November 26, 2015

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Praise and Thanksgiving (and Belting)! Listen to Playbill's Turkey Day Playlist
26 Nov 2015
We know how tough it is for an entire family to agree on what to listen to while preppring for today's gathering. Your mom wants to belt along to Barbra while your little sister insists Wicked's "Thank Goodness" is best. Here's the playlist to please everyone in your theatre-loving household.

From Wicked to Newsies, Lea Michele and More: Decades of Broadway Performances from Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (Video)
26 Nov 2015
The New York City Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, a staple since 1924, features Broadway performances every year. Here, takes a look back at the iconic Thanksgiving Day celebration with previous Broadway musical numbers.

Taking This Job "Re-Ignited My Love for Broadway" — Get to Know the Woman Behind the Macy's Parade
26 Nov 2015 -- digs into its archives to explore past articles for a Throwback Thursday treat. In the next installment, we look back at our 2014 interview with Amy Kule, the executive producer of the Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, as she readied for last year's big day — complete with Broadway numbers, balloons and her very own pink dress designed by a Tony winner for the occasion. 

How to Be a Rockette and Nail the Kickline! Going Behind the Scenes of the 90-Year Tradition
26 Nov 2015 -- Known for their precision, style and world-famous kickline, The Radio City Rockettes ring in the holiday season with their annual Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Director-choreographer Julie Branam gives us the scoop on this year’s spectacle and the key to becoming a lady of the line.

What Was It Like to Perform on the Macy's Parade? Over 20 Broadway Actors Remember a Dream Come True! (26 Nov 2015)

Holiday Gift Guide: 17 Essentials in Theatrical Merchandise — Snow Globes, and PJs and Board Games, Oh My! (25 Nov 2015)

Thanksgiving for a Broadway Body! How to Stay Hot and Healthy This Holiday (25 Nov 2015)

Holiday Gift Guide: 16 Theatrical Reads That Should Be On Your List This Season (24 Nov 2015)

"Gay Rights Movement's Midlife Crisis" Takes Center Stage in Dada Woof Papa Hot (24 Nov 2015)

Onstage & Backstage: How We Performed an Impromptu Les Miz Finale in the Middle of the Ocean! (23 Nov 2015)

Uncovering the Unexpected and Powerful Connection Between Allegiance's George Takei and Fiddler's Sheldon Harnick (23 Nov 2015)

Why Lola Is Part of the Equality Conversation: Billy Porter Puts It In Writing (23 Nov 2015)

Holiday Gift Guide: Make Sure the Cast Album Lover in Your Life Is "Satisfied" (23 Nov 2015)

What Does an "Air Sculptor" Do? A Handful of Theatre Jobs You Didn't Know Existed (22 Nov 2015)

"This is How I Roll… Literally" — Ali Stroker On Auditioning the Same Way She Dates and Making Broadway History (22 Nov 2015)

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