October 31, 2014

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Scandals and Secrets of the Supernatural: The Stories Behind Broadway's Haunted Theatres

Turn down the lights and move closer to the comforting glow of your computer screen. We’re going to tell you Broadway ghost stories.

PHOTO SPECIAL: "The Silence of the Cats"; 13 Broadway-Horror Film (Monster) Mashups We'd Love to See

To celebrate Halloween, the mad scientists at Team Playbill went into the lab and dreamed up a series of covers mashing up Broadway with the great horror films.

Things That Go Bump On Broadway: 10 Scary Books and Movies That Should Come to the Stage

Playbill.com offers a collection of frightening books and movies that should be adapted for the Broadway stage.

THE SCREENING ROOM: "I Put a Spell On You" — Horror Stories Onstage (Video)

From Carrie to Sweeney Todd, Playbill.com offers another look at some of the scariest stories that have played the stage.

Conjuring a Comeback: Horrifying Plays and Musicals Patrick Wilson Should Tear Into

Patrick Wilson has become the leading man of Hollywood horror blockbusters, so Playbill.com put together a collection of horror plays and musicals for the leading man to star in on Broadway.

PHOTO SPECIAL: Elphabas and Newsies and Yitzhaks... Oh My! Our Crafty, Creative Playbill Readers Share Their Broadway-Themed Halloween Costumes

Halloween is here again, and we know how much theatre people love to dress up! We reached out to our readers and asked them to share their Broadway-themed costumes.

"Weird Awesome Monster" of a Musical The Fortress of Solitude Brings Brooklyn to the Public

Itamar Moses, Kyle Beltran and Adam Chanler-Berat discuss the journey of bringing the new musical adaptation of Jonathan Lethem's lengthy novel The Fortress of Solitude to the Public Theater.

A Devil of a Role: Stage Veteran Patrick Page Gets Dark and Twisted in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Patrick Page, known for his starring turns in villainous roles in classic plays and musicals, brings his trademark menace to The Hunchback of Notre Dame at La Jolla Playhouse.


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"The Voice" Star Makes Broadway Debut in Pippin Tonight; Kyle Dean Massey Will Have Magic to Do on Tour

Lauren Ward Will Star in West End Revival of Bat Boy: The Musical

Stephen Schwartz Sets Houdini Musical Free; Wicked Film Talks Continue

National Tour of Disney's Newsies Features New Song for Crutchie

Kristin Scott Thomas Will Star in West End Return of The Audience

Judy Collins Will Spotlight Songs of Stephen Sondheim in PBS Concert

DIVA TALK: Lucie Arnaz Chats About Starring in Pippin, Directing Hazel and Producing "Lucy and Desi"

The Verdict: Critics Review Starry Revival of The Real Thing on Broadway

Sing, Sisters! We Conjure a Hocus Pocus Musical Just in Time for Halloween

PHOTO CALL: The Real Thing, Starring Ewan McGregor and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Opens on Broadway; Red Carpet Arrivals, Curtain Call and Cast Party

PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: John Bolton, Nick Cearley, Erik Altemus, Ryah Nixon and Rocky Horror Cast Pick Spooky, Late-Night Songs

Exclusive Free Advance Download of Gabriel Kahane's "Haircuts and Airports"

Reading of Forever Deadward, Vampire Musical Comedy Featuring Colin Hanlon, Cortney Wolfson, Jenna Leigh Green, Presented Today

"Michael Feinstein at the Rainbow Room," Featuring Christine Ebersole, Cheyenne Jackson and More, Airs on PBS Tonight

Bend It Like Beckham, Musical Version of 2002 Film, to Open at West End's Phoenix Theatre

"To Life!": Fiddler on the Roof Begins at Arena Stage Tonight

Bridges of Madison County Star Will Be Billy Bigelow in Lyric Opera's Carousel; Is Revival Broadway-Bound?

PHOTO CALL: Breakfast With Hook; Allison Williams, Christopher Walken, Kelli O'Hara and Christian Borle Greet the Press at Morning Peter Pan Live! Event

From Broadway Swing to Movie Star: Jeremy Jordan Breaks Character at 54 Below

God Hates This Show, With Erin Markey as Westboro Leader Shirley Phelps-Roper, Plays Joe's Pub Tonight

PHOTO SPECIAL: Elphabas and Newsies and Yitzhaks... Oh My! Our Crafty, Creative Playbill Readers Share Their Broadway-Themed Halloween Costumes

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