Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

MOTHER OF THE MAID - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Howard Miller

No one will ever love you like your mom, not even if you are a saint-in-training.

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The Muny Will Stage KINKY BOOTS, MATILDA, CINDERELLA, and More This Summer! by BroadwayWorld

After an astonishingly epic centennial season which welcomed more than 400,000 theatregoers, The Muny announced today its dazzling, seven-show line-up for its 101st season.

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The Muny to Produce First Regional Staging of Kinky Boots; 2019 Season Will Also Include Matilda, 1776 by Andy Lefkowitz

In 2019, The Muny will raise you up! The beloved St. Louis theater has announced that the Tony-winning hit Kinky Boots will have its first regional production as part of the outdoor&nbs…

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Oklahoma! - Far More Than Just Okay by [email protected] (judd Hollander)

Reviewed by Judd HollanderThe true strength of a classical piece of theatre is its ability to be re-imagined without losing those elements which made it special in the first place. Case in p…

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Adapt The Hunger Games For The stage? by Mac McDonald

As a middle schooler of the early 2010’s, there were a lot of post-apocalyptic and dystopian media being released after the Harry Potter movies ended. My favorite from the Dystopian YA…

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Mother of the Maid Review: Glenn Close as Joan of Arc’s mother by Jonathan Mandell

Genghis Khan had a mother; so did Amelia Earhart and Dwight Eisenhower.  Perhaps Mother of the Maid, starring Glenn Close as the woman whom Joan of Arc called Ma, will start a trend of offe…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Chita Rivera And Kelli O'Hara Join All-Star Recording of THE OTHER JOSH COHEN by BroadwayWorld

Three-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera, Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, and Emmy-nominated 'Westworld' star Jimmi Simpson have joined the lineup of special guest stars on Yellow Sound Lab…

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Photo Flash: Check Out The Red Carpet Action As COMPANY Opens In The West End! by BroadwayWorld

I'll drink to that Marianne Elliott's highly anticipated production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company opened in the West End tonight. It was a celeb-packed evening as stars line…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Company review – sex-switch Sondheim proves a heavenly fling by Michael Billington

Gielgud theatre, London Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone star in Marianne Elliott’s reimagining of the musical about marriage and the single lifeA gender change can work wonders. It is no se…

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Will A RuPaul Ru-sical Sissy That Walk To the Stage? by BroadwayWorld

According to RuPaul's right hand woman, Michelle Visage - who will soon be making her West End debut in the musical Everyone's Talking About Jamie- a musical based on the life of the legenda…

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Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Marianne Elliott's COMPANY on the West End by Review Roundups

Companyopened tonight at the Gielgud Theatre Let's see what the critics had to say about this new production from Tony-nominated director, Marianne Elliott

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BWW Review: COMPANY, Gielgud Theatre by Rona Kelly

Phone rings, door chimes, in comes Marianne Elliott, ushering in a new age of adaptation with her. Almost 50 years since it opened on Broadway, Company returns to the West End. Reworked, tho…

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‘Beetlejuice:’ A ‘Perfect’ Musical? by Nicole Hertvik

Beetlejuice opens at the National Theatre this month, featuring the work of a tightknit team of American theater professionals – and one Australian that none of them had ever heard of…

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COMPANY. Gielgud, WC2 by Libby Purves and Friends

FOR BETTER FOR WORSE?  FOR FIVE MICE ANYWAY        If you’re going to mess about with a classic but slightly dated Sondheim musical,  be sure to do it brilliantly. Do it like Mar…

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Battersea Arts Centre’s Lekan Lawal: Theatres need more than productions to serve communities by Lekan Lawal

Winner of Best Director at the 2017 Stage Debut Awards, Lekan Lawal is currently one of three co-artistic directors at Battersea Arts

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Company, Gielgud Theatre review - here's to a sensational musical rebirth by Marianka Swain

Marianne Elliott's gender-swapped Sondheim is a revelationThe most thrilling revivals interrogate a classic work, while revealing its fundamental soul anew. Marianne Elliott’s female…

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Stories, National Theatre review - comic conception capers by Aleks.sierz

Nina Raine's follow-up to her very big hit Consent is often funny but rarely deepIn 2017, playwright Nina Raine's Consent, an excellent National Theatre play about lawyers and rape vict…

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Read Reviews of Marianne Elliott's Reimagined Revival of Sondheim's Company in the West End by Mark Peikert

From making Bobby into Rosalie Craig's Bobbie to adjusting dated lyrics, what did critics think of the new take on the classic?

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Kevin Clifton Joins the Cast of ROCK OF AGES by BroadwayWorld

Kevin Clifton will join the cast of the award-winning smash-hit musical ROCK OF AGES in the role of Stacee Jaxx.

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Photo Flash: First Look at the First National Tour of DEAR EVAN HANSEN by BroadwayWorld

The first national tour ofDear Evan Hansenhas officially hit the road. Check outBen Levi Ross,Jessica Phillipsand the whole tour family in action below

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VIDEO: James Corden Sings 'Waving Through A Window' On DEAR EVAN HANSEN Book Tour by BroadwayWorld

Yesterday James Corden stopped by The Grove Barnes and Noble location in Los Angeles to sing 'Waving Through A Window' with Pasek and Paul. The event featured Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and no…

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Company starring Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone review at the Gielgud Theatre – ‘astonishing’ by Tim Bano

Musicals before Company tended to have more of a plot. Maybe someone fell in love with a member of a rival gang,

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Joshua Bassett to Lead HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL Series by BroadwayWorld

Joshua Bassett has been cast in the lead role of the highly anticipated 'High School Musical The Musical,' a series for Disney's upcoming direct-to-consumer streaming service, which is set t…

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Poetry Review: “Pan Tadeusz: The Last Foray in Lithuania” — A Playful Polish Epic by Eric Fishman

In his exhilarating translation of Pan Tadeusz, translator Bill Johnston captures Adam Mickiewicz's wild fluctuations of register and brilliant associative riffs.

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Shazi Raja stops by HQ to chat about India Pale Ale and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

STORIES Dorfman SE1 by Libby Purves and Friends

CONCEPTION AND THE CREATIVES      It’s a sign of the sparky credibility of Nina Raine’s play about a woman desperate for a sperm donor  – having broken with her younger, un…

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Elsie Fisher Tapped to Star in Shaggs Film Musical by Olivia Clement

The Eighth Grade breakout actor will star in the movie version of Joy Gregory, Gunnar Madsen, and John Lang's musical about the cult favorite band.

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Breaking: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Will Play Final Off-Broadway Performance Next Month by BroadwayWorld

Producers Steven Baruch, Marc Routh, Richard Frankel and Tom Viertel announced today that Smokey Joe's Cafe The Songs of Leiber amp Stoller, the all-new incarnation of the record breaking Br…

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Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie Star in Mary Queen of Scots by Hannah Vine

The film, directed by Donmar Warehouse's Artistic Director Josie Rourke and written by Beau Willimon, is set to premiere December 7.

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VIDEO: On This Day. October 17- Happy Birthday, Susan Stroman! by Stage Tube

On this day we're celebrating legendary director and choreographer, Susan Stroman

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Stories review at National Theatre, London – ‘Nina Raine’s frustrating new play’ by Rosemary Waugh

Anna (Claudie Blakley) is a 39-year-old woman with a successful – albeit unspecified – career in theatre, a loving family and a

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First Look at Porgy and Bess at the English National Opera by David Gewirtzman

Eric Greene and Nicole Cabell star in the London staging.

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Check Out Exit 82’s Twilight Zone-Inspired Little Shop of Horrors by Olivia Clement

The Toms River theatre company puts a unique spin on the well-known musical.

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Don’t Miss: ‘Marnie’ at The Metropolitan Opera by Matthew Wexler

Composer Nico Muhly unveils his second new opera for the Met with this reimagining of Winston Graham’s novel about a mysterious young woman who assumes multiple identities.

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Get Even More Of That Sweet Google Juice Using Secondary Dimensions by Drew McManus

Recently, my fellow ArtsHacker, Ceci Dadisman, and I conducted a private Google Analytics (GA) training session* for a nonprofit performing arts org. About mid-way through the session, we di…

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Tickets Are Now On Sale for Immersive Musical Experience Cleopatra by

Tickets are now on sale for Cleopatra, a new immersive off-Broadway show arriving at Chelsea Music Hall on October 23 with an opening night set for November 7. RuPaul's Drag Race star Du…

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Show People with Paul Wontorek: Laura Benanti of My Fair Lady by

Broadway favorite and Tony winner Laura Benanti discusses landing her dream role as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, her hilarious daughter Ella Rose, getting close to Amy Schumer during Met…

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Odds & Ends: Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Cast Album to Appear on Vinyl & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Cast Album to Appear on Vinyl Get ready for some hot stuff! The cast recording from the …

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Smokey Joe's Cafe Revival Sets Final Off-Broadway Performance Date; Cast Album & National Tour Planned by Andy Lefkowitz

The first major New York revival of the 1995 Tony-nominated musical revue Smokey Joe's Cafe will end its run at off-Broadway's Stage 42 on November 4. The hit compilation of son…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Smokey Joe’s Café Revival Will Close Off-Broadway, Cast Album and Tour in the Works by Ryan McPhee

The new production of the Broadway hit opened earlier this summer at Stage 42.

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Watch Ana Gasteyer Present Seth Rudetsky With Sandy Fund Award at Best in Shows by Andrew Gans

The evening to benefit the Humane Society of New York took place October 15.

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Nico Mulhy and Michael Mayer Make Marnie Sing at the Met by Elena Park

The gripping new opera arrives at the Metropolitan Opera for its U.S. premiere on October 19.

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Playwright Octavio Solis Named 2019 Inge Theater Festival Honoree by American Theatre Editors

The theatremaker will receive a distinguished achievement award at the William Inge Center’s annual fest next May.

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Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of the Pre-Broadway Run of AIN'T TOO PROUD in Toronto? by Review Roundups

The pre-Broadway run of 'Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations' officially opened in Toronto last night

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HAMILTON Offers $10 Performance Oct. 31st, Denee Benton and Carvens Lissaint Join Cast by BroadwayWorld

OnWednesday, October 31at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway, all available tickets for the800pmperformance ofHAMILTONwill be sold for 10.

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Denée Benton & Carvens Lissaint to Join the Cast of Broadway's Hamilton by Andy Lefkowitz

Denée Benton and Carvens Lissaint are headed to the Broadway production of Hamilton. The stars will take on the roles of Eliza and George Washington, respectively, in Lin-Manuel …

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My Fair Lady's Laura Benanti on Getting Close with Amy Schumer, Spoofing Melania Trump & More on Show People by

Laura Benanti is heading back to Broadway as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady. The Tony winner, social media maven and Melania Trump impersonator begins performances at the Vivian B…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

2nd Annual A Dickens of a Holiday Will Be Offered December 16 by Andrew Gans

The free event is presented by San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater and Macy's Union Square.

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With E. Faye Butler in charge, this stunning Chicago 'Gypsy' sure did come up Rose's by Chris Jones

If you doubt that the ferocious passion of one gifted performer for one iconic role can propel an entire young cast to raise its game to the rafters, then you have not seen E. Faye Butler at…

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‘Hamilton’ to sell $10 tickets for all seats at Halloween performance by Caitlin Huston

“Hamilton” is expanding its lottery program for Halloween night. The Broadway show will play an 8 p.m. performance on Oct. 31 in which all available tickets will be sold for $10 …

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Coming Through the Wry – Goodbody by Jk Clarke

        by JK Clarke   Fans of Alfred Hitchcock will tell you that the most terrifying of his thrillers are also the funniest. There’s something about mixing myste…

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What the Constitution Means to Me Extends Again at New York Theatre Workshop by Olivia Clement

Heidi Schreck's critically acclaimed play will now continue through November 4 at the Off-Broadway theatre.

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Denée Benton and Carvens Lissaint Will Join Broadway Cast of Hamilton by Andrew Gans

All remaining tickets for the October 31 performance of the Tony-winning musical will be sold for $10.

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First Look at the National Tour of Anastasia Starring Lila Coogan by Hannah Vine

The Broadway adaptation of the 1997 animated film began its national tour October 9 in Schenectady, New York.

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Everything That Never Happened by Lara Altunian

The post Everything That Never Happened appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Up on the Marquee: NETWORK on Broadway! by Walter McBride

NETWORK will begin performances on Saturday, November 10, 2018 and officially open on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre 111 West 44th Street.NETWORK is directed by Ton…

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Stephanie Gibson Will Bring ELECTRIC BOOGALOO To Feinstein's/54 Below Next Month! by BroadwayWorld

After her sold out Feinsteins54 Below debut in 2017, Broadway Favorite Stephanie Gibson will return to the iconic venue on November 8 930PM with an all new act

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Up on the Marquee: Mike Birbiglia's THE NEW ONE by Walter McBride

Following an acclaimed off-Broadway run that sold-out immediately, Mike Birbiglia's The New One will begin preview performances at Broadway's Cort Theatre on October 25 and open on November …

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Photo Coverage: Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows Present New Works! by Walter McBride

Last night, the 2017-2018 class of Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows presented excerpts of full length works at Playwrights Horizons at 700 PM. This presentation caps off a year spent work…

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Photo Flash: Get A First Look At ANASTASIA On Tour by BroadwayWorld

The National Tour of Anastasia had its official opening night in Schenectady, New York last week Get a first look at the production in the photos below

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Hamilton Announces $10 Tickets for Halloween Performance by Mark A. Robinson

Producers of the Broadway musical megahit Hamilton made a special announcement today. $10 tickets will be available for the October 31 evening performance of the Tony-winning musical current…

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Stockard Channing Dominates ‘Apologia’ by Rex Reed

The play is ultimately about a woman who established her independence before it was fashionable.

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SUMMER Cast Album to Be Released on Vinyl by BroadwayWorld

The SUMMER The Donna Summer Musical - Original Cast Recording Album will be available as a limited edition, double album vinyl record from Republic Records beginning Friday, October 26 at Ba…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

A Beautiful Dream! See Lila Coogan, Stephen Brower & More in the National Tour of Anastasia by Ryan Gilbert

You're where you should be! The national tour of the hit Broadway musical Anastasia is making its way to cities all across the country and has your first look at the traveli…

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Chita Rivera, Kelli O'Hara & Jimmi Simpson Added to The Other Josh Cohen Cast Album by Andy Lefkowitz

A newly announced trio of stars will appear on the star-packed cast album of The Other Josh Cohen. Tony winners Chita Rivera and Kelli O'Hara and Theatre World Award winner Jimmi Simpson…

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Review: Sex, Lies and Vindication in a Most Timely ‘Measure for Measure’ by Laura Collins-Hughes

The heroine’s impossible position could hardly be more sympathetic or central than in this Pushkin Theater Moscow/Cheek by Jowl staging.

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The Week in New York Theater: Danny Burstein, Corbin Bleu Back on Broadway. Fringe Unfolding. by New York Theater

Theater is often awesome, even when in need of repair, and this week is no different. Scenes from @FringeNYC Hub on a Tuesday in October — New York Theater (@New…

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Bubble Boy Musical to Debut in NYC by Olivia Clement

Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio's musical coming-of-age tale will play a limited run at the Hudson Guild Theatre.

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VIDEO: Watch Rachel Bloom Address Rape Culture in New Short by TV News Desk

'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend's Rachel Bloom directed three short, funny, and educational videos for Planned Parenthood's 'Let's Talk About Sex Month' with Refinery29.

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Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On ANASTASIA on Tour by BroadwayWorld

The National Tour of Anastasia had its official opening night in Schenectady, New York last week The production stars Lila Coogan as Anya, Stephen Brower as Dmitry, Jason Michael Evans as Gl…

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Niamh Cusack: “The Macbeths are flesh and blood, they’re not monsters” by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

On the terrace of the Barbican Centre, the wind blows decisively. The sky shifts, throwing shadows over the sun in unpredictable waves. Niamh Cusack brings the material of her cardigan close…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

If you imagined South Africa’s racial struggles ended with Mandela, think again. by Peter Marks

‘The Fall’ at Studio Theatre portrays post-Apartheid life for black students.

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Eighth Grade Star Elsie Fisher to Lead Movie Musical Adaptation of The Shaggs by Andy Lefkowitz

Elsie Fisher, the talented breakout star of the indie flick Eighth Grade, has been cast in a screen adaptation of the 2011 off-Broadway musical The Shaggs, according to The Hollywood Re…

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Review: Aida, stellar performances in Constellation’s standout production by Missy Frederick

There are only about a dozen cast members onstage at the exhilarating closing of Aida’s first act, but given their vocal power and emotional heft, you’d swear there were 30. Constellatio…

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Ain’t Too Proud pays a busy, sometimes breathtaking tribute to the Temptations by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Jukebox musical’s story of the Motown hitmakers stuffs a lot of events and songs into show dominated all the same by the music — especially the talents of the performers.

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Kt Sullivan & Mark Nadler Together Again!! by Sandi Durell

  By Myra Chanin   The first cabaret show that knocked my sox off — when I began hanging out in New York City around the turn of this century – was the award-winning Off-Br…

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BWW TV: Watch Bonnie Milligan, Justin Matthew Sargent, Conor Ryan & More Rehearse for Abingdon's CLOSER THAN EVER by BroadwayWorld TV

Abingdon Theatre Company will soon present their special one-night-only gala event on Monday, October 22 at The Edison Ballroom.

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Review:Apologia at by Elyse Sommer

Stockard Channing stars in this revival of Alexi Kaye Campbell's dinner party from hell play

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BWW Blog: Getting to Know the Players of THE WINNING SIDE- James Wallert by BroadwayWorld

Epic Theatre Ensemble is currently presenting the world premiere of The Winning Side, the acclaimed new play by James Wallert, by popular demand. The Winning Side initially began previews on…

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‘An uneven double bill, but it does work well’: HOGARTH’S PROGRESS – Rose Theatre, Kingston by Rachel Williams

Hogarth’s Progress consists of two plays by Nick Dear: The Art of Success, 30 years old, and a new companion piece, The Taste of the Town, set 30 years later. Both tell the story of Willia…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)

Andrea Marcovicci Will Celebrate 70th Birthday With Final Solo Concerts at Feinstein's/54 Below by Andrew Gans

The cabaret favorite will offer Crossing Time November 17.

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Get a First Listen to 2 Tracks from The Other Josh Cohen Album, Featuring Chita Rivera, Lindsay Mendez, More by Logan Culwell-Block

Rivera, Kelli O'Hara, and Jimmi Simpson join a roster of Broadway favorites making special appearances on the upcoming album.

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Exclusive Look at Chicago Star Bianca Marroquín Performing at The Green Room 42 by Hannah Vine

Her new concert Solo Pido (All I Ask) was presented October 10.

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Idris Elba Tapped to Play Macavity in the Cats Film by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is rolling out for the eagerly anticipated movie-musical version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway smash Cats. The newest star added to the company is Emmy nominee Idris Elba, wh…

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Stockard Channing, Hugh Dancy & More Celebrate Apologia's Off-Broadway Opening by Lindsey Sullivan

Stage and screen star Stockard Channing is back on the boards in Alexi Kaye Campbell's Apologia. The play, which had an acclaimed run in London last year, follows Kristin Miller (Channin…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda on Watching Hamilton's King George While Sitting Next to Prince Harry: 'That's His Sixth-Great-Grandpa' by Andy Lefkowitz

The mega-hit musical Hamilton is a hit across America and the United Kingdom. In gearing up for the show's Puerto Rico engagement, Tony-winning creator and original star Lin-Manuel …

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Harvey Fierstein on John Travolta's Edna Turnblad in Hairspray: 'I've Never Seen It' by

Harvey Fierstein is back on the boards with the first Broadway revival of his iconic play Torch Song. In celebration of his latest main-stem production, the four-time Tony winner paid a visi…

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Tony Winner Christine Ebersole Will Perform at White Plains Performing Arts Center Gala by Andrew Gans

The November evening will celebrate the regional theatre's 15th anniversary.

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Dogman — Italian fairytale turned feral

A crime drama whose debt to Fellini and others is both its weakness and its strength

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Richard Thompson, Barbican, London — furiously brilliant

Whether on acoustic or electric guitar, the British musician is in a class of his own

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Science Fair — scary but talented schoolkids vie for prizes

Youngsters compete to be named boffin-of-the-year in this engaging documentary

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Rita Wilson presents ‘Liner Notes’ at Café Carlyle by Sandi Durell

  By Sandi Durell     Rita Wilson is back at the Café Carlyle, but in a surprisingly different musical offering bringing along some of her best buddy songwriters from Nashvil…

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Halloween — blood, cleavers and jump-cuts

Jamie Lee Curtis returns in David Gordon Green’s horror remake

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Renowned voice coach Cicely Berry dies by Matthew Hemley

Renowned voice coach Cicely Berry has died at the age of 92. Berry joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1969, becoming head

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Review: The Fall. Members of a student uprising in Cape Town here at Studio. by John Bavoso

Imagine a large group of college students, surrounded by the international media, anxiously awaiting the moment when a statue depicting a key figure from their country’s racist past is top…

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Hitler’s Tasters by David Kaufman

Though its title couldn’t be clearer or more transparent, "Hitler’s Tasters" proves anything but that, as it merges the past, when Hitler was still alive, with the present, when fresh au…

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An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn — deadpan daftness

Craig Robinson stars in Jim Hosking’s baffling, touching, funny film

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Go Inside Rehearsals With The Prom for 'Tonight Belongs to You' by Playbill Staff

Playbill goes into the rehearsal studio with the cast of the upcoming Broadway musical.

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‘A beautifully compact version of a well-known opera’: LA TRAGEDIE DE CARMEN – Touring ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

A beautifully compact version of a well-known opera, La Tragedie de Carmen is backed by stunning historic surroundings – the vocals and performances are impressive.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)

One Dance UK launches new industry awards by Georgia Snow

New industry awards for dance are being billed as the first of their kind and will celebrate people working across the sector

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Watch now: Richard Eyre on the financial plight of regional theatre by Giverny Masso

Richard Eyre was a recipient of the 2018 Gielgud Award for Excellence in the Dramatic Arts at the UK Theatre Awards. The

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Bristol Old Vic chief: ‘Theatres need new revenue models in light of government and council cuts’ by Giverny Masso

Bristol Old Vic chief executive Emma Stenning has warned that regional theatres need to find new models of working to increase income

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Further casting announced for Only Fools and Horses

Further casting has been announced for the highly-anticipated stage incarnation of Only Fools and Horses, which is highly regarded as one of the UK’s most successful television programmes …

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Last dance, new partner for Akram Khan by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

XENOS, Akram Khan’s last full-length work as a solo dancer came together with help of star Canadian writer Jordan Tannahill. It runs from Oct. 18 to 21 at the Bluma Appel Theatre.

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Educational Theatre Foundation’s JumpStart Program to Partner With Children's Theatre of Cincinnati by Ryan McPhee

The two organizations will join forces to expand the education initiative in the city that piloted it.

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10 Things You Should Never Say To A Hamilton Fan by Masrah

All of us are guilty of fangirling over our favorite play or actor now and then, so here are some guidelines for when you’re dealing with someone who’s got it bad for Hamilton. I…

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Lovely Jubbly: Dianne Pilkington (@dipilky) @PippaDuffy, Jeff Nicholson (@Jeffjeffdejeff) & Peter Baker (@bakerist) are joining the Trotters in th

No plonkers here! Just more details about the cast line-up for the musical version of Only Fools & Horses The Musical, opening at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 9 February 2019. Dianne Pilki…

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Watch Adam Kantor Perform 'Answer Me' at Best in Shows by Olivia Clement

The Band's Visit actor performs his number from the Tony-winning musical—to a Pomeranian.

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First Look: The Ferryman by Iris Chan

Northern Ireland, 1981. The Carney farmhouse is a hive of activity with preparations for the annual harvest. A day of hard work on the land and a traditional night of feasting and celebrati…

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London’s Empire Cinema, home to Kneehigh’s Brief Encounter, granted listed status after campaign by Matthew Hemley

London’s Empire Cinema, which started life as the Carlton Theatre and recently hosted the West End run of Brief Encounter, has been

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Piano Recital by Maurizio Pollini at NCPA, Beijing by Blouin Artinfo

Maurizio Pollini will perform a Piano Recital on September 28, 2018 at the Concert Hall of NCPA, Beijing.The piano recital will be part of NCPA Pure Classical 2018, a NCPA series that presen…

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Beautiful Thing review at Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol – ‘as uplifting as ever’ by Jeremy Brien

Bristol was an early pioneer of post-war housing estates, so the city’s Tobacco Factory Theatres provide an excellent choice for this 25th

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Glad To Be Conned By Stage Door’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels by Bill Hirschman

It’s a genuine compliment when a critic doesn’t particularly look forward to a show based on past productions and recordings – and then reassesses his antipathy based on seeing a fresh…

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Beloved comedian Catherine Tate returns to London’s West End

Catherine Tate is set to return to the West End next year with a live version of her widely popular TV series, The Catherine Tate Show.

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‘You have to start with the central relationship’: Nick Lane on adapting Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of the Four for the stage by Emma Clarendon

Nick Lane spoke to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about adapting Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of the Four for Blackeyed theatre, touring the UK now.  For t…

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GUEST BLOG: A Day in the Life of a Broadway Publicist by Emily McGill

Ok, the title is a bit misleading as no two days are alike for a Broadway publicist, but a general idea of how we spend our time can be really helpful when you’re working with your rep or …

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International news round-up: October 18 by The Stage

Legal battle over Harry Potter and Dear Evan Hansen USA/SAN FRANCISCO Nederlander of San Francisco has gone to court to block Harry Potter

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Steppenwolf for Young Adults casts 'We Are Proud to Present a Presentation…' by Kt Hawbaker

On Wednesday, Steppenwolf for Young Adults announced full casting for its upcoming production of "We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South …

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Liedermatinee Christian Gerhaher & Gerold Huber at National Theater, Germany by Blouin Artinfo

Liedermatinee Christian Gerhaher & Gerold Huber will perform on September 29, 2018 at National Theater, Germany.Christian Gerhaher studied singing at the University of Music and Performi…

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Review Roundup: COME FROM AWAY Opens In Seattle by BroadwayWorld

The National Tour of Come From Away officially opened this week in Seattle Let's see what the critics had to say

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BWW Review: THE TRENCH, Southwark Playhouse by Gary Naylor

The Trench, in trying to do so much, forgets to let us into the lives of the soldiers whose ordeal lies at the heart of the story it tells.

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THE MOORS Brings Migration Issues To The Bard's Black Characters by BroadwayWorld

'The Moors', a thought-provoking new play from Two Gents Productions, created in association with Tara Arts, will premiere on 7 November 2018 at Tara Theatre, London. The play promises to be…

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Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young Give a Special Presentation of New Musical Hit Her With the Skates by Hannah Vine

The American Idol finalists and real-life couple performed numbers from the show at Bowlmor Times Square October 16.

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Mother of the Maid, Starring Glenn Close, Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Public Theater celebrates the official opening of Jane Anderson’s play about Joan of Arc, directed by Matthew Penn.

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International Pop Star Cody Simpson to Join Anastasia by Mark A. Robinson

The hit Broadway musical Anastasia will have an international pop star joining its ranks. Cody Simpson, who hails from Australia and has been heard around the world over, will play the role …

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Concert Review: Al Stewart Returns to the “Year of the Cat” by Karen Schlosberg

Though Al Stewart can’t hit the high notes like he used to, his distinctive, crisp voice is still strong and melodic at 72.

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Midsommer Flight announces cast for fourth annual 'Twelfth Night' by Kt Hawbaker

On Wednesday, Midsommer Flight announced casting for its upcoming production of “Twelfth Night,” its annual “pay-what-you-can” holiday production. Ian Damont Martin, artistic associa…

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Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Read From His New Book by Ruthie Fierberg

The Hamilton creator talks bringing his Broadway hit to London and Puerto Rico and performs a passage from G’morning G’night—now on shelves.

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Dido and Aeneas / Jonas / I Will Not Speak review at Hackney Empire – ‘a worthwhile triple bill’ by George Hall

Once again English Touring Opera places originality at the forefront of their programming. Only one of the three works in this triple

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Matthew Broderick Previews His ‘New’ Sully-Inspired Musical, Hudson, We Have a Problem by Andrew Gans

The Tony winner offered a taste of the (fake) musical on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

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Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow at Wiener Musikverein, Austria by Blouin Artinfo

Wiener Musikverein, Austria, will host a performance by Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow on September 29 and September 30, 2018. The composer/organizer for the show is Peter Ilyich T…

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Europe review at Leeds Playhouse – ‘frighteningly relevant’ by John Murphy

  Leeds Playhouse’s pop-up season opened last month with Jim Cartwright’s Road, and the theme of community continues on a more global

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Mayerling at the Royal Opera House by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for this revival of Kenneth MacMillan’s dark ballet Mayerling, now playing at the Royal Opera House.

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Apologia, Starring Stockard Channing and Hugh Dancy, Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway by Hannah Vine

The Roundabout Theatre Company production officially opened October 16 in the Laura Pels Theater.

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Guest Blog: Out of Joint's Kate Wasserberg On CLOSE QUARTERS by Guest Blog: Kate Wasserberg

Kate Bowen's funny, filthy, heartfelt play about three young women who are the very first British female infantry soldiers was the perfect project for Out of Joint to make with our brilliant…

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, October 17 2018 by Susan Grace

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Rock Band Foreigner at Sydney Opera House by Blouinartinfo

The English-American rock band Foreigner will present iconic hits from their formidable music arsenal at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall on October 18. The band will be accompanied by an…

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7 little-known facts about Cameron Mackintosh by Carly-Ann Clements

To celebrate Cameron Mackintosh's birthday, we've put together a list of little-known facts about one of the biggest names in theatre. The post 7 little-known facts about Cameron Mackintosh …

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1007: Marilynn Barner Anselmi by Adam Szymkowicz

Marilynn Barner Anselmi  Hometown: I grew up in Holt, Michigan  Current Town: Rocky Mount, NC  Q:  What are you working on now?  A:  My newest full …

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Anavantou to Perform at Opera de Lyon by Blouin Artinfo

Anavantou, the heady combination of Belgian surrealism and elements of Brazilian forro, will perform on September 29, 2018 at Opera de Lyon.In 2013, Belgian director and producer Damien Chem…

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NEWS: Further casting is announced for Only Fools & Horses musical with Dianne Pilkington playing Raquel by Press Releases

Further casting has been announced for Only Fools And Horses The Musical which opens in London at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 9 February 2019.

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Stockard Channing Isn’t Just Playing a Strong Woman by American Theatre Editors

The award-bedecked actor, revisiting a role in 'Apologia,' says she seeks out work that can stimulate conversation.

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Diary: Harry Potter and the Cursed Chrysanthemums by Tabard

Where would we be without Sonia Friedman? Well there would be fewer two-part shows in the West End, that’s for sure. No

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‘Might be a good way to introduce children to the world of theatre’: MADAGASCAR THE MUSICAL – Touring by Thom Dibdin

Madagascar The Musical is very much a show that only young children will enjoy. Unlike other kids shows, however, there’s just not nearly enough adult content to keep them entertained too.

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Common sense prevails as Billy Elliot returns to Hungary (your views, October 18) by The Stage

As a fan, having attended 201 performances of Billy Elliot the Musical across Europe, I was dumbstruck to learn that the show

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In pictures (October 18): UK Theatre Awards, London Palladium, Lyric Hammersmith and more by The Stage

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include the UK Theatre Awards, the launch

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Billy Bishop Goes to the Cinema! @billy_jst, revived this week by @proudhaddock at @JSTheatre, has also been made into a film. WATCH the trailer! #fea

Coinciding with the centenary of the end of World War I, a rare London production of Billy Bishop Goes to War heads to Jermyn Street Theatre at the end of the month, care of Proud Haddock an…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Death of a Salesman review – Don Warrington is the business by Mark Fisher

Royal Exchange, ManchesterSarah Frankcom gives Arthur Miller’s decline-and-fall drama an extra edge in this powerful productionDon Warrington’s Willy Loman is at the centre of his own un…

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BWW's On This Day - October 17, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Theatre Makers of the future assemble!: Daniel Walker, Head of Armoury by Robin Johnson

TheatreCraft 2018 is just over a month away - so book in Monday 19 November, the UK’s largest free careers event for young people in offstage theatre jobs! The post Theatre Makers of the …

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Careers Clinic: Is it worth doing a postgraduate acting course? by John Byrne

I took a literature and drama degree at university. Both elements have helped get my twin careers off the ground: freelance proofreader

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Review: D. W. Gregory’s Dirty Pictures at Baltimore Theatre Project by Jayne Blanchard

Racy photographs stoke the mayhem and comedy of local playwright D.W. Gregory’s world premiere play, Dirty Pictures, but its true catalyst lies in finding beauty in the ordinary and overlo…

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Review: New Guidelines for Peaceful Times at Spooky Action Theatre by Kelly McCorkendale

The title, New Guidelines for Peaceful Times, sounds like a satirical take on a dystopian world. But it’s not. It’s a much more earnest, honest, and delicate look at how war—the inter…

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‘Profoundly moving & tragic semi-autobiographical play’: IN PRAISE OF LOVE – Bath ★★★★ by Anne Cox

Terence Rattigan was understandably consumed with thoughts of love and death – and the right way to die – when he wrote his last great play, In Praise Of Love. Dying himself from leukaem…

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'Hello Dolly': Who would dare rain on Betty Buckley's new parade? by Chris Jones

When the national tour of Jerry Zaks’ hit Broadway revival of “Hello, Dolly!” arrives in Chicago next week, Betty Buckley will play the starring role of Dolly Gallagher Levi, the match…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Welcome To The Theater! The Broadway Debuts in Plays October/November by JK

Over the next three weeks, five new plays are opening, and with four of them come twenty-five Broadway debuts! The cast of the fifth, The Lifespan of a Fact, is made up entirely of veterans.…

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Arcola Theatre Preps up For “Mrs Dalloway” by Blouin Artinfo

Arcola Theatre is doing all it takes to prepare for the new show that opens on October 1 and will be on stage through October 20, 2018. The new play is “Mrs Dalloway,” which is a new ada…

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Further casting of Only Fools And Horses The Musical announced by Carly-Ann Clements

Find out who will star alongside Paul Whitehouse in the upcoming musical based on the multi-BAFTA-winning TV show, Only Fools And Horses. The post Further casting of Only Fools And Horses Th…

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Dear Arabella review at Lyric Theatre, Belfast – ‘reflective and humane’ by Michael Quinn

A chance encounter and a small act of kindness reverberates in the lives of three women to transformative effect in Marie Jones’

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Review: The Inheritance, Noel Coward Theatre by Grace Patrick

For the most part, I try to avoid the use of superlatives when I’m writing about plays. They’re generally too strong, or bigger than what’s actually needed. Additionally, if you don’…

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Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams: 'I'm still petrified of my peers' by Rebecca Nicholson

Her role as Arya Stark won her millions of fans but left her bullied at school. Now the 21-year-old is making her stage debut, starring in a Marvel horror – and finally getting her fingern…

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Refresh Cabaret Gets Full Concert Staging And London Showing by BroadwayWorld

It's no secret that RyCa Creative's 'REFRESH' cabaret has been making it's mark since it's launch in 2017.

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Southbank Centre withdraws plans for rooftop performance space after critics claimed the designs would ‘vandalise iconic building’ by Georgia Snow

London’s Southbank Centre has abandoned plans to install a rooftop bar and outdoor performance space after receiving more than 100 objections about

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Obituary: Ray Galton – ‘Titan of radio and television comedy’ by Michael Quinn

Together with his writing partner Alan Simpson, Ray Galton was a titan of radio and television comedy with the era-defining Hancock’s Half

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VIDEO: Matthew Broderick Stars in Jimmy Kimmel's Parody Musical of 'Sully' by Stage Tube

New York is the home of Broadway and there are lots of new musical adaptations happening right now. Jimmy Kimmel decided to have some fun with that, so he and his team came up with a fake mu…

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Photo: Idina Menzel Poses With Ariana Grande at A VERY WICKED HALLOWEEN by BroadwayWorld

Last night, Wicked celebrated its 15th anniversary with 'A Very Wicked Halloween.' Idina Menzel took to Instagram to post a photo with Ariana Grande, of whom she says she's a 'huge fan.'

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Review Roundup: What Do The Critics Think of Roundabout's APOLOGIA, Starring Stockard Channing? by Review Roundups

Apologia officially opened last night. Let's see what the critics are saying...

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VIDEO: Laura Benanti's Melania Trump Announces Plan to End Bullying Against Her on The Late Show by Stage Tube

Laura Benanti's Melania Trump is back In her most recent appearance on The Late Show last night, the 'First Lady' Melania Trump discusses her mission to end bullying... against her.

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VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks the Difference Between the US and the UK, His New Book, and More on The Late Show by Stage Tube

Lin-Manuel Miranda appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night to plug his new book Gmorning, Gnight

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VIDEO: Harvey Fierstein Talks Playing Edna vs. Albin, the HAIRSPRAY Film, and More on Watch What Happens Live by Stage Tube

Harvey Fierstein appeared on last night's Watch What Happens Live. He talked about the difference between playing Edna in Hairspray and Albin in La Cage Aux Folles. Fierstein also revealed t…

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A quarter of Scotland’s arts workers are considering leaving post-Brexit – survey by Thom Dibdin

Brexit has already had a negative impact on the work and business of more than half of Scotland’s arts workers, a new

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OthelloMacbeth at Lyric Hammersmith by Eva Mason

OthelloMacbeth, a condensed staging of two of Shakespeare’s most famous (and brutal) plays, is at Lyric Hammersmith until 3 November. Here are some reasons to go along…The mash-upIn a br…

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‘Pretty much a perfect representation of a play with songs’: TO HAVE TO SHOOT IRISHMEN – Touring by Ian Foster

Too often, the term ‘play with songs’ is abused by marketing types to avoid using the word musical in all its apparent divisiveness. So what a blessed relief to find that Lizzie Nunnery…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Sarah Kane’s “4.48 Psychosis” Gets the Star Cast by Blouin Artinfo

Deafinitely Theatre and New Diorama Theatre announced the star cast of Sarah Kane’s “4.48 Psychosis.” The cast includes Adam Bassett, Brian Duffy, Jim Fish and Matt Kyle.Artistic Direc…

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Cameron Mackintosh: ‘Regional theatre needs much more investment if the industry is to remain extraordinary’ by Giverny Masso

Cameron Mackintosh has argued that much more money needs to be invested in regional venues if British theatre is to remain “extraordinary

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Women, minorities take the reins at last by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

New theatre leadership at Soulpepper and beyond are part of trend in Canadian theatre, one with a chance to connect with new audiences and artists.

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Wake Up With BWW 10/17: The Public's MOTHER OF THE MAID Opens, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories The Public's Mother Of The Maid, starring Glenn Close, officially opens tonight, and more

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Studio 88 launches a new series featuring some of the most well-known stars of London's West End. Coming straight off stages around London, the musical theatre performers jump under the neon…

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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of APOLOGIA by Walter McBride

Apologia officially opened last night. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos from the red carpet at opening night below

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Photo Coverage: Stockard Channing and The Cast of APOLOGIA Take Their Opening Night Bows by Walter McBride

Apologia officially opened last night. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos from the cast's opening night curtain call below

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Catherine Tate Show Live Wyndham’s Theatre – Presale Now Open by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Acclaimed comedian and actor Catherine Tate brings The Catherine Tate Show Live to London’s Wyndham’s Theatre for one week only! Award-winning comedian Catherine …

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‘Silly, slightly nonsensical & very, very funny’: MURDER SHE DIDN’T WRITE – Leicester Square Theatre by Liz Dyer

Murder, She Didn’t Write from Bristol-based improv company Degrees of Error is, by its very nature, different every time. It’s also extremely silly, slightly nonsensical and very, very f…

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'Thousand Pines,' A Gun Control Drama, In Westport by Christopher Arnott

Matthew Greene’s “Thousand Pines” is a new drama with a gun control theme. Westport Country Playhouse held a workshop of it last year, then decided to do a full production as part of i…

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Family Drama 'Good Children' Premieres At CT Rep by Christopher Arnott

Tracy Thorne’s contemporary drama “Good Children” is set in a “a society where the secrets of the past are closely guarded,” and a young man named Val learns some of those secrets …

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#HamiltonHumpDay - WATCH: @MsWatchMojo's #Top10 @HamiltonWestEnd songs - did your favourite top the list!? #HamiltonLDN

As any true HAMILTON fan will know, the soundtrack is so good it's hard to choose a top track and our favourites can change with the day! So we reckon MsMojo must have had a tough time picki…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)

The Trench review at Southwark Playhouse, London – ‘visually stunning, vividly realised’ by Dave Fargnoli

Beneath the war-torn fields of France, a desperate soldier becomes trapped in the mythic labyrinth of The Trench in this dark, compelling

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Death of a Salesman review at Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester – ‘a layered reframing’ by Natasha Tripney

The might of Arthur Miller’s Pulitzer-winning play lies in the way it works simultaneously as a commentary on capitalism as a contaminant

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‘May have redefined the gay writing genre for a new generation’: THE INHERITANCE – West End ★★★★★ by Johnny Fox

It would be hard to imagine a play about young gay lives that speaks more eloquently to older gay men than the moving, informative and often hilarious The Inheritance now transferred to the …

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)

El-Wyn: Spook Show Innovator by Trav S.D.

How appropriate that magician and spook show innovator El-Wyn (Elwin Charles Peck, 1902-1956) was born during the Halloween season. We have already written about guys like Dr. Silkini and Bi…

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WATCH: Monty Jones on how depression led him to pen new black comedy Schrodinger’s Dog by Featured Content

Why do so many plays about depression and suicide miss the spot? Because they're not written from a perspective of real, lived experience, says Monty Jones. Watch this incredibly open and ho…

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Art collective plans free show Saturday for Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday that celebrates loved ones and embraces the concept of death as a part of life. … Click to Continue »

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Obituary: Janis Claxton – ‘dancer and choreographer with a formidable can-do attitude’ by Michael Quinn

When she moved to Scotland in 2005, the Brisbane-born dancer and choreographer Janis Claxton brought with her a formidable can-do attitude that

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Company producer Chris Harper: ‘Audiences are having the time of their lives – that’s why we do it’ by Mark Shenton

Having started out in Birmingham Rep’s press office, Chris Harper moved from the National to set up a production company with director

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)

What Would You Do If A Funder Encouraged You To Push Them To Do Better? by Joe Patti

I was skimming some entries on the Americans for the Arts blog when a couple sentences made my eyes visually screech to a halt and shift into reverse because I wasn’t sure if I read wh…

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On the Couch with Maeve Marsden by Arts Review

Who is Maeve Marsden? She’s great, I’d hang out with her. The professional bio says ‘writer, producer and performer working across theatre, cabaret, live music and storytelling’, tho…

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Mark Shenton: Commercial theatre is embracing risk and venturing into new areas by Mark Shenton

Commercial theatre occupies a strange world where art and business co-exist. Sometimes it’s a clash of cultures, as with Thriller Live, a

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 1am (Broadway Time)

First look at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child cast in rehearsals by Arts Review

Rehearsals for the Australian premiere production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have begun in Melbourne, with the first images of the full company released. The award-winning, record-…

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Seeking a More Diverse Applicant Pool, TBA Makes Changes to General Auditions

by Emily Wilson The Theatre Bay Area General Auditions have been around almost as long as TBA has?about four decades.  Over all those years, much of the basic format has remained uncha…

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David Goldblatt: Photographs 1948 – 2018 by Arts Review

Opening Friday 19 October, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) will present a major retrospective of internationally-renowned South African photographer David Goldblatt, featuring…

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Ragged Wing Debuts A Fierce New Training Program

by Emily Wilson On a recent Friday night, an audience gathered at the Flight Deck in downtown Oakland and watched a dozen or so theatre artists doing warm ups?slapping their thighs and ches…

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Money for nothing: copyright law, YouTube, and the future of music [Part I]

Won't you help to sing, these songs of freedom?

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Emil Dale Academy: Offering BA (hons) in Musical Theatre with access to student finance by Promoted Content

Specialising in musical theatre, Emil Dale Academy in Hertfordshire has the state-of-the-art facilities, contact hours and high-quality teaching needed to help students

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Competition: Win tickets to An Evening With Nigella Lawson at the Bridge Theatre by The Stage

Nigella Lawson established herself as a household name in 1998 with the publication of her ground-breaking debut cookbook, How to Eat: The Pleasures

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Firm foundations at READ College by Promoted Content

Now in its 10th year, READ College offers acting and musical theatre courses for sixth formers and over-18s, providing flexible, focused training

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The MTA: ‘We’re a college for life’ by Promoted Content

Looking for a faster way to prepare for a theatre career without losing out on quality? The MTA may well have the

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BRICTT: The coastal school geared for success by Promoted Content

With an ambition to develop entrepreneurial performers who shape their own careers, the Brighton-based BRICTT drama school has rapidly developed a reputation

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Afrojack's Global Remix Battle Is The Hogwarts For DJs

Afrojack's Global Remix Battle Is The Hogwarts For DJsSuperstar DJ Afrojack invites Young Hollywood into his studio where we sit down to chat about an array of topics, from the meaning of hi…

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Michael Rapaport on Atypical, Lebron James, & Being a Belieber

Michael Rapaport on Atypical, Lebron James, & Being a BelieberThe multi-talented Mr. Michael Rapaport makes a long-awaited return to the Young Hollywood Studio to update us on his current pr…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Sidesault at the Melba: Laser Kiwi by Arts Review

Thanks to Circus Oz and their Collingwood home, the second annual Sidesault at the Melba festival is underway! There are two mini-seasons, each showcasing three companies per night over fou…

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‘I don’t like acting. I don’t like theatre. I’m too cynical’: meet risk-taking director Lies Pauwels

The Belgian theatremaker’s methods are far removed from conventional practice

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Making a Murderer Part 2, Netflix — disturbing, compelling and riddled with moral doubt

Series two has a slower burn than series one, but crusading defence lawyer Kathleen Zellner is mesmerising

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A Postcard From the Lovelies About Their Five Year Anniversary and Upcoming “Slice & Dice” Performance by The Dance Enthusiast

In A Postcard From the Lovelies About Their Five Year Anniversary and Upcoming “Slice & Dice” Performance, "We follow and believe in the power of embodied democracy that fuels the work …

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Mariinsky Ballet Principal Kimin Kim on K’Arts Ballet’s “Song of the Mermaid” at New York City Center by The Dance Enthusiast

In Mariinsky Ballet Principal Kimin Kim on K’Arts Ballet’s Song of the Mermaid at New York City Center, " I would love it if I were performing the same role, but I am performing compl…

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What Does It Mean to Be Human? - Andrew R. Butler's new folk musical is set two centuries from now but speaks to today

Andrew R. Butler's new folk musical is set two centuries from now but speaks to today---A man with long, unruly red hair and a matching beard takes the Ars Nova stage with a guitar. He says …

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Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone Star in Gender-Swapped Company, Opening in London October 17 by Andrew Gans

Marianne Elliott’s production began previews at the Gielgud Theatre September 26.

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Whitney Bashor and Marc delaCruz Star in Adam Gwon’s Ordinary Days, Opening Off-Broadway October 17 by Andrew Gans

The Keen Company production began previews October 2.

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Why the Off-Broadway Gloria Steinem Bioplay Isn't What You'd Expect by Olivia Clement

Playwright Emily Mann brings the feminist icon’s story to the Daryl Roth Theatre in a surprising format.

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How Well Do You Know the 4-Legged Characters of Broadway? by Logan Culwell-Block

From Annie’s Sandy to Into the Woods’ Milky White, are you up to speed about Broadway’s furry friends? Take our quiz to find out!

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