July 04, 2015

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Jonathan Groff, Celia Keenan-Bolger and More Reveal Their Dream NYC Staycations
04 Jul 2015
Holiday weekends often find New Yorkers fleeing the city for (literally) greener pastures, the concrete jungle offers endless opportunities for exploration and excitement. Playbill.com asked stars of the stage for their favorite New York City spots for staycations.

The Summer Broadway Spotify Playlist Everyone Needs to Stream!
04 Jul 2015
Everyone always asks us what's best to listen to in the subway as they zip across the city. In addition to great theatre podcasts, we always talk about the great new cast albums we're listening to. While we still have some more to come this season (and will update this playlist to reflect as time goes on), here's a great playlist to get you through the summer!



Which Oscar Winners Have Acted Under the Stars? Shakespeare in the Park, By the Numbers
04 Jul 2015 -- The current season of Shakespeare in the Park, at the Delacorte Theatre, easily evokes the long and rich history of the annual summer tradition. Many a critic remarked on how Sam Waterston, star of The Tempest, has Delacorte credits stretching back to the ‘60s. His castmate Jesse Tyler Ferguson, meanwhile, in on his way to becoming the Waterston of the 21st century, so regular are his appearances in the park (The Tempest is his sixth Delacorte job). And Daniel Sullivan, the director of the upcoming Cymbeline, has staged a Shakespeare in every one of the past seven seasons.

Stage Views: Amazing Grace's Laiona Michelle On Fun Home, Hamilton, Gypsy and More
04 Jul 2015 -- Playbill.com's series features actors commenting on their recent theatregoing experiences, what productions they're looking forward to and more.

Justin Timberlake as Hedwig! Meryl Streep as Anything! Stars We Need to See in a Broadway Musical! (04 Jul 2015)

The Age of Aquarius Continues! Where Are They Now? The 2009 Revival of Hair (03 Jul 2015)

Broadway's Stars Confess Their Celebrity Talent Crushes! (03 Jul 2015)

Composers Offer Reasons to Take a New York Musical Theatre Staycation (03 Jul 2015)

Visit Hamilton's Home or Belt Showtunes in a Bar – 10 Ways to Spend Your NYC Staycation (03 Jul 2015)

Taking a Risk on Broadway: What Convinced Investors to Buy a Piece of Sweeney Todd's Pie? (02 Jul 2015)

Take a Trip Into History: NYC's Best Theatrical Museums and Exhibitions (02 Jul 2015)

Hit the Boroughs! Five Theatres You Should Visit Outside Manhattan (02 Jul 2015)

Famous Broadway Musical Locations You Can Actually Visit! (01 Jul 2015)

The Agony and Ecstasy of the Broadway Booking Jam (01 Jul 2015)

Why Howard Ashman's Family Thought Writing Little Shop of Horrors Was a Suicide Mission (01 Jul 2015)

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