April 18, 2015

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Taking a Risk on Bye Bye Birdie Paved the Way for Avenue Q and Something Rotten!
18 Apr 2015
Musicals like Anything Goes and Bye Bye Birdie are often considered old-fashioned classics that receive affectionate revivals. But when they first premiered, these musicals were ground-breaking works that opened doors for inventive new styles of theatre.

It's Lisa's Turn! Why Tyne Daly Insisted This Broadway Breakout Got The Last Bow
18 Apr 2015
Lisa Howard, playing the long-suffering older daughter and devoted maid of honor at her sister's weding in the new musical It Shoulda Been You shares stories of her hilarious co-stars and the happiness of being a plus-size leading lady.



Stage Views: Fun Home Star Beth Malone On Gigi, Hamilton, Unsinkable Molly Brown and More
18 Apr 2015 -- Playbill.com's series features actors commenting on their recent theatregoing experiences, what productions they're looking forward to and more.

Playbill On Opening Night: Something Wonderful! Romance Sizzles in The King and I
17 Apr 2015 -- An opulent revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I, with Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe, opened April 16 at Lincoln Center. Playbill.com was there.

In Case You Missed It: Critics Enjoy a Trip to Paris and The King and I Is a Royal Hit (17 Apr 2015)

Playbill on Opening Night: Think Lovely Thoughts! What It Was Like Inside Neverland's Magical After Party (16 Apr 2015)

Exclusive! Never-Before-Seen Photos Behind the Line of Original A Chorus Line (16 Apr 2015)

Photo Special: A Birthday and an Opening Night! Celebrating Kelli O'Hara on the Musical Stage (16 Apr 2015)

#TBT: Our 1977 Interview With Broadway Kids, When Andrea McArdle Sang of "Tomorrow" and Salary Was $290 (16 Apr 2015)

One-Man Shows, Blogs, Movies and More: Where Are the Stars of Beauty and the Beast Now? (16 Apr 2015)

Playbill On Opening Night: It's All in the Family at It Shoulda Been You, Plus an Overdue Broadway Debut (15 Apr 2015)

Original Chorus Line Cast Remembers Sweetness and Sorrow of The Broadway Sensation (15 Apr 2015)

Their Favorite Things: Wedding Singer and Mamma Mia! Star Felicia Finley Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences (15 Apr 2015)

The Truth! 10 Years Later, Alan Cumming, Neve Campbell and "Reefer Madness" Cast Share Memories From Set (14 Apr 2015)

Broadway Grosses: April 6-12 (13 Apr 2015)

Broadway Is Très Chic for An American in Paris Opening! Check Out the Red Carpet Best-Dressed List (13 Apr 2015)

Playbill on Opening Night: Song, Dance and Gorgeous Gershwin in An American in Paris (13 Apr 2015)

Learn How Ever After Finds the Magic in Cinderella Without Pumpkins and Fairy Godmothers (13 Apr 2015)

How Audra McDonald and Alan Cumming Are Helping Broadway Go Green (12 Apr 2015)

Playbill Poll: What Classic Film Should Be Adapted for the Stage? (12 Apr 2015)

"Our" Girl! Anna Chlumsky on Surviving Child Stardom, Body Shaming and Balancing Broadway and "Veep" (12 Apr 2015)

A Fine Showmance: Marc Kudisch and Shannon Lewis, a Passion That Began With Payday (11 Apr 2015)

Stage Views: Chicago Star Brent Barrett On Hamilton, Camelot, Guys Sing Dolls and More (11 Apr 2015)

From Hair to Spring Awakening, 10 Musicals That Rocked Broadway (11 Apr 2015)

Playbill on Opening Night: Wolf Hall Brings Sex and Violence to Broadway (10 Apr 2015)

Stage Portrait: Vanessa Hudgens and Corey Cott in Broadway's Gigi (10 Apr 2015)

In Case You Missed It: Hand to God's a Hit But Critics Don't Thank Heaven for Gigi (10 Apr 2015)

Will God Get Naked? Jim Parsons Tells All About the New Broadway Play An Act of God (10 Apr 2015)

Playbill on Opening Night: Champagne Flowed as Vanessa Hudgens Celebrated the Resurgence of Gigi (09 Apr 2015)

#TBT: Read the Original Playbill Interview With Joel Grey On Being a "Wonderful" Wizard in Wicked (09 Apr 2015)

A Woman's World: Family or a Career – Why Do Women In Theatre Have to Choose? Marsha Norman Weighs In (09 Apr 2015)

Playbill Playlist: Teal Wicks, Katie Rose Clarke, Julia Murney Pick Harold Arlen Songs, Including "Over the Rainbow" (09 Apr 2015)

Playbill on Opening Night: Hand to God — The Little Show (and Evil Puppet) That Could (08 Apr 2015)

Their Favorite Things: Tony Nominee and It Shoulda Been You Star Montego Glover Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences (08 Apr 2015)

God, We Hope They Got It! Where Are the Stars of Chorus Line Documentary "Every Little Step"? (07 Apr 2015)

Do You Know the Puppet Man? Meet Steven Boyer, the Person Behind the Puppet in Hand to God (06 Apr 2015)

Photo Exclusive: Before She Was Carole King... Chilina Kennedy's Stage Roles at Stratford and Beyond (06 Apr 2015)

Broadway Grosses: March 30 - April 5 (06 Apr 2015)

Beyoncé, Audra McDonald and Eddie Murphy: Dream-Casting The Wiz Live! (06 Apr 2015)

L'Amour or Swipe Left? An American in Paris Cast On Their Favorite Romantic Spots in the City (05 Apr 2015)

Who Could Win the Pulitzer? Debating the Plays Up For the Prize (05 Apr 2015)

Playbill Poll: Readers Sound Off On Casting The Wiz! (05 Apr 2015)

Tudor-Mania in the Theatre! A Guide to the Royalty of Wolf Hall (04 Apr 2015)

10 Showtunes That Might Stress You Out, From Sondheim to Spring Awakening (04 Apr 2015)

Stephen King the Musicals! (04 Apr 2015)

Learn How Katori Hall Pieces Together the African-American Experience In The Blood Quilt (04 Apr 2015)

Stage Views: Jekyll & Hyde Actress On Hamilton Being "The Talk Of The Town" and Pretty Filthy's Possible Move (04 Apr 2015)

Playbill On Opening Night: Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy's May-December Romance Turns Back Time in Skylight (03 Apr 2015)

In Case You Missed It: Hamilton's Already Breaking Records, While Groundhog Day and Cats Announce Broadway Plans (03 Apr 2015)

Photo Exclusive: Playbill Spends a Day On the Town With Application Pending Superstar Christina Bianco (03 Apr 2015)

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