March 03, 2015

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Defying the Odds, Living With Cancer and Loving Broadway With My Daughter: A Reader's Story
03 Mar 2015
On the heels of Broadway actress Krysta Rodriguez's announcement that she was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 30, a Playbill reader shares his story about living with lung cancer and the healing power of theatre.

An Octoroon, Just as Popular in Brooklyn, Extends Again
03 Mar 2015
Theatre for a New Audience has announced that due to popular demand, performances of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' widely acclaimed play An Octoroon will be extended. Originally scheduled to close March 8, performances will now run through March 29.

PHOTO SPECIAL: From Mary to Julie to Florence to Carrie, These Are a Few of Our Favorite Marias
03 Mar 2015 -- The beloved film adaptation of The Sound of Music celebrated its 50th anniversary March 2! Here are some of our favorite Marias.

Tony Yazbeck Set to Dance and Sing in Solo Show at 54 Below
03 Mar 2015 -- Tony Yazbeck, star of the acclaimed Broadway revival of On the Town will return to 54 Below for a solo show called The Floor Above Me, an evening of tenor melodies and tap dancing.

Julia Murney Will Join "Dexter" and "The Following" Star Sam Underwood in Solo Debut Concert (03 Mar 2015)

"Downton Abbey" Producers Deny Maggie Smith Departing Series (03 Mar 2015)

The Verdict: Read Reviews of The Mystery of Love and Sex (03 Mar 2015)

Juliette Binoche Antigone on Kennedy Center Season; Randy Graff, John Lloyd Young, Terri White, Too (03 Mar 2015)

Tony Nominee Amy Morton to Helm Premiere of Atlantic's Guards at the Taj (03 Mar 2015)

Mary-Louise Parker to Return to New York Stage in Simon Stephens Premiere (03 Mar 2015)

"Girls" Star Will Join Marin Mazzie for Reading of Misalliance (03 Mar 2015)

Broadway in Chicago Plans Gentleman’s Guide, If/Then Plus Other Recent Hits (03 Mar 2015)

PHOTO ARCHIVE: From Colm to Karimloo, Looking Back at Nearly 30 Years of Les Misérables Stars! (03 Mar 2015)

Oprah Winfrey Nixes Broadway Revival of "Too Depressing" 'night, Mother (03 Mar 2015)

Actors' Equity Responds to L.A. Actors and Critics Infuriated by Proposal for More Pay (03 Mar 2015)

PHOTO CALL: The Dame Gets Her Due as Kelli O'Hara, Santino Fontana, Laura Benanti, Alan Cumming and Laura Osnes Serenade Helen Mirren (03 Mar 2015)

New Charles Mee Premiere Searches for Love at a Blow-Out Party Downtown (03 Mar 2015)

5 Videos Celebrating 50 Years of The Sound of Music (03 Mar 2015)

Stars of Broadway Will Sing New York: Songs of the City at Town Hall (03 Mar 2015)

PHOTO CALL: Jennifer Garner, Jane Krakowski, Laura Osnes, Joshua Henry and Dozens More Walk the Roundabout Gala Red Carpet (03 Mar 2015)

Before He Was Matthew Morrison, He Was Choreographer Mia Michaels' Star Pupil: "Matty Fresh" (03 Mar 2015)

Veteran Broadway Costumers Honored With 2015 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards (03 Mar 2015)

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Star Tapped for New ABC Drama Series (03 Mar 2015)

Liz Callaway, Ryan Silverman and Beth Leavel Will Sing West Side Story, Gypsy and More at Town Hall (03 Mar 2015)

Jane Lynch Will Be an "Angel From Hell" (03 Mar 2015)

Hugh Jackman Will Record Your Voicemail Message to Support Women in Theatre (03 Mar 2015)

Jeremy Jordan Lands Role on CBS' "Supergirl" (03 Mar 2015)

With Sellout Crowds and Broadway on the Horizon, Hamilton Unveils Revolutionary New Logo (03 Mar 2015)

Lea Salonga in Negotiations for New Broadway Musical Allegiance (03 Mar 2015)

Dirty Dancing Tour Welcomes a New "Baby" Tonight (03 Mar 2015)

Is Sara Bareilles' Waitress Musical Heading to Broadway? (03 Mar 2015)

Kevin Spacey Goes from "House of Cards" to Clarence Darrow (03 Mar 2015)

Jason Robert Brown Will Join Honeymoon Stars at 92nd Street Y Event (03 Mar 2015)

Constellations Will Tour the U.K. (03 Mar 2015)

Casting Announced for U.K. Premiere of Simon Stephens' Carmen Disruption (03 Mar 2015)

Casting Now Complete for London Coliseum Sweeney Todd, Starring Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel (03 Mar 2015)

Porchlight Revisits City of Angels Tonight (03 Mar 2015)

Kristin Chenoweth Reunited With Her On the Twentieth Century Leading Man Tonight (03 Mar 2015)

John Tartaglia Stars in Barbra Streisand-Themed Buyer & Cellar, Beginning Tonight (03 Mar 2015)

"Smash" Stars Jeremy Jordan, Krysta Rodriguez and Andy Mientus Reunite Tonight at 54 Below (03 Mar 2015)

Spring Awakening Star Crowned New King of Hamilton Tonight (03 Mar 2015)

Two-Disc Cast Album of On the Town Gets Digital Release Today (03 Mar 2015)

Schedule of Upcoming Movie Musical Adaptations (03 Mar 2015)

New Fantine, Marius, Eponine, Enjolras and Thenardiers Storm Broadway's Les Misérables (03 Mar 2015)

PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: MARCH 3 (03 Mar 2015)

Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Goes to Drama About Family Weathering Croatian Political Turmoil (02 Mar 2015)

ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: When Hal Prince Says, "Um...You Can Go," You Don't Think You Got the Part, Right? (02 Mar 2015)

Start Your Week On Broadway! Our Monday Night Discount Tix Guide (02 Mar 2015)

"Newsies" Will Meet the Newsies at Special Movie Screening, Uniting Stars from Stage and Screen (02 Mar 2015)

Broadway Box-Office Analysis, Feb. 23-March 1: Despite the Cold, The Audience Draws a Royal Crowd (02 Mar 2015)

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