Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Belinda Davids by Arts Review

Who is Belinda Davids? I’m a very simple girl who comes from very humble beginnings who has a very intense passion for music. What would you do differently to what you do now? I would …

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

John Barrowman in Concert by Arts Review

From West End leading man to time-travelling hero, John Barrowman MBE is the epitome of entertainment. Now he will make his Australian debut with an intimate performance of songs and stories…

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Five Truths brings new clarity to Ophelia's demise by Matt Trueman

Katie Mitchell's new video installation at the V&A refracts Ophelia's death scene into five 20th-century dramatic stylesWho would win in a fight between the greatest theatre theorists of…

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The Merry Widow by Arts Review

There are many reasons to celebrate this magnificent production of a wonderful old warhorse which still manages to enchant more than 100 years after its first performance. Not the least is t…

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Review: Surprise Lessons From John Lithgow’s ‘Stories by Heart’ by Jesse Green

In a touching tribute to his father and the tradition of reading aloud, Mr. Lithgow recites two classic tales of deception and comeuppance.

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The Hendrix Project at Under the Radar: Watching Jimi Hendrix by New York Theater

It’s New Year’s Eve 1969, and a dozen fans are in the balcony of the Fillmore East watching a concert by Jimi Hendrix and his electronic blues trio, Band of Gypsys, nine months b…

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REVIEW: John Lithgow in ‘Stories By Heart’ by #cota

By Meredith Ganzman Picture story time with John – that is, Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow. An early opener in the Spring season, “John Lithgow: Stories By Heart” is just …

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

A critic taken with Lithgow’s ‘Stories by Heart’ lists 10 other favorite solo shows by Peter Marks

Actor’s sterling piece on Broadway prompts a look back at the best of a genre.

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$1.5 million in grants to bring Victorian creative projects to life by Arts Review

Victorian artists working in theatre, dance, visual arts, literature and more will bring their creative projects to life thanks to the latest round of grants through the Victorian Government…

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John Lithgow: Stories By Heart by Brian Scott Lipton

John Lithgow brings the art of storytelling to Broadway.

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John Lithgow: Stories by Heart review – star presence can't save humdrum one-man show by Alexis Soloski

An updated version of the star’s stage performance of both personal tales and published short stories is a disappointingly ordinary experienceAmerican Airlines Theatre, New York Maybe some…

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Rialto Chatter: Could Bryan Cranston Get Mad As Hell in NETWORK on Broadway? by Rialto Chatter

Best known on Broadway for his Tony Award-winning turn as Lyndon B. Johnson in the political drama, All the Way, actor Bryan Cranston is currently getting mad as hell and winning raves for h…

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Opera Review: ‘Tara Erraught and John O’Conor’ at The Kennedy Center by Morgan Halvorsen

If you had gone into Irish mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught’s recital at the Kennedy Center on Jan. 9 expecting a series of music from her homeland, you would have been sorely mistaken — …

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John Lithgow: Stories by Heart by Sandi Durell

    by Michael Bracken   Conviction. A belief in the moment that’s so strong you can’t resist its power, that’s the magic of John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, his homage t…

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People You Should Know . . . Isaac Miller by Zack Calhoon

Isaac Miller recently received a BFA in Musical Theatre from Carnegie Mellon University. At Carnegie Mellon he had the privilege to take Master Classes from esteemed artists such as Stephen …

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John Lithgow: Stories by Heart review at American Airlines Theatre, New York – ‘sentimental and slight’ by Nicole Serratore

In his one-man show John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, the charming stage legend recounts tales of his youth but at the heart

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Backstage at Priscilla: Adele Parkinson in conversation with Tony Sheldon by Adele Parkinson

Tap On to Australia’s most iconic bus and meet the cast riding aboard as they travel the country in 2018. Each fortnight, Priscilla cast member Adele Parkinson switches gears to interview …

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Playhouse on the Square Executive Producer Steps Down for Sexual Misconduct Investigation by BroadwayWorld

After being accused of sexual misconduct last month, artistic director of Memphis Playhouse, Jackie Nichols, has stepped down from his position, pending the results of an ongoing investigati…

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Review: John Lithgow: Stories by Heart

The Tony-winning actor gives Broadway a lesson in the art of storytelling in his solo show.

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Rita, Sue and Bob Too review – a study of lives blighted by harsh reality by Michael Billington

Royal Court theatre, LondonAndrea Dunbar’s unflinching portrait of a world of limited horizons still seems chillingly resonantThis production has had an eventful history. It was yanked out…

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Girl from the North Country, Noël Coward Theatre review - Bob Dylan fuels a dreamlike drama by Marianka Swain

Conor McPherson's latest play is blowin' in the windThe rolling stone is now at home in the West End, as Conor McPherson’s inimitable dramatic take on Bob Dylan transfers from th…

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Review: John Lithgow hosts a fireside chat in ‘Stories By Heart’ by Elizabeth Bradley

John Lithgow is a mighty fine actor, and an all-around decent fellow judging from two hours spent in his company at his solo show, “John Lithgow: Stories By Heart.” In the show, Lithgow …

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Review: ‘John Lithgow: Stories by Heart’ at Roundabout Theatre Company by Deb Miller

In 2002, when his 86-year-old father was gravely ill, award-winning actor John Lithgow read stories to him at his bedside – the same stories his dad Arthur Lithgow, a regional theater arti…

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Review: John Lithgow: Stories By Heart by Bill Crouch

Just when you thought you couldn’t adore John Lithgow any more after his Emmy-winning performance as Winston Churchill in The Crown, well, now you can. Lithgow is currently playing to enra…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Read Reviews for John Lithgow: Stories by Heart by Olivia Clement

See what critics think of the new solo show from the two-time Tony winner and Oscar nominee.

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Something Rotten!

Tue, February 6 thru Sun, February 18 @ National Theatre, presented by National Theatre

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Edgar Allan Poe's Nevermore

Thu, February 15 @ Strathmore, presented by Strathmore -- This musical is based on Poe’s poetry and short stories, as well as his shifting obsession with the women in his life. With ha…

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Virginia Opera: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Sat, February 17 thru Sun, February 18 @ George Mason University's Center for the Arts, presented by George Mason University's Center for the Arts -- William Shakespeare’s iconic 15th …

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BWW Review: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, No l Coward Theatre by Alistair Wilkinson

Every now and then you see a show that reminds you why you entered this crazy industry. You sit there mesmerised by the spectacle, getting goose bumps at every word spoken. Then there's that…

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In the Moment: ‘Passport to the World Festival’ at The Creative Cauldron by David Siegel

In the midst of its ninth year producing and presenting live theater and music at its ArtSpace Fall Church venue, the Creative Cauldron has just opened its annual, mid-winter Passport to the…

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Drag365: Show #8- Stage Fright at Therapy by Michael Block

Marti Gould Cummings // photo by Michael BlockDay: Monday, January 8th     Show: Stage Fright Location: TherapyQueens Seen: Marti Gould Cummings (@martigcummings)The Venn…

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Broadway Review: John Lithgow’s Evocative ‘Stories By Heart’ by Jeremy Gerard

How well we know John Lithgow’s satisfying face, his agreeable body: The eyes narrowed quizzically above a smile slimmed by secrets (or is it menace?); the frame softly hulking, lackin…

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JOHN LITHGOW: STORIES BY HEART - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Howard Miller

I love listening to a good story.

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Can Bryan Cranston be lured back to Broadway for ‘Network’? by Michael Riedel

Bryan Cranston is winning raves as wild-eyed anchorman Howard Beale in the stage adaptation of “Network” at London’s National Theatre. The “Breaking Bad” star was a major box-offic…

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Review Roundup: Critics Weigh-In on John Lithgow in STORIES BY HEART by Review Roundups

Virtuosity and imagination combine in one utterly unique event, as Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow creates a singularly intimate evening.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Extends at the Apollo! by BroadwayWorld

The West End's hottest new musical might be heading across the pond. According to the Daily Beast, Broadway producers are checking out Everybody's Talking About Jamie, helmed by directorchor…

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Cuba Gooding Jr. Will Star in London Return of Chicago by Ryan McPhee

The Oscar winner will play smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn.

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Helen Mirren Developing 'Catherine the Great' Miniseries for HBO by Alexa Criscitiello

Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail has reported that Tony, Olivier, and Academy Award-winner, Helen Mirren is currently at work developing a four-part television miniseries based on on Catherin…

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Muriel’s Wedding original cast recording released online today by Matt Edwards

The widely anticipated original cast recording of Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures’ production of Muriel’s Wedding The Musical has been released online today. Featuri…

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All He Cares About is Love! Cuba Gooding Jr. to Play Billy Flynn in CHICAGO's West End Return by Alexa Criscitiello

Baz Bamigboye of the Daily Mail has reported that the murderous musical hit, Chicago, will return to London's West End

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‘Flamingo & Decatur’ places its bets on Vegas, and wins by Hedy Weiss

In "Flamingo & Decatur," a most winning tragicomedy of Vegas manners, homes in on generally unexamined aspects of the fabled city.

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Theater News: John Lithgow Set for Carnegie Hall Candide Benefit Concert

The evening will also star Paul Appleby, Erin Morley, Patricia Racette, and William Burden.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Theater News: Ann McDonough Replaces Dana Ivey in Joshua Harmon's Admissions

Rehearsals are now underway for the Lincoln Center Theater production.

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Broadway Week aims to fill seats and bring in new audiences by Caitlin Huston

As Broadway readies for the winter downturn, 19 shows have opted into Broadway Week. During the week, the 19 shows are offering select tickets in a two-for-one deal, with NYC and Company, a …

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Journalist Makes an Attack on Musicals and Musical Fans Strike Back by Julie Musbach

News recently broke about a Les Miserables television series on the BBC. The adaptation will not be a musical, which has several theatre fans intrigued but confused. Stuart Heritage of The G…

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RITA, SUE AND BOB TOO Royal Court SW1 by Libby Purves and Friends

GIRLS ON THE EDGE   Honour to the Royal Court for two things. First for the initial wobble, then  for executing a rapid u-turn over Andrea Dunbar’ s rather wonderful play . So after …

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Theater News: A Bronx Tale to Donate to Families Affected by Deadly December 28 Bronx Fire

The fire was the deadliest in New York City in the past 25 years, killing 13 men, women, and children.

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Barrington Stage Company Announces 2018 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will include world premiere plays, classic musicals, and children's shows.

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Producer Hunter Arnold launches TBD Casting office by Caitlin Huston

Producer Hunter Arnold and Stephanie Yankwitt, owners of TBD Productions, announced the launch of casting office TBD Casting Thursday. The new venture, headed by Yankwitt, who is also a cast…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda makes small lyric tweaks to Hamilton London by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo In the run-up to the London opening of Lin-Manuel Miranda's award-winning musical Hamilton, some cynics wondered if the musical based on early American history would translat…

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Top Broadway Stars Gather in Florida to Pay Tribute to Angela Lansbury January 12 by Robert Viagas

Tommy Tune, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Chita Rivera, and other Broadway luminaries will take part in the concert at the Kravis Center.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Star Alan H. Green Looks Back on His 10 Favorite Instagrams from the Show's Run

Before Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ends its Broadway run, star Alan H. Green shares some of his favorite Instagrams from the experience.

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Photo Flash: EXCLUSIVE: Eva Noblezada's Girl No More Cabaret Extends at Green Room 42

Tony winner Cynthia Erivo stopped for a photo after Noblezada's January 10 performance.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

This Is Me! Keala Settle Drops New Solo EP, 'Chapter One' by Alexa Criscitiello

It's a big day for The Greatest Showman's breakout star, Keala Settle, as she releases her solo EP, Chapter One.

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Bastard Jones' Evan Ruggiero Wins Clive Barnes Award by Olivia Clement

Ruggiero and dancer Gemma Bond were awarded this year’s honors.

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John Pizzarelli Returns to NYC’s Birdland January 15–20 by Robert Viagas

The master guitarist and co-star of Broadway's Dream will perform at the theatre district jazz club.

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Diverse City: Interview with Artistic Director and Activist Elena Velasco by Darby Dejarnette

Welcome to the very first Diverse City column on DC Metro Theater Arts. My name is Darby DeJarnette and I created this column to highlight, through interviews, the different experiences of i…

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Odds & Ends: Lin-Manuel Miranda Wins Monte Cristo Award & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Lin-Manuel Miranda Wins Monte Cristo Award Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has a new reason to celebrate! The Tony winn…

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This Week's New BWW Classifieds Include Auditions, Production Internships, Headshots, Voice Teachers, and More by BroadwayWorld

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 1112018 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

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John Lithgow, Erin Morley, Paul Appleby, Patricia Racette Will Star in Carnegie Hall Candide by Andrew Gans

Gary Griffin will direct the one-night-only event with choreography by Joshua Bergasse.

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DC Theater Friday: Tony winner ‘The Humans’ arrives at Kennedy Center by Nelson Pressley

‘Sovereignty,’ ‘The Way of the World’ and ‘The Wolves’ swell Women’s Voices.

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Blockbuster shows are finding new life off-Broadway by Barbara Hoffman

When Broadway’s “Jersey Boys” closed up shop last January after a nearly 12-year run, fans were thrilled to hear it would soon return — off-Broadway. But with a smaller stage and bud…

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Why 'Hamilton' is likely to close in Chicago a year from now by Chris Jones

On Wednesday, the Marcus Center in Milwaukee, the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison and the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton, Wis., all said they would host the hit musica…

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Review: Hot Brown Honey is an empowering, entertaining feminist celebration by Marsha Lederman

Australian show is a sort of burlesque cabaret with a dance-club vibe

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5 Shows to See if You’re in New York in January by Ben Brantley

For the new year, productions that aim to shake up your senses and challenge your assumptions. Plus: ’80s jargon and hair.

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Theater openings Jan. 12-18 by Chicago Tribune Staff

Saturday “Cal in Camo”: A new mom struggles with her growing family in Rivendell’s latest. Through Feb. 17 at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Ave.; 773-334-7728 and www.riven…

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Why St. Louis Symphony’s California Tour Isn’t Your Typical Concert on the Road by Benjamin Pesetsky

The Orchestra travels west January 12 & 13 for the last tour of David Robertson’s tenure as music director.

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Why St. Louis Symphony’s California Tour Isn’t Your Typical Concert on the Road by Benjamin Pesetsky

The Orchestra travels west for the last tour of David Robertson’s tenure as music director.

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Broadway Birthday: Max von Essen by Matthew Wexler

The Broadway Blog celebrates Max von Essen, currently appearing in 'Anastasia.'

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Eight Epic Performances of "Think of Me" from The Phantom of the Opera

There will never be a day when I won't think of you...

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Top Shows on London Stage This Week: Mary Stuart to Cirque du Soleil by Mark Beech

London stage shows this week include dance, from “Song of the Earth” ballet to Cirque du Soleil’s aerobatic-crazy “Ovo.” There are serious plays – like “The Birthday Party” o…

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A BRONX TALE to Donate to Families Affected by December 28th Bronx Fire by BroadwayWorld

The producers of Broadway's hit musical, A Bronx Tale, will make a donation of 4.00 for every ticket sold to performances from January 16 through January 21 through The Child Reach Foundatio…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Into the Woods: Old sorrows and New Hopes for Theater in 2018 by Steven Leigh Morris

By Steven Leigh Morris But soon we must rise, O my heart, we must wander again Into the war of the world and the strife of the throng; Let us rise, O my heart, let us gather the dream…

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John Lithgow, Patricia Racette, and More Lead CANDIDE at Carnegie Hall by BroadwayWorld

Carnegie Hall announced today that its one-night-only benefit concert performance of Leonard Bernstein's Candide on Wednesday, April 18 at 700 p.m. in Stern Auditorium Perelman Stage will s…

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Three Journeys Under the Radar: Trippy, Unsettling and Affectionate

Audiences at the Public Theater’s festival of experimental theater can hallucinate, watch a Cuban “Antigone” or get nostalgic with a New Yorker writer.

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Tony-Winning Baritone Paulo Szot Plans San Francisco Concerts by Robert Viagas

The Broadway South Pacific star will sing March 2–3 at Feinstein’s at the Nikko.

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‘I fall into the numbers who choose to fight’: @IntoTheNumbers Q&A + #photos + video > @finborough @ASatarriProds by Terri Paddock

What an incredibly brave, brilliant and inspiring woman Iris Chang was. What an unimaginably horrific atrocity the Nanking Massacre was. How ashamed I am to have known next to nothing about …

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Stage adaptation of A Passage To India comes to Park Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Award-winning ensemble simple8 have reimagined one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century to bring E M Forster's A Passage To India to the stage. This co-production …

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Lin-Manuel Miranda To Receive Monte Cristo Award From O’Neill Center by Christopher Arnott

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the writer and original star of the groundbreaking musical “Hamilton,” will receive the 2018 Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford.…

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Music Interview: Henry Rollins — Forever Wired by Arts Fuse Editor

Henry Rollins insists on defining himself strictly on his own terms.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS Chance Theater, the official resident theatre of Anaheim, announces its 20th anniversary season, with productions on both the Cripe and Fyda-Mar sta…

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Dear Evan Hansen Tickets Now on Sale Through 2018 by Andrew Gans

Noah Galvin currently stars in the title role of the hit musical at the Music Box Theatre.

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Theater News: Barrington Stage Company's 2018 Season to Include Three World Premieres

The season will also include productions of A Doll's House, Part 2, West Side Story, and The Glass Menagerie.

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West End EVITA Comes to Storyhouse This Spring by BroadwayWorld

After 10 years in the UK and two West End seasons, Evita is set to captivate audiences at Storyhouse Chester from Tuesday 17 April to Saturday 21 April 2018. The story of an ordinary woman's…

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Photo Flash: Nathan Lane Stars on Next Episode of THE BLACKLIST by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's Nathan Lane guest stars on the next episode of NBC's THE BLACKLIST. Titled 'Abraham Stern,' the milestone 100th episode airs Wednesday January 17, 2018 at 800 pmET. Check out firs…

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Politics, star power and prison Shakespeare: how Josie Rourke rocked the Donmar by Mark Lawson

Rourke, who will leave the London theatre in 2019, staged perky experiments, rapid-fire responses and invigorating revivals. Who will take her place?When Josie Rourke leaves London’s Donma…

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Theater News: BroadwayCon Panel to Feature the Music of Ahrens and Flaherty

Lynn Ahrens will chat with her two Broadway leading ladies from Once on This Island and Anastasia.

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Theater News: Presenters Announced for the LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards

Pam MacKinnon, Rose Portillo, and J.K. Simmons are among those slated to take part.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Video Flash: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Releases Behind-the-Scenes Video

Watch the actors playing Harry, Hermione, Ron, and more in rehearsal.

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Photo Flash: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Begins Rehearsals for Broadway Run

Performances begin March 16 at the Lyric Theatre under the direction of John Tiffany.

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Rachel Fink Named Executive Director of Lookingglass Theatre by American Theatre Editors

She is currently the managing director of Theatre Bay Area, and will begin her new job next month.

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A Doll’s House, Part 2, World Premieres, and More Tapped for Barrington Stage Company Season by Olivia Clement

The regional summer theatre reveals its complete 2018 lineup.

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Six more women accuse conductor Charles Dutoit of sexual misconduct

One musician says Dutoit raped her in 1988

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Soulpepper set to stage its next show after Albert Schultz allegations by Victoria Ahearn - The Canadian Press

As A Delicate Balance nears premiere, the Schultz scandal poses a conundrum for patrons and artists alike.

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Exclusive Video! Go Backstage at Broadway's The Parisian Woman with Uma Thurman & More by Lindsey Sullivan

House of Cards creator Beau Willimon's The Parisian Woman is a political drama set in Washington, D.C., where powerful friends are the only kind worth having. Peppered with dark humor, t…

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London Odds & Ends: Vanessa Redgrave to Star in World Premiere Play The Inheritance & More by

Here's a quick roundup of London stories you may have missed today. Vanessa Redgrave to Star in Matthew Lopez's World Premiere Play The Inheritance Legendary actress Vanessa Redgra…

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child begins rehearsals for Broadway. Meet entire cast by New York Theater

Rehearsals have begun for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which will open at the Lyric Theater on Broadway on April 22, following up on J.K. Rowling’s characters 19 years after her last…

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Celebration of Ahrens and Flaherty Announced for BroadwayCon; Casts of SPONGEBOB and THE BAND'S VISIT by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayCon has announced a new panel, Journey to the Island A Celebration of Ahrens and Flaherty. Featuring Lynn Ahrens, Anastasia's Christy Altomare, and Once On This Island's Hailey Kilgo…

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Features: Experimenting with design: creating Gecko's wedding dress dystopia

Amit Lahav, artistic director of Gecko, explains the design behind the company's seventh production The Wedding

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Pillsbury House Theatre Announces 2018 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will include three world premiere plays.

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Stephen Colbert to host starry alumni show at Northwestern by Morgan Greene

Stephen Colbert will host a starry alumni show during Northwestern University’s 2018 CommFest, the annual event including open houses, master classes and performances, it was announced Thu…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Wins 2018 Monte Cristo Award by American Theatre Editors

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center will present Miranda with the award this spring.

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Cirque du Soleil fined £15,600 for death of acrobat in Las Vegas by Matt Trueman

Numerous safety violations led to death of Sarah Guyard-Guillot in 2012, investigation findsCirque du Soleil has been fined for a string of safety failings that led to the death of an acroba…

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Cirque du Soleil denies aerialist slipped out of harness before fatal fall by Matt Trueman

• Sarah Guyard-Guillot's death ruled accidental by Las Vegas coroner, who now estimates she fell 27m• Company says it is 'very safety-conscious' and promises to co-operate in full with i…

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Cirque du Soleil – review by Lyn Gardner

Royal Albert Hall, LondonQuidam displays grace, daring and astonishing levels of perfection but its creative vision is too safeIt has not been a happy 12 months for Cirque du Soleil, the Can…

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'Little Girl Who Lived In The Library' Tells Her Story At Hartford Stage by Christopher Arnott

Mention any show in her long stage resume, and Sharon Washington instantly has a story to tell. She recalls “Digging Eleven,” the Kia Corthron drama she appeared in at Hartford Stage in …

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Barrington Stage Company Announces 2018 Season Featuring WEST SIDE STORY, DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2, and World Premieres by BroadwayWorld

Barrington Stage Company and Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, has announced the 2018 season, which will feature three world premieres, including a major new musical from Tony Awards winners …

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‘Funny & warm performances’: LOBSTER – Theatre503 by Shanine Salmon

Lobster is a tale of what happens when opposites attract and the compromises couples make to ensure the relationship survives. This looks rather sadly at what happens when those compromises …

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Inside Rehearsals for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway by Hannah Vine

Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni, and Paul Thornley will reprise their performances as Harry, Hermione, and Ron, respectively.

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Theater News: Mike & Molly Creator Mark Roberts to Present Readings of Living the Dream

The new comedy is eyeing a 2018 off-Broadway run.

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In rehearsal: Eugenius! by Robin Johnson

What better place to stage the first full run of electrifying new musical Eugenius! than the home of new musical theatre, The Other Palace? The post In rehearsal: Eugenius! appeared first …

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Learn About Broadway's Heartwarming John Lithgow: Stories By Heart by

A beloved star of both the stage and screen, John Lithgow shares tales about his father in this intimate evening of humorous and heartfelt storytelling.

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Bernadette Peters on Returning to Broadway in Hello, Dolly!: 'I'm in Love with This Show' by

Audiences can't wait for Tony-winning stage legend Bernadette Peters to take the Broadway stage again in the title role of Hello, Dolly! The beloved performer paid a visit to Today on Ja…

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Behind-the-Scenes: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in Rehearsal by Broadwaydirect

Rehearsals have started for the Broadway production of Harry Pottery and the Cursed Child. Previews begin March 16. More tickets will be released Feb 7 through registration only - for info v…

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VIDEO: Apparate to the Rehearsal Room with the Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD! by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is now in rehearsals Check out a video of the cast discussing re-visiting the material from a fresh perspective below

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Photo Flash: The Magic Begins! HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Starts Rehearsals by BroadwayWorld

It's finally time The company has hopped on their brooms and grabbed their portkeys to hop the pond and start rehearsals for the Broadway premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Previ…

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Best Bets: 'School of Rock,' 'Kinky Boots,' Loop Ice Carnival, Chris Young, Lalah Hathaway by Go! Magazine Staff

Our staff picks the best things to do this week — with a look ahead.

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Women’s Voices Theater Festival: 2 months to see 24 plays by women by Keith Loria

In the fall of 2015, the inaugural Women’s Voices Theater Festival, showcased 62 female-penned world premiere plays. The festival was a rousing success, garnering interest in the playwri…

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VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Sings 'Happy 261st Birthday' to A. Ham by BroadwayWorld

Lin-Manuel Miranda took to Twitter this morning to sing 'Happy Birthday' to Alexander Hamilton. The Founding Father would have turned 261 today, January 11th.

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Competition: Win tickets to Mischief Movie Night at London’s Arts Theatre by The Stage

Mischief Theatre, the award-winning company behind The Play That Goes Wrong, Peter Pan Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery return to their comedy roots

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Lobster review at Theatre503, London – ‘heavy-handed’ by Natasha Tripney

Love stories between two women remain a rarity on our stages. For this reason alone, Lucy Foster’s Lobster is a welcome addition

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Offscript: The Director’s Path by American Theatre Editors

In this podcast episode, recorded live at the Robert Moss Theater, directors Anne Kauffman, Rachel Chavkin, Anne Bogart, and Liesl Tommy discusses the hows and whys of directing.

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John McDaniel and Barb Jungr Put Their Spin on the Music of Sting in January 16 Club Show by Robert Viagas

Titled Float Like a Butterfly, the tribute to the composer of The Last Ship will set sail for Feinstein’s/54 Below.

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Meet the Fire This Time Festival Playwrights: William Oliver Watkins​ by Jose Solis

The Fire This Time Festival, focusing on the experience of African American artists and audiences, takes place this year from January 15-28. The festival provides a platform for emerging Afr…

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Production news round-up: Casting announced for A Spoonful of Sherman tour and The Grinning Man extends run by Giverny Masso

This week, casting is announced for the UK tour of A Spoonful of Sherman – a musical celebrating the composers of Mary

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A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder And Laughter by Bill Hirschman

We could tell you that A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder is a satire of the artificiality of the class system and an affectionate lampoon of British theater genres such as the musi…

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Josie Rourke and Kate Pakenham to Depart London’s Donmar Warehouse by Anna Codrea-Rado

Ms. Rourke, the artistic director, will leave in 2019 and Ms. Pakenham, the executive producer, will leave in June.

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BWW Album Review: Lena Hall's OBSESSED: HEDWIG Delivers Powerful, Raw Vocals by David Clarke

Lena Hall, Broadway's reigning queen of rock, is poised to dominate 2018. And, to be honest, we couldn't be more excited. On Friday, January 5, 2018, she released the first of 12 monthly EPs…

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THE CRYSTAL EGG LIVE – The Vaults ★★ by Debbie Gilpin

We first encounter Charley Wace on the streets of Seven Dials, asking passersby if they have seen a valuable item; he happens to spot famous author H.G. Wells in the crowd and asks for his h…

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Miss Saigon Star Eva Noblezada Adds February and March Dates to Cabaret Run of Girl No More by Robert Viagas

She made her nightclub debut at The Green Room 42 in NYC last fall.

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Interviews: David Hyde Pierce Passes the Penny in His Pocket to New Dolly! Star Victor Garber

Two old friends discuss one great role, and the even better company they get to play with.

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Theater News: Lin-Manuel Miranda to Receive Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Monte Cristo Award

In May, the Miranda Family Fund announced their commitment to provide scholarships for artists of color to attend the O'Neill's National Theater Institute.

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'Amazing Grace' At Shubert; 'Glass Menagerie' At Hole In The Wall by Christopher Arnott

The new national tour of the historical musical “Amazing Grace” — at the Shubert, 247 College St., New Haven, from Jan. 19 to 21 — is a Connecticut homecoming: The show premiered in …

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Vanessa Redgrave, John Benjamin Hickey, and More to Star in London’s The Inheritance by Ryan McPhee

The Young Vic production of Matthew Lopez’s two-part play begins performances March 2.

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Theatre News: Woman removed from Bananaman for throwing bananas

Southwark Playhouse punters had an unusual experience last night

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Photos: Rosalie Craig in The Ferryman: first look images

Jez Butterworth's award-winning play will run in the West End until May

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Features: Dream Casting: Chicago

The Prohibition-era musical returns to the West End in March for the first time since 2012

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Blogs: Theatre must continue the change Josie Rourke brought

As Josie Rourke and Kate Pakenham announce they will be leaving the Donmar Warehouse, Sarah Crompton looks at their legacy

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Take a Look at Miles for Mary at Playwrights Horizons by Hannah Vine

The acclaimed comedic show from The Mad Ones makes its official Off-Broadway debut January 11.

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Artistic Director Josie Rourke and Executive Producer Kate Pakenham to Depart Donmar Warehouse by Olivia Clement

Pakenham will depart in June, while Rourke will leave her position in 2019.

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Cirque du Soleil banned our critic after a one-star review – need they have feared? by Lyn Gardner and Sanjoy Roy

Lyn Gardner’s press ticket for the circus superstars was withdrawn after her verdict on their earlier show. So we bought her one and sent Sanjoy Roy along to get a second opinion on Cirque…

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#TBT: Explore the Two-Time Tony Award-Winning Stage Career of Stories By Heart Star John Lithgow

See video clips and photos from John Lithgow's acclaimed, award-winning Broadway career, which began in 1973.

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Bernadette Peters Talks Playing Dolly Gallagher Levi, a ’Beautiful Role,’ on The Today Show by Andrew Gans

The new star of Hello, Dolly! also described what she feels the moment before stepping onto a Broadway stage.

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Theater News: Politics of the Absurd Reading Series Comes to Baruch Performing Arts Center

Absurdist comedies by Eugène Ionesco, Franz Kafka, and Harold Pinter highlight modern political themes.

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The Return of Ulysses, Roundhouse, London — emotional directness

A simple, touching production of Monteverdi’s opera

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Remembering the Warm, Welcoming, Witty Stephen J. Albert by American Theatre Editors

The kind of leader who listened as much as he led, he also modeled an enviable work/life balance.

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Future of Charles Cryer Studio Theatre at risk under council plans by Giverny Masso

Sutton Council is looking to resurrect the embattled Charles Cryer Studio Theatre as a commercial venture, in a move that lead to

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Sadiq Khan: Brexit could cost Britain’s creative industries 27,000 jobs by Georgia Snow

London mayor Sadiq Khan has warned that up to 27,000 jobs in the creative industries could be lost if the UK does

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Lin-Manuel Miranda praises Come From Away’s creators as ‘ruthless with your emotions’ by The Canadian Press

Show’s lack of opportunities for applause are a carefully constructed and ‘incredibly effective’ technique, says Hamilton creator.

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Casting tool to create gender parity in theatre launches in UK by Giverny Masso

A system to encourage gender parity in theatre and TV casting is being launched in the UK. Neropa is a new concept

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Lin-Manuel Miranda praises ‘utterly talented’ Come From Away creators

Miranda called the show ‘wonderful’ and applauded how it built excitement and tension

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Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin/Honeck — tension and release

Dai Fujikura’s Cello Concerto was at the heart of this concert at the Philharmonie, Berlin

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Tirza’s Wine Bath: How a Coney Island Burlesque Enigma Came to Light by Trav S.D.

So much more is known about Leona Duval and her Coney Island burlesque act “Tirza’s Wine Bath” since her lawyers sent that “cease and desist letter” to Coney Is…

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VIDEO: Bernadette Peters Talks 'Beautiful Role' in HELLO, DOLLY! on TODAY by BroadwayWorld

This morning, Bernadette Peters stopped by NBC's TODAY to discuss taking over the starring role in Broadway's HELLO, DOLLY. 'This role is such a beautiful role,' shared the Broadway veteran.…

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Barbara Walsh Among Broadway Performers Singing a Beatles Tribute Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below by Robert Viagas

Broadway continues its love affair with the Fab Four January 23.

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Photo Flash: First Look at the New Cast of THE FERRYMAN by BroadwayWorld

Sonia Friedman Productions, Neal Street Productions and Royal Court Theatre Productions today release brand new images of Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman featuring the new cast, marking their…

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New Year, New You: Reasons to see a show in January by Robin Johnson

From helping to get your heart pumping, to helping to bring people together, the benefits of seeing a London show can be surprisingly varied The post New Year, New You: Reasons to see a show…

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‘The ensemble really brings the show to life’: BARNUM – Menier Chocolate Factory by Simon Parris

Menier Chocolate Factory once again proves that bigger isn’t better, presenting a lively, immersive staging of classic 1980 musical Barnum.

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Bid to Win Two Tickets to Matthew Bourne's CINDERELLA Followed by a Backstage Tour and Champagne by BroadwayWorld

You and a guest will enjoy tickets to the matinee performance of Matthew Bourne's Cinderella at Sadler's Wells Theatre in London on January 27, 2018. You will also receive a backstage tour a…

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Rodin’s sculptures go on display with his Parthenon inspiration

British Museum’s exhibition risks sparking Greek calls for the marbles’ repatriation

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Top Stage Shows in New York: The Killers; More “Hamilton” Tickets Released by Mark Beech

The latest batch of “Hamilton” tickets is about to be released for Broadway performances from August through to January next year. Given the show’s huge success, one can wonder why the…

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Baldwin-Whitehall teen produces musicals to benefit Make-a-Wish by Janice Crompton / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Baldwin High School junior Mikayla Davic still has one year remaining in her five-year effort to raise $50,000 before she graduates for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater P…

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Mankind, Playwrights Horizons, New York — muddled messages and blundering satire

Robert O’Hara’s drama set in a world without women runs out of ideas very quickly

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VIDEO: Uma Thurman Talks Broadway Debut in THE PARISIAN WOMAN on 'LIVE' by BroadwayWorld

Uma Thurman stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN to discuss her Broadway debut in THE PARISIAN WOMAN. 'What' so fun about it is it's set in this exact moment, so it's almost real time…

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Stars of The West Wing Set for Free Reading of All the President’s Men by Andrew Gans

Donations will support the Society of Professional Journalists.

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Heretic Voices review at Arcola Theatre, London – ‘a varied and compelling trio’ by Fergus Morgan

Whatever the ethics and effects of new writing competitions are, that they throw up intriguing, exciting plays is undeniable. Here are three:

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Rose Bruford College Launch New Actor Musicianship MA/MFA by BroadwayWorld

Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance are building on their reputation as world leaders in the training of actor-musicians by launching a new Actor-Musicianship MAMFA programme fro…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Receive O’Neill Theater Center’s Monte Cristo Award by Ryan McPhee

The Hamilton creator will be honored at a gala dinner in April at the Edison Ballroom.

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Broadway’s Keala Settle Releases Her EP by Ruthie Fierberg

Settle’s Greateset Showman co-star Hugh Jackman calls the album “unbelievable.”

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Tony Nominee and The Greatest Showman's Keala Settle Releases Her EP by Ruthie Fierberg

Settle’s Greatest Showman co-star Hugh Jackman calls the album “unbelievable.”

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Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Will Honor Lin-Manuel Miranda with Monte Cristo Award! by BroadwayWorld

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center , announces that multi-discipline creative artist Lin-Manuel Miranda will receive the 18th Monte Cristo Award . An alumnus of the O'Neill, Miranda's first p…

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John Lithgow Delights Audiences as Solo Play Stories by Heart Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Two-time Tony winner John Lithgow officially returns to the Broadway stage on January 11 as his solo play John Lithgow: Stories by Heart officially opens. Directed by Daniel Sullivan, the sh…

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Laura Benanti's Melania Trump Testimonial on Fire and Fury Is Anything but Cheesy by

Theater crowds are laughing nightly at Laura Benanti's hilarious performance in Steve Martin's new comedy Meteor Shower. But a Broadway gig doesn't mean the multitalented star do…

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“These are not natural events”: Ariel’s Technodramaturgy in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s The Tempest by (jdstokely)

By Anchuli Felicia King. Anchuli Felicia King explores use of motion capture and the construction of an embodied and artificial Ariel in the RSC’s version of The Tempest .

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Tony Winner Laura Benanti Returns as Melania Trump to Refute Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury by Ruthie Fierberg

The White House tell-all got Stephen Colbert to ask the actor back in her regular guest role.

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Livestreaming Conversations from the Santiago a Mil International Festival 2018 in Santiago, Chile—Wednesday and Friday 17 and 19 January 2018 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. Santiago a Mil International Festival 2018 in Santiago, Chile presents the three livestreaming conversations during its presenter's week on the global, commons-based peer pr…

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Lahto review at Platform Theatre, London – ‘ingenious visual trickery’ by Anna Winter

An evening meal becomes a wordless passive-aggressive ritual for an unhappy couple in Finnish company WHS’s evocative Lahto (“departure”), part of the

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Alaina Mills and Phantom Alum Kyle Barisich Will Head Cast of Westport Country Playhouse’s Evita by Andrew Gans

The ensemble is comprised of students from the Broadway Method Academy.

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‘Bravely explores the pro-life argument’: WINE – Tristan Bates Theatre ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

In Wine, West has come up with an interesting hour of theatre; at times laugh-out-loud funny, but also heartbreaking and provocative. It is cleverly put together, slowly teasing out the coup…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: January 11, 2018 by Bww Special

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

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Theatre News: Full cast joining Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff in Macbeth announced

The show opens at the National Theatre next month

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From Les Miz to Anastasia: Look Back at the Stage Highlights of Max von Essen by Hannah Vine

The Tony nominee celebrates his birthday January 11.

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, January 11, 2018 by Susan Grace

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Josie Rourke and Kate Pakenham to leave Donmar Warehouse by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

Artistic director and executive producer were the first female partnership to run a London theatre The first female partnership to run a London theatre have announced their departure from th…

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FIRST LOOK: Strangers In Between at Trafalgar Studios by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We are pleased to bring you these great first look production images by Scott Rylander of Tommy Murphy's play Strangers In Between which plays at Trafalgar Studios 2 from 12 …

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FEATURED SHOW: Meet the gang of women behind Oranges & Elephants musical premiere at Hoxton Hall by Press Releases

Got your tickets yet for Oranges & Elephants, the brilliant new musical set in and premiering at London's Grade II -listed Victorian music hall gem, Hoxton Hall, this month? Catch up on…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Further Performances and Casting Announced For MACBETH At The National Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Additional performances for Rufus Norris' production of Macbeth will go on sale on to the public on 26 January. The production will now play until 23 June, with all performances currently on…

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THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tour to Star Lucy O'Byrne and Neil McDermott - Full Cast Announced! by BroadwayWorld

Bill Kenwright's production of one of the greatest family musicals of all time, The Sound of Music, launches its 2018 tour around the UK on Tuesday 9 January with a stop at the King's Theatr…

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The Return of Ulysses review at Roundhouse, London – ‘an excellent cast’ by George Hall

Two years ago the Royal Opera and the Roundhouse collaborated on a production of Monteverdi’s Orfeo that set out to win new

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Theater J reanimates Foer’s novel ‘Everything Is Illuminated’ by Amanda Erickson

The 2002 novel makes its East Coast stage debut.

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BWW's On This Day - January 11, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Broadway Alum Ricky Martin Weds Longtime Boyfriend Jwan Yosef by TV News Desk

Grammy-Award winning singer and Broadway alum Ricky Martin and his longtime boyfriend Jwan Yosef have secretly wed. The 46-year-old told E NEWS on Wednesday, 'I'm a husband, but we're doing …

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Review: Review: The Return of Ulysses (Roundhouse)

Sublime music-making in a flawed new production of Monteverdi's opera

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Vanessa Redgrave to lead Young Vic’s The Inheritance by Robin Johnson

Esteemed actress Vanessa Redgrave will lead the cast of the Young Vic's world premiere production of The Inheritance this Spring, in a cast which also features Tony Award-winner John Benjami…

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Gallery crowds are killing the joys of visual culture

It would be better for everyone if there were fewer visitors and silence was expected

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Unicorn Theatre announces new artistic director by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Theatre director Justin Audibert has been announced as the next artistic director of London’s Unicorn Theatre, the UK’s leading theatre for young audiences. This post Unic…

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UK Tour of DUSTY to Hold Open Casting Call by BroadwayWorld

The UK tour of DUSTY will hold an open casting call for male and female dance ensemble members. Dusty is written by Jonathan Harvey, directed by Maria Friedman, designed by Tom Pye, and chor…

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'Accidental Curator': Molly Regan's shoebox essays become a solo show by Chris Jones

On March 10, 1985, Tribune columnists Michael Sneed and Cheryl Lavin announced that an actress named Molly Regan had joined the ensemble of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Regan’s calling…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Cirque du Soleil’s Ovo review at Royal Albert Hall, London – ‘spectacular acts’ by Neil Norman

I would like to say that with Ovo, Cirque du Soleil have laid an egg, but that would give the wrong impression.

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Vanessa Redgrave to star in Young Vic’s The Inheritance by Georgia Snow

Vanessa Redgrave has been cast in The Inheritance at the Young Vic. The play, by Matthew Lopez, is directed by Stephen Daldry

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Cirque du Soleil - OVO, Royal Albert Hall review - fantastical creatures, heart-in-mouth thrills by Katie Colombus

Athleticism, daring feats, grace and visual poetry in Cirque's animal world exravaganzaFor their eighth debut at the Royal Albert Hall, mesmerising French-Canadian performance art compa…

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VIDEO: Laura Benanti's 'Melania Trump' Corrects The Lies Of 'Fire And Fury' by BroadwayWorld

On last night's LATE SHOW, The First Lady Melania Trump Broadway's Laura Benanti annotates several sections of Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' that pertain to her.

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Interviews: Samantha Spiro: 'Oscar Wilde wrote brilliantly for women'

As she opens in Lady Windermere's Fan, the latest of Dominic Dromgoole's Classic Spring season, Samantha Spiro explains why the play surprised her

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Review: Review: Strangers on a Train (Theatre Royal Brighton)

Patricia Highsmith's 1950 novel embarks on a new UK tour

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Theatre News: Vanessa Redgrave to star in The Inheritance at the Young Vic

Casting for Stephen Daldry's production has been announced

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Take That musical The Band extends UK tour by Giverny Masso

The UK and Ireland tour of Take That musical The Band has extended into 2019. Tim Firth’s musical was originally due to

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NEWS: Vanessa Redgrave, Kyle Soller & full cast announced for The Inheritance premiere by Press Releases

The Young Vic has announced casting, including - in the sole female role - Vanessa Redgrave, for the major world premiere of Matthew Lopez's The Inheritance, which is directed by Stephen Dal…

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Competition: Win tickets to The Elephant Man at the BFI plus Q&A with the producer by The Stage

Win tickets to David Lynch’s The Elephant Man at the BFI on January 18, starring John Hurt, Anthony Hopkins, Anne Bancroft and

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Cardboard Citizens Revives Hit CATHY and Announces UK Tour Dates by BroadwayWorld

Award-winning theatre company Cardboard Citizens has announced that it will revive its critically acclaimed production of Cathy at Soho Theatre for three weeks from 27 March 14 April, alon…

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The Young Vic Theatre Announces Cast of THE INHERITANCE and Extends Run by BroadwayWorld

The Young Vic Theatre announced the cast of its upcoming production of The Inheritance on Twitter today. Andrew Burnap and John Benjamin Hickey will play the roles of Toby and Henry respecti…

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BWW Interview: Peter Groom Talks DIETRICH: NATURAL DUTY, Politics, Queer History and Visibility by Alistair Wilkinson

Peter Groom is an actor, dancer and choreographer, originally from Newcastle. Since graduating from Guildford School of Acting in 2013 he has gone on to work both in the UK and international…

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Beth Steel's WONDERLAND Comes Home to Nottingham Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company confirms full cast of Adam Penford's first show as Artistic Director, Wonderland including local actors Chris Ashby who previously played the lead in t…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Production Photos For STRANGERS IN BETWEEN at Trafalgar Studios 2 by BroadwayWorld

STRANGERS IN BETWEEN tells the story of Shane, a timid 16 year-old who has fled his rural hometown for the glitz and glamour of Sydney's King's Cross, in order to escape his troubled past an…

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‘Radical & thought-provoking’: HEARTBREAK HOUSE – Union Theatre ★★★ by Anne Cox

Phil Willmott navigates a steady course through Bernard Shaw's turbulent Heartbreak House though he occasionally drifts away from meaningful satire and into jolly farce.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Review: My Mum’s a Twat at the Royal Court by Rosemary Waugh

A cult hit: Anoushka Warden's debut monologue is bold, brash and baggy. The post Review: My Mum’s a Twat at the Royal Court appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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My Mum's a Twat, Royal Court, review - Patsy Ferran shines in a solo play that looks back in anger by Matt.wolf

Autobiographical debut play is sprightly but sketchy, tooThat ages-old dictum "write what you know" has given rise to the intriguingly titled My Mum's a Twat, in which the Royal Court's deli…

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Theatre News: Take That musical The Band announces new venues and dates

Tim Firth's musical opened in Manchester last year

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Review: Review: OVO (Royal Albert Hall)

Cirque du Soleil return to the Royal Albert Hall with the London premiere of their show OVO

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Review: Review: Lähtö (Departure) (Platform Theatre)

Lähtö kicks off the 2018 London International Mime Festival

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Theatre News: Josie Rourke and Kate Pakenham to step down from the Donmar Warehouse

The artistic director and executive producer will leave the theatre in 2019 and 2018 respectively

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BWW Morning Brief January 11th, 2018: JOHN LITHGOW: STORIES BY HEART Opens Tonight, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Today's top stories John Lithgow Stories by Heart officially opens tonight, The Play That Goes Wrong hosts a fan appreciation night at their performance tonight, …

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Labour’s Tom Watson: ‘Government’s arts team must address funding and equality’ by Georgia Snow

Shadow culture secretary Tom Watson has set out a series of demands for the government’s new arts team, calling for ministers to

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Flamenco Festival London 2018 Marks 15th Anniversary at Sadler's Wells by BroadwayWorld

The Annual Flamenco Festival marks its 15th anniversary at Sadler's Wells from Wednesday 14 - Sunday 25 February. With performances from some of the world's finest flamenco dancers and music…

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Justin Audibert to replace Purni Morell at Unicorn Theatre by Georgia Snow

Justin Audibert has been appointed artistic director of the Unicorn Theatre in London. He will take over the leadership of the children’s

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Different Party review – artful take on the absurdity of office life by Brian Logan

Soho theatre, LondonThe drudgery of bureaucracy is sent up with great expressivity, loose-limbed flair and a heightened sense of the ridiculousAbsurdist takes on the office environment are a…

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WEST END LIVE LOUNGE Returns to The Other Palace by BroadwayWorld

On Sunday 11th February, West End Live Lounge returns to The Other Palace for a very special evening. After a sell-out concert in September, LampM productions are back with an unmissable lin…

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Tori Scott: THIRSTY! Comes to VAULT Festival by BroadwayWorld

Tori Scott, named one of Time Out New York's top 10 Cabaret artists, is returning to London this year and making her VAULT Festival debut with Thirsty Direct from sell-out performances at J…

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The Unicorn Theatre Appoints Justin Audibert as Artistic Director by BroadwayWorld

The Unicorn Theatre announces the appointment of Justin Audibert as the company's new Artistic Director. Justin will take up the position in summer '18, taking over from Purni Morell who st…

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Josie Rourke and Kate Pakenham to depart Donmar Warehouse by Robin Johnson

The Donmar Warehouse has today announced that Josie Rourke is to step down in 2019, after eight years as Artistic Director, and Executive Producer Kate Pakenham will leave in June 2018. The …

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Josie Rourke and Kate Pakenham to leave the Donmar Warehouse by Matthew Hemley

Donmar Warehouse artistic director Josie Rourke is to step down from the role in 2019 after eight years, with executive producer Kate

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Josie Rourke And Kate Pakenham Announce Their Departure From The Donmar Warehouse by BroadwayWorld

The Donmar Warehouse today announces that Josie Rourke is to step down in 2019, after eight years as Artistic Director, and Executive Producer Kate Pakenham will leave in June 2018. The tea…

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, January 11, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: BroadwayRadio’s 1,000th Episode (we think) Brings a Chat with Forbes’ Marc Hershberg and Two Tony Winners Join TNT Drama! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Mond…

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THE BAND Announces New Dates on UK And Ireland Tour by BroadwayWorld

David Pugh amp Dafydd Rogers and Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Mark Owen, Robbie Williams are delighted to announce that, due to overwhelming public demand, Tim Firth's new musical, THE BAND,…

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NEWS: Josie Rourke & Kate Pakenham announce their Donmar departures by Press Releases

The Donmar Warehouse today announces that Josie Rourke is to step down in 2019, after eight years as Artistic Director, and Executive Producer Kate Pakenham will leave in June 2018. The tea…

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NEWS: Take That’s musical The Band adds six months to its UK tour schedule by Press Releases

Due to overwhelming public demand, Tim Firth’s new musical, THE BAND, with the music of Take That, will now play extra dates on its UK & Ireland tour.

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Are you simply the best? Open auditions for Young Tina Turner to be held on Saturday

We may not need another hero but TINA The Musical does need someone to play the role of Anna Mae, the 11 year-old Tina Turner, along with the adult cast of the musical. So if you are a black…

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Review: Review: The Overcoat (Clapham Omnibus)

Nikolai Gogol's novel is transformed into a surreal theatrical experience

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Theatre News: Justin Audibert appointed new artistic director of the Unicorn Theatre

The director will take the helm at the Tooley Street venue in May

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NEWS: Unicorn Theatre appoints Justin Audibert as new artistic director by Press Releases

The Unicorn Theatre has announced the appointment of Justin Audibert as the company’s new Artistic Director. Justin will take up the position in summer 2018, taking over from Purni Morell …

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Strangers on a Train review at Theatre Royal, Brighton – ‘stylishly designed’ by Tracey Sinclair

Craig Warner’s adaptation of the Patricia Highsmith novel (made famous by the Hitchcock movie), Strangers on a Train is a solid one.

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‘Disco Pigs’ at the Irish Repertory Theater, New York by Blouin Artinfo

The Irish Repertory Theatre, New York is staging the 20th anniversary revival of Enda Walsh’s “Disco Pigs,” starring Colin Campbell and Evanna Lynch. Campbell and Lynch make vivid…

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‘Darlinghurst Nights’ at Hayes Theatre Co, Sydney by Blouin Artinfo

Hayes Theatre Co is staging “Darlinghurst Nights” by composer Max Lambert and writer Katherine Thomson, marking the Australian production’s 30th anniversary.“Darlinghurst Nights” w…

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My Mum's A Twat, Royal Court, London, review: An invigorating debut by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

This one-woman show by Anoushka Warden, starring Patsy Ferran and co-directed by Vicky Featherstone and Jude Christian, is a real winner

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The new culture secretary: besides loving Galway Girl, what do we know about Matt Hancock? by Mark Lawson

He rides a racehorse, plays Arctic cricket and has already seen Hamilton. How will the new boss do at the DCMS – and will Ed Sheeran be invited to its Xmas party?In the BBC’s self-satire…

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Review: Review: My Mum's A Tw*t (Royal Court)

Patsy Ferran stars in Anoushka Warden's semi-biographical debut play

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)

The Royal Shakespeare Company Goes to Rome, With Mixed Results by Matt Wolf

There were highs and lows in a triptych of Shakespearean plays set in ancient Rome at the Barbican Theater in London.

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BWW Review: OVO, Royal Albert Hall by Aliya Al-Hassan

It would be disingenuous to call Cirque Du Soleil simply a circus. The Canadian performance group are world famous and synonymous with incredible feats of physical strength and endurance. Si…

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Zoë Wanamaker: ‘I had a lot to live up to’ by Lyn Gardner

As she prepares to play poet Stevie Smith, Zoë Wanamaker talks to Lyn Gardner about acting through grief, finding her voice – and why she has never performed in the theatre that bears her…

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Drama out of crisis: how theatre and improv teach lessons in sexual consent by Kate Wyver

Exploring consent issues through interactive drama and comedy can effect lasting change, whether tackling violence against sex workers in Africa, sex education in South America or abuse in U…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)

‘Jericho’ at The Attic Theater Company, New York by Blouin Artinfo

“Jericho” will be on stage at The Attic Theater Company, New York.It is based on the play Liliom written by Hungarian master Ferenc Molnár. “Jericho” is written by award-winning scr…

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‘In the Mood for Love’ at Lichtblick-Kino, Berlin by Blouin Artinfo

“In the Mood for Love” is being currently screened at Lichtblick-Kino, Berlin.The Hong Kong film is 98 minutes long and is directed by Wong Kar-Wai. The film stars Maggie Cheung and Tony…

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‘Kinky Boots’ at Le Brady, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

“Kinky Boots” will be screened at Le Brady, Paris.The film is directed by Julian Jarrold. It stars Linda Bassett, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Joel Edgerton, Sarah-Jane Potts, and Josh Cole. The ru…

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DVR Alert: HELLO, DOLLY!'s Bernadette Peters Visits NBC's TODAY, Today by Bww News Desk

BWW has learned that Bernadette Peters will stop by NBC's TODAY to discuss taking over the starring role in Broadway's HELLO, DOLLY. The actress will appear during the show's 10-11 am time s…

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Mark Shenton: Is snobbery killing theatre? by Mark Shenton

Popular success often equates with critical disdain, and vice versa: it was long fashionable in critical circles to frown on Andrew Lloyd

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Richard Jordan: Must a West End musical run for 15 years to be deemed a success? by Richard Jordan

Last Saturday, two productions closed in the West End, but with differing fortunes. The first was the long-running Stomp. After 15 years in

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 1am (Broadway Time)

They Predicted The End of Paper Too by Joe Patti

Apropos of my post on Monday about physical objects being valued more than digital copies, there was a fairly long piece in The Guardian about how a paperless society hasn’t been achie…

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Andy Grammer Plays Twitter Grammar Challenge by Young Hollywood

Andy Grammer Plays Twitter Grammar ChallengeWe're chilling in the Young Hollywood Studio with the ray of sunshine himself, Andy Grammer, who gives us a live acoustic performance of his song …

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Ballyturk review – Cillian Murphy and Stephen Rea are in fine comic form by Michael Billington

Black Box, GalwayEnda Walsh's new manic physical comedy is like Under Milk Wood as interpreted by Buster KeatonThere's plenty of ballyhoo around Ballyturk. Written and directed by Enda Walsh…

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Opening Night: John Lithgow Returns to Broadway Tonight as Stories By Heart Opens

Lithgow's solo show is directed by Daniel Sullivan.

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‘Downsizing’ director Alexander Payne on shrinking Matt Damon and working with Weinstein

It may boast a big budget and special effects, but Payne’s latest still taps a rich vein of comic pathos

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Alice Ripley, Jennifer Damiano, and Mandy Gonzalez Sing at Feinstein’s/54 Below January 11–18 by Robert Viagas

Check out all the theatre-related events scheduled this week at the intimate New York cabaret.

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When John Lithgow Called, He Said Yes - How director Daniel Sullivan is helping the actor honor his father

How director Daniel Sullivan is helping the actor honor his father---Tony-winning director Daniel Sullivan is known for helming complex, multicharacter plays on Broadway, from sumptuous peri…

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WATCH: The Fire This Time Festival - A Meet the Theatre Film

Meet The Fire This Time Festival, which showcases early-career playwrights of African and African-American descent. Part participants include Katori Hall (the Broadway MLK bio play The Mount…

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Miles for Mary Begins at Playwrights Horizons by Olivia Clement

The acclaimed comedic show from The Mad Ones returns Off-Broadway for a limited run.

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Party Face, Starring Oscar Winner Hayley Mills, Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Isobel Mahon’s comedy debuts in New York following sold-out runs in Ireland.

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Blindspot’s Audrey Esparza Proves Her Deep Theatre Roots by Ruthie Fierberg

Before she was FBI agent Tasha Zapata, Esparza honed her skills at places like New York’s Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, New Dramatists, and more.

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