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5 Playwrights Who Have Conquered Off-Broadway and London—But Not Broadway (Yet)
By Logan Culwell-Block | 10/20/2017
Though they have not yet hit Broadway, these internationally-recognized theatre artists are people you need to know.
10 Theatre Artists Whose Work Earned Them Revues
By Logan Culwell-Block | 10/14/2017
Which award-winning Broadway composers, lyricists, choreographers, and more inspired these “best of” musicals?
15 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home
By Logan Culwell-Block | 10/06/2017
, we’re running down some of the best filmed Broadway shows—and where to find them.
Which of Your Favorite Broadway Musicals Received the Sequel Treatment?
By Logan Culwell-Block | 09/29/2017
Phantom of the Opera
Love Never Dies
, Playbill details the plots of eight musical sequels—and where those productions are now.
7 Broadway and Off-Broadway Plays That Deserve a Revival
By Adam Hetrick | 09/24/2017
From powerful groundbreakers to politically driven dramas and ahead-of-their-time comedies, we look at seven plays overdue for a return.
9 Times Broadway Adapted Comic Strips and Cartoons Into Musicals
By Logan Culwell-Block | 09/23/2017
isn’t the first musical inspired by a cartoon.
13 One-of-a-Kind Broadway Souvenirs and Experiences Available Through the 2017 Broadway Flea
By Adam Hetrick | 09/17/2017
Online bidding is open for more than 100 items—from meeting Bernadette Peters to tickets to Ben Platt’s final performance—available at The Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction.
7 Times Lauren Bacall Proved Her Musical Theatre Abilities
By Mark Peikert | 09/16/2017
A two-time Tony winner for Best Actress in a Musical, the legendary screen and stage star wasn't a conventional singer—but Bacall proved that she was more than up to the task of handling a song.
7 Straight Plays That Got Original Cast Recordings
By Logan Culwell-Block | 09/15/2017
Turns out, cast albums aren’t
13 Theatre Works That Responded to 9/11
By Ruthie Fierberg | 09/11/2017
Plays and songs inspired by the tragedies of the terrorist attacks, their aftermath, and the rebuilding of America.
9 Times Tennis and Theatre Collided
By Ruthie Fierberg | 09/09/2017
In honor of the U.S. Open tennis finals in New York, we take a look back at the shows, songs, and venues that served up theatre love.
11 Bruce Springsteen Songs Musical Theatre Fans Should Know
By Adam Hetrick | 09/09/2017
Before the rock icon gets to Broadway in October, here are the storied songs musical theatre fans should know—and will love.
22 Broadway Musicals That Closed on Opening Night
By Logan Culwell-Block | 09/08/2017
From a show called
to the recently revisited
A Broadway Musical
, Playbill digs into musicals that played one official performance and the reasons for their short shelf lives.
9 Fictional Musicals From Film & TV Every Theatre Fan Should Know
By Playbill Staff | 09/06/2017
The Simpsons’ Oh! Streetcar!,
here are the faux productions from pop culture every stage enthusiast must know.
10 Musicals Due for a Broadway Revival
By Adam Hetrick | 09/03/2017
From Tony-winning favorites to rarely seen short-lived gems, musical theatre fans are still waiting to see these shows return to Broadway.
7 Musical Theatre Songs Bruce Springsteen Should Rock on Broadway
By Adam Hetrick | 09/02/2017
The Boss is heading to Broadway, and we’re crossing our fingers he’ll slip in a showtune or two during his run at the Walter Kerr Theatre this fall.
9 Former Broadway Theatres Still Visible Today
By Logan Culwell-Block | 09/01/2017
Are you walking past a Broadway theatre without knowing it?
15 Bits of Hal Prince History You Never Knew—But Need To
By Adam Hetrick | 08/27/2017
Throughout the course of his career, the veteran Broadway-producer has revealed little-known facts about some of Broadway’s most iconic musicals—and a few about himself.
15 Broadway Stars Share Their Best Advice for College Freshman
By Ruthie Fierberg | 08/24/2017
Tony winners Jessie Mueller, Jerry Mitchell, and more Broadway professionals offer tips and wisdom for incoming students.
Mel Brooks, Harvey Fierstein, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and More Broadway Stars Remember Broadway Great Thomas Meehan
By Ruthie Fierberg | 08/23/2017
From collaborators to stars of
, and more, the theatre community remembers the late book writer.
Big 10: The 10 Most Represented Colleges on Broadway in the 2017-2018 Season
By Sarah Jane Arnegger | 08/21/2017
What does it take to land a Broadway show? Hard work, talent, luck—all backed up by a good education.
Broadway 101: 10 Directors Every Broadway History Nerd Should Know
By Logan Culwell-Block | 08/18/2017
From Orson Welles to Harold Prince to Julie Taymor, we dive deep to ensure you know the most important players throughout Broadway history.
4 Things You’ll Learn About Michael Moore From His Broadway Show
By Ruthie Fierberg | 08/17/2017
More than a call to “dump Trump,” the stories told in
The Terms of My Surrender
prove little acts (on any side) lead to big change.
22 Times Chart-Topping Recording Artists Came to Broadway
By Logan Culwell-Block | 08/11/2017
Josh Groban isn’t the only music star to lead a Broadway show.
13 Must-Watch Documentaries for Broadway Musical Fans
By Adam Hetrick | 08/09/2017
These essential documentaries capture some of the most fascinating and legendary entertainers, writers, and musicals in Broadway history.
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