Friday, May 29, 2015 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Sherie Rene Scott, Lindsay Mendez and Billy Porter to Perform at Second Stage Gala by Olivia Clement

Off-Broadway's Second Stage Theatre's 36th anniversary gala celebration, honoring Select Equity Group Foundation and Uganda Project co-founders Matt Gould and Griffin Matthew…

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Watch Fun Home Rock Its Fake Commercial on “The View” by Robert Viagas

Tony nominee Michael Cerveris, currently starring in Fun Home on Broadway, appeared on the TV talk show "The View" May 28 to discuss the musical and introduce a performance of one …

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Interviews: Are Four Tony Nominations and a New Album "Good Enough" for Fun Home Mom Judy Kuhn?

From her own career to society at large, Kuhn is always ready to break new ground.

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Photo Flash: An American in Paris Stars Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope Receive Sardi's Portraits

Both are 2015 Tony nominees for their work in the new Gershwin-inspired musical.

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Video Flash: Flashback Friday: Kristin Chenoweth's Wins Over the Audience at the 1999 Drama Desk Awards

Maybe the actress will dig out her coat hanger sculpture for luck at this Sunday's ceremony.

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Photo Coverage: Jim Parsons Takes Opening Night Bows in AN ACT OF GOD! by Walter McBride

The new Broadway comedyAn Act of God, starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winnerJim Parsons, began performances on May 7 and officially openedlastnight, May 28, 2015 at Studio 54 254 West 5…

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BWW Interview: Stephen Schwartz Reflects on the Phenomenon That is WICKED by Richard Ridge

Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge' recently sat down with the 2015 Isabelle Stevenson Award recipient and renowned composer Stephen Schwartz, to discuss receiving this prestigio…

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Photo Coverage: God (And His Angels) Celebrates Opening Night of AN ACT OF GOD! by Walter McBride

The new Broadway comedyAn Act of God, starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winnerJim Parsons, began performances on May 7 and officially opened last night, May 28, 2015 at Studio 54 254 West…

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Gloria and Emilio Estefan Talk ON YOUR FEET!: 'Everything in the Show is Real' by BroadwayWorld

Chicago Tribune theater critic Chris Jones recently spoke toGloria and Emilio Estefan to discuss ON YOUR FEET,a new musical based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international…

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BWW TV: Come to the FUN HOME at Stars in the Alley! by BroadwayWorld TV

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was held earlier this week in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. Hosted by HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH'…

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VIDEO: Watch First 8 Minutes of ALOHA Starring Bradley Cooper & Emma Stone by Movies News Desk

Below, check out the first 8 minutes of director Cameron Crowe's new film ALOHA and see stars Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone and Rachel McAdams' characters meet for the very first time.

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Broadway Alum Stephen Campbell Moore Set for Nicole Kidman-Led Photograph 51 in West End by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Broadway.com has confirmed that Great White Way alum Stephen Campbell Moore will star opposite the previously reported Nicole Kidman in the U.K. premiere of Anna Ziegler’s Photograph 5…

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Review: The Way We Get By by Matthew Wexler

Want to win FREE tickets to Broadway and Off Broadway? CLICK HERE! by Samuel L. Leiter There are two popular, talented, and attractive actors in The Way We Get By, Neil LaBute’s patchy ne…

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Sahr Ngaujah Will Not Return to Athol Fugard Premiere Following Injuries by Olivia Clement, Robert Viagas

Signature Theatre has announced that due to a recent car-related incident and subsequent injury, Sahr Ngaujah will not be returning to the role of Jonathan in the world premiere of The P…

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Fuse Visual Arts: “Stickwork” — Architectural Sculpture That Interweaves Myth and Reality by Arts Fuse Editor

Patrick Dougherty's Stickwork is a remarkable piece of public art.

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Vanessa Hudgens talks new role in Broadway's 'Gigi' by Staff Report

Vanessa Hudgens has come a long way from her “High School Musical” days.

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Friday, May 29, 2015 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Sound Advice: Cy by Cy: Creative Composer Colmean by Rob Lester

It's a treat to listen to these recordings, made from the 1950s to the 1980s, either with the hindsight of history or wondering how it must have been to perform them or hear them fresh, with…

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New LOGO TV Series CHORUS BOYS to Follow Current Broadway Cast Members by TV News Desk

This behind the scenes look at life in the theatre business follows each subject from his front door to his stage door and beyond.

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CBS's 'Let's Make a Deal' to Celebrate THE TONY AWARDS with Special Episode, 6/5 by TV News Desk

Roll out the red carpet Just in time for the Tony Awards, CBS's Let's Make A Deal is putting on a show

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Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 5/29; LES MIS at Dutch Apple, The Blumey Awards & More! by BroadwayWorld

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Central Pennsylvania, Louisville, Charlotte, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which in…

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ROCK OF AGES' Frankie Grande to Kick Off 'Livin' la Vida Grande' U.S. Tour This June by TV News Desk

Broadway vet and reality TV star Frankie Grande will embark on his Livin' la Vida Grande U.S. tour beginning June 27th.

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WAKE UP with BWW 5/29/2015 - MATILDA on Tour, Drama Desk Awards and More! by Jessica Showers

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it This weekend's big news MATILDA goes on tour and the Dr…

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Theatre director begins unique citizen-led tribunal in eastern Congo by David Smith

Performance bring together mining companies, government officials and locals in unprecedented investigation into one of the world’s most complicated conflicts Continue reading...

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How would you explain theatre to somebody who's never been? by Lyn Gardner

Manchester’s welcoming new art space Home wants to attract unseasoned audiences. But how does it describe to them the unique pleasures it can offer? Continue reading...

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Brian Cox: “Showbusiness sucks – it’s run by people I have little respect for” by David Hutchison

Brian Cox has launched a stinging attack on the acting industry, saying it attracts “the worst people”. The actor also said the

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Benedict Cumberbatch Hamlet to offer £10 ticket lottery by Matthew Hemley

Sky Arts has partnered with Sonia Friedman Productions to launch a £10 ticket scheme for Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch. The production, directed

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MATILDA THE MUSICAL Launches National Tour in Los Angeles Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The First National Tour of Matilda the Musical, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers,launches tonight, May 29, with anofficial tour opening set for June 7, 2015 at the A…

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La Jolla Playhouse's World-Premiere Musical COME FROM AWAY Begins Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Due to popular demand, La Jolla Playhouse recently announced a second week-long extension for its season opener, Come from Away, a world-premiere musical featuring book, music and lyrics by …

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DVR Alert: THE VISIT's Chita Rivera to Guest on NBC's 'Tonight Show' by TV News Desk

NBC has announced that Tony nominated actress Chita Rivera will be a guest on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on Thursday, June 4th.

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BWW Reviews: Parsons Preaches It in AN ACT OF GOD by Michael Dale

Jim Parsons appears as God appearing as Jim Parsons in the first Broadway play based on a Twitter account.

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VIDEO: Watch Michael Cerveris & Cast of FUN HOME Appear on 'The View' by TV News Desk

The cast of Broadway's Tony-nominated musical FUN HOME stopped by The View on ABC

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Emily Padgett Leads World Premiere of Maltby & Shire's WATERFALL, Beginning Tonight in Pasadena by BroadwayWorld

The 5th Avenue Theatre joins with producing partner Pasadena Playhousein welcomingEmily Padgett Broadway Side Show, Rock of Ages, Thom Sesma Broadway The Times They are A-Changin', Man of La…

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Tonys: David Rockwell on Taking a Break from Stadiums to Design Broadway Sets by Scott Feinberg

The famed architect, who received two Tony noms this year for best scenic design—for the play 'You Can't Take It with You' and for the musical 'On the Twentieth Century'—talks to THR abo…

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Friday, May 29, 2015 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre News: Liza Minnelli returns to London Palladium in September

An Intimate Evening with Liza Minnelli will also play venues in Sheffield and Glasgow

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Devising Shakespeare by Donald Brown

The Yale Summer Cabaret prepares to launch Midsummer In the basement of 217 Park Street, home of the Yale Summer Cabaret, transformation is afoot. First, there is the yearly conversion of th…

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BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Nicole and DNA co-star? They've got chemistry

Nicole Kidman is excited about the actor who will share the stage with her as scientists racing to unlock the ‘secret of life’. Stephen Campbell Moore will join her in Anna Ziegler’s p…

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BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Musical star Olivia says she enjoys singing

In the beautifully made London Road, Olivia Colman joins Anita Dobson, Nicola Sloane and Linzi Hateley as residents of an Ipswich street that becomes the hunting ground for a serial killer.

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Jim Parsons stars as the Almighty in 'An Act of God' by Ronni Reich

NJ's David Javerbaum pens a new take on the Old Testament

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'Jeopardy!' question sheds light on 'Rock of Ages' -- the hymns, not the musical by David Ng

It was the "Jeopardy!" response heard 'round social media. 

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Theater review: 'Satchmo at the Waldorf' at the Wallis Annenberg Center by Margaret Gray

Aeschylus introduced the second actor to Greek plays, adding dialogue, conflict, action — in other words, drama — to what had been a primarily lyrical art form. It seems like a no-braine…

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Playhouse's 'Away' gets longer stay by James Hebert

La Jolla theater extends world-premiere musical again.

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New Fortune maps new season by James Hebert

Young company raising funds for three-play slate during 2015-16.

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Five area theaters land Shubert grants by James Hebert

Old Globe, Playhouse are awarded largest sums.

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5 Industry Updates, Including Some Bad Moms and A Move to Broadway

The entertainment industry is constantly changing, and it's important to stay aware of what’s going on. Want to find out who’s casting? What projects are happening? What’s …

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Joe Manganiello, Bryan Cranston to be at Tony Awards

Starry presents at the Tony Awards include Joe Manganiello, Bradley Cooper and Bryan Cranston.

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‘The Joe D Show’ Episode 12: Betty Buckley by Joe Dziemianowicz

The Joe D Show 12: Betty Buckley talks about “Dark Blue-Eyed Blues,” cutting horses and "Grey Gardens."

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Ruth Wilson, and Infinite Possibilities in "Constellations" by Wnyc

Actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson, along with writer Nick Payne, discuss the play “Constellations.” This story begins with a simple encounter between a man and a woman (Gyllenh…

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"This Is Our Youth" Is Younger Than Ever by Wnyc

Kenneth Lonergan talks about his critically acclaimed play “This Is Our Youth,” set in New York in 1982. He’s joined by Kieran Culkin, who stars in it. The play follows 48 hours i…

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An Unexpected Visit Leads to Conflict, and Desire in "Skylight" by Wnyc

Actors Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy, along with writer David Hare, talk about the new Broadway production of “Skylight.” On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis…

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Matthew Broderick and Micah Stock in "It's Only a Play" by Wnyc

Matthew Broderick and Micah Stock discuss their roles in the Broadway premiere of Terrence McNally’s “It’s Only A Play.” Broderick stars as the playwright Peter Austin, who is anx…

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A Broadway Debut for Sting in "The Last Ship" by Wnyc

16 Grammy winner Sting tells us about his debut as a Broadway composer in "The Last Ship" a new musical inspired by his own childhood. In a close-knit English seafaring town, life revolv…

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Scheming and Suspense "On the Twentieth Century" by Wnyc

Actors Kristin Chenoweth, Peter Gallagher, and director Scott Ellis, discuss the new Broadway production of “On the Twentieth Century.” The Twentieth Century, a luxury coach trave…

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"The Elephant Man" Returns to Broadway by Wnyc

The Elephant Man, based on the real life of Joseph Merrick, is the story of a 19th-century British man who became a star of the traveling freak show circuit. When the renowned Dr. Treves ta…

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Celebrating Achievements, from "Fiddler on the Roof" to the Noble Paperclip by Wnyc

Andrew Bujalski, Guy Pearce and Kevin Corrigan on their new film, “Results." Lyricist Sheldon Harnick on the 50th anniversary of “Fiddler On the Roof.” Paolo Bacigalupi's new novel…

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"Fun Home" Brings Alison Bechdel's Graphic Novel Onstage by Wnyc

Tony winner Michael Cerveris, 3-time Tony nominee Judy Kuhn, and Beth Malone talk about “Fun Home,” the musical based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel of the same name. “Fun H…

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A Taste for Revenge in "The Visit," Starring Chita Rivera by Wnyc

Chita Rivera, playwright Terrence McNally, and songwriter John Kander talk about their new Broadway musical, “The Visit.” It centers on Claire Zachannassian, the world’s wealthie…

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"Wolf Hall" Adapted for the Stage by Wnyc

Ben Miles, Nathaniel Parker, and Lydia Leonard talk about their roles in “Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2.” Adapted from Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize winning novels, Wolf Hall is…

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50 Years of Fiddler on the Roof by Wnyc

Lyricist Sheldon Harnick celebrates the 50th anniversary of “Fiddler On the Roof.” He’ll be presenting “To Life! 50 years of Fiddler on the Roof” at 92Y, in which he’ll go insid…

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Good Puppets Go Bad in "Hand to God" by Wnyc

In "Hand to God," Jason is a shy, inquisitive student who finds an outlet for his burgeoning creativity at the Christian Puppet Ministry in the devoutly religious small town of Cypress, Te…

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Review: Jim Parsons can't save mindless 'An Act of God' by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) -- Latecomers, be warned: Miss the start of the new show at the Studio 54 theater this summer and you will be heckled by no less than God Almighty....

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Bill Irwin proud that 'Show Boat' will sail on movie screens by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) -- If you missed the production of "Show Boat" in San Francisco last summer, you missed something big - 65 singers, actors and dancers onstage and some 47 musicians in the …

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Broadway’s ‘An Act of God’ Makes Jim Parsons Feel Divine by Gordon Cox

With the opening of Broadway comedy “An Act of God,” Jim Parsons joins the venerable pantheon of actors who have taken on the almighty role of, well, The Almighty. “It̵…

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Theater review: Vintage Theatre's "'Night, Mother" is powerful and heartbreaking by Claire Martin

Vintage Theatre's production of Marsha Norman's "'Night, Mother" is compelling, intelligent and, for a story about impending suicide, surprisingly witty.

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Theater Review: Does Jim Parsons, as God, Knock 'Em Dead? by Jesse Green

For all its celebration of personal liberty and countercultural fabulousness, Broadway is actually a fairly God-positive place. Producers are not, after all, in the business of alienating po…

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Kafka on the Shore review – Murakami’s novel becomes a sensuous spectacle by Michael Billington

Barbican, LondonGiant plastic cubes glide around the stage, bringing to life a dream world of Hegel-quoting sex-workers and a cat-seeking holy foolThe great Japanese director Yukio Ninagawa,…

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This week’s new theatre by Mark Cook & Lyn Gardner

Shelter Me | Current Location | The Hook | The Red Lion | Great Expectations | A Damsel In Distress Continue reading...

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This week’s new dance by Judith Mackrell

Coup Fatal | Royal Ballet: Mixed Bill Continue reading...

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The Mother review – Gina McKee is ghost-like in haunting empty nest drama by Lyn Gardner

Ustinov, BathA mother’s depression after her son leaves home is brought to life in a play that veers between reality and hallucination Continue reading...

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This week’s new live comedy by James Kettle

David Cross | Danny Bhoy | Richard Herring Continue reading...

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Review:Marley at curtainup.com by Susan Davidson

By the end of an enjoyable evening, the audience happily gets up and dances in the balcony, in the aisles, even on stage.

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Review:Cagney at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

his small musical about one of Hollywood's favorite tough guys is big on top-drawer acting, choreography and witty direction.

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Meet the schools preparing a new generation of musical theatre writers by Lisa Martland

Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts Far too often the process of creating new musicals is regarded as less significant than the penning

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Your sound and lighting needs under the spotlight by The Stage

The UK theatre and entertainment industry boasts the best sound, lighting and special effects designers in the world, which means the suppliers

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BWW's On This Day - May 29, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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An Act of God: Theater review by David Cote

There aren’t many lies you can tell about God that organized religion hasn’t told already: He is loving; He rewards the faithful; He is a He; and the biggest crock of all—that He exist…

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Just Jim Dale, Vaudeville Theatre, review: 'a twinkle-eyed charmer's nostalgia trip' by Claire Allfree

The Carry On star delivered an enjoyable look back on his career, says Claire Allfree

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'Everything is real': Gloria Estefan on the story behind 'On Your Feet!'

NEW YORK - In the New 42nd Street Studios, where many a Broadway musical is optimistically built from sweat, craft and adrenaline, a small boy named Eduardo Hernandez brushes his way past th…

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Competition: Win a pair of tickets to Now This Is Not The End at the Arcola by Rebekah Ellerby

Now This Is Not The End at the Arcola Theatre A play by Rose Lewenstein. Rebecca Targett Productions in association with Raising Silver Theatre. 3 June – 27 June  “They’re…

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Harvey Fierstein says it's all about healing yourself by Richard Ouzounian

Actor and creator of Torch Song Trilogy, Kinky Boots and Newsies says you can’t hide from yourself.

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Friday, May 29, 2015 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre News: Alison Jiear, Simon Webbe and Gareth Gates star in Three Little Pigs musical

Stiles and Drewe's family show will run at the Palace Theatre this Summer

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The real star of the Tony theatre awards? The British taxpayer by Samuel West

British culture is one of the most successful exports we have – so why is the coalition all-but silent about it? Continue reading...

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Rain Pryor’s FRIED CHICKEN & LATKES to have Limited Off-B'way Run 6/2-6/28 by Nitelife Exchange

RAIN PRYOR’s one-woman autobiographical play, FRIED CHICKEN & LATKES, will have its World Premiere at Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) in Harlem, running Tuesday, June…

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Linda Lavin Starting Over at 54 Below June 4-6 by Dustin Fitzharris

Linda Lavin has always been able to see all of the possibilities life has to offer. Not surprisingly she named her debut album Possibilities based on the song "You've Got Possibilities" she …

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Review: Cagney by Brian Scott Lipton

If you were looking for someone to play Cagney, you simply could not do better than Robert Creighton, the Broadway veteran giving a star-making performance in the title role of the York Thea…

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'Everything is real': Gloria Estefan on the story behind 'On Your Feet!'

In the New 42nd Street Studios, where many a Broadway musical is optimistically built from sweat, craft and adrenaline, a small boy named Eduardo Hernandez brushes his way past the impresari…

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Friday, May 29, 2015 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre News: Stephen Campbell Moore joins Nicole Kidman in Photograph 51

Michael Grandage's production opens at the Noel Coward Theatre in September

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Photos: Derek Jacobi and Mark Gatiss among guests at Just Jim Dale opening night

Carry On star Jim Dale will play a month long run at the Vaudeville

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Review: Kafka on the Shore (Barbican Centre)

The Ninagawa Company adapts the bestselling novel by Haruki Murakami with mixed results

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Kafka on the Shore, Barbican Theatre, review: 'breathtaking' by Jane Shilling

This beguiling adaptation of Haruki Murakami's novel is hard to resist, says Jane Shilling

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With ‘Paper Planet’ and the Toddler Takeover, the Playscape’s the Thing by American Theatre Editors

At a three-day festival led by the Alliance Theatre, and in an Aussie import at the New Victory Theatre, theatre for the very young is growing up fast.

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Barbican and Soho step in to save show cancelled after BAC fire by Georgia Snow

A show by disabled artist Jess Thom, which was cancelled following the fire at Battersea Arts Centre, is to be resurrected after

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REVIEW: Jason Robert Brown In Concert, Royal Festival Hall ✭✭✭✭ by Stephen Collins

By Stephen Collins The unstoppable, extraordinary Cynthia Erivo proved, twice, what a potent combination Brown's music and lyrics can be in the hands of a singer whose voice can electrify ev…

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Friday, May 29, 2015 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre News: How to get £10 tickets for Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet

Further availability for the hotly anticipated production has been announced, find out how to get in on the action

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Cumberbatch's Hamlet: thousands of £10 tickets go on sale by Alice Vincent

One hundred £10 tickets will be released for every performance of the most in-demand show of all time

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NEWS: Expanded Royal Greenwich Festivals to run this summer by James Lillywhite

One of the biggest collections of festivals in country is taking place this summer. The Royal Greenwich Festivals are a collection of events, running until August 31. This includes the Green…

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Nice Girl by Wendy Caster

What does it mean to be a "nice girl"? And is it really a positive label? In Melissa Ross's Nice Girl at the Labyrinth, Jo (the smart and subtle Diane Davis) doesn't feel nice at all. S…

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REVIEW: Just Jim Dale, Vaudeville Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Stephen Collins

By Stephen Collins It is genuinely delightful to be able to report that anyone, child, adult, theatre sceptic or theatre lover, should have no hesitation in snaffling a ticket to the one man…

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Ardal O’Hanlon: ‘I was a nervous wreck before standup shows’ by Interview By Paul Fleckney

The standup, actor and author talks about stage fright, life after Father Dougal, being the son of a politician and how he prefers to snipe from the sidelinesHow much standup do you do now?I…

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Howard Sherman’s US theatre round-up: May 29 by Howard Sherman

Simon Stephens’ Heisenberg premieres at Manhattan Theatre Club While playwright Simon Stephens is British and his new play begins in a UK

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Friday, May 29, 2015 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Stephen Daldry Celebrated by Tina Brown & Friends by Joe Clarke

  Tina Brown, Candice Bergen, Helen Mirren, Diane von Furstenberg and many others were on hand Thursday afternoon at Barbetta to celebrate Stephen Daldry, Tony nominated director for Sk…

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The Theory of Relativity – Review by Jonathan Baz

Drayton Arms Theatre, London***Music & lyrics by Neil BartramBook by Brian HillDirected by Christopher LaneJodie Steele, Simon Bailey, Natasha KarpIt's a brave conceit to fuse art with s…

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Filichia on Friday: ‘May’s Leftovers and June’s Brainteaser’ by Peter Filichia by Peter Filichia

It’s an honor to bring Peter Filichia’s column every week on Kritzerland called ‘Filichia on Friday’ to our readers on DCMetroTheaterArts. This Week: May’s Lefto…

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Theater News: La Mirada Theatre Presents Mary Poppins as Final Show of 2014-15 Season

Performances of the classic musical begin tonight.

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Theater News: Matilda Continues National Tour at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre

The musical, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Dodgers, begins tonight.

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Theater News: Waterfall Makes Its World Premiere at Pasadena Playhouse

The epic new musical starts performances tonight.

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Nice Girl by Theasy.com

Nice Girl Off Broadway, Bank Street Theater, Labyrinth Theater Company Reviewed by Adrienne Urbanski BOTTOM LINE: Strong performances from the cast and a detailed, well-designed set help to…

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Meet the Cast of Providence Players of Fairfax’s ‘The Glass Mendacity’ by Chip Gertzog by Guest Author

Tonight, The Providence Players open The Glass Mendacity, a hilarious comedy parody of some of Tennessee Williams’ most celebrated works: The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire an…

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Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Photo Call: Jim Parsons Is God! An Act of God Opens On Broadway by Joseph Marzullo

The new Broadway comedy An Act of God, starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons in the role of God, officially opened on Broadway May 28 at Studio 54.

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Mark Shenton’s top 50 musicals (30-21) by Mark Shenton

As we wallow in all things musical theatre this week (including a special musical theatre issue of the newspaper, out on May

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Friday, May 29, 2015 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Theater review: 'An Act of God'

Robert Feldberg reviews the new Broadway show starring Jim Parsons as the Supreme Being.

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Theater News: American Repertory Theater Presents the World Premiere Opera Crossing

The production, in association with Music-Theatre Group, begins tonight.

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May’s Leftovers and June’s Brainteaser by Peter Filichia

On my recent Virgin Atlantic flight to London, I perused the in-flight entertainment, and what did I find? A film version of J.B. Priestley’s 1945 play AN INSPECTOR CALLS, revived to great…

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Friday, May 29, 2015 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Video Flash: Meet the Tony Nominees: Lead Actress in a Musical

The lovely ladies of Broadway strut their stuff in these acclaimed roles.

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The Tonys get a glam makeover by Michael Riedel

I’m not one to drop a name, but I was at lunch Thursday with Tina Brown (thump) and Helen Mirren (thump, thump) when it occurred to me how glamorous the...

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FLASH FRIDAY: Don't Forget Me! SMASH Blasts Back To Broadway With BOMBSHELL Actors Fund Concert by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are celebrating the return of SMASH thanks to the big BOMBSHELL Actors Fund Concert coming up.

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Jenifer Lewis Headlines CIRQUE DU 5TH Gala in Seattle Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Multi-talented actress and singer Jenifer Lewis returns to The 5th Avenue Theatre to headline the festivities at Cirque du 5th, the company's 12th Annual A Night at the 5th Gala, set for ton…

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Theater News: Company Set to Play at Bucks County Playhouse

Justin Guarini plays Bobby in the production, which begins tonight.

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Thinking About Theater: Judith Malina and the Award-Season Rush

Amid a frenzy of openings, a radical-theater genius passes.

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STAGE TUBE: THE RESIDUALS Unveil First Season 2 Teaser, New Season 6/16 on BWW! by Stage Tube

On June 16th, the popular webseries THE RESIDUALS will debut its second season exclusively on BroadwayWorld. Now, we have the first look at the season with the first teaser trailer, featurin…

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Playbill Vault’s Today In Theatre History: May 29 by David Gewirtzman and Anne Bradley, Ernio Hernandez

1951 Performer Fanny Brice dies today in Hollywood at age 60. She started in showbiz by winning a series of amateur nights at vaudeville theatres in Brooklyn, then graduated to Burlesque as …

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Photo Special: Twenty-Four Years of Fabulous Fashions at the Tony Awards by Joseph Marzullo

Broadway photographer Joseph Marzullo will be on the red carpet at this year's Tony Awards, marking the 25th consecutive year he's covered the biggest night on Broadway. We offer …

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Broadway Hit Matilda Launches National Tour Tonight in Los Angeles by Adam Hetrick

Bryce Ryness (Hair) stars as Miss Trunchbill in the national tour of Matilda The Musical, which officially launches May 29 in Los Angeles. Young actresses Gabby Gutierrez, Mia Sinclair Jenne…

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Exclusive From The 2015 Tonys Playbill! The “Kid” Filling Your Seat Has an Eye on a Star by Suzy Evans

The American Theatre Wing Theatre Intern Network helps to prepare the next generation for a lifetime of working in the theatre — with a few glamorous perks on the side.

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La Jolla’s World Premiere of Rock Musical Come from Away, With Jenn Colella and Chad Kimball, Begins by Carey Purcell

The world-premiere musical Come from Away, inspired by the story of a small town hosting people on Sept. 11, begins its world-premiere production at California's La Jolla Playhou…

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Mamita’s Diary, Part II: Tony Winner Victoria Clark Offers 27 Tips for Surviving Tony Season by Andrew Gans

Tony Award-winning The Light in the Piazza star Victoria Clark is back on Broadway this season in the revival of the classic Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe musical Gigi in the role …

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Broadway, Here It Comes! Flip Through Bombshell’s Broadway Playbill by Logan Culwell

We've got a special treat for fans of TV's "Smash" today: a fantasy Broadway Playbill for Bombshell starring Megan Hilty–Ivy Lynn, that is.

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Maltby and Shire’s New Romantic Musical Waterfall, Starring Emily Padgett, Premieres Tonight by Robert Viagas

Emily Padgett, who played Daisy Hilton in the Broadway revival of Side Show, leads the cast of of Waterfall, a new romantic musical set during the changing political landscape of Th…

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A Woman’s World: Wolf Hall Stars on Slut Shaming, Sex in the 16th Century and Revenge on Henry VIII by Carey Purcell

The women of Wolf Hall, the dramatization of Thomas Cromwell and King Henry VIII, discuss power and sexuality in the stage story about the Tudors in England.

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Newsmaker you should know / Salsa a passion for Whitehall man, wife by Kathleen Ganster

Jeff Shirey and his wife, Colleen, have an unusual living room. The Whitehall couple have a dance floor and mirrors there so that they can practice their passion — salsa dancing.

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Newsmaker you should know / Derry native portrays boy in 'The Book of Mormon' by Dave Zuchowski

Jake Emmerling of Derry comes from a family of theater buffs. His parents and grandparents have been lifelong fans and their interest in theater was passed down.

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