Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Netflix to Produce Chris Williams’ “Jacob And The Sea Beast” by Blouin Artinfo

Netflix will be producing “Jacob And The Sea Beast,” a CG animated feature film written and directed by Academy Award® winning filmmaker Chris Williams.“Jacob And The Sea Beast” is …

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Waiting for Godot (Druid Theatre) by Darryl Reilly

Ms. Hynes has the cast at full speed emphasizing slapstick and employing stylized poses and gestures.  There’s exaggerated choreography-like movement such as extending legs and dipping do…

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“Green Book” at Cobble Hill Cinemas, New York by Blouin Artinfo

“Green Book,” a humorous film about an African-American pianist, who hires a tough talking bouncer for his protection, opens at New York’s Cobble Hill Cinemas on November 20, 2018.A bi…

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Cate Blanchett Ready for American Television Debut by Blouin Artinfo

Cate Blanchett is all set to make her American TV debut as a notorious anti-feminist, reports Vanity Fair.The new TV series will narrate the story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights …

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Are You Persistent or Consistent In Your Pursuit of Excellence? by Joe Patti

Seth Godin made a post earlier this week comparing Persistence with Consistent wherein he starts with the statement “Persistence is sort of annoying.” He goes on to talk about th…

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EVE'S SONG - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Howard Miller

Playwright Patricia Ione Lloyd stands on the shoulders of giants to bring us a sizzling and darkly comic new work, Eve's Song, opening tonight at the Public Theater in a riveting production …

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

Constance Wu Hopes “Crazy Rich Asians” Success Will Bring More Diversity in Hollywood by Blouin Artinfo

“Crazy Rich Asian” actress Constance Wu hopes that the film’s success will open vistas for more culturally diverse subjects in Hollywood, reports Cheddar, the video news network.The ac…

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‘AMERICAN SON’ by Corine Cohen

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Let It Snow! Four New Songs To Appear In FROZEN 2! by BroadwayWorld

This week, Frozen co-director Jennifer Lee dropped some fun new details about the upcoming sequel, Frozen 2, including the addition of four new songs

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Review: In ‘Eve’s Song,’ the Ghosts Are Not the Scariest Part by Ben Brantley

Patricia Ione Lloyd’s macabre domestic comedy suggests that for African-Americans, every day is a potential horror movie in the making.

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Photo Flash: Tony Nominated SUMMER Star Ariana DeBose Takes The Stage at Birdland! by BroadwayWorld

Birdland Theater was thrilled to present Ariana DeBose, one of the stars of Broadway'sSummer The Donna Summer Musical, on Monday, November 5.

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People You Should Know . . . Sasha Lazare by Zack Calhoon

Sasha Lazare is originally from Ann Arbor, MI and holds a BFA in Drama from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She's also the proud Co-Founder of Pigeonholed Theater Company. While currently play…

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People You Should Know . . . Caitlin Cimino by Zack Calhoon

Caitlin Cimino is originally from small town New Jersey, Caitlin resides in Ridgewood with her cat, Squid. This past May, she graduated from Pratt institute with her BFA in Creative Writing.…

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People You Should Know . . . Rashidah Bernay Fowler by Zack Calhoon

Rashidah Bernay Fowler is an actress living and working in New York City. She is currently playing Amyas Paulet in Schiller’s Mary Stuart with Pigeonholed Theater Company. She is looking t…

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First look at Queer Screen’s 26th Mardi Gras Film Festival Lineup by Arts Review

Showcasing a diverse range of LGBTIQ stories from around the world, Queer Screen has offered a first look of the 26th Mardi Gras Film Festival program announcing 10 teaser films that will …

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Eve’s Song: How Black Women’s Lives Don’t Always Matter in America by Michael Sommers

★★★ The Public Theater premieres the threnody of a blameless woman's destruction The post Eve’s Song: How Black Women’s Lives Don’t Always Matter in America appeared …

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Eve’s Song: Patricia Ione Lloyd’s Tough Look at Racism Today by David Finkle

★★★★ A middle-class black family and interloping spirits hold out little hope for today's race relations The post Eve’s Song: Patricia Ione Lloyd’s Tough Look at Racism …

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Honoring the Life & Work of Dr. Ntozake Shange by Jamara Wakefield

“I believe in magic. I believe in being carried away.” Broadway Black began reporting on Dr. Ntozake Shange over a year ago as she was returning to the stage as poet, performer, and …

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‘Frozen 2’ Already Has Four New Songs; Elsa and Anna Will ‘Go Far Out of Arendelle’ by Marcmalkin

The “Frozen” sequel may already have its “Let It Go.” “We have a new song that I think is an evolution,” Jennifer Lee, co-director of the first and second films, told Variety on …

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Concert Review: ‘Declassified: Ben Folds Presents Regina Spektor and Caleb Teicher’ at NSO by Kristin Franco

“We’ll pass it on to you, and you’ll blow us all away.” NSO Artistic Advisor Ben Folds continues his crusade to bring orchestral music to the masses with his concert …

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In this thoughtful production, Primary Stage presents three of A.R. Gurney s one-act plays.

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Theatre Review: ‘Beetlejuice’ at The National Theatre by Lynne Menefee

The new musical, “Beetlejuice,” based on charmingly quirky 1988 movie with Michael Keaton as the title character and Tim Burton as the director, is making its pre-Broadway run a…

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Kurt Vonnegut satirizes militarism by Cogency

Happy Birthday Wanda June by Kurt Vonnegut, directed by Jeff Wise for Wheelhouse Theatre Company at the Duke on 42nd Street, New York, through November 29, 2018.   The novelist Kurt Von…

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Theatre Review: ‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast’ at Damascus Theatre Company by Mary Ann Johnson

Lighthearted and fun—that would describe the Damascus Theatre Company’s production of “Beauty and the Beast.” As probably everyone knows, the story concerns Belle who is …

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Snoop Dogg is just cruising around Washington, singing and smoking by Emily Heil

The rapper, in town for shows at the Warner Theater this weekend, has been making the rounds.

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Director Caroline Wilkes: It’s time to change theatre’s working practices to support carers by Caroline Wilkes

Theatre’s working patterns make it almost impossible for carers to participate in a meaningful way. Caroline Wilkes argues that the industry would

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Editor’s View: As theatre braces itself for challenges, it’s time to talk about boards by Alistair Smith

Whenever I talk to theatre executives, there is one topic that they tend to bring up more than any other: boards. The

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Best Actress Oscar odds: Olivia Colman inches past Glenn Close — will she take down Lady Gaga next? by Joyce Eng

Is the queen ascending to her throne? After weeks in third place in our Best Actress Oscar predictions, Olivia Colman (“The Favourite”) has just moved past Glenn Close (“Th…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Driver Who Killed Two Children in Brooklyn Is Found Dead by Ali Winston

The driver, Dorothy Bruns, 44, was discovered dead in her Staten Island home with a bottle of pills and a suicide note nearby, the police said.

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#2018TBAawards recap

by Sunshine Lampitoc Smith It?s the day-after-the-day-after the #2018TBAawards, and here we are, #TeamTBA, with a brief recap of the magical event!   via GIPHY Over 700 attendees …

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on tour by Cogency

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, music & lyrics by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman, plus songs by Anthony Newley & Leslie Bricusse. Philadelphia Academy of M…

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Steve Rosen and David Rossmer stop by HQ to chat about The Other Josh Cohen and more with Paul Wontorek.

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The Messiah, New Comedy from the Writer of The 39 Steps, to Play London Holiday Run by Andy Lefkowitz

The Messiah, a new theatrical comedy written and directed by Patrick Barlow (The 39 Steps), will arrive at London's Other Palace this holiday season. Lesley Garrett, Hugh Dennis and John…

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream For All by Jk Clarke

        by JK Clarke   No matter the plaudits already heaped on the Public Theater’s Mobile Unit, it is time that the group be acknowledged by one or all of the ma…

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Mois?s Kaufman to Direct Berkeley Rep's PARADISE SQUARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL, A.J. Shively, Kennedy Caughell, and More Star by BroadwayWorld

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Paradise Square An American Musical. The world premiere is helmed by acclaimed director Moiss Kaufman, with cho…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Show Us Your Wall: Terrence McNally Cherishes the Light in Art. Until It Goes Out. by Ted Loos

“A great work is one you never get tired of — you find new value in it every day.” So says this playwright, who has a taste for lyrical realism.

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92Y’s Musical Theatre Development Lab Will Focus on Shows for Young Audiences by Adam Hetrick

Thirteen writers will spend the next year creating new works for young theatregoers.

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Are Our Theatres Too Intimidating To First-Timers? by Artsjournal

What if you have never been to the theatre before? Could the entrance also be seen as a barrier that feels as if it is there to keep you out just as much to welcome you in? Once you get insi…

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Jeff Sessions fired: Kathy Griffin, John Legend, Josh Gad and more celebrities react by Usa Today, Hannah Yasharoff, Usa Today

President Donald Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions Wednesday and Kathy Griffin, John Legend and more celebrities had a lot to say about it.       …

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Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 11/7/18 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 11/7/18. "A Connecticut Christmas Carol" returns to Goodspeed. "Christmas On The Rocks" returns to Hartford's TheaterWorks, and The Capitol Steps bring their po…

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Ghostlight Records has announced that it will record The Jonathan Larson Project to be released in early 2019. The album will [...] The post GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS WILL RECORD “THE …

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Odds & Ends: Andréa Burns to Star as Judy Holliday in New Play Smart Blonde & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Andréa Burns to Star as Judy Holliday in New Play Smart Blonde Andréa Burns, standout original cast member …

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Michael Park, Heidi Blickenstaff & More to Join Sutton Foster & Gavin Creel in My One and Only Benefit by Andy Lefkowitz

A final foursome of stars have been announced to appear in next week's highly anticipated benefit performance of the 1983 Gershwin musical My One and Only. The previously announced …

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Alec Baldwin Gets a Gig Reading Celebrity Books on Broadway by Megh Wright

The popular live comedy show Celebrity Autobiography, in which performers read excerpts from popular celebrity tell-all books, is heading to Broadway with a bunch of big names attached. Acco…

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Heidi Blickenstaff, Michael Park & More Join Sutton Foster and Gavin Creel in MY ONE AND ONLY by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company Todd Haimes, Artistic DirectorCEO has just announcedthat Heidi Blickenstaff Mickey, Ted Louis Levy Mr. Magix, Michael Park Prince Nicolai and Lance Roberts Rev. J.…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Heidi Blickenstaff, Michael Park, More Join Sutton Foster and Gavin Creel-Led My One and Only Benefit by Ryan McPhee

The one-night-only Roundabout Theatre Company presentation will take place November 12.

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Live-to-picture concert – “Raiders of the Lost Ark” American Youth Symphony by Pauline Adamek

Take your friends and family on a wild ride with the American Youth Symphony (AYS) and Indiana Jones! Maestro Izcaray will lead the AYS in

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Qdos Entertainment Announces Pantomime Season 2018-19 by BroadwayWorld

Beginning later this month, an array of stars from the world of Stage, Screen and Entertainment will light up thirty-five theatres across the nation for this year's Qdos Entertainment pantom…

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Grateful But Still Hungry: ‘The Thanksgiving Play’ by Matthew Wexler

Playwrights Horizons presents Larissa FastHorse's cutting satire about a group of white actors attempting to create a more historically accurate retelling of Thanksgiving.

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Review: Billy Elliot at Signature Theatre by Alexander C. Kafka

A country divided, tensions running high. That was Tuesday evening in America on midterm election night. It was also mid-1980s England in Signature Theatre’s production of Billy Elliot. Wo…

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Go Inside the Recording of The Jonathan Larson Project Album by Marc J. Franklin

The album of the concert, directed and conceived by Jennifer Ashley Tepper, will be released in early 2019.

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Christy Altomare, Nick Blaemire, Julia Murney, and Isaac Powell to Star in Bright Lights, Big City Concert by Adam Hetrick

The rock musical adaptation of Jay McInerney’s New York City-set novel will return for a one-night-only concert.

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Lady Gaga, Sean Penn to Honor Bradley Cooper at American Cinematheque by Marcmalkin

Bradley Cooper is about to get showered in a lot of love. The four-time Oscar nominee will receive the American Cinematheque Award later this month in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Cinematheque…

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Exclusive Music Video! Watch Kelli O'Hara Sing 'So in Love' from Kiss Me, Kate by

Watch Tony winner Kelli O'Hara hit the studio to perform a gorgeous rendition of "So in Love" from Kiss Me, Kate.

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Matthew Broderick Hosts the Drama League Gala Honoring Nathan Lane by Hannah Vine

The November 5 gala featured Christine Baranski, Andrea Martin, Mark Linn-Baker, Jelani Alladin, and more.

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Only Make Believe Gala Celebrates Joe DiPietro & Bethenny Frankel by Sandi Durell

Only Make Believe Gala 2018: Broadway Stars Celebrate the Charity and Award Recipients Joe DiPietro and Bethenny Frankel         By Iris Wiener   Broadway’s best c…

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Play Lead Roles + More in the Pacific Theatre Conservatory’s Summer Season

The Pacific Theatre Conservatory (PCPA) in Santa Maria, California is hiring actors and singers for its upcoming 2019 summer season. Featured shows include popular Broadway fare as well as t…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

TONIGHT! Don’t Tell Mama at 7:00 pm—Deborah Stone Reprisess “Siren Song, A Celebration of All Things Beguiling”

Deborah Stone brings Siren Song, A Celebration of All Things Beguiling back to Don’t Tell Mama, tonight, Wednesday, November 7th at 7pm. Stone and musical director, Daryl Kojak, weave toge…

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Thunderbodies Playwright Kate Tarker Dissects Two Scenes From Her World Premiere by Olivia Clement

The award-winning writer breaks down key moments and characters from the play, now in performances at Soho Rep.

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The Book of Merman by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

The witty score with music and lyrics by Schwartz is a collection of both pastiche songs based on numbers Merman made famous and new ones that fit her style that suggest other famous songs. …

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Review: Beauty and the Beast, King’s Head Theatre by Jessica Handscomb

Beauty and the Beast is a tale as old as time, almost quite literally, as the famous story of the girl locked away in a tower by a ferocious and unforgiving beast is thought to be about 4,00…

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Are You The Next HowlRound Fellow? by Howlround Theatre Commons

By HowlRound Theatre Commons. We're hiring for the next HowlRound Fellow! Could it be you?

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Accident Bear, Bob Bartlett’s latest, born and now staged in an Annapolis laundromat by Keith Loria

“I’ve always loved laundromats.” This declaration by DC playwright Bob Bartlett explains why he set his newest work, The Accident Bear, in The Avenue Laundromat in historic Downtown A…

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Lauren Pattison review – geordie comic's peppy tales of triumph by Brian Logan

Soho theatre, LondonIn her new show, Peachy, Pattison perkily traces her efforts to be young, free and single while coping with mental fragilityLauren Pattison’s first show was about a bre…

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Cast Set for Holiday Tour of A Christmas Story, The Musical by Andrew Gans

The tour of the Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and Joseph Robinette musical will launch November 19 in Orange, Texas.

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‘A Star Is Born’ has the best chance of snagging both male acting Oscars, readers say by Joyce Eng

Are both Maine brothers going to be Oscar winners? That’s what our readers think: 46 percent believe “A Star Is Born” has the best shot of becoming the sixth film to sweep …

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Lively McCabe makes deal with music publisher BMG by Caitlin Huston

Production company Lively McCabe Entertainment has gained the rights to BMG’s music publishing catalog, the fourth largest music publisher in the world. . As part of the deal, Lively McCab…

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Music Video: A Bronx Tale Tour's Joey Barreiro & Brianna-Marie Bell Sing 'In a World Like This' by

A Bronx Tale's Joey Barreiro and Brianna-Marie Bell perform "In a World Like This" from the national tour of the fan-favorite show.

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Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations Has Its Cast by Mark A. Robinson

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations, the forthcoming bio-musical that tells the story of the popular musical group of its namesake, has a cast. Producers Ira Pittelm…

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Photo Flash: The Stars Celebrate Nathan Lane at the 2018 Drama League Gala by BroadwayWorld

Broadway brightest stars celebrated film, television, theater icon and three-time Tony Award-winner Nath Nathan Lane and Broadway producer Fran Weissler at the Drama League's 35th Annual Mus…

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Industry Ticket Offers by Bt

Plainclothes - Broken Nose Theatre at The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee. Performances for this World Premiere dark comedy begin November 9, and All Tickets are Pay-What-You-Can, allowing yo…

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Two Robust Pieces from United Solo by Sandi Durell

  by Alix Cohen   Melina-The Last Greek Goddess   Maria Amalia “Melina” Mercouri (1920-1994) was a fiery, Greek actress, singer and national heroine/politician, the latter…

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Theatre Review: ‘The Agitators’ at Mosaic Theater Company by Elle Marie Sullivan

Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Two great Americans few people have not at least heard of. Few realize that the two were dear friends who both desperately fought for voting rights a…

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Ngozi Anyanwu’s Good Grief — Review by Andrew Shade

“How does one deal with grief? When do we stop grieving?” Writer/Actress Ngozi Anyanwu poetically attempts to address the age-old question with her play, Good Grief, in its New York prem…

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Interview with Pascale Armand by Sandi Durell

  by Ron Fassler   “Natural Shocks is not just entertainment.” This according to Pascale Armand, currently starring in Lauren Gunderson’s new one-person play, Natural Shocks, …

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Pegasus sets authors and plays for 32nd Young Playwrights Festival by Kt Hawbaker

On Wednesday, Pegasus Theatre Chicago announced the authors and plays being presented at the 32nd Young Playwrights Festival at Pegasus’s resident home Chicago Dramatists. The lineup inclu…

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Pennsylvania has no cap on ticket resales, but there are protections by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

For “Hamilton” fans shut out of tickets on the first round of Pittsburgh sales, there’s hope in the $10 lottery for every performance.

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

'King Kong' On Broadway Is The 2,400-Pound Gorilla In The Room by Jeff Lunden

In a new $35 million musical, the star attraction is 20 feet tall and requires 15 people to operate. He's an engineering marvel — and also basically a giant monkey puppet.

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Alec Baldwin, Susan Lucci & More Will Lead Celebrity Autobiography to Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Celebrity Autobiography, the long-running evening featuring performers reading excerpts from star's autobiographies, will arrive on Broadway for the first time this winter. Featuring a s…

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Tony Winner Beth Leavel on Being Invited to The Prom, Her Worker Bee Mentality & More on Show People by

Tony winner Beth Leavel is back on Broadway in The Prom. She is playing Dee Dee Allen, a delightfully narcissistic, Tony-touting Broadway diva. Not unlike her Prom evil twin, Great White Way…

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Show People with Paul Wontorek: Beth Leavel of The Prom by

Tony winner Beth Leavel talks The Prom, her incredible career and more.

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FEATURED SHOW: What have people been saying about Sholom Aleichem in the Old Country? by Featured Content

Saul Reichlin performs his new one-man show Sholom Aleichem in the Old Country, featuring characters from the master Jewish storyteller. Find out how Tevye from Fiddler on the Roof became th…

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'Trojan Women' tosses aside language in favor of universal grief in Jersey City: review by Patrick Maley | For Nj Advance Media

Jersey City Theater Center production presents Euripides's "Trojan Women," with a linguistic tapestry of 12 languages

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Ariana Grande Releases ‘Breathin’ Video So You Can Finally Exhale by Jordan Crucchiola

Ari season continues! In addition to putting on a First Wives Club–themed performance on Ellen today, the tiny titan of pop just released the video for “Breathin” (the official video, …

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Industry Interview: Mike Isaacson on Why You Should Meet Him at The Muny! by Robert Diamond

For 101 seasons, The Muny has brought a little bit of Broadway toSt. Louis, as one of the country's premier institutions in musical theatre.As the nation's largest outdoor musical theatre, t…

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BWW Review: RED in Cinemas Showcases Geniuses at Work by David Clarke

Almost a decade after John Logan's searing, two-person drama RED first held audiences transfixed, Trafalgar Releasing is bringing it to cinemas across the US and UK tonight. This past summer…

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Northern Stage Names Irene Green Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

Green has been promoted from the role of associate managing director.

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Chahine Yavroyan obituary by Anthony Neilson

Innovative lighting designer who ushered in a new era of stage drama settingWhen Chahine Yavroyan, who has died of cancer aged 68, arrived in London in the early 1970s, theatrical lighting w…

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Debbie’s Top 10 ideas for stage adaptations by Debbie Gilpin

I thought I should have a think about what sort of things I’d like to be adapted for the stage – basically anything with a bit more originality to it than the endless parade of teen movi…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)

Los Angeles’ Garry Marshall Theatre to Honor Pretty Woman: The Musical Producer at Annual Gala by Ruthie Fierberg

Hairspray Tony winner Marissa Jaret Winokur is also set to perform.

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BWW Review: SEXY LAUNDRY, Tabard Theatre by Gary Naylor

Sexy Laundry looks at middle class hopes and fears in a two handed comedy that must have felt a little old-fashioned when first staged in Canada in 2002.

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Alec Baldwin, Susan Lucci & More to Lead Celebrity Autobiography to Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Celebrity Autobiography, the long-running evening featuring performers reading excerpts from star's autobiographies, will arrive on Broadway for the first time this winter. Featuring a s…

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The Show: Get to Know the Cast of Lincoln Center Theater's The King and I Tour by

Shall we dance? The cast of Rodgers + Hammerstein's The King and I preview the touring production of the classic musical.

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The Messiah, New Comedy from the Writer of The 39 Steps, to Play West End Holiday Run by Andy Lefkowitz

The Messiah, a new theatrical comedy written and directed by Patrick Barlow (The 39 Steps), will arrive at the West End's Other Palace this holiday season. Lesley Garrett, Hugh Dennis an…

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The court battle that put the First World War on trial is relived onstage in Cobourg by Lee Berthiaume - The Canadian Press

Last Day, Last Hour, about Sir Arthur Currie’s libel suit against the Port Hope Evening Guide, is staged in the original courtroom where the trial took place.

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Ken Olin and Patricia Wettig, Stars of Thirtysomething, Will Be Honored by New York Stage and Film by Adam Hetrick

The married actors co-starred on the Golden Globe Award-winning television series.

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Kathleen Turner, Ginnifer Goodwin Join DOLLY PARTON'S HEARTSTRINGS by TV News Desk

Kathleen Turner,Ginnifer Goodwin, and Kyle Bornheimer have been cast in the episode of'Dolly Parton's Heartstrings'titled'These Old Bones,' according to Variety.

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Exclusive: 10 ExtraOrdinary Days of A.R.T. - A Look Back On PROMETHEUS BOUND With Gavin Creel, Lena Hall, Uzo Aduba and More! by BroadwayWorld

To celebrate 10 years of theAmerican Repertory Theater at Harvard University A.R.T. BroadwayWorld is counting down to their production of ExtraOrdinary, a show highlighting productions of th…

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CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Heads to Broadway for the Holidays, Featuring Alec Baldwin, Rachel Dratch and More! by BroadwayWorld

Celebrity Autobiography, the award-winning hit comedy show in which celebrities act out other celebrities' jaw-dropping memoirs verbatim, will come to Broadway's Marquis Theatre 210 West 46t…

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John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey: American Stories by Sandi Durell

    by Brian Scott Lipton   While much of the world sat glued to their TVs, waiting for one of the most important American stories of the past 20 years to unfold, lucky patron…

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Hansol Jung's Wild Goose Dreams Plays The Public Theater by Hannah Vine

Jung's play with music, directed by Leigh Silverman, returns to The Public following a run in the studio.

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Sexy Laundry review at Tabard Theatre, London – ‘uninspired marital comedy’ by Paul Vale

Playwright Michele Riml is popular in Canada, where her plays have achieved critical acclaim and commercial success. Her 2003 short play Sexy

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The Acting Company's Fall Gala to Honor Bill Rauch by Olivia Clement

The evening, hosted by Tony winner Harriet Harris, will also honor Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel and Ambassador Carl Spielvogel.

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It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story Premieres at the DOC NYC Festival by Barry Singer

The new documentary tells the story of the legendary jazz label founded by German Jewish refugees.

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Celebrity Autobiography Headed to Broadway With Alec Baldwin, Mario Cantone, Susan Lucci, and Cecily Strong by Adam Hetrick

The long-running Off-Broadway series features stars reading the memoirs of the famous and infamous.

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Alec Baldwin, Cecily Strong Set For Broadway’s ‘Celebrity Autobiography’; Rachel Dratch, Susan Lucci In Line-Up by Greg Evans

Alec Baldwin, Cecily Strong, Rachel Dratch and Susan Lucci are among the stars heading to Broadway for a four-night stand of Celebrity Autobiography, the comedy in which celebrities read t…

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‘Celebrity Autobiography’ to play four nights at the Marquis Theatre by Caitlin Huston

“Celebrity Autobiography,” a comedy show in which celebrities act out the memoirs of other celebrities, is coming to Broadway for four nights over the holiday season. The show, which fea…

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Comics Tim Allen, Orny Adams to do stand-up on casino stages by Christopher Arnott

An established comedy icon who came up on the old sitcom/“Tonight Show” route, and a member of the next generation, whose career took a similar trajectory during changing times, both hit…

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'Paradise Blue,' the first of Dominique Morisseau's 'Detroit Trilogy,' at Long Wharf by Christopher Arnott

Dominique Morisseau is one of the most produced playwrights in the country right now. TheaterWorks did Morisseau’s “Sunset Baby” last year. The hot Morisseau scripts this season are th…

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20 Questions in 2 Minutes with Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Star Storm Lever

Watch Summer: The Donna Summer Musical star Storm Lever take on fast-paced 20 questions about Broadway, dream roles, warming up, her endless joy, and more!

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Horror Christmas: Sink the Pink premieres How to Catch a Krampus at Pleasance

Think Sweeney Todd. Think Shockheaded Peter. Think The Wicker Man. At Christmas. Renowned international drag collective Sink The Pink get their debut theatrical residency with black alternat…

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Fornés and the Magic in the Room by American Theatre Editors

The free writing she taught us may have opened us up, but she also subtly framed and shaped our sense of theatrical form.

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A Youthful Fresh Take on ‘Our Class’ at Georgetown University by John Stoltenberg

Long before the recent shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Derek Goldman had planned to direct a production of Our Class with student actors at Georgetown University. It is…

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Ariana Grande Stumbles, Laughs While Performing ‘Thank U, Next’ on ‘Ellen’ (Watch) by Jem Aswad

Ariana Grande performed her new single “Thank U, Next” on “Ellen” Wednesday morning, amplifying the song’s theme by appearing with two dancers on a set made up to look like a weddi…

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Patricia Ione Lloyd’s Eve’s Song Opens Off-Broadway by Andrew Shade

Beginning previews October 21st, The Public Theater celebrates the official opening of Eve’s Song by Patricia Ione Lloyd on November 7th. Eve’s Song follows the haunting of a Bl…

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Behind the Unparalleled Puppetry of Broadway’s King Kong by Ruthie Fierberg

Puppet designer Sonny Tilders and Kong movement director Gavin Robins reveal the fusion of technology and human power needed to create a 2,000-pound silverback gorilla onstage.

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Temptations Musical Ain't Too Proud Sets Casting for Broadway Bow by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready! Casting is set for the upcoming Broadway production of Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations, premiering at the Imperial Theatre in 2019. The previo…

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THE JONATHAN LARSON PROJECT Will Get Album Release in 2019! by BroadwayWorld

Ghostlight Records has announced that it will record The Jonathan Larson Project to be released in early 2019. The album will be based on a concert originally presented at Feinstein's54 Belo…

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Photo Flash: Check Out All New Photos of Christiani Pitts and the Puppet in KING KONG by BroadwayWorld

The new musical King Kong opens on Broadway tomorrow, Thursday November 8, at the Broadway Theatre 1681 Broadway. The production began performances October 5.All new photos have been release…

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Look Back at Mayerling at The Royal Opera House by Hannah Vine

The ballet will be screened in major US cinemas November 13.

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Stage of reason: How theatre is being used to engage people in science by James Doeser

Scan the programme of any UK science festival and you will see that we are living through a golden age of collaboration.

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Oh, no! Ariana Grande trips while performing new song about famous exes on 'Ellen' by Usa Today, Erin Jensen, Usa Today

Ariana Grande's debut performance of the ballad about her exes on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" was nearly flawless, except for small misstep.        

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Aziza display focused virtuosity at Ronnie Scott’s, London

The jazz supergroup’s set combined structure with shape-shifting improvisations

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A fresh, urgent Romeo and Juliet at the Barbican, London

Everyone is in a hurry in Erica Whyman’s rough and volatile staging

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West Side Story to be Leicester Curve’s 2019 Christmas show by Matthew Hemley

Curve in Leicester is to stage West Side Story in 2019, featuring new choreography by Ellen Kane. Kane, who is associate choreographer

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Cost of music lessons pricing out children from poorer backgrounds, claims Musicians’ Union by Georgia Snow

Warnings have been issued over the under-representation of people from lower-income backgrounds in the music industry, after it was revealed that children

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'King Kong' On Broadway Is The 2,400-Pound Gorilla In The Room by Jeff Lunden

In a new $35 million musical, the star attraction is 20 feet tall and requires 15 people to operate. He's an engineering marvel — and also basically a giant monkey puppet.

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Zoo review – soulmates, sloths and slutty penguins by Michael Billington

Theatre 503, London A Florida zoo curator befriends a British bat enthusiast in Lily Bevan’s engaging pair of interwoven monologuesLily Bevan is a talented writer-performer who has previou…

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Enter for the Chance to Win a Winter Weekend in NYC and 2 Tickets to King Kong on Broadway by Playbill Staff

The package also includes a stay at the Knickerbocker Hotel and two VIP passes to skate at Bryant Park.

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Is There An Executive Exodus At This North Texas Theater? by Artsjournal1

Joanie Schultz will have been on the job for only two years when she leaves the WaterTower Theatre in Dallas County. Her unexpected resignation comes just a few months after the departure of…

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The Waverly Gallery by David Kaufman

Even with the indelible impression of Eileen Heckart’s magnificent, original Gladys intact, Elaine May overcomes any comparisons as the current Gladys. There is nothing inventive or even a…

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‘There is no story to be immersed in’: DIVINE PROPORTIONS – Vault Theatre by Shanine Salmon

Sadly Shotgun Carousel’s Divine Proportions, which markets itself as an immersive dining experience, is neither immersive or very interesting.

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

They Shall Not Grow Old — an astonishing act of remembrance from Peter Jackson

Archive first world war footage is brought vividly to life with sound, colour and 3D imagery

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1015: Rachel Bublitz by Adam Szymkowicz

Rachel BublitzHometown: San Diego, CaliforniaCurrent Town: Salt Lake City, UtahQ:  What are you working on now?A:  Right now I'm working on a play commissioned by the Egyptian You…

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Amy and the Orphans Recipient of The Arc's Catalyst Award by Olivia Clement

Jamie Brewer, Edward Barbanell, and playwright Lindsey Ferrentino will share the Entertainment Industry Excellence Award.

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BWW Review: ALL WE EVER WANTED WAS EVERYTHING, Bush Theatre by Charlie Wilks

This is a really brilliant production, full of life, energy, exuberance, and joy. Luke Barnes' script breaks your heart in the subtlest of ways. His writing poetically tells the story of aba…

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Wildlife — Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal in a subtle story of tragic hankerings

Actor Paul Dano’s directorial debut shows his command of the medium

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Chris Pine is a dirt-faced Robert the Bruce in Netflix’s Outlaw King

Story of the Scots hero is muddy, sombre and violent

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Judi Dench lends support to south London’s Omnibus Theatre as patron by Matthew Hemley

Judi Dench has become a patron of Omnibus Theatre in south London. She described small venues such as the Omnibus as “the

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Benedict Cumberbatch is suitably malevolent as the voice of The Grinch

Dr Seuss’s Christmas story gets a second, loudly coloured cinematic outing

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Immigration Crises, Through a Polish Lens: Martyna Majok’s “Cost of Living” at the Fountain by Brian Marks

By Brian Marks Martyna Majok is originally from Poland, but she and her mother immigrated to the United States when she was five years old. Though Majok (pronounced MY-oak) has spent the ma…

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Watch Tony Winner Laura Benanti Discuss the Opportunities Eliza Doolittle Offers Her by Mark Peikert

The new star of My Fair Lady on Broadway talks about finally tackling her dream role.

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Temptations Musical Ain't Too Proud Announces Casting for Broadway Bow by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready! Casting is set for the upcoming Broadway production of Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations, premiering at the Imperial Theatre in 2019. The previo…

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35th Annual Drama League Gala by Barry Gordin

Benefit Gala Honoring Nathan Lane hosted by Matthew Broderick at The Plaza Hotel. November 5, 2018: The Drama League presented the 35th Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring film,…

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‘Ain’t Too Proud’ will bring existing cast to Broadway by Caitlin Huston

“Ain’t Too Proud” will bring its existing cast to Broadway. The Temptations musical, which has played several out-of-town performances, will star Derrick Baskin as Otis W…

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Ariana Grande Reboots The First Wives Club With Her ‘Thank U, Next’ Performance on Ellen by Anne Victoria Clark

Segueing firmly into the “watch rom-coms and pretend you are Diane Keaton” stage of a breakup, Ariana Grande staged a full-blown First Wives Club homage on Ellen while performing her new…

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Cast Set for Broadway Premiere of Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations by Andrew Gans

Performances begin in February 2019 at the Imperial.

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Derrick Baskin, James Harkness, Jawan M. Jackson, Jeremy Pope, and Ephraim Sykes Will Lead AIN'T TOO PROUD on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Official casting has been announced for the Broadway premiere of Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations. Also announced today are the ticket on-sale dates for the Broadway p…

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Celebrity Autobiography Is Going to Broadway by Mark A. Robinson

For four nights only this holiday season, theatergoers will have a rare opportunity for uniquely-hilarious nights at the theatre. Celebrity Autobiography, in which celebrities act out other …

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PUFFS Will Offer Digital Download, Script And Performance Rights by BroadwayWorld

PUFFS or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic amp Magic, New York's long-running comedy, has announced that the play be available for licensing and the script will …

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Harriet Harris Will Host The Acting Company's Fall Gala by BroadwayWorld

The Acting Company Ian Belknap, Artistic Director Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director will honor director and artistic leader Bill Rauch and the married civic leaders Barbaralee Diamons…

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Don't Throw Away Your Shot! How to Get Tickets to HAMILTON in Puerto Rico by BroadwayWorld

Lin-Manuel Miranda is returning to his lead role as Alexander Hamilton for 24 performances only when he brings HAMILTON to Puerto Rico January 8-27, 2019. This is the first, and only, schedu…

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Update: BAT OUT OF HELL National Tour Postponed Until 2019 by BroadwayWorld

A show representative tells us that the tour will be postponed until 2019. 'The tour will now launch in 2019 with stops in St. Paul, Dallas, and Washington D.C. ahead of the previously annou…

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Go Behind the Scenes of the U.K.'s The Sound of Music Live Before Its PBS Premiere by Playbill Staff

Airing November 9 as part of PBS' Great Performances series, the live broadcast of the beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein classic stars Kara Tointon, Julian Ovenden, and Maria Friedman.

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‘Powerful, polished & utterly absorbing’: SWEET LIKE CHOCOLATE BOY – Brockley Jack Theatre by Liz Dyer

Powerful, polished and utterly absorbing, Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu’s Sweet Like Chocolate Boy explores the changing face of Black British identity and protest over the last three decades, …

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 9am (Broadway Time)

BWW Interview: Eva Noblezada & Reeve Carney Talk HADESTOWN by Rona Kelly

We sat down to talk to the lovers themselves Orpheus and EurydiceReeve Carney who returns to the production, and Eva Noblezadawho joins it anew. With the National Olivier being the largest v…

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Olivier-Winning Jesus Christ Superstar Will Transfer to London’s Barbican Theatre by Andrew Gans

The Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre production won the Olivier for Best Musical Revival.

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by Susan Grace

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Bad news ‘Breaking Bad’ fans: Bryan Cranston may not be in Vince Gilligan’s new movie ‘Greenbrier’ by Paul Sheehan

“Breaking Bad” fans are hoping that Vince Gilligan‘s new movie, “Greenbrier,” is connected to the Emmy-winning TV series. His hometown newspaper, the Albuquerqu…

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Today we light a candle in our hearts in memory of Joel Markowitz, our beloved founding editor, whom we lost one year ago. by Dcmetrotheaterarts Staff

The post Today we light a candle in our hearts in memory of Joel Markowitz, our beloved founding editor, whom we lost one year ago. appeared first on DC Metro Theater Arts.

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BWW Review: Larissa FastHorse's Comedy of Social Justice Warrior Errors, THE THANKSGIVING PLAY by Michael Dale

There are many factors, grant and school board requirements that we need to fulfill with this piece, the director explains to the cast on the first day of rehearsal of a Thanksgiving play fo…

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VIDEO: Watch a Clip From RED, Starring Alfred Molina and Alfred Enoch, Coming to Cinemas Today by BroadwayWorld TV

The critically acclaimed production of John Logan's Red with Alfred Molina and Alfred Enoch will be screened in selected cinemas across the UK and North America today, November 7.

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Joe Iconis Will Sit Down For A Live Podcast Event And Performance With Ilana Levine by BroadwayWorld

Two-time Drama Desk nominated writer and performer Joe Iconis will sit down for a live podcast event and performance with actress and Little Known Facts podcast host Ilana Levine on November…

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‘Energy & chemistry fizzes throughout’: BEAUTY & THE BEAST – King’s Head Theatre by Laura Kressly

Fat Rascal Theatre Company has created magic in its gender-swapped, musical parody of Beauty and the Beast.

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In pictures (November 8): Jermyn Street, Southwark Playhouse, Rufus Norris at Guildhall, Hornchurch 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 Haunting Julia at

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Arts needs to recognise excellence in teaching (your views, November 8) by The Stage

I note that “excellence in arts education” is to be an offstage category in the 2019 UK Theatre Awards (‘UK Theatre revamps

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Call Redialed: NEW Marilyn Maye interview: "Marilyn Gives Thanks" at Feinstein's/54 Below by Adam Rothenberg

Live from New York City, I got to interview the legendary, Grammy Nominated "Queen of Cabaret," Marilyn Maye. We discuss her upcoming show at Feinstein's/54 Below (Marilyn Maye Gives Thanks)…

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Diary: Halloween lift lock-in makes Nativity go up late in Liverpool by Tabard

There was a ghost in the machine at a performance of Nativity the Musical last week. Or rather, a ghost in the

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Al G. Field: The Millionaire Minstrel by Trav S.D.

The name Al G. Field or Al G. Fields (1848-1921) pops up in many a former minstrel’s** biography. His birth name was Alfred G. Hatfield, the G. standing either for Griffin or Griffith.…

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Film Review: “Bohemian Rhapsody” — Pure Pleasure by Adam Ellsworth

The film captures everything I love about Queen -- the outrageousness, the audacity, the bigness of it all.

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Rep reborn: How the revived repertory model is lighting up Leatherhead by Julia Rank

With Sybil Thorndike as its patron, Leatherhead was once home to a thriving repertory theatre, but has since struggled to rebuild its identity.

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Rambert2 review at Sadler’s Wells, London – ‘a thrilling triple bill’ by Anna Winter

Rambert2 has arrived. Made up of 13 newly-graduated dancers from around the world, Rambert’s new junior company is a blazingly talented troupe

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Review: "Fiddler on the Roof" at The Bushnell, Hartford by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group review of "Fiddler on The Roof" at The Bushnell in Hartford. Still so relevant and affecting in today's headlines; a beautiful production with Israeli starYehezkel Laza…

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KNITMAS Comes to Greenwich Theatre by BroadwayWorld

A daft and heart-warming Christmas show KNITMAS is coming to London's Greenwich Theatre this December.

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Hugh Dennis, Lesley Garrett And John Marquez Lead THE MESSIAH at the Other Palace by BroadwayWorld

Three towering talents play a cast of thousands in this new comedy by the writer of the Olivier Award-winning West End hit The 39 Steps as Patrick Barlow's The Messiah transfers to London's …

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BWW's On This Day - November 7, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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The Exorcism review at Battersea Arts Centre, London – ‘funny, eerie, and formally playful’ by Natasha Tripney

Poet and performer Ross Sutherland relishes an experiment. He’s written palindrome plays and interactive comedy gigs, as well as the sublime fusion

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Extreme Close-ups Are Defining the Current Movie Moment by Chris Lee

Less than ten minutes into At Eternity’s Gate, director Julian Schnabel’s biographical reimagining of the final days of Vincent van Gogh (which premiered at the Venice International Film…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 7am (Broadway Time)

How to navigate the holding room at auditions by Admin

Auditions are stressful. You’ve got to think on your feet, focus on every detail of choreography and show off flawless technique, all while exuding confidence. That’s easier said than do…

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King’s Theatre in Edinburgh to go dark for two years as it undergoes £20m redevelopment by Thom Dibdin

Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre is to go dark for 23 months from September 2021 for a £20 million refurbishment that will protect the

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Simon Willmont, Lucyelle Cliffe, Jenny Gayner, and Garry Freer Will Lead A CHRISTMAS STORY at Waterloo East Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Casting announcement for Pasek and Paul's A Christmas Story, The Musical European Premier at Waterloo East Theatre.

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Dame Judi Dench is Omnibus Theatre Patron To Mark Venue's 5th Birthday by BroadwayWorld

Omnibus Theatre celebrates its 5th Birthday on the 10th November by announcing Dame Judi Dench as its newest Patron. She joins a roster of high profile figures from across the arts and theat…

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Burnley Empire put up for auction with a £1 starting price by Giverny Masso

The troubled Burnley Empire Theatre has been put up for auction by its owners, sparking fresh hopes for its restoration. Ranked 14th

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Careers Clinic: How can I apply my acting skills to an off-stage theatre job interview? by John Byrne

I trained as an actor but over the past few years I have found my career moving into writing and directing, initially

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‘Captivating, uplifting & courageous’: THE GREATER GAME – Waterloo East Theatre ★★★★ by Anne Cox

The Greater Game tells the remarkable true story of what happened when 41 members of Leyton Orient Football Club, including ten first team players, officials and backroom staff, enlisted at …

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Dear West End Producer: ‘Why doesn’t the younger generation have much love for theatre?’ by @westendproducer

#Dear @westendproducer why do you think the younger generation en mass haven’t got much of a love for theatre? How can we

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Matt Hancock: ‘Arts on prescription should be at centre of UK healthcare system’ by Georgia Snow

Health secretary Matt Hancock has declared that prescribing arts and culture should become an “indispensable tool” in tackling loneliness, mental health and

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On The Curious Voyage, theatregoers cross continents for an experience without boundary by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Surprise, uncertainty, even risk are part of the experience for those who take the theatrical voyage that begins in Barrie, Ontario and ends in London, England three days later.

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Rambert: Two review – spiky, sassy dancers seize the stage by Lyndsey Winship

Sadler’s Wells, LondonRambert showcases its new sister company in Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar’s knockout Killer Pig, plus work by Benoit Swan Pouffer and Rafael BonachelaEight hundred youn…

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The Madness of George III review – Mark Gatiss delivers a tour de force by Kate Maltby

Nottingham PlayhouseGatiss and Adrian Scarborough are electric together in a technically striking outing for Alan Bennett’s modern classicFrom The League of Gentleman to Sherlock’s smirk…

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REVIEW: Chekhov’s First Play, Battersea Arts Centre ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Chekhov’s First Play presented by Dead Centre at Battersea Arts Centre. This post REVIEW: Chekhov’s First Play, Battersea Arts Centre ✭✭✭…

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The Royal Opera House Presents A Cinema Festival This Christmas by BroadwayWorld

The Royal Opera House will launch its first ever Cinema Festival on Monday 3 December in the newly refurbished Linbury Theatre in the heart of Covent Garden. Children can go free to all Satu…

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Romeo and Juliet, Barbican review - plenty of action but not enough words by Alexandra.coghlan

Erica Whyman's RSC production finds youthful energy but not clarityIt’s clear from the start – from a Prologue that quickly dissolves familiar rhythms and words into a Babel of clam…

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Wake Up With BWW 11/7: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE in Cinemas, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Everybody's Talking About Jamie will begin screenings in cinemas nationwide today, and more

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‘Touchingly poignant, gentle but funny show’: THE WIPERS TIMES – Arts Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

The Wipers Times is a touchingly poignant, gentle but funny show which successfully shows how laughter helped one group of soldiers get through the war – without diminishing the impact WWI…

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Art reinvented: Smartphone pictures take a stylish turn in museum show

In all kinds of weather, Davis couple Dave Webb and Melinda Welsh would get up at dawn for a leisurely drive along the flat and winding back roads of Yolo … Click to Continue »

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#HamiltonHumpDay - Sara Bareilles sings “Theodosia Reprise” as part of #HamilDrop

With her co-hosting stint at this year's Tony Awards and the announcement of WAITRESS heading to the West End next year, Sara Bareilles is taking over the theatre world! Now she's joining th…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Open Air Theatre’s Jesus Christ Superstar to transfer to the Barbican by Giverny Masso

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar is to transfer to the Barbican Theatre for 60 performances. The Olivier

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Review: Momma Golda, King’s Head Theatre by Jessica Handscomb

Thelma Ruby is a commendable 93 years old. She’s starred in countless West End Productions, worked with Judi Dench and Orson Welles, done everything from Shakespeare to Panto, and worked o…

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Regent’s Park’s Jesus Christ Superstar returns to London by Robin Johnson

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's Olivier Award-winning production of Jesus Christ Superstar will transfer to the Barbican Theatre for a short run next year. The post Regent’s Park̵…

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Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Will Transfer To The Barbican Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and the Barbican Theatre have today announced that, following its overwhelming sell-out success in 2016 and 2017 at the Open Air Theatre, Jesus Christ Supersta…

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THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY Extends in the West End Ahead Of Residency At The Vaudeville Theatre by BroadwayWorld

The Simon amp Garfunkel Story, the world's biggest and most successful Simon amp Garfunkel theatre show, today announces 6 further West End performances at the Lyric Theatre in 2019 - as it …

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NEWS: Denis O’Hare will make his National Theatre debut playing Tartuffe at the National Theatre by Press Releases

A ‘ferocious new version’ of Molière’s comic masterpiece Tartuffe by John Donnelly will open in February 2019 at the National Theatre with Denis O’Hare making his NT debut in the t…

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BWW Review: HEARD, Camden People's Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Amana and Hafizah share a love for life and too many dreams to count. One wants to go to university, the other wants to find someone she's lost. Both of them can't, however, go on with their…

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Photo Flash: Exclusive First Look At KINKY BOOTS On Tour! by BroadwayWorld

Kinky Boots, the winner of every major Best Musical award, is currently touring the UK. Callum Francis stars asLola until 15 December 2018 and Kayi Ushe will play the role from 17 December 2…

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Don Quixote rides again, and again by Jasper Rees

The RSC's stage version reaches the West End, while Terry Gilliam's film is stuck in a legal vortexIt’s a story of a mad old man who imagines himself to be a knight errant. On hi…

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BWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET, Barbican by Rona Kelly

Grounded in the text with clear intentions from the director and actors, Erica Whyman'sRomeo and Juliet feels like you're hearing the play anew.

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Hope Mill producers launch musical theatre academy by Matthew Hemley

Producers at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre are launching a new part-time musical theatre academy for performers in the North West. It will

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‘I suddenly wish that all theatre could be so good’: ALL WE EVER WANTED WAS EVERYTHING – Bush Theatre by Aleks Sierz

All We Ever Wanted Was Everything at the Bush Theatre, a new pop opera about a couple of young people across three decades is simply exhilarating.

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Under Milk Wood review at Northern Stage, Newcastle-upon-Tyne – ‘an immersive experience’ by Chris Collett

Originally written as a radio play narrated Richard Burton, Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood presents an intimate portrait of the residents of

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BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR Jermyn, SW1 by Libby Purves and Friends

THE SAVAGE BEAUTY OF THE FIRST AIR WAR    Britain did not stand alone  in WW1.    As our hero sings in John MacLachlan Gray’s  1982 play: “South Africa and Canada and Australia to …

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The Madness of George III starring Mark Gatiss review at Nottingham Playhouse – ‘Gatiss rises to the challenge’ by Natasha Tripney

Announced well over a year ago, this production was always intended to be a high point in Adam Penford’s first year as

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Review: The Mysteries at the Royal Exchange, Manchester by James Varney

'A myth sceptical of myths': James Varney writes on place and ownership in Chris Thorpe's cycle of contemporary Mystery plays. The post Review: The Mysteries at the Royal Exchange, Mancheste…

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Trial for acclaimed theater director opens in Russia by Associated Press

The fraud trial of arguably Russia’s best-known contemporary theater and film director has opened in Moscow

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Actors and stage managers demand ambitious ‘family-friendly’ pay deal outside London by Matthew Hemley

A “radical” overhaul of the existing commercial and subsidised contracts for regional theatre is being called for to bring together pay and

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ATG chief executive Mark Cornell: ‘Theatre’s been slow to embrace the importance of selling itself’ by Alistair Smith

While his lack of experience in the industry meant his appointment in 2016 was a surprise to many, Ambassador Theatre Group’s chief

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Competition: Win A Raisin in the Sun on DVD – starring Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee by The Stage

The classic film version of Lorraine Hansberry’s revelatory drama starring Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee – newly restored and released by the

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Lasse Hallstrom’s “The Nutcracker” Rocks Chinese Box Office With $12 Million Opening by Blouin Artinfo

Lasse Hallstrom’s “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” topped the Chinese box office with a $12 million opening score, becoming one of six new titles to enter the top ten.The movie was…

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Mark Shenton: Theatre has been at the forefront of bringing gay culture into the mainstream by Mark Shenton

Next year marks the 50th anniversary of Stonewall – the famous Greenwich Village pub riot in New York that sparked the birth

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Misty Copeland: the trail-blazing ballerina loved by Prince, Obama and Disney by Lyndsey Winship

She thinks ballet’s broken – and has a plan to fix it. The star of Disney’s Nutcracker reboot talks about racism, nude shoes and growing up bendy‘Ballet was definitely my escape,” …

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Press Releases 101: or How to Get Journalists to Swipe Right on Your Awesome New Show

by Nicole Gluckstern As the in-house publicist for EXIT Theatre, as well as an arts journalist on the receiving end of hundreds of marketing emails, I?ve gained a lot of perspective from bo…

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Submarine Drama “Kursk” at MK2, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

A submarine drama with a gripping narrative, “Kursk” will premiere at Paris’ MK2 Quai de Loire and Bibliotheque venues on November 6, 2018.This is a story that made global headlines wh…

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REVIEW: The Waverly Gallery by JK

Review of the Saturday, November 3, 2018 matinee performance at the John Golden Theatre in New York City. Starring Elaine May, Lucas Hedges, Joan Allen, Michael Cera and David Cromer. Writte…

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Why Wladimir Klitschko Has No Time For Bad Habits

Why Wladimir Klitschko Has No Time For Bad HabitsRecently-retired boxing champ Wladimir Klitschko returns to the Young Hollywood Studio to scoop us on that retired life and his motivational …

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Sparring With Boxing Champ Wladimir Klitschko

Sparring With Boxing Champ Wladimir KlitschkoWe're hanging out in the Young Hollywood Studio with boxing champ Wladimir Klitschko, where we buck up our courage to do a little sparring wi…

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The Business of Show Biz: Getting Back Into Acting

by Velina Brown Q: I?ve always loved theatre! When I was much younger I performed at school and later had some minor roles in shows and musicals at local theaters. I loved everything about …

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RSC’s “Romeo and Juliet” at Barbican Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

“Romeo and Juliet,” a new play by Erica Whyman is a contemporary telling of William Shakespeare’s eternal tale of love. The production opens on November 2, 2018 and runs through Januar…

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Australia: What Happened? by Arts Review

When our politicians are too busy playing musical chairs to run the country, our cricketers are doing suspicious things with sandpaper, and a murderous starfish with twenty-one arms roams fr…

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“Night At Max: Tarantino” at Max Linder Panorama, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

Tarantino fans will get their share of excitement as three of the maverick director’s films play at Paris’ Max Linder Panorama on November 24 and 25, 2018.Quentin Tarantino is one of the…

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A Sparrow, a Rose and the Empire Windrush at London’s Barbican

Veteran calypso stars will be among the performers in a show celebrating the arrival of Caribbean immigrants

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Natalia Osipova and Marianela Nuñez battle it out in the Royal Ballet’s La Bayadère

The star principals display astounding technique and irresistible charm as they exchange roles at the Royal Opera House

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School of Rock to head to Brisbane and Sydney in 2019 by Arts Review

Just as Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit rock musical, School of Rock, premieres at Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre later this week, it has been announced, the much-anticipated m…

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How will algorithms change the art market?

‘Things are moving relatively fast for an industry bound by tradition’

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Comcast sets its sights on European pay-TV market

US group to target 60% of households without pay-TV after £30bn Sky takeover

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This Play Dares You to Leave… or Stay - After 13 years, Will Eno's funny and unnerving monologue 'Thom Pain' returns with Michael C. Hall

After 13 years, Will Eno's funny and unnerving monologue Thom Pain returns with Michael C. Hall---Although dramatists are not necessarily the characters they write, there are many compelling…

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A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: O is for Jesse Obremski and Miki Orihara by The Dance Enthusiast

In A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: O is for Jesse Obremski and Miki Orihara, "I didn’t even thinking about dancing more than 3-5 years. And now being in New York almost 40 years, I am still…

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The Dance Enthusiast's Audience Review Contest: Win a One-Year Subscription to Marquee.TV for Yourself AND a Friend by The Dance Enthusiast

Who doesn't love a good contest? Win a one-year subscription to Marquee.TV for yourself AND a plus one!

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From Frost/Nixon to Hamilton, How Well Do You Know Political Musicals and Plays? by Logan Culwell-Block

With Election Day 2018 behind us, we want to know how well you know the plays and musicals that have tackled the American political system.

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London Hit Everybody's Talking About Jamie Arrives in Movie Theatres by Andrew Gans

The acclaimed musical is screened in cinemas nationwide beginning November 7.

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Patricia Ione Lloyd's Eve's Song Opens at The Public November 7 by Olivia Clement

Jo Bonney directs the new play about the haunting of a Black family.

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Immersive Musical Cleopatra Opens at Chelsea Music Hall by Hannah Vine

The show, which fuses theatre with a nightlife experience, opens November 7.

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