Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Broadway-Bound TEA AT FIVE Extends Run And Announces Creative Team by BroadwayWorld

Due to popular demand, the Broadway bound production of Tea at Five, starring Academy Award-winner Faye Dunaway as Katharine Hepburn, will extend its run in Boston. The Matthew Lombardo play…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:55PM

‘Children of a Lesser God’ playwright Mark Medoff has died at 79 by Associated Press

Medoff wrote 30 plays and wrote, produced or directed 19 movies.

Linked From at 11:54PM

Roth Sells Stake in Marquis Theatre by Marc Hershberg

The Marquis Theatre will soon have some new names on its ownership marquee.

Linked From Forbes at 11:30PM

Tony Award-Winning Playwright Mark Medoff Dies At Age 79 by Richard Gonzales

Medoff is best known for Children of a Lesser God, a play about a young deaf woman's romance with her speech teacher.

Linked From National Public Radio at 11:12PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Ink — mesmerisingly good tale of Murdoch and The Sun shines on Broadway

James Graham’s tabloid takeover drama brings Fleet Street to the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, New York

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 10:15PM

Mark Medoff, ‘Children of a Lesser God’ Playwright, Dies at 79 by Erin Nyren

Mark Medoff, the playwright who wrote Tony Award-winning play “Children of a Lesser God,” died Tuesday in Las Cruces, N.M. He was 79. His daughter Jessica Medoff Bunchman posted news of …

Linked From Variety at 10:07PM

Ink review at Samuel J Friedman Theatre, New York – ‘James Graham’s prescient and absorbing play’ by Naveen Kumar

Is Rupert Murdoch a hero or a villain? First seen at the Almeida Theatre in London in 2017, ahead of a West

Linked From The Stage Registration at 10:00PM

‘Ink’ Broadway Review: The Rise And Rise Of Rupert Murdoch & The Rewriting Of Fleet Street by Greg Evans

Reflections on the heyday of scandalous Fleet Street likely won’t stir Broadway audiences with the same vigor that roused the West End when Ink debuted there in 2017. Little matter. James …

Linked From Deadline at 10:00PM

‘Ink’ review: Broadway’s latest is a scrappy, seductive tabloid tale by Johnny Oleksinski

“Sexy” is not a word you’d use to describe the founding of most newspapers. More accurate descriptors might include: “formal,” “dusty” and “self-important.” The Sun, howeve…

Linked From The New York Post at 10:00PM

Rupert Murdoch’s tabloid world is brought to the stage in the engrossing ‘Ink’ by Peter Marks

James Graham’s play establishes a template for the publisher’s raw, red-meat style.

Linked From Washington Post at 10:00PM

Review: ‘Ink’ takes a multi-paged romp through tabloid journalism by Charles Isherwood

“People like stories,” says Rupert Murdoch — a fictional Rupert Murdoch, that is — just before the lights dim on the last scene of “Ink,” James Graham’s play about the media ma…

Linked From Broadway.News Subscription at 10:00PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Review: In ‘Ink’ on Broadway, an insurgent Rupert Murdoch sets out to conquer Fleet Street by Charles McNulty

Bertie Carvel is a chilling media mogul and Johnny Lee Miller is the editor who may lose his soul in James Graham's "Ink," a London import about Murdoch's transformation of British journalis…

Linked From Los Angeles Times at 09:59PM


Students of Rupert Murdoch may wonder why an 88-year-old multi-billionaire would devote his last years to destabilizing democracy, promoting division and thwarting efforts to slow climate ch…

Linked From Broadway Journal at 09:58PM

Ink: Rupert Murdoch Against the World (and The Mirror) by Steven Suskin

★★★★★ Bertie Carvel and Jonny Lee Miller star in a thrilling, real-life newspaper yarn The post Ink: Rupert Murdoch Against the World (and The Mirror) appeared first on New York S…

Linked From at 09:46PM

Ink: Springtime for Murdoch by Elysa Gardner

★★★★ James Graham's new play traces the rise of the British tabloid that helped launch a global media empire The post Ink: Springtime for Murdoch appeared first on New York Stage Rev…

Linked From at 09:45PM

Critic’s Pick: Review: In ‘Ink,’ a Mephistopheles Named Murdoch Takes Charge by Ben Brantley

James Graham’s invigorating play about London journalism goes on a journey to the tabloid underworld — and the American present.

Linked From The New York Times Subscription at 09:45PM

Review: In ‘Ink’ on Broadway, an insurgent Rupert Murdoch sets out to conquer Fleet Street by Charles McNulty

The British have a high regard for the state-of-the-nation play, that genre in which dramatists as different as David Hare, Alan Bennett, Richard Bean and Lucy Prebble take the temperature o…

Linked From Los Angeles Times at 09:45PM

Read Reviews for Rupert Murdoch Drama Ink on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new James Graham play, directed by Rupert Goold, officially opens at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre April 24.

Linked From Playbill at 09:26PM

Review Roundup: INK Opens On Broadway- See What The Critics Are Saying! by Review Roundups

Manhattan Theatre Clubpresents the American premiere of Ink, written by Olivier Award winner James Grahamand directed by two-time Olivier Award winner, Tony and BAFTA Award nominee Almeida T…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:16PM

Fake News? It Depends on Who You Ask: ‘Ink’ on Broadway by Matthew Wexler

James Graham's new play, "Ink," follows a young Rupert Murdoch as he purchases a struggling newspaper and sets out to make it a must-read smash that will destroy and horrify the competition.…

Linked From The Broadway Blog at 09:00PM

Broadway Review: ‘Ink’ With Jonny Lee Miller by Gordon Cox

Garish, lurid and brash, “Ink,” the British import now on Broadway in a Manhattan Theatre Club production, is the theatrical equivalent of its subject, the UK’s Daily Sun — the newsp…

Linked From Variety at 09:00PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Lollipop Philanthropy by Joe Patti

When I was at the Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit last week, one of the other participants asked if there was a way to communicate to funders that they can’t just fund a program and…

Linked From at 08:30PM

‘Love’s Labor’s Lost’ Director Vivienne Benesch Finds Inspiration in Folger Reading Room by Barbara Mackay

Actor, director, and administrator Vivienne Benesch has many credits to her name. She is the Producing Artistic Director of the Playmakers Repertory Company in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. F…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:23PM

Film Preview: Independently Ours — IFFBoston Celebrates Another Year of Community by Brett Michel

As always, IFFBoston’s Executive Director Brian Tamm and Program Director Nancy Campbell have curated a stellar lineup of films that promises to represent the very best of current American…

Linked From The Arts Fuse at 08:04PM

‘Ink’ Sketches a Shadowy Portrait of Rupert Murdoch’s Rise by David Cote

'Ink' focuses on the early days of 'The Sun,' before Murdoch's global news empire profoundly shaped—and coarsened—the world we live in.

Linked From at 08:00PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Voter 101 and Frequently Asked Questions by Michaela Bulkley

Applications to be an Ovation Voter are currently open and close May 17th at noon! Below are some Frequently Asked Questions and Voter 101. An Ovation Voter is one member of a pool of appro…

Linked From at 07:58PM

Inside Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown Script for Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

The book writer of the smash musical reveals the first six pages of notes in her script—with secrets about the show’s stunning opening number.

Linked From Playbill at 07:42PM

Ain't Misbehavin', Southwark Playhouse review - a jazz-hot musical revue by Marianka Swain

Dancing, singing and plenty of swinging in this joyful tribute to Fats Waller The joint is jumpin’ at Southwark Playhouse, now hosting an irresistible Fats Waller-inspired, Manhattan-set …

Linked From at 07:35PM

Review: ‘STOMP’ at the National Theatre by William Powell

Started by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas at the Edinburgh Fringe in 1991, STOMP is a cacophony of sounds produced by common objects in lieu of musical instruments. An amalgam of music,…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:32PM

Check Out Exclusive Portraits of Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper and the Tootsie Cast Standing in the Spotlight on Opening Night by Caitlin Moynihan

This cast is unstoppable! Tootsie officially opened at Broadway's Marquis Theatre on April 23 and celebrated at Pier 60. Led by Santino Fontana and Lilli Cooper, Tootsie features a book by R…

Linked From at 07:29PM

Mark Medoff, Tony-winning playwright of ‘Children of a Lesser God,’ dies at 79 by Harrison Smith

His breakthrough, "When You Comin Back, Red Ryder?," opened Off-Broadway in 1973 and centered on a Vietnam War veteran who holds a New Mexico diner hostage.

Linked From at 07:16PM


(David Rooney’s article appeared on The Hollywood Reporter, 4/23; via the Drudge Report.) Santino Fontana steps into Dustin Hoffman’s Spanx in this contemporary musical update of the cla…

Linked From at 07:09PM

Exclusive: diversity of West End musicals revealed for first time by Georgia Snow

Exclusive research by The Stage has revealed the breakdown of West End musical casts by gender and ethnicity for the first time.

Linked From The Stage Registration at 07:01PM

West End musicals diversity report: reaction from the industry by The Stage

“While diversity is embraced, as an idea, I don’t believe I see differently abled leads or leads of colour (and not just

Linked From The Stage Registration at 07:01PM

Editor’s View: West End musicals lead the way on diverse casting but there are still some major gaps by Alistair Smith

Our research into West End musical theatre casts makes for some refreshingly upbeat reading. This marks the first time that we have

Linked From The Stage Registration at 07:01PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Sand Moon by Lara Altunian

The post Sand Moon appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

Linked From at 06:56PM

Film Interview: “Ira Gitler Lives” — From Bret Primack, Jazz Documentarian Extraordinaire by Steve Provizer

"The half-hearted support of jazz by American broadcast TV, be it commercial or PBS or cable, has been an insult not only to the artists, but to the public as well." The post Film Interview:…

Linked From The Arts Fuse at 06:49PM

Working 2020 by Lara Altunian

The post Working 2020 appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

Linked From at 06:42PM

Sting Slots Las Vegas Residency: Ex-Policeman Is Latest Sin City Classic Rocker by Greg Evans

Sting is headed to Vegas. The long-ago Police frontman has announced a concert residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace starting in May of next year, with shows set for the following Jun…

Linked From Deadline at 06:25PM

BWW TV: TOOTSIE's Dorothy Michaels Takes Over TV! by BroadwayWorld TV

Broadway's new Comedy Musical,TOOTSIE, opened to critical acclaim last night at the Marquis Theatre - and people can't stop talking about Dorothy Michaels The toast of the town, Dorothy rece…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:16PM

Diana of Dobson’s by Lara Altunian

The post Diana of Dobson’s appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

Linked From at 06:08PM

Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper and More Talk Tootsie's Undeniable Humor on Opening Night by

Tootsie stars Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stiles and more celebrate the new comedy musical on opening night.

Linked From at 06:05PM

How “Go Down Moses” Became Part Of A Passover Tradition by Artsjournal

The song is thought to have been written by African-American slaves in about 1800, inspired by the story of Jewish slaves in the Bible. So a double cultural appropriation? – WBUR

Linked From ArtsJournal at 06:02PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Great American playwrights collide in SF historical drama by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

A new play SF's New Conservatory by Philip Dawkins imagines a night of drinking and chatting between playwrights Tennessee Williams and William Inge.

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 05:55PM

London Theater Review: ‘All My Sons’ With Sally Field, Bill Pullman by Gordon Cox

If “All My Sons” is showing its age, it sure shows no signs of abating. Just days after a major revival opened on Broadway, moving Annette Bening and Tracy Letts into the Tony zone, up t…

Linked From Variety at 05:53PM #LiveatFive with John Cameron Mitchell by

John Cameron Mitchell stops by HQ to chat about his Anthem podcast, Hedwig and more with Paul Wontorek.

Linked From at 05:47PM

‘Hamilton: The Exhibition’ an immersive history lesson beyond the musical by Mary Houlihan - For The Sun-Times

The 18 rooms in the exhibit are filled with large sculptures, installations and interactive pieces along with artifacts.

Linked From at 05:35PM

A Look Back at Anastasia on Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The musical, now touring North America, opened on Broadway April 24, 2017.

Linked From Playbill at 05:35PM

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s voice speaks volumes at ‘Hamilton: The Exhibition’ by Miriam Di Nunzio

"[The exhibition] became an opportunity to actually take another at-bat at the information we couldn’t get into the show," Miranda says.

Linked From at 05:32PM

New Research: Studying The Arts Boosts Self-Esteem (Even If You Don’t Excel) by Artsjournal

“Initiatives to promote arts engagement in children may provide a practical and efficient way to improve children’s self-esteem,” report Hei Wan Makand Daisy Fancourt of University …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 05:29PM

Go Inside Opening Night of Link Link Circus With Isabella Rossellini (and Her Dog Pan) by Marc J. Franklin

The monologue play about the link between humans and animals opened at the Frederick Loewe Theatre at Hunter College April 22.

Linked From Playbill at 05:27PM

Red Bull Theater to Honor Condola Rashad, Daniel Sullivan, and American Theatre Wing by Dan Meyer

The 11th annual Running of the Bulls Gala celebrates achievement in classical theatre.

Linked From Playbill at 05:18PM

Meet ‘Julius Caesar’ as you’ve never seen him, in Berkeley by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

Cal Performances presents French director Arthur Nauzyciel's unique production of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," set in the JFK era.

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 05:16PM

A Look Back at the Many Jennas of Broadway's Waitress, From Jessie Mueller to Shoshana Bean by Nathan Skethway

The Sara Bareilles musical celebrates three years on Broadway April 24.

Linked From Playbill at 05:12PM

Renata Friedman and Sarah Nina Hayon to Star in World Premiere of No One is Forgotten by Olivia Clement

The world premiere, written and directed by Winter Miller, will be seen Off-Broadway this summer.

Linked From Playbill at 05:09PM

Ali Stroker, Jelani Remy, Taylor Louderman, More to Compete in Benefit Spelling Bee by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway Bee will feature stage favorites competing while raising funds to bring performing opportunities to NYC students.

Linked From Playbill at 05:02PM

World Music Is Changing (As A Genre) And So Is who’s Supporting It by Artsjournal

Recently Red Bull announced it would stop funding its music academy that promoted World Music. “These days, experimental art often views corporate largesse as necessary. The closing was a …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 05:02PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Coverage: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Celebrates a Magical Year on Broadway by Jennifer Broski

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child just celebrated a magical milestone- one year on Broadway.Check out photos from the celebration below

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:57PM

Photo Flash: Nathan Lane, Kristine Nielsen & GARY Team Pose Onstage on Opening Night! by BroadwayWorld

Gary A Sequel to Titus Andronicus officially opened on Broadway on Sunday night, April 21, 2019. Starring three-time Tony Award winnerNathan Lane, Tony Award nomineeKristine Nielsen, and Ton…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:50PM

Arts Beat by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Of Note Hartford Stage has announced the remaining two productions of its upcoming season.  Incoming Artistic Director Melia Bensussen will stage Eugene O’Neill’s co…

Linked From at 04:42PM

Broadway By Design: Beowulf Boritt, Tyler Micoleau, Alex Basco Koch & Ryan Rumery Bring BE MORE CHILL from Page to Stage by Nicole Rosky

In Broadway by Design, BroadwayWorld is shining a spotlight on the stellar designs of this Broadway season, show by show. Today, we continue the series with Beowulf Boritt, Tyler Micoleau, A…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:40PM

Alice at the Palace, Starring Meryl Streep and Debbie Allen, Heading to BroadwayHD by Adam Hetrick

Titles also include The Glass Menagerie, starring Katharine Hepburn and Sam Waterston.

Linked From Playbill at 04:35PM

As The Earth Warms, Long-Buried Objects Are Emerging. It’s Both Scary And Fascinating by Artsjournal

Water levels in the River Elbe dropped so far that “hunger stones” were revealed – carved boulders used since the 1400sto commemorate droughts and warn of their consequences. One of th…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 04:32PM

How the ‘Tootsie’ Musical Was Updated for the #MeToo Era by Jordan Moreau

Turning the beloved 1982 comedy “Tootsie” into a 21st century musical already seemed like a challenge when work on the adaptation began back in 2016. Then the #MeToo movement revved up …

Linked From Variety at 04:25PM

Photo Flash: WAITRESS Celebrates Three Sweet Years on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Today, on April 24th, Waitress celebrates the third anniversary since officially opening on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in 2016. The Broadway company celebrated yesterday with a …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:24PM

Leslie Jordan to Host Actors Fund’s Tony Awards Viewing Party in Los Angeles by Adam Hetrick

This year’s event will honor Lily Tomlin with the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement.

Linked From Playbill at 04:21PM

Theater Review: TWO DAYS IN COURT: Benet’s THE DEVIL AND DANIEL WEBSTER and Gilbert and Sullivan’s TRIAL BY JURY (City Lit) by Lawrence Bommer

TWIN TRAVESTIES (OF JUSTICE) ARE DOUBLE THE FUN Order in the court! Closing its season with dueling gavels, City Lit Theater offers Two Days in Court in only 90 minutes. Merrily combining G…

Linked From Stage and Cinema at 04:17PM

The Who’s Tommy, Starring Casey Cott, Begins Performances at The Kennedy Center by Dan Meyer

The Washington, D.C., production also stars Mandy Gonzalez, Christian Borle, and Wesley Taylor.

Linked From Playbill at 04:15PM

Odds & Ends: New Musical from Amanda Green & Scott Ellis to Receive Reading at Williamstown & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. New Musical from Amanda Green & Scott Ellis to Receive Reading at Williamstown Additional casting and more programming have…

Linked From at 04:05PM

VIDEO: Tony Goldwyn Talks Kissing NETWORK Co-Star Tatiana Maslany in Times Square by Stage Tube

On today's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan, Tony Goldwyn stopped by to talk about starring on Broadway in 'Network.' During the interview, Goldwyn talks about kissing his co-star Tatiana…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:03PM

See Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Celebrate 1 Year on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The eighth chapter of J.K. Rowling’s saga opened at the Lyric Theatre April 22, 2018.

Linked From Playbill at 04:00PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Sequins and Sequels! Watch the Cast and Friends of Tootsie Take on this Red Carpet Challenge on Opening Night! by

In Tootsie, Dorothy Michaels gets cast in a musical sequel to Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Watch the cast and friends name a few new Shakespeare sequels in this Red Carpet Challenge fro…

Linked From at 03:57PM

Study: The Twitter Universe Is Nothing Like Here In Real Life by Artsjournal

Pew Research Center recently conducted a survey of 2,791 adult American Twitter users, and the team’s findings paint a stark contrast between those who are extremely online and those who …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:55PM

Jersey Boys Tony Winner John Lloyd Young to Perform Jukebox Hero in Studio City by Adam Hetrick

Young will appear at Upstairs at Vitello’s in May.

Linked From Playbill at 03:54PM

VIDEO: Christine Baranski Reveals She's Preparing for Musical Film by Stage Tube

On this morning's episode of TODAY, actress Christine Baranski satdown with Jenna Bush Hager and guest co-host Meredith Vieira to talk about the third season of her CBS All Access drama, The…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:46PM

AIN'T TOO PROUD Will Kick Off Broadway Week with Performance on TODAY 4/29 by BroadwayWorld

Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations will launch TODAY's annual Broadway Week, when the Classic Five Temptations - Derrick Baskin, James Harkness, Jawan M. Jackson, Jeremy…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:36PM

Ibsen Was A Hugely Influential Playwright And His Ideas Permeate Still. But… by Artsjournal

Terry Teachout writes that the ideas – groundbreaking and shocking in their times, are now so familiar that they’re boring. “To be sure, we live with their culture-changing consequence…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:33PM

LaTanya Richardson Jackson on Her Early Theater Love and What Convinced Her to Join To Kill a Mockingbird by Caitlin Moynihan

LaTanya Richardson Jackson is giving the character of Calpurnia new life in Aaron Sorkin's To Kill a Mockingbird, but at first she was hesitant to take on the beloved literary role. "The bo…

Linked From at 03:30PM

BWW Flashback: Reeve Carney, Eva Noblezada, Patrick Page and Company's Road to HADESTOWN by Paul Smith

We're going way down One of Broadway's newest musicals, Hadestown, had lots to celebrate last week on April 17, when it opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre to rave reviews.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:26PM

Ten years on, ‘Rock of Ages’ remains much ado about nothing by Catey Sullivan - For The Sun-Times

The show's book writer Chris D’Arienzo clearly understands that as Journey is to Mozart sonatas, so is “ROA” dialogue to Shakespearean sonnets.

Linked From at 03:21PM

All My Sons by Steven Morris

The post All My Sons appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

Linked From at 03:09PM

Tony Winner Kelli O’Hara to Perform in Kansas City by Adam Hetrick

The Kiss Me, Kate star will perform at Helzeberg Hall in October.

Linked From Playbill at 03:04PM

Many Rank-And-File Dancers Can’t Afford To Eat Properly — So This Organization Feeds Them by Artsjournal1

“Dancers will forego eating to take classes,” says Yvonne Chow. So, once a month, DanceMart, operated by H+ | The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory in New York City, will cook and serve a dinne…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:03PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Dave Samuels, RIP by Artsjournal1

A Grammy award winner, Samuels was best known for more than three decades as a member of the crossover jazz-fusion band Spyro Gyra. – Doug Ramsey

Linked From ArtsJournal at 02:55PM

The 2019 Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominations Are Here by Danielle Moore

‘Hadestown,’ ‘Tootsie’ and ‘Oklahoma!’ were among the most-nominated shows

Linked From at 02:55PM

René Char on Rebirth and Phantoms by Artsjournal1

Two short excerpts taken from Char’s WWII writings. One concerns a walnut tree; the other speaks about the phantoms of our “empirical souls.” Why post them? And why now? Read them. –…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 02:53PM

Patina Miller, Gaten Matarazzo & Shanice Williams Set for Into the Woods at Hollywood Bowl by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of stage-and-screen stars have signed on to lead the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Into the Woods. Featuring direction and choreography by Tony nominee Robert Long…

Linked From at 02:52PM

Top 10 Drama League Award Nominees to See This Spring by Mark Robinson

Don’t miss these outstanding performances

Linked From at 02:43PM

BEETLEJUICE's Kelvin Moon Loh Takes Over Instagram For Opening Night Tomorrow! by Linnae Medeiros

It's showtime Beetlejuice's Otho himself, Kelvin Moon Loh, is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story for the show's opening night tomorrow, April 25th Be sure to tune in throughout the …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:41PM

Livestreaming Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work from The Public Theater, New York

By . Watch Me Work is a play with an action and dialogue — it’s also a meta-theatrical, free writing class! Come join us.

Linked From HowlRound at 02:41PM

4 Shakespeare Plays That Would Be Timely in 2019 by Marshall W. Mabry Iv

In honor of the Bard’s birthday, here are 4 shows we'd love to see revived.

Linked From at 02:40PM

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of TOOTSIE on Broadway! by Tv - Opening Night Special

The Marquis Theatre was hoppin' last night, April 23, 2019, as Broadway welcomed one of the final musicals of the 2018-19 season. Tootsie, starring Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stile…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:31PM

ART’s 2019-20 Season to Feature 3 World Premieres by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will include new works by PearlDamour, Dave Malloy, and Kirsten Greenidge, plus the theatre's last performances of 'The Donkey Show.'

Linked From American Theatre at 02:30PM

Dave Malloy's MOBY DICK, SIX THE MUSICAL and More Announced for American Rep's 2019/2020 Season by BroadwayWorld

American Repertory Theater A.R.T., under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borgerannounced its 201920 Season programming …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:29PM

Five Burning Questions with Waitress Star Charity Angél Dawson

Charity Angel Dawson talks about her three-year journey with Waitress, creating Nurse Norma, and singing "I Didn't Plan It" to Sara Bareilles.

Linked From BroadwayBox at 02:29PM

Herb Alpert Was A Helluva Trumpet Player. For 30 Years He’s Also Been A Brilliant Philanthropist by Artsjournal

He has been a consistent and articulate proponent of the arts at a time in which the field is under siege. His free-wheeling and improvisational approach belies a coherent underlying strateg…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 02:28PM

Dreamgirls Tony Winner Jennifer Holliday to Perform in Westhampton Beach by Adam Hetrick

Holliday will appear in concert during Memorial Day Weekend.

Linked From Playbill at 02:23PM

VIDEO: WAITRESS Releases Sara Bareilles' First Demo of 'She Used to Be Mine' by Stage Tube

Exactly three years ago at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, Sara Bareilles was on hand to celebrate the opening night of her first Broadway musical- Waitress. Now, in celebration of the show's t…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:20PM

Dave Malloy & Rachel Chavkin to Debut Moby-Dick Musical at American Repertory Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Dave Malloy and Rachel Chavkin are teaming up again. The Tony-nominated masterminds behind Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 will offer up their world premiere musical adaptation …

Linked From at 02:17PM

Photo Flash: Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon Rehearse for FRANKIE & JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE by BroadwayWorld

The new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, starring Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Audra McDonald and two-time Academy Award nominee Micha…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:13PM

Peter Pan Goes Wrong UK Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Mischief Theatre to wreak havoc nationally as the Peter Pan Goes Wrong UK Tour hits the road. This post Peter Pan Goes Wrong UK Tour first appeared on British Theatre. Hurra…

Linked From at 02:06PM

Playwright Lucas Hnath — A 21st Century George Bernard Shaw (Via Wallace Shawn) by Artsjournal1

“Hnath is a master of Socratic dialogue … In a Hnath play, you repeatedly find yourself agreeing with a pointed speech, then agreeing with its rebuttal. … Many playwrights promote the …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 02:02PM

Women on Broadway Launches Spotlight Series to Push for Gender Parity in Theatre by Ruthie Fierberg

The annual Women’s Day on Broadway branches out with two May panels focused on parenthood and journalism in theatre.

Linked From Playbill at 02:00PM

Women of Broadway Launches Spotlight Series to Push for Gender Parity in Theatre by Ruthie Fierberg

The annual Women’s Day on Broadway branches out with two May panels focused on parenthood and journalism in theatre.

Linked From Playbill at 02:00PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

See the Cast of The Phantom of the Opera Celebrate 13,000 Performances on Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The beloved Andrew Lloyd Webber classic is the longest-running show on Broadway.

Linked From Playbill at 01:55PM

The Great Comet’s Nick Choksi Set for New Play Evil Eye, Coming to Audible by Ruthie Fierberg

Listen to an exclusive clip from the audio play by Madhuri Shekar, available for pre-order now.

Linked From Playbill at 01:54PM

‘Tootsie’ Is the Same Kind of Tasteless, Cartoonish Broadway Musical It Sets Out to Satirize by Rex Reed

Its rhyming of 'real good' with 'Gielgud' is a prime example of why 'Tootsie' is dead on arrival.

Linked From at 01:54PM

Zoe Lister-Jones Teams Up With Leigh Silverman for Musical Stage Adaptation of Band Aid by Olivia Clement

MCC will present the new musical as part of its upcoming PlayLabs, alongside David Zheng's play Ching Chong Maka Hiya.

Linked From Playbill at 01:54PM

It’s Important to Have Your Community by Maev Beaty, Bahia Watson

By Maev Beaty, Bahia Watson. Toronto performers Maev Beaty and Bahia Watson discuss being women in theatre, covering everything from the differences between male-led rooms and female-led one…

Linked From HowlRound at 01:44PM

Dave Malloy and Rachel Chavkin’s Moby-Dick Musical, Six, More Set for American Repertory Theater’s 2019–2020 Season by Ryan McPhee

Malloy and Chavkin return to the Massachusetts venue after presenting the pre-Broadway engagement of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812.

Linked From Playbill at 01:44PM

'Let them roar': West End stages first baby-friendly performance by Chris Wiegand

Vaudeville theatre claims to break new ground in London with parent and baby showing of hit play Emilia Cliche has it that matinee audiences are full of snoring older people. But it was infa…

Linked From The Guardian at 01:39PM

All My Sons at the Old Vic, London — quietly devastating

Bill Pullman and Sally Field star in a production that reminds us why Arthur Miller’s questions about moral compromise still resonate today

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 01:36PM

Watch: How Renée Fleming's Voice Became the Soundscape for Norma Jeane Baker of Troy by Dan Meyer

The world premiere, also starring Ben Whishaw, opened April 9 at The Shed and is scheduled to run through May 19.

Linked From Playbill at 01:25PM

BWW TV: Broadway Walks the Red Carpet on Opening Night of INK- LIVE at 6pm! by Tv - Red Carpets

Manhattan Theatre Club Artistic Director Lynne Meadow and Executive Producer Barry Grove presents the American premiere of Ink, written by Olivier Award winner James Graham Labour of Love, P…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:19PM

Patina Miller, Gaten Matarazzo, Shanice Williams Will Star in Hollywood Bowl’s Into the Woods by Andrew Gans

The Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical, featuring a voice cameo by Whoopi Goldberg, will be presented July 26–28.

Linked From Playbill at 01:17PM

How Many Seconds Is Santino Fontana’s Fastest Quick Change in Tootsie? by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch the company of Broadway’s Tootsie share behind-the-scenes secrets with Playbill live from the red carpet.

Linked From Playbill at 01:15PM

Sting is heading to Las Vegas in 2020 for new residency 'Sting: My Songs' by Associated Press

Sixteen performances of “Sting: My Songs” will take place at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, beginning May 22, 2020.        

Linked From USA Today at 01:13PM

Go Inside Rehearsal of Frankie and Johnny In The Clair de Lune With Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon by Marc J. Franklin

The revival of the Terrence McNally play, directed by Arin Arbus, will begin performances at the Broadhurst Theatre May 4.

Linked From Playbill at 01:13PM

Featured Contributors, May/June 2019 by American Theatre Editors

Two reporters turn their eyes to Japanese theatre of the past, present, and future.

Linked From American Theatre at 01:10PM

Mark Medoff, ‘Children of a Lesser God’ Playwright, Dies at 79 by Neil Genzlinger

The work, featuring a central character who is deaf, won the Tony Award for best play in 1980 and was turned into an Oscar-winning 1986 movie.

Linked From The New York Times Subscription at 01:05PM

Broadway-Bound Tea at Five, Starring Faye Dunaway, Extends Boston Run and Sets Creative Team by Ryan McPhee

Dunaway will star as Katharine Hepburn in the reworked adaptation of Matthew Lombardo’s monologue play.

Linked From Playbill at 01:05PM

La Jolla Playhouse And Goodman Theatre Co-Commission Plays By And For Artists With Disabilities by Artsjournal1

“National Disability Theatre has announced a partnership with La Jolla Playhouse and Goodman Theatre to commission two new works written, directed, and designed by artists with disabilitie…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:01PM

Adam Driver, On Fire: Broadway’s ‘Burn This’ Actor Takes Center Stage In A Year Sizzling With Oscar Talk, Star Wars & Kerri Russell – Tony by Greg Evans

When posters for Broadway’s revival of Burn This started heating up New York’s chilly subway stations earlier this winter, stars Adam Driver and Kerri Russell, snuggling, entangled, star…

Linked From Deadline at 01:00PM

Can ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘Lion King’ and Other Summer Movies Rescue the Box Office? by Terry Flores

In the summer, as temperatures rise and schools go on break, Hollywood likes to stick to a well-worn formula: Pack the multiplexes with franchises, spinoffs, reboots and remakes. This coming…

Linked From Variety at 01:00PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

From Silver Screen to Center Stage! Tootsie Scribe Robert Horn on Making the Hit Movie Work for Broadway by

Tootsie bookwriter Robert Horn discusses bringing the beloved film to Broadway.

Linked From at 12:54PM

Photo Flash: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 13,000 Performances on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

On Monday evening, April 22, 2019, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, the longest-running show in Broadway history, became the first Broadway show EVER to reach 13,000 performances.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:40PM

Broadway's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Releases Brand New Production Photos by Nathan Skethway

The production photos feature the new cast of the hit Broadway play, who joined the production in March.

Linked From Playbill at 12:40PM

Mark Medoff, Tony-Winning Children of a Lesser God Playwright, Dies at 79 by Adam Hetrick

He also received an Academy Award nomination for the film’s 1986 screen adaptation.

Linked From Playbill at 12:40PM

La Jolla Playhouse Will Present Reading of New Kyle Jarrow-Mark Mothersbaugh Musical Slam by Andrew Gans

The new musical features skate choreography by Tony Hawk.

Linked From Playbill at 12:36PM

‘Lockdown’ Appeals for Justice Reform — and Compassion by Robin Rothstein

Playwright Cori Thomas learned to see the San Quentin incarcerated as individuals, not as past crimes. The post ‘Lockdown’ Appeals for Justice Reform — and Compassion appeared first on…

Linked From Clyde Fitch Report at 12:35PM

Shows by Shakina Nayfack, Amanda Green, More to Receive Readings at Williamstown Theatre Festival by Ryan McPhee

Additionally, Tony nominee Jamey Sheridan will join Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Priscilla Lopez, Thomas Sadoski, and more in Bess Wohl’s Grand Horizons.

Linked From Playbill at 12:34PM

Photos: All New Photos of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Plus Tickets on the Way by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has released brand new production photos and we've got all the magic for you to check out below

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:32PM

Returning Cultural Items From Museums Is Complicated. Here’s A Primer by Artsjournal

David Shariatmadari does a good job taking his readers through the issues. – The Guardian

Linked From ArtsJournal at 12:31PM

Broadway and Off-Broadway News: 69th Annual Theater Awards – Outer Critics Circle Announce 2018-2019 Season Nominees by David Roberts

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators covering New York theater for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, announced toda…

Linked From Theatre Reviews Limited at 12:31PM

See Santino Fontana & More Celebrate Tootsie's Broadway Opening by

Tootsie, the comedy musical based on the beloved 1982 film, officially opened on Broadway on April 23. Directed by Scott Ellis and starring Santino Fontana, the show features a score by Ton…

Linked From at 12:30PM

Further Casting Announced for Williamstown Theatre Fest, Plus Reading Series, Playwrights in Residency and More by BroadwayWorld

Williamstown Theatre Festivalannounced today additional casting for the 2019 season as well as details about additional programming, commissions, and fellowships.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:25PM

A Set as ‘Intense’ as the Stories the ‘Constitution’ Tells by Rob Weinert-Kendt

It was one thing to deliver lectures in American Legion halls as a teenager. It’s another to stand on a Broadway stage flanked by the photos of 163 staring men.

Linked From The New York Times Subscription at 12:24PM

17 Border Crossings by Joel Benjamin

"17 Border Crossings" is one of the most technically adroit Off-Broadway shows to be seen thanks to the split second cooperation between Phillips’ spare scenery design, David Todaro’s br…

Linked From at 12:22PM

Check Out a Musical Number From Broadway’s Ink by Olivia Clement

The new James Graham play, directed by Rupert Goold, officially opens on Broadway April 24.

Linked From Playbill at 12:18PM

Eighth Grade — bold, insightful and howlingly funny

Bo Burnham’s debut feature is a snapshot of Generation Z, yet attuned to the timeless indignities of any adolescence

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 12:15PM

Ash Is Purest White — a mob movie and a masterpiece

Jia Zhangke’s film boasts a richly novelistic plot and a stellar performance from Zhao Tao

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 12:12PM

Pond Life — a slight but charming British film

The default tone of Bill Buckhurst’s film is northern English eccentricity, but the nostalgia has an edge

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 12:09PM

James Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’ And The Politicians Who Love It (And Keep Telling Us So) by Artsjournal1

“In the current political environment, name-checking the writing of James Joyce may not seem like the canniest move. It’s a dog whistle, meant to appeal to refined impulses, to élite ra…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 12:04PM

Listen to Sara Bareilles’ Original Demo for Waitress’ ‘She Used to Be Mine’ by Ryan McPhee

The musical celebrates its third anniversary on Broadway April 24.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00PM

‘It could not be more relevant to demonstrate the power of language’: The inside track on Lemons at Barons Court Theatre by Anne Cox

At a time when everyone has an opinion about Brexit and national policy comes Sam Steiner’s dystopian drama Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons to London’s Barons Court Theatre next month.

Linked From at 12:00PM

Feminist artists, writers rage in ‘F213’ exhibition in San Francisco by Linda Zavoral

Women 'past the boiling point' make their views known about injustices, threats to rights

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 12:00PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: Robert Horn, David Yazbek's Hilarious Take On TOOTSIE Addresses Contemporary Gender Issues by Michael Dale

Following in the footsteps of NETWORK and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, Robert Horn book and David Yazbek's score musical comedy Tootsie continues this Broadway season's welcome trend of adapting c…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:52AM

Designing the Operas Within the Opera in The Phoenix by Mark Peikert

David Farley contributes sets and costumes to the world premiere at Houston Grand Opera, which runs April 26–May 10.

Linked From Playbill at 11:50AM

Courtney Reed Reprises Broadway Turn as Princess Jasmine in London's Aladdin by Andy Lefkowitz

Courtney Reed, the celebrated original leading lady of Aladdin on Broadway, is now repeating her beloved turn as Princess Jasmine for London audiences. Reed joined the West End production at…

Linked From at 11:49AM

A Fly on the Wall of an Altered Universe: ‘Hillary and Clinton’   by Matthew Wexler

Playwright Lucas Hnath reimagines the first month of the 2008 Democratic primary in his new play, "Hillary and Clinton." The post A Fly on the Wall of an Altered Universe: ‘Hillary and Cli…

Linked From The Broadway Blog at 11:47AM

Seattle Rep Lines Up Tony-Winning Jitney Revival by Olivia Clement

The West Coast theatre taps the Ruben Santiago-Hudson-helmed production, along with Indecent, a new Anna Ziegler play, and more.

Linked From Playbill at 11:41AM

Patton Oswalt moves on from tragedy and 'Annihilation' by Daniel Durchholz | Special To The Post-Dispatch

In his most recent stand-up comedy special, “Annihilation,” Patton Oswalt does something extraordinary: He tells the story of becoming a widower — his wife, true-crime writer Michelle …

Linked From St. Louis Today at 11:38AM

Review: Murder on the Nile at the Players Theatre by Evan Seplow

I had to think about it for a moment, had I ever seen this play before? It’s Agatha Christie, I must have – no? And it turns out, I haven’t. But the name on the writers credit says it …

Linked From at 11:35AM

Miss Saigon's Alistair Brammer to Join London's Wicked as Fiyero by Andy Lefkowitz

Alistair Brammer, the power-voiced star who made his Broadway debut in the 2017 revival of Miss Saigon, will return to the West End stage this summer as Fiyero in Wicked. Brammer will begin …

Linked From at 11:34AM

Medieval Monks Were A Distracted Lot. Here’s How They Focused by Artsjournal

It occurred to historian Jamie Kreiner that the monks she studied spent a lot of their time trying to figure out how to stay focused. And maybe their advice might be useful to the present-da…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 11:31AM

Other People’s Money review at Southwark Playhouse, London – ‘an intriguing snapshot of an era’ by Theo Bosanquet

Written in 1989, Jerry Sterner’s Off-Broadway hit play is as 1980s as shoulder pads and Wham. The central character, played on screen

Linked From The Stage Registration at 11:30AM

LBJ drama ‘All the Way’ comes to El Cerrito’s CCCT by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

Robert Schenkkan's "All the Way" captures LBJ's turbulent first year as president; it's playing in El Cerrito through May 5.

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 11:30AM

Review: ‘Come From Away’ at Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre by John Harding

Ideally, Come From Away should be seen in the round, with the audience gathered so close by that it can share the claustrophobia, fear and love of all those grounded passengers. It’s a pit…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:24AM

Alex Brightman on Beetlejuice Being a 'Secret Society' on Broadway, Perfecting His Ghostly Character & More by Caitlin Moynihan

You're going to want to say Alex Brightman's name three times after seeing him star as the titular demon in Beeltejuice on Broadway. Brightman is returning to the Winter Garden Theatre in th…

Linked From at 11:23AM

BWW Flashback: Get to Know INK Star Bertie Carvel by Kaitlin Milligan

Bertie Carvel stars in the Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Ink, written by Olivier Award winner James Graham. Carvel reprises his Olivier Award-winning performance as Rupert Mu…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:23AM

“Tootsie” Comes to Broadway and Brings the A List Including Carol Burnett, Debra Messing, Kristen Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein, Clive Davis and Mor by Roger Friedman

“Tootsie” has arrived on Broadway to great reviews and lots of laughs in the airport terminal like Marriott Marquis Theater last night.

Linked From ShowBiz 411 at 11:22AM

Oklahoma! by Barry Gordin

Five Reasons Why Everyone Can and Should Say No to Oklahoma! By: Iris Wiener April 25, 2019: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! has been called “a classic” and deemed “ground…

Linked From theaterlife at 11:19AM

This Just In! Check Out Show Clips from James Graham's Fast-Paced Ink by

Ink, starring Bertie Carvel and Jonny Lee Miller, tells the story of when young Rupert Murdoch purchased The Sun and set out to destroy news competition alongside rogue editor Larry Lamb.

Linked From at 11:17AM

Performers to share experiences of changing their bodies for work as part of survey by Giverny Masso

Concerns that actors bodies are being treated as “objects open to negative comment” have prompted the launch of a research project. Performers

Linked From The Stage Registration at 11:10AM

Mark Medoff, Tony-Winning Playwright of Children of a Lesser God, Dies at 79 by Andy Lefkowitz

Mark Medoff, the celebrated scribe whose breakthrough work Children of a Lesser God led to acclaim in New York, London and Hollywood, passed away on April 23 in Las Cruces, New Mexico fo…

Linked From at 11:08AM

Mamma Mia! The Party Searching for Male Lead for London Production by Andrew Gans

Open auditions will be held May 2 for the production that begins previews at London’s O2 in August.

Linked From Playbill at 11:06AM

Maryland Middle School Production of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Cancelled 'Because There Were Gay Dads In It' by BroadwayWorld

Following months of rehearsals, a production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has been cancelled at Hyattsville Middle School, ABC7 reports.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:05AM

Generosity? Noblesse Oblige? Or Reputation-Laundering? The Century-Old Bargain Behind Big-Ticket Philanthropy by Artsjournal1

The debate has arisen a lot over the past few years: BP, the Koch brothers, the Sacklers, that board member at the Whitney, Notre-Dame. Bob Garfield talks about the issue with Anand Giridhar…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 11:03AM

‘I was struck by the scope of Inua’s epic poem’: Rakie Ayola appears in The Half God of Rainfall at the Kiln Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Actress Rakie Ayola chatted to us about her current role in The Half God of Rainfall at the Kiln Theatre.

Linked From at 11:00AM

Full casting announced for The Starry Messenger starring Matthew Broderick

It's been three months since Tony Award-winning actor Matthew Broderick was announced to be making his major West End stage debut. Now, after anxious anticipation, full casting has been anno…

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 11:00AM

Citizens of Mockingbird: Jeff Daniels on Becoming Atticus Finch, the Iconic Hero Without a Cape by Paul Wontorek

In adapting Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird for the stage, award-winning scribe Aaron Sorkin looked at the iconic characters of the recently named "best-loved" American novel with fre…

Linked From at 11:00AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

BWW TV: TOOTSIE's John Behlmann Takes Over Instagram For Opening Night! by BroadwayWorld TV

Last night, Dorothy Michaels officially came to Broadway with the opening of Tootsieat the Marquis Theatre, and cast member John Behlmann took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Storyall through…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:58AM

Read Reviews for London's All My Sons, Starring Sally Field and Bill Pullman by Dan Meyer

The Arthur Miller classic opened in the West End April 23.

Linked From Playbill at 10:55AM

C-a-n-c-e-l-i-n-g ‘Spelling Bee’ at a Maryland Middle School by Howard Sherman

The communication announcing the cancelation of a production of the musical The 25thAnnual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Hyattsville Middle School in Maryland could not have been more terse.…

Linked From at 10:54AM

English Touring Opera restructures leadership team by Matthew Hemley

English Touring Opera has restructured its leadership team, with James Conway becoming artistic director and Jane-Eve Straughton taking the new role of

Linked From The Stage Registration at 10:53AM

Studio Theatre announces a summer of solo shows to whet our appetites for its main season by Tim Treanor

Studio Theatre’s 2019-2020 season will include an appetizer and a main course. The appetizer is a 6-production summer season which the company calls its Showroom; it consists of two full-l…

Linked From DC Theatre Scene at 10:52AM

Go Inside Opening Night of Tootsie on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The musical stage adaptation, starring Santino Fontana, opened at the Marquis Theatre April 23.

Linked From Playbill at 10:47AM

Market Boy review at Union Theatre, London – ‘a riotously overstuffed slice of 1980s nostalgia’ by Sally Hales

David Eldridge’s hymn to the 1980s, written in 2006, is a huge undertaking. It requires a large cast playing multiple roles to

Linked From The Stage Registration at 10:46AM

Last Chance To See Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES At The National Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Follies returns to the NT for its final eight performances at the National Theatre on 6 May. Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical includes such classic songs as 'Broadway Baby', 'I'm Still H…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:44AM

How The Roxane Gay-Christina Hoff Sommers #Feminist Debate Tour In Australia Turned Into An Ugly Mess by Artsjournal1

If it had happened in a radio or television studio, it might have gone well. But having an audience turns out to have been a bad idea. (And some ill-advised moves by either Gay or her manage…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 10:42AM

Check Out Five Scenes of Annette Bening, Tracy Letts, and Benjamin Walker in Broadway’s All My Sons

Get a glimpse at the incredible acting in the new Broadway revival of All My Sons.

Linked From BroadwayBox at 10:41AM

Celebrate Shirley MacLaine's Birthday With a Look Back at Shirley MacLaine on Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The Oscar winner, who celebrates her birthday April 24, brought her autobiographical revue to Broadway in 1984.

Linked From Playbill at 10:38AM

Bekah Brunstetter's Public Servant Finds Its Off-Broadway Cast by Olivia Clement

Christine Bruno, Chris Henry Coffey, and Anna Lentz will star in the new production from Theater Breaking Through Barriers.

Linked From Playbill at 10:38AM

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Patti Murin, Julia Murney, and Natalie Walker Sing 'Bless the Lord' From GODSPELL by BroadwayWorld

Following last night's episode of FosseVerdon, which included mentions of Godspell, Lin-Manuel Miranda wrapped up his live-tweeting session with an impromptu cover, alongside Patti Murin, Ju…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:35AM

Rebuild Notre Dame, Of Course. But We Need More Sensitivity To What Can’t (Or Shouldn’t) Be by Artsjournal

This story takes up the cases of several high-profile fires that have damaged cultural icons and asks: 1. why do we not seem to be more careful in taking care of them, and 2. when contemplat…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 10:29AM

What Will Art, And The Art World, Look Like In 2039? by Artsjournal1

“Devon Van Houten Maldonado asks artists and curators to imagine the changes and trends that will influence the art world in the next two decades.” – BBC

Linked From ArtsJournal at 10:21AM

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s 2019-20 season: starts spooky and ends in silliness by Tim Treanor

The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company has decided to shoot for the moon in its 2019-2020 season. In addition to doing Measure for Measure, Hamlet and Much Ado About Noting, the company will be …

Linked From DC Theatre Scene at 10:20AM

Exclusive Podcast: Broadway's Backbone with BEETLEJUICE Dance Arranger David Dabbon by Broadway's Backbone

From the Broadway Company and current 1st National tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,Madeline Doherty. Maddieadmits that fear and intimidation have been some of the best partners in …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:15AM

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical UK Tour by Editorial Staff

By Editorial Staff Beautiful - The Carole King Musical UK Tour returns in 2020 by popular demand. The Olivier, Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical tells the true story of singer / songwrit…

Linked From at 10:15AM

Avengers: Endgame is a closing spectacular that’s too big to fail

Disney/Marvel’s blockbusting finale brings inter-hero rivalries and state-of-the-art visuals — but also disappointment

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 10:15AM

Destiny’s Child Musical Being Developed By Beyoncé Dad Mathew Knowles by Greg Evans

Beyoncé’s father Mathew Knowles says he is developing a musical about his daughter’s original group Destiny’s Child. “I want to pull back the curtain,” Knowles said in a statement…

Linked From Deadline at 10:14AM

WATCH: The Cast of Beetlejuice Share Their Personal Ghost Stories by Ryan McPhee

From Ouija board hauntings to tofu-loving ghouls, hear what the stars of the new musical think of the strange and unusual.

Linked From Playbill at 10:07AM

Photo Coverage: Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper & More Celebrate Opening Night of TOOTSIE on Broadway! by Linda Lenzi

Tootsie officially opened last night, April 23 BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you inside the after party below

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:05AM

Check Out the Latest Footage from Tootsie by Broadwaydirect

It’s the story of a talented, but difficult-to-work-with actor who will do anything to land the role of a lifetime—including adopting a new persona as Dorothy Michaels. Starring Tony nom…

Linked From Broadway Direct at 10:02AM

Is ‘Jeopardy!’ Winning Machine James Holzhauer Breaking The Game? If So, Does That Matter? by Artsjournal1

Emily Yahr: “After all, we’re in an era where television is more fractured than ever. Big TV events are increasingly rare, and it’s refreshing to have one topic to discuss around the v…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 10:00AM

‘A really fun night out’: DINNER IS COMING – The Vaults by Shanine Salmon

Ami Stidolph and Sam Carrack’s Dinner is Coming, produced by The Vaults, is a triumph not only for dining theatre but also for immersive productions.

Linked From at 10:00AM

Heaven Made Her Such a Man: A Review of Othello at Babes with Blades Theatre Company by Irene Hsiao

This production's all-female cast succeeds in focusing a play often seen through the lens of race quite pointedly upon gender.

Linked From at 10:00AM


  BEETLEJUICE is based on the movie that released in the late 80’s. If you loved the movie you will be entertained! It is over the top and fun! The daughter is mourning the loss of her Mo…

Linked From at 10:00AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Miss Saigon’s Alistair Brammer Will Join London Cast of Wicked by Andrew Gans

The hit musical continues at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in the West End.

Linked From Playbill at 09:54AM

It’s In to Be Out: 2018-19 Outer Circle Critics Nominations by Matthew Wexler

It’s in to be out. That is if you’re nominated for an Outer Circle Critics Award. Here are this season's nominations. The post It’s In to Be Out: 2018-19 Outer Circle Critics Nominati…

Linked From The Broadway Blog at 09:51AM

GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by Susan Grace

Please Login to view this content. (Not a member? Join Today!)

Linked From at 09:48AM

REVIEW: Safety Net, Etcetera Theatre London ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Qianqian Chen's play Safety Net now playing at the Etcetera Theatre, London. This post REVIEW: Safety Net, Etcetera Theatre London ✭✭✭ first appeared…

Linked From at 09:35AM

Frank Almond Tells The Story Of His Stolen Stradivarius by Artsjournal1

In 2014, in a parking lot following a solo recital, the Milwaukee Symphony’s concertmaster got zaped with a Taser and had his violin ripped from his hands. (The culprit, it turned out, was…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 09:30AM

English National Opera 2019/20 season programme announced, including 7 new productions

Daniel Kramer may have quit as the ENO's Artistic Director after just three years in the position, but the upcoming 2019/20 season he has left behind him indicates a brilliant new beginning …

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 09:30AM

Broadway Revival of Beauty and the Beast in the Works by Ryan McPhee

Disney Theatrical Productions will revisit the show that kicked off Disney’s reign on Broadway 25 years ago.

Linked From Playbill at 09:10AM

Festival Preview: Noises Off by Christa Skiles

Thespians present a comedy tour de force The post Festival Preview: <em>Noises Off</em> appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

Linked From Dramatics Magazine at 09:09AM

PETER PAN GOES WRONG Returns For A UK Tour and Christmas Season At Alexandra Palace Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Mischief Theatre, the multi award-winning theatre company responsible for the worldwide smash hit The Play That Goes Wrong, today announces a new national tour of their other West End comedy…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:08AM

BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Will Embark on a UK Tour in 2020 by BroadwayWorld

Following a highly successful West End runa run of two and a half years in the West End and a sell-out tour in 201718, Paul Blake, SonyATV Music Publishing and Mike Bosner in association wit…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:06AM

Modern Library To Release New Low-Cost Series Of Classics By Women Authors by Artsjournal1

“The Modern Library will launch a new trade paperback series, Modern Library Torchbearers, this May. The series, the publisher said, will ‘honor a more inclusive vision of classic books…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 09:01AM

Ruby to light up Madame JoJo’s one last time by Tabard

When they’re bringing your curtain down, demand to be buried like… drag queen Ruby Venezuela. Tabard hears the legendary drag queen, once

Linked From The Stage Registration at 09:00AM

Former EIF director bemoans British theatre lagging behind the continent – 20 years ago in The Stage by The Stage

In the April 29 edition of The Stage, we reported on former Edinburgh International Festival director John Drummond launching an attack on

Linked From The Stage Registration at 09:00AM

Hear Sara Bareilles' first demo of 'She Used to Be Mine' from Waitress by Maureen Lee Lenker

It might take sugar, butter, and flour to make a perfect pie, but it took a lot more, including Sara Bareilles’ songwriting chops, to get to three years on Broadway. Waitress is celebratin…

Linked From Entertainment Weekly at 09:00AM

Arts Council should prioritise audiences, not box-ticking (your views, April 25) by The Stage

In his speech reported on your front page (April 11), Arts Council England’s Simon Mellor declares that “relevance” will be “the new

Linked From The Stage Registration at 09:00AM

‘A real gem from the Pinter collection’: BETRAYAL – West End ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

Betrayal is a real gem from the Pinter collection, benefiting from the minimalist design and slick direction of this production – Charlie Cox’s performance is a real highlight.

Linked From at 09:00AM

Israeli actor Yehezkel Lazarov is a Tevye for modern times in ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ by Barbara Isenberg

It was already an incredibly busy time for Israeli actor, director and artist Yehezkel Lazarov. He was performing in one show in Tel Aviv, about to direct another and scheduled to curate an …

Linked From Los Angeles Times at 09:00AM

Review: ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ national tour brings new moves to a classic musical by Margaret Gray

Reviving a beloved musical can be a daunting proposition. Do you keep faith with tradition, or do you try something new? If you opt for a little of both, how much of each? It’s hard to fin…

Linked From Los Angeles Times at 09:00AM

Why do we laugh? by Ken Levine

Thanks to loyal reader, Wendy Grossman for alerting me to this article in the Guardian about a study on laughter. Scientific studies on why we laugh are always dicey, but some nuggets in th…

Linked From Ken Levine at 09:00AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Fosse/Verdon Recap, Episode 3: ‘Me and My Baby’ by Ruthie Fierberg

What happened in the Gwen-focused episode, plus the full story behind the Broadway references to Children! Children! and Can-Can.

Linked From Playbill at 08:55AM

How can a Greek tragedy help Mosul heal? by Alissa J. Rubin, Alissa J. Rubin

One Swiss director wrote a tragedy based on the war-torn suffering inflicted by Isis. He took it to Mosul, Iraq, in an attempt to help the nation grieve and then begin to heal, writes Alissa…

Linked From The Independent at 08:51AM

Academy Decides Not To Bar Streaming Movies From Oscars by Artsjournal1

The board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences “left intact Rule Two, the one that established that a film” — including one produced by Netflix or Amazon —…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 08:47AM

Alistair Brammer to play Fiyero in West End Wicked

Let us rejoicify! The first announcement about the new cast of Wicked has been made. Alistair Brammer is set to take over the role from David Witts this summer.

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 08:45AM

NEWS: Panto dame Mama G brings her Story Time Roadshow to London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre by Featured Content

Mama G, the fabulous panto alter ego of actor Robert Pearce, will spread her message of love and acceptance of all at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre this spring, when she brings her own show…

Linked From at 08:43AM

NEWS: Full West End cast joining Matthew Broderick & Elizabeth McGovern in The Starry Messenger announced by Press Releases

Jim Norton, Jenny Galloway and Rosalind Eleazar join Matthew Broderick and Elizabeth McGovern in the West End production of The Starry Messenger by Kenneth Lonergan.

Linked From at 08:42AM

Our Country’s Good review at Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol – ‘an articulate production’ by Jeremy Brien

First performed in 1988 and inspired by the stories of first-ever convicts shipped to Australia, Timberlake Wertenbaker’s political powerhouse, Our Country’s Good,

Linked From The Stage Registration at 08:36AM

Review: Admissions, Trafalgar Studios by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Review: Admissions, Trafalgar Studios4.0starsDaylight filters in through the blinds, light spilling into the heart of an exquisite kitchen. Crafted by Paul Wills, the set of Admissions looks…

Linked From A Younger Theatre at 08:33AM

Here’s The Problem With The Backlash Against The Millions Pledged For Notre-Dame by Artsjournal1

Kathy LeMay: “The problem with [the complaints] is this: they do not help fundraisers unlock donor giving. … Imagine if after giving to help a family in need, articles were written about…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 08:32AM

The Old Vic Acts To Improve Access and Loo Provision by Emma Watkins

London's Old Vic, in its 200th year, launched a public fundraising campaign to modernise facilities for its audiences. Now that the first phase of 3.3 million construction and redesign works…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:31AM

Notre-Dame’s Organ Is Almost Completely Undamaged By Fire by Artsjournal1

“Pascal Quoirin, a specialist who restored the Notre Dame organ in 2017, … said ‘after two hours spent examining the instrumental part, I did not notice any damage that could have been…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 08:18AM

Playwright Mark Medoff Dies at 79 by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of playwright and educator Mark Medoff. He was 79.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:12AM

Review: Dinner Is Coming, The Vaults by Roberta Wiafe

Review: Dinner Is Coming, The Vaults4.0starsAs we queue outside The Vaults in a graffiti covered tunnel in Waterloo waiting for Dinner is Coming, an immersive spoof Game of Thrones dinner, t…

Linked From A Younger Theatre at 08:03AM

Henry Wollman Bloch, Art Philanthropist And Co-Founder Of H&R Block, Dead At 96 by Artsjournal1

The primary beneficiary of Bloch’s largesse has been Kansas City’s Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: he spent three years as its board chairman, he and his wife are the name donors on the mus…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 08:03AM

2 Plays on 2 Stories of the Same House, at 2 Charlotte Theatres by American Theatre Editors

How Children's Theatre and Actor's Theatre joined to commission interlocking plays from Stephen Dietz for their various audiences.

Linked From American Theatre at 08:00AM

‘The spell this production casts is compelling’: THREE SISTERS – Almeida Theatre ★★★★ by Carole Woddis

The achievement of Rebecca Frecknall’s new production, as with her recent mega success with Tennessee Williams’ Summer and Smoke is to speak to modern sensitivities with a clarity of vis…

Linked From at 08:00AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

AT&T revenues miss as it loses TV and streaming subscribers

US telecoms group says it is on track to meet its deleveraging goals

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 07:54AM

BWW Review: ALL MY SONS, Old Vic by Marianka Swain

London's latest foray into Arthur Miller has serious transatlantic star power, with its leading quartet of Bill Pullman, two-time Oscar-winner Sally Field, Colin Morgan and Jenna Coleman. Ho…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:51AM

In Case Of Counterfeit Rodins, French Court Sentences Businessman And Art Dealer by Artsjournal1

Last week a court of appeals in Paris handed septuagenarian U.S. businessman Gary Snell a suspended prison sentence of one year and Parisian art dealer Robert Crouzet a four-month suspended …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 07:49AM

Mathew Knowles Discusses His Plans For SURVIVOR: THE DESTINY'S CHILD MUSICAL by Stephanie Wild

BroadwayWorld recently announced that Survivor The Destiny's Child Musical is coming soon The production will premiere in Houston, with plans for Broadway, London's West End and, eventually,…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:43AM

Other People’s Money review – good capitalism goes to war with greed by Arifa Akbar

Southwark Playhouse, LondonUnfettered excess and predatory humour combine in a timely reflection on big business Jerry Sterner’s play about Wall Street avarice first opened off-Broadway tw…

Linked From The Guardian at 07:37AM

In China, Two Historical Soap Operas Go Viral, And The Communist Party Promptly Cancels Them by Artsjournal1

The Story of Yanxi Palace and Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace smashed viewing records for the streaming services that showed them. Then the journal Theory Weekly (a title only a Communist …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 07:34AM

VIDEO: Disney Theatrical's Tom Schumacher Reveals a Revival of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is Coming to Broadway by Stage Tube

Disney on Broadway is celebrating its 25th anniversary With that big milestone, comes a big announcement.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:32AM

Attack Theatre brings together Goldberg cartoons, music in a search for understanding by Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Attack Theatre pairs the zany world of cartoonist Rube Goldberg with the complexity of Bach’s famed “Goldberg Variations.”

Linked From Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 07:30AM

THE TWILIGHT ZONE Enters Final Weeks by BroadwayWorld

Audiences have less than 6 short weeks to catch the acclaimed West End production of The Twilight Zone. Following the Almeida's sell-out run in 2017-2018, the highly successful West End tran…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:25AM

Billy Budd review at Royal Opera House, London – ‘visually spectacular and musically arresting’ by Amanda Holloway

The good ship Indomitable sailed into London last night to a hero’s welcome, after triumphs in Milan and Rome. The cast for

Linked From The Stage Registration at 07:19AM

OKLAHOMA! Groundbreaking revival of the groundbreaking 1943 original by Oscar E Moore

  The genius behind this totally exciting, engrossing, entertaining and country western infused revival of OKLAHOMA! is director Daniel Fish.  Of course he was working with the material of…

Linked From Oscar E. Moore at 07:17AM

Review: Dark Matter / Don’t You Dare, Tristan Bates Theatre by Gus Mitchell

Review: Dark Matter / Don't You Dare, Tristan Bates Theatre 3.0stars A Piece of the Continent is the Tristan Bates Theatre’s festival of theatre in response to Brexit, bringing together sh…

Linked From A Younger Theatre at 07:12AM

10 pointe shoe myths BUSTED by Admin

Most young ballerinas dream of someday going en pointe. Pointe shoes are beautiful – new and shiny – and pointe dancers look otherworldly – graceful and ethereal. But some young dancer…

Linked From at 07:10AM

Dana Tai Soon Burgess: Dancing an immigrant experience in the nation’s capital by Admin

In 2003, Dana Tai Soon Burgess created a work on an immigrant experience that his own immediate family members experienced — coming to Hawaii from Korea to work on sugarcane and pineapple …

Linked From at 07:07AM

Theatre industry must fight to give children the chance to see Shakespeare plays, say arts leaders by Giverny Masso

Creatives involved in a new pop-up Shakespeare theatre have urged the industry to fight to allow schoolchildren to experience the playwright’s works

Linked From The Stage Registration at 07:05AM

Snapshot: John Lennon meets Chuck Berry by Terry Teachout

John Lennon and Chuck Berry perform “Memphis, Tennessee” and “Johnny B. Goode” and are interviewed on a 1972 episode of The Mike Douglas Show: (This is the latest in a series of art…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 07:01AM

Careers Clinic: Will my ‘stupid’ past online haunt me? by John Byrne

My journey on social media has been similar to most actors I know. I initially didn’t see the point of it, then

Linked From The Stage Registration at 07:00AM

Dear West End Producer: ‘How do you deal with a fellow lead who cuts off your lines every time?’ by @westendproducer

@westendproducer How do you deal with a fellow lead, who cuts off your first few lines everytime? By interrupting, with theirs??? #dear

Linked From The Stage Registration at 07:00AM

Almanac: Alfred Korzybski on doubt and belief by Terry Teachout

“There are two ways to slide easily through life: to believe everything or to doubt everything; both ways save us from thinking.” Alfred Korzybski, Manhood of Humanity

Linked From ArtsJournal at 07:00AM

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Sweet Charity at the Donmar Warehouse by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Josie Rourke’s final production at the Donmar Warehouse, Sweet Charity.

Linked From at 07:00AM

The stage musical of Footloose is just like the movie except without the boring parts by Jack Helbig

Kick off your Sunday shoes. The problem with the 1984 movie Footloose is that it tries so damned hard to be a serious, realistic drama about a rebellious teen fi…

Linked From at 07:00AM

First Love is the Revolution examines the brutal nature of humans and other animals by Sheri Flanders

In Rita Kalnejais's modern fable, parents pass on their prejudices to their children. Whimsical, brutal, and evocative of The Secret of NIMH, First Love is the R…

Linked From at 07:00AM

Fosse/Verdon: The First 3 Episodes by JK

I've had a thing for Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon since almost the beginning of my lifelong love of musical theater. It all started with a framed copy of the original Broadway poster from Swee…

Linked From JK's TheatreScene at 07:00AM

VideoCabaret has a new home for its black box theatre by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

The Toronto company known for The History of the Village of the Small Huts now has its own building in Toronto’s east end.

Linked From Toronto Star at 07:00AM

Buyer & Cellar explores Barbra Streisand’s (make-believe) basement shopping mall by Dmitry Samarov

It's only pain and darkness there. Like a cross between The Santaland Diaries and Sunset Boulevard, Jonathan Tolins's 2013 one-man comedy sends up the lifestyle …

Linked From at 07:00AM

There are baby goats at GlennArt Farm in South Austin by Lillian Stone

Inside a working urban farm, yoga studio, and community hub It's a cold Sunday morning in March, and I'm hovering over two newborn goat kids with a hair dryer.…

Linked From at 07:00AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Full cast announced for The Starry Messenger by Carly-Ann Clements

Jim Norton, Jenny Galloway and Rosalind Eleazar join Matthew Broderick and Elizabeth McGovern in The Starry Messengers this May. The post Full cast announced for The Starry Messenger appeare…

Linked From at 06:56AM

Björn Ulvaeus's MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY Holds Open Auditions by BroadwayWorld

Executive producer Bjorn Ulvaeus and producer Ingrid Sutej are looking to find a young male performer to play 'Adam', one of the lead roles in MAMMA MIA THE PARTY at London's O2. Open Auditi…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:52AM

Alistair Brammer Will Join the Company of WICKED in London by BroadwayWorld

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical sensation that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce that Miss Saigon star Alistair Brammer will play Fiyer…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:49AM

Mamma Mia! The Party is holding open auditions by Carly-Ann Clements

You could star in Mamma Mia! The Party as the dining experience at The O2 is currently seeking a male performer to play the role of Adam from 29 August. The post Mamma Mia! The Party is hold…

Linked From at 06:37AM

BWW Review: OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY, Southwark Playhouse by Gary Naylor

Other People's Money shows us that the misogyny and avarice scrawled on social media and polluting today's politics, can trace its roots back 30 years at least.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:34AM

PHOTOS: Peek behind the scenes at rehearsals for the premiere of Starved by Featured Content

The rehearsal room for new play Starved looks far too luxurious for the setting of a new dark comedy set in a squat in Hull... but needs must. Take a look at performers Michael Black & A…

Linked From at 06:28AM

Wake Up With BWW 4/24: INK Officially Opens, Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning, BroadwayWorld First, we'd like to wish a happy opening to Ink, which officially opens on Broadway tonight

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:18AM

Tech war in the karaoke parlour

Competition with Netflix and Fortnite is forcing Japan’s karaoke operators to innovate

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 06:14AM

Sweet Charity at London’s Donmar Warehouse starring Anne-Marie Duff – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

This is the end of an era. Josie Rourke bids farewell to the Donmar Warehouse – her home for the last seven

Linked From The Stage Registration at 06:06AM

Peter Pan Goes Wrong is returning to London! by Carly-Ann Clements

After four long years, Mischief Theatre's hilarious Christmas comedy, Peter Pan Goes Wrong, is returning to London for a strictly limited time. The post Peter Pan Goes Wrong is returning to …

Linked From at 06:06AM

Photo Coverage: Santino Fontana and the Cast of TOOTSIE Take Their Opening Night Bows by Walter McBride

Tootsie officially opened last night, April 23 BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of the cast, led by Santino Fontana, taking their opening night bows bel…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:01AM

Theater: ‘Flower Drum Song’ brings the true immigrant experience by John Orr

There are at least three versions of the musical “Flower Drum Song” in the world, and the main thing they have in common are the songs of Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The mus…

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 06:01AM

Marjorie Chan chosen as Theatre Passe Muraille’s new artistic director by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Former artistic director of Cahoots Theatre takes over from Andy McKim at 51-year-old theatre company.

Linked From Toronto Star at 06:00AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Alistair Brammer to join cast of Wicked by Giverny Masso

Alistair Brammer has been announced to join the cast of Wicked in London’s West End. He will take on the role of

Linked From The Stage Registration at 05:50AM

UC Merced brings Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ to Yosemite National Park this month

William Shakespeare once wrote “All the world’s a stage” – though in the late 16th century he may not have envisioned his dramas performed in the heart of the Sierra … Click to Con…

Linked From The Sacramento Bee at 05:40AM

All My Sons review at Old Vic, London – ‘stunning performances from Sally Field and Bill Pullman’ by Tim Bano

Arthur Miller’s first Broadway success has remained popular since it premiered in 1947. In a way that’s surprising. It’s a play that

Linked From The Stage Registration at 05:30AM

Alistair Brammer’s joining Wicked! by Carly-Ann Clements

Something good, is happening in Oz because Broadway and West End star Alistair Brammer is joining the cast of Wicked this July! The post Alistair Brammer’s joining Wicked! appeared first o…

Linked From at 05:28AM

All My Sons review, Old Vic: An all-star cast draws you into the tragic machinery of Arthur Miller's classic by Ed Cumming, Ed Cumming

The script doesn't offer much in the way of set changes or stage directions, so the cast must do all the lifting

Linked From The Independent at 05:09AM

Obituary: John Toogood – Theatre administrator and manager who oversaw a series of iconic West End shows by Michael Quinn

John Toogood’s first encounter with the stage as the middle legs of a dragon in the Theatre Royal, Lincoln’s 1958 pantomime was

Linked From The Stage Registration at 05:05AM

‘Builds to an edge-of-your-seat tension’: ALL MY SONS – The Old Vic by Maryam Philpott

With compelling performances from the four leads this production of All My Sons fulfils its promise, a gripping Miller tragedy that concludes with a lasting sense of devastation.

Linked From at 05:00AM

Technician James Andrew Dawson: ‘I loved my first job at London’s Vault Festival’ by John Byrne

My first paid job as a technician was at London’s Vault Festival, where I worked for a few months, on and off,

Linked From The Stage Registration at 05:00AM

The Green Room: What have you learned from your job in theatre that you use elsewhere? by Jon Dryden Taylor

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details…​​​​​​​​​​ Ros

Linked From The Stage Registration at 05:00AM

Creative and Cultural Skills’ Melanie Shee: ‘Employers are looking for soft, transferable skills’ by John Byrne

What organisations / colleges have you worked at? I have worked in business development and as a trainer, assessor, qualification designer and fundraiser for

Linked From The Stage Registration at 05:00AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD, Tobacco Factory Theatres by Tim Wright

It's a sensible time to be tackling Timberlake Wertenbaker's modern classic Our Country's Good. The role of theatre in society is ripe for the examination, as cuts bite arts institutions and…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:38AM

BWW Review: THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY, Richmond Theatre by Aliya Al-Hassan

At a time when youth and beauty are valued above all andwe can edit our own images at the touch of a button, a staging of Oscar Wilde's novel The Picture of Dorian Grayseems both prescient a…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:19AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Broadways Backbone Ep. 79 Guest: David Dabbon Host:Brad Bradley by Brad Bradley

Ep. 79 Guest: David Dabbon Broadway’s Backbone is a podcast dedicated to the men and woman of the ensemble: The chorus of dancers, singers, and actors that are the foundation of every Broa…

Linked From at 03:41AM

Giles Terera: ‘Shakespeare is a metaphor for life – persistence pays off’ by Holly Williams

The desire to be challenged has propelled Giles Terera to an impressive CV of performances and an Olivier award-winning turn in Hamilton.

Linked From The Stage Registration at 03:00AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

54 Sings Alanis Morissette Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below Today by BroadwayWorld

Alanis Morissette, who will be represented on Broadway next season with Jagged Little Pill, will be celebrated in story and song at Feinstein's54 Below today, April 24th, 2019, at 930pm in a…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:30AM

David Benedict: Theatre should tune into BBC Proms for ways to boost accessibility by David Benedict

I was 11 years old, terrified in a strange building and I blame Antony Hopkins. No, not the one who played Hannibal

Linked From The Stage Registration at 02:00AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Yes! Yes! Yes! We must break the silence about female pleasure by Fran Bushe

Doctors made me feel silly and men offered to fix my vaginal woe. But speaking up about sexual dysfunction has given me back the voice I had lost in bed It’s time for me to stop lying abou…

Linked From The Guardian at 01:00AM

Oklahoma! 6 Outer Critics Circle nominations including Outstanding Revival of a Musical by Oscar E. Moore

From the opening notes of “Oh What a Beautiful Morning” sung quietly by Curly with only his guitar and his twang we are in the newly found territory created by Daniel Fish that is a wond…

Linked From Talk Entertainment at 01:00AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Pygmalion by Arts Review

Delighting and scandalising its first audiences when presented in 1914, New Theatre presents George Bernard Shaw’s witty comedy of manners, Pygmalion for a limited season from 25 April 201…

Linked From at 12:36AM

VIDEO: TOOTSIE Takes Its Opening Night Bows On Broadway by Stage Tube

Tootsie, which opens tonight at the Marquis Theatre, tells the story of a talented but difficult actor who struggles to find work until one show-stopping act of desperation lands him the rol…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:31AM

Djuki Mala by Arts Review

When the Chooky Dancers first performed in the Canberra Multi-Cultural Festival more than 10 years ago, they were six wide-eyed Yolngu boys from northern Arnhem Land who had found themselves…

Linked From at 12:00AM

Which Avengers Have Starred on Broadway? - You know their superpowers but do you know their stage credits? Take our quiz to find out!

What do Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans have in common? Most people would answer, "They're all Avengers," but theatre geeks know they've also all starred on Broadway. In hon…

Linked From at 12:00AM

She's the Powerful Woman the Cross-Dressing Man Looks Up To - Funny lady Julie Halston talks about playing a powerful producer in 'Tootsie'

Funny lady Julie Halston talks about playing a powerful producer in Tootsie---When she first saw the movie Tootsie as a young woman, Julie Halston identified with Dustin Hoffman's out-of-wor…

Linked From at 12:00AM

Rupert Murdoch Drama Ink Opens on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new James Graham play, directed by Rupert Goold, officially opens at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre April 24.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00AM

James Graham's Ink, About Rupert Murdoch & the Making of The Sun, Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Ink, James Graham's Olivier-nominated play about the genesis of the tabloid newspaper The Sun, officially opens at Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on April 24. Olivier winner Rupert Go…

Linked From at 12:00AM

Which Avengers Have Starred on Broadway? Take Our Quiz! - You know their superpowers but do you know their stage credits?

What do Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans have in common? Most people would answer, "They're all Avengers," but theatre geeks know they've also all starred on Broadway. In hon…

Linked From at 12:00AM

All that Chat

Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
TBA: Blue