Friday, August 23, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: An Audacious and Urgent ‘Assassins’ at Signature Theatre by Amy Kotkin

Nearly thirty years after its premiere, Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins still astonishes. An audacious meet-up of nine successful and would-be presidential assassins – from the narcissist J…

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Ivo Graham review – old Etonian's awfully droll domestic jokes by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghThe comic lets rip – if only a bit – for a fine hour of standup about new parenthood and his fogeyish tendencies The only thing holding Ivo Graham back in p…

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Blood and Gold review – mesmerising fairytales about Scottish colonialism by Mark Fisher

Scottish Storytelling Centre, EdinburghDrawing on her dual Scottish and Kenyan heritage, Mara Menzies weaves together an exquisite set of stories about the power of language to liberate and …

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Faculty – Arts Administration by Artsjournal

Butler University’s Jordan College of the Arts (JCA) invites applications for a full-time, 9-month faculty position in the Department of Arts Administration beginning August 2020.

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Watch the Brand New Trailer for HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL

Disney+ has released a trailer for its upcoming scripted series 'High School Musical: The Musical.' Watch the trailer below!

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Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks by Arts Review

From bowl cuts to liking ‘that’ boy band (you know the one), it is easy to look back on childhood and wonder ‘what on earth was I thinking’. And while many adults would be ashamed to…

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VIDEO: Watch Adults Relive Their High School Musical Theatre Dreams in the Trailer for Disney's ENCORE!

Disney Plus has released the trailer for its upcoming nonfiction series 'Encore!', in which former cast members of high school musicals come back together years later to recreate their perfo…

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Theatre Review: ‘Meteor Shower’ at Cumberland Theatre by Christopher McGoff

I had the chance to see Cumberland Theatre’s production of Steve Martin’s “Meteor Shower” on opening night—a 90-minute absurdist comedy with a killer meteor shower. The play gazes …

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Appropriate, Donmar Warehouse review - fraught family reunion blisteringly told by Tom Birchenough

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s 2013 play is tensely dark, as well as very funny You can’t fail to feel the ghosts in Appropriate: they are there in the very timbers of the ancient Southern pl…

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FALSETTOS UK Producers Respond To Jewish Representation Criticism

The forthcoming UK premiere of Falsettos was met with criticism this week when a group of Jewish actors and theatremakers spoke out over a lack of Jewish representation in the show's casting.

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Hamlet (What Dreams May Come) by [email protected] (jazmyn)

Produced by Ript Theater Company in association with The Secret Theatre Directed by Nathan Winkelstein Nominations: Outstanding Costume Design - Sarah Marie Dixey; Outstanding Ensemble: Li…

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Cruising For Art – The Bizarro World Of Cruise Ship Art Auctions by Artsjournal

One gimmick in particular stood out: A pair of works presented turned away from the audience, and sold as one lot, without any idea of what they looked like. “They are going to be two of t…

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Fascinating Rights Issue: After Dispute, Taylor Swift Says She’ll Re-Record Her Early Albums by Artsjournal

The singer reached an impass with her recording label, which owns masters of the original songs. So Swift says she’ll simply re-record them all so she has control. Travis Andrews untangles…

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Comfort Reading: In Defense Of Returning To The Same Book Over And Over by Artsjournal1

Rebecca Jennings — who confesses to having read each of the Harry Potter books at least ten times and insists she’s “not advocating for laziness” — points to research on “repeate…

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The Joys Of Traveling From Small Town To Small Town Performing Shakespeare For High Schoolers For $225 A Week (A Reminiscence) by Artsjournal1

“As a recent graduate with a BFA in acting, I could have been stuck lip-synching to Buddy Holly at an amusement park or being cast as a Native American in a problematic outdoor drama in Ch…

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How “Sesame Street” Revolutionized Teaching Using Music by Artsjournal

Since its inception in 1969, the public television show has redefined what it means to teach children through TV, with music as its resounding voice. Before “Sesame Street,” it wasn’t …

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Conductor Leo Driehuys, 87 – He Built The Modern Charlotte Symphony by Artsjournal

“He was a very strong face for the Charlotte Symphony, but he worked his butt off behind the scenes with the power players in Charlotte. He got people to realize that this was something im…

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Russian Literature And The Meaning Of Truth by Artsjournal

“We usually assume that literature exists to depict life, but Russians often speak as if life exists to provide material for literature. Russians, of course, excel in ballet, chess, theate…

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The New Streaming Reality Is Looking More And More Like The Bad Old Days Of TV by Artsjournal

The rise of digital video is bringing back more than just bloated bundles and bills. Many companies are returning to TV’s original business model: selling you anything and everything but t…

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UK Study: Businesses Are Not Investing In The Arts by Artsjournal

Fewer than one-third of businesses do. “Most individuals surveyed by the funder wanted more cultural opportunities where they live (55%), but businesses were less enthusiastic: they priori…

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The Increasingly Oh-So-Complicated Politics Of The Politics Of Arts Organization Donors by Artsjournal

“You don’t want to have either Fox or MSNBC after you. Those are huge distractions of the time of individual board members and senior management.” – The New York Times

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CEO Exit Interview: A Model That No Longer Works by Artsjournal

Arti Prashar: “We operate in a climate where we have been asked to grow and grow, following a business model that just doesn’t work for the arts – of seeking bigger turnover and bigger…

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Escape artist won't attempt 'drowning' in the Allegheny by Sean D. Hamill / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Escape artist Michael Griffin wanted show publicity by doing a Houdini escape in a river, but the Oakmont Yacht Club said ‘No you won’t!’

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Hannah and the Dread Gazebo by Lara Altunian

The post Hannah and the Dread Gazebo appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Austin Colby, F. Michael Haynie, Mason Reeves & More Complete the Cast of Disney's Frozen Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Coronation day is just the best! Casting for the upcoming North American tour of Disney's Frozen is complete and Austin Colby, F. Michael Haynie and Mason Reeves have joined the company as H…

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The Lion King's Lawrence Keith Alexander on Dance 'Choosing' Him & Feeling Like a Rockstar by Caitlin Moynihan

Lawrence Keith AlexanderLawrence Keith Alexander has spent most of his life dancing, which is something that he had to fight for. "I wanted to dance but my father said, 'No, this is for girl…

Linked From Broadway.com at 05:42PM

Forbidden Broadway Sets Off-Broadway Return with Spoofs of Dear Evan Hansen, Hadestown & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Forbidden Broadway, Gerard Alessandrini's award-winning musical spoof of all things theater, is returning to New York after a five-year absence. The all-new edition, titled Forbidden Broadwa…

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical Sets Digital Release Date for Original Cast Album by Andy Lefkowitz

The highly anticipated cast album for Broadway's sparkling new musical Moulin Rouge! has scheduled a digital release date of August 30. The cast recording will be available via all digital a…

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Broadway's Phantom of the Opera to Welcome Meghan Picerno, John Riddle & Bradley Dean to the Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

A trio of new cast members will step into the Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera this fall. Beginning on September 11, John Riddle and Bradley Dean will take over as Raoul and M…

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Labyrinth Theater’s Free Show in Support of Latinx on the Border by New York Theater

The Labyrinth Theater Company’s new show, which it has entitled “Installation on America” and calls a weekend-long “guerilla theater/pop-up performance art/installation that unmasks …

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Prince George becomes hero for all ballet-loving boys and men after ‘GMA’ host mocks him by Martha Ross

"Good Morning America" host Lara Spencer apologized Friday, but her comments about Prince George taking ballet had already drawn accusations of bullying.

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Lara Spencer Issues Apology for Laughing About Boys Taking Ballet on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Good Morning America host Lara Spencer is at the center of a controversy revolving around her laughing at Prince George (aged 6), the future King of Eng…

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Contact High: A New Musical by Sandi Durell

    By Samuel L. Leiter   A word of advice for anyone writing a new musical: don’t play a medley of pop hits before the show starts and during its intermission. As demonstrated by the g…

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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CONSTANT STANISLAVSKI (5) by Robert Shuman

Faith has great meaning for the actor.  Physical truth, and faith in that truth, call out inner spiritual truth and faith, and these free emotion, which comes from its secret hiding places …

Linked From stagevoices.com at 04:50PM

Bullying the Broadway Community by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady and Angela Tricarico Lara Spencer The theater comm…

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Meet the Cast of the FROZEN National Tour!

The cold never bothered them, anyway! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the first national tour of the Tony-nominated musical Frozen has found its citizens of Arendelle, from Anna and El…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:33PM

Old Show Queens Gary Gunas and Billy Rosenfield Reveal How Michael Bennett Fixed ‘And I Am Telling You’ in Dreamgirls by Playbill Staff

In Episode 3 of Old Show Queens, the Broadway stalwarts reminisce about the directors with whom they worked and the infamous opening night of 42nd Street.

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Fall Cabaret September-October 2019 by Sandi Durell

    By Sandi Durell   –Theater Pizzazz mantra: “If music was everywhere and in everyone’s life, the world would surely be a better place” (more than ever!) —   Falling into cab…

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Oklahoma Original Cast CD Release by Sandi Durell

  Photos: Maryann Lopinto       Tony Award Winning Revival, OKLAHOMA, released their original cast CD with a musical presentation by the cast and the signing of the CD on August 22. The …

Linked From Theater Pizzazz at 04:17PM

14 Theatre-Related Books to Enjoy as Autumn Arrives by Dan Meyer

From celebrity memoirs and biographies to Broadway backstage passes, check out this list of books theatre lovers will love as the summer heat starts to cool.

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Columbinus by Broadway Select

The post Columbinus appeared first on BroadwaySelect.

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Contact High: A New Musical by Darryl Reilly

Hass directed and his stilted staging is adequate. Simple entrances and exits, cast members going through the theater’s aisle and basic character interactions occur. Some performances are …

Linked From www.theaterscene.net at 03:01PM
Friday, August 23, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: New moms learn that stakes are high in ‘Cry It Out’ in SF by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

Molly Smith Metzler's new play 'Cry It Out' spells out the joys, fears, exhilaration and pressure of motherhood with compelling realism.

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***** SCHNITZLER: ‘THE DOCTOR’ FROM ROBERT ICKE, WITH JULIET STEVENSON (SV PICK, UK) by Robert Shuman

(Michael Billington’s article appeared in the Guardian, 8/21.) Juliet Stevenson delivers one of the peak performances of the theatrical year in Robert Icke’s striking reimagining of Schn…

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Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch: BAT OUT OF HELL's Danielle Steers Whips Up Some Hard Rock Candy!

In this episode, Katie is joined in the kitchen by the star of Bat Out of Hell, Danielle Streers. Check out the recipe for Katie's Bat Out of Hell Hard Rock Candy below!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:36PM

Teal Wicks and Bobby Conte Thornton to Star in Last Days of Summer Musical at George Street Playhouse by Adam Hetrick

The show, based on the best-selling novel by Steve Kluger, will open the season at the New Brunswick, New Jersey theatre this October.

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Exclusive Clip from You Are Here: The People of Gander React to First Hearing About Come From Away

Get an exclusive look at the new Come From Away documentary, You Are Here, screening nationwide on September 11.

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage Documentary Will Be Screened at Museum of the Moving Image by Andrew Gans

The film will also be broadcast on PBS in September.

Linked From Playbill at 01:54PM

Teal Wicks and Bobby Conte Thornton to Lead George Street's LAST DAYS OF SUMMER

Last Days of Summera?"a new musical based on the best-selling novel by Steve Klugera?"will kick off the landmark 2019/20 season at George Street Playhouse. This highly anticipated production…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:54PM

Listen to Ben Platt’s New Single ‘Rain’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner belts out in his latest pop song.

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Guangzhou Ballet of China: “Carmina Burana” & “Goddess of the Luo River” by Joel Benjamin

Presented at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater by the China Arts and Entertainment Group Ltd., the company used its impressive resource of dancers in two large-scale ballets:  "Godde…

Linked From www.theaterscene.net at 01:34PM

Hadestown Tony Nominee Eva Noblezada Announces Fall Residency at The Green Room 42 by Adam Hetrick

The two-time Tony nominee returns in September for her third engagement of Ballad of a Broadway Twenty-Something.

Linked From Playbill at 01:34PM

Broadway Fires Back At Lara Spencer For Laughing About Boys Taking Ballet On GOOD MORNING AMERICA

Good Morning America host Lara Spencer is at the center of a controversy revolving around her laughing at Prince George (aged 6), the future King of England, for taking ballet classes.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:33PM

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - CONTACT HIGH

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest …

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Basic Glitch by Sandi Durell

  by Alana Silber     Basic Glitch, the first full-length play written by New York based playwright Stephanie Salazar-Amaro, takes place in a world similar to our own, but with one slight…

Linked From Theater Pizzazz at 01:31PM

Last Days of Summer at George Street Playhouse by Stagelight

New Musical Helmed by Broadway’s Newsies Director at George Street Playhouse to Feature Stars of The Cher Show, A Bronx Tale

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UK Entertainment Unions Lament Decline In Arts Journalism by Artsjournal

The letter states that recent job losses for arts critics at the Guardian and the Evening Standard highlight this issue. It goes on to quote figures from the List magazine that reveal the nu…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:18PM

Inside India’s First-Ever Contemporary Sculpture Park by Artsjournal1

At the Madhavendra Palace, just outside Jaipur, “floral murals, elaborate arches, patterned columns, dark paneled doors, and stone-lined courtyards serve as maximal backdrops for sculpture…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:18PM

Anish Kapoor’s ‘Orbit’ — AKA Boris Johnson’s Giant Erector-Set/Sliding Board — Is Millions In Debt by Artsjournal1

The 376-foot sculpture was commissioned by Johnson, then London’s Mayor, for the 2012 Olympics, and he had hoped that it would become London’s answer to the Eiffel Tower (7 million annua…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:18PM

Free Community Days at DC area theatres start this Saturday. DC shifts into party mode by Lorraine Treanor

With 32 shows rehearsing for September openings, the 2019-2020 season is about to start in earnest and there are some awesome free celebrations going on. Round House Theatre Bethesda, MD Aug…

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NEWS: Immersive musical Dissociated explores child sexual abuse recovery, premieres in October by Featured Content

A new musical exploring mental health issues and recovery following child sexual abuse will receive its London premiere this autumn. Dissociated, written by psychotherapist Dave Bain and pro…

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Outre Theatre Company Plans To Close After One More Show by Bill Hirschman

Outré Theatre Company, a peripatetic troupe that has specialized in contemporary plays and musicals with an edgy sensibility since 2011, is planning to produce one last show and then close …

Linked From Florida Theater On Stage at 12:54PM

Appropriate — a shrewd, bitingly funny family drama

At London’s Donmar Warehouse, the play confirms Branden Jacob-Jenkins as one of today’s sharpest young American dramatists

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LISTEN: Ben Platt Releases New Song 'Rain'

GRAMMY, TONY, and Emmy Award-winning artist Ben Platt has announced today's release of a remarkable new single. 

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Breaking: Meghan Picerno, John Riddle and Bradley Dean Will Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA This Fall

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group announced today three principal cast changes for Broadway's blockbuster phenomenon, Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, d…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:42PM

Look Back at the Original Broadway Production of Caroline, or Change by Marc J. Franklin

With the announcement of the London production’s transfer to Broadway, look back at the beloved musical’s 2004 Broadway premiere.

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World Premiere of New Musical Felix Starro Begins August 23 by Olivia Clement

The Ma-Yi production marks the first time a musical created by Filipino-Americans is presented Off-Broadway.

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Slava’s Snowshow is back for the holidays by Stagelight

Limited Engagement at the Sondheim Theatre

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Saying He No Longer Feels Welcome As A Refugee, Ai Weiwei Is Leaving Germany For Britain by Artsjournal1

“[The dissident artist] said he initially chose Germany after leaving China as it had worked so hard for his freedom, but now felt that Germany had changed and he was once again an exile. …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 12:12PM

L.A.’s Flagship Arts Complex Was Built As A Shining, And Remote, City-On-A-Hill. Will Its Redesigned Central Plaza Make It More Welcoming? by Artsjournal1

“We shouldn’t be a white castle on the hill. Our new vision is about deepening the cultural life of every resident in the county. That is a very outward vision,” says Los Angeles Music…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 12:12PM

Female Comics Are Taking On A Previously Off-Limits Topic: Abortion by Artsjournal1

“Given the trend over the last few years to use comedy as therapy, to use laughter to counterpoint pain, a complicated subject like abortion is no less likely to be a topic for comedy than…

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The Access Conundrum At The Heart Of Popular Music Journalism by Artsjournal1

There are more and more outlets, but they pay writers less and less; there are huge quantities of new music pouring out, but large bodies of readers are going to click on pieces about artist…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 12:12PM

Are We Reaching The Point Where Dancers Need Big Social Media Followings Just To Get Hired? by Artsjournal1

“New York City-based choreographer and director Jennifer Weber once worked on a project with a strict social media policy: ”Hire no one with less than 10K, period’ — and that was a f…

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Audience Talks And Talkbacks, And Keeping Them On Track by Artsjournal1

Says the former director of public programming at Lincoln Center, who has moved on to a new arts center in Abu Dhabi, “I’m someone who dreaded talkbacks and Q&As. While I was in New …

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We Are The Stories We Tell Ourselves – And That’s Determined By Our Age by Artsjournal

There’s a lot of research now that shows that in the teenage years we develop skills from what’s called autobiographical reasoning—which is the ability to derive personal meaning from …

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Netflix India Has Its Own Version Of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ by Artsjournal1

“It’s 2047, 100 years after India’s independence, and in the fictional nation of Aryavarta, water is scarce. The republic’s authoritarian rulers are seizing children of mixed parenta…

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Production news round-up: Caroline, Or Change announces Broadway transfer and Boeing-Boeing UK tour cancelled due to poor ticket sales by Giverny Masso

Musicals Chichester Festival Theatre’s production of Caroline, Or Change has announced it will transfer to Broadway next year, with star Sharon D

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2019 Fringe Festival Spotlight: Digital Fringe by Seth Boyce

In addition to the free pieces listed here, this year’s Fringe Festival features fourteen free digital shows. Find some Wi-Fi and explore some online art. Ancestral Movements Breanna Moore…

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‘Two short plays exploring issues around women & the grief many experience when love goes wrong’: Ophelia Rewound & Muse – Camden People by Shyama Perera

It is interesting that Camden People’s Theatre is running two, unconnected, shorts each evening, both exploring issues around women and the grief many experience when love goes wrong.

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Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason shines in an adventurous Prom with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla conducted a programme that included Elgar’s Cello Concerto and a Weinberg symphony

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Q&A With Ioanna Kimbook, Bitter Wheat

David Mamet’s divisive new play makes short work of those glittering statues and big hilltop signs - the former monuments of a pristine fantasy-land. In Bitter Wheat, Hollywood is a hell…

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 12:00PM
Friday, August 23, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Meghan Picerno, John Riddle, Bradley Dean to Join Broadway’s The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Gans

The longest-running Broadway production will welcome new principals in the fall.

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Film Review: Alex Wolff’s ‘The Cat and the Moon’ by Kurt Gardner

At age 21, the actor and musician Alex Wolff has already made his mark on the industry, both as an actor (Hereditary) and a musician. Now, he has added another couple of notches to his belt …

Linked From Arts Beat LA at 11:54AM

Performance Review: ‘Cats, Criminals & Comedians!: The Untold Herstory of Feminist Performance Art;’ ‘George Cory Todd;’ and ‘MothBroth by Mary Ann Johnson

Let me be honest—I had never heard of any of the three acts I saw on Tuesday at RHIZOME, so had no expectations or preconceptions. And that’s good—because the work of all three was min…

Linked From mdtheatreguide.com at 11:52AM

Jason Robert Brown Answers Fans' THE LAST FIVE YEARS Questions!

Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown is sharing his life with us for the next ten minutes as he gives fans insight into some of the unanswered questions from his musical The Last Five Yea…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:42AM

The Public's HERCULES Has No Future Plans for Broadway (Yet)

Hercules is headed to the stage at The Public's Delacorte. With the anticipation combined with a pre-run at The Public, one would assume the show is eyeing a swift Broadway transfer, but acc…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:42AM

Will Adamsdale: Power-hungry puppets ate my comedy career by Will Adamsdale

Pesky meerkats, War Dogs, Basil Brush … The puppets are taking over, says the standup – and they’re sabotaging his Edinburgh show My reaction time is too slow to be a proper standup. I…

Linked From The Guardian at 11:36AM

Friday Playlist: Waiting for Johnny Depp Star Donna Vivino Shares Her Ultimate Broadway Musical Playlist

Donna Vivino shares 16 of her all-time favorite songs from musicals.

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‘Little Shop of Horrors’ Throw Down as Three New Productions Slated to Open by Matthew Wexler

Calling all "Little Shop of Horrors" fans — if you live in New York City, Boston, or the Los Angeles area, a new production is coming your way! The post ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ Throw …

Linked From The Broadway Blog at 11:18AM

Looking for Regional Jobs? Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Holiday Inn, Kiss Me, Kate!, and More Are Casting by Playbill Staff

Find your next Equity job with this selection of upcoming calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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See Oklahoma! Celebrate Its Cast Recording at Barnes & Noble by Marc J. Franklin

The cast of the Tony Award-winning revival performed songs from the show August 22.

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Here’s something to take to the beach . . . and a lesson too.

I got an email from a reader recently saying, “Ken!  Where’s your podcast?!?!?  What happened?” In case you’ve been wondering the same, fear not, dear podcast-listeners, we’re ju…

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Metropolitan Opera Launches 11th Annual Free Summer Screening Festival With Funny Face by Dan Meyer

The Met will also screen 10 operas in Lincoln Center Plaza beginning August 24.

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Producers respond to Jewish criticism of Falsettos casting by Georgia Snow

Producers of the forthcoming UK premiere of Falsettos have responded to criticism over the lack of Jewish representation in the musical’s cast,

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Travis Alabanza and Battersea Arts Centre’s Beatbox Academy win at 2019 Total Theatre Awards by Giverny Masso

Travis Alabanza and Battersea Arts Centre’s Beatbox Academy are among the winners of the 2019 Total Theatre Awards at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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‘Full of passion & fury’: My Other Self: The Evolution of Shakespeare’s Richard III – Cockpit Theatre by Stephanie Ressort

All or Nothing Repertory Theatre Company’s My Other Self: The Evolution of Shakespeare’s Richard III weaves together elements of Henry VI Parts 2 and 3 and Richard III to show the influe…

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Frozen National Tour Announces Additional Cast by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The national tour of the hit Broadway musical Frozen, launching in Schenectady with an official opening at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre on December 4, 2019, has announced additional cast…

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MOULIN ROUGE! Releases Track Ahead of Full Cast Album

Moulin Rouge! The Musical and RCA Records have released a single of 'The Sparkling Diamond' track from the highly-anticipated Original Broadway Cast Recording of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, l…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:54AM

Industry Editor Exclusive: Filming a Broadway Show From Your Seat - Is It Ever Allowed?

Last week, many fans who couldn't fit in the theater got to enjoy part of the final performance of THE PROM courtesy of Beth Leavel's personal publicist. Lisa Goldberg, founder of her own LS…

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Disney Shares Poster for HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES

Disney+ has released the first poster for its upcoming series, 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.'

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:54AM

Forbidden Broadway Will Return to New York This Fall by Adam Hetrick

The long-running musical spoof will take aim at Hadestown, Moulin Rouge!, Frozen, Dear Evan Hansen, and more.

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Read Reviews for Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Appropriate in London by Playbill Staff

The Donmar Warehouse production, directed by Ola Ince, opened August 22.

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Review: The Doctor, Almeida Theatre by Farah Najib

Review: The Doctor, Almeida Theatre5.0starsFor his final production as The Almeida’s associate director, Robert Icke brings us a “very free” adaptation of doctor-writer Arthur Schnitze…

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VIDEO: FROZEN and THE LION KING on Broadway Included in New ONE DAY AT DISNEY Documentary

On Thursday night at D23 Expo, Ricky Strauss, president, Content & Marketing for Disney+ and Good Morning America's Robin Roberts announced One Day at Disney, a spectacular collaborat…

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AUDIO: Karen Olivo Sings 'The Sparkling Diamond' on the MOULIN ROUGE! Original Broadway Cast Recording

As previously reported, Moulin Rouge! will release an Original Broadway Cast Recording this fall. Get a first listen to one of the tracks on the album, titled The Sparkling Diamond, sung by …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:34AM

Theater Mitu’s House or How to Lose an Orchard in 90 Minutes or Less Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new technology-driven work, directed by Rubén Polendo, explores houses and the places they hold in our lives.

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Rock Concert Review: Hot Tuna and Dave Mason at the Wilbur by Scott McLennan

With a powerful partnership, the possibilities for Hot Tuna, it seems, are endless. The post Rock Concert Review: Hot Tuna and Dave Mason at the Wilbur appeared first on The Arts Fuse.

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Snapshot: ‘Better Days’ by Seunggu Kim

The South Korean artist looks at the ways in which his fellow countrymen use their leisure time

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Mythos: A Trilogy by Stephen Fry, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh — bucks the literary trend for reinpretation

Deploying levity like a yawn-seeking missile, the writer breaks endless narration up with parlour games

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Tanya Tucker: While I’m Livin’

The Texan country artist returns to music with a new gravelly indomitability

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Pigfoot: Pigfoot Shuffle

The quartet expand their classic repertoire but keep their core aesthetic intact

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Czech Philharmonic: The Tchaikovsky Project

Under-sung paragons of the orchestral world complete this project

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Fruupp: Wise As Wisdom: The Dawn Albums 1973-1975

Progressive rock band much in the mode of their competitors brought a magpie’s ear for classical music

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First Listen: “The Sparkling Diamond” from Moulin Rouge! The Musical by Broadway Direct

The producers of Moulin Rouge! The Musical and RCA Records have released a single of “The Sparkling Diamond” track from the highly-anticipated Original Broadway Cast Recording of Moulin …

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On digital: In Fabric / The Captor

A sartorial fiend haunting and killing those who encounter it; an intriguing, stranger-than-fiction tale about Stockholm syndrome

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Sanditon, ITV — a sexed-up take on Jane Austen’s unfinished novel

An alternative choice to Sunday night’s Peaky Blinders takes the viewer on a trip to a Regency seaside

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Prince Albert: A Victorian Hero Revealed, Channel 4

Professor Saul David looks through Windsor Castle’s archive to tell the German prince’s story

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Peter Fonda, actor, 1940-2019

A movie star who captured the essence of the 1960s

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West End transfer of The Son partners with YoungMinds

It has just been announced that Florian Zeller's The Son, which is set to open at London's Duke of York's Theatre on 2 September, will be partnering with YoungMinds for the show's highly ant…

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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REVIEW: Target Man, King’s Head Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Sophie Adnitt reviews Target Man by Mark Starling now playing at the King's Head Theatre, London. This post REVIEW: Target Man, King’s Head Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ fir…

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Listen to Karen Olivo Sing ‘The Sparkling Diamond’ from Moulin Rouge! by Dan Meyer

The track was released ahead of the original Broadway cast recording, due August 30.

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Rufus Hound, Irvine Iqbal, Natasha Lewis & Forbes Masson are cast in the RSC’s musical staging of David Walliams’ The Boy In The Dress

It’s a pretty exciting combination: Robbie Williams, Guy Chambers and Mark Ravenhill all creating a brand new musical adaptation of David Walliams’ novel The Boy In The Dress for the RSC…

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See Who’s Joining Caroline Innerbichler and Caroline Bowman in Frozen Tour by Andrew Gans

The Disney production will kick off this fall.

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, August 23, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Everything I See I Swallow review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘hypnotic and exquisitely choreographed’ by Francesca Peschier

Everything I See I Swallow features three sets of ropes. Two standard aerial cords and a hoop strung with the silk strands

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VIDEO: Karen Olivo Sings 'The Sparkling Diamond' on the MOULIN ROUGE! Original Broadway Cast Recording

As previously reported, Moulin Rouge! will release an Original Broadway Cast Recording this fall. Get a first listen to one of the tracks on the album, titled The Sparkling Diamond, sung by …

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Idris Elba and James Corden Make Surprise Cameo on Taylor Swift's New Album LOVER

Fellow CATS co-stars Idris Elba and James Corden make a surprise appearance on Taylor Swift's newest album Lover!

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Review: A Womb of One’s Own, Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh Fringe by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Review: A Womb of One's Own, Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh Fringe 3.0stars If A Womb of One’s Own underwent a paternity test, the results would be conclusive: it is most definitely a distant r…

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Review: Hearty, Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Review: Hearty, Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe 3.0stars “We’ve been here before”, Emma Frankland shouts, panting. “Can you hear me?” Protruding from her back are a pair of wings, tho…

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Review: To Move in Time, Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Review: To Move in Time, Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe4.0starsTyrone Huggins’ voice is like honey. His sentences ooze, thick and syrupy, lulling his audience into a stunned sort of stupor. …

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On the 11th Hour Success of The Del Rubio Triplets by Trav S.D.

There were three singing Del Rubio Triplets: Eadie (Edith) Boyd, Elena Boyd and Millie (Mildred) Boyd, all born in the Panama Canal Zone on August 23, 1921. Edith was named after the girls…

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Tokyo Rose review at Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh – ‘punchy, post-Hamilton musical’ by Fergus Morgan

Burnt Lemon Theatre turned heads last year with raucous gig-theatre show The Half Moon Shania. They’re back this year, as part of

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FROZEN North American Tour Announces Additional Principal Casting - Austin Colby and More!

Additional principal casting has been announced for the Frozen North American tour, which will launch in Schenectady, NY prior to an official opening at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los…

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Musik director Josh Seymour: ‘With theatre, the Pet Shop Boys are like kids in a toy shop – they love it” by Douglas McPherson

Director Josh Seymour’s show Musik is drawing in crowds at the Edinburgh Fringe before transferring to London. He tells Douglas McPherson about

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Making Friends and Funny Faces by Jonas Böttner

My Thespian journey The post Making Friends and Funny Faces appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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‘Slick & authentic production’: DOGFIGHT – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

The British Theatre Academy completes its summer season at the Southwark Playhouse with a heartfelt production of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul’s musical Dogfight.

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Da Vinci & Michelangeo: The Titans Experience at curtainup.com/ by Dan Rubins

Descriptive Excerpt:His voice catches on a plaintive note, then crescendos to peals of laughter. Is this Lear? Is this Hamlet? No, it's just Mark Rodgers. . .delivering a 2-hour lecture perf…

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'Jewface' row: West End musical accused of cultural appropriation by Lanre Bakare

Jewish actors and playwrights criticise Falsettos for using non-Jews to play Jewish roles A West End musical about a Jewish family is at the centre of a row over cultural appropriation, with…

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NEWS: First casting announced for the RSC’s production of The Boy In The Dress by Press Releases

Rufus Hound, Irvine Iqbal, Natasha Lewis and Forbes Masson have been cast in The Boy in the Dress, the Royal Shakespeare Company’s new musical which runs in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre f…

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Students can enjoy luxury lifestyles before they move back home

High-end halls, Regency terraces and deadheading

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Four Woke Baes review at Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh – ‘playful and provocative’ by Fergus Morgan

Don’t go and see this with your significant other. American writer Jonathan Caren’s five-handed comedy, set during a stag-do – sorry, bachelor

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The Friday 5: Broadway Logo ABCs (P - T) by JK

How have you been doing so far? Do you really know your Broadway show logos? So far, we've been through A to O.  Here are the next five. Remember: the letters can be from anywhere in the lo…

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Bob Crosby: Bing’s Big Little Brother by Trav S.D.

When one learns Bing Crosby’s younger brother was in show business, one is prepared to encounter one of those hanger-on relatives, who are given make-work assignments and are carried along…

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Buddy writer Alan Janes: ‘I didn’t believe it would run 30 days. Now here we are 30 years on’ by Douglas McPherson

Trailblazing jukebox musical Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Writer and producer Alan Janes tells Douglas McPherson

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Up On The Marquee: FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Takes Over the Booth Theatre

Freestyle Love Supreme will play a limited 16 week run, opening on Wednesday, October 2, through Sunday, January 5, 2020.

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Which of Andrew Rannells’ Broadway Characters Are You? by Genesis Johnson

In honor of the Tony Award nominee’s birthday August 23, find out if you are Elder Price or Hedwig.

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Up On The Marquee: BETRAYAL Arrives on Broadway

Betrayal, the sold-out London hit starring Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton, and Charlie Cox comes to Broadway for a strictly limited engagement.

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Photo Coverage: BEETLEJUICE Haunts Times Square With New Billboard

Beetlejuice is now haunting Times Square with a brand new billboard! The posters feature the show's leads, Alex Brightman (Beetlejuice) and Sophia Anne Caruso (Lydia Deetz).

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In The Spotlight: BAT OUT OF HELL'S Andrew Polec and Lena Hall

Bat Out Of Hell is currently playing a limited run at New York City Center. Today, we're turning the spotlight on two of the show's stars, Andrew Polec and Lena Hall!

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Appropriate review – Branden Jacobs-Jenkins pushes everything to the limit by Michael Billington

Donmar Warehouse, LondonDark secrets emerge as three siblings gather at their late father’s old plantation home in this daring drama Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is a subversive writer. In An Oc…

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Darren Harriott review – confessions of a kiss-chase failure by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghThe comic relives playground traumas in an attempt to make sense of his stunted emotions in this award-nominated show It’s a common complaint among comedians…

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Hear Word! Naija Woman Talk True review – a raucous voice of dissent by Mark Fisher

Royal Lyceum, EdinburghThis full-blooded agitprop cabaret comprises 10 monologues about resistance and emancipation, based on true stories about the treatment of women in Nigeria In a week w…

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How to Be Brave review – one mother's soul-searching BMX odyssey by Mark Fisher

Summerhall, EdinburghLaura Dalgleish is magnetic as a woman marauding through the Newport night after family pressures become too much Theatre is a laboratory where we put a character centre…

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Out review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘stunning, expressive dance theatre’ by Francesca Peschier

The audience files in to the sight of two dancers lost in a dancehall haze. Dressed in black fishnets, sunglasses and tiny

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Birth review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘a transporting, time-travelling show by Fergus Morgan

Theatre Re celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. In that time, thanks largely to 2014’s Blind Man’s Song and 2017’s The Nature

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The “Times Change” Excuse for Past Antiquities Misdeeds: Kapoor/Metropolitan Museum Edition by Artsjournal1

“Times change” is a time-dishonored argument for justifying moral lapses, whether they’re #MeToo transgressions (Plácido Domingo) or retention of antiquities that were likely looted (…

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Review: What Girls Are Made Of, Assembly Main Hall, Edinburgh Fringe by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Review: What Girls Are Made Of, Assembly Main Hall, Edinburgh Fringe4.0starsWhat Girls Are Made Of is so fucking cool. To the tune of a live band, Cora Bissett recounts the rollercoaster tha…

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Teatro de la Luna: Providing Spanish-Language Theater to DC Since 1991 by Barbara Mackay

Nucky Walder and Mario Marcel are household names to many Spanish-speaking residents of Washington, DC. For more than 60 years, Marcel, who is from Argentina, has dedicated himself to acting…

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‘Definitely good for a giggle’: FRIENDSICAL – Edinburgh Fringe & Touring ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

Friendsical is a light-hearted musical take on one of the most popular TV comedies of recent times – good for a laugh for Friends fans.

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Civilisation review at Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh – ‘sensitive but indulgent’ by Fergus Morgan

Barely a word is spoken in Civilisation, the bold new collaboration between Antler Theatre’s Jaz Woodcock-Stewart and choreographer Morgann Runacre-Temple. A woman

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Online directory to raise profile of British East Asian directors and writers by Giverny Masso

An online directory is being created to give more visibility to British East Asian directors and writers. Campaign group British East Asians

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Final winners of The Stage Edinburgh Awards 2019 announced by Georgia Snow

The final winners of The Stage Edinburgh Awards 2019 have been announced, with four new prizes handed out. They go to Nigel

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Comedian Richard Gadd’s play transfers to Bush Theatre by Eleni Cashell

The first comedian to announce a London transfer for his Edinburgh Festival Fringe show is Richard Gadd, with his show Baby Reindeer at the Bush Theatre. The post Comedian Richard Gadd’s p…

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REVIEW: Towards Zero, The Mill At Sonning, Oxfordshire ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Brian Blessed’s revival of Agatha Christie’s Towards Zero at The Mill at Sonning This post REVIEW: Towards Zero, The Mill At Sonning, Oxfordshire ✭…

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Photo Coverage: OKLAHOMA! Cast Celebrates Casting Recording Release at Barnes and Noble

Members of the cast of Oklahoma! appeared at Barnes and Noble to celebrate the show's cast recording release with an in-store performance and signing on August 22.

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Wake Up With BWW 8/23: THE SHINING on Broadway, MARGARITAVILLE Tour Casting, and More!

Today's top stories: The Shining is headed for the stage, casting announced for the North American tour of Escape to Margaritaville, and more!

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Cyst-er Act review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘spirited but muddled musical’ by Francesca Peschier

The ovarian cyst that Catherine Hoffmann had removed weighed more than 10lb and distorted her body and hormones in a manner similar

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for the English-language premiere of The Eyes of the Night by Terri Paddock

I’m delighted to return to the Cervantes Theatre, London’s home of Spanish and Latin American drama, for my second of three post-show Q&As in the 2019 season. After new play The Real…

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How Do You Stage Disney’s ‘Hercules’? Invite Everyone by Nancy Coleman

The world premiere adaptation of the 1997 animated film puts everyday New Yorkers — 117 of them — in the production at the Delacorte.

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Ethical Drama Wins Edinburgh Theater Prize by Steven McElroy

“Mouthpiece” by Kieran Hurley won $25,000 to fund a transfer from the Edinburgh Fringe to New York.

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America is Hard to See review at Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh – ‘compelling and well-crafted’ by Fergus Morgan

Miracle Village is a community in Florida’s Palm Beach County, somewhere deep in sugarcane country – a community for registered sex offenders.

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The forgotten photos that made Michael Jang’s name

The Californian photographer on how it feels to be ‘discovered’ late in life

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How to make student halls feel like home

Homely accessories help ‘zhuzh’ up a lacklustre environment.

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A poem for Brexit Day?

Shall I compare thee to a catastrophe? The nation’s favourites — with a twist

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Nobody by Alice Oswald — a paean to water

Oxford’s first female professor of poetry steers the reader on a journey with nature’s elements

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The Shark is Broken review at Assembly George Square, Edinburgh – ‘humorous and knowing’ by Thom Dibdin

Set on the film set of Jaws as its three stars bicker and drink to pass away the interminable between-shot delays, The

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Taylor Swift: Lover

The American singer proves once more that she is one of her generation’s definitive pop stars

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Hard to be Soft: A Belfast Prayer review at Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh – ‘deeply moving’ by Susie Browning

Oona Doherty’s Hard to be Soft: A Belfast Prayer is inspired by the people of her home city. It explores the things

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Appropriate review at Donmar Warehouse, London – ‘a stunning act of theatrical subversion’ by Sam Marlowe

Much happens in this ingenious drama by African-American playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins that is far from appropriate. And the play itself is an

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Edinburgh Fringe Festival urged to tackle sexual harassment as female performers report groping and lewd comments by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

An estimated 30,000 male and female artists perform at the Fringe festival, across 3,500 shows

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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I hunger for you by Arts Review

Former dancer for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Kimberly Bartosik, brings her impulsive and impactful work, I hunger for you, to Australia for the very first time on Friday 23 August a…

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Supersense: Festival of the Ecstatic announces SUPERDRONE by Arts Review

Supersense: Festival of the Ecstatic will present a grand, immersive nod to the timeless impact of drone music in SUPERDRONE – a free Supersense event as part of White Night Reimagined on …

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Howard Sherman: Every time a stage door closes on Broadway, a new show opens by Howard Sherman

Much has been made of the closing of five Broadway shows in the past two weeks: Be More Chill, King Kong, Pretty

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Lyn Gardner: Where are the opportunities for self-exploiting support staff after the fringe is over? by Lyn Gardner

As we head into the final weekend of the fringe, artists will be totting up their gains and losses. Some will have

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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High Rotation by Arts Review

Get a backstage pass to three epic decades of music, as the Museum of Brisbane presents from 30 August 2019, High Rotation, revealing a snapshot of how popular music in Brisbane exploded fr…

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Friday, August 23, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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WATCH CLOSELY: “Gwen” is Moody, Moving Folk Horror by Peg Aloi

William McGregor has crafted a remarkable debut feature, a notable addition to the burgeoning crop of indie folk horror offerings. The post WATCH CLOSELY: “Gwen” is Moody, Moving Folk Ho…

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On the Couch with Laura Boynes by Arts Review

Who is Laura Boynes? An independent dance artist, performer, choreographer, movement director and educator based in Perth. The black sheep from a long line of visual artists, wife of musicia…

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Electronic dance music and ‘algorave’ — how live coding got cool

Music, visuals and computer code are being blended to create an entrancing experience

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Hitsville: The Making of Motown — a paean to Berry Gordy

On the record label’s 60th anniversary, a new movie celebrates its history — and the contribution of its founder

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How the Scottish island of Bute became a cultural destination

With Old Masters, contemporary art and even restored Victorian public lavatories, the island is ‘a secret hiding in plain view’

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What makes a good culture podcast — and what are the pitfalls?

As the FT launches the Culture Call podcast, our podcast reviewer talks to its hosts about the ever growing genre

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The battle for Italy’s art

A populist bid to rein in museums risks politicising the country’s cultural treasures

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The Third Man at 70 — why the noir classic is as potent as ever

Carol Reed’s brilliant interpretation of Graham Greene’s cold war thriller remains politically relevant

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Why Theatre Row's Makeover Is More Than Façade Deep - How the overhauled multi-theatre complex plans to help nonprofit companies while attracting new

How the overhauled multi-theatre complex plans to help nonprofit companies while attracting new audiences---Earlier this summer after months of work, the six-stage Theatre Row complex on Wes…

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Jaclyn Backhaus’ Wives Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Men on Boats playwright pushes past patriarchal clichés in her time-hopping new comedy at Playwrights Horizons.

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Dear Evan Hansen Star Ann Sanders’ 6 Most Memorable Nights Onstage by Andrew Gans

Sanders recalls the 2004 Tony Awards as well as performances in Beauty and the Beast, The King and I, and more.

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Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof Releases Cast Album August 23 by Ruthie Fierberg

Plus, go inside the recording of opening number, “Traditsye,” from the acclaimed Off-Broadway production.

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