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Highlights: Profiles

 
The Secret to Tony Winner and Emmy Nominee Steven Levenson's Success? Agility

People are beginning to learn the name Steven Levenson. In the past two-and-a-half years alone, Levenson marked the Broadway bow of his first musical Dear Evan Hansen and won a Tony Award, premiered his play If I Forget, debuted his play Days of Rage, wrote Fosse/Verdon .... (Read More)

How Casey Nicholaw Became the King of Musical Comedy

When you think of musical comedy today, one director comes to mind: Casey Nicholaw.  

Jordan Donica is Broadway's Modern Gentleman

The 24-year-old actor is redefining the role of the romantic lead onstage and off.

Why Jordan Roth's #MakingMondays Is the Coolest Party in Town

When I step off the elevator to the lower level of Jordan Roth’s West Village apartment building, I don’t know what to expect. I’m here for #MakingMondays. I’ve been told it’s a night of creativity, but I don’t know who the other guests are, what exactly we’ll all be creating, ...(Read More)

 
How Broadway's Most In-Demand Vocal Coach Keeps Ben Platt, Hugh Jackman, and More Healthy

Industry folk know: When it comes to the most demanding roles on Broadway, you don’t go to anyone but Liz. That’s why she counts Stephen Colbert, John Mulaney, Ana GasteyerJudith Light, Nikki M James, Ben Platt, Hugh Jackman, and Neil Patrick Harris among her clients. (Read More)

 

 

Highlights: Show-Specific

Why Gideon Glick Is the Secret Weapon of Broadway's To Kill a Mockingbird
 
Why Rachel Chavkin and Anaïs Mitchell Were Fated to Create Broadway's Hadestown Together
 
Aaron Sorkin On Adapting To Kill a Mockingbird, Falling In Love With Theatre, and The West Wing References Built Into His New Broadway Play
 
How ‘Laddish’ Scotsman James McArdle Disappears Into the Neurotic Jewish-American Gay Man of Angels in America
 
Tony Nominee Lauren Ambrose Finds Her Own Eliza Doolittle for My Fair Lady

 

Highlights: On Design

 
Behind the Epic, Tony-Nominated Beetlejuice Lighting Design
 
How Scenic Designer Rob Howell Captures the Emotions of The Ferryman in a Simple Irish Farmhouse Set
 
Turning Trash Into Fashion for a Re-Envisioned Once on This Island

 

Highlights: On Music and Choreography

 
Choreographer’s Cut: Ain’t Too Proud’s Sergio Trujillo Breaks Down The Temptations Number ‘Cloud Nine’
 
Watch Tony Nominees Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez Break Down Writing Frozen’s ‘Monster’
 
How Alan Menken and Howard Ashman Wrote Aladdin’s Epic ‘Friend Like Me’
 
Camille A. Brown Is an Unstoppable New Voice in Broadway Dance—Here’s Why

 

Editor Highlights

 
What Is the Difference Between Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway?
 
Inside Tech Rehearsal for SpongeBob SquarePants The Broadway Musical
 
How Musical Theatre Exposes the Truth About Mental Illness
 
How Much Does It Cost to Put on a Broadway Show?
 
Why Theatre Needs More Stories About Black Women Told By Black Women
 
What Makes Musical Theatre Feminist?

 

 

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2019 Tonys
 
The 2018 Tony Awards
 
The 2017 Tony Awards
 
Once On This Island Opening Night
 
The Band's Visit Opening Night
 
Bandstand Opening Night
 
Amélie Opening Night
 
Oslo Opening Night

 

 

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2020
 
The World-Famous Tabernacle Choir By the Numbers
December 12, 2020

What Does It Take to Pull Off the Gigantic Christmas With the Tabernacle Choir?
December 10, 2020
Tony Winner Kelli O’Hara and Tony Nominee Richard Thomas Take Us Inside the Making of Christmas With the Tabernacle Choir
December 7, 2020
Giving Tuesday 2021 Guide: 40+ Theatre-Related Charities Seeking Donations This Year
November 30, 2020
How a Life-Changing Road Trip Inspired Writing Duo Melissa Li and Kit Yan to Pen a Musical
November 17, 2020
Why Every Production Should Hire an Intimacy Director
November 16, 2020
Gilead Storytellers: How Rema Webb Uses Her Art in Service of Allyship to the HIV/AIDS Community—and How You Can, Too
November 16, 2020
20 Powerhouse Women Directors Theatre Fans and Industry Pros Alike Need to Know
November 13, 2020
New Organization MUSE Is About to Level the Playing Field for BIPOC Artists in Theatrical Music Departments
November 13, 2020
In the Broadway-Aimed Gun & Powder, Byron Easley Brings an Authentic Rhythm to the Gripping Story
November 13, 2020
Tired of Material That Didn’t Measure Up, Broadway Actor Laiona Michelle Turned to Writing—and Penned a Hit Musical
November 11, 2020
What Is Black Theatre United Up to Since Its Founding?
November 10, 2020
Gilead Storytellers: Why Javier Muñoz Dedicates Himself to Artistry and Activism
November 9, 2020
Sarah Jones & Friends Is a Theatrical Antidote for a Divided America
November 9, 2020
11 Theatre People to Spot in Netflix’s Over the Moon
November 6, 2020
Watch Tony Nominee Daniel J. Watts in This Exclusive Video From the New Series PAUSE
November 5, 2020
Why Watching American Utopia on HBO Will Feel Like Going to the Theatre
October 16, 2020
What’s Bizarre About the 2020 Tony Nominations?
October 15, 2020
How Broadway’s Will Blum Used 476 Pieces of Cardboard to Create a 125-Foot Cave and Stage Floyd Collins in His NYC Apartment
October 13, 2020
Why Netflix’s The Boys in the Band Is the Movie You Need to See Right Now
October 13, 2020
Playbill Presents 3 Wendy Wasserstein Plays in 3 Days October 16–18
October 9, 2020
¡Viva Broadway! Hear Our Voices Raises Over $189K for Broadway Cares, R.Evolución Latina, and Broadway Bridges
October 7, 2020
Broadway’s Ana Villafañe Reveals the Moment That Inspired Her to Be a Performer and the Keys to Her Success
October 1, 2020
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Star Gabrielle Ruiz Reveals the Most Fulfilling Role of Her Career—It’s Not What You Think
September 30, 2020
How Robin De Jesús Defied Naysayers to Become a 3-Time Tony Nominee
September 29, 2020
From Puerto Rico to Broadway, Luis Salgado Says He Would Have Never Made It Without These 3 People
September 28, 2020
How to Create Equitable Spaces for the BIPOC Students in Your Theatre Program
September 3, 2020
Nick Daly Wins Playbill’s Search for a Star Contest
August 31, 2020
Bill Berloni Shares Backstage Secrets Behind 5 Iconic Animal Performances, From Annie to The Crucible
August 11, 2020
Jordan Fisher Talks Mastering Choreography and Chemistry in New Netflix Movie Work It
August 11, 2020
Harvey Fierstein’s Bella Bella Comes to Audible
August 5, 2020
Sweet Magnolias Creator Sheryl Anderson on Working With Heather Headley and That Season 1 Finale Shocker
July 30, 2020
Can This Game-Changing Innovation Get Live Theatre Back Before the Pandemic Ends?
July 20, 2020
In a World of Zoom Readings, Why Williamstown Theatre Festival Turned to Audible
July 16, 2020
We Are Freestyle Love Supreme Reveals the Origins of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, and the Hip-Hop Improv Group That Started It All
July 16, 2020
Katori Hall Takes On Strip Clubs, Power, Sex, and the South in Her Explosive New Series P-Valley
July 10, 2020
2020 Pride Plays Festival and Pride Spectacular Raises Over $100,000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
July 10, 2020
3 Wild Stories From Behind-the-Scenes With Barbra Streisand, Josh Groban, and Celine Dion
July 7, 2020
Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, David Zippel, Carmel Dean, and More Break Down Their Songs for New Artists in Residence Album
July 1, 2020
Tony Nominee Nick Cordero Continues to Battle COVID-19
Updated: July 1, 2020
34 More Works by LGBTQIA+ Artists to Keep an Eye On
June 30, 2020
Secrets to Look for in the Falsettos Sing-Along Broadcast
June 25, 2020
Ted Malawer Illuminates the Queer Roots of Children’s Books With Everything Beautiful Happens at Night
June 24, 2020
Having Starred in the Tony-Winning Boys in the Band Revival, Zachary Quinto Now Takes the Reins for Its Sequel
June 23, 2020
3 New Plays Explore Queerness in Islamic, Jewish, Black, and Italian Communities
June 18, 2020
Norm Lewis Talks New Spike Lee Joint Da 5 Bloods and the Movie’s Connection to Broadway
June 11, 2020
Broadway for Racial Justice Demands Collaborative Action to Protect Black, Indigenous, People of Color in Theatres Nationwide
June 10, 2020
Top Tips to Train Your Dog From Broadway’s Animal Expert
June 4, 2020
Griffin Matthews Speaks Out on His Racism-Laden Experience During the Production of His Musical Invisible Thread
June 3, 3030
Kate del Castillo Brings Her Triple-Nominated Solo Performance to Audible
June 2, 2020
Ben Platt On What to Expect From His Netflix Special and The Politician Season 2
May 20, 2020
Answering Your Questions About Convalescent Plasma Donation, COVID-19 Treatment Research, Antibody Testing and More
May 15, 2020
Danny Burstein Shares How His COVID-19 Recovery Is Going and Why He Would Stop at Nothing to Donate His Plasma
May 15, 2020
Annual Report: The State of the Broadway Ensemblist in the Abbreviated 2019–2020 Season
May 15, 2020
The Broadway Women’s Alliance Is Here to Support Industry Women Through the Coronavirus Crisis and Beyond
May 13, 2020
What Everyone Can Learn From Actors About Dealing With Anxiety, Uncertainty, and Unemployment
May 12, 2020
8 Theatre Programs Share Strategies to Rehearse, Teach, and Present Productions While Schooling Remotely
May 8, 2020
How to Create the Full Gala Experience—Dinner, Dancing, and All—Online
May 8, 2020
What We Learned When the 12 Largest Entertainment Unions Gathered to Discuss the COVID-19 Pandemic
May 6, 2020
Christine Ebersole Talks Self-Isolation Parallels to Grey Gardens, Memories of Brian Dennehy, and More
May 6, 2020
Which Musical Theatre Character Are You Becoming in Quarantine?
May 6, 2020
How 2 Former Phantom of the Opera Christines Became the Writers of New Song Cycle Forty Minutes
May 1, 2020
26 TV Musicals to Stream From Home
April 29, 2020
Could NYU Have the Solution to Produce Distance-Theatre During Quarantine and Beyond?
April 24, 2020
Special Skills: How to Teach Yourself a Dialect at Home
April 23, 2020
Jane Krakowski Brings Some Needed Comedic Relief to Quarantine With Netflix’s The Willoughbys
April 22, 2020
How 1 Broadway Friendship Came to Provide Hundreds of Meals for ICU Workers at Bellevue Hospital
April 14, 2020
Why Dear Evan Hansen’s Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Turned ‘You Will Be Found’ Into a Book
April 13, 2020
Maestra Music Is Revolutionizing Gender Parity in Theatre
April 3, 2020
Special Skills: Teach Yourself Juggling, Handstands, and More Circus Arts at Home
April 2, 2020
How Theatremakers Nationwide Are Aiding in COVID-19 Relief Efforts
April 1, 2020
26 More On Stage Plays and Musicals to Watch From Your Couch
March 30, 2020
The Most Popular Musical in (Almost) Every Country Around the World
March 27, 2020
Celebrity Self-Tape: Big Brother’s Tommy Bracco Delivers a Hilarious Audition for The Lion King
March 27, 2020
27 Modern Movie Musicals to Watch While Quarantined
March 26, 2020

16 Highlights From the Broadway-Packed, 1-Night Only Return of The Rosie O’Donnell Show
March 23, 2020
47 Classic Movie Musicals to Watch While Quarantined
March 20, 2020
Where to Rent or Download All 10 Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Movies Right Now
March 20, 2020
10 Lessons From Women’s Day on Broadway
March 19, 2020
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley Offer Daily Live Stream Concert Series Stars in the House
March 16, 2020
13 More Songs That Last the 20 Seconds You Need to Wash Your Hands of Coronavirus
March 16, 2020
How to Help Unemployed Theatre Industry Professionals During the Coronavirus Shutdown
March 16, 2020
11 Musical TV Shows to Binge While Self-Quarantined During the Coronavirus Outbreak
March 13, 2020
22 Charities to Donate to During COVID-19 Shutdowns
March 12, 2021
9 Broadway Songs That Last the 20 Seconds You Need to Wash Your Hands of Coronavirus
March 11, 2020
Broadway Women’s Fund Releases 50 Women to Watch List
March 11, 2020
With 38 Costumes for Princess Di Alone, William Ivey Long Sets a New Bar With His Design for Diana
March 6, 2020
Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss Designed Their Global Sensation SIX for Viral Success
March 3, 2020
How the Chicago Costumes Have Evolved Over 25 Years
February 29, 2020
25 Make-Up Tips, Tricks, and Products for the Perfect Professional Onstage Look
February 28, 2020
How Many Pairs of Pointe Shoes Do the New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre Go Through Each Year?
February 27, 2020
How to Achieve Professional-Looking Hair and Wig Design on a Budget
February 25, 2020
How Simultaneously Writing Frozen for Broadway and Frozen 2 for the Screen Impacted Both Stories
February 23, 2020
3 Unbelievable True Stories of Immigrants, Refugees, Asylum Seekers and More That Come to Light in Off-Broadway’s Border People
February 22, 2020
 
What It Means for Jordan Fisher to Play Evan Hansen on Broadway
February 20, 2020
Kristen and Bobby Lopez Reveal New Movie Musical
February 19, 2020
What to Expect From Broadway’s Flying Over Sunset
February 19, 2020
Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Stephanie Beatriz Almost Didn’t Audition for the In The Heights Film
February 19, 2020
Dramatizing Khaled Hosseini’s Novel A Thousand Splendid Suns Into a Lyrical Play About Female Friendship and Resilience
February 15, 2020
Watch: Inside the Cheerleading-Meets-Hip-Hop Choreography of Disney Channel’s Zombies 2
February 13, 2020
Hamilton Alums and Gun & Powder Stars Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman on Mastering the Art of Playing Sisters
February 12, 2020
Why Andrew Burnap Was Initially 'Never' Going to Be in The Inheritance
February 10, 2020
How Nnamdi Asomugha Went From the NFL to Broadway
February 9, 2020
How to Rent Broadway Costumes for Your School or Community Theatre, Professional Production, and More
February 8, 2020
5 Things Steven Sater Learned Adapting His Musical Alice by Heart Into a New Novel
February 5, 2020
Ed Harris Brings Rural Roots and Outrage to Atticus Finch
February 4, 2020
Berlin Stories: New Musical Café Nadine Tells the Forgotten Story of a Post-Wall City
January 30, 2020
What Must Go Right for Things to Go Wrong in The Play That Goes Wrong
January 28, 2020
The Broadway Walking Tour Made for Theatre Fans, History Buffs, and Broadway Newbies
January 25, 2020
Finding the Comedy in Tragedy (and Vice Versa) for Broadway’s Grand Horizons
January 24, 2020
What Everyone Can Learn From A Soldier’s Play
January 22, 2020
Denis Jones on Making an Entirely New Chicago
January 19, 2020
How My Fair Lady’s Shereen Ahmed and Adam Grupper Went From Broadway Understudies to Leading Players
January 18, 2020
As a Gender Non-Conforming Actor, Nina Grollman Sheds a Whole New Light on To Kill a Mockingbird’s Gender Non-Conforming Lead
January 13, 2020
Broadway Mobilizes to Save Animals in the Australian Wildfires
January 10, 2020
What Happened When Broadway’s Matthew Lopez Sat Down With Hollywood’s Lena Waithe
January 10, 2020
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’ Joshua Bassett and Olivia Rodrigo Are the Next Need-to-Know Musical Theatre Stars
January 9, 2020

2019

19 Milestone Broadway Shows of the Decade

December 31, 2019

The Best Theatre of 2019 – As Chosen by the Broadway Stars of 2020

December 28, 2020

The 10 Most Streamed Cast Albums of 2019 and of the Decade

December 27, 2020

Broadway Choreographer Bob Avian Reveals 5 Secrets From the Making of A Chorus Line and More

December 26, 2020

20 Must-Read Quotes of 2019 From Broadway Artists

December 24, 2020

The Walking Dead’s Christine Evangelista Proves Her Theatre Credentials

December 21, 2020

Theatre Jobs: What Does a Broadway Production Lawyer Do?

December 19, 2020

Inside Broadway’s Harold Prince Memorial

December 17, 2020

Like Mother Like Daughter: Jagged Little Pill's Celia Rose Gooding and A Christmas Carol’s LaChanze Get Real About Life on Broadway, Emotionally Taxing Roles, Billie Eilish, and More

December 12, 2020

9 Highlights From 2019’s Red Bucket Follies for Broadway Cares

December 12, 2020

Broadway Has a Tony Award-Honored Gospel Choir and You Need to Know About It: Broadway Inspirational Voices

December 11, 2019


The 2 Worlds Disguised in 1 Set for Broadway’s Hadestown

December 10, 2019

What Does West Side Story Look Like With New Choreography?

December 9, 2019

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Broadway’s Jagged Little Pill

December 6, 2019

11 Theatre Moments and 2019 Milestones We’re Grateful For

December 6, 2019

5 Things You Need to Know About Netflix's The Prom Star Jo Ellen Pellman

December 5, 2019

Rob McClure Opens Up About Tackling Mrs. Doubtfire

December 4, 2019

Why Alanis Morissette Finally Agreed to Making Jagged Little Pill Into a Broadway Musical

December 2, 2109

What Changed for Director Michael Greif With London’s Dear Evan Hansen

December 2, 2019

Jessie Mueller and Megan Hilty Spill Personal Stories of Onstage Mishaps, Backstage Traditions, Roles They Never Expected to Get, and More

November 30, 2020

Genesis of a Song: Alan Menken Plays Through How He Wrote ‘Go the Distance’ for Disney’s Hercules

November 27, 2019

Broadway’s Douglas Lyons Breaks Down the Score for His Musical Beau Track by Track

November 26, 2019

What Does It Take to Put On the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?

November 23, 2019

Designing the Undesignable Set: Behind the Scenes of Off-Broadway’s Fefu and Her Friends

November 21, 2019

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16 Secrets of Jason Sherwood’s Intricate, Upcycled Scenic Design of Rent on Fox

July 13, 2019

Secrets From Broadway’s The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

October 17, 2019

Watch Leslie Kritzer’s Crazy Backstage Quick-Change From Beetlejuice’s Delia to Miss Argentina

October 15, 2019

The Real-Life Friendship Behind the Dynamic Duo in Aladdin on Broadway

October 14, 2019

Pulitzer Prize Winner Tracy Letts On the Question You Should Ask Yourself After Linda Vista

October 11, 2019

What Would These Disney Princesses Wear If They Lived in New York Today?

October 8, 2019

Betrayal’s Zawe Ashton Is the Broadway Star You Need to Know Right Now

October 8, 2019

4 Beetlejuice Actors Reveal Their Crazy Backstage Make-Up Transformations

October 7, 2019

What It Takes to Revive Ntozake Shange’s Epic Choreopoem For Colored Girls...

October 4, 209

Lin-Manuel Miranda Says Freestyle Love Supreme Made In The Heights and Hamilton Happen

October 3, 2019

The Secret Ingredient of Broadway’s LBJ Drama The Great Society

October 1, 2019

How Succession’s Brian Cox Found His Voice for LBJ in Broadway’s The Great Society

September 30, 2019

6 Things to Know Before You Go to Broadway’s Freestyle Love Supreme

September 28, 2019

Critics Misgendered This Off-Broadway Actor, Now They’re Speaking Out

September 28, 2019

WATCH: What to Expect From Broadway’s The Great Society

September 25, 2019

Why Will Van Dyke and Chris Dwan Are the Gay Pop Duo You’ve Always Needed

September 24, 2019

Original Dear Evan Hansen Star Laura Dreyfuss Talks Being Authentic on The Politician

September 23, 2019

Theatre Jobs: What Does a Broadway Music Director Do?

September 21, 2019

Why Elizabeth McGovern Couldn't Have Done Downton Abbey Without Her Theatre Training

September 20, 2019

Downton Abbey’s Carson and Molesley Spill Details About the New Movie, Cast Chemistry, and Why They Both Owe So Much to Theatre

September 18, 2019

Recap: 7 Performances You Missed at The American Theatre Wing’s 2019 Gala Honoring Jonathan Larson and Family

September 17, 2019

Meet the Cast of Broadway’s Freestyle Love Supreme?

September 6, 2019

What Is It Like to Own a Broadway Theatre?

August 30, 2019

Learn the Choreography From Hercules’ ‘Zero to Hero’ Off-Broadway

August 29, 2019

Meet The Muses Leading Disney’s Hercules at the Public Theater

August 28, 2019

How to Design Your School Production on a Budget

August 26, 2019

Sutton Foster On What to Expect From The Music Man, Younger, and More

August 26, 2019

6 Ways to Get Tickets to Broadway’s Moulin Rouge!

August 25, 2019

What Makes Washington, D.C.’s Arena Stage One of the Most Impressive Historic Theatres in the Country

August 22, 2019

What I Learned From Sleeping on the Street With Stephanie J. Block, Adrienne Warren, and the Broadway Community

August 21, 2019

11 Broadway Shows Giving Back

August 17, 2019

How Dena Hammerstein (Yes, That Hammerstein) Passes on a Theatrical Legacy

August 15, 2019

Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Cox, and Zawe Ashton Reveal What to Expect From Broadway's Betrayal

August 14, 2019

Immortal or Man: Which Hadestown Character Are You Most Alike?

August 12, 2019

How London’s National Theatre Live Changed the Global Theatrical Landscape

August 12, 2019

How Director Alex Timbers Created a Moulin Rouge! That’s Both Spectacular and Substantive

August 12, 2019

32 Theatre Terms Everyone Should Know

August 10, 2019

Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge Reveal Secrets About Their Broadway Play on Opening Night

August 9, 2019

16 Revelations About Fiddler on the Roof

August 9, 2019

How Michael Crawford Was Nearly Dubbed Out of the Hello, Dolly! Film

August 8, 2019

Oklahoma! Seating Guide: Where to Sit for the 3-Sided Broadway Musical

August 7, 2019

Why Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge Say Their Broadway Play Was a Huge Risk

August 2, 2019

5 Ways Harold Prince Changed Theatre As We Knew It

July 31, 2019

What You Need to Know About the Real Queens of the Six Musical

July 30, 2019

What Makes Serenbe Playhouse a Game-Changing Theatre

July 28, 2019

How the True Story of One Man’s Double Life Led to Jessica Huang’s The Paper Dreams of Harry Chin

July 27, 2019

Behind-the-Scenes Secrets From Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! The Musical

July 26, 2019

What to Expect With New Musical From School Girls’ Jocelyn Bioh, Fireflies’ Saheem Ali, and Michael Thurber

July 25, 2019

One Man Walked Across the United States—Now His Story Is a Musical

July 23, 2019

The Secret to Tony Winner and Emmy Nominee Steven Levenson's Success? Agility.

July 19, 2019

How an Eating Disorder and a Sense of Frustration Spurred the Creation of Off-Broadway’s Rinse, Repeat

July 16, 2019

How This Married Couple Coped With Loss By Writing The Elementary Spacetime Show

July 11, 2019

How Do Ensemble Actors Fare in the Current Broadway Landscape?

July 11, 2019

9 Theatre Roles You Probably Didn’t Know Tom Hiddleston Played

July 9, 2019

Why William Ivey Long Crafted Multiple Beetlejuice Costumes By Hand

July 3, 2019

How Meghan Markle’s Rehearsal Dinner Dress Inspired Tootsie’s Signature Look

July 3, 2019

How Fosse/Verdon Wove Together Famous Showstoppers, Today’s Broadway Voices, and Bold Arrangements for a Fresh New Sound

July 1, 2019

Creating a Life-Size Pirate Ship for Blackbeard the Musical at Signature Theatre

June 28, 2019

How Straight Plays Became Broadway’s Biggest Buzz

June 27, 2019

9 Things You Missed When Stephen Sondheim Joined Jason Robert Brown’s 50th SubCulture Residency Concert

June 25, 2019

18 Broadway Stars Name 23 Plays Everyone Should Read

June 22, 2019

 

A Stonewall Rioter Created a Dessert Based on That Night That Will Knock You Over—and So Will His Story

June 18, 2019
 

What to Expect From The Princess Bride Musical

June 15, 2019

Strange Angel’s Peter Mark Kendall Proves His Theatre Credentials

June 12, 2019

WATCH: The Making of Fosse/Verdon’s Ever-Changing Title Card Sequences

June 12, 2019

Making Billy Porter’s 2019 Tony Awards Red Carpet Look

June 10, 2019

How Judith Light Sets An Example Through Her Advocacy and Alliance

June 10, 2019

6 Things You Missed From the Tony Awards Press Room

June 10, 2019

Where Are the 2018 Tony Award Winners Now?

June 8, 2019

Could Sutton Foster Perform More Musical Numbers in Season 6 of Younger?

June 7, 2019

9 Viewing Parties for the 2019 Tony Awards in NYC and More

June 6, 2019

Writing an ‘I Want’ Song With The Prom’s ‘It’s Not About Me’

June 6, 2019

Writers' Roundtable: Tony Nominees Chad Beguelin, Scott Brown, Robert Horn, Bob Martin, Anaïs Mitchell, and Dominique Morisseau Talk Challenges and Triumphs of Writing a Musical

June 4, 2019

How the Brock Turner Trials Inspired Off-Broadway’s Something Clean

June 3, 2019

How Broadway’s Patrick Page Used 4 Ingredients to Create Hadestown’s Namesake God

June 3, 2019

Behind the Epic, Tony-Nominated Beetlejuice Lighting Design

June 2, 2019

Choreographer’s Cut: Kiss Me, Kate’s Warren Carlyle Breaks Down His Showstopping ‘Too Darn Hot’

May 31, 2019

Choreographer’s Cut: Ain’t Too Proud’s Sergio Trujillo Breaks Down The Temptations Number ‘Cloud Nine’

May 30, 2019

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Tony Award Winner Elaine May

May 29, 2019

Learn 6 Quintessential Moves From Broadway’s Hadestown

May 29, 2019

Watch Playbill's Ruthie Fierberg Take the Stage in Broadway's The Prom

May 23, 2019

Megan Hilty Shares the Memories From Wicked and Smash That Fueled Her Lincoln Center Concert

May 22, 2019

How Michael Krass Used Fashion to Make Hadestown’s Players Into  Singular Characters

May 20, 2019

Why Gideon Glick’s Dill Is the Secret Weapon of Broadway’s To Kill a Mockingbird

May 17, 2019

What Other Broadway Star Was at Francesca Carpanini’s First-Ever Childhood Audition?

May 16, 2019

Broadway’s Annaleigh Ashford Reveals Inspirations—and the Special Guest Star—For Her Live From Lincoln Center Concert

May 15, 2019

Michael Feinstein Brings Crooners and the Songs of Lerner & Loewe to Jazz at Lincoln Center

May 15, 2019

What to Expect From Rachel Bloom and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend at Radio City

May 14, 2019

How Casey Nicholaw Became the King of Musical Comedy

May 13, 2019

Billions and Mad Men Star Maggie Siff Proves Her Theatre Credentials

May 10, 2019

Broadway’s Cynthia Erivo Reveals the Personal Stories Behind Her Live From Lincoln Center Set List

May 8, 2019

How Scenic Designer Rob Howell Captures the Emotions of The Ferryman in a Simple Irish Farmhouse Set

May 6, 2019

Re-Mounting Jerome Robbins’ Historic Choreography for City Center’s High Button Shoes

May 6, 2019

The Secrets Behind Billy Porter’s 2019 Met Gala Look

May 6, 2019

WATCH: Behind the Scenes of the 2019 Tony Nominees Meet the Press Day

May 3, 2019

 

Girl From the North Country Star Luba Mason on Starring in the Bob Dylan Musical

May 1, 2019

Overlooked by Tony: Who Was Left Out of the 2019 Nominations?

April 30, 2019

2019 Tony Awards Trends and Tallies: Playbill Breaks Down the Nominations

April 30, 2019

The 12 Stars of Broadway’s Come From Away Reveal Show Secrets Over Beer and Board Games

April 29, 2019

Lorin Latarro Breaks Down Her Choreography in Waitress—and 4 Other Shows

April 29, 2019

Watch: How the Actor-Musician You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown Comes Alive Onstage

April 25, 2019

How Broadway’s New Rupert Murdoch Play Ink Became an Onstage Tabloid

April 25, 2019

 

Inside Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown Script for Broadway

April 24, 2019

How Many Seconds Is Santino Fontana’s Fastest Quick Change in Tootsie?

April 24, 2019

Hugh Jackman Divulges Key Details About His World Arena Tour Hugh Jackman The Show

April 23, 2019

How Be More Chill’s Will Roland Refuses to Play Just Another Misfit Teen

April 23, 2019

 

All My Sons’ Annette Bening Says There Are Clues to Her Character Hidden in the Broadway Set

April 23, 2019

 

WATCH: Aaron Sorkin On Adapting To Kill a Mockingbird, Falling in Love With Theatre, and The West Wing References Built Into His New Broadway Play

April 23, 2019

Catching Up With Witness Uganda’s Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews

April 21, 2019

How Did Hadestown’s Anaïs Mitchell Write Orpheus’ Famous Broadway Melody?

April 18, 2019

What Is Keri Russell’s Favorite Thing About Her Broadway Debut in Burn This?

April 16, 2019

What to Know About the Greek Mythology Characters in Broadway’s Hadestown

April 14, 2019

Experience Journalism As Theatr With Pop-Up Magazine

April 13, 2019

​A Tale of Two Marys: Merrily We Roll Along’s Original Star Ann Morrison and the Revival’s Jessie Austrian Divulge Secrets From the Show

April 10, 2019

16 Fosse/Verdon Secrets From Lin-Manuel Miranda, Michelle Williams, Sam Rockwell, and More

April 9, 2019

The Broadway Cast of Oklahoma! Explain the Method Behind the Re-imagining

April 8, 2019

How Does the Cast of Broadway’s Oklahoma! Describe This Latest Revival?

April 6, 2019

Tootsie Transforms for Broadway—In More Ways Than One

April 5, 2019

Why Ayad Akhtar Changed His Tony-Nominated Play Junk After Broadway

April 3, 2019

Inside the High-Flying, Tap-Filled Choreography of Broadway’s Kiss Me, Kate

April 2, 2019

Why Nathan Lane Follows Up Angels in America With Taylor Mac’s Gary

April 2, 2019

10 Unforgettable Aladdin Memories From Broadway Original Broadway Cast Members

March 31, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Check Out the Hilarious Credits on Dorothy Michaels' Fake Résumé From Tootsie

March 30, 2019

This Former Stage Manager Turns Broadway Scenery Into Wearable Art

March 27, 2019

WATCH: A Sneak Peek Inside the Broadway Mounting of Hadestown

March 25, 2019

The Good Fight’s Sarah Steele Proves Her Theatre Credentials

March 24, 2019

How Ogunquit Playhouse Shed Its Summerstock Past to Become a Regional Powerhouse

March 23, 2019

4 Things You Didn’t Know Behind Broadway’s Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations

March 22, 2019

Why Broadway’s Upcoming Oklahoma! Is Not Your ’Grandma’s Version’ of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Classic

March 18, 2019

How Kiss Me, Kate’s Corbin Bleu Wound Up Tap-Dancing on the Ceiling and More Reveals From Opening Night

March 15, 2019

How Director Sammi Cannold Put Her Actors in a 4,100-Gallon Aquarium Onstage for Endlings

March 14, 2019

What to Expect From Broadway’s Re-Envisioned Kiss Me, Kate

March 14, 2019

Exclusive: Watch How Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt Filmed the Animated Mary Poppins Returns Sequence

March 11, 2019

Playbill Reunion: The Original [title of show] Cast Spills the Scoop From the Musical’s Earliest Days

March 4, 2019

Exclusive: Graciela Daniele, Mandy Gonzalez, Dominique Morisseau, and More Take the Stage at Women’s Day on Broadway

March 4, 2019

How Preston Max Allen Came Into His Identity as a Musical Theatre Writer and a Proud Trans Man

March 3, 2019

Pulitzer Prize Winner Suzan-Lori Parks Questions ‘Woke-ness’ With Her Latest Off-Broadway Play

March 1, 2019

To Kill A Mockingbird’s Jeff Daniels Reveals What Makes the Broadway Play Work

February 25, 2019

What to Expect From Off-Broadway’s World-Premiere Musical Superhero

February 24, 2019

Understanding the Music Behind Broadway’s Choir Boy

February 18, 2019

The Irish Troubles and The IRA: An Historical Guide to Broadway’s The Ferryman

February 17, 2019

20 Famous Broadway Love Triangles

February 14, 2019

Where Do Your Favorite Broadway Couples Land On This Theatrical Love Scale?

February 12, 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird: Should You Reread the Book Before You See the Broadway Play?

February 11, 2019

Broadway’s Dulé Hill and Daniel J. Watts Reunite to Play Nat King Cole and Sammy Davis Jr. In This New Musical

February 9, 2019

WATCH: Donna Murphy Talks About Her Transformation Into Tangled’s Mother Gothel

February 8, 2019

WATCH: Behind the Music of Disney’s Hercules With Broadway’s Lillias White and Alan Menken

February 7, 2019

WATCH: Judy Kuhn Reveals What Led to Her Oscar-Winning ‘Colors of the Wind’ and the Music Behind Disney’s Pocahontas

February 6, 2019

WATCH: Disney’s Paige O'Hara On Finding Her Belle Voice for the Original Beauty and the Beast

February 5, 2019

WATCH: Jodi Benson Reveals the Creation Behind Disney's The Little Mermaid and ‘Part Of Your World’

February 4, 2019

Where Are They Now?: The Cast of Broadway’s 1999 You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

February 4, 2019

Camille A. Brown Is an Unstoppable New Voice in Broadway Dance—Here’s Why

February 3, 2019

WATCH: What Happened When Donna Murphy Needed Stitches During Little Shop of Horrors?

January 31,  2019

New Dear Evan Hansen Star Andrew Barth Feldman Brings Something Brand-New to Evan

January 30, 2019

Theatre Firsts: Who Was Dan Amboyer’s Theatre Crush?

January 29, 2019

8 Things Rent on Fox Got Absolutely Right

January 28, 2019

Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Andre Braugher Proves His Theatre Credentials

January 28, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Alan Menken, Jodi Benson, Paige O'Hara, Judy Kuhn, Lillias White, and Donna Murphy Talk Making Disney Musical Magic

January 28, 2019

The Texas Tenors Bring Broadway to America’s Got Talent: Champions

January 26, 2019

The Wizard of Lies Writer Samuel Baum Digs Deeper Into Deception With His New Play The Engagement Party

January 26, 2019

How to Watch or Stream Rent on Fox

January 25, 2019

How Frozen Actor Andrew Pirozzi Stays Fit Enough to Play a Reindeer

January 25, 2019

What Sam Shepard Show Does Actor Ethan Hawke Want to Do Next?

January 25, 2019

What It Was Like to March With Gloria Steinem While Starring in Gloria: A Life

January 23, 2019

Heléne Yorke Proves Her Theatre Credentials

January 22, 2019

Who Are the Characters in Broadway’s Choir Boy?

January 21, 2019

Actor Ethan Hawke Makes the Case for Sam Shepard’s Genius

January 19, 2019

Crashing’s Madeline Wise Proves Her Theatre Credentials

January 18. 2019

9 ‘Kids’ of Broadway’s The Ferryman Reveal How They Create the Feeling of Family Onstage

January 17, 2019

5 Untold Stories From Kelli O’Hara’s Broadway Career

January 16, 2019

7 Revelations About Romeo + Juliet Thanks to Off-Broadway’s Fiery New Adaptation, Juliet + Romeo

January 14, 2019

Inside Brittney Johnson’s Whirlwind Experience Going On as Wicked’s First Glinda of Color

January 11, 2019

Watch Oscar Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney and the Company of His Choir Boy Talk Opening Night on Broadway

January 9, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Why London Traffic Had to Be Stopped, Store Fronts Had to Be Covered, and a New Cherry Tree Lane Had to Be Built for Mary Poppins Returns

January 8, 2019

2018

Why Torch Song’s Michael Urie Won’t Let Arnold Go

December 31, 2018

How to Rent Authentic Props for Your School Production—At an Affordable Price

December 29, 2018

Broadway’s Most Unforgettable Quotes of 2018

December 26, 2018

6 Actors From Shondaland’s Scandal to See Onstage

December 26, 2018

Why the tick, tick…BOOM! Movie Will Be Very Different From the Stage Musical

December 22, 2018

Anna Louizos Shares the Concepts Behind Her Designs of Broadway’s Avenue Q, In The Heights, and More

December 22, 2018

What to Expect From BroadwayCon Industry Day 2019

December 21, 2018

Emily Mortimer and Ben Whishaw on Playing the Adult Banks Children in Mary Poppins Returns

December 17, 2018

3 Reasons the World Was Ready for Mary Poppins Returns Right Now

December 16, 2018

How Tony- and Oscar-Nominated Rob Marshall Conceived the Story Behind Mary Poppins Returns

December 15, 2018

WATCH: What Secret Melody From the Frozen Film Is Woven Into Broadway’s New Song ‘True Love’?

December 15, 2018

Mary Poppins Returns Star Emily Blunt Shares the Secret Behind Making This Movie Musical Work

December 14, 2018

Who Was Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Biggest Inspiration for His Mary Poppins Returns Character?

December 13, 2018

Behind the Scenes of Broadway’s To Kill a Mockingbird With Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels, and More

December 13, 2018​

Mary Poppins Returns’ Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda Talk the Magic of Making the Movie Musical

December 12, 2018

Why Norm Lewis Put Some Unconventional Tunes on His Norm Lewis Christmas Album

December 11, 2018

Why Taylor Trensch’s Evan Makes Dear Evan Hansen a Brand New Show

December 6, 2018

 

16 Stage Favorites to See in Season 2 of Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

December 5, 2018

Performer You Should Know: Say Something Bunny!’s Alison S. M. Kobayashi

December 4, 2018

What to Expect From Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Choir Boy on Broadway

November 28, 2018


Debbie Allen On Her Emotional Connection to the Celebrating Icons of Dance Event

November 26, 2018

What to Expect From American Idol Stars Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken on Broadway

November 24, 2018

9 Theatre Milestones We’re Grateful For

November 22, 2018

Watch: Learn This Irish Dance Meets Tap Routine From the Five-Time Irish Dance World Champion

November 21, 2018

5 Broadway Stars Reveal: What’s It Like to Perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 21, 2018

In Conversation With Eve’s Song Playwright Patricia Ione Lloyd and Wild Goose Dreams Playwright Hansol Jung

November 19, 2018

Why Sara Bareilles, Diane Paulus, and Jessie Nelson Changed Waitress’ Old Joe to Josie

November 18, 2018

Stage Directions: Hello, Dolly! Director Jerry Zaks On the Key to Helming a Hit Revival and More

November 17, 2018

Escape at Dannemora’s Eric Lange Proves His Theatre Credentials

November 15, 2018

The Cast of City Center’s A Chorus LineAnswers: Which Character Are You?

November 14, 2018

George Salazar, Kate Baldwin, Sheldon Harnick, and More Celebrate the Dramatists Guild Foundation

November 13, 2018

What You Missed at Seth Rudetsky’s Inaugural Broadway at Town Hall Concert Starring Audra McDonald

November 13, 2018

How Tony Nominee Dick Scanlan and Carmel Dean Created a New Musical Out of Old Poetry

November 11, 2018

What to Expect From Broadway’s Network Starring Bryan Cranston

November 10, 2018

Stage Directions: Why Moisés Kaufman Says Directing Broadway’s Torch Song Was ‘Exhilarating and Terrifying’

November 10, 2018

Performer You Should Know: Renascence’s Hannah Corneau

November 8, 2018

Behind the Unparalleled Puppetry of Broadway’s King Kong

November 7, 2018

Why Off-Broadway’s Fiddler on the Roof Is the Most Authentic Production You’ll See

November 4, 2018

Writing the Music for Broadway’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

November 1, 2018

What You Missed at The 24 Hour Musicals, Starring John Mulaney, Bebe Neuwirth, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Corey Cott, and More

October 30, 2018

5 Things You Didn’t See From the Taping of A Very Wicked Halloween

October 29, 2018

What Do Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel Miss Most From Their Wicked Days?

October 29, 2018

Alfred Molina and Alfred Enoch Talk Bringing Red to the Big Screen

October 29, 2018

Wicked on Broadway By the Numbers

October 29, 2018

What Choices From Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel Are Still Performed in Wicked?

October 27, 2018

What Makes Incidental Music Different From a Musical Score?

October 25, 2018

Watch This Broadway Makeup Designer Recreate the Faces of 6 Iconic Characters

Countdown to Wicked 15: Pentatonix, Adam Lambert, and More On How Wicked Changed Their Careers

October 24, 2018

 

Playbill Kicks Off ‘Countdown to Wicked 15’

October 23, 2018

Theatre Jobs: What Does It Take to Record a Broadway Cast Album?

October 22, 2018

How to Land a Job as a Broadway Musician

October 20, 2018

Celebrating 50 Years of TDF

October 18, 2018

What’s In Your Book? Frozen’s John Riddle Sings Through His Audition Repertoire

October 16, 2018

Go Inside the Upcoming Little Shop of Horrors Starring Megan Hilty and Josh Radnor

October 15, 2018

How to Buy Broadway Tickets and Get Rewarded For It

October 13, 2018

 

7 Highlights of the Jerome Robbins Exhibit at the New York Public Library at Lincoln Center

October 11, 2018

Broadway’s Heather Headley on New Chicago Med Role, Memories From The Lion King, and More

October 10, 2018

Seth Rudetsky On Being This Year’s Best in Shows Honoree

October 9, 2018

Broadway’s Idina Menzel Shares Rent Memories and This Exclusive Live Recording of 'No Day But Today'

October 9, 2018

7 Unbeatable Highlights From Elsie Fest 2018

October 8, 2018

Why Christian Borle Knew Popcorn Falls Was the Perfect Play to Mark His Directorial Debut

October 7, 2018

Star Kerry Washington and Director Kenny Leon On Their Intimate Collaboration for Broadway’s American Son

October 1, 2018

Why Waitress Stars Katie Lowes and Adam Shapiro Aren’t Just ‘Visiting TV Actors’

September 29, 2018

16 Musicals That Got Their Start at NAMT

September 25, 2018

Exclusive Sneak Peek at Bob’s Burgers Musical Episode Starring Daveed Diggs, Andrew Rannells, and More

September 20, 2018

 

Theatre Jobs: What Does It Take to Be a Broadway Stage Manager

September 17, 2018

 

What to Expect From the Broadway-Bound Michael Jackson Musical

September 16, 2018

Meet the Cast of the Dear Evan Hansen National Tour

September 14, 2018

Watch This Broadway Makeup Designer Recreate the Faces of 6 Iconic Characters

September 14, 2018

13 Tips to Nail Your College Audition

September 12, 2018

Tony Winner Christopher Wheeldon on Capturing His American in Paris for the Silver Screen

September 10, 2018

Where Did the Melody of ‘A Whole New World’ Come From?

September 11, 2018

Anastasia Goes International With 2 Upcoming Productions

September 8, 2018

How Richard Bean Created Hilarity With Heart for Manhattan Theatre Club’s The Nap

September 6, 2018

How Alan Menken and Howard Ashman Wrote Aladdin’s Epic ‘Friend Like Me’

September 4, 2018

Joe Iconis Talks Finding the Sound for Be More Chill’s Rock ’n’ Roll Score

September 3, 2018

Who Are the Characters of Be More Chill?

August 31, 2018

The State of the Broadway Ensemblist

August 30, 2018

6 Must-See Displays at the New York Public Library’s Rodgers & Hammerstein Exhibit

August 30, 2018

Watch Alan Menken Break Down Writing Princess Jasmine’s New Solo From Aladdin’s Broadway Bow

August 28, 2018

25 Days of Tonys Series: 2018 Tony Awards
May 16-June 10, 2018

Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw: Sorting the Characters of the 2017-2018 Broadway Season

May 28, 2018

Live Like a Nominee: 24 Books Recommended by Broadway's Biggest Talent

May 27, 2018

The Full Story of Lauren Ridloff's Wild Ride From Stay-at-Home Mom to Tony Nominee

May 25, 2018

What the Cast of The Boys in the Band Learned From the Pivotal Play

May 24, 2018

Theatre Firsts: What Is Denise Gough's First Thought When She Begins Angels in America Each Night?

May 23, 2018

5 Stars Who Inspire Grey Henson's Damian in Mean Girls on Broadway

May 22, 2018

How Music Saved This Man's Life and He's Using it to Rescue Others—and Break Barriers

May 21, 2018

Why Broadway Is Working to Attract More International Visitors

May 19, 2018

The New Technology About to Revolutionize Broadway

May 18, 2018

Dear Evan Hansen's Alex Boniello Talks About Finding His Connor

May 15, 2018

Read Denzel Washington's Full Remarks as He Was Honored by the New Dramatists

May 15, 2018

Once on This Island Seating Guide: Where to Sit for the In-the-Round Experience on Broadway

May 10, 2018

How This Costume Designer Took Broadway Skills to One of the Nation's Flashiest Productions

May 10, 2018

Tony Nominee Lauren Ambrose Finds Her Own Eliza Doolittle

May 5, 2018

3 Theatremakers Poised for Major Career Breakthroughs

May 3, 2018

 

David Yazbek and Itamar Moses Broke the Rules to Create a Hit With The Band's Visit

May print edition

Overlooked by Tony: Who Was Left Out of the2018 Tony Nominations

May 1, 2018

 

Tony Awards Trends: Playbill Breaks Down the 2018 Nominations

May 1, 2018

One Playwright Takes On the Voices of William Inge and Tennessee Williams in New Memory Play

April 30, 2018

The 5 Stages of Tony Nominations Day

April 30, 2018

Where is the Cast of Legally Blonde The Musical Now?

April 29, 2018

 

Your Week As Told By Musical GIFs

April 29, 2018

 

How Harry Potter's Jamie Parker Became 'The Boy Who Lived'

April 27, 2018

 

How Harry Hadden-Paton Finds His Own Transformation As My Fair Lady' s Leading Man

April 25, 2018

Performer You Should Know: Ben Edelman

April 25, 2018

Ben Platt, Darren Criss, Ben Vereen, and More Share Their Favorite Stephen Schwartz Moments

April 24, 2018

 

Did You Spot These Jimmy Buffett Easter Eggs in Escape to Margaritaville

April 23, 2018

7 Things You Might Not Know About Donna Summer

April 22, 2018

 

Condola Rashad and the Cast of Saint Joan Name 9 Women in Theatre to Know

April 21, 2018

Theatre Firsts: Star of New York City Ballet’s The Nutcracker Tiler Peck Shares Her First Moment As the Sugar Plum Fairy

April 19, 2018

Meet the Man Who Trains Hollywood's A-Listers to Dance Like Ballerinas on the Big Screen

April 19, 2018

Theatre Firsts: What Was Frankie Grande's First Audition Like and Who Became His First Onstage Kiss?

April 15, 2018

Tony Winner Jason Robert Brown Breaks Down His Prince of Broadway Overture

April 10, 2018

Colin Donnell Proves His Theatre Credentials

April 9, 2018

How Much Sand Does Broadway's Once On This Island Need to Fill the Theatre? 

April 5, 2018

What You Didn’t See on Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

April 2, 2018

The 7 Best Things About Jesus Christ Superstar in Concert

April 1, 2018

Colman Domingo Proves His Theatre Credentials

April 1, 2018

Turning Trash Into Fashion for a Re-envisioned Once On This Island

April print edition

What Sets Broadway Dreams Apart From Other Training Programs

March 29, 2018

Returning to the Rock 'n' Roll of Jesus Christ Superstar

Official Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert Playbill, March 2018

Could the NFL’s Rooney Rule Solve Broadway's Diversity Problem?

March 25, 2018

What Musical Theatre Roles Did Sara Bareilles, John Legend, and Brandon Victor Dixon Play in High School?

March 21, 2018

How This Award-Winning Playwright's Own Immigrant Story Inspired Her Lincoln Center Theater Play

March 21, 2018

Have Your Theatre and Eat It, Too

March 18, 2018

Sutton Foster, Gavin Creel, and More Share Their Favorite Millie Moments From the Actors Fund Reunion Concert

March 16, 2018

 

Why This Original Thoroughly Modern Millie Actor Says Mrs. Meers and Henchmen Were Revolutionary

March 16, 2018

John Legend, Sara Bareilles, and More On What to Expect From Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

March 15, 2018

5 Things We Learned From Tina Fey, Jeanine Tesori, and More at Women’s Day on Broadway

March 14, 2018

Meet the Cast of NBC's Rise

March 13, 2018

Rise’s Joe Tippett Proves His Theatre Credentials

March 12, 2018

Playbill Mixtape: Cry It Out Edition

March 8, 2018

5 Things You Might Not Have Known About Andrew Lloyd Webber

March 7, 2018

The Greatest Showman’s Austyn Johnson Shares Lessons From Her Co-Stars

March 2, 2018

Bartlett Sher Directs My Fair Lady for the #MeToo Era

March print edition of Playbill

How NBC's Rise Takes High School Drama Kids Seriously

March print edition of Playbill

How Saffron Burrows Transforms Into Jackie Kennedy for New Solo Play

February 27, 2018

How Christopher Fitzgerald Became Broadway’s Go-To Funnyman

February 26, 2018

Why Taye Diggs Chose Thoughts of a Colored Man For the Next Step in His Career

February 23, 2018

Bringing Israeli Authenticity to The Band's Visit—Minus a California Accent

February 22, 2018

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Marin Hinkle Proves Her Theatre Cred

February 20, 2018

How Kyle Jarrow Puzzle-Pieced Songs From 21 Artists for One Seamless SpongeBob SquarePants

February 19, 2018

How Montego Glover Makes Hamilton’s Angelica Schuyler Her Own

February 18, 2018

Playbill Mixtape: Anastasia’s Derek Klena and John Bolton Share Their Pre-Show Playlist

February 15, 2018​

Why This Original Thoroughly Modern Millie Actor Says Mrs. Meers and Henchmen Were ’Revolutionary’

February 14, 2018

Sutton Foster, Gavin Creel, and More Share Their Favorite Millie Moments From the Actors Fund Reunion Concert

February 14, 2018

Have Your Theatre and Eat It, Too

February 13, 2018

The Rise of Sutton Foster: An Interactive Timeline

February 12, 2018

2016

Stepping Out In the Bronx With Sergio Trujillo

December 3, 2016

How Developing Violet Made Jeanine Tesori Into the Composer She Is Today

November 30, 2016

Video Clip: Gilmore Girls’ Regular and Stage Vet Sally Struthers Knew Sutton Foster Would Be a Star

November 25, 2016

Video Clip: How Jeanine Tesori, Sutton Foster, and Christian Borle Threw Together That Gilmore Girls Musical

November 25, 2016

7 Theatrical Moments of 2016 to Be Grateful For

November 24, 2016

Playbill Playlist: Holiday Edition

November 24, 2016

Video Clip: Sutton Foster and Christian Borle Get Silly Talking About Stage v. Screen

November 24, 2016

How the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center Gave Birth to In the Heights

November 23, 2016

Video Clip: Why the Gilmore Girls Choreographer Loves Working with Sutton Foster

November 23, 2016

The Music That Makes Lorin Latarro Dance—and Direct

November 22, 2016

Video Clip: Who Do Sutton Foster and Christian Borle Play in the Gilmore Girls Reboot?

November 22, 2016

Hamilton’s Brandon Victor Dixon Speaks About His Remarks to Mike Pence on CBS This Morning

November 18, 2016

What Makes Alan Menken and Glenn Slater the Head and Heart Team

November 18, 2016

Playlist: Your Accompaniment to a Lazy, Rainy Day

November 16, 2016

Watch Josh Groban, Denée Benton, and the Stars of The Great Comet of 1812 Hit the Red Carpet

November 14, 2016

Hairspray Live! Directors Tell Us What’s Next After Live Musicals

November 14, 2016

5 On-Set Secrets We Learned From the Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Concert

November 4, 2016

Matthew Morrison on One Must-Have Quality for Hairspray Live!’s Link

November 2, 2016

Quiz: Can You Name the Characters of These 11 Broadway Ensembles?

November 1, 2016

Tony-winning Talent Joins Playbill’s First-Ever River Cruise

October 30, 2016

13 No-Time Theatre-Themed Halloween Costumes

October 28, 2016

21 Things We Learned From Hamilton’s America

October 22, 2016

Matthew Morrison To Perform an 8-Minute Hairspray Megamix 

October 21, 2016

Our 5 Favorite Things About Rocky Horror

October 20, 2016

How Rachel Bloom Made a Musical Comedy the Best TV Show of 2016

October 19, 2016

Exclusive: A Sneak Peek at the Costumes for Fox’s Rocky Horror

October 11, 2016

Why Sutton Foster Is the Magic Ingredient for TVLand’s Surprise Hit Show

September 29, 2016

Sutton Foster Talks Taking on Charity

September 24, 2016

Could TV’s Younger Ever Have a Musical Episode?

September 23, 2016

Stars Gather to Support Honest Accomplice Theatre to Benefit the Trans Literacy Project

September 20, 2016

Costumes and Chemo: How One Actress Used Her Diagnosis to Inspire a Community

September 16, 2016

What Happened at Last Night’s Last Five Years Concert?

September 13, 2016

Joshua Henry Talks Taking on Aaron Burr

September 12, 2016

 

Cynthia Erivo and Joshua Henry Reveal Their Thoughts on Doing The Last Five Years

September 8, 2016

 

Behind The Scenes of The Last Five Years Concert

September 8, 2016

8 Ways to Actually Get Tickets to Hamilton

August 26, 2016

Listen! The Broadway Soundtrack for Ultimate Relaxation

August 25, 2016

Test Your Showbiz Food Knowledge

August 24, 2016

Get to Know the Cast of Hairspray Live!

August 18, 2016

What to Expect From Broadway’s Holiday Inn

August 18, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares Early Handwritten Drafts of “My Shot”

August 16, 2016

Story in Pictures: How Does a Demanding Role Take Its Toll?

August 15, 2016

Meryl Streep Praised Sondheim and Her Love for Theatre at TimesTalk

August 12, 2016

What Ever Happened to the Hit Stage Version of The Hunchback of Notre Dame?

August 11, 2016

Jeremy Jordan Working on a Solo Album

August 8, 2016

What Is Jeremy Jordan’s Favorite Show of All Time?

August 6, 2016

The Challenges in Adapting Frozen for the Broadway Stage

August 3, 2016

QUIZ: How Much Do You Really Know About Fiddler on the Roof?

August 3, 2016

Could Todrick Hall’s Straight Outta Oz Become a Broadway Musical?

August 2, 2016

A Look at the Most Recently Announced Hamilton Stars (in Video)

August 1, 2016

Aaron Sorkin on Writing for Theatre and Teaching His Craft

July 31, 2016

The Greatest Challenge With Aaron Sorkin's Broadway-Bound Mockingbird

July 31, 2016

What to Expect From the Broadway-Bound In Transit

July 30, 2016

Go Back to Where It All Began For EGOT Winner Robert Lopez and Emmy and Oscar Winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez

July 28, 2016

This Year’s New York Musical Festival Has Something for Everyone

July 25, 2016

How Nathan Lane, Gabriel Byrne, Donna Murphy and More Come Together for a Movie All Actors Must See and Everyone Else Simply Should

July 19, 2016

Why Everyone Should See This Revival of Cats 

July 15, 2016

Will Nathan Lane Do Another Musical?

July 15, 2016

Why Hamilton’s Producer Knew Lin-Manuel Miranda Was Bound for Greatness

July 9, 2016

Breaking Through Theatre’s Glass Ceiling

July 7, 2016

5 Ways to Buy Affordable Theatre Tickets

July 7, 2016

4 Ways to Plan Your Broadway-Themed Barbeque

July 2, 2016

The She Loves Me Cast Reacts to Making History with the First-Ever Broadway Livestream

July 1, 2016

Pump Up the Volume on This Summer Fun Playlist

June 30, 2016

QUIZ: Can You Name These Animal-Inspired Shows, Lyrics and More?

June 29, 2016

And the Jimmy Awards Winners Are...

June 28, 2016

Broadway Performers Answer Questions from This Year’s Jimmy Awards Nominees

June 27, 2016

What’s In Store For the Summer Theatre That Brought Us Hamilton?

June 26, 2016

“Shut Up and Dance”—Making the Music Video

June 24, 2016

Lena Hall Wants To Tell You Who She Is

June 21, 2016

Why #MakingMondays is the Coolest Party in Town

June 20, 2016

What to Expect When Dear Evan Hansen Hits Broadway
June 17, 2016

Road Trip! Road Trip! The Playbill Mixtape for Your Joy Ride

June 16, 2016

Creating the Underworld of Downtown’s Hit Hadestown

June 16, 2016

Tonys: Press Room Live Blog

June 12, 2016

Watch! The Opening Number of the 70th Annual Tony Awards

June 12, 2016

Updated: Hamilton Choreographer on Removing Muskets from Tonys Performance

June 12, 2016

What to Expect from Andy Blankenbuehler’s Re-Imagining of Cats

June 12, 2016

Hamilton Director Tommy Kail Talks The Show’s Earliest Days of Development

June 10, 2016

Leslie Odom, Jr. Can’t Get “Carried Away” In the Phenomenon He’s Part Of

June 10, 2016

Hamilton’s Road to the Tony Awards: An Interactive Timeline

June 10, 2016

Watch Hamilton’s Iconic Set Be Built Before Your Eyes

June 9, 2016

Behind-the-Scenes: Tony-Nominated Scenic Designers Reveal Their Process Through Original Sketches and Models

June 8, 2016

Stars Talk the Importance of the Drama Desk Awards

June 7, 2016

Drama Desk Awards Name Shuffle Along Best Musical

June 5, 2016

Broadway-Bound Frozen Needs a New Choreographer

June 4, 2016

Dance Like We’re Watching! The Tony-Nominated Choreographers Show (and Tell) Their Style

June 3, 2016

Andy Blankenbuehler on Making History with Hamilton

June 3, 2016

Hofesh Shechter, Fiddler on the Roof and the Choreographic Match Made in Heaven

June 3, 2016

Why Dames at Sea’s Randy Skinner Still Believes in a Big Ole-Fashioned Production Number

June 3, 2016

Want to Learn Tap from Savion Glover? It’s All About Sounds.

June 3, 2016

Sergio Trujillo and the Musical He Was Born to Choreograph

June 2, 2016

Get Ready for the Tonys With the Latest Playbill Mixtape

June 2, 2016

What Seemed to Be Broadway’s Number One Priority This Year?

May 27, 2016

What Was Your First Job in the Business?

May 26, 2016

4 Stage Vets You Didn’t Realize Were Never Tony-Nominated…Until Now

May 20, 2016

Spring Cleaning Got You Down? Playbill’s Mixtape Will Get You Through

May 19, 2016

Zachary Levi Says Biggest Challenge of She Loves Me Is His “Own Brain”

May 19, 2016

The Ensemblist Podcast Goes Live

May 18, 2016

In Concert, Mandy Patinkin Brings Just Enough Mandy

May 17, 2016

Do You Remember the First Time You Heard Audra McDonald Sing?

May 17, 2016

Audra McDonald Emphasizes the Importance of New Work

May 16, 2016

Hamilton Cast Members Recall the Ham Memories That Will Stay With Them Forever

May 15, 2016

When You're Nominated Against Your Co-Star

May 13, 2016

Listen to Broadway’s Greatest Hits of Motherhood

May 5, 2016

Hollywood Big Names Snubbed by the Tony Nominations

May 3, 2016

Who Was Overlooked by the 2016 Tony Nominations?

May 3, 2016

Listen to The Tony Nominations Celebratory Playbill Mixtape!

May 3, 2016

Fredi Walker-Brown and Daphne Rubin-Vega Commemorate Jonathan Larson and Rent at 20

May 2, 2016

What Was It Like for Daphne Rubin-Vega to Reunite With Adam Pascal Onstage?

April 22, 2016

Watch the Someting Rotten! Cast Guess Shakespeare or Shenanigans

April 22, 2016

How This Production of Fiddler Embraces Its Jewish Identity Through Community Outreach

April 22, 2016

The Ultimate Playlist of Theatre’s Swoon-Worthy Studs

April 21, 2016

How Waitress' Pie Consultant Turns the Brooks Atkinson Theatre Into a Real Bakery

April 21, 2016

Broadway's Parmour Is Not Your Typical Cirque Show

April 19, 2016

Fully Committed Gets a Partial Update

April 17, 2016

The Many Faces of Bright Star's Leading Lady

April 16, 2016

So It's Your First Time at the Theatre...

April 14, 2016

Actors Confess the Topics They Want to Tackle Through Theatre

April 10, 2016

Video Recap: Watch Performances of Miscast 2016

April 8, 2016

 

It's Prom Season! Our Latest Playbill Mixtape Is the Perfect Soundtrack to Prom Night

April 7, 2016

 

Why Sophie Okonedo's Acting Style is Made for the Stage

April 6, 2016

 

What You Missed at Miscast 2016

April 5, 2016

 

What Was Aaron Tveit's Favorite Moment of Grease: Live?

April 5, 2016 

 

An American in Paris Director-Choreographer to Appear on 60 Minutes 

April 1, 2016

 

What's Changed Since Tuck Everlasting's World Premiere?

March 31, 2016

 

What Keeps Chita Rivera at the Top of Her Game?

March 30, 2016

 

Broadway's Andrew Samonsky and Kate Reinders Are Engaged

March 28, 2016

 

Is Jesse Tyler Ferguson Nervous to Play 40 Characters on Broadway?

March 24, 2016

 

The Cast of Tuck Everlasting  On How They'd Spend Their Time If They Lived Forever

March 21, 2016

 

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Enjoy a Once-Inspired Cockatil On Us

March 17, 2016

 

For Roundabout's 50th Anniverary, She Loves Me Was the "Perfect" (and Only) Choice

March 17, 2016

 

Disney Theatrical's President Talks Making Theatre Inclusive and Accessible with TDF

March 15, 2016

 

What's New With This Production of She Loves Me? "Everything," Says Director Scott Ellis

March 10, 2016

 

Think You Know Parade? Think Again.

March 9, 2016

 

14 Powerhouse Female Creatives Name the Up-and-coming Women in Theatre They Are Watching

March 8, 2016

 

If Daniel Breaker Weren't an Actor He'd Be A....

March 7, 2016

 

Jon Rua on Fusing Artistic Genres and Playing Alexander Hamilton

March 5, 2016

 

Why the Youngest Actor Cast as Jean Valjean Returns in the Role on Broadway 18 Years Later

March 1, 2016

 

The Hidden Lesson Behind Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon's Secret Garden

February 27, 2016

 

The Family Business: Nicholas Lloyd Webber and James D. Reid Tackle The Little Prince 

February 20, 2016

 

The Men of She Loves Me  on Their Love Lives and "The Most Real Thing of All"

February 19, 2016

 

Steven Pasquale and Alex Timbers on Robber Bridegroom's Edgy Minimalist Treatment

February 18, 2016

 

Exclusive: Watch the Epic A Cappella Mash-Up of Hamilton You Didn't Know You Needed

February 15, 2016

 

Rebecca Luker, Alysha Umphress and More Take Place in a Reading of Afterland

February 12, 2016

 

"Push Da Button" — The Color Purple Cast Gathers for Their Album Release

February 12, 2016

 

Color Purple Leads Speak Out on the Show as a "Healing Experience"

February 10, 2016

 

How Newsies'  Tony-winning choreographer Made a Tap Dancer Out of Channing Tatum

February 5, 2016

 

15 Things Grease: Live Did Absolutely Right

February 1, 2016

 

Those Magic Changes: William Ivey Long Takes a "Today Take" On the Look and Costumes of Grease: Live

January 31, 2016

 

It's a Twin Thing: The Night Justin and Geoff Packard Went On as Matilada's Trunchbull

January 22, 2016

 

Donna Murphy and Norbert Leo Butz Reveal Theatrical Roots of PBS' New "Mercy Street"

January 14, 2016

 

How Do They Do It? Clive Barnes Predict Our Future Stars

January 12, 2016

2015

 

Marin Mazzie Opens Up About Conquering Cancer

December 31, 2015

 

After Endless Hours Spencer Liff Formed a New Language — The Choreography of Spring Awakening

December 29, 2015

 

Pajama Parties, Christmas Cookies and Santa! Broadway's Little Stars Share Their Too-Cute Holiday Traditions

December 25, 2015

 

Who Is the Next Bob Fosse? Iconic Dancers Weigh In On the Future of Musical Theatre Dance

December 23, 2015


7 Things You Need to Know About London's Newly Announced Hermione Granger

December 21, 2015

 

10 Things You Didn't Know About Colm Wilksinson

December 10, 2015