Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Hatef**k by Darryl Reilly

There’s stinging dialogue, solid construction and high powers of observation that accurately render the fractious literary milieu with Imran’s offstage agent a major figure. These all en…

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Chico, Canine Co-Star of LEGALLY BLONDE, Passes Away by Alexa Criscitiello

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of canine actor, Chico the Chihuahua, best known to Broadway audiences as 'Bruiser Woods' in Legally Blonde.

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“Daddy” by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Jeremy O. Harris’ “Daddy” is the work of a unique voice, a little self-indulgent in its length, and a little underwritten in its characterizations. It attempts to shock with its use of…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: BETRAYAL, Harold Pinter Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

When Betrayal first premiered in 1978 it was received rather coldly by critics and audiences alike, who were perhaps expecting Pinter to deal with more significant themes instead of focusing…

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Surely Goodness & Mercy – Keen Company by Sandi Durell

    By Ron Fassler   There is a program note in Chisa Hutchinson’s new play from the author herself that says: “This play is my answer to the White Savior Narrative, a simple assertio…

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Hatef**k by Sandi Durell

      by Cathy Hammer   Despite there now being three Muslims serving in the US Congress, sadly still we see very few represented in our local artistic culture. Though no one Muslim char…

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Diving into 'Spamalot' with the Lady of the Lake, as road production of show heads to Escondido by James Hebert

Musical theater is rich with memorable and stirring sentiments: “No day but today.” “I could have danced all night.” “There’s a place for us.” And, of course: “Supreme execut…

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Diving into 'Spamalot' with the Lady of the Lake, as road production of show heads to Escondido by James Hebert

Musical theater is rich with memorable and stirring sentiments: “No day but today.” “I could have danced all night.”

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Scripture With the Lunch Lady in ‘Surely Goodness’ by Maya Phillips

Chisa Hutchinson’s earnest morality play spends time with a Newark schoolboy and the brusque cafeteria worker he befriends.

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Critic’s Pick: Review: In ‘Skinnamarink,’ Follow Instructions. Or Else. by Elisabeth Vincentelli

A troupe that specializes in “junk spectaculars” turns to McGuffey readers — and peanut butter — in a show that explores schooling and humiliation.

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Review: A Political Stage Drama Gartered and Stockinged as a Relationship Comedy by Alexis Soloski

In ‘Hate___,’ the main characters argue over what it means to be Muslim, but mostly they want to get tangled in the sheets.

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Skinnamarink: Going on an Experimental Journey by Michael Sommers

★★★ Little Lord's latest work playfully digs at the roots of indoctrination The post Skinnamarink: Going on an Experimental Journey appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka by Wendy Caster

First, behold the title: If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka, sparkling with energy. Next, the structure: playwright Tori Sampson's dynamic, emotional play riffs on folklore, Afric…

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Betrayal, Harold Pinter Theatre review - Tom Hiddleston anchors a bold, brooding revival by Marianka Swain

Jamie Lloyd locates the radical soul of a classic work The grand finale to Jamie Lloyd’s remarkable Pinter at the Pinter season is this starry production of one of the writer’s greatest …

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Betrayal review – a haunting reminder of deception's impact by Michael Billington

Harold Pinter Theatre, LondonTom Hiddleston is the big draw and is superb in conveying unhealed emotional wounds After a brilliant season of Pinter’s short plays we now get his full-length…

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Even Art Works Undergo High Stakes Testing by Joe Patti

In a literal case of one person’s trash is another’s treasure, New York Times had a piece about museums grading the works in their collection to decide what to liquidate.  It has long b…

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Boesman and Lena by Elizabeth Wollman

It often occurs to me, especially lately, just how much the trajectory of any life comes down to dumb luck. Sure, people can work hard to change their lot in life, or screw up enough to piss…

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Andrzej Lukowski: Overnight print reviews have long passed their own deadline by Andrzej Lukowski

There is something thrilling when a play has been deemed of significant interest to the population at large that critics all write

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10 Questions for Candice Edmunds of Theatre Company Vox Motus by Thomas H. Green

The Glasgow-based artistic director talks theatre with a difference “When we graduated we were seeing lot of theatre as a literary form,” explains Candice Edmunds of the theatre company …

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Review: ‘A Jewish Joke’ at Theatre Row by Deb Miller

One of the darkest periods in modern American politics was the McCarthy Era of the mid-20th century. Fueled by the anti-Communist sentiment of the Cold War, the government issued a list of s…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

No Laughing Matter: A Jewish Joke by Jk Clarke

          by Samuel L. Leiter   There are a lot of Jewish jokes in A Jewish Joke, Marni Freedman and Phil Johnson’s not-up-to-expectations solo play, in which Johnson portrays a come…

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The B-Side: "Negro Folklore From Texas State Prisons," A Record Album Interpretation - Where messages can be found between the lines by Judd Hollander

Reviewed by Judd Hollander People of a certain age may recall the joy of going through dusty bins of vinyl recordings at a record store or flea market and seeing one that unexpectedly caug…

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Betrayal starring Tom Hiddleston review at Harold Pinter Theatre, London – ‘stylish, intimate and superbly performed’ by Natasha Tripney

Harold Pinter’s Betrayal is a play that’s easier to admire than to love. Structurally, it’s masterful, charting the emotional fallout from a

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Photo Coverage: Christy Altomare, Lesli Margherita and More Sing For BROADWAY AGAINST BULLYING At Feinstein's/54 Below by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Following the success of 'Broadway Against Bullying' nationally renowned non-profit No Bully hosted a one-night-only cabaret 'Broadway Against Bullying to celebrate their 10th Anniversary.

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BWW Review: SAGA, Etcetera Theatre by Charlie Wilks

Based on August Strindberg's A Dream Play 1901, SAGA is an effective blend of text and physical comedy, investigating what happens when an outsider visits a place that has problems. Presente…

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Symphony Space To Celebrate The Women of Broadway In April by BroadwayWorld

Symphony Space proudly celebrates the women of Broadway-from incredible performers like Judy Kuhn and Kate Baldwin, to hyper-talented lyricists and composers such as Lynn Ahrens and Jeanine …

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Toronto Symphony Offers Its First Concert Geared For Neurodiverse Audiences by Artsjournal1

The TSO is calling this and future concerts of this type “Relaxed Performances,” the term already in use for similar events in the UK. With specially designed changes to the concert form…

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BWW Review: STRIKE UP THE BAND, Upstairs at the Gatehouse by Gary Naylor

The Gershwins' sublime music and lyrics rescue a show hamstrung by a confused and clumsy book and some very familiar characters.

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Curtain Call: ‘Bright Star’ and more theater openings, previews March 15-21 by Mary Houlihan - For The Sun-Times

From comedy and drama to musicals and dance, Chicago's stages are alive with vibrant productions.

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Surely, Goodness and Mercy: A 12-Year Old Good But Maybe Too Good by David Finkle

★★★ Chisa Hutchinson's play includes the 23rd psalm and is just as hopeful The post Surely, Goodness and Mercy: A 12-Year Old Good But Maybe Too Good appeared first on New York Stage R…

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Review: ‘Surely Goodness and Mercy’ at Theatre Row by Deb Miller

Making its New York premiere in the Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row, Keen Company’s resonant production of Surely Goodness and Mercy by playwright Chisa Hutchinson is an uplifting present-d…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 3/13/19 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 3/13/19. "Jeeves and Wooster in "Perfect Nonsense" N.American Premiere at Hartford Stage; "Girlfriend" at TheaterWorks, Nutmeg Summer Series at CT. Rep, "Beauti…

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James Corden Returns to Host the 2019 Tony Awards®, June 9 on CBS

The Tony- and Emmy Award-winning performer will preside over the 73rd annual award ceremony.

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KISS ME, KATE's Sarah Meahl Takes Over Instagram For Opening Night! by Linnae Medeiros

Instagram is about to be too darn hot because Kiss Me, Kate's Sarah Meahl is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story tomorrow, March 14th, for the show's opening night at Studio 54 Make …

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Alysha Umphress and Kristolyn Lloyd To Star In Live Ad Event OLAY LIVE: THE ROAD TO GLOW by BroadwayWorld

Bringing its viral musical numbers to life, Olay has announcedto 'Olay Live The Road to Glow'

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A First Look at Tom Hiddleston in London's Betrayal by Nathan Skethway

The new production of the Harold Pinter play, also starring Charlie Cox and Zawe Ashton, opens March 13 at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

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FREEZE FRAME: Santino Fontana and the Cast of TOOTSIE Meet the Press! by Walter McBride

Rehearsals are currently underway forTootsie, whichbegins preview performances on Friday, March 29th and officially opens on Tuesday, April 23rd at the Marquis Theatre 210 West 46th Street. …

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Photo Flash: First Look at Tom Hiddleston and Cast in BETRAYAL by BroadwayWorld

The Jamie Lloyd Companyproduction of Harold Pinter'sBetrayalrunsat the Harold Pinter Theatre for a strictly limited season ending on 1 June. Directed by Jamie Lloyd, the production stars Gol…

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A Point-By-Point Guide To Making Concerts More Accessible To People On The Autism Spectrum by Artsjournal1

Chrysanthe Tan, the autistic violinist who wrote last week’s open letter to other musicians: “Today, I present you with … an organized, actionable reference guide to help you enact a p…

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Rahm vows to salvage stalled ethics reforms; council OKs Uptown, Congress rehabs by Fran Spielman

The mayor says he's told aldermen that "you cannot, in the face of what’s happened over the last two months in the city, stall out on ethics reform."

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Our Academics Are Trapped In Academia. Can You Help? by Artsjournal

On every campus, I meet scholars eager to share what they know outside the walls of their institutions. They find themselves stalled by three factors: lack of knowledge on how media works as…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 13- ROCKY Knocks Out Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

Put up your dukes today as we take step into the ring to celebrate the musical theatre take on the 1976 Best Picture, Rocky, which opened on Broadway on this day in 2014.

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10 things to do in Boston this St. Patrick's Day weekend by Kevin Slane

BosTen is your weekly guide to events and cool happenings in and around Boston.

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Will Swenson stops by HQ to chat about Nantucket Sleigh Ride and more with Beth Stevens.

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Spotify Accuses Apple Of Unfair Business Monopoly Practices by Artsjournal

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek says that if Spotify pays this cut it has to “artificially inflate” its prices “well above the price of Apple Music.” But if it doesn’t pay, Apple applies “…

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With STL's help, Missouri History Museum aims to set world record by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Museum wants 600 'students' to break modern-jazz dance mark

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Theatre News: Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents ‘Hamlet’ in Original Shakespearean Pronunciation by April Forrer

Hampden’s early modern theatre company, Baltimore Shakespeare Factory (BSF), is proud to present Hamlet, opening April 12, 2019. This famous tragedy, regarded by many as the greatest pla…

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Putting our Roadies on centre stage with vital support by Arts Review

Victoria’s reputation for fostering a healthy music industry has been boosted with the Victorian Government announcing funding to support our artists, roadies and music workers in crisis. …

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Odds & Ends: Watch Jenn Colella Sing Louder Than Words from Tick, Tick...BOOM! & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Watch Jenn Colella Sing Louder Than Words from Tick, Tick...BOOM! A bevy of Broadway's brightest stars joined a sold-out audien…

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Superhero's Tom Kitt and John Logan on Finding Humanity in the World of Comic Books by Beth Stevens

Kate Baldwin in Superhero (Photo: Joan Marcus)Composer Tom Kitt and scribe John Logan have many accolades between them, including a Pulitzer Prize, Tony Awards, an Emmy, three Oscar nominati…

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Tom Kirdahy to Receive 2019 Robert Whitehead Award by BroadwayWorld

Multiple Tony Award-nominated Broadway producerTom Kirdahywill be presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for Outstanding Achievement In Commercial Theater Produc…

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MAC Award-Nominated Bradley Jones Brings Solo Show to New York City by Dan Meyer

Dr. Bradley’s Fabulous Functional Narcissism…The Psychoanalytic Odyssey of a Once Glorified Chorus Boy will be performed at Laurie Beechman Theatre.

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Big News For Hugh Jackman! by Corine Cohen

Big news regarding Hugh Jackman. Listen to the podcast to learn more!

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Jill Lepore On The Animating DreamS Of American Democracy by Artsjournal

The history of the United States is a history of bias and brutality and hubris, but it is also a history of idealism and hard work and soaring optimism. What emerges is an invitation to rega…

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See Isabelle Huppert, Justice Smith, and More Celebrate Opening Night of The Mother Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Atlantic Theatre Company production of Florian Zeller’s play opened March 11.

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First photos: Tom Hiddleston & the cast of Betrayal by Robin Johnson

Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Cox and Zawe Ashton are ferocious in Jamie Lloyd's revival of Betrayal, which opened at the Harold Pinter Theatre tonight. The post First photos: Tom Hiddleston &…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Bay Street’s A Star Is Born Concerts to Feature Jessica Hendy, Farah Alvin, More by Adam Hetrick

The concerts will celebrate songs made famous on screen by Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, and Lady Gaga.

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Broadway Q&A: Sasson Gabay of ‘The Band’s Visit' by Jeryl Brunner

Sasson Gabay talks reprising the role he created in the original film.

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Tarell Alvin McCraney to Star as First Black Drag Queen Presidential Candidate in Steppenwolf World Premiere by Andy Lefkowitz

Tarell Alvin McCraney, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Moonlight and acclaimed playwright of Choir Boy, has been announced to star in the world premiere production of Ms. Blakk for Preside…

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is headed to Melbourne by Matt Edwards

It was announced this week that Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will be heading to Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne at the completion of their current Sydney Season. As productions such…

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Young Jean Lee Wins Windham-Campbell Prize by American Theatre Editors

The global prize for English-language writers carries a purse of $165,000.

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A Look at A Jewish Joke, Opening March 13, Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The solo comedy, co-written by Phil Johnson and Marni Freedman, is now playing at Theatre Row.

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Does Listening To Classical Music While You Work Help Your Productivity? Study Says It Depends by Artsjournal

For instance, on the simplest task, if someone was generally not prone to boredom, they tended to perform better when listening to the most complex form of music than with either simple musi…

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Future scientists, observe: New lab at Magic House opens for exploration by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The lab rounds out the children's museum's new STEAM Center, supported by a $1 million donation from Emerson

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Front Row: Tom Kitt & John Logan on How Their Love of Comic Books Inspired Superhero by

Composer/lyricist Tom Kitt and scribe John Logan collaborated for the first time on the new musical Superhero, and it was their shared love of comic books that bonded them.

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CUNY TV Launches New Show About Theatre by American Theatre Editors

A new monthly series, "Theatre: All the Moving Parts," will feature interviews with stage artists.

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Metal detectors come to home of Pittsburgh Public Theater by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Patrons entering the O’Reilly Theater will be welcomed by the new security measures that began being rolled out Downtown in October.

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Denzel Washington to Star in Cop Thriller ‘Little Things’ for Warner Bros. (EXCLUSIVE) by Justin Kroll

Denzel Washington is in talks to star in the thriller “Little Things” for Warner Bros., sources tell Variety. “The Blindside” and “Highway Men” director John Lee Hancock is board…

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Aurora Theatre Announces MicroTeatro Festival by American Theatre Editors

The Festival de MicroTeatro: El Sueño Americano will feature five mini plays about the Latinx experience.

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Q&A video and photos: Relaunching the Lion & Unicorn Theatre as a new fringe destination by Terri Paddock

How can a 60-seat black box studio above a pub stand out amongst nearly 100 Off-West End and fringe theatres in London? THIS is how. There was palpable excitement in the room on last night …

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Oakland Ballet Needs a Home. Oakland’s Civic Center Needs A New Purpose. Is It A Match? by Artsjournal

“We want this public asset used for the maximum public benefit. Not only is there a housing crisis, there’s also a crisis in terms of us being able to preserve culture.” – KQED

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San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, Hartford Stage, Frost Productions, 5th Avenue Theatre, and More Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

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

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Porchlight's 25th anniversary season includes 'Sunset Boulevard' and 'Freaky Friday' by Doug George

The Porchlight Music Theatre of Chicago has announced its 25th anniversary season, kicking off with Hollis Resnik in "Sunset Boulevard" and concluding with the local premiere of "Freaky Frid…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Elton John Collaborating with New Lyricist Shaina Taub on “Devil Wears Prada” Musical for Broadway by Roger Friedman

Sir Elton John rarely writes with lyricists other than Bernie Taupin. The exceptions have been Broadway musicals like “Aida” and “The Lion

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Try to Remember by American Theatre Editors

International Women’s Day, World Theatre Day, 400 Years of Inequality, and others offer opportunities for the field to mark our history this month and beyond.

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Elton John Announces Plans for New Memoir by Tim Chan

Elton John has announced his first-ever autobiography, set to hit bookshelves this fall. “My life has been one helluva roller coaster ride and I’m now ready to tell you my story, in my o…

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'It's a scam': Australian playwright Patricia Cornelius surprised by $234,000 prize win by Jane Howard

Cornelius was among eight international writers to win the Windham-Campbell prize – which they didn’t know they were in the running for As has almost become cliché among Australian winn…

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A Gaggle Of Geese, A Pride Of Lions. A ??? of Emojis? by Artsjournal

In written English right now, there’s little consensus on this question. National publications have not settled on a regular style. The Atlantic, for instance, used both (emoji, emojis)…

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Tom Kirdahy Named Recipient of 2019 Robert Whitehead Award by Andrew Gans

The Commercial Theater Institute will honor the Hadestown and Anastasia producer with the award.

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Look Back at Hugh Jackman's Stage Career by Mark Peikert

With the news that the Tony Award winner will return to Broadway in The Music Man, we look back at his previous stints on stages around the world.

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BWW Review: CONTEXT FESTIVAL, Sadler's Wells by Louis Train

Diana Vishneva earned a thunderous ovation at Sadler's Wells last night, not only from the audience, but from the beaming assembly of dancers who stood behind her.

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'The Choir of Man' is just the thing for a warm-spirited night on the town by Chris Jones

Got a bachelorette party in your near future? Planning a girls’ (or boys’) night out? Looking for a full-throated, multi-generational, warm-spirited night on the town? “The Choir of Me…

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BWW TV: Stars from THE CHER SHOW, OKLAHOMA!, KISS ME, KATE & More Salute Bob Mackie at TDF Gala- Watch Highlights! by BroadwayWorld TV

'The Chers' Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks and Micaela Diamond from THE CHER SHOW Caissie Levy, Elsa in FROZEN James T. Lane, Paul in KISS ME, KATE and Ali Stroker, Ado Annie in OKLAHOMA per…

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Review: ‘Hands on a Hardbody’ at the Keegan Theatre by John Stoltenberg

The title of this show, if you have never heard of it, doesn’t mean what you might think. It’s not about fitness. It’s not about sex. It’s a country-western musical about ten hard-up…

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The Other Josh Cohen to End Off-Broadway Run in Early April; National Tour to Come by Olivia Clement

The return engagement, which was extended through April 28, will now wrap up April 7.

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Wole Soyinka Tells Henry Louis Gates What’s What by Artsjournal1

The Nobel laureate talks about politics, law, race/ethnic relations, and corruption in both his erstwhile adopted country (the U.S.) and his native land (Nigeria); about what went wrong in S…

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TV Review: ‘Fosse/Verdon’ by Danvariety

Bob Fosse’s signature style as a director and choreographer was stripped-down and then askew, removing familiar excesses of movement or film language so that he might replace them with ent…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Cold Turkey Press: ‘Ikkyū Sojun — Nine Poems’ by Artsjournal1

The Rinzai Zen master Ikkyū Sojun (1394-1481) was a poet, musician, artist, and rebel. He led a life of whoring and drinking. His poems — “often erotic, argumentative, contradictory, ju…

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Recent Listening: Chucho Valdés by Artsjournal1

Chucho Valdés, Jazz Batá 2 (Mack Avenue)Valdés’s Jazz Batá was considered a departure into the avant-garde when he made it in 1972. Nearly half a century later, the follow-up finds him…

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Two new plays want us to think about power and art. You may be thinking about where to eat afterward. by Peter Marks

Neither “Queen of Basel” at Studio nor “Masterpieces . . .” at Signature achieves liftoff.

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Hirshhorn Proposes New Entrance Garden To National Mall by Artsjournal

“The plan recognizes the shifts in art-making in the 40-odd years since we were founded,” said Hirshhorn Director Melissa Chiu. “Many artists create work on a larger scale, and we want…

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TDC is hiring Consultants! by Artsjournal

TDC is a leading management consulting and research firm that works across the nonprofit sector. For 50 years, TDC has worked exclusively with nonprofit, governmental, educational, and phila…

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NYTW Postpones New Anna Deavere Smith Project by Olivia Clement

The world premiere, slated to round out the 2019 season, will run at a later date.

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‘Choir of Man’ serves up plenty of tunes and brews but little substance by Alex Huntsberger - For The Sun-Times

“The Choir of Man” may be set in a pub, but its sound hails more from the coffee shop.

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Barbra Streisand to perform in Hyde Park on 7 July 2019. Tickets on sale 14th March by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo International superstar Barbra Streisand is to perform as part of Barclaycard's British Summer Time on Sunday 7 July 2019. This post Barbra Streisand to perform in Hyde Park …

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Theater Review: THE CHOIR OF MAN (National Tour) by Lawrence Bommer

IN PRAISE OF THE PUB There’s no need for a plot, three-dimensional characters, or conflicts pending resolution — no, not when the setting and its songs sell themselves from the start. Th…

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Hugh Jackman Returns To Broadway In 'The Music Man' by Lee Seymour

One of the industry's most bankable stars is coming full circle with the 2020 production.

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Brooks Ashmanskas on Why The Prom Feels 'Like Recess,' His 'Disgusting' Last Name & More on Show People by

Tony nominee Brooks Ashmanskas is a musical comedy stalwart. With 14 Broadway credits to his name, he has landed huge laughs in productions like Something Rotten!, Bullets Over Broadway, Th…

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Hugh Jackman to star in Broadway revival of 'The Music Man' by Ashley Lee

Get those “Seventy-Six Trombones” ready, because Hugh Jackman is starring in a Broadway revival of “The Music Man,” producer Scott Rudin announced on Wednesday. Though the two-time T…

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‘I’m Not A Gay Writer, I’m A Monster. Gay Writers Are Too Conservative.’ Are American Readers Finally Ready For James Purdy? by Artsjournal1

“Despite praise in his lifetime from Langston Hughes, Susan Sontag, Edward Albee, Gore Vidal, as well as – in later years – John Waters and Jonathan Franzen, Purdy … cast out by the …

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Girl is a clever, brave drama about a transitioning dancer — but is it politically incorrect?

The prizewinning Belgian film adopts a gaze that is both sceptical and admiring of its protagonist

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Falsettos National Tour Cast to Offer San Francisco Benefit Concert by Adam Hetrick

The March 25 concert will take place at Feinstein’s at the Nikko.

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Simon Amstell’s romcom Benjamin is a low-key charmer

Colin Morgan is terrific at doleful self-regard in the title role

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Jeremy Jordan to Play Feinstein’s/54 Below This Summer by Adam Hetrick

The star of The Last Five Years and The Americans will play dates in July and August.

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Rocky Horror shadow cast continues to find home at Plaza after almost 20 years by Beth Ward

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is not, by most conventional measures, family-friendly. It features a monster designed by an alien transvestite scientist for sex, casual dinner-time cannibalis…

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Julia Roberts in Ben Is Back — all kilowatts blazing and all tears sparkling

The actor stars opposite Lucas Hedges as the mother of a young recovering drug addict

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Operas in Berlin and Hamburg go Babylonian, with Trump and an immigration crisis by Mark Swed

For whatever reason — a worry about looming dystopia, perhaps — Germany is having its Babylonian moment. Major new opera productions here in Hamburg and in Berlin last weekend proved med…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Children of the Snow Land — a wonderfully touching documentary about five Nepalese teenagers

Each boy or girl, trekking home from a distant school across days or weeks, takes a movie camera to record the journey and reunion

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Taraji P Henson is terrific in mirth-fest What Men Want

Adam Shankman’s comedy centres on a talent agent out to conquer her white male bosses and rivals

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An Inside Look at the [title of show] Broadway Reunion Concert by Marc J. Franklin

The Actors Fund benefit starring the show's original Broadway cast took place at the Broadhurst Theatre March 11.

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Photo Flash: NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD LIVE Announces Full Cast by BroadwayWorld

Casting is announced today forNight of the Living Dead Live,the first ever UK stage adaptation and the only officially authorised production based onGeorge A. Romero's cult zombie classic. T…

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"The Universe Doesn't Make Mistakes." by Mo Brady

by Marialena Rago Kevin Smith Kirkwood “I think the universe…

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Smart Blonde Meets the Press by Sandi Durell

  The new play Smart Blonde starring Andrea Burns held a press meet and greet and Theater Pizzazz was on the scene with Maryann Lopinto on camera. 59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director…

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Report: Rural Communities Do Better When They Develop Creative Industries by Artsjournal

Rural counties that are home to performing arts organizations experienced population growth three times faster and higher household incomes (up to $6,000 higher) than rural counties lacking …

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Steppenwolf’s Anna Shapiro to direct Elton John-scored ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ by Miriam Di Nunzio

Casting, the rest of the creative team and a production timeline for the stage musical will be announced at a later date.

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Toni Collette, Damian Lewis to Star in Welsh Racehorse Drama ‘Dream Horse’ by Stewart Clarke

Toni Collette (“Hereditary”) is set to star as Jan, a woman who starts a racing syndicate in her small Welsh village and attempts to raise a champion racehorse, in “Dream Horse.” Dam…

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D.C. debut of the musical ‘Hands on a Hardbody’ stalls by Nelson Pressley

The Keegan Theatre show needs more horsepower to drive the Trey Anastasio score.

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Show People with Paul Wontorek: Brooks Ashmanskas of The Prom by

Tony nominee and comedic genius Brooks Ashmanskas discusses starring in The Prom as actor-turned-do-gooder Barry Glickman and more.

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Studio Acting Conservatory Announces Location for 2019-2020 Classes by Nicole Hertvik

The newly formed Studio Acting Conservatory has secured temporary space for its next season of classes. 2019-2020 Classes will take place in Washington, DC, at the Garnet Patterson School, d…

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Sara Bareilles to Make SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Musical Guest Debut by TV News Desk

Golden Globe and SAG Award winner Sandra Oh will make her Saturday Night Live hosting debut on March 30. Oh stars in BBC America's Killing Eve, which returns for its second season on April 7.

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Aretha Franklin ‘Amazing Grace’ Film Set for Premieres at Civil Rights Museums, African American Churches (EXCLUSIVE) by Chris Willman

Aretha Franklin is going on tour — or, rather, the concert movie she stars in is, as “Amazing Grace” is being booked for a solid week’s worth of premieres across the country at the e…

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Regional Roundup: Casting for Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau Play, World Premiere of Gold Star Musical, More by Dan Meyer

Here's who and what's heading to professional theatre companies across the country.

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What Stage Dancers Doing On-Camera Work Need To Know by Artsjournal1

“For dancers with a strictly concert background, making the transition into TV and film can feel like stepping into the unknown. The heightened speed of the rehearsals, ever-changing struc…

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Failure to Launch: A Review of How to Live on Earth at Chimera Ensemble by Hugh Iglarsh

Millennial mores take center stage against the backdrop of intragalactic travel in this local premiere by MJ Kaufman.

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‘Shame to be dropped out of a giggle so fast’: QUEEN C*NT: SACRED OR PROFANE? – Touring ★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

Queen C*nt: Sacred or Profane? It’s a great, intriguing title, and the strapline promises even more: to let us watch Deborah Ward and China Blue Fish leave their husbands, practice witchcr…

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Photo Flash: Inside the Thrills of BC/EFA's BROADWAY BACKWARDS by BroadwayWorld

A bevy of Broadway's brightest stars joined a sold-out audience on March 11, 2019, to celebrate and motivate the LGBTQ community and its allies through gender-reversed renditions of beloved …

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VIDEO: Turn Things Around with Highlights from Record Breaking BROADWAY BACKWARDS by Stage Tube

A bevy of Broadway's brightest stars joined a sold-out audience on March 11, 2019, to celebrate and motivate the LGBTQ community and its allies through gender-reversed renditions of beloved …

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Take a Look at Darren Criss, Alice Ripley, Gavin Creel, and More in Broadway Backwards 2019 by Nathan Skethway

The annual evening of gender-reversed twists on beloved showtunes raised a record $704,491.

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8 Kiss Me, Kate Memes That are 100% Mood

Check out these very relatable moments from Kiss Me, Kate.

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'Mary Poppins Returns' has flown from theaters, facing an uncertain future in movie history by Usa Today, Bryan Alexander, Usa Today

As 'Mary Poppins Returns' moves from theaters to home release, where does the musical stack up against the 1964 original in movie history?        

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Fight or Flight: A Review of Escapes & Reversals at Unity Lutheran Church by Sharon Hoyer

Ginger Krebs' new hourlong performance shows us a game in which the current winner is the moneyed, narrative-owning powers that be, but the underdog team, though skittish and sustaining dama…

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Orchestra Proposes New Hall In City Park. Community Protests Loss Of Said Park by Artsjournal

“They’re moving us to a swamp, with no opportunity to grow our vision,” said Sami Scott, who helped organize a petition drive against the orchestra’s proposal. That petition has accu…

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Sara Bareilles to Sing Out as Musical Guest on Saturday Night Live by Andy Lefkowitz

Sara Bareilles has landed the sweetest of small-screen gigs. The Tony-nominated Waitress songwriter has been selected as the musical guest for the April 6 edition of NBC's Saturday Night L…

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BWW TV: It's Wunderbar! Watch Highlights of Kelli O'Hara, Will Chase & More in KISS ME, KATE by BroadwayWorld TV

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara. Check out highlights of the cast in action below

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Admissions review – a harsh lesson for white liberals by Michael Billington

Trafalgar Studios, London When positive discrimination appears to rob a boy of his college place, the racial pieties of America’s left are exposed in Joshua Harmon’s drama Joshua Harmon …

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Huntington Theatre Announces Breaking Ground Festival Lineup by American Theatre Editors

The festival will feature readings of plays by MJ Halberstadt, Melinda Lopez and Maurice E. Parent, and Brenda Withers.

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Costume Items from Kinky Boots Enter the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History

In a special ceremony March 5, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History received a donation of costume items from the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Kinky Boots. Kinky Bo…

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Jazz Appreciation and Preview: James Carter — Life Begins at Fifty by Steve Elman

Whom can we thank at the Boston Symphony Orchestra for choosing James Carter to be the featured saxophone soloist in March 23’s concert at Symphony Hall? The post Jazz Appreciation and Pre…

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Watch Highlights from Broadway Backwards 2019 by Broadwaydirect

A bevy of Broadway’s brightest stars joined a sold-out audience on March 11, 2019, to celebrate and motivate the LGBTQ community and its allies through gender-reversed renditions of belove…

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BWW Review: AWAKENING, Royal Opera House by Dzifa Benson

Presented by National Dance Company Wales NDCWales, Awakening is a tour that marks the company's entry into a fresh phase of its development under the leadership of new artistic director, Fe…

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Queen of Basel review. Strindberg’s Miss Julie gets a fresh update and moves to Miami by John Geoffrion

If every copy of August Strindberg’s Miss Julie spontaneously combusted, and from each pile of ashes emerged phoenix-like a copy of Hilary Bettis’s Queen of Basel in its place, I could b…

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What Did Critics Think of Joshua Harmon's Admissions in London? by Ryan McPhee

Ben Edelman and Alex Kingston star in the West End engagement.

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Review: Hands on a Hardbody. Gotta have that truck! by Missy Frederick

My sister asked me what play I was going to see as we wrapped up our phone call. “Oh, it’s a musical about one of those contests where people stand around a truck and the last person who…

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Why The Cis Director Of The Trans-Themed Film ‘Girl’ Says He Has The Right To Tell This Story by Artsjournal1

Last year, Lukas Dhont’s debut feature won four prizes at Cannes and a Golden Globe nomination for best foreign film; Netflix bought the US rights. Then came the backlash — not only were…

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Anna D. Shapiro Will Direct Elton John and Shaina Taub's THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Musical by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro will direct the upcoming musical The Devil Wears Prada, with music by Sir Elton John, lyrics by Shaina Taub, and book by Paul Rudnick.

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Virgin Trains rebuked for ‘appalling’ use of unpaid voice-overs for toilet campaign by Giverny Masso

Virgin Trains has come under fire for a competition in which voice-over services will be provided for free, with Equity branding the

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‘Life-affirming & vivid’: BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES – Touring ★★★★★ by Kristy Stott

Barber Shop Chronicles is a hugely impressive production. Life-affirming and vivid. Putting lives on stage which have not been seen there before.

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Spring Preview: Taylor Mac Hits the Big Stage with Gary by

Taylor Mac has gone from downtown darling to MacArthur “Genius" Grant recipient and Pulitzer Prize for Drama finalist for his 24-hour long A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, which has t…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

From Shore to Shore review at Yang Sing Restaurant, Manchester – ‘an engaging portrait of British-Chinese life’ by Chris Bartlett

Three stories shedding light on various aspects of the British-Chinese experience are cleverly interwoven in this production that combines dining with verbatim

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Blood Knot review at Orange Tree Theatre, London – ‘a haunting play about race’ by Ava Davies

In a small shack in Port Elizabeth, deep in the grip of Apartheid, two brothers – one white-passing, one darker skinned –

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Ashley Park to Receive Inaugural Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment by Andy Lefkowitz is honored to exclusively announce that Mean Girls Tony nominee and cancer survivor Ashley Park has been selected as the first recipient of Cancer Support Community's Marin Mazz…

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Tosca review at Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon – ‘a handsome chamber staging’ by Steph Power

It’s 30 years since Mid Wales Opera first set out to bring fully staged chamber productions to small, rural communities – and

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Actors call for more vegan and vegetarian make-up by Georgia Snow

Actors are appealing for more stage and screen make-up to be suitable for vegan and vegetarian performers, after concerns were raised about

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London council commits to giving every primary schoolchild free theatre trip by Matthew Hemley

Primary schoolchildren in the London borough of Southwark will receive a free visit to the theatre every year as part of a

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Chisa Hutchinson's Surely Goodness and Mercy Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The New York premiere from the Keen Company opens March 13.

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Olivier Award Winners 2018: Where are they now? by Eleni Cashell

The Olivier Awards with Mastercard are Britain’s most prestigious theatre awards, and with this year’s nominations announcement finally revealed, it’s time to reflect on what some of l…

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Lyric Opera Dramaturg Roger Pines On The Upcoming RENÉE FLEMING 25TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT & GALA by Michael J. Roberts

Dramaturg and radio personality Roger Pines discusses the upcoming RENÉE FLEMING 25TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT & [...] The post Lyric Opera Dramaturg Roger Pines On The Upcoming RENÉE FLEMI…

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THE GLASS PIANO Comes to The Print Room At The Coronet by BroadwayWorld

Once upon a time there was a Princess who thought she had swallowed a glass piano.

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Artistic Careers Are Tough; This Startup Is Aiming To Change That by Lee Seymour

The Institute of Financial Wellness for the Arts plans to be a one-stop shop for anyone making a living in the field.

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Hugh Jackman to Star in ‘Music Man’ on Broadway by Michael Paulson

The Tony-winning actor will play Harold Hill in a revival that includes members of the creative team behind the recent production of “Hello, Dolly!”

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Susan Miller: A Singer Who Got an Even Break by Trav S.D.

Susan Miller (1920-2018) figures in a couple of important classic comedies, and she passed away just recently, so she rates a shout out here today. A native of Clark’s Summit, Pennsylvania…

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Watch Highlights From Kiss Me, Kate on Broadway Starring Kelli O'Hara and Will Chase by Olivia Clement

Catch a glimpse of the dances, the songs, and more.

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Our Cities Are Lousy With Memorials. One Thing: Do They Really Help Us Remember? by Artsjournal

Parks and squares are littered with markers that failed at their only job: to keep their topics from falling into oblivion. You may have paused a thousand times at the feet of that mounted …

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REVIEW: The Lady Vanishes, Richmond Theatre ✭✭✭ by Matthew Lunn

By Matthew Lunn Matthew Lunn reviews The Lady Vanishes at Richmond Theatre where it is playing as pasrt of its UK Tour This post REVIEW: The Lady Vanishes, Richmond Theatre ✭✭✭ first a…

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What Did Jeremy Jordan Sing to His Now-Wife On Their First Date? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares writing advice from Arthur Laurents, scoop from his concert with Jeremy Jordan, and more.

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Photo Flash: Get a First Look of Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams in the Premiere Episode of FOSSE/VERDON by BroadwayWorld

FXhas shared first look images from the premiere episode of FOSSEVERDON See Michelle Williams, Sam Rockwell, and Kelli Barrett in the first episode of the series, titled 'Life's a Cabaret.'

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Anna D. Shapiro to Direct The Devil Wears Prada by Mark A. Robinson

Tony Award-winning director Anna D. Shapiro has been tapped to direct the forthcoming musical production of The Devil Wears Prada. The new piece, with a book by Paul Rudnick, music by Sir El…

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How 2019's Kiss Me, Kate Broadway Revival Pays Homage to Marin Mazzie in the 1999 Revival by Mark Peikert

Costume designer Jeff Mahshie has tucked an Easter egg into the clothes for eagle-eyed fans (and Mazzie fan Kelli O'Hara).

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Michelle Gayle joins London cast of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child by Robin Johnson

As the Olivier record-setting show prepares to enter its fourth year in the West End, rehearsals have begun for its next cast, including Michelle Gayle. The post Michelle Gayle joins London …

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Suzzanne Douglas to Star in Chisa Hutchinson’s Proof of Love at Minetta Lane by Olivia Clement

The Audible and NYTW co-production will open Off-Broadway in May.

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Be More Chill Stars Sing & Dance Out to 'More Than Survive' on Good Morning America by

The talented company of the new Broadway sensation Be More Chill is having quite the week. Just a few days after a star-packed opening-night celebration, the company of Joe Iconis and Joe …

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Norm Lewis Cast in Spike Lee's Newest Film DA 5 BLOODS by TV News Desk

Norm Lewis is among those recently announced to join the cast ofSpike Lee's anticipatedNetflixfilmDa 5 Bloods.

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Watch Clips of Kelli O'Hara, Will Chase, Corbin Bleu and the Cast of Kiss Me, Kate by

Get a first look at Kelli O'Hara, Will Chase, Corbin Bleu and the cast of Kiss Me, Kate with these show clips.

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Tony Nominee Hailey Kilgore Lands Role in Leslie Odom Jr.’s Comedy for ABC by Andrew Gans

Kilgore will play the biological daughter of Tony winner Odom’s character.

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Check Out This Sneak Peek From Off-Broadway's We Are the Tigers by Nathan Skethway

Cast members Wonu Ogunfowora and Lauren Zakrin stop by the Playbill Studio to sing "Wallflower."

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Photo Flash: The New West End Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Begins Rehearsals by BroadwayWorld

Rehearsals began this week for the fourth West End cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child who will start performances at the Palace Theatre in London on 22 May 2019 following the final pe…

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Annaleigh Ashford to Play The Cabaret in Indianapolis by Adam Hetrick

The Tony Award winner will perform her solo cabaret show for two performances May 11.

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BWW Interview: Jessie Nelson Talks WAITRESS by Rona Kelly

Jessie Nelson penned the book of the musical, which is based on Adrienne Shelly's 2007 film. With the show now playing to audiences around the world, Jessie discusses honouring and adapting …

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More Than 2,000 NYC Public School Students Will Be Invited Behind the Scenes of Broadway's King Kong by Logan Culwell-Block

The program, presented by arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway, offers students a glimpse at how Broadway shows run and operate.

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WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Announces Rush Policy by BroadwayWorld

What the Constitution Means to Me has announced a general rush policy

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The Life And Loves Of Clara Rockmore, The Diva Of The Theremin by Artsjournal1

She had had quite a life even before she became the first superstar virtuoso of an electronic instrument: she was a child prodigy on the violin who toured with her pianist sister until injur…

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Five Burning Questions with Kiss Me, Kate Tony-Winning Choreographer Warren Carlyle

Kiss Me, Kate choreographer Warren Carlyle talks about reimagining "It's Too Darn Hot", his dream revival, and what he looks for in a dancer.

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‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Musical Taps Anna D. Shapiro to Direct by Brent Lang

Miranda Priestly can’t call all the shots. The upcoming musical adaptation of “The Devil Wears Prada” has tapped Anna D. Shapiro to direct the show, which is eyeing an eventual Broadwa…

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Broadway’s Elton John-Scored ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Names Director by Greg Evans

The Broadway-bound The Devil Wears Prada, with music by Elton John, has found its director: Anna D. Shapiro, Tony Award-winner in 2008 for August: Osage County, was announced today by produc…

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Bum note? Full Monty poster leaves Liverpool local howling at the moon by Tabard

Things are kicking off in Liverpool – in fact, you could say they’ve reached rock bottom. Tabard hears things got a bit

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Aurora Theatre’s Men With Money suffers from empty pockets by Kelundra Smith

It’s 1952 in Manhattan, and it’s raining men with money — unless you’re Louis (Sean Doherty), Max (Marcello Audino) and Sonny (Kenny Tran). These three pals are barely holding on to …

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Anna D. Shapiro to Direct Broadway-Bound Devil Wears Prada Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winner Anna D. Shapiro has been named director of the Broadway-aimed new musical The Devil Wears Prada. The previously announced tuner, featuring a book by Paul Rudnick, music by Elton …

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Chisa Hutchinson's Proof of Love, Starring Suzzanne Douglas, to Play Off-Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Chisa Hutchinson's one-woman play Proof of Love, starring Suzzanne Douglas, will be the next Audible Theater production at off-Broadway's Minetta Lane Theatre. Jade King Carroll directs the …

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Review: Low-tech magic buoys ‘The Old Man and the Moon’ at the Wallis by F. Kathleen Foley

Fairy-tale nuts will get a huge kick out of “The Old Man and the Old Moon,” a Pigpen Theatre Co. production now in a limited run at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in…

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Anna D. Shapiro to direct ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ musical by Caitlin Huston

Anna D. Shapiro, the artistic director of Steppenwolf Theatre Company, has been tapped to direct ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ musical. The musical features music by Sir Elton John, lyrics by…

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‘It’s no surprise that this show continues to be a success’: MAMMA MIA! – West End ★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

It’s a cult classic, it’s summery fun, it’s the music of ABBA and altogether it’s a great night out. It’s never going to be the most theatrically enthralling or deeply emotive piec…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Music Theatre International Acquires Worldwide Licensing Rights to Rocky Musical by Logan Culwell-Block

The Ahrens and Flaherty musical, based on the hit 1976 film and featuring a book co-written by Sylvester Stallone, played Broadway in 2014.

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Tony Winner Anna D. Shapiro Will Direct Elton John-Shaina Taub-Paul Rudnick The Devil Wears Prada Musical by Andrew Gans

The new musical is based on the 2003 novel and the subsequent hit film starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway.

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Cementing his position as Broadway’s most prolific and arguably most powerful producer,  Scott Rudin said today that he’s reviving The Music Man, starring Hugh Jackman, in October 2020…

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Exclusive! Javier Bardem, Jon Bon Jovi & More Get In on the Beat for Stomp's 25th Anniversary by

The celebrated off-Broadway sensation Stomp is currently celebrating 25 years at off-Broadway's Orpheum Theatre. In honor of the show's milestone, a slew of high-profile names including Javi…

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Photo Coverage: Go Inside Transport Group's Gala, Honoring Michael Starboin and Carmel Dean by BroadwayWorld

Transport Group just presented its annual A Toast to the Artist gala, honoring Tony Award-winning orchestrator Michael Starboin and composer Carmel Dean with the Transporting American Theatr…

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Actually, We're F*cked Extends at Cherry Lane by Olivia Clement

The new play by Matt Williams, directed by John Pasquin, will play an additional two weeks.

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Hugh Jackman to star in 4th Music Man on Broadway. (Watch the 1st, Robert Preston!) by New York Theater

Hugh Jackman will star as Harold Hill in “The Music Man.” Directed by Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Warren Carlyle, the fourth Broadway production of Meredith Wilson’s musical about…

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Jayne Houdyshell to Reprise Tony-Winning Role in The Humans Film; Beanie Feldstein & Amy Schumer Also Tapped to Star by Lindsey Sullivan

Stephen Karam's Tony-winning play The Humans is set for a film adaptation. According to Deadline, the movie will feature Jayne Houdyshell reprising her Tony-winning role as Deirdre and also …

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Beanie Feldstein, Jayne Houdyshell, and Amy Schumer to Star in Film Adaptation of The Humans by Olivia Clement

Stephen Karam will direct and adapt the film version of his Tony-winning drama.

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Go Behind the Scenes of Broadway’s Be More Chill by Ruthie Fierberg

Good Morning America goes backstage for a tour of the set, a choreography lesson, and more.

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Go Behind the Scenes of Broadway’s Be More Chill, and Watch the Cast Perform ‘More Than Survive’ by Ruthie Fierberg

Good Morning America goes backstage for a tour of the set, a choreography lesson, and more.

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Dorothy Davenport (Mrs. Wallace Reid) and The Noble Art of Exploitation by Trav S.D.

Wonderful happenstance that Dorothy Davenport’s birthday falls during Women’s History Month, for Davenport (1895-1977), was not just a pioneering director/producer/screenwriter/actress, …

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Now You Can Listen To T.S. Eliot Read, And Talk About, His Poetry by Artsjournal1

“On December 4, 1950, two years after winning the Nobel Prize in Literature, T.S. Eliot stood behind a lectern in the Kaufmann Concert Hall at the 92nd Street Y and read some of his best w…

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Time for a Parade: Hugh Jackman to Return to Broadway in The Music Man by Mark Robinson

Break out the marching band uniforms, the brass instruments, the banners and batons! The Music Man is headed back to Broadway and it is time for a parade. Producer Scott Rudin has announce…

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Amy Schumer to Shoot Film Adaptation of THE HUMANS by TV News Desk

During an interview with The New York Times, Amy Schumer revealed that she is working on a film adaptation of the Tony-winning play'The Humans.'

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Hugh Jackman is Returning to Broadway as Harold Hill in The Music Man by Morgan Steward

The revival, slated to start previews on Sept. 9, 2020, before opening on Oct. 22, is being produced by Scott Rudin and will play at a Shubert Theatre to be announced. Additional casting, in…

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Concert Review: Boston Baroque’s “Jephtha” — The Fate of Youth by Susan Miron

Music Director Martin Pearlman had the excellent idea to cut out 6 of the 18 arias to make Jephtha move along, and it paid off. The post Concert Review: Boston Baroque’s “Jephtha” — …

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Photo Flash: The Stars Come Out for Press Night for ADMISSIONS at Trafalgar Studios by BroadwayWorld

Alex Kingston ER, Doctor Who stars in Admissions, from the writer of acclaimed hit Bad Jews, direct from New York's Lincoln Centre Theater, the producers of Oslo.

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Film Adaptation Of ‘The Humans’ Play In Works By A24, IAC, Scott Rudin & Eli Bush by Mike Fleming

A24, IAC and Scott Rudin and Eli Bush are producing a film adaptation of the four-time Tony-winning play The Humans by Stephen Karam. Beanie Feldstein, Jayne Houdyshell (reprising her Tony-w…

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‘Ya Got Trouble’ — Hugh Jackman heading back to Broadway by Mark Kennedy

Hugh Jackman is coming back to Broadway as a classic roguish traveling salesman in a revival of ‘The Music Man’

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Brain Scans Of Actors Find Different Neural Functioning When They’re In Character by Artsjournal1

“Writing in the journal Royal Society Open Science, [Canadian researchers] report how 15 method actors, mainly theatre students, were trained to take on a Shakespeare role – either Romeo…

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Remembering Luke Perry’s West End heroics (your views, March 14) by The Stage

There has been a huge outpouring of emotion following the death of actor Luke Perry. In 2004, he starred in a stage

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‘Prenger is priceless’: ABIGAIL’S PARY – Touring ★★★★ by Anne Cox

Mike Leigh’s classic Abigail’s Party is back in the theatre with its irrepressible hostess, Beverly Moss, handing out gin and tonics and cheesy-pineapple nibbles to the sounds of Demis R…

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From Our Archive: 25 years ago in The Stage (March 17, 1994) by The Stage

A quarter of a century ago, we reported on a strange set of affairs: Bolton councillors debating on whether to lift a

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Joey Fatone loved doing ‘The Masked Singer’ so much he got this Rabbit tattoo by Joyce Eng

Those psychedelic costumes on “The Masked Singer” will be imprinted on our brains forever. For Joey Fatone, one of them will be imprinted on his leg forever. The ‘N Sync-er got a tatto…

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Cholly Atkins Taught Motown to Dance. His Moves Get an Update in ‘Ain’t Too Proud.’ by Brian Seibert

The Temptations’ dancing was essential to their allure. Sergio Trujillo makes it more intricate, stylistically varied and narratively sophisticated.

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Even Billy Eichner Likes This Guy by Laura Collins-Hughes

A low-key spotter of high-wattage talent, Jason Eagan has made Ars Nova the launchpad for creative types merging uptown and downtown sensibilities.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Inside ITF – Day Six by Camille Ladendorf

Our time The post Inside ITF – Day Six appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Watch Chilling Trailer for New Production of Kneehigh’s Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and Other Love Songs) by Andrew Gans

Casting is complete for the touring production, opening at the Lyric Hammersmith in May.

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Check Out New Photos of Michelle Williams and Sam Rockwell in FX’s Fosse/Verdon by Marc J. Franklin

The limited series about Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon—with performances from a slew of Broadway stars—premieres April 9.

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VIDEO: The Cast of BE MORE CHILL Performs on Good Morning America by BroadwayWorld

Be More Chill is taking Broadway by storm, and today they took the country by storm too, with a performance on Good Morning America

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Athol Fugard's apartheid dramas still bite in our divided age by Arifa Akbar

New productions of A Lesson from Aloes and Blood Knot forcefully portray a world of claustrophobia, surveillance and the subtleties of racial exclusion The multiracial plays of Athol Fugard …

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Hugh Jackman to star in Broadway’s ‘Music Man’ revival by Rob Bailey-Millado

He’s still gearing up for his “The Man. The Music. The Show” tour — but Hugh Jackman is already set to be Broadway’s next “Music Man.” The “Wolverine” star teased the possi…

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Off-Broadway’s National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene: bringing Yiddish theatre to the rest of the world by Nicole Serratore

Off-Broadway’s National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene began a century ago by bringing international theatre to the Yiddish-speaking population. Today it brings Yiddish theatre

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Go Inside Rehearsals for Off-Broadway's Smart Blonde by Nathan Skethway

The New York premiere, starring Andréa Burns, will begin performances at 59E59 Theaters March 16.

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Breaking: Hugh Jackman to Star in ‘The Music Man’ on Broadway by Matthew Wexler

Star of film and stage Hugh Jackman returns to Broadway next year in a revival of "The Music Man," directed by Jerry Zaks. The post Breaking: Hugh Jackman to Star in ‘The Music Man’ on …

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Hamilton’s Daveed Diggs to Appear in Washington, D.C. by Adam Hetrick

The Tony winner will discuss his career at Sixth and I Sanctuary April 1.

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Sneak Peek at Marie, Dancing Still — A New Musical Starring Tiler Peck and Terrence Mann by Roberto Araujo

The new Ahrens and Flaherty musical will begin performances March 22 at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre.

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Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For TOP GIRLS at the National Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Top Girls comes to the National Theatre Check out rehearsal photos below

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Hugh Jackman Headed To Broadway In ‘The Music Man’ Revival by Greg Evans

Hugh Jackman will return to Broadway in a 2020 revival of Meredith Willson's 1957 classic musical The Music Man, producer Scott Rudin confirmed today. Directed by Jerry Zaks, with choreograp…

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JEREMY JORDAN with SETH RUDETSKY at The Town Hall by Sandi Durell

  By Ron Fassler   For one-night only, it was actor and singer Jeremy Jordan’s turn to sit in a well-upholstered chair (as if in a living room) beside the masterful host and musical acco…

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One Of The Most Famous Prison Museums Addresses The Mass Incarceration Crisis by Artsjournal1

The Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, built in 1829, gets hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. “Talking about the site’s history didn’t seem like enough for Sean Kell…

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Hugh Jackman to star in ‘The Music Man’ on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Hugh Jackman will play Harold Hill in a revival of “The Music Man” next year. Produced by Scott Rudin, the revival will reassemble the creative team from the last “Hello, Dolly!” rev…

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Facetime Interview: Rebecca Luker & Deborah Grace Winer: "GOT RHYTHM. THE GERSHWIN BROTHERS." at Feinstein's/54 Below by Adam Rothenberg

Live from Feinstein's/54 Below, "Call Me Adam" speaks with Tony Nominee Rebecca Luker & Producer Deborah Grace Winer about Deborah's series The Classic American Songbook. Rebecca will be…

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Hugh Jackman Starring in ‘The Music Man’ Revival on Broadway by Brent Lang

Hugh Jackman will return to Broadway in an upcoming revival of Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man.” It marks Jackman’s first musical role in more than a decade, which should make it a…

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Hugh Jackman Will Return to Broadway in The Music Man by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winner Hugh Jackman will head back to the Great White Way next year, taking on the role of Harold Hill in a new production of Meredith Willson's Tony-winning musical comedy The Music …

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Mandy Patinkin to Play New Jersey Performing Arts Center by Adam Hetrick

The Evita and Sunday in the Park With George star will offer Diaries this fall.

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After 36 Years, Minneapolis’s Zenon Dance Company Is Closing Down by Artsjournal1

“We are being forced out because of lack of funding,” said Linda Andrews, the company’s artistic director, citing the withdrawal of crucial grants by the Jerome Foundation and the phil…

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Kiln Theatre Announces Full Programme For MAPPING BRENT by BroadwayWorld

Kiln Theatre today announces the return of Mapping Brent for its third consecutive year. This 10-day youth theatre festival will see Kiln Theatre work alongside community venues across Brent…

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Tech and friendship at heart of Broadway’s ‘Be More Chill’ by John Carucci | ap

Modern technology and an old-school friendship are at the heart of the youthful Broadway musical ‘Be More Chill’

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Celebrate World Theatre Day with Broadcast of Hit Show GOLEM by BroadwayWorld

Following performances at the Young Vic, in the West End, an extensive international tour and a broadcast on the BBC, award-winning theatre company 1927 is to stream a filmed version of its …

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Hugh Jackman to Star in The Music Man on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The revival will open in October 2020.

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Riccardo Muti Joins Striking Chicago Symphony Musicians On Picket Line by Artsjournal1

While music directors usually stay silent about orchestras’ labor-management disputes, Muti said to the assembled media, “I am here with my musicians. … We try to get a better situatio…

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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Returns To UK Cinemas This May by BroadwayWorld

Trafalgar Releasing are pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for the return of multiple-award-winning production, An American in Paris The Musical, to cinemas throughout the UK o…

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Jelani Alladin and Matt Doyle Sing ‘We Kiss in a Shadow’ by Cleo Aukland

The Broadway stars sing "We Kiss in a Shadow" as part of The Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization's R&H Goes Pop! series. The post Jelani Alladin and Matt Doyle Sing ‘We Kiss in a Sha…

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‘Could use a dose of Emilia’s fiery rage’: SIX – Arts Theatre by Laura Kressly

I can’t begrudge anyone their enjoyment of Six, a fast-paced display of talented women – I enjoyed it, too. However – rather like the history it’s trying to tell – such awesome per…

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Improv So White? Yes, And by American Theatre Editors

Efforts to diversify the popular and influential form are no laughing matter.

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BWW's On This Day - March 13, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Nomadic Theatre Keeps its Traditions Alive in France / En France, la perpétuation du théâtre Sinti et nomade by Marine Leduc

By Marine Leduc. Marine Leduc discusses the nomadic theatre traditions of the Hognon family, who travel southwestern France staging plays that explore their Tsigane identity.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Into the Woods: In Concert by Barry Gordin

By: Iris Wiener Broadway stars headed Into the Woods in Patchogue on March 8th and 9th as a part of the Patchogue Theatre’s ongoing Broadway Series, a popular concert program that was c…

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Review: "Rent" at The Bushnell in Hartford by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group review: Rent at The Bushnell. Like the Broadway show, this ensemble, all first rate, are unknowns, but there are some superb performances, especially Javon King as Angel…

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Rehana Lew Mirza on Hatef**k and More by Victoria Myers

Rehana Lew Mirza is a playwright, bookwriter, and filmmaker whose work often focuses on highlighting the South Asian experience. Her latest play Hatef**k, which was featured on the 2017 Kilr…

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There Will Be No Strike At The Philadelphia Orchestra For (At Least) Four More Years by Artsjournal1

“About six months ahead of expiration of the current labor contract between the Philadelphia Orchestra Association and its players, the two sides have reached an agreement on a pact that k…

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Billy Porter's first fashion splurge was cashmere by Ap, Ap, Ap

Actor and singer Billy Porter, who wowed at the Oscars in a bold Christian Siriano tuxedo gown, on his first big-ticket fashion investment. (March 12)        

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Filmmaker Billy Corben’s Cocaine Saga Is Now A Theater Piece by Bill Hirschman

It’s Wednesday, March 7, and Billy Corben’s world premiere play Confessions of a Cocaine Cowboy has been in rehearsal for some time with Miami New Drama. It opens the next day for a week…

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Watch the Show Trailer For DEAD DOG IN A SUITCASE (AND OTHER LOVE SONGS) by BroadwayWorld

Mayor Goodman has been assassinated. And so has his dog. Contract killer Macheath has just married Pretty Polly Peachum and Mr and Mrs Peachum aren't happy. Not one bit.

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The triple opening night (and how I managed to get to all three of them) by Mark Shenton

How three shows all opened on Tuesday March 12 -- but I managed to review all three of them.

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Hirshhorn Museum Wants New Sculpture Garden To Be ‘A New Front Door On The Mall’ by Artsjournal1

“Seeking to raise its visibility and welcome more visitors, the Hirshhorn Museum plans to redesign its sunken sculpture garden to create an expanded entrance on the Mall and directly conne…

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Careers Clinic: Is stand-up hindering my ‘proper writing’? by John Byrne

I started doing stand-up gigs between acting jobs and, as of last year, was able to get enough paid work that doing

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NEWS: Pegasus Opera Company premieres Hagemann double bill, Shaw Goes Wilde by Featured Content

Two one-act operas based on works by George Bernard Shaw and Oscar Wilde will receive their UK premieres when Pegasus Opera Company brings Shaw Goes Wilde to the Royal Academy of Music later…

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The Choirs With No Name (There Are Four Of Them) by Artsjournal1

Each of them — in London, Liverpool, Birmingham, and Brighton — really is called The Choir With No Name, and they’re all for people who have struggled with homelessness, addiction, and…

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Edinburgh residents urged to offer spare rooms to artists to make fringe affordable by Thom Dibdin

Edinburgh residents are being urged to offer their spare rooms to artists at this year’s Fringe Festival in a bid to make

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Maxine Peake: ‘Women need creative control over their own stories’ by Giverny Masso

Actor Maxine Peake has argued that women need to be allowed to tell their own stories in theatre, as she announced an

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Independent review into Central’s diversity reveals ‘uncomfortable’ findings as school vows to do more by Georgia Snow

A review into race equality practices at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama has found that only half of students,

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Win a free place on part-time courses at Arts Ed by Paul Vale

With a wide range of part-time courses on offer for all ages, Arts Educational Schools London is once again teaming up with

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‘Feels curiously dated’: CIRCA – Old Red Lion Theatre by Ian Foster

I was a big fan of Tom Ratcliffe’s VELVET at the VAULT Festival and so was intrigued to catch this production of his debut play Circa at the Old Red Lion Theatre.

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One Of India’s Biggest Art Museums Is Inside Mumbai Airport by Artsjournal1

“Scattered throughout the four levels of Terminal 2 of Mumbai’s international airport are more than 5,500 pieces of Indian art and handicrafts, including tribal totem poles and a 3-D map…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Dear West End Producer: ‘What audition songs do you love, but want people to stop singing?’ by @westendproducer

MT question of the day- what songs do you love but desperately want people to stop singing at auditions? 😂 Mine are

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Backstage Workers Are Being ‘Pushed To The Breaking Point’, Say UK Unions by Artsjournal1

“BECTU and Equity and professional associations for stage managers and lighting and sound practitioners have argued that ‘excessively long working hours’ are leading to ‘burnout and …

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The Fifth Edition Of The Shubbak Festival Starts On The 28th June by BroadwayWorld

The fifth edition of the Shubbak Festival starts on the 28th June bringing exciting, bold, poignant and urgent work by Arab artists questioning the norm to London's stages, concert halls, ci…

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Katya Kabanova review at Theatre Royal, Glasgow – ‘exceptional’ by George Hall

Scottish Opera’s fine production of Katya Kabanova – directed by Stephen Lawless, vividly conducted by Stuart Stratford, and performed in the original

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Pakistan Has Banned Indian Movies. That May Hurt Pakistan More Than India. by Artsjournal1

The embargo was instated by Pakistan’s Association of Film Exhibitors following last month’s flare-up of armed conflict in and around Kashmir. It may seem a patriotic gesture, but there…

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Edinburgh Lyceum artistic director David Greig: ‘Scottish theatre has given me a lot – I want to help it flourish’ by David Pollock

As well as writing hit shows including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in the West End, David Greig has been artistic director

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From Shore to Shore review – drama while you dine at a Chinese restaurant by Mark Fisher

Yang Sing restaurant, ManchesterThis rich, dreamlike play feeds body and soul as it chronicles the complex lives of migrants from China Cheung Wing is looking back over his life. He’s been…

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Snapshot: a 1962 interview with Harold Lloyd by Terry Teachout

Harry Reasoner interviews Harold Lloyd on Calendar, the morning news program that he co-hosted with Mary Fickett. This episode was originally telecast by CBS on April 16, 1962: (This is the …

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Waitress at the Adelphi Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Now officially open in the West End, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the London production of Sara Bareilles’ musical Waitress.

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Almanac: Kant on zeal by Terry Teachout

“Zealotry is when the letter of religion is mistaken for its spirit.” Immanuel Kant, Lectures on Ethics (trans. Peter Heath)

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Natalie Portman Launches Her First Online Acting Course by Todd Spangler

Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman, star of films including “Black Swan” and “Jackie,” is launching her first-ever online class. In the class, priced at $90 for unlimited access, …

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Around The U.S.A. in 80 Musicals: Part I: Northeast by JK

With the success of last year's Around the World in 80 Musicals (and thank you for your support on that!), we are happy to bring you a new series: Around the U.S.A. in 80 Musicals! Over the…

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Critics Are Raving About...Come From Away

An unexpected hit when it originally opened on Broadway, COME FROM AWAY has flown the coop, finally landing in London's West End. Needless to say, this heartwarming new musical about the tri…

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Two Pints pays tribute to human resilience and the power of Guinness by Catey Sullivan

This Abbey Theatre import is unexpectedly wonderful. So, two Irish actors walk into a bar. As does the entire audience.…

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Little Shop of Horrors has not grown gracefully into the new millennium by Yasmin Zacaria Mikhaiel

Still, Mercury Theater's production hits all the right notes. In Little Shop of Horrors, most of New York's skid row residents are just trying to survive. They d…

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Chicago Torture Justice Memorials is pushing ahead to create a site of remembrance for Burge victims by Maya Dukmasova

Monthlong exhibition will feature designs for a future memorial organizers are committed to building despite a lack of city funding. Four years ago, the City Co…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

New musical Summer Street – The Hilarious Aussie Soap Opera Musical heads to Brighton & London

Bringing sun, songs and 90s nostalgia, Summer Street – The Hilarious Aussie Soap Opera Musical! is heading to the Brighton Fringe before transferring to Waterloo East Theatre this May. As …

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Admissions, Trafalgar Studios review - topical and whiplash-smart by Matt Wolf

Alex Kingston stars in darkly comic Off Broadway transfer Joshua Harmon knows how to stir and excite an audience and does that and more with Admissions, newly arrived in the West End as par…

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Cumberbatch-Produced LETTERS LIVE Will Headline Royal Albert Hall by BroadwayWorld

On the back of another sold out London run, Letters Live is bringing its star-studded show to the Royal Albert Hall on 3 October 2019, in what will be its most ambitious night to date. The d…

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Wake Up With BWW 3/13: Hugh Jackman in THE MUSIC MAN, Britney Spears Musical, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Happy hump day Won't you spend it with us, catching up on the latest Broadway news

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On the Couch with The Huxleys by Arts Review

Who are The Huxleys? The Huxleys are a colourful cataclysm of camp theatrics. A visual assault of sparkle, surrealism and silliness. Working across performance art, costume, moving and still…

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‘Touches, entertains & teaches’: A HUNDRED WORDS FOR SNOW – Trafalgar Studios ★★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

A Hundred Words for Snow is a perfectly crafted one-woman show that touches, entertains and teaches, as it explores grief and polar exploration – a charming performance from Gemma Barnett.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Britney Spears musical with fairytale plot heading to Broadway by Clarisse Loughrey, Clarisse Loughrey

'Once Upon a One More Time' will utilise the singer's back catalogue of hits to tell the story of a book club attended by fairytale princesses

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BWW Review: BLOOD KNOT, Orange Tree Theatre by Aliya Al-Hassan

Family ties are complicated things. Those we are connected to through blood are often those we love the most, but who we can also treat the most poorly. Athol Fugard's visceral 1961 play, Bl…

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Australian Booty by Arts Review

From the sisters behind Hot Brown Honey and Sista She, comes another genre-defying feminist power show about self-love, Australian Booty – an entertaining mix of comedy, dance, fierce and …

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The Twilight Zone, Ambassadors Theatre review – retro wit for our new space age by Rachel Halliburton

Anna Washburn's play for the Almeida achieves lift-off in the West End As China and the US arm-wrestle for world-domination in everything from trade to military power, we find ourselves in t…

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Benedict Cumberbatch on the explosive power of letters: 'They're grenades!' by Sian Cain

Noel Fielding, Thom Yorke and Cumberbatch tell us why they love Letters Live, the performances of correspondence where anything can happen It’s a blustery Saturday night and around 900 peo…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Dombrovskis: journeys into the wild / Koenning: Swell by Arts Review

Monash Gallery of Art presents two exhibitions that focus on our environment as part of CLIMARTE Festival: ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019 – Dombrovskis: journeys into the wild and Koenning: Swell…

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Backstage theatre workers ‘pushed to breaking point due to lack of work-life balance’ by Giverny Masso

Backstage theatre workers are being “pushed to breaking point” due to a lack of work-life balance, with a “regular expectation to work

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Editor’s View: Nimax’s theatre in the round joins a flood of more flexible West End spaces by Alistair Smith

Nimax’s new theatre on the site of the old Astoria will make an intriguing addition to London’s Theatreland. The Astoria was demolished

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Once Upon a One More Time – Britney musical headed to Broadway by AussieTheatre

An original musical based on the music of pop star Britney Spears is set to kick off in Chicago later this year. I’m so excited to have a musical with my songs – especially one that take…

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ALD chair Johanna Town: We need to support lighting programmers or we’ll have no shows by Johanna Town

As technology develops, lighting programmers are a ever more vital part of a production’s creative team. Johanna Town, chair of the Association

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'We've been ashamed of our voice': the secret history of UK Jewish theatre by David Jays

The US has a rich tradition of Jewish theatre – but in the UK it’s been more circumspect. Artists from Hofesh Shechter to Tracy Ann Oberman explain why I ask the Israeli-born, British-ba…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Close Encounters: Up Close and Personal with Fez Fa’anana by Gabi Bergman

The Briefs Factory is not your normal factory. The self-proclaimed “manufacturers and distributors of evocative, irreverent, political punk performance,” their shows push the boundaries …

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A new home and future for Melbourne Fringe by Arts Review

With the support from the Victorian Government, the historic Trades Hall in Carlton will become the new headquarters of the Melbourne Fringe Festival and home to a new creative hub for Victo…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Nicki Minaj at London’s O2 Arena — boundless good humour in a bog-standard show

The rapper and singer’s powerful personality was not enough to save this humdrum affair

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Desert X — where the dry land blooms with art

Works by 18 artists have sprung up across California’s Coachella Valley as part of an ambitious biennial

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Is this Leonardo’s only surviving sculpture?

‘The Virgin with Laughing Child’ gets a new attribution in a Florence exhibition dedicated to Leonardo’s master, Verrocchio

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

After Hot Sex, They Have Passionate Arguments - 'Hatef**k' explores the tempestuous relationship between two very different Muslim Americans

Hatef**k explores the tempestuous relationship between two very different Muslim Americans---When she first started acting 20 years ago, Indian American Kavi Ladnier promised herself that sh…

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An Uplifting Black Play Is What We Need Right Now - Why Chisa Hutchinson felt compelled to write a drama filled with joy

Why Chisa Hutchinson felt compelled to write a drama filled with joy---Both in the news and on stage, stories about the African-American experience can be grim and disturbing -- hardly surpr…

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Mara Nelson-Greenberg’s Do You Feel Anger? Begins March 13 at The Vineyard by Olivia Clement

Margot Bordelon directs the dark comedy, which debuts Off-Broadway following a world premiere at the 2018 Humana Festival.

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Rehana Lew Mirza's Hatef**ck Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Sendhil Ramamurthy and Kavi Ladnier star in the world premiere from WP Theater and Colt Coeur.

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King Kong Star Eric William Morris’ 10 Favorite Theatregoing Experiences by Andrew Gans

Performances by Bill Irwin, Tonya Pinkins, and more top Morris’ list.

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The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: W is for Kat Wildish and Megan Williams by The Dance Enthusiast

In The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: W is for Kat Wildish and Megan Williams, "Eureka moments when dancers discover something about themselves, their lives, or their dancing because of some tea…

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