Monday, August 12, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Introducing Culture Call, a new FT podcast

Join a transatlantic conversation about culture between editors in London and New York

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DC Theatre Scene reveals the DC area’s Theatre Season 2019-2020 by Lorraine Treanor

Just posted – the DC Theatre Scene Guide to Theatre Season 2019-2020. Perfect for planning your year of theatre going, the sortable guide lets you sort by companies, titles, dates and genr…

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Review: The War Boys, a hard look at vigilantes at the border by Julian Oquendo

Ally Theatre’s production of The War Boys, performing at Joe’s Movement Emporium, tells a story that was written for another time but is very much being lived now as we face a crisis at …

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Alvin Ailey Company At 60 by Artsjournal

“You have to remember you’re taking care of a legacy that has history.” – CBSNews

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Netflix Buys A Historic Theatre In LA by Artsjournal

Netflix prides itself on a digital-first strategy, but insiders say the multimillion-dollar deal for the streamer to buy the brick-and-mortar Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood is nearly complete…

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A Reader Revitalizes Classic Books And Invents A New Publishing Company by Artsjournal

“I got kind of tired seeing classics just for scholarly use or school use,” says the inveterate reader who became frustrated, she says, with clunky, boring or dated designs of books, whi…

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Not One, but TWO Show Announce for the Longacre, “Lightning Thief” and “Diana”! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines o…

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Melbourne International Arts Festival season announced by Gabi Bergman

The Melbourne International Arts Festival is a cornerstone of Melbourne’s arts scene. Happening annually every October, the MIAF showcases a plethora of dance, theatre, music, circus, visu…

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Don’t Miss: NY Pops Underground Featuring Norm Lewis by Matthew Wexler

Broadway star Norm Lewis will appear at the New York Pops' annual cabaret fundraiser at Feinstein's/54 Below on September 23. The post Don’t Miss: NY Pops Underground Featuring Norm Lewis …

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Coming Attractions: August 12 through 28 — What Will Light Your Fire by Arts Fuse Editor

Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual art, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks. The post Coming Attractions: August 12 through 28 — What Will Light Yo…

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Theater Review: “Curve of Departure” — A Wonderfully Provocative Comedy by Helen Epstein

Playwright Rachel Bonds has written an often-hilarious script which nonetheless deals with such serious and widespread issues as spousal and child abandonment, drug addiction, the right to d…

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Film Review: “After the Wedding” — An American Telenovela by Erica Abeel

After the Wedding never finds its emotional rhythm; melodramatic confrontations about betrayals and past choices lurch clunkily along. The post Film Review: “After the Wedding” — An A…

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BWW Exclusive: First Look At FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES Documentary

The new documentary about the landmark Broadway musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF comes to movie theaters next Friday, August 23. BWW has an exclusive first look at clips from the film! 

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Princess Diana musical will play Broadway in 2020 by Johnny Oleksinski

A new musical about the life of Princess Diana will open on Broadway next spring. Called simply “Diana,” the show follows Lady Diana Spencer to royal superstardom, family struggle and he…

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Chita Rivera, Hal Prince Tribute, Performances And More Announced For BROADWAY BLESSING At The Actor's Chapel

Designed as a program of song, dance and story to celebrate the spirit of the new theater season, BROADWAY BLESSING was founded by Retta Blaney and started in 1997.

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Grosses: The Prom Goes Out on Top, Reaching All-Time High at the Box Office by Andy Lefkowitz

Everyone was going to prom this past week, as the Tony-nominated smash-hit musical played to packed houses in its final set of performances at the Longacre Theatre. The celebrated musical re…

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Immersive Exhibit To Celebrate Hal Prince At Library For The Performing Arts

In The Company of Harold Prince opens September 18, 2019 in the Library's Donald and Mary Oenslager Gallery.

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Review: ‘Crusade’ by Rapid Lemon Productions by Cybele Pomeroy

In today’s excessively divisionary, violent, corrupt political environment, perhaps seeing a weapons-filled show set during an internal war wouldn’t be your immediate go-to of choice. Ra…

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From Williamstown: Ghosts and Before the Meeting by Bob Verini

At Williamstown, an O.K. revival and a superior modern premiere explore humanity at lowest ebb. The post From Williamstown: Ghosts and Before the Meeting appeared first on New York Stage Rev…

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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HAMILTON's Austin Scott Will Guest Star on FX's POSE This Week

Austin Scott who currently stars as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton on Broadway, will guest star on Tuesday's episode of the groundbreaking drama series 'Pose' on FX at 10pm EST/ PST.

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Atlanta Comedy Troupe Sues For Right To Perform GREASE Parody

Atlanta's award-winning and longest-running sketch comedy company, Sketchworks Comedy, has filed a lawsuit against the rights'-holders of Grease. Sketchworks Comedy wrote and produced a paro…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:54PM

‘Burlesques on absurdism’: OUR WALK THROUGH THE WORLD – The Water Rats by Darren Ross

Ross Howard's six short plays are set in worlds that are burlesques on absurdism. Relationships don't so much fail to work as unnervingly malfunction.

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For Alex Timbers, Adaptation Is an Art Form by American Theatre Editors

With 'Beetlejuice' and 'Moulin Rouge!' on Broadway, the prolific director has become something of a movie-to-musical expert.

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Jungle Theater Announces Season of New Plays by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will feature seven productions, including the return of 'The Wickhams.'

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Harold Prince Exhibit at the New York Public Library Sets Opening Date and Programming by Ruthie Fierberg

The exhibition will feature artifacts and special events at the Lincoln Center-based performing arts library.

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The Odd, Brilliant Career Of Oscar Levant by Artsjournal

He was chiefly renowned for his intimate personal and professional association with George Gershwin; after Gershwin’s early death in 1937, Levant virtually owned Rhapsody in Blue and the C…

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NY Mega-Galleries Are Building Opulent New Homes, Redefining Galleries by Artsjournal

In designing such new homes, these heavy hitters — Gagosian, Hauser & Wirth, David Zwirner and Pace, which is consolidating its spaces on the Upper East Side and West 25th Street — a…

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Fact-Checking, Debunking, Truth-Telling And The Illusions Of Objectivity by Artsjournal

The adversarial scene of debunking breaks down into a strange collaboration between debunker, charlatan and dupe. This collaboration leaves us with a different way of thinking about ‘moder…

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Study: Political Values Influence Food Choices by Artsjournal

“New research suggests that the divergent moral values underlying our polarized politics can influence our judgments even in a presumably non-partisan arena such as diet. The study finds t…

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Are We Seeing The Beginning Of The End Of Netflix’s Binge On New Content? by Artsjournal

The company’s decision to give creators less room to prove their show can be a hit has a lot to do with how Netflix earns money. – The Verge

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Pay-TV Providers Lost 1.5 Million Subscribers Last Quarter by Artsjournal

The tally marks is up dramatically from the 420,000 losses in the second quarter of 2018. LRG based the figures on its findings for companies representing 93% of the total marketplace. – D…

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A New Vision For City Halls Of The Future by Artsjournal

“A group of designers, architects, and city planners are rejecting that vision (of the old citadel of democracy) and replacing it with something more human and playful. To their mind, city…

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Why Small Talk Matters by Artsjournal

Casual conversation—whether at the start of a company-wide meeting, with fellow parents at a school event, or when you’re waiting in line at the airport—serves a real social purpose. T…

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Box Office Steady At $34M; ‘Sea Wall/A Life’, ‘The Prom’, ‘Be More Chill’ Fill Seats by Greg Evans

Broadway’s Be More Chill, The Prom and Sea Wall/A Life were at near-capacity last week, as the first two headed out and the latter had its official welcome. Together they helped Broadway m…

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The 5 Best Romantic Songs from Broadway Disney Musicals by Mark Robinson

Which amorous Disney show tune strikes your fancy?

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UPCOMING by Adam Szymkowicz

PRODUCTIONS The Wooden Heart Production #1 of The Wooden Heart Acadiana Repertory Theater Lafayette, LA Opens September 6, 2019. Clown Bar 2 Production #1 of CB2 Majestic Rep L…

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Musical about Princess Diana coming to Broadway

"Diana," a musical about the life of Princess Diana, comes to Broadway in March.

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Grosses Analysis: The Prom and Be More Chill Pack Houses During Final Week on Broadway by Andrew Gans

The two new musicals ended their runs August 11.

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 8/11/19

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 8/11/2019.

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/12

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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Watch Kristin Chenoweth and Katharine McPhee Perform Wicked Duet by Emily Selleck

The Tony and Emmy winner teamed up with the Smash and Waitress star to sing "For Good."

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Oklahoma! Standout Will Brill, Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason and More Set for This Week's Broadway.com #LiveAtFive by Caitlin Moynihan

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

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Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox on Making Their Broadway Debuts in Betrayal by Broadway.com

Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox talk about bringing Harold Pinter's Betrayal to Broadway, making their debuts and finding "emotional honesty."

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Molly Sweeney & Blues for an Alabama Sky Set for Keen Company's 20th Season by Andy Lefkowitz

Keen Company, a celebrated off-Broadway nonprofit theater, has announced a pair of new productions set to appear as part of its 20th anniversary season. The lineup includes a revival of t…

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Jason Danieley to Honor Late Wife Marin Mazzie with Star-Studded Benefit Concert for Cancer Support Community by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway's Jason Danieley has announced the upcoming benefit concert Marin Mazzie's Sunflower Power Hour, an evening of uplifting performances honoring the achievements and advocacy of his …

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Real-Life Husband & Wife Corey Stoll & Nadia Bowers to Co-Star in Macbeth at Classic Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Classic Stage has announced theater veterans Corey Stoll and Nadia Bowers as headliners of the company's upcoming staging of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Stoll and Bowers, who are m…

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The Edinburgh fringe is obsessed with food – so I went and gorged on the best shows by Grace Dent

From comedy about carveries to clean-eating rants, food is a huge theme at this year’s festival fringe. The Guardian’s restaurant critic gets stuck in At Valvona & Crolla, a venerabl…

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Wild oversharing comic Phoebe Robinson: 'I do dumb things. That's who I am!' by Alexis Soloski

Is the fringe ready for the brash standup who used to get paid in nachos and chicken wings? We meet one half of 2 Dope Queens as she fills her shoes with sweat What does Phoebe Robinson want…

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Edinburgh festival 2019: the shows we recommend by Brian Logan, Alex Needham, Catherine Love, Michael Billington, Chris Wiegand, Mark Fisher, Anna Winter and Kate Wyver

Plan your schedule with our roundup of top shows, ordered by start time. This page will be updated daily throughout the festival BoutSummerhall, 10.20am, until 25 AugustAn exploration of bro…

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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LOGOS: Beetlejuice by JK

There are many things to enjoy about Beetlejuice, and the show's logo is one of them. This is especially true when it is used in conjunction with other aspects of its advertising. It's prima…

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Why Marin Mazzie Had to Go On for Her Own Understudy Midway Through the Show by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth recalls some of his favorite backstage Broadway stories from Lainie Kazan, Michele Lee, Megan Mullally, and the late Mazzie.

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A Royal Engagement: Diana: A New Musical Is Broadway Bound by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Diana: A New Musical, a theatrical piece that tells the true story of Lady Diana Spencer who would go on to marry Britain’s Prince Charles and become everyone’s favorite princess, is hea…

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BWW Album Review: Ramin Karimloo's FROM NOW ON is a Love Letter to the Modern Musical Canon

Ramin Karimloo's FROM NOW ON is a gorgeous love letter to his a?oebroadgrassa?? music. The album is a collection of 12 songs that are sure to get toes tapping while listeners thrill at heari…

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Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Composer, Actress Gretchen Cryer

She is one half of the first female songwriting team to hit Broadway and one of the most important figures in the American Musical Theater of the 1970s. Along with composer Nancy Ford, the w…

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VIDEO: Watch Kristin Chenoweth & Katharine McPhee Unite for WICKED Duet!

Travelers on Vacaya's LGBT+ cruise got a real treat over the weekend, and now, so does the rest of the world! Broadway veterans Kristin Chenoweth and Katharine McPhee united to perform a Wic…

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Corey Stoll and Nadia Bowers to Star in CSC’s Macbeth by Olivia Clement

The real-life couple will play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in the John Doyle-helmed production Off-Broadway.

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Erika Henningsen, Renee Rapp & More Will Perform this Week at Broadway in Bryant Park

Broadway in Bryant Park returns this summer for its 20th year! 106.7 LITE FM's popular series will bring the best of Broadway and Off-Broadway together for FREE performances, for six consecu…

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THEIR SHOWS FLOPPED. HERE’S WHAT THESE 7 ACTORS DID NEXT. by Robert Shuman

(Laura Collins-Hughes’s article appeared in The New York Time, 8/8; via Pam Green.) With plays and musicals folding left and right, Broadway stars impart wisdom they gained when it happene…

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Moot Moot review – an hour of absurdist talk radio filler by Kate Wyver

Summerhall, EdinburghBritish sign language interpretation adds energy to a dreary show in which doppelganger radio hosts mock an echo chamber of debate Grey suits, grey hair, grey static. In…

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Brian Copeland, Charlie Varon take their Trump-themed ‘S*** Show’ on the road by Randy McMullen

Bay Area performers Brian Copeland and Charlie Varon are bringing their Trump-themed "Great American S*** Show" to several Bay Area venues.

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Bat Out of Hell Performs ‘I’d Do Anything for Love’ on The Today Show by Dan Meyer

The Meat Loaf musical plays New York City Center through September 8.

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Diana, a musical based on life of late Princess of Wales, coming to Broadway by Ruth Kinane

A new musical about Princess Diana’s royal romance is heading to Broadway in 2020. The show, which ran earlier this year at La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego, will begin performances on Marc…

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REVIEW: Tokyo Rose, Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Burnt Lemon Theatre's production Tokyo Rose now playing at Underbelly Cowgate at the Edinburgh Fringe. This post REVIEW: Tokyo Rose, Underbelly Cowgate, Ed…

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Hot Priests and Wayward Libidos Run Wild on London’s Stages by Ben Brantley

Andrew Scott, John Malkovich and Clive Owen are among the West End actors portraying men hopelessly in thrall to erotic impulses.

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All’s Well That Ends Well gets a romantic twist from Dauntless City Theatre, but it fails to convince by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Cross-gender and cross-racial casting bring it into 2019, but these interventions can’t resolve the fundamentally cynical relationships in Shakespeare’s problem play, writes Carly Maga.

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THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Star Ben Crawford and Wife Kate Welcome Baby Boy!

The masked man has a new Broadway baby! Star of Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera, Ben Crawford, and his wife Kate have just welcomed a baby boy to the family. Jack Benjamin Crawford, the …

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VIDEO: Stars on BAT OUT OF HELL Perform 'I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)' on TODAY

On Monday morning's episode of TODAY, Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington, two stars of a?oeBat Out of Hell: The Musicala?? on Broadway, take the stage to perform Meat Loaf's classic roc…

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Review: Hitler’s Tasters, Greenside, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh Fringe by Hannah Hobson

Review: Hitler's Tasters, Greenside, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh Fringe5.0starsBy the time we have packed into the Olive Studio, a week into the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Hitler’s Tasters…

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August 24: Vaudeville, Sideshow and “The Wizard of Oz” by Trav S.D.

We are coming up on the 80th anniversary of my favorite movie The Wizard of Oz (1939). To celebrate, on August 24, I will visit the birthplace of American amusement, Coney Island, to speak a…

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JD Salinger Joins The Digital Revolution by Artsjournal

In an effort to keep his father’s books in front of a new generation of readers, the younger Mr. Salinger is beginning to ease up, gradually lifting a cloud of secrecy that has obscured th…

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How OCD Feeds My Creativity by Artsjournal

“Although I never considered it at the time, it is impossible for me now not to frame the intensity of this devotion to music as a counterpart—a harmony—to my OCD. Every moment I was p…

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Is There A Market For Classical Music Streaming? by Artsjournal

Anyone who’s tried to stream classical on Spotify or iTunes knows that it’s not easy. Now two new streaming services, created specifically for classical hope they’ve solved the problem…

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Online Language Is Getting More And More Sophisticated by Artsjournal

“We no longer accept that writing must be lifeless, that it can only convey our tone of voice roughly and imprecisely, or that nuanced writing is the exclusive domain of professionals. We…

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Phantom of the Opera Star Ben Crawford & Wife Kate Welcome Baby Boy by Andy Lefkowitz

Ben Crawford, standout title star of The Phantom of the Opera, took to Instagram this weekend to announce the birth of a son, Jack Benjamin, with wife Kate Crawford. The couple also have a d…

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The Lightning Thief Will Journey to Broadway for Limited Holiday Run by Andy Lefkowitz

The Lightning Thief, the rollicking stage adaptation of Rick Riordan's young adult fantasy novel, will make its way to Broadway for a limited engagement this holiday season. The celebrated …

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Princess Diana Bio-Musical Will Transfer to Broadway in 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

Fresh off an acclaimed run at San Diego's La Jolla Playhouse, the new Princess Diana bio-musical Diana will move to Broadway's Longacre Theatre next year. Previews will begin on March 2, 202…

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The Great Society Completes Casting for Broadway Premiere by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting has been announced for The Great Society, the sequel to Robert Schenkkan's Tony-winning play All the Way, set to arrive on Broadway this fall. The previously announced producti…

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Cats National Tour Breaks Show's Worldwide Box Office Record During Weeklong Run in Atlanta by Caitlin Moynihan

The Jellicle cats will definitely be celebrating tonight! The North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats broke the show's worldwide box office record during the production's engageme…

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‘The production’s strong point is its casting’: GO BANG YOUR TAMBOURINE – Finborough Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Rare Philip King play tries to turn a farcical situation into a serious drama - and it doesn't quite work.

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Princess Diana Musical Hits Broadway Next Spring by Greg Evans

Diana, the musical about the Lady who became a Princess, will arrive at Broadway’s Longacre Theater in March following the just-announced The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. Di…

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The Accident Did Not Take Place review at the Pleasance, Edinburgh – ‘clever questioning of truth’ by Tim Bano

Alongside Emma, Tilda and John is a different guest performer each day for this thrilling new show from YesYesNoNo. The guest’s job

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‘Diana,’ a Musical, Is Heading to Broadway by Nancy Coleman

The royal new musical with an American creative team will open at the Longacre Theater in March.

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Percy Jackson musical coming to light on Broadway

"The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical" based on Rick Riordan's bestselling book, opens Oct. 16 on Broadway.

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It's a Feast For the Senses! Take a Look at the Brand-New Moulin Rouge! The Musical Bohemian Remix Video

Go inside the wild and decadent musical Moulin Rouge with this fast, sexy, and colorful new teaser.

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REVIEW: Sleeping Giant, Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews horrifying new thriller Sleeping Giant at Assembly Rooms at Edinburgh Fringe This post REVIEW: Sleeping Giant, Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭…

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The Lightning Thief Coming to Broadway for a Limited Engagement by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, based on the first book (2005) in the popular book series by Rick Riordan, enjoyed a well-received, six-week, sold-out run at Off-Broadway’s…

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‘Diana’ musical to play Broadway this spring by Caitlin Huston

“Diana,” a musical about the life of the late Lady Diana Spencer, is coming to Broadway this spring. The musical will play the Longacre Theatre beginning March 2, 2020, with an opening n…

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Casting Complete For THE GREAT SOCIETY on Broadway, Starring Brian Cox, Marc Kudisch, Bryce Pinkham, and More!

Producers announced today final casting and the opening night for Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's THE GREAT SOCIETY, his new play celebrating Lyndon B. …

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THE MUSIC MAN Will Hold Open Call to Find Tommy Djilas

Now the show is on the hunt for its Tommy Djilas. Telsey + Company will hold an open call for the role next Tuesday, August 20. 

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VIDEO: See Tituss Burgess in the Trailer for DOLEMITE IS MY NAME Starring Eddie Murphy

Netflix has released the first trailer for DOLEMITE IS MY NAME starring Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, Wesley Snipes, Tituss Burgess, Mike Epps, Craig Robinson and Da'Vine Joy Randolph.

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Breaking: DIANA Musical Will Open on Broadway in 2020

According to the New York Times, Diana, a new musical chronicling the life of Lady Diana Spencer, will open on Broadway next spring. Jeanna de Waal and Roe Hartrampf, who led the premiere…

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Review: Dear Evan Hansen, stunning performances led by Ben Levi Ross by Meaghan Hannan Davant

Dear Evan Hansen is a heart-wrenching, ultimately transformative, gut-punch of a musical.  The Kennedy Center’s production, directed by Michael Greif and featuring the national touring ca…

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Broadway Star & Multi-MAC Award-Winning Vocalist Karen Mason Joins Host Michael McAssey at “Piano Bar Live!” on August 18th at The Duplex

ScoBar Entertainment is proud to announce that Broadway star and multi-MAC Award-winning vocalist Karen Mason will be the first guest star at PIANO BAR LIVE! on August 18th. PIANO BAR LIVE! …

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See Frozen Celebrate National S’more Day at Dominique Ansel Bakery by Marc J. Franklin

Cast members from the hit Disney musical joined the noted chef August 10.

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Winners of Taylor Louderman’s Write Out Loud Contest to Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below by Dan Meyer

The contest awarded five emerging musical theatre writers with an opportunity to have their song produced as a music video.

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Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with Come From Away Star Petrina Bromley

Come From Away star Petrina Bromley discusses the pressures of representing Newfoundland, the incredible family the company has become, and how the show changed her as a person and a perform…

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Will Arbery’s Heroes of the Fourth Turning Finds Its Off-Broadway Cast by Olivia Clement

Tony winner Michele Pawk, Zoë Winters, Jeb Kreager, and more are tapped for the world premiere at Playwrights Horizons.

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Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet is vividly danced at Sadler’s Wells

The emphasis is on youth in this production from Bourne’s New Adventures company

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Tim Crouch at Edinburgh International Festival — playful political allegory

Graphic novel meets stage play to warn about charismatic leaders in Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation

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Diana Musical, About Late Princess Diana, Will Play Broadway by Andrew Gans

The Joe DiPietro-David Bryan musical ended its extended world-premiere run at La Jolla Playhouse in April.

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The Last of the Pelican Daughters review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘moving, devised play’ by Natasha Tripney

On the eve of their late mother’s birthday the Pelican sisters – Joy, Storm, Sage and Maya – return to the family

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The Salzburg Festival’s Oedipe is both illuminating and distracting

In Achim Freyer’s production of Enescu’s opera the music holds itself to gold standards

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'Gem of the Ocean' hits a few rocky spots on the way to opening; Denzel Washington pays a visit. by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Previews of “Gem of the Ocean” have been curtailed by challenges at the Hill District site, but the play is expected to open as scheduled.

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Mj Rodriguez, Anthony Ramos, More Win Big at 2019 Imagen Awards by Emily Selleck

A handful of stage veterans took home trophies at the ceremony, honoring Latinx representation in media.

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Review: A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego, Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh Fringe by Liam McCarthy

Review: A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego, Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh Fringe4.0starsAndrea from the Society of Men’s Universal Truth, SMUT for short, is giving a lecture. Things aren…

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Freud and gender ambiguity in the mix — Semiramide at the Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro

The music is outstanding in Graham Vick’s production, even if the drama comes adrift

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Broadway-Bound ‘The Great Society’ Completes Casting With Richard Nixon, Lady Bird Johnson & Coretta Scott King Roles Filled; Opening Night Se by Greg Evans

Robert Schenkkan’s Broadway-bound The Great Society, his second LBJ play following the celebrated All The Way, has completed casting and set an opening night for Tuesday, October 1 at the …

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Spiegelworld at Edinburgh Fringe: The $5m Las Vegas circus show opening with a fringe tryout by Tim Bano

With its latest offering a raunchy, late-night blend of cabaret and circus, Spiegelworld’s founder tells Tim Bano why Edinburgh Festival Fringe is

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‘The Great Society’ announces complete Broadway casting by Caitlin Huston

“The Great Society” has announced complete casting for its Broadway run.  Newly announced cast members for the Robert Schenkkan play include Marchánt Davis as Stokely Carmichael, Brian…

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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See Kenneth Branagh Transform Into William Shakespeare in All Is True by Dan Meyer

The biopic, co-starring Tony winners Judi Dench and Ian McKellan, will be released August 13.

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 12th - BEETLEJUICE and SEA WALL / A LIFE Top Growth!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice (3.59%), Hadestown (2.25%), Moulin Rouge (2.07%), Oklahoma! (1.60%) and The Prom (1.52%). The top growing current Broadway plays we…

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Anthony Ramos, John Leguizamo and Rita Moreno Among Winners at the 2019 IMAGEN AWARDS

On Sunday night, the winners of the 2019 Imagen Awards were unveiled with Anthony Ramos, Rita Moreno, and John Leguizamo taking home trophies. Ramos won the Best Actor - Feature film awa…

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Keen Company Unveils 2019–2020 Season by Olivia Clement

The Off-Broadway company’s 20th anniversary season will feature plays by Brian Friel and Pearl Cleage.

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Shit review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘riveting performances’ by Nicole Serratore

Getting a brief glimpse of the shattered, abused child within the aggressive adult woman standing before us is a remarkable achievement of

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Bittersweet Sarah Ruhl comedy enchants Altarena Playhouse in Alameda by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

Sarah Ruhl's comedy "The Clean House" follows an improbable yet charming turn of events; it plays through Sept. 8 in Alameda.

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Transport Group, Park Avenue Armory, and More Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

Playbill offers an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry, serving as the online source for careers in theatre.

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WATCH: Oklahoma!’s Rebecca Naomi Jones Answers Our Questions and Sings ‘Many a New Day’ in Her ‘Elevator Pitch’ by Roberto Araujo

How many questions will Jones be able to answer in her (long) elevator ride from the green room to the stage at Feinstein’s/54 Below?

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CATS Has Highest-Grossing Week In Show's 38-year History

The producers of Cats announced today that the North American tour achieved a historic milestone during its week at The Fox Theatre in Atlanta a?" the show's highest grossing week ever in th…

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See Who’s Joining Brian Cox, Grantham Coleman, and Richard Thomas in Broadway’s The Great Society by Ruthie Fierberg

The sequel to All the Way, chronicling more of LBJ’s history, begins September 6.

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Damon Daunno, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Ali Stroker, More Will Celebrate Oklahoma! Cast Recording Release by Andrew Gans

The Barnes & Noble event will feature performances and a CD signing.

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Audible Adds Margaret Trudeau and Diana Nyad Shows to Minetta Lane Lineup by Olivia Clement

Both shows will play limited runs in September and will later be available on the audio platform.

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‘The Lightning Thief’ to Open on Broadway in September by Katie Van Syckle

The beloved Percy Jackson musical will have a limited run at Longacre Theater.

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Poll: Should producers and promoters be expected to pay for their own tickets at the Edinburgh Fringe? by The Stage

At this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, a group of companies and theatremakers have launched the #PayIfYouCan initiative, urging established producers, promoters and companies

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Bristol hospital trust to develop arts programme to offer alternative patient care by Georgia Snow

An NHS trust in Bristol has become the latest organisation to commit to using an arts programme to benefit the health and

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Looking and Feeling Fierce! Badia Farha Takes Us Through Her Killer Broadway Bounty Hunter Costumes & Characters

Broadway Bounty Hunter standout Badia Farha takes us through all her crazy characters and their amazing Sarafina Bush costumes.

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REVIEW: Islander, Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Finn Anderson's new musical Islander presented as part of Paines Plough’s Roundabout season at Edinburgh Fringe This post REVIEW: Islander, Summerhall, …

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‘The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical’ Heads To Broadway For Limited Engagement by Greg Evans

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, with a book and direction by the Be More Chill team of Joe Tracz and Stephen Brackett, and music by Broadway newcomer Rob Rokicki, will begin …

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Schlock ‘n’ Roll Spectacle ‘Bat Out of Hell’ Flaps Its Wings Off Broadway by David Cote

This jukebox musical's title may imply speed and drama, but that's exactly what's lacking in 'Bat Out of Hell.'

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The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is heading to Broadway by Ruth Kinane

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is ready to light up the Broadway stage. TheaterWorksUSA and Martian Entertainment announced Monday that the musical adaption of Rick Riordan…

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‘The Lightning Thief’ announces Broadway run by Caitlin Huston

“The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” will come to Broadway this fall.  The musical, which features a book by “Be More Chill” book writer Joe Tracz and a score by Rob Rok…

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Edinburgh Festival 2019, Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation review: Brilliant and dream-like by Dave Pollock, Dave Pollock

Tim Crouch is a fierce experimenter with the form and very concept of theatre, but this piece stretches even his ever-changing style to the margins

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The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical Is Heading to Broadway by Andrew Gans

The new musical, which was seen Off-Broadway and on tour, will play the Longacre Theatre.

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VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For MOULIN ROUGE!; Tickets Now Available Through July 5, 2020!

A new block of tickets is now on sale for the new hit musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical, at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Tickets are now on sale through July 5, 2020.

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VIDEO: MATILDA's Laura Michelle Kelly Takes Over Instagram!

This weekend, we took a trip to Crunchem Hall as Laura Michelle Kelly took BroadwayWorld behind the scenes at The Muny's production of Matilda! So in case you missed it (or just want to rel…

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Hannah Gadsby's Douglas Extends Again Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The solo show from the Nanette star continues its run at the Daryl Roth Theater.

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‘Watch out, because the rhythm will get you!’: ON YOUR FEET! – London Coliseum ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

One test of biography jukebox musicals is how much an uninitiated audience member ends up learning about the artist through the course of the show.

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Three Reasons Why College Basketball Is Better Than Pro and What That Has to Do with Theater

Warning:  Sports metaphor ahead.  Proceed at your own risk. If you’ve ever watched basketball, you know that at times, college ball can be a heck of a lot more fun to watch than the pros…

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Inspiring Change by Angela Tricarico

by Mara Jill Herman (Graphic by Brittney Keim) In 2018, I was…

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"Here I Am Proving Myself Wrong." by Angela Tricarico

by Lance Wiener Aaron Alcaraz Mean Girls on Broadway has been …

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Authors Night by Barry Gordin

East Hampton’s Library 15th Annual Authors Night Benefit August 11, 2019: On Saturday East Hampton’s Library hosted their 15th annual Authors Night to benefit the Library’s essenti…

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Off-Broadway Preview and Interview: Lenore Skomal Shares Her Thoughts on Her New Off-Broadway Play “The Exes” by David Roberts

David: Lenore, your new off-Broadway show “The Exes” officially opens on Thursday August 15th at Theatre Row. That’s getting close! What are your thoughts and feelings as the opening a…

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Review: Tokyo Rose, Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh Fringe by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Review: Tokyo Rose, Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh Fringe 4.0stars Tokyo Rose is a powerhouse of a production. Created by Burnt Lemon Theatre, this new female-led musical explores the wrongfu…

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Review: River in the Sky, Hope Theatre by Hilary Webb

Review: River in the Sky, Hope Theatre 3.0stars Through a series of wild children’s adventure stories, a couple tries to come to terms with their grief in an unusual and striking play abou…

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Review: Manual Cinema’s Frankenstein, Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh Fringe by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Review: Manual Cinema's Frankenstein, Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh Fringe4.0starsThe vast stage of the McEwan Hall is brimming with possibility. Home to Manual Cinema’s Frankenstein…

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Anguis review at Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh – ‘Quirky debut play by Sheila Atim’ by Tim Bano

Because winning an Olivier award, being cast in the Game of Thrones prequel series, composing incidental music for theatre, dabbling in a

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical Bohemian Remix by Broadway Direct

"Spectacular! Euphoric! ​In 'Moulin Rouge,' life is beautiful!" (The New York Times). Experience the spectacular, now on Broadway. The post Moulin Rouge! The Musical Bohemian Remix appeare…

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Sea Wall/A Life ***, Broadway Bounty Hunter **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward August 12, 2019: One-person pieces are often the hardest type of theater to bring off. Live stage work depends on conflict and no matter how talented a performer is, c…

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REVIEW: Baby Reindeer, Roundabout at Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Richard Gadd's Baby Reindeer presented by Roundabout at Summerhall as part of the Edinburgh Fringe. This post REVIEW: Baby Reindeer, Roundabout at Sum…

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Cast Set for Goodspeed Staging of Billy Elliot by Andrew Gans

Performances of the Tony-winning musical will begin at the Connecticut venue September 13.

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Broadway on TV: The Cast of HADESTOWN, Jonathan Groff for Week of August 12, 2019

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of August 12, 2019!

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ASCAP And BMI Propose New Music Licensing Rules by Artsjournal

“To help facilitate that orderly transition, and to protect both music creators and licensees alike, ASCAP and BMI are recommending four key provisions that would encompass newly formed de…

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Will Their Be Another Toni Morrison? by Artsjournal

Ross Douthat: “Her passing raises the question: Is she the last of the species? The last American novelist who made novels seem essential to an educated person’s understanding of her cou…

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The Voices That Read Books To You by Artsjournal

In New York City and Los Angeles, the country’s two capitals for audiobook work, narrators annually earn around $40,000 on average, according to Voices.com. A large publisher might pay as …

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Celebrates 60 Years by Dan Meyer

CBS Sunday Morning honored the dance company by exploring their work achieved over the past six decades.

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MEET THE 2019 NOMINEES: And Then There Were None by [email protected] (ariel Estrada)

Annie Garrett-Larsen, nominated for Outstanding Lighting Design And Then There Were None By Agatha Christie Directed by Christopher Noffke Produced by The Secret Theatre NOMINATED FOR: Out…

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The Incident Room review at the Pleasance, Edinburgh – ‘intelligent and compelling’ by Fergus Morgan

Peter William Sutcliffe. The Yorkshire Ripper. The man who murdered 13 women in Yorkshire and Greater Manchester in the late 1970s. The

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Broadway in the Age of Anxiety. #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

They installed metal detectors in the Al Hirschfeld Theater, the new home of “Moulin Rouge,” during the same week that panicking pedestrians a block away mistook a motorcycle backfiring …

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What's Playing on Broadway: August 12-18, 2019

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for August 12-18, 2019.

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- More with Playwright Jonathan Marc Sherman

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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Dance artist, writer and curator Amy Bell – ‘I wanted to do something positive’ by Giverny Masso

Amy Bell is at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe with a show that explores the lack of visibility for queer women in dance.

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What came first, the Joe or the Egg? Top 10 Joe Egg Facts

Peter Nichol's black comedy Joe Egg is set to re-hatch at London's Trafalgar Studios this September for a limited season. Starring Oslo actor Toby Stephens and award-winning The Glass Me…

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Token Theatre Friends: From México to Broadway with Mauricio Martínez by American Theatre Editors

The Friends talk to the 'On Your Feet!' star about why he advocates for Latinx composers and for racial justice; plus discussions of Hannah Gadsby's 'Douglas' and 'Six.'

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REVIEW: Parakeet, Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Parakeet presented by Boundless Theatre and Boom Shakalaka Productions at Summerhall as part of the Edinburgh Fringe 2019. This post REVIEW: Parakeet, …

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Moulin Rouge! by John Simon

If you like splash, “Moulin Rouge!” is the show for you. Even more than the Baz Luhrmann movie, on which the musical is loosely based, it can hold your wonderment without abate from star…

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Road Show by John Simon

It was clever of Encores! to revive Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s musical “Road Show,” a musical with some gorgeous music both for individuals and choral. The orchestra under Jam…

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Don't miss Paterson Joseph in The Old Vic's A Christmas Carol

The Old Vic’s production of A Christmas Carol has become a staple of the West End Christmas season. The production has seen numerous big-name stars portray Ebeneezer Scrooge and this year…

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, August 12, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Review: ‘The War Boys’ at Ally Theatre Company Is Raw and Riveting by John Stoltenberg

The animus being whipped up against “invaders” at our southern border lends Naomi Wallace’s 1993 The War Boys an unsettling resonance. Written when she was but 26, the play is about th…

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Olympe Bradna: From the Circus to the Cinema by Trav S.D.

Olympe Bradna (Antionette Olympe Bradna, 1920-2012) was from a famous family of Bohemian circus equestrians. She was the niece of Fred and Ella Bradna, stars of the Ringling Brothers, Barnum…

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We Value Originals. So What Are Translations? by Artsjournal

Are we ready to argue that translation is not merely an interpretative task, but also an artistic one, and that translators are artists? As tempting as this upgrade in status seems, I would …

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How Do Bubbles Happen? When The Stories We Tell Get Detached From The Evidence by Artsjournal

“Bubbles inflate as the distance between fiction and reality increases. Contexts – such as investor liquidity, regulatory frameworks and cultural and macro-economic factors – establish…

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Is Education Innovating? by Artsjournal

To my mind, perhaps the most striking and significant innovation is higher education’s heightened emphasis on community engagement, community service, and local and regional economic devel…

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Boxing Gloves, Birthday Candles by Anita Martin

Liliana Padilla takes on sexual violence and healing The post Boxing Gloves, Birthday Candles appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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‘A spectacle that only the most hard-nosed sceptic would be unable to completely resist’: TREE – Young Vic Theatre ★★★★ by Carole Woddis

To the credit of Kwame Kwei-Armah and Idris Elba – and maybe Tori Allen-Martin and Sarah Henley – you can feel the urge to find a healing of all sides in a conflict between black and whi…

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The Intersection of Digital Technology and Live Performance by May Antaki

By May Antaki. May Antaki reflects on the Digital + Performance Convening, produced by HowlRound Theatre Commons and SpiderWebShow Performance, which focused on the intersection of digital t…

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Protesters in Hong Kong Sing 'Do You Hear The People Sing?' From LES MISERABLES

Protesters in Hong Kong have adopted 'Do You Hear The People Sing?' from Les Miserables as their anthem as they fight for freedom from China's power.

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Fishbowl review at Pleasance Grand, Edinburgh – ‘acutely observed physical theatre’ by Paul Vale

Pierre Guillois is on to a winner with his new play Fishbowl. Not only did it win France’s Molière Award for best

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Mapping the Refugee Experience: Kaneza Schaal and Christopher Myers on Cartography by Seth Boyce

How do we track where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going, especially when we must flee our homes? Cartography, by Christopher Myers and Kaneza Schaal seeks to answer this qu…

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Mouthpiece review at Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh – ‘triumphant return for Kieran Hurley’s astute play’ by Natasha Tripney

Kieran Hurley’s play makes a triumphant return to the Traverse for this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Premiering in December last year and

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How Director Alex Timbers Created a Moulin Rouge! That’s Both Spectacular and Substantive by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award–nominated visionary behind the massive jukebox musical spills the secrets of the mega production six years in the making.

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Cantinflas: Mexican Mirth-Maker by Trav S.D.

August 12 is the birthdate of the great Mexican stage and screen comedian Cantinflas (Mario Moreno, 1911-1993). Cantinflas is considered (and positioned himself as) the Charlie Chaplin of Me…

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Review: Willis & Vere: The Starship Osiris, Soho Theatre by Gabriel Wilding

Review: Willis & Vere: The Starship Osiris, Soho Theatre4.0starsThe comedy of catastrophe is a very British pleasure (Brexit anyone?). The same is true in theatre and Willis & Vere: …

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Review: The Claim, Roundabout Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe by Liam McCarthy

Review: The Claim, Roundabout Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe 4.0stars Echoes of Kafka’s The Trial resonate clearly in Tim Cowbury’s The Claim at Roundabout, Summerhall. Serge appears befor…

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Spotlight apologises for ‘totally unacceptable’ casting call for child actor in Milka commercial by Giverny Masso

Spotlight has apologised for allowing a “totally unacceptable” child casting call to appear on its platform, which was seeking a child actor

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Showtune review at Union Theatre, London – ‘Fitfully fun but flimsy tribute to Jerry Herman’ by Julia Rank

Showtune, also the title of Jerry Herman’s autobiography, is a revue that provides exactly what it says on the tin in terms

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FEATURED SHOW: ★★★★★ reviews are in for Glenn Chandler’s The Good Scout in Edinburgh by Featured Content

"Much more than a history lesson, The Good Scout exemplifies what the Edinburgh Fringe is all about." What else have critics been saying about Glenn Chandler's latest festival premiere? (Wit…

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VIDEO: Final BE MORE CHILL Curtain Call - Joe Iconis Gives a Speech and the Cast Sings 'The Goodbye Song'

Following last night's final performance of Be More Chill, composer Joe Iconis took to the stage to give a speech. After his speech, the cast was joined on stage by family and friends to per…

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BEHIND THE SCENES: Go down the rabbit hole and into rehearsals for Alice in Canning Town by Featured Content

It may be seemingly free of enchanted food, grinning felines and time-concerned rabbits, but you can already see larger than life characters emerging in these rehearsal pictures of Alice in …

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Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet review at Sadler’s Wells, London – ‘bang on the money’ by Neil Norman

Every generation has its Romeo and Juliet. Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann on film, Rudolf Nureyev and Kenneth MacMillan in ballet. Now

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‘Chillingly atmospheric’: EQUUS – West End ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Ned Bennett’s thrillingly engaging production of Peter Shaffer’s play grabs the audience’s attention and imagination brilliantly.

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Silk Moth review at the Arcola Theatre, London – ‘eclectic trilogy’ by Yehuda Shapiro

In purely musical terms, the most striking component of this trilogy of contemporary works is the finale: Bel canto by Cassandra Miller.

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Hitler’s Tasters review at Greenside, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh – ‘slick, smart and unsettling’ by Natasha Tripney

This slick, smart production by New Light Theater Project is rooted in truth. In 1942, a group of 15 young women were

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Watch: Keith Ramsay singing ‘Lilacs’ from the UK premiere of Dave Malloy’s Preludes at Southwark Playhouse

Not long now until the UK premiere of Tony Award-nominated Dave Malloy’s musical Preludes – running at London’s Southwark Playhouse from 6 September to 12 October – but in the meanti…

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The Secret Ingredient to Waitress’ Success

Based on the indie 2007 film of the same name, who would have thought this pie-warming story would be such a hit both on Broadway and in the West End. The beloved musical adapted by Jessie …

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This Is Black: Pyneapple/Teleportation at the Bunker, London – ‘full of raw talent’ by JN Benjamin

Black Women are the focus of the second of two double bills in Bunker Theatre’s inaugural This Is Black Festival: black women

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Roots review at Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh – ‘tapestry of folk tales with moments of magic’ by Natasha Tripney

1927’s new show takes the form of a tapestry of folk tales, or “folk jokes” as the company terms them. The style

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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The Patient Gloria review – shrinks take the rap in waywardly funny drama by Mark Fisher

Traverse, EdinburghMale psychotherapists feel the heat in pantomimic telling of a true story about the voyeuristic exploitation of a female patient’s private disclosures If you search onli…

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Q&A photos: Caught in the grey zone with Actually‘s stars and director by Terri Paddock

Can we ever really know what happened between two people behind closed doors? That’s the question at the heart of Anna Zeigler’s provocative new two-hander Actually, and one the company,…

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On the Couch with Stephen Anderson by Arts Review

Who is Stephen Anderson?  Tall, pale and almost offensively handsome. I’m also currently playing Mr. Salt in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. What would you do differently to what you d…

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Wake Up With BWW 8/12: JOSEPH... Broadway Transfer, and More!

Today's top stories: relive the Broadway journeys of The Prom and Be More Chill, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat eyes a Broadway transfer, and more!

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019, review: Happy Hour, Coma, I'll Take You to Mrs Cole!, Bobby & Amy by Holly Williams, Holly Williams

Totalitarian rule, immersive terror and lightsabers factor into the latest shows at the Fringe

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Marama Dina | Yirran Miigaydhu by Arts Review

On display from 17 August, Campbelltown Arts Centre presents Marama Dina – an exhibition led by Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand female artists with iTaukei (Indigenous Fijian) heritage…

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‘The storytelling aspect is what makes it unique’: RIVER IN THE SKY – Hope Theatre by Liz Dyer

Just as much as the emotional impact, though, it’s the unique and original approach to the subject matter that makes this debut production from Turn Point Theatre particularly memorable.

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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SBS partners with Screen Australia to launch Digital Originals by Arts Review

SBS has partnered with Screen Australia to launch Digital Originals – a new initiative aimed at developing exciting and innovative scripted short-form projects for SBS On Demand. The initi…

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Tricky Second Album review – a searing takedown of the fringe from within by Kate Wyver

Pleasance Dome, EdinburghWarping the conventions of theatre, this exhilarating play lays waste to the sky-high expense of the festival of which it is a part At once a love letter and a massi…

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Audible Shows by Margaret Trudeau and Diana Nyad Coming to New York by Sara Aridi

Mrs. Trudeau, the former first lady of Canada, and Ms. Nyad, the endurance swimmer, will perform in three-night limited engagements at the Minetta Lane Theater this fall.

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Lyn Gardner: Those seeing Edinburgh Fringe shows for free need reminding who pays in the end by Lyn Gardner

Today marks my 13th day at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. I haven’t totted up exactly how many shows I’ve seen, but it’s

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Kate Maltby: It’s okay not to be okay at the Edinburgh Fringe by Kate Maltby

Who doesn’t have a great time at Edinburgh? Surely you made an appearance at The List Festival Party/the book festival in the

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (August 12-18) by Natasha Tripney

Actually – Trafalgar Studios, London Anna Ziegler’s last play in the UK was Photograph 51, starring Nicole Kidman. Her 2017 play about

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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The Grapes of Wrath by Arts Review

Based on John Steinbeck’s personal journey through the migrant camps of 1930s California, New Theatre presents Frank Galati’s adaptation of The Grapes of Wrath for a limited season until…

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Janine Harouni review – a standup attempt to forgive Trump-voting dad by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghPolitics and family tensions fuel a precision-engineered debut show that fuses the mundane with the terrifying to smart effect Janine Harouni’s dilemma is tha…

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Kai Samra review – shrewd standup puts his industry through the wringer by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghSociety’s ‘follow your dreams’ mantra is pulled apart in a poignant show that tackles race, class and brotherly love Is standup the perfect meritocracy? T…

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For one night only: how Edinburgh's standups spend their day off by Interviews By Rachael Healy

For performers, the fringe is a delirium-inducing month of nonstop work. They get just one day off throughout August – so they have to use it wisely… I love my show and when you have a d…

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Monday, August 12, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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‘night, Mother by Arts Review

Whether it was in the performance, particularly in the final moments – Thelma’s (Caroline Lee) grief, visceral, her body twisting from guilt and the loss of her daughter, Jessie (Esther …

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Don Was on running Blue Note without a business background

When the musician/producer took the reins of the esteemed jazz label he had Grammys but no corporate credentials

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Make It Easy on Yourself — The Walker Brothers’ 1965 hit was a masterclass in abject yearning

Bacharach and David’s song has been covered many times, but few have matched Scott Walker’s visceral sadness

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How African-American Classics Are Inspiring a New Generation of Black Writers - The work of Ntozake Shange fuels six new plays at the annual '48 Hours

The work of Ntozake Shange fuels six new plays at the annual 48 Hours in… Harlem---In a lovely play called More Love, Less Suicides, a man and a woman engage in a back-and-forth about…

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Remembering Big by Mark Robinson

Movies have long been the inspiration for Broadway musicals. It is easy to say that this is a recent trend, but that simply is not so. Just as there have been many musicals that have taken…

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