May 27, 2015

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Who Knew? Surprising Stories of Much-Loved Musicals That Didn't Win the Tony
27 May 2015
Best Musical is the Tony Awards' highest honor, but what about the shows that don't win big? The Playbill Vault takes a look at the impact of the shows that didn't take home the top prize on Broadway's biggest night.

Their Favorite Things: Gigi's Corey Cott Shares His Theatregoing Experiences
27 May 2015's feature series Their Favorite Things asks members of the theatre community to share the Broadway performances that most affected them as part of the audience. This week we spotlight the choices of singing actor Corey Cott, who currently plays Gaston Lachaille in the Broadway revival of Gigi at the Neil Simon Theatre.

Broadway Grosses: May 18-24
26 May 2015 -- All data provided by The Broadway League

View Broadway Grosses in a sortable table or view by show at the Playbill Vault

The Essential Secrets For Surviving the Shakespeare in the Park Line
26 May 2015 -- With performances of The Tempest beginning in Central Park's Delacorte Theater May 27, offers a guide to waiting in line for free tickets to Shakespeare in the Park. 

"I'm 100% Gonna Fan Girl Her" — Exciting Casting On the Road to Allegiance's Broadway Bow (26 May 2015)

Do You Read Reviews? Stars of Finding Neverland, Living On Love and The Heidi Chronicles Answer! (26 May 2015)

How a Lifetime in Banking Paved the Way to Predicting Broadway Audiences (25 May 2015)

Exclusive From The 2015 Tonys Playbill! How "Glee" and "Smash" Brought Backstage Life Into The Spotlight (25 May 2015)

A Woman's World: How Ever After Made Its Cast See Cinderella "With All New Eyes" (25 May 2015)

How The Wiz Went from Nearly Closing On Opening Night to Becoming a Tony-Winning Hit – Here's What Happened in 1975 (24 May 2015)

The Battle of the Blondes: Comparing Madeline Kahn and Kristin Chenoweth's Rides On the Twentieth Century (24 May 2015)

Playbill Poll: Who Should Star in the Tour of the Phantom Sequel, Love Never Dies ? (24 May 2015)

9 Stages of Being an Annoyed Theatregoer (as Told Through GIFs) (24 May 2015)

Stay At Home, Follow the Formula and Strip More Slowly — Tony Nominees Share Some of the Worst Showbiz Advice (23 May 2015)

Ethel and Angela and Patti, Oh My! Who Is the Fiercest Mama Rose of All? (23 May 2015)

Stage Views: "Sopranos" Star On Hamilton, Glengarry Glen Ross and "If I Were a Rich Man" (23 May 2015)

Liza Minnelli and Hippies? 11-Year-Olds and Tony Winners? The 10 Greatest Tony Awards Mash-Ups (23 May 2015)

Read the Original 1984 Interview with Liza Minnelli and Chita Rivera in Rehearsals for The Rink! (23 May 2015)

Booking It! Something Rotten! and Mormon's Director-Choreographer On Breaking Into Broadway and Cell Phones in the Rehearsal Room (22 May 2015)

In Case You Missed It: The Crucible's Coming Back to Broadway and "Duck Dynasty" Closed Up Shop Early (22 May 2015)

Stage Portrait: King and I Tony Nominees Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe (22 May 2015)

Playbill Playlist: The Elton John Songs That Make Us Cry and "Feel The Love Tonight" (21 May 2015)

Exclusive: What It Was Like Inside David Letterman's Last "Late Show" Taping – I Was There (21 May 2015)

Read About the First American in Paris Musical (The One that Didn't Come to Broadway) (21 May 2015)

Exclusive From The 2015 Tonys Playbill! Strike Up The Band - The Pit Prepares (21 May 2015)

Photo Archive: Celebrating the Greatest Stage Roles of Birthday Girl Sierra Boggess! (20 May 2015)

Their Favorite Things: It Shoulda Been You's Edward Hibbert Shares His Theatregoing Experiences (20 May 2015)

Getting Her Name Picked Out of a Hat Led Geneva Carr to Her Tony-Nominated (and "Sexual") Broadway Debut (20 May 2015)

Cue & A: 2015 Tony Nominee Micah Stock on "The Fault In Our Stars," Crying and One Grisly Onstage Mishap (19 May 2015)

Broadway Grosses: May 11-17 (18 May 2015)

Inside One of Broadway's Biggest Scandals – How Rebecca The Musical Made Headlines Without Even Opening (Yet...) (18 May 2015)

Creating The Visit! An Exclusive Look at Ann Hould-Ward and Scott Pask's Designs (18 May 2015)

"I Don't Know, Personally, That I Would Wish It On a Kid" — Youngest Female Tony Winner Reflects (18 May 2015)

Kevin Kline, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Hinton Battle: Broadway Wants You Back! (18 May 2015)

Brandon Uranowitz and His Gershwin-Obsessed Father — Tears, Laughter and Crazy For You (17 May 2015)

Playbill Poll: Who Should Play Miranda Priestly in "The Devil Wears Prada" Musical? (17 May 2015)

Cleveland Play House Receives a 100th-Birthday Present From the Tonys With "Shouts of Joy" (16 May 2015)

How Off-Broadway's Second Stage Finally Got Its Broadway Theatre (16 May 2015)

Stage Views: On the Town Star Clyde Alves On Curious Incident, Something Rotten! and Playing "Dick Kelly" (16 May 2015)

10 Tony-Winning Leading Ladies We Want Back on Broadway (16 May 2015)

In Case You Missed It: The Saga of Rebecca Continues and Sweeney Finally Takes the Stage at School (15 May 2015)

Photo Special: Butter Beer, Hiking Trips and Fun in the Sun! How The Cast of On the Town Spent Their Week-long Vacation (15 May 2015)

Photo Special: Must See! A Treasure Trove of Rare Pics From the Cast of Spring Awakening (15 May 2015)

Read the Complete Original Playbills to Kander & Ebb's Chicago, The Rink and Kiss of the Spider Woman Cover to Cover! (15 May 2015)

Spring Awakening Cast Looks Back With Memories and Over 100 Exclusive Never-Before-Seen Photos! (15 May 2015)

Best in Show: Betty Buckley and Her Moving Encounter with Benjamin Beaus, Her "Courtly Dude" (15 May 2015)

Playbill Playlist: 10 Songs About Drunken Mistakes and Regrets That Will Leave You Thirsty! (14 May 2015)

#TBT: Get to Know Lisa Kron, Who Debuted on Broadway Well Before Fun Home (14 May 2015)

Will Power! How Leather Pants and Spiked Collars Transformed Christian Borle Into a Sonnet-Singing Rock Star (14 May 2015)

Terrence McNally On Collaborating With Fellow Broadway Icons John Kander, Fred Ebb and Chita Rivera (13 May 2015)

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