September 04, 2015

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In Case You Missed It: Sponge Bob Is Broadway-Bound With Some Pop Stars in Tow
04 Sep 2015
The Broadway theatre community got a shock this past weekend when young actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste died suddenly after falling from a Brooklyn fire escape. He was 21.

How a Tony-Winning Dad Raised Three Performers, and They're All Conquering The Biz
04 Sep 2015
There's no family rivalry in the Cooper household over who does the dishes or who's won a Tony Award. Playbill.com sits down with the multi-talented quartet to discuss their lives in the industry and if they sing Little Shop of Horrors at dinnertime.



Getting "Loud" in San Francisco, Mrs. Wormwood-Style! Cassie Silva Takes Us On Tour With Matilda
03 Sep 2015 -- The national tour of Matilda The Musical officially opened June 7 after beginning previews May 29 in Los Angeles. As Mrs. Wormwood, Cassie Silva has been spreading her style and flair from city to city. She shared these exclusive pics with Playbill.com. Enjoy San Francisco with the Wormwoods (and Rudolpho) and the rest of the Matilda touring family!

From Screen to Stage and Back Again! Check Out These Highlights From Neil Patrick Harris' Show Biz Career
03 Sep 2015 -- The ever-busy Neil Patrick Harris, who won the 2014 Tony Award for his performance in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, is headed back to TV in his new hour-long TV variety show "Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris," which will premiere Sept. 15 on NBC. Harris — who rose to fame as the young star of "Doogie Howser, M.D." — has had quite a stage career in addition to his success on screen. Here's a look back!

A Woman’s World: Hamilton’s Leading Ladies, The Schuyler Sisters, on Being the Kardashians of the 1700s (03 Sep 2015)

"I Couldn't Have Orchestrated This If I Tried," Says Abby Mueller on Playing the Beautiful Role Her Sister Created (02 Sep 2015)

She Wants To Do What Before She Dies? Marlee Matlin Puts It In Writing For Playbill (02 Sep 2015)

Their Favorite Things: Titanic and Trip of Love Star David Elder Shares His Theatregoing Experiences (02 Sep 2015)

"They Weren't Happy With It" — "Sweet Valley High" Author on Rewriting Her Brother's Musical Mack & Mabel (01 Sep 2015)

Must-See Theatre! The Shows On Our Lists This Fall (01 Sep 2015)

Onstage & Backstage: How Did Not Booking a Role Win Audra McDonald Her First Tony? (31 Aug 2015)

As He Readies For His Latest Broadway Return, We Celebrate Over 50 Years of James Earl Jones Onstage (31 Aug 2015)

A Fine Showmance: How Terrence Mann and Charlotte d'Amboise's Love Began With Kisses in Cats Makeup (31 Aug 2015)

Will Audiences Around the Country Come to the Fun Home? The Tony-Winning Musical May Be Controversial to Some (31 Aug 2015)

Friends of History-Making Young Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste Plan Monday Memorial in Central Park (30 Aug 2015)

Playbill Poll: What West End Show Should Make the Leap to Broadway? (30 Aug 2015)

Fall Off-Broadway Preview: Vets and Rock Stars Fill the Stages in Edgy Updates to the Classics (30 Aug 2015)

History-Making Jean Valjean Kyle Jean-Baptiste Dies at 21 (29 Aug 2015)

Sisterhood On Set and No Make Up: "Orange is the New Black" Stars On the Perks of Playing In Prison (29 Aug 2015)

Fall Broadway Preview: Prepare for One of Broadway's Most Diverse Seasons Yet (29 Aug 2015)

"It's a Relief and an Honor": One of the Real-Life Inmates On Parole Opens Up at Whorl Inside a Loop Premiere (28 Aug 2015)

7 Math Problems Only Musical Theatre People Can Solve! How Many Can You Do? (28 Aug 2015)

In Case You Missed It: Bruce Willis Snubs Woody Allen for Broadway (28 Aug 2015)

Tony-Winning Drama Teacher Recalls Star Students and Reveals Secret of Their Broadway Success (28 Aug 2015)

What's Hot in London: August 27: Cumberbatch's Mother Loves His Hamlet.... But What About the Critics? (28 Aug 2015)

"You're Definitely Not a Valjean," Said the Agent of World-Famous Les Miz Actor and Broadway's Next Star (28 Aug 2015)

Almost 20 Years Since Rent Opened, Anthony Rapp Reflects as It Takes the Stage in Scotland (27 Aug 2015)

Blood, Salad and Sleeping Tyrones! Spend a Mischievous Two-Show Day at Hand to God With Sarah Stiles (27 Aug 2015)

Throwback! Alex Wyse, Returning to Broadway in Spring Awakening, Took Us On a Hilarious Two-Show Day at Bare (27 Aug 2015)

Exclusive! Brian Stokes Mitchell on Shuffle Along, Audra, and What He's Singing Next (27 Aug 2015)

The Boys Are Back! See the Newsies Reunite in Special One-Night-Only Event (27 Aug 2015)

A Woman "Bigger Than the Life She is Given to Live" — The Inspiration Behind Caroline, Or Change (27 Aug 2015)

How Continuing Education Can Help You Become a Better Actor–or Just a Better Audience Member (27 Aug 2015)

Yes, There Is a College Campus in Times Square (26 Aug 2015)

Their Favorite Things: Once and Daddy Long Legs Star Paul Alexander Nolan Shares His Theatregoing Experiences (26 Aug 2015)

Marquee Makeover! Color Purple, Spring Awakening, Fiddler, Dames at Sea, School of Rock and More Get Set For Broadway! (25 Aug 2015)

A Field Trip to Civilization: The Importance of School Theatre Visits (25 Aug 2015)

Broadway's Big 10: Top Colleges Currently Represented on Currently Running Shows (25 Aug 2015)

Innovative College Productions That Thought Outside the Theatrical Box (25 Aug 2015)

Broadway Grosses: Aug. 17-23 (24 Aug 2015)

See Even More Fun Pics and Goofy Outtakes From Our Special Shoot With Over 15 Young Broadway Stars! (24 Aug 2015)

Learn How Broadway's Youngest Stars Juggle Classes and Homework While Starring Onstage (24 Aug 2015)

School Survival Tips From the Pros! Actors from Hamilton, Matilda, Mormon and More Share Their Advice (24 Aug 2015)

Broadway's Best Like You've Never Seen! Stars of the Stage Share Pics and Memories of Their Favorite High School Performances (23 Aug 2015)

How the Kids Who Work on Broadway Balance School with Stardom (23 Aug 2015)

Playbill Poll: Who Should Star as Hedwig When Angry Inch Opens in the West End? (23 Aug 2015)

Bombshell's Bringing Her Back! But Is Marilyn Monroe Meant for the Stage? (23 Aug 2015)

Despite Playing a Grandmother, Marlo Thomas Is "On Track" to Tell Clever Little Lies Off-Broadway (23 Aug 2015)

How Performing Arts Students Get an Edge on College With "Early Decision"/"Early Action" (23 Aug 2015)

Reed Birney Shares Why He'd Pick Off-Broadway Over Broadway (If It's a Part He "Wants to Play") (22 Aug 2015)

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