All stories by Roberto Araujo on BroadwayStars

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Tony Nominee Harry Connick Jr. Shares What to Expect From A Celebration of Cole Porter by Roberto Araujo

The three-week limited engagement will officially open December 12 at the Nederlander Theatre.

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How the Music of Moulin Rouge! The Musical Came Together by Roberto Araujo

Music supervisor, orchestrator, and arranger Justin Levine breaks down how he fit 71 songs in one musical.

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Monday, December 9, 2019

The Cast of The Play That Goes Wrong Test Their Theatre Knowledge on Playbill—The Game Show by Roberto Araujo

Join Angela Grovey, Maggie Weston, and Max FitzRoy-Stone and play along in this original Playbill series.

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Watch Highlights From the North American Tour of Frozen by Roberto Araujo

Caroline Bowman and Caroline Innerbichler star in the Disney musical.

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5 Things to Look for on TV in The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage! by Roberto Araujo

Tony nominees Tina Landau and Ethan Slater share what to spot in the December 7 television event.

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Friday, November 29, 2019

What to Expect From Nickelodeon's The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage! by Roberto Araujo

Star Ethan Slater and director Tina Landau reveal details about the televised adaptation of the musical airing December 7.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Watch Ariana DeBose, Deborah Cox, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More Wish Tina Turner a Happy Birthday by Roberto Araujo

The international star celebrates her 80th birthday November 26.

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Monday, November 25, 2019

WATCH: The Illusionists’ Paul Dabek Answers Our Questions and Shows Us Some Magic in His ‘Elevator Pitch’ by Roberto Araujo

The Illusionists—Magic of the Holidays plays the Neil Simon Theatre starting November 29.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Watch an Exclusive Performance of Bob Dylan's ‘True Love Tends to Forget’ From Girl From the North Country by Roberto Araujo

The musical begins performances February 7, 2020, at the Belasco Theatre.

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

How Well Does the Cast of Broadway's The Inheritance Know Each Other? by Roberto Araujo

Matthew Lopez’s Olivier Award-winning exploration of gay experience opens on Broadway November 17.

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Watch 10 Must-Know Choreographic Moments Emblematic of Broadway Dance by Roberto Araujo

Playbill assembled a cast of dancers to recreate the original choreography of iconic numbers from A Chorus Line, West Side Story, Sweet Charity, and more.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Watch Highlights From City Center’s Evita by Roberto Araujo

The Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice rock opera stars Solea Pfeiffer and Maia Reficco as Eva Perón.

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Learn 6 Signature Fosse Moves to Celebrate 23 Years of Chicago on Broadway by Roberto Araujo

The Kander and Ebb musical opened November 14, 1996 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Watch a Sneak Peek at Antonio Banderas in the Spanish-Language A Chorus Line by Roberto Araujo

Banderas stars as director-choreographer Zach in the inaugural production of the musical in Málaga, Spain.

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Watch a Sneak Peek at Slava's Snowshow at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre by Roberto Araujo

The Olivier Award-winning production began performances November 11.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Watch a Sneak Peek of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella at Paper Mill Playhouse by Roberto Araujo

Ashley Blanchet stopped by the Playbill studio for an exclusive performance of “In My Own Little Corner.”

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Watch Tina Turner's Emotional Speech at Opening Night of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical by Roberto Araujo

The star joined the cast onstage at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Watch a Sneak Peek of City Center's Evita, Beginning November 13 by Roberto Araujo

The new production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice rock opera stars Solea Pfeiffer and Maia Reficco as the iconic Eva Perón.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Kristin Chenoweth Previews Her Broadway Concert For the Girls by Roberto Araujo

The Tony and Emmy winner will play a limited engagement at the Nederlander Theatre to celebrate her new solo album.

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Beetlejuice Cast Plays a Halloween Round of Playbill – The Game Show by Roberto Araujo

Join Jill Abramovitz, Kelvin Moon Loh, and Elliott Mattox as they test thier knowledge of spooky Broadway shows.

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Watch an Exclusive Performance From Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation by Roberto Araujo

The parody cabaret returns with a new set of musical targets, including Oklahoma!, Hadestown, and Fosse/Verdon.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

A Look at Rehearsals for the 2019 Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes by Roberto Araujo

The annual show at Radio City Music Hall kicks off the holiday season November 8.

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Hadestown Stars Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney, and Jewelle Blackman Test Their Broadway Knowledge on Playbill — The Game Show by Roberto Araujo

Play along as these Broadway favorites are tested on everything from Broadway to mythology.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Shakina Nayfack Sings ’Your Shoes’ From Transparent Musicale Finale by Roberto Araujo

The two-hour special is now available to stream on Amazon Prime.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Watch Highlights From the North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar by Roberto Araujo

The 50th anniversary tour of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical began October 1.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Watch Playbill—The Game Show and Test Your Knowledge of All Things Theatre by Roberto Araujo

Play alongside Beautiful stars Sarah Bockel, Cory Jeacoma, and Gabrielle Elisabeth in this original Playbill series.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Fiddler on the Roof's Jennifer Babiak Answers Our Questions and Sings ‘So Many People’ in Her ‘Elevator Pitch’ by Roberto Araujo

How many questions will Babiak be able to answer in her (long) elevator ride from the green room to the stage at Feinstein's/54 Below?

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Monday, October 7, 2019

WATCH: Waitress' Jordin Sparks and Brandon Kalm Celebrate You Matter to Me Day by Roberto Araujo

The duo stops by the Playbill studio to celebrate with an exclusive performance.

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Friday, October 4, 2019

WATCH: A Look Inside at The McKittrick Hotel’s Bartschland Follies by Roberto Araujo

Drag artist Joey Arias and nightlife queen Susanne Bartsch take us inside The McKittrick Hotel for an exclusive performance.

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Watch Highlights From Chasing Rainbows at Paper Mill Playhouse by Roberto Araujo

Ruby Rakos stars as a young Judy Garland in the musical chronicling her career as a Hollywood child star, incorporating some of her most beloved songs.

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

WATCH: John-Andrew Morrison Sings ’Periodically’ From A Strange Loop by Roberto Araujo

Composer Michael R. Jackson shares with Playbill how his musical went from a personal monologue to a full production and now a concert at Joe’s Pub.

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