Friday, January 12, 2018 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Stephen Schwartz and John Tartaglia Team Up for THE SECRET SILK on Princess Cruises by BroadwayWorld

Tony, Oscar, and Grammy award-winning composer of Wicked, Pippin, and Godspell. Stephen Schwartz, has teamed up with John Tartaglia and Princess Cruises on their latest production show, The …

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Questions still hang over Soulpepper Theatre in wake of Albert Schultz allegations by J. Kelly Nestruck

Globe and Mail hears more complaints about the theatre company’s workplace culture after lawsuits filed against former artistic director

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Palace Theatre Developers Seek $1 Billion for Property Renovation by BroadwayWorld

The developers responsible for the upcoming renovation of the iconic Palace Theatre are currently seeking a 1 billion debt-and-equity package for their redevelopment of the property.

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Friday, January 12, 2018 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Alice in Wonderland by Arts Review

This superb production of Alice in Wonderland takes Lewis Carroll’s classic story and lifts it from a simple retelling to something resembling a sophisticated fever dream. With Alice ever …

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Friday, January 12, 2018 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Drag365: Show #12- Legend Wednesdays at Rise by Michael Block

Aquaria // photo by Michael BlockDay: Wednesday, January 10th Show: Legend Wednesdays  Location: RiseQueens Seen: Aquaria (@ageofaquaria), Bootsie LeFaris (@thebootsielefaris)…

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Actor Jerry O’Connell Talks Broadway-Bound Crazy For You by Ruthie Fierberg

O’Connell tells Kelly Rippa and Ryan Seacrest about his dance woes.

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The Broadway.com Show: Lena Hall Rocks, John Lithgow's Stories, Chicago's Secrets & More by Broadway.com

In this episode, we talk about John Lithgow: Stories By Heart, Sara Bareilles in Jesus Christ Superstar, Tony winner Lena Hall and more.

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The Broadway.com Show: Veep’s Anna Chlumsky & More Talk Greg Pierce’s New Play Cardinal by Broadway.com

She wants to paint the town red—literally! Learn all about Greg Pierece's Cardinal.

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13 shows to see now by Chicago Tribune Staff

"Beautiful – The Carole King Musical" ✭✭✭ 1/2 Chicago actress Sarah Bockel plays the lead in the current national tour of "Beautiful," the jukebox musical that celebrates the life a…

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The Broadway.com Show: Watch John Lithgow Discuss John Lithgow: Stories By Heart on Opening Night by Broadway.com

Join Tony and Emmy winner John Lithgow on the red carpet to celebrate his big Broadway opening!

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The Broadway.com Show: Jamie Brewer & the Cast of Amy and the Orphans on Breaking Boundaries Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

Learn all about Amy and the Orphans, starring American Horror Story's Jamie Brewer.

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Photo Flash: A Meet and Greet with Nathan Lane, Beth Malone, and the Cast of ANGELS IN AMERICA by BroadwayWorld

The National Theatre Production of Tony Kushner's epic and seminal masterwork, Angels in America A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, will return to Broadway for the first time since its now-l…

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Inside the Angels in America Meet & Greet With Nathan Lane, Andrew Garfield, Beth Malone, and More by Hannah Vine

The two-part production will begin performances February 23 at the Neil Simon Theatre.

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Disney CEO Bob Iger’s Pay Dropped 17% to $36.3 Million Last Year by Dave McNary

Walt Disney Co. Chairman-Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger received $36.3 million in compensation during the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, down 17% from the previous fiscal year. Disney made th…

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Photo Flash: Inside the Rehearsal Room With Robert Sean Leonard, Katie Finneran, and the Cast of At Home at the Zoo

Signature Theatre's doubleheader of Edward Albee's Homelife and The Zoo Story also stars Emmy nominee Paul Sparks.

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Friday, January 12, 2018 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Backstage at Cats with Tyler Hanes, Episode 15: Finale by Broadway.com

In the very last episode of his vlog, Cats star Tyler Hanes bids farewell to the beloved show.

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Video: Donna Murphy Says Goodbye Dolly with a Dressing Room Soiree! by BroadwayWorld

The cast of Broadway's Hello Dolly offered up one final salute for the legendary Donna Murphy following her final performance in the iconic role last night. Parading into the star's dressing…

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Drag365: Show #11- Petra Fried Presents: Allegra Spread at Rockbar by Michael Block

Allegra Spread // photo by Michael BlockDay: Wednesday, January 10th Show: Petra Fried Presents: Allegra Spread Location: RockbarQueens Seen: Allegra Spread (@allegradrag), Jessie …

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A Letter to Harvey Milk by Broadway Select

    The post A Letter to Harvey Milk appeared first on BroadwaySelect.

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The Best of 2017 by Penny Landau

“The Good Doctor” is an interesting concept, adapted from the Korean show and produced by Daniel Dae Kim (“Lost” and “Hawaii Five-O”), about a doctor with Autism who sees the pra…

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Hershey Felder Will Perform Tributes to Tchaikovsky, Berlin, Bernstein, Beethoven Around the Country Through 2018 by Andrew Gans

Felder will bring his Irving Berlin tribute to Manhattan this summer.

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Queering the Public Space: a preview of Listen at High Concept Labs by Michael Workman

One goal of the work has been to queer the working definitions of public space, to challenge the imposition of narratives for operation within those spaces, and to interrogate the underlying…

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Theater News: Hershey Felder Announces Dates for 2018 U.S. Tour

The pianist will hit the road with his solo shows about Irving Berlin, Leonard Bernstein, Tchaikovsky, and Beethoven.

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Video Flash: EXCLUSIVE: The Play That Goes Wrong Welcomes Broadway's Biggest...Fan

The production also offers a humble apology for welcoming the wrong one.

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Theater News: Jason Robert Brown's Songs for a New World to Open 2018 Encores! Off-Center Season

Late composer Michael Friedman will also be featured with a special presentation of his musical Gone Missing.

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Features: A week in the life of Giselle's Beatriz Stix-Brunell

The American ballet dancer takes us behind the scenes of The Royal Ballet's production

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Friday, January 12, 2018 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Metropolitan Opera Documentary The Opera House Plays U.S. Movie Theatres January 13 and 17 by Ryan McPhee

The film from Susan Froemke explores the creation of the Met’s home at Lincoln Center over the past 50 years.

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School of Rock: The Next Class by Mark A. Robinson

School of Rock, the hit Andrew Lloyd Webber Musical based on the popular film of the same name, welcomes a new class of students to its cast. Joining the musical on Tuesday, January 30, 2018…

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Andy Karl Will Headline Groundhog Day Cast Reunion as NYC Benefit by Robert Viagas

The company of the Tony-nominated musical will gather—when else?—February 2.

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VIDEO: On This Day, January 12- Broadway Gets A Whole Lot More BEAUTIFUL by Stage Tube

Today we celebrate the Broadway anniversary of the hit bio-musical, Beautiful The Carole King Story, which opened on this day in 2014.

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MITCHELL: New Lorraine Hansberry biopic worth every year, every penny it took by Mary Mitchell

The 14 years and $1.2 million it took to make the new PBS documentary “Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart” on playwright Lorraine Hansberry was well worth it.

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Theater Review: “Ada/Ava” — Puppetry Meets Technology by Bill Marx

Ada/Ava is an impressive theatrical feat that finds a new, and invigorating, way of telling a story on stage.

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Photo Flash: Something Finally Goes Right...Mostly. PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Celebrates Fan Appreciation Day by BroadwayWorld

To celebrate The Play That Goes Wrong laughing into the New Year, the hit comedy saluted the audiences who have made them the longest running play on Broadway with a special 'Fan Appreciatio…

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Encores! Off-Center Season to Feature Michael Friedman’s Gone Missing, Songs for a New World, More by Olivia Clement

City Center will honor the late composer, whose life was cut short last summer.

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Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley Take Broadway & Beyond Concert on the Road by Robert Viagas

Fans will get to hear number from their Broadway careers, including Ragtime, Passion, Curtains, Candide, and other shows.

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Gone Missing, Songs for a New World & Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope Comprise 2018 Encores! Off-Center Season by Andy Lefkowitz

Encores! Off-Center's co-artistic directors Anne Kauffman and Jeanine Tesori have announced programming for the 2018 season of New York City Center's beloved summer musical theater s…

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Signature's AT HOME AT THE ZOO by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo check out the cast and creatives in rehearsal

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SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD, GONE MISSING, and More Lead Encores! Off-Center Season by BroadwayWorld

Encores Off-Center Co-Artistic Directors Anne Kauffman and Jeanine Tesori today announced programming for the 2018 season of New York City Center's acclaimed summer musical theater series. T…

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Cuba Gooding Jr to play Billy Flynn in Chicago London Revival by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Oscar winner, Cuba Gooding Jr will make his musical theatre debut and British stage debut as Billy Flynn in Kander and Ebb’s multi award-winning musical Chicago at Lond…

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Theater News: Ed Asner and Johanna Day to Headline Tour of The Soap Myth

The two-week tour is timed around Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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Theater News: School of Rock to Get a New Kids' Cast

The Broadway production will welcome a slate of new actors.

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Photos: James Graham, Josie Rourke and Alan Bennett makes our top pics of the week

As the new year kicks off, so do rehearsals for new productions across the UK

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Friday, January 12, 2018 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Join Our Team! BroadwayWorld Is Seeking a Full-Time Editor by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld is on the hunt for a new member for our team- a full-time Newsdesk Editor.

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Andy Karl Joins HUMANS OF PUNXSUTAWNEY: A GROUNDHOG DAY REUNION by BroadwayWorld

The three time Tony Award nominated actor joins the lineup for the previously announced HUMANS OF PUNXSUTAWNEY A GROUNDHOG DAY REUNION atFeinstein's54 Below. He is joining original Broadway …

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Time to Get Excited About Broadway’s Escape to Margaritaville!

Some people claim that there’s a woman to blame, but I know it’s these video previews’ fault.

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City Center to Honor Michael Friedman by Joshua Barone

The theater’s Off-Center series, which Mr. Friedman led until his death last year, will stage his 2003 musical “Gone Missing” in July.

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Poor Dog's 'Group Therapy' is compelling but confused by Charles McNulty

A few years ago, Poor Dog Group, founded in 2008 by a group of young theater artists who met while studying at the California Institute of the Arts, brought in a licensed therapist to hold g…

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Joseph Leo Bwarie “My Funny Valentine” concert – Garry Marshall Theatre by Pauline Adamek

Garry Marshall Theatre revs up the romance with Broadway star Joseph Leo Bwarie in the nonprofit theatre’s winter fundraising concert My Funny Valentine. Record-holder

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What Provoked The Sudden Departure Of Houston's Alley Theatre Director

Alley administrators, Gregory Boyd, 66, and several board members refused to respond to requests for interviews about the surprising departure, which comes after Boyd signed a five-year cont…

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Odds & Ends: Jerry O'Connell Reprising Role in Pre-Broadway Crazy for You Lab & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Jerry O'Connell Reprising Performance in Pre-Broadway Crazy for You Lab Screen star and stage alum Jerry O'Connell …

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Kate Baldwin and Rebecca Luker Joining Forces for Barbara Cook Tribute by Robert Viagas

The June 17 Till There Was You concerts will also feature Karen Ziemba, Christiane Noll, and more stars.

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This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From early theatre for young audiences to the creation of the Asian Multi Media Center, January's theatrical milestones started the year with a bang.

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Interview: La-Ti-Do Co-Founder Don Mike Mendoza Reflects on 6 Years of Cabaret by Darby Dejarnette

DC Metro Theater Arts had a chance to sit down with local producer Don Mike Mendoza to discuss the upcoming 6th anniversary of his company La-Ti-Do Productions. La-Ti-Do gives the DC scene …

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Will Roland Makes Bay Area Debut with LOSER SONGS by BroadwayWorld

Bay Area Cabaret is thrilled to present Broadway rising star Will Roland in his Bay Area concert debut with his solo show, Loser Songs. Roland is currently starring in the 2017 Tony award-wi…

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Magic Time!: “Claim All of Your Selves”: Caleen Sinnette Jennings on Her ‘Queens Girl’ Plays (Womens’ Voices Theater Festival Productions) by John Stoltenberg

Erika Rose’s performance in Queens Girl in Africa is awesome to behold. She plays the playwright’s teenage self, named Jackie, plus her parents, school friends, and others, with an inca…

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An Interview with ‘The Summer Club’ – Previewing ‘A Big Band Valentine’s Day’ at Philadelphia Theatre Company by Deb Miller

Since its premiere in the Jersey-shore town of Cape May in July 2014, The Summer Club has been bringing the retro sound of the Big Bands, the sophisticated stylings of the Swing era, and the…

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Theater News: Judith Light to Offer Welcoming Remarks at DirectorFest

The annual event is presented by the Drama League.

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Friday, January 12, 2018 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Could You Repeat That? – ‘Disco Pigs’ at Irish Rep by Matthew Wexler

The 20th-anniversary production of Edna Walsh's play about two teens coming of age in Cork, Ireland.

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VIDEO: Jerry O'Connell Not Ashamed to Be 'Worst Dancer' in CRAZY FOR YOU by BroadwayWorld

Jerry O'Connell stopped by this morning's LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN to talk about his upcoming role in CRAZY FOR YOU. 'These are real Broadway song and dance people and I am, of the whole cas…

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For Lorraine Hansberry, ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ Was Just the Start by Salamishah Tillet

The new documentary “Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart” explores a more complex and complicated playwright than the civil rights figure known to most people.

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Picasso portrait expected to fetch $50m at London auction

Painting from 1937 has been held in a private collection since the artist’s death

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27 Broadway Stars Who Have Returned Repeatedly to the Same Broadway Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

As Bernadette Peters readies to return to the Shubert in Hello, Dolly! after appearing there in Gypsy, we look at performers who keep coming back—to the same theatres.

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Bard rockers a bit out of tune in Tarragon’s Hamlet by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Production’s use of rock music has its moments but it often swamps and flattens the characters, writes Carly Maga.

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Daniel Radcliffe on Johnny Depp Casting Controversy: ‘I Can See Why People Are Frustrated’ by Hunter Harris

As the Harry Potter universe remains split on Johnny Depp’s prominent role in the spinoff film Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Daniel Radcliffe has point…

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Review: Who Am I? ‘Panorama’ Says There Is No Easy Answer by Ben Brantley

In this multimedia, multidimensional performance piece, the boundaries of race, gender and ethnicity blur into a shifting pageant of identity.

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Culturalist Challenge! Rank the Top 10 Stars You Can’t Wait to See on Broadway in 2018 by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Broadway’s School of Rock to Welcome 7 New Cast Members by Andrew Gans

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical continues at the Winter Garden Theatre.

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Matt Bogart, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka and Christine Dwyer to Lead JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT in CT by BroadwayWorld

Broadway comes to Ridgefield The cast for the upcoming production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat has been announced by director Daniel C. Levine and it's chock-full of Broad…

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School of Rock to Welcome a New Batch of Young Stars by Andy Lefkowitz

They're in the band! The smash hit musical School of Rock will welcome seven new cast members to the class on January 30. Rocking their way to Broadway will be Montgomery Lamb as Katie, …

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Get Ready to Rock! SCHOOL OF ROCK Welcomes New Cast Members by BroadwayWorld

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit musical School of Rock - The Musical will welcome seven new cast members to the class on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Rocking their way to Broadway will be Mont…

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BWW Feature: Raquel Suarez Groen Talks THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's Diva and More! by Cole Grissom

I'm not going to lie...until this week, I'd never seen a live production of The Phantom of the Opera. I'm intimately familiar with the music and the story, but it was just never an experienc…

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Call Answered: Conference Call: Jesse Luttrell & Fred Barton: "Jesse Luttrell Showstopper" at Feinstein's/54 Below by Adam Rothenberg

Call Answered: I have been Facebook friends with Jesse Luttrell for several years now & he's always been on my radar as someone I have wanted to interview. I have heard many of Fred's grea…

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Call Answered: Conference Call: Jesse Luttrell & Fred Barton: "Jesse Luttrell Showstopper" at Feinstein's/54 Below by Call Me Adam

Call Answered: I have been Facebook friends with Jesse Luttrell for several years now & he's always been on my radar as someone I have wanted to interview. I have heard many of Fred's great …

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Gasps and tears from the audience at world premiere 'The Light' by Chris Jones

The antagonist of Loy Webb’s intense new drama from the New Colony, “The Light,” is seen only in conversation. He’s a Chicago music artist, known only as Kashif, the kind that this c…

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Photos: Tom Burke, Harry Melling and Haydn Gwynne at Girl From the North Country opening

Conor McPherson directs and writes the piece which features the songs of Bob Dylan

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Call Answered: Joint interview with Jesse Luttrell & Fred Barton by Adam Rothenberg

I have been Facebook friends with Jesse Luttrell for several years now & he's always been on my radar as someone I have wanted to interview. I have heard many of Fred's great arrangement…

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Friday, January 12, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Critic’s Notebook: How to Listen to Rock ’n’ Roll in a Theater by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Rock is underexplored onstage, but two Under the Radar shows, “How to Be a Rock Critic” and “The Hendrix Project,” grapple with its transformative power.

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Cast Announced for BROADWAY VALENTINE at Queens Theatre - Alysha Umphress and Cody Williams; Kyle Dean Massey and Taylor Frey; Stephen Buntrock and To by BroadwayWorld

Queens Theatre Taryn Sacramone, Executive Director will present Broadway Valentine, a concert-style revue produced by Stephen DeAngelis exclusively for Queens Theatre, located at 14 United N…

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The Parisian Woman Podcast by Corine Cohen by Corine Cohen

Corine Cohen of Broadway Showbiz's new podcast review of the "Parisian Woman".

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New Book Promises to Offer ‘Revolutionary’ Portrait of Rodgers and Hammerstein by Logan Culwell-Block

Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution releases April 3.

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Live-Streamed Broadway Shows? The Tech Was Easy, But Oh The Drama! by Christopher Zara

Fast Company featured BroadwayHD in a story about streaming live theatre.

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Theater News: Cuba Gooding Jr. to Make British Stage Debut in Chicago

The Oscar-winning actor will play Billy Flynn in the London transfer of the currently ongoing Broadway revival.

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Review: Review: Lobster (Theatre503)

Lucy Foster's two-hander looks at a relationship in the past tense

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Theatre News: Everybody's Talking About Jamie extends West End run

Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae's new musical opened at the Apollo Theatre in November

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Video: Girl From the North Country opening night: we chat to Shirley Henderson, Bertie Carvel and more

Conor McPherson's Bob Dylan play has transferred from the Old Vic to the West End

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Friday, January 12, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Ann McDonough Replaces Dana Ivey in Joshua Harmon’s Admissions by Olivia Clement

Rehearsals are now underway for the Lincoln Center Theater production of the new play by the Significant Other playwright.

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Theater Review: ALADDIN (National Tour) by Frank Arthur

A BROADWAY AMUSEMENT PARK THAT FLIES LIKE A CARPET “Open sesame” indeed. It’s “Abracadabra” times ten as the arrival of Aladdin in Hollywood feels as triumphant as Prince Ali…

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Metropolitan Room Cancels Plans to Move to 29th Street Space by Robert Viagas

The jazz club, which frequently showcased Broadway talent, has resumed its search for larger quarters.

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Doreen Tracey, an original Disney Mouseketeer, dies at 74 by ,

Tracey, who was part of the original cast of Disney's after-school special 'The Mickey Mouse Club' in the 1950s, died from pneumonia Wednesday.      …

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Podcast: Atlanta Monster — a crime series with breadth and depth

The story of a Georgia child killer is skilfully located in its social and political context

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Ryan McNamara’s Battleground, New York — vivid steps that matter

The artist’s piece for Guggenheim Works & Process is a dance battle to a thumping beat

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PHOTOS: Behind the scenes preparing for actor-muso Oranges & Elephants. How much do you know about Victorian girl gangs? 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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Antonio Pappano’s seamless return to the Berlin Philharmonic

After a 12-year absence, it was as if the conductor had never been away

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London Symphony Orchestra/Rattle, Barbican — Romantic and Baroque

Simon Rattle turned to smaller works for his first Barbican concert of 2018

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Everything you need to know about Disney’s The Lion King in London by Robin Johnson

Disney’s The Lion King is a multi-award-winning musical based on the 1994 Disney animated film of the same name. Have you seen the Pride of the West End yet? The post Everything you need …

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Why Demand For "Hamilton" Tickets Is Waning In Chicago

Sales are slowing. Browse the official Ticketmaster website and you will see availability, pretty good availability, for midweek shows in January, and these are not resale inventory. They're…

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Doreen Tracey, an original Disney Mouseketeer, dies at 74 by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) -- Doreen Tracey, a former child star who played one of the original cute-as-a-button Mouseketeers on "The Mickey Mouse Club" in the 1950s, has died, a…

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Alley Theatre’s Gregory Boyd Faces Misconduct Allegations by Olivia Clement

A number of current and former employees at the Houston theatre have come forward with claims against the recently retired artistic director.

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The Humans tour at The Kennedy Center (review) by Tim Treanor

“Home is the place where, when you go there,” Robert Frost wrote, “they have to let you in.” And so it is for the hapless Blake family, strivers and dreamers like all…

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Preview: Grupo Corpo dances its past and future by Jane Vranish / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

When Grupo Corpo takes to the Byham Theater stage on Wednesday, it will celebrate both past and present. For over 40 years, the company whose name translates as “Group Body” has been a s…

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Meet the Fire This Time Festival Playwrights: Mona R. Washington 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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BWW Album Review: HAMLISCH UNCOVERED Will Make You 'Smile' by Amanda Prahl

In the creative world, there are few names as admired and respected as Marvin Hamlisch. One of only two people to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony, and Pulitzer the other being Richard Rodge…

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‘Frank, brutal, enthralling’: #BerkoffEast @KingsHeadThtr ❤❤❤❤ > @theAtticist by Emma Clarendon

Director Jessica Lazar and the cast make the most of every line and inject it with as much energy and emotion as possible to create a compelling and surprisingly humorous show that grabs the…

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Royal Albert Hall dispute referred to tribunal by Georgia Snow

A row over the governance of the Royal Albert Hall will be referred to tribunal it has been confirmed, after the venue

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Theatre News: Still Alice cast announced for West Yorkshire Playhouse

The best-selling novel will make its premiere in Leeds in February

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Theatre News: Cheek by Jowl's Périclès to be streamed live on Facebook

The Barbican and Oxford Playhouse production will be accessible online

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Friday, January 12, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Getting Real #1: Michelle Ellsworth’s “The Rehearsal Artist” for American Realness by Maura Donohue

Michelle Ellsworth brings a real head trip to American Realness 2018.

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Snapshot: ‘Merrie Albion — Landscape Studies of a Small Island’ by Simon Roberts

The latest exhibition, featuring photos taken during the past 10 years, focuses on events and places that define recent British history

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The South Bank Show 40th Anniversary Special, Sky Arts — a whirlwind of clips

Alumni featured include Maxine Peake, glimpsed aged 21, a pensive Beryl Bainbridge and a gloriously drunk Francis Bacon

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Ann McDonough Joins Cast of Joshua Harmon's New Play Admissions by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veteran Ann McDonough has joined the company of Admissions, a new play by Joshua Harmon (Significant Other) slated to debut at Lincoln Center Theater's off-Broadway venue, the Mitz…

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On Your Feet! The Emilio & Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical (review) by Christopher Henley

“Do you have long knees?” The question came to me from the gentleman of a certain age who had the seat in front of mine at On Your Feet! The Emilio & Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical…

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National New Play Network Launches Cross-Pollination Program by American Theatre Editors

The initiative will support an exchange of playwrights and their plays at multiple theatres.

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Opening Night Video: Girl From The North Country by Robin Johnson

It's the stunning play of hope, heartbreak and soul that's already captured the hearts and minds of London audiences - take a look at Girl From The North Country opening night. The post O…

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Sharon Small cast in Still Alice at West Yorkshire Playhouse by Matthew Hemley

Sharon Small has been cast in West Yorkshire Playhouse’s stage adaptation of Still Alice. Adapted from the novel of the same name

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#FirstNightTakeover: Who'd @PerryOBree catch on @DylanMusical's red carpet? #NCGirl cc: @DMTWestEnd @OldVic

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O'Bree attending the West End opening of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, which has transferred for a limited season at the Noel Coward Theatr…

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Get 2-for-1 Tickets to Broadway Shows + More NYC Events Jan. 12–18

New York is the city that never sleeps, and with so many events and activities each week across all five boroughs, it can be hard to know what’s actually worthwhile. Here are the event…

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MISS SAIGON Star Jon Jon Briones Stars in New NPR Kids' Podcast by BroadwayWorld

Miss Saigon may be set to close on Broadway, but fans can experience the tremendous talent of Jon Jon Briones Engineer long after the curtain goes down, through Circle Round the new podcast …

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BWW Review: John Lithgow Recalls Telling Tales With His Father In STORIES BY HEART by Michael Dale

'So what the hell is this,' John Lithgow quizzically quips to the audience at the outset of his Broadway solo stint.

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London Return of Martin McDonagh’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore Completes Casting by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting has been announced for the new London production of Martin McDonagh's Tony-nommed dark comedy The Lieutenant of Inishmore, set to begin previews on June 23 at the Noël …

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Review: ‘On Your Feet!’ National Tour at the Kennedy Center by Chuck Leonard

The rhythm is gonna get you! Expect to find yourself dancing in your seat, because the energy from this show is infectious. On Your Feet! at the Kennedy Center is electric, and audience memb…

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Blessed Unrest’s The Snow Queen by Sandi Durell

    by Hazen Cuyler   It’s not an easy assignment to create children’s theatre. At its worst, the end result can give the impression of being generic or insincere. Blessed…

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie extends West End run by Georgia Snow

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie has extended its run in the West End by six months. The debut musical by The Feeling front

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Britannia — Jez Butterworth’s epic challenger to Game of Thrones’s crown

Romans invade an alien, demon-haunted land ruled by bloodthirsty queens and malevolent druids

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Houston Actors Report Abusive Behavior from Retired Alley Theatre Artistic Director by BroadwayWorld

According to the Houston Chronicle, the artistic director of the Alley Theatre, Gregory Boyd, has announced that he is retiring. He has been with the company since 1989 and his final day wil…

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TV studio that hosted The X Factor set to become temporary theatre by Giverny Masso

A former television studio in north west London has been lined up to become a temporary theatre. Property developer Quintain has applied

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Lobster review – young love needs more time in a heartfelt two-hander by Lyn Gardner

Theatre 503, London Lucy Foster’s unpolished love story charts the course of a relationship between two women, from first date to breaking upTwo women, known only as K and J, are introduce…

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Soho’s Windmill Theatre loses operating licence by Matthew Hemley

The Windmill Theatre, where comics such as Bruce Forsyth and Tommy Cooper made names for themselves, has lost its licence to operate.

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‘Lovers of the original movie will be thrilled’: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN – West End by Simon Parris

A decade after the mega-budget follow-up to The Producers flopped on Broadway, Mel Brooks is back with a scaled down Young Frankenstein, this time on London’s West End. The sets may be sma…

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The quiet revolution of the actor-directors

A role sometimes seen as part of theatre’s past is making a comeback

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How a cobbler’s son became the father of art history

A compelling show at the Capitoline Museum in Rome celebrates the life of Johann Joachim Winckelmann

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Theatre News: Cast joining Aidan Turner in The Lieutenant of Inishmore announced

Martin McDonagh's play is revived in the West End

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Theatre News: Cuba Gooding Jr to star in Chicago in the West End

The musical returns to the West End in March

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Photo Flash: John Lithgow Is Welcomed Back to Broadway

Stories by Heart runs at the American Airlines Theatre through March 4.

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Sing-Along Screenings of THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Heading to Select Theaters by BroadwayWorld

20th Century Fox has announced a week of sing-along screenings of its hugely popular, original musical feature film THE GREATEST SHOWMAN.

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Hit the Red Carpet on Opening Night of Broadway's John Lithgow: Stories By Heart by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony and Emmy winner John Lithgow is back on the boards with his solo show John Lithgow: Stories By Heart, which opened on January 11 at the American Airlines Theatre. The Broadway community…

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Cheyenne Jackson to Guest Star on NBC's WILL & GRACE by BroadwayWorld

Broadway vet Cheyenne Jackson and SNL alum Vanessa Bayer will guest star on an upcoming episode of NBC's WILL amp GRACE. No details on the roles they will play or when the episode will air h…

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Changing ‘Measure,’ Measuring the Changes by American Theatre Editors

In trying to fix one of Shakespeare's problem plays, did we create a new race issue? A fair note, but here's the backstory.

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Cast Complete for London Run of Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore by Andrew Gans

Michael Grandage will direct the limited West End engagement.

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Troika Entertainment appoints new chief operating officer by Caitlin Huston

Tour operator Troika Entertainment LLC announced Angela Rowles as its new chief operating officer, effective Jan. 15. Rowles was most recently the managing director of the National Theatre i…

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Art, Passion and Power, BBC4 — one of Britain’s great splendours explored

Andrew Graham-Dixon probes the Royal Collection for insights into 500 years of history

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Preview: Washington Improv Theater’s ‘Wintry Mix’ at DC Arts Center by Guest Author

Now through February 4, Washington Improv Theater (WIT), the District’s oldest and only nonprofit long-form improv theater, presents Wintry Mix, a four-week medley of improv shows at the D…

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Heggie: Great Scott — ‘operatic extravaganza’

Joyce DiDonato stars in a sentimental comedy about a star singer reviving a long-lost ‘bel canto’ opera

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Toto Bono Lokua: Bondeko — ‘musical chemistry’

French percussionist Gérald Toto, Cameroonian bassist Richard Bona and Congolese guitarist Lokua Kanza reunite

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Tony Tixier: Life of Sensitive Creatures — ‘warm-hearted and inviting’

The pianist combines shifting-sand emotions, ebb-and-flow tensions and moments of surprise

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Cupcakke: Ephorize — ‘authority and scabrous wit’

The US rapper tackles LGBT rights, chauvinistic sexual double standards, urban violence and social media

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Read Reviews for the West End Transfer of Girl From the North Country by Olivia Clement

See what critics think of Bob Dylan’s new musical, now playing the Noël Coward Theatre in London.

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Magic Soul Presents Live At The London Palladium Concert by BroadwayWorld

Join Magic Radio at the iconic London Palladium on Saturday February 10th 2018 for a special concert as we celebrate the greatest soul music of all time.

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Xylouris White: Mother — ‘new pitches of intensity’

What appears to be a curious triangulation between alternative rock and Greek folk works surprisingly well

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Camila Cabello: Camila — ‘hello solo stardom'

The ex-Fifth Harmony singer strikes out on her own, incorporating elements from her Cuban-American background

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Photo Coverage: John Lithgow Celebrates Opening Night of STORIES BY HEART by Linda Lenzi

Virtuosity and imagination combine in one utterly unique event, as Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow creates a singularly intimate evening. With equal measures of humor and heart, he e…

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Broadway Alum Richard Zavaglia Will Lead Cast of Riverside's Lombardi by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin January 30 at the Florida venue.

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Cuba Gooding Jr. to Bring Razzle Dazzle to London as Chicago's Billy Flynn by Andy Lefkowitz

All he cares about is love...and making his London stage debut! Oscar winner and Broadway alum Cuba Gooding Jr. will take the West End stage as smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn in the retur…

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Download: A Ghost Story — ‘poignant and poetic’

A haunted house tale told from the point of view of the ghost, full of images that pulse with meaning

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Download: I Am Not a Witch — ‘an absurdist Fata Morgana’

Rungano Nyoni’s wonderfully odd debut feature about a Zambian orphan girl suspected of unearthly powers

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Download: Sweet Virginia — ‘a strange and gloomy thriller’

Christopher Abbott stars as an unhinged hired gun terrorising a rural community

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Add Cheyenne Jackson to the List of Broadway Favorites on Will & Grace by Ryan McPhee

The stage and screen alum will guest star on an upcoming episode of the NBC comedy.

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Judith Light Officially Opens The Drama League's DIRECTORFEST Tomorrow by BroadwayWorld

The Drama League officially launches DirectorFest tomorrow, a city-wide festival focusing on the art and future of contemporary American stage directing, at various locations around NYC The …

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REVIEW: Heartbreak House, Union Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Shaw doesn’t exactly give us hope, but he paints a picture we can recognise as speaking to us today. It’s a bit of a wait to get there, but more than worth persev…

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BWW Interview: Catherine Lamb talks BUNNY at Tristan Bates Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Catherine Lamb is an actress and Artistic Director of Fabricate Theatre. She's about to take the stage in her new production of Jack Thorne's Bunny at the Tristan Bates Theatre directed by L…

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Watch Ramin Karimloo Sing From The Greatest Showman, Finding Neverland, and More by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony nominee shares footage from rehearsals with his band before his January 13 concert.

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Grammy Awards Musical Madness: Vote For the Ultimate Grammy-Winning Best Musical Theater Album

From 1986 to 2017, which Grammy Award-winning cast album if your favorite? Vote now!

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REVIEW: Rita Sue and Bob Too, Royal Court Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Originally staged at the Octagon Theatre in Bolton, this is a timely revival that has been given added relevance by continuing debate over exploitation and masculinity. This p…

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'Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede', A Sort Of Civil-War-Themed 'Medieval Times', Drops The 'Dixie' Part After Criticism

Slate's Aisha Harris: "Last summer, I made my way from Yankee territory and into the land of cotton to review Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. ... a kitschy dinner theate…

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Review: Review: Girl From the North Country (Noël Coward Theatre)

Conor McPherson's play features the music of Bob Dylan

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Review: Review: Rita, Sue and Bob Too (Royal Court)

Kate Wasserberg directs Andrea Dunbar's seminal play

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Theatre News: Fame to embark on a new UK tour

Selladoor's production will be directed and choreographed by Nick Winston

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‘You’re transported into the world of comics’: BANANAMAN – Southwark Playhouse ★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

The show opens with the bad guys; Dr Bloom played by Marc Pickering and General Blight played by Carl Mullaney, both of whom worked well together and it felt like they had walked straight ou…

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Rita, Sue and Bob Too, Royal Court, London, review: A well-judged revival by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Andrea Dunbar's semi-autobiographical play, which she wrote in 1982 when she was just 19, is about two teenage schoolgirls who are groomed by the 27 year old married Bob

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Your Theatre Cure to the January Blues

New Year, same old you? Except perhaps a little groggy and a few pounds heavier, thanks to the holiday season. Yeah, you’ve got January blues, but we’ve got just the thing to hel…

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Inside the Opening Night of John Lithgow’s Stories by Heart on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The personal solo show from the two-time Tony winner and Oscar nominee opened January 11 at the American Airlines Theatre.

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THE TRANSPORTS Union Chapel & Touring by Libby Purves and Friends

TOP FOLK ON THE ROAD    There are boxes , planks, a rope; around and upon them, singly and severally, still or moving, the aristocracy of modern folk music. Strings, accordion, guitars…

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AT&T building: the battle over New York’s Postmodern icon

Plans to remodel Philip Johnson’s once-derided ‘grandfather clock’ have sparked uproar over the loss of a PoMo masterpiece

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, January 12, 2018 by Susan Grace

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Longtime NYCB Director Peter Martins retires amidst allegations by Admin

The New York City Ballet (NYCB) Board of Directors announced on December 9 that longtime Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins would be taking a leave of absence pending an internal investiga…

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Pegasus Opera Presents RUTH and THE DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS by BroadwayWorld

Pegasus Opera Company presents an opera double bill showcasing women in lead roles, Ruth and The Dark Lady of the Sonnets. There will be four performances starting Wednesday 28 February Fr…

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Broadway’s Greatest Hits – 54 Below by Sandi Durell

  by Grace Treston   As a venue, Feinstein’s/54 Below boasts the luxury and glamour of a bygone showbiz age. It’s fitting, for these reasons, that a solid nod to New York’s B…

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Fame – The Musical announces new UK tour by Giverny Masso

Fame – The Musical has announced a 30th anniversary UK tour. After opening at the Manchester Palace Theatre on July 26, Fame

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Whiter Shade of Pale

Running strictly for a 12-week limited period and set in the atmospheric Charing Cross Theatre, The Woman in White is showing off its gothic side in a wonderfully intimate space. This is the…

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‘A heartfelt & tender love story’: LOBSTER – Theatre503 ❤❤❤❤ by Emma Clarendon

Lucy Foster’s play is a heartfelt and tender love story, examining the pressures of modern life through the eyes of two women who desperately want to cling on to each other even at the cos…

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Lucy Pearman: ‘I gave Mick Quinn from Supergrass one very big testicle’ by Harriet Gibsone

The standup and one half of sketch duo LetLuce on the things that make her laugh the most Continue reading...

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Livestreaming the 30th annual Ashland Martin Luther King, Jr. Day City Celebration at the Historic Ashland Armory in Ashland—Monday 15 January 2014 by [email protected] (thea)

By HowlRound TV. Join community members for Ashland, Oregon's 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day City Celebration featuring music, spoken word, and dance livestreaming on the global, com…

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The 99-Seat Beat: Marja-Lewis Ryan, Michael Kearns and 'Freud's Last Session' by Philip Brandes

Sigmund Freud, C.S. Lewis, Michael Kearns, Disney’s “Splash” and the ’80s soap “Dynasty” all factor into this week’s roundup of “The 99-Seat Beat,” our weekly highlights fr…

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The 99-Seat Beat: Marja-Lewis Ryan, Michael Kearns and 'Freud's Last Session' by Philip Brandes

This week's highlights in the small-theater scene include Michael Kearns' show "Bloodbound" at Highways, Lounge Theatre's "Bugaboo & the Silent One" and "Freud's Last Session" at the Odyssey.

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Fauna review at Jackson’s Lane Theatre, London – ‘virtuosic circus’ by Anna Winter

A charming zoologically-inspired circus show, Fauna never descends into twee anthropomorphism in its exploration of animal movement. Initially performed at the Glastonbury

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VIDEO: Ramin Karimloo Rehearses Songs From THE GREATEST SHOWMAN and More for His Upcoming Concert by Stage Tube

Broadway and West End star Ramin Karimloo will return to London with his new solo show at Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, on 13 January 2018. Karimloo posted a video from rehearsal to…

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Big-Hearted John Lithgow Tells Swell Stories by David Finkle

There are actors whom audiences admire for their consistent good work, and that suffices. Then there are actors whom audiences

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This Story of Yours review at White Bear Theatre, London – ‘a violent psychological thriller’ by Paul Vale

John Hopkins is probably best remembered as the writer of Z Cars, a precursor to the gritty television cop dramas that are

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Cuba Gooding Jr. to star as Billy Flynn in West End revival of Chicago

Oscar winning American actor Cuba Gooding Jr. is set to star as fast-talking, fast-footed lawyer Billy Flynn in the West End revival of Chicago.

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‘Nothing was off-limits’: Mark Thomas on his West Bank comedy club by Mark Thomas

When the activist-standup put on a comedy show in a refugee camp in Jenin, the jokes he heard were angry, funny – and radicalThe first time I went to Jenin was when we did the Walking the …

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Moraghan, Dooley and Stocks To Join Cast Of LENNON'S BANJO by BroadwayWorld

Mark Moraghan, Stephanie Dooley and Alan Stocks have been confirmed to join the cast of Lennon's Banjo, joining fellow actors Eric Potts, Jake Abraham, Lynn Francis and Roy Carruthers in a c…

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The Women Running London's Donmar Warehouse Are Leaving

"[Josie] Rourke will step down in 2019, after eight years as the Donmar's artistic director, and [Kate] Pakenham, the executive producer, will leave this June. The pair made up the first fem…

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: My Mum’s a Twat at the Royal Court Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Anoushka Warden’s debut play My Mum's a Twat, a celebration of rebellion and resilience, is directed by Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone and Jude Christian and runs at the …

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BWW's On This Day - January 12, 2018

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

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GREATEST SHOWMAN Soundtrack Heads to Billboard 200 Top Spot for Second Week by BroadwayWorld

Billboard reports that the soundtrack to THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, featuring original songs from Tony and Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, is heading for its second straight week at at …

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NEWS: Everything’s Talking About Jamie extends West End booking to 6 October, TICKETS ONSALE by Press Releases

Everybody's Talking about Jamie has extended its West End booking at the Apollo Theatre through to October 2018.

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Toby’s Dinner Theatre meets Mel Brooks in Young Frankenstein musical by Keith Loria

“We have been doing a classical musical in the January/February slot, but it gets dark at 5, it’s winter and cold, and that audience sometimes doesn’t like going out,” director M…

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Allison Janney, Elisabeth Moss Among CRITICS' CHOICE AWARD Winners by BroadwayWorld

Among the theater stars who received an award at the event was Frances McDormand, who picked up the Best Actress prize for THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI.

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie in the West End until October by Robin Johnson

West End theatregoers will find that Everybody's Talking About Jamie for even longer this year, with the news that the feelgood and fabulous new musical has opened up a new booking period u…

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Gonna Live Forever? @famemusicaluk marks 30th anniversary with a major new tour

We challenge you to read this news without humming... "Fame! I'm gonna live forever"... "Baby, remember MY name... Remember. Remember". And, if you're too young to remember the tune, for goo…

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East review at King’s Head Theatre, London – ‘riotous and rollicking’ by Fergus Morgan

The East End is not what it once was. Outside the King’s Head Theatre – where Steven Berkoff’s drama East made its London

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Audiences Have Three Weeks Left to Catch LA SOIREE at the Aldwych Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Audiences have just over three weeks left to catch the truly unique and irresistible La Soir e and its brand new family-friendly show, La Petite Soir e in its newest home at the Aldwych Thea…

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EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Extends Booking Through 6 October by BroadwayWorld

The fabulous, funny, feel-good brand new musical sensation Everybody's Talking About Jamie, directed by Jonathan Butterell and written by Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae announces the ope…

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Cuba Gooding Jr to make British stage debut in Chicago revival by Chris Wiegand

The Oscar-winning actor will play smooth lawyer Billy Flynn as the prohibition-era musical returns to the West End in MarchThe Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr is to make his British stag…

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BWW Interview: Rudi Dharmalingam on MARY STUART Return by Rona Kelly

Mary Stuart returns to the London stage, following a sell out run at the Almeida Theatre. Playing the role of Mortimer, Rudi Dharmalingam spoke to us about preparing to revisit the character…

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Full casting revealed for The Lieutenant Of Inishmore by Robin Johnson

Michael Grandage Company have announced full casting for their upcoming production of Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant Of Inishmore, which will star Poldark's Aidan Turner as the deranged te…

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Vicky Featherstone: ‘Caryl Churchill persuaded me to reinstate Rita, Sue and Bob Too’ by Matthew Hemley

Royal Court artistic director Vicky Featherstone has revealed playwright Caryl Churchill persuaded her to reinstate a cancelled production of Rita, Sue and

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Top 5 theatre jobs and auditions of the week: Disney’s Aladdin open auditions, Royal Exchange Theatre, Coventry City of Culture and more… by The Stage

This week’s top theatre jobs and auditions on The Stage Jobs include associate artistic director at Manchester’s Royal Exchange The Royal Exchange Theatre is

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BECTU seeks 4% pay rise for theatre workers by Giverny Masso

Entertainment union BECTU is seeking a 4% pay increase for theatre workers in the UK. This would see hourly pay for the

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Chris Rock review – comedy superstar doubles down on sex, race and religion by Brian Logan

Manchester ArenaWhat was billed as a more confessional, reflective show actually finds Rock on familiar ground, as he surveys contemporary America and finds it wanting In the US and elsewher…

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NEWS: Fame The Musical’s 30th anniversary tour launches from Manchester in July by Press Releases

The team behind Footloose will this year launch a 30th-anniversary tour of another 1980 film phenomenon. The new production of Fame The Musical launches from Manchester Palace on 20 July 201…

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Girl from the North Country review at Noel Coward Theatre, London – ‘superbly performed’ by Natasha Tripney

This really shouldn’t work as well as it does. Girl from the North Country takes songs from throughout Bob Dylan’s career –

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Win tickets to Tales From The Shed by Admin

Chickenshed returns to the Royal Albert Hall with the hugely popular Tales From The Shed. Part of a jam packed February Half Term, this interactive show is full of colourful puppets, live so…

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Photo Coverage: Opening Night Arrivals for JOHN LITHGOW: STORIES BY HEART by Walter McBride

Virtuosity and imagination combine in one utterly unique event, as Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow creates a singularly intimate evening. With equal measures of humor and heart, he e…

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Andreas Gursky: ‘The perfect image is not something that can be taught’

The artist behind the world’s most expensive photograph gives a rare interview to Liz Jobey ahead of a retrospective at London’s Hayward Gallery

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Cheek by Jowl's PERICLES, PRINCE DE TYR to Be Screened Live from the Barbican Centre by BroadwayWorld

Following the successful screenings of The Winter's Tale, Measure for Measure and Ubu Roi, Cheek by Jowl today announce the screening of their latest production, P ricl s, Prince de Tyr live…

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/12 - RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More! by Bww Special

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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At 70, comic Richard Lewis makes another comeback by Howard Reich

“Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Richard Lewis!” With those words, a shaggy-haired, 30-something comic takes the stage at Zanies on North Wells Street, offers a quick bow and scans a seemingly…

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If you go: Jacmel, Haiti

How I got to Jacmel

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Jacmel: A cultural and music oasis in Haiti by Ervin Dyer

JACMEL, Haiti — When travelers flock to this sun-washed bay in southern Haiti, it’s often to celebrate at one of its cultural or music festivals.

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Guest Blog: Ian Bonar On BE PREPARED at VAULT Festival by Guest Blog: Ian Bonar

Be Prepared is a show about two people struggling with loss. Through a freak misdialed number, these strangers suddenly find themselves helping each other to remember and connect to the peop…

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Full Casting Announced for Martin McDonagh's THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE by BroadwayWorld

MGC has announced the full casting for Michael Grandage's production of Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore which opens at the No l Coward Theatre on 4 July, with previews from 23 …

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Today on Broadway: Friday, January 12, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Critics Review “John Lithgow: Stories by Heart,” Bryan Cranston Hesitant to Bring “Network” to Broadway, and Laura Benanti is Comedic Genius! “Today on…

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BWW Review: HEARTBREAK HOUSE, Union Theatre by Gary Naylor

George Bernard Shaw's Chekhovian black comedy has plenty of political heft, but lacks the dramatic clarity required to engage from first to last.

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Cuba Gooding Jr To Star In West End's CHICAGO by BroadwayWorld

Oscar winner, Cuba Gooding Jr will be making his British stage debut and his musical debut as smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn in the multi award-winning CHICAGO at the Phoenix Theatre in L…

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Cuba Gooding Jr to star in Chicago’s West End return by Robin Johnson

Academy Award-winner Cuba Gooding Jr will make his British stage debut as wily lawyer Billy Flynn in the West End return of Chicago this summer. The post Cuba Gooding Jr to star in Chicago&#…

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Photo Coverage: John Lithgow Takes Opening Night Bow in STORIES BY HEART by Walter McBride

Virtuosity and imagination combine in one utterly unique event, as Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow creates a singularly intimate evening. With equal measures of humor and heart, he e…

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Cuba Gooding Jr to star in West End Chicago revival by Georgia Snow

Cuba Gooding Jr will make his UK stage debut as Billy Flynn in Chicago when the musical returns to the West End

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BWW Morning Brief January 12th, 2018: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Begins Rehearsals, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Harry Potter and the Cursed Child began rehearsals yesterday, Lin-Manuel Miranda will be honored with the Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O'…

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NEWS: Charlie Murphy joins Aidan Turner in Grandage’s Lieutenant of Inishmore revival, TICKETS ONSALE by Press Releases

Michael Grandage has today announced the full, all-Irish cast joining Aidan Turner for his upcoming revival of Martin McDonagh's 2001 black comedy The Lieutenant of Inishmore.

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FAME THE MUSICAL Returns in 30th Anniversary Tour by BroadwayWorld

The Musical is set to tour the UK in a stunning new 30th Anniversary tour opening at Manchester Palace on 20 July 2018.

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Lone dangers: the delights and dilemmas of the one-person play by Michael Billington

The fashion for solo shows is easily explained – they’re cheap, infinitely adaptable and highlight great acting – but does truly profound drama need multiple voices?In the space of a w…

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NEWS: Cuba Gooding Jr makes his musical & West End debut in Chicago, TICKETS ONSALE by Press Releases

Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr will make his British stage debut and his musical debut as smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn in the multi award-winning CHICAGO at the West End's Phoenix Theatre…

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Show Me the Money: Cuba Gooding Jr leads big names lining of up Chicago's return

Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr is the first of the big-name casting for CHICAGO's West End return. The Jerry Maguire star will razzle-dazzle as lawyer Billy Flynn - who'll play his murderess c…

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Review: Heartbreak House at the Union Theatre by Ed Nightingale

Europe is coming: Ed Nightingale reviews a revival of Bernard Shaw's "state of the nation comedy of manners". The post Review: Heartbreak House at the Union Theatre appeared first on Exeunt…

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Soapbox: It’s time to debunk the bygone myths of stardom by Soapbox

Watching classic films over Christmas reminded me of the stories told to children of people “making it”, just by being noticed sweeping

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‘The music is exquisite but…’ – GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY – West End by Simon Parris

Girl from the North Country may have scored a slew of five-star reviews during its Old Vic Theatre world premiere season, but on the West End stage, it’s a case of The Emperor’s New Clot…

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‘My Name is Jimi’ at Belvoir St Theatre, Sydney by Blouin Artinfo

Belvoir St Theatre, Sydney is staging “My Name is Jimi,” the soon-to-be tribal chief Jimi Bani’s Sydney Festival show. Directed by Jason Klarwein, Bani co-wrote the show with his fathe…

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Six additional women have leveled sexual misconduct accusations against maestro Charles Dutoit, including a rape by Jocelyn Gecker and Janie Har / Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — Six more women have stepped forward to accuse prominent conductor Charles Dutoit of sexually assaulting them in the United States, France and Canada, including a musician w…

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How Colorado libraries and bookstores are staying competitive with celebrities like Segel and Springsteen by John Wenzel

"It's become more important, especially as our business model shifts from being simply a seller of books to a purveyor of experiences."

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Mark Shenton: Don’t dismiss musical theatre just because it’s popular by Mark Shenton

I was only writing yesterday about the pervasiveness of snobbery in the theatre by some cultural critics and commentators. As if on

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Howard Sherman: Should we really be celebrating record-breaking Broadway box office results? by Howard Sherman

You may not have heard about it, but last week, six Broadway shows saw their weekly gross sales drop by more than

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Goodspeed's 13th Annual Festival of New Musicals to Tackle the Civil War, Womenin the Airforce and More by Bww News Desk

The 13th Annual Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals, produced by Goodspeed Musicals' Max Showalter Center for Education in Musical Theatre, kicks off its much-anticipated three-day festival o…

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Angela Lansbury Will Be Honored at NIGHT OF STARS A BROADWAY CELEBRATION! at Kravis Center by BroadwayWorld

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts today announced the addition of legendary star of stage, screen and television the Oscar, Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe winning Angela La…

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Drag365: Show #10- Drag Swap at Hardware by Michael Block

Jasmine Rice Labeija, Pixie Aventura // photo by Michael BlockDay: Tuesday, January 9th Show: Drag Swap Location: HardwareQueens Seen: Pixie Aventura (@pixieaventura), Jasmine Rice…

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Video Flash: Flashback Friday: Remember Carole King's First Trip to Beautiful on Broadway?

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical turns four today, and this is how we're celebrating.

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Theatergoers will warm to splendid lineup of shows by Jed Gottlieb, Jed Gottlieb

It’s going to be a long, cold winter. Art will keep your spirit warm.Oh, you’ll still need to spend a fortune on your heating bills of course. But experimental theater and tried-and-true…

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Hamilton's Mandy Gonzalez Will Light up Bright Stars of Broadway Showcase January 14 by Robert Viagas

Broadway's current Angelica Schuyler will sing tracks from her new album Fearless at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, American Airlines Theatre, New York — uncharacteristically subdued delivery

The actor frames his answer around two short stories interspersed with reminiscences about his peripatetic boyhood

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A serpentine saga

New light on controversial Klimt; Saudi billionaire’s collection at Bonhams; makeover for Mayfair; gallerists honoured

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Passing the Mic to Generation NYZ - NYC youths share their lives in the latest edition of 'Undesirable Elements'

NYC youths share their lives in the latest edition of Undesirable Elements---Would you have the courage to get up and talk about your life in front of an audience of strangers? No character …

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How Did Evanna Lynch Land the Role of Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter? by Olivia Clement

We caught up with the Irish star in the Playbill studios in between performances of Disco Pigs, now Off-Broadway.

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Beautiful Celebrates 4 Years on Broadway: Look Back at Their Opening Night by Hannah Vine

The musical about Grammy winner Carole King officially opened on Broadway January 12, 2014 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

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38-City Tour of Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop Begins January 12 by Andrew Gans

Gilbert Glenn Brown and Karen Malina White co-star.

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Award-Winning Playwrights Theresa Rebeck, Dominique Morrisseau, and More Share the Women to Watch in Theatre by Ruthie Fierberg

Theatre needs more women on both sides of the table. Here’s who to put on your radar.

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Meet the Young Soprano Wowing Met Opera Audiences in Le Nozze di Figaro by Jay Goodwin

Nadine Sierra makes her stunning role debut as Susanna, now through January 19.

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