This Month in Playbill Magazine . . . Scarlett Johansson, Victor Garber, Memphis the New Muse of Broadway?, and more

Inside Track   This Month in Playbill Magazine . . . Scarlett Johansson, Victor Garber, Memphis the New Muse of Broadway?, and more
 
This Month in Playbill Magazine . . .


Memphis Meets Broadway
memphis-tennessee-us_01-360a030707Guest contributor, Jay Landers (Senior VP of A&R at Columbia Records), takes an in-depth look at how the city that gave birth to rock ‘n’ roll became the new muse of the Great White Way.



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A Star Grows In BrooklynLiev Schreiber, Scarlett Johansson and Gregory Mosher
On making her Broadway debut in the Arthur Miller classic A View From the Bridge:

"Ever since I was a little girl growing up in New York, I've dreamed of being on Broadway. I'm finding the process incredibly fulfilling and I learn something new about Catherine as well as myself as an actor, everyday. She is a much more complex character than I originally read her to be - a revelation I believe Miller intended for the actress playing her would discover."--Scarlett Johansson

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Garber & MartinVictor Garber, Nicholas Martin, and a lot of laughs.

1On his new role as egomaniacal playboy-thespian Garry Essendine in Noël Coward's Present Laughter:

"You know the joke is, ‘A self-absorbed, self-pitying, aging actor who desperately wants to avoid getting any older? Why would you think of me for the part?'"-- Victor Garber

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Happy 15th Birthday Playbill.com!


he season was 1994–1995. Smokey Joe’s Café, Show Boat and Sunset Boulevard all opened on Broadway. Also opening that season was Playbill.com (known then as Playbill Online).


The season was 1994–1995. Smokey Joe’s Café, Show Boat and Sunset Boulevard all opened on Broadway. Also opening that season was Playbill.com. We look back on 15 years of life online for the oldest brand in theatre.

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A Day in the Life

CassadyLeonard_02Cassady Leonard is living every young actress's dream, having made her Broadway debut at the ripe old age of 12.  Cassady gives us a peek inside a day in the life of a kid on Broadway.

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"Class dismissed! Everyone is booking to their lockers and can’t wait for football practice, dance class, play dates… not me! I’m off to NYC, for what I call my 'seven-hour extracurricular activity.' When the bus drops me off at home, I have an hour and a half to do homework. Whatever doesn’t get finished comes into the city with me, or is done the next morning."

Plus...Tales from the Pit II with columnist Seth Rudetsky, Lincoln Center Theatre's Bernard Gersten and a Life in the Theatre, Inside the Off-Broadway transfer of Avenue Q and more!
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