January 29, 2015

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PHOTO SPECIAL: "Kiss Your Brand New Uncle Tran!" The Many Faces of Miss Saigon's Devious Engineer
28 Jan 2015
The original Broadway production of Miss Saigon closed on Jan. 28, 2001, after 4,092 performances. We look back at some of the talented men who have taken on the role of Tran Van Dinh, aka "The Engineer."

THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Tony Winner and Vanya and Sonia Star Michele Pawk Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences
28 Jan 2015
Playbill.com'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 Tony-winning actress Michele Pawk, who is currently starring in The Paper Mill Playhouse production of the Tony-winning Christopher Durang play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which plays the New Jersey venue through Feb. 15.



Kerrigan and Lowdermilk's Immersive Musical The Bad Years Begins the Brooklyn House Party Tonight
28 Jan 2015 -- The Viewpoints Collective and JEM Theatricals present workshop presentations of The Bad Years, an immersive house party musical by Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk, Jan. 28-Feb. 1 at Loft 172 in Brooklyn.

PHOTO SPECIAL: The Cold Never Bothered Us Anyway! Playbill Gets "Frozen"
27 Jan 2015 -- Even though last night's storm wasn't nearly as bad as had been predicted, it was still a cold and snowy night for New Yorkers. For the first time in forever, we came up with 10 "Frozen"-inspired Playbill covers!

A Theatre-Lover's Guide to a Snow-Day Movie Marathon: New and Classic Releases On DVD and Blu-Ray (27 Jan 2015)

Broadway Grosses: Jan. 19-25 (26 Jan 2015)

ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: One Snowstorm, Two Laptops and Countless Almost-Disasters! (26 Jan 2015)

PLAYBILL ON RE-OPENING NIGHT: It's Only a Play — A Movable Feast (26 Jan 2015)

After Years Supporting Stars Like Denzel Washington and Daniel Day-Lewis, Stephen McKinley Henderson Goes Crazy Off-Broadway (26 Jan 2015)

How a Single Injury Put Tracee Chimo On the Path to Broadway, Many Roles at a Time (25 Jan 2015)

PLAYBILL POLL: Which Role Should Oprah Winfrey Play on Broadway? (25 Jan 2015)

THE DVD SHELF: John Lithgow and Alfred Molina Find "Love Is Strange" and Revisiting Two Comedies (25 Jan 2015)

Hey, Johnny! Theatrical Advice – I'm Dying to Be On Stage, But I'm Not Any Good – Is There Anything I Can Do? (25 Jan 2015)

Star Casting Our 10 Broadway Dream Revivals (24 Jan 2015)

STAGE VIEWS: You Can't Take It with You Star Reg Rogers On All the Way, The Lion in Winter, Virginia Woolf?, "The Knick" and More (24 Jan 2015)

New Mom Megan Hilty Wants Daughter Viola To "Grow Up Backstage" (24 Jan 2015)

How Art and Activism Lead "Selma" and Scottsboro Boys Star Colman Domingo to the White House In Ferguson Era (24 Jan 2015)

Fans Rejoice, "The Queen Is Home," Digging Out Wigs and Glam to See John Cameron Mitchell's Definitive Hedwig Return (23 Jan 2015)

WEEK IN REVIEW, Jan. 17-22: Stripped-Down Into the Woods Casts a Spell on Critics and Anne Hathaway’s Going Solo (23 Jan 2015)

PHOTO ARCHIVE: Phantom of the Opera Celebrates 25 Years on Broadway With Star-Studded Gala Performance and Party (23 Jan 2015)

STAGE PORTRAIT: Rob McClure, Tony Danza and Brynn O'Malley in Honeymoon in Vegas (23 Jan 2015)

PHOTO CALL: Taylor Schilling and Peter Dinklage Spend A Month in the Country at Classic Stage (21 Jan 2015)

PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: On the Road With Newsies Leading Lady (and Disney Fanatic) Stephanie Styles (21 Jan 2015)

PHOTO ARCHIVE: Remembering the Costume Designs of Theoni V. Aldredge, From Annie to Dreamgirls to La Cage (21 Jan 2015)

The Secrets to How Broadway Stars Power Through Colds, Flu and Fatigue (21 Jan 2015)

THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Wicked Star Caroline Bowman Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences (21 Jan 2015)

PHOTO CALL: A First Look at The DreamCatcher Theatre's Production of Into the Woods, With Arielle Jacobs (20 Jan 2015)

Broadway Grosses: Jan. 12-18 (20 Jan 2015)

PHOTO ARCHIVE: From Eponine to Violet; Celebrating Two-Time Tony Award Winner Sutton Foster on the Musical Stage (20 Jan 2015)

The Expert Guide to Vocal Health; Broadway Professionals Share Their Secrets (19 Jan 2015)

Constantine Maroulis Leaves Behind Record-Breaking Rock of Ages, Talks "Idol" Stardom, Fatherhood and Haters (18 Jan 2015)

Hey, Johnny! Theatrical Advice – I'm Not Supported in My Love of Theatre – What Do I Do? (18 Jan 2015)

THE BOOK SHELF: The Colorful History of Ming Cho Lee and the Laugh-Out-Loud Life of Martin Short (18 Jan 2015)

PLAYBILL POLL: What is Your Favorite Female Empowerment Musical? (18 Jan 2015)

Teenage Dream! Darren Criss Surprises Thousands of Young Students at the Junior Theater Festival (17 Jan 2015)

What You Missed On "Glee": Carole King and Alanis Morissette Get Mashed-Up While a McKinley Sets the Stage for a Transgender Character (17 Jan 2015)

THE WEEK AHEAD Jan. 17-23: A New Hedwig Comes to Broadway and Hamilton Hits the Public (17 Jan 2015)

STAGE VIEWS: Vanya and Sonia Star Carolyn McCormick On Laurie Metcalf, Audra McDonald, Alan Cumming and More (17 Jan 2015)

The 10 Showtunes We Never Tire of Hearing (17 Jan 2015)

When the Tony Winners Are Out, These Unsung Heroes Are Waiting to Save the Day (17 Jan 2015)

10 Empowered Women Who Sang Their Way to Broadway History (17 Jan 2015)

Who Made the Cut? Broadway's Best Fashion Looks from the Opening Night of Honeymoon in Vegas (16 Jan 2015)

PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: Honeymoon in Vegas—Boy Bets Girl (16 Jan 2015)

PLAYBILL.COM'S THEATRE WEEK IN REVIEW, Jan. 10-16: A Love Letter to Honeymoon and Constellations Shines Bright (16 Jan 2015)

STAGE PORTRAIT: Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson in Constellations (16 Jan 2015)

Booking It! Wesley Taylor Talks "Breaking Through," Fighting Nerves and Pigeonholes, Self-Producing and More (16 Jan 2015)

Between Riverside and Crazy, Starring Stephen McKinley Henderson, Returns Off-Broadway Tonight (16 Jan 2015)

PHOTO SPECIAL: Behind the Curtain! Broadway's Phantom of the Opera Releases Gorgeous Never-Before-Seen Backstage Portraits (15 Jan 2015)

PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: A Two-Show Day With Jen Bechter, the "Sleeping Beauty" of Off-Broadway's Disenchanted! (15 Jan 2015)

Johnny's Zoot Suit, Meryl's Dress and Emily's Baby Bump: The Secrets Behind the Costumes of "Into the Woods" (15 Jan 2015)

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