Friday, November 24, 2017 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Max Von Essen and Julia Murney Release Holiday Single to Benefit Covenant House by BroadwayWorld

Tony nominee Max von Essen and Broadway powerhouse Julia Murney have released a holiday single of O Holy Night to benefit Covenant House today. The single is available on iTunes, Amazon an…

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Broadwaysted Welcomes the Incredible FROZEN Writing Team of Bobby Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez by Broadwaysted

This Thanksgiving, we're totally thankful to be sharing the canned cranberry sauce and a lot of laughs with the writing team behind DISNEY'S FROZEN Bobby Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez We'…

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Bladders and Bloomers! Get to Know the Kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in Never Have I Ever by

Emma Pfaeffle, Mike Wartella and Trista Dollison unwrap their truths in a delicious episode of Never Have I Ever. INI has great deals on Amazon. Shop early and don’t miss ou…

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RADICAL – a dialogue by J. Molière

How do we resolve our needs for nurturing, intimacy (implied individualism), and safety with our fascist reality?

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VIDEO: Meet Cindy! Lesli Margherita Debuts Her WHO'S HOLIDAY Character in New Promo by Stage Tube

Olivier Award-winner Lesli Margherita will play 'Cindy Lou Who' in the World Premiere of Matthew Lombardo's Christmas comedy in couplets, WHO'S HOLIDAY to be directed by Carl Andress. Lesli …

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Photo Flash: Leslie Odom Jr, Broadway Casts Perform on MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE by TV News Desk

The casts of Broadway's ANASTASIA, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND and SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS - THE BROADWAY MUSICAL performed on Macy's 91st Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. C…

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Voting Now Open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards! by BroadwayWorld

Voting will run through December 31, 2017. Additionally, five Editor's Choice Awards recipients, including Cabaret Personality of the Year, will be announced after voting has completed. Foll…

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Friday, November 24, 2017 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Chloë Sevigny on Playing an Addict in ‘Downtown Race Riot’ by Kathryn Shattuck

Ms. Sevigny talks about starring in the new play, beating up stuffed animals for Pussy Riot and moving back to Manhattan.

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Photos: Gary Lineker, Graham Norton and Ben Platt make our top pics of the week

Hamilton, Jamie and Aladdin all had big celebrations, while Ben Platt had an emotional final night as Evan

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VIDEO: 'LATIN HISTORY's John Leguizamo Reveals He Was a 'Moron' About His Heritage by BroadwayWorld

On this week's LATE SHOW, actor John Leguizamo revealed that he found out how little he really knew about his heritage while doing research for his new Broadway play, LATIN HISTORY FOR MORON…

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A Christmas Carol review at Octagon Theatre, Bolton – ‘a faithful adaptation’ by Chris Bartlett

It’s hard to find fresh ways to stage Charles Dickens’ evergreen Christmas fable. The Octagon creative team deserve credit for not trying

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Margaret Cho: ‘I love Pauline and her pens from The League of Gentlemen’ by Harriet Gibsone

The American standup and actor on the things that make her laugh the most, from Paul Foot to her motherIt was Paul Foot’s private show for specially selected audience members at a small pu…

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Friday, November 24, 2017 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE RAMSHACKLE HOUSE at Stratford Circus by BroadwayWorld

Following a critically acclaimed UK tour of their award-winning family show Bedtime Stories, Upswing creates a tale of a family creating, building, inventing and reinventing to achieve their…

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VIDEO: Watch the Cast of BARNUM at Menier Chocolate Factory in the Rehearsal Room! by Stage Tube

Barnum begins performances at the Menier Chocolate Factory on November 25. Watch rehearsal footage of the cast in a video posted by the Official London Theatre Facebook page

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Features: A week in the life of La Soirée

The cabaret troupe give us a sneak peek backstage ahead of their first West End opening

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Review: The Secondary Victim, Park Theatre by Lara Domke

How can we draw a line between the public and private self? What if our routine is turned upside down and affects our private relationships and self-concepts? What if trust seems to be an un…

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Review: Ordinary Days, Drayton Arms Theatre by Lara Domke

It is getting darker and colder in London and Christmas is still a month away. Now is the right time for an escape into an optimistic musical about the Ordinary Days in our lives. Adam Gwon…

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VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Sings 'Omar Sharif' From THE BAND'S VISIT at the Obie Awards by Stage Tube

The Band's Visit's Katrina Lenk sang Omar Sharif at the 2017 Obie Awards in May. A video of the performance has just released on YouTube, and you can watch it below

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Culturalist Challenge! What's the Ultimate Broadway Holiday Gift? by Lindsey Sullivan

The staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Meets and Chats With West End Glinda Sophie Evans by Stage Tube

Kristin Chenoweth recently stopped by Wicked on the West End and chatted with their current Glinda, Sophie Evans. The two discussed what the show and the role means to them, as well as their…

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'PARISIAN WOMAN' Star Uma Thurman Speaks Out on Harvey Weinstein by BroadwayWorld

Uma Thurman, currently making her Broadway debut in in The Parisian Woman, took to Instagram on Thanksgiving Day to send a strong message to Harvey Weinstein and his 'wicked conspirators.' T…

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Broadway Theater Review: Latin History for Morons by Lauren Yarger

Latin History for MoronsWritten by and Starring John LeguizamoDirected by Tony TacconeStudio 54 (254 W 54th St).By LaurenYargerThe teacher charts out lessons about civilization on a large bl…

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Chris Colfer Lands New Book Deal - New Series to Launch in 2019 by Stephanie Wild

According to PopWrapped, Chris Colfer has signed onto a new book deal with Little Brown Books. The Glee star has written the popular Land of Stories series, and is working on adapting the fi…

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Rewatch All The Thanksgiving Day Performances From Broadway in One Place

Check out musical numbers from SpongeBob, Dear Evan Hansen, Anastasia, and more!

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Friday, November 24, 2017 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Aesthetics Off Centre by Alice Saville

As $elfie$ comes to Hackney Showroom, Malik Nashad Sharpe explores the Black and Queer contexts to his performance. The post Aesthetics Off Centre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Photo Flash: First Look of CINDERELLA at Hackney Empire by BroadwayWorld

Hackney Empire today releases production images of its highly anticipated 2017 Christmas pantomime Cinderella which runs at the East London venue until Sunday 31 December with press night th…

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They’ve been Blue for 20 years — and couldn’t be happier about it by Miriam Di Nunzio

It's no secret Chicago loves the blues. Especially when it comes from three blue-headed, bald-capped gents.

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20 Holiday Shows to See This December in New York City

A guide for spending the holiday season at the theatre.

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Critic’s Notebook: Fool Me Twice? Yes, Please by Alexis Soloski

A pair of magic shows set in unusual sites have even jaded New York audiences happily losing their minds.

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The Public Theater Will Hold Town Hall Gathering on Sexual Harassment in the Theatre Community by Stephanie Wild

According to the New York Times, the Public Theater will be holding a town hall-style gathering next month to discuss the presence of sexual harassment, misconduct, and abuse in the New York…

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VIDEO: Adam Pascal Sings One Song Glory at SOMETHING ROTTEN! For BC/EFA by Stage Tube

According to a Facebook post by Daniel Beeman, Adam Pascal belted out Rent favorite One Song Glory after a performance of Something Rotten at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles in support o…

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Theatre News: First dates confirmed for UK tour of Rock of Ages

Don't stop believin', this glam-rock musical is coming to a theatre near you

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Theatre News: Julie Hesmondhalgh to star in new Bruntwood play

The award-winning actress returns to the Royal Exchange following her performance in WIT last year

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Video: Exclusive: Gabrielle Brooks performs "Somewhere Over the Rainbow"

Brooks will play Dorothy in Sheffield Crucible's The Wizard of Oz

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BWW's On This Day - November 24, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Friday, November 24, 2017 at 7am (Broadway Time)

tiata fahodzi Announces Kirsten Burrows as New Executive Director by BroadwayWorld

tiata fahodzi is delighted to announce the senior appointment of Kirsten Burrows as their new Executive Director. Burrows will join current Artistic Director and Chief Executive Natalie Ibu …

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What Britain's ballet stars made of Black Swan by Judith Mackrell

Black Swan stars Natalie Portman as a ballerina hitting the big time. How realistic is the movie? We asked the cream of British ballet to give their verdictsBlack Swan, directed by Darren Ar…

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BWW Review: BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES, National Theatre by Alistair Wilkinson

Inua Ellams' dynamic new play debuted last June, to critical acclaim. Following its successful run at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Barber Shop Chronicles returns to the National with a bang…

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A West End Christmas Will Raise Money for Charity December 3 by BroadwayWorld

The Make A Difference Trust announces its 14th annual A West End Christmas which will take place at St Paul's Church Covent Garden on Sunday 3rd December at 7.30pm. The evening will be hoste…

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Fuel Announces 2018 Season by BroadwayWorld

Fuel today announces its 2018 season features a programme of work commissioned to imagine what kind of world might lie ahead. Fuel invites artists to illuminate the past, and reflect on wher…

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La Clique Noel review at Festival Square Spiegeltent, Edinburgh – ‘turns up the heat’ by Thom Dibdin

Director David Bates brings La Clique, the mix of alternative burlesque and music he invented for the 2004 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, back

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Poldark’s Aidan Turner leads Grandage 2018 West End season by Robin Johnson

The Michael Grandage Company have announced exciting plans for two new West End productions in 2018: John Logan’s Red, starring award-winning actors Alfred Molina and Alfred Enoch, and Mar…

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Theatremakers to stage ‘silent’ march in protest of industry power abuses by Giverny Masso

Theatremakers will gather at the National Theatre in London to march in support of change in the industry, following widespread allegations of

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‘Search Party: Season 2’ Gets Funnier, Premieres on TBS by Blouin Artinfo

The second season of “Search Party” very recently premiered on TBS.  The American dark comedy TV series has been created by, Charles Rogers, Sarah-Violet Bliss, and Michael Showalte…

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Photo Flash: MEN IN MOTION Returns To London Coliseum by Roy Tan

International ballet superstar Ivan Putrov has assembled a cast of award-winning dancers for his latest Men in Motion programme exploring the changing role of the male dancer. Spanning 100 y…

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Jim Cartwright to launch theatre company in Salford celebrating northern voices by Giverny Masso

Playwright Jim Cartwright is setting up a theatre company to be based at the University of Salford’s new £55 million arts centre. The

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Unity Theatre appoints Gordon Millar as artistic director and chief executive by Roda Musa

The Unity Theatre in Liverpool has appointed Gordon Millar as its new artistic director and chief executive. Millar is to leave his

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UK cities stunned as EU blocks European Capital of Culture bids by Michael Quinn

Five British cities competing to be the European Capital of Culture in 2023 have been left reeling after it emerged the European

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Friday, November 24, 2017 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Review: Review: The Borrowers (Watermill Theatre)

The classic children's story is given a fresh revival at the Watermill

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Review: Review: Scrooge the Musical (Leicester Curve)

Jasper Britton stars as the sullen protagonist in the Leicester revival of Leslie Bricusse's musical

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Tarred and feathered: the blackest visions of Swan Lake by David Jays

Tchaikovsky’s ballet of betrayal has inspired Darren Aronofsky’s psycho-horror, Matthew Bourne’s feral males and a shocking tale of Irish clerical abuse. Beneath the sparkle, why does …

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BWW Morning Brief November 24th, 2017: KRIS KRINGLE starring Andrew Keenan-Bolger, and more! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Today's big news KRIS KRINGLE starring Andrew Keenan-Bolger, and more

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Alfred Molina, Alfred Enoch and Aiden Turner Star in New Michael Grandage Productions by BroadwayWorld

The Michael Grandage Company MGC today announces two new productions for 2018 Red by John Logan, and The Lieutenant of Inishmore by Martin McDonagh, both directed by the company's Artistic…

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NEWS: @MichaelGrandage announces two new productions for 2018 by Press Releases

With their production of Labour of Love about to complete its run, the Michael Grandage Company (MGC) today announces two new productions for 2018 – Red by John Logan, and The Lieutenant o…

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Sylvia review at Royal Opera House, London – ‘an unabashed joy’ by Anna Winter

November is dark and dank; the world is in a state of perpetual crisis. So to watch the Royal Ballet in Sylvia

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BWW Review: CINDERELLA, Hackney Empire by Nicole Ackman

Hackney Empire can be counted on to deliver a hilarious and naughty panto every year, but Cinderella also has heart. This fun and fantastical production caters to both children and adults wi…

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/24 - EVITA, ANNIE, AIDA, and More! by Bww Special

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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Friday, November 24, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Tell Me More | Episode 5: “Hamilton” Chicago’s Montego Glover on Working Outside of New York City by Matt Tamanini

Listen to the episode here: On this episode of BroadwayRadio’s “Tell Me More,” Matt talks to Tony-nominee Montego Glover about playing Angelica Schuyler in the Chicago prod…

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RIP: ‘The Godfather of Vocalese,’ Jon Hendricks Dies by Blouin Artinfo

The well-known American jazz singer and lyricist who’s been designated, in his 96 years of life, with various titles like “Poet Laureate of Jazz” by Leonard Feather, "James Joyce …

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BWW Review: WILD BORE, Soho Theatre by Alistair Wilkinson

Three women place their naked bums on a table and speak through them into a microphone. Literally talking out of their arses, they enter into a prolonged rant detailing how terrible the show…

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Cinderella review at Hackney Empire, London – ‘a patchy production’ by Paul Vale

The Hackney Empire pantomime has a proud history of innovation and diversity. It’s known for good all-round family entertainment. The challenge of

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Theatre News: Aidan Turner to make West End debut in Martin McDonagh play

Alfred Molina will also return to London with John Logan's Red

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Black Friday Ticket Offers On Top West End Shows by BroadwayWorld

To celebrate Black Friday, we're offering great deals on tickets for numerous West End and high-profile London shows See the full range of offers here

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Wizard of Oz follows the yellow brick road to Brisbane by Bobbi-Lea Dionysius

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! An excited audience welcomed the Australian premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s production of The Wizard of Oz in Brisbane’s QPAC Lyric Theatre. Produced…

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Friday, November 24, 2017 at 4am (Broadway Time)

The Secret Theatre, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse review - a ferocious topical satire dressed up in period costume by Alexandra.coghlan

Finally, a new play worthy of the Globe's Wanamaker PlayhouseThe Globe’s Sam Wanamaker Playhouse may be a historical recreation, but the same shouldn’t be true of the plays staged …

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‘The Hypocrites: Pirates of Penzance’ at Nyu Skirball, New York by Blouin Artinfo

The Hypocrites will present, “Pirates of Penzance” at Nyu Skirball, New York. The Hypocrites, is an off-Loop theater company based out of Chicago. It was formed by Sean Graney, in 1997. …

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The 10 best things to do this week: Rose Wylie and The Disaster Artist by The Guide

The 83-year-old artist gets her first major London exhibition, while James Franco’s semi-biopic of director Tommy Wiseau opensRose Wylie: Quack QuackIt feels as if the art world has been p…

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Review: Review: Cinderella (Hackney Empire)

Susie McKenna directs her 20th pantomime for the Hackney Empire

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Guest Blog: Chief Executive Dan Bates On An Incredible 2017 at Sheffield Theatres by Guest Blog: Dan Bates

As Christmas approaches, we are looking back over an incredible 2017 at Sheffield Theatres. This year has been our third as Regional Theatre of the Year and the first under the artistic lead…

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Friday, November 24, 2017 at 3am (Broadway Time)

BWW Interview: Martin Hutson talks ROME MMXVII SEASON by Rona Kelly

This Winter, the Royal Shakespeare Company's Rome MMXVII Season transfers to the Barbican Centre. Martin Huston returns to the RSC to play Cassius in Julius Caesar and Saturninus in Titus An…

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George Carlin: a comic with a zeal for freedom by William Cook

George Carlin used comedy to satirise taboos in modern America. Few performers have such civil liberties in mind todayWit, wisdom and lots of swearing ... US comic George Carlin. Photograph:…

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Producer, writer and actor Grant F Kidd: ‘Puss in Boots will pay for the music hall’s heating’ by Giverny Masso

As well as working as a producer at Glasgow’s Britannia Panopticon, the world’s oldest-surviving music hall, Grant F Kidd also acts and

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Friday, November 24, 2017 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Comedy gold: Billy Connolly's Billy and Albert by Leo Benedictus

The Big Yin's timeless gig at London's Royal Albert Hall sees him in typically energetic and incorrigibly childish moodTitle: Billy and AlbertDate: 1987 Continue reading...

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Mark Shenton’s top 6 panto dames by Mark Shenton

There’s nothing like a panto dame, to paraphrase the famous Rodgers and Hammerstein song from South Pacific. And the best of them

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Howard Sherman: Jukebox or box-set musical? It’s time to make the distinction between hit shows by Howard Sherman

‘Jukebox musical.’ For musical theatre purists, it’s a term of derision. For producers, it’s the promise of marketing the music of a

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Friday, November 24, 2017 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Billy Connolly at 75: Eddie Izzard, Armando Iannucci and more salute 'Beatles of comedy' by Interviews By Ben Williams

Izzard was inspired by his incontinence knickers routine. Iannucci had to listen to his albums in secret. Al Murray was in awe of his rampant charisma. And he made Susan Calman hurt with lau…

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Today, November 24th, GRAMMY Award-winner and GPE Records recording artist, Patti LaBelle, delivers a new holiday collection, Patti LaBelle and Friends - Home for the Holidays, available on …

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DVR Alert: PBS Airs Broadway Production of IRVING BERLIN'S HOLIDAY INN Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The festive Roundabout Theatre Company production of IRVING BERLIN'S HOLIDAY INN comes to PBS tonight, November 24 at 9 p.m. check local listings continuing the GREAT PERFORMANCES marathon w…

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KRIS KRINGLE THE MUSICAL with Cathy Rigby, Andrew Keenan-Bolger and More, Arrives at Town Hall Today by BroadwayWorld

Kris Kringle The Musical, featuring Tony Award nominees Cathy Rigby and Pamela Myers Company, Into the Woods, and Broadway's Andrew Keenan-Bolger Tuck Everlasting, Newsies and Kim Crosby Int…

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Hari Kondabolu’s Documentary ‘The Problem with Apu’ Questions Stereotypes by Blouin Artinfo

“The Problem with Apu” is a documentary about the Kwik-E-Mart owner on the TV show “The Simpsons,” by actor and standup comic Hari Kondabolu. It premiered on November 19, 2017 on tru…

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Friday, November 24, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)

‘The Wizard of Oz’ at Capitol Theatre, Sydney by Blouin Artinfo

Capitol Theatre, Sydney will stage Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz,” L. Frank Baum’s 1900 children’s book. The production will see Samantha Dodemaide …

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The Arts on Stamps of the World — November 24 by Doug Briscoe

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

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Dream Casting: Brian d'Arcy James, Lea Salonga, and More in It's a Wonderful Life Dreamcast

Frank Capra's classic film comes to life…in our minds.

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The 23 Most-Revived Musicals in Broadway History Since 1927 by Logan Culwell-Block

The number one most-revived show isn’t what you think it is.

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Watch Backstage as Two ‘Stage Managers’ Make Sure Nothing Goes Right in The Play That Goes Wrong by Ruthie Fierberg

The smash play’s real stage manager shows what it takes to make it look like everything goes wrong at the Lyceum Theatre.

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