October 07, 2015

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"I Feel Her In My Bones," Says Tori Amos of Writing a New Rebellious Heroine in a Violently Contemporary World
07 Oct 2015
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Tori Amos joined forces with British playwright Samuel Adamson to write a contemporary adaptation of the Scottish fairytale The Light Princess, which played London’s National Theatre in 2013. As the duo look forward to the release of their cast album Oct. 9, they reflect on the journey of their rebellious heroine and how, in many ways, she echoes the values of the composer who brought her to life.

Their Favorite Things: Tony Nominee Kerry Butler Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences
07 Oct 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 nominee Kerry Butler (Xanadu, Rock of Ages, Hairspray, Catch Me If You Can), who will make her solo debut at Feinstein's/54 Below Oct. 15-16 and 21, accompanied by Seth Rudetsky. Click here for ticket information.

A Day in the Life of Frank 'n' Furter! Rocky Horror Star Takes Us Behind the Scenes...
06 Oct 2015 -- Cult favorite The Rocky Horror Show plays a Halloween-season run at The Warehouse Theatre in Greenville, SC. Brian Clowdus, who stars as Frank 'n' Furter, invites Playbill to Time Warp with him and the company in these exclusive backstage pics!

A Fine Showmance: This Hamilton Star and Her Girlfriend on Making Time for Date Night While in Broadway's Hottest Show
06 Oct 2015 -- As part of our ongoing profiles of theatre couples, Playbill.com sits down with Ariana DeBose, currently featured in Hamilton on Broadway, and Jill Johnson, who has served as the props master in Motown and If/Then, as they discuss a romance that began long before their first date.

Fun Home's New Alison On Being a Full-Time Broadway Star: "It's Crazy Awesome" (06 Oct 2015)

Broadway Grosses: Sept. 28 - Oct. 4 (05 Oct 2015)

Watch the Third Episode of "Broadway Boroughs," Reclining On Merri Sugarman's Casting Couch In the UWS (04 Oct 2015)

Playbill Poll: Which Cast Should Reunite for a Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below? (04 Oct 2015)

Looking Back on Sydney Lucas' "Crazy Year" (and Walking Red Carpets with Chita Rivera and Kristin Chenoweth!) (04 Oct 2015)

Broadway's Newest King of Siam on Asian Actors as Leading Men — "There Aren't Many Opportunities" (03 Oct 2015)

Speaking the "Same Language," Actors Talk About Transforming Into Directors This Season on Broadway (03 Oct 2015)

In Case You Missed It: The Tony Awards Hunt for a New Home and Keira Knightley's Broadway Debut Gets Interrupted (02 Oct 2015)

Blowup Dolls, Green Day and Platters of Drugsl An Exclusive Backstage Look at New York-Bound These Paper Bullets! (02 Oct 2015)

What's Hot in London: Oct. 2: The Curse of the Cellphone Addressed, and Harry Potter as a Two-Parter Theatre Event (02 Oct 2015)

"Hugo" Author-Illustrator Creates Theatrical Epic "The Marvels" and Reveals Upcoming Houdini Stage Musical (02 Oct 2015)

A "Visceral" Reaction from Lea Salonga's Grandmother-in-Law Was Why She Couldn't Say No to Allegiance (02 Oct 2015)

Rare Pics! From "Kim" to God of Carnage, We Celebrate Lea Salonga on the Theatrical Stage! (02 Oct 2015)

20 Years, 70 Roles and Several Injuries Later, a Star Ballerina Bids Farewell to the Spotlight (01 Oct 2015)

A Legend at 80! We Celebrate The Greatest Performances of Stage and Screen Icon Julie Andrews on Her Birthday (01 Oct 2015)

Remembering Jerome Robbins' Broadway, Learning How He "Changed Musical Theatre Singlehandedly" (01 Oct 2015)

"I Was Enraged, I Was Saddened" — Why Gross Indecency Was Banned in Russia and Will Return to NYC With A Vengeance (01 Oct 2015)

Could There Be More Than One Killer on "Scream Queens"? Suspects Emerge in a Chainsaw Massacre! (30 Sep 2015)

A Tête-à-Tête With Tony Winners: James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson On Dealing Out The Gin Game (30 Sep 2015)

Their Favorite Things: Les Miz and Daddy Long Legs Star Megan McGinnis Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences (30 Sep 2015)

Secret Loves, Offstage Trials and a One-Woman Show That Never Was: A Look at the Life of Madeline Kahn (29 Sep 2015)

The Goodman Theatre Announces First All-Female Playwrights Unit (29 Sep 2015)

Kathy Griffin Still Wants a Tony… And She Says She's After You, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Gloria Estefan! (29 Sep 2015)

Playbill On Opening Night: "It is Practically a New Show," Says Duncan Sheik as Spring Reawakens Anew (28 Sep 2015)

Lea Michele Chats "Scream Queens," Her New Book, Returning to Broadway and a New Album (28 Sep 2015)

Broadway Grosses: Sept. 21-27 (28 Sep 2015)

Why Michael John LaChiusa is "Obsessed" With Exploring Unheard Stories of Women — Especially in the White House (28 Sep 2015)

Playbill Poll: Who Should The Muppets Play On Broadway? (27 Sep 2015)

Don't Rain on Our Parade! We Explore What Makes a Showtune Timeless (27 Sep 2015)

Another Opening! The 10 Most Thrilling Opening Numbers in Musicals (26 Sep 2015)

Shopping With the Stars — The Essential Guide to Ultimate Success at the Broadway Flea Market (26 Sep 2015)

The Casting Director Asked You to What?! Over 20 Broadway Actors Share Their Craziest Audition Stories (25 Sep 2015)

In Case You Missed It: Guard Your Chandeliers — The Phantom's Coming Back! (25 Sep 2015)

How the Pope's NYC Visit Could Affect Your Theatre Plans – What You Need to Know (25 Sep 2015)

Spring Awakening's Best and Worst High School Memories — Learning "I Am Gay," Getting Suspended and More (25 Sep 2015)

Almost 20 Years Later, Nicole Kidman Is Back in the Theatre – and She Still Gets Stage Fright (25 Sep 2015)

What's Hot in London: Glenn Close Is London-Bound with Sunset and the Standard Lowers Theirs for Awards Voting (24 Sep 2015)

Clive Owen, Eve Best and Kelly Reilly on the Ominous, Intense Mystery of Pinter's Old Times (24 Sep 2015)

That's So Sally! Revisiting When Kristin Chenoweth Was Peanutized on Broadway (24 Sep 2015)

Yoga With Samantha Barks, Backstage Toasts and French-Style Fun! Backstage Pics at Amélie (23 Sep 2015)

Welcome to Hell Week! Last Night on "Scream Queens"— Pledging for Your Life and the LMAO Moments (23 Sep 2015)

Spend a Busy Two-Show Day with James Lecesne at The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey (23 Sep 2015)

Their Favorite Things: Tony-Nominated Tenor Playwright Ken Ludwig Shares His Theatregoing Experiences (23 Sep 2015)

After Decades in Showbiz, There's Still One Skill Neil Patrick Harris Hasn't Mastered (22 Sep 2015)

Juliette Binoche on Relating Antigone to Modern Audiences by Playing a "Woman in Control Beyond Men" (22 Sep 2015)

The "Orange Is the New Black" Effect — Are Theatrical Prison-Set Dramas the Latest Trend? (22 Sep 2015)

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