Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Jane Eyre by Arts Review

One of the most iconic pieces of English literature will leap off the page when shake & stir theatre co’s new stage adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre blazes into the Cremor…

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Book Interview: The Late Harold Bloom Talks Religion by Harvey Blume

Literary critic Harold Bloom passed away at the age of 89 two days ago; here's an illuminating interview with Bloom from 2005. The post Book Interview: The Late Harold Bloom Talks Religion a…

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Author Interview: Tim O’Brien — The Sound of a Father’s Voice by Blake Maddux

I wanted to give my kids this gift of a book about them and for them. The post Author Interview: Tim O’Brien — The Sound of a Father’s Voice appeared first on The Arts Fuse.

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Jason Alexander – The Master Of His Domain Tour by Peter J Snee

Celebrate the 30 Anniversary of Seinfeld with Jason Alexander Live. After selling out his last Australian tour, Jason Alexander is returning Down Under in February 2020 and he’s ready t…

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The Choir of Man return to Melbourne this December by Arts Review

Fresh from a hugely successful world tour, including the Adelaide and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals and a sell-out Sydney season, The Choir of Man return offering up 90 minutes of indisputable …

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Thursday, October 17, 2019 by James Marino

“Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day. Any and all feedback is appreciated:Ashley Steves [email protected] | …

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VIDEO: Elton John Talks About Letting Stevie Wonder Drive His Snowmobile on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!

Elton John talks about writing his great new memoir a?oeMe,a?? touring since he was 17, wanting to be home with his kids, letting Stevie Wonder drive his snowmobile, playing charades at Neil…

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Review Roundup: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Opens on Broadway- The Critics Weigh In!

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical opens officially tonight, October 16, at the Longacre Theatre (220 W. 48th Street).

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My Brilliant Career – a musical adaptation by Arts Review

Monash University’s Alexander Theatre in Clayton will play host to an original musical adaptation of the legendary coming-of-age novel My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin from 18 October…

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Gradually Finding The Leader Within by Joe Patti

Long time readers know I am a fan of Peter Drucker’s short piece, Managing Oneself.  It has been awhile since I have sung its praises so it is timely that a TEDx Talk by Lars Sudmann abou…

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Review: ‘The Lightning Thief,’ a Far Cry From Olympus by Jesse Green

A musical adaptation of the popular fantasy novel comes to Broadway and goes to Hades.

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‘The Lightning Thief’ Broadway Review: Percy Jackson Musical Teases Gods And Monsters by Greg Evans

If Percy Jackson’s bright and lively Broadway adventure tosses a bit of deja vu your way, I’d guess the creeping sense of vague recall has little to do with that gang of Greek gods down …

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Review: ‘The Lightning Thief’ inventively reveals the demigods among us by Charles Isherwood

You think your dad (or mom) is a deadbeat? Consider the plight of the young characters in “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical,” a thoroughly endearing family-friendly musical…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

The Lightning Thief: Half-Gods and Monsters, at Summer Camp by Elysa Gardner

★★★ Young readers' hero Percy Jackson and his fellow misfits arrive on the musical stage The post The Lightning Thief: Half-Gods and Monsters, at Summer Camp appeared first on New York…

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The Lightning Thief: Scarcely a Striking Attraction for the Whole Darn Family by Michael Sommers

★★ Rick Riordan's modern mythological yarn is a yawn as a musical The post The Lightning Thief: Scarcely a Striking Attraction for the Whole Darn Family appeared first on New York Stage…

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Exclusive Portraits! Marisa Tomei, Emun Elliott & the Cast of The Rose Tattoo Feel the Love on Opening Night by Lindsey Sullivan

Marisa Tomei, Emun Elliott and the cast of The Rose Tattoo celebrated the revival's opening at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre on October 15. The company enjoyed an opening night part…

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Forbidden Broadway The Next Generation: Musical Comedy Takes It on the Chin by David Finkle

★★★★ Gerard Alessandrini is back with his usually delectable vengeance The post Forbidden Broadway The Next Generation: Musical Comedy Takes It on the Chin appeared first on New York…

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Forbidden Broadway: It Just Keeps Rolling (and Rolling) Along by Jesse Oxfeld

★★★ The long-running revue is back, still entertaining but not quite sure what it's making fun of The post Forbidden Broadway: It Just Keeps Rolling (and Rolling) Along appeared first …

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Read Reviews for Broadway’s The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical by Andrew Gans

The production, recently seen in a national tour, is playing a 16-week engagement at the Longacre Theatre.

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International Artists take to the stage for the 2019 OzAsia Festival by Arts Review

World-class contemporary music, theatre, dance, film, literature and visual art from across Asia and beyond will be showcased at Adelaide Festival Centre’s OzAsia Festival 2019 from today …

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

After a 5th Avenue Theatre premiere in Seattle, ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ musical will go to Broadway by Brendan Kiley

After its winter world premiere at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre, the new musical "Mrs. Doubtfire" will go on to Broadway to open in spring 2020.

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The 10 Musicals We’d Like to See Revived on Broadway by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Once a musical establishes itself as either a hit or it develops a cult following, Broadway audiences wait on tenterhooks for first-class revivals of these pieces to make their ways back to …

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Jonathan Church launches new production company with Trafalgar Entertainment by Giverny Masso

Director and producer Jonathan Church is launching a new production company with Trafalgar Entertainment. The venture, Jonathan Church Theatre Productions, will receive

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Chekhov was most enthusiastic about Hauptmann’s “Lonely Lives.” He saw it for the first time and he liked it more than any of his own plays. (MLIA)

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Announcing Same Day $10 Rush Tickets for 30th Annual New York Cabaret Convention by Sandi Durell

  The Mabel Mercer Foundation celebrates The 30th Annual New York Cabaret Convention Monday October 28 thru Thursday October 31 at The Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center. It’s the place…

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The Decline and Fall of the Entire World as Seen Through the Eyes of Cole Porter by Wendy Caster

I bought my first Ben Bagley record, Irving Berlin Revisited, for 69 cents at a flea market in New Jersey a million years ago. Albums those days cost around four dollars, so it was quite a …

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THE GREAT SOCIETY. by Corine Cohen

Corine talks about THE GREAT SOCIETY playing at Lincoln Center Theater. It’s a poignant, powerful play. Did Corine like it? Listen to her podcast. The post THE GREAT SOCIETY. appeared firs…

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Broadway Legends Honor The Humane Society of New York by Sandi Durell

BEST IN SHOWS 2019 – ANOTHER BIG SUCCESS HONORING ORFEH AND ANDY KARL   Watch the video for performances by all the Legends who helped make the evening a huge success.     By Sandi Dur…

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Revelio! Here are the answers to our Harry Potter quiz by Joan Morris

See how you rank in knowledge of Potter lore.

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Can you pass our ‘Harry Potter’ quiz? by Joan Morris

Answer the questions from each of the seven 'Potter' books and the 'Cursed Child' play.

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Call Redialed: NEW Kevin Cahoon Interview: "GLOW" + "Rocky Horror" at Bucks County Playhouse by Adam Rothenberg

In 2013, I got to interview the cast of The Rocky Horror Show, prior to their run at Bucks County Playhouse. One of the actors in that cast was GLOW’s Season 3 break-out star Kevin Cahoon.…

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Consider This UK: A new era for auditions by Promoted Content

Find managing auditions a costly, laborious undertaking? New software system Perform This is the solution that allows schools and students to save

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Editor’s View: Will Jonathan Church emulate the success of Sonia Friedman Productions’ model? by Alistair Smith

Jonathan Church’s decision to go in-house at Trafalgar Entertainment makes a lot of sense for both parties. At Trafalgar, founders Howard Panter

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NEWS: Director Jonathan Church launches new production company with Trafalgar Entertainment by Press Releases

Award-winning theatre director and producer Jonathan Church CBE, has announced the launch of a new production company Jonathan Church Theatre Productions supported by Trafalgar Entertainment…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

‘Sunset Boulevard’ at Porchlight by Bob Bullen

My 16th birthday proved transformative. No, it wasn’t being given the keys to the family mini-van with wood grain paneling after securing my driver’s license. Nor was it my Eagle Scout c…

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Quiz: Which Broadway Show About Gods Are You?

Bring on the monsters because it is opening night of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical! We're celebrating Camp Halfblood coming to the Great White Way by giving you the chance …

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Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley Joins The Producing Team Of Country Musical MAY WE ALL

Lively McCabe Entertainment announces a partnership with Brian Kelley -- of the multi-platinum, award-winning duo Florida Georgia Line -- via his CuzBro Productions banner, on the recently a…

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Jim Parsons, Greg Berlanti Will Produce LGBTQ Series For HBO Max

Variety reports that Jim Parsons and Greg Berlanti have teamed up to produce a new four-part documentary series about LGBTQ movements for HBO Max.

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Review: Dog Sees God from Prologue Theatre by Julian Oquendo

Charlie Brown and the gang is back! Ten years later, the kids are in high school and are ready to address some big questions as they keep on growing up. Linus no longer has his blanket. Marc…

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Thoughts upon seeing Day of Absence at Theater Alliance by Gregory J. Ford

In Joy Ikekhua’s insightful reflection on School Girls: or, the African Mean Girls Play at Roundhouse Theater, they noted their discomfort with watching, in public, a play that exposed and…

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Odds & Ends: Playwrights Horizons Sets Casting for Lucas Hnath's The Thin Place & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Playwrights Horizons Sets Casting for Lucas Hnath's The Thin Place Casting is here for The Thin Place, a new play by Tony-nom…

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Grantham Coleman on 'Not Impersonating' Martin Luther King Jr. in The Great Society by Caitlin Moynihan

Grantham Coleman in The Great Society (Photo: Evan Zimmermann for MurphyMade) Grantham Coleman is currently doing something he never thought he'd do; playing Martin Luther King Jr. alongsi…

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Casting Announced for MSG's New Family Holiday Show 'Twas the Night Before… by Andy Lefkowitz

Cirque du Soleil and The Madison Square Garden Company have announced full casting for the all-new, holiday-themed family theatrical production 'Twas the Night Before…, set to debut in Ch…

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Cozy Up with the Cool Cast of Disney's Frozen National Tour by

Frozen's Caroline Bowman, Caroline Innerbichler and more reveal why audiences across America are in for a treat when they come to see the touring production of this Disney smash.

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Sweeping New Musical Lempicka to Play La Jolla Playhouse Before Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Lempicka, the buzzed-about new musical which played an acclaimed 2018 world premiere run at Williamstown Theatre Festival, has scheduled a spring 2020 West Coast premiere at La Jolla Playho…

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Javier Muñoz on Scrappy Tweets, Hamilton in the Rearview, His New Role and More on Show People by

Teagle F. Bougere & Javier Muñoz in The New Englanders (Photo: Joan Marcus) Javier Muñoz may not spit rhymes on stage as the 10-dollar Founding Father at the Richard Rodgers Theatre …

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Show People with Paul Wontorek: Javier Muñoz by

Javier Muñoz discusses getting scrappy on Twitter, Hamilton in the rearview, The New Englanders and more.

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The Inimitable Mr. Bloom (Last Of His Kind?) by Artsjournal

Harold Bloom “read like a man picking up crumbs with a moistened index finger. He often considered loneliness in literature. You felt he was attracted to loneliness as a theme for the same…

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Barcelona Dance Group Traveling To LA, Stopped, Deported, Even Though They Had Visas by Artsjournal

The four were forced to sign a document agreeing to deportation, Marta Carrasco said. She said Customs told her group, “If you don’t sign, you will not be allowed to enter the U.S. for f…

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Review: ‘Linda Vista’ at the Helen Hayes Theater by Deb Miller

A male mid-life crisis, a deadbeat dad, sexual harassment in the workplace, the objectification of women, callous philandering, and every other conceivable manifestation of toxic masculinity…

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Liz Hughes appointed new CEO of NIDA by Arts Review

Australia’s pre-eminent performing arts school (National Institute of Dramatic Art) NIDA has announced the appointment of Ms Liz Hughes to the role of CEO effective December 2019. In r…

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Breaking: LEMPICKA Announces Pre-Broadway Run At La Jolla Playhouse

BroadwayWorld has learned Lempicka will run at La Jolla Playhouse beginning Spring 2020. Starring Eden Espinosa and Amber Iman, Lempicka is directed by Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin, with musi…

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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Review: Junot Diaz’s Dominican-American Novel On Stage by New York Theater

Oscar, a fat freshman in thick bifocals meeting his college roommate for the first time, greets him with what sounds like an insult: “Hail, dog of God!” His new roommate, the street-smar…

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Daphne Rubin-Vega, Lea DeLaria, And More Star In THE HORROR OF DOLORES ROACH Podcast Season 2

The full second season of The Horror of Dolores Roach is officially available for streaming today! 

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ICYMI: LASA x LMDA Connect and Collab by LA Stage Alliance

In case you missed it, here’s the scoop on LASA x LMDA's Connect and Collab event that took place on October 12, 2019. The post ICYMI: LASA x LMDA Connect and Collab appeared first on At T…

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Class Notes: From “The Lightning Thief,” Sarah Beth Pfeifer by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Sarah Beth Pfeifer  cast member “The Lightning Thief” playing on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre. Class notes actively covers New York’s cur…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

‘The Glass Room’: Free S.F. exhibit examines our tech lives by Levi Sumagaysay

Mozilla brings pop-up event -- installations that look at how tech and data affect us -- to Bay Area for the first time.

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The Lark Announces Lineup for Annual Playwrights’ Week by American Theatre Editors

The festival, which has developed works by Dominique Morisseau and Larissa FastHorse, will feature five new works.

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“Piano Bar Live!” Interactive Streaming Piano Bar Experience at Brandy’s – Mondays in October @ 7pm with Host Michael McAssey & October 21st G

ScoBar Entertainment has announced two more evenings of PIANO BAR LIVE! at Brandy’s Piano Bar on the Upper East Side, Mondays, October 21 & 28 at 7pm. Joining Piano Bar Maestro, MICHAEL Mc…

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Members Of Actors' Equity Ratify New Agreement With The Broadway League

Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing professional actors and stage managers working in live theatre, has announced that members have voted to ratify the Product…

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The Moth Mainstage by Sandi Durell

  By Tania Fisher   Powerful live and unscripted storytelling returned to Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center on October 12, bringing with it a slew of devoted fans of the Moth Mainstage Sh…

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‘Lempicka’ announces run at La Jolla Playhouse by Caitlin Huston

“Lempicka,” a new musical about the life of artist Tamara de Lempicka, will play the La Jolla Playhouse this spring. The musical, which premiered at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in …

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The LA Architects Taking The Cultural Buildings World By Storm by Artsjournal

“Previous generations had a signature style, and it’s easier to label,” says Mark Lee, seated before a wall of printed renderings in his firm’s cluttered West L.A. studio. “Our gen…

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Pinterest’s Audience Algorithm Is Awesome. Now It Has To Change by Artsjournal

The company’s leaders say they want to map a different route to success in Silicon Valley, one that’s less meteoric and more humane. But in its first year as a public company, it faces a…

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Trying To Cope With Crowds, Louvre Creates The VR Mona Lisa Experience by Artsjournal

The virtual reality tour will be a more intimate encounter. The VR tour, designed to remedy the problem of crowds and distance, will be housed in a small gallery room near the main Leonardo …

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Cambridge University Loans Art To Its Students. In 60 Years None Of It Has Been Damaged by Artsjournal

Students can hire up to two artworks for the year for £20 each. A visitors’ book shows the former director of the Tate, Sir Nicholas Serota, borrowed a Henri Gaudier-Brzeska drawing when …

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Lempicka Musical Will Play La Jolla Playhouse by Ryan McPhee

Hadestown Tony winner Rachel Chavkin directs, following the show's 2018 world premiere at Williamstown Theatre Festival.

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‘Hadestown’ Director Rachel Chavkin Sets Broadway Return With ‘Lempicka’; Musical Makes West Coast Premiere This Spring by Greg Evans

Tony Award-winning Hadestown director Rachel Chavkin will return to Broadway next season with the musical Lempicka, with a pre-Broadway West Coast premiere this spring at La Jolla Playhouse …

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Watch Camila Mendes Perform 'All That Jazz' on RIVERDALE

Watch a sneak peek at tonight's episode of Riverdale, which features Camila Mendes' character, Veronica, performing All That Jazz from Chicago.

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Review: A Startling ‘Swan Lake’ That’s Hard to Recognize by Elisabeth Vincentelli

In a work opening with a goat tethered to a cinder block, the closest we get to Tchaikovsky’s ballet is four dancers representing swans.

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Tim Sanford To Step Down As Artistic Director Of Playwrights Horizons; Adam Greenfield Announced As Successor

Playwrights Horizons today announced that its beloved longtime Artistic Director, Tim Sanford, will step down from the position in July 2020.

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Joe Iconis' LOVE IN HATE NATION Preps For World Premiere At Two River Theater; Companion Events Announced

Rehearsals have begun and it feels like sha la la for Love in Hate Nation, an original rock romance set in a 1960s Juvie Hall that features book, music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Joe I…

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Everything but the continental breakfast at ‘Crystal Creek Motel’ by Celia Wren

A Flying V Theatre world premiere serves up a dozen vignettes, with mixed results.

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Luisa Miller is gorgeously sung and giddily age blind by Deanna Isaacs

Lyric opens a multiyear exploration of early Verdi with this 1849 opera. Lyric Opera is launching a multiyear exploration of the early works of Giuseppe Verdi wi…

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Announces Virtual Broadway Run

No matter where you live, theatre fans across the country are invited to run (or walk or jeté) in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS with the virtual Broadway Run. Jazz hands not …

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Schools of the Stars: Where the Lightning Thief Cast and Creative Team Went to College by Logan Culwell-Block

Find out where Chris McCarrell, Kristin Stokes, Rob Rokicki, and more trained before reaching Broadway.

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Drag queen road musical ‘Priscilla’ rolls into Walnut Creek by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

Adapted from a hit indie movie, 'Priscilla, Queen of the Desert,' about drag queens on a road trip, comes to Walnut Creek.

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HERE Will Be Transformed for The Black History Museum…According to the United States of America by Olivia Clement

Created and directed by Zoey Martinson, the immersive show will transform the arts center into a theatrical museum.

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Actors’ Equity votes to approve new Broadway contract by Caitlin Huston

Actors’ Equity members have voted to approve a new production contract with the Broadway League, the actors’ union said Wednesday.  The two groups had reached a tentative agreement on t…

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Manik Choksi & Tom Nelis to Lead Moby-Dick Musical at A.R.T.; Dave Malloy Cuts His Character from Script by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the eagerly anticipated musical Moby-Dick, an adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel set to make its world premiere this winter at the American Repertory Th…

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Lincoln Center's White Light Festival Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary by Ann Crews Melton

The festival continues to foster cross-cultural collaborations. It runs October 19 through November 24.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Cast And Creatives Announced For MOBY DICK Premiere At American Repertory Theatre

American Repertory Theater has announced the creative team and cast of Moby-Dick, with music, lyrics, book, and orchestrations by Dave Malloy, developed with and directed by Tony Award-winne…

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Show Off Your Jazz Hands in the Virtual Broadway Run by Dan Meyer

Theatre fans will raise money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by completing a 5K wherever they live.

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Quiz: Broadway Mythology by Christa Skiles

Do you know Hadestown’s classical origins? The post Quiz: Broadway Mythology appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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The Election revisits 2015 and crosses all sorts of lines along the way by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

New play is a look at how our political affiliations (or our political oppositions) form and challenge our identities, values and beliefs.

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Kosovo’s Moliere, Jeton Neziraj, Coming to Santa Monica by Steven Morris

"At the beginning of rehearsals, the company sent out fake press releases saying that the play was being produced with the full support of the Kosovo government (it wasn’t), then added to …

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After 35 Years at Playwrights Horizons, He’s Ready to Seek New Ones by Michael Paulson

Tim Sanford, the longtime artistic director at the prestigious Off Broadway theater, will turn over the reins to his deputy, Adam Greenfield.

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Michael Friedman Died in 2017. Now 9 Albums of His Work Are Coming. by Michael Paulson

The first three are to be released Friday by Ghostlight Records and the Civilians theater company.

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Why the Oscars, Emmys and Tonys Are Not Ready for They and Them by Cara Buckley

Asia Kate Dillon of “Billions” is calling on the Television Academy to scrap gendered categories. But the organization and others have no plans for change, for now.

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Band-Aids And Sticking Plasters: UK Government Promise Of More Culture Investment In Perspective by Artsjournal

With local authority funding for culture now more than £236m lower than in 2010, and museums alone having lost £109m in annual funding over the past decade, the Government’s promise of …

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‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ musical headed to Broadway by Eric Hegedus

Robin Williams' shoes will be hard to fill.

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Morphing ‘Swan Lake’ Into A Modern Irish Folk Tale by Artsjournal1

Choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan has taken the kernel of the Tchaikovsky/Petipa classic’s story and transplanted to in the milieu of contemporary Ireland to create Swan Lake/Loch na hEal…

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See the Bronzeville church that is the real birthplace of gospel by Deanna Isaacs

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, one of more than 350 Open House Chicago sites this weekend, is significant musically and architecturally. With more than 350 …

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Warren Carlyle to Direct & Choreograph Barry Manilow's New Musical Harmony Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winner Warren Carlyle has signed on as director and choreographer of Harmony, a new musical featuring music by Barry Manilow and a book and lyrics by Bruce Sussman, set to make its New …

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Manik Choksi, Tom Nelis, More to Star in World Premiere of Dave Malloy's Moby-Dick Musical by Ryan McPhee

The musical, directed by Tony winner Rachel Chavkin, will play Massachusetts' American Repertory Theater beginning December 3.

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‘The Jungle’ makes clear that working this hard isn’t working by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Play at Tarragon is a brisk, lively look at the numbing grind of working-class living in 2019.

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Murder, She Wrote (But Not Very Well) by Trav S.D.

I happen to be in Maine at this writing, which also happens to be the birthday of Dame Angela Lansbury (b. 1925), so how I could I NOT do a post on Murder, She Wrote? (1884-1996). I caution …

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Review Roundup: Critics Sound Off On ONCE ON THIS ISLAND On Tour; Updating Live!

The National tour of Once On This Island is now officially open in Nashville, TN at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC). Once On This Island will play over 25 cities in its first y…

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“I Wanna be a Producer”: 10 Q & A’s with a Tony Award Winning Producer by Performerstuff

“I Wanna Be a Producer”: 10 Q & A’s with a Tony Award-Winning Producer Written by: Alex Muscaro Date: October 14th, 2019 Some of the essential players in the theatre-making pr…

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Tony Winner Warren Carlyle Will Direct and Choreograph Barry Manilow’s Harmony Musical by Andrew Gans

The remainder of the creative team for the musical, which will make its Manhattan debut in February 2020, has also been announced.

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Tim Sanford to Leave Playwrights Horizons by American Theatre Editors

After 23 years at the company, Sanford will pass the baton to longtime associate a.d. Adam Greenfield.

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Broadway Treasure Kenita R. Miller Joins Come From Away & We’re (YouTube) Spiraling

Give it up for Drama Desk nominee and new Come From Away star Kenita R. Miller.

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Shape-Shifting Screens: How Filmmakers Are Playing With Aspect Ratios by Artsjournal1

The proportions of movies’ height and width have changed several times over the course of cinema history, but, for practical reasons (projectionists don’t like changing equipment all the…

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The Rehabilitation Of Marie Antoinette by Artsjournal1

“This week, 226 years since her execution on Oct. 16, 1793, a new exhibition in Paris aims to show how the queen’s image has been transformed in recent years. From reviled royal to pop i…

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The Complicated, Contradictory Genius Of Thomas Edison by Artsjournal

“He built the world’s first film studio, yet had little interest in movies as entertainment. He was a showboating maestro of public relations, but he often turned down invitations and ce…

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Tim Sanford to Step Down as Playwrights Horizons Artistic Director by Ryan McPhee

Current Associate Artistic Director Adam Greenfield will take the reins of the Off-Broadway company.

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Anguish and Rage: A Review of Keely and Du at Redtwist Theatre by Amanda Finn

Jane Martin's 1993 play retains its disturbing realities and takes on some new ones in this production at Redtwist.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Bright and Brave: A New Musical to Premiere at Dixon Place by Olivia Clement

The new musical by Peter Charney, Jack Saleeby, and Noah Silva is inspired by Morris B. Kaplan’s Sodom on the Thames.

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A Dramatic ‘Tosca’ Mesmerizes, Enchants at the Virginia Opera by Darby Dejarnette

The dawn of the 1800s saw a Rome in turmoil. Napoleon Bonaparte spun a soured campaign in Egypt into a public relations success story, securing his legacy as a folk hero and launching a coup…

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Watch Veronica Lodge Take on Fosse With ‘All That Jazz’ on Riverdale by Dan Meyer

The character, played by Camila Mendes, tackled the Chicago song on a recent episode of the CW show.

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VIDEO: First Look At The National Tour Of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's iconic musical, Jesus Christ Superstar officially launched the 50th anniversary tour at Austin's Bass Concert Hall on October 8th before visiting over 30 c…

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BWW Flashback: Celebrate Angela Lansbury's Birthday With a Look Back at BLITHE SPIRIT's Opening!

It's time to celebrate because today is the birthday of legendary stage and screen actress Angela Lansbury! In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the opening night of her Tony-winn…

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Emma Bentley: ‘Finding the Perfect Side Hustle’ by Emma Bentley

Being a creative, whilst doing other jobs in order to survive is hard. As part of a new series, multi-talented AYT writer, Emma Bentley talks about her experiences in a thoughtful and often,…

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Watch Highlights From the North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar by Roberto Araujo

The 50th anniversary tour of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical began October 1.

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A Winter’s Worth of Discontent: A Review of Richard III at Eclectic Full Contact Theatre by Hugh Iglarsh

While there’s no more cautionary character for our day in the Shakespearean canon, gimmicky anachronism is no substitute for theatrical vision and professionalism.

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Kenita R. Miller Joins Come From Away on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Welcome to the Rock, Kenita R. Miller! The strong-voiced Broadway vet joined the main-stem cast of Come From Away on October 15. She takes over the role of Hannah from original cast member Q…

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Grantham Coleman stops by HQ to chat about The Great Society and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Will Swenson & Kate Baldwin Join Site-Specific Reading of Fun Home in NYC Funeral Home by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-nominated stars Will Swenson and Kate Baldwin are among the newly announced complete cast of the upcoming site-specific staging of the Tony-winning musical Fun Home. The previously anno…

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See Marisa Tomei and More Celebrate The Rose Tattoo's Opening Night by Caitlin Moynihan

Tennesse Williams' The Rose Tattoo is officially back on Broadway. Starring Oscar winner Marisa Tomei along with screen star Emun Elliott in his Broadway debut, the revival is directed by Tr…

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Kelli Barrett, Jarrod Spector, Jessica Vosk And More Set For BROADWAY SINGS UNPLUGGED: SARA BAREILLES

Kelli Barrett, Jarrod Spector, Jessica Vosk and more join an acoustic concert tribute to Sara Bareilles.

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Rigoletto review at Glyndebourne, Lewes – ‘Christiane Lutz’s muddled production’ by George Hall

Rigoletto belatedly enters the Glyndebourne repertory via Christiane Lutz’s staging, a radical rewrite of Verdi’s revenge tragedy based on a play by

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Get Spooked With Highlights From The Sleepy Hollow Experience by Dan Meyer

The immersive theatrical experience from Brian Clowdus extends one week.

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The Story review at the Other Room, Cardiff – ‘well-written thriller about the refugee crisis’ by Jafar Iqbal

Accused of being radicalised after returning home, a volunteer at a refugee camp  is cajoled and coerced into making a confession by

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Mary-Louise Parker: Finding ‘The Sound Inside’ by American Theatre Editors

Though Broadway has pulled her back for Adam Rapp's 'The Sound Inside' and Paula Vogel's 'How I Learned to Drive,' she's thinking of quitting the stage.

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’Wants to make you think’: LAST ORDERS – Old Red Lion Theatre by Shanine Salmon

The Knock Knock Club (Reece Connolly, Christopher Keegan, Caroline Buckley) investigate the venue and present their findings in Last Orders, as part of the London Horror Festival.

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‘Rocky Horror’ — the play — is a hot ticket in Bay Area by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

'Rocky Horror Show,' Richard O’Brien's iconic campy musical about sexual freedom and mad science, gets 3 Bay Area productions in October.

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Ready for a Close Up: A Review of Sunset Boulevard at Porchlight Music Theatre by Aaron Hunt

Andrew Lloyd Webber's adaptation of Billy Webber's Academy Award-winning 1950 film gets the star treatment at Porchlight.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Warren Carlyle To Direct Barry Manilow Musical HARMONY; Full Creative Team Announced

Today National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene announced the Tony Award-winning creative team for the New York debut of the acclaimed musical Harmony by the legendary Barry Manilow and his longt…

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We must give our communities decision-making power or risk irrelevance, theatre leaders warn by Giverny Masso

Industry figures including Madani Younis and Tarek Iskander have warned that theatres risk becoming irrelevant unless their leaders are prepared to give

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Online choreography marketplace created to support dance makers by Georgia Snow

An online platform for dancers, choreographers and teachers to purchase choreography has launched, aiming to enable work to be shared globally. Described

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Artistic directors Nadia Fall and Matt Fenton: Theatres have a civic duty to provide public spaces by Giverny Masso

Theatres have a “civic duty” to provide spaces and services for the public that are becoming less available in wider society, artistic

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VIDEO: Get a Peek Inside SIX's UK Tour Rehearsals

The queens of SIX are ready to take the UK by storm with their national tour! As the cast prepares to take the hit show on the road, we're getting a peek inside the rehearsal studio. Check i…

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Check Out Rehearsal Footage From the Upcoming National Tour of A Bronx Tale by Dan Meyer

The tour officially opens October 22 starring 2015 American Idol winner Nick Fradiani.

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There’s Doublethink At The Heart Of Arts Awards, And This Year’s Double Booker Prize Brought It To The Surface by Artsjournal1

“Everyone agrees that competition is the enemy of art. And yet, on the whole, there is also an agreement to conspire in the notion that it isn’t. This paradox, this doublethink, usually …

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Why We Define Ourselves By What We Own by Artsjournal

With age (and lawyers), we develop more sophisticated ways of resolving property disputes, but the emotional connection to our property as an extension of our identity remains with us. – A…

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Instagram Removes “Likes” – We Need Another Way To Value Content by Artsjournal

The removal of visible likes is by no means a threat to the influencer marketing world, but rather an opportunity to shift how we see success in the digital age. – Fast Company

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Marisa Tomei’s Fiery Performance Makes ‘The Rose Tattoo’ Well Worth Re-Visiting by Rex Reed

She is so fine in a role conceived for the volcanic Italian superstar Anna Magnani that holding center stage amid a swirl of overproduced, over-the-top distractions, she deserves an award of…

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BWW Exclusive: Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley Sing 'Our Love Is Here to Stay' on Live Album

Broadway Records will soon release MARIN MAZZIE & JASON DANIELEY: BROADWAY & BEYOND - LIVE AT FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW- available digitally and in stores on Friday, October 18, 2019. The…

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VIDEO: Christina Bianco Previews FUNNY GIRL In Paris

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Christina Bianco rehearsing for Funny Girl in Paris, which will begin performances at Théâtre Marigny beginning November 7th, 2019.

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Frankenstein review at Theatre Royal Brighton – ‘inventive feminist adaptation’ by Bella Todd

Women writers can still labour against a belief that their fiction must be autobiographical – that the power to make things up

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New West End cast announced for Mischief Theatre’s The Play That Goes Wrong

The hit play from Mischief Theatre has announced a new West End cast that will be ensuring things continue to go wrong at London’s Duchess Theatre. Since the show began in 2014, it has wo…

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"When Broadway Called" feat. The Lightning Thief by Angela Tricarico

Today on our blog, we welcome some of the ensemblists from The Lightning Thief to Broadway and learn about their journeys to the Great White Way. Izzy Figueroa (U/S Grover, Chiron) …

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Official Secrets — Keira Knightley in an Iraq war whistleblower thriller

Director Gavin Hood cranks the tension in this real-life chronicle of courage

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Non-Fiction — four-handed comic drama with Juliette Binoche

Olivier Assayas makes postmodern mischief in literary Paris

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Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Luke Kirby to Star in Christopher Shinn’s Judgment Day Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Shinn’s new adaptation of Ödön von Horváth’s 1937 play will premiere at the Park Avenue Armory this winter.

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The Peanut Butter Falcon — heartwarming drama with Shia LaBeouf

LaBeouf is the big-name star, but Down syndrome actor Zack Gottsagen lights up the film

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Zombieland: Double Tap — a lurching, unsteady sequel

Harrelson, Eisenberg and Co get back together for more comedy-horror

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See Off-Broadway’s Broadbend, Arkansas Meet the Press by Marc J. Franklin

The world premiere, tracing the experience of an African-American family over three generations, will begin performances with the Transport Group and Public Theater October 25.

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Atlantic Records head resigns over ‘offensive’ Run DMC costume

Ben Cook apologises for dressing up as a member of the hip hop group in 2012 birthday party

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Listen to Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley Sing ‘Move On’ From Their Final Concert Performance by Logan Culwell-Block

Broadway & Beyond, out October 18 from Broadway Records, preserves the Feinstein's/54 Below show from the late Tony honoree and her husband.

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Kate Tempest unleashes the power of spoken word at Hammersmith Apollo

The rapper and poet took a risk by showcasing her new album in its entirety

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Get a Glimpse Inside Rehearsals for My Brilliant Friend at London's National Theatre by Nathan Skethway

The adaptation of the Elena Ferrante novels begins previews November 12 at the Olivier Theatre.

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Angela Lansbury Turns 94! 12 Essential Videos of the Five-Time Tony Award Winner

You coax the blues right out of the horn, Angela.

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Film Review: At BUFF-o-WEEN — The “Blood & Flesh” of Al Adamson, King of the Shoestring Budget by Betsy Sherman

“They were pieces of shit when we shot ‘em, but later on they became relics.” The post Film Review: At BUFF-o-WEEN — The “Blood & Flesh” of Al Adamson, King of the Shoestring…

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Book Review: “Know My Name: a memoir’ — Required Reading by Helen Epstein

No author has addressed the issue of sexual assault so much on her own terms, and in such a personal and powerful way. The post Book Review: “Know My Name: a memoir’ — Required Reading…

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Book Review: “Gilgamesh: The Life of a Poem” — A Dazzling Study of the Oldest Long Poem in the World by David Gullette

This is a wonderfully readable book, sure-footed in its scholarship but hip and occasionally hilarious in its tone. The post Book Review: “Gilgamesh: The Life of a Poem” — A Dazzling S…

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Park Avenue Armory Announces Judgment Day by Sandi Durell

  What a treat to see theater in such an elaborate and history-laden setting as the Park Avenue Armory.  And so, here’s information about what’s up and coming at the Wade Thompson Dril…

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Tickets for ‘The Last Ship’ Starring STING at the National Theatre go on sale this Friday by News Desk

Tickets for Sting’s acclaimed musical THE LAST SHIP, starring and featuring original music and lyrics by 17-time Grammy Award®-winner Sting, will go on sale Friday, October 18 at 10am for…

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London Theatre News Today: Wednesday 16 October by Kitty Underwood

So much going on today! From Wicked to The Girl Who Fell to The Play That Goes Wrong and more... We've got the latest news and pics from theatreland for you The post London Theatre News Toda…

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How Apple Made Its Move Into TV Production by Artsjournal1

“After a few false starts and a little offscreen drama, AppleTV+ finally makes its big debut with a slate of shows, Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, and a billion potential customer…

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Shona Louise: Theatres must cater better for audiences’ access needs by Shona Louise

When you want to see a show, how many things do you take into consideration when looking to book a ticket? The

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The Rose Tattoo review at American Airlines Theatre – ‘Marisa Tomei shines in a disappointing revival’ by Nicole Serratore

With its religious idolatry, white dress purity, red rose lust, and Sicilian superstition, Tennessee Williams’ The Rose Tattoo is an unlikely comedy.

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Urgent and Engaging, ‘Twice, Thrice, Frice…’ Examines the Female, Arab-American Experience by Matthew Wexler

Playwright Fouad Teymour's "Twice, Thrice, Frice..." examines the complex relationships among three Muslim women and their friendships, fidelity and faith. The post Urgent and Engaging, ‘T…

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‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Musical Is Coming to Broadway by Nancy Coleman

The 1993 comedy has a Broadway-friendly family plot, but filling one of Robin Williams’s most memorable roles could be risky.

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Love Elaine Stritch? Thank the Parts She Didn’t Get by Alexandra Jacobs

The legendary stage actress’s character was shaped as much by the roles she lost as those she won. These are some of the ones that got away.

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Photo Coverage: SOFT POWER Celebrates Opening Night at the Public Theater

The Public Theater presents Soft Power, with play and lyrics by Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang, music and additional lyrics by Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori, choreography by Tony nom…

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VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of AMERICAN SON on Netflix

Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale, and director Kenny Leon discuss the way in which American Son on Netflix is a chance to walk in someone else's shoes and relate to everyone's perspectives…

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BWW TV: Go Inside Rehearsals with the Cast of the FROZEN National Tour!

From the producers of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the Tony-nominated Best Musical, will launch a North American tour this fall, commencing in Schenectady, NY prior to an official open…

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Photo Coverage: WAITRESS Leading Ladies Look Pretty in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

For the third year in a row, the leading ladies of Waitress will change the iconic waitress uniforms from blue to pink for the month of October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Che…

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Mrs. Doubtfire Is Broadway Bound by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Stephen Sondheim Theatre is going to be the home of everyone’s favorite nanny when Mrs. Doubtfire takes up residence there in the spring of 2020. The new musical, with a book by Karey …

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Disney+'s “Encore!” Recreates High School Show Where Your Parents Told You They're Getting Divorced by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. BRANSON, Mo. - The new Disney+ series Encore! - in which host Kristen Bell reunites cast members of high school musicals to recreate their performance years…

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Jenn Colella, Caitlin Kinnunen, Will Swenson, Kate Baldwin Will Star in Fun Home Reading in a Funeral Home by Andrew Gans

The reading will be held at New York’s Plaza Jewish Community Chapel.

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New Photos From the World Premiere of Alice Birch's [BLANK] in London by Nathan Skethway

The production began performances October 11 at Donmar Warehouse.

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BWW TV: Watch Broadway Hit the Red Carpet on Opening Night of THE LIGHTNING THIEF- Live at 6pm!

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical opens officially tonight, October 16, at the Longacre Theatre (220 W. 48th Street).

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Watch 7-Year-Old Judy Garland, Then Frances ’Baby’ Gumm, Sing in Clip From Sid & Judy by Andrew Gans

Jon Hamm and Jennifer Jason Leigh narrate the new documentary, which debuts October 18.

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‘The Rose Tattoo’: Marisa Tomei ‘valiant’ in ‘garbled’ Tennessee Williams revival by David Buchanan

In recent years, Roundabout Theatre Company has demonstrated a knack for pairing stellar actresses in revivals by acclaimed playwrights, including Annette Bening in Arthur Miller’s “All …

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Broadway Grosses w/e 10/13/2019: Leaves aren’t the only thing piling up . . .

A three-day weekend juiced overall box office figures by 17% last week bringing in $35M. A welcome boost coming off a typically quiet September. Standouts last week included record-breaking …

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Sex, middle age and the city

In a new book, Candace Bushnell follows up her cult TV series with an exploration of dating at 60

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‘Disturbingly prescient & vibrantly staged’: MEPHISTO [A RHAPSODY] – Gate Theatre by Laura Kressly

Combined with the big questions it raises on compromising one’s beliefs, Mephisto [A Rhapsody] confronts classism, racism and lack of political action in the UK today, both in the arts and…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale, and Kenny Leon Discuss the Global Power of American Son in New Video by Dan Meyer

The Netflix adaptation of the Broadway play premieres November 1.

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Barcelona Dance Company Speaks Out On Being Barred From Performing At The Los Angeles Theatre Center By Immigration Officers

José Luis Valenzuela reveals how he learned about Marta Carrasco's detainment by Homeland Security, the background story of their collaboration, and how Los Angeles Theatre Company is recov…

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Step Inside Broadway’s August Wilson Theatre by Marc J. Franklin

The Virginia Theatre was rechristened after the playwright on October 16, 2005.

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Zawe Ashton's For All The Women Who Thought They Were Mad Extends by Olivia Clement

The Soho Rep. production, which began on Monday, will play an additional week.

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In the background: Noh theater and Armitage Gone! Dance’s ‘You Took a Part of Me’ by Admin

Postmodern dance pioneer Karole Armitage has tried something new, but not entirely so. Her work, You Took a Part of Me, encoring at New York Live Arts on October 23-26, will call upon Japane…

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Watch Three Clips of Oscar Winner Marisa Tomei & Emun Elliott in the New Broadway Revival of Tennessee Williams’ The Rose Tattoo

Check out three short scenes from the new Broadway revival of The Rose Tattoo, starring Marisa Tomei and Emun Elliott.

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Watch Christina Bianco Sing ‘People’ Before Starring in Paris Bow of Funny Girl by Ryan McPhee

The stage favorite will take on the role of Fanny Brice in the Théâtre Marigny production beginning November 7.

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VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in Rehearsal For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER by BroadwayWorld

Performances kicked off last night for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). Opening Night is O…

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NEWS: Janine Duvitski, Sophie Isaacs & Lauren Stroud join Goldilocks & the Three Bears at London Palladium by Press Releases

Final casting has been announced for the 2019 London Palladium Pantomime, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, which runs for a limited five-week season from 7 December 2019 to 12 January 2020.

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Victor by Admin

The play captures emotions that many of us have felt, from unrequited love, to loss. Seldom are we allowed access to such a raw story and candidness. In a time where we shield each other fro…

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London’s The Play That Goes Wrong to Welcome New Cast by Olivia Clement

The Olivier Award-winning production in the West End continues at the Duchess Theatre.

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Photo Coverage: THE ROSE TATTOO Company Celebrates Opening Night!

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of The Rose Tattoo officially opened last night, October 15, 2019, at the American Airlines Theatre. 

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La Boheme review at Grand Theatre, Leeds – ‘witty, poignant and enjoyable’ by John Murphy

Before she helmed the global hit Mamma Mia!, Phyllida Lloyd began her career as an opera director with Opera North in 1991.

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Wynonna Judd and Cactus Moser Debut at Café Carlyle by Sandi Durell

    By Sandi Durell   It doesn’t take but a moment to feel the electricity in The Café Carlyle when Wynonna Judd enters and takes the stage, accompanied by her husband (guitarist, drum…

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In ‘Snatch-And-Run’, Salvador Dalí Etching Stolen From San Francisco Gallery by Artsjournal1

On Sunday afternoon, a man walked into the Dennis Rae Fine Art Gallery, walked up to Dalí’s 1966 hand-colored etching Burning Giraffe, picked it right off the easel, and walked out the op…

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Number Of Self-Published Books In U.S. Up By At Least 40% In One Year (And Probably Much More) by Artsjournal1

“According to Bowker’s annual survey of the self-publishing market … the total number of print and e-books that were self-published in 2018 was 1.68 million, up from 1.19 million in 20…

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Longtime San Francisco Chronicle Music And Dance Critic Marilyn Tucker Dead At 89 by Artsjournal1

“Tucker’s primary love was music, a devotion that she first cultivated in the Lutheran church of her childhood. But over the course of her [three decades] at The Chronicle, which began i…

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Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet of THE ROSE TATTOO

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of The Rose Tattoo officially opened last night, October 15, 2019, at the American Airlines Theatre. 

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Kenita R. Miller Joins Cast of Broadway’s Come From Away by Andrew Gans

The musical continues at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

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Art & Pumpkin Fest rolls back into Half Moon Bay by Randy McMullen

Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival returns for its 49th year; here is what you need to know.

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Watch Ben Platt and Kelly Clarkson Sing ‘Make You Feel My Love’ Together by Dan Meyer

The pair sang a duet of the Bob Dylan song on Clarkson’s new morning show October 15.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

See Marisa Tomei, Emun Elliott, and More at The Rose Tattoo Opening Night by Nathan Skethway

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

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A man walked into SF art gallery and left with a $20,000 Salvador Dali etching by Wire Service

San Francisco police are looking for a man who was caught on surveillance video stealing a $20,000 Salvador Dali etching from an art gallery on Sunday.

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by Susan Grace

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REVIEW: The Man In The White Suit, Wyndhams Theatre London ✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Douglas Mayo reviews The Man In The White Suit starring Stephen Mangan now playing at the Wyndhams Theatre London. This post REVIEW: The Man In The White Suit, Wyndhams Theat…

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How The Screenwriter of The Netflix Hit, A Christmas Prince, Turned Her “Christmas Karen” Nickname into a Bankable Brand by Jeryl Brunner

Karen Schaler used her creativity and passion to share her Christmas joy.

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London’s Wicked Will Welcome New Boq by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical continues at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.

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All-Party Parliamentary Group for Theatre: ‘We will lift the veil on the inner workings of the theatre industry’ by The Stage

Following the recent launch of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Theatre, its co-chairs, MPs Tracy Brabin and Giles Watling, explain why the

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Read Reviews for Soft Power at The Public Theater by Dan Meyer

David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori’s new work takes a look at East-meets-West culture.

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Tell Us In 10: Rosie Day by Kitty Underwood

This week in Tell Us In 10, the spotlight is on Rosie Day, who is currently starring in the darkly funny The Girl Who Fell at Trafalgar Studios 2. The post Tell Us In 10: Rosie Day appeared …

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Q&A with Charlie Russell from Groan Ups at The Vaudeville

Mischief Theatre actress Charlie Russell (Katie) takes time out of busy performance schedule to share all the details about herself and her latest show Groan Ups. Having premiered on 20 Se…

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Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 10/16/19 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 10/16/19. The Love Boat docks at TheaterWorks. A Shayna Maidel at Playhouse on Park, regional arts resources and arts news for WMass and No.CT.

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Drama Centre is being destroyed – your views, October 17 by The Stage

It was a shock to see The Stage’s front page headline on October 10. My worst fears were quickly confirmed. It seems

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‘Enormous passion & frightening intensity’: BABY REINDEER – Bush Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Baby Reindeer at the Bush Theatre, stand-up comedian Richard Gadd’s provocative one-man show about a stalker and complicit victimhood, is darkly exciting.

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Slave Play ****1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg October 17, 2019: The raves and buzz surrounding playwright Jeremy O. Harris are well deserved. A surprising young writer, his grasp of dramatic form, from medieval mir…

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Migrating Our Skills as Cultural Workers by Joon Lynn Goh, Janna Graham

By Joon Lynn Goh, Janna Graham. Cultural organizer and producer Joon Lynn Goh speaks with Janna Graham, a research-based practitioner, curator, and lecturer, about connecting cultural work…

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Diary: Too much sex and booze in shows? Blame the audience by Tabard

It’s not been a good week for theatre. Not in terms of what’s on stage, you understand, but rather what’s been happening

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

London’s pub theatres to be celebrated in dedicated award by Georgia Snow

Pub theatres in London are set to be recognised with a new dedicated award celebrating their contribution to the industry. The inaugural

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Five Women Sentenced For Plot To Blow Up Notre-Dame De Paris by Artsjournal1

“A French court on Monday sentenced five members of an all-female jihadist cell to between five and 30 years in prison over a failed bid to detonate a car bomb outside Notre-Dame cathedral…

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What English National Opera Really Needs From Its New Boss: Bankers by Artsjournal1

“Bankers” are something that ENO’s previous two artistic directors didn’t manage to provide many of, and it’s now up to Annilese Miskimmon, their new successor, to get some. Fortun…

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Content warning: this festival is for 'generation snowflake' by Catherine Love

Handle With Care, a three-week festival at Camden People’s theatre, aims to contest perceptions about millennials’ entitlement, fragility and offence-taking Handle With Care, the title …

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Some Guidance On Researching Open Meeting & Records Laws In Your State by Joe Patti

In response to my post last week about the surge of people seeking my advice regarding the open meeting and open records laws of their states based on a 2016 ArtsHacker post I had written, A…

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How To Find The Perfect Audition Monologue

Finding the perfect monologue for an audition can be a daunting task. After all, it's not like you can listen to potential options via cast recordings - there's a little more digging to be d…

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Breaking: MRS. DOUBTFIRE Will Open on Broadway in Spring 2020 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre

This just in! Mrs. Doubtfire, the new musical based on the film of the same name, will open on Broadway this coming spring at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. Previews will begin Monday, March…

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Q&A with Nancy Zamit from Groan Ups at The Vaudeville

It only just premiered last month and Mischief Theatre's latest comedy Groan Ups is raking in outstanding reviews from both audiences and critics alike. This bundle of joy and comedic gold …

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NEWS: Ovalhouse continues bringing the house down with Demolition Party season by Featured Content

Following the success of current show We Dig, Ovalhouse will continue its final season, dubbed the Demolition Party season, at its Kennington home with a series of shows set to leave the bui…

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Tomei's performance is stunningly operatic by Simon Saltzman

review of The Rose Tattoo at Roundabout

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Mrs. Doubtfire Musical, Starring Rob McClure, Jenn Gambatese & More, Will Transfer to Broadway by

In advance of a highly anticipated world premiere run at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre, the new musical Mrs. Doubtfire has scheduled a 2020 Broadway transfer to the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. …

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Staceyann Chin on Why She Finally Decided to Publish Her Legendary Spoken Word Poetry by Lauren Leblanc, Lauren Leblanc

How having a daughter, and considering her legacy as a queer black woman and political activist, made Staceyann Chin decide she wanted more agency in writing her own history.

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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by James Marino

“Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day. Any and all feedback is appreciated:Ashley Steves [email protected] | …

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Mrs. Doubtfire Broadway musical gets full cast, opening date by Maureen Lee Lenker

Broadway is about to be hit with a run-by fruiting. On Wednesday, producers announced the full cast and a spring Broadway opening date for Mrs. Doubtfire, a musical based on the 1993 film …

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Obituary: Terence Knapp – London-born actor who found fame in Hawaii by Michael Quinn

A founding member of the National Theatre, Terence Knapp found fame on the other side of the world where he was formally

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‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Musical Sets Date For Broadway, Announces Cast by Greg Evans

Mrs. Doubtfire has a sure date with Broadway and, as rumored, she’ll be arriving with Beetlejuice‘s Rob McClure in the title role, producers announced this morning. The musical, directed…

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Mrs. Doubtfire Musical Set Broadway Cast and Dates by Olivia Clement

Following its world premiere in Seattle, the new musical comedy will transfer to the Sondheim Theatre.

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‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ musical to open on Broadway this season by Caitlin Huston

“Mrs. Doubtfire” is coming to Broadway this season. The musical, based on the Twentieth Century Fox film, will play the Stephen Sondheim Theatre beginning March 9, 2020, with an opening …

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Welcome to the Theatre! The Broadway Debuts of The Lightning Thief by JK

Congratulations to the entire company of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical on the opening of your show tonight on Broadway. Here's to a successful run!We'd like to send specia…

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Theater Time Review: "The Rose Tattoo" by Joseph Cervelli

Misguided direction turns Williams' play into an almost total comedy.

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NEWS: Full 18-strong cast announced for James McAvoy-led Cyrano de Bergerac by Press Releases

Full details of the 18-strong company joining James McAvoy in Cyrano de Bergerac in the West End have been announced.

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Chicago’s Architecture Biennial is a radical take on tough themes

The event’s third instalment abounds in hidden narratives but offers few new buildings

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Nicholas McLean to join Wicked West End cast as Boq

It’s been 13 years since this iconic production opened at the West End’s Apollo Victoria following the huge success the spellbinding show had on Broadway. Since then, the show has conti…

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Roger Bart to play Doc Brown in Back To The Future musical

The new West End musical adaptation of Back To The Future welcomes Roger Bart among its cast. The Tony Award-winning American actor is set to portray the iconic Doc Brown when the show prem…

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Post-show video and photos: Wrestling with absurdism, anthropomorphism & coercive control in Mites by Terri Paddock

A philosophising cat, a famished dog and a family of mites all make appearances – and strong impressions – in Mites, a new play by up-and-coming young British playwright James Mannion,…

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Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of SOFT POWER at the Public?

The Public Theater presents Soft Power, with play and lyrics by Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang, music and additional lyrics by Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori, choreography by Tony nom…

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Full funding secured for museum showcasing Blackpool’s circus and magic history by Ruth Comerford

A funding boost of £4 million from the National Lottery Heritage Fund has secured the development of a new museum in Blackpool

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The twenty-five record albums that changed my life (2) by Terry Teachout

Various forms of the records-that-changed-my-life meme have been making the rounds lately, so I came up with my own version, which I call “The Twenty-Five Record Albums That Changed My Lif…

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Snapshot: Yeats reads “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” by Terry Teachout

W.B. Yeats reads “The Lake Isle of Innisfree.” This reading was originally recorded by the BBC on October 28, 1936: (This is the latest in a series of arts- and history-related videos th…

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Almanac: Yeats on old age by Terry Teachout

There’s not a woman turns her face Upon a broken tree, And yet the beauties that I loved Are in my memory; I spit into the face of Time That has transfigured me. William Butler Yeats, “T…

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Groan Ups at Vaudeville Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Groan Ups, the first production in Mischief Theatre’s year-long season at the Vaudeville Theatre.

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Who Killed Joan Crawford? mixes camp and mystery by Marissa Oberlander

Delicious acerbic drag performances spice up this whodunit. "I think the most important thing a woman can have—next to talent, of course—is her hairdresser,"…

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Bloody Bathory brings an infamous (alleged) serial killer back to life by Kerry Reid

Barrens Theatre's inventive immersive church staging is just the right amount of creepy. When it comes to infamous female serial killers, Aileen Wuornos has noth…

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Three Muslim women confront polygamy in Twice, Thrice, Frice by Kerry Reid

Silk Road Rising and International Voices Project collaborate on this world premiere comedy. Three women—one an MBA student in her early 30s, one a painter and…

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Blonde Poison has a fascinating history, but it lacks dramatic tension by Jack Helbig

A real-life Jewish "catcher" for the Gestapo never takes compelling shape in this Agency Theater Collective production. Nicknamed "blond poison" by the Nazis (he…

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A closeted gay man finds love and community onstage in A Man of No Importance by Josh Flanders

Pride Films and Plays provides an emotionally engaging production of this set-in-Dublin musical. Oscar Wilde wrote "most people are other people . . . their live…

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Back in the Day captures the heyday of the underage house scene in Chicago by Janaya Greene

Rival dance crews find common ground in UrbanTheater's staging. When house music is recounted in books, television shows, and other media, three things are alway…

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Comfortable Shoes stands and delivers by Catey Sullivan

Ida Cuttler's solo show for the Neo-Futurists considers the stories women tell to save their lives. Toward the end of her rambunctious and profound one-woman sho…

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Language of Angels fails to take flight by Catey Sullivan

Three Crows tries to breathe life into a play bogged down in stereotypes. Think The Dukes of Hazzard meets Night of the Living Dead, but more reliant on stereoty…

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Despite some flaws, The Master Comic offers a compelling portrait of a predator by Sheri Flanders

The grimy legacy of Bill Cosby haunts this world premiere at MPAACT. MPAACT's latest world premiere, The Master Comic, dives headfirst into controversial waters …

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In Keely and Du, a basement becomes an abortion-rights battleground by Kerry Reid

A pregnant woman seeking an abortion and her Christian captor face off in Jane Martin's still-relevant 1993 play. The pseudonymous Jane Martin (long rumored to b…

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Hell Followed With Her is less gory than advertised by Dan Jakes

A ghost-town saloon sets the stage for this zombie-spaghetti western hybrid. Open up any horror auteur's toolbox, and you'll likely see some recurring devices: t…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Bookfilter’s October Book of the Month by Michael Giltz For Broadway Direct

Every month, BookFilter picks the best new theater book, exclusively for Broadway Direct readers. Jerome Robbins: By Himself Edited and with commentary by Amanda Vail $40, Knopf Published Oc…

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The twenty-five record albums that changed my life (1) by Artsjournal1

Throughout the coming month, I’ll write about one of these albums every weekday in the order in which I first heard them, starting in 1968 with the first record I ever bought with my own m…

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Interlochen Center for the Arts – Director, Music Division by Artsjournal

Founded in 1928, Interlochen Center for the Arts (Interlochen) is located in beautiful Northwest Lower Michigan.

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Mission Creep??!! by Artsjournal1

A colleague recently shared that when they advocate for community engagement in their organization they get pushback about “mission creep.” Mission creep??!! If connecting the arts with …

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VIDEO: Get a First Look at Footage From SOFT POWER at the Public

The Public Theater presents Soft Power, with play and lyrics by Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang, music and additional lyrics by Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori, choreography by Tony nom…

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Megan Hilty on Patsy and Loretta, Playing Patsy Cline, and Why the Hair Had to Be Big by Mark Peikert

The Lifetime TV movie about the friendship between Cline and Loretta Lynn, co-starring Jessie Mueller, premieres October 19.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Wake Up With BWW 10/16: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Opens, and More!

Today's top stories: The Lightning Thief officially opens tonight, and more!

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Obituary: Juliette Kaplan – Last of the Summer Wine’s Pearl Sibshaw by Michael Quinn

Juliette Kaplan, who has died aged 80, will be best remembered for her 25-year residency in Roy Clarke’s Last of the Summer

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NEWS: New cast announced for Mischief long-runner The Play That Goes Wrong by Press Releases

The Play That Goes Wrong, the Olivier and Tony Award-winning box office hit which recently celebrated its fifth birthday, today announces the new cast at the West End's Duchess Theatre from …

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NEWS: Park Theatre’s 2020 season includes Rags transfer & tenth-anniversary revival of Clybourne Park by Press Releases

Park Theatre's new 2020 season highlights include the first major London revival of Bruce Norris' multi-award-winning play Clybourne Park, the transfer of Hope Mill Theatre's musical hit Rag…

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Receive training from West End actors at Musical Theatre Academy by Promoted Content

The Musical Theatre Academy sets itself apart from other drama schools with its exceptional pastoral care, its teaching staff of industry professionals

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Be a ‘creative citizen of the world’ with Sharjah Performing Arts Academy by Promoted Content

Sharjah Performing Arts Academy offers four-year, full-time degrees in acting, production and musical theatre. With its aim to ‘create a theatre revolution’,

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Institute for Contemporary Theatre: new name, new course, new horizons by Promoted Content

Formerly known as the Brighton Institute for Contemporary Theatre Training, (BRICTT) the organisation has developed contemporary training for young performers, encompassing hip hop

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Be prepared for your career with Leeds College of Music by Promoted Content

Launching two new acting degree courses, Leeds College of Music, with its specialist facilities, is preparing students for a career by connecting

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Drama St Mary’s, Twickenham: A ‘real world’ platform for students by Promoted Content

From its free-of-charge full-day auditions to ample rehearsal and performing facilities, Drama St Mary’s takes a holistic approach to its drama training

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Join the Guildford School of Acting family with universal training by Promoted Content

More than a drama school, Guildford School of Acting students say it feels like a family. With its world-class facilities and successful

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Drama Studio London: Helping you find your unique talents to set you on the path to success by Promoted Content

By not focusing on one specific technique, Drama Studio London gives its students the opportunity to develop their own individual style, building

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How READ College’s bursaries are opening up access by Promoted Content

Now offering funding of up to 60% for students via its new Access to the Arts scheme, READ College provides practical foundation

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Nicholas McLean takes over as Boq in Wicked from 20 January

New casting alert for WICKED! There's a brand-new Boq in Oz in the new year. Welcome to Nicholas McLean. Do you know who else is in the current cast of this long-running blockbuster?

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A Stoughton mom shares her nine-year-old’s path to a Broadway tour by Emily Turner

Stella Cobb will play young Anna for Disney's 'Frozen the Musical.'

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‘Complete laugh-out-loud escapism’: NOISES OFF – West End ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

With a heart of gold reminder about professionalism in the arts, Noises Off is a must see production which will surely continue to have audiences gasping for air and slapping their thighs.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Hope Mill leads Park Theatre's 2020 with Rags transfer, including evening with Stephen Schwartz

Following its UK premiere at Manchester's Hope Mill Theatre this year, Stephen Schwartz’s RAGS The Musical transfers to London's Park Theatre from 9 January to 8 February 2020, with a pres…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

The Great Society Star Marc Kudisch’s Favorite Theatregoing Experiences by Andrew Gans

The three-time Tony nominee reflects on his favorite stage performances including those given on Broadway, on tour, and in Las Vegas.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘It’s Only a Play’ falls flat on many levels by Joanne Engelhardt

The big question is why Hillbarn Theatre would want to squander its hard-earned dollars on such an outdated (despite its updates), unfunny, mostly uninteresting play as “It’s Only a Play…

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David Benedict: Annilese Miskimmon is a good choice to produce ‘bankers’ at ENO by David Benedict

Last week, English National Opera produced shocking news. It arrived on the back of the previous week’s season openings of two operas

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Fall for Dance 2019: Program 5 by Joel Benjamin

Monica Bill Barnes totally changed the mood with her thoroughly delightful “The Running Show” which used physical contests as a metaphor for dance.  Barnes stood in the midst of sixteen…

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On the Couch with Paolo Bordogna by Arts Review

Who is Paolo Bordogna? I’m an Italian opera singer. I was born in a little town close to Milan and I’m the only musician in my family. I’m saying this because I want to pay a tribute t…

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Ernie Dingo to star alongside a host of young Australian talent for the Bran Nue Dae 30th Anniversary Tour by Arts Review

Legendary Australian actor and TV presenter Ernie Dingo will reprise the role of Uncle Tadpole he first performed 30 years ago when the hit musical Bran Nue Dae, written by Jimmy Chi in coll…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Meghan Picerno Takes Over as Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Meghan Picerno, a celebrated alum of the Phantom of the Opera world tour, reprises her turn as Christine Daaé in the musical's legendary Broadway production beginning on October 16. She rep…

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The Lightning Thief Officially Opens on the Great White Way by

On the heels of celebrated off-Broadway and touring engagements, The Lightning Thief, the rollicking stage adaptation of Rick Riordan's young adult fantasy novel, officially opens at Broadw…

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Eight new Commissions announced for the 2020 Keir Choreographic Award by Arts Review

Now in its fourth edition, Keir Foundation, Dancehouse, Carriageworks and the Australia Council for the Arts have announced the eight artists and collectives who have been commissioned to ma…

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Ever wondered how China sees America? ‘Soft Power’ offers amusing ideas. by Peter Marks

David Henry Hwang’s musical-in-a-play comes to New York’s Public Theater.

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Courtney Reed Returns to Aladdin as Princess Jasmine October 16 by Dan Meyer

The original Disney Broadway princess star will once again step into the role through October 27 at New Amsterdam Theatre.

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The Rose Tattoo at the American Airlines Theatre, New York — love in a land of stereotypes

Tennessee Williams’s play is gently comic affair set in an Italian-American fantasyland

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Hong Kong protesters go into creative overdrive

Anti-government activists are using the arts as a weapon in the battle to hold public attention

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On the Couch with Oseloka Obi and James Russell-Morley by Arts Review

Who is? Oseloka Obi (OO): The second child. James Russell-Morley (JRM): Actor living in Hertfordshire, England. What would you do differently to what you do now? (OO): I wish I carried on pl…

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IMPRESSIONS: John Kelly's “Underneath the Skin" at NYU Skirball by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: John Kelly's “Underneath the Skin" at NYU Skirball, "Kelly’s subject is an unapologetically gay man named Samuel Morris Steward (1909-1993), who did not seek out doom, b…

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Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new production opens at The Triad October 16.

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The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical Opens on Broadway October 16 by Andrew Gans

The production, recently seen in a national tour, is playing a 16-week engagement at the Longacre Theatre.

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How Do You Translate Desire and Longing Into Theatre? - Performer and playwright Edgar Oliver conjures a lost friend and a lost city in 'VICTOR'

Performer and playwright Edgar Oliver conjures a lost friend and a lost city in VICTOR---Over the summer I ran into playwright, poet and performer Edgar Oliver on the street. We'd met a few …

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