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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

See New Photos of Alex Brightman and Elizabeth Teeter in Broadway's Beetlejuice by Michael Wiltbank

The show recently played its 500th performance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:07PM

See Brennyn Lark and Keri René Fuller Join Broadway's SIX by Michael Wiltbank

The pair will also be joined by Bre Jackson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

See Emily Skinner, Jason Danieley, Sierra Boggess, and Mary Beth Peil in A Little Night Music at Barrington Stage Company by Michael Wiltbank

Directed by Julianne Boyd, the Sondheim musical plays the Massachusetts theatre through August 28.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:48PM
Wednesday, August 3, 2022

See Photos of the World Premiere of Moisés Kaufman and Amanda Gronich's Here There Are Blueberries by Michael Wiltbank

The co-production with Tectonic Theater Project is inspired by an album of photos from the Holocaust.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:24AM
Monday, August 1, 2022

See Photos of The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical Concert at the Kennedy Center by Michael Wiltbank

The July 26 performance featured Broadway favorited Kelli O'Hara, Jason Gotay, Ephraim Sykes, Denée Benton, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:48PM

See New Photos of Stranger Things Star Gaten Matarazzo in Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen by Michael Wiltbank

The Tony-winning musical currently features Zachary Noah Piser, Talia Simone Robinson, Jessica Phillips, Ann Sanders and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:18AM
Monday, July 25, 2022

Photos: A Strange Loop Celebrates 100 Performance on Broadway by Michael Wiltbank

The Pulitzer-winning musical officially opened at the Lyceum Theatre April 26.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

Check Out New Photos of Ashley Loren and Derek Klena in Broadway's Moulin Rouge! The Musical by Michael Wiltbank

The production just celebrated its three year anniversary on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM
Friday, July 22, 2022

See The Kite Runner Cast Take Opening Night Bows on Broadway by Michael Wiltbank

The stage adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's novel opened July 21 at the Hayes Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:24PM
Thursday, July 21, 2022

Photo Spotlight: See Dancers Soar for In-Person Return of Fire Island Dance Festival by Michael Wiltbank

The festival raised over $650,000 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS program.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:07PM

'You Are the Dancing Queen' at Mamma Mia! The Party by Michael Wiltbank

See new production photos of the immersive theatrical and dining experience.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:03PM

See the Unveiling of Tony-Winning Director Alex Timbers' Sardi's Portrait by Michael Wiltbank

The Moulin Rouge! The Musical and Beetlejuice director received the honor July 20.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:07PM
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

See Production Photos of Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play at Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival by Michael Wiltbank

Written by Anne Washburn, the play features music by the late Michael Friedman.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:07PM

Take a Look at Romeo and Juliet at Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival by Michael Wiltbank

The production launches the Shakespeare Festival's 2022 season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:07PM

See Inside the Opening Night of Audible Theater's World Premiere of Heart by Michael Wiltbank

The production opened July 17 at Off-Broadway's Minetta Lane Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:24PM

Watch Highlights From NYC Debut of Notre Dame de Paris by Michael Wiltbank

The adaptation of Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame comes to Lincoln Center following a 1998 premiere in Paris.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:24PM

See Photos of the 1st Off-Broadway Revival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Michael Wiltbank

The Ruth Stage production, directed by Joe Rosario, stars Sonoya Mizuno, Matt de Rogatis, Christian Jules Le Blanc, and Alison Fraser.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:54PM

See Production Photos of Aya Ogawa's The Nosebleed by Michael Wiltbank

The autobiographical piece explores Ogawa's relationship with their late father.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:03AM
Monday, July 18, 2022

See New Photos From Muny Sweeney Todd, Starring Carmen Cusack, Ben Davis, Robert Cuccioli, More by Michael Wiltbank

Rob Ruggiero directs the Stephen Sondheim-Hugh Wheeler musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33PM
Friday, July 15, 2022

See Inside Audible Theaters World Premiere of HEART by Michael Wiltbank

The production begins at Off-Broadway's Minetta Lane Theatre July 17.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:33PM
Monday, July 11, 2022

Tony-Nominated Macbeth Star Ruth Negga Gets Sardi's Portrait by Michael Wiltbank

The stage and screen actor was honored July 8.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:37PM

See Production Photos of Off-Broadway's Between the Lines by Michael Wiltbank

The new musical is based on the Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer novel.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:18PM
Friday, July 8, 2022

Photo Spotlight: Hillary Clinton Moderates BroadwayCon Panel Featuring LaChanze, Donna Murphy, Julie White, and Vanessa Williams by Michael Wiltbank

The theme of the panel, held July 8 at the New Yorker Hotel, was "Legendary Women of Broadway."

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:37PM
Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Get a 1st Look at the New Broadway-Bound Musical A Beautiful Noise by Michael Wiltbank

The Neil Diamond bio-musical starring Will Swenson, Robyn Hurder, Mark Jacoby, and Linda Powell will resume Boston performances July 7.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:54PM

Get a 1st Look at Danai Gurira, Ali Stroker, More in Free Shakespeare in the Park’s Richard III by Michael Wiltbank

The outdoor production plays Central Park's Delacorte Theater through July 17.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:07PM

See New Production Photos of Mean Girls National Tour by Michael Wiltbank

English Bernhardt, Jasmine Rogers, Nadina Hassan, Morgan Ashley Bryant, Lindsay Heather Pearce, and more star in the musical based on the film of the same name.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:07PM
Sunday, July 3, 2022

It’s This Lady’s Day! Audra McDonald Celebrates Her Birthday July 3 by Michael Wiltbank

Look back at the six-time Tony winner's Broadway career thus far.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM
Thursday, June 23, 2022

Tony Winner POTUS Star Julie White Gets Sardi's Portrait by Michael Wiltbank

The Tony award winning actress was honored June 23.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:18PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

See Cathryn Wake, Grace Rex, and Ayana Workman, More in Second Stage's World Premiere of 53% Of Off-Broadway by Michael Wiltbank

The play explores the 53% of white women who voted for Donald J. Trump in the 2016 presidential election.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:07PM
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

See Off-Broadway Reopening Night Photos of Disney's Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation by Michael Wiltbank

Featuring life-sized puppets, the production is directed by its creator, Jonathan Rockefeller.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

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