Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Review: In ‘Eddie and Dave,’ Van Halen Gets a Makeover by Ben Brantley

Amy Staats’s tale of the rowdy rise (and fall and rise and fall) of the rock band lets women loose in the glam metal boys’ club.

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Review: Colin Quinn Won’t Be Pigeonholed in ‘Red State Blue State’ by Laura Collins-Hughes

In a smart if sometimes shaggy monologue that ponders a divided nation, Mr. Quinn worries about more than the occupant of the White House.

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Can Comedy Conquer Tribalism? ‘Colin Quinn: Red State, Blue State’ by Matthew Wexler

Comedian Colin Quinn takes a bi-partisan stab at the state of the nation.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

COLIN QUINN: RED STATE BLUE STATE - Talkin' Broadway's Review by James Wilson

One thing that Americans can all agree on is that Americans cannot all agree on anything.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘Colin Quinn: Red State Blue State’ at the Minetta Lane Theatre by Deb Miller

Brooklyn-born comedian Colin Quinn, familiar to TV viewers everywhere for his regular appearances on Saturday Night Live, Comedy Central, and MTV’s Remote Control, continues to ignite New …

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Voting Ballot: ‘Best Actress’ as Part of MD Theatre Guide’s Best of 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

In a recent poll, MD Theatre Guide readers were given the chance to submit their write-in nominations for the Best of 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. From the list of write-in submissions, th…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Nude/Naked by Lara Altunian

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First Concept Designs Released For London Centre For Music Project As Next Steps Announced by BroadwayWorld

The Barbican, London Symphony Orchestra and Guildhall School of Music amp Drama have today released the first concept designs for their project to create a world class Centre for Music in Lo…

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Voting Ballot: ‘Best Actor’ as Part of MD Theatre Guide’s Best of 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

In a recent poll, MD Theatre Guide readers were given the chance to submit their write-in nominations for the Best of 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. From the list of write-in submissions, th…

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Hailey Kilgore, Jennifer Damiano, And Saycon Sengbloh to Join Scott Alan At Birdland by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award Nominee'sHailey KilgoreOnce on This Island,Saycon SengblohEclipsed andJennifer DamianoNext to Normal are part of the lineup for Scott Alan'sFebruary 25return to Birdland.

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Shoshana Bean, Bonnie Milligan, Terrance Mann, Nancy Opel Lead Reading of GREETINGS FROM NIAGARA FALLS From The Creative Team Of NEWSIES by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has learned that earlier this month,a reading was held for a new musical titled GREETINGS FROM NIAGARA FALLS. The new musical currently in development reunites the creative tea…

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Photo Special: Broadway's Jennifer Leigh Warren in the Cast of RENT: Live by BroadwayWorld

January, 2019 is a big month for Jennifer as the Rent Live performance is January 27th on Fox and the BroadwayHD streaming of A Night with Janis Joplin began January 19th where Jennifer perf…

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How To Create A “Viral” Play (What Is That?) by Artsjournal

Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour:  “Marketing-wise at the time I didn’t have anyone helping me, so I put my email address in the show. I urged people to write to me. I asked a…

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Chopin Was The Quintessential Composer For The Piano. But Was He A Great Composer? by Artsjournal

Alan Walker’s Fryderyk Chopin: A Life and Times, which came out in the U.S. last October, is the first full-scale English-language primary-source biography of Chopin.1Best known for his d…

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Kaye Ballard, Star of Broadway's The Golden Apple, Dead at 93 by Andy Lefkowitz

Kaye Ballard, a musical comedy star who found success on stage and screen, died of natural causes on January 21 in Rancho Mirage, California, according to Variety. She was 93. Born Catherin…

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Backstage at The Cher Show with Jarrod Spector, Episode 7: Day in the Life by Broadway.com

The Cher Show's Jarrod Spector takes us from sun up to sun down and gathers some good advice along the way.

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Darrell Hammond, Jason Gotay & Randy Rainbow Join Call Me Madam at City Center Encores! by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the upcoming City Center Encores! presentation of the 1950 musical Call Me Madam. Directed by Casey Hushion, choreographed by Tony nominee Denis Jones and m…

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Theatre Review: ‘Next to Normal’ at Port Tobacco Players by Mary Ann Johnson

In the best of circumstances, this is a demanding, difficult musical; and the circumstances at the Port Tobacco Players Theatre were quite good. The troupe were up to the challenge and did n…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Go Inside the First Rehearsal for If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The world premiere of Tori Sampson’s new play will begin performances at Playwrights Horizons February 15.

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BE MORE CHILL Karaoke Available Today From Ghostlight Records by BroadwayWorld

Ghostlight RecordsandTwo River Theaterhave announced the release ofBE MORE CHILLKaraoke Original Cast Recordingto celebratethe Broadway-bound musical sensation, available today,Tuesday, Janu…

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Terrence Mann, Karen Ziemba, Louise Pitre And More To Lead Ahrens & Flaherty's MARIE in Seattle by BroadwayWorld

Broadway visionaries meet ballet royalty at The 5th Avenue Theatre this spring in Marie A New Musical. Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty Ragtime, Once On This Islan…

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Jason Gotay, Darrell Hammond, and Randy Rainbow Join Encores! CALL ME MADAM by BroadwayWorld

Final casting for the Encores production ofCall Me Madamas part of City Center's 75th Anniversary Season has been announced.Jason GotayKenneth Gibson,Darrell HammondGrand Duke Otto, andRandy…

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A First Look at Brooklyn's Immersive Oscar at the Crown by Marc J. Franklin

The queer musical/nightclub experience, inspired by Oscar Wilde, began performances January 18.

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A Scaffold Is Intruding On A Historic James Turrell Ceiling “Window” by Artsjournal

The obstruction seems to be protruding from the gargantuan high-rises going up across the street from PS1, at 22-44 Jackson Avenue. These two residential buildings, which replaced the former…

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How Did The English Language Come To Be? by Artsjournal

Is it fair to say it’s a mongrel language, drawing influence from all over. So it is important to remember that the formation of English was influenced by a huge range of ethnic and ge…

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All-Or-Nothing? Following Dreams Is Fine, But It’s Not Everything by Artsjournal

Advocates of dream-following, of commitment and career leaps of faith, often say: ‘You’ll regret it if you don’t.’ They might be right about that (actually, they almost certainly are…

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Jason Gotay, Darrell Hammond, Randy Rainbow Join Carmen Cusack and More in Encores! Call Me Madam by Ryan McPhee

Performances will run February 6–10 at New York City Center.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Broadway Grosses: Waitress Breaks a Million with New Duo Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel by Broadway.com

Grosses are rising at the hit Broadway musical Waitress, which surpassed one million dollars in its second week featuring new stars Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel. In the third engagement ap…

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Welcome to the Land of Lola, Tiki Barber! Check Out the Football Legend's First Bow in Kinky Boots by Lindsey Sullivan

Touchdown! Tiki Barber, the former football running back who played for the New York Giants for 10 seasons, officially made his Broadway debut as Don in Kinky Boots on January 18 at the Al H…

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School of Rock Celebrates Final Broadway Performance with Former Kid Cast Members by Eric King

After three years on Broadway, School of Rock played its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre on January 20. For the occasion, several alums of the musical came…

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Tony Winner Chuck Cooper, Mean Girls' Erika Henningsen and Kyle Selig, More Set for Broadway by the Year by Dan Meyer

The concert will highlight famous musicals from 1928 and 1935.

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Behind the Sheet by Mark Dundas Wood

Obviously, this is a play for which any sort of a happy ending will be deeply compromised, but what Simpson does so beautifully is show us how these women overcome their suspicions and envy …

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Broadway Rocks Steady With $32M; ‘Waitress’ Returns To $1M Club by Greg Evans

Broadway box office found a mid-winter groove as departing shows departed and recent openers moved beyond the comps and press seat period, leaving ticket buyers to buoy the 31-show roster wi…

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Most Personality Quizzes Are Junk Science. Here’s One from @FiveThirtyEight That Isn’t. Let’s See How Arts Admins Stack Up. by Drew McManus

If you’re a data nerd then you almost certainly know about FiveThirtyEight.com, statistician Nate Silver’s number-crunching hub of data goodness. Recently, they posted a personal…

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Hailey Kilgore, Lesli Margherita, More Will Join Scott Alan at Birdland by Andrew Gans

The February 25 concert will feature the songwriter at the piano, accompanied by a host of Broadway performers.

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Studio Theatre Announces New Round of Commissions by American Theatre Editors

The group of commissioned writers and directors will create and develop Studio-specific works.

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Larissa FastHorse, Cristal Chanelle Truscott Among Creative Capital Awardees by American Theatre Editors

More than 60 percent of the awarded artists this year are women, and 77 percent are people of color.

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Death House by Lara Altunian

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Andrew Rincón to Receive 2019/20 New Light New Voices Award by American Theatre Editors

Rincón's new play was chosen from among 300 submissions.

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A walk on the farce side: “Noises Off” at Two River Theater by Philip

One can imagine the Two River Theater staff meeting to select a catch-phrase for their “Noises Off” advertising campaign. It is fitting that they settled on “One of the funniest plays …

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“Beach Blanket Babylon” at Club Fugazi in San Francisco by Richard Seff

There is a phenomenon in San Francisco that has been running for over 6,000 performances ever since 1974; and, in my recent visit with family, I was  taken to see it.  I went as a …

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 1/20/19 by BroadwayWorld

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 1202019.

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VIDEO: Brandon Victor Dixon and Mario Talk to GMA DAY About Their Love of Performing and RENT LIVE by Stage Tube

RENT LIVE starsBrandon Victor Dixon and Mario were guests on today's episode of 'GMA Day.' Dixon and Mario sat down with Michael Strahan and to talk about their love of performing, RENT, and…

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 1/22 by Bww Special

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the …

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Hir by Lara Altunian

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It’s Popular To Dump On “Rich” Cities. Why? by Artsjournal

Well, there’s bad traffic. And unaffordable housing. Unaffordable everything. And income inequality. And forget about getting anything done. But why should this be? Rich cities should …

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Laundry: Meet The Guy Who Washes The Clothes For The Superstars’ Touring Shows by Artsjournal1

“The world’s top specialist for tour laundry, [Hans-Jürgen] Topf has traveled with many of the world’s biggest music acts, including Madonna, Pink and Beyoncé. As tours h…

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Can Translations Be Anything More Than Compromises? by Artsjournal

Doesn’t translating a work of literature inevitably involve moving things around and altering many of the relations between the words in the original? In which case, either the original’…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Sharon Catherine Brown, Megan Sikora, and More to Star in Off-Broadway's Chick Flick the Musical by Olivia Clement

The new musical comedy is a celebration of female friendship, laughter, and life lessons from the movies we know and love.

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Richmond HIV activist Zakia McKensey to play herself in 'Trans Scripts, Part 1: The Women' by Susan Haubenstock

Trans activist and pioneer Zakia McKensey will be portraying herself for the first time in the Richmond Triangle Players production of Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women, which will also featu…

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Wicked Gives Us Boy-Band Vibes in 'What Is This Feeling?' #OutofOz Video by Broadway.com

On the heels of a nationally televised 15th-anniversary celebration, the smash hit musical Wicked has delivered up a new #OutofOz unlike any other. A trio of alums of the Broadway hit have c…

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John Barrowman UK Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Tickets are now on sale for the John Barrowman UK Tour – Fabulous! This post John Barrowman UK Tour first appeared on British Theatre. Hurrah!

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Jason Sherwood: Designer for Rent Live on Fox by Mark A. Robinson

Fox’s live broadcast of the hit musical Rent is coming up, and rehearsals are well under way and designers are working their magic to bring the production to life. As the Sunday, January 2…

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FEATURED SHOW: Check out these ★★★★ reviews for Anomaly at Old Red Lion Theatre by Featured Content

"A gripping production" and an "important play" featuring "top notch performances" - critics and bloggers have been full of praise for WildChild Productions' #MeToo drama Anomaly at the Old …

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 1/22

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS - read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for th…

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Grosses Analysis: School of Rock Gets Box-Office Boost in Final Week on Broadway by Adam Hetrick

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical ended its run January 20 after playing more than 1,300 performances at the Winter Garden Theatre.

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British Alternate ‘Mockingbird’ Killed Over Stage Rights: Smash Broadway Version Plans UK Mounting by Greg Evans

A decades-old stage adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird won’t be flying around the UK and Ireland after all. Announced in the summer, the theatrical version of Harper Lee’s novel…

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What Life Advice Did Carol Channing Offer Broadway’s Original Annie, Andrea McArdle? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth remembers the late great Carol Channing, shares a hilarious onstage mishap of his from A New Brain, and more.

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Theatre News: Aldersgate Church Theatre presents ‘Guys and Dolls, Jr’ by Guest Author

Roll the Dice: Enjoy ACCT’s Production of Guys and Dolls Jr.   By Cynthia Westham   I hadn’t heard “I love you a bushel and a peck” since my mother sang it to me as a child…

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Top Theatre Stories: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by Roberto Araujo

The latest on the Oscar nominations, American Son on Netflix, and more.

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A Sneak Peek at We’ll Have Manhattan: Rodgers & Hart in New York With Santino Fontana by Marc J. Franklin

The concerts, conceived by the upcoming Tootsie star, will be presented January 26–28 as part of 92Y’s Lyrics & Lyricists series.

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BWW Poll: What RENT LIVE Song Are You Most Looking Forward To? by Bww Polls

The wait for Rent Live is almost over Mark, Roger, and the whole gang are coming to FOX this Sunday night for a live broadcasted production starring Jordan Fisher, Vanessa Hudgens, and more

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VIDEO: Ashely Parker Angel, Kyle Dean Massey & More Channel Their Inner Boy Band in WICKED's Latest Out Of Oz Installment by Stage Tube

What happens whenboy band meets BroadwayIn the latestinstallment of Out Of Oz, Ashely Parker Angel, Kyle Dean Massey, Jeff Heimbrock, Daniel Quadrino, and Jeremy Thompson perform What Is Thi…

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‘American Son’ Play Starring Kerry Washington Will Be Adapted by Netflix by Peter Libbey

Ms. Washington said on “The Tonight Show” on Monday that the Netflix version will “kind of be this movie-play hybrid event.”

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Broadway ‘Mockingbird’ Precludes British ‘Mockingbird’ by Alex Marshall

A British production of “To Kill A Mockingbird” has been canceled after the producer Scott Rudin asserted his stage rights to the book.

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Kaye Ballard, Indefatigable Comedian and Actress, Dies at 93 by Neil Genzlinger

Best known for the 1960s sitcom “The Mothers-in-Law,” she also had memorable turns in Broadway musicals and rode the nightclub circuit for years.

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What The Dance World Needs From Artistic Directors (And Doesn’t Always Get Enough Of) by Artsjournal1

“‘Oftentimes people get put into this position just because they were a star performer,’ says Sacramento Ballet artistic director Amy Seiwert. But leading a healthy, thrivi…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

'Evil Dead the Musical' at Pride Arts Center is a parody in the spirit of the original — is that always a good thing? by Kerry Reid

Long before “Scream” sent up the teen slasher genre, there was the “Evil Dead” trilogy. Director Sam Raimi’s low-budget homage/spoof series blended H.P. Lovecraft’s mythos about …

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Watch Ashley Parker Angel, Kyle Dean Massey, Jeff Heimbrock, Daniel Quadrino, Jeremy Thompson Sing Wicked’s ‘What Is This Feeling?’ by Andrew Gans

The video is the latest in the #OutofOz series, offering new interpretations of Stephen Schwartz’s songs from the hit musical.

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Opening Night of New York City Ballet's Winter Season Honors Stravinsky and Balanchine January 22 by Charles M. Joseph

Playbill revisits a 2012 essay exploring the partnership between the legendary composer and NYCB co-founder.

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Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards at Family Arts Fest by Pauline Adamek

Children’s musician Jazzy Ash brings her lively, family-friendly New Orleans-themed music to Pepperdine University’s Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at 11 …

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Out of Oz: The Men of Wicked Perform “What Is This Feeling?” by Broadwaydirect

In this installment of Out Of Oz, Ashely Parker Angel, Kyle Dean Massey, Jeff Heimbrock, Daniel Quadrino, and Jeremy Thompson perform “What Is This Feeling?” The post Out of Oz: The Men…

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Review: ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ by Castaways Repertory Theatre by Kendall Mostafavi

The Castaways Repertory Theatre opened their production of Much Ado About Nothing, one of Shakespeare’s better-known romantic comedies, this past weekend. The story is packed with chicaner…

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Kaye Ballard, Star of Broadway’s The Golden Apple, Dies at 93 by Adam Hetrick

She introduced the classic “Lazy Afternoon” in her 1954 Broadway debut in The Golden Apple.

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The familial irritation in ‘Gulf View Drive’ is likely to strike a chord with every viewer by Celia Wren

Another play about beleaguered lovers is Pointless Theatre’s new offering, “Visions of Love.”

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BEAUTIFUL Offers Free Tickets to Furloughed Federal Workers by BroadwayWorld

Federal employees on furlough due to the partial government shutdown will be given free admission toBeautiful - The Carole King Musicalfor select Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday evenin…

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Kaye Ballard, Star of Stage and Screen, Dies at 93 by BroadwayWorld

Actress, Singer and Comedienne Kaye Ballard died today, January 22, 2019, peacefully at home in Rancho Mirage, CA at age 93 after a brief illness.

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Review Roundup: Critics Weigh in on ABOUT ALICE by Review Roundups

Theatre for a New Audience is currently staging the world premiere ofAbout Alice, a new play byCalvin Trillin, inspired by his 2007 memoir of the same name. The production, directed byLeonar…

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BWW TV: How Do You Measure a Song? RENT Company Picks Their Favorite Musical Moments! by Tv - Press Previews

From the iconic 'Seasons of Love' to the anthemic 'Finale B' the energetic 'La Vie Boheme' to the tragic 'I'll Cover You Reprise,' Rent is full of exceptional musical momentsand FOX is bring…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Tiler Peck, Terrence Mann, Dee Hoty, and Karen Ziemba Set for Marie at Seattle's 5th Avenue by Adam Hetrick

Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s new musical about the 14-year-old dancer who inspired Degas will open April 5 in Seattle.

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Loy A. Webb on What to Expect From Off-Broadway Premiere of Her Play The Light by Olivia Clement

The playwright, cast, and creative team open up about MCC's first production in its brand-new theatre.

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Changing The Face Of Ballet, Both Onstage And Behind The Scenes by Artsjournal1

“Called ‘The Equity Project: Increasing the Presence of Blacks in Ballet,’ the three-year initiative, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is a partnership between Da…

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Why Do We Fall For Fake News? Researchers Have Theories by Artsjournal

Much of the debate among researchers falls into two opposing camps. One group claims that our ability to reason is hijacked by our partisan convictions: that is, we’re prone to rationaliza…

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Review: ‘Submission’ by Scena Theatre by David Siegel

Go with no preconceived notions to best absorb Scena Theatre’s Submission, the American premiere theater adaptation of the 2015 European best-selling novel by French author Michel Houelleb…

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Big Apple Circus Returning to National Harbor by News Desk

The Big Apple Circus is back in the DC region for its second year. From February 14 through March 24, the Big Apple Circus will transform National Harbor into a big top with a modern twist …

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Thinking Out of the Box by American Theatre Editors

Arts and theatre programs won't fix our nation's incarceration problem, but they can do concrete and demonstrable good.

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A Role for Theatre in Criminal Justice? by American Theatre Editors

Formerly incarcerated individuals and corrections officials make a strong case.

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Escape Behind Bars by American Theatre Editors

St. Louis's Prison Performing Arts helps young inmates discover and rediscover their creative and interactive selves.

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Free to Be: A Diary From Women’s Prison by American Theatre Editors

What am I learning while doing time, apart from mopping the gym? I'm getting to know people in transition.

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Prison Theatre Programs by American Theatre Editors

Check out these theatre companies, programs, and projects across the country that aim to rehabilitate prisoners through the arts.

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Broadway-Bound Be More Chill Releases Karaoke Album by Joshua Lezmi

Find out how you could win a chance to perform at the Lyceum Theatre when the musical hits the Great White Way.

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Video: Actors and director meet at first rehearsal for award-winning hip hop play ‘Hype Man’ by Fountaintheatre

Last night, the company of actors, director, design and production team for our upcoming West Coast Premiere of Hype Man gathered together for the exciting first rehearsal.  After filling o…

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ON BROADWAY: The Prom is ‘every theatre fan’s dream’ ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, The Prom provides pure elation mixed with comedy so expertly that you can’t fail to leave with a beaming smile on your face.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Watch Tiki Barber Make His Broadway Debut in Kinky Boots by Andrew Gans

The former New York Giants star stepped into the role of Don January 18.

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Downton Abbey Favorite Penelope Wilton to Star in London Revival of The Bay at Nice by Dan Meyer

Richard Eyre will direct the Menier Chocolate Factory production.

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‘Turning The Usual Pattern Of Arts Engagement On Its Head’ by Artsjournal1

An Arts Council England-funded program called Creative People and Places “aims to increase arts participation in places where people are less likely to take part in arts activity”…

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Gallery Sues Former Employee For Stealing “Trade Secrets” by Artsjournal

It alleges that Bona Yoo, a former director who is now working at Lévy Gorvy gallery as a sales director, “surreptitiously copied valuable trade secrets” from Lehmann Maupin’s compute…

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Etienne Daho at the Electric Brixton — chanson, electropop and moody rock

The French singer’s London gig was a journey through the phases of his career

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Russwin Francisco on Art, Creativity and Receiving LA TI DO’s 2019 Joel Markowitz Award by Darby Dejarnette

LA TI DO Productions will present its second annual Joel Markowitz Award at LUCKY: A 7th Anniversary on January 28, 2019. Russwin Francisco, a film actor, producer and business owner, was ch…

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Nothing But Time: When ‘Godot’ Came to San Quentin by American Theatre Editors

How the Actor's Workshop's storied 1957 performance of the Beckett play at California's oldest prison set the stage for collaborations between correctional facilities and U.S. theatres.

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Taipei Dangdai art fair sweeps into town

Taiwan acquires its own, truly international event with a host of high-quality exhibitors and big sales

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Clarke Peters Replaces Giles Terera in Rachel Chavkin's The American Clock at The Old Vic by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage-and-screen alum Clarke Peters (The Wire) has joined the cast of The Old Vic's upcoming staging of Arthur Miller's The American Clock. Peters will take on the roles of Robe…

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Mystic Pizza Stage Musical in the Works with Original Score from Melissa Etheridge by Andy Lefkowitz

Melissa Etheridge will serve up a slice of musical heaven with an upcoming stage adaptation of the 1988 MGM flick Mystic Pizza. Etheridge is crafting original music and lyrics for the n…

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Megan Sikora & More to Star in Chick Flick the Musical at the Westside Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for the off-Broadway premiere of Chick Flick: The Musical, set to debut at the Westside Theatre next month. David Ruttura will direct and Sarah O'Gleby will choreogr…

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BWW Interview: Hiba Tawaji TALKS NOTRE DAME DE PARIS by Debbie Gilpin

On the eve of the return of Notre Dame de Paris to London - this time in its original French - I'm looking back to my time behind the scenes during its last few days in Paris. There I spoke …

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A superb cast in The Reincarnation of Red Plum, Xiqu Centre, Hong Kong

Tong Tik-sang’s Chinese opera marked the gala opening of the new West Kowloon Cultural District’s first venue

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Unknown Pleasures — a rewarding mixed bill at the Théâtre National de Chaillot, Paris

Ballet de Lorraine performed five pieces in a dance programme with an intriguing twist

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Chicago debut of 'Djembe! The Show' announces a Broadway cast and official run dates by Kt Hawbaker

“Djembe! The Show,” which makes its U.S. debut at Chicago’s Apollo Theater, announced its official cast and run dates on Tuesday, amending the show’s previously announced schedule. C…

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LA TI DO to present Joel Markowitz Award at ‘LUCKY: A 7th Anniversary’ by News Desk

LA TI DO will present its second annual Joel Markowitz Award at LUCKY: A 7th Anniversary on January 28, 2019. Washington, DC’s premiere cabaret series will award DC business owner Russwin …

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On the Ubiquitous Bill Bixby by Trav S.D.

A tribute today to the late Bill Bixby (Wilfred Bailey Everett Bixby III, 1934-1993). I would describe Bixby as a “likable, light” actor — he was more than up to a wide ran…

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Hands off my anecdote! The couple who mine their love-life for laughs by Paul Fleckney

When you and your partner are both standups, jokes are a competitive business. But are there any limits? Sarah Keyworth and Catherine Bohart reveal all“When something funny happens to us,…

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Heléne Yorke Proves Her Theatre Credentials by Ruthie Fierberg

The American Psycho and Bullets Over Broadway star’s comedy chops are on display in full force.

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’A thrilling night at the theatre’: WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION – County Hall ★★★★ by Jonathan Baz

Witness For The Prosecution is a glorious fusion of classic storytelling, first class production values and top-notch acting.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Why Tony Winner Victoria Clark Is an Actor’s Director by Andrew Gans

Clark is currently directing the Classic Stage Company production of The Dance of Death.

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‘A Quick 5’ with Matt Calvert by Susan Brall

“Heathers the Musical” is playing Wednesday, Jan. 23, Thursday, Jan. 24, Friday, Jan. 25, and Saturday, Jan. 26 at Dominion Stage at Gunston Theatre Two, 2700 S. Lang Street, Arl…

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with CLUB TROPICANA THE MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Get a sneak peek at rehearsalsfor the world premiere production ofCLUB TROPICANA THE MUSICALby Michael Gyngell, a summer adventure of love in the sun, with a soundtrack of smash-hit pop clas…

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Lindsay Mendez Interview: 54 Below and Golden Age Classics by Cleo Aukland

Tony Award winner Lindsay Mendez brings her solo show to Feinstein's/54 Below.

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Dance Review: ‘Cinderella’ by New Adventures at the Kennedy Center by Norah Dick

Matthew Bourne’s stunning new production of Cinderella announces its glamour and drama even before the curtain rises. The audience is treated to a backdrop featuring a glittering blue slip…

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Melissa Etheridge at Work on Mystic Pizza Musical by Adam Hetrick

The 1988 film starring Julie Roberts is being adapted for the stage by the Grammy and Oscar-winning songwriter.

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Mean Girls on Broadway: “I’d Rather Be Me” Official Lyrics & Meaning by Iris Chan

Mean Girls on Broadway is a hit and has already grossed over $63 million in ticket sales to date. “I’d Rather Be Me” appears on Mean Girls (Original Broadway Cast Recording) and is pro…

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WATCH: What to Expect From the Production Design of Rent on Fox by Roberto Araujo

Production Designer Jason Sherwood shares with Playbill how he brought Rent to live television.

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MYSTIC PIZZA Musical in the Works with Music by Melissa Etheridge, Book by Gordon Greenberg & Sas Goldberg by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has just learned that an all new musical stage adaptation of the 1988 motion picture MYSTIC PIZZA is now in development.

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U.K. Tour of To Kill a Mockingbird Canceled; Broadway Producers Claim Exclusive Rights by Olivia Clement

The 2019 tour of the Christopher Sergel adaptation of the novel was scheduled to kick off in Leicester in February.

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Beautiful to Offer Free Tickets During Government Shutdown by Iris Chan

It was announced today that federal employees on furlough due to the partial government shutdown will be given free admission to Beautiful: The Carole King Musical for select Tuesday, Thurs…

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‘A Criminally Underappreciated Moviemaker’: In Praise Of Elaine May by Artsjournal1

Describing her as “a terrific director of actors whose comedy can lacerate,” New York Times co-chief film critic Manohla Dargis reviews May’s career, from her 1971 directin…

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Surprise: 300-Year-Old Painting Uncovered In Fashion Boutique Remodel by Artsjournal

Boutique renovations, like most renovations, are often delayed. They frequently run over budget. But rarely are they delayed and over budget because a mysterious artwork more than three cent…

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Intelligent, Intrepid, And Generally Appalling: The Real-Life Forger Played By Melissa McCarthy In ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ by Artsjournal1

Historian and biographer Kathryn Hughes recounts the improbable career and character of Lee Israel, a talented and diligent biographer who turned into a talented and diligent criminal, alcoh…

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Choreographer Matthew Bourne appointed patron of Tring Park School by Georgia Snow

Choreographer Matthew Bourne has been named patron of Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. The school in Hertfordshire specialises in dance

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Musical adaptation of ‘Mystic Pizza’ in development by Caitlin Huston

A musical stage adaptation of “Mystic Pizza,” featuring the songs of Melissa Etheridge, is in development. The adaptation of the 1988 film will feature a book by Gordon Greenberg, the di…

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Making Light by Daniel Jackson

By Daniel Jackson. Daniel Jackson talks about creating an interactive DIY lighting system—that the audience partially controlled—for a recent production that took place almost entirely i…

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Review: Violet, Charing Cross Theatre by Grace Patrick

Review: Violet, Charing Cross Theatre3.0Overall ScoreI suppose my key issue with Violet lay directly in the story being told. There’s something hard to swallow about the very core of it: a…

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Ferment Fortnight at Bristol Old Vic – our pick of this year’s shows by Heather Marks

Ferment Fortnight puts artists from across the South West on stage at Bristol Old Vic twice a year, and is part of

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Broadway at the Oscars. Rent Live Preview. The Stages of Life. Super Bowl LIII Commercial on Stage. #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

The same week that Carol Channing died at the age of 97, Steven Spielberg announced that 17-year-old Rachel Zegler, a high school student in New Jersey, would be the new Maria in the film re…

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Kerry Washington-Led American Son to Be Filmed for Netflix by Andy Lefkowitz

Christopher Demos-Brown's star-packed Broadway-debut play American Son may be concluding its limited engagement on January 27, but audiences worldwide will soon have the chance to see th…

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Read Reviews for About Alice Off-Broadway by Joshua Lezmi

Calvin Trillin’s new play, about his late wife Alice Trillin, opened January 20 at Theatre For a New Audience at Polonsky Shakespeare Center .

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National Portrait Gallery set for redevelopment

New entrance to be opened in northern façade as part of £35m scheme

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Melissa Etheridge Prepping Musical ‘Mystic Pizza’ For Stage Delivery by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Rocker Melissa Etheridge will provide the musical ingredients for a stage adaptation of Mystic Pizza, the 1988 MGM rom-com that launched Julia Roberts and gave an early look at a …

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Text of the Day: Coming Clean by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

New Dramatists Will Honor Nathan Lane With 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award by Andrew Gans

Lane will be celebrated in May at the organization's 70th Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute.

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Watch the Official Trailer for HBO's Song of Parkland Documentary by Andrew Gans

The documentary follows Tony-honored high school drama teacher Melody Herzfeld and the Stoneman Douglas drama club, who helped bring their community together following the Parkland shooting.

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A First Look at Joan Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The world premiere, starring Tony nominee Johanna Day, began performances January 19 at the HERE Arts Center.

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Brendon Urie Teases Panic! At The Disco on Broadway with Incredible Fan Art by TV News Desk

A recent post on the Panic At The Disco's Instagram hints at a potential Broadway run for the band.The photoshows front man BrendonUrie holding a playbill based on Panic's most recent album,…

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Snubs and Surprises of the 2019 OSCARS Nominations by Kaitlin Milligan

This morning, nominations for the 91stOSCARSwere announced by Tracee Ellis Ross and Kumail Nanjiani.Find out who was snubbed and what surprised us

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New Dramatists Will Honor Nathan Lane At 2019 Spring Luncheon by BroadwayWorld

New Dramatists, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, will honor three-time Tony Award winner, Nathan Lane, with its 2019 Distinguished Achievement…

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‘Roma’ And ‘The Favourite’ Lead Oscar Nominations by Artsjournal1

Both films received ten nods each, including Best Picture, Best Actress, and Best Supporting Actress. The Roma nominations are making a bit of history: it’s the first Netflix original …

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How Do You Make ‘Twelve Angry Men’ Relevant In 2019? Cast Six White And Six Black Jurors by Artsjournal1

Director Sheldon Epps: “There is language in this play that you may have heard in a CNN report the night before. … It’s always been about racial issues; we’re just height…

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Using Virtual Reality To Design New Musical Instruments For The Disabled by Artsjournal1

The leader and a researcher from the Performance Without Barriers project write about how, always working with disabled performers themselves, they’ve adapted VR technology to augment …

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Jordan Fisher Shares His Rent Memories by Ruthie Fierberg

The star of Rent on Fox reveals how he started acting and his reaction to seeing Broadway’s Rent for the first time.

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‘It’s a Man’s World’ – Or Is It? An Interview with Lindsay Lavin and Ilana Gabrielle, Bringing their Cabaret Act to The Green Room 42 by Deb Miller

BFFs since their school days at Boston’s Berklee College of Music, Lindsay Lavin and Ilana Gabrielle make their return to the stage together at The Green Room 42, Broadway’s newest urban…

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Glenn Close, Bradley Cooper & More Earn 2019 Oscar Nominations by Eric King

Three-time Tony Award winner Glenn Close and Tony nominee Bradley Cooper have earned 2019 Academy Award nominations. The nominees were announced by actors Kumail Nanjiani and …

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CBS Sunday Morning Remembers Carol Channing by Ruthie Fierberg

Interview clips, performance highlights, and more in honor of the Tony winner’s passing.

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Phosphoros Theatre’s Syed Haleem Najibi: ‘We’ve told our stories in court many times, but here we take centre stage’ by Giverny Masso

Syed Haleem Najibi has shared his experiences of his journey from Afghanistan to the UK as an unaccompanied minor in productions with

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‘Extraordinary study of belief’: OUR LADY OF KIBEHO – Northampton by Not Exactly Billington

Katori Hall teams up once again with director James Dacre to present the extraordinary Our Lady of Kibeho, a study on belief that is at once universal and deeply personal, while also scrutin…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Disney’s Frozen Will Open in Australia in 2020 by Andrew Gans

The musical based on the 2013 film will play Sydney’s Capitol Theatre.

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Broadway’s American Son, With Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale, to Be Adapted for Netflix by Ryan McPhee

Washington and Pasquale—as well as Jeremy Jordan and Eugene Lee—will reprise their performances for the streaming platform.

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Broadway’s American Son Starring Kerry Washington Will Be Adapted for Netflix by Drew Shade

The Broadway play American Son starring Kerry Washington will find a home on the streaming platform Netflix. The announcement was made Monday night on the The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy F…

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Joseph Wambaugh: “Police Story” — and Other Police Stories by Trav S.D.

January 22 is the birthday of writer and former police officer Joseph Wambaugh (b. 1937). Wambaugh is a critical figure in the evolution of police drama, taking it into a direction of greate…

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20 Show Tunes And Their Pop Song Counterparts by Joseph Kisiday

Part of Broadway’s appeal to the masses is its ability to cross platforms. For example, show tunes such as “Aquarius” (“Hair”), “Superstar” (Jesus Christ Superstar), and “One…

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Lyric Hammersmith Announce Line Up For Evolution Festival 2019 by BroadwayWorld

The Lyric Hammersmith will be bringing its Evolution festival back for a fourth year. Evolution showcases artists aged 18-25, celebrating the ground-breaking and exciting work being produced…

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Dance Review: Dorrance Dance’s Tapestration by Marcia B. Siegel

I thought I'd never seen such a thrilling example of how dance and music can combine and feed each other. The post Dance Review: Dorrance Dance’s Tapestration appeared first on The Art…

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Magic Time!: ‘Jeffrey’ at Rainbow Theatre Project by John Stoltenberg

If there’s such a thing as gay wit, Paul Rudnick’s got a load of it. Imagine Oscar Wilde and Noël Coward if they could be out about it. Yeah, Rudnick ranks with them and then so…

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Review: Murder, She Didn’t Write, Leicester Square Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Murder, She Didn’t Write, Leicester Square Theatre4.0starsHow do you write a review for a show where the performance doesn’t have a script and the jokes have to be made up on the…

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UK To Get Third National Classical Radio Station by Artsjournal1

“Scala Radio, a station designed to have a more casual and youthful approach than its established rivals [BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM], with a focus on film scores and work by modern co…

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Guy Who Bought Banksy Mural On Welsh Garage Will Build Urban Art Centre Around It by Artsjournal1

Art dealer John Brandler, who paid an unannounced sum in the hundreds of thousands of pounds to the garage’s owner, says that he met with officials from the city of Port Talbot (where …

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How The Forward Ran Through Cash And Had To Give Up On Print by Artsjournal1

“The death of the Forward‘s print edition, and the slashes to its masthead, cap off decades of financial bleeding.” The publisher says the paper has run at a loss since 194…

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America’s Oldest Jewish Newspaper, The Forward, Shuts Down Its Print Editions by Artsjournal1

“[Founded in 1897 and] once known as The Jewish Daily Forward, the [Yiddish] publication first put out supplements in English in the 1980s and started a weekly edition in English in 19…

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New Dramatists selects Nathan Lane to receive distinguished achievement award by Caitlin Huston

New Dramatists has selected Nathan Lane as the recipient of its 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award. The annual award, which will be presented at its 70th Annual Luncheon in May, is given t…

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Broadway In Chicago Announces “KINKY BOOTS” Digital Lottery by Michael J. Roberts

Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce there will be a digital lottery and rush [...] The post Broadway In Chicago Announces “KINKY BOOTS” Digital Lottery appeared first on Showbiz…

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Glenn Close, Lady Gaga, More Among 2019 Oscar Nominations by Ryan McPhee

The Favourite and Roma led the pack with ten nods each.

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For Many With Disabilities, 'Let It Go' Is An Anthem Of Acceptance by Joseph Shapiro

The breakout song from Disney's Frozen has inspired many marginalized groups — but its message of rejecting stigma holds special resonance for disabled people and their families.

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Shariffa Ali and Victoria Clark on Directing and Strindberg by Victoria Myers

Mies Julie, an adaptation of Miss Julie by Yaël Farber set in post-Apartheid South Africa, and The Dance of Death, adapted by Conor McPherson, are currently being presented at Classic Stage…

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‘A wonderful display of vocal ability & performance’: SONGS FOR NOBODIES – West End by Olivia Mitchell

Taking the form of a one-woman show which tells the stories of the unheard meetings with famous performers, Songs For Nobodies is a wonderful display of vocal ability and performance from Be…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

A First Look at Debra Jo Rupp as Della, From Della's Sweets, in Bekah Brunstetter's The Cake by Olivia Clement

Della loves talkin' sweet and baking wedding cakes, but is she prepared to make this one?

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2019 Oscar Nominees by New York Theater

Oscar nominations for the 91st annual Academy Awards, which will be broadcast February 24 on ABC. “Roma”(on Netflix!) and “The Favourite” each received 10 Oscar nominations. Best Pic…

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The Actual Peter Luger by Trav S.D.

January 22 is the birthday of the legendary restaurateur Peter Luger (1922-41). Originally from Bavaria, Luger opened a dining and amusement establishment in then-predominantly German Willi…

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Arcola Theatre Announces The World Premiere Of KEITH? A COMEDY by BroadwayWorld

Arcola Theatre today announces the world premiere of Keith A Comedy. Oscar Pearce directs Mark Jax Morgan, Natalie Klamar Roxy, Joseph Milson Keith, Aki Omoshaybi Mohammed, Sara Powell Veena…

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BWW's On This Day - January 22, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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2019 OSCARS: Full List of Academy Awards Nominees - Updating Live! by TV News Desk

This morning, nominationsfor the 91stOscarswill be announced byTracee Ellis Ross andKumail Nanjiani.

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‘American Son’ to be adapted for Netflix by Caitlin Huston

“American Son” will be getting the Netflix treatment. Netflix will adapt a film version of Christopher Demos-Brown’s play, to be streamed on the platform. The adaptation will feature o…

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Theatres at Risk Register 2019 announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Theatres Trust announces the Theatres at Risk Register for 2019. This post Theatres at Risk Register 2019 announced first appeared on British Theatre. Hurrah!

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NEWS: Clarke Peters & Sule Rimi are to join the cast of The American Clock at the Old Vic as Giles Terera pulls out by Press Releases

Clarke Peters and Sule Rimi are to step in to cover the roles of Robertson, Moe 3 and Taylor in Arthur Miller’s The American Clock at the Old Vic, directed by Rachel Chavkin, following new…

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Clarke Peters joins The American Clock as Giles Terera withdraws by Robin Johnson

Clarke Peters is joining the cast of The American Clock at The Old Vic, replacing Giles Terera, who has withdrawn from the show due to personal reasons. The post Clarke Peters joins The Amer…

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Toronto Venue First Known As O’Keefe Centre Gets Its Fourth Name by Artsjournal1

Opened in 1960 as the home of the Canadian Opera Company and National Ballet of Canada as well as a venue for rock, jazz and other concerts, the O’Keefe Centre was renamed the Hummingb…

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National Museum Of Brazil Opens Its First Exhibition Since Disastrous Fire by Artsjournal1

The show, housed at another Rio museum, the Palace of the House of Money, features fossils found in Antarctica. Eight of the items on display, including a pterodactyl bone, were recovered fr…

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Support Graeae’s groundbreaking training for young disabled theatremakers by Promoted Content

Graeae’s Ensemble programme has already helped 14 young people prepare for a career in theatre. Now, The Stage is supporting Graeae’s fundraising

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Those Who Disagree Are ‘Fearmongering’: Mark Rylance Flogs His Shakespeare-Wasn’t-Shakespeare Theory Again by Artsjournal1

In his foreword to an upcoming book by a Baconian, the award-winning actor and former artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe writes, “I continue to be regularly and passionatel…

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‘Absorbing & intense’: ROSENBAUM’S RESCUE – Park Theatre ★★★★ by Anne Cox

Absorbing and intense Rosenbaum’s Rescue questions our beliefs and memories, and offers a radical new version of one country’s wartime experiences.

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You don't know what comedians or where they'll play, you just show up: Shhh, Don't Tell Comedy by Zach Freeman

It’s seven o’clock on a Friday night and the WinTrust Bank on Damen and Melrose is closed. The doors are locked and the lights are mostly off. Inside the bank there’s movement. In the …

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Concert series ‘Night Caps’ starring a host of West End stars is announced as part of MT Fest UK at The Other Palace

Paul Taylor-Mills’ plans for MT Fest UK, a two-week festival of new musical theatre, already sounded exciting, but a bonus comes in the shape of Night Caps, an informal late-night concerts…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

“Masquerade Hotel” is at Toho Cinemas by Blouin Artinfo

Directed by Masayuki Suzuki, “Masquerade Hotel” releases in Japanese movie theaters on January 18, 2019.The plot of the film centers on three murder cases that take place in Tokyo. Numbe…

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Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For RUTHERFORD AND SON at at Sheffield Theatres by BroadwayWorld

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announces the full casting for Caroline Steinbeis' major revival of Githa Sowerby's Rutherford and Son. Steinbeis directs Esh Al…

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Violet review – Fun Home duo's road trip gets lost in music by Michael Billington

Charing Cross theatre, LondonKaisa Hammarlund impresses but Jeanine Tesori’s musical has a trite message and gets an over-amplified productionJeanine Tesori, who wrote the scores for Carol…

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Moscow’s Pushkin Drama Theatre: The Russian theatre ripping up the rule book by Natasha Tripney

From The Cherry Orchard with no trees to a Russian-language Shakespeare in Love, Pushkin Drama Theatre artistic director Evgeny Pisarev tells Natasha

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Clarke Peters to replace Giles Terera in The American Clock at the Old Vic by Matthew Hemley

Giles Terera has pulled out of the Old Vic’s forthcoming production of The American Clock citing personal reasons, with Clarke Peters replacing

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Call the Midwife writer: ‘My actor husband took a two-year career break so I could work – we need equality at home’ by Giverny Masso

Call the Midwife writer Heidi Thomas has claimed “equality at home” is as important as industry support for creatives with caring duties,

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Casting directors behind Hamilton and Follies up for inaugural awards honouring their craft by Matthew Hemley

Casting directors behind shows including Follies and Hamilton have been nominated for an inaugural awards ceremony honouring their work. The Casting Awards

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UK theatres left with schedule holes following Mockingbird and Dolittle cancellations by Georgia Snow

Theatres around the UK have been dealt a double blow after a tour of To Kill a Mockingbird was cancelled just two

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Standing at Zero: Pretty Woman's Alex Michael Stoll (Possibly NSFW) by JK

Over the past year, we've been taking note of your requests and suggestions for improving this site, and we are listening. The two biggest requests have been to highlight ensemble members an…

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Review: Twelfth Night, Southwark Playhouse by Madeline Lee

Review: Twelfth Night, Southwark Playhouse2.5starsA hyperactively charged show that takes Shakespeare into a contemporary setting, this show is a quirky adaptation of Twelfth Night that find…

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VAULT Presents Authentic Stories Of Substance Misuse And Recovery by BroadwayWorld

'Check-inCheck-out', premiering March 6-10 at VAULT Festival 2019, is a new play devised by Outside Edge Theatre Company's ensemble of actors in recovery from substance misuse. The UK's only…

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Relaxed Performance of The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time announced by Eleni Cashell

There will be a Relaxed Performance of the smash-hit show, The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time, on Saturday 6 April at 2.30pm.This special matinee performance will take place d…

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Full Cast Announced For THE AMERICAN CLOCK by BroadwayWorld

The Old Vic today announces that Clarke Peters The Wire, Five Guys Named Moe will be joining the cast of Arthur Miller's The American Clock, directed by Rachel Chavkin, to play Robertson Moe…

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BWW Review: VIOLET, Charing Cross Theatre by Gary Naylor

What a strange thing is Violet - indeed, what a strange thing is Violet, our eponymous heroine. But more of that later.

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Lookback: John Updike, R.I.P. by Terry Teachout

From 2009: I never succeeded in engaging with John Updike’s work, and I’ve always assumed that the fault is mine. Throughout my lifetime he was the very model of a modern man of letters,…

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Almanac: Ambrose Bierce on patience by Terry Teachout

“Patience, n. A minor form of despair, disguised as a virtue.” Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary

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‘The natural growth of the characters can be keenly felt’: OUTLYING ISLANDS – King’s Head Theatre ★★★★ by Michael Davis

Written by David Greig and directed by Jessica Lazar, Outlying Islands explores the dichotomy between civilisation and nature, celibacy and longing, captivity and freedom…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Philip Glass’s “David Bowie” at Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium by Blouin Artinfo

Andre de Ridder conducts the concert on February 15 and 16, 2019, at Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium.This concert is poised to reignite the magic of memorable film and TV scores. According to…

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Daniel Portman to star in We’re Staying Right Here by Robin Johnson

The Park Theatre have today announced casting for Henry Devas' debut play We're Staying Right Here - with Game Of Thrones actor Daniel Portman set to star. The post Daniel Portman to star in…

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“Carmen” at Staatsoper, Hamburg by Blouin Artinfo

Georges Bizet’s “Carmen” will be on stage in a new French production at Staatsoper, Hamburg from February 7-April 16, 2019.The original libretto of Bizet’s four act opera was written…

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Review: The Dark at the Ustinov, Bath by Lilith Wozniak

A rich tapestry: Lilith Wozniak reviews Nick Makoha's autobiographical play about stories of exile and displacement. The post Review: The Dark at the Ustinov, Bath appeared first on Exeunt M…

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Celine Dion Announced For British Summer Time in Hyde Park by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Acclaimed vocalist Celine Dion is to kick off British Summer Time Hyde Park on 5 July 2019. Tickets are on sale 23rd January at 9am. This post Celine Dion Announced For Briti…

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Full Cast Confirmed For IN THE WILLOWS by BroadwayWorld

Full casting has been confirmed for the UK tour of In The Willows the explosive brand new musical retelling of The Wind In The Willows, from the award-winning Metta Theatre. Olivier award-wi…

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The Royal Ballet Presents New Work New Music, A Programme Of Six World Premieres In The Linbury Theatre by BroadwayWorld

New Work New Music, a programme of six world premieres to contemporary music never before used for dance, is presented by The Royal Ballet in the Linbury Theatre this February, accompanied b…

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Relaxed Performance Of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Announced by BroadwayWorld

A Relaxed Performance of the National Theatre's multi award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will take place at the Piccadilly Theatre on Saturday 6 Ap…

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Wake Up With BWW 1/22: Lin-Manuel Miranda May Write MOANA Sequel, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning, BroadwayWorld We hope all of our northeast readers survived yesterday's windstorm. Settle in to this much quieter morning by reading the top Broadway stories.

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VIDEO: Kerry Washington Announces That AMERICAN SON Will Be Filmed For Netflix by Stephanie Wild

Kerry Washington announced during her appearance on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon that the Broadway play American Son will be filmed for Netflix.

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Lenny Henry joins King Hedley II production by Eleni Cashell

Sir Lenny Henry will soon be treading the boards of Theatreland once more, as he will be starring in a production of King Hedley II at the Theatre Royal Stratford East.Directed by the theatr…

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Violet review at Charing Cross Theatre, London – ‘gentle quirky charm’ by Rosemary Waugh

Jeanine Tesori and Brian Crawley’s musical, originally performed Off-Broadway in 1997, is in many ways a classic Bildungsroman, complete with a heroine

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“Come From Away” at Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Edmonton by Blouin Artinfo

“Come from Away,” a musical set in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, will play at Edmonton’s Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium from March 12-17, 2019.With a book, music, and lyrics …

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‘Strong & enjoyable production’: VIOLET – Charing Cross Theatre by Shanine Salmon

Violet is a warm, considerate musical with a lot to say about the past and some real faces of the future to look out for.

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WATCH: "Come What May" from Moulin Rouge on Broadway. How much do you want it to come to the West End!?

It feels like we've waited forever for a MOULIN ROUGE stage musical, but now it's on Broadway we're getting impatient for a West End run! Well, for now we may have to dream, but at least we …

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Review: Cuts of the Cloth at Push Festival, Manchester by James Varney

'Its polemic is potent': James Varney writes on a science fiction performance about structural Islamophobia by Outside the Frame Arts. The post Review: Cuts of the Cloth at Push Festival, Ma…

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Lenny Henry leads cast of Stratford East’s King Hedley II by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Lenny Henry is to lead the cast of August Wilson’s King Hedley II at Theatre Royal Stratford East. This post Lenny Henry leads cast of Stratford East’s King Hedle…

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NEWS: Billy Bishop Goes To War transfers to the Southwark Playhouse by Press Releases

Billy Bishop Goes To War will transfer to the Southwark Playhouse from 13 March-6 April 2019 (press night is 15 March) following its successful run at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Written and …

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Theatres Trust urges local councils to work with owners to save 31 at-risk venues by Georgia Snow

Theatre owners and operators need to work more collaboratively with local authorities and community groups to protect the UK’s endangered venues, the

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“Falstaff” at The Dallas Opera by Blouin Artinfo

Lee Blakely’s original production “Falstaff,” will be on stage at The Dallas Opera from April 26-May 4, 2019.In this uproarious adaptation of “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” Sir John…

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“Tartuffe” at National Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

Jon Donnelly’s “Tartuffe,” will be on stage at National Theatre’s Lyttelton Theatre venue from February 11-April 30, 2019.“Tartuffe” (“The Impostor”) or (”The Hypocrite”)…

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For MLK Day: Recap of My Visit to the National Museum of African American History & Culture by Artsjournal1

Visitors who had scored timed entry passes for a Martin Luther King Day pilgrimage to the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in DC were out of luck: Its doors r…

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2018 jazz, blues and beyond deaths (with links) by Artsjournal1

Not a happy post, but a useful one: here are the hundreds of musicians and music industry activists who died in 2018, as compiled by photographer-writer Ken Franckling for the Jazz Journalis…

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‘This is exactly the kind of intellectual exercise modern theatres should engage in’: DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL – Shakespeare’s Globe by Maryam Philpott

Someone at the Globe may have sold their soul to the devil after all because it is the companion piece to Doctor Faustus, Dark Night of the Soul, that is exactly the kind of successful initi…

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The Green Room: Have you ever felt pressure not to take work outside London? 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…​​​​​​​​​​ Albert

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Corrie star wins legal battle against NI Opera with ‘UK-wide ramifications for performers’ pay by Matthew Hemley

Northern Ireland Opera has lost a tribunal brought against it by actors including Coronation Street’s Kerri Quinn, which revolved around performers’ rights

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Vault Festival’s head of theatre Gillian Greer: ‘It’s intimidating, there are a lot of artists to support’ by Natasha Sutton Williams

One job is not enough for Gillian Greer, who runs between her roles as senior script reader at the National Theatre and

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Going beyond Bausch: Tanztheater Wuppertal's new moves by Interviews By Chris Wiegand

Almost 10 years after her death, Pina Bausch’s company are presenting a pair of brand new creations. Veteran dancers and newer recruits discuss leaping into the worlds of Dimitris Papaioan…

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Deputy stage manager Emma Cook: How we made skulls and bones to be smashed up on stage by Emma Cook

One of the upsides of being a deputy stage manager in a producing theatre is that the work can vary so much

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Actor and writer Ross Ericson: Fringe venues put profit above productions – it is unsustainable by Ross Ericson

The Unknown Soldier, my play about the end of the First World War, has toured extensively around the UK, sold out at

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Episode 602: 2019 Preview by MusicalTalk

Nick and Antonia discuss the massive amount of shows coming to London and beyond in 2019.  2019 promises to be an exciting year - with new shows such as Only Fools and Horses, Dear Evan Han…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL Will Have A Limited Run At London's The Other Palace by Bww News Desk

Showstopper The Improvised Musical will play a strictly limited eight-week run at The Other Palace from Today 22 January, delivering 8 brand new completely spontaneous musicals every week, a…

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A Magical Journey into Wonderland: Alice by Lindsay Price

Prepare for a magical trip to Wonderland with the classical adaptation, Alice by Lindsay Price. Alice follows the white rabbit down the rabbit hole into Wonderland, where she meets a cornuco…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Melbourne Queer Film Festival reveals a sneak peak of 2019 titles by Arts Review

The 2019 Melbourne Queer Film Festival will reveal a stupendous lineup when, like a comet, it blazes across 3 amazing venues from 14 to 25 March. Showcasing 142 features, documentaries and s…

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DVR Alert: Laura Osnes, Susan Egan, And Courtney Reed Head To Food Network WINNER CAKE ALL by Alexa Criscitiello

On January 21, theatre fans can tune in to the Food Network for a fresh-baked Broadway princess party on a new baking competition series, Winner Cake All

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Naomi Watts Joins “Wolves and Villagers” Series by Blouin Artinfo

Actor Naomi Watt has been tapped to star in the short-form series "Wolves and Villagers" for streaming service Quibi, reports Variety.Jason Blum along with Stuart Blumberg will serve as exec…

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Sony Shuts Down Crackle in Latin America by Blouin Artinfo

Sony is folding Crackle in Latin America. The streaming service will cease operations in the region on April 30, 2019, reports The Hollywood Reporter."Crackle Latin America is not sustainabl…

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Netflix To Adapt Broadway Hit ‘American Son’ With Kerry Washington Reprising Role by Dino-Ray Ramos

Christopher Demos-Brown’s Broadway play American Son is heading to Netflix. The critically-acclaimed hit will be adapted for the streaming giant. Kerry Washington, who will reprise h…

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IMPRESSIONS: Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble's “The Art of Luv (Part 6): Awesome Grotto!” as part of American Realness at Abrons Arts Center by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: “The Art of Luv (Part 6): Awesome Grotto!” as part of American Realness at Abrons Arts Center, "Awesome Grotto! could easily mock its subject matter, but ROKE encounters…

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