February 11, 2016

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Santino Fontana on "Shades of Blue"
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Why Swados' Runaways Was The Perfect Way to Lean In and Is the Perfect Way for Tesori to Bow Out

As Jeanine Tesori enters her final season as Encores! Off Center artistic directory, she plans to go out with a bang.

How Robert and Kristen Anderson-Lopez Revamped the Fairytale with "Frozen"

Days before winning the Oscar for "Let It Go," "Frozen" collaborators Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez talked exclusively with Playbill about the creation of the now Broadway-bound musical. We take a look back at where it all began.

In Honor of Black History Month, Author Stewart F. Lane Highlights His Favorite Leading Ladies

Broadway producer and author Stewart F. Lane recently spoke to Playbill.com about his book "Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way." To kick off Black History month, Lane shares with us a list of some of the great African-American leading ladies on Broadway.

How Has Life Changed Since President Obama's Election? Smart People Sound Off

Second Stage Theatre's Smart People gives voice to four fictional Harvard intellectuals who find themselves in heated discussions of race, gender and sexual politics.

From Morning Yoga to Stage Door Selfies, Spend a Two-Show Day With The Color Purple's Kyle Scatliffe

Spend a day with Kyle Scatliffe, currently starring as Harpo in the acclaimed Broadway revival of The Color Purple. He shares his morning routines and invites us backstage to meet the talented guys and gals who make theatrical magic happen eight nights a week at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre!

How Newsies' Tony-Winning Choreographer Made a Tap Dancer Out of Channing Tatum

In the words of Gattelli, "dance is having a huge resurgence" and that includes the six-minute tap routine he choreographed for feature film "Hail, Caesar!"

Who Would Donna Lynne Champlin's Dream Dinner Guests Be? The "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" Comedienne Puts It In Writing

If you haven't yet seen Drama Desk winner Donna Lynne Champlin in the hilarious hit TV series "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," then now's the time to tune in. The stage and screen star writes down her fears, hopes and dreams; and reveals her fantasy dinner-party guest list.

Broadway Makeover! See New Marquees For Waitress, Shuffle Along, Bright Star and More

It may still be winter, but Broadway is gearing up for a much-anticipated spring season! As a slew of shows prepare to take their first bow, the theatre exteriors have received an extreme makeover in the form of some exciting new marquees.

Casting Actress for Same Time Next Year in Florida

Broward Stage Door Theatre Co.

The Sting - Possible NYC Appointments (Revised)

Araca Group

Development Director, The Broadway Dreams Foundation

The Broadway Dreams Foundation

Cal In Camo - NYC EPA

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater

Exclusive! James Cagney Musical Cagney Getting a Full Off-Broadway Production

Audra McDonald and Harold Prince Among Inaugural Class of Legends at Lincoln Center

Exclusive: Finding Neverland Gets Romantic Valentine Music Video Make-Over

West End Transfer of Motown the Musical Begins Tonight

Exclusive First Look at Jackie Burns, Tamyra Gray and Matthew Hydzik in the National Tour of If/Then

Sutton Foster Joins Cast of "Gilmore Girls" Reunion

Throwback Thursday: Elaine Stritch, Eartha Kitt, Audra McDonald, Lindsay Lohan at the 2006 Go Red for Women Event

Wiz Live! Producers On Grease: Live, Bombshell, Hairspray and Remembering Whitney Houston

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Script To Be Published in Special Rehearsal Edition Day After West End Opening

Broadway League 2014-15 Demographics Show Record-Breaking Admission and Reflect LGBT Inclusivity

As Audra McDonald Prepares For Her Latest Show, We Look Back at the Six-Time Tony Winner's Most Thrilling Roles

Aaron Sorkin Bringing Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird to Broadway

John Rando Will Direct Staged Reading of New Musical The Sting

Stage Version of "Frozen" Will Arrive on Broadway in Spring 2018; Creative Team Named

Their Favorite Things: Fiddler on the Roof's Alexandra Silber Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences

London Cast Recording of American Psycho Due in March; Broadway Company Will Also Be Recorded

Hand to God's Steven Boyer Tapped for NBC's "The Trail"

Broadway's Amazing Grace Sets Date for Cast Album Release; Tour Planned

Last Chance: What's Closing This Week

"Failure Makes You Grow," Says Adam Pascal as He Returns to the Nederlander Anew

Color Purple Leads Speak Out on the Show as a "Healing Experience"

Hollywood Bowl Season Includes A Chorus Line, West Side Story and Shakespeare Tribute


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