April 01, 2015

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Renée Fleming
T. Charles Erickson
 



Meet Three Women Behind the New Musicals on Broadway

Susan Stroman, Diane Paulus and Kathleen Marshall have moved to the front ranks of go-to directors for big Broadway musicals, but female composers have been less present on the scene. Until now.

Playbill Picks! Dream Miscastings We'd Like To See on the Great White Way

In celebration of MCC Theater's annual Miscast gala March 30, members of Playbill.com's editorial staff picked their dream miscasts.

They Will Never Leave You! Essential Female Duets for Broadway

From Side Show to Wicked, from loving affirmations of friendship to backbiting and backhanded comments, duets between two women have long served as showstoppers in musicals.

Playbill Poll: In What Role Would Readers Dream Cast Tina Fey?

With the news that development of Tina Fey's "Mean Girls" musical is progressing, Playbill.com took to social media to see in which roles readers would dream cast the multi-talented comedienne. 

A Woman's World: "Ambition, Adventure and Exploration" Brings Fun Home to Broadway… And Defies the Odds

Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron share how their own families influenced the writing of Fun Home.

Diva Talk: Kelli O'Hara On The King and I, The Real Anna, "Peter Pan Live" and Motherhood

News, views and reviews about the multi-talented women of the musical theatre and the concert/cabaret stage.

10 Times "Mad Men" Met Broadway: What Happened And What Could've Happened

As the final episodes of "Mad Men" approach, Jennifer Tepper looks at the hit drama's frequent references to the theatre scene in 1960s New York.

Antoinette Perry, Lorraine Hansberry and More! 11 Game-Changing Women in Theatre You Should Know

Playbill.com spotlights 11 women whose work had an enormous impact on the world of theatre.


Gypsy/West Side Story - NYC Principal Dancer Call

Studio Tenn Theatre Company

Amelie - NYC Appointments

Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Spring Friedman Theatre and Summer Archival Intern

Manhattan Theatre Club

Intern / Production Assistant for Midtown Theatre Producers

Tilted Windmills Theatricals



Good Luck, Bombshell Fans – Producers Say There Will Be No Encore Performance

See the Spot Where the Title Song of Oklahoma! Was Written and a Legendary Sondheim Song Was Born

Central London Fire Causes Cancellation of Some West End Shows

Anna Kendrick and Zac Efron Are Wedding-Bound in New Comedy

Watch Vanessa Hudgens Perform Gigi Song on "Live With Kelly and Michael"

Photo Call: See the Haunting First Pics of Chita Rivera and Cast in Broadway's The Visit

Holland Taylor Plans to Reprise (and Film) Her Solo Play Ann

"He's Got Real, Crippling Social Anxiety," Says Ben Platt On His Next Role By Dogfight Creators

Wicked's Lindsay Mendez Joins Cast of Joshua Harmon World Premiere

New Opening Date for Anne Hathaway and Julie Taymor's Grounded

Photo Call: Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff, Miriam Shor and Debi Mazar Are All Glamour at the "Younger" Premiere; Check Out the Red Carpet!

3C Playwright David Adjmi Wins "Three's Company" Court Case

The Honeymoon Is Over! Broadway's Honeymoon in Vegas, Starring Tony Danza, To Close

Last Chance: What's Closing This Week

Photo Call: Christian Dante White's "Broadway Legacy" Offers These Stunning Portraits Celebrating African American Men of the Theatre

Stops Announced for Bullets Over Broadway Tour

Nighy in Navy: Skylight Star Bill Nighy on Broadway and Blue Suits

Mia Michaels Will Choreograph Sara Bareilles Musical Waitress

Which Former Cinderellas Sang "Agony," and What Hunk Belted "Don't Rain On My Parade"? Details from Miscast!

The Verdict: Critics Review Sutton Foster's New TV Series "Younger"

Possessed Cars, Killer Clowns and More: 6 Stephen King Books That Should Be Musicals

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