Friday, August 1, 2014 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Edinburgh festival diary Israeli group hunt for venue after run cancelled by Mark Brown

Incubator Theatre vow to 'sing for peace on the streets' following protests over funding from Israeli government Continue reading...

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Edinburgh fringe to host its largest ever number of female standups by Mark Brown, Arts Correspondent

62% rise on last year hailed, but with women accounting for 17% of comics at 2014 festival, equality has some way to go at fringe Continue reading...

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Albert Innaurato Returns to the Stage With ‘Doubtless’ by Eric Grode

The playwright Albert Innaurato, almost completely absent from the city’s stages for 25 years, has a one-act comedy in 59E59’s Summer Shorts series.

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REVIEW: 'The Gun Show' at 16th Street Theater ★★★ by Kerry Reid

In the days between the shooting death of photographer Wil Lewis on Devon Avenue, not far from my own home in Rogers Park, and the death-by-stray-bullet of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams at an Ea…

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Theater Review: ‘Stupid _______ Bird’ Returns to Woolly Mammoth Theater by Charles Isherwood

Aaron Posner’s a tarter “sort of” adaptation of Chekhov, returns to the Woolly Mammoth in Washington.

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REVIEW: 'Intimate Apparel' by Eclipse Theatre Co. ★★★ by Kerry Reid

Lynn Nottage's "Intimate Apparel" shares some of the same foundational supports familiar to fans of Henry James and Edith Wharton, from the Gilded Age Manhattan setting to its focus on a wom…

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Dancers of 'JUBA!' at MCA were born to tap by Laura Molzahn

"I wake up every morning, sit on the bed, and next thing I know I'm moving my feet," says tap-dancer Cartier Williams. "It's just naturally happening. I'm getting ready for the day, I'm hear…

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REVIEW: 'Hamlet' by Shakespeare's Globe at Chicago Shakespeare Theater ★★ by Chris Jones

If you were to see the Shakespeare's Globe "Hamlet" in dusty South Sudan, or in the tiny nations of Tuvalu or Nauru, or on St. Kitts and Nevis (maybe both if the touchy latter island decides…

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REVIEW: "Hellish Half-Light" by Mary-Arrchie Theatre ★★½ by Nina Metz

There are six short plays by Samuel Beckett in this Mary-Arrchie production, some of which are rarely staged, including the remarkable “What Where” from 1983. Director Jennifer Markowitz…

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REVIEW: 'The Marvelous Marvelettes' at Black Ensemble ★★★ by Chris Jones

At "Motown the Musical," written and authorized by Berry Gordy and now playing its final weeks in downtown Chicago, the legendary founder of Motown Records is painted as a big-hearted patria…

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REVIEW: 'The Importance of Being Earnest' at Oak Park Festival ★★★ by Kerry Reid

"In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity, is the vital thing," observes Gwendolen in "The Importance of Being Earnest." That line serves as a mission statement for Oscar Wilde's…

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REVIEW: 'Invisible World' at the Annoyance Theatre ★★½ by Nina Metz

The current mainstage revue at Second City is titled “Depraved New World,” but if you're really looking for the transgressive stuff, it's happening a few miles to the north on Belmont Av…

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REVIEW: 'Catch the Fish' by Poor Theatre ★★ by Kerry Reid

Jonathan Caren's "Catch the Fish" brings a millennial TMZ spin to the young-strivers-in-Hollywood genre, a la Nathanael West's "The Day of the Locust." Caren's piece, now in a local premiere…

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At the Den Theatre, a game-changing new space in Wicker Park by Chris Jones

That which lies behind the door of 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. is a game-changer for theater in the hip Chicago neighborhood of Wicker Park. I took myself over to that address earlier this week, …

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Arts should be live and local, not mailed from the Met by Chris Jones

In 1883, the company's first year, New York's Metropolitan Opera began to tour. These great overland voyages of ear-pleasing sopranos, colorful tenors and their trunks and accouterments, gre…

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A new Mahler musical and more at Marriott by Johnny Oleksinski

The Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire announced its 2015 subscription season on Friday. The season includes a world premiere new musical by Michael Mahler, whose “Hero” played the Marriot…

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Video: Aidy Bryant, Jack McBrayer and more at Second City by Johnny Oleksinski

On July 17, The Second City hosted two performances on its Mainstage featuring famous alumni such as Aidy Bryant ("Saturday Night Live"), Tim Meadows ("Saturday Night Live"), Jack McBrayer (…

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Inside iO Theater's new home in Lincoln Park by Nina Metz

Thirty-two years ago Charna Halpern approached Del Close with an offer. He was already a renowned director in the world of comedy, and working at Second City. She had just launched the Impro…

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Exclusive: Part Two - In Conversation with MISS SAIGON's Rachelle Ann Go by Rocky Christopher Fajardo

In the conclusion of's one-one-one chat with Rachelle Ann Go, Gigi in MISS SAIGON's 25th anniversary production, Rachelle Ann reflects on how she has blossomed into her def…

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Walt Disney Records to Release MARY POPPINS Legacy Collection, 8/26 by Movies News Desk

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 PRNewswire Walt Disney Records' newly created line of collectible CDs, Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection, celebrates the anniversaries of Disney's most …

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Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE LION KING by BroadwayWorld

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of t…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Rick Bayless and More in CASCABEL at Lookingglass Theatre; Show Extends thru Aug 31 by BroadwayWorld

Lookingglass Theatre, Frontera Grill and Silverguy Entertainment announce an extension to the wildly popular return of Rick Bayless in Cascabel Dinner -- Daring -- Desire, the unforgettable …

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at 5pm (Broadway Time)


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WATCH: Meet Page 73 Theatre by Mark Blankenship

From time to time, TDF Stages will highlight exciting Off and Off-Off Broadway theatre companies with exclusive “getting to know you” videos. Today we’re featuring Page 73, which l…

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Spotlight On...Derrick Peterson by Michael Block

Name: Derrick Wilfred PetersonHometown: New Orleans, LAEducation: BA International Economics, UNC-Chapel Hill, BFA Theatre, Florida Atlantic University, Ongoing Scene Study with Michael Howa…

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New Musical Party Monster Will Explode at 54 Below Aug. 27 by Philippe Bowgen

54 Below will present a one night only showcase presentation of Party Monster The Musical – the electronic dance music (EDM) musical based on James St. James' memoir "Party Mo…

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Newsies Will Be Featured in Behind The Scenes Miniseries for Lifetime by Philippe Bowgen

Broadway Across America has announced that Disney’s Newsies will be featured on Lifetime television’s award-winning morning show “The Balancing Act” as part of the si…

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Chef Yigit Pura Creates HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH-Inspired Macaron by BroadwayWorld

In honor of the current Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Chef Yigit Pura announced today a limited edition Hedwig and the Angry Inch-inspired macaron. Fea…

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VIDEO: Susan Louise O'Connor Stars in New Webseries LUCY KNOWS LOVE (NYC STYLE) by TV News Desk

Lucy Knows Love NYC style is the latest comedy web series to be launched from The series is written by and starring Broadway's Susan Louise O'Connor Blithe Spirit as Lucy Saunder…

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Photo Coverage: Playwrights Horizons' BOOTYCANDY Cast Meets the Press! by Walter McBride

Rehearsals just began for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara director of In the Continuum…

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Up on the Marquee: THIS IS OUR YOUTH by Walter McBride

THIS IS OUR YOUTH by Kenneth Lonergan is headed to Broadway this summer, guided by producer Scott Rudin and directed by Anna D. Shapiro. It will open at the Cort Theatre on September 11 and …

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Friday Phone Call # 68: Catalyst gathering at the National Black Theatre by Howlround

By David Dower. Today I talk with three people involved in the Catalyst gathering at the National Black Theatre: Jonathan McCrory, Sade Lithcott, and Deadria Harrington. Evolving out of a se…

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Happy Friday! by Robertsalazar

Ernesto DJEDJE - ZADI BONO Have a great weekend, everybody!

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Theater News: Wesley Taylor to Lead Signature Theatre's Cabaret

The television and Broadway veteran may have to brush up on his German.

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Rosa Laborde's True gets Toronto remount by Richard Ouzounian

Play was most critically acclaimed at Toronto Fringe Festival.

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Guest Picks: Austin Pendleton

Austin Pendleton was on the show August 1, 2014 to talk about directing Between Riverside and Crazy. He's a fan of milkshakes and tequila. Find out what else he's a fan of! What have you rea…

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Guest Picks: Stephen McKinley Henderson

Stephen McKinley Henderson was on the show August 1, 2014 to talk about starring in the play Between Riverside and Crazy. Find out what books and music he's a fan of! What have you read or s…

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Guest Picks: Stephen Adly Guirgis

Stephen Adly Guirgis was on the show August 1, 2014 to talk about his new play, Between Riverside and Crazy. He's a fan of hip-hop and the Mets. Find out what else he's a fan of! What have y…

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Alan Alda, Carol Burnett, Brian Dennehy, Mia Farrow, Diana Rigg and More to Rotate in the Revival of Love Letters by Suzanna Bowling

Alan Alda, Carol Burnett, Brian Dennehy, Mia Farrow, Diana Rigg and More to Rotate in the Revival of Love Letters: Coming to the Nederlander is the revival of A.R. Gurney’s 1988 play Love …

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Video Flash: Brynn O'Malley Steps Into the Canvas in Sunday in the Park with George

The Honyemoon in Vegas star enters the Sondheim musical at Virginia's Signature Theatre.

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Theater Review: Between Riverside and Crazy Lies Exellence

"Completely compelling."-- Delivered by Feed43 service

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Suburbanite Review: "Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story" by Joseph Cervelli

His name may be quite unfamiliar but not the tunes he wrote. Review appears in other North Jersey Media Newspapers.

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Spotlight On...Katelin Wilcox by Michael Block

Name: Katelin WilcoxHometown: Born in Bangor, Maine, raised in Columbia, South Carolina, which I guess makes me a Yankee Southern BelleEducation: University of Notre Dame.  Go Irish!Fav…

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Israeli theatre group has performances cancelled at Edinburgh Fringe by Mark Brown, Arts Correspondent

Incubator Theatre seeking new venue after demonstrators forced their government-sponsored show at the Underbelly to close Continue reading...

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Broadway's Phantom Calls On Fan Artists to Re-Design Iconic Mask by Philippe Bowgen

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group announced a multi-tiered art contest inviting fans of the musical Phantom of the Opera and all artists across the country to submit o…

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Brit Pop Singer Lily Allen Parts Ways with Bridget Jones Diary Musical by Adam Hetrick

British singer-songwriter Lily Allen has revealed that she is no longer attached to a stage musical based on Helen Fielding's 1996 novel and subsequent film "Bridget Jones's Dia…

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Taylor Mac and The Civilians Will Headline New Victory's LabWorks 2014-15 by Philippe Bowgen

The New Victory Theater, New York City’s premier theater for kids and families, has announced the 2014-15 New Victory LabWorks new work development residencies – including work f…

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BWW TV: HEATHERS Company Shines a Light at BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK! by BroadwayWorld TV

This week's event featured performances from the cast of Heathers, featuring Charissa Hogeland, Dave Thomas Brown, Jessica Keenan Wynn, Katie Ladner, Cait Fairbanks, Elle McLemore, Rachel Fl…

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BWW TV: Go INTO THE WOODS Again! Watch the New Teaser Trailer in High-Definition! by BroadwayWorld TV

Just yesterday BroadwayWorld brought you the new teaser tailer for the highly anticipated Into the Woods film, which hits theatres this Christmas. Now, treat yourself again to the sneak peek…

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Theater Review: Between Riverside and Crazy Lies Exellence by Jesse Green

Even on the rare occasions when they’re legible, the notes I take in the theater are generally useless — except in those cases where boredom causes them to mutate into to-do lists. I mak…

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Spotlight On...Joseph Spieldenner by Michael Block

Name: Joseph SpieldennerHometown: Albion, MeEducation: BFA from Florida State UniversitySelect Credits: 25th Anniversary National Tour of Les Miserables (Grantaire/ us Javert), National Tour…

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'Grease' gets the splashy Muny treatment

Musical with small beginnings packs the big outdoor theater on opening night.

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Review: Drag King Richard III, Riverside Studios by Daniel Harrison

Credit where credit’s due: we are told director Roz Hopkinson had only three days of rehearsal with Anne Zander and Bonnie Adair. And so sets the scene. We become a friendly and forgiving …

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Review: Romeo and Juliet, Lauderdale House by Laura Peatman

It just wouldn’t be summer without an alfresco Shakespearean performance. Settling down for a picnic, a tipple and the words of the Bard has become a staple of the theatrical calendar, and…

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THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: July 26- August 1 by BroadwayWorld

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix Take a l…

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Wesley Taylor Cast As Emcee in Cabaret by Andrew Gans

Signature Theatre, which is located in Arlington, VA, has announced casting for several roles in its 25th anniversary season.

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Tony Winners and Broadway Casts Join #EmilysEnsemble to Send Support to 12-Year-Old Brain Surgery Patient by Michael Gioia

Tony Award winner Donna Murphy, Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara and dozens more are joining #EmilysEnsemble, a social media outpouring of support for a 12-year-old dancer having major brain su…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Gail Bennett, Tony Mansker and More in Ogunquit's MARY POPPINS by BroadwayWorld

Mary Poppins flies over the rooftops of London and into the Ogunquit Playhouse July 30 to August 30 This family musical features the delightful songs from the cherished Disney film including…

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FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of Playwrights Horizons' BOOTYCANDY by Walter McBride

Rehearsals just began for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of BOOTYCANDY, a new play written and directed by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara director of In the Continuum…

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Give Motown The Musical A Minute and a Half to Take You to Heaven

Broadway's big hit Motown the Musical has brand-new b-roll, and we can't get enough.

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6 Questions for Stephen Adly Guirgis-Playwright by Sandi Durell

  By Sherry Amatenstein         From the opening moments of a telephone interview, playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis has the ability to make a stranger – a repor…

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Decades in the Broadway biz, and still we want more of Stephen Sondheim by Nelson Pressley

“God. I mean, the man’s a god,” Stephen Sondheim puckishly wrote in the 2010 Broadway revue “Sondheim on Sondheim,” sending up the long ascending, stratospheric image of himself th…

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Kathie Lee Gifford producing 'Today' musical by Thewrap

Aug 01 ( - Kathie Lee Gifford has written “Today: The Musical,” an 18-minute extravaganza expected to air this year.

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THREE SHORTS By Tim McNeil by Sandra Kuker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press contact: Sandra Kuker PR or Anita J. Lee Publicity Email: or   STELLA ADLER — LAB THEATRE COMPANY Presents  …

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Dirty Dancing's Hot Preview Promises a Hot Time on Tour

The North American tour of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage will begin performances Aug. 26, prior to an official opening Sept. 2, at The National Theatre in Washington D.C. Play…

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Review: The Nightmares of Carlos Fuentes, Arcola Theatre by A Younger Theatre

What do a dirty weekend, violent hallucinations and a deportation room have in common? According to Rashid Razaq – a pair of handcuffs. The Nightmares of Carlos Fuentes, directed by N…

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Spotlight On...Alex Knox by Michael Block

Name: Alex KnoxHometown: Irvine, CAEducation: UC Santa Barbara – BFA, Yale School of Drama – MFAFavorite Credits: Eurydice (Orpheus, South Coast Rep), Last Days of Mary Stuart (Badge Man…

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Remy Bumppo Rehearsal Space available September 26 – November 2 by Bt

Remy Bumppo's rehearsal space at 3717 N Ravenswood has availability from September 26 through November 2. Rates vary from $11 - $16 per hour, depending on hours scheduled per week. Approxi…

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Signature Theatre to Welcome Wesley Taylor, Charlie Pollock, Natascia Diaz and More for 25th Anniversary Season by BroadwayWorld

Wesley Taylor will take on the iconic role of The Emcee in Signature Theatre's revival of Cabaret April 14 - June 28, 2015. Taylor originated the roles of Franz in Rock of Ages and Lucas Bei…

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Fuse Film Review: “Magic in the Moonlight” — Recycling Made Charming by Tim Jackson

Despite Woody Allen's recycling of old ideas and plot points, his actors give such strong characterizations that I tossed my skepticism aside and enjoyed the moonlit ride.

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Daniel Radcliffe Reveals He Wants a Career As a Director by Movies News Desk

Daniel Radcliffe discussed his goal of distancing himself from his iconic character in the 'Harry Potter' film franchise.

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Meryl Streep to Sing AND Play Guitar in Diablo Cody's RICKI AND THE FLASH by Movies News Desk

Oscar winner Meryl Streep will go one better in her upcoming film for Diablo Cody - she will learn how to play guitar

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Photo Coverage: Stacie Bono Makes 54 Below Debut by Kevin Thomas Garcia

Princesses live a charmed life with their spell-bounding beauty, adoring princes and happily ever afters. Throughout history, this impression has fueled the fantasies of little girls, but as…

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Photo Coverage: AVENUE Q Celebrates 11 Years on Stage! by Kevin Thomas Garcia

The long-running Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q just celebrated its 11th anniversary in New York last night, July 31 at New World Stages 340 W. 50 St.. BroadwayWorld was there for the s…

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THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- HEATHERS' Dave Thomas Brown by Bww Staff

In this week's edition, we caught up with Dave Thomas Brown, who is starring as 'JD' in HEATHERS- currently playing at New World Stages.

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PLAYBILL.COM'S THEATRE WEEK IN REVIEW, July 26-Aug. 1: Critics Enjoy Sex with Strangers, and Love Letters Will Make Starry Return by Robert Simonson

Fans of the enormously successful BBC series "Sherlock" will have to wait until 2015 for their next fix of the addictive re-imagining of the Arthur Conan Doyle detective stories. T…

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Atlantic Extends Stephen Adly Guirgis Premiere Between Riverside And Crazy by Adam Hetrick and Carey Purcell

The world premiere of Tony nominee Stephen Adly Guirgis' new play Between Riverside And Crazy, which officially opened July 31 at the Atlantic Theater Company, has extended its Off-Broad…

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Scandalous Writer Kathie Lee Gifford Penning New Musical; Regis Philbin Cast by Michael Gioia

Kathie Lee Gifford, who wrote the libretto to the short-lived Broadway musical Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson, is at work on a new musical project.

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

KUKER & LEE PR – Veteran Publicists Join Forces by Sandra Kuker

          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Los Angeles, CA (July 30, 2014) – Veteran Los Angeles Publicists, Anita J. Lee and Sandra J. Kuker have joined forces to form Kuke…

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9 Things Crazed Sondheim Fans Will Say about ‘Into the Woods’ Before They Even See the Film by Jack Mauro

Disney, rarely shy about touting its upcoming attractions, is very much going all-out this year; a fat, full five-month ballyhoo before its Christmas release of the filmed Sondheim/Lapine mu…

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MEET & GREET by Sandra Kuker


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Los Angeles Theater Review: ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE (El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood) by Jason Rohrer

SWEET, DREAMY Based on the true story of a rabid blue-collar fan whose dream of making friends with her favorite Grand Ole Opry star came true in 1961, Always…Patsy Cline is an enormou…

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Margaret Copeland Exits Off-Broadway's HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Tomorrow by BroadwayWorld

Margaret Copeland will play her final performance in the long-running Off-Broadway comedy smash HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER this Saturday night, August 2nd at Planet Hollywood. She is set to be m…

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'Book of Mormon' a mocking hug

'An atheist's love letter to religion." That's how Matt Stone, one of the show's creators, described The Book of Mormon, now at the Forrest Theatre for the next six weeks. This prize-wi…

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Inlet Dance Theatre guides trainees and apprentices to glory in Cain Park show (review) by Zachary Lewis

Eight short works, including four premieres, made for an entertaining night with Inlet Dance Theatre at Cain Park in Cleveland Heights Thursday. Best of all, several of the dances were gems.

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Allison Janney Remembers Her First Mention in Variety by Debra Birnbaum

The prestigious Williamstown Theatre Festival prides itself on discovering top talent, and in the summer of 1985, a tall, young actress arrived in Massachusetts ready to make her mark. Allis…

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NBC’s ‘Today’ To Air 18-Minute Musical Written By Kathie Lee Gifford by Brian Steinberg

Can Matt Lauer or Natalie Morales handle a Broadway-style solo? In a move that appears to fill the appetite for live broadcasts of Broadway-like showstoppers, NBC’s “Today”…

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Daniel Radcliffe Wants a Career as a Director by Ramin Setoodeh

In this week’s issue of Variety, Daniel Radcliffe talks about distancing himself from the “Harry Potter” franchise by starring on Broadway and in indies like “Kill Yo…

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The Internet is For...Photos of Avenue Q’s 11th Anniversary Celebration! by

Celebrate the 11th anniversary of Avenue Q with Trekkie Monster and the cast of the hit off-Broadway show. The Tony-winning musical opened on Broadway July 31, 2003 at the Golden Theatre bef…

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Get Ready for The Today Show: The Musical?! Kathie Lee Gifford Will Write a Live Televised Daytime Tuner by Ryan McPhee

Look out, Peter Pan. There’s another live musical coming to NBC before the end of the year. The Today Show Fourth Hour co-host and one-time Broadway lyricist Kathy Lee Gifford announce…

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Kristin Chenoweth Can’t Reach the Pedals, Norm Lewis Is a Space Chef & More Lessons of the Week by Lindsay Champion

It's the dog days of summer, but it's never too late to learn something new. For instance, did you know that The Phantom of the Opera star Norm Lewis can cook space fo…

Linked From at 01:19PM Summer Camp, Day 1! Celine Dion Goes Jellicle in Our First Super-Campy Video Clip by Ryan McPhee

We’re gonna be honest: Things around the offices have gotten really boring the last few weeks. It’s sweltering, it’s humid, and worst of all, no new Broadway s…

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Spotlight On...Alison Crane by Michael Block

Name: Alison CraneHometown: Oklahoma CityEducation: BA in Theatre Arts from the University of Central Oklahoma, MFA in Acting from The Actors Studio Drama School at The New School.Favorite C…

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Review: Confirmation (Edinburgh Fringe)

Chris Thorpe's play exploring confirmation bias is thought-provoking and layered

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Ronald Keaton launches SoloChicago theater company, brings Winston Churchill to life in first show

“Churchill,” directed by Kurt Johns, is based on the prolific writings of Churchill (1864-1975), as well as the teleplay, “Winston Churchill” by Dr. James C. Humes.

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DVR Alert: WHAT IF's Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan to Appear on NBC's TODAY, 8/4 by TV News Desk

Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan, stars of the upcoming film WHAT IF, will appear on NBC's TODAY on Monday August 4th.

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STAGE TUBE: The Muny's THE ADDAMS FAMILY Remixs Beyonce's 'Pretty Hurts' by Stage Tube

The St. Louis Muny's cast of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, which ran from July 14th through 20th, created a video remix of Beyonce's 'Pretty Hurts.' The remix is very much in the style of the show itse…

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BWW Exclusive: Preview of INSIDE ACT: HOW TEN ACTORS MADE IT AND HOW YOU CAN TOO- with James Earl! by Ken Womble

Why do some actors make it and others don't Ken Womble sets out to find the answer to this question, one that has fascinated and tormented him for years, in his new book, INSIDE ACT How Ten …

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US falls for panto as Brit producer Lythgoe makes kids' musical comedy a Los Angeles hit

It’s taken 300 years for America to fall for panto’s thigh-slapping mix of slapstick humour and classic fairy tales. But the version which is now packing theatres in Los Angeles is a Dis…

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PHOTO CALL: Original (and Current) Pippin Star John Rubinstein Honored With Sardi's Caricature by Matthew Blank

John Rubinstein, who originated the title role in the 1972 Broadway production of Pippin and plays King Charles in the revival, was honored July 31 with the unveiling of a portrait to adorn …

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Anne L. Nathan Shares the Fierce and Fabulous Women Who Inspire Her Once Character

Original Once star Anne L. Nathan talks about the four, yes four, women who help inspire her performance as tough Czech mama Baruška.

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Obituaries: Obituary: Dora Bryan by Michael Quinn

A character actor with star quality, Dora Bryan made a virtue out of versatility in a career that moved from seaside summer seasons to the West End, pantomime to Pinter, revues to radio and …

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at noon (Broadway Time)

The Stumptown Improv Festival hits town August 14-16 by Win Goodbody

Summer is on, and whatever you do – don’t stop laughing. To assist on that mission, here comes the Stumptown Improv Festival. The Stumptown Improv Festival August 14-16 Milagro T…

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Chalk Rep, “Lady Windermere’s Fan” and Miley Cyrus – by Crescent Rainwater by Colin Mitchell

Some interesting musings from a smart lady with a cool name. Not sure I buy it all, but it’s a good read nonetheless. Enjoy. Artistic Portrayals of Gender Policing are, Sadly, Timeless…

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Theater News: Stephen Adly Guirgis' Between Riverside and Crazy Extends Off-Broadway

The new drama stars Stephen McKinley Henderson.

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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Robert O'Hara's Bootycandy at Playwrights Horizons

The new play explores growing up gay and black in America.

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Theater News: Kelli O'Hara, Donna Murphy, and More Broadway Stars Come Together in Support of 12-Year-Old Dancer Emily Safai

An onslaught of Broadway's best have joined the social media campaign to lend their well wishes as the young girl undergoes brain surgery.

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Attend the tale, and turn it up: New prog metal ‘Todd’ premieres in D.C. by Nelson Pressley

The progressive metal arrangements are ready for “Sweeney Todd,” the throat-slitting musical thriller that’s getting a headbanging musical arrangement this month by D.C.’s Landless T…

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‘The Nerd’ at Parlor Room Theater by Anne Vandercook

Larry Shue’s The Nerd opened in Milwaukie Wisconsin in April of 1981, eventually climbing to the peak of dramatic success premiering on Broadway in 1987 with a reputable 441 show run.  Th…

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Theatre News: Altar Boyz to get UK premiere

The musical comedy will run at Greenwich Theatre from 3-18 October

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Review: Marry Me A Little (St James Theatre)

Laura Pitt-Pulford and Simon Bailey impress in the compilation of several Stephen Sondheim songs at the St James Studio

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Review: Much Ado About Nothing (Lion and Unicorn Theatre)

An imaginative adaptation of Much Ado that's packed with action and fizzing with powerful emotions

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Review: Around the World in 80 Days (Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester)

This New Vic and Royal Exchange adaptation of Jules Verne's classic is a Summer treat

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Photos! Step Inside the Opening Night Celebration of Between Riverside and Crazy by

Get a front row seat to the opening night of off-Broadway’s Between Riverside and Crazy, an Atlantic Theater Company world premiere by Stephen Adly Guirgis. Celebrate with stars Stephe…

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Babs’ Turn: Gypsy Remake Finds New Screenwriter; Will Barbra Streisand Star and Direct? by Ryan McPhee

Ready or not, here comes Barbra! Some new steps have been made in the already-lengthy journey that has been the Gypsy feature film, starring Barbra Streisand as Rose, the ultimate stage momm…

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Odds & Ends: Poster Revealed for Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet, Made in Dagenham Casting & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. West End's Made in Dagenham Completes Casting Isla Blair (The History Boys, TV’s House of Cards) and David Card…

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Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Between Riverside and Crazy Extends Off-Broadway by

Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Between Riverside and Crazy will extend its off-Broadway run at the Linda Gross Theater. The world premiere production from Atlantic Theater Company will now play…

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Fringe Festival short reviews

Opening-night Fringe offerings also include cats, love songs, a hike.

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Qurrat Ann Kadwani on Blending Traditional Indian Culture & the Bronx in They Call Me Q by

Qurrat Ann Kadwani brings her Indian parents, her friends and many more to life in her new one-woman show They Call Me Q. Find out why audiences see their own families, as well as …

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Are you ready for Kathie Lee Gifford’s musical, America? | Entertain This! by Donna Freydkin

Watch your green back, Allison Williams. There’s another musical on the way at NBC.

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STAGE TUBE: Broadway Stars Join Forces in Support of Emily's Ensemble by Stage Tube

Broadway is joining EmilysEnsemble, a social media outpouring of support for a 12-year-old dancer having major brain surgery today.

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John Bucchino Set for WBAI-FM's EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN, 8/3 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway composer John Bucchino will appear on WBAI-FM's 'Everything Old Is New Again' hosted by Dave Kenney on Sunday, August 3rd. The show airs from 900 - 1100PM EST on WBAI-FM in New York…

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Edinburgh festival 2014 review: Men in the Cities fierce portrait of violence by Lyn Gardner

Traverse, EdinburghChris Goode's solo show ties together the stories of murderered British soldier Lee Rigby and three other men in crisis, for a powerful but despairing look at masculinity …

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Irish dancers will leave them reeling in Morristown by Robert Johnson

The Peter Smith School of Irish Dance will be the final act in this summer’s Music Beyond Borders series of free, lunchtime concerts on the Morristown Green.

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PHOTO CALL: Constantine Maroulis, Carrie St. Louis, Gent's Guide, Once and Heathers Rock Out at Free Broadway in Bryant Park Concert by Matthew Blank

The 14th season of the annual lunchtime series Broadway in Bryant Park continued July 31.

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90 And Going Strong Will Feature Three Artists in Their 90s by Andrew Gans

Winner Pictures will present 90 And Going Strong, featuring three performers over the age of 90, Aug. 11 at Baruch College.

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PHOTO CALL: Corn Rows, Cargo Pants, Leather Jackets and Riot Gear; More Stunning Pics From Dallas' Contemporary, Immersive Les Misérables by Krissie Fullerton

Director Liesl Tommy brings a new, modern-dress, immersive production of the hit international musical Les Misérables to the Dallas Theater Center beginning June 27. A host of Broadwa…

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Will Barbra Streisand Gypsy Film Move Forward with "Last Five Years" Writer? by Adam Hetrick

"The Mirror Has Two Faces" and "Last Five Years" screenwriter Richard LaGravenese has been tapped by Universal Pictures to adapt Gypsy as a screen project for Barbra Stre…

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Deadline Extended for Met Opera Lockout; NYC Officials Rally Behind Musicians by Michael Gioia

The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and supporters rallied Aug. 1 in Dante Park in front of Lincoln Center before resuming federally mediated negotiations under a 72-hour threat of lockout impo…

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Playwright Brett Neveu Talks About “The Opponent,” His Two-Hander With Boxing Gloves by Kenneth Jones

Chicago playwright Brett Neveu discusses his past, his process and his current project, the NYC premiere of his acclaimed play "The Opponent," by A Red Orchid Theatre.

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‘Noli Me Tangere’ Filipino opera will tell moving tale at Kennedy Center by Celia Wren

The title may translate as “Touch Me Not,” but a team of intrepid producers haven’t hesitated to tackle “Noli Me Tangere,” which has been called the first full-length Filipino oper…

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Cabaret News: Les Misérables Star Caissie Levy to Perform '90s Hits in From Marky Mark to Michael: Pop Music of the '90s

A Roster of Broadway Performers will perform in the cabaret salute to '90s pop music at 54 Below.

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Photo Flash: The Cast of Atlantic Theater Company's Between Riverside and Crazy Celebrates Opening Night

The new play by Stephen Adly Guirgis is directed by Austin Pendleton.

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'Puppet Shakespeare' Takes On 'Titus Andronicus'

Shakespeare plays are usually categorized as comedies or tragedies, and it's quite rare for them to switch, but a new off-Broadway production turns everything upside down with the help of a …

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Critical I: Matthew Murray, by CFR Staff

"Anyone can be a critic, but being a good critic is an entirely different matter."

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Pasadena goes back to the good book for latest 'Godspell' production by Mary Johnson, For The Baltimore Sun

Revival set for two-week run at Anne Arundel Community CollegePasadena Theatre Company has an enduring affection for the 1971 musical "Godspell" that ensures the company returns to the show …

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A dog gets his day in 'Verona'

"I think Crab, my dog, be the sourest-natured dog that lives," complains Launce in Shakespeare's comedy "Two Gentlemen of Verona." The actor playing Launce in the current Wooden O outdoor pr…

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Two Seattle premieres and the return of ‘Urinetown’

“Urinetown” opens and Seattle premieres of plays by David Ives and Donald Margulies hit local stages in early August.

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Could Helen Mirren forget how to act? She worries by Sandy Cohen

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Helen Mirren lowers her voice to a whisper and her eyes take on a devious twinkle as she makes a confession: When she has a really good time making a movie, as she di…

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News: Theatre Royal Stratford East among venues to receive Theatres Trust grants by Georgia Snow

Theatre Royal Stratford East and Blackpool’s Grand Theatre are among five venues to receive small capital grants from the Theatres Trust. The Small Grants Scheme, which is now in its fifth…

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Production News: West End’s The Lion King seen by more than 12 million people by Matthew Hemley

The West End production of The Lion King has now been seen by more than 12 million people, producers have claimed. According to Disney Theatrical Productions, which produces the musical, its…

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She Wants to Be a Part of It: Olivia Petzy Will Step into How to Be a New Yorker Off-Broadway by

Olivia Petzy will join the cast of How to Be a New Yorker beginning August 8. She steps in for Margaret Copeland, who, following the post-show announcement of her engagement on April 11, wil…

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Now Playing on Broadway? Michael Keaton is Down Stage Center in New Birdman Trailer by Ryan McPhee

It’s Michael Keaton on Broadway! Sort of. The film star’s newest project, Birdman, puts him center stage on the Great White Way. In the flick, Keaton plays Riggan Thomson, a past…

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Photos! Original Pippin Star John Rubinstein Is Honored with an Extraordinary Sardi’s Portrait by

John Rubinstein is currently playing King Charles in the Tony-winning revival of Pippin, but this isn’t his first time in the hit musical—he also played the title role in th…

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Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's On the Town Casts Its Gabey, Ivy Smith, Ozzie, Hildy, Chip by Andrew Gans

Casting has been announced for the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's upcoming production of the classic musical comedy On the Town, which will begin Aug. 6 at the Merry-Go-Round Pl…

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PHOTO SPECIAL: "Here She Is, Boys!" From Ethel to Tyne to Betty to Patti, The Many Faces of Gypsy's Infamous Mama Rose by Matthew Blank

With Tony winner Leslie Uggams having recently played Mama Rose in a multi-racial Connecticut production and Imelda Staunton prepping for a UK staging, we look back at a few of the many tale…

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John Stamos Will Guest Star in Alan Menken and Glenn Slater's ABC Musical Series by Michael Gioia

Stage and screen actor John Stamos will guest star in ABC's upcoming "Galavant," a musical comedy by composer Alan Menken (Aladdin) and lyricist Glenn Slater (The Little Mermai…

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Audra McDonald's Lady Day Live Album Holds Strong as Billboard Chart-Topper by Adam Hetrick

PS Classics' two-disc, live original Broadway cast album of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, starring Audra McDonald as late singer Billie Holiday, has held onto the #1 slot in B…

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Fuse Film Review: “Get On Up” — James Brown’s Music Grooves, But the Biography Falls Flat by Tim Jackson

From the start of Get On Up, James Brown's life is reduced to the plastic clichés of music biography.

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VIDEO: Jessica Chastain Featured in New Trailer for SALOME/WILD SALOME by Movies News Desk

A new trailer has arrived for 'Salome''Wild Salome', a documentary about making of the movie, 'Wild Salome,' first screened at the Venice Film Festival in 2011

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Photo Coverage: Casts of GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE, HEATHERS and More Visit Broadway in Bryant Park! by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

This week's event featured performances from the cast of Rock of Ages Constantine Maroulis, Carrie St. Louis, Cody Scott Lancaster, Josephine Rose Roberts, Katie Webber, Alyssa Herrera, Beck…

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Photo Coverage: PIPPIN's John Rubinstein Unveils Caricature at Sardi's by Walter McBride

The company of the Tony Award winning Best Revival of a Musical PIPPIN currently playing at the Music Box Theatre just celebrated the caricature unveiling of current and original star John R…

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Kathie Lee Gifford Announces Her Newest Production 'TODAY the Musical!' Live Coming This Fall by TV News Desk

On this morning's fourth hour of TODAY, host Kathie Lee announced that she has written TODAY the musical 'It's going to be live and it's going to be so much fun,' said the Broadway producer.

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SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 8/1/2014 by BroadwayWorld's SHOW BIZ Rush, Lottery amp Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 812014.

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Upcoming CD Releases for August 2014

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for August, 2014.

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LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL Remains at #1 on Billboard's Cast Albums Chart by BroadwayWorld

The original cast recording of Broadway's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar amp Grill continues to hold on to it's Number One spot on the Cast Album chart, according to

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The Most Popular Posts of the Month: July by Ken Davenport

Time for that monthly summary of what got your attention last month here at The Producer’s Perspective: The most read post AND the most commented on post of the month: Sure You Get a Refu…

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The difference between a Producer and a General Manager. by Ken Davenport

The Broadway administrative hierarchy can be a confusing one. To help answer a few readers’ questions, I used my favorite analogy to describe the duties of a General Manager on a Broad…

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Suggested Events: August 2014 by Spotted Staff

Wanna have some fun with Broadway stars outside the theatre? What about a more intimate show with new music? Or perhaps you just want to see Aaron Tveit belt his face off up close? You can d…

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10am (Broadway Time)

On Aug. 16, an Emmy family affair in Bedford by Peter D. Kramer

Bedford filmmaker Dori Berinstein’s love letter to a lost friend, “Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love,” is up for a 2014 Emmy for Outstanding Documentary or series when …

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Photo Flash: Broadway's Original Pippin, John Rubinstein, Receives a Sardi's Caricature

Rubinstein is currently appearing in the award-winning revival of the classic musical.

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Filichia Features: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Can Indeed Succeed by Peter Filichia

You could, of course, do CATCH ME IF YOU CAN the way it was done on Broadway. Take Troupe 4982 from Bradford High School in Kenosha, Wisconsin, which brought its production to the Thespian F…

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Crimes of Passion in dance: Bodies, blood and lust fuel thrilling works of art by Sarah Kaufman

It was August, and it was hot. The temperature was over 100 degrees before noon on Aug. 4, 1892, when Lizzie Borden’s father and stepmother were hacked to death in their Fall River, Mass.,…

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Weekend Poll: Which Broadway Star Should Play Wendy in NBC's Peter Pan Telecast? by Lindsay Champion

Okay, NBC, you’ve had your fun. You cast Oscar winner Christopher Walken (who can kinda sing) as Captain Hook and Girls’ Allison Williams (who sang “Take Me or Leave Me&rdq…

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Review: Così fan tutte (Wells-next-the-Sea)

What do you call a bijou performance space in a converted maltings on the seaward side of Norfolk's barley-growing country? The Granary Theatre, of course – home-base to Seastar Opera.

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Theatre News: Cast announced for Alan Bennett's Single Spies at Rose Kingston

Alexander Hanson and Michael Pennington are among those joining the Bennett double bill at the Rose from 25 September

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Complete Casting Announced for New West End Musical Made in Dagenham, Based on Film by Mark Shenton

Complete casting has been announced for the world premiere of Made in Dagenham, the new musical version of the 2010 film of the same name that will begin performances Oct. 9 prior to an offi…

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Altar Boyz Are Heading to London in October; Director Announced by Mark Shenton

Altar Boyz, the 1985 Off-Broadway musical that played for over five yeas and more than 2,000 performances during its run at New World Stages, is to receive its London premiere at Greenwich T…

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Jason Robert Brown's NYC Concert Sells Out; Second Show Added, Guest Stars Named by Andrew Gans

Jason Robert Brown, who recently won a Best Score Tony Award for The Bridges of Madison County, and the Caucasian Rhythm Kings will bring their mix of rock/blues/jazz/folk/Gregorian chant/kl…

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Michael Pennington and Alexander Hanson Among Cast of Revival of Alan Bennett's Single Spies by Mark Shenton

Alan Bennett's Single Spies, a double-bill stage adaptation of his television films An Englishman Abroad and A Question of Attribution, is to be revived at the Rose Theatre, Kingsto…

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Two-Time Tony-Winning Musical Theatre Actress Will Experience a "Resurrection" on ABC by Andrew Gans

Stage and screen star Donna Murphy, best known for her Tony-winning performances in Passion and The King and I, will be seen in the upcoming second season of ABC's "Resurrection.&qu…

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Casting Announced for Staged Reading of Busker Alley by Andrew Gans

Musical Theatre West's Reiner Staged Reading Series will present the A.J. Carothers/Sherman Brothers musical Busker Alley Aug. 17 at 7 PM at the University Theatre at California State Un…

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Fuse Theater Review: Double Edge Theatre’s “Shahrazad” — A Feast for Our Imaginations by Terry Byrne

Shahrazad is the latest in Double Edge’s summer spectacles, and with this piece, director and designer Stacy Klein has found the perfect balance between story and visuals.

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Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Atlantic Theater Company's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY by Jennifer Broski

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' play BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton and starring Victor Almanzar, Elizabet…

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Photobombing with Beyoncé and the newsagents made of felt the week in art by Jonathan Jones

Lucy Sparrow's hand-stitched replica of a corner shop and how to crash a picture like the stars, plus Genesis P-Orridge and what the Tate's got up its sleeve for 2015 all in your favourite …

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Dessa Rose review too complicated for its own good by Michael Billington

Trafalgar Studios, London Ahrens's treatment of race relations is more exhausting than spiritually enlightening Continue reading...

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Edinburgh festival 2014 review: Crazy Glue tragicomedy recalls Coward by Lyn Gardner

Assembly Roxy, EdinburghThis clowning tale of a marriage coming unglued is at its best when it lets us glimpse the petty cruelties of love Continue reading...

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Time Out Theater Review: 'Sex With Strangers'

David Schwimmer, best known for his role as Ross on the hit series "Friends," is currently working behind the scenes, directing the Second Stage Theatre's production of a new play …

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Review: An NYC Real Estate Story with a Bitter Twist, from "Hat" Scribe by Robert Kahn

A well-crafted, if depressing commentary on human nature, Stephen Adly Guirgis' "Between Riverside and Crazy" thrives on the strength of robust dialogue and complex performances.

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, August 1, 2014 by Susan Grace

  This Weekend’s Highlights: Friday, August 1 * Hair, directed & choreographed by Adam Shankman, featuring Kristen Bell, Hunter Parrish, Amber Riley, Jenna Ushkowitz, Beverly…

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Performers rehearse Edinburgh Tattoo for Fringe festival by Telegraph Staff

The Edinburgh Tattoo begins on Friday evening with performances by Zulu warriors, Shetland fiddlers and more to open the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014

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Features: Theatre quiz of the week: Doctor Who, Lloyd Webber and the cost of Cumberbatch

How much notice have you paid this week's theatre news? Find out by taking our quiz

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WAKE UP with BWW 8/1/14 - HAIR at the Hollywood Bowl, Edinburgh Fringe 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 HAIR gets wild with an all-star…

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VIDEO: Julia Roberts Plays Face Balls, Talks 'Normal Heart' on TONIGHT SHOW by TV News Desk

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Jimmy and America's Sweetheart, Julia Roberts, faced-off in a game where they throw your balls at each other's face, then watch it back in super HD slow motion.

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Today marks the start of the Washington area 2014-2015 theatre season by Lorraine Treanor

With the increasing trend for theatre companies to produce nearly year round, it has become tricky to to determine when the official Washington DC area season closes and the next one opens. …

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Arts Collective at HCC Announces its 2014-2015 Season by Susan G. Kramer by Guest Author

ARTS COLLECTIVE at HCC’s 20th Season Announcement,  Including Up-Coming Auditions AC’s 20TH SEASON: 2014 – 2015 Tickets are on sale beginning September 1, 2014 (Columbia, Maryland)…

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Sofie Gråbøl and Rona Munro, interview: from The Killing to Scottish history by Dominic Cavendish

The star of The Killing talks about Rona Munro's epic history trilogy

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Mike Tyson: to hell and back, more than once by Richard Ouzounian

Retired boxing champ puts roller-coaster of his life on display in Undisputed Truth, coming to Air Canada Centre on Sept. 10.

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Ruth Carlin Returns to Duplex with “A Light in the Window” by Sandi Durell

        Singer/songwriter Ruth Carlin returns to The Duplex Cabaret Theater in August with her critically acclaimed show, “A Light in the Window – Songs of Judy Colli…

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France’s Philippe Gas to Head Shanghai Disneyland by Patrick Frater

HONG KONG – Frenchman, Philippe Gas has been appointed as general manager of the new Shanghai Disney Resort. Gas joins from Euro Disney in Paris, where he was President of Euro Disney S.A.…

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Contract talks in Met Opera labor dispute extended by Verena Dobnik

NEW YORK (AP) -- It's a drama worthy of the Metropolitan Opera: Frantic, last-minute labor negotiations aimed at averting a lockout that threatens to stop both pay and benefits for thous…

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Cast gives 'Hair' a quick styling before Hollywood Bowl shows by David Ng

Wherever the musical "Hair" is performed, the casting requirements are the same: young, good looking, capable of carrying a rock tune. Looking great in various states of undress also helps.

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Theater Review: Gillian Anderson Stars in ‘Streetcar Named Desire’ at Young Vic by Matt Wolf

Benedict Andrews’s ferocious new production of Tennessee Williams’s “Streetcar Named Desire” at the Young Vic stars Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster.

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Breaking Into Verse: The Origins of Musical Theater Rap by Margaret Turner White

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the intersection of theater and rap. You might be surprised to hear this, if you know me in real life, because I don’t listen to popular rap at all…

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Wheeler and Woolsey in “Dixiana” by Trav S.D.

Today is the anniversary of the release date of Wheeler and Woolsey’s third film Dixiana (1930). W & W are the comedians in this standard period musical, set in ante-bellum New O…

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News: Two thirds of theatregoers do not read reviews – report by Nicola Merrifield

Only around a third of audience members read reviews or media coverage of a show either before or after they have attended the performance, a new study has found. Of the 36% who do read rev…

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News: Derby cancels pantomime following Assembly Rooms fire by Steve Orme

Derby’s pantomime Beauty and the Beast has been cancelled because the city council has been unable to find an alternative venue following a fire at the Assembly Rooms earlier this year…

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Balletboyz, Roundhouse, review: A showcase of testosterone and poise

The BalletBoyz’ Roundhouse shows are an end and a beginning: London’s last chance to see the admired double bill of Serpent and Fallen, plus a sneak preview of material from Young Men, t…

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Review: Drag King Richard III (Riverside Studios)

The struggle for transgender identity is explored alongside the machinations of Shakespeare's most ruthless king

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Edinburgh festival 2014 review: Early Doors soap-opera antics in a pub by Lyn Gardner

Pleasance Pop-Up: The Pub, EdinburghThough stylistically scattered, this lively site-specific comedy at the Jinglin' Georgie pub offers a rough-and-ready buzz Continue reading...

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Capitalism or sesame seeds: what will be this year's hot comic topics? by The Guide

The finest minds on the fringe give us their predictions for the key themes of 2014 Continue reading...

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Edinburgh festival zombie attack: The Generation of Z by Murdo Macleod

Take a look at the immersive theatre production that brings Edinburgh fringe audiences face-to-face with the undead Continue reading...

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HAIR, Starring Kristen Bell, Amber Riley, Hunter Parrish and More, Brings the Sunshine to the Hollywood Bowl Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The Hollywood Bowl's production of HAIR, the American Tribal Love-Rock musical, which won the Tony and Drama Desk Award for best revival of a musical in 2009, opens tonight, August 1.

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BWW CD Reviews: Masterworks Broadway's ED AMES ON BROADWAY is Simply Nostalgia by David Clarke

As the saying goes, what's old is new again, and it seems that we cannot get enough of the 1960s these days. Recently, Masterworks Broadway ushered us back to the glory days of the American …

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Marla Mindelle, Clark Thorell and More Join Newtown Kids for 12.14 Foundation's A ROCKIN' MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by BroadwayWorld

The 12.14 Foundation will be producing two shows for its summer season incorporating 200 children from the Newtown-area as a continuation of its mission to promote personal development throu…

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Varekai – Cirque du Soleil by Sandi Durell

              NY Theater Review by Joshua Rose   The title of the show, Varekai, is the Romany (gypsy) word for “Wherever”. At times the..…

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at 7am (Broadway Time)


On Facebook last week, an oft-made complaint cropped up again. Young theater lovers have no interest in shows that opened before they were old enough to be paying attention to theater.

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Secret Cinema presents Back to the Future, review: 'triumphant' by Patrick Smith

Secret Cinema's recreation of Back to the Future is a feat of triumph over adversity, says Patrick Smith

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'Between Riverside and Crazy' - Richly Packed, Satisfying Theater by Andy Propst

Stephen McKinley Henderson and Elizabeth Canavan in Between Riverside and Crazy (©Kevin Thomas Garcia) There are marvelous theatrical riches in Stephen Adly Guirgis' darkly comic new p…

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Jersey playwright finds unique way to recall 1964 Phillies' epic collapse

Lou Mascolo's domestic drama is set against the Phillies' still-hard-to-fathom failure to win the 1964 National League pennant.

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Century of Slapstick #43: The Property Man by Trav S.D.

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the release date of the Charlie Chaplin comedy The Property Man. Something feels original about this film in contrast with most of Chaplin’s earli…

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Production News: Altar Boyz musical to receive UK premiere in October by Matthew Hemley

Musical comedy Altar Boyz will make its UK premiere at the Greenwich Theatre in October. The show will be directed by Steven Dexter, who was behind Loserville in the West End. It is being pr…

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Interviews: Luke Barnes: 'Edinburgh really made a career as a writer possible for me'

Playwright Luke Barnes talks about the Edinburgh Fringe and his shows Bottleneck and Beats North

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Theatre News: Full casting announced for Made in Dagenham starring Gemma Arterton

Isla Blair and David Cardy will complete the cast of the musical at the Adelphi Theatre

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BWW's On This Day - August 1, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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This weeks new theatre by Mark Cook & Lyn Gardner

The James Plays | Lippy | The Ring Cycle Plays | Bad Jews | Forest Fringe | La Traviata Continue reading...

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Simon Callow: A return to Juvenalia by Simon Callow

Phony politicians, flashy oligarchs, gay marriage. As Simon Callow takes his one-man show to Edinburgh, he explores the timeless bite of Juvenal's Satires Continue reading...

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This weeks new dance by Judith Mackrell

Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev: Solo For Two | Edinburgh Fringe Continue reading...

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Analysis & Opinion: Letters of the week by The Stage

Arts council funding, ITV disrespect, MADD clarification and memories of Ray Lonnen

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Best Bets: LeAnn Rimes, OneRepublic, Funky Butt fish fry

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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News: London Theatre Report – the lowdown by Matthew Hemley

London Theatre Report, the industry’s first major study into the size and scope of London Theatre, was published earlier this week. The report found that around £620 million is spent…

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Review: Dessa Rose (Trafalgar Studios)

The cast impress in Flaherty and Ahrens' musical, but it lacks a little in the adaptation

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Photos: Official photo released for Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet

Tickets went onsale for 'red' members of the Barbican at 10am today

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Edinburgh festival 2014 day one: five things to do by Chris Wiegand

At the fringe but not sure what to see? From Pinter at lunchtime to a host of zombie shows, try these suggestions for size Continue reading...

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Edinburgh festival 2014: A Series of Increasingly Impossible Acts review a joyous, giddy celebration by Lyn Gardner

Northern Stage at King's Hall, EdinburghThis utterly loveable show sees the Secret Theatre ensemble jump through a series of impossible hoops to great effect Continue reading...

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A People's Theatrical History of Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn sought to put a populist stamp on history. A playwright who saw a kindred spirit in him is bringing the Jewish activist author’s life to the stage. Click here for the rest of t…

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Much Ado About Nothing , Lion and Unicorn Theatre, London by Stuart Gidden

Lion and Unicorn Theatre, London: The intimate Lion and Unicorn's Much Ado imposes itself on its in-the-round audience like a boisterous teenager: admirable for its energy and irreveren…

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Dessa Rose , Trafalgar Studio 2, London by Paul Vale

Trafalgar Studio 2, London: Based on the novel by Sherley Anne Williams, Dessa Rose tells the story of two women from very different backgrounds, who are thrust together in an act of collabo…

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Bristol Old Vic Theatre School International Graduating Actors Showcase 2014, Tristan Bates Theatre, London by Paul Vale

Tristan Bates Theatre, London: It is an extremely playful start to this MA in professional acting graduate showcase, with the company bursting into a lively rendition of Al Green's Take…

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American Stages: Re-revivals and Icelandic oddities by Paddy

Robert Schenkkan’s All The Way closed on June 29 after winning the Tony Award for Best Play and with Bryan Cranston capturing Best Actor for his portrayal of President Lyndon Johnson. Earl…

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Edinburgh festival 2014 review: Confirmation Chris Thorpe's electrifying monologue by Lyn Gardner

Northern Stage at King's Hall, EdinburghThorpe's dramatically charged show challenges our own biases and beliefs in a Ted talk-turned passionate provocation Continue reading...

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Brendon Burns: why I'll be back with my Arnold Schwarzenegger routine by Brendon Burns

This year at the Edinburgh festival I'm mimicking Arnie, one of the earliest anti-comedians Continue reading...

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at 4am (Broadway Time)

A Cold-Hearted Romeo by Sam Hurwitt

Isn't it romantic? No, not really.

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Interviews: Sam Berrie chats about Stage Experience and Footloose

Sam Berrie is about get Footloose when he plays Ren in the hit musical, part of the annual Stage Experience at the Palace Theatre, in which the young cast have just two weeks to put the show…

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Will Adamsdale: sitting at the cheap bar between theatre and comedy by Paul Fleckney

Ten years after his Perrier victory with Jackson's Way, the one-time Human Computer is back at the Edinburgh festival with a new show about borders 'Comedy today is tweeting with one hand an…

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Kenny Ireland, Benidorm star, dies aged 68 by Alice Vincent

TV and theatre actor Kenny Ireland has died after suffering from cancer

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at 3am (Broadway Time)

‘Between Riverside and Crazy’: Theater review by Joe Dziemianowicz

You can’t always believe your eyes or ears during Stephen Adly Guirgis’ vivid group portrait, “Between Riverside and Crazy.”

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Metropolitan Opera dodges lockout — for now

With an hour to spare before Metropolitan Opera general manager Peter Gelb’s vow of a 12:01 a.m. Friday deadline that would trigger a lockout, the company announced it had agreed to a fede…

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Off Broadway Review: ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ by Gordon Cox

Stephen Adly Guirgis is such a quintessentially New York playwright, it’s incredible how popular his plays are outside the city limits. You have to wonder what those out-of-towners wil…

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'Between Riverside and Crazy'

Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis discusses his new play “Between Riverside and Crazy,” along with director Austin Pendleton, and star Stephen McKinley Henderson. The play tells the story …

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'Riverside,' where biting humor meets wonder

A sublime Stephen McKinley Henderson stars in Stephen Adly Guirgis' off-Broadway play.        

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Shaw's 'A Philadelphia Story' Is No Different From the Movie

The Shaw Festival's production of Philip Barry's play is enjoyable, but don't hold your breath for any surprises, writes critic Terry Teachout.

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Met Postpones Lockout by 72 Hours

The Metropolitan Opera put the brakes on a threatened lockout of its union employees Thursday night, agreeing to a 72-hour postponement.

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Between Riverside and Crazy | Atlantic Theater Company | Plays & Shows | Time Out New York by David Cote

It’s hard to tell the sinners from the saints with Stephen Adly Guirgis. The earthy playwright—whose profanity-laced urban yarns were often directed by the late (still cannot fucking acc…

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Theatre News: Hats off to Laurel and Hardy set for Salford, 23 August

Lucy Dog Theatre bring the story of everyone's favourite comedy duo to Salford, following Brighton Fringe and Laurel and Hardy Conventions.

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Edinburgh festival: your favourite shows and memorable moments by Marta Bausells and Guardian Readers

We asked you to choose the best thing youve ever seen at the Edinburgh festival. From a teenager mesmerised by Russian theatre to audience members being thrown olives and oiled up, here are …

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Will Adamsdale: 'Comedy today is tweeting with one hand and playing a ukelele with the other' by Will Adamsdale

The comedian returns to the Fringe 10 years after winning the Perrier award at the first time of asking. How has comedy changed? And what is comedy anyway? Will Adamsdale: sitting at the che…

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Review: "Guardians of the Galaxy": Motley crew are galaxy's best hope by Scott Foundas, Variety

If the wayward denizens of "Star Wars' " Mos Eisley Cantina rose up and demanded their own starring vehicle, it would probably look something like "Guardians of the Galaxy."

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Review: Felix and Oscar are back as the couple in an odd arrangement by Lisa Kennedy

For many, Neil Simon's famous divorced duo Oscar Madison and Felix Ungar came by way of TV, not the stage, when Jack Klugman and Tony Randall inhabited the roles on the 1970s sitcom.

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Airy Poster Set For New Broadway-Themed Film BIRDMAN by Pat Cerasaro

Michael Keaton has joined Emma Stone, Naomi Watts and Zach Galifianakis in the cast of screenwriter and director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's new theatre-themed feature film BIRDMAN, in the…

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Benedict Cumberbatch: a Hamlet worth waiting for by Serena Davies

You can buy tickets for Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet from today. Serena Davies explains why he's the most .

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Carlos Acosta rehearses Guys and Dolls by Rachel Ward

Exclusive: watch Carlos Acosta choreograph his first ever musical, Guys and Dolls

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Pale Blue Dot premieres at La Boite Theatre by Bobbi-Lea Dionysius

“Two possibilities exist. Either we are alone in the universe, or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” Arthur C. Clarke. Pale Blue Dot, written by local actor/playwright Kat…

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Roger Daltry Rocks Out With TOMMY's 'Pinball Wizard' At Live Show by Pat Cerasaro

Iconic rock superstar Roger Daltry revisited a classic song from the revolutionary rock opera The Who's TOMMY at a live gig earlier this week and a performance clip is now available to view.

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at 1am (Broadway Time)

‘Stupid Fucking Bird’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company by Robert Michael Oliver

Stupid Fucking Bird, Aaron Posner’s 2013 adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s late 19th century The Seagull, returns like the phoenix to Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company with its stellar…

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Over 125 Playwrights Participate in WRITE OUT FRONT Live at the Drama Book Shop This Month by BroadwayWorld

Theaterspeak will present WRITE OUT FRONT, an installation of over 125 award-winning and up-and-coming playwrights writing new plays in the storefront window of the Drama Book Shop during st…

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Tickets to Broadway-Bound AMAZING GRACE at Chicago's Bank of America Theatre On Sale Today by BroadwayWorld

Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for the pre-Broadway world premiere engagement of AMAZING GRACE, the new musical with music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a bo…

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ALADDIN Vocal Selections Out Today by Pat Cerasaro

The vocal selections for current Broadway hit Disney screen-to-stage property ALADDIN are out today, August 1.

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"Ray Donovan" Stars Get in Touch with Their Feminine Sides by Young Hollywood

"Ray Donovan" Stars Get in Touch with Their Feminine Sides Stars of Showtime's hit drama series "Ray Donovan" (and owners of some of the coolest names in television) Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok…

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Friday, August 1, 2014 at midnight (Broadway Time)


Norm Lewis, for all his talent, doesn t fit in the role of the Phantom.

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Video Flash: Flashback Friday: The First Trailer for the Original Broadway Production of Into the Woods

If you liked the movie's commercial, you'll love this one.

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"Seinfeld" Star Jason Alexander Revisits Stage History By Directing Broadway Bound, Beginning Aug. 1 by Carey Purcell

Tony Award-winning actor Jason Alexander, who starred in the original 1986 production of Broadway Bound, directs a production of that Neil Simon play for the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble with pe…

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A Fine Showmance: Love's Labour's Lost Co-Stars Colin Donnell and Patti Murin by Whitney Spaner

In the first installment of's profiles of theatre couples, Love's Labour's Lost co-stars Colin Donnell and Patti Murin chat about falling for each other while starri…

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A Bold Soul Sister: Piece of My Heart Star de'Adre Aziza Comes Full Circle with "Special" Janis Joplin Connection by Karu F. Daniels

Earlier this year, de'Adre Aziza caused social media shock waves after lambasting A Night With Janis Joplin producers for their botched attempt to revive the show Off-Broadway. In an iro…

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Tix for Chicago Premiere of Broadway-Bound Musical Amazing Grace, Starring Josh Young, On Sale by Andrew Gans

Tickets for Broadway in Chicago's world premiere of the Broadway-bound new musical Amazing Grace, which will begin previews Oct. 9 at Chicago’s Bank of America Theatre prior to an …

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Marla Mindelle and Clarke Thorell Join Newtown-Area Students Tonight For Shows Promoting Healing and Strength by Michael Gioia

The 12.14 Foundation presents two shows for its summer season that incorporate 200 children from the Newtown area as a continuation of its mission to use the performing arts to promote heali…

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They Got Life: Hair, with Kristen Bell, Hunter Parrish, Benjamin Walker, Rocks The Hollywood Bowl by Andrew Gans

The Hollywood Bowl's production of the rock musical Hair plays the famed outdoor venue Aug. 1-2 at 8 PM and Aug. 3 at 7:30 PM. Adam Shankman directs and choreographs.

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INTO THE WOODS Movie Soundtrack Now Available For Pre-Order by Pat Cerasaro

An eye-grabbing new promotional poster for Disney's hotly anticipated big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS has now been relea…

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FLASH FRIDAY: First Midnight! INTO THE WOODS Casts A Spell Onstage & Onscreen by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are celebrating the lineage of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's family-friendly fairy tale musical INTO THE WOODS now that we have gotten our very first glimpse of the new big sc…

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1984 – Shake & Stir by Bobbi-Lea Dionysius

To end Shake & Stir’s five-month tour of George Orwell’s classic 1984, the stage adaptation returns to QPAC for a welcomed second season until August 2. 1984 is the story of an every…

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PBT to present 2 sensory-friendly productions in 2014-15 season

Two of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s productions in its 2014-15 lineup will include sensory-friendly adaptations at select performances.

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