October 13, 2015

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Broadway-Bound But Never Made It: Why Did Shows Like The Baker's Wife Never Open?

Angela Lansbury in Prettybelle, Patti LuPone in The Baker's Wife and Paper Moon with Christine Ebersole. We explore the Broadway-bound shows that have turned into theatrical legend.

Christopher Jackson On the "Incredible Moments" He's Shared With Lin-Manuel Miranda — Musicals, Marriage and Children

The phrase "right hand man," from the song of the same name that introduces General George Washington to the stage in the hit musical Hamilton, could easily be utilized offstage to describe the relationship between the actors who play Washington (Christopher Jackson) and Alexander Hamilton (Lin-Manuel Miranda).

4 Out of 40: A History Behind the Women Whose Names Are On Broadway Marquees

Out of the 40 Broadway theatres in Times Square, only four marquees are lit with the names of women. Playbill.com offers readers a guide to the history behind these women and the contributions to the arts that earned them geographical namesakes.

Tony Winners Hit the Road! Why Did If/Then's Broadway Stars Go On Tour Together?

It's very rare these days for the stars of a Broadway show to hit the road in a role they originated. But when the If/Then national tour opens in Denver Oct. 13, and for the following 15 weeks, audiences will have the chance to see Idina Menzel, LaChanze, James Snyder and Anthony Rapp in the parts they created.

"There's A Lot That's Being Re-Examined," Says Sara Bareilles on Preparing Waitress for Broadway

Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles made her musical theatre debut this year with Waitress, a show bound for an anticipated Broadway opening next spring. As she embarks on a tour for her new book, the talented singer-songwriter (and very busy lady) opens up to Playbill.com about the changes happening to Waitress, details on her upcoming new album and her future plans. 

Their Favorite Things: Tony Nominee Kerry Butler Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences

Which Evita did Tony Award nominee Kerry Butler think was "perfect" in the role? Find out in this week's Their Favorite Things.

A Revolution and a Revelation! Never-Seen Backstage Pics From a Two-Show Day at Hamilton

It's the show that's on everyone's minds, lips and earphones right now.  We take you behind the scenes at Hamilton for a two-show day in the rooms where theatre history is happening every night.

Get to Know the Estefans… And How They Chose Their Onstage Counterparts For On Your Feet!

The Estefans are coming to Broadway, and they've enlisted Ana Villafañe and Josh Segarra to tell their story. Get to know how Villafañe and Segarra booked the gig and now star as the iconic music duo at the center of On Your Feet!


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Idina Menzel Launches If/Then National Tour Tonight in Denver

Last Chance: What's Closing This Week

The Verdict: Critics Review Marlo Thomas in Clever Little Lies

Stars of "Girl Meets World" Will Be Part of Peter Pan and Wendy Cast at Pasadena Playhouse

Michelle Obama Picks Songs from Wicked, Hamilton and Dreamgirls for Day of the Girl Playlist

See Stunning Photos of the Hamilton Cast Using a 19th Century Camera Lens

Erin Davie and Emily Padgett Reunite for Side Show CD Signing Event Today

Taye Diggs Lands Recurring Role in New Fox Series "Rosewood"

Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock Musical Can Play Your School This Winter

Get to Know the Crawfords! Sisters, Co-Stars and Each Other's Biggest Fans

Les Miz Writers Say Revised Version of Martin Guerre Musical Is "Ready"

Is Jean Smart Headed Back to Broadway?

See Worlds Collide as "Aladdin" Film Voices Meet Their Broadway Counterparts

Betty Buckley Lands Lead Role in M. Night Shyamalan's Next Thriller

Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Carol Burnett Will Tape White House Music Concert for PBS

What Would Happen If High Schools Did Hamilton? The Parody You Must Watch (Video)

See a Radiant Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden Bring Soaring Vocals to the Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein!

She Has How Many Broadway Crushes? Nina Arianda Puts It in Writing

Online Petition to Save Boston's Colonial Theatre Gathers Momentum

First Pics! Laura Osnes, Corey Cott and Beth Leavel Tear It Up in New Musical The Bandstand

bare Casts Remember the Pop Opera That Rocked L.A. and NYC With Memories and Never-Before-Seen Pics!

Victor Garber Elopes with Partner of 16 Years


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From Gaston to Valjean! Celebrating the Career of Birthday Boy Hugh Jackman
First Pics! Laura Osnes, Corey Cott and Beth Leavel Tear It Up in New Musical The Bandstand
Fool for Love, With Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell, Heats Up Broadway; Opening Night Red Carpet, Bows and Party!
A Photo Journey With Jennifer Ashley Tepper: From Theatre-Obsessed Tween to Prolific Broadway Renaissance Gal
Colm Wilkinson, Frances Ruffelle, Patti LuPone and Jonathan Pryce Join the Party as London Les Miz Celebrates 30 Years!
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