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.


West Side Story - NYC ECCs/ Singers and Dancers

Signature Theatre

Ride a Bike…Join a Startup

Boomerang NYC

Uprising - GA EPA by Appointment

Horizon Theatre Company

Gypsy/West Side Story - NYC Principal Dancer Call

Studio Tenn Theatre Company



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

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

Airline Highway, Set in New Orleans Burlesque, Begins on Broadway Tonight

Off-Broadway Revival of 39 Steps Begins Tonight with Original Team

Interactive and Gender-Bending Macbeth Begins Tonight

"Newsies" Meet the Newsies at Special Movie Screening, Uniting Stars from Stage and Screen, Tonight

Look Who's Having an Affair on Broadway This Fall

Mia Michaels Will Choreograph Sara Bareilles Musical Waitress

"Hangover" and "Grey's Anatomy" Stars Set to Lead Cast in New Robert Askins Play at MCC

Photo Call: Savion Sizzles, Betty Belts, Condola Croons and Matthew Morrison Charms; Highlights From the Vineyard Gala!

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

New Play by "Wonder Years" Star Begins Tonight Off-Broadway

Hugh Jackman Gets Religious for Upcoming Movie

Photo Exclusive: From Page to Stage, See How the Talented Teens of Beacon School Took on Caroline, or Change

Cue & A: Young Fun Home Star Sydney Lucas on Alison Bechdel, Her Showbiz Family and Learning to Burp on YouTube

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

What Does Helen Mirren Sound Like on Helium?: Watch This "Jimmy Fallon" Clip

Photo Call: See All the Miscast Stars; Laura Benanti, Uzo Aduba, Jeremy Jordan, Side Show Twins, Jessie Mueller and More!

American in Paris Star Robert Fairchild On the Inspiration Behind His Dancing and the French Pastry He Can't Stop Thinking About

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

Harvey Fierstein Will Rework The Wiz Book for NBC Broadcast and Broadway Revival

There Will Also Be Female Strippers in Magic Mike Musical, Plus the Facts on Freaky Friday!

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