The Broadway theatre owner and producing company is striving to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in the industry with a paid internship program.
The move is the latest case in a troubling trend of classroom censorship nationwide.
The organization is speaking out after recent cancellations of Indecent and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
The contest supports up and coming musical theatre writers looking to break into the commercial industry.
Launched in 2017, the Broadway League initiative looks to ensure every NYC public high school student sees a Broadway show before graduation.
The district superintendent cited "vulgarity" in the "dialogue and song lyrics" that are “not suitable for our preteen and teenage students."
The Tony-nominated Carole King jukebox bio musical played Broadway from 2014 to 2019.
Debra Messing starred in the work's Broadway debut last season.
Tony-winning designer Beowulf Boritt founded the financial grant program to foster early career designers from historically excluded backgrounds.
"Be the Change" invites U.K. schools to take part in the competition inspired by the musical's "For Good."
The upcoming release follows three seasons of Kushner's podcast Dear Multi-Hyphenate.
Douglas Lyons founded the developmental branch of The Directors Company.
Playbill caught up with Erika Henningsen, Grey Henson, Kate Rockwell, Kyle Selig, and Krystina Alabado as Mean Girls JR. premiered at Junior Theater Festival Atlanta.
The first-of-its-kind class will be available to dance and musical theatre students of all gender identities at the Massachusetts institution.
Ten schools in low-income communities have won a complimentary license to perform the musical, now celebrating its 25th anniversary.
The fellowship program provides participants with financial and project support, as well as mentorship and networking opportunities.
Students are alleging that their upcoming production of the Paula Vogel play was shut down in an act of anti-LGBTQ censorship.
Professional theatre artists will lead children and teens in learning skills for on and off the stage.
The new offering will support playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists throughout the United States.
iTheatrics' annual event brings youth groups from around the world together in Atlanta for a weekend celebration of theatre.
Inspired by Alice in Wonderland, the musical played a world premiere run Off-Broadway at MCC Theater in 2019.
Rez Politics, Sneaky, The Body Guards, The Council, and The Star Quilter are already released.
The three-year diploma-granting program will hold classes outside of London.
The work follows a group of social media stars living together in a Hollywood apartment.
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation has announced the opening date for applications to the program, previously called the Observership Program.
The release includes winning songs from the program co-founded by Taylor Louderman that celebrates emerging musical theatre writers.
The exclusive partnership will reduce upfront costs and make it simpler for productions to be streamed live.
Proceeds from the live concert will benefit young artists looking to continue their arts education via Hancock French Woods Arts Alliance.
The initiative was developed in partnership with the NYC Department of Education Arts Office and Broadway Advocacy Coalition.
Celebrating the power of public school theatre education, the annual event will be held November 14.
The annual event celebrates the best in high school musical theatre.
The program awards $10,000 each to five dancers in the midst of a career transition.
The musical features country hits from Florida Georgia Line, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Dolly Parton, Little Big Town, Keith Urban, and more.
Available programs include fellowship, residency, and assistantship for early- and mid-career directors.
The musical based on the 2004 film will be available to schools for a limited time with the ability to customize its content to a school's own community.
Ten schools in low-income communities will win a complimentary license to perform the musical.
Presented with Columbia University School of the Arts, the producing fellowship focuses on increasing diversity on Broadway.
19 Broadway shows will participate in The Broadway League initiative.
Our DIY Playbill program–creating tool can help ensure your local theatre organization continues for generations to come.
With the semester starting soon, review Playbill's list of crucial items for any theatre co-ed.
If you're thinking about going to college for a degree in the arts, our roundup of scholarships could help you get there without breaking the bank!
Check out these reads before heading to class this semester.
This guide takes you step-by-step through FAFSA financial aid application, helping you pay for your performing arts education.
Winners of the Educational Theatre Association, Disney Theatrical Group, and Music Theatre International's United States of Frozen contest have been revealed.
Find out which colleges and universities had the most alumni performing on Broadway during the 2021-22 season.
Go inside the three-day NYC workshop for theatre teachers with this special journal from one of this year's attendees.
The Pathway program looks to support students in communities of color performing works that encourage dialogue around racial equity.
As theatre moves online, PLAYBILLder brings the in-theatre program experience along for the ride.
These shows rarely hit the school auditorium stage, but are ready to take center stage.
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