Monday, June 17, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Funding announced for regional artists and communities in Victoria by Arts Review

Thirteen projects in Victoria have received $129,285 in funding through the Australian Government’s highly competitive Regional Arts Fund, delivered in Victoria by Regional Arts Victoria. …

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‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ by the Rude Mechanicals at the Greenbelt Arts Center by Bob Ashby

Tennessee Williams famously wrote fragile female leads: Laura, delicate and easily shattered; Blanche, already defeated before she is forced to rely upon the kindness of strangers. Not so wi…

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Much Ado About Nothing by Wendy Caster

This isn't exactly a review because I wasn't able to see the whole show. But here are some thoughts based on what I saw. The rhythms of African-American casual conversation fit beautifully …

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A Strange Loop Review: Black, big, gay writer gets navel-gazy and tuneful by New York Theater

“A Strange Loop” is a musical about a big, gay black guy who is struggling to write a musical about a big, gay black guy who is struggling….. Michael R. Jackson, the musical’s talent…

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Celebrations Two Legends Remembered During PRIDE Month by Patricia Contino

It’s been 30 years since photographer  Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989) and choreographer Alvin Ailey (1931-1989) died from AIDS.  The June-long celebration of civil rights and respect …

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Bangarra Dance Theatre: 30 years of sixty five thousand by Deborah Jones

Bangarra Dance Theatre, Sydney Opera House, June 14 What a marvellous idea to include Jiří Kylián’s Stamping Ground in this celebration of Bangarra’s three decades of dance. It’s …

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: ‘A Strange Loop’ Is a Self-Portrait in a Hall of Mirrors by Ben Brantley

Michael R. Jackson’s gutsy, exasperated musical is set within the mind of a black, queer man who’s writing a musical about a black, queer man who’s writing a musical …

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People You Should Know . . . Ben Page by Zack Calhoon

Ben Page is an emerging composer/actor from Toronto, Canada and the fastest shawarma eater east of the Don Valley. Ben has played piano for virtually his entire life but refused to practice …

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People You Should Know . . . Susanna Wolk by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Arif Silverman) Susanna Wolk is a New York based director whose work has been seen at 54 Below, New York Fringe Festival, Access Theatre, Dixon Place, the PIT, The Flea, Theatre Ro…

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Off-Broadway Review: “A Strange Loop” at Playwrights Horizons by David Roberts

Last season, two off-Broadway plays – “Daddy” and “Slave Play” (both by Jeremy O. Harris) – highlighted significant issues about the self-identity of young black gay and queer me…

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A Mysterious And Shadowy Literary Fellowship That Existed In Secret And Then Was Abruptly Canceled by Artsjournal

“I remember more experienced writers telling me that I should say yes to every opportunity until I had earned the privilege to say no. But hope is both a strength and a weakness; it takes …

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Edinburgh International Festival Faces Big Cuts by Artsjournal

The proposal would mean the EIF has taken a 19.4% cut in its funding since 2015/16. EIF director Fergus Linehan questioned the lack of a strategic plan for the festival, which took £3.8 mil…

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Why Is There Still A Stigma About Males Dancing? by Artsjournal

Data compiled by Doug Risner, a professor of dance at Wayne State University in Detroit, shows that only 32 percent of male dancers have fathers who support their desire to dance. Typically,…

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BYUNGKOO AHN: ‘13 FRUITCAKES’ (REVIEW FROM NEW YORK) by Robert Shuman

By Bob Shuman Byungkoo Ahn’s distillation of the lives of Leonardo da Vinci, Alan Turing, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Hans Christian Andersen, among others, works so effectively—and is so dif…

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Theatre Review: ‘Disaster!’ at Cockpit-In-Court by Timoth David Copney

“Disaster, the Musical!” is anything but in its current incarnation at Cockpit-In-Court.  Whatever the opposite of disaster is by definition, this is it. Cockpit has kicked off their 20…

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Theatre Review: ‘Pride and Joy’ at Patricia & Art Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric by Susan Brall

“Pride and Joy: The Marvin Gaye Musical” played this past weekend at Patricia & Art Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric in Baltimore, Maryland.  This is a touring company, an…

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Theatre Review: ‘Charley’s Aunt’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse by Susan Brall

“Charley’s Aunt” by Brandon Thomas, produced by Maureen Rogers and directed by Patrick Pase is now playing at the Laurel Mill Playhouse on historic Main Street in Laurel, MD. The play,…

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Aladdin Standout Michael James Scott Is Broadway.com's Next Vlogger by Andy Lefkowitz

Michael James Scott, the showstopping actor currently appearing on Broadway as Genie in Aladdin, has signed on to lead Broadway.com's new vlog—"Live from the Lamp"—starting on June 25. T…

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Gary Busey to Star as God in New Off-Broadway Musical Only Human by Andy Lefkowitz

Oscar-nominated actor Gary Busey will portray the Almighty this fall in the world premiere pop-rock musical Only Human. Previews will begin on October 8 ahead of an October 21 opening night …

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Pretty Woman Alum Tommy Bracco Will Compete on Season 21 of CBS' Big Brother by Andy Lefkowitz

Tommy Bracco, the Broadway alum most recently seen as Giulio in Pretty Woman: The Musical, will take to the small screen as part of the 21st season of the CBS reality series Big Brother. The…

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Get a Glimpse at Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler & the Cast of the West Side Story Movie in Action by Lindsey Sullivan

Something's coming, something good! We knew filming of Tony Kushner and Steven Spielberg's upcoming West Side Story film remake would start this summer. The eagerly anticipated film, starrin…

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This Week's #LiveAtFive Guests Include Waitress Star Shoshana Bean, Beetlejuice's Leslie Kritzer & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway.com's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take quest…

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Hillary and Clinton, Starring Laurie Metcalf & John Lithgow, Moves Up Broadway Closing Date by Andy Lefkowitz

Lucas Hnath's new play Hillary and Clinton will conclude its Broadway run earlier than expected. Originally scheduled to play a limited engagement through July 21, the play will now close on…

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Time to Dance! Broadway's The Prom Will Launch a National Tour in 2021 by Ryan Gilbert

Make people see how the world could one day be! The popular Broadway musical The Prom, named Broadway.com’s 2018 Show of the Year and winner of the 2019 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Mu…

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Debra Messing Will Return to Broadway in Noah Haidle's New Play Birthday Candles by Andy Lefkowitz

Debra Messing is headed back to the Great White Way. The beloved stage-and-screen star will headline Noah Haidle's Broadway-debut play Birthday Candles next spring at the American Airline…

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London On Your Feet! Star Christie Prades on Meeting Gloria Estefan, Making Her West End Debut & More by Matt Wolf

Cuban-American performer Christie Prades is headlining the London premiere of On Your Feet!, the Broadway musical about Gloria Estefan opening June 27 at the London Coliseum, following a sho…

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Annette Bening, Kenny Leon & More Join Actors Fund's Board of Trustees by Broadway.com

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization with a mission of fostering stability and resiliency and providing a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals …

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Odds & Ends: The Secret Life of Bees Musical Extends Off-Broadway & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. The Secret Life of Bees Musical Extends Off-Broadway The acclaimed new musical adaptation of Sue Monk Kidd's i…

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Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning Productions Reap the Benefits of Their New High-Profile Status by Broadway.com

The week following the 73rd annual Tony Awards saw box office jumps for a number of shows newly named Tony Award winners. Productions that saw increases include Tony-winning musical Hadestow…

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Broadway Bares: Take Off Raises Record-Breaking $2,006,192 for BC/EFA by Broadway.com

A spectacular romp around the world with 192 of NYC's best dancers and two standing-room-only audiences led to a sensational evening of record-breaking modern-day burlesque at Broadway Bares…

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Charlie Pollock of Pretty Woman by Broadway.com

Charlie Pollock stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about Pretty Woman and more with Beth Stevens.

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A Strange Loop: The Cycle of Life, on Repeat by Elysa Gardner

★★★★Michael J. Jackson takes on identity, and Tyler Perry, in a funny, haunting and truly original new musical The post A Strange Loop: The Cycle of Life, on Repeat appeared first on…

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New Musical ‘A Strange Loop’ Circles in on Self-Discovery by David Cote

In 'A Strange Loop,' identity crisis drives a dense, whirling vortex of satire and self-discovery to dazzling effect.

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Theatre Review: ‘Falsettos’ at The Kennedy Center by Jeannette Mulherin

  ‘Love is love,’ is a turn of phrase we hear often during pride month. The Tony-nominated musical “Falsettos,” a theatrical milestone in the movement for LGBTQ liberation, has arri…

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Theatre Review: ‘The Oldest Boy’ at Spooky Action Theater by Mary Ann Johnson

Imagine that two monks show up at your house, politely knocking and bowing, and then want to discuss taking your three-year-old son back to India because he is believed to be the reincarnati…

Linked From mdtheatreguide.com at 07:39PM

Theatre Review: ‘Gwen & Ida: The Object Is of No Importance’ at Nu Sass Productions by Mary Ann Johnson

I am officially besotted with Ida Lupino after seeing ‘Gwen & Ida: The Object Is of No Importance’; I was so intrigued by the character onstage (gracefully played with steely resolve…

Linked From mdtheatreguide.com at 07:29PM

Livestreaming a performance of Alice's Wonderland

By . The VORTEX in Austin, Texas presents Alice’s Wonderland by Ingrid Oslund, livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network on Friday 26 July at 6 …

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Broadway Takes $34M In Week 3; ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Re-Breaks House Record, ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Gets Next To One by Greg Evans

While Gary and Hillary announced their Broadway leave-taking amidst the post-Tonys fallout, a greater number of productions saw their fortunes burnished in the afterglow of the nationwide tr…

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Welcome to Support the Arts 2020! by Kevin Kennison

We, as Americans, live in a participatory democracy. Let’s all participate. Get your circle and extended circle to participate and get involved in any way that you and they can. Just like …

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Deal of the art —Drahi brings hammer down on Sotheby’s

‘I am making this investment for my family,’ says telecom and media entrepreneur after spending $3.7bn

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 6/16/19

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 6/16/2019.

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Arts for Autism Benefit Announces Full Lineup of Stars; Betsy Wolfe, Jelani Remy, and More

Part Broadway phenomenon, part educational experience and a night of inspiration; join three-time host and Tony Award winning legend Kelli O'Hara at the iconic Gershwin Theatre on Monday, Ju…

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VIDEO: Inside The Record-Breaking 2019 BROADWAY BARES: TAKE OFF

A spectacular romp around the world with 192 of NYC's sexiest dancers and two wild and worldly standing-room-only audiences led to a sensational evening of record-breaking modern-day burlesq…

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 6/17

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the…

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VIDEO: Sharrod Williams Takes Over Instagram at The Muny's Guys and Dolls!

We lucked out this weekend as Sharrod Williams took BroadwayWorld behind the scenes at The Muni's first show of their 101st season, Guys and Dolls! So in case you missed it (or just want to …

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Broadway’s ‘The Notebook’ Producers & Creative Team “Encouraged” By Author Nicholas Sparks’ Statement Of LGBTQ+ Support by Greg Evans

The producers and creative team behind Broadway’s upcoming musical adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ The Notebook say they are “encouraged” by the author’s “strong statement of supp…

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TCG Announces 2019 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards by American Theatre Editors

Thirteen productions will receive support to extend rehearsal and development time for new plays and musicals.

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With a trumpet fox trot and the roar of a siren, Inscape delivers Hindemith by Charles T. Downey

At the National Gallery of Art, the chamber orchestra showed the composer’s many sides.

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Emma Grimsley Joins THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Tour as Christine

Emma Grimsley will assume the role of 'Christine Daae' beginning August 7 when the spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, currently on tour in North Am…

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The 29th Annual Broadway Bares Achieves Liftoff With Record-Breaking Haul by Dan Meyer

For the first year ever, the pre-show Stripathon fundraiser brought in over $1 million.

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Watch Highlights From Broadway Bares: Take Off by Dan Meyer

For the first year ever, the pre-show Stripathon fundraiser brought in over $1 million.

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A Look at Yerma at Huntington Theatre Company by Marc J. Franklin

Melinda Lopez’ adaptation of Federico Garcia Lorca’s play opened in Boston June 12.

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Baltimore Symphony’s Financial Situation Was Much Worse Than Outsiders Knew by Artsjournal

Financial documents obtained by The Baltimore Sun and interviews with three of the symphony’s key decision-makers reveal that the organization’s efforts were predicated on the thinnest o…

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Prize-winning Architects Pledge To Combat Climate Change by Artsjournal

A whole host of Stirling Prize-winning architecture practices have declared an emergency in response to accelerating climate change. Calling for a “paradigm shift”, they unveiled 11 p…

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Biggest Threat To Machu Picchu? Museumification by Artsjournal

“The museumification process of a living cultural landscape and the consequences of the loss of ancestral knowledge in managing water, agriculture, sustainable production and occupation of…

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A Massive Grandiose Digital Mural Seeks To “Explain” San Francisco by Artsjournal

There’s an idea in vogue that if an artist or writer can just talk to enough different people about their experiences in the city, they can give us a clear vision of San Francisco as it is…

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Addicted To Your Phone? Unlikely – It’s Likely Social Norms… by Artsjournal

The distinction is critical: Whereas addiction is something people experience mostly as individuals, social norms are shared mental states shaped by the views and beliefs of other members of…

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Making Sense of The Complicated Havana Bienal by Artsjournal

The Cuban government, which regularly arrests artists and journalists, also expected to welcome a record-breaking 5.1 million tourists this year. Cuba’s leaders are well aware that cultura…

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Northern Canadian Musicians Are Hot Right Now. But Remoteness Costs by Artsjournal

In the past 10 years, northern and Indigenous music has been winning over bigger and bigger audiences, and some artists have leveraged that into international recognition. But the cost of …

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Remembering Dr. John by Artsjournal

Mac made every recording session, every gig, and every musical encounter better just by being there. He knew what to add. He knew what to subtract. He brought the best out of everyone in the…

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How Post-Modernism Has Shaped Our Culture (And Our Debates) by Artsjournal

“In the era of Donald Trump — and YouTube — the most fevered version of the case against postmodernism has become increasingly visible. That is, the claim that a coalition of critical …

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Detective Mystery: Where Is The $450 Million Salvator Mundi? by Artsjournal

The most common theory is that the 500-year-old artwork is sitting in storage in Switzerland — specifically in Geneva, where, according to The New York Times, more than a million works of…

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Too Many People Want To Go To Burning Man by Artsjournal

Burning Man organizers had proposed raising the current 80,000 limit as high as 100,000 in coming years. But the Bureau of Land Management said in releasing the final environmental impact st…

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The Nine Movies And Operas That Defined Franco Zeffirelli’s Work by Artsjournal

The critics sometimes found his work overstuffed, with more attention paid to décor than to human beings. But audiences ate it up for decades. – The New York Times

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How The Trump Era Has Changed Comedy by Artsjournal

“When satire is doing a good job, it’s not just punching up. It’s reminding us of our complicity.” But there’s no double meaning in outrage: “Outrage tells you, ‘Here is the th…

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Genius From A Different Time: Elon Musk Is A Throwback Entrepreneur by Artsjournal

“His personality isn’t so different from one of those determined entrepreneurs from the 1900s who wanted to stick a motor on a carriage and get people moving without having to hitch a ho…

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How Independent Bookstores Are Becoming Hip Again by Artsjournal

Across Britain and Ireland indies are doing what they do best: hosting readings and signings, cooking up literary lunches and generally feeding curiosity. Bookshop crawls are quite the thing…

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New Berlin “Super-Museum” Gets Delayed by Artsjournal

The opening of a €600m super-museum in Berlin has been postponed to next year, raising sceptical eyebrows among locals wary of the German capital’s growing tendency to deliver large publ…

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Study: Busting Stereotypes Of What Millennials Are (And Aren’t) by Artsjournal

Today’s young adults are just as likely to endorse traditional racial and gender stereotypes as members of previous generations. And by age 30, those who have earned college degrees enjoy …

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Marin Alsop On Being A Pioneering Woman Conductor by Artsjournal

Despite the progress made in recent years, she said, female conductors were still judged differently from their male counterparts while on the podium. “The thing about conducting is it’s…

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Leonard Cohen Letters Sell For Five Times Estimates At Auction by Artsjournal

The top letter, in which Cohen wrote in December 1960 about being “alone with the vast dictionaries of language,” fetched almost $75,000 compared to an original high estimate of $13,000.…

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Debra Messing to Star in Broadway Bound Birthday Candles by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Roundabout Theatre Company Artistic Director Todd Haimes has announced that star of stage and screen Debra Messing will come to Broadway in 2020 in a production of Noah Haidle’s Birthday C…

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Grosses Analysis: Ain't Too Proud, Beetlejuice, More Take in Tony Awards Boost by Ryan McPhee

The Temptations musical celebrated its highest gross to date the week after Broadway's biggest night.

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What Did Liza Minnelli Say to Leslie Kritzer Backstage at Funny Girl? by Seth Rudetsky

This week Seth reminisces with the Beetlejuice stand-out and talks to future stars from LaGuardia High School, the famous New York City school that inspired the movie Fame.

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The Prom Sets Tour and Licensing Rights by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Prom, the inspiring new musical comedy with a score by Chad Beguelin (Aladdin) and Matthew Sklar (Elf), and a book by Beguelin and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone), will take the festiv…

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See Ain’t Too Proud Celebrate 100 Performances on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Tony-nominated musical about The Temptations opened March 21 at the Imperial Theatre.

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Annette Bening, Kenny Leon, and More Join Board of The Actors Fund

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization with a mission of fostering stability and resiliency and providing a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals …

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Photo Coverage: ROCK OF AGES Gets Ready for NYC Return!

ROCK OF AGES is returning to the New York stage this summer in a special 10th Anniversary Production at New World Stages! The return production of the musical begins performances on Wednesda…

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Photo Flash: George Takei Visits OKLAHOMA!

Actor and activist George Takei, in town for Stonewall 50 celebration, took in a piece of America at the Tony Award winning revival of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!" at Circle in th…

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VIDEO: On This Day, June 17 - ON YOUR FEET! Brings The Rhythm To Broadway!

On this day in 2015, the Gloria Estefan bio-musical On Your Feet! opened on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre!

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Photo Flash: AIN'T TOO PROUD Celebrates 100th Broadway Performance!

The Tony-winning production of Ain't Too Proud, currently playing Broadway's legendary Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street), just celebrated a milestone- 100 performances on Broadway!

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Debra Messing is returning to Broadway to light ‘Birthday Candles’ by Barbara Hoffman

Theatergoers can watch Debra Messing age before their eyes next spring. In Noah Haidle’s new play, “Birthday Candles,” the star of “Will & Grace” — both past and rebooted —…

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'Elizabeth Rex' at Oak Park Festival Theatre is a worthy 'distraction' for Shakespeare fans by Kerry Reid

The play’s the thing wherein to catch the conscience of the queen in Timothy Findley’s 2001 drama “Elizabeth Rex,” now in an al fresco staging with Oak Park Festival Theatre. Fitting…

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‘Elizabeth Rex’ at Oak Park Festival Theatre is a worthy ‘distraction’ for Shakespeare fans by Kerry Reid

The play’s the thing wherein to catch the conscience of the queen in Timothy Findley’s 2001 drama “Elizabeth Rex,” now in an al fresco staging with Oak Park Festival Theatre. Fitting…

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Annette Bening, Kenny Leon, and More Elected to The Actors Fund Board of Trustees by Dan Meyer

Also announced was the re-election of Brian Stokes Mitchell as Chairman of the Board.

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A First Look at David Mamet’s Bitter Wheat in London by Marc J. Franklin

The Harvey Weinstein–inspired drama, starring John Malkovich, is set to open at the Garrick Theatre June 19.

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Livestreaming a performance of black girl love: an adaptation project

By . The VORTEX in Austin, Texas presents black girl love: an adaptation project livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at 

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Review: A One-Act Marathon Anchored by the Armageddon by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Plays in this Ensemble Studio Theater series include stories of the Second Coming told seven ways and two women in search of a hot duck.

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Debra Messing Will Star in ‘Birthday Candles’ on Broadway by Michael Paulson

The Roundabout Theater Company production, which follows a woman’s long life, marks the playwright Noah Haidle’s Broadway debut.

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‘Oh! Calcutta!’ at 50: Still Naked After All These Years by Alexis Soloski

John Lennon and Sam Shepard wrote sketches. The cast was unclothed. And it went on to a two-decade Broadway run. An oral history of one of theater’s unlikeliest hits.

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Exclusive! Watch Justin Matthew Sargent Perform “Framed” from the New Streaming Musical No One Called Ahead

Get a glimpse at a musical number from the new streaming musical No One Called Ahead.

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In powerful 'If I Forget' at Victory Gardens, a family fights over Jewish identity by Chris Jones

In its best moments, Steven Levenson’s “If I Forget” is like a Jewish “August: Osage County,” a relatable familial potboiler that simmers with religious, generational, marital and …

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20 Sizzling Shows to See in New York City This Summer by Mark Robinson

New musical ‘Moulin Rouge!’, Disney’s ‘Hercules’ in Central Park & more

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Breaking: Debra Messing to Star in Roundabout's BIRTHDAY CANDLES on Broadway

Roundabout Theatre Company just announced the New York premiere of Birthday Candles, marking the Broadway debut of playwright Noah Haidle, starring Emmy Award winner Debra Messing, directed…

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RATINGS: YOUNGER Has Highest-Rated Season Premiere Ever in Key Demos

 The season six premiere of TV Land's hit series Younger recorded its highest-rated season premiere ever in the key P25-54 and W25-54 demos on Wednesday, June 12. For L+3 viewing, Youn…

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It's Time to Dance! THE PROM Announces National Tour and Licensing Deal With Theatrical Rights Worldwide

Broadway's award-winning musical THE PROM will launch a National Tour in Providence, Rhode Island at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) in February 2021.

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‘The Prom’ announces national tour by Caitlin Huston

“The Prom” will launch a national tour beginning in Providence, Rhode Island in February 2021. In addition to the tour, “The Prom” announced a worldwide licensing deal with Theatrica…

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Broadway’s ‘The Prom’ To Take Party On The Road With National Tour by Greg Evans

Broadway’s The Prom has a date with the road: The Tony-nominated musical will launch a first national tour in February 2021 in Providence, Rhode Island. The tour was announced today by pro…

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LISTEN: Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Conan O'Brien on Newest Episode of His Podcast

Lin-Manuel Miranda was a guest on this week's episode of Conan's podcast, 'Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend.' The two of them sat down to chat about the perks of youth theatre, rhyming as a supe…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - June 17th - HADESTOWN and THE FERRYMAN Top Growth!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Hadestown (14.90%), Oklahoma! (14.20%), Beetlejuice (13.28%), Tootsie The Musical (6.23%) and Ain't Too Proud (4.84%). The top growing current …

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Broadway's The Prom Will Embark on a National Tour by Ryan McPhee

The musical has also reached a licensing agreement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide.

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Debra Messing Heading To Broadway In ‘Birthday Candles’ New York Premiere by Greg Evans

Debra Messing will return to Broadway next year in a spring production of playwright Noah Haidle’s Birthday Candles. The Roundabout Theatre Company production will mark the New York premie…

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Debra Messing returning to Broadway stage in 2020 by Ruth Kinane

Debra Messing is about to celebrate her birthday on the Broadway stage — kinda. On Monday, Roundabout Theatre Company announced that Messing will star in the New York premiere of Birthday …

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Will & Grace's Debra Messing to Star in Broadway Premiere of Birthday Candles by Olivia Clement

Playwright and screenwriter Noah Haidle will make his Broadway debut in the production from Roundabout.

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Debra Messing to star in Broadway production of ‘Birthday Candles’ by Caitlin Huston

Debra Messing will return to Broadway in Noah Haidle’s play “Birthday Candles.” The play, directed by Vivienne Benesch and produced by Roundabout Theatre Company, will begin preview pe…

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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DCTS and DCMTA big announcement as Capital Fringe tickets go on sale by Lorraine Treanor

As tickets go on sale today for the 2019 Capital Fringe Festival, festival goers are realizing that a record-setting 82 Fringe shows of the 89 show festival will open in the first week of th…

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Watch the Prestigious XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition, Live-Streamed from Russia via Medici.tv by Damian Fowler

See outstanding musicians from all over the world compete at the highest level June 17–29.

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Review: Musical ‘Rent’ back in SF, still stuck in the ’90s by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

The groundbreaking musical 'Rent' has returned to SF, although it plays more like a retro nugget than an urgent look at struggling youth.

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Sotheby’s to be bought by Patrick Drahi for $3.7bn

The world’s two largest auction houses are now privately owned by French billionaires

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Save 25% on Star-Studded INTO THE WOODS with Alice Ripley, Tony Yazbeck, Betsy Wolfe, Kate Shindle, More

Save 25% on the One-Night-Only, Star-Studded production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's INTO THE WOODS on July 8 at The Town Hall in New York City. Get your discount code here!

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Ain’t Too Proud Cast Celebrates Black Music Month With A Cappella 'My Girl' by Dan Meyer

The quintet posted a cover of the Temptations hit—one different from the version heard in the biomusical.

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BWW Interview: Megan Hilty Talks Voicing a Character on T.O.T.S. and Starring in PATSY AND LORETTA

Megan Hilty is voicing K.C., a fun-loving and free-spirited koala, in the new Disney Junior animated series, 'T.O.T.S.' which chronicles the hilarious adventures of best friends Pip and Fr…

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BWW Exclusive: Watch a Scene from Paul Gordon's NO ONE CALLED AHEAD

Apples and Oranges Studios, Judith Manocherian, and Streaming Musicals have just released their latest soundstage musical, No One Called Ahead, which is now available to stream through your…

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Blog for BroadwayWorld This Summer!

As a Student Blogger, you will have the chance to share your experience and personal perspective as a student of the theatrical arts. You must be studying the theatrical arts, but you do NOT…

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Go Inside Rehearsal for Stonewall at the New York City Opera by Marc J. Franklin

The world premiere from composer Iain Bell and Pulitzer-winning librettist Mark Campbell is set to begin performances June 21 ahead of WorldPride.

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Book Review: A Concise, Conscientious Guide to the Life and Work of Alfred Stieglitz by Peter Walsh

The book will stand as a good first stop for anyone interested in Alfred Stieglitz, 20th-century photography, or American modern art. The post Book Review: A Concise, Conscientious Guide to …

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Miami New Drama Sets 2 World Premieres for 2019-20 Season by Atintern1

The season will feature a world premiere play by Michael Leon and a new Louis Armstrong musical.

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TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Holds Open Call for 'Young Tina'

TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL announced today that they are holding online open calls for young actresses to play "Young Anna Mae Bullock" (AKA Young Tina Turner!) in the production opening …

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Jessica Vosk, Julia Murney & More Will Star in New Works at Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Summer Conference

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces casting and creative teams for the summer season of new musicals and plays selected for development at the National Music Theater Conference and N…

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Tina: The Tina Turner Musical to Hold Open Call for Role of Young Tina by Ryan McPhee

The biomusical will open in November at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

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NEWS: Jake Gyllenhaal & Annaleigh Ashford will reprise the roles of George & Dot when Sunday in the Park With George opens in the West End

After oodles of gossip it’s been confirmed that Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford will reprise their lead roles in the New York City Center an…

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‘Hillary and Clinton’ to End Broadway Run Early by Michael Paulson

Lucas Hnath’s play about a familiar-sounding power couple will wrap up on June 23.

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Solo show in SF recounts C.S. Lewis’ odd religious journey by Sue Gilmore

Max McLean channels author C.S. Lewis in "The Most Reluctant Convert" at Herbst Theatre in SF.

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Time travel with Sherlock Holmes in Kinetic's atmospheric 'Speckled Band' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

David Whalen returns to the role of the great detective in the only Holmes play written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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HILLARY AND CLINTON to End Broadway Term on June 23

The Broadway production of Hillary and Clinton, a new play by Tony Award nomineeLucas Hnath, will play its final performance on Sunday, June 23. Hillary and Clinton began previews on Mar…

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BWW TV: BroadwayHD Brings SOUTHERN BAPTIST SISSIES to Streaming Service to Celebrate Pride Month, Watch Trailer Here

Last week, to celebrate Pride Month, BroadwayHD brought Del Shores' Southern Baptist Sissies to the streaming service. An award-winning play starring Leslie Jordan, Willam Belli and Emerso…

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‘King Kong’ to open production in Shanghai by Caitlin Huston

“King King” will open a production in Shanghai in 2021. The musical will be presented in Shanghai by Broadway producers Carmen Pavlovic, Roy Furman and new partner, Harmonia Holdings, a …

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Robert O'Hara to Direct Kimber Lee's Untitled F*ck M*ss S**gon Play at the O'Neill This Summer by Olivia Clement

Kyle Vincent Terry, Tiffany Villarin, Cristina Pitter, and more are tapped to perform in the new plays at the Playwrights Conference in Connecticut.

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Another Day at the Office: ‘Human Resource(s)’ by Matthew Wexler

Theatre EVOLVE presents the world premiere of "Human Resource(s)," Sara Means' new play about the rabid world of office politics. The post Another Day at the Office: ‘Human Resource(s)’…

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Comedian Dane Cook to play Rivers Casino in October by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The prolific stand-up will be featured at The Event Center

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It’s not about the tricks: Abilities Dance Boston’s ‘Audacity’ by Admin

March 22, 2019. Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Ellice Patterson started Abilities Dance Boston with a clear mission: to offer a space for dancers of varying physical an…

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Broadway’s ‘Hillary And Clinton’ Starring Laurie Metcalf Announces Closing by Greg Evans

Hillary And Clinton, Lucas Hnath’s Broadway play starring Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow, will plays its final performance on Sunday, June 23, producer Scott Rudin announced today. The cr…

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First Look at the New West Side Story Movie by Broadway Direct

A first look at the new “West Side Story” movie has arrived. This movie, set to premiere in December 2020 to be released by Walt Disney Studios, just released a new photo starring Ansel …

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‘We’re relaxed but not that relaxed’: Hearing the show by Susan Elkin

So by all means let’s go on running relaxed performances for people who need them but at the same time we shouldn’t lose sight of the need to promote co-operative, compliant, appropriate…

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FEATURED SHOW: The ★★★★★ reviews are in for ‘Brilliant’ Hedgehog at Lion& Unicorn Theatre by Featured Content

"Hedgehog is exquisitely written, viscerally performed, and splendidly staged." Critics and audience have fallen for BoxLess Theatre's coming-of-age tale and its central character Manda. Fin…

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A First Look at Annie Golden in Broadway Bounty Hunter Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The new Joe Iconis musical takes over Greenwich House Theatre this summer.

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An Exclusive Look at The Ensemblist’s Broadway’s Next Class Spotlight by Marc J. Franklin

The popular platform, continuing its series showcasing theatre's unsung heroes, gave Playbill a peek at the next generation of performers slated to hit the Great White Way.

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Gozzoli! by John Simon

I’ve always been fond of tiny triumphs that seem to come out of nowhere to score surprise effects. Let me evoke three such incidents. One long ago day some of us were cruising the labyrin…

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The Secret Life of Bees Extends Off-Broadway Again by Olivia Clement

The new musical from Lynn Nottage, Duncan Sheik, and Susan Birkenhead will play an additional week at Atlantic Theater.

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Broadway’s King Kong to Play Shanghai by Dan Meyer

The gorilla will make his musical debut in the Chinese metropolis in 2021.

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New shows in Kids Week by Eleni Cashell

Kids Week is a fantastic opportunity to take your kids to something brand-new that they’ve never seen before this summer. During the month of August, children aged 16 or under can watch a …

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'People think it's a nest of vipers!' Inside the illustrious Comédie-Française by Laura Cappelle

The Parisian theatre company is on a rare visit to the UK with Ivo van Hove’s The Damned. What are the secrets of the world’s oldest active troupe? Companies like nothing more than to re…

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Watch Sherie Rene Scott and Norbert Leo Butz Rehearse for Upcoming Twohander Concert by Dan Meyer

The duo’s behind-the-scenes web series continues ahead of their return to Feinstein's/54 Below.

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‘Hillary and Clinton’ to close on June 23 by Caitlin Huston

“Hillary and Clinton” will play its final performance on June 23, about one month ahead of its original closing date. The play, starring Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow, opened at Golden…

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Jake Gyllenhaal paints West End return in Sunday In The Park With George transfer by Robin Johnson

The recent revival of Sunday In The Park With George, which starred Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford, is coming to London's Savoy Theatre next year. The post Jake Gyllenhaal paints West…

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Porgy and Bess at Grange Park Opera — Catfish Row in the English countryside

South African bass-baritone Musa Ngqungwana as Porgy is the emotional heart of the performance

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JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from Kansas City's Blue Star Awards, Samuel Aubuchon!

This year, a record 86 high school students from across America will participate in The Jimmy Awards, competing for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress as well as other honors and schol…

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KING KONG to Take Over Shanghai in 2021

Carmen Pavlovic (Global Creatures), Roy Furman and Harmonia Holdings announced today (date) that King Kong, the Tony Award-winning Broadway sensation, will open in Shanghai in 2021. A signif…

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BWW TV: Sherie Rene Scott and Norbert Leo Butz Rehearse for TWOHANDER (With Their Dogs)!

Back after a previous sold-out engagement, Feinstein's/54 Below will present the return of tow-time Tony Award-winner Norbert Leo Butz and three-time Tony nominee Sherie Rene Scott in their …

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Sunday in the Park With George starring Jake Gyllenhaal to transfer to the West End by Georgia Snow

The Broadway production of Sunday in the Park With George, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, has announced it will transfer to London next year.

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Broadway's Hillary and Clinton to Close Early by Olivia Clement

The new Lucas Hnath play starring Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow will end its engagement at the John Golden Theatre.

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Jessica Vosk, Janet Dacal, Julia Murney, More Tapped for New Musical Jeannette at O'Neill Conference by Olivia Clement

The new pop musical is based on the true story of America’s first congresswoman, Jeannette Rankin.

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Review: The Cheviot, the Stag & the Black, Black Oil, Live Theatre by Lauren Vevers

Review: The Cheviot, the Stag & the Black, Black Oil, Live Theatre4.0starsRarely does an evening at the theatre involve dancing. Cèlildh dancing, no less. The Cheviot, the Stag and the …

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Call Answered: Ilaria Della Bidia: Cutting Room Concert 6/21 and Touring with Andrea Bocelli by Adam Rothenberg

Ilaria Della Bidia is an Italian singer who has toured the world with renowned Tenor Andrea Bocelli for the past eight years. She can sing in 10 different languages including Italian, Englis…

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‘Galas’ Presents the Life of Maria Callas as Equal Parts Opera and Soap by James Jorden

Perhaps better than any other examination of Callas' life and career, the play 'Galas' delves into the frustration and pain that engendered her genius

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Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with Wicked Star Jesse JP Johnson

Jesse JP Johnson talks playing Boq in Wicked, his upcoming Feinstein's/54 Below concert, and the unusual way he booked the 9 to 5 tour.

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Ed Harris to replace Jeff Daniels in 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Jeff Daniels will be leaving Broadway's "To Kill a Mockingbird" on Nov. 3, and Ed Harris will take over as Atticus two days later.

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Sunday in the Park with George, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Annaleigh Ashford, Will Transfer to London by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of an acclaimed 2017 Broadway production, Sarna Lapine's new staging of Sunday in the Park with George has scheduled a move to London's Savoy Theatre next spring. Jake Gyllenhaa…

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Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford to Star in London Sunday in the Park With George by Ryan McPhee

The two will reprise their performances in the U.K. after headlining the musical at New York City Center and on Broadway.

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NEWS: Jake Gyllenhaal & Annaleigh Ashford will star in West End production of Sunday in the Park With George by Press Releases

Tickets go on sale today for a strictly limited season of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Sunday in the Park with George starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony Award w…

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NT Live director Tony Grech-Smith: ‘The first time I got into the Olivier Theatre, it felt like I’d arrived’ by Fergus Morgan

Tony Grech-Smith tells Fergus Morgan about his journey from script supervisor to directing NT Live broadcasts of shows including Yerma and Julius

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‘Expect a non-stop train of wonder, music & joy’: Riad Richie stars in Shakespeare in the Squares’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Emma Clarendon

Actor Riad Richie chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Shakespeare in the Squares’ production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Capital Fringe Basics: How To Buy Tickets and More by News Desk

Tickets are on sale now for the 2019 Capital Fringe Festival bringing over 500 individual performances, 89 productions, and five Capital Fringe curated shows across 13 stages in Southwest DC…

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Tommy Bracco Announced as Houseguest for Season 21 of BIG BROTHER

CBS announced today the 16 all-new Houseguests who will embark on the 21st season of BIG BROTHER. This season's cast includes Broadway performer Tommy Bracco, a wine safari guide, a presch…

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Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford to star in Sunday In The Park With George at the Savoy Theatre, London by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The acclaimed Broadway production of Sunday In The Park With George starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford is to open at the Savoy Theatre, London for a strictly limi…

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Photo Flash: DOWNTON ABBEY Character Posters Released

Focus Features has released the character posters for the highly-anticipated Dowtown Abbey film, only in theaters this September. 

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‘The Notebook’ Author Nicholas Sparks Regrets Failure To Express “Unequivocal” Support In Old Emails Regarding Gay Students by Greg Evans

The Notebook author Nicholas Sparks has released a lengthy, 500-word-plus statement in which he expresses “regret” and apologizes for his words that “have potentially hurt young people…

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Pride Plays Brings the Theatrical to World Pride by Mark Peikert

Co-produced by Michael Urie and Doug Nevin, the June 20–24 festival resurrects deserving queer-themed works alongside brand-new voices.

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A Look at A Strange Loop Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The world premiere of Michael R. Jackson’s musical opens at Playwrights Horizons June 17.

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Folk musical ‘Once’ ready to charm SF Bay Area in regional premiere by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

The Tony Award-winning musical "Once" gets its regional theater premiere via 42nd Street Moon through June 30 at the Gateway Theatre in S.F.

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Cast members fly into Peter Pan once more by Robin Johnson

As director Sally Cookson's Peter Pan returns to London this summer, a number of cast members from the 2016 production will return, it has been announced. The post Cast members fly into Pete…

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Babes With Blades announces 22nd anniversary season by Hannah Herrera Greenspan

Babes With Blades announced its 22nd anniversary season, titled “Take Control. Take Action. Make History,” reflecting women taking ownership of their environments and the ways in which t…

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Glenda Jackson to Star in BBC Adaptation of Elizabeth Is Missing by Olivia Clement

The 2018 Tony winner will play a woman in the grips of memory loss in the feature-length adaptation of Emma Healey's novel.

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Broadway Alum Tommy Bracco to Compete on Big Brother Season 21 by Ryan McPhee

The Pretty Woman standout is among the 16 new Houseguests on the CBS reality competition.

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Obituary: Franco Zeffirelli – ‘one of the 20th century’s most acclaimed directors’ by Michael Quinn

The designer and director Franco Zeffirelli, who has died at the age of 96, roamed freely across theatre, opera, television and film

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Theatres must follow cinema’s example to improve audience experience – ATG boss by Giverny Masso

Ambassador Theatre Group chief executive Mark Cornell has claimed theatres need to look to cinemas to improve audience comfort, arguing theatregoers are

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Fleetwood Mac at Wembley Stadium — has the chain been broken?

After 52 years the band can still sell out Wembley Stadium but the latest line-up change may be a rupture too far

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Fantasio at Garsington Opera favours glitter over gravitas

Director Martin Duncan emphasises the infantile and comic in Offenbach’s neglected opera

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More than a third believe theatres should not have cancelled Ann Widdecombe show – poll by Georgia Snow

More than a third of voters in an online poll conducted by The Stage do not believe theatres were right to cancel

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Go Behind the Scenes at the Opening Night of Off-Broadway's Life Sucks with Kimberly Chatterjee

Kimberly Chatterjee takes Instagram along backstage for the opening night of Life Sucks.

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‘Disenchanted’ musical in San Jose skewers Disney’s princess fairy tales by Linda Zavoral

The musical satire "Disenchanted" plays at San Jose's 3Below Theatres June 20-July 21; presented by Guggenheim Entertainment.

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Kristin Chenoweth Will Invite College Students to Perform in Upcoming Tour by Adam Hetrick

Places! The Kristin Chenoweth Experience will launch July 14 at The Hollywood Bowl.

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Hannah Gadsby at the Chicago Theatre: Different from 'Nanette' but she still likes to 'rummage' with your head by Zach Freeman

“Alright, come on,” comedian Hannah Gadsby said to the uproarious applause that greeted her when she walked abruptly out onto the stage of the Chicago Theatre Sunday night, eschewing an …

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Review: The Flies, The Bunker by Suzannah Ball

Review: The Flies, The Bunker1.0starWritten in 1943, Jean Paul-Sartre’s The Flies adapts the Greek Myth of Orestes and his lost sister Electra as they seek to avenge their unjustly murdere…

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Chicago theater openings for June 21-27 by Hannah Herrera Greenspan

Sunday “Ada and the Engine”: During the start of the Industrial Revolution, Ada sees the unlimited potential in Charles Babbage’s invention of the first mechanical computer. This play …

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Read Reviews for Off-Broadway Return of Pulitzer Prize-Winning Fairview by Adam Hetrick

Jackie Sibblies Drury's drama about race, privilege, and surveillance opened Off-Broadway June 16.

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Go Inside Opening Night of Life Sucks. Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

Wheelhouse Theatre Company celebrates the return of Aaron Posner's Chekhov-inspired play.

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Opera review: 'Fire Shut Up in My Bones' tells a gritty story in jazz by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Opera Theatre of St. Louis has a notable heritage of commissioning and performing operas that examine important issues of our time. The company’s 28th world premiere, “Fire Shut Up in My…

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Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Stage and Screen Icon Peter Gallagher

He is one of the entertainment industry's most recognizable faces, having appeared on screen in American Beauty, Grace and Frankie, Center Stage, Sex, Lies, and Videotape, and so many others.

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VIDEO: See Billy Porter, Todrick Hall in Taylor Swift's New Music Video for 'You Need to Calm Down'

Taylor Swift has released the music video to her newest single, "You Need To Calm Down." The song is off of her upcoming new album "Lover,' which will be released on August 23.

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Glenda Jackson to Star in BBC One's Adaptation of ELIZABETH IS MISSING

 Two-time Academy Award winner Glenda Jackson (Women In Love, Elizabeth R) will star as the lead in BBC One's adaptation of the best-selling novel Elizabeth Is Missing. Jackson will play th…

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Gary Busey to Star in Off-Broadway Musical Only Human by Olivia Clement

The Oscar-nominated actor will play God in the new pop rock musical at Theatre St. Clements.

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Behind the Scenes at The Lion King With Pride Lands Prince Bradley Gibson by Broadway Direct

Bradley Gibson joined the Broadway company of Disney’s The Lion King last summer after stints in the original casts of Rocky and A Bronx Tale. Playing the coveted role of Simba has been a …

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BWW Review: Captivating Aedín Moloney Portrays James Joyce's Free Spirit in YES! REFLECTIONS OF MOLLY BLOOM

There's a rather highbrow gag in the long-ago Broadway musical TOVARICH, where a Gatsby-era gentleman asks an elegant lady if she's read James Joyce's new novel, 'Ulysses.' 'Just the final f…

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Clock Billy Porter and More in Taylor Swift’s ‘You Need to Calm Down’ Music Video by Dan Meyer

The pop star's upcoming album Lover will drop August 23.

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and John Cameron Mitchell

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway actress Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her critically acclaimed show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of c…

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Gary Busey To Play God In Off Broadway Musical ‘Only Human’ This Fall by Greg Evans

Gary Busey will play God in new pop-rock musical Only Human opening Off Broadway this fall, producers announced today. The musical, with a book by Jess Carson, music and lyrics by Mike Squil…

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Michael R. Jackson’s A Strange Loop Opens June 17 at Playwrights Horizons by Olivia Clement

The new musical offers a look at the innermost thoughts of a queer, Black musical theatre writer.

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Playwright Tuyen Do: ‘I want to engage a British-Vietnamese community that’s never had theatre aimed at it before’ by Giverny Masso

As an actor, Tuyen Do’s credits include Pah-La at London’s Royal Court and The Great Wave at the National Theatre. She tells

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‘People need to go to the theatre & see themselves represented’: 10 questions for 10 years – Nadim Naaman by Ian Foster

Actor/singer/writer/dad Nadim Naaman takes a moment to answer 10 Questions for 10 Years most thoughtfully indeed.

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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DC Metro Theater Arts and DC Theatre Scene Announce Joint Coverage of 2019 Capital Fringe Festival by Nicole Hertvik

DC Metro Theater Arts and DC Theatre Scene are pleased to announce that they are joining forces to cover the 2019 Capital Fringe Festival. Each online publication will review half of the 89 …

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Broadway on TV: Audra McDonald, Ian McKellen, & More for Week of June 17, 2019

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of June 17, 2019!

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, June 17, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Janet McTeer and Lisa Emery Promoted to Series Regulars in Season 3 of Ozark by Dan Meyer

The Broadway vets will return to the Netflix series starring Jason Bateman and Laura Linney.

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Slow Burn by Ryan Leeds

Why Bob Fosse’s influence never fizzles The post Slow Burn appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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See Ansel Elgort and Rachel Zegler in first look at Steven Spielberg's West Side Story remake by Christian Holub

It’s getting closer. For months now, film fans have eagerly sought news about the upcoming adaptation of West Side Story directed by Steven Spielberg. Having survived the aftermath of the …

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Nicholas Davies: Kully Thiarai is leaving NTW just as relations with Welsh artists are improving by Nicholas Davies

When, three years ago, Kully Thiarai was named artistic director of National Theatre Wales, she immediately signalled her intention to work with

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‘Energetic & magnetic throughout’: Ben Platt – Eventim Apollo ★★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

In his premiere London concert, Ben Platt performed his Sing To Me Instead tour to thunderous applause and proved that sublime vocal skill and authentic connection are the perfect combinatio…

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Get a First Look at Tony, Maria, and the Sharks and Jets From the New West Side Story Movie by Ryan McPhee

Steven Spielberg directs the upcoming adaptation of the musical, slated to premiere in December 2020.

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Fantasio review at Garsington Opera – ‘colourful production of a rediscovered Offenbach opera’ by Yehuda Shapiro

Garsington’s third new production for 2019 brings the UK stage premiere of an opera first performed in Paris in 1872, but only

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Photo Flash: Something's Coming... Get a First Look at Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, and the Cast of the Upcoming WEST SIDE STORY Film!

Something's coming! We've got a first look at the cast of the upcoming West Side Story film!

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Ghost Light: The Curse of MacBeth Continues by Trav S.D.

I was actually rooting for Ghost Light, John Stimpson’s new Shakespearean horror comedy to strike a chord with me , because — why wouldn’t I? Such a thing, well executed, would be pret…

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Full line-up & presenters announced for West End LIVE 2019

With just under a week until West End LIVE returns to London’s Trafalgar Square, the full line-up of award-winning shows and acts has been released. StageFaves will be there to capture all…

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Fairview — 2019 Pulitzer Prize winner turns the tables on largely white audiences

Jackie Sibblies Drury takes a conventional family set-up and subverts it at New York’s Polonsky Shakespeare Center

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Review: Citysong, Soho Theatre by Jessica Handscomb

Review: Citysong, Soho Theatre3.0starsI think it’s fair to say that the Irish are famed for their musical and literary prowess almost as much as they are for their drinking habits and four…

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NEWS: Shit-faced Shakespeare finally tackles Hamlet, premieres at Leicester Square Theatre this week by Featured Content

The Shitfaced-Shakespeare® crew are finally ready to tackle the greatest dramatic work ever committed to the page in the English language: Hamlet. The latest in their internationally succes…

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Broadway Heat: Beetlejuice and Tootsie: The Final 4 by JK

HOT on Broadway (adj): fierce, talented, big potential; has "buzz"; has "it" factor. BROADWAY HEAT X 2: Beetlejuice / Tootsie Edition  Once again, the voting for both shows was VER…

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How Terrence McNally’s Personal Experiences Sparked Broadway’s Frankie & Johnny in the Claire de Lune by Ryan McPhee

Why the playwright says he’d “never want to research a play” and his take on the gay rights movement.

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‘Little in this piece that grabs the audience’: THE STARRY MESSENGER – West End ★★★ by Jonathan Baz

There are momentary gasps and occasional laughs in The Starry Messenger but ultimately this is a stretched out evening at the theatre, albeit one with a starry cast.

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Lynette Linton’s inaugural Bush season to feature plays from Bijan Sheibani and Richard Gadd by Matthew Hemley

Lynette Linton’s first season at the Bush Theatre will feature six UK playwriting debuts from artists including Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Richard

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Martha Plimpton and Adjoa Andoh to become Bush Theatre artistic associates by Georgia Snow

Lynette Linton has appointed five new artistic associates at the Bush Theatre, including Martha Plimpton and Adjoa Andoh. Other initiatives by the

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Eclipse founder and artistic director Dawn Walton to step down by Georgia Snow

Dawn Walton is to step down as artistic director and chief executive of Eclipse Theatre Company after 10 years. Walton founded the

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Poll: Would you be afraid to speak out about issues at work? by The Stage

Last week, actor Lenny Henry gave evidence to a parliamentary review on media diversity in which he warned that people from minority

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First look: Bitter Wheat starring John Malkovich by Robin Johnson

As well as being there to entertain, theatre needs to challenge, and new play Bitter Wheat looks set to do just that. Its premise might sound familiar: a corrupt Hollywood producer holds co…

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Director Henrik Grimbäck and the Nordic theatremakers combating funding cuts? by Nick Awde

Cuts to arts funding have hit all of Europe, resulting in theatres sticking with ‘safe’ work. Nick Awde meets Swedish director Henrik

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First Look: Kafka’s Metamorphosis: The Musical! by Guest Writer

In Nashville, there’s an Urban Outfitters that used to be an empty warehouse in a sketchy neighborhood where I performed my first adaptation of The Metamorphosis.  It was 2001 (a few week…

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‘The eccentric inventiveness is thoroughly entertaining’: THE FUTURE – Battersea Arts Centre by Rev Stan

The eccentric inventiveness of what Little Bulb has done is thoroughly entertaining. Little Bulb Theatre: The Future, Battersea Arts Centre 2019. Photo: Adam Trigg I loved Little Bul…

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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How a Tony Award translates on tour by Caitlin Huston

Winning a Tony Award not only impacts a show’s Broadway box office, it can help boost its profile on the road.  While theaters across the country plan the majority of their seasons in adv…

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Wake Up With BWW 6/17: Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE in London, and More!

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford in Sunday in the Park with George in London, Desi Oakley returns to Chicago, and more!

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‘Really a mentalism show’: THE PSYCHIC PROJECT – Vaults Theatre by Shanine Salmon

David Narayan is an engaging performer and a skilled magician but the concept behind The Psychic Project needs work and the tricks need to feel more original to really impress audiences

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Tony Awards 2019: Best Quotes from the Red Carpet by Broadway Direct

Here are some of our favorite quotes from the stars on the exciting Tony Awards red carpet. See more photos from the night here. How are you feeling on the red carpet right now? BETH LEAVEL:…

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Terri trips: The Flies at the Bunker & Brexit at the King’s Head Theatre by Press Releases

Two of the Featured Show campaigns I've been working on recently have been two plays tapping into the political unrest of our times: the return of Tom Salinsky and Robert Khan's Brexit comed…

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‘The gothic horror is bought to life’: PICTURES OF DORIAN GRAY – Jermyn Street Theatre ★★★★ by Elaine Chapman

Tom Littler has taken one of literature’s most flamboyant and controversial writers of his generation and added his own twist. The Pictures of Dorian Gary runs smoothly and I would be as b…

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Vienna Festival Makes Sense of the Present by Pulling From the Past by A. J. Goldmann

Several works in the 2019 Wiener Festwochen use the classics to respond to contemporary upheaval.

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BWW Interview: Laura Benanti Talks Making Her London Concert Debut

Tony Award-winning Laura Benanti's work includes She Loves Me, Gypsy, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, and, currently, playing her dream role: Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady.…

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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National Theatre to put more shows online for education by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Shows with stars including Benedict Cumberbatch and Billie Piper to go online in National Theatre link-up with Drama Online This post National Theatre to put more shows online…

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INTERVIEW: Ryan McBryde – Creative Director at Mercury Theatre Colchester by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T. Davies chatted to new Creative Director Ryan McBryde about the season under canvas, his vision for the Mercury Theatre and Colchester’s cultural scene. This post I…

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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“Fatih — The Prince & The Drum” at Esplanade — Theatres on the Bay, Singapore by Blouinartinfo

Esplanade — Theatres on the Bay will soon stage Garin Nugroho’s (Indonesia) “Fatih – The Prince & The Drum,” an epic tale of trial and tribulation, told through Malay percussio…

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Three to tango: the pregnant dancer duetting with her husband by Lyndsey Winship

A screen role as an expectant dancer prepared Bobbi Jene Smith for the real thing. She talks about doing the bump … with a bump It’s a case of life imitating art. In the new film Mari, B…

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While the Sun Shines review – fresh-as-paint Rattigan revival by Michael Billington

Orange Tree, RichmondSuperb performances power the ingeniously plotted story of a young earl’s marriage to the daughter of an impoverished duke The whirligig of time, as Shakespeare observ…

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Kate Maltby: Theatre has much to lose when newspapers cut specialist critics by Kate Maltby

It’s been more than a fortnight since Evening Standard critics Henry Hitchings and Fiona Mountford revealed on Twitter that they were being

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (June 17-23) by Natasha Tripney

Strange Fruit – Bush Theatre, London Nancy Medina directs a revival of Caryl Phillips’ powerful 1981 debut play as part of the

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Lyn Gardner: It’s not just performers – we need to invest in producers too by Lyn Gardner

I have always thought the best place to trial universal basic income schemes would be in the arts community, because of the

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Her Favorite Things: ‘Julie Madly Deeply’ by Matthew Wexler

Julie Andrews-obsessed Sarah-Louise Young shares stories, anecdotes and songs about Andrews’s life. The post Her Favorite Things: ‘Julie Madly Deeply’ appeared first on The BroadwayBlo…

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Theatrefolk Featured Play – Rebootilization by Alan Haehnel by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. The middle school comedy, Rebootilization by Alan Haehnel, is a full length extravaganza with parts for everyone – and we mean everyone. Stories al…

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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‘Glitter And Be Gay’ Proudly At Slow Burn’s Outrageous Priscilla by Bill Hirschman

Intentional or not, Slow Burn Theatre Company producing Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at the height of Pride Week, near the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, is the ultimate synergi…

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Mel Brooks Begins Two-Night Comedy Engagement on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Mel Brooks, award-winning comedy legend of stage and screen, returns to the Great White Way on June 17 as part of the In Residence on Broadway series. The new show, titled Mel Brooks on B…

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The Rich Column: using blockchain to help value art

For centuries, galleries and auction houses have been able to say pretty much what they like about an artist’s work, without buyers having an easy way of checking its authenticity

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Rockonomics by Alan Krueger

Deft sketches of the economics of rock ’n’ roll teach broader lessons about the music business

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Apollo 11 and Armstrong — two films to make us see the Moon landing with fresh eyes

New documentaries complement each other by taking sharply contrasting approaches

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Ain’t No Sunshine — Bill Withers never finished writing the lyrics to his 1971 breakthrough hit

The song with the distinctive repeated phrase has been covered in styles ranging from Brazilian pop to reggae

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Meet Toni Stone: The Most Important Baseball Player You've Never Heard Of - A new bio-play puts the first woman to play big-league professional baseba

A new bio-play puts the first woman to play big-league professional baseball center stage---If you've never heard of Toni Stone, don't worry -- you're in good company. Playwright Lydia R. Di…

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IMPRESSIONS: American Ballet Theatre in Cathy Marston’s “Jane Eyre” by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: American Ballet Theatre in Cathy Marston’s “Jane Eyre," "Marston’s choreography is equally undistinguished. Moments — the tick-tock precision of Lowood’s students…

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Sean Dorsey's Message To Trans, Gender-Nonconforming & Queer Communities by The Dance Enthusiast

"Being recognized as the nation’s first acclaimed transgender modern dance choreographer has been an intense mix of success and accolades along with intense discrimination and loneliness. …

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Noah Galvin, Montego Glover, Leslie Kritzer, Anthony Rapp Are Part of 24 Hour Musicals June 17 by Andrew Gans

Four new musicals will be presented at the Pershing Square Signature Center.

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Mel Brooks Returns to Broadway as Part of In Residence Series at the Lunt-Fontanne by Andrew Gans

The EGOT-winning comedian takes the stage beginning June 17.

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