Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)


Chris Urch s gripping new drama is inspired by real events in Uganda in which gays were outed in a local newspaper.

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Review: A Mexican Medea Heads to New York in ‘Mojada’ by Ben Brantley

In this retelling of Euripides’ tragedy of an abandoned lover, the heroine is a shy seamstress in seclusion in the Queens neighborhood of Corona.

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Shattering Barriers Between Art & Audience – Free Webinar by Artsjournal

How arts organizations leverage mobile technology to remove physical, cultural and perceptual barriers for audiences.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Review:Mojada at by Dan Rubins

All of Luis Alfaro's characters are Latinx, and he offers deep contrasts between the ways that different newcomers, even within the same family, make sense of their new home and their sudde…

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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical to Close After Six Years on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The long-running hit bio-show Beautiful: The Carole King Musical has set a final performance date of October 27, just short of six years after beginning performances at the Stephen Sondhei…

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Broadway: Carole King Musical “Beautiful” Will Close in October, Following “Waitress,” as Business Thins by Roger Friedman

Broadway is struggling right now. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. A day after “Waitress” announced it would shutter this, Carole King’s

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Paul McCartney Ready to Conquer One More Challenge: He’ll Write Broadway Musical of “It’s A Wonderful Life” by Roger Friedman

Paul McCartney had done everything except for…Broadway! So as Carole King’s show and others leave the Great White Way, Paul, at 77,

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

An Onslaught of Closing Notices by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady Next month, five new Broadway musicals will close. Most of them are musicals with large ensembles: The Prom…

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Mojada: A Medea in the Barrio by Elysa Gardner

★★★ Luis Alfaro puts a modern, Latin twist on a classic Greek tragedy The post Mojada: A Medea in the Barrio appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Mojada: Medea Remade as a Sorrowful Stranger in a Strange Land by Michael Sommers

★★ A modern variation on the Medea legend sadly depicts the enchantress as an undocumented immigrant The post Mojada: Medea Remade as a Sorrowful Stranger in a Strange Land appeared firs…

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, July 18, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

“Beautiful” Announces Broadway Closing Date, Paul McCartney Writing “It’s a Wonderful Life” Musical, “Cats” Releases Behind-the-Scenes Footage “Today on Broadway” is a dail…

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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical to end Broadway run after nearly 6 years by Rachel Yang

Broadway’s Beautiful: The Carole King Musical will end its run after nearly six years, producers Paul Blake and Mike Bosner announced on Wednesday. Its last performance will be Oct. 27. …

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’ Sets Broadway Closing Date by Erik Pedersen

It’s not one fine day for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. The hit show’s producers said it will end its nearly six-year Broadway run on October 27. Based on the songs of its titula…

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Breaking: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Announces Broadway Closing Date

BroadwayWorld has learned that Beautiful: The Carole King Musical will end its Broadway run this fall. BEAUTIFUL began performances at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on Nov. 21, 2013, and offi…

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Paul McCartney At Work On Musical Adaptation of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

Music legend Paul McCartney is currently at work on a musical adaptation of the classic holiday film. It's A Wonderful Life.

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‘Beautiful’ to Close at the End of October by Lauren Messman

The Carole King musical has grossed nearly $250 million since opening on Broadway in 2014.

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ZIRK! Circus – The Big Top Spectacular by Arts Review

Boasting some of the world’s most spectacular and death-defying acts, ZIRK! Circus – The Big Top Spectacular has arrived in Sydney pitching their brand new Big Top at The Showring, Moore…

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Mojada Review: The Medea Story as Tragedy of the Undocumented Immigrant by New York Theater

Most everybody knows that Medea kills her children to take revenge on their two-timing father Jason. But “Mojada,” playwright Luis Alfaro’s modern-day adaptation at the Public Theater,…

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I Don’t Know, The DMV Line Is Usually At Least Novella by Joe Patti

I saw a really cool story via Americans for the Arts in May about a partnership between the Maryland Department of Motor Vehicles and the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System. Th…

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Beautiful—The Carole King Musical Sets Closing Date on Broadway by Andrew Gans

The musical opened at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in January 2014.

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Paul McCartney wrote an ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ musical — and we’ve heard it by Johnny Oleksinski

Sir Paul McCartney could be leaving Abbey Road for Broadway. Over the past year, the Beatle has been writing a new musical, a stage version of the 1946 Frank Capra classic film “It’s A W…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

‘Beautiful’ to end its Broadway run this fall by Caitlin Huston

“Beautiful” will play its final performance on Oct. 27. At that time, the musical, chronicling the life of Carole King, will have been on Broadway for close to six years. It will have pl…

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Stewart Talent Adds Ellen Drantch-Billet, Daniel Ortega As Theatrical Agents by Bruce Haring

Stewart Talent has added two new agents in its Los Angeles office, as Ellen Drantch-Billet and Daniel Ortega have joined the theatrical department. Drantch-Billet, a 30-year veteran, has wor…

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Apple Season by Steven Morris

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

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Javier Bardem in Talks to Play King Triton in Disney's Live-Action Little Mermaid by Eric King

Disney's Little Mermaid remake may have found its King Triton. According to Deadline, Oscar winner Javier Bardem is in talks to play the role of Ariel's father in the live-action film.  …

Linked From at 07:18PM #LiveatFive with Kerry Butler of Beetlejuice by

Kerry Butler stops by HQ to chat about Beetlejuice and more with Beth Stevens.

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“Five Weeks Of Normal, Boring, Day-To-Day Life Together.” by Mo Brady

by Abigail Charpentier Cameron Hobbs (left) and Stephen Christopher Anthony …

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Sustainability joins mainstream in Stirling Prize shortlist

Green housing and London railway terminus among schemes vying for architecture award

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Photo Flash: Jake Gyllenhaal And Tom Sturridge Stop By To Check Out The New Marquee For SEA WALL / A LIFE

Yesterday when the front of house for SEA WALL / A LIFE went up at the Hudson Theatre, the play's stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge dropped by to check out their brand-new marquee!

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International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival: an international success that is struggling for funding by Nick Awde

International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival had its best year in 2019, but founder and artistic director Brian Merriman tells Nick Awde that

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Javier Bardem In Talks To Play King Triton In Live Action LITTLE MERMAID

Actor Javier Bardem is in talks to play King Triton in Disney's forthcoming remake of THE LITTLE MERMAID, Variety shares. 

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Not Even the Good Things by Darryl Reilly

If ever a play needed a talkback afterwards, Joseph Scott Ford’s bewildering, grating and slight "Not Even the Good Things" does. By the end of its gobsmacking 75 minutes, the eerie ever-p…

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Satirist Randy Rainbow Uses Show Tunes And Pop Songs To Lampoon Trump by Terry Gross

"I always considered song parody kind of cheap," the Emmy-nominated lyricist and performer says. "But ... I've gotten [such a] response from others ... that I'm appreciating it as an art for…

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Love, Simon star Nick Robinson joining Broadway's To Kill a Mockingbird by Tyler Aquilina

Nick Robinson is headed to Broadway. The Love, Simon star will make his debut on the Great White Way as Jem Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, producer Scott Rudin announced Wednesday. Robinso…

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Are Dancers Today So Versatile That They’re Losing Their Individuality? by Artsjournal1

Nancy Wozny: “We used to be able to tell a dancer’s ancestry — be it Graham, Cunningham or Balanchine — by their movement.” No more: “I’ve always felt my gift to the field is b…

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PBS Launches Native Alaskan Kids Show by Artsjournal

The show that the producers dreamed up, called “Molly of Denali,” ended up becoming a PBS cartoon about a 10-year-old Athabascan girl with a video blog about life in rural Alaska. PBS sa…

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An Improbable Film Industry Grows In Deepest Siberia by Artsjournal1

In the Russian Federation’s Sakha Republic — whose capital, Yakutsk, is considered the coldest big city on Earth — locally-made movies, many in the local Yakut language, often outsell …

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Hollywood Is Making Fewer Comedies. Should We Care? by Artsjournal

Call-out and outrage culture make it harder for comedies to pass muster with the vigilantes of social media. – Philadelphia Inquirer

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The World’s Latest New Opera House – In Hangzhou by Artsjournal

“There is a competition amongst Chinese cities to create new destinations, each with their iconic cultural landmarks,” said Claude Godefroy, design director at Henning Larsen’s Hong Ko…

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Why One Trustee Quit The Board Of The British Museum by Artsjournal

Ahdaf Soueif: “Public cultural institutions have a responsibility: not only a professional one towards their work, but a moral one in the way they position themselves in relation to ethica…

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Because Of Aggressive Theatregoers, Ushers In London Have Started Wearing Body Cameras by Artsjournal1

“It is thought that having visible cameras that are clearly recording situations will help staff feel more empowered, and reports from West End trials found that aggressive individuals had…

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Louvre Removes Sackler Name From Its Walls by Artsjournal

The move follows a widely publicized protest PAIN Sackler held together with the French group Aides Paris outside the Louvre. On July 1, the activists gathered outside the museum’s central…

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What Musicians Are “Terrified” Of In 2019 by Artsjournal

Basically – burnout. The need to be on all the time. It’s not just performances, it’s the living life in public on social media, creating a persona and constantly interacting with a pu…

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Study: Smartphone Users More Comfortable Expressing Emotions With Emojis Than In a Phone Call by Artsjournal

The majority of respondents (65%) said they are more comfortable expressing their emotions through emojis than a phone call. That number rises to 83% among Gen Z users, who represent the lar…

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Ad Lib on NiteLife: The House Concert Goes Casually Glam with Broadway Veteran Carole Demas by Marilyn Lester

In the world of entertainment, the venerable house concert is an institution long enjoyed from the beginnings of music itself. From the caves of early humans to the courts of royalty and the…

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LOVE, SIMON Star Nick Robinson to Make Broadway Debut as Jem in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Nick Robinson, critically acclaimed for last year's movie Love, Simon, will make his Broadway debut as Jem Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett S…

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Celebrate World Emoji Day With 17 Emojis Theatre People Need in Their Life Right Now by Playbill Staff

Emojis are all the rage on your iPhone, but we feel like there's a keyboard missing… offers up 17 emojis for theatre people.

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In the ‘Fiddler’ Crowd, Far From the Home They Love

The hit Yiddish-language rendition of the classic musical celebrates its first birthday today. An illustrator recently captured what the show meant to a unique audience — refugees.

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VIDEO: Josh Davis Sings 'Stars' From LES MISERABLES on Tour

Watch as Josh Davis sings 'Stars' from LES MISERABLES on tour, currently on stage in Chicago through July 27th.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Award-Winning Documentary You Are Here: A Come From Away Story to Play U.S. Theaters on September 11 by Andy Lefkowitz

This fall, American audiences will have the chance to see an award-winning film about the events that inspired the musical Come From Away. You Are Here: A Come From Away Story, which debute…

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Love, Simon Star Nick Robinson to Replace Will Pullen in Broadway's To Kill a Mockingbird by Lindsey Sullivan

Love, Simon breakout star Nick Robinson will make his Broadway debut in To Kill a Mockingbird this fall. He will take over the role of Jem Finch beginning on November 5, replacing original c…

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Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 7/17/19 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 7/17/19 “Working” brings Studs Terkel’s book to life at Berkshire Theatre Group. James Barry directs. Life Before Hamlet: “Gertrude and Claudius” …

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Single Carrot Theatre Announces Immersive 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

The 12th season goes beyond the walls of the theatre with three site-specific productions.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber says ‘Cinderella’ musical coming to Broadway by Marisa Dellatto

Get ready to see some bibbidy, bobbity boo on Broadway. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s production of “Cinderella” is hitting New York City’s famed Great White Way in 2020. The king of musical…

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Capital Fringe review: DancEthos by Arielle Ostry

Few things in life are genuinely unexplainable. One of those is undoubtedly modern dance. You may not make a habit of visiting intimate black box theaters to see premieres by small, relative…

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Love, Simon Star Nick Robinson Joins To Kill A Mockingbird by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Actor Nick Robinson, known predominantly to film audiences for playing the title role in Love, Simon, will join the Broadway production of To Kill A Mockingbird. He will assume the role of …

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Love, Simon Star Nick Robinson Will Make Broadway Debut in To Kill a Mockingbird by Andrew Gans

Robinson will join Ed Harris in Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel.

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Following the American Dream: Kelly Copper on Pursuit of Happiness by Seth Boyce

What is happiness, and to what ends will we pursue it? Kelly Copper and Pavol Liska, co-directers of the OBIE-winning Nature Theater of Oklahoma, explore this question in Pursuit of Happines…

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An Open Call Connects Teaching Artists To Employers

by Rotimi Agbabiaka Halli Gibson became a teaching artist in part because she doesn?t like to audition. However she couldn?t resist the opportunity to attend an event called the Teaching Ar…

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Red Ladder Theatre Connects Inmates With Their Creativity

by David John Chavez  It?s rare to hear of a prisoner pleading with a judge to postpone their release date. For Karen Altree Piemme, that request, from an inmate participating in Red Ladd…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

NiteLife Exchange Picks of the Week

The younger brother of Percy and Jimmy Heath, Albert “Tootie” Heath, has long been a top hard bop-based drummer with an open mind toward more commercial styles of jazz. After moving to N…

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‘Love, Simon’ Star Nick Robinson To Join Broadway’s ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE Love, Simon star Nick Robinson will make his Broadway debut in the hit Aaron Sorkin adaptation of Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird, replacing the outgoing Will Pullen as Jem Fi…

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Pasek & Paul, Kyle Jarrow & Alicia Keys to Exec-Produce New Showtime Musical Drama by Andy Lefkowitz

An acclaimed group of multi-talents are collaborating on a new musical series for Showtime, Variety reports. The currently untitled show will be executive-produced by Broadway creatives B…

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Moulin Rouge!'s Danny Burstein on His Failed Attempt at Painting Nails, Singing Sia & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Six-time Tony nominee Danny Burstein is giving the name Zidler new meaning in Broadway's Moulin Rouge! After appearing in the musical's world premiere in Boston last summer, Burstein, along…

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Odds & Ends: Phoenix Best Set for Workshop of Jocelyn Bioh's New Musical Goddess & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Phoenix Best Set for Workshop of Jocelyn Bioh's New Musical Goddess Vassar and New York Stage and Film has announced casting for…

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50th Anniversary Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar to Play LA by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Tim Rice (lyrics) and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s (music) rock musical phenomenon Jesus Christ Superstar is turning 50 and in celebration of that milestone an Olivier Award-winning anniversary t…

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JoAnn M Hunter Talks Choreographing the New West End Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Working with Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Going from Da

JoAnn M. Hunter talks about creating an all-new Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and going from Broadway dancer to West End choreographer.

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Whodunnit (Unrehearsed) review – secret celeb shines in murder mystery by Michael Billington

Park theatre, LondonA quick-witted Gyles Brandreth, one of 22 stars in action during the run, sleuthed stylishly in this fundraising spoof This is all very jolly. Jez Bond and Mark Cameron h…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Alicia Keys, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul to Executive Produce Musical Drama Series for Showtime

SHOWTIME has made a series commitment to an untitled musical drama series executive produced by multiple Grammy winner Alicia Keys and the Oscar, Tony and Grammy winning team of Benj Pasek…

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10 years after attack that killed her partner, South Park survivor sings to heal by Nicole Brodeur

Ten years after a brutal attack killed her partner, Jennifer Hopper is hosting a fundraiser concert to help other victims heal.

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Watch Josh Davis Perform ’Stars’ From National Tour of Les Misérables by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical currently plays Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre.

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Review: A Vaclav Havel Trilogy Drives Evening of Political Theater by Elisabeth Vincentelli

“Havel: The Passion of Thought,” along with work by Harold Pinter and one by Samuel Beckett (dedicated to Havel), takes on morality and tyranny.

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92nd Street Y to Host Ron Howard, Gwyneth Paltrow and Salman Rushdie by Sara Aridi

The 2019-20 season also features appearances by Billy Porter and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Percy Kilbride: A Watched “Kettle” Never Boils by Trav S.D.

Some brief words of appreciation for rural character actor Percy Kilbride (1888-1964). Kilbride was an old trouper from San Francisco who’d been playing with stock companies since the age …

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Will Join Forces With Alicia Keys for New Showtime Musical Drama by Andrew Gans

SpongeBob SquarePants' Kyle Jarrow will pen the script.

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Tony Winner Nina Arianda Joins Cast of Clint Eastwood's Richard Jewell Drama

Nina Arianda has joined the cast of Clint Eastwood's untitled Richard Jewell drama, according to The Hollywood Reporter. 

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Photo Flash: See Jonathan Groff in the First Look at Season Two of MINDHUNTER

Inspired by true events, MINDHUNTER Season 2 will return August 16. The new season stars Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv, Joe Tuttle, Albert Jones, Stacey Roca, Michael Cerveris, L…

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Luis Alfaro's Mojada Opens July 17 at The Public Theater Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Queens-set story of an immigrant mother, inspired by the Medea myth, stars Sabina Zúñiga Varela.

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Feast Your Eyes on a Dazzling First Look at Moulin Rouge! on Broadway by

Gitchie, gitchie, ya-ya, da-da! The first look at the hotly anticipated Broadway musical adaptation of Moulin Rouge! has arrived. The show, which stars Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit in the rol…

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Watch Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson & Cats Stars Rehearse Dance Moves from the Upcoming Film by

We're just five months away from the release of the highly anticipated screen adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's legendary musical Cats. Universal Pictures has just offered up an exciting …

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Watch The Lion King's Bradley Gibson, Ben Jeffrey & Jim Ferris Perform 'Hakuna Matata' by

What a wonderful phrase! Enjoy Bradley Gibson, Ben Jeffrey and Jim Ferris' super fun performance of The Lion King classic.

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The Barrow Group’s New Season Will Host World Premiere of Scott Organ’s 17 Minutes by Dan Meyer

A Lortel-winning solo show by Martin Moran and the Jane Anderson's NYC premiere of The Quality of Life round out the lineup.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Poetry Review: “Frozen Charlotte” — Plenty of Pleasure by Ed Meek

In Frozen Charlotte, Susan de Sola provides readers with enough aesthetic pleasure and thoughtful commentary about today's world to remind us of just how good -- and necessary -- poetry can…

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Livestreaming the Urban Dance Women's 2019 Summer Leadership Institute Culminating Performance

By . Urban Bush Women present the 2019 Summer Leadership Institute Culminating Performance livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer p

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Photo Flash: First Look at Annie Golden and the Cast of BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER

Get a first look inside the new musical comedy Broadway Bounty Hunter, now playing its New York Premiere engagement Off-Broadway at Greenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street).

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Review: ‘Seussical’ by McLean Community Players at Alden Theatre by Kendall Mostafavi

Based on the fantastical imaginings of Dr. Seuss, Seussical is a light-hearted musical packed with color, magic, and mischief. McLean Community Players is running their production of this fa…

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Capital Fringe review: meg jo beth amy & louisa by Kelly Whealan George

meg jo beth amy & louisa is a fictional depiction of how Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” evolved into the classic story we know. True, Alcott was pressured by her publisher to a…

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Review: The Mollusc from Quotidian Theatre by Roy Maurer

Over 100 and some years ago, The Mollusc was the best-known work of an Englishman considered to be in affinity with the likes of Oscar Wilde. About 10 years ago, my colleague at DC Theatre S…

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Just Moving Mona Lisa From One Room At The Louvre To Another Is A Tricky Matter by Artsjournal1

It’s really no more difficult than moving any other painting its size, but even so, the process involves careful scheduling and a dry run with a dummy painting. – BBC

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Winners And Losers In This Year’s Emmy Nominations by Artsjournal

It looks like HBO’s back, piling up a whopping 137 nominations to Netflix’s 117, with Game of Thrones, Chernobyl and Barry among the big leaders (but with Veep rather far down the…

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In Praise Of The Most Underrated Punctuation Mark In The Language by Artsjournal1

New Yorker Comma Queen Mary Norris welcomes a new book about the semicolon and gives a quick overview of the mark’s history (which goes back to 1494) and looks to some of the uses to which…

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National Film Board Of Canada Delays Strategic Plan As Critics Look For More Oversight by Artsjournal

Critics have alleged the film board’s production funding has decreased since 2002, and that spending on non-filmmaker salaries and institutional, legal and human resources services has inc…

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New York tap looks to Savion Glover — and beyond

The renaissance in tap dance was evident in events across the city while Glover appeared in a travesty of a show

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12 Absolutely Essential Videos of Road Show Star Raúl Esparza Singing His and Your Face Off

Before four-time Tony Award nominee Raúl Esparza returns to NYC in Sondheim's Road Show, look back on some of his most memorable video performances.

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Varda by Agnès — fascinating self-portrait of a great director

Agnès Varda pays tribute to herself in a film completed shortly before her death

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Disney shows The Lion King, Aladdin, Mary Poppins & Frozen all feature in London pop-up experience this summer

Disney’s hit West End musicals The Lion King, Aladdin, the eagerly-anticipated Frozen, and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins will all take centre stage in the Disney in the West End Summ…

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Making Noise Quietly and Tell It to the Bees — two British dramas of love and cruelty

Three-story movie saves best for last; Fiona Shaw’s novel adapted with Anna Paquin and Holliday Grainger

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Cedric Neal Performs ‘Gotta Start Somewhere’ From Back to the Future Upcoming Musical by Ryan McPhee

The Broadway veteran will play Mayor Goldie Wilson in the world premiere of the stage adaptation.

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My Friend the Polish Girl explores themes of identity, sex and love

Faux-documentary in black and white has a strong art-movie flavour

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Look Back at [title of show] on Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The beloved meta musical opened on Broadway July 17, 2008.

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‘Don’t miss the opportunity to see this absolute gem of a show’: Debbie Kurup stars in Blue in the Night at the Kiln Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Actress Debbie Kurup chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Blues in the Night at the Kiln Theatre.

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Usher Adam Charteris: It’s not easy to face aggressive audiences – bodycams will empower us by Adam Charteris

West End theatres have recently trialled fitting their front-of-house staff with body cameras to combat incidences of aggressive behaviour from audience members.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Home, Sweet, _____’ by William Powell

Home, Sweet, _____ takes audiences on a sentimental journey through music, sight gags, and pantomime. Without words, Home, Sweet, _____ tells the story of a clown, the frenetic Collette Camp…

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Cal Shakes Hires Sarah Williams as Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

A former associate managing director of Berkeley Rep, she joins the team at the Bay Area's outdoor classical theatre.

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Do You Know These 13 Operas Based on Plays? by Genesis Johnson

From a Tennessee Williams classic to Arthur Miller’s bewitching morality tale, some major works from the theatre canon have gone on to inspire opera composers.

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Martha Plimpton Withdraws from Steppenwolf Ensemble

Steppenwolf's Ensemble is one of the most prestigious gatherings of names in theatre including stars such as Annette Bening, Laurie Metcalf and Tracy Letts. One among them also includes star…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:27PM

50th Annual Ruby Griffith Award Goes to 2nd Stage Productions by Guest Author

By Frankie Lewis The British Players’ ceremony for the 50th Anniversary of The Ruby Griffith Awards for Excellence in Community Theatre was held at the Bretton Woods Recreation Center in G…

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Watch a Sneak Peek of City Center Encores! Off-Center’s Production of Road Show by Roberto Araujo

The Stephen Sondheim musical marks the final production of the 2019 series and the conclusion of City Center’s 75th anniversary season.

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A Look Inside CATS with Jennifer Hudson, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba & More by Broadway Black

Go behind the scenes for the first look at #CatsMovie. CATS stars James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson and introduces…

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How to dance it up with Gwendoline Christie in London by Johnny Oleksinski

With a new Prime Minister on the horizon, Brexit looming and a recent Women’s World Cup loss to the United States, world-weary Londoners need an escape from the headlines. Good thing for t…

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VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of the CATS Movie with Judi Dench, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson & More!

Universal Pictures shares a look inside the upcoming Cats movie and announces that the first trailer will be released on Friday! Watch the video below!

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'Legally Blonde' review: It gets down to cases pleasantly

The verdict is in: "Legally Blonde" at Argyle Theatre in Babylon is good, lightweight entertainment.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Brenda Braxton, Robert Cuccioli, Claybourne Elder, More Will Star in Off-Broadway Revival of Caesar and Cleopatra by Andrew Gans

David Staller will direct the Gingold Theatrical Group’s revival of the George Bernard Shaw comedy.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Says Modern ‘Cinderella’ Heading To Broadway; ‘Killing Eve’ Writer Emerald Fennell Partnering by Greg Evans

Andrew Lloyd Webber casually announced that his contemporary musical version of Cinderella, with a book by The Crown actress/Killing Eve writer Emerald Fennell, will arrive on Broadway next …

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CATS – A Look Inside the Film by Broadway Direct

Go behind the scenes for a first look at #CatsMovie. Trailer this Friday. Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, Les Misérables, The Danish Girl) transforms Andrew Lloyd W…

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'Rigoletto' In Vegas And The Pleasures Of The Metropolitan Opera by Linda Holmes

A recent Pop Culture Happy Hour trip to New York took the team to see Rigoletto at the Metropolitan Opera. A jester in a rat pack? We saw it.

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Behind the Scenes and On the Set of the Original The King and I Film Adaptation by Marc J. Franklin

The most recent revival's stars Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe are currently reprising their roles as Anna and the King of Siam in Tokyo.

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Prime Stage Announces 24th Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup features a literary classic, a popular novel adaptation, and a regional premiere.

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Hot Flush UK Tour starring Su Pollard by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Hot Flush the musical returns in 2019 following four sell-out tours. The Hot Flush UK Tour stars Su Pollard. Book Now! This post Hot Flush UK Tour starring Su Pollard first a…

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Antonio Cipriano, Mary Kate Morrissey, Renee Rapp And More Set For BROADWAY SINGS ALANIS: UNPLUGGED

The starry lineup is set for the next concert in the year-long Broadway Sings spinoff series, Broadway Sings: Unplugged. On July 29 at 7pm and 9:30pm, The Green Room 42 will present Alanis: …

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Report: Notre Dame Was Much Closer To Collapsing Than Has Been Reported by Artsjournal

Some of what went wrong that night has been reported in the French news media, including Le Monde and Le Canard Enchaîné. Now, The New York Times has conducted scores of interviews and rev…

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Martha Plimpton Does Something Very Few Actors Ever Do — Quit Steppenwolf Theatre by Artsjournal1

“Why would anybody want to go? It’s inarguably among the most prestigious collections of stage actors in the world and yet membership comes with no formal minimum participation requireme…

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Yeah, Lots Of Us Love To Point And Laugh At ‘Florida Man’ — But Is That Really The Right Thing To Do? by Artsjournal1

“At its most comical, the Florida Man phenomenon encapsulates the wildness of both America and the Internet. At its most salacious, it’s a social-media update on the true-crime TV of Ame…

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Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Cats Movie by Ryan McPhee

The film adaptation of the feline phenomenon will drop its first trailer July 19.

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Photo Flash: Step Inside The World of MOULIN ROUGE! With These All New Production Photos

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is now in previews ahead of a July 25 opening night at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 W 45th St.). Step inside the world of this brand new musical spectacular with …

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Lenne Klingaman, Michael Countryman Set for Will Eno's The Underlying Chris at Second Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Complete casting has been announced for Second Stage's upcoming world premiere staging of Will Eno's The Underlying Chris. The previously announced off-Broadway production, directed by Tony…

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Alex Boniello, Caitlin Kinnunen, Sharon Wheatley, Christopher Sieber, and Patrick Hinds Join the Lineup For BroadwayCon 2020

BroadwayCon announced today that five new guests, Alex Boniello, Caitlin Kinnunen, Sharon Wheatley, Christopher Sieber, and Patrick Hinds, have joined the special guest lineup for BroadwayCo…

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Womenomics: cracks are beginning to show in Japan’s glass ceiling

The days of the country’s famous ‘salarymen’ aren’t quite numbered but women are making gradual progress

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‘Searing performances’: LUNATIC 19’S – Finborough Theatre by Laura Kressly

Tegan McLeod’s script for Lunatic 19’s is a piercing character study using biting dialogue, ruthless violence and deep, emotional excavation.

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Melody Yang Brings The Gazillion Bubble Show to Live with Kelly & Ryan

Melody Yang makes magic with bubbles on Live with Kelly and Ryan.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

35th Powerhouse Season: Casting Announced for Musical Workshop Goddess & More! by Broadway Black

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced additional casting for the 35th Powerhouse Season in Poughkeepsie, NY, which continues through Sunday, July 28. Vassar & New Yor…

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Cast Complete for Signature Theatre’s Assassins, Directed by Eric Schaeffer by Andrew Gans

The Virginia theatre company will launch its 30th season with its 30th production of a Stephen Sondheim musical.

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Viagogo suspended from advertising on Google by Georgia Snow

Google has suspended Viagogo from taking out paid-for advertising in its search results, claiming the secondary ticketing site has breached its advertising

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Traverse Theatre overhauls leadership structure with introduction of new creative development role by Matthew Hemley

Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre is to overhaul its leadership team, with the creation of a new role that will share some of the

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VIDEO: Beyonce Releases Music Video for 'Spirit' from THE LION KING

Beyonce will release a new album titled, 'The Lion King: The Gift' which will feature an array of songs inspired by The Lion King, performed by global artists. Beyonce has released the mus…

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Signature Theatre Announces ‘Assassins’ Cast and Creative Team by News Desk

Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for Assassins with music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman and directed by Signature Theatre Artistic …

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Obie Award Winner E. Katherine Kerr Dies at 82 by Dan Meyer

The performer and playwright was celebrated for her Off-Broadway work and film roles.

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Martha Plimpton Departs Steppenwolf Ensemble by Andrew Gans

The stage and screen star joined the Chicago theatre company in 1998.

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A First Look at Moulin Rouge! on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The stage adaptation of the Baz Luhrmann movie is set to open at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre July 25.

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Audra McDonald, Stephanie J. Block, and More Join Covenant House’s 2019 Stage & Screen Sleep Out by Ruthie Fierberg

Learn why these Tony-winning Broadway stars will sleep on the street for one night only.

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Frieder Burda, Who Founded Museum For His Collection Of German Expressionism, Dead At 83 by Artsjournal1

“Titled the Museum Frieder Burda, the space [in Baden-Baden] has displayed works by artists Georg Baselitz, Sigmar Polke, Max Beckmann, Gerhard Richter, and Pablo Picasso. The museum was a…

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Richmond’s Institute For Contemporary Art, Only A Year Old, Lays Off More Than A Fifth Of Its Staff by Artsjournal1

“Six full-time employees out of 27 are having their positions eliminated as a result of a reorganization, said Dominic Willsdon, executive director of the ICA. … The non-collecting conte…

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Metro-DC-Based National Philharmonic Says It’s Out Of Cash And Is Closing by Artsjournal1

The freelance orchestra, based at Strathmore in the Maryland suburbs, was founded in 1983 and performed two to three dozen concerts a year. The announcement said that the orchestra would nee…

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Curious about contemporary Indigenous Performing Arts? by Artsjournal

How are you connecting to the surge in interest in Indigenous content? Walrus Arts Management & Consulting provides program guidance, education and fosters connection to Indigenous commu…

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Diary: Singing vet produces Glyndebourne for cows by Tabard

If you thought you had to pay top prices to hear opera, think again. Tabard has come across a way to hear

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Actress and Playwright E. Katherine Kerr Dies at 82

Actress and playwright E. Katherine Kerr has died, according to The New York Times. She was 82.

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See Who's Joining Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon in West End The Man in the White Suit by Andrew Gans

The production will play a limited run at Theatre Royal Bath prior to a London transfer.

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by Susan Grace

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An actor, once undocumented, got cast as a border detention guard. It was a revelation. by Peter Marks

Work-in-progress ‘Tender Age’ looks heartbreakingly at the crisis on our southern frontier.

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Slaps, Punches, and Kicks by C. Drew Vidal

Tips for confidently acting onstage violence The post Slaps, Punches, and Kicks appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Editor’s View: The row over Olivier Awards statuettes is a transatlantic culture clash by Alistair Smith

As with many aspects of British cultural life, the influence of America looms large in commercial theatre. The apparent split in opinion

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‘White Zulu’ anti-apartheid singer Johnny Clegg dies

Singer defied South African authorities with interracial band and ode to Nelson Mandela

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Review: Lovers Anonymous, The Space by Farah Najib

Review: Lovers Anonymous, The Space3.0starsLovers Anonymous is not your everyday support group. It is, however, the support group that many of us might benefit from in the tech-driven and di…

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Lyric Theatre reborn – 40 years ago in The Stage by Freelance

The Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith announced it would reopen in October 1979 after a four-year restoration, costing £3.2 million. We reported: “In

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‘It feels like a real waste’: THE END OF HISTORY – Royal Court Theatre by Aleks Sierz

The Harry Potter team presents a hyped up state-of-the-family play in The End Of History and it just falls flat on its face.

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A Conversation with Aubie Merrylees, Making his Broadway Debut in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by Deb Miller

From the first time I saw the young Aubie Merrylees in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in 2010, at People’s Light & Theatre Company (now People’s Light) in Malvern, PA, I knew he w…

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Farewell to Queen’s Theatre, soon to be renamed after Stephen Sondheim – your views, July 18 by The Stage

After nearly 43 years I am leaving the Queen’s Theatre. I would like to say it’s been an absolute pleasure and very

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Looking to catch some Shakespeare in Puget Sound parks this summer? Here’s what to see and pro tips on how best to enjoy. by Misha Berson

It's Shakespeare-in-the-park season! Wooden O and Greenstage are among the companies presenting live, mostly free shows in open-air locations from Seattle to Port Townsend to Mount Vernon.

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Enough Is Enough: Andrew Cutler, Amanda Fink and Eric Gerard Take the Reigns at Black Box Acting by Ben Kaye

The Chicago acting studio's new owners honor the past, look to the future and remain present.

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Drawing a Line by Dawn Simmons, John Meredith, Jen Lewis

By Dawn Simmons, John Meredith, Jen Lewis. Dawn M. Simmons, John Meredith, and Jen Lewis, from New England’s StageSource, discuss where progress needs to happen to address harassment in th…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Mabel Wayne: Pioneering Female Composer by Trav S.D.

As a composer Mabel Wayne (Mabel Wimpfheimer, 1890-1978) made good in a field dominated almost entirely by men. Brooklyn born and educated at the New York School of Music, she sang, danced a…

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When, Where and Why? ‘Now & Then’ Asks More Questions Than Answers by Matthew Wexler

Dennis Manning and Ronnie Larson's musical, "Now & Then," can't seem to find its footing as it traces the decades-long relationship of a gay couple. The post When, Where and Why? ‘Now…

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John E. Brennan: Comedian at Kalem by Trav S.D.

John E. Brennan (1865-1940) was one of the most popular screen comedians of the pre-Chaplin era. Hailing from Springfield, Massachusetts, Brennan was successful on the vaudeville stage start…

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For National Hot Dog Day: Three Posts About Coney Island Frankfurters by Trav S.D.

What a good day for Coney Island, for not only is National Tattoo Day, but it is also National Hot Dog Day. As we all know, the frank was invented at Coney — it’s no coincidence that I w…

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CAMDEN FRINGE NEWS: Civilisation is put in the spotlight in Kafka adaptation Red Peter by Featured Content

Grid Theatre shines a spotlight on ideas of civilisation and humanity with Red Peter, the stage adaptation of Franz Kafka's A Report To An Academy, which runs as part of Camden Fringe next m…

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Full cast and creatives announced for The Man in the White Suit

The Man in the White Suit has found its full cast and team of creatives for the upcoming premiere in Bath and subsequent West End transfer. The highly-anticipated production will open at Wyn…

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Standing @ Zero: Moulin Rouge's Kyle Brown by JK

So, why "Standing at Zero"? You know the numbers across the front of the stage? Zero is center, and we are putting one performer front and center.The summer is heating up and Broadway is hav…

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Check Out The New World’s Largest Performing Arts Building by Artsjournal1

Designed by the Dutch architectural firm Mecanoo, the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Kaohsiung is a city of nearly 3 million at the southern end of Taiwan) opened last fall and incl…

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The Stars and Creators of Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! on the New Musical: ‘It’s Such a Party’ by Ryan McPhee

Hear from the team before the high-energy spectacular officially opens July 25.

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‘A deep look at the dangers of the modern world’: THE CHAOS THEORY PLAY – The Vaults by Annie Davey

The underground Vaults is a perfect venue for the darkness at the heart of The Chaos Theory Play - the fact that its entrance, via a tunnel on Leake Street, is almost hidden further chimes w…

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How Can ‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’ Upstage the Movie? With 70 Songs by Sopan Deb

Finding spots for the pop songs, credited to 161 writers, and getting the rights, was no cancan.

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In rehearsals: The Man In The White Suit by Eleni Cashell

The hotly anticipated stage adaptation of The Man In The White Suit is almost in the West End, and we’ve got some exciting rehearsal photos to share with you!As you can see, the cast has g…

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When You’re A Hit, You’re A Hit All The Way: “One More Productions” Breezes It, Buzzes It, And Turns ‘On’ The Juice With Their ‘Pretty A by Leo Buck

Helped tremendously by the more intimate size of the venue, this closer proximity to the action increases the visceral-level responses one gets concerning all the high-stakes emotions and th…

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7 Broadway Cast Albums Perfectly Paired to Your Summer Bucket List by Ruthie Fierberg

The ideal soundtrack of 2018–2019 cast recordings, so you can do this and listen to that.

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7 Broadway Cast Albums Perfectly Paired to Your Summer To-Do List by Ruthie Fierberg

The ideal soundtrack of 2018–2019 cast recordings, so you can do this and listen to that.

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Texture Contemporary Ballet is 'Flying & Falling' into new season by Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

While many dance companies take a break during the summer, Texture Contemporary Ballet is about to open its 2019-20 season.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Francesca Forristal on Oddball: “If I want to die there are quicker ways to do that” by Emma Bentley

Emma Bentley talks to Francesca Forristal about her solo show, Oddball which aims to remove the stereotypes surrounding eating disorders and a ‘hero’ narrative. Expect some comedy. “Lo…

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REVIEW: The Night Of The Iguana, Noel Coward Theatre ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Tennessee William's The Night Of The Iguana starring Clive Owen now playing at the Noel Coward Theatre. This post REVIEW: The Night Of The Iguana, Noel…

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri in Hackney on 31 July to learn How to Save the World by Terri Paddock

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Wednesday 31 July 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock visits Hackney's Studio 9294 for the first time for the premiere of Chekhov-inspire…

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Troubadour Theatres: Behind the scenes at the major new venues set to shake up London theatre by Tim Bano

Tristan Baker and Oliver Royds brought theatre – and a real steam train – to London’s King’s Cross. Now, the Troubadour duo

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Find Out What Inspired the Groundbreaking Imagery of the Komische Oper Berlin's The Magic Flute by Nathan Skethway

The production makes its New York debut July 17 at Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival.

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Baring It All with Call Me Adam Podcast: Episode 1: Producer Tom D'Angora by Adam Rothenberg

In the premiere episode of my new podcast "Baring It All with Call Me Adam," I interview three-time Drama Desk nominated producer Tom D'Angora. We discuss his latest show A Musical About Sta…

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Running of Theatr Clwyd to move from local council to independent trust by Matthew Hemley

The operation of Theatr Clwyd in North Wales looks set to transfer from the local council to an independent trust. Flintshire County

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Southwark council approves £3.75m loan to Old Vic for education and community hub by Georgia Snow

Southwark council has approved a £3.75 million loan to the Old Vic to deliver a “bold plan” for a new education and

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Careers Clinic: How do I write a personal statement for a drama school application? by John Byrne

I did a summer performing arts course last year, then started auditioning for small shows, independent films and any other kind of

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Dear West End Producer: ‘What is a theatre influencer (and should we care)?’ by @westendproducer

What is a theatre influencer (and should we care?)? #dear — Anthony Walker-Cook (@AntWalker_Cook) July 2, 2019 An influencer is someone who

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‘All the right ingredients for a brilliant show’: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE – Playground Theatre by Amy Toledano

An Enemy Of The People is an adaptation of the Ibsen play of the same name, but an updated version set in a West London Borough in the shadow of Grenfell Tower.

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Sunset Baby shows the personal price for political strife by Katie Powers

A daughter struggles to reconnect with her estranged activist father in Dominique Morisseau's drama. Nina (Jazzma Pryor) and her estranged father, Kenyatta (Marc…

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Bury Me bogs down in issues by Dmitry Samarov

Too many hot-button topics pile up in Dandelion Theatre's world premiere. Dandelion Theatre presents the world premiere of Brynne Frauenhoffer's plaintive, often…

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The second coming of True West by Catey Sullivan

Jon Michael Hill and Namir Smallwood breathe fire into Steppenwolf’s revival. If you've been banging around the Chicago theatrosphere longer than 25 seconds, y…

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The Recommendation balances hilarious excess and grim realism by Irene Hsiao

Windy City Playhouse’s latest immersive ambulatory production offers a penetrating analysis of class privilege. Two college guys, unlike in privilege, in Provi…

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Strange Heart Beating muddies the waters by Irene Hsiao

Cloudgate Theatre’s production is too precious and preposterous. Atmosphere is everything in Cloudgate Theatre artistic director Kristin Idaszak's new Strange …

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Les Misérables storms the barricades again. by Josh Flanders

Thirty-four years later, the blockbuster musical still packs a potent political message with the melodrama. Given its blockbuster history, it may be hard to reme…

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There’s nothing bad about The Drag Seed by Jack Helbig

David Cerda’s latest classic makeover for Hell in a Handbag is a winner for summer camp. David Cerda's camp parody of Mervyn LeRoy's 1956 film The Bad Seed, ab…

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Wolf Play leads the pack by Catey Sullivan

An adoptee seeks comfort and safety in lupine identity in Hansol Jung's latest. Never doubt the emotional layers possible from an expertly crafted, exquisitely m…

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20/20 celebrates being young, gifted, and queer by Albert Williams

About Face Youth Theatre turns 20 with this contemporary look at LGBTQ history. About Face Youth Theatre's company-created work explores the lives of LGBTQ young…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Tell us in 10: Andrew Langtree by Eleni Cashell

Andrew Langtree, who plays George in The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ – The Musical answers our questions. Book tickets on Official London Theatre. The post Tell us in 10: Andrew …

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On the Couch with Diego Torre by Arts Review

Who is Diego Torre? I’m a regular guy with a wonderful family who makes a living doing what he likes to do most: sing. What would you do differently to what you do now? Nothing. I am reall…

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Actor Wass Javed – ‘Nervous feelings are just energy, you can use them in your performance’ by John Byrne

I was at my day job on a Monday morning when the chance to play my first featured TV role came through.

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Blackrock: An Australian Classic for a 2019 Audience by Arts Review

A powerful Australian classic that remains startlingly relevant today, EbbFlow Theatre Co. presents Nick Enright’s Blackrock for a limited season at St Martins Youth Arts Centre from 25 Ju…

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Night of the Iguana, Noel Coward Theatre review: A brave, magnificently modulated revival by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Starring Clive Owen and directed by James Macdonald, this is a brilliant reminder of what an extraordinary feat Tennesse Williams pulled off here

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Theater: Finding the inner beauty of Cinderella’s stepsister by John Orr

How does a beautiful young woman who was named Miss Santa Clara and Miss Silicon Valley become one of the ugly stepsisters of “Cinderella”? Simple. Douglas Carter Beane rewrote the book …

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Shaw’s Brigadoon just the latest darker reinterpretation of a classic musical by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

New staging of Lerner & Loewe show follows more troubling takes on Oklahoma!, My Fair Lady and more.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Wake Up With BWW 7/17: WAITRESS Closing, Webber's CINDERELLA Coming to Broadway, and More!

Today's top stories: Waitress will close in January, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella is coming to Broadway, and more!

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Dance development and learning coordinator at Deda Isobel Davis – ‘Training should never stop’ by John Byrne

How did you start in dance? I’ve always wanted a career in dance. At secondary school I danced six days a week

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THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA       Noel Coward, WC2 by Libby Purves and Friends

FALLEN ANGELS ENDURING THE STORM         You can feel the heat in Rae Smith’s design,  Mexican sun on the rock overhead, and the corrugated iron roofs of the rundown hotel. Somewher…

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Pride continues through August: 8 LGBTQ shows you should see at Camden Fringe by Featured Content

Pride month may be finished, but fear not, Camden Fringe has a wealth of LGBTQIA+ shows this year to keep the celebrations going. Here, festival organisers have highlighted eight that should…

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Much Ado About Nothing by Arts Review

A powerful exploration of the struggle for identity and self-knowledge in a male-dominated world, Bell Shakespeare presents Much Ado About Nothing at Arts Centre Melbourne from 17 July, befo…

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The Green Room: How does open-air theatre make your job different? by Jon Dryden Taylor

Ros Clifford, 30, is a deputy stage manager, she has worked extensively in London and regional theatre for nine years Abi Egerman

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‘Clive Owen makes a superb return to the stage’: THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA – West End by Maryam Philpott

Gripping performances from Clive Owen and Lia Williams, and James Macdonald’s slow-burn direction allows Tennessee Williams’ writing in The Night Of The Iguana to cast its spell.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

REVIEW: Happily Ever Poofter, Canal Cafe Theatre ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Happily Ever Pooftah: The Untold Story Of a Gay Fairytale Prince written and performed by Rich Watkins at the Canal Cafe Theatre. This post REVIEW: Happi…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Space Oddity at 50: the ‘novelty song’ that became a cultural touchstone by Arts Review

When the 22-year-old David Bowie penned Space Oddity, a song that would ultimately become a recognised classic, he was a burgeoning pop artist without a record deal. A folk singer without a …

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bookworks by Arts Review

Exploring the thematic connections between books, art and publishing from the conceptual, technical and material form of artist books – their history, production, classification and distri…

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David Benedict: Les Mis is not the only classic show to beat the vicissitudes of time by David Benedict

Regrets, as Frank Sinatra was given to singing, I’ve had a few, but then again is missing the musical Time among them?

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

How Many Times Can You Cut The Budget And Still Claim To Be World-Class? by Joe Patti

If you don’t already read Drew McManus’ blog Adaptistration, you may want to take a look some of his recent posts as well as the conversation on Facebook that ensued. Drew started out ye…

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“Idomeneo” at Oper Frankfurt by Blouin Artinfo

“Idomeneo,” the Italian language opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, will be on stage at Oper Frankfurt on August 31, 2019.Mozart’s “Idomeneo,” is based on an ancient Greek tale that…

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“Prom 2: Bohemian Rhapsody” at Royal Albert Hall, London by Blouin Artinfo

The Royal Albert Hall, London, presents “Prom 2: Bohemian Rhapsody” on July 20, 2019.The event, however, has little to do with the Freddie Mercury or the Academy Award-winning movie. The…

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“The Farewell” Set to Open on July 18 at BAM, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Chinese-born American writer and filmmaker Lulu Wang’s film “The Farewell” starring Awkwafina is set to open at BAM, New York on July 18, 2019.Wang is perhaps best known for her direct…

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New Streaming Service HBO Max from WarnerMedia Launched by Blouin Artinfo

WarnerMedia now has a new streaming service called HBO Max.“HBO Max will truly have something for everyone – from ‘Friends’ and ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ to highly anticipate…

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Tao of Glass premieres at Manchester International Festival

The composer’s collaboration with director Phelim McDermott is charming and intimate

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: The Original Production of LES MISERABLES Says Au Revoir To The West End

The original staging of the beloved musical Les Miserables played its final performance this weekend at the Queen's Theatre in London. Following the performance, the show's current Jean Valj…

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The Night of the Iguana, Noël Coward Theatre review - Clive Owen and Lia Williams burn bright by Aleks.sierz

Star cast deliver a terrific revival of Tennessee Williams's last masterpiece One of the glories of contemporary London theatre is its revivals of classic American drama. Year after year, a…

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Manchester International Festival: Invisible Cities outdazzles The Fountainhead, Tree and The Nico Project

Visually inventive adaptation shines; Ivo van Hove takes on Ayn Rand; family secrets explored; Maxine Peake channels Nico

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Ida O’Keeffe at the Clark Art Institute — a glimpse of what might have been

The little-known sister of Georgia is finally centre stage in a Massachusetts exhibition

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Reimagining 'Medea' Through a Latinx Lens - Sabina Zúñiga Varela on starring in 'Mojada' at The Public Theater

Sabina Zúñiga Varela on starring in Mojada at The Public Theater---When people ask Sabina Zúñiga Varela, "What are you?," she never says Hispanic. She despises th…

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Goodspeed’s Because of Winn Dixie, New Musical by Duncan Sheik and Nell Benjamin, Opens July 17 by Andrew Gans

The company includes Tony nominees Isabel Keating and J. Robert Spencer.

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Little Gem Begins at Irish Rep Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Oscar nominee Marsha Mason stars alongside Brenda Meaney and Lauren O’Leary in Elaine Murphy's story of three generations of Irish women.

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Mt. Lebanon natives Joe and Nick Manganiello take a swing at indie film about redemption by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Their 3:59 Inc. production company helped bring “Bottom of the 9th” to big screen

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