Friday, May 24, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Recently reviewed theater for May 24 by Calvin Wilson

'Come From Away'

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Two Blockbuster Hits This Broadway Season For Director Scott Ellis by Jeryl Brunner

What do Kiss Me Kate and Tootsie have in common? They were both directed by Scott Ellis.

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Risk, courage and conscience in dance-making: Tabula Rasa Dance Theater’s ‘Inside Our Skins’ by Admin

New York Live Arts, New York, NY.  May 15, 2019. To make art and present it to an audience is taking a risk. It calls for courage. That’s often all the more the case when the work focuses…

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549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War review – feisty time-hopping agitprop by Mark Fisher

Prestonpans Town HallCutting between austerity-hit East Lothian today and the battlefields of the 1930s anti-fascist volunteers, this gutsy play reveals the complexity of righteous crusading…

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

José Limón Dance Company at The Joyce: The old dancing with the new by Admin

There’s a tension in the concert dance world at large — between the classic and the contemporary, the traditional and the modern. At the same time, there can be confluence and harmony th…

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: Danielle Brooks Stars In MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING At Shakespeare In the Park by BroadwayWorld

Get a first look atThe Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, directed by Kenny Leon. MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING is running at the Delacorte Theater …

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Heather Ayers, Florrie Bagel, and More Complete Cast of Muny's FOOTLOOSE by BroadwayWorld

Muny announced today its complete cast, design and production team for Footloose, the fifth show of its second century, July 18 - 24.

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WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Adam Driver by BroadwayWorld TV

What does being nominated for Tony Award mean to Adam Driver He's telling us all about it

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VIDEO: Hugh Jackman And A Sold-Out Crowd Serenade Sir Ian McKellen On His 80th Birthday by Stage Tube

Last night Hugh Jackman wished his X-Men co-star, Sir Ian McKellen, a happy birthday in a very big way.

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Photo Flash: First Look At INDECENT At The Ahmanson Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Indecent by Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel opens next month in Los Angeles. This Tony Award-nominated play will be produced at the Ahmanson Theatre in a co-production with Huntington Thea…

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The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales Welcomes THE PROM's Becca Lee, Teddy Toye, And Mary Antonini by BroadwayWorld

The Theatre Podcast presents a special inbetweenisode with three of the amazing ensemble members from The Prom.

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FRANKIE & JOHNNY Celebrates Broadway Opening With $25 Tickets by BroadwayWorld

Twenty-five 25 tickets will be available for the general public to join the opening celebration of the new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune o…

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Proof of Love by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Never really losing her cool, Pressley always commands the stage even though scenic designer Alexis Distler has made it difficult by creating a huge private room, beautiful in its understate…

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David McAllister AM to depart The Australian Ballet in 2020 by Arts Review

The Australian Ballet has announced that the company’s Artistic Director, David McAllister AM, will after two decades in the role, retire at the end of 2020. “David has taken The Austral…

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Stagecraft: Adam Seidel, Playwright of “Original Sound” by James Marino

The Stagecraft podcast is hosted by Jan Simpson. It is a series of interviews with playwrights (and musical book writers) of shows opening on Broadway and off-Broadway.   Guest: Adam Seidel…

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Tony Predictions: 2019 by Wendy Caster

Best MusicalAin’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations Beetlejuice Hadestown The PromTootsie Liz Wollman: Hadestown. Seriously, can we please celebrate a creative team …

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Best Medicine Rep Theater Company Announces 2019-2020 Season by News Desk

Best Medicine Rep, Gaithersburg’s professional theater company, is proud to announce the lineup for its third season: Helen on Wheels by Cricket Daniel, The Crater Sisters’ Christmas…

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

People You Should Know . . . Ella Dershowitz by Zack Calhoon

Ella Dershowitz (actor) Past credits include Connected (Project Y),  Can You Forgive Her? (Vineyard Theater), Intimacy (The New Group), Card and Gift (Clubbed Thumb), On The Verge (Attic Th…

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300 Broadway Shows! (...and Counting!) by JK

Well, it took just short of thirty-six years, bit I finally reached a big milestone in my Broadway theater-going career! As of last Sunday, I have seen 300 different Broadway productions. Th…

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INTERVIEW with Broadway Star MAX VON ESSEN by Michael J. Roberts

Tony Award Nominee MAX VON ESSEN discusses his critically hailed performances as Marvin in the [...] The post INTERVIEW with Broadway Star MAX VON ESSEN appeared first on Showbiz Chicago.

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Goldilocks and the Three Bears is the 2019 Palladium Pantomime by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Qdos Entertainment have announced that Goldilocks and the Three Bears will be this years family pantomime at the London Palladium. This post Goldilocks and the Three Bears is…

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unbuilt Projects Turned Into 3D Images by Artsjournal

Spanish architect David Romero, has been using advanced techniques of 3-D representation over the last few years to transform those visions into images so detailed they almost look like cont…

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In Praise Of Attending The Arts By Yourself by Artsjournal

When it comes to fun activities done in public – having a drink in a bar, going to the opera – being alone becomes socially loaded. And it runs deep: entire Reddit forums are dedicated…

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Theatre Review: ‘Richard III’ at Synetic Theater by Norah Dick

For those mourning the loss of Game of Thrones, look no further than Synetic Theater’s debut production of “Richard III,” which transforms Shakespeare’s bloody history tale into a cy…

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Outer Critics Circle Awards Score Big at Ceremony by Sandi Durell

  by Sandi Durell The stars shone in every category on May 23, 2019 at the 69th Annual OCC Award Ceremony at Sardi’s. The winners are genuinely happy to be present to accept their awards …

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

‘The Arsonists’ review: 1950s play sounds like an indictment of politics in the age of Facebook by Brendan Kiley

Seattle-based theater company The Horse in Motion mounts a lively production of "The Arsonists," a 1950s play that has lived several lives with several interpretations.

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Livestreaming the Encuentro 2019 at the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics

By . The Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics at New York University presents events from their Encuentro 2019 livestreaming from Miami, Florida on the global, commons-based …

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Exciting and shamelessly amusing "The Curse of the Starving Class" by Simon Saltzman

Signature Theatre revival of Sam Shepard's ground-breaking 1978 play

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"The Curse of the Starving Class" at the Signature Theatre Opened 05/13/19 Ends 05/26/19 by [email protected] (simon Saltzman)

(left to right) David Warshofsky and Gilles GearyPhoto Credit: Joan Marcus It is doubtful whether there will be a more spectacularly stunning opening minute for any play this season....and t…

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Wild Remote Nature Is Being Ruined By Social Media by Artsjournal

With the right hashtag, anyone can view thousands of potential destinations—and choose which to visit based on aesthetics alone. A single social-media post can expose lesser-known or isola…

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Ian McKellen At 80: His Colleagues Dish by Artsjournal

“He’s extremely sure of what he believes in, so much so he doesn’t need to push it on people. He’s very open and non-dogmatic. His confidence about how good he is gives him a “fuck…

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Theater Review: “We Live in Cairo” — A Well-Intentioned But Amateurish Musical Take on The Arab Spring by Christopher Caggiano

Do musicals with honorable intentions deserve a pass when it comes to quality? The post Theater Review: “We Live in Cairo” — A Well-Intentioned But Amateurish Musical Take on The Arab …

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Spotlight On...Gabriel Maria Rodriguez by Michael Block

Name: Gabriel Maria RodriguezHometown: Mamaroneck, NYEducation: Mamaroneck High School, BFA in Acting from Emerson College, ongoing participant in The Michael Chekhov School in Hudson, NYFav…

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

‘Eat The Problem’: Art, Environmental Activism, And Gastronomy Unite by Artsjournal1

As one of her projects as artist-in-residence at the Museum of Old and New Art in Tasmania, Kirsha Kaechele has created a cookbook called (yes) Eat the Problem, full of recipes that turn Aus…

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Our Frontal Cortex Is The Sensible Part Of The Brain. So Why Is It So Late Developing? by Artsjournal

The frontal cortex is the most recently evolved part of the human brain. It’s where the sensible mature stuff happens: long-term planning, executive function, impulse control, and emotiona…

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Paris Announces A Major New Park At The Eiffel Tower by Artsjournal

Anchored by the Eiffel Tower, the park will connect the Place du Trocadéro, the Palais de Chaillot, the Pont d’Iéna, the Champ-de-Mars, and the École Militaire.  – Architectural Dige…

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Researchers Can Now Take A Single Image Of A Person And Make Video Of It Saying What They Want by Artsjournal

The new paper by Samsung’s Moscow-based researchers shows that using only a single image of a person’s face, a video can be generated of that face turning, speaking and making ordinary e…

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Block Talk- Episode 115: Audrey Phoenix by Michael Block

She rose from the ashes to become Iconic and now she's here to talk about it! It's my interview with Audrey Phoenix!To listen to the podcast, download and subscribe from Apple Podcasts, Soun…

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Irish Rep Mounts Sean O’Casey’s Dublin Trilogy by New York Theater

Sean O’Casey was 43 years old and had worked his whole life as a laborer, when he finally had a play accepted in 1922 by the founders of Dublin’s famed Abbey Theater, the dramatist Lady…

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What to Do in New York This Memorial Day Weekend by Nicole Herrington

Whether you’re traveling for Memorial Day weekend (lucky you!) or staying in the city (no lines!), here are some cultural highlights worth checking out.

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25 Days of Tonys: What Professional Role Did Kiss Me, Kate’s Warren Carlyle Play When He Was Just 11? by Ruthie Fierberg

The choreographer reveals his first job ever, his pick for next year’s Tony host, and more.

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Cast Complete for Muny’s Footloose, Directed by Tony Winner Christian Borle by Andrew Gans

Performances begin at the St. Louis venue in July.

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See Off-Broadway's Brightest Strike a Pose at the 2019 Obie Awards by

The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice announced the winners of the 64th Annual Obie Awards, honoring achievement off-Broadway, on May 20 at Terminal 5. Check out portraits of the w…

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Odds & Ends: Renascence, Starring Wicked's Hannah Corneau, Releases Cast Album & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Renascence, Starring Wicked's Hannah Corneau, Releases Cast Album Yellow Sound Label and Broadway Records have officially relea…

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It's Officially Shakespeare in the Park Season! Take a First Look at Danielle Brooks & More in Much Ado About Nothing by

The summery weather has finally set in, and Shakespeare in the Park season has arrived! Tony winner Kenny Leon's new staging of Much Ado About Nothing is playing through June 23. The cast in…

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Home Concert Presenter Makes Millions While Musicians Play For Pennies by Artsjournal

Sofar Sounds  puts on concerts in people’s living rooms where fans pay $15 to $30 to sit silently on the floor and truly listen. Nearly 1 million guests have attended Sofar’s more than…

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What If Ballet Companies Could Hire Dancers The Way The NFL Has A Draft For Players? by Artsjournal1

“What if all ballet dancers had agents and ballet companies had scouts? What if once a year there was a ballet combine, at which pre-professional dancers and ‘free agents’ could showca…

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John Waters Explains Why He’s Earned The Right To Be Mr. Know-It-All And Give The Rest Of Us Advice by Artsjournal1

“Suddenly the worst thing that can happen to a creative person has happened to me. … Somehow I became respectable. I don’t know how — the last film I directed got some terrible revie…

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Review: ‘The Ferryman’ Is a Tale That Keeps on Giving by Ben Brantley

Jez Butterworth’s Tony-nominated family drama retains its fierce grip with a new cast led by Brian d’Arcy James.

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Follow the Bird Lady! Cinderella costume parade – in pictures

Christopher Wheeldon is bringing his in-the-round Cinderella ballet to the Royal Albert Hall in London, complete with 370 costumes. We went behind the scenes for English National Ballet’s …

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Puppet Lab, for the curious and experienced, at Rhizome DC June 1. by Keith Loria

Rachel Gates became spellbound by puppets at an early age, and while many children share her fascination, for Gates, it didn’t end in childhood. After 30 years as a puppeteer, Gates is sti…

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WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Stephanie J. Block by BroadwayWorld TV

Is the third time the charm for Tony nominee Stephanie J. Block The star of The Cher Show opens up about what the Tonys mean to her

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Anna Kendrick to Star in Romantic Comedy Anthology Series LOVE LIFE by TV News Desk

Pitch PerfectstarAnna Kendrickis set to star in and executive produce the romantic comedy anthology seriesLove Life, according to Deadline.

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VIDEO: Olivia Wilde, Beanie Feldstein, and Kaitlyn Dever Talk BOOKSMART at TimesTalks by Stage Tube

Wednesday night,TimesTalkshosted an advance screening of breakout comedy Booksmart, followed by a conversation with directorOliviaWildeand stars KaitlynDeverandBeanieFeldstein.

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VIDEO: 30 Days Of Tony! Day 17- Casey Nicholaw Wins Best Director For THE BOOK OF MORMON by Alexa Criscitiello

In 2011, Casey Nicholaw picked up a win for Best Director of a Musical for the international mega-hit, The Book of Mormon. This year, Casey is once again nominated for his directing duties o…

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BWW TV: Michael Feinstein Put a New Spin on a Classic at Feinstein's/54 Below! by BroadwayWorld TV

Five-time Grammy nomineeMichael Feinsteinreturns to Feinstein's54 Below for his annual summertime engagement August 6-23 with a brand-new show of musical delights InI Happen to Like New York…

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Review Roundup: SIX THE MUSICAL - What Do the Critics Think of the North American Premiere in Chicago? by Review Roundups

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents the North American premiere of SIX THE MUSICAL in The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare, now on stage through June 30, 2019. Let's see what the critics are say…

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VIDEO: Alan Menken, Pasek and Paul Talk Collaborating on the New ALADDIN Song 'Speechless' by Stage Tube

Legendary composersongwriter Alan Menken and award-winning songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul take you into their collaboration on Speechless, the original new song from Disney's live-ac…

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BWW Blog: 'Key to Comedy is Listening' from Atlantic Acting School Alum, Faculty Member Andy Schneeflock by Atlantic Acting School

I'm not funny, but I do teach comedy and improv. I also happen to perform a lot of comedy on stage and TV. But let's back-up for a bit.

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BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - ALL MY SONS by Ken Fallin

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest …

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Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch: Stephanie Styles Brushes Up Her Baking with Almond Bars! by BroadwayWorld TV

In this episode, Katie is joined in the kitchen by the star of Kiss Me, Kate, Stephanie Styles Check out the recipe for Katie's Brush Up Your Baking Almond Bars below

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VIDEO: Billy Porter & Matt Zarley Benefit LA LGBT Youth Center with New Single by Stage Tube

Longtime friends of 30 years, Matt Zarley and Tony and Grammy Award winner Billy Porter have teamed up to record a brand new single and music video benefitting homeless LGBT youth. You Gotta…

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Scarlet Envy’s “Reflections”—Southern Beauty Meets NYC Grit by Michael Barbieri

A soft, warm summer evening. A lovely but modest wood-framed house in the rural south. Sitting on the front porch with a tall drink, garnished with a sprig of fresh mint. There’s a gent…

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Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal Team Up for 5th BARS Workshop at The Public by Olivia Clement

Calling all artists, poets, playwrights, songbirds, rappers, and everything in-between.

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Interview: Tony Nominee Casey Nicholaw, ‘The Prom’ by Matthew Wexler

Tony Nominee Casey Nicholaw (Best Director) chat about working on "The Prom" and what it took to bring this heartfelt and high-energy musical to Broadway. The post Interview: Tony Nominee Ca…

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Theatre Quiz: How much of a West End LIVE megafan are you? by Robin Johnson

The stage is set: it’s back. it’s big. And it’s better than ever! West End LIVE is returning to London is just a few short weeks’ time – and with the line-up recently revealed, we.…

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Shaw Festival gives us a romantic Brigadoon with a dose of reality by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

The Shaw production of the Lerner and Loewe musical has an updated book but still relishes the Golden Age excess of the music and dancing, writes Carly Maga.

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Production news round-up: Lucie Jones and Ashley Roberts to join Waitress cast and The Girl on the Train announces West End transfer by Giverny Masso

Musicals Caroline Sheen is to return to the cast of 9 to 5 the Musical at the Savoy Theatre in July, replacing

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StateraArts Launching New York City Mentorship Program for Women in the Arts by Olivia Clement

The deadline to be part of the first class, beginning July 1, is next month.

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Interview: Sean-Maurice Lynch of ‘Jubilee’ at Arena Stage by Ramona Harper

The reviews are in: Jubilee is being praised for honoring and preserving the impact of the Negro Spiritual upon the American Songbook. In the Arena Stage production, Director Tazewell Thomps…

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NEWS: Jennifer Selway premieres new comedy Flat Out at Upstairs at the Gatehouse by Featured Content

Flat Out, the new comedy from Jennifer Selway about real estate, mice and adultery, will premiere at Highgate's Upstairs at the Gatehouse later this month. Book you tickets for the laughter-…

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San Francisco Museums Offer Free Admission This Summer To All City Residents Receiving Public Assistance by Artsjournal1

“The program,” called San Francisco Museums for All and involving 15 institutions, “will run June 1 to September 2, with no limit to the number of institutions or times eligible partic…

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Meet The Man Who Invented The Languages For ‘Game Of Thrones’ by Artsjournal1

It took David J. Peterson about six weeks to create Dothraki and a summer in a subsequent year to create Valyrian — and, as with Elvish and Klingon before them, those languages have taken …

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Daniel Libeskind On Making Art At Auschwitz by Artsjournal1

The artist/architect, whose parents survived the Holocaust (though more than a dozen aunts, uncles and cousins did not), talks to Tim Teeman about Through the Lens of Faith: Auschwitz, an in…

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Why Anna Deavere Smith Created ‘Notes From The Field’, Her Documentary Play About The School-To-Prison Pipeline by Artsjournal1

“I was in hair and makeup next to a [Nurse Jackie] castmate, British actress Eve Best, and I told her I couldn’t get out of my mind a news story I had just heard: that a kid in Baltimore…

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Are The Arts Relevant? First Let’s Define Relevant by Artsjournal

In a world where customers determine what’s relevant — not grantmakers, not executive directors, not board members, not staff members, and not artists — there is good news. En…

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Artist Creates Stamp To Convert $20-Bills Into Harriet Tubmans by Artsjournal

“I was inspired by the news that Harriet Tubman would replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, and subsequently saddened by the news that the Trump administration was walking back that plan…

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25 Days of Tonys: Ain’t Too Proud’s Sergio Trujillo Recalls His Favorite Tony Awards Performance of All Time by Ruthie Fierberg

The choreographer shares memories from his career and the philosophy by which he lives.

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Review: ANNA, Dorfman Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Review: ANNA, Dorfman Theatre 5.0stars Wires snake around hips and scatter across the shoulders, feeding into a set of headphones. Once fitted about one’s ears, the audience are free to st…

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Review: My Greatest Period Ever, Brighton Fringe by Gabrielle James

Review: My Greatest Period Ever, Brighton Fringe 5.0Overall Score It’s a bit of a cliché to go to a fringe festival and see a show where a woman talks about her first period. We’ve all …

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Review: Brighton Festival, TrapTown, Brighton Dome by Theo Summers

Review: Brighton Festival, TrapTown, Brighton Dome5.0starsUltima Vez, a contemporary dance company formed by Belgian choreographer Wim Vandekeybus, deliver the UK premiere of their show Trap…

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Photo: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Celebrates its 1999th Performance in the West End by BroadwayWorld

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG unbelievably celebrated its 1999th performance in London's Duchess Theatre last night, Thursday 23 May 2019.

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Less Dead, More Pan: A Review of Killing Game at A Red Orchid Theatre by Hugh Iglarsh

As the corpses pile up, the question arises of what exactly is irritating Ionesco: human folly or human existence itself?

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Review: Front Porch delivers a sweet beginning to summer with 'Bright Star' by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Tony-nominated Steve Martin-Edie Brickell musical gets a glowing local production at the New Hazlett Theater.

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Jack Noseworthy, Craig Carnelia, Rupert Holmes Join Marvin Hamlisch Celebration at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Adam Hetrick

The June 2 concert marks the 75th birthday of the late A Chorus Line and The Way We Were composer.

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NEWS: Game of Thrones’ Meena Rayann stars in Exchange Theatre’s tenth anniversary The Flies by Featured Content

Multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary Exchange Theatre celebrates its tenth anniversary next month with a revival of their inaugural hit, Jean-Paul Sartre's The Flies, performed in both Engl…

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the UK Premiere of AFTERGLOW by BroadwayWorld

Premiering in the UK after a multiple-extended hit run Off-Broadway, where it sold more than 23,000 seats in a 69-seat theatre and grossed over 1million, Afterglow, by S. Asher Gelman, comes…

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5 Questions With Micaela Diamond From The Cher Show by Morgan Steward For Broadway Direct

At 18 years old, Micaela Diamond was faced with a choice. The graduate of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School could either continue her musical-theater education at Carnegie Mellon University,…

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Tony-Nominated Boy In The Band Robin de Jesús Talks About That Starry Cast, Ryan Murphy’s Netflix Plans & Whoopi Goldberg’s Revelatory Advice by Greg Evans

This summer, The Boys In The Band will add a new chapter to its long life, this time as a Netflix movie. Back will be the camping, the fighting and laughing and crying, a portrait of friends…

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Dream Ballet for One! Meet Gabrielle Hamilton, the Award-Winning Dance Wonder of Oklahoma! by Caitlin Moynihan

Gabrielle HamiltonGabrielle Hamilton is currently giving a Chita Rivera Award-winning performance in Oklahoma!, turning the show's Act Two dream ballet by choreographer John Heginbotham in…

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Inside Rehearsals of London Premiere of Afterglow by Marc J. Franklin

The hit play examining the complex dynamics between a gay married couple in an open relationship is set to begin performances at the Southward Playhouse June 5.

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Michael Kors: Coming Soon to a Broadway Theater Near You by Jacob Bernstein

During Tonys season, Mr. Kors and his husband practically live on Broadway, seeing as many shows as possible.

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Diana Oh, Jesse Eisenberg, Halley Feiffer, Samuel D. Hunter, and More to Return to Rattlestick for Alumni Jam by Olivia Clement

The Off-Broadway theatre's summer programming also includes another season of New Songs Now, TheaterJam, Pride Plays, and more.

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The Seasons — Ratmansky’s latest new work for American Ballet Theatre

The choreographer celebrates 10 years at the helm of ABT with a vibrant new production in New York

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Broadway musical Brooklyn the Musical has its European premiere at Greenwich Theatre

Billed as a touching and inspiring sidewalk-fairy tale, and featuring the famous song ‘Once Upon A Time’, Mark Schoenfeld and Barri McPherson’s Broadway musical Brooklyn will have its …

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‘A truly moving show to see’: DREAM OF A KING – Brighton ★★★★ by Elaine C

Christopher Tajah’s passion and delivery in his performance in Dream of a King that he has written, directed and stars in is a truly moving show to see.

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Review: Does My Bomb Look Big In This?, Soho Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Does My Bomb Look Big In This?, Soho Theatre4.0starsAt the start of 2019, Shamima Begum’s face and name were spread across national and international newspapers. British born Shami…

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Looking for Regional Jobs? Sister Act, Ain't Misbehavin', Ragtime, and More Are Casting by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with this selection of upcoming calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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Bay Street Theater Will Honor Joel Grey With Lifetime Achievement Award by Andrew Gans

The stage and screen star will be the first recipient of the Joel Grey Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Go Inside Opening Night of Six at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre by Marc J. Franklin

The American premiere of Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss' hit musical opened May 22.

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Jeff Daniels (‘To Kill a Mockingbird’) on playing Atticus Finch: ‘The role of a lifetime’ [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW] by Sam Eckmann

“We approach it as if we’re originating the role,” reveals Jeff Daniels. The role in question is Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin’s stage adaptation of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mocki…

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App art — a playground for new ideas

The rise of artist-created apps creates a new arena where the playful meets the serious

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Tootsie's Lilli Cooper on Her 'Cuckoo Bananas' Tony Nomination & More by Caitlin Moynihan

In the 1982 film Tootsie, Jessica Lange played Julie Nichols, an soap star desperate for true human connection, and earned her first Oscar win. The role of Julie Nichols must be good luck, …

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James Corden Teams Up with Aladdin Film Stars Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott & Will Smith for an Epic Magic Carpet Ride by

The day has arrived! The eagerly anticipated Aladdin film remake makes its way into cinemas today, May 24. In celebration of the movie's premiere, James Corden shared his excitement with a s…

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Ink's Tony-Nominated Scribe James Graham on Rupert Murdoch's Indelible Mark on the Media by Beth Stevens

British scribe James Graham has never been one to shy away from topical subjects. His plays Privacy and The Vote, for example, delve into the personal and the political in real time. Now, wi…

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Happy Hour on the Fringe: Conversation with Ben Grinberg by Raina Searles

On this episode of Happy Hour on the Fringe, we had drinks with Ben Grinberg, Artistic Director of Almanac Dance Circus Theatre, instructor at Circadium and Pig Iron, and the curator and hos…

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‘Cutting-edge & thought-provoking’: USER NOT FOUND – CoffeeWorks Project ★★★★ by Luca Molinari

The setting was perfect - a café, a contemporary workplace where you find people milling around, procrastinating, filling gaps of time by taking a sneaky peek at what everyone else is doing…

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Charles Busch, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Jackie Hoffman to Launch Live at the Lortel Podcast Series by Adam Hetrick

The conversations will be recorded during a series of onstage interviews at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.

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Sculpture unveiled in Open Air Theatre to honour former artistic director David Conville by Matthew Hemley

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s former managing and artistic director David Conville has been commemorated with a sculpture in the grounds of

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Lenny Henry shines in August Wilson’s King Hedley II

The play pulses with humanity and rage at London’s Theatre Royal, Stratford East

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Science-led theatre company Curious Directive opens hub for emerging artists in Norwich by Georgia Snow

Norwich theatre company Curious Directive has moved into its first permanent home, and in doing so established a hub for artists in

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‘One saving grace is the vocals’: ELEGIES FOR ANGELS, PUNKS & RAGING QUEENS – Union Theatre by Olivia Mitchell

Elegies For Angels, Punks & Raging Queens has all the potential to be fantastic, but the material is, in my opinion, interpreted wrongly and overall missed the mark.

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

IFC Will Air Sing-Along Version of Documentary Now!'s Company Parody 'Original Cast Album: Co-Op' by Andrew Gans

The episode sends up D.A. Pennebaker's Original Cast Album: Company, which portrayed the infamous recording session for the Sondheim musical.

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Inside the 2019 Outer Critics Circle Awards by Nathan Skethway

The celebration of this year's winners was held at Sardi's on May 23.

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James Corden Gives Aladdin a Crosswalk the Musical Makeover by Dan Meyer

The Late Late Show host enlisted Will Smith, Naomi Scott, and Mena Massoud from the live-action remake to create a Broadway-style event in the middle of the street.

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You’ve Seen Mary Elizabeth Winstead Onscreen. Get Ready for Her Onstage. by Elisabeth Vincentelli

She’s making her first foray into theater — while also taking on a Will Smith action flick and the role of Huntress in ‘Birds of Prey.’

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A Red Orchid Theatre adds new ensemble members by Chris Jones

A Red Orchid Theatre said Friday that it was adding eight new members to its artistic ensemble: Karen Aldridge, Myron Elliott-Cisneros, Levi Holloway, Travis A. Knight, Jess McLeod, Sadieh R…

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Dr. Shakespeare, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Play On by American Theatre Editors

An ambitious effort to hire contemporary playwrights to translate the Bard into modern English is about to deliver the goods.

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WATCH: Ben Platt Performs ‘Grow As We Go,’ Talks Meeting Beyoncé and Oscar Goals by Dan Meyer

The Tony winner for Dear Evan Hansen stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote his new album Sing to Me Instead.

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BWW Review: DEAD DOG IN A SUITCASE (AND OTHER LOVE SONGS), Lyric Hammersmith by Debbie Gilpin

Bring it down. Bring it all down and start again An unexpected European election day in the UK and anticipation of Theresa May's resignation formed the backdrop for Kneehigh's London press n…

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‘The whole company must be applauded’: BEATS ON POINTE – Peacock Theatre ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

Beats on Pointe at the Peacock Theatre is an infectiously enjoyable show that’s at its best when it focuses entirely on the dance – highly recommended.

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

25 Days of Tonys: How The Wiz Changed Ain’t Too Proud’s Ephraim Sykes by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-nominated star of The Temptations musical shares his greatest influences, and who would write the show about his life.

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Winners Of 17th Cappies Honoring Students In The Theater And Criticism by Bill Hirschman

The crush of more than a thousand cheering students, their parents and friends overflowed the orchestra seating and the boxes of the Broward Center’s cavernous Au-Rene Theater at the Browa…

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Troubled ‘Magic Mike’ Musical Cancels Boston Tryout Engagement by Greg Evans

The stage musical adaptation of Channing Tatum’s stripper saga Magic Mike has cancelled what was to be a pre-Broadway Boston engagement. The pull-out from Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theat…

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NT Live's Fall Broadcast Slate to Launch With A Midsummer Night’s Dream Starring Game of Thrones’ Gwendoline Christie by Adam Hetrick

The lineup also includes the National Theatre premiere of Hansard, starring Lindsay Duncan, and Fleabag star Andrew Scott in Present Laughter at the Old Vic.

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FEATURED SHOW: What do critics say about ★★★★★ ‘love letter to the 1990s’ Education Education Education? by Featured Content

The Wardrobe Ensemble's award-winning devised hit Education Education Education is coming to the West End for one month only. We've rounded up highlights from some of the production's rave r…

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King Hedley II review – Lenny Henry and Aaron Pierre make a dynamic duo by Michael Billington

Theatre Royal Stratford East, LondonAugust Wilson’s overheated story of an ex-con attempting to rebuild his life is buoyed by an energetic cast with meaty roles The parts are sometimes big…

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Unhampered Access: Libraries Are Bringing Their Children’s Programs To Laundromats by Artsjournal1

“Laundry literacy programs have recently sprung up all over the country, … and thousands of children have benefited from the chance to hone their early-literacy skills in an everyday set…

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Detroit Opera House To Get A High-Rise Built On Top Of It by Artsjournal1

Michigan Opera Theatre has issued a Request For Proposals to developers for a tower up to 480 feet high that “may include mixed use, corporate, residential, restaurants, retail, etc.” …

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I Tweeted As Susan Sontag by Artsjournal1

Starting in January 2018, Rebecca Brill started sending out short excerpts from Sontag’s published diaries on Twitter every day. And what happens when one does this? “You will start talk…

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How Did One Of The Best Documentarians Around Get Caught Up In The Theranos Fiasco? by Artsjournal1

Errol Morris (The Thin Blue Line, The Fog of War, Standard Operating Procedure, American Dharma) actually directed a few commercials for Theranos several years ago, before the company’s fr…

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, May 24, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Photo Coverage: HADESTOWN, TOOTSIE, and More Take Home Outer Critics Circle Awards at 69th Annual Ceremony by Walter McBride

Last night, May 23, the Outer Critics Circle Award ceremony was held

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Wake Up With BWW 5/24: JAGGED LITTLE PILL Cast, MAGIC MIKE Cancelled, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Happy Friday Wrap up another week by catching up on the latest Broadway news

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VIDEO: Will Smith, Naomi Scott, Mena Massoud Join James Corden for CROSSWALK THE MUSICAL: ALADDIN by Stage Tube

James Corden invites the stars of 'Aladdin' - Naomi Scott and Mena Massoud - to partake in a special theatrical rendition of the classic story in his latest edition of 'Crosswalk the Musical…

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Photo Coverage: The Stars Arrive at the 69th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards by Walter McBride

Last night, May 23, the Outer Critics Circle Award ceremony was held BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out all the photos of the stars arriving on the red carpet

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Memorial Will Be Held For Ira Gasman This Summer by BroadwayWorld

A memorial service will be held on July 21 for Ira Gasman, who wrote the lyrics for THE LIFE on Broadway 20 years ago.

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BWW Review: Based on Carl Reiner's Classic, Hilarious ENTER LAUGHING, THE MUSICAL Returns To The York by Michael Dale

Though the 1976 musical SO LONG, 174th STREET didn't even last a fortnight on Broadway, it wouldn't be surprising to see the York Theater Company's completely delightful revised version, ENT…

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VIDEO: The Ball Scene Goes Mainstream in the Trailer for Season Two of POSE by Stage Tube

FX has released the first trailer for the second season ofFX'sPose, which highlights transgender lifein 1990s New York City.

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VIDEO: Ben Platt Talks Being One Away From an EGOT, Performs 'Grow As We Go' by TV News Desk

Ben Platt was a guest on Thursday night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live to talk about his new album 'Sing to Me Instead.' During the interview, Platttalks about winning an Emmy, Grammy and To…

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Lilly Awards Honor Jayne Houdyshell and Glenda Jackson by American Theatre Editors

The actors were among those honored at the annual awards for women in theatre.

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Why Roger Federer is the most graceful athlete of our time by Sarah L. Kaufman

A dance critic on the pleasures of watching the elegant tennis star, who belongs equally to the realm of aesthetics as to sports.

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Five Questions with Audrey Burgoon by Christa Skiles

ITO encourages Thespians to explore outside their box The post Five Questions with Audrey Burgoon appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Jack Katz, an East Bay artist from the Golden Age of comics, continues to create by Peter Hegarty

Jack Katz, an artist from the Golden Age of comic books, is working on "Beyond the Beyond," a graphic novel.

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60-plus years later, ‘West Side Story’ endures and thrives, including a new production at 5th Avenue Theatre by Misha Berson

As a new run of "West Side Story" at the 5th Avenue Theatre approaches, this Broadway classic based on Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” remains popular and current across generations. …

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‘Interesting & strangely intimate experience’: ANNA – National Theatre ★★★★ by Rev Stan

Anna at the National Theatre is a taut thriller and an interesting and different play watching experience.

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From the Archives: Patti LuPone Finally Brought Down the House in Gypsy With the 2008 Revival by Andrew Gans

In honor of Gypsy's 60th anniversary, we look back to when LuPone took the stage as Rose in the Arthur Laurents-directed production—and earned her second Tony Award.

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Music Interview: From Bass Goddess to Singer/Songwriter — Tal Wilkenfeld by Jason M. Rubin

With the release of her second solo album, Tal Wilkenfeld has become more than a bass virtuoso: she's a sensitive songwriter, expressive singer, and capable guitarist. The post Music Intervi…

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Should Rio De Janeiro Commemorate Its History Of Slavery Or Move On From It? No One Can Decide by Artsjournal1

“For some, commemorating slavery is a vital part of addressing contemporary injustices. For others, it is a distraction [from those injustices]” and other pressing problems. The debate i…

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After 20 Years, Australian Ballet Artistic Director David McAllister To Step Down by Artsjournal1

He joined the company in 1983 and grew to become one of its stars, and in 2001 he became the boss. When he departs in 2020, McAllister will have been the longest-serving artistic director in…

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Voice-Of-America-Service For Cuba Fails To Meet Basic Journalism Standards: U.S. Study by Artsjournal1

“The analysis of content aired and published by Radio and Television Martí, a sister agency to the better-known Voice of America, was launched by the broadcasters’ parent organization.…

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Utah Symphony Music Director Thierry Fischer To Depart In 2022 by Artsjournal1

When the Swiss conductor, now 61, steps down, he’ll have been at the orchestra’s helm for 13 years. The end of his contract term coincides with that of the musicians’ labor agreement. …

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Broadway Adaptation Of ‘Magic Mike’ Suspended Following Exodus Of Show’s Writers by Artsjournal1

“The musical has canceled its [preview] engagement at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre, which was supposed to start this November. … Magic Mike: The Musical‘s writer Roberto Aguirre…

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Richard Winsor Will Play Tony Manero In SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER On Tour by BroadwayWorld

Richard Winsor will be leading the Autumn 2019 tour of Bill Kenwright's reimagined and revitalized production of Saturday Night Fever, as the iconic Tony Manero.

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Blueleaf Theatre Announce Line-Up For A New Leaf At The Old Red Theatre by BroadwayWorld

The line-up was announced today for Blueleaf Theatre's new writing event, A New Leaf, at The Old Red Lion Theatre. The event is a showcase of six exciting new scripts in development, directe…

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Global Roundup 5/24 - Hugh Jackman's DEAR EVAN HANSEN Solo, Lea Michele's THE LITTLE MERMAID, SPONGEBOB on Tour and More! by Bww Special

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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People You Should Know . . . Christina Liang by Zack Calhoon

Christina Liang (actor) Her credits include Quack (Alley Theatre), Issei, He Say (NJ Rep), In The Line (Project Y Theatre), A Christmas Carol (ACT), Ah, Wilderness (ACT), Love and Infor…

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Herman Wouk, author, 1915-2019

A prolific American talent who defied the snobbery of literary critics

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Jill Senter ‘Celebrate the Moment’ by Sandi Durell

  by Susan Hasho   Led by actress/singer Jill Senter and featuring Rob Langeder, Lyle Smith Mitchell and Sophia Tzougros, Celebrate the Moment is a revue, an honest-to-god revue. It featur…

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REVIEW: Vincent River, Trafalgar Studios 2, London ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Philip Ridley's play Vincent River starring Louise Jameson and Thomas Mahy now playing at Trafalgar Studios. This post REVIEW: Vincent River, Trafalgar S…

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‘It’s rather a case of a good cast in search of a better show’: MAN OF LA MANCHA – West End ★★★ by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

Despite the best efforts of Kelsey Grammer in the lead role, this leaden and often down right confusing revival of Man of La Mancha at the London Coliseum is unlikely to give the show new im…

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Gracie Fields: The extraordinarily ordinary box-office smash by Michael Quinn

One of Britain’s biggest stars of the 20th century, Gracie Fields typified the talent and graft required to sustain success through changing

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Get a First Listen to Wicked Star Hannah Corneau Singing a Track From New Musical Renascence by Logan Culwell-Block

The Off-Broadway cast album is available May 24 from Broadway Records.

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Kimberley Walsh: ‘I get why people are sceptical about star casting in theatre’ by Matthew Hemley

Former Girls Aloud singer Kimberley Walsh has said she understands “sceptical views” on star casting in the West End, as she prepares

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Caissie Levy Will Play London Concert This Fall by BroadwayWorld

Caissie Levy comes to London on Sunday 15th September 2019 at 6.30pm.

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Rebecca Pow appointed culture minister in reshuffle by Georgia Snow

Rebecca Pow has been appointed culture minister, following a reshuffle that saw Michael Ellis leave the job for a position in the

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BWW Review: BLUEPRINT MEDEA, Finborough Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Medea Ruth D'Silva becomes a Kurdish militant seeking asylum in the UK. Blueprint Medea tracks her journey from 2006 to 2016 as she leaves her home country, meets Jason Max Rinehart, and the…

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Frank Bowling: the British-Guyanese artist on his 60-year transatlantic career

His forthcoming retrospective at Tate is long overdue

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Snapshot: Laura Pannack at the Blast! Festival

Four teenagers are the latest subjects in a long-romanticised tradition of youth portraiture

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Humanity and genius in the sketches of Leonardo da Vinci

The Queen’s Gallery is the standout among this year’s global exhibitions marking Leonardo’s death in 1519

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Flying Lotus: Flamagra

Steven Ellison’s latest album as Flying Lotus offers up 27 tracks that head off in a multitude of directions

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Cate Le Bon: Reward

In her fifth studio album, the Welsh singer-songwriter channels furniture making and free-spiritedness

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John Renbourn: Unpentangled: The Sixties Albums

This set of albums focuses on the guitarist’s early work

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Morrissey: California Son

The latest from the former Smiths frontman delivers some diverting covers and some utterly unlistenable notes

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Spell Songs delivers hopeful cry for nature

Music based on ‘The Lost Words’ demonstrates power of art amid environmental crisis

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Weinberg: Symphonies Nos 2 and 21

The Soviet Polish-Jewish composer, a rarely heard friend of Shostakovich, is now the subject of a two-disc set

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Brad Mehldau: Finding Gabriel

The American pianist’s new album takes inspiration from the Bible and features an eclectic range of musicians and singers

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Ups and downs in the salerooms

New York takeaways; Aboriginal art in Manhattan; drawing’s new age; stolen Stiks; London gallerist’s Margate move

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‘The casting of this play is on point’: OUR TOWN – Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre by Laura Kressly

All of the actors in Our Town create a beautiful puzzle of different personalities, dynamics and ages that really make their performance shine as a whole.

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

#MischiefMay: Celebrating 1,999 performances (sort of) with The Play That Goes Wrong‘s West End cast by Terri Paddock

#MischiefMay is all about celebrating the world-dominating success of the comedy genius of Mischief Theatre onstage (running on all continents except Antarctica) and, increasingly, onscreen.…

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Paul O’Grady, Matt Baker and Gary Wilmot to star in 2019 London Palladium Panto by Giverny Masso

Paul O’Grady, Matt Baker and Gary Wilmot are to star in this years London Palladium panto. The production of Goldilocks and the

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Laura Osnes & Tony Yazbeck: An Evening with Gershwin’s Greatest Hits & More by Sandi Durell

  By Steve Nardoni   At Feinstein/s 54 Below we were delighted to share a table with two charming young women, Sophie Huisken and Sidney Peebler, undergraduates at NYU and the New York Co…

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Good Omens, Amazon/BBC2 — a romp through history and myth

Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s 1990 novel is adapted for screen with Michael Sheen and David Tennant leading an all-star cast

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The Planets — Brian Cox returns with the story of the solar system

In this new five-part BBC series, the professor charts the improbable histories of Earth and its neighbours

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On digital: Green Book / Vice

A white bouncer driving a black pianist through the divided Deep South; A satirical biopic for millennials

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When They See Us, Netflix — Ava DuVernay takes on an infamous miscarriage of justice

DuVernay’s new series dramatises the Central Park Jogger case of 1989 in which five teenagers were wrongly convicted of rape

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Harper Regan review at Tabard Theatre, London – ‘a lack of quiet and subtlety’ by Grace Wood

Harper Regan debuted in 2008 at the Cottesloe, National Theatre, and has been revived by Contentment Productions – recently launched to champion

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Character study: The gods, Chers and cowboys taking over Broadway by Caitlin Huston

This season, Broadway was populated by silver-tongued deities, a triumvirate of Chers and a band of edgy ranchers, to name a few. Some of this season’s roles were written with specific act…

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True Copy review at Brighton Festival – ‘ingenious caper about a true-life art forger’ by Bella Todd

“A good background story increases a work’s value,” says Geert Jan Jansen in this ingenious caper about his life as a master

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Lagrime di San Pietro review at Barbican, London – ‘potent staging of a Renaissance masterpiece’ by Inge Kjemtrup

On the day of the European Union elections, to see Peter Sellars’ staged version of an a cappella Renaissance choral work, Orlando

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Kiln Theatre Announces Gala Event To Celebrate First Anniversary In The Newly Refurbished Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Kiln Theatre has announced a special one-off fundraising gala on 5 September, one year to the day since the newly refurbished theatre reopened on Kilburn High Road.

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GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS Comes to the London Palladium by BroadwayWorld

Qdos Entertainment today Friday 24 May 2019 announce that Paul O'Grady will return to the London Palladium in Goldilocks and the Three Bears to play The Evil Ringmaster. Joining O'Grady and …

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Review: 2100: A Space Novelty, Brighton Fringe by Theo Summers

Review: 2100: A Space Novelty, Brighton Fringe3.0Overall ScoreCut Mustard Theatre presents 2100: A Space Novelty at The Old Market as part of Brighton Fringe’s Nordic Season. The internati…

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Review: Rite of Spring, The Place by Madeline Lee

Review: Rite of Spring, The Place 3.0Overall Score Rite of Spring is an innovative take on the 1913 avant-garde ballet. Backed by Igor Stravinsky’s colossal score, that music alone is sure…

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BWW Interview: Tom Brennan Talks EDUCATION, EDUCATION, EDUCATION at Trafalgar Studios by Gary Naylor

Tom Brennan explains that what you want, what you really, really want, is a comedy set in a school in May 1997.

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Dead Dog in a Suitcase (And Other Love Songs) review at Lyric Hammersmith – ‘crackles into life, then explodes into anarchy’ by Rosemary Waugh

Shows by Cornwall’s Kneehigh theatre company can by roughly divided into two categories. There’s the balladic, heart-breaking ones such as Tristan and

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Family slide shows: photographer Michael Collins’ Kodachrome collection

A dreamlike glimpse of British life half a century ago

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‘Wonderfully warm & affectionate’: BOOM BANG-A-BANG – Above the Stag Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Jonathan Harvey’s delightfully funny comedy Boom Bang-A-Bang exploring relationships and how quickly they can disintegrate is sharply brought to life in this engaging production.

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Furniture for the great outdoors

Inject style into your garden with these playful designs

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Brown furniture is back

Antique wooden pieces have rarely been so cheap, so now is the time to treat yourself to a piece of history

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What lies beneath: the secret history of lino

Organic, hard-wearing and sustainable: the ultimate mid-century flooring material is back

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How to pack the garden when moving home

Relocating does not have to mean leaving beloved shrubs or trees behind

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The designer who brings ancient material up to date

Dutch designer Christien Meindertsma fashions linen into striking contemporary objects

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Late-spring garden diary: my fight with a hedge

A new chainsaw is put to work, while clearance uncovers delightful and grisly surprises

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

2019 Palladium pantomime and initial casting announced by Robin Johnson

This year's Palladium panto is Goldilocks And The Three Bears - and better still, a star-studded cast is returning, joined by BBC One star Matt Baker! The post 2019 Palladium pantomime and i…

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Even in America, the law has its limits

Radio 4’s controller goes on the road with the Reith Lectures

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Philanthropy Fail: How Museums Got Hammered at the Major Spring Auctions by Artsjournal1

“The evening Impressionist/Modern and Contemporary sales at Christie’s this month felt like a bit of a throwback to the old days when more museum-quality works graced the sale catalogues…

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A Few Recent Releases by Artsjournal1

The staff gauged the rate at which the postwoman is depositing new releases in the Rifftides mailbox and decided that we should pick up the pace of telling you about some of them. – Doug R…

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BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at St Nicholas' Rest Garden by Fiona Scott

The Lord Chaimberlain's Men return to Brighton Festival with their dreamy production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. This year the all-male Shakespeare outdoor theatre company are launching th…

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‘Tense, beautifully calibrated revival’: VINCENT RIVER – Trafalgar Studios ★★★★ by Carole Woddis

Philip Ridley and Robert Chevara’s production of Vincent River emerges as a masterful depiction of oppositional but mutual need unexpectedly producing a healing catharsis.

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: AMELIE, New Wimbledon Theatre by Aliya Al-Hassan

It is the irresistible tale of a lonely Parisian waitress who tries to spread happiness in the lives of others, set in a fantasy world. Having been significantly reworked since appearing on …

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Are you prepared for your financial future? by Admin

Is there actually such a thing as financial freedom, or is that a myth like the Tooth Fairy? Is financial freedom, or even financial stability, a lofty goal that only very few can attain? As…

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“Capriccio” at Teatro Real, Madrid by Blouin Artinfo

“Capriccio” will be on stage from May 27 through June 14, 2019, at Teatro Real, Madrid.Writing about the synopsis, the website of Teatro Real states: “In ‘Capriccio, Richard Strauss …

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Liverpool’s Boisterous Theatre founders: ‘First-timers tell us they didn’t know theatre could be like that’ by Catherine Jones

Boisterous Theatre Company is the brainchild of writer Maurice Bessman and director Miriam Mussa. They felt that, despite improvements, creatives from ethnic

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Helen Dallimore by Arts Review

Who is Helen Dallimore? A middle-aged mother and jobbing actress, lucky enough to make a living out of doing what I love. What would you do differently to what you do now? I’d be better wi…

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“The Fiery Angel” at Teatro Costanzi, Rome by Blouin Artinfo

Considered one of the most challenging operas by Sergei Prokofiev, “The Fiery Angel” is on stage at Teatro Costanzi, Rome through June 1, 2019.Speaking about the opera Emma Dante, the di…

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Paramount Network Names Lauren Dolgen Senior Vice President, Unscripted Development and Production by Blouin Artinfo

Paramount Network has appointed the former head of BuzzFeed Studios Lauren Dolgen as the brand’s SVP of unscripted development and production. Dolgen, who is based in Los Angeles, starts o…

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Bobby Fox: The Irish Boy by Arts Review

One of the brightest stars in Australia’s entertainment industry, Bobby Fox will premiere his new cabaret The Irish Boy at the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday 5 June, before playing the A…

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Call Answered: Ana Sophia Heger: CBS' "Life In Pieces" by Adam Rothenberg

One of my favorite interviews on “Call Me Adam” are with performers just starting out in their career and then getting to see where they go. At just six years old, Ana Sophia Heger, has …

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

“Game of Thrones” Concludes, Fans Demand Remake by Blouin Artinfo

Millions across the world were disappointed and angered by the conclusion of “Game of Thrones” Season 8. Watched by a record 19.3 million viewers across HBO’s platforms on May 19, the …

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Rob Tannion to leave Circus Oz after transforming the company by Arts Review

Circus Oz has announced that Artistic Director and Co-CEO Rob Tannion will leave the company at the end of June 2019 – as he accepts a fantastic opportunity with Cirque du Soleil. Since be…

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Nicholas Carter conducts Beethoven & Bruckner by Arts Review

The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) and Melbourne Recital Centre are thrilled to announce internationally feted Australian conductor Nicholas Carter will lead the ANAM Orchestra …

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Unrule by Arts Review

Inspired by true tales of body horror and the prom scene from Carrie – Unrule is a spooky-scary and comedic premiere that teases apart our complicated relationships with female bodies at T…

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What Does It Take for a Woman to Be Labeled Mad? Onstage, Not Much. by Laura Cappelle

Tales of women losing their grip on reality don’t exist in a void. They fit into broader cultural narratives.

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Disney's Live-Action Aladdin Arrives in Movie Theatres May 24 by Playbill Staff

The movie features the Alan Menken-Tim Rice-Howard Ashman songs from the 1992 original, plus a new tune co-written by Pasek and Paul.

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New thinking is needed as the gloss drips off the art market

The gradual eclipse of the Old Masters and Impressionist worlds is a cautionary tale

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Instagram threatens to stifle a new generation of poets

The social platform has proved an ideal forum but algorithms are commoditising Instapoetry

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Why Irish Rep's Mounting of O'Casey's Dublin Trilogy Is a Major Event - Artistic director Charlotte Moore talks about the company's ambitious undertak

Artistic director Charlotte Moore talks about the company's ambitious undertaking---It's been about 60 years since Charlotte Moore, as a college student in St. Louis, discovered the work of …

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Beetlejuice Star Sophia Anne Caruso’s Most Memorable Nights Onstage by Andrew Gans

Theatre World Award winner Caruso, who is currently playing Lydia in the Tony-nominated musical Beetlejuice, recalls several stage mishaps.

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Michael R. Jackson’s A Strange Loop Begins at Playwrights Horizons by Olivia Clement

The new musical, a look at the innermost thoughts of a queer, Black musical theatre writer, kicks off its world premiere May 24.

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