Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Barbra Streisand Clarifies Michael Jackson Remarks After Backlash: ‘I Feel Nothing But Sympathy for Them’ by Erin Nyren

Barbra Streisand has released a statement clarifying remarks she made about the recent allegations of underage sexual abuse against Michael Jackson. “To be crystal clear, there is no situa…

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L.A. Theater Review: ‘Black Super Hero Magic Mama’ by Peter Debruge

What function do superhero stories play in American society? Are they merely escapist distractions for head-in-the-clouds teens, or could those same formats actually serve a practical functi…

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Adele, Jennifer Lawrence lived their best lives on a night out at a New York City gay bar by Usa Today, Sara M Moniuszko, Usa Today

It was a girls night out for Adele and Jennifer Lawrence on Friday, who were spotted by fans at a gay bar in New York City called Pieces.        

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Barbra Streisand criticized for her comments about Michael Jackson documentary by Buzz60, Buzz60, Buzz60

Barbra Streisand is facing criticism for her eyebrow-raising take on the Michael Jackson HBO documentary "Leaving Neverland," saying she has a "combination of feelings." Nathan Rousseau Smit…

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Barbra Streisand Criticized for Remarks About Michael Jackson’s Accusers by Sandra E. Garcia

Ms. Streisand said two men featured in the new documentary “Leaving Neverland” who claim to have been abused by Mr. Jackson as boys were “thrilled” to be with him.

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

PHOTOS: Hansel and Gretel entertain children at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House by Kathryn Scott

Opera Colorado’s Artists in Residence present Hansel and Gretel during Family Day at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on March 23, 2019 in Denver. This interactive performance where the audi…

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The Broadway Cast of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Will Perform on Tonight's Kids Choice Awards! I'm Ready! by Stephanie Wild

I'm ready The cast of Spongebob Squarepants will take the stage tonight for a performance at the Kids Choice Awards

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Chick Flick by Elyse Trevers

Four women gather to drink wine and share confidences.  Meeting periodically, they share share films, personal triumphs and heartbreak.  Although women are independent and strong, they wil…

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Three distinct anniversaries for The Montalbán by Pauline Adamek

2019 marks three distinct anniversaries for The Montalbán, a theater with a rich history in the heart of Hollywood. The building itself first opened its doors

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“Mementos Mori” at The Broad Stage by Pauline Adamek

The Broad Stage presents Manual Cinema’s Mementos Mori – a dynamic, beguiling meditation on death and dying. A cast of six puppeteers use hundreds of paper

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Film Review: We are All “Us” by Tim Jackson

Us is a comic-horror allegory about the revolution of the underclass. The post Film Review: We are All “Us” appeared first on The Arts Fuse.

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘Leave It to Psmith’ at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s Music and Drama Club (MAD Productions) by William Powell

He’s charming, he’s debonair, he’s sophisticated, and when you’ve got a problem, you better call Psmith – that’s Ronald Eustace Psmith (“the P is silent, like pterodactyl”). …

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Lee Strasberg: Method Man by Pauline Adamek

The following is guest article by Neal Weaver that touches on the theatrical history of New York City. “In the 1950s, Lee Strasberg was probably the most controversial figure in

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

BWW TV: HADESTOWN Arrives on Broadway- Watch Sneak Peek! by Tv - Press Previews

Just yesterday, Hadestown began preview performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre, ahead of a Wednesday, April 17 official opening night. The company recently gave a preview of the show to the…

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Unhinging the American Dream: Goodman Theatre’s ‘Sweat’ by Matthew Wexler

The Goodman Theatre presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Sweat," which tackles the collision of race, class, and friendship at a pivotal moment in America. The post Unhinging the American Dr…

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Stephen Mangan: ‘You don’t see Daniel Day-Lewis on 8 out of 10 Cats’ by Tim Lewis

The TV star on ‘putting himself out there’, voicing a horse and being in a power couple with Joan Bakewell Stephen Mangan is a ubiquitous presence on our screens; most recently, the 50-y…

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Review: Spills. Charms and thrills like a Tinder date should by Marshall Bradshaw

With characters named “Dude,” “Gal,” and “Chick,” I was wary that Spills would be just another cliché story about millennials (What industry did we kill this time?). I was wrong…

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Kiss Me, Kate! - a superb feast of a show at Studio 54 by Oscar E. Moore

Get thee hence and luxuriate in the music of Cole Porter who is on a par with Shakespeare as a master of words. “So in Love” says it all.

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‘More captivating than ever’: BEAUTY & THE BEAST – Touring ★★★★ by Kristy Stott

Beauty & the Beast is certainly a ‘tale as old as time’, and in this beautiful interpretation by Birmingham Royal Ballet the magical relationship between Belle and the Beast appears …

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: Suzan-Lori Parks' WHITE NOISE Uses 'A Far-Out Idea' To Get Us Talking About Hard Realities by Michael Dale

And as we look out at what the country has become in recent years, and how social media has illuminated what we have always been, it's necessary to have artists like Suzan-Lori Parks around …

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People You Should Know . . . Penny Jackson by Zack Calhoon

Penny Jackson (Playwright) is a playwright, novelist, and screenplay writer. She is the recipient of many writing awards including a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, The Pushcart Prize, a Mirrel…

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UPCOMING by Adam Szymkowicz

PRODUCTIONS The Wooden Heart Production #1 of The Wooden HeartAcadiana Repertory Theater Lafayette, LA Opens September 6, 2019.KODACHROME Production #9 of Kodachrome Actors Bridge Ensemble …

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The week in theatre: Standing at the Sky’s Edge; Downstate; Richard III – review by Susannah Clapp

Crucible, Sheffield; National Theatre; Alexandra Palace theatre, LondonA new musical with songs by Richard Hawley is rooted in Sheffield but richly resonant for all, while Bruce Norris and J…

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KISS ME, KATE! – Timeless revisal where “so in love” says it all by Oscar E Moore

  Finally!  A necessary and extremely well put together magical musical.  With wit and charm and sex and style, a dose or two of the double entendre, some slapstick and a couple of gangst…

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How Ogunquit Playhouse Shed Its Summerstock Past to Become a Regional Powerhouse by Ruthie Fierberg

The Maine-based regional theatre has been the host of numerous regional premieres and an incubator for new work.

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

“Accidentally Brave” at The Daryl Roth 2 Theatre by Richard Seff

Maddie Corman is an actress who has worked extensively in film, TV, and theater proving herself proficient in all of them. In my acting days, I had the pleasure of sharing a stage with her i…

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Review: Into the Woods. Enchantment and enlightenment await at Ford’s Theatre by Roy Maurer

Enchantment awaits those who enter Into the Woods, Stephen Sondheim’s wildly inventive, darkly comic thicket of life lessons sprung from children’s fairy tales in a new revival at Ford…

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Joan Crawford movies: 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Mildred Pierce,’ ‘Possessed,’ ‘Sudden Fear’ by Chris Beachum

Joan Crawford would’ve celebrated her 113th birthday on March 23, 2019. Though she’s probably best remembered for the portrayals of her by other actresses, the Oscar-winning performer st…

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‘Wonderfully entertaining & nostalgic look at Hollywood’: GOODBYE NORMA JEANE – Above the Stag Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Nostalgic and entertaining, Liam Burke’s play Goodbye Norma Jeane shines a wonderful light on the career of Jack Cole.

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Carmen Cusack Joins the Cast of NBC's Musical Dramedy ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST by BroadwayWorld

Carmen Cusack is headed back to the small screen in NBC's upcoming musical dramedy, Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist

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Backstage: FROZEN Director Michael Grandage Shares Show Secrets, Future Plans & Behind the Scenes Details! by Richard Ridge

The cold still doesn't bother Michael Grandage, who, as BroadwayWorld reported this morning, has a busy couple of years ahead That's because Frozen, which this weekcelebrates its first smash…

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Review Roundup: CATS on Tour at the Pantages - Did the Critics Take Away a Positive Memory? by Review Roundups

The new National Tour of CATS, based off the last Broadway revival is currently playing at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre, through tomorrow, March 24.

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‘Cowboys’ Confessions Tells Of Magic City’s Not So Golden Days by Bill Hirschman

The world premiere of Confessions of a Cocaine Cowboy, a fact-based but stylistically executed play at Miami New Drama from filmmaker Billy Corben and screenwriter Aurin Squire, captures Mia…

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Review: Jordan Peele’s “Us” Is a Colossal Cinematic Achievement by Richard Brody

Richard Brody reviews the horror movie “Us,” written and directed by Jordan Peele and starring Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, and Elisabeth Moss.

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

‘Challenges your thinking & reactions’: DOWNSTATE – National Theatre ★★★★★ by Rev Stan

Downstate is a challenging, difficult play with humour and wit inflected with wisdom, carefully balancing entertainment without detracting from the seriousness of the subject matter.

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

FIlm Review: Signs of Hope for American Indies At SXSW by Gerald Peary

I saw a handful of fiction films which were well directed, capably acted, and offered meaningful stories. The post FIlm Review: Signs of Hope for American Indies At SXSW appeared first on Th…

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BWW's On This Day - March 23, 2019

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

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Broadway vet and Rankin native proud to be a Temptation by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

E. Clayton Cornelious dons the Legacy Robe in an opening-night ceremony for the Broadway musical “Ain’t Too Proud.”

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Review: The Jumper Factory, The Weston Studio by Phoebe Graham

Review: The Jumper Factory, The Weston Studio3.0starsBuilt in 1851, HMP Wandsworth is one of the largest prisons in Western Europe. It currently holds 1628 Category B prisoners. I did not kn…

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Review: My White Best Friend (And Other Letters Left Unsaid), Bunker Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: My White Best Friend (And Other Letters Left Unsaid), Bunker Theatre 5.0stars The act of letter writing is a powerful one. To put unspoken words into writing, words of love, words of…

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Review: BalletBoyz: Them & Us at Northern Stage by Tracey Sinclair

'Freed from traditional confines': Tracey Sinclair, self-proclaimed 'dance ignoramus', reviews a double bill from BalletBoyz. The post Review: BalletBoyz: Them & Us at Northern Stage app…

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Theater Preview: MOMENTOS MORI (Manual Cinema) by Jim Allen

THIS IS THE MOMENTOS I have seen the Chicago-based performance collective Manual Cinema on their home turf twice, and the theatricality is awesome. This endlessly inventive group of artists …

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Shortcut to EGOT? Katrina Lenk and Ari’el Stachel could be the latest to win Tony, Grammy and Emmy for one show by Daniel Montgomery

It looks like there’s a new handy shortcut to EGOT. First Cynthia Erivo won a Tony, Grammy and Emmy for Broadway’s “The Color Purple.” Then Ben Platt and Rachel Bay Jones achieved th…

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Broadway Philadelphia presents ‘Miss Saigon’ at the Academy of Music by Cameron Kelsall

The national tour of ‘Miss Saigon’ arrives in Philadelphia awash in dated, Orientalist tropes. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Inis Nua Theatre Company presents Elizabeth Kuti’s ‘Fishskin Trousers’ by Cameron Kelsall

'Fishskin Trousers,' the latest in Inis Nua’s Pop-Up Play in a Pub series, offers too many dangling threads that never fully coalesce. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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The Walnut Street Theatre presents Simon Stephens’s ‘Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ by Alix Rosenfeld

A strong production of ‘Curious Incident’ at Walnut Street Theatre marks a step in the right direction for inclusive theater, but how does it compare to other efforts on the scene? Alix …

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‘Rocketman’ Shows Elton John as ‘Vulnerable,’ ‘Damaged,’ ‘Ugly’ by Leo Barraclough

Elton John movie “Rocketman” dares to portray the singer’s personality early in his career to have been, at times, “ugly,” Taron Egerton – who plays the pop star – told an audi…

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Barbra Streisand Believes Michael Jackson Accusers, But Says ‘They Were Thrilled to Be There’ by Pat Saperstein

Barbra Streisand only met Michael Jackson a few times, but she definitely has some opinions about his alleged molestation of several young boys. Streisand shared her thoughts with the Times …

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Barbra Streisand criticized after saying experience 'didn't kill' Michael Jackson accusers by Usa Today, Bill Keveney, Usa Today

Barbra Streisand told the Times of London she believes Michael Jackson's 'Neverland' accusers, but feels bad for the pop star, too.        

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Review: Part black, part white. It’s a hip-hop group divided after a police shooting in ‘Hype Man’ by F. Kathleen Foley

“Hype Man,” the third in Idris Goodwin’s series of hip-hop “break beat” plays, is an audacious choice for the Fountain Theatre. Let’s face it, most stage audiences do not appear …

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SoCal dance listings, March 24-31: Malpaso Dance Company and more by Matt Cooper

The Sleeping Beauty Festival Ballet Theatre offers a full-length, family-friendly staging of the Tchaikovsky classic. Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. Sun., 2 p.m. $42-$55.…

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SoCal theater listings, March 24-31: ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ and more by Matt Cooper

Capsule reviews are by Charles McNulty (C.M.), Philip Brandes (P.B.), F. Kathleen Foley (F.K.F.), Margaret Gray (M.G.) and Daryl H. Miller (D.H.M.). Openings Carney Magic Magic and comedy wi…

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Review: In David Lindsay-Abaire’s ‘Fuddy Meers,’ a wacky web of secrets and lies by Philip Brandes

If you’ve ever had the dizzying feeling you’re watching the world through the twisted reflection of a fun-house mirror, you’re already familiar with the central metaphor of “Fuddy Me…

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Introducing the new Miss Hedge in the West End’s Everybody’s Talking About Jamie: Faye Tozer

Fresh from her success as a Strictly Come Dancing finalist, Steps star Faye Tozer is putting on those knockoff Jimmy Choos to play the part of Miss Hedge from 6 May to 3 August 2019 in t…

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Blood Knot, Orange Tree Theatre review - defining apartheid-era drama delivers afresh by Matt Wolf

Athol Fugard's seminal 1961 play hasn't lost its potency London's impromptu mini-season devoted to the work of Athol Fugard picks up real steam with Blood Knot, Matthew Xia's transfixing ta…

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: MARY'S BABIES, Jermyn Street Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Mary Barton founded one of the first fertility clinics. She pioneered artificial insemination and worked within the confined of tabooed subjects, coming in aid of those married couples who w…

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Giacomo Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut” at Teatro alla Scala, Milan by Blouin Artinfo

Giacomo Puccini’s famous opera “Manon Lescaut,” is soon going to be staged at Teatro alla Scala, Milan. The opera will be on stage from March 31 through April 27, 2019.  The opera, wh…

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

The Week in Arts: Dorrance Dance, Janet Jackson, Tintoretto by The New York Times

Michelle Dorrance brings three distinct programs to City Center; Jackson and others are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame; and an artist gets a retrospective in D.C.

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Inclusion in the Drama Classroom: Assessing Your Space by Kerry Hishon

In education, inclusion refers to students with disabilities or special needs (whether their needs are medical, mental, physical, or psychological) spending most or all of their class time w…

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Richard Fleeshman on Stripping Down in London's Company, His Olivier Nomination & What Patti LuPone Calls Him by Matt Wolf

Richard Fleeshman starred on the West End and Broadway opposite Caissie Levy in Ghost the Musical and was part of the British ensembles of Urinetown and The Last Ship. But it’s fai…

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Mark Buehrle leads off major-league display in St. Charles by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

County parks department plans tribute to its former MLB players

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Recently reviewed theater for March 22 by From Staff Reports

‘La Cage aux Folles’

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BroadwayRadio Special: Interview with Andrew Lippa by James Marino

Andrew Lippa chats with Matt Tamanini and James Marino about his newest project, “Unbreakable” [display_podcast] Guest: Andrew Lippa Spanning 120 years of unsung history, Unbreakable is …

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Which Musicals Won in the First Round of Broadway Brackets 2019? by Playbill Staff

Is Wicked or Gypsy moving on to the next round? Check out the results from the initial round of voting.

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