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Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Hadestown Actor Maria-Christina Oliveras Has Been to Hell and Back by Diep Tran

An injury left the actor unable to walk, but it also gave her the learning experience of a lifetime.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:03PM
Friday, September 22, 2023

Photos: See Images of the Newly Opened Perelman Performing Arts Center by Diep Tran

The new theatre space, located next to the 9/11 Memorial, opened its doors to the public this week.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:33PM
Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Playbill (And Our Binders) Featured in Only Murders in The Building by Diep Tran

In a season filled with theatre references and cameos, this appearance was the most surprising.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:43PM
Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Videos: See Gerard Canonico, Aléna Watters, and More Perform at Rockers on Broadway Concert at Curtain Up by Diep Tran

At the Times Square concert, Broadway performers sang crowd-pleasing rock and pop songs.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:25PM
Tuesday, September 5, 2023

How Jocelyn Bioh Is Balancing a Broadway Play, and a Newborn by Diep Tran

Ten years ago, Bioh made her Broadway debut as an actor. Now she's back as a playwright for Jaja's African Hair Braiding.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:55AM

Hey Old Friend: Lindsay Mendez Returns to Broadway With Merrily We Roll Along by Diep Tran

She admits it's a "challenging" musical. But it's also allowed her to reflect on how far she's come.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:55AM
Friday, September 1, 2023

Lady Gaga Begins Las Vegas Residency—With Playbill Providing Programs by Diep Tran

Her latest concert series is called Jazz & Piano, which focuses on jazz standards and showtunes from the Great American Songbook.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:55PM
Thursday, August 31, 2023

At Food, the Audience Becomes the Show (Including Playbill's Editor in Chief) by Diep Tran

The show from performance artist/magician Geoff Sobelle is billed as a dinner party, and it's a true interactive, multi-sensory experience.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:07PM
Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Why Are American Artists Traveling All the Way to Scotland to Do Theatre? by Diep Tran

For many artists, if you can make it in Edinburgh, you can make it anywhere.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:55PM
Tuesday, August 29, 2023

A Strange Loop's Larry Owens Wants to Be an International Sensation by Diep Tran

That is why he did a month-long solo show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:55PM
Friday, August 25, 2023

Renée Elise Goldsberry Is Performing in The Tempest, And So Are Her Kids by Diep Tran

The Tony winner explains how her version of Prospero is a mother of three, who is struggling with parenting.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:07PM

Chelsea Hart's Show Damet Garm: How I Joined a Revolution Is For 'Tired Young Leftists' by Diep Tran

Their show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is inspired by the ongoing Iranian protests.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:04AM
Thursday, August 24, 2023

Playbill Pick: Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Diep Tran

This play positions itself as a murder mystery, and then goes off the rails in the best way.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:05PM
Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Why Maria DeCotis Is Performing Two Solo Shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Diep Tran

Sure, she's a staple of the New York comedy scene, but Edinburgh takes the cake.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:25PM
Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Playbill Pick: Chris Grace: As Scarlett Johansson at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Diep Tran

In this show, an Asian man plays a female celebrity playing a Marvel superhero—there are many layers (and wigs).

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:49PM
Monday, August 21, 2023

Playbill Pick: Awake and Narcoleptic With Sarah Albritton at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Diep Tran

This charming and funny solo show explores navigating life with an invisible disability.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:37PM

Diana: The Untold and Untrue Story to Tour U.K. After Edinburgh Fringe by Diep Tran

The one-man show from Linus Karp about Princess Diana has been selling out at the Scottish festival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:19AM
Friday, August 18, 2023

How These Fringe Artists Are Selling Out a Farcical Show About Hitler by Diep Tran

Gamma Ray Theatre on why they decided to bring Ay Up, Hitler! to the Edinburgh Fringe (the show also features a Donald Trump with teeny tiny hands).

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:49AM

800 Performers, 9,000 Audience Members, 1 Big Castle: How the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Comes Together by Diep Tran

This event may not be theatre in the traditional sense, but it's filled to the brim with drama.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:49AM
Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Photos: Get an Exclusive Look at the Sold-Out Edinburgh Fringe Musical Hello Kitty Must Die by Diep Tran

This new musical from the producers of Six has been a hot Fringe ticket.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:04PM

Playbill Pick: A Funeral For My Friend Who is Still Alive at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Diep Tran

It may have “funeral” in its title but this play is also a funny and moving snapshot of life in Hong Kong.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07PM
Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Playbill Pick: Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Diep Tran

If you love "My Favorite Murder" and musicals, this is the show for you.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:43PM

Video: See the Awe-Inspiring Acrobatics of Sophie's Surprise 29th by Diep Tran

This circus show is like if '90s teen movies contained acrobats.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:33AM
Monday, August 14, 2023

These Artists Are Bringing Attention to Feminist Theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe by Diep Tran

Introducing the FemiFringe Guide, a listing of theatre made by women, trans, and non-binary artists.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:43PM

Don't Know What to See At the Edinburgh Fringe? These Events Can Help by Diep Tran

Fringe includes a number of events where you can see snippets from different shows.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:33AM
Sunday, August 13, 2023

Playbill Pick: The Quality of Mercy: Concerning the Life and Crimes of Dr Harold Frederick Shipman at the Edinburgh Fringe by Diep Tran

Edwin Flay gives a remarkable performance as a serial killer, in this must-see for true crime devotees.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:19PM

Photos: Linus Karp Gets Ready to Play Princess Diana at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Diep Tran

Playbill followed the solo performer as he set up, performed, and then struck his show at the Fringe.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:04AM
Saturday, August 12, 2023

Video: See the Delicately Beautiful Puppetry of The Life & Times of Michael K by Diep Tran

This show has just won a Fringe First Award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and is a Playbill Pick. See why.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:49PM

Alex Edelman to Perform Just For Us At the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (Again) by Diep Tran

It will be a one-night-only benefit performance in honor of the late director Adam Brace.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07PM

Playbill Pick: Oscar at the Crown at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Diep Tran

This dance musical about the life of Oscar Wilde is filled with catchy songs and a set that includes a giant disco ball.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:04AM

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