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Mar 28, 2020

WATCH: Tony Winner Lea Salonga Joins Stars in the House Live Stream, Benefiting The Actors Fund
The daily benefit series, created by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, offers mini concerts and conversations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mar 28, 2020

The Daily Distraction: Reba McEntire Sings of Her 'Honey Bun' in South Pacific
The country star and one-time Broadway headliner celebrates her birthday March 28.

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Mar 28, 2020

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford Sing From City Center Benefit Production of Sunday in the Park With George
The videos are part of the famed Manhattan venue's new series featuring highlights from New York City Center's Encores!, Encores! Off-Center, and Gala productions.

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Mar 28, 2020

Listening Party: Revisit Into the Woods
Falsettos alum Nick Adams recommends having a theatre-filled Saturday by listening to the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical (as well as Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and Moulin Rouge!).

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Mar 28, 2020

New York City Center Cancels Encores! Thoroughly Modern Millie Due to COVID-19
The musical was scheduled to run May 6-11, starring Tony nominee Ashley Park.

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Mar 28, 2020

What's on March 28-29: Beetlejuice's Alex Brightman and Kerry Butler, Sondheim Unplugged, More
Check out who's hopping online to hang out with fans, teach classes, and perform virtually.

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Mar 28, 2020

Can You Name These 19 Broadway Stars From Their Early Playbill Bios?
Test your Broadway knowledge.

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Mar 28, 2020

Celebrity Self-Tape: Jagged Little Pill's Kathryn Gallagher Auditions for Her Dream Role in This Jason Robert Brown Musical
The Broadway performer sings her best Cathy from The Last Five Years.

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Mar 28, 2020

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: March 28


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Mar 27, 2020

Watch Bernadette Peters Sing 'Broadway Baby' From City Center Encores! Special Event, A Bed and a Chair
The videos are part of the famed Manhattan venue's new series featuring highlights from New York City Center's Encores!, Encores! Off-Center, and Gala productions.

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Mar 27, 2020

WATCH: Colleen Ballinger (A.K.A.Miranda Sings) Joins Stars in the House Live Stream, Benefiting The Actors Fund
The daily benefit series, created by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, offers mini concerts and conversations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mar 27, 2020

Recapping Smash 1.15: A Lot Can Happen in 12 Hours (and in 42 Minutes)
Bombshell is ready to start previews in Boston again in the Season 1 finale—but is it really?

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Mar 27, 2020

Alvin Ailey Launches Online Streaming Series With Screening of Revelations
Ailey All Access will feature screenings of full-length works, dance classes, original short films, and more.

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Mar 27, 2020

Celebrating 10 Years of Sardi's Portraits With Tom Hanks, Cyndi Lauper, and More
Check out highlights from the 2013 portrait unveilings at the famed midtown restaurant.

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Mar 27, 2020

John Douglas Thompson Will Star in Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's Summer Staging of The Tempest
The annual free Shakespeare on the Common production is scheduled to begin July 22.

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Mar 27, 2020

Join Joel Grey and Fiddler Star Steven Skybell in Conversation as Part of Folksbiene LIVE!
National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene continues its online programming in response to restrictions imposed by COVID-19.

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Mar 27, 2020

George Salazar, Eden Espinosa, Maura Tierney, More Score 2020 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award Nominations
The winners will be announced online later this year.

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Mar 27, 2020

Lincoln Center Theater Delays Summer Engagements of New Sarah Ruhl and Bryna Turner Plays
Becky Nurse of Salem and At the Wedding were to have Off-Broadway runs in July.

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Mar 27, 2020

2020 International Thespian Festival to Go Ahead—Online
This June, the Educational Theatre Association will launch the first-ever virtual festival in light of the pandemic.

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Mar 27, 2020

The Actors Fund to Launch Weekly Series With Schitt's Creek Star Emily Hampshire
Humpday With Hampshire will feature interviews with Broadway celebrities and more.

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Mar 27, 2020

Listening Party: Revisit Michael John LaChiusa's Hello, Again
Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson recommends the cast album for the steamy Off-Broadway musical, featuring Donna Murphy, Carolee Carmello, and more.

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Mar 27, 2020

National Tours of Broadway Titles Halt Engagements During COVID-19 Pandemic
See which productions have been postponed or canceled—and which shows are still playing.

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Mar 27, 2020

WATCH: Andréa Burns and Mandy Gonzalez Join Stars in the House Live Stream Benefiting The Actors Fund
The daily benefit series, created by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, offers mini concerts and conversations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mar 27, 2020

Video Roundup March 27: Kristin Chenoweth and Cynthia Erivo Sing From Home, Kathryn Gallagher Revisits Chicago, Come From Away Goes Global, More
Stage celebrities are sharing joy on Twitter and Instagram in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Mar 27, 2020

The Most Popular Musical in (Almost) Every Country Around the World
Which African country cannot get enough of Evita? Which nations die for Cats? And what musical wins the U.S.?

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Mar 27, 2020

Who Won During the 1st Round of Broadway Brackets 2020?
Vote now for your favorite musical in Division 2, Round 1.

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Mar 27, 2020

What's on March 27: Oklahoma! and Smash Watch Parties, In The Heights' Andréa Burns and Mandy Gonzalez, Rags Parkland Virtual Album Release, More
Check out who's hopping online to hang out with fans, teach classes, and perform virtually.

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Mar 27, 2020

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Delays Summer Season; Lays Off 80% of Staff
The 85th season, under the leadership of Nataki Garrett, will now kick off after Labor Day with a little over half of its original programming.

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Mar 27, 2020

The Daily Distraction: Gloria Swanson in the Sunset Boulevard Musical (No, Not That Sunset Boulevard Musical)
The star of the original movie had theatrical intentions for the title before Andrew Lloyd Webber musicalized Norma Desmond.

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Mar 27, 2020

Swansong Rent Tour to Launch This Winter Following Current Postponement
The 25th anniversary staging is billed as "The Farewell Tour."

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Mar 27, 2020

Take a Look at Steven Spielberg's Upcoming Film Adaptation of West Side Story
The musical, starring Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, and more, is set to arrive in theatres December 18, 2020.

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Mar 27, 2020

Look Back at How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Starring Daniel Radcliffe
The Rob Ashford-helmed revival opened at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre March 27, 2011.

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Mar 27, 2020

Daily Workout: A Theatre Lover's Home Workout Options for March 27
Learn a fierce combination to SIX's "Get Down," take ballet with NYCB principal Tiler Peck, try rhumba with Battery Dance, join Sam Pinkleton's Social Disdance Party and more.

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Mar 27, 2020

Lincoln Center Launches Online Programming to Help Families Through COVID-19 School Shutdowns
Lincoln Center at Home features pop-up classrooms, an online puppet workshop, kids concerts, and more.

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Mar 27, 2020

Lincoln Center Theater Cancels Summer Engagements of New Sarah Ruhl and Bryna Turner Plays
Becky Nurse of Salem and At the Wedding were to have Off-Broadway runs in July.

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Mar 27, 2020

Hamilton's Miguel Cervantes Talks #HamAtHome Campaign on Good Morning America
The Broadway star is encouraging fans to share self-made tapes of songs from the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical.

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Mar 27, 2020

Jason Robert Brown Will Judge 'A Song for Our Time' Songwriting Competition, Searching for Anthem in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic
The winning song will be recorded by West End stars and a virtual choir, with proceeds benefiting Acting for Others.

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Mar 27, 2020

Track-by-Track Breakdown: Georgia Stitt on Her New Album of Original Music
The composer and music director shares the backstories of the 13 tracks on her A Quiet Revolution.

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Mar 27, 2020

Watch Lilli Cooper, Bonnie Milligan, Colton Ryan, More in New Music Video for Drew Gasparini's 'When I Go'
The song is the first single from Gasparini's upcoming album, We Aren't Kids Anymore.

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Mar 27, 2020

Playbill Viewing: Watch All 11 Episodes of Playbill's Original Series Elevator Pitch
Ride with Sarah Stiles, Lilli Cooper, Norbert Leo Butz, and more as they answer as many questions as they can in a (long) elevator ride from the green room to the stage at Feinstein's/54 Below—each finishing with an exclusive performance.

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Mar 27, 2020

Look Back at Patti LuPone, Laura Benanti, and More in Gypsy on Broadway
The Tony-nominated revival opened at the St. James Theatre March 27, 2008.

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Mar 27, 2020

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: March 27


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Mar 27, 2020

Step Inside Broadway's Ambassador Theatre
While theatres remain dark, revisit some of your favorites with Inside the Theatre, and get a closer look at the details you might miss before the show.

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Mar 27, 2020

Dear Evan Hansen's Roman Banks Releases Debut EP Days
The Broadway actor and new cast member of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series drops the album of original music.

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Mar 26, 2020

Recapping Smash 1.14: Let Me Take Time Out of My Troubled Job to Indulge in Personal Drama
Only Eileen manages to serenely rise above her troubles this episode, slinging one leg over another in a hotel bar to warble a tune.

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Mar 26, 2020

Watch Patti LuPone Sing From City Center Encores! Summer Stars Production of Gypsy
The videos are part of the famed Manhattan venue's new series featuring highlights from New York City Center's Encores!, Encores! Off-Center, and Gala productions.

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Mar 26, 2020

New York City Ballet Cancels Entire Spring 2020 Season
The lineup was to begin April 21.

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Mar 26, 2020

Matt Doyle, Patti Murin, and More to Join the March 27 Broadway Jackbox
The guest stars will join Dear Evan Hansen's Andrew Barth Feldman and Alex Boniello.

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Mar 26, 2020

27 Modern Movie Musicals to Watch While Quarantined
From Beyoncé and Jennifer Hudson in Dreamgirls to Catherine Zeta-Jones in Chicago to Meryl Streep in Mamma Mia! and Into the Woods, here is how to stream, rent, and buy these movie musicals of the past 45 years.

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Mar 26, 2020

How to Support NYC's Theatre District Restaurants During the COVID-19 Shutdowns
Have closures impacted your beloved late-night haunts and pre-show favorites? Here's how you can help them.

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Mar 26, 2020

Video Roundup March 26: Donny Osmond Sings Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat, Sing Street's Zara Devlin Covers Dusty Springfield, More
Stage celebrities are sharing joy on Twitter and Instagram in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Mar 26, 2020

Tony Winner Billy Porter Joins Stars in the House Live Stream for The Actors Fund
The daily benefit series, created by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, offers mini concerts and conversations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mar 26, 2020

From Hairspray to Hadestown: Check Out 52 Photos Celebrating #ShowShirtWednesday
We asked, you delivered: See how theatre fans celebrated Broadway with their favorite production shirt!

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Mar 26, 2020

Listening Party: Revisit Broadway's The Wild Party With Toni Collette, Mandy Patinkin, and More
Hercules' Jelani Alladin recommends revisiting Michael John LaChiusa's Tony-nominated musical.

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Mar 26, 2020

Café Carlyle Cancels Spring Performances Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
The cabaret venue will be closed through June 20, affecting concerts by Wayne Brady, Fran Drescher, and more.

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Mar 26, 2020

Mark Blum, Obie-Winning Star of Stage and Screen, Dies at 69
His Broadway career spanned nearly 40 years.

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Mar 26, 2020

Schedule of Upcoming Movie Musical Adaptations


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Mar 26, 2020

The Daily Distraction: Don't Rain on Heather Headley's Parade
The Tony and Grammy winner starred in her high school production of Funny Girl just a few years before making her Broadway debut.

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Mar 26, 2020

Schedule of Upcoming Live Theatre Broadcasts


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Mar 26, 2020

Magician Steve Cohen on the Magic of Cocktail Making in Think-a-Drink
The acclaimed performer shares the history of a once-popular trick involving a shaker that could make any drink you could imagine, and its now-forgotten creator, Charles Hoffman.

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Mar 26, 2020

Can You Guess These Musicals From Only Their Character Names?
Test your knowledge of musical theatre characters both old and new with this challenging quiz.

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Mar 26, 2020

9 Ways to Be Productive While Staying at Home During the Theatre Shutdown
The Playbill Store is still open to keep you busy while getting cozy.

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Mar 26, 2020

What's on March 26: Billy Porter and Stephanie J. Block Visit Stars in the House, A Doll's House, Part 2 With Maria Dizzia, More
Check out who's hopping online to hang out with fans, teach classes, and perform virtually.

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Mar 26, 2020

What's on March 26: Matt Bomer and Tituss Burgess Visit Stars in the House, A Doll's House, Part 2 With Maria Dizzia, More
Check out who's hopping online to hang out with fans, teach classes, and perform virtually.

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Mar 26, 2020

A First Listen to 'We Are and We Are' From the Rags Parkland Cast Album
The recording of the hit Off-Broadway musical drops March 27.

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Mar 26, 2020

Broadway Illustrator Justin ‘Squigs' Robertson Releases New Lights of Broadway Card in Support of The Actors Fund
The "I Love Broadway" card marks the launch of a positivity campaign.

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Mar 26, 2020

Daily Workout: A Theatre Lover's Home Workout Options for March 26
Ballet class with Tiler Peck, a new Pilates class, and more.

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Mar 26, 2020

From Melchior to Seymour: Celebrate Jonathan Groff on His Birthday
The actor, known for his performances in Spring Awakening and Hamilton, celebrates his birthday March 26.

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Mar 26, 2020

Look Back at Tennessee Williams' Shows on Broadway
The Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, known for The Glass Menagarie, A Streetcar Named Desire, and more, was born March 26, 1911.

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Mar 26, 2020

Look Back at Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl on Broadway
The show officially opened March 26, 1964, at the Winter Garden Theatre.

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Mar 26, 2020

Selection of National Theatre Live Productions Will Be Available to Stream for Free
The venerable London theatre will launch National Theatre at Home April 2 with James Corden in One Man, Two Guvnors.

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Mar 26, 2020

What's on March 26: Matt Bomner and Tituss Burgess Visit Stars in the House, A Doll's House, Part 2 With Maria Dizzia, More
Check out who's hopping online to hang out with fans, teach classes, and perform virtually.

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Mar 26, 2020

Playbill Viewing: Terrence McNally Documentary Every Act of Life
Audra McDonald, Angela Lansbury, Nathan Lane, John Kander, and Chita Rivera are featured in the film about the Tony Award-winning playwright.

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Mar 26, 2020

Celebrity Self-Tape: The Little Mermaid Star Sierra Boggess Auditions for Her Dream Role
The classic soprano takes on a different kind of role in her audition for Les Misérables.

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Mar 26, 2020

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: March 26


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Mar 25, 2020

Recapping Smash 1.13: "I'm in Tech."
The gang travels to Boston, leaving behind their real lives but, in Ivy Lynn's case, perhaps bringing a framed photo of Bernadette Peters in Follies?

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Mar 25, 2020

An Important PSA From Avenue Q's Trekkie Monster
Trekkie Monster, the self-proclaimed "social distancing expert" puppet from the Tony-winning musical Avenue Q, wants you to be socially responsible.

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Mar 25, 2020

Watch Melissa Errico Sing Title Song From City Center Encores! Production of Do I Hear a Waltz?
The video is part of the famed Manhattan venue's new series featuring highlights from New York City Center's Encores!, Encores! Off-Center, and Gala productions.

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Mar 25, 2020

WATCH: Colin Donnell and Patti Murin Join Stars in the House Live Stream, Benefiting The Actors Fund
The daily benefit series, created by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, offers mini concerts and conversations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mar 25, 2020

Playwright Will Arbery Named 2020 Whiting Award Winner
The Heroes of the Fourth Turning and Plano writer is the single 2020 drama recipient of the prize, which comes with $50,000.

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Mar 25, 2020

Red Bull to Live Stream Reunion Reading of ‘Tis Pity She's a Whore
The cast of the 2015 staging will re-unite online for the live stream March 30.

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Mar 25, 2020

2020 Outer Critics Circle Awards Postponed Due to Coronavirus Closures
Winners for the 70th annual awards were set to be announced May 21.

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Mar 25, 2020

Listening Party: Revisit Jeanine Tesori and Brian Crawley's Violet
The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical composer Rob Rokicki recommends checking out the Obie Award-winning musical.

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Mar 25, 2020

Video Roundup March 25: Andy Karl Dons His UPS Costume, Jennifer Nettles Dreams of 'Tomorrow,' Heidi Blickenstaff Sings The Fully Monty, More
Stage celebrities are sharing joy on Twitter and Instagram in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Mar 25, 2020

Viral Monologues: The 24 Hour Plays Returned With Daveed Diggs, Becky Ann and Dylan Baker, Noah Galvin, More
Twenty-four teams of writers and performers presented monologues March 24.

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Mar 25, 2020

Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond Join Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley for Stars in the House Live Stream
The daily benefit series, benefiting The Actors Fund, offers mini concerts and conversations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mar 25, 2020

2020 Tony Awards Put on Hold as Coronavirus Pandemic Causes Broadway Shutdown
The 74th annual ceremony will be presented at a later date.

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Mar 25, 2020

Check Out the Top 16 Design Finalists for Beetlejuice's Playbill Cover Competition
Take a look at some of the standout fan art from the competition to grace the show's May Playbill cover.

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Mar 25, 2020

For Playwrights: Virtual Workshops, Prompts, and More to Get You Writing Through COVID-19
Take free workshops with Young Jean Lee and Lauren Gunderson, watch conversations about craft with Paula Vogel and Tarell Alvin McCraney, find your online community, and more.

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Mar 25, 2020

Celebrate Sarah Jessica Parker With a Look Back at Her Stage Roles
The stage and screen star celebrates her birthday March 25.

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Mar 25, 2020

Billy Porter, Anthony Ramos, James Monroe Iglehart, and More Unite March 25 in Support of Opening Act
The actors will appear in a virtual gathering to support the arts education organization.

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Mar 25, 2020

Join the March 27 Watch Party for Hugh Jackman in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!
The recording of the 1988 National Theatre of London production will be made available for free on BroadwayHD, starting at 8 PM Eastern.

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Mar 25, 2020

Roundabout to Open Debra Messing-Led Birthday Candles and Caroline, or Change on Broadway in the Fall
The spring productions and other Off-Broadway programming has been rescheduled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mar 25, 2020

Provincetown Theater Postpones Production of Mae West's The Drag
The upcoming season will now launch with the world premiere of Sarah Schulman's The Lady Hamlet.

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Mar 25, 2020

Step Inside Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre
While theatres remain dark, revisit some of your favorites with Inside the Theatre, and get a closer look at the details you might miss before the show.

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Mar 25, 2020

The Daily Distraction: Everything's Coming Up Rita Moreno in Terrence McNally's The Ritz
Toast the late, great playwright with Googie Gomez, direct from her Fiddler on the Roof bus-and-truck.

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Mar 25, 2020

Olivier Awards TV Special Will Celebrate Past 10 Years With Performances From Hamilton, Dreamgirls and More
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Olivier Awards ceremony, scheduled for April 5 at Royal Albert Hall, had previously been canceled.

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Mar 25, 2020

New Theatrical Live Streaming Initiative Play-PerView Launches March 26
The platform will deliver one-time-only streamed events and original series—including A Dolls's House, Part 2 and the Alice Ripley-led The Pink Unicorn—to benefit arts organizations impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

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Mar 25, 2020

Jagged Little Pill Star Derek Klena's 10 Favorite Theatregoing Experiences
Performances by Laurie Metcalf, Mark Rylance, Christian Borle, Joshua Henry, and more top Klena's list.

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Mar 25, 2020

Turn of the Screw, A Strange Loop, Nashville Rep, Apollo Theater's Amateur Night, More Shift to Video Auditions
Find your next job with these calls for shows across the country.

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