September 01, 2015

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"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.

Playbill Poll: What West End Show Should Make the Leap to Broadway?

London's West End features some exciting new musicals, as well as highly praised revivals. Among them are Gypsy, starring Imelda Staunton; Hamlet, starring Benedict Cumberbatch; and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

"It's a Relief and an Honor": One of the Real-Life Inmates On Parole Opens Up at Whorl Inside a Loop Premiere

Jeffrey Rivera is a bundle of nerves, excitement and pride as he waits by the red carpet for the opening night of Whorl Inside a Loop at Second Stage Theatre. On parole from Woodbourne Correctional Facility in Woodstock, NY, this is not only a play, this is his story.

Almost 20 Years Since Rent Opened, Anthony Rapp Reflects as It Takes the Stage in Scotland

Anthony Rapp, original star of the hit rock musical Rent, weighs in on the classic New York musical playing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. 

Broadway's Big 10: Top Colleges Currently Represented on Currently Running Shows

We tracked where major members of the cast and creative team on each Broadway show went to college, along with a bit of added research, to present the top 10 colleges currently represented on Broadway.


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The SpongeBob Musical - NYC EPAs

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Teaching Artists Wanted

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

Memorial Scholarship Fund Set Up for Joshua Park, Broadway's Tom Sawyer, Who Died at 38

Fun Home's Sydney Lucas Joins Starry Hollywood Arms Reading With Tyne Daly

"Sound of Music" Star Will Help Launch New Season of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"

Matilda Reaches a Broadway Milestone

See Eddie Redmayne Transform Into Transgender Pioneer in "Girl" Trailer

British Owners of Broadway's Lyric Theatre Buy 5 More American Playhouses

Cleveland's Playhouse Square Will Dim Its Lights in Memory of Kyle Jean-Baptiste

Lin-Manuel Miranda Gets Ready to Welcome 1776 Star

Casting Announced for Broadway-Bound Waterfall Musical at 5th Avenue Theatre

Broadway Box-Office Analysis, Aug. 24-30: A New Miss Turnstiles Brings a Boost to On the Town

Les Misérables Will Be Sole Broadway Theatre to Dim Marquee Lights in Honor of Kyle Jean-Baptiste

U.K. "X Factor" Star Lands Title Role in Tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Who Shot Kennedy? A New Investigative Play Names Possible Assassins

Alfie Boe Is Broadway's Newest Jean Valjean in Les Misérables, Beginning Tonight

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

Broadway Community Gathers for Tearful Farewell to Kyle Jean-Baptiste in Central Park

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

Aerosmith, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, David Bowie Sign On for Broadway-Bound SpongeBob Musical

Broadway Grosses: Aug. 24-30

Wicked Producers Asked to Preserve Evidence Following Actress Injury

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

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