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Broadway's Cort Theatre to Receive Major Renovation and Expansion
By Logan Culwell-Block | 03/01/2021
The addition will add accessible bathrooms and a rehearsal space to one of Broadway's more intimate theatres.
Listen to Selections From the 5 Plays Tony-Nominated for Best Original Score
By Ryan McPhee | 03/01/2021
In a Tony Awards first, a play will win the category at the 74th annual ceremony.
Celebrate Tony Winner Lindsay Mendez With a Look at Her Theatre Highlights
By Marc J. Franklin | 03/01/2021
celebrates her birthday March 1.
From Dot to Dolly: Revisiting the Stage Work of Bernadette Peters
By Playbill Staff | 02/28/2021
The Tony-winning actor celebrates her birthday February 28.
Look Back at Elizabeth Taylor on Broadway
By Playbill Staff | 02/27/2021
The Academy Award-winning movie star and icon was born February 27, 1932.
Thoughts of a Colored Man
Lands Broadway Theatre
By Dan Meyer | 02/26/2021
Steve H. Broadnax III will direct the play by Keenan Scott II.
Look Back at the Original Broadway Production of
A Little Night Music
By Playbill Staff | 02/25/2021
The Stephen Sondheim musical opened at the Shubert Theatre February 25, 1973.
to Get Funko Pop Collection of Vinyl Figurines
By Logan Culwell-Block | 02/24/2021
The release includes traditional four-inch figures and keychains of characters from the Pulitzer- and Tony-winning musical.
Broadway Community Project
Inside the Broadway Community Project: Meet Ben Cohn, Waving From the Orchestra at
Dear Evan Hansen
By Ryan McPhee | 02/23/2021
Learn about music directing and conducting from the
Dear Evan Hansen
New Cultural Learning Program Will Feature Filmed Excerpts From Broadway
Slave Play, Jagged Little Pill
By Logan Culwell-Block | 02/22/2021
Arts Action Sessions will pair filmed scenes with guided discussions and creative exercises to explore the real-world implications of the Tony-nominated works.
How Cody Renard Richard Became One of Broadway’s Brightest Stars From Backstage
By Marc J. Franklin | 02/22/2021
In the same year theatres shutdown, his profile skyrocketed. After nearly a decade on Broadway, the stage manager is not just working in theatre—he’s shaping it for the better.
Once On This Island:
Celebrate Lea Salonga on Stage
By Playbill Staff | 02/22/2021
The Tony Award winner celebrates her birthday February 22.
In the Heights
: Look Back at Andréa Burns Onstage
By Playbill Staff | 02/21/2021
On Your Feet!
star celebrates her birthday February 21.
Celebrate Tony Winner Jessie Mueller With A Look Back at Her Career Onstage
By Playbill Staff | 02/20/2021
star celebrates her birthday February 20.
Keenan Scott II to Perform Excerpts of
Thoughts of a Colored Man
Ahead of Broadway Bow
By Dan Meyer | 02/18/2021
The virtual event is part of the production's new audience development initiative, "Black Inspiration."
Celebrate 49 Years of
With a Look Back at the Original Broadway Production and Beyond
By Playbill Staff | 02/14/2021
The original Broadway production opened at the Majestic Theatre February 14, 1972.
Can You Name the Broadway Voices Behind These Animated Characters?
By Playbill Staff | 02/12/2021
Test your Broadway knowledge.
Amber Ruffin to Co-Write Broadway-Aimed
Some Like It Hot
By Ryan McPhee | 02/10/2021
The late-night favorite and Matthew López will collaborate on the book, reimagining Sugar, played by Marilyn Monroe in the MGM film, as Black.
18 Popular Musicals That Have Never Been Revived on Broadway
By Playbill Staff |
, revisit these beloved shows that have yet to return to the Main Stem.
Streams on BroadwayHD Starting February 8
By Andrew Gans | 02/08/2021
The production, known for its climactic blizzard, was also Tony-nominated for Best Special Theatrical Event.
Take a Look at Darren Criss’ Theatre Highlights on His Birthday
By Playbill Staff | 02/05/2021
star celebrates his birthday February 5.
Celebrate Harold Prince With a Look at 41 Shows He Brought to Broadway
By Playbill Staff | 01/30/2021
In honor of the late director/producer's birthday January 30, we take a look back at some of the iconic shows he helped to create.
Tony Awards Voting Will Begin in March, Though Still No Date for Ceremony
By Ryan McPhee | 01/29/2021
Nominations were announced in October; the annual event, typically held in June, was postponed due to the pandemic.
Honoring Cicely Tyson With a Look Back at Her Stage Highlights
By Marc J. Franklin | 01/29/2021
The Tony-winning star, known for her distinguished stage and film career, died January 28.
Look Back at
on Broadway Starring Gwen Verdon
By Playbill Staff | 01/29/2021
The original Broadway production opened January 29, 1966, at the Palace Theatre.
Catch Kelli O'Hara, Victoria Clark, and Matthew Morrison in a
The Light in the Piazza
Reunion January 28
By Ryan McPhee | 01/28/2021
The streaming event is part of Lincoln Center Theater's Spotlight Series.
Calling All Broadway Devotees: Join a Guinness World Record Attempt by Singing
The Greatest Showman
By Dan Meyer | 01/28/2021
Fans and stars from around the world will record themselves singing “From Now On.”
Adrienne Warren Teams Up With Darkness Rising Project for Broadway Performers’ Mental Health Assistance Program
By Dan Meyer | 01/27/2021
Girl From the North Country
and other shows will contribute funds to cover therapy.
A Look at All the Masked Men and Christines in
By Playbill Staff | 01/26/2021
The history-making musical celebrates its 33rd anniversary on Broadway January 26.
Look Back at Past Productions of
By Playbill Staff | 01/22/2021
The original Broadway production opened at the Martin Beck Theatre January 22, 1953.
Look Back at Brian Stokes Mitchell, Audra McDonald, Marin Mazzie, and More in
By Playbill Staff | 01/18/2021
The original production opened on Broadway at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts January 18, 1998.
Celebrate Stage and Screen Star Lin-Manuel Miranda With a Look at His Career Highlights
By Playbill Staff | 01/16/2021
The Tony, Pulitzer, Grammy, and Emmy winner and
celebrates his birthday January 16.
Anaïs Mitchell, Aleshea Harris, and Over 100 More Theatre Writers Call on Biden-Harris Administration for Arts Support
By Dan Meyer, Ryan McPhee, Marc J. Franklin | 01/14/2021
Playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists have joined a letter campaign advocating for the creation of a Department of the Arts and substantial COVID-19 relief for artists.
Jagged Little Pill,
Score 2021 Artios Awards Nominations
By Dan Meyer | 01/14/2021
The honors celebrate casting directors in theatre, film, and television.
Look Back at Gwen Verdon on the Stage
By Playbill Staff | 01/13/2021
The film and screen star was born January 13, 1925.
18 Musicals That Began as Plays
By Playbill Staff | 01/12/2021
Get to know the plays behind shows like
Hello, Dolly!, 110 in the Shade, Kiss Me Kate,
Film & TV News
Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan Working on
By Dan Meyer | 01/12/2021
The pair’s take on George Orwell’s dystopian novel debuted on Broadway in 2017.
Heading to Broadway
By Andrew Gans | 01/11/2021
Ruben Santiago-Hudson will direct the Manhattan Theatre Club production; the company has also tapped Joshua Harmon for an Off-Broadway world premiere.
Look Back at the Stage Highlights of Max von Essen
By Playbill Staff | 01/11/2021
The Tony nominee celebrates his birthday January 11.
Theatres Could Be Safe to Open in Fall 2021, According to Dr. Fauci
By Andrew Gans | 01/10/2021
The infectious disease expert's prediction depends on the rollout of the vaccine and venues ensuring proper ventilation.
Look Back at Sierra Boggess, Tituss Burgess, Sherie Rene Scott, and More in
The Little Mermaid
By Playbill Staff | 01/10/2021
The musical celebrates its anniversary January 10.
Musical Has Closed Amid Continued Coronavirus Shutdown
By Andrew Gans | 01/07/2021
The Tony-nominated musical, based on the Tina Fey comedy, played its final performance in March 2020.
Celebrate More Than 45 Years of
By Playbill Staff | 01/05/2021
The original production, starring Stephanie Mills, opened January 5, 1975 at the Majestic Theatre.
Check Out Photos of Tituss Burgess, Andrew Barth Feldman, Ashley Park, and More in
Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical
By Playbill Staff | 01/04/2021
The musical presentation, a benefit for The Actor’s Fund, premiered January 1.
The Addams Family
: Celebrating Bebe Neuwirth on the Stage
By Playbill Staff | 12/31/2020
The two-time Tony Award winner celebrates her birthday December 31.
The Top Theatre Stories of 2020, From Zoom to Zazz
By Playbill Staff | 12/31/2020
An extended intermission. An overdue reckoning. A lot of gridded stages.
Broadway Gets Creative With New Small Businesses
By Dan Meyer | 12/30/2020
Hannah Corneau, Robbie Fairchild, and Jacqueline B. Arnold are among the stars expanding their creativity beyond the stage in the COVID-era.
Look Back at More Than 70 Years of
Kiss Me, Kate
By Marc J. Franklin | 12/30/2020
The original production of the classic musical opened at the New Century Theatre December 30, 1948.
Celebrate Tony Award Winner Denzel Washington on the Stage
By Playbill Staff | 12/28/2020
The Tony and Oscar winner was born December 28.
A Look Back at the Original Broadway Production of
By Marc J. Franklin | 12/27/2020
Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kern’s musical adaptation of the Edna Ferber novel opened at the Ziegfeld Theatre December 27, 1927.
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