Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Broadway YouTuber Michael Korte Plays Through the 'Evolution of Lin-Manuel Miranda' by Stage Tube

Broadway YouTuber Michael Korte is back with a powerful new video, the 'Evolution of Lin-Manuel Miranda'

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A Decade Later, Same Stuff Appears On A Twitter Feed by Joe Patti

Apropos of my post addressing arts education yesterday, I also stumbled upon an old post where I cite Richard Kessler’s The Things I Hear About Arts Education. His post is from almost …

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PIX11 to Partner with The Broadway Channel to Air Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal: "The Stage Is Sizzling” by Broadway.com

PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting's New York flagship station, has partnered with The Broadway Channel to present Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal, a monthly series of specials about Broadw…

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Lee Evans to step out of retirement for homage to Harold Pinter by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

Comedian joins all-star cast to perform British playwright’s work at eponymous theatreThe comedian Lee Evans has announced he is stepping out of retirement to be part of a London stage sea…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Tuesday Blues? Watch My Little Ponies Defy Gravity by BroadwayWorld

As the summer months wane and vacations come to an end, take a break from the humdrum for a musical theatre laugh. These two My Little Ponies are belting it out Broadway style with the class…

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Prehistoric review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘gutsy exploration of teenage rebellion’ by Thom Dibdin

Visceral, passionate and thrashing about in any key it can find a snarl, Marcel Dorney’s pseudo-history of Brisbane punk in the late

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Let’s Inherit the Earth review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘exuberant, absurdist, but aimless’ by Fergus Morgan

Jointly produced by Scottish company Dogstar Theatre and Swedish outfit Profilteatern, Let’s Inherit the Earth offers one of the zanier shows available

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3 Tips That Got Samantha Barks to Broadway as the New Pretty Woman by Ruthie Fierberg

The star of the new movie musical adaptation shares advice from acting coaches Connie de Veer and Jan Elfline.

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Fronting review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘important but rather gauche writing’ by Paul Vale

David has been diagnosed with HIV and his life is changed irrevocably. While still trying to process the diagnosis himself, he is

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Inside Broadway’s Protest at The White House by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth recounts his day as part of Rosie O’Donnell’s protest in Washington, D.C.—plus stories from Andrea Martin and Liz Callaway in P…

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Jennifer Simard to Join Company of Mean Girls; Kerry Butler Sets Final Performance Date by Andy Lefkowitz

This casting is totally fetch! Tony nominee Jennifer Simard will make her way to the August Wilson Theatre on September 11, stepping into the Tony-nominated and Broadway.com Audience Choice …

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This Soulful Tribute to the Music of Lin-Manuel Miranda Fills Us with Theater-Nerd Pride by Broadway.com

On the heels of his popular video #HAM4BEY, Broadway YouTuber Michael Korte is back with a powerful new compilation, titled "Evolution of Lin-Manuel Miranda." Featuring songs from …

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Gina Gershon to Play Melania Trump in New Musical Comedy The 1st Annual Trump Family Special by Andy Lefkowitz

Gina Gershon, the star of stage and screen who recently performed an impression of Melania Trump on the The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, is taking her act off-Broadway. The acclaimed …

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Polaris review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘endearing but thin sci-fi fairytale’ by Ben Kulvichit

What links an astronaut in 2096, two girls in year 10, and a T-Rex in the Cretaceous period? In Holly and Ted’s

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Arts Over Borders: Brian Friel festival puts Brexit centre-stage by Mark Lawson

From The Yalta Game to Living Quarters, the Irish playwright’s works have added resonance in this year’s FrielFestAlthough Ireland is famously cultured, it’s a shock to walk into a vil…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Laura Osnes and Tony Yazbeck Will Perform Gershwin Greats in Concert by Adam Hetrick

The recent stars of Crazy for You in concert at Lincoln Center will reunite at Feinstein’s/54 Below this fall.

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Drive-By Shooting at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘grand opera meets gun crime’ by Paul Vale

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is a place for experimentation and a perfect example is the new micro-opera Drive-By Shooting, by John McIlduff

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Secret Cinema presents Romeo + Juliet review: Glastonbury for cinephiles by Clarisse Loughrey, Clarisse Loughrey

An impressive fusion of music festival atmosphere and intimate, immersive cinema

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Production Availability at Corn Productions by Bt

Corn Productions, or the Cornservatory, is located at 4210 N. Lincoln avenue and has availability for a lot of time slots in 2019. We have availability from January 6 - February 16, March 3…

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A Haunting Look Into the Future: ‘Intrusion’ by Matthew Wexler

Qurrat Ann Kadwani's one-woman play explores a futuristic society where sexual violence has been eradicated. Or has it?

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Joel Grey's Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Eyes Broadway Transfer by BroadwayWorld

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof has become one of the hottest tickets of the summer, with its run at the Museum of Jewish Heritage just extended th…

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She's a Cool Mom! Jennifer Simard Joins Cast of MEAN GIRLS, Kerry Butler Exits Sep 9 by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominee Jennifer Simard Disaster, Hello, Dolly will join the cast of Mean Girls as Mrs. Heron Ms. Norbury Mrs. George beginning Tuesday, September 11.

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Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER by Jennifer Broski

Gettin' the Band Back Together on Broadway, directed by Tony Award winnerJohn Randoand choreographed byChris Bailey, officially opened just last night, August 13, at the Belasco Theatre Chec…

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Samira Wiley, Randy Rainbow, Among Additional Stars Announced for LARAMIE: A LEGACY, Anderson Cooper to Host by BroadwayWorld

Tectonic Theater Project announced today a benefit host and additional casting for LARAMIE A LEGACY, a reading of The Laramie Project

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James Young, Kathy Fitzgerald, and More Complete Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Tour by BroadwayWorld

Complete casting has been announced for the national tour ofRoald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORYwhich will launch this September.

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Watch This Epic ‘Evolution of Lin-Manuel Miranda‘ Medley by Ruthie Fierberg

The producers of #HAM4BEY presents songs from In The Heights, Bring It On, Hamilton, and more in this music video.

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Complete Casting Announced for National Tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Adam Hetrick

Noah Weisberg will star as Willy Wonka in the tour that launches September 21 in Buffalo, New York.

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A Generous Lover review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘absorbing storytelling with a unique perspective’ by Paul Vale

La John Joseph is a regular performance artist and commentator on the queer scene in the UK and beyond. At face value,

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LA BOHEME ON SYDNEY HARBOUR Will Play In Cinemas Across the UK & Ireland by BroadwayWorld

CinemaLive will release Opera Australia's magnificent production of La Boheme On Sydney Harbour on Thursday 13 September, for one night only. The event will be screened in over 370 cinemas i…

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Bryony Hannah and Paul Nicholls complete Foxfinder casting by Georgia Snow

Bryony Hannah and Paul Nicholls have been announced as the final cast members for Foxfinder, which opens in the West End next

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Jennifer Simard to Join Mean Girls on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Tony nominee will replace Kerry Butler in September.

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Sail Away with James Corden & Ariana Grande in an Epic Musical Parody of the Film Titanic by Broadway.com

Our hearts will most definitely go on after watching this. James Corden and Ariana Grande teamed up on the August 13 episode of The Late Late Show to toast the 1997 Oscar-winn…

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Two Mormon Missionaries to Ring the Doorbell of a Broadway Legend in The Book of Merman by Andy Lefkowitz

The Book of Merman, a new musical comedy centered around one of Broadway's most iconic stars, will make its off-Broadway debut this fall. Performances will begin at St. Luke's Theatr…

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I know how hard it is for working-class actors to succeed. We can change that | Eddie Marsan by Eddie Marsan

Money is a huge obstacle for people trying to get into the arts. We need positive policies – even quotas – to improve diversityI’ve been acting professionally for more than 25 years no…

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Review: Douglas Turner Ward’s Happy Ending at Anacostia Playhouse by Debbie Minter Jackson

You may have heard of Douglas Turner Ward’s 1965 Day of Absence, but might not be as aware of his other one-act play that was often performed as a full evening.  Here’s a chance to fin…

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Kin review at Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh – ‘straightforward, sensitive comedy-drama’ by Fergus Morgan

It’s a bit disconcerting to come across a straightforward tragicomic play at the Edinburgh Fringe, but that’s what Max Dickins’ Kin is.

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Broadway Grosses w/e 8/12/2018: Let’s Hear It For The Boys

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending August 12, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Hamilton Star Mandy Gonzalez Will Play Bay Street Theater by Adam Hetrick

The original In the Heights cast member released her debut solo album Fearless earlier this year.

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Lynda Gravátt, Kara Young, More to Star in The Revolving Cycles Truly and Steadily Roll'd Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Jonathan Payne’s new play will kick off The Playwrights Realm's 2018–2019 season.

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Grace review at Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh – ‘confused series of sketches about gender’ by Natasha Tripney

Katie Reddin-Clancy‘s solo show Grace is less a play than a series of comedy sketches pegged to a muddled storyline. Alfie and

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Go Inside the Opening Night of Gettin’ the Band Back Together on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The musical comedy officially opened at the Belasco Theatre August 13.

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Edinburgh Fringe: A round-up of shows about toxic men - Daughter, De Fuut, Unsung, Angry Alan, Square Go by Lyn Gardner, Lyn Gardner

Daughter (★★★★☆), De Fuut (★★☆☆☆), Unsung (★★★☆☆), Angry Alan (★★★★☆), Square Go (★★★★☆)

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The Man Behind “Casey at the Bat” by Trav S.D.

A little tribute today to a distant cousin of mine, Ernest Lawrence Thayer (1863-1940), best known for his comic 1888 poem “Casey at the Bat”. Thayer was the son of a wealthy woo…

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CHICAGO Producers Establish Endowment in Memory of Long-Time Standby, Jeff Loeffelholz by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has just learned that a framed photo of Jeff performing as Mary Sunshine is being hung at the Ambassador Theatre. Additionally, producers Barry and Fran Weissler, in partnershi…

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Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre Box Office Opens Today For THE FERRYMAN by BroadwayWorld

The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre box office 242 W. 45th Street is now open for Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman. The play, directed by Sam Mendes, arrives on Broadway this fall. Produced by Sonia…

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Photo Coverage: GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Takes Opening Night Bows! by Jennifer Broski

Gettin' the Band Back Together on Broadway, directed by Tony Award winnerJohn Randoand choreographed byChris Bailey, officially opened just last night, August 13, at the Belasco Theatre We'r…

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Save up to $30 on Tickets to See 'Funny & Sexy' HEAD OVER HEELS on Broadway by Contests - Broadway

Critics are cheering for broadway's new laugh-out-loud love storyHead over Heels, A New Musical1980s pop meets 1580s romance. Celebrate the 80s with 80 tickets

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Photo Coverage: GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Celebrates a Rockin' Opening Night! by Jennifer Broski

Gettin' the Band Back Together on Broadway, directed by Tony Award winner John Rando and choreographed by Chris Bailey, officially opened just last night, August 13, at the Belasco Theatre B…

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Gate 64 at Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh – ‘heart-warming, if unremarkable’ by Paul Vale

If you’ve ever found yourself waiting endlessly in a queue, Winnie may have the answer to your boredom. She might look like

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Lee Evans, Jonjo O'Neill And Meera Syal Join 'Pinter At The Pinter' by BroadwayWorld

In what promises to be an exciting event within the Pinter at the Pinter season, Lee Evans will appear in an eclectic mixed bill alongside stage and screen favourite Meera Syal. They join th…

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Educational Theatre Foundation's Names Inaugural Broadway Back to School Award Recipients by Shoshy Ciment

Freddie Gershon and Dr. Sharon Dunn will be presented with the honor in September at Feinstein’s 54/Below

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Feature: Mighty Pen Theatre: “An important time for autistic representation” by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

“I think we’ve always been telling this story.” Cait O’Sullivan muses. Her sister Maeve nods, “for years it was kind The post Feature: Mighty Pen Theatre: “An important time …

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Review: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Half Moon Shania, Zoo Southside by Joseph Winer

★★★★ It’s 1999. The millennium is on its way. And up and coming punk band The G-Stringz are playing at The post Review: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Half Moon Shania, Zoo Southsi…

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Free and Proud review at Assembly George Square, Edinburgh – ‘slick but dispiriting’ by Paul Vale

In order to make sense of the present, it’s important to examine the past. This is the earth-shattering revelation made by New

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Lee Evans, Jonjo O’Neill and Meera Syal join Pinter At The Pinter by Robin Johnson

The stunning casting announcements show no signs of abating for Pinter At The Pinter season, as Lee Evans, Jonjo O'Neill and Meera Syal join the line-up. The post Lee Evans, Jonjo O’Ne…

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Director and playwright Jenna Watt: ‘We had a deficit of 40p, pretty good for your first fringe’ by Giverny Masso

Director and playwright Jenna Watt’s credits include Scotsman Fringe First-winning play Faslane, which explores the UK’s nuclear weapons debate, and Flaneurs, which

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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It's Not a Sprint / What I Talk About When I Talk About Running reviews – Edinburgh mini-marathons by Catherine Love

Pleasance Dome/Zoo Charteris, Edinburgh★★★☆☆/★★☆☆☆Grace Chapman tries to outrun her fears and Fredrik Høyer works up a sweat in two one-person shows about mental and phy…

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Aristocrats, Donmar Warehouse, London, review: A fresh and arresting revival by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Lyndsey Turner, the director of the Benedict Cumberbatch Hamlet and Lucy Kirkwood's Chimerica, directs the first major revival of Brian Friel's 1979 play since his death three years ago

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Tony Nominee Mark Baker Passes Away at 71 by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Mark Baker, a Broadway veteran and Tony nominee, passed away yesterday, August 13. He was 71 years old.

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Review: The Amiable Schlock of ‘Gettin’ the Band Back Together’ by Christopher Caggiano

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, August 14, 2018 Sometimes shows come to Broadway that automatically get the online theater wags sharpening their knives. Before a show has even …

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VIDEO: Watch Ariana Grande and James Corden Perform the 'Soundtrack to TITANIC' on THE LATE LATE SHOW by Stage Tube

Ariana Grande and James Corden celebrate the love story of Jack and Rose in 'Titanic' with a live performance of 13 songs in front of nine different sets all done in one take.

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On the Highly Substantial Alice Ghostly by Trav S.D.

Character actress Alice Ghostley (1923-2007) was born on August 14. No doubt you already know where you know her from, and we’ll hit that, but honestly Ghostley was a woman of so many …

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Camp Be Yourself review at Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh – ‘unsettling absurdist comedy’ by Paul Vale

Box Theatre Company was founded in 2016 with the aim of celebrating emerging young voices in the industry, while focusing on the

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The Collaborative Possibilities of Mediaturgy by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Katherine Swimm. Katherine Swimm discusses New Rep Theatre’s Boston production of Ripe Frenzy , and the innovative collaboration between playwright Jennifer Barclay and projection desig…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Velvet review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘engaging and important’ by Rosemary Waugh

Tom’s a young actor desperate to stick with his dream career despite regularly working for less than minimum wage and having to

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An Interview with Young Jean Lee by Victoria Myers

Straight White Men, which marks Young Jean Lee's Broadway debut, as well as the first time a play by an Asian woman has been produced on Broadway. Young Jean has been a staple of the downtow…

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Foxfinder completes cast and launches new trailer by Robin Johnson

Bryony Hannah and Paul Nicholls will join Iwan Rheon and Heida Reed in Foxfinder next month, completing the cast of its West End revival. The post Foxfinder completes cast and launches new …

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BROADWAY HEAT: Gettin' the Band Back Together - THE FINAL 4 ROUND! by JK

HOT: (adj) on Broadway: fierce, talented, big potential; has "buzz"; has "it" factor.It's Gettin' the Band Back Together time! They opened last night, but we still have a little wo…

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Anthony Nuccio, Katie LaMark, Sam Harvey, and More to Lead ROCK OF AGES 10th Anniversary Tour by BroadwayWorld

Leading the cast are Anthony Nuccio as 'Drew Boley,' Katie LaMark as 'Sherrie Christian,' John-Michael Breen as 'Lonny,' Sam Harvey as 'Stacee Jaxx,' Ryan M. Hunt as 'Dennis,' Chris Renalds …

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BWW's On This Day - August 14, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Andrew Polec to leave Bat Out of Hell – The Musical by Giverny Masso

Andrew Polec is to leave Bat Out of Hell – The Musical on September 1, it has been announced. Polec, who won

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Adrian Lester, Jason Manford, Meow Meow, and More Will Appear in GUYS AND DOLLS at the Royal Albert Hall by BroadwayWorld

Adrian Lester, Jason Manford and Meow Meow will star in the Royal Albert Hall's production of Guys and Dolls, which comes to the iconic London venue for three performances only in October.

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Get 36% Off Tickets To THERE IS NOTHIN' LIKE A DAME by BroadwayWorld

Celebrating 100 years of women in musical theatre, four of the most iconic West Endleading ladies come together for one night only as they journey through the last century of musicals.Louise…

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Bryony Hannah And Paul Nicholls Complete The Cast Of FOXFINDER by BroadwayWorld

Full casting is announced for Foxfinder's West End premiere which begins performances at the Ambassadors Theatre on 6 September and will play a strictly limited season until 5 January. Olivi…

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Andrew Polec Departs BAT OUT OF HELL 1 September by BroadwayWorld

Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical's lead Andrew Polec, who plays the character of 'forever young' Strat, is leaving the West End production of the show. Polec, who won the 'Joe Allen Best West E…

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‘Interesting without being outright memorable’: ARISTOCRATS – Donmar Warehouse ★★★ by Carole Woddis

Aristocrats does show once again Brian Friel’s remarkable ability to understand and cross religious and personal boundaries, but this time it fails to grapple the heart with quite the keen…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Trojan Horse, Summerhall by Afshan D'souza-Lodhi

★★★ Trojan Horse, directed by Matt Woodhead, leaves us wanting more. Underneath the classical sounds of the tabla merging into a The post Review: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Trojan Hor…

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Acting For Others announces star-studded ambassadors list by Robin Johnson

Acting For Others, the charity that provides financial and emotional support to all theatre workers in times of need, has announced starry ambassadors. The post Acting For Others announces …

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NEWS: Andrew Polec will leave London’s Bat Out of Hell in September by Press Releases

Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical’s lead Andrew Polec, who plays the character of ‘forever young’ Strat, is leaving the West End production of the show.

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Sad news for #BatTheMusical fans as @AndrewPolec bids farewell to the #WestEnd production but could that mean a #Broadway transfer is on the cards?

Popular Bat Out of Hell star Andrew Polec, who plays the lead role of Strat, is leaving the West End production on 1 September 2018. More exciting news about the actor will be announced shor…

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When Dad died, I unearthed my teenage diaries – and turned my time as a rock star into a play by Cora Bissett

I had just left school when I signed a record deal and toured with Blur and Radiohead. Now, 25 years later, I’m taking those memories to EdinburghThe call comes from a manager in Edinburgh…

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Breach Theatre: ‘A really exciting company that will only get better’ by Natasha Tripney

The theatre company that broke out at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2015 is back at the festival with its fifth work, about

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Jill Paice: Don’t Quit Your Daydream by Sandi Durell

  by Brian Scott Lipton   It says something about Broadway star Jill Paice’s talent as an actress that I wasn’t completely sure if she was truly as nervous as she claimed makin…

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My Left/Right Foot review at Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh – ‘irreverent and entertaining’ by Natasha Tripney

Scottish amdram group the Kirktoon Players has decided it’s about time it embraced inclusivity. It might even earn itself some brownie points

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Andrew Polec rocks out of Bat Out Of Hell by Robin Johnson

The original face of Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical, Andrew Polec, will play his final London performance as Strat on Saturday 1 September. The post Andrew Polec rocks out of Bat Out Of Hell …

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Exclusive first look: Debbie Tucker Green’s short film for Channel 4’s Random Acts by The Stage

Playwright and director Debbie Tucker Green is among those commissioned by Channel 4 to direct an episode of its latest Random Acts

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Edinburgh Fringe: A round-up of shows at Paines Plough - Sticks and Stones, Island Town, The Political History of Smack and Crack by Lyn Gardner, Lyn Gardner

Sticks and Stones (★★★☆☆), Island Town (★★★★☆), The Political History of Smack and Crack (★★★★☆)

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54 Sings Working by Sandi Durell

    By Brian Scott Lipton     Studs Terkel’s landmark book, “Working,” in which he interviewed dozens of people about the trials, tribulations and triumphs of their…

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‘A real triumph from start to finish’: HEROINE – Edinburgh Fringe ★★★★ by Thom Dibdin

A truly harrowing tale of survival is told in Heroine, a one-woman show from Scene Change Productions making its world premiere this Fringe.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre charity Acting for Others announces 14 new ambassadors by Giverny Masso

Actors Lesley Joseph, Christopher Biggins and Wendi Peters have been announced as ambassadors for theatre charity Acting for Others. They are part

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Silk Road Q&A video and photos: How DO you buy drugs online? And write a play about it? by Terri Paddock

How do you buy drugs online? What was Silk Road? Could the libertarians on it actually be steering us towards a more humane drug policy? Or is a play about this dark-web marketplace glamour…

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Review: Aristocrats, Donmar Warehouse by Dovydas Laurinaitis

A dollhouse sits alone atop a stool, held by muted white light encasing the perimeter of the Donmar Warehouse’s thrust The post Review: Aristocrats, Donmar Warehouse appeared first on A Yo…

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Review: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Meek, Traverse Theatre by Joseph Winer

★★★ Penelope Skinner’s Meek explores the negative impacts that the right to freedom of expression has on both individual and The post Review: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Meek, Travers…

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Blacktown Arts Presents Australian Premiere of “Sitaraha – The Stars” by Blouin Artinfo

Blacktown Arts Centre recently announced the Australian premiere of “Sitaraha – The Stars,” a new theater work by Afghani playwright and actor Monirah Hashemi, September 6 – 9, 2018.…

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Hocus Pocus review at The Studio of Festival Theatre, Edinburgh – ‘tale of friendship and derring-do’ by Thom Dibdin

Emerging out of what appears to be primordial soup, dancers Mickael Henrotay-Delaunay and Ismael Oiartzabal weave a tale of friendship and derring-do

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Damsel Productions Announces London Tour Dates and Workshop Programme for Abi Zakarian’s “Fabric” by Blouin Artinfo

Damsel Productions recently announced the London tour dates for Abi Zakarian’s “Fabric,” “a new production in support of Solace Women’s Aid. Following a run at the Soho Theatre, th…

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Adrian Lester, Jason Manford and Meow Meow to star in Guys and Dolls at the Royal Albert Hall by Georgia Snow

Adrian Lester, Jason Manford and Meow Meow are to star in a semi-staged production of Guys and Dolls at the Royal Albert

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Brief 8/14: Read the Reviews For GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories check out all the reviews for Gettin' the Band Back Together, which opened last night on Broadway

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The Dallas Opera Presents “The Flying Dutchman” in Dallas, US by Blouin Artinfo

The Dallas Opera presents “The Flying Dutchman” at its Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House in Dallas, US, October 12 - 20, 2018.Richard Wagner’s “The Flying Dutchman” gloriously e…

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Paint The City Murals Popping Up All Over Hartford by Susan Dunne

Colorful murals are popping up all over Hartford: a huge image of a toothy-smiled little kid on a community center, a painted collage of city leaders on the side of a school, two mysterious …

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “Hadestown” Announces Amazing London Cast and Matt Makes Big Predictions. And Critics Call “Gettin’ the Band Back Together” an “Embarrassment.R…

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Nicole Kidman and Charlize Theron to Feature in a #MeToo Movement-inspired Movie by Blouin Artinfo

Nicole Kidman and Charlize Theron are set to lead an all-star cast in a new movie about former Fox News hosts Gretchen Carlson and Megyn Kelly, who came out in the open and spoke up about se…

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What went wrong for Lovato? by Blouin Artinfo

Demi Lovato seems to have recovered completely after a drug overdose on July 24.One wonders that what could have compelled her to take the drastic step when things were going so well for the…

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Dave Chappelle And Jon Stewart Announce Show At London's Royal Albert Hall by BroadwayWorld

Fresh off a sold-out string of shows in Boston, Houston, and El Paso, as well as a six-night residency at Atlanta's Tabernacle, comedy juggernauts Dave Chappelle and Jon Stewart announce the…

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Full Casting Announced For I AND YOU and EVERY DAY I MAKE GREATNESS HAPPEN at Hampstead Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Zach Wyatt will star as Anthony alongside previously announced Maisie Williams as Caroline in the UK premiere of Lauren Gunderson's I and You, which will be directed by Artistic Director Edw…

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Review: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Sticks and Stones, Summerhall by Joseph Winer

★★★★ B is doing a great job at work. She’s supported other people throughout their careers and balances a fast-paced, The post Review: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Sticks and Stones,…

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Review: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, User Not Found, Jeelie Piece Café by Joseph Winer

★★★★ We meet at the Jeelie Piece Café on Leven Street. The barista comes around with a menu and we The post Review: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, User Not Found, Jeelie Piece Café app…

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“Caniba” at MK2 Beaubourg, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

A documentary on the life of Issei Sagawa called “Caniba” releases at Paris’ MK2 Beaubourg Cinema on August 22, 2018.“Directed by Verena Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor, the film …

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Astrophysicist Dr. Neil Degrasse Tyson at SDCT, San Diego by Blouin Artinfo

The San Diego Civic Theatre presents “An Astrophysicist Goes to the Movies,” an evening with Dr. Neil Degrasse Tyson on September 26, 2018.“From ‘Star Wars’ to ‘Interstellar’ t…

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“Chanda An Indian Mother” at Cinema Le Nouvel Odeon, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

Coming soon at Paris’ Cinema Le Nouvel Odeon is an Indian film “Chanda An Indian Mother.”In India the film is known by “Nil Battey Sannata” meaning Zero divided by Silence. “The …

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Broadway’s Rising Stars by Mark A. Robinson

We all love a Broadway success story, and the road to stardom is paved with a lot of hard work, heartache, and a configuration of talent and timing that is akin to planets lining up. Of cour…

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“Humans” at BAM, New York by Blouin Artinfo

As part of the 2018 Next Wave Festival, “Humans,” a physical theater will be staged from October 3 through October 7, 2018. The show marks the US premiere of this captivating endeavor th…

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Soprano Nadine Benjamin: ‘There are no shortcuts to being thorough and committed’ by John Byrne

How did you start off in theatre/music? Initially, I heard and experienced music in church, becoming more active when I started secondary

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Actor CJ Johnson on her first audition: ‘Next thing, I’m belting out I Dreamed a Dream for Coldplay’s Chris Martin’ by John Byrne

My first professional audition was as a ‘wild card’ for Fantine in Les Miserables. I was still in training and they contacted

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Elegy by Arts Review

Following the critical success of its 2016 Australian premiere at Melbourne’s Midsumma Festival, Lab Kelpie’s urgent and arresting theatre piece Elegy by Douglas Rintoul will be performe…

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The Green Room: What should you do if you’re miscast? by Jon Dryden Taylor

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details…​​​​​​ Gary

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‘Swashbuckling family fun’: THE THREE MUSKETEERS – St Paul’s Church ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

It’s time to head to 17th-century Paris with d’Artagnan, desperate to become a Musketeer – but hiding a secret that could bring those dreams crashing down in an instant.

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“Akhnaten” at ENO, London by Blouin Artinfo

The opera is all about the emergence of new power and fading away of the older. It is about the dawn of a new age. After its sell-out run and on popular demand, Phelim McDermott’s Olivier …

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Greed as the keynote: Robert Carsen on the timelessness of 'The Beggar's Opera' by Robert Carsen

The director brings his contemporary take on John Gay's satire to the Edinburgh FestivalIn the time of composer John Gay, greed and self-interest were the main motives for life; and his…

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On the Couch with Michael Lindner by Arts Review

Who is Michael Lindner? Michael Lindner is a cute pie and a great dancer (according to his partner Greg!). According to me, I’m a very lucky mid 40s guy who gets to spend his working …

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Mr Swallow and the Vanishing Elephant review – a trunkful of tricks by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghNick Mohammed doesn’t quite conjure the powers of previous extravaganzas but this entertaining set has some impressive feats of memoryNick Mohammed’s comedy…

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Life outside of Edinburgh? Mark Shenton rounds up the week in theatre from both sides of the pond by Mark Shenton

Mark Shenton rounds up news of singalong performances of Bat Out of Hell, reviews of Aristocrats, Bring It On and Little Shop of Horrors and an extract from an interview with Kathleen Turner.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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BWW Interview: Louise Dearman Talks THERE IS NOTHIN' LIKE A DAME by Nicole Ackman

Louise Dearman has tackled many musical theatre leading roles, and isthe only actress in the West End to have played both Glinda and Elphaba in Wicked. She also has a successful concert care…

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Director Michael Boyd and designer Tom Piper reveal the secrets of their long-running creative partnership by Tom Wicker

For more than two decades, director Michael Boyd and designer Tom Piper have worked together on a series of audacious, award-winning productions.

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Hugh Jackman says Larimer County Sheriff’s Office will “bring it” in “Greatest Showman” lip sync video by The Know

Hugh Jackman mentioned the Larimer County Sheriff's Office this morning in an Instagram post-- no really, he did. In the post, Jackman acknowledged the Sheriff's Office's upcoming "lip sync …

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NICA searching for Australia’s future circus stars by Arts Review

Australia’s premier circus arts organisation, the National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA), will undertake a nationwide audition roadshow in search of Australia’s future circus stars thi…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Edinburgh Festival 2018 reviews: Nigel Slater's Toast / Status by David Kettle

Two superb - and very different - examinations of what defines our identity Nigel Slater's Toast ★★★★  

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Melbourne International Arts Festival anounces new Chair by Arts Review

Leading strategist and corporate consultant Tim Orton has been announced as the incoming Chair of the Melbourne International Arts Festival Board. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Fol…

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'After 15 minutes, my audience walked out': standups on their Edinburgh debuts

Bridget Christie got locked out, Nina Conti ran off with a monkey – and Reginald D Hunter begged his ex for help. Top comedians relive their first fringe gigDave GormanI was 19 and nowhere…

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Grace Smart: Take a holiday – stress may not be conducive to creative thinking by Grace Smart

This month I managed to sneak away for a weekend holiday. But just as I was getting into it, the inevitable happened.

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Lyn Gardner: The Edinburgh International Festival is right not to force shows into the Playhouse by Lyn Gardner

So, you are Fergus Linehan, and you are programming the Edinburgh International Festival. What to do? Do you look to find shows

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Steven Atkinson: Edinburgh Fringe needs to be a platform for Scottish artists by Steven Atkinson

‘Best of’ lists are intended to alert you to the best of a festival or a programme of works. But sometimes what

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Archie Moore’s vision arrives at Sydney Airport by Arts Review

Millions of visitors from around the world will be farewelled by a striking work of contemporary art by Kamilaroi artist Archie Moore’s as they depart Australia. Moore’s United Neytion…

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Natascia Diaz, Steffanie Leigh, and More Lead Cast of Signature's PASSION Beginning Today by BroadwayWorld

Natascia Diaz Signature's Crazy for You, City Center Encores Grand Hotel, Claybourne Elder Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Broadway's Sunday in the Park with George and Steffanie…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Review Roundup: Eden Espinosa, Mikaela Bennett and More Star in WEST SIDE STORY for BBC Proms by Review Roundups

The BBC Proms concert ofWest Side Story was presented this week in conjunction with thecentennial celebrationof composerLeonard Bernstein.

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West End Chicago Star Alexandra Burke on Brandy, Cartwheels and The Bodyguard by Matt Wolf

Alexandra Burke has had a busy time of it in the decade since she became an overnight British sensation on X Factor. She has played Rachel Marron on the West End in The Bodyguard, a show she…

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Natascia Diaz, Claybourne Elder, and Steffanie Leigh Star in Signature’s Passion Beginning August 14 by Andrew Gans

Matthew Gardiner directs the production in Arlington, Virginia.

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