29 GIFs That Capture the 2017–2018 Broadway Season

Lists   29 GIFs That Capture the 2017–2018 Broadway Season
 
From celeb interviews—hello, Chris Evans and Tina Fey—to on screen shenanigans, take a look back at the full Broadway season of openings.
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This season, 30 new plays and musicals opened on Broadway and Playbill was there to celebrate with all of the stars via our signature Facebook Live From the Red Carpet, hosted by Senior Features Editor Ruthie Fierberg and Social Media Manager Felicia Fitzpatrick.

Now that the 2017–2018 Broadway season has officially wrapped, we take a look back at the silliest moments, brightest Hollywood stars, and biggest Broadway legends to go live with Playbill.

From stars getting nervous about going live...


Actor Olivia Wilde — 1984 — Opened June 22, 2017
Watch the full 1984 livestream here.

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to grand entrances...


Actor Janeane Garofalo — Marvin’s Room — Opened June 29, 2017
Watch the full Marvin’s Room livestream here.

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from theatre legends (doing their legendary things)...


21-time Tony winner Harold PrincePrince of Broadway — Opened August 24, 2017
Watch the full Prince of Broadway livestream here.

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to meeting stars who are also your fans...


Actor Bryonha Marie Parham — Prince of Broadway Opened August 24, 2017
Watch the full Prince of Broadway livestream here.

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from getting down with Tony-winning directors...


Director Rebecca Taichman — Time and the Conways — Opened October 10, 2017
Watch the full Time and the Conways livestream here.

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to laughing with the dreamiest of leading men...


Actor Clive Owen — M. Butterfly — Opened October 26, 2017
Watch the full M. Butterfly livestream here.

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to sharing the love...


Actor Ito Aghayere — Junk — Opened November 2, 2017
Watch the full Junk livestream here.

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from getting real about the magic of theatre...


Actor Tony ShalhoubThe Band’s Visit — Opened November 9, 2017
Watch the full The Band’s Visit livestream here.

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to getting real about creating change in the world...


Actor and writer John LeguizamoLatin History for Morons — Opened November 15, 2017
Watch the full Latin History for Morons livestream here.

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from answering your questions at home (love to the monitor)...


Actor Uma Thurman — The Parisian Woman — Opened November 30, 2017
Watch the full The Parisian Woman livestream here.

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to answering our surprising questions in person...


Actor Lea SalongaOnce on This Island — Opened December 3, 2017
Watch the full Once on This Island livestream here.

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from embracing the theme...


Director Tina Landau — SpongeBob SquarePants, The Broadway Musical — Opened December 4, 2017
Watch the full SpongeBob SquarePants, The Broadway Musical livestream here.

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to embracing the opportunity...


Actor Mark RylanceFarinelli and the King — Opened December 17, 2017
Watch the full Farinelli and the King livestream here.

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from kicking off the spring season right...


Hosts Felicia Fitzpatrick and Ruthie Fierberg — Escape to Margaritaville — Opened March 15, 2018
Watch the full Escape to Margaritaville livestream here.

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to making it through late nights...


Actor Caissie LevyFrozen — Opened March 22, 2018
Watch the full Frozen livestream here.

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from discovering pre-show rituals...


Actor Andrew Garfield — Angels in America — March 25, 2018
Watch the full Angels in America livestream here.

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to pausing to ponder...


Actor Chris Evans — Lobby Hero — March 26, 2018
Watch the full Lobby Hero livestream here.

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from honest reveals about chasing down a project...


Actor Laurie MetcalfThree Tall Women — Opened March 29, 2018
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to candid confessions about dreams coming true...


Writer Tina Fey and Composer Jeff Richmond — Mean Girls — Opened April 8, 2018
Watch the full Mean Girls livestream here.

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from performing audition raps...


Actor Cheech Manohar — Mean Girls — Opened April 8, 2018
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to singing tunes from the show...


Actors Zurin Villanueva and Devon Hadsell — Mean Girls — Opened April 8, 2018
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from Broadway newcomers...


Actor Joshua Jackson — Children of a Lesser God — Opened April 11, 2018
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to Broadway royalty...


Actor Jessie MuellerCarousel — Opened April 12, 2018
Watch the full Carousel livestream here.

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to...more Broadway royalty...


Actor Joshua HenryCarousel — Opened April 12, 2018
Watch the full Carousel livestream here.

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and more...


Actor Norbert Leo ButzMy Fair Lady — Opened April 19, 2018
Watch the full My Fair Lady livestream here.

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from listening closely to your co-stars...


Actors Samuel Clemmet and Anthony Boyle — Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two — April 22, 2018
Watch the full Harry Potter and the Cursed Child livestream here.

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to disco-dancing with your host...


Choreographer Sergio TrujilloSummer: The Donna Summer Musical — Opened April 23, 2018
Watch the full Summer: The Donna Summer Musical livestream here.

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from initial jokes...


Actor Seth Numrich — Travesties — Opened April 24, 2018
Watch the full Travesties livestream here.

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to final goodbyes...


Actor Condola RashadSaint Joan — Opened April 25, 2018
Watch the full Saint Joan livestream here.

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it's been one heck of a Broadway season.

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