All stories by Bethany Rickwald on BroadwayStars

Friday, December 17, 2021
Friday, December 3, 2021

Watch Activist and Oklahoma! Tour Star Sis on Playbill's Instagram Live by Bethany Rickwald

Playbill's social media manager interviewed the performer about her work on stage and off.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:48PM
Monday, November 29, 2021

Advent Carolndar's Creators Will Bring Christmas Musical Comedy Back to Social Media by Bethany Rickwald

Watch Julia Mattison and Joel Waggoner, creators of the Instagram holiday sensation, on FaceTime.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:56PM

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sara Bareilles, More Members of the Broadway Community Celebrate Sondheim by Bethany Rickwald

The stars gathered in Manhattan's Duffy Square to celebrate the composer-lyricist's life and art singing "Sunday" from Sunday in the Park With George.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Sunday, November 28, 2021

New York’s Theatre Industry Thanks Senate Majority Leader Schumer for Saving Our Stages by Bethany Rickwald

Quotes from leaders of New York City’s most important theatre organizations capture feelings that echo throughout the industry.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:00AM
Monday, November 22, 2021

How to Conquer the BFA Application and Audition Process With My College Audition by Bethany Rickwald

A My College Audition alum shares how his dreams became a reality.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Read Winning Entries From Prudential's Standing Ovations Ticket Giveaway by Bethany Rickwald

The monthly drawing is presented by Playbill.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM
Friday, November 5, 2021

James Lapine Is Flying Back Over Sunset by Bethany Rickwald

A conversation with the Tony-winning book writer and director of Lincoln Center Theater’s new musical about the shared LSD experiences of three luminaries of the 1950s.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:11PM
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Look Back at the Excitement of 3-Day Outdoor Broadway Festival Curtain Up! by Bethany Rickwald

The celebration, which was sponsored by Prudential, included interactive experiences and live performances.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:15PM
Saturday, October 16, 2021

Celebrate Angela Lansbury's Birthday With This Original Song by Alan Menken and Tim Rice by Bethany Rickwald

Plus, watch the legendary songwriters discuss how Lansbury inspired the tune and donate to The Actors Fund.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Staging The Comeback: Go Behind the Curtain With Broadway Stage Manager Cody Renard Richard by Bethany Rickwald

This four-part series, sponsored by Prudential, gives a platform to the talented individuals working behind the scenes in theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM
Monday, September 27, 2021

Slave Play Will Return to Broadway by Bethany Rickwald

The play, which originally opened in October 2019, was up for 12 awards at the 74th annual Tony Awards.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:59AM
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Staging The Comeback: Go Behind the Curtain With Alvin Ailey Artistic Director Robert Battle by Bethany Rickwald

This four-part series sponsored by Prudential gives a platform to the talented individuals working behind the scenes in theatre.

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

Staging The Comeback: Go Behind the Curtain With Producer, Writer, and Consultant JJ Maley by Bethany Rickwald

This four-part series sponsored by Prudential gives a platform to the talented individuals working behind the scenes in theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:56PM
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Staging The Comeback: Go Behind the Curtain with Hair and Wig Supervisor Kevin Thomas Garcia by Bethany Rickwald

This four-part series sponsored by Prudential gives a platform to the talented individuals working behind the scenes in theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM
Sunday, September 5, 2021

Broadway Return of Waitress Sets House Record at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre by Bethany Rickwald

With creator Sara Bareilles back in the lead role, the musical grossed more in single-day ticket sales than any other show in the history of the Barrymore.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:08PM
Monday, August 9, 2021

Watch Musical Highlights From Central Park, Starring Josh Gad, Leslie Odom, Jr., More by Bethany Rickwald

The first two seasons of the animated series are now streaming on Apple TV+.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:24PM
Wednesday, August 4, 2021

First Listen: Norbert Leo Butz and Lilli Cooper Join Ethan Slater and Nick Blaemire in Edge of the World by Bethany Rickwald

The new concept album follows a boy who uses his imagination to cope with new surroundings.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:17PM
Friday, July 16, 2021

Watch These 7 Performances From the 2021 Jimmy Awards by Bethany Rickwald

Seventy-two students participated in this year's all-online event, hosted by Corbin Bleu.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:38PM
Monday, July 12, 2021

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Schmigadoon!, Starring Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key by Bethany Rickwald

The musical series also features a host of Broadway favorites, including Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:12AM
Thursday, June 24, 2021

Watch Playbill's Glimmer of Light Pride Concert Free Online June 24 by Bethany Rickwald

The digital presentation features RuPaul's Drag Race alum Jan Sport, Ariana DeBose, Peppermint, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Tune-In Reminder: Watch Playbill's Glimmer of Light Pride Concert Free Online June 24 by Bethany Rickwald

The digital presentation features RuPaul's Drag Race alum Jan Sport, Ariana DeBose, Peppermint, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Friday, June 18, 2021

Celebrate Rodgers and Hammerstein With The Theatre Channel's Episode 7 by Bethany Rickwald

The offering is a collaboration with Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:00AM
Thursday, June 17, 2021

Playbill's Glimmer of Light Takes the Stage at Radial Park June 17 by Bethany Rickwald

Jan Sport, Max Crumm, DeMarius R. Copes, and more are set for Playbill's first-ever live concert event.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Jan Sport, Peppermint, Shakina Nayfack, More Added to Glimmer of Light Lineup by Bethany Rickwald

Playbill's live concert event will take place live at Radial Park and also be available as a free post-event stream.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, May 28, 2021

The Theatre Channel's Episode 7 to Celebrate Rogers and Hammerstein by Bethany Rickwald

The upcoming offering is a collaboration with Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:29AM

The Theatre Channel's Episode 7 to Celebrate Rodgers and Hammerstein by Bethany Rickwald

The upcoming offering is a collaboration with Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:29AM
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Star-Studded Virtual Spectacular The Progress of Pride Will Celebrate the Intersection of Pride and Broadway by Bethany Rickwald

OUTTakes, a four-part interview and performance video series, will lead up to the event.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:43AM
Friday, May 21, 2021

Antonio Banderas, Kerry Ellis, Layton Williams, More Featured in New, Showstopping The Theatre Channel Episode by Bethany Rickwald

The sixth episode of the series features songs from A Chorus Line, Side Show, and other favorites.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:33PM
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Miscast21 Performer Kelly Marie Tran Rose to Fame in Hollywood, but Her Heart Is on Broadway by Bethany Rickwald

The Raya and the Last Dragon and Star Wars star took on a number from The Book of Mormon for MCC's annual fundraiser.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:10PM

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