April 01, 2015

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Renée Fleming
T. Charles Erickson

Meet Three Women Behind the New Musicals on Broadway

Susan Stroman, Diane Paulus and Kathleen Marshall have moved to the front ranks of go-to directors for big Broadway musicals, but female composers have been less present on the scene. Until now.

Playbill Picks! Dream Miscastings We'd Like To See on the Great White Way

In celebration of MCC Theater's annual Miscast gala March 30, members of Playbill.com's editorial staff picked their dream miscasts.

They Will Never Leave You! Essential Female Duets for Broadway

From Side Show to Wicked, from loving affirmations of friendship to backbiting and backhanded comments, duets between two women have long served as showstoppers in musicals.

Playbill Poll: In What Role Would Readers Dream Cast Tina Fey?

With the news that development of Tina Fey's "Mean Girls" musical is progressing, Playbill.com took to social media to see in which roles readers would dream cast the multi-talented comedienne. 

A Woman's World: "Ambition, Adventure and Exploration" Brings Fun Home to Broadway… And Defies the Odds

Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron share how their own families influenced the writing of Fun Home.

Diva Talk: Kelli O'Hara On The King and I, The Real Anna, "Peter Pan Live" and Motherhood

News, views and reviews about the multi-talented women of the musical theatre and the concert/cabaret stage.

10 Times "Mad Men" Met Broadway: What Happened And What Could've Happened

As the final episodes of "Mad Men" approach, Jennifer Tepper looks at the hit drama's frequent references to the theatre scene in 1960s New York.

Antoinette Perry, Lorraine Hansberry and More! 11 Game-Changing Women in Theatre You Should Know

Playbill.com spotlights 11 women whose work had an enormous impact on the world of theatre.

Oliver - NYC ECCs / Singers and Dancers

Arena Stage

Staged Reading

2050 Legacy

The Comedy of Errors—Non-Equity

Shakesperience Productions, Inc.

Wonderful Town - MA EPA/ECC by Appointment

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston

See the Spot Where the Title Song of Oklahoma! Was Written and a Legendary Sondheim Song Was Born

Wicked's Lindsay Mendez Joins Cast of Joshua Harmon World Premiere

New Opening Date for Anne Hathaway and Julie Taymor's Grounded

3C Playwright David Adjmi Wins "Three's Company" Court Case

Stops Announced for Bullets Over Broadway Tour

The Honeymoon Is Over! Broadway's Honeymoon in Vegas, Starring Tony Danza, To Close

Megan Mullally, Dick Van Dyke and More Among Nominees for Daytime Emmy Awards

Photo Call: Christian Dante White's "Broadway Legacy" Offers These Stunning Portraits Celebrating African American Men of the Theatre

Interactive and Gender-Bending Macbeth Begins Tonight

Look Who's Having an Affair on Broadway This Fall

Nighy in Navy: Skylight Star Bill Nighy on Broadway and Blue Suits

Mia Michaels Will Choreograph Sara Bareilles Musical Waitress

Which Former Cinderellas Sang "Agony," and What Hunk Belted "Don't Rain On My Parade"? Details from Miscast!

Jane Lynch Will Play Joe's Pub

Casting Announced for Open Air Theatre Productions of Peter Pan, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and The Seagull

Cue & A: Young Fun Home Star Sydney Lucas on Alison Bechdel, Her Showbiz Family and Learning to Burp on YouTube

The Verdict: Critics Review Sutton Foster's New TV Series "Younger"

Photo Call: See All the Miscast Stars; Laura Benanti, Uzo Aduba, Jeremy Jordan, Side Show Twins, Jessie Mueller and More!

Possessed Cars, Killer Clowns and More: 6 Stephen King Books That Should Be Musicals

Harvey Fierstein Will Rework The Wiz Book for NBC Broadcast and Broadway Revival

There Will Also Be Female Strippers in Magic Mike Musical, Plus the Facts on Freaky Friday!


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