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Sep 19, 2020

Can You Name These Shows From Their Tony Awards Performances?
Test your theatre knowledge.

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Sep 19, 2020

From Wicked to The Cher Show: Celebrating Stephanie J. Block on Stage
The Tony Winner celebrates her birthday September 19.

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Sep 19, 2020

Original Off-Broadway Cast of Donja R. Love's Sugar in Our Wounds Reunites September 19
Play-PerView presents the digital reading of the play.

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Sep 19, 2020

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: September 19
Happy birthday to Stephanie J. Block and Ramin Karimloo.

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Sep 18, 2020

In the News: Misty Copeland to Host Get Out the Vote Virtual Fundraiser, York Theatre Company Will Offer Merrily Reunion, More
Plus, check out the video launching Abingdon Theatre Company's #IWill Campaign with Judy Kuhn, Felicia Boswell, Kate Baldwin, and more.

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Sep 18, 2020

7 Theatre Crafting Projects to Make With Cricut
Make your own bespoke theatrical memorabilia, from a Be More Chill greeting card to a Cabaret welcome mat.

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Sep 18, 2020

Cast of Disney's Hercules, Including Roger Bart, Susan Egan, Lillias White, LaChanze, More, Will Reunite on Stars in the House
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Sep 18, 2020

St. Ann's Warehouse to Stream Phyllida Lloyd's All-Female Shakespeare Trilogy, More This Fall
The Brooklyn venue will also as host in-person rooftop concerts and art installations.

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Sep 18, 2020

Senator Schumer and the Broadway League Unite to Rally for Save Our Stages Act
The aptly named S.O.S. would provide $10 billion in grants to live venues across the country in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sep 18, 2020

The Life Helmed by Billy Porter, The Tap Dance Kid, More in Development for New City Center Encores! Season
Tony winner Clint Ramos joins as Encores! producing creative director, while Camille A. Brown, Eisa Davis, and Robert O'Hara join as advisors.

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Sep 18, 2020

Stage Door Virtually! Meet Rent Alums September 24
Playbill Social Selects teams up with Broadway Roulette's Elizabeth Durand Streisand for a virtual hangout.

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Sep 18, 2020

WATCH: David Byrne Hopes to Be Back on Broadway a Year From Now
The American Utopia star also talked about his HBO collaboration with Spike Lee on late night TV.

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Sep 18, 2020

Cast of Caesar & Cleopatra, Including Brenda Braxton and Robert Cuccioli, Will Reunite for Stars in the House Reading
The reading of the Bernard Shaw classic is part of the Plays in the House spinoff of Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's series benefiting The Actors Fund.

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Sep 18, 2020

Jasmine Cephas Jones, Laurence Fisburne, More Win Emmy Awards Ahead of Primetime Broadcast
The Hamilton alum and Tony winner earned trophies for their work on Quibi's #FreeRayshawn.

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Sep 18, 2020

Laura Benanti to Release Debut Studio Album, Drops Single of Rufus Wainwright Cover
The Tony winner's self-titled album arrives in October.

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Sep 18, 2020

Sarah Paulson Is Ratched on Netflix, Streaming September 18
Nurse Mildred gets a backstory in the Once Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest prequel from Ryan Murphy.

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Sep 18, 2020

Watch the 2020 Television Humanitarian Awards, Honoring Billy Porter, Phylicia Rashad, More
Hosted by The Creative Coalition, the annual event honors those in the TV industry who use their positions to make a positive impact.

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Sep 18, 2020

WATCH: Andrea Martin, Harvey Fierstein, John Cariani, More From the 2004 Revival of Fiddler on the Roof Reunite for Special 'Sabbath Prayer'
The cast virtually reunited for a performance marking the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year.

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Sep 18, 2020

The Playbill Weekend Streaming Guide: What to Watch September 18-20
The Sugar in Our Wounds cast reunites, the Broadway Flea Market goes virtual, and more.

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Sep 18, 2020

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: September 18
Andrew Lloyd Webber's Song and Dance, starring Bernadette Peters, opens on Broadway in 1985.

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Sep 18, 2020

Celebrate Nina Arianda's Birthday With a Look Back at Her Tony-Winning Venus in Fur Performance
Also Tony nominated for Born Yesterday, the stage and screen star was born September 18.

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Sep 18, 2020

Celebrate Famed Choreographer Agnes de Mille With a Look Inside Her Legacy
The seminal theatremaker was born September 18, 1905.

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Sep 18, 2020

Checking In With… Janet Dacal, Star of Prince of Broadway, Wonderland, In the Heights, More
Dacal will also be part of Playbill and The Broadway League's ¡VIVA Broadway! concert, celebrating Latinx Heritage Month and Latinx milestones on Broadway.

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Sep 18, 2020

Help Detective Sydney Styles Solve A Chorus Crime September 18
Be an assistant in this interactive theatre experience from Playbill Social Selects and Seize the Show.

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Sep 18, 2020

Look Back at Bernadette Peters and Betty Buckley in Song and Dance on Broadway
The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical opened September 18, 1985, at the Royale Theatre.

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Sep 18, 2020

Look Back at Kristen Bell, Christian Campbell, Gregg Edelman, and More in Reefer Madness
The musical spoof of the cult film began previews Off-Broadway September 18, 2001.

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Sep 17, 2020

MJ the Musical on Broadway, Alliance Theatre, Baltimore Center Stage, More Host Video Auditions
Find your next job with self-tape audition opportunities for shows across the country.

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Sep 17, 2020

Playwright Steve Carter Dies at 90
The writer premiered several of his works at the New York City-based Negro Ensemble Company and Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater.

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Sep 17, 2020

In the News: Keen Company Announces 2020-2021 Season, Anna Karenina to Stream Online, More
Plus, watch Broadway alum Brad Gibson's powerful new music video, "Fool."

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Sep 17, 2020

The Public Theater Will Present Saheem Ali-Directed Shipwreck; More Fall Digital Programming Announced
Raúl Esparza, Joe Morton, and more will star in the radio play by Anne Washburn.

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Sep 17, 2020

Tony Tanner, Tony-Nominated Director and Choreographer, Dies at 88
Born in England, Mr. Tanner made his Broadway acting debut in Half a Sixpence.

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Sep 17, 2020

What the Constitution Means to Me, Starring Heidi Schreck, Heading to Amazon
The filmed capture of the Pulitzer finalist and Tony-nominated play will premiere in October, marking a new overall deal between Schreck and Amazon Studios.

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Sep 17, 2020

Donations From Project Sing Out! Lead to $30,000 in Grants to School Theatre Programs in Need
The streamed concert event from executive producer and Once On This Island Tony nominee Hailey Kilgore took place in July.

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Sep 17, 2020

Check Out Photos of Blackeyed Theatre's Production of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
The U.K. production, which will be performed to a socially-distanced audience and livestreamed, will play the South Hill Park Arts Centre September 18.

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Sep 17, 2020

Go Behind the Scenes of the Brave Hearts for Broadway Concert Let Us Entertain You
Michael E. Merritt and more spoke to CBS-2 NY ahead of the September 23 event.

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Sep 17, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company Will Offer TheatreLab Interactive Workshops
Instructors include Whitney White, Margot Bordelon, Adam Gwon, Jillian Walker, and Joshua Harmon.

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Sep 17, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley Present 3rd 'Best Of' Stars in the House Special September 17
The daily live stream series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Sep 17, 2020

U.K. Tour of Educating Rita to Resume in October
Jessica Johnson and Stephen Tompkinson star.

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Sep 17, 2020

Upcoming Cast Recordings
The show tunes you need from the shows you love!

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Sep 17, 2020

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and More Music Makers in Trailer for Song Exploder
The Netflix docuseries, based on the podcast, debuts October 2.

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Sep 17, 2020

How to Build an Interactive Virtual Theatre Experience in the Era of COVID
From story and character development to digital technology, Seize the Show is leading the charge for stay-at-home entertainment.

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Sep 17, 2020

Raúl Esparza and More Join Berkeley Rep's Virtual Programming Lineup
The four-time Tony nominee will star in a new work inspired by Virginia Woolf's The Waves.

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Sep 17, 2020

Nikki M. James and George Salazar Will Star in Virtual Presentation of Megan Loughran's The Silverfish
Jennifer Werner will direct the reading for Urban Stages' September Play Fest & Fundraiser.

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Sep 17, 2020

Live Recording of Nick Cordero Solo Show Released September 17
Proceeds from the album will benefit the late actor's wife and child.

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Sep 17, 2020

London's National Theatre to Present Dick Whittington Panto on Its Newly Configured Olivier Stage
The in-the-round production will follow the Giles Terera-led Death of England: Delroy, marking the National's first in-person offering since March.

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Sep 17, 2020

Justina Machado and Gabrielle Ruiz Join ¡VIVA Broadway! Lineup
The In The Heights and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend alums, respectively, join the star-studded October 1 concert event. Here's how to watch.

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Sep 17, 2020

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: September 17
In 1978, the late Nick Cordero is born in Hamilton, Canada.

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Sep 17, 2020

From SIX Queens Belting Donation Amounts to Jeremy Jordan Singing Seymour, Seth Catalogs 6 Months of Shutdown
This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares how Broadway progressed to its shutdown and reflects on the joyful highlights in this difficult time since COVID-19 shuttered houses March 12.

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Sep 17, 2020

Celebrate Tony Nominee Nick Cordero on the Stage
The beloved actor was born September 17, 1987.

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Sep 17, 2020

André Holland and Kara Young Lead Online Reading of Eisa Davis' Pulitzer Finalist Bulrusher September 17
The streaming event is the third title in Paula Vogel's "Bard at the Gate" series.

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Sep 17, 2020

Stage Door Virtually! Meet Hamilton Alums September 17
Playbill Social Selects teams up with Broadway Roulette's Elizabeth Durand Streisand for a virtual hangout.

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Sep 16, 2020

A Look Inside Krispy Kreme's Times Square Grand Opening With Chicago
The long-running musical welcomed the dessert giant to the theatre district September 15.

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Sep 16, 2020

In the News: Dramatists Guild Foundation Names New Fellows, Release Date Set for Netflix's Social Distance, More
Plus, watch Kristolyn Lloyd and Cornelius S. Smith Jr. perform from Arena Stage's upcoming musical American Prophet: Frederick Douglass in His Own Words.

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Sep 16, 2020

Robert Westenberg Returns to the 'Prophetic' Secret Garden Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
We talked to the Into the Woods and Sunday in the Park with George favorite about helming a production of the musical during an unprecedented health crisis.

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Sep 16, 2020

Adrienne Warren, Rob McClure, Gavin Creel, More to Offer 1-on-1 Video Chats at the Virtual Broadway Flea
Over a dozen Broadway stars are participating in the 2020 edition of the event September 20.

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Sep 16, 2020

Broadway Checklist: How Many of These Shows at the Gershwin Theatre Have You Seen?
Look back at the 10 most recent productions to play over 100 performances at the venue.

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Sep 16, 2020

James Andrew Walsh's New Play The Extinction of Fireflies, Starring Michael Urie and Tracie Bennett, to Be Streamed
The comedy, also featuring Drew Droege and Kario Marcel, is now in production.

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Sep 16, 2020

Step Into the World of Dance With These 14 Streaming Documentaries
From stepping in Baltimore to Justin Peck at NYCB, a diverse range of films exploring dance are currently available to watch.

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Sep 16, 2020

Watch Tony Winner Lena Hall Sing 'My Funny Valentine' on R&H Goes Pop! - At Home
The stage and screen star performs the Rodgers and Hart tune from Babes in Arms.

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Sep 16, 2020

Vineyard Theatre's Upcoming Season to Include Tori Sampson World Premiere, Return of Dana H.
The new Off-Broadway lineup includes digital and outdoor performances with a potential return indoors in 2021.

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Sep 16, 2020

Renée Fleming and Vanessa Williams Will Join Forces for In-Person Performance at Kennedy Center
A Time to Sing: An Evening With Renée Fleming and Vanessa Williams will also be live streamed September 26.

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Sep 16, 2020

Read the Reviews for Netflix's Ratched, Starring Sarah Paulson
The One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest prequel series from Ryan Murphy debuts September 18.

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Sep 16, 2020

Brian Stokes Mitchell Will Headline Theatre Under the Stars Virtual Gala
The Houston theatre company recently postponed its season until May 2021.

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Sep 16, 2020

WATCH: Anthony Ramos Shares His Journey to The Room Where It Happened
The Hamilton alum and upcoming In the Heights film star talks about auditioning, working on a cruise ship, and more.

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Sep 16, 2020

Watch New Trailer for Netflix's Emily in Paris, Starring Lily Collins, Ashley Park, More
The Darren Star romantic comedy premieres in October.

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Sep 16, 2020

Join Playbill's Watch Party for Mauricio Martinez's De Mexico to Broadway Concert September 16
The stream, presented in partnership with Jose Cuervo®, also features Orfeh and Mariand Torres.

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Sep 16, 2020

Join Tim Dolan on a Virtual Tour of Broadway With Playbill Social Selects September 16
Explore the theatres on 47th Street and Beyond.

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Sep 16, 2020

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: September 16
Jaclyn Backhaus' kaleidoscopic, time-hopping comedy, Wives opens at Playwrights Horizons in 2019.

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Sep 16, 2020

7 Times Lauren Bacall Proved Her Musical Theatre Abilities
A two-time Tony winner for Best Actress in a Musical, the legendary screen and stage star wasn't a conventional singer—but Bacall proved she was more than up to the task of handling a song.

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Sep 16, 2020

From the Archives: Lauren Bacall Returned to Broadway in 1981's Woman of the Year
In honor of her birthday, read Bacall's interview with Playbill as she prepared for the March 29 opening night of Kander and Ebb's adaptation of the Hepburn-Tracy classic.

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Sep 15, 2020

Can You Unscramble These 20 Broadway Anagrams?
Test your Broadway knowledge.

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Sep 15, 2020

In the News: Drury Lane's The Color Purple and An American in Paris Lead Jeff Award Nominees, Over 100 Artists Set for New Master Classes, More
Plus: Applications are now open for The Cody Renard Richard Scholarship Program, a new initiative to help behind-the-scenes BIPOC theatre students.

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Sep 15, 2020

Public Theater Promotes Roxanna Barrios, Bryan Joseph Lee, and Yuvika Tolani to Leadership Team
The trio will take on additional responsibilities across the Off-Broadway company.

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Sep 15, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company Names Miranda Haymon Resident Director
Cristina Angeles has also been named an associate artist.

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Sep 15, 2020

Renée Elise Goldsberry and Ashley Park to Lead All-Star Broadway Student Summit
The three-day event connects theatre students worldwide with Broadway artists for online workshops and events.

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Sep 15, 2020

Len Cariou's Broadway & The Bard Stream to Benefit The Actors Fund
The performance from Aruba Productions will be available September 30—the Sweeney Todd star's 81st birthday.

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Sep 15, 2020

Sierra Boggess, Julian Ovenden, and Ted Chapin to Talk Rodgers and Hammerstein in New Podcast
The first episode, now available, digs into the duo's first collaboration: Oklahoma!

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Sep 15, 2020

Schedule of Upcoming and Current Free Live Stream Broadcasts
Your guide to where and when to watch captures of live plays and musicals, from the National Theatre and more!

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Sep 15, 2020

Check Out Jay Armstrong Johnson, Andy Mientus, Kathryn Gallagher, and More Broadway Stars in Boy•Friends Trailer
The series comes from My Gay Roommate creator Noam Ash.

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Sep 15, 2020

Brittany O'Grady, Patrick Wilson, Noah Galvin, More Join The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues September 15
James Lapine and Kenneth Lonergan are among the writers tapped for the latest edition.

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Sep 15, 2020

Work Light Productions and Mama Foundation Join Forces for 'Backstage' Initiative for BIPOC Talent
The new program will train and employ participants in multiple departments of Work Light's theatrical operation.

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Sep 15, 2020

Younger Creator Darren Star Says Upcoming 7th Season Is ‘Unofficially' Its Last
The TV Land comedy stars Tony winner Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar, and Miriam Shor.

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Sep 15, 2020

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and Luis A. Miranda Jr. in the Trailer for Siempre, Luis
The documentary debuts on HBO October 6.

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Sep 15, 2020

Stars in the House Reunites Cast of Broadway's Next to Normal September 15
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Sep 15, 2020

Stars in the House to Welcome Return of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Cast, Including Rachel Bloom, Skylar Astin, Gabrielle Ruiz, More, September 16
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Sep 15, 2020

Anika Noni Rose Joins Upcoming Netflix Series Maid
The Tony winner will star opposite Margaret Qualley and Nick Robinson.

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Sep 15, 2020

In the Absence of Live Theatre, Some Touring Venues Will Offer In-Person Screenings of Filmed Performances
The partnership between Broadway Booking Office and BY Experience will present socially distanced presentations of Kinky Boots, Fleabag, and more.

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Sep 15, 2020

James Monroe Iglehart, Ashley Park, Eva Noblezada, Mare Winningham, More Set for Broadway Treats Benefit Concert
Alexa Cepeda's evening benefiting Animal Lighthouse Rescue will take place virtually September 20.

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Sep 15, 2020

Laverne Cox, J'Nai Bridges, More Take Part in Event Celebrating Jessye Norman September 15
The tribute from Black Opera Productions honors the late soprano on what would have been her 75th birthday.

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Sep 15, 2020

Inside the Broadway Community Project: What Does a Prop Master and Set Decorator Do?
Faye Armon-Troncoso brings detail to the worlds of such Broadway shows as In the Heights, Fun Home, War Horse, and Of Mice and Men.

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Sep 15, 2020

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: September 15
In 2010, the marquee of Broadway's newly renamed Stephen Sondheim Theatre is lit for the first time.

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Sep 15, 2020

3-Time Tony Nominee Joshua Henry, Star of Carousel, Shuffle Along, The Scottsboro Boys, and More, Shares His Road to Broadway in Measured in Love
Recently seen Off-Broadway in The Wrong Man, Henry shares stories from his career.

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Sep 15, 2020

Watch Derren Brown Teach Playbill a Secret or Two
Before Derren Brown: Secret opened on Broadway September 15, 2019, the master illusionist stopped by the Playbill offices to offer a sneak peek at what audiences had in store.

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Sep 15, 2020

Checking In With… Girl From the North Country and Hamilton Star Austin Scott
"We need the white theatre makers, who currently hold the vast majority of the power, to make long-term public commitments to implement real structural change from the top down."

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Sep 15, 2020

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: August 15
Hairspray opens on Broadway on this date in 2012.

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Sep 15, 2020

Look Back at Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf
The show opened on Broadway at the Booth Theatre September 15, 1976.

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Sep 14, 2020

In the News: Orfeh and Andy Karl Acquire Rights to Murder Mystery The Dancer, John Cameron Mitchell Featured in New Poll Worker PSA, More
Plus: Watch Tony winners Mark Rylance, Eddie Redmayne, and Frank Langella in the trailer for The Trial of the Chicago 7.

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Sep 14, 2020

Hamilton Veterans Brandon Victor Dixon and Rory O'Malley Team Up for #MeBecomesWe Voter Registration Campaign
The campaign includes a September 17 virtual town hall featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Adrienne Warren, Nikki M. James, and more.

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Sep 14, 2020

Check Out Photos From London's Open-Air Pippin, Starring Ryan Anderson and Tina Alum Tsemaye Bob-Egbe
The performances began September 8 at the Garden Theatre at The Eagle.

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Sep 14, 2020

Watch the Trailer for The Father, Starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman
The movie adaptation of Florian Zeller's play will get a limited release later this year.

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