Phylicia Rashad and Debbie Allen Star in Virtual Reading of Angry Raucous and Shamelessly Gorgeous April 8

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  • Playbill Experiences

    By Playbill Staff | 04/08/2021

    It’s lights, camera, murder (!) in this noir-themed virtual theatrical experience.

  • 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></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.

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Andrew Gans | 04/07/2021

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

  • 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.

  • Cabaret & Concert News

    By Andrew Gans | 04/07/2021

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

  • 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></p>
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    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.

  • Benefits and Galas

    By Ryan McPhee | 04/01/2021

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

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Andrew Gans | 04/01/2021

    The world premiere of the unauthorized parody will launch Resounding’s outdoor festival of immersive audio plays.

  • 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></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.

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Andrew Gans | 03/31/2021

    The virtual production is one of the Off-Broadway company’s Artistic Instigator projects.

  • 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.

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Andrew Gans | 03/29/2021

    Betty Buckley, Matthew Broderick, André De Shields, Jane Krakowski, Patti LuPone, Donna Murphy, and Lillias White will also be part of The York Theatre Company benefit.

  • 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.

  • 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></p>
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    By Andrew Gans | 03/29/2021

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

  • 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></p>
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    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.”

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Andrew Gans | 03/25/2021

    Watch a trailer for the performance, directed by Evan Pappas, which will benefit The Actors Fund and HIAS.

  • 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></p>
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    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></p>
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    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.

  • Playbill Experiences

    By Victoria Cairl | 03/20/2021

    Learn about centuries of theatrical history in tomorrow’s virtual walking tour.

  • 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></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></p>
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    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></p>
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    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.

  • <i>The Lorax</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/082dca2/2147483647/crop/1200×600%2B0%2B0/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F96%2F9b%2F330f017747ee8b7a37e9fd4ca50f%2Fin-camera-news-post.png” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img></p>
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<p>                                        <a data-cms-ai=London News

    By Dan Meyer | 03/15/2021

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

  • 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></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.

  • Steven Pasquale and Kelli O'Hara in <i>The Bridges of Madison County</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/b038702/2147483647/crop/5760×2880%2B0%2B0/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2Ff6%2F4a%2Fc605a63b4bfab91ace1f08d67af2%2Fbridges447.JPG” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img></p>
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<p>                                        <a data-cms-ai=Playbill Universe

    By Andrew Gans | 03/15/2021

    The Jesse Walker Show welcomes cast and creative team members from the 2014 musical.

  • The cast of<i> The Band Plays On</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/7175165/2147483647/crop/3853×1927%2B173%2B0/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F26%2F44%2Fcb64f3b345c1861e6d83b4f35380%2Fthe-band-plays-on-photo-by-chris-saunders.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img></p>
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<p>                                        <a data-cms-ai=London News

    By Andrew Gans | 03/15/2021

    Robert Hastie and Anthony Lau direct the Chris Bush play.

  • Video

    By Roberto Araujo | 03/13/2021

    The short documentary will stream on March 13 at 8PM on Playbill to commemorate one year since the Broadway shutdown.

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Andrew Gans | 03/13/2021

    Jonathan Silverstein directs Joan Didion’s solo show for Off-Broadway’s Keen Company.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 03/12/2021

    A Liza Minnelli birthday celebration, Kathleen Chalfant in The Year of Magical Thinking, and more online offerings this week.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Playbill Staff | 03/12/2021

    With little to nothing on in-person stages, here’s just some of what Playbill staff and readers turned to over the past year.

  • Playbill Universe

    By Andrew Gans | 03/12/2021

    A portion of ticket sales from the March 12 event go to The Actors Fund.

  • Regional News

    By Andrew Gans | 03/11/2021

    Currently filming in Washington, D.C., the production will stream in late spring.

  • Industry News

    By Dan Meyer | 03/11/2021

    Perfect for team building, family gatherings, or any special occasion.

  • Film & TV News

    By Dan Meyer | 03/11/2021

    Virtual Event Cinema will mimic going to the movies with a specific schedule for viewing.

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Dan Meyer | 03/11/2021

    Manhattan Theatre Club presents a virtual reading.

  • Industry News

    By Talaura Harms | 03/10/2021

    Plus:The Playwrights Realm presents Script Share, a free development opportunity for writers.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Andrew Gans | 03/10/2021

    The theatrical drive-in experience will feature audio plays of Treasure Island, The Tempest, and more.

  • Video

    By Dan Meyer | 03/10/2021

    The star plays Jamie opposite Nasia Thomas as Cathy in the upcoming streaming production.

  • Industry News

    By Talaura Harms | 03/09/2021

    Plus: choreographer and dancer raja feather kelly curates a month-long series of works for Ars Nova.

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Andrew Gans | 03/09/2021

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

  • Opera

    By Ryan McPhee | 03/08/2021

    Catch free performances of Tosca, Manon Lescaut, and more.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 03/08/2021

    Assassins and The Lion King reunions, a Liza Minnelli birthday celebration, and more online offerings this week.

  • Playbill Universe

    By Andrew Gans | 03/08/2021

    The 30th anniversary reunion is part of the Studio Tenn Talks: Conversations with Patrick Cassidy series.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 03/05/2021

    A virtual tour of London’s West End, a drive-in production of the new rock musical SuperYou, and more online offerings this weekend.

  • <i>Gutenberg! The Musical!</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/5ba5311/2147483647/crop/2560×1280%2B0%2B0/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2Fda%2F7b%2F418be09e439eb9087a44864bea9e%2Fgutenberg-1.png” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img></p>
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<p>                                        <a data-cms-ai=Broadway Cares

    By Dan Meyer | 03/05/2021

    The performance stars Bobby Conte Thornton and Alex Prakken.

  • Matthew Bourne’s <i>Swan Lake</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/4db835f/2147483647/crop/3543×1772%2B0%2B230/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F26%2F5d%2F4c873ec74f96a04b6e6e35ffcb48%2Frichard-winsor-flocking-billcooper.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img></p>
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    By Andrew Gans | 03/05/2021

    City Center presents the virtual festival, also featuring The Car Man, Cinderella, and Romeo and Juliet.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Playbill Staff | 03/05/2021

    Playbill hosts a special virtual red carpet for the new work by Lourds Lane.

  • Video

    By Talaura Harms | 03/04/2021

    Samantha Williams, Kara Lindsay, NaTasha Yvette Williams, and more appear in the half-hour salute from music director Max Grossman.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 03/04/2021

    Plus: New York Theatre Barn hosts a Women in Theatre roundtable with Melissa Errico, Ann Harada, L Morgan Lee, and more.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 03/04/2021

    The Jack Canfora family drama is the inaugural production for New Normal Rep.

  • Industry News

    By Talaura Harms | 03/03/2021

    Plus: New Federal Theatre will present readings of Pearl Cleage and Cassandra Medley plays for Women’s History Month.

  • Video

    By Dan Meyer | 03/03/2021

    A digital revival of the musical streams April 2-4.

  • Benefits and Galas

    By Dan Meyer | 03/02/2021

    Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Jesse L. Martin, and many more are set to appear.

  • Film & TV News

    By Talaura Harms | 03/01/2021

    Plus: Two breakout directors launch a new series focusing on theatre’s Comeback.

  • Playbill Experiences

    By Dan Meyer | 03/01/2021

    A full roster of digital events presented by Social Selects this month.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 03/01/2021

    NYTW’s Rent Celebration, an ’80s mall murder mystery, and more online offerings this week.

  • Beverly Sills in <i>Don Pasquale</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/b2d23a3/2147483647/crop/3417×1709%2B14%2B630/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F3d%2F22%2Ff4108a934489a900e129527ba983%2Fdon-pasquale-sills.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img></p>
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    By Ryan McPhee | 03/01/2021

    The company kicks off the month with a week of performances featuring trailblazing women of opera.

  • Video

    By Dan Meyer | 03/01/2021

    The stars took part in one of the first NY PopUps events, as part of the state’s arts revitalization program.

  • Special Features

    By Jennifer Ashley Tepper, Ryan McPhee | 03/01/2021

    Ahead of New York Theatre Workshop’s Rent-themed gala, Jennifer Ashley Tepper guides readers through archives documenting the late composer’s process.

  • Sponsored Content

    By Dan Meyer | 03/01/2021

    The Black Theatre Coalition streaming concert explores the past, present, and future of Black artistry.

  • Industry News

    By Dan Meyer | 02/27/2021

    The Douglas Lyons comedy gets the digital treatment from 59E59 Theaters.

  • Sponsored Content

    By Dan Meyer | 02/27/2021

    The Black Theatre Coalition streaming concert explores the past, present, and future of Black artistry.

  • Regional News

    By Andrew Gans | 02/27/2021

    San Jose Stage company, in collaboration with the African-American Shakespeare Company, presents L. Peter Callender’s drama.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Dan Meyer | 02/26/2021

    The musical stars Nicola Blackman, Dawn Hope, and David Thaxton.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 02/26/2021

    An Ali Stroker concert, André De Shields’ solo Frederick Douglass show, and more online offerings this weekend.

  • <i>Gatsby</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/e59317e/2147483647/thumbnail/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2Fb5%2F40%2Fc00a2d074cd794c58e8cb6878ac1%2Fcrop.jpeg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img></p>
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    By Andrew Gans | 02/26/2021

    The production was filmed at London’s Cadogan Hall.

  • Playbill Universe

    By Andrew Gans | 02/26/2021

    Director Igor Golyak’s latest work fuses film, theatre, and video game technology.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 02/26/2021

    Austin Pendleton directs the 1963 play by Tony nominee Murray Schisgal.

  • Sponsored Content

    By Dan Meyer | 02/26/2021

    The streaming concert explores Black artistry past, present, and future.

  • A <i>Restart Stages </i>rendering of Hearst Plaza” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/2b11b8f/2147483647/crop/4367×2184%2B0%2B580/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F41%2Fe0%2F38df2e8d4431847e5fba36565e2a%2Flincolncenter-restartstages-rendering1-hearstplaza-illustration-ceylan-a.%20Sahin%20Eker.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img></p>
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    By Andrew Gans | 02/25/2021

    The program will launch on World Health Day with a performance for healthcare workers.

  • International News

    By Dan Meyer | 02/25/2021

    The lineup includes Layton Williams, Sam Tutty, and Cassidy Janson.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 02/25/2021

    Ellie Heyman directs the latest offering in the digital one-act series from MCC Theater.

  • <i>The Business of Broadway</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/9bc9b99/2147483647/crop/965×483%2B0%2B40/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F38%2F33%2F0f6fbb364e7f8329c58ade66bf08%2Fthe-business-of-broadway-photo.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img></p>
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    By Dan Meyer | 02/25/2021

    The female-led digital event is hosted by Erica Rotstein, Heather Shields, Rachel Sussman, and Dana M. Lerner.

  • Jack Holden in <i>Cruise</i> and Brennen S. Malone in <i>Fat Ham</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/9c6392f/2147483647/crop/971×486%2B0%2B0/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F89%2Fb8%2F807dc79c49f9be6631ddab7a9110%2Fin-the-news-1.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img></p>
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    By Talaura Harms | 02/24/2021

    Plus: La Mama and Talking Band will present Efflorescence , a seven-episode songspiel.

  • Podcasts

    By Ryan McPhee | 02/24/2021

    Cumming directs and produces the series, featuring a predominantly LGBTQIA+ cast and creative team, as part of Audible’s partnership with Broadway Video.

  • Industry News

    By Talaura Harms | 02/24/2021

    The New Works Series has set its March programming, showcasing excerpts from works such as the Mexican opera Anjou and the Van Gogh rock musical Starry.

  • Broadway Cares

    By Andrew Gans | 02/24/2021

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

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Dan Meyer | 02/24/2021

    The presentation features a conversation with writers Richard Allen and Taran Gray.

  • Regional News

    By Andrew Gans | 02/23/2021

    Charles Pasternak directs the virtual reading for California’s Coachella Valley Repertory.

  • Regional News

    By Andrew Gans | 02/23/2021

    Peter Flynn directs the production, launching George Street Playhouse’s streaming season.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 02/22/2021

    Proceeds from the live streamed global charity variety show will benefit Theatre Support Fund+ and The Actors Fund.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 02/22/2021

    Tootsie favorites reunite for a new reading, André De Shields stars as Frederick Douglass, and more.

  • Opera

    By Ryan McPhee | 02/22/2021

    The Metropolitan Opera pays tribute to the late baritone in Week 50 of its streaming series of past performances.

  • Playbill Universe

    By Andrew Gans | 02/22/2021

    The free radio play is produced and adapted by Sean Hagerty.

  • Readings and Workshops

    By Andrew Gans | 02/22/2021

    Gaye Taylor Upchurch directs the Hannah Cowley comedy for Red Bull Theater.

  • Cabaret & Concert News

    By Andrew Gans | 02/22/2021

    The musical features a book and score by Kyle Segar and David Kornfeld.

  • Readings and Workshops

    By Andrew Gans | 02/21/2021

    Mike Burstyn, who penned the adaptation, also directs.

  • Readings and Workshops

    By Andrew Gans | 02/19/2021

    Set during the Vietnam War, the musical features a book by Eric R. Cohen and Marc Madnick.

  • Sponsored Content

    By Dan Meyer | 02/19/2021

    The lineup also now includes Lilli Cooper, Tituss Burgess, and Michael R. Jackson.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 02/19/2021

    Trivia with The ShowBiz Quiz, hip hop improv lessons with Freestyle Love Supreme Academy, and more online offerings this weekend.

  • Film & TV News

    By Andrew Gans | 02/19/2021

    The theatre favorites currently co-star in the second season of the TNT series.

  • Marisha Wallace in Episode 5 of <i>The Theatre Channel</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/c713e4e/2147483647/crop/4911×2456%2B0%2B0/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F15%2F13%2F3f17354c46a7af97947e0c7c52cd%2Fmarishawallace-4edwardjohnson.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img></p>
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    By Dan Meyer | 02/19/2021

    Episode 5 of The Theatre Channel features songs from West Side Story, Anything Goes, and Cabaret.

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Talaura Harms | 02/18/2021

    Candis C. Jones directs the play by Public Theater Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence Erika Dickerson-Despenza.

  • Playbill Universe

    By Andrew Gans | 02/18/2021

    Michel Legrand and Didier van Cauwelaert’s musical will stream for three performances in April.

  • Broadway News

    By Dan Meyer | 02/18/2021

    The virtual event is part of the production’s new audience development initiative, “Black Inspiration.”

  • Off-Broadway News

    By Andrew Gans | 02/18/2021

    The annual fundraiser features stage and screen stars performing songs from roles in which they would never traditionally be cast.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Dan Meyer | 02/18/2021

    The McCarter Theatre Center digital production, featuring an interactive component, explores mental health.

  • Film & TV News

    By Talaura Harms | 02/17/2021

    Plus: Leslie Odom, Jr. pens an ode to Hamilton co-star Anthony Ramos for Time Magazine’s TIME100 Next list.

  • <i>HamilTour </i>with Playbill Select's <i>At This Theatre</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/72f1a8b/2147483647/crop/971×486%2B0%2B20/resize/400×200/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F05%2F2a%2F7fb68bbc4646ad63c1ffe3ed5c70%2Fwalking-tours.jpg” src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img></p>
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    By Dan Meyer | 02/17/2021

    Retrace the steps of Alexander Hamilton—and the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical’s creation—with Tim Dolan.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 02/16/2021

    Plus: Rebecca Luker’s alma mater announces a scholarship and a stage named in her honor.

  • Theatre Alternatives

    By Talaura Harms | 02/15/2021

    Lillias White performs Sarah Vaughan, a Hamilton-inspired virtual walking tour, The ShowBiz Quiz, and more online offerings this week.

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