Monday, November 12, 2018 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Dancers Over 40's 10th Annual Legacy Awards And Holiday Dinner Will Be Held December 10 by

Lori Tan Chinn, Lawrence Leritz, Larry Ross, Virginia Seidel and Sharon Wendrow. These five individuals whose careers span over 50 years in show business have worked with all the greats in t…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:31PM
Monday, November 12, 2018 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

The Other Josh Cohen Opens Off-Broadway November 12 by Hannah Vine

David Rossmer and Steve Rosen's acclaimed musical returns to New York for a limited run at the Westside Theatre.

Linked From Playbill at 02:48PM

MARVEL Co-Creator Stan Lee Has Died at 95 by TV News Desk

Stan Lee, the legendary comic book writer, editor, actor, producer and publisher, has passed away at the age of 95.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:36PM

BWW TV: THE NEW ONE Is the New Show on Broadway! Inside Opening Night with Mike Birbiglia & More! by Tv - Opening Night Special

The Broadway engagement ofMike Birbiglia's The New One, directed bySeth Barrish, officially opened last night, November 11 at the Cort Theatre 138 West 48th Street. BroadwayWorld was there, …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:36PM

Julius Thomas III & Donald Webber Jr. to Lead Third National Tour of Hamilton; Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Launch Tour in Puerto Rico by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the upcoming third national touring production of the mega-hit musical Hamilton. The tour will begin with a previously announced Puerto Rico engagement starring …

Linked From at 02:36PM

This Week's #LiveAtFive Guests Include Tony Nominees Jeremy Jordan, the School Girls Scribe & More! by Caitlin Moynihan #LiveatFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which editors discuss what's going on in the theater community and chat with stage stars about their …

Linked From at 02:36PM

Welcome to Broadway, Mike Birbiglia! See the Comedian Celebrate Opening Night of The New One by Lindsey Sullivan

Following an acclaimed off-Broadway run at the Cherry Lane Theatre, Mike Birbiglia's latest solo work The New One opened at the Cort Theatre on November 11. The comedian has been hailed …

Linked From at 02:36PM

Special Engagement of Lucy Alibar’s Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up to Play LCT3 by Ruthie Fierberg

The solo show by the Beasts of the Southern Wild writer begins December 6 at Lincoln Center Theater.

Linked From Playbill at 02:27PM

The Hunchback of Notre Dame Plays Long Island's Argyle Theatre by Hannah Vine

Evan Pappas directs the Disney musical at the new theatre company.

Linked From Playbill at 02:11PM

The hippies are back in Shaina Taub’s musical ‘As You Like It’ by Nelson Pressley

Oscar Wilde’s “A Woman of No Importance” benefits from an all-female cast.

Linked From Washington Post at 02:06PM

How ‘A Chorus Line’ Veterans Pass It on to a New Generation by Joshua Barone

New York City Center’s gala production of the musical is being staged by Bob Avian and Baayork Lee, who have been with the show since its inception.

Linked From The New York Times Subscription at 02:04PM

Review Roundup: What Did Critcs Think of Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH? by Review Roundups

Zadie Smith's breakthrough novel is adapted for stage by acclaimed playwright Stephen Sharkey and directed by Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham in a major world premiere. The production op…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:03PM
Monday, November 12, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

How Six The Musical Came to Be a London Smash by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares the origin story of the sassafrass pop musical about Henry VIII from the perspective of his six wives—plus a listen to the opening n…

Linked From Playbill at 01:54PM

VIDEO: Watch the Music Video for Sarah Brightman's 'Miracle' Featuring Yoshiki by Stage Tube

Sarah Brightman releases the new digital single 'Miracle' Sarah's Version, which also includes remix and instrumental versions. Watch the video for this beautiful, cinematic track below

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:36PM

Björk and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Director John Tiffany Team Up for New Concert Production by Ryan McPhee

The theatrical presentation is part of The Shed’s upcoming inaugural season.

Linked From Playbill at 01:14PM

Review: As You Like It musical at Keegan Theatre by Emily Priborkin

As the cast dances in the aisles of Keegan Theatre, it’s difficult not to catch the contagious, rose-colored energy from this musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s As You Like It  by Sha…

Linked From DC Theatre Scene at 01:12PM

BOOK REVIEW: Practical advice on auditions, sound, light & precarity by Susan Elkin

Three new practical how-to books have landed on my desk along with one rather more academic title.

Linked From at 01:00PM
Monday, November 12, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)

The Recruiting Officer review at Old Red Lion, London – ‘scrappy, but likeable revival’ by Dave Fargnoli

Highly successful in its own time, George Farquhar’s The Recruiting Officer is a wry restoration sex comedy with a subversive streak that

Linked From The Stage Registration at 12:47PM

Vessel review – let go and get lost in Sue MacLaine's meditative show by Miriam Gillinson

Battersea Arts Centre, LondonThe feelings that words create, rather than their meaning, come to the fore in this quietly revealing pieceFour peaceful-looking women sit on chairs in a cramped…

Linked From The Guardian at 12:36PM

Price Arts Center seeking donated Christmas Trees by Bt

Pride Arts Center is looking for donated Christmas trees of all kinds. Color and size - all are welcome. Drop off can happen most days after 10 am, or in the evening prior to showtimes. The…

Linked From Collective Leverage at 12:33PM

Julius Thomas III & Donald Webber Jr. Will Lead Third National Tour of HAMILTON by BroadwayWorld

Julius Thomas III andDonald Webber Jr.will lead the third national tour ofHAMILTONas Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, respectively.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:33PM

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases New Block of Tickets Nov 29 by BroadwayWorld

Tickets at all price points for Summer 2019 performances will be released on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 1100 AM ET for the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Harry Potter and the …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:33PM

BWW TV: Kristin Chenoweth Tributes Craig Zadan with a Touching Tune by BroadwayWorld TV

The late, legendary producer Craig Zadan, and his producing partner, Neil Meron, were honored last night as the inaugural recipients of the Theatre for Life Award by the Educational Theatre …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:33PM

What's Playing on Broadway: Thanksgiving Week 2018! by Bww Special

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for Thanksgiving week, November 19-25, 2018.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:33PM

Photo Coverage: Broadway Comes Out to Support Mike Birbiglia at Opening Night of THE NEW ONE! by Jennifer Broski

The Broadway engagement ofMike Birbiglia's The New One, directed bySeth Barrish, officially opened last night, November 11 at the Cort Theatre 138 West 48th Street. BroadwayWorld was there, …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:33PM

West End Star Tim Howar on His Surprising History with The Phantom of the Opera and More by Matt Wolf

Tim Howar has been rocking out on the London stage of late in Rock of Ages and Chess, and the Canadian performer is now donning that legendary mask to play—you guessed it—The Pha…

Linked From at 12:33PM

The Fans Have Spoken! Your Fave 10 Monsters Who Have Stomped Down Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

In honor of last week's larger-than-life Broadway opening for King Kong, we asked you about creatures of the past and present who have taken the Great White Way by storm. Fans ranke…

Linked From at 12:33PM

New dance show Grand Finale brings humour to the apocalypse by Debra Yeo - Toronto Star

Creator Hofesh Shechter sees humanity’s end coming within a century, but new work coming to the Bluma Appel theatre this week is, he says, full of communion.

Linked From Toronto Star at 12:30PM

VIDEO: Ian McKellen Tells Graham Norton How He's Preparing for the CATS Film by Stage Tube

On Friday night's episode of 'The Graham Norton Show,' Ian McKellen was a guest. During the interview, Norton brought up McKellen's upcoming role alongside Dame Judi Dench in the musical fil…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:23PM

Theatre Review: King Kong is a Royal Bomb by #cota

  In the beginning of the second act of Broadway’s new “King Kong” musical, star-to-be Anne Darrow says to her director, Carl Denham, “You’ve completely misunderstood wond…

Linked From at 12:14PM

Return of the Unknown review at Dover Marine Station – ‘uneven promenade piece’ by Dave Fargnoli

Marking the centenary of the Armistice, Return of the Unknown is a clumsy but undeniably ambitious interrogation of the act of remembrance.

Linked From The Stage Registration at 12:13PM

Aaron Tveit, Sherie Renee Scott, and More Join Norbert Leo Butz at Feinstein's/54 Below by Playbill Staff

Butz comes to the popular cabaret for two performances November 12 to raise money and awareness for the Angel Band Project.

Linked From Playbill at 12:13PM

Pinter Three and Four, review: 'Surprisingly joyous. I can't wait for the next batch of shows' by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Jamie Lloyd's six month season celebrating the complete corpus of Pinter's short plays continues

Linked From The Independent at 12:12PM

Review: Don Quixote, Garrick Theatre by Gus Mitchell

The RSC’s Don Quixote, originally staged at The Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon in 2016, emerged from the company’s 400th anniversary celebration of Shakespeare’s death. Spain’s fa…

Linked From A Younger Theatre at 12:06PM

Video designer Simon Wainwright: ‘It’s like making a collage – we develop work all at the same time’ by Fergus Morgan

After starting out as a performer, Imitating the Dog’s Simon Wainwright has moved to a career in video design. He tells Fergus

Linked From The Stage Registration at 12:00PM

Wise Children ‘has blossomed into a show as joyous as I’ve come to expect from Emma Rice’ by Debbie Gilpin

he beauty of seeing a show several times is that you can take in so many different things across the hours you spend in a theatre with it. With it being Emma Rice (and, let’s face it, Katy…

Linked From at 12:00PM
Monday, November 12, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)

How Is Ian McKellen Preparing for His Role in the Cats Movie? by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony winner appeared on The Graham Norton Show and sang a snippet from the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.

Linked From Playbill at 11:56AM

Song for a New World’s Mykal Kilgore Returns to SubCulture With Jason Robert Brown by Ruthie Fierberg

The singer joins Brown as the special guest for the composer's upcoming December residency concert.

Linked From Playbill at 11:51AM

Over $200,000 Raised For Theatre Education at Gala Honoring Late Producer Craig Zadan by Logan Culwell-Block

Kristin Chenoweth, Darren Criss, Audra McDonald, Bernadette Peters, and more were on hand to share performances and personal rememberances.

Linked From Playbill at 11:49AM


Mike Birbiglia likes lists. Early in his irresistible one-man comedy The New One, he cites seven reasons why he never wanted a child. “Number 1: I’ve never felt like there should…

Linked From Broadway Journal at 11:38AM

New Hamilton Tour to Star Julius Thomas III and Donald Webber Jr. by Ryan McPhee

The tour will kick off with a three-week engagement in Puerto Rico, with Lin-Manuel Miranda reprising his performance in the title role.

Linked From Playbill at 11:34AM

The week in brief (w/e November 11) by Mark Shenton

News and reviews from London and Broadway, plus interviews and tweets of the week.

Linked From at 11:34AM

Review: ‘Our Class’ at Georgetown University by Ian Thal

Tadeusz Slobodzianek’s Our Class opens in 1926 in a kindergarten classroom in a small town in northeastern Poland. Whereas in most of Europe’s Jews had experienced a long history…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:32AM

Cast and Creative Team Announced for Berkeley Rep World-Premiere Musical Paradise Square by Adam Hetrick

Directed by Moisés Kaufman, the musical examines New York City’s Five Points—considered to be America’s first racially-integrated community.

Linked From Playbill at 11:30AM

16-Year-Old Andrew Barth Feldman Is the Next Star of Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Andrew Barth Feldman, a 16-year-old high-school junior who triumphed at the 2018 Jimmy Awards, will make his Broadway debut in the title role of Dear Evan Hansen on January 30, 201…

Linked From at 11:24AM

BWW TV: BE MORE CHILL, ANASTASIA & More Kick Off Holiday Season at Broadway Under the Stars- Watch Live at 5pm! by BroadwayWorld TV

Later today, November12, The Shops at Columbus Circle 10 Columbus Circle will kick off its third year of Broadway Under the Stars, a five-week series of free public performances taking place…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:17AM

Review: Marvin Gaye-inspired dance, What’s Going On by Kayla Harley

A three day premiere affair at Joe’s Movement Emporium in Mount Rainier, MD brought friends, colleagues, artists and art enthusiasts together for show, What’s Going On: Life, Love, and S…

Linked From DC Theatre Scene at 11:04AM

‘Wish it had more to say’: THE NIGHTINGALES – Touring ★★★ by Anne Cox

Actor and writer William Gaminara plumbs Ayckbourn territory for The Nightingales, an odd bird which has just opened at Theatre Royal Bath with TV actress Ruth Jones tempted back to the stage

Linked From at 11:00AM

Episode 166 – Broadway Musical Director, Conductor and Musical Muse, Kristen Blodgette

Listen to about 15 seconds of this podcast, and you’ll hear a joy in Kristen Blodgette’s voice that tells you she’s doing exactly what she was meant to do. Her love of musi…

Linked From The Producer's Perspective at 11:00AM
Monday, November 12, 2018 at 10am (Broadway Time)

What Did Critics Think of the London Stage Adaptation of White Teeth? by Mark Peikert

Featuring music and dance, Kiln Theatre's production of the Zadie Smith novel officially opened November 5.

Linked From Playbill at 10:55AM

Oldham Coliseum’s plans for new £27m home dropped as council ‘reviews costs’ by Matthew Hemley

Oldham Coliseum’s plans for a new £27 million home have been scrapped, after the local council said it was reviewing its “work

Linked From The Stage Registration at 10:55AM

Broadway’s Next Evan Hansen? A 16-Year-Old High School Junior. by Gabe Cohn

Andrew Barth Feldman is to take over the role in “Dear Evan Hansen” on Jan. 30.

Linked From The New York Times Subscription at 10:48AM

Beneath the Theater of the Apes by Trav S.D.

I don’t know anybody who doesn’t feel like they’re being chewed up by the Cuisinart of history at the moment, on all fronts. It feels bad (rotten) most of the time: unsettl…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 10:48AM

Jimmy Award-winner to play lead role in ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ by Caitlin Huston

2018 Jimmy Award-winner Andrew Barth Feldman will make his Broadway debut as Evan in “Dear Evan Hansen” this winter. Feldman, who is currently a high school junior, will take ove…

Linked From at 10:43AM

Know a Theatre: Cardinal Stage of Bloomington, Ind. by American Theatre Editors

This theatre company presents a wide range of programming for the diverse community in South Central Indiana.

Linked From American Theatre at 10:41AM

The Justice Syndicate review at Sheriff Court, Dundee – ‘enthralling courtroom simulation’ by David Pollock

Taking place as part of the annual NEoN (North East of North) Digital Arts Festival in the Scottish tech and design industries

Linked From The Stage Registration at 10:38AM

Breaking: A New Evan Has Been Found! Jimmy Awards Winner Andrew Barth Feldman Will Replace Taylor Trensch in DEAR EVAN HANSEN by BroadwayWorld

Dear Evan Hansen producer Stacey Mindich has justannounced today that Andrew Barth Feldman, the 16-year-old winner of the Best Actor Award at the 2018 National High School Musical Theatre Aw…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:30AM

Reviews: An impassioned 'Iolanta' at Chicago Opera Theater; Perlman at DePaul's new hall by Howard Reich

Chicago Opera Theater opened its 46th season in bold fashion Saturday night, presenting what was billed as the Chicago premiere of Tchaikovsky’s “Iolanta,” which bowed in 1892. What’…

Linked From Chicago Tribune Subscription at 10:30AM

First Look at Broadway-Bound Hadestown in London by Hannah Vine

Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney, Patrick Page, and Amber Gray star in the Anaïs Mitchell musical that makes its London premiere at the National Theatre.

Linked From Playbill at 10:25AM

Jimmy Award Winner Andrew Barth Feldman to Star in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Feldman will make his Broadway debut in the title role, taking over for Taylor Trensch.

Linked From Playbill at 10:20AM

Review: ‘Reditum’ at GALA Hispanic Theatre Flamenco Festival by Brandon Block

No more than ten minutes into Reditum – a Flamenco dance performance by José Barrios and Company, at the GALA Hispanic Theatre on Friday night – the man of the hour is drenched in sweat…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:14AM

Book Review: Napoleon — Savior or Hitler? by Thomas Filbin

British historian Adam Zamoyski has drawn a portrait of Napoleon that is neither flattering nor diminishing.

Linked From The Arts Fuse at 10:12AM

Photo Flash: All New Production Photos of HADESTOWN, Featuring Reeve Carney, Eva Noblezada, Patrick Page, and More! by BroadwayWorld

All new production photos have been released from Hadestown at the National Theatre Check them out below

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:05AM

Mike Birbiglia: The New One Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The comedian and filmmaker's newest show opened at the Cort Theatre November 11.

Linked From Playbill at 10:05AM

The Harold Pinter Theatre’s season of Pinter plays hits a high point

Pinter Three and Four feature fine performances from a cast that includes Lee Evans, Keith Allen and Tamsin Greig

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 10:03AM

Get a Sneak Peek of the Anna and the Apocalypse Score by Mark Peikert

The new zombie musical hits theatres November 30.

Linked From Playbill at 10:01AM

INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Seussical the Musical’s Amy Perry by Emma Clarendon

Actress Amy Perry spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about starring in Seussical the Musical at the Southwark Playhouse.

Linked From at 10:00AM

Director Rafaella Marcus: ‘Bury the Dead is unlike anything I’ve done before’ by Giverny Masso

Rafaella Marcus is directing what is billed as the first professional UK production of Irwin Shaw’s Bury the Dead in 80 years.

Linked From The Stage Registration at 10:00AM
Monday, November 12, 2018 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Decoda Comes to Carnegie Hall for November 14 Concert by Leah Hollingsworth

For Decoda—the first affiliate ensemble of Carnegie Hall—an innovative approach to programming and audience engagement is always integral.

Linked From Playbill at 09:59AM

What Did Critics Think of Off-Broadway's Thom Pain (based on nothing), Starring Michael C. Hall? by Ryan McPhee

Signature Theatre's revival of the Will Eno play opened November 11.

Linked From Playbill at 09:56AM

The New One — a tale of woe and neurosis at the Cort Theatre, New York

Mike Birbiglia explores fatherhood in his new one-man show

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 09:53AM

Photo Coverage: Mike Birbiglia Takes Opening Night Bows In THE NEW ONE by Jennifer Broski

The Broadway engagement of Mike Birbiglia's The New One, directed by Seth Barrish, officially opened last night, November 11 at the Cort Theatre 138 West 48th Street. BroadwayWorld was there…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:52AM

Get to Know the Star of THE NEW ONE, Mike Birbiglia! by Kaitlin Milligan

On Sunday, November 11th, Mike Birbiglia's newest show, 'The New One,' opened on Broadway at the Cort Theater. Birbiglia makes his Broadway debut, but this isn't his first foray into the wor…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:50AM

Comedian Mo'Nique talks vulnerability, inequalities in Hollywood and why she won't turn her back on Roseanne by Nina Metz

When the stand-up comedian Mo’Nique comes to The Improv this weekend, she will be baring some of her inner flaws. “I have an outline,” she said, “but I’ve never done the same show …

Linked From Chicago Tribune Subscription at 09:50AM

Buyer & Cellar: The Price Of Celebrity And Celebrity Worship by Bill Hirschman

Jonathan Tolins’ satirical Buyer & Cellar provides a steady supply of giggles and guffaws in this tale about an actor hired by Barbra Streisand to staff in shops that she built in the…

Linked From Florida Theater On Stage at 09:42AM

GRACE NOTES: Monday, November 12, 2018 by Susan Grace

Please Login to view this content. (Not a member? Join Today!)

Linked From at 09:35AM

BWW Review: PINTER THREE and PINTER FOUR, Harold Pinter Theatre by Marianka Swain

Jamie Lloyd's 10-anniversary season of Pinter which kicked off in style earlier this autumn continues with two more batches of miniatures - from familiar shorts like A Kind of Alaska to sket…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:35AM

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - November 12th - KING KONG and THE NEW ONE Top Growth! by Jeffrey Vizcaino

The top growing current Broadway musicals wereKing Kong16.52,The Prom6.83,The Cher Show2.25,Pretty Woman1.67 andHead Over Heels1.18.The top growing current Broadway plays wereThe New One22.3…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:30AM

Patrick Spottiswoode: Is it surprising kids don’t know Shakespeare was a playwright if they never go to the theatre? by Patrick Spottiswoode

The results of a recent LAMDA poll of 11-18 year olds make for depressing reading. If Shakespeare is the only named author

Linked From The Stage Registration at 09:25AM

What's Playing on Broadway: November 12-18, 2018 by Bww Special

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for November 12-18, 2018.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:23AM

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and TORTCH SONG's Michael Urie! by Little Known Facts W/ Ilana Levine

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:13AM

Cirque Du Soleil's Avatar-inspired Production TORUK - THE FIRST FLIGHT Will Make UK Debut by BroadwayWorld

Inspired by James Cameron's record-breaking movie AVATAR, Cirque du Soleil's uniquely different touring show TORUK - The First Flight will make its UK debut next June at the Manchester Arena…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:06AM

Cirque Du Soleil to bring Avatar based Toruk to Manchester Arena and O2 London by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Cirque Du Soleil have announced that they will bring their new production Toruk based around James Cameron’s film Avatar to Manchester Arena and London’s O2 in Ju…

Linked From at 09:02AM

Cirque Du Soleil announces UK premiere of Avatar prequel show by Giverny Masso

Cirque du Soleil has announced the UK premiere of a show inspired by the film Avatar, which has been developed with director

Linked From The Stage Registration at 09:00AM

‘A brutal picture of what everyday life is like in solitary confinement’: GILDED BUTTERFLIES – Hope Theatre by Liz Dyer

Debates about the death penalty tend to focus, unsurprisingly, on the moral rights and wrongs of taking a life for a life. Less, perhaps, is known about the dehumanising conditions in which …

Linked From at 09:00AM

Behind the Curtain: Point Park Playhouse to develop new works by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Women choreographers’ works are being staged and 3D violins are being explored.

Linked From Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 09:00AM
Monday, November 12, 2018 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Chutney review at the Bunker, London – ‘surprisingly toothless comedy’ by Fergus Morgan

Reece Connolly’s Chutney concerns a frustrated young couple embark on a spree of animal killings to alleviate their boredom. But this idea

Linked From The Stage Registration at 08:53AM

NEWS: Edinburgh Comedy winner Ciaran Dowd joins Chasing Bono premiere, Full cast announced by Featured Content

Soho Theatre has announced casting for the world premiere of Chasing Bono, Ian La Frenais and Dick Clement's new play based on Neil McCormick's memoir about his rivalry with his childhood fr…

Linked From at 08:48AM

Broadway on TV: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hugh Jackman, & More for Week of November 12, 2018 by TV News Desk

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of November 12, 2018

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:41AM

Four Things to Know About Ernie Anderson by Trav S.D.

A salute today to the late Ernie Anderson (1923-1997), who is notable enough to write about for all manner of reasons, notably four: He was the father of genius filmmaker Paul Thomas (“…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 08:36AM

NEWS: Selladoor Worldwide launches platform to support & develop new writing, beginning with two original musicals by Press Releases

Selladoor Worldwide has announced the launch of Selladoor Creation – a brand new platform for new writers to showcase and develop their work with the backing of one of the UK’s leading t…

Linked From at 08:30AM

True colours: Jeanine Tesori’s award-winning musical Violet gets UK premiere at Charing Cross

Following on from successful productions of Jeanine Tesori’s Fun Home and Caroline, Or Change, London audiences are going to get to experience her collaboration with Brian Crawley, Violet,…

Linked From Stage Faves at 08:30AM

BWW's On This Day - November 12, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:06AM

‘Certainly thought-provoking’: A PUPIL – Park Theatre by Ian Foster

Strong performances from Lucy Sheen and Flora Spencer-Longhurst make Jesse Briton’s A Pupil an interesting watch at the Park Theatre.

Linked From at 08:00AM

Celebrating Captioning Awareness Week 2018 by Carly-Ann Clements

Stagetext is celebrating its fourth annual Captioning Awareness Week to champion access to the arts for people who are d/Deaf, deafened or hard of hearing. The post Celebrating Captioning Aw…

Linked From at 08:00AM
Monday, November 12, 2018 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Episode 166 – Kristen Blodgette by Reilly Hickey Listen to about 15 seconds of this podcast, and you’ll hear a joy in Kristen Blodgette’s voice that tel…

Linked From The Producer's Perspective at 07:43AM

Cuckoo at the Soho Theatre: “These characters are not narrow souls” by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Lisa Carroll leads the way as our party vacate the packed Theatre Deli in Finsbury Avenue. We climb a winding staircase, the pallid concrete matching that of the high-rise office blocks rubb…

Linked From A Younger Theatre at 07:42AM

Hollywood Star Kevin Spacey’s Gloucester Chapter by Blouin Artinfo

As per a report by UK tabloid Gloucestershire Live, the investigation of Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey’s alleged sexual assault is expected to be “long and protracted.”Police are still …

Linked From at 07:40AM

Everything Starts From a Dot by Sandi Durell

        By Marcina Zaccaria   A plaintive, subtle presentation, Everything Starts from a Dot is much more than a shape study or a deconstruction of a painting. With …

Linked From at 07:37AM

Kathryn Stanley: Salome and Seaside Siren by Trav S.D.

I first became aware of Kathryn Stanley (1897-1978), whose birthday it is today, when I wrote my piece on famous stage and screen Salomes. There is a wide online dissemination of her in the …

Linked From Trav S.D. at 07:33AM

Cinderella review at Oldham Coliseum – ‘cross-generational appeal’ by Natalie Douglas

The opening of Oldham Coliseum’s Cinderella signals the start of pantomime season. To begin with Cinderella (Shorelle Hepkin) seems to be stepping

Linked From The Stage Registration at 07:30AM

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater: The Off-Broadway new-writing venue transforming itself by Nicole Serratore

For its current shows, the West Village’s Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has radically redesigned its auditorium and ditched half the seats. Its artistic

Linked From The Stage Registration at 07:30AM

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Head to Court for Custody of Kids by Blouin Artinfo

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are set to go head-to-head in a “private trial” for custody of their children, reports E! News.According to court documents accessed by the entertainment mag…

Linked From at 07:26AM

Guest Blog: Dean Elliott On THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY by Guest Blog: Dean Elliott

I never thought that The Simon amp Garfunkel Story would become the worldwide success story that it has become. When I first wrote the show back in 2014, I thought it would last a few months…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:19AM

“Pete Holmes: Living at Largo,” at Largo at the Coronet by Blouin Artinfo

Actor, comedian, writer, producer, and podcaster, Pete Holmes will take center stage at Largo at the Coronet, Los Angeles, on December 12, 2018.As per Wikipedia, Holmes started entertaining …

Linked From at 07:19AM

Broadway Heat: The Prom Edition (The Big 8!) by JK

HOT on Broadway (adj): fierce, talented, big potential; has "buzz"; has "it" factor.BROADWAY HEAT: THE PROM EDITIONLast week, you voted (A LOT, thank you!) to select your 8 favorit…

Linked From JK's TheatreScene at 07:12AM

Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut” at The Dallas Opera, US by Blouin Artinfo

“Manon Lescaut” will be on stage from March 1 through March 9, 2019 at Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House.“In one of Giacomo Puccini’s earliest works, Manon Lescaut, the popular pa…

Linked From at 07:10AM

Niamh Bracken, Denis Conway, and More Will Lead The World Premiere Of CHASING BONO At Soho Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Final casting is announced for the world premiere of CHASING BONO, a new play by Ian La Frenais and Dick Clement based on I Was Bono's Doppelganger by Neil McCormick, a wise and witty memoir…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:09AM

Photo Flash: Bernadette Peters, Kristin Chenoweth, and More Honor Craig Zadan and Neil Meron by BroadwayWorld

The late, legendary producer Craig Zadan, and his producing partner, Neil Meron, were honored last night as the inaugural recipients of the Theatre for Life Award by the Educational Theatre …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:06AM

Stephen Fry Live! in Heroes review – myths and Melchett around the fire by Brian Logan

Hammersmith Apollo, LondonFry’s retelling of Greek myths makes for an engaging evening, but it takes Blackadder and Harry Potter to ignite the audienceHestia was the goddess of the hearth,…

Linked From The Guardian at 07:06AM

BWW Interview: Madeleine Potter Talks TRUE WEST by Rona Kelly

Sam Shepard's True West opens at the Vaudeville later this month. This marks one of numerous productions of the show to play the West End and Broadway, in the year following the acclaimed pl…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:02AM

Did Frank Rizzo Do Anything Wrong When He Wrote What He Wrote? by Sandi Durell

    By Sandi Durell   Some, but not many, may be aware of recent upsets in the long and illustrious career of theater critic Frank Rizzo, who spent 33 years at The Hartford Co…

Linked From at 07:00AM

‘New niches of humour & fun’: DON QUIXOTE – West End ★★★★ by Rev Stan

It’s taken two years for the RSC’s hit Don Quixote to make it to the West End with David Threlfall and Rufus Hound reprising their roles as the hapless knight errant and his squire.

Linked From at 07:00AM
Monday, November 12, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Poll: Would you object to theatres screening adverts in the interval? by Matthew Hemley

Last week it was revealed that English National Opera is planning on using its safety curtain as a screen, on which it

Linked From The Stage Registration at 06:52AM

Thick as Thieves review at Salisbury Playhouse – ‘brutal and heartbreaking’ by Lesley Bates

Clean Break is a theatre company committed to highlighting the injustices women experience in and beyond the criminal justice system. This co-production

Linked From The Stage Registration at 06:51AM

Paul Panzer’s “Lucky Knight ... pursued by bad luck!” at Mitsubishi Electric HALLE, Düsseldorf by Blouin Artinfo

Funny man Paul Panzer is all set to bowl over his audience at Mitsubishi Electric HALLE, Dusseldorf on November 16, 2018.According to Wikipedia, his real name was Dieter Tappert, but he star…

Linked From at 06:49AM

REVIEW: Being A Playwright, Nick Hern Books ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Being A Playwright – A Career Guide for Writers by Chris Foxon and George Turvey published by Nick Hern Books. This post REVIEW: Being A Playwrig…

Linked From at 06:44AM

Gareth Nicholls appointed interim artistic director at Edinburgh Traverse amid ‘consultation’ on future by Thom Dibdin

Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre has appointed Gareth Nicholls as interim artistic director, while the venue enters a period of consultation about plans for

Linked From The Stage Registration at 06:44AM

Race row director Anthony Ekundayo Lennon: ‘I’ve been made to feel like a liar and a thief’ by Matthew Hemley

A director on a scheme for minority ethnic arts leaders who is at the centre of an identity row has hit back

Linked From The Stage Registration at 06:39AM

Peter Moore and James Baillieu at Musikverein, Wien by Blouin Artinfo

Peter Moore and James Baillieu will reinterpret the works of music greats like Casterede, Šulek, Brahms, and others in a concert to be held on November 12, 2018.    The progr…

Linked From at 06:26AM

Gilded Butterflies review at Hope Theatre, London – ‘quiet power’ by Ka Bradley

A woman is lying on a meagre camp bed in a small space marked out in white lines, wearing an orange prison

Linked From The Stage Registration at 06:23AM

REVIEW: Pinter Four, Harold Pinter Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Pinter Four, part of the Pinter At The Pinter season at The Harold Pinter Theatre. This post REVIEW: Pinter Four, Harold Pinter Theatre ✭✭✭✭ fi…

Linked From at 06:15AM

Fat Blokes review at Southbank Centre, London –’visibility, vulnerability and sensuality’ by Anna Winter

With the help of four participants (some of whom have never performed professionally before), Scottee is staging a fat rebellion. It’s a

Linked From The Stage Registration at 06:11AM

Pinter Four review at Harold Pinter Theatre, London – ‘an intriguing double-bill’ by Natasha Tripney

The fourth instalment in Jamie Lloyd’s ambitious anthology of Harold Pinter’s shorter works consists of an intriguing if uneven double-bill of one-act

Linked From The Stage Registration at 06:05AM

Get Your Theatre Career Started with this Week's New BWW Classifieds, 11/12 by BroadwayWorld

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 1182018 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:00AM

‘Irreverently noisy & often hilarious’: THE HOES – Hampstead Theatre by Aleks Sierz

It seems to be a great time to be a female playwright, and Ifeyinwa Frederick’s irreverently noisy, and often hilarious, debut play The Hoes is proof that there is a lot of upcoming new ta…

Linked From at 06:00AM

#StageFavesSongOfTheWeek - Euan Morton sings "Stranger In This World" from Boy George's Taboo

It may not have been the Broadway smash Rosie O'Donnell hoped for back in 2003, but us Brits know a good thing when we see it and TABOO lives on in the hearts of anyone who saw the show or h…

Linked From Stage Faves at 06:00AM
Monday, November 12, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Tell Me More | Episode 18: David Rossmer and Steve Rosen on “The Other Josh Cohen” by Matt Tamanini

Listen to the episode here: On this episode of BroadwayRadio’s “Tell Me More,” Matt Tamanini talks to the writers and stars of the Off-Broadway musical “The Other Jos…

Linked From BroadwayRadio at 05:55AM

Sherman Theatre Launches 'Get It While It's Hot' With Clock Tower Theatre Company by BroadwayWorld

Get It While It's Hot is Sherman theatre's brand new platform for emerging theatre companies in South Wales. For the very first Get it While It's Hot, Sherman Theatre is proud to present Car…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:54AM

“Musikàmera: Esther Hoppe and Christian Poltera” at Teatro La Fenice by Blouin Artinfo

Swiss musicians Esther Hoppe and Christian Poltera will be performing at Teatro la Fenice’s Sale Apollinee Hall in Venice on November 12 and 13, 2018.Hoppe’s website mentions the violini…

Linked From at 05:52AM

Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think of Michael C. Hall in THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING)? by Review Roundups

Signature Theatre's production of Thom Pain based on nothing, by Drama Desk Award-winning playwright Will Eno and directed by Obie Award-winner Oliver Butler, is now in performances and runs…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:51AM

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING) by Walter McBride

Thom Pain based on nothing is now in performances and runs through December 2, 2018 on The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. The show, starring Michael C. Hall, of…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:38AM

Photo Coverage: Susan Stroman, Anne Kauffman, and More Win SDCF Awards! by Walter McBride

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation SDCF, the not for profit foundation affiliated with Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, presented this year's Zelda Fichandler Award, Jo…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:33AM

Photo Coverage: Inside the Cocktail Party at the Second Annual SDCF Awards by Walter McBride

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation SDCF, the not for profit foundation affiliated with Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, presented this year's Zelda Fichandler Award, Jo…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:31AM

NEWS: Strictly favourites Harry Judd, Aston Merrygold, Louis Smith & Jay McGuiness bring Rip it Up – The 60s to the West End by Press Releases

Harry Judd, Aston Merrygold and Louis Smith will be joined by Jay McGuiness in the ultimate Strictly boyband when the show Rip it Up – The 60s begins a 16-week engagement at London’s Gar…

Linked From at 05:30AM

New Season Announced At The Finborough Theatre - UK Premiere of JEANNIE and More! by BroadwayWorld

The Finborough Theatre completes the 150th birthday year of the Finborough Theatre building and moves into a new year with a three month season of plays embracing - as always - both unique r…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:21AM

Wake Up With BWW 11/12: Sutton Foster and Gavin Creel in MY ONE AND ONLY, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Roundabout's benefit performance of MY ONE AND ONLY, starringSutton Foster and Gavin Creel, is tonight, and more

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:17AM

REVIEW: Monstersongs, The Other Palace ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Rob Rokicki’s Monstersongs at The Other Palace Studio Theatre. This post REVIEW: Monstersongs, The Other Palace ✭✭✭✭✭ first appeared on B…

Linked From at 05:11AM

‘Extremely pleasant surprise’: PINTER THREE – West End by Rachel Williams

Overall, I really rated Pinter Three. Whether you know your Pinter or not, I’d wager there’s something new for you here. Funny, touching, and staged and performed with real class. Solidl…

Linked From at 05:00AM
Monday, November 12, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch features Raleigh Williams by Arts Review

Who is Raleigh Williams? I’m a Melbourne girl, now a mother, a singer and entertainer stuck somewhere between the old world and today. I’ve been a vocal ‘gun for hire’ for a long tim…

Linked From at 04:36AM

Drag performer Lavinia Co-op: ‘I’ve abandoned the idea of retirement, but I won’t hit the clubs again’ by Paul Vale

Legendary drag performance artist Lavinia Co-op is very busy at the moment. Scheduling an interview, we had to work around no less

Linked From The Stage Registration at 04:00AM
Monday, November 12, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Benny Milligram: A Selection of Silly Songs by Arts Review

The Butterfly Club has a long and proud tradition of unearthing musical comedians early in their careers. The venue has helped launch the careers of Tim Minchin, Sammy J and Geraldine Quinn.…

Linked From at 03:59AM

“Petrushka” at Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow by Blouin Artinfo

“Petrushka” will be on stage from November 20 through November 24, 2018, at Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow. Igor Stravinsky is the composer of the opera.It is a ballet presented in one-act. “…

Linked From at 03:34AM

Robert Hastie: 'a seam of love runs through the play' - interview by Heather Neill

The director talks about Macbeth in the candle-lit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, cross-gender casting and the director's roleRobert Hastie is a little late for our meeting. Directing Shakesp…

Linked From at 03:24AM

Review: Imagined Touch at Barbican by Ka Bradley

'Bafflement, interest and curiosity': Ka Bradley writes on Jodee Mundee's immersive insight into the lives of deafblind people. The post Review: Imagined Touch at Barbican appeared first on …

Linked From at 03:12AM

Rock Bang by Arts Review

Rounding out their 40th year, Circus Oz has co-created an original hilarious rock’n’roll extravaganza – Rock Bang – with Otto & Astrid from the (self-proclaimed) best…

Linked From at 03:11AM
Monday, November 12, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (November 12-18) by Natasha Tripney

Hadestown – National Theatre, London Created by singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell and director Rachel Chavkin, and starring Eva Noblezada, this musical reworking of the

Linked From The Stage Registration at 02:00AM

Maggie Brown: What’s missing from TV screens today? Satire, that’s what by Maggie Brown

As I’m finishing off my book on Channel 4’s history, I’ve been reflecting on the elements and the stars missing from today’s

Linked From The Stage Registration at 02:00AM

Lyn Gardner: Must the show really always go on? by Lyn Gardner

On Friday, Mark Shenton drew attention to a string of recent interviews with Sheridan Smith, in which she was startlingly honest about

Linked From The Stage Registration at 02:00AM
Monday, November 12, 2018 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Motherland's Paul Ready: 'Michelle Terry and I are very much like the Macbeths!' by Emma John

He has done politics in Bodyguard, horror in Utopia and comedy as Kevin in Motherland. Next up for Paul Ready is Shakespeare’s tragedy, alongside his wife, at the GlobePaul Ready is spooke…

Linked From The Guardian at 01:36AM

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 11/11-11/12/2018

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Monday, November 12, 2018 - Monday, November 12, 2018.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:24AM

BWW Review: Mike Birbiglia's Musings on Fatherhood, THE NEW ONE, Moves To Broadway by Michael Dale

Though it often involves individuals speaking prepared material into a microphone in front of paying customers who may be enjoying a libation or two, and though generating laughter is usuall…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:14AM
Monday, November 12, 2018 at midnight (Broadway Time)


PS CLASSICS, the label that celebrates the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, has [...] The post “PHILIP CHAFFIN: WILL HE LIKE ME?” RELEASED BY PS CLASSICS appeared …

Linked From at 12:54AM


Ghostlight Records has announced the release of Lerner & Loewe’s Brigadoon – New York City Center 2017 [...] The post GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS RELEASES “BRIGADOON” NEW YORK CITY CENT…

Linked From at 12:54AM

“Amazing Grace,” Sydney Pollack’s documentary on Aretha Franklin to be released after 50 years by Blouin Artinfo

“Amazing Grace,” Sydney Pollack’s documentary on Aretha Franklin’s legendary Gospel Album will be released after 50 years. The documentary was shot in January 1972 at the New Temple …

Linked From at 12:22AM

“Isn’t It Romantic” girl Rebel Wilson apologizes for claiming to be first plus-sized lead in a rom-com by Blouin Artinfo

Rebel Wilson has not shied away from apologizing after she claimed she was “the first ever plus-sized girl to be the star of a romantic comedy” on the promotional tours of her new releas…

Linked From at 12:21AM

Bradley Cooper-Lady Gaga musical warned by the New Zealand Film Board for being ‘Suicidal’ by Blouin Artinfo

David Shanks, the head of the New Zealand film classification board, has asked the producers of the film “A Star is Born” to add a new warning to prints. The remake of the 1937 film, a f…

Linked From at 12:19AM

Get Tickets to See Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG on Broadway Starting at $49 by Contests - Broadway

After a smash-hit run Off-Broadway, HARVEY FIERSTEIN's TORCH SONG has returned to Broadway for a strictly limited engagement. This critically acclaimed production of the Tony Award-winning c…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:18AM

“Der Marktgerechte Patient” at Tilsiter Lichtspiele, Berlin by Blouin Artinfo

Leslie Franke and Herdolor Lorenz’s film “Der Marktgerechte Patient” (“The Market-Driven Patient”), sheds light on the malpractice and unethical mode of work prevalent in the hospi…

Linked From at 12:07AM

Netflix Announces New Original Series From Norway by Blouin Artinfo

Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service, continues its investment in European content with the announcement of a new original series from Norway.“Ragnarok,” a brand n…

Linked From at 12:03AM

Gimme All Your Lovin’ was a perfectly calibrated rock song — and admired and covered by electronic acts

ZZ Top’s 1983 hit was a breakthrough for the Texan band

Linked From at 12:00AM

WATCH: The Cast of A Chorus Line Answers What Would You Ask Director-Choreographer Michael Bennett? by Roberto Araujo

The cast and creatives of New York City Center’s upcoming production confess what they would ask the mastermind behind the musical.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00AM

Susan Stroman Honored at Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, Hosted by Matthew Broderick by Andrew Gans

The York Theatre Company honors Tony winner Stroman November 12 with the Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00AM

Cicely Tyson, Christine Baranski, David Henry Hwang, More Inducted Into Theater Hall of Fame November 12 by Andrew Gans

Nathan Lane, Frank Langella, and Carmen de Lavallade are among the presenters at the Gershwin Theatre.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00AM

Kate Baldwin Hosts Dramatists Guild Foundation Gala Honoring Fiddler Creator Sheldon Harnick November 12 by Andrew Gans

The gala also features Alan Cumming, Josh Lamon, Matthew Sklar, Eisa Davis, George Salazar, Elizabeth Stanley, and more.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00AM

Why the Creators of Broadway’s The Prom Needed to Write Two Scores in One by Mark Peikert

Chad Beguelin and Matthew Sklar provide old-school Broadway and contemporary tunes for their original musical comedy The Prom.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00AM

From Ballet to Broadway With Michael Hsu Rosen by Roberto Araujo

After studying at the School of American Ballet he made his Broadway debut in the 2009 revival of West Side Story and now takes on Torch Song.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00AM

All that Chat