Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

New Positions for Set Designers, Directors, Accompanists, More in this Week's BWW Classifieds, 3/22 by BroadwayWorld

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 3222018 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

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Black Men Walking, Royal Court review - inspiring and exhilarating by Aleks.sierz

Yorkshire hikers reclaim the English countryside - and their identitiesIn the same week that Arinzé Kene’s Misty, a play that passionately questions the clichés of plays about black Brit…

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

See Anthony Ramos, Ana Villafañe and the Cast of In The Heights Find 'Home' in D.C. by Eric King

The tenth anniversary production of In the Heights traveled all the way from Washington Heights to Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center, where it opened its limited run March 21. The star-…

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Backstage at The Lion King with Jelani Remy, Ep 8: Finale by

The Lion King's Jelani Remy bids farewell to his vlog with one more fabulous episode!

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Finally, a well-adjusted Disney child star by Barbara Hoffman

Long before Lindsay Lohan burst onto the screen, Disney’s biggest child star had moviegoers seeing double. The film was 1961’s “The Parent Trap,” in which 15-year-old Hayley Mills pl…

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Book Review: “This is Hip” — The Trials and Tribulations of Jazz Singer Mark Murphy by Steve Provizer

Jazz singer Mark Murphy was just too much for most audiences during that period; too intense, too varied, too unpredictable.

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National Survey of Emerging Digital Fundraising Tools by Artsjournal

Calling all fundraisers: What is your favorite emerging digital fundraising tool? AMT Lab is conducting a national survey of arts organizations through April 6. Tell us about your work and i…

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Report: Small Galleries Struggle To Stay Open by Artsjournal

Why are galleries that incubate emerging talent finding it so difficult to survive? Is it simply the pressure of rising rents in expensive cities like London and New York? Or is there a wide…

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Works in Progress: The Actor Incorporates by Helene Stapinski

Anticipating the new tax law — which gets rid of deductible expenses — actors are looking into becoming corporations.

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Spotlight On...Julia Knitel by Michael Block

Name: Julia KnitelHometown:  Fair Lawn, NJEducation:  Perpetual DropoutSelect Credits: Broadway: Beautiful (Carole King on the 1st National), Bye Bye Birdie. Nora in Brighton Beach…

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Broadway's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD Announces Student Rush Policy by BroadwayWorld

Today, Children of a Lesser God announced its student rush policy as the Tony Award-winning play begins performances tonight at Studio 54 254 West 54th Street ahead of a Wednesday, April 11 …

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Photo Flash: The Cast of the New West End Production of CHICAGO Meet the Press by Roy Tan

BroadwayWorld recently attended a special press launch forChicago.Following a successful UK and international tour, and after a 5-year absence from London, the musical will open on11 April, …

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Photo Flash: Uptown Goes to D.C.! First Look at IN THE HEIGHTS at the Kennedy Center by BroadwayWorld

See brand-new photos of Vanessa Hudgens, Anthony Ramos, Ana Villafane, and more as they bring uptown to the capital with In the Heights at the Kennedy Center

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Interviews: What's the Buzz: The Jesus Christ Superstar Cast Reveal Their Favorite Songs

Broadway favorites Norm Lewis, Jason Tam, and more remember the first time they had "Heaven on Their Minds."

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Theater News: In the Heights Opens With Vanessa Hudgens, Anthony Ramos, and Ana Villafañe

Stephanie Klemon's production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical plays through March 25.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
[collapse] #LiveatFive with Christy Altomare of Anastasia by

Christy Altomare stops by HQ to chat about Anastasia and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Odds & Ends: Ben Platt & Lin-Manuel Miranda to Perform at D.C.'s #MarchForOurLives & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Ben Platt & Lin-Manuel Miranda to Perform at D.C.'s #MarchForOurLives Our week kicked off with an unbeatable mashup…

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Theater News: Broadway's Children of a Lesser God Announces Rush Policy

Kenny Leon directs Mark Medoff's drama at Studio 54.

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Theater News: Wayne Brady, Betsy Wolfe, and More to Perform at Broadway Backwards

Dear Evan Hansen's Noah Galvin and Taylor Trensch also join the concert lineup.

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17 Plays and Musicals to Go to in NYC This Weekend by Alexis Soloski

Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.

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Jukebox Hero: The Musical brings the songs of Foreigner to a Toronto stage by Raju Mudhar - Staff Reporter

Musical being written by team behind The Commitments, Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, to play Ed Mirvish Theatre next February.

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A New Generation Of Self-Help Book Recommendation Columns by Artsjournal

A field of advice columns that lob texts at people’s troubles has flowered recently, from the Times’ “Match Book” to Lit Hub’s “Dear Book Therapist” to the Paris Review Daily…

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Royal Philharmonic Manager: Let's Just Call Classical Music Orchestral Music by Artsjournal

“Gone are the days of classical repertoire standing alone and just being enough,” James Williams said. “This approach would cater for less than half the new audience that wants to lear…

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal of SPRING AWAKENING at Hope Mill Theatre by BroadwayWorld

'First look' photos from rehearsals ofSpring Awakeninghave been released today ahead of the production's opening next week atHope Mill Theatre in Manchester.

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Drag365: Show #66- Drag Race Viewing Party at The West End by Michael Block

Golden Delicious, Vanna Deux // photo by Michael BlockDay: Thursday, March 8th     Show: Drag Race Viewing PartyLocation: The West EndQueens Seen: Vanna Deux (@vannadeux), Gol…

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First Look at Anthony Ramos, Vanessa Hudgens, Ana Villafañe, and More in Kennedy Center In the Heights by Hannah Vine

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Tony-winning musical is part of the D.C. Theatre's Broadway Center Stage series.

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Theater News: Actors' Shakespeare Project Announces 2018-19 Season Lineup

Nat Turner in Jerusalem, Pride and Prejudice, and more join the company's 15th season.

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Theater News: Mike Lew's Teenage Dick to Run at the Public Theater

The Public and Ma-Yi Theatre Company present the new work, which was developed by the Apothetae.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Betsy Wolfe, Eddie Korbich & Sal Viviano Added To BROADWAY BY THE YEAR At Town Hall by BroadwayWorld

Betsy Wolfe Falsettos, Waitress, Eddie Korbich A Gentleman's Guide to Love amp Murder, The Drowsy Chaperone amp Sal Viviano The Full Monty, The Life have been added to Broadway by the Year a…

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Noah Galvin, Andrea McArdle, and More Added to BROADWAY BACKWARDS Lineup by BroadwayWorld

Tickets have sold out to next month's Broadway Backwards, Broadway's annual gender-swapped celebration of love and the LGBT community, as more stars of stage and screen join the already dist…

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Molasses in January, Original Musical About Boston Molasses Disaster, to Make Off-Broadway Premiere by

Molasses in January, an original new musical about a struggling family of Italian immigrants who are literally swept up in the Boston Molasses disaster of 1919, will make its off-Broadway pr…

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Taylor Trensch & More Join Starry Lineup for Broadway Backwards by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has announced another talent-packed docket of celebrity performers for the 2018 edition of Broadway Backwards, the annual gender-bending performance celebra…

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Review: Faces In The Crowd, White Bear Theatre by Saskia Coomber

White Bear Theatre is the perfect venue for this intimate look at the issues and importance placed upon financial status in Upstanding Productions’ Faces In The Crowd. Written by Leo B…

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Why Fewer Galleries Are Opening Than Were Ten Years Ago by Artsjournal

A new report from UBS and Art Basel, The Art Market | 2018, found that the rate of galleries opening has fallen dramatically over the past decade. In 2017, just 0.9 galleries opened for…

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Review: Divine Decadence Revisited in ‘Grand Hotel’ by Ben Brantley

This sumptuous if uninvolving Encores! production invites you to wallow with the beautiful and damned in old Berlin.

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Theater News: Casting Set for Two River Theater's Dancing at Lughnasa

Jessica Stone directs Brian Friel's play, with Michael Cumpsty and more.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Three Aladdin Genies Will Take the Stage in The Genie’s Jukebox at Green Room 42 by Adam Hetrick

Major Attaway, Juwan Crawley, and Deonté L. Warren, each from the current Broadway production of the Disney musical, will perform in concert together March 25.

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Taylor Trensch, Wayne Brady, More Join Gender-Reversing Broadway Backwards Concert by Andrew Gans

The 13th annual benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the LGBT Center will be held at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

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VIDEO: Princesses in Pants! Take a Behind the Scenes Look at the Costumes of FROZEN by Alexa Criscitiello

Frozen opens on Broadway tonight and this week Nightline stopped by the St. James to get a closer look at the fashion of Disney's brand new show Check out the video below.

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Grease Returns to Movie Theatres in April to Celebrate 40th Anniversary by Andrew Gans

TCM Big Screen Classics will bring the Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta favorite to 700 theatres next month.

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The Alamo by Vanessa Cate

The Alamo Reviewed by Julio Martinez Ruskin Group Theatre Through March 31 Ian McRae’s The Alamo, premiering at Santa Monica’s Ruskin Group Theatre, is a noteworthy stage effort. Set…

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Sting’s Broadway Musical Gets Raves in Revamped UK Open, Singer Chosen for Queen’s 92nd Birthday Performance by Roger Friedman

Sting’s Broadway show of 2016 is back, and it’s a hit. “The Last Ship” sailed two nights ago in Newcastle, UK and Categories: Featured Music Theater(Read more...)

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A Day In The Life: The RSC’s James Cooney by Robin Johnson

James showed us what goes on in a day in the life of a cast member in the Royal Shakespeare Company's critically acclaimed touring production of Hamlet. The post A Day In The Life: The RSC&#…

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What Cities Designed By Women Might Look Like by Artsjournal

What will cities be like when there are more women designing them? We are finally starting to find out. Women are scarce in the profession’s upper echelons, but they make up more than 40 …

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Back At The Very Beginning, Every Recording Of Music Had To Be Made From Scratch by Artsjournal1

"It is difficult to envisage a world in which every recording was practically unique: popular recordings are defined by their reproducibility." Yet, in the early days of Edison's phonograph …

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What Will Our Society Look Like When Artificial Intelligence Is Everywhere? by Artsjournal1

"Will robots become self-aware? Will they have rights? Will they be in charge?" Stephan Talty offers five potential scenarios from a future when AI surrounds us.

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In Conversation with Q2Q Cartoonist Steven Younkins by Bt

Mon, April 2, 2018 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDTSteppenwolf's Merle Reskin Rehearsal Space  1624 North Halsted Street Chicago, IL 60614The Stage Managers’ Association (SMA), in partn…

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New Work by Mike Daisey, Justin Huertas in Seattle Rep’s Next Season by American Theatre Editors

The slate also includes Christina Ham's Nina Simone musical, a play by Stephen Dietz, a staging of Khaled Hosseini, and more.

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‘A bit rocky in places’: LOCK & KEY – Vault Festival ★★ by Laura Kressly

Although it is a bit rocky in places, there is an interesting twist at the end of Lock and Key that makes it easier to digest.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

International Thespian Society Awards Marjory Stoneman Douglas School by American Theatre Editors

The organization has awarded the Florida drama program with the Spirit of Thespis Award.

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Video Flash: School of Rock Wishes Andrew Lloyd Webber a Happy 70th Birthday

The cast of the Broadway musical marked the occasion with a special curtain call serenade earlier this week.

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James Snyder Takes on Seven Questions About Grand Hotel, Epic Tony Clips, & Revivals vs. New Musicals in NYC

James Snyder talks about playing the Baron in Encores! Grand Hotel, caring for his voice, and the opportunity to show all he can do in a big revival.

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Photo Flash: Clive Davis Poses Backstage at ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE! by BroadwayWorld

Imagine a place where the sun is hot, the water's warm, and the drinks are as cold as they are plentiful. Welcome to Margaritaville, the island paradise where city folk get away from it all,…

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Bid Now on Two VIP Tickets to See Alan Cumming Perform on July 6 in The Hamptons Plus Attend an After Party and Meet & Greet by BroadwayWorld

Meet Alan Cumming, the star of stage and screen, following his July 6 Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center performance when you and a guest attend the exclusive after party

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Singer-Songwriter Rosanne Cash Reflects on Community, Geography, and Musical Identity by Ben Finane

The musician kicks of her spring tour at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts March 27.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt Will Perform ’Found/Tonight’ Mashup at D.C.’s March for Our Lives by Ryan McPhee

The Tony-winning pair recently released the arrangement of two songs from Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen, with proceeds going to the movement addressing gun violence and mass shootings.

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Monty Python star Graham Chapman’s show-stopping feat | Letters by Letters

Directing Graham Chapman in The Dog Beneath the Skin left a lasting impression on Duncan Noel-Paton I was intrigued to read Michael Billington’s review of the seldom-performed The Dog Bene…

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John Pizzarelli at The Cafe Carlyle by Sandi Durell

    by Susan Hasho   Tuesday night at the Carlyle, John Pizzarelli took us to school—Nat King Cole school. Cole is Pizzarelli’s favorite and we were treated to an entire s…

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Photo Flash: First Look at HANOCH LEVIN SQUARED by BroadwayWorld

New Yiddish Rep is presenting HANOCH LEVIN SQUARED, a historic repertory engagement of two short plays by Israel's leading playwright, Hanoch Levin, performed in both the original Hebrew and…

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This Les Misérables without music has powerful moments, but others miss their mark by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Overall, the production is missing the typical Theatre Smith-Gilmour wit and physical invention, writes Carly Maga.

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Heathers Writers Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy Break Down the Musical’s Full Album Track by Track by Laurence O’keefe

What is the new song replacing “Blue” in the score? Plus, learn the motivation behind each melody and more.

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Sammy Williams, Tony Winner in ‘A Chorus Line,’ Dies at 69 by Sam Roberts

As a tormented young gay man aspiring to be a Broadway dancer, he delivered a wrenching monologue. But his career soon took a downturn.

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Jason Robert Brown, Brandon Uranowitz, Leslie Kritzer, and More Set for Barrington Stage Cabaret Lineup by Adam Hetrick

The 2018 season for Mr. Finn’s Cabaret, named for Falsettos and A New Brain writer William Finn, has been revealed.

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In rehearsal: Chicago by Robin Johnson

From the looks of Cuba Gooding Jr, Ruthie Henshall, Sarah Soetaert and Josefina Gabrielle, the returning West End Chicago possesses no shortage of pizzazz. The post In rehearsal: Chicago app…

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‘Talking good circus’: Long live the Circassian by Katharine Kavanagh

Circassians reading this: it’s up to us. Let’s not feel embarrassed to use our title, let’s embrace and enjoy it. Public perception of what we do will never change if we don’t change…

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Photo Flash: Brandon Uranowitz, Heléne Yorke, and Cast of Grand Hotel Dazzle in New Photos

New York City Center Encores! production runs through March 26.

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Theater News: New York Philharmonic Spring Gala to Feature An Evening With Audra McDonald

The award-winning singer and actor returns to the concert stage after a hiatus.

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Theater News: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jimmy Buffett to Discuss Careers on the Radio

The creators of Hamilton and Escape to Margaritaville get together for a town hall.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Custom Made Theatre Company Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The San Francisco theatre's season will include a chamber opera, and contemporary plays and musicals.

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The Arts' 'Spillover Effect' by Artsjournal1

"If we could fully understand the impact of arts and culture on wider society, would this change arts strategies and policies? Jonathan Vickery charts the progression of thinking on the 'spi…

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University Drops Humanities Courses For Those With "Career Pathways" by Artsjournal

The University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point has proposed dropping 13 majors in the humanities and social sciences — including English, philosophy, history, sociology and Spanish — while…

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Facebook Will "Never Be The Same" After The Analytica Scandal by Artsjournal

"To some cynical journalists or techno-skeptics, this maneuvering might seem like Facebook just being Facebook—that the Cambridge scandal is merely the latest in a litany of privacy intrus…

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Lyric Stage Company of Boston Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature both classic and contemporary plays and musicals.

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BWW Interview: Louise Jameson Talks VINCENT RIVER by Alistair Wilkinson

Louise Jameson played the iconic role of assistant Leela in Doctor Who in the Seventiesopposite Tom Baker. She later starred in Tenko, Bergerac and EastEnders. In a 40-year career, her first…

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Trinity Repertory Company Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will include Greek mythology, a holiday classic, and contemporary works.

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Review: You'll Live the High Life at Encores! Grand Hotel

James Snyder, Brandon Uranowitz, and Heléne Yorke bring opulence to a 1989 musical receiving its first New York revival.

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DECOLONIZING with Cristina Pitter by J. Molière

I know both the impossibility and necessity of such a Decolonizing.

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Debut of the Month: Chillin' with FROZEN's Jelani Alladin! by Caryn Robbins

Today, Jelani Alladin speaks exclusively with BWW about making his Broadway debut in FROZEN and bringing new twists and turns to this beloved story.

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VIDEO: Ana Gasteyer Stops by Jordan Roth's THE BIRDS AND THE BS to Sing About Gun Violence! by Stage Tube

In this episode We're not saying we're coming for your guns...we're singing it With Ana Gasteyer Watch the latest episode of The Birds and the BS where we explore our 2nd Amendment wrong rig…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt Will Perform 'Found/Tonight' at DC Rally to End Gun Violence by Stage Tube

Now, Miranda has just announced that the duo will perform the song at March for Our Lives- a Washington, DCrally to end gun violence.

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Grief is the Thing With Feathers review – Cillian Murphy takes wing by Helen Meany

Black Box, GalwayIn Enda Walsh’s adaptation of the Max Porter novel, Murphy is riveting as a bereaved husband – and an imaginary crowEnda Walsh’s plays are populated with characters co…

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First Look at the New York Premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon’s Morning Star Opera by Damian Fowler

On Site Opera’s immersive production runs at the Museum at Eldridge Street through March 25.

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When Donald Trump is re-elected, we’ll remember ‘An Enemy of the People’ by Neil Steinberg

Goodman's Ibsen adaptation skewers both the money-obsessed myopia of the Right and the practical indifference and grandiose extremism of the Left.

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5 World Premieres on Tap in Goodman Theatre’s 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

New plays by Rebecca Gilman, Christina Anderson, Dael Orlandersmith, Ike Holter, and David Cale accompany the Chicago debut of 'Sweat' and revivals of 'The Winter's Tale' and 'The Music Man.'

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‘Powerful, heady stuff’: BR’ER COTTON – Theatre 503 by Victoria Sadler

Be’er Cotton is powerful, heady stuff. The play is an adrenalin ride of fury, racism, broken family units, and video games packaged up with a soaring soundtrack.

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Theater News: Sweat, The Music Man, and More Announced for Goodman Theatre's 2018-19 Season

The lineup will also include world premieres of new plays by Dael Orlandersmith and Ike Holter, and a new production of The Winter's Tale.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)

Features: Dilapidated tenement blocks: Recreating Dublin's high street on stage for The Plough and Stars

As The Plough and the Stars arrives in London, designer Jon Bausor explains how he and Sean Holmes came to the conceptual designs for the play

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Video: Tonic Awards acceptance speech highlights

The second annual Tonic Awards, celebrating the achievements of women and women-led organisations, were held earlier this week

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Features: Stars of the stage celebrate Andrew Lloyd Webber's 70th birthday

The composer's hits include Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita and Phantom of the Opera

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The Westfield News Show on 89.5fm/WSKB: Profile of Berkshire Theatre Group by Mark G Auerbach

Mark G. Auerbach chats with Berkshire Theatre Group CEO Kate Maguire, and directors Travis Daly and Daisy Walker. Berkshire Theatre Group celebrates its 90th season this year.

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Old Vic announces spectacular Birthday Weekend programme by Robin Johnson

One of London theatre's most prestigious venues, The Old Vic turns 200 this year - and it's announced a fittingly celebratory weekend of events and activities for all ages. The post Old Vic …

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First Night Takeover: The Secret Garden inaugurates the Barn Theatre, Cirencester

For our first-ever, out-of-town #FirstNightTakeover, Perry O'Bree jumped on a coach from London to Cirencester in the heart of the Cotswolds to help inaugurate the brand-new Barn Theatre on …

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BWW TV: SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Sends Birthday Message to Andrew Lloyd Webber by BroadwayWorld TV

Earlier this week, at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre, the cast of School of Rock celebrated a milestone birthday of their legendary composer, Andrew Lloyd Webber, with a special curtain ca…

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VIDEO: Cyndi Lauper Discusses the Status of the Upcoming WORKING GIRL Musical on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE by TV News Desk

During the After Show, singers Cyndi Lauper andRod Stewart talk the thrill of live performance and their careers with Andy Cohen. Rod also chatsabout the time he performed in front of millio…

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10 New Frozen GIFs For Fans of the Broadway Musical

Add these Frozen GIFs into your online convos.

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Happy Birthday Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber! by New York Theater

Today Stephen Sondheim turns 88 (the number of keys on the piano!) and Andrew Lloyd Webber turns 70.  Sondheim made his Broadway debut at the age of 26 in 1956 , Lloyd Webber at 23 in 1971,…

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Reasons to see: Kiss Of The Spider Woman by Kayley

Here’s why you need to see José Rivera & Allan Baker’s new adaptation of Manuel Puig's novel, Kiss Of The Spider Woman, at the Menier Chocolate Factory. The post Reasons to see: Ki…

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Theater News: Dear Evan Hansen's Kristolyn Lloyd Joins the Cast of Paradise Blue

Signature Theatre announces full casting for the first production of Dominique Morisseau's residency.

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Children of a Lesser God Revival to Offer Supertitles, Closed Captions & ASL Interpreting by Andy Lefkowitz

The first-ever Broadway revival of Mark Medoff's Children of a Lesser God, which begins performances today, has announced three ways for deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences to e…

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Lauren Ambrose-Led My Fair Lady Revival Announces New Broadway Cast Album by Andy Lefkowitz

This news is just loverly! Lincoln Center Theater's new Broadway revival of My Fair Lady will be preserved on an original cast album from Broadway Records. The musical's classic Lern…

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Dear Evan Hansen Alum Kristolyn Lloyd to Lead Dominique Morisseau's Paradise Blue Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Kristolyn Lloyd, the talented star who recently concluded her run in Tony-winning hit Dear Evan Hansen, is among the newly announced cast of Dominique Morisseau's New York premiere …

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Audra McDonald Will Headline New York Philharmonic’s Spring Gala by Adam Hetrick

The May 1 concert at David Geffen Hall will feature music by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Bernstein, and more.

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We're razzle-dazzled! As Chicago extends pre-opening, catch up on on the press launch buzz

No sooner had guest blogger Caroline Hanks-Farmer come back razzle-dazzled from the CHICAGO press launch than producers announced that, due to demand, they've now extended booking for the sh…

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Courting older audiences will be crucial over next decade, theatres told by Georgia Snow

Arts organisations will need to focus more on older audiences over the next 10 years to cater for England’s ageing population, new

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‘Emotions, excitement & interest are aroused throughout’: SOMNAI – 2 Pear Tree Street ★★★★ by Shanine Salmon

Somnai is a dream of a dream. Possibly an android’s dream of a dream. But it is no less impressive an experience for that. It will take you out of yourself, even if it can’t yet deliver …

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‘Winter’s Tale,’ ‘Sweat,’ ‘The Music Man’ among Goodman’s 2018-2019 season by Miriam Di Nunzio

In all, ten full productions as well as three New Stages developmental productions are among the offerings.

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Theater News: Broadway Records Announces New My Fair Lady Cast Recording

Lauren Ambrose, Harry Hadden-Paton, and more star in the Lincoln Center Theater revival, directed by Bartlett Sher.

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Next season at the Goodman: World premieres by longtime scribes and 'The Music Man' by Chris Jones

The new season at the Goodman Theatre includes a new production of Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” from director Mary Zimmerman — I vote Patti LuPone for Harold Hill, but don’t …

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Stage preview: Pittsburgher Logan Farine hops on endless 'Rent' tour by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

That number “20” in the “Rent 20th Anniversary Tour” was correct two years ago, when the tour launched to commemorate the 1996 rock musical that reimagined the opera “La Boheme” …

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)

See Brandon Uranowitz, Heléne Yorke, James Snyder, and More in City Center's Grand Hotel by Hannah Vine

The Encores! production is directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.

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Spark ignites: Pittsburgh CLO's new festival of small musicals opens Wednesday by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh CLO was thinking both big and small when it dreamed up the Spark festival of small musicals and put the plan into action. Now, more than a decade and millions of dollars in t…

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Tap creative industries to boost Africa’s economic growth

The continent has long been ripe with talent and cultural riches

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Theater News: Children of a Lesser God Announces Services to Broaden Inclusivity

The Tony-winning play's Broadway revival offers accessibility options for members of the Deaf community.

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Video Flash: Frozen Releases New Trailer Before Opening Night on Broadway

Disney's musical adaptation of its hit 2013 film opens at the St. James Theatre tonight.

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Children of a Lesser God, Starring Joshua Jackson and Lauren Ridloff, Begins Performances on Broadway March 22 by Adam Hetrick

Kenny Leon directs the first-ever Broadway revival of Mark Medoff’s Tony-winning 1980 drama.

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Dear Evan Hansen's Kristolyn Lloyd, Francois Battiste, and More Tapped for Paradise Blue Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Signature Theatre production of Dominique Morisseau's play finds its cast.

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Dance Review: DanzAbierta’s “MalSon” — Retrograde by Mary Paula Hunter

We were reminded of how difficult it is to create an evening-length's choreography without a storyline, musical structure, or a well-developed concept

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'In Our Nightly Dreams - Our Dark, Beautiful, Horrifying Dreams - We Are All David Lynch': A Homage By Michael Chabon by Artsjournal1

"'To see what is in front of one's nose,' George Orwell said, 'needs a constant struggle.' ... What about the hidden truths, the buried drives and desires? The things that lie beyond distant…

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Research: Successful Bands Do Better With Married Members by Artsjournal

It looks like we owe Yoko an apology. New research finds rock bands have more critical and commercial success if they contain a mix of married and single musicians.

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Pineal Psychedelics: Does The Human Brain Produce Its Own Hallucinogens? by Artsjournal1

"A potent, short-lasting compound that has been found throughout the plant kingdom" - notably, in ayahuasca - "DMT can induce the sensation of leaving the body, producing profound changes in…

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Competition: Win tickets to see Oscar Wilde’s The Selfish Giant at the Vaudeville Theatre by The Stage

The Selfish Giant is a new folk opera adapted from Oscar Wilde’s classic children’s story by multi-award winning composer, producer and song-writer

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This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC) will soon be enjoying expanded performance areas. At the conclusion of ISC’s upcoming 15th-anniversary presentat…

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Sir Matthew Bourne remembers Scott Ambler 1960-2018 – "A prince among men" by Anonymous

New Adventures Artistic Director's tribute to his core collaborator and star performerMATTHEW BOURNE WRITES: Nobody deserves the title of New Adventures “legend” more than Scott Amb…

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Audra McDonald Will Headline New York Philharmonic's Spring Gala by BroadwayWorld

The New York Philharmonic's annual Spring Gala will feature Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award-winning singer and actress Audra McDonald performing songs by Rodgers amp Hammerstein, Bernstein, and…

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San Diego Repertory Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature works by Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Kron, Anna Ziegler, Lucas Hnath, Julia Cho, Hershey Felder, and Lynn Nottage.

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Watch Ana Gasteyer Pay Tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber in Sneak Peak of New The Goldbergs by Ruthie Fierberg

The Broadway notable dons a coat of many colors to sing a selection from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in this exclusive clip.

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Geva Theatre Center Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will include co-productions, a new-play festival, and two world premieres.

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Broadway Jukebox: Sing Along to the Songs of Birthday Boys Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber! by BroadwayWorld

Not a day goes by that our love ever dies for the music of these two living legends. All we ask of you is that you celebrate with a playlist of their greatest tunes for today and ever after

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Federal Spending Bill Will Increase Funding to National Endowment for the Arts! by BroadwayWorld

According to the Washington Post, Congress came to a tentative agreement last night regarding its federal spending bill, which was released just over two days ahead of its deadline.

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MY FAIR LADY Cast Recording Set for June 8th Release by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Records is proud to announce that the 2018 Broadway Cast Recording of Lincoln Center Theater's new production of Lerner amp Loewe's MY FAIR LADY will be released on CD and digitally…

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Sebastian Roché, Olivia Ross, More Will Join Paul Anderson and Audrey Fleurot in West End Tartuffe by Andrew Gans

Gerald Garutti will direct the dual-language production at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket.

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Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story by David Kaufman

Any further comparisons with the Broadway musical "Come From Away" end with the Nova Scotia setting as Chaim and Chaya quickly settle in Montreal where the 19-year-old Chaim marries the 24-y…

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Watch Brandon Uranowitz and James Snyder ’Take a Glass Together’ in City Center's Grand Hotel by Andrew Gans

The Encores! production continues through March 25.

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In 'Women Laughing Alone with Salad,' a playwright hilariously slices and dices questions of sex, advertising and body image by Kerry Reid

“What does a woman want?” Sigmund Freud famously asked. If he’d taken a glance at 21st-century advertising featuring women, he might well have answered “salad!” The Hairpin, a femi…

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Full casting announced for the West End premiere of Tartuffe

The remaining cast members have just been announced for Christopher Hampton's reimagining of Molière's Tartuffe following the announcement of French actor …

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Broadway’s My Fair Lady Revival Will Release a Cast Album by Ruthie Fierberg

The Lincoln Center Theater production is now in previews.

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Watch These Incredible Show Clips of Caissie Levy, Patti Murin & More in Broadway's Frozen by

Experience the glittering world of Disney's Frozen on Broadway.

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Cyndi Lauper on Writing the Working Girl Musical and What Song Will Not Be in the Show by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony winner talks about adapting the beloved movie with her ”Time After Time” songwriting partner.

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Chicanas, Cholas y Chisme VI: STAND UP! SPEAK OUT! by Vanessa Cate

Chicanas, Cholas y Chisme VI: STAND UP! SPEAK OUT! Reviewed by Lara J. Altunian CASA 0101 Theater, Main Stage Through April 15 RECOMMENDED  Produced by Josefina López, artistic direct…

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Schools of the Stars: Where Frozen Cast and Creators Went to College by Sarah Jane Arnegger

Where the full cast and creative team of the Broadway musical Frozen pursued their college studies.

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3 Reasons Why Ad Men & Women Make Great Musical Theatre Writers

Quick . . . riddle me this . . . what do Tony Award winners Rick Elice, Lynn Ahrens and Joe DiPietro have in common? Answer? Before they wrote the books/lyrics/etc to shows like Ragtime, Je…

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Crazy For You’s Claire Sweeney by Emma Clarendon

We caught up with television and theatre performer Claire Sweeney as she prepared to take on the role of Irene Roth in the UK tour of Crazy For You, alongside Casualty and Strictly Come Danc…

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Theater News: The Iceman Cometh Delays First Broadway Preview

Denzel Washington leads the cast of the Eugene O'Neill revival.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Misty review at the Bush Theatre, London – ‘intelligent and interrogative’ by Natasha Tripney

Arinze Kene launches into a story about a fight on a night bus. His performance is physically and vocally rich, words rattling

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Review: Anne Hathaway is the Woman Behind the Man in ‘Shakespeare’s Will’ at HERE by Megan Wrappe

By Megan Wrappe, Contributing Writer, March 22, 2018 When discussing William Shakespeare, there’s a certain level of mystery surrounding the writer, since there is so much unknown abou…

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Children of a Lesser God Broadway Revival Will Incorporate Supertitles by Adam Hetrick

The text of Mark Medoff’s Tony Award-winning play will be seamlessly incorporated into the show’s production design.

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First Look at Angels in America, Starring Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield, on Broadway by Hannah Vine

Tony Kushner’s landmark account of a bewildered nation at the dawn of the AIDS epidemic opens on Broadway March 25.

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Translations: Director Matt Torney on what Brian Friel’s play, set in 1830s Northern Ireland, has to say to us today by Keith Loria

When Studio Theatre decided to stage Irish master Brian Friel’s Translations this season, the timing seemed like a perfect fit for Studio’s Belfast-born associate artistic director Matt …

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Theatre News: BBC confirm broadcast details for Hamlet starring Andrew Scott

The production ran at the Almeida in March 2017

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Watch Footage From Broadway's Frozen by Ryan McPhee

The Disney musical officially opens March 22 at the St. James Theatre.

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Guest Blog: Fiona Thornhill On All-female Cyr Wheel Show HYENA by Guest Blog: Alula Cyr

Circus has the power to transcend art forms. In its 250th year, it has developed into many genres, and continues to inspire and challenge the status quo. The magic of the internet and space …

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Photo Flash: First Look at MOTIONHOUSE ? CHARGE by Roy Tan

Motionhousefollows on from the success of earth-themed Broken and water-focused Scattered with their new show Charge,unearthing the science behind the beating of our hearts and the memories …

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We Know Video Games Don't Cause Real-Life Violence, But Do We Know Why That Is? Here's A Researcher Who Does by Artsjournal1

In the wake of the last Florida school shooting, and as a lead-up to this weekend's March for Our Lives, here's a conversation with Villanova University research psychologist Patrick Markey,…

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Conductor Irwin Hoffman, Founder Of Florida Orchestra, Dead At 93 by Artsjournal1

After debuting at age 19 with the Philadelphia Orchestra and later conducting under three different titles (including acting music director for one season) at the Chicago Symphony, he became…

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Shubert Foundation HS Theatre Festival – Students Make Broadway Debuts by Sandi Durell

    The 4th Annual Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival, held on March 19, showed off the talents of 150 public school students, making their Broadway debuts at the Shub…

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CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD to Include Supertitles, Closed Captioning, and ASL Interpretation by BroadwayWorld

Producer Hal Luftig announced today that the first-ever Broadway revival of Children of a Lesser God would be the most accessible play in Broadway history with three ways audiences can enjoy…

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Meet the Cast of CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD- Now in Previews! by Julie Musbach

Children of a Lesser God begins previews tonight at Studio 54. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances

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Competition: Win tickets to see Jennifer Saunders in Lady Windermere’s Fan by The Stage

Last chance to see Kathy Burke’s ‘gloriously funny’ (Broadway World) revival of Lady Windermere’s Fan. Must end on April 7. Inspired by the

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‘You can’t eat flags’: Belfast-born director examines his Irish roots to direct ‘Translations’ by Nelson Pressley

What Ireland means, and doesn’t mean, is at the heart of Brian Friel’s “masterpiece of miscommunication.”

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Maybe Tomorrow, The Fish Will Be Gone by (jdstokely)

By Alison Weller. Alison Weller reflects on the process of writing Boundless, a play about the fishing community in Cape Code.

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Robert Cuccioli and Samantha Hill Will Star in Drury Lane Theatre’s South Pacific by Andrew Gans

Performances begin in April at the Illinois venue.

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Nadia Fall announces first season at Theatre Royal Stratford East by Giverny Masso

Nadia Fall has announced her first season as artistic director of London’s Theatre Royal Stratford East. Fall will direct The Village, an

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Stars confirmed to join Paul Anderson in Tartuffe by Robin Johnson

George Blagden, Sebastian Roché and Olivia Ross are among the latest actors to have joined the West End cast of Tartuffe, alongside the previously announced Paul Anderson and Audrey Fleurot…

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‘A thrilling night out’: LORD OF THE FLIES – Greenwich Theatre ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

Lord of the Flies is a strong and stirring production. Making a classic story feel as if it was written yesterday – the performances are excellent.

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WATCH: Will Young's unique take on "Time After Time" from Strictly Ballroom

We love a fresh take on a classic and we also love Will Young. That bodes well for this new music video released by the team behind STRICTLY BALLROOM. Listen to Will and the cast perform a b…

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Richard Skipper Celebrates John Kander’s 91st Birthday by Sandi Durell

          By Sandi Durell   The Richard Skipper Celebrates series, produced by Russ Woolley, keeps raising the bar. On Sunday March 18, the very personable Mr. …

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‘Acting isn’t what I want to do, it’s what I need to do’: Self-taught CJ de Mooi makes his solo debut in Banana Crabtree Simon by Press Releases

CJ de Mooi opens to the press tonight (22 March 2018) in the premiere of Banana Crabtree Simon, David Hendon's one-man play about dementia. How does snooker connect author and actor? Why did…

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Theatre News: Theatre Royal Stratford East announces new season featuring Frantic Assembly and April de Angelis

Nadia Fall's inaugural season will also see Matthew Xia return to direct this year's pantomime

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Theatre News: Harry Potter star Oliver Phelps joins cast of The Case of the Frightened Lady

Deborah Grant also joins the UK tour cast, replacing Rula Lenska

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Blogs: Andrew Lloyd Webber at 70: 'He's an enthusiast and a terrific encourager of young talent'

Sarah Crompton reflects on what she loves about the composer, who celebrates his 70th birthday today

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Opera Review: BLO’s “Threepenny Opera” — Neither Fish Nor Fowl by Helen Epstein

It would have been wonderful to have seen either a faithful version of Threepenny Opera in German or a boldly conceived contemporary version.

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Being A Museum Guard In New York City Is Even Harder And More Poorly-Paid Than You Think by Artsjournal1

"Guards in New York City's museums spend most of their shifts on their feet - usually four to eight hours at a time. They should also be able to carry as much as 25 pounds, trudge up and dow…

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Comedian Howie Mandel Buys World's Largest Comedy Festival by Artsjournal1

"Montreal's Just For Laughs Group has been acquired by a group of investors led by ICM Partners and Howie Mandel. The acquisition covers the annual comedy festival held in July in Montreal a…

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An Oratorio About DACA And The Dreamers (Now There's Relevant Classical Music For You) by Artsjournal1

Dreamer, with music by Jimmy López (the opera Bel Canto and text by Nilo Cruz (a Pulitzer winner for the play Anna in the Tropics), was commissioned two years ago by Cal Performances in Ber…

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Is This What MOCA's Director Meant When He Said That The Fired Head Curator Was 'Undermining The Museum'? by Artsjournal1

When director Philippe Vergne sacked chief curator Helen Molesworth last week, he reportedly told a board member that Molesworth had been "undermining the museum". "One avenue that has gone …

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Full Cast Announced for ALL OR NOTHING at Ambassadors by BroadwayWorld

Full casting is announced for the Ambassadors Theatre run of the critically acclaimedALL OR NOTHING - THE MOD MUSICAL, with book by Carol Harrison and music and lyrics by the Small Faces. Th…

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, March 22, 2018 by Susan Grace

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Disney’s Frozen Musical Opens on Broadway March 22 by Ryan McPhee

Taking center stage at the St. James Theatre are Caissie Levy and Patti Murin as Elsa and Anna.

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NEWS: Nadia Fall announces her inaugural season at Theatre Royal Stratford East by Press Releases

Artistic director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Nadia Fall, has today announced her inaugural season, beginning this September.

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Competition: Win tickets to see At The Heart of Things at Blue Elephant Theatre by The Stage

At the Heart of Things is a dance-puppetry performance inspired by Oscar Wilde’s book De Profundis. Movement improvisation, visual imagery and devised text

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‘All in all a bloody, good, Macbeth’: MACBETH – Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon ★★★★ by Jonathan Baz

An imaginatively staged take on The Scottish Play which, in its leading roles, is stunningly performed. All in all a bloody, good, Macbeth.

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Dance preview: Texture Contemporary Ballet wraps 7th season with 'Rushing Horizons' by Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"Rushing Horizons" isn't just the title of Texture Contemporary Ballet's last program of its seventh season. It's also a glimpse into what keeps artistic director Alan …

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Denzel Washington-Led The Iceman Cometh Delays First Broadway Preview by Olivia Clement

Due to yesterday's snow storm, the revival will now begin March 23 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

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Review: Review: Misty (Bush Theatre)

Arinzé Kene premieres his new show in west London

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Theatre News: Tartuffe announces full casting for West End premiere

Christopher Hampton relocates Molière's classic comedy to Trump's America

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Blogs: It's time to put set designers centre stage

Sarah Crompton reflects on Tom Scutt's calls for greater recognition for the work of designers

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Video: Disney's Frozen releases Broadway trailer

Michael Grandage directs this musical adaptation of the hit Disney film

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GOOD GIRL Trafalgar Studios SW1 by Libby Purves and Friends

A SOLO REFLECTION ON PUBERTY AND AFTER.     Naomi Sheldon’s solo, semi-autobiographical hour comes from Edinburgh crowned with plaudits, though cunningly in the programme she doe…

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BWW TV: Cuba Gooding Jr, Ruthie Henshall & More Talk CHICAGO by BroadwayWorld TV

BroadwayWorld recently attended a special press launch for Chicago.Following a successful UK and international tour, and after a 5-year absence from London, the musical will open on 11 April…

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Dutch Poets And Stonemasons Are Carving A Never-Ending Poem Into A City Street by Artsjournal1

"Called De Letters van Utrecht, the 'social sculpture' is constantly evolving and continues to expand every Saturday afternoon when one of 22 stone carvers from a local guild chisels a singl…

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Daniel Hope Named New Century Chamber Orchestra Music Director by Artsjournal

With the appointment, Hope, a virtuoso soloist who also directs other ensembles as concertmaster, becomes New Century’s fourth music director, following Stuart Canin (1992-99), Krista Benn…

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Frank Avruch, Who Played Bozo The Clown, Dead At 89 by Artsjournal1

"Avruch played Bozo the Clown [on the eponymous children's television show] from 1959 to 1970, a clown character particularly popular in the U.S. in the 1960s because of widespread franchisi…

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Censorship Or Good Inventory Management? UK's Three Big Bookstore Chains Pull Racist Books And Hate Literature Off Their Websites by Artsjournal1

Hope Not Hate, Britain's largest anti-racism organization, undertook an investigation and campaign calling attention to racist and anti-Semitic tracts, Holocaust denial books, bomb-making ma…

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Kiss of the Spider Woman review – oh, what a tangled web by Lyn Gardner

Menier Chocolate Factory, LondonJosé Rivera’s adaptation of Manuel Puig’s prison-set romance is well-acted but needs more of an erotic and political chargeManuel Puig’s odd-couple lov…

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Three on the Aisle: Go Small or Go Home? by American Theatre Editors

On this podcast, the critics discuss "small-show syndrome"---is programming two-handers and one-set living-room dramas a way for producers to save money, or can it be an inspiring challenge …

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BWW's On This Day - March 22, 2018

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

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‘Words can barely do justice to the way Sharon D Clarke inhabits her role’: CAROLINE, OR CHANGE – Hampstead Theatre by Ian Foster

Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori’s complex and challenging civil rights musical Caroline, or Change makes its long-awaited London return to the Hampstead Theatre.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 7am (Broadway Time)

‘GPs should offer arts on prescription’, report claims by Georgia Snow

The arts should be offered on prescription by the NHS more as an alternative to more traditional methods of primary care, it

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Lowry launches ‘buddy’ scheme for solo theatregoers by Matthew Hemley

Salford venue the Lowry is piloting a scheme aimed at helping solo theatregoers meet other people attending shows alone. Going Solo works

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Kiss of the Spider Woman, Menier Chocolate Factory, London, review: A focused, bitter-sweet adaptation by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Set in an Argentine prison cell, this adaptation of Manuel Puig's novel, brings out the emotional delicacy of what the pair discover about themselves about the nature of love and power

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REVIEW: The Plough And The Stars, Lyric Theatre Hammersmith ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Sean O’Casey’s classic play The Plough And The Stars which is now playing at the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith. This post REVIEW: The Plough An…

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The Streets of San Francisco by Trav S.D.

March 22 is the birthday of Karl Malden (Mladen George Sekulovich, 1922-2009). Malden was a Serbian-Czech steelworker from Gary, Indiana who took classes at the Goodman in Chicago, then came…

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The Grinning Man smiles on audiences with final new booking period by Robin Johnson

Gothic and beautiful new British musical The Grinning Man has announced a final extended three week booking period until 5 May. The post The Grinning Man smiles on audiences with final new b…

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‘Terror Nullius’ Loses Support of Funders for Being ‘Un-Australian’ by Blouin Artinfo

The Ian Potter Cultural Trust, the philanthropist organization that has given $100,000 to fund “Terror Nullius’” is withdrawing PR support claiming the film is ‘un-Australian.’The …

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KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Menier SE1 by Libby Purves and Friends


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Theatre News: The Old Vic announces birthday weekend celebrations

The venue will celebrate its 200th birthday

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Photos: Spring Awakening revival at Hope Mill Theatre in rehearsals

The show opens in Manchester at the end of the month

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The Old Vic Announces Birthday Weekend Celebrations; Free Performances, Open House & More by BroadwayWorld

50 days before The Old Vic turns 200, the theatre announces a host of celebratory activities, from free performances and a family-focused open house with comedy, stage make up demonstrations…

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The Grinning Man Extends for Three Final Weeks at Trafalgar Studios by BroadwayWorld

London's critically acclaimed new British musical The Grinning Man, now playing at the Trafalgar Studios, has today announced a final extended three week booking period until 5 May.

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Photo Coverage: Rosalie Craig Celebrates Sondheim's 88 Birthday in Advance of COMPANY by BroadwayWorld

Rosalie Craig, the star of Marianne Elliott's highly anticipated new production of COMPANY by George Furth and Stephen Sondheim, popped into the Theatre Cafe on Shaftesbury Avenue today to l…

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Full Cast Confirmed for Tartuffe at Theatre Royal Haymarket by BroadwayWorld

George Blagden, Sebastian Roche and Olivia Ross are among the latest actors to have joined the West End cast of Tartuffe, alongside the previously announced Paul Anderson and Audrey Fleurot.…

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BWW Review: AGNES COLANDER, Theatre Royal Bath by Leah Tozer

'Only by forgetting all we've ever learned can we learn to live at all' wise words from a work that was, itself, forgotten.

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Hackney Empire Announces ALADDIN as its 2018 Pantomime and 20th Anniversary Production by BroadwayWorld

Hackney Empire has today announcedAladdinas its 2018 pantomime and 20th anniversary production which will arrive in true Hackney style this Christmas as the venue marks its landmark year wit…

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The Last Ship review – Sting crafts a stirring musical for Tyneside by Michael Billington

Northern Stage, NewcastleWith rousing anthems and purposeful politics, this tale of Thatcher-era shipbuilders launches anew in home watersHaving bombed on Broadway, this musical by Sting abo…

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Vivaldi's The Four Seasons: A Reimagining, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse review - a gentle exploration of life, love and death by Alexandra.coghlan

★★★★★ VIVALDI'S THE FOUR SEASONS, SAM WANAMAKER PLAYHOUSE beguilingly beautiful show from the UK's most exciting puppeteersA beguilingly beautiful show from the UK's most exci…

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Kiss of the Spider Woman, Menier Chocolate Factory review - brilliantly performed and imaginatively staged by Matt Wolf

A familiar title transcends the schematic to land with renewed forceNo, this isn't the large-scale Kander and Ebb musical, which opened in 1992 in London before transferring for a sizable ru…

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‘Potential to be great’: THE LADY WITH A DOG – Tabard Theatre ★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

The Lady With a Dog has the potential to be great and, as a fan of Chekhov myself, I want it to achieve that. It just needs to develop to get there.

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Casting announced for @kissmekatetour which visits @LondonColiseum this June

KISS ME KATE is heading back to the London stage as part of a new tour and it'll be hitting the London Coliseum this June. Casting has now been announced for this exciting production from Op…

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)

BWW TV: Hot Video! First Look at FROZEN on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld TV

Disney's new Broadway musical Frozen celebrates its opening night at the St. James Theatre tonight, Thursday, March 22, 2018 and we've finally got a look at footage from the show via a just-…

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NEWS: George Blagden, Sebastian Roché & Olivia Ross are joining the West End cast of Tartuffe by Press Releases

George Blagden, Sebastian Roché and Olivia Ross are among the latest actors to have joined the West End cast of Tartuffe, alongside the previously announced Paul Anderson and Audrey Fleurot.

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Agnes Colander review at Ustinov Studio, Bath – ‘a long-lost Harley Granville Barker play’ by Jeremy Brien

This long-lost play by eminent Edwardian playwright Harley Granville Barker did not win any favours from its author. Agnes Colander, an early

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Loretta Ables Sayre – An Honest Heart by Admin

(Headshot Photo credit: Laura Marie Duncan) Loretta Ables Sayre is well-known for her jazz performance, with a voice both earthy and trained, humble and soaring, simple and deep. She made an…

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Romance of the Rose Productions Announces KINGHTS OF THE ROSE by BroadwayWorld

Romance of the Rose Productions are delighted to announce the world premiere of a new West End musical created by Jennifer Marsden,Knights of the Rose, an epic medieval tale featuring a time…

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Review: Review: Kiss of the Spider Woman (Menier Chocolate Factory)

Declan Bennett and Samuel Barnett star in this new stage adaptation of Manuel Puig's novel

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Review: Review: Agnes Colander (Ustinov Studio)

Trevor Nunn directs the revival of Harley Granville-Barker's newly-discovered piece

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Review: Review: The Last Ship (Northern Stage)

Sting's musical about Tyneside arrives in Newcastle ahead of a UK tour

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Review: Caroline, or Change at the Hampstead Theatre by Miriam Gillinson

You lucky, lucky people: Michael Longhurst's Chichester production makes a triumphant London transfer. The post Review: Caroline, or Change at the Hampstead Theatre appeared first on Exeunt …

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Cuba Gooding Jr. stars in musical 'Chicago' by Newslook, Newslook, Newslook

Academy award-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. is starring in the London revival of musical "Chicago" taking on the role of lawyer Billy Flynn. ROUGH CUT (no reporter narration). Vide…

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Hugh Jackman and Company on Fans of ‘The Greatest Showman’ by Stephanie Goodman

The team behind the P.T. Barnum musical answered reader questions about the word-of-mouth hit. Even they were a little surprised by moviegoers’ responses.

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'Sound of Music,' 'Rumours' albums deemed U.S. national treasures

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The soundtrack from "The Sound of Music," Fleetwood Mac's 1977 album "Rumours" and the 1984 song "Footloose" were among 25 recordings deemed national treasures on Wed…

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Meet the 10 Hottest Chorus Girls in 2018 Broadway Shows

These 10 sexy chorus gals will set hearts pumping in this spring’s Broadway musicals

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Meet the 10 Hottest Chorus Boys in 2018 Broadway Shows

These 10 sexy chorus guys will set hearts pumping in this spring’s Broadway musicals

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‘Really roars’: THE GREAT WAVE – National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Based on the eye-opening true stories of Japanese people abducted by the North Korean regime, in order for them to train spies and saboteurs, Great Wave expresses thrilling feelings of loss,…

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Thursday, March 22, 2018 by James Marino

Listen: Springsteen’s Christmas Present to Broadway, Whiting Awards, Mean Girls OBCR, MCC’s new home, and more! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday,…

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London Theater Reviews: Double, Double: Two Troublesome Takes on ‘Macbeth’ by Matt Wolf

Why is “the Scottish play” so hard to get right? Two productions in Britain show why Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy is also his trickiest.

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Chris Evans, a.k.a. Captain America, Comes Back Down to Earth by Reggie Ugwu

Why the linchpin of Marvel’s “Avengers” movies — and walking image of American fortitude — is giving it all up to play a villain on Broadway (and learn to tap dance).

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The Last Ship review at Northern Stage, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne – ‘a tour de force’ by Tracey Sinclair

It has been something of a rough journey for Sting’s debut musical The Last Ship to end up docked on Tyneside, its

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)

The Plough and the Stars, Lyric Hammersmith review - a trenchant reimagining of the Irish classic by Jenny Gilbert

O'Casey's injunction to love thy neighbour above thy country hits home in this timely updateSean Holmes is artistic director of the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, yet his revival of t…

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Richard Jordan: Place is crucial to a new play’s success and can send it global by Richard Jordan

I have been in Australia and New Zealand for the past few weeks, experiencing the major festival season that runs in both

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster – review by Lyn Gardner

Royal Exchange, ManchesterSophie Lancaster was a 20-year-old goth with dreadlocked hair. On 11 August 2007, she and her boyfriend, Robert Maltby, went to talk to a group of teenagers in Stub…

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La Bayadère, Queensland Ballet by Deborah Jones

Playhouse, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, March 16. La Bayadère is a difficult ballet to take seriously in the 21st century and Queensland Ballet’s new production does it few favours.…

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 1am (Broadway Time)

'The Color Purple' is a dated but effective musical by Daniel Neman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

If you think about it, “The Color Purple” is like the Book of Job.

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Disney's Frozen, Starring Caissie Levy & Patti Murin, Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The highly anticipated new stage adaptation of the hit Disney film Frozen officially opens at Broadway's St. James Theatre on March 22. Directed by Tony winner Michael Grandage and chore…

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Denzel Washington-Led Iceman Cometh Revival Postpones First Preview by Andy Lefkowitz

The new Broadway production of Eugene O'Neill's classic work The Iceman Cometh has postponed its first preview performance. Originally scheduled to begin its run on March 22, the hig…

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Children of a Lesser God Returns to Broadway with Joshua Jackson & Lauren Ridloff by Andy Lefkowitz

A new production of Mark Medoff’s Tony-winning 1980 play Children of a Lesser God begins Broadway performances at Studio 54 on March 22. Kenny Leon directs the revival, scheduled to of…

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Get in, Losers: We’re Learning How the Mean Girls Musical Got Made by Carey

Originally published on Vanity Fair Hollywood View this story online “Bitches get shit done!” Coming from soft-spoken Nell Benjamin, this foul language is slightly surprising. But …

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THE ICEMAN COMETH with Denzel Washington Postpones First Preview Performance by BroadwayWorld

The first preview performance for Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh starring Tony and Oscar-winner Denzel Washington has been postponed by a day and will now take place on Friday, March 23r…

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Putting It Together: 20 Shows Stephen Sondheim Brought to Broadway by Hannah Vine

Tony, Oscar, Grammy, and Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Sondheim was born March 22.

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What Musical Theatre Roles Did Sara Bareilles, John Legend, and Brandon Victor Dixon Play in High School? by Ruthie Fierberg

The stars of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert share the stage roles that first hooked them on theatre.

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Playbill Mixtape: The Great Comet’s Brittain Ashford Shares Her Road Tour Playlist by Ruthie Fierberg

The Broadway star and singer-songwriter offers a mix of her own music and the tunes that spark cherished memories.

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From Jesus Christ Superstar to School of Rock: Look Through the Shows of Andrew Lloyd Webber by Hannah Vine

Andrew Lloyd Webber, who currently has 2 shows on Broadway, was born March 22.

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Flip Through the Opening Night Playbill for Frozen on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The Disney musical, based on the animated film, officially opens March 22 at the St. James Theatre.

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Cats and Dogs Incarcerated Together! - How 'Locked Up Bitches' unleashed playwright Catya McMullen's creativity

How Locked Up Bitches unleashed playwright Catya McMullen's creativity---"We wanted to throw the best party in town," says Catya McMullen about Locked Up Bitches, the hip-hop musical parody …

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