Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

In Memoriam: Brian L. Dragonuk, 1953-2019 by Peter Orvetti

When I took my very first acting class at age 32, having never done so much as a school play, I asked a fellow student with more experience how people in the Washington region found their fi…

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VIDEO: The Cast of BEETLEJUICE Takes Their Opening Night Bows by Stage Tube

It's showtime, folks The ghost-with-the-most makes his Broadway debut in this edgy and irreverent musical comedy based on Tim Burton's dearly beloved film opening tonight

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‘Beetlejuice’ cleans up its act for Broadway. It’s not a raging success, but it’ll do. by Peter Marks

Tim Burton’s signature film comedy adds music, and much antic frantic-ness.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Review: In ‘Beetlejuice,’ the Afterlife Is Exhausting by Ben Brantley

Adapted from Tim Burton’s 1988 film, this hyperkinetic musical, starring Alex Brightman as a madcap ghoul, tries too hard to haunt.

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Beetlejuice review – fun, freaky Tim Burton adaptation haunts Broadway by Alexis Soloski

The Winter Garden, New York A stage transfer for the spirited 80s comedy struggles to produce any memorable songs but provides an enjoyably silly night out nonetheless A specter is haunting …

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Review Roundup: BEETLEJUICE Begins Its Broadway Haunt- See What The Critics Had To Say! by Review Roundups

It's showtime, folks The ghost-with-the-most makes his Broadway debut in this edgy and irreverent musical comedy based onTim Burton's dearly beloved film opening tonight

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'Beetlejuice' on Broadway is a sleazy mess that's not for families — or anyone else by Chris Jones

The Beetlejuice is rancid. And be sure not to bring the kids for a drink. "Beetlejuice" — officially "Beetlejuice the Musical, the Musical, the Musical" — is one of those what-were-they-…

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‘Beetlejuice’ review: Musical is a coke-snorting, F-bombing disaster by Johnny Oleksinski

If we say his name three times, will he go away? I’m not talking about the title character of “Beetlejuice,” which opened Thursday night, but Eddie Perfect. Fresh off his heinous music…

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Beetlejuice review at the Winter Garden, New York – ‘uneasy mixture of the mournful and macabre’ by Nicole Serratore

This new screen-to-stage musical adaptation of Tim Burton’s ghoulish 1988 film feels like two different musicals have been fused together. On one

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Beetlejuice comes to Broadway with a fun jaunt through the Netherworld: EW review by Nick Romano

There was a slight air of Rocky Horror Picture Show on Broadway last week, only the show was Beetlejuice, a new musical based on the Tim Burton cult classic. Patrons, some with orange hair, …

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‘Beetlejuice’ Broadway Review: It’s Showtime, Ready Or Not by Greg Evans

Maybe if they’d said it a fourth time. Three times – “Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!” – summons to life the stripe-coated, fright-wigged demon that made a superstar of Mich…

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Broadway Review: ‘Beetlejuice’ by Gordon Cox

“Such a bold departure from the original source material!” wisecracks the odd-looking fellow sitting on a coffin at the start of the Broadway musical “Beetlejuice.” The weird, nasty …

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Review: In ‘Beetlejuice,’ death comes to life by Charles Isherwood

For a musical jubilantly proclaiming that its overriding theme is death, “Beetlejuice” has a surprisingly lively spring in its step. As is well known by now, popular movies never die; th…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Read Reviews for Beetlejuice on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The new musical, based on the Tim Burton favorite, opened April 25.

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Beetlejuice: These Ghosts Are Gonna Live Forever by Jesse Oxfeld

★★★★ The song-and-dance adaption of the Tim Burton film is built to please, and it does The post Beetlejuice: These Ghosts Are Gonna Live Forever appeared first on New York Stage Rev…

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Beetlejuice: Tim Burton’s 1988 Cult Film Kinda Musicalized by David Finkle

★★★ Alex Brightman is the major bright spot in Alex Timber's stage transfer The post Beetlejuice: Tim Burton’s 1988 Cult Film Kinda Musicalized appeared first on New York Stage Revie…

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MUSICALITY - STARS FROM THE WEST END Live At The Pheasantry, Chelsea by BroadwayWorld

West End star, Harry Kit Lee Little Shop of Horrors. Hair - The Musical, Wales Millennium Centre and a host of Musical Theatre amp recording artistes join forces for an unforgettable night o…

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Beetlejuice Review: A Broadway Musical Adapted From Tim Burton’s Comic Macabre Movie by New York Theater

   Beetlejuicethe Broadway musical differs in crucial ways from Tim Burton’s 1988 comic horror movie, as the character Beetlejuice himself (portrayed by Alex Brightman) makes clear from …

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BEETLEJUICE Star Rob McClure Shares A Broadway Memory by Alexa Criscitiello

Tonight Beetlejuice the musical begins its Broadway haunt at the Winter Garden Theatre. To mark the occasion, one of the show's stars, Rob McClure headed up to the theatre's mezzanine to sha…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

University Women In The Arts Launches World First Survey To Improve Career Transition For Women In The Arts by BroadwayWorld

University Women in the Arts, the mentoring scheme to help improve the transition for women from studying the arts to working in the arts, has announced the launch of the world first major s…

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Photo Flash: CLUB TROPICANA THE MUSICAL Opens At London's New Wimbledon Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Club Tropicana The Musicalby Michael Gyngell, a summer adventure of love in the sun, with a soundtrack of smash-hit pop classics all performed live on stage. It takes a fun-packed trip back …

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

This Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds Features Auditions, Teaching Positions, Music Director Jobs, More 4/25 by BroadwayWorld

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 4252019 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

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Jazz CD Review: The Art Ensemble of Chicago — Still out on the Edge by Steve Feeney

Amid the continual flood of new jazz releases, this anniversary bash is one to be savored. The post Jazz CD Review: The Art Ensemble of Chicago — Still out on the Edge appeared first on Th…

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Photo Coverage: ROCK OF AGES Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Pop Up At Hard Rock Cafe! by Monroe George

Today in Times Square, famed Q104 classic rock radio host Jim Kerr climbed out onto the marquee of Hard Rock Cafe to announce that the five-time Tony Award-nominated musical ROCK OF AGES wil…

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Pinball Wizard! See Casey Cott, Christian Borle & More in The Who's Tommy at the Kennedy Center by Lindsey Sullivan

Casey Cott's a pinball wizard! The Riverdale fave is starring alongside Christian Borle and Mandy Gonzalez in the Kennedy Center production of The Who's Tommy, which is playing through April…

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Nu Men by Steven Morris

The post Nu Men appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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KISS ME, KATE and BEETLEJUICE to Perform on TODAY Next Week by BroadwayWorld

As Broadway week launches across New York, Broadway shows are lining up performances on the ever-popular Today Show. Next up are Kiss Me, Kate and Beetlejuice.

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Broadway Showstopper Spotlight Series: Micaela Diamond Talks Living Her Dream in The Cher Show, Cherapy, and Her Broadway Debut

The Cher Show star Micaela Diamond is next up in our Broadway Showstopper Spotlight Series.

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Jonny Lee Miller, Bertie Carvel and More on Bringing Ink to Broadway on Opening Night by

Ink's Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller and more talk bringing the story of Rupert Murdoch and The Sun to Broadway on opening night.

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Redefining “Common” Language Is A Fraught Exercise by Artsjournal

Looking at Amherst College’s new Common Language Guide: What the glossary contains is not “common” language by any normal reckoning. Its very first entry defines “accomplice” as …

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Not only the oldest but one of the best: Mike Nussbaum on acting at 95 by Neil Steinberg

The senior member of Actors' Equity has a resume long enough to make three thespians proud.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Theater Review: THE JUNGLE (Curran Theatre) by Lawrence Lucero

IT’S A JUNGLE IN HERE From 2015 to 2016, The Jungle was a makeshift camp in a landfill site in Calais, France, the port city where the Channel Tunnel to the UK begins. Inhabited by refugee…

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Review: At San Diego Rep, 'Sweat' conveys in raw terms the human cost of economic upheaval by James Hebert

Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Lynn Nottage gets a sharp, volatile staging in local premiere

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2019 Tony Awards predictions: Which shows will be nominated or snubbed? by Michael Riedel

“Tootsie” and “Ink” scurried in this week to make the Tony deadline and have upset everyone’s brackets. The nominations come out Tuesday, and you can bet both shows will be uncorki…

Linked From The New York Post at 05:45PM #LiveatFive with Ryann Redmond of Frozen by

Ryann Redmond stops by HQ to chat about Frozen and more with Beth Stevens.

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Eugene O’Neill Theater Center Announces 2019 Summer Season by American Theatre Editors

The new-works incubator will support and present musicals, plays, puppetry, and other works in development.

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An Academic Paper That Identifies And Explains Bullshitters by Artsjournal

“Unlike many previous studies, we are able to investigate differences between bullshitters and non-bullshitters conditional upon a range of potential confounding characteristics (including…

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BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of INK on Broadway with Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller & More! by Tv - Opening Night Special

The final play of the 2018-19 Broadway season took its opening night bow last night at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Ink, written by Olivier Award winner James Graham and directed by two-t…

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Mike Birbiglia Will Host the 2019 Lortel Awards by BroadwayWorld

Previous Lucille Lortel Award winner and multiple nominee, Mike Birbiglia, has been announced as host of the 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards, set to take place Sunday, May 5, at the NYU Skirball …

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Casting announced for The Sweet Science Of Bruising at Wilton’s Music Hall by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Casting has been announced for Joy Wilinson's The Sweet Science Of Bruising which transfers to Wilton's Music Hall in June 2019. This post Casting announced for The Sweet Sci…

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VIDEO: Watch Chris McCarrell Perform From THE LIGHTNING THIEF Musical by Stage Tube

Watch in the clip below as Chris McCarrell performs fromTHE LIGHTNING THIEF Musical

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Bag&Baggage Productions Announces 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

The literature-inspired season is the first under new artistic director Cassie Greer.

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Go to Hell: An Electrifying ‘Hadestown’ Descends on Broadway by Matthew Wexler

Anaïs Mitchell's new musical, "Hadestown," intertwines to Greek myths into a timeless and breathtaking cautionary tale about the power of love. The post Go to Hell: An Electrifying ‘Hades…

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The Broadway Life of Hillary Clinton by Michael Schulman

Michael Schulman reviews Joe Mantello’s Broadway production of Lucas Hnath’s play “Hillary and Clinton,” about the life of the former Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the 2…

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See Inside Some Of America’s Grandest Old Movie Theatres by Artsjournal

The photographers used Cinema Treasures, a database of American movie theaters past and present, to track down some of the country’s most spectacular movie palaces. At first they focused …

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Theater Preview: DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! (Los Angeles Theatre Works at UCLA) by Tony Frankel

SHE’S BA-A-A-CK AND SHE’S FA-A-A-ABULOUS Charles Busch’s play Die, Mommie, Die! is equal parts Greek comic-tragedy and Hollywood kitsch — a melodramatic campy cult classic in the vei…

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Why Zoe Lister-Jones is adapting her movie ‘Band Aid’ into a stage musical by Ashley Lee

Zoe Lister-Jones wrote, directed and starred in the 2017 movie "Band Aid." Now, she’s adapting the indie film for the stage. The new musical dramedy will debut as a reading May 20 in New Y…

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Museum of the Year shortlist announced

Quintet of contenders ranges from rebuilt WWI naval relic to landmark new Scottish building

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A Look at 17 Border Crossings Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The new solo show from Thaddeus Phillips is scheduled to run at New York Theatre Workshop through May 12.

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Major Study: Worldwide, People Are Angrier, Sadder Than Ever Before by Artsjournal

In 2018, about 4 in 10 people said they experienced a lot of worry the day before the interview, while a third said they were stressed and nearly 3 in 10 said they felt a lot of physical pai…

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Cara Delevingne to be Honored with Hero Award at Trevor Project New York Gala by Jordan Moreau

The Trevor Project will honor Cara Delevingne with the Hero Award at its upcoming TrevorLIVE New York gala. Delevingne has supported The Trevor Project‘s efforts to end LGBTQ youth suicide…

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BWW Interview: THE PROM's Christopher Sieber Talks Saving a Town and Building a Prom by Julie Musbach

Christopher Sieber is taking the stage in the musical that's touching hearts and funny bones alike, The Prom. Sieber took a moment to speak with us about what it's like being part of such a …

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‘A Star Is Born’ reunion tour with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper? It’s a heartbreaking ‘no,’ but there is hope! by Susan Wloszczyna

Jackson Maine and his lady love Ally will not be getting back together on the big-screen any time soon as those who have seen ‘A Star Is Born’ know all too well. But the actors who playe…

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Odds & Ends: Mike Birbiglia to Host 2019 Lortel Awards & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Mike Birbiglia to Host 2019 Lortel Awards Mike Birbiglia, the acclaimed comedic monologuist who earned acclaim this season for …

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VIDEOS: Ben Platt Performs Songs from SING TO ME INSTEAD at YouTube Space NY by Marika O'Hara

Grammy, Tony, and Emmy Award winner Ben Platt stopped by the YouTube Space in NYC toperform songs from his debut album Sing To Me Instead and chat with Billboard journalist, Rebecca Milzoff.…

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Sally Ann Triplett Talks The Cradle Will Rock, Carrie Memories, Working with Sting & The Spice Girls, and Her Epic Anything Goes

Sally Ann Tripplett discusses working with director John Doyle, some Broadway and West End milestones, and why she wasn’t a fan of TV fame.

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BWW TV: Broadway Walks the Red Carpet at BEETLEJUICE- Live at 5:45pm! by Tv - Red Carpets

It's showtime, folks The ghost-with-the-most makes his Broadway debut in the edgy and irreverent musical comedy based on Tim Burton's dearly beloved film.BEETLEJUICE, the new Broadway musica…

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Crucial Meeting On Grove Playhouse Delayed To May 8 by Bill Hirschman

Breaking News: The Miami City Commission agreed Thursday to delay a meeting on what many believe is the last crucial decision regarding the future of the Miami-Dade County proposal to resurr…

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June 1st to Mark the Return of BROADWAY BARES FIRE ISLAND by BroadwayWorld

Sizzling striptease will heat up Fire Island when Broadway Bares returns with NYC's hottest dancers on Saturday, June 1, 2019. Two high energy performances of Broadway Bares Fire Island will…

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Watch the Toronto Cast of Dear Evan Hansen Sing ‘You Will Be Found’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The all-Canadian cast brought the Tony-winning musical to morning television.

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Fitness Companies Are Becoming Entertainment Companies. Publishers Have Sued Peloton Over Music And Customers Are Noticing by Artsjournal

It may seem silly to lament over music selections in an exercise class, but it’s an issue that fitness companies may increasingly face as they transform from traditional health companies i…

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Clerking for the Weekend: A Review of Two Days In Court at City Lit Theater by Aaron Hunt

A delightful pairing of Stephen Vincent Benet’s “The Devil and Daniel Webster” and the Gilbert & Sullivan one-act operetta “Trial By Jury.”

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

The Flea's Hype Man to Return for Free, Outdoor Run in NYC by Olivia Clement

Idris Goodwin's hit break-beat play will be seen in Battery Park this spring.

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Jonny Lee Miller, Bertie Carvel and the Cast of Ink Hit the Front Page with Opening Night Portraits by Caitlin Moynihan

These portraits are hot off the presses after James Graham's Ink's opening night on April 24 at Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Led by Jonny Lee Miller as Larry Lamb and Bertie Carvel…

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Bringing Back Mart Crowley's The Boys in the Band by Mark Peikert

The 83-year-old playwright made his Broadway debut earlier this season with a 50-year-old play—and might earn a Tony nomination, too.

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Broadway Bares Fire Island Sets June Date by Adam Hetrick

The annual fundraiser returns to the Pines this summer.

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Black comedy Hand to God tackles political divide with puppets by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Performances dazzle in satire-rich play that takes on good vs. evil, on until May 12 at the Coal Mine Theatre.

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Nick Adams, Lauren Elder, and Anthony Galde to Perform Mary & Max in Concert by Adam Hetrick

The new Bobby Cronin musical will be presented May 23 for an invitation-only concert.

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John Cameron Mitchell on His New Musical Podcast Anthem, Patti LuPone Almost Joining Hedwig and the Angry Inch & More by Caitlin Moynihan

John Cameron Mitchell is a Tony winner who has made his name known for being in Broadway's The Secret Garden, Six Degrees of Separation, Big River and of course, his acclaimed Hedwig and the…

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Carol Burnett, Nancy Pelosi, Kelly Rippa, and More Talk Cher by Adam Hetrick

Inspiring women share their thoughts about the subject of Broadway's The Cher Show, who continues to inspire them

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Multi-Dimensional Theatre: Shakespeare Performed By Cast Split Between Hearing And Deaf Actors by Artsjournal

In a first for Canadian mainstage theatre, the 15-member acting ensemble of Josette Bushell-Mingo’s innovative bilingual production, an offshoot of the Citadel/Banff Professional Program, …

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The Cast and Friends of Ink 'Break' the News on Opening Night in this Red Carpet Challenge by

At the opening night of Ink, the cast and friends fill in the blanks of headlines from The Sun in this Red Carpet Challenge.

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VIDEO: The Cast of DEAR EVAN HANSEN Toronto Sings 'You Will Be Found' by BroadwayWorld

The Toronto company of Dear Evan Hansen celebrated their official opening night on March 28th Check out the video below as the cast performs You Will Be Found on Breakfast Television

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VIDEO: Darko Tresnjak and More Talk THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage by BroadwayWorld

In the video below watch as directorDarko Tresnjak and the creative team of THE FLAMINGO KID talk about the musical, coming to Hartford Stage

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Nominations Announced for the 2019 Drama Desk Awards by Deb Miller

Nominations for the 64th annual Drama Desk Awards were announced this afternoon for the 2018-19 season, honoring the outstanding achievements of professional theater artists on Broadway, Of…

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Show People with Paul Wontorek: Jayne Houdyshell of King Lear by

Tony winner Jayne Houdyshell discusses taking the stage alongside Glenda Jackson in King Lear, her stage career and more.

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Happy About The Demise Of The Romantic Comedy? Don’t Be by Artsjournal1

Wesley Morris: “Romantic comedy is the only genre committed to letting relatively ordinary people figure out how to deal meaningfully with another human being. … This is moviemaking that…

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BWW Exclusive: Adam Guettel Talks the Sound of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD- Plus a Clip from His Score! by Robert Diamond

Atticus Finch might be the voice we remember from To Kill a Mockingbird- the classic story that Aaron Sorkin brought to Broadway this season- but Adam Guettel is the man who made Mockingbird…

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ROCK OF AGES Will Return This Summer for 10th Anniversary Production at New World Stages by BroadwayWorld

Today in Times Square, famed Q104 classic rock radio host Jim Kerr climbed out onto the marquee of Hard Rock Cafe to announce that the five-time Tony Award-nominated musical ROCK OF AGES wil…

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ might extend its blessed Emmy reign in Best Drama Guest Actress with Cherry Jones by Luca Giliberti

Wait, isn’t the third season of “The Handmaid’s Tale” missing this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards cycle with its June 5 premiere date? Yes, it is, since the eligibility period ends o…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

The Civilians' Paul Swan Is Dead and Gone Begins April 25 by Olivia Clement

The immersive, salon-style play, written by Claire Kiechel and directed by Steve Cosson, stars Tony Torn as Paul Swan.

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20 Questions in 2 Minutes with Tootsie Star Lilli Cooper

Watch Lilli Cooper take on 20 questions about Tootsie The Musical, Spring Awakening, Wicked, SpongeBob,, mishaps, dream roles & more!

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Bill Frisell And Thomas Morgan: “Epistrophy” by Artsjournal1

Guitarist Frisell and bassist Morgan are captivating in their exploration of pieces whose variety extends from the harmonic challenges of Thelonious Monk to the deceptive simplicity of “Re…

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Sofitel New York Unveils Special Tony Awards Suite by BroadwayWorld

The Official Hotel Partner for the 73nd annual Tony Awards, Sofitel New York has raised the curtain on its annual tribute to Broadway. Back for an encore, with several new embellishments, ar…

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Backstage at To Kill a Mockingbird with Gideon Glick, Episode 8: Hanging Out with LaTanya Richardson Jackson & Aaron Sorkin by

To Kill a Mockingbird's Gideon Glick chats with LaTanya Richardson Jackson and playwright Aaron Sorkin in his final vlog episode.

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New UK Study: Economic Demographics Of Workers In The Arts Unchanged In 30 Years by Artsjournal

They found that people whose parents “had the most privileged occupations”, such as doctors, lawyers and senior management posts, “were over four times more times more likely to be wor…

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Drama Desk Awards 2019 Nominees Announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Drama Desk Awards Nominations 2019 have been announced today with a revival of Oklahoma! leading the way with 12 nominations. This post Drama Desk Awards 2019 Nominees An…

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What the Drama Desk Awards Nominations Mean for the 2019 Tony Awards! by BroadwayWorld

What does today's news mean for the rest of awards season Does love from the Drama Desk usually mean that a Tony nomination will follow

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Extra! Extra! See Jonny Lee Miller, Bertie Carvel & the Cast of Ink Take Their Opening Night Bows by Lindsey Sullivan

James Graham's Ink, which chronicles the story of Rupert Murdoch and Larry Lamb's collaboration to crush the competition with The Sun, opened at Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on Apr…

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Conference Call: S.P. Monahan and Charles Baran: "Aunt Jack" at Theater for the New City by Adam Rothenberg

With infectious personalities, great talent, and kind hearts to the depths of the earth, it’s no wonder I have been fans of S.P. Monahan and Charles Baran for quite a few years now. S.P. &…

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Rock of Ages Will Return Off-Broadway to New World Stages by Adam Hetrick

The long-running Broadway jukebox musical returns to its original New York home in June.

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We’re In The Era Of ‘Post-Humor Comedy’ — These Days, The Jokes Aren’t Even Trying To Be Jokes by Artsjournal1

“Very often, they are simple statements of fact, with minimal humorous adornment. James Corden mentions that Google will soon allow you to store your driver’s license on your phone. ‘Y…

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Rock of Ages Will Return to New World Stages for 10th Anniversary Production by Andy Lefkowitz

Rock of Ages, the smash-hit Tony-nominated musical that played a six-year run on Broadway, will head back to off-Broadway this summer at New World Stages, where it first debuted in New Yor…

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"Here I Go Again": Rock Of Ages Returns to NYC This Summer!

Watch the Rock of Ages OBC perform "Here I Go Again".

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Breaking: TOOTSIE, BE MORE CHILL & More Earn Drama Desk Awards Nominations- Updating Live! by BroadwayWorld

In the past few weeks, we've watched the nominations roll in. Today the final crop of nominees have been revealed, all leading to next week's ultimate announcement- the 2019 Tony nominations.

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Bill Posley's The Day I Became Black Opens Upstairs at Soho Playhouse by Olivia Clement

The acclaimed solo show transfers to the mainstage, where it officially opens April 25.

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Taylor Swift Talks About 'CATS School' in New Interview by Alan Henry

In an interview, Taylor Swift - who will play Bombalurina in the upcoming cinematic adaptation of the hit Broadway musicals CATS, shared a new detail about what went on during the shooting o…

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The 10 Best Broadway Shows to Book Now for Mother’s Day by Mikey Miller

Celebrate mom by bringing her to see a show she'll love

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Day-o! The Most Iconic BEETLEJUICE Film Moments by Kaitlin Milligan

Today, the ghost-with-the-most makes his Broadway debut in this edgy and irreverent musical comedy,BEETLEJUICE, based onTim Burton's dearly beloved film.Beetlejuicetells the story of Lydia D…

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Drama Desk Nominations Are In by Laurenyarger

2019 DRAMA DESK NOMINATIONS: Outstanding Play Fairview, by Jackie Sibblies Drury, Soho Rep The Ferryman, by Jez Butterworth Lewiston/Clarkston, by Samuel D. Hunter, Rattlestick Playwr…

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Louvre To Start Requiring Timed Reservations This Fall In Attempt To Manage Mobs Of Visitors by Artsjournal

The decision came after the Louvre’s visitor numbers surpassed “the symbolic threshold” of 10 million last year, which equates to 25,000 to 50,000 a day.  At the Louvre’s most-popu…

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‘Oklahoma!’ Revival Tops New York Drama Desk Award Nominations; ‘To Kill A Mockingbird” Snubbed by Greg Evans

Daniel Fish’s wildly re-imagined revival of Oklahoma! leads New York’s Drama Desk Awards nominations with 12, including Revival of a Musical. No big surprise there — but the head-scrat…

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Drama Desk Nominations by Barry Gordin

April 25, 2019: The nominees for the 2018-2019 Drama Desk Awards were announced today during the broadcast of Live at Noon on NY1. Anchor Roma Torre and Frank DiLella, host of On Stage, rol…

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Patti LuPone Will Play The Berkshires This Summer by BroadwayWorld

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will present Broadway legend Patti LuPone on Saturday, July 20 at 800pm, and The Fab Faux performing a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road on…

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Oklahoma! & Tootsie Top 2019 Drama Desk Award Nominations by Andy Lefkowitz

Nominations have been announced for the 64th Annual Drama Desk Awards, honoring the best in Broadway, off- and off-off-Broadway theater in the 2018-2019 season. Winners will be announced at …

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How Chesapeake Shakespeare Company creates intimacy on the stage in the #metoo era by Mary Carole McCauley

Intimacy choreographer Chelsea Pace carefully designed every detail of a passionate embrace on stage between two young actors, down to the way they tilted their heads. "First, there's a shor…

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Britton Smith Takes Fans Through All His Be More Chill Characters & Costumes, From Jake to Rashidra to Prince

Britton Smith takes us through each of his Be More Chill characters and costumes.

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TheatreVoice Archive: Tracy Letts by Editors

INTERVIEW: TRACY LETTS. With August: Osage County running at the National Theatre, the American playwright Tracy Letts sat down with Philip Fisher in the summer of 2008 to discuss his Pulitz…

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Surviving Auschwitz By Playing Jazz by Artsjournal1

Writer Amanda Petrusich recounts the story of trumpeter Eric Vogel and the Ghetto Swingers, a band that played for officers and the Red Cross at Theresienstadt and, for a time, Auschwitz. Vo…

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This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

Written By Julio Martinez   NEWS Geffen Playhouse will honor singer, songwriter, actor and activist Harry Belafonte and performer, comedienne and activist Lily Tomlin during its 17th annua…

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Paying tribute to André Previn & his ability to embrace music of spectacularly diverse genres by Edward Seckerson

Leonard Bernstein and André Previn very different animals. But their completeness as musicians, their ability to embrace and cherish music of spectacularly diverse genres, their connection …

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Shakespeare Tavern stages a Hamlet that embraces and defies tradition by Kelundra Smith

The Atlanta Shakespeare Company’s current production of Hamlet is a marathon that... The post Shakespeare Tavern stages a <em>Hamlet</em> that embraces and defies tradition app…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Safeword., From the Creators of Afterglow, Opens Off-Broadway April 25 by Olivia Clement

Check out steamy new production photos from playwright S. Asher Gelman's newest work, an exploration of power dynamics through BDSM and food.

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2019 Drama Desk Award Nominations: Oklahoma, Tootsie Lead by New York Theater

Oklahoma and Tootsie lead in number of nominations for the 64th annual Drama Desk Awards, which honors achievement by professional theater artists on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broad…

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‘Oklahoma!’ leads Drama Desk nominations by Caitlin Huston

The revival of “Oklahoma!” led the Drama Desk list with 12 nominations Thursday. “Tootsie” and “Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future” followed, with 11 and nine nomination…

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Theatre Under The Stars Houston Announces Cast for JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has learned the casting for TUTS'Jerome Robbins' Broadway - the final show in the company's 201819 Season.

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Tony Awards 2019 Lifetime Achievement Honorees Named: Rosemary Harris, Terrence McNally & Composer Harold Wheeler by Greg Evans

Actress Rosemary Harris, playwright Terrence McNally and composer Harold Wheeler – Tony Award winners all – each will received a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatr…

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Dance Review: ACROSS THE POND (Joffrey Ballet at the Auditorium Theatre) by Lawrence Bommer

BRITAIN’S BALLET FINDS CHICAGO Springing into the season, the Joffrey Ballet’s current visit to the Auditorium Theatre delivers very welcome art — two world premieres and a Chicago fir…

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Bag&Baggage Productions Names Cassie Greer Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

Greer, who has served as associate artistic director since 2017, succeeds Scott Palmer in the role.

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See the Company of London's Tina: The Tina Turner Musical Celebrate One Year in the West End by Nathan Skethway

The biographical musical, which will transfer to Broadway this fall, opened April 17, 2018, at the Aldwych Theatre.

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Zach Adkins, Drew Gehling, Carrie St. Louis, Alexandra Silber, and More to Sing The Roles That Could Have Been by Adam Hetrick

The concert will take place June 2 at Feinstein’s/54 Below.

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Many Popular Shows Will Probably Leave Netflix As Streaming Services Compete by Artsjournal

These new streamers will be desperate for content, and will yank their own shows off Netflix. So “when do we reach peak streaming? How many services can the average viewer reasonably adopt…

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BWW Exclusive: Watch Samantha Barks Make Her Star Turn in PRETTY WOMAN on Broadway! by Stage Tube

Audiences are jumping to their feet every night at the Nederlander Theatre, where a Broadway star was born just last summer. Samantha Barks made her Broadway debut starring as Pretty Woman's…

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VIDEO: Ciara Renne is Elphie in the Bathroom in Michael Korte's Latest by Stage Tube

Broadway YouTuber Michael Korte returns with a spin on two of Broadway's biggest hits

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A Look at Georgina Escobar's Apocalyptic New Play Then They Forgot About the Rest by Olivia Clement

The femmetasia with elements of noir, directed by David Mendizabal, continues its world-premiere run at INTAR.

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Watch the Trailer for Rudolf Nureyev Biopic The White Crow by Adam Hetrick

Tony winner Ralph Fiennes directs the movie about the Soviet ballet dancer who famously defected.

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Gals Aloud producer Christopher Clegg: ‘We’re much more than just a drag show’ by Paul Vale

Producer Christopher Clegg knew he had a hit on his hands with a drag tribute to Girls Aloud, but trying to secure

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Tony Awards Lifetime Achievement by Barry Gordin

April 25, 2019: The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today that Tony Award winning actress Rosemary Harris,Tony Award winning playwright Terrence McNally and Tony nominated co…

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Breaking: Harold Wheeler, Rosemary Harris & Terrence McNally Will Be Honored for Lifetime Achievement at the 2019 Tony Awards by BroadwayWorld

According to the New York Times, actress Rosemary Harris, musician Harold Wheeler and playwright Terrence McNally will all be honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 2019 Tonys.

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VIDEO: What Laurie Metcalf Hopes Bill and Hillary Would Take From HILLARY AND CLINTON by TV News Desk

This morning,Laurie Metcalfwas a guest on TODAY to talk about starring in 'Hillary and Clinton' on Broadway.

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Go Inside the 2019 Easter Bonnet Competition With Bryan Cranston, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and More by Marc J. Franklin

BC/EFA’s annual fundraising event took place at the Minskoff Theatre April 22 and 23.

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O'Neill Center Announces Summer Season by Laurenyarger

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center announced today the 2019 summer season of plays, musicals, and other works in development at theNational Music Theater Conference, National Playwrights…

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There’s Only One City Where You Can See Four Brand-New Full-Scale Operas In Four Months by Artsjournal1

“No place on earth rivals Berlin for the volume and variety of opera on offer, from Georg Frideric Handel to Hans Werner Henze. The city has three world-class companies, which this season …

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Photo Flash: Get A First Look At The Kennedy Center's THE WHO'S TOMMY by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Who's Tommy at the Kennedy Center Check out the photos below

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VIDEO: On This Day, April 25: Diane Paulus' Revival of PIPPIN Brings Its Magic To Broadway! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2013,Diane Paulus' high-flying revival ofStephen SchwartzPIPPIN opened on Broadway at the Music Box Theater

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Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: April 25, 2019 by Bww Special

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show Don't know what to see Trying to find a theater

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‘Anywhere you look something incredible is happening’: Lydia Harper stars in Cirque du Soleil’s Toruk – The First Flight by Emma Clarendon

The acrobat chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Cirque du Soleil’s TORUK – The First Flight, playing at the o2 Arena from the 26 to 30 June 2019.

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Watch: How the Actor-Musician You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown Comes Alive Onstage by Ruthie Fierberg

A look inside the production conceived by The Skivvies’ Nick Cearley and Lauren Molina.

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Joffrey Ballet's 'Across the Pond' is a mixed bag with magic, difficult moments by Lauren Warnecke

If you’ve ever watched the sun rise from the seat of a red-eye flight, then you have an idea of what Andrew McNicol’s “Yonder Blue” looks and feels like. “Yonder Blue” opens the …

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

#TBT: WAITRESS Opens Up On Broadway! by BroadwayWorld TV

This week, the hit musical Waitress is celebrating three sweet years since opening up at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre To celebrate, we're throwing it back to the show's opening night w…

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WATCH: Get Broadway Ready With Pretty Woman Dance Captain Renée Marino by Dan Meyer

The new exercise video series will get your blood pumping—just watch as Marino and Pretty Woman star Samantha Barks tease some of the upcoming routines, all set to songs from the show!

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Terrence McNally, Rosemary Harris, Harold Wheeler to receive Lifetime Achievement Tony Awards by Caitlin Huston

Playwright Terrence McNally, actor Rosemary Harris and orchestrator and composer Harold Wheeler will be the recipients of this year’s lifetime achievement awards from the Tony Awards. The…

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Alan Cumming, Jane Lynch Among Co-Hosts for Pete Buttigieg Event in Manhattan by Ted Johnson

Pete Buttigieg continues to line up celebrity figures for fundraising events, one of the latest being a group of New York media and entertainment personalities for a May 13 reception. Accord…

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Terrence McNally, Rosemary Harris & Harold Wheeler to Receive 2019 Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement by Andy Lefkowitz

A trio of Broadway legends will be honored with special Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement, the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing have announced. Winners include playwright Ter…

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Rahm Emanuel Offers To Mediate The Chicago Symphony Strike by Artsjournal

“None of us want to see that jewel tarnished. After speaking with both parties, it appears that we should be able to achieve an end to this seven-week strike. Therefore, I am offering the …

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Nicôle Lecky: “There was a long time where I wanted to be writing more” by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Taking her acclaimed play, Superhoe to Brighton Fringe next month, as well as working on a ‘top secret’ TV series, Nicôle Lecky is busy. We caught up with her to talk social media break…

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Cameron Mackintosh plans works at Noel Coward Theatre to improve audience experience by Matthew Hemley

Cameron Mackintosh is planning alterations to the West End’s Noel Coward theatre to improve audience experience, including the creation of a new

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STOMP review: still a glorious, cacophonous slam bang of a show by Kelly McCorkendale

The National’s stage has an air heavy with anticipation. Trash hangs across a large set that is part tin shack, part jungle gym. It’s as if Marie Kondo has Kondo-ed a junkyard. Everythin…

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Sincerely, Oscar to Close Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Doreen Taylor's musical tribute to lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II will play its final performance May 12.

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Female writers are pigeonholed and considered a bigger risk than men – Writers’ Guild by Giverny Masso

Female writers are considered “inherently more risky” by commissioners and are pigeonholed into focusing on women’s stories, the Writers’ Guild has claimed.

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9 must-see plays returning to the London stage by Carly-Ann Clements

Here are 9 exceptional shows that are returning to the London stage during 2019! From star-studded revivals to award-winning masterpieces. The post 9 must-see plays returning to the London s…

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Terrence McNally, Rosemary Harris, and Harold Wheeler to Receive Honorary 2019 Tony Awards by Ryan McPhee

The trio will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre distinction.

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Chizzy Akudolu and Laura Baldwin Will Host The Next WAITRESS Cast Album Karaoke Night On 8 May by BroadwayWorld

The hosts of the next Waitress London Cast Album Karaoke Night have been announced today. Laura Baldwin, who plays Dawn in the show, will host the post-show event alongside actress Chizzy Ak…

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New Portraits of the Cast and Creatives Behind Broadway's Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus by Nathan Skethway

The new comedy from Taylor Mac, starring Tony winner Nathan Lane, is currently running at the Booth Theatre.

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The Poetic, Bombastic, Brilliant Art Of Old-School Sports Writing by Artsjournal1

“The brilliant hard-boiled lyricism of Sandy Grady, in 1964, as he watches a crowd of Phillies fans after a home loss: ‘They hit the sidewalk with tight mouths, like people who had seen …

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5 Things we can all learn from the “drama” on The Voice.

I consider myself a pretty early adopter.  I was one of the first folks on an iPhone, which snagged me this commercial (!), I bought stock in 3D printers and Salesforce before they were a …

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Text of the Day: Top Girls by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on

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How Broadway’s New Rupert Murdoch Play Ink Became an Onstage Tabloid by Ruthie Fierberg

Stars Jonny Lee Miller and Bertie Carvel and the company of Manhattan Theatre Club’s Ink reveal the logic behind the play on Playbill’s red carpet live.

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These Three Theater Veterans Will Be Honored at the Tony Awards by Michael Paulson

Terrence McNally, Rosemary Harris, and Harold Wheeler will receive lifetime achievement awards.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

O’Neill Theater Center's 2019 Season Taps New Works by Craig Lucas, Hansol Jung, Charly Evon Simpson, Anna Ziegler, More by Olivia Clement

The 2019 summer season will showcase three new musicals and eight plays.

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Bradley Cooper teases a one-off live show with Lady Gaga by Hannah Sparks

Tell me somethin,’ world. Are you happy in this post-“A Star Is Born” world? Or do you need more? Is there somethin’ else you’re searchin’ for? If you’re yearning to hear Jack …

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A shipshape production of Billy Budd at the Royal Opera House, London

Deborah Warner’s production highlights the oppressive mood of Britten’s opera

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Bradley Cooper has dreamed up a reunion with 'Star Is Born' co-star Lady Gaga by Usa Today, Erin Jensen, Usa Today

Bradley Cooper shot down the idea of going on tour with Lady Gaga on "Ellen," but he does have something in mind to reunite the "Star Is Born" leads.        

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Photo Flash: COME FROM AWAY, BE MORE CHILL, FROZEN, and More Participate in the 2019 Easter Bonnet Competition by BroadwayWorld

The 2019 Broadway Cares Easter Bonnet Competition was held earlier this week. The Easter Bonnet Competition broadwaybonnets is the culmination celebration of six weeks of fundraising by Broa…

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NEWS: The Bard meets Britney in ‘postmodern jukebox’ remix of Twelfth Night by Featured Content

Shakespeare's Twelfth Night is given a jazz-age twist in a new musical version of the classic comedy currently entertaining audiences at The Rose Playhouse. And instead of taking place in th…

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BWW Review: James Graham's Wildly Raucous INK Chronicles Rupert Murdoch's Rise To Tabloid Journalism Infamy by Michael Dale

Long before the term clickbait entered into pop culture infamy, Chief Editor Larry Lamb of the Fleet Street tabloid The Sun was offering his staff a bonus every time the eye-catching words '…

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‘The White Crow’ Review: The Young Nureyev, Gotta Dance! Gotta Defect! by Manohla Dargis

Ralph Fiennes directs this biographical look at the ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev’s early life, including his 1961 defection to the West.

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Go Inside Opening Night of Ink on Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The Manhattan Theatre Club production opened April 24 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

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Three on the Aisle: Did You See the Same Show I Did? by American Theatre Editors

The critics are divided over 2 of the most buzzed-about musicals of the season, 'Hadestown' and 'Oklahoma!' What does it mean to hate something that everyone else loves? Also: What's the dif…

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Young lovers are the beating heart of Noughts & Crosses at the Theatre Royal Stratford East, London

Heather Agyepong is the star of this adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s young adult novel

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Patti LuPone to Play the Berkshires by Adam Hetrick

The recent Olivier Award winner will head to the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in July.

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Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Jean-Guihen Queyras make powerful partners at Sadler’s Wells, London

The choreographer and cellist have collaborated on a new piece for De Keersmaeker’s Rosas dance troupe

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Rylan Clark-Neal set to star to in Nativity! The Musical this holiday season

Television and radio personality Rylan Clark-Neal has been confirmed for the role of 'The Critic' in Nativity! The Musical this Christmas. After an overwhelmingly successful run last year,…

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Lear, Lear, and more Lear by Terry Teachout

I’ve been so horrifically busy throughout the past couple of weeks that I forgot to mention that the twenty-ninth episode of Three on the Aisle, the twice-monthly podcast in which Peter M…

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Meet Four Black Playwrights Who Are Giving American Theater A Jolt by Artsjournal1

“They are the talk of the theater world: a generation of black playwrights whose fiercely political and formally inventive works are challenging audiences, critics and the culture at large…

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‘The Most Powerful And Relevant Theater Being Written Today’ — Ben Brantley On New Plays By Black Writers by Artsjournal1

“I can’t remember a more electrifying run of new, innovative plays during my 25-year tenure as a New York theater critic than the heady spate of works by African-American playwrights tha…

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Derren Brown Tour Announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Showman will see multi award-winning master of mind control and illusion Derren Brown tour the UK with the first new live show for five years. This post Derren Brown Tour Ann…

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A flawed but powerfully sung Ariadne auf Naxos at La Scala, Milan

Krassimira Stoyanova’s performance in the title role is the main reason to see this production of Strauss’s opera

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See the Cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Celebrate One Year of Broadway Magic by Lindsey Sullivan

A year's worth of mischief has been managed! The hit two-part epic Harry Potter and the Cursed Child marked its first year on Broadway on April 22. Stars James Snyder, Jenny Jules, Matt Muel…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Sh!t-Faced Shakespeare's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW by BroadwayWorld

Will Petruchio jack it all in and stay a bachelor Will Kate be tamed or tanked Sht-faced Shakespeare returns to Leicester Square Theatre with their drunken antics and drunken actors to tell …

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Be More Wicked! Before Elphaba was Dancing Through Life... she was in The Bathroom at the Ozdust Ballroom.

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Oscar Hammerstein II Bio-Musical Sincerely, Oscar Sets Off-Broadway Closing Date by Andy Lefkowitz

Sincerely, Oscar, a new musical celebrating Tony-winning lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II, has scheduled a closing date of May 12 at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre. The new work began previews on …

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New Wave Of African-American Playwrights Is Shaking Audiences Hard by Artsjournal1

Wesley Morris: “Occasionally, a play ends and nobody really knows what to do, because it just took an audience to outer space, to the center of the earth, to this new electric zone that kn…

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10 Works Over 5 Years by Black Playwrights, All Intended to Unnerve by Artsjournal1

“Oftentimes, the most outrageous of plot twists are what make that happen,” say Ben Brantley and Jesse Green. – The New York Times

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Video: A discussion with Diane Paulus, artistic director of the American Repertory Theater by Kaitlyn Johnston

We were at Explorateur to talk with Diane Paulus about innovation, the arts, and more. This conversation is part of a curated lunch series presented by HUBweek and

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‘Wise & shocking’: Brawn – King’s Head Theatre & Touring by Laura Kressly

What makes some people obsess over fitness? That’s the question at the heart of Brawn, a new play written and performed by Christopher Wollaton under the direction of Matt Staite.

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5 things to know to know about the ‘The Oresteia,’ the seldom-seen fountainhead of drama by Nelson Pressley

The only surviving Greek trilogy is coming to Sidney Harman Hall as Michael Kahn’s final production as STC artistic director.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Look Back at the Original Broadway Production of The Secret Garden by Playbill Staff

Starring Mandy Patinkin, Alison Fraser, Daisy Eagan, John Cameron Mitchell, and more, the musical opened April 25, 1991.

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7 cool SF Bay Area things to do this weekend, April 26-28 by Jackie Burrell, Randy McMullen

Here's what to do in San Francisco and beyond this weekend, from "Avengers" screenings to tapas tastings and flying machines.

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, April 25, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Two Lawsuits Challenge Iowa Ban On Any Materials Containing Nudity In Prisons by Artsjournal1

“Under Iowa’s law, inmates no longer have access to mainstream publications such as National Geographic, says the lawyer Nathan Mundy, who represents Michael Lindgren, a tattoo artist ch…

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Jekyll & Hyde review – this teenage riot is furious and fearless by Gareth Llŷr Evans

Birmingham RepEvan Placey transforms the lead characters into women in a provocative version embraced by a brilliant young cast Calling Birmingham Rep’s production of Jekyll & Hyde “…

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My brunch with Glenda Jackson: A critic goes another round with Broadway’s King Lear by Charles McNulty

After a disastrous tea last year, critic and actress meet again, this time to spar about "Lear." Jackson delves into disagreements with director Sam Gold, a powerful female cast including Ru…

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My brunch with Glenda Jackson: A critic goes another round with Broadway’s King Lear by Charles McNulty

“Gulp!” That was my initial reaction when a publicist asked if I’d like to interview Glenda Jackson to discuss her performance in the new Broadway production of “King Lear.” Our pr…

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Resourcefulness, Diversity, Engagement — How Kansas City Is Doing The Arts Right by Artsjournal1

Organizations such as Artists of Color Alliance, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Charlotte Street Foundation, KC StartUp Village and Foundation, and the Mid-America Arts Alliance are helping …

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Why you should be excited for Man of La Mancha

The English National Opera collaborates with producers Michael Linnit and Michael Grade to bring the revival of Tony Award-winning musical Man of La Mancha to the London Coliseum. The produc…

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Why The Dancers’ Union Was Wrong To Push For Amar Ramasar’s And Zachary Catazaro’s Return To New York City Ballet by Artsjournal1

“In deciding to advocate for these two dancers, AGMA has not only sided with alleged offenders in multiple serious cases of degradation and sexual harassment, but has also sent a clear mes…

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Tim Burton and Broadway: A 'Strange and Unusual' Match Made in Heaven by Stephanie Wild

Tim Burton is being represented on Broadway in what is perhaps the most Burton-esque show to grace the stage, Beetlejuice. But did you know that adaptations of Burton's films have been on Br…

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‘There’s something so true to heart about its messaging’: AMELIE THE MUSICAL – Touring by Ian Foster

A sensational adaptation of the film, Amélie the Musical completely captures my heart – see it now at the Watermill Theatre and then touring across the UK.

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Laurie Anderson In-Depth at the Hirshhorn by Sara Aridi

An immersive show opening at the museum in February will feature new works by the performance artist.

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What's happening in Pittsburgh this weekend: April 25-28 by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

It’s an artful weekend with Art All Night and the spring Gallery Crawl, plus Elle King, Eels and more.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Thespian Throwback: The Imminence of Television by Edward Padula

New careers for youth The post Thespian Throwback: The Imminence of Television appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Cannes Festival Still Bans Netflix, Except For This Part That Doesn’t by Artsjournal1

“The long-running row between the Cannes film festival and Netflix has taken an unexpected turn as the Directors’ Fortnight, one of the key strands of the festival that runs in parallel …

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The Mix: Trevor Noah, One of a Kind Show and more things to do April 26-May 2 by Mary Houlihan - For The Sun-Times

Here are some suggestions to help you navigate the area’s vibrant entertainment landscape in the week ahead.

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Bach6Cellosuiten review at Sadler’s Wells, London – ‘contemplative pairing of movement and music’ by Rachel Elderkin

Bach’s cello suites are rarely performed together. However, this collaboration, between choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras, unites

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Yvette returns to the Bush Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo First performed to sold-out audiences at the Bush Theatre in 2018, prior to a short tour, Urielle Klein-Mekongo’s Yvette returns to the Bush Theatre, London on 14 May. Thi…

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BWW Review: AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Southwark Playhouse by Gary Naylor

Ain't Misbehavin' crashes through the gloom of Brexity Britain with bangin' tunes and bubbly bantz. Looks good, sounds good and makes you feel good.

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National Theatre Announces New Exhibition RONAN MCKENZIE: PHOTOGRAPHS by BroadwayWorld

Inspired by Andrea Levy's Small Island and Helen Edmundson's adaption for the National Theatre, photographer Ronan McKenzie has been commissioned by the National Theatre to respond to the po…

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Charity Tillemann-Dick, Who Kept Singing Opera Even After A Double Lung Transplant, Dead At 35 by Artsjournal1

“[She] was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension in 2004, forcing her to undergo two emergency lung transplants needed to save her life. Despite her illness Tillemann-Dick pursued a renown…

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Curtain Call — ‘Matilda,’ I Am… Fest and more theater openings April 26-May 2 by Mary Houlihan - For The Sun-Times

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

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Costume Design x3: Catherine Zuber, Emily Rebholz, and Kaye Voyce by Victoria Myers

The costume design field can vary widely in process from designing costumes that will be built from scratch to scavenging through vintage stores to find the perfect item, all while having to…

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Cultural Engagement Director for Montclair State University’s Office of Arts + Cultural Programming by Artsjournal

The Office of Arts + Cultural Programming (ACP) through its PEAK Performances series provides a place for important artists to create and perform innovative works. ACP is seeking a full time…

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Executive Director – Pioneer Works by Artsjournal

The Executive Director will guide the realization of Pioneer Works’ long-term vision to build a cultural campus with satellite operations by overseeing the organization’s development, fi…

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Corine saw ‘ALL MY SONS.’ Listen to her podcast below:

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China’s Biggest Movie Star Makes First Public Appearance In Over A Year by Artsjournal1

“Megastar Fan Bingbing has appeared in public for the first time in almost a year, after a mysterious disappearance from the public eye believed to be linked to charges of tax evasion. [Sh…

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Rylan Clark-Neal To Star In NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL In London by BroadwayWorld

The producers of the smash-hit 'NATIVITY THE MUSICAL', have announced Rylan Clark-Neal as 'The Critic' alongside the previous announced Simon Lipkin as 'Mr Poppy', when the show returns to T…

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THE STARRY MESSENGER Leads May's Top 10 New London Shows by Marianka Swain

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From timely plays to the beginning of open-air theatre season, here are some of th…

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Could the divine agony of Christopher Bliss bring back character comedy? by Brian Logan

Rob Carter’s delusional novelist is a lovable throwback to the comics of 20 years ago. The alter ego could be on the cusp of a comeback Fashions in comedy ebb and flow. Standup is hip now …

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Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Has A(nother) Tentative Opening Date by Artsjournal1

According to director Richard Armstrong, the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, part of the emirate’s Saadiyat Island complex of museums, is expected to open in 2022. “The Frank Gehry-designed museum…

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Bruce Springsteen New Album ‘Western Stars’ Out June 14 — Single Dropping Tonight by Jem Aswad

Bruce Springsteen’s long-promised solo album, “Western Stars,” will finally be released on Columbia Records on June 14. The first single and video from it, “Hello Sunshine,” will b…

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San Diego Ballet goes back to the classics for 'Romance: En Pointe'

San Diego Ballet is known for its Latin and jazz-themed productions, choreographed by artistic director Javier Velasco.

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‘The respective character arcs are satisfying in their own right’: SITTING – Arcola Theatre ★★★★ by Michael Davis

There have been a number of plays that have dealt with the importance of ‘art’ and what the viewer brings to its ‘meaning’. Sitting – which is written by Katherine Parkinson and di…

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‘A whirlwind of energy’: AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Tyrone Huntley makes his directorial debut with this vivacious production of Ain’t Misbehavin’ that hasn’t been seen in London for almost 25 years. With Oti Mabuse’s choreography, th…

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Pittsburgh celebrates August Wilson's birthday with a party weekend by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The playwright will be feted with the annual August Wilson House Block Party and a gala at his namesake African American Cultural Center.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

BWW Interview: Anoushka Bonwick And Elliot Hughes Talk DRAWING THE LINE at The Albany by Cindy Marcolina

After sell-out runs of their award-winning show Standard Elite in Brighton and Manchester, Hidden Track have come up with a new theatre game about politics and unity.

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, April 25, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Critics Weigh in on “Ink,” Disney Prepping “Beauty and the Beast” Revival, “Moby-Dick” and “Six” Heading to ART! [display_podcast] “Today on Broadway” is a daily,…

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Lebanese Author Hoda Barakat Wins International Prize For Arabic Fiction by Artsjournal1

“Lebanese author Hoda Barakat has won the $50,000 (£39,000) International prize for Arabic fiction (IPAF) for her novel, The Night Mail, which tells the stories of people in exile through…

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Photo Flash: TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Celebrates One Year on the West End by BroadwayWorld

Nkeki Obi-Melekwe Tina Turner and Ashley Zhangazha Ike Turner led the cast of TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL on stage last night 24 April 2019 as the hit West End show celebrated its first b…

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Rosas review – life is suite in mysterious Bach dances by Lyndsey Winship

Sadler’s Wells, LondonAnne Teresa de Keersmaeker’s choreography for the composer’s music, played by cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras, is austere and enigmatic If you were going to choose a …

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It’s Raining ‘Taps’ And ‘Clogs’: Stage Adaptation Of “Singin’ In The Rain” Makes A Big Entertaining Splash In La Mirada CA.! by Leo Buck

More a knowing ‘homage’ to the 1952 cinematic mega-hit than an outright ‘reproduction’ of it, Director-Choreographer Spencer Liff references just enough of the film, while re-envisio…

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Pianist Jörg Demus Dead At 90 by Artsjournal1

While he tended to keep his performing career fairly close to home (especially in his later years), Demus became widely known through his more than 100 recordings. He’s especially remember…

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Universal Studio film ‘Us’ helps boost quarterly sales at Comcast

Telecoms group seeks to offset declining pay-TV business with high-speed internet service

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Tina – The Tina Turner Musical turns one! by Carly-Ann Clements

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical is celebrating one year on the London stage and last night, the stars were out in force to support it. The post Tina – The Tina Turner Musical turns one! app…

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BWW Review: DIARY OF AN EXPAT, Tristan Bates Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Cecilia Gragnani moved to London from Milan ten years ago with stars in her eyes, anticipating the vibrant world that would be spreading out in front of her once in the city. She was fascina…

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#MeTootsie by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review the Broadway premiere of Tootsie. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * It was inevitable that “Tootsie,” Sydney Pollack’s much-loved 1982 romcom a…

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‘Razor sharp, engaging & intelligent’: TUMULUS – Soho Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Razor sharp, engaging and intelligent, there is certainly plenty to enjoy in Christopher Adams’ thriller Tumulus that effectively explores issues such as addiction and loneliness as the st…

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Almanac: Dr. Johnson on war and the truth by Terry Teachout

“Among the calamities of war, may be justly numbered the diminution of the love of truth, by the falsehoods which interest dictates, and credulity encourages.” Samuel Johnson, The Idler…

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Critic’s Pick: ‘If the Dancer Dances’ Review: An Inheritance in Motion by Ben Kenigsberg

Maia Wechsler’s documentary goes backstage with dancers in a revival of Merce Cunningham’s “RainForest” as they learn to move from those who knew the groundbreaking choreographer.

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2018 - 2019: The Season That Was... by JK

With today's opening of Beetlejuice, the Broadway 2018 - 2019 is in the record books. Actually, the season doesn't officially end until May 26th, but unofficially, the Tony Awards cut off is…

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The I Am . . . Fest celebrating women of color comes to the Goodman Theatre by Sheri Flanders

Three days of performances and workshops encourages participants to become leaders in their communities. This weekend the Goodman Theatre will present the I Am .…

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Grinning From Fear to Fear at Second City E.T.C. doesn’t get funny till hour two by Catey Sullivan

Until then, it relies too heavily on stale old jokes. Second City e.t.c.'s 43rd revue begins with the cast paddling through the audience in a faux water ballet. …

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Babes With Blades gives us a visceral, devastating Othello by Yasmin Zacaria Mikhaiel

Just in case you had any doubts that Shakespeare was still relevant. In one of the strongest, visceral productions of Shakespeare running in this city now, the B…

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The Gamergate-inspired drama Non-Player Character doesn't bother to challenge audience assumptions by Justin Hayford

It provides all the answers to the central dilemma that you'd expect. Red Theater has achieved its admirable goal to "ask dangerous questions theatrically" in th…

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Djembe! The Show works much better as theater for kids than inspiration for adults by Dan Jakes

The drumming is fun, but the corporate-speak is not. Everything about Djembe! The Show starts to make more sense when you imagine it out of its current context…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

More than 170 babies attend West End’s first parent and baby performance by Matthew Hemley

More than 170 babies were brought to the West End’s first parent and baby performance at the Vaudeville Theatre, with producer Nica

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Edinburgh’s first purpose-built performance venue in more than 100 years wins planning permission by Thom Dibdin

Edinburgh’s proposed new 1,000 seat concert hall and 200 seat studio theatre space has won planning approval from the city’s council. Previously

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Bronx Gothic gets its UK premiere by Carly-Ann Clements

MacArthur Genius Award-winner Okwui Okpokwasili is bringing her incredible show Bronx Gothic to The Young Vic this summer. The post Bronx Gothic gets its UK premiere appeared first on Offici…

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Full Cast Announced For THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING by BroadwayWorld

Troupe today announces full cast for the The Sweet Science of Bruising by Joy Wilkinson which transfers to Wilton's Music Hall, following its sold-out run at Southwark Playhouse last year. K…

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Ghosts review – spirits of the dead haunt Ibsen's gripping classic by Michael Billington

Royal and Derngate, Northampton Mike Poulton’s new version lends fresh wit to the tragedy without diminishing its emotional intensity A great Manchester Guardian critic, CE Montague, once …

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Ghosts review at Royal and Derngate, Northampton – ‘lushly designed and atmospheric’ by Dave Fargnoli

Railing against the hypocrisy of religious and social propriety, Ibsen’s Ghosts was met with disgust on its 1882 release. Modern audiences won’t

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PHOTOS: Look behind the scenes at rehearsals for coming-of-age drama Heroes by Featured Content

Singing, dancing, angst and euphoria - that's what we're getting from these candid images from the rehearsal room of Bowie-inspired play Heroes. Have a peek then book your tickets!

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Wake Up With BWW 4/25: BEETLEJUICE Opens, Drama Desk Award Nominations Announced, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning, BroadwayWorld First, we'd like to wish a happy opening to Beetlejuice, which officially opens on Broadway tonight, April 25

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Notes on Ella Fitzgerald by Trav S.D.

  Here’s a head-scratcher: I found this ad for an Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996) variety special from a TV Guide from the early ’70s, but can find no reference to the show online, includin…

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“Paul Swan is Dead and Gone” Opens Tonight by Trav S.D.

Opening tonight at Torn Page: Paul Swan is Dead and Gone, a new play by the Civilians, starring Tony Torn and written by Claire Kiechel, the great-great grandniece of the eponymous Paul Swan…

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Alias Paul Armstrong by Trav S.D.

Some words in remembrance of forgotten man of the theatre Paul Armstrong (1869-1915). Missouri born Armstrong started out as a boat captain on the Great Lakes (his father’s trade), then be…

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Photo Coverage: Inside the Opening Night Celebration For INK by Walter McBride

INK officially opened last night, April 24 at theSamuel J. FriedmanTheatre 261 West 47th Street. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the opening night…

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Chicago theater openings April 26 to May 2 by Doug George

FRIDAY “Sentimental Journey”: Chicago stage veteran Ross Lehman premieres his own solo show with music about his parents. Citadel Theatre, 300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest; 847-735-8554…

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Debating Michael Jackson, the new 'Don't Stop' musical and the 'complexity defense' by Chris Jones

Incredibly, the dangerously titled Michael Jackson musical, “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough,” is moving forward in New York. Its creators are using what I’ll call the complexity de…

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A one-night-only tribute to AMOUR composer Michael Legrand will be performed at the Southbank Centre this September

We couldn't be more excited that Michael Legrand's AMOUR is finally coming to the UK for a professional production, but we're saddened that Michael himself, who died in January, couldn't see…

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A one-night-only tribute to AMOUR composer Michel Legrand will be performed at the Southbank Centre this September

We couldn't be more excited that Michel Legrand's AMOUR is finally coming to the UK for a professional production, but we're saddened that Michel himself, who died in January, couldn't see i…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Photo Coverage: Johnny Lee Miller, Bertie Carvel, and the Cast of INK Takes Their Opening Night Bows! by Walter McBride

INK officially opened last night, April 24 at theSamuel J. FriedmanTheatre 261 West 47th Street. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of the cast taking the…

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Theater Review: A Nobel Prize Winner Puts Trump in Her Sights by A.j. Goldmann

Elfriede Jelinek’s latest, “Am Königsweg,” is one of several new productions of Austrian plays that engage with contemporary political realities.

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Antique lovers rejoice: Transcontinental railroad antique to be displayed at Grass Valley Old West Show

Dust off your 10-gallon hat and pack up your grandma’s priceless collectables: The Grass Valley Old West Show will be offering visitors a trip through American history May 10 and … Click…

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‘Does the job’: OTHER PEOPLE’S MONEY – Southwark Playhouse by Johnny Fox

Remember the eighties? From Michael Douglas’ braces in Wall Street to Joan Cusack’s shoulder pads and big hair in Working Girl, they’re all here if a little distorted from the rear-vie…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

OTHER PEOPLE’S MONEY              Southwark Playhouse, SE1 by Libby Purves and Friends

THE WORLD DONALD GREW UP IN…           It’s a long transverse stage:  at one end  at a scruffy crowded steel desk sits Jorgy, Michael Brandon exuding down-home amiability as the l…

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Critic’s Notebook: Broadway on Race: Still More Likely to Comfort Than Confront by Ben Brantley

While electrifying new plays challenged their audiences, “To Kill a Mockingbird” and colorblind musicals catered to the crowds.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Critic’s Notebook: A Radical Moment in American Theater and Beyond by Wesley Morris

A cadre of writers making fierce, fearless theater that plays by its own rules.

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How These Black Playwrights Are Challenging American Theater by Michael Paulson and Nicole Herrington

Jackie Sibblies Drury, Jeremy O. Harris, Antoinette Nwandu and Jordan E. Cooper, on influences, gatekeepers and helping “the young black theater nerd find work that looks like them.”

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Working-class actors no more disadvantaged today than 40 years ago – report by Matthew Hemley

Working-class people today are no more disadvantaged when it comes to accessing jobs in the arts than they were almost 40 years

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Hilary Mantel is wrong about Shakespeare – young people love it | Adrian Chiles by Adrian Chiles

Mantel doesn’t think the bard belongs in modern exams. My old teacher Mrs Byford begs to differ I was asked to go on breakfast television this week to talk about Shakespeare. Hilary Mantel…

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Richard Jordan: RSC’s embracing of understudy performances shows it has come a long way by Richard Jordan

One of the greatest pleasures of theatregoing is stumbling upon something unexpected that can blindside you on an idle Friday afternoon. A

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit The Red Carpet For Opening Night Of TOOTSIE! - Part 2 by Walter McBride

Tootsie officially opened last night, April 23 BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of all the red carpet action below

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Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit The Red Carpet For Opening Night Of TOOTSIE! - Part 1 by Walter McBride

Tootsie officially opened last night, April 23 BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of all the red carpet action below

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Welcome to the Theater! The Broadway Debuts of Beetlejuice by JK

Today we celebrate the 5 cast members of Beetlejuice who are making their official Broadway debut tonight.Congratulations to everyone making their dreams come true! Here's to great reviews…

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Robert Pattinson on fame, sci-fi and avoiding the Hollywood machine

The actor who shot to fame in the ‘Twilight’ saga now stars in French director Claire Denis’s movie ‘High Life’

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In Milan, designers are going mad for Medusa

Powerful, mighty and full of drama — goddesses, Greek myths and the muses were all the rage at this year’s Salone del Mobile

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Eduardo Chillida’s sculpture park reopens in Spain

Chillida Leku, the artist’s project in the Basque hills, was thrown a lifeline by mega-gallery Hauser & Wirth

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Leonard Cohen — an engrossing but often vexing hagiography

‘A Crack in Everything’ is less about the artist than the adoration he inspires

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Alex Brightman & a Haunting Company of Co-Stars Open Beetlejuice on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Beetlejuice, the new musical based on the hit 1988 film, officially opens at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre on April 25. Alex Timbers directs the production, which began previews on March …

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Drama Desk Award Nominations 2019 - Which of your favorites made the list?

The theatre awards season kicks into high gear with the announcement of the 64th annual Drama Desk nominations. Unlike the Tony Awards, which only recognize Broadway productions, the Drama D…

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How Do You Tell Rupert Murdoch's Origin Story? - 'Ink' playwright James Graham gets his hands dirty covering London's tabloid revolution

Ink playwright James Graham gets his hands dirty covering London's tabloid revolution---"A few years ago, it became apparent to me that something was changing in the way we spoke to each oth…

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It’s Showtime: New Broadway Musical Beetlejuice Opens April 25 by Ryan McPhee

Alex Timbers directs the stage adaptation of the Tim Burton film.

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Tony Winner Victoria Clark Is a Lady in the Dark April 25–27 at New York City Center by Andrew Gans

The MasterVoices production is directed and conducted by Tony winner Ted Sperling.

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How Do You Tell Rupert Murdoch's Original Story? - 'Ink' playwright James Graham gets his hands dirty covering London's tabloid revolution

Ink playwright James Graham gets his hands dirty covering London's tabloid revolution---"A few years ago, it became apparent to me that something was changing in the way we spoke to each oth…

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