All stories by Hayley Levitt on BroadwayStars

Friday, October 29, 2021

6 Opportunities to See Broadway Stars on Hallmark's Countdown to Christmas by Hayley Levitt

We culled down the list of 41 new holiday movies to this essential group.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:53PM

The View Goes Musical for Halloween by Hayley Levitt

Life is a cabaret in The Viewsical!

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:15PM

Vanessa Williams, Leona Lewis, and More to Judge Drag Queen Singing Competition Queen of the Universe by Hayley Levitt

Queens from all over the world will compete in the new Paramount+ competition series.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:51AM
Thursday, October 28, 2021

Anaïs Mitchell Announces New Solo Album and Drops First Single by Hayley Levitt

Watch the video for Mitchell's new song "Bright Star" ahead of her self-titled album's January 2022 release.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:17PM

Annaleigh Ashford Brings Broadway to B Positive Theme Song by Hayley Levitt

Season two of the CBS sitcom is getting a musical theater glow-up.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:35PM

Hugh Jackman Addresses a Minor Music Man-Related Injury to Fans on Instagram by Hayley Levitt

Harold Hill's swagger got the better of Jackman in rehearsal.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:30AM

Cynthia Erivo Sings "Glowing Up" From Her Debut Album on The Kelly Clarkson Show by Hayley Levitt

The Tony Award-winning actor and vocalist celebrates the debut of her first solo album Ch. 1 Vs. 1.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:28AM
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Anthony Ramos, Daniel Craig, and More Stage Vets Earn 2021 People's Choice Award Nominations by Hayley Levitt

You can vote for your Broadway favorites through November 17.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:04PM

Lin-Manuel Miranda Visits the Tick, Tick…BOOM! Marquee by Hayley Levitt

The Jonathan Larson musical hits the big screen in just over two weeks.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:14AM
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Michael Shannon and John Gallagher Jr. Reunite for Horror Film Abandoned by Hayley Levitt

The pair performed on Broadway together in the 2016 revival of Long Day's Journey Into Night.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:29PM

Jojo Siwa Dances to a Creepy "Anything Goes" on Dancing With the Stars by Hayley Levitt

Pennywise joins Reno Sweeney on the ocean liner in this terrifying performance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:21AM
Monday, October 25, 2021

Jennifer Nettles Announces a Broadway-Themed Holiday Concert Tour by Hayley Levitt

Nettles will perform her Broadway Under the Mistletoe concert after exiting the Broadway cast of Waitress.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:00PM

Emilia Clarke and Chiwetel Ejiofor to Costar in Sci-Fi Romantic Comedy by Hayley Levitt

The theater alums will pair up for the futuristic feminist film The Pod Generation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:56PM

Christopher Jackson Signs First-Look Deal With CBS Studios by Hayley Levitt

The Hamilton star will develop new projects for the major network.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:59AM

How Oberammergau Traded Theater for Life: A Centuries-Old Bargain Continually Reborn on a World Stage by Hayley Levitt

A small Bavarian village has performed its Passion Play every ten years for nearly four centuries, and after a pandemic delay, the show will go on in 2022.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM
Friday, October 22, 2021

Seeing Dune This Weekend? The Stars Have Stage Cred. by Hayley Levitt

This epic work of science fiction knows where to source its talent.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:20PM

How Many More Broadway Faces Did You Spot in Only Murders in the Building? by Hayley Levitt

We're sending off season one with a second look the comedy's best Broadway cameos.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:09PM

Kristin Chenoweth Releases Holiday Album Happiness is…Christmas! by Hayley Levitt

This Tony-winning soprano has declared the official start of holiday music season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Thursday, October 21, 2021

David Byrne to Release Book of Lockdown Drawings, A History of the World (In Dingbats) by Hayley Levitt

The Talking Heads frontman can be seen on Broadway in the theatrical concert American Utopia.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:29PM

Women of the Movement, Starring Adrienne Warren, Sets Premiere Date by Hayley Levitt

Get a first look at Warren's performance as Mamie Till-Mobley, mother of Emmett Till.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:49AM
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Emily Blunt in Talks to Join Christopher Nolan Film Oppenheimer by Hayley Levitt

Cillian Murphy is set to star as father of the atomic bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:40PM

Uma Thurman to Portray Ariana Huffington in Showtime Series About the Rise of Uber by Hayley Levitt

Uber's rocky road will kick off Super Pumped, an anthology series about the greatest stories in business.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:17PM

Andrew Lloyd Webber Talks Trans Casting, New Projects, and His "Only Enjoyable Experience" With the Cats FIlm by Hayley Levitt

Webber was interviewed by Gordon Cox at Variety's annual Legit! The Return to Broadway event.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Planet Money Turns Forgotten Superhero Micro-Face Into a Musical by Hayley Levitt

The golden age superhero gets a musical makeover thanks to an NPR podcast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:20PM

Beanie Feldstein, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, and More Attached to Feminist Anthology Series by Hayley Levitt

Women of Hollywood take the lead on Girls Can't Shoot (& Other Lies).

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:48AM

Aaron Sorkin's Being the Ricardos Drops First Trailer by Hayley Levitt

Catch glimpses of Nicole Kidman as legendary comedian Lucille Ball in the upcoming film.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:12AM

Questlove Releases New Book Music Is History by Hayley Levitt

The Roots drummer and frontman looks at the past 50 years to find the connections between Black identity, American politics, and the music that shaped him.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Monday, October 18, 2021

IATSE Avoids Nationwide Strike, But Negotiations Are Tenuous by Hayley Levitt

Film and TV workers averted a strike that could have begun Monday, but some union members are less than satisfied.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM

Michael Caine Debunks His Own Retirement Rumors by Hayley Levitt

The 88-year-old actor accidentally set off a firestorm of speculation about the end of his acting career.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:43AM
Friday, October 15, 2021

A Marvel Podcast Is Rachel Chavkin's Latest Larger-Than-Life Stage by Hayley Levitt

The Tony-winning Hadestown director dives into audio storytelling with Marvel's Wastelanders: Hawkeye.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM
Friday, October 1, 2021

5 Broadway Show Recommendations Based on Your Podcast Preferences by Hayley Levitt

Your pandemic listening may just have primed you for the most well-informed night you've ever had at the theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre