Most Likely To...
From the one most likely to hide wine in her purse to the one most likely to sing with woodland creatures, the Mean Girls actors offer up their own takes on yearbook honors.

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Feb 21, 2018

See Lin-Manuel Miranda, Steven Pasquale, and More at Kings Opening Night
Gillian Jacobs and Eisa Davis go head to head in Sarah Burgess' new D.C.-set political play at the Public.

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Feb 21, 2018

Phillipa Soo Lands Role in CBS Pilot The Code
The Hamilton Tony nominee has been cast as a lieutenant and lawyer.

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Feb 21, 2018

War Horse Will Return to London's National Theatre; Additional Season Casting Set
The theatre's upcoming lineup also includes Translations, Polly Stenham's contemporary take on Miss Julie, The Lehman Trilogy, and Branden Jacobs-Jenkin's An Octoroon.

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Feb 21, 2018

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda on the Opening Night Red Carpet of Off-Broadway's Kings
The multiple Tony winner came out to support director Thomas Kail and more for the play's debut at the Public Theater.

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Feb 21, 2018

Win Broadway Tickets at the New Swarovski Times Square Flagship
Playbill readers and Swarovski fans will have multiple chances to win two tickets to a Broadway show!

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Feb 21, 2018

See Arielle Jacobs Take Center Stage as Princess Jasmine in Broadway's Aladdin
Jacobs joined the Broadway company of the hit Disney musical at the New Amsterdam Theatre February 20.

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Feb 21, 2018

See Harvey Fierstein March Torch Song to Its New Home on Broadway
Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl will reprise their performances when the Second Stage Theater production transfers this fall.

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Feb 21, 2018

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: February 21


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Feb 21, 2018

Do You Know the Playbills of These Tony-Winning Best Musicals?
Test your knowledge of the Playbill covers of these shows—without their titles.

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Feb 20, 2018

Caissie Levy, Patti Murin, and More on Blending the Familiar With the Unexpected for Broadway's Frozen
The Disney musical begins February 22 at the St. James Theatre.

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Feb 20, 2018

A First Look at Bryony Lavery's Frozen in London
The West End revival, which stars Suranne Jones, opens at Theatre Royal Haymarket February 20.

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Feb 20, 2018

Grosses Analysis: Holiday Weekend Delivers Box Office Bump; The Lion King and Hamilton Top Earners
Nine other shows surpassed $1 million in the week ending February 18.

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Feb 20, 2018

Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl Will Star in Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song on Broadway
The two will reprise their performances when the Second Stage Theater production transfers this fall.

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Feb 20, 2018

Read Reviews for Aleshea Harris' Relentless Award-Winning Is God Is
See what critics think of the world-premiere production, now playing Soho Rep.

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Feb 20, 2018

Watch Mykal Kilgore Nail the ‘Doing the Most' Vocal Challenge
Playbill puts the Broadway belter's vocal chops to the test.

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Feb 20, 2018

Kate Baldwin, Will Swenson, and More Perform With the Skivvies in Hit Singles
Theatrical musical duo Nick Cearley and Lauren Molina stripped down with special guests February 15 at The Green Room 42.

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Feb 20, 2018

Chita Rivera Packs March Slate With 54 Below Run, Plus Appearances With Tommy Tune and Seth Rudetsky
The Broadway legend has lined up appearances across the country, starting with a 10-performance New York City concert engagement.

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Feb 20, 2018

Dave Thomas Brown Is Elder Price in Broadway's Book of Mormon February 20; Cody Jamison Strand Returns
The Tony-winning musical approaches its eighth year at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.

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Feb 20, 2018

Adam Chanler-Berat, Patrick Page, Daniel Sunjata, and More Join Condola Rashad in Saint Joan on Broadway
The Manhattan Theatre Club revival will begin performances this spring.

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Feb 20, 2018

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel's Marin Hinkle Proves Her Theatre Cred
The star of the award-winning Amazon series and ABC's hit sitcom Speechless talks about the theatre experiences that made her the performer she is today.

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Feb 20, 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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Feb 20, 2018

Cruel Intentions Extends for Third and Final Time and Welcomes New Cast Members
The hit Off-Broadway show has doubled its originally scheduled engagement, and is now set to head on tour beginning this fall.

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Feb 20, 2018

See Laura Osnes, Taylor Louderman, Rachel Bloom, Ciara Renée, and More at the Broadway Princess Party
Osnes and friends celebrated film and stage royalty February 11 by singing their songs.

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Feb 20, 2018

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

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Feb 20, 2018

Stacey Yen on Building Off-Broadway's Miles for Mary With The Mad Ones
Yen is the latest guest on the artists' podcast The Compass, hosted by Leah Walsh.

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Feb 20, 2018

Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 Eyeing Engagements in U.S., London, Korea, and More
A Tokyo run is scheduled to begin in January 2019.

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Feb 20, 2018

Virtuoso Mandolin Player Avi Avital Crosses the Border Between Folk and Classical Music
The Israeli mandolinist discusses the rich history of his instrument, crossing genres, embedding nuance, and the artistic persona.

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Feb 20, 2018

Arielle Jacobs Is Aladdin's New Jasmine on Broadway Starting February 20
The hit Disney musical continues at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

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Feb 20, 2018

Extended Good for Otto Begins Performances
Tony-winning playwright David Rabe looks at life inside a rural Connecticut mental health center in his newest play.

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Feb 20, 2018

Kings, With Gillian Jacobs and Eisa Davis, Opens Off-Broadway
The two actors go head to head in Sarah Burgess' new D.C.-set political play, also starring Aya Cash and Zach Grenier.

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Feb 20, 2018

Meet the Cast of the New York Premiere of Bobbie Clearly
Alex Lubischer's comedy-about-a-tragedy will be the second Roundabout Underground production of the season.

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Feb 20, 2018

Broadway Rush, Lottery, and Standing Room Only Policies
Playbill's complete round-up of the latest Broadway rush, lottery, standing-room-only (SRO), and student ticket policies.

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Feb 20, 2018

Off-Broadway Rush and Inexpensive Ticket Policies
To make tickets more affordable to students and other theatregoers on a budget, many Off-Broadway shows have implemented rush, lottery and inexpensive ticket policies.

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Feb 20, 2018

Ramin Karimloo, Laura Osnes, Lea Salonga, More Part of Broadway Classics Concert at Carnegie Hall
The February 20 concert celebrates the work of Jason Robert Brown, Stephen Flaherty, George Gershwin, Alan Menken, Lucy Simon, and Maury Yeston.

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Feb 20, 2018

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: February 20


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Feb 20, 2018

Look Back at Tony Winner Jessie Mueller Onstage
Mueller will return to Broadway this season as Julie Jordan in Carousel.

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Feb 19, 2018

Weekly Schedule of Current Broadway Shows
Here is a rundown of current Broadway shows and their weekly show times.

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