Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Anthony Ramos Tapped to Star in Movie Adaptation of In the Heights by Andy Lefkowitz

Alabanza! We've just learned that talented Hamilton alum Anthony Ramos is in discussions to lead the company of the upcoming movie musical version of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara A…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Introducing the 2019 Adelaide Fringe Ambassadors by Arts Review

Award-winning Australian comedian Judith Lucy, international cabaret act Hans and acclaimed visual artist Gavin Wanganeen will help spread the news about the fabulous fun and divine madness …

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

29th New York Cabaret Convention- Opening Night by Sandi Durell

  by Alix Cohen   “How was your summer?” “How was the trip/flight in?” “Where are you performing?” “I hear you have a new CD.” “You look great.”Buzz, Buzz, Buzz…

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The Wondrous Blend of Houston Symphony, ABBA, and RAJATON by David Dow Bentley III

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III It was a night of music that I dare say will not be soon forgotten by those of us blessed to be in the Jones Hall audience for the Houst…

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Theatre Review: ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ at The Arlington Players by Norah Dick

When the curtains part at the beginning of the Arlington Players’ new production of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” it’s to reveal the titular cathedral, all soaring arches and sta…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

People You Should Know . . . Ben Stockman by Zack Calhoon

Ben Stockman is a half-Syrian half-Jewish NYC-based director and recent graduate of Ohio University's MFA Directing program. He is from southern Vermont, and began his directing career …

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People You Should Know . . . Lisa Danielle Buch by Zack Calhoon

Lisa Danielle Buch was born and raised in metro Detroit, Michigan. She always had an interest in investigating the human experience, and shortly after receiving her BA in Psychology, de…

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Hitler’s Tasters by Sandi Durell

    By Steve Nardoni   The last surviving member of Hitler’s food-tasting team, Margot Woelk, who died in 2014, was reported to have said. “….Hitler was a really repugna…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

The Height of the Storm, Wyndham's Theatre review - Eileen Atkins raises the elliptical to art by Matt Wolf

Florian Zeller puzzle-play benefits from two potent starsIf you're going to write a play that traffics in bafflement, it's not a bad idea to have on hand one of the most beady-eyed actresses…

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Review: Zürich (Steep Theatre) by Lauren Emily Whalen

Zürich’s five vignettes are all set in hotel rooms on the fortieth floor. In one room, a man sings with his penis out. In another, two children left alone make a horrifying discovery in t…

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Emma Rice: “I still feel like a struggling artist full of dreams and doubts!” by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Josephine Balfour Oatts has a natter over email with Emma Rice, former Artistic Director of The Globe about her new company, Wise Children, passion for touring and the clowning schools of Pa…

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Review: ‘Les Misérables’ at the Hippodrome Theatre by John Harding

The Hippodrome Theatre has bookended its 2018 season with a pair of heavy-lifting musicals about democracy and revolution. For openers, it has that 30th-anniversary touring production of Les…

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Review: SYA’s ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ by Matthew Wexler

Steppenwolf for Young Adults takes on the Tony Award-winning play 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.'

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Show People with Paul Wontorek: Nicolette Robinson of Waitress by

Waitress newcomer Nicolette Robinson talks about what it's like for her daughter Lucille Ruby to see her on Times Square billboards, taking over the world with her hubby and Hamilto…

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Tony-Winning Choreographer Rob Ashford Receives Sardi's Portrait by Caitlin Moynihan

Frozen choreographer Rob Ashford received a huge honor on October 10 when he received a Sardi's portrait. Ashford won a Tony for his Thoroughly Modern Millie choreography and has wo…

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Waitress' Nicolette Robinson on Making Her Big Debut, Singing in the Car with Leslie Odom Jr. & More on Show People by

Nicolette Robinson is living her dream: the actress is making her Broadway debut in Sara Bareilles' Waitress, and she is proud to be the first performer of color to take o…

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Paul Jepson: Support for regional theatres’ main stages is vital or great work and skills will vanish by Paul Jepson

Former director of Exeter Northcott Paul Jepson says: don’t underestimate the traditional – gems can be found in the auditorium, as well

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Editor’s View: How can the National Theatre replace its Travelex tickets scheme? by Alistair Smith

It is hard to overestimate the impact the National Theatre’s Travelex scheme has had on UK theatre. Nicholas Hytner ranked it as

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

A Ghoul-Tide Tradition Returns: Knott’s ‘Scary’ Farm’s “Halloween Haunt 2018” Delivers The Shivers And Raises The Spirit Of Fright And Fun by Leo Buck

It’s always important to bear in mind that events of this nature always succeed best when giving us the opportunity to live out our most secret or heart-stopping fears (—no matter how un…

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The Change History Dashboard: Your Google Analytics Secret Weapon by Drew McManus

Although it’s been around since 2014, the Change History dashboard inside Google Analytics is one of those oft overlooked, but useful tools that can save your bacon at just the right m…

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Photo Flash: Backstage at the First Preview of TORCH SONG on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

Previews have officially begun for Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song, ahead of a Thursday, November 1 opening night at Broadway's Hayes Theater.

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‘Beetlejuice: The Musical’ Star Sophia Anne Caruso Signs With WME by Patrick Hipes

EXCLUSIVE: Sophia Anne Caruso, who stars with Alex Brightman in the upcoming Broadway Beetlejuice: The Musical, has signed with WME for representation in all areas. The move comes as she p…

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Find Out What Critics Thought of THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM by Review Roundups

Multi award-winning star of screen and stageJonathan Prycestars as 'Andrei', and three-time Olivier award-winning DameEileen Atkinsstars as 'Madeleine' inThe Height of the Storm, in the UK p…

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with DEALING WITH CLAIR by BroadwayWorld

Richard Twyman will direct Gabriel Akuwudike, Roseanna Frascona, Michael Gould, Tom Mothersdale, Lizzy Watts and Hara Yannas in Martin Crimp's psychological thriller and disturbing satire on…

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Odds & Ends: Titanic Parody Titanique to Play Encore Run in New York & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Titanic Parody Titanique to Play Encore Run in New York On the heels of five sold-out summer concerts, Titanique, the hil…

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Nicolette Robinson & Al Roker Extend Broadway-Debut Runs in Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

Good news! Nicolette Robinson and Al Roker have added more performances to their celebrated Broadway-premiere runs as Jenna and Old Joe in the hit musical Waitress. The pair will now co…

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Kevin Chamberlin stops by HQ to chat about Wicked and more with Beth Stevens.

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Hitler’s Tasters ** by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter October 9, 2018:  For anyone in Nazi Germany during World War II, when food supplies were short and rationing in place, getting a job where you were guaranteed three de…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Class Notes: From “Smokey Joe’s Cafe,” Kyle Taylor by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to cast member Kyle Taylor Parker about “Smokey Joe’s Cafe,” playing off-Broadway at Stage 42. Class Notes actively covers New YorkR…

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PS Classics Philip Chaffin Will Capture Modern Gay Relationship on New Standards Album by Adam Hetrick

Due November 9, Will He Like Me? reframes standards from the American songbook through a new lens.

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Al Roker And Nicolette Robinson Extend In WAITRESS On Broadway by BroadwayWorld

The producers of Broadway'sWaitressannounced today that bothAl RokerandNicolette Robinsonwill extend their stays at the most popular diner on 47thStreetthrough November 18.

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Roker and Robinson Extend in Waitress by Mark A. Robinson

Producers of the Broadway musical Waitress have announced that two of the show’s current stars will extend their stay with the production. Today Show weatherman and featured reporter Al Ro…

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VIDEO: On This Day, October 10- Nick Kroll and John Mulaney Bring OH, HELLO! to Broadway! by Alexa Criscitiello

At long last, Nick Kroll and John Mulaney's wildly popular alter egos, Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland, have made their debuts on The Great White Way in their acclaimed masterpiece, Oh, H…

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Photo Flash: Russia Has a New Dowager! First Look at Judy Kaye in ANASTASIA by BroadwayWorld

Two-time Tony Award winner Judy Kayereturnedto Broadway to play the 'Dowager Empress' in the hit Broadway musical Anastasia on September 28, 2018. Check out a first look at Kaye in action be…

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A STAR IS BORN and BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY Will Not Compete As Musicals In 2019 Golden Globes by BroadwayWorld

According to Indie Wire, Oscar contenders A STAR IS BORN and BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY will compete in the Golden Globes race as dramas and not musicals. Both films are musically driven, but this co…

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Nicolette Robinson and Al Roker Extend Runs in Broadway's Waitress by Ryan McPhee

The two take on the roles of Jenna and Joe, respectively, in the Sara Bareilles musical.

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Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 10/10/18 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 10/10/18. Goodspeed announces upcoming season. WMass Film and Media Exchange features scriptwriting consultant Pilar Alessandra in Springfield, and arts new…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of I'M NOT RUNNING? by Review Roundups

David Hare's explosive new play portrays the history of a twenty year intimate friendship and its public repercussions. Let's see what the critics had to say...

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See Judy Kaye as Dowager Empress in Anastasia on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The two-time Tony winner joined the cast September 28.

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Pippin’s Erik Altemus Releases Final Song in 5-Track EP by Adam Hetrick

The year-long musical project reaches its conclusion with the release of "Desidero."

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20 Questions in 2 Minutes with Anastasia Star John Bolton

We're backstage at Anastasia for a rapid-fire Q&A with LOL scene-stealer John Bolton.

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Belonging in a “Creative” City by Friederike Landau, Christophe Knoch

By Friederike Landau, Christophe Knoch. Dr. des.

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Final Follies by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

It would be a pleasure to report that A.R. Gurney’s last play entitled “Final Follies” performed with two early works, is one of his best, but that is not the case. As directed by Davi…

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Go Backstage at the First Preview of Torch Song on Broadway by Hannah Vine

Harvey Fierstein’s Tony Award-winning play offers a behind-the-scenes look at its first preview.

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VIDEO: Brush Up on the Broadway-Bound Cast of KISS ME, KATE! by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate has found its cast

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People You Should Know . . . Tracy Bersley by Zack Calhoon

Tracy Bersley-(Head of Movement, coach for PlayMakers Repertory Company) specializing in movement based theatre, has adapted, directed and choreographed many stories including: Three Incestu…

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People You Should Know . . . Jane Elias by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Michael Priest)Jane Elias is an actor, writer, and teaching artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Recent: Audrey in As You Like It (Theater at Woodshill), Max Mondi’s …

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‘Jagged Little Pill’ to stage developmental lab this winter by Caitlin Huston

“Jagged Little Pill” is putting on a developmental lab this winter, following its world premiere in Boston this past summer. The musical, which features the songs of Alanis Moris…

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Cast Set for Reading of Shepherd the Musical, Featuring Remy Zaken and Martin Vidnovic by Andrew Gans

Samantha Saltzman will direct the October 12 reading.

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Will Smith Shares Poster from Upcoming Live-Action ALADDIN Film by TV News Desk

Will Smith took to Instagram today to share the poster from the upcoming live-action adaptation of 'Aladdin.' Smith stars as Genie in the film, and in his caption he proclaims 'LEMME OUT'The…

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Broadway Will Pay Tribute to Marin Mazzie at Memorial Service on October 25 by BroadwayWorld

It was announced today, by husband Jason Danieley, acelebration of the life and Broadway legacy ofMarin Mazziewill take place at the Gershwin Theatre, October 25th beginning at 130pm, for fr…

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Lights Up! Anthony Ramos to Star in the IN THE HEIGHTS Film by TV News Desk

Anthony Ramos has been tapped to star in the film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit 2005 Broadway musical, In the Heights, according to Variety.

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A Less Fun Impact: A Review of Fun Harmless Warmachine at The New Colony by Emma Couling

This well-intended world premiere from The New Colony feels like another in a long line of excuses for the very people it is trying to hold accountable: men.

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The Girl Who Came in from the Cold: A Review of Phoebe in Winter at Facility Theatre by Kevin Greene

Jen Silverman’s play about the absurd world and its power dynamics burns an indelible image into the mind at Facility Theatre.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Anastasia: Journey to the Musical Past by Bob Verini

★★★★ McNally, Ahrens and Flaherty ransack the operetta playbook, with pleasing results The post Anastasia: Journey to the Musical Past appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Anthony Ramos in Talks to Star in the Movie Adaptation of In the Heights by Andy Lefkowitz

Alabanza! We've just learned that Hamilton alum Anthony Ramos is in discussions to lead the company of the upcoming movie musical version of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegr&iacu…

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Helen Hayes: First Lady of the American Theatre by Trav S.D.

Confession: I never understood what all the fuss was about Helen Hayes (1900-1993). But then again I only ever saw her on film and television, never in the theatre where her reputation for g…

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Anthony Ramos in Talks to Star in In the Heights Movie by Ryan McPhee

The Hamilton alum would play Usnavi, the role originated by composer Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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Nazis and Me Review: A Humorous Jew Riffs on Hate Group Encounters by New York Theater

David Lawson was sent an elaborate cartoon of Pepe the Frog, a symbol of the alt right, and told “anti fascists like you are oven ready.” This was via Twitter shortly after Election Day,…

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BWW Review: THE UNRETURNING, Nuffield Southampton Theatres by Jo Fisher

The Unreturning follows the fallout of war through the story of three different men returning from the Front Line.

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Kiss Me, Kate! Revival Adds Corbin Bleu to the Cast by Mark A. Robinson

The Spring of 2019 Roundabout Theatre revival of Kiss Me, Kate! has previously announced the classic musical comedy will star Kelli O’Hara (The King and I) and Will Chase (The Mystery of E…

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Black Angels Over Tuskegee by Broadway Select

“Uplifting! Inspirational! This show is also tough to resist. By the end, when the pilots overcame their obstacles and finally...Continue Reading The post Black Angels Over Tuskegee appear…

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The Rise Of The LA Philharmonic To 'America's Most Important Orchestra' by Mandalit Del Barco

The Los Angeles Philharmonic, which begins to mark its centennial this fall, is credited with helping to bring high culture and great composers to L.A.

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Ira Gasman, Tony-Nominated Librettist of The Life, Dies at 76 by Adam Hetrick

Mr. Gasman collaborated with Cy Coleman on the musical about a bygone era of Times Square.

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Samuel D. Hunter’s Lewiston/Clarkston Begins at Rattlestick October 10 by Olivia Clement

The two plays are performed together in a single evening, with a meal served in between shows.

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VIDEO: Taye Diggs Discusses ALL AMERICAN and His Children's Book on TODAY by Stage Tube

Taye Diggs joins Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb and guest co-host John Cena to talk about All American, his latest show on The CW. The actor also has a new children's book, I Love You More Th…

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Art Smart News: HSO Looking For Young Artists; Tyler Anderson Cooking For Twain Gala by Susan Dunne

Govenor's Arts Awards Five individuals and entities were recently given the Governor’s Patron of the Arts Awards, an annual honor which acknowledges support of the arts. The 2018 winners a…

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Arctic Oil review – should you put your family first or the planet? by Mark Fisher

Traverse, EdinburghClare Duffy’s play skirts the big issues as an ecowarrior and her mother clash in a locked bathroom Opening in the week the UN has made dire warnings about climate chang…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

TCG’s Special Report on Education 2016 by American Theatre Editors

The report provides information about education and engagement programs at theatres across the country.

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Backstage at Wicked with Amanda Jane Cooper, Episode 1: Welcome! by

Welcome to Wicked star Amanda Jane Cooper's new backstage vlog! Get to know Cooper and friends backstage at the Gershwin Theatre.

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Memorial Service for Marin Mazzie to Be Held at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

It was announced today, by husband Jason Danieley, that a celebration of the life and Broadway legacy of the late Broadway star Marin Mazzie will take place at the Gershwin Theatre on Octobe…

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Life of Marin Mazzie Will Be Celebrated October 25 at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre by Andrew Gans

The beloved theatre veteran earned three Tony Award nominations throughout her illustrious Broadway career.

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Season 3 of ‘Shakespeare Uncovered’ Launches October 12 on WETA-26 by David Siegel

Washington, DC has had a long love affair with Shakespeare. In our midst are institutions like the world-renowned Folger Shakespeare Library, and many DC-area theater companies that celebrat…

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Pinkalicious The Musical by Broadway Select

The post Pinkalicious The Musical appeared first on BroadwaySelect.

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Of Bill Irwin, Beckett and the Irish Rep by Trav S.D.

Big doings at one of my favorite NYC theatre companies, the Irish Repertory Theatre lately. I’ve loved everything I’ve ever seen at that theatre. More importantly (and this can&#…

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Carly Sakolove Plays Ethel Merman in Off-Broadway Comedy The Book of Merman by Hannah Vine

The musical comedy began performances October 5 at St. Luke's Theatre.

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See Emily Bautista as Kim in Latest Photos of Miss Saigon National Tour by Hannah Vine

The recent Broadway revival of the Tony-winning epic continues its North American tour.

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Listen to Tony Winner Heather Headley Sing Wicked's 'For Good' From Upcoming Solo Album by Logan Culwell-Block

Broadway My Way will be available at Headley's concert performances before a wide release this fall.

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Teyonah Parris, Paul Alexander Nolan, and More to Star in Slave Play at New York Theatre Workshop by Olivia Clement

The world premiere from Jeremy O. Harris begins performances in November.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

10 Audition Songs For Altos That You May Not Have Considered by Mac McDonald

Don’t forget the altos! Altos can be such a powerhouse in musical theatre. Altos and Mezzo Belters get some of the best songs. Here are 10 songs for altos you may not have considered. …

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Guest Blog: Director Brigid Larmour On All-female MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING by BroadwayWorld

I decided to do our Much Ado with a company of women. It's a playful riposte to the numerous all-male productions of Shakespeare's - and indeed our own - time. And a wonderful opportunity to…

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VIDEO: Get A First Look At Rachel Tucker And The UK Cast Of COME FROM AWAY by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Award-winning musical Come From Away had its official launch today at London's Canada House - where the full cast was unveiled The show will have its European premiere at The Abbey …

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Hayley Atwell and Jack Lowden Alternate Roles in Measure for Measure at Donmar Warehouse by Hannah Vine

Atwell and Lowden alternate roles as Deputy and Novice in Shakespeare’s work.

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Cultural District metal detectors begin rollout this weekend by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Patrons arriving for Deborah Colker Dance at the Byham Theater Saturday will be the first through the Trust’s new metal detectors.

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The London shows that should come to NYC — and the ones that shouldn’t by Johnny Oleksinski

They’re Brexiting all the way to New York. “The Nap,” “Girl From the North Country” and “The Ferryman” are just a few of the shows that have leaped across the pond and land…

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Mike Birbiglia Invites Fans To Take A Hike For Free Broadway Tickets by Greg Evans

Sleepwalk or wake-walk with Mike Birbiglia for a couple miles Friday and you might get a free ticket to his upcoming Broadway show The New One. The publicity stunt – hey, it worked …

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Photo Flash: The Heat is On Tour! First Look at MISS SAIGON by BroadwayWorld

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGON is now on tour across North America. Get a first look below

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Walk 40 Blocks with Mike Birbiglia to Celebrate Box Office Opening of THE NEW ONE by BroadwayWorld

Mike Birbiglia will celebrate the box office opening for his new Broadway play, THE NEW ONE, this Friday October 12 beginning at 12 PM by walking from the show's previous home at The Cherry …

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October 9, 2018: The Cabaret Convention Convenes Brightly at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Hall by Marilyn Lester

The first night of the four-night Mabel Mercer Foundation Cabaret Convention began auspiciously at 6 pm in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Hall. The 29th annual event, subtitled Cabaret Toda…

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There’s nothing passive about these LIPA grads – aka Lago Theatre Company by Susan Elkin

Lago Theatre Company is a fine example of how theatrical entrepreneurialism – aka “making your own work” – can work, and work well for new or newish graduate actors.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)

Read Reviews for The Height of the Storm in London by Olivia Clement

Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins star in Florian Zeller’s new play at Wyndham’s Theatre.

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James Ijames Wins Kesselring Prize for ‘Kill Move Paradise’ by American Theatre Editors

The Philadelphia-based writer took the $25,000 honor for a play inspired by the killings of unarmed black men.

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Photo Flash: Get A First Look At The Marietta, GA Premiere Of PARADE by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Wallace Buice Theatre Company's PARADE at the Lyric Studio in Marietta, GA. Alfred Uhry and Jason Robert Brown's masterpiece returns home to Marietta, w…

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Heather Headley Announces New Album BROADWAY MY WAY Coming This Fall by BroadwayWorld

Tony amp Grammy Award winner Heather Headley is set to release a new album of music this fall titled Broadway My Way.

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BWW Interview: Karen Pittman Fights the Forces of The PIPELINE; Now Available on BroadwayHD! by Naomi Serviss

A teacher struggles against the chaos of a tough inner city public school and the system that threatens her son.

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Annaleigh Ashford, Megan Hilty, and Cynthia Erivo to Feature in Return of STARS IN CONCERT by BroadwayWorld

This December,Live From Lincoln Centerwill welcome some of Broadway's brightest stars-Annaleigh Ashford,Megan Hilty, andCynthia Erivo-for the second edition of the critically acclaimedStars …

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Cynthia Erivo, Annaleigh Ashford, and Megan Hilty Will Headline New Live From Lincoln Center Concert Series by Andrew Gans

The solo shows will be filmed for future broadcast on PBS.

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Competition: Win tickets to see The Giant Killers at Upstairs at the Gatehouse by The Stage

Following a sellout success at Edinburgh Fringe in 2017, Long Lane Theatre Company are pleased to announce their UK Autumn tour of

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A Revolt of the Beavers for Our Time by Robert Hubbard

By Robert Hubbard. Theatre professor Robert Hubbard writes about Kit Bix’s recent adaptation of Louis Lantz and Oscar Saul’s 1937 play Revolt of the Beavers for the 2018 Minnesota Fringe…

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Popcorn Falls, Directed by Tony Winner Christian Borle, Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway by Hannah Vine

Adam Heller and Tom Souhrada co-star at the Davenport Theatre.

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Heather Headley's Cover of This Wicked Anthem Has Changed Us for Good by

Tony-winning Broadway icon Heather Headley is gearing up for the release of her new album Broadway My Way, set for release this fall. In conjunction with the new album, Headley is appearing …

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See Broadway-Bound John Lithgow in the Chilling Trailer for Pet Sematary by Ruthie Fierberg

This April, the two-time Tony winner stars in the film adaptation of the Stephen King novel and on Broadway in Hillary and Clinton.

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PINTER AT THE PINTER Releases 10,000 ?10 Tickets in Honor of Harold Pinter's Birthday by BroadwayWorld

On the day that a thrilling cast of stars take part in 'Happy Birthday, Harold', a one-off charity gala celebrating the life and work of Harold Pinter, the Jamie Lloyd Company continue their…

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Fringe Hit BREXIT Comes To London's King's Head Theatre by BroadwayWorld

The sold-out smash hit of the Edinburgh Fringe 2018 receives it's London premiere this Autumn. Brexit, starring The Archer's star Tim Bentinck is set to take The King's Head by storm when it…

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BWW Interview: Miranda Larson Talks LITTLE BABY BUM LIVE by Marianka Swain

Miranda Larson is a writer and director for children's TV and theatre. Her current project is the stage version of the massively popular YouTube channel Little Baby Bum, which combines anima…

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Broadway’s Kerry Butler talks about Beetlejuice by Keith Loria

With Halloween only weeks away, it seems fitting that the National Theatre will debut the world premiere musical Beetlejuice, based on Tim Burton’s wildly fun, demented 1988 movie, which h…

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Scene stealers on stage this fall: Dogs big and small — and an understudy chicken by Chris Jones

Chicago’s fall theater season opened in a flurry of activity in recent days. Before I talk you through what I think you should see, let me start by saying this has been a golden fall for c…

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Chicago’s Jeff Awards Will Honor Goodman Theatre, Drury Lane, Court Theatre, and Second City by Adam Hetrick

The theatres, which have collectively received over 1,400 nominations (and 350 awards), are recognized as part of the Jeff Awards 50th anniversary celebration.

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‘Never going to catch fire’: REBUS: LONG SHADOWS – Touring ★★★ by Thom Dibdin

Despite boasting the talents of two of Scotland’s greatest writers and a more than adequate cast, Rebus: Long Shadows is nowhere near as compelling as the stage debut of Edinburgh’s most…

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Write Stuff: Nicholas Sparks To Launch Book At Garde Arts Center by Carole Goldberg

Nicholas Sparks, best-selling author of such romantic novels as “The Notebook,” will launch his latest book, “Every Breath,” in a conversation hosted by Erica Tannen, editor of the C…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents Weekend Festival Choreography Unlocked by Ruthie Fierberg

The iconic company offers panels, performances, and more to the public throughout October.

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Twelfth Night by Kwame Kwei-Armah at the Young Vic – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

Here we go, here we go, here we go: Kwame Kwei-Armah’s hotly anticipated first season as artistic director of the Young Vic

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Broadway’s Heather Headley on New Chicago Med Role, Memories From The Lion King, and More by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony winner talks theatre versus television, starring as The Lion King’s original Nala, and her upcoming solo concerts.

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Lee Roy Reams, Tony Lo Bianco, More Set for Galaxy of Stars Veterans Day Concert by Andrew Gans

The afternoon performance at The Triad will celebrate members of the Armed Forces and their families.

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Jeremy O. Harris Attached to Janicza Bravo's Zola, Inspired by 2015 Twitter 'Stripper Saga' by Olivia Clement

Taylour Paige has been cast to play the lead in the film, co-written by filmmaker Bravo and the Slave Play playwright.

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Livestreaming panels from Hacking Arts 2018 at MIT in Boston, MA

By . Hacking Arts presents the Hacking Arts 2018 Festival livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at on Saturday and Sunday 13-14 October.

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Pierro Niel-Mee Takes the Stage as Shakespeare in the Shakespeare in Love U.K Tour by Hannah Vine

The production plays at Theatre Royal Bath through October 13.

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Aasif Mandvi Returns to the Stage in Sakina’s Restaurant Off-Broadway by Hannah Vine

The Obie-winning solo show returns for a limited run at the Minetta Lane beginning October 5.

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The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Welcomes Stage and Screen Star Colin Donnell by Broadwaysted

This week the Broadwaysted crew is thrilled to be coming to you from the Windy City of Chicago with our new Friend of the Show, Broadway star and TV Doctor Colin Donnell We're pouring out Ca…

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Tony-Nominated Lyricist Ira Gasman Passes Away at 76 by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Broadway writer and lyricist and Tony nominee Ira Gasman passed away on Saturday, October 6, in Norfolk, Virginia. He was 76 years old.

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Booking Period Announced for Only Fools and Horses

At last, Del Boy and Rodney are back! A booking period for the highly anticipated stage adaptation of the British TV classic, Only Fools and Horses, has just been announced. Opening at the T…

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NiteLife Exchange Picks of the Week

Kate Baldwin “How Did You Get This Number? at Feinstein’s 54 Below, Tuesday, October 16th, 18th, 19th at 7PM, Tuesday, October 30th at 9:30PM, Billy Stritch “Autumn in the City” at B…

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Cast Announced For Come From Away at Phoenix Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Casting has been announced for the Tony Award-winning musical Come From Away which has its UK premiere at the Phoenix Theatre in January 2019. Casting has been announced for …

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Sugar, Butter, Debut! Al Roker Takes His First Broadway Bow in Waitress by Caitlin Moynihan

Opening up! Al Roker made his Broadway debut in Waitress on October 5 as Old Joe, and it was as sweet as pie. Roker, who is known for being Today's weatherman, is joining the cast curren…

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Rachel Tucker & More to Lead West End Premiere of Come From Away by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is set for the London debut of Come From Away. As previously announced, the hit Broadway musical will begin an open run at the West End's Phoenix Theatre on January 30, 2019…

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Bath’s cultural scene dealt further blow after council axes arts development department by Matthew Hemley

Cultural organisations in Bath and North East Somerset have been dealt a further blow, after the local council revealed plans to close

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Royal Shakespeare Company And Magic Leap Offer Unique Fellowships To Explore Digital Theatre Innovation by BroadwayWorld

The Royal Shakespeare Company RSC and technology innovator, Magic Leap, have launched the first ever Fellowships programme to explore the future of theatre innovation. The announcement comes…

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Read An Extract From Chris Foxon and George Turvey's BEING A PLAYWRIGHT by BroadwayWorld

Read an extract from Being a Playwright by Chris Foxon and George Turvey - in this section, Getting the best from feedback

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Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE by BroadwayWorld

Get a first look below at the brand new tour of the critically acclaimed West End hit playShakespeare in Love,currently playing at Theatre Royal Bath until13 October, with opening night for …

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Guest Blog: Actor Charles Aitken On BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR by Guest Blog: Charles Aitken

To be playing Billy Bishop on the eve of the hundredth anniversary of Armistice Day is an incredible honour.

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Sink — endearing south London geezer-drama

Martin Herdman is an affable underdog in Mark Gillis’s film

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Bad Times at the El Royale — motel-set thriller outstays its welcome

Chris Hemsworth, Jeff Bridges and Jon Hamm star in a sprawly, messy affair

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First Man — Ryan Gosling shuns the limelight as Neil Armstrong

Gosling is the star of this Moon-landing story but Claire Foy dominates the film

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Johnny Downs: A Life Filled With Ups! by Trav S.D.

Child star (then former child star) Johnny Downs (1913-1994) had a truly interesting if minor career on stage and screen, one that was ironically much better than those of better known colle…

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Know a Theatre: The Western Stage in Salinas, Calif. by American Theatre Editors

From a summer festival to a year-round company, this community-based theatre brings plays and musicals to the home of John Steinbeck.

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Theatre staff celebrate International Stage Management Day 2018 by Georgia Snow

Stage managers from across the globe are being celebrated as part of International Stage Management Day. The National Theatre, the Almeida, the

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Initial Casting Announced for Notre Dame de Paris

The original French production of Notre Dame de Paris is returning to London and has just made an initial casting announcement. It is reported that the current principal cast members of the …

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Broadway Grosses w/e 10/7/2018: Not Monkeying Around

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending October 7, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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GUEST BLOG: Video Saved the Theater Star by the Vallés Brothers

It’s 2018. You need great video. Right. Now. But why? Why great? And why now? To borrow that saying from the early days of film, let’s cut to the chase (and the stats). Great, beca…

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International news round-up: October 11 by The Stage

Vote for Fringe World Congress hosts WORLD After the 2018 Fringe World Congress in Edinburgh this August, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has

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Exclusive: James Ijames Named Recipient of 2018 Kesselring Prize by Olivia Clement

The $25,000 prize is awarded to Ijames for his play Kill Move Paradise, a play about four black men stuck in a waiting room in the after life.

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52 Emerging NYC Artists Chosen for The Shed’s Inaugural Open Call Program by Andrew Gans

The program will create and present new works beginning in 2019.

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Charles Lawson pulls out of Rebus stage play after collapsing on stage by Thom Dibdin

Charles Lawson has pulled out of performances of Rebus: Long Shadows after collapsing on stage at the opening night on October 8.

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Sonia Friedman: ‘Commercial theatre is anti-art, anti-creativity and anti-audience’ by Matthew Hemley

Sonia Friedman has said she prefers to consider herself an independent producer rather than a commercial one, claiming to have had an

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Welcome to the Rock: Meet @racheltucker1 @helenhobson #CliveCarter @dshannonmusic & all the cast of the #WestEnd’s @ComeFromAwayUK

Tony Award-winning Canadian musical Come From Away will land at London’s Phoenix Theatre for its UK premiere from 30 January 2019, with a pre-West End stop-off at the Abbey Theatre in Dubl…

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David Hare’s I’m Not Running at the National Theatre — big questions, little excitement

The playwright’s new political drama doesn’t lack ambition, but it’s a curiously sterile affair

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The New York Times, SpotCo, Laguna Playhouse, TodayTix, and More Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

Playbill offers an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry, serving as the online source for careers in theatre.

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Bernhardt/Hamlet **** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg  October 13, 2018:  One should not be fooled by the title of the Roundabout Theatre’s current production, Bernhardt/Hamlet, by Theresa Rebeck. Regardless of the titl…

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What Did London Critics Think of I’m Not Running at the National Theatre? by Ryan McPhee

David Hare's latest play, a fictional exploration of the Labour Party, opened October 9.

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Lyric Opera of Chicago Cancels Performances Due To Musicians Strike by BroadwayWorld

It was reported yesterday that the Lyric Opera of Chicago had reached deals with four unions following ongoing negotiations with many of the opera's stakeholders. The opera had reached agree…

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New Musical Havana Music Hall Begins Miami World Premiere October 10 by Adam Hetrick

Set during the dawning days of the Cuban Revolution, the new musical stars Tony Award nominee John Herrera and Linedy Genao.

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Cast Announced For CRIMES OF THE CHRISTMAS PUDDING by BroadwayWorld

Fast becoming a Lichfield Christmas tradition, the award-winning New Old Friends return to the Garrick this winter with an all new cast for more seasonal shenanigans after the sell-out succe…

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BWW Review: YOU DON'T PAY? WE WON'T PAY!, York Theatre Royal by Sarah Ryan

Developed in partnership with York Theatre Royal, Fo's farcical comedy follows two working class women who take advantage of a riot at a local supermarket to stock up their cupboards, and th…

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Corbin Bleu & More Join the Cast of Kiss Me, Kate; Amanda Green to Update the Script by Andy Lefkowitz

Fancy-footed star Corbin Bleu will return to Broadway in 2019 as Lucentio/Bill Calhoun in Roundabout Theatre Company's hotly anticipated revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Additional casting…

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REVIEW: The Height Of The Storm, Wyndham’s Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Florian Zeller’s The Height Of The Storm with Jonathan Pryce and Dame Eileen Atkins at the Wyndham’s Theatre. This post REVIEW: The Height …

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Cuba Gooding Jr. Takes His First Bow in Chicago on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The Oscar winner stepped into the role of Billy Flynn October 9.

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YouTube Spiral: Stephanie Styles Lands the Juicy Role of Lois Lane/Bianca in Kiss Me, Kate

Stephanie Styles will make her Broadway debut in the coveted role of Lois Lane/Bianca in RTC's Kiss Me, Kate.

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Review: I’m a Phoenix, Bitch at Battersea Arts Centre by Brendan Macdonald

'A stunning show that looks inward to thrust outwards': Brendan MacDonald reviews Bryony Kimmings' new solo performance The post Review: I’m a Phoenix, Bitch at Battersea Arts Centre a…

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Spotlight on All About Eve star Gillian Anderson

From humble beginnings as a small-town, teenage rebel to landing the lead role on one of the most well-known American television series of all time, we’ve got all the juicy details on form…

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Rachel Tucker, Helen Hobson, More to Star in U.K. Premiere of Come From Away by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin January 30, 2019, at London's Phoenix Theatre in the West End.

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‘Wildly funny, incredibly filthy’: SKIN A CAT – Cardiff by Emily Garside

If Isley Lynn’s Skin A Cat teaches us anything it’s to be bold in talking about everything about sex, especially for women.

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WATCH: New York Actors Respond to Broadway-Themed ‘Would You Rather’ by Roberto Araujo

We played a round of “Would you rather...?” on location at Broadway audition hub Pearl Studios in New York City.

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by Susan Grace

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Herb Alpert & Lani Hall at Café Carlyle by Sandi Durell

  by Ron Fassler   My teenage years as a kid on Long Island, revolved around summers by the pool or at the ocean listening to songs on the radio. Yes, radio. This was when transist…

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In pictures (October 11): BAC, Take That in Aberdeen, Hope Street Theatre, Birmingham Rep, Theatre503, Southwark Playhouse, Mercury and more by The Stage

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include the press nights of Rallying Cry

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Step Inside Broadway’s Lyric Theatre, Home to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Hannah Vine

Inside the Theatre, the photo feature series that documents Broadway’s historic playhouses, continues with the Lyric Theatre.

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Witness for the Prosecution announces extension, new cast

Currently celebrating its first year back in the West End, Witness for the Prosecution has announced it will extend its booking period from 31 March 2019 to September 2019. The show, which i…

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Photo Flash: Casting Announced For LOOKING FOR GATSBY - A Fresh New Take On The Great Gatsby by BroadwayWorld

New musical 'LOOKING FOR GATSBY' presents a fresh take on the classic, delving into scenes that Fitzgerald never revealed.

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Rachel Tucker to star in Come From Away by Carly-Ann Clements

The full cast for the upcoming opening of Come From Away has been announced! Wicked star Rachel Tucker will be joining the upcoming production in January. The post Rachel Tucker to star in C…

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Dancing Queen — Theresa May danced to it, but the Abba song speaks to all of us

The group’s 1976 hit captures the joy and sadness of being a teenager

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‘An extremely good piece’: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Gynaecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New Yo by Johnny Fox

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City is an extremely good piece, but its failure to be even edgier an…

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Amateurs and professionals can work together side by side (your views, October 11) by The Stage

Neil Rathmell’s letter (Comment, October 4, p6) was unfair to Lyn Gardner when it suggested her column on the first Amateur Theatre

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Diary: So you want to be a Rude Mechanical? It ain’t cheap by Tabard

A press release caught Tabard’s eye immediately this week. “Learn how to insult like Shakespeare”, the subject screamed, and Tabard opened the

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REVIEW: I’m Not Running, National Theatre ✭✭✭ by Jennifer Christie

By Jennifer Christie Jennifer Christie reviews I’m Not Running by David Hare now playing at the Lyttelton at the National Theatre. This post REVIEW: I’m Not Running, National The…

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NEWS: Rachel Tucker is cast in West End production of Come From Away as full details announced by Press Releases

Casting has been announced for Come From Away, the Tony Award-winning musical which will arrive in London for its UK premiere at the Phoenix Theatre next year with performances from 30 Janua…

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Her Naked Skin review at Salisbury Playhouse – ‘a timely revival’ by Lesley Bates

When Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s Her Naked Skin premiered in 2008, it was the first play by a living female playwright to be staged

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REVIEW: Ramin Karimloo and Seth Rudetsky, Leicester Square Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Ramin Karimloo in Concert and Conversation with Seth Rudetsky at the Leicester Square Theatre. This post REVIEW: Ramin Karimloo and Seth Rudetsky, Leices…

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Griefcast's Cariad Lloyd: 'Laughter? It's about survival. It’s about living' by Brian Logan

After her standup success and podcast about death, the comic’s next step was obvious: starring in a cancer-ward romcom It wasn’t, I assume, the toughest decision in the history of castin…

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Breaking: Corbin Bleu, Stephanie Styles & More Join KISS ME, KATE on Broadway; Amanda Green Will Update Book by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company Todd Haimes, Artistic DirectorCEO has just announced additional casting for the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate. Joining the previously…

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BWW's On This Day - October 10, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Corbin Bleu & More Complete the Cast of Kiss Me, Kate; Amanda Green to Update the Script by Andy Lefkowitz

Fancy-footed star Corbin Bleu will return to Broadway in 2019 as Lucentio/Bill Calhoun in Roundabout Theatre Company's hotly anticipated revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Full casting has b…

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Inside the Launch of the West End Production of COME FROM AWAY; Full Cast Announced by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Award-winning musical Come From Away had its official launch today at London's Canada House - where the full cast was unveiled The show will have its European premiere at the Abbey …

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LOGOS: King Kong by JK

I was interested to read the initial reports of previews of King Kong, as I always am. But I was really interested to read on one of the message boards about a reaction to the merch, and in …

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Corbin Bleu cast in updated ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ revival by Caitlin Huston

Corbin Bleu will star alongside Kelli O’Hara and Will Chase in the revival of “Kiss Me, Kate,” which is being updated for the 21st century. Amanda Green, who wrote music and lyrics for…

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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Corbin Bleu and Stephanie Styles Join “Kiss Me Kate,” Lady Gaga Not Doing “Funny Girl,” Jackie Burns & Kara Lindsay in LA “Wicked” “Today on Br…

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Al Silber is confronting grief and adversity through art by Joy

Alexandra Silber recently published, not one, but two books which are both heartfelt and insightful. We spoke to Al about her inspiration for these books and how they are so intertwined.

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‘A difficult play to reconcile with’: THE ART OF GAMAN – Theatre503 by Laura Kressly

The moments of pleasure are carefully balanced against the moments less satisfying, making The Art of Gaman at Theatre503 a difficult play to reconcile with.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Corbin Bleu and More Will Join Kelli O'Hara and Will Chase in Broadway's Kiss Me, Kate by Andrew Gans

Tony nominee Amanda Green has also joined the creative team, penning new material for the 2019 revival.

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David Hare's 'I'm Not Running', National Theatre, Lyttelton review: An absorbing, flawed evening by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Play starring Sian Brooke and Alex Hassell is a bemusing work that seems to be operating in a kind of vacuum or alternative past

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The Wider Earth Q&A video and photos: Puppetry evolution & Charles Darwin at the Natural History Museum by Terri Paddock

The Wider Earth is billed as one of the theatre events of the year – and, on this occasion, that’s no exaggeration. What a privilege for me to play a small part in helping to lau…

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Parents’ Evening review at Jermyn Street Theatre, London – ‘knotty yet hollow’ by Paul Vale

Bathsheba Doran explores the thorny subject of parenting in her 2010 short play Parents’ Evening, receiving its European premiere at Jermyn Street

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Rachel Tucker and More Cast in COME FROM AWAY's UK Run by BroadwayWorld

Casting has been announced for COME FROM AWAY the Tony Award-winning musical which will land in Dublin for its long-awaited European premiere at the Abbey Theatre from 6 December 2018 to 19 …

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“Twelfth Night” Brings Joyous Carnival Spirit to Young Vic: Review by Mark Beech

Arrive at your seat in the Young Vic auditorium for “Twelfth Night” and you may well be greeted by an enthusiastic cast or chorus member in carnival garb who happily asks if you are pump…

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REVIEW: The Taste Of The Town, Rose Theatre Kingston ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Nick Dear’s new play The Taste of the Town, the follow-up to The Art of Success, which are playing together as Hogarth’s Progress at the Rose T…

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Rachel Tucker leads UK and Ireland cast of Come from Away by Georgia Snow

Rachel Tucker will star in the West End production of Broadway musical Come from Away when it opens next year. She will

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Review: The Lovely Bones at Northern Stage by Tracey Sinclair

Loss of innocence: Tracey Sinclair reviews the first stage adaptation of Alice Sebold's novel. The post Review: The Lovely Bones at Northern Stage appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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I'm Not Running review – David Hare's Labour play hits political bullseyes by Michael Billington

Lyttelton, LondonHare’s state-of-the-nation drama pricks the mind and is supported by strong performances but it lacks momentumDavid Hare has acute antennae and in his 17th new play for th…

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Chivaree Circus and Upstage Creative present CRASH by BroadwayWorld

CRASH is a tale of love, danger and mystery, featuring heart-stopping acrobatics, astounding aerial dance and eerie balletic pieces to a lyrical electronic soundtrack. Inspired by the 19th c…

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BWW Review: I'M NOT RUNNING, National Theatre by Marianka Swain

Britain's foremost political playwright David Hare returns with a new play examining the current state of the Labour Party. Or not exactly - this is a world with no Brexit, no Corbyn, nothin…

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“To ‘be in context’ is a luxury” by Dipika Guha

Director Ailin Conant and playwright Dipika Guha are working on new play 'The Art of Gaman'. Here, they discuss ideas of belonging, immigrant experience and Japanese-American history. The po…

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Arctic Oil review at Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh – ‘a tense two-hander’ by David Pollock

In the bathroom of a house on a remote and unspecified Scottish island somewhere north of Shetland, two women are trapped. The

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Dear West End Producer: ‘What is the correct etiquette for queuing for the toilet during an interval?’ by @westendproducer

What is the correct ettiquette for queuing for the theatre toilets during an interval? — Thomas Mitchells (@IAmTomMitchells) September 18, 2018 Claiming

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Review: Kindertransport at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

'Demons in the attic': Peter Kirwan writes on Kindertransport's portrayal of the immigrant experience The post Review: Kindertransport at Nottingham Playhouse appeared first on Exeunt Magazi…

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The Stage/Emil Dale Academy Scholarships winners 2018 by Paul Vale

Emil Dale Academy has announced the five winners of The Stage Scholarship 2018. Places on the two-year intensive musical theatre course have

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Careers Clinic: How do I move from chef to actor? by John Byrne

I became interested in acting while building my main career as a chef. For 10 years I worked my way up through

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‘Heavyweight storytelling & punchy performances’: THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★ by Anne Cox

With a winning combination of heavyweight storytelling and punchy performances, The Sweet Science of Bruising gives a ringside seat not only to the true story of women boxers in the Victoria…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Music teaching hits ‘crisis point’ as more UK secondary schools remove it from curriculum by Giverny Masso

The decline of music education in secondary schools has reached “crisis point” according to new research, with the subject at “significant risk”

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Photo Flash: First Look at MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Donmar Warehouse by BroadwayWorld

Vienna is corrupt. The Duke, who has let the city fall to vice, hands control to his Deputy, a hardline, puritan reformer.

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Milo Rau’s Theatre of Cooperation and Openness by Verity Healey

Swiss theatre director Milo Rau's working methods let members of the public into the rehearsal room. Here, he tells Verity Healey why "community theatre IS theatre". The post Milo Rau’…

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THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM Wyndham’s, WC2 by Libby Purves and Friends

A MASTERPIECE OF LOVE AND LOSS       I saw this on tour in Cambridge, and heroically held of telling you until the West End embargo lifted.  It’s wonderful: puzzling, moving, cleve…

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Brief 10/10: THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Cover Album, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories The Greatest Showman will release an album of covers, and more

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Photo Coverage: Cuba Gooding Jr. Takes His Bows in CHICAGO by Walter McBride

Cuba Gooding Jr. has stepped into the role of Billy Flynn in Broadway's Chicago, beginning Saturday, October 6, 2018. He reprises his role as Billy Flynn after originating the part and makin…

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BWW Interview: Tim McMullan Talks ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA by Rona Kelly

Having played Sir Toby Belch in the National Theatre'sTwelfth Nightlast year, Tim McMullan returns to the Olivier for another Shakespeare play Antony and Cleopatra. Taking on the role of Eno…

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‘It revels in the tangled web it weaves’: THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM – West End by Ian Foster

Such pleasure in watching Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins onstage plus The Height of the Storm at the Wyndham’s Theatre is great for post-show reconstruction of this deconstructed story.

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Play performed in yurt at Aga Khan museum is personal journey fit for a nomad’s home by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Its creator, Erum Khan, says the play Noor’s open rehearsals provide a new kind of energy as interested museumgoers drift in and out.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Bat Out of Hell to close in the West End by Giverny Masso

Bat Out of Hell – The Musical has announced it is to close in the West End on January 5, 2019. The

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Bat Out Of Hell announces closing date by Carly-Ann Clements

Like a Bat Out Of Hell it'll be gone when the new year comes! The rocking show has announced that it'll be leaving the Dominion Theatre on 5 January 2019.  The post Bat Out Of Hell announce…

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All You Need Is LSD review at Birmingham Repertory Theatre – ‘contained chaos’ by Fergus Morgan

Though it’s something of a muddle, there’s a coherent conceit behind Leo Butler’s new comedy All You Need Is LSD. It’s a

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Ádám Fischer conducts Teatro alla Scala Chorus and Orchestra by Blouin Artinfo

The Teatro alla Scala Chorus and Orchestra will perform at the  Teatro alla Scala opera house in Milan, with Hungarian conductor Adam Fischer at the helm. The event will open on October…

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Fans will be crying out loud when the #WestEnd production of @BatTheMusical at @DominionTheatre is gone, gone, gone

While Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical continues to be performed in Germany and on a North American tour, the award-winning production at the Dominion Theatre will bid fare…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Ray LaMontagne in Concert at Radio City Music Hall, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Ray LaMontagne,  accompanied by Wilco bassist John Stirratt will perform as part of their ongoing “Just Passing Through Tour” at New York’s Radio City Music Hall on October 10 .La…

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The Height of the Storm starring Eileen Atkins and Jonathan Pryce review at Wyndham’s Theatre – ‘disorientating and melancholic’ by Natasha Tripney

Prolific French playwright Florian Zeller returns to familiar emotional terrain with his latest work to be staged in the UK, The Height

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Brett Dean’s “The Last Days of Socrates” at Sydney Opera House by Blouin Artinfo

Sydney Opera House presents Brett Dean’s “The Last Days of Socrates.” The concert will be on stage on October 11 and 12 in the Concert Hall.“In this concert conducted by Brett Dean, …

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Australian Haydn Ensemble’s “Beethoven & Haydn” at Sydney Opera House by Blouinartinfo

Sydney Opera House presents Australian Haydn Ensemble’s “Beethoven & Haydn” rediscovering unknown historical chamber versions of the classics. The concert is in the Utzon Room on O…

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Brexit immigration proposals will ‘strangle’ theatrical tours and talent by Giverny Masso

Theresa May’s latest Brexit plans will “strangle the supply of vital talent” coming into the UK and cause a “bureaucratic nightmare” for

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German Pianist Nils Frahm at Sydney Opera House by Blouinartinfo

Sydney Opera House presents Berlin-based genre-defying piano-prodigy Nils Frahm with his new opus “All Melody.” He will be on stage in the Concert Hall on October 14, 2018.“The music s…

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Competition: Win tickets to see Seussical the Musical at Southwark Playhouse by The Stage

The fantastical world of Dr Seuss bursts onto the stage in this larger-than-life musical extravaganza brimming with fun and excitement for ‘thinkers’

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Playwright David Edgar: ‘Becoming an actor has given me an insight into my own failings’ by Mark Shenton

Over more than four decades, the playwright has become the Royal Shakespeare Company’s most produced living writer, penning original plays and adaptations

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BWW Review: Heidi Schreck's Inescapably Truthful WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME by Michael Dale

Though designer Rachel Hauck's set for Heidi Schreck's inescapably truthful, yet eventually hopeful autobiographical performance piece WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME is based on the autho…

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Mark Shenton: First Broadway producers turned touts, now they’re offering loans by Mark Shenton

In the market-driven economy of the commercial theatre, it’s not so much about getting what you pay for, as charging what people

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Jia Xuan Hon: Can dance be ‘hacked’ with technology? by Jia Xuan hon

In dance, the body is explored and examined on all levels. From the individual to the collective, from its practical functions to

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 1am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Genevieve Lacey by Arts Review

Who is Genevieve Lacey? Musician, reader, gardener, runner. What would you do differently to what you do now? Very little – it’s a privilege to make a life around your passions. Who …

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NEWS: The West End production of Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical will close in January 2019 by Press Releases

The West End season of the award-winning Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical will end at the Dominion Theatre on Saturday 5 January 2019.

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Making an entrance: five of the UK's best young theatre companies by Kate Wyver

From dreams of destruction to alien encounters, these fledging companies are making impressive experimental workAt this summer’s Edinburgh fringe, Oxford graduates This Noise presented Nat…

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100 Keyboards by Arts Review

The music of multi-instrumental Japanese sound artist Asuna has reshaped multiple facets of the experimental music scene of Japan, from ambient and drone to improvisation. In an Australian p…

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Gina Gershon to Play Jughead's Mom in “Riverdale” Season 3 by Blouin Artinfo

“Showgirls” star Gina Gershon is set to appear in the upcoming third season of “Riverdale” as the mom of Jughead (Cole Sprouse), revealed creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa at New York C…

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Prize Fighter by Arts Review

Take a ring side seat for a rare theatrical combo: engrossing storytelling paired with the visceral thrill of live boxing as the Melbourne International Arts Festival presents Future D. Fid…

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The Evolution of Mann by Joel Benjamin

Henry’s roommate and confidante, Gwen (a solid, appealing Leslie Hiatt) has her own heartache to deal with:  Her wife, Diana, has left her, accusing Gwen of infidelity.  Gwen and Henry s…

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Theatrefolk Featured Play – Ashland Falls by Steven Stack by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Are you looking to keep your audience on the edge of their seats? The high school mystery, Ashland Falls by Steven Stack is an intense theatrical exp…

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Trevor Jackson Confronts Dark Entities at Knott's Scary Farm

Trevor Jackson Confronts Dark Entities at Knott's Scary FarmIt's that time of year again! Young Hollywood is back at Knott's Scary Farm where we meet up with singer/actor Trevor Jackson to c…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Polly Borland: Polyverse by Arts Review

The National Gallery of Victoria presents an exhibition of new and recent work by renowned Australian artist Polly Borland, who is famed for her beguiling photographs of noted figures, inclu…

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22 July — astonishing account of the Utoya massacre

Paul Greengrass and his cast of Norwegian unknowns capture the horrifying and the humdrum alike

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The Haunting of Hill House, Netflix — morgue-porn with philosophical mystery

It’s a weird hybrid: the corpse of a dysfunctional family drama infused with the embalming fluid of Gothic horror

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Wait, Didn't We Just Watch That Scene? - Inside David Greenspan's new time- and reality-bending play

Inside David Greenspan's new time- and reality-bending play---The spark for The Things That Were There was ignited the night David Greenspan agreed to auction off his talents. The five-time …

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Amy Miller, Nana Chinara and Samara Gaev on "Cracks of Light" At Gibney Dance by The Dance Enthusiast

Amy Miller, Nana Chinara, and Samara Gaev answer some questions about "Cracks of Light," part of Gibney’s annual observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries 2018 Plays Limited Run Off-Broadway Starting October 10 by Andrew Gans

New York Theatre Workshop presents the engagement at the Connelly Theater.

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Can You Name These Broadway Shows From an Alternate Title? by Logan Culwell-Block

Many of your favorite plays and musicals have iconic titles—but if we take that away, will you still know the show? Take our quiz to find out!

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