Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Author of 'Into The Wild' Novel Files Lawsuit Over Musical Adaptation by Stephanie Wild

According to Daily Camera, the author of the book 'Into the Wild,' which follows the life and death of Christopher McCandless in the Alaskan wilderness, has filed a lawsuit against the playw…

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Premiere of “Surviving R Kelly” Cancelled after Shooting Threat by Blouin Artinfo

The premiere of the documentary series “Surviving R Kelly,” a series on the survivors of alleged sexual assault by singer R Kelly has been cancelled after an anonymous caller threatened …

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Tony Award-Winning Actor Philip Bosco by Walter McBride

On December 3, Tony winner Philip Bosco passed away from complications of dementia. He was 88 years old.

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

The Russian and the Jew by Sandi Durell

    By Marcina Zaccaria   The Russian and the Jew begins in Brooklyn in 1992. Alexei (Moti Margolin), speaks from a microphone, setting a clear stage, saying, “Progress is a…

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A Christmas Carol: the story for all seasons by Mark Fisher

From Victorian penury to Caribbean party music, new productions at Leeds Playhouse and Northern Stage in Newcastle revisit Dickens’s festive favouriteIt isn’t only the ghosts of Christma…

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Exclusive Photo Coverage: WICKED Cast Gets In the Holiday Spirit for Carols For A Cure! by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Below, check out exclusive photos of the cast of Wicked as they record their track, 'A New Earth.'

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Go Inside Melissa Errico’s Sardi’s Portrait Unveiling by Marc J. Franklin

Alec Baldwin, Donna Murphy, and more came out to celebrate the Tony nominee as she joined the famed walls of caricatures at Sardi’s December 6.

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Sneak Peek: Charles Busch to Ring in the New Year at 54 Below by Sandi Durell

  Ring in the New Year with the legendary Charles Busch. Actor/playwright/award-winning cabaret artist, Charles Busch (Die Mommie Die, Psycho Beach Party, The Tale of the Allergist’s…

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Review: ‘The Christmas Revels: An Elizabethan Celebration of the Winter Solstice’ at Washington Revels by Darby Dejarnette

Washington Revels rings in the holiday season with their 36th annual production of The Christmas Revels. For those unfamiliar with the revels format, the show is an annual tradition which re…

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Celia Keenan-Bolger brings Detroit lessons to Broadway by Julie Hinds

For as long as she can remember, "To Kill a Mockingbird" has loomed large for Celia Keenan-Bolger.

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CD Review: Mountain Man’s “Magic Ship” — There’s Magic in Them Thar Hills! by Jeremy Ray Jewell

When Vermont's Mountain Man brings us its Appalachian vocal stylings the trio is venturing into the hollers of both the Green and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)

NEWS: Trump’s America under the microscope in Half Me, Half You debut by Featured Content

Half Me, Half You, Liane Grant's new play exploring the possible long-term consequences of Donald Trump's regime, comes to London's Tristan Bates Theatre for a fortnight's run after acclaim …

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Tricks and Treats: ‘Wonders at Dusk’ by Matthew Wexler

Audiences become part of a collective experience as Scott Silven weaves his talents to create a journey that explores the power of mystery, serendipity and fate in our lives.

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BWW Review: John Kevin Jones Returns To Merchant's House Museum For Warm and Intimate A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Michael Dale

For the past five holiday seasons in a row, savvy New York playgoers have been filling the upstairs parlor of East 4th Street's Merchant's House Museum for a warm and intimate evening of Chr…

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Sa Chen’s Piano Recital: “Hello Claude Debussy” at NCPA, Beijing by Blouin Artinfo

“Hello Claude Debussy” revisits French composer’s beguiling musical creations in a concert at Beijing’s NCPA on December 20, 2018.Considered by many as the first Impressionist compos…

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Backstage with Richard Ridge: Norm Lewis Talks Keeping It Nutcraker Cool This Holiday Season with New Album and Solo Show! by Richard Ridge

Tony nominee Norm Lewisis keeping it cool this Christmas. Nutcracker cool, that is.

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Generational culture clash keeps things light in short, dark comedy No Clowns Allowed by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

A piece of advice for audiences is to pay attention right off the top, as information provided then informs everything that follows.

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This Week on Broadway for December 9, 2018: Network, Cher by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss Network, Cher, the cast recording of Lerner & Loewe’s Brigadoon (New York City Center 2017 Cast Recording), Slave Pla…

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‘This year’s panto won’t disappoint’: BEAUTY & THE BEAST – Edinburgh ★★★★ by Thom Dibdin

Beauty & the Beast comes to the King’s for the first time since 1946 in a pantomime that continues a classic run of hits and is sticking around well into January next year.

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Review: Maiden Speech Festival – Day 4, Tristan Bates Theatre by Jacob Sarkisian

The Maiden Speech Festival presents a collection of short plays every evening that discusses and dissects various subjects and themes. This, inevitably, results in quite a mixed bag of theat…

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VIDEO: Watch Cast Members From KINKY BOOTS Perform a Parody of Frank Sinatra's 'My Way' at Red Bucket Follies by BroadwayWorld

Equality, inclusion and joy permeated the performances at this year's poignant and record-breaking Red Bucket Follies. The company of Kinky Boots took top honors for best onstage presentatio…

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Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 9 by Audition Roundup

Updated this week Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 9, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including whatwhenwhere and how to audition

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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 9 by Audition Roundup

Updated this week Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 9, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country.

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Acquittal!:Martin Rütter at Mitsubishi Electric HALLE, Düsseldorf by Blouin Artinfo

Animal psychologist Martin Rutter will be on stage to help dog owners and their four-legged friends in his new program called “FREISPRUCH,” at Dusseldorf’s Mitsubishi Electric HALLE on…

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Andy Blankenbuehler Talks Making His Ballet Choreography Debut With the Tulsa Ballet by Stephanie Wild

Andy Blankenbuehler may be best known for his work on Broadway, most famously choreographing Hamilton, as well as Cats, Bandstand, and more. However, according to the Tulsa World, Blankenbue…

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Broadway at the Cabaret: Tony Yazbeck, Matt Doyle, Rebecca Luker & Many More by BroadwayWorld

What good is sitting alone in your room this week If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlight…

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‘Imaginative yet also reassuringly traditional’: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF – Menier Chocolate Factory ★★★★★ by Jonathan Baz

In eschewing any trendy political statement to hang around his work, Nunn has made it all the more poignant and powerful. Deservedly sold out for the rest of its Menier run, his Fiddler On T…

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 9am (Broadway Time)

“Gatherings” at The Esplanade, Singapore by Blouin Artinfo

With one common interest binding them together, “Gatherings” will be a convergence of professionals and students from different cultural backgrounds & ethnicities in a performance …

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ALICE IN WONDERLAND Avenue Theatre, Ipswich by Libby Purves and Friends

A WONDERLAND WINNER           “Posh panto”,  for wincing parents fleeing the rackety showbiz ’n smut of the season, can be a bit chilly –  neither one thing nor the other…

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Casting announced for encore season of Follies at the National Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Casting has been announced for the return season of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman’s musical Follies at the National Theatre in February 2019. This post Casting ann…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Dance Through 100 Years of Jerome Robbins' Legacy at the NYPL for the Performing Arts! by BroadwayWorld TV

Jerome Robbins, world renowned for his work as a choreographer and director of ballet and theater, film and television, would have been 100 years old on October 11, 2018. In honor of his lif…

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Film Review: “Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes” — Media Mogul, Serial Sociopath by Peg Aloi

This blistering new documentary manages to offer a fairly balanced portrait of a man who, at the end of his life, was widely demonized.

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The Hamilton Survival Guide by Bill Hirschman

The ground-breaking record-breaking Tony-winning Pulitzer-winning musical Hamilton is expected to attract unprecedented numbers of fans and newcomers when the national tour arrives at the Br…

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Mouthpiece review – provocative dialogue gives voice to working-class frustration by Mark Fisher

Traverse, EdinburghKieran Hurley’s gripping Edinburgh-set two-hander confronts the economic divide in the city and the stranglehold the middle-classes have on the artsKieran Hurley’s pro…

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Review: The Rave Space, Camden People’s Theatre by Charlotte Irwin

To an extent, The Rave Space does what it says on the tin. You walk down the stairs into the dark basement of Camden People’s Theatre, get your hand stamped, take your purple laser, and st…

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: True West at the Vaudeville Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn star in Matthew Dunster’s production of True West now playing at the Vaudeville Theatre. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…

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BWW's On This Day - December 9, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Standing in Our Grandfathers' Shoes by Sarah Bellamy, Jamil Jude

By Sarah Bellamy, Jamil Jude. Sarah Bellamy, artistic director of Saint Paul’s Penumbra Theatre, talks to Jamil Jude, incoming artistic director of Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Compa…

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Life imitates art as play about antisemitism faces wave of abuse by Harriet Sherwood

Writer and producer of One Jewish Boy shocked by social media responseA new play about rising antisemitism that opens in a London theatre this week has become the target of antisemitic abuse…

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On my radar: Natasha Gordon’s cultural highlights by Interview By Tasha Kleeman

The British playwright and performer on podcast poetry, Maya Angelou’s essays and the enduring appeal of Bob Marley’s Concrete JungleActor and playwright Natasha Gordon was born in north…

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: THE JOHN WILSON ORCHESTRA: AT THE MOVIES, Brighton Dome by Fiona Scott

The dazzling orchestra aretravelling around theUK with their new At the Movies concert tour, packed full of classic film scores.

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BWW Review: AISHA, Old Red Lion Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Brand new arts organisation AILA debuts Aisha, written and directed by the founder, AJ. A harrowing story about child marriage, the play follows a 17-year-old's struggle as she endures the l…

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Review: A Christmas Carol, The Old Vic by Jessica Handscomb

“Christmas time is a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time; the only time I know of when men and women open their shut-up hearts freely, and think of people below them as…

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The Diva Project by Sandi Durell

    By Myra Chanin   Among the misused words which currently enrage me, the word diva ranks high. It was a title awarded to the greatest female opera stars after decades of v…

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Thirteen characters, two actors & one piano… WATCH this madcap Murder for Two musical trailer by Press Releases

We're counting down to the London return of two-hander musical whodunit Murder For Two, which moves back into The Other Palace studio for five weeks from tomorrow night (Monday 10 December 2…

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)

The Nutcracker review – in every sense a delight by Luke Jennings

Royal Opera House, LondonIt’s an unhappy Christmas for the mice again, but otherwise the Royal Ballet’s Nutcracker is dreamlike perfectionIt’s Nutcracker season again, and on last Mond…

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The Model Apartment review – outrageously funny and breathtakingly horrifying by Clare Brennan

Ustinov, BathDiana Quick and Ian Gelder star as Holocaust survivors moving from New York to Florida in this superb production of Donald Margulies’s 80s black comedyFinely directed by Laure…

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)

How three actors beat Trump's travel ban to take to the New York stage by Michael Paulson, Michael Paulson

The team behind 'The Jungle' tell Michael Paulson that their success both illuminates the new obstacles for artists from restricted countries, as well as the possibility that those obstacles…

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'Most Fabulous Story' is hugely entertaining by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Stray Dog Theatre presents hilarious holiday play.

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Q&A: SLSO's Tim Munro takes on the Pulitzer concerts by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The second of this season's programs takes place this coming week

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)

SoundCloud Rap is our Generation’s Punk Rock:Report by Blouin Artinfo

In a latest report, Dylan James for Mancunion analyzes the impact SoundCloud has had on the industry.Started in 2007 in Berlin, SoundCloud was the brainchild of Swedish sound designer Alexan…

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“‘Vice” to launch Europe’s Capri Hollywood Film Festival: Report by Blouin Artinfo

Nick Vivarelli reports for Variety that Annapurna Pictures’ “Vice;” a film based on the life and times of former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney will launch in Europe as the opener of …

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at midnight (Broadway Time)

How Unconventional Designer Deirdre Brennan Turns a Manhattan Townhouse Into 1904 Dublin Year After Year by Olivia Clement

The interior designer for the immersive The Dead, 1904, transports New York theatregoers to Ireland, circa 1900.

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Podcasts — when brevity is best

Anthony Scaramucci is among the contributors to the new bite-sized series 10 Things That Scare Me

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Track by Track Breakdown: Broadway’s Michael Longoria Reveals the Musical Story Behind His Merry Christmas Darling by Michael Longoria

The Jersey Boys star takes us through the romantic journey he’s crafted in his new holiday album.

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Slave Play Opens Off-Broadway December 9 by Olivia Clement

The world premiere from Jeremy O. Harris, directed by Robert O'Hara, celebrates its official opening at New York Theatre Workshop.

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