Actress, Newly Elected Equity President and Former Miss America Kate Shindle On Still Trying to “Cobble Together a Living”

Originally published on Playbill.com View this story online “I don’t have health insurance right now,” Kate Shindle said. “I’m two weeks shy of coverage. But I have no problem with our members knowing that.” Shindle’s candid admission inspired momentary surprise. … Continue reading


Career or Children? Why Theatre Parents Feel Forced to Choose

Originally published on Playbill.com View this story online When award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl attended the first-ever Lilly Awards ceremony, honoring the accomplishments of women in theatre, she had no idea the evening would end with her breastfeeding her daughter Hope … Continue reading


Meet Hamilton‘s Other Leading Man, Standing By for Lin-Manuel Miranda for More Than Ten Years

Originally published on Playbill.com View this story online “We’ve been in the room together so often that we’ve become almost one mind. The joke that we have sometimes is, ‘Where do I end and you begin?’” says Javier Muñoz of … Continue reading


Meet Mama Lucas! — Wife, Mom of Two Child Stars, Awards Show Stylist, Chauffeur and Chef

Originally published on Playbill.com View this story online Karri Lucas wears many hats: wife, mother, manager, chauffeur and chef-on-the-go. As wife to software consultant Ed and mother of 12-year old Sydney, 13-year-old Jake and 18-year-old Brock Lucas, Karri’s days are … Continue reading


Get to Know the Viral Campaign Aiming To #MakeItFair… And the Women Behind It

Originally published on Playbill.com View this story online “I got in trouble once,” admitted Fish in the Dark cast member Jenn Lyon when remembering an audition. This was an interesting confession to make during a conversation about the ongoing problems … Continue reading


“All the Words Came Out a Different Way” — Hamilton Cast Share Exclusive Reactions Performing for the President

Originally published on Playbill.com View this story online President Barack Obama attended the July 18 matinee of Hamilton as the culmination of a weekend trip to New York City. The new Lin-Manuel Miranda musical arrived on Broadway July 13 after … Continue reading


Kelli O’Hara on Not Wanting to Win, Losing Her Mind on Tony Night and That Post Awards Show Flu

Originally published on Playbill.com View this story online “I have no connection to the worm,” said Kelli O’Hara laughing. The Broadway leading lady inspired a great deal of laughter (and a few raised eyebrows) when, during her acceptance speech at … Continue reading


The Life of Fun Home‘s 12-Year-Old Understudy — Covering Two Boys, One Girl and Going On at a Moment’s Notice

Originally published on Playbill.com View this story online When Gabriella Pizzolo was told she would be performing for the first time in Fun Home on Broadway, her reaction was a fitting tribute to the woman who inspired the Tony-winning musical. … Continue reading


A Woman’s World: “Exposed and Raw,” Writing Waitress Moved Sara Bareilles to Tears

Originally published on Playbill.com View this story online Sara Bareilles, the acclaimed singer-songwriter who penned the pop hits “Love Song” and “Brave,” is making her musical theatre debut as the composer of the new musical Waitress. And, she’s bringing her … Continue reading


Church vs. Stage: Actors of Faith on Supporting Equal Rights

Originally published on Playbill.com View this story online Even when she’s not onstage, Victoria Clark can still be heard singing. The Tony Award winner, most recently seen on Broadway in the musical Gigi, frequently takes the stage at a Methodist … Continue reading