All stories by Roberto Araujo on BroadwayStars

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Go Inside Rehearsals of The Prom in México City by Roberto Araujo

Mexican star Susana Zabaleta shares her experience in the role of Gigi Flores with Playbill.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:31PM
Friday, December 3, 2021

Watch Broadway's Morgan James in 1st Installment of Playbill's Holiday Concert Series by Roberto Araujo

A new episode will be released every Friday in December to celebrate the holidays.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Monday, November 29, 2021

Watch: Faith Salie Shares How Her Solo Play Approval Junkie Went From Page to the Stage by Roberto Araujo

The play from the Emmy winner continues through December 12 at the Minetta Lane Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:15AM
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Watch The Julie and Jackie Show with Fairycakes’ Julie Halston and Jackie Hoffman by Roberto Araujo

The two actors stop by the Playbill Studio to share their views on being an actor in New York, theatre etiquette, and the closing of Fairycakes.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:12AM
Monday, November 15, 2021

Watch: Tick, Tick…Boom! Stars Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, and Robin de Jesús on Bringing Jonathan Larson’s Work to the Screen by Roberto Araujo

The film, directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, is now in cinemas and arrives on Netflix November 19.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:45AM
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Watch Tony Award Winner Twyla Tharp in Rehearsals for Twyla Now at New York City Center by Roberto Araujo

Tony Nominee Robert Fairchild, and New York City Ballet’s Sara Mearns will be part of the program starting November 17.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:09PM
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Learn the Choreography From Off-Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors by Roberto Araujo

Watch choreographer Ellenore Scott and cast member Joy Woods teach the opening number of the show.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Monday, November 8, 2021

Watch Company's Claybourne Elder Return to His Dressing Room for the 1st Time Since the Broadway Shutdown by Roberto Araujo

The production will resume performances November 15 at Broadway’s Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, November 5, 2021

Watch Chicago's Bianca Marroquín Perform Kiss of the Spider Woman's 'Where You Are' Ahead of Green Room 42 Concert by Roberto Araujo

The Broadway favorite also sings "Perfidia" from her new concert act, Where You Are.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:03PM
Thursday, November 4, 2021

Watch an Exclusive Sneak Peek at Jessica Vosk in Rehearsal for Her Solo Carnegie Hall Concert by Roberto Araujo

The concert, directed by Warren Carlyle, will take place November 8.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:53PM
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Relive the Original Broadway Cast of Beetlejuice Playing a Halloween Round of Playbill—The Game Show by Roberto Araujo

Join Jill Abramovitz, Kelvin Moon Loh, and Elliott Mattox as they test their knowledge of spooky Broadway shows.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, October 29, 2021

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at I Put a Spell on You: The Sanderson Variant by Roberto Araujo

Jay Armstrong Johnson's Hocus Pocus-themed show returned amid new challenges.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Watch Lillias White’s Dynamic Rendition of Disney Classic 'When You Wish Upon a Star' by Roberto Araujo

The Tony Award winner belts out a track from her new studio recording, Get Yourself Some Happy!

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Watch an Exclusive Performance of 'Journey to the Past' From the North American Tour of Anastasia by Roberto Araujo

Kyla Stone stopped by the Playbill Studio to offer her rendition of the Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty song.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Watch a Sneak Peek of 'Sweet Gwen Suite' From the Fall for Dance Festival by Roberto Araujo

The festival begins performances October 13 at New York City Center.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Watch a Sneak Peek of The Broadway Set Miniatures of Henry Lee Exhibit at The New York Public Library by Roberto Araujo

The exhibit features six models of popular Broadway sets, re-created with LEGO bricks.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Back On Stage Together: Caroline Bowman and Austin Colby in the North American Tour of Frozen by Roberto Araujo

The married couple share what it is like to return to the stage after COVID-19 put their performing lives on pause.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Watch DCappella in a Sneak Peek of Their New 'Disney’s Broadway Is Back Medley' Music Video by Roberto Araujo

The Disney a cappella group stopped by the Playbill Studio ahead of the new video release.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:25AM
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Max von Essen Answers Our Questions and Sings ‘I Could’ve Danced All Night’ in His Elevator Pitch by Roberto Araujo

The Tony nominee will be featured in the New York Pops Underground Cabaret at Feinstein's/54 Below.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00PM
Saturday, September 25, 2021

Tony Nominees Myra Lucretia Taylor, Celia Rose Gooding, More Share 'Twas the Night Before the Tonys by Roberto Araujo

The Broadway community comes together to read an original poem.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

What to Expect From Douglas Lyons' Chicken and Biscuits by Roberto Araujo

The cast talks about the upcoming play, set to begin performances at the Circle in the Square Theatre September 23.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:43AM
Friday, September 17, 2021

Watch a Sneak Peek at Celebrando the Hispanic Heritage Month at Feinstein's/54 Below by Roberto Araujo

Jaime Lozano and Florencia Cuenca stop by the Playbill Studio for an exclusive performance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:31PM
Thursday, September 16, 2021

Latin and Hispanic Theatre Artists Call for Representation in the PSA Despiértate by Roberto Araujo

Written by Eric Ulloa, the video includes Broadway alums Bianca Marroquín, Ana Villafañe, and Janet Dacal.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Broadway's Amy Spanger Answers Our Questions and Sings ‘Creep’ in Elevator Pitch by Roberto Araujo

Spanger will take the stage at Feinstein's/54 Below in her new show Amy Spanger Sings Her Face Off

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:43AM
Monday, September 13, 2021

How Chicago's Ana Villafañe Ended Up Wearing Ann Reinking’s Iconic Bowler Hat by Roberto Araujo

Chicago will resume performances at the Ambassador Theatre September 14.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:24PM
Friday, September 10, 2021

Watch an Exclusive Performance of Barlow & Bear's The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical Concept Album by Roberto Araujo

The album consisting of 15 original songs is available September 10.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:00AM
Thursday, September 9, 2021

Watch New Stars of Chicago on Broadway Meet the Press by Roberto Araujo

Bianca Marroquín, Ana Villafañe, Lillias White, and Paulo Szot share what it is to be back on stage.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:54PM
Friday, September 3, 2021

Watch a Sneak Peek From Music of Broadway for Cello and Piano Album by Roberto Araujo

The debut solo album of acclaimed cellist Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf is out September 3.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Broadway's Brynn Williams Answers Our Questions and Sings ‘(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman’ in Her Elevator Pitch by Roberto Araujo

How many questions will Williams be able to answer in her (long) elevator ride from the green room to the stage at Feinstein's/54 Below?

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Waitress Star Sara Bareilles Shares What it's Like to Return to the Diner by Roberto Araujo

The musical begins performances September 2 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM
Monday, August 23, 2021

Watch: Broadway’s Jay Armstrong Johnson Reveal Dream Role in His Elevator Pitch by Roberto Araujo

Johnson will celebrate his birthday at Feinstein's/54 Below with his new show There is No Place Like Home.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM

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Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
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Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre