Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: ‘Indecent’ at the Cort Theatre by Richard Seff

Playwright Paula Vogel has been writing plays for almost forty years, in which she has dealt with issues that fueled her life. She’s been particularly interested in exploring the need …

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Review: Groundhog Day at August Wilson Theatre by Rafi Mittlefehldt

Hidden depth surprises in the funny and poignant adaptation of Groundhog Day. The post Review: Groundhog Day at August Wilson Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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She's Back Where She Belongs! Bette Midler Takes Her Comedic Opening Night Bow by BroadwayWorld

The new Broadway production ofMichael StewartandJerry Herman's masterpieceHello, Dolly, starring legendary performer Bette Midler, directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaksand chore…

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On the Couch with Chelsea Gibb by Arts Review

Who is Chelsea Gibb? I am… Passionate about my family, all things health and fitness (with a dash of smoochy food on the side), cooking, acting and singing and striving to be the best …

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Jennifer Damiano and Jessica Phillips to Lead Goodspeed’s Deathless by Adam Hetrick

The Zack Zadek musical about a bittersweet family road trip with a futuristic twist will be directed by Tina Landau.

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‘Hello, Dolly!’ review by Charles Isherwood

A lot of merchandise is for sale in the lobby of the Shubert Theatre, where Bette Midler stars in the highly anticipated, or, really, let’s make that breathlessly awaited revival of “Hel…

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Review: Bette Midler in "Hello, Dolly!" by Brian Scott Lipton

Bette Midler delivers an all-stops-out, look-at-me performance for the ages.

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Review: ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Is Bright, Brassy and All Bette by Ben Brantley

In this rose-colored revival of the 1964 war horse “Hello, Dolly!,” Bette Midler provides a dazzling lesson in star power

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'Hello Dolly!' review: Singing Bette Midler's praises in a happy show

If there were such a thing as a happiness meter at the Shubert Theatre these days, where, oh, where would that be placed? The obvious position is in the audience, where fans of "Hello, Dolly…

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Photo Flash: ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND Digs Deep at The Vaults by Roy Tan

Les Enfants Terribles invite you to that very place with Alice's Adventures Underground. Only it's not just Alice's adventure, it's yours

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‘No Way To Treat A Lady,’ About A Serial Killer Is Just A Light Musical Comedy — Really by Bill Hirschman

There have been few musicals about a homicidal maniac. As far as peppy musical comedies with the accent on comedy, there’s only been one about a schizophrenic serial killer, No Way To Trea…

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Cast announced for Victorian premiere of Lin Manual Miranda’s 21 Chump St by Matt Edwards

Lin-Manuel Miranda is musical theatre’s hottest commodity these days, and Australian audiences will have the chance to see some of his work live this June. Pursued by Bear today announ…

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Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler – review at Shubert Theatre, New York – ‘sumptuous’ by Mark Shenton

Nearly 50 years since Bette Midler performed in the original Broadway run of Fiddler on the Roof, she is back on Broadway

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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In & Of Itself - A question of who we are and what we see by Noreply@blogger.com (judd Hollander)

Reviewed by Judd HollanderBefore taking their seats in the Darryl Roth Theatre, audience members come face-to-face with a wall of cards. The different offerings listing various life choices.…

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Review: Hello, Dolly!

Bette Midler stars in the Broadway revival of the beloved Jerry Herman-Michael Stewart musical comedy.

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Need Orthopedic Surgery? Contact Dr. Greg Finch by Rino16

Orthopedic surgeries are done to help alleviate pain, increase range-of-motion and improve your quality of life. Although there are a large number of different orthopedic surgeries that can …

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#EduHam: Inspiring Young Minds Through the Power of ‘Hamilton’ by Bob Bullen

Perhaps you’ve heard about a little show taking the world over by storm. And Chicago is lucky enough to have it, eight nights a week for the foreseeable future, at the PrivateBank Theatre.…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Opera Atelier’s Medea wreaks havoc in vengeance-filled show by Trish Crawford

Scorned sorceress destroys all with her vengeance in Marc-Antoine Charpentier opera, opening April 22 at Elgin Theatre.

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Bette Midler and 'Hello, Dolly!' are a perfect match. Don't tell me you're surprised. by Peter Marks

With David Hyde Pierce's Horace Vandergelder as her humorous mark, Midler's Dolly hits a bull's eye.

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Broadway Review: Bette Midler Is A Perfect Match For ‘Hello Dolly!’ by Jeremy Gerard

Like mortarboards on graduation day and lizards in Little Orphan Annie, happy critics tend to fling words in the air, leap into paroxysms of ecstasy and throw caution to the wind when somet…

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'Hello, Dolly!': Theater Review

Bette Midler returns to Broadway in her first musical role in 50 years, headlining opposite David Hyde Pierce in a sumptuous revival of the classic Jerry Herman musical, 'Hello, Dolly!'read …

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This Week in L.A. Theatre by Julio Martinez

IN THE NEWS Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie has announced separate co-commissioning partnerships with four internationally renowned theatres. Chicago’s Go…

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Video: Alan Menken’s epic medley will blow your mind (all his hits in 10 mins) by Maddi Ostapiw

Earlier this week, a small group of entertainment journalists were invited to take part in a closed question and answer session with legendary composer Alan Menken. Held ahead of AladdinR…

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'Hello, Dolly!' on Broadway: All stand for Bette Midler by Chris Jones

As the redoubtable Bette Midler seamlessly transitioned from the perils of a chronic onstage coughing fit to the received joy of yet another standing ovation the other night, United Airlines…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Bette Midler is the Oldest Dolly Levi Ever in “Hello, Dolly!” By Several Years– Including Ethel Merman, Carol Channing, Pearl Bailey and Ruth Go by Roger Friedman

Bette Midler opens tonight in “Hello, Dolly!” on Broadway. This isn’t a review because there are no press seats except for the Categories: Featured Theater(Read more...)

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‘Hello, Dolly!’ proves Bette Midler’s genius by Johnny Oleksinski

The hottest show on Broadway is sold out every single night. There is a thrilling standing ovation smack dab in the middle of the second act. And normal people are paying nearly $800 a pop t…

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Review Roundup: HELLO, DOLLY! Brings Bette Midler Back to Broadway - Updating Live! by Review Roundups

The new Broadway production of Michael StewartandJerry Herman's masterpieceHello, Dolly, starring legendary performerBette Midler, has quickly become the hottest ticket of the year. Directed…

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Meet the Queens! Lady Liberty Semifinals Round 1! by Michael Block

Lady Liberty is in their FOURTH CYCLE! So who is competing to snatch the crown in the first semifinal round? It's time to meet the Queens. Check them out Friday, April 21st at the Ace Hotel.…

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Fighting Failure, Twice Over: What’s Next for Cabrillo Music Theatre? by Jenny Lower

by JENNY LOWER Cabrillo Music Theatre — a family-friendly musical theater company based in the upscale suburb of Thousand Oaks, California, for more than two decades — announced in M…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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TV Land Renews Sutton Foster-Led YOUNGER for Fifth Season by TV News Desk

TV Land has renewed its most-watched and critically acclaimed comedies, YOUNGER which has been named 'one of the juiciest comfort-watches' by BuzzFeed and TEACHERS, which The Hollywood Rep…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:56PM

The Philanthropist review – Lily Cole and Matt Berry star in smart college comedy by Michael Billington

Trafalgar Studios, LondonSimon Callow directs a starry young cast in a revival of Christopher Hampton’s astonishing 70s play about academic havocChristopher Hampton’s comedy of academic …

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Read the Reviews for Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly! by Ryan McPhee

Midler takes on the iconic role of Dolly Gallagher Levi in the highly anticipated revival.

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HELLO, DOLLY! - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

The real news about the slam-bang revival of Hello, Dolly! that just opened at the Shubert isn't what you think.

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Sunday in the Park with George Revival, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Annaleigh Ashford, to Receive Cast Album; Production Recoups! by Andy Lefkowitz

The new Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George, featuring Jake Gyllenhaal as George and Annaleigh Ashford as Dot, will be preserved on a cast recording set for release this summe…

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Rebecca Faulkenberry of Groundhog Day by Broadway.com

Rebecca Faulkenberry stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about Groundhog Day and more with Paul Wontorek.

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What Does The Fox Say? Cynthia Nixon, Laura Linney And More Figure Out These Foxes On The Opening Night Of The Little Foxes by Broadway.com

Cynthia Nixon, Laura Linney and the cast and friends of The Little Foxes try to identify famous foxes with Matt Rodin on opening night in the newest Red Carpet Challenge.

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Odds & Ends: Younger Renewed for Fifth Season, Mayor De Blasio Announces “Dolly Day” & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Younger Renewed for Fifth Season Before Fourth Season Begins TV Land’s Younger is getting older. And we couldn’t…

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Marie Chouinard’s take on Bosch is beautifully unsettling by Martha Schabas

Canadian choreographer Marie Chouinard crafts a dance/theatre piece based on Hieronymous Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delights

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Goonie by Steven Morris

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

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The Philanthropist review at Trafalgar Studios, London – ‘cynical and careless’ by Natasha Tripney

While there’s a measure of wit to Christopher Hampton’s 1969 play The Philanthropist, Simon Callow’s production conspires to hide it. This is

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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TV News: Sutton Foster-Led TV Series Younger Is Renewed for Season 5

Darren Star's TV Land dramedy receives another 12-episode order.

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Music News: Jake Gyllenhaal- and Annaleigh Ashford-Led Sunday Revival to Receive Cast Album

The musical will be recorded later this month.

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Jake Gyllenhaal-Led SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Will Get Cast Recording by BroadwayWorld

The producers of the hit Broadway revival of New York City Center's production Sunday in the Park with George starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford, announced today that the show wi…

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Stephen Colbert to Host Elevator Repair Service's 2017 Gala; Steve Martin, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Debra Monk and More to Attend! by BroadwayWorld

On May 22nd, 2017 Stephen Colbert will host a star-studded gala, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Obie-Award winning theater ensemble, Elevator Repair Service.

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Photo Coverage: Second Stage Theater Gets Ready for Its Inaugural Broadway Season by Jennifer Broski

Earlier this week, Second Stage Theater Carole Rothman, Artistic Director Casey Reitz, Executive Director announced productions for its inaugural Broadway season at the historic Hayes Theate…

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Sing Out, Louise! George Takei's ALLEGIANCE to Arrive in Los Angeles in 2018 by BroadwayWorld

East West Players EWP and Japanese American Cultural amp Community Center JACCC haveannounced the Los Angeles premiere of the Broadway musical Allegiance, which had its 2012 world premiere i…

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THE PHILANTHROPIST Trafalgar Studios SW1 by Libby Purves and Friends

A WINDOW ON AN IVORY TOWER…     Full disclosure: I bought a ticket for an early preview, because press night was my husband’s birthday but I couldn’t resist checking out Chr…

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Follow Michael Benz Through The Little Foxes' Opening Night by Hannah Vine

Get an inside look at a Broadway opening from pre-show to party.

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‘Sunday in the Park with George’ Revival Announces Cast Recording by Matthew Wexler

The producers of the hit Broadway revival of New York City Center’s productionSunday in the Park with George starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford, announced today that the show w…

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How Second Stage Plans to Change the Face of Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Helen Hayes Theatre will be exclusively dedicated to living playwrights, with aims to attract a younger, more diverse audience.

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InterAct Announces 2017-18 Season of New Plays by American Theatre Editors

The Philly theatre will present world premieres by A. Rey Pamatmat and Fin Kennedy.

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Second Stage Theatre Announces Broadway Season; See Pics of Kenneth Lonergan & More by Broadway.com

Second Stage Theatre's Artistic Director Carole Rothman announced the company’s inaugural season on Broadway at the renovated Helen Hayes Theatre on April 20. As previously re…

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Sunday in the Park with George Revival, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Annaleigh Ashford, to Receive Cast Album by Andy Lefkowitz

The new Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George, featuring Jake Gyllenhaal as George and Annaleigh Ashford as Dot, will be preserved on a cast recording by Warner Music Group. Th…

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Sunday in the Park with George, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Will Be Preserved on a Cast Recording by Ryan McPhee

The production, which also stars Annaleigh Ashford, will conclude its run April 23.

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Theater News: Constantine Maroulis, Ciara Renée, and More Join Jesus Christ Superstar

The Little Mermaid also fills out its summer cast of Broadway favorites at the Muny.

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Jessie Mueller and Christopher Jackson Will Go Pop at Carnegie Hall by Robert Viagas

Broadway stars will help the New York Pops celebrate James Taylor, Carole King, and others.

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The Muny's THE LITTLE MERMAID Finds Its Full Company! by BroadwayWorld

The Muny announced today its full cast and design teams for Disney's The Little Mermaid, the second production of its 99th season, which plays June 20-29. Disney's The Little Mermaid is prou…

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Photo Coverage: Inside the Announcement of the 2017 Drama League Awards Nominees! by Walter McBride

Tony Award-winners Patina Miller Pippin and Bebe Neuwirth Chicago announced the 2017 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, O…

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Talk Review: ‘An Evening with David Sedaris’ at Strathmore Music Center by Kristin Franco

“My family isn’t really all that different from anyone else’s. Well, maybe they’re a bit more entertaining.” David Sedaris’ assertion is quite right ̵…

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Theater News: After Show's Opening, New York City to Deem April 21 Dolly Day

The Big Apple says hello to Bette Midler and the new revival of Hello, Dolly!

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Barry Manilow: ‘I cannot spot a hit song — even if I write it’ by Michael Riedel

In 1976, just as his career as a pop superstar was taking off, Barry Manilow moved into an apartment in the San Remo on Central Park West. His neighbor was Broadway’s Fred Ebb, the lyricis…

Linked From The New York Post at 04:58PM

Chicago Theatre Workshop's 'Little Miss Sunshine' cast announced by Morgan Greene

Chicago Theatre Workshop announced the cast of the Chicago premiere of "Little Miss Sunshine" Thursday. The production stars Sophie Kaegi as Olive Hoover with Greg Foster as Richard, Sharyon…

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McCarter Theatre Center Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will include the world premiere of a new play by Christopher Durang.

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Daniel’s Husband by David Kaufman

Matthew Montelongo is particularly effective in conveying Mitchell’s anti-marriage convictions, only to make us feel Mitchell’s subsequent anguish. Anna Holbrook is also outstanding as t…

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Tomorrow Is 'Dolly Day' in New York City in Honor of HELLO, DOLLY! Broadway Opening by BroadwayWorld

To commemorate tonight's official opening of Hello, Dolly starring Bette Midler on Broadway, Mayor Bill de Blasio will officially proclaim tomorrow, Friday, April 21, 'Dolly Day' in New York…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:48PM

Interview: A Q & A with Laurel Mill Playhouse’s ‘H.M.S. Pinafore’ Producer and Cast: Part One: Maureen Rogers and Tania Rosa Bindhoff-Friesw by Susan Brall

Laurel Mill Playhouse is presenting Gilbert and Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore from April 28-May 21, 2017 at the Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main Street, Laurel MD. H.M.S. Pinafore; or, The Lass T…

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Obituary: Derek Benfield by Gavin Gaughan

Derek Benfield, who has died aged 82, successfully combined the career of a character actor with that of a prolific boulevard playwright. Most familiar from appearances on television in The …

Linked From The Guardian at 04:42PM

New York City Mayor Honors Bette Midler With April 21 ‘Dolly Day’ Proclamation by Adam Hetrick

The proclamation from Mayor Bill de Blasio celebrates Bette Midler's opening night in the Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly!

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The Toxic Avenger to Transfer to London’s Arts Theatre by Mark Shenton

The production originally seen in Southwark Playhouse in 2016 will also play a season at the Edinburgh Festival in August.

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Mayor Bill De Blasio Proclaims April 21 “Dolly Day” In Gotham by Jeremy Gerard

OK, so he’s a day late, if not a dolly short: On the eve of the most ballyhooed Broadway opening of the season, Mayor Bill de Blasio proclaimed tomorrow – Friday, April 21 –…

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‘A Quick 5’ with Nikkole Salter by Mark Beachy

Nikkole Salter is starring as Lady Macbeth in Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of “Macbeth,” playing from April 25th through May 28th.  Born in Los Angeles, she is…

Linked From mdtheatreguide.com at 04:12PM

Michael Shannon-Led SIMPATICO, Christopher Durang Debut and More Set for McCarter in 2017-18 by BroadwayWorld

McCarter Theatre Center Artistic Directorand Resident Playwright Emily Mann ispleased to announce the lineup for the upcoming 2017-2018 Theater Series.

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Theater News: Michael Shannon to Return to the Stage in McCarter's Simpatico

The Sam Shepard play will be presented in New Jersey by A Red Orchid Theater.

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Final Bow: Final Bow: Lindsay Mendez Parts With Significant Other — and That's the Way It Is

Mendez reflects on the Broadway play that made her a star — literally.

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Casting complete for Kokandy's 'Little Fish' by Morgan Greene

Casting is complete for the Chicago premiere of Michael John LaChiusa's "Little Fish," Kokandy Productions announced Thursday. The cast includes Curtis Bannister as John Paul, Kyrie Courte…

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Dancers find fertile ground in Hieronymus Bosch’s garden: review by Michael Crabb

Choreographer finds inspiration in famous painting for her own creation at Bluma Appel Theatre, evoking innocence and joy.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Disney's 'Aladdin' is more grounded as it launches tour in Chicago by Chris Jones

The gleaming white teeth of Adam Jacobs have done many sparkly trips around the rialto since their owner opened on Broadway atop "Aladdin," the most frenetic and intentionally cartoonish of …

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DC Theater Friday: ‘Fun Home’ in the house by Nelson Pressley

The Tony-winning musical leads an entertaining week.

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For the Vancouver Opera Festival, the drama is offstage by Marsha Lederman

As the new general director of the Vancouver Opera, Kim Gaynor is overcoming unexpected obstacles for the company’s inaugural festival

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Eugene O’Neill Theater Center Announces 2017 Summer Lineup by American Theatre Editors

The new-work development hub has announced the selections for the summer season.

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VIDEO: Lena Hall Performs The Beatles' Oh! Darling for her STRIPPED Series by BroadwayWorld

Check out Lena Hall performing The Beatles' Oh Darling on her YouTube channel as part of her STRIPPED series where she performs one 'stripped down' acoustic version of a different song each …

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Highlights From Broadway Bares 23: United Strips of America

Created in 1992 by Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell as a fund raising event for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the inaugural Broadway Bares featured seven dan…

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NAME THAT TUNE: 90s Musicals

How good are you at recognizing 90s musical classics? Put your Broadway trivia to the ultimate test.

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PLAYBILL SCOOP: Phantom of the Latte

Watch as Baristart painter Michael Breach whips up this Broadway-themed treat.

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Special Reports: 5 Things to Expect at Second Stage's New Broadway Home

The off-Broadway mainstay makes the jump to the Helen Hayes Theatre with a season led by Kenneth Lonergan and Young Jean Lee.

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Center Theatre Group Launches New Playwrights Initiative by American Theatre Editors

The Los Angeles institution will co-commission more than 50 new plays over the next decade.

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This Hot Shot of Stephanie Styles & Drew Gehling Has Got Us Beyond Excited for Roman Holiday by Lindsey Sullivan

One ticket to San Francisco, please! As previously announced, newcomer Stephanie Styles and former Waitress star Drew Gehling are set to star in the pre-Broadway engagement of Roman Hol…

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A Stage & Scribe Debut! Matthew Perry & the Cast of The End of Longing Meet the Press by Lindsey Sullivan

Emmy nominee Matthew Perry's The End of Longing, directed by Lindsay Posner, arrives in New York this spring following a run at London’s Playhouse Theatre last year. Performances a…

Linked From Broadway.com at 03:24PM

Kate Burton and Richard Thomas in Annual Central Park Shakespeare Slam by Robert Viagas

Both actors are currently on Broadway, in Present Laughter and The Little Foxes, respectively.

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VIDEO: Watch Highlights of 5th Avenue's THE SECRET GARDEN Starring Tam Mutu, Daisy Eagan, Josh Young and More! by Stage Tube

Broadway and West End starTam Mutustars as Archibald Craven in The5th Avenue Theatre's enchanting Broadway-bound revival of The Secret Garden. Mutu joins a phenomenal cast including Tony Awa…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Tam Mutu, Daisy Eagan, Josh Young and More in 5th Avenue's THE SECRET GARDEN by BroadwayWorld

Broadway and West End starTam Mutustars as Archibald Craven in The5th Avenue Theatre's enchanting Broadway-bound revival of The Secret Garden. Mutu joins a phenomenal cast including Tony Awa…

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Scottish Ballet’s “Streetcar Named Desire” at the Dorothy Chandler by Pauline Adamek

Dance reveals its powerful theatricality as The Music Center, L.A.’s performing arts destination, welcomes Scottish Ballet on May 19 – 21, 2017 as part of the

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David Mamet to Teach Writing for Stage & Screen in Online 'MasterClass' by BroadwayWorld

Online education platform MasterClass announced today that the Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, screenwriter, and director of such works as GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, AMERICAN BUFFALO, and WAG T…

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Participatory Performance, Activism, and the Limits of Change by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Kenn Watt. Professor of Theatre Kenn Watt discusses environmental participatory performance.

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Photo Flash: "Journey to the Past" With New Anastasia Photos

Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, and Ramin Karimloo star in the musical.

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How Well Do You Know Your 90s Musicals? by Playbill Staff

Watch and play along to test your knowledge of these classic show tunes.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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‘Fun Home’ is pure musical satisfaction by Peter Marks

The touring Tony-winning show is as good at the National Theatre as it is on Broadway.

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Theater News: Nina Lannan and Alan Wasser to Receive Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre

The pair are described as "two of the most successful General Managers in the industry."

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Watch Broadway’s Phantom of the Opera Materialize in Your Coffee Cup by Ruthie Fierberg

This latte artist unmasks a Broadway icon in espresso right before your eyes.

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Oslo on Broadway by Sandi Durell

      by Carol Rocamora   When Lincoln Center’s leadership decided to remount Bartlett Sher’s production of Oslo in the cavernous Vivian Beaumont Theatre after it ope…

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Circus Meets Street in SOHO, Coming to The Peacock This May by BroadwayWorld

The world premiere of SOHO - a thrill ride of circus, street and theatre performance, re-creating the exciting, edgy and voyeuristic world of London's Soho - created by rock'n'roll global po…

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The Little Foxes' Michael McKean on the Role He Knows Better Than His Wife, Clue Fan Questions & More by Broadway.com

The Little Foxes' Michael McKean plays a round of Role Call at Broadway.com HQ!

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Duncan Sheik on London's Whisper House, Being Pissed Off About American Psycho & a Spring Awakening Movie by Matt Wolf

Tony-winning Spring Awakening composer Duncan Sheik is no stranger to opening shows in London before New York. That was the path taken in 2013 by American Psycho, which had its world pr…

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Journey to Broadway! Get a First Look at Broadway's Anastasia, Starring Christy Altomare by Broadway.com

They've arrived! Fantasias can rejoice because the first production shots of Broadway's Anastasia are here. The colors, the dresses, the nostalgia—take it all in! Check out the…

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“Alabama Story” Will Get Its California Premiere in 2018 by Kenneth Jones

City Lights Theater Company, the resident professional theater in San Jose, CA, will produce the West Coast premiere of Kenneth Jones’ six-actor drama Alabama Story, introducing California…

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Kristin Stokes reveals why she loves playing a kid in The Lightning Thief by Serena

Kristin Stokes has an infectious smile and bubbly personality that is apparent from the moment you meet her. In contrast, her character Annabeth in The Lighting Thief comes across as tough g…

Linked From broadwaywiz.com at 02:08PM

Uzo Aduba, Christopher Jackson and More for Opening Act’s Annual Benefit Reading by Jazmine Harper-Davis

Opening Act, which for more than a decade has provided free after-school theater programming to New York City’s most under-served public high schools, announced today that Jasmine Cephas J…

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4 Plays and 20 Musicals to See on April 20

Yup...we're doing it.

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Keala Settle Will Help Salute the Muppets at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Robert Viagas

The Tony nominee will appear with James Monroe Iglehart, Taran Killam, and other Broadway stars May 8.

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Disney’s ALADDIN Exceeds Expectations by Justin Williams

Reviewed by: JUSTIN WILLIAMS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED I consider myself an ardent Disney fan, purchasing almost [...]

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Photo Flash: This Pair Is 'Easy to Love'! Meet the Stars of ROMAN HOLIDAY, Stephanie Styles and Drew Gehling by BroadwayWorld

San Francisco's SHN willpresent the pre-Broadway world premiere engagement of ROMAN HOLIDAY, the new musical premiering as part of SHN's 2016-2017 Season this summer. Scroll down for a sneak…

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Theater News: Laura Benanti, Laura Osnes, and More Added to BroadwayCon Special Guest Lineup

Heidi Blickenstaff, Jenn Colella, and Raymond J. Lee are also among the stars slated to join the festivities.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Laura Benanti, Jenn Colella, Laura Osnes, Bryce Pinkham and More to Meet Their Biggest Fans at BroadwayCon by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayCon hasannounced that Laura Benanti, Heidi Blickenstaff, Stephanie J. Block, Jenn Colella, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Raymond J. Lee, Laura Osnes, and Bryce Pinkham have joined the Speci…

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FIRST LOOK: Tony Winner Andrea Martin Stars in New NBC Comedy GREAT NEWS by TV News Desk

Tony Award winner Andrea Martin PIPPIN, MY FAVORITE YEARstars in the new NBC comedy GREAT NEWS, premieringTuesday, April 259-930 p.m.ET. Below, get a first look at the series

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CTG Announces Partnerships with Royal Court, National Theatre, Second Stage, Danai Gurira and More by BroadwayWorld

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie announced separate co-commissioning partnerships with four internationally renowned theatres.

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Dule Hill, Daniel J. Watts to Star in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE Workshop at The Old Globe by BroadwayWorld

The high-profile creative team behind People's Light's upcoming world premiere of Lights Out Nat 'King' Cole will workshop the developing piece at San Diego's prestigious Old Globe Theatre f…

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U.K. Tour of New Production of Death of a Salesman Continues Despite Death of Tim Pigott-Smith by Mark Shenton

Nicholas Woodeson will take over as Willy Loman, with performances now set to begin in Cambridge May 4.

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Maxim Gorky's THE LAST ONES to Make UK Debut at Jermyn Street Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Jermyn Street Theatre in collaboration with Upstart presents the UK premiere ofMAXIM GORKY'STHE LAST ONES, translated by CATHY PORTER and directed by ANTHONY BIGGS.

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Love ‘Hamilton’? See the seeds from which it sprang: ‘In the Heights’ at GALA by Geoffrey Himes

Director Luis Salgado sees parallels in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s immigrant-centered musicals.

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Theater News: Kate Burton Joins Free Shakespeare Birthday Sonnet Slam Event in Central Park

Other stars set to participate include Maulik Pancholy, Richard Thomas, Peter Francis James, and more.

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Stage Checklist: Shubert Gets 'Rent'; Yale Rep Premieres 'Mary Jane' by Christopher Arnott

Connecticut has welcomed some remarkable tours of the iconic 1990s New York starving-artist rock musical "Rent" over the years. When the first national tour played The Bushnell in 1998, it s…

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Rare Revival of David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Opens Tomorrow by BroadwayWorld

Playwright David Rabe has been attending rehearsals and making tweaks to his script for this 2017 incarnation of the rarely produced play.

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NEWS: Julian Clary & Nigel Havers return for next Palladium panto Dick Whittington, TICKETS ONSALE by Press Releases

Following the success of Cinderella last year, Julian Clary, Nigel Havers and Paul Zerdin will return to the London Palladium for this Christmas' West End pantomime, Dick Whittington.

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Take a Look as Second Stage Theatre Dons Hard Hats to Announce Inaugural Broadway Season by Marc J. Franklin

The newly renovated Helen Hayes Theatre will house plays by Kenneth Lonergan and Young Jean Lee in 2018.

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Once Upon a Sandwich! Anastasia's John Bolton & Kirsten Wyatt Whip Up Some Reubens, Moscow Mules & Charades by Broadway.com

In a delightfully Russian episode of Broadway Nosh, Anastasia's John Bolton and host Kirsten Wyatt make reubens, moscow mules and a mess of charades.

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An Enemy of the People, with Adaptation by Pulitzer Finalist Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, to Play Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Director Thomas Ostermeier’s critically lauded Berlin production of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People will play Broadway in the 2017-2018 season at a theater to be announced.…

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Broadway Bares Reveals New Theme With Must-See Pix by Broadway.com

Broadway Bares will head to campus this year with a theme aptly named Strip U. The wildly popular burlesque benefit will explore college life on June 18 at New York City’s Hammerstein …

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Decked Out for Dolly! Hello, Dolly! Takes Over Times Square Just in Time for Broadway Opening by Lindsey Sullivan

You can count on Dolly to make a splash—especially when the Divine Miss M is in the mix! Hello, Dolly!, starring Broadway dreamer-turned-superstar Bette Midler, opens at the Shubert Th…

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2017 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre Goes to General Managers Nina Lannan & Alan Wasser by Broadway.com

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that they will present the 2017 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to two of the most successful general managers in the industr…

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Your First Look at Hello, Dolly! Has Arrived! Check Out These Dazzling Photos of Bette Midler & the Broadway Cast by Broadway.com

Hello, Dolly! opens at on April 20, and fans are dying to see Bette Midler take on this iconic musical theater role. Here's your chance! Take a sneak peek at Midler and the rest of the c…

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How Hamilton’s Mandy Gonzalez Went From Starbucks to Broadway by Playbill Staff

Watch the star freestyle rap on the latest episode of Playbill’s The Tyler Mount Vlog.

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‘Journey to the Past’ Carries ‘Anastasia’ to the Present by Rachel Syme

A hit song from a 1997 animated film paves the way for a splashy Broadway production.

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Lisa O'Hare, Richard E. Grant, Bryce Pinkham and More for MY FAIR LADY at the Lyric by BroadwayWorld

Lyric Opera of Chicago released today new behind-the-scenes rehearsal images from its production of Lerner and Loewe's My Fair Lady, starring Richard E. Grant and Lisa O'Hare as Henry Higgin…

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GLASS MENAGERIE's Madison Ferris Featured in People's 'World's Most Beautiful' Issue by BroadwayWorld

This year's World's Most Beautiful issue of People features Broadway star Madison Ferris. She is honored for making history at 25 as the first wheelchair user to score a leading role on Broa…

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GREAT COMET's Oak Onaodowan to Celebrate THE MUPPETS at 54 Below with Taran Killam, Richard Kind & More by BroadwayWorld

It's time to play the music... again After two sold-out shows last summer, 54 Celebrates The Muppets is back on Monday, May 8 at 7 p.m. at Feinstein's54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club.

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Photo Flash: First Look - Christy Altomare, Derek Klena and More Bring the Romanovs to Broadway in ANASTASIA! by BroadwayWorld

The new musical, ANASTASIA, will open on Broadway on April 24, 2017 at the Broadhurst Theatre 235 West 44th Street, produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor Sister Act, Rocky, Tom Kirdah…

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My answers to that musical meme on Facebook by Emma Clarendon

Musical I Love: Guys and Dolls – much of this choice is down to the fact that it is set in the era that I would have most liked to have lived in. But it also has some absolutely classic so…

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Review: Or,

Round House Theatre gets playful with history.

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Photo Flash: Annie Baker's The Antipodes Releases 1st Photos

Opening night is set for April 23.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Dick Whittington at London Palladium to Feature Three Stars of 2016's Cinderella by Mark Shenton

Julian Clary, Paul Zerdin, and Nigel Havers will star again in this year’s Cinderella pantomime.

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The Curiosity of Will Davis by American Theatre Editors

American Theater Co. of Chicago’s new artistic director looks for magic in small spaces.

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'Thirty Something!' Marks Connecticut Ballet's 35th Anniversary by Sharma Piersall

A self-described "dance evangelist" Brett Raphael will continue to crisscross the state of Connecticut this year with his Summer Dance Caravan, designed to promote classical dance with free,…

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Is Creativity Really The Best Aphrodisiac? by Joe Patti

Well I am glad I mentioned yesterday how fulfilling I found all the creative projects I have been involved with over the course of my career. Today in The Atlantic, they had a story about th…

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Tony Awards Announce 2017 Honors For Excellence by Greg Evans

Nina Lannan and Alan Wasser, two of Broadway’s most successful general managers behind productions from Cats to Lysistrata Jones, will receive this year’s Tony Awards’ Hon…

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Theater News: Broadway Bares Unveils Theme for 2017 Burlesque Benefit

Broadway's hottest dancers are going back to school at the Hammerstein Ballroom.

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Theater News: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins to Make Broadway Debut With Ibsen's Enemy of the People

The production will be directed by Thomas Ostermeier.

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Review: The Originalist

Antonin Scalia is brought back to life in Arena Stage and Asolo Repertory Theatre's coproduction at Pasadena Playhouse.

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Review: The Legend of Georgia McBride

A straight Southern boy puts a little mascara on to earn a living in the Geffen's new comedy.

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Catch Me! The Magic Duel

Sun, May 14 thru Sat, May 27 @ Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection, presented by Catch Me!

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Heart Don’t Fail Me Now: Take a Look at Anastasia on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The new Broadway musical based on the 1997 animated film plays at the Broadhurst Theatre.

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The Toxic Avenger to transfer to the Arts Theatre by Georgia Snow

Musical The Toxic Avenger is to return to London with a run at the Arts Theatre in London. The show had its

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Summer School Will Be in Session This June for Broadway Bares: Strip U by BroadwayWorld

Class will be in session this summer at the only college campus where clothing is optional and bodacious burlesque is always in the curriculum. This year's theme forBroadway Bares, announced…

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Whistleblower! Branden Jacobs-Jenkins to Adapt German AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE for Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Director Thomas Ostermeier's critically lauded Schaubuhne production ofAN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE by Henrik Ibsen will be presented on Broadway in the 2017-2018 season at a theater to be announc…

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PRESENT LAUGHTER's Kate Burton Signs on for 'SONNET SLAM' in Central Park by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominee Kate Burton currently in Broadway's Present Laughter has joined the 7th Annual Shakespeare's Birthday Sonnet Slambeing held tomorrow, Friday, April 21st, from 1-4pm at the…

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Nina Lannan and Alan Wasser Will Receive 2017 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre by Olivia Clement

The award is presented to institutions, individuals, and organizations that have demonstrated extraordinary achievement in theatre.

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Prince Hamlet is a remixed, reinvigorated avant Bard for our times: review by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Why Not Theatre has scrambled and reimagined Hamlet and the result challenges the audience’s expectations and breathes fresh life into the characters.

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Hello, Dolly with Bette Midler opens tonight: 10 Pics by New York Theater

In her first performance in a Broadway musical in 50 years, Bette Midler opens tonight as the 15th Dolly Gallagher Levi on Broadway,  in the fifth Broadway production of “Hello, Dolly.…

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Magic Time!: ‘Or,’ at Round House Theatre by John Stoltenberg

As play titles go, Or, is one of the most ungoogleable. It is a search engine dead end. And as an original mashup of past and present, prose and poetry, and performative purposes, Liz Duffy …

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Broadway Bares: Strip U Sets June Dates at Hammerstein Ballroom by Adam Hetrick

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ annual burlesque fundraiser is heading back to school this summer.

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Broadway Bares: Strip U Releases New Promo Photos by Adam Hetrick

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ annual burlesque fundraiser is heading back to school this summer.

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Sam Gold on Trump and theatre: 'We have a place to put our anger and fear' by David Smith In Washington

The Tony-winning director talks about bringing Fun Home to Washington on the doorstep of a president whose cabinet threatens to roll back LGBT rightsDonald Trump has proved a gift to TV sati…

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Theater in the Trump Era: A Broadway Revival of ‘An Enemy of the People’ Is Planned by Michael Paulson

The new production of the oft-adapted work was developed at a German theater, Schaubühne, and is being brought to Broadway by David Binder.

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Why Fans of the Groundhog Day Movie Need to See Broadway’s Musical Version by Ruthie Fierberg

Lovers of the 1993 film starring Bill Murray need not worry about the adaptation “ruining” the story—in fact, they should rush to the August Wilson Theatre.

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Branden Jacobs-Jenkins to Adapt 'Enemy of the People' for Broadway

The MacArthur Genius Fellow will debut a new English adaptation of the classic play.read more

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Chris Evans & Michael Cera to Lead Kenneth Lonergan’s Lobby Hero at Broadway’s Helen Hayes Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

A revival of Kenneth Lonergan’s Lobby Hero and a new production of Young Jean Lee’s Straight White Men will be the first two productions to play Broadway’s Helen Hayes Thea…

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Annie Baker’s New Play The Antipodes Extends Again Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

The Antipodes, a new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker, has been extended again by Signature Theatre. The production will now run at the Pershing Square Signature Center through June…

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Dear Evan Hansen Breakout Star Ben Platt Named Among Time 100 Most Influential People by Broadway.com

Dear Evan Hansen breakout star Ben Platt has made the list of Time magazine’s most influential people in the world. The publication revealed the prestigious list on April 20. Twen…

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THE WHISPER HOUSE – The Other Palace by Laura Kressly

There’s a lighthouse on a barren stretch of America’s east coast that has seen more than it’s fair share of tragedy. It’s now the height of WWII and the building is inhabited by the …

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Theater News: Annie Baker's The Antipodes Extends for Third Time

The world-premiere production is now running at the Pershing Square Signature Center.

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Theater News: Michael Cera, Chris Evans to Lead Broadway Revival of Kenneth Lonergan's Lobby Hero

Second Stage announces its first-ever Broadway season lineup.

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What Is Cynthia Nixon’s Secret Fear About The Little Foxes? by Ruthie Fierberg

Nixon and co-star Laura Linney talk to Playbill LIVE on the opening night red carpet.

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Review: ‘Fun Home’ at The National Theatre by Patricia Mitchell

I never made it up to New York to see Fun Home. I did the same thing with The Ramones; it just always seemed like there’d be time to do it later. Fortunately for me – and unlike my gaffe…

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Branden Jacobs-Jenkins to Make Broadway Debut with Adaptation of An Enemy of the People by Ryan McPhee

The Pulitzer Prize finalist will pen an English translation of the Ibsen classic for Thomas Ostermeier and Florian Borchmeyer's acclaimed production.

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Hamilton Rap Off with Mandy Gonzalez | THE TYLER MOUNT VLOG

On today's episode watch Hamilton star Mandy Gonzalez and I free-style rap our best Hamilton. (PS - It doesn't turn out well)

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First Look at Josh Charles and Josh Hamilton in The Antipodes by Hannah Vine

The Signature Theatre production of Annie Baker’s play has already been extended twice.

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Matthew Perry, Jennifer Morrison, and the Cast of The End of Longing Meet the Press by Hannah Vine

The new play written by and starring Matthew Perry begins previews May 18 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.

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Blog: Tracing the route of the not-so ‘Idle Women’ who navigated the waterways in World War II by Kate Saffin

February 2016. I had completed an MFA in creative writing. My efforts at reworking a play didn’t seem to be making much progress and The Royal Court hadn’t called… So, I decided that I…

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Free Spotlight subscription and £1k offered in bursary scheme by Tim Bano

Casting directory Spotlight has announced that it will offer a year’s free subscription to a final-year drama student of East Asian descent.

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Offscript: David J. Loehr’s Trip to the Humana Festival by American Theatre Editors

On this week's podcast David J. Loehr reports back from the Humana Festival. Plus, the editors discuss 'Miss Saigon' and AT's new program to nurture theatre critics of color.

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Nina Lannan and Alan Wasser to Receive the 2017 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre

Tony Honors will be presented to two of the most successful General Managers in the Broadway community.

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Breaking: Kenneth Lonergan's LOBBY HERO, Starring Michael Cera and Chris Evans, Will Kick Off Second Stage's Broadway Season by BroadwayWorld

Second Stage Theater Carole Rothman, Artistic Director Casey Reitz, Executive Director has announced productions for its inaugural Broadway season at the historic Hayes Theater on Broadway.

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Nina Lannan & Alan Wasser to Receive 2017 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that they will present the 2017 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to two of the most successful General Managers in the Broadwa…

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Original Annie Stars and Orphans Reunite for Show’s 40th Anniversary by Robert Viagas

Andrea McArdle and Sarah Jessica Parker among those promised at winery event.

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Chris Evans to Make Broadway Debut in Kenneth Lonergan's 'Lobby Hero'

Michael Cera also stars in the play, which will reopen the Helen Hayes Theater in March 2018.read more

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Starcatchers launches free ticket scheme for disadvantaged young Scots by Thom Dibdin

An initiative to give free tickets to disadvantaged young children and their families has been launched by Scottish early years company Starcatchers. The

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Review: Wellness at Transform 17 by Catherine Love

Shock is their shtick: Catherine Love is at Transform 17 festival to review the UK premiere of Florentina Holzinger and Vincent Riebeek's Wellness The post Review: Wellness at Transform 17 a…

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Rita Hayworth Tribute Comes to Feinstein’s/54 Below April 20 by Robert Viagas

Almog Pail performs the United Solo Festival hit Me, Myself and Rita.

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New York and Los Angeles Theaters Partner to Bring New American Plays to Broadway by Michael Paulson

The works, by Lynn Nottage, Will Eno and others, would appear in California at Center Theater Group, then at Second Stage, in its new Broadway home.

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Geoffrey Brown takes over OffWestEnd.com and the Offies by Georgia Snow

Geoffrey Brown is to take over the running of independent theatres website OffWestEnd.com, which also runs the Off West End Awards. He

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Spine: ‘Or,’ not as in Either, at Round House Theatre by Robert Michael Oliver

First of all, for theatre lovers, there is nothing as delightful as watching three top notch actors have fun on stage, and with Holly Twyford, Gregory Linington, and Erin Weaver you’ll…

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UK Theatre launches toolkit to tackle local funding crisis by Giverny Masso

UK Theatre has released a toolkit to help theatres work with local government, amid ongoing funding cuts. The Working With Local Authorities

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THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD Returns to the West End this Christmas by BroadwayWorld

Internationally acclaimed theatre company Tall Stories today announces that The Gruffalo's Child is to follow in her father's giant footsteps with a Christmas season in the West End

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The Story Giant review – life lessons from the land of make-believe by Lyn Gardner

Everyman, LiverpoolAdapted from a children’s book by Liverpool poet Brian Patten, this family show is all about the transformative power of storytellingIt’s good to see the Liverpool Eve…

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Making It Happen: Four Questions with Sunset Boulevard Musical Director & Conductor Kristen Blodgette

Sunset Boulevard musical director & conductor Kristen Blodgette on her long working relationship with Andrew Lloyd Webber, the many rewarding moments of her job, & what aspiring B'way conduc…

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Join The Discussion! Telling Immigrant Stories Through Theatre with New York Theatre Workshop by Jerrica White

New York City, center of the universe and smorgasbord of culture, is unsurprisingly revered as the ultimate city of immigrants. Each year, the New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Aff…

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Anna D. Shapiro headed to Broadway with 'Straight White Men' by Morgan Greene

Anna D. Shapiro is heading back to Broadway. The Steppenwolf artistic director, and Tony winner, will direct Young Jean Lee's "Straight White Men" at the Helen Hayes Theatre in July 2018 as …

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Chris Evans Will Make Broadway Debut Alongside Michael Cera in Lobby Hero by Ryan McPhee

The Kenneth Lonergan play will kick off Second Stage Theatre's inaugural Broadway season.

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Features: 11 of the funniest Shakespearean insults

To celebrate the Bard's birthday, we enlisted the help of Sh*t-faced Shakespeare to put together some of their favourite Shakespearean burns

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Unaffected charm: Rag’n’Bone Man at Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

The British singer is a charismatic performer but plays things a little too safe

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Second Stage Will Christen Its Helen Hayes Broadway Base With Kenneth Lonergan’s ‘Lobby Hero’ by Jeremy Gerard

Off-Broadway’s Second Stage Theater today unveiled plans for the inaugural productions at its Broadway flagship, the Helen Hayes Theatre, as well as co-commissions of new work in colla…

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Casanova, Milton Keynes Theatre, UK — a blur of conquests

Kenneth Tindall’s ballet tells the story of the legendary lover

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The Bridge Theatre’s inaugural season: exciting but too white by Ian Foster

Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr have announced the opening programme for their The Bridge Theatre venture – the 900-seat commercial venue near to Tower Bridge which marks their re-entry int…

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Theater News: Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale to Reunite in Concert Production of Brigadoon

The City Center concert will also star Tony nominee Robert Fairchild.

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A head injury took her ability to paint, but Patricia Altschul fought back

References to past art and a sense of mystery, characterize many of Patricia Altschul’s quiet yet compelling paintings of women at Archival Gallery. In “Woman with Flowers in Her Lap,”…

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A no-brainer: B Street turns to its funniest people to develop their own play

When B Street Theater producing artistic director Buck Busfield asked company members Tara Sissom, Amy Kelly and Stephanie Altholz to write a play for themselves, they replied, “What?” M…

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A musical about the Donner Party? Give it a chance, creators say

If you heard that Sacramento Theatre Company will produce a world premiere musical based on the story of the legendary Donner Party, you might have thought, “Hmm, that’s a nervy … …

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Alan Menken Will Offer Tales and Tunes at Disney’s D23 Expo by Ryan McPhee

The Oscar- and Tony-winning Disney Legend will perform his solo show at the annual fan event in July.

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The Mavericks, Billy Porter, Boz Scaggs highlight Hartwood and South Park by Scott Mervis / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Circle the date July 23 on your calendar, because it’s going to be a party.

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Production news: April 13 to 19 by Giverny Masso

Plays Bertie Carvel, Pearl Chanda and Richard Coyle are to join the cast of Ink at the Almeida Theatre in London. The

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Second Stage to Hit Broadway With ‘Straight White Men,’ ‘Lobby Hero’ by American Theatre Editors

The theatre has announced its programming at the Helen Hayes Theatre in 2018.

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Photo Flash: Matthew Perry, Jennifer Morrison, and the Cast of The End of Longing Meet the Press

Perry makes his New York stage debut in his new play.

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Kelli O’Hara & Steven Pasquale to Reunite for Brigadoon at New York City Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winner Kelli O’Hara, Steven Pasquale and Tony nominee Robert Fairchild will lead a concert production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe’s musical Brigadoon at New York …

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American Dream: Backstage at Miss Saigon with Eva Noblezada, Episode 6: Quick Changes by Broadway.com

In this episode, Miss Saigon star Eva Noblezada shows us quick changes, chats with co-star Alistair Brammer and answers your questions!

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A Starry Switcheroo! See Stars Cynthia Nixon & Laura Linney at the Broadway Opening of The Little Foxes by Broadway.com

The Little Foxes, starring Cynthia Nixon and Laura Linney in alternating roles, opened at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on April 19. Check out the star-studded opening night!

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Twyford and company delight in Or, a bawdy tale of mistaken identities and royal intrigue (review) by Ben Demers

The true story of Aphra Behn is the epitome of “stranger than fiction.” In Round House Theatre’s rollicking production of Or, director Aaron Posner, Holly Twyford, and company gleeful…

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Jay Leno's stale set at Rosemont Theatre still has Bill Clinton jokes by Zach Freeman

At the end of last year I saw Jerry Seinfeld perform an unfortunately unimpressive and dated set at the Chicago Theatre. I was especially struck not just by how lackluster Seinfeld's presenc…

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Oklahoma! to be revived for 2017 Proms programme by Tim Bano

  Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein will be revived as part of this year’s BBC Proms programme. A semi-staged production

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Mary Speaks: From the Perspective of Black Mothers by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Cherry Lou Sy. Cherry Lou Sy looks at the one-woman show Mary Speaks written and performed by Angela Polite, about using Mary, the mother of Jesus, as a vehicle to explore black grief.

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Their Finest — rib-tickling with a touch of realism

An English comic drama about wartime propaganda filmmakers

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Rules Don’t Apply — a punishing Howard Hughes drama

Warren Beatty’s film about the mogul descends into gurning and shouting

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The Transfiguration — charm and menace

Vampirism comes to New York’s projects in Michael O’Shea’s film

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Clash — flammable political drama

Egypt’s chaos in 2013 is the setting for this gripping movie

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Broadway’s Viola Davis, James Corden, Ben Platt, and More Included in Time’s 100 List by Ruthie Fierberg

See who Time included this year in their list of the 100 Most Influential People.

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‘Angel & Echoes’ at 59E59 Theaters, New York by Blouin Artinfo

“Angel & Echoes” is being staged at 59E59 Theaters in New York through May 7, 2017.Written by Henry Naylor and directed by Michael Cabot (Angel) and Emma Butler (Echoes), the two pla…

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The English Concert at Carnegie Hall, New York by Blouin Artinfo

The English Concert will be performing at the Carnegie Hall in New York on April 30, 2017.Handel’s Ariodante, an opera in concert, will be performed by The English Concert for this season …

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‘Gifted’ at UA Midway Stadium 9, New York by Blouin Artinfo

“Gifted” is now playing at the UA Midway Stadium 9 in New York. In the coastal town in Florida, Frank Adler, played by Chris Evans, is a single man who wants to provide a normal lif…

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First Listen to 'Liberte Egalite and Fraternite' from THE BRAILLE LEGACY by BroadwayWorld

The world premiere of a major new musical, TheBrailleLegacy, is the thrilling, true, inspirational and epic story of LouisBraille, a young blind boy who wanted the same chance in life as tho…

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Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: April 20, 2017 by BroadwayWorld

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show Don't know what to see Trying to find a theater

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Hello, Broadway! Meet the Cast of HELLO, DOLLY!, Opening Tonight by Stephanie Wild

The revival of Hello, Dolly opens tonight on Broadway, starring Bette Midler and featuring a star-studded cast.The Broadway revival of Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's masterpieceHello, Do…

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Judi Dench laments that young actors are held back by wealth divide by Dalya Alberge

Oscar-winning star fears working-class talents being lost by the cost of drama school training and demise of repertory theatreEddie Redmayne, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, Laurence F…

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Flamenco and a Tribute to Patti LuPone Coming to Joe’s Pub by Robert Viagas

See theatre events scheduled at the NYC venue the Week of April 20–27.

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California Dreaming: Audra McDonals to Perform in Beverly Hills by Matthew Wexler

Audra McDonald heads west! The record-breaking, six-time Tony Award-winner makes her anticipated debut, as part of the acclaimed Broadway @ series, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Pe…

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HALF A SIXPENCE – West End by Jonathan Baz

It's rare to watch a West End musical that is so wonderfully British - and Half a Sixpence really is just that, in so many ways. The direction, choreography and music of the piece frame the …

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The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center Taps Works by Tom Kitt, Judy Kuhn, and More for Summer Slate by Adam Hetrick

Three musicals and eight plays will be developed at the Tony Award-winning theatre center dedicated to nurturing new work.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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First productions announced for Bridge Theatre by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Ben Whishaw, Simon Russell Beale, Rory Kinnear and David Morrissey are among stars lined up for the first productions at the new Bridge Theatre opening in London in October. F…

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Write Stuff: 'Orphan Train' Author In Simsbury; Poetry Month Celebrations by Carole Goldberg

The annual Booked for Lunch author luncheon presented by the Friends of the Simsbury Library and featuring a talk by Christina Baker Kline, author of the best-selling "Orphan Train" and "A P…

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Peter and the Starcatcher well worth catching at MET (review) by Jeffrey Walker

Parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, den mothers, scoutmasters, youth leaders – okay, anyone who oversees children, please follow directions: Go to the website Maryland Ensemble T…

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, April 20, 2017 by Susan Grace

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Two Circuses Converge On Hartford For A Weekend Of Saying Goodbye To The Old, Hello To The New by Christopher Arnott

Ladies and gentlemen, two circuses cross paths in Hartford the same week — one, a new, modern vision of what a circus must have been like 114 years ago; the other among the final performan…

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The Arts on the Stamps of the World — April 20 by Doug Briscoe

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

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Exclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes Broadway Princess, Courtney Reed by Half Hour Call With Chris King

Today's guest is Courtney Reed. We talk about the first reading for ALADDIN on Broadway, the out of town trials, and even a funny story involving the flying carpet We also talk about her new…

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Verse For Earth Day From Poet David K. Leff by Hartford Courant

Essayist, poet, photographer, and sometime fiction writer, David K. Leff is the author of nine books. As a lawyer and naturalist, he served the state for 28 years in the natural resources fi…

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Pleasance announces full 2017 fringe line-up by Ella Wills

Work by Theatre Ad Infinitum, Cardboard Citizens and the Wardrobe Ensemble feature on the Pleasance’s full programme for this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In

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Curtains Up on Feuding Cosmetics Queens in “War Paint by Carey

When it comes to makeup, experts always say that less is more. Though the new musical War Paint chronicles the rivalry between the groundbreaking cosmetics titans Elizabeth Arden and Helena …

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Joel Dommett review – I'm a Celebrity star's goofy comedy gets big laughs by Brian Logan

South Hill Park, BracknellSkype sex and confetti cannons are harnessed to full effect by a likable performer who breathes new life into a time-honoured persona‘Who here saw me on I’m a C…

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Livestreaming the Pacific Playwrights Festival panel: Why this play now? at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, California—Sun, April 23 by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. South Coast Repertory presents the 2017 PPF Playwrights Panel: Why this play now? livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.…

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International news round-up: April 20 by The Stage

College celebrates playwright Goldoni ITALY/PAVIA On May 5, the Ghislieri College in Pavia, which is 450 years old this year, will celebrate its

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RashDash: ‘We’re still a huge risk for some buildings’ by Catherine Love

Abbi Greenland, one half of RashDash, thinks the theatre company “works best when we feel like we’re rogue agents”. The duo’s work

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Brexit be damned: How Cameron Mackintosh plans to make inroads to Europe by Mark Shenton

As musical theatre has become an increasingly global business, interest in the genre now stretches far beyond its traditional originating homes of

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Weiwuying: Taiwan’s art destination by Nick Awde

As part of the wave of the new mega-budget, mega-cultural hubs being constructed across the globe at the moment, Taiwan’s National Kaohsiung

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… BLUSH director Edward Stambollouian by Break A Leg

Following a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival, the award-winning BLUSH will now be transferring to the Soho Theatre and embarking on a UK tour. Written by Charlotte Josephine, BLUSH tel…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Kelli O’Hara and Steven Pasquale Will Headline Brigadoon at City Center by Ryan McPhee

The two Bridges of Madison County co-stars will be joined by Tony nominee Robert Fairchild.

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In Her Own Words: Hello, Dolly! Star Bette Midler on the Bliss and Burnout of Her Early Days on Broadway by Paul Wontorek

The world’s been waiting for entertainment icon Bette Midler to return to the Broadway musical stage for close to 50 long years. Now that the opening of Hello, Dolly!, with the incompa…

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Chesapeake Shakespeare’s next season punctuates classics with the story of the boldest Shakespeare production ever by Tim Treanor

Chesapeake Shakespeare Theatre’s six-play 2017-2018 season will feature a production of Red Velvet, the story of an extraordinary production of Othello, within a schedule of three well…

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Kelli O'Hara, Steven Pasquale to Star in City Center Concert Staging of BRIGADOON by BroadwayWorld

Tony-winner Kelli O'Hara will star in a concert staging of the Lerner and Loewe classic BRIGADOON at New York's City Center.

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WAR PAINT's Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole Set for This Week's 'Theater Talk' by BroadwayWorld

This week THEATER TALK welcomes Broadway grande dames Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, currently starring in WAR PAINT, the new Broadway musical in which they portray legendary Twentieth…

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BWW's On This Day - April 20, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Clary, Havers And Zerdin Return For Palladium Panto 2017 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Qdos Entertainment have announced that Following the success of Cinderella last year, Julian Clary, Paul Zerdin and Nigel Havers will return for their production of Dick Whit…

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Initial casting announced for Dick Whittington at London Palladium by Tim Bano

Julian Clary, Paul Zerdin and Nigel Havers have been cast in the London Palladium’s Christmas pantomime for the second year running. Following

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DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Among TIME's 100 Most Influential People in the World by BroadwayWorld

TIME has named Ben Platt to the 2017 TIME 100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The full list and related items appear in the May 1, 2017 issue of TIME, avail…

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Julian Clary, Paul Zerdin, and Nigel Havers Return to the London Palladium in DICK WHITTINGTON by BroadwayWorld

Initial casting is announced today 20 April 2017 for Qdos Entertainment's London Palladium production of Dick Whittington.Following the success of Cinderella last year, the production will s…

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Circus Hub Returns Bigger and Better with an Incredible International Line-Up by BroadwayWorld

After two successful years Circus Hub is bigger and better than ever before - presenting larger venues and bigger companies, this years programme is packed full of high flying, spectacular a…

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ABIGAIL’S PARTY – Touring by Break A Leg

Abigail’s Party was quite ground-breaking in its day, with the incomparable Mike Leigh at the helm and Alison Steadman heading up the cast as Beverly, it made waves on screen and on stage.…

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Exactly How Hard is the Cats Choreography? by Playbill Staff

We sent Tyler Mount to the Neil Simon Theatre to learn some of the iconic moves.

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WATCH: The Company of Cats Teach Choreography to Dance Novice Tyler Mount

Dance novice, Tyler Mount, joins the dance ensemble of Cats and gives you a sneak peek at how hard that choreography actually is.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Remembering Punk’s London Birthplace, the Roxy, With New Book and Blue Plaque by Mark Beech

London is marking the 40th anniversary of its most famous punk venue, the Roxy.The club – where the Clash, the Police and the Sex Pistols partied and performed - is the subject of a new bo…

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Magic at Coney: An Interview with Magician Gary Driefus by Trav S.D.

Sundays at Noon, Gary Dreifus presents his long-running family-oriented magic show at Coney Island USA, featuring a different line-up  of expert illusionists every week. Today, Gary gives u…

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First Listen: Jérôme Pradon singing "Liberte Egalite and Fraternite" from THE BRAILLE LEGACY

We're super excited for this sneak peek extract of THE BRAILLE LEGACY that has just been released! If this song is anything to go by, we are in for an emotional ride! The world premiere of t…

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‘12 Angry Men’ Laemmle's NoHo 7, Los Angeles, USA by Blouin Artinfo

The 60th anniversary screening of the movie “12 Angry Men” will take place at Laemmle's NoHo 7, Los Angeles on May 2, 2017.The film is directed by Sidney Lumet and stars Henry Fonda, Lee…

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‘Witness For The Prosecution’ at Laemmle Playhouse 7, Los Angeles, USA by Blouin Artinfo

The 60th anniversary screening of the movie “Witness For The Prosecution” will take place at Laemmle's Playhouse 7, Los Angeles on May 02, 2017.The film is directed by Billy Wilder …

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‘The Ruling Class’ at Laemmle's Royal, Los Angeles, USA by Blouin Artinfo

The 45th anniversary screening of the movie “The Ruling Class” will take place at Laemmle's Royal, Los Angeles on April 25, 2017.The film is directed by Peter Medak and stars Alastair Si…

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Theatre News: Casting announced for Dick Whittington pantomime at London Palladium

Panto returns to the Palladium after last year's Cinderella

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‘Unforgettable’ at Hollywood Palms Cinema, Naperville, Chicago, USA by Blouin Artinfo

“Unforgettable” will be screened at Hollywood Palms Cinema, Naperville, Chicago, from April 21 through April 27, 2017.The film is directed by Denise Di Novi and stars Katherine Heigl, Ro…

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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ star Ben Platt named to the Time 100 by Broadway Briefing

TIME has named Ben Platt to the 2017 TIME 100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The full list and related items appear in the May 1, 2017 issue of TIME, avail…

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Patience pays off in The Late Wedding at Hub Theatre (review) by Marshall Bradshaw

The Late Wedding doesn’t have a traditional plot. Instead, the play is more like a lesson plan: Its central theme is introduced and explained methodically, and then the audience is exposed…

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Offer: Get £15 Tickets to OUT OF THIS WORLD at the Peacock Theatre by Laura Phillips

Get £15 tickets to OUT OF THIS WORLD at the Peacock Theatre. OUT OF THIS WORLD | Peacock Theatre | 1 – 3 May Enter into a visually spectacular world as stunning special effe…

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NEWS: Toxic Avenger transfers to Arts Theatre, TICKETS ONSALE by Press Releases

Following a sold-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse last year, rock musical THE TOXIC AVENGER transfers to the Arts Theatre for a strictly limited ten-week season from 28 September to 3 …

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Photos: Indecent Opening Night by Jk Clarke

  Tuesday night, April 18 saw the Broadway opening night festivities of Paula Vogel’s Indecent at the Cort Theatre. The story of the making of, and subsequent censorship and obsce…

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Nicholas Woodeson to replace Tim Pigott-Smith in Death of a Salesman tour by Georgia Snow

The Royal and Derngate’s production of Death of a Salesman, which was postponed following the death of Tim Pigott-Smith, will continue. Nicholas

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Gilded Balloon to launch new Rose Theatre at Edinburgh Fringe 2017 by Thom Dibdin

Edinburgh Festival Fringe producer Gilded Balloon is to expand into the city’s New Town for this year’s festival, taking on a new

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Kelli O’Hara to Star in ‘Brigadoon’ at City Center by Christopher D. Shea

A concert staging of the 1947 Lerner and Loewe musical will run from Nov. 15 to 19.

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NELL GWYNN – Touring by Thom Dibdin

A musical about Nell Gwynn, when ‘orange’ is notoriously the most difficult word with which to rhyme? Sounds a tough prospect. As it happens, this isn’t strictly a musical, it’s a co…

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THE TOXIC AVENGER: THE MUSICAL to Transfer to Arts Theatre! by BroadwayWorld

Following a sold-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse, when it received 6 Off West End Award nominations including Best Musical, acclaimed rock musical 'The Toxic Avenger The Musical' is t…

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What's changed in 'My Fair Lady' is how we see Eliza by Chris Jones

Moss Hart. Jerry Adler. Alan Jay Lerner. Trevor Nunn. Bartlett Sher coming in 2018 on Broadway. Most directors of major productions of "My Fair Lady," it's fair to say, have come from a back…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Wilko Johnson to Celebrate 70th Birthday at the Royal Albert Hall this September by BroadwayWorld

2017 is certainly a special year for Wilko Johnson. Not only does it mark the 30th anniversary of the Wilko Johnson Band, but this year sees the guitarist celebrating his 70th birthday, whic…

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Theatre ‘obliged’ to tackle diversity despite cost, says Metta artistic director by Giverny Masso

The artistic director of Metta Theatre has claimed organisations have a moral duty to invest in diversity regardless of extra costs. Poppy

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Swanage’s Mowlem Theatre latest to adopt rep model as trend gathers momentum by Tim Bano

Swanage’s Mowlem Theatre will become the latest venue to revive repertory theatre when its summer season opens in August. Productions of Yes,

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Review: Blood on the Moon at Galway Theatre Festival by Chris McCormack

A body squirming in the gallows: Chris McCormack heads to Galway Theatre Festival to review Brick Wall Theatre's production of Pierre Brault's 1999 play. The post Review: Blood on the Moon a…

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Theatre News: Death of a Salesman tour to go ahead despite passing of Tim Pigott-Smith

Nicholas Woodeson will take over the role of Willy Loman

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Features: Let's Talk About Sets: Becky Minto on Mark Murphy's V-TOL's Out of this World

The co-designer of Mark Murphy's latest show, which is about to embark on a UK tour, talks us through her work on this intricate production

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Crime of Passion – Indecent by Jk Clarke

          by JK Clarke   In an allusion, perhaps, to the story of Exodus and the 40 years that Moses led his people through the desert to freedom, Pulitzer Priz…

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Rab C Nesbitt actor Sean Scanlan dies aged 68 by Georgia Snow

Sean Scanlan has died aged 68. The Scottish actor, known for his work on both stage and screen, died from cancer, it

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Toxic Avenger transfers from Southwark to Arts Theatre

THE TOXIC AVENGER was monstrous fun at Southwark Playhouse last spring so we're looking forward to it sliming its way into the West End, for a strictly limited season at the Arts Theatre dir…

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Top 5 theatre jobs of the week – ABTT, National Theatre and AIDA Cruises (April 19) by The Stage

This week’s top theatre vacancies on The Stage Jobs includes head of stage at the National Theatre, auditions for AIDA Cruises and the artistic

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri to talk to Fried Meat Ridge author & cast by Terri Paddock

Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will talk to the author and star of cult hit American comedy Out There on Fried Meat Ridge Rd. and other company members on Tuesday 9 May 2017. Got any questio…

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Glee's Matthew Morrison plays London concerts in May at Hippodrome

It seems like London is the place to be for Glee alumni right now! Following the lead of co-stars Leah Michelle (previewing her musical theatre album this week at Shoreditch Town Hall) and #…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Thursday, April 20, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Andy Karl to Miss “Groundhog Day” Performances, Critics Review “The Little Foxes,” and the Drama League Announces 2017 Nominations! “Today on Broadway&#…

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Marilyn Maye Dazzles and Inspires, but That’s Not News — Appearing through April 23 by Rob Lester

In an uncertain world, one thing you can always count on is being uplifted and your cup of cheer will runneth over when entertainer extraordinaire Marilyn Maye is holding court in the spotli…

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Theatre News: Exclusive: The Toxic Avenger to return to London in September

Following its sold-out run at Southwark Playhouse last year, Joe DiPietro and David Bryan's musical will transfer to the Arts Theatre

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Kerry Michael: ‘Diversity is not about being righteous’ by Natasha Tripney

After 12 years as artistic director at London’s Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael announced last year that he would be stepping

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Paul Roseby: Schools need arts day as well as sports day by Paul Roseby

I’m worried. Worse. I’m angry. The fundamental nature of what theatre practitioners, drama teachers, creative leaders, writers, designers, musicians and stage technicians

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Cast announced for Arcola’s Richard III by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The full cast has been announced for the new production of Shakespeare’s Richard III starring Greg Hicks at the Arcola Theatre in London. Hicks, who is associate artist at t…

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Plague at Arcola Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Neil Bartlett presents an updated version of Albert Camus’ story of living through crisis and fighting despair. But what have critics been saying about it?

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Offies founder Sofie Mason: ‘No one was ever paid’ by Tom Wicker

On April 23, the Off West End Awards – also known as “the Offies” – will celebrate this year’s winners at London’s

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Union Theatre reimagines Irving Berlin classic Annie Get Your Gun

Irving Berlin’s rootin', tootin' Wild West Broadway classic ANNIE GET YOUR GUN will be re-imagined at London’s Union Theatre next month. We can't wait to dust off our cowboy boots...

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Whisper House, The Other Palace by Jenny Gilbert

Scary? Not this ghost-story rock musical, sadlyIt used to be said that the devil had all the best music. But the devil seems to have lost his touch in this ghost-story rock musical from Dunc…

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National Theatre’s six-figure bid to create ‘UK’s Hamilton’ by Georgia Snow

National Theatre artistic director Rufus Norris has unveiled a major drive to develop new British musicals. The NT has formed a group

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Protecting Yourself Against Embezzling Grannies by Joe Patti

Every couple months the treasurer tells our board of directors how easy it would be to embezzle funds due to the lack of sufficient checks and balances. She is especially wary of the fact th…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Martha by Steven Morris

MarthaReviewed by Neal WeaverWhitefire TheatreThrough May 28 RECOMMENDEDModern dancer and choreographer Martha Graham has become an almost mythical figure. She was remarkably prolific, creat…

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BWW Morning Brief April 20th, 2017 - HELLO, DOLLY! Opens on Broadway and More! by Jessica Khan

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Today's big news Bette Midler officially returns to Broadway tonight in HELLO, DOLLY

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Matt Trueman: Have critics lost their appetite for hatchet jobs? by Matt Trueman

It’s been ages since I wrote a real stinker: an all-out, one-star assault. When I was younger – still indignant, still stupid

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Mark Shenton: No subject is off-limits in Broadway’s musical cauldron by Mark Shenton

It is simply impossible to make any generalisations about what will make a musical not only sing, but also fly: hits in

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Richard Jordan: Why are US critics taking potshots at British musical revivals? by Richard Jordan

Have you ever had that moment where you read a review and so vehemently disagreed with it that it made you angry?

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Supper by Steven Morris

SUPPERReviewed by Lovell Estell IIITheatre of NOTEThrough May 20RECOMMENDEDThe clan on display in Phinneas Kiyomura’s bleak comedy brings to mind that familiar adage of Tolstoy’s about u…

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A Doll’s House, Part 2 by Steven Morris

A Doll’s House, Part 2  Reviewed by Terry Morgan South Coast Repertory  Through April 30th  RECOMMENDED  One of the most intriguing uses of art is a conversation between an a…

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Charleses by Darryl Reilly

The dialogue is sparse as various mundane activities are depicted, such as learning to drive, shaving and ordering food from a deli. The infants are played by adult actors. The cast wears …

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Bette Midler Takes on an Iconic Role as Hello, Dolly! Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Put on your Sunday clothes and celebrate Bette Midler in the new Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly!, opening on April 20 at the Shubert Theatre. Jerry Zaks directs and Warren Carlyle choreogr…

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Gushing Over Christian Bale With ‘The Promise’ Co-Star by Young Hollywood

Gushing Over Christian Bale With ‘The Promise’ Co-Star The YH Studio says "bienvenue!" to the lovely Charlotte Le Bon, who stops by to tell us about her experience filming the gripping w…

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Tahj Mowry Says the Magic Word by Young Hollywood

Tahj Mowry Says the Magic Word "Baby Daddy" star Tahj Mowry joins us in the YH Studio for a little chat about his hit Freeform show and his favorite part about it as well as a few amazing ma…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Opening Night: Hello, Dolly! Is Lookin' Swell for Its Broadway Opening

Bette Midler celebrates her return to Broadway where she belongs.

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Six STL women picking up Visionary Awards on Monday by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Grammy Award-winning soprano Christine Brewer will perform

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Tram rides taking visitors to top of Gateway Arch resume today by From Staff Reports

The rides have been unavailable since late November, during part of the renovation project of the Arch grounds.

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Karen Mason, Klea Blackhurst, and Mademoiselle Colombe Coming to Feinstein’s/54 Below by Robert Viagas

See all the theatre-related events scheduled this week at the intimate venue.

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5 Musicals That Got Major Revisions When They Returned to Broadway by Logan Culwell-Block

From Grease to Cabaret, these revivals differed radically from their original Broadway outings.

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Fun Home Tour Kicks Off Victory Gardens’ Ambitious 43rd Season by Kelly Wallace

Chicago’s Victory Gardens reflects a new American era in its 2017–2018 lineup. See what’s hitting the stage this upcoming season.

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Swing Siblings: How Lissa and Mathew deGuzman Came to Cover the Full Ensemble of Aladdin’s National Tour by Michael Gioia

We ask them who got the offer first, who went on for the first preview, and what they’re most looking forward to with their first show together.

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Bette Midler Takes Center Stage as Hello, Dolly! Officially Opens on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The new revival also stars David Hyde Pierce, Gavin Creel, and Kate Baldwin.

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Schools of the Stars: Where Hello, Dolly! Cast and Creators Went to College by Sarah Jane Arnegger

Where the full cast and creative team of the Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly! pursued their college studies.

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A Glimpse Into Opening Night of The Little Foxes Starring Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon by Hannah Vine

The MTC production opened on Broadway April 19.

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Stage preview: Off the Wall confronts challenge of play about depression and suicide by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The story behind the play opening at Off the Wall Productions Friday and attempts to stage it are as compelling as the play itself.

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Comedian Gab Bonesso throws her manic energy into debut album by Scott Mervis / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ask a 30-something comedian to name her comic inspirations and you expect to hear maybe Sarah Silverman, Margaret Cho or even Dave Chappelle.

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Hard-driving BJM Danse closes Pittsburgh Dance Council season by Jane Vranish / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

There will be a lot to celebrate when BJM Danse caps the Pittsburgh Dance Council season Saturday at the Byham Theater, Downtown. The company itself is the second oldest group (45 years) in …

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Fun Home Kicks Off Victory Gardens’ Ambitious 43rd Season by Kelly Wallace

Chicago’s Victory Gardens reflects a new American era in its 2017–2018 lineup. See what’s hitting the stage this upcoming season.

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