Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL ‘BE MORE CHILL’ IS EXPLOSIVE FUN: REVIEW by James Feinberg

The musical Be More Chill has some baggage. It’s about high school angst that verges on cliché, and it’s a showcase for the kind of head-banging pop, in this case by composer/lyricist J…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Hot, Cold, and Everything in Between: ‘Be More Chill’ by Matthew Wexler

Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz's social media sensation musical finally arrives Off-Broadway, and the results are pretty electric.

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Be More Chill Review: Sci-Fi Fantasy of Teen Angst Makes it to Off-Broadway by Jonathan Mandell

To outsiders, Be More Chill is a hyper-energetic pop-rock musical opening tonight Off-Broadway, starring Will Roland (Dear Evan Hansen) as a high school student named Jeremy Heere who sees h…

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Review: A High School Meltdown Heats Up ‘Be More Chill’ by Ben Brantley

This high-energy, high-anxiety musical, a hit on social media even before it opened, reflects the metabolism of its teenage audience.

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Chicago's Amy Morton will direct an all-women 'Glengarry Glen Ross' on Broadway by Chris Jones

The Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble member Amy Morton will direct a Broadway revival of David Mamet’s “Glengarry Glen Ross.” Only there’s a difference. All of the characters will be wom…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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A Quick Chat with Joanna Weinberg, composer / writer / director of The Secret Singer by Matt Edwards

Today we catch up with composer / writer / director Joanna Weinberg, whose brand new show The Secret Singer will have it’s world premiere at the Eternity Playhouse Darlinghurst from 28…

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Review: Be More Chill by Brian Scott Lipton

Adults (especially those attending without the young ones) may be less inclined to swallow this Chill pill.

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Trying to Understand Why Dopey, Shrill ‘Be More Chill’ Has So Many Fans by David Cote

'Be More Chill' lacks the yearning and pain of 'Dear Evan Hansen,' the whip-smart satire of 'Mean Girls,' and has a generic score. Why do people love it?

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Bette Midler Caves, Does Interview with “GMA” Because There Are Lots of Expensive Seats Available for “Hello, Dolly!” by Roger Friedman

Bette Midler and “Hello, Dolly!” were very arrogant when the Divine Miss M opened in “Hello, Dolly!” She did no interviews, nothing, Categories: Featured Theater(R…

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Wide Open Walls 2018 ‘extravaganza’ kicks off, turning Sacramento streets into works of art

Billed as a “full-blown street art extravaganza,” this year’s Wide Open Walls festival kicked off Thursday morning outside Sacramento State’s Shasta Hall. There, Rep. Doris Matsui, M…

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Be More Chill: pics, video and review by New York Theater

To outsiders, “Be More Chill” is a hyper-energetic pop-rock musical opening tonight Off-Broadway, starring Will Roland (“Dear Evan Hansen”) as a high school student n…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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What will happen to the Tonys if Les Moonves leaves CBS by Michael Riedel

Les Moonves, the embattled head of CBS, once told me: “The Tony Awards are part of this network’s heritage. The telecast is a money-loser for CBS, but there are certain things that are m…

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Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh In on BE MORE CHILL Off-Broadway by Review Roundups

The highly anticipated musical Be More Chill celebrates its official off-Broadway opening night tonight The production runs through September 23 at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Sq…

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Aristocrats, Donmar Warehouse review - fresh but uneven by Aleks.sierz

Anti-naturalistic revival of Brian Friel's elegiac tribute to the Catholic nobility is oddly unemotionalChekhovian is a rather over-used word when it comes to describing some of the lat…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Bull Durham Ensnared in Alleged Fraud by Marc Hershberg

Investors in 'Bull Durham' were allegedly caught stealing as the show bolted for Broadway.

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Switzerland review – Patricia Highsmith plots a playful murder by Michael Billington

Ustinov Studio, BathThe writer gets a mystery visitor in Joanna Murray-Smith’s smartly self-referential salute to her riveting crime tales‘The most important crime novelist in practice,…

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Audra McDonald, Caissie Levy and More to Sleep Out For Homeless Youth by BroadwayWorld

Rachel Brosnahan, Audra McDonald, Keala Settle, Capathia Jenkins, Jason Ralph, Darius de Hass, Caissie Levy, Jeff Calhoun, Molly Quinn, Sam Pinkleton, Angela Grovey, Michael McElroy, Rita Ha…

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Breaking: Amy Morton Slated to Direct All-Female Broadway Production of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominee Amy Morton is confirmed to direct an all-female cast in the new Broadway production of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS.

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Eric Anderson of Pretty Woman by Broadway.com

Eric Anderson stopped by Broadway.com HQ to chat about Pretty Woman and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Wave Those Hands in the Air & Watch These Clips from Gettin' the Band Back Together by Broadway.com

Check out these super fun clips from the new musical Gettin' the Band Back Together.

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All-Female Glengarry Glen Ross, Directed by Amy Morton, to Arrive on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

David Mamet's Pulitzer-winning play Glengarry Glen Ross is returning to Broadway in a production like you've never seen before. The new staging, directed by two-time Tony nomine…

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‘Chicago P.D.’ Star Amy Morton To Stage All-Female ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ On Broadway by Greg Evans

An all-female cast will hit Broadway in David Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Glengarry Glen Ross next year under the direction of Chicago P.D. actress Amy Morton. The new producti…

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All-female ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ coming to Broadway in May 2019 by Caitlin Huston

An all-female version of “Glengarry Glen Ross” is coming to Broadway in May 2019. The David Mamet play will be directed by Amy Morton. The creative team, cast and Broadway theater will b…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Amy Morton Will Direct All-Female Broadway Revival of Glengarry Glen Ross by Andrew Gans

Performances of the David Mamet play will begin in May 2019.

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Calling high school artists: Fill this historic hotel with art before its demolition

At the start of the month, the long-abandoned Mansion Inn in downtown Sacramento was filled with almost twenty artists between the ages of 14 and 18. Throughout the day, the … Click to…

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BWW TV: Watch Highlights from GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld TV

Gettin' The Band Back Together is now playing on Broadway, opening on Monday, August 13 at The Belasco Theatre. Get a first look at the boys in action below

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Watch Clips From Broadway's Gettin' the Band Back Together by Playbill Staff

The new musical opens August 13 at the Belasco Theatre.

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Classical Theatre of Harlem Appoints Carl Cofield Associate Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

Cofield will play a key role in furthering refining and implementing CTH's artistic vision through his new position.

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From Stage Managers to Radio City Tour Guides to Wardrobe Crew, Check out this Week's BWW Classifieds 8/9 by BroadwayWorld

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 892018 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

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BWW TV: BE MORE CHILL Opens Off-Broadway Tonight- Watch Live at 10pm! by BroadwayWorld

Tune in at 10pm to watch the company celebrate opening night LIVE And while you're waiting, watch clips of the cast in action.

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Stage review: 12 Peers mines meta adaptation of 'The Seagull' by Christopher Rawson

The audience is invited to participate in the play with the “Stupid” title, inspired by Chekhov and performed by a capable cast.

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Odds & Ends: Jenn Colella & Chilina Kennedy Will Team Up for Call It Love & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Jenn Colella & Chilina Kennedy Will Team Up for Call It Love Broadway sweethearts Jenn Colella (Come From Away) and C…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Take an Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Look at Meet Me in St. Louis at St. Louis' Muny by Hannah Vine

Erin Dilly and Husband Stephen R. Buntrock star in the production that began performances August 4.

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In the Moment: ‘The Bridges of Madison County’ at the Keegan Theatre by David Siegel

Iowa can seem such a mythical place. That crossed my mind as I took in the Keegan Theatre’s top-notch production of the bittersweet, mystical romance of The Bridges of Madison County. Sure…

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Stage review: Pittsburgh CLO's 'Modern Millie' exudes retro charm by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Leslie Uggams and Lenora Nemetz command the spotlight in a thoroughly perky season-ending production.

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Complete Casting Announced for National Tour of Hello, Dolly! by Mark A. Robinson

The National Tour of the current Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! will commence on September 30, 2018, in the Connor Palace at Cleveland’s Playhouse Square, ahead of an official openin…

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Theatre Criticism Now: Twitter Chat 13 August 2018 by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By HowlRound. Announcing a #howlround twitter chat on the state of theatre criticism now on Monday 13 August at 4pmET.

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They've Got Elegance! Meet the Company of the HELLO, DOLLY! National Tour by BroadwayWorld

The full cast has been announcedfor the first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly, starring Broadway legend, Tony Award winner Betty Buckley.As Broad…

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VIDEO: On This Day, August 9- Happy Birthday, Anna Kendrick! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of Tony and Academy Award-nominated actor and author, Anna Kendrick

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Photo Flash: First Look At The Cast Of WASTED At Southwark Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Through the lens of a rock documentary,Wastedis a brand new musical that gives an access-all-areas account of the struggles, heartbreaks and triumphs of the three Bronte sisters Charlotte, E…

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Khris Davis and DeWanda Wise to Star in Donja R. Love's Fireflies Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Sweat actor and the She’s Gotta Have It star pair up for the world premiere at Atlantic Theater Company.

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Design Credit Where It’s Due by American Theatre Editors

We happily publish photos showcasing the work of theatre designers. Is it too much for them to ask for some acknowledgement?

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See Anastasia, Avenue Q, Summer, and More Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park by Hannah Vine

The free concert series continued August 9.

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Photo Flash: Get A First Look At OLIVER at Goodspeed Musicals by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Goodspeed's production of OLIVER Check out all new photos from the production below

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Review: ‘The Bridges of Madison County’ at the Keegan Theatre by Em Skow

Based on the novel by Robert James Waller, The Bridges of Madison County finds Francesca, a World War Two war bride from Italy, living on a farm in Winterset, Iowa in 1965 with a husband an…

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What Does It Take to Be a Dance Captain at Carousel? by Ryan McPhee

Corey John Snide and Craig Salstein discuss the responsibility of preserving Justin Peck’s Tony-winning choreography.

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‘Tootsie’ musical to open on Broadway in April 2019 by Deadline

"Tootsie," the musical adaptation of the hit 1982 Dustin Hoffman comedy, will begin previews March 29, 2019, at the Marquis Theatre, with an opening date of Tuesday, April 23.

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for New Broadway Comedy The Nap by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for The Nap, a new comedy about the world of snooker—the British version of pool—written by Olivier nominee Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors). The produ…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Kyle Taylor Parker Takes on Seven Questions About Smokey Joe's Cafe, His Debut Album, & Combining Broadway with Soul

Kyle Taylor Parker talks about co-starring in the new Smokey Joe's Cafe, his debut album, and filming Jesus Christ Superstar Live.

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Times Square Revitalizer Cora Cahan To Step Down From Long-Running Role In Nonprofit Group by Greg Evans

Cora Cahan, a key figure in the transformation of Times Square from porn wasteland to New York’s premiere family-friendly tourist destination, will step down next year from her positio…

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Photo Flash: First Look at HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA by BroadwayWorld

Get a first look at theEuropean premiere of Jordan Seavey's Homos, or Everyone in America at the Finborough Theatre. Josh Seymour directs Tyrone Huntley The Academic, Harry McEntire The Writ…

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BWW Social: Go Behind The Scenes Of The Vineyard's REBEL VERSES On BWW's Instagram! by BroadwayWorld

Today on our Instagram, go behind the scenes of Vineyard Theatre and Developing Artists' REBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival, now through August18 at Vineyard Theatre.

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Tootsie to Play Broadway's Marquis Theatre; Dates & Casting Confirmed by Andy Lefkowitz

The highly anticipated main-stem premiere of Tootsie has found its Broadway home. The new musical based on the beloved 1982 comedy flick will set up shop at the Marquis Theatre, beginning&nb…

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Elegance! Lewis J. Stadlen, Nic Rouleau, Analisa Leaming & More Complete the Hello, Dolly! Tour Cast by Ryan Gilbert

Where the lights are bright as the stars! The upcoming national tour of Hello, Dolly! has announced its full cast, including two-time Tony nominee Lewis J. Stadlen (A Funny Thing Happened on…

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‘Has considerable vitality & nerve’: ANTIGONE – Edinburgh Fringe ★★★ by Thom Dibdin

Antigone presented by Amplify Time and New Celts at TheSpace on the Mile, attempts to bring the concerns of Ancient Greece to the contemporary arena. If unresolved tensions in the script mea…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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After Years Helping to Reinvent 42nd Street, Cora Cahan Will Step Down by Amanda Svachula

Over 28 years, the arts administrator helped spearhead the refurbishment of a once-seedy district and kept several classic theaters in use.

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Lewis J. Stadlen, Nic Rouleau, Analisa Leaming and More to Don Their Sunday Clothes in HELLO, DOLLY! National Tour by BroadwayWorld

The full cast has been announcedfor the first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly, starring Broadway legend, Tony Award winner Betty Buckley.

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PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL Cast Recording Will Get September 21st Release by TV News Desk

Atlantic Records has announced the release of 'PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING,' the official companion to the eagerly awaited new musical based on Garry Marshall's…

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Get an Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Look at Disney's Freaky Friday Musical by Olivia Clement

See stars Cozi Zuehlsdorff and Heidi Blickenstaff on set as well as interviews with Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey.

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Dancing with the Stars Champion Mark Ballas Joins Kinky Boots by Mark A. Robinson

Ballroom dance professional Mark Ballas, star of the TV reality hit show Dancing with the Stars, will join the Broadway cast of Kinky Boots in the role of Charlie Price. An Emmy-nominated, M…

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Podcast: King’s Head Theatre artistic director Adam Spreadbury-Maher on spinning lots of plates & doubling in size by Featured Content

Have you bookmarked Stagedoor's new weekly theatre podcast In House? This week's episode sees MyTheatreMates co-founder Terri Paddock interviewing King's Head Theatre artistic director Adam …

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Theatre News: Baltimore Center Stage Announces Stephanie Ybarra to become Artistic Director by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

After a nationwide search, Baltimore Center Stage is excited to announce Stephanie Ybarra has been tapped to become the theater’s next Artistic Director. Ybarra comes to Baltimore Center S…

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Ad Libido review – taking female pleasure into her own hands by Catherine Love

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghFran Bushe’s comedy uses glitter and smart songs to advocate better understanding of sex for womenFran Bushe wants to fix sex. Armed with glitter, songs and a…

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Broadway Star Alexandra Silber Bares Her Soul in a New Memoir About Grief by Charles Isherwood, Charles Isherwood

It was making her Broadway debut, 10 years after her father's death, that prompted Alexandra Silber to write about the lingering aspects of grief.

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VIDEO: Watch Bette Midler Talk HELLO, DOLLY on GOOD MORNING AMERICA by Stage Tube

The show-stopping actress and legend reflects with ABC News' Robin Roberts on her divine career, from 'Beaches' and 'Hocus Pocus' to Broadway.

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Watch the Cast of Pretty Woman: The Musical Perform on Today by Olivia Clement

See Samantha Barks, Andy Karl, and more in this sneak peek at the new Broadway musical.

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Lewis J. Stadlen, Nic Rouleau, More to Join Betty Buckley in Hello, Dolly! National Tour by Ryan McPhee

The tour will launch September 30 in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Token Theatre Friends: Chilling With Summer Theatre by American Theatre Editors

This week, the Friends interview Joe Iconis about 'Be More Chill' and teenagers, and review the 'Twelfth Night' musical and 'Straight White Men.'

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‘Adheres to clear storytelling’: THE ODYSSEY – Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Michael Davis

The Odyssey by Homer is one of the great epic sagas of Ancient Greece. Unlike other contemporary ‘heroes’, Odysseus wasn’t celebrated because of how strong, swift or brave he was.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Atalla Ayan Named ‘Emerging Star of the Year’ at San Francisco Opera by Ruthie Fierberg

The tenor was voted the winner of the 2018 Emerging Star Competition.

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Shaw Festival’s Henry V is high concept but emotionally remote by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Actors portray soldiers who are rehearsing the title Shakespeare play, thus the whole production is kept at a consistent ironic remove, writes Karen Fricker.

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Bette Midler on Why Hello, Dolly! Is One of the Highlights of Her Life by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony winner talks to Good Morning America about returning to the role on Broadway.

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Christy Altomare, Zach Adkins, Alysha Umphress & More Will Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park Today! Watch LIVE at 12:30! by BroadwayWorld

Broadway in Bryant Park is back The 2018 program will bring the best of Broadway together for free performances for six consecutive weeks through Thursday, August 16. New Yorkers and visitor…

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Five Burning Questions with The Play That Goes Wrong Star Harrison Unger

Harrison Unger talks how how auditioning for The Play That Goes Wrong was like auditioning for American Idol, his surprising favorite comedy film, and his most embarrassing stage mishap.

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DESERT SONG by Jeremy Gerard

As the Best Musical continues to soar, Sasson Gabay brings a different take to the role of Tewfiq.

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‘This lively & entertaining production showcases a whole wealth of talent’: BRING IT ON – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

This lively and entertaining production showcases a whole wealth of talent from the British Theatre Academy. Loosely based on the film starring Kirsten Dunst, Bring It On makes for a lively …

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Watch the Cast of PRETTY WOMEN: THE MUSICAL Sing 'You're Beautiful' on TODAY by Stage Tube

More than 28 years after Julia Roberts and Richard Were stole our hearts in Pretty Woman, Broadway has brought the beloved love story to the stage. The cast of Pretty Woman The Musical hits …

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Snoop Dogg and Tamar Braxton to Star in New Musical Redemption of a Dogg by Olivia Clement

The show, which will feature Snoop Dogg's music, will debut in Houston before heading on tour across the U.S.

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Tootsie to Play Broadway's Marquis Theatre; Cast & Dates Announced by Andy Lefkowitz

The highly anticipated main-stem premiere of Tootsie has found its Broadway home. The new musical based on the beloved 1982 comedy flick will set up shop at the Marquis Theatre, beginning&nb…

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Beloved by Darryl Reilly

Translated into English from the Swedish by Charlotte Barslund, Ms. Langseth’s trite sexual obsession scenario is reminiscent of the novels of Patricia Highsmith and the French thriller fi…

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Busch Stadium becomes a Spartan obstacle course this weekend

The race will take competitors into every section of Busch Stadium — from nosebleeds to warning track

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Longing Pinocchio by Lara Altunian

The post Longing Pinocchio appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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London Open: a snapshot of the artistic zeitgeist

The latest edition of Whitechapel Art Gallery’s triennial show packs a real political punch

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Review: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Lights Over Tesco Car Park, Pleasance Dome by Joseph Winer

★★★★★ Sometimes a show does something a little bit special. Poltergeist Theatre’s Lights Over Tesco Car Park is a disco-infused, The post Review: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Light…

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Atlantic Theater Company's Middle Eastern MixFest Kicks Off With Salim Salim by Olivia Clement

Stav Palti-Negev's drama is the first in a series of free readings taking place at the Off-Broadway theatre through August 16.

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Dancing dads are the new darlings of social media. Here’s why we need more of them. by Sarah L. Kaufman

Father dancing for his sick child is the opposite of embarrassing; it’s beautiful.

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JERSEY BOYS Alum Mark Ballas Will Strut His Stuff as Charlie in KINKY BOOTS by BroadwayWorld

Kinky Bootsannounce today that Emmy-nominated and two-time Dancing with the Stars champion Mark Ballas will take over the role of 'Charlie Price' in the Tony Award-winning musical beginning …

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The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Welcomes HEAD OVER HEELS' Bonnie Milligan by Broadwaysted

Guys It's official. This week, 'Heaven is a Place on Earth' because we're laughing and sharing a few cocktails with Bonnie Milligan, the breakout star of Broadway's Head Over Heels

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Breaking: TOOTSIE Finds It's Home on Broadway! Opening Set for April 2019 at the Marquis Theatre by BroadwayWorld

SCOTT SANDERS PRODUCTIONS just announced that the new comedy musical TOOTSIE will open on Broadway on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Marquis Theatre 210 West 46thStreet in the heart of Times…

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BWW Album Review: Lena Hall's OBSESSED: DAVID BOWIE is Delightfully Fresh by David Clarke

Two-thirds of the way through her ambitious 12-EP OBSESSED project, Lena Hall's August release honors rock genius David Bowie. Across its five tracks, OBSESSED DAVID BOWIE is a delightful su…

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Patrick Stewart exclusive interview: ‘Now may be the time for me to play Falstaff’ by Nick Clark

Patrick Stewart, one of Britain’s great classical actors, vividly remembers panicking at the prospect of appearing in a Shakespeare production five years

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Unsung review – sharp attack on personality-obsessed politics by Catherine Love

Summerhall, EdinburghValentijn Dhaenens takes us behind the speechifying in a compelling study of how politicians operateIt’s six years since Valentijn Dhaenens blasted fringe-goers with h…

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Photo Flash: First Look at ARISTOCRATS at the Donmar by BroadwayWorld

Ballybeg Hall once played host to grand balls, musical evenings, tennis parties its rooms busy, bursting with painters, poets and politicians. And presiding over all of it, the imposing figu…

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Former operator of Peterborough’s Broadway ‘owes £68k in unpaid business rates’ by Giverny Masso

Further claims have emerged that money is owed by the former manager of Peterborough’s Broadway Theatre, with the venue’s local council claiming

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Hear Joe Iconis’ ‘Kaboom’ Like You’ve Never Heard It Before by Ruthie Fierberg

Iconis and George Salazar go inside the album Two-Player Game on this special recording of the song.

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Edinburgh Review: [insert slogan here] at ZOO Sanctuary by Eve Allin

'He holds us as if we are children': Eve Allin on an intimate hour with [insert slogan here]'s Sam Ward. The post Edinburgh Review: [insert slogan here] at ZOO Sanctuary appeared first on Ex…

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Edinburgh Review: Check Up – Our NHS at 70 at Traverse Theatre by Freddie Machin

'An indictment of all of us': Freddie Machin reviews Mark Thomas' illusion-shattering take on the state of the NHS. The post Edinburgh Review: Check Up – Our NHS at 70 at Traverse Thea…

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Head Over Heels by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Under Michael Mayer’s fast-paced direction, "Head Over Heels" starts badly and busily but eventually slows down to a delightful Elizabethan parody on love and gender. While not all of The …

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Steppenwolf sets lineup for fall 2018's "Lookout" series, featuring work from Lucky Plush and Lin Hixson by Kt Hawbaker

On Thursday, Steppenwolf announced the lineup for its fall 2018 “Lookout” series, with a shorter list of performers staging longer engagements. Kicking things off will be Steppenwolf’s…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Broadway’s ‘Tootsie’ Musical Announces Venue, Sets Opening Date by Greg Evans

Tootsie, the musical adaptation of the hit 1982 Dustin Hoffman comedy, has announced its opening date and Broadway venue: Director Scott Ellis’ staging will begin previews March 29, 2…

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See the First Photo of Steven Pasquale & Kerry Washington in American Son by Lindsey Sullivan

Stage and screen stars Steven Pasquale and Kerry Washington are set to star in Christopher Demos-Brown's American Son this fall. The duo will play a couple looking for their missing teen…

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Bette Midler on Returning to Hello, Dolly! & Toasting Beaches' 30th Anniversary by Broadway.com

Bette Midler recently reprised her Tony-winning performance in Hello, Dolly! at the Shubert Theatre, and will continue to delight audiences through the conclusion of the show's…

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Tootsie Musical to Play Broadway's Marquis Theatre; Dates Announced by Andy Lefkowitz

The highly anticipated Broadway premiere of Tootsie has found its Broadway home. The new musical based on the beloved 1982 comedy flick will set up shop at the Marquis Theatre, beginning&nbs…

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Mark Ballas to Join Broadway's High-Heeled Hit Kinky Boots by Andy Lefkowitz

Dancing with the Stars champ and former Broadway.com vlogger Mark Ballas will take over the role of Charlie Price in the Tony-winning musical Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre beginni…

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Watch Samantha Barks & Andy Karl Sing from Broadway's Pretty Woman Musical on Today by Broadway.com

Performances are underway for the new musical Pretty Woman, based on the smash 1990 film. Stars Samantha Barks and Andy Karl paid a visit to Today on August 9 to show off the rocki…

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‘Tootsie’ to play the Marquis Theatre this spring by Caitlin Huston

The musical adaptation of “Tootsie” has chosen the Marquis Theatre as its Broadway home. After playing a “Chicago” engagement, the musical will begin previews at the …

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Tootsie Musical, Starring Santino Fontana, Sets Broadway Dates and Theatre by Ryan McPhee

The musical will first premiere in Chicago September 11–October 14.

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Celebrating 5000 shows, here’s why we love Wicked! by Carly-Ann Clements

The first week of Kids Week has been and gone. And what a week it's been. Over the past seven days, hundreds of children aged 16 or under have made life-long memories by seeing a show for fr…

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Dancing With the Stars Champ Mark Ballas Will Join Cast of Broadway’s Kinky Boots by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning musical continues at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

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Sing Along Performances For Bat Out Of Hell Announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Producers have announced that audiences are now invited to sing along at certain performances of Bat Out Of Hell the musical. This post Sing Along Performances For Bat Out Of…

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Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Steven Pasquale and Kerry Washington in AMERICAN SON by BroadwayWorld

We've got your first look at American Son stars Steven Pasquale and Kerry Washington, who are gearing up to star in the new Broadway play, beginning performances on Saturday, October 6, 2018…

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BWW TV: Watch Will Roland Belt It Out in New Song from BE MORE CHILL- Opens Tonight! by BroadwayWorld TV

Below, watch as Will Roland performs Jeremy's Act 1 closer, 'Loser Geek Whatever.'

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Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch: SUMMER's Storm Lever Cooks Up Some HOT STUFFed Peppers! by BroadwayWorld TV

In this episode, we bring you the star of Summer-Duckling Donna herself, Storm Lever Check out the recipe for Katie's HOT STUFFed Peppersbelow

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Tony-Winning Torch Song Trilogy Producer John Glines Dies at 84 by Ryan McPhee

Mr. Glines was the first person to thank a same-sex partner in an acceptance speech at a major awards show.

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11 recommended shows to see now

"20,000 Leagues Under the Seas" ✭✭✭ 1/2 Say "Nemo" and most kids now think of the Disney clown fish. But in 1870, the great Jules Verne imagined Captain Nemo as a misanthropic, Homeric…

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Masterclass to showcase new playwrights in West End by Robin Johnson

Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust has selected the winning scripts from their ‘Pitch Your Play’ scheme, offering free tickets to staged readings. The post Masterclass to showcase…

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Tootsie Finds Its Broadway Home: Opening Date Announced by Mark A. Robinson

David Yazbek, coming off his Tony-win for Best Score for this season’s Best Musical winner The Band’s Visit, is readying his next offering for the Broadway stage. Tootsie, based on the p…

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Actress says Geoffrey Rush touched her inappropriately by Associated Press

The actress at the center of Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush’s defamation suit against a Sydney newspaper alleged he touched her breast and lower back during a Shakespeare production thr…

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These ‘Hamilton’ performers have to be ready to go onstage at a moment’s notice by Nelson Pressley

The life of a “swing”: You must be good under pressure, and “can’t go on and be frantic.”

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Box Office Worker Jennifer Caldwell Made Full Cast Member of KNIGHTS OF THE ROSE by BroadwayWorld

Actress Jennifer Caldwell, was working on the box office at the Arts Theatre West End when the show's Producer asked for her help. Due to an unfortunate bout of cast illness, they needed to…

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Braham Murray: an inspiration beyond the world of theatre by Jacqueline Rose

The theatre director Braham Murray was my cousin and closest friend. He enjoyed sustained and loyal relationships; for the past 10 years his partner was the theatre producer Patricia Weller.…

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Controversial £2m touring fund for Scotland is launched by Giverny Masso

A controversial £2 million touring fund from Creative Scotland has now opened for applications. The fund for theatre and dance is a

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The ONE Thing We Can All Do To Develop Future Audiences.

Building the audience of the future is not only a passion of mine, it’s a necessity. I plan on producing shows for the rest of my days (and somehow I’m going to figure out a way …

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‘Compact, effective & stellar one-hour script’: SILK ROAD (How To Buy Drugs Online) – Trafalgar Studios ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Technology. Drugs. The Silk Road. We find ourselves in an age where reliance is at an all-time high. What do we rely on? Things to change the reality of our situation.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Some Edinburgh Fringe venues no better than sweatshops, report claims by Georgia Snow

Front-of-house, box office and technical staff at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe are routinely exploited by employers and forced to work in unfair

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Baltimore Center Stage Names Stephanie Ybarra Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

Ybarra will start her transition from the Public Theater to Center Stage in October.

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Check Out the Cast of Pretty Woman: The Musical in Rehearsals by Olivia Clement

Take a look behind the scenes as the show, now in previews, prepares to open on Broadway.

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How Head Over Heels Star Bonnie Milligan Landed Her Debut as a Broadway Leading Lady by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares how Milligan was first discovered for The Go-Go’s musical, plus stories from Christine Ebersole and Sierra Boggess.

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David Cromer will take the stage with Broadway's "The Waverly Gallery" by Chris Jones

David Cromer is returning to the Broadway stage. The Chicago-honed, Tony Award-winning director will be part of the cast of Kenneth Lonergan's dark comedy "The Waverly Gallery," slated to op…

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Bring It On at Southwark Playhouse — frothy, frantic and hard to resist

Co-written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, this exuberant musical lifts the lid on high school cheerleading

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The Band's Visit Tony Winner David Cromer Joins Cast of The Waverly Gallery on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

David Cromer, the Tony-winning director of The Band's Visit, will return to acting this fall, completing the cast of the Broadway premiere production of The Waverly Galler…

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First Look at Aristocrats at Donmar Warehouse by Hannah Vine

The production runs through September 22.

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Everything you need to know about the Inheritance

What happens when the giving tree gives too much to the new generation? What, then, does the future hold for them? Will the inheritance of their forebears rule their lives? What does the cur…

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Bat Out Of Hell announces singalong performances by Robin Johnson

At newly announced singalong performances, audiences will be able to enjoy belting along with Bat Out Of Hell The Musical. The post Bat Out Of Hell announces singalong performances appeared …

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Review: A Young Woman’s Quest for Love and Passion in Off-Broadway’s ‘Beloved’ by Megan Wrappe

By Megan Wrappe, Contributing Writer, August 9, 2018 Discovering how life works is what resonates the most in Lisa Langseth’s one-woman show Beloved, starring Ellinor DiLorenzo and directe…

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Jazz Festival Review: Moments From Newport, 2018 by Milo Miles

One aspect of Newport I treasure is that it shows me, every time, how much I don’t know.

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Travel the High Line With The Lion King’s Bradley Gibson by Marc J. Franklin

Broadway’s newest Simba takes us along the elevated park, giving a glimpse at how he enjoys summer.

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Stacy Keach Shares Story of Heart Attack During Performance of PAMPLONA and How the Show Must Go On by BroadwayWorld

Stacy Keach is speaking out with The New York Times about suffering a heart attack during a performance of Pamplona last year at Chicago's Goodman Theatre, and how he's ready to get back on …

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David Cromer Completes Cast of Kenneth Lonergan's THE WAVERLY GALLERY by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has just learnedthat actor and award-winning directorDavid Cromercompletes the cast for the Broadway premiere of Academy Award winnerKenneth Lonergan'sThe Waverly Gallery. Crom…

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Original Carrie Star Linzi Hateley Will Play Mrs. Johnstone in Blood Brothers Tour by Andrew Gans

The autumn U.K. tour will kick off September 4 in Bromley.

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The Tape Face Show review – kohl-eyed comedian comes unstuck by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Sam Wills’ mime and prop-act is a big draw, but his new show ramps up expectations with too little comedy payoff A new show, with all-new routines, from the …

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The Band's Visit Director David Cromer Joins Cast of The Waverly Gallery on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Tony winner joins Elaine May, Michael Cera, Joan Allen, and Lucas Hedges in the Kenneth Lonergan play.

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‘Nasty truths lie behind the scattergun satire’: THE LAIRD’S BIG BREAXIT – Edinburgh Fringe ★★★ by Thom Dibdin

Nasty truths lie behind the cartoonish nature of The Laird’s Big Breaxit in the Library at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.

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Derek DelGaudio Conjurs Life After His Off-Broadway Smash ‘In & Of Itself’; Hollywood’s Been Watching by Greg Evans

When Derek DelGaudio's 72-week, four-time-extended Off Broadway run of his accurately titled In & Of Itself vanishes August 19 from the 150-seat Daryl Roth Theatre, the one-man-show will…

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Silence UK Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Mercury Theatre Colchester, Wiltshire Creative and Unity Theatre Liverpool are to co-produce Nicola Werenowska’s new play Silence. Runner-up in the inagural Mercury…

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'Holding the Man' at Pride Arts: Gay memoir is at once messy, inconsistent and powerful by Chris Jones

The Pride Films and Plays production of “Holding the Man,” the stage adaptation of a famed 1995 memoir by Timothy Conigrave, is a low-budget affair with barely a set, let alone sophistic…

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See Once On This Island Receive Actors’ Equity’s Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award by Hannah Vine

The award honors shows that exemplify and promote diversity, inclusion, non-traditional casting, and equal opportunity.

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, August 9, 2018 by Susan Grace

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For National Book Lovers Day: A Shelf’s Worth of Mae West Books! by Trav S.D.

A post in conjunction with our upcoming West Fest, the Mae West Festival in NYC, Aug. 17-29, 2018.  It’s National Book Lovers Day! May we suggest these excellent tomes about everyone…

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David Cromer to join the cast of ‘The Waverly Gallery’ by Caitlin Huston

Coming off of his Tony Award win for Best Director of a Musical, David Cromer is returning to acting this season in “The Waverly Gallery.” Cromer will play the role of Howard Fin…

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World Premiere Of Cuckoo At Soho Theatre Explores Gender Identity by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The world premiere of debut playwright Lisa Carroll’s Cuckoo at Soho Theatre will explore gender identity, belonging and ego. This post World Premiere Of Cuckoo At Soho…

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Rapid Fire Q&A Session with Marianne Oldham from A Monster Calls

Marianne Oldham is a highly prolific and talented stage and television actress currently starring in the Old Vic production of A Monster Calls, which is adapted by Sally Cookson from P…

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Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 8/8/18 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 8/8/18. "As You Like It" and "Heisenberg" at Shakespeare & Company, "Aliens" at Chester, The Capitol Steps in Lenox and arts news for WMass and No. CT.

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Review: "West Side Story" at Barrington Stage by Mark G Auerbach and Benjamin Jacek

Westfield News Group Review: "West Side Story" at Barrington Stage, in celebration of the centennials of Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins. Dynamic choreography by Robert LaFosse. .

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Review Round-up: Othello at Shakespeare’s Globe by Emma Clarendon

Mark Rylance and Sheila Atim star in Claire van Kampen’s production of Shakespeare's Othello, running in rep at The Globe until 13 October 2018. Here’s what critics have been saying abou…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Bat Out of Hell invites audiences to sing along for certain performance

‘You took the words right out of my mouth!’ The producers of Jim Steinman’s Bat Out of Hell – The Musical have announced five special performances during which audiences are invited …

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Photo Flash: First Look at the Double Bill of KING ARTHUR And THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ At The London Scoop By Free Open Air Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Having told so many classic tales from other cultures The London Scoop presents a double bill of KING ARTHUR and THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ.

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Lisa Carroll's Debut Play CUCKOO Will Premiere at Soho Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Shortlisted for the Papatango New Writing Prize, Cuckoo is the exciting world premiere from the distinctive new comic voice of debut playwright Lisa Carroll. Directed by Debbie Hannan Things…

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Christy Altomare, Zach Adkins Alysha Umphress & More Will Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park Today! by BroadwayWorld

Broadway in Bryant Park is back The 2018 program will bring the best of Broadway together for free performances for six consecutive weeks through Thursday, August 16. New Yorkers and visitor…

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BWW's On This Day - August 9, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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It’s True, It’s True, It’s True review at Underbelly, Edinburgh – ‘fascinating portrayal of 17th-century rape trial’ by Natasha Tripney

Artemisia Gentileschi was one of the most significant artists of her age. She painted at a time when women were not supposed

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Casting and UK Tour Dates Announced For SILENCE by BroadwayWorld

Runner-up of the inaugural Mercury Theatre playwriting prize with her play Hidden, Nicola Werenowska is soon to debut her latest work at the Mercury before it embarks on a UK tour.

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BWW Interview: Community Participants Talk PERICLES at the National Theatre by Gary Naylor

BroadwayWorld has spoken to Pericles director Emily Lim,writer Chris Bushand composer Jim Fortune. Now, we hear from community members Sue and Rehma. Sue is a staff member at one of the Nati…

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FIRST LOOK: Little Shop Of Horrors at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Take a look at Johan Persson’s wonderful first look production photos from Regent Park Open Air Theatre’s production of Little Shop Of Horrors. For the misfits of…

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The Broadway Ladies: Ms. August 2018: Rachel York by JK

Since the late 80's, she's been a fixture on the theater scene: on Broadway, off-Broadway, national tours and regional theater. She's created roles, and she's been a high profile replacement…

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Text of the Day: The Lieutenant of Inishmore by Aleks Sierz

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

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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One Love of Your Life, Selfless & True, Lasting Forever

At first glance, on paper, this show shouldn’t work. It Happened In Key West is based on a controversial topic, and add to the mixture singing and dancing, humour and farce, it has all the…

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Nina’s Got News review – Frank Skinner's debut play is fitfully funny by Mark Fisher

Pleasance Dome, EdinburghSome signature sex gags raise the odd laugh and a late religious theme intrigues – but really, the end can’t come too soonWhen Frank Skinner was on the way up as…

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Site-Specific Performance of A HAUNTED EXISTENCE Will Unearth Forgotten Gay Histories In The West Country by BroadwayWorld

A Haunted Existence will be staged at Bristol's Old Police Station at The Island from 13-23 September. Live Artist Tom Marshman has collaborated with historian Jeanie Sinclair to create the …

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VIDEO: Samantha Barks, Andy Karl, and the Cast of PRETTY WOMAN Rehearse 'You're Beautiful' by Stage Tube

All new footage has been released from inside the rehearsal room with the cast of Pretty Woman, starring Samantha Barks and Andy Karl. In the new video, the cast rehearses the song 'You're B…

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REVIEW: The Fishermen, Assembly George Square, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews the touring production of Gbolahan Obisesan’s adaptation of Chigozie Obioma’s The Fishermen, currently at Edinburgh Fringe. This post REVIEW: The Fishe…

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Review: It’s True, It’s True, It’s True, Edinburgh Fringe Festival by Scott Wilson

5 stars It’s True, It’s True, It’s True is a play which focuses on a specific event in history and The post Review: It’s True, It’s True, It’s True, Edinburgh Fringe …

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When apathy sets in: questioning ‘why’ more than ‘how’ in your theatregoing choices by Shanine Salmon

I see a lot of theatre productions, obviously, and whilst I still enjoy seeing new shows, new ideas and a creative piece that is genuinely exciting, I am starting to feel apathetic to much o…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Danielle Hope and Sam Ferriday join Rock of Ages cast by Georgia Snow

Danielle Hope and Sam Ferriday have been cast in the forthcoming tour of Rock of Ages, which begins next month. Hope will

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Edinburgh review: Girl World at The Space by Alice Saville

A riot grrl playground: Frisky Theatre's show is an entrancing, infuriating exploration of girlhood. The post Edinburgh review: Girl World at The Space appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Winners of Theatre Royal Haymarket playwriting competition announced by Giverny Masso

London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket has announced the winners of its Pitch Your Play competition – which gives three young writers a platform

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Wicked Plays Its 5000th Performance In London Tonight by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Wicked the musical is to play its 5000th performance in London tonight – 9 August 2018 at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. This post Wicked Plays Its 5000th Performance In …

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Cock, Cock… Who’s There? review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘fascinating and unsettling’ by Anna Winter

Five years ago, Finnish-born filmmaker Samira Elagoz was raped by her then-boyfriend. In the aftermath, she records conversations with her friends, mother

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It's Popular! West End's WICKED Will Play Its 5000th Performance Tonight by BroadwayWorld

WICKED, the gravity-defying Wizard of Oz prequel Time Out that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, will tonight Thursday 9 August 2018 play its landmark 5000th performanc…

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Young Playwriting Scheme 'Pitch Your Play' Celebrates UK Writers In West End Showcase by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust announces the successful winning scripts from their successful playwriting scheme 'Pitch Your Play' and free tickets to staged readings at the Theat…

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Sing Along With BAT OUT OF HELL At The Dominion by BroadwayWorld

The producers of Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical have announced five special performances when the audience will be able to sing along with the cast to the classic hits. These …

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Linzi Hateley To Debut As Mrs Johnston In BLOOD BROTHERS Tour by BroadwayWorld

Bill Kenwright's production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers announces its 2018 Autumn tour, opening on Tuesday 4 September at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley. This iconi…

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Edinburgh Fringe Society to offer sensory kits for audiences with autism by Georgia Snow

People with autism going to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe are being offered free kits filled with items to help them relax in

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Broadway Alum Patrick Wilson Joins World War II Film 'Midway' by BroadwayWorld

According to Variety, Broadway alum Patrick Wilson has joined the upcoming World War II action movie Midway, directed by Roland Emmerich. The film also stars Woody Harrelson, Luke Evans and …

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Nigel Slater's Toast, Traverse, Edinburgh, review: Only those of the sourest disposition would not love this bitter-sweet show by Lyn Gardner, Lyn Gardner

A piquant tale of growing up, family tragedy and discovering yourself through baking in 1960s and '70s Britain

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Dressed review at Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh – ‘as beautiful and visceral as raw silk’ by Rosemary Waugh

Lydia doesn’t make costumes anymore. Now she makes clothes. ThisEgg’s four-women show is based on the sexual assault at gunpoint of clothing

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Edinburgh Review: This is the Title at Dance Base by Rosemary Waugh

Silence, breathing: Rosemary Waugh reviews Ima Iduozee at the Edinburgh Fringe. The post Edinburgh Review: This is the Title at Dance Base appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Casus: You and I review at Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh – ‘circus, magic and a touch of tango’ by Anna Winter

You and I is a likeable, personal show by Casus co-founders and off-stage partners Jesse Scott and Lachlan McAulay that celebrates and

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Edinburgh Review: Signals at Pleasance Courtyard by Ava Davies

'Like Beckett, if Beckett didn’t piss me off': Ava Davies on Footprint Theatre's gently radical two-hander about loneliness and the cosmos. The post Edinburgh Review: Signals at Pleasance …

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The Stage Podcast: Edinburgh Festival Fringe episode 1 with Tim Bano and Lyn Gardner by The Stage

In the first of our weekly podcasts from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018, The Stage critic Tim Bano and associate editor Lyn

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NEWS: Arion Productions announces actor Annette Badland announced as new patron by Andrew Keates

Arion Productions has announced actor Annette Badland as a new patron. She joins composer Howard Goodall CBE and playwright Martin Sherman as champions of the London-based theatre company, u…

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What's happening in Pittsburgh this weekend: Aug. 9-12 by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Steel City Con, Rod Stewart, Smokey Robinson, DreamOn Festival, Cafe Racer show and more. 

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Sticks and Stones review at Roundabout, Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘incisive satire’ by Natasha Tripney

Words can hurt. In Vinay Patel’s sharp, smart satire about our culture’s increasing vigilance when it comes to matters of language, B

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Spiral review at Park Theatre, London – ‘unsettling look at dysfunctional relationships’ by Julia Rank

Abigail Hood’s play Spiral takes place against a jagged promenade in an anonymous seaside town. The seedy associations of such a milieu

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, August 9, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Bryan Cranston is Mad As Hell, And He’s Not Going to Take it Anymore… At Least Not Until He’s Back on Broadway this Fall! “Today on Broadway” is a daily…

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Review: Everything Not Saved, Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe Festival by Scott Wilson

5 Stars It’s not easy to vandalise the entire history of time in one hour, but Malaprop Theatre have just The post Review: Everything Not Saved, Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe Festival appea…

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Review: The Basement Tapes, Edinburgh Fringe Festival by Joseph Winer

Four stars A girl is clearing out her grandmother’s basement following her death. The basement is a messy, unkept space, The post Review: The Basement Tapes, Edinburgh Fringe Festival appe…

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Bat Out of Hell – The Musical announces sing-along performances by Giverny Masso

Bat Out of Hell – The Musical has announced five special sing-along performances. Audience members will be able to sing along with

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Waiting for Godot, Lyceum, Edinburgh, review: 'Puts both the pleasure and the pain into the endless waiting' by Lyn Gardner, Lyn Gardner

Garry Hynes's finely calibrated comic revival, produced by the Irish company Druid, is part of the Edinburgh International Festival

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Brief 8/9: BE MORE CHILL Opens Tonight, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Be More Chill officially opens tonight off-Broadway, and more

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Author, Composer, Soldier-of-a-Sort review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘delicate and moving piece of storytelling’ by Rosemary Waugh

Ivor B. Gurney was born in 1890 and joined the Royal College of Music in 1911. Like his fellow Gloucestershire-native, Laurie Lee,

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Kit Finnie: Mabel and Mickey review at Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh – ‘intriguing but inconsistent’ by Nicole Serratore

Writer-performer Kit Finnie explores the fascinating, tragic experiences of scandal-plagued Hollywood silent film star, Mabel Normand in Kit Finnie: Mabel and Mickey.

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Go behind the scenes with Aladdin & The Lion King at Disney’s new pop-up shop by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon popped along to see Disney’s new pop-up shop featuring the costumes from its two West End shows Aladdin and The Lion King. Here’s what visitor…

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After its sell-out at @TheUnionTheatre, @SaladDaysUK is heading out on tour with @WendiPeters & @MarkyWAnderson + a host of #StageFaves, directed

After an extended summer season at the Union Theatre last year, 1950s British musical classic SALAD DAYS is returning for an autumn tour featuring a host of #StageFaves including Wendi Peter…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Paris Theater: Paris Cabarets: Can We Ask for More Than the Cancan? by Laura Cappelle

Many visitors to Paris take in a cabaret. But it gives them a strange view of the city, women and what theater is, our critic says.

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First Look: Pretty Woman: The Musical by Iris Chan

It reinvented a genre, swept the world off its feet, and made millions believe in happily-ever-after. And now, one of the most beloved romantic comedies of all time is on Broadway as a new m…

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BWW Review: THE THREE MUSKETEERS, St Paul's Church by Aliya Al-Hassan

It is 1626 and a young d'Artagnan heads for Paris, determined to join the King's Musketeers. After befriending legendary Musketeers Athos, Aramis and Porthos, the four friends quickly become…

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Prom 37: Orchestra of Santa Cecilia & Antonio Pappano at Royal Albert Hall by Blouin Artinfo

BBC Radio continues The Bernstein centenary celebrations with Prom 37 at London's Royal Albert Hall on August 10. This is a programme that couples his ‘Jeremiah’ Symphony with the music …

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Exeunt Recommends: Edinburgh fringe, week one by Alice Saville

The fringe has begun, and Exeunt's writers have a few thoughts on what you should go and see. The post Exeunt Recommends: Edinburgh fringe, week one appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Fin Taylor: When Harassy Met Sally review – white-hot takes on #MeToo by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Amid the garish sex comedy, the standup provocateur makes a striking effort to embrace the complexity of gender politicsThose who shoot from the hip can easily…

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Julie Hesmondhalgh is first winner of The Stage Edinburgh Awards 2018 by Matthew Hemley

Julie Hesmondhalgh has won the first of this year’s The Stage Edinburgh Awards, for her performance in The Greatest Play in the

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Edinburgh review: Trojan Horse at Summerhall by Eve Allin

Anger and passion: Eve Allin writes on LUNG Theatre's fiercely political verbatim show about racism in Birmingham schools. The post Edinburgh review: Trojan Horse at Summerhall appeared firs…

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Gun violence is one theme of August shows at local galleries

Photographer Garrett Hansen’s “Hail” is a three-part exhibition that addresses the problem of gun violence in America. Horrifying yet delicate as lace, “Silhouette” is a plexiglass…

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New Data About How People Use Media by Ceci Dadisman

It isn’t a secret that I love data! The folks at the Nielsen Norman Group have released the latest Total Audience Report which focuses “on telling the story of what’s currently…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Musical Sensation BE MORE CHILL Opens Off-Broadway Tonight! by BroadwayWorld

Be More Chill, the original musical with music and lyrics by Joe Iconis NBC's 'Smash', The Black Suits, Broadway Bounty Hunter and a book by Joe Tracz The Lightning Thief, Netflix's 'Lemony …

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Andrzej Lukowski: BBC’s Debut scheme at Edinburgh has been a cautionary catastrophe by Helen Chadney

I would defend the BBC from pretty much anything. If they doubled my licence fee, I’d just spend less on food. John

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Richard Jordan: More previews would better support new work at Edinburgh Fringe by Richard Jordan

The Edinburgh Fringe officially began last Friday. I love the last few days before the opening each year – there is a

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Lyn Gardner: Success at EdFringe is hard to measure, but it’s not over until it’s over by Lyn Gardner

Every morning in Edinburgh I pass through a courtyard where gaggles of students take it in turns to warm up for their

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Daisy Greenwood Wins Lambert Jackson Competition to Perform in “There’s Nothin’ Like a Dame” by Blouin Artinfo

Lambert Jackson recently announced Daisy Greenwood as the winner of its competition to find a future musical theater star, through an official release. Greenwood will perform in the company…

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Mahler Six at Sydney Opera House by Blouin Artinfo

Sydney Symphony Orchestra has Simone Young conducting Mahler’s Sixth Symphony at Sydney Opera House through August 11. Along with Mahler, Symphony no. 6 in A minor "Tragic" will be Britten…

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Full Cast Announced for World Premiere of “Women in Power” by Blouin Artinfo

Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres (NST), Samuel Hodges, recently announced the full casting for the world premiere of “Women in Power,” through an official release. “Women in P…

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After the Cuts review – DIY healthcare in a post-NHS era by Kate Wyver

Summerhall, EdinburghGary McNair’s darkly humorous drama asks how far we’d go to save the person we loveThe future Gary McNair imagines is a raggedy one, worn down and patched up with do…

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Dog Days Stars Vanessa Hudgens & Nina Dobrev Play Never Have I Ever by Young Hollywood

Dog Days Stars Vanessa Hudgens & Nina Dobrev Play Never Have I EverName a more iconic duo, we'll wait! Vanessa Hudgens and Nina Dobrev both return to the Young Hollywood Studio, this time to…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Jenn Colella and Chilina Kennedy to Join Forces for CALL IT LOVE at Birdland by BroadwayWorld

Birdland Theater is proud to announce that Broadway leading ladies Jenn Colella and Chilina Kennedy will perform a song cycle written and composed by Ms. Kennedy on Monday, September 10 at 8…

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Daphne Rubin-Vega Kicks Off Rebel Verses Youth Arts Festival by Ruthie Fierberg

In partnership with the Vineyard Theatre and Developing Artists, the Rent star, Brandon Victor Dixon, and more will perform during the August festival.

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All-New Be More Chill Opens Off-Broadway August 9 by Olivia Clement

The Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz musical opens at the Signature Theatre.

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He Wants You to Crack Up at His Breakup - Gianmarco Soresi analyzes his love life and his art in 'Less Than 50%'

Gianmarco Soresi analyzes his love life and his art in Less Than 50%---When it comes to romance, playwright and stand-up Gianmarco Soresi admits he's a bit cynical, like many of his fellow m…

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