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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.

    October 26–November 1, 2020: Life is a banquet as Rosalind Russell opens in Auntie Mame, Idina Menzel gets Wicked, and Patrick Wilson strips in The Full Monty, and more theatrical doings this week in history.

    October 26–November 1, 2020: Life is a banquet as Rosalind Russell opens in Auntie Mame, Idina Menzel gets Wicked, and Patrick Wilson strips in The Full Monty, and more theatrical doings this week in history.

    October 26–November 1, 2020: Life is a banquet as Rosalind Russell opens in Auntie Mame, Idina Menzel gets Wicked, and Patrick Wilson strips in The Full Monty, and more theatrical doings this week in history.
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    • 10 min
    October 19–25, 2020: Julie Andrews returns to Broadway in Victor/Victoria, Patti LuPone returns to Broadway in Anything Goes, and Pippin and A Chorus Line both premiere on Broadway, and more in this week’s theatre history.

    October 19–25, 2020: Julie Andrews returns to Broadway in Victor/Victoria, Patti LuPone returns to Broadway in Anything Goes, and Pippin and A Chorus Line both premiere on Broadway, and more in this week’s theatre history.

    October 19–25, 2020: Julie Andrews returns to Broadway in Victor/Victoria, Patti LuPone returns to Broadway in Anything Goes, and Pippin and A Chorus Line both premiere on Broadway, and more in this week’s theatre history.
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    • 12 min
    October 12–18, 2020: In 1965, Barbara Harris opens in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever and one year and a day later she opens in The Apple Tree, for which she wins a Tony. Plus Hugh Jackman steals audiences hearts (and other organs) in The Boy From

    October 12–18, 2020: In 1965, Barbara Harris opens in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever and one year and a day later she opens in The Apple Tree, for which she wins a Tony. Plus Hugh Jackman steals audiences hearts (and other organs) in The Boy From

    October 12–18, 2020: In 1965, Barbara Harris opens in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever and one year and a day later she opens in The Apple Tree, for which she wins a Tony. Plus Hugh Jackman steals audiences hearts (and other organs) in The Boy From Oz, Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner become overnight stars in Side Show, and more in this weeks’ theatre history!
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    • 9 min
    October 5–11, 2020: Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig get sweaty in A Steady Rain, Deborah Kerr requests that when you speak of her, you’ll be kind in Tea and Sympathy, Elaine Stritch ponders—raucously—why the wrong people travel in Sail Away, and m

    October 5–11, 2020: Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig get sweaty in A Steady Rain, Deborah Kerr requests that when you speak of her, you’ll be kind in Tea and Sympathy, Elaine Stritch ponders—raucously—why the wrong people travel in Sail Away, and m

    October 5–11, 2020: Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig get sweaty in A Steady Rain, Deborah Kerr requests that when you speak of her, you’ll be kind in Tea and Sympathy, Elaine Stritch ponders—raucously—why the wrong people travel in Sail Away, and more from this week in theatre history.
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    • 10 min
    September 28–October 4, 2020: Cats, Big Fish, Swan Lake, and non-animale titled shows opened this week in theatre history—plus premieres of musicals as varied as Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, and more!

    September 28–October 4, 2020: Cats, Big Fish, Swan Lake, and non-animale titled shows opened this week in theatre history—plus premieres of musicals as varied as Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, and more!

    September 28–October 4, 2020: Cats, Big Fish, Swan Lake, and non-animale titled shows opened this week in theatre history—plus premieres of musicals as varied as Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, and more!
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    • 10 min
    September 21-27, 2020: 20 years later, Merman returns in a revival of Annie Get Your Gun, Angela Lansbury opens in Gypsy, and Elizabeth Ashley becomes an icon in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

    September 21-27, 2020: 20 years later, Merman returns in a revival of Annie Get Your Gun, Angela Lansbury opens in Gypsy, and Elizabeth Ashley becomes an icon in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

    September 21-27, 2020: 20 years later, Merman returns in a revival of Annie Get Your Gun, Angela Lansbury opens in Gypsy, and Elizabeth Ashley becomes an icon in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
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    • 9 min

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