September 30, 2014

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Four-Time Emmy Winner Returns to National Tour of Wicked Tonight
30 Sep 2014
The company of the first North American tour of Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman's Wicked welcomes back Kim Zimmer to the role of Madame Morrible beginning Sept. 30 in Albuquerque, NM.

PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: SEPTEMBER 30
30 Sep 2014
1915 The huge Hippodrome Theatre opens one of its most successful extravaganzas, Hip! Hip! Hooray!. Described by the New York Times as "a gargantuan spectacle, smarter and more sumptuous than any that stage had ever known," the cast includes magician Charles T. Aldrich, clown Dippy Diers, and John Philip Sousa with his band. It will run 425 performances.



Shakespeare's Globe Brings King Lear, Starring Joseph Marcell, to NYU Skirball Center
30 Sep 2014 -- Shakespeare's Globe production of King Lear, featuring Joseph Marcell as the titular king, plays the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts with performances beginning Sept. 30 prior to an official opening Oct. 1.

Adam Chanler-Berat and Kyle Beltran Enter The Fortress of Solitude, Starting Tonight at The Public
30 Sep 2014 -- The world premiere of the new musical The Fortress of Solitude begins previews Sept. 30 prior to an official opening Oct. 22 at The Public Theater.

Indian Ink, Starring Rosemary Harris, Opens Off-Broadway (30 Sep 2014)

2014 Theater Hall of Fame Inductees Announced (30 Sep 2014)

A Wicked Pro's List of the 10 Things to Do When You're On Tour (30 Sep 2014)

Broadway Celebrates Life of Late Seth Popper Today (30 Sep 2014)

CUE & A: Five-Time Emmy Winner Wayne Brady on Faking Audition Monologues, His Ballet Skills and Crying Through Annie (30 Sep 2014)

Money Grubbin' Whores, About Tension-Filled Divorce, Opens Off-Broadway Tonight (29 Sep 2014)

PHOTO CALL: Kristin Chenoweth, Noah Marlowe and Andrew Lippa in Rehearsal For I Am Harvey Milk (29 Sep 2014)

PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: You Can't Take It With You — Fun Home (29 Sep 2014)

Schedule of Upcoming Musical Television Series (29 Sep 2014)

Once Will Welcome Original Academy Award-Winning Songwriter and Star (29 Sep 2014)

ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Why Was Rocky Star Margo Seibert Embarrassed to Audition With Andy Karl? (29 Sep 2014)

Tony Nominee to Depart Broadway's Gent's Guide to Love and Murder (29 Sep 2014)

Broadway Grosses: Sept. 22-28 (29 Sep 2014)

"Modern Family" Star Sarah Hyland to Lead Scream! Musical Parody in L.A. (29 Sep 2014)

Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays Will Be Released on DVD in October (29 Sep 2014)

PHOTO CALL: "Maybe Far Away..." An Exclusive First Look at the New National Tour of Annie (29 Sep 2014)

Kenny Leon Will Direct First-Ever Broadway Revival of Children of a Lesser God (29 Sep 2014)

Weekend Performance of Speed-the-Plow, Starring Lindsay Lohan, Delayed Due to Actor Illness (29 Sep 2014)

PHOTO CALL: Matt Doyle, Lena Hall, Natalie Joy Johnson, Brandon Rubendall, Clarke Thorell, Alyssa DiPalma and Dionne Figgins Strip With The Skivvies (29 Sep 2014)

Maltby and Shire Musical, Set During Thai Political Upheaval, Aims for Broadway (29 Sep 2014)

The Verdict: Critics Review World Premiere of Bright Star Musical, by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell (29 Sep 2014)

Bryan Batt Marries Longtime Partner Tom Cianfichi (29 Sep 2014)

Stephen Karam Will Look at Hilarity, Heart and Horrors of The Humans Off-Broadway (29 Sep 2014)

Mary-Louise Parker to Publish a Memoir in Letters to Men (29 Sep 2014)

The 15 Reasons Why Jessie Mueller "Nailed It" On Twitter (29 Sep 2014)

Pioneer's Peter and the Starcatcher Casts Its Black Stache (29 Sep 2014)

Transport Group Will Honor Barbara Whitman at Gimme a Break! Gala (29 Sep 2014)

Michael McCarty, Broadway Actor, Dies at 68 (29 Sep 2014)

Guy Pearce and Dominic West Join Jude Law and Nicole Kidman in "Genius" (29 Sep 2014)

League of Youth Reading Will Feature Wesley Taylor, Chad Kimball, Lisa O'Hare and More (29 Sep 2014)

Japanese-Language Version of Disney's Aladdin Will Open in Tokyo (29 Sep 2014)

Finding Neverland Will Fly to Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (29 Sep 2014)

"Billy Elliot the Musical Live" Sets November DVD Release Date (29 Sep 2014)

Nathan Lane and Partner Devlin Elliott Are Authors of Children's Book, "Naughty Mabel" (29 Sep 2014)

Track Listing Announced for Idina Menzel's Christmas Album, "Holiday Wishes" (29 Sep 2014)

PHOTO CALL: You Can't Take It With You, Starring James Earl Jones and Elizabeth Ashley, Opens on Broadway; Red Carpet Arrivals, Curtain Call and Cast Party (29 Sep 2014)

Jonathan Harvey's Beautiful Thing To Be Revived for U.K. Tour with West End Return to Follow (29 Sep 2014)

Heléne Yorke and Nikki M. James Bring My Blossom Dearie to 54 Below Tonight (29 Sep 2014)

Sundance… Sings!, Featuring Carolee Carmello, Christine Ebersole, Judy Kuhn, Steven Pasquale, Aaron Tveit, Presented Tonight (29 Sep 2014)

"House of Cards" Star Kevin Spacey Sings in Gala Concert Sept. 29 (29 Sep 2014)

Terrence McNally Receives Howard Ashman Award from GMHC (29 Sep 2014)

Lillias White, Justin Guarini, Christine Dwyer Sing Lyons and Pakchar in Free Broadway Songbook Concert Tonight (29 Sep 2014)

Charl Brown, Lilla Crawford, Christopher Jackson, Nikki M. James, Telly Leung Are Part of Tonight's BC/EFA Salon (29 Sep 2014)

At Home With William Ivey Long in His "Antique-y" and "Shabby Chic" Creative Home (29 Sep 2014)

VINTAGE PLAYBILL: My Fair Lady, 1956 (29 Sep 2014)

PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today in Theatre History: SEPTEMBER 29 (29 Sep 2014)

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