July 30, 2015

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The Dreamer Examines His Pillow Opens Tonight at the Flea
30 Jul 2015
John Patrick Shanley's The Dreamer Examines His Pillow officially opens July 30 at the Flea Theater, following previews that began July 25. The Off-Broadway staging by the Attic Theater Company marks the second revival of the play since its premiere in 1986. 

Latino Macbeth in the Parking Lot Begins Tonight
30 Jul 2015
The Drilling Company NY continues its summer stagings of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, now in its 21st year, with Macbeth, taking place on Manhattan's Lower East Side in the parking lot behind The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center (CSV). The classic tale of power and revenge is reimagined by director Jesse Ontiveros to take place in the an unnamed banana republic. 



Exclusive! Wesley Taylor in a Fat Suit and 10 More #TBT Photos You Don't Want to Miss
30 Jul 2015 -- Wesley Taylor, Alexandra Silber and Adam Kaplan are among the performers who will bring the popular Instagram/Twitter trend of #tbt to the stage of 54 Below Aug. 6 with #tbtLIVE Throwback Thursday: The Concert.

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: July 30
30 Jul 2015 -- 1983 Broadway lyricist Howard Dietz dies today at age 87. With composer Arthur Schwartz, Dietz wrote the score for The Band Wagon. Other songs by the duo include "Dancing in the Dark," "You and the Night and the Music" and "That's Entertainment!".

9 of the Best Songs By Female Writers — This Fun Home Star Shares Her List (30 Jul 2015)

Get to Know the Viral Campaign Aiming To #MakeItFair… And the Women Behind It (30 Jul 2015)

Diva Talk — Best Of! Idina on Elphaba, Bernadette on Rose, Stephanie on Liza, Renée on Roxie and More (30 Jul 2015)

Pasek and Paul's Dear Evan Hansen, About the High School Struggle to Fit In, Premieres in D.C. (30 Jul 2015)

Watch Tituss Burgess, Tina Fey and Jane Krakowski Do a "Flawless" Viral Beyoncé Cover (29 Jul 2015)

The Call Board: Become a Jedi Master, Tour with The Book of Mormon and Dance with Billy Elliot (29 Jul 2015)

Watch Mark Evans, Christine Sherrill and Lawrence Redmond Give It "Spin" in Rehearsals For High-Octane Rock Musical The Fix! (29 Jul 2015)

Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears, Andy Mientus, Patrick Heusinger and Celeb Guests Celebrate Opening Night of Bent in L.A. (29 Jul 2015)

Check Out All the Broadway Names Featured in Forthcoming New "Spotlight" Film (Video) (29 Jul 2015)

Stars from Matilda, On the Town, Les Miserables, The Fantasticks Will Perform in Free Bryant Park Concert (29 Jul 2015)

Beyoncé Reportedly in Talks to Join NBC's The Wiz (29 Jul 2015)

From Last Five Years to The Notorious B.I.G. – Hamilton Shout-Outs and References You Need to Know (29 Jul 2015)

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 Nominees (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)

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)

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