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Snack-sized episodes to give you your theatre history fix, brought to you every morning by Playbill and the Broadway Podcast Network. Hosted by Mark Peikert.

    June 29–July 5, 2020: The Alvin Theatre gets a new name, Marvin’s Room debuts on Broadway, and God is a steam bath attendant played by Hector Elizondo in Off-Broadway’s Steam Bath.

    June 29–July 5, 2020: The Alvin Theatre gets a new name, Marvin’s Room debuts on Broadway, and God is a steam bath attendant played by Hector Elizondo in Off-Broadway’s Steam Bath.

    June 29–July 5, 2020: The Alvin Theatre gets a new name, Marvin’s Room debuts on Broadway, and God is a steam bath attendant played by Hector Elizondo in Off-Broadway’s Steam Bath.

    • 8 min
    June 22–28, 2020: Carmen Jones and Dreamgirls both return to New York, plus the IMperial Theatre gets an onstage pool for Wish You Were Here.

    June 22–28, 2020: Carmen Jones and Dreamgirls both return to New York, plus the IMperial Theatre gets an onstage pool for Wish You Were Here.

    June 22–28, 2020: Carmen Jones and Dreamgirls both return to New York, plus the IMperial Theatre gets an onstage pool for Wish You Were Here.

    • 10 min
    June 15-21, 2020: Pulitzer Prize winners Fairview and A Strange Loop premiere, and more in theatre history this week!

    June 15-21, 2020: Pulitzer Prize winners Fairview and A Strange Loop premiere, and more in theatre history this week!

    June 15-21, 2020: Pulitzer Prize winners Fairview and A Strange Loop premiere, and more in theatre history this week!

    • 8 min
    June 8–14, 2020: Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark finally opens on Broadway; The Odd Couple gets a revised production; Broadway discovers Shangri-La for however briefly; and more!

    June 8–14, 2020: Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark finally opens on Broadway; The Odd Couple gets a revised production; Broadway discovers Shangri-La for however briefly; and more!

    June 8–14, 2020: Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark finally opens on Broadway; The Odd Couple gets a revised production; Broadway discovers Shangri-La for however briefly; and more!

    • 7 min
    June 1–7, 2020: Bob Fosse, Gwen Verdon, and Chita Rivera gave ‘em the old razzle dazzle when Chicago debuted on Broadway in 1975.

    June 1–7, 2020: Bob Fosse, Gwen Verdon, and Chita Rivera gave ‘em the old razzle dazzle when Chicago debuted on Broadway in 1975.

    June 1–7, 2020: Bob Fosse, Gwen Verdon, and Chita Rivera gave ‘em the old razzle dazzle when Chicago debuted on Broadway in 1975.

    • 7 min
    May 31, 2020: The Boys came to town in 2018, when The Boys in the Band made its long-awaited Broadway debut.

    May 31, 2020: The Boys came to town in 2018, when The Boys in the Band made its long-awaited Broadway debut.

    May 31, 2020: The Boys came to town in 2018, when The Boys in the Band made its long-awaited Broadway debut.

    • 3 min

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