Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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MIFF announces a record slate of Premiere Fund Films for 2019 Festival by Arts Review

The MIFF Premiere Fund delivers seven world and Australian premieres to the 68th Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), including Paul Ireland’s gritty reimagining of Shakespeare…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's Freestyle Love Supreme Coming to Broadway by Mark Peikert

The improvised hip-hop show will play the Booth Theatre.

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Film Review: Report from the 2019 Provincetown Film Festival by Gerald Peary

By Gerald Peary When was the last time that the promo short advertising a film festival turns out to be a mini-masterpiece? That’s what happened at the 21st Provincetown Film Festival, Jun…

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Melbourne Modern: European art and design at RMIT since 1945 by Arts Review

On display from 21 June 2019, a new exhibition at the RMIT Gallery traces the lasting impact of European influence on generations of RMIT teachers and students to the present day in Melbourn…

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Jolt Productions’ First Musical Is Winning ‘The Wedding Singer’ by Bill Hirschman

The Wedding Singer musical is a lively winning goofball vibe poking good-natured fun at that geological era known as “The ‘80s” in the inaugural offering of Jolt Productions, a profess…

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Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. ‘Disaster!’ at Cockpit-In-Court. “Go, see, hear, laugh and enjoy every rollicking mishap!” – Timoth David Copney.  READ review. Synopsis: Earthquakes, tidal waves, infernos and…

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Pauline Kael: Reflections upon her centennial by Darryl Reilly

Today is the centennial of that irascible and preeminent American film critic and I offer my thoughts and reminiscences upon this significant occasion. The post Pauline Kael: Reflections …

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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COMEDY OF MANNERS by Matt Windman

With two versions playing on alternating nights, the gender-reversed version is not just entertaining but surprisingly fitting and enlightening.

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‘A Quick 5’ with Tim Caron creator of ‘The Knights of Salisbury’ by Susan Brall

As “The Capital Fringe” is ramping up for their opening, one of the entries in this year’s collection of talent is “The Knights of Salisbury” by the Knighthood Players.  This is a…

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Arts Review: Columbia Festival of the Arts ‘LakeFest’ by Susan Brall

The weather held up, and “LakeFest” began the much-heralded Columbia Festival of the Arts on Friday, June 14, 2019.  “LakeFest” offers visitors to the Lakeside area of Downtown Colu…

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Censorship casts shadow over China’s top film festival

First screening cancelled at last minute due to historical sensitivities

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Chinese Boxes: [Veil Widow Conspiracy] by Jk Clarke

        By Samuel L. Leiter   Gordon Dahlquist’s [Veil Widow Conspiracy] is a dramatically veiled construct embedding three stories, one within the other, like a play-within-a-play-wi…

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Dropping Gumballs on Luke Wilson by Sandi Durell

  by Marcina Zaccaria   Life upon the wicked stage rivals an ego-driven world of film and video production that combines top name talent with nervous newbies, believing in the worth of the…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge sweeps across the State by Arts Review

The Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge is sweeping across the state, with more than 250,000 children taking up the challenge to read more books and open their eyes and imaginations to t…

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The Institute for the Opposite of Longing by Lara Altunian

The post The Institute for the Opposite of Longing appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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VIDEO: Christopher Jackson, Stephen Schwartz and More Sing From WORKING At City Center Encores!

Encores! Off-Center presents Nina Faso and Stephen Schwartz's Working: A Musical. The production stars Andrea Burns, Mateo Ferro, David Garrison, Helen Hunt, Christopher Jackson, J…

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Convention *** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg June 20, 2019: A wild romp at the Irondale Theater in Brooklyn, Convention takes us back to the 1944 Democratic convention. FDR is running for his fourth term, and th…

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Block Talk- Episode 121: Jacklynn Hyde by Michael Block

Here she is world! It's my exclusive interview with the fabulous Jacklynn Hyde!To listen to the podcast, subscribe and download on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, and Stitcher!

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WAR OF WITS by Bernard Carragher

Shakespeare in Central Park opens with a fresh, witty production with an African American cast.

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Macao Festival Signs Deals with Shanghai International Film Festival and Shanghai Film Art Academy by Blouin Artinfo

The International Film Festival & Awards Macao has signed agreements with Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) and Shanghai Film Art Academy (SFAA) with the aim of enhancing the f…

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Glenda Jackson to Star in BBC Adaptation of “Elizabeth Is Missing” by Blouin Artinfo

Glenda Jackson, who won two Oscars for her performances in “Women in Loveand” and “A Touch of Class” will star in BBC One’s adaptation of Emma Healey’s novel “Elizabeth Is Miss…

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People You Should Know . . . Gabriel Rodriguez by Zack Calhoon

Gabriel Rodriguez is an actor, writer, storyteller, theatermaker, teacher, and witch. They are a creature. Jack of Cups is the fifth solo play they have written and performed. Their previou…

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History and future of jazz dance in ‘Transmission’ documentary by Admin

What is jazz dance? As dancers, we’ve likely either taken a jazz class or been in the audience of a jazz performance. But the roots of this art form are deeper and more complex than, perha…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Hello America by Lara Altunian

The post Hello America appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Citysong, Soho Theatre review - big writing, big heart by Aleks.sierz

A poetic journey through time and space in Dublin is beautifully written Irish playwright Dylan Coburn Gray's new play won the Verity Bargate Award in 2017, and his reward is a fine product…

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Study: A Dip This Season In Broadway’s Gender Parity Progress by Artsjournal

Overall, there has been a dip in representation amongst female directors, with the study finding that women make up 13 percent of the roles available this season, contrasted to a slightly hi…

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Photo Flash: Irish Rep Honors President Bill Clinton At 30th Anniversary Gala

Irish Repertory Theatre held its 30th Anniversary Celebration Gala on Monday June 17th at 7:00PM at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center. 

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Last 2 Weeks To See Roundabout's ALL MY SONS, KISS ME, KATE And SOMETHING CLEAN

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude its critically acclaimed spring productions on Sunday, June 30: Arthur Miller's All My Sons, directed by Jack O'Brien, Kiss Me, Kate, directed by Sc…

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Camp Morning Wood

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Review:Yes, Reflections of Molly Bloom at curtainup.com/ by Deirdre Donovan

An adaptation of the "Penelope" episode from James Joyce's Ulysses in which Aedin Moloney brings the unforgettable Molly to life. Deirdre Donovan

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Watch Vanessa Carlton perform 'It's Too Late' ahead of Broadway debut playing Carole King by Marcus Jones

In anticipation of her Broadway debut taking over as Carole King in Beautiful, singer Vanessa Carlton performed “It’s Too Late” for Broadway.com. The “A Thousand Miles” singer will…

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Review:Julie Madly Deeply at Curtainup by Paulanne Smmons

Review:Julie Madly Deeply at  Curtainup Sarah-Louise Young admits that she is not Julie Andrews but rather a "full-time Julie Andrews fan." But her modesty and good-humor that makes Yo…

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Review: Life Sucks at curtainup.com/ by Paulanne Smmons

Chekhov would probably be delighted with Aaron Posner's updated version of Uncle Vanya.

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Review: The Secret Life of Bees at curtainup.com/ by Jacob Horn

An adaptation of Sue Monk Kidd's best-seller brings together a creative team of heavy hitters.

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HADESTOWN Receives 13th Annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus

Actors' Equity Association has presented Hadestown with the thirteenth annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus. Presented by Equity's Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs (ACCA),…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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The Ride by Lara Altunian

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

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When The Machines Get Smarter Than We Are, Things Will Change by Artsjournal

David Chalmers: “Once we have a human-level artificial intelligence, there’s just no doubt that it will change the world. A.G.I.s are going to be beings with powers initially equivalent …

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Colossal Art: Stockhausen’s Astonishing Masterpiece by Artsjournal

Alex Ross: “Aus licht” turned out to be the kind of inexplicable marvel that one waits half a lifetime to see. It induced shivers not just in its awesome moments—trumpeters intoning a…

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The Dilemma Of Creative Placemaking by Artsjournal

The question of just how to execute creative placemaking without inviting gentrification sits at the forefront of creative placemaking circles. Jamie Hand, a researcher for ArtPlace Americ…

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Photo Coverage: Get Ready for Take Off at Broadway Bares 2019!

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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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Newcomer Emma Grimsley Will Star as Christine Daaé in the U.S. Tour of The Phantom of the Opera by Ryan Gilbert

Newcomer Emma Grimsley will assume the role of Christine Daaé in the North American touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera. Grimsley will take over the role,…

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Nicholas Christopher Returns to Broadway's Hamilton as George Washington by Andy Lefkowitz

Multi-talented star Nicholas Christopher, formerly seen as George Washington in the Broadway production of Hamilton, returns to the Tony-winning production at the Richard Rodgers Theatre o…

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Shoshana Bean, Joshua Henry, Rob McClure to Join Stephen Sondheim, Jason Robert Brown & Katrina Lenk in Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented lineup of special guests have been announced to take part in the highly anticipated special benefit performance featuring Tony-winning songwriters Jason Robert Brown and Stephen…

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Watch Vanessa Carlton Sing 'It's Too Late' Ahead of Making Her Broadway Debut in Beautiful by Broadway.com

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Vanessa Carlton performs the Carole King hit 'It's Too Late' before she makes her Broadway debut in Beautiful.

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War Paint Stars Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole Sign On for Steven Universe TV Movie Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, the two-time Tony-winning stars who shared the Broadway stage in 2017 in War Paint, are among a starry voice cast set to take part in the Cartoon Netwo…

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Odds & Ends: Pose Renewed for Third Season & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Pose Renewed for Third Season on FX Here's a reason to party. The fierce Golden Globe-nominated series Pose from TV hitmaker (a…

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Benj Pasek, Michael Benjamin Washington, Antoinette Nwandu Join 2019-2020 Tony Awards Nominating Committee by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee has announced the nominating committee for the 2019-2020 Broadway season. New members include Tony-winning songwriter Benj Pasek (Dear Evan Hansen), …

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Shoshana Bean of Waitress by Broadway.com

Shoshana Bean stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about starring as Jenna in Waitress and more with Paul Wontorek.

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See Vanessa Carlton Go Behind the Piano Before Making Her Broadway Debut as Carole King in Beautiful by Caitlin Moynihan

We would walk a thousand miles to see this performance! Singer-songwriter Vanessa Carlton is gearing up to make her Broadway debut as Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. The G…

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Photo Flash: Go Inside the Dedication Ceremony of the Renovated Theatre Row!

Theatre Row, the venerable five-theatre Off-Broadway complex at 410 West 42nd Street, has recently undergone an extensive six-month renovation as part of a larger re-imagining of Theatre Ro…

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NiteLife Exchange Picks of the Week

Andrea McArdle debuts a brand new show celebrating The Great American Songbook, Broadway and contemporary music. Andrea rocketed to stardom as Broadway’s original Annie, for which she was …

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Nathan the Wise still works as an argument for religious tolerance by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Part of the reason that Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s 1779 play still resonates is that it resists the impulse to make its characters unrealistic moral symbols, writes Carly Maga.

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See Steamy New Photos From Broadway Bares: Take Off by Playbill Staff

The 29th annual edition of the beloved event raised a record-breaking $2,006,192—see why in the gallery!

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BWW TV: Watch Vanessa Carlton Channel Carole King as She Preps for Her Broadway Debut in BEAUTIFUL!

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, three-time Grammy Award® nominated singersongwriter Vanessa Carlton, will make her Broadway debut this summer as Carole King in the hit musical Beautif…

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Go Inside Rehearsals for A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre by Marc J. Franklin

Shakespeare's comedy will begin performances in London June 28.

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How “Hadestown” Turned an Ancient Story Into This Year’s Best Musical by Carey

Originally published on Electric Literature View this story online The road to hell is a lengthy passage in Hadestown, but the journey of Anais’ Mitchell’s re-envisioning of ancient Gr…

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Watch The Rolling Stone Director Saheem Ali’s Uganda Travelogue by Dan Meyer

Ali visited Uganda to understand the atrocities that happened after names of alleged homosexuals were printed in newspapers.

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Essential plays for Pride Month by Albert Williams

Out of the closets and onto the stage Lanford Wilson's 1964 one-act The Madness of Lady Bright, a dynamic character study of an aging drag queen, is frequently c…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Mashuq Mushtaq Deen Named Inaugural Recipient of NYU Tisch-New Dramatists Joint Commission by Ryan McPhee

The works commissioned in the new program will premiere in the Graduate Acting program's season of productions.

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See the Cast and Creative Team of Off-Broadway’s The Way She Spoke Meet the Press by Marc J. Franklin

Isaac Gomez’s monologue play, starring Kate Del Castillo, will begin performances at the Minetta Lane Theatre July 8.

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Go Inside Irish Rep’s 30th Anniversary Gala Honoring Bill Clinton by Marc J. Franklin

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Melissa Errico, and others were part of the evening celebrating the former president for his efforts in securing peace in Northern Ireland.

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Ruth Negga to Star in Hamlet as Part of St. Ann’s Warehouse’s 40th Anniversary Season by Olivia Clement

The Brooklyn theatre will also welcome the return of the critically acclaimed The Jungle.

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Off-Broadway’s Theatre Row Announces New Leadership by Dan Meyer

Three theatre veterans will join the team at the 42nd Street venue.

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Nicholas Christopher Will Return to HAMILTON as George Washington

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Hamilton veteran Nicholas Christopher will return to the show beginning tonight, June 18. He replaces Carvens Lissaint as 'George Washington.' 

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ShowTickets Q&A: Jesse Eisenberg on ‘Happy Talk,’ Musicals and the Broadway Shows That Gave Him Neck Problems by Jeryl Brunner

“To me, theater will always be the best medium for presenting stories to audiences.”

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The rise of the viral drag queens by Meggie Gates

A generation that grew up queer on the Internet finds a home on Chicago’s drag stages. Derry Queen takes the stage in a laced leather corset and a black skirt.…

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MainStreet Theatre Announces 14th Season by American Theatre Editors

Three productions centering around well-known children’s book characters and historical figures are on for the theatre’s 2019-20 season.

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REVIEW: Riot Act, Arcola Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Riot Act, written and performed by Alexis Gregory, at Arcola Theatre and on tour This post REVIEW: Riot Act, Arcola Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ first appea…

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At This Ballet School, They Are Empowering Their Students With Important Life Skills by Artsjournal1

“The after-school program at the Thomas Armour Youth Ballet in South Miami … provides ballet, reading, math and etiquette classes along with access to mental health professionals. The pr…

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The Welsh Language Is Becoming (Could It Really Be?) Cool by Artsjournal1

There are Welsh-language songs and TV series racking up remarkable streaming numbers, the number of speakers has increased by 20% over the last decade, and people who’ve never been to Wale…

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Renee Fleming’s Theatre Breakout by Artsjournal

The past two years have been busy in the theatre, with non-operatic roles, some time in Carousel, and currently in The Light in the Piazza. – The Guardian

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America’s Museums Have Become A Political Battleground by Artsjournal

Once ivory towers of culture, far removed from politics and controversy, museums have increasingly come into the spotlight as sites of protest and places where equity, diversity, and inclusi…

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When Zeffirelli Went Wrong At The Opera by Artsjournal

He was all about the lavish set. At their best, his productions induced gasps. But ultimately, these stagings were not just singer- and conductor-proof. They were drama-proof, almost like a …

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REVIEW: Strange Fruit, Bush Theatre ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Caryl Phillips's Strange Fruit now playing at the Bush Theatre in a production directed by Nancy Medina. This post REVIEW: Strange Fruit, Bush Theatre ✭…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Stormy Weather: Jinkx Monsoon in ‘The Ginger Snapped’ by Matthew Wexler

"RuPaul's Drag Race" winner Jinkx Monsoon brought her latest show to Joe's Pub to celebrate the release of her recent album, "The Ginger Snapped." The post Stormy Weather: Jinkx Monsoon in …

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Ballet Cymru: Romeo a Juliet review – full-throttle fights in the valleys by Anna Winter

New Vic, Newcastle-under-LymeThis nimble company has scaled Shakespeare back to suit its 12 dancers, and in Danila Marzilli they have a knockout Juliet Ballet Cymru’s energetic Romeo a Jul…

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Nicholas Christopher Returns to Broadway's Hamilton by Ryan McPhee

The alum of the Tony- and Pulitzer-winning show steps back into the role of George Washington.

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The Washington Ballet let Brooklyn Mack go. The popular dancer landed at the Metropolitan Opera House. by Sarah L. Kaufman

What it’s like to go from jobless dancer to starring with American Ballet Theatre.

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9 Reasons to Celebrate the NYC Return of Rock of Ages by Dan Meyer

The '80s jukebox musical will bring the noise to Off-Broadway's New World Stages beginning June 19.

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The Kilroys Releases Fifth Annual ’The List’ by Olivia Clement

Playwrights Charly Evon Simpson, Erika Dickerson-Despenza, and Stacey Rose are each featured on the list twice.

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All the Musical Numbers in the Moulin Rouge Film, Ranked

We're talking about the 18 musical numbers featured in the film Moulin Rouge.

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Tony Awards announces 2019-2020 nominating committee by Caitlin Huston

The Tony Awards Administration Committee is already gearing up for next round.  The Tony Awards announced its nominating committee for the 2019-2020 Broadway season. The committee includes …

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Adam Kantor, Telly Leung Among Coaches for The Jimmy Awards; Montego Glover, Stephen Schwartz and More to Judge

The Jimmy Awards today announced the industry coaches for the eleventh annual awards ceremony

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Breaking: Tony Awards Announces 2019-2020 Nominating Committee

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today the Nominating Committee for the 2019-2020 Broadway season. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American The…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Says Goodbye to AVENUE Q

Broadway Sessions bid farewell to Avenue Q recently. Current cast members as well as Q alumni joined together to celebrate the Tony winning musicals 16 year run in NYC. And yes, there was p…

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Audible's THE WAY SHE SPOKE

the way she spoke begins previews Monday, July 8 ahead of a Thursday, July 18 opening night at the Minetta Lane Theatre(18 Minetta Lane, between MacDougal & 6th Avenue - one block south …

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Review: ‘Broadway by the Year: Broadway Musicals of 1987 & 2015’ at The Town Hall by Deb Miller

Scott Siegel closed this 19th season of Broadway by the Year at The Town Hall with a tribute to the shows and songs of 1987 and 2015, bringing his appreciative audiences up to the current de…

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Benj Pasek, Sarah Ruhl Among New Class of Tony Award Nominators by Ryan McPhee

The 2019–2020 Nominating Committee consists of 54 industry members.

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THE FERRYMAN's Matilda Lawler to Star in Disney+ Film

Matilda Lawler is set to star as Flora in the Disney+ original film Flora & Ulysses, according to Deadline. Lawler, who recently made her Broadway debut as Honor Carney in Jez Butterw…

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Vanishing Stepwells of India – Lecture at Royce Hall, UCLA by Pauline Adamek

VICTORIA LAUTMAN ON THE VANISHING STEPWELLS OF INDIA Talk / Lecture 2:00 to 3:00PM Sunday, June 23, 2019 This lecture is free to attend at the Fowler Museum at UCLA. India’s palaces, fort…

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The Kilroys Release Newest List of Noteworthy Plays by Women by American Theatre Editors

The women-focused collective has released a new list of under-produced plays by female, trans, and non-binary writers.

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‘Mamma Mia!’ at Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre by Andy Arnold

The musical Mamma Mia! is playing in Frederick, Maryland for the first time at Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre. If opening night is any indication, WOB has a hit on its hands. Director Jorda…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:00PM
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Telly Leung, Randy Graff, Adam Kantor, Michael McElroy Among Coaches for 11th Annual Jimmy Awards by Andrew Gans

Judges for the June 24 ceremony have also been announced.

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The Subtext: Networking with Will Snider, Anna Moench, and Steve Yockey by American Theatre Editors

The three playwrights discuss the importance of building and maintaining relationships in this industry.

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On The Fringe by Julio Martinez

Written By Julio Martinez Hollywood Fringe fest 2019 opened last week. Throughout the rest of the month, Fringe will host several more community events: Fringe Cabaret hosted at El Flori…

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Michael R. Jackson’s A Strange Loop Extends Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The critically acclaimed new musical will continue for an additional three weeks at Playwrights Horizons.

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Seek More Gender Diversity Onstage? Look at This List by Michael Paulson

After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to present.

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Photo Coverage: Erich Bergen, Noah Galvin, Isabelle Fuhrman, and More Star in THE 24 HOUR MUSICALS

Favorites of stage and screen took to the Irene Diamond Stage at the Pershing Square Signature Center last night to help The 24 Hour Plays mark its 24th anniversary with an intimate produ…

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BWW Blog: A Path After Acting School from Atlantic Acting School Alum, Faculty Member Rachel Begelman

What do you do when you finish acting school and don't know what's next? Rachel Begelman from the Atlantic Acting School shares her journey here.

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Shoshana Bean, Joshua Henry, and Rob McClure to Join Jason Robert Brown and Stephen Sondheim in Concert

SubCulture and Jason Robert Brown announced today that Shoshana Bean (Waitress), Joshua Henry (Carousel), and Rob McClure(Beetlejuice) will join Brown, Stephen Sondheim, and Katrina Lenk in …

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‘A STRANGE LOOP’ EXPANDS BOUNDARIES: REVIEW by Philip Boroff

Did he really just say that? And sing that? Scott Rudin, Tyler Perry, Disney, critics, and the composer-lyricist-librettist Michael R. Jackson himself are among those skewered and scrutin…

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24 Hour Musicals – a Marathon of Good Will and Fundraising by Sandi Durell

  Favorites of stage and screen took to the Irene Diamond Stage at the Pershing Square Signature Center last night to help The 24 Hour Plays mark its 24th anniversary with an intimate pr…

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Shoshana Bean, Joshua Henry, Rob McClure to Join Jason Robert Brown and Stephen Sondheim for SubCulture Concert by Ryan McPhee

The one-night-only benefit, also featuring Tony winner Katrina Lenk, has released a new batch of tickets.

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Enter for a Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets to See Kinky Boots Screening by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Welcome to the Land of Lola (on the big screen)!

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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The two sides of Monty Alexander at Ronnie Scott’s, London

The pianist’s week-long residency was split into sections that reflected his heritage in jazz and Jamaican music

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Ease On Down the Road—The Cast Reflects Back 10 Years After The Wiz at Encores! by Felicia Fitzpatrick

In honor of the decade since Ashanti, LaChanze, Joshua Henry, James Monroe Iglehart, and more starred in the show, they look back on their favorite moments.

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An Oral History Of ‘Oh! Calcutta!, Which Premiered 50 Years Ago by Artsjournal1

“An erotic revue conceived by the English theater critic Kenneth Tynan, Oh! Calcutta! took it all off at the Eden Theater, a former pornographic cinema that had been renovated by the show…

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Brazilians Face The Fact That Their Greatest Writer Was Black by Artsjournal1

“The traditional historical photo of [Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis] shows a man whose skin is nearly as light as his crisp white dress shirt. … Machado was known to be the descendant o…

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Charles Reich, Author Of ‘The Greening Of America’, Dead At 91 by Artsjournal1

“Reich was a popular Yale University professor whose students included both Bill and Hillary Clinton and a respected legal scholar when a 39,000-word excerpt from The Greening of America r…

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Goes To Broadway To See “What The Constitution Means To Me” by Artsjournal

Ginsburg got a standing ovation when her famous line about women on the Supreme Court was said by a cast member: “When will there be enough women on the court? My answer is, when there…

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What Goes On Backstage At The World’s Oldest Theatre Collective by Artsjournal1

“Theatre collective” may seem a surprising way to describe the Comédie-Française (est. 1680), but it’s accurate: the company is owned and controlled by its actors and other members. …

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Livestreaming the 2019 Annual LMDA Conference

By . Livestreaming the 2019 Annual Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas Conference: Crossing Borders, Pt.

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HBO supports Fountain Theatre’s cops/kids program ‘Walking the Beat’ with $10,000 gift by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre is pleased to announce that HBO is making a generous contribution of $10,000 to support Walking the Beat, the Fountain’s educational arts program that brings together …

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How a Michael R. Jackson Musical Throws Us for a ‘Loop’ by David Finkle

An autobiographical musical about an autobiographical musical about -- well, you know. The post How a Michael R. Jackson Musical Throws Us for a ‘Loop’ appeared first on Clyde Fitch Repo…

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"Dying City" is resurrected by Simon Saltzman

Review of play Christopher Shinn

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Review: ‘HERstory: Love Forever, Hip Hop’ at The Kennedy Center by John Stoltenberg

I have to marvel at all the ways the national culture temple named for our 35th president reaches out to an audience that looks like America. There’s no such uniform audience, of course—…

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Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole, and Uzo Aduba Set for Musical Steven Universe TV Movie by Dan Meyer

The Cartoon Network adventure series will debut its first full-length film this fall.

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ACT INC's 'Leaving Iowa' is a nostalgia trip by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ACT INC presents comedy-drama about vacationing family.

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‘It’s both ordinary & extraordinary’: Director Jessica Wilson takes audience on a journey in Passenger by Emma Clarendon

Director Jessica Wilson chatted to Emma Clarendon about Passenger, playing as part of the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival from 21 June 2019.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)
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A Look at Mel Brooks on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The EGOT-winning comedian returned to Broadway as part of Lunt-Fontanne’s In Residence July 17-18.

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Photo Flash: Mel Brooks Takes Up Residency on Broadway

Blazing Saddles. Young Frankenstein. The Producers. Mel Brooks has created some of the most iconic comedies in film history, and he is returning to the New York stage for an exclusive two-ni…

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GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Announced Limited Engagement in Toronto

After critically acclaimed, smash-hit runs at The Old Vic London, in London's West End, and at The Public Theater New York, GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY will bring its rousing spirit to Toron…

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BWW Album Review: Laura Benanti Arrives in MY FAIR LADY

the latest revival of My Fair Lady proved that they're all for breaking traditions, and this is just the latest one: releasing an EP with Laura Benanti. It's a treat to hear another of moder…

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Billy Porter To Direct THE PURISTS at Huntington Theatre Company

Huntington Theatre Company announced today that tickets to The Purists are now on sale to the general public. The world premiere play, directed by Tony and Grammy Award winner Billy Porter (…

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Clive Owen and Anna Gunn Rehearse Tennessee Williams' The Night of the Iguana in the West End by Mark Peikert

Directed by James Macdonald, the revival begins previews July 6.

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Photo Flash: Kate Baldwin, Joshua Henry and More Celebrate Grand Opening of Open Jar Studios

Open Jar Studios, Manhattan's newest and largest rehearsal space, celebrated its Grand Opening last night, June 17, 2019 with a star-studded crowd.

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Charlie Pollock on Being a 'Giddy Schoolgirl' Joining Pretty Woman and Singing at Parent-Teacher Talent Shows by Caitlin Moynihan

Charlie Pollock is back on Broadway in Pretty Woman as misogynistic lawyer Phillip Stuckey, a role he took over from original cast member Jason Danieley. It's been five years since Polloc…

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Bob Dylan's 'Girl From the North Country' coming to Broadway

After a successful Off-Broadway run last year, "The Girl From the North Country," featuring the music of Bob Dylan, will come to Broadway next year.

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Serpentine Galleries chief resigns in Israel spyware row

Yana Peel owns stake in husband’s private equity fund that controls NSO Group

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Girl From The North Country Moving to Broadway by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Girl From The North Country, the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway musical that enjoyed a celebrated run at the Public Theater earlier this season, is coming to Broadway. The musical with a …

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‘Girl from the North Country’ announces Broadway run by Caitlin Huston

“Girl from the North Country” will come to Broadway this season. The musical, featuring the songs of Bob Dylan and written and directed by Conor McPherson, will begin performances at the…

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Adaptation of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Will Play Cuba

Presna Latina reports that a Spanish-language adaptation of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA written by local radio and television scriptwriter Pedro Urbezo will play Havana, Cuba.

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Potomac Theatre Project to Bring Works by Stoppard, Pinter, Beckett, and Havel Off-Broadway This Summer by Olivia Clement

Dogg’s Hamlet, Cahoot’s Macbeth, and Havel: The Passion of Thought will run in repertory at Atlantic Stage 2.

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Jennifer Saunders Stars in Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit by Mark Peikert

Richard Eyre directs the production for Theatre Royal Bath.

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VIDEO: On This Day, June 18- Happy Birthday, Kerry Butler!

On this day. we're celebrating Broadway star and one of the resident ghosts of the Winter Garden Theatre in Beetlejuice, the great Kerry Butler!

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Yerma: Simmering When It Ought to Boil by Bob Verini

Garcia Lorca’s folk tragedy invokes earth, fire, and water, but gets mostly infused with air The post Yerma: Simmering When It Ought to Boil appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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‘Has a lot of heart & a traditional menu’: A RIGHT ROYALE TEA – Amba Hotel Charing Cross by Shanine Salmon

A Right Royale Tea from BoRo Live Experiences is a fun and frothy show aimed mostly at the grey pound and those looking to expand on their afternoon team experiences.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Casting announced for West End revival of Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain – Part Four!

Birmingham Stage Company have announced their cast for the West End return of Horrible Histories' most successful instalment, Barmy Britain – Part Four! The Nimax Theatres production open…

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Histories Repeating: A Review of If I Forget at Victory Gardens Theater by Sheri Flanders

This new play from Steven Levenson sees the past and present as a continuum of conflict.

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7 Actors Play 25 Roles in New Off-Broadway Musical With a Song in My Fists by Andrew Gans

The new show is a parody of the movie musical romps of the 1930s.

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Conor McPherson-Bob Dylan Musical Girl From the North Country Will Move to Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The acclaimed musical Girl From the North Country is headed uptown. The new show written and directed by Tony-nominated playwright Conor McPherson and featuring the music of Bob Dylan, which…

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Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit to Receive New Film Adaptation with Judi Dench by Andy Lefkowitz

A fresh film version of Noël Coward's iconic farce Blithe Spirit has been newly announced by Variety. Filming is underway for the flick, which will feature Tony- and Oscar-winning actress …

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Girl From the North Country, featuring Bob Dylan songs, is coming to Broadway by Jessica Derschowitz

Girl From the North Country is making its way to Broadway. The musical, which uses songs from the Bob Dylan catalog to tell the stories of residents in a Depression-era Midwestern boarding h…

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Review Roundup: A STRANGE LOOP at Playwrights Horizons

Playwrights Horizons, in association with Page 73, present the world premiere production of A Strange Loop, with book, music, and lyrics by 2017 Jonathan Larson Award and 2017 Lincoln Center…

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Sacred Fools Announces 4-Show Season by American Theatre Editors

The 2019-20 lineup will include works by Vanessa Claire Stewart, Dave Hanson, Bob DeRosa, and Madhuri Shekar.

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Art Requires Empathy. Machines Don’t Have It. So Can They Make Art We Will Relate To? by Artsjournal

“We are able to empathise with nonhuman characters or intelligent machines in human-made fiction because they have been conceived by other human beings from the only subjective perspective…

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Again, Sergei Polunin Tries, And Fails, To Explain His Way Out Of The Doghouse by Artsjournal1

He told Italy’s Corriere della sera, “Men must get up and rediscover the force to assume responsibility, whether they are gay or straight, and not become lazy. If women start to think th…

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No More All-Male Comedy-Writing Teams, Declares UK TV Network by Artsjournal1

“ITV will no longer commission comedy shows with all-male writers’ rooms, the broadcaster’s head of comedy has said. Saskia Schuster said she realised last year that ‘an awful lot of…

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Once Again, An Errant Tweet Is The Last Straw: Director Of Berlin Jewish Museum Resigns by Artsjournal1

“Pressure had been mounting against the director, Peter Schäfer, over what critics said was an inappropriately political stance for the head of a cultural institution tasked with explaini…

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Why Sotheby’s Was Bought by Artsjournal

The purchase, by Mr. Drahi’s BidFair USA, returns the only publicly traded major auction house to private ownership after 31 years on the New York Stock Exchange. – The New York Times

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Baltimore Symphony Musicians Are Officially Locked Out by Artsjournal1

“Sunday’s decision by the orchestra’s board of trustees locking out the players was not unexpected. Despite the picketers carrying signs reading ‘I Make Less Than I Did a Decade Ago,…

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Warner Is Paying Nearly Half A Billion Dollars To Keep J.J. Abrams by Artsjournal1

“Following a months-long courting process that included multiple suitors, WarnerMedia is in final negotiations for a new partnership with [Abrams’s company,] Bad Robot, sources say. … …

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Sotheby’s Going Private Will Mean Less Transparency About The Art Market by Artsjournal

While the financial deals carved out by Christie’s with buyers, sellers and third-party guarantors (one of whom is often thought to be the firm’s owner itself, François Pinault) remain …

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How The National Orchestral Institute Is Preparing Diverse Young Musicians For The Orchestra World (And Vice Versa) by Artsjournal1

Anne Midgette: “Preparing young musicians for a career in music looks different now than it did in 1988, when NOI began. A big part of instrumentalists’ training has always been learning…

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Susannah Hunnewell, Publisher Of The Paris Review, Dead At 52 by Artsjournal1

“Ms. Hunnewell joined the magazine as an editorial intern in the late-1980s, when it was run out of an 8-by-14-foot office in the Upper East Side brownstone of its co-founder and editor Ge…

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Why More Than A Third Of The Board At Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre Quit by Artsjournal1

A letter from eight of the 13 departing board members noted that two leading candidates for CEO of the theater withdrew after meeting with the president of Roosevelt University (which owns t…

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The Ongoing Destruction Of The Bamiyan Buddhas (As If What The Taliban Did Weren’t Bad Enough) by Artsjournal1

“Most of the time, the remains of the monument are so poorly guarded that anyone can buy a ticket ($4 for foreigners, 60 cents for Afghans), walk in and do pretty much whatever he wants. A…

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Girl from the North Country to transfer to Broadway by Georgia Snow

Girl from the North Country will open on Broadway next year, it has been announced. The musical, which has music and lyrics

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GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Comes to Broadway's Belasco Theatre in February 2020

After its hit runs at The Public Theater, The Old Vic London, and in the West End, Girl from the North Country will come to Broadway, beginning performances on Friday, February 7 at the …

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‘Girl From the North Country,’ With Bob Dylan Songs, Is Bound for Broadway by Michael Paulson

The show, written and directed by Conor McPherson, explores the struggles of boardinghouse residents in Depression-era Minnesota.

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Broadway Grosses w/e 6/16/2019: Hadestown Rivals Hamilton

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending June 16, 2019. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League.

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A Stonewall Rioter Created a Dessert Based on That Night That Will Knock You Over—and So Will His Story by Ruthie Fierberg

At StoryCourse PrideTable, queer chefs unite to tell their stories of Pride through a five-course gourmet meal.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Napoli, Brooklyn review at Park Theatre, London – ‘warm performances’ by Julia Rank

Inspired by her mother’s experiences growing up in a large Italian-American family, Meghan Kennedy’s play Napoli, Brooklyn (set in 1960 and performed

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Normal Ave to Launch 2019–2020 Season With New Lily Houghton Play by Olivia Clement

The NYC-based theatre company will also present a world premiere by Kayla Martine, plus Suzan-Lori Parks' The Book of Grace.

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Game of Thrones star Philip McGinley cast alongside Samantha Womack in the West End production of The Girl on the Train

Further casting has been announced for the upcoming West End transfer of the hit stage play, The Girl On The Train, which was adapted from Paula Hawkins' bestseller of the same name that s…

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'If you feel awkward, you've got it right': the actors playing Adrian Mole

Discos, homework and endless rehearsals … the four stars in the lead role in the West End musical share their diaries Dear Diary, Not only have I got to learn my lines but I also have to d…

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Russell Granet Named President and CEO of The New 42nd Street by Adam Hetrick

Granet most recently served as Acting President of Lincoln Center.

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Dylan Musical on Broadway. Something’s Coming, Something’s Gone. Tony Fallout. #Newsworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

The first publicity shot from Steven Spielberg’s movie remake of “West Side Story,” planned for December 2020, came on the same week as the death of Franco Zeffirelli, whose 1968 film …

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Inside The 24 Hour Musicals With Noah Galvin, Montego Glover, and More by Marc J. Franklin

The benefit evening showcased four new musicals, created in just 24 hours.

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Bob Dylan Musical Girl From the North Country to Play Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The musical premiered in London before playing Off-Broadway’s Public Theater in 2018.

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Dropping Gumballs on Luke Wilson, Directed by Theresa Rebeck, Opens Off-Broadway by Adam Hetrick

Ann Harada, Dean Nolen, and David Wohl star in the new Rob Ackerman play that opens June 18.

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Top Ten Tips for West End Live by Sophie Garrod

With just one week to go, I thought it would be the perfect time to put together my Top Ten Tips for attending West End Live and I hope it helps.

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Director Tatty Hennessy: ‘We’re bringing Shakespeare right into the heart of communities’ by Giverny Masso

Tatty Hennessy’s credits as a writer include A Hundred Words for Snow, which premiered at London’s Vault Festival before transferring to Trafalgar

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Watch Derek Klena in the Online Premiere of Award-Winning Everything’s Fine: A Panic Attack in D Major by Dan Meyer

The short film, directed by Zack Morrison, follows a millennial college graduate undergoing a quarter life crisis.

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Watch Derek Klena in the Online Premiere of Emmy-Winning Everything’s Fine: A Panic Attack in D Major by Dan Meyer

The short film, directed by Zack Morrison, follows a millennial college graduate undergoing a quarter life crisis.

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With a Name Like Dink Trout, You’ve Got to be Good by Trav S.D.

Francis “Dink” Trout (1898-1950) was a fascinating jack of all trades: musician, radio personality, screen actor, voice-over artist. He started out as a trombonist and marimba player in …

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Sara Martin: The Famous Moanin’ Mama by Trav S.D.

Louisville-born blues singer Sara Martin (Sara Dunn, 1884-1955) started out on the black vaudeville circuits sometime prior to 1915. Advertised as “The Colored Sophie Tucker” or “The F…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 09:42AM

Girl From the North Country Star Luba Mason Will Debut New Cabaret Act With Billy Stritch by Andrew Gans

The actor and recording artist will play The Green Room in July.

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Cast Set for Reading of Alfo Learns to Love by Andrew Gans

Dennis Grimaldi directs the romantic comedy.

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The Living Ticket Model with Heather Cohn and Corinna Schulenburg of Flux Theatre Ensemble by Jeffrey Mosser, Heather Cohn, Corinna Schulenburg

By Jeffrey Mosser, Heather Cohn, Corinna Schulenburg. In this episode of the From the Ground Up Podcast, Jeffrey Mosser talks with Heather Cohn and Corinna Schulenburg of Flux Theatre Ensemb…

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The Phantom of the Opera National Tour Casts New Christine Daaé by Adam Hetrick

Emma Grimsley will join principal cast members Derrick Davis and Jordan Craig in the new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-running hit.

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FX's Pose Will Return for a Third Season by Dan Meyer

The second season of the hit drama, starring Billy Porter and Mj Rodriguez, is currently airing.

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Mapping the Major Events by D.w. Gregory

Determining your play’s key plot points The post Mapping the Major Events appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Review: Falsettos, the Lincoln Center tour at The Kennedy Center by Roy Maurer

I guess I just don’t get Falsettos. The Tony Award® winning musical may have been fresh at its 1992 Broadway debut—it’s mainstream depiction of gay couples was certainly trailblazing…

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First Look: The Face Zone, spoken-word vignettes with matching surreal art by Guest Writer

It all started with two overlapping events in childhood. To amuse the five-year-old me, my father drew a face on the inside bottom of a large water thermos that he used for tennis. When you …

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‘Incredibly thought-provoking piece of work’: KILL CLIMATE DENIERS – Pleasance Theatre ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

Kill Climate Deniers is a crazy show that’s surprisingly considered, as well as cathartic, raising big points and big laughs – a vital part of the climate conversation.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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FX Renews POSE for Season Three

FX's award-winning and groundbreaking drama series Pose has received a third season order following news that its second season premiere telecast was the series' most-watched episode, it w…

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BWW Review: Michael R. Jackson's Clever and Tuneful A STRANGE LOOP Zeros In On The Exclusive Side of Inclusiveness

'Don't roll your eyes at me,' a person of influence instructs a promising young musical theatre writer. 'I'm the chair of the Second-Coming-Of-Sondheim Award so I know what the fuck I'm talk…

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Casting announced for the West End premiere of Falsettos, the original Broadway musical

The West End cast of Falsettos have been announced for the big UK premiere at The Other Palace Theatre. The show-stopping London debut of Falsettos comes after nearly three decades since t…

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In rehearsal: Clive Owen & Anna Gunn in The Night Of The Iguana by Robin Johnson

There's a storm coming to the Noël Coward Theatre next month, as Clive Owen and Anna Gunn take to the stage in The Night Of The Iguana. The post In rehearsal: Clive Owen & Anna Gunn in…

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Read Reviews for New Michael R. Jackson Musical A Strange Loop at Playwrights Horizons by Adam Hetrick

The world premiere musical opened Off-Broadway June 17.

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Cristina Angeles Named Roundabout's New Directing Fellow by Olivia Clement

Angeles joins Whitney White, Miranda Haymon and Kathleen Capdesuner as the fourth director in the program.

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Strange Fruit review – Caryl Phillips’ immigrant family feel the heat by Michael Billington

Bush theatre, LondonNancy Medina directs a slow-burning story of a family caught between two cultures in 80s Britain As part of its policy of reviving neglected plays by writers of colour, t…

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How to choose your three-year drama course by Susan Elkin

The Federation of Drama Schools’ membership includes 20 of the UK’s foremost training institutions. But what makes the offering at one school

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‘A wonderful feat of ensemble storytelling’: CITYSONG – Soho Theatre by Laura Kressly

Citysong contemplates the timeless cycle of life by following three generations of a family on one important day.

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How These Two Young Out Female Producers Championed Two Hit Broadway Shows This Season by Mark Peikert

Part of the Hadestown and What the Constitution Means to Me teams, respectively, Sally Cade Holmes and Rachel Sussman want to open more doors.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Strange Fruit review at Bush Theatre, London – ‘an assured and affecting revival’ by JN Benjamin

Errol Marshall wants to know himself. This overwhelming desire fuels a burning rage and consumes every fibre of his being. It’s literally

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15 Years Later, An Arts Criticism Model Where Open Access Is Assumed by Joe Patti

If you didn’t happen to see it rolling around social media or on Artsjournal.com last week, Carolina Performing Arts’ festival, The Commons, experimented with a new model of criticism. …

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Listen Up; Hamilton! by Corine Cohen

Review of ‘BROADWAY BY THE YEAR 1987 and 2015 last evening at THE TOWN HALL. Listen to Corine’s podcast and creative team of Hamilton Don’t take away his shot! One thing to note is The…

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Standing @ Zero: The Prom's Drew Redington by JK

So, why "Standing at Zero"? You know the numbers across the front of the stage? Zero is center, and we are putting one performer front and center.This month, we are celebrating a relative ne…

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Colin Ingram: ‘As a producer, you have to be brilliant for 10 minutes a day’ by Nick Smurthwaite

As he clocks up a quarter of a century as a producer, Colin Ingram is sending a new production of Grease on

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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Debra Messing is Coming Back to Broadway, “Hillary & Clinton” Will Close Early, & “Pretty Woman” Fave on “Big Brother”! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday…

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Best of the Blogs: From Brexit via Plenty to A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Lisa Martland

Amidst editor Lisa Martland’s seven Top Picks from the last week of theatre are Libby Purves’ description of her blissful time at Nicholas Hytner’s immersive production of A Midsummer …

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Broadway’s Next Class: Trevor Salter by Mo Brady

by Marialena Rago Trevor Salter (Photo by Corinne Louie)  “…

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Broadway’s Next Class: Abby Jaros by Mo Brady

by Jason Forbach Abby Jaros (Photo by Corinne Louie) Boca Rato…

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Broadway’s Next Class: Florrie Bagel by Mo Brady

by Abigail Charpentier Florrie Bagel (Photo by Corinne Louie) …

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Broadway’s Next Class: Ian Coulter-Buford by Mo Brady

by Marialena Rago Ian Coulter-Buford (Photo by Corinne Louie) …

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After 6 decades of parked cars, garage at Ninth and Penn closes by Mark Belko / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ninth and Penn garage to be replaced with state-of-the-art 700-space structure.

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2% pay rise for writers at Royal Court, National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company by Matthew Hemley

Writers working for the Royal Court, the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company will see their minimum rates of pay increase

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On the Couch with Bradley McCaw by Arts Review

Who is Bradley McCaw? Bradley McCaw is an award winning Australian who loves writing in the third person. He LOVES musicals so much, he has dedicated a good 10 years to his life to making th…

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PHOTOS: Jean-Paul Sartre’s The Flies go underground at the Bunker Theatre by Press Releases

Jean-Paul Sartre wrote 1943's The Flies while living in Nazi-occupied Paris. Exchange Theatre, dedicated to bringing French theatre to British audiences, has given it a modern, multimedia po…

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Hansel and Gretel review at Open Air Theatre, London – ‘an energetic, feel-good production’ by George Hall

In Operaland, Hansel and Gretel is not just for Christmas – hence this midsummer co-production by English National Opera at Regent’s Park,

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Casting announced for film adaptation of Everybody's Talking About Jamie with Game of Thrones' Richard E Grant set to star

Film 4, the production studio behind the upcoming big screen adaptation of Everybody's Talking About Jamie, have just announced the cast for the big screen, including Game of Thrones star R…

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PHOTOS: ZooCo’s Sirens are ready to challenge the myth & rewrite history by Featured Content

ZooCo's Sirens are ready to raise their voices at Greenwich Theatre this week, challenging long-held myths and rewriting history. Leave your gender expectations at the door and check out our…

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Photo Coverage: Inside Irish Repertory Theatre's 30th Anniversary Celebration Gala

Irish Repertory Theatre held its 30th Anniversary Celebration Gala on Monday June 17th at 7:00PM at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center (1941 Broadway, New York, NY 10023).

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Wake Up With BWW 6/18: First Look at the WEST SIDE STORY Cast, Debra Messing in BIRTHDAY CANDLES, and More!

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Debra Messing returns to Broadway, first look at the West Side Story cast, and more!

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Caught Stealing: The Art of Misappropriation by Arts Review

A new exhibition turning the spotlight on a posse of Australian contemporary artists who engage in theft as a creative strategy, the National Art School presents Caught Stealing: The Art of …

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Photo Coverage: Lisa Howard, Kenita Miller, and More Perform at Broadway By The Year: Broadway Musicals Of 1987 and 2015

The Town Hall presented Broadway By The Year: Broadway Musicals of 1987 and 2015 on Monday, June 17 at 8pm. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the eveni…

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‘Does not fully live up to its clever concept’: WIFE – Kiln Theatre by Tom Bolton

Samuel Adamson’s take on A Doll’s House is an ambitious play, sometimes overly so, which delivers fascinating moments but has a tendency to fall short.

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Calling all dance experimenters, improvisors, LGBTQ artists and those unafraid to fail — Poonie’s Cabaret is back by Lauren Warnecke

In the summer of 2002, I remember improvising with my Columbia College classmates at Links Hall. We were dressed in black jazz pants and white T-shirts — in hindsight, white T-shirts in Ju…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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A Guide to New York City for Musical Film Buffs by Broadway Direct

You already know that there is no shortage of musicals set in the Big Apple, but did you know that a lot of them actually have been filmed on the streets of New York City as well? In the fir…

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Citysong review at Soho Theatre, London – ‘poignant, lyrical and gorgeously written’ by Natasha Tripney

Time, and its passing, loom large in Dylan Coburn Gray’s Verity Bargate award-winning ‘play for voices.’ It zooms in on one Dublin

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The story of Mrs. T and me — in a hundred words by Artsjournal1

Inspired by a series that The New York Times describes as “Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words,” I thought I’d try to sum up the wild…

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'An obsessive, mischievous genius': actors pay tribute to Franco Zeffirelli by Chris Wiegand

Brooke Shields, Robert Powell, Jeremy Irons and Fanny Ardant share their memories of working with the virtuoso director He was very tough but in a loving way. Franco was always wanting and e…

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Napoli, Brooklyn, Park Theatre review - lacking substance by Katherine Waters

Actors battle with accents and a wooden script in 1960s drama set in a New York Italian immigrant neighbourhood According to their mother, Luda (played by Madeleine Worrall, pictured below),…

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Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes Gave Us Fox. These Shows Try to Make Sense of It All. by James Poniewozik

“The Loudest Voice,” “Ink” and “Succession” map out the influential world the two men created.

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The Children review at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick – ‘a deftly directed production’ by Stephen Longstaffe

Lucy Kirkwood’s 2016 play The Children is set in the aftermath of an accident at a British nuclear power station. Married couple

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I Hope it’s Not Raining in London by Arts Review

A contemporary, hybrid-experimental theatre piece which sets out to explore our perceived realities and the effects of trauma, Bearfoot Theatre presents I Hope it’s Not Raining in London a…

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New cast announced for West End’s The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

Mischief Theatre’s widely acclaimed The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is set to continue at the Criterion Theatre with a new cast! Since the hilarious comedy opened back in 2016, following…

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The Green Room: If you could perform in only one writer’s work, whose would it be? by Jon Dryden Taylor

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

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Producer Dawinder Bansal: ‘My first job showed me the arts is a place where you ‘stand out’ to fit in’ by John Byrne

Part of the way through my computer science degree I knew it wasn’t a career I wanted to follow after graduation. I

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‘Not only makes you perspire, but also cry’: SWEAT – West End by Aleks Sierz

Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer-Prize-winning drama Sweat vigorously massages the wounded heart of rustbelt America.

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Youth theatre teacher David Lloyd: ‘Don’t let anyone tell you to have a back-up plan’ by John Byrne

How did you start off in theatre? My first memories of theatre are of being taken to musicals as a child and

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The Bridges of Madison County cast joining Jenna Russell announced

Jason Robert Brown’s The Bridges of Madison County will be opening at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory for a strictly limited run this summer with performances from 13 July 2019 to 14…

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PHOTOS: How many Shit-faced shows have you drunk your way through? by Featured Content

How many Shit-faced shows have you seen? 2019 marks the biggest-ever Shit-faced season at their London home base at Leicester Square Theatre. This week, Shit-faced Shakespeare: Hamlet follow…

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Audra McDonald Faces Her Fear in 'Frankie and Johnny' by Variety

The Tony-winning actress talks intimacy onstage, Broadway diversity and why she calls Michael Shannon "The Rev."

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Strictly Ballroom by Arts Review

Having been a part of the seventies ballroom dancing world, the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) production of Strictly Ballroom is sheer entertainment delight that had …

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On the Couch with Rhonda Burchmore by Arts Review

Who is Rhonda Burchmore? Rhonda also known affectionately as Ruda is a compassionate, intelligent, gutsy chanteuse who loves people, animals, fishing and things of beauty whether they be lan…

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Briefly–Still Working At It After 400+ Years by Joe Patti

Around 1600 Shakespeare wrote about brevity being the soul of wit in Hamlet. Roughly 400 years later,  phone text messaging and Twitter limited us to the number of characters one could post…

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From Belle to Beetlejuice: Celebrating the Stage Work of Kerry Butler by Hannah Vine

The Tony nominee celebrates her birthday June 18.

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Actor Marina Sirtis: ‘You know you’re an icon when the drag queens start doing you’ by Tom Wicker

The Star Trek actor – originally from Hackney – is returning to the UK stage in a play about a former TV

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Travesties by Arts Review

Like Alan Moore’s work, Lost Girls, Tom Stoppard’s Travesties holds at its centre an unlikely confluence of popular figures in one location at the same time. While Moore’s sublime book…

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Catherine Kodicek: We need to take our duty of care to the environment seriously by Catherine Kodicek

The ongoing Extinction Rebellion protests that brought central London to a standstill for a few days in May have at last brought

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte Für Kinder” at Oper Köln, Germany by Blouin Artinfo

Oper Koln presents Mozart’s “Die Zauberflote Fur Kinder (The Magic Flute for Children)” through June 28, 2019. In a version by Brigitta Gillessen, Rainer Muhlbach, and Philipp Matthias…

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival: Bobby Fox – The Irish Boy by Arts Review

Joseph Campbell wrote “the privilege of a lifetime is being who you are” and Bobby Fox, we are truly thankful that you shared who you are with us on Saturday night. From the moment he wa…

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“Lyrical Road: Knights of the Round Table” at Opéra de Lausanne, Switzerland by Blouin Artinfo

“Lyrical Road: Knights of the Round Table” is currently on stage at Opera de Lausanne, Switzerland through July 12, 2019.It is one of the big operettas by Herve, who was nicknamed “the…

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Three puddings in a pool: The Merrie Christmas Show by Lindsay Price

If you need a holiday show that’s great for beginners, can accommodate almost any sized cast and has lots of room for audience participation, then you need The Merrie Christmas Show by Lin…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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“ABBA: The Concert” at Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

Hollywood Bowl is all set to host a grand tribute concert, “ABBA: The Concert” by one of the best ABBA tribute bands in the world on June 30, 2019.  In announcing the concert and the ba…

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Giacomo Puccini’s “La fanciulla del West” at Mariinsky Theatre, Saint Petersburg by Blouin Artinfo

Directed by Arnaud Bernard, Giacomo Puccini’s “La fanciulla del West” is all set to be staged at the Mariinsky Theatre II beginning June 14 through July 23, 2019.The Mariinsky Theatre …

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“Espæce” at BAM, New York by Blouin Artinfo

The physical theatre “Espaece” will be on stage at the Brooklyn Academy of Music beginning June 20 through June 22, 2019.A piece by Aurelien Bory, the conception, scenography, and the di…

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Patrick Drahi brings hammer down on Sotheby’s

Welcome to Due Diligence, the FT’s daily deals briefing

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What Changes Did Your School Make to Shows So They'd Be Less Controversial? - Whether staff cut swearwords or swastikas, or asked for script rewrites,

Whether staff cut swearwords or swastikas, or asked for script rewrites, we want to hear your stories---Last fall, when I read that the principal of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Musi…

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Xiao Nan Yu’s swan song with the National Ballet of Canada by Michael Crabb - Special To The Star

Principal dancer is set to take the lead in The Merry Widow, her last ballet with the esteemed company after joining more than 20 years ago.

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