Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Jerry Lester: Pioneer of Late Night by Trav S.D.

Strange to have written about Buddy Lester, before his older and more consequential brother Jerry Lester (1910-1995) but sometimes that’s just how the gookie grumbles. Like his kid bro…

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'Hamilton' panic over mistaken reports of gunfire injures three in San Francisco by Erin Nyren

Three people were injured after mistaken reports of an active shooter at a San Francisco production of "Hamilton" caused attendees to flee the theater. CNN reported that a woman experienced…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Where Do You Belong? Stats from the Most Represented Schools on Broadway Part 1 by Julie Musbach

We're rounding up some of the most heavily represented schools on Broadway to give students some stats to consider when getting ready to apply or even transfer.

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BWW Review: TOBACCO ROAD, VAULT Festival by Cindy Marcolina

It's the Roaring Twenties in London. The Great War is over, having killed millions of people with it citizens are going back to their disheveled lives and organised crime thrives in a city t…

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‘A gripping piece’: TRYST – Vault Festival by Laura Kressly

Thanks to three great performances and a taut script, Tryst is a gripping piece. The three characters are well-rounded and convincing, and as lies unravel and confessions are made it is diff…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Ph.D. Student Breaks Down Electron Physics Into A Swinging Musical by Emma Bowman

John Bohannon, founder of Science magazine's "Dance Your Ph.D." contest, presents the 2018 winner, Pramodh Senarath Yapa. He won over judges with his choreographic rendition of some chaotic …

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Saturday, February 16, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

David Earl: ‘My mum once baked me a cake like a labrador on wheels’ by Harriet Gibsone

The actor and comic known for his character Brian Gittins on the things that make him laugh the mostHarry Hill. In the 90s. The Hawth, Crawley. Laughed more that hour than any other. Reason …

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Oh We Just Can't Wait! Everything We Know About the Live-Action THE LION KING by TV News Desk

One of the most highly anticipated films of 2019 is Disney's live action adaptation of their hit film turned musical, 'The Lion King.'Jon Favreau is directing anew take on Disney's 1994 clas…

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FROM DOWN UNDER: Peter Pan Goes Wrong in Sydney ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Peter Pan Goes Wrong is a theatrical disaster panto crammed with slapstick calamities and magic misadventures. The production is framed around the JM Barrie classic and follows the formula t…

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7 Games, Puzzles, and Activities for the Perfect Broadway Game Night by Adam Hetrick

Stock up on theatre-themed entertainment, or use this list as inspiration to find the perfect gift for theatre-lovers.

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Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Medical Emergency at HAMILTON in San Francisco Causes Mass Panic by Stephanie Wild

According to CBS News, at yesterday's performance of Hamilton is San Francisco, a misinterpreted medical emergency caused chaos and mass panic.

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Theatre News: Cockpit in Court announces summer 2019 season auditions by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

Cockpit In Court Summer Theatre announces its auditions for the summer 2019 Season.  Auditions will take place March 2 & 3 at the CCBC Essex Campus. Auditions will take place for tw…

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Review: No Miracles Here at Northern Stage, Newcastle by Tracey Sinclair

Keep the faith: Tracey Sinclair reviews the The Letter Room's uplifting, music-filled performance about overcoming depression. The post Review: No Miracles Here at Northern Stage, Newcastle …

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Review: Mother Courage and Her Children at the Royal Exchange, Manchester by Aniqah Choudhri

Mixed messages: Aniqah Choudhri reviews a dystopian, future-set adaptation of Brecht's political parable. The post Review: Mother Courage and Her Children at the Royal Exchange, Manchester a…

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Melvin Burkhart: The Original Human Blockhead by Trav S.D.

Today in 1907 was born the late sideshow eminence Melvin Burkhart. I was about to call him a “sideshow giant”, but of course there are literal sideshow giants, so calling Burkhar…

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Jazz Concert Review: Mnozil Brass — Music-as-Vaudeville by Steve Provizer

The seven-man musical wrecking squad from Austria called Mnozil Brass has created a combination circus band, village band, marching band, and vaudeville orchestra. The post Jazz Concert Rev…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: First Look at Elmhurst Ballet Company's ORIGINS by BroadwayWorld

Elmhurst Ballet Company presents its London premier of Origins. BroadwayWorld has the exclusive look below

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Rob Zombie Wants to Bring HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES to Broadway by Stephanie Wild

Could rocker Rob Zombie be coming to Broadway According to MovieWeb, that may not be as unrealistic as it may sound

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Review: bottled. VAULT Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: bottled. VAULT Theatre5.0starsMeet 15-year-old Katy. Her parents planned to call her Ellie but then she came out looking like a miniature sumo ringer and Ellie didn’t really fit. K…

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Ben Platt’s ‘Ease My Mind’ Music Video Released by Cleo Aukland

Ben Platt releases a new music video, "Ease My Mind," a preview to his highly anticipated LP "Sing to Me Instead, which drops March 29. A tour is also scheduled. The post Ben Platt’s &…

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‘Ducking and diving has never been so frenetic’: TOBACCO ROAD – Vault Festival ★★★★ by Michael Davis

Based on a seldom-discussed chapter in London’s history, Tobacco Road highlights the aspirations and pitfalls of yesteryear, yet gives it a contemporary spin. ‘Ducking and diving’ has …

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Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Of James Baskett, Uncle Remus, and “Song of the South” by Trav S.D.

This post is one of a series honoring Black History Month. For good or for ill, today the name James Baskett (1904-1948) has been overshadowed by his most famous role, that of Uncle Remus, w…

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REVIEW: Berberian Sound Studio, Donmar Warehouse ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Bernerian Sound Studio now playing at London’s Donmar Warehouse. This post REVIEW: Berberian Sound Studio, Donmar Warehouse ✭✭✭✭ first ap…

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Rock Concert Review: After Forty Years, Joe Jackson is Still “The Man” by Jason M. Rubin

The show cemented Joe Jackson’s reputation as an inscrutable and enigmatic songwriter, a talented musician and social outsider who speaks for Everyman. The post Rock Concert Review: After…

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Westfield News Group ArtsBeat Extra: Berkhire Theatre Group 91st Season by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat Extra: Berkshire Theatre Group announces its 91st season. Revivals o works by Thornton Wilder an Edward Albee, musical, and premieres.

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COME FROM AWAY Will Celebrate February 18 All Over the World by BroadwayWorld

February 18 is a big day for Come From Away All of the show's productions around the world will celebrate the day, for various reasons.

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VIDEO: Watch the First Trailer For DESCENDANTS 3, Starring Dove Cameron and More! by Stage Tube

The first trailer has been released for The Descendants 3

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The week in theatre: All About Eve; The American Clock; Superhoe – review by Susannah Clapp

Noël Coward; Old Vic; Royal Court, LondonGillian Anderson is the steely centre of Ivo van Hove’s glitzy adaptation of All About Eve, while Nicôle Lecky’s Superhoe storms the Royal Cour…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

BWW's On This Day - February 16, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for the timely return of Tony Benn play Tony’s Last Tape by Terri Paddock

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 9 April 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock returns to London's Omnibus Theatre for the timely return of the one-man play about …

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Review: random, Leeds Playhouse by Ela Portnoy

Review: random, Leeds Playhouse4.0starsdebbie tucker green is something special. She may write poetry, but it is poetry of the people – a musical reproduction of everyday speech, where eac…

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‘The historic feel adds that extra bit of magic’: DRACULA – London Library ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

This new adaptation of the Dracula hints at a darker future, performed brilliantly by a cast of two – the historic surroundings of the London Library adds an extra bit of magic to proceedi…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: AGNES COLANDER: AN ATTEMPT AT LIFE, Jermyn Street Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Jermyn Street Theatre open the celebrations for their 25th anniversary with a world premiere aged 120. Harley Granville Barker's Agnes Colander An Attempt At Life was found by the British Li…

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Andrew Scott on being Fleabag's new crush: ‘This is uncharted territory’ by Simon Hattenstone

Keen to avoid being typecast as baddies like Moriarty, the actor is delighted to be playing a sexy priest in the eagerly awaited second series of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s FleabagAndrew Scott…

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FIRST LOOK: Tom Hiddleston in rehearsal for Harold Pinter’s Betrayal by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Rehearsal images have been released of Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox from Jamie Lloyd’s production of Betrayal by Harold Pinter. This post FIRST LOOK: Tom…

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Song Insights: "Getting Married Today", COMPANY by Rona Kelly

Ever wanted to know how your favourite songs come together Our Song Insights will dissect an iconic number with the cast and creatives themselves. What better way to kick things off than wit…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Don Quixote, Royal Opera House, review: Colourful production lit up by knockout performances by  zoë Anderson,  zoë Anderson

The Royal Ballet succeeded in delivering the audience showstoppers on opening night

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Meet the star of the UK stage premiere & touring production of Amélie The Musical: It’s Audrey Brisson

Perhaps best known to UK theatre-goers for her roles in The Grinning Man and La Strada, French-Canadian actress Audrey Brisson has been cast as the iconic Amélie Poulain in the musical stag…

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Review: Landscape (1989), VAULT Festival by Alannah Jones

Review: Landscape (1989), VAULT Festival2.0starsBen Kulvichit and Clara Potter-Sweet of Emergency Chorus are the creators and performers of the company’s second show as a New Diorama Gradu…

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‘There are moments of greatness in amongst the gimmicks’: ALL ABOUT EVE – West End ★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture’s Kirsty Herrington paid a visit to the Noel Coward Theatre to see Ivo van Hove’s production of All About Eve, based on the Oscar-winning film.

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Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Hamilton audience flees mid-performance after emergency causes 'fear of active shooter' by Jacob Stolworthy, Jacob Stolworthy

A medical incident caused mass panic in the San Francisco theatre

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Sea Wall/A Life review – Jake Gyllenhaal dazzles with return to stage by Jake Nevins

Public Theater, New YorkThe Oscar nominee and Tom Sturridge star in two one-act memory pieces that meaningfully explore birth, death, and fatherhoodOpening this week at New York’s Public T…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Peter Pan Goes Wrong by Arts Review

Like the ‘mechanicals’ in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Peter Pan Goes Wrong features an hilarious play within a play. The premise is that the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ar…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Karina Utomo by Arts Review

Who is Karina Utomo? I am the vocalist in a metal band called High Tension, and one of four soloists in Speechless – a new opera by award-winning composer Cat Hope. What would you do diff…

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Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition must close in 2 weeks by Arts Review

With only two weeks left, Melbourne Museum must close the doors on Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition on Sunday 3 March, marking the final chance for Australian audiences to experience…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Parsifal by Arts Review

Premiering the state’s first staged production of Richard Wagner’s Parsifal will prove Victorian Opera’s biggest undertaking yet as a cast of 83 singers and 75 musicians take over St K…

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Bringing big entertainment to small towns across Victoria by Arts Review

Community members and visitors in some of Victoria’s smallest towns will be treated to world class performances throughout the year thanks to the Victorian Government’s Small Regional Pr…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play by Arts Review

With a twist of an apocalypse, a touch of The Simpsons and a turn of contemporary events, Lightning Jar Theatre presents the Melbourne premiere of Anne Washburn’s award-winning Mr. Burns, …

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Questioning Your Character (Without Judgment) by Kerry Hishon

Students will frequently be cast into roles that are vastly different from their real-life personalities. This is a good thing – it’s a great opportunity for students to grow their skill…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Maverick by Darryl Reilly

"The Whole World Was Watching: My Life Under the Media Microscope" is the autobiography of the South Carolina native journalist and television production figure Frank Beacham that was publis…

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Video: The Clintons Receive A Warm Welcome At TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD On Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Hillary and Bill Clinton made a stir tonight at the Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. The former president and secretary of state received a warm welcome from the so…

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At Last ‘The Etta James Story’ with Vika Bull by Arts Review

At Last ‘The Etta James Story’ at the Sydney Opera House (Playhouse) presents many of Etta’s better known hits. Since its first performance in Melbourne in 2013 the show has b…

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Berberian Sound Studio makes a fine job of bringing a strange film to the Donmar Warehouse stage

An adaptation of Peter Strickland’s movie about a sound-effects artist opens in London

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Passion meets politics in a vivacious Edward II at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Nick Bagnall’s swift, compressed production of Christopher Marlowe’s play is good fun — but light on darkness

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