July 28, 2015

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Kristin Chenoweth with her dog Madeline

"I'm Hoping There is a Shift," Says Lea Salonga On Diversity and the "United Colors" of This Season

Broadway is making way for "The United Colors," according to Lea Salonga, referring to this season — Hamilton, a piece in which our Founding Fathers are portrayed by today's everyman, is close to opening with her next project Allegiance on its way. But, there is still a long way to go when it comes to diversity in New York theatre.

Twelve Hours With Tuptim! We Explore Backstage at Lincoln Center For the First Time in Exclusive, Hilarious Pics From The King and I

Spend a two-show day with Ashley Park, who stars as Tuptim in Lincoln Center Theater’s Tony-winning revival of The King and I.

What Is It That Draws People Back Into the Woods Again and Again?

What is it about this musical that inspires such passionate fans?

They Keep Coming Back! Onstage Couples Who Have Stayed Together From Show to Show

Playbill looks at recent couples who have paired up numerous times onstage. 

Their Favorite Things: Broadway and "Orange Is the New Black" Star Lea DeLaria Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences

This week we spotlight the choices of Lea DeLaria, the Broadway artist who can currently be seen on the hit Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black."

10 Pop Singers We Want To See Write a Broadway Musical

Playbill.com correspondent Ben Rimalower offers a collection of pop singer-songwriters that he thinks should bring their talents to the genre of musical theatre. 

How Do You Decorate Your Dressing Room? Family Photos, Mini Bars, Humidifiers and Pets for These 18 Stars!

Playbill.com caught up with some stars of the season to ask what they bring from home, how they decorate and what they eat (and drink!) backstage and behind the scenes.

Selling Dirty Movies and Crying While Serving Coffee: Stars Of Broadway Share Their Worst Day Jobs!

Before they were stars, they were dog walkers, cocktail waitress and even telemarketers. Playbill.com asks the stars of the New York stage about the jobs they took to get by before they made it in show business.

Steve - NYC EPA

The New Group


City Crab

Box Office Representative (Part-Time)


A / V Coordinator

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

9 Questions With the History-Making, Youngest and First African-American Jean Valjean — "This Was My Dream"

Vice President Joe Biden Is Latest to Visit Broadway's Hamilton

"Frozen" Songwriters' New Musical, Up Here, Takes Its First Bow Tonight

Liz Callaway Records Tracks for "Essential" Album in Tonight's NYC Concert

Broadway Box-Office Analysis, July 20-26: Is The Book of Mormon's Reign as Top Seller Over?

Onstage & Backstage: What Musical Did Leslie Odom, Jr. Turn Down a TV Show For?

Unspeakable, a Play About Comedian Richard Pryor, Back on Track in Chicago

Broadway's Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder Welcomes Back Tony-Nominated Star Tonight

See Where Barbra Belted, Elaine Prayed and It All Began for Ethel: Where History Was Made for Women in Theatre

Hedwig Band Will Release Original Recording; Plans NYC Concert, Too

Broadway Grosses: July 20-26

Elton John and Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears Writing New Musical

Additional Casting Announced for Broadway's The Color Purple

Off-Broadway's The Christians to Feature 20-Person Choir and Broadway Actors

Patti LuPone Offers Five Rules of Theatre Etiquette, Starting with "Respect"

On the Twentieth Century Star Will Head to Broadway Revival of She Loves Me, Starring Laura Benanti

Curtain Up! Game-Changing Works by Women No Theatregoer Should Miss

Ding Dong! Book of Mormon Gets Ready for Its Salt Lake City Premiere

Aladdin Star Will Melt Your Heart With This "Frozen" Family Music Video

Laura Benanti Coaches You How to Be Her — Side-Eye, Quirky Face and Tears! (Video)

5 Can't-Miss Performances From Broadway’s History in Lincoln Center Archives

President Obama Talks Broadway With Jon Stewart, Calls Hamilton "Phenomenal" (Video)


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