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Jul 05, 2022

Disney's Beauty and the Beast Sets Live-Action, Animated Hybrid TV Production On ABC
In the Heights and Wicked film director Jon M. Chu will executive produce the Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical.



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Jul 05, 2022

Get a 1st Look at Danai Gurira, Ali Stroker, More in Free Shakespeare in the Park's Richard III
The outdoor production plays Central Park's Delacorte Theater through July 17.



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Jul 05, 2022

Jeremy Jordan Will Debut New Rock Band in NYC Concert This Fall
The Newsies and Bonnie and Clyde star will return to Sony Hall.



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Jul 05, 2022

Justin Vivian Bond and Anthony Roth Costanzo's Only an Octave Apart Sets Limited Engagement in London
The show features the duo expressing their queer identities through unique interpretations of classical and pop music.



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Jul 05, 2022

Check Out Production Photos for JJ Green's A-Typical Rainbow
The world premiere of the debut play by autistic writer Green is currently in previews at London's Turbine Theatre.



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Jul 05, 2022

Why POTUS Might Be For You
The Broadway Applause Series Salutes POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive.



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Jul 05, 2022

World Premiere Duncan Sheik and Kyle Jarrow Musical Noir Available to Stream on Demand
The murder mystery musical opened at Houston's Alley Theatre June 9 with a cast including Christy Altomare, Adam Kantor, and Morgan Marcell.



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Jul 05, 2022

Playbill's Broadway Horoscope Readings: July 2022
Welcome to summer, Broadway lovers! What does July have in store for you?



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Jul 05, 2022

See New Production Photos of Mean Girls National Tour
English Bernhardt, Jasmine Rogers, Nadina Hassan, Morgan Ashley Bryant, Lindsay Heather Pearce, and more star in the musical based on the film of the same name.



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Jul 05, 2022

Christine Ebersole, Lynn Nottage, Suzan-Lori Parks, Mandy Patinkin, More Among 2022 Theater Hall of Fame Inductees
The 51st anniversary induction ceremony will be held in November at the Gershwin Theatre.



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Jul 05, 2022

Nikolai Foster-Directed Annie Will Embark on New U.K. Tour
The revival of the Martin Charnin-Charles Strouse musical played London's West End in 2017.



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Jul 05, 2022

How to Get $35 Rush Tickets to Broadway's The Kite Runner
The stage adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's novel is adapted by Matthew Spangler and stars Amir Arison.



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Jul 05, 2022

Helen Hunt to Star in Vaccine-Themed Comedy Eureka Day at London's Old Vic
Jonathan Spector's new play made its Off-Broadway debut in 2019.



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Jul 05, 2022

Jodi Picoult Leads Creative Team for U.K. World Premiere The Book Thief Musical
Central Park composers Elyssa Samsel and Kate Anderson will pen the score.




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Jul 05, 2022

Giles Terera in Othello and April De Angelis' Kerry Jackson Join London's National Season
Clint Dyer will direct Olivier winner Terera in the Shakespeare classic, marking the first time a Black man has directed the tragedy at a major British theatre.




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Jul 05, 2022

Schedule of Upcoming Live Opera and Ballet Broadcasts
The opera and ballet fans' guide to where they can view live broadcasts.



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Jul 05, 2022

Updates on 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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Jul 05, 2022

Watch Complete PBS Broadcast A Capitol Fourth, Featuring West Side Story Tribute With Chita Rivera and Cynthia Erivo
Darren Criss and Yolanda Adams were also part of the July 4 celebration.




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Jul 05, 2022

Watch SIX Stars Keirsten Nicole Hodgens, Andrea Macasaet, Brittney Mack, Courtney Mack in Broadway Bares: XXX Finale
The 30th anniversary burlesque performance benefited Broadway Cares.



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Jul 05, 2022

Felicia Boswell Joins London's The Drifters Girl July 5
Matt Henry, Tarinn Callender, Tosh Wanogho-Maud, and Adam J. Bernard co-star in the production at the Garrick.



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Jul 05, 2022

Jeanna de Waal and Corbin Bleu Star in Muny Mary Poppins Beginning July 5
Performances of the family favorite musical continue through July 13 in St. Louis.



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Jul 05, 2022

Man of God Begins Williamstown Theatre Festival Run July 5
Co-produced with Los Angeles' Geffen Playhouse where it previously ran, the comedic feminist thriller follows four girls taking action against the male gaze.



Playbill News
Jul 04, 2022

Schedule of Upcoming Off-Broadway Shows
Due to the expansive nature of Off-Broadway, this list is not comprehensive.



Playbill News
Jul 04, 2022

Weekly Schedule of Current Broadway Shows
A rundown of current Broadway shows and their planned show times, as well as cancellations due to COVID.



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Jul 04, 2022

PBS' A Capitol Fourth, Featuring West Side Story Tribute With Chita Rivera, Broadcast July 4
Darren Criss and Yolanda Adams are also part of the broadcast, which is available to stream.



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Jul 04, 2022

New UK Musicals Live in Concert Takes London's The Other Palace Stage July 4
West End alums Tyrone Huntley, Anoushka Lucas, Michael Rouse, and Gemma Sutton will star in the one-night-only performance.



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Jul 04, 2022

Joaquina Kalukango, Freestyle Love Supreme, Moulin Rouge! Musical, More Perform on Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
Today anchors Craig Melvin and Dylan Dreyer host the NBC telecast.



Playbill News
Jul 04, 2022

How Many Show Tunes Can You Identify From Their Firework Lyrics?
Celebrate the holiday with this Fourth of July inspired lyric quiz.

Playbill News
Jul 03, 2022

Director Peter Brook Dies at 97
Mr. Brook was a three time Tony winner, known for his unorthodox approach to traditional plays.



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Jul 03, 2022

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, 2022

Duncan Sheik and Kyle Jarrow's Noir Completes World Premiere July 3
The new musical starring a cast of Broadway veterans finishes its run at Houston, Texas' Alley Theatre.



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Jul 03, 2022

Celebrate Audra McDonald's Birthday With These 13 Videos
Watch just a few of the highlights from the career of the history-making six-time Tony winner.



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Jul 03, 2022

13 Videos Celebrating Tony Winner Betty Buckley
Playbill commemorates Buckley's birthday July 3 with this look back at memorable performances and defining vocals.



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Jul 03, 2022

It's This Lady's Day! Audra McDonald Celebrates Her Birthday July 3
Look back at the six-time Tony winner's Broadway career thus far.



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Jul 03, 2022

Skylar Astin Completes Run in Off-Broadway Little Shop of Horrors July 3
The Spring Awakening and Pitch Perfect star is departing the Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical to begin filming So Help Me Todd for CBS.



Playbill News
Jul 03, 2022

The Orchard, Starring Mikhail Baryshnikov and Jessica Hecht, Ends Off-Broadway Run July 3
Igor Golyak's adaptation of the Chekhov classic is also available virtually.



Playbill News
Jul 02, 2022

Get a 1st Listen to Elton John Singing 'Dress Your Way Up' From The Devil Wears Prada Musical
The adaptation of the hit film and novel will play a pre-Broadway engagement in Chicago this summer.



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Jul 02, 2022

Clubbed Thumb Finishes its 25th Summerworks Festival July 2
The festival wraps up with a final performance of Angela Hanks' Bodies They Ritual.



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Jul 02, 2022

U.K. Tour of Bugsy Malone Musical Begins July 2
Sean Holmes directs the Alan Parker-Paul Williams musical based on Parker's 1976 film.



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Jul 02, 2022

Quiz: Festivals, Fairs, and Other Fêtes
How many Broadway musicals can you identify from clues about their scene-stealing soirées?

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Jul 02, 2022

West End's SIX Resumes Performances Starring Current Queens July 2
Performances at the Vaudeville Theatre were suspended for a filming of the musical with the musical's original West End cast.



Playbill News
Jul 01, 2022

N'Kenge, Phillip Attmore, John Cariani, Aisha de Haas, More Set for Songs of Dorothy Dandridge! at Carnegie Hall
Two performances will be presented in Carnegie's Zankel Hall.




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Jul 01, 2022

Hadestown's Limited Edition Vinyl Box Set Released July 1
The box set features the original cast recording of the Tony-winning musical on three clear vinyl records and a 16-page booklet.



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Jul 01, 2022

A Strange Loop's Rainbow Squad (Vicki Whooper, Erin Gioia Albrecht, and Cherie B. Tay) and Their Big, Queer Weekend
From the mainstage at Playbill's Pride Festival in Times Square to their own onstage parade, the Tony-winning musical's all-queer stage management team came out from behind-the-scenes.



Playbill News
Jul 01, 2022

Check Out New Production Photos of Dom Juan at Bard SummerScape
The 1665 tragicomedy receives a feminist twist with a gender-reframed adaptation and new translation.



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Jul 01, 2022

Check Out Sexy, Behind-the-Scenes Portraits From Broadway Bares: XXX
The 30th anniversary burlesque performance benefited Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.



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Jul 01, 2022

Immersive Production of Next to Normal Begins Previews July 1 in Barcelona
The adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical stars Alice Ripley and Adam Pascal.



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Jul 01, 2022

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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Jul 01, 2022

Watch Kendall Becerra and Nicholas Barrón's Winning Performances at the 2022 Jimmy Awards
Also, watch the opening number from the celebration of high school musical theatre excellence.




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Jul 01, 2022

Watch Alex Newell, Alan Menken, More in Say It With Pride: Disney Celebrates Pride 365 Variety Show
The stream celebrates the achievements and contributions of the LGBTQIA community.



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Jul 01, 2022

That Time When Liberace Annoyed Andrea McArdle with a Recycled Birthday Gift
Plus, how Victoria Clark's son disrupted her Broadway performance and why James Monroe Iglehart's rejection led to his biggest break on Broadway.



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Jul 01, 2022

See Who's Joining Casts of Williamstown Theatre Festival's Summer Lineup
The Berkshire festival will feature works by Daniel Fish, Anna Ouyang Moench, and Harrison David Rivers.



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Jul 01, 2022

Watch Mean Girls National Tour Cast Perform Remixed "I Am What I Am"
Company members of the hit Tina Fey musical celebrate Pride with a music video for their advocacy Instagram page @changeisfetch.



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Jul 01, 2022

Listen to Jeanna de Waal Sing 'Sodom & Gomorrah' From New Musical Her Sound
The show's concept album features music and lyrics by Waitress national tour member Ethan Carlson.



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Jul 01, 2022

Mary Poppins Will Take Final Flight at London's Prince Edward Theatre in 2023
Zizi Strallen currently stars as the high-flying nanny.



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Jul 01, 2022

Ariana DeBose Tells Jimmy Fallon Where She Keeps Her Oscar
The West Side Story performer also spoke about hosting the 2022 Tony Awards during her The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon appearance.



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Jul 01, 2022

Come From Away Sets Closing Date at London's Phoenix Theatre
The international hit musical resumed performances in the West End in July 2021.



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Jul 01, 2022

8 New Musicals Will Be Part of NAMT's 34th Annual Festival of New Musicals
The festival will return to New World Stages this October with in-person performances.



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Jul 01, 2022

Liza Minnelli's Record-Breaking 1979 Carnegie Hall Concerts Released on LP and CD July 1
The three-CD set of Live in New York 1979 features previously unreleased material.



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Jul 01, 2022

NAATCO Production of Queen Completes Run at A.R.T./New York July 1
Madhuri Shekar's Queen, directed by Aneesha Kudtarkar, follows two women faced with a decision that could make or break their careers.



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Jul 01, 2022

Original West End Queens of SIX Perform Live July 1
The Olivier-nominated queens returned for a stage filming of the Tudor pop musical.



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Jul 01, 2022

July 2022 Streaming Guide: Neil Patrick Harris in Uncoupled, Billy Porter-Directed Anything's Possible, More
??Find out what's playing on HBO Max, Hulu, Disney , and more.



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Jul 01, 2022

The Tempest at Theatre Royal Bath's Ustinov Studio Begins Performances July 1
The production launches Artistic Director Deborah Warner's inaugural season.



Playbill News
Jun 30, 2022

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Awards $2.1 Million to National Social Service Providers
Annual grant funding has now returned to pre pandemic levels.



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Jun 30, 2022

New Legislation in New York Aims to Curb Unfair Ticketing Practices in Live Event Industry, Including Broadway
Signed by Governor Hochul, the measure mandates fee transparency and introduces new penalties for scalper bots.



Playbill News
Jun 30, 2022

A Black, Queer Playwright's Roundtable With Michael R. Jackson, James Ijames, Mansa Ra, and Donja R. Love
Four barrier-breaking theatremakers chat about identity, expectations, and their place in the industry.



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Jun 30, 2022

Eduardo Ramos Shares His Disposable Camera Snaps From Take Me Out's Closing and Tony Weekend
Take a look at photos from the celebratory weekend taken by the cast member backstage, from the wings, and on stage.



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Jun 30, 2022

Reviews: What Do Critics Have to Say About Robert Icke's Hamlet?
The production at Park Avenue Armory stars Alex Lawther in the title role.



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Jun 30, 2022

Inside Playbill's Groovy, Queer Big Broadway Disco VIP After Party
Anthony Wayne, Andrew Keenan Bolger, Ari Groover, Todrick Hall, Mykal Kilgore, J Harrison Ghee, and more all partied hard with Playbill this Pride.



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Jun 30, 2022

Hillary Clinton to Moderate BroadwayCon Panel Featuring LaChanze, Julie White, and Vanessa Williams
The fan convention has also announced a panel on queer representation in theatre with L Morgan Lee and Roger Q. Mason.



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Jun 30, 2022

Go Inside Day 2 of Playbill's Weekend-Long Pride in Times Square Celebration
The event included appearances from Hedwig and the Angry Inch's Stephen Trask, the cast of A Strange Loop, and more.



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Jun 30, 2022

Broadway's The Minutes Will Require Audience Masking Through Remainder of Run
The Steppenwolf production, now playing at Studio 54, is set to close July 24.



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Jun 30, 2022

Tony Winners Myles Frost, Hugh Jackman, More to Join 24th Annual Broadway Barks
Hosted by Bernadette Peters and Sutton Foster, the July 9 pet adoption event will be the first held in person since the pandemic.



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Jun 30, 2022

Aleshea Harris' What to Send Up When It Goes Down, More in Upcoming Lookingglass Theatre Company Season
The Chicago-based theatre company is celebrating its 35th anniversary.



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Jun 30, 2022

From Rent to A Strange Loop: Reflecting on Queer Representation on the Broadway Stage
Members of the theatre community reflect on embodying iconic queer characters.



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Jun 30, 2022

Gaten Matarazzo Compares Broadway Return to 'Getting On a Motorcycle'
The Stranger Things actor appeared on the June 29 broadcast of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.



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Jun 30, 2022

Netflix's Matilda Movie Musical to Open BFI London Film Festival
The adaptation of the Tony- and Olivier-winning production stars newcomer Alisha Weir as Matilda and Emma Thompson as Mrs. Trunchbull.



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Jun 30, 2022

Lessons in Survival: 1971 Closes June 30 at The Vineyard
The play features Emmy nominee Carl Clemons-Hopkins and Crystal Dickinson as James Baldwin and Nikki Giovanni, respectively.



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Jun 29, 2022

Sam Rockwell Investigates a West End Murder in See How They Run Trailer
The upcoming whodunit also stars Saoirse Ronan and Ruth Wilson.



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Jun 29, 2022

Seth Rudetsky Will Bring Big Fat Broadway Show to Theatre by the Sea
The actor, musical director, columnist, radio personality, and Stars in the House host will play the Rhode Island venue July 11.



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Jun 29, 2022

Photos: Go Inside Day 2 of Playbill's Weekend-Long Pride in Times Square Celebration
The event included appearances from Hedwig and the Angry Inch's Stephen Trask, the cast of A Strange Loop, and more.



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Jun 29, 2022

Chris Myers and Russell G. Jones to Star in MTC's Where the Mountain Meets the Sea Off-Broadway
The Jeff Augustin-written show follows a son's journey to connect with his father.



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Jun 29, 2022

Donny Osmond-Led Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Film to Stream Free July 4th Weekend
Andrew Lloyd Webber has revived his The Shows Must Go On! series, originally created in the wake of the worldwide shutdown of live theatre.



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Jun 29, 2022

Amber Iman Sings 'Stay' in New Single From Upcoming Lempicka Cast Album
Currently running at La Jolla Playhouse, the musical tells the true story of artist Tamara de Lempicka, played by Eden Espinosa.



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Jun 29, 2022

Broadway Cares Awards $300,000 in Special Grants to Support Access to Reproductive Health Care
The grants will support Planned Parenthood and NARAL Pro-Choice America in the wake of the recent Supreme Court ruling.



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Jun 29, 2022

Broadway Stars on the 'Magic in the Air' Riding the First-Ever Playbill Pride Float in the NYC Pride Parade
Antwayn Hopper, Jake Boyd, and John McDaniel on what it was like to witness Pride from Playbill's spot in the parade.



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Jun 29, 2022

Chris McCarrell, Elizabeth Parkinson Join Upcoming SuperYou Concerts
The concerts follow a pandemic-canceled Off-Broadway premiere, drive-in concert, and viral success on TikTok.



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Jun 29, 2022

Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Guest Star on High School Musical: The Musical: The Series; Watch Trailer for Upcoming 3rd Season
The East High Wildcats are poised to take on Disney's Frozen in the new season on Disney , premiering July 27.



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Jun 29, 2022

Watch Jason Tam, Bonnie Milligan, More in Complete Opening Number From Broadway Bares: XXX
The 30th anniversary burlesque performance benefited Broadway Cares.




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Jun 29, 2022

Joy Woods, Maryann Plunkett, Ryan Vasquez, More Cast in World Premiere of The Notebook Musical
Performances of the Ingrid Michaelson-Bekah Brunstetter musical will begin in September at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.




Playbill News
Jun 29, 2022

Joaquina Kalukango, Freestyle Love Supreme, Moulin Rouge! Musical, More to Perform on Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
Today anchors Craig Melvin and Dylan Dreyer will host the NBC telecast.



Playbill News
Jun 29, 2022

Liz Ramos and Jonathan Raviv to Star in Clarence Coo's On That Day in Amsterdam
The play, about a romantic day shared by a refugee from the Middle East and an American, will play at Off-Broadway's 59E59 Theaters.



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Jun 29, 2022

London's Saving Britney Announces Off-Broadway Transfer to SoHo Playhouse
The solo show is inspired by the #FreeBritney movement.



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Jun 29, 2022

Checking In With… Hadestown Star T. Oliver Reid
The actor discusses succeeding Tony winner André De Shields as Hermes in the Tony-winning musical Hadestown.



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Jun 29, 2022

Broadway Favorites Billy Porter, Zachary Levi, Allison Janney, Zachary Quinto, More Will Explore Their Ancestry On Who Do You Think You Are?
NBC's genealogy-based series has announced the lineup for their upcoming fourth season.



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Jun 29, 2022

Broadway Camelot Revival Shifts to Spring 2023
The Lerner and Loewe revival will feature a new book by To Kill a Mockingbird playwright Aaron Sorkin and direction by Bartlett Sher.



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Jun 29, 2022

Company's Jennifer Simard, Rashidra Scott Join BroadwayCon Panel 'The Power of Self-Care Through Self-Talk'
The Broadway favorites will be joined by Peloton's Christine D'Ercole and Leading Lady Fitness' Steph Wilberding.



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Jun 29, 2022

Stephen Schwartz Confirms New Songs for Wicked Movies; Leaves Room for Single-Film Cut
The six-time Tony nominee commented on the upcoming screen version of his long-running Broadway musical, set to star Cynthia Erivo and Ariana Grande.



Playbill News
Jun 29, 2022

Playbill's Iconic LGBTQ Moments in Theatre You Should Know Takes a Look at Trans Representation on Broadway
Join Tony Award nominee L Morgan Lee in the last episode of the original Playbill series.



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Jun 29, 2022

See Patina Miller, Sara Bareilles, Brian d'Arcy James, More Take Their First Bows in Into the Woods on Broadway
The Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine revival, a transfer from New York City Center Encores!, began its Broadway run June 28.



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