Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ at the Little Theatre of Alexandria by Em Skow

It’s rare that a play allows for a more distanced view than that of its cinematic counterpart, but in the case of the Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of Driving Miss Daisy, Alf…

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TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art announces 2017 program by Arts Review

Featuring the work of more than 1,000 artists from across the country at city-wide exhibitions and events including a three-day art fair, TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal &…

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Review: On the Shore of the Wide World by Brian Scott Lipton

On the heels of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” and “Heisenberg,” British playwright Simon Stephens is one hot commodity. And given his longstanding relationship …

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On the Couch with Kathryn Selby AM by Arts Review

Who is Kathryn Selby AM? Kathryn Selby AM is Australia’s pre-eminent award-winning chamber music pianist, and the Artistic Director and founder of the popular nationally touring Selby &#…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: 3 Generations Aching to Connect ‘On the Shore of the Wide World’ by Ben Brantley

Simon Stephens’s play explores the dreams and disappointments in one working-class family.

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Review: On the Shore of the Wide World

The playwright behind The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time brings his 2005 domestic drama to Atlantic Theater Company.

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Lindsay Mendez at 54 Below by Sandi Durell

      By Brian Scott Lipton   In her 10 years on the New York stage, Lindsay Mendez has managed to make a strong impression on audiences whether she’s been the backup s…

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Vanishing New York by Marilyn Lester

From the moment the Dutch set foot here in 1624, New York has been a place ever-evolving. Ours is a city that dynamically reinvents itself – a place where change is a way of life. Until re…

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On the Shore of the Wide World by Sandi Durell

  by Michael Bracken     Conversations come in bits and pieces in On the Shore of the Wide World at the Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater, as do scenes and info…

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The Lake Dillon Theatre Company is a welcome gathering place for locals and visitors alike by Chryss Cada

Hiking, biking and skiing, plus an innovative theater? Lake Dillon Theatre Company is a welcome addition to the scene in Silverthorne.

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On the Shore of the Wide World, Linda Gross Theater, New York — rudderless

A portrait of lower-middle-class life in Northern England that loses focus

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Review: In a Little Room

Two strangers in a hospital waiting room grapple with life, loss, and each other in this dark comedy.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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News: ‘Olityelwe (The Forgotten)’ Returns to DC in Full Production for Two Performances Only at Theater Alliance by John Stoltenberg

I reported on this extraordinary play when it was a staged reading at Theater J last June and said at the end: “Somebody needs to pick this one up and bring it back.” Well, that&…

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Theatre Review: ‘The Legend of Pufferfish Pat: A Tall Tale for Mad Times’ at InterAct Story Theatre by Barbara Trainin Blank

It’s a beautiful fall day in Montgomery County when many potential audience members are probably outside enjoying the weather. But those inside the Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center …

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Theatre Review: ‘Skeleton Crew’ at Studio Theatre by Stephanie House

Dominique Morrisseau began writing “Skeleton Crew” when she met a woman who was living in her car in the parking lot of a hotel in her hometown of Detroit. She remembers being devastated…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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5 Shows That Sealed Peter Hall’s Stage Legacy by The New York Times

Recalling the original critical response to pathbreaking productions directed by the founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Photo Flash: LEGO Matilda Unveiled in the West End in Honor of Roald Dahl Day by BroadwayWorld

To mark Roald Dahl Day today, 13 September, the Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda the Musical welcomed to the Cambridge Theatre stage a very special visitor. Emma Moore, one of the four ac…

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Prepping for Ultraviolence: The Cast of A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Dishes on Their Physical New Gig by Alexa Criscitiello

The cast of the hotly anticipated off-Broadway run of the stage adaptation of the classic novel, A Clockwork Orange, just met the press and BWW was there to take you inside the special day T…

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Photo Flash: Griffin Matthews' WITNESS UGANDA Gets Reading at The Wallis by BroadwayWorld

Witness Uganda - a documentary musical that follows co-creator Griffin Matthews' transformative story establishing UgandaProject, an organization that sponsors the education of ten Ugandan o…

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Michael Xavier of Prince of Broadway by Broadway.com

Michael Xavier stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about Prince of Broadway and more with Imogen Lloyd Webber.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Kim or Ellen? Who Does MISS SAIGON's Alistair Brammer Think is Chris's True Love? by Alexa Criscitiello

Just last week, BroadwayWorld took you backstage at MISS SAIGON to get up close and personal with Allistair Brammer.

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NEWSIES, KINKY BOOTS Star Adam Kaplan Visits the Broadwaysted Podcast by Broadwaysted

This week we're pouring out Brooklyn Lager and Kimberly's gin amp tonic with our newest FriendoftheShow, the amazing Adam Kaplan Adam spills about his early, unrehearsed Broadway debut cover…

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Review: The CiviliTy of Albert Cashier (Permoveo Productions) by Lauren Whalen

The CiviliTy of Albert Cashier has the bones of a solid production: a sad but compelling true story, dynamic lead performers and a beautiful score. However, it still feels like a work-in-pro…

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Pricey revivals are driving Broadway producers crazy by Michael Riedel

Prospective backers for the upcoming revivals of “Angels in America” and “M. Butterfly” are getting sticker shock when they see the price tags. These are big, bold and potentially th…

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The Blinding Light, Jermyn Street Theatre, review – Jasper Britton is fascinatingly febrile by Aleks.sierz

Playwright August Strindberg goes psychotic in Howard Brenton’s latestAnyone who likes playing “Spot the weirdo” will find themselves instantly at home in Howard Brenton’s new play, …

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POTENTIAL MARRIAGES by Matt Windman

The Mint has discovered a treasure trove of lost work by Irish playwright Teresa Deevy and puts on four one-acts here.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Remembering Sir Peter Hall’s master stagework in Chicago by Hedy Weiss

It is Hall's work on the opera stage that left its greatest mark in Chicago.

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Condola Rashad to Lead Shaw’s Saint Joan by Broadwaydirect

Manhattan Theatre Club is readying a revival of Bernard Shaw’s Saint Joan set to hit Broadway this spring. The production, which is poised to begin previews on April 3, 2018 toward an …

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THE BLINDING LIGHT Jermyn St Theatre SW1 by Libby Purves and Friends

A PSYCHOTIC SAMSON AND HIS WOMEN   “There is no such thing as the imagination” says August Strindberg indignantly. “Things are real or they are not.”. Right now, holed up in a s…

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Me the People: The Trump America Musical Sets Off-Broadway Closing Date by Adam Hetrick

The musical revue that skewers the current presidential administration and the state of American politics, will close September 24.

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Theater News: Santino Fontana, Alex Timbers to Participate in Discussion About Streaming Performing Arts Online

Could seeing a Broadway musical become as easy as listening to the latest Taylor Swift album on Spotify?

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Film News: Live-Action Aladdin Announces New Release Date

The film reboot trades places with Star Wars: Episode IX on Disney's calendar.

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The Broadway Cast is Back With Kara Lindsay, Telly Leung, and Ashley Brown by Olivia Clement

Playbill’s podcast kicks off its second season with three Disney favorites.

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Carmen Disruption by Vanessa Cate

Carmen Disruption Reviewed by Neal Weaver City Garage Theatre Through October 15  RECOMMENDED  Playwright Simon Stephens (Heisenberg, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) dec…

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Richard Jones’ New Parsifal, Anna Netrebko in La Traviata, and More Head to Paris National Opera by Ryan McPhee

Tony nominee and Olivier winner Jones directs a new staging of the Wagner epic as part of the 2017–2018 lineup.

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Hedda (Gabler) by Innovative Theatre Foundation

Written by Henrik IbsenAdapted by Matt MinnicinoDirected by Joseph Mitchell ParksProduced by Wandering Bark Theatre Co. in association with IRT Theater Nominations:  Outstanding Costume Des…

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Daytona by Vanessa Cate

Daytona Reviewed by Paul Birchall Rogue Machine Theatre at the MET Through October 30  RECOMMENDED Playwright Oliver Cotton’s elegiac and unexpectedly thrilling drama carries the weight o…

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Playwright A.R. Gurney Gets A Heartfelt Broadway Send-Off by Jeremy Gerard

Family, friends and fans filled Broadway’s Music Box Theatre Tuesday afternoon to remember the prolific playwright A.R. Gurney, the Love Letters and Dining Room author who died June 13…

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Former Second City cast member files racial discrimination lawsuit by Chris Jones

Scott Morehead, an actor and writer who was a cast member in the Second City e.t.c. revue "A Red Line Runs Through It," has filed a complaint against the storied comedy theater in Chicago al…

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Odds & Ends: Patti LuPone to Release New Album Don't Monkey with Broadway, Lena Hall Joins Cast of Snowpiercer Pilot & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Patti LuPone to Release New Album Don't Monkey with Broadway Broadway Records has announced that War Paint star Pa…

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Cast Complete for Tracy Letts's World Premiere THE MINUTES at Steppenwolf; Stars Also Set for BLKS and More! by BroadwayWorld

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces full casting for its upcoming productions of BLKS by poet Aziza Barnes December 7, 2017 - January 28, 2018 You Got Older by Clare Barron January 25 - Ma…

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Wish Granted! Disney's Live-Action ALADDIN Announces Release Date by Movies News Desk

Production is currently underway at Longcross Studios outside London for Disney's ALADDIN, the live-action adaptation of the studio's animated classic, and Entertainment Weekly has revealed …

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Interview: Director Kristin McCarthy Parker on the Magic Behind ‘Puffs’ by Jose Solis

Everyone knows the story of the boy wizard with the electric scar on his forehead, but few know the tale of some of his less popular classmates, who also left their mark in the world. Leave …

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Word Becomes Flesh loses none of its strength in its return to Theater Alliance (review) by Susan Galbraith

Hey, put down your guns!  I’m not talking about hand-carrying, capitalist-and-NRA-endorsed devices you can buy on DC streets. I’m talking about the weapons of words we use to hate on ea…

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Paris Ballet's 2017–2018 Season Opens Sept. 21 by Ruthie Fierberg

The season will feature work by George Balanchine, Rudolf Nureyev, Benjamin Millepied, and more.

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The Gun Show by Innovative Theatre Foundation

The Gun Show (part of the Women in Theatre Festival) Written by EM LewisDirected by Shelly ButlerProduced by Project Y Theatre Company  Nominations: Outstanding Solo Performance, Andrew W. …

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Fight For The Right To Rock: A Review of Rock of Ages at Drury Lane by Mary Kroeck

The jukebox musical features dozens of eighties rock classics, complete with acid washed jeans and fishnet tights.

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Theater News: New York City Center Managing Director Mark Litvin to Retire in 2018

Litvin departs after 17 years with the theater's executive staff.

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The Coal Mine Theatre stays small but ambitious: Fricker by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

In their 80-seat Danforth Ave. space, Ted Dykstra and Diana Bentley aim to bring Toronto audiences 'great storytelling'.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Go Inside the Opening Weekend of the San Francisco Opera Season by Hannah Vine

The 95th season kicked off with celebrations and performances September 8–10.

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More Stars Added to Abingdon’s 25th Anniversary Gala Honoring Bebe Neuwirth by Robert Viagas

Nick Adams, Sebastian Arcelus, and Christine Pedi are among those who will perform a Kander & Ebb revue.

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Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin Sets Release Date by Andrew Gans

Will Smith will play the Genie in the upcoming film, which is currently shooting outside London.

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Review: ‘Word Becomes Flesh’ at Theater Alliance at Anacostia Playhouse by Ramona Harper

The Word, in spiritual parlance, is the creative power of God made audible and visible through His Son. It is the energy of the divine dynamic made manifest through Self-revelation. True to …

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:54PM

iLuminate to open Trust Presents 2017-18 season Sept. 22 with high-tech theatrics by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The full lineup of the Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents Series has been announced, beginning with "America’s Got Talent" finalist iLuminate, fusing dance and music with a high-…

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Five-Time Oscar Winner John Williams Talks Bringing Star Wars Scores to the New York Philharmonic by Jay Gabler

The five-concert series features the Philharmonic playing the live score to screenings ofThe Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and more starting tonight.

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Detroit’s assembly line brought to vibrant life in ‘Skeleton Crew’ by Peter Marks

An important playwright, Dominique Morisseau, makes her Washington debut.

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The First Time: Judith Light: The First Time I Quit a Big Job by Judith Light

Ms. Light was terrified to leave the soap opera “One Life to Live,” her first television series. But making the leap transformed her career.

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Tow Foundation Names 2017-18 Playwrights-in-Residence by American Theatre Editors

Seven nonprofit theatres in New York City will be creative homes for playwrights to develop new work.

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Penobscot Theatre Company Completes Renovations by American Theatre Editors

The company has brought modern touches, and new plush seats, to its home at the Bangor Opera House.

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Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train, a blazingly sharp script, a compelling staging at 1st Stage by Kelly McCorkendale

Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train—a disturbing, dark dramedy by the Pulitzer-prize winning Stephen Adly Guirgis and first performed in 2000—places incarceration and morality side by side an…

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12 Performances of “Frank Mills” for September 12, right here in front of the Waverly

How can you resist a dozen performances of this Hair number?

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Zainab Jah & More to Star in World Premiere School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play by Andy Lefkowitz

Obie winner Zainab Jah (Eclipsed) will take on the role of Eloise Amponsah in Jocelyn Bioh's world premiere play School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play, debuting at off-Broadway&#…

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Once by Vanessa Cate

Once Reviewed by Katie Buenneke South Coast Repertory Through September 30 Mounting the first regional production of a show that recently played on Broadway puts the creative team between a …

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Theater News: Complete Casting Announced for School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls Play

Zainab Jah, Myra Lucretia Taylor, and more join the ensemble of Jocelyn Bioh's world premiere with MCC.

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Music News: Patti LuPone's Don't Monkey With Broadway to Be Released by Broadway Records

The album was recorded live at the Engeman Theater in Northport.

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Photo Flash: A Raisin in the Sun Set For September 15 Opening at Two River Theater

The production features the father and son acting duo of Willie and Brandon J. Dirden.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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The MOuTH, Story City Take A Relaxed Approach To Storytelling Onstage by Christopher Arnott

What's my story? Stories. I hosted a storytelling series at a club in New Haven for a few years. All that speaking got in the way of my writing, so I took a break. End of story. A few weeks …

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Playwrights’ Center Sets 2017-18 Season of Readings by American Theatre Editors

The Minneapolis development hub will present free public readings of 8 playwrights, including Jen Silverman, Stefanie Zadravec, and Harrison David Rivers.

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Facebook Groups For Pages Is Here! by Ceci Dadisman

A couple of months ago, Facebook announced the roll out of Groups for Pages; a much-requested feature by Page Admins. Groups for Pages allows a Group to be created by a Page, rather than nee…

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Jamaica – Harlem Rep Theater by Sandi Durell

    By Marilyn Lester   Kudos to the Harlem Repertory Theater (HRT) for a colorful, exuberant revival of the forgotten Broadway treasure Jamaica. The original musical opened a…

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Patti LuPone to Release New 2-Disc Live Album by Logan Culwell-Block

Don't Monkey With Broadway drops September 29.

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Steppenwolf announces complete casts of 'The Minutes,' 'BLKS' and 'You Got Older' by Morgan Greene

Casting is complete for Tracy Letts’ world premiere drama “The Minutes,” along with upcoming winter productions, Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced Tuesday. Danny McCarthy and Jeff …

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Cast, Creatives Set for Jocelyn Bioh's SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY at MCC Theater by BroadwayWorld

MCC Theater today announced the complete cast and creative team for the second show of its 2017-18 season the World Premiere of School Girls Or, the African Mean Girls Play, written by 2017-…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Brian Hutchison, Wendie Malick and More in BIG NIGHT at the Douglas by BroadwayWorld

The world premiere of Paul Rudnick's new play 'Big Night' opens Saturday, September 16 at 8 p.m. at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Directed by Tony winner Walter…

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Patti LuPone's DON'T MONKEY WITH BROADWAY Live Album Out This Fall by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Records announced today that Patti LuPone Don't Monkey With Broadway will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, September 29, 2017.

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'Visionary, master diplomat – and absolute smoothie': stars pay tribute to Peter Hall by Interviews By Chris Wiegand and Imogen Tilden

He gave Peter Brook his big break, helped Elaine Paige conquer her fear, showed Griff Rhys Jones the joy of farce and dazzled a teenage Samuel West. They celebrate the great director who has…

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Zainab Jah and More Set for School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The world premiere from Jocelyn Bioh will play MCC Theater beginning in November.

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Star of Stage & Screen Kenneth Branagh to Receive BAFTA Career Award by BroadwayWorld

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles BAFTA Los Angeles is pleased to announce that award-winning actor and director Kenneth Branagh will receive the Albert R. Broccoli…

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Roundabout's THE LAST MATCH by Jennifer Broski

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the New York premiere of Anna Ziegler's new play The Last Match, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. The cast includes Wilson Bethel as 'Tim,' Alex Mickiewi…

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Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Will Roland Takes Over the Kitchen! by BroadwayWorld TV

In this latest episode, we bring you a very special guest from Dear Evan Hansen- Jared Kleinman himself, Will Roland For the recipe for Katie's White Lie Chocolate Cherry Poptarts, visit www…

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Did you check out our latest work for Cynopsis? by Sit-Admin

We partnered with our friends at Cynopsis Media to develop an awesome video to kickoff their inaugural Short Form Video […] The post Did you check out our latest work for Cynopsis? app…

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Watch Lucas Steele’s Touching Goodbye to The Great Comet in Short Film by Andrew Gans

One Last Look features an arrangement of Dave Malloy’s “Goodbye My Gypsy Lovers.”

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Two Years After Launching Mosaic, Ari Roth Reflects by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Marilyn Millstone, Ari Roth. An interview with Ari Roth, artistic director of Mosaic Theater Company in Washington, DC.

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Laura Osnes and Norm Lewis Among Headliners for D.C. Bernstein on Broadway Concert by Robert Viagas

Santino Fontana and Beth Malone also on tap for the September 24 event.

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Theater News: Ali Stroker, Carrie St. Louis, and More Join Abingdon Theatre Gala Performance

A cast of Broadway stars will celebrate Bebe Neuwirth with a showcase of Kander and Ebb's And The World Goes 'Round.

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Theater News: Steve Martin to Be Honored at Drama League Gala

Martin's works include Meteor Shower and Bright Star.

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The Heidi Chronicles at Rep Stage (review) by Jayne Blanchard

    Watching Rep Stage’s luminous production of The Heidi Chronicles as a spinster of a certain age, you don’t know whether to belt out “Mirror, Mirror” from Stephen Sondhe…

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Zoe Wanamaker & More to Lead West End Revival of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party by Andy Lefkowitz

Zoë Wanamaker, Stephen Mangan and Toby Jones are set to star in a 2018 London revival of Harold Pinter's dark play The Birthday Party. Ian Rickson will direct the West End…

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Wilson Bethel, Alex Mickiewicz & More Get Set for Anna Ziegler's The Last Match by Lindsey Sullivan

Game, set, match! Anna Ziegler's new play The Last Match is set to play off-Broadway's Laura Pels Theatre. Directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, the production will begin previews o…

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Review: ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts by Julia L. Exline

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts presents Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, with a book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay, lyrics by Johnny Mercer, and music by Gene de Paul, includi…

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Taylor Mac on queering history: 'Someone like me doesn't normally get to represent America' by Alex Needham

Set to headline Melbourne festival, the performer’s epic 24-hour show presents an alternative history that celebrates the outsidersYou know you’re witnessing something special when it’…

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BWW Review: Lea Michele-Led Comedy THE MAYOR Gets Our Vote! by Emily Bruno

THE MAYOR is a fresh new addition to ABC's comedy line up with a solid cast. Brandon Micheal Hall will soon become Hollywood's rising star. He portrays Courtney Rose with such charisma tha…

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Steve Martin Will Be Honored at Drama League's 'MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala by BroadwayWorld

The Drama League has announced that Steve Martin has been named as the 2017 Honoree for the organization's 34th Annual Benefit Gala A Musical Celebration of Broadway.

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No Place Like Home: A Review of Muthaland at 16th Street Theater by Mary Kroeck

Throughout “Muthaland” Minita Gandhi channels over a dozen figures in her life

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Steve Martin to Be Honored at 2017 Drama League Gala by Ryan McPhee

The event, paying tribute to the Meteor Shower playwright and Bright Star co-composer, will take place November 6.

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Immersive 'Southern Gothic' added to Windy City's season by Morgan Greene

Windy City Playhouse will present a world premiere immersive theater production in February, the company announced Tuesday. “Southern Gothic,” written by Leslie Liautaud and directed by …

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Theater News: Will Swenson Returns to Waitress Tonight

The Broadway star steps back into the role of Earl, having previously played the part this past spring.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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SAINT JOAN, Starring Condola Rashad, Will Bring Religious Icon to Broadway This Spring by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club will produce a new Broadway production of Saint Joan, written by Nobel Prize in Literature and Academy Award winner Bernard Shaw and directed by Tony Award winner Dani…

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Andrew Rannells, Jane Lynch Set for Guest Appearances on NBC's WILL & GRACE by TV News Desk

The guest list for NBC's upcoming WILL amp GRACE reboot keeps getting starrier According to out.com, GLEE's Jane Lynch and Tony nominee Andrew Rannells will appear in an upcoming episode of …

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Neil Patrick Harris to Host Elton John AIDS Foundation's Fall Gala; THE LION KING Cast to Perform! by BroadwayWorld

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, the Elton John AIDS Foundation EJAF will host its annual New York Fall Gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. This year's gala commemora…

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Nick Adams, Morgan James, Christine Pedi, Ali Stroker and More Join Abingdon Theatre Company's 25th Anniversary Gala Lineup by BroadwayWorld

Abingdon Theatre Company has announced additional casting for their upcoming 25th Anniversary Gala on Monday, October 23 at The Edison Ballroom 240 W. 47th Street. Honoring two-time Tony and…

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Dietrich Rides Again by Marilyn Lester

In 1939, the hugely popular international film star Marlene Dietrich made the western comedy, Destry Rides Again with the equally popular American actor James Stewart. It’s from this highl…

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Michael Ball, Beverley Knight, Christina Bianco and More to Set Sail on Immersive Musical Theatre Cruise by BroadwayWorld

Some of the world's most celebrated West End and Broadway stars will entertain passengers on-board the UK's first specialist fully fledged Musical Theatre Festival at Sea.

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David Mirvish Remembers Sir Peter Hall, Will Dim Royal Alexandra Theatre Marquee in His Honour by BroadwayWorld

David Mirvish is saddened to learn about the death of theatre giant Sir Peter Hall, who died in London at the age of 86 on September 11, 2017. In honour of his life, the lights of the Royal …

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Photo Flash: Wilson Bethel, Alex Mickiewicz, and Company of The Last Match Meet the Press

Natalia Payne and Zoë Winters also star in the new play from Anna Ziegler.

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Theater News: Condola Rashad to Return to Broadway in Shaw's Saint Joan

The drama will be directed by Daniel Sullivan.

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Theater News: David Harrower's Knives in Hens to Make New York City Debut at 59E59 Theaters

Harrower made his Broadway debut in 2016 with his dramatic two-hander Blackbird.

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Condola Rashad’s Next Role on Broadway: Joan of Arc by Andrew R. Chow

The Tony-nominated Ms. Rashad will star in ‘Saint Joan,’ Bernard Shaw’s classic play.

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Review: In ‘Wrestling Jerusalem,’ One Man Gives Voice to Many by Ken Jaworowski

In a movie adapted from his play, the writer and actor Aaron Davidman portrays more than a dozen people affected by the Mideast conflict.

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Breaking: ‘Bright Colors And Bold Patterns’ Returns Off-Broadway by Matthew Wexler

The hit Off-Broadway play "Bright Colors and Bold Patterns" returns for an eight-week run at SoHo Playhouse.

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Cast and Creative Team of Roundabout Theatre Company’s The Last Match Meets the Press by Marc J. Franklin

The play by Anna Ziegler, directed by Gay Taylor Upchurch, is set to begin performances September 28.

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The Shubert Organization Cancels Plans to Build New Broadway Theater: "It Got Too Complicated" by Broadway.com

Broadway landlord The Shubert Organization has axed plans to build a new Broadway house on West 45th Street, according to Variety. The potential new venue had been in the works for many…

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Backstage at Anastasia with Christy Altomare, Episode 4: Trouble with a Capital T by Broadway.com

Christy Altomare and the stars of Anastasia get competitive with a "Harold Hill-off" between John Bolton and Derek Klena. You've never seen The Music Man like this before!

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Condola Rashad to Take on Title Role in Broadway Revival of Saint Joan by Andy Lefkowitz

Three-time Tony nominee Condola Rashad will lead a new Broadway production of George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan in 2018. The revival, directed by Tony winner Daniel Sullivan, will be…

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See Broadway's Hottest Hoofers Hit the Red Carpet at the Chita Rivera Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

Five, six, seven, eight! Winners of the Chita Rivera Awards, honoring the best in dance, were announced on September 11 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Chita Rivera, host Bebe Neuwirth and a b…

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The Knowledge, Charing Cross Theatre, London, review: Well-acted, rather delightful production by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Maureen Lipman directs her late husband Jack Rosenthal's play about would be cabbies

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Photos: Exclusive: First look at The Caretaker at Bristol Old Vic

The show then transfers to Royal & Derngate in Northampton via Southampton.

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King Lear by Innovative Theatre Foundation

Written by William ShakespeareDirected by Alberto BonillaProduced by The Secret TheatreNominations: Outstanding Actor in a Featured Role, Zachary Clarke; Outstanding Revival of a Play Ph…

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Kingdom Come, The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon — an honourable failure

A devised piece of theatre that explores the English civil war

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Le Temps d’Aimer dance festival, Biarritz, France — wistful Tchaikovsky, serene Mahler

The event brought French and international dance companies together

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Text of the Day: Lions & Tigers by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Theater News: Bright Colors and Bold Patterns Announces Return Off-Broadway Engagement

Michael Urie directs the solo play, written and performed by Drew Droege.

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Condola Rashad to Star in Saint Joan on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The three-time Tony nominee will head the cast of MTC’s spring revival.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Dietrich Rides Again by Joel Benjamin

On a multi-tiered set that takes advantage of every square inch of the tiny Medicine Show Theatre—designed by the authors—Ms. Kostek narrated Dietrich’s life story, from middle class c…

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VIDEO: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Chat A CHRISTMAS STORY Tour, Live TV Special by BroadwayWorld

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the songwriting team behind A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL, as well as the smash-hit Tony Award Winner Dear Evan Hansen and the Academy Award-winning film La La L…

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Drew Droege's BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS to Return Off-Broadway This Fall by BroadwayWorld

Bright Colors And Bold Patterns will return Off Broadway in 2017 for an exclusive eight week limited engagement at SoHo Playhouse 15 Vandam Street, between 6th Avenue and Varick Street in Ma…

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Tony Winner Lena Hall Joins Cast of TNT Drama SNOWPIERCER by TV News Desk

Tony Award winner Lena Hall has joined the cast of TNT's SNOWPIERCER drama pilot. The actress joins fellow Tony winner Daveed Diggs HAMILTON in the project.

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Chicago HAMILTON Star Miguel Cervantes Set for NYCURE Benefit by BroadwayWorld

CURE, Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy, will host its annual NYCURE Benefit on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Riverpark on E 29th Street.

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Ayad Akhtar’s Disgraced at NextStop Theatre (review) by Alan Katz

Imagine the worst dinner party you could attend. Not the worst for company (everyone here is erudite and cosmopolitan), nor the worst for purpose (a celebration of achievement), nor the wors…

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Interview: Michael Xavier on Getting to Play the Great Roles of American Theater in ‘Prince of Broadway’ by Ariana Rudes

Two-time Olivier Award nominee Michael Xavier recently took Broadway by storm playing opposite Glenn Close in this year’s revival of Sunset Boulevard. Only weeks later, he’s back…

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Look Back at Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell, and Elaine Paige in Follies by Hannah Vine

The 2011 revival opened September 12 at Broadway’s Marquis Theatre.

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Saigon to Smash, and Something Rotten!: Celebrate Tony Award Nominee Will Chase by Hannah Vine

The actor known for his work on Broadway and television’s Smash and Nashville, celebrates his birthday September 12.

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Peter Hall, theatre director, 1930-2017

Founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and pivotal figure in Britain’s postwar cultural scene

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Tony Nominee Andrew Rannells and Jane Lynch Will Appear on New Will & Grace Season by Ryan McPhee

The two are the latest in a string of Broadway alums to book guest appearances on the return of the NBC comedy.

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Hedwig Tony Winner Lena Hall Joins Hamilton Tony Winner for TNT’s Snowpiercer by Ryan McPhee

The television reboot has brought on board another Broadway favorite.

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Gecko to facilitate refugee outreach programme by Giverny Masso

Physical theatre company Gecko has announced a large-scale outreach programme aimed at local artists and people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. The

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Spine: What’s Left of America’s Makers, ‘Skeleton Crew’ at Studio Theatre by Robert Michael Oliver

Lord, in a bourgeois town It’s a bourgeois town I got the bourgeois blues Gonna spread the news all around Any Washington theatregoer who craves a working class show, where the charact…

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See Brandon Victor Dixon, Marc Kudisch, and More Celebrate F**cking A Opening Night by Marc J. Franklin

The new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks opened at the Signature Theatre September 11.

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Nominees Announced for 2017 Empty Space...Peter Brook Awards by BroadwayWorld

The nominees for the Empty Space...Peter Brook Awards 2017 have been announced The award ceremony will take place at the National Theatre Studio on October 31, 2017.

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Peter Hall: A Reminiscence by Matt.wolf

The colossus who founded the RSC and took the National to the Southbank is fondly rememberedTheatre artist, political agitator, cultural advocate: Sir Peter Hall was all these and more in a …

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Tom Hiddleston in Hamlet at RADA – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

Yep, you read that right. Yet another Hamlet, starring yet another white British man who either has, or probably will at some

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Tommy Tune, Andy Blankenbuehler, The Great Comet Cast, and More Win Big at the First-Ever Chita Rivera Awards by Ruthie Fierberg

The inaugural awards honor the dance communities in Broadway, Off-Broadway, and film.

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Go Inside the Inaugural Chita Rivera Awards Honoring Dance on Stage and Screen by Hannah Vine

Choreographers and dancers from Bandstand, Come From Away, The Great Comet, Hello, Dolly!, and more, were among the nominees.

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Go Behind the Scenes of the F*ck Marry Kill Photoshoot With Less Than Rent Theatre by Marc J. Franklin

The new comedy by James Presson is set to begin performances Off-Broadway October 27.

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Review: Skeleton Crew

Studio Theatre reintroduces Detroit's past.

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REVIEW: Doubt A Parable, Southwark Playhouse ✭✭✭✭ by Jessica Wretlind

By Jessica Wretlind The 90-minute run offers a breathless battle of wit and conviction between Flynn and Aloysius, tautly directed by Ché Walker. This post REVIEW: Doubt A Parable, Southwar…

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Bright Colors and Bold Patterns to Return Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

With direction by Michael Urie, Drew Droege’s acclaimed solo show about gay marriage will return for a limited run this fall.

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Royalties From Estate of Late Hairspray Writer Mark O’Donnell Donated to The Actors Fund by Adam Hetrick

The Actors Fund will use a portion of the funds to establish The Mark O’Donnell Prize, which will be presented annually to promising theatre artists.

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Music Interview: Matthew Sweet — Power Pop Master by Blake Maddux

Matthew Sweet and Tommy Keene return to town to brighten the Music Hall in Allston.

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Book Review: “Birdcage Walk” — Helen Dunmore’s Exhilarating Farewell by Roberta Silman

Helen Dunmore's astounding final novel is a fascinating take on a family of radicals living in Bristol, England during the French Revolution.

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#liberated by Innovative Theatre Foundation

Written by Lillian MeredithDirected by Rachel Karp and Jaki BradleyProduced by The Living Room, in association with IRT Theater Nominations:  Outstanding Set Design, Frank J. Oliva; Outsta…

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Review: Fucking A by Kathryn Kelly

If you are convinced society has progressed beyond Nathaniel Hawthorne’s vision in The Scarlet Letter, Suzan-Lori Parks has an offering to prove otherwise: Fucking A. In the program notes …

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Ariel Rivka Dance: 10th Anniversary Season by Joel Benjamin

Ms. Grossman tended toward overuse repetition of movements and arm gestures. Emotional states were supported by little else than the titles and her husband’s gemlike scores. “No Words,…

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2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘Strange Tenants’ by Sam Tower + Ensemble at Power Plant Productions by Deb Miller

Evincing the seminal inspiration of Fringe mainstays Pig Iron Theatre Company and New Paradise Laboratories, Strange Tenants is the latest original work developed in Sam Tower + Ensemble’s…

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Watch Footage From Bernadette Peters-Led Follies, Opening on This Date in 2011 by Andrew Gans

Peters will return to Broadway in January in the Tony-winning revival of Hello, Dolly!

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Eight Moments From The Inaugural Chita Rivera Awards That Are Seared Into My Memory

Highlights from the first ever Chita Rivera Awards for dance.

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The St. Louis Blues and the Symphony Orchestra wanted to find a national anthem singer. Instead they got 9. by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Blues and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra were looking for one person to perform “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The results of the auditions were so good that they ended up with nine.

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Local theaters will highlight history lecture next week by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Ron Elz, Harry Hamm part of program at Missouri History Museum

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Sir Peter Hall, Tony-Winning Director & Royal Shakespeare Company Founder, Has Died by Broadway.com

Sir Peter Hall, the multi-talented director whose contributions spanned four decades on Broadway along with the founding of Royal Shakespeare Company and leadership roles with London's N…

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Tonight: Cakeface Takes You on a “Stairway to Stardom” by Trav S.D.

Opening tonight at HERE Arts Center, cakeface’s Stairway to Stardom. The official show description: “With crackling wit and startling honesty, the women of cakeface serve up a s…

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Theater News: Me the People's Term at the Triad Soon Coming to an End

Nancy Holson's musical revue will play for nine more performances as of tonight.

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Theater News: Hairspray Royalties to Be Donated to the Actors Fund in Memory of Mark O'Donnell

The Actors Fund also establishes "The Mark O'Donnell Prize" to support emerging artists.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Join This Free ‘Happy Hour’ Dance Workout With Broadway Performers by Ruthie Fierberg

“Garjana” is about to be New York City’s hottest trend, and it's powered by Broadway dancers.

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WATCH: Take That join the cast onstage during the finale of The Band

Could you imagine a more exciting night for a Take That fan? Monday On 11 September 2017, Take That surprised the audience of their new musical THE BAND with a special performance during the…

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Santino Fontana, Norm Lewis, Beth Malone, Laura Osnes and More to Lead BERNSTEIN ON BROADWAY at the Kennedy Center by BroadwayWorld

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts launches the year-long international centennial celebration of Leonard Bernstein with the opening weekend of Leonard Bernstein at 100.

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Joanna Gleason, Andrea McArdle, Laura Osnes and More to Sing for Rescued Animals in BEST IN SHOWS Benefit by BroadwayWorld

Joanna Gleason, Andrea McArdle, Brad Oscar, Laura Osnes and Karen Ziemba will star in the 2017 Best in Shows, a star-studded cabaret evening benefitting the Humane Society of New York, on Su…

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Get an Exclusive Look Behind the Scenes at Broadway’s A Bronx Tale by Andrew Gans

In addition to the cast performing “Webster Avenue,” Alan Menken, Chazz Palminteri, and Tommy Mottola discuss the new musical.

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Photo Flash: Take That Joins the Cast of THE BAND in Manchester by BroadwayWorld

Last night, Monday 11 September, Take That surprised audiences of their new musical THE BAND with a special performance, during the show's finale, at the Manchester Opera House. BroadwayWorl…

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DON GIOVANNI to Headline A Festival of Sex, Love and Death by BroadwayWorld

HeadFirst Productions brings opera to the Pleasance Theatre for the very first time with its production of Don Giovanni as A Festival of Sex, Love and Death's flagship production. Led by an …

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Shuberts Scraps Plans for New Broadway Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

Planned venue was to be on West 45th Street.

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Shubert Organization Scraps Plans for New Broadway Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

Planned venue was to be on West 45th Street.

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NEWS: Cirque Eloize’s Saloon gets UK premiere at Peacock Theatre by Press Releases

Saddle up for a journey to the Wild West as a world leader in contemporary circus, Cirque Éloize, blasts back into the West End with the UK premiere of its new show, Saloon.

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Off-Broadway’s Immersive Sweeney Todd Extends Into New Year by Olivia Clement

The acclaimed downtown revival, which recently welcomed a new cast, extends again.

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Magic Time!: ‘Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train’ at 1st Stage by John Stoltenberg

There are times in the theater when the particulars of a play—its people, place, and poetics—pull you in as only an arresting, well-told story can. But then something even more interesti…

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HeadFirst Productions Presents Festival of Sex, Love & Death at Pleasance Theatre Islington by BroadwayWorld

From 24 October - 4 November 2017, HeadFirst Productions presents a new multi-arts festival at The Pleasance Theatre, titled A Festival of Sex, Love and Death.

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St. Louis Muny Concerts Will Celebrate Leading Men, Featuring a Quartet of Broadway Actors by Andrew Gans

Jay Armstrong Johnson and Mykal Kilgore will be among the performers for the October concerts.

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La bohème, Royal Opera House, London — the path of caution

It is left to conductor Anthony Pappano to bring Puccini’s opera to life

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Stephen O'Donnell Donates Royalties From HAIRSPRAY To The Actors Fund In Memory Of Co-Writer Mark O'Donnell by BroadwayWorld

The Actors Fund announced today that Stephen O'Donnell will donate his late twin brother Mark O'Donnell's royalties as co-writer of the Broadway musical Hairspray in perpetuity to the non-pr…

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Jenn Colella and Alysha Umphress Announced for Broadway Sings the Beatles by Robert Viagas

Tickets for the NYC event go on sale September 15.

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They've got the outlaw heart, and the voices, for 'Bonnie & Clyde' by Chris Jones

Bonnie and Clyde didn’t get much respect when they tried to shoot up Broadway in December 2011. It was a crowded month: “The Visit” was opening, Kelli O’Hara was starring in “She L…

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Enter “Seize the Day” Challenge to Win Performance Rights for Amateur Premiere of Disney’s Newsies by Playbill Staff

Schools and theatre groups can share their inspiring stories for the chance to win performance rights to stage the amateur premiere of the hit Broadway musical.

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Jack And Jill Plays - Part 27- You Should by Adam Szymkowicz

About Jack and Jill Plays: This is a new thing I'm doing.  Posting a short play every day as long as I can.  This does not mean that I wrote this play today but I might have.  …

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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The Knowledge review at Charing Cross Theatre, London – ‘a strong ensemble’ by Paul Vale

In an age before satnav and Uber, the Knowledge was everything. A unique and complex route test, it was required by anyone

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Signature Theatre’s A Little Night Music Extends Run by Andrew Gans

Eric Schaeffer directs a cast that includes Holly Twyford, Bobby Smith, Will Gartshore, and Broadway vet Florence Lacey.

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Director Peter Hall, A Champion Of British Theater, Dies At 86 by Jeff Lunden

Hall ran two of the most important theater companies in England — the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. He directed Waiting for Godot and Amadeus, among dozens of plays, …

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Peter Hall: a life in pictures

The former director of the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre has died at the age of 86. Revisit some of his major productions, including Waiting for Godot, No Man’s Land a…

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RSC chooses female directors for all plays in summer 2018 season by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

Royal Shakespeare Company’s artistic director says decision to name first ever all-woman lineup was not a deliberate actFor the first time in its history, all plays in the Royal Shakespear…

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Review: ‘Aida’ at Washington National Opera by David Friscic

Eternal, romantic love conquers all — even a jealous rival — in Verdi’s ravishingly melodic Aida, now being presented by the Washington National Opera with splendid work from a…

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Will Swenson Returns to Broadway’s Waitress September 12 by Ryan McPhee

The Tony nominee steps back into the role of Earl.

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Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera Awards Winners Dance Over to Sardi's to Celebrate! by Jennifer Broski

Winners for the 2017 Chita Rivera Awards were announced just last night at The Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Following the show, guests celebrated at Sardi's and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the f…

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Hottest Articles on BWW 9/5/2017 - 9/12/2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 952017 - 9122017.

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Shylock, Remade in the Venice Ghetto by American Theatre Editors

What we learned about 'Merchant of Venice' by staging it in the city where it was set.

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Toby Jones and Zoë Wanamaker Will Star in West End Revival of The Birthday Party by Andrew Gans

The Harold Pinter play begins London performances in January 2018 at the theatre named after the playwright.

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Cynthia Myers: A Doll From Beyond the Valley by Trav S.D.

A brief birthday appreciation for actress/model Cynthia Myers (1950-2011). My introduction to the Toledo-born beauty came via one of my favorite movies, Russ Meyers’ Beyond the Valley …

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On a Magic Carpet Ride! Broadway Balances America Goes Behind the Scenes with Disney's Aladdin Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Now you're in a whole new world! Broadway Balances America, the special five-part series airing on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television, premiered its fourth season on September 11 w…

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Exclusive Video! Miss Saigon Star Eva Noblezada Sings "Valerie" at Broadway at W & We May Never Recover

Tony nominee Eva Noblezada covers the famed Amy Winehouse tune "Valerie" at Broadway at W.

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2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act’ by Blue Mercury Theatre at Independence Library by Tim Dunleavy

For the great South African playwright Athol Fugard, the personal is political. And nowhere is that more true than in Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act, a 1972 Fugard play,…

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What Do Critics Think of Fucking A Off-Broadway? by Olivia Clement

The first of Suzan-Lori Parks’ Red Letter Plays opens at the Signature Theatre.

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Sir Peter Hall, Groundbreaking British Director, Dies at 86 by Robert Viagas

The founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and director of Amadeus was a titan of late 20th century theatre.

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Review: ‘In Cabaret We Trust’ by TBD Immersive at Blind Whino by Robert Michael Oliver

Tradition Be Damned Immersive has taken over a desanctified church at 700 Delaware Street, SW, Washington, DC. Known as the Blind Whino, or better by the fanciful colors that electrify the c…

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Blogs: What happened when August Strindberg believed he could make gold

Playwright Howard Brenton on the remarkable period in the Swedish playwright's life where he became an alchemist

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Video: Behind the scenes at the new Marble Arch Theatre

See the revolutionary stage design in action for Five Guys Named Moe

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Video: Take a tour of Theatr Clwyd

Clwyd's executive director takes us on a behind the scene's tour of the North Wales theatre

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The Arts on Stamps of the World — September 12 by Doug Briscoe

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

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Kara Lindsay Joins Broadway’s Beautiful September 12; Chilina Kennedy Returns to Title Role by Andrew Gans

The hit musical continues at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

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Actor and singer Rachel Lumberg: ‘I left drama school to do a show with Colin Firth and Minnie Driver’ by Tim Bano

After working with writer Tim Firth on several shows, including Calendar Girls, Rachel Lumberg is now playing the lead part in Take

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How to… work with puppets for the first time by John Byrne

1. Puppets are just like people* When an audience watches a puppet, we want them to suspend their disbelief in the same way

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Mark Hadfield and Liz White by Daniel Perks

The recent production of Jim Cartwrwight’s Road at the Royal Court made for unmissible viewing – a blindingly relevant show that gives expression to the inhabitants of an unnamed northe…

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My First Job: Cleo Sylvestre – ‘There will be rejection, but that ‘dream job’ is waiting around the corner’ by Catherine Gerbrands

Halfway through a degree course in French, I decided to change over to my first love, drama. My former headteacher was horrified

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I Interview Playwrights Part 990: Julian Sheppard by Adam Szymkowicz

Julian Sheppard Hometown:  I was born in New York City and seem to be unable to leave. Q:  What are you working on now? A:  My main focus right now is adapting my movie …

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Rebuilding Hull’s venerable theatre for the 21st century by Giverny Masso

Once considered a challenging place to work, Hull New Theatre is about to reopen in fully accessible form, with state-of-the-art technology and

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Chita Rivera Award Winners by Sandi Durell

    Directed by four-time Tony® Award nominee Randy Skinner and hosted by Tony Award winner Bebe Neuwirth, The Chita Rivera Awards were produced by American Dance Machine for the…

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Martin’s Creative Sparks Ignite in Broadway Comedy by Broadwaydirect

In Steve Martin’s new play, Meteor Shower, the titular space rocks falling from the sky are, perhaps, the least shocking aspect of a coastal California dinner party that goes spectacularly…

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Rita, Sue and Bob Too review at Octagon Theatre, Bolton – ‘a timely revival’ by Natasha Tripney

Sex is central to Rita, Sue and Bob Too – the film version was released with the tag-line ‘Thatcher’s Britain with her

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 by Susan Grace

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Betsy Wolfe is Absolutely Fine. And Other Concerns. by Victoria Myers

Ten years after making her Broadway debut and working consistently, Betsy Wolfe is on the brink of becoming a true Broadway star. We talk to her about her current role in "Waitress," her nex…

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The Birthday Party – review by Michael Billington

Royal Exchange, ManchesterBlanche McIntyre is one of the flotilla of female directors coming to the forefront of British theatre. But, although she's assembled a cracking cast for this reviv…

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Sir Peter Hall obituary: powerful force in British theatre by Michael Billington

Creator of the Royal Shakespeare Company who built up the National and championed regional playhousesSir Peter Hall, who has died aged 86, was the single most influential figure in modern Br…

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The March on Russia review – dreams turn to despair in David Storey's family reunion by Michael Billington

Orange Tree, Richmond In this revival of Storey’s 1989 play, set during the Thatcher era, a poignant celebration subtly turns into a state-of-the-nation drama There could no better tribute…

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Lincoln agonistes drives a haunting ‘Heavens are Hung in Black’ by Hedy Weiss

James Still's fascinating fantasia, "The Heavens are Hung in Black," is now receiving an enthralling Shattered Globe Theatre production.

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REVIEW: The Knowledge, Charing Cross Theatre ✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt With its tidy ending and compact narrative, The Knowledge is satisfying enough, but capable of so much more than is ever delivered. This post REVIEW: The Knowledge, Charing …

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‘He transformed classical and modern UK theatre’ – the industry reacts to Peter Hall’s death by Giverny Masso

Theatre leaders have paid tribute to the “extraordinary and lasting legacy” of Royal Shakespeare Company founder Peter Hall, who has died aged

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Bananaman the Musical announces London premiere by Roda Musa

Bananaman the Musical has announced its world premiere at Southwark Playhouse. Based on the comic book character of the same name, the

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La Monnaie presents 'Pinocchio' by Blouin Artinfo

The world premiere of ‘Pinocchio,’ initially commissioned by the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, was held on September 5 at Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie and the show will be running through…

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NEWS: Howard Brenton’s Shadow Factory premiere inaugurates Southampton’s new theatre by Press Releases

The world premiere of Howard Brenton's play The Shadow Factory will be the inaugural production at Southampton's new state-of-the-art theatre, NST City, in February.

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INTERVIEW: Our #SummerMusicalMoment with Marcquelle Ward

It's our final #SummerMusicalMoment interview and who better to chat to than the all-singing, all-dancing StageFaves superstar Marcquelle Ward? Marcquelle took some time to chat to us just a…

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For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday by Darryl Reilly

In interviews, Ruhl says she intends this play as a gift to her mother who played Peter Pan in Iowa as a teenager.  As noble as this goal is, "For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday" never cohe…

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Dickie Moore: Fared Better Than Most Child Stars by Trav S.D.

Child star Dickie Moore (1925-2015) was born this day. I say “child star”, but actually Moore worked in show business in one capacity or another for over 80 years. Moore was not …

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Theatre News: Audiences to be served a meal onstage during Ivo van Hove's Network

A limited number of patrons will be able to watch Bryan Cranston and the show live whilst eating dinner

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Chita Rivera Awards – On the Red Carpet by Sandi Durell

  The 2017 Chita Rivera Awards took place on September 11 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre as luminaries from Broadway gathered to celebrate the dancers and choreographers who make musicals…

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WATCH: Stage Faves meets the cast of The State of Things

Watch our video as we meet the cast of the new rock musical The State of Things. Playing at the Brockley Jack Studio Theatre until 23 September 2017, The State of Things tells the tale of a …

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9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL – Upstairs at the Gatehouse ★★★★★ by Helen McWilliams

9 to 5 the musical is based on the popular film and features an uplifting selection of musical theatre numbers, an excellent showcase for the actresses taking the lead roles. This particular…

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Theatre Review: ‘Two Trains Running’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Lisa Harbour-Carter

Hard times, born April 27, 1945, as Frederick August Kittel. A young black male growing up with an absent father in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania during racial and economic s…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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BWW Review: THE KNOWLEDGE, Charing Cross Theatre by Gary Naylor

A timely revival for one of Jack Rosenthal's celebrated TV plays of the 70s with much to say about the age of the Uber.

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Photo Flash: Howard Brenton and Samuel Hodges Announce THE SHADOW FACTORY at Nuffield Southampton Theatres by BroadwayWorld

Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Samuel Hodges, today announces the inaugural production at NST City the world premi re of Howard Brenton's The Shadow Factory. Hodges' production…

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Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of Suzan-Lori Parks' FUCKING A by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Signature Theatre is presenting Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks' The Red Letter Plays Fucking A amp In the Blood. This is the first time these acclaimed plays will be presented togeth…

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Annaleigh Ashford, Cherry Jones & Liev Schreiber Board New Woody Allen Film by BroadwayWorld

Deadline reports that Broadway vets and Tony Award winners Annaleigh Ashford, Liev Schreiber and Cherry Jones have signed on to the cast of Woody Allen's upcoming untitled movie

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Photo Coverage: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY by Jessica Fallon Gordon

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl Stage K…

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Shubert Organization's Plans to Build New 45th Street Theatre Are No More by BroadwayWorld

Currently, the Shubert Organization owns seventeen Broadway theatres in New York City, but for years rumors have circulated that they want to make it eighteen.

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RSC launches fundraising campaign to secure multimillion-pound costume workshop by Giverny Masso

The Royal Shakespeare Company has launched a public fundraising campaign to raise £3 million towards the redevelopment of its costume workshops. The

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Betrayal review at Salisbury Playhouse – ‘a lack of chemistry’ by Lesley Bates

Harold Pinter’s claustrophobic 1978 three-hander, Betrayal, is one of his greatest works. A tangle of lies, deceit and middle-class philandering, it spools

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Leni Stengel: Berlinese Beauty, Foil to Funnymen by Trav S.D.

German-American beauty Leni Stengel (1901-1982) was born in Berlin on this day, a great niece of the opera composer Friedrich von Flotow. She appeared in two Broadway plays, Princess Turand…

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REVIEW: Partition, West Yorkshire Playhouse ✭✭✭✭✭ by Jonathan Hall

By Jonathan Hall So stark was the story that I left the theatre wondering why I’d never heard of it before and why it wasn’t in these days of multi cultural Britain a part of the school'…

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Blogs: Peter Hall achieved his remarkable vision despite opposition on all sides

Michael Coveney pays tribute to the late founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and director Peter Hall

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Blogs: Musicals must break the mould to be exciting

In the wake of Girl From the North Country and Follies, Matt Trueman looks at why formula musicals just don't work

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BWW's On This Day - September 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Talks to Kristen Bell Live in Orlando After Hurricane Irma by BroadwayWorld

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, the FROZEN star was beamed in live along with her new friends to share their experience. 'We've been making the most of a crazy situation,' she shared.

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VIDEO: Lyrics for Life Releases 'You Will Be Found' Music Video Featuring Broadway Kids for Suicide Prevention by BroadwayWorld

Lyrics for Life has released a recording and music video to Pasek amp Paul's You Will Be Found in honor of National Suicide Prevention Week. The video features 140 performers from Broadway…

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Director and impresario Sir Peter Hall dies at 86

RSC founder and National Theatre director celebrated as ‘great figure’ of British theatre

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'Trevor' star Eli Tokash is already a seasoned performer at 14 by Morgan Greene

Some people spend their whole lives dreaming about their Broadway debuts. Others make theirs before middle school. Eli Tokash is one of those lucky few. He's a 14-year-old from the Pittsburg…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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The March on Russia review at Orange Tree Theatre – ‘powerfully affecting’ by Tom Wicker

The aged couple at the heart of this revival of the late David Storey’s The March on Russia – first staged at

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‘Winter House’ by Gonzalo Castro at Anthology Film Archives, New York by Blouin Artinfo

"Winter House" (Invernadero) by Gonzalo Castro will be screened at Anthology Film Archives, New York. This documentary film focuses on Mexican writer Mario Bellatin. Bellatin is a one-a…

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‘Notorious’ by Sir Alfred Hitchcock at Village East Cinema, New York by Blouin Artinfo

“Notorious,” a 1946 classic American spy film directed and produced by Sir Alfred Hitchcock will be screened at Village East Cinema, New York.Starring Cary Grant, Ing…

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Fighting the Myth of the Tipping Point by Alice Saville

This week, there's an outpouring of new work on trans experiences. But with the same people in charge, is change really in the air? The post Fighting the Myth of the Tipping Point appeared …

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Annaleigh Ashford, Cherry Jones, Liev Schreiber, Join Woody Allen’s Upcoming Film by Adam Hetrick

Allen’s third project for Amazon will also star Jude Law, Diego Luna, and Rebecca Hall.

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Full Cast and Updated Schedule Announced for 50th Anniversary Production of HAIR by BroadwayWorld

Andy Coxon has been cast in the iconic role of Berger, in the new 50th anniversary production of HAIR.

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Sir Peter Hall Dies: Royal Shakespeare Company Founder Was 86 by Nancy Tartaglione

Peter Hall, founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and a former Director of the National Theatre, has died. A renown stage, opera, film and television director — and the father of ac…

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Jenn Colella, Drew Gehling, and More will Rock Out in BROADWAY SINGS THE BEATLES this December by BroadwayWorld

The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series will continue on December 4th at 730pm, honoring the foremost and most influential act of the rock era with Broadway Sings The Beatles.

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BWW Morning Brief September 12th, 2017: ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD Opens and More! by Danielle Ashley

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Today's big news ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD Opens and More

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Jay Armstrong Johnson, Davis Gaines, and More Join Fall MUNY MAGIC at The Sheldon by BroadwayWorld

The fifth installment of Muny Magic at The Sheldon, The Muny's bi-annual showcase of favorite Muny artists, will be October 18 amp 19 at 730 p.m. at The Sheldon Concert Hall.

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Gregory Doran: ‘I don’t want to implement 50/50 gender casting at RSC’ by Giverny Masso

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s artistic director Gregory Doran has said he does not believe in imposing 50:50 gender casting on directors. This

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Christopher Eccleston to make RSC debut as Macbeth by Nick Clark

Christopher Eccleston is to make his debut at the Royal Shakespeare Company next summer playing the title role in Macbeth opposite Niamh

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Sugar Sing Along Loses the Beat by Sandi Durell

      By Martha Wade Steketee     Tony Roberts, one of the original stars of Sugar, the 1972 Broadway musical based entirely on the Billy Wilder, cross-dressing, Pro…

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Toby Jones, Stephen Mangan and Zoë Wanamaker to star in The Birthday Party by Chris Wiegand

A star-studded new West End production of Harold Pinter’s classic play, directed by Ian Rickson, is scheduled for 2018It was famously savaged by theatre critics who dismissed it as “puzz…

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Peter Hall: the peerless showman who transformed British theatre by Mark Lawson

The great director, who has died aged 86, was a founding father of both the National Theatre and the RSC and masterminded landmark stagings of Shakespeare, Beckett and Pinter The roles of di…

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Review: Review: La bohème (Royal Opera House)

Richard Jones's new production of Puccini's opera may yet become a classic

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Review: Review: The March on Russia (Orange Tree Theatre)

David Storey's 1989 play is revived by Up In Arms theatre company

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Review: Review: Kingdom Come (Stratford-upon-Avon)

This devised show from Gemma Brockis, Wendy Hubbard and the cast runs as part of the Mischief Festival

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Peter Hall, British Theater Director and Founder of Royal Shakespeare Company, Dies at 86 by Benedict Nightingale

A champion of playwrights and actors, he also directed Britain’s National Theater, from 1973 to 1988.

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Bananaman!

Get ready for some SUPER-sized fun as BANANAMAN flies into London this Christmas! The musical, based on the classic comic book hero, will play at the Southwark Playhouse over the festive per…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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West End StageFaves come together for charity at the London Cabaret Club

How often do you get to see all your favourite West End stars performing under one roof? Almost never! But this October, a host of StageFaves are coming together for one night only at The Lo…

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NEWS: Beano’s Bananaman the Musical premieres at Southwark this Christmas by Press Releases

Hot on the heels of The Toxic Avenger, now transferring to the West End, a new superhero cartoon musical will by flying into south London's Southwark Playhouse: Bananaman the Musical.

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Peel the Power! BANANAMAN THE MUSICAL Flies to London this Christmas by BroadwayWorld

Bananaman, the Man-of-Peel, is a unique member of the superhero ranks. Our handsome hero may have a jaw line you can see from space and sport the snazziest of tight lycra outfits, but this s…

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Obituary: Peter Hall by Michael Coveney

Peter Hall, who founded the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1960 and moved the National Theatre into its new South Bank premises in

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WEAPONS CATWALK Opens Today as Part of #ArmingTheWorld by BroadwayWorld

Today sees the opening of the first ever 'Weapons Catwalk' as artists and theatre makers combine to satirise the DSEI arms fair also this week with ArmingTheWorld.

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‘The Rape of the Sabine Women’ at Duke Theater by Blouin Artinfo

The World Premiere of Michael Yates Crowley's "The Rape of the Sabine Women, By Grace B. Matthias" that opened on September 10 at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project will be r…

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'Red Roses Green Gold' featuring Jerry Garcia songs by Blouin Artinfo

Greenwich Village’s Minetta Lane Theatre will be hosting a new musical titled "Red Roses, Green Gold" with songs by Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter. The theatre has been booked for a r…

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Melbourne Museum to go Inside Out by Arts Review

This summer, Melbourne Museum will open an exceptional new exhibition Museum Inside Out that will turn the traditional museum experience completely on its head. Drawing on the State’s col…

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In Berlin, an Iconic Theater Gets a New Leader. Cue the Protests. by Thomas Rogers

After two years of sniping (and worse) from critics, Chris Dercon has finally taken the helm of Berlin’s Volksbühne theater.

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Ordinary Days wins at the Drayton Arms "Eddies 2017" Awards

The Drayton Arms Theatre is a champion of new and emerging companies wishing to take their work to wider audiences. Each year they award "Eddies" prizes to three theatre companies for their …

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NEWS: Sir Peter Hall dies aged 86, National Theatre directors pay tribute by Press Releases

Sir Peter Hall, the founding director of both the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Rose Theatre, Kingston and the second director of the National Theatre, passed away yesterday (11 Septembe…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Burstein, Jones, and More Join Joseph’s “Describe the Night,” Broderick, Mazzie, and McDonald, Elected to Theatre Hall of Fame, and More! “Today on Broadway&#…

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Theatre News: Bananaman the Musical world premiere dates and venue confirmed

Based on the '80s cartoon, the musical will have its world premiere at Southwark Playhouse

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Theatre News: Improvised Jane Austen show to receive West End premiere

Austentatious will play three dates at the Picadilly Theatre

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Review: Review: The Knowledge (Charing Cross Theatre)

Maureen Lipman directs in this adaptation of the TV film

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Theatre News: Peter Hall dies aged 86

The RSC founder and director died yesterday at University College Hospital

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Sir Peter Hall: 'Politicians don't grasp the case for the arts' by Michael Billington

More than any other director, Sir Peter Hall shaped British theatre. As he turns 80, he tells Michael Billington about his doubts about the new RSC building and his dismay at fighting arts c…

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Peter Hall dismisses RSC Marat/Sade controversy by Matt Trueman

RSC's founder defends the company's right to be subsidised, saying 'controversy is the lifeblood of the arts'Director Peter Hall has dismissed complaints about the RSC's revival of Marat/Sad…

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Sir Peter Hall, theatre, film and opera director, dies aged 86 by Caroline Davies

Founder of Royal Shakespeare Company and former National Theatre director dies surrounded by his family in London Sir Peter Hall, the former director of the National Theatre and founder of t…

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The Wind In The Willows has been filmed live at the London Palladium and will be released online!

It may have finished its run in the West End, but now you'll have another chance to watch the London Palladium's StageFaves-studded production of THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS - on a screen instea…

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Book Now For STRICTLY BALLROOM In The West End by BroadwayWorld

Strictly Ballroom The Musical will make its West End debut in 2018. Based on Baz Luhrmann's multi award-winning movie Strictly Ballroom, the stage adaptation, directed by Drew McOnie, will p…

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AUSTENTATIOUS: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel Hits the West End by BroadwayWorld

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that anyone in possession of wit and good taste must be in want of great entertainment

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RSC Launches Public Fundraising Campaign to Support the Redevelopment of its Costume Workshop by BroadwayWorld

The Royal Shakespeare's Company's RSC Costume Workshop is the focus of a fundraising campaign launched today.

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Former National Theatre Director Sir Peter Hall Passes Away at 86 by BroadwayWorld

The National Theatre is deeply saddened to announce the death of its former Director, Sir Peter Hall, one of the great names in British theatre.

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Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2018 Summer Season by BroadwayWorld

RSC Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, today announced the Summer 2018 season in Stratford-upon-Avon, and launched the fundraising campaign Stitch In Time for the restoration and redevelopmen…

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NEWS: Toby Jones, Stephen Mangan & Zoe Wanamaker star in Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party TICKETS ONSALE by Press Releases

A new production of Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party will run at the West End's Harold Pinter Theatre, 60 years since the play’s debut, from 9 January to 14 April 2018 with an opening …

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RSC founder Peter Hall dies aged 86 by Georgia Snow

Peter Hall, the founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and a former director of the National Theatre, has died aged 86. Hall

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Shirin Neshat and Mikhail Baryshnikov Among Praemium Imperiale Winners by Andrew R. Chow

Also awarded for lifetime achievement were El Anatsui, Rafael Moneo and Youssou N’Dour.

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Peter Hall dead: Founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company dies aged 86 by Jack Shepherd, Jack Shepherd

The former National Theatre director died at the University College hospital in London

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Stay focused, never give up: Nathan Foley’s life on the road by Jennifer Trijo

For a man who spends a lot of time on planes and cruise ships, Nathan Foley’s feet are planted firmly on the ground. Nathan’s day job is to sing his heart out and tour the world as a gue…

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Staffordshire village holds Britain's 'oldest folk dance' – in pictures by Arnel Hecimovic

The Abbots Bromley horn dance is an English folk dance whose origins date back to the middle ages and is performed annually on Wakes Monday – which is the first Monday after 4 September. T…

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Album Review: Shona White – I’ll Bring You A Song (2011) by Ian Foster

Shona White is a rather under-rated (for my money at least) Scottish actress and singer perhaps most famous for stints in Mamma Mia which were 12 years apart, but whose musical theatre credi…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre News: Christopher Eccleston to star as Macbeth in new RSC season

Erica Whyman will also direct a new musical about Joan Littlewood by Sam Kenyon

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Theatre News: Toby Jones, Stephen Mangan and Zoe Wanamaker to star in The Birthday Party

The production marks the 60th anniversary of Harold Pinter's play

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Toby Jones, Zoe Wanamaker and Stephen Mangan Star In Revival of Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY by BroadwayWorld

Sonia Friedman Productions is thrilled to announce a new production of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party which will run at the Harold Pinter Theatre, 60 years since the play's debut, from 9…

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Review: Soldier Still at Project Arts Centre, Dublin by Chris McCormack

Usual routines made uncanny: Chris McCormack reviews Junk Ensemble's new work exploring violence in the military. The post Review: Soldier Still at Project Arts Centre, Dublin appeared firs…

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Kingdom Come review at the Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon – ‘bold and beautiful’ by Ben Kulvichit

Gemma Brockis and Wendy Hubbard’s devised show, Kingdom Come – programmed as part of the Mischief Festival – is set before, during

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Review: ‘Skeleton Crew’ at Studio Theatre by Ravelle Brickman

Even before the houselights go dim, sparks fly. That vision — of fire blazing from a riveter’s gun in a factory in Detroit — is emblematic of what is to come in Skeleton Crew, Dominiq…

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NEWS: 200 years after Jane Austen’s death, Austentatious makes West End debut by Press Releases

Cult hit improvised comedy Austentatious gets its West End premiere later this year following its sell-out run at this year's Edinburgh Fringe and major UK tour.

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Improvised Austen show to run in the West End by Roda Musa

Austentacious, an entirely improvised play in the style of a Jane Austen novel, will run at the Piccadilly Theatre later this year.

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Zoe Wanamaker, Toby Jones and Stephen Mangan to star in West End revival of The Birthday Party by Georgia Snow

Zoe Wanamaker, Toby Jones and Stephen Mangan are to star in a 60th–anniversary production of Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party. Ian Rickson

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Daniil Simkin set to join Staatsballett Berlin by Blouin Artinfo

Daniil Simkin, a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre since 2012, will join Staatsballett Berlin as Principal Dancer and permanent member at the start of the company’s 2018-2019 s…

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BWW Interview: Kristin Chenoweth On Performing At London Palladium by Marianka Swain

Kristin Chenoweth's work ranges from Wickedand On the Twentieth CenturytoThe West Wing,Pushing Daisies and Glee,plus numerous albums and concerts. British fans will have a chance to see her …

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'No matter where our intersections lie, we are all fundamentally connected' by Tanya Moodie

Tanya Moodie on the inspiration of Alice Childress' 'Trouble in Mind', opening at the Print Room Trouble in Mind, written by Alice Childress, the black actress, playwright and…

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‘Assassins’ at Hayes Theatre Co, Sydney by Blouin Artinfo

Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Assassins,” directed by Dean Bryant, will be staged at the Hayes Theatre Co, Sydney. First staged in 1991, “Assassins” is a darkly entertaining, revue-s…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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THE KNOWLEDGE Charing Cross theatre SW1 by Libby Purves and Friends

THE CABMAN’S PROGRESS   It couldn’t be better placed, here in the arches below Charing Cross station. Under the venerable rules of London licensed cabs – dating back to th…

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Angels and demons: the unmissable theatre, comedy and dance of autumn 2017 by Michael Billington, Lyn Gardner, Judith Mackrell and Brian Logan

Hamilton hits London, Bryan Cranston’s news anchor goes berserk, Wayne McGregor turns his DNA into dance, Mae Martin revisits her teen addictions and Toyah Willcox is a time-travelling que…

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Hal Prince Chats, Signs New Memoir SENSE OF OCCASION Today at The Drama Book Shop by BroadwayWorld

The Drama Book Shop welcomes legendary producer and director Harold Prince to celebrate the publication of his new memoir, Sense of Occasion, today, September 12th, at 400pm.

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Simon Stephens' ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD Opens Tonight at the Atlantic by BroadwayWorld

Atlantic Theater Company presents the New York premiere of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens' Harper Regan, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Olivier Award winning…

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Corbin Bleu, Megan Sikora & More Win Chita Rivera Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

Jump, kick, split and cheer for the winners of the Chita Rivera Awards, honoring the best in dance! The top picks were announced on September 11 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. In additio…

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Get a First Look at Broadway-Aimed Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Times of The Temptations by Hannah Vine

The musical, featuring a book by Dominique Morisseau, makes its world premiere in the 2017-18 Berkeley Rep season.

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The Green Room: What advice would you give your younger self? by Jon Dryden Taylor

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details… Albert

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This week’s best shows: our critics’ picks (September 12) by The Stage

Natasha Tripney Don’t Miss Ink – Duke of York’s Theatre, London Following a run at the Almeida Theatre, James Graham’s fascinating play

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David Lister: Why are theatre programmes so completely useless? by David Lister

When buying a theatre programme, should we expect a brief list of shows someone has worked on, or detailed profiles of performers

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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On the Couch with Karla Hillam by Arts Review

Who is Karla Hillam? I am an Actress and Singer who is making my solo debut at Melbourne fringe with my show Ugly Duckling. Earlier this year you may have seen me on ABC’s The Warriors. Bu…

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Tommy Tune, Bandstand, Great Comet Among 2017 Chita Rivera Award Winners by New York Theater

Tommy Tune was presented with the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award last night at the 2017 Chita Rivera Award, the newly named awards for dance and choreography in New York theater and on…

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Classical music comes to life at the Abbotsford Convent this spring by Arts Review

The Abbotsford Convent will come to life with classical music this spring, thanks to the return of Music in the Round on Sunday 24 September 2017. A favourite on the annual classical music c…

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A Student-Directed Success: Sixteen in 10 Minutes or Less by Lindsay Price

The highs and lows that teenagers face are truly universal. The students at the American International School in Hong Kong recognized this fact and selected Sixteen in 10 Minutes or Less by …

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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‘La Fanciulla del West’ at Rose Theater by Blouin Artinfo

Rose Theater at Jazz in Lincoln Center is hosting the play "La Fanciulla del West" through September 12, 2017. Considered by Puccini himself to be among his finest works, the brilliant orche…

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Kara Lindsay Joins Beautiful on Broadway; Chilina Kennedy Returns by Andy Lefkowitz

Happy days are here again! Wicked alum Kara Lindsay joins the company of Beautiful—The Carole King Musical in the role of Cynthia Weil on September 12. The original Newsies star will p…

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Tony Nominee Will Swenson Returns to Broadway's Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway's Waitress welcomes back Tony nominee Will Swenson on September 12 in the role of Earl! Joe Tippett played his final performance in the production at the Brooks Atkins…

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Musical Theatre Factory Announces 2017-2018 Season Lineup by BroadwayWorld

Now in its fourth year of operation, and its second season as a Resident Company of Playwrights Horizons, Musical Theatre Factory MTF, announces its full season of programming for the 2017-2…

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VIDEO: On This Day, September 12: Our Last Summer- Broadway Says Goodbye to MAMMA MIA! by Stage Tube

On this day, we celebrate the Broadway production of the international smash. Mamma Mia, which ended its run on this day 5,773 performances.

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Review: ‘Disgraced’ at NextStop Theatre Company by David Siegel

What a combustible evening at NextStop’s production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar. Under Thembi Duncan’s adroit direction and with fascinating casting, this in-y…

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Final Bow: Final Bow: Rebecca Faulkenberry Talks About Her Big Song in Groundhog Day

Faulkenberry stars alongside Andy Karl and Barrett Doss in Tim Minchin and Danny Rubin's Tony-nominated musical.

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Special Reports: Do You Need to Choose Between Acting and Playwriting If You Want a Career?

An emerging class of actor-playwrights is changing the way we look at a life in the theater.

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Children’s Theatre Company’s The Abominables, Dedicated to Michael Friedman, Begins Performances by Ryan McPhee

The family-friendly show, produced in association with The Civilians, launches at the Minnesota venue just days after the passing of the composer.

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Dogfight and Wicked Star Lindsay Mendez Salutes Showtunes in New Cabaret Show September 12–16 by Robert Viagas

She will sing and tell stories at Feinstein’s/54 Below in NYC.

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Tickets Go on Sale for Ali Ewoldt in West Side Story: In Concert by Robert Viagas

The 2018 McCallum Theatre concert will feature leads from Broadway and national tours of the Bernstein-Sondheim musical.

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Write Stuff: Writers' Weekend, Mishi-maya-gat, Ann Brashares Talk by Carole Goldberg

The sixth annual Writers' Weekend at the Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, will take place Saturday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a keynote talk at 7 p.m., an…

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