October 24, 2014

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PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Cast of Rock N' Roll Debauchery's: Freak Show Pick Favorite Halloween Songs

Rock N' Roll Debauchery's: Freak Show is presented Oct. 24 at the new 42West; members of the cast and creative team pick favorite Halloween songs.

Anna Kendrick Dishes on "Into the Woods" Changes and a Gender-Reversed Role That'd Get Her Back to Broadway

Tony and Academy Award nominee Anna Kendrick trades in the plastic cup for slippers as pure as gold in the anticipated adaptation of Into the Woods.

THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: The Lion King Star Alton Fitzgerald White Shares His Theatregoing Experiences

Members of the theatre community share the Broadway performances that most affected them as part of the audience.

Playbill's New Advice Column Shares the Secret to Becoming the Next Mindy Kaling or Idina Menzel

Playbill.com's "Hey, Johnny!" theatrical advice column is back this week with responses for two of our readers on how to stand out from the crowd.

CUE & A: London's Miss Saigon Star Jon Jon Briones on Sammy Davis Jr., "Field of Dreams" and Two Decades as The Engineer

Jon Jon Briones, who stars as The Engineer in the new West End production of Miss Saigon, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire.

"The Art of the Possible": Directors Who Changed the Game for Broadway Musicals

Playbill correspondent Ben Rimalower offers a collection of some of the most influential and accomplished directors on Broadway.

PLAYBILL POLL: In What Role Would You Like to See Ariana Grande Return to Broadway?

After Gloria Estefan revealed Ariana Grande was among her picks to portray her in On Your Feet, Playbill.com wondered: What role would you like to see Grande play on Broadway?

THE DVD SHELF: "The Normal Heart" Finally Comes to the Screen, Revisiting the "Wonder Years" and Some of Steven Spielberg's Best

This month's column looks at the Emmy Award-winning HBO version of Larry Kramer's "The Normal Heart," the first-ever complete release of the well-remembered sitcom "The Wonder Years" and more.

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Jim Parsons Will Be Buddy in NBC's "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas," Based on the Film and Broadway Musical

STAGE PORTRAIT: Cynthia Nixon, Josh Hamilton, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Ewan McGregor in The Real Thing

26th Annual Gypsy of the Year Competition Will Play the New Amsterdam

PHOTO ARCHIVE: From Mail to La Mancha to Much Ado, Celebrating Tony Award Winner Brian Stokes Mitchell

Complete Casting Announced for Cats at London Palladium

PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: The Backstage Adventures of "Untold Stories" Author Jennifer Ashley Tepper

"Kicking and Screaming," Vincent Kartheiser Finds His Funny Side in Billy and Ray

Release Date Set for Two-Disc, Deluxe-Edition "Into the Woods" Soundtrack

Allison Williams "Not Scared" to Perform Peter Pan "Live!"

Ariana Grande Will Be Part of CBS' "A Very Grammy Christmas"

The Verdict: Critics Review Disgraced With Hari Dhillon and Josh Radnor

"Anything Goes": Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga Duet on "Great Performances" Tonight

PHOTO CALL: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Disgraced, With Hari Dhillon and Josh Radnor, Opens on Broadway; Red Carpet Arrivals, Curtain Call and Cast Party

Keira Knightley Will Make Broadway Debut in Thérèse Raquin, Tale of Love, Lust, Betrayal and Guilt

"Into the Woods" Scoop: Costume Inspirations, Creating the Forest and Streep Singing Sondheim

Stagedoor Manor Will Celebrate 40th Anniversary With "World Wide Reunion," Benefiting The Actors Fund

Watch In-Depth Preview of "Into the Woods," Featuring Meryl Streep's "Stay With Me," the Enchanted Forest and More (Video)

Further Casting Announced for West End Premiere of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

First Date Writers Will Pen "Phantom of the Opera" Series for ABC and Are at Work on "17 Again" Musical

Angela Lansbury Remembers Creating Sweeney Todd's Mrs. Lovett; TCM Will Air Musical Oct. 25

PHOTO CALL: Magazine Feature Reveals Concept Art, Costume Sketches and New Pics from "Into the Woods"

New "Annie" Movie Soundtrack, Featuring Sia, Sets Release Date; Tracks Announced

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