February 12, 2016

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"Being Gay Was Not an Option" — Joel Grey Welcomes Us Into His Private Life
12 Feb 2016
On Feb. 16, Broadway legend Joel Grey will release his aptly titled book "Master of Ceremonies: A Memoir" before sitting down for a discussion and performance at the Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, CT. Before taking the stage, he confided truths about the personal identity struggles he dealt with before coming out.

"Squad" Goals: Glenn Slater Chats 20 Years of Making Musicals with Alan Menken
12 Feb 2016
Lyricist Glenn Slater has been working with Tony and Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken for nearly two decades. With their latest collaboration, A Bronx Tale The Musical, Slater reveals who is the head and who is the heart in their partnership.



Mel Brooks, Missy and "Bey-Z"; Part Four, Behind the Hamilton #StruxSelfie Sensation
11 Feb 2016 -- Betsy Struxness of the Broadway mega-hit Hamilton has been making waves on social media with her "reverse photo bomb" selfies showing the various high-profile visitors to the musical. As the theatre has been a revolving door of celebrity guests, she estimates around 100 #StruxSelfies so far... and counting. She shares the story behind the series and recounts a few favorite experiences!

As Audra McDonald Prepares For Her Latest Show, We Look Back at the Six-Time Tony Winner's Most Thrilling Roles
11 Feb 2016 -- Six-time Tony Award-winning actress Audra McDonald is headed back to Broadway soon, as she is in rehearsals for this season's Shuffle Along, Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed. Playbill.com takes a look back at her accomplished career. Welcome back, Audra!

The Art of Juggling: How Three Broadway Notables Wielded Major Stage and TV Roles at the Same Time (11 Feb 2016)

From Town to Town, Go On the Road With the New National Tour of Wizard of Oz (10 Feb 2016)

Last Chance: What's Closing This Week (10 Feb 2016)

Their Favorite Things: Fiddler on the Roof's Alexandra Silber Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences (10 Feb 2016)

How Robert and Kristen Anderson-Lopez Revamped the Fairytale with "Frozen" (09 Feb 2016)

Wiz Live! Producers On Grease: Live, Bombshell, Hairspray and Remembering Whitney Houston (09 Feb 2016)

In Honor of Black History Month, Author Stewart F. Lane Highlights His Favorite Leading Ladies (09 Feb 2016)

Photo Special! Celebrating the Birthday of Two-Time Tony Award Winner Judith Light (09 Feb 2016)

"Failure Makes You Grow," Says Adam Pascal as He Returns to the Nederlander Anew (09 Feb 2016)

Broadway Grosses: Feb. 1-7 (08 Feb 2016)

From Maureen to Mermaid! Celebrating the Stage Work of Birthday Gal Sherie Rene Scott (08 Feb 2016)

How Has Life Changed Since President Obama's Election? Smart People Sound Off (08 Feb 2016)

Who Would Donna Lynne Champlin's Dream Dinner Guests Be? The "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" Comedienne Puts It In Writing (08 Feb 2016)

In the Era of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Why College Performers Are Becoming Songwriters, Too (07 Feb 2016)

From Morning Yoga to Stage Door Selfies, Spend a Two-Show Day With The Color Purple's Kyle Scatliffe (07 Feb 2016)

Why Swados' Runaways Was The Perfect Way to Lean In and Is the Perfect Way for Tesori to Bow Out (06 Feb 2016)

Broadway Makeover! See New Marquees For Waitress, Shuffle Along, Bright Star and More (06 Feb 2016)

In Case You Missed It: This Week Proves the Crossover Between Hollywood and Broadway Is Closer Than Ever (05 Feb 2016)

Super Bowl Prep! Football Terms Explained for Theatre People (05 Feb 2016)

Nina Arianda Gets Quirky and Cute in Exclusive Creative Faces Project Pics (05 Feb 2016)

Beauty Mark: How This Chicago Play Makes a Statement About Race, Women and Society (05 Feb 2016)

How Newsies' Tony-Winning Choreographer Made a Tap Dancer Out of Channing Tatum (05 Feb 2016)

"It's Getting Hot in Here!" The Best Moments of Broadway's Sexiest Group, The Skivvies (04 Feb 2016)

From Steel Pier to Twentieth Century; The Greatest Stage Moments of Kristin Chenoweth (04 Feb 2016)

How Schmackary's Got Its Start! Get to Know the Baker Behind the Cookies Broadway Craves (04 Feb 2016)

Their Favorite Things: Tony Winner Alan Cumming Shares His Theatregoing Experiences (03 Feb 2016)

Spend a Day With Joey Taranto at Cleveland Play House's New Little Shop of Horrors! (02 Feb 2016)

Celebrating the Birthday of the Great Elaine Stritch, A Look Back at Her Final Carlyle Engagement (02 Feb 2016)

A Fine Showmance: To Love! Why Fiddler Star Danny Burstein and Rebecca Luker Gave Marriage a Second Chance (02 Feb 2016)

Broadway Box-Office Analysis: A Healthy Week for the Great White Way (01 Feb 2016)

Onstage & Backstage: What Happened When Grease's Pianist Spilled Coffee on His Keyboard? (01 Feb 2016)

Broadway Grosses: Jan. 25-31 (01 Feb 2016)

15 Things Grease: Live Did Absolutely Right (01 Feb 2016)

They're In The Band! Meet the Kid Stars of School of Rock (01 Feb 2016)

Wicked's Fiyero Jonah Platt Puts It In Writing (01 Feb 2016)

The Unsung Stories of Broadway's Long-running Ensemblists (31 Jan 2016)

Grease: Live — What's New, How They'll Film Outside (Rain or Shine) and Inside the Audience Experience (30 Jan 2016)

Celebrating His 88th Birthday, a Photo Journal of Harold Prince's Greatest Broadway Work! (30 Jan 2016)

Zachary Quinto On His Promise To Do More Theatre And Why He Prefers It To TV (30 Jan 2016)

In Case You Missed It: Cate Blanchett Is Coming to Broadway and Hamilton Will Hit the West Coast (29 Jan 2016)

Who Got Ditched on Prom Night? Grease: Live Cast Relives Best of Times and Worst of Times in High School (29 Jan 2016)

On a Big Week of Anniversaries, Enjoy Some Fabulous Fan Art From Phantom and Rent (28 Jan 2016)

Broadway Box-Office Analysis: Despite Blizzard Cancellations, Attendance Was High on the Great White Way (28 Jan 2016)

Exclusive: Al and Julie Larson Speak on Jonathan's Childhood, Work Ethic, Rent and His Legacy (28 Jan 2016)

What Were You Like in High School? Grease: Live Cast Relives The Glory Days (28 Jan 2016)

The Larson Files: How The Archivist For Irving Berlin Became the Keeper of Rent's Rock Composer's Official Record (28 Jan 2016)

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