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Friday, Feb 24, 2017

Oscar Isaac Is 'Hamlet' at Public Theater

Oscar Isaac Is 'Hamlet' at Public Theater

Directed by Tony winner Sam Gold ("Fun Home"), the limited-run production will begin previews in June.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017

Celebrities on Broadway

Celebrities on Broadway

Raina Seitel rounds up must-see Broadway shows featuring some of Hollywood's biggest names.

Friday, May 13, 2016

Behind the Scenes: Long Days Journey Into Night

Behind the Scenes: Long Days Journey Into Night

Meet the incredible cast of Long Days Journey Into Night, Eugene O'Neill’s timeless American masterpiece

Friday, Feb 17, 2017

August Wilson on Broadway

August Wilson on Broadway

One actor described "Jitney", an August Wilson play currently on Broadway, as "the last jewel in the crown." With its run at the Samuel J. Fiedman Theatre, now all ten of Wilson's plays about the African-American experience have made it to Broadway. David Ushery spoke with the director, and two key actors in the play.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017

Behind the Scenes: "The Object Lesson"

Behind the Scenes: "The Object Lesson"

Ashley Bellman visits New York Theatre Workshop for a lesson in unpacking our relationship to everyday objects.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017

Sara Bareilles Stepping Into 'Waitress'

Sara Bareilles Stepping Into 'Waitress'

After making her Broadway debut as composer for the hit musical "Waitress," singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles will make her Broadway debut as an actress, joining the show as its star.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017

"Sunset Boulevard" Returns to Broadway

"Sunset Boulevard" Returns to Broadway

Joelle Garguilo chats with actress Glenn Close and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber about bringing this iconic musical back to the Great White Way.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017

Kate Walsh Talks "If I Forget"

Kate Walsh Talks "If I Forget"

Actress Kate Walsh stops by the studio to chat about her return to the stage in Roundabout Theatre Company's Off-Broadway production of "If I Forget" and more.

Monday, Feb 13, 2017

Michael Urie Leads 'Torch Song' Revival

Michael Urie Leads 'Torch Song' Revival

In celebration of its 35th anniversary, Harvey Fierstein's "Torch Song Trilogy" is coming back with a new production, a new book, and a new name.

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