September 02, 2015

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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. 

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.

"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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Justin Guarini and Rose Hemingway Star in Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical, Beginning in Dallas

Kids From Multiple Broadway Shows Gather Today to Perform and Record Charlie Brown Musical Live

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

Winners Named in Dames at Sea "Tap-Stravaganza" – See Who Will Dance at Opening Night! (Video)

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

"We Love Jesus, But We Drink A Little!" – Hear First Clips of Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical

Spider-Man and "Glee" Writer Bringing "Brides of Dracula" Series to Primetime

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

The SpongeBob Musical Announces NYC Audition Dates!

Fansies Rejoice! Watch Andrew Keenan-Bolger Sing Brand-New Song from Newsies Tour (Video)

Complete Casting Announced for Broadway's Thérèse Raquin, Starring Keira Knightley

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

Patti LuPone Will Return to "Penny Dreadful" in New Role and As Series Regular

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

New Musical Daddy Long Legs Announces Open-Ended Run Before First Preview

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

Pippin Will Open at Japan's Tokyo Theatre Orb

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

Off-Off-Broadway Company Plans Richard III with All Differently Abled Actors

"Bessie," Starring Queen Latifah, Now Available On Blu-ray

The Illusionists Wow "America's Got Talent" Tonight En Route to Broadway

Opera, Circus and Burlesque Blend for Adults-Only Cinderella Off-Broadway

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