Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: GROUNDHOG DAY Vogues Before Act 2, HAMILTON Chicago Shares Make Up Routine, and More Saturday Intermission Pics! by BroadwayWorld

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup This week GROUNDHOG D…

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London’s Old Vic Theatre Evacuated After ‘Security Alert’ by Ruthie Fierberg

Police evacuated the audience during an afternoon performance of the play Woyzek May 27.

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Review: ‘See How They Run’ at Vagabond Players by Wendi Winters

We all need a good laugh these days – not a snicker or a snarky smile. A series of side-splitting belly laughs that leave you exhausted and smiling. See How They Run aptly named for the nu…

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

I Interview Playwrights Part 944: Christy Hall by Adam Szymkowicz

Christy HallHometown: That’s a tough one for me. There are two houses that exist in the world that nurtured the bulk of my childhood, but they are in different states, and no member of my …

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Andrey Wasn't There But Katie Couric Was, See Her Visit to GREAT COMET by BroadwayWorld

Renowned journalist Katie Couric stopped by Pierre'sRussian salon this week when she saw Broadway's NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812. It seems she enjoyed shaking her egg, as she…

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Tracy Letts Says Broadway Bound Play THE MINUTES is Not About Trump, But is Politically Aware by BroadwayWorld

In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Tracy Letts spoke about his play THE MINUTES whichwilltake its place on Broadway next year. Letts describes it as an examination of persona…

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Broadway Attendance For 2016-2017 Tops That Of All 10 NY, NJ Pro Sports Teams Combined by CBS

For the 2016 – 2017 season, total attendance reached 13,270,343 and Broadway shows yielded $1,449,321,564.64 in grosses, making it the highest grossing season in Broadway recorded history …

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Dramatic monarchy comes to life in elaborate Shaw Festival production: review by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Elaborate production veils a sometimes-thin plot, with expert set design and a strong ensemble cast.

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Inside secret Radio City apartment untouched since 1936 by Anna Hopkins

The secret apartment previously belonging to theater giant Roxy Rothafel, hidden within the depths of Radio City Music Hall, previously entertained the likes of Walt Disney and Albert Hitchc…

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Regional Riches: Celebrating the Legacy of Regional Theatres on Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

Broadway shows are made, not born. Though the polished final product of a Broadway show seems to land before our very eyes as if put there by some divine circumstance, the life of the averag…

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

What’s it all About? Five Guys Names Moe! by Peter Finlayson

The Nate Holden Performing Arts Center on Washington Blvd in Los Angeles is now presenting a revival of Five Guys Named Moe, by Clarke Peters, and starring Obba Babatundé. The premise of t…

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Andrew Panton unveils first season at Dundee Rep by Thom Dibdin

A female Scrooge and the professional Scottish production of August: Osage County feature on Andrew Panton’s first season as artistic director of

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Tracy Letts Talks Leading 'The Lovers' and Penning His Next Broadway Play

"It’s not often that you get offered your first lead at 50 years old," Letts tells THR of starring opposite Debra Winger in the A24 relationship more

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Theatre News: Old Vic Theatre matinee evacuated after security alert

The performance of Woyzeck was evacuated as a precaution

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NEWS: Adam Garcia Leads Cast of Kevin Elyot’s Final Play, Twilight Song by Press Releases

Adam Garcia, Bryony Hannah and Paul Higgins will lead the cast in a new Park200 production of Twilight Song, the final play by Kevin Elyot and set on summer evenings in the 1960s and the pre…

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

NEWS: All Aboard the Ship for The Hunting of the Snark by Press Releases

RGM productions has announced the full cast for the West End première of The Hunting of the Snark, a brand-new family musical inspired by the creator of Alice in Wonderland’s beloved clas…

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Tony Awards Close-Up: What About Pierre? Josh Groban Explains His Love for the Weird & Wonderful GREAT COMET! by BroadwayWorld TV

In 2016 he made his Broadway debut. In 2017 he became a Tony nominee Recording artist Josh Groban is now a bonafide stage star, with a nomination for his performance in Natasha, Pierre and t…

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Visual Arts Commentary: “Portraits of Courage” — Critical Misfire by Harvey Blume

Why do critics like the New Yorker's Peter Schjeldahl rush to absolve G.W. Bush?

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at noon (Broadway Time)

REVIEW: An Octaroon, Orange Tree Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon As An Octoroon demonstrates to great effect, he is interested in exploring the theatrical experience, entertaining us with its madcap energy while tackling uncomfortable and c…

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NEWS: After 50 Years, Groomed Makes it to Soho Theatre by Press Releases

It is unusual for a director to become a performer. Patrick Sandford does so at the age of 65 to perform his solo show GROOMED, a play that was 50 years in the writing. Combining three gripp…

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Review: ‘Saturday Night Fever’ at the Walnut Street Theatre by Tim Dunleavy

What do you remember most about the movie Saturday Night Fever? Is it the dynamic direction, the earthy dialogue, or the gritty story about a working-class Brooklyn kid trying to escape a me…

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Tony Talk Episode9: The Design Categories by Broadwayandme

Just like everyone else involved in putting on a show, costume and set designers see their main job as telling a story. But that job--and winning a Tony for it--is harder than it looks. Desi…

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REVIEW: The Grapes Of Wrath, West Yorkshire Playhouse ✭✭ by Jonathan Hall

By Jonathan Hall Having seen to what brilliant effect such a cast can be used in the recent production of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ it was a shame to see a similar cast, so underutilised in The…

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‘Born for This: The Musical’ at The Broad Stage, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

‘Born for This: The Musical’ will be presented from July 11 through August 6, 2017 at the Main Stage of The Broad Stage, Los Angeles.  Book by BeBe Winans and Charles Randolph-Wrigh…

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Kick off Pride Month with Buddies project by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

What to see this week on Toronto stages.

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 11am (Broadway Time)

‘Kamala Sankaram: Thumbprint’ at REDCAT, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

Kamala Sankaram will perfrom “Thumbprint” from June 15, 2017 through June 18, 2017 at REDCAT, Los Angeles.“Thumbprint” presented by LA Opera is a true story of courage and triumph of…

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Old Vic Theatre Evacuated Following Security Alert by BroadwayWorld

According to The Independent, London's Old Vic Theatre, currently home to WOYZECK starring Star Wars' John Boyega, was evacuated on May 27th due to a possible security threat.

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Interview: Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley Celebrate their 20th Anniversary at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Jose Solis

Broadway golden couple Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley are celebrating their 20th anniversary and we get to join the party. The talented duo are set to perform at Feinstein’s/54 Below star…

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NEWS: Thirty Three Comes Across from Down Under to Leicester Square Theatre by Press Releases

Critically acclaimed new Australian play Thirty-Three makes it’s UK debut at the Leicester Square Theatre. Audiences are immersed into the heart of a birthday party that spirals out of con…

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How Do You Define Success? by (ramona)

By Alyssa White. Alyssa White writes about being an early career director in Chicago, and re-discovering her love of the work.

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The Show: Tony Host Kevin Spacey, Kinky Boots' Brendon Urie, Come From Away & More by

All about The Band's Visit, Three Tall Women, Brendon Urie in Kinky Boots, John Cameron Mitchell and more. Plus, a chat with 2017 Tony Awards host Kevin Spacey.

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Review: Deep Dish at the Abbey Theatre by Chris McCormack

Bacchanalia and broccoli: Chris McCormack reviews Chris Haring and Michel Blazy's collaboration, performed as part of the Dublin Dance Festival. The post Review: Deep Dish at the Abbey Theat…

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Top 5 stars treading the West End boards by Emma Clarendon

Here’s a guide to some stars who are going to be treading the boards in the West End…

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Old Vic theatre in London evacuated by police due to 'security alert' by Jacob Stolworthy, Jacob Stolworthy

London's Old Vic theatre has been evacuated during a performance of the play Woyzeck after police received word of an unspecified security threat.

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NEWS: Birmingham Rep Theatre’s Autumn 2017 Season Boasts Three World Premieres by Press Releases

Birmingham Repertory Theatre today announces its Autumn and Winter 2017 season offering a rich, varied and entertaining programme to enthral audiences across the city and beyond.

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VIDEO: 30 Days of TONY, Day 15: Ruben Santiago-Hudson Picks Up a Win for Best Featured Actor in a Play by Stage Tube

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's Tony Award Countdown 30 Days of TONY, a loving look at some of the most memorable moments from Tony's history featuring today's nominees

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BWW TV Exclusive: He's Back in the Building! Go Inside Rehearsal for ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS by Tv - Press Previews

Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, the new musical that will unleash your inner hound dog, with book, music and lyrics by Lory Lazarus. Directed by Broadway veteran Don Stephenson, with chor…

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Steve Franken: He’s Everywhere by Trav S.D.

Today we honor the character comedy contribution of the late actor Steve Franken (1932-2012). The son of a Hollywood agent, Franken had an easy entree into film and tv roles, although he n…

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NEWS: Josh Roche is Announced as the JMK Award Winner 2017 by Press Releases

The Trustees of the JMK Trust are delighted to announce today that the winner of the 20th anniversary James Menzies-Kitchin Young Director Award is Josh Roche.

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Emilia Fox: ‘I am weirdly obsessed with cleaning products’ by Mark Bailey

The actor, 42, on being part of an acting dynasty, what makes her angry and why she finds painting garden furniture so satisfyingI’ve played Dr Nikki Alexander in Silent Witness for so lon…

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Bette Midler Stops the Show at the Outer Critics Circle Awards by Harry Haun

The OCC winner for Hello, Dolly! held forth hilariously at the awards ceremony, plus more memorable moments from Sardis.

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The Arts on the Stamps of the World — May 27 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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35 AMICI DRIVE – Lyric Hammersmith by Laura Kressly

In Amici Dance Theatre Company’s revival of their 2015 show, over fifty performers – professional and amateur, disabled and non-disabled, child, adult and OAP – come together to captur…

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Livestreaming a performance of I Carry Your Heart at The Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles—Sun, May 28 by (thea)

By HowlRound TV. The Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles, California presents a performance of I Carry Your Heart by Georgette Kelly livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlR…

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The Stage/Sylvia Young Theatre School scholarship winner 2017 by Lisa Martland

Nicholas Antoniou-Tibbitts, aged 11, from Hempstead, just outside Saffron Walden in Essex, has won The Stage Scholarship to attend Sylvia Young Theatre

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 8am (Broadway Time)

BWW's On This Day - May 27, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 7am (Broadway Time)

The Beatles you've known all these years, remixed for today by Christopher Ave St. Louis Post-Dispatch

'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' has been reissued, half a century after its first release.

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Festivals, hikes and Mississippi Nights: Your guide to Memorial Day weekend in St. Louis

Memorial Day weekend provides St. Louis with its unofficial kick off to summer.

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Review: Death of a Salesman at Malvern Theatres by Geoff Mills

Keeping the despair at bay: Geoff Mills reviews Arthur Miller's intended "time bomb" of a play. The post Review: Death of a Salesman at Malvern Theatres appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Review: Jam at the Finborough Theatre by Fergus Morgan

"One of the hardest things for boys to learn is that a teacher is human..." Fergus Morgan reviews Matt Parvin's play about the class clown and his former teacher. The post Review: Jam at the…

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BRING ON THE BOLLYWOOD – Touring by Emma Clarendon

Bringing a different vibe to the Rose Theatre in Kingston, Bring on the Bollywood is a burst of colour and life on stage that just doesn’t seem to have enough impact in terms of its so-so …

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Reprise by Darryl Reilly

Amidst Mr. Maierson’s barrage of mechanical set-ups and punch lines, there are a few amusing jokes and insightful observations. Reprise is in the tradition of substantive romantic comedie…

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Features: My Top 5 Showtunes: Audrey Brisson

The actress tells us the musical numbers she couldn't live without

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BWW Review: JAM, Finborough Theatre by Gary Naylor

Jam, Matt Parvin's first play, shows promise but cannot overcome its structural and narrative problems to deliver its full potential.

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MY WORLD HAS EXPLODED A LITTLE BIT – Ovalhouse by Daniel Perks

It’s both a lecture and a life-changing series of events, the story of losing your parents while teaching an attentive audience how to cope with and ultimately conquer grief. Mortality man…

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 4am (Broadway Time)

An Octoroon review - slavery reprised as melodrama in a vibrantly theatrical show by Tom.birchenough

A major work of new American drama receives its European premiere at Richmond’s Orange Tree TheatreMake no mistake about it, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is a playwright to watch. London receive…

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Theatre News: Full list of performers for West End Live confirmed

The event will return to Trafalgar Square in June

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘A Chorus Line’ at Tantallon Community Players by William Powell

Packed with pizazz, energy and downright sizzle, A Chorus Line, as performed by Tantallon Community Players (TCP) and directed by Christopher Gerken, is the MVP of musicals on D.C. area stag…

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 1am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Glenn Hill by Arts Review

Who is Glenn Hill? A 34 year old, Sydney born, musical theatre performer. Now living in Melbourne. What would you do differently to what you do now? If I wasn’t performing, I would lo…

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Theatrical Time Management for Students by Kerry Hishon

Students are busy people. Drama students are no exception! They’re constantly juggling rehearsals, learning lines, working backstage, preparing for auditions, performing in shows (often al…

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Squatters and Savages: Peter Waples-Crowe and Megan Evans by Arts Review

Responding to colonial images in the Art Gallery of Ballarat’s print collection, Squatters and Savages – a collaborative exhibition by artists Peter Waples-Crowe and Megan Evans bri…

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Special Reports: Point-Counterpoint: Dressing Up for the Theater

Two TheaterMania critics argue the pros and cons of dressing your best when you see a show.

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Review: Audra McDonald at Strathmore by Tiffany Draut

Returning to the DC area, Audra McDonald gave a concert at Strathmore on May 26, 2017, full of her signature charm and joy. Her powerhouse soprano that transitions smoothly and easily betwee…

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Vivid Sydney becomes a massive, creative canvas by Arts Review

Vivid Sydney has bathed the New South Wales Capital in breathtaking colour and a dizzying array of special effects as the world’s largest festival of light, music, and ideas switches on f…

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25 DAYS OF TONYS: Gavin Creel, Laura Linney, and More Reveal the Moment That Changed Their Lives by Ruthie Fierberg

Actors Andrew Rannells and Jenn Colella, director Michael Greif, choreographer Kelly Devine, and more nominees share the moment their path was set towards a life in theatre.

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Can You Name the Show From Its Playbill Cover? by Hannah Vine

Test your Broadway knowledge.

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Look Back on Opening Night of The Great Comet Through the Eyes of Tony Nominee Lucas Steele by Hannah Vine

When The Great Comet opened in November, no one knew it would end up the most Tony-nominated show of the season. Steele gives us an inside view of the Broadway opening before the praise came…

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25 DAYS OF TONYS: Nominees Reveal the Moment That Changed Their Lives

This year’s Tony Nominees reveal the moments that changed their careers and lives forever.

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Tony-Nominated Designer Susan Hilferty Reveals the Secrets Behind the Vintage Costumes of Present Laughter by Diep Tran

Handpicked by Kevin Kline, the mastermind behind the wardrobe of the Tony-nominated Broadway revival tells its own vibrant story.

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