December 28, 2014

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Lin-Manuel Miranda in rehearsal for Hamilton
Joan Marcus

DIVA TALK: Bernadette Peters Chats About "Mozart in the Jungle," Into the Woods, New Book and More

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

Sandra Bernhard Talks Twitter Politics, Her Joe's Pub Return and Turning Down the Chance to Play Hedwig caught up with Sandra Bernhard, who opened up about embracing social media in the digital age, avoiding politics online and her musical theatre influences.

PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Kinky Boots' Ellyn Marie Marsh Picks Most Inappropriate Songs of All Time

Ellyn Marie Marsh will get Inappropriate in her 54 Below solo show Jan. 3, 2015. In anticipation of the concert, she picks the most inappropriate songs ever.

"We've Gone a Little Crazy": Secret Santas, Holiday Cookie Swaps and Toy Drives Backstage on Broadway goes backstage at Broadway plays and musicals to learn how the cast and crews celebrate the holidays on the Great White Way.

PLAYBILL PICKS: The Top Theatre Stories of 2014; Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis Make History, #Dim4Joan and "Into the Woods" Bows on Screen

The staff of puts their heads together and decided on the top theatre news stories of 2014. Here they are.

Rob Marshall On Why He Didn't "Overwhelm" "Into the Woods" with Special Effects

Rob Marshall, director of the movie musical "Into the Woods," shares the secret behind bringing just the right amount of magic to the big screen.

"It Was My Salvation," Says Idina Menzel On If/Then and a Career-Defining Year

Tony Award winner Idina Menzel opens up and reflects on one of the biggest years of her life.

PLAYBILL PICKS: The Best Cast Albums of 2014

In a year that included original scores, both pop and legit, jukebox musicals, plays with music and revivals of fan favorites, there was much to savor when it came to cast albums.

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Los Angeles Ballet

Artistic Curator, SPACE on Ryder Farm

SPACE on Ryder Farm

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Studio Theatre

ON THE RECORD: Comparing Four Major Recordings of Into the Woods

Hey, Johnny! Theatrical Advice – How Do I Stay Sane When I'm Not On the Stage?

The Evolution of Gigi and the Dawn of the Modern Woman

The Grinch, Starring Shuler Hensley, Ends NY Run Tonight

Roll Down the Windows and Sing Along: Cast Albums To Make Your Road Trip Fly

A Fine Showmance: Laura Osnes and Nathan Johnson Talk About the On-Stage Kiss That Changed Everything and Broadway Double-Dates

STAGE VIEWS: Honeymoon in Vegas Star David Josefsberg On Found, It Shoulda Been You, Fiddler, Forum and More

Broadway's Christmas Week Performance Schedule

PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: DECEMBER 28

PHOTO SPECIAL: The Perfect Year! Looking Back at the Broadway Opening Nights of 2014

Neil Patrick Harris Gets in the Holiday Spirit With Oscars Promo (Video)

Will "Into the Woods" Star Land on Queen's New Year Honours List?

PHOTO ARCHIVE: From High School Theatre to Oscar Winner; Celebrating the Stage Work of the Great Meryl Streep

STAGE PORTRAIT: Exceptional Performances of the 2014 Fall Season; How Many Can You Identify?

"Into the Woods" Is Second Highest-Grossing Film on Christmas Day

SPRING 2015 BROADWAY PREVIEW: Naughty Puppets, British Royalty and a Fun Home

NOISES OFF-BROADWAY & BEYOND: Sting Does His Thing, and Renee Does Hers

PHOTO CALL: Rachel Returns! A Sneak Peek at the Jan. 9 Two-Hour Season Premiere of "Glee"

PLAYBILL.COM'S THEATRE WEEK IN REVIEW, Dec. 20-26: Outrage at Theater J, and a Magic Trick for The Illusionists

Taylor Swift Snags Hugh Jackman's T-Shirt in BC/EFA Auction at The River

Casting Announced for Dallas Theater Center Staging of The Book Club Play


Latest Galleries
PHOTO SPECIAL: A Year of Broadway Opening Nights, 2014
PHOTO ARCHIVE: Celebrating Bernadette Peters' Greatest Stage Hits
PHOTO ARCHIVE: From High School Theatre to Oscar Winner; Celebrating the Stage Work of the Great Meryl Streep
World, Meet Gigi! Vanessa Hudgens, Corey Cott, Victoria Clark and Cast Offer Special Sneak Peek at Broadway-Bound Musical
PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: "Driving Through the Moonlight!" On the Road With Eric Anthony Johnson and the National Tour of Cinderella
  Musical Highlights From Disney’s Film Adaptation of Into the Woods


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