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Friday, December 4, 2020

Jeremy O. Harris and NYTW Launch $50K Commission for New Works by Dan Meyer

Two Black womxn will be selected in the commission's inaugural year.

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Jeremy O. Harris and NYTW Launch $50K Commissions for New Works by Dan Meyer

Two Black womxn, each receiving a $50,000 commission, will be selected in the inaugural year.

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Alan Menken, Glenn Slater, James Graham at Work on Animal Farm Musical by Dan Meyer

The show is aiming for a spring 2021 workshop ahead of a West End debut.

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The Prom Movie Soundtrack Drops December 4 by Dan Meyer

Listen to Meryl Streep, Andrew Rannells, Ariana DeBose, Nicole Kidman, Jo Ellen Pellman and more sing out ahead of the Netflix film's release.

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Death Drop, Starring Monét X Change and Courtney Act, Begins in London December 4 by Dan Meyer

The RuPaul's Drag Race alums are caught in a murder mystery at the Garrick Theatre.

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Helder Guimarães Looks to The Future, Beginning December 4 From Geffen Stayhouse by Dan Meyer

Audiences visit a high-stakes poker game and a pub in the south of France in the virtual, interactive production.

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Amber Gray, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Phillipa Soo, More Take Part in Ars Nova Forever Telethon December 4–5 by Dan Meyer

The 24-hour live stream includes cast reunions for Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 and KPOP.

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Broadway Alum Nik Walker Hosts Health and Wellness Discussion With Orthopaedic Physicians December 4 by Dan Meyer

Centerstage With Healthcare Heroes marks a partnership between Playbill and Rothman Orthopaedic Institute.

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Thursday, December 3, 2020

Warner Bros. Will Release Entire 2021 Slate, Including In the Heights, on HBO Max and in Theatres Simultaneously by Dan Meyer

The adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Tony-winning musical is slated to debut June 18.

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Spotlight on Black Broadway Producers: Dale Mott by Dan Meyer

The Thoughts of a Colored Man producer wants to create a new theatrical landscape where BIPOC narratives are the norm.

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Lisa Dawn Cave, Beverly Jenkins, and Jimmie Lee Smith Launch Networking Group for BIPOC Stage Managers by Dan Meyer

Broadway & Beyond: Access for Stage Managers of Color welcomes Tony-winning director Kenny Leon for its first event in December.

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WATCH: Janet Yellen Gets the Hamilton Treatment by Dan Meyer

A new musical pitch premiered on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert December 2.

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Watch Highlights From The 24 Hour Plays Broadway Gala With Solea Pfeiffer, Hugh Dancy, More by Dan Meyer

Pfeiffer sang Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing” with Merle Dandridge in a karaoke bit.

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Tony Nominees Laura Linney, Jeremy Pope, Edie Falco, Headline Manhattan Theatre Club Benefit December 3 by Dan Meyer

The stars will perform new material in Old Friends | New Works.

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Dear Evan Hansen Star Jordan Fisher Marries Ellie Woods by Dan Meyer

The newlyweds got hitched November 21 in a socially distant ceremony at Disney World.

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Watch Viola Davis in a Clip From Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom by Dan Meyer

The Oscar and Tony winner plays the legendary 1920s blues singer in Netflix's adaptation of the August Wilson play.

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Ryann Redmond, Justin Mortelliti, Diana Huey, More Perform Excerpts From New Musicals December 2 by Dan Meyer

New York Theatre Barn’s New Works Series returns with The Ladies Man and Millennials Are Killing Musicals.

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Virtual 2-Part Hamilton Tour, With Playbill Social Selects and Broadway Up Close, Begins December 2 by Dan Meyer

Retrace the steps of Alexander Hamilton—and the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical's creation—with Tim Dolan.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Celia Rose Gooding, Chalia La-Tour, More Join Sis’ A Christmas Offering by Dan Meyer

The holiday special is written by Ciara Harris, Antonio Lasanta, and Gage Tarlton.

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Chalia La-Tour, Celia Rose Gooding, More Join Sis’ A Christmas Offering by Dan Meyer

The holiday special is written by Ciara Harris, Antonio Lasanta, and Gage Tarlton.

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The Prom's Keegan-Michael Key and Andrew Rannells Talk Acting Opposite Meryl, Sondheim Nerdom, More by Dan Meyer

The two play a high school principal and an out-of-work actor, respectively, in the Netflix movie musical.

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New Dates Set for Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical in London’s West End by Dan Meyer

The full creative team is set for the upcoming bio-musical.

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Read the Reviews for the Netflix Adaptation of The Prom by Dan Meyer

The Ryan Murphy-directed movie stars Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, James Corden, Andrew Rannells, and newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman.

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Tony Winner André De Shields Hosts Remember the Ribbon: A Tribute to World AIDS Day December 1 by Dan Meyer

The Gilead Sciences-sponsored concert event streams on Playbill at 8 PM.

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Bebe Neuwirth, Solea Pfeiffer, Hugh Dancy, More Star in The 24 Hour Plays Broadway Gala December 1 by Dan Meyer

The festivities begin at 7 PM with a pre-show featuring 2020 Tony nominee Kathryn Gallagher.

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Monday, November 30, 2020

National Theatre at Home Launches On-Demand Streaming Platform With Coriolanus, Medea, Amadeus, More by Dan Meyer

Watch Tom Hiddleston, Olivia Colman, Helen McCrory, Helen Mirren, Dominic Cooper, and Ruth Negga in some favorite NT titles.

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Off-Broadway Cast of Cock to Reunite for Play-PerView Digital Reading in December by Dan Meyer

The theatrical streamer, which has raised nearly $150,000 since launching in March, will also present proud revengeful ambitious.

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Audelco’s 2020 VIV Awards Stream November 30 by Dan Meyer

Broadbend, Arkansas; The Dark Star From Harlem: The Spectacular Rise of Josephine Baker; and The Wrong Man compete for Best Musical.

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