Monday, March 12, 2018 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Concert Review: Boston Musica Viva’s Annual Family Concert by Jonathan Blumhofer

Musically, everything clicked in Boston Musica Viva's annual Family Concert.

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University City approves $28M expansion, renovation of COCA arts center by Nassim Benchaabane St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The construction project will draw from more than $36 million in donations collected during a fundraising campaign that began in 2015.

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New York Festivals Honors American Theatre Wing And The Broadway League With Lifetime Achievement Award by BroadwayWorld

New York Festivals International Advertising Awards will honor two of New York City's iconic theatre organizations, The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing with the New York Festiv…

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Creative diversity and daring: ‘Under Exposed’ at Dixon Place by Admin

Dixon Place, New York, New York. March 6, 2018. In art, culture, politics and more, we’re seeing young people assert their voices – despite criticism, despite scarcity of resourc…

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Conference Call: Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross: "Love Letters" at Bucks County Playhouse + "Family Ties" by Adam Rothenberg

Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross as "Elyse and "Steven Keaton" on NBC's "Family Ties" From 1982-1989, my family & I watched Fami…

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Review: The Uncomfortable Truth About Race and Class in Admissions

Joshua Harmon's new play takes on selective diversity and fashionable activism in elite education.

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘Mason Bates’s KC Jukebox: California Mystics’ at The Kennedy Center by Cecilia Mencia

The Kennedy Center for The Performing Arts Atrium was transformed into a bohemian, Bedouin-style venue, where pillows for seating were splayed across the floor and the audience was lulled in…

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Review: ‘The Snow Queen’ at Creative Cauldron by Julia L. Exline

Creative Cauldron’s Learning Theater Ensemble presents The Snow Queen, an original adaptation based on the tale by Hans Christian Andersen. Written by Ellen Selby, this production joins a …

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Theater Review: Why I Can’t Accept Admissions by Sara Holdren

The world’s most fashionable astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, recently tweeted, “Creativity that satisfies & affirms your world view is Entertainment. Creativity that challenges …

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Admissions: Lacerating Privilege, with Laughs by Steven Suskin

★★★★ Joshua Harmon's take on school admissions focuses on race, with a dynamic performance from Jessica Hecht.

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Admissions: Diversity Blues, With Wit and Compassion by Elysa Gardner

★★★★ Jessica Hecht plays a dean trying to drag an elite prep school into the 21st century in Josh Harmon's new comedy.

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Review: ‘Admissions’ at Lincoln Center Theater at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater by Deb Miller

A new twist on the old adage attributed to former Philadelphia Police Chief and Mayor Frank Rizzo, “A liberal is a conservative who hasn’t been mugged yet,” Lincoln Center Theater’s …

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

ADMISSIONS - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Howard Miller

One of the more ironic benefits of membership in the socio-economic cocoon known as "white privilege" is the luxury of being able to criticize the unfair advantages its status confers withou…

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Review: Skewering White Pieties About Diversity in ‘Admissions’ by Jesse Green

In Joshua Harmon’s new comedy, all it takes to turn a liberal into a martyr is a deferment from Yale.

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'Admissions': Theater Review by David Rooney

Jessica Hecht plays an administrator intent on diversifying the student body at a New England prep school until progressive values conspire to derail her son’s Ivy League path in Joshua Ha…

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Joffrey Ballet dazzles in L.A. Opera's 'Orpheus and Eurydice' by Mark Swed

Gluck’s “Orpheus and Eurydice” may be based on the Greek myth of a singer capable of beguiling even hell’s furies, but the opera has long been catnip to choreographers. One of the de…

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Broadway Belts for PFF – Photos by Sandi Durell

  Photos by Maya Werner     Monday, March 12 Broadway Belts for PFF celebrated the “Sweet Sixteen” reunion of the Tony Award winning musical Hairspray at the Edison Ballro…

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‘Admissions’ review: Lincoln Center diversity drama lacks shading by Joe Dziemianowicz

Joshua Harmon's would-be button-pusher about white privilege tightly constructed for its own good.

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'Hamilton' To Hit The Bushnell In December; 2018-19 Season Packed With Broadway Hits by Christopher Arnott

The revolution is nigh. “Hamilton” is finally coming to Hartford, for a three-week run Dec. 11 to 30. The Bushnell announced its 2018-19 season Monday night at a special event for subscr…

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Dance Review: ROMEO AND JULIET (Joffrey Ballet) by Tony Frankel

SUCH SWEET SORROW FOR THE WRONG REASONS It’s as if choreographer Krzysztof Pastor, director of the Polish National Ballet, gave Prokofiev the opportunity to protest Stalin’s tyranny that…

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NY Pops: Best of Hollywood by Sandi Durell

    by Grace Treston   The New York Pops’ final performance of its 35th anniversary season was a major success – but of course, an orchestra like this in a venue such as C…

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Theater owners up in arms over sexual harassment survey by Ian Mohr, Emily Smith

A survey on sexual harassment was sent to top theaters including the Public, Manhattan Theatre Club and Signature.

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Where To Perform Based On Where They Have Performed by Joe Patti

One of the toughest tasks when it comes to programming for a performing arts venue is trying to bring new experiences to the community that audiences will attend in large enough numbers to m…

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Photo Flash: Rachel Chavkin Directs SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS at Philadelphia Theatre Company by BroadwayWorld

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the Ars Nova production of the Obie Award winning play Small Mouth Sounds, written by Bess Wohl and directed by Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin Natasha Pier…

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People You Should Know . . . Julie Benko by Zack Calhoon

Julie Benko  Broadway/Tour: Fiddler on the Roof, Les Miserables (Cosette), Spring Awakening. Off-Broadway: Bar Mitzvah Boy(Lesley). Regional: Once (Girl) at Weston Playhouse, Rags (Bell…

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People You Should Know . . . Teryn Gray by Zack Calhoon

TERYN GRAY is an NYC-based actor, producer, singer, and internet aficionado. She received her BFA at NYU Tisch School of the Arts (ETW & Stonestreet Studios), and she trains at the Matt …

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

At the Growing Stage, a boy sees a flying saucer -- or does he? by Natalie Pompilio | For Nj Advance Media

Netcong's The Growing Stage offers the world premiere of 'Boy Sees Flying Saucer' through March 25.

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DOGS OF RWANDA - Talkin' Broadway's Review by James Wilson

At the beginning of Sean Christopher Lewis's harrowing solo play Dogs of Rwanda, now playing at Urban Stages, David (Dan Hodge) describes a particular custom in Rwanda: Individuals guilty of…

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Humble Boy, Orange Tree Theatre review - love, death and science in Middle England by Aleks.sierz

Spirited revival of Charlotte Jones's 2001 hit buzzes with funGood programming is an art, and Paul Miller – artistic director of the Orange Tree Theatre – is clearly on a continuous…

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What Went Wrong the First Time Patti LuPone Performed Gypsy? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth takes a trip across the world to see one special play, plus the story of the Gypsy character LuPone played before Mama Rose—and what went a…

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 3/12

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS - read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for th…

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

BWW TV: Joshua Harmon's ADMISSIONS Makes the Grade at Lincoln Center by BroadwayWorld TV

ADMISSIONSopens this evening,Monday, March 12 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 150 West 65 Street.Ben Edelman,Andrew Garman,Jessica Hecht,Ann McDonough, andSally Murphystar in thisnew play b…

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5th Avenue Theatre to Launch New Season with National Tour of COME FROM AWAY by Alexa Criscitiello

The 5th Avenue Theatrehas announced an incredible six-show lineup for its201819 season, which includes launching the national tour of the acclaimed sensationCome From Away, the timeless belo…

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Levine fired by Met after it finds evidence of sexual abuse

NEW YORK (AP) - The Metropolitan Opera fired music director emeritus James Levine after an investigation found evidence of sexual abuse and harassment.

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Met Opera fires conductor Levine after 'credible evidence' of misconduct

(Reuters) - New York's Metropolitan Opera said on Monday that it had fired its longtime conductor and musical director James Levine after an inquiry found "credible evidence" to support accu…

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Fifi Bloomsbury Khier, Charlotte Breen, Anya Evans and Lucy Simmonds alternate in the central role of Tina Denmark in Joel Paley and Marvin Laird's award-winning all female character camp ki…

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Met Opera Conductor James Levine Let Go Following Accusations of Sexual Abuse and Harassment by BroadwayWorld

The New York Times reports that The Metropolitan Opera has fired conductor James Levine following 'credible evidence' that Mr. Levine had engaged in 'sexually abusive and harassing conduct.'

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'Broadway Baby Mamas' Give Voice to Working Moms in Theater

Formed in 2015, the ‘Broadway Baby Mamas’ group has 200-plus members and is dedicated to supporting working mothers in the New York theater community.

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Photo Flash: First Look at BUGGY BABY by BroadwayWorld

The Yard Theatre is delighted to announcethe premiere ofBuggy Baby, a new play written by Josh Azouz and directed by the award-winning Ned Bennett. It runs from 7-31 March at The Yard.

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HBO Creates A Real "Westworld" Theme Park At SXSW by Artsjournal

HBO created an entire theme park set in the American frontier, where "Westworld" fans can experience what it's like to be a guest of the sci-fi show's park. Actors playing the town's residen…

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Review: South Vietnamese Refugees Do America in Vietgone

Qui Nguyen's road-trip comedy-drama arrives at American Conservatory Theater.

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Los Angeles Opera Review: ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE / ORPHÉE ET EURYDICE (LA Opera) by Tony Frankel

DON’T MYTH OUT, OR DANCING THAT’S ORPH THE CHARTS LA Opera’s gorgeous production of Christoph Willibald Gluck’s Orpheus and Eurydice (Orphée et Eurydice), featuring a we…

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Good for Otto by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Except for the frustration level of the characters, there does not seem to be a movement towards change or catharsis which may partly explain why the play seems so long. Harris and Madigan r…

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Metropolitan Opera Fires Conductor James Levine for ‘Sexually Abusive and Harassing Conduct’ by Gordon Cox

The Metropolitan Opera has fired its well-known music director and conductor, James Levine, after an investigation found that Levine had engaged in sexual harassment and misconduct. Accordin…

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Musical director James Levine fired by Met Opera for 'sexually abusive' conduct by Associated Press, Ronald Blum, Associated Press

An investigation by Metropolitan Opera found credible evidence of "sexually abusive, harassing conduct" by Levine towards young artists.        

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Video Flashback: Newfoundland Meets Broadway on Opening Night of COME FROM AWAY! by Alexa Criscitiello

COME FROM AWAY opened last night on Broadway, officially sharing the tale of a remarkable little town in Newfoundland with theatre goers.Come From AwayfeaturesPetrina BromleyStratford's As Y…

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New Book SOMETHING WONDERFUL: Rodgers And Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution By Todd Purdum To Be Released April 3rd by BroadwayWorld

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's first musical, Oklahoma, opened on Broadway on March 31, 1943, and will mark its 75thanniversary this spring. That show, along with Carousel whose …

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Met Opera Fires Conductor James Levine After Sexual Abuse Investigation by Jackson McHenry

The Metropolitan Opera fired conductor and former music director James Levine today after it “uncovered credible evidence that Mr. Levine engaged in sexually abusive and harassing conduct …

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Metropolitan Opera Fires James Levine by Artsjournal

The Met did not release the specific findings of its investigation, which it said had included interviews with 70 people. The statement also said that the investigation had “uncovered cred…

Linked From at 05:32PM #LiveatFive with Frankie J. Grande of Cruel Intentions by

Frankie J. Grande stopped by HQ to chat about returning to the New York stage in Cruel Intentions and more with Paul Wontorek. 

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Ominous NRA Video Uses Iconic American Public Art, And Artists Are Angry by Artsjournal

The NRA’s visual logic suggests a new twist in the culture wars. Cities, today, are thriving, and the old rhetoric of the city as a kind of cancer spreading into the heartland no longer wo…

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VIDEO: On This Day, March 12- Birthday With A 'Z'! Happy Birthday, Liza Minnelli! by Alexa Criscitiello

Today we salute the great Liza Minnelli, who celebrates her 72nd birthday today

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Metropolitan Opera Officially Terminates Relationship With James Levine by Ryan McPhee

Levine, who served as music director from 1975–2016, was suspended from the organization last year as an investigation into sexual abuse allegations took place.

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20 Quotes You Need to Read From the #WomenofBroadway Panels

Women leaders and trailblazers working in the theatre came together for a day of panels at Broadway's St. James Theatre, and here are 20 quotes from the day you should hear.

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Broadway Box Office: Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Muscles Into Top 10 by Gordon Cox

Disney has long had two titles that show up regularly in the Top 10 of the Broadway box office. This week it’s got three — thanks to “Frozen,” the adaptation of the a…

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Met Opera fires James Levine over sex abuse allegations by Associated Press

The Metropolitan Opera fired music director emeritus James Levine after an investigation found evidence of sexual abuse and harassment. Levine was suspended by the Met in December pending th…

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Gospel musical 'Crowns' returns to Princeton's McCarter Theatre by Natalie Pompilio | For Nj Advance Media

Regina Taylor's coming of age story, at the McCarter Theatre Center through April 1, follows a girl who finds herself with the help of her grandmother and the older woman's hat-wearing, chur…

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Metropolitan Opera fires James Levine after sexual abuse claims by Kate Feldman

Three months after multiple men accused James Levine of sexual assault, the Metropolitan Opera officially fired the conductor.

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FOREVER PLAID Returns to Benefit BC/EFA by BroadwayWorld

Off Broadway's iconic harmonious hit,Forever Plaidreturns to New York for a limited engagement to benefitBroadway CaresEquity Fights AIDSfor three special performances onApril 5th, 6th and 7…

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The Fans Have Spoken! Your Top 10 Favorite Lin-Manuel Miranda Songs by Lindsey Sullivan

What better way to cure that case of the Mondays than with a playlist of Lin-Manuel Miranda jams? In honor of In the Heights' 10-year anniversary celebration last week and upcoming Kenne…

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Odds & Ends: Watch Laura Benanti Sing as Melania Trump & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Watch Laura Benanti Sing as Melania Trump She's ba-ack! Following a number of visits to The Late Sh…

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LA Times Architecture Critic Quits Paper To Work At City Hall. Here's Why by Artsjournal

"Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has asked me to fill a new post called chief design officer for the city. In that role, beginning next month, I'll be working in the mayor's office to raise …

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Kelly Clarkson vs. Jennifer Hudson: Which ‘American Idol’ superstar is the better ‘The Voice’ coach? [POLL] by Marcus James Dixon

This season on “The Voice,” new coach Kelly Clarkson is not shy about bringing up the fact that she’d be the best mentor because she’s been through a similar process …

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BWW TV Exclusive: JERSEY BOYS Is Back in Town at Belting it Out at Broadway Sessions! by Ben Cameron

Well my friends, Jersey Boys is back on the boards at New World Stages and all is right with the world. We were fortunate enough to welcome the stars of Jersey Boys to Broadway Sessions rece…

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Photo Flash: Meet the Company of Off-Broadway's Goldstein

Brad Rouse directs the the new musical from Michael Roberts and Charlie Schulman.

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TV News: New Animated TV Series Central Park to Feature Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Daveed Diggs

The series is created by Loren Bouchard of Bob's Burgers.

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Interviews: Garry Robson: 'Our stages need to reflect how diverse this country is'

As he prepares to open in the third Ramps on the Moon project Our Country's Good, actor Garry Robson explains why the approach and attitude of disability in theatre is slowly changing

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Theatre News: Alice Birch wins Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for Anatomy of a Suicide

Katie Mitchell's production premiered at the Royal Court last year

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Interviews: Niamh Cusack: 'I thought I'd missed my chance to play Lady Macbeth'

Cusack stars as the murderous wife in the RSC production of Shakespeare's classic

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Annual Stages Festival has something for everyone by Natalie Pompilio | For Nj Advance Media

Now in its 21st year, the state-wide festival aims to broaden the theater experience with free and reduced price shows through March 31.

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Off-Broadway Review: "Kings" at the Public Theater's LuEsther Hall by David Roberts

Occasionally, Eisa Davis’s Millsap and Zach Grenier’s McDowell ratchet up that rhetoric with compelling performances that briefly enliven the otherwise bland action. Whether those moment…

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Review: ‘The Tarot Reading (IV)’ at Anacostia Arts Center by John Stoltenberg

Despite its occultish name, The Tarot Reading is not a cabalistic rite for mystics. It is actually an ingenious theater game for hipster questers who are psyched to play along. To be sure, t…

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Hear play readings on timely topics at annual Stages Festival by Natalie Pompilio | For Nj Advance Media

Staged readings of new plays, a popular part of the annual Stages Festival, brings community members together to discuss works on oft difficult discussions.

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Manhattan School of Music Names Broadway Veteran Liza Gennaro Director of Musical Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

Gennaro's Broadway choreography credits include revivals of The Most Happy Fella and Once Upon a Mattress.

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Grosses Analysis: Sara Bareilles’ Final Week Gives Waitress a Boost as Frozen Continues to Keep Broadway Warm by Olivia Clement

The week ending March 11 delivered an uptick to a number of Broadway shows.

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Acting Legends Ian McKellan & Helen Mirren Set To Star in New Line Cinema's Thriller THE GOOD LIAR by TV News Desk

According toThe Hollywood Reporter, Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren are set to star in theNew Line CinemathrillerThe Good Liar, directed by Bill Condon The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn,Dreamgir…

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Theatre Review: ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ at Reston Community Players by Mary Ann Johnson

Most theater-goers are familiar with Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” with its oh-so-memorable characters—Maggie the Cat, Brick, Big Daddy, Big Mama, Gooper and h…

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Museum Gift Shops Evolve As "Experiences" by Artsjournal

No longer "just" for buying souvenirs, the modern museum gift shop seeks to extend the experience of the museum. Games out of art, art as products of any sort. Visitor engagement begins when…

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Come From Away Fans From Around the World Celebrate the Musical’s First Year on Broadway by Playbill Staff

From the U.S. to Canada to Japan, fans have lent their voices for this group performance of “Welcome to the Rock.”

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Prop sets 2018-19 season of shows by Morgan Greene

The Prop Thtr will present a new adaptation of “Peter Pan” and an immersive experience in its 2018-19 season, the Avondale company announced Monday. Opening in the fall will be “Neverl…

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Dancing Lessons Teaches More About Life Than Fancy Steps by Bill Hirschman

Dancing Lessons is punctuated with interpersonal strife, frustration, heartache and some very funny moments. But mostly Zoetic Stage’s production is a warm quiet sustained smile for a warm…

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 3/12 by Bww Special

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the …

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 3/11/18 by BroadwayWorld

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 3112018.

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First Look at John Benjamin Hickey in London’s The Inheritance by Hannah Vine

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

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Theater News: Stephen Schwartz Birthday Concert to Benefit Dramatists Guild Fund

Schwartz will turn 70 with a blow-out bash.

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Three Wise Guys by Joseph Pisano

Just in time for Easter, TACT/The Actors Company Theatre has adapted and combined  two Christmas-themed Damon Runyon short stories into the seasonally inappropriate, but nonetheless very ch…

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European Museums Bet On Virtual Reality by Artsjournal

They're styling it as audience engagement, but if you're actually in the museum space itself, does a virtual experience really deliver more than the real experience around you?

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Apple Orders Animated Musical Comedy Starring Josh Gad, Tituss Burgess, Daveed Diggs, & More! by TV News Desk

According to Variety, Apple is continuing its series-programming slate adding its first animated show CENTRAL PARK. This musical comedy from BOB'S BURGERS creator Loren Bouchardhas been orde…

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Industry Ticket Offers by Bt

Merchant on Venice - Rasaka and Vitalist Theatres at The Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., is offering $15 industry tickets to previews on Tues March 20th and Wed March 21st a…

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Broadway Grosses: Waitress Serves Up a Healthy Box Office in Sara Bareilles' Final Week by

Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles wrapped up a celebrated return engagement on the stage of the Brooks Atkinson Theatre as Jenna in her Broadway musical Waitress on March 11. Audiences…

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Speed Queen **** by Barry Gordin

="p2">Phoebe Legere @ Dixon Place The incomparable Phoebe Legere is Joe Carstairs in the World Premiere of SPEED QUEEN, a zany musical mashup by the Queen of performance art. By: Patrick…

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See Kristin Chenoweth Guest Star on Mom by Hannah Vine

The Tony winner made an appearance on the CBS comedy which stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney.

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See Kristin Chenoweth Guest Star on Mom Opposite Allison Janney by Hannah Vine

The Tony winner made an appearance on the CBS comedy starring Anna Faris and Allison Janney.

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The Sistine Chapel As A Multimedia Extravaganza In The Heart Of Rome by Artsjournal

Balich also has to convince Italy’s traditionally skeptical art conservators that he’s not out to circumvent visits to the real chapel with a glitzy concoction that includes theater, bal…

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Directors hoping audiences see new relevance in ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner’ by Mary Houlihan - For The Sun-Times

A fresh look at the film about interracial marriage also finds perspectives on gender, class and generational differences.

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BWW TV: We All Come From Away - Fans Help COME FROM AWAY Celebrate One Year on Broadway by BroadwayWorld TV

The Tony-winning smash hit Broadway musicalCome From Awayis celebrating its first anniversary on Broadway today, and to mark the occasion, fans submitted videos of themselves singing the sho…

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Broadway’s My Fair Lady to Offer Online Ticket Lottery by Olivia Clement

A select number of $42 tickets will be available beginning with the first preview on March 15.

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Josh Gad-Penned Animated Musical Series Central Park to Star Leslie Odom Jr. & Daveed Diggs by

Tony nominee Josh Gad (The Book of Mormon) is co-writing and co-starring in Central Park, a new animated musical-comedy series that has just been added to Apple's series-programming…

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Frost Productions, Metropolitan Playhouse, Olney Theatre Center, and Barrington Stage Company Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

Playbill's Job Listings offer an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry.

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Anastasia’s Max von Essen Will Play Birdland in April by Andrew Gans

The Tony nominee will be joined by Billy Stritch.

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Hamilton Tony Winners Leslie Odom Jr. and Daveed Diggs Set for Apple’s Animated Musical Series by Ryan McPhee

Central Park, picked up for a two-season order, will also feature co-writer Josh Gad, Tituss Burgess, and Kristen Bell.

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Italy's Largest Opera House (By Far) Defines Itself As Opera Of The People by Artsjournal

The Teatro Massimo is not nearly as well-known internationally as those other theaters, but it is an opera house with a back story that few artistic venues can match. That in turn has contri…

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‘A wonderful adventure that’s executed with clarity and precision’: A HUNDRED WORDS FOR SNOW – Vault Festival by Laura Kressly

Equally endearing and moving with light touches of comedy, Tatty Hennessy’s A Hundred Words For Snow coming-of-age monologue is well-crafted, staged simply and performed with an easy vulne…

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Concert Review: ‘The Chieftains’ at Music Center at Strathmore by Elle Marie Sullivan

What an utter delight to have the opportunity to see Paddy Maloney and the Chieftains at Strathmore. This group, known for bringing traditional Irish music to the world’s attention, is cel…

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Theater News: Irish Rep Extends Three Small Irish Masterpieces

The trio of one-acts is directed by Charlotte Moore.

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Review: Three Wise Guys, a Farewell to a Good Old Reliable Theater Company

Follow the fold to Theatre Row for a new adaptation of short stories by Guys and Dolls writer Damon Runyon.

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Theater News: My Fair Lady Ticket Lottery Announced

Get $42 tickets to the Lerner and Loewe musical at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre.

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Video Flash: Watch Sara Bareilles Say Goodbye to Waitress

Bareilles departed the Broadway company on March 11.

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Video Flash: Come From Away Celebrates First Anniversary With Fan Video Compilation

Watch people from all over the world sing the Tony Award-winning musical's opening "Welcome to the Rock" number.

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Theatre News: Equus revival to feature in new English Touring Theatre season

The show will open at Theatre Royal Stratford East

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Theatre News: Chicago full cast announced joining Cuba Gooding Jr and Ruthie Henshall

The musical is being revived at the Phoenix Theatre

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

'Kingdom's' story of gay marriage in Florida has heart but needs work by Chris Jones

Hardscrabble lives, spent in the shadow of Walt Disney World, made up “The Florida Project” — for my money the best movie of 2017, Oscar or no Oscar. “Kingdom,” the new drama from …

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MY FAIR LADY Announces Digital Ticket Lottery by BroadwayWorld

Lincoln Center Theater has announced an online ticket lottery for its new production of Lerner amp Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, beginning with the musical's first preview Thursday, March 15 at 8pm …

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Are We Missing Important Lessons About A Sold Out Concert At The Kennedy Center Last July? by Artsjournal

"The Celebrate Freedom Rally completely sold out the Kennedy Center with thousands in attendance, and a television audience of millions who watched live on July 1 via Daystar -- an evangelic…

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EgoPo Classic Theater presents John Guare’s ‘Lydie Breeze Part 2: Aipotu’ by Cameron Kelsall

'Aipotu,' the second installment of John Guare’s ‘Lydie Breeze’ trilogy, at EgoPo Classic Theater, deconstructs the utopian myth. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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'Cyrano' gets a witty update at BoHo without losing the fun swordplay by Kerry Reid

“The most defiant nose in France” gets a contemporary makeover in BoHo Theatre’s “Cyrano.” But though Edmond Rostand’s script has been sculpted and contemporized in places, the o…

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How Blockchain Might Radically Change The Art Market by Artsjournal

A lot of what makes physical art valuable is its scarcity — there are only so many paintings by Mark Rothko, after all. But digital art has always been different because it can be perfectl…

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See Tony Kushner, Debra Messing & More at the National Theatre's Gala Celebration of Angels in America by

The National Theatre hosted a star-studded gala at the Ziegfeld Ballroom on March 11 celebrating the Broadway run of Angels in America, Tony Kushener's two-part magnum opus that began pr…

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Theatre News: The Full Monty final tour dates and casting announced

The Olivier Award-nominated show will embark on a final tour

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Theatre News: National Theatre production of Consent to transfer to West End

Nina Raine's show opened to acclaim last year

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Review: Review: Trap Street (New Diorama Theatre)

Multi-award winning theatre company Kandinsky present this new show about city life and the maps that have tried to define it

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Photo Flash: The Play That Goes Wrong Celebrates Perfect First Year

The longest-running play currently on Broadway turned 1 on March 9.

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‘A theatrical experience not to be missed’: FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL – Touring ★★★★★ by Helen McWilliams

Fat Friends the Musical has got quick wit and northern humour, a cast who is as passionate about the production as the audience appears to be, and it’s got Kay’s Mellor’s life-affirmin…

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

What Cynthia Erivo Can’t Live Without by Cynthia Erivo

If you’re like us, you’ve probably wondered what famous people add to their carts. Not the JAR brooch and Louis XV chair, but the hand sanitizer and the electric toothbrus…

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Q&A video and photos: Celebrating mothers, daughters and gender equity at After the Ball by Terri Paddock

When you hold a post-show Q&A on Mothering Sunday, it’s awfully helpful to have a mother of one of the show’s stars in the cast. (Though I do hope After the Ball cast member …

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Christopher Michael Richardson on being the Lion in The Wiz by Keith Loria

Christopher Michael Richardson is “easing on down the road,” nightly as the Lion in Ford Theatre’s imaginative production of the Tony-winning, The Wiz, which runs through May 12. “Th…

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VIDEO: Check Out the Official Trailer For EVERY OTHER WEEKEND Starring Keala Settle by TV News Desk

Keala Settle, star of Broadway's Hands on a Hardbody and Waitress and the film The Greatest Showman - and standout performer of the Oscar nominated song This Is Me on the recent 2018 Academy…

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Chita Rivera @ Feinsteins/54Below by Barry Gordin

Chita Rivera in a unique solo concert The incomparable Broadway icon and two-time Tony Award winner  revisits moments from her legendary career, showcasing the artistry and history that h…

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The Enduring Lessons of ‘How I Learned to Drive’ by American Theatre Editors

My play about sexual assault has moved and inspired so many people, but first it rewrote me.

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Le Figaro Music Critic: How Music Criticism Is Changing by Artsjournal

Christian Merlin: "What to make of the Internet? We tried to determine criteria, but it was difficult because, broadly speaking, none of the approaches worked. A press card? Even I’ve neve…

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Disgraced from Compass Rose Theater (review) by Angela Carroll

Ayad Akhtar’s Pulitzer Prize winning Disgraced is a thoughtful character study about American Muslim identity. Driven by casual conversations, the play reveals earnest and unsettling discl…

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Brief Encounter, Empire Cinema, London — railway classic is a platform for invention

Emma Rice’s retelling of Noël Coward’s love story is lively, funny and humane

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The Cherry Orchard, Bristol Old Vic — a thoroughly Russian production

Michael Boyd’s revival adds new dimensions to Chekhov’s drama

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John Cale, Barbican, London — ambitious

The former Velvet Underground man failed to make full use of the resources at his disposal

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BWW Contest: Enter To Win Tickets To KINKY BOOTS on Broadway! by Bww Contests

BroadwayWorld is giving you a chance to win two free tickets to THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG on Broadway We can't promise the show will go right, but we promise this contest will

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Petipa Celebration, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg — a rich tapestry brought to life

A recreation of the great choreographer’s Sleeping Beauty was glorious — but it wasn’t all good news

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EmmaGrace Skove-Epes at Gibney Work Up 4.3: “in search of mirrors, and catch the light just right” by Lydia Mokdessi

As a central point of exploration: “Spaces are not exterior to our bodies, instead, spaces are like a second skin, they unfold in the folds of the body.”

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Ugandan Flutist Premieres Storytelling Show 'Resilience' At HartBeat, USJ by Christopher Arnott

Samite Mulondo, a Ugandan musician who performs internationally as Samite, has picked up a new instrument: his speaking voice. The internationally acclaimed flutist has recorded with Paul Si…

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See Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, and More Celebrate the Return of Angels in America by Marc J. Franklin

The stars came out to honor the groundbreaking play at a gala event March 11.

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Darren Criss, Patina Miller, Pasek & Paul Will Celebrate Stephen Schwartz in 70th Birthday Concert by Andrew Gans

Lindsay Mendez, Alex Newell, and more will also be featured in the evening benefiting the Dramatists Guild Foundation.

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VIDEO: Watch Keala Settle Perform THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Anthem THIS IS ME Live on TODAY by TV News Desk

Keala Settleperformed the Oscar-nominated song from The Greatest Showman, 'This is Me' live on the TODAY SHOW This morning. Watch the performance below

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The Andrew Lloyd Webber Effect: Has He Saved The Musical Or Killed It? by Artsjournal

Though his music may often sound as if it were written by a man locked in the basement of the Paris opera—hearing late-nineteenth-century music, muffled, from a couple of floors down—he …

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‘It is one of the best staging’s BOV has produced in the past few years’: THE CHERRY ORCHARD – Bristol ★★★★★ by Kris Hallett

This Cherry Orchard is a production that showcases Michael Boyd, his ensemble, Chekhov and Bristol Old Vic at its very best. I love the theatre when it’s this good.

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How the National Theatre’s new in-house stage engineers spun into action by Holly Williams

Michael Lane has engineered shows at the National Theatre for 20 years, but his team has a new challenge – designing bespoke

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Theatre News: The Assassination of Katie Hopkins casting announced

Chris Bush and Matt Winkworth's new musical opens at Theatr Clwyd next month

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Theater News: Zooey Deschanel, Rebel Wilson, and More to Sing Beauty and the Beast

Broadway veterans Kelsey Grammer and Jane Krakowski also join the star-studded cast at the Hollywood Bowl.

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Theater News: Alice Birch Wins 2018 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

Birch is the recipient of this year's award for her new play Anatomy of a Suicide.

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh in on NBC's RISE by BroadwayWorld

Tomorrow nightNBCwill premiere its newest drama, Rise, airing Tuesday, March 13th at 10pm ETPT following the season finale of 'This Is Us,' and debuts in its regular time period on Tuesday, …

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Opera Preview: Boston Lyric Opera’s “Threepenny Opera” — A Reflection of Brutal Times by Robert Israel

“You can be certain that when the show begins and you hear 'Mack the Knife,' there will be scenes of slashing and murdering.”

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Review: Great Performances Anchor the Female-Centered ‘The Cover of Life’ by Saima Huq

In its first revival, appropriately debuting on International Women’s Day, R.T. Robinson’s work The Cover of Life depicts all the hopes and regrets women face, no matter how happ…

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Chicago Theater Review: THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY (City Lit) by Lawrence Bommer

DIFFICULT TO PICTURE The Picture of Dorian Gray is its author’s self-portrait — perversely paradoxical, sardonically aesthetic, and (necessarily) obsessed with concealment. First pu…

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Industry: On 'The Producer's Perspective' Ken Davenport Sheds Some Light on the Acting Side of the Theatre Business with Danny Burstein by Ken Davenport

I call myself an ahole in this podcast episode. Why Becausein my desire to put a spotlight on the business of Broadway, and give you a peek into the professions who aren't always front and c…

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Classic Spring's Oscar Wilde Season continues to captivate Vaudeville audiences

Now's your last chance to see the "sparkling production" (London Theatre) of Lady Windermere's Fan, directed by Kathy Burke and featuring a "scene-…

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Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society Begins Its Winter Festival by Gail Wein

The festival runs March 13–27 and features renowned string quartets.

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Ruthie Ann Miles. Rise is Not Glee. Bard Bombshell. Week in New York and Cincinnati Theater by New York Theater

In the week since the horrendous car crash in Park Slope that killed two young children, including the four-year-old daughter of Broadway actress Ruthie Ann Miles, and put her in the hospita…

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Winner Announced for 2018 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize by BroadwayWorld

The 2018 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to U.K. playwright Alice Birch for her play Anatomy of a Suicide. Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, the Prize is awarded annually to…

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Why Nazi-Looted Art Has Never Really Been Resolved by Artsjournal

The feverish nature of the art market during the Second World War, and ever since, offers at least one straightforward reason for both the Nazi art theft itself and for why items have never …

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Theatre Review: ‘Animal Farm’ at Baltimore Center Stage by April Forrer

George Orwell’s Animal Farm was first published in 1945 as a satire on the Russian Revolution. Orwell explained, “I meant the moral to be that revolutions only effect a radical improveme…

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Photo Throwback: Happy Birthday, Liza Minnelli! by Walter McBride

We're taking you deep into the archives of BroadwayWorld photographer Walter McBride for exclusive flashbacks to Broadway past. Today, in honor of the great Liza Minnelli's birthday, we're f…

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Katharine McPhee Gets Set to Make a Smashing Broadway Debut in Waitress by Kathy Henderson

In the world of entertainment, there’s not much Katharine McPhee hasn’t done. Reality TV? She placed second on American Idol in 2006. Television dramas? After costarring in the cult hit …

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Elaine May’s Adult Entertainment from The Klunch, an erudite offshoot from its Cherry Red roots (Review) by Tim Treanor

What do you think of this script for a possible Merchant/Ivory film? Fade in on Melissa, a young, very three-dimensional woman, sitting on a lounge chair in her underwear. Tina, her faithful…

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Candoco: Face in/Let’s Talk About Dis review at Sadler’s Wells – ‘a lively double bill’ by Rachel Elderkin

Yasmeen Godder’s new creation for Candoco Dance Company, Face In, is one of the final works programmed by the company’s former artistic

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Eric McCormack to return to Stratford Festival in The Fantasticks by The Canadian Press

Will & Grace star will take the stage in October for what’s being called a “special concert version” of the stage institution.

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Ken Dodd, the man from Mirthy-side: a career in clips and 10 of his best jokes by Ben Williams

From the Diddymen to dissecting northern humour, the Liverpudlian’s sense of absurdity never deserted himMy agent died at 90. I always think he was 100 and kept 10% for himself. Continue r…

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Alice Birch Wins 2018 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize by American Theatre Editors

The British playwright will receive $25,000 and a de Kooning print.

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The Jungle, Directed by Stephen Daldry & Justin Martin, Set for West End Transfer by Andy Lefkowitz

Following a sold-out run at London's Young Vic, Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson’s acclaimed work The Jungle will transfer to the West End this spring. The Playhouse Theatre will be co…

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Review: ‘George – Don’t Do That!: The Music and Magic of Joyce Grenfell’ at MetroStage by Wendi Winters

George! Go see this! George – Don’t Do That!: The Music and Magic of Joyce Grenfell is part two of MetroStage’s three-part Spring Solo Series featuring three artists telling stori…

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Obituary: Ken Dodd – ‘a national treasure and one of the most admired entertainers of his generation’ by Michael Quinn

Ken Dodd became notorious for allowing his one-man shows to regularly spill over into the early hours of the morning. Audiences –

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You Go Glen Coco! Meet the Cast of MEAN GIRLS- Now in Previews! by Julie Musbach

Mean Girls is taking Broadway back to the clique-life of high school starting tonight Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances

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Hayley Mills Will Be Joined by Director Amanda Bearse for Final Week of Party Face by Olivia Clement

The show's director will step onstage April 2–8, replacing Klea Blackhurst.

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Dismal Diagnosis: The New Group’s ‘Good for Otto’ by Matthew Wexler

Through the microcosm of a rural Connecticut mental health center, Tony Award-winning playwright David Rabe conjures a whole American community on the edge.

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Party Face to Welcome Director & Married...with Children Alum Amanda Bearse to the Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

Isobel Mahon's new off-Broadway play Party Face will welcome its director, former Married...with Children star Amanda Bearse, to the cast in the role of Bernie for the production…

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Review: ‘The Fall’ Delivers Stirring Protest in South Africa by Ben Brantley

This ensemble piece from the Baxter Theater Center of Cape Town traces the exhilaration and ache of group activism.

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Paul Rider reprises his role in Chicago to complete the cast by Carly

Later this month, Paul Rider will join Cuba Gooding Jr., Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall in the multi-award-winning Chicago at West End’s Phoenix Theatre. The post P…

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Tony Awards 2018: Predictions center is now open so make your 1st picks today by Sam Eckmann

The Gold Derby predictions center for the 2018 Tony Awards nominations launches today with 17 categories! Nominations will be announced on Tuesday, May 1, ahead of a June 10 ceremony on CBS.…

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Zooey Deschanel Is Leading the Cast of a Truly Wild Beauty and the Beast Concert by Jackson McHenry

Hot off of making tons of money from remaking Beauty and the Beast, Disney has found a new way to make money off of Beauty and the Beast. Zooey Deschanel is playing Belle in a live performan…

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The Texture of Memory Workshop – Downtown Central Library by Pauline Adamek

Coming up is The Texture of Memory Workshop at MakerSpace at the Downtown Central Library. This is a community tapestry and story-telling project guided by artist Silvina Der

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‘Wonderful, sensitive production’: CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION – Manchester ★★★★ by Kristy Stott

Circle Mirror Transformation at HOME, Manchester, is, despite its flaws, a pleasant night at the theatre made all the more enjoyable by this wonderful, sensitive production.

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Theater News: Broadway's Waitress Celebrates Pi Day With Free Pie

The pie-centric musical will be celebrating its favorite holiday with special offers for its Pi Day customers.

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Theater News: Amanda Bearse Joins Cast of Party Face for Final Week of Performances

Bearse directed the off-Broadway cast, starring Hayley Mills.

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Photo Flash: Angels in America Gala Hosted by American Associates of the National Theatre

Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield, the stars of Tony Kushner's Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, hosted the event.

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)

What It's Like To Write Sylvia Plath's Obituary, At Long Last by Artsjournal2

The woman who wrote the "Overlooked" New York Times obit for Plath says, "The obituary I was going to write would be very different from the obituary we would have written when Plath died. I…

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Ken Dodd: From panto to Shakespeare in The Stage Archive by The Stage

Ken Dodd, who died yesterday aged 90, has a career in the performing arts that stretched well over 60 years. Delving into

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Alice Birch Named Winner of the 2018 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for Anatomy of a Suicide by Olivia Clement

The British playwright, one of ten finalists in the running for the prestigious award, is the recipient of $25,000.

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Nina Raine's Consent Will Transfer to West End; Stephen Campbell Moore Among Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

Following a 2017 sold-out run at London's Dorfman Theatre, Nina Raine's acclaimed play Consent will transfer to the West End this spring. Directed by Roger Michell, Consent will…

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Harry Potter sound designer claims industry should be doing more for emerging talent by Georgia Snow

Olivier award-winning designer Gareth Fry has claimed the theatre industry at large is to blame for ‘exploitation’ on the fringe. The Harry

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A Look Back at Carousel and My Fair Lady by Mark A. Robinson

What makes a Broadway musical a classic? Most people would suggest that a musical’s shelf life is a big part of what elevates it to the status of an enduring masterpiece. Does a musical ha…

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Guare’s Lydie Breeze Trilogy continues by Cogency

Aipotu by John Guare. Directed by Lane Savadove. EgoPo Classic Theater. March 2018.   The major revelation of part two of the Lydie Breeze trilogy is how dramatically the characters cha…

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Review:3 Wise Guys at by Gregory Wilson TACT's swan song is an enjoyable take on two Damon Runyon stories

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Tony Winner Betty Buckley Will Return to Her 1776 Roots With Performance in Colonial Williamsburg by Logan Culwell-Block

Buckley will head to Virginia prior to taking center stage in the national tour of Hello, Dolly!.

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Further Events Announced For Almeida For Free Summer & Smoke by BroadwayWorld

Further events are today announced for Almeida For Free - Summer amp Smoke, the Almeida Theatre's free festival for anyone aged 25 and under taking place from Tuesday 3 - Thursday 5 April.

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Nina Raine’s Consent to Transfer to West End for Limited Run by Olivia Clement

Heather Craney will reprise her role from the acclaimed National Theatre production.

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National Theatre play Consent makes West End switch by Robin Johnson

Nina Raine's searing legal drama Consent will transfer to the West End this Summer, following a sell-out run at the National's Dorfman Theatre last year. The post National Theatre play Conse…

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Why We Can't Simply Transfer Human Intelligence To Machines by Artsjournal

“Minds are not made by nervous systems alone but rather by nervous systems in cooperation with many other and far older living systems of our body, including metabolic, endocrine, immune a…

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Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Takes Over at The Green Room 42! by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Jennifer Diamond has managed to balance married life in the country and a hectic city schedule, while pursuing that elusive first Broadway Show. Jen has earned her chevrons with productions …

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Review: This Little Light at Venus Theatre by Kelly McCorkendale

This Little Light, like so many Venus Theatre productions, is a gem that radiates the very joy it dares us to find in ourselves, and each other, when we fear we’ve lost it most.   If you …

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - March 12th - King Kong Tops Upcoming Shows Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Carousel 3.85, The Band's Visit 2.53, Spongebob 2.31, Frozen 2.24 and Once On this Island 1.79. The top growing current Broadway plays were Thr…

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Concert Review: Chorus pro Musica’s “Together” by Jonathan Blumhofer

Throughout the night, CpM music director Jamie Kirsch kept tempos lively and never lost sight of the overarching shape of each of the evening’s big pieces.

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Review: ‘Adult Entertainment’ by The Klunch at Caos on F by E.a. Aymar

D.C. theater collective The Klunch’s mischievous production of Adult Entertainment tells the story of a group of four pornographic actors and one producer who hope to make a good movie, an…

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Brian Stokes Mitchell and Sheryl Lee Ralph to Star in CBS Comedy Pilot Fam by Ryan McPhee

Scott Ellis will direct the pilot, featuring the Broadway veterans as an affluent, married couple.

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Full casting for the London production of Chicago announced

The West End revival of Chicago has just announced its full roster. Find out who all will be starring alongside Cuba Gooding Jr and Ruthie Henshall at the Phoenix Theatre …

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Pasek and Paul, Darren Criss, Patina Miller and More to Perform for Stephen Schwartz's 70th Birthday by BroadwayWorld

The Dramatists Guild Foundation DGF will toast the life and work of one of American theatre's greatest writers, Stephen Schwartz, on Monday April 23rd at 7PM EST at the Hudson Theatre 141 W …

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Alice Birch Wins 2018 Blackburn Prize for ‘Anatomy of a Suicide’ by Annalisa Quinn

The British playwright, 31, took the $25,000 annual award for her work about three generations of women afflicted by mental illness.

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Broadway Does St Paddy's Day Tonight At Opry City Stage by BroadwayWorld

Matt DeAngelis Waitress, Cassidy Stirtz ONCE and Erikka Walsh Once have teamed up once again, with additional members from every U.S. Company of ONCE The Musical, for a FREE one-night only m…

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Later Life **** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons If America has its own Chekhov, it would have to be A. R. Gurney. As Chekhov, in his short career as a playwright (he died of tuberculosis at 44), illuminated and eluci…

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Brief Encounter review – Emma Rice's bittersweet romance is a great night out by Lyn Gardner

Empire Cinema, LondonBack in the West End after 10 years, Rice’s heart-stopping adaptation cuts seamlessly from theatre to cinema It’s billed as Noël Coward’s Brief Encounter, but thi…

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Stuffed review at Jack Studio Theatre, London – ‘heartfelt and strongly performed’ by Julia Rank

Inspired by co-writer Lucy Joy Russell’s personal experiences of IVF treatment, Stuffed follows 40-year-old Kim and her husband Jack’s increasingly attempt to

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Mandy Gonzalez Announces US Tour Dates; Will Perform With Student Activists From Marjory?Stoneman Douglas High School by BroadwayWorld

Broadway and TV star MANDY GONZALEZ, taking a week vacation from Hamilton, will tour the coasts next week celebrating Fearless - her remarkable debut solo recording bridging pop and RampB. S…

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Theater Review: “Every Brilliant Thing” — The Weight of the World by Robert Israel

Adrianne Krstansky, a marvelous actress, understandably exhibits signs of the strain of having to carry the entire production on her shoulders.

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'No sex in Wigan': Ken Dodd's guide to UK comedy audiences - archive, 23 April 1960 by Our Own Reporter

23 April 1960 Brighton relishes ‘a bit of spice,’ Bristol is fond of puns, while Belfast likes picture-gags. Comedian Ken Dodd makes a study of British regional senses of humourPoor Yori…

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Three Wise Guys by Sandi Durell

  By Sandi Durell   Welcome to the world of Guys and Dolls – at least in spirit, speech and time period – a throwback written by Scott Alan Evans (who also directs) and Jeffrey Cou…

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Good People review at East Riding Theatre, Beverley – ‘sharply funny’ by Will Ramsey

David Lindsay-Abaire’s 2011 play, Good People, is set within the tough underbelly of South Boston: “Southie” to its citizens. With Donald Trump’s

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WAITRESS Will Celebrate Pi Day With Free Pie Jar With Purchase On 3.14 by BroadwayWorld

Celebrate 'Pi Day' at Waitress Customers who purchase tickets at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre Box Office 256 West 47 Street on Wednesday March 14th beginning at 10am will get a free pie jar w…

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Lesli Margherita Lands Role in ABC Comedy Pilot by Andrew Gans

The Olivier-winning Broadway favorite will co-star opposite Yvette Nicole Brown in Most Likely To.

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London Return of Chicago Finds Its Mister Cellophane in Veteran Star Paul Rider by Andy Lefkowitz

Chicago alum Paul Rider will reprise his beloved turn as Amos Hart in the upcoming West End remount of the musical's award-winning revival at the Phoenix Theatre. The previously announce…

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Text of the Day: Electra by Aleks Sierz

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

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RISE Character Card #6: Meet Cast Member Rosie Perez! by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has exclusive characters cards for RISE on NBC and we're bringing you a new one every day leading up to the series premiere Today we feature Rosie Perez

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Podcast Episode 150 – Six-Time Tony Award Nominated Actor, Danny Burstein

I call myself an a$$hole in this podcast episode. Why? Because in my desire to put a spotlight on the business of Broadway, and give you a peek into the professions who aren’t always …

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English Speakers Love To Call Each Other Out For 'Bad' Grammar, But Why? by Artsjournal2

The internet has made the pace of language change much, much faster. "Now that every English speaker in the world can talk to every other English speaker in the world, the virus is mutating …

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Director Connie Treves: ‘Working with refugees at Good Chance Theatre in Paris has been brilliant’ by Giverny Masso

Connie Treves is currently volunteering in Paris with Good Chance Theatre, which works with refugees. She tells Giverny Masso how the experience

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Review: Review: Brief Encounter (Empire Cinema, Haymarket)

Emma Rice's adaptation of Noël Coward's classic is revived in the West End

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Review: Review: The Dog Beneath the Skin (Jermyn Street Theatre)

Jermyn Street Theatre revives Christopher Isherwood and WH Auden's play

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Theater guru hosts an evening of 'Broadway's Best' at NJPAC by Natalie Pompilio | For Nj Advance Media

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center's 'American Song' series continues with three March shows: Donna McKechnie and Andrea McArdle perform songs by Hamlisch and Sondheim during two shows on…

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 10am (Broadway Time)

First Listen: Katharine McPhee Sings “She Used To Be Mine” from Waitress by Broadwaydirect

Get a first listen of Katharine McPhee in her Broadway debut in Waitress The Musical. Katharine McPhee joins the cast of Waitress on Broadway April 10, 2018. The post First Listen: Katharin…

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Director Robert Scheerer, Known for TV Musical Specials, Dies at Age 89 by Olivia Clement

The director worked with Barbra Streisand, Shirley MacLaine, and more.

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Photo Coverage: American Associates of The National Theatre Host Gala Celebrating ANGELS IN AMERICA by Walter McBride

The National Theatre and the American Associates of the National Theatre hosted an exclusive fundraising gala to celebrate the arrival of the National Theatre's acclaimed production of Angel…

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Zooey Deschanel, Taye Diggs, Rebel Wilson and More to Star in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the Hollywood Bowl by BroadwayWorld

Casting has been set for Beauty and the Beast at the Hollywood Bowl. The cast will include Zooey Deschanel Belle, Taye Diggs Gaston, Rebel Wilson LaFou, Jane Krakowski Mrs. Potts, Anthony Ev…

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Podcast Episode 150 – Danny Burstein by Reilly Hickey

  I call myself an a$$hole in this podcast episode. Why? Because in my desire to put a spotlight on the business of Broadway, and give you a peek into the professions who aren’t …

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8 Essential Liza Minnelli Videos by Mark Peikert

In honor of Liza's birthday, we offer fans some of our very favorite Minnelli performances over the years.

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Jane Krakowski, Kelsey Grammer, Zooey Deschanel Set for Beauty and the Beast at the Hollywood Bowl by

A starry lineup of Broadway and Hollywood talent will come together for two concert presentations of the 1991 animated film Beauty and the Beast at the Hollywood Bowl. Richard Kraft has…

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Tony & Emmy Winner Bebe Neuwirth Returns to 54 Below by Sandi Durell

  By Sandi Durell   The extraordinary Tony and Emmy winning star of Chicago, Sweet Charity, The Addams Family and TV’s ‘Cheers’ and ‘Fraisier’ – Bebe Neuwirth ̵…

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Mamie Parris, Trista Dollison, Natalie Weiss Set for Free Broadway’s Future Concert by Andrew Gans

The evening will spotlight the songs of Ben Rosebery and Chip Klose.

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UArts/Pig Iron Theatre students take Amtrak across the country in search of material for theater

Students from the University of the Arts/Pig Iron Devised Performance Program are taking a cross-country journey, from Philadelphia to San Francisco on Amtrak. It's a way for the class of 20…

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Signature’s March 12 Gala Celebrates Late Pulitzer Prize Winner Edward Albee by Andrew Gans

The evening also honors former President of the Signature Board of Trustees, Michael Rauch.

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As One Might Expect, The iHeart Radio Awards Are Just About The Opposite Of The Grammys by Artsjournal2

These awards happened this weekend, and yes: "If the Grammys are out of touch, the iHeartRadio awards are almost too in touch, celebrating the most popular of popular music and rejecting stu…

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A West End production of Dear Evan Hansen is in the works

The critically acclaimed Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen is set to cast a British actor for the show's West End transfer. 

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Casting Complete for London Revival of Chicago, Starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and Ruthie Henshall by Andrew Gans

The Kander and Ebb musical returns to the West End March 26.

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Wolverhampton Grand Theatre Announces New Season by BroadwayWorld

A brand new season of West End musicals, gripping dramas, dynamic dance and one night concerts will go on sale at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. Highlights include the return of the phenomenal…

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Zooey Deschanel, Kelsey Grammer, Jane Krakowski, More to Sing Beauty and the Beast at the Hollywood Bowl by Ryan McPhee

Also taking part are Taye Diggs, Rebel Wilson, and Anthony Evans.

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Review: ‘Complete Dogness’ at The Anthenaeum by Wendi Winters

Doggone it! This is a fun show! (And, Arf-fully family-friendly). Complete Dogness is about a dog with bad habits, who has the ability to learn new tricks and win hearts. This was a one-time…

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- Auditions with Donna Murphy, Lesli Margherita & More! by Little Known Facts W/ Ilana Levine

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, …

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Tickling sticks laid in tribute at Ken Dodd's Liverpool home by Frances Perraudin North Of England Reporter

Fans remember comedy legend at the house where he was born and died A pile of tributes of flowers and feather dusters – or “tickling sticks” – has begun to grow outside the 18th-cent…

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FOR KING AND COUNTRY Comes to The Colab Factory by BroadwayWorld

For King amp Country offers audiences a chance to immerse themselves in this gaming style experience where decisions taken in the bunker will shape the course of history Reinventing the whe…

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Journey’s End by Sandi Durell

Opening in Theatres March 16     By Ron Fassler   There isn’t a shot fired until seventy minutes into the war drama Journey’s End, British director Saul Dibb’s new film …

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‘Gore Vidal’s novel is fascinating but its power is diminished on stage’: THE BEST MAN – West End ★★ by Anne Cox

Gore Vidal’s novel is fascinating and compelling but its power is diminished on stage.

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Do You Want To Spend Hours Reading Essays And Thinkpieces About 'Black Panther'? by Artsjournal2

Well, the Los Angeles Times has you covered, with what they're calling "the Pantherpedia."

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Theatre News: The Jungle to transfer into the West End

The National Theatre and Young Vic co-production will run in the Playhouse Theatre

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Theatre News: Ken Dodd dies aged 90

The legendary comedian from Liverpool was best known for stand-up comedy shows that would last for hours

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 9am (Broadway Time)

National Theatre And Sonia Friedman Productions Transfer CONSENT For Strictly Limited 12-week West End Run by BroadwayWorld

Sonia Friedman Productions and the National Theatre today 12 March 2018 announce the West End production of Nina Raine's Consent following the 2017 critically acclaimed sell-out run at the D…

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The Show: Dig in to These Five Waitress Secrets with Christopher Fitzgerald by

Head backstage at Waitress with the hilarious Christopher Fitzgerald! You’ve never seen the diner like this.

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Critically acclaimed play The Jungle is transferring to the West End by Robin Johnson

Following a sold-out run at The Young Vic, The Jungle will be transferring to Playhouse Theatre. The play is set in Europe’s largest unofficial refugee camp which became a temporary home f…

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The Insufferables, or Sanctimony in the Seventies: How Hollywood Helped Make Liberalism Unpopular by Trav S.D.

For anyone with a memory or a mind, the present informational landscape where there are hundreds of cable and streaming channels, and thousands of news and culture related websites and blogs…

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A New, And Much More Hopeful, Genre Is Emerging: Solarpunk by Artsjournal2

Instead, of, say, No Country for Old Men, this genre pulls from a different strand of thought. "Solarpunk prioritizes hope and resilience in the face of the climate crisis. The stories in ea…

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Dance Review: Boston Ballet – Revisiting by Marcia B. Siegel

What a treat to see choreographers of different generations concentrating on ballet itself and asking the audience to appreciate what ballet can do.

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THE DIRTY THIRTY Attempts to Perform 30 Plays in One Hour at VAULT by BroadwayWorld

The Dirty Thirty is a collection of thirty original plays which Degenerate Fox will valiantly attempt to perform within just one hour. These plays could be anything comedy, drama, dance, gam…

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NEWS: Consent transfers to the West End from the National Theatre by Press Releases

The National Theatre production of Nina Raine’s Consent will transfer to the West End, following the 2017 critically acclaimed sell-out run at the Dorfman Theatre.

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Coming soon to the West End: The Jungle

The 2017 hit show about the Calais Jungle migrant camp will be transferring from the Young Vic to the West End later this year. Experience first-hand the place where people suffered and…

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, March 12, 2018 by Susan Grace

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THE FULL MONTY to Embark on Final UK and Ireland Tour by BroadwayWorld

David Pugh amp Dafydd Rogers's presentation of the Sheffield Theatres production of Simon Beaufoy's THE FULL MONTY, which won the UK Theatre Award for Best Touring Production, will tour the …

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'An ordinary guy who was also a comedy genius': readers on Ken Dodd by Guardian Readers

Following the death of Sir Ken Dodd, we asked you for your tributes and memories of the entertainer I was doing a one man play (One Fine Day) at Liverpool Playhouse in the mid 90s. Ken came …

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A Perilous Flight From Afghanistan Skillfully Staged in Manhattan by Carey

Originally published on The Culture Trip View this story online  An aura of mystery surrounds Flight. It begins with the quiet, wood-paneled elevator inside the McKittrick Hotel that trans…

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Bringing the Sistine Chapel to Life, with the Vatican’s Blessing by Elisabetta Povoledo

An impresario known for his ceremonies at Olympic Games is recreating one of the world’s great masterpieces. Will the spectacle appeal to tourists and Romans?

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Gallery: Oliviers 2018 nominees’ celebration by Robin Johnson

Last week, we announced the incredible performers and creatives who are nominated for this year’s Olivier Awards with Mastercard. And on Friday, we celebrated. The post Gallery: Oliviers 2…

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When Russia Banned This Director's Movie, He Got All Kinds Of Congratulatory Emails - But He Says That's Not The Right Reaction by Artsjournal2

Armando Iannucci: "This act of censorship gave me no joy; the overwhelming emotion has been one of sad disappointment that in the world of instant communication, and the anarchic disseminati…

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Hofesh Shechter Company Announce Details Of Shecter II's SHOW by BroadwayWorld

Hofesh Shechter Company presents SHOW, a wild and mischievous performance composed of three acts The Entrance, Clowns and Exit, performed by Shechter II, the apprentice company of the celebr…

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National Theatre announces West End transfer for Consent by Georgia Snow

The National Theatre’s production of Consent will transfer to the West End later this year for a run at the Harold Pinter

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Feature: They who laugh last laugh longest: the dimensions of durational theatre by Frey Kwa Hawking

The artists aren’t just present, they’re relentless. Action Hero’s Slap Talk is more than a dialogue, and more even than a six-hour long dialogue, though its length goes straight to so…

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Brief Encounter review at Empire Cinema, London – ‘unashamedly romantic’ by Natasha Tripney

The Rice restorative. Someone really ought to bottle it.  First seen in London in 2008, Brief Encounter, the most satisfying of Emma

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An Artist In Residence At The Tate Has Resigned After Remarks From The Director About Sexual Harassment by Artsjournal2

Liv Wyntner was one of four teaching artists-in-residence at the Tate for 2017-2018, but when Tate director Maria Banshaw made what seemed to many dismissive statements about harassment and …

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BWW's On This Day - March 12, 2018

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

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Cory Jeacoma is playing his dream role in Jersey Boys by Serena

Cory Jeacoma started singing in kindergarten and never wanted to stop. He recently finished the Jersey Boys tour and now he returns to New York City to play Bob Gaudio in the new off-Broadwa…

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Introducing May, HowlRound Content Editor! by [email protected] (ramona)

By HowlRound. HowlRound is thrilled to welcome May Antaki on board as our new Content Editor!

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It's easier to write them than go to them by Ken Levine

When you make your travel plans, try not to fly to New York during a Nor’easter. Back from Fun City, where I was really lucky to get INTO Fun City. I had a play in the ANDTheatre Compa…

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‘A bold and daring interpretation’: HAMLET – Hackney Empire ★★★★ by Jonathan Baz

Paapa Essiedu’s Hamlet is likely to be remembered and talked about in years to come and Simon Godwin’s production is a beautifully accessible performance of a perfect play.

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 8am (Broadway Time)

TUMBLE TUCK to Transfer to King's Head Theatre to Headline the Who Runs the World? Season by BroadwayWorld

Following a highly-acclaimed run at Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Tumble Tuck, written by Sarah Milton and presented by BackHere Theatre, now transfers to London to headline the Who Runs the World …

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BWW Interview: Cathy Owen Talks Cardboard Citizens' CATHY by Nicole Ackman

Cathy Owen has done work across the UK, including Mother Courage and Her Children at the National Theatre of Wales. She returns to the title role of Cathy for its upcoming tour.

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Full Cast Announced For the World Premiere of THE ASSASSINATION OF KATIE HOPKINS by BroadwayWorld

Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey, today announces full casting for the world premiere production of The Assassination of Katie Hopkins - a new musical from Chris Bush and Mat…

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BWW Review: Martyna Majok's QUEENS Provides an Intriguing Profile of Contemporary Immigrant Women by Michael Dale

'We take care homes,' a Polish immigrant living in New York's Borough of Queens bluntly explains to a young newcomer from Ukraine who has yet to get settled.'Us kinds people, we take care ho…

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Ken Dodd: last of the music-hall maestros by Michael Billington

The veteran’s linguistic prowess, outlandish appearance and musical smarts could tickle any audience into a state of collective ecstasyThe death of Ken Dodd not only leaves the nation a sa…

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For Hilary Mantel, Critical Success Came Quickly, But Everything Since 'Wolf Hall' Has Gone Popular At Breakneck Speed by Artsjournal2

Mantel, who works during and through quite a lot of pain, her sudden but last popularity has been unexpected. "The books are not for all readers, and some complain that they’re too complex…

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This First Soloist At The Royal Ballet Had Ten Minutes To Warm Up Before He Replaced The Injured David Hallberg by Artsjournal2

Matthew Ball "was asked to rush back to the Royal Opera House and dance a key role in Giselle, a part he had performed only once before, after the American star David Hallberg injured himsel…

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Introducing Mister Cellophane… Paul Rider is back as Amos Hart in the new West End production of Chicago

Paul Rider will join the previously announced Cuba Gooding Jr, Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall in the multi award-winning Chicago at London’s Phoenix Theatre.

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Ken Dodd's other life – as a mega-selling singer of romantic ballads by Alexis Petridis

The late comedian’s biggest hits weren’t novelty songs, but earnest romantic ballads that challenged psychedelic pop in a mid-60s generation-gap war From a distance, Ken Dodd’s musical…

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Sir Ken Dodd obituary by Michael Coveney

Comedian with an endless desire to make people laugh known for his tickling sticks, Diddymen and marathon stage performancesThe last great “front-cloth” comic of our times, and the last …

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Cast Announced for Marion Bott's MOORMAID by BroadwayWorld

Moe Bar-El Le Bureau Des Legendes, Canal Tyrant, Fox Snatch, Sony and Ali Azhar Algrie en clats, Alouettes Theatre in Paris Macbeth, Screen NorthantsBBC Digital Physics, Philadelphia Philms …

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Dates Set for Josh Groban's Arena Tour With Idina Menzel by Ryan McPhee

The Wicked Tony winner joins Groban in his first tour following his Broadway debut in The Great Comet.

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Director Matthew Xia: ‘The moment you lose an audience member, you’ve failed’ by Catherine Love

With his Frankenstein freshly brought to life at the Royal Exchange, the director and DJ tells Catherine Love why he’s dug into

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Josh Groban and Idina Menzel Announce Fall 2018 Tour Dates by BroadwayWorld

Today, multi-platinum award-winning singer, songwriter and global superstar Josh Groban announces his Fall 2018, Arena tour. This is Josh's first tour since his sold-out Stages Tour 20152016…

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Full Cast Announced For CHICAGO In London by BroadwayWorld

Joining the previously announced Cuba Gooding Jr, Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall in the multi award-winning CHICAGO at the Phoenix Theatre in London's West End, will …

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English Touring Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season Ahead Of 25th Anniversary by BroadwayWorld

Richard Twyman, Artistic Director of English Touring Theatre, today announces the 2018-19 season ahead of the company's 25th anniversary in September, with further productions and events to …

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The Little Publisher That Could Get Comic Books From, And For, Everyone by Artsjournal2

The comic book publishing company Lion Forge is based in St. Louis, but is finding success with digital comics, including one about eating disorders that just won an award as one of the best…

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‘As a piece of vintage theatre, it may well be worth a look’: THE DOG BENEATH THE SKIN – Jermyn Street Theatre ★★★★ by Johnny Fox

The Dog Beneath the Skin is like nothing else you’ll see in London at the moment, and as a piece of vintage theatre, as well as vintage poetry, may well be worth a look.

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Nicholas Hytner Is Wrong About Quotas For Theatre, And He Probably Knows It by Artsjournal2

The first season of his new company is all white men, and last week, the former director of the National Theatre got mad at those who suggested it should be more diverse - and of course the …

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Musical theater meets 'Friday Night Lights' in NBC's new drama 'Rise' by Usa Today, Patrick Ryan, Usa Today

'Friday Night Lights' creator Jason Katims goes back to high school for a new series about a small-town drama program putting on a polarizing musical.     …

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2017-2018 Broadway Playlist: Once On This Island (Revival) by JK

This week, we'll be picking the ONE song from the New Broadway Cast Recording of Once On This Island.  If you've seen this spectacular revival, you know how beautifully sung this score …

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Full cast announced for Chicago at Phoenix Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Full casting has been announced for Kander and Ebb’s award-winning musical Chicago which comes to the Phoenix Theatre in April 2018. Book Now! This post Full cast annou…

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The Dog Beneath the Skin review at Jermyn Street Theatre, London – ‘a historical curiosity’ by Rosemary Waugh

Written in 1935, The Dog Beneath the Skin is the first play that WH Auden and Christopher collaborated on. While both writers

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Soho Theatre set to open 1,000-seat venue in north-east London by Matthew Hemley

Long-held plans to turn a former north-east London cinema into an entertainment venue managed by Soho Theatre have moved a step closer,

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Westminster Abbey Opens A Museum In A Space Closed To The Public For The Last 700 Years by Artsjournal2

The space was used for storage until, well, recently, when they took up the floorboards, only to find literally centuries worth of detritus - including many different centuries of stained gl…

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (March 12-18) by Natasha Tripney

Br’er Cotton – Theatre503, London Theatre503 presents Tearrance Chisholm’s play, about an African-American teenage boy living in Virginia and the Black Lives

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Will Penswick, The World's Worst Performance Poet, Presents 'Dank Verse' by BroadwayWorld

Sex, death, Christianity, Tim Henman, pigeons, divorce, Nazism, allergies, casseroles no topic is too out there for Will Penswick. Brought to you by one of the most enigmatic figures in mode…

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NEWS: Paul Rider reprises role of Amos Hart in West End production of Chicago by Press Releases

Paul Rider will return to the role of Amos Hart, joining the previously announced Cuba Gooding Jr, Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall in the multi award-winning Chicago a…

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Five times comedy legend Ken Dodd made us laugh - video

The entertainer Sir Ken Dodd has died at the age of 90, just two days after marrying his long-term partner, Anne Jones. Dodd died on Sunday in the house in which he was born, in th…

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The Persistent, Ongoing Crime Of Nazi-Looted Art by Artsjournal2

Sickeningly, the Nazi-looted art led to a boom in the global art market from 1941 onward. They stole so very, very much art to fund the war effort: "In the decade leading up to 1945, it’s …

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Poll: Which new musical would you like to see win at the Olivier Awards? by The Stage

This year’s Olivier Awards nominations were announced last week, with Hamilton attracting a record number of nods – 13. It is one

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Here's What Barry Jenkins Would Have Said In His 'Moonlight' Acceptance Speech At The 2017 Oscars by Artsjournal2

There was, as we all know, a famous glitch in the delivery of Moonlight's Best Picture Oscar, and Jenkins was so overwhelmed at the time that he didn't get to read his speech. So at this wee…

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Fat Friends – The Musical review at Milton Keynes Theatre – ‘homespun charm’ by Mark Shenton

“Bones aren’t sexy! Flesh is fabulous!” declares a character early on in Fat Friends – The Musical, a new stage musical spin-off

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West End Transfer Announced For THE JUNGLE by BroadwayWorld

Following universal critical acclaim, and a sold-out run at the Young Vic, producers Sonia Friedman Productions, Tom Kirdahy and Hunter Arnold are delighted to announce the West End transfer…

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The Sackler Family - The Ones Who Gave Us OxyContin - Are Targets Of Protest At The Met by Artsjournal2

Led by photographer Nan Goldin, who was addicted to OxyContin for three years, "protesters brandished black banners with the phrases 'Shame on Sackler' and 'Fund Rehab' and hurled yellow pil…

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‘It’s fascinating to watch these characters’: AFTER THE BALL – Upstairs at the Gatehouse by Shanine Salmon

Ian Grant’s new play is on an old theme: the impact of war(s) on families. Or is it the impact of love on relationships? Either way, After the Ball goes out of its way to show impact echoi…

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#StageFavesSongOfTheWeek - WATCH: Imelda Staunton sings "Rose's Turn" from Gypsy

Last week, it was announced that Imelda Staunton is nominated for TWO Olivier Awards this year - for best actress in a musical AND play. We decided to celebrate by choosing a #StageFavesSong…

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Get to know slowdanger, the Pittsburgh duo on Dance Magazine's '25 to Watch' list by Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Dancer, choreographer, tour manager, administrator, soundscape designer, fundraiser — it's all in a day's work for Anna Thompson and Taylor Knight. 

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)

NEWS: Young Vic’s The Jungle transfers to the West End in June by Press Releases

The National Theatre and Young Vic co-production with Good Chance Theatre of Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson’s The Jungle will receive a West End transfer.

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Preview: Glue Factory Project heads to Mattress Factory an intimate approach to dance by Jane Vranish / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Forty may be the operative number for the latest Glue Factory Project. Not only is this the 40th year in artistic director Beth Corning’s vast dance journey, but also her host and collabor…

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Northern lights: @dannymaconline & @Sheridansmith1 win musical theatre acting honours at @MTAwards

Performances from Danny Mac & Sheridan Smith in the touring productions of Sunset Boulevard (also named Best Musical) & Funny Girl come out on top with judges at the ‘most important theatr…

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Blog: On the Importance of Human Stories and Alzheimer’s by Julie Binysh

Luke Adamson’s Black Coffee Theatre aims to tell stories that are accessible to all.  His characters speak like normal people and are easy to identify with.  The story of One Last Waltz …

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Brief 3/12: MEAN GIRLS Begins Previews, ADMISSIONS Opens, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Mean Girls begins previews on Broadway, Admissions opens off-Broadway and The Stone Witch begins previews off-Broadway.

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The Cherry Orchard review – Michael Boyd's exquisite Chekhov debut by Charlotte Higgins

Bristol Old VicThe former artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company brings a mastery of mood to the Russian classicTime is advancing pitilessly on Lyubov Andreyevna Ranyevskaya and …

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Ken Dodd dies aged 90 by Michael Quinn

Comedian and entertainer Ken Dodd has died at the age of 90. His death on March 11 was confirmed by his publicist,

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Stage review: Moving immigrant stories propel world premiere of 'Citizens Market' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Anyone who frequents a neighborhood grocery will recognize it in the set for “Citizens Market.” The vinyl floor, the hand-written signs, the stocked produce stand … it all adds up to a…

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Monday, March 12, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Duncan Sheik and Sara Bareilles Working on an “Alice in Wonderland” Project, Broadway  Star Pilot News, this Week’s Theatrical Schedule! “Today on Broadway” i…

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Share your tributes and memories of Ken Dodd by Guardian Readers

Comedian and entertainer Sir Ken Dodd has died at the age of 90. You can share your tributes with us here Ken Dodd, the comic and entertainer, has died at the age of 90 just two days after m…

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West End transfer announced for Young Vic’s The Jungle by Giverny Masso

Calais migrant camp play The Jungle is to transfer to the West End following a run at the Young Vic. Previewing from

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And Scene #49 - Lighting Design w/ Leah Cohen by Andscenepod, Michael Salerno

Welcome to this week’s episode of the And Scene Theater Podcast! This week we welcome to the show lighting designer Leah Cohen! In Act 1, we bring you the latest theater news on a breakth…

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Review: The Dog Beneath the Skin at Jermyn Street Theatre by Francesca Peschier

The bizarre and the nastiness in the everyday: Francesca Peschier reviews a forgotten play by Auden and Isherwood The post Review: The Dog Beneath the Skin at Jermyn Street Theatre appeared …

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‘Strangely beautiful’: FOREIGN BODY – Vault Festival by Laura Kressly

Foreign Body is a brave and abstract way of presenting a horrific act that leaves the stories wide open to the audience’s individual interpretation without coming across as preachy.

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Adventures of an Extreme Theatregoer by Patricia Marx

Patricia Marx on why Jo Ann Veneziano, an accountant from New Jersey, has seen “Sweeney Todd” a hundred and thirty-seven times.

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Ken Dodd: farewell to the tattifilarious marathon man of comedy by Brian Logan

Dodd, who has died aged 90, was a force of nature – a cheeky master of the one-liner who spread happiness in shows that lasted until the small hoursKen Dodd, who has died aged 90, was quit…

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“Kindertransport” at Curtain Call Playhouse by Myra Chanin

Kindertransport was a rescue mission, organized anonymously by Nicholas Winton, a British stockbroker, which initially saved the lives of 669 children, all under the age of 17, living in Ger…

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (March 12-18) by Natasha Tripney

Caroline, Or Change – Hampstead Theatre, London Sharon D Clarke reprises her role in the acclaimed Chichester Festival Theatre production of Tony Kushner’s

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Lyn Gardner: Theatres won’t grow new audiences if they stick young people in the cheap seats by Lyn Gardner

I loved Nicholas Hytner’s Julius Caesar at London’s Bridge Theatre, and one of the reasons I enjoyed it so much was because

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The Jungle, play about Calais migrant camp life, to get West End run by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

Playhouse Theatre will stage immersive production of work by Joe Robertson and Joe MurphyThe Jungle, the immersive play that won five-star reviews for its powerful portrayal of life in the n…

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Circle Mirror Transformation review – sign up for Annie Baker's drama class by David Jays

Home, ManchesterDirected by Bijan Sheibani, Baker’s play follows five acting students whose role play reveals more than they expect‘I would like to say that I write for everyone,” the …

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Vault Festival: Our pick of the best shows to see in week eight by Fergus Morgan

Vault Festival finally comes to a close this Sunday, after two weird and wacky months underneath Waterloo. Here are five shows not

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)

José Rivera on Kiss of the Spider Woman: I had to kill what I loved by José Rivera

When Rivera re-read Manuel Puig’s book he loved its surreal dialogue and brilliant footnotes. But something had to give. He explains what he sacrificed for his stage version – and why he…

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Monday, March 12, 2018 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/11-3/12/2018

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Monday, March 12, 2018 - Monday, March 12, 2018.

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A Bit of Theatre History: Shakespeare, Female Characters, and Big Leads by Holger Syme

It’s been a while since I’ve written anything on here about the distant past — it’s been a while since I’ve written anything on here at all! — but because…

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Prompting Creativity in the Classroom by Lindsay Price

Character Prompts You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one. ~ James Froude Students often miss connecting character development as part of the writi…

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Kehlani Fangirls Over Ed Sheeran & Talks Collaborations by Young Hollywood

Kehlani Fangirls Over Ed Sheeran & Talks CollaborationsYoung Hollywood catches up with the fierce and talented Kehlani at the iHeartRadio Music Awards where she reveals what she would cure i…

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Mean Girls Musical Begins on Broadway March 12 by Ryan McPhee

The musical, based on the 2004 comedy, features a book by original screenwriter Tina Fey, marking her Broadway debut.

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Off-Broadway Premiere of The Stone Witch Begins at Westside Theatre by Olivia Clement

The Wonder Years' Dan Lauria stars in the new play about creativity, ambition, and imagination.

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Valerie Simpson Makes Broadway Debut in Chicago March 12; Chaz Lamar Shepherd Also Joins Cast by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning revival continues at the Ambassador Theatre.

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Rise’s Joe Tippett Proves His Theatre Credentials by Ruthie Fierberg

He may play the football coach on NBC’s new series Rise, but the Broadway actor and former Waitress star is a theatre kid through and through.

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Brandon Victor Dixon, Beth Malone, More Pay Tribute to Tony Winner Dick Scanlan March 12 by Andrew Gans

The benefit for Off-Broadway's Transport Group will be held at The Current.

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Admissions Opens at Lincoln Center Theater Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Joshua Harmon’s new play examines the ideals and contradictions of liberal white America.

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Harvey Fierstein, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Andrew Rannells Celebrate 16 Years of Hairspray March 12 by Andrew Gans

Julie Halston hosts the annual charity concert Broadway Belts for PFF!.

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So Fetch! Tina Fey's Mean Girls Musical Arrives on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway premiere production of the new musical Mean Girls begins performances on March 12 at the August Wilson Theatre. Featuring a book by the film's screenwriter, Tina Fey, m…

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Valerie Simpson & Chaz Lamar Shepherd Return to Broadway in Chicago by Andy Lefkowitz

Music star Valerie Simpson and stage alum Chaz Lamar Shepherd join the cast of Broadway's Chicago on March 12. Simpson takes on the role of Matron "Mama" Morton while Shepherd …

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Dance News: Barneys New York Announces "Mantle," A Virtual Reality Experience in Partnership with Martha Graham Dance Company and Samsung by The Dance Enthusiast

Barneys New York announces "Mantle," a Virtual Reality experience in partnership with Martha Graham Dance Company and Samsung. Four principal dancers from the Martha Graham Dance Company emb…

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How the Late Sam Shepard Helped Direct This New Play - Daniel Aukin on staging Joshua Harmon's 'Admissions'

Daniel Aukin on staging Joshua Harmon's Admissions---In Joshua Harmon's Admissions, set at a tony New England prep school, über-competitive senior Charlie (played by Ben Edelman) goes o…

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