Monday, December 16, 2019

The Cast of Come From Away Plays a Round of Playbill—The Game Show by Roberto Araujo

Play along with Becky Gulsvig, Caesar Samayoa, and Jim Walton in this episode of the Playbill series.

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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Celebrate the Holiday Season With a Look Back at Promises, Promises on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The romantic comedy takes place during the holiday season, from Christmas to New Year’s Eve.

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Brodaway’s Beth Leavel, Norm Lewis, Christine Pedi, and Seth Sikes Share Their Favorite Holiday Traditions by Dan Meyer

The upcoming Feinstein’s/54 Below headliners love to spread Yuletide cheer wherever they go.

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Look Back at Every Show that Opened on Broadway in 2019 by Marc J. Franklin

From Choir Boy to Jagged Little Pill, how many did you see during the past calendar year?

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Audra McDonald, Cynthia Erivo, More Perform on 42nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors Broadcast December 15 by Andrew Gans

Sally Field, Linda Ronstadt, and Sesame Street were among those celebrated at the Kennedy Center Opera House December 8.

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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Famous For Her Barbra Streisand Impersonation, Christina Bianco Pushes Streisand Aside to Play Funny Girl by Mervyn Rothstein

The actor takes on the role of Fanny Brice in the acclaimed Paris production of the 1964 Tony-nominated Best Musical.

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Revisit the 1978 Broadway Musical Ballroom on Its Anniversary by Nathan Skethway

The musical, which opened December 14, 1978, was director-choreographer Michael Bennett's follow up to A Chorus Line.

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Friday, December 13, 2019

A Look at the Return Engagement of La Mama's The Trojan Women by Nathan Skethway

Composed by Elizabeth Swados and directed by Andrei Serban, the original groundbreaking 1974 production returns this December.

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A Sneak Peek at Broadway’s A Soldier’s Play, Starring David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood by Marc J. Franklin

Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning crime drama, directed by Tony winner Kenny Leon, will begin performances on Broadway December 27.

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Irish Rep Unveils 2020 Winter Season by Olivia Clement

The January–March programming includes works by Paul Muldoon, Eugene O’Neill, and Lady Augusta Gregory.

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Paddington Gets in a Jam Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The company behind The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show brings the show to Union Square's DR2 Theatre beginning December 13.

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Inside Opening Night of the World Premiere of Dave Malloy’s Moby-Dick by Marc J. Franklin

The musical adaptation, directed by Hadestown Tony winner Rachel Chavkin, opened at the American Repertory Theater December 11.

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Mrs. Doubtfire Opens in Seattle December 13 by Olivia Clement

The Broadway-bound new musical, starring Rob McClure, opens at the 5th Avenue Theatre.

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Watch Eva Noblezada and Reeve Carney in New Music Video for Hadestown’s ’All I’ve Ever Known’ by Andrew Gans

The actors perform a song from Anaïs Mitchell’s Tony-winning score.

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Tony Nominee Daniel Breaker Joins Season 5 of Billions by Dan Meyer

The Broadway alum will recur on the Showtime series, starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis.

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Inside the First Rehearsal of Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The world premiere of the musical, written by and starring Duncan Sheik, will begin performances with the New Group January 16, 2020.

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Vineyard Theatre to Honor Paula Vogel and Daryl Roth at 2020 Gala by Olivia Clement

The longtime collaborators and friends will be honored at the upcoming fundraiser in New York City.

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Young Dancers Grace the Stage in Pennsylvania Ballet's The Nutcracker by Tom Turner

Thanks to the company's school-based program Dance Chance, the next generation of ballet dancers have new opportunities.

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Catch Four Phantoms and Kaley Ann Voorhees in Concert at 54 Below by Dan Meyer

Brent Barrett, John Cudia, Franc D’Ambrosio, and Ciarán Sheehan return for a string of performances.

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New Musical About Ritchie Valens in the Works With Director Tony Taccone by Andrew Gans

Come On Let's Go! will feature songs from the "La Bamba" singer as well as new tunes written for the show.

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New Version of Be More Chill to Play Chicago by Olivia Clement

The Broadway musical will also soon be seen in London.

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How Did The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage! Fare in the Ratings? by Olivia Clement

Ratings are in for the Nickelodeon broadcast, which aired on three channels December 7.

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What Do Critics Think of Lucas Hnath’s The Thin Place at Playwrights Horizons? by Playbill Staff

The play, directed by Les Waters, opened December 12.

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Read Reviews for Teenage Dick at Donmar Warehouse by Dan Meyer

Mike Lew’s high school adaptation of Richard III opened December 12.

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See Who’s Joining Fun Home Tony Nominee Beth Malone in Transport Group’s The Unsinkable Molly Brown by Andrew Gans

Tony winner Kathleen Marshall directs and choreographs the Meredith Willson musical.

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Inside the Press Day for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’s 2020 National Tour by Nathan Skethway

The tour will launch January 1 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, Florida.

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Watch John Mulaney Pay Homage to All That Jazz by Dan Meyer

The Broadway alum is being very selective about who can appear in his upcoming Netflix special, The Sack Lunch Bunch.

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Read Reviews for Broadway’s Harry Connick Jr.—A Celebration of Cole Porter by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement opened December 12 at the Nederlander Theatre.

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Revisit the 2009 Revival of A Little Night Music by Nathan Skethway

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury starred in the Sondheim revival at the Water Kerr Theatre.

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A Snow White Christmas, Featuring Michelle Williams, Neil Patrick Harris, Jared Gertner, More, Begins December 13 by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement continues through December 22 in Pasadena.

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Audra McDonald and Geena Davis Among 2020 Artios Award Honorees by Olivia Clement

The annual awards from the Casting Society of America will be celebrated in L.A., New York City, and London.

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