April 23, 2014

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  Harvey Fierstein's Casa Valentina, Starring Patrick Page, John Cullum and Gabriel Ebert, Opens on Broadway
Casa Valentina, a new play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein about an upstate colony where heterosexual men dress as women, officially opens on Broadway April 23 at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Nicholas Nickleby, A New Musical Star Luba Mason Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences
THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Nicholas Nickleby, A New Musical Star Luba Mason Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences Members of the theatre community share the Broadway performances that most affected them as part of the audience. This week we spotlight the choices of Luba Mason, who can currently be seen in Theater for the New City's Nicholas Nickleby, A New Musical.



PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: If/Then and Once on This Island Star Jerry Dixon

PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: If/Then and Once on This Island Star Jerry Dixon Jerry Dixon, who returns to Broadway in the new musical If/Then, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire.

PLAYBILL POLL: In What Role Should Tony Winner Kristin Chenoweth Return to Broadway? Readers Respond

PLAYBILL POLL: In What Role Should Tony Winner Kristin Chenoweth Return to Broadway? Readers Respond Kristin Chenoweth recently announced on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" that she will be returning to Broadway. This statement made us think: What role would we like to see her play?

Star Quality: Broadway's Best Belting

Star Quality: Broadway's Best Belting Playbill.com correspondent Ben Rimalower offers a collection of the best belting performances by Broadway leading ladies.

ON THE RECORD: A Gentleman's Guide, Les MisÚrables, Billy Porter and More

ON THE RECORD: A Gentleman's Guide, Les MisÚrables, Billy Porter and More This week's column discusses the cast recordings of A Gentleman's Guide, Les Misérables, Murder for Two, Privates on Parade and Billy Porter's solo CD "Billy's Back on Broadway," as well as Christine Ebersole's "Strings Attached."

From Playwrights Horizons to Broadway: A History of the Musical Violet

From Playwrights Horizons to Broadway: A History of the Musical Violet Playbill.com offers a look at the history of the musical Violet, which opens on Broadway April 20.

ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Spring Breakdown and Tales from Tahiti

 ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Spring Breakdown and Tales from Tahiti  A week in the life of actor, radio and TV host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky.

Living La Vida LaChanze: Tony and Emmy Winner Talks Broadway Return in If/Then

Living La Vida LaChanze: Tony and Emmy Winner Talks Broadway Return in If/Then Award-winning actress LaChanze talks with Playbill.com about returning to the Broadway stage for the first time in almost ten years in the new musical If/Then.


ADV: The Farm Theater Training Camp 2014

The Farm Theater

Columbia University Film Festival 2014: Staged Reading

Dustin Presley Casting

Hair - Los Angeles ECC/EPA Singers

Hollywood Bowl

Oregon Shakespeare Festival-P/R Req LA Appointment

Oregon Shakespeare Festival



The Verdict: Critics Review Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Starring Neil Patrick Harris

The Verdict: Critics Review Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Starring Neil Patrick Harris

Stage Adaptation of "The Last Testament: A Memoir By God" Heading to Broadway

Stage Adaptation of "The Last Testament: A Memoir By God" Heading to Broadway

PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Robin De Jesus, Teal Wicks, Natalie Weiss and Putting the Pieces Together Cast Pick Inspirational Songs

PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Robin De Jesus, Teal Wicks, Natalie Weiss and Putting the Pieces Together Cast Pick Inspirational Songs

Brush Up Your Shakespeare: Ten Broadway Musicals Inspired By The Bard's Plays

Brush Up Your Shakespeare: Ten Broadway Musicals Inspired By The Bard's Plays

Judith Light and Christopher Sieber Announce Drama League Awards Nominations April 23

Judith Light and Christopher Sieber Announce Drama League Awards Nominations April 23

Schools of the Stars: Where Casa Valentina Cast and Creators Went to College

Schools of the Stars: Where Casa Valentina Cast and Creators Went to College

Book of Mormon Tour Is Top Earner in Easter Bonnet Competition; Event Raises a Record $4.53 Million

Book of Mormon Tour Is Top Earner in Easter Bonnet Competition; Event Raises a Record $4.53 Million

Emma Hunton Defies Gravity in North American Tour of Wicked, Starting April 23

Emma Hunton Defies Gravity in North American Tour of Wicked, Starting April 23

64th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominations Announced; A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder Leads the Pack

64th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominations Announced; A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder Leads the Pack

PHOTO CALL: A Sneak Peek at Upcoming "Glee" Episodes, "Opening Night" and "Back-Up Plan," With Shirley MacLaine

PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: The Velocity of Autumn — Spunk, Spark and Boom!

PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: The Velocity of Autumn — Spunk, Spark and Boom!

Romantic Drama Sea Marks, Starring Patrick Fitzgerald and Tony Nominee Xanthe Elbrick, Begins April 23 at Irish Rep

Romantic Drama Sea Marks, Starring Patrick Fitzgerald and Tony Nominee Xanthe Elbrick, Begins April 23 at Irish Rep

New York Premiere of The Few, Featuring Gideon Glick, Michael Laurence and Tasha Lawrence, Begins April 23

New York Premiere of The Few, Featuring Gideon Glick, Michael Laurence and Tasha Lawrence, Begins April 23

Laura Osnes, Sam Underwood, Max Crumm, Amy Spanger and More Celebrate Shakespeare at April 23 Like You Like It Concert

Laura Osnes, Sam Underwood, Max Crumm, Amy Spanger and More Celebrate Shakespeare at April 23 Like You Like It Concert

PHOTO CALL: Lauren Molina and Steel Burkhardt Star in Regional Premiere of Murder Ballad

Broadway Box-Office Analysis, April 14-20: If/Then, Lady Day and More Boast Almost-Full Audiences

Broadway Box-Office Analysis, April 14-20: If/Then, Lady Day and More Boast Almost-Full Audiences

Drama League Presents Rocky Composers Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty in Up Close Series April 23

Drama League Presents Rocky Composers Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty in Up Close Series April 23

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