November 26, 2015

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Praise and Thanksgiving (and Belting)! Listen to Playbill's Turkey Day Playlist
26 Nov 2015
We know how tough it is for an entire family to agree on what to listen to while preppring for today's gathering. Your mom wants to belt along to Barbra while your little sister insists Wicked's "Thank Goodness" is best. Here's the playlist to please everyone in your theatre-loving household.

From Wicked to Newsies, Lea Michele and More: Decades of Broadway Performances from Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (Video)
26 Nov 2015
The New York City Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, a staple since 1924, features Broadway performances every year. Here, takes a look back at the iconic Thanksgiving Day celebration with previous Broadway musical numbers.

Taking This Job "Re-Ignited My Love for Broadway" — Get to Know the Woman Behind the Macy's Parade
26 Nov 2015 -- digs into its archives to explore past articles for a Throwback Thursday treat. In the next installment, we look back at our 2014 interview with Amy Kule, the executive producer of the Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, as she readied for last year's big day — complete with Broadway numbers, balloons and her very own pink dress designed by a Tony winner for the occasion. 

How to Be a Rockette and Nail the Kickline! Going Behind the Scenes of the 90-Year Tradition
26 Nov 2015 -- Known for their precision, style and world-famous kickline, The Radio City Rockettes ring in the holiday season with their annual Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Director-choreographer Julie Branam gives us the scoop on this year’s spectacle and the key to becoming a lady of the line.

Spend a Day With Eleasha Gamble, the Tattooed, Mohawked Nancy of Arena Stage's Modern-Day Oliver! (26 Nov 2015)

What Was It Like to Perform on the Macy's Parade? Over 20 Broadway Actors Remember a Dream Come True! (26 Nov 2015)

Don't Miss These Hilarious Pics From a Two-Show Day With the Fun-Loving Cast of Dames at Sea! (25 Nov 2015)

Holiday Gift Guide: 17 Essentials in Theatrical Merchandise — Snow Globes, and PJs and Board Games, Oh My! (25 Nov 2015)

Thanksgiving for a Broadway Body! How to Stay Hot and Healthy This Holiday (25 Nov 2015)

Their Favorite Things: Two-Time Tony Winner Nathan Lane Shares His Theatregoing Experiences (25 Nov 2015)

Busta, Beatles and James Bond! Hamilton's Betsy Struxness Shares the Stories Behind Star-Studded #StruxSelfies (24 Nov 2015)

I Am Helen Sinclair! On the Road With Bullets Over Broadway Leading Lady Emma Stratton (24 Nov 2015)

Holiday Gift Guide: 16 Theatrical Reads That Should Be On Your List This Season (24 Nov 2015)

"Gay Rights Movement's Midlife Crisis" Takes Center Stage in Dada Woof Papa Hot (24 Nov 2015)

Onstage & Backstage: How We Performed an Impromptu Les Miz Finale in the Middle of the Ocean! (23 Nov 2015)

Exclusive Pics! Hunter Ryan Herdlicka Invites Us Into the Rehearsal Room for Once Upon a Mattress (23 Nov 2015)

Broadway Grosses: Nov. 16-22 (23 Nov 2015)

Broadway's Thanksgiving Week Performance Schedule Changes (23 Nov 2015)

Uncovering the Unexpected and Powerful Connection Between Allegiance's George Takei and Fiddler's Sheldon Harnick (23 Nov 2015)

Why Lola Is Part of the Equality Conversation: Billy Porter Puts It In Writing (23 Nov 2015)

Holiday Gift Guide: Make Sure the Cast Album Lover in Your Life Is "Satisfied" (23 Nov 2015)

12 Actors We Would Love to See Play Chris in the Broadway Revival of Miss Saigon (22 Nov 2015)

What Does an "Air Sculptor" Do? A Handful of Theatre Jobs You Didn't Know Existed (22 Nov 2015)

"This is How I Roll… Literally" — Ali Stroker On Auditioning the Same Way She Dates and Making Broadway History (22 Nov 2015)

Onward to Glory! A Photographic Celebration of Man of La Mancha on Its 50th Anniversary (22 Nov 2015)

Extra! Extra! Get to Know the New Newsies Tour Stars and What They Want All Fansies to Know (21 Nov 2015)

In Case You Missed It: There's a Show That Could Beat Hamilton for "Most-Talked-About-in-Theatre" (20 Nov 2015)

From Joel to Alan to Raúl to NPH; Enjoy the Mysterious Emcees of Cabaret (20 Nov 2015)

On Cabaret's 49th Anniversary, A Look Back at the Many Perfectly Marvelous Ladies to Play Sally Bowles (20 Nov 2015)

The Secret Behind New York Theatre Workshop's Fastest-Selling Production Ever, David Bowie's Lazarus (20 Nov 2015)

Kiss Your Brand New Uncle Tran! The Many Faces of Miss Saigon's Devious Engineer (19 Nov 2015)

A New View — Taking Bridge Star Mark Strong to the Bleak Streets of Brooklyn (19 Nov 2015)

In Celebration of the Tenor! A Photographic Look at the Stage Careers of Joint Birthday Boys Steven Pasquale and Anthony Warlow (18 Nov 2015)

From "Kim" to Cats to Carnage, We Celebrate Lea Salonga on the Theatrical Stage! (18 Nov 2015)

She's the Boss! Why This Female Director Decided to Cast an All-Male Forum (18 Nov 2015)

Their Favorite Things: Tony Winner and Allegiance Star Scott Wise Shares His Theatregoing Experiences (18 Nov 2015)

Spend 15 Hours With Captain von Trapp! Sound of Music's Ben Davis Eats His Way Through Los Angeles (17 Nov 2015)

Jonathan Groff, Renee Elise Goldsberry and Christian Borle — We Want to Get You Alone (Onstage, at Least!) (17 Nov 2015)

Andrew Rannells on Taking a Supporting Role and Why Being King of Hamilton Brings Him to Tears (17 Nov 2015)

Broadway Grosses: Nov. 9-15 (16 Nov 2015)

Playbill On Opening Night: Misery Loves Laughter, According to Bruce Willis (Plus, Details on the Princess Bride Musical) (16 Nov 2015)

Becoming "Valencia!" Broadway's Gabrielle Ruiz Takes Us Behind the Scenes at the New Comedy Series "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (16 Nov 2015)

Julia Murney Wants to Be Aaron Burr, Sir! The Wicked Star Puts It in Writing (16 Nov 2015)

Prince of Broadway Cast Shares All — What They're Singing and How They Got "Lucky" (16 Nov 2015)

Playbill Poll: Which Broadway Show Would You Love to See with an All-Female Cast? (15 Nov 2015)

If You Liked Lion King, You'll Enjoy Once On This Island! 10 Suggestions for Theatre People Based on Their Interests (15 Nov 2015)

Gloria and Emilio Estefan Candidly Chat About Their Lives (and Why They Still Cry Watching On Your Feet!) (14 Nov 2015)

A 36-Year Out-of-Town Tryout! What Took Shear Madness So Long To Finally Make it Off-Broadway? (14 Nov 2015)

Playbill On Opening Night: Two Props, No Intermission and One Great Tragedy in A View From the Bridge (13 Nov 2015)

In Case You Missed It: Will Tony Rulings Lead to Internal Battles at Hamilton? (13 Nov 2015)

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