Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Are You Obsessive Compulsive? You Fit The Age In Which We Live by Artsjournal

“There’s no sugar-coating it: full-fledged OCD is pathological. It renders you unable to function, as I have experienced firsthand. But at the same time, obsessiveness suits our current …

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Spoiler Alert: Does Knowing The Ending Of A Story Ruin Or Enhance Enjoyment? by Artsjournal

A 2013 study Offers some answers: “After sneakily revealing the end of short stories when describing them to test subjects, he found that their enjoyment of the fictional narratives actual…

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The Next Great Indie Bookstore Chain? Shakespeare & Co. Makes A Move by Artsjournal

In addition to the flagship store on Lexington Ave., the company opened its first store in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square last October. A second New York City store, which opened the fo…

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Review: In ‘Lunch Bunch,’ You Are What Eats You by Alexis Soloski

Sarah Einspanier’s play centers on beleaguered public defenders trying to find ways to nourish themselves and maybe one another.

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Q&A: Intimate portraits by Paul Mpagi Sepuya revise notion of 'dark rooms' by Jane Henderson | Post-Dispatch Book Editor

Very different kinds of “dark rooms” are referenced in new exhibitions at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Study: To Teach Music To Students, Ditch Mozart And Add Hip Hop by Artsjournal

A four-year study by Youth Music concluded that too many schools fail to include current musical genres and recommended that lessons should focus on “Stormzy rather than Mozart” in ord…

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Learning As Observation (First From Afar) And Then Focusing On What Can Be Known by Artsjournal

“As the conversation of the physical phenomenon under discussion grows more complex, language is revealed to be inadequate to the task of describing abstract thought. At this point, studen…

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Before The Kremlin Could Stop It, Rap Spread All Over Russia by Artsjournal1

It was the Web, and especially V Kontakte (Russia’s Facebook), that made it possible, and, as always in such cases, the old fogeys in charge didn’t catch on until it was too late to stop…

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This Year’s NEA Jazz Masters by Artsjournal

Jazz’s highest public honor will go to Roscoe Mitchell, Dorthaan Kirk, Reggie Workman and Bobby McFerrin at a ceremony in April 2020. Held at the SFJazz Center in San Francisco, it will be…

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Theatre For Deaf Kids And (Especially) Their Hearing Parents by Artsjournal1

Director Paula Garfield, mother of two deaf children and deaf herself, created Horrible Histories: Dreadful Deaf “just as much for hearing parents as for their deaf children. It’s a chan…

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Choreographing A Dance About How Awful It Is To Be A Dancer by Artsjournal1

“With her latest work, Fame Notions, [choreographer Gillian Walsh] seeks to understand what she calls the ‘fundamentally pessimistic or alienating pursuit’ of being a dancer.” Walsh …

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The National and Duncan Sheik Musicals Bookend New Group’s 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

A musical 'Cyrano' starring Peter Dinklage joins premieres by Donja R. Love and Thomas Bradshaw and a musical based on 'Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice.'

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25 Days of Tonys: Why The Ferryman’s Jez Butterworth and Laura Donnelly Knew the Irish Story Would Work on Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-nominated playwright and Tony-nominated actor shed light on the process of bringing the epic play to life onstage.

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'I even loved his Twankey': Dench, Hopkins, Mirren and more on Ian McKellen at 80 by Interviews By Catherine Shoard and Chris Wiegand

Wild parties, stunning performances, silhouette erections and marrying Patrick Stewart twice. As the actor turns 80, friends including Derek Jacobi, Janet Suzman, Michael Sheen, Bill Condon …

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The Duchess (of Malfi) review – indictment of patriachal power by Mark Fisher

Royal Lyceum, EdinburghZinnie Harris reframes the tragedy to take in the consequences of male violence, as Kirsty Stuart’s duchess provides a defiant centre They’re a pathetic lot, the m…

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Watch 7 Songs from Tony-Nominated Broadway Shows by Michael Paulson

Cher! Rodgers & Hammerstein! The Temptations! Plus a giddy prom-goer and a very anxious actress — and only here.

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A Season to Catch Up on Reading

The Times’s critics on what they look forward to diving into this summer.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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The Life I Lead, Featuring Miles Jupp as Mary Poppins Film Star David Tomlinson, Sets West End Transfer by Andy Lefkowitz

Following an acclaimed U.K. premiere, The Life I Lead, a solo play starring Miles Jupp as Disney film star David Tomlinson, will move to London's West End this fall. Written by James Kettle …

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Hit Makers! Ain't Too Proud Director Des McAnuff & Choreographer Sergio Trujillo on Their Longtime Collaboration by Broadway.com

Director Des McAnuff and choreographer Sergio Trujillo discuss making Motown magic in Broadway's Ain't Too Proud.

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Erich Bergen Books Second Shift in Waitress on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Erich Bergen is headed home to Broadway. On the heels of a celebrated 2018 turn as the goofy, charming Dr. Pomatter in the musical Waitress, the stage-and-screen star has signed on to assu…

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Book Review: “Uninhabitable Earth” — Incentivizing Survival by Ed Meek

We will find out how much the future of the earth matters in the next Presidential election. The post Book Review: “Uninhabitable Earth” — Incentivizing Survival appeared first on The …

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All Hail the Queens: Watch the Trailer for Six in Chicago by Dan Meyer

The musical explores Henry VIII’s six wives, nearly all of whom met an untimely demise, in a new light.

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‘Sooner/Later’ weaves rom-com premise into bittersweet family portrait by Celia Wren

Local writer Allyson Currin’s play is often funny, ultimately moving and occasionally slack.

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Five Reasons to Kick Off Pride Month With Monumental’s ‘Flip Flop’ by Guest Author

Get ready kweens! For the fifth year in a row, Monumental Theatre Company will be presenting its annual Flip Flop cabaret. This is THE Pride month kickoff event you won’t want to miss. Let…

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3 Days in a Van With a Shakespeare Troupe. Daggers and Dunkin’ Donuts. by Alexis Soloski

The intrepid young actors from Shakespeare & Company perform on a four month tour, not unlike the traveling players from Elizabethan times.

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How Sierra Boggess Tripped Up Ramin Karimloo In the Love Never Dies Workshop by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth takes us inside the most recent workshop for The Phantom of the Opera sequel, highlights from his concert with Andrèa Burns, and more.

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In the Movies: Aladdin, Lion King, Cats plus two nods to the Bard by Steven McKnight

Anyone watching television this week has probably viewed the onslaught of commercials for the Memorial Day weekend opening of Aladdin. It is the first of three major releases based on Broadw…

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The National Theatre announces its 12-show Broadway season by Tim Treanor

The new season scheduled for the Washington’s National Theatre seems more promising, at this point, than the Washington Nationals season. The National Theatre will present seven musicals a…

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Review: Jubilee, Tazewell Thompson’s glorious tribute to The Fisk Jubilee Singers by Jeffrey Walker

Steeped in history and echoing with divine harmony, Jubilee is an event you won’t want to miss. A cast of thirteen singing actors – each a strong performer in their own right – work se…

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Erich Bergen Will Return to Cast of Broadway’s Waitress by Andrew Gans

The hit Sara Bareilles musical continues at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

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In the Moment: ‘Richard iii’ at Synetic Theater by David Siegel

Synetic Theater’s Richard iii is a potent conspiratorial theatrical experience for an anxious age such as ours. It is the ultimate in theatrical paranoia, set in a time out of joint. It’…

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'Volta' by Cirque du Soleil is now at Soldier Field with all the old excitement by Chris Jones

Cirque du Soleil has brought 25 different shows to the Chicago area over the last 30 years. I’ve reviewed 24 of them, from “Alegria” to “Saltimbanco” to “Varekai,” from the old…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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NiteLife Exchange Picks of the Week

Combining song, story and comedy, “RuPaul’s Drag Race” star, Shea Coulee, returns to New York with a newly revised edition of her critically acclaimed debut solo show Coulee With A “…

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Michael Urie, Beth Malone, Taylor Trensch, Jason Tam, and More to Perform in Pride Plays by Olivia Clement

The festival of readings will celebrate LGBTQIA voices in commemoration of the Stonewall anniversary this June.

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Charles Busch Brings NATIVE NEW YORKER to London by BroadwayWorld

Celebrated actorplaywright and cabaret entertainer Charles Busch returns to Live At Zedel - Soho's unique live entertainment concept at Crazy Coqs - in Native New Yorker, a musical entertain…

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Honing Your Acting Instrument, and Maybe an Actual Instrument Too by American Theatre Editors

Ohio University is creating more flexibility for its musical theatre BFA students to pursue other subjects, including formal musical training.

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The Bathtub Girls gets physical with story of sisters who murdered their mother by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

The most compelling moments of The Bathtub Girls, now on at the Assembly Theatre, rely on movement instead of text to communicate a growing sense of dread, writes Carly Maga.

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Review: Continuity at curtainup.com/ by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Playwright Bess Wohl tackles the challenge of how do you tell a compelling story about climate change and create human stakes in the face of something so vast

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Meet the Tony Nominees: Casey Nicholaw, Director of ‘The Prom’ by Matthew Wexler

Nicholaw on his cast: “They work harder with any group that I've ever worked with.”

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Walt Whitman Gets the Old Trav S.D. Treatment by Trav S.D.

The Poet of Democracy turns 200 in a few days! Come see me pay tribute to Walt Whitman in the perfect surroundings: Theater for the New City’s Lower East Side Festival of the Arts! My slot…

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‘Hadestown’ Director Rachel Chavkin Is A Broadway Rarity – And That’s A Shame: Tony Watch Q&A by Greg Evans

Rachel Chavkin has been here before. Under her direction, Hadestown, Anaïs Mitchell’s gorgeous musical that sets the mythical tales of Orpheus, Eurydice, Hades and Persephone in – above…

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Livestreaming foldA by SpiderWebShow

By . SpiderWebShow Performance and HowlRound present events from FoldA (Festival of Live Digital Art) livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlro…

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A Look Inside Opening Night for Continuity Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The new play, helmed by Rachel Chavkin, opened May 21 at MTC's Off-Broadway stage.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Review: Powerful 'Dear Evan Hansen' injects real emotions into a viral world by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Tony Award-winning best musical and star Ben Levi Ross make auspicious debuts at Heinz Hall.

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Kristolyn Lloyd, Lauren Marcus, More Set for 54 Sings Miley Cyrus by Andrew Gans

The July 7 concert at Feinstein’s/54 Below will celebrate the music of the singer-songwriter.

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Words Matter: Contemporary America Theater Festival 2019 Season Preview by Andrew Walker White

For nearly 30 years, the Contemporary American Theater Festival in nearby Shepherdstown, West Virginia has offered audiences some of the most breathtaking, insightful and pointed dramas you…

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Find Your Summer Theatre Internship by Playbill Staff

Here is a selection of currently available internship opportunities around the country.

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Hamilton Sets 2021 Australian Premiere at Sydney Lyric Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Hamilton is headed down under. Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical juggernaut has scheduled an Australian premiere production at the Sydney Lyric Theatre set to begin performances in M…

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING by BroadwayWorld

1869. Deep in the heart of Victorian London is a theatre where only the strongest survive. Controlled by men and constrained by corsets, four very different women are drawn into the dark und…

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Amber Gray to Join Dave Malloy at JACK Benefit Concert by Olivia Clement

The evening, hosted by Octet composer Malloy, will be held at (Le) Poisson Rouge in June.

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Now Published!! by Adam Szymkowicz

Kodachrome Cast 5-16 (min 3F 2M) Welcome to Colchester, a small town where everybody knows each other and the pace of life allows the pursuit of love to take up as much space as it needs. …

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Upcoming at Feinstein’s/54 Below: Ellie MacPherson, Chris Newcomer, and New Musicals Showcase by Adam Hetrick

MacPherson chronicles the lives of U.S. First Ladies in Happy Birthday, Mr. President! First Ladies Edition.

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Nôtre-Dame’s Walls Are So Unstable That A Strong Gale Could Knock Them Over: Study by Artsjournal1

“A mechanical engineer at the University of Versailles has modelled the engineering of the structure and shown that the walls of Nôtre-Dame could collapse under the pressure of wind speed…

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This Opera Company Went Out And Asked Folks What They Want From Opera by Artsjournal1

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis did some research to find out what could get new people in the door — and, just as importantly, what doesn’t work. – American Theatre

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Alabama Public Television Just Blocked Broadcast Of The Cartoon Wedding Of A Rat And An Aardvark by Artsjournal1

“When the children’s television show Arthur made headlines last week for an episode in which the beloved teacher Mr. Ratburn marries his male aardvark partner, Alabama viewers saw only a…

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‘Sex, Money And Idiots In Power’ — Why Restoration Comedy And Drama May Be Just The Entertainment For Our Times by Artsjournal1

“Ever worry about getting paid, getting laid or finding love? Does social anxiety prickle your palms? Do you despair of a world slipping its moorings? Restoration drama may speak to you.…

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China Has Blocked Access To Wikipedia In All Languages by Artsjournal1

The obvious explanation would be that the 20th anniversary of the Tienanmen Square massacre is upcoming (June 4). “When Wikipedia’s official account tweeted that the reasons for the tota…

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How To Reshuffle The Historical Great Books Canon by Artsjournal

The “great anthology” collections of books drew readers’ attention to books of the past. But most of the works chosen were from the historical mainstream. How to change it? A couple of…

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A ‘Movement Installation’ For Dancers With And Without Disabilities by Artsjournal1

“For an artwork that’s making strides around the world, On Display places remarkable value on motionlessness. ‘It’s a lot of stillness,’ creator-choreographer Heidi Latsky says of …

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Yes, Antonio Banderas Is Totally Playing Pedro Almodóvar In Their New Movie — And Yes, Says Banderas, It Was Weird by Artsjournal1

“It’s weird to play a character who lived, more weird if he’s still alive — because he’s producing more information every day — and extraordinarily rare that he is behind the cam…

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The Voodoo Puppeteers of King Kong on Broadway by Broadway Direct

From a booth in the mezzanine at King Kong on Broadway, three "Voodoo puppeteers" control Kong's voice, facial expressions and more! Here's an exclusive look at one of Broadway's most EPIC a…

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At risk theatres given £90k boost to help renovation work in new funding scheme by Georgia Snow

Six endangered theatres across England have been awarded a share of £90,000 from a new fund created to support venues in need

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Hoard review – emotional wreckage from a drive-by family visit by Arifa Akbar

Arcola theatre, LondonThere are entertaining performances in Bim Adewunmi’s lively debut play about a British-Nigerian family with a dinner guest The dinner party has served as the setting…

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Below the Belt suffers from a too-vaguely-imagined dystopia by Katie Powers

We can't worry about odd couple roommates until we know how much danger they're in. Below the Belt, written by Richard Dresser and presented by Hundo4u Productio…

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It Is Magic takes a sympathetic look at the world of storefront theater by Dmitry Samarov

How and why do you go on making art in the face of indifference? Theater Oobleck presents the world premiere of Mickle Maher's latest hilarious tragedy. In the b…

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The Winter's Tale of our discontent by Irene Hsiao

But at least "Exit, pursued by a bear" finally makes sense. Now still being the winter of our discontent, it feels unwarranted for the Goodman Theatre to run its…

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Storefront Theater Musical is a bad-faith disaster by Kt Hawbaker

It commits the great satirical sin of punching down. Remember High School Musical? Cool, cool, here's what would happen if someone fused the squickiest parts of …

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More than a decade after its premiere, Next to Normal is still brilliantly weird by Jack Helbig

It's a rock musical about suffering from bipolar disorder and getting electroshock treatment. This award-winning 2008 musical by Brian Yorkey (book and lyrics) a…

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Miracle is the theatrical equivalent of a no-stakes late-season game by Josh Flanders

We waited 108 years for this? If you love the Cubs and don't see many musicals, then Miracle is the show for you. Like watching a mediocre baseball game, it's pr…

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La Havana Madrid returns, bringing cha cha, salsa, and love by Josh Flanders

Sandra Delgado's immersive musical about a legendary 1960s Latinx nightclub is as heartfelt as ever. La Havana Madrid, Sandra Delgado's award-winning immersive m…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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The New York Philharmonic Explores Music That Grapples With Conflict by John Rockwell

Jaap van Zweden and the orchestra conclude a first season together with the Music of Conscience from May 22.

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Cast of Tony-Nominated Kiss Me, Kate Revival Meets Grayce Spence, Last Living Member of Original Broadway Cast by Nathan Skethway

Spence visited the cast of the Roundabout revival, which includes Kelli O'Hara, Will Chase, and Corbin Bleu, before their May 21 performance.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child coming to Toronto in 2020 by Patrick Ho - Rewrite Editor,raju Mudhar - Staff Reporter

The two-part play, written by Jack Thorne, J.K. Rowling and John Tiffany, features a grown-up Harry, now married with three children. It will be staged at Toronto’s Ed Mirvish Theatre.

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The Life I Lead, Featuring Miles Jupp as Mary Poppins Film Star David Tomlinson, Sets West End Transfer by Andy Lefkowitz

Following an acclaimed U.K. premiere, The Life I Lead, a solo play starring Miles Jupp as Disney film star David Tomlinson, will move to London's West End this fall. Written by James Kettle …

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A First Look at Second Stage Theater’s Dying City by Marc J. Franklin

Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Colin Woodell star in the revival of Christopher Shinn’s 2008 Pulitzer Prize finalist.

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Sean Donovan's Cabin Begins at the Bushwick Starr by Olivia Clement

Performances begin May 22 for the new play exploring the complexities of queer desire.

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Alice Ripley, Tony Yazbeck, Betsy Wolfe & More to Lead Into the Woods Concert at Town Hall by Andy Lefkowitz

A talent-packed company of stars have signed on to sing from Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony-winning musical Into the Woods for a one-night summer benefit. The concert, presented i…

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to Make Canadian Premiere in Fall of 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony-winning hit Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will begin sharing its magic with Toronto audiences next year. The celebrated two-part play based on J.K. Rowling's iconic novels has …

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Tony Award Winner Beth Leavel Finds Her 6 Degrees of Broadway Separation by Roberto Araujo

How did Leavel connect The Prom to her Broadway debut in 42nd Street?

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Pretty Woman Announces New Vivian and Edward by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Broadway production of Pretty Woman, the musical based on the hit romantic comedy film of the same name, has found its new leads. Producer Paula Wagner announced today that Jillian Muell…

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Alex Brightman (‘Beetlejuice’): ‘You’d be a sociopath if musical theatre came naturally to you’ [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW] by Sam Eckmann

“You’d be a sociopath if musical theatre came naturally to you,” jokes Alex Brightman. He is referencing the highly rehearsed and precisely calibrated technical aspects underneath his …

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Listen to Aladdin's ‘Speechless,’ the New Princess Jasmine Song by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and Alan Menken by Logan Culwell-Block

This tune is performed by Naomi Scott in the new live-action adaptation, which hits theatres May 24.

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See Laura Osnes, John Lloyd Young, and More Preview Their Upcoming Shows at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Marc J. Franklin

Take a look at some of the shows hitting the stage at the cabaret venue in the coming months.

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Obituary: Nigel Seale – former managing director of casting directory Spotlight by Michael Quinn

Nigel Seale may not have been a name that many in the industry would instantly recognise, but as the managing director of

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WATCH: How Anna Wintour’s Tonys Party Led to Beanie Feldstein’s Role in Booksmart by Dan Meyer

The Hello, Dolly! alum met director Olivia Wilde, who was starring across the street in 1984 at the time.

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Why are schools not taking up offers of theatre trips? (Your views May 23) by The Stage

In response to your story (School visits in sharp decline – leading theatres) my team – the South Devon Players Theatre and

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As It Turns 21, Art Share L.A. Is Keeping Art — and Artists — in the Arts District

The old factory building on the corner of E. 4th Place and S. Hewitt Street in the Arts District is covered in a dynamic angular mural by Danish artist Mikael B. that resembles neon-colored …

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Jeremy Corbyn launches blistering attack on Theresa May for arts cuts in schools by Matthew Hemley

Jeremy Corbyn has accused prime minister Theresa May of being in “outright denial” about cuts to the arts in state schools. The

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Leonora Thomson to leave managing director role at Welsh National Opera as it restructures by Georgia Snow

Leonora Thomson is stepping down as managing director of Welsh National Opera, the company has confirmed. Thomson, who joined the Cardiff opera

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Guildford School of Acting students occupy management building in protest over course cuts by Matthew Hemley

Students from Guildford School of Acting have occupied management offices in protest at the axing of courses and vowed to remain until

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Ashley Park, Christian Dante White, and More to Take Flight at 2019 Broadway Bares by Olivia Clement

The annual BC/EFA event will be held June 16 at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom.

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Read Reviews for Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin by Adam Hetrick

The live-action remake, incorporating songs from the 1992 animated movie and new material by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, hits theatres May 24.

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Don't Want Bryan Cranston to Spit on You? Don't Play on Your Phone During His Broadway Show by Dan Meyer

The actor, currently Tony-nominated for Network, stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers and shared the cautionary tale.

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"Eric LaJuan Summers was Inspirational." by Mo Brady

by Rashidra Scott In support of the Broadway Community’s petition to have Eric LaJuan Summers included in the “In Memoriam” section of the 73rd Tony Awards Telecast, we are sharing mes…

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Be More Chill's George Salazar to Perform at 2019 Drama Desk Awards; Presenters Announced by Andrew Gans

The annual ceremony will be held June 2 at The Town Hall.

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Jillian Mueller & Rent Live's Brennin Hunt to Take Over Lead Roles in Pretty Woman by Andy Lefkowitz

The celebrated Broadway musical Pretty Woman is adding a new pair of stars. Jillian Mueller, a current understudy in the show, and Brennin Hunt, who starred as Roger Davis in Rent Live, will…

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What the Constitution Means to Me, Yiddish Fiddler & More Win Off-Broadway Alliance Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing professionals, has announced winners for the 9th Annual Off-Broad…

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Carla Ching’s Nomad Motel Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Ed Sylvanus Iskandar directs the New York premiere at Atlantic Theatre Company's Stage 2.

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Alice Ripley, Tony Yazbeck, Kate Shindle, and Betsy Wolfe Will Star in Into the Woods Concert by Andrew Gans

The Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical will be presented July 8 at the Town Hall in New York City.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to Play Canada in 2020 by Ryan McPhee

The Tony- and Olivier-winning play will make its Canadian premiere in Toronto.

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The Life I Lead, About Mary Poppins’ Original Mr. Banks, Will Transfer to the West End by Andrew Gans

Miles Jupp plays the late Disney actor David Tomlinson.

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Rent: Live star Brennin Hunt joining Broadway's Pretty Woman by Lauren Huff

Broadway’s Pretty Woman: The Musical has a new Vivian and Edward. Rent: Live star Brennin Hunt and Pretty Woman ensemble member and understudy Jillian Mueller have been tapped to play the …

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Text of the Day: Out of Water 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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Diary: West End Producer to take the plunge with killer (whale) show by Tabard

Just last week, we welcomed the news that two giants of cinema are being given the musical theatre treatment. The adaptation of

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Jillian Mueller and Rent's Brennin Hunt to Take Over Lead Roles in Broadway's Pretty Woman by Ryan McPhee

The musical adaptation continues at the Nederlander Theatre.

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What the Constitution Means to Me and Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof Among 2019 Off-Broadway Alliance Award Winners by Olivia Clement

Other recipients include Renascence, Nassim, and Accidentally Brave.

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Go Inside Santino Fontana's Sardi's Portrait Unveiling by Nathan Skethway

The Tootsie star joined the famed wall of caricatures at the New York restaurant May 21.

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A lifetime of material: a comedian's guide to the Indian election by Anuvab Pal

The Stay Awake party, the polling station in an area populated by lions … on the eve of results in India, Anuvab Pal reveals how the biggest election in history – with 900 million voters…

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Anna review – lies and surveillance in communist East Berlin by Michael Billington

Dorfman theatre, LondonElla Hickson’s inventive thriller turns the audience into spies behind a glass wall, with fascinating but flawed results Created by Ella Hickson and sound designers …

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The Cher Show Tony Nominee Bob Mackie Subject of New Documentary by Adam Hetrick

Matthew Miele is directing the documentary slated for a 2020 release.

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1037: Bob Clyman by Adam Szymkowicz

Bob Clyman Hometown: Bronx, NY Current Town: North Caldwell, Nj Q:  Tell me about To She Who Waits. A:  It's about a mother-daughter relationship that may or may not have been damaged be…

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VIDEO: Bryan Cranston Talks Breaking the Fourth Wall in NETWORK by Stage Tube

Bryan Cranston was a guest on Tuesday night's episode of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' to talk about his Tony-nominated performance in the Broadway play 'Network.'

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Photo Flash: See Will Smith, Alan Menken, Darren Criss, and More at the ALADDIN Premiere by BroadwayWorld

The cast and filmmakers of Disney's live-action adaptation Aladdin, completed their Magic Carpet World Tour in Los Angeles yesterday with the film's star-studded world premiere at the El Cap…

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VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Met BOOKSMART Director Olivia Wilde at Anna Wintour's Tonys Party by Stage Tube

Beanie Feldstein was a guest on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' to talk about her upcoming film, 'Booksmart' that she stars in alongside Kaitlyn Dever andNoah Galvin.

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Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of CONTINUITY, Directed by Rachel Chavkin? by Review Roundups

Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin Hadestown Natasha, Pierre amp Th…

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Superhoe, Brighton Festival 2019 review - a darkly vital one-woman show by Thomas H. Green

Nicôle Lecky's raw, persuasive play about sex work, social media and female empowerment Tonight comes with a caveat, delivered before proceedings begin by the one-woman show’s writer and …

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Educational Theatre Foundation and Music Theatre International Award Grants to 3 High Schools Impacted by California Wildfires by Logan Culwell-Block

The MTI California Fire Relief Grant provides $1,000 grants to school theatre programs in the wake of the 2018 wildfire season.

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Wesley Taylor's Short Film XaveMePlease to Screen at San Francisco LGBTQ+ Film Festival Frameline43 by Logan Culwell-Block

The film stars Once On This Island star Isaac Powell and Alan Filderman.

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Guest Blog: Scott Maidment On Lola's Underground Casino by BroadwayWorld

Having performed Blanc de Blanc in the Hippodrome Casino for several months a few years ago, I jumped at the chance of creating a new work within this amazing space at Lola's Underground Cas…

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Festival Preview: Peter and the Starcatcher by Christa Skiles

Maryland Thespians journey to Neverland The post Festival Preview: Peter and the Starcatcher appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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One Of The World’s Great Collections Of Soviet Avant-Garde Art, All Saved From Stalin, Is In Deepest Uzbekistan by Artsjournal1

And “deepest” doesn’t mean Tashkent, Samarkand, or the other Silk Road cities visited by tourists; this is in far-off Nukus, near the now-dead Aral Sea. Yet this distance from Soviet p…

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Author Binyavanga Wainaina, Leading Kenyan Gay Rights Activist, Dead At 48 by Artsjournal1

“One of the first high-profile Kenyans to openly declare he was gay, … he won the Caine Prize for African writing in 2002 and was best known around the world for his satirical essay ‘H…

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Everyone Thought Aretha Franklin Left No Will. Turns Out She May Have Left Three by Artsjournal1

“In a court filing on Monday, the personal representative of Ms. Franklin’s estate disclosed that three handwritten documents had been discovered just weeks ago at Ms. Franklin’s home …

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Man Booker International Prize, For First Time, Goes To Arabic Novel by Artsjournal1

“Jokha Alharthi, the first female Omani novelist to be translated into English, has won the Man Booker International prize for her novel Celestial Bodies. Alharthi … shares the [£50,000…

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Did We Just Get A Sign That Hilary Mantel Has Finished Her Cromwell Trilogy? by Artsjournal1

“On Tuesday (21st May), Waterstones Piccadilly sparked excitement online when it tweeted out a prominent sign, said to be spotted in London’s Leicester Square, which appeared to hint at …

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Staff At Another New York City Arts Mecca Move To Unionize by Artsjournal1

Following in the footsteps of workers at MoMA and the New Museum, employees of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) have signed a formal petition to join United Auto Workers Local 2110. “Wh…

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Editor’s View: Performers’ lives have always been tough, but a West End actor living under a bridge should shame us all by Alistair Smith

Last September, a news story went viral about Geoffrey Owens – a former star of The Cosby Show – who was snapped

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Careers Clinic: How do I approach casting directors? by John Byrne

When we were graduating from drama school last year, our class was given a set of email templates and a list of

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‘Dark comedy is the tonal core of the work’: WHITE PEARL – Royal Court Theatre by Laura Kressly

White Pearl is a thematically dense play that tells a compelling story at a pace that matches the speed of social media downfall, but with nuance, tension and ferocity.

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Chorus of pay disapproval – how The Stage reported Equity’s ARC 50 years ago by The Stage

May 22, 1969: Just as The Stage has been doing this last week, 50 years ago we were covering developments at the

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From the Archives: Tyne Daly Took on Rose for the 30th Anniversary of Gypsy by Judy Samelson

Directed once again by Arthur Laurents, the revival earned Daly a Tony Award when it premiered in 1989.

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Toward a Greater Empathy in the American Theatre by D.r. Baker

By D.R. Baker. D.R. Baker examines some of the realities of artists working in the American theatre and explores how empathy can be harnessed to make the industry a more positive place to wo…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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The Life I Lead starring Miles Jupp transfers to the West End by Eleni Cashell

The Life I Lead, the story of David Tomlinson who portrayed the infamous character of Mr Banks in the film, is transferring to the West End.  Initially performed at the Park Theatre, the in…

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Read Reviews for Bess Wohl’s Continuity by Adam Hetrick

The Manhattan Theatre Club world premiere opened Off-Broadway May 21.

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Miles Jupp Will Star In West End Transfer Of THE LIFE I LEAD by BroadwayWorld

Following its critically acclaimed UK premiere, leading stand-up comedian, presenter and actor Miles Jupp is to bring his heart-warming show about the life of Walt Disney's consummate Englis…

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Dear West End Producer: ‘How do you maintain your identity when you aren’t working in the arts?’ by @westendproducer

Darker question perhaps: “How do you deal with struggling with your identity when you aren’t working in the Arts for whatever reason?”

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The Duchess review at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh – ‘slick and streamlined, a towering adaptation’ by Thom Dibdin

Zinnie Harris has filleted John Webster’s great Jacobean revenge tragedy in a slick and streamlined adaptation. This is all lean meat and,

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BWW Review: ANNA, National Theatre by Marianka Swain

The audience plays surveillance state in this pioneering collaboration between playwright Ella Hickson and sound designers Ben and Max Ringham. We experience the action through individual se…

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Show Them A Reason And They’ll Soon Show You A Rhyme: The Kentwood Players ‘Spread A Little Sunshine’ With Their ‘Glory! Glori-ous!’ Stagin by Leo Buck

Schwartz’s cutting-edge score (his first for a major Broadway show) adeptly combines the best elements of ‘old school’ classic musicals from the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s with the more…

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National Theatre of Scotland’s Jackie Wylie: Our European cultural identity has made us a nation of creative ground-breakers by Jackie Wylie

As voters head to the polls, the National Theatre of Scotland’s artistic director Jackie Wylie celebrates European and Scottish theatre’s shared history

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‘The whole piece ignites’: YVETTE – Bush Theatre ★★★★★ by Amy Toledano

What is it? Urielle Klein-Mekongo’s one woman show Yvette that found success at Edinburgh Fringe in 2017 returns to the Bush Theatre for this explosive and raw personal journey into womanh…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Obituary: John Bowen – ‘prolifically talented writer who deftly married the political and the popular’ by Michael Quinn

A writer whose work encompassed novels, theatre and television, John Bowen was a prolific talent who married the political and the popular

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Justin Audibert Announces Season At The Unicorn by BroadwayWorld

Justin Audibert, the Unicorn Theatre's new Artistic Director, announces his first season at the London venue. An audacious opening season themed around thinking about our future - the world …

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Wake Up With BWW 5/22: HAMILTON in Australia, SPONGEBOB Tour Cities, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Get over the hump of Wednesday by catching up on the latest Broadway news

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Dream Mandé: Djata review at Theatre Royal Brighton – ‘Rokia Traoré’s mesmerising musical monologue’ by Bella Todd

The centrepiece of Rokia Traoré’s Brighton Festival guest directorship is this unique story-concert paying tribute to the ancient art of the griots.

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Immersive theatre facing fresh scrutiny following reports of abuse by Matthew Hemley

Immersive theatre is to come under increased scrutiny from union Equity, over concerns that performers are being “exposed to many forms of

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BWW Review: HOARD, Arcola Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Bili Kemi Durosinmi is introducing her boyfriend Brian Tyler Fayose to her sisters Rafi Elizabeth Ita and Ami played by Estella Daniels on book due to Emmanuella Cole's being ill on press ni…

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Cabaret artist Bernie Dieter: ‘Little Death Club is the darkest, funniest, filthiest cabaret this side of Berlin’ by Giverny Masso

The performer has brought her “darkest, funniest and most debauched” cabaret club to London for the first time, featuring a Weimar-punk jazz

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‘Ingenious, chaotic & highly enjoyable’: HUMAN JAM – Camden People’s Theatre by Tom Bolton

Human Jam is precisely the type of show Camden People’s Theatre should be producing: fully engaged with its community, angry but imaginative, chaotic and messy, and shining a strong, searc…

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a bombastic retelling of the original monster novel by Irene Hsiao

This is the fourth adaptation this year, if you're still keeping track. "It was on a dreary night in November," intones teenage Mary Shelley, thrusting a candela…

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Four Chords and a Gun reduces the Ramones from punks to adolescent brats by Catey Sullivan

Hey! Ho! Don't go! John Ross Bowie's 90-minute drama purports to be about the creation of the Ramones' album End of the Century, but it's actually about a quarte…

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The Crowd You're in With is trapped in 2007, both dramatically and politically by Dan Jakes

Why do people always turn into sneering jackasses during dinner parties in plays? A group of politically engaged Chicago north siders gets together for a casual …

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Bloomsday transcends its preposterous plot with nuanced musings on age and regret by Justin Hayford

It should be a trainwreck, but it's not, just so long as you put your intellect on hold. A stranger walks up to you. They know your name, where you've been, wher…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Justin Audibert unveils first season as Unicorn artistic director by Georgia Snow

Justin Audibert has announced his first season as artistic director of the Unicorn Theatre, which includes a reimagined Gulliver’s Travels and a

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Review: ‘Sooner/Later’ at Mosaic Theater Company by John Stoltenberg

A rom-com about manhunting…at Mosaic? That’s probably not the sort of fare you’d expect from DC’s preeminent theatrical platform for social-justice programming. But who is to say tha…

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WATCH: Grab a glimpse of acclaimed drama Napoli, Brooklyn with this stunning trailer by Featured Content

As Napoli, Brooklyn continues its acclaimed tour around the UK, get a flavour for the hit show, with this rousing, emotional trailer. Have a watch then book your tickets for the summer run a…

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Green Room: How do you handle someone who’s unreliable on stage? 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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2019 National Theatre Connections Festival Premieres Ten Brand New Plays Staged By Young People by BroadwayWorld

Ten UK school and youth theatre companies have been chosen to bring their productions of ten brand new plays to the 2019 National Theatre Connections Festival, which takes place in the Dorfm…

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button at Southwark Playhouse by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love culture rounds up the reviews for the brand new musical The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, based on the short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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Before Mayor Pete, there was Joan Jett Blakk for president! Look for her story at Steppenwolf by Chris Jones

In 1991, Joan Jett Blakk ran against Richard M. Daley for Mayor of Chicago. By the following year, the radical drag persona of the courtly, mild-mannered performer Terence Smith was running …

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Jully Black stars in new production of Caroline, or Change by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

R&B singer is joined by star soprano Measha Brueggergosman in reimagined staging of Tony Kushner-Jeanine Tesori musical.

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London Theatre Review: Man of La Mancha at the London Coliseum

Man of La Mancha has returned to the West End after a fifty-year absence. The show is playing at the London Coliseum as part of Michaels Grade and Linnet’s plan to revive old classics. Thi…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Actor Susan Twist: ‘My first job taught me to dare to make mistakes’ by John Byrne

I left LAMDA in 1978 and I was lucky enough to get an agent after our final shows, but in those days

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Against all odds: the secrets of how a fringe show makes it to the stage by Lyn Gardner

Just how hard is it to have a play picked up, staged and made profitable on the fringe? Lyn Gardner goes behind

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On the Couch with Stan Kouros by Arts Review

Who is Stan Kouros. I’ve had a lifetime to figure this out, but I think I’m still a work in progress. In a nutshell, I’m the son of Greek migrants who came to Australia via Melbourne i…

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‘The Gun Show’ offers both predictable and provocative looks at American gun culture

A statement by Suzanne Adan, guest curator of artspace1616’s “The Gun Show,” describes her experiences with guns when she was growing up in the postwar, baby boom, 1950s. She recalls …

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Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens review at Union Theatre, London – ‘slick, smart production’ by Paul Vale

Inspired by the Names Project Aids Memorial Quilt, Elegies For Angels, Punks and Raging Queens is a song cycle that gives testimony

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for Nina Simone-inspired Black Is the Color of My Voice by Terri Paddock

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 7 July 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will be celebrating the life and legacy of Nina Simone at Black Is the Color of My Voi…

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Wheelchair-users underserved by theatres’ online booking options – report by Giverny Masso

Wheelchair users are being seriously underserved when it comes to booking theatre tickets online, according to new data. Recent figures from ticketing

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Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks by Arts Review

A suite of exhibitions and experiences that explore the art of tattoo, alongside themes of identity, self-expression, culture and community, Melbourne’s Immigration Museum presents Our Bod…

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Donnerstag aus Licht review at Royal Festival Hall, London – ‘an unforgettable spiritual journey’ by George Hall

Forget Wagner’s Ring: the largest of operatic cycles is Stockhausen’s Licht (Light), its seven parts each named after a day of the

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Edward Nudd, Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama – ‘You have to truly want to succeed’ by John Byrne

How did you start in dance/performance? I started my performance career at an early age with the National Youth Theatre and the

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‘An interestingly conceived production’: SALOMÉ – Greenwich Theatre by Debbie Gilpin

“Dance for me, Salome, I beseech you.” The final production in this year’s Lazarus Theatre Company residency at Greenwich Theatre (following on from The Tempest and Lord of the Flies) …

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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BWW Review: MAN OF LA MANCHA, London Coliseum by Fraser Macdonald

As the alternate AldonzaDulcinea, Cassidy Janson would be forgiven for feeling a little out of place amongst the otherwise established company. On the contrary, Janson brings the feisty Scot…

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Perilous orchestra life by Artsjournal1

Another subject that ought to be in the book I’ve imagined, one about the history of US orchestras from the 1980s to the present: structural deficits. – Greg Sandow

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London Theatre Review: Rosmersholm at the Duke of York's Theatre

Scandinavian noir (or Nordic noir) is proving to be increasingly more popular as the years go by. Just look at the fairly recent Black Mirror episodes 'Hated In The Nation' and 'Crocodile'…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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BWW Interview: Tim Howar Talks THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA by Marianka Swain

Canadian actor and singer Tim Howar's past work includesLes Miserables,The Who'sTommy,Chess, and the 10th Anniversary production of Rent. He's also in the bandMike The Mechanics. Currently, …

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‘A sort of McBurney-meets-le Carré mini-thriller’: ANNA – National Theatre ★★★★ by Libby Purves

After the querulous, inward-looking tedium of her feminist polemic The Writer, Ella Hickson returns to interesting form with this curiosity, Anna.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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David Benedict: What makes a good musical? The book, the book, the book by David Benedict

Musical theatre quiz: hands up who knows the names and jobs of Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi. Hint: their work has been

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Secret Cinema Will Bring STRANGER THINGS to Life by BroadwayWorld

Secret Cinema has announced that its second production of 2019 will bring to life the world of critically-acclaimed Netflix original drama series Stranger Things.

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Young photographers’ take on Sydney by Arts Review

Young Sydney snappers are invited to capture images on how they see city life for this year’s Little Sydney Lives photography competition and exhibition. Children from 3 – 11 years old a…

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The Brothers Size and School Girls are big Toronto Theatre Critics Award winners by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Dear Evan Hansen’s Robert Markus wins Best Performance in a Musical and Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story takes Best New Musical.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Australian double-bill to play fortyfivedownstairs before taking the world stage! by Arts Review

fortyfivedownstairs is proud to present a rare double bill of Australian revivals this May, celebrating their rich relationship with Playwright Patricia Cornelius (whose plays Do not go gent…

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POWER OF THE QUESTION by David Lefkowitz

This play needs some trimming, but the inquiring mind at the heart of it makes for an intriguing character.

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