Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

The Audience of Broadway’s Come From Away Cheers as Hillary Clinton Keeps a Good Thing Going by Halle Kiefer

If you’ve seen a Broadway show in the last six months or so, there’s a significant chance you saw a surprise double bill: the play or musical you paid for, and a celebrity cameo by Hilla…

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist announced by Arts Review

60 years ago, author Miles Franklin had a vision: to advance and better Australian literature. As the shortlist for the 2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award is revealed, it’s fair to say Mil…

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

‘Shakespeare’ theaters bearing misguided brunt of social media anger by Miriam Di Nunzio

Shakespeare Theater companies across the country are being slammed with angry emails and Facebook posts intended for New York's Public Theater.

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On the Couch with Le Gateau Chocolat by Arts Review

Who is Le Gateau Chocolat? Drag performance artist, opera singer, uncle, brother, partner, rhythmic ribbon gymnast with a penchant for storytelling, lycra, glamour and high fashion. What wou…

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The Haunting by Arts Review

The Haunting takes place entirely within a library. Designer, John Kerr, has made a long set, shelves stretched tall like a picture in the wrong aspect ratio, creating an unsettling sense of…

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Review: ‘Dreamgirls’ at ANKH Repertory Theatre and The Finest! Performance Foundation by Andra Abramson

Dreamgirls, with book and lyrics by Tom Eyen and music by Henry Krieger, was one of the very first shows I saw on Broadway, back in the 1980s. It was memorable then and it remains memorable …

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Eight Australian artists announced for Primavera 2017 by Arts Review

Eight Australian artists have been selected to exhibit their work at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) for Primavera 2017, opening 23 August. Working in a range of disciplines, …

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

UNDERGROUND - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Howard Miller

New York subway regulars will undoubtedly empathize with the couple who are stuck on a broken-down train in London's Underground at the end of a pleasant/awkward first date, in Isla van Tric…

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I Love You Now by Arts Review

A tragi-comedy and love puzzle that takes a long hard look at intimacy, desire and fidelity, Darlinghurst Theatre Company presents the premiere season of Jeanette Cronin’s new Australian p…

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Review: ‘Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre by John Harding

“May I return to the beginning?” runs a beloved lyric to the song “Any Dream Will Do” from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, now back for the summer at Toby’s — The …

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

US Shakespeare theaters report abuse amid uproar over Trump-like Caesar by Edward Helmore

Multiple theaters say they have received hateful messages following rightwing protests over a controversial New York City production of Julius CaesarAmerican theaters bearing William Shakesp…

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Review: ‘(Not) Water’ Offers Too Much to Drink In by Alexis Soloski

This Sheila Callaghan play, intermittently immersive, struggles under the weight of its ambitions.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘Invincible’ Brings Class and Conflict to the Party by Alexis Soloski

This Torben Betts play, a comedy set in northern England, skewers working class narrow-mindedness and liberal condescension.

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COME FROM AWAY Town Gander to Receive International Humanitarian Award by BroadwayWorld

According to The Gander Beacon, the New Foundland town that inspired the musical COME FROM AWAY with its overwhelming show of heart and hospitality has been awarded the international humanit…

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CD Review: BLONDEL Original London Cast Album by Nicky Sweetland

It's been over 10 years since the comedy musical Blondel was last seen on stage in London and with a new production about to open at the Union Theatre, Stage Door Records has released the Or…

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Andrew Kötting: voyages of an English visionary

The director’s new film is a brilliantly ramshackle recreation of King Harold’s last route

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Half-way to ’18 already! My goodness, where did the time go? by Philip

With the year nearly half spent, some random observations before leaving for Ontario to cover the Stratford and Shaw Festivals for Digital First Media newspapers in Michigan (and online) and…

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Native Americans walk out of Wyoming play with stereotypes by The Associated Press

The 1960 musical contains a scene in which characters dress up as and villainize Native Americans.

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Outrage After a New Zealand Theatre Alters JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, Sir Tim Rice Responds by BroadwayWorld

New Zealand's Artsplash Festival has found itself in a bit of trouble due to inexplicable artistic choices made in their production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The Times…

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Top 15 #ShakespeareInTheTrump Julius Caesar Tweets by Ashleigh Strange

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Native Americans walk out of musical depicting stereotypes

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- The University of Wyoming is warning audiences about offensive material in a traveling musical after Native American high school students walked out of a perform…

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Los Angeles Theater Review: IN THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW (Rogue Machine at the Met Theatre) by Dale Reynolds

A BRUTAL TRUE-LIFE EVENT IS THE BASIS FOR POWERFUL THEATER Katharine Cortez’ 80-minute take on the after-effects of the brutal slaying of 49 people at the LGBT dance-bar, PULSE, a year ag…

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Chicago Theater Review: MOBY DICK (remount at Lookingglass Theatre Company) by Lawrence Bommer

THE WHITE WHALE RETURNS! You can’t keep a good cetacean down. Buoyed by the success of their 2015 inaugural production and national tour, Lookingglass Theatre Company (in association with …

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Revisiting a masterpiece of culture clash in ‘The King and I’ by Hedy Weiss

While this touring edition of the 2015 Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center Theater revival is not perfect, it looks beautiful in the Oriental Theatre.

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Ronny Chieng on International Student and testing the limits of The Daily Show by Luke Buckmaster

Playing himself might be the ‘easiest job in the world’, but the boyish-looking, sick burn-delivering comic has been reliving some excruciating memoriesOn stage and screen, the comedian …

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Guest Blog: Nastazja Somers Talks Female Sexuality On Stage by Guest Blog: Nastazja Somers

As the founder of HerStory Feminist Theatre Festival, Imade a conscious decision a long time ago to only associate myself with feminist and political work that challenges the misrepresentati…

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Rodgers and Hammerstein fans, get yourself to this 'King and I' by Chris Jones

The all-Equity touring version of director Bart Sher's 2015 Lincoln Center revival of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's "The King and I" is a magnificent, genuinely revelatory produ…

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: First Look At Audra McDonald In West End LADY DAY! by Ana Maria Wiggins

This summer,Audra McDonald, the Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award-winning singer and actress, will be making her long-awaited West End debut as jazz legendBillie Holidayin Lady Day at Emerson's B…

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Coming Attractions: June 18 through July 4 — What Will Light Your Fire by Arts Fuse Editor

Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.

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Tony Fallout. Bard Targeted. The Boss on Broadway? Week in NY and San Francisco Theater by New York Theater

Tony Epilogue Within days of the Tony Awards (List of winners. Best moments) and the triumph of Dear Evan Hansen, three plays announced they were closing in June. Two of them – Indecent an…

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at noon (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: Kevin Spacey Aces CLARENCE DARROW at Arthur Ashe Stadium by Michael Dale

Ask any New York Mets fan and they'll tell you that one of the unique quirks about watching a game at the teams' Flushing home - be it the now-demolished Shea Stadium or the current Citi Fie…

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BWW TV: Poughkeepsie or Bust! 2017 Casts and Creatives Get Ready for a New Powerhouse Season by Tv - Press Previews

Vassar amp New York Stage and Film is preparing for the 33rd Powerhouse Season in Poughkeepsie, NY, running from June 23 through July 30, 2017

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Ty Burrell: The First Time I Met With an Agent. It Was Messy. - The New York Times by Ty Burrell

I took a leap of faith. A leap of his faith in me, really. And it turned out that theater was the only thing I had ever had a knack for, aside from sports, and in theater I didn’t get hit …

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Inside the Risky, First Out-of-Town Preview of La Cage aux Folles That Put a Gay Love Story Center Stage by Arthur Laurents

Were audiences in 1983 ready to see two gay men openly express physical affection onstage? Read director Arthur Laurents’ firsthand account of the nervous energy at the first public pe…

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HAMLET – West End by Jonathan Baz

Andrew Scott’s take on Hamlet, in Robert Icke’s Almeida production that has just transferred to the West End, is a testament to the versatility of Shakespeare’s prose. With Benedict Cu…

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 18 by Audition Roundup

Updated this week Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 18, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country.

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Theatre Time Review: "Animal" by Joseph Cervelli

Rebecca Hall again gives an extraordinary performance. Review will appear on and in Community Life newspapers this week.

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Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 18 by Audition Roundup

Updated this week Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 18, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including whatwhenwhere and how to audition

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Clay Siegall; The Man at the Forefront of Cancer Treatment by Rino16

Clay Siegall is the CEO and chair of Seattle Genetics. He co-founded the medical research company in 1998 and has been with it ever since. Siegall has a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from t…

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Kiss Me at Trafalgar Studios by Emma Clarendon

Ben Lloyd-Hughes and Claire Lams star in Anna Ledwich’s production of Richard Bean’s play. But what have critics been making of it?

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Dear Evan Hansen, Anastasia, and More Show Off Their Broadway Trading Cards by Hannah Vine

A new edition of The Lights of Broadway Show Cards, featuring 120 collectible trading cards depicting Broadway artists, shows, and more, has just been released.

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Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks with Entertainment Lawyer Mark Sendroff by Behind The Curtain

Order in the court because entertainment lawyer to the stars, Mark Sendroff, swings by the studios to discuss his life, career, and what he has learned from his legendary client list with Ro…

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The Arts on the Stamps of the World — June 18 by Doug Briscoe

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

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Tonight! Don't Be Late to Class at BROADWAY BARES: STRIP U by BroadwayWorld

A friendly reminder Class will be in session tonight at the only college campus where clothing is optional and bodacious burlesque is always in the curriculum. This year's theme for Broadway…

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THE MISANTHROPE – Drayton Arms by Laura Kressly

Exchange Theatre sets The Misanthrope in a contemporary newsroom full of gossip, affairs, backstabbing and cocaine-fueled all-nighters. Alceste loathes the way his colleagues behave, but fan…

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 9am (Broadway Time)

James Montgomery Flagg: Lived Up To His Name by Trav S.D.

Illustrator James Montgomery Flagg (1877-1960) was born on June 18. Flagg’s best known work (above) is especially timely — the Uncle Sam/ “I Want You” poster was crea…

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Madeline is a Bright Star! by Serena

Meet Broadway Wiz Bright Star, Madeline from Lexington, MA. Madeline played Link Larkin in a production of Hairspray and she also got to sing with Todrick Hall when he was in Kinky Boots!

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FROM DOWN UNDER: The Sleeping Beauty by Simon Parris

Returning to the Melbourne stage less than two years after its premiere, David McAllister’s production of The Sleeping Beauty can be appreciated not just for its luxuriously lavish staging…

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Take in a jam, show your pride: Top Ticket by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Final week of Buddies’ festival, world’s best hip-hop dancers and a second chance to see a SummerWorks winner.

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The week ahead in L.A. dance, June 18-25: Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre and more by Matt Cooper

DANCE Compiled by Matt Cooper Red Giselle Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg presents this fantasy inspired by the tragic life of famed Russian ballerina Olga Spessivtseva. Segerstrom Hall, Seg…

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Time Warner CEO Defends Public Theater’s ‘Julius Caesar’ | Variety by Daniel Holloway

Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes defended his company’s financial support for New York’s embattled Public Theater on Thursday at the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting in Burbank, Cal…

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Review:Angels in America at by Elyse Sommer

The opera version of Tony Kushner's two-part epic finally made its New York debut, courtesy of the New York City Opera Company

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BWW's On This Day - June 18, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Magic Time!: ‘Still Life with Rocket’ at Theater Alliance as Voyage to a New Form: A Q&A with Director Mollye Maxner by John Stoltenberg

Still Life With Rocket is greater than the sum of its arts. The diverse forms of installation, choreography, and character-driven drama come together in this collaboratively devised experien…

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When Anna Pavlova met Uday Shankar – and changed dance for ever by Judith Mackrell

The world's biggest ballet star collaborated with an Indian art student in 1923 – and set a major dance career in motionReading on mobile? Click to view Continue reading...

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Julius Caesar Production Closes, But Debate Over Art And Politics Likely to Rage On by Vanessa Romo

A production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar that ends Sunday has drawn the ire of conservatives for its depiction of President Trump as the ill-fated Roman politician.

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Dramatizing Faith in the Post-Trump Era: A Conversation between Director June Guralnick and Playwright Suzanne Bradbeer by (jamie)

By Suzanne Bradbeer, June Guralnick. Conversation between director June Guralnick and playwright Suzanne Bradbeer about The God Game , plays about faith post-election, and the division of ch…

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THE ENCHANTED – The Bunker by Shanine Salmon

The play is wholly rooted in humanity—even as it outlines the consequences that can occur when humanity gets forgotten. In the primary narrative strand of The Enchanted, a prisoner tells u…

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Review: Review: Jenůfa (West Horsley Place)

Grange Park Opera revives WNO's long-lived Katie Mitchell production

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Scottish Dance Theatre review – ballet with the spirit of street-dance rebellion by Judith Mackrell

The Place, LondonRadical hip-hop choreographer Botis Seva liberates his dancers from the strictures of classical dance with a strange new language of movementEver since Isadora Duncan denoun…

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Human Story Theatre by Helen McWilliams

Human Story Theatre secures funding and launches new play, The Fourth Dog by Oxford playwright, Zena Forster, at Offbeat Festival 2017 and beyond. The Fourth Dog is a one hour comedy about b…

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 6am (Broadway Time)

'How to be a Respectable Junkie' at Dobama Theatre puts a face on heroin's harvest of death by Andrea Simakis

Playwright Greg Vovos gives addiction a human face in Dobama's 'How to be a Respectable Junkie.'

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Thoughts on the Hamilton casting choices by Shanine Salmon

Westman and Jibson are not big names but both are very experienced actors; Westman was recently in Torn at the Royal Court, London and Jibson has many stage and screen credits behind him. Th…

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)

This Week on Broadway for June 18, 2017: Tony Awards Reviews, Julius Caesar in Central Park by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about last week’s Tony Awards telecast, A. R. Gurney, and Bruce Springsteen. Reviews include Kevin Spacey is Clarence Darro…

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Quizzes: Test your theatre knowledge: Rock musicals

Bat Out Of Hell is ready to rock in the West End, so test your knowledge on rock musicals

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Five reasons to see Annie by Emma Clarendon

1. The children of the cast: every single young actress on the stage throughout the show are immensely talented and have a great energy about them that brings a smile to the faces of the au…

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Jenny Slate: ‘Ivanka Trump is a fake feminist and should be ashamed’ by Barbara Ellen

The US actor, standup and author on her new film, Gifted, rescuing her career after being fired from Saturday Night Live, inspirational women and the terrifying situation in the White HouseJ…

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Rain review – a brief shower is enough by Luke Jennings

Sadler’s Wells, LondonAnne Teresa de Keersmaeker weaves a compelling spell to Steve Reich’s music, but the resulting downpour is unrelentingRain was created in 2001 by the Belgian choreo…

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Lise Davidsen: ‘There’s a high expectation every time I go out and sing’ by Fiona Maddocks

The young Norwegian soprano on her Glyndebourne debut, her musical heroes, and how the voice has a way of finding its own levelNorwegian soprano Lise Davidsen, 30, shot to fame two years ago…

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The Country Girls review – a credit to Irish womanhood by Susannah Clapp

Minerva, ChichesterNearly 60 years after Edna O’Brien’s novel outraged the establishment, the gallivanting girls are as vital as ever in this skilled stage versionWhen Edna O’Brien pub…

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Anatomy of a Suicide review – unhappy days are here again by Susannah Clapp

Royal Court, LondonAlice Birch’s riveting play, expertly directed by Katie Mitchell, examines how devastating sadness can seep through generations of womenWhen sadness runs through a famil…

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Sweet Bird of Youth review – hysteria unleashed by Susannah Clapp

Festival theatre, ChichesterJonathan Kent summons arresting moments from Tennessee Williams’s drama but can’t fully rescue a play that fails to meld personal and politicalTennessee Willi…

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Ode to Leeds review – the poetry of youth by Clare Brennan

West Yorkshire Playhouse, LeedsA compelling coming-of-age story about five hopefuls set to compete in a poetry ‘slam’ competitionSmoke hazes the stage. Close to the audience, five microp…

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘Rebollar and Friends: 40 and Up!’ – Last Chance to RebollarDance at Joe’s Movement Emporium is TODAY, 6/18/17, at 4:00PM! by William Powell

We’ve all heard the cliches about aging: Life begins at 40. You are not getting older, you are getting better. Age is just a number. Once a man, twice a child. The inspiring dance repertoi…

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Muny stages 'The Little Mermaid,' a father-daughter tale by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Triton and Ariel suffer through the teen years, just like everybody else

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Special Reports: Celebrate Father's Day With the 5 Best Dads of the Broadway Season

From the Bronx to Saigon, great dads are all over Broadway.

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Broadway Bares: Strip U Presented June 18 by Adam Hetrick

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ annual burlesque fundraiser is held at the Roseland Ballroom.

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Protesters Outside ‘Julius Caesar’ in Central Park, and Laughs Inside by Emily Palmer and Maya Salam

Just a day after the “Shakespeare in the Park” play was interrupted by protesters who rushed on stage, a few demonstrators picketed, and the production was adjusted to address the episod…

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Original Sweeney Todd Johanna Helps Ring in Father’s Day in NYC by Robert Viagas

Sarah Rice is the featured attraction in Richard Skipper Celebrates—which is going on summer hiatus.

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Friends’ Matthew Perry Finds Vulnerability in His Playwriting Debut, The End of Longing by Olivia Clement

Could Perry be any more ready to write and star in an Off-Broadway play?

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Get Ready for Broadway Bares 2017 With a Look Back at Last Year’s Stripped Down Performance by Hannah Vine

The 27th annual edition of the showbiz striptease takes place June 18 at the Hammerstein Ballroom.

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How Theatre and Drama Can Have Healing Powers by Kelly Wallace

Practitioners in the burgeoning field of drama therapy find that the creative outlet can offer a release to those in pain.

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