All stories by Dylan Parent on BroadwayStars

Friday, March 1, 2024

Playbill Celebrates Broadway's March Birthdays by Dylan Parent

From more than one Mrs. Lovett to a little orphan Annie, Playbill gives a standing ovation to Broadway's brightest born in March.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Monday, February 26, 2024

PLAYBILLder Spotlight: This New York Elementary School Performed a Bilingual Aladdin by Dylan Parent

At Mount Kisco Elementary School's first ever theatrical production, students discovered their own superpowers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:32AM
Monday, February 12, 2024

PLAYBILLder Spotlight: How Utah High Schoolers Have Become 'Better Humans' Through Theatre by Dylan Parent

At Clearfield High Theatre's production of The Yellow Boat, the students learned to focus and have fun.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM
Thursday, December 7, 2023

Old Friends and Animal Adoption: Inside Bernadette Peters' London Adventure by Dylan Parent

The Tony Award winner is currently making her West End debut and launching the British version of Broadway Barks, West End Woofs.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:42PM
Friday, December 1, 2023

Playbill Celebrates Broadway's December Birthdays! by Dylan Parent

From a Divine Dolly to a Baker's Wife, Playbill is popping the cork for all the December Broadway birthdays.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02AM
Monday, October 2, 2023

Playbill Celebrates Broadway's October Birthdays! by Dylan Parent

From a Fair Lady to a Boy From Oz, Playbill is giving a standing ovation to all the October Broadway Birthdays.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:07AM
Wednesday, August 30, 2023

4 Standout Immersive Shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Dylan Parent

These shows invited the audience to participate, and the experience was unforgettable.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:49PM
Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Playbill Pick: Revelations of Rab McVie at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Dylan Parent

Live music and live painting creates a multimedia theatrical experience that is hypnotic, transportive, and terrifying.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:49PM

Photos: See Cabaret Performer Pink Lotus Dazzle in Hot Queer Magic by Dylan Parent

The LGBTQ+ cabaret extravaganza is a sensual and empowering late-night experience at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:49PM
Friday, August 25, 2023

A Big Trend at This Year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe? Murder Mysteries. by Dylan Parent

The creator behind Edgar Allen Poe: Murder in the Rue Morgue explains why people love murder stories.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:55PM
Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Ruby McCollister Is Feeling Tragic, That's Why She's Performing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Dylan Parent

In her madcap one-woman show Tragedy, McCollister examines how the male gaze leads to tragedy (for women).

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:43PM
Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Playbill Pick: Chicken at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Dylan Parent

This show where a woman plays a chicken who thinks he's an Irishman is unlike anything you've ever seen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:49AM
Sunday, August 20, 2023

What Is it Like to Have 2 Shows in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival? by Dylan Parent

Writer-performer duo and 2022 Fringe First winners Natasha Roland and Xhloe Rice detail the road to Fringe for their new play, What If They Ate the Baby?

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:07PM

Playbill Pick: Ben Target: Lorenzo at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival by Dylan Parent

The one-man show directed by the late Adam Brace, of Broadway's Just For Us, is a proper goodbye to a chosen family member.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:33PM

Playbill Pick: Lady Dealer at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Dylan Parent

This new play by Martha Watson Allpress and starring Alexa Davies moves at breakneck speed through a seemingly mundane day in the life for an “ethical-ish” weed dealer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:13AM
Monday, July 3, 2023

Playbill Celebrates Broadway's July Birthdays by Dylan Parent

From a couple of Cats to a Topdog, it's the beginning of a new year for Broadway's brightest born in July.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:55AM
Thursday, June 22, 2023

After Fun Home, Alison Bechdel Is Introducing Dykes to Watch Out For to a New Generation by Dylan Parent

The new Audible podcast based on Bechdel’s comic strip boasts a powerful team of queer theatre artists.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:33PM
Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Tony Winners Rachel Sussman and Sammy Lopez Are Training Broadway's Next Generation of Producers by Dylan Parent

They are paving a path for the women, BIPOC, and queer producers of tomorrow.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:25AM
Thursday, June 1, 2023

Playbill Celebrates Broadway's June Birthdays by Dylan Parent

From an American First Lady to an Old Man and the Pool, Playbill gives a standing ovation to Broadway's brightest born in June.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Monday, May 1, 2023

Playbill Celebrates Broadway's May Birthdays by Dylan Parent

From two current residents of Camelot to two Evan Hansens, Playbill raises the curtain for Broadway's brightest born in May.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:02PM
Thursday, April 27, 2023

Watch Jane Krakowski and Josh Gad Cross James Corden's Final Crosswalk The Musical by Dylan Parent

The Broadway veterans help Corden say goodbye to his famed segment in this musical mashup.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:24PM

Hear Ariana DeBose Sing in Official Trailer for Disney's Wish by Dylan Parent

The new animated film hits movie theatres November 22.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM
Monday, April 10, 2023

It's Called White Girl in Danger, But Michael R. Jackson's New Musical Is Actually About Blackness by Dylan Parent

The composer, with collaborators Lileana Blain-Cruz and Raja Feather Kelly, topples conventional musical theatre in an explosive three-hour new musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:02PM
Monday, April 3, 2023

Playbill Celebrates Broadway's April Birthdays by Dylan Parent

From Cinderella's Prince to ladies who lunch, Playbill lights up the marquee for Broadway's brightest born in April.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:12AM
Thursday, February 2, 2023

Playbill Celebrates Broadway's February Birthdays by Dylan Parent

From a Sondheim muse to a Beautiful composer-lyricist—happy birthday to Broadway's brightest born in February.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:41PM
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

In The Wanderers, Katie Holmes Is Ready to Show a More Mature Side of Herself by Dylan Parent

Once Hollywood’s go-to ingenue, the star is exploring middle-aged dissatisfaction in the new Off-Broadway play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Playbill Celebrates Broadway's January Birthdays by Dylan Parent

Happy birthday to Broadway's brightest born in the first month of the year—from a Hamilton creator to multiple actresses who have played Anita in West Side Story.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:59PM
Thursday, November 10, 2022

Madame Tussauds New York to Welcome Billy Porter Wax Figure by Dylan Parent

The figure will take six months and 20 studio artists to complete in London before arriving at the Times Square venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:54PM

Michael Shannon and Sophia Lillis to Star in We Will Not Be Silent Reading by Dylan Parent

Dexter Bullard will direct the industry reading of David Meyers' latest play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM
Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Video Auditions Roundup: Aladdin on Broadway, Three Sisters at New York Theatre Workshop, and More Seeking Performers by Dylan Parent

Step into the spotlight with these self-tape audition opportunities for shows on Broadway and beyond.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM
Thursday, October 27, 2022

Ruth Stage's Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Sets Off-Broadway Return in 2023 by Dylan Parent

Matt de Rogatis will reprise his starring role in the Joe Rosario-directed revival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:19PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards