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Friday, December 1, 2023

Julie Benko Releases Multi-Faith Holiday EP Christmas With You December 1 by Logan Culwell-Block

Hear the Harmony star duet with Mykal Kilgore on "(I Never Had a) Christmas With You."

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

Matty Mahoski Wins 2023 Write It Out! Prize for Playwrights Living With HIV by Logan Culwell-Block

The award was created by one in two scribe Donja R. Love.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM

See Production Shots From London's Stranger Things: The First Shadow by Logan Culwell-Block

The prequel to the hit Netflix series is making its world premiere at the Phoenix Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

Maria Friedman, Joanna Ampil Join London Rodgers and Hammerstein Anniversary Concert Lineup by Logan Culwell-Block

The all-star concert evening will also feature Audra McDonald, Marisha Wallace, Aaron Tveit, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

Watch: Preston Mui and Stephanie Jae Park Perform a Sexy New 'I Enjoy Being a Girl' by Logan Culwell-Block

Also featuring all-Asian dance group The Dynasties, the new music video marks the 65th anniversary of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Flower Drum Song.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:06AM

Watch: Christopher Plummer's Unused Vocals Added Back to The Sound of Music Film by Logan Culwell-Block

The newly synced video comes as the 1965 movie musical gets a 'Super Deluxe Edition' soundtrack release December 1.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:32AM

Emilie Kouatchou Leads The Sound of Music at Ogunquit Playhouse, Opening December 1 by Logan Culwell-Block

Anthony C. Daniel is directing and choreographing the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical at the Maine theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02AM
Thursday, November 30, 2023

Watch: The Original Cast of Merrily We Roll Along Reunites at Current Broadway Revival by Logan Culwell-Block

Original and revival casts collaborated for a special auction benefiting Broadway Cares, raising more than $10,000.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:12PM

Tootsie Musical Released for Licensing by Music Theatre International by Logan Culwell-Block

The adaptation of the 1982 film is written by David Yazbek and Robert Horn.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM

Purlie Victorious, Merrily We Roll Along, More Plan Entertainment Community Fund Benefit Performances by Logan Culwell-Block

Four Broadway shows will host performances this winter with blocks of tickets dedicated to supporting the nonprofit.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM

Katy Sullivan Will Star in Chicago Shakespeare's Richard III by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-nominated Cost of Living star will play the title role, the first woman with a disability to do so in a major U.S. production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM
Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Mary and Max Musical Sets NYC Industry Presentation by Logan Culwell-Block

Nick Adams, Lauren Elder, and more will perform in the Crystal Skillman-Bobby Cronin musical, previously seen at Austria’s Theatre Linz.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM

La Cage aux Folles, Next to Normal Join Upcoming Barrington Stage Company Season by Logan Culwell-Block

Artistic Director Alan Paul will direct the Pulitzer-winning Next to Normal in a season marking the Massachusetts company's 30th anniversary.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM

Photos: Bebe Neuwirth Presents the 2023 Fred Ebb Award by Logan Culwell-Block

Freya Catrin Smith and Jack Williams were honored at the November 27 ceremony at the American Airlines Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:36AM

Emilie Kouatchou Leads The Sound of Music at Ogunquit Playhouse Beginning November 29 by Logan Culwell-Block

Anthony C. Daniel is directing and choreographing the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical at the Maine theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Broadway Grosses Analysis: Box Office Soars Nearly 30% Over Thanksgiving Weekend by Logan Culwell-Block

Five shows joined The $2 Million Club last week, including newcomers Merrily We Roll Along and Sweeney Todd.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:32PM

Photos and Video: White Christmas at Bucks County Playhouse by Logan Culwell-Block

Ashley Blanchet, Jeremiah James, Jarran Muse, and Kaitlyn Frank lead the holiday classic at the Pennsylvania theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:18PM

Making-Of Documentary, Soundtrack Dated for The Color Purple Movie Musical by Logan Culwell-Block

The film's co-producer, Oprah Winfrey, will host the documentary special for HBO Max.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM

Samuel Adewunmi to Star in West End Transfer of Sam Holcroft's A Mirror by Logan Culwell-Block

Jonny Lee Miller, Tanya Reynolds, and Geoffrey Streatfeild will reprise their performances from the Almeida Theatre production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM
Sunday, November 26, 2023

United Nations: The Other West Opens Off-Broadway November 26 by Logan Culwell-Block

Thirdwing and Out of the Box Theatrics are partnering on the production at the former New Ohio Theatre space.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Saturday, November 25, 2023

Avett Brothers Musical Swept Away Starts at Arena Stage November 25 by Logan Culwell-Block

The new musical is playing the D.C. theatre through December 30.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Thursday, November 23, 2023
Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Watch: Ariana DeBose Sings 'This Wish' From New Disney Animated Film on Good Morning America by Logan Culwell-Block

The Oscar-winning stage favorite voices Asha in the new release, now in movie theatres.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18PM

Joe Posa Will Be Joan Rivers at The Green Room 42 by Logan Culwell-Block

The acclaimed impersonator—reportedly Rivers' favorite—will celebrate the late comedian's 90th birthday November 25.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

Upcoming London Spirited Away Extends Run by Logan Culwell-Block

The John Caird-helmed production based on the Studio Ghibli film is coming to the London Coliseum in 2024.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Roald Dahl's The Witches Stage Musical in London? by Logan Culwell-Block

The new musical, featuring a score by The Great Comet's Dave Malloy, opened at The National Theatre November 21.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM

Christopher Eccleston Is Ebenezer Scrooge in The Old Vic's A Christmas Carol, Opening November 22 by Logan Culwell-Block

The Jack Thorne-penned adaptation of the Dickens classic, which played Broadway in 2019, has become an annual tradition at the London theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Tuesday, November 21, 2023

The STAGE Act: How It Could Save Non-Profit Theatres, and How You Can Help by Logan Culwell-Block

We talk to the crusaders working at the front lines to win much needed federal funding for our struggling stages.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Alicia Keys to Play 1-Night-Only Benefit Concert at The Public Theater by Logan Culwell-Block

The Off-Broadway company is currently hosting the world premiere of Keys' autobiographical jukebox musical Hell's Kitchen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:54PM

Broadway Grosses Analysis: Box Office Holds Steady Heading Into Holiday Season by Logan Culwell-Block

The Lion King and Merrily We Roll Along continue to dominate the boards.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:48PM

Manhattan Theatre Club Names Nicki Hunter Associate Artistic Director by Logan Culwell-Block

The promotion is the latest in Hunter's 14-year career with the company, which began in 2009 when she was an intern.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:48PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater