Monday, July 15, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Paramount Network to Honor Actor Patrick Swayze in New Documentary by Blouin Artinfo

Paramount Network collaborates with Network Entertainment for the latest installment of the “I Am” documentary franchise featuring the life of legendary Hollywood actor Patrick Swayze.Ti…

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Dallas Summer Musicals – Vice President of Development by Artsjournal

Dallas Summer Musicals, the preeminent nonprofit presenter of Broadway theatre in North Texas, seeks a dynamic Vice President of Development to lead its fund raising program.

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Terry Gross Talks To Emily Nussbaum About TV by Artsjournal

“Let a hundred flowers bloom. Everything is valuable in its own way and they don’t need to be in tension with one another. You can love novels and love TV shows and not feel like they ha…

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WAITRESS Star, Alison Luff, To Perform Original Music In Times Square For Broadway Buskers

Alison Luff will take Times Square tomorrow evening for Times Square Alliance's free summer concert series, Broadway Buskers!

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Photo Coverage: Broadway Celebrates The Return of THE LION KING To The Big Screen!

Broadway favorites turned out to catch an advanced screening of Disney's latest big screen remake, The Lion King!

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‘The Rolling Stone’: Ugandan Homophobia as Modern Tragedy by David Finkle

Despite predictable drawbacks, Chris Urch's theatrical indictment is an important work of art. The post ‘The Rolling Stone’: Ugandan Homophobia as Modern Tragedy appeared first on Clyde …

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School of Rock The Musical by Arts Review

Dumped by his band, jobless and financially dependent upon musician buddy, Ned, Dewey Finn has hit desperate times. Ned is a nerdy substitute teacher dominated by his bossy, ambitious girlfr…

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Review: The Rolling Stone by Brian Scott Lipton

“The Rolling Stone” promises, even this early, to be one of the more exciting and rock-solid dramas we are likely to see this year.

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

The Rolling Stone: Gathering Moss, and Facing Danger, in Uganda by Elysa Gardner

★★★★ A vital and harrowing new play by Chris Urch looks at a young Ugandan man's struggle to conceal his homosexuality The post The Rolling Stone: Gathering Moss, and Facing Danger, …

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The Rolling Stone: Fear and Loathing in Uganda by Michael Sommers

★★★★ A worthy drama imported from England tersely relates hateful happenings in Uganda The post The Rolling Stone: Fear and Loathing in Uganda appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Final 2019 Helpmann Award winners announced! by Arts Review

The 2019 Helpmann Awards Act II last night (Monday 15 July) was a star studded black-tie gala event hosted by the fabulous dynamic duo of comedian, writer and actor, Susie Youssef, and Artis…

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Help! I Forgot "Pretty Woman" Is Still Running and I'm In The Show by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY – Oh, shit. Oh, god, oh, shit. Listen. I really dropped the ball this time. This is on me. But if you could do me a huge favor, I’d really …

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Blackout Bruises Broadway Box Office by Michael Paulson

The Saturday night outage prompted 26 shows to cancel performances, and led to a $3.5 million drop in the industry’s weekly grosses.

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Dave Chappelle Is Worth $1 Million On Broadway As Biz Recovers From Blackout by Lee Seymour

Chappelle wrapped $1.43 million over just four nights, setting the stage for truly eye-watering numbers next week.

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Riverside Center for the Performing Arts Announces Cast and Creative Team for South Pacific by News Desk

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts is excited to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize-winning South Pacific with its new production in Fredericksburg, VA. The Rodgers a…

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Theatre Review: ‘Side Show’ at Wildwood Summer Theatre by Kristin Franco

Sadly, people who are different haven’t always been treated kindly by our society. This is largely true of the Hilton sisters, a pair of conjoined twins that were born in the early twentie…

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Fringe Review: ‘H.P. Lovecraft’s The Hound’ at North Shore Theatre Productions by Mary Ann Johnson

Adapted from a short story published in February 1924 by brilliant horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, this production is very Gothic. It would be easy to picture Vincent Price stumbling into the …

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What's It Like To Have An Unruly Heart? by Angela Tricarico

by Angela Tricarico An important piece of the rehearsal process for members of an ensemble is building a personality and backstory for the character that they’ll portray nightly once the s…

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Theatre Review: ‘Seussical the Musical’ at McLean Community Players by Brian Bochicchio

Of course, it had to be called Seussical, match-rhyming with musical. Imbued with Dr. Seuss’ gift for cadenced, rhythmic prose, it is also whimsical. Thus, “Seussical the Musical” burs…

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First Folio’s Shakespeare-under-the-Stars Presents HENRY V Through Aug 18 by Michael J. Roberts

Ending its 23rd season outdoors, First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83.) presents HENRY V for its classic [...] The post First Folio’s Shakespeare-unde…

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Odds & Ends: Lea Michele to Lead ABC Movie Same Time, Next Christmas & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Lea Michele to Lead ABC Movie Same Time, Next Christmas Lea Michele is ringing in the 2019 holiday season with a starring role i…

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Sas Goldberg stops by HQ to chat about Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Delightful ‘Language Archive’ finds TheatreWorks on a roll by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

A month after winning a Regional Theatre Tony Award, TheatreWorks opens 50th season with clever, heartfelt 'Language Archive.'

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Theatre Review: ‘Guys and Dolls’ at Port Tobacco Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

This last Saturday night, July 13th at 8 pm I was able to witness a revival of theatre history at the Port Tobacco Players with the musical Guys and Dolls. The show was originally produced o…

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Theatre Review: Shakespeare’s ‘The Winter’s Tale’ by Annapolis Shakespeare Company by Susan Brall

Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale,” presented by Annapolis Shakespeare Company and directed by Sally Boyett, is now playing at the Gardens at the historic Charles Carroll House in Ann…

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Should The Roosevelt Statue In Front Of The American Museum Of Natural History Come Down? The Museum Asks Visitors by Artsjournal

“Addressing the Statue,” with an accompanying video and website, examines various aspects of the monument and the president it memorializes. It explores the history of the statue’s des…

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Star Dancer, Felled By Autoimmune Disease, Gets Back To The Stage by Artsjournal

Once a soloist at New York City Ballet with an auspicious future, Kathryn Morgan was forced to leave the company in 2012, felled by an autoimmune disease that saw her hair fall out, her weig…

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The Evidence Is In On The Effectiveness Of Trigger Warnings by Artsjournal

“Like many a random supplement, trigger warnings are probably useless for most people and potentially, though not definitively, a little harmful to some. So, with no clear upside, why risk…

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Can Science Fiction Be Useful In Imagining The Future? by Artsjournal

“The answer is one that divides futurists, writers, and academics. Some argue that there is power in narrative stories that can’t be found elsewhere. Others assert that in our quest for …

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'Frozen' stars chill with kids at Usdan

Noah J. Ricketts and Alyssa Fox of Broadway's "Frozen" performed for and gave advice to budding performers at Usdan Summer Camp on Monday.

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Abrons Arts Center to Debut Theatrical Adaptation of The Jazz Singer by Adam Hetrick

The theatre’s 2019-2020 season will also include Distances Smaller Than This Are Not Confirmed from co-creators David Neumann and Marcella Murray.

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Waitress' Alison Luff and Pulitzer Prize Winner Suzan-Lori Parks Set for Broadway Buskers by Dan Meyer

The free concert series takes place on summer Tuesdays in Times Square.

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Little White Lies’ by Jane Franklin

Four performers appear from unexpected places in the waiting area of the Peacock venue of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church. Emerging from hallways, stairways and around corners with a ripplin…

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Review: ‘LadyM’ by The Welders by Jennifer Georgia

When the audience enters the performance space at Joe’s Movement Emporium, they are confronted by three women in period clothing (costumes designed by Julie Cray Leong, assisted by Kyla Ca…

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Theater Review: “Dear Evan Hansen” in Boston is Broadway-Worthy by Christopher Caggiano

The touring company of Dear Evan Hansen is every bit as good as its Broadway counterpart. The post Theater Review: “Dear Evan Hansen” in Boston is Broadway-Worthy appeared first on The…

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Broadway Box Office Drops 10% To $30M For Week Without A Saturday Night; Blackout Zaps Most Shows by Greg Evans

With the plug pulled on its Saturday night, Broadway got zinged with a 10% tumble at the box office last week. While other factors entered the equation – there were three fewer shows on th…

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Review: Selling Kabull at by Rd Simmons

Lest any theater-goers' eyes glaze over at the mention of geopolitics, be mindful that riveting drama is often ripped from the headlines. And Sylvia Khoury's new play is, make no mistake, a…

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘All for the Union’ by Caroline Bock

15 actors. 20 scenes. The Civil War. A lot is at stake in All for the Union, written by the prize-winning playwright, librettist, and historian Meredith Bean McMath and directed by Jenna Pow…

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“Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983” at the Broad by Pauline Adamek

Artwork by Barbara Jones-Hogu. The Broad is offering select free access opportunities for Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983. The internationally acclaimed exhibitio…

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Amid Trump Turmoil, Political Broadway Hit 'What The Constitution Means To Me' Turns Profit by Lee Seymour

It is hard to overstate the importance of the show's success - both for Broadway and America's national identity.

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

7 Shows Not to Miss at the 2019 New York Musical Festival by Ruthie Fierberg

Be sure to catch shows inspired by everything from Adam and Eve to Amelia Earhart to Emmett Till and more.

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Broadway Grosses: Burn This & Other Shows Unaffected by Saturday Blackout See Box Office Boost by

Lights went out across midtown Manhattan this weekend, resulting in the cancellation of most Broadway shows on the night of July 13. The four shows unaffected by the blackout, each playing v…

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American Repertory Theater Announces Full Cast for Olivier-Nominated Musical Six by Andy Lefkowitz

American Repertory Theater has announced casting for its upcoming staging of the Olivier-nominated musical Six, set to play the Cambridge, Massachusetts theater later this summer. The previ…

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The Lambs Club Will Present New Monthly Series, COCKTAILS ON BROADWAY

Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian's flagship restaurant, The Lambs Club, has just announced the launch of COCKTAILS ON BROADWAY, presented by Grey Goose and six of the most notable musicals on Bro…

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Generative moments in fragmented view: a collage // “very peak summer solstice” at ISSUE Project Room by Jean Lee

The artistic spaces that once housed me hurt me, causing tremendous trauma. This project—the second installment of "soft bodies in hard places," "very peak summer solstice"—was a haven.

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Review: ‘The Explorers Club’ at Prologue Theatre by Andrew Walker White

New companies, and especially hybrid troupes whose members have a variety of artistic origins and talents, are a vital part of DC’s theatrical ecosystem. The past few years have seen the l…

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Chicago Company Of SIX Will Reprise Roles In American Repertory Production

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, announces the …

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VIDEO: Get A First Look At Jenn Colella in PETER PAN at Pittsburgh CLO

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Pittsburgh CLO's Peter Pan starring Jenn Colella, star of Tony-winning Come From Away, Charles Shaughnessy, best known as Maxwell Sheffield on TV's The Nan…

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How Jessie Mueller’s Allergy Changed Broadway’s Waitress Forever by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares stories from his concert with Mueller and behind-the-scenes of the original West Side Story film.

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Review: ‘The Things They Carried’ at the Logan Festival of Solo Performance at 1st Stage by David Siegel

The Things They Carried is a personal people’s history. A sharply conjured chronicle. It is told at the most granular of levels by a platoon of characters. Performed solo by David Sitler, …

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 7/15; Blackout Edition

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

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 7/14/19

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 7/14/2019.

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

A Catalan Pop Star Uses Some Spanish Words In A Catalan Song, And Her Fans Are Not OK With That by Artsjournal2

The Spanishisms, or Spanish words, or words that are a mix, are making Catalan purists and separatists angry. Ironically, “there are also a few English words thrown into the song but, amid…

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What Libraries Mean To The American Dream by Artsjournal2

Last year, an economics professor suggested killing off the public library and replacing it with Amazon. The backlash was swift – and it’s ongoing. Why? Libraries are free, providing a r…

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The Family Lie That Turned Into This Summer’s Breakout Indie Film by Artsjournal2

Lulu Wang’s family didn’t want to tell its matriarch that she was dying of cancer – and the resulting efforts to get everyone to say their goodbyes, without letting her in on the reaso…

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Years After Falling Ill With A Mysterious Disease, This Ballerina Says She’s Ready To Return To The Stage by Artsjournal2

Kathryn Morgan had to leave City Ballet in the fall of 2012 after an autoimmune disease screwed up everything from her hair to her balance, starting a couple of years earlier. “What Morgan…

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The Classical Musicians Who Created The New Live-Action ‘Lion King’ Score Because Representation Matters by Artsjournal2

The African American and Black musicians who make up the Re-Collective Orchestra recorded a chamber-music version of Black Panther‘s “All the Stars Are Open.” Hans Zimmer heard it, and…

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A Proposed New International Airport Threatens Machu Picchu by Artsjournal

The site draws up to 5,600 foreign visitors daily, more than double the 2,500 recommended by Unesco. The new airport could quadruple tourists, to 6 million from 1.5 million a year, which wou…

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Turkey’s War On Free Speech Is Intensifying, Says Author Elif Shafak by Artsjournal2

Shafak wants the world to pay attention to what Erdogan has been doing since the failed 2016 coup: “Much has been said about the anti-liberal nature of authoritarian populism, but relative…

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Vandalism And Self-Mutilation As Art (Jail Too) by Artsjournal

For Pyotr Pavlensky, the judicial process is an integral part of the artwork. “The government’s aim is to suppress or neutralize art, to reduce me to a vandal, a madman, a provocateur, b…

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Fewer Musicians Are Auditioning For The Pittsburgh Symphony. Does It Mean Anything? by Artsjournal

In the three years since the musicians’ 55-day strike took place in the fall of 2016, that number has dropped significantly, from around 250 applicants per position to 150 applicants per p…

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Why It’s Not Good To Invite A Writer Into Your House by Artsjournal

Is it a good idea to invite someone into your home whose occupation it is to observe everything? The writer as host might be no better. Even the most thoughtful guest will undoubtedly interf…

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Wondering How A Neural Network Works? by Artsjournal

Grant Sanderson has a video explainer that shows you how machines are learning to learn. – Aeon

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Yes, The Show Must Go On… Even Without Lights by Artsjournal

Performers from multiple Broadway shows gave impromptu renditions to crowds along the streets outside the theaters when the power went out in Manhattan Friday night just before shows were ab…

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The Break Out Break-dancing Millennial Counter-Tenor by Artsjournal

The singers who performed in operatic works by Handel or Vivaldi in the eighteenth century were the musical celebrities of their day, and Jakub Józef Orliński’s approach is to gleefully …

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Spotify Slammed For Its “Dance Like Nobody’s Paying” Ad Campaign by Artsjournal

The campaign comes after longstanding complaints about the company’s royalty payments, not to mention its attempts to appeal the Copyright Royalty Board’s decision to increase songwriter…

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15 Works Of Art That Define The Current Age? (A Discussion) by Artsjournal

Naturally, when re-evaluating the canon of the last five decades, there were notable omissions. The group failed to name many artists who most certainly had an impact on how we view art toda…

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Too much monotone in ‘Bright Colors’ at Studio Theatre by Celia Wren

The one-man rant is admittedly funny, but too often feels like a single overstretched idea.

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VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge Jam Backstage at SEA WALL/A LIFE!

In a break from rehearsals of Sea Wall / A Life, Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge had some fun performing a song to help clear up any confusion about the play's full title.

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The Week in Arts: CHAI; Merce Cunningham and Reconstructed Chekhov by The New York Times

A new level of kawaii with a Japanese pop group, a triple-threat art option at Bard College and a Riley Stearns movie that takes on karate and fear.

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Adrianna Hicks, Abby Mueller, More to Reprise Six Performances at American Repertory Theater by Ryan McPhee

The musical heads to Massachusetts following a U.S. premiere in Chicago.

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Grosses Analysis: Adam Driver and Keri Russell-Led Burn This Ends Hot by Ryan McPhee

Most shows took a hit in the week ending July 14 due to the New York City blackout July 13.

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The two-time Tony Award-nominated, Pulitzer Prize Finalist, and Obie Award-winning Best New American Play What the Constitution Means to Me has achieved full recoupment of its $2.5 million c…

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Freddie Falls in Love, a joyously unrestrained and captivating dance play starring some of today's hottest performers from stage and screen, including Matt Doyle and Melanie Moore, will play…

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A First Look at Isaac Gomez's The Way She Spoke Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

Kate del Castillo stars in the solo show, presented by Audible at Minetta Lane Theatre.

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West End Transfer of Touching the Void Announces Complete Casting by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is set for the upcoming West End transfer of Touching the Void, David Greig's acclaimed stage adaptation of Joe Simpson's bestselling book, recently seen at the Bristol Old Vic …

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Moulin Rouge! Standout Danny Burstein, Beetlejuice's Kerry Butler & More to Appear on This Week's #LiveAtFive by Caitlin Moynihan's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take quest…

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Broadway Alum Austin Butler to Play the King of Rock & Roll in Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Biopic by Andy Lefkowitz

Rising star Austin Butler has been cast as Elvis Presley in Moulin Rouge! mastermind Baz Luhrmann's new biopic of the music icon, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The young talent re…

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See Chilina Kennedy & Sasson Gabay Float In on a Jasmine Wind in Clips from The Band's Visit National Tour by

Chilina Kennedy and Sasson Gabay lead the tour of the Tony-winning Best Musical.

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Heidi Schreck's What the Constitution Means to Me Recoups on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Heidi Schreck's Tony-nominated What the Constitution Means to Me is officially a hit. The acclaimed Broadway play has recouped its full $2.5 million capitalization, producers announced today…

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Princess Grace Foundation Receives $1 Million Gift from John Gore Organization by

The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) has announced that it is establishing a new award to support emerging theater professionals in any discipline for their "Unique Contribution to Th…

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Enter for a Chance to Win Tickets to The Lion King on Broadway and a PANDORA Shopping Spree by Playbill Staff

Fans of the Disney favorite can also purchase newly designed pieces in celebration of the upcoming live-action film.

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God Shows Up to End Off-Broadway Run by Playbill Staff

The open-ended engagement opened in May.

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Hear 3 New Songs From Adam Gwon’s Upcoming Musical Scotland, PA by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch Ben Fankhauser, Taylor Iman Jones, and more sing from the show ahead of its Off-Broadway debut this fall.

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BWW TV: Watch Taylor Iman Jones, Dave Thomas Brown & More Sing from Adam Gwon's SCOTLAND, PA

Just last week, Gwon previewed some of the new songs at Green Room 42, featuring  cast member Taylor Iman Jones, plus Dave Thomas Brown, Arielle Jacobs, Jessica Vosk, Bonnie Milligan, Be…

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

American Theatre Wing, St. Ann's Warehouse, The Wilma Theater, and More Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

Check out these and more jobs in the administrative side of the theatre!

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GoFundMe Started for MARY TYLER MOORE Star Valerie Harper's Cancer Treatment

A GoFundMe page has been started for "Mary Tyler Moore" star Valerie Harper, who has been fighting lung cancer that began in 2009 and became brain cancer in 2013, according to ShowBiz411. H…

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Heidi Schreck’s ‘What The Constitution Means To Me’ Recoups $2.5M Broadway Capitalization by Greg Evans

What the Constitution Means to Me, playwright-performer Heidi Schreck’s Tony-nominated Pulitzer Prize finalist, has recouped its $2.5 million Broadway capitalization, producers announced t…

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Tom Sturridge and Jake Gyllenhaal Beckon Fans to Broadway With New Song by Dan Meyer

The jokey number comes ahead of Sea Wall/A Life beginning previews at the Hudson Theatre July 26.

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Theater Review: “Selling Kabul” — Those Who Remain Behind by Helen Epstein

Selling Kabul poses many questions from the point of view of people seldom represented on the American stage. The post Theater Review: “Selling Kabul” — Those Who Remain Behind appeare…

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Sneak Peek at Freddie Falls in Love With Matt Doyle and Melanie Moore by Marc J. Franklin

The dance narrative created by Al Blackstone is set to return to New York City July 23 for a limited engagement Off-Broadway.

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Celebrating Pangea Pride with, Well… Pride! by Michael Barbieri

I’m proud to be a part of the LGBTQ+ community! I’m proud to be a part of the cabaret community! At Pangea, in the East Village, a group of immensely talented performers presented Cele…

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Happy Jackie Washington Day! Get Into All That Is Jenifer Lewis! by Broadway Black

Don’t act like you don’t know what day it is. Today is July 15th. A day that is undoubtedly in one of the top spots for the most celebrated made-up holidays in the world. It’s Jackie W…

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Here’s Every Beautiful on Broadway Headliner Singing Carole King Music Live

Take a look back on the six women who have played Carole King on Broadway.

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Lea Michele to Star in Holiday Movie on ABC

ABC has picked up holiday movie Same Time, Next Christmas, starring Lea Michele, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The television film hails from Freeform Studios, the production arm …

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Austin Butler Cast as Elvis in Baz Luhrmann's Biopic

Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that, after an extensive search, Baz Luhrmann has cast Austin Butler as Elvis Aaron Presley in the director's upcoming film about the seminal legend. Th…

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Broadway’s What the Constitution Means to Me Recoups Ahead of August Final Bow by Ryan McPhee

Heidi Schreck’s Tony-nominated play opened at the Hayes Theater in March; a revamped national tour is in the works.

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‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ announces recoupment on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

“What the Constitution Means to Me” has recouped its investment on Broadway, the production announced Monday.  The play, starring and written by Heidi Schreck, has recouped its full cap…

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

NYC Blackout Lights Up Times Square With Impromptu Cast Performances; Dave Chappelle Takes Show To Comedy Clubs, Famous Fans Follow by Greg Evans

This afternoon’s weekly Broadway box office report should shine a light on at least one aspect of Saturday night’s Manhattan blackout, but for some New Yorkers and out-of-towners the imp…

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FEATURED SHOW: Critics raise a ★★★★ toast to Shit-faced Shakespeare’s Hamlet by Featured Content

Does drinking impair reviewing? We've rounded up the raves for Shit-faced Shakespeare's latest hart-drinking offering: the Magnificent Bastards' "hilarious" and "delightfully rude" take on H…

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Beth Malone Replaces Will Swenson as Miss Trunchbull in Muny's Upcoming Matilda by Andy Lefkowitz

Beth Malone is returning to the stage in a plum role. The talented Tony nominee will portray the evil Miss Trunchbull in the Muny's highly anticipated summer staging of Matilda. Malone repl…

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for Betrayal Starring Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton & Charlie Cox by

Tickets are now on sale for the acclaimed new staging of Harold Pinter's drama Betrayal, set to arrive on Broadway later this summer. Jamie Lloyd will repeat his work as director from a rec…

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Broadway Alum Austin Butler to Play the King of Rock and Roll in Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Biopic by Andy Lefkowitz

Rising star Austin Butler has been cast as Elvis Presley in Moulin Rouge! mastermind Baz Luhrmann's new biopic of the music icon, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The young talent re…

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for Ivo van Hove's New Broadway Staging of West Side Story by

Tickets are now on sale for the highly anticipated Broadway revival of West Side Story from Tony-winning director Ivo van Hove and internationally acclaimed choreographer Anne Teresa De Kee…

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Broadway said “What Blackout?!” and Took Their Talents Outside by Broadway Black

The power went clean out in most of Manhattan on Saturday night. The Broadway League released a statement saying most of the shows were canceled and that the power should be restored before …

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Lea Michele to Star in ABC Movie Same Time, Next Christmas by Dan Meyer

The Glee and Spring Awakening veteran will spread holiday cheer on the small screen.

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Arts Journalism for 2019: Lead With Questions, Not Opinions by American Theatre Editors

What did I learn at this year's TCG National Conference? Criticism and journalism may be facing a crisis, but I can be part of the solution.

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Raúl Esparza Joins Jason Robert Brown for August SubCulture Residency Concert by Ruthie Fierberg

The four-time Tony nominee will play the downtown venue for the first time.

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Photo Flash: Beyonce, Elton John Attend European Premiere of THE LION KING

Disney's “The Lion King” marked its European premiere in Leicester Square in London, welcoming a host of royal and celebrity guests including Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess…

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Nick Adams, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, and Bonnie Milligan to Join the Skivvies at Joe’s Pub by Adam Hetrick

The stripped-down musical duo will play New York City and Provincetown, Massachusetts in August.

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‘A dynamite piece of theatre’: SWEET LIKE CHOCOLATE BOY – Touring by Shane Morgan

Sweet Like Chocolate Boy is a majestic cultural odyssey that melds genres, storytelling techniques and timelines into a high octane, often incredibly moving, very funny and sharply observed …

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Check Out Photos From Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson's New Opera Blue by Ruthie Fierberg

The work premiered at the Glimmerglass Festival July 14, with productions planned across the country in the upcoming season.

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Pittsburgh CLO's 'Peter Pan' dazzles and Kinetic's sunny 'Scapino' amuses by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Broadway star Jenn Colella leads a high-flying production of the classic musical; while there’s a sunny, funny comedy beached in Oakland.

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Rent Party by Mark Dundas Wood

"Rent Party" is billed as a show for the whole family, but it will be of real interest primarily to preteen children. At that, it seems a rather dull outing. The actors here tend to speak in…

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Broadway Alum Austin Butler to Play Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s Biopic by Ryan McPhee

The movie will follow Presley’s relationship with his manager Colonel Tom Parker, to be played by Tom Hanks.

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - July 15th - HADESTOWN Tops Growth & BURN THIS Concludes Run As Top Play

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Hadestown (4.42%), Beetlejuice (3.73%), Oklahoma! (2.64%), Ain't Too Proud (1.53%) and The Prom (1.44%). The top growing current Broadway plays…

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Black Composers & Lyricists Need Apply: BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop by Broadway Black

It’s not too late to submit your application to the BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc. ®) Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop for the first-year composer and lyricist classes. This prestigiou…

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Review: ‘The Presented’ at 59E59 by Deb Miller

A recurrent favorite at 59E59’s annual “East to Edinburgh” line-up, California native Chris Davis returns to New York with his latest original solo show The Presented, after debuting i…

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Watch a Sneak Peek of the New Musical Leaving Eden by Roberto Araujo

The show is part of the 2019 New York Musical Festival.

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Capital Fringe review: H.P. Lovecraft’s The Call of Cthulhu by Jon Boughtin

First it was just strange dreams. Then it was sinister voices. Now, the followers of Cthulu roam the streets in search of the servants and sacrifices that can bring the Old Ones – specific…

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Review: Be More Chill from Monumental Theatre Company by Missy Frederick

Broadway musicals’ 11 o’clock numbers are often defiant, triumphant character studies or orchestra-swelling realizations of love — think “Rose’s Turn” from Gypsy or “She Used t…

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THE JONATHAN LARSON PROJECT Cast & Creators to Celebrate New CD at Barnes and Noble

Ghostlight Records will celebrate the CD release of The Jonathan Larson Project with an exclusive in-store signing and performance at Barnes & Noble on Monday, July 29 at 7:00 PM.

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Review: This Noisy Isle, The Higgins Museum, Bedford by Zahid Mahee

Review: This Noisy Isle, The Higgins Museum, Bedford3.0starsAs part of a collaboration with The Place, Bedford, we are publishing reviews by three young writers between June and August 2019.…

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Actor Terenia Edwards: ‘Volunteering in refuges connected me back to why I do what I do’ by Giverny Masso

While training, Terenia Edwards started feminist theatre group Bernhardt, which would host open mic and scratch nights. Now she has resurrected the

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Scottish theatre directors call for help in improving career development opportunities by Georgia Snow

Directors in Scotland are calling on the country’s cultural sector to come together to help close a perceived gap in the career

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Shortlist announced for 2019 James Tait Black Prize for Drama by Georgia Snow

Plays by Clare Barron, Kaite O’Reilly and Jeremy O Harris have been nominated for this year’s James Tait Black Prize for Drama.

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Arcade’ by Leandra Lynn

Arcade is unlike anything you will experience at Fringe. Equal parts art installation, gaming experience, and nostalgia, Arcade perfectly encapsulates the feeling of walking into a 1980s ar…

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Company manager Joni Carter: ‘You might think famous actors don’t get nervous, but they do’ by Tim Bano

As resident company manager at London’s Royal Court, Joni Carter offers pastoral care and practical solutions to cast, crew and occasional live

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Kinky Boots on BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

Hit Musical Begins Streaming Today after record breaking Broadway and West End runs. July 15, 2019: BroadwayHD will exclusively present the groundbreaking and critically acclaimed musica…

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'She is one of the most brilliant individuals I've worked with': Bare star Darragh Cowley on what he's learned from director Julie Atherton

In the second of our two-part interview, Bare: A Pop Opera star Darragh Cowley shares his Shakespeare ambitions and dishes the dirt on co-star and drama school peer Lizzie Emery as well as d…

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The Ensemblist Celebrates 3 Broadway Couples by Nathan Skethway

The popular platform paid tribute to the relationships with a Kai Ravelson photoshoot.

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VIDEO: THE PROM's Jerusha Cavazos Takes Over Instagram!

Sunday belonged to us because Jerusha Cavazos took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story for a look behind the scenes at The Prom! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of th…

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Iphigenia in Splott’ by Ravelle Brickman

Set in a blighted corner of Wales, Iphigenia in Splott is a breathtaking one-woman show, imported from the UK and written by Gary Owen, a Welsh playwright and winner of the Meyer-Whitworth A…

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Disney's Moana JR., Newsies JR., Finding Nemo JR., More to Join Music Theatre International Catalog by Logan Culwell-Block

Disney Theatrical Group will celebrate the releases by gifting a select number of public schools with free performance licenses.

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Jeremy Dyson & Andy Nyman's Ghost Stories Will Haunt West End Audiences Again This Fall by Andy Lefkowitz

After a celebrated prior West End run and the release of a smash-hit film, Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson's worldwide cult phenomenon Ghost Stories will return to the West End later this year.…

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival LGBTQ Preview by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies The Edinburgh Fringe Festival brings together LGBTQ artists and writers from around the world, and here Paul T. Davies picks out those plays that have caught his Queer Eye. …

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New Broadway Version of “West Side Story” Will Replace Classic Soaring Dances With Moves from Avant Garde Choreographer Who Accused Beyonce of Pla by Roger Friedman

When you’re a Jet, you’re a Jet all the way. That is unless you’re Dieter from “Sprockets.” Or Bill Hader’s Stefon from

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Broadway Performers Head to the Streets During NYC Blackout by Broadway Direct

Early Saturday evening, a blackout struck much of midtown Manhattan, including most Broadway theaters. As a result, performances were canceled that evening. But that did not stop Broadway pe…

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FROZEN KIDS, MOANA JR., NEWSIES JR., and FINDING NEMO JR. Will Soon Be Available For Licensing Through MTI and Disney

In partnership with Disney Theatrical Group, Music Theatre International plans to release an expanded library of new licensed titles. Frozen KIDS (September 2019), Moana JR. (January 2020), …

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Two Men, a Bench, and a Radio: Hermes Gaido on Un Poyo Rojo by Seth Boyce

Hermes Gaido is the artistic director of Un Poyo Rojo, a non-verbal work of theater that explores different relationships between two men. Meeting in a locker room, the Argentinian duo of Al…

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Beth Malone Will Star As Miss Trunchbull in MATILDA at The Muny

BroadwayWorld has learned Tony nominee Beth Malone will return to The Muny as Miss Trunchbull in Roald Dahl's Matilda, August 5 - 11. Malone played the title role in The Muny's 2017 product…

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Capital Fringe review: Caribbean Command by Tim Treanor

Imagine that you are a soldier — an intelligence analyst — deployed to the Caribbean Command in Key West, Florida. Your daily tasks involve reading reports and commenting on them in air-…

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Capital Fringe review: Energie: A Rock Musical by Emily Priborkin

Thomas Edison was really good at selling himself. Media attention and ruthlessness helped him claim sole credit for inventing the light bulb. In reality it was the work of many scientists. E…

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Capital Fringe review: Before the Fall by Jon Boughtin

It’s been more than a day since I left Before the Fall, and I still don’t know for sure that I can say what I think about it. That’s a crummy thing for a theater critic to admit, but I…

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London Musical Theater Label First Night Records Acquired by Warner Music Group by Logan Culwell-Block

The label's back catalog includes such London cast albums as Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Mary Poppins, and Oliver!.

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Review: ‘The Few’ by Unexpected Stage Company by Bob Ashby

The American interior West has long been a favored setting for stories about loneliness. The visual emptiness of vast open spaces – think of your favorite John Ford film – and the emotio…

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West End Transfer of Touching the Void Announces Complete Casting by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is set for the upcoming West End transfer of Touching the Void, David Greig's acclaimed stage adaptation of Joe Simpson's bestselling book, recently seen at the Bristol Old Vic …

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‘The whole spectacle is a joy to watch’: THE NICO PROJECT – Manchester ★★★★★ by Kristy Stott

As part of MIF (Manchester International Festival), that aims to bring artists from different art forms to create forward thinking innovative work, Maxine Peake stars in the world premiere o…

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Outrageous ‘Book of Mormon’ returns to Bay Area by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

"Book of Mormon," the naught but sort of sweet musical from “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, comes to Broadway San Jose.

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Robert Kelley taking final bows after 50 years at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley by Karen D'souza

Robert Kelley founded TheatreWorks shortly after graduating from Stanford in 1970, now he's entering the final year of a Tony-winning career.

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Watch Teaser for London World Premiere of The Prince of Egypt by Adam Hetrick

The new musical, featuring a score by Stephen Schwartz, begins performances February 2020 at the Dominion Theatre.

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Watch Teaser for London Premiere of The Prince of Egypt by Adam Hetrick

The new musical, featuring a score by Stephen Schwartz, begins performances February 2020 at the Dominion Theatre.

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Review: ‘The Mollusc’ by Quotidian Theatre Company at The Writer’s Center by Barbara Mackay

If you’re in the mood for a drawing-room comedy exploring the social habits of the British upper class in the Edwardian era, Bethesda’s Quotidian Theatre Company should be on your list. …

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Cast Set for West End Transfer of Touching the Void by Dan Meyer

The production will begin at the Duke of York’s Theatre November 9.

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Dave Chappelle Does Last Minute Show at Gramercy Following Blackout; Reschedules Broadway Performance

Dave Chappelle's Broadway residency was one of the many Broadway performances cancelled due to the blackout in Manhattan on Saturday night.

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VIDEO: CINDERELLA's Jason Gotay Takes Over Instagram!

This weekend, we went to the ball as Jason Gotay took BroadwayWorld behind the scenes at The Muny's production of Cinderella! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fu…

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Ghost Stories returns to London's West End this Halloween

Horror theatre fans are in for a trick or treat this Halloween! It has been officially announced today that Ghost Stories is set to apparate back into the West End this October for a f…

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Neil Young and Bob Dylan — crowdpleasers and anti-spectacle at Hyde Park

Young sang clearly while Dylan alluded to his own ruined voice — and refused to crank out the hits

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Wesley Taylor Brings FINALLY, A SHOW ABOUT ME to Signature Theatre

Wesley Taylor is going solo at the Signature Theatre this summer!

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Beth Malone to Play Miss Trunchbull in Matilda at the Muny by Ryan McPhee

The Tony nominee is the first female performer to play the role in a professional production of the musical.

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What's Playing on Broadway: July 15-21, 2019

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for July 15-21, 2019.

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Broadway Horoscope: Shakespeare Edition by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Which Shakespeare play should you read, according to your astrological sign?

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SPACE on Ryder Farm Announces New Musicians’ Initiative by Ruthie Fierberg

Spoken word artist and musician Celisse has been named the new fellowship’s inaugural recipient.

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Marin Ireland

In this week's episode, Ilana chats with Marin Ireland! Marin Ireland has been seen on Broadway in Big Knife, After Miss Julie, reasons to be pretty (Tony nom, Theatre World Award). Selected…

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See Who’s Joining Zoë Wanamaker and Zrinka Cvitešić in London's Two Ladies by Dan Meyer

The play begins previews at the Bridge Theatre September 14.

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Review: ‘The Winter’s Tale’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company by Andra Abramson

Summer and Shakespeare are two very different things that somehow seem to go perfectly together. Every summer, theater companies all over the country dust off their British accents and take …

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The Skin Of Our Teeth at by Rd Simmons

For a play that requires lots of scenery chewing, The Skin of Our Teeth has sadly lost much of its bite

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Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s Ghost Stories to Return to the West End by Ryan McPhee

The cult title returns to London for a limited engagement this fall.

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Frills and spills: flamenco's hot-steppers kick up a storm in London by Lyndsey Winship

At Sadler’s Wells’ flamenco festival, Olga Pericet and Patricia Guerrero took themes of transformation to another level Flamenco is shifting away from its traditional roots at an acceler…

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

REVIEW: Private Lives, The Mill at Sonning ✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser Tim Hochstrasser reviews Noel Coward's Private Lives now playing at The Mill at Sonning. This post REVIEW: Private Lives, The Mill at Sonning ✭✭✭✭ first appeared …

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, July 15, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Review: ‘Absolutely Dead’ at Bowie Community Theatre by Darby Dejarnette

Absolutely Dead, written by Michael Walker and directed at Bowie Community Theatre by Ken Kienas, is a charming and hilarious dark comedy centered around a murder mystery. I’m afraid to gi…

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After Flooding, Broadway’s The Lion King Proceeds With Some Improvised Costumes by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch this excerpt of “Circle of Life” with one-night-only costume changes for some principal cast members.

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In This Professional Orchestra, All Of The Musicians Got Sorted by Artsjournal2

Into Harry Potter houses, that is. Way to go, Philadelphia. – Philly Voice

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Five Things To Watch For At The Emmy Nominations by Artsjournal2

Did the voters love the final season of Game of Thrones more than mere mortals did? And how many nominations can the second season of Fleabag get when the first season got exactly zero? – …

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An Author Explains The Most Overrated Novel by Artsjournal2

In short, Sarah Moss says, “I think it’s called the Great American Novel.” Zing! – The Guardian (UK)

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The Complexities Of Making A Musical About Race, Told From The Point Of View Of A Young White Woman by Artsjournal2

When a team decided to adapt Sue Monk Kidd’s 2002 book The Secret Life of Bees into a 2019 musical, and the only African American person on the production team was playwright Lynn Nottage,…

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Sadie Roberts-Joseph, Founder Of A Museum And Tireless Activist For Historical Memory, Has Been Found Murdered by Artsjournal2

Roberts-Joseph was an icon in the Louisiana capital city, and she devoted her life and work to historical memory – and making Juneteenth a national holiday. Then there was “the Odell S. …

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Apparently, Netflix’s Lobby (The Physical, Architectural Kind) Is Pretty Cool by Artsjournal2

Hmmm: “Every era in Hollywood has a symbolic epicenter, a place that sums up everything, especially power and sometimes absurdity.” Apparently, that’s now Netflix. “An 80-foot by 12-…

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Broadway on TV: Sutton Foster, Jake Gyllenhaal & More for Week of July 15, 2019

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of July 15, 2019!

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Five Questions with Drew Seeley by Christa Skiles

Variety is the secret to success for Thespian alum The post Five Questions with Drew Seeley appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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NEWS: Ghost Stories returns to the West End in October 2019 for a limited run by Press Releases

Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s worldwide cult phenomenon Ghost Stories returns to the West End this autumn, following a hit extended run at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre.

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‘It’s the journey that’s more important than the destination’: LUNATIC 19’S – Finborough Theatre ★★★★ by Michael Davis

In Tegan McLeod’s play Lunatic 19’s, which is directed by Jonathan Martin, we meet a young woman of Hispanic descent who happens to be at the ‘wrong place at the wrong time’.

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Nothing is an Answer, Everything is a Signal by Zach Donovan

By Zach Donovan. Zach Donovan discusses how the Shed—the state-of-the-art arts complex in New York City’s recent real estate development, Hudson Yards—has become a point of contention …

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Touching The Void cast announced for the Duke of York's Theatre run

The void has now been filled as the upcoming West End production of Touching The Void finds its cast. The play, which is directed by The Grinning Man's Tom Morris and marks the first stage …

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

The Lion King’s Original Nala Heather Headley Recalls the Night Her Onstage Injury Stopped the Show by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony winner tells the story during ABC’s upcoming The Lion King: Can You Feel The Love Tonight with Robin Roberts.

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A light that never goes out: luddite rebellion returns to Manchester by Matt Trueman

Theatre company Kandinsky explore the city’s political identity and the legacy of luddism in an age of austerity and automation On 8 April 1812, there was a riot at the Royal Exchange buil…

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Broadway Blackout The Lighter Side. Slave Play on Broadway. 23 West Side Story tellers. #Stageworthy News of the Week. by New York Theater

The Week in New York Theater: Incredibly, the 2019 blackout that shut down the West Side Saturday night and shuttered 26 of 30 Broadway shows -- all but the four that begin with B (Be More C…

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Act 2 2019 Helpmann Awards Winners by Matt Edwards

Tonight, the second half of the 2019 Helpmann Awards were announced in Melbourne. In case you missed it, Act 1 took place last night at an industry-only cocktail event and included the annou…

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Ghost Stories transfers to the West End by Eleni Cashell

Theatreland is about to get a whole lot spookier, as Ghost Stories is set to transfer to the Ambassadors Theatre for a limited time.A spooktacular Olivier Award-nominated horror show that’…

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Reviews: Mister Rogers' Operas are charming and weird; Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble nails opening shows by Jeremy Reynolds / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Onstage are Purple Twirling Kitty, Friendly Frank the Weather Porpoise and Hildegard Hummingbird. Meet the cast Of Mister Rogers’ Operas.

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London Theatre Review: New Cast of Waitress at the Adelphi Theatre

Waitress the musical comedy remains faithful to the plot and structure of the film on which it is based, which is more than you can say for most of its main characters, regarding their spous…

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

NEWS: New epic reimagining of The Seagull teaches audiences How To Save The World by Featured Content

'We could all be heroes' promises new interpretation of Chekhov's classic drama The Seagull, How To Save The World. To find out how, you'll have to visit Studio 9294 later this month. Book y…

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The 39 Steps review at Barn Theatre, Cirencester – ‘dated and creaky’ by Dave Fargnoli

Written in 1915, John Buchan’s pulpy espionage yarn The 39 Steps found lasting pop-culture fame as a seminal Hitchcock thriller, while Patrick

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The Pulitzer-Winning Play 'Fairview' Is About Being Watched While Black by Michel Martin

It starts with a perfect black family in a model household, like a '70s sitcom. Then it gets weird. Playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury says she was inspired by an experience with police survei…

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Broadway Shows Canceled After New York City Blackout

A number of Broadway shows were cancelled last night during a massive power outage in New York City.

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Dear Musicians, Pay Your Dancers by Artsjournal2

Yeah, doing work “for the exposure” and vague promises of pay isn’t really great. “Some dancers were going for that because it was a good opportunity and gives you more of a profile …

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Why Are Audiobooks Booming So Much Right Now? by Artsjournal2

And are they OK for the brain? Some studies show that people retain information from a printed page much more than from an audiobook. “it might be that the particular cadences and timbre o…

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Theatre Criticism Is At A Crossroads by Artsjournal2

Theatre criticism, like every other kind of critique in the age of the internet, appears to be booming, but that’s not really true. “How is the average theatregoer to sort quality from d…

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Broadway Heat: The Moulin Rouge! Round - The Finals by JK

HOT: (adj) on Broadway: fierce, talented, big potential; has "buzz"; has "it" factor. OK, and sexy, too! 🔥🔥BROADWAY HEAT🔥🔥Moulin Rouge! Edition: Elimination Round Last week, …

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Go big or go home: Grand Shows at Friedrichstadt-Palast – the world’s largest stage by Francesca Peschier

The state-funded Friedrichstadt-Palast holds two huge productions every year with tickets at €20. The team behind its current production, Vivid, tell Francesca

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First look & listen – The Prince Of Egypt’s score by Eleni Cashell

We do love the first look at a new show, so we're excited to hear some music from the upcoming production of The Prince Of Egypt. Book tickets now on OLT. The post First look & listen …

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Trajal Harrell: Maggie the Cat review – Tennessee Williams sashays away by Sanjoy Roy

The Dancehouse, ManchesterCat on a Hot Tin Roof with voguing sounds interesting, but Trajal Harrell’s parade of dancers modelling soft-furnishings to free jazz is more vague than vogue Ame…

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Disney’s 2019 pop-up to feature The Lion King, Aladdin, Mary Poppins & Frozen by Robin Johnson

If this news doesn’t get your inner child giddy with joy, we don’t know what will. Disney’s smash-hit West End Summer Pop-Up is back this year! And it’ll contain incredible access to…

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‘At its strongest in the more poignant moments’: JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT – West End by Emma Clarendon

This production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a crowd pleaser, but there are moments which feels as though it is lacking the finesse that you would expect from a West En…

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West End Discount Tickets: Save on these featured London theatre shows this summer for LTD20

Cheers to 20 years! 2019 is in full summer swing as London Theatre Direct officially celebrates two decades in the West End! As a big thank you to all our fine customers, we've officially la…

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Poll: Should the revolving stage in the West End production of Les Misérables have been retained? by Matthew Hemley

At the weekend, the original production of Les Misérables bid farewell to the West End. Later this year, a new version will

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Ghost Stories to transfer to West End’s Ambassadors Theatre by Georgia Snow

Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s Ghost Stories is to return for a three-month run at the Ambassadors Theatre in the West End.

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American Action Comedy “Stuber” Set to Release on July 12, 2019 by Blouinartinfo

Directed by Michael Dowse, “Stuber,” an American action comedy is set to release on July 2019. It is about a detective who recruits his Uber driver into an unexpected night of adventure.…

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Taro Hakase’s “Summer Breeze” at Barbican, London by Blouin Artinfo

Barbican, London, will present a summer concert of Japanese violinist Taro Hakase on July 12, 2019.Taro Hakase is one of Japan’s best-loved technically dazzling violinists. He introduces e…

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Musical theatre label First Night Records acquired by Warner Music Group by Georgia Snow

First Night Records, an independent label which specialises in West End and Broadway cast recordings, has been acquired by Warner Music Group.

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Former Soho Theatre boss sets up new pantomime production company by Matthew Hemley

Ex-Soho Theatre artistic director Steve Marmion has launched a new production company dedicated to pantomime. Announcing his first move since leaving Soho

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Wake Up With BWW 7/15: Flood at THE LION KING, Ariana DeBose in WEST SIDE STORY, and More!

Today's top stories: a flood at The Lion King results in costume adjustments, and more!

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FIRST LISTEN: In the Studio With THE PRINCE OF EGYPT's Orchestra

Get a first listen to The Prince of Egypt in an all new video, which shows the orchestral recording of the music from the brand new production!

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Tickets Are Now On Sale For BETRAYAL On Broadway, Starring Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton, and Charlie Cox

Tickets are now on sale to the general public for Jamie Lloyd's smash-hit production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal; available by visiting or by calling 800-447-7400. Tickets…

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The Nico Project review at Stoller Hall, Manchester – ‘part concert, part haunting’ by Natasha Tripney

Clad in a long, black coat and heavy wig, Maxine Peake looks agitated and uneasy in her skin. “I’m so hot,” she

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Monday, July 15, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Watch: Composer Stephen Schwartz attending orchestral rehearsals for the West End production of The Prince of Egypt

Here’s your chance to get a glimpse of composer Stephen Schwartz attending the orchestral recording of the music for the brand new production of The Prince Of Egypt, premiering at London…

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The Fountainhead review at the Lowry, Salford – ‘hard to stomach’ by Natasha Tripney

There’s little in the way of irony and subversion in Ivo van Hove’s take on Ayn Rand’s hymn to individualism. This 2014

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: Behind the scenes as Crystal Clear prepares for its first major London revival by Featured Content

Crystal Clear was an early hit - and West End transfer - for London's Old Red Lion Theatre. Now, as the theatre celebrates its 40th anniversary, Phil Young's devised play about blindness pre…

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25 facts you probably didn't know about Matthew Broderick

Everyone claiming to be a pop culture trivia expert knows that Matthew Broderick is married to Sex and the City actress Sarah Jessica Parker, but did you know they're both left-handed? …

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Tree review at Campfield Market Hall, Manchester – ‘energetic but jumbled’ by Natasha Tripney

Music is playing as you enter the space. People are dancing and the room is bathed in purple light. A party is

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Top 5 stage plays by Inua Ellams ranked

Inua Ellams is the next big thing amongst emerging playwrights, offering new perspectives and stories that are rarely seen on stage. Perhaps Ellams' most striking attribute, and most unique,…

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‘There isn’t time to get bored’: THE ILLUSIONISTS – West End ★★★★ by Rev Stan

The Illusionists are back in London for the summer season with their mix of illusion, thrilling feats, humour and family fun.

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NEWS: Proforca follows Feel with the premiere of At Last at Lion & Unicorn by Featured Content

Proforca Theatre Company reunites the team behind its acclaimed hit Feel for the premiere of At Last, which opens the autumn/winter season at London's newly relaunched Lion & Unicorn The…

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How to get the best deals on top West End shows this summer

It’s summertime in London and while the living’s easy, finding cheap theatre tickets sure ain’t! But all that’s about to change today with the launch of our epic LTD20 campaign as pa…

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BWW Review: Encores! Off-Center Brings Back Maria Irene Fornes and Rev. Al Carmines' Fresh and Vibrant PROMENADE

Through the leadership of Reverend Bernard Scott, Greenwich Village's Judson Memorial Church became a center for emerging artists during the 1950s, welcoming the experimental, the avant-gard…

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Lyn Gardner: We should really define success by the well-being of theatremakers by Lyn Gardner

Last month, I was involved in The Art of Self Care, a day of workshops, panel talks and provocations at London’s Roundhouse.

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Top 5 theatre to see this week (July 15-21) by Natasha Tripney

Equus – Trafalgar Studios, London First seen at Theatre Royal Stratford East earlier this year, Ned Bennett’s acclaimed production of Peter Shaffer’s

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On the Couch with Kellie Rode by Arts Review

Who is Kellie Rode? A devoted actress, a doting Mother and a happy Wife. A lucky Woman! What would you do differently to what you do now? Nothing. I’d find a way to be creative. Who inspir…

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Theatrefolk Featured Play – Mmmbeth by Allison Williams by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Mmmbeth by Allison Williams is a hilarious gender-bending take on the Scottish play that is a fantastic adaptation for high school and middle school …

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Madama Butterfly all set to tour across Australia by Arts Review

Following its performance to a sold out audience at Frankston Arts Centre on Saturday evening (13 July), John Bell’s highly acclaimed Madama Butterfly is set to tour the north of Australia…

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Ladyship by Wendy Caster

Ladyship, the new show by twins Laura Good and Linda Good, exemplifies how difficult it is to write a good musical. There is so much here to like: some beautiful songs, an original story, an…

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The Botanical: Beauty and Peril by Arts Review

Drawing from the renowned Janet Holmes à Court Collection and the State Art Collection, the Art Gallery of Western Australia presents The Botanical: Beauty and Peril – a vivid, involving…

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Space Oddity — David Bowie’s 1969 breakthrough hit has continued to orbit the world of music

Released a few days before the Moon landing, Bowie’s song brought a downbeat mood to space travel

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Dance News: Get Enthused For Caleb Teicher, Paul Taylor Dance Company & Ilya Vidrin's Reciprocity Collaborative at Jacob's Pillow This July 24-28! by The Dance Enthusiast

Get Enthused For Caleb Teicher, Paul Taylor Dance Company & Ilya Vidrin's Reciprocity Collaborative at Jacob's Pillow This July 24-28, 2019!

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Dance News: Lincoln Center Out of Doors Launches On July 24, 2019 by The Dance Enthusiast

Lincoln Center Out of Doors Launches On July 24! Dancemakers To Catch Include Caleb Teicher, Jesús Carmona, Sri Lankan Dance Academy of New York, Redobles de Cultura & More.

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What Do You Do When Your Love Is Illegal? - British playwright Chris Urch makes his U.S. debut with the Uganda-set drama 'The Rolling Stone'

British playwright Chris Urch makes his U.S. debut with the Uganda-set drama The Rolling Stone at Lincoln Center---When British playwright Chris Urch first learned about the "Kill the Gays" …

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