Join the ‘Film Crew’ or Be an Armchair Detective in Terror in Tinseltown April 15

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Written by: Playbill Staff

Tired of watching people on the silver screen butcher a role you were born to play? Are you a fan of glamorous, old Hollywood? Try out a digital theatrical experience unlike any other in Broadway Murder Mystery’s Terror in Tinseltown, where audiences can choose to be a part of the cast or enjoy the show as an armchair detective.

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Playbill Vault’s Today in Theatre History: April 6

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1947 The first Tony Awards ceremony is held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. Thirteen awards are presented to the likes of Helen Hayes, Ingrid Bergman, Fredric March, José Ferrer, Agnes de Mille, Kurt Weill, and Elia Kazan. No Best Play or Best Musical category yet exists, but the Best Author award goes to a young Arthur Miller for All My Sons. No medallions yet either; men get engraved cigarette lighters or money clips, women get compacts.

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Inside the 1st In-Person Broadway Performance Since the Coronavirus Pandemic Shutdown

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Written by: Ryan McPhee

As a ghost light illuminated the bare stage of Broadway’s St. James Theatre, pre-show audience chatter began to fill the house for the first time in over a year. Familiar faces, now behind masks, reconnected from a social distance, sharing anecdotes about working from home and the last time they had been in an auditorium.

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WATCH: Anthony Ramos’ New Music Video ‘Say Less,’ Featuring In the Heights Co-Star Melissa Barrera

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Written by: Logan Culwell-Block

Anthony Ramos, soon to be on big (and small) screens in the upcoming In the Heights movie, has released a new single, “Say Less.” The song is written and performed by Ramos, with his In the Heights co-star Melissa Barrera joining him on screen for the music video; watch above.

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Look Back at Diane Paulus’ Revival of Hair on Broadway

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Written by: Marc J. Franklin

Following a Public Theater concert in 2007, the 2009 revival of Hair opened at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre March 31 after beginning preview performances March 6. The revival, starring Gavin Creel, Will Swenson, Caissie Levy, Sasha Allen, and more, ran for 519 performances, concluding it’s run June 27, 2010. The Diane Paulus-helmed production would go on to earn eight Tony Award nominations including a win for Best Revival of a Musical.

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