All stories by Ruthie Fierberg on BroadwayStars

Monday, October 21, 2019

Sylvia Khoury's Syrian Refugee-Focused Power Strip Opens October 21 at LCT3 by Ruthie Fierberg

Tyne Rafaeli directs the Off-Broadway run.

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Indiana Is About to Be the New Launchpad for Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

With the founding of Discovering Broadway, producers have a new option for developing Broadway-bound shows—with zero cost and a fresh perspective.

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

22 Broadway-Inspired Costumes for You To Make This Halloween by Ruthie Fierberg

Cheap and simple ideas for theatre fans—whether you’re going solo or as a group.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Meet the Playwright Debuting 2 Plays in 1 Season—and Going to Med School at the Same Time by Ruthie Fierberg

Sylvia Khoury is a soon-to-be doctor and the playwright of LCT3’s new play Power Strip and the upcoming Selling Kabul at Playwrights Horizons.

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Jason Danieley Opens Up About His Last New York Performance With Marin Mazzie and the New Enduring Album by Ruthie Fierberg

As the live album Broadway & Beyond drops October 18, Danieley talks 22 years of love and performing together in this exclusive interview.

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Behind the Making of the New Dance Movie Highstrung Free Dance by Ruthie Fierberg

Get a backstage pass to the new movie.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Secrets From Broadway’s The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical by Ruthie Fierberg

The company of the show based on the best-selling Rick Riordan novel shares backstage scoop, audience reactions, audition advice, and more.

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Where Are They Now: The Original Broadway Cast of Brooklyn The Musical by Ruthie Fierberg

Before they reunite October 21 to benefit Covenant House, find out where the cast of the longtime favorite are now.

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Listen to Leslie Odom Jr.’s New Single ‘Standards’ Before It Officially Drops October 18 by Ruthie Fierberg

Hear the Tony winner in an exclusive first listen from his upcoming solo album Mr.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Watch Leslie Kritzer’s Crazy Backstage Quick-Change From Beetlejuice’s Delia to Miss Argentina by Ruthie Fierberg

See the Drama Desk nominee's four-minute make-up and costume transformation in real time!

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Monday, October 14, 2019

The Real-Life Friendship Behind the Dynamic Duo in Aladdin on Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

Major Attaway and Clinton Greenspan ask each other their burning questions.

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

Watch the Cast of Broadway’s The Great Society Sum Up the Play in a Political Slogan by Ruthie Fierberg

“The great society” was LBJ’s campaign slogan; so what is the Broadway play about in slogan form?

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Pulitzer Prize Winner Tracy Letts On the Question You Should Ask Yourself After Linda Vista by Ruthie Fierberg

Letts and the cast of the new Broadway play greet Playbill on opening night.

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What Would These Disney Princesses Wear If They Lived in New York Today? by Ruthie Fierberg

Ten students at the Fashion Institute of Technology designed modern-day rompers, killer power suits, and glam gowns for 10 Disney princesses and leading ladies.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Betrayal’s Zawe Ashton Is the Broadway Star You Need to Know Right Now by Ruthie Fierberg

In one year, she’s made her Broadway debut opposite Tom Hiddleston and Charlie Cox, starred in Velvet Buzzsaw alongside Jake Gyllenhaal, published her book Character Breakdown, and now pre…

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Watch Phoebe Waller-Bridge Rehearse for a New Play in This Cut Saturday Night Live Sketch by Ruthie Fierberg

The Emmy-winning Fleabag star and creator showed off her theatrical side when she hosted the long-running series.

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Monday, October 7, 2019

After To Kill a Mockingbird, Jeff Daniels Will Play James Comey by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony nominee will next play the ex-FBI director in a new limited series from CBS.

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4 Beetlejuice Actors Reveal Their Crazy Backstage Make-Up Transformations by Ruthie Fierberg

How many minutes does Leslie Kritzer have to transform from Delia to Miss Argentina? How does Maxine Dean look like she’s had too many plastic surgeries?

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Saturday, October 5, 2019
Friday, October 4, 2019

What It Takes to Revive Ntozake Shange’s Epic Choreopoem For Colored Girls... by Ruthie Fierberg

Director Leah C. Gardiner reveals Shange’s personal request for The Public Off-Broadway revival, what to know before you see the show, and more.

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Watch Kristin Chenoweth Sing ‘Desperado’ From Her New Album For the Girls by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony winner sings on The Late Late Show, plus shares what to expect from her upcoming Broadway concert engagement.

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda Says Freestyle Love Supreme Made In The Heights and Hamilton Happen by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch Miranda, Daveed Diggs, Christopher Jackson, Anthony Veneziale, and more spill secrets about the Broadway hip-hop improv show on opening night.

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Bernadette Peters Joins Riverdale Spinoff Katy Keene by Ruthie Fierberg

Check out which character the three-time Tony recipient will play in the new CW series.

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New Cast Announced for Broadway’s To Kill a Mockingbird by Ruthie Fierberg

Taylor Trensch, Nina Grollman, Kyle Scatliffe, and more announced for the play’s second year.

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Ben Platt Talks Channeling ‘Sociopathic Tendencies’ on The Politician by Ruthie Fierberg

The star of the Netflix series sits down with the ladies of The View.

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Watch a Steamy Clip From the New Movie High Strung Free Dance by Ruthie Fierberg

In the rehearsal room of an upcoming Broadway musical, things heat up between a young choreographer and a talented star.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

What Happened to Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge During Her Last Onstage Performance? by Ruthie Fierberg

The Emmy-winning creator and actor shares the bizarre experience just before her final bow in the solo show.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

The Secret Ingredient of Broadway’s LBJ Drama The Great Society by Ruthie Fierberg

Designer Victoria Sagady reveals the nuanced storytelling embedded in the All The Way sequel.

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Monday, September 30, 2019

How Succession’s Brian Cox Found His Voice for LBJ in Broadway’s The Great Society by Ruthie Fierberg

What the Scottish actor did to find the gravelly growl of the Texan President.

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Sunday, September 29, 2019

What You Missed When Ben Platt and Carole King Hit the Global Citizen Festival Stage by Ruthie Fierberg

Hosted by Hugh Jackman, the Broadway stars had a few surprises in store for the audience of 60,000.

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6 Things to Know Before You Go to Broadway’s Freestyle Love Supreme by Ruthie Fierberg

Why you should get to the theatre early, what to expect, and more.

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