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Dec 08, 2019

45 Books From 2019 for Theatrelovers
Find the perfect gift (for you or the theatre fan in your life) on this extensive list of memoirs, historical retrospectives, industry guides, and more.

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Dec 08, 2019

After 4 Decades in the Business, Star Judith Ivey Still Found Uncharted Territory in This New Play
Though she's played Amanda Wingfield and Margaret Thatcher, the two-time Tony Award winner takes on a greater challenge in Off-Broadway's Greater Clements.

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Dec 08, 2019

After Four Decades in the Business, Star Judith Ivey Still Found Uncharted Territory in This New Play
Though she's played Amanda Wingfield and Margaret Thatcher, the two-time Tony Award winner takes on a greater challenge in Off-Broadway's Greater Clements.

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Dec 08, 2019

The Best Theatre Books of 2019
Find the perfect gift (for you or the theatrelover in your life) on this extensive list of memoirs, historical retrospectives, industry guides, and more.

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Dec 08, 2019

The Rose Tattoo, Starring Marisa Tomei and Emun Elliott, Closes on Broadway December 8
Trip Cullman directs Tennessee Williams' Tony-winning play, about a widow who finds passion in the arms of a new man.

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Dec 08, 2019

West End's Les Misérables—The Staged Concert Broadcast in U.S. Movie Theatres December 8
Michael Ball, Carrie Hope Fletcher, and Alfie Boe star in the production, recently seen at London's Gielgud Theatre.

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Dec 08, 2019

Betrayal Closes on Broadway December 8
Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton, and Charlie Cox star in the Harold Pinter play, previously seen in the West End.

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Dec 08, 2019

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: December 8


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Dec 08, 2019

Sally Field, Linda Ronstadt, More Celebrated at 42nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors December 8
LL Cool J hosts the event at the Kennedy Center Opera House.

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Dec 07, 2019

Schedule of Upcoming and Announced Broadway Shows
See what's in previews, what's premiering out of town, and what's in development.

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Dec 07, 2019

What's Currently Playing on Broadway
The theatregoers' resource for reviews, discount tickets, and all the need-to-know information about the shows on Broadway right now.

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Dec 07, 2019

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Goes to the Grave
The cast of the extended hit Off-Broadway drama, currently playing through January 5, takes a trip to the cemetery to talk about their roles.

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Dec 07, 2019

Why The Inheritance Is ‘The Greatest Netflix Binge' on Broadway
Star John Benjamin Hickey talks acting in Matthew Lopez's opus—and simulataneously directing Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick in Plaza Suite.

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Dec 07, 2019

With The Light in the Piazza, Opera Star Renée Fleming Plays a Mother for the First Time Onstage—and Loves It
Why the Tony Award nominee wanted to tackle the Adam Guettel musical.

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Dec 07, 2019

SpongeBob SquarePants Musical Airs on Nickelodeon December 7
The TV production features much of the original Broadway cast, including Tony nominees Ethan Slater and Gavin Lee.

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Dec 07, 2019

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: December 7


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Dec 07, 2019

Harry Connick Jr. Returns to Broadway December 7 in A Celebration of Cole Porter
The limited engagement plays the Nederlander Theatre.

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Dec 06, 2019

Inside Tom Hiddleston's Portrait Unveiling at Sardi's
The Betrayal star joined the New York restaurant's famed wall of caricatures December 5.

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Dec 06, 2019

Watch Highlights From the North American Tour of Frozen
Caroline Bowman and Caroline Innerbichler star in the Disney musical.

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Dec 06, 2019

Young Adult Novel Adaptation of Alice by Heart Musical to Debut in 2020
Steven Sater penned the book, based on the show he co-wrote with Spring Awakening collaborator Duncan Sheik and Jessie Nelson.

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Dec 06, 2019

9 Things You Didn't Know About Broadway's Jagged Little Pill
The cast and creative team of the Alanis Morissette musical spill the secrets of the making of the new Broadway hit.

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Dec 06, 2019

11 Theatre Moments and 2019 Milestones We're Grateful For
From Ali Stroker's history-making Tony Award win to 50 years of Pride to Broadway talent getting their due in the mainstream, here's how we measure a year of good in theatre.

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Dec 06, 2019

Hair, Daniel Sullivan-Helmed Henry V, More Heading to Old Globe in Summer 2020
The San Diego company will present Henry V and The Taming of the Shrew in Balboa Park.

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Dec 06, 2019

David Strathairn, Cameron Monaghan, More Are Part of Fellowship for Performing Arts Reading Series
The Imagine This! festival concludes December 6.

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Dec 06, 2019

Bio-Musical About ‘Cat's in the Cradle' Singer Harry Chapin in the Works
Patriot Productions is preparing the show to be presented at an industry reading in spring 2020.

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Dec 06, 2019

Cast Set for Riverside Theatre's Thoroughly Modern Millie
Performances begin in Vero Beach, Florida, in January 2020.

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Dec 06, 2019

Is This A Room to Return to Off-Broadway's Vineyard
Conceived and directed by Tina Satter, the psychological thriller is adapted from the transcript of the FBI interrogation of Reality Winner.

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Dec 06, 2019

Watch Highlights From David Sedaris' Santaland Diaries in Chicago
Steven Strafford stars in the Joe Mantello-adapted stage production at the Goodman Theatre.

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Dec 06, 2019

Watch Tyler Hanes and Hayley Podschun in Rehearsal for Holiday Inn
Fellow Broadway alums Nicholas Rodriguez and Samantha Sturm join the pair in the City Springs Theatre production of the seasonal favorite.

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Dec 06, 2019

See Who's Joining Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale in Modern Medea at BAM
Simon Stone's contemporary rewrite of the Euripides tragedy will premiere in 2020.

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Dec 06, 2019

See Tony Winner Michael Cerveris Guest Star on The Blacklist
The Fun Home actor plays a villain named Victor Skovic in the December 6 episode.

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Dec 06, 2019

The Company of Broadway's A Soldier's Play, Starring David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood, Meets the Press
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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Dec 06, 2019

Jason SweetTooth Williams, Eddie Korbich, Alexa Green, More Set for Free Broadway's Future Holiday Concert
The performance will feature all-new holiday songs by a host of composers.

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Dec 06, 2019

Inside the 2019 Women of Vision Awards Honoring Mary-Louise Parker, Donna Karan, and More
Deborra-Lee Furness and Lisa Beatha were also honored at the December 3 benefit, hosted by the David Lynch Foundation.

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Dec 06, 2019

Chay Yew to Depart Victory Gardens
The director, playwright, and artistic leader will pursue personal projects at the end of the Chicago theatre's 2020 season.

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Dec 06, 2019

Check Out Cats Stars James Corden and Rebel Wilson Lounging in Their Digital Fur Technology Suits
Also making the talk show rounds: Francesca Hayward, who exhibited Jellicle behavior without noticing—but her friends did.

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Dec 06, 2019

Dion Boucicault's London Assurance Begins at Irish Rep
The high-spirited farce, directed by Charlotte Moore, is revived Off-Broadway featuring Colin McPhillamy, Rachel Pickup, and more.

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Dec 06, 2019

Adam Kantor, Emily Walton, Jay Armstrong Johnson, More Cast in Darling Grenadine Musical
The Daniel Zaitchik musical, a bittersweet Manhattan-set love story, will premiere at Roundabout Underground in 2020.

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Dec 06, 2019

Barry Manilow's Harmony Musical Will Now Open in 2021
The musical had been scheduled to start previews in February 2020.

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Dec 06, 2019

Bernadette Peters Will Join Katrina Lenk in Televised Celebrating Sondheim New Year's Eve Concert
Lonny Price will direct the concert, which will air on PBS.

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Dec 06, 2019

Inside Opening Night of Jagged Little Pill on Broadway
The new musical, featuring the songs of Alanis Morissette, opened at the Broadhurst Theatre December 5.

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Dec 06, 2019

Immersive Production of Heathers to Hit the Stage—er, Classroom—in 2020
The former artistic director of Serenbe Playhouse will bring the cult favorite to the hallways and classrooms of Westerville North High.

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Dec 06, 2019

Samantha Barks Will Star in London's Frozen
The production will reopen the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane in October 2020.

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Dec 06, 2019

See Beth Leavel, Norm Lewis, and More Preview Their Upcoming 54/Below Concerts
The performers will bring their musical talent through the month of December and into the new year.

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Dec 06, 2019

Watch Adam Driver Sing Company's ‘Being Alive' in Marriage Story
The Tony and Oscar nominee is the latest contributor in a string of Sondheim needle drops on the big screen.

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Dec 06, 2019

See Who's Joining Charles Busch in The Confession of Lily Dare
Busch's newest play, a comic melodrama and celebration of 1930s pre-code cinema, will premiere at the Cherry Lane.

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Dec 06, 2019

Wicked Star Jackie Burns Will Teach Master Class
The audition seminar in New York City will also feature voice teacher Donna Reid.

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Dec 06, 2019

5 Things to Look for on TV in The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage!
Tony nominees Tina Landau and Ethan Slater share what to spot in the December 7 television event.

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Dec 06, 2019

Behind the Design Process of Moulin Rouge! and Beautiful Scenic Designer Derek McLane
The New York Public Library offers a never-before-soon look at the inner workings of the Tony- and Emmy-winning designer's step-by-step process.

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Dec 06, 2019

Schedule of Upcoming London Shows
What's announced and what's in previews in the West End.

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Dec 06, 2019

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: December 6


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Dec 06, 2019

Original Sweeney Todd Len Cariou Reminisces About Sweeney, King Lear, Lauren Bacall, and Elizabeth Taylor
The Tony winner is back onstage in Off-Broadway's Harry Townsend's Last Stand, now playing.

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Dec 06, 2019

N.Y.C. Production of Baby, Starring Alice Ripley, Christina Sajous, More, Begins December 6
Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire's 1983 musical is directed and choreographed by Ethan Paulini.

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Dec 05, 2019

Read the Reviews for Jagged Little Pill on Broadway
The musical feature the songs of Alanis Morissette opened December 5.

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Dec 05, 2019

Industry Roundup: Preston Whiteway Named O'Neill Theater Center CEO, Eun Sun Kim and Cecilia Bartoli to Take Opera Reins, More
See who has recently joined the team at major theatre and arts institutions around the world.

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Dec 05, 2019

See the Cast of Dear Evan Hansen Celebrate 3 Years on Broadway
The Tony-winning musical opened December 4, 2016, at the Music Box Theatre.

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Dec 05, 2019

Schools of the Stars: Where the Jagged Little Pill Cast and Creative Team Studied Before Broadway
Find out where Kathryn Gallagher, Celia Rose Gooding, Derek Klena, and more went to college.

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Dec 05, 2019

Stage Rights to Eloise Series Acquired by MRC
The independent film and television studio intends to develop the popular children's series into new film, television, and live stage properties.

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Dec 05, 2019

Stars From Moulin Rouge!, Little Shop of Horrors, More Join 2019 Edition of Red Bucket Follies
The annual variety concert supports Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Dec 05, 2019

Soho Cinders Finds New Leads as Show Extends Into 2020
The musical continues at London's Charing Cross Theatre.

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Dec 05, 2019

Noah Galvin, Krystal Joy Brown, Ali Ewoldt, More, Join I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been
The Feinstein's/54 Below concert lets Broadway stars sing from their dream roles that will never be.

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Dec 05, 2019

Contemporary Jazz Septet Artemis Plays Carnegie Hall
The December 7 concert by this jazz supergroup is led by pianist Renee Rosnes and features Cécile McLorin Salvant on vocals.

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Dec 05, 2019

Courtney Reed, Francis Jue, Joe Ngo, More to Star in Off-Broadway Premiere of Cambodian Rock Band
Lauren Yee's musical play, featuring songs by Dengue Fever, will play at the Signature in 2020.

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Dec 05, 2019

Celebrate the Season at San Francisco Symphony's Holiday Gaiety Show
The December 7 program promises a sensational lineup of guest stars, including actor-singer Ana Gasteyer.

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Dec 05, 2019

Abbie Spallen's Pumpgirl Extends at Irish Rep
The critically acclaimed production continues into the new year.

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Dec 05, 2019

A First Look at the National Tour of Frozen
The Disney musical, starring Caroline Bowman and Caroline Innerbichler, officially opened at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles December 4.

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Dec 05, 2019

Beth Leavel on Meryl Streep, Miranda Priestly, and The Devil Wears Prada Musical
The Broadway star talked to Playbill while preparing for her upcoming Feinstein's/54 Below concert.

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Dec 05, 2019

Bat Out of Hell to Return to U.K. for 2020 Tour
The Jim Steinman musical, featuring songs from the Meatloaf album, will tour the U.K. again.

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Dec 05, 2019

5 Things You Need to Know About Netflix's The Prom Star Jo Ellen Pellman
The newcomer will play Emma, alongside Meryl Streep and more, in Ryan Murphy's adaptation of the Broadway musical.

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Dec 05, 2019

Broadway Rush, Lottery, and Standing Room Only Policies
Playbill's complete round-up of the latest Broadway rush, lottery, standing-room-only (SRO), and student ticket policies.

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Dec 05, 2019

Geffen Playhouse Adds Anna Moench's Man of God to 2020 Season
The new play will begin performances in March in L.A.

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Dec 05, 2019

Josh Groban Adds 4th Date for Radio City Music Hall Residency
Josh Groban's Great Big Radio City Show launches February 14, 2020.

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Dec 05, 2019

Last Chance: Schedule of Upcoming Broadway and Off-Broadway Show Closings
What shows are about to close in New York City?

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Dec 05, 2019

Industry Roundup: Preston Whiteway Named O'Neill Theater Center CEO, Cecilia Bartoli to Take Reins at Monte Carlo, More
See who has recently joined the team at major theatre and arts institutions around the world.

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Dec 05, 2019

Read Reviews for Harry Townsend's Last Stand, Starring Craig Bierko and Len Cariou
The George Eastman play opened Off-Broadway December 4.

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Dec 05, 2019

The Metropolitan Opera Adds 3 Performances of Porgy and Bess
The encore shows mark a first in the Met's modern history.

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Dec 05, 2019

Watch Broadway's Mean Girls Sing ‘Jingle Bell Rock' at the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting
The cast performed the song December 4, giving audiences a holiday surprise.

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Dec 05, 2019

See Who's Joining Noah Thomas in West End's Everybody's Talking About Jamie
The musical welcomes a new cast in early 2020.

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Dec 05, 2019

What Do Critics Think of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in San Francisco?
The West Coast premiere of the Tony- and Olivier-winning play opened at the Curran Theatre December 1.

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Dec 05, 2019

Monsoon Wedding Musical Heads to Leeds and London
Based on Mira Nair's 2001 hit film, the new musical will play in the U.K. following its Berkeley Rep world premiere.

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Dec 05, 2019

Check Out New Production Photos From the World Premiere of Dave Malloy's Moby-Dick
The musical adaptation, directed by Hadestown Tony winner Rachel Chavkin, began performances December 3 at the American Repertory Theater.

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Dec 05, 2019

Alanis Morissette Relates to a Lot of Characters in the Jagged Little Pill Musical
The Grammy winner sat down with Jimmy Fallon ahead of the Broadway show's opening. The two also rocked out in a subway station.

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Dec 05, 2019

65th Annual Drama Desk Awards Set May 2020 Date
The awards honor productions and artists from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway.

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Dec 05, 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird's Russell Harvard Marks an Historic Milestone for Deaf Actors on Broadway
For the first time in his career, the actor takes on two roles not defined by their Deafness.

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Dec 05, 2019

Alanis Morissette Musical Jagged Little Pill Opens on Broadway December 5
The new musical, featuring a book by Oscar winner Diablo Cody, uses the music star's discography to tell an original story.

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Dec 05, 2019

Christopher Shinn's Judgment Day, Starring Luke Kirby, Begins at the Park Avenue Armory
The world-premiere adaptation of Ödön von Horváth's 1937 play takes over the Wade Thompson Drill Hall.

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Dec 05, 2019

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: December 5


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Dec 04, 2019

See Jonah Platt, Michael Cerveris, Natalie Joy Johnson, and More Strip Down With the Skivvies in I Touch My Elf at Joe's Pub
The popular undergarment-clad band also welcomed Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Natalie Weiss, and more.

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Dec 04, 2019

New York Philharmonic Presents Steve Reich's New Work for Orchestra
The composer's first work for orchestra in three decades pays homage to the Baroque concerto grosso and receives its New York premiere December 5-7.

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Dec 04, 2019

Danielle Brooks, John Keating, Jonathan Hadary Receive Actors' Equity Awards
The three were recognized for their work in classic titles: Much Ado About Nothing, Irish Rep's O'Casey Cycle, and Coriolanus.

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Dec 04, 2019

How Hairspray Composer and Co-Lyricist Marc Shaiman's Bette Midler Dreams Became Reality
This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares stories from his concerts with Lillias White, Jessie Mueller and Megan Hilty, and the never-in-a-million-years dream that came true for a 16-year-old Shaiman with his idol Midler.

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Dec 04, 2019

A First Look at the World Premiere of Dolly Parton's Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol in Boston
The new stage musical, based on the Charles Dickens Christmas ghost story, began performances at the Emerson Colonial Theatre December 3.

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Dec 04, 2019

NYTW Sets Dates and Cast for the Off-Broadway Premiere of Celine Song's Endlings
Dates are also set for the world premiere of Sanctuary City by Martyna Majok.

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Dec 04, 2019

Inside Opening Night of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in San Francisco
The Tony- and Olivier-winning play, a continuation of J.K. Rowling's popular series, opened at the Curran Theatre December 1.

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Dec 04, 2019

Jeremy O. Harris' Zola Movie, Julie Taymor and Sarah Ruhl's Gloria Steinem Biopic, More to Premiere at 2020 Sundance Film Festival
The new lineup includes movies featuring such stage veterans as Laura Benanti, Laura Linney, and Reed Birney.

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Dec 04, 2019

Joey McIntyre to Star in Dion Musical The Wanderer
The Broadway alum and New Kid on the Block will appear in the musical about "Runaround Sue" singer-songwriter Dion in the Paper Mill Playhouse world premiere.

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Dec 04, 2019

Newsies Tour Alum Alex Prakken Will Reprise Performance at White Plains Performing Arts Center
The cast is complete for the Westchester venue's upcoming production of the Alan Menken, Jack Feldman, and Harvey Fierstein musical.

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Dec 04, 2019

Look Back at Pulitzer Prize-Winning August: Osage County on Broadway
The Tracy Letts play opened December 4, 2007, at the Imperial Theatre.

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Dec 04, 2019

Tony Kushner's A Bright Room Called Day Extends Off-Broadway
The Public Theater revival is helmed by Oskar Eustis.

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Dec 04, 2019

Terrence Mann Joins Lee Pace and Jared Harris in Apple TV's Foundation
The show is based on Isaac Asimov's sci-fi novel trilogy.

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