Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord Explores Pandemic-Inspired Mask-Making Empire May 14

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  • Special Features

    By Talaura Harms | 05/14/2021

    The musical, co-conceived with playwright Timothy Allen McDonald, stars Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kelli O’Hara, Denée Benton, Patti Murin, and more.

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Dan Meyer | 05/14/2021

    The virtual performance art piece is presented by New York Theatre Workshop.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Andrew Gans | 05/13/2021

    Meg Fofonoff directs the 2004 Broadway musical by Mark Schoenfeld and Barri McPherson.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 05/13/2021

    The Spotlight on Plays live stream cast also includes Mary Beth Peil, Jeremy Shamos, and Alan Cox.

  • Benefits and Galas

    By Andrew Gans | 05/13/2021

    Resident Director Lileana Blain-Cruz also offers a sneak peek of LCT’s upcoming 2021–2022 season.

  • Cabaret & Concert News

    By Andrew Gans | 05/13/2021

    The annual celebration, presented by the Manhattan Association of Cabarets, is being held virtually.

  • Industry News

    By Talaura Harms | 05/12/2021

    Plus, the new Macbeth film starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand gets a distribution deal.

  • Industry News

    By Talaura Harms | 05/11/2021

    Plus, Tonya Pinkins, Ezra Knight, and Pat Bowie are among the actors cast in the Black Motherhood and Parenting New Play Festival.

  • Cabaret & Concert News

    By Andrew Gans | 05/11/2021

    The virtual evening will be hosted by Mindi Dickstein and John Znidarsic.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Dan Meyer | 05/11/2021

    Broadway stars are united to support India during the COVID-19 crisis.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 05/10/2021

    A new musical starring Brian Stokes Mitchell and Kelli O’Hara, concerts from Norm Lewis and Jose Llana, and more online offerings this week.

  • Film & TV Features

    By Dan Meyer | 05/10/2021

    The project showcases Adam Guettel’s song cycle as a series of short films.

  • Playbill Experiences

    By Victoria Cairl | 05/09/2021

    Learn about centuries of theatrical history in a virtual walking tour from Neil Maxfield and Playbill Experiences.

  • Benefits and Galas

    By Ryan McPhee | 05/08/2021

    A cast of predominantly LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC artists present the play by the late Larry Kramer.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 05/07/2021

    Concerts from Betsy Wolfe, Christiane Noll, and Christine Pedi, Dave Malloy’s Preludes ,and more online offerings this weekend.

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Talaura Harms | 05/07/2021

    The beloved Sesame Street resident will take on Prospera’s staff in a family adaptation of the Shakespeare fantasy.

  • Industry News

    By Dan Meyer | 05/07/2021

    Additional virtual presentations are set to star Lena Hall, Campbell Scott, and Bobby Conte Thornton.

  • Industry News

    By Talaura Harms | 05/06/2021

    Plus: People’s Theatre Project gala will honor Katori Hall and include appearances from the In the Heights film cast.

  • London News

    By Dan Meyer | 05/06/2021

    The 2021–2022 season will include the Cush Jumbo-led Hamlet and a play by James Graham.

  • Benefits and Galas

    By Andrew Gans | 05/06/2021

    Watch the two perform Rent‘s “Take Me or Leave Me” from the 2016 Miscast gala.

  • Heather Christian in <i>Animal Wisdom</i>. ” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/80bb8ab/2147483647/crop/1920×960%2B0%2B101/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F62%2F70%2F3dd904fa449291477575dbec995c%2Fheather-christian-in-the-original-film-adaptation-of-the-bushwick-starrs-production-of-animal-wisdom-1.png” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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    By Dan Meyer | 05/06/2021

    Plus, a Q&A with the writer-performer about making up a new art form for the film adaptation of her theatrical show.

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Andrew Gans | 05/06/2021

    Directed by Scott Elliott, the virtual production is the first presented by The New Group Off Stage.

  • London News

    By Talaura Harms | 05/05/2021

    The conversation series featuring British leading talent of stage and screen is available to stream for free.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Dan Meyer | 05/05/2021

    The production will feature The X Factor winner Dalton Harris along with West End stars Kerry Ellis, Lee Mead, and Grace Mouat.

  • Video

    By Dan Meyer | 05/04/2021

    Plus, more bonus videos and a Q&A with contestants Nic Rouleau and Jelani Remy.

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Ryan McPhee | 05/04/2021

    The presentation at Radial Park marks The Neon Coven’s first offering in its “Come On Out” series.

  • Awards

    By Andrew Gans, Ryan McPhee, Dan Meyer | 05/03/2021

    Plus: Andrea Miller will create a live performance installation for Lincoln Center’s outdoor performing arts center, Restart Stages.

  • Video

    By Roberto Araujo | 05/03/2021

    A conversation with artistic director Matt Shakman and playwright and performer Jared Mezzocchi.

  • Kate Lindsey and Joyce DiDonato in <i>Agrippina</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/5e203ef/2147483647/crop/3163×1582%2B575%2B401/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2Fde%2Fa3%2F55f30ff14be08a889297840c4aa1%2Fagrippina-9326s.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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    By Ryan McPhee | 05/03/2021

    For when flowers just won’t cut it, there’s Elektra and Agrippina.

  • Lisa Banes and Jordan Boatman in <i>The Nicities</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/4f8022a/2147483647/crop/1200×600%2B0%2B30/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F58%2Fdc%2F6a248d144fc49cb28fe098cb664d%2F0.1200×0.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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    By Andrew Gans | 05/03/2021

    Kimberly Senior directs Eleanor Burgess’ virtual adaptation for Manhattan Theatre Club.

  • The Whale in <i>Broadway's Masked Singer</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/331ccb9/2147483647/thumbnail/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F0a%2Fb5%2Faa3f200a4be18efe1f68ca542401%2Fthe-whale-youll-be-back-broadways-masked-singer-hr.jpeg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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    By Dan Meyer | 05/03/2021

    Stars From The Prom, Wicked, and more are revealed in the Broadway’s Masked Singer Season 1 finale.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 05/03/2021

    A Rebecca Luker tribute concert, Roundabout’s Refocus Project, Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo in Waiting for Godot, and more online offerings this week.

  • Cabaret & Concert News

    By Andrew Gans | 05/03/2021

    Spring Song features the work of Frank Loesser, Johnny Mercer, and more.

  • Awards

    By Andrew Gans | 05/02/2021

    The pre-taped special benefits The Actors Fund.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Bethany Rickwald | 05/01/2021

    The new play by Dorothy Lyman offers a story about older adults.

  • Paula Pell, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Sara Bareilles, and Busy Philipps in <i>Girls5Eva</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/d830a64/2147483647/crop/1000×500%2B0%2B62/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F41%2F9d%2Ff3a4341f4c8f87b56ab2408bd248%2Fnup-193654-0001.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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    By Dan Meyer | 05/01/2021

    Plus, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series returns for Season 2.

  • Shirley Jones and Gordon MacRae in <i>Oklahoma!</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/9f96cef/2147483647/crop/2877×1439%2B0%2B256/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F9f%2F65%2F4dcdf28e4bb7b4ed821cc0effff2%2Fpa-72-shirley-jones-gordon-macrae.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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    By Logan Culwell-Block | 04/30/2021

    The 1955 film stars Gordon MacRae and, in her film debut, Shirley Jones.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Dan Meyer | 04/30/2021

    The show is re-framed against the backdrop of the #EndSARS movement.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/30/2021

    A ghostly audio play, a Titanic spoof, Broadway’s original Jersey Boy in concert, and more online offerings this weekend.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Logan Culwell-Block | 04/30/2021

    With a cast including Joaquina Kalukango and Rob Demery, the reading launches Roundabout Theatre Company’s Refocus Project.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/29/2021

    Lileana Blain-Cruz directs a virtual production for the female-focused spring lineup of Spotlight on Plays.

  • The Bee in <i>Broadway's Masked Singer</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/e62064d/2147483647/crop/1920×960%2B0%2B0/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F62%2F38%2Fe06f223e41eb96659d6e4226c1d0%2Fbring-him-home-still.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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    By Dan Meyer | 04/29/2021

    Plus, which Six star and Disney princess turned out to be The Dalmatian and The Shark, respectively?

  • Benefits and Galas

    By Logan Culwell-Block | 04/28/2021

    With performances from Is God Is, Fairview, and more, the Off-Broadway theatre’s gala benefit will be available for a donation of any amount.

  • <i>Share the Floor</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/582b953/2147483647/thumbnail/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F7a%2F6c%2F6adc49e9457fa5374932a1a109dd%2Fshare-the-floor-key-art-hr.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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    By Dan Meyer | 04/28/2021

    The series is conceived and created by Newsies Tony winner Christopher Gattelli.

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Dan Meyer | 04/28/2021

    The New York Theatre Barn spotlight returns with musicals about mapmakers, robbers, and the Brooklyn Bridge.

  • Cabaret & Concert News

    By Andrew Gans | 04/28/2021

    The two-time Tony winner is joined by Raúl Esparza, Joaquina Kalukango, Kelli O’Hara, and Wren Rivera.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms, Dan Meyer | 04/27/2021

    Plus, the May lineup for Live at the Lortel is announced.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Dan Meyer | 04/27/2021

    The free program features emerging Black artists, actors, directors, and playwrights from Detroit.

  • Broadway Cares

    By Dan Meyer | 04/27/2021

    Which Mean Girls star was revealed to be The Flamingo?

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/26/2021

    A Sutton Foster concert, Broadway’s Masked Singer, Paula Vogel’s The Baltimore Waltz, and more online offerings this week.

  • Renée Fleming, Kelli O'Hara, and Alek Shrader in <i>The Merry Widow</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/44531c3/2147483647/crop/1122×561%2B232%2B233/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2Fd9%2Fe7%2Fece22283479592262f419c387bba%2Fmerry-widow-2015-live-from-met-5487a-x3.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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    By Ryan McPhee | 04/26/2021

    The lineup includes The Merry Widow, La Bohème, Manon, and La Traviata.

  • Cabaret & Concert News

    By Andrew Gans | 04/26/2021

    The free evening spotlights the work emerging Broadway talent created in response to the pandemic.

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Andrew Gans | 04/26/2021

    The virtual production is one of New York Theatre Workshop’s Artistic Instigator projects.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/25/2021

    Proceeds from the virtual production will benefit Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Congregation Beth Elohim.

  • Constantine Maroulis in Broadway's <i>Rock of Ages</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/08684c1/2147483647/crop/4314×2157%2B0%2B125/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2Fef%2F3f%2Fa015a0c146469bfe86fa23d20a90%2Froabway293r-300.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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    By Dan Meyer | 04/24/2021

    Among the stars participating are Tony nominees Constantine Maroulis, Laura Bell Bundy, and Kerry Butler.

  • Beyoncé Knowles, Anika Noni Rose, and Jennifer Hudson in the film version of <i>Dreamgirls </i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/668bc5b/2147483647/crop/1500×750%2B0%2B0/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F19%2Fc3%2F3f41d58c4e0ab1e5f823108852e9%2Fdreamgirls-copy.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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    By Dan Meyer | 04/24/2021

    The film adaptation stars Anika Noni Rose, Beyoncé Knowles, and Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Dan Meyer, Talaura Harms | 04/23/2021

    Plus: Bucks County will welcome Christy Altomare, Melissa Errico, and more for its concert series.

  • Industry News

    By Talaura Harms | 04/23/2021

    Resounding’s Clu-eth, Play-PerView’s The Gett, Orfeh and Andy with Bill Berloni, and more online offerings this weekend.

  • Jessie Buckley as Juliet, Lucian Msamati as Friar Laurence and Josh O'Connor as Romeo in <i>GREAT PERFORMANCES Romeo & Juliet</i> at the National Theatre.” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/39fd85d/2147483647/thumbnail/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2Fee%2Fcb%2Fa6592b8c4d5c835c21f71f42bfcd%2Fjessie-buckley-juliet-lucian-msamati-friar-laurence-and-josh-oconnor-romeo-in-romeo-juliet-at-the-n.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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    By Talaura Harms | 04/23/2021

    Josh O’Conner and Jessie Buckley are star-crossed lovers in this contemporary Shakespeare production.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Andrew Gans | 04/23/2021

    The premiere of the unauthorized parody launches Resounding’s outdoor festival of immersive audio plays, also available via simulcast.

  • Layton Williams in <i>The Theatre Channel</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/b65d57a/2147483647/thumbnail/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F03%2F7f%2F3e5742dd41f5b77377c03e16410f%2Flayton-williams-the-theastre-channel-hr.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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    By Dan Meyer | 04/22/2021

    Also, Antonio Banderas goes behind-the-scenes of his Spanish-language A Chorus Line in the latest episode.

  • Playbill Experiences

    By Dan Meyer | 04/22/2021

    Join this virtual, interactive Broadway trivia night—with prizes—from Playbill Experiences.

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Andrew Gans | 04/22/2021

    Directed by Evan Pappas, the stream benefits The Actors Fund and HIAS.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/21/2021

    Plus, Andrew Lippa, Tom Kitt, Lauren Pritchard, and more will judge Taylor Louderman’s annual musical theatre songwriting contest.

  • Industry News

    By Dan Meyer | 04/21/2021

    The virtual production of Dorothy Lyman’s play will begin May 1.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/21/2021

    The pair previously starred on Broadway in the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright’s Anna in the Tropics.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Dan Meyer | 04/20/2021

    The virtual benefit features an all-Asian American cast.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/19/2021

    Jimmy Smits and Daphne Rubin-Vega in Two Sisters and a Piano, the Showbiz Quiz, the audio-immersive Clu-eth, and more online offerings this week.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Andrew Gans | 04/19/2021

    Brooklyn’s Billie Holiday Theatre presents the virtual premiere, featuring 50 stories from 50 Black women from around the world.

  • Benefits and Galas

    By Andrew Gans | 04/19/2021

    The annual fundraiser features stage and screen stars performing songs from roles in which they wouldn’t traditionally be cast.

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Andrew Gans | 04/18/2021

    Betty Buckley, Matthew Broderick, André De Shields, Jane Krakowski, Bernadette Peters, and Lillias White are also part of The York Theatre Company benefit.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/16/2021

    A Phillipa Soo concert, a star-studded York Theatre benefit, a virtual West End tour, and more online offerings this weekend.

  • Industry News

    By Talaura Harms | 04/15/2021

    Plus: Grace McLean, Heather Christian, Daniel K. Isaac, Mitra Jouhari, and more are among SPACE on Ryder Farm 2021 residents.

  • Industry News

    By Dan Meyer | 04/15/2021

    Patricia Vanstone will direct the Dorothy Lyman play.

  • Jon Tai performing <i>Missed Connections</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/3ac7a19/2147483647/crop/2043×1022%2B6%2B278/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F8d%2F60%2F5e0e8c6f460bbab9ffb3f701bb03%2Fjon-sitting-in-the-pear-pickle-with-sign.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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    By Talaura Harms | 04/15/2021

    After a Chicago run, the interactive, virtual experience is now part of the Plays in Place Series from Off-Broadway’s 59e59 Theaters.

  • Playbill Experiences

    By Playbill Staff | 04/15/2021

    Special Broadway guest stars Ben Cameron and Michelle Dowdy join this this noir-themed virtual theatrical experience.

  • The cast of <i>Assassins</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/80dd1d5/2147483647/crop/4064×2032%2B0%2B670/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F2a%2F76%2Fbc8e7acd47338fada32dea4fe356%2Feverybodys-got-the-right.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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    By Andrew Gans | 04/15/2021

    The free virtual event features cast members of the original Off-Broadway production, the Broadway revival, and John Doyle’s upcoming CSC staging.

  • London News

    By Dan Meyer | 04/14/2021

    The production returns for a live stream run after playing the venue in 2015 and 2017.

  • Jennifer Holliday, Sheryl Lee Ralph, and Loretta Devine in <i>Dreamgirls</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/42c58d4/2147483647/crop/738×369%2B0%2B125/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F6f%2Fa0%2Fef9795e14be0a3fb648c2aad2e2e%2Fdreamgirls-orig-hr.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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    By Andrew Gans | 04/13/2021

    The virtual event also featured performances by Tony winners Heather Headley, Bernadette Peters, Kristin Chenoweth, and James Monroe Iglehart.

  • Nasia Thomas and Nicholas Edwards in <i>The Last Five Years</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/5a65c97/2147483647/crop/1696×848%2B0%2B226/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2Feb%2Fa2%2F4965480b43c7b9727e7bcb83d683%2Fnasia-thomas-as-cathy-nicholas-edwards-as-jamie-in-the-last-five-years-c-gerald-malaval.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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<p>                                                                               <a data-cms-ai=Playbill Universe

    By Andrew Gans | 04/13/2021

    Tony winner Jason Michael Webb directs the Drama League-nominated production of the Jason Robert Brown musical.

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Talaura Harms, Dan Meyer | 04/13/2021

    The play by Erika Dickerson-Despenza is part of The Public Theater’s digital spring season.

  • Industry News

    By Talaura Harms | 04/12/2021

    Plus: Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced new programming or April and May.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/12/2021

    A Phillipa Soo concert, an interactive murder mystery, an Assassins reunion, and more online offerings this week.

  • Joyce DiDonato in <i>Cendrillon</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/82763f6/2147483647/crop/4277×2139%2B0%2B282/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2Fbe%2F56%2Fcbb9588744eeb5cedd0d49d8e405%2Fcend-0299a.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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<p>                                                                               <a data-cms-ai=Opera

    By Ryan McPhee | 04/12/2021

    The lineup includes Joyce DiDonato in two different Cinderella operas.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/10/2021

    The Justin Sayre comedy is the latest from the theatrical streamer, benefiting arts organizations and charities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/09/2021

    Plus: April 8, 2021, was proclaimed “André De Shields Appreciation Day” by NY State Senator Brad Hoylman. But really, isn’t that every day?

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/09/2021

    A digital Disenchanted!, an Anna Deavere Smith new work excerpt, a Bill Berloni visit, and more online offerings this weekend.

  • Cast of <i>Disenchanted</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/d59c0ab/2147483647/crop/1270×635%2B0%2B0/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F1e%2F84%2F38d602e04ef38ef0d5f1c8e2267c%2Fdisenchated-princess-unite.jpeg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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<p>                                                                               <a data-cms-ai=London News

    By Andrew Gans | 04/09/2021

    Tom Jackson Greaves directs Dennis T. Giacino’s take on famed fairy tale princesses.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Dan Meyer | 04/08/2021

    Tony nominee Camille A. Brown directs the event for the Spotlight on Plays series.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Andrew Gans | 04/08/2021

    The 91-year-old Broadway veteran shares songs and stories from his Tony-winning career.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/07/2021

    Plus: Bloomingdale School of Music will stream its annual spring benefit concert with performances from Frozen‘s Alyssa Fox and Aisha Jackson and more.

  • Ephraim Birney and Maggie Bofill in <i>The Sound Inside</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/08eb5a7/2147483647/crop/1920×960%2B0%2B120/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2Fa2%2F1a%2F98d01b1f4142b273f2212b61db5f%2Ftsi-36-rev.jpeg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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<p>                                                                               <a data-cms-ai=Regional News

    By Dan Meyer | 04/07/2021

    The new production of the 2020 Tony-nominated play stars Maggie Bofill and Ephraim Birney.

  • Special Features

    By Bethany Rickwald | 04/07/2021

    The immersive theatre production stars Bathsheba Piepe—and features a cameo by Dominic Monaghan.

  • Benefits and Galas

    By Andrew Gans | 04/07/2021

    Joseph Discher adapted and directs the William Shakespeare classic, featuring Scott Wentworth, Derek Wilson, and more.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/07/2021

    Conceived by Picoult and playwright Timothy Allen McDonald, the production also stars Denée Benton, Matt Doyle, Patti Murin, Colin Donnell, and more.

  • Benefits and Galas

    By Talaura Harms | 04/07/2021

    A portion of the proceeds will benefit WTF’s designers and stage managers.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/06/2021

    Plus: Performers have been announced for Harlem Stage’s gala and the upcoming Rock of Ages concert.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Dan Meyer | 04/06/2021

    The Circle Jerk and Ratatouille pair debuted the work at New York Theatre Workshop in 2018.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/05/2021

    Plus: After a Drama League Award nomination, Out of the Box Theatrics’ The Last 5 Years is heading back online.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/05/2021

    An online reading starring sisters Phylicia Rashad and Debbie Allen, Mandy Gonzalez’s book release, and more online offerings this week.

  • Paulo Szot in <i>The Nose</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/5b34b94/2147483647/crop/3976×1988%2B21%2B650/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F8b%2F36%2Fb9e9572e42e99c72748deeda8f07%2Fnose-szot-as-kovalyov-3555.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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<p>                                                                               <a data-cms-ai=Classic Arts News

    By Ryan McPhee | 04/05/2021

    The Metropolitan Opera’s latest lineup of virtual offerings includes The Nose, Eugene Onegin, and Roméo et Juliette.

  • Benefits and Galas

    By Andrew Gans | 04/05/2021

    The annual fundraiser features stage and screen stars performing songs from roles in which they wouldn’t traditionally be cast.

  • Playbill Experiences

    By Playbill Staff | 04/02/2021

    Broadway stars light up a streaming production of Michel Legrand and Didier van Cauwelaert’s musical; tune in here to view the pre-show and the official Playbill.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/02/2021

    Plus: Joey Contreras’ In Pieces musical gets an album release featuring Andrew Barth Feldman, George Salazar, Solea Pfeiffer, and more.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 04/02/2021

    The virtual revival of Amour, NY PopsUP live from a Broadway theatre, and more online offerings this weekend.

  • Benefits and Galas

    By Andrew Gans | 04/01/2021

    The intimate conversations will be presented as an alternative to the Off-Broadway company’s annual gala.

  • Video

    By Dan Meyer | 04/01/2021

    Get an exclusive sneak peek at a clue package for The Bee inside.

  • <i>Dreamgirls</i>, <i>Legally Blonde</i>, and <i>The Color Purple</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/94567fa/2147483647/crop/971×486%2B0%2B1/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F01%2Fe1%2F17a9734147da81d0d4637c3597d1%2Fdreamgirls-legally-blonde-the-color-purple.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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<p>                                                                               <a data-cms-ai=Film & TV News

    By Dan Meyer, Logan Culwell-Block | 04/01/2021

    See what’s coming to HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, and more this month.

  • London News

    By Andrew Gans | 04/01/2021

    The new song cycle marks the first collaboration between the U.K.’s Barn Theatre and composer Matthew Harvey.

  • Industry News

    By Dan Meyer | 03/31/2021

    New Works Series continues with spotlight performances and artist interviews.

  • Playbill Experiences

    By Dan Meyer | 03/31/2021

    Tim Dolan of Broadway Up Close takes fans beyond the curtain in this Playbill Experiences event.

  • Broadway Cares

    By Andrew Gans | 03/30/2021

    The concert—featuring Lea Salonga, Stephanie J. Block, Deborah Cox, and several more—benefits Broadway Cares and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.

  • Cabaret & Concert News

    By Ryan McPhee | 03/30/2021

    The Town Hall series goes online this spring, with three concerts highlighting different eras of musical theatre.

  • Regional News

    By Logan Culwell-Block | 03/30/2021

    Original Broadway cast member Jared Grimes will make his directorial debut with the production, which will stream on Broadway On Demand.

  • Awards

    By Dan Meyer | 03/30/2021

    The organization will honor digital theatre, audio plays, virtual concerts, and more in its 87th annual ceremony.

  • Industry News

    By Dan Meyer | 03/30/2021

    The Untold Stories of Broadway author offers a virtual tour of the home to Frozen, Hello, Dolly!, and Gypsy.

  • Lists

    By Logan Culwell-Block | 03/29/2021

    From Hamilton to Newsies, we’re running down some of the best filmed Broadway shows—and where to find them.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 03/29/2021

    Broadway Backwards, a virtual revival of Amour, theatre tours and ghost stories, and more online offerings this week.

  • London News

    By Andrew Gans, Dan Meyer | 03/29/2021

    The cast features Fionn Whitehead, Alfred Enoch, Joanna Lumley, Russell Tovey, and more.

  • Industry News

    By Dan Meyer | 03/29/2021

    Kate Baldwin directs the streaming benefit for Maestra Music.

  • Cabaret & Concert News

    By Andrew Gans | 03/29/2021

    The free evening is produced and hosted by John Znidarsic.

  • Industry News

    By Talaura Harms | 03/26/2021

    The benefit platform has raised nearly $350,000 for arts organizations in its year of streaming theatrical content during the pandemic.

  • London News

    By Andrew Gans | 03/26/2021

    Ian Talbot directs Justin Butcher’s solo show.

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Andrew Gans | 03/26/2021

    The annual fundraiser features stage and screen stars performing songs from roles in which they wouldn’t traditionally be cast.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 03/26/2021

    A celebrity reading of The Thanksgiving Play, a global variety show with Aaron Tveit, and more online offerings this weekend.

  • Tom Noyes and Norton James in <i>Preludes</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/17a8c45/2147483647/crop/3466×1733%2B8%2B341/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2Fbd%2F62%2F4127d0b14480b9f1453cc082774b%2Ftom-noyes-norton-james-preludes-credit-scott-rylander.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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<p>                                                                               <a data-cms-ai=Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 03/25/2021

    Plus: Kara Young will host the PEN Literary Awards.

  • News

    By Talaura Harms | 03/25/2021

    Over 60 playwrights and performers come together to create three one-night-only programs about “that time of the month.”

  • Interview

    By Talaura Harms | 03/25/2021

    Heidi Schreck, Bobby Cannavale, Keanu Reeves, and Alia Shawkat star in the Spotlight on Plays virtual presentation of the title, streaming March 25.

  • Benefits and Galas

    By Dan Meyer | 03/25/2021

    The virtual concert is a benefit to raise awareness and funds for homeless youth.

  • Regional News

    By Dan Meyer | 03/25/2021

    The Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible co-production stars Simone Missick, Kristolyn Lloyd, André Holland, Keith Randolph Smith, and Blair Underwood.

  • Naya Rivera and cast of <i>Glee</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/66b8391/2147483647/crop/1300×650%2B0%2B188/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F04%2F29%2F9c50e7f444a59157a444e4c305fe%2Fglee-hr.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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<p>                                                                               <a data-cms-ai=Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 03/24/2021

    Plus: Black Feminist Video Game and Bette Davis Ain’t for Sissies get digital premieres.

  • Industry News

    By Talaura Harms | 03/23/2021

    Plus: 92Y will stream a video performance of Pafko at the Wall starring Billy Crudup, Zachary Levi and Tony Shalhoub.

  • Industry News

    By Dan Meyer | 03/23/2021

    The season begins March 25 with Larissa FastHorse’s The Thanksgiving Play.

  • Regional News

    By Dan Meyer | 03/23/2021

    The George Street Playhouse virtual production streams on demand.

  • <i>Titanique</i> art” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/9091422/2147483647/crop/3711×1856%2B0%2B1/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F16%2Fae%2F5add281a455095d85c308705fa84%2F1-titanique-finalart.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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<p>                                                                               <a data-cms-ai=Cabaret & Concert News

    By Andrew Gans | 03/22/2021

    The concert presentation will be performed live from Le Poisson Rouge and streamed worldwide.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 03/22/2021

    Dear Evan Hansen and Contact reunions, a celebrity reading of The Thanksgiving Play, and more online offerings this week.

  • London News

    By Andrew Gans | 03/22/2021

    Dean Johnson directs the filmed production for Lambert Jackson Productions.

  • Broadway Cares

    By Andrew Gans | 03/19/2021

    The annual concert benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.

  • Playwright Erika Dickerson-Despenza with Safiya Fredericks, Khary L. Moye, Jamella Cross, and Anna Marie Sharpe in <i>[hieroglyph]</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/4daf118/2147483647/crop/2560×1280%2B0%2B116/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2Fb8%2F1c%2F309d8e0145818afd70f2120f56d9%2Fsfp-lht-hieroglyph-jessica-palopoli17-scaled.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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<p>                                                                               <a data-cms-ai=Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 03/19/2021

    A virtual walking tour of London’s West End, a new Erika Dickerson-Despenza play, and more online offerings this weekend.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 03/18/2021

    Plus, Schubert-inspired immersive production The Wandering opens in April.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Andrew Gans | 03/18/2021

    The series of archival recordings, originally produced for promotional purposes, also includes The Wolves, Marys Seacole, and The Royale.

  • Playbill Universe

    By Andrew Gans | 03/17/2021

    The theatrical drive-in series will also feature audio plays of Beyond the Veil, The Tempest, and more.

  • Taylor Iman Jones and Jelani Remy in <i>Anjou</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/a80e5bf/2147483647/crop/3590×1795%2B0%2B226/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F33%2F44%2Fcad99ab34ec6b5b9da16d7d540e7%2Ftaylor-iman-and-jelani-anjou.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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<p>                                                                               <a data-cms-ai=Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 03/17/2021

    Broadway and West End alums including Taylor Iman Jones, Jelani Remy, and Simon Gordon perform in the half-hour excerpts.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 03/16/2021

    Plus: Kaufman Music Center presents Kay Swift and Kander and Ebb concerts, and watch Idina Menzel on The Drew Barrymore Show.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Dan Meyer | 03/16/2021

    The cast features Fionn Whitehead, Alfred Enoch, Joanna Lumley, Russell Tovey, and more.

  • Regional News

    By Talaura Harms | 03/15/2021

    Plus, Rent will return to live performances at the U.K.’s Hope Mill Theatre in August.

  • Anthony Roth Costanzo and Aaron Blake in <i>Akhnaten</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/2f15b38/2147483647/crop/1990×995%2B0%2B242/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F3c%2Fa6%2F753499e94de5bffde84bdedb9791%2Fakhnaten-metropolitan-opera-2019-anthony-roth-costanzo-and-aaron-blake-hr.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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<p>                                                                               <a data-cms-ai=Opera

    By Playbill Staff | 03/15/2021

    The lineup of viewers’ picks includes Akhnaten, Agrippina, and Eugene Onegin.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Dan Meyer | 03/15/2021

    Tony nominee Camille A. Brown directs the event for the Spotlight on Plays series.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 03/15/2021

    The Bridges of Madison County reunion, Taylor Iman Jones in Anjou, a virtual bar crawl, and more online offerings this week.

  • Nasia Thomas and Nicholas Edwards in <i>The Last Five Years</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/5a65c97/2147483647/crop/1696×848%2B0%2B226/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2Feb%2Fa2%2F4965480b43c7b9727e7bcb83d683%2Fnasia-thomas-as-cathy-nicholas-edwards-as-jamie-in-the-last-five-years-c-gerald-malaval.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img>                                 </a>                        </p>
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<p>                                                                               <a data-cms-ai=Regional News

    By Andrew Gans | 03/15/2021

    Tony winner Jason Michael Webb directs the production of the Jason Robert Brown musical.

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