March 03, 2015

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What Broadway Needs Now: 10 Songwriters Overdue for A New Show

A look at some of the talented songwriters who have not graced the Great White Way recenly but we hope will return soon.

A Woman's World: Pam MacKinnon on The Decision to Restore Wasserstein's Cut Dialogue to The Heidi Chronicles

Director Pam MacKinnon shares how a 10-year relationship with Edward Albee led to a revival that took Broadway by storm and her thoughts on helming one of the three plays by women playing Broadway this spring.

PLAYBILL POLL: Who Readers Would Dream Cast in the Revival of Falsettos

Falsettos will return to Broadway in spring 2016. We took to social media to ask Playbill.com readers how they would dream cast the revival.

Actors' Equity's Proposal for L.A.'s Small Theatres Elicits Uproar

The L.A. theatre community this week found itself at the center of one of the bigger stage battles of the moment.

Something Rotten! and The Visit Producers On Why They're Teaming Up to Fight for Broadway Tax Benefits

Producers Tom Kirdahy, Kevin McCollum and Tom Viertel talk with Playbill.com about the tax benefits available to film investors that are currently denied producers of Broadway shows and why they are fighting to have those laws changed.

For Their Second Act, John Kander and Greg Pierce Musicalize Mystery of Abducted Kid

Greg Pierce shares behind-the-scenes stories of working with composer John Kander on their latest musical project that asks, "What happens when a missing child returns home?"

Jelly's Last Jam – The August Wilson Play That Almost Was and the George C. Wolfe Musical It Became

Tonya Pinkins shares her memories of working on the landmark musical Jelly's Last Jam, the 1992 production that garnered the actress her first Tony Award.

Avenue Q Writer Tied Up In New Punk Musical

Jeff Marx shares how butting heads while creating Avenue Q and his departure from working with Robert Lopez on the Broadway blockbuster hit The Book of Mormon led to the creation of the new musical Home Street Home.


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"Smash" Stars Jeremy Jordan, Krysta Rodriguez and Andy Mientus Reunite Tonight at 54 Below

Two-Disc Cast Album of On the Town Gets Digital Release Today

ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: When Hal Prince Says, "Um...You Can Go," You Don't Think You Got the Part, Right?

Broadway Box-Office Analysis, Feb. 23-March 1: Despite the Cold, The Audience Draws a Royal Crowd

Kristin Chenoweth Reunited With Her On the Twentieth Century Leading Man Tonight

John Tartaglia Stars in Barbra Streisand-Themed Buyer & Cellar, Beginning Tonight

Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Goes to Drama About Family Weathering Croatian Political Turmoil

See the Von Trapp Kids as Adults! Original "Sound of Music" Stars Uncover Hidden Gems (Video)

"Newsies" Will Meet the Newsies at Special Movie Screening, Uniting Stars from Stage and Screen

PHOTO CALL: The Hills Are Alive and Well! Celebrating "The Sound of Music" on Its Golden Anniversary

Porchlight Revisits City of Angels Tonight

Broadway Grosses: Feb. 23 - March 1

Hear "Seasons of Love" in Spanish! Watch Clips from Professional Rent in Cuba (Video)

Things Get "Weird" As Hamilton Receives a Visit From Comedy Legend

Closer's Clive Owen Sets Broadway Debut in Pinter Play for Roundabout

Hedwig Gets Ready to Rock the Road

Director Says Audiences Will "Root For Carrie Till She Kills You" in New Immersive Staging

PHOTO CALL: Broadway Returns to Cuba For First Time in 50 Years With Fresh Staging of Rent!

See Imelda Staunton's Gutsy Mama Rose Belt "Some People" in Gypsy Revival (Video)

Original Star of Broadway's Grease Will Swing Into National Tour of Pippin

Maggie Smith Will Depart "Downton Abbey"

PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: A Two-Show Day With Carl Hendrick Louis and Roundabout Underground's Little Children Dream of God

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