Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 7am (Broadway Time)

To curse or not to curse: the problems of publicising a potty-mouthed play by Mark Lawson

Both the National and Bush theatres are putting on plays with sweary titles this year. But how will they promote them? And what should journalists call them? Continue reading...

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SLU relocates controversial statue of priest and Native Americans by

The sculpture has been criticized as depicting white supremacy.

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Upper Muny Lot debuts $3 million overhaul — and a new name

Forest Park's Festival & Parking Plaza will serve Muny patrons and other events.

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BWW's On This Day - May 28, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Obituary: Barry Newbery by Michael Quinn

After five years as an assistant with the BBC, Barry Newbery cut his teeth as a fully fledged television designer in 1962

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Obituary: Eileen Essell by Michael Quinn

Few actors find themselves being acclaimed as “a spectacular find” at the age of 84. Producer Sue Vertue’s hailing of Eileen Essell as

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Photos: Seann Walsh attends opening night of Temple at the Donmar Warehouse

The comedian was among guests at the opening of Howard Davies' production

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Theatre News: Dominic Dromgoole announces final season at The Globe

Dromgoole, who is succeeded by Emma Rice next year, will present a Shakespeare season in the Sam Wanamaker Theatre

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Review: The Mother (Ustinov Studio, Bath)

Gina McKee impresses in Laurence Boswell's production

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What PJ Paparelli knew, and why he mattered by Chris Jones

Doreen Ambrose-Van Lee was born in 1969 in the Cabrini-Green housing project. She became a poet and, sometime later, found publishers and an audience. Her story is central to "The Project(s)…

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Theatre villain Ross Petty will retire from performing after this Christmas by Richard Ouzounian

Actor known for creations like Revolta Bulldoza in Cinderella will continue to produce pantos at Toronto's Elgin Theatre.

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Review: Temple (Donmar Warehouse)

Howard Davies's production stars Simon Russell Beale

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Hilary Mantel on Taking Her ‘Wolf Hall’ Novels to the Stage by Hilary Mantel

The author talks about bringing her novels to the stage with the help of the adapter Mike Poulton.

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Perfect Pitch launches £125k crowdfunding bid for musicals by Matthew Hemley

Theatre company Perfect Pitch has launched a crowdfunding scheme aimed at enabling it to stage a minimum of two new British musicals.

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Post-Apollo ceiling checks to cost UK theatres up to £15m by Matthew Hemley

Theatres around the UK face initial costs of up to £50,000 each to implement new guidelines aimed at preventing a repeat of

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Blogs: Michael Coveney: Sport in the spotlight, from Patrick Marber to Bend it like Beckham

The summer heralds a raft of sports-themed productions; but can they emulate the excitement of the real thing?

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Arts Council England to increase ratio of funding outside London by Mark Brown

Darren Henley, new chief executive, to announce ‘significant shift’ in investment to the regions whilst also calling for continued public funding for the arts Continue reading...

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Competition: Win top price tickets to Falstaff at the Royal Opera House by The Stage

Old, large and lecherous, Sir John Falstaff can’t resist food or the ladies. But he gets more than he bargains for when

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Flying High on the Mountain by Sam Hurwitt

If you want to believe a boy can fly, there are few better sites than a mountaintop.

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Mark Shenton’s theatre picks: May 28 by Mark Shenton

Broadway sends a couple of leading player Brits back home this week: one is the title character of a biographical account of

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Meryl Streep, Tom Oppenheim, Kate Mulgrew Tribute LauretteTaylor Award Winner Elizabeth Parrish Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Theatre East and Yale Alumni Association of New York will present Elizabeth Parrish with the Laurette Taylor Award tonight, May 28th at Ramscale Studio South, 463 West Street, in the West Vi…

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Nutley Little Theatre to open musical, 'Tintypes'

Nutley Little Theatre will open its production of the all-American musical, “Tintypes,” on Friday, June 12, 8 p.m., at the NLT Barn.

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Bloomfield's 4th Wall to stage 'Hands on a Hardbody'

4th Wall Theatre in Bloomfield will present “Hands on a Hardbody” June 5-7 Westminster Arts Center, 449 Franklin St., Bloomfield.

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Cervelli: Hauntingly effective with the mesmerizing Chita

In a sepulchral line the downtrodden people of the European town of Brachen, Switzerland, enter the decaying trains station with columns entangled with vines (gloomy set design by Scott Pask…

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Path to stage started at JCC in Tenafly

Who would have thought that petite little 8-year-old, Olivia Chun of Bergen County, would land a role as one of the royal children of the King of Siam in the Broadway revival of “The K…

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Kaplen JCC hosting a meeting tonight about starting a new community theater

The School of Performing Arts at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is establishing Palisades Players, a community theater that will offer theater production and performance opportunities for p…

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Photo Call: Stars of Fun Home, Gigi, It Shoulda Been You, On the Town and More Perform Free Stars in by Joseph Marzullo

Stars in the Alley, a free outdoor concert presented by The Broadway League, celebrated the conclusion of the 2014-15 season May 27 in Shubert Alley. The event was hosted by "Glee&q…

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Flyover, USA, Broadway Needs You! by Joe Patti

One of the reasons why I like reading Broadway producer Ken Davenport’s blog, The Producer’s Perspective, is that like a lot of non-profit arts managers, (though he isn’t o…

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Our Father, Who Art in Studio 54: An Act of God, Starring Jim Parsons, Opens on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Praise be! An Act of God opens officially at Broadway’s Studio 54 on May 28. The show stars Emmy winner Jim Parsons as the titular deity. The comedy was written by God (sure) and has b…

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Theater News: Infused Quirk Productions Presents 35mm: A Musical Exhibition

The show starts performances tonight at Luna Stage Company.

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In honor of this week's buzz about Colin Firth headlining a Broadway revival, we turn our attention to Golden Age classic MY FAIR LADY.

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Exclusive! Hear Soulful New Tracks from “One Life to Life” Star Nicholas Rodriguez’s Solo Debut Albu by Adam Hetrick

Nicholas Rodriguez, who made his Broadway debut in Tarzan and won a GLAAD Award for his performance on "One Life to Live," will release his debut solo album "The First Time...…

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

Where the principals of the Broadway play An Act of God pursued their college studies.

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Andy Mientus and Krysta Rodriguez Have a Spring Awakening, Opening Tonight in Beverly Hills by Andrew Gans

The critically acclaimed Deaf West Theatre immersive production of the Tony-winning Spring Awakening — performed simultaneously this past September in American Sign Language an…

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Terrence Mann Reprises His Les Miz Role Starting Tonight in Connecticut by Olivia Clement

Connecticut Repertory Theatre's Nutmeg Summer Series, a presentation of the three popular musicals — Les Miserables, Peter Pan and Xanadu — kicks of…

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Jim Parsons Is God! An Act of God Opens On Broadway Tonight by Michael Gioia

The new Broadway comedy An Act of God, starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons in the role of God, officially opens on Broadway May 28 at Studio 54.

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Exclusive From The 2015 Tonys Playbill! Teachers Take Their Rightful Place At The Tonys With New Awa by Robert Viagas

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University have aligned to recognize outstanding educators with the "Excellence in Theatre Education Award."

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Betty Buckley Offers Dark Blue-Eyed Blues at Joe’s Pub Starting Tonight by Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Betty Buckley, recently seen as Carlotta in the London concert of Stephen Sondheim's Follies, returns to Joe's Pub beginning May 28 for seven performances.

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Life of Hollywood’s James Cagney Explored in New Musical Cagney, Opening in NYC Tonight by Andrew Gans

The York Theatre Company's production of the new musical Cagney officially opens May 28 at 7 PM following previews that began May 19 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's.

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Exclusive! Jonathan Groff, Billy Porter, “Smash” Showrunner and 5 More Line Up For BroadwayCon by Adam Hetrick, Michael Gioia

Jonathan Groff, Tony Award winner Billy Porter and "Smash" showrunner Joshua Safran are among the artists who have joined the lineup of participants for the first-ever…

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“Dick Tracy” Star Joins Cast of Larry David’s Broadway Fish in the Dark by Robert Viagas

Glenne Headly, who earned an Emmy nominations in "Bastard Out of Carolina" and and played Tess Truehart in the movie "Dick Tracy," will take over the role of Brenda Drexe…

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Preview: Shopping for Laughs at Pittsburgh Public Theater by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tom Lenk was a perfect fit for the items on director Don Stephenson's checklist. The actor who will star in Pittsburgh Public Theater's production of the one-man show "Buyer &am…

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Stage preview: The 'Girls' are back in town by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Girls Only: The Secret Comedy of Women” is no secret to Pittsburgh. The show that was here in 2012 still enlists audience in the fun as two women, inspired by childhood diaries, relate …

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