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Saturday, July 21, 2018

WATCH: Tony Winner Donna Murphy Gets Emotional Describing Her Take on Hello, Dolly’s Dolly Gallagher Levi by Ruthie Fierberg

The actor reveals new insight into the backstory she’s created and her favorite Dolly moment.

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Friday, July 20, 2018

Watch Broadway’s Tiler Peck in This Exclusive Clip of New Doc Ballet Now by Ruthie Fierberg

From producer Elisabeth Moss, the new Hulu documentary takes viewers inside the rehearsal room with the actor-dancer-choreographer.

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Star Christine Baranski Reveals Her ‘Cher Moment’ by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch the two-time Tony winner do her best Cher impression to recreate the encounter.

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Playbill Mixtape: Pool Party Edition by Ruthie Fierberg

From the snappy beats of the Wicked “Popular” cover you need to hear, to Little Mermaid vibes, don’t settle on your flamingo float without this Spotify playlist.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Jon Rua Breaks Down 5 of His Routines Step by Step by Ruthie Fierberg

The Hamilton and SpongeBob SquarePants star steps off the stage to break down his choreography, what true hip-hop is, and why he calls his style T.H.E. Grit.

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SHABASH!, Celebrating South Asian Music and Comedy, Will Kick Off LCT3 Spotlight Series by Ruthie Fierberg

Community star Danny Pudi and Parvesh Cheena co-host the three-day event.

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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’s Lily James on Singing With ABBA, Meeting Meryl Streep, and More by Ruthie Fierberg

The Downton Abbey star-turned-dancing queen talks about filming the Mamma Mia! sequel and the recent premiere party.

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Lewis Black Wants You to Visit the New National Comedy Center by Ruthie Fierberg

Located in the birthplace of Lucille Ball, the interactive museum opens August 1.

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The Muny’s Britney Coleman Shares the Hardest Part About Performing for 11,000 People by Ruthie Fierberg

Coleman takes us behind the scenes as she stars as Grace in the historic theatre’s production of Annie.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

How Raúl Esparza Wound Up Leading the Cast of Virginia Woolf’s The Waves Onstage by Ruthie Fierberg

It may have taken 30 years and some star power, but Woolf’s famed novel hits the stage as a musical.

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Brandon Victor Dixon, Daphne Rubin-Vega, More Join Rebel Verses Youth Arts Festival by Ruthie Fierberg

In partnership with the Vineyard Theatre and Developing Artists, the Hamilton and Rent stars will perform during the August festival.

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Andrew Rannells and Kristin Chenoweth Talk The Boys in the Band, Trial & Error, and More by Ruthie Fierberg

Find out which Broadway leading ladies inspired Chenoweth's Trial & Error character.

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Casting Set for The Hard Problem and Plot Points in Our Sexual Development at Lincoln Center Theater by Ruthie Fierberg

Adelaide Clemens, Jax Jackson, and more will take the stage this fall.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Release Book of His Famed ‘Gmorning’ and ‘Gnight’ Tweets by Ruthie Fierberg

The book of “little pep talks” from the Hamilton and In The Heights creator will be published by Random House.

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Armie Hammer Reveals the Strangest Thing He’s Been Asked to Sign at the Stage Door by Ruthie Fierberg

The Call Me By Your Name star makes his Broadway debut in Straight White Men.

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Monday, July 16, 2018

The Team Behind Songs for a New World and The Last Five Years On Their Latest Original Musical by Ruthie Fierberg

Jason Robert Brown, Daisy Prince—and new addition Jonathan Marc Sherman—on what to expect from The Connector.

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Dear Evan Hansen’s Laura Dreyfuss to Join Ben Platt in New Netflix Series The Politician by Ruthie Fierberg

The actor recently played her final performance in the Tony-winning musical.

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Tony Nominee Lauren Ridloff Cast in Upcoming Season The Walking Dead by Ruthie Fierberg

The Children of a Lesser God star will join season nine for a multi-episode arc.

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The Ensemblist Expands With Coverage From London’s West End by Ruthie Fierberg

The New York-based podcast and blog launches across the pond with actors in shows like Les Misérables and Mamma Mia!.

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How Bradley Cooper Rescued Carey Mulligan From Her Onstage Injury at Girls and Boys by Ruthie Fierberg

The Oscar- and Tony-nominated actor spills the story about her Off-Broadway mishap and trip to urgent care with Cooper.

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Why Jason Robert Brown Felt Empowered to Use His Music as Protest by Ruthie Fierberg

In the final “Inside the Album” video, the Tony winner talks about his “Song About Your Gun.”

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Friday, July 13, 2018

Watch Highlights From This Summer’s The Music Man Starring Mara Davi by Ruthie Fierberg

The production plays The LEXington Theatre Company July 12–15.

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EXCLUSIVE: Jason Robert Brown on Writing ‘Caravan of Angels’ for His Wife, Georgia Stitt by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony winner gets personal in this How We React and How We Recover “Inside the Album” video.

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Bernadette Peters Talks Her Broadway Return, the 20th Annual Broadway Barks, and More by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-winning star shares who some of her special guests will be at the annual animal adopt-a-thon.

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Get a Musical Sneak Peek of Off-Broadway’s Be More Chill by Ruthie Fierberg

Stars Will Roland, Tiffany Mann, writer Joe Tracz, composer Joe Iconis, and more reveal what to expect.

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WATCH: The Go-Go’s Surprise Head Over Heels Audience With a Curtain Call Performance by Ruthie Fierberg

The band behind Broadway’s new musical rocked out to two of their hits—and shares what the musical gets right about them.

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Watch a Clip From An American In Paris Before It Hits the Big Screen by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch a snippet of Christopher Wheeldon’s Tony-winning choreography ahead of the September screenings.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Watch Corey Cott and Hannah Elless Perform From the New Musical Rebel/Genius by Ruthie Fierberg

The Broadway favorites sing in music videos from Matthew Puckett’s original show about Albert Einstein.

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EXCLUSIVE: The Touching Story Behind Jason Robert Brown’s Empowerment Anthem ‘Invisible’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony winner takes Playbill audiences inside another track from How We React and How We Recover.

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Tony Nominee Bobby Steggert Discusses Leaving the Theatre in Open Letter by Ruthie Fierberg

The award-winning actor traded life on the stage for a degree in social work—and here’s why.

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