November 25, 2014

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Joanna Gleason

"Rock Star" Angela Lansbury on Touring the Country in Her "Culminating Role"

Angela Lansbury will return to "the best comedy role" she has ever played when she begins touring North America in Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit.

PLAYBILL POLL: What Cast Album Would You Take to a Desert Island?

The arrival of winter has the staff dreaming of white sandy beaches and blue seas. We asked readers to tell us which cast album they would take with them if they were stranded on a desert island.

"Pick A Little, Talk A Little": Broadway's Best Talk Show Performances correspondent Ben Rimalower offers a collection of his favorite late-night TV show appearances by Broadway stars.

A LETTER FROM LONDON: Memphis Hops Across the Pond and The Blokes-Fest That Is Neville's Island

The monthly missive from Across the Pond reflects on the history of British musical theatre and on some new on stage offerings.

Broadway's Thanksgiving Week Performance Schedule

Most Broadway shows have an irregular performance schedule during Thanksgiving week (Nov. 24 - Nov. 30).

THE BOOK SHELF: Checking Out A Library of Musicals, Going "Behind the Scenes" With Judi Dench and Visiting Madison County With Jason Robert Brown

We discuss the Library of America collection of 16 American Musicals; Judi Dench's picture scrapbook of her life "Behind the Scenes"; and the vocal selections book of Jason Robert Brown's The Bridges of Madison County.

"Never in a Million Years," Said Meryl Streep of "Into the Woods" and a Presidential Honor Alongside Sondheim

Academy Award winner Meryl Streep will cast a spell upon audiences across the country in the film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods.

A Broadway Thanksgiving: Recipes to Stop the Show and a Sweet Farewell to Joan Rivers revisits our holiday feature in which members of the theatre community shared their treasured Thanksgiving recipes, including a sweet treat from late comedian Joan Rivers.

Romeo and Juliet (Rev)

San Francisco Shakespeare Festival

La Jolla Playhouse 15/16 Season - Local EPA

La Jolla Playhouse

Taming Of The Shrew - NYC Appointments

Virginia Stage Company

Professional Apprenticeship

Gloucester Stage Company

ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: More "SNL" Secrets! Why Did Christina Ricci Punch Ana Gasteyer in the Face?

LAST CHANCE: What's Closing This Week

Watch Quvenzhané Wallis and "Annie" Orphans Perform "Hard Knock Life" on "Dancing With the Stars" (Video)

Broadway's Chicago Will Welcome New Billy Flynn and Matron "Mama" Morton

PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: A Helluva Two-Show Day at Broadway's On the Town With Samantha Sturm

"Give Way": Pasek and Paul's Dogfight Will Get NJ Premiere in 2015

Broadway Box Office Analysis, Nov. 17-23: A Honeymoon Begins on Broadway and The River Almost Overflows

Complete Casting Announced for Off-Broadway's Snow Orchid, Starring Robert Cuccioli

Fresh-Faced Punk Rockers Look Back on Bullies, First Relationships and High School Isolation

YouTube Sensation Christina Bianco Will Tackle Over 40 Roles in New Off-Broadway Comedy

Lesli Margherita Will Join Taye Diggs and Topher Grace in "One Shot" Movie Musical

PHOTO CALL: Idina Menzel Kicks Off the Holiday Season With Live Performance of Her "Holiday Wishes" at Bloomingdale's

Watch Meryl Streep Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom; Stephen Sondheim Unable to Attend (Video)

CUE & A: On the Town Star Alysha Umphress on Streisand, Memorable Auditions and the Worst Show Experience Ever

Alum from Multiple "Star Trek" TV Series Will Be Part of Orson Welles' War of the Worlds

Michael Cerveris Will Star in Limited Holiday Engagement of A Christmassacre Story Musical

Watch Idina Menzel's Acoustic "Let It Go," "Silent Night" and More at Bloomingdales Window Reveal (Video)

Jim Walton, Mamie Parris, Ben Crawford Complete Cast of Broadway's Twentieth Century, Starring Kristin Chenoweth

Idina Menzel Will Launch Global Concert Tour in 2015; Initial Dates Announced

"Measure in Love": Joanna Gleason, Idina Menzel, Kelli O'Hara, Tony Danza, Robin De Jesus and Over Three Dozen More Reflect at Thanksgiving

James Corden Reveals Why "Rainbows" Was Cut, How He Tackled a Dream Role and Tried to "Not Get Fired" from "Into the Woods"

"Do You Have a Parade Number?" Meet the Macy's Producers Who Bring Broadway to the Streets Every Thanksgiving


Latest Galleries
PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: A Helluva Two-Show Day at Broadway's On the Town With Samantha Sturm
Idina Menzel Kicks Off the Holiday Season With Live Performance of Her "Holiday Wishes" at Bloomingdale's
Laura Osnes, James Snyder, Adrienne Warren, Charles Busch, Amy Spanger and Liz Callaway Heat Up 54 Below With Concert Preview Event
Dont Tell Mama! Brand New Cabaret Production Pics, Featuring Emma Stone
Bebe Neuwirth, Ann Reinking, James Naughton, Marilu Henner, Joel Grey and More Chicago Alumni Celebrate the Show's Milestone Night
  Highlights From the National Tour of Cinderella


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