December 20, 2014

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The Sound of Music Live! Re-Airs on NBC Tonight
20 Dec 2014
The Sound of Music Live!, starring Carrie Underwood, Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle, re-airs Dec. 20 on NBC beginning at 8 PM ET.

PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: DECEMBER 20
20 Dec 2014
1912 Laurette Taylor stars in Peg O' My Heart, written and directed by her husband, J. Hartley Manners. This story of a winsome orphan becomes a vehicle for Taylor, and she will revive it often over the years.



THE WEEK AHEAD Dec. 20-26: Say Goodbye to The Café Edison While "Annie" and "Into the Woods" Hit the Big Screen
20 Dec 2014 -- From the Playbill family to yours… may your days be merry and bright this holiday season and all WEEK AHEAD!

From Melanie Griffith to Wayne Brady, Chicago's Coolest Casting Coups
20 Dec 2014 -- What's the name on everybody's lips? Playbill.com correspondent Ben Rimalower looks at the most surprising and original actors to step into the fishnets and heels of Chicago on Broadway.

STAGE VIEWS: Beautiful Tony Nominee Anika Larsen On Bridges of Madison County, Kelli O'Hara and Sondheim Musicals (20 Dec 2014)

The Year's Best: Playbill Contributors Choose Unforgettable Theatre Experiences of 2014 (20 Dec 2014)

The Elephant Man's Alessandro Nivola on Geeking Out With Bradley Cooper While Coming Back to Broadway (20 Dec 2014)

HBO's "The Normal Heart," Starring Mark Ruffalo, Julia Roberts, Matt Bomer Receives PGA's Stanley Kramer Award (19 Dec 2014)

Fans Get Chance to Meet Sting and Cast of The Last Ship on Stage (19 Dec 2014)

New Musicals by Alexander Sage Oyen, Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond
 Among Goodspeed Festival (19 Dec 2014)

Grosses in From First Night, Limited Release of "Annie" Movie (19 Dec 2014)

Jeremy Jordan Joins A Good Thing Going: The Stephen Sondheim and Harold Prince Collaboration Cast (19 Dec 2014)

PLAYBILL.COM'S THEATRE WEEK IN REVIEW, Dec. 15-19: Andrew Lloyd Webber is Ready to Rock and a Deadly Duo May Come to Broadway (19 Dec 2014)

The Elephant Man, With Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola, Extends on Broadway (19 Dec 2014)

Broadway Loves Hugh Jackman: The River Recoups in Only Seven Weeks (19 Dec 2014)

NOISES OFF-BROADWAY & BEYOND: 26 Pebbles Spreads Ripples and an American in Paris Gets Raves (19 Dec 2014)

Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana Will Join New York Philharmonic for Broadway Romance; Repertoire Announced (19 Dec 2014)

Amy Spanger Will Recount Glamorous and Not-As-Glamorous Tales at 54 Below Solo Concerts (19 Dec 2014)

STAGE PORTRAIT: The All-Male Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (19 Dec 2014)

Cyndi Lauper Joins Billy Porter for American Songbook Concert (19 Dec 2014)

"Kelly and Michael" Will Welcome Stars from "Into the Woods," The Last Ship, Elephant Man; Sting Will Sing (19 Dec 2014)

PHOTO CALL: Von Trapp Children from The Sound of Music Live! Reunite at 54 Below (19 Dec 2014)

Watch Neil Patrick Harris Enter the "Freak Show" On "American Horror Story" (Video) (19 Dec 2014)

Elton John and Longtime Partner David Furnish to Wed (19 Dec 2014)

"Brady Bunch" Star Will Be Seen in Riverside Crazy for You; Complete Cast Announced (19 Dec 2014)

Read the Complete Original 1977 Broadway Playbill for Annie Cover-to-Cover! (19 Dec 2014)

Ari Roth, Long-Time Artistic Director of Theater J, Fired (19 Dec 2014)

Hologram Show of Famed Entertainer Liberace Will Play Vegas (19 Dec 2014)

New Production of Jerry's Girls to Play London's St. James Studio (19 Dec 2014)

The West End's The Commitments Extends Booking Through Sept. 2015 (19 Dec 2014)

THE CALL BOARD: Available Theatrical Administrative Positions (19 Dec 2014)

Tony Winner Billy Porter Launches Social Media Contest to Win Tickets to Kinky Boots and More (19 Dec 2014)

Full Casting Announced for New U.K. Tour of David Hare's The Absence of War (19 Dec 2014)

PHOTO CALL: First Look at the Cast of the ABC Musical Fairytale Series "Galavant" (19 Dec 2014)

Today Brings a New "Tomorrow": Movie Musical Remake of "Annie" Opens Nationwide (19 Dec 2014)

New Musical Film "Life of an Actress," Starring Orfeh, Taylor Louderman, Allison Case, Bart Shatto, Richard H. Blake, Makes NYC Debut (19 Dec 2014)

Darlene Love Is Part of David Letterman's Final Holiday Broadcast Tonight (19 Dec 2014)

Kelli O'Hara and Matthew Morrison Come Home for the Holidays at Carnegie Hall Starting Tonight (19 Dec 2014)

Specially Priced Preview Tix on Sale Today for Broadway Musical Comedy Something Rotten! (19 Dec 2014)

Kerry Butler, Jeremy Jordan, Judy McLane, Brad Oscar Say Presto Change-O in Today's Musical Reading (19 Dec 2014)

PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: DECEMBER 19 (19 Dec 2014)

Musical Theatre Punks, Tony Winners and More Gather at 7th Annual Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular Dec. 19-20 (19 Dec 2014)

Guthrie's Jonah and the Whale: A New Musical, Featuring Original Bluegrass and Folk Music Score, Begins Tonight (19 Dec 2014)

Singing to Stephen Sondheim and Sitting in Mandy Patinkin's Lap: Stephen Colbert's Best Broadway Interviews (Video) (19 Dec 2014)

PHOTO CALL: Meryl Streep, James Corden, Emily Blunt and More at Into The Woods Holiday Party (18 Dec 2014)

Director Sean Mathias Now Attached to Stage Version of The Exorcist (18 Dec 2014)

Ryan Silverman Will Play Christopher Reeve Role in Broadway-Aimed Somewhere in Time Workshop (18 Dec 2014)

Backstage at the Geffen Will Honor George Lucas, Mellody Hobson, Elton John and David Furnish (18 Dec 2014)

The Lion's Benjamin Scheuer, Disgraced's Ayad Akhtar and More Join TEDxBroadway Lineup (18 Dec 2014)

Victoria Clark Will Make First Appearance on Season Finale of "Homeland" (18 Dec 2014)

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