Monday, April 27, 2015 at noon (Broadway Time)

Exclusive Photos! Hedwig Co-Creator John Cameron Mitchell Passes the Torch to Darren Criss on His Last Performance by

Hedwig and the Angry Inch co-creator and star John Cameron Mitchell played his final performance as the transgender rock star on April 26, 2015, and welcomed new headliner Darren Criss …

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Photos! Celebrate the Soaring Opening Night of Grounded, Starring Anne Hathaway by

Click for photos from the official opening night of Grounded at the Public Theater on April 24, 2015, starring Anne Hathaway.

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Voila! An American in Paris' Max von Essen Is's Next Vlogger by Ryan McPhee

He’s the man we love! An American in Paris standout Max von Essen is grabbing a camera as’s latest vlogger. Look out for the new series ‘S Wonderful: Backstage…

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'Hello' from Down Under! The Book of Mormon Will Receive Australian Sit-Down Production by Ryan McPhee

A whole lot of Mormons are heading down under. The Tony-winning The Book of Mormon will receive a sit-down production at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre beginning in January 2017. Casting…

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Break Out the Pinot Noir - Tituss Burgess Among Winners of 2015 WEBBY AWARDS! by TV News Desk

Break out the pinot noir UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT's Ellie Kemper and Tituss Burgess are among the winners of the19th annual Webby Awards

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BWW TV: Hundreds of Students Join Sting in Performance from THE LAST SHIP by BroadwayWorld TV

Last Friday, music legend-turned Broadway composer Sting joined 700 primary students from Newcastle ahead of his weekend benefit concerts, where he 'brought the Ship home' at the Sage Gatesh…

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Tony Winner Billy Porter Returns to Broadway's KINKY BOOTS Tomorrow by BroadwayWorld

ProducersDaryl RothandHal Luftig willwelcome back Tony Award-winner Billy Porter to Kinky Boots tomorrow night, Tuesday, April 28. Porter will step back into the heels of 'Lola' after a thre…

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Bebe Neuwirth to Host WP Theater's 30th Women of Achievement Awards, Honoring Tyne Daly & More by BroadwayWorld

Women's Project Theater WP Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty has announced the 30th Annual WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS GALA. The gala will honor Tony …

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Breaking News: John Cameron Mitchell to Receive 2015 Special Tony Award! by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that John Cameron Mitchell will receive the 2015 Special Tony Award. John's return to 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' is one for the histor…

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TCG Announces Grants for Mid-Career, Veteran Theatre Professionals by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Communications Group TCG announces the 2015 Round 3 Cycle A recipients of the Leadership University-Continuing Ed program. Through the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, gra…

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Industry Ticket Offers by Bt

The Paranoid Style in American Politics - First Floor Theater at Collaboraction, 1579 N Milwaukee Ave, is offering $12 industry tickets for any performance through May 9. Enter the code GARY…

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Fin Kennedy – ‘Funding cuts have led to amateurisation of theatre’ by Georgia Snow

Tamasha co-artistic director Fin Kennedy has criticised a “steady amateurisation” of small-scale touring work, as a result of being “disproportionately badly hit”

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CINDERELLA National Tour Recoups! by BroadwayWorld

Producers Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis announce that the national tour of Rodgers Hammerstein's Cinderella has recouped its entire 4.8 million investment in just six months …

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IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Selects Grand Prize Wedding Story to Be Made into Show Tune! by BroadwayWorld

Over the last few weeks, BroadwayWorld has introduced you to 10 winners of It Shoulda Been You's incredible wedding inspired Broadway giveaway. This hilarious new musical, directed by Tony-w…

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The Spalding Suite, where poetry meets basketball: From hip-hop to hoop dreams

When Inua Ellams was 15, his family moved from England to Dublin. "Back then Dublin was, how shall I put it, at a youthful stage in its race relations," Ellams says elegantly. "They had thes…

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2015 Tony Awards® Live Nominations Feed Here April 28 – 8:15 am by Sandi Durell is pleased to offer for syndication our live feed of the Nominations Announcement sponsored by IBM, with video courtesy NY1. The event will begin at approximately 8:30 …

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Theater News: 39 Steps to Offer a Producer's Pick Performance Benefiting the Actors Fund

Producer's Pick tickets are available for tonight's performance.

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Theater News: The Hypocrites No Longer Eligible for Non-Equity Jeff Awards

The Chicago company's 15 nominations were rescinded.

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Experimental choreographer Hofesh Shechter to stage London season by Hannah Ellis-Petersen

The Israel-born, London-based choreographer will take his boundary pushing work to dance, opera and rock stages of the city in September Continue reading...

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Joel Grey, Harvey Weinstein to Be Honored at 2015 Astaire Awards by TV News Desk

Broadway legend Joel Grey and Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein will be the honorees at this year's Fred and Adele Astaire Awards.

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Monday, April 27, 2015 at 11am (Broadway Time)

39 STEPS Offering Actors Fund Producer’s Pick Performance Tonight by Courtney Kochuba

The two-time Tony Award winning hilarious hit comedy 39 Steps will offer a Producer’s Pick performance to benefit The Actors Fund tonight, Monday, April 27 at 7pm. The Actors Fund’s Pro…

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Fun Home Broadway Review: Alison Bechdel’s moving memoir of her father by Jonathan Mandell

Fun Home is, yes, a musical about a lesbian cartoonist whose closeted father killed himself, but it is also about how we try to figure out the puzzle of our parents; about how we reassemble …

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Tony Winner Frank Langella to Return to FX's THE AMERICANS by TV News Desk

Academy Award nominee and three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella will return next season to FX's critically acclaimed and Peabody Award-winning drama The Americans.

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Features: All you need to know about the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Thinking of taking a trip to the world's largest arts festival and don't know where to start? Read our handy guide

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Theatre News: International Opera Awards 2015

London's Savoy Theatre plays host to opera's glitterati as the awards celebrate their third year

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Review: The Paper Dolls (Little Angel Theatre)

Julia Donaldson's book is brought to life at the children's theatre

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Theater News: Amiri Baraka's The Most Dangerous Man in America to Be Presented at Castillo Theatre

TV newsman Art McFarland will head the cast as W.E.B. DuBois in Baraka's final play.

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Theater News: Kathryn Erbe and Seth Numrich Star in Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, America, Kuwait

The world-premiere drama is written and directed by Daniel Talbott.

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Watch Kristin Chenoweth Be Maleficent in Disney’s “Descendants” Movie! (Video) by Adam Hetrick, Michael Gioia

Tony Award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth, on Broadway this season in On the Twentieth Century, plays Maleficent in the new live-action Disney Channel film "Descendants,"…

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Expediting Intimacy: The Foundry’s “Living Here: A Map of Songs” by Ryan Conarro

Can we put roots down all over the place, if we love the world that much?

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Doctor Zhivago - Nyet! You just might leave the Broadway Theatre shell shocked and humming the chairs by Oscar E. Moore

A musical needs a score to survive and this score stops it in its tracks. It’s not what the doctor ordered.

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Phyllida Lloyd: ‘We must lobby ACE to enforce 50/50 casting’ by David Hutchison

Phyllida Lloyd has called on Arts Council England to ensure publicly funded theatres create an equal number of stage roles for women

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Book Review "How I Did It: Establishing a Playwriting Career" by Michael Ladenson

Setting out to make a living from writing plays, as far as practicality goes, is like expecting to find a sword embedded in a boulder that you can pull out and become king of England. Luckil…

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Mob Jews by Trav S.D.

We had a blast at Mob Jews on Saturday night, a collaboration between Jonny Porkpie’s Pinchbottom Burlesque and the Schlep Sisters. And I’ll cut to the chase, I saw nothing to al…

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White Christmas Will Tour Again This Holiday Season by Andrew Gans and Adam Hetrick

A holiday tour of Irving Berlin's White Christmas, based on the classic film of the same name, is scheduled to launch Nov. 6 and continue through Dec. 27, according to an Actors' Eq…

Linked From Playbill at 11:37AM’s 2015 Theatre Awards Roundup by Adam Hetrick

The 2015 theatre awards season is in full swing, and has compiled the latest information on award dates, presenters, nominations, winners and top honors. Read below.

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Bristol Old Vic Theatre School Graduating Actors Showcase 2015 review by Susan Elkin

It’s a real joy to see a showcase that presents 16 – yes, 16 – talented men and 10 generally strong women. In many graduating classes,

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AN INVITATION OUT • Mustard Seed Theatre by Andrea

Mustard Seed's season comes to a close with a world premiere by playwright Shualee Cook — an old fashioned drawing room comedy with a twist. It’s set in a futuristic virtual reality, whe…

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Avenue Q Pokes Fun at The Lion King in Easter Bonnet Competition

The 29th Annual Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Easter Bonnet Competition raised a new all-time record $4,711,386 in six weeks of nightly curtain-call appeals. This year's Outs…

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Stand review – direct-action dramas are a tonic for pessimists by Lyn Gardner

Battersea Arts Centre, LondonChris Goode’s optimistic piece posits the benefits of uniting around progressive causes – and probes the motives of everyday activist heroes Continue reading…

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Kate Tempest album cover added to National Portrait Gallery collection by Guardian Staff

Dav Stewart’s photograph for Tempest’s album Everybody Down will go on display in the exhibition Picture the PoetA 2013 photograph of a pensive Kate Tempest is the latest album cover ima…

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“Les Miz” Star Samantha Barks Will Lead Musical Adaptation of “Amlie” by Michael Gioia

Samantha Barks, who played the ill-fated Eponine in the film adaptation of Les Misérables, will star in Berkeley Repertory Theatre's world-premiere musical adaptation …

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Joel Grey and Harvey Weinstein Are 2015 Astaire Award Honorees by Adam Hetrick

Original Cabaret star Joel Grey and Finding Neverland producer Harvey Weinstein will be honored at the 2015 Fred and Adele Astaire Awards, which will take place June 1 at the Skirball Center.

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Choreographers Revealed for Spring 2015 BC Beat by BroadwayWorld

BC Beat, the bi-annual choreography showcase established to support, explore and experience innovative theatrical dance, announces a line up for Monday May 18th featuring nine choreographers…

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Patrick Riviere’s “The House of Nunzio,” Unlocking Secrets in an Italian-American Family, Gets NYC Reading by Kenneth Jones

Playwright Patrick Riviere talks about the inspiration behind his play about an aging grandfather's intolerance.

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Watch Melissa Rivers Pay Tribute to Late Mom Joan Rivers On Daytime Emmy Awards by Andrew Gans

Melissa Rivers paid tribute to her mother, the late Tony-nominated comic and actress Joan Rivers, April 26 at the Daytime Emmy Awards, which were broadcast on the Pop network.

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Photo Flash: Amanda Seyfried, Ethan Hawke, Parker Posey, Bobby Cannavale, and More Read Hurlyburly

The stars of the New Group's 2005 revival reunited for a one-night-only benefit reading.

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Monday, April 27, 2015 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Actor and director Al Pacino at 75


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After Anonymous Donation, The Fantasticks Will Remain Open Off-Broadway by

Thanks to two anonymous donors and longtime fans of The Fantasticks, the perennial off-Broadway musical will no longer close as scheduled. The production had previously announced that it wou…

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Photo Coverage: Bobby Cannavale, Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried & More Take Part in HURLYBURLY Benefit Reading by Walter McBride

Just last night, The New Group featured original cast members from the company's critically-acclaimed 2005 hit revival of Hurlyburly Bobby Cannavale, Josh Hamilton, Ethan Hawke, Parker Posey…

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Kelly Ripa To Be Honored at GLAAD Media Awards in NY by TV News Desk

GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT media advocacy organization, today announced it will honor actress and Emmy Award-winning talk show host Kelly Ripa at the 26t…

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Photo Coverage: Anne Hathaway Celebrates Opening Night of GROUNDED at the Public! by Walter McBride

The Public Theater just openedGeorge Brant's Grounded, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Julie Taymor and featuring Academy Award winnerAnne Hathaway. Grounded began previews on Tuesday…

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2015 Tony Awards - Guide to Tuesday's Nominations! Watch LIVE on! by BroadwayWorld

The big day is almost here The Tony Award Nominations will be announced tomorrow, April 28th from The Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel. The Tony Nominations can be viewed LIVE 830am …

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VIDEO: Broadway Actors Produce Short Film 2015 Disability Film Challenge by Movies News Desk

Sent By Hand a new original short film, written and produced by Stanley Bahorek The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Amazing Grace,Boardwalk Empire in association with EUMEUS NYC

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Hofesh Shechter Company announces new London season by Georgia Snow

Contemporary dance group Hofesh Shechter Company are to present a four-week season of work at venues including Stratford Circus and the O2

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Theatre News: Guildhall alumnus wins graduate acting award

Luke Dale is the recipient of the 2015 Alan Bates Award

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Making Good Theatre, Political Or Not, For Actors With Disabilities by Suzi Steffen

“The £3m, three-year Unlimited initiative aims to give venues a choice of work and stop them from, as Verrent put it, ‘programming shit, and the first piece of work that they ca…

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Rita Moreno Interviews American in Paris’ Christopher Wheeldon Tonight at Symphony Space by Andrew Gans

Words on Dance, in association with Symphony Space, presents an evening with An American in Paris director-choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, featuring a conversation conducted by Osca…

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Photo Call: Reefer Madness Cast Reunites for “4/20 Concert Event” by Krissie Fullerton

The cult classic musical Reefer Madness was presented in concert, starring a slew of original cast members from the stage production and the film, April 19 at 11:30 PM and April 20 at 7 PM a…

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James Monroe Iglehart, Robin De Jesus Coming to 54 Below by Sandi Durell

    (Video Interviews: Brian Lipton  Video/Photos by Magda Katz)         Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart, currently appearing as the Genie in Broadway…

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Monday, April 27, 2015 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Review Roundup: Anne Hathaway in GROUNDED by Review Roundups

The Public Theater just openedGeorge Brant's Grounded, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Julie Taymor and featuring Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway.

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Something Rotten! Broadway Cast Album Being Recorded Today by Adam Hetrick

The actors and musicians of the new Broadway musical Something Rotten! is in the studio today to record its original cast album for Ghostlight Records. The musical comedy opened on Broadway …

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Theodore Bikel, Tim Curry, Alfred Molina and Joe Morton Will Be Honored at L.A. Tony Viewing Party; by Andrew Gans

Stars of stage and screen will be part of the 19th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party June 7 at the Skirball Cultural Center’s Ahmanson Ballroom in Los Angeles.

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Josh Groban's 'Stages' Hits No. 1 in UK! by BroadwayWorld reports that Josh Groban's new album 'Stages' has debuted as the No. 1 album in the UK.

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/27/15- THE MUSIC MAN by Stage Tube

Today in 2000, the second Broadway revival of The Music Man openened at the Neil Simon Theatre, where it ran for 699 performances. The Music Man is a musical with book, music, and lyrics by …

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Review: The Rolling Stone (Royal Exchange)

'A superb production and a glimpse into the writing potential of a very talented young man'

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The 2015 Tony Awards: Jeff and Mike's Nomination Predictions by JK

I can't think of a better way to come back to the blogosphere than to carry on a JKTS tradition with our Tony Awards nominations predictions.  My best buddy and theatre companion Mike a…

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REVIEW: Ah Wilderness!, Young Vic, ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Ah, Wilderness! Young Vic 4 stars In his 1932 play Ah, Wilderness, Eugene O’Neill returns to familiar themes such as family life, alcoholism and thwarted idealism but it…

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DOCTOR ZHIVAGO – An American in Russia by Oscar E Moore

Virginia Beach, Virginia is a long way from Siberia.  One wonders why Kelli Barrett a girl from said location and as American as apple pie was cast in the pivotal role of Lara – the love …

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Putting front of house front and centre by Jo Caird

Over the course of last year, audiences at the Royal Shakespeare Company consumed a staggering 318,464 alcoholic beverages, 226,373 hot drinks and

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Shakespeare’s Plays Show That His Attitudes Toward Women Evolved by Suzi Steffen

“Something happened, somewhere around Love’s Labour’s Lost and the early history plays and going into Romeo and Juliet. Either he fell in love or he just grew up, but somet…

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Monday, April 27, 2015 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Joan Rivers Tribute Among Highlights of 42nd Annual DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS by TV News Desk

The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards roared back to television tonight on Pop with a live broadcast that put the spotlight on show-stopping entertainment, daytime's biggest stars and heartfel…

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VIDEO: Melissa Rivers Pays Tribute to Joan Rivers at DAYTIME EMMYS by TV News Desk

Melissa Rivers appeared on Sunday's Daytime Emmy Awards as part of a tribute to her mother, Joan Rivers, who died September 4th. Watch the moving tribute below.

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VIDEO: First Look - Kristin Chenoweth Stars as 'Maleficent' in Disney's DESCENDANTS by TV News Desk

Below, watch an all-new trailer featuring Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, WICKED as Maleficent

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WAKE UP with BWW 4/27/2015 - AMERICAN BUFFALO, Streisand & Redford and More! by Jessica Showers

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it Today's big news AMERICAN BUFFALO opens tonight in the …

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Tony Awards: A 2015 Nominations Wish List by David Rooney

Ahead of Tuesday's announcement, THR's chief theater critic outlines his choices for best of the Broadway season across the top more

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Penny Dreadful and Sherlock lead BAFTA Craft Awards by Georgia Snow

Sky Atlantic horror series Penny Dreadful and BBC1’s Sherlock were the big winners at the 2015 British Academy Television Craft Awards, winning

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Pay hike for ITV drama writers by Matthew Hemley

Drama writers working for ITV are to benefit from a 5% increase to their minimum rates of pay. The increases are the

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The 2015 Tony Awards and Original Musical Theatre by David Brush

Every year I get more and more excited about the new musicals that populate the primary Broadway scene. In a way – for all of us involved in developing and writing new musicals –…

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Theatre News: Gypsy cast recording featuring Imelda Staunton now on sale

The acclaimed production runs at the Savoy Theatre until November

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Photos: Punchdrunk to publish Drowned Man book

The coffee table book will feature over 130 never seen before images from the 2013 production

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Blogs: Matt Trueman: 'Classics no longer guarantee box office success'

New data shows that revivals of familiar works aren't a safe bet for theatres

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An Excursion to Woodlawn Cemetery, Pt. 1 by Trav S.D.

Through the good graces of a Twitter friend we know only as BronxDawn, a volunteer at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, we got a grand tour of the grounds yesterday, with a special concentrat…

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Jonny and the Baptists review – jokes about the election, equality ... and willies by Brian Logan

Firestation, WindsorThese are comedy songs to make you vote – but too often Jonny Donahoe and Paddy Gervers sing the line of least offence Continue reading...

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Monday, April 27, 2015 at 7am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Mr. Feeney Returns on Disney Channel's GIRL MEETS WORLD by TV News Desk

On all new episode of Disney Channel's GIRL MEETS WORLD, Riley's met some outrageous things, but you won't believe what she'll meet next, including the return of Mr. Feeney

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BWW's On This Day - April 27, 2015

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

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CABARET FOR A CAUSE Benefits ALS Guardian Angels Tonight at The Cutting Room by BroadwayWorld

Cabaret for a Cause will play NYC, tonight, April 27th, 730 PM at The Cutting Room, as a benefit for ALS Guardian Angels.

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Stars of 'Orange Is The New Black' & More to Present at Actors Fund's 19th Annual TONY AWARDS Viewing Party by BroadwayWorld

The Actors Fund is thrilled to announce that several exciting stars of stage and screen have joined the line-up of presenters and performers for the 19th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party

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New West End GYPSY Cast Album, Featuring Imelda Staunton, Released Today by BroadwayWorld

The new West End GYPSY cast recording, featuring Imelda Staunton and Lara Pulver, is available today, April 27, 2015.First Night Records releases the albumondigital and retail, with copies a…

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Blame it on Hitchcock by Terry Teachout

Mrs. T and I watched Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest last week for the first time in a number of years. As we did so, I remembered that I’d written an essay about the film in 1998 …

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Feature: Yolanda Mercy – “Let’s talk about mental health” by Mimi Launder

“We’re not alone”, says theatre maker Yolanda Mercy, as she describes her one woman play, On the Edge of Me. “Even if you have those days where you feel scared, sad or just don’t w…

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Damian Lewis, John Goodman and Tom Sturridge Star in AMERICAN BUFFALO, Opening Tonight in the West End by BroadwayWorld

John Goodman and Tom Sturridgejoin Damian Lewis in the major new revival of David Mamet's gripping 1975 playAmerican Buffalo. Directed by Daniel Evans, American Buffalo will run at Wyndham's…

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Love songs, R.I.P. by Terry Teachout

My essay in the May issue of Commentary is occasioned by the publication of Ted Gioia’s Love Songs: The Hidden History: Most pop songs are about love. So are most classical art songs. So a…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 07:30AM

Timberlake Werternbaker play and fairytale musical in new Unicorn Theatre season by David Hutchison

The UK premiere of a new work by Timberlake Wertenbaker and a musical about fairytale villains will feature in the Unicorn Theatre’s

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Just because: John Coltrane plays “Alabama” by Terry Teachout

The John Coltrane Quartet plays Coltrane’s composition “Alabama” on Jazz Casual, originally telecast on Dec. 7, 1963, five weeks after the group made its studio recording of the piece.…

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Almanac: Evelyn Waugh vs. an agenda-driven interviewer by Terry Teachout

“Q. Are you yourself as an individual conscious of any particular failing of yourself? “A. I mean, are you asking me to confess to some moral lapse, or to inadequacy in talent? “Q. Wel…

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Andy Hinds: ‘I hated Shakespeare at school – I thought his plays were boring’ by Jane Coyle

In a professional career spanning almost four decades, Andy Hinds has spent most of it firmly entrenched behind the scenes. But in

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Review: Bomber’s Moon (Trafalgar Studios) by Johnny Fox

In Bomber’s Moon James Bolam plays the kind of sharp-tongued and witheringly sardonic octogenarian most of us can only dream of becoming: and the first half of William I…

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Monday, April 27, 2015 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Review: One splendid 'Hello Dolly!'

It will take about five minutes of Media Theatre's production of Hello, Dolly! to understand why this 10-time Tony Award-winner remains one of the most beloved and most-produced musicals of …

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Theater Review: Anne Hathaway's On Point in Grounded by Jesse Green

The question of how to make Americans listen to things they may not want to hear, especially from the stage, is smartly answered by the Public Theater’s production of George Brant’s Grou…

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Barbra Streisand Presents Chaplin Award to Robert Redford at Film Society of Lincoln Center Gala Tonight by Movies News Desk

The Film Society of Lincoln Center previously announced that Barbra Streisand recipient of the 40th Chaplin Award wouldpresent the 42nd Chaplin Award to Academy Award-winner Robert Redford, …

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Grounded review – Anne Hathaway goes full throttle in one-woman show by Alexis Soloski

The Public theater, New YorkHathaway gives a heightened performance as a drone pilot and director Julie Taymor turns up all the dials, in a chilling play about the effects of killing by remo…

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NEWS: Dance schools hit back after criticism of training methods by James Lillywhite

Image: London Contemporary Dance School, Hugo Glendinning  The UK’s leading dance schools have hit back at criticism over their training methods from prominent dance companies. The Akram …

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Onstage This Week: Apr. 27-May 4 by American Theatre Editors

Couples and coupling are a recurring theme this week, but then so are the social forces that can tear them asunder.

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The Broadway Season of David Rockwell by Cara Joy David

It's unusual for stars or directors to have over two shows a season -- even two is quite an accomplishment. One of the reasons...

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Gypsy Extends West End Run by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Following the resounding critical response to the opening of Gypsy in the West End, the show has announced an extension and is now booking at the Savoy Theatre until 28 November…

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Review: Bomber's Moon (Trafalgar Studios)

William Ivory's play charts the relationship between a former RAF gunner and his care assistant

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Review: Blood (Tour)

An engaging take on the timeless tale of teenage adversity from Tamasha Theatre Company

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Drone Plays: There’s Something in the Air by American Theatre Editors

Two new one-woman plays dramatize the unique stress and ethical pitfalls of fighting in the Chair Force.

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Monday, April 27, 2015 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Labour 20-point charter to ensure ‘openness and engagement’ with arts by Georgia Snow

Labour has launched a 20-point charter for culture, which the party pledges will “deliver the infrastructure and the support the creative industries

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Episode 312 - Joel B. New In Concert by Joel B. New

On Friday, April 24th, 2015, musical theatre writer Joel B. New made his New York solo concert debut on the Duplex Cabaret Theatre stage. Directed by Bistro Award winner Justin Daniel, "Joel…

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Kiss me deadly: Chiwetel Ejiofor in Everyman at the National Theatre – in pictures by Guardian Staff

Exclusive: Take a first look at Carol Ann Duffy’s version of Everyman, directed by Rufus Norris, in which Chiwetel Ejiofor comes face to face with Death Continue reading...

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Photos: First look at Judi Dench, Mark Gatiss and more in rehearsals for The Vote

James Graham's election play runs at the Donmar Warehouse until 7 May

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Monday, April 27, 2015 at 4am (Broadway Time)

The week in arts: Head on festival, Skipping Girl Vinegar, Luminous Flux by Anna Madeleine

An adventurer follows in Genghis Khan’s footsteps, Western Australian artists take the spotlight in Perth, and Sydney goes photo crazy Continue reading...

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Plan your week’s theatre: top tickets by Lyn Gardner

Cheek by Jowl’s Measure for Measure heads to Oxford, the wonderful Beyond Caring is at the National Theatre, and the Brighton festival and fringe have plenty to thrillKneehigh’s version …

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Monday, April 27, 2015 at 3am (Broadway Time)

All the 2015 #AlsoRecognised Winners Announced! by Terri Paddock

The full list of winners are announced today in the inaugural Also Recognised Awards, the new audience-voted, industry accolade set up by the Mates to celebrate lesser-known but equally wort…

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Great performances: Vanessa Redgrave in As You Like It by Michael Billington

At Stratford in 1961 the star set a gold standard for the role of Rosalind. Her whole interpretation was about the poleaxing effect of passionVanessa Redgrave is one of the most thrillingly …

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When To Clap & What To Wear: Two Remarkably Practical Guides You Can Use by Drew McManus

Chattanooga Symphony & Orchestra concertmaster Holly Mulcahy has been on a tear as of late by tackling two of the most difficult questions arts orgs (especially classical music groups) e…

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Monday, April 27, 2015 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Theater review: 'Grounded'

Anne Hathaway delivers a dynamic performance in this solo play about a fighter pilot turned drone operator.

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Greased Lightning rolls into Butler High School

Butler High School's recent spring musical production of 'Grease' featured an antique car show that was held at BHS before the matinee performance on March 29.

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Madame: The Story of Joseph Farrugia review – an Adelaide legend celebrated by Jane Howard

Burnside Ballroom, AdelaideTorque Show’s dance theatre work takes one of the city’s most colourful characters and highlights the complex art of his adult entertainment Continue reading...

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Mark Shenton: Sting comes home and The Last Ship sails again by Mark Shenton

The Tony nominations will be announced on April 28, but I’m declaring my favourite original score of the 2014/15 season on Broadway

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Monday, April 27, 2015 at 1am (Broadway Time)

The Reel Deal: Watch Kyle Osborne’s Movie Review Video of ‘The Water Diviner’ by Kyle Osborne

DC AREA SHOWTIMES. LINKS Kyle Osborne’s website Watch Kyle Osborne’s other movie review videos here. The post The Reel Deal: Watch Kyle Osborne’s Movie Review …

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True Believer by

True Believer Off Off Broadway, Theatrelab Reviewed by Eleanor J. Bader BOTTOM LINE: An intense and introspective look at one young woman’s quest to make the U.S. a more humane and egalit…

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A Midsummer Night's Dream by

A Midsummer Night's Dream Off Off Broadway, The Celebration of Whimsy Reviewed by Linda Buchwald BOTTOM LINE: This modern, reimagined A Midsummer Night's Dream is a great was to introduce c…

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Go To Sleep, Goddamnit! by

Go To Sleep, Goddamnit! Off Off Broadway, The Tank, Krumple Theatre Company Reviewed by Alaina Feehan BOTTOM LINE: There isn’t a word of dialogue in this piece, but the actors have a lot …

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Finding Neverland by

Finding Neverland Broadway, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre Reviewed by Jerron Herman BOTTOM LINE: This new starry Broadway musical will transport you to the very core of your imagination. Stepping …

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The Visit by

The Visit Broadway, Lyceum Theatre Reviewed by Dan Dinero BOTTOM LINE: Likely one of the most divisive shows of this Broadway season, Kander and Ebb’s unforgettable The Visit is a must-se…

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Airline Highway by

Airline Highway Broadway, Friedman Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club Reviewed by Sarah Moore BOTTOM LINE: This moving, dark comedy about a group of misfits living in a New Orleans motel is an…

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Rule of 7x7: Spring Edition by

Rule of 7x7: Spring Edition Off Off Broadway, The Tank Reviewed by Shoshana Roberts BOTTOM LINE: Seven new writers incorporate seven random rules into their newly written ten minute plays i…

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Grounded by Elizabeth Wollman

Photo: Sara KrulwichA 2011 one-character play about a fighter pilot who transitions from combat to an assignment on an Army base as a drone pilot, Grounded, by George Brant, has been produce…

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Playbill Vault’s Today In Theatre History: April 27 by David Gewirtzman and Anne Bradley and Ernio Hernandez

1903 The Cohan family is Running for Office. Son George M. Cohan wrote the book and the music at the 14th Street Theatre. It will run for six weeks.

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Monday, April 27, 2015 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Magic Time! ‘Closet Land’ at Factory 449 by John Stoltenberg by John Stoltenberg

As we are ushered into the tiny dimly lit theater, constructed as a claustrophobic black box with only two rows of chairs on all sides, we enter a nightmare more harrowing and disquieting th…

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Jessie Mueller Honored by Sarah Siddons Society with SO BEAUTIFUL! Event Tonight by Pat Cerasaro

Jessie Mueller is being honored in a big way

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Rita Moreno Interviews AN AMERICAN IN PARIS's Christopher Wheeldon Tonight by Pat Cerasaro

A dance legend talks AN AMERICAN IN PARIS with its directorchoreographer

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InDepth InterView: Santino Fontana Talks Encores! ZORBA!, Plus FROZEN, New TV Series, Upcoming Tina Fey Film & More by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are talking to a spectacularly accomplished Broadway leading man with a considerable TV and film resume who plays a prominent role in the new Encores production of John Kander amp F…

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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 4/25-4/26/2015

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Sunday, April 26, 2015 - Sunday, April 26, 2015.

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Special Reports: Actors Without Borders: How Belarus Free Theatre Is Defiantly Going Global

Following their sensational U.S. tour in 2011, the company returns with Trash Cuisine, a new play about the death penalty.

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Imelda Staunton Gypsy Recording Released Today by Andrew Gans and Mark Shenton

The cast album of the Imelda Staunton London production of Gypsy is released by First Night Records April 27.

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Damian Lewis, John Goodman and Tom Sturridge American Buffalo Opens in West End Tonight by Mark Shenton

Damian Lewis, John Goodman and Tom Sturridge star in the new West End revival of David Mamet's 1975 play American Buffalo, which opens officially April 27 (following previews that began …

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Patti LuPone and Bobby Cannavale Head Cast of Acting Company’s Rose Tattoo On Broadway by Andrew Gans

A one-night-only reading of Tennessee Williams' The Rose Tattoo, starring two-time Tony winner Patti LuPone and Emmy winner Bobby Cannavale, is presented April 27 at Broadway…

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Child Performers From Matilda, King and I, Zhivago, Finding Neverland and Kinky Sing For a Cause Ton by Michael Gioia

Cabaret for a Cause, a benefit for the charity organization ALS Guardian Angels, is held April 27 at The Cutting Room in Manhattan.

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Playbill Picks the Breakout Performances of the 2014-15 Broadway Season by Playbill Staff

The 2014-15 Broadway season has come to a close, and the 69th Annual Tony Awards are on the horizon. Before Tony nominations are announced April 28, the staff at took a look…

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Jessie Mueller and Heather Headley Share a Chicago Stage Tonight! by Adam Hetrick

Beautiful Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller is honored in her hometown of Chicago with the Sarah Siddons Society's Actress of the Year Award April 27. The evening promises several stand&#…

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Barbra Streisand Presents Her “The Way We Were” Co-Star with Chaplin Award Tonight by Andrew Gans

Barbra Streisand (recipient of the 40th Chaplin Award) presents the 42nd Chaplin Award to Academy Award winner Robert Redford — the director, Broadway and film actor, producer, env…

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“Love, Courage, Belted High D’s”  On the Road to Allegiance’s Broadway Bow by Marc Acito

As the book writer of Allegiance, a new musical starting previews Oct. 6 at the Longacre Theatre, regular Playbill contributor Marc Acito will provide a first-hand look into the process …

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Max Crumm,  Hannah Elless, Janet Krupin Are Part of Tonight’s Free “Broadway’s Future” Concert by Andrew Gans

"Broadway's Future Songbook Series" — presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul — continues April 27 in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public L…

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