Monday, May 18, 2020

Submit Your Questions for Tony-Winning Director Jerry Zaks Now! by Logan Culwell-Block

The director of Broadway's Mrs. Doubtfire and the upcoming The Music Man will answer your questions live on Playbill and The Growing Studio's The Broadway Q&A Series.

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Friday, May 15, 2020


In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and …

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Checking in With… Tony Winner Shuler Hensley, Star of Oklahoma!, The Ferryman, Young Frankenstein, and Upcoming The Music Man by Andrew Gans

The new feature series catches up with Broadway favorites during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Friday, April 24, 2020

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Says THE MUSIC MAN is a 'Story About Belief'

On last night's episode of The Late Late Show, host James Corden connects with 'Bad Education' star Hugh Jackman, safe in quarantine with his kids and wife, with whom he just shared his 24th…

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Wake Up With BWW 4/23: THE MUSIC MAN Still On Track to Open This Fall, and More!

Today's top stories: The Music Man is still on track to come to Broadway this fall, and more!

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Watch Sutton Foster Take on Into the Woods Ahead of Sondheim's 90th Birthday Concert by Lindsey Sullivan

Two-time Tony winner and The Music Man-bound star Sutton Foster is set for the previously announced Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration on April 26. Hosted by Raúl …

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Hugh Jackman Says the THE MUSIC MAN Revival Is Still On Schedule to Arrive This Fall

Despite the Broadway shutdown, Harold Hill might still make it to River City on schedule. Leading man Hugh Jackman explained in a recent interview with Variety that plans have not yet change…

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Sunday, April 19, 2020

Go Through a Rainbow of Show Tunes on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige shows off her colorful side by dedicat…

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Hugh Jackman Turned Down a Role in Tom Hooper's CATS Film

Hugh Jackman, who is set to star on Broadway this fall in The Music Man, had the potential to be turned into a CGI cat in the Tom Hooper film adaptation of the hit musical. 

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Musical of the Month: The Drowsy Chaperone : The Cast by JK

This charming little musical was all the more charming because of its thoroughly stellar cast. The talent on this roster of the original Broadway cast is mind-boggling. Not just chock full o…

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Friday, April 10, 2020

Check Out Broadway Photographer Jeremy Daniel’s 17 Favorite Production Photos by Marc J. Franklin

From Waitress to The Music Man, Daniel gives Playbill an inside look at some of his favorite shots.

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

Elaine Paige Celebrates Hollywood Movie Musicals on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige presents the first of two special shows…

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VIDEO: Aaron Lazar Sings '(Ya Got) Trouble' From THE MUSIC MAN

As part of Virtual Broadway, Aaron Lazar filmed himself singing (Ya Got) Trouble from The Music Man!

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

THE MUSIC MAN Revival Still On Schedule for Fall 2020

The revival of Meredith Willson's beloved classic, The Music Man is still on schedule to hit Broadway this fall.

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VIDEO: Grace Spelman Takes On Every Role in THE MUSIC MAN's Opening Number While Social Distancing at Home

Writer and content creator Grace Spelman took to Twitter to post a video of herself lip synching to 'Rock Island' from the music man.

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Friday, March 20, 2020

Sutton Foster Says She's Dancing in Her Closet Right Now—And You Should Be, Too by Michael Appler

Not to worry; Sutton Foster is healthy and happy. While the spread of COVID-19 has temporarily shuttered Broadway, the two-time Tony winner, set to return to the stage in a star-studded rev…

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Friday, March 13, 2020

"Beetlejuice" Offers Coronavirus Discount to “Really Fuck Up" Winter Garden Before "Music Man" Opens by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY – The past few days have been a hot-bed of coronavirus news for the Broadway community, with Governor Cuomo ordering any event hosting more t…

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Buoyant Performance Re-floats “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” by Philip

Composer-lyricist Meredith Willson’s 1960 musical “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” was inspired by an exaggerated tale about the exploits of real-life Titanic survivor Margaret Tobin Brown…

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Monday, March 2, 2020

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Alison Fraser

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to two-time Tony nominee Alison Fraser about her 1996 album 'A New York Romance.' They also discuss Rusty Magee, James Taylor, Benjamin Dreyer, Bill Finn…

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Opening Night: The Unsinkable Molly Brown by Sandi Durell

  Transport Group’s The Unsinkable Molly Brown opened on February 26 at Abrons Arts Center on Grand Street and Theater Pizzazz was on the scene as Alice Teeple captured the curtain call …

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Friday, February 21, 2020

Sophia Anne Caruso abruptly exits Beetlejuice on Broadway by Maureen Lee Lenker

Sophia Anne Caruso will no longer count herself among the strange and unusual. The actress, who originated the role of Lydia Deetz in Broadway’s Beetlejuice, has abruptly exited the produ…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The Music Man, The Color Purple, More Are Auditioning in NYC by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with these Equity calls for Broadway productions and shows across the country hosting auditions in the Big Apple.

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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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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Jump on the Wells Fargo Wagon! Broadway's Music Man Is Holding an Open Casting Call for Winthrop Paroo by Michael Appler

The highly anticipated Broadway revival of The Music Man has announced an open casting call for the role of Winthrop Paroo, leading lady Marian's shy younger brother whose excitement in jo…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Broadway-Bound THE MUSIC MAN Will Hold Open Call for Winthrop Paroo

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, The Music Man is coming back to Broadway this fall, starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster. The production, directed by four-time Tony Award winner Je…

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

“Oklahoma!” and “West Side Story” Blamed for STI Outbreak at Classic Musical Retirement Home by Broadway Beat

by Brendan Leonard. @brennylen. MILLBURN, NJ - Reports are surfacing of an outbreak of venereal diseases at the Shady Pines Retirement Home for Classic Broadway Musicals, with the culprits r…

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

The Music Man Will Take the Winter Garden Theatre This Fall

Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster star in the classic Meredith Willson musical.

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Broadway Grosses: Beetlejuice Breaks Winter Garden Box Office Record for Third Time by

Say it three times, indeed. The Tony-nominated musical Beetlejuice broke the Winter Garden Theatre's box office for the third time this week, grossing $1,435,799.00 in seven performances. De…

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Grosses Analysis: Beetlejuice Continues to Revive Box Office Figures With Another House Record by Ryan McPhee

The musical is slated to end its run at the Winter Garden Theatre in June, making way for the upcoming revival of The Music Man.

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Winter Garden Theatre Confirmed for Hugh Jackman-Led Music Man Revival by Andy Lefkowitz

The upcoming revival of The Music Man has officially found its Broadway home. As previously rumored, the starry new production will set up shop at the Winter Garden Theatre, current home to…

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THE MUSIC MAN Will Officially Open at the Winter Garden Theatre This Fall

Meredith Willson's beloved classic, The Music Man starring two-time Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy Award-winning star Hugh Jackman as Harold Hill and two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Fo…

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