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Something's Coming: Spring into 2018 With This Year's Upcoming Broadway Shows!

<b>As 2018 kicks off, we take a look at all of the upcoming shows hitting Broadway between now and the Tony Awards! With everything from fan favorites</b> …

Chicago stages: The top ten theater productions of 2017

The “fake news” phenomenon may have been all the rage in 2017, but Chicago theaters continually grabbed hold of “real news” (often by way of its …

Where Wall Street Meets Broadway

Something strange began happening on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in 1934. On Christmas Eve, and then again on the last trading day of the year, the traders stopped carrying the financial weight of the world and started carrying a tune. Even odder was the song they crooned, a hoary …

As tourist-friendly musicals take over, Broadway no longer belongs to playwrights

NEW YORK — In June, four original dramas by highly regarded playwrights vied for the Tony Award for best play of the Broadway season. Three months later, all four were gone.<p>Their truncated lives reflect an imbalance that has all but eradicated a once thriving category of American entertainment: the …

Times Square

The top shows, stars and theater scandals of 2017

With a nod to Oscar Hammerstein II:<p><i>Bette at the Shubert<br>Bruce Springsteen on Broadway<br>Garth Drabinsky starts yelling and Mandy says “No way”<br>Michael</i> …

Laura Bell Bundy, Denée Benton, and More Reveal Their Favorite Female Roles in Theatre

In honor of the upcoming Double Standards concert, stars of the one-night-only event share their role models and go-to female empowerment …

Norm Lewis, Laura Linney, Marin Mazzie More Will Honor Harold Prince at MTC's Fall Gala

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director and Barry Grove, Executive Producer) will present its 2017 Fall Benefit, honoring 21-time …

Playbill Mixtape: Musical Theatre 101, 1970s Edition

The ultimate playlist for any fan of Broadway musicals of the “me decade.”<p>This week, Playbill continues our must-know listening series as we travel …

Norm Lewis Plans Fresh Lineup for 2017 Holiday Concert in NYC

Norm Lewis: Santa Baby! will swing at Feinstein’s/54 Below starting December 18.<p>It's not Halloween yet, but rehearsals have begun for Tony Award …

How a serious illness gave Eugene O’Neill his dark literary power

Monday marks the 129th birthday of the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Eugene O’Neill. Long before he sat down to compose the dramas that …

Watch NY Times Employees Sing Stephen Sondheim's Broadway Baby

Footage includes some regular Times’ bylines — as well as some less familiar names<p>New York Times employees came together yesterday for a bit of …

When Lin-Manuel Miranda Met Stephen Sondheim

What, exactly, has Stephen Sondheim contributed to musical theater?<p>Lin-Manuel Miranda, in a profile of Sondheim penned for The New York Times Style …

10 Famous People on Stephen Sondheim

Stephen Sondheim is one of seven cover stars of T’s Greats issue, out Oct. 22. To mark the occasion, T asked 10 friends, collaborators and admirers to reflect on the legendary composer and lyricist of musical theater.<p><b>Neil Patrick Harris</b><p>“Every time I work with Steve, I’m just blown away. Not because …

Why So Many D.C. Plays End Up On Broadway

Halfway up the stairs leading to Arena Stage’s theaters is a square pedestal, on top of which sit two Tony Awards. One, given in 1976, is a …

24 Hour Plays Is Back + More NYC Events 10/27–11/02

<i>New York is the city that never sleeps, and with so many events and activities each week across all five boroughs, it can be hard to know what’s</i> …

Do You Know What Shows These 23 Stars Made Their Broadway Debuts In?

Test your Broadway knowledge.<p>All of these actors have made a lasting impact on Broadway—many of them earning Tony Awards for their work—but do you …

Tony Awards

Broadway Plotzes As Five Shows Tumble $200K-Plus In Post Labor Day B.O. Plunge

Glitter Gulch, Nevada looked mighty appealing last week as Hurricane Bette took a powder and crowds generally ditched Times Square in droves, getting …

Shubert Organization Scraps Plans for New Broadway Theatre

Planned venue was to be on West 45th Street.<p>After years of planning, the Shubert Organization has canceled plans for building a new Broadway theatre, …

Hal Prince's 10 greatest Broadway musicals, ranked

Compiling a ranking of the 10 best Broadway musicals that have been touched in some small way by the incomparable director and producer (and, let us …

AHS: Cult, With Sarah Paulson, Cheyenne Jackson, and Several Other Broadway Alums, Premieres September 5

The new chapter of American Horror Story also features Tony nominees Alison Pill, Frances Conroy, and Mare Winningham.<p>The new season of <i>American</i> …

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Looks Up In A Down Week: Broadway Box Office

The eclipse came a little early to Broadway, with box offices around town growing dim in a laconic week as crowds thinned. Most shows saw ticket …

Thomas Meehan, Who Wrote the Books for Broadway Hits, Dies at 88

Thomas Meehan, who won Tony Awards for writing the books for three of the most successful Broadway musicals of the past 40 years — “Annie,” “The Producers” and “Hairspray” — died on Monday at his home in Manhattan. He was 88.<p>The cause was cancer, said his wife, Carolyn Meehan.<p>Mr. Meehan was one of …

How Well Do You Know the Schools of These Broadway Stars?

Take this quiz to see if you’d pass your 2016-2017 Broadway season final exam.<p>How Well Do You Know the Schools of the Stars From the 2016-2017 …

College & University

Frozen 'The Musical': Start date and venues confirmed as fans can finally get their hands on tickets

Frozen captivated the hearts of young and old Disney fans alike, becoming a runaway success soon after it's cinematic release.<p>Now fans of the …

Stage fright: the Hollywood stars who bombed on Broadway

Earlier this week, producers announced that Denzel Washington would return to Broadway in Eugene O’Neill’s barroom heartbreaker The Iceman Cometh next March, in a revival directed by George C Wolfe. Washington’s first Broadway outing was in 1988’s Checkmates and although Washington’s second turn, …

Bruce Willis

What Did New York Critics Think of Prince of Broadway?

Broadway icon Harold Prince directs the retrospective of his life’s work that charts more than 60 years of musical theatre history, from West Side …

Why Musical Theater Training is Great for Child Actors

How fabulous that your child is passionate about performing! Acting provides such a wonderful outlet for kids to build confidence and communications …

Child Actors

Review: A Prince’s Broadway Kingdom is Scattered to the Winds

A host of illustrious composers clamor for attention in the overture for “Prince of Broadway,” which opened on Thursday night at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater. Fragments of bizarrely cohabiting songs cozy up and collide in lush orchestral swirls. And before you can name who wrote one naggingly …

'Prince Of Broadway' Pays Tribute To A Musical Theater Legend

Tony Award-winning composer John Kander has a favorite story about Broadway producer and director Harold Prince: In 1965, he and lyricist Fred Ebb were working on a show that Prince produced called <i>Flora, The Red Menace</i> and it was <i>not</i> going well.<p>"A week before the show opened, Hal had said 'Whatever …

Education Spotlight: Jason Gotay Directs EDGES at Exit II Theater Company

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's new Education Spotlight! Here we will shine a light on Broadway performers who are paying it forward, working with …