Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Can We Just Lose The Whole Non-Profits-Should-Run-Like-Businesses Nonsense For Good? by Artsjournal1

The donors, usually businesspeople, who keep saying that are “thinking of giving as analogous to investing when it isn’t, which leads to related mistakes like utilizing the wrong metrics…

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Why Even Great Social-Media Marketing By Dance Companies Doesn’t Lead Straight To Ticket Sales by Artsjournal1

“There is no clear correlation between a company’s social media campaigns and how many seats they fill in the theater. That doesn’t mean social media isn’t, of course, vital. … ‘…

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Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen Will Celebrate Milestone Performance by Andrew Gans

The hit musical continues at the Music Box Theatre.

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Shoshana Bean & Jeremy Jordan Extend Run in Waitress on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Shoshana Bean and Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan, the mega-talented new stars of Waitress, have added three weeks to their run in the hit musical at the Brooks-Atkinson Theatre. Originally annou…

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If we're all hedgehogs or foxes, what was Shakespeare? by Stephen Jeffreys

Specialist hedgehog or wide-ranging fox? In an extract from his new book, the late playwright Stephen Jeffreys identifies two kinds of thinkers – and one writer who defies definition Just…

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Why Nathan Lane Describes His New Play as Game of Thrones Meets Marie Kondo by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award winner returns to Broadway in Taylor Mac's Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus.

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Read Reviews for Halley Feiffer’s The Pain of My Belligerence by Playbill Staff

See what critics think of Feiffer's new drama, directed by Trip Cullman, at Playwrights Horizons.

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Lee Majors and “The Six Million Dollar Man” by Trav S.D.

Props today for TV star Lee Majors (Harvey Lee Yeary, b. 1939). Orphaned as a baby in Detroit, raised by relatives in Kentucky, college football star Majors suffered injuries that forced him…

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The Prom Visits Talent Unlimited High School in PENCIL's Principal For a Day Program by Nathan Skethway

The program saw over 150 business and civic leaders visit New York City public schools to experience a day in the life of a school principal.

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WATCH: Aaron Sorkin On Adapting To Kill a Mockingbird, Falling in Love With Theatre, and The West Wing References Built Into His New Broadway Play by Ruthie Fierberg

The writer famous for The Social Network reveals Mockingbird connections to The West Wing, the origin of Sorkin “dialect,” and how his play is a companion to Harper Lee’s original nove…

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New Tolkien Biopic Disowned By Tolkien Estate by Artsjournal1

“On Tuesday morning, the estate and family of Tolkien issued a terse statement in which they announced their ‘wish to make clear that they did not approve of, authorise or participate in…

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Albright-Knox Art Gallery Releases Plans For Its $160 Million Expansion by Artsjournal1

The good news: “When an expanded Buffalo Albright-Knox-Gundlach Museum opens in 2021, visitors will see their own reflections in a kaleidoscopic network of mirrored glass suspended over th…

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Conductor Daniele Gatti And Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Settle Lawsuit Over His Firing by Artsjournal1

“After the dismissal of Daniele Gatti as Music Director of the Amsterdam based Concertgebouw Orchestra, following allegations of sexual harassment, both parties had ‘constructive consult…

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How Artists Should Plan For What Will Happen To Their Work After They Die by Artsjournal1

“For every multi-millionaire dollar Robert Rauschenberg estate, there are thousands of lesser-known talents whose families have to confront the tough decisions about what to do with hundre…

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Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan Extend Runs in Broadway’s Waitress by Ryan McPhee

The two star as Jenna and Dr. Pomatter in the Sara Bareilles musical.

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Go Inside Opening Night of All My Sons on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Jack O’Brien helmed revival, starring Annette Bening, Tracy Letts, and Benjamin Walker, opened at the American Airlines Theatre April 22.

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How can I pursue a career in hair and make-up? by Paul Vale

Artists working on some of the UK’s biggest shows tell Paul Vale how they got into the business and offer advice for people

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Theatremaker Jamal Gerald: ‘Experiment as much as possible and really learn about yourself’ by Giverny Masso

In his latest show Idol, Jamal Gerald combines African diasporic ritual, music and storytelling to explore religion and black representation. He tells

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Stephanie Hsu on Be More Chill and More by Victoria Myers

Stephanie Hsu trained as an experimental theatre artist and never expected to be on Broadway. But after making her Broadway debut last year as Karen the Computer in SpongeBob SquarePants, sh…

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Great Theatre Challenging Capitalism — At $1,000 Or More Per Ticket by Artsjournal1

“We are lingering in a moment in which there is a fashion, or even a giddiness, for spending large sums of money on theatrical experiences that explore the foundations and promises of Amer…

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Phil Dunham: From Cambridge to Comedies by Trav S.D.

English-born Phil Dunham (1885-1972), received some education at Cambridge, and performed in vaudeville and with stock companies prior to breaking into films in 1913. While Dunham’s first …

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Burn This - starring Adam Driver & Keri Russell by Oscar E. Moore

With wit and a huge heart. All the elements come together to make a most satisfying journey through the land of love

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Queer Theatre is Visionary Theatre by Rhiannon Collett

By Rhiannon Collett. Playwright and performer Rhiannon Collett examines the queer theatre landscape in Toronto.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

BURN THIS – a compelling, whirlwind, romantic revival by Oscar E Moore

Love may pierce your heart at the most unexpected times with a most unexpected partner.  Some may have love taken away and some may never experience it at all.  Such is the case in Lanford…

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Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, Extraordinary Female Iranian Artist, Dead At 96 by Artsjournal1

The first woman artist in Iran to get her own museum (and, at one time, part of Andy Warhol’s cohort), she’s known for using the traditional Iranian technique of mirror mosaic work to cr…

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Are These Two Guys In India Building The World’s Largest Public Library? by Artsjournal1

That’s how they’re describing it, but not really — it’s more like the world’s largest poetry-in-the-subways-and-streets project, and it’s called StickLit. – The Guardian

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UK Museums To Compare Detailed Visitor Figures With Those From Other Leisure Outlets by Artsjournal1

“A consortium of 18 organisations, including the Tate group of galleries, the British Museum and Imperial War Museums, has contracted market researchers DJS Research for a major project th…

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Soprano Heather Harper, 88 by Artsjournal1

“She graced the concert and opera stages of the world in roles that ranged from Ellen Orford in Britten’s Peter Grimes – where her sympathy for the character drew a near-definitive por…

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BWW Review: SS MENDI: DANCING THE DEATH DRILL, Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House by Gary Naylor

Isango Ensemble's SS Mendi Dancing the Death Drill is a sad lament for needlessly lost lives and a celebration of the cultures from which the men had sprung. And it's ever so emotional.

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Obituary: Donald Campbell – Playwright, poet and historian who influenced the Scottish cultural community by Michael Quinn

A playwright and poet who employed the rich, muscular vernacular of his native Scotland to often vivid effect, Donald Campbell, who has

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Oklahoma! ****, Hadestown ****, A’int Too Proud ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward April 23, 2019: Like our current political climate, Daniel Fish’s sex-drenched nightmare version of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! has polarized the theatergoi…

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Cow Cow Davenport and the “Cow Cow Blues” by Trav S.D.

April is the birthday of the Cow Cow Davenport (Charles Edward Davenport, 1894-1955). The Anniston, Alabama native was sent to a theological seminary in his youth but preferred to play low-d…

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Terrific revival of Miller's emotions-extracting play by Simon Saltzman

A review of Arthur Miller's "All My Sons" at the Roundabout Theater

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Visitors review at Oldham Coliseum Theatre – ‘lovingly crafted’ by Chris Bartlett

First seen at London’s Arcola Theatre in 2014, Barney Norris’ play about a couple facing up to the fact that they can no

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“All My Sons” Roundabout Theater Co. at the American Airlines Theater. Opened April 22, 2019. Ends June 23, 2019 by Simon Saltzman

Tracy Letts and Annette Bening   (photo credit: Joan Marcus) What irony there is having productions of Arthur Miller’s excellent emotions-extracting drama “All My Sons” emerge with a…

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Jake Quickenden forced to miss performance of Hair after panic attack by Matthew Hemley

Actor Jake Quickenden was forced to miss a recent performance of the musical Hair after suffering a panic attack. The performer revealed

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RAGTIME is a Mystical Work of Art from TUTS by David Dow Bentley III

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” [All Photos by Melissa Taylor. Click any photo to enlarge] I recall back when I first became curious about the musical, RAGTIME, …

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Awkward Conversations With Animals I’ve Fucked review at King’s Head Theatre, London – ‘a nuanced performance’ by Paul Vale

Though the title of Rob Hayes’ 2014 play is unashamedly provocative and unquestionably memorable, the piece itself is a fraught, often funny

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Broadway's a Real Drag by JK

With Santino Fontana opening tonight in Tootsie, once again, Broadway has one of its favorite things - an actor in drag. This season's Torch Song is also a potential nominee this season, i…

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Edinburgh’s Lyceum hires Mike Griffiths as co-chief executive director by Thom Dibdin

Mike Griffiths has been appointed co-chief executive director at the the Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh. The post had been vacant since

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Lookback: on being the dedicatee of a book by Terry Teachout

From 2009: One of my closest friends, a writer whom I admire greatly, has dedicated his latest book to me. I was one of the first people to suggest that he write it, and he claims to have pr…

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Almanac: Bertrand Russell on science and modernity by Terry Teachout

“To modern educated people, it seems obvious that matters of fact are to be ascertained by observation, not by consulting ancient authorities. But this is an entirely modern conception, wh…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Amber Davies, Bonnie Langford, Wayne Sleep & Tim Vincent Will Judge WEST END EUROVISION by BroadwayWorld

The celebrity judges for West End Eurovision 2019 are today revealed as Amber Davies 2017 winner of ITV's 'Love Island' and currently playing Judy Bernly in '9 to 5' at the Savoy Theatre Bon…

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Broadway Review: Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow in ‘Hillary and Clinton’ by Gordon Cox

If anyone could play Hillary Clinton, it’s Laurie Metcalf – and here she is, in Lucas Hnath’s “Hillary and Clinton,” giving a performance that feels painfully honest and true. And …

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Why John Lithgow Worried About Starring in Broadway’s ‘Hillary and Clinton’ by Marcmalkin

When Lucas Hnath first conceived of “Hillary and Clinton” in 2008, he was writing for and about a very different America. Now, a total reimagining of the show has made its way to Broadwa…

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No more all-white seasons: Continuing the conversation on inclusion at Philly theaters by Becca Khalil

It’s been an intense week for the Philadelphia theater community, as a necessary conversation about inclusion on and offstage drew voices that have been fighting racism for years. What’s…

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Broadway Review: ‘All My Sons’ With Annette Bening by Gordon Cox

Don’t be fooled by the placid backyard setting, neighborly small talk and father-son joviality at the start of the Roundabout Theatre Company’s blistering revival of Arthur Miller’s …

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Review: Annette Bening, Tracy Letts and a question of American morality in 'All My Sons' by Charles McNulty

The carpentry of an Arthur Miller play, all that sawing, hammering and sanding of wood, can sometimes distract from the impressiveness of the house that has been theatrically constructed. …

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‘Hadestown’: ‘Lush’ and ‘sumptuous’ musical on a heavenly path to the Tonys by David Buchanan

Some musicals take a hellish road to the Great White Way. For “Hadestown,” whose plot entwines stories from Greek mythology focused on Hades, Persephone, Orpheus, Eurydice, Hermes, and t…

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Broadway Review: ‘Hadestown’ by Gordon Cox

“Hadestown” triggered a lot of buzz when this wholly American show (which came to the stage by way of a concept album) premiered at Off Broadway’s New York Theatre Workshop in 2016. Ar…

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‘Hadestown’ Took 12 Years to Get to Broadway, But It’s More Relevant Than Ever by Dnissen01

When “Hadestown” was first staged as a tiny, DIY theater project in Vermont, those involved could never have predicted that it was the start of a twelve-year journey to Broadway – or h…

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West Side Story by Arts Review

When it premiered on Broadway in 1957, West Side Story was heralded as a groundbreaking piece of musical theatre staged by the visionary director and choreographer Jerome Robbins. With a bo…

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Aaron Sidwell and Lauren Samuels to star in Henry V at Cirencester’s Barn Theatre by Giverny Masso

Aaron Sidwell and Lauren Samuels are to star in Henry V at the Barn Theatre in Cirencester. Sidwell, whose credits include EastEnders,

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Christopher Chen’s Fantasia on Colonialism, Passage, Kicks Off at Soho Rep. by Olivia Clement

Directed by Saheem Ali, identity is stripped down to X and Y in the new play.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

'They wanted to see if I could take a punch without crying': female boxers' battle stories by Lyndsey Winship

The idea still makes people uneasy but two new plays – Fighter and The Sweet Science of Bruising – explore the courage, pain and history of women boxers ‘I always try to say this witho…

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Movement and circus artist Natalie James: ‘I was scared of heights, but now I am an aerialist’ by Giverny Masso

Natalie James will be performing a solo piece as part of hip-hop cabaret evening WorX at this year’s Breakin’ Convention, which is

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Raggin’ the Classics by Artsjournal1

Electronica artist Max Cooper and I launch a new project this spring, a collaboration called Glassforms. We overlay electronic sounds — onto piano music by Glass. There have been Glass rem…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Kelli O'Hara Brings #MeToo to 'Kiss Me, Kate' by Variety

The Broadway favorite talks vocal honesty and what her Tony win means to her.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Les Dennis at the RSC: ‘Coming to Stratford feels like I’ve got a blue tick on Twitter’ by Tim Bano

Comedian, gameshow host, actor – Les Dennis has done it all. As he prepares to make his RSC debut in two Restoration

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Press Kits: What Arts Orgs Actually Want by Drew McManus

Press kits are easy, all it takes is making some photos and a pdf bio available then call it a day, right? Guess again. While that might be the bare minimum from days past, an effective arti…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

The Bard stuff: actors reveal their favourite Shakespeare character by Andrew Dickson

To mark the Stratford playwright’s birthday, Ophelia Lovibond, Paapa Essiedu, Jade Anouka, Roger Allam and John Kani discuss the roles they love best The great thing about Shakespeare is t…

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Theo Bosanquet: Watching the story of my great-grandfather – and his 600 children – was an uncomfortable night at the theatre by Theo Bosanquet

My great-grandfather, Bertold Wiesner, is thought to have fathered more than 600 children, putting him close to Genghis Khan in the record

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Costume designer Catherine Kodicek: Work conditions must improve for the sake of our mental well-being by Catherine Kodicek

Many UK theatre workers will by now be aware of the Theatre Helpline, launched by the Society of London Theatre last year

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

King Lear by Wendy Caster

As you probably already know, in the old days theatre critics wrote their reviews right after seeing the performances. In fact, as the shows ended, the critics ran up the aisles to maximize …

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The Pain of My Belligerence by Wendy Caster

My sister once said that, while the worst men are incredibly sleazy, the worst women are incredibly stupid. In the world premiere of The Pain of My Belligerence at Playwrights Horizons, wri…

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Liz Jones AO to receive prestigious award by Arts Review

Live Performance Australia has announced that Artistic Director of La Mama Theatre Liz Jones AO is the recipient of this year’s Sue Nattrass Award. This prestigious award, to be presented …

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Tootsie Musical, Starring Santino Fontana, Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Tootsie, the new Broadway musical based on the beloved 1982 comedy flick, officially opens at the Marquis Theatre on April 23. Tony nominee Santino Fontana stars in the production, which beg…

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It’s Good to Be King! Mel Brooks is Coming to Broadway for Two Nights in June, And I’m Kvelling by Roger Friedman

Mel Brooks is coming to Broadway. Two nights– June 17th and 18th at the Lunt Fontanne Theater. Mel is 92 years young.

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Broadway Triumph: Annette Bening, Tracey Letts, Benjamin Walker On Fire in Sensational New Production of Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons” by Roger Friedman

What a relief to see a real play. Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons” is back, directed with new insights by Jack O’Brien,

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Welcome to the Theater! The Broadway Debuts of Tootsie by JK

Today we celebrate the 2 cast members of Tootsie who are making their official Broadway debut tonight.Congratulations to everyone making their dreams come true! Here's to great reviews, a …

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MICF: Esther Hicks is Vibrationally Speaking by Arts Review

In real life, Esther and Jerry Hicks, American inspirational speakers and authors have presented numerous workshops on the ‘Law of Attraction’ and have been featured through a series of …

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Interview With ROCK OF AGES Star KATIE LAMARK by Michael J. Roberts

KATIE LAMARK discusses the 10th Anniversary Tour of ROCK OF AGES and how she decided to [...] The post Interview With <em>ROCK OF AGES</em> Star <em>KATIE LAMARK</em>…

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The Pain of My Belligerence by Darryl Reilly

Jaw-dropping plot twists, painfully forced au courant dialogue, awkward sex scenes and a jagged central performance all make the world premiere of Halley Feiffer's "The Pain of My Belligeren…

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Tootsie, Starring Santino Fontana, Opens on Broadway by Mark Peikert

The adaptation of the classic movie features a book by Robert Horn and score by Tony winner David Yazbek.

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Signature's Revival of Curse of the Starving Class Begins April 23 by Olivia Clement

Tony nominee Terry Kinney directs the Sam Shepard play Off-Broadway.

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Aziza Barnes’ BLKS Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new play, which follows a trio of friends over the course of a New York City day, premieres at MCC April 23.

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