May 27, 2015

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How The Wiz Went from Nearly Closing On Opening Night to Becoming a Tony-Winning Hit – Here's What Happened in 1975

With the new NBC live presentation and a subsequent Broadway revival coming our way, we take a look back at the history of the hit.

Exclusive From The 2015 Tonys Playbill! How "Glee" and "Smash" Brought Backstage Life Into The Spotlight

What happens backstage at Broadway shows is supposed to be secret, private and not really important compared with what is happening onstage. But try telling that to the public.

Playbill Poll: Who Should Star in the Tour of the Phantom Sequel, Love Never Dies ?

Playbill.com took to social media to see which leading man readers would most like to see in the starring role as the Phantom in Love Never Dies.

The Battle of the Blondes: Comparing Madeline Kahn and Kristin Chenoweth's Rides On the Twentieth Century

Decades after its first Broadway bow, the madcap musical comedy On the Twentieth Century has returned to Broadway — and released a cast recording. How does this anticipated revival stack up against the original production?

Liza Minnelli and Hippies? 11-Year-Olds and Tony Winners? The 10 Greatest Tony Awards Mash-Ups

Playbill.com correspondent Ben Rimalower offers a collection of the 10 best musical mash-up performances broadcast on the Tony Awards.

Stay At Home, Follow the Formula and Strip More Slowly — Tony Nominees Share Some of the Worst Showbiz Advice

Nominees for the 2015 Tony Awards share memories with Playbill.com about the worst advice they've been given about show business.

Ethel and Angela and Patti, Oh My! Who Is the Fiercest Mama Rose of All?

Playbill.com looks at the various leading ladies and dynamic divas who have played the infamous stage mother, Mama Rose, in Gypsy.

"I'm 100% Gonna Fan Girl Her" — Exciting Casting On the Road to Allegiance's Broadway Bow

As the book writer of Allegiance, a new musical starting previews Oct. 6 at the Longacre Theatre, Playbill contributor Marc Acito will provide a first-hand look into the process of bringing a new show to Broadway.


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Broadway's Short-Lived Doctor Zhivago Will Be Recorded

Tony Nominees and Broadway Favorites Perform Free Concert in Shubert Alley Today

Fiddler on the Roof Revival, Starring Danny Burstein, Announces Theatre, Opening Date and Creative Team

Broadway Box-Office Analysis, May 18-25: Something Rotten Has a Full House But The Visit Struggles to Fill Its Seats

Remembering Anne Meara, Actress, Comedienne, and Half of Enduring Showbiz Duo

Broadway Grosses: May 18-24

Karen Ziemba, Emily Skinner and Patrick Cassidy Share A Little Night Music, Opening Tonight

Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne and John Gallagher Jr. Will Star in Broadway Revival of Long Day's Journey

Onstage & Backstage: How Rosie O'Donnell Went From Stand-Up Comedy With a Fake ID to Starring on Broadway

Sam Waterston and Jesse Tyler Ferguson Star in Shakespeare in the Park The Tempest

2014-15 Broadway Season Smashes All-Time Records

Do You Read Reviews? Stars of Finding Neverland, Living On Love and The Heidi Chronicles Answer!

Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Jordan and Steven Pasquale Join New York Pops Season

See and Hear Titanic Like Never Before! Dramatic Trailer for New Revival Revealed (Video)

Photo Exclusive: The Legendary Chita Rivera, As Drawn by Al Hirschfeld

The Call Board: Upcoming Auditions for Cabaret, Disgraced, School of Rock, West Side Story, The Crucible

Stars Line Up for Muny Season Opener, My Fair Lady

Kinky Boots Is Always The Answer… Even When It's Incorrect in Final Jeopardy! (Video)

See First Picture From the Broadway Bombshell Rehearsal Room! (Photo)

Color Purple Star Readies for Songs for a New World While Royalty Goes on Tour

Tom Kitt, Adam Gwon Among Those Tapped for 2015-16 Tony Nominating Committee

Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps From Hamilton and Recounts 9/11 Experience For Wesleyan's Commencement Speech (Video)

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