Saturday, June 12, 2021

How Many Musical Theatre Tangos Can You Identify From Their Lyrics? by Talaura Harms

Hint: all of the tunes have "tango" in the song title.

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Dreamgirls Concert Stars Audra McDonald, Lillias White, Heather Headley, More Reunite on Stars in the House June 12 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: June 12 by Playbill Staff

Kirsten Childs' Bella: An American Tale opens at Playwright Horizons in 2017.

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Blair Brown Leads Play-PerView Production of Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Living Document June 12 by Talaura Harms

Proceeds for the streaming presentation benefit the ACLU and Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre.

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Friday, June 11, 2021

Watch New Music Video From Britton & The Sting Ahead of Juneteenth Concerts by Felicia Fitzpatrick

The funk liberation band releases "Holdin' On'" before their in-person return of two shows on June 19.

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Katori Hall's The Hot Wing King Wins 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama by Ryan McPhee

The play made its world premiere at Off-Broadway's Signature Theatre in February 2020.

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Jerry Mitchell Recalls the Origin Story of Broadway Bares by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth, Lauren Bacall issues a challenge backstage and the cast of Girls5Eva drops by Stars in the House.

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Tom Kitt to Drop Debut Studio Album Reflect by Talaura Harms

The release will feature tracks co-written and performed by Adrienne Warren, Elizabeth Stanley, Javier Muñoz, Lauren Patten, and more.

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New Program From Theatre Communications Group to Support Black and Indigenous Theatres by Logan Culwell-Block

Thrive! will provide grants, professional development, and technical assistance.

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Counting Together Launches Website to Track Equity and Diversity Data Within Theatre Industry by Dan Meyer

The project is a collaboration between the Dramatists Guild, American Theatre Wing, TDF, and more.

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The Light in the Piazza's Kelli O'Hara, Victoria Clark, and Matthew Morrison Reunite on Stars in the House June 11 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

In the News: Jeremy Jordan, Ariana DeBose, Lilli Cooper, and Taylor Louderman Lend Voice to New Write Out Loud EP, More by Playbill Staff

Plus: 25 Black Juilliard alums come together to address racism at the prestigious drama school.

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Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie Will Retire at End of 2021 by Dan Meyer

The West Coast industry leader has been in the role for over 16 years.

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Chita Rivera, Debbie Allen, Stephanie J. Block, More Join Lineup for Show of Titles Streaming Concert by Andrew Gans

Watch a trailer for the June 13 event, benefiting The Actors Fund.

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Drag Race Alum Shuga Cain Joins NYC’s Seven Deadly Sins by Ryan McPhee

Seven playwrights take on seven no-nos in the theatrical experience from Tectonic Theater Project.

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Watch a Sneak Peek of the Drama Book Shop's Reopening in NYC by Roberto Araujo

Co-owner Thomas Kail and designer David Korins share the process and inspiration behind the beloved New York staple.

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Stars in the House Spotlights Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp June 10 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Go Inside Opening Night of Immersive Van Gogh With Kate Baldwin, Dorinda Medley, and More by Marc J. Franklin

The installation, with creative direction by Tony Award nominee David Korins, opened in its New York premiere at Pier 36 June 8.

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Lillias White's Studio Recording Get Yourself Some Happy! Will Be Released in July by Andrew Gans

The Tony winner also has scheduled several concert dates around the country.

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Blindness Sets Closing Date for Off-Broadway Run by Dan Meyer

The light-sound experience was one of the first theatrical events to open in NYC following the pandemic shutdown.

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Hadley Fraser, Lily Allen, Julia Chan, and Jake Wood Will Star in West End Thriller 2:22-A Ghost Story by Andrew Gans

Matthew Dunster directs Danny Robins' West End playwriting debut.

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NBC Cancels Musical Series Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist After 2 Seasons by Talaura Harms

Creators and stars of the show have mounted a social media campaign to save the series, in the hopes that another network will pick it up.

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The Shubert Foundation Grants $32.1 Million to 575 Theatres and Performing Arts Organizations by Dan Meyer

Among the 2021 grant recipients are BAM, Lincoln Center Theater, and New York Theatre Workshop.

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Watch the Trailer for Netflix’s Tick, Tick… Boom! Movie, Starring Andrew Garfield by Ryan McPhee

Lin-Manuel Miranda directs the stage-to-screen adaptation of the late Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical musical.

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Heather! Patti! Gaga! The Neon Coven Shares Their Musical Theatre Obsessions by Ryan McPhee

Get to know members of the queer theatre collective ahead of Glimmer of Light, Playbill's live Pride concert event.

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To Kill a Mockingbird Will Reopen on Broadway With Original Stars Jeff Daniels and Celia Keenan-Bolger by Andrew Gans

The production of the Aaron Sorkin play, based on the Harper Lee novel, will resume performances in the fall at the Shubert.

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In the Heights Movie Arrives in Theatres and HBO Max June 10 by Andrew Gans

Watch as Lin Manuel-Miranda introduces a new clip from the festive number "Carnaval del Barrio."

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Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and the In the Heights Film Stars Play Bodega Price Is Right by Roberto Araujo

In the competition cast members try to guess the prices of staple items in a New York City bodega.

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West End Celebration at London's Palace Theatre Begins June 10 by Dan Meyer

The show features Layton Williams, Alice Fearn, Rachel John, and more.

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Lincoln Center Theater Production of Jackie Sibblies Drury's Marys Seacole Streams Beginning June 10 by Andrew Gans

The free stream is the latest in the Private Reels: From the LCT Archives series.

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Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Mary-Louise Parker, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, More Are Part of Manhattan Theatre Club's Virtual Gala June 10 by Andrew Gans

The free NYC❤MTC: A Virtual Gala for Manhattan Theatre Club celebrates the New York theatre company.

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