April 27, 2015

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News: Special Features
Onstage & Backstage: Vanessa Williams Remembers Miss America and Stepping into Spider Woman
27 Apr 2015
A week in the life of actor, radio and TV host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky.

"Love, Courage, Belted High D's" — On the Road to Allegiance's Broadway Bow
27 Apr 2015
As the book writer of Allegiance, a new musical starting previews Oct. 6 at the Longacre Theatre, regular Playbill contributor Marc Acito will provide a first-hand look into the process of bringing a new show to Broadway.



How Many Have You Worn? 10 of Broadway's Most Iconic Costumes
26 Apr 2015 -- You can't have a Broadway show without costumes (and why would you ever want to?). Whether sparkly or simple, historical or contemporary or realistic or fantastical, costumes are a vital part of defining the look of a show and the storytelling of a character.

A History of Casting King and I — Cultural Evolution and Community Action
26 Apr 2015 -- The King and I, Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical currently receiving a revival production by Lincoln Center, has been subject to several casting controversies over the years that ultimately led to an evolution in the way the piece is produced.

Stage Views: Once Tony Nominee Elizabeth A. Davis On Hamilton, The Lion, Alysha Umphress and More (25 Apr 2015)

Michael Jackson and Stephen Schwartz? 10 Surprising Pop Covers of Broadway Songs (25 Apr 2015)

A Fine Showmance: How Lisa Kron's Biggest Admirer Became Her Life Partner (25 Apr 2015)

Swipe Right! The 14 Broadway Characters Who Should Be On Tinder (24 Apr 2015)

Playbill on Opening Night: The Visit — Chita's Back on Broadway, and She's "Un-killable" (24 Apr 2015)

Stage Portrait: It Shoulda Been You's Lisa Howard, Harriet Harris, Sierra Boggess, David Burtka, Chip Zien, Tyne Daly (24 Apr 2015)

Past and Present Heidi Stars Boyd Gaines and Bryce Pinkham on the Gay Best Friend and Post-Show Karaoke (24 Apr 2015)

Best in Show: Book of Mormon's Gavin Creel On Wally Clemens, A Hound with a Penchant for Private Parts (24 Apr 2015)

A Look at a Legend: Why Chita Rivera Is Broadway's Most Enduring Star! (23 Apr 2015)

Playbill on Opening Night: Shakespeare Gets Wild in Something Rotten! (23 Apr 2015)

#TBT: Nudity and LSD for $12 Tickets — Learn How a First-Time Broadway Producer Brought Hair to Broadway (23 Apr 2015)

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