Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: ‘Ben Dibble: Are We There Yet? Just a Little Father(hood Cabaret)’ at the Arden Cabaret Series by Steve Cohen

Ben Dibble might be as fine a cabaret performer as anyone in that field. He is definitely the best local male cabaret performer in a field long dominated by women. He demonstrated that with …

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Music in the Classroom by Guest Author

by Gebby Smith “Music cleanses the understanding; inspires it, and lifts it into a realm which it would not reach if it were left to itself.” – Henry Ward Beecher It is no …

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Film Review: ‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast’ by Kristin Franco

On a cold New Year’s Eve in 1991, my family took part in our annual ritual of seeing a movie; this year, it was Disney’s animated take on the tale of “Beauty and the Beast.…

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Review: ‘Coriolanus’ at Lantern Theater by Tim Dunleavy

Coriolanus is one of Shakespeare’s least-performed plays – probably because it doesn’t fit easily into any of the standard Shakespearean categories. It’s a tragedy, but one without t…

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It's Miller('s) Time- A History of the Life and Works of Arthur Miller by Stage Tube

He is consideredone of the greatest playwrights of the twentieth century, and his legacy continues on Broadway this season.

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Review: Cry Havoc!

Shakespeare meets the veteran experience in Stephan Wolfert's solo show about what to do when you return from war.

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: ‘The Terrifying’ Has Paranoia and the Feeling Something’s Wrong by Ben Brantley

A monster devours your sense of security in this scream-filled Julia Jarcho evisceration of classic horror movies at Abrons Arts Center.

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Review: Chess Match No. 5

Abingdon Theatre Company gives the inscrutable work of composer John Cage a theatrical form.

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Review: ‘Deconstruction’ at The Storm Theatre Company by Deb Miller

“Who are you?” That is the philosophical question and moral issue raised in playwright Jonathan Leaf’s Deconstruction, a world-premiere three-hander (presented in conjunction with Chri…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Tangled: Keen Company’s ‘When It’s You’ by Matthew Wexler

by Samuel L. Leiter Courtney Baron’s When It’s You, the Keen Company’s latest offering, is a one-person play about a woman coming to terms with her grief. For 70 minutes, she stands o…

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Rialto Chatter: Is SWEET CHARITY on its Way to Broadway? by BroadwayWorld

The New York Post took a look at the ladies leading Broadway from behind the scenes, among which was widow of Cy Coleman, who now holds rights to SWEET CHARITY. When interviewed, Coleman was…

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When It’s You – The Keen Company by Sandi Durell

    by Michael Bracken     When It’s You, presented by The Keen Company at Theatre Row, is hardly the first play to examine the anatomy of a mass murder. But Courtney B…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Sam & Dede, or My Dinner with Andre the Giant by Darryl Reilly

Beckett lived in rural France, and his nearby neighbor, Boris Roussimoff, helped him build a cottage on his property in 1953. Beckett grew close to the family, and offered to drive Andre to…

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Review: Jay Leno at The Kennedy Center by Gina Jun

Iconic television host, celebrated comedian and 2014 Mark Twain recipient Jay Leno returned to the Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall Friday night amped to get the trifecta of St. Patrick’s D…

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Adelaide Fringe feels the love with Awards and record ticket sales by Arts Review

As the Adelaide Fringe comes to an end with the announcement of the Fringe Awards, the Festival has outdone itself again with record ticket sales for 2017 showing that the love affair betwee…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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After Record-Breaking Opening Weekend, Beauty and the Beast to Become Most Successful Movie Musical Ever by Paul Wontorek

Disney’s big-screen remake of Beauty and the Beast is on track to become the most successful live-action movie musical of all time, raking in an estimated $170 million in its opening w…

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Mulan Live-Action Remake to Include No Songs, Says Director Niki Caro by Andy Lefkowitz

Disney’s live-action update of the 1998 animated film Mulan will not feature any songs, according to an interview Moviefone conducted with director Niki Caro. Moviefone inquired with …

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Real Life Passenger of COME FROM AWAY Writes Book, Comments on Importance of Support for Refugees by BroadwayWorld

Kevin Tuerff has the unique distinction of being among those who inspired the musical COME FROM AWAY. Now he has a book to launch, and he is spreading the word about the importance of taking…

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Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats with Three-Time Tony-Nominee Rebecca Luker by Behind The Curtain

The hills are alive with the warmth and wit of three time Tony nominee Rebecca Luker. Best known for her appearances in THE SECRET GARDEN, SHOW BOAT, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, MARY POPPINS, and FU…

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Director of Live-Action MULAN Says No Songs Are Anticipated by BroadwayWorld

In an interview with Niki Caro, director of the upcoming live-action MULAN, Moviefone learned that the film is not currently going to include any musical numbers.

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Enchants at the Box Office Breaking March Opening Records by BroadwayWorld

According to Entertainment Weekly, Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is living up to expectations with excellent box office figures. In its opening weekend the film made 170 million …

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Wired For War: Cry Havoc! by Jk Clarke

        by Samuel L. Leiter     Stephan Wolfert’s Cry Havoc! is a deeply impressive one-person play about the horrors of war. It isn’t, however, so much an …

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THE AGE OF REPURPOSING by Matt Windman

The film remake of Beauty and the Beast is sure to be a multiplex hit, but it doesn t really improve on the original.

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Liza Minnelli and Michael Feinstein are Having (and Performing) a 'Great Day' by BroadwayWorld

Liza Minnelli and Michael Feinstein are two of Broadway's most recognizable figures, and their friendship and frequent collaborations are always a joy to witness. The two took to Facebook re…

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Will Come From Away win a Tony? It’s too soon to tell​ by J. Kelly Nestruck

It’s way too early to talk about Come from Away’s prospects at the Tony Awards in June – but let’s do it anyway.

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Will Come From Away win a Tony? Here's its biggest competition by J. Kelly Nestruck

It’s way too early to talk about Come from Away’s prospects at the Tony Awards in June – but let’s do it anyway.

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Kate Miller-Heidke at Sydney Opera House by Blouin Artinfo

The Sydney Opera House will witness a performance by classically trained and versatile Kate Miller-Heidke, Australian singer-songwriter and actress, who presents her hits in h…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Sean Dixon's 'The Orange Dot' makes simple premise remarkable: review by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

The play takes a seemingly plain idea and both fulfils and defies expectations, leaving audience members with something to think about.

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Trompe-la-Mort at the Palais Garnier: a pithy, gripping opera

Opera National de Paris presents two engrossing hours of avarice, politics, sex, gossip, blackmail and graft

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Crystal Pite’s Flight Pattern at the Royal Opera House, London — profoundly moving

The choreographer’s latest piece is a powerful evocation of fleeing hordes of humanity

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Filthy Business, Hampstead Theatre, London — a blistering central role

Sarah Kestelman gives a definitive performance as the fearsome matriarch in this family drama

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A quirky Fidelio at the Metropolitan Opera, New York

Everyone gesticulated with gusto in Jürgen Flimm’s revived production of Beethoven’s opera

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Review: Love vs. science in Stoppard's 'The Hard Problem' at Court Theatre by Chris Jones

Next time you're accused of being selfish, try this Stoppardian rejoinder: Darwin really doesn't do sentimental. Or try putting it another way: We're all hard-wired to be out for ourselves. …

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Review: Phantom Pain (Organic Theater Company) by Lauren Whalen

Chicago playwright Barbara Lhota's world premiere Phantom Pain could have been a nuanced portrayal of friendship, race and privilege, but instead is unfortunately a thin one-dimensional ploy…

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John Pollono's Rules for Seconds World Premieres in Los Angeles by Patrick Pizzolorusso

Directed by Jo Bonney, the dark comedy is the first work to come out of The Tremblors collective.

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Oregon Shakespeare Festival Season Includes a Same-Sex ‘Oklahoma!’ by Ryan Burleson

Among the festival’s 2018 offerings are a record five plays by women and a version of ‘Oklahoma!’ with same-sex couples in leading roles.

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BWW Review: Jo Lampert Is Stellar In David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE by Michael Dale

Who is she Where did she come from These are questions likely to pass through the minds of Off-Broadway's regular attendees while witnessing Jo Lampert's stellar performance as the title cha…

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“Alabama Story” To Get Tennessee Premiere in 2018 at Clarence Brown Theatre by Kenneth Jones

The Southeastern premiere of Alabama Story by Kenneth Jones will be presented by the Clarence Brown Theatre, the resident Equity company of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville in Januar…

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Review: ‘A Night with Jackie Moms Mabley’ at Germano’s Piattini by William Powell

Legendary entertainer Loretta Mary Aiken, aka Jackie “Moms” Mabley saw and endured a lot in her 81 years. Born in 1894 in Brevard, North Carolina, Aiken saw racial, sexual and political …

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Review: Gentle (TUTA Theatre) by Lauren Whalen

Gentle doesn’t appear to have much of a point, nor does it dig especially deep into its antihero’s psyche. Thankfully, the material is elevated through stellar production values and firs…

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On the Couch with Graeme Macfarlane by Arts Review

Who is Graeme Macfarlane? I am a human ‘being’. That is being a father, a singer, a friend and so much more. I am so many things and many more at once. I am a boy from suburbia w…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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A City: Greg MacArthur’s thoughtful blurring of fact and fiction by Brad Wheeler

The world-premiering A City is the second in a trilogy of plays inspired by real-life collaborators in three different Canadian cities

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Gyllenhaal & Ashford in SUNDAY: Delirious Joyfulness by Rick Pender

  New York City Center’s Sunday in the Park with George on Broadway (Feb. 11-April 23, 2017) Every once in a rare while, the theater rewards us with a kind of transcendent experie…

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Live Soundtrack Series Shoots and Scores – Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks by Sandi Durell

  by Marilyn Lester   Kudos to The Town Hall for a new family show series, Shoots and Scores, pairing classic silent film to live music – just as it was back in the day. This fir…

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Broadway Originals of This Season’s Revivals by New York Theater

Below are scenes from the original productions of the 11 Broadway plays and musicals that are being revived, for the second, fifth, or 16th time, this season on Broadway. Click on any photog…

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Jason Kander Strikes Back at Richard Spencer's Use of Song from CABARET by BroadwayWorld

Richard Spencer, founder of the 'Alt-Right' movement is no one's favorite person, especially as he continually harasses Democrats on Twitter. In a recent exchange reporter and columnist Eli …

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Review: Yamato — Chousensha – The Challengers, The Peacock, Sadler’s Wells by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Founded in 1993 by Masa Ogawa, Yamato are a troupe of sixteen Japanese drummers. Based in Asuka, Japan, their artistry is centred around the Taiko, a traditional musical instrument. The comp…

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Review: The Machine Stops, Jacksons Lane Theatre by Calum McIntosh

E.M. Forster’s The Machine Stops is adapted for the stage by Neil Duffield and relates to humanity’s growing reliance on technology. The audience are taken into a dystopian world, ye…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: ‘Ironbound’ at Simpatico Theatre by Celeste Mann

Her face is banged up and she lights a small votive candle before saying a prayer. Although it is freezing, she has created a makeshift bed outside using her white parka as a mattress and an…

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Review: Urinetown (BoHo Theatre) by Catey Sullivan

Boho Theatre’s budget may be small compared to the well-oiled musical theater machines found elsewhere in Chicago, but make no mistake, their production of Urinetown packs a mighty punch. …

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2017-2018 DC area Theatre Season at a Glance by Lorraine Treanor

See why the DC region is one of the busiest theatre hubs in the United States.      Lots of seasons still to be announced. We’ll keep this page updated so that you can watch…

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BWW Review: THREESOME, UNION Theatre by Gary Naylor

Threesome is often crude, sometimes boldly empowering and occasionally shows a glimpse of something more sophisticated emerging, but ultimately falls a little short on laughs.

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Jimmy Breslin Dies: Quintessential New York Columnist Was 88 by Jeremy Gerard

UPDATE 11:30 with more information throughout. Jimmy Breslin, the influential, combative and often-imitated New York City newspaper journalist, died today at 88. His death was reported in hi…

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Native American Voices at The Autry by Tracey Paleo

Native Voices at the Autry Museum in Los Angeles, CA is giving a loud voice to the stories of Native American people in Fairly Traceable a romantic dramedy, currently being presented as a wo…

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Annaleigh Ashford Talks Relevance of SUNDAY and Children and Art by BroadwayWorld

Following its four night concert, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE jumped into a limited Broadway run and has made a paint splash in the theatre community. Star Annaleigh Ashford says she has …

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THE BAD SEED – Brockley Jack Studio Theatre by Laura Kressly

Rhoda is the picture-perfect 1950s American child. Obedient, clever and helpful, she is a dream for any parent. But after the death of a classmate who won the penmanship medal Rhoda coveted,…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Sony Xperia E Review by Brahim

The Sony Xperia E is one of the smallest members of the Xperia clan . Its lightweight frame gives the impression of a stripped down interior, but don’t be fooled …

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Review: Texture Contemporary Ballet ends season with introspective program by Jane Vranish / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The title for Texture Contemporary Ballet’s latest program may have been “Velocity,” but it mostly centered on introspection, emotion and the mystical, all carefully prepared.

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Flight Pattern, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, London, review: It has immense scale and ambition by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

The Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite creates her first work for The Royal Ballet - the first woman to make a main stage work for the company in 18 years

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Cinematic version of Stratford's Macbeth adds exciting perspectives: review by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

We get closer to Ian Lake's Macbeth, Krystin Pellerin's Lady Macbeth and other deeply felt acting on movie screen.

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BWW Exclusive: TAILS OF BROADWAY- Meet Ariana DeBose's Feline Friends, Freddy and Izzy! by Jessica Fallon Gordon

In this edition, meet A BRONX TALE star Ariana DeBose's feline friends, Izzy and Freddy

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This Week on Broadway for March 19, 2017: Rick Pender (Everything Sondheim), Come From Away by James Marino

Jena Tesse Fox, James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk with Rick Pender, the Executive Editor and Publisher of Everything Sondheim. We review Come From Away, Anything Goes @ Musicals To…

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Gender-Bending Debate Play ‘Her Opponent’ to Open Off Broadway by Sara Aridi

What if Trump and Clinton’s genders were swapped? Previews of the re-enactment of the 2016 debates will come to the Theater Center on Wednesday.

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PASSING BY – The Albany by Daniel Perks

Chris Davis directs Martin Sherman’s Passing By as part of the Stomping Ground Festival, a Young Director’s training programme set up by StoneCrabs Theatre Company. Simon (Adrian Quinton…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Photo Coverage: Gingold Theatrical Group's GOLDEN SHAMROCK GALA Honors Tyne Daly by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Gingold Theatrical Group, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, honored Tony and Emmy-winning actress and GTGProject Shaw alum Tyne Daly at its annual Golden Sham…

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James Monroe Iglehart Revisits His Friends in Agrabah by BroadwayWorld

James Monroe Iglehart, the iconic originator of The Genie in ALADDIN, recently stepped down from the role that earned him a Tony in 2014. The actor will soon be joining the Broadway cast of …

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FROM DOWN UNDER: Faster by Simon Parris

Created by choreographer David Bintley and his creative team in anticipation of the 2012 London Olympics, Faster is a real crowd pleaser. The piece has even more scope to be popular here giv…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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What are We Watching? What are We Teaching? Preparing Acting Students for the New Golden Age by Abigail@howlround.com (avega)

By Welker White. As filmed work continues to make advancements in both artistic value and employment opportunities, educator and actor Welker White asks what responsibility training programs…

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Nine Favorite Chuck Berry Covers by Trav S.D.

Rock in Peace, Chuck Berry! I have little to add to the tribute I wrote in 2010, except 90 is a damn good run, Rudolph. One good measure of the value of a songwriter is the number and qualit…

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The Arts on the Stamps of the World — March 19 by Doug Briscoe

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

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Jazz Review: Jason Anick and Jason Yeager — A “United” Front by Arts Fuse Editor

Jason Anick, on violin and mandolin, and Jason Yeager, on piano, showed off just how exhilarating it can be to kick down musical walls.

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NOTFLIX – King’s Head by Ian Foster

The company to get me over myself were Waiting for the Call, the "original all-female long-form musical improv team", and their promise of a unique blend of comedy, improv and musical group …

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Normal review – drama about real-life serial killer questions the nature of sanity by Guardian Staff

Styx, LondonEmma Baggott leads an astute, clever revival of Anthony Neilson’s play about the 1920s killer known as the ‘Düsseldorf vampire’Like many people, Justus Wehner (Corey Monta…

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MY COUNTRY Dorfman, SE1 then touring by Libby Purves

BREXIT MEANS… A BIT OF A DOG’S BREAKFAST   Rufus Norris of the National Theatre is to be applauded for taking on the post-referendum mood, and making an honest stab at under…

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YANK! – Manchester by Kristy Stott

Stu (Scott Hunter) is a 19-year-old who is drafted into the army and immediately becomes the outsider. Stu is soon whisked away from the front line when he has a chance encounter with a phot…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Project Polunin Sadler's Wells, London, review: Given the stop-start nature of Polunin's recent history, it's a relief to find him in e by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

The Russian dancer Sergei Polunin, the enfant terrible of dance, who walked out of The Royal Ballet, joins up with Natalia Osipova, to showcase new works for his project

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WASTED – The Albany by Daniel Perks

Kapila directs Kate Tempest’s Wasted as part of the Stomping Ground Festival, a Young Director’s training programme set up by StoneCrabs Theatre Company. Charlotte (Chioma Anyanwu), Ted …

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Coming of age and dance combine in Boys With Cars by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Encores of Nicolas Billon’s Butcher and Salvatore Antonio’s S h e e t s also in this week's Top Ticket.

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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BWW's On This Day - March 19, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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President Trump Says 'Absolutely Not' to Attending COME FROM AWAY on Broadway by Stage Tube

Would he jet to New York at the invitation of Canada's progressive hero, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, to attend a Broadway performance of Come From Away, a musical that showcases the gener…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:42AM

Climb On The Raft With Huck And Jim In Slow Burn’s Big River by Bill Hirschman

Classic American values of friendship, tolerance, freedom and a sense of subversive independence are lovingly and joyously resurrected in Slow Burn Theatre Company’s Big River, a revival-l…

Linked From Florida Theater On Stage at 08:36AM

The Roman Tragedies review – Ivo van Hove's magnificent take on the spectacle of politics by Lyn Gardner

Barbican, LondonThe condensed staging of Coriolanus, Julius Caesar, and Antony and Cleopatra is as electrifying and relevant as ever Hans Kesting is about to give his funeral oration as Mark…

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Sousatzka stars bond on and off the stage by Bruce Demara - Entertainment Reporter

Broadway veteran Victoria Clark and relative newcomer Jordan Barrow are the stars of Sousatzka.

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THE ROMAN TRAGEDIES – Barbican by Ian Foster

Eight years ago, I'd barely started to blog, I didn't know who Ivo van Hove was, Andrew Haydon didn't know who I was, it was an altogether simpler time. And I'd be hard pressed to tell you e…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Limehouse asks both ‘what if?’ and ‘why not now?’ Urgent questions by Terri Paddock

Steve Waters’ Limehouse is as much a rallying call as a play: a rallying call for those of us left politically homeless by Jeremy Corbyn’s failed Labour Party. It takes its name from the…

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Look Back at the Original Production of Miss Saigon by Hannah Vine

The revival began previews March 1 at the Broadway Theatre—the same playhouse where the original Broadway production opened in 1991.

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LOW LEVEL PANIC – Orange Tree by Ian Foster

Dialogue heavy but conversationally acute, we eavesdrop on these women in their bathroom, sharing confidences, fantasies, stories of what it is like to be a woman in a society that continual…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Quizzes: Test your theatre knowledge: Music legends on stage

From Frankie Valli to Michael Jackson, how well will you do in this week's quiz?

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Meet the ‘fierce’ heiresses wielding unchecked power on Broadway by Michael Riedel

Broadway has always been a boys’ club. Sure, there are some powerful female producers — Daryl Roth (“Kinky Boots”), Lynne Meadow (the head of the Manhattan Theatre Club) and Fran Wei…

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Sunday Funnies: Comedy at 54 by Jk Clarke

        by JK Clarke   Let’s say it’s late on a Sunday night, you don’t want the weekend to end and are hankering for a few laughs. A new show in cabaret venue…

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How driving ambulances during World War I inspired Hemingway by Michael Riedel

When it comes to visionaries, give war a chance. Several major artists and innovators of the 20th century served as volunteer ambulance drivers during World War I, shaping their experiences …

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Limehouse at Donmar Warehouse by Emma Clarendon

Here is what critics have been saying about the new play from Steve Waters, directed by Polly Findlay, starring by Tom Goodman-Hill and Roger Allam.

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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My Country: A Work in Progress review – a laudable but limp look at Brexit Britain by Susannah Clapp

Dorfman, London Rufus Norris and Carol Ann Duffy’s verbatim drama includes a variety of voices but is already out of date in our bitterly divided nationOne of Rufus Norris’s aims since h…

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My Brilliant Friend review – intensity wins through by Susannah Clapp

Rose theatre, Kingston upon ThamesCatherine McCormack and Niamh Cusack ignite April De Angelis’s five-hour staging of Elena Ferrante’s Neopolitan sagaWhat a nerve. To think that Elena Fe…

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Royal Ballet triple bill review – five stars for Crystal Pite by Luke Jennings

Royal Opera House, LondonThe Canadian choreographer cuts to the heart with the Royal Ballet’s first new work by a female dance-maker in 18 yearsThe Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite is o…

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THE END OF ALL MIRACLES – The Albany by Daniel Perks

Fernanda Mandagará directs Paulo Santoro’s The End Of All Miracles as part of the Stomping Ground Festival, a Young Director’s training programme set up by StoneCrabs Theatre Company. S…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Lindsey Ferrentino: ‘I’m interested in telling big political stories’ by Interview By Nick Curtis

The US writer on her award-winning play Ugly Lies the Bone, growing up in a space shuttle town, and adjusting to life with a British cast and directorLindsey Ferrentino, 28, was born in Flor…

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Rachel De-lahay: ‘Being a brown woman is political in itself’ by Interview By Kate Kellaway

The British playwright on changing ‘normal’, holding an audience and getting white people to give a damnRachel De-lahay, 33, has made her name with award-winning plays on subjects as div…

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The Miser review – a Molière mugfest by Susannah Clapp

Garrick, London Heavily laboured jokes sink Griff Rhys Jones and Lee Mack in this 17th-century comedy of mannersIt may be that, all unwittingly, I have had a farsectomy. I – mostly – app…

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Project Polunin review – a ballet rebel lost in ego by Luke Jennings

Sadler’s Wells, LondonSergei Polunin’s new triple bill tries to find a way forward outside a traditional career – but extracurricular activities have taken a visible tollSince 2012, wh…

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Local Theater and Restaurant Reviewer and Cable TV Host and Producer Rich Massabny Has Passed Away by Joel Markowitz

I have lost a mentor and a colleague. Rich Massabny has died and my heart is broken. Opening nights were always a joy for me when Rich Massabny, with his big smile and a strong handshake, wo…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Exclusive Photos: HAMILTON's Christine Allado Holds Solo Concert in Manila by Oliver Oliveros

Recently announced to play the roles of Peggy Schuyler and Maria Reynolds in the upcoming West End production of the Broadway smash Hamilton, Christine Allado, who was recently seen in the r…

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Riverside Center For The Performing Arts’ ‘Saturday Night Live’ Plays Through May 7th by Guest Author

The Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg, Virginia is excited to present the disco musical, Saturday Night Fever starring Michael Notardonato as Tony Manero. Located at…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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St. Louis Symphony Chorus and Orchestra perform a different kind of Passion by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

They'll take Adams' 'The Gospel According to the Other Mary' to Carnegie Hall

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Elaine Stritch obituary by Mark Lawson

Feisty, quick-witted actor and singer acclaimed as the 'first lady of Broadway'• From Sondheim to 30 Rock: Stritch's career in clips• Stritch interview: 'I'm a do-it-myself kind of broad…

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Interviews: From Engineering Student to "The Engineer": Jon Jon Briones' Journey With Miss Saigon

Briones makes his Broadway debut in an iconic musical-theater role — one that he's been playing since 1994.

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The Present, Starring Cate Blanchett, Ends Broadway Run March 19 by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement, which marks the Oscar winner's Broadway debut, plays the Barrymore.

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Mad Men Star and Broadway Regular Bryan Batt Describes the Ultimate Vacation for Theatre Fans by Bryan Batt

The La Cage aux Folles, Sunset Boulevard, and Cats star is convinced there’s nothing else like it for theatre devotees.

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How Encores! Music Director Pieced Cole Porter’s Lost Musical, The New Yorkers, Back Together by Olivia Clement

The behind-the-scenes details of City Center’s “biggest and most creative reconstruction job.”

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Why You Can’t Forget New York Philharmonic Maestro Arturo Toscanini by Edward Lovett

Watch footage of Toscanini on tour circa 1930 and more as the New York Philharmonic digs into his archives to celebrate the titan’s 150th birthday.

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