CELEBRITY BUZZ: Sam Mendes on Cabaret, Aladdin Coverage, Neil Patrick Harris as Hedwig, "Glee" Recap and More

By Jared Clough
22 Mar 2014

Check out the latest celebrity interviews, features, news and multimedia from Playbill.com this week.



Oscar-Winning Director Sam Mendes Re-Enters the Dark and Intimate Kit Kat Klub With Broadway's Cabaret

PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Members of Team StarKid Pick Their Favorite Songs by Disney Villains

"Home" Runs on Broadway: Theatres That Housed Long-Running Hits

Beyond the Barricades: Les Misérables' Thénardier and Madame Thénardier
View our tour of actresses who previously stood behind the barricades as Thénardier and Madame Thénardier.

Beyond the Barricades: Les Misérables' Marius and Cosette
View our tour of actresses who previously stood behind the barricades as Marius and Cosette.

WATCH: Stephanie J. Block and Andrew Rannells Join New York Pops On Broadway

PHOTO: Toni Braxton and Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds Take First Bow in Broadway's After Midnight

DIVA TALK: Chatting With Beaches and A Chorus Line Star Mara Davi

The Verdict: Critics Review Disney's Aladdin on Broadway

PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: Rocky

PHOTO CALL: Disney's Aladdin Opens on Broadway; "Purple Carpet" Arrivals, Curtain Call and Cast Party

STAGE PORTRAIT: Aladdin's Adam Jacobs, James Monroe Iglehart and Courtney Reed

Stars Under Our Noses: Ten Broadway Leading Men Overdue for a Tony Nomination
Playbill.com correspondent Ben Rimalower offers a collection of ten Broadway leading men who are overdue for a Tony nomination.

PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: The Genie of Broadway's Aladdin, James Monroe Iglehart

Broadway Grosses: March 10-16

WATCH: Harvey Fierstein and the Cast of Casa Valentina are Ready to Dress for Broadway Success

PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: "It All Fades Away..." A Two-Show Day at Broadway's Bridges of Madison County With Caitlin Kinnunen

Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess Will Join Broadway Cast of The Phantom of the Opera

"Glee" Celebrates 100th Episode By Reuniting With Kristin Chenoweth, Gwyneth Paltrow, Dianna Agron and More
Playbill.com offers a recap of the 100th episode of Ryan Murphy's hit TV show "Glee."

THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Book of Mormon Star Ron Bohmer Shares His Theatregoing Experiences

PHOTO: Neil Patrick Harris, Stephen Trask and Lena Hall Rock With Tits of Clay (aka The Angry Inch) at Downtown's Mercury Lounge

PLAYBILL POLL: Who Should Star in Upcoming Musical Adaptation of "Pretty Woman"? Readers Respond
It was reported earlier this week that a musical version of "Pretty Woman," which premiered in 1990 starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, is in the works. We asked our readers: What actress should star in Roberts' role of Vivian Ward in this Cinderella story with a twist?

Grammy Winner Fantasia Barrino Will Return to Broadway's After Midnight

Strong Damsels in Grimm Times - Nina Arianda and Kathleen Chalfant on David Grimm's Tales From Red Vienna
Tony Award winner Nina Arianda and Tony Award nominee Kathleen Chalfant discuss playing women who are determined to survive in David Grimm's new play Tales From Red Vienna.

New Rockettes Show Heart and Lights, Written by Doug Wright, Postponed to 2015

Brother Act: Brandon J. and Jason Dirden Take the Stage in All The Way and A Raisin in the Sun
Brothers and Broadway actors Brandon J. Dirden and Jason Dirden talk with Playbill.com about collaborating onstage and off throughout their careers.

PHOTO: Randy Harrison, Morgan James, Jason Michael Snow, Courtney Balan and Nancy Anderson Heat Up 54 Below With The Skivvies

WATCH: OBSESSED!: Howard McGillin and the Dynamics of Drood

Tony Rulings: Five Shows Discussed, Including Beautiful and Outside Mullingar

PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: Rocky — Ringside at the Winter Garden
Playbill.com offers a behind-the-scenes look at opening night of the new musical Rocky, adapted from the award-winning film series.

STAGE VIEWS: Kinky Boots Star Cortney Wolfson
Playbill.com's series features actors commenting on their recent theatregoing experiences, what productions they're looking forward to and more.

ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Remembering My High School Musical and A Surprise Birthday Cabaret
A week in the life of actor, radio and TV host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky.

PLAYBILL.COM'S THEATRE WEEK IN REVIEW, March 15-21: Aladdin Flies Onto Broadway and Vampires Will Dance Again

Broadway Rush, Lottery and Standing Room Only Policies

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