Friday, July 25, 2014 at 11am (Broadway Time)

The Bolshoi Ballet's 'Don Quixote' is a hard sell by Robert Johnson | For The Star-Ledger

"Don Quixote" is typically a crowd-pleaser, but the Bolshoi tries too hard to convince us we are having a good time.

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Tete-a-Tete Opera Festival 2014 , Central Saint Martins/Kings Place, London by Edward Bhesania

Central Saint Martins/Kings Place, London: After eight seasons at Hammersmith's Riverside Studios, the experimental opera festival Tete a Tete has relocated to Central Saint Martins and…

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Spotlight On...Kathryn Kates by Michael Block

Name: Kathryn KatesHometown: Great Neck, New YorkEducation: attended Moore College Of Art; and NYUSelect Credits: Food And Fadwa at NY Theatre Workshop; a site specific play by the genius Da…

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Broadway-Bound Version of RIO in the Works? ALVIN & THE CHIPMUNKS Live Show Also Set to Tour by Movies News Desk

Broadway producer Michael Cohl has inked a licensing deal with Twentieth Century Fox to bring two of the studio's hit films, RIO and ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS CHIPWRECKED, to the stage.

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Features: Theatre Quiz of the Week: Bishop, Bieber and Broadway Broadcasts

Find out how up to date you are on this week's theatre news

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Photo Coverage: Casts of BULLETS, CINDERELLA, PHANTOM & More Visit BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK! by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

This week's event is set to feature the casts of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Jeremy Stolle, Jeremy Hays andMary Michael Patterson, PIECE OF MY HEART De'adre Aziza, Derrick Baskin, Bryan Fenkart…

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Photo Coverage: Backstage at TIMESTALKS: POWERFUL WOMEN OF TV by Walter McBride

They're strong, beautiful, determined and complex - actresses are dominating the television screen and the ratings. Some of the most fascinating and powerful women on TV today just visited T…

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VIDEO: Audra McDonald Says Julliard Helped Her Get Through Dark Period by TV News Desk

Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald sat down for a special interview on 'Popcorn with Peter Travers' and revealed how Julliard helped her get through a very dark period in her life.

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BWW Interview: Actor, Director, and Teacher Thomas G. Waites Gives Insight on Baruch College's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW by Louisa Brady

Acclaimed director, actor, and teacher Thomas G. Waites is currently directing THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, being produced by the Baruch College of Performing Arts and the Thomas G. Waites Actin…

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STAGE TUBE: Broadway's MAMMA MIA! Unveils New 'Guide to NYC' Video Series by Stage Tube

The Broadway stars of Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA present a new video series where they will share their favorite New York City must see destination…

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SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 7/25/2014 by BroadwayWorld's SHOW BIZ Rush, Lottery amp Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 7252014.

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Live Version of Rio is Flying to Brazil; Is Broadway Next? Alvin and the Chipmunks Also In the Works by Ryan McPhee

Those talking birds may be coming to Broadway! Producer Michael Cohl has revealed plans to stage a live version of the computer-animated 2011 film Rio, according to the Wall Street Jour…

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Aaron Tveit Wants to Date You, Sierra Boggess Has a Super Secret Society & More Lessons of the Week by Lindsay Champion

After an exhausting, frustrating and grueling week at work, we think you deserve a treat. No, not peanut butter cups. You really think we're going to give you our peanut butter cups…

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Today on TCM: 3 Slapstick WWI Comedies by Trav S.D.

There’s something chilling? ironic? depressing? that this World War One centenary year is taking place at the very same time that World War Three, 3.5 or Four (depending on how you cou…

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Production News: Angela Griffin joins cast of Breeders at the St James Theatre by Georgia Snow

Angela Griffin will join the cast of Breeders, which runs at London’s St James Theatre this autumn. She will star alongside the previously announced Nicholas Burns, Tamzin Outhwaite and Je…

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Hamlet’s Mother Is a Sexy Beast by Mark Blankenship

Potomac Theatre Project embraces the mania in Howard Barker’s play — When you’re standing next to Hamlet, fondling his mother’s underwear, there’s really no poi…

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Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging! by Spotted Staff

  Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging recently played its final performance at the Davenport Theatre on July 20th, but fear not! If you missed out on your chance to see it live, the …

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Friday, July 25, 2014 at 10am (Broadway Time)

In London, stages are set for pleasure by Peter Marks

LONDON — When actors as demonstrably intelligent as Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy are let loose on an artfully crafted piece of penetrating drama, something special is bound to happen. And…

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Lottery makes premium 'Book of Mormon' tickets available - and extremely inexpensive

If you're lucky, you can score a ticket to "Book of Mormon" for a mere $27.

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‘Two Gentlemen of Verona’ and ‘Julius Caesar’ head outdoors

Reviews of Wooden O’s 2014 summer shows in Seattle-area parks.

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Cuyahoga County may resume grants to individual artists in 2015 after a controversial pause to re-evaluate by Steven Litt

Cuyahoga County may resume giving $20,000 grants to individual artists in 2015, but only after giving the program a thorough re-evaluation, the leader of the county's arts funding agency sai…

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Lockout looms as Met contracts set to expire by Mike Silverman

NEW YORK (AP) -- Figaro might not be getting married anytime soon. Mimi and Rodolfo might not fall in love in that cold Parisian garret. And Macbeth might never murder his way to the thr…

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Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Stratford: like you’ve never seen before by Richard Ouzounian

If you think you know this most overproduced of Shakespeare’s plays, Peter Sellars’ twist on it will change (and blow) your mind

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Features: 25 shows to keep your family happy during the summer holidays

Ben Hewis suggests the best shows to take your kids to during the summer holidays

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Photo Coverage: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Taylor Schilling, Lucy Liu and Mira Sorvino Visit TIMESTALKS by Walter McBride

They're strong, beautiful, determined and complex - actresses are dominating the television screen and the ratings. Some of the most fascinating and powerful women on TV today just visited T…

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Weekend Poll: Which Original Broadway Star Should Reprise His or Her Role? by Lindsay Champion

The editorial team did some serious air-guitaring to celebrate the news that American Idol alum Constantine Maroulis is returning to play Drew, a role he originated (and nabbed …

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg holds court at Glimmerglass by Susan Galbraith

Contracts, like agreements, are often broken in opera as well as life, giving grist for good plotlines. And Grand Operas, like our constitution, are rightly to be re-interpreted with an elas…

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Ariadne in Naxos at Glimmerglass by Susan Galbraith

It takes a confident and mature company like Glimmerglass to poke fun both at itself and the very form of opera. Ariadne in Naxos was, in many ways, both a celebration and a self-referential…

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What are the best comedy albums of all time? by Guardian Staff

Open thread: we'd like to hear about your best-loved comic albums, whether they're stand-up, sketch comedy or something completely different Continue reading...

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Fuse CD Review: Pianist Fred Hersch’s “Floating” – A Constant Delight by Michael Ullman

Pianist Fred Hersch’s ballad playing is one of the special treats of contemporary jazz.

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VIP Access: The Old Globe Gala on July 26 by Matthew Wexler

Calling all southern Californians! Head to the Old Globe this Saturday for the 2014 Globe Gala in support of the theater’s education and artistic programs. The annual event will feature a …

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Review: The Merry Wives of Windsor/First Folio Theatre by Zach Freeman

RECOMMENDED You learn a lot about the level of commitment of a company of actors—to say nothing of the commitment of the audience enjoying them—when both are willing to engage in the rai…

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Friday, July 25, 2014 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Analysis & Opinion: Letters of the week by The Stage

Arts funding cuts, audience etiquette and overseas opera

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Filichia Features: “To Life!” to FIDDLER ON THE ROOF by Peter Filichia

Does the musical that toasted “To Life!” have any life left? Oh, yes. Almost 50 years to the day that FIDDLER ON THE ROOF began rehearsals at the Lyceum Theatre in New York, Edina (Minne…

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You Can’t Take It With You – Meet the Cast (video) by Sandi Durell

                By: Brian Scott Lipton   A young couple finds their very different families object to their pairing. That familiar plotline is to…

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Interviews: 20 Questions: Simon Bailey - 'Stephen Sondheim's storytelling is masterful'

Actor Simon Bailey, whose credits include I Can't Sing, Les Miserables and The Phantom of the Opera, will star in Sondheim two-hander Marry Me A Little at the St James Theatre with Laura…

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Piece of My Heart by Richard Seff

Bert Berns was an American song writer and producer in the 1960s. An original sixties rock ‘n roller and writer of soul, he made a mark in popular music, particularly with “Here …

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Coppelia, London Coliseum, review: Warm and bright

Coppélia is classical ballet at its bounciest, complete with clockwork toys, a resolute and stroppy heroine and a tuneful Delibes score. English National Ballet’s happy revival sails alon…

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Coppélia review psycho-thriller meets mischievous romcom by David Jays

English National Ballet, LondonStriking rising talents bring added vim to this sugared-up tale of an inventor and his sexbot Almost human: why is art so obsessed with lifesize dolls? Contin…

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The Nether review disturbingly sensationalist digital dreamlands by Michael Billington

Royal Court, LondonJennifer Haley's prizewinning play triggers a fascinating debate about online fantasy it's just a shame she sets out to shock us Continue reading...

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BWW Seeks Midwest Editors - Ohio, Indiana, Wisconsin, South Dakota & More! by BroadwayWorld is currently seeking talented theater enthusiasts to head up feature coverage in the Midwest - Appleton, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, Des Moines, Omaha, Sioux Falls, and S…

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VIDEO: Taye Diggs on MAGIC MIKE Role: 'Now We're in Talks' by TV News Desk

'Rent' star Taye Diggs stopped by last night's CONAN on TBS and shared that reports that he will be appearing in the next 'Magic Mike' film just may come to fruition.

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News: Secret Cinema cancels opening night Back to the Future screening by Nicola Merrifield

Immersive theatre and film event producers Secret Cinema have come under fire following the cancellation of last night’s screening of Back to the Future. The event, which involves 84 actor…

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The Big Interview: Andre Gregory by Richard Ouzounian

The actor immortalized in My Dinner With Andre eagerly speaks of his attraction to Ibsen’s The Master Builder, which opens in Toronto this weekend.

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Friday, July 25, 2014 at 8am (Broadway Time)

James Earl Jones Returns to Broadway for 'You Can't Take It With You'

Film star and Broadway regular James Earl Jones is on his way back to the Great White Way.

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July's Leftovers and August's Brainteaser by Peter Filichia

It was the month of The New York Musical Theatre Festival, which yielded a true winner in THE GIG, Douglas J. Cohen’s terrific reminder that the word “amateur” means first and foremost…

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Small dance companies come together on the big stage

Philadelphia is loaded with small dance companies, as anyone who has ever been to Fringe knows. These troupes rarely get to perform in fancy theaters, and it takes a lot of motivation for au…

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A Summer in Ohio: Ohio Light Opera by Ann Miner

The OLO company is comprised of student and veteran regional opera and theatre performers, with many returning to Wooster summer after summer. From eight shows a week to the incredible sched…

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“Helping the Writers Find the Way”: Brent Wagner from the University of Michigan (Part 2) by Rob Hartmann

In this series of blog posts, I’m focusing on the musical theatre BFA: thoughts from a variety of people about the state of actor training today. This is the conclusion of my conversation …

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The Tin Forest, National Theatre Scotland, review: 'charming' by Mark Brown

The Tin Forest is a gorgeously detailed offering in the NTS's South Rotunda - Mark Brown just wishes it were longer

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The Tin Forest, National Theatre Scotland, review: 'winning' by Mark Brown

The Tin Forest is a gorgeously detailed offering in the NTS's South Rotunda - Mark Brown just wishes it was longer

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Interviews: George Perrin: 'Everyone goes to Edinburgh hunting shows'

The co-artistic director of Paines Plough talks about the company's pop-up Roundabout auditorium in Edinburgh and the Fringe as a place of discovery

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Theatre News: Angela Griffin joins Tamzin Outwaite and Jemima Rooper in Breeders at the St James Theatre

Griffin completes the casting of first play to be produced as part of the One Stage season

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Nicholas Hytner: 'No one's filling my shoes, I'm taking them with me' by Michael Billington

The National Theatre's director steps down next year, after introducing live broadcasts, cheap tickets and a wealth of new writing. How does he reflect on his tenure? Continue reading...

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Fuse Movie Review: “And So It Goes” — A Synthetic Slice of Boomer Banality by Tim Jackson

This kind of faux-inspirational drivel has Hollywood privilege written all over it.

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Liam Mower to Make Special Appearance in BILLY ELLIOT for Live Stream Broadcast, Sept. 28 by BroadwayWorld

On Sunday 28 September, Liam Mower will join the cast of Billy Elliot the Musical for a special performance to be broadcast live from the Victoria Palace Theatre to cinemas across the UK and…

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WAKE UP with BWW 7/25/14 - Iglehart Takes Over THE VIEW, BIG FISH in Chicago, MALA HIERBA and More! by Jessica Showers

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it This weekend's big news James Monroe Iglehart co-hosts …

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Production News: Original Billy Elliot to return to the cast for special performance by Georgia Snow

Liam Mower, who originated the role of Billy Elliot in the first stage production of the show, will return to the West End cast for a special performance to be broadcast live around the worl…

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News: ‘Arts Council of Ireland must overhaul investment strategy’ – report by Nicola Merrifield

Ireland’s Arts Council must create a new investment strategy to transform itself into a development agency for the sector, according to an independent review of how the funding body operat…

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Review: The Marvelous Marvelettes/Black Ensemble Theater by Zach Freeman

RECOMMENDED When Mary Wilson of the Supremes came through town late last fall, she recalled that the Supremes had no less than seven flops before catching on while another Detroit all-female…

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Friday, July 25, 2014 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Review: Adriana Lecouvreur (Holland Park)

A rare outing for Cilea's romantic tunefest concludes this year's sun-kissed OHP festival in style

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Photos: Show Pics: Sharon D Clarke and Nicola Hughes in Porgy and Bess

Production images have been released for Timothy Sheader's production at the Open Air Theatre

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BWW's On This Day - July 25, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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This weeks new live comedy by James Kettle

Felicity Ward | Anthony Jeselnik | Danielle Ward Continue reading...

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This weeks new dance by Judith Mackrell

Edinburgh Fringe: week one | Mariinsky Ballet Continue reading...

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This weeks new live theatre by Mark Cook & Lyn Gardner

Shakespeare In Love | Thérèse Raquin | Stalins Daughter | The White Devil | Men In The Cities | My Night With Reg Continue reading...

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Friday, July 25, 2014 at 6am (Broadway Time)


The cast of iLUMINATE received a special backstage visit from Jaleel White after their July 18th performance. White, who shot to superstardom as Steve Urkel on ABC’s long-running “Family…

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Los Angeles Theater Review: PATERNUS (Rogue Machine Theatre) by Tony Frankel

FATHERS AND SONS The sensitive, expressive, and pensive son. The emotionally cool, impatient, and badgering father. Together, this family dynamic seen throughout history is so familiar that …

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Labor Conflict May Lock Out Met Opera Workers by Jeff Lunden

If no contract deal is reached by July 31, Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb has warned union workers to plan for a work stoppage the next day.

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Los Angeles Theater Preview: LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN (Chalk Repertory Theatre) by Tony Frankel

L.A.’S BIGGEST FAN It surprises me that Lady Windermere’s Fan isn’t produced as frequently as the ubiquitous The Importance of Being Earnest. Beginning Friday, Chalk Rep is remounting…

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'Aladdin Jr.' hits local stage

Riverside County CYT brings stage show to Fallbrook High.

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Trying out it’s Water Wings in Chicago – The Last Ship Review by Stephen Best

Trying out it’s Water Wings in Chicago – The Last Ship Review: Just wrapping its Chicago tryout before debuting on Broadway in October, The Last Ship is a show somewhere between “The L…

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Outstanding Performance at Broadway Stands Up For Freedom by Sparkman Clark

Outstanding Performance at Broadway Stands Up For Freedom: The 12th Annual NCYLU Benefit concert, “Broadway Stands Up For Freedom,” gave a stunning and heart-warming performance this pas…

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Theater Review: 'When We Are Married'

Terry Teachout reviews J.B. Priestley's biggest hit, staged by the Shaw Festival with exhilaratingly exact comic timing and performed by the strongest ensemble cast he's seen this year.

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Theatre News: Original Billy Elliot returns to West End for one night only

Liam Mower will play older Billy on the night that Elton John's hit show is broadcast to cinemas across the UK and internationally

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Go! List sneak peek: Best St. Louis parade

Our second annual edition of The Go! List is out July 27, in home-delivery copies of the Post-Dispatch and at select retailers.

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Remembering Merce Cunningham: five classic dance videos by Judith Mackrell

Five years after Merce Cunningham's death, revisit his magical, mysterious work and his influential technique with these clips Continue reading...

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Anya Ulinich Makes Her Graphic Debut

“You will stomp us into the dirt,” is how her mother responded to Anya Ulinich’s new tragicomic graphic novel. Paul Berger had a more open view of ‘Lena Finkle’s Magic …

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Friday, July 25, 2014 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Adriana Lecouvreur , Holland Park, London by George Hall

Holland Park, London: Holland Park returns to its verismo period specialism with this 1902 romantic tragedy by Cilea, presented here in a new staging by Martin Lloyd-Evans. It seems obligato…

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Feature: Malachite Theatre – “treating Shakespeare with a certain dose of irreverence” by Katie Smith

Seeing as he is currently taking on the titular role in Malachite Theatre’s production of Richard II, it is only natural that when Nick Finegan and I meet at the Barbican, we touch on Davi…

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Friday, July 25, 2014 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Amazing Grace Musical to Have World Premiere in Chicago Before Heading to Broadway by Lauren Yarger

Josh Young performs "Testimony" from Amazing Grace on June 23 at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place. in Chicago.  Photo: Amy Boyle Photography.Casting is complete for the world…

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The Mariinsky Ballet: 'as exciting as the World Cup' by Sarah Crompton

Ballet connoisseurs and football fans have more in common than they might think, says Sarah Crompton

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Friday, July 25, 2014 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Theatre News: Shakespeare & Pinter complete Summer Season at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

Comedy of Errors and Old Times are the last additions to the Summer Season.

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A thin line between love & hate for Laurents & Sondheim by Michael Riedel

There’s nothing more bracing on a hot summer day than sipping an ice-cold martini while reading Stephen Sondheim’s letters to Arthur Laurents on the subject of their flop musical “…

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An 'audience with' David Mitchell or Stephen Fry? I'd rather have more gags by Brian Logan

Increasingly, big-name comedians are swapping the usual standup format for something that seems more intimate, honest and a bit of a get-out Continue reading...

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Review: Powerful "Who Will Sing for Lena?" by Lisa Kennedy

It was a resonant and rending weekend lineup. First up, the opening of the one-woman play "Who Will Sing for Lena?

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Friday, July 25, 2014 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Paul Blenheim In Thérèse Raquin by K.e. Weber

Carnality, cruelty and corsets come to Theatre Works in the form of Émile Zola’s gothic horror, Thérèse Raquin. This world premiere adaptation is written and direc…

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New Kickstarter For SAVE A DANCE! To Preserve Work of Robbins, Fosse, Bennett, Etc. by Pat Cerasaro

A new Kickstarter account has been created in support of the new dance preservation and presentation initiative SAVE A DANCE

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Best Bets: World Naked Bike Ride, 'Grease' at the Muny

Our staff picks the best things to do this week, with a look at what's ahead in the weeks to come.

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BIG FISH Returns to Chicago as JPAC's Season Closer, Now thru 8/9 by BroadwayWorld

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center concludes its 2013-14 season with the new Broadway musical BIG FISH with music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Andrew Lippa, book by esteemed screenwriter Jo…

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APPLAUSE's Penny Fuller Set for Q&A at Spiral Theater Studio Tonight by BroadwayWorld

In Celebrating Penny Fuller's stellar career, she will be sharing the stage with Richard Skipper recounting a 50 year career in theater, television, film and in cabaret. She will be telling …

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Alice Ripley Performs WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Solo by Pat Cerasaro

Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar Alice Ripley has recently been utilizing her SoundCloud account to share a series of intriguing and entertaining clips and she now presents another skil…

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Douglas Carter Beane's FAIRY CAKES Gets World Premiere at Scranton Shakespeare Festival This Weekend by BroadwayWorld

FAIRY CAKES -- a new play by 5-time Tony nominee Douglas Carter Beane, with music by Lewis Flinn -- will be given its world-premiere as one of three productions that comprise the summer seas…

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Steven McRae on ballet, Boris Johnson and drag racing by Ellie Pithers

Ballet dancer Steven McRae speaks to Ellie Pithers

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Friday, July 25, 2014 at 1am (Broadway Time)

All roads lead to Ashland by Win Goodbody

This weekend, two different crowds are converging on Ashland, Oregon for two different reasons. Whatever your pleasure (and both involve drama), this southern Oregon hamlet at the base of th…

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Friday, July 25, 2014 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Video Flash: Julia Stiles Could Rock a Mean '90s Beanie Back in the Day

Before she makes her stage return, we're remembering Stiles' first introduction to America's youth.

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TV News: Aladdin's James Monroe Iglehart to Cohost Today's The View

The Tony Award-winning genie will bring his magic to the set of the morning talk show.

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Sundance Playwrights Sound Off on Female Emergence, Blacklisting and Advocacy Group The Kilroys by Carey Purcell

Sundance Theatre Lab participants Dominique Morisseau, Annie Baker and Sheila Callaghan open up to about the roles women are playing in the theatre — both onstage and off.

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Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike Arrive at the Guthrie in Christopher Durang Comedy, Opening Tonight by Andrew Gans

The Guthrie Theater's production of Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike officially opens on the McGuire Proscenium Stage July 25 following previews that beg…

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DIVA TALK: Aladdin's Courtney Reed Charts Her Journey from Abu to Jasmine by Andrew Gans

News, views and reviews about the multi-talented women of the musical theatre and the concert/cabaret stage.

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Roger Forbes, Robert Foxworth, Elizabeth Franz and Jill Tanner Form a Quartet Tonight at Old Globe by Carey Purcell

Quartet, a comedy by Academy Award winner Ronald Harwood, begins performances at San Diego's Old Globe Theatre July 25 prior to an official opening July 31. 

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Andrew Lippa's Big Fish Swims Back to Chicago Tonight by Adam Hetrick

The Andrew Lippa musical Big Fish, which premiered in Chicago in spring 2013 prior to its Broadway run, returns to the Windy City beginning July 25 in a new production by the Jedlicka Perfor…

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2014 Tony Winner Co-Hosts "The View" July 25; Original Wicked Star Guests by Andrew Gans

The July 25 broadcast of ABC's "The View" welcomes a 2014 Tony Award winner.

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"A Most Wanted Man," Starring Late Philip Seymour Hoffman, Arrives in Theatres Today by Adam Hetrick

"A Most Wanted Man," one of the final films to star late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, is released in theatres nationwide July 25.

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The best God joke ever - and it's mine! by Emo Philips

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FLASH FRIDAY: Patti LuPone Pandemonium! EVITA To 54 Below by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are saluting one of Broadway's best-loved leading ladies in honor of her new cabaret show kicking off this week at 54 Below, the one and only Patti LuPone.

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Music News: Broadway's If/Then to Release Vocal Selections

Learn to sing like Idina Menzel with songs like "Here I Go" and "Some Other Me."

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