Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Theater Time Review: "Kid Victory" by Joseph Cervelli

A weak score stalls the action of the strongly written book.

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Natalie Douglas, Joe Iconis, Molly Pope, SPAMILTON and More Among 2017 MAC Award Nominees by BroadwayWorld

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets amp Clubs MAC hasannounced the 2017 MAC Award nominees.

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'MERRILY' Documentary 'BEST WORST THING' Coming to iTunes Movies Next Month by BroadwayWorld

The acclaimed documentary film Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened -- fresh off its theatrical run, and currently 94 on Rotten Tomatoes -- will be available exclusively for purcha…

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James Snyder and T. Oliver Reid Sign on for BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! by BroadwayWorld

James Snyder IN TRANSIT and T. Oliver Reid SISTER ACT join the amazing line up for the seventh annual BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF taking place this Monday, February 27, 2017.

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Kelli O'Hara to Headline THE MAIN EVENT Fundraiser in Norfolk by BroadwayWorld

On March 26, 2017,THE MAIN Event A Celebration for the Arts,presented by TowneBank, will bring a private weekend celebration of arts and culture to downtown Norfolk.

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Scarlett Strallen and Tam Mutu to Lead THE NEW YORKERS at Encores!; Cast Set! by BroadwayWorld

Encores Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores production of The New Yorkers, Cole Porter's 1930 Prohibition lark. The New Yorkers will star Cyrille Aimee, Cl…

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Photos: Steven Levenson’s If I Forget Opening Night Off-Broadway by Hannah Vine

The new play examines the lasting impact of the Holocaust on a Jewish family at the beginning of the 21st century.

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Brandy Norwood to Return to Chicago Role by Andrew Gans

The Grammy winner will step into the musical’s national tour in April.

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The painful truth about those Noguchi stage designs by Sarah L. Kaufman

Think it’s a joy to work with the famed sculptor’s sets? Ask the Martha Graham dancers.

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Seeking Applications for the 6th Annual Chicago Women's Funny Festival by Bt

Funny ladies around the world are officially invited to apply for the 6th annual Chicago Women’s Funny Festival June 15 – 18. Founded by Stage 773 Director of Theatre Management Jill Va…

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Theater News: Broadway's Hamilton Announces Jevon McFerrin in the Show's Title Role

McFerrin will step in for Javier Muñoz, who is recovering from a physical injury.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 at noon (Broadway Time)

Off-Broadway Theatre Review: JONAH AND OTTO by Sarah Downs

Director Geraldine Hughes has masterfully fine-tuned the work of this pair of enormously talented actors to a razor-sharp attention to detail from the music of the text to the arc of the nar…

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Let's Get This Guy in Front of a Crowd! Jevon McFerrin Steps into Hamilton's Title Role by Lindsey Sullivan

Jevon McFerrin, who has portrayed the titular role in Hamilton as an alternate to headliner Javier Muñoz, will step into the role beginning on February 23. Muñoz is taking a me…

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Antarctic Adventure Musical Ernest Shackleton Loves Me Headed Off-Broadway by

Get ready for an Antarctic journey: The new musical Ernest Shackleton Loves Me is set for a limited off-Broadway engagement beginning April 14 at the Tony Kiser Theatre. Described as an epic…

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Chicago’s Court Theatre Announces 2017–18 Season by Olivia Clement

The lineup includes a Louis Jordan musical tribute, an Arthur Miller classic, and John Strand’s political drama The Originalist.

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Last Emperor of Mexico Combines Theatre & Small Business In Philadelphia by Dan Luner

 Chris Davis brings The Last Emperor of Mexico, written and performed by himself, to Philadelphia this weekend combining theatre and small business for a one of a kind experience at a Phi…

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Sunday In The Park With George Opens On Broadway by Chris Luner

The New York City Center production of Sunday In The Park With George, which transferred to Broadway this spring following critical acclaim, officially opens tonight. Sunday In The Park With…

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First Listen: Disney’s Freaky Friday Musical by Chris Luner

After a successful East Coast premiere in late 2016 at Signature Theatre, Disney’s new Freaky Friday musical has hit the West Coast for a run at La Jolla Playhouse which began January…

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Shakina Nayfack Named Recipient of Drama League’s Beatrice Terry Artist in Residence Fellow by Andrew Gans

Nayfack will write and direct a reading of Chonburi International Hotel and Butterfly Club.

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Review: Steven Levenson’s ‘If I Forget’ And John Kander’s ‘Kid Victory’ by Jeremy Gerard

Talk about having your moment: Masters of Sex writer Steven Levenson wrote the book for Broadway’s new hit Dear Evan Hansen and recently signed on as book writer for Will Ferrell and K…

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Geffen Playhouse's Starry LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT to Stream with BroadwayHD by BroadwayWorld

Geffen Playhouse and online theater streaming service BroadwayHD today announced a partnership to present select live and captured-live productions from the Los Angeles theater to BroadwayHD…

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Mermaid Plays Swimmingly But You Can’t Understand Singing by Bill Hirschman

The tour of The Little Mermaid is engaging and enthusiastic playing at the Broward Center’s Broadway Across America series. The problem is you likely will not understand 10 percent of the …

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The Outer Space Musical Blasts Off at Joe’s Pub by Olivia Clement

Ethan Lipton’s newest work takes over the downtown concert venue February 23–April 9, with direction by Leigh Silverman.

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Book Review: “The Shipwrecked Mind” — Leaving the Carnage Behind by Arts Fuse Editor

Mark Lilla argues that the creed of the reactionary mind can be just as radical (and disturbing) as any revolutionary ideology.

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Javier Munoz Injured, Jevon McFerrin Will Step Into Title Role in HAMILTON by BroadwayWorld

Jevon McFerrin, the young actor who has portrayed Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton on Broadway as an alternate to the musical's lead Javier Munoz, will step into the role effective immediately…

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THE HUMANS, David Henry Hwang's SOFT POWER Headline 2017-18 at the Ahmanson Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Stephen Karam's four-time Tony Award-winning Broadway play THE HUMANS will be the centerpiece of the Ahmanson Theatre's 2017-18 season at Center Theatre Group next June, according to the LA …

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NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Cataloger Charles Morrow on George C. Wolfe by Nypl For The Performing Arts

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and re…

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VIDEO: First Look - FENCES Featurette from Upcoming Digital & Blu-ray Release by Movies News Desk

Today, Yahoo Movieshas posted an exclusive behind the scenes featurette from the Academy Award nominated film, FENCES starring Denzel Washington. The clip, taken from the film's upcoming dig…

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August Wilson Center names new board chair by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The board of the August Wilson Center has named developer Michael Polite as its new chair.

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SOUSATZKA Producer Garth Drabinsky Seeks to Bypass OSC Penalties in Fraud Case by BroadwayWorld

Producer Garth Drabinsky, who has admitted to and served time in Canada for his part in a fraud at the now-defunct Livent production company, has just begun hearings with the Ontario Securit…

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Natsu Onoda Power on directing White Snake for Baltimore Center Stage by Keith Loria

“…puppetry, projections, dance and live music, will capture the imagination of the audience.” That was Michael Ross, Managing Director of Baltimore Center Stage, talking with DCTS …

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Meet the Cast of Olney Theatre Center’s ‘Sweeney Todd’: Part Three: Frank Viveros (Pirelli) by Joel Markowitz

In Part Three of a series of interviews with the cast of Sweeney Todd at Olney Theatre Center, meet Frank Viveros. Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen yo…

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Theater News: Joe DiPietro Musical Ernest Shackleton Loves Me to Play at Second Stage

Valerie Vigoda and Wade McCollum will star in the production.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Sarah Ruhl’s How to Transcend a Happy Marriage Begins at Lincoln Center Theater by Olivia Clement

Lena Hall and Marisa Tomei star in the playwright’s newest work beginning February 23 Off-Broadway.

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Photo Flash: Kate Walsh, Jeremy Shamos, and Maria Dizzia Celebrate Opening Night of If I Forget

Daniel Sullivan directs the new play from Steven Levenson, now playing through April 30.

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Theater News: A.J. Shively, Ernestine Jackson, and Vivian Reed Set for Conrack

The new musical will be presented as part of the York Theatre Company's Developmental Reading Series.

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Laugh Out Loud! Kevin Kline, Cobie Smulders & the Cast of Present Laughter Ready for Rollicking Broadway Run by

Noël Coward's classic comedy Present Laughter returns to Broadway with a super-studded cast on March 10. Kevin Kline, Cobie Smulders, Kate Burton, Kristine Nielson and the rest of t…

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From Split to Story Songs, Betty Buckley Is on a Roll by Kathy Henderson

More than three decades after her Tony-winning performance in Cats, Betty Buckley is savoring a hit movie and a hot new album. On the big screen, the Broadway legend won raves as James McAvo…

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Let's Have Lunch: Backstage at Sunset Boulevard with Michael Xavier, Ep 6: Snowpening Night! by

Sunset Boulevard star Michael Xavier takes us on a snowy opening night adventure through the Gypsy Robe ceremony and more!

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Game of Thrones Star Conleth Hill on His Leap to London’s Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Matt Wolf

Conleth Hill may be best known as the manipulative eunuch Lord Varys on the international TV hit Game of Thrones, but the gifted Northern Irish actor has two Olivier Awards and a 2001 Tony n…

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Fiddler on the Roof review – Liverpool delivers milkman musical for our times by Lyn Gardner

Everyman, LiverpoolGemma Bodinetz’s loving, elegant revival of the Russian villagers’ story is joyful and warm in the hands of the theatre’s versatile new repertory companyAn old Broad…

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Assembly returns to live work at Edinburgh’s Assembly Rooms by Thom Dibdin

Edinburgh fringe producer Assembly will stage live performance at the city’s Assembly Rooms for the first time since 2010. It follows a

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Garth Drabinsky, Producer of Broadway-Aimed Sousatzka, Begins Hearing with Ontario Securities Commission by Andrew Gans

The former head of Livent, who was convicted of fraud, is seeking to overturn OSC penalties.

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Recycling campaign Save the Planet, Darling launches in West End by Tim Bano

Theatre workers have come together to launch a campaign that hopes to combat the “inexcusable” lack of recycling in the West End.

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People You Should Know . . . Matthew A.J. Gregory by Zack Calhoon

MATTHEW A.J. GREGORY – Matthew is an interdisciplinary theatre artist whose current theater work explores the nexus between art and politics, specifically through use of the comedy as…

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Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s The Girls – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

Gary Barlow is taking over the world, one step at a time. He’s already dominated the small screen as a judge on BBC

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Trans Creative launches as ‘first transgender-led theatre company’ by Giverny Masso

A transgender artist and campaigner has launched what claims to be the first trans-led theatre company in England. Trans Creative, led by

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Ernest Shackleton Loves Me, a Musical from Joe DiPietro and GrooveLily, Will Play Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The high-tech adventure debuted in Seattle in 2014.

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Put It Together- Meet the Cast of SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE! by Stephanie Wild

The new revival of Sunday in the Park with George opens today, featuring a star-studded cast of some of your Broadway favorites as well as some new faces. Get to know the company before they…

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Record-Breaking Opening Weekend Projected for Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST by Movies News Desk

The three-day opening weekend of Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is on track to earn 100 million at the box office, with some sources estimating the film will take in over 120 mill…

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Center Stage – take a look at them now. New name and new performing spaces by Keith Loria

Since its founding in 1963, Center Stage has grown into an important cultural resource, touching the lives of thousands of people in the Baltimore area each year. The popular theater has r…

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THIS IS READING, Inspired by Lynn Nottage's New Broadway Play SWEAT, to Occupy Franklin Street Railroad Station by BroadwayWorld

Starting this May, This Is Reading, an ambitious site-specific multimedia installation blending live performance and visual media, will occupy the historic Franklin Street Railroad Station i…

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Have clay, will make art. Documentary looks at ceramic artist Tony Natsoulas

The Manetti Shrem Museum will highlight the work of local ceramic artist Tony Natsoulas with a showing of Ben Fargen’s documentary, “Tony Natsoulas: A Face in the Crowd.” There will &#…

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Photo Flash: John Kander and Greg Pierce's Kid Victory Opens at Vineyard Theatre

Performances of the musical, directed by Liesl Tommy, continue through March 19.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Plenty of life — and emotional power — left in Peggy Baker’s dance projects by Michael Crabb

The 64-year-old dancer and choreographer sets a sombre tone with her performance in the program at The Theatre Centre.

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Theater News: World Premiere of Gentle Begins Performances at Chicago's Den Theatre

Tuta Theatre produces this Fyodor Dostoevsky adaptation from Zeljko Djukic.

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Theater News: Broadway's Sweat Inspires Multimedia Art Installation This Is Reading

Lynn Nottage's new play about economic hardship in Reading, Pennsylvania opens at Studio 54 next month.

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Mother Africa review at Peacock Theatre, London – ‘joyful and dazzling’ by Anna Winter

What better way to assuage the dreary and drizzling onslaught of Storm Doris (and life in general) than with Mother Africa. Watching

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Orpheus and Eurydice review at Suspension Bridge Vaults, Bristol – ‘atmospheric and energetic’ by Rosemary Waugh

Insane Root Theatre’s production of Orpheus and Eurydice is more demanding of its audience than most. To watch the show, ticket holders

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Funny Girl review – Sheridan Smith returns with passion, pain and steel by Catherine Love

Palace theatre, Manchester Smith is never less than astonishing as she kicks off a UK tour of the musical based on Fanny Brice’s rollercoaster vaudeville life“That’s where I live, on s…

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Ralf Little webchat – post your questions now by Guardian Staff

The actor and producer will join us to answer your questions in a live webchat on Monday 27 February – post them in the comments below 2.01pm GMT Permanently tracksuit-clad and put upon to…

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The Arts on the Stamps of the World — February 23 by Doug Briscoe

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

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Williamstown Theatre Festival, Second Stage, Roundabout, and Vineyard Arts Project Are Hiring by Playbill Staff’s Job Listings offer an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry.

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VIDEO: 19 ANNIES Reunite In Honor of Musical's 40th Anniversary; Perform 'Tomorrow' by TV News Desk

The belovedmusical ANNIE has been delighting audiences on stage and screen for forty years and now for the first time, Inside Edition gathered together four generations of actresses who have…

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FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of PRESENT LAUGHTER on Broadway by Walter McBride

Present Laughter will play Broadway's St. James Theatre 246 West 44th Street this spring for a strictly limited 16-week engagement. Directed by Tony Award nomineeMoritz von Stuelpnagel, perf…

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Photo Coverage: Steven Levenson's IF I FORGET Celebrates Opening Night by Jennifer Broski

Roundabout Theatre Company presentsSteven Levenson's The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin Dear Evan Hansen new play,If I Forget, directed byDaniel Sullivan. The cast includesLarry Bry…

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BWW Feature: Throughout the Years, Movie Musicals have been Overlooked for Best Picture by Rachel Crawford

In the 89 years that the Academy Awards have been held, over 40 musicals have either been nominated for or have won an Oscar for Best Picture, including this last December's LA LA LAND. The …

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SWEAT-Inspired THIS IS READING Installation Will Occupy Franklin Street Railroad Station by BroadwayWorld

Starting this May,This Is Reading, an ambitious site-specific multimedia installation blending live performance and visual media, will occupy the historicFranklin Street Railroad Stationin D…

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Photo Coverage: John Kander and Greg Pierce's KID VICTORY Celebrates Opening Night at the Vineyard Theatre! by Walter McBride

Vineyard Theatre presents the New York premiere of Kid Victory, book and lyrics by Greg Pierce, music by John Kander with story by John Kander and Greg Pierce, and directed by Liesl Tommy. K…

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 9am (Broadway Time)

I Interview Playwrights Part 915: Lissa Moira by Adam Szymkowicz

Lissa Moira Hometown: Brooklyn Current Town: except for about 4 years in California, I'm a Brooklyn girl. At 14 ½, I found my way across the country and ended up in an arts commune in B…

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Spanish drama finds a London home at Cervantes Theatre by Nick Awde

When Jorge de Juan and Paula Paz first met on a production in Madrid – she had started as his new assistant

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Donna McKechnie: ‘Dancers are so critical’ by Mark Shenton

When I first interviewed Donna McKechnie nearly 30 years ago, she was starring in a London revival of Cole Porter’s 1950s Broadway

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Klatwa review at Teatr Powszeceny, Warsaw – ‘visceral, provocative, necessary’ by Andrew Haydon

On paper, Klatwa (The Curse) is a 1899 play by Polish dramatist and renaissance man, Stanislaw Wyspianski. It has long been out

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, February 23, 2017 by Susan Grace

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Simon Callow to Direct West End Production of Christopher Hampton’s Philanthropist by Mark Shenton

The cast will feature a set of young TV comedy actors.

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O2 Renews Partnership with AEG for The O2 by BroadwayWorld

O2 and AEG have today announced the signing of a new agreement for the world's most successful music and entertainment venue, The O2. The landmark deal secures O2 as The O2's naming rights p…

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Blanca Li Dance Company: Robot review at Barbican, London – ‘charm and whimsy’ by Neil Norman

This might have been subtitled Automata for the People. Made in 2011 and a big hit on the Continent, Blanca Li’s show

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International news round-up: February 23 by The Stage

Russian arts in the US US/WASHINGTON DC Two leading Russian companies are in Washington DC. The Mariinsky opera company is making its annual visit

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Concert Review: Earth, Wind and Fire at The Theater at MGM National Harbor by Lynne Menefee

Earth, Wind & Fire is one of America’s top-selling musical groups of all time. The band began its legendary career in 1969 but took off in 1972. With a mix of gospel, jazz, pop, R&…

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Exclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes HAMILTON Tour's Solea Pfeiffer, Ryan Vasquez by Half Hour Call With Chris King

Today's guests are Solea Pfeiffer and Ryan Vasquez. The two of them are about to go out on the national tour of HAMILTON with Solea performing as the role Eliza. We talk about their time in …

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 8am (Broadway Time)

A Latte Conversation With Seth Sikes by

A Latte Conversation with Cabaret Star Seth Sikes By Amy Sapp How do you take your coffee? These days, I only drink decaf because caffeine, I realized after many, many cups a day, made me ve…

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Blogs: David Toole: I incorporated tricks I used around the house into my dance

The disabled dancer David Toole reflects back over his 25 year career and how he came to be working on his latest piece with Stopgap Dance Company

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Childcare survey for theatre workers to quiz London parents by Georgia Snow

Campaign group Parents in Performing Arts is launching a survey to explore childcare options in central London. It follows calls from actors

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Arts must ’embrace uncertainty’ to thrive – ITC conference 2017 by Giverny Masso

Industry leaders have said the arts should “embrace uncertainty” in the wake of budget cuts, Brexit, and a changing political climate. Kenneth

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"Escaped Alone" - Presenting Horrors Large and Small by (judd Hollander)

Reviewed by Judd HollanderLewis Carroll once wrote that the time has come to talk of many things. In what might be described as an ominous allegory with elements of pitch-black comedy, Caryl…

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 7am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: 19 ANNIES Reunite In Honor of Musical's 40th Anniversary; Perform 'Tommorow' by TV News Desk

The belovedmusical ANNIE has been delighting audiences on stage and screen for forty years and now for the first time, Inside Edition gathered together four generations of actresses who have…

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BWW's On This Day - February 23, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Contends 'You're Making Things Up Again, Donald!' in New Parody Video by TV News Desk

According to Randy Rainbow's newest song parody, President Donald Trump may have a lot in common with BOOK OF MORMON's Elder Cunningham in their tendency to, shall we say, stretch the truth.

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BWW Feature: The Unique and Sorted History of Broadway's Hudson Theatre by Rachael Ellis

The Hudson Theatre, over its long history, has put the spotlight on some of the best in the business including Louis Armstrong, Elvis Presley, Barbra Streisand, Helen Hayes, Ethel Barrymore,…

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Jess Gow: Producers of Posh offering a pittance to stage management is an irony too far by Jess Gow

A couple of days ago I read about the all-female production of Posh. I concluded it was something I would probably really

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BWW Review: WHO SHOT WAYNE SLEEP?, The Vaults by Cindy Marcolina

Deep in the belly of the Vault Festival, among the dark red lights, tinsel, and old, dirty vaudeville atmosphere Who Shot Wayne Sleep finds fertile ground to shine too dimly to be relevant. …

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Gossip: Sister Act to return to the West End?

Composer Alan Menken has said his musical based on the film is due to return to the West End

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Cast Assemble To Officially Launch The European Premiere Of War-Time Gay Love Story by BroadwayWorld

The full cast of Yank assembled yesterday at Hope Mill Theatre to give a special show taster for the official press launch of Yank this morning.

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Our top 5 dance moments of ‘La La Land’ by Admin

The tradition of classic film dance — of Fred and Ginger, of Gene Kelly and Cyd Charisse — can seem like something of the past. It can feel like the dance of today’s Hollywood …

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Twelfth Night review – Tamsin Greig is brilliant in a show full of fun by Michael Billington

Olivier, LondonSimon Godwin’s inventive gender-fluid production of Shakespeare’s most perfect comedy has a vital elan and some great performancesThe casting of Tamsin Greig as Malvolia i…

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Animal Magic Goes Wild at the Lyceum Theatre with Michael Morpurgo's RUNNING WILD by BroadwayWorld

The award-winning adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's novel, Running Wild, is brought to life on the Lyceum Theatre stage from Tuesday 7 - Saturday 11 March. This epic production, complete with…

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BWW Review: TWELFTH NIGHT, National Theatre by Marianka Swain

Suffused with grief and unrequited love, Twelfth Night is often played as an anti-comedy - more melancholy than mirthful. Not so in Simon Godwin's brash, gender-bending, utterly joyful rende…

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NEWS: Mates announce 2017 #AlsoRecognised Awards shortlists by Press Releases

We’re delighted to announced the shortlists for the third annual Also Recognised Awards run by MyTheatreMates. These audience-voted industry accolades celebrate talent in fields ofte…

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These two plays reach Chicagoans who don't go to the theater by Chris Jones

Most playwrights reach the point in their career when they want to write something that people actually are going to want to come and see. By "people," I don't mean the theater insiders so i…

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Twelfth Night, National Theatre by Alexandra.coghlan

Tamsin Greig leads an superb cast in this giddy take on Shakespeare's classic comedyEverybody’s a little bit gay in in Simon Godwin’s giddy new Twelfth Night at the National Theatre…

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William Forsythe at Boston Ballet: ‘Artifact’ and More by Admin

“What, really, is art?” seems to be a never-ending question, one that no one has been able to answer concisely and matter-of-factly. Perhaps that’s a good thing. But do we also ask wha…

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Theatre News: Shrek embarks on new UK tour

The musical based on the hit film will tour the UK in 2017 and 2018

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Review: Review: Twelfth Night (Olivier, National Theatre)

Tamsin Greig plays Malvolia in this cross-gender casting version of Shakespeare's bawdy comedy

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Theatre News: Casting announced for European premiere of Chinglish

David Henry Hwang's comedy opens at the Park in March

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Believe All 'Ogre' Again! SHREK THE MUSICAL Announces New Nationwide Tour by BroadwayWorld

Producers of SHREK THE MUSICAL are delighted to announce that, following the unprecedented success of the first ever UK and Ireland Tour, the larger-than-life production will be returning to…

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Shrek the Musical tour goes back on the road in 2017 by Georgia Snow

Shrek the Musical is to return for a national tour beginning in December. The show, which opened in the West End in

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Obituary: Alan Simpson by Michael Quinn

Together with Ray Galton, Alan Simpson helped define the tone of television comedy for 20 years with the hugely popular Hancock’s Half

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THE GIRLS – West End by Jonathan Baz

Musicals are nothing if they do not explore the human condition - and The Girls pulses with a humanity that touches almost everyone in the audience.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Thursday, February 23, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: The Isherwood Saga Continues, “Aladdin” Tour & “Six Degrees” Announce Additional Casting, Tim & Tyne Daly to Appear in Play Together! “Today on …

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The Wild Party, The Other Palace, London, review: Gorgeous jazz score – played to perfection by Theo Jamieson's smoking-hot eight piece band by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

This darkly comic musical set in Manhattan in the 1920s is about a vaudeville showgirl and vaudeville clown who decide to throw a debauched party like no other

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The Girls, Phoenix Theatre by Matt.wolf

The, ahem, ladies do what they can with a show at once overfamiliar and overlong Why? That's the abiding question that hangs over The Girls, the sluggish and entirely pro forma Tim Firth-Gar…

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Fiddler on the Roof review at Liverpool Everyman – ‘a bold and thoughtful revival’ by Nigel Smith

They rebuilt the Everyman Theatre and now they’ve rebuilt the Company. It’s been 25 years since the Everyman had its own in-house

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America after the Fall, Royal Academy — a perfectly pitched exhibition

Depression-era paintings contrast electrifyingly with Russian revolutionary art under the same roof

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Review: Review: Fiddler on the Roof (Liverpool Everyman)

Gemma Bodinetz directs Bock, Harnick and Joseph Stein's 1964 musical, the first production by the Everyman's new repertory company

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Mathew Horne: ‘Me and James Corden went through a tough time, but we got through it’ by Tom Wicker

By his own admission, Mathew Horne isn’t a big sleeper. By the time most of have arisen, bleary-eyed, he’s often been awake

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Julius Green: Everyone should run away with the circus by Julius Green

A year from now, circus folk worldwide will be celebrating the 250th anniversary of the invention of their art form in London

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The Editor’s View: Rates hike is a time bomb for local authorities by Alistair Smith

Not too long ago, it was fairly standard practice for councils to fund – and often run – their local receiving theatres.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Evening at the Talk House by Wendy Caster

Perhaps it wasn't fair to see Wallace Shawn's mildly compelling dystopian play Evening at the Talk House so soon after seeing Caryl Churchill's wildly compelling dystopian play Escaped …

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CLAUSTROPHILIA – Vaults by Laura Kressly

Alice spent most of her teen years locked in a second floor spare bedroom, kidnapped by a man she never names. Deprived of her adolescence, the young woman is largely left to figure out how …

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Single Asian Female by Arts Review

Skewering race and gender in contemporary Australia, La Boite Theatre Company presents Single Asian Female – an incisive new comedy from Brisbane-based award winning writer Michelle…

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David Stratton: A Cinematic Life by Arts Review

“I can’t imagine a life without film,” says Australia’s most revered critic, the English-born David Stratton. “I try to see a film every day. At least one.” Film is David’s lif…

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BWW Review: 120 Variations of Life and Death in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' EVERYBODY by Michael Dale

'We're dealing with some fairly old and ancient material, so maybe let's trust it to be really wise and meaningful, okay' asks a character acting as a kind of host at the beginning of Brande…

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BWW Morning Brief February 23rd, 2017 - SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Opens and More! by Jessica Khan

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Today's big news SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, opens on Broadway tonight

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 2am (Broadway Time)

The Cherry Orchard review – Chekhov revival sows seeds of revolution by Michael Billington

Arcola, London Trevor Griffiths’ version of the masterpiece is staged in London for the first time in a modern-dress production implying we too are on the brink of changeThis enterprising …

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Blanca Li: the dance powerhouse wanted by everyone from Daft Punk to Beyoncé by Lyndsey Winship

She has blazed a trail from Granada to New York to Paris, rapping, partying and dancing in a latex flamenco dress. Is Britain ready for Blanca Li and her ramshackle dancing robots?I didn’t…

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TV's young comedy stars cast in stage production of The Philanthropist by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

Simon Bird, Tom Rosenthal and Charlotte Ritchie star in Simon Callow’s production of Christopher Hampton’s 1970 comedySimon Callow has gathered some of the UK’s brightest young TV come…

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Matt Trueman: I challenged my inner theatre snob to a fight by Matt Trueman

I have of late – but wherefore I know not – lost all my critical faculties. Well, not all of them. It’s

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Lucy Kerbel: To create lasting equality, we must enact change at every level, not just the top by Lucy Kerbel

One of the things I love about theatre is that it isn’t a solitary activity. It can only happen when a group

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Richard Jordan: Can Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new theatre deliver the goods? by Richard Jordan

Last week, a new (well, rebranded) Off-West End theatre opened. Heralding itself as ‘London’s home for the musical’, the Other Palace is

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Mark Shenton: Why is the Samuel French bookshop closing? by Mark Shenton

Last week the news that Samuel French is shutting down its public retail shop hit the front page of The Stage. When

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Theatre Calgary announces plans for 50th anniversary season by Marsha Lederman

The anniversary season, under interim artistic director Shari Wattling, begins in September with Sharon Pollock’s Blow Wind High Water

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Starry William Inge Rep Begins Tonight at Transport Group by BroadwayWorld

Transport Group presents Picnic and Come Back, Little Sheba William Inge in Repertory, directed by Artistic Director Jack Cummings III.

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Nikka Graff Lanzarone Makes Feinstein's/54 Below Solo Debut with HERO WORSHIP Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Feinstein's54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Nikka Graff Lanzarone in Hero Worship tonight,February 23, 2017 at 7pm.

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Color and Light Land on Broadway Tonight in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE by BroadwayWorld

Ambassador Theatre Group's Broadway revival of the New York City Center production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Pulitzer Prize-winning Sunday in the Park with Georgere-opens the hi…

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KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Best Costume Design Tony Award Up for Auction Today by BroadwayWorld

The 1993 Tony Award for Best Costume Designer, awarded to legendary artist Florence Klotz for Kiss of the Spider Woman, will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions today, February 23, 2017.

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BROADWAY SESSIONS Celebrates Black History Month with Starry Lineup Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Tonight, February 23rd,Broadway Sessions will celebrate Black History Month focusing on African American themes, characters, music, moments and impact on musical theatre's past and present a…

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CMT Premieres SUN RECORDS, Based on Tony Winning Musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, Tonight by TV News Desk

CMT'slimited eight-part scripted series SUN RECORDS,formerly known as 'Million Dollar Quartet' and based on the Tony Award-winning musical, arrives tonight, February 23 at 10 PM ETPT.

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BWW Feature: Take a Look at SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE's Road Back to Broadway by Katherine Blauvelt

The most recent revitalization of Sunday in the Park with George, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford, opens this Thursday, February 23, at the Hudson Theatre. The beloved Stephen…

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)

More Blue! Jake Gyllenhaal & Annaleigh Ashford Celebrate Sunday in the Park with George's Colorful Broadway Return by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway and Sunday in the Park with George definitely belong together! Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved musical officially opens on February 23 at the newly renovated Hudson …

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Theater News: Sunday in the Park With George, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford, Opens

The new Broadway revival, directed by Sarna Lapine, reopens Broadway's Hudson Theatre.

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Turandot at The Royal Opera House, London by Blouin Artinfo

The Royal Opera House presents “Turandot,” the last opera by Giacomo Puccini which will be staged from July 5 through July 16, 2017.“Turandot,” is the last opera by Giacomo Puccini w…

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Playwright who inspired 'Moonlight' wins PEN award

NEW YORK (AP) — The playwright who inspired the Oscar-nominated movie "Moonlight" has won a prize from PEN America, the literary and human rights organization.

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St. Louis Science Center will host Apollo 11 moon landing exhibition in 2018 by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The exhibit will include the Apollo 11 command module Columbia, which carried the men who were the first to walk on the moon.

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St. Louis Shakespeare to remain at the Ivory by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Troupe and the Carondelet Leadership Academy will both use the school's theater

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Alexis J. Roston takes us time-traveling to hear Lady Day by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Max & Louie production recreates one of her last concerts

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'Graeme of Thrones' is heavy on slapstick, light on laughs by Daniel Neman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

What is it about the television version of “Game of Thrones” that lends itself so easily to parody?

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Point Park Conservatory Dance Company to stage faculty works by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fresh and classic works by Point Park dance faculty will be on the bill this weekend in “Conservatory Dance Company at Point Park University.”

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Jake Gyllenhaal-Led Sunday in the Park With George Opens on Broadway Feb. 23 by Ryan McPhee

Co-starring Annaleigh Ashford, the Broadway production relights the Hudson Theatre.

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Schools of the Stars: Where Sunday in the Park with George Cast and Creators Went to College by Sarah Jane Arnegger

Where the cast and creative team of the Broadway musical pursued their college studies.

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The Definitive List of the 24 Best-Selling Broadway Film Soundtracks of All Time by Logan Culwell-Block

From The Music Man to The Sound of Music to some surprises, here is your guide to the music that made us dance at the movies.

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'Sound Of Music' At Palace Theater by Christopher Arnott

Connecticut has a special ear for "The Sound of Music." The classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical — about a nun/nanny, the adorable kids she cares for and the gruff captain with a heart,…

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A Week Of Dance: Riverdance, Urban Bush, BODYTRAFFIC by Christopher Arnott

The title "Riverdance — 20th Anniversary Tour" is getting a little old. When it played The Bushnell last May, it was firmly in the zone, coming two decades and two months after the Irish d…

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