August 29, 2015

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Broadway Community Shares Support Over Tragic Death of Young Les Misérables Star Kyle Jean-Baptiste
29 Aug 2015
Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the actor who made history July 23 when he went on as Jean Valjean in the Broadway revival of Les Misérables at just 21 years old, died Aug. 28.

History-Making Jean Valjean Kyle Jean-Baptiste Dies at 21
29 Aug 2015
Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the promising young actor who made history July 23 when he went on as Jean Valjean in the Broadway revival of Les Misérables at just 21 years old, died Aug. 28.



Photo Special: Happy Birthday to Stage Veteran Elliott Gould
29 Aug 2015 -- Elliott Gould, who will be featured in the upcoming film "The History of Love", celebrates his birthday August 29. Playbill.com takes a look at his stage career. Happy birthday, Elliott!

Playbill Video Week in Review: Spring Awakening First Look, Something Rotten! Does Dorm-Style Dining, Newsies Reunion Concert!
29 Aug 2015 -- Playbill was out and about as the cast of Spring Awakening previewed songs from the upcoming Broadway production and backstage at Something Rotten! with Brad Oscar and Brooks Ashmanskas in their college dorm-style dressing room. It Shoulda Been You was in the studio for a cast recording session and cast members of Broadway's Newsies reunited for 54 Below concerts. See all of this week's videos below.

Amélie Musical, With "Les Miz" Film Star Samantha Barks, Debuts Tonight (29 Aug 2015)

Sisterhood On Set and No Make Up: "Orange is the New Black" Stars On the Perks of Playing In Prison (29 Aug 2015)

Fall Broadway Preview: Prepare for One of Broadway's Most Diverse Seasons Yet (29 Aug 2015)

Photo Call: TV Icon Barbara Eden Visits the Cast of Ruthless! (28 Aug 2015)

Broadway's Phantom of the Opera Will Welcome Two New Leading Players (28 Aug 2015)

"It's a Relief and an Honor": One of the Real-Life Inmates On Parole Opens Up at Whorl Inside a Loop Premiere (28 Aug 2015)

Is Pulitzer Winner Lynn Nottage's Sweat Bound for NYC? (28 Aug 2015)

7 Math Problems Only Musical Theatre People Can Solve! How Many Can You Do? (28 Aug 2015)

In Case You Missed It: Bruce Willis Snubs Woody Allen for Broadway (28 Aug 2015)

Idina Menzel Will Be Heard on Popular PBS Series (28 Aug 2015)

Technical Delay Snares First Preview of Amelie Musical (28 Aug 2015)

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