How Well Do You Know Your “Obscure” Broadway Musicals?
See how you compare to Tyler Mount on this week’s episode of Playbill’s The Tyler Mount Vlog.
CHALLENGE: Rank Your Top 10 Best LGBTQ Characters in Broadway Musicals
Angel (RENT)? Hedwig (Hedwig and the Angry Inch)? Alison Bechdel (FUN HOME)? Make your list today!
Why You'll Never Forget Your First Broadway Musical
No matter how many cast albums fill your Spotify playlists, how many times you’ve basked in the glowing lights of Broadway or how many stage doors you’ve stood in front of waving a copy of Playbill, you’ll never forget your first Broadway musical. The first musical I ever saw on Broadway was “Wicked,” which my …
10 Songs Cut From Contemporary Broadway Musicals That We Can’t Stop Listening To
Act II Playhouse Presents the Classic Broadway Musical MY FAIR LADY, April 24-May 20
Act II Playhouse Presents the Classic Broadway Musical My Fair Lady, April 24-May 20 AMBLER, PA - Act II Playhouse concludes its 2011/12 season with the classic Broadway musical My Fair Lady, directed and reimagined for the theatre's intimate venue and a small ensemble cast by Producing Artistic Director Bud Martin. The classic musical begins April 24 and runs through May 20 "I think My Fair Lady has perhaps the best book of any musical ever written," Martin said. "It is a classic…
Rayna James Will Live On in a Nashville Broadway Musical
The Jim Bennett guide to Broadway musicals
I thought it would be fun to share my responses to Facebook questions about Broadway musicals.
How will these Broadway musicals play in Pittsburgh?
While watching six Broadway musicals in five days, a reviewer asks herself: “How will this play in Pittsburgh?”
Which Broadway Musical Cast Should You Join?
10 Animated Movies That Should Be Broadway Musicals
How Disney chooses its next Broadway musical
Deciding which Disney property to bring to Broadway is a two-part process: there’s a brief, discerning look at the company’s empire, and then gut instinct takes over. “Alan Menken says to make musicals you have to think with two brains,” said Thomas Schumacher, president and producer at Disney Theatrical Productions, as he points to his...
7 TV Shows That Should Be Turned into Broadway Musicals
Though Broadway has a rich history of turning classic movies into musicals, it's much less common to see a hit TV show adapted for the stage. But when you do, it can be true musical theater magic, like Spongebob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical or The Addams Family. So, here's the tea from Dance Sp...
Lessons to learn from Broadway musical “Hamilton”
If you’ve been watching late night talk shows or national news programs like “60 Minutes,” you may have heard about the Broadway phenomenon, “Hamilton.” The production is written by and stars musical-genius Lin Manuel Miranda and has been grabbing headlines across the nation. I had the opportunity to see this musical in New York City this past summer and have learned a lot about one of our nation’s founding fathers in a new, more engaging way. If you haven’t heard about “Hamilton” I…
10 Movies That Should Be Made Into Broadway Musicals
Producers just looooove turning hit movies into huge Broadway shows. From Legally Blonde to Hairspray to Billy Elliot, some of our favorite dancetastic musicals got their start on the big screen. So listen up, Broadway: Here are 10 movies that need to be turned into musicals ASAP.
Why Hamilton is the Broadway musical to see now
History is rewritten in an astonishing new Broadway hip-hop musical by writer-composer and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda
Why 'Rent' Might Be Fox's Last Broadway Musical
How ‘War and Peace’ Became A Broadway Musical Smash
“War and Peace” on Broadway. “Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812” is up for a dozen Tony Awards. We talk to the creators and star Josh Groban.
What Broadway Musicals Tell Us About Creativity
In 2012, with every 20th-century mode of public expression writing its living will, you might not expect the dowdy Broadway musical to have much to tea ...
The Britney Spears Broadway Musical Will Not Be Autobiographical. What?!
Maybe this first-act extravaganza will change their minds.
Mel B Is Set To Star In Broadway Musical 'Chicago'
Who'll never believe what character she'll be playing.