Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Penny Jackson’s SAFE coming to NYC by Itn Playwright

91 Central Productions presents character-driven contemporary theater relevant to international audiences. The limited Off Broadway engagement of Safe by Penny Jackson will be at the Theatre…

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VIDEO: AVENUE Q Cast Featured In Music Video For Ledinsky's Controversial Donald Trump Song by Michael Dale

With its attention-grabbing title, Swedish singersongwriter Ledinsky's single 'Donald Trump Makes Me Wanna Smoke Crack' has been mounting up controversy and YouTube hits.

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VIDEO: Watch the First Trailer for HURRICANE BIANCA, Featuring Alan Cumming by TV News Desk

The new feature-length comedy HURRICANEBIANCA follows a New York teacher who moves to a small town in Texas, gets fired for being gay, and returns disguised as a mean 'lady' to get revenge o…

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NY Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Cataloger Charles Morrow on Political Satires by Nypl For The Performing Arts

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and re…

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BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Jimmy Bain and More in TREASURE ISLAND at Finger Lakes! by BroadwayWorld TV

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is proud to produce the regional premiere of TREASURE ISLAND, A New Musical for a New Generation. The show opens today, August 24 and runs throughSe…

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: Allegro at curtainup.com-London by Lizzie Loveridge

Thom Southerland's insightful production of this musical rarity from Rodgers and Hammerstein gets its first London showing ever. .

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Marie and Rosetta, with Kecia Lewis and Rebecca Naomi Jones, Begins Tonight by Olivia Clement

Atlantic Theater’s new musical play about a rock-n-roll gospel singer begins previews Off-Broadway.

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Duncan Sheik and Suzanne Vega Will Perform in Concert by Adam Hetrick

The two songwriters collaborated on the Off-Broadway musical Carson McCullers Talks About Love.

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Watch First Trailer for Hurricane Bianca, New Film with Alan Cumming by Andrew Gans

Bianca Del Rio stars in the comedy directed by Matt Kugelman.

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STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of HUNCHBACK at Music Circus - Starring Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More! by Stage Tube

The 2016 Music Circus season concludes with the Northern California premiere of a new musical from the mind ofVictor Hugo, inspired by one of the most epic stories ever told The Hunchback of…

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Ken Levine Pens New Baseball Comedy by Olivia Clement

The Emmy-winning Cheers writer and sportscaster will debut Going…Going…Gone! in Los Angeles.

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#IdentityWeek Will Address Culture, Gender, Race and Sexuality in Theatre by Adam Hetrick

Samuel French, Playbill and HowlRound have partnered to present the four-day panel event that will explore the issues of identity, inclusion and representation onstage and off.

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VIDEO: HAMILTON's Thomas Kail Discusses The Fusion of Theatre and Rap For #BARS Master Class by Michael Dale

Growing up in Northern Virginia, the first song Thomas Kail ever memorized was Slick Rick's rap 'Mona Lisa.' Its narrative about a guy chatting up a woman he meets in a pizza place opened up…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Jimmy Bain and More in TREASURE ISLAND in the Finger Lakes by BroadwayWorld

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival willproduce the regional premiere of TREASURE ISLAND, A New Musical for a New Generation. The show opens tonight, August 24,and runs through Septemb…

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First Folio, 'Culture Of Shakespeare, Coming To UConn's Benton by Susan Dunne

Imagine a world without "Macbeth," "The Taming of the Shrew," "The Tempest" and "Twelfth Night." Imagine a world without "All the world's a stage," "Beware the ides of March," "We are such s…

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Chicago Takes Over Central Park, and Broadway Says Farewell to Three Shows by Olivia Clement

The Know: What not to miss in theatre August 25-September 4.

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Theater News: Beverly Hills, 90210 Musical Heading Off-Broadway

The show comes from the creators of Full House! The Musical and Bayside! The Musical

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Cabaret News: Finding Neverland Veteran Chris Dwan to Lead New Cabaret

Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck is among the special guests who will join the star in Waste of Space at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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You’re Gonna Love Shug: Tony-Winning Dreamgirls Star Jennifer Holliday to Join The Color Purple on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

A new Shug Avery’s comin’ to town, and she is not goin’. Tony and Grammy winner Jennifer Holliday will step into the Broadway revival of The Color Purple. The Dreamgirls fa…

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Trolling Time with...Adam Razavi by Michael Block

Name: Adam RazaviHometown: Lexington, Kentucky (Yes, like the chicken. Yes, we wear shoes. [These are questions I’m asked on a VERY frequent basis])Education: BFA in Musical Theatre from N…

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2016 FringeNYC Review: “Steve Got Raped” by Deb Miller

Relationships are hard. And that goes double if you’re pushing 30, but still haven’t made the psychological and emotional transition from youth to adulthood. In The New Collective’s wo…

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Tim Minchin’s Groundhog Day at the Old Vic – review round-up by Troy Nankervis

Stephen Sondheim may have considered adapting Groundhog Day for musical theatre audiences, but it’s the creative team behind Matilda which has done

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Ticket Prices for the Harry Potter Play May Even Be Crazier Than ‘Hamilton’ by Martha C. White

For this price, it better come with a magic wand.

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Jennifer Holliday to Join Cast of ‘The Color Purple’ by Michael Paulson

She will play Shug Avery, a role initially played by Jennifer Hudson.

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Breaking News: Jennifer Holliday Will Return to Broadway in THE COLOR PURPLE; Heather Headley Set to Depart in October by BroadwayWorld

Beginning performancesTuesday, October 4, Tony and Grammy Award winnerJENNIFER HOLLIDAYwill assume the role of Shug Avery in John Doyle's Tony Award-winning production of the Broadway musica…

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The Queen Returns! Take Your Afternoon Coffee Break with Broadway-Bound Jennifer Holliday by BroadwayWorld

This will mark Holliday's first Broadway show since 2001, when she played Matron Mama Morton in CHICAGO. To celebrate the big news, take your afternoon coffee break with the Broadway legend …

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Sarah Paulson to Play Oscar Winner in Upcoming FX Series by Ruthie Fierberg

Paulson and producer Ryan Murphy team up again for Feud, a new drama series on FX in 2017.

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VIDEO: Austin Pendleton Directs N.C. Hunter's A DAY BY THE SEA For Mint Theater by Michael Dale

Specialists in introducing contemporary audiences to worthy, but neglected plays, The Mint Theater Company's new production will probably be a first introduction for many of its audience mem…

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Hunter Foster Will Helm FAR FROM THE MADDENING CROWD Reading by BroadwayWorld

According to an Equity casting notice, Hunter Foster will direct an upcoming staged reading ofFAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD. The project, which will be presented in November, will feature music…

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Donna McKechnie-Led ICON and More Slated for 2016 New York New Works Theatre Festival by BroadwayWorld

This year's New York New Works Theatre Festival is a must-see This is an opportunity to see original and unseen productions from leading Broadway producers as well as the rising stars of sta…

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Jennifer Holliday Is The Latest Dreamgirl To Sign On For ‘Color Purple’ Stint On Broadway by Jeremy Gerard

Jennifer Holliday, who claimed instant stardom as Effie White in the 1981 premiere of Dreamgirls, will take over the role of chanteuse Shug Avery in the Broadway revival of The Color Purple …

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Theater News: Jennifer Holliday to Join the Cast of Broadway's The Color Purple

The Tony and Grammy winner will step into the role of Shug Avery in John Doyle's production.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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New Shug Avery Is Comin’ to Town: Jennifer Holliday Joins Color Purple by Robert Viagas

The Tony-winning star of the original Dreamgirls returns to Broadway.

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Leslye Headland Likes to Keep It Messy by American Theatre Editors

The playwright discusses her newest play 'The Layover' and why her characters are usually flawed, unhappy people.

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Fuse Theater Review: In New York, A World of Women’s Voices by Arts Fuse Editor

This fledgling stage troupe aspires to raise a call to arms.

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R.J. Julia Hosting Booklover's Dream Day Trip by Carole Goldberg

Reservations are being taken now for Booklover's Dream Day, a chartered bus trip to New York City for a Hachette Book Group's Book Club Brunch on Oct. 22. R.J. Julia Booksellers of Madison i…

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Oh What a Celebration! Kristin Chenoweth Gives Fans a Sneak Peek at The Art of Elegance by Lindsey Sullivan

Rejoicify, theater fans! As previously announced, Kristin Chenoweth will release her new album, The Art of Elegance, on September 23. (Wicked super fans can also enjoy Idina Menzel's idi…

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Odds & Ends: #Ham4Ham Honors Olympian, Smokey Joe’s Cafe Revival Eyes Broadway & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. #Ham4Ham Honors Olympian #Swam4Ham? At #Ham4Ham on August 24, host Rory O'Malley and more Hamilton cast members welcome…

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Instant New York: 11 Moving Fan Performances of ‘She Used to Be Mine’ from ‘Waitress’ by Mfoss

If there is one new show on Broadway that brings out the raw emotion of life, it’s Waitress, much thanks to Sara Bareilles’ Tony-nominated score . One of the songs fans have quic…

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Las Vegas Supports Performing Arts by Admin

Vegas still maintains its status as a hotspot for Broadway musicals, theatrical plays, and live entertainment. Although Performing Arts doesn’t appeal as largely to today’s youth in rela…

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VIDEO: An Inside Look At Recording Kristin Chenoweth's 'The Art Of Elegance' by Michael Dale

Kristin Chenoweth's new album, 'The Art of Elegance,' will have a will have a digital release September 23rd and a physical release on September 30th, 2016.

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Hunter Foster to Direct Staged Reading of New Musical Far from the Madding Crowd by Andrew Gans

The musical is based on the Thomas Hardy novel.

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Film News: The King and I Film Celebrates 60th Anniversary With Returns to Cinemas

The two-day event will be part of Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies' TCM Big Screen Classics series.

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Cabaret News: Stars of Something Rotten!, School of Rock, and More to Share Their Broadway Stories

Todd Buonopane hosts the Feinstein's/54 Below cabaret series.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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STAGE TUBE: Forget #Ham4Ham! Today Was #Swam4Ham with Olympian Maya DiRado by Stage Tube

It was Swam4Ham at today's Ham4Ham lottery, as cast members from Hamilton serenaded Olympian Maya DiRado and gave her some honors of their own, as well as a rendition of our National Anthem.…

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BWW Exclusive World Premiere: Watch Barbra Streisand & Chris Pine Take on MY FAIR LADY on Her ENCORE Album! by BroadwayWorld

Below, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to bring you an exclusive first look at Streisand's track with Hollywood star and Into the Woods veteran Chris Pine- a mashup of 'I'll Be Seeing YouI've Grow…

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Rodgers & Hammerstein's Classic THE KING AND I Film to Return to Cinemas by BroadwayWorld

It's time to whistle a happy tune Rodgers amp Hammerstein's classic movie musical The King and I will return to movie theaters for two days only, as part of Fathom Events and Turner Classic …

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Blogs: Sarah Crompton: It wasn't a vintage Edinburgh, but I had plenty of highlights

Sarah Crompton chooses her highlights of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year

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Waitress CD Signing and Performance Sold Out at B&N by Sandi Durell

  The CD release performance and signing of the mega hit WAITRESS, starring Tony Award winner Jesse Mueller (Beautiful) who was also nominated for a Tony Award for her starring role …

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Top 10 Off-Broadway Shows for Fall 2016 by Amy Sapp

When the temperatures begin to dip and the leaves transform into shades of maroon and tangerine, the marquees Off-Broadway similarly change to showcase a new lineup of shows. Unlike Broadway…

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They Drink It In The Congo, Almeida Theatre, review: 'A rich mess and a bold sprawl' by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

The Almeida addressed the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo a few years back when it staged the European premiere of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning Ruined. Adam Brace…

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Olympic Gold Medalist Sings at Latest #Ham4Ham by Robert Viagas

Swimmer Maya DiRado sings the National Anthem at Hamilton.

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Broadway Sings The Beatles by Sandi Durell

  by Monica Charline Brown   BroadwayBox’s most anticipated show of the month. Broadway Sings’ twelfth concert over the course of four years. A trip to the Highline Ballroom I …

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Theater News: Full Casting Announced for David Hare's Plenty, Starring Rachel Weisz and Corey Stoll

Emily Bergl, Byron Jennings, and more will also appear in the Public Theater's revival of the Tony-nominated drama.

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Review: Broadway Bounty Hunter

Annie Golden plays a mirror image of herself in a musical version of a fever dream.

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Theater News: The Boys From Syracuse to Receive Free Concert Performance in Boston

The revamped Rodgers and Hart musical will perform at the DCR Memorial Hatch Shell.

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Casting Announced ‘Plenty’ by Newsdesk

THE PUBLIC THEATER ANNOUNCES COMPLETE CASTING FOR DAVID HARE’S ACCLAIMED PLENTY First Major New York Revival Directed by David Leveaux Performances Begin October 4 August 24, 2016 – …

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Edinburgh Fringe: Eugene & Elvis by Thom Dibdin

Tender: Affecting and emotional, Charles Hindley's Eugene & Elvis at Silk is a rawly human musing on love, loss, family ties and the healing power of music.

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STAGE TUBE: Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Charlie Williams?Help Fialta Celebrate Summer with 'Be Someone' Music Video! by Stage Tube

Indie Band Fialta has just released anew music video directed and choreographed by Broadway's Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Charlie Williamsand featuring Broadway dancers from Matilda, She Loves …

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PHOTO FLASH: FROZEN's Robert Lopez Plays 'Let It Go' As Marie's Crisis Crowd Sings Along by Michael Dale

The Oscar-winning songwriting team of Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez joined the fun at the Greenwich Village piano bar.

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BWW Contest: Win A Signed Copy of Norbert Leo Butz's 'GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS' by Bww Contests

BroadwayWorld is giving one of our lucky readers a chance to win a signed copy of the upcoming album GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS, recorded live at 54 Below

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U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Applauded by Broadway's 'Hamilton' by The Associated Press

The Final Five — Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Madison Kocian and Laurie Hernandez — saw the production and met the cast on Tuesday night.read more

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Canuck Downunder: Fringe by Jk Clarke

        by MR Anderson   Jess’s brother died. A victim of this sudden and tragic loss, she attempts to move on. She moves to NYC to pursue her dreams, she talks to…

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House/Amongst the Reeds review – promising new work, not fully finished by Lyn Gardner

Assembly George Square, EdinburghPlays by Somalia Seaton and Chino Odimba are strongly performed, but would have benefited from time in developmentTheatres can endlessly develop playwrights …

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Bushwig, Annual Drag Festival, Changes Location by Andrew Gans

The fifth annual event relocates from Brooklyn to Queens.

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Review: FringeNYC 2016: Algorithmism; ChipandGus; Colorblind'd

This is TheaterMania's fourth and final review roundup from the 2016 New York International Fringe Festival.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Artemisia Call for Female-driven Plays by Bt

>Now accepting submission from playwrights who reside in the greater Chicago area to be considered for fall festival 2017>Six plays are chosen for staged readings from which the audien…

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CMT Announces Premiere Dates for MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, NASHVILLE & More by TV News Desk

CMT today revealed the premiere dates for its 2017 scripted series including Nashville, Million Dollar Quartet working title and Still The King, marking the biggest scripted slate in the net…

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PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN, Co-Written by Teens, to Conclude Rolling World Premiere in NYC by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company and Education at Roundabout have just announced that the Repertory High School for Theatre Arts in New York City will present the New York premiere of PROSPECT HIG…

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Tony Yazbeck, Will Blum & More Will Join Chris Dwan in WASTE OF SPACE at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

FEINSTEIN'S54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Chris Dwan in 'Waste of Space' onTuesday, September 6th 2016. With standout performances both on and off Broadway, Chris Dwan Finding Ne…

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Photo Coverage: WAITRESS Company Signs Cast Albums at Barnes & Noble! by Walter McBride

Just yesterday, Tony-winning starJessie MuellerandGrammy-nominated composerlyricistSara Bareillesand the cast of WAITRESS stopped byManhattan's Upper East Side Barnes amp Noble 150 E. 86th S…

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Josh Grisetti, Julie Halston, Jessica Hendy and More Set for BROADWAY STORIES This September by BroadwayWorld

Feinstein's54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents BROADWAY STORIES on April 23rd, 2016 at 1130pm.

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Looking for Adventurous Theater? Try the Dream Up Festival by Steven McElroy

This program at Theater for the New City will include 19 new works from American and international companies. It runs through Sept. 18.

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See Who’s Joining Rachel Weisz in the Public’s Revival of Plenty by Olivia Clement

The award-winning, post-World War II drama will be directed by five-time Tony nominee David Leveaux this fall.

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Michael Feinstein & Marilyn Maye Make Magic by Sandi Durell

      By Sandi Durell       The forever boyish and humorous Michael Feinstein was on fire August 23 at his namesake Feinstein’s/54 Below in Summertime Swing. Ah, yes…

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Prospect High: Brooklyn to Have New York Premiere Next Month by Olivia Clement

Jersey Boys' Daniel Robert Sullivan co-wrote the play, which has been seen in high schools around the country.

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The Waitress Cast Hits the Books, Brandon Victor Dixon Suits Up for Hamilton & More Piping Hot Shots! by Lindsey Sullivan

It may be Christmas in August for the Radio City Rockettes, but the Great White Way summer is still heating up! With Broadway BFF reunions and new gigs for some of our longtime faves, dig in…

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The Broadway.com Show: Lin-Manuel Miranda Dives into The Little Mermaid, Wicked's Hot New Fiyero, Idina Menzel's Killer Video & More by Broadway.com

This week, we talk about Lin-Manuel Miranda teaming up with Alan Menken for a live-action Little Mermaid, count down the most anticipated fall Broadway shows, swoon over Wicked's Michael…

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Complete Casting Set for Revival of David Hare's Plenty, Starring Rachel Weisz, Off-Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We now have complete casting for the first major New York revival of David Hare’s Plenty. Directed by David Leveaux and featuring the previously announced Rachel Weisz and Corey Stoll,…

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Changing the Script for Women Directors: Diane Paulus and Liesl Tommy by HowlRound

By Carey Purcell. Carey Purcell talks to Diane Paulus and Liesl Tommy about all women creative teams.

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Melissa Errico Will Return to Feinstein’s/54 Below by Michael Gioia

The Tony nominee will play an engagement at the cabaret venue this September.

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Edinburgh Fringe: Lady Rizo/Lili La Scala by Johnny Fox

From the moment she processes onto the stage, fairy-lit umbrella held aloft, in what can only be described as a ‘gown’, to the strains of Yair Evnine’s electric cello, you know you are…

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Theater News: Broadway's Chicago Set for Central Park SummerStage Performance

The current cast will take part in the free performance.

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Review: Imprisoned, Barons Court Theatre by James Bell

Imprisoned, two monologues written by Marie Hale and directed by Kasia Różycki and Hugh Allison, are nothing short of astonishing, both in terms of their conceptual basis and the power of …

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Review: 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, The Globe by Fergus Morgan

Emma Rice’s work is theatrical marmite. You either love it or hate it. For some, her productions for Kneehigh were endlessly innovative, relentlessly entertaining breaths of fresh air.…

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Rollout of Proposed Fix for the AEA/99-Seat Theater Dispute by Steven Morris

Talk about Community: Essentially all of Los Angeles’ small theater scene turned out Monday for the LA STAGE Alliance-hosted town hall at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, moderated by that…

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Fringe Review: Black and Blue, NYPD vs. Black Lives Matter by New York Theater

Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins used to refer to the city as a gorgeous mosaic. That phrase came to mind for a couple of reasons while I watched “Black and Blue,” an ultimately …

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Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Will Get Intimate Staging in Chicago by Michael Gioia

Two world premieres and two Chicago premieres make up the 2016-17 season at Chicago’s Pride Films and Plays.

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Theater News: Repertory High School for Theatre Arts to Present Prospect High: Brooklyn

The play is completing its rolling world premiere with this production at Roundabout's Black Box Theatre.

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Theater News: Bess Wohl's Small Mouth Sounds Extends Return Engagement

Rachel Chavkin directs the production at the Pershing Square Signature Center.

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Theater News: Daphne Rubin-Vega to Lead Quiara Alegría Hudes' Miss You Like Hell

The world premiere musical at La Jolla Playhouse is created by Hudes and songwriter Erin McKeown.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Melissa Errico to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with FUNNY! I'M A WOMAN WITH CHILDREN by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award-nominated singer amp actress Melissa Errico Amour, White Christmas, My Fair Lady, High Society, who is set to star in Irish Repertory Theatre's fall production of Finian's Rainbow…

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Michael Urie and Robin De Jesus to Star in HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA World Premiere by BroadwayWorld

Labyrinth Theater Company presents the world premiere of Homos, Or Everyone in American October 20-November 27 by Jordan Seavey. Homos, Or Everyone in American, directed by Mike Donahue and …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:50AM

Kerrigan-Lowdermilk's THE BAD YEARS Gets Immersive Workshop in Brooklyn by BroadwayWorld

Broadway storytelling meets immersive spectacle in the workshop of the innovative house party musical THE BAD YEARS by Kerrigan amp Lowdermilk. THE BAD YEARS returns to Brooklyn after a sold…

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June Ballinger's REMEMBRANCE DAY Will Premiere on 9/11 by BroadwayWorld

13th Street has - once again - become synonymous with cutting-edge powerful pieces focusing on the human experience. The latest is a great work of drama about one of the unsung heroes of his…

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Photo Coverage: From Rio to Broadway- The Final Five US Women's Gymnastics Team Visits HAMILTON! by Walter McBride

Last night, the U.S. gold medal-winning Women's Gymnastics team, who dubbed themselves 'The Final Five,' hit the room where it happens, Broadway's Hamilton

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Edinburgh Fringe: Tank by Laura Kressly

Like their debut production The Beanfield, Breach Theatre’s second show Tank recreates a contentious historical event in a distinctive meta-theatrical mashup up forms and styles. In the 19…

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Lunt and Fontanne: The Celestials of Broadway by Sandi Durell

  An informative, but not particularly effervescent account of one of theater’s legendary acting couples.     By Joel Benjamin   Even though there are few people alive who …

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WATCH: Giuseppe Bausilio of ‘Cats’ Reveals His Favorite Feline Songs by Amy Sapp

Giuseppe Bausilio joined NewYork.com backstage at the Neil Simon Theatre during previews of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats to uncover his favorite songs from this long-awaited revival. G…

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Author Launches Campaign to Save Harlem Home of Langston Hughes by Andrew Gans

The brownstone was home to the late author of Black Nativity and Simply Heaven.

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Shortlist Announced for 2016 Edinburgh Comedy Awards by BroadwayWorld

Shortlists have been announcedfor the 2016 lastminute.com EdinburghComedy Awards.

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Mormon Star Nic Rouleau on Why He Deserves a Trophy, That Time He Had Plastic Hair & Switching Lives with Gavin Creel by Broadway.com

Nic Rouleau, the long-running star of The Book of Mormon, chats about his five-years in the sold-out hit musical, his previous gig on the Disney Cruise Line, his bestie Ben Platt and more.

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Theatre News: Mark Thomas wins The Stage Special Award

The comedian has been recognised for 'sustained excellence' at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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Watch Joshua Henry Sing Acoustic “Reynolds Pamphlet” by Robert Viagas

He recently assumed the role of Aaron Burr in the Broadway musical Hamilton.

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Edinburgh Comedy Awards nominations include James Acaster and Nish Kumar by Matthew Hemley

James Acaster, Nish Kumar and Richard Gadd have been nominated for this year’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards. All three are for best comedy

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John Gallagher, Jr. Will Go It Solo at Joe’s Pub by Michael Gioia

The Tony-winning actor hasn’t played the downtown venue since 2008; he’ll return next month.

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RAISED ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF SENIOR SOUS CHEF JAMES KERWIN by Michael J. Roberts

Raised, An Urban Rooftop Bar, one of Chicago’s hottest rooftop destinations at 1 W. Wacker [...]

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Robin De Jesús and Michael Urie to Star in Homos, Or Everyone in America by Olivia Clement

The stars learn how to live and love in New York in the world-premiere play by Jordan Seavey.

Linked From Playbill at 11:17AM

Facing the Music: A Conversation with Patricia Routledge by Edward Seckerson

Patricia Routledge trained not only as an actress but also as a singer and had considerable experience and success in musical theatre, both in this country and in the United States of Americ…

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Drink, Drugs And Homosexuality Feature In New Old Red Lion Production by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You, a new one-act  play developed out of The Minaturist’s 10th Birthday last November, will be presented at Th…

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Sadiq Khan to appoint ‘night tsar’ for London culture by Georgia Snow

London mayor Sadiq Khan has begun the process of appointing a ‘night tsar’ for the capital, who will develop a vision for

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Renowned theatre supplier fined £40k after lorry driver is crushed by David Hutchison

A renowned theatre supplier has been ordered to payout almost £40,000 after a lorry driver was crushed by falling canvases. Founded in

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Savion Glover to Choreograph on Upcoming Episode of So You Think You Can Dance by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-winning hoofer choreographs a routine for the FOX reality show.

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20at20: Discount Off-Broadway Tickets Returns! by Matthew Wexler

The Off Broadway Alliance has announced that its hugely popular semi-annual ticket promotion 20at20, will return from September 5th to September 25, 2016.  20at20 makes $20 tickets avai…

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Edinburgh comedy awards 2016: the nominees in full by Brian Logan

Eight comedy shows are in the running for the prestigious prize at the Edinburgh festival, with James Acaster receiving a fifth consecutive nominationA confessional show about sexual assault…

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Lineup Announced for CHICAGO's Free SummerStage Concert by BroadwayWorld

On Wednesday, August 31st, the cast of Broadway's Longest Running American Musical will celebrate its 20th Year on Broadway with a free concert at SummerStage in Central Park.

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Photo Coverage: Brandon Victor Dixon Poses Backstage After HAMILTON Debut! by Walter McBride

Two-time Tony Award nomineeBrandon Victor Dixonjustmade his debut as Aaron Burr in the musicalHamilton on Broadway last night, August 23. BroadwayWorld was on hand for his big night and you …

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Theater News: Broadway's Robin De Jesús and Michael Urie to Star in New Jordan Seavey Play

Labyrinth Theater Company to present Homos, Or Everyone in American.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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BroadwayCon Is Coming! How to Book Your Hotel by Playbill Staff

The event that bring fans and Broadway stars together returns January 27-29, 2017, with an expanded slate of programming at the Javits Center.

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Daphne Rubin-Vega Tapped for Miss You Like Hell Musical by Olivia Clement

La Jolla Playhouse will stage the world premiere by Quiara Alegría Hudes and Erin McKeown.

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Hot Clip of the Day: Start Your Day in the Merry Old Land of Oz, by Way of Salem, OR

Who doesn't want a little Wizard of Oz moment to start their day?

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Waitress Cast Sings and Signs at Barnes and Noble by Monica Simoes

Tony winner Jessie Mueller, composer Sara Bareilles and the cast of Waitress gathered for a CD signing and performance on August 24 at Barnes and Noble.

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Meet the Cast of Hard Bargain’s ‘Radio Golf’: Part 4: Mack Leoman by Joel Markowitz

In Part 4 of interviews with the cast of Hard Bargain Players’ Radio Golf, meet Mack Leoman. Joel: Please tell our readers where they may have seen you appear on our local stages and the…

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Stage Tube: STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo Shows Off His Broadway Voice With 'Bring Him Home' by Nora Dominick

Gaten Matarazzo is best known to Broadway audiences as the original Gavroche in the recent revival of LES MISERABLES. Below, Gaten shows off his love for all things Les Mis as he belts the f…

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Review: FringeNYC 2016: Dementia Americana; The Radicalization of Rolfe; At the Crossroads

This is TheaterMania's second review roundup from the 2016 New York International Fringe Festival.

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VIDEO: Jessie Mueller, Sara Bareilles and WAITRESS Cast Members Perform at CD Signing by Michael Dale

Grammy-nominated composerlyricistSara Bareilles, who made her Broadway debut last season with her Tony-nominated score for the hit musical WAITRESS, hosted a sampler of songs from the show a…

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Hamilton Documentary Sets Premiere at New York Film Festival by Robert Viagas

Hamilton's America goes backstage at the show's creation.

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Broadway Shows Will Perform During Grand Central’s Summer Send-Off by Andrew Gans

Attendees can expect free performances from the casts of Something Rotten! and Kinky Boots.

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THE BURNT PART BOYS – Park Theatre by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

The stage is set beautifully. A gathering of men, singing to the sky, tell of the distant depths they travel to for their work, and their hopes of returning to the surface to see the sun onc…

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Encompass Will Honor Terrence McNally, Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens by Andrew Gans

A Musical Salute! will be presented in October.

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Theatre News: Edinburgh Comedy Awards shortlists announced

This year's Edinburgh Comedy Awards shortlists include Richard Gadd, Al Porter and Nish Kumar

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Review: Edinburgh review: Angel (Gilded Balloon)

A remarkable one-woman show about a legendary Kurdish woman sniper at the Edinburgh Fringe

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WICKED'S Emma Hatton Set to Perform Solo Cabaret Show SONGBIRD Live at Zedel This Fall by Nora Dominick

Known and loved by thousands for her portrayal of the iconic character Elphaba in the West End hit Wicked, Emma Hatton brings her timeless vocals to Live at Zedel based at Crazy Coqs on 28 O…

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Meet the Cast of Hard Bargain’s ‘Radio Golf’: Part 3: DeJeanette Horne by Joel Markowitz

In Part 3 of interviews with the cast of Hard Bargain Players’ Radio Golf, meet DeJeanette Horne. Joel: Please tell our readers where they may have seen you appear on our local stages a…

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Not A Catfish: ‘Connections: A Craigslist Musical’ Heads Off Broadway by Amy Sapp

There have been musicals about found paper messages (Found) and personal ads (Personals), so it be no surprise that a show inspired by Craigslist will soon open Off-Broadway. Missed Connecti…

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Alison Fraser and Robert Cuccioli Set for Project Shaw Double Bill by Andrew Gans

The Tony nominees will star in readings of Interlude at the Playhouse and Farewell to the Theatre.

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Mark Thomas wins The Stage Special Award in Edinburgh by Matthew Hemley

Comedian, activist and theatremaker Mark Thomas has won The Stage Special Award at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The prize celebrates sustained

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Edinburgh Fringe: The Gingerbread Lady by Thom Dibdin

Emotional: Convincing portrayals and realistic emotions are a feature of the Makars' production of Neil Simon's The Gingerbread Lady at the Royal Scots Club.

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Alison Fraser and Robert Cuccioli Set to Headline FAREWELL TO THEATRE and INTERLUDE AT THE PLAYHOUSE by BroadwayWorld

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 11th Season when it presents its 116th concert presentation with a double bill…

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VIDEO: Watch Broadway Alum Brian Justin Crum Advance to Semi Finals of AMERICA'S GOT TALENT by TV News Desk

Broadway alum Brian Justin Crum delivered another showstopping performance on last night's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT to advance to the semi-final round

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They Drink It in the Congo review – rumba dancing and death threats in a risky jamboree by Michael Billington

Almeida, LondonAdam Brace’s ambitious show addresses the paradox of celebrating a country’s culture while ignoring its political realitiesYou have to admire the ambition of Adam Brace. I…

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The Maxamoo Podcast Reviews the 2016 NY International Fringe Festival by Maxamoo

Lindsay, Jose and Liz sampled the 200 offerings at the 2016 New York International Fringe Festival and we enjoyed it This year's festival played host to nearly 200 shows ranging in style fro…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/24/16- OKLAHOMA! by Stage Tube

Today in 1980, the second Broadway revival of Oklahoma closed at the Palace Theatre, where it ran for 293 performances. Oklahoma is the first musical written by the team of composer Richard …

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History Has Its Eyes on Them - U.S. Olympic Gymnasts Visit Broadway's HAMILTON by Caryn Robbins

Last night, the U.S. gold medal-winning women's gymnastics team, who dubbed themselves 'The Final Five,' hit the room where it happens, Broadway's HAMILTON

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CIRCUS DIARIES at #edfringe: Bedtime Stories by Upswing by Katharine Kavanagh

The Underbelly’s Circus Hub on the Meadows in Edinburgh’s Fringe seems to be the perfect venue for a children’s show. Bright colours surround the two venues (one big top, one Spiegelte…

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by Susan Grace

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Interview with Chukwudi Iwuji: "Hamlet," Public Theater Mobile Unit by Beth Herstein

Iwuji is thrilled that through this production Hamlet will be performed for people who may not be familiar with Shakespeare's works, and for those in reduced circumstances and in prison for …

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Young performer shines in Mustard Seed's 'Kinderstransport' by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Mustard Seed opens its new season with an outstanding cast.

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Caro Emerald musical to star former EastEnders actor Jonny Labey by Matthew Hemley

Former EastEnders actor Jonny Labey is to star in a concert staging of a new musical featuring the songs of Caro Emerald.

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Cabaret September-October Listings by Sandi Durell

      by Sandi Durell   The falling leaves . . . well, not yet, but soon as we ready for a full Fall season of entertainment in the clubs and cabarets of New York City. O…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Fossils by Johnny Fox

Not much you see at the Edinburgh Fringe looks totally ready for London. But this does – ideal for Park 90, Trafalgar Studios 2 or Hampstead Downstairs.

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Letters of the week by The Stage

Olympic model may not suit arts I like a bold challenge (Editor’s view: Will success in Rio inspire arts funding change?, August

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Diary: Age no barre-ier to going en pointe by Tabard

God loves a trier. Tabard does too. And he has nothing but respect for one 71-year-old, by the name of Doreen Pechey.

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Diary: Offstage fright at The Woman in Black by Tabard

It’s tempting to think of the West End’s long-running plays as creaky outdated relics, and indeed, that’s how they’re too often described.

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Scene Around: August 25 by The Stage

The latest first night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include the first nights for Jungle

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Julie Nesrallah brings Carmen on Tap to Lula Lounge by Trish Crawford

Mezzo-soprano and CBC host sees title character of Bizet opera as a soul sister.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Blow Off review – a dynamite hour of sexual politics by Lyn Gardner

Traverse, EdinburghJulia Taudevin teams up with three musicians in an explosive piece of gig theatre about a woman who decides to blow the patriarchy sky-highWhy aren’t women angrier? What…

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London notebook: Stunning production The Deep Blue Sea (review) by Christopher Henley

The Deep Blue Sea is a wonderful play by Terence Rattigan, with a wonderful lead role for a woman. Helen McCrory is a wonderful actor who takes full advantage of the opportunities the part …

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NEWS: Felicity Kendal stars in A Room with a View tour before West End by Press Releases

Felicity Kendal stars in A Room with a View, adapted from EM Forster's novel by Simon Reade and directed by Adrian Noble. Full cast is now announced for the production which opens for a two-…

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THE COMEDY OF ERRORS – Gray’s Inn Hall by Jonathan Baz

Sixteenth century farce that, unlike much of Shakespeare's work, barely skirts around the human condition, doesn't easily stand up to modern scrutiny. The Comedy Of Errors is an implausible …

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Blogs: Confessions of a Fringeoholic: We're all a bit tired now

It's the last few days of the Fringe, so let's try to make them the best yet, says Katie Brennan

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Review: Edinburgh review: House/Amongst the Reeds (Assembly George Square)/One Hundred Homes (Summerhall)

Thought-provoking shows from Clean Break and Yinka Kuitenbrouwer at the Edinburgh Fringe

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with THE DONMAR SHAKESPEARE TRILOGY by Marianka Swain

The Donmar will break out beyond its Covent Garden home, opening a new, in-the-round, 420-seat temporary theatre at King's Cross in association with Theatre Tracks, immediately adjacent to K…

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Six-month Extension For Cryptic City Trail MORIARTY'S GAME by Marianka Swain

Due to overwhelming public demand MORIARTY'S GAME, which was due to end in September, announces a six-month extension, booking until 1st March 2017. Tickets are now available, throwing open …

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AND THEN COME THE NIGHTJARS Embarks On UK Tour by Marianka Swain

And Then Come The Nightjars, the critically acclaimed play by Bea Roberts, will be touring the UK from 14th-22nd October 2016. Directed by Paul Robinson My Mother Said I Never Should, Land O…

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The Most Swankified Club – Feinstein’s/ 54 below by Joy

Feinstein's/54 Below books only great talent and has excellent food and cocktails - all the ingredients necessary to have an outstanding evening in midtown Manhattan.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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BWW's On This Day - August 24, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Photo Flash: First Look at Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More in HUNCHBACK at Music Circus by BroadwayWorld

The 2016 Music Circus season concludes with the Northern California premiere of a new musical from the mind ofVictor Hugo, inspired by one of the most epic stories ever told The Hunchback of…

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NEWS: Kerry Ellis-led Murder Ballad extends West End booking to 3 Dec by Emma Clarendon

The UK premiere of American musical Murder Ballad will now play at the Arts Theatre until 3 December 2016, having previously been booking until 29 October 2016. With Kerry Ellis, Norman Bowm…

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Theatre News: Immersive Sherlock Holmes event Moriarty's Game extends through to 2017

The trail across London asks teams of four to solve various puzzles

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Review: Review: Little Shop of Horrors (New Wimbledon Theatre)

Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's cult classic is currently touring the UK

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BWW Review: THEY DRINK IT IN THE CONGO, Almeida Theatre, 23 August 2016 by Marianka Swain

How long does it take to cover the complex problems in the Congo, AKA the most dangerous place in the world Adam Brace's play has a semi-joking educational sequence that attemptsit in four a…

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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New Sondheim Musical: “The Music Was Gorgeous” by Robert Viagas

The show had a private reading last week, with the working title Buñuel.

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Equity hails ‘historic’ Diamond TV equality monitoring project by Georgia Snow

Equity has welcomed the launch of broadcast equality monitoring project Diamond, claiming it will hold the television industry to account on diversity

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Audition travel expenses guidelines aim to cut repeat callbacks by Matthew Hemley

Guidelines outlining what audition expenses actors are entitled to have been issued by Equity, in a move the union hopes will reduce

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Theatre company sets up home in 12th-century Northamptonshire abbey by David Hutchison

A new theatre company will take residency in a 12th-century abbey in Northamptonshire when it reopens following a £6 million restoration in

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TheatreFirst’s Bold Third Act by Sam Hurwitt

Longtime East Bay company TheatreFirst reinvents itself with a bold new mission.

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The Moor the Merrier by Sam Hurwitt

Three local companies present three very different takes on Othello this summer.

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Rancho Capulet by Sam Hurwitt

We Players puts the audience to work with a site-specific Old West Romeo and Juliet.

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A Musical Waistland by Sam Hurwitt

If you have a craving for a musical revue of pop songs with new lyrics about weight loss, boy do we have the show for you!

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THEY DRINK IT IN THE CONGO – Almeida Theatre by Aleks Sierz

New play about Africa’s deadliest conflict is more of a heroic failure than a successful drama.

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Trigger Alert: Steve Got Raped by Jk Clarke

      by MR Anderson   But, hear me out, it works.   Yes, it’s an eye-catching title. I’ve heard it called “unacceptable,” “a trigger,” and “rude,” b…

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Theatre News: Full casting announced for the UK tour of Ghost

Jacqui Dubois will play Oda Mae Brown

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: @WayneBrady Back to Bway? @MissSaigonUK to US Cinemas & @JessicaVosk to Defy Gravity on @WICKED_Musical Tour! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday,…

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Murder Ballad Extends Booking Period, Now Booking To 3rd December

Murder Ballad, starring Kerry Ellis, Ramin Karimloo, Victoria Hamilton – Barritt and Norman Bowman, extends booking period to December 3rd at The Arts Theatre. Completing the cast are…

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Harrison Knights, trans musical-theatre actor: 'I just couldn't play female roles' by Kate Lyons

One of the first young transgender performers in UK musical theatre talks about singing in the gender-bending first world war show Brass and the support of his parents who are both priestsWh…

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LA v Equity enters Act III by Tracey Paleo

It’s been 2 years since this story began: After a Prologue of ReImagine LA activity, followed by Equity engagement with the  Los Angeles theater community via survey, focus groups, an…

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Review: Review: They Drink It in the Congo (Almeida Theatre)

Adam Brace's new play is a smart, messy, funny look at charity and the shocking conflict in the Congo

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Soapbox: Post-audition radio silence is professionally disrespectful by Soapbox

I just want to be clear from the start – this issue is not about sour grapes or resentment or bitterness over

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, New Wimbledon Theatre, 23 August 2016 by Aliya Al-Hassan

It is rare that you might see a Jewish florist, a sadistic dentist and a giant singing, flesh-eating plant on the same stage, but in Little Shop of Horrors, this is all part of the show.

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A sneak peek inside the Dream Lover rehearsal room by Erin James

Australian audiences will have the chance to witness the birth of a brand new musical next month when David Campbell takes to the stage as legendary performer Bobby Darin in Dream Lover at S…

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Review: A Great Bite by Michael Block

By Michael Block Through brilliant storytelling, The Vampire’s Last Bite tells the fantastical tale of a young boy who sets out on an adventure to discover the truth about his family.…

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Competition: Win tickets to Counting Stars at Theatre Royal Stratford East by The Stage

Win tickets to Counting Stars at Theatre Royal Stratford East by award-winning playwright Atiha Sen Gupta between 26th August and the 15th

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Survey: How Did Changing Jobs Work Out For You? by Drew McManus

I’m going to extend a bit of editorial privilege here and muscle my way into publishing back-to-back posts. Job satisfaction among arts administrators is a topic near and dear to my heart …

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Coaching and tuition: Look no further for a top tutor by The Stage

The quantity and quality of performance coaching and tuition in the UK is extraordinarily high, so the problem is not one of

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Spotlight On...Justin Phillips by Michael Block

Name: Justin PhillipsHometown: Pittsburgh, PAEducation: William Esper Studio, St. John's UniversitySelect Credits: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Macbeth, The Christians, D…

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Review: Losing Faith by Michael Block

By Michael BlockIn Zoe Kamil's weighty #blessed, the discussion of rape is brought to light through the lens of faith. Despite being an important topic, the play doesn't offer anything we ha…

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Natasha Tripney’s Edinburgh picks: August 24 by Natasha Tripney

We’re in the final stretch now: coffee for blood and eyes like tar pits.  I’ll sleep for a week when I get

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Mark Shenton: Highlights of the 2016 New York theatre calendar on Broadway and beyond by Mark Shenton

I’ve already written here about the shows I’m looking forward to in London over the coming months. Now I’m casting my eyes longingly

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Flyman: We must introduce teenagers to the skills needed for theatre jobs by Flyman

Ask a theatre electrician how she or he got interested in lighting and as often as not they will tell you that

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Meet the Cast of Hard Bargain’s ‘Radio Golf’: Part 2: Baakari Wilder by Joel Markowitz

In Part 2 of interviews with the cast of Hard Bargain Players’ Radio Golf, meet Baakari Wilder. Joel:  Please tell our readers where they may have seen you appear on our local stages and…

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Review: Once Upon a Time... by Michael Block

By Kaila M. StokesLittle Stories is a breath of fresh air in regards to comedic folklore in NYC. The plot was interesting from the description so one had high hopes. The show began with a mi…

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Spotlight On...Meghan Rose by Michael Block

Name: Meghan RoseHometown: LaCrescent, MNEducation: University of Wisconsin - Madison (Communications Arts)Favorite Credits:  Music Director, Bare: A Pop Opera (I’ve never acted in a …

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Nassim Soleimanpour Skypes in Live WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT Chat at Drama Book Shop Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The Drama Book Shop welcomes producers Tom Kirdahy and Devlin Elliott for a discussion about the new off-Broadway sensation White Rabbit Red Rabbit. Playwright Nassim Soleimanpour will Skype…

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Stars of WICKED, SOMETHING ROTTEN! and KINKY BOOTS Set for Grand Central's Summer Send-Off, Starting Today by BroadwayWorld

Grand Central Terminal invites visitors and commuters to a three-day event -- 'Grand Central Summer Send-Off' -- featuring free, family-friendly entertainment in Vanderbilt Hall, today, Augu…

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Andrew Lippa-Led THE LIFE OF THE PARTY Opens Tonight at TheatreWorks by BroadwayWorld

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 47th season will feature American Premiere of the surprise London hit, THE LIFE OF THE PARTY, running tonight, August 24, throughSeptember 18, starring Tony Awa…

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New TREASURE ISLAND Musical Opens Tonight in the Finger Lakes by BroadwayWorld

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival presents the regional premiere of TREASURE ISLAND, A New Musical for a New Generation. The show opens tonight, August 24, and runs through September…

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Fringe NYC 2016 Reviews by Maxamoo

Lindsay, Jose and Liz sampled the 200 offerings at the 2016 New York International Fringe Festival and we enjoyed it! We discuss:  Iphigenia Among the Taurians adapted from Euripides (2:1…

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Free Outdoor Event Freespace Happening Returns to HK in September by Claire Bouchara

Freespace Happening, Hong Kong's free outdoor event, will return on September 11 to the Central Lawn of the Nursery Park. Organized by the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCD…

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STAGE TUBE: Orlando Shakespeare Theatre Presents WEST SIDE STORY COVER BATTLE by Stage Tube

From the Theater that brought you 2014's 'Les Miserables Flash Mob' and 2015's 'Monty Python's SPAMALOT Sing-along,' Orlando Shakespeare Theater Orlando Shakes presents a 'West Side Story Co…

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Broadway Goes to the Movies by Sandi Durell

      By Brian Scott Lipton     Did a song from a film make a big impression on you? Did it not mean much to you originally, but later speak directly to your life? O…

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Abbotsford Convent announce Collette Brennan as new CEO by Arts Review

Abbotsford Convent has announced Collette Brennan as the new CEO, succeeding the Convent’s founding CEO Maggie Maguire, who is leaving next month after almost 11 years. Abbotsford Convent…

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Their Favorite Things: Tony Winner Nina Arianda Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences by Andrew Gans

The actress can currently be seen in the new Meryl Streep film Florence Foster Jenkins.

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Test Your Showbiz Food Knowledge by Ruthie Fierberg

Food, glorious food! How much do you know about the culinary components of these shows?

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