July 29, 2015

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Check Out All the Broadway Names Featured in Forthcoming New "Spotlight" Film (Video)
29 Jul 2015
Tony Award winners Len Cariou, Billy Crudup and Liev Schreiber join Tony nominees Brian d'Arcy James (currently on Broadway in Something Rotten!), Mark Ruffalo and Stanley Tucci, plus Hollywood royalty Michael Keaton, in the upcoming film drama "Spotlight," about the Boston Globe's Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation into child abuse within the Catholic Church.

Stars from Matilda, On the Town, Les Miserables, The Fantasticks Will Perform in Free Bryant Park Concert
29 Jul 2015
The lineup has been announced for the fourth free concert in 106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park series, which will be held July 30 on the Bryant Park Stage.



Beyoncé Reportedly in Talks to Join NBC's The Wiz
29 Jul 2015 -- Hot on the heels of news that Grammy Award-winning singers Mary J. Blige and Queen Latifah have joined the cast of the upcoming live broadcast of the Tony Award-winning musical The Wiz comes news that singing star Beyoncé may be next.

From Last Five Years to The Notorious B.I.G. – Hamilton Shout-Outs and References You Need to Know
29 Jul 2015 -- As the Aug. 6 opening night of Hamilton draws closer, the list of song titles in the printed Playbill is becoming finalized. That's usual. What's unusual is the fact that the show has added a list of "references to...classics" of Broadway and hip-hop that are sampled or quoted in the show.

Casting Complete for Signature Revival of Political Rock Musical The Fix (29 Jul 2015)

See and Hear Sara Bareilles' Waitress Musical in New Social Media Vid! (29 Jul 2015)

Cue & A: Earl Carpenter, a 19-Year Les Miz Veteran, on His Sole Audition Song, Lying About His Age and Fighter Pilot Ambitions (29 Jul 2015)

What's Happening on 46th Street? Watch the Shows Before the Show at Hamilton (Video) (29 Jul 2015)

"True Detective" Star Christian Campbell Cast in Rare Off-Broadway Revival (29 Jul 2015)

Exclusive: Sydney Lucas, Kelli O'Hara and More Answer Questions From Jimmy Awards Finalists (29 Jul 2015)

Check Out the First Shots of Ben Platt, Laura Dreyfuss, Rachel Bay Jones in New Pasek-Paul Musical Dear Evan Hansen (29 Jul 2015)

Pics! Patrick Page, Hamish Linklater, Lily Rabe and Raúl Esparza Light Up Central Park in Cymbeline (29 Jul 2015)

David Henry Hwang Musical Great Wall Gets Further Development at Village Theatre Fest; Line-Up Announced (29 Jul 2015)

Watch Jenna Ushkowitz, J. Michael Zygo and Jackie Burns Go '80s in New Staging of The Wedding Singer (29 Jul 2015)

See All the Glamour, Sweat and Intensity in Serenbe's Breathtaking Immersive, Outdoor Evita! (29 Jul 2015)

Eligibility, Nominations and Awards Dates Revealed for 82nd Annual Drama League Awards (29 Jul 2015)

Age Cannot Wither Her: Theatre Sets Romeo and Juliet in a Nursing Home (29 Jul 2015)

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb Will Welcome Bernadette Peters (29 Jul 2015)

Bartlett Sher-Directed Opera Will Be Broadcast in Times Square This Fall (29 Jul 2015)

Lifetime Will Spotlight National Tours of Kinky Boots, Cabaret, Cinderella, Sound of Music and More (29 Jul 2015)

Nederlanders Sell Air Rights Above Neil Simon Theatre (29 Jul 2015)

Oscar Nominee Will Play Jessica Lange's Son in Broadway Revival of Long Day's Journey (29 Jul 2015)

Live Deer Barges Onto Signature Stage (29 Jul 2015)

Young Vic Announces Return of Peter Brook to London (29 Jul 2015)

London The Mentalists, Starring Stephen Merchant, To Shutter Early (29 Jul 2015)

International Elphaba to Appear in Concerts in London and New York in Same Week (29 Jul 2015)

We've Got a Crush! Playbill Staff Shares Their Woman Crush Wednesday (#WCW) Picks (29 Jul 2015)

Lying To Fit In — How A High School Tragedy Paved Way For Pasek and Paul's New Musical (29 Jul 2015)

Rob McClure Among Broadway Actors Lighting up Muny Beauty and the Beast, Starting Tonight (29 Jul 2015)

Their Favorite Things: Gentleman's Guide Star Judy Blazer Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences (29 Jul 2015)

Set Your DVRs! Broadway's Fun Home Makes Late-Night TV History Tonight (29 Jul 2015)

Fail, Raise Your Voice and Take Up Space: Game-Changing Women On How to Change the Industry (29 Jul 2015)

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: July 29 (29 Jul 2015)

Mary J. Blige and Queen Latifah Join NBC's The Wiz (28 Jul 2015)

Fox Stage Productions Tap NYMF Exec to Develop "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "Devil Wears Prada" Musicals (28 Jul 2015)

Photo Call: Joe Iconis, Emily Padgett, Laura Benanti's Tony Award and More Celebrate Lady Gaga at 54 Below (28 Jul 2015)

With a Tony and a Puppy, Alex Sharp Seems Ready for The Lion King (Video) (28 Jul 2015)

The Verdict: Read Reviews for LA Bent, Starring Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears, Andy Mientus and Patrick Heusinger (28 Jul 2015)

What's Hot in London: July 30: American Musicals Making a Splash in London, Plus Ben Whishaw Returns to the Stage (28 Jul 2015)

Schedule of Upcoming Broadway Shows (28 Jul 2015)

Broadway's Sylvia Seeks Doggie Models for Show's Artwork (28 Jul 2015)

Broadway Will Celebrate Theodore Bikel with Tribute Concert (28 Jul 2015)

Symphony Space Will Offer Two-Week Celebration of Broadway, Featuring Patti LuPone and Stephen Schwartz (28 Jul 2015)

Diane Paulus-Directed Witness Uganda, Now Invisible Thread, Is Heading to Africa (28 Jul 2015)

You're the Top! Check Out the Winners of the 2015 New York Musical Theatre Festival Awards (28 Jul 2015)

Primary Stages Will Make Its New Home at Cherry Lane Theatre (28 Jul 2015)

Fedoras, Funny Faces and Fight Call! Spend a Two-Show Day at Amazing Grace With Stanley Bahorek (28 Jul 2015)

See Who's Taking Over the Leads in Broadway's Curious Incident (28 Jul 2015)

Matthew Broderick Will Return to Broadway This Fall (28 Jul 2015)

Broadway Couple Will Share Stage in Tony-Winning Musical (28 Jul 2015)

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