Thursday, February 13, 2020

Musical of the Month: Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Creative Team by JK

The first Disney show on Broadway, Beauty and the Beast, went on to become the 10th longest-running show in history. Sure it was based on a beloved animated classic, but the stage version su…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Looking for Regional Gigs? Evita, The Sound of Music, Walt Disney World, and More Are Casting by Playbill Staff

Find your next Equity job with this selection of upcoming calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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Lucy Prebble wins inaugural Michael Billington award for best new play by Chris Wiegand

Prebble’s play A Very Expensive Poison won the prize, named after the Guardian’s former chief theatre critic, at the Critics’ Circle awards A Very Expensive Poison, Lucy Prebble’s am…

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Come From Away, Jamie Lloyd & Dear Evan Hansen’s Sam Tutty are all honoured at the Critics’ Circle Awards

So who were the musical theatre winners at one of the best loved events in the theatre awards calendar, the Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards? Step forward the much loved West End production …

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Monday, February 10, 2020

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Tony Winner Lena Hall

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony-winning actress and singer Lena Hall about Guns N' Roses' 1987 debut album 'Appetite for Destruction.' They also discuss Axl Rose, Cats, Billy Po…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Bernadette Peters, J. Harrison Ghee, Sierra Boggess and Jason Gotay Join BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF!

Bernadette Peters (Hello Dolly, Follies, A Little Night Music), J. Harrison Ghee (Kinky Boots, upcoming Mrs. Doubtfire), Jason Gotay (Evita, upcoming Between the Lines), and Sierra Boggess (…

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VIDEO: First Look at Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman in the New Trailer for GUN & POWDER

Solea Pfeiffer (New York City Center's Evita, West Coast Premiere of Hamilton) and Emmy Raver-Lampman (Netflix's The Umbrella Academy, Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton) star as the Clarke …

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Rising Star Solea Pfeiffer Tells Us What She's Learned in 7 Months of Nonstop Musicals

Pfeiffer went from starring in Almost Famous to Evita to The Light in the Piazza to Gun & Powder. And she loves it all.

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Friday, January 31, 2020

BroadwayCon by Barry Gordin

By: Maryann Lopinto 2020: New York celebrated its fifth BroadwayCon  during the weekend of Friday, January 24th through Sunday. January 26th.  This brought thousands of theatre fans fr…

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Call Redialed: NEW Daniel C. Levine Interview: "Godspell" at ACT of CT by Adam Rothenberg

It’s so great to catch up with Daniel C. Levine, the Artistic Director of RIdgefield’s premiere regional theatre, ACT of CT. It’s been two years since he & I last spoke, at which t…

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

EVITA Launches Drury Lane Theatre’s 20/21 Season by Showbiz Chicago Newsdesk

Showbiz Chicago <em>EVITA</em> Launches Drury Lane Theatre’s 20/21 Season “Oh, what a circus. Oh, what a show…” Drury Lane Theatre launches its 2020/2021 Season [...] &l…

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

VIDEO: Sarah Brightman Performs 'Don't Cry For Me Argentina' In 1999

The truth is she never left us! Broadway's legendary star and original Christine in The Phantom of the Opera, Sarah Brightman, is performing the classic song 'Don't Cry For Me Argentina' fro…

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

Wick’s Cautionary Evita Reminds How Relevant It Remains Today by Bill Hirschman

Later we’ll get to the surprisingly strong performance of an America’s Got Talent semi-finalist in the title role; more importantly, the Wick Theatre’s production of Evita is a painful…

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Friday, January 17, 2020

What's New! See the Cast of the Andrew Lloyd Webber Revue Unmasked in Rehearsal by Diep Tran

Mauricio Martinez, Mamie Parris, Alex Finke and the cast of Unmasked gave a preview of the new Andrew Lloyd Webber revue on January 16 at Open Jar Studios. The show, which shares a title …

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Exclusive! Fall in Love with Jason Gotay Singing 'Something to Hold Onto' From the New Musical Between the Lines by Michael Appler

Between the Lines, a new musical based on Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer's teen novel of the same name, makes its New York premiere off-Broadway at the Tony Kiser Theatre in April. …

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The Legacy of Andrew Lloyd Webber: An Interactive Timeline by Dan Meyer

The composer of The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Evita, and many others has had a lot to celebrate throughout his career. Do you know all of the high notes?

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Exclusive! Swoon Over Jason Gotay Singing 'Something to Hold Onto' From the New Musical Between The Lines by Michael Appler

Between the Lines, a new musical based on Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer's teen novel of the same name, makes its New York premiere off-Broadway at the Tony Kiser Theatre in April. …

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Wicked's Nancy Opel: Ms. January 2020 by JK

Ms. Broadway January 2020 Wicked's Nancy Opel With her current role as Madame Morrible in Wicked, this month's Ms. Broadway has been in 14 Broadway shows! Congratulations, Nancy Opel! (If…

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Friday, January 3, 2020

Mind the Blog reflects on a theatre wish list for 2020 by Debbie Gilpin

Mind the Blog has a fairly wide-ranging wish list of things I hope to see, including major shows such as Sunday in the Park with George, Evita, Magic Goes Wrong, Uncle Vanya and the Jamie Ll…

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Call Answered: David Hernandez: "American Idol", "Broadway & Beyond" at The Green Room 42 by Adam Rothenberg

David Hernandez gained national attention with his powerful voice and affable personality as an American Idol Top 12 finalist. After 10 years of touring, David is returning to New York City …

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Look Back at Ricky Martin on Broadway in Evita by Playbill Staff

The music superstar, who celebrates his birthday December 24, starred as Che, opposite Elena Roger as Eva and Michael Cerveris as Juan Peron.

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Monday, December 23, 2019

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Carolee Carmello

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to three-time Tony nominee Carolee Carmello about the soundtrack to the 1973 film adaptation of 'Godspell.' They also discuss Julie Andrews, 'The Sound o…

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Go Inside the Starry, Teary Memorial for Theater Titan Harold Prince by Michael Appler

The prince of Broadway was memorialized on December 16. The theater community gathered at the Majestic Theatre to honor 21-time Tony winner Harold Prince, who died on July 31 at the age o…

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Solea Pfeiffer & Emmy Raver-Lampman to Star in Robert O'Hara-Helmed Gun & Powder Musical at D.C.'s Signature by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for the new musical Gun & Powder, set to make its world premiere at Arlington, Virginia's Signature Theatre next year. The previously announced world premiere, directed b…

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Signature Theatre Announces Casting And Creative Team For GUN & POWDER; Solea Pfeiffer, Emmy Raver-Lampman, and More!

Solea Pfeiffer (New York City Center's Evita, West Coast Premiere of Hamilton) and Emmy Raver-Lampman (Netflix's The Umbrella Academy, Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton) are set to star as …

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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Isabelita Perón in the Spotlight: “Happyland” at Buenos Aires’ Teatro San Martin by Maria Delgado

Alfredo Arias has been based in France for many decades now, but he is an increasingly frequent visitor to the Argentine stage—recent works seen in Buenos Aires include Tatuaje (English ti…

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The Phantom of the Opera Star Ben Crawford Is's Next Vlogger by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready for a one-of-a-kind look inside Broadway's longest-running musical, The Phantom of the Opera. The hit show's strong-voiced title star Ben Crawford has signed on to lead Broadway.c…

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Arielle Jacobs, Jason Gotay, Julia Murney & More Join Between the Lines Off-Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Casting has been announced for Between the Lines, a new musical based on the acclaimed novel by Jodi Picoult and her daughter Samantha van Leer. Arielle Jacobs will star in the off-Broadway …

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Breaking: Jason Gotay, Arielle Jacobs & More Will Star in BETWEEN THE LINES Musical

Producer Daryl Roth announced today full casting for the new Off-Broadway musical Between the Lines . The production will star Arielle Jacobs (Aladdin, Wicked), Jason Gotay (Evita, Bring It …

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

#TBT: Vintage Playbill: A Christmas Story: November 2012 by JK

I was at a distinct disadvantage when I saw A Christmas Story: The Musical. I had never seen A Christmas Story: The Movie! The good news is, the musical was wonderful, and though I may not h…

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