Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Rialto Chatter: Will West End Star Jac Yarrow Bring JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT To Broadway?

the acclaimed West End revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat could be gearing up for a Broadway transfer.

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: Andy Blankenbuehler Directs FIVE POINTS Featuring Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber, And More At Feinstein's/54 Below

On Monday September 16th the new musical Five Points delivered a sold-out concert at Feinsteins/54 Below! 

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Intimacy Direction Panel by LA Stage Alliance

Intimacy Directors are professionally trained to oversee scenes involving intimacy, nudity, and sexual content. Meet our amazing panelists who will be joining us this Saturday, Sept 21st for…

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“Today Hamlet, tomorrow a supernumerary (walk-on actor), but even as a supernumerary you must become an artist.”  (MLIA)

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Frozen, Aladdin & The Lion King Celebrate 20 Years of Good Morning America with a Lively Performance by

ABC's Good Morning America has been delighting TV viewers for officially two decades, and what better way to celebrate the morning show's milestone than with a performance from the best of …

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Learn About the Fantastical Stage Adaptation of Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief, Starring Chris McCarrell by

Based on the popular book of the same name, The Lightning Thief arrives on Broadway as a rollicking stage musical.

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Starring Laurie Metcalf & Rupert Everett by

Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming star-packed revival of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? The new production, directed by two-time Tony winner Joe Mantello, will play t…

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American Idol winner Nick Fradiani stops by HQ to chat about joining the A Bronx Tale national tour with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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Tony Awards Set 2020 Date at Radio City Music Hall by Andy Lefkowitz

Mark your calendar! The 74th Annual Tony Awards will be held at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2020. Nominations for Broadway's biggest honor will be announced on April 28, 2020. The offi…

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So Exciting! Broadway Blockbuster Moulin Rouge! The Musical Will Launch a U.S. Tour in November 2020 by Ryan Gilbert

Because they can, can, can! Yes, they can, can, can! Moulin Rouge! The Musical, currently playing at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre, will launch a North American touring production in the …

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Sea Wall/A Life, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Tom Sturridge, to Be Recorded by Audible by Andy Lefkowitz

In advance of concluding its limited Broadway run, producers of Sea Wall/A Life have announced that the acclaimed production will be recorded for release by Audible. Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom …

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Billy Porter Belts Out 'I Will Survive' on The Late Late Show with James Corden by

Billy Porter sure knows how to make a grand entrance. The Tony-winning Kinky Boots star and Emmy-nominated Pose standout did just that on the September 18 episode of The Late Late Show with …

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Backstage at Ain't Too Proud with Jawan M. Jackson, Episode 4: Hello, Sisters! by

Ain't Too Proud star Jawan M. Jackson checks in with more pals backstage and then heads to the Circle of Sisters Expo, where he gets some face time with Deborah Cox.

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A Bronx Tale Tour Star Nick Fradiani on His Dinner with Chazz Palminteri by Caitlin Moynihan

A Bronx Tale is hitting the road yet again, and this time with American Idol winner Nick Fradiani leading the show as Lorenzo, a role that was played on Broadway by Richard H. Blake. This ma…

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Odds & Ends: Tony-Winning Oklahoma! to Hold Benefit Performance for Actors Fund & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Tony-Winning Oklahoma! to Hold Benefit Performance for Actors Fund The cast of the Tony-winning revival of Oklahoma! is givi…

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Suddenly Mj! Pose's Mj Rodriguez on Her Star Turn in Little Shop of Horrors and the Broadway Dream Role She'd 'Act a Fool In' by Paul Wontorek

Thirty-seven years after first bowing off-Broadway, suddenly Seymour, Audrey and a mean green mother of a plant and are everywhere. A new staging of Little Shop of Horrors, the classic music…

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Review: ‘Novenas’ Offers Prayers for a Hospital That Died by Jesse Green

The epicenter of New York’s AIDS epidemic, St. Vincent’s (1849-2010) is the subject of a memorial service that’s also a play.

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Milton’s Shakespeare Was Just a Trans-Atlantic Tweet Away by Jon Hurdle and Jennifer Schuessler

A scholar in England suspected annotations in a First Folio at the Free Library of Philadelphia were John Milton’s, so he connected the dots with someone who had studied the work for a dec…

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Today on Broadway: Friday, September 20, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Friday News Dump: Tonys Date, “Moulin Rouge!” Tour, “Xanada” Tour Canceled, “Sea Wall / A Life” Recorded, and Much More! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Norma by Arts Review

Lauded as the Everest of opera, the cast of this production certainly rose to the technical demands of Bellini’s Norma. The show is challenging both vocally and dramatically. Such a scanda…

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Review: Amsterdam at by Lizzie Loveridge

n his first production for the Actors Touring Company, the Orange Tree and Theatre Royal Plymouth, Matthew Xia directs the storytellers. . . .

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Review: Wives| at by Deirdre Donovan

Despite this time trsveling comedy's flaws, Jaclyn Backhaus still drives home an urgent message here about patriarchal tropes and how they can insidiously infect a marriage and undo a…

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Fern Hill at 59e59 Theaters by Sandi Durell

  by Carol Rocamora   If you dread the idea of assisted living, don’t worry – you’re not alone. Join the hip over-sixty crowd hanging out on 59e59 Theater’s A stage these days. The…

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Review: Fern Hill at by Elyse Sommer

Michael Tucker's dramedy adds up to a pleasant two hours, thanks to excellent actors

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Griffin Theatre Company to farewell Artistic Director Lee Lewis by Arts Review

After more than six years of artistic vision Griffin Theatre Company’s Artistic Director Lee Lewis will depart to take the helm at Queensland Theatre, leaving behind a lasting and powerful…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Fern Hill: Trouble Down on the Farm by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★ Come for actors John Glover and Mark Linn-Baker; leave with playwright Michael Tucker’s recipe for spaghetti with clam sauce The post Fern Hill: Trouble Down on the Farm appeared fi…

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Fern Hill: Old Friends, Getting Older by Elysa Gardner

★★★ Michael Tucker's play considers marriage and friendship in our golden years The post Fern Hill: Old Friends, Getting Older appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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VIDEO: Watch Iain Armitage Talk About His New Pet Hamster on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN

Child actor and theatre critic Iain Armitage stopped by 'Live with Kelly and Ryan' to talk about the hamster he got for his birthday. Watch the clip below!

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Review: ‘Isn’t It Romantic’ by [email protected] by Leandra Lynn

Isn’t It Romantic, written by Wendy Wasserstein and directed by Arielle Katz, follows Janie Blumberg (Elizabeth A. Weiss) and Harriet Cornwall (Betsy Ryan), both in their late 20s and both…

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Review: ‘NSO Pops: Maxwell: A Night at the Symphony’ at the Kennedy Center by Ramona Harper

There’s something way-cool seeing a full classical orchestra accompany a cornrowed, ponytailed R&B crooner in a bow-tied tux on the stage of the hallowed Concert Hall of the Kennedy Ce…

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VIDEO: Billy Porter & Kirsten Dunst Talk First Kisses on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN

After James Corden asked Billy Porter about acting in his first sex scene, Kirsten Dunst recalled her first kiss, which many think was with Brad Pitt in 'Interview with a Vampire.' Turns out…

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National Tour Of XANADU Featuring 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Stars Put On Hold

The National Tour of the Tony Award-nominated roller-skating smash hit musical Xanadu, has announced an indefinite postponement.

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Bay Area Halloween events for 2019 by Lisa Herendeen

ALAMEDA Monsters Bash: 7:30 p.m.-11:59 p.m. Oct. 26, USS Hornet Museum, 707 W. Hornet Ave., Pier 3. Costume contest, no-host bar, food vendors, haunted corridor, live music and dancing. $35.…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Novenas for A Lost Hospital Review: St. Vincent’s In Greenwich Village, from Cholera to AIDS by New York Theater

How do people care for one another in dangerous times? That’s the still-relevant question underlying this beautiful, sad, enraging, uplifting, and awesomely staged theater piece that sweep…

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VIDEO: Jason Robert Brown and Carolee Carmello Revisit PARADE In Honor of Hal Prince

Jason Robert Brown and Carolee Carmello reunite to perform 'All the Wasted Time' from the Hal Prince-directed musical, Parade

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UK Performers Union Calls For Radical Overhaul Of The Country’s Arts Infrastructure by Artsjournal

Equity describes the policy as one that aims to “promote sustainable, optimistic and fulfilling careers” for its members and other arts workers. To achieve this, it claims a “radical o…

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Playwrights’ Center is hiring! by Artsjournal

The Playwrights’ Center, located in Minneapolis, MN, is currently accepting applications for two positions, General Manager and Director of Marketing and Communications.

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Vice President of Education by Artsjournal

Blumenthal's Mission: To present the best in the performing arts and in partnership with others, share and employ the arts as a major catalyst to strengthen education, build community cohesi…

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Off-Broadway Review: “Fern Hill” at 59E59 Theaters by David Roberts

Part group therapy, part intervention, part Doctors Phil and Ruth, “Fern Hill,” currently running at 59E59 Theaters through Sunday October 20, 2019, rehearses the events at Sunny’s (Ji…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

‘Betrayal’ stars Hiddleston, Cox dish on being total theater geeks by Michael Riedel

Who knew Loki and Daredevil are the biggest theater geeks in town? Tom Hiddleston (Loki) and Charlie Cox (Daredevil) are starring in the spare — but scorching — revival of Harold Pinter…

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Meet the Cast of THE ROSE TATTOO- Now in Previews!

This is one Tennessee Williams woman you won't soon forget. Marisa Tomei plays Serafina, a widow who rekindles her desire for love, lust and life in the arms of a fiery suitor. Get to know t…

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A Brief History Of Being Famous by Artsjournal

There are two ways of telling the story of celebrity, and both are true. The first narrative holds celebrity to be a modern invention. There were always famous people, but they made their na…

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Feast your eyes on these art exhibitions by S. Nicole Lane

This fall has plenty to offer from spaces big (Navy Pier) and small (Pilsen's Baby Blue Gallery). Every September Navy Pier is flooded with gallerygoers from Ch…

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Class Notes: From “Novenas for a Lost Hospital,” Daniella Topol by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Daniella Topol, director of “Novenas for a Lost Hospital” playing off-Broadway at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. Class notes actively covers New…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Breaking News: Maltz Theatre Withdraws From Carbonells by Bill Hirschman

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre, one of the state’s most artistically and fiscally successful companies, has withdrawn its upcoming shows from consideration for Carbonell Awards for the coming s…

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No Foreigners explores the culture that is a suburban Chinese mall, ingeniously and in detail by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Voice actors, wooden figurines and projections dramatize a sometimes confusing story at touring play now at Toronto’s Theatre Centre.

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Boise Contemporary Theater Announces Season With 2 World Premieres by American Theatre Editors

The 2019-2020 season will feature a new musical about the gay community of 1955 Boise.

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The music of play The Band’s Visit warrants an encore by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

You’ll wish to hear even more of the winning songs of this show at the Ed Mirvish Theatre.

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New York City Center, Play Group Theatre, Virginia Stage Company, Florida Studio Theatre, More in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 9/19

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 9/19/2019 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

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Photo/Video: Get A First Look At The Broadway-Bound CAGNEY at Pioneer Theatre Company

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Broadway-bound production of Cagney, based on the life of Academy Award® winner James Cagney, launches Pioneer Theatre Company's (Artistic Director, Ka…

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Broadway Podcast Network Launches to Consolidate Theatre Podcasts

Tony and Emmy-award-winning Broadway producer and filmmaker Dori Berinstein (The Prom, Legally Blonde, ShowBusiness: The Road To Broadway) and podcast host/producer & engineer Alan Seale…

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Should England’s Cathedrals Be The New Cultural Centers? by Artsjournal

“We look at cathedrals returning to being the cultural hubs that they once were. Each cathedral around the country is desperately looking for a cultural agenda for their own sustainability…

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Walter Gropius, The Great Survivor/Modernist by Artsjournal

“It was a balancing act of extraordinary deftness that only someone with strong self-discipline and steely ambition could pull off. Yet history has not dealt kindly with Gropius, especiall…

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Rise Of The Anti-Meritocracy by Artsjournal

“An attack on meritocracy is invariably an attack on higher education, where meritocrats get sorted and credentialed. So the turn against meritocracy prompts big questions. Has meritocracy…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

BWW Interview: Imelda Staunton Talks Starring in the DOWNTON ABBEY Film

Imelda Staunton joined the world of Downton Abbey for the upcoming feature film, out in theaters this Friday. In the film, Staunton plays Maud Bagshaw, a lady in waiting to Queen Mary.

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(Chabon’s article appeared in the New York Review of Books, 9/26 issue)  This essay will appear in somewhat different form in Fight of the Century, edited by Michael Chabon and Ayelet Wa…

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United Solo, World’s Largest Solo Theatre Festival, Opens in NYC September 19 by Olivia Clement

The festival, now celebrating its 10th anniversary, runs through November 24.

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The Exhibition That Made, And Almost Wrecked, Francis Bacon’s Career by Artsjournal1

His 1970 solo show at the Grand Palais in Paris meant to establish Bacon in the very highest echelons of living painters — even, he hoped, as a peer to Picasso. Then his erstwhile lover, t…

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Invent A Better Book? Maybe We Don’t Need To by Artsjournal

“In hindsight, we can see how rarely one technology supersedes another: the rise of the podcast makes clear that video didn’t doom audio any more than radio ended reading. Yet in 1913, a…

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VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda, George Salazar, And More Tell Their Stories on My Broadway Story Season Two

The Broadway League has just released season two of its video series, My Broadway Story, with Viva Broadway. Check out all of the videos to hear stage favorites including Lin-Manuel Miranda,…

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Exclusive Video: First Look at the Cast of THE KING'S SPEECH at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Chicago Shakespeare's production of The King's Speech is now on stage and we've got an exclusive first look at the production!

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Meet the Cast of LINDA VISTA- Now in Previews!

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts takes a brutally comedic look at Wheeler, a 50-year-old divorcee in the throes of a mid-life spiral. Get to know the cast below as they begin…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Bianca Marroquin, Samantha Massell, Luis Salgado, More Set for September 29 Hispanic Heritage Month Concert by Andrew Gans

Ana Villafañe hosts the El Conjunto series at the W Living Room Times Square.

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Laurie Kynaston on Going Through a Tough Adolescence in Florian Zeller's The Son in the West End by Matt Wolf

The French writer Florian Zeller is rarely long absent from the London or New York stage. On Broadway he is represented at the moment by the transfer from the West End of The Height of the S…

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The Hip Hop Nutcracker Will Return to the Road This Holiday Season by Adam Hetrick

Lortel Award-winning KPOP choreographer Jennifer Weber helms the production that blends Tchaikovsky’s original work with rap and hip hop.

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VIDEO: Cher Performs 'Waterloo' on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT

Oscar, Emmy and Grammy Award-winning actress, singer, and entertainment icon Cher took to the America's Got Talent stage during last night's finale with performance of 'Waterloo'!

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Six Questions with Ann Kittredge

By popular demand following a hugely well-received show in May, Ann Kittredge brings Fancy Meeting You Here: An Evening of Ahrens & Flaherty back to Feinstein’s/54 Below on Tuesday, Septem…

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Dep Kirkland’s MsTRIAL, About Consent and the Law, to Premiere Off-Broadway by Playbill Staff

The play, first seen in 2002, will premiere Off-Broadway this fall.

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A Trove of 20 “Treasure Islands” by Trav S.D.

Last year we observed Talk Like a Pirate Day with a glimpse at my five favorite pirate performers. Today we give a shout out to one of my favorite books as a child, Robert Louis Stevenson’…

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Ernest Truex: from “Child Wonder” to “Kick the Can” by Trav S.D.

I only became aware of stage and screen actor Ernest Truex (1889-1973) recently, when I learned that he was one of the colony of well-known showpeople who lived in Great Neck during the 1920…

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From Providence: Its Prince Proves a Pretender by Bob Verini

★★ A city celebrates its legendary political rascal, leaving open why he should matter to the rest of us The post From Providence: Its Prince Proves a Pretender appeared first on New Yor…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

The Best Dance Of The 21st Century (So Far) by Artsjournal

Be wary of lists such as these. The Guardian attempts to select the best dance this century. But with dance spread out all over the world, can a critic (or group of them) choose (let alone j…

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How Walt Whitman Hid A Dozen Same-Sex Love Poems In Plain Sight, And How A Researcher Found Them by Artsjournal1

Whitman wrote a sequence of poems title “Live Oak, With Moss” — inspired, scholars believe, by his romance with one Fred Vaughan — but scattered them throughout his 1860 edition of L…

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The Simple Structure That All Human Languages Share by Artsjournal

Sentences and phrases of human languages, all human languages, have an inaudible and invisible hierarchical structure. When we are children, we impose this structure on the sequences of soun…

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New York Pops Launches Carnegie Hall Season Oct. 18 with Jeremy Jordan

The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, opens its 2019a?"2020 Carnegie Hall season on Friday, October 18 at 8:00 p.m.

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Review Roundup: BECOMING NANCY Starring Zachary Sayle, Jessica Vosk, and More!

The new musical. Becoming Nancy, is currently playing at Alliance Theatre! Get a first look at the show in these all new photos!

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Upcoming N.Y.C. Auditions for Beetlejuice, Waitress, Dear Evan Hansen, and More by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with these Equity calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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Ann Kittredge Celebrates Ahrens and Flaherty September 24 by Mark Peikert

The cabaret artist talks about dedicating an entire evening to the songwriting duo at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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Celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day With These Shows by Dan Meyer

Stephanie J. Block in The Pirate Queen, Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance, and Christian Borle in Peter and the Starcatcher are just a few reasons to shout “Argh!” on Sept…

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How Far to Hope: A Review of Oslo at TimeLine Theatre Company and Broadway In Chicago by Ben Kaye

J.T. Rogers’ Tony-Award winning play about the back-channel negotiations of the Oslo Accords in 1993 isn’t naive about its subject but nevertheless contains a glimmer of hope.

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Top 14 Most Produced Plays in 2019-2020…and 22 most produced playwrights in America by New York Theater

“A Doll’s House, Part 2” by Lucas Hnath and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Simon Stephens have tied as the most produced plays scheduled for the 2019-2020 season,…

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Betty Corwin, Who Saved Broadway Performances For Posterity, Dead At 98 by Artsjournal1

The Theater on Film and Tape Archive at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts “was the charismatic Ms. Corwin’s baby. She proposed it to the library in 1969 and, told that …

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Russia’s Culture Minister Called Comic Books Stupid. Sales Soared by Artsjournal

Dmitry Yakovlev, head of one of Russia’s leading indie comic producers, the St Petersburg-based Bumkniga, was unfazed by the minister’s dig. “Medinsky’s comment was pure stupidity, t…

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A New Library In Queens Is Terrific. So Why Can’t New York Build More Like This? by Artsjournal

“Compact, at 22,000 square feet and 82 feet high, the library is among the finest and most uplifting public buildings New York has produced so far this century. It also cost something nort…

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OKLAHOMA! Adds Performance Benefitting The Actors Fund

The Actors Fund announced that Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma is holding a special ninth performance this Sunday, September 22, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. to benefit The Actors Fund at the Cir…

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Lucy Ellinson: ‘Theatre is a pretty unforgiving world for a young female actor’ by Natasha Tripney

As she takes on the title role in a gender-swapped Macbeth, her second time starring in a Shakespeare play and her latest

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Review: Fern Hill by Elyse Trevers

Some plays are age specific and attract a certain demographic. “Fern Hill,” written by actor-playwright Michael Tucker (L.A. Law,) deals with three couples who are long-time friends. The…

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Broadway Green Alliance to Host E-Waste Drive in Times Square by Noah Mutterperl

Broadway industry members and patrons are encouraged to donate electronic waste at the September 25 event.

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Gyllenhaal and Sturridge Preserve Sea Wall/A Life for Audible by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

With just a week left to catch the Broadway production of Sea Wall/A Life at the Hudson Theatre, theatre fans will be excited to learn that stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge will prese…

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Brooklyn Reefer Madness Screening to Feature Ethan Slater, Original Star Christian Campbell, More by Emily Selleck

The 2005 cult favorite will be celebrated at Brooklyn's House of Yes.

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VIDEO: On This Day, September 19- Happy Birthday, Stephanie J. Block!

On this day we're sending a loving birthday shout out to Tony Award-winner, Stephanie J. Block.

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From Oklahoma! via Cats to Falsettos: My Stagey Week by Philip Dehany

It’s been another crazy busy Stagey week. I moved flats, travelled to Chichester, Kilworth, and Dartford, saw five shows, two cabarets, interviewed nine people and had a very early start o…

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Helltrap Nightmare wishes Chicago a fond, freaky farewell by Anna White

The weirdo-comedy staples perform a sold-out show before heading west. The first Helltrap Nightmare I attended was in 2016, in the bar half of Cafe Mustache. Sar…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

New York City Ballet Kicks Off the Season With Homegrown World Premieres by Terry Trucco

Choreographers Lauren Lovette and Edwaard Liang talk about the new works they've created for the company.

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SEA WALL / A LIFE Will Be Recorded by Audible

Audible today announced that it will record the Broadway hit Sea Wall/A Life, starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony Award nominee Tom Sturridge, two of the finest actors o…

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Review: Tech Support by Elyse Trevers

Writers have long been fascinated with time travel. Characters go back in time to try to change things (“Back To The Future.”) and sometimes even meet famous people. Sometimes they go fo…

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Broadway Oklahoma! Adds Special Performance Benefiting The Actors Fund by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-winning revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical continues at the Circle in the Square Theatre.

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The 74th Annual Tony Awards Set to Air June 7, 2020 by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The 74th Annual Tony Awards may seem like a long ways away, but the planning that goes into the annual event starts almost immediately after the last awards ceremony concludes. The preparati…

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Watch Jake Gyllenhaal Perform a Monologue About Becoming a Father & Losing His Own From Broadway’s Sea Wall/A Life

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal perform a moving section from Broadway's Sea Wall/A Life.

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Moulin Rouge! to Play Chicago by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The red windmill will soon be spinning in the Windy City when the hit Broadway production Moulin Rouge! The Musical makes its way to Chicago next year. A limited-engagement of the jukebox mu…

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MOULIN ROUGE! Will Hit the Road and Launch National Tour in 2020

Moulin Rouge! The Musical announced today that the first North American tour will run technical rehearsals and premiere at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans in November 2020, followed by a …

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For The Second Time, Thieves Try And Fail To Steal An Anselm Kiefer Sculpture by Artsjournal1

Two burglars cut through a fence at the artist’s Paris property and tried to take apart one of his sculptures made from the now-removed old lead roof of Cologne Cathedral, probably to sell…

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Management Strategy for Arts and Cultural Executives by Artsjournal

The DeVos Institute invites applications for its Global Arts Management Fellowship – a three-year, cohort-based intensive for arts and cultural executives. Apply by Nov. 15.

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How Problematic Is ‘Porgy And Bess’ In 2019? by Artsjournal1

Is it a sensitive portrait of a segregated Black community? Or is it a parade of stereotypes performed in embarrassing dialect? Is it a triumph of the American melting pot, with the sons of …

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Eight Operas About The Black American Experience That Are By Black Composers by Artsjournal1

“Though they’ve been ignored or underheard, African-American composers have long been crafting ambitious music dramas. Some of the works cited below exist in complete editions, ready to …

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At 94, Director Peter Brook Still Keeps A Schedule That’s ‘Terrifying’ by Artsjournal1

His career goes all the way back to 1946 at Stratford, through a 1970 Midsummer Night’s Dream and a nine-hour Mahabharata from the ’80s that arguably changed theatre history, to a new bo…

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A New City-Wide Dance Festival Is Coming To Los Angeles by Artsjournal1

“Dance moguls Debbie Allen and Nigel Lythgoe are organizing a new two-week festival next spring” — titled, simply, the Los Angeles International Dance Festival — “featuring local a…

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Audiences Prefer Disabled Actors In Disabled Roles: Study by Artsjournal1

“Findings from the Ruderman Family Foundation’s just released effort, Disability Inclusion in Movies and Television, show that … 55% would like to see characters with disabilities port…

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Orchestras Struggling? These Regional Groups Are Doing Just Fine, Says Anne Midgette by Artsjournal1

“Are orchestras dying? These smaller groups are alive and well … The … orchestras presented below offer perhaps five programs a year, with freelance professional players, on a fraction…

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The Man Who Would Be Beckett by Artsjournal

Bill Irwin finds Beckett’s remarkable use of language something of a balm at a time when the use of words has grown so imprecise. “Our culture runs away from words,” he bemoaned. “It…

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New York City To Build Performing Arts Center Dedicated To Immigrants by Artsjournal1

“Last week, the city announced that it has committed $15 million to fund the design and construction of the Immigrant Research and Performing Arts Center in Inwood, the northernmost neighb…

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NEWS: Cast announced for the London transfer of Glenn Chandler’s The Good Scout by Featured Content

Casting is now confirmed for the London transfer of The Good Scout, the latest Glenn Chandler Edinburgh Festival hit to transfer to London's Above the Stag Theatre. Time to get booking!

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Breaking: 74th Annual Tony Awards Book a Date at Radio City Music Hall for 2020 Ceremony!

The Tony Awards announced today that they will return to the legendary Radio City Music Hall in New York City, for the 74th Annual Tony Awards, on Sunday, June 7, 2020. The American Theatre …

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Watch the Trailer for New Dance Documentary Cunningham by Noah Mutterperl

The film highlights the career of choreographer Merce Cunningham.

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Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge to record Sea Wall/A Life as Audible production by Nick Romano

With its latest project, Audible is continuing its efforts to make theater more accessible to the public. Sea Wall/A Life stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge will record their critically…

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‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’ Announces North American Tour; New Orleans, Chicago Top Itinerary by Greg Evans

Moulin Rouge! The Musical, one of the biggest Broadway hits in recent seasons, will take its hits on the road next year, with tech rehearsals for the first North American tour premiering in …

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In Truthiness: A Review of Dana H. at Goodman Theatre by Brian Hieggelke

A world premiere of Lucas Hnath's most truthful play, one about his mother's kidnapping. Or is it?

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

‘Moulin Rouge!’ announces North American tour, Chicago engagement by Caitlin Huston

The “Moulin Rouge!” musical will launch a North American tour in 2020, which includes a 10-week engagement in Chicago. The tour will begin technical rehearsals and premiere in New Orlean…

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A Look Back at the History of The Rose Tattoo On Stage & Screen

Learn about the remarkable women who starred in Tennessee Williams' The Rose Tattoo.

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Casting Announced for World-Premiere Musical Broadbend, Arkansas Off-Broadway by Adam Hetrick

The musical traces the experience of an African-American family over three generations.

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Watch Highlights From Chicago Premiere of Bernhardt/Hamlet by Dan Meyer

The Goodman Theatre production of Theresa Rebeck’s play began September 14, starring Terri McMahon.

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Rent Plays Queens' Secret Theatre Beginning September 19 by Andrew Gans

The Pulitzer Prize-winning Jonathan Larson musical continues through October 6 in Long Island City.

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Sea Wall/A Life to Be Released on Audible by Olivia Clement

The monologue plays, starring Tom Sturridge and Jake Gyllenhaal, will be recorded and made available on the audio platform.

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Ofcom calls for ‘transformation’ in TV diversity as report reveals class bias by Georgia Snow

People working in the UK television industry are twice as likely to have attended a private school than other workers, regulator Ofcom

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Broadway’s Tony Awards Make Date With Radio City Music Hall For 2020 Broadcast by Greg Evans

Broadway’s big night has been set for Sunday, June 7, 2020, when the 74th Annual Tony Awards return to New York’s iconic Radio City Music Hall, producers announced today. The televised a…

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Bristol Old Vic launches parent and baby performances by Ruth Comerford

Bristol Old Vic has announced it is introducing baby-friendly performances to make its work more accessible for parents and carers who may

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Theatres nationwide in line for multimillion pound boost in high street regeneration scheme by Georgia Snow

Theatres in Wigan, Leeds and Lancaster are among the cultural buildings that could benefit from millions of pounds of regeneration funding from

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The Cast of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Loved Disco Long Before Joining the Tour by Noah Mutterperl

Cast and creatives of the Summer North American tour share their most-loved Donna songs, favorite moments in the show, and more.

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Moulin Rouge! Musical to Launch National Tour in 2020 by Ryan McPhee

The stage adaptation of the 2001 film made its Broadway premiere this summer.

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Tony Winners Betty Buckley and Donna McKechnie, More Set for Season 2 of The Fabulous Invalid Podcast by Dan Meyer

The Broadway podcast launches its new slate September 19.

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A BRONX TALE National Tour Announces Full Casting and Dates

Full casting has been announced for the 2019a?"2020 North American Tour of A BRONX TALE. Completing the cast is Martin Bonventre, Hallie Brevetti, Lauren Celentano, Tyler Dema, Bryan Dougher…

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Tony Awards set ceremony and eligibility dates by Caitlin Huston

The 74th Annual Tony Awards will be held at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2020.  The ceremony will be broadcast on CBS, as has been the case since 1978. Nominations will be announced on …

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A Doll’s House, Part 2 and Curious Incident Top American Theatre’s List of Most-Produced Plays by Olivia Clement

Lauren Yee is featured twice on the annual list from the national theatre publication.

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Broadway Podcast THE FABULOUS INVALID Launches Season 2 Today With Betty Buckley

On the one-year anniversary of their very first episode, the Broadway podcast The Fabulous Invalid launches Season Two today with Tony Award winner, two-time Emmy and Grammy Award nominee, a…

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To Kill a Mockingbird Executive Producers Sue Wagner and John Johnson Launch Production Company by Adam Hetrick

Upcoming projects include the musical adaptation of Almost Famous.

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VIDEO: THE LION KING, ALADDIN, and FROZEN Perform Special Mash-Up on GMA

The casts of Disney on Broadway's 'The Lion King,' 'Aladdin' and 'Frozen' took to Times Square on Thursday morning to perform a special mash-up to pay tribute to a?oeGood Morning America's 2…

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Date Set for 2020 Tony Awards by Ryan McPhee

The 74th annual ceremony will take place at Radio City Music Hall.

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Make class discrimination illegal to address inequality in industry – Equity by Giverny Masso

Class discrimination should be made unlawful and organisations must be forced to report class pay gaps to address inequality in the industry,

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Jake Gyllenhaal & Tom Sturridge To Record Broadway’s ‘Sea Wall/A Life’ As Audible Original Production by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Sea Wall/A Life, the lauded Broadway production starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge, will be recorded and released as an Audible Original production, Audible announced toda…

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’True testament to the power of music & storytelling’: WHAT GIRLS ARE MADE OF – Soho Theatre ★★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

Loud, bold & full of heart, What Girls Are Made Of is full of dynamic performances – a true testament to the power of music & storytelling.

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Did you know Broadway has a loyalty program? And why you should have one too.

One of my favorite theater reporters wrote an article for the Associated Press recently and with the headline alone, he nailed something that I had been thinking for years: A Broadway Secret…

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Nominees announced for inaugural Black British Theatre Awards!

The West End is finally getting the diversity it deserves with the arrival of the inaugural Black British Theatre Awards, which will recognise black talent in the performing arts all across…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

National Theatre actors and staff to walk out in climate demonstration by Georgia Snow

Staff and actors at the National Theatre will walk out of work tomorrow and join a major environmental strike, calling for more

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Broadway Licensing Acquires Rights to THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION

Broadway Licensing has acquired the performance rights to The Shawshank Redemption, adapted by Owen O'Neill and Dave Johns from Stephen King's novel and subsequent film.

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Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 9/19/19. by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 9/19/19. “American Underground” sets world premiere at Barrington Stage; Philip Glass opens the UMass Fine Arts Center season, and arts news for WMass an No…

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Jagged Little Pill Collaborators Diane Paulus and Diablo Cody, Disney's Thomas Schumacher, More Set for Business of Broadway Breakfast by Dan Meyer

The annual event celebrates the theatre industry, coinciding with the unveiling of Variety's Broadway Players to Watch list.

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Cast Complete for National Tour of A Bronx Tale by Andrew Gans

The production, featuring American Idol winner Nick Fradiani, kicks off in October.

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Watch Disney’s Broadway Stars Perform a Medley From The Lion King, Aladdin and Frozen by Emily Selleck

Caissie Levy, Michael James Scott, and more sang “Circle of Life,” “Friend Like Me,” and “Let It Go” live on Good Morning America.

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Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo Begins Performances Off-Broadway September 19 by Playbill Staff

The show brings the 400-year-old Japanese traditional art of comic storytelling to New World Stages.

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Novenas for a Lost Hospital Opens at Rattlestick September 19 by Olivia Clement

The traveling production, which pays homage to St. Vincent's Hospital, is written by Cusi Cram and directed by Daniella Topol.

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Watch Tony Winner Billy Porter Make the Grandest of Entrances on Late Night TV by Dan Meyer

The Pose Emmy nominee dropped by The Late Late Show with James Corden to celebrate his 50th birthday.

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"...A Night I Will Never Forget." by Mo Brady

by Jessie Hooker-Bailey Natasha Yvette Williams, Jordin Spa…

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Exclusive Podcast: Broadway's Backbone with Bobby Steggert

After decades of obstacles and being told 'No' repeatedly, Broadway's Charlie Hodges met Twyla Tharp and his life changed forever. Charlie believes that if you love something, you should be …

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Eureka Day ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg September 19, 2019: A horrible comedy, or rather a comedy that runs amok with horrible behaviors, Eureka Day, Colt Coeur's new production at the Walkerspace in downtown…

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Jay McGuiness and cast at Gala Night for BIG The Musical

The West End is where wishes come true! Jay McGuiness, Kerry Ellis, David Shire, Amy Hart, and more made an appearance at BIG The Musical's Gala Night in aid of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Broadway’s The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical Sets Rush and Lottery Ticket Policies by Andrew Gans

Previews begin September 20 at the Longacre Theatre.

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Magic Time!: Maria Manuela Goyanes on ‘Fairview,’ Race, and What’s Next at Woolly Mammoth by John Stoltenberg

I saw Jackie Sibblies Drury’s Fairview opening night at Woolly, and I cannot stop thinking about its originality—not only in form but in intent. I’m not writing about the production—…

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WATCH: Kristin Chenoweth Reveals the Inspiration Behind Her New Album For the Girls by Roberto Araujo

The Emmy and Tony winner will also spotlight her favorite female singers in her new Broadway solo show of the same name.

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, September 19, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Ed Gero Delivers Stunning Performance as Falstaff in Shakespeare’s ‘Henry IV Part I’ at the Folger Shakespeare Theatre by Ravelle Brickman

Henry IV Part I, which opened at the Folger Shakespeare Theatre last week, is superb. (Click here for DCMTA’s review.) This production, starring Ed Gero, is equal to any I’ve seen. In fa…

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7 amazing Bay Area things to do this weekend, Sept. 20-22 by Randy McMullen, Jackie Burrell

Got weekend plans? Have we got some ideas, from a huge dog festival to Janet Jackson to some of the best dancers in the world -- and Downton Abbey!

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Woolly Mammoth’s new artistic director brings Pulitzer-winning ‘Fairview’ to D.C. by Thomas Floyd

The bold interrogation of race in America opens the theater company’s 2019-2020 season.

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Don’t Miss: A Reimagined ‘Antigone’ at Park Avenue Armory by Matthew Wexler

Famed Japanese director Satoshi Miyagi creates a new version of this fabled mythology that looks at "Antigone" through the prism of Japanese culture. The post Don’t Miss: A Reimagined ‘…

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7 Reasons to Celebrate the Broadway Premiere of Linda Vista by Dan Meyer

Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts’ new play begins previews at the Helen Hayes Theatre September 19.

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La Complejidad De Mi Ciudad by Carl(os) Roa

By Carl(os) Roa. Carl(os) Roa reflects on the 2019 Latinx Theatre Commons Miami Regional Convening, which took place between 12 and 14 July.

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

This Actor Is Making A Giant Spash As The Drag Queen In ‘Glow’ by Jeryl Brunner

Kevin Cahoon left a blockbuster Broadway hit to be a stand by in an off-Broadway show. That risk transformed his career.

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Faith, Hope and Charity at the National Theatre, London – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

Alexander Zeldin is the Ken Loach of theatre in the age of austerity. He had a hit in 2014 with Beyond Caring

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VIDEO: Billy Porter Makes a Grand Entrance on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN

Billy Porter was a guest on last night's episode of The Late Late Show, proving once again that he knows how to make a grand entrance.

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The Ten (Actually 14) Most-Produced Plays In The U.S. For 2019-20 by Artsjournal1

It’s a list packed with ties this season: A Doll’s House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time lead with a dozen productions each, there’s a two-…

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America’s 20 Most-Produced Playwrights In 2019-20 by Artsjournal1

Lauren Gunderson leads the list for the second time, this year with 33 productions. Lauren Yee is runner-up with 18, while Lucas Hnath is tied with Tennessee Williams for the third slot (17 …

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From Wicked to The Cher Show: Look Back at Stephanie J. Block Onstage by Playbill Staff

The Tony Winner celebrates her birthday September 19.

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Playbill Playlist: Soothing Broadway Tunes for Yoga and Meditation by Ruthie Fierberg

Whether you need a peaceful track for morning meditation or soundtrack for at-home yoga, Playbill’s Spotify playlist has you covered.

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First Look: Magic Goes Wrong at the Vaudeville Theatre

With the highly-anticipated premiere of Magic Goes Wrong now less than three months away, Mischief Theatre have given a small teaser of what's to come with the release of some first-look ph…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Review: The Gulf, Audrey Cefaly’s Delta drama by Jayne Blanchard

We’ve seen “Jaws.” We all know what an innocent fishing expedition can become. The stakes are more emotional than predatory in Audrey Cefaly’s intense and steamy one-act, The Gulf, r…

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I Am Her, a personal story that propelled this writer to take to the stage by Lorraine Treanor

For three nights in Woolly Mammoth Theatre’s classroom space, first-time playwright Amanda Moskowitz will be telling her story. The play, I Am Her, and performance were not part of this wr…

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Meet The World’s Most Unlikely Rock Stars, Mongolian Internet Sensation The Hu by Mark Beech

Meet the world’s most unlikely rock stars. They hail from Mongolia and they stick to their native tongue rather than English. They are collectively called The Hu. (Not The Who, though it i…

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Thespian Throwback: Report from the Rubble by Don Corathers

Looking back at the 1984 fire that gutted ITS offices The post Thespian Throwback: Report from the Rubble appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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The best things happening in Pittsburgh this weekend: Sept. 18-21

This weekend’s events music provided by two festivals: Highmark Blues and Heritage and Thrival.

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Reasons to Stay Alive review – striking staging of Matt Haig depression memoir by Michael Billington

Crucible, SheffieldThis dramatisation of the mental health bestseller takes a step towards removing the stigma from depression – though it’s no substitute for the book Depression is “i…

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#TBT: A Chorus Line: Original Broadway Cast Recording by JK

I make no secret that A Chorus Line is my all-time favorite musical. I've seen it so many times, I know most of the choreography, and can recite most of the line. So it probably will come a…

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Black British Theatre Awards – the nominations in full by Matthew Hemley

The nominees for the inaugural Black British Theatre Awards have been announced. Those up for an award include Sharon D Clarke, Lenny

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Government must spend more on culture and overhaul the Arts Council, says ‘utopian’ Equity blueprint by Matthew Hemley

Equity has called for a radical overhaul of UK arts and culture, insisting that government spending on the industry match the European

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Big the Musical at Dominion Theatre, London – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

This is Big. No, actually. This musical version of the much-loved 1988 American comedy film initially opened on Broadway in 1996, where

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Almanac: Thomas Harris on men and women by Terry Teachout

“She liked sex very much, but years ago she had learned something about men; most of them are terrified of entailing a burden.” Thomas Harris, Red Dragon

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‘Bizarre & beautifully poetic’: ANNA BELLA EEMA – Arcola Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

As the cast take on different characters in each other’s dreams and memories, their versatility shines and all three excel in their hauntingly comic performances. Anna Bella Eema is bizarr…

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25 RADical Days celebrate 25 years of saying thank you to taxpayers by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

More than 70 events and venues mark the anniversary of free public admissions to beneficiaries of Allegheny County tax revenue.

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Look Back at Eden Espinosa, Karen Olivo, and More in Brooklyn on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

With the announcement of the 15th anniversary reunion concert, look back at the original Broadway production.

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Endangered: Chicago’s ‘best’ postmodern building by Deanna Isaacs

Endangered: Chicago’s ‘best’ postmodern building Hello, global visitors to the third Chicago Architecture Biennial. Welcome!…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Hope Mill and the Lowry partner up for Cameron Mackintosh composer scheme by Matthew Hemley

Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester and the Lowry in Salford are to jointly host the next placement under the Cameron Mackintosh Resident

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Review: Hansard, National Theatre by Grace Patrick

Review: Hansard, National Theatre2.0starsIt’s the end of another strenuous week being a member of Maragret Thatcher’s cabinet in 1988, and Robin Hesketh (Alex Jennings) returns home to h…

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A Paris Theater Reopens, With Acrobats and Stunts by Laura Cappelle

The long-awaited spectacle that relaunched the Théâtre du Châtelet was cheerful, but disappointing.

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Macbeth review – ferocity and techno witches in gender-switched tragedy by Mark Fisher

Royal Exchange, ManchesterLucy Ellinson stars as a lean, mean and moody Macbeth in Christopher Haydon’s noisy, dystopian production, with Ony Uhiara as a high-spirited wife Let’s number …

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A Night in the Clink review at Clink Restaurant, Cardiff – ‘affecting and poignant prison drama’ by Nicholas Davies

The Clink is one of Cardiff’s best restaurants and, attached to the city’s prison, it’s staffed by prisoners in the last phase

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How a San Jose artist uses murals to talk about gentrification by Leonardo Castañeda

Juan Carlos Araujo has had as big an impact as anyone in San Jose on what the city looks like by helping bring an estimated 100 murals to the city.

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Speaking out about vocal injuries on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

“It was 11-part harmony for 90 minutes straight — and it tested the limits of every part of my vocal range.”  “In the moment of that show when it happened, I remember in my head goi…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Sadler’s Wells announces its Spring 2020 season by Kitty Underwood

Sadler's Wells has announced its Spring 2020 season this morning, featuring world premieres, UK premieres and 12 Sadler's Wells original productions. The post Sadler’s Wells announces its …

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Reasons to Stay Alive review at Crucible Studio, Sheffield – ‘handled with skill and sensitivity’ by John Murphy

Just as there are ‘unfilmable’ novels, it’s difficult to imagine how Matt Haig’s Reasons to Stay Alive could be adapted for the

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Wake Up With BWW 9/19: THE ROSE TATTOO Begins Previews, and More!

Today's top stories: The Rose Tattoo begins previews tonight, and more!

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Review: Preludes, Southwark Playhouse by Grace Patrick

Review: Preludes, Southwark Playhouse 2.0stars Preludes, a new musical with the book, music and lyrics all created by Dave Malloy, takes its audience on a journey through the life and creati…

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Review: Chiaroscuro, Bush Theatre by Olivia Gibbs-Fairley

Review: Chiaroscuro, Bush Theatre5.0starsChiaroscuro is the first play directed by Lynette Linton in her role as the new Artistic Director of the Bush Theatre. While Chiaroscuro may be Linto…

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Macbeth review at Royal Exchange, Manchester – ‘Lucy Ellinson gives an arresting performance’ by Chris Bartlett

Three years on from the Donmar’s all-female Shakespeare trilogy and five years after Maxine Peake became the latest in a long line

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Michael Brandon, Brenda Edwards, Danielle Hope & Clare Halse complete the cast of White Christmas

Are you dreaming of a White Christmas featuring the talents of Danny Mac, Dan Burton, Michael Brandon, Brenda Edwards, Danielle Hope and Clare Halse? Then you are in for a treat when White C…

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‘Out of step & time’: BIG THE MUSICAL – West End by Anne Cox

Big, the film, holds a special place in everyone’s hearts but this musical version is out of step and time.

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‘Eerily compelling soundscape’: ANNA BELLA EEMA – Arcola Theatre by Ian Foster

The strange but spellbinding Anna Bella Eema makes for an intriguing trip to the Arcola Theatre.

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Andi Snelling by Arts Review

Who is Andi Snelling? A performer, writer and walking rainbow with a special love of physical theatre. Throw me a banana and I’ll happily slip on it. What would you do differently to what …

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In Circles by Lara Altunian

The post In Circles appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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You Should Be Dancing by Arts Review

A shiny, glitter studded, mega mix of the ultimate dancing moves, performance collective Everybody NOW presents You Should Be Dancing as part of the Darebin Speakeasy season at Northcote Tow…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Stage Right’s Comical WILD WOMEN Reveal Our Unspoken Dilemma by David Dow Bentley III

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III   “The People’s Critic” Who among us has not noticed the explosion, in recent years, of the growing industry of storage facilities designed to relieve us of …

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Giselle, West Australian Ballet by Deborah Jones

His Majesty’s Theatre, Perth, September 13 and 14. Was there ever a man who said his life’s ambition was to dance Hilarion? Probably not. He is the spurned lover in Giselle, a gamekeeper…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

KAWS: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness by Arts Review

Contemporary American artist KAWS (a.k.a Brian Donnelly) is one of the most resonant artists of his generation. In an Australian first, a comprehensive survey of 25 years of KAWS’s oeuvre,…

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Richard Jordan: Can the arts reunite the country? Maybe panto has the answer by Richard Jordan

During his time as artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse, Sam Mendes led a number of programming initiatives. The one I felt offered

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Rebooting your record collection – again by Arts Review

The world works in mysterious ways. Thirty years ago, the introduction of the compact disc and a consumer push for portability threatened to leave the sale of vinyl records in the dust. By t…

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Tracy Letts' Dark Comedy Linda Vista Begins Broadway Run by Andy Lefkowitz

Second Stage's Broadway production of Tracy Letts' new play Linda Vista begins previews on September 19 at the Helen Hayes Theatre. The New York premiere, directed by Dexter Bullard, will o…

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Marisa Tomei Returns to Broadway in The Rose Tattoo by Andy Lefkowitz

Oscar-winning stage-and-screen veteran Marisa Tomei heads back to Broadway on September 19, headlining a new revival of Tennessee Williams' Tony-winning 1951 play The Rose Tattoo. Trip Cull…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Partners in Crime: Rhonda Burchmore and Lara Mulcahy by Arts Review

Rhonda Burchmore and Lara Mulcahy may be chalk and cheese, but both are consummate entertainers, and together they’re pure magic. Their latest cabaret, Partners in Crime is a delightfully …

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If Creative Industries Have Such Great Economic Impact, Why Ain’t I Paid More? by Joe Patti

On Monday I wrote a post in which I mentioned an observation a person made about how having their state arts council organized under their state’s business development division made it dif…

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The Great Naïve Masters is a glorious Paris show exploring art’s outliers

An exhibition of the diverse work of isolated artists that are impossible to pigeonhole

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Edwaard Liang's Exciting Return to His New York City Ballet Roots - The former NYCB soloist on his circuitous journey from dancer to choreographer for

The former NYCB soloist on his circuitous journey from dancer to choreographer for the company that launched his career---The past and present are colliding for Edwaard Liang. The former New…

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Michael Tucker's Fern Hill Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new comedy, about a group of friends living out their golden years, opens at 59E59 Theaters.

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Tracy Letts' Linda Vista Begins on Broadway September 19 by Olivia Clement

Ian Barford stars as Wheeler in the new comedy from Pulitzer Prize winner Letts.

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The Rose Tattoo, Starring Marisa Tomei and Emun Elliott, Begins on Broadway by Olivia Clement

Trip Cullman directs Tennessee Williams’ Tony-winning play, about a widow who finds passion in the arms of a new man.

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