Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘See Rock City’ at Washington Stage Guild by Allie Press

Last night I had the pleasure of my first trip to the Washington Stage Guild to see See Rock City at the Undercroft Theatre in Washington, D.C. When you visit, you will find this theater tuc…

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The Actors Company Theater Set to Close This Year by Peter Libbey

“Three Wise Guys” will be the final production for the Actors Company Theater.

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Review: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ by Reston Community Players by Chuck Leonard

Based on the 2005 book by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, Peter and the Starcatcher is a Tony Award-winning play by Rick Elice, with music by Wayne Barker. A lively production opened Friday, …

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The women of Second City stand up for the ‘The People’ in potent revue by Catey Sullivan - For The Sun-Times

It’s one of the funniest revues Second City has produced in the past 20 years. And it is also deeply enraging.

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Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

John Barton was the greatest mentor any Shakespearean actor could have | Letter from Jane Lapotaire by Letters

Jane Lapotaire had the privilege of learning sonnets under John’s guidanceJohn Barton (Obituary, 19 January) took me under his wing after my brain haemorrhage, taking me along to his maste…

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Of Telly Savalas and Kojak by Trav S.D.

January 21 is the birthday of Aristotelis “Telly” Savalas (1922-1994).  It is hard to describe what a phenomenon his hit tv series Kojack was in the 1970s. It was not just an om…

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Women’s Voices notes: An exotic ‘Imogen’ and a down-home ‘Hound’ by Nelson Pressley

Pointless moves uptown, and Cefaly’s plays shift from Baltimore to D.C.

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ICYMI: Get Obsessed with All Things Lena Hall on the Latest Episode of BroadwayWorld Live! by Steve Schonberg

Today, January 17, 630pm EST BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with the Tony winner, who just released the first of her Obsessed EPs, Obsessed Hedwig and the A…

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Sunday, January 21, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)

This Week on Broadway for January 21, 2018: Lena Hall by James Marino

James Marino and Matt Tamanini talk with Lena Hall about her Obsessed series of albums, videos, and concerts. Peter Filichia, Jena Tesse Fox, Michael Portantiere, and Jan Simpson review John…

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‘Kinky Boots’ Celebrates 2,000 Performances on Broadway by Matthew Wexler

Led by Scissor Sisters front-man, Jake Shears as ‘Charlie Price’ and J. Harrison Ghee as ‘Lola,’ the matinee audience took part in a full-theater photograph to commemorate the …

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Tonight: WATCH Awards Nominees To Be Announced on DC Metro Theater Arts at 9:00 PM Following Ceremony at Birchmere by Nicole Hertvik

The 18th annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors (The WATCH Awards) nominees will be announced tonight at 7:30 PM at a ceremony taking place at The Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia.…

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How’d @mahdibuchinger become one of world’s top magicians w/o hands or feet? #Vault2018 photos & video > @secretcellarldn @VAULTFestival by Press Releases

Mahdi Gilbert was born without hands or feet and has struggled through bullying, loneliness and depression to become recognised as one of the greatest magicians of our time, a favourite of…

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Review: : NSO Pops and Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds at the Kennedy Center by Ramona Harper

The NSO Pops presented its first-ever collaboration with superstar Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds on Friday night for a two-night run in the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. Under the music…

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THE WOMAN IN WHITE – Charing Cross Theatre by Simon Parris

With a focus on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sumptuously melodious score, the new chamber-sized production of The Woman in White avoids the excesses of the original staging, allowing the gripping…

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Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Darren Criss and Longtime Girlfriend Mia Swier Engaged by Playbill Staff

The stage and screen favorite, currently starring in FX’s The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, shared the news January 19.

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C S Lewis helps West Yorkshire Playhouse break box office records by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo West Yorkshire Playhouse’s production of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is set to break all existing box office records, becoming West Yorkshire Playhouse’s…

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Review: ‘Copenhagen’ at Lantern Theater Company by Deb Miller

With most of the performances sold out before the show even opened, Lantern Theater Company has already announced a one-week extension of its current production of Copenhagen, and that’s g…

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Classical CD Reviews: Hindemith Orchestral Works and Symphonic Psalms by Jonathan Blumhofer

Conductor Marek Janowski’s Hindemith is all vigor and athleticism; Tenebrae’s Symphonic Psalms & Prayers is captivating. By Jonathan Blumhofer Marek Janowski isn’t a conductor …

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London Playwrights' Workshop Launches Women's Musical Theatre Initiative by BroadwayWorld

London Playwrights' Workshop is partnering with musical theatre writing team Barlow amp Smith to create the Women's Musical Theatre Initiative WMTI, a new development programme for female mu…

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In the Moment: Interviews with Women’s Voices Theater Festival playwrights – Part 1 by David Siegel

This is the first part of a multi-part series of interviews with Women’s Voices Theater Festival playwrights. In this series, I asked the same series of questions to a number of Women’s …

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Review: ‘Imogen’ by Pointless Theatre (Women’s Voices Theater Festival) by Elizabeth Ballou

Imogen, Pointless Theatre’s adaptation of Cymbeline, places one of Shakespeare’s most confusing heroines at the center of a battle for her independence. As in Cymbeline, Imogen has to co…

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#Vault2018 photos & video: After EdFringe & major tour, gay boxing hit Gypsy Queen returns to London by Press Releases

Recently nominated for Best New Play and Best Fringe Production in the Manchester Theatre Awards, Rob Ward’s knockout new play Gypsy Queen returns to London for a strictly limited sea…

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‘Leads us down the path taken by a once great nation’: Fear & Misery of theThirdReich – Brockley Jack Theatre ★★★★ by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

With some super performances, smart direction and staging, this is a production that is well worth seeking out.

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Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 21 by Audition Roundup

Updated this week Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 21, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including whatwhenwhere and how to audition

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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 21 by Audition Roundup

Updated this week Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 21, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country.

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Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Everybody Say Yeah! KINKY BOOTS Celebrates 2,000 Performances on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots celebrated 2,000 performances on Broadway at Saturday's matinee performance, January 20, 2018. Led by Scissor Sisters front-man Jake Shears as Char…

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A Play About Race and Memory, With Fresh Wounds All Around by Richard Fausset

The Alliance Theater has brought “Native Guard” to an Atlanta history museum in the thick of debate about Confederate monuments and the South‘s past.

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Broadway at the Cabaret: Orfeh, Andy Karl & More This Week! by BroadwayWorld

What good is sitting alone in your room this week If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlight…

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Backstage with Richard Ridge: Keegan-Michael Key Talks Sketch Comedy, Shakespeare, Steve Martin and Beyond! by Richard Ridge

In just a year, he's gone from comedy icon, to Shakespearean player to bonafide Broadway star. And he's not done yet

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‘Catherine Lamb gives an energetic performance’: BUNNY – Tristan Bates Theatre ★★★★★ by Michael Davis

Catherine Lamb gives an energetic performance, making full use of the performance space. She is able to take the story of one particular young woman in a small British town and give it a uni…

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Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 9am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Welcome to the Rock! Watch the Toronto Cast of COME FROM AWAY Perform the Opening Number for Canada's Hockey Day by Stage Tube

Sportsnet has released a video of the Toronto cast of Come From Away performing the opening number 'Welcome to the Rock' in honor of Canada's Hockey Day, which takes place in Newfoundland th…

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#Vault2018: cough//drop follows Force of Trump with Wind Bit Bitter, Bit Bit Bit Her by Press Releases

After the success of Force of Trump, a satire toured in 2016 which predicted the election of Donald Trump, cough//drop is back with WIND BIT BITTER, BIT BIT BIT HER, a brand new drama for V…

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So Many Reasons review – clever and candid coming-of-age tale by Lyn Gardner

Camden People’s theatre, LondonRacheal Ofori is a British-Ghanaian millennial reckoning with sex, spirituality and herself in this refreshing one-woman showHeadlining Calm Down Dear, an an…

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Review: The Birthday Party, Harold Pinter Theatre by Olivia Lunn

Director Ian Rickson brings Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party to the stage, with a gaze that penetrates below the skin. First staged in 1957, Pinter’s play was met with a dismally stale…

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: @BdayPartyLdn now @HPinterTheatre @ZoeWanamaker @StephenMangan @Pearlie_Mack & #TobyJones by Emma Clarendon

Ian Rickson's 60th-anniversary revival of Harold Pinter’s best-known play has opened at the West End theatre named after the late playwright. The Birthday Party stars Toby Jones, Zoë Wana…

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We're Hiring an Editor! by (ramona)

By HowlRound. We're looking for an experienced editor with a theatre background to join our team!

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Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 8am (Broadway Time)

WATCH: The Soul Of Wittgenstein headlines Clapham Omnibus’ 96 Festival by Press Releases

Following an acclaimed development season at London's King's Head Theatre, The Soul of Wittgenstein transfers next month south of the river to Clapham's Omnibus Theatre for a three-week seas…

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Review: Amadeus, The National Theatre by Olivia Lunn

Director Michael Longhurst stages an exuberant and poignant revival of playwright Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus, who died in June last year. Originally staged in 1976 and brought to acclaim by t…

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Review: So Many Reasons, Camden People’s Theatre by Roberta Wiafe

The centrepiece of the feminist theatre festival Calm Down Dear is Rachael Ofori’s So Many Reasons, the hilarious quintessential guide to life has a British Ghanaian woman in the millenn…

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BWW Review: GISELLE, Royal Opera House by Vikki Jane Vile

Marianela Nu ez celebrates her 20th year with the Royal Ballet this year. For a prima ballerina you may believe her peak years of performing are behind her. However, nothing could be further…

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‘An unadulterated triumph’: RITA, SUE & BOB TOO – Royal Court Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Superb performances enliven this revival of Andrea Dunbar’s 1982 classic about sex and poverty in Bradford The post Rita, Sue and Bob Too, Royal Court appeared first on Aleks Sierz.

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BWW's On This Day - January 21, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 7am (Broadway Time)

‘Ria Jones gives a powerhouse performance’: SUNSET BOULEVARD – Touring ★★★★ by Matt Merritt

Ria Jones, so resplendent when she stepped into Norma’s shoes at the Coliseum in 2016 (we were lucky enough to be at one of those shows is once again in the title role and she gives a powe…

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Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)

BWW Interview: Roly Botha talks STRANGERS IN BETWEEN by Rona Kelly

When Strangers in Between played at the King's Head Theatre in 2016, this marked Roly Botha's first professional role in theatre. Two years later, Roly makes his West End debut in the show's…

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On my radar: Tarell Alvin McCraney’s cultural highlights by Tarell Alvin McCraney

The playwright and actor on the sounds and flavours of Miami, why Claire Foy makes The Crown unmissable, and the peculiar pleasure of tweeting gifs of Yul BrynnerTarell Alvin McCraney was bo…

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THE RAT PACK LIVE – West End ★★★ by Scatter Of Opinion

Through the smooth tones of Frank Sinatra, the audience are swept back to The Sands Hotel, Las Vegas during the height of Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr and Frank Sinatra’s success.

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Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Quizzes: Test your theatre knowledge: Famous theatre couples

As Beginning opens in the West End, we look back over some of theatre's most famous couples

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Review: If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You at Project Arts Centre, Dublin by Chris McCormack

Chris McCormack reviews John O'Donovan's play that brings "the heartbroken gay men of rural Ireland to the stage". The post Review: If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love Y…

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BWW Review: Split Britches Invites Audience Members To Join Their Council of Elders in UNEXPLODED ORDNANCES (UXO) by Michael Dale

As the ground-breaking theatre troupe Split Britches - which they founded with former member Deb Margolin in 1980 - Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver have been challenging both gender norms and the…

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Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)

The week in dance: Le Jeune Homme et la Mort/La Sylphide review – darkly enjoyable by Luke Jennings

Coliseum, LondonTamara Rojo and Ivan Vasiliev are superb as a painter and his cruel muse in a subversive ENB double billEnglish National Ballet, to borrow from TS Eliot, are much possessed b…

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The week in theatre: The Birthday Party; Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 – review by Susannah Clapp

Harold Pinter theatre; Gate, London Harold Pinter’s ‘ravings’ make perfect sense 60 years on in his seaside dreamscape, and one woman brings vivid life to 1992’s LA riotsNearly 60 ye…

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Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)

A Passage to India review – committed but stilted by Clare Brennan

Royal & Derngate, Northampton A well-intentioned adaptation of EM Forster’s classic lacks complexityEM Forster’s 1924 novel explores complex relations among and between Britons and I…

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Sunday, January 21, 2018 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Special Reports: Erin Treadway on How She Defies Gravity in Spaceman

Leegrid Stevens's out-of-this-world play runs at the Wild Project February 22-March 13.

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Hamlet (Toronto) by Maggie

For an English major who only took one course on Shakespeare, I have very strong ideas about Hamlet. Usually these keep me from enjoying any production because the director's choices will in…

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Art Times: Let's Make Sure Their Time Is Up by Wendy Caster

My latest piece is up at Art Times. It's about how we can help women in the arts get more power.Almost as far back as I can remember, people have been labeling various time periods as “The…

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12 Plays That Were Turned Into Movies, Musicals, and Movie Musicals by Hannah Vine

A look at the evolution of Chicago, Sweeney Todd, My Fair Lady, Hello, Dolly! and more.

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Meet the Man Who Trains Hollywood’s A-Listers to Dance like Pro Ballerinas on the Big Screen by Ruthie Fierberg

After working with Mila Kunis and Natalie Portman on Black Swan, Kurt Froman’s latest project required him to prepare Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence for the upcoming Red Sparrow.

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