November 27, 2015

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Broadway-Aimed Judy Garland Musical Starts World Premiere; See Poster Art!
27 Nov 2015
Ruby Rakos, who appeared in the ensemble of Broadway’s Billy Elliot, plays the role of Judy Garland in what's being billed as the developmental world premiere of the new musical Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz, beginning previews Nov. 27 at Flat Rock Playhouse in North Carolina.

Playbill Vault's Today In Theatre History: November 27
27 Nov 2015
1906 Anna Held is The Parisian Model who inherits money mysteriously. Harry B. Smith provides the book and lyrics to Max Hoffman's score. While the show is directed by Julian Mitchell, the production numbers are under the "personal direction" of Florenz Ziegfeld.

Broadway-Bound Singin' in the Rain Opens in Paris
27 Nov 2015 -- New York will get a chance to express its solidarity with the French people in person next year when the Théâtre du Châtelet sends its revival of Singin' in the Rain to Broadway. That revival opens a second run in Paris Nov. 27.

"Diana Ross Sings Songs from The Wiz" Released Today
27 Nov 2015 -- "Diana Ross Sings Songs from The Wiz," which was originally scheduled for release in 1979 — following the 1978 film "The Wiz," which cast Ross as Dorothy — is available for purchase beginning Nov. 27.

8 Rules Every Theatre Person Must Follow — Do You Know All of Them? (27 Nov 2015)

Eddie Redmayne Transforms Into Transgender Pioneer in "Danish Girl," Opening Today (27 Nov 2015)

From "White Christmas" to The Muppets and "Rent," 19 Holiday Movies You Can't Miss (Video) (27 Nov 2015)

5 Things You Never Knew About The Wiz But Should (27 Nov 2015)

Martin Sheen Makes "Impossible Dream" Come True, Starring in Man of La Mancha (27 Nov 2015)

Latest Ham4Ham Features "The Greatest Alexander Who's Not Hamilton" (26 Nov 2015)

Pics! First Look at Tony Winner John Cullum in A Child's Christmas in Wales (26 Nov 2015)

Exclusive! Read Excerpt From Actor Friend's Book "#GRATEFUL" Where You Host Broadway Flea Market Auction (26 Nov 2015)

Playbill Vault's Today In Theatre History: November 26 (26 Nov 2015)

Praise and Thanksgiving (and Belting)! Listen to Playbill's Turkey Day Playlist (26 Nov 2015)

From Wicked to Newsies, Lea Michele and More: Decades of Broadway Performances from Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (Video) (26 Nov 2015)

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