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16 Most-Revived Musicals in Broadway History Since 1927
By Logan Culwell-Block | 08/13/2020
The No. 1 most-revived show isn’t what you think it is...
Listen to 12 of the Best Songs Cut From Musicals
By Logan Culwell-Block | 08/12/2020
Did you know that some of the best songs written for
Once On This Island
Little Shop of Horrors
were cut before opening night?
Bill Berloni Shares Backstage Secrets Behind 5 Iconic Animal Performances, From
By Ruthie Fierberg | 08/11/2020
The famed animal trainer reveals his tricks for Bruiser’s barks in
, Sandy’s trailing in
, and more.
9 Best Musical Tony Winners That Have Never Been Revived on Broadway
By Logan Culwell-Block | 08/09/2020
How familiar are you with these Tony-winning musicals?
9 Shows That Use Multiple Actors as 1 Character
By Logan Culwell-Block | 08/08/2020
With three Donna Summers and three Chers recently on Broadway, Playbill looks at seven other productions that featured multiple actors in one role.
23 Theatre Reads to Enjoy in Summer 2020
By Dan Meyer | 08/06/2020
These recent and upcoming books offer something for any lover of the stage.
How Many Tony-Winning Best Plays, Musicals, and Revivals From the Last 20 Years Opened in the Fall?
By Playbill Staff | 08/03/2020
Spring is always the busiest time of the Broadway season, but that doesn't mean Tony voters have short memories.
10 of the Most Iconic Costume Changes in Broadway History
By Logan Culwell-Block |
, here are 10 of Broadway’s most innovative and transformative onstage costume changes.
Cast Recordings & Albums
Can You Guess Which Musical Theatre Song Is the Most Listened to in the Car?
By Playbill Staff | 07/30/2020
Halfords analyzed Spotify data to reveal the top 100 musical songs played on road trips.
Little Shop of Horrors
Changed Over the Years?
By Doug Reside | 07/27/2020
A look into the archives of
through its years of Playbills, casting choices, and more.
Film & TV News
See What’s Coming to HBO Max in August for Theatrelovers
By Dan Meyer | 07/22/2020
The First Wives Club
, Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire,
, and more will soon be available to stream.
Stars on the Moon: 9 Shows to Celebrate the Anniversary of the Lunar Landing
By Dan Meyer | 07/20/2020
Off-Broadway in 2019 to the Andy Warhol-produced
Man on the Moon
in the ‘60s, these cosmos-set shows are out of this world.
19 Virtual Theatre Summer Camps for Kids and Teens in Times of Social Distancing
By Dan Meyer | 07/14/2020
These virtual offerings, led by professional artists, can be enjoyed from the comfort of your home.
14 Movie Adaptations of Broadway Musicals to Stream Free Right Now
By Playbill Staff | 07/10/2020
Depending on your streaming service subscriptions, you could be mere moments from watching everything from
3 Wild Stories From Behind-the-Scenes With Barbra Streisand, Josh Groban, and Celine Dion
By Ruthie Fierberg | 07/07/2020
Record producer and Broadway composer David Foster shares tales from working with these powerhouses.
18 Must-Watch Documentaries for Broadway Musical Fans
By Adam Hetrick, Ruthie Fierberg |
These essential documentaries capture some of the most fascinating and legendary entertainers, writers, and musicals in Broadway history.
16 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home
By Logan Culwell-Block | 07/06/2020
, we’re running down some of the best filmed Broadway shows—and where to find them.
So You Finally Watched
... Now What?
By Playbill Staff | 07/03/2020
Here are videos, speeches, and other Hamilmoments from the last five years to explore!
34 More Works by LGBTQIA+ Artists to Keep an Eye On
By Ruthie Fierberg | 06/30/2020
As Pride Month comes to an end, look for more work from these writers
7 Interactive Ways to Hone Your Creative Skills While in Quarantine
By Dan Meyer | 06/24/2020
Staying at home doesn't mean sitting around all day—check out these awesome products to keep your creativity flowing.
15 Musicals That Opened Cold on Broadway
By Playbill Staff | 06/13/2020
All of these shows opened without previous tryouts before debuting on the Great White Way.
The Definitive List of the Most Tony-Nominated Theatre Artists in History
By Logan Culwell-Block | 06/07/2020
We dig into the archives to find the performers, designers, writers, and orchestrators who earned the most nods.
17 Triple-Threat Musical Creators Who Write Book, Music, and Lyrics
By Logan Culwell-Block | 05/29/2020
Lin-Manuel Miranda isn’t the only one to do it all. Do you know who else has written their full musicals?
Change a Letter, Ruin a Musical
By Talaura Harms, David Gewirtzman | 05/26/2020
Guess the new "ruined" titles of shows using the Playbill clues.
35 Broadway Musicals Based on True Stories
By Playbill Staff |
, all of these shows were inspired by real-life stories, events, and/or people.
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