Monday, September 9, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Hadestown Tony Winner André De Shields, Donna McKechnie, Ann Reinking Among 2019 Theater Hall of Fame Inductees by Andrew Gans

Emily Mann and Natasha Katz will also be among those honored at the Gershwin Theatre.

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Kuwait’s royals court an arts renaissance

State seeks to restore its previous reputation as pioneer in the Gulf

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

BROADWAY BRIDGES Participating Shows Announced For Fall 2019

The Broadway League, with the support of the New York City Department of Education (DOE) and the United Federation of Teachers (UFT), has announced 15 participating shows for the fall 2019 s…

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What’s HOT at the 2019 Brisbane Festival by Arts Review

Hosting over 500 performances of 84 shows, involving more 1000 artists from around the world, Brisbane Festival has shone its spotlight on a packed program that will set the city alight thro…

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The Arts’ Funding Model Failure To Pay Living Wages Need To Change by Artsjournal

“Our failure to figure out how to pay entry and midlevel people a real wage will ultimately seriously negatively impact our very ability to survive.  It’s not a sustainable situation, a…

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Chief Curator – Harley-Davidson Museum by Artsjournal

The Harley-Davidson Museum seeks a dynamic and visionary Chief Curator to lead its exhibitions and collections.

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Managing Director – Everyman Theatre by Artsjournal

Everyman Theatre invites applicants and nominations for this leadership position at this robust and growing Baltimore company.

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Performance Art Is Hot Right Now. But There’s A Problem… by Artsjournal

While museums have been embracing performance art, the investment-minded commercial art world has been slower to get on board. There is one obvious reason. – The New York Times

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Petrenko’s Conservative Debut With Berlin Philharmonic Is Troubling by Artsjournal

Alex Ross: “Conservatives in the orchestra and in the audience may be reassured, but this retrenchment is a troubling signal from a historically great orchestra that ought to be assuming a…

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BMI, The Performance Rights Administrator Announces Record Collections For Musicians by Artsjournal

BMI announced record revenues this morning, with $1.283 billion, up 7% over the previous year. The performing-rights organization also distributed and administered $1.196 billion to its s…

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Call Answered: Jen Fellman: "Forbidden Drive" + Feinstein's/54 Below show by Adam Rothenberg

Jen Fellman is a singer, actor, writer and cabaret performer living and working in New York City. Her story of survival after heartbreak resonates with me. Her living and working in Paris pr…

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VIDEO: Watch a New Behind-The-Scenes Look at the CATS Movie, Featuring Taylor Swift, James Corden, Idris Elba, & More!

Universal Pictures has released a new behind-the-scenes clip from the upcoming film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Cats,' featuring rehearsal footage and interviews with the star-studd…

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How many actors’ sins are covered by the artist, his line and color.  How easily he gives an artistic shading to the whole performance.  It is not in vain that so many talentless actors …

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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Emerson Colonial Teases Pre-Broadway Announcement (and Matt Teases the Teases), and Verdon and Platt to Stream! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the…

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Rialto Chatter: Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre Teases Pre-Broadway Announcement

On Monday, the historic Emerson Colonial Theatre teased that they would be making their next pre-Broadway production announcement later this week. The teaser video posted on their social med…

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Photo Flash: Alicia Silverstone Stops By OKLAHOMA! On Broadway!

Alicia Silverstone joined the 'farmers and the cowman' at the Tony Award winning revival of 'Oklahoma!' at Circle in the Square and became friends with the cast backstage after the show.

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Video: Broadway Inspirational Voices Covers “Wondering” From THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY

Jason Robert Brown (Parade, The Last Five Years) introduces his song, a?oeWonderinga??, covered by Tony Awards honorees, Broadway Inspirational Voices

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Bruce Barton by [email protected] (jazmyn)

Hamlet Written by William Shakespeare Conceived & Directed by George K. Wells Produced by Hudson Warehouse in association with Susane Lee Nomination: Bruce Barton - Outstanding Actor in…

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘The Second City and Kennedy Center’s Jazz Comedy Experiment’ at The REACH at The Kennedy Center by William Powell

The Opening Festival of the new REACH complex at The Kennedy Center featured a plethora of live performances and films, including the laugh-until-you-break-your-funnybone The Second City and…

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VIDEO: Watch Jake Gyllenhaal Perform an Excerpt from SEA WALL/A LIFE on LIVE FROM HERE WITH CHRIS THILE!

On September 7th, 'Live from Here with Chris Thile' aired its season four premiere, with special guest stars Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Natalia Lafourcade. Gyl…

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Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals fore The New Group's CYRANO, with Peter Dinklage!

The New Group presents Cyrano, beginning October 11, ahead of an official opening night on November 7. Cyrano is adapted by Erica Schmidt from Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, with Musi…

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Photo Flash: Milo Manheim, Cara Delevingne & More Visit DERREN BROWN: SECRET

From stage to screen, two-time Olivier Award winner Derren Brown has mesmerized millions worldwide with his unique brand of mind reading, persuasion, and psychological illusion. Now, for t…

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of AMERICAN MOOR?

Red Bull Theater presents Keith Hamilton Cobb's acclaimed play American Moor, making its Off-Broadway premiere at Cherry Lane Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say.

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Review: ‘Souvenir’ at Rep Stage by Darby Dejarnette

Rep Stage presents a strong introduction to their 2019/2020 season with a charming production of Stephen Temperley’s Souvenir, directed by Joseph W. Ritsch. This play details the meteoric …

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Peter Nichols Dies: ‘A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg’, ‘Georgy Girl’ Writer Was 92 by Greg Evans

Peter Nichols, the British playwright whose play A Day in the Death of Joe Egg provided Albert Finney with his 1968 Broadway debut and did the same in 2003 for Eddie Izzard, died Sept. 7 in …

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Tom Hiddleston Is Selling Just Fine On Broadway As Industry Slows by Lee Seymour

Tom Hiddleston's Broadway bow is selling well, but not spectacularly. And a raft of buzzy shows are on the horizon.

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For John Leguizamo, class is back in session. 'Latin History for Morons' hits L.A. by Charles McNulty

John Leguizamo's one-man show, now at the Ahmanson, delves into the Latino history missing from his son’s textbooks. It's a funny, dizzying journey.

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(Chris Wiegand’s article appeared in the Guardian, 9/9.) The British writer, whose plays include Privates on Parade and The National Health, died on Saturday The playwright Peter Nichols,…

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

A sad song about the deaths of queens by Cogency

And Tell Sad Stories of the Deaths of Queens, by Tennessee Williams; directed by Lane Savadove, September 2019 at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival.   The surprise hit of the 2019 Philadelph…

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Theater reviews: barebones' 'True West'; Arcade Comedy's 'Bubble Boy' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sam Shepard’s gritty drama gets a riveting exploration in Braddock, while laughter bubbles over in the musical by the “Despicable Me’ team.

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Photo Flash: First Look at TUTS' A CHORUS LINE

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presents the first show in its 2019/20 Season, A Chorus Line.

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11 Disney Broadway Magic Moments Revealed at RuPaul’s DragCon NYC by Dan Meyer

Couture, glitter, self-acceptance, Toni Braxton, and more were all discussed during a panel celebrating the wonder of The Lion King, Frozen, and Aladdin on Broadway.

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Broadway’s $26M B.O. Dips 10% Post-Labor Day; Starry ‘Betrayal’, ‘The Great Society’, ‘Derren Brown: Secret’ Pitch In by Greg Evans

Broadway box office was down nearly 10% from the previous week’s Labor Day holiday tourist bulge, with the 25 productions grossing a total $25,965,471. Attendance of 224,402 was steady wit…

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Learn About the Broadway Revival of The Rose Tattoo, Starring Marisa Tomei by

Oscar winner Marisa Tomei stars as Serafina, a widow who rekindles her desire for love, lust and life in the arms of a fiery suitor.

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In Advance of The Politician, Netflix Announces Ben Platt Concert Special by Andy Lefkowitz

Netflix subscribers excited about the premiere of The Politician will now have an additional chance to hear Ben Platt show off his vocal prowess. The Tony winner's new Radio City concert wi…

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Krysta Rodriguez on Hercules, Her 54 Below Solo Show Debut & Going Back to Smash by Caitlin Moynihan

Krysta Rodriguez in Hercules (Photo: Joan Marcus)To say that Krysta Rodriguez is booked and busy is an understatement. Not only did she finish up a week-long run in the Hercules as part of …

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Broadway Grosses: Derren Brown Entrances Audiences in His Main-Stem Bow by

Acclaimed magician Derren Brown arrived on Broadway this weekend with the main-stem premiere of his celebrated off-Broadway hit Secret. Brown pulled in solid numbers in the show's first fou…

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Venerable British Playwright Peter Nichols, Known for A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Dies at Age 92 by Beth Stevens

British playwright Peter Nichols, who is best known for his play A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, has died at the age of 92, according to his agent, Alan Brodie. He died on Saturday, September…

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Only Human, Starring Gary Busey, Sets Full Casting for Off-Broadway Bow by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Only Human, a new pop-rock musical set to make its world premiere at off-Broadway's Theatre at St. Clements this fall. The previously announced production, starring O…

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

D.C.’s newest Artistic Director, Karin Rosnizeck, launches ExPats Theatre with Fringe hit Surfacing by Keith Loria

“It’s so good and so timely, I couldn’t let go of it. I knew if I didn’t mount it right after the Fringe experience, the danger of not coming back to it would have been very real. So…

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First Person: Matthew Xia on why his production of 'Amsterdam' feels especially pertinent and vital now by Matthew Xia

The director sets the scene for his debut production at the helm of Actors Touring Company I’m currently opening Amsterdam, my first production for Actors Touring Company since being appo…

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Torch Song, Turbine Theatre review - impressive return for Harvey Fierstein's seminal gay drama by Tom Birchenough

Matthew Needham in lithe drag queen form opens new London venue London’s latest theatre opening brings a stirring revival of Harvey Fierstein’s vital gay drama, which premiered as Torch …

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Ramin Karimloo Releases New Studio Album, ‘From Now On’ by Matthew Wexler

Tony nominated Ramin Karimloo has released a new studio album, featuring his interpretations of songs from stage and screen. The post Ramin Karimloo Releases New Studio Album, ‘From Now On…

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10 awesome Bay Area date night ideas for fall by Jessica Yadegaran, Joan Morris

We've paired some of fall 2019's most unique music, dance, opera, theater and museum shows with the perfect eatery, bar or restaurant. Go on, impress your date.

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Review: So many layers in Los Altos Stage Company’s ‘admissions’ by Joanne Engelhardt

It’s rare to feel you’ve been present at the illustrious beginning of an actor’s theatrical career, but that is indeed what audiences will feel watching young Quincy Shaindlin in the L…

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Venerable British Playwright Peter Nichols, Known for A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Dies at Age 92 by Beth Stevens

British playwright Peter Nichols, who is best known for his play A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, has died at the age of 92, according to his agent, Alan Brodie. He died on Saturday, September…

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Featured Contributors, Sept. 2019 by American Theatre Editors

A defense of artists who support themselves with day jobs, and a look at JoAnne Akalaitis's new Greek-messenger play.

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Are Streaming Services Making It More Difficult For Canadians To See Canadian Films? by Artsjournal

Subscription video on-demand services, like Netflix and Amazon Prime, operate independently of delivery networks like cable; they are literally “over-the-top.” They bypass traditional pr…

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A Battle Over “Another” Mona Lisa by Artsjournal

Known to some as the “Earlier Mona Lisa,” the painting has spent much of the past five decades hidden in a Swiss bank vault. Acquired by a secretive consortium in 2008, the painting has …

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We’re Rich. So Why Do We Work Even Harder? by Artsjournal

“That the wealthiest countries in the history of the world have sustained manic work regimes has puzzled thinkers for more than a century. Why could we not limit work to, say, three hours …

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Is American Poetry Too Snooty? by Artsjournal

“When I asked a friend, a terrific prose writer, why she seems to have a slight disdain for poetry, she replied, ‘It’s too elitist, like walking through a beautiful forest in which I k…

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New edgier exhibits find Bay Area museums confronting the world by Robert Taylor, Correspondent

Bay Area museums open fall 2019 season with hard-hitting and provocative exhibits reflecting the unsettled times.

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

The 7 Best Comedy Clubs in Manhattan by Mark Robinson

Get ready to laugh at these classic NYC comedy joints

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Review: Mac Wellman’s ‘Bad Penny’ Promises a Boat Ride to Hell by Laura Collins-Hughes

The Flea Theater has revived this brief play, in which a flat tire is the least of the problems you might encounter in Central Park.

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Singing Meat Loaf in His Underwear? He’d Do Anything for That by Alexis Soloski

Bradley Dean blasted the producers of “Bat Out of Hell: The Musical” when they canceled the tour. But that didn’t keep him from the rock-god thrill of his career in the New York run.

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Ben Platt Concert Special to Stream on Netflix

Netflix will debut a feature-length concert special from Ben Platt, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The special will be filmed live from Platt's final stop on tour, his sold-out show …

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 9/9

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

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 9/8/19

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 9/8/2019.

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The Cast of Broadway’s Jagged Little Pill Recalls Their First Introduction to Alanis Morrissette

The stars of Jagged Little Pill share their first memory of hearing the iconic album.

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Gwen Verdon Documentary Merely Marvelous to Premiere on Amazon Prime by Logan Culwell-Block

The film explores the life of the four-time Tony winner and Sweet Charity star with interviews from Chita Rivera, Charlotte d'Amboise, and more.

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LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Teams Up with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet to Break Guinness World Record

On Tuesday, September 10, Live with Kelly and Ryan hopes to dance its way into history by scoring the record title for most ballet dancers en pointe simultaneously.

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Can’t Miss Events at the Kennedy Center’s REACH Opening Festival by Keith Loria

Running through September 22, the new space offers plenty of opportunities for theatrelovers in D.C.

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Grosses Analysis: Hamilton and Moulin Rouge! Top the Boards as Broadway Enters Fall Season by Ryan McPhee

Both musicals surpassed $2 million in sales over the first week of September.

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15 Shows Announced for Broadway Bridges Fall 2019 by Noah Mutterperl

The initiative from The Broadway League offers $10 tickets to 10th grade NYC students.

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Not Dead Yet: A Review of Spamalot at Mercury Theater Chicago by Amanda Finn

An endearing and indebted parody of iconic British parodists returns to Chicago.

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Review: ‘Spotlight on Jazz’ Events at The REACH at The Kennedy Center by Michele Simms-Burton

DCMTA joined the teeming crowd at the Kennedy Center’s “unprecedented new expansion,” the REACH, on the second day of a 16-day multi-genre festival to check out the spotlight on jazz. …

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Peter Nichols, Playwright of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Dies at 92 by Adam Hetrick

The British playwright made his Broadway debut with the dark comedy, which returns to London’s West End this fall.

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John Wesley, Stage and TV Veteran From Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Dies at 72 by Dan Meyer

The performer was known for his roles on TV and in regional productions.

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Michael Korte Returns with HERCULES Remix

Broadway YouTuber Michael Korte is back with another creative masterpiece, A Medley of The Muses from Hercules like you've never seen before!

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Octavio Solis’s Journey to ‘Mother Road’ by American Theatre Editors

The Texas-born, Oregon-based playwright imagines a Steinbeck sequel with timely resonance.

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How Conspiracy Theorists Are Building (And Rebuilding) Their Own Networks by Artsjournal

Over the past few years, an ideologically diverse coalition of white nationalists, conservatives and ultra-libertarians has launched attempts to build out its own online infrastructure, sett…

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Judy Chicago Reclaims Her Place In Art by Artsjournal

“I was being erased from the history of Southern California art and it really upset me,” says the artist (who now lives in New Mexico). But the launch of the Pacific Standard Time series…

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Thomas Heatherwick Defends His Hudson Yards Installation by Artsjournal

“But what’s the purpose of Central Park? What’s the purpose of the High Line? What’s the purpose? The whole point of a recreation space – what’s precious – is that it doesn’t…

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Fashion Houses Pull Out Of Fashion Week Events At The Shed by Artsjournal

Sources say that Michael Kors, Vera Wang and the Academy of Art University were all slated to show their collections at the sleek, $475 million venue but have pulled out. Rag & Bone publ…

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Billy Crudup, Zachary Levi, and Tony Shalhoub to Perform Live-Read of Baseball Novella Pafko at the Wall by Adam Hetrick

Author Don DeLillo is collaborating on the adaptation that will be presented at the 92Y’s Unterberg Poetry Center in October.

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TheaterWorksUSA, The Public Theater, The Shed, TodayTix, 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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Ben Platt Concert Will Air on Netflix by Andrew Gans

The evening with the Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner will be filmed at Radio City Music Hall September 29.

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TCG Announces 2nd Round of 2019 Edgerton New Play Awards by American Theatre Editors

15 new plays and musicals will receive financial support to extend development and rehearsal time.

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The 24 Hour Plays Gala to Honor Kathy Bates by American Theatre Editors

The gala will celebrate and support the Lymphatic Education & Research Network.

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L.O.V.E.R. Opens by Barry Gordin

Karen Carpenter directs Lois Robbins’ solo show, L.O.V.E.R., a witty and self-deprecating look at the actress’ life journey that is both engaging and enlightening.  September 9, 2019…

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Review: Butterfly takes wing. Timothy Nelson has rescued Puccini’s most famous opera by Susan Galbraith

Every age gets to reassess the value of a work of art relative to its present times, and not just aesthetically but politically. Never more so than today. Sometimes in our society’s self-c…

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Join us for Elizabeth Warren in Washington Square Park – Monday, September 16th @ 7pm

Monday, September 16th @ 7pm in Washington Square Park Elizabeth Warren adds another meeting with Americans! Listen to her policies and be an informed voter! Artists and Arts Patrons…

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

‘Doubt’ covered child abuse in the church a decade and a half ago. It’s still relevant. by Peter Marks

Studio Theatre handsomely revives John Patrick Shanley’s Tony-winning drama.

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Review: ‘Doubt: A Parable’ at Studio Theatre by Barbara Mackay

In 2003, John Patrick Shanley started writing a play about an America full of opinionated people, people who were certain they were right, people who shunned intellectual debate. From Shanle…

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The magicians trying to change the world – one card trick at a time by Claire Armitstead

Forget trying to saw Debbie McGee in half – some conjurers are using their skills to help surgeons, refugee children and even imagine a better future What image does the word “magic” c…

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Ballet Dancers From ABT and NYCB Will Help LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Break a Guinness World Record by Noah Mutterperl

Over 245 people will participate in the pursuit to get the most ballet dancers en pointe simultaneously.

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Eureka Day: Jonathan Spector’s Cyclonically Funny Outrageous New Comedy by Steven Suskin

★★★★★ The invasion of the anti-vaxxers, from—where else?—Berkeley The post Eureka Day: Jonathan Spector’s Cyclonically Funny Outrageous New Comedy appeared first on New York …

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‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ adds sizzle to new Bay Area theater season by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

The hit Harry Potter stage spin-off, plus 'The Great Wave' and 'Top Girls' head an exciting fall 2019 Bay Area theater season.

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BWW TV: Go Inside the First Rehearsal for TINA with Katori Hall!

Rehearsals are now underway for the Broadway production of TINA a?" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL. Below, watch as book writer Katori Hall addresses the TINA company on what it means to bring Tin…

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Merely Marvelous: The Dancing Genius of Gwen Verdon an intimate documentary of Broadway's greatest dancer, the brilliant Gwen Verdon, produced, written and directed by Chris Johnson and Ken …

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The Chicago Neighborhood Guidebook elevates Chicago's lesser-heard stories by Andrea Michelson

From Austin to Hegewisch, this essay collection offers snapshots of life in Chicago's neighborhoods. If you're looking for a recommendation for the best pizza in…

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Artists fashion spaces in downtown San Jose office building by George Avalos

On the first floor and in the basement of the Valley Title Building in downtown San Jose, arts groups are taking up residence in spaces given to them by busy local developer Gary Dillabough,…

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BWW TV: Tracy Letts and Company Explain What Broadway-Bound LINDA VISTA Is All About!

Second Stage Theater will soon present the Broadway production of Tracy Letts's Linda Vista. Directed by Dexter Bullard, the production will feature Ian Barford (Wheeler), Sally Murphy (Marg…

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Livestreaming Performance and Discussion of Who killed Szomna Grancsa? by Giuvlipen Theatre Company (Romania)

By . Roma Heroes International Theatre Festival produced by Independent Theater Hungary presents a performance and conversation about Giuvlipen Theatre Company's "Who killed Szomna Grancsa?…

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Check Out These New Character Portraits From London's Upcoming Immersive The Wolf of Wall Street by Nathan Skethway

The production, adapted and directed by Alexander Wright, is set to begin performances September 19.

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‘Powerful play’: JADE CITY – Bunker Theatre by Laura Kressly

Jade City is a powerful play confronting the consequences of the UK’s lack of social mobility and opportunity.

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‘A thoroughly plausible, engrossing update’: HEDDA TESMAN – Chichester ★★★★ by Carole Woddis

Cordelia Lynn’s Hedda Tesman renews Ibsen’s play in the light of today without in any way losing sight of the original. In this age of radical reinterpretations, that’s quite some achi…

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Derren Brown Plays Magical Version of 'Guess Who?' with Jimmy Fallon, Questlove

Psychological illusionist Derren Brown, who is currently on Broadway in his show Derren Brown: Secret, stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on a special post-NFL Sunday night…

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Tina – The Tina Turner Musical extended until June 2020 by Kitty Underwood

West End hit Tina - The Tina Turner Musical has been extended at the Aldwych Theatre until June 2020, with over 200,000 new tickets being released today. The post Tina – The Tina Turner Mu…

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Obituary: Gillian Hanna – Founding member of Monstrous Regiment and alternative theatre pioneer by Michael Quinn

Gillian Hanna, who has died at the age of 75 after a long illness, was a protean figure in the alternative theatre

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme B review at Sadler’s Wells – ‘compelling mixed bill’ by Anna Winter

The theme of destiny runs through the second mixed programme presented by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at Sadler’s Wells. It’s

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Show Choir Will Count As Physical Education Requirement in Ohio

A state representative in Ohio has announced that show choir will be considered a physical education requirement.

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Denis O'Hare, Johanna Day and Claybourne Elder to Star in Eric Rosen's Film NETUSER

Tony Award winner and Emmy Award nominee Denis O'Hare will star in Eric Rosen's film NETUSER, about Peter Sardovski, an activist whose life unravels when a nightmare about political violence…

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Actors Theatre of Indiana Develops “Hollywood, Nebraska,” “Rattler” and “Provenance” in New Lab Series by Kenneth Jones

Kenneth Jones’ rueful six-actor comedy Hollywood, Nebraska will launch the first Lab Series of new play readings at Actors Theatre of Indiana in Carmel, IN, in November 2019. Playwrights L…

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Tech Support by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Deborah Whitfield’s 'Tech Support" offers a clever idea in order to review feminism in the past century. Unfortunately, her rather superficial approach misses a great many opportunities. T…

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Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with Oklahoma! Dancer, Gabrielle Hamilton

Gabrielle Hamilton talks about performing that epic Oklahoma! dance solo, how she prepares, and her dream for herself.

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The Star Of Crazy Rich Asians On Women Of Color In Hollywood by Artsjournal2

Constance Wu is about to star in the movie Hustlers alongside Jennifer Lopez, Cardi B, Lizzo, and some rising stars on the film scene – and it’s a film directed by a woman and written by…

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You Probably Didn’t Know Cheetos Had A Fashion Show by Artsjournal2

But … they do. The theme: Flamin’ Haute. Why, though? “To be a brand in 2019 isn’t to be just a brand. Everything, our individual selves included, is now so online. Brands must be …

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Many New Accusers And Sources In Book About Harvey Weinstein by Artsjournal2

The Weinstein Company’s accountant was one of the key sources in the reporters’ investigation, for one thing. “It was Mr. Reiter who provided the reporters with an explosive internal m…

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Disney’s Big British Move Raises Concerns by Artsjournal2

Disney will have the use of almost every bit of Pinewood Studios, outside of London for at least 10 years – and that comes just after Netflix did a similar deal for Shepperton Studios. Tho…

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Update On The Progress Of The Boy Thrown From The 10th Floor Of The Tate Modern by Artsjournal2

Though the 6-year-old French boy still can’t speak or move a month after the trauma, he’s responding to his family by smiling and possibly, they say, laughing. “The family has raised m…

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How Can A World Run By Big Data And AI Better Reflect The Real World, Including People Of Color? by Artsjournal2

To put it in the most basic ways, AI doesn’t see color – even when it should. “Errors from incomplete AI training data already affect people of color. For one, facial recognition softw…

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Can An Opera Company Do ‘Butterfly’ Without Offensive Stereotypes? by Artsjournal2

Sure, if the opera company completely strips down and alters the opera’s plot, going back to the original story, and removing race as a driving issue. Anne Midgette: “I wondered how anyo…

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Camilo Sesto, Spain’s Romantic Songwriter And Pop Singer, Has Died At 72 by Artsjournal2

Sesto, writer and performer who also brought Broadway musicals to Spain with Jesus Christ, Superstar, had more than 50 pop hits go to number one on the worldwide charts. Though El País repo…

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Opera Union, Not Trusting Opera Companies, Opens Investigation Into Allegations Against Placido Domingo by Artsjournal2

The American Guild of Musical Artists, which represents opera performers and staff, has launched its own investigation into the sexual harassment and abuse allegations against the singer. Th…

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The Muslim Woman Who Photographed The Last Synagogue In This British Town by Artsjournal2

In Bradford, “a city that became home to so many German Jews in the 19th century that the warehouse district they created is still called Little Germany,” the 2011 census showed fewer th…

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How Do People Win Dance And Other Reality Competition Shows? by Artsjournal2

Literally, it’s the luck of the draw – or where they’re placed before people vote. The later, the better. (Though the very first performers also do well.) Why? The “recency effect”…

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Is Instagram Ruining Architecture? by Artsjournal2

Sometimes, but not always, because Instagram is filled with artists and designers. One architect recalls something she learned in the early days of the app. “‘You came, you saw, you stoo…

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The Plan To Turn Spotify Into The Ultimate Podcast Hub by Artsjournal2

Spotify already has listeners; now it wants to expand its market share through podcasts. But can it compete with the undisputed podcast provider champion, Apple? Says the woman in charge of …

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How To Get Paid For Your Writing by Artsjournal2

Write someone else’s college papers, basically. Essay farms are a huge industry now, so blatant that one administrator says, “If we don’t do anything about it, we will turn every accre…

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The Cleveland Institute Of Music’s Plan To Get Better: Get Smaller by Artsjournal

Where many institutions of higher learning are looking to expand, CIM is looking to contract. In an effort to compete with the nation’s top schools of music and reduce competition among gr…

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Sure, Whitman Self-Published, But That Doesn’t Mean Everyone Should by Artsjournal2

Editors matter. More to the point, “Those of us who tweet self-publish daily. Our screeds and scowls and sorrows arrive without an editor’s filter. Perhaps I am a purist, but a book is a…

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Ceiling Collapses At The Portland Art Museum by Artsjournal

Nobody was  injured and the Art Museum says no artworks were damaged. 6 chairs and a table were lost. It says engineers examined the third floor room and the rest of the Mark Building and f…

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First Look at Deaf West Theatre's The Solid Life of Sugar Water by Marc J. Franklin

The American premiere, written by Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Tony- and Olivier-winning playwright Jack Thorne, will open in Los Angeles September 12.

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Read Reviews for Keith Hamilton Cobb’s American Moor Off-Broadway by Playbill Staff

The Red Bull Theater production opened September 8 at the Cherry Lane.

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Dream Ballets and Breathtaking Showstoppers: Milestones in Broadway Dance by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

With West Side Story making its way back to Broadway in the 2019–2020 theater season, and with choreography being an integral part of how that story is told, it seems timely for us to look…

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Watch Tina: The Tina Turner Musical Scribe Katori Hall Greet the Cast on the First Day of Broadway Rehearsals by Ryan McPhee

The book writer discussed the impact of the rock ‘n’ roll star before the stars dived in.

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Krysta Rodriguez stops by HQ to chat about Hercules, her upcoming Feinstein's/54 Below show and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Eric Rosen to Direct Claybourne Elder, Denis O’Hare & Johanna Day in New Film Netuser by Andy Lefkowitz

Acclaimed director Eric Rosen has assembled a group of celebrated stage stars for the new short film Netuser. Claybourne Elder (Torch Song), Tony winner Denis O'Hare (Take Me Out) and two-ti…

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Viva Broadway to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with 'El Conjunto' Concert Series Hosted by Ana Villafañe by Ryan Gilbert

Viva Broadway will host a special Hispanic Heritage Month celebration concert series hosted by Broadway actress and singer Ana Villafañe, best known for her role as Gloria Estefan in On You…

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Relatively Speaking review at Salisbury Playhouse – ‘immensely enjoyable’ by Lesley Bates

Sexual attitudes might have undergone massive changes in the 50-odd years since Alan Ayckbourn scored his first major hit with Relatively Speaking,

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Joe Tapper to Star in Off-Broadway Premiere of The White Chip by Olivia Clement

Sean Daniels’ comedy follows one man’s wild and theatrical journey from alcoholism to recovery.

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London Evita Headliner Samantha Pauly on Channeling Beyoncé and Ariana Grande to Find Her Inner Superstar by Matt Wolf

Chicago actress Samantha Pauly has been in three previous productions of Evita, none of which can have been as conceptually daring as the director Jamie Lloyd’s provocative and edgy curren…

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Rc-Annie: the all-female stage combat agency that’s fighting the good fight by Nick Smurthwaite

Working on four shows at the RSC this year alongside TV and film projects, Rc-Annie is a partnership of top UK stage

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A Rousing Adolescent Tale: A Review of Spring Awakening at Three Brothers Theatre by Noel Schecter

This ever-relevant Tony Award-winning musical gets a solid storefront production in Waukegan.

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Go Inside Opening Night for Keith Hamilton Cobb's American Moor Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

A journey through Shakespeare and race, the drama opened at the Cherry Lane Theatre September 8.

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Tennessee Williams’ ‘Glass Menagerie’ revived for Danville festival by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

Role Players ensemble presents Tennessee Williams' classic "Glass Menagerie" as part of the 2019 Eugene O'Neill Festival.

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Photo Flash: Inside DOCTOR ZHIVAGO at Cadogan Hall

Doctor Zhivago made its UK concert debut starring Ramin Karimloo (Yurii Andreyevich Zhivago) and Celinde Schoenmaker (Lara Guishar) at Cadogan Hall, on 1 September, 2pm and 6.30pm. See …

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VIDEO: BECOMING NANCY's Jessica Vosk Takes Over Instagram!

We got on inside look at Becoming Nancy yesterday as Jessica Vosk took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive al…

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Ana Villafañe Hosts Viva Broadway's El Conjunto Concert Series

Viva Broadway announces a special Hispanic Heritage Month celebration concert series hosted by Broadway actress and singer Ana Villafañe, known for her role as Gloria Estefan in On Your Fee…

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Ana Villafañe Will Host Viva Broadway’s Hispanic Heritage Month Concert Series, El Conjunto by Andrew Gans

Dyllόn Burnside, Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer, Ana Isabelle, and Isabelle McCalla will be among the performers at the September 15 concert.

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Joely Fisher to Join Andy Garcia in Key Largo at the Geffen by Adam Hetrick

The new adaptation incorporates elements from the 1948 film noir classic.

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What Did Critics Think of Torch Song in London? by Dan Meyer

A new production of Harvey Fierstein’s Tony-nominated play kicked off Turbine Theatre’s inaugural season.

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Watch the Cast of Six Sing the National Anthem at Boston Red Sox Game by Noah Mutterperl

The musical currently plays Massachusetts’ American Repertory Theater, with a Broadway premiere on the horizon.

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Fountain Theatre awarded $50,000 grant from Ahmanson Foundation by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an Arts and Humanities grant from the Ahmanson Foundation in the amount of $50,000, doubling the amount awarded to the Fo…

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West End opening of Pretty Woman The Musical is set for Valentine’s Day 2020

‘Big new musical. Big. Huge’: Yes, it’s been confirmed, on the most romantic day of the calendar in 2020, much-anticipated Broadway show Pretty Woman: The Musical will begin previews …

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child introduces new branding to match film franchise by Georgia Snow

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has unveiled new branding and a new logo at its London home, bringing the theatre production

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Exclusive First Listen! Hear Heidi Blickenstaff Perform “Stay” from the New The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes Album

Broadway favorite Heidi Blickenstaff lends her killer vocals to Koonman and Dimond’s soaring ballad “Stay” from the new The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes album.

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Theatre is a great way to practice mindfulness: Dave Bain on his new immersive musical Dissociated by Featured Content

New musical Dissociated goes inside the dreams of its protagonist to explore mental health issues and recovery from child sexual abuse. Composer, psychotherapist and founder of Skitzoid Prod…

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“King Kong” Puppet Back to Waiting Tables After Show Closes by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio NEW YORK, NY - Following last month’s closing of the Broadway musical King Kong, the show’s lead - a large, groundbreaking gorilla puppet that requires 15 peo…

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The Show Lasts Longer Than It May Appear – WATERBOY AND THE MIGHTY WORLD by Dan O'Neil

You feel, given the virtuosity and care demonstrated onstage, that you owe this much. You can carry all this. If you let it fall, it’ll break the spell. Don’t spill the water.

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Mike Squillante Joins Gary Busey in World Premiere of Only Human Musical by Olivia Clement

The new musical comedy pits Jesus and Lucifer as two co-workers in an office.

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Stephen Schwartz: UK musical theatre performers are the best actors in the world by Matthew Hemley

Wicked composer Stephen Schwartz has hailed UK musical theatre performers as “the best actors in the world”, claiming that any snobbery aimed

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Lucy Prebble’s A Very Expensive Poison at Old Vic – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

It’s been nearly seven years since Lucy Prebble’s last play – 2012’s The Effect – and over 10 since her Olivier-nominated smash-hit

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Podcast Episode 193 – Broadway Funny Girl Julie Halston And we’re baaaaaack! Welcome to the start of the new ProducersPerspectivePodcast season, everybody!  Did you miss us?  Did…

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Podcast Episode 193 – Broadway Funny Girl Julie Halston

And we’re baaaaaack! Welcome to the start of the new ProducersPerspectivePodcast season, everybody!  Did you miss us?  Did you even know we were gone? Well, even if you didn’t, we’re…

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Opening night of 9 to 5’s UK tour cancelled because of slippery stage by Ruth Comerford

The first night of the UK and Ireland tour of 9 to 5 the Musical was cancelled part-way through, due to slippery

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Whistleblower featured in Hampstead Theatre play accuses Chinese officials of targeting relatives by Georgia Snow

Hampstead Theatre has vowed to “continue to champion freedom of expression”, after a whistleblower featured in its latest play accused Chinese officials

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The Fall Season Begins: Broadway Picks. #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

The 2019-2020 Broadway season has begun, with the first Fall Broadway opening  of 15  scheduled from September through December,  and the first of the Fall previews, some covering the wa…

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Renée Zellweger on the Daunting Task of Singing ‘Over the Rainbow’ as Judy Garland by Ryan McPhee

The Oscar winner plays the entertainment legend in the upcoming biopic Judy.

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All-female band struggle to find harmony in Chiaroscuro at the Bush Theatre

Four women from different backgrounds clash in Jackie Kay’s four-hander, updated for today

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Pretty Woman: The Musical Will Arrive in London on Valentine's Day 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

London audiences can officially gear up to see the celebrated Broadway smash Pretty Woman: The Musical. The previously announced London transfer will kick off performances on February 14, …

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Arts Feature: When Aretha Franklin Snapped Me  by Daniel Gewertz

Looking at that photo now, soon after the anniversary of her death, Aretha's shutter-snap of connection with me seems a blessing. The post Arts Feature: When Aretha Franklin Snapped Me  app…

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What's Playing on Broadway: September 9-15, 2019

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for September 9-15.

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Justin Guarini

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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ACA Galleries by Barry Gordin

Music is the Message: 20th Century Paintings and Drawings on view through October 5. September 6, 2019: ACA Galleries, 529 West 20th Street in the Chelsea Gallery district, hosted an op…

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BroadwayWorld Seeks Cabaret Contributors in New York City is looking for new contributors to help us grow our local coverage of theatre and support local talent and venues with our international platform! Find out more about joini…

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Pretty Woman The Musical transfers to London by Eleni Cashell

Pretty Woman The Musical is coming to London's Piccadilly Theatre on Valentine's Day 2020. Music and lyrics by Bryan Adams, tickets go on sale on 13 Sep. The post Pretty Woman The Musical tr…

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Raymond Walburn: Well-Dressed as Well as Well-Loved by Trav S.D.

Second generation actor Raymond Walburn (1887-1969) began his career in Oakland, California then toured with stock companies, eventually making his way east where he made his Broadway debut …

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Peter Nichols, Playwright Who Found Comedy in Desperation, Dies at 92 by Benedict Nightingale

Mr. Nichols drew on his life for acerbic but humor-filled works like “A Day in the Death of Joe Egg,” and “Forget-Me-Not Lane.”

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Broadway on TV: Neil Patrick Harris for Week of September 9, 2019

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of September 9, 2019!

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Denis O’Hare, Johanna Day, and Claybourne Elder Will Star in New Film Netuser by Andrew Gans

The short film is written and directed by Eric Rosen.

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BETRAYAL – IT TAKES 3 TO TANGO in this dance of duplicity by Oscar E Moore

Pinter can be puzzling.  Not so here, in this exceptional revival expertly directed by Mr. Jamie Lloyd.  Imported from across the pond with its original stars intact.  This is no snobbish…

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Broadway Horoscope: Playbill Playlist Edition by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Which Playbill Playlist should you listen to, according to your astrological sign?

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Actor and writer Isobel McArthur: ‘Our take on Jane Austen is a big, daft night out’ by Giverny Masso

After graduating from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Isobel McArthur set up theatre company Blood of the Young with director Paul Brotherston.

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2-for-1 Tickets Now Available to 34 Off-Broadway Shows by Olivia Clement

Get discount tickets to plays and musicals, including Rock of Ages, Scotland, PA, and The Office! as part of the NYC & Company initiative.

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Watch Current Broadway Star Derren Brown Guess Jimmy Fallon’s Celebrity Crush by Dan Meyer

The illusionist also hypnotized Questlove during a segment on The Tonight Show.

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2019 Oktoberfest events around the Bay Area by Lisa Herendeen

It’s Oktoberfest season and biergarten pop-ups and polka parties are popping up across the Bay Area. Here’s just a sampling of the 2019 festivities in cities across the bay. Schroeder’…

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Pretty Woman: The Musical Sets Preview Date at London’s Piccadilly Theatre by Andrew Gans

The musical, based on the film of the same name, is directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell.

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Cast Announced for London Premiere of Dave Malloy’s Ghost Quartet by Andrew Gans

The musical will open the newly restored Boulevard Theatre.

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, September 9, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Playwright Peter Nichols Dies at Age 92

BroadwayWorld is saddened to learn that playwright Peter Nichols has died at age 92.

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Playwright Peter Nichols dies aged 92 by Eleni Cashell

Britain’s foremost playwrights, Peter Nichols has passed away.Peter, 92, died peacefully on Saturday morning in Oxford. His wife Thelma was at his bedside. The family would like to thank t…

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Where Are They Now? Mr. Broadway: Joshua Henry by JK

In November 2010, we highlighted the brilliant Joshua Henry as Mr. Broadway (HERE), and celebrated his success in such shows as In the Heights, American Idiot and The Scottsboro Boys. So, …

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Five Questions with Rachel Bloom by Christa Skiles

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend brings musical theatre to TV The post Five Questions with Rachel Bloom appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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SOFT POWER at The Public Extends Through November 10

The Public Theater has announced that Soft Power has extended through November 10.

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The Adventures of Shorty Hamilton by Trav S.D.

Some attention today for cowboy comedy star Shorty Hamilton (William John Schroeder, 1879-1925). Hamilton was from Chicago, but a stint in the U.S. Cavalry gave him horse skills, which he th…

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This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From the Broadway debuts of Shaw and female impersonator Julian Eltinge to Dell'Arte's move to Blue Lake and the beginnings of Chicago Dramatists, September has been a big month for theatre.

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‘Extremely empowering piece’: CHIAROSCURO – Bush Theatre ★★★★★ by Amy Toledano

Lynette Linton brings together this story in a beautiful and explosive manner through her direction of Chiaroscuro.

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

For Services Rendered review at Jermyn Street Theatre, London – ‘well-performed production of a bittersweet play’ by Rosemary Waugh

Premiering in 1932, Somerset Maugham’s interwar drama, For Services Rendered, captures the changing fortunes of an extended country family all concealing various

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Betrayal - Jamie Lloyd’s radical, reimagined and breathtaking production by Oscar E. Moore

From the opening tableau this sexual love triangle tango for three sets a slow, steady and seductive pace that transfixes the audience into complete silence. The bar has been set quite high …

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Opening day of The REACH at The Kennedy Center by Julian Oquendo

Under a bright, perfect-weather-for-DC day, crowds, volunteers, donors and celebs gathered to celebrate a new addition to a Washington landmark.  The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing A…

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Peter Nichols probed his private life to reveal the state of the nation by Michael Billington

The playwright behind A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, who has died aged 92, wrote deeply autobiographical plays that offered an image of modern Britain Peter Nichols, who has died aged 92, on…

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Chiaroscuro review – Jackie Kay's play is more gig than theatre by Michael Billington

Bush theatre, LondonLynette Linton’s debut as artistic director is a musical revival of an undramatic piece about the dilemmas of four women The Bush, which has recently revived Winsome P…

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I Won’t Calm Down: Taylor Swift, Kellyanne Conway and the VMAs by Kaela Mei-Shing Garvin

Don't tell me that I "need to calm down," Taylor. Oh, and please, Kellyanne, don't sing. The post I Won’t Calm Down: Taylor Swift, Kellyanne Conway and the VMAs appeared first on Clyde Fit…

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Why did dance take a big step in Pittsburgh 50 years ago? by Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

What exactly was happening in Pittsburgh's cultural landscape in 1969 that sparked the creation of two of its biggest forces in dance?

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How Oslo Playwright J.T. Rogers Chose the Theatre for His Tony-Winning Play’s Chicago Debut by Robert Loerzel

When it came to choosing a playhouse, Rogers looked back to the place that knocked down walls for his early work Blood and Gifts.

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

NEWS: Pretty Woman The Musical will open in the West End on Valentine’s Day 2020 by Press Releases

Pretty Woman: The Musical will preview from Valentine’s Day 2020 at the Piccadilly Theatre where it will play for a strictly limited engagement of 46 weeks. Casting to be announced soon.

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Playwright Peter Nichols dies aged 92 by Giverny Masso

Playwright, screenwriter and journalist Peter Nichols has died aged 92. A statement from Nichols’ agent said the writer died peacefully on September

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Playwright Winsome Pinnock: ‘Writers should not appropriate other people’s stories for own gain’ by Giverny Masso

Playwright Winsome Pinnock has urged writers not to appropriate other people’s stories to benefit their career. The comments were made during a

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ENO ditches plus-ones for critics as it launches drive to find new voices among reviewers by Matthew Hemley

English National Opera is to scrap plus-ones to established reviewers, as it launches a new scheme aimed at developing new critical voices.

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How Love Is Spelt review at Southwark Playhouse, London – ‘an assured revival’ by Dave Fargnoli

Examining loneliness, love, and co-dependence, Chloe Moss’ How Love Is Spelt is an intricate and intriguing character study. Delicate, dreamlike, yet keenly

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Just because: Fats Domino appears on The Perry Como Show by Terry Teachout

Fats Domino sings and plays “Valley of Tears,” “It’s You I Love,” and “I’m Walkin’” on The Perry Como Show. He is introduced and interviewed by Como prior to the performan…

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‘A brilliant meta-theatrical experiment’: Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation – Royal Court Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Tim Crouch returns! And Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation at the Royal Court, his experimental exploration of belief and determinism, is touched by genius.

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Almanac: Flannery O’Connor on the meaning of fiction by Terry Teachout

“A story really isn’t any good unless it successfully resists paraphrase.” Flannery O’Connor, “On Her Own Work”

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Watch Mean Girls Star Reneé Rapp Play ‘The Movie, The Musical, or Both?’ by Dan Meyer

The new Regina George dropped by Playbill’s studio to guess whether Mean Girls quotes were from the show, the film, or both!

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Chiaroscuro review at Bush Theatre, London – ‘a playful staging of Jackie Kay’s play’ by JN Benjamin

The word ‘chiaroscuro’ has a number of meanings; one of which is the quality of being veiled, or partly in shadow. Jackie

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Poll: Which musical are you most looking forward to seeing this autumn? by The Stage

This week, The Stage looked ahead to shows opening this autumn. As the West End prepares to welcome three new musicals, we’re

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VIDEO: The Queens of SIX Perform the National Anthem at Fenway Park

The queens of SIX The Musical sang the National Anthem at Fenway Park before a Red Sox vs. Yankees game on September 8!

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Pretty Woman West End venue and start date announced!

This Broadway hit recently closed on the other side of the pond and now the West End is set to welcome it with open arms in February 2020. The musical adaptation of the 1990 film has been ea…

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Joker has last laugh at Venice Film Festival

Golden Lion goes to Joaquin Phoenix-starring film while Roman Polanski takes runner-up prize

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Wake Up With BWW 9/9: Exclusive First Look at Megan Hilty Singing in PATSY & LORETTA, and More!

Today's top stories: first look at Megan Hilty singing 'Walkin' After Midnight' in Patsy & Loretta, and more!

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On the Couch with Elenoa Rokobaro by Arts Review

Who is Elenoa Rokobaro? A God fearing, fun loving daughter, sister, cousin and friend. Whose grateful to be where she is in life. What would you do differently to what you do now? I wouldn…

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Pretty Woman announces London venue by Ruth Comerford

Broadway musical Pretty Woman has confirmed the Piccadilly theatre as the venue for its London run. The show, an adaptation of the

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Torch Song review at Turbine Theatre, London – ‘confident production of a pioneering play’ by Paul Vale

When Harvey Fierstein conceived his original Torch Song Trilogy in the late 1970s the gay liberation movement was still very much in

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Opinion: The best of the West End on Broadway this season by Mark Shenton

Never mind a land-based wall that Donald Trump may or may not erect with Mexico, or American trade tariffs being imposed on China; forget, too, the soon-to-cease free trading between Britain…

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Juliet Marillier: The Harp of Kings by Arts Review

In this thrilling historical fantasy from the author of the Sevenwaters Trilogy, a young woman is both a bard – and a warrior in Juliet Marillier’s The Harp of Kings. Eighteen-year-old L…

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Can Derren Brown Be Fooled? Yes. Often. by Alexis Soloski

As one of the world’s best magicians he’ll fool you, too, even though magic isn’t really his thing.

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Tina Turner Is Having the Time of Her Life by Amanda Hess

A Swiss chateau. A Broadway musical all about her. And absolutely nothing she has to do.

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‘Emotional & uplifting production’: TORCH SONG – Turbine Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Turbine Theatre opens with an assured revival of Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song. This is the revised 2017 version, packing the original trilogy of plays into just over two and a half ho…

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TINA: The Tina Turner Musical extends its run until summer 2020

The West End production of TINA: The Tina Turner Musical has officially announced that it will be extending its run at the Aldwych Theatre through to summer 2020. This stunning and moving …

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Lake Disappointment by Arts Review

Investigating notions of celebrity and the challenges of being ordinary in an increasingly image obsessed culture, Gavin Roach presents the Victorian premiere of Lake Disappointment at the M…

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Tootsie Stars Santino Fontana, Sarah Stiles, and Lilli Cooper to Perform at Barnes and Noble by Adam Hetrick

Composer-lyricist David Yazbek will join the in-store performance and signing of the show’s original Broadway cast recording at the Upper West Side location.

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Union Theatre revives Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, full cast announced

Do gentlemen really prefer blondes? The Union Theatre seeks to answer the question as it revives the classic Broadway musical that also spawned the classic film. Who’ll play the blonde bom…

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Pretty Woman the musical comes to the Piccadilly Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Pretty Woman the musical is to play a strictly limited engagement at the Piccadilly Theatre from February 2020 This post Pretty Woman the musical comes to the Piccadilly Thea…

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Splinter by Arts Review

Tales of missing children have always held a terrible fascination. Celtic folklore chilled the bones of many a superstitious new mother with stories of babies stolen from their beds by envio…

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Monday, September 9, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

American Moor by Wendy Caster

When Keith Hamilton Cobb first took an acting class, he wanted to play Titania from A Midsummer Night's Dream. His acting teacher said no. Cobb continued to make creative suggestions; his t…

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Critic Kate Maltby: Ignore the sensationalist headlines and have sensible conversations by Kate Maltby

Sometimes, when I want to cry, I look up the latest arts stories coming out of Britain’s major news outlets. Not the

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Lyn Gardner: As children go back to school, so should their local theatres by Lyn Gardner

I always love the first couple of weeks of September when theatre has a back-to-school vibe. There is nothing like the start

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (September 9-15) by Natasha Tripney

HighTide Festival – Aldeburgh, Suffolk The Suffolk festival of new writing features a line-up including The Stage Edinburgh Awards winners Nigel Barrett

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Betrayal **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward September 9. 2019: Performing a Harold Pinter play is a delicate balance to borrow a phrase from the similarly difficult-to-mount Edward Albee. Pinter’s cryptic char…

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Haryanto Adikoesoemo: ‘Art can make us a better society’

The Indonesian businessman and collector believes in the power of art

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Big Yellow Taxi — Joni Mitchell’s environmental anthem has been recycled many times

The singer’s hit came at a time of pollution disasters and rising anguish about the planet

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Unbelievable, Netflix is a new drama based on a shocking rape case

The poignant series features a heartbreaking performance from Kaitlyn Dever as a woman dismissed by police

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What If Rabbis Were Kung Fu Fighting? - A new physical theatre piece turns the Talmud into a butt-kicking adventure

A new physical theatre piece turns the Talmud into a butt-kicking adventure---What do an ancient Jewish holy book and Chinese kung fu flicks have in common? More than you might realize accor…

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West End Welcomes New Phantom as The Phantom of the Opera Heads Into 34th Year by Andrew Gans

Several new cast members join the hit production at Her Majesty’s Theatre September 9.

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Episode 602 -- Ernie Pruneda: Unleashed! by Joel B. New

Each week leading up to the October 6th concert premiere of Monkey Trouble Unleashed! at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre, I'm releasing a brand new episode of Something New: A Musical Theatre Pod…

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