July 30, 2015

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Daniel N. Durant and Krysta Rodriguez
Kevin Parry
 



Lying To Fit In — How A High School Tragedy Paved Way For Pasek and Paul's New Musical

How far do kids go to fit in? Benj Pasek and Justin Paul explore the teenage struggle in their new musical Dear Evan Hansen, starring "Pitch Perfect" and Book of Mormon star Ben Platt.

Fail, Raise Your Voice and Take Up Space: Game-Changing Women On How to Change the Industry

We look back at some of the inspiring women who have been profiled in the ongoing series A Woman's World, sharing their candid thoughts on sexism, gender parity in the industry and remaining true to their craft.

Cue & A: Earl Carpenter, a 19-Year Les Miz Veteran, on His Sole Audition Song, Lying About His Age and Fighter Pilot Ambitions

Earl Carpenter, the West End star currently playing Javert in the Broadway revival of Les Miz, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits.

9 Questions With the History-Making, Youngest and First African-American Jean Valjean — "This Was My Dream"

Kyle Jean-Baptiste made history July 23 when he went on as Jean Valjean in the Broadway revival of Les Misérables at just 21 years old. We ask him about making history, what advice he was given and what's next! 

Playbill Poll: What Woman in Theatre Inspires You?

Over the next week, Playbill.com will feature stories focused on the talents of women in the theatre, curated by Features Editor Carey Purcell. We asked our readers to choose their favorite women in theatre. 

10 Pop Singers We Want To See Write a Broadway Musical

Playbill.com correspondent Ben Rimalower offers a collection of pop singer-songwriters that he thinks should bring their talents to the genre of musical theatre. 

They Keep Coming Back! Onstage Couples Who Have Stayed Together From Show to Show

Playbill looks at recent couples who have paired up numerous times onstage. 

See Where Barbra Belted, Elaine Prayed and It All Began for Ethel: Where History Was Made for Women in Theatre

From the site of Barbra Streisand's career-making debut to Ethel Merman's birthplace in Astoria, we've got some of New York City's best hidden theatrical landmarks and where to find them!


Girl Be Heard - General Company Members

Girl Be Heard

Auditions For The Cast of Eat At The Table Theatre Company (Revised)

Eat At The Table Theatre Company

Manager, Capital Campaign & Board Relations

Second Stage Theatre

The Honeycomb Trilogy - NYC EPA (Revised)

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Ann's Holland Taylor Will Return to NYC Stage This Fall

9 of the Best Songs By Female Writers — This Fun Home Star Shares Her List

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How to Make Magic in 10 Days! Elena Shaddow Shares a Whirlwind Week at Muny's Enchanting Into the Woods

Gigantic Musical Comedy Set to Kick Off New Season at the Vineyard

Will Glenn Close Return to Sunset Boulevard?

The Call Board: Playbill Store, Actors' Equity Association and The Public Theater Are Hiring!

Valerie Harper Admitted to Hospital After Backstage Health Emergency

Watch Funny, Moving Performance from Fun Home As It Makes Late-Night TV History (Video)

Get to Know the Viral Campaign Aiming To #MakeItFair… And the Women Behind It

Listen to Meryl Streep Sing "Drift Away" in "Ricki and the Flash"

"Elsa, Meet Elsa!" See Worlds Collide as Idina Menzel Visits "Frozen" Characters in Person

Diva Talk — Best Of! Idina on Elphaba, Bernadette on Rose, Stephanie on Liza, Renée on Roxie and More

Celebrating Sundance! Rare Pics of Gent's Guide, Passing Strange, Spring Awakening and Fun Home in Their Early Stages

TDF Announces Fifth Season of Autism-Friendly Performances

Jeremy Jordan and Betsy Wolfe Will Join Forces at the Kennedy Center

A History of The King and I, Told Through These Rarely-Seen Al Hirschfeld Works

Exclusive! Wesley Taylor in a Fat Suit and 10 More #TBT Photos You Don't Want to Miss

What's Happening on 46th Street? Watch the Shows Before the Show at Hamilton (Video)

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Abingdon Theatre Company Announces Three World-Premiere Plays

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