Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 9/19/19. by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 9/19/19. “American Underground” sets world premiere at Barrington Stage; Philip Glass opens the UMass Fine Arts Center season, and arts news for WMass an No…

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Cast Complete for National Tour of A Bronx Tale by Andrew Gans

The production, featuring American Idol winner Nick Fradiani, kicks off in October.

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Watch Disney’s Broadway Stars Perform a Medley From The Lion King, Aladdin and Frozen by Emily Selleck

Caissie Levy, Michael James Scott, and more sang “Circle of Life,” “Friend Like Me,” and “Let It Go” live on Good Morning America.

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Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo Begins Performances Off-Broadway September 19 by Playbill Staff

The show brings the 400-year-old Japanese traditional art of comic storytelling to New World Stages.

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Novenas for a Lost Hospital Opens at Rattlestick September 19 by Olivia Clement

The traveling production, which pays homage to St. Vincent's Hospital, is written by Cusi Cram and directed by Daniella Topol.

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Watch Tony Winner Billy Porter Make the Grandest of Entrances on Late Night TV by Dan Meyer

The Pose Emmy nominee dropped by The Late Late Show with James Corden to celebrate his 50th birthday.

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Eureka Day ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg September 19, 2019: A horrible comedy, or rather a comedy that runs amok with horrible behaviors, Eureka Day, Colt Coeur's new production at the Walkerspace in downtown…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Broadway’s The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical Sets Rush and Lottery Ticket Policies by Andrew Gans

Previews begin September 20 at the Longacre Theatre.

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WATCH: Kristin Chenoweth Reveals the Inspiration Behind Her New Album For the Girls by Roberto Araujo

The Emmy and Tony winner will also spotlight her favorite female singers in her new Broadway solo show of the same name.

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Woolly Mammoth’s new artistic director brings Pulitzer-winning ‘Fairview’ to D.C. by Thomas Floyd

The bold interrogation of race in America opens the theater company’s 2019-2020 season.

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Don’t Miss: A Reimagined ‘Antigone’ at Park Avenue Armory by Matthew Wexler

Famed Japanese director Satoshi Miyagi creates a new version of this fabled mythology that looks at "Antigone" through the prism of Japanese culture. The post Don’t Miss: A Reimagined ‘…

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7 Reasons to Celebrate the Broadway Premiere of Linda Vista by Dan Meyer

Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts’ new play begins previews at the Helen Hayes Theatre September 19.

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Faith, Hope and Charity at the National Theatre, London – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

Alexander Zeldin is the Ken Loach of theatre in the age of austerity. He had a hit in 2014 with Beyond Caring

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VIDEO: Billy Porter Makes a Grand Entrance on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN

Billy Porter was a guest on last night's episode of The Late Late Show, proving once again that he knows how to make a grand entrance.

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The Ten (Actually 14) Most-Produced Plays In The U.S. For 2019-20 by Artsjournal1

It’s a list packed with ties this season: A Doll’s House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time lead with a dozen productions each, there’s a two-…

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America’s 20 Most-Produced Playwrights In 2019-20 by Artsjournal1

Lauren Gunderson leads the list for the second time, this year with 33 productions. Lauren Yee is runner-up with 18, while Lucas Hnath is tied with Tennessee Williams for the third slot (17 …

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From Wicked to The Cher Show: Look Back at Stephanie J. Block Onstage by Playbill Staff

The Tony Winner celebrates her birthday September 19.

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Playbill Playlist: Soothing Broadway Tunes for Yoga and Meditation by Ruthie Fierberg

Whether you need a peaceful track for morning meditation or soundtrack for at-home yoga, Playbill’s Spotify playlist has you covered.

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First Look: Magic Goes Wrong at the Vaudeville Theatre

With the highly-anticipated premiere of Magic Goes Wrong now less than three months away, Mischief Theatre have given a small teaser of what's to come with the release of some first-look ph…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Review: The Gulf, Audrey Cefaly’s Delta drama by Jayne Blanchard

We’ve seen “Jaws.” We all know what an innocent fishing expedition can become. The stakes are more emotional than predatory in Audrey Cefaly’s intense and steamy one-act, The Gulf, r…

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I Am Her, a personal story that propelled this writer to take to the stage by Lorraine Treanor

For three nights in Woolly Mammoth Theatre’s classroom space, first-time playwright Amanda Moskowitz will be telling her story. The play, I Am Her, and performance were not part of this wr…

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Thespian Throwback: Report from the Rubble by Don Corathers

Looking back at the 1984 fire that gutted ITS offices The post Thespian Throwback: Report from the Rubble appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Reasons to Stay Alive review – striking staging of Matt Haig depression memoir by Michael Billington

Crucible, SheffieldThis dramatisation of the mental health bestseller takes a step towards removing the stigma from depression – though it’s no substitute for the book Depression is “i…

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#TBT: A Chorus Line: Original Broadway Cast Recording by JK

I make no secret that A Chorus Line is my all-time favorite musical. I've seen it so many times, I know most of the choreography, and can recite most of the line. So it probably will come a…

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Black British Theatre Awards – the nominations in full by Matthew Hemley

The nominees for the inaugural Black British Theatre Awards have been announced. Those up for an award include Sharon D Clarke, Lenny

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Government must spend more on culture and overhaul the Arts Council, says ‘utopian’ Equity blueprint by Matthew Hemley

Equity has called for a radical overhaul of UK arts and culture, insisting that government spending on the industry match the European

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Big the Musical at Dominion Theatre, London – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

This is Big. No, actually. This musical version of the much-loved 1988 American comedy film initially opened on Broadway in 1996, where

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‘Bizarre & beautifully poetic’: ANNA BELLA EEMA – Arcola Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

As the cast take on different characters in each other’s dreams and memories, their versatility shines and all three excel in their hauntingly comic performances. Anna Bella Eema is bizarr…

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Look Back at Eden Espinosa, Karen Olivo, and More in Brooklyn on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

With the announcement of the 15th anniversary reunion concert, look back at the original Broadway production.

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Endangered: Chicago’s ‘best’ postmodern building by Deanna Isaacs

Endangered: Chicago’s ‘best’ postmodern building Hello, global visitors to the third Chicago Architecture Biennial. Welcome!…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Hope Mill and the Lowry partner up for Cameron Mackintosh composer scheme by Matthew Hemley

Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester and the Lowry in Salford are to jointly host the next placement under the Cameron Mackintosh Resident

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Review: Hansard, National Theatre by Grace Patrick

Review: Hansard, National Theatre2.0starsIt’s the end of another strenuous week being a member of Maragret Thatcher’s cabinet in 1988, and Robin Hesketh (Alex Jennings) returns home to h…

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A Paris Theater Reopens, With Acrobats and Stunts by Laura Cappelle

The long-awaited spectacle that relaunched the Théâtre du Châtelet was cheerful, but disappointing.

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Macbeth review – ferocity and techno witches in gender-switched tragedy by Mark Fisher

Royal Exchange, ManchesterLucy Ellinson stars as a lean, mean and moody Macbeth in Christopher Haydon’s noisy, dystopian production, with Ony Uhiara as a high-spirited wife Let’s number …

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A Night in the Clink review at Clink Restaurant, Cardiff – ‘affecting and poignant prison drama’ by Nicholas Davies

The Clink is one of Cardiff’s best restaurants and, attached to the city’s prison, it’s staffed by prisoners in the last phase

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How a San Jose artist uses murals to talk about gentrification by Leonardo Castañeda

Juan Carlos Araujo has had as big an impact as anyone in San Jose on what the city looks like by helping bring an estimated 100 murals to the city.

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Speaking out about vocal injuries on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

“It was 11-part harmony for 90 minutes straight — and it tested the limits of every part of my vocal range.”  “In the moment of that show when it happened, I remember in my head goi…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Reasons to Stay Alive review at Crucible Studio, Sheffield – ‘handled with skill and sensitivity’ by John Murphy

Just as there are ‘unfilmable’ novels, it’s difficult to imagine how Matt Haig’s Reasons to Stay Alive could be adapted for the

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Wake Up With BWW 9/19: THE ROSE TATTOO Begins Previews, and More!

Today's top stories: The Rose Tattoo begins previews tonight, and more!

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Review: Preludes, Southwark Playhouse by Grace Patrick

Review: Preludes, Southwark Playhouse 2.0stars Preludes, a new musical with the book, music and lyrics all created by Dave Malloy, takes its audience on a journey through the life and creati…

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Review: Chiaroscuro, Bush Theatre by Olivia Gibbs-Fairley

Review: Chiaroscuro, Bush Theatre5.0starsChiaroscuro is the first play directed by Lynette Linton in her role as the new Artistic Director of the Bush Theatre. While Chiaroscuro may be Linto…

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Macbeth review at Royal Exchange, Manchester – ‘Lucy Ellinson gives an arresting performance’ by Chris Bartlett

Three years on from the Donmar’s all-female Shakespeare trilogy and five years after Maxine Peake became the latest in a long line

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Michael Brandon, Brenda Edwards, Danielle Hope & Clare Halse complete the cast of White Christmas

Are you dreaming of a White Christmas featuring the talents of Danny Mac, Dan Burton, Michael Brandon, Brenda Edwards, Danielle Hope and Clare Halse? Then you are in for a treat when White C…

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‘Out of step & time’: BIG THE MUSICAL – West End by Anne Cox

Big, the film, holds a special place in everyone’s hearts but this musical version is out of step and time.

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‘Eerily compelling soundscape’: ANNA BELLA EEMA – Arcola Theatre by Ian Foster

The strange but spellbinding Anna Bella Eema makes for an intriguing trip to the Arcola Theatre.

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Andi Snelling by Arts Review

Who is Andi Snelling? A performer, writer and walking rainbow with a special love of physical theatre. Throw me a banana and I’ll happily slip on it. What would you do differently to what …

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In Circles by Lara Altunian

The post In Circles appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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You Should Be Dancing by Arts Review

A shiny, glitter studded, mega mix of the ultimate dancing moves, performance collective Everybody NOW presents You Should Be Dancing as part of the Darebin Speakeasy season at Northcote Tow…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Stage Right’s Comical WILD WOMEN Reveal Our Unspoken Dilemma by David Dow Bentley III

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III   “The People’s Critic” Who among us has not noticed the explosion, in recent years, of the growing industry of storage facilities designed to relieve us of …

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Giselle, West Australian Ballet by Deborah Jones

His Majesty’s Theatre, Perth, September 13 and 14. Was there ever a man who said his life’s ambition was to dance Hilarion? Probably not. He is the spurned lover in Giselle, a gamekeeper…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

KAWS: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness by Arts Review

Contemporary American artist KAWS (a.k.a Brian Donnelly) is one of the most resonant artists of his generation. In an Australian first, a comprehensive survey of 25 years of KAWS’s oeuvre,…

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Richard Jordan: Can the arts reunite the country? Maybe panto has the answer by Richard Jordan

During his time as artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse, Sam Mendes led a number of programming initiatives. The one I felt offered

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Rebooting your record collection – again by Arts Review

The world works in mysterious ways. Thirty years ago, the introduction of the compact disc and a consumer push for portability threatened to leave the sale of vinyl records in the dust. By t…

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Tracy Letts' Dark Comedy Linda Vista Begins Broadway Run by Andy Lefkowitz

Second Stage's Broadway production of Tracy Letts' new play Linda Vista begins previews on September 19 at the Helen Hayes Theatre. The New York premiere, directed by Dexter Bullard, will o…

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Marisa Tomei Returns to Broadway in The Rose Tattoo by Andy Lefkowitz

Oscar-winning stage-and-screen veteran Marisa Tomei heads back to Broadway on September 19, headlining a new revival of Tennessee Williams' Tony-winning 1951 play The Rose Tattoo. Trip Cull…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Partners in Crime: Rhonda Burchmore and Lara Mulcahy by Arts Review

Rhonda Burchmore and Lara Mulcahy may be chalk and cheese, but both are consummate entertainers, and together they’re pure magic. Their latest cabaret, Partners in Crime is a delightfully …

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If Creative Industries Have Such Great Economic Impact, Why Ain’t I Paid More? by Joe Patti

On Monday I wrote a post in which I mentioned an observation a person made about how having their state arts council organized under their state’s business development division made it dif…

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The Great Naïve Masters is a glorious Paris show exploring art’s outliers

An exhibition of the diverse work of isolated artists that are impossible to pigeonhole

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Michael Tucker's Fern Hill Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new comedy, about a group of friends living out their golden years, opens at 59E59 Theaters.

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Tracy Letts' Linda Vista Begins on Broadway September 19 by Olivia Clement

Ian Barford stars as Wheeler in the new comedy from Pulitzer Prize winner Letts.

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The Rose Tattoo, Starring Marisa Tomei and Emun Elliott, Begins on Broadway by Olivia Clement

Trip Cullman directs Tennessee Williams’ Tony-winning play, about a widow who finds passion in the arms of a new man.

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