Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Jessie Mueller, Christy Altomare and More Sing for the Art Attack Foundation at Birdland by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented Broadway stars Chita Rivera, Jessie Mueller, Christy Altomare, Anika Larsen and more in 'An Evening of Song,' benefiting the Art Attack Foun…

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New York Live Arts 2017–2018 Fresh Tracks Resident Artists by The Dance Enthusiast

In New York Live Arts 2017–2018 Fresh Tracks Resident Artists, "Nora Alami, Lisa Fagan, Brendan Drake, Alethea Pace, and Jessie Young have taken advantage of 50 hours of rehearsal space, a…

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IMPRESSIONS: Ballet Hispánico at The Apollo Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Ballet Hispánico at The Apollo Theater, "On this three-ballet bill, featuring work by Ramon Oller, Ronald K. Brown, and Michelle Manzanales, it is Manzanales who handily wal…

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Theater Review: “Accidental Death of an Anarchist – The Vexation of Violence by Ian Thal

Dario Fo's dark comedy still deserves its reputation as a classic.

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PLAYlist by Arts Review

Considered one of the best end of year arts parties in town, Red Stitch presents their annual fundraiser, PLAYlist – an evening of intimate theatre, live music, and adventure. Ten writ…

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Shanghai Disney’s Toy Story Land to Open in April by Patrick Frater

Shanghai Disney Resort says that Shanghai Disneyland’s seventh themed land, Disney Toy Story Land, will open in April next year. The new land is based on the Pixar “Toy Story” films. D…

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Andrew Henry’s Vertical Dreaming by Arts Review

In 2017, after a lifetime of wearing a mask, Andrew Henry took it off. He checked himself into a facility to treat depression. His time there allowed him to let go of his programming: ̶…

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7th AACTA Award Winners Announced by Arts Review

Stars of the big and small screen have come together at The Star Event Centre in Sydney on Wednesday night to celebrate Australia’s top screen achievements at the 7th AACTA Awards Ceremon…

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play at The Colonial Players of Annapolis. “With a wildly versatile, ever-morphing ensemble of talented actors, a smorgasbord of precisely-tim…

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Review: The Nutcracker (Joffrey Ballet, 2017) by Lauren Whalen

Now in its second glorious year, Joffrey Ballet's updated The Nutcracker, set during the construction of Chicago's 1893 Worlds Fair in an immigrant family's shack and their daughter's fantas…

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Who's Holiday! - One Woman, Starting Again by [email protected] (judd Hollander)

Reviewed by Judd HollanderFor the record, the Grinch did not pat Cindy Lou Who on the butt during that long ago Christmas Eve, nor was she possibly three years old at the time the two first …

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Would you buy a theatre ticket for someone who can’t afford it? Now you can! by Arts Review

A new ticketing system that allows people to buy tickets for others who may not be able to afford them is gaining traction in the performing arts industry. NOTAFLOF (an ungainly acronym whic…

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Arch Contemporary Ballet’s ‘Between the Lines’: Draw outside your own! by Admin

The Sheen Center, New York, NY. November 17, 2017. It can be so easy to stay in one’s comfort zone. It can also be easy to follow a trend, to stay moving with the pack. It’s much harder …

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Theatre Review: ‘The Last Night of Ballyhoo’ at Theater J by Mary Ann Johnson

If nothing else, “The Last Night of Ballyhoo” exposes anti-Semitism among the South’s elite Jewish families; a war of German-Jews and “the other kind” from “east of the E…

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Theatre Review: ‘Hansel & Gretel’ at Synetic Theater by Mary Ann Johnson

On Sunday, the same day I saw “Hansel & Gretel” at Synetic Theater in Crystal City, was a profile of dancer-choreographer Carmen de Lavallade, the 2017 Kennedy Center Honor w…

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Concert Review: ‘Stephen Wade’ at AMP by Strathmore by Elle Marie Sullivan

Stephen Wade, of local ‘Banjo Dancing’ fame, is one of the countries foremost scholars on American folk music. His depth of knowledge partnered with his musical skill makes him an engagi…

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: Stars of COME FROM AWAY, ALADDIN, HAMILTON and More Take the Stage at BC/EFA's 29th Annual GYPSY OF THE YEAR by BroadwayWorld

The indomitable and generous spirit of the theatre community - those onstage, backstage and in the audience - shined brightly as the 29th annual Gypsy of the Year competition celebrated six …

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Theatre UCF Replaces Play by Israel Horovitz After Sexual Misconduct Allegations by BroadwayWorld

Theatre UCF is replacing the previously scheduled play The Day Before Yesterday with Rebecca Gilman's Boy Gets Girl to run Feb. 22-March 4. The decision to change the play was made after the…

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Theo Ubique’s fabulous ‘Altar Boyz’ will rock your world by Hedy Weiss

The show's playful yet pungent parody seems more timely than ever.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘The Book of Will’ at Round House Theatre by Robert Michael Oliver

For the love of Shakespeare! There’s no doubt that Americans love their Shakespeare. In fact, many consider him America’s best playwright—? Then again, many Americans also love their f…

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CAROUSEL, BRIGADOON to Screen at Paley Center as Part of BroadwayCon by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayCon has announced that it has partnered with The Paley Center for Media to offer free screenings of some of musical theatre's best moments on television as part of the The Road to Br…

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VIDEO: Watch Hugh Jackman 'Come Alive' in THE GREATEST SHOWMAN's New 360 Video! by BroadwayWorld

20th Century FOX has just launched 'Come Alive,' a behind-the-scenes experience to promote its upcoming musical film The Greatest Showman. The 360-degree experience places viewers in an acti…

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Photo Flash: The Acting Company Honors John Guare and Anne L. Bernstein at 2017 Gala by BroadwayWorld

The Acting Company honored playwright John Guare and film and theater producerphilanthropist Anne L. Bernstein - two individuals whose exemplary work aligns with the artistic and educational…

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Guys and Dolls review at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester – ‘fine performances but flawed direction’ by Mark Shenton

Black British-based actors like Clarke Peters, Clive Rowe and Sharon D Clarke have previously starred in the National Theatre’s 1996 revival of

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Vincent Rodriguez III stops by HQ to chat about Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and more with Beth Stevens.

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Cross That River by Sandi Durell

    By Sandi Durell     Resounding with spirit and vitality, Cross That River tells the tale of a runaway slave in the 1860s who had a dream. . . a dream of freedom. With…

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Editor’s View: There’s still time to fix the Tories’ EBacc blunder by Alistair Smith

Apart from schools minister Nick Gibb, it’s increasingly difficult to find anyone who thinks the English Baccalaureate is a good idea in

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Rob Halliday: What next for lighting consoles? by Rob Halliday

It must be so frustrating, being a manufacturer of lighting consoles. Just when they think they’ve solved the problems of fading lights

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

The Lynn Ahrens-Stephen Flaherty "Once on This Island" Floats High Again, Only Higher This Time by David Finkle

When Once on This Island debuted at Playwright Horizons in 1990, several tropical-bird feathers were added to the caps of

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Bob Iger Prepares to Extend as Disney CEO if Fox Deal Happens, but Comcast Still a Contender by Cynthia Littleton

Bob Iger is likely to extend his tenure as Disney chairman-CEO if the company succeeds in acquiring 20th Century Fox and other big assets from the Murdoch empire. Iger’s current contra…

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A Christmas Carol review at Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon – ‘intelligent and inventive’ by Tom Wicker

David Edgar’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol is a tale of two men: Ebenezer Scrooge and Charles Dickens. It opens on the

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HAMILTON Stars Set for Alexander Hamilton Statue Unveiling at Museum of the City of New York by BroadwayWorld

Tomorrow, December 7th, Museum of the City of New York will ceremonially unveil their newly restored historic nickel bronze statues of two legendary New Yorkers, Alexander Hamilton and Dewit…

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THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Teams with Upright Citizens Brigade to Host NYC Student Improv Workshops by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Award winning hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong, The New York City Department of Education and the acclaimed sketch comedy group Upright Citizens Brigade UCB have partnered for a …

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Review: ‘A Room in India’ Overflows With Astonishing Visions by Jesse Green

Théâtre du Soleil brings a huge, dizzy epic of all the world’s ills (and theatrical styles) to the Park Avenue Armory.

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How 'The Band's Visit' turns song, speech and silence into stage poetry by Charles McNulty

Where do new musicals come from? For a while, the answer regularly seemed to be pop-music catalogs and movies guaranteed to put baby boomers in a nostalgic mood. Broadway became the great cu…

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Review: A Room in India

The entire globe fits onto the stage of the Park Avenue Armory in Théâtre du Soleil's latest creation.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Lyric Opera triumphs with sumptuous ‘Turandot’ by Hedy Weiss

Puccini's melodies are beyond rapturous, with several haunting themes and variations exquisitely laced throughout the opera's three acts.

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Theater News: BroadwayCon Partners With Paley Center to Screen Best Theater on TV Moments

The 1967 ABC telecast of Carousel, starring Robert Goulet and Mary Grover, is among the free events.

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Off-Broadway Review: "Pride and Prejudice" at Primary Stages at Cherry Lane Theatre by David Roberts

Kate Hamill’s retelling also explores the seriousness with which people treat love – romantic and otherwise. Hence, this “Pride and Prejudice” is, in Hamill’s words, “a screwball…

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See Vanessa Williams, Michael Urie, Michael Cerveris, and More at the Right Before I Go Benefit by Hannah Vine

The evening benefited the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the JED Foundation.

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Lesley Nicol to make a mean stage comeback in Annie by Brad Wheeler

Nicol is set to star as the unlikable orphanage matron Miss Hannigan in the 40th-anniversary West End production of Annie when the musical makes its way to Toronto’s Ed Mirvish Theatre in …

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The Ugly Duckling review at the Albany, London – ‘smart, funny and relatable’ by Jo Caird

Tutti Frutti Productions begins its adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s story of a baby bird hatched into the wrong nest using puppetry, then

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Steep announces 'Hinter' cast by Morgan Greene

Casting is complete for “Hinter,” a world premiere thriller by Calamity West, Steep Theatre announced Wednesday. The production will feature Aurora Adachi-Winter, Lauren Sivak, Sasha Smi…

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Two mothers, one Jewish, one Indian, consider stereotype of the underachieving child by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Sandy Cohen and Asha Jain reflect on relationships with their own grown-up kids at My Son the Waiter, A Jewish Tragedy.

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See Come From Away, Hamilton, The Lion King, and More Perform at Gypsy of the Year by Hannah Vine

The 29th annual fundraiser for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS was held at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

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Photo Flash: Jimmy Fowlie Channels Emma Stone in So Long Boulder City

The comedy from Fowlie and Jordan Black is inspired by Stone's La La Land character.

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MNM’s Witty Little Shop of Horrors Is Open For Business by Bill Hirschman

When entering a theater playing a musical you’ve enjoyed numerous times, it’s comforting to open the playbill to find the names of proven talents that reassure that you and the material …

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'Gobsmacked!' at the Broadway Playhouse? Hardly by Chris Jones

At one point in “Gobsmacked!,” the godawful small affair that has landed for the week at the Broadway Playhouse, you hear the unmistakable opening strains of David Bowie’s “Life on M…

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Two New York Public Radio Stars Suspended Over Sex Allegations by Jeremy Gerard

Two of New York public radio’s best-known and most senior on-air stars, Leonard Lopate and Jonathan Schwartz, were suspended today in the wake of assertions by staff members and guests…

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Learn more about pioneering @stagedoorldn app & the vision behind it > #featured #crowdfund by Press Releases

Have you already downloaded the new "IMDB for theatre app", Stagedoor? Or maybe you're already addicted to it and have become a shareholder via the company's current, wildly popular crowdfun…

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

The Last Night of Ballyhoo at Theater J (review) by Amy Couchoud

“Jewish Christmas trees don’t have stars!” Or at least they don’t according to Boo Levy, one of the matriarchs of the affluent southern Jewish Freitag-Levy household where the family…

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Los Angeles Theater Review: THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD (The Wallis in Beverly Hills) by Tony Frankel

WE GET EVERYTHING BUT THE HEART Certainly one of the most gorgeous lavish sets ever seen at the Wallis, with gorgeous sumptuous costumes, and gorgeous talented athletic actors. With all of t…

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Get a Glimpse at Lucy Kirkwood's Play The Children by Lindsey Sullivan

Lucy Kirkwood's electric London transfer The Children is shocking audiences at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Take a look at production shots from the play, which officially opens on De…

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Junk's Steven Pasquale on Seeing Green in Ayad Akhtar’s Financial Thriller, Marrying Phillipa Soo & More by

Broadway vet Steven Pasquale has made many a theater audience swoon with his golden singing voice. Now, he's making them lean forward in their seats for a different reason: a juicy leadi…

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Singer Storm Large Discusses Her Mother, Loneliness, and Why She Plans to Strip on Her 50th Birthday by Nicole Hertvik

Before I interviewed Storm Large, I was a bit wary. She seemed like…a lot. A big, brash personality who might hug you to death if she liked you or punch you in the face if you pissed h…

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Top Shows on London Stage This Week: Marilyn Manson, Simon Rattle, Mother Courage by Mark Beech

Marilyn Manson, Simon Rattle, Mother Courage. They may seem strange bedfellows but they are all at the heart of London’s best performing arts this week.We are almost ready for Pantos too, …

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Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Perform ‘Hamilton’ in Three Minutes by Mattfernandezsite

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton: An American Musical” is one of the hottest titles to have hit Broadway in recent history. On Tuesday, the writer and star of the award-winning musical a…

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Theatre Review: ‘A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas’ at Olney Theatre Center by Raychel Harvey-Jones

  “A Christmas Carol” remains one of the most popular works ever written by Charles Dickens and the most popular ever penned in any language. It was written to be performed as “A …

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Terrific cast in Theater J’s rendering of Uhry comedy by Celia Wren

Play about Jewish elites in 1930s Atlanta depicts social and cultural tensions.

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Marya Sea Kaminski Named Artistic Director of Pittsburgh Public Theater by American Theatre Editors

Kaminski leaves her post as associate artistic director of Seattle Rep to succeed Ted Pappas in Steel City.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Zachary Quinto Will Serve as National Ambassador for Excellence in Theatre Education Award by Andrew Gans

Submissions are currently being accepted for the honor, presented by the Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University.

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Odds & Ends: Ruthie Ann Miles & George Salazar Sign On for ASTEP Holiday Benefit & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Ruthie Ann Miles, George Salazar & More Sign On for ASTEP Holiday Benefit Tony winner Ruthie Ann Miles and stage alum G…

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Michael Shannon’s ‘The Shape of Water’ role was written for him by Bill Zwecker

Chicago actor "totally blown away" at being handpicked to play a government agent for director Guillermo del Toro.

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‘The Little Mermaid’ Live-Action Disney Reboot Eyes Rob Marshall as Director by Dave McNary

Disney has offered Rob Marshall the job of directing its live-action version of “The Little Mermaid.” The studio tapped Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alan Menken last year to write the …

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Eric Concklin, First Director of Torch Song Trilogy Plays, Dies in NYC by Robert Viagas

He had a long career staging experimental plays Off-Off-Broadway.

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ArtsHacker’s Guide To Combating Post Net Neutrality Slowdowns: Image Compression by Drew McManus

Among the wide array of options available for improving page load speeds and server performance, image compression is one of the most important. The best part is regardless your skillset, th…

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Broadway Records Announces Kelly Hall-Tompkins: THE FIDDLER EXPANDING TRADITION by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Records today announced that Kelly Hall-Tompkins The Fiddler Expanding Tradition will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, January 26, 2017. The album is currently availab…

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The Journey From the Calais Jungle to the London Stage by Andrzej Lukowski

A new play at the Young Vic portrays life in a bleak migrant camp and how theater and music united some members of that homeless, fractured community.

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Holiday Shows for Kids Have (Mostly) Moved Past Scrooge by American Theatre Editors

In addition to the usual perennial holiday fare, December shows repurpose classic tales for all ages.

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Give The Gift Of Neil Simon This Holiday Season; Memoir Out in Paperback This Month by BroadwayWorld

The highly anticipated paperback edition of the complete memoirs of playwright Neil Simon will be released this Tuesday, December 12 by Simon amp Schuster, featuring an introduction by Natha…

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WNYC Hosts Leonard Lopate and Jonathan Schwartz Placed On Leave Following Allegations of Inappropriate Conduct by BroadwayWorld

WNYC radio hosts, Leonard Lopate and Jonathan Schwartz have been placed on leave effective immediately following the launch of an investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct.

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Review: Uma Thurman debuts in Beau Willimon’s The Parisian Woman set in DC by Jonathan Mandell

Uma Thurman and Josh Lucas neither kill a dog nor bed an FBI agent in The Parisian Woman, a tame, tidy, talky and only superficially timely play about a D.C. power couple engaged in politica…

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The IMDB of theatre has arrived: Stagedoor app raises 70% of Seedrs crowdfund target in 24 hours by Press Releases

On 20 November 2017, Stagedoor, the app dedicated to helping audiences discover great theatre, launched a £200,000 fundraising campaign open to the general public via - and raise…

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Weaving tales: Barber Shop Chronicles and theatre's wave of black hair shows by Bridget Minamore

Inua Ellams’ hit play bounces between barbers around the world, taking audiences into a male world of rituals and politics, while women share their own hair stories in My Fro and Me The po…

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Follow Danny Skinner Through the Opening Night of SpongeBob SquarePants The Broadway Musical by Hannah Vine

The actor who plays Patrick Star takes us through the opening night—from backstage antics to the red carpet and after party.

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Dear Brutus, Southwark Playhouse, London, review: A cleverly mounted revival by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

This darkly comic play by 'Peter Pan's' J M Barrie has deliberate echoes of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

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A Look at the Opening Night of Rajiv Joseph’s Describe the Night by Hannah Vine

The new play by the Tony-nominated playwright opened at Off-Broadway’s Atlantic Theater Company December 5.

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Cornerstone Theatre's nine-play cycle on hunger in America finds its inspiration in Mozart by Margaret Gray

Mozart’s final opera, “The Magic Flute,” is not only one of the most frequently revived and crowd-pleasing of his works, but also possibly the most difficult to summarize. Prince Tamin…

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Idina Menzel Tweets Support for #MeToo Following Secretary's 'Let It Go' Comments by BroadwayWorld

Idina Menzel took to Twitter today in a show of support for the growing MeToo movement. The Tony winner responded to a statement made by Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, which sugges…

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BroadwayWorld Live Will Chat with Megan Hilty Next Week! by BroadwayWorld

Do you have a burning question for Broadway bombshell Megan Hilty Next Thursday, December 14, 130pm EST BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with Hilty, who wi…

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Christiane Noll Will Star in One-Night-Only NYC Performance of Next to Normal by Adam Hetrick

Darius de Haas, George Salazar, and two-time Tony Award nominee Brandon Uranowitz will co-star.

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There’s A New ‘Elf’ In Town and You’re Going To Want To Meet Him by Mercedes Vizcaino

By Mercedes Vizcaino, Contributing Writer, December 6, 2017 The holiday season is upon us, and this year Madison Square Garden will be dazzling audiences with a new stage adaptation of Elf t…

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BroadwayCon reaches contract agreement with Actors’ Equity by Caitlin Huston

BroadwayCon has reached a three-year agreement with the Actors’ Equity Association that sets standard contracts for Equity members, while adding provisions for shorter appearances. The new…

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Photos: First look at London's Hamilton as show opens in previews

As the show opens in previews in the West End, get a first look at the London version of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical

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Photos: Joely Richardson and Michael Xavier among guests at opening night of Barnum

The show stars Marcus Brigstocke and Laura Pitt-Pulford

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Unmuffling a Culture of Silence by American Theatre Editors

I spoke and emailed with more than 100 people who have suffered harassment without redress in theatre workplaces. What does that say about the field?

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Returning 'Awake and Sing!' to Its Yiddish Roots by Raven Snook

When New Yiddish Rep artistic director David Mandelbaum decided to produce Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT and Eugène Ionesco's RHINOCEROS, he had to commission special Yiddish versions.…

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Miami collector Dennis Scholl — ‘I got burnt out in the contemporary art world’

The new chief executive of the ArtCenter/South Florida on raising the profile of local artists

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘Describe the Night’ Bites Off Too Much To Chew? by Jil Picariello

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, December 6, 2017 Rajiv Joseph’s last play at the Atlantic Theater, Guards at the Taj, featured so much blood that the two women in front of me walked…

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Design Miami 2017 reviewed: bigger is better

Fair highlights, from an ‘isolation pod’ to rapid liquid printing

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Magic is missing from Lyric Opera's hand-me-down 'Turandot' by John Von Rhein

“Turandot,” Puccini’s unfinished valedictory to the stage, is an elaborate operatic fairy tale. But for fairy tales to really work, there must be magic and mystery the audience can bel…

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Meet the Cats (and Dogs) Behind the Scenes of CATS The Musical by Janie Willison

Photos provided by cast members What’s better than playing an animal on stage? Getting to go home to one after the show! Sarah Marie Jenkins (Jennyanydots), Zachary Daniel Jones (Mungojerr…

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Report: Reflections on ‘A Master Class with Denyce Graves’ at the Kennedy Center by Darby Dejarnette

Denyce Graves is an absolute force of nature. This is apparent any time she takes the stage, whether it is in a role or as an instructor. She has a strength of presence that radiates when sh…

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Photo Flash: Broadway's A Bronx Tale Releases New Production Photos

Adam Kaplan recently stepped into the production, replacing Bobby Conte Thornton as Calogero. He takes over from the original Calogero.

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Video Flash: SpongeBob, Squidward, and More Come to Life in New SpongeBob SquarePants Videos

Check out scenes from the musical at the Palace Theatre.

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Bonnie Milligan and Matt Doyle Will Belt Gwen Stefani Songs in Hallmarc’s A Christmas Murder by Robert Viagas

The “original TV holiday movie parody-jukebox musical” will premiere in NYC December 20.

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Fetch Fête! Mean Girls Mastermind Tina Fey Honored at New York Stage & Film Gala by Lindsey Sullivan

With Mean Girls heading to the Great White Way in March 2018, nine-time Emmy winner Tina Fey will officially make her Broadway debut as the show's scribe. It's only natural that the …

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Disney Eyes Director Rob Marshall to Go 'Under the Sea' with Live-Action Little Mermaid by

Oscar nominee and six-time Tony nominee Rob Marshall has been offered to direct Disney's upcoming live-action take on The Little Mermaid, according to Deadline. Marsh…

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New Broadway Showbiz Radio: Review of SPAMILTON. by Corine Cohen

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First Hamilton images released by Robin Johnson

The first production images have been released of Hamilton in the West End's Victoria Palace Theatre - and boy, does it look good in The Room Where It Happens. The post First Hamilton images…

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Broadway Review: "Once On This Island" at Circle in the Square Theatre by Joseph Verlezza

Even with all its distraction and pitfalls, for those who have never visited this island before, it will be a marvelous vacation. There would be no reason to revive a musical unless it is se…

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Disney Eyes Rob Marshall for Live-Action The Little Mermaid by Adam Hetrick

The film will incorporate new songs by Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda and composer Alan Menken.

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Actors' Equity Reaches New Agreement with Organizers of BroadwayCon by BroadwayWorld

Actors' Equity Association announced today that it reached a new three-year agreement with the organizers of BroadwayCon, a three-day expo where fans can meet and interact with Broadway star…

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Listen to Sufjan Stevens’s Extremely Emotional Musical Tribute to Tonya Harding, Sadly Rejected for I, Tonya by Jordan Crucchiola

“Tonya Harding my star, this world is a cold one, but it takes one to know one.” That is how Sufjan Stevens opens his new song, “Tonya Harding,” which is a tribute to the woman he ca…

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Norma at the Metropolitan Opera, New York — is passion too much to ask for?

Angela Meade and Jamie Barton’s duets thrill in an otherwise unexceptional production

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Less Than A Quibble: A Review The Pearl Fishers at Lyric Opera of Chicago by Aaron Hunt

Bizet's problem child opera presents obstacles but the rewards of Lyric's production are bountiful.

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Rob Marshall 'Top Choice' to Direct Disney's Live-Action THE LITTLE MERMAID by BroadwayWorld

CHICAGO director Rob Marshall is Disney's top choice to helm it's upcoming live-action THE LITTLE MERMAID film.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at noon (Broadway Time)

Submissions Open for 2018 Theatre Education Award Presented by Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) will once again recognize an exemplary teacher with the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, to be presented at the 2018 Tony Awards on…

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A Christmas Carol review at Hull Truck Theatre – ‘a fizzy, Dickensian energy’ by Will Ramsey

The Ghost of Christmas Present emerges from a gift-wrapped box, her skirt wreathed in festive lights. “I’ve had tinselitis”, she tells us

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Zachary Quinto joins Carnegie Mellon-Tony Awards team for theater education award by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Zachary Quinto will serve as the ambassador for the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, a collaboration of the Tony Awards and the actor-producer’s alma mater, Carnegie Mellon Universit…

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The Parisian Woman starring Uma Thurman: Review and Pics by New York Theater

Uma Thurman and Josh Lucas neither kill a dog nor bed an FBI agent in The Parisian Woman, a tame, tidy, talky and only superficially timely play about a D.C. power couple engaged in politica…

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A First Look at Hamilton in the West End by Hannah Vine

The hit musical is set to open at London’s Victoria Palace Theatre December 21.

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How Theatre, Film, and TV Can End Sexual Harassment by Melissahillman

During Thanksgiving, I was having a conversation with a very liberal family member. He was adamant that he supported and believed women. Then he immediately went on to tell me that women are…

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First look: West End Hamilton releases production photography by Georgia Snow

The first images of the West End production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical Hamilton have been released ahead of its opening. Starring Jamael

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Photo Flash: Non-Stop! HAMILTON Brings the Revolution to London by BroadwayWorld

HAMILTON re-opens the newly rebuilt and restored Victoria Palace Theatre with previews beginning tonight 6 December 2017 with the official opening night taking place on 21 December 2017. HA…

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Ringing In The New Year With Laughs: Comedy To Wrap Up 2017 by Christopher Arnott

Ha-ha, Happy New Year! You’ve heard the jokes: “A New Year's resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other.” “A New Year’s resolution is a fragile bit of crockery…

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London Theater Review: ‘Goats’ by Gordon Cox

Seven years on, Syria’s civil war is still raging. Its death toll is nudging half a million, and ten times as many people have been displaced. For those that remain, conflict is the new no…

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Anne Washburn and Migdalia Cruz Join Cherry Lane’s Mentor Project by Olivia Clement

The playwrights will mentor Kate Cortesi and Sam Chanse as part of the Obie-winning initiative.

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Video: Beatboxing champion Ball-Zee performs from 'Gobsmacked' by Morgan Greene

This week's Showcase features Ball-Zee, a three-time winner of the UK Beatbox Championship and the current star of the beatboxing and a capella touring show "Gobsmacked." In the video, Ball…

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Stage Adaptation of The Hunchback of Notre Dame Will Play New York by Andrew Gans

The Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz musical will make its New York regional debut at the White Plains Performing Arts Center.

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Photo Flash: Danny Burstein, Rebecca Naomi Jones, and More Celebrate Describe the Night Opening

Rajiv Joseph's play runs through December 24 under the direction of Giovanna Sardelli.

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Take a 360-Degree Glimpse at the Set of Roundabout’s The Last Match by Ruthie Fierberg

Scenic designer Tim Mackabee gives us a tour of the set that evokes the U.S. Open’s famed Arthur Ashe Stadium.

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Zachary Quinto Wants You to Nominate Your Teacher for the Tonys' Theatre Education Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Submissions are now open for the Tony Awards' and Carnegie-Mellon University's 2018 Theatre Education Award! Carnegie-Mellon alum Zachary Quinto, who will soon return to Broadway in …

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Chicago Turns 21! Check Out These Photos from the Swanky Celebration by Lindsey Sullivan

It's been 21 years of hotcha, whoopee and all that jazz on Broadway! The Tony-winning revival of Chicago celebrated its 21st birthday on December 5 at New York's PHD Terrace. Current…

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Why we could say ‘Yes’ to St. Nicholas by Lorraine Treanor

Happy St. Nicholas Day! Last weekend, I watched a marvelous production of St. Nicholas in Bethesda’s Quotidian Theatre. Quotidian is a fine small theater with special expertise in play…

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George Hall: Glyndebourne losing Sebastian Schwarz is a pity – replacing him will not be easy by George Hall

When Sebastian F Schwarz was announced as the successor to David Pickard as Glyndebourne‘s general director in November 2015, all looked set

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A Look at the Latest Photos of Paris Opera's New La Bohème—Set in Space by David Gewirtzman

The production, directed by Claus Guth, opens December 1.

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INTERVIEW: Clifford Odets’ classic ‘Awake and Sing!’ receives Yiddish-language revival by John Soltes

New York audiences have fond memories of Clifford Odets’ AWAKE AND SING! thanks to some exquisite revivals over the years. The latest interpretation of the play comes thanks to New Yiddish…

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Submissions Now Being Accepted For Tony Awards 2018 Theatre Education Award by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University CMU will once again recognize an exemplary teacher with the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, to be presented at the 2018 Tony Awards on…

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Jason Mraz to Launch Solo Acoustic Tour Following WAITRESS Run by BroadwayWorld

Multiple GRAMMY Award winner Jason Mraz has announced plans for a 17-city live tour. The dates dubbed An Evening With Jason Mraz, Solo Acoustic begin Thursday, March 8th at Raleigh, N…

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Peter Pan review at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield – ‘Smee steals the show’ by Neil Bonner

With his razor-sharp ad-libs and genuinely amusing persona, James Percy is the star of this generally pleasing pantomime. He steals the show.

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Ray Fearon: ‘Theatre is the actor’s medium, it’s the place you want to come back to’ by Bridget Minamore

As he prepares to open in Manchester Royal Exchange’s revival of Guys and Dolls set in Harlem, Ray Fearon talks to Bridget

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TV Veteran Michelle Lee Joins Apple Worldwide Video by Daniel Holloway

Programming veteran Michelle Lee has joined Apple’s venture into scripted television content. Lee has been named a creative executive at Apple Worldwide Video, the unit tasked with lea…

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Theater News: Zachary Quinto Joins Committee for Excellence in Theatre Education Award

The honor will be presented at the 2018 Tony Awards.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 11am (Broadway Time)

PBS Sets Air Dates for Angela Lansbury-Led Little Women, Tony Bennett Tribute With Josh Groban, and More by Andrew Gans

The Bennett tribute will also feature appearances by Tony winners Brian Stokes Mitchell and Savion Glover.

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Photo Flash: Tina Fey Honored at New York Stage and Film Gala

Fey's Mean Girls begins performances at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre March 12.

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Neverland review at Theatre Deli, Sheffield – ‘an immersive adventure’ by John Murphy

You enter by climbing over a child’s bed through a hole in the wall, to find yourself playing cricket in Edwardian England.

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Ai Weiwei’s Human Flow — the refugee crisis as global landslide

The Chinese artist’s documentary portrays the minutiae and the big picture of refugees on the move

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Broadway Unplugged: Home for the Holidays Star and The Voice Winner Josh Kaufman Does a Killer Cover "What Christmas Means to Me"

Home for the Holidays star Josh Kaufman gets us in the holiday spirit with this acoustic Christmas cover.

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Jake Gyllenhaal is gritty and impassioned in Stronger

The true story of a man injured in the Boston Marathon bombing is worthy but formulaic

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Interviews: Josette Simon: 'I don't like labels: you're not a TV actor or a theatre actor'

As she opens in the RSC's production of Antony and Cleopatra in London, Josette Simon explains how she came to acting and why Cleopatra is undefinable

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Theatre News: Nichola McAuliffe to star in tour of Great Expectations

The new stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic will embark on a tour in February

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The Dinner — pretension and symbolism

Richard Gere and Steve Coogan star in an indigestible drama

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Inside the Opening Night of Downtown Race Riot Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

Check out photos of Chloë Sevigny and more from the New Group’s opening-night celebrations.

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Brigsby Bear — sweetness and charm

The story of a kidnapping survivor’s attempts to recreate his fantasy world

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Better Watch Out — trickery and double trickery

A very clever horror film from Chris Peckover

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Can people ever really change? Talking second chances & #JMBarrie with #DearBrutus director & cast @swkplay> @Troupe_Theatre @JonathanOBoyl by Terri Paddock

Another fascinating rediscovery from Troupe Theatre. J.M. Barrie is best known, of course, for Peter Pan (and there are no shortage of revivals and spin-offs of that around Theatreland at th…

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Theatreland ‘worst area in UK for parking fines’ by Matthew Hemley

The West End generates more parking fines than any other area in the UK, according to new research that reveals parking black

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NEA’s Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge Will Award Music Publishing Deal and $25,000 Scholarship by Adam Hetrick

High school-aged songwriters across the U.S. can submit an original song that could appear in a musical.

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Here's what happens behind the scenes of 'The Nutcracker' by Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The beloved holiday ballet “The Nutcracker” is in full swing this month at Benedum Center.

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Prog-rock and cabaret from Benjamin Clementine at the Brixton Academy, London

There was method in the singer’s mad-seeming synthesis of styles

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The Parisian Woman – What Some Women Will Do by Sandi Durell

      By Sandi Durell   In the Washington, D.C. scene there seems to be no end to surprises. Our day-to-day lives are replete with the can-you-top-this kind of politics t…

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Check Out the Latest Photos of A Bronx Tale on Broadway by Hannah Vine

See new photos with Christiani Pitts and Adam Kaplan, who succeeded original stars Ariana DeBose and Bobby Conte Thornton.

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Broadway Across America Report: The Phantom of the Opera, On Your Feet!, Waitress & More Tour Buzz by

National Editor Ryan Lee Gilbert and SiriusXM On Broadway's Julie James discuss the latest news about all of your favorite touring productions.

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Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda's Masterful Three-Minute Rendition of Hamilton by

More than two years into its Tony-winning Broadway run, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton is still one of the hottest shows in town. The musical has made waves throughout the world, sparking…

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Hairspray, Mamma Mia!, and More Musicals Announced for North Shore Music Theatre’s 2018 Season by Andrew Gans

The upcoming lineup also includes the 28th annual production of A Christmas Carol.

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Robin Wright (‘House of Cards’) nabs Critics’ Choice TV Awards nomination, while Kevin Spacey gets skunked by Marcus James Dixon

Television journalists on Wednesday gave Robin Wright (“House of Cards”) a big hug in the form of a nomination at the Critics’ Choice TV Awards. Wright was nominated as Bes…

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Co-star: Kevin Spacey's behavior led to temporary shutdown on 1995's 'The Usual Suspects' by Usa Today, Usa Today

Gabriel Byrne said that at the time, no one understood why, but he later learned Spacey had made advances on a younger actor.        

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Arts Council England’s national council to be gender-balanced for the first time by Giverny Masso

Arts Council England’s national council will be gender-balanced for the first time, following a number of appointments. These include Catherine Mallyon, who

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Letters for Dec. 2017 by American Theatre Editors

Readers respond to a story about the history of Suzuki and SITI Company, and an article about conservative theatremakers.

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Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Reveals He Turned Down 'James Bond' Role by TV News Desk

Hugh Jackman reveals that he was offered the opportunity to take on the role of iconic secret agent James Bond. 'I just felt at the time that the scripts had become so unbelievable and crazy…

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Nimax Theatres introduces ‘scrunch test’ to combat noisy snacks by Georgia Snow

West End theatre operator Nimax has begun testing how noisy the food it sells to audiences is, in a bid to quell

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NUTCRACKER (English National Ballet) – Touring & London by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker is a truly spectacular score. There are three ballet versions this season in London alone. ENB have brought their production to the Mayflower, before heading home …

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International news round-up: November 7 by The Stage

Racist provocateur evicted from theatre FRANCE/PARIS The French courts have backed the owners of Paris’ Theatre de la Main d’Or in evicting leaseholder

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Digital Theatre introduces monthly all-access subscription package by Matthew Hemley

Digital Theatre has announced the launch of a new subscription package that will allow users access to all of its content for

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Service Dog Runs Amok During CATS Opening Number! by BroadwayWorld

We've all heard the old expression 'fights like cats and dogs.' Well a service dog who was present at a recent performance of Broadway's CATS may have taken the phrase to a whole new level a…

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Read Reviews for Rajiv Joseph’s New Off-Broadway Play Describe the Night by Olivia Clement

The New York premiere features Danny Burstein, Rebecca Naomi Jones, and Tina Benko.

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An Immersive Experience with Community: Take Them Into the Dirt by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Precious Yamaguchi. Precious Yamaguchi takes part in Take Them Into the Dirt , a participatory production at OSF about legacy, storytelling, memory, and identity.

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Ruthie Ann Miles, George Salazar And More Added To ASTEP Benefit Line Up by BroadwayWorld

Artists Striving to End Poverty's Ninth Annual New York City Christmas A Concert to Benefit ASTEP, taking place on Monday, December 11 at 700 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public in New York City. …

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Photo Flash: Check Out Brand New Production Photos from A BRONX TALE - Now Starring Adam Kaplan by BroadwayWorld

Take a look at all new production photos from A Bronx Tale, now starring Adam Kaplan A BRONX TALE currently stars Tony Award nominee Nick Cordero Waitress, Bullets Over Broadway as Sonny, Ri…

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Tony Winner Helen Mirren to Receive AARP's Career Achievement Honor by BroadwayWorld

AARP The Magazine announced today that Helen Mirren will receive the 2017 Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award. The AARP Movies for Grownups multimedia franchise was established in …

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Oscar Hammerstein Museum Will Get a Boost With Enchanted Evening by Robert Viagas

Doreen Taylor and Davis Gaines will share songs and stories about the legendary lyricist December 8–17.

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PBS Announces Premiere Dates for LITTLE WOMEN with Angela Lansbury, Tony Bennett Tribute ft. Josh Groban & More by TV News Desk

PBS today announced its WinterSpring 2018 schedule lineup, which includes the much-anticipated second season of MASTERPIECE's hit series Victoria Sundays, January 14-February 25,starring J…

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See the Cast of Mean Girls Come Out to Celebrate Tina Fey at the New York Stage and Film Gala by Hannah Vine

New York Stage and Film’s winter gala, honoring Fey and Don Katz, was held on December 5.

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Hamilton Kicks Off West End Engagement December 6 by Ryan McPhee

All the way to London? Damn.

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Comic Michael Harris plays Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof by Keith Loria

Michael Harris remembers fondly the first time he watched the 1971 film of Fiddler on the Roof and seeing that “big happy guy going nuts.” That, of course, was Topol as Tevye, the poor …

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Why Hamiliton reminds us of the roots of British musical theatre in political activism by Claudine Van Hensbergen, Claudine Van Hensbergen

As Broadway's hit rap musical 'Hamilton', about the first US Secretary of the Treasury, opens in the West End at Victoria Palace Theatre, we look back at the long tradition of…

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“Bat Out of Hell” Musical Stars on Meat Loaf, Jim Steinman, Motorbikes and Fans: Interview by Mark Beech

The two young stars of “Bat Out of Hell – The Musical” are celebrating. Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington have just picked up an award for Jim Steinman’s show in London. The rock…

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Three cheers — and five stars — for the Royal Ballet’s Nutcracker

The company’s staging is one of the unfailing delights of Christmas

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Industry Interview: Inside AKA NYC's World of Creative, Integrated, Digital and Experiential Advertising & Marketing by Robert Diamond

Furze and Moore were recently joined by Executive Creative Director Bashan Aquart and SVP of Creative Strategy and Experiential Design Amanda Blackman for a chat with BroadwayWorld about the…

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Making the Bard work: The world’s largest Shakespeare festival by Susan Elkin

The world’s largest Shakespeare Festival ends this week after 292 performance nights in theatres all over the country. I refer, of course, to Shakespeare Schools Foundation which, every ye…

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Review: Serenbe’s “The Snow Queen” is a refreshing blast of chilly Christmas air by Andrew Alexander

Disney animators riffed on Hans Christian Anderson’s classic fairy tale The Snow Queen in their big-budget 3D computer-animated 2013 film Frozen, one of the highest-grossing kids’ movies…

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4th Wall Theatre Company to Remain Standing by American Theatre Editors

The company, which previously announced its closure, will remain open after a $100,000 donation.

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Photo Flash: First Look - Josh Groban Headlines CBS's HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS by BroadwayWorld

Singer-songwriter Josh Groban will headline the 19th annual A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS WITH JOSH GROBAN, to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 19 800-900 PM, ETPT on the CBS Television Network. Also, K…

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Photo Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company?Celebrates Opening Night of DESCRIBE THE NIGHT by Jennifer Broski

Atlantic Theater Company Neil Pepe, Artistic Director Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director presents the New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Lortel and Obie Award winner Rajiv Josep…

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Video: Watch: Behind the scenes with Barnum at the Menier

We popped into the Menier for a look at the final preparations ahead of the show's opening

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by Susan Grace

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In pictures (December 7): Mill at Sonning by The Stage

The latest press night parties, new shows in rehearsal, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include opening nights

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BAT OUT OF HELL Breaks Dominion Box Office Record by BroadwayWorld

Winner of the Evening Standard Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical, Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of Hell The Musical has already broken box office records at London's Dominion Theatre, takin…

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The Nutcracker review at Royal Opera House, London – ‘skips along’ by Neil Norman

Is it my imagination of have there been some excisions in this venerable Nutcracker? I missed the naughty boys wielding wooden swords

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The Arts on Stamps of the World — December 6 by Doug Briscoe

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

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Barnum review – Brigstocke's shameless showman leads a charming carnival by Corrie Tan

Menier Chocolate Factory, London As the 19th-century impresario PT Barnum, Marcus Brigstocke brings derring-do to a toe-tapping show with street magic and edgy stuntsThere’s no big top at …

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The Beakington Town Hall Meetings review – Adam Riches' tortoise tombola laughathon by Brian Logan

Battersea Arts Centre, London The winningly weird comic tasks his audience with solving an animal massacre mystery in an evening that spins a good story from endless fun nonsenseThere’s be…

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WICKED Returns to Bristol Hippodrome This January by BroadwayWorld

It is now just two months until WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, will make its highly anticipated return to B…

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Diary: Memorable Kemble the duelling gentleman by Tabard

It’s a scabbard for Tabard this week, as an unusual piece of theatre memorabilia is due to go up for auction next

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Livestreaming the launch of Plays in Time at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York—Monday 11 December 2017 by [email protected] (thea)

By HowlRound TV. The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presents the launch of Karen Malpede's new book, Plays in Time , livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV net…

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Diary: Graffiti artist takes a walk on the Wilde side at Reading Gaol by Tabard

Reading Gaol is probably best known these days for its theatrical heritage, having been the residence of playwright Oscar Wilde after his

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Livestreaming Paving the Way: A Conversation with Leaders of Color in the Arts at ArtsBoston in Boston, MA—Tuesday 12 December 2017 by [email protected] (thea)

By HowlRound TV. ArtsBoston presents Paving the Way: A Conversation with Leaders of Color in the Arts livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlrou…

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Actors’ agents need to play a role in addressing harassment allegations (your views, November 7) by The Stage

In the wake of recent sexual harassment allegations, we need to examine the role of agents. Kevin Spacey investigation: Claim emerges that

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Christmas Album Reviews: Marisha Wallace’s Soul Holiday & Leslie Odom Jr’s Simply Christmas (Deluxe Edition) by Ian Foster

Marisha Wallace's Soul Holiday is a delightfully warm and happy collection, destined to put smiles on faces this Christmas.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Michael Cerveris & Loose Cattle at Sheen Center by Sandi Durell

  On Monday, December 11 at 7:30PM, The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture presents two-time Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris (Fun Home, Assassins, The Who’s Tommy) and…

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Peter Pan review at Grand Opera House, Belfast – ‘David Bedella’s Hook lights up a lacklustre story’ by Jane Coyle

The plot begins in familiar territory. Out of the moonlight, a bright-faced boy in green flies through a bedroom window to the

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Richard Holbrook: The Many Moods of Christmas by Sandi Durell

  by Lisa Reitman-Dobi   The lights dimmed, the music rose and Richard Holbrook took the stage. I scribbled the following: “Starry eyed as boy xmas, child’s sense of wonder, lo…

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BWW's On This Day - December 6, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Feature: Last in, first out: how the arts funding crisis is crushing smaller companies by Frey Kwa Hawking

Monobox, the not-for-profit workshop and play resource which gives those at the start of their careers a path into theatre, has recently directed a request for help to the theatre community.…

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Review: "The Color Purple" at The Bushnell by Mark G Auerbach

Powerful storytelling and John Foyle's distinctive staging make "The Color Purple" in Hartford thrilling.

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Review: Mr Burns at Project Arts Centre, Dublin by Chris McCormack

D'Oh! The Simpsons is all that's survived in Anne Washburn's bold "post-electric" play. The post Review: Mr Burns at Project Arts Centre, Dublin appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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The Wind in the Willows review at Sherman Theatre, Cardiff – ‘imaginative retelling’ by Rosemary Waugh

Toad Hall is up for auction in Mike Kenny’s adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows. Like Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead

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Annie Baker's JOHN Begins Rehearsal This Week At The National Theatre by BroadwayWorld

The week after Thanksgiving. A bed and breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. A cheerful host welcomes a young couple struggling to salvage their relationship, while thousands of inanimate o…

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Theatre du Chatelet artistic director Ruth Mackenzie: ‘The UK doesn’t realise that culture binds communities together’ by Eleanor Turney

Highly experienced festival director Ruth Mackenzie is jointly taking the helm of Paris’ Theatre du Chatelet. She tells Eleanor Turney how the

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL – Old Vic ★★★★ by Anne Cox

The Old Vic’s gloriously exuberant production is a wonderful combination of classic Dickens with a touch of Brucie’s Generation Game thrown in. Presiding over it all is the belligerent E…

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'Second Saturday' dance/art series ends after 10 years of shows by Jane Vranish / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Choreographer Pearlann Porter and partner John Lambert were up until 5 a.m. for a nightlong brainstorming session, leaving her with a “jazz cold.”

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PICT goes Wilde with three-part program at The Frick by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This weekend, there will be two scandalous Victorian shows at The Frick Pittsburgh: the “Undressed” exhibition organized by London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, and “Wilde at the F…

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: First Look at Project Polunin's SATORI by BroadwayWorld

Sergei Polunin announces Project Polunin's SATORI, which will play a limited season at the London Coliseum from 5 to 10 December 2017. Joining Polunin in Goleizovsky's Scriabiniana will be N…

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Aladdin review at the Dukes, Lancaster – ‘hugely enjoyable, with some light-touch moralising’ by Eleanor Turney

Sarah Punshon, directing her first show for the Dukes since becoming its artistic director, starts on fine form with this high-energy and

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Tell Us About your Favorite Chanukah Memory and Win Tickets to See THE MESHUGANUTCRACKER! in a Cinema Near You by Contests - Broadway

Tell us your favorite Chanukah-related memory, and win two tickets to see The MeshugaNutcracker in a movie theatre near you THE MESHUGANUTCRACKER is a full-length musical comedy that featu…

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Review: Review: How to Win Against History (Young Vic)

After an acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Festival, Seiriol Davies' musical comedy about the 5th Marquis of Anglesey comes to London

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Drama Online Announces New Video Partnership With The Royal Shakespeare Company by BroadwayWorld

Drama Online significantly expands its current video offering with new world-class content from the preeminent producer of Shakespeare in the theatre, The Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Review: Describe the Night at by Elyse Sommerl

ajiv Joseph's epic history paly is a thematic take on how a fiction writer's technique of making up stories tends to be used as a weapon to rewrite the truth. . .

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A Guide to Holiday Events in New York City by Joshua Barone

Christmas stalwarts like the Rockettes’ Radio City show, participatory events including a festive caroling walk, and even a dose of Taylor Mac’s wild cabaret.

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The Jungle Book review at Unity Theatre, Liverpool – ‘simple but evocative’ by Nigel Smith

Among the myriad of seasonal family shows that are, if we’re honest, aimed at adults, comes this little gem that is genuinely

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Puppet-maker features in third year of Old Vic 12 talent development scheme by Georgia Snow

The Old Vic has announced the latest 12 artists to join its talent development programme, including the scheme’s first puppet-maker. Now in

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Cate Blanchett eyes return to UK stage by Matthew Hemley

Cate Blanchett has hinted at a return to the UK stage following a hiatus of five years. The Oscar-winning actor told The

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Careers Clinic: How can I make my festive show shine? by John Byrne

I started off as an all-singing, all-dancing stage school kid. At drama school, my interests developed in a somewhat different direction: towards

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The Secret’s Out: Come Spirit, Come Charm, Anaheim’s “Chance Theater” Lifts Up The Holiday Season With A Return To “The Secret Garden” by Leo Buck

Brimming with sumptuous melodies, baronial choreography, and a heartwarming story of faith, forgiveness, and renewal, this elegant new production is the perfect panacea to squelch any rumbli…

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THE WOMAN IN WHITE – Charing Cross Theatre ★★★ by Anne Cox

The Woman In White, a play about a vulnerable woman, preyed upon by a powerful man, couldn't be more timely with strong performances from its cast.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh in on BARNUM at Menier Chocolate Factory by Review Roundups

Menier Chocolate Factory's major revival of Barnum opened last night, 5 December, and runs until 3 March 2018. Barnum tells the story of P.T. Barnum, the Greatest Showman on Earth, who combi…

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Counting Sheep

Counting Sheep Off Broadway, 3LD Reviewed by Eleanor J. Bader BOTTOM LINE: The exhilaration, chaos, and ultimate defeat of Ukraine’s Euromaidan Revolution is brilliantly evoked in this c…

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'The Shape of Water' at BAM Rose Cinemas, New York by Blouin Artinfo

BAM Rose Cinemas will soon be playing the 2017 fantasy drama "The Shape of Water", from December 7, 2017. Directed by Guillermo del Toro, the movie follows the story of a mute custodian…

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RSC announces Romeo and Juliet casting by Georgia Snow

Bally Gill and Karen Fishwick have been cast as Romeo and Juliet in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s forthcoming production of the Shakespeare

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Our top 10 alternative Christmas shows (not a pantomime in sight) by The Stage

1. A Christmas Carol, The Old Vic (and elsewhere) November 20-January 20 The rattling of Jacob Marley’s chains threatens to drown out the

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Theatre News: RSC announces lead casting for Romeo and Juliet

Erica Whyman's production plays the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in April

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Review: Review: Barnum (Menier Chocolate Factory)

Marcus Brigstocke stars in the titular role in Gordon Greenberg's production

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Photo Flash: Michael Cerveris and More on the Red Carpet for RIGHT BEFORE I GO. Benefit by BroadwayWorld

The one-night-only NYC premiere of Stan Zimmerman's Right Before I Go. took place on Monday, December 4, 2017 at Town Hall 123 W 43rd Street. Directed by Michael Wilson, Right Before I Go. f…

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Belgrade Gets Crafty With Earlsdon Women's Institute For Relaxed Panto Performance by BroadwayWorld

The Belgrade Theatre has teamed up with Earlsdon Women's Institute and the West Midlands Federation of Women's Institutes to create a number of twiddle muffs , hand muffs with attachments t…

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Barnum review at Menier Chocolate Factory, London – ‘lacking in magic’ by Natasha Tripney

Phineas Taylor Barnum lived a large life. The salesman, showman, promoter, impresario and would-be politician – who probably didn’t say “there’s a

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'Oslo' at Harold Pinter Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

Harold Pinter Theatre is currently hosting the stage production of "Oslo". Written by American playwright J.T. Rogers, "Oslo" tells the true story of two maverick Norwegian diplomats Te…

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BWW Review: BARNUM, Menier Chocolate Factory by Marianka Swain

The Menier has a superb track record with breathing new life into classic musicals, but falls short with their latest revival Cy Coleman's 1980 portrait of P.T. Barnum, creator of The Great…

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Seymour Centre, Sydney is staging pantomime entitled 'The Bodybag' by Blouin Artinfo

Seymour Centre, Sydney is staging a pantomime entitled “The Bodybag,” with Trevor Ashley in the lead as Rachel Marinade.“The Bodybag,” written by Ashley and Phil Scott, follows the s…

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Magic Time!: ‘The Last Night at Ballyhoo’ at Theater J by John Stoltenberg

The production is lushly beautiful; the pacing, impeccable; the music between scenes, splendid; the acting, a delight in every detail. And the warm, piquant humor in this Jewish family drama…

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RSC Chooses DIGITAL THEATRE+ As Distributor for the Full Canon by BroadwayWorld

Digital Theatre DT, a leading online education platform for English and the performing arts, announces the release of 36 new Royal Shakespeare Company RSC productions. The first 13 productio…

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Text of the Day: The Secret Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on

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For women’s theatre such as Toronto’s Nightwood, ‘the game has changed’ by J. Kelly Nestruck

As politics and news continue to stir the conversation around inequality, Toronto's female-fronted Nightwood Theatre has been burning brighter than ever. But for a 38-year-old company u…

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Casting Agencies Respond to Broadway’s League’s Lawsuit, Gypsy of the Year’s Record Total, and Sam Shepard’s Final Work Released “Today on Broadway” …

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The Hundred and One Dalmatians review at Birmingham Repertory Theatre – ‘funny, warm, and inventive’ by Ben Kulvichit

With Goats playing at the Royal Court, part of me optimistically hoped to see 101 real dogs in the Birmingham Rep’s adaptation

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Beauty and the Beast review at Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch – ‘brash and spirited’ by Dave Fargnoli

Poised between traditional panto and jukebox musical, this energetic interpretation of Beauty and the Beast is carried along on a blast of

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Blogs: Confessions of a Panto Virgin

Our editorial assistant Alex Wood let it slip that he'd never seen a panto. So naturally we sent him along to the Lyric Hammersmith for some fun with Jack and his beanstalk, oh yes we did

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BWW Morning Brief December 6th, 2017: SCHOOL OF ROCK Celebrates Two Years on Broadway, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top news School of Rock celebrates two years on Broadway, original stars perform at The Nightmare Before Christmas screening, off-Broadway openings, and mo…

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 4am (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Tobacco Factory Theatres by Tim Wright

Stepping into the Tobacco Factory Theatre this Christmas and you're immediately transported to an eerie forest in rural France for a re-telling of this classic French fairy tale.

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Review: Review: The Hundred and One Dalmatians (Birmingham Repertory Theatre)

Dodie Smith's family favourite is adapted for the stage by Debbie Isitt

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Andrew Lloyd Webber for six-part series on Classic FM by Matthew Hemley

Andrew Lloyd Webber will join composer Howard Goodall in conversation about musical theatre for a new six-part series coming to radio station

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Callisto: A Queer Epic by Hannah Greenstreet

Hannah Greenstreet sits in on rehearsals for Forward Arena's queer, time-hopping epic. The post Callisto: A Queer Epic appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Los Angeles Theater Review: PACIFIC OVERTURES (Chromolume Theatre) by Tony Frankel

PLEASE HELLO! Remarkably, one of the most difficult things about Pacific Overtures is that Harold Prince directed the original production utilizing the ancient Japanese theater-form, Kabuki,…

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Chicago Theater Review: GOBSMACKED! (Broadway in Chicago at the Broadway Playhouse) by Lawrence Bommer

FOLLOW THE BOUNCING BEAT Now in a very brief visit to Chicago’s Broadway Playhouse, Gobsmacked! is a good title for a show that slaps sounds out of seven performers’ fertile heads. It …

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The ‘preposterous,’ ‘implausible’ making of Pink Martini

As his group, Pink Martini, continues to tour behind its latest album, “Jes dis oui!,” frontman/pianist Thomas Lauderdale sounds downright astonished that he still gets to follow his mus…

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 2am (Broadway Time)

‘The Thin Man’ by W.S. Van Dyke at Revue Cinema, Toronto by Blouin Artinfo

As part of ‘Designing the Movies Series’, Revue Cinema, Toronto will present murder mystery “The Thin Man” by W.S. Van Dyke.This film is a murder mystery based on Dashiell Hammett’…

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Impure Thoughts by Arts Review

A fabulously immodest evening of high energy music, laughter, and frivolity, Claire Healy returns with a live three piece band in Impure Thoughts at the Melba Spiegeltent for three shows on…

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On the Couch with Martin Crewes by Arts Review

Who is Martin Crewes? I’m a British-born, Perth grown, Bondi dwelling jack-of-a-couple of trades in the performing arts industry. As yet a master of none, but I’m still learning! What wo…

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Original Stars Danny Elfman, Catherine O'Hara and Ken Page to Perform Live at THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS Screening Tonight in Brooklyn by BroadwayWorld

Pumpkin King Danny Elfman is coming to Barclays Center in Brooklyn tonight and tomorrow, December 6 and 7, to perform his legendary role of Jack Skellington in a very special screening, with…

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Mark Shenton: How should critics write about an actor’s physical appearance? by Mark Shenton

Theatre exists in its physicality: the actors might be playing roles, but at some level we are also watching them personally, with

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CN Lester: Theatre allows trans performers to represent ourselves truthfully by Cn Lester

When was the last time you listened to a trans person talk about their life? Not in a radio or television debate,

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 1am (Broadway Time)

THE GRINNING MAN Opens Tonight at Trafalgar Studios by BroadwayWorld

The critically acclaimed production of The Grinning Man, directed by Tony award-winning Tom Morris War Horse and based on the classic Victor Hugo Les Mis rables novel, The Man Who Laughs, op…

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DOWNTON ABBEY's Penelope Wilton, 'BAKE OFF' Host Mel Giedroyc and More Read Children's Stories Starting Tonight at The Print Room by BroadwayWorld

The Print Room at the Coronet in Notting Hill Gate presents WINTER'S TALES, reviving the simple pleasure of children's story-telling in a magical Christmas setting from tonight 6 December to…

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Artistic excellence defines 2017 Fellowships in NSW by Arts Review

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin has announced arts fellowships worth $510,000 for NSW artists to advance their careers. Twelve fellows have been awarded funding packages, each receiving bet…

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2 strong casts shine in 2 very different plays at Stray Dog, St. Louis Actors' Studio by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Soft and sweet or hard and cold — audiences can take their pick

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St. Patrick's Day parades in Dogtown, downtown will adjust start times in 2018 by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Dogtown will also host a new Irish festival; time changes meant to even out public safety resources and help make Dogtown parade more family-friendly

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Shipping Beronica on Riverdale Rapid Fire Recap by Young Hollywood

Shipping Beronica on Riverdale Rapid Fire RecapWho sent Josie that pig heart? What's the deal with Cheryl and that drawing? Will Betty & Veronica crack the case themselves? And who the heck …

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)

SSO to present Funny Girl – The Musical in Concert in 2018 by Arts Review

The bright lights of Broadway will shine on the Sydney Opera House next July as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra presents the hit Broadway musical Funny Girl in Concert for three performances …

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Hey You Damn Kids, Come On To My Yard! by Joe Patti

About three years ago, I heard about the PorchRokr Festival in Akron’s Highland Square neighborhood.  I had since learned that there was a whole series of Porchfests that have sprung …

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Private Confessions, part of the Bergman 100 Celebration

Thru Sat, December 9 @ The Kennedy Center, presented by The Kennedy Center -- Ingmar Bergman’s wife and muse, celebrated director Liv Ullmann, expands Bergman's 1996 film into a stage …

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‘The Nutcracker’ at Royal Albert Hall, London by Blouin Artinfo

“The Nutcracker” will be presented at Royal Albert Hall, London. It is a Christmas ballet performance by Birmingham Royal Ballet presented along with Royal Albert Hall.This is Birmingham…

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Lady Gaga at The Forum, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

Lady Gaga will perform at The Forum, Los Angeles.  The Golden Globe and Grammy Winner is on a world tour promoting “Joanne” her fifth studio album. The album is a cross-genre; count…

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'Washed Up On The Potomac' at The Flea Theater, New York by Blouin Artinfo

The Flea Theater will soon be hosting the stage production by The Pool, titled "Washed Up On The Potomac," on December 15, 2017. Directed by José Zayas, the play is set in a proofreadi…

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'Julius Ceaser by Royal Shakespeare Company' at Barbican Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

Barbican Theatre is currently hosting the stage production of Royal Shakespeare Company's "Julius Ceaser." Directed by Angus Jackson, the epic political tragedy follows the story of Cae…

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‘My Beautiful Inner Sun’ at FSK Cinema, Berlin by Blouin Artinfo

“My Beautiful Inner Sun” will be screened at FSK Cinema, Berlin. It’s a romantic comedy directed by Claire Denis. The 2015 film had won an award at the Cannes Film Festival.The story i…

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‘The Tin Drum’ at Shoreditch Town Hall, London by Blouin Artinfo

“The Tin Drum” will be on stage at Shoreditch Town Hall, London. The play is based on the novel of the same name written by Gunter Grass.The play is about Oskar, who decides to remain a …

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‘The Demoiselles De Rochefort’ at Allocine, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

The French musical comedy, “The Demoiselles De Rochefort” is currently being screened at Allocine, Paris. The title translates to “The Young Girls of Rochefort.” The runtime of …

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‘Manifesto’ at FSK Cinema, Berlin by Blouin Artinfo

“Manifesto” is currently being screened at FSK Cinema, Berlin. It is a film directed by Julian Rosefeldt. To be precise, “Manifesto” is an Australian-German multi-screen film install…

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Bringing a Child's Sense of Wonder to the New York City Ballet's The Nutcracker by Terry Trucco

Making the leap from School of American Ballet Classroom to New York City Ballet stage, these accomplished young performers are vital to the success of the holiday favorite.

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Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky Is a Woman on Fire As Norma by William Berger

To open the season, Radvanovsky takes on Bellini’s Norma, who wrestles with love and betrayal before making the ultimate sacrifice.

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Alvin Ailey Unveils New Works This Holiday Season - Two longtime dancers discuss the company's evolving repertoire

Two longtime dancers discuss the company's evolving repertoireAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater just kicked off its annual holiday run at City Center, a five-week gift to modern dance lover…

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How Tony and Oscar Winner Mark Rylance Wound Up in a Play Written By His Wife by Mark Peikert

Playwright Claire van Kampen brings to life the strange-but-true story of a celebrated castrato and the King of Spain.

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How Much Do You Really Know About What’s Coming to Broadway Spring 2018? by Logan Culwell-Block

You might know about Broadway’s most recently opened shows, but a true super fan knows what’s coming next.

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