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Another Opening! The 10 Most Thrilling Opening Numbers in Musicals
26 Sep 2015
In Gypsy, Rose says, "If you have a good strong finish, they'll forgive anything." That may very well be true, but I think the most important thing in a musical is the opening number.

See What Show Is the Most-Produced Play of the Season
16 Sep 2015
American Theatre Magazine has released its list of the Top Ten Most-Produced Plays of the 2015-16 season, offering an overview of the most popular names and works being staged in the U.S. The most-produced play in the upcoming season will be Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer Prize winner Disgraced, which opened on Broadway last October.

From Ancient Greece to Angry Inch, Take a Look at the History of Drag in Theatre
15 Aug 2015 -- Playbill.com correspondent Ben Rimalower takes readers through a tour of the history of drag performances.

Grande Dames in Great Roles: Women Who Found a Second Career Onstage
01 Aug 2015 -- As part of Playbill.com's Women in Theatre week, correspondent Ben Rimalower reflects on actresses who found second careers on Broadway. 

10 Pop Singers We Want To See Write a Broadway Musical (25 Jul 2015)

10 Actors You May Not Know Starred in Different Roles in the Same Musical (18 Jul 2015)

Lena Hall as Pink? Idina Menzel as Radiohead? 10 Transformative Covers of Pop Songs by Broadway Stars (11 Jul 2015)

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

Liza and Patti and Angela — The Definitive Divas Who Are Gay Icons (27 Jun 2015)

From Falsettos to Fun Home: Lesbian Characters Move from Sidelines to Center Stage (20 Jun 2015)

The Essential LGBTQ Love Songs From Rent, Spider-Woman, La Cage and Fun Home (13 Jun 2015)

Missed Cues, Mic Drops and Onstage Makeouts: Memorable Moments from the Tony Awards (06 Jun 2015)

After Winning Their First Tony, They Haven't Been Back! Where Have These 10 Performers Been? (30 May 2015)

Liza Minnelli and Hippies? 11-Year-Olds and Tony Winners? The 10 Greatest Tony Awards Mash-Ups (23 May 2015)

Kevin Kline, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Hinton Battle: Broadway Wants You Back! (18 May 2015)

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