September 02, 2015

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Onstage & Backstage: How Did Not Booking a Role Win Audra McDonald Her First Tony?

Seth Rudetsky shares the latest end-of-summer news from Audra McDonald, Will Swenson and Sarah Jessica Parker.

Friends of History-Making Young Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste Plan Monday Memorial in Central Park

Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the promising young actor who made history July 23 when he went on as Jean Valjean in the Broadway revival of Les Misérables at just 21 years old, died Aug. 29 in an accidental fall. Friends are planning a memorial Aug. 31 in New York's Central Park.

Will Audiences Around the Country Come to the Fun Home? The Tony-Winning Musical May Be Controversial to Some

With its multiple victories at the Tony Awards, Fun Home will soon be touring the country. Bruce Lazarus, executive director of Samuel French, Inc., which has licensed the musical, talks with Playbill.com about the possible reactions to the production. 

"You're Definitely Not a Valjean," Said the Agent of World-Famous Les Miz Actor and Broadway's Next Star

After touring the world performing the signature song of Les Misérables' hero Jean Valjean, Alfie Boe returns to Broadway to star in the re-envisioned revival of the tragic tale of revolution and love.

Fall Broadway Preview: Prepare for One of Broadway's Most Diverse Seasons Yet

The fall 2015 Broadway season offers a wealth of re-envisioned productions of plays and musicals as well as new stage adaptations of famous films. 

Fall Off-Broadway Preview: Vets and Rock Stars Fill the Stages in Edgy Updates to the Classics

The fall Off-Broadway season is filled with award-winning actors who have gone behind the limelights to direct innovative new works that explore gender, race and politics. 

Sisterhood On Set and No Make Up: "Orange is the New Black" Stars On the Perks of Playing In Prison

The hit Netflix series "Orange is the New Black" features a number of accomplished stage actors in its story of a women's prison. Playbill.com caught up with a few of them as they shared stories from filming behind the bars.

A Fine Showmance: How Terrence Mann and Charlotte d'Amboise's Love Began With Kisses in Cats Makeup

As part of our ongoing profiles of theatre couples, Playbill.com sits down with husband-and-wife team Terrence Mann and Charlotte d'Amboise, who recall when their romance first began backstage at Cats.


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She Wants To Do What Before She Dies? Marlee Matlin Puts It In Writing For Playbill

James Brolin Comments on Possible Barbra Streisand Gypsy Film

Les Miz Welcomes Alfie Boe, Montego Glover and Alex Finke to the Barricades! Curtain Call and Post-Show Reception

Kelli O'Hara Taking 3 Performances Off from The King and I  This Week

Last Chance: What's Closing This Week

Crowds Gather to Mourn Kyle Jean-Baptiste As the Lights of the Imperial Theatre Go Dark

Their Favorite Things: Titanic and Trip of Love Star David Elder Shares His Theatregoing Experiences

Cast Members From All 14 Years Expected for Mamma Mia! Finale; Film Sequel in the Works

Photo Call: Meet the National Tour Cast of Beautiful — The Carole King Musical

Broadway Actors Will Populate Diane Paulus-Directed Invisible Thread Musical at Second Stage

Get a First Look at Bryan Cranston's Stunning Transformation into LBJ For TV's "All the Way"

August: Osage County Tony Winner Will Open Old Wounds in Marvin's Room

Whose Mother Would Bette Midler Like to Play?

"Broadway Legacy" Celebrates Carly Hughes and Grasan Kingsberry

New App Sets Shakespeare to Rap

ASL Secret Hidden in Poster for Broadway's Spring Awakening Revival

Ride the Staten Island Ferry? Experience Ferry Play

Josh Gad Will Play Famous Film Critic in New Movie

Zachary Levi Replaces Josh Radnor in Upcoming Broadway Revival of She Loves Me

Pics! First Look At Christopher Tierney As Johnny Castle in the National Tour of Dirty Dancing

Must-See Theatre! The Shows On Our Lists This Fall

"They Weren't Happy With It" — "Sweet Valley High" Author on Rewriting Her Brother's Musical Mack & Mabel

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