May 26, 2015

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Renée Fleming in Living on Love
Joan Marcus

Ethel and Angela and Patti, Oh My! Who Is the Fiercest Mama Rose of All? looks at the various leading ladies and dynamic divas who have played the infamous stage mother, Mama Rose, in Gypsy.

Booking It! Something Rotten! and Mormon's Director-Choreographer On Breaking Into Broadway and Cell Phones in the Rehearsal Room's new feature series Booking It asks leading industry members to share professional insights, need-to-know tips and essential tricks of the trade for up-and-coming and established theatre artists.

Terrence McNally On Collaborating With Fellow Broadway Icons John Kander, Fred Ebb and Chita Rivera

Terrence McNally reflects on his long-time collaboration with John Kander and Fred Ebb, as well as leading lady Chita Rivera.

Exclusive From The 2015 Tonys Playbill! Strike Up The Band - The Pit Prepares takes readers behind the scenes — and under the stage — to learn about the pit orchestras of hit Broadway musicals.

Diva Talk: Laura Benanti On Awards Hosting, "Supergirl," Her New Book and She Loves Me Revival

News, views and reviews about the multi-talented women of the musical theatre and the concert/cabaret stage.

Who Took Home the Trophy? Tight Tony Award Races for Best Musical

With awards season in full swing, looks back at Tony Awards races of previous years and reflects on surprising wins of the coveted Best Musical trophy.

"I Don't Know, Personally, That I Would Wish It On a Kid" — Youngest Female Tony Winner Reflects

In 1991, Daisy Eagan became the youngest female actress to accept a Tony Award, winning for her performance in The Secret Garden. She shares what it was like to win theatre's highest honor at age 11.

Their Favorite Things: It Shoulda Been You's Edward Hibbert Shares His Theatregoing Experiences's feature series Their Favorite Things asks members of the theatre community to share the Broadway performances that most affected them as part of the audience.

Theater Camp Counselor

Westport Summer Teen Theater

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

Rock of Ages' Mitchell Jarvis Brings Jacques Brel Back To Rockwood Tonight

The Visit Star Will Be Out "For a Number of Performances"

World Premiere of New Anne Washburn Play, Set During a Tech Rehearsal, Begins Tonight

Tony-Nominated Comedian Anne Meara Dead at 85

A Woman's World: How Ever After Made Its Cast See Cinderella "With All New Eyes"

Photo Archive: Gertrude Lawrence, Angela Lansbury, Donna Murphy and More in The King and I

Raise a Pint! Broadway Reacts to Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage in Ireland

“Pitch Perfect 2” Film Sings Up a Storm at the Box Office

The Essential Secrets For Surviving the Shakespeare in the Park Line

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

How a Lifetime in Banking Paved the Way to Predicting Broadway Audiences

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

Off-Broadway's Songs From an Unmade Bed Celebrates Tenth Anniversary in Concert Tonight

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

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

Photo Archive: Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Dan Fogler and More in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee on Broadway

Read the Original 1984 Interview with Liza Minnelli and Chita Rivera in Rehearsals for The Rink!

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

9 Stages of Being an Annoyed Theatregoer (as Told Through GIFs)

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

10 Text-Message Conversations Between Broadway Characters You Wish Existed


Latest Galleries
Photo Archive: Inside the Press Room With Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris and More of the 2014 Tony Award Winners
Backstage in the Spotlight From "42nd Street" to "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"
Photo Exclusive: The Sketches and Models Behind the 2015 Tony Nominated Sets and Costumes
Photo Archive: Gertrude Lawrence, Angela Lansbury, Donna Murphy and More in The King and I
Photo Exclusive: A Two-Show Day at Chicago Shakespeare With Sense and Sensibility Star Wayne Wilcox
Diversified Staging of The Glass Menagerie Opens Off-Broadway
  Student Theatre Arts Festival Kids Perform From Little Shop of Horrors and a Reimagined The Crucible


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