Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Burlesque – review | Catherine Shoard by Catherine Shoard

Like the dancers on Sunset Boulevard, Burlesque knuckles down, scrubs up, and makes the goddamn best of thingsWhat do Cher and Christina Aguilera share, other than top billing in this double…

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Spotlight On...Kim Saunders by Michael Block

Name: Kim SaundersHometown: SeattleEducation: University of Virginia, B.A. English & MusicFavorite Credits: Musical Director of Peter Pan in local community theater with all five of my k…

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Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Breaking News: SIGNIFICANT OTHER Headed to Broadway's Booth Theater by BroadwayWorld

Producer Jeffrey Richards was set to bring the play to Broadway in Winter 2017, beginning performances in February and opening in March at a Shubert theatre. Now, we know where via a Tweet f…

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BWW TV: PARAMOUR Brings Old Hollywood to Bryant Park! by BroadwayWorld TV

In attendance was the cast of Paramour Ruby Lewis, Bret Shuford, Steven Gray, Blakely Slaybaugh, Sarah Meahl, Amber Pickens, Sheriden Mouawad, Justin Keats, and Raven McCrae who performed th…

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Watch Les Miz, Fiddler, Paramour at Broadway in Bryant Park by New York Theater

Below, cast members from the Broadway shows Les Miserables, Fiddler on the Roof, and Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour, as well as the Marvelous Wonderettes Off-Broadway, sing and dance duri…

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Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Significant Other, With Gideon Glick and Lindsay Mendez, Aiming for Broadway’s Booth by Adam Hetrick

Joshua Harmon’s acclaimed Off-Broadway play is targeting a February 2017 transfer to the Booth Theatre.

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Saturday, July 23, 2016 at noon (Broadway Time)

BWW TV: Find Out Which Motown Hits Get the Cast Dancing in the Street! by BroadwayWorld TV

The show features over sixty hits from the Motown catalogue, leaving just one important question- which one is the best Watch below as the cast decides

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Protected: Sample seasons list by Lorraine Treanor

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Sample seasons list appeared first on DC Theatre Scene.

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Review: ’99 – A Rock Opera’ at DC Dogs by John Stoltenberg

Musical theater and the country could use a good renegade rock musical inspired by the Occupy Movement. The demonstrations that spread across America spurred by Occupy Wall Street shared a k…

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Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Rage in Context by HowlRound

By Pearl Cleage. Play recommendations from playwright Pearl Cleage for contextualizing the current anger felt by many Americans.

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Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Joshua Henry, Amber Iman & Other Cast Members Shuffle Down Memory Lane by Jerrica White

They’ll remember syncopation.  They’ll remember them stomping feet. Well here at Broadway Black, we’ll make sure you remember more than that. Listening to “They Won&…

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The Sounds We Make by Sandi Durell

    By Marcina Zaccaria   Steve Reich’s Triple Quartet, WTC 9/11, and Different Trains bring theatrical flair to contemporary composition at this year’s Lincoln Center Fes…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/23/16- Daniel Radcliffe by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday Daniel Radcliffe Radcliffe is best known for playing the title role in all eight of the blockbuster Harry Potter films. In 2008, he made his Broadway debut to much acclaim in …

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Six Lessons I Learned from Ali Stroker by HowlRound

By Ricky Young-Howze, Ali Stroker. Ricky Young-Howze talks with actor Ali Stroker about changing people’s perceptions about performers with disabilities.

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Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Review: Joe Rogan tears himself apart, for laughs, at Civic Opera House by Zach Freeman

"I love places where it sucks in the winter," comedian Joe Rogan boomed excitedly by way of introduction as he took the stage Friday night at the Civic Opera House in a white shirt and jeans…

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Photo Flash: First Look at MAMMA MIA! at the Engeman Theater by BroadwayWorld

The John W. Engeman Theater presents MAMMA MIA Performancesrun now through Sunday, September 11, 2016, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below

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Fuse Film Interview: Penny Lane and Thom Stylinski Go “Nuts!” by Arts Fuse Editor

What are documentaries supposed do . . . and not do?

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Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Summer Festivals—and a Summer Giveaway by Broadway & Me

We're now in the midsummer of this year's theater festival season. It's the time when small companies and fledgling productions get a chance to strut their stuff. Some of these showcases, li…

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Review: ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at Theatre Lab by Alyssa Denton

The story of Jesus Christ and his Apostles is a tale as old as time, all having different meanings to each religion. The story of Jesus Christ and his Apostles is a tale as old as time, all …

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Review: Love Steals Us From Loneliness, Camden People’s Theatre by Naomi Kerrigan Asress

Walking out of Camden People’s Theatre into the frenzy that is London after spending almost 2 hours in Bridgend leaves you feeling displaced. Capturing the authenticity of this place in Wa…

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Review: How to Win Against History, Ovalhouse Theatre by Laura Gilbert

It was a packed auditorium, and a very warm evening: the perfect excuse for spectators to grumble about shared body heat and the scent of one or two undeodourised armpits. But there was no g…

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'Mamma Mia! makes its supersplashy Muny debut by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

This show feels a lot like a good ABBA concert

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Concert Review: WEST SIDE STORY (Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl) by Tony Frankel

HERE’S A PLACE FOR US When I first heard West Side Story, it was the original Broadway cast recording on my parents’ mono Magnavox console. Without the Jerome Robbins’ dire…

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A Ballerina Follows Her Parents' Leaps, Jumps and Steps

When the National Ballet of Canada’s Hannah Fischer takes the lead role in Christopher Wheeldon’s ‘The Winter’s Tale’ next week, it will be a family homecoming of sorts: her parent…

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Breaking News: ELEVATE announces 2016 programming, ELEVATE: Microcosm by Laura Relyea

ELEVATE, the downtown arts festival now in its sixth year, announced ELEVATE: Microcosm will take place from Thursday, October 13, through Friday, October 21. The announcement was made tonig…

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A celebrated production of 'Cabaret' returns to its seductive ways by Daryl H. Miller

The time is always right for a production of “Cabaret.” Its slinky songs will seduce an audience in nothing flat, and its story, about the world slipping into brutality while people are…

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Ensemble Studio Theatre Gets New Mainstage Space

For the first time in almost 50 years, New York City’s Ensemble Studio Theatre is getting a facelift. The 545–549 W. 52 St., Manhattan home will see a complete renovation, adding…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Will ‘Raise a Glass’ for ‘Drunk History’

Two pints of Sam Adams, but he’s working on three...four...five...six? Who is more well-versed on the bad blood between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr—drunk or sober—tha…

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Lemon Bay Playhouse focuses on comedy in new season by Jay Handelman

Two plays by Norm Foster and one by Neil Simon are part of the schedule... Read more »

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Broadway stars gather in Orlando for benefit concerts by Jay Handelman

Chita Rivera, Kelli O'Hara and the musical "Fun Home" bring Broadway to Orlando... Read more »

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About Face Youth Theatre’s AD HOC [HOME] runs through July 31, 2016 at Chicago Cultural Center by Michael J. Roberts

About Face Theatre is pleased to present the world premiere of AD HOC [HOME], a devised play [...]

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Azusa Productions’ World Premiere of David Alex’s EROICA Runs Through Aug 7 at Redtwist Theatre by Michael J. Roberts

Azusa Productions, in association with Redtwist Theatre, is pleased to present the world premiere of the touching family drama EROICA, [...]

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Theaters try new pricing scheme: Pay what you wish - after the show

Seeking to entice new audiences and build interest in Philadelphia theater, the Azuka Theatre will hit the boards next season with an unusual ticket strategy.

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Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Steve Martin’s cosmic comedy at the Old Globe by James Hebert

In theater, it’s a rare blessing for actors to have the luxury of the playwright’s company in the rehearsal room every day. Of course, “Sometimes they have the luxury of the playwright…

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Quick tip: ‘Buddy’ is back by James Hebert

OnStage fires up the perennially popular 1989 jukebox musical, with Noah Zuniga-Williams starring as the bespectacled rock pioneer who churned out such enduring classics as “Peggy Sue,” …

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Comic-Con: Kristin Chenoweth springs up at 'American Gods' panel

'Pushing Daisies' star reunites with Bryan Fuller for new Starz series.        

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Kristin Chenoweth Cast in ‘American Gods’ by Debra Birnbaum

It’s a “Pushing Daisies” reunion: Kristin Chenoweth has joined executive producer Bryan Fuller in his upcoming Starz series “American Gods.” The announcement wa…

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BWW's On This Day - July 23, 2016

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

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Review: Some Girl(s), The Park Theatre by Laura Peatman

To a soundtrack of mid-2000s classics, Some Girl(s) sees groom-to-be ‘Guy’ (is it a name or a moniker for all of the male sex?) on a trip across the USA to see a selection of his ex-girl…

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Review: High As Sugar, King’s Head Theatre by Laura Gilbert

High As Sugar was a play of many parts. There were musical numbers, scenes of reminiscent story-telling, conversations with unseen strangers and audience interaction. There was also parts de…

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Stars of Vaudeville #1001: Leonore Ulric by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Leonore Ulric (1892-1970). Ulric was a creature of booth stage and screen, zigzagging between both throughout her entire career. She began with midwestern stock comp…

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Stars of Vaudeville #1000: Janet Reade by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Janet Reade (Helen Dorothy Rulton, 1910-1943). Beginning as a chorus girl for Flo Ziegfeld, her lucky break was a featured part in Ballyhoo of 1930. This led to a s…

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Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Review: A Haunting, King’s Head Theatre by Holly O'Mahony

There are many interesting angles or routes a play on internet grooming and protecting teens from explicit online content could take. Why writer Nathan Lucky Wood chose to turn what could ha…

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Augustin Daly: The Man Who First Tied a Damsel to Railroad Tracks by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of pivotal American playwright, producer, and critic Augustin Daly (1838-1899). The son of a North Carolina sea captain. He moved to New York as a young child with his …

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Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Blog: why we must use the arts to tackle disenfranchisement – and turn young lives around by Steve Medlin

Ahead of Wac Art’s aerial production, InFlight From Home, their Head of Drama recalls how the centre for performing arts helped him turn around his own life – and reminds us why inclusiv…

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Brian Cox: ‘My guiltiest pleasure? Liquorice. And cannabis’ by Rosanna Greenstreet

The actor on kissing in an air-raid shelter, weight issues and best friend Billy ConnollyBorn in Dundee, Brian Cox, 70, won an Olivier in 1988 for his Titus Andronicus for the RSC. In 2001, …

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Review: Review: Pigs and Dogs (Royal Court)

Caryl Churchill's new play runs until 30 July

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Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 4am (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, 21 July 2016 by Carrie Dunn

Has it really been two decades since that definitive Lyceum production of Jesus Christ Superstar Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's collaboration is in residence at the Regent's Park Open Ai…

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Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Guest Blog: Director Rupert Hands On Musical THE SECRET GARDEN by Guest Blogger: Rupert Hands

Rupert Handsis directing 300 youngsters, making their West End debut, in a special family Spring Version of Broadway musical 'The Secret Garden' at the Ambassadors Theatre -previewing from t…

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Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Meet the Swingin’ ‘Summer Club’ Team by Henrik Eger

Discovering secrets of The Summer Club: Interviews with some of the best big band swinging performers on the East coast “Come swing with us back to an era when life was cooler, music was s…

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TONY 'N TINA'S WEDDING Holds Open Auditions in Chicago Today; Non-Actors Encouraged! by BroadwayWorld

Presented by the original New York producers, in conjunction with Chicago Theater Works, comes the return of one of Chicago's longest running, smash hit shows, TONY 'N TINA'S WEDDING, beginn…

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Chautauqua Theater's New Play Commission THE PROFANE, Starring Michael Potts, Opens Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Michael Potts, best known for his roles of Brother Mouzone in 'The Wire' and Mafala Hatimbi in The Book of Mormon, has returned to Chautauqua Theater Company CTC as Raif in CTC's THE PROFANE…

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LOOKING: THE MOVIE, Starring Jonathan Groff, Debuts on HBO Tonight by TV News Desk

Starring Jonathan Groff Tony Award nominee for 'Hamilton,' HBO's 'The Normal Heart', Frankie J. Alvarez 'Smash' and Murray Bartlett 'August', LOOKING THE MOVIE wraps up the story of three cl…

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“What did you say?” Active Listening in the Drama Classroom by Lindsay Price

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” -Stephen R. Covey How many times have you been giving instruction in class and wh…

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Saturday, July 23, 2016 at midnight (Broadway Time)

What’s Hot in London: July 16-22 by Mark Shenton

Will critics #KeeptheSecrets of Harry Potter? Plus, Amber Riley reveals a powerhouse Effie, Jesus Christ Superstar returns to London, and seats with no view at all are offered for sale for t…

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How an Entertainment Lawyer Became a Broadway Producer by Robert Viagas

John Breglio talks about making a career change if you’re “willing to take that leap.”

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Interviews: A Chorus Line Original Baayork Lee Passes Down Broadway Tradition at Hollywood Bowl

Lee hands Disney star Ross Lynch his theatrical debut with a side of theater history.

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Spotlight On...Tim Spears by Michael Block

Name: Tim SpearsHometown: San Antonio, TexasEducation: BFA ­Acting, Boston University / MFA ­ Directing, Boston UniversitySelect Credits: The Elephant Man (John Merrick, New Rep Theatre)…

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The Prince of (Sag Harbor) Egypt by Fairyprincessdiaries

The Fairy Princess is enjoying her summer – she has done several workshops (NOT LABS) and has another one coming up for a musical she has seen through 2 years of development called I S…

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EXCLUSIVE UPDATE: Seth Rudetsky, Liz Callaway, Melissa Errico Part of Televised Performance Wednesday Night at Democratic Convention by Michael Dale

Atrio of Broadway and cabaret favorites, Seth Rudetsky, Liz Callaway and Melissa Errico will be giving a televised performance Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention

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Hell’s Kitchen-Set Austin Debuts Off-Broadway Tonight by Olivia Clement

Edla Cusick’s newest work stars Thomas G. Waites and James McCaffrey as two brothers living in the Manhattan neighborhood.

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Looking Finale, Starring Jonathan Groff, Debuts Tonight by Andrew Gans

The HBO series finale also features Russell Tovey, who says he “cried his eyes out” when he read the ending of the script.

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