Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Isn’t Everyone Creating A Museum In Their Basement? by Joe Patti

There was an article in Forbes last month about the glut of empty museums in China. While many museums in the United States have larger collections than they can possibly display, storing th…

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Facetime Interview: Rita Rudner: "Two's A Crowd" at 59E59 Theaters by Adam Rothenberg

Live from New York City, I interview "Lady Ha-Ha" herself, comedian Rita Rudner, about her new ORIGINAL Off-Broadway Musical Comedy Two's A Crowd. From taking risks to room service, Rita &am…

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Bitch, Antigone by Arts Review

With sell-out seasons across the globe and prior to their return to the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe, Out Cast Theatre – Australia’s longest running LGBTI+ theatre company returns to The Butter…

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘That’s Not How It Happened’ by Amy Kotkin

Funny, sweet, and poignant, Colleen Hindsley’s one-woman show, That’s Not How It Happened, will resonate with anyone who misses their parents, has endured the torture of older siblings, …

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Video: New LION KING Clips Feature 'Hakuna Matata' And More!

Before Simba & co. return to the big screen, get to know Timon and Pumbaa, voiced by Billy Eichner and Seth Rogan, as they debut 'Hakuna Matata' and stumble upon Simba in new clips from …

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Thursday, July 11, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: The Good and Very Bad of the “West Side Story” Casting Announcement and Beyonce’s “Lion King” Mixtape! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hi…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

COROLANUS Begins Next Week At Shakespeare In The Park

The Public Theater will begin performances of the 2019 Free Shakespeare in the Park production of CORIOLANUS on Tuesday, July 16 at The Delacorte Theater.

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Fringe Review: ‘Shakespeare’s Worst’ at Arena Stage Strawberry by Peter Orvetti

“Shakespeare’s Worst,” a Fringe Curated Series selection at this year’s Capital Fringe Festival, has at least two things in common with “Two Gentlemen of Verona,” the play at its…

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Victoria’s creative future is in your hands by Arts Review

Victoria’s position as the creative and cultural capital of Australia will be further strengthened as the Victorian Government kicks off the development of the next creative industries str…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)


(Mark Fisher’s article appeared in the Guardian, 7/9.) Crucible, Sheffield Transformative puppetry, design and direction, and a great human lead, make this adaptation of Yann Martel’s bo…

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Theatre Review: ‘Hairspray’ at Rockville Musical Theatre by Kristen Waagner

Welcome to the 60s! Big hair, bright colors, and dancing abound as social change starts to sweep Baltimore. Rockville Musical Theatre brings community theatre to new heights with “Hairspra…

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Shaky Take-Off: ‘Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise’ at The Shed by Matthew Wexler

(l to r) Jasmine Chiu and PeiJu Chien-Pott in ‘Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise.’ (Photo Stephanie Berger. Courtesy The Shed.) By Matthew Wexler “Maybe if you… The post Shaky Take-Off: ‘…

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Velvet Determination’ by Hilary Sutton

When Cynthia Shaw sits down at the piano and casually busts out Bach’s Allegro from Italian Concerto, you know Velvet Determination isn’t your average Fringe show. Written and performed …

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Concert Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’ at National Symphony Orchestra by Kristin Franco

“Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right, and what is easy.” Dumbledore’s warning acts as a harbinger of a tonal shift to the Harry P…

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Livestreaming the Winter Nights lecture ‘On Theatre’ by Shelagh Magadza

By . The Blue Room Theatre presents the Winter Nights keynote lecture ‘On Theatre’ by Shelagh Magadza livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network o…

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Photo Flash: Laura Osnes Returns To The Birdland Stage!

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented two-time Tony nominee Laura Osnes in another exciting night of "Repertoire Roulette" on Monday, July 8.  

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Warner Announces New Streaming Service Built Around HBO – A Really Dumb Idea? by Artsjournal

Some 35 million households now subscribe to HBO either via their cable service or the HBO Now streaming service. They’re used to paying for premium content. HBO is betting that they’ll p…

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Egypt Asks Interpol To Track Tut Artifact It Believes Was Stolen And Sold At Christie’s Auction by Artsjournal

Egypt said on Tuesday it had asked Interpol to track the statue and other artefacts over alleged missing paperwork, and it criticised British authorities for not supporting its claim. – Th…

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Want To Tear Down Authority, Then Attack The Authority (Not Its Argument) by Artsjournal

“Contrary to the popular view, I think that we sometimes have good reasons to argue against the person. In other words, ad hominem arguments can be good arguments, especially when they are…

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Pacific Symphony Leadership Opportunity in Development by Artsjournal

Lead the $9.5 million annual campaign for the dynamic, innovative Pacific Symphony.

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Skills Versus Knowledge: Are We Teaching Kids The Wrong Way? by Artsjournal

What if the best way to boost reading comprehension is not to drill kids on discrete skills but to teach them, as early as possible, the very things we’ve marginalized—including history,…

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A Push To Create Immersive Virtual Reality Experiences In The Arts by Artsjournal

UK digital minister Margot James described the initiative’s vision in an opening event. “Imagine being inside the world of a Shakespeare play, or in a video game as professional players …

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Christopher Knight Takes Issue With Peter Zumthor’s Comments About How Museums Work by Artsjournal

“Presumably you didn’t mean to insult these folks, who represent a core museum constituency. Every art museum serves two publics — an art public and a general public. After the affront…

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Longtime Seattle actor Joseph P. McCarthy dies at age 64 by Misha Berson

Joseph P. McCarthy appeared in shows by ACT Theatre, Seattle Shakespeare Company, Seattle Public Theater, Strawberry Theatre Workshop and other companies over the years. In addition, he appe…

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Livestreaming the Afro-Atlantic Playwright Festival Closing Roundtable

By . The Playwright's Center in Minneapolis presents the Afro-Atlantic Playwright Festival Closing Roundtable livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV networ…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

‘West Side Story’ Producers Announce Cast for Broadway Revival by Julia Jacobs

The production will include Isaac Powell of “Once on this Island” and the New York City Ballet star Amar Ramasar.

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Listen to the Sound of Love Reinvented in ‘Oklahoma!’ (Headphones On) by Jesse Green

How did a lush throwback like “People Will Say We’re in Love” become the lean, sexy, countrified number being sung today? Follow along as we break it down.

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Moulin Rouge! Stars and Creators on Turning the Hit Film Into a Must-See Broadway Musical Event by

Paul Wontorek interviews the creators and stars Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit, Danny Burstein and more of the Broadway musical Moulin Rouge!

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Six producer Andy Barnes: Where is the British Hamilton? Let me tell you… by Andy Barnes

Investors should look to emerging, home-grown talent for the next musical theatre money-spinner. Take a risk, says producer Andy Barnes – the

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Yiddish 'Fiddler On The Roof' Is A 'Dream Come True' For Lead Actor by Terry Gross

A new, Yiddish language production of the musical is currently running off-Broadway. Steven Skybell, who plays Tevye, and Joel Grey, who directs the show, explain why the play still resonat…

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Capital Fringe review: Hexagon 2019: E Pluribus Screw ‘Em by Dan Desai Martin

Catchy musical numbers and an intoxicated Pierre L’Enfant drawing D.C.’s confusing street layout were the highlights of E Pluribus Screw ‘Em!, a hit-and-miss sketch-comedy-musical-poli…

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Capital Fringe review: Shakespeare’s Worst by Tim Treanor

Let’s get this out of the way first. Two Gentlemen of Verona is not Shakespeare’s worst play. Not by a long shot; not in a universe which has Timon of Athens and Coriolanus and Two Noble…

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Capital Fringe review: A History of Laughter by Kate Gorman

Matt Dundas doesn’t let facts get in the way of telling a good story, particularly if they are making fun of politicians past and present. His one-man show, performed as a walk along Penns…

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Capital Fringe review: The Face Zone, Surreal Daydreams to Trip Your Imagination by Kate Gorman

Upbeat and whimsical, The Face Zone meanders between philosophical musings and autobiographical tales in a Sark-esque combination of drawings and poetry. Bopping from thought to thought, Mar…

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Capital Fringe review: Judge Me Not by Jeffrey Walker

With raw emotion, dashes of humor, and a bold style, Judge Me Not comes out swinging from its first moments. Broken hearts, abused bodies, life and death – all the ups and downs of a group…

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Odds & Ends: Ethan Slater, Lena Hall, Eric William Morris to Lead Reefer Madness Workshop & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Ethan Slater, Lena Hall, Eric William Morris to Lead Reefer Madness WorkshopReefer Madness is inching its way back to the New Yo…

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Jake Boyd stops by HQ to chat about playing Fiyero in Wicked and more with Beth Stevens.

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NiteLife Exchange Picks of the Week

Luba Mason at.The Green Room 42, Wednesday, July 10th at 7:00pm. Freddy Cole, Birdland, Wednesday, July 10th – Saturday, July 13th, shows at 8:30 & 11:00pm nightly

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Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 7/10/19. by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 7/10/19. Tara Franklin headline Chester Theatre’s “On the Exhale”, Majestic Theater announces upcoming season, and other arts news for WMass and No.CT.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

BWW TV: Get a Behind-The-Scenes Look at Goodspeed's PASSING THROUGH in the Show's First Vlog!

Goodspeed Musicals is set to stage the inspiring new musical Passing Through this summer, and we're getting an inside peek with an exclusive vlog series featuring the show's cast and creativ…

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Photo Flash: Head INTO THE WOODS with the Starry Cast of the Town Hall Concert

Get an inside look at the star-studded Broadway concert event of the summer, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods. Produced by and benefitting Cleveland Musical Theatre, the…

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Dramatists Guild Announces 2019 Lanford Wilson Award by American Theatre Editors

Charly Evon Simpson and Abe Koogler will receive $35,000 playwriting award.

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Freddie Jones obituary by Michael Coveney

Veteran actor admired for his roles as ‘Sir’ on stage in The Dresser, the freak-show owner in the 1980 film The Elephant Man and Sandy Thomas in TV’s EmmerdaleFreddie Jones, who has di…

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Meet the Tony Winners: Choreographer Sergio Trujillo of ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ by Jeryl Brunner

Sergio Trujillo shares what it’s like to work with a cast of triple threats

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Twohander: Sherie Rene Scott & Leo Norbert Butz Are Friends(?) in Song by David Finkle

★★★★ Dick Scanlan directs, Todd Almond music directs a longed-for, honest show-biz reunion The post Twohander: Sherie Rene Scott & Leo Norbert Butz Are Friends(?) in Song appeare…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Charming SF Shakes’ ‘As You Like It’ has a secret musical weapon by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

SF Shakes is performing Shakespeare's beloved comedy "As You Like It" at Bay Area parks, complete with songs from SF band the The Kilbanes.

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An Operatic Star Spotter Announces Its 2020 Festival by Zachary Woolfe

Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now will include the one-act “Ellen West” among six works in its January season.

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Listen to the Sound of Love Reinvented in ‘Oklahoma!’ (Headphones On.) by Jesse Green

How did a lush throwback like “People Will Say We’re in Love” become the lean, sexy, countrified number being sung today? Follow along as we break it down.

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BWW TV: Check Out Highlights from the Latest Encores! Endeavor PROMENADE

Next up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Promenade (July 10 & 11) as part of New York City Center's 75th Anniversary Season.

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Mike Daisey scores big in an uneven ‘curated’ series at Capital Fringe Festival by Nelson Pressley

Booking a genuine headliner is a twist for the grab-bag of acts staged around the city every July.

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Jon Michael Hill and Namir Smallwood Are Embattled Brothers in Steppenwolf's True West by Nathan Skethway

The Sam Shepard classic returns to Steppenwolf Theatre Company through August 25.

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West Side Story Broadway revival finds its Tony and Maria by Rosy Cordero

The forthcoming revival of West Side Story has found its leads. The full lineup for the beloved show, which will open at the Broadway Theater, was announced on Wednesday. The production, b…

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Alice Ripley Will Return to THE PINK UNICORN in August

Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley will return to the role of Trisha Lee in their production of Elise Forier Edie's The Pink Unicorn in collaboration with Nancy Manocherian's the cell (338 W 23r…

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Watch Bonnie Milligan, Bryonha Marie Parham, and More in Promenade by Dan Meyer

The presentation of Maria Irene Fornes’ musical runs July 10–11 as part of Encores! Off-Center series at New York City Center.

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The House That Built a Cabaret Show—Dawn Derow at the Laurie Beechman Theatre by Bart Greenberg

The multi-award-winning soprano Dawn Derow returned to the Laurie Beechman Theatre with The House That Built Me, a program that was by turns nostalgic, sentimental and very entertaining.

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TCG Welcomes New Board Members by American Theatre Editors

Six new members join the board, and Kathryn M. Lipuma returns as chair.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Uma Thurman to Join Renée Fleming for World Premiere of André Previn and Tom Stoppard’s Penelope by Ryan McPhee

The work will be presented in memory of Previn, who died earlier this year.

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Ars Nova, The Public Theater, Florida Studio Theatre, and More Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

Playbill's Job Listings offers an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry.

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Meet the Cast of Broadway's Upcoming Revival Of WEST SIDE STORY!

Something great is coming! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the classic Leonard Bernstein musical West Side Story is making its return to Broadway this winter directed by Ivo van Hove, …

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2019 Hollywood Fringe Roundup by Steven Morris

"This year, on the 10th anniversary of the Fringe, there were 414 shows, up from around 300 shows only two years ago in 2017. Several of these received extensions of a few performances or mo…

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How Exactly Do You Go About Translating The Words Of An Opera? by Artsjournal1

Writer Heather O’Donovan looks at the challenges of both translations for singing (fitting new words to the music) and supertitles (fitting the words onto that little screen). – WQXR (Ne…

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Hollywood Is Betting Big On Remakes. But New Study Suggests Audiences Aren’t Thrilled by Artsjournal

The study found that fully 91 percent of remakes drew a less positive audience score than the original. Among critics, the remakes received a lower Metacritic score just slightly less freque…

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Really Good Nature Documentaries ‘Are Great Art, Maybe The Greatest Art Of Our Time’ by Artsjournal1

Sebastian Smee: “I realize the claim sounds odd. After all, they weren’t really intended as high art. They’re television documentaries. They were created primarily to educate and to en…

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Darren Criss to Headline & Pen Songs for Quibi's New Musical Comedy Series Royalties by Andy Lefkowitz

Darren Criss is getting ready to sing out again on the small screen. The celebrated actor, who first shared his powerful pipes with theater fans on TV's Glee, is set to star in Royalties, a…

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Ivo van Hove's West Side Story to Star Isaac Powell, Shereen Pimentel, Amar Ramasar & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for the highly anticipated Broadway revival of West Side Story from Tony-winning director Ivo van Hove and internationally acclaimed choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: Vanessa Hudgens Pays a Visit to OKLAHOMA!

Vanessa Hudgens joined the crowd at the Circle in the Square catching the Tony Award winning revival of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!" on Tuesday night.  After catching the show, s…

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Want to rent art rather than buy? Bay Area has some fun options by Angela Hill

SFMOMA and Oakland Art Library are 2 ways for art lovers to find works to rent for their private use.

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Ready To Rumble: West Side Story Broadway Cast Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

It is no secret that audiences are looking forward to West Side Story in the coming year, whether its Steven Spielberg’s forthcoming big-screen version or the upcoming Broadway revival sch…

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Broadway Cast Announced For Ivo Van Hove’s Upcoming ‘West Side Story’ Revival by Greg Evans

Casting for director Ivo van Hove’s upcoming Broadway revival of West Side Story was announced today by producers Scott Rudin, Barry Diller and David Geffen, with what they’re calling an…

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Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival Presents a Retro Hollywood Magic Flute by David Cote

The production deploys a silent film aesthetic and runs July 17–20.

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Broadway Director Thom Zimny Directs Bruce Springsteen's WESTERN STARS

Bruce Springsteen announced that a performance documentary film has been made of him playing his new Western Stars  during a 10-minute phone-in call to SiriusXM's E Street Radio program t…

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New Zealand Actor Clay Roberts Will Make U.S. Debut as Jack Kelly in Theatre by the Sea’s Newsies by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin at the Rhode Island venue July 17.

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‘West Side Story’ to star Isaac Powell, Shereen Pimentel by Caitlin Huston

The Broadway revival of “West Side Story” will star Shereen Pimentel as Maria and Isaac Powell as Tony.  The revival, directed by Ivo van Hove and produced by Scott Rudin, Barry Diller …

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ’52 Pickup’ by Andrew Walker White

So here’s the deal:  the card game 52 Pickup is, technically, not a game so much as it is a mess.  You grab a deck of cards, say “52 pickup!” and scatter the cards every which way. …

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Five Burning Questions with Fairview Standout Roslyn Ruff

Roslyn Ruff talks about co-starring in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Fairview, why the piece resonates with her and with audiences, and much more.

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘CRAPSHOOT!’ by Andy Arnold

It turns out Al Snow (Todd Blakesley) is that guy – the one who admits to voting for Donald Trump in 2016. His participation in the democratic experiment turns his life upside down. Snow l…

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Isaac Powell, Shereen Pimentel, More Set for West Side Story Broadway Revival by Ryan McPhee

Tony winner Ivo van Hove will direct the new take on the musical.

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Amelia’ by Guest Author

By Rebecca Kurtz There is a lot to love about historical fiction, and writer/director Robert McNamara chose a good branch of history with the beautifully open-ended story of Amelia Earhart…

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Dave Chappelle on Broadway: The Joke Is Getting Old by Jason Zinoman

The comic hasn’t adjusted his material for the setting: he’s still defending wealthy, famous peers and joking about transgender targets.

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Hungary’s Government Building Huge, Multi-Million-Euro Cultural Complex In Budapest Park by Artsjournal1

“The so-called Liget project, initiated in 2011, aims to transform Budapest’s city park (Városliget) into a cultural hub, including the new National Gallery, Museum of Ethnography and H…

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Bournemouth Symphony Calls On Orchestras To Employ Disabled Musicians, Touting Its Own Successes by Artsjournal

It received funding from Arts Council England’s Change Makers initiative to become more accessible and inclusive. Alongside organisational changes like disability awareness training, BSO c…

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Darren Criss to Star In, Write Songs For Musical Comedy Series ROYALTIES for Quibi

From the mind of Emmy & Golden Globe Award-winning actor and songwriter Darren Criss  comes ROYALTIES, a satirical take on the oft-untold story of songwriters behind the world's biggest…

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Apology by Peter Filichia by James Marino

Apology by Peter Filichia regarding his comments of Camp Morning Wood on last week’s This Week on Broadway.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Cast Album Set for Half Time Musical from Prom Creators, Featuring Georgia Engel's Final Performance by Andy Lefkowitz

Sony Masterworks Broadway has announced the release of an original cast recording for Half Time, a new musical which debuted in 2018 at Paper Mill Playhouse. The album will be released on Au…

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It's the Circle of Life! Go Inside the World Premiere of The Lion King Movie by Caitlin Moynihan

We can definitely feel the love during the world premiere of the upcoming The Lion King movie. Starring Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, John Oliver and James Earl Jones r…

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The Prom's Isabelle McCalla on 'Choosing Joy,' Bringing Miss Congeniality to Broadway & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Isabelle McCalla and Caitlin Kinnunen in The Prom (Photo: Deen van Meer)Isabelle McCalla is currently wowing audiences in the The Prom, a show she's been with since she was an ensemble me…

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Body.’ by Julie Janson

If you’re not familiar with devised theater, it’s when an ensemble collaborates on the script, movement, and even score of the production, often through improvisation and storytelling. I…

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Peter Gynt, National Theatre review: A mighty achievement – but with strings attached by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

James McArdle is dazzling in this laugh-out-loud, feel-bad production of Henrik Ibsen's 1867 play

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Darren Criss to Write and Star in Musical Series Royalties for Quibi by Adam Hetrick

The new Jeffrey Katzenberg-founded platform is set to launch next spring.

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Happy Birthday, Jerry Herman — 88, the number of keys on the piano by New York Theater

  Jerry Herman turns 88 today, which is the number of keys on a piano, an instrument he started playing more than eight decades ago, and led to his first musical 65 years ago, “I Feel Won…

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Cutting Up Space and Time by Leah Richards

Cutting Up Space and Time Leah Richards July 10, 2019 - 13:09 Topics Theater Review Tags avant garde …

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VIDEO: Hear That Sound of BEETLEJUICE in a Preview of 'Beautiful Sound'

Beetlejuice is bringing the darkness to Broadway, meanwhile we're bringing you a preview of their big number 'Beautiful Sound'. Check out the video and get for showtime!

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HALF TIME Cast Album to Touchdown August 2nd

Sony Masterworks Broadway today announces the August 2nd release of HALF TIME (ORIGINAL CAST RECORDING), with music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Nell Benjamin and additional music by M…

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What Happens When We Lose The Capacity To Be Bored? by Artsjournal

In the past, work was recognized for its colonizing power, expanding to fill and dominate time itself such that there might exist no clear line between work hours and nonwork hours. Our curr…

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Some Science Has Become So Theoretical It Lacks Evidence. Are We Fooling Ourselves? by Artsjournal

In the past, experiments played a vital role in developing theory and vice versa. For some time now that back-and-forth has not existed in certain fields where experiments are barely managin…

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Vivian Perlis, Who Founded And Ran Who Founded Yale’s Oral History Of American Music, Dead At 91 by Artsjournal1

“[Her] oral history project includes some 3,000 recordings of interviews with composers and other major musical figures, from Aaron Copland to Elliott Carter, from Duke Ellington to John A…

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‘Timely & riveting adaptation’: MEASURE FOR MEASURE – Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon ★★★★ by Anne Cox

Gregory Doran’s timely and riveting adaptation of Measure for Measure is filled with laugh-out-loud humour, but there is also a bleaker side to it that makes it very much a play for today.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Bruce Springsteen Confirms ‘Western Stars’ Performance Film Coming This Year; Broadway Director Thom Zimny Helms by Greg Evans

Bruce Springsteen fans will get to see the Boss play his new Western Stars album after all – on film. Springsteen made the off-the-cuff announcement about a performance documentary during …

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Fringe review: We’re All Going to Fucking Die! by Missy Frederick

It’s probably safe to say that We’re All Going to Fucking Die! is the only Fringe show where you stand a chance at taking home a prostate massager. Despite the cheekily morbid title, thi…

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Fringe review: Surfacing: An Inventory of Helplessness by Tim Treanor

Surfacing: An Inventory of Helplessness is less a story than a meditation on a condition. And the condition is grim. A (Yvonne Paretsky) seeks refuge in Vienna. The law is that if she can es…

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Fringe review: An Eye for an Eye by Hannah Berk

There’s nothing like a Greek tragedy to go from zero to 100 in just over an hour. In this case, we go from the broodings of a slighted god to a mother wielding her own son’s head on a pi…

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Fringe review: 33 1/3 Chorus Girls by Missy Frederick

In 33 1/3 Chorus Girls, seven comedic sketches are linked by the loose thread of “show business.” A klutzy stand-up comedienne tells academic jokes about Harry Potter, surrounded by heck…

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Neil Armstrong and Steve Bannon — two very different Americans profiled

Documentaries released the same week play like Dr Jekyll versus Mr Hyde

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Pavarotti — Ron Howard’s documentary captures the big voice and the small details

The story of the singer’s life is told swiftly and surely, warts and all

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Kursk: The Last Mission vividly captures horror of the submarine tragedy

Matthias Schoenaerts is superb in Thomas Vinterberg’s film

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U.K. Tour of Amélie to Play West End Run at The Other Palace by Adam Hetrick

The Michael Fentiman–directed production premiered at the Watermill Playhouse in April.

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Mexican director Carlos Reygadas’s Our Time is rich, strange and ambitious

A rancher and his wife are at the heart of this widescreen story

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The Dead Don’t Die — Jim Jarmusch’s zombie movie falls flat on its face

A starry cast includes Bill Murray, Adam Driver and Tilda Swinton

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V&A to stage biggest UK exhibition on Iranian art

‘Epic Iran’ will include 300 objects from 5,000 years of history at museum in London

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Read Reviews for Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story at Berkshire Theatre Group by Genesis Johnson

The biomusical continues its run at The Colonial Theatre until July 21.

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New York Stage and Film Reveals Mentors for 2019–2020 Filmmakers’ Workshop by Dan Meyer

Obie-winning playwright Rajiv Joseph is among the artists who will participate in panels to support screenwriters.

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See the Orbison Brothers Take the Stage at Broadway's Pretty Woman: The Musical by Nathan Skethway

The brothers of late "Oh, Pretty Woman" singer Roy Orbison performed the song during the July 9 curtain call at the Nederlander Theatre.

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Dust’ by Julie Janson

Don’t believe your program! Dust is not, in fact, a collection of surreal daydreams to trip your imagination. It is a thought-provoking drama worthy of your attention. It’s the end of th…

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Freedom, Beauty, Truth, Love, and...? The Stars of Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! Reveal Their 5th Bohemian Value by Ryan McPhee

Aaron Tveit, Karen Olivo, Danny Burstein, and more reflect on the ideals central to the show.

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Remembering Rip Torn by Matthew Wexler

Rip Torn (Photo: Tinseltown/ Rip Torn, one of the leading stage actors of his generation and an Emmy Award-winner for his portrayal of the deliciously devious… The post R…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Soul Redeemer’ by William Powell

The road to redemption can be an arduous one, especially when you’ve burned so many bridges in the past. LA TI DO Productions’ Soul Redeemer, with a book by Paul Handy, music and lyrics …

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Lucio Papirio Dittatore review at Opera House, Buxton – ‘rare revival of Caldara’s opera’ by George Hall

Even at a time when Baroque operas are being endlessly revived, the 40 surviving examples by Antonio Caldara haven’t had much of

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How ‘Oklahoma!’ Revolutionized the Cast Album by Laurence Maslon

It took decades for the full Rodgers and Hammerstein score to be available. But even abbreviated, the show helped build a whole new audience for Broadway music.

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For Struggling Actors, No More Waiting Tables. The New Side Gig: Brand Ambassador by Eveline Chao

They are the smiling (and suspiciously attractive) people at product launches. Is the job fulfilling? Not really. But it pays well.

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Neverlanding’ by Em Skow

Years after Wendy’s tales of lost boys, pirates, and mermaids, Michael Darling is grounded and committed to a hospital when his brother, John, finds him on the roof. In the world premiere …

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Artist Thrown Out Of Show For Right-Wing Views, And Controversy Nearly Causes Show’s Cancellation by Artsjournal1

“It has been a turbulent year for the Leipzig Annual Exhibition — so much so that the show was even cancelled at one point because of an outcry over the inclusion, then exclusion, of an …

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Arts Workers Hit Streets To Protest Last-Minute Cuts To Romania’s Culture Budget by Artsjournal1

“In the first public protest by such artists in many years, well-known actors … attended a demonstration of a few hundred people outside the government offices on Victory Square on June …

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Is The Director Who Turned The Indianapolis Museum Of Art Into Newfields Democratizing It Or Destroying It? by Artsjournal1

“Critics have accused [Charles] Venable of dumbing down the museum with his crowd-pleasing, cost-conscious changes. But his program has also touched a nerve as institutions around the coun…

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Actor Rip Torn, 88 by Artsjournal1

“[He] was equally at home in the comedy of the Men in Black film series or TV’s The Larry Sanders Show (for which he won his Emmy) and in the drama of Sweet Bird of Youth or Anna Christi…

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The Company That Tailors Broadway Musicals For School Productions Now Creates Versions For Seniors by Artsjournal1

“Into the Woods Sr. and other musicals tailored to older casts are the brainchild of Freddie Gershon, [Music Theater International’s] co-chairman, who first developed similarly shortened…

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Annabelle Lopez Ochoa On The Challenge Of Creating New Story Ballets by Artsjournal1

“It’s actually very hard to keep the audience engaged in the development of a story. The struggle is figuring out how literal I can be, and how much I can use the abstract aesthetic of d…

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Read An Unpublished Langston Hughes Essay About An Escaped Chain Gang Prisoner by Artsjournal1

The piece, a forward written for the Soviet edition of a novel by Georgia investigative journalist John L. Spivak, recounts an incident from the 1927 road trip Hughes took with Zora Neale Hu…

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Mystical Genie Regrets Granting David Mamet's Wish For Unlimited Second Chances by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Legendary mystical genie Bazuz The Harmonious revealed today that he was the very being who granted playwright David Mamet the wish of “unlimite…

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Paper Mill Playhouse's Half Time to Release Cast Recording by Logan Culwell-Block

The musical features the final performance from the late Georgia Engel, co-starring with Tony winners André De Shields, Lillias White, and Donna McKechnie.

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Manchester dance development body closes after 27 years by Matthew Hemley

Dance development body Dance Manchester has announced its closure after 27 years, blaming a loss of funding from Arts Council England. It

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Amélie Musical Will Transfer to London's Other Palace Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of an acclaimed U.K. premiere at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury, the fantastical new musical Amélie will move to the Other Palace Theatre this fall. The new production, direc…

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Journey to Long Nose’ by Guest Author

By Helen Ganley Labeling the DNA sample bottle and depositing it gingerly into the mail slot feels almost like a rite of passage for many Americans. The masses of inhabitants that bask under…

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Read Reviews for National Theatre's Peer Gynt, Starring James McArdle by Dan Meyer

The Edinburgh Theatre Festival co-production runs in London through October 8.

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VIDEO: BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER's Christina Sajous Takes Over Instagram!

Yesterday, Christina Sajous gave hunters a look behind-the-scenes at the first preview of Joe Iconis' Broadway Bounty Hunter! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun …

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Casting announced for Falsettos at The Other Palace by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Full casting has been announced for the UK Premiere of the award-winning musical Falsettos at The Other Palace. This post Casting announced for Falsettos at The Other Palace …

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Photo Coverage: Remembering Martin Charnin

Today, BroadwayWorld is remembering Martin Charnin, who died earlier this week.

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Brenda Edwards Will Star in Reworked Version of Sister Act Musical by Andrew Gans

Whoopi Goldberg and Jamie Wilson are producing the musical, which will launch in 2020 at the Curve, Leicester.

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London's Falsettos Casts Elliot Morris, Albert Atack, George Kennedy & James Williams as Jason by Andy Lefkowitz

A foursome of emerging stars have been cast as Jason in the upcoming European-premiere staging of William Finn and James Lapine's Falsettos. The previously announced production, directed and…

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Tony Award Nominee Rip Torn Dies at 88 by Adam Hetrick

The prolific actor was known for his roles in Sweet Bird of Youth, Men in Black, and The Larry Sanders Show.

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Scheme launched to improve African and Caribbean representation in off stage roles by Giverny Masso

A new associates programme has been launched to improve African and Caribbean representation in off stage theatre roles. African and Caribbean theatre

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Tony Winner, Oscar Nominee, and RuPaul’s Drag Race Fan Andrew Garfield to Guest Judge on Drag Race UK by Ryan McPhee

The BBC edition of the reality competition is expected to premiere later this year.

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Call Redialed: NEW Allie Trimm Interview: "Not Even The Good Things" by Adam Rothenberg

After seeing Allie Trimm in the York Theatre’s production of Enter Laughing, I am thrilled to catch-up with her about her current role in the dark-comedy Not Even The Good Things. Not Even…

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Rip Torn, Tony-Nominated Broadway Vet & Emmy Winner of The Larry Sanders Show, Dies at 88 by Andy Lefkowitz

Rip Torn, one of the leading stage actors of his generation and an Emmy winner for his portrayal of the devious producer Artie on HBO's The Larry Sanders Show, died on July 9 at his home in …

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Jacob Dickey Will Take a Magic Carpet Ride as the New Title Star of Broadway's Aladdin by Andy Lefkowitz

Current Aladdin ensemble member Jacob Dickey will take over the title role in the Tony-nominated musical beginning on July 16. Ainsley Melham, who currently plays the role, will take his fin…

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UK festival celebrating French contemporary dance launches by Giverny Masso

A new four-month festival billed as the biggest celebration of French contemporary dance in the UK has been launched. FranceDance UK, presented

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‘Be prepared to be enchanted, provoked & emotionally drained’: OTHELLO: REMIXED – Omnibus Theatre by Shanine Salmon

Be prepared to be enchanted, provoked, and emotionally drained in Othello Remixed. This passionate interpretation of Othello feels so right and so believable.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

PANDORA and Disney Team Up for New The Lion King–Inspired Jewelry Collection by Playbill Staff

Fans of The Lion King will be able to purchase newly designed pieces in celebration of the upcoming live-action film.

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Top 5 Must-See Musicals for 16-year-olds

With so much choice in the West End, musicals-wise, it’s hard to know where to start. From Les Misérables to The Lion King, the sheer number of smash-hit shows lining the streets of Londo…

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We Still Love You, Sue Lyon by Trav S.D.

Today we pay frustrated tribute to actress Sue Lyon (b. 1946). Frustrated, of course, because she has successfully maintained a veil of secrecy and anonymity for almost 40 years. She made he…

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Waitress Star Shoshana Bean Performs Musical Numbers from Bridges, Funny Girl & Into the Woods For Her Broadway Bucket List

Waitress star Shoshana Bean performs dream roles from The Bridges of Madison County, Into the Woods and Funny Girl.

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Photo Flash: See Beyonce, Donald Glover, and More on THE LION KING Red Carpet!

Filmmakers, talent and special guests celebrated Disney's “The Lion King” tonight in Hollywood. The movie, which opens on July 19, 2019, welcomes beloved characters back to the big scree…

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Joe Perry Discusses Potential For an Aerosmith Musical

Bio-musicals and jukebox musicals seem to be all the rage on Broadway lately, from Ain't Too Proud and The Cher Show, to the incoming Tina, and longrunner Beautiful. Could an Aerosmith music…

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Photo Coverage: Welcome to the MOULIN ROUGE! The Cast and Creatives Meet the Press!

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is now in previews on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre ahead of a July 25 opening night. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld was there at the Hirs…

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BE MORE CHILL Original Broadway Cast Recording Two Disc CD Set is Now Available For Pre-Order

Be More Chill: Original Broadway Cast Recording is now available for CD pre-order and the two-disc set will be released online and in stores on Friday, July 19.

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A Harvest of Performers by Joe Patti

My summer vacation this year took me back to China. Unfortunately, I didn’t get to meet with China arts administrators on this trip, though I did try to secure some introductions and arran…

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Amid upheavals, there’s good news in Hong Kong: Its ballet thrives  by Sarah L. Kaufman

Under the rebranding efforts of former Washington Ballet head Septime Webre, subscriptions spike and shows sell out.

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Fringe review: Hatpin Panic by Jill Kyle-Keith

With its clever script by playwright Iris Dauteman, Hatpin Panic weaves a terrific Mobius strip of a largely unknown scrap of history from America’s turn of the century women’s suffrage …

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You Can Now Buy a Handbag Made From Broadway’s Kinky Boots Curtain by Ruthie Fierberg

The Kinky Boots collection from SCENERY launches July 10.

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VIDEO: 12-Year-Old Luke Islam Sings 'She Used To Be Mine' From WAITRESS on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT; Gets Golden Buzzer

On an episode of America's Got Talent this week, a 12 year old singer, Luke Islam, took on 'She Used To Be Mine' from Waitress. The song brought judge Julianne Hough to tears, and she gave h…

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Oscar Winner Regina King Will Direct Movie Version of Kemp Powers’ One Night in Miami by Andrew Gans

The Olivier-nominated play follows boxing champion Cassius Clay as he finds his new identity as Muhammad Ali.

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Tony Winner Andrew Garfield and Michaela Coel to Guest Judge on RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE UK

Andrew Garfield and Michaela Coel are the latest names to be Ru-vealed as celebrity guest judges on RuPaul's Drag Race UK, due on BBC Three this autumn.

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Jacob Dickey Takes Over Title Role in ALADDIN Next Week

Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, welcomes Jacob Dickey to the title role on Tuesday, July 16 to Thursday, September 12 at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

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Watch 12-Year-Old Luke Islam's Emotional Performance of ‘She Used to Be Mine’ on America's Got Talent by Ruthie Fierberg

The young singer earned the Golden Buzzer after nailing Sara Bareilles' Waitress ballad.

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Regina King to Direct Film Adaptation of ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI

Oscar-winner Regina King will direct One Night in Miami, based on Kemp Powers' debut play, according to Deadline.

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Diary: No Brucie bonus – just a great balls-up of fire by Tabard

Tabard has spent the past few days wondering whether Theatreland has been struck by a mischievous, havoc-wreaking poltergeist. First, the Lyric Hammersmith’s

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Photo Coverage: Roy Orbison's Sons Perform 'Oh, Pretty Woman' With the Cast of PRETTY WOMAN

Last night, July 9, Alex Orbison and Wesley Orbison, the sons of Roy Orbison, performed their father's hit song 'Oh, Pretty Woman' with the company of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL at the curtai…

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Dramatists Guild Foundation Welcomes A New Class of Fellows by Ruthie Fierberg

The program that fostered the likes of Dear Evan Hansen’s Benj Pasek and Justin Paul also welcomes two new Playwriting Chairs.

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Listen to Beyoncé’s New Song ‘Spirit’ From The Lion King Soundtrack by Dan Meyer

The song will also appear on the companion album The Lion King: The Gift, out July 19.

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Audrey Brisson on Amélie: “We all have that need and desire to connect with one another” by Jennifer Thompson

Jennifer Thompson interviews Audrey Brisson who stars in the titular role of Amélie The Musical. They chat about short rehearsal processes and enduring audience support. 2001’s rom-com, A…

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Broadway’s Aladdin Will Welcome New Title Player by Andrew Gans

Jacob Dickey will step into the role of Aladdin later this month at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

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Amelie the Musical announces London transfer by Giverny Masso

Amelie the Musical is to transfer to London following its UK tour. Having premiered at Newbury’s Watermill Theatre in April, the production

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West End cast announced for Mischief Theatre's Groan Ups

Mischief Theatre's brand-new piece, Groan Ups, has finally found its cast for the highly-anticipated premiere at the Vaudeville Theatre in London this September!

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NEWS: London transfer of Amélie The Musical leads to The Other Palace

Sometimes it’s hard for dreamers but it’s paid off for the team behind the successful touring production of Amélie The Musical as it journeys to London’s The Other Palace for a festiv…

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Sister Act musical reworked for older actor as new tour announced by Matthew Hemley

Brenda Edwards is to star in a reworked version of the musical Sister Act, which sees the lead role of Deloris Van

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An operetta about Julia Child, with servings of chocolate cake at the end? It’s happening at The Rendezvous | Art Outings by Tantri Wija and Gemma Alexander

Two writers for The Seattle Times attend “Bon Appétit!: The Julia Child Operetta," in which family stories about Julia Child combine with opera, and the result is a (literal) chocolate ca…

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West End theatres struggle under bombing: 75 years ago in The Stage by The Stage

July 13, 1944: London was suffering aerial bombardment from German V-1 rockets, otherwise known as doodlebugs, 75 years ago this week. The

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‘An imaginative way to keep the mental health conversation going’: GREY – Ovalhouse ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

Koko Brown is back with her new show Grey, following on from last year’s hit one-woman play White. This instalment of the Colour Trilogy explores depression and black women’s mental heal…

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Theater Top 5: July 2019 by Kevin Greene

All month long Chicago is serving up hot-off-the-grill premieres featuring all your favorite fixins.

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Young Vic ‘cannot treat people like this’ – your views, July 11 by The Stage

I feel for these two writers. It is a nasty position to be put in and creatively deflating. The love, passion and

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Staging Sexual Assault Responsibly by Charlene Smith

By Charlene Smith. Charlene V.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

The sardonic joy of the Black Country, where no one is spared a ribbing by George Fouracres

The region has long been a national punchline. Funny, then, that it’s where you’ll find some of the country’s sharpest wits If ever, on a weekend, I get the train out of London and up …

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R.I.P. Rip Torn by Trav S.D.

Histrionic giant Rip Torn has passed at age 88 and we can’t let the event pass without setting the record straight a bit. As they are wont to do, the mainstream press is making a lot of hi…

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Young Vic issues full set of responses to Tree authorship allegations by Georgia Snow

The Young Vic has responded at length to allegations about its artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah, which relate to the authorship row that

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High Tide demands £16k compensation from council in festival row by Matthew Hemley

Theatre company High Tide is demanding more than £16,000 from a London council as compensation for a collapsed festival it had been

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Fight the Good Fight by Joe Deer

Understanding tactical actions The post Fight the Good Fight appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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It’s A Bonanza And A Mad Extravaganza: The Best Of Times Really Are Now At “The Long Beach Playhouse” With Their Staging Of “La Cage Aux Folle by Leo Buck

This new production at “The Long Beach Playhouse” is a more intimate interpretation of this solid audience favorite, while still maintaining (and doing justice) to all the elements that …

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‘Bonkers in a wonderful way’: PETER GYNT – National Theatre ★★★★ by Libby Purves

David Hare has made as much sense of Ibsen’s sprawling masterpiece Peer Gynt as seems possible.

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Amelie The Musical transfers to London's West End for a limited run at The Other Palace

The super magnifique Amélie The Musical, based on the beloved 2001 French comedy film titled simply Amélie, is set to run at The Other Palace in London this Christmas and New Year.

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CLO's Captain Hook, Charles Shaughnessy, found his musical voice in Pittsburgh by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The “Days of Our LIves” and “The Nanny” star plays the nemesis of Tony nominee Jenn Colella as Peter Pan.

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How Billy Porter’s Grease! Performance Inspired Pose Co-Star Angelica Ross Long Before They Shared the Screen by Ryan McPhee

The two explore the full spectrum of Pray Tell and Candy’s complex dynamic in the emotional July 9 episode.

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Where Are They Now: The Original Cast of Broadway’s Spamalot by Sydney Krulik

Which Spamalot alum became a Grey’s Anatomy star? Which wrote their own Off-Broadway musical? And which left the theatre to join the family biz?

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz, and More Support LGBT Pride in Video-Poem 'Love Goes Never Alone'

Primera Fila, one of Spain's top theatre magazines, has released a video, called 'Love Goes Never Alone.' The video-poem brings together some of the most talented international artists to ce…

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Rocio Molina: Fallen from Heaven review at Sadler’s Wells, London – ‘dazzling energy’ by Anna Winter

Flamenco maverick Rocio Molina deconstructs the norms of her form with an antic energy in Fallen From Heaven. As the title suggests,

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One That Got Away: Rags by JK

Rags played the Mark Hellinger Theater in August 1986 Another mid to late 80's musical that I never got to was Rags. It's really not surprising - it only ran for 18 previews and 4 performanc…

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Jesus Christ Superstar review – behold the wall of sound by Miriam Gillinson

Barbican, LondonTimothy Sheader brings his Regent’s Park rock concert indoors for a show that celebrates lung power over tenderness Ah, the exuberance of youth! Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim…

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NEWS: Amélie The Musical heads to London’s The Other Palace for Christmas season by Press Releases

Amélie The Musical will transfer to London’s The Other Palace from 29 November 2019 to 1 February 2020 (press night is 3 December), following its current UK tour and its season premiere a…

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Amélie The Musical transfers to The Other Palace by Eleni Cashell

Christmas has come early, with the announcement of Amélie The Musical transferring to The Other Palace on 29 November.Based on the five-time Oscar-nominated film, Amélie The Musical has al…

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Sam Wood — But Then He Wouldn’t by Trav S.D.

Sam Wood (1883-1949) was one of a long line of Marx Brothers’ directors that Groucho liked to dis, but the reality doesn’t support that scorn. Not only did Wood direct two of the team’…

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Chris Goode puts work on hold after safeguarding issues caused “hurt and distress” to colleagues by Matthew Hemley

Chris Goode and Company has cancelled a planned Edinburgh Fringe show and put the rest of its public-facing work on hold, citing

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‘Its ideas are lively & thought-provoking’: RUST – Bush Theatre by Press Releases

New play Rust at the Bush, about an extramarital affair, is short but emotionally truthful and invigorating.

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Dear West End Producer: ‘Should I turn down commercial castings in which I’m made to dance like a freak for media folk?’ by @westendproducer

Should one turn down commercial castings with a certain casting director as everytime one goes to a certain casting office they are

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Careers Clinic: How do I get back on top of my game six months after leaving drama school? by John Byrne

For the first six months after leaving drama school I was very energetic and organised, planning out my days, making applications for

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Shakespeare in High Park creates ‘sense of community’ — and that includes the raccoons and squirrels by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

This season’s directors, Liza Balkan and Severn Thompson, tell Karen Fricker about the challenges of producing condensed Shakespeare in the great outdoors.

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Redtwist’s King Lear creates a tempest-torn world in an intimate setting by Albert Williams

Steve Scott's bare-bones production is storefront Shakespeare at its best. William Shakespeare's 1606 tragedy is often regarded as the Mount Everest of English d…

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Get up and Go-Go to Kokandy’s Head Over Heels by Catey Sullivan

A binary-busting love story weds a 16th-century romance and the music of the Go-Go’s. When the Go-Go's debuted the irresistibly catchy titular song in 1984, MT…

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Darling Grenadine pours out a familiar showbiz story with a sweet score by Jack Helbig

Marriott’s new musical hits standard narrative notes, but the songs soar Daniel Zaitchik's new musical (he wrote the songs and the book) is a sweet little show…

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The Music Man offers a musical conundrum at the Goodman by Catey Sullivan

Mary Zimmerman’s production sings, though the gender politics creak. You can say this for director Mary Zimmerman's staging of Meredith Willson's multiple Tony…

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‘Setting the Stage’ tells the story of Chicago theater in 56 objects by Kaylen Ralph

Lights! Costumes! Props! They’re all here at the Design Museum of Chicago A new exhibit at the Design Museum of Chicago pushes visitors through the theater's p…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Sister Act UK Tour 2020 to star Brenda Edwards by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Sister Act UK Tour returns in 2020 but this time it's an all-new Delores Van Cartier audiences will be seeing on stages around the UK. This post Sister Act UK Tour 2020 t…

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Cold, Dead White by Artsjournal1

Posset was a drink that, in the 16th century, solidified, a sheer nightmare with emollient richness I can only say is a spoonful of lacks — texture, diversity, surprise. On its face, raw t…

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BlogBack: A CultureGrrl Reader on Critic Douglas Crimp, Met Curator Douglas Eklund & “The Pictures Generation” by Artsjournal1

“We seem to be fighting similar battles,” wrote a CultureGrrl reader in response to my appreciation, posted Monday, of the critic/scholar, 74, whose pioneering work defined what became k…

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REVIEW: One For The Road, Frinton Summer Theatre ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Willy Russell's One For The Road now playing as part of the Frinton Summer Theatre Season. This post REVIEW: One For The Road, Frinton Summer Theatre …

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BEHIND THE SCENES: Peek inside the rehearsal room for new revue Nostalgia by Featured Content

What's going on in the rehearsal room for Nostalgia, a new revue coming to the White Bear Theatre later this month? There's only one way to find out - take a look at our gallery... then book…

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LISTEN: Beyonce Releases Single 'Spirit' From THE LION KING: THE GIFT Album

As BroadwayWorld announced yesterday, Beyonce will release a new album titled, 'The Lion King: The Gift' which will feature an array of songs inspired by the film, performed by global artist…

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An Enemy of the People review at Playground Theatre, London – ‘awkward Ibsen update’ by Natasha Sutton Williams

This ill-thought-out adaptation of Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People hits all the wrong notes. It begins with the paper-thin love interest

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Wake Up With BWW 7/10: The Cast of MOULIN ROUGE! Meets the Press and More!

Today's top stories: the cast of Moulin Rouge! met the press yesterday, and more!

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Editor’s View: The Stage Debut Awards need you in the hunt for gold by Alistair Smith

Two years ago, we launched The Stage Debut Awards. The concept was to recognise the best emerging talent in theatre before they

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Dancer Fernando Montano tells us how he wanted to ‘do my bit’ to combat plastic pollution with incredible fundraiser, Dance for the Sea by Featured Content

Columbian performer and Royal Ballet principal Fernando Montano on what moved him to create an evening of performance supporting the Marine Conservation Society, shooting incredible underwat…

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Peter Gynt review at National Theatre, London – ‘David Hare’s clunky satire’ by Natasha Tripney

While David Hare’s satirical update of Ibsen’s sprawling, richly mythic and dramatically cumbersome verse drama contains some witty lines and a magnetic

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‘Exciting, vibrant & thrilling’: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – Barbican Theatre ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Back for its third triumphant year, the Regent’s Park Open Air production of Jesus Christ Superstar is exciting, vibrant fresh and thrilling.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Emmy-winning actor Rip Torn has died at the age of 88 by Associated Press

The free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in theater, television and movies passed away Tuesday afternoon.

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Costumiers begin stockpiling materials in case of no-deal Brexit by Georgia Snow

Costume departments working on some of theatre’s biggest shows are bracing themselves for a no-deal Brexit, warning there could be significant disruption

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Lea Salonga: ‘The physical demands on musical theatre performers are crazy’ by Matthew Hemley

Lea Salonga has won Olivier and Tony Awards, worked with Disney and is a judge on The Voice. The globally adored performer

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Yeehaw! Debra Stephenson stars in the world premiere of Tony Hawks new musical Midlife Cowboy

Throw your stetson high with excitement - Debra Stephenson and Tony Hawks will star in Hawks' new musical Midlife Cowboy when it receives its world premiere at The Pleasance Theatre in Septe…

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On the Couch with Toni Lamond by Arts Review

Who is Toni Lamond? Toni Lamond is a veteran performer in Australian Show Business. Born into a theatrical family, she made her first professional appearance 77 years ago, aged 10. She is st…

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Guilty Pleasures by Arts Review

After a successful season of In the Heights at the Sydney Opera House, Joshua Robson Productions (formally Blue Saint Productions) brings its 5-star original Australian work Guilty Pleasures…

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'Frankly, it's ridiculous!' Fleabag super-producer Francesca Moody by Kate Wyver

She unleashed Phoebe Waller-Bridge on the Edinburgh fringe. The former actor with the Midas touch tells us her recipe for a hit show ‘We had wine. It was late.” Producer Francesca Moody …

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David Benedict: It’s not just shows, theatres thrive on imaginative reworkings too by David Benedict

While some musical theatre aficionados, myself included, know more than our fair share about queens, we know rather less about the Queen’s.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Nina Miall appointed as TarraWarra Biennial 2020 Curator by Arts Review

Sydney-based independent curator and writer, Nina Miall, has been appointed as the curator of the TarraWarra Museum of Art’s TarraWarra Biennial 2020. TarraWarra Museum of Art Director, Vi…

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The Bacchae by Arts Review

Telling stories of women and cults who have challenged the patriarchal status quo throughout history, an all female & non-binary cast of both professional actors and current MUST emergin…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Peter Gynt review – David Hare brings modern madness to Ibsen's epic by Michael Billington

Olivier, LondonHare updates Ibsen’s 1867 dramatic poem with wit and ingenuity, resulting in a sharp satire on contemporary mores This play is credited as “by David Hare after Henrik Ibs…

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Netflix Sets up UK Production Hub at Shepperton Studios by Blouin Artinfo

Netflix has recently announced it will create a dedicated production hub featuring 14 sound stages, workshops, and office space, at Shepperton Studios in the United Kingdom.“Netflix and it…

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Joe Lycett Replaces Richard Ayoade on New “Travel Man” Series by Blouin Artinfo

Comedian Joe Lycett will replace Richard Ayoade as the “Travel Man,” confirms Channel 4.Ayoade’s ninth and final series features Ayoade traveling to a popular city for 48 hours each ep…

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Rip Torn, an Outsize Presence Onstage and Off, Is Dead at 88 by Anita Gates

Mr. Torn won an Emmy for “The Larry Sanders Show” and acclaim for his theater work. But he was dogged by his reputation as a troublemaker.

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Sydney Cabaret Festival Gala by Arts Review

Hello Sydney, well Hello Sydney – It’s so nice to be back home where you belong… There was a time, back in the 1980’s, when Sydney used to be the centre of the cabaret universe in Au…

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Why does London need so many new theatres?

A flurry of new developments is driven by rising audiences, and the need for more flexible venues with better facilities

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Sharon Van Etten: ‘I still find the darkness in the light’

The singer-songwriter talks about mental health and writing music with a new inner peace

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The Royal Opera’s La fille du régiment — not so much an opera, more a pantomime

Donizetti’s comic work provides humour and high notes

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Gaming — what’s the appeal of playing games that recreate mundane reality?

Farming, driving a bus, even cleaning: simulations are an enduringly popular genre

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Don't Be Late to the Theatre. But If You Are, Here's How to Act - Late happens. Here are three rules to follow so I won't trip you when you come throu

Late happens. Here are three rules to follow so I won't trip you when you come through my row---It happened to me once. I had tickets to see Jane Fonda in 33 Variations on a weeknight and a …

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Dance News: Archive in Motion, 75 Years Of The Jerome Robbins Dance Division, Running from July 15th Onwards by The Dance Enthusiast

All about "Archive in Motion," an exhibition detailing 75 years of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.

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Once, Directed by Hunter Foster, Begins at Cape Playhouse July 10 by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement continues through July 20 at the Massachusetts venue.

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New Jacqueline Novak Comedy, Helmed by John Early, Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Natasha Lyonne presents the new show—part feminist outcry, part coming-of-age story—at the Cherry Lane.

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2019 Corkscrew Theater Festival Kicks Off July 10 by Olivia Clement

The summer festival returns for a third year with four world premieres, four workshop productions, and four readings.

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Michael Urie Returns to Title Role of Hamlet for Free Performances by Andrew Gans

The limited run begins performances July 10 at D.C.'s Sidney Harman Hall.

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Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Production of Grand Hotel Begins July 10 by Andrew Gans

Brett Smock directs a cast led by Michele Ragusa and Patrick Cummings.

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Update of classic comedy promises summer fun, courtesy of Kinetic by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Actor-writer Jeffrey Binder’s Moliere adaptation is a day at the beach, mob-style, imported from the shores of Naples, Fla., to Pittsburgh.

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Play about the impact of nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer’s crimes proves divisive among victims’ families by Adina Bresge - The Canadian Press

While some hope the drama will spur conversation about long-term care, others believe that seeing Wettlaufer’s name “glamourized on stage” will only cause further pain.

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