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Friday, August 12, 2022

Humanitarian Safi Rauf Outsmarted the Taliban With a Code Based on Les Misérables by Bethany Rickwald

Rauf, who was held in a basement for 105 days in 2021, is a cofounder of Human First Coalition.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM
Monday, July 18, 2022
Friday, July 15, 2022

What Playbill Cruise Moment Made Santino Fontana Think, "How Did I Luck Into This?" by Bethany Rickwald

As the Tony winner prepares to sail the Mediterranean with Playbill, find out how he's getting ready for the trip.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:33AM
Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Broadway Stars on the 'Magic in the Air' Riding the First-Ever Playbill Pride Float in the NYC Pride Parade by Bethany Rickwald

Antwayn Hopper, Jake Boyd, and John McDaniel on what it was like to witness Pride from Playbill's spot in the parade.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:03PM
Friday, June 24, 2022

Producer and Performer Brennan Srisirikul On Creating Disabled Down Center by Bethany Rickwald

The Playbill-presented benefit event will spotlight working disabled artists as they perform their favorite songs.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02PM

Producer and Performer Brennan Srisirikul On Creating Disabled Down Center by Bethany Rickwald

The Playbill-presented benefit event will spotlight working disabled artists as they perform their favorite songs.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:18AM
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

One-Night What The Constitution Means to Me Will Offer Catharsis and Support Abortion Access by Bethany Rickwald

The play’s author and star spoke to Playbill about her response to the Supreme Court’s potential abortion ruling.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:18PM
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Friday, March 25, 2022

Theatre Forward's Annual Gala: Celebrating Artistic Excellence and Social Change by Bethany Rickwald

Learn more about upcoming event, which will feature performances by Kristin Chenoweth, Brittney Johnson, Phylicia Rashad, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:33AM
Thursday, March 17, 2022
Monday, March 14, 2022

Why You Should Know the Broadway Women’s Alliance by Bethany Rickwald

Learn how the organization is supporting women in 2022, including the new docu-series Here’s To The Ladies Who.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:33PM
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

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