PLAYBILL PICKS: The Top Theatre Stories of 2012; "Smash," "Les Miz," Theatre Renovations, Rebecca and More

By Robert Simonson
23 Dec 2012

Theatre companies unveiled new and improved homes, Rebecca collapsed, TV gave us a backstage drama, Les Miz hit the big screen, a hurricane bruised New York City. Read our recap of the major headlines of 2012.



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It was an interesting theatre year, 2012 was. One in which some of the biggest theatre news happened on screens, both big and small. A year when the machinations going on behind the scenes were sometimes more dramatic than what was happening on stage. A year when many of the big stage stories were about venues in which shows happen. Playbill.com staffers put their heads together and looked back at the events of 2012 to choose significant events, people and trends that made headlines.

Read the earlier roundup of Playbill contributors' favorite individual memories of the 2012 year in theatre.  Read Diva Talk columnist Andrew Gans' picks for The Best of 2012.

And, now, Playbill Picks the Top Theatre Stories of 2012:

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