Playbill On-Line, the largest source of theatre news and information on the internet, is pleased to announce the launch of the Playbill On-Line Daily Theatre Update.
Playbill On-Line posts an audio news update each evening at 6 PM (ET) utilizing the streaming capabilities of RealAudio, a product of RealNetworks. Readers will need to download and install the RealPlayer available at http://www.real.com/products/player/index.html. Once they have installed the RealPlayer they will be able to listen to the top headlines of the day by clicking a link at the Playbill On-Line site at www.playbill.com.
"This new technology will bring audio theatre news to the world with the click of a button" says Playbill's Andrew McGibbon who will produce and host the update. "Playbill On-Line's audio update will be providing the latest, up-to-the minute news about what's going on on Broadway, off-Broadway, around the country and around the globe. Who better to bring you this information than the folks who publish Playbill in theatres throughout the US."
In addition to news, regular features will be a part of each day's audio update. These features will be contributed by Playbill On-Line's resident staff, including Robert Viagas, Louis Botto and Andrew Gans.
The update, as well as instructions on how to install the RealPlayer, will be available via a button on the Playbill On-Line home page at www.playbill.com as well as via RealNetworks highly trafficked Daily Briefing Site at www.dailybriefing.com.