Monday, November 11, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Reclaiming the Legend of Bhagat Singh by Vikram Phukan

Piyush Mishra’s Gagan Damama Bajyo centers around the young freedom fighter’s ideology of universal brotherhood, anarchism, atheism and fierce patriotism. The shenanigans of the past wee…

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Tootsie Sets Final Performance Date on Broadway; National Tour to Launch in 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

Tootsie, the new Broadway musical based on the beloved 1982 comedy flick, will play its final performance at the Marquis Theatre on January 5, 2020. The celebrated tuner began previews on M…

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‘Lost Virginity Tour’ A Golden Years Trip Down Memory Lane by Bill Hirschman

The Lost Virginity Tour, produced by Pigs Do Fly Productions, tells of four senior women who take a roadtrip across the country to revisit the sites where they.... well, read the title.

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Asia TOPA: Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts 2020 Program Announced by Arts Review

The full Asia TOPA: Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts 2020 program has been unveiled with an astonishing 54 works – many of those featuring intercultural collaborations – spannin…

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Dean, Ira Brind School of Theater Arts by Artsjournal

The new dean will play a key role in formulating and enacting strategies to position the School of Theater as a global leader for unique and distinctive programs reflective and inclusive …

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Review: Reflections That Sear in a Reborn ‘Fires in the Mirror’ by Ben Brantley

The Signature Theater revival of Anna Deavere Smith’s drama about the Crown Heights race riots confirms this play’s status as an enduring work of art.

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Growing Up With Tony-Winning Costume Designer Ann Roth for an Aunt, Amy Roth Makes a Name for Herself in the ‘Family Business’ by Ruthie Fierberg

Ann and Amy Roth share the secrets to successful costume design, plus a close-up look at Amy's design for Ed Norton’s Motherless Brooklyn.

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Bucks County Playhouse presents ‘Once’ by Michelle Nugent

Modern, ordinary musical icons Guy and Girl return once again, this time to the Bucks County Playhouse. Michelle Nugent reviews.

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‘Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue’ offers dazzling dancing and majestic music by William Powell

Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue is a treat for the eyes and an ocean-tide of extravagance for the senses. This is a musical with dance moves that make you feel as if you are burning…

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Richard Nelson expands his distinctive brand of kitchen-table realism with his splendidly acted new play.

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Review: Fires in the Mirror by Brian Scott Lipton

Michael Benjamin Washington (“The Boys in the Band”) delivers a tour-de-force performance under Saheem Ali’s mostly invisible direction in "Fires in the Mirror."

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The Pennsylvania Ballet presents ‘World Premieres’ by Camille Bacon-Smith

The Pennsylvania Ballet presents three diverse choreographic voices in a trio of contemporary world premieres. Camille Bacon-Smith reviews.

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Fires in the Mirror: A Hot-Button Show Whose Glow Hasn’t Dimmed by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★★ Anna Deavere Smith’s one-person show still burns bright with star Michael Benjamin Washington and a timely-as-ever theme The post Fires in the Mirror: A Hot-Button Show Who…

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

New Opportunities for NSW Creatives by Arts Review

Funding of nearly $1 million from the NSW Government will support a suite of new fellowships, small project grants and professional development opportunities for artists across the state. Ai…

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SUNSET BABY (Azuka): A shining lead performance by Toby Zinman

Victoria Aaliyah Goins shines in a new play by a hot young playwright

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Tina: The Tina Turner Musical ****, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward November 11, 2019: Nowhere is the contrast between today’s Broadway and Off-Broadway more sharply defined than in the productions of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical at…

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WORLD PREMIERES (PA Ballet): A diverse program of new work by Eri Yoneda

What is contemporary ballet? Where is it heading? Pennsylvania Ballet offer some answers.

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Vocal ensemble Cantus explores human connection in the Digital Age with ‘Alone Together’ at the Kennedy Center by Whitney Fishburn

“I realized the thing I missed most in my process was people,” American composer Libby Larsen told me recently. She was speaking about her commissioned work “YOU,” which the vocal en…

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SAVING GRACE by Matt Windman

Adrienne Warren is extraordinary in a rather ordinary jukebox musical.

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

‘Tootsie’ to Pack Up Her Wig on Broadway by Elizabeth A. Harris

The musical comedy, which earned Santino Fontana a Tony Award for best actor, will close after its Jan. 5 performance.

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Studio Theatre’s ‘White Pearl’ tackles globalization and intra-Asian racism with acerbic wit by Barbara Mackay

If you attend Studio Theatre’s current production of the brilliantly acerbic White Pearl and feel in the first ten minutes that you’re not sure you know what’s happening, don’t worry…

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Tootsie Announces Closing by Stagelight

Will play final performance on Sunday, January 5th

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

by Peter J Snee

The Australian Musical Theatre Festival today announced a New Musical Theatre Residency, a week-long residency for the purpose of developing and supporting new Australian musical theatre. It…

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American Shakespeare Center mines the humor in Shaw’s ‘Caesar and Cleopatra’ by Andrew Walker White

The plays of George Bernard Shaw are, to be honest, an acquired taste. Erudite in the extreme, filled with Shaw’s unique sense of his own intellectual superiority—which is expressed with…

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SIX the Musical Australia confirms its Queens by Arts Review

The Producers of the critically acclaimed West End hit, SIX the Musical have announce the Australian Queens that will presents a 75-minute celebration of 21st-century girl power at the Sydne…

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SIX THE MUSICAL Confirms Casting For Australian Production

The Australian producers of the musical SIX have announced the Australian Queens set to join SIX as it embarks on its Australian tour.

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Marie Osmond says she 'chipped off a piece' of her kneecap in second onstage fall by Ashley Boucher

Marie Osmond fell last week for the second time while performing in Las Vegas — but she’s proving that the show must go on! Marie, 60, revealed on The Talk on Monday that she “chipped …

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

Every month, BookFilter picks the best new theater book, exclusively for Broadway Direct readers. The Contender: The Story of Marlon Brando By William J. Mann $35, Harper Out now The revolut…

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Cuts & Changes Revealed for Ivo van Hove's Broadway Revival of West Side Story by Andy Lefkowitz

Avant-garde director Ivo van Hove is gearing up to present main-stem audiences with a fresh take on the classic American musical West Side Story next month. The Tony winner whose triumph…

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Original Grand Hotel Stars Reunite for 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration by Paul Wontorek

Grand Hotel original cast members Karen Akers, Keith Crowningshield, David Jackson, Ken Jennings, Timothy Jerome, Charles Mandracchia, Penny Worth and Walter Willison are reuniting on Novemb…

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We're Rolling! Sing Alongside the Cast and Friends of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical on Opening Night! by

On opening night of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, the cast and guests take on a melodic Red Carpet Challenge in Proud Mary-oke!

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Broadway Grosses: Mean Girls Retains Fetch Factor at the Box Office by

The kids might be back in school, but Mean Girls is still a hot ticket with Broadway audiences. The cheered musical comedy based on Tina Fey's hit film is having a strong fall, most especi…

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Odds & Ends: Anthony Rapp & Ken Ithiphol Announce Engagement & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. To Days of Inspiration! Anthony Rapp & Ken Ithiphol Announce Engagement Anthony Rapp, the beloved actor who originated th…

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TOOTSIE To Play Final Broadway Performance in January

It was announced today that the Tony-nominated musical TOOTSIE will play its final performance at at the Marquis Theatre on Sunday, January 5, 2020.

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Tootsie to close on Broadway in January by Maureen Lee Lenker

It’s time for Santino Fontana to hang up his heels. On Monday, producers announced a closing date for Broadway’s Tootsie, the musical based on the 1982 film of the same name. The produ…

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Broadway’s ‘Tootsie’ Announces Closing Date; Musical Won Two Tonys But Peaked Too Early by Greg Evans

Tootsie, the Broadway musical that had an easier time charming critics than winning potential ticket buyers, will play its final performance on Sunday, January 5, 2020. The musical, based on…

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‘Tootsie’ will end its Broadway run in January by Caitlin Huston

“Tootsie” will play its final Broadway performance on Jan. 5, 2020.  At that point, the musical will have played 293 regular and 25 preview performances at the Marquis Theatre. The clos…

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Tootsie Musical Sets Closing Date on Broadway by Dan Meyer

The Santino Fontana-led comedy opened at the Marquis Theatre in April.

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UK Report: Traditional Music Manager Role Has Become Unsustainable by Artsjournal

As managers assume a greater variety of responsibilities, the longstanding earnings model – a 20% commission – is viewed by many as “anachronistic and unfit for purpose”. – Arts Pr…

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Lauren Gunderson On Giving (And Getting) Voice In The Theatre by Artsjournal

Becoming the first woman to top the list of most-produced playwrights (in the 2017-18 U.S. season) was a feat, and this year’s return to the No. 1 spot might be even more impressive. But t…

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French Theatre That Kids Find More Compelling Than Their Screens by Artsjournal

In an era of limitless on-demand entertainment, the timeworn art of French marionette theater continues to capture minds and hearts in this country in ways that smartphones, video games and …

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Woody Allen, Amazon Studios Settle $68 Million Lawsuit by Artsjournal

The parties reached the settlement Friday, according to a one-page filing in the Federal District Court in Manhattan. Details of the deal remain under wraps, but individuals whom Deadline ch…

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Machines Become More Creative When They’re Allowed To Wander by Artsjournal

Because of biology’s track record, Kenneth Stanley and others have come to believe that if we want algorithms that can navigate the physical and social world as easily as we can — or bet…

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Last Year Archaeologists Dated Cave Paintings In Spain Back To The Neanderthals. Were They Wrong? by Artsjournal

Published in the Journal of Human Evolution, the critique, led by New York University archaeologist Randall White and co-authored by 44 international researchers, suggests that the dating te…

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UK Publishers, Booksellers Wrestle With Selling Right Wing Books by Artsjournal

With a divisive election looming and rising rates of hate crime, the question of how best to engage with opposing views is, says David Shelley of the publishing giant Hachette, hotly debated…

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Art Auction Guarantees Are Losing Popularity. Will This Crash The Market? by Artsjournal

After an unprecedented expansion in recent years, third-party guarantees may have lost their magic. Their use appears to have peaked. Now, the trade is left wondering: Have guarantees become…

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Comedian David Mitchell: The Internet Has Been A Disaster For Culture by Artsjournal

“Genuinely, I think the internet and the smartphone have been a disaster for civilisation,” he says. “I think it would be very helpful for us to see it as a disaster, see it as somethi…

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Dance As Opportunity In The Slums Of Rio by Artsjournal

The violence, the hopelessness and the misery in the slums of Rio de Janeiro are all a direct result of the lack of guidance, role models or future prospects — except drug trafficking — …

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Pulitzer-Prize Winning A Soldier’s Play Finally Arrives on Broadway by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

More than 35 years after winning the Pulitzer Prize for drama, Charles Fuller’s A Soldier’s Play is at long last headed to Broadway. The cast is led by a pair of veteran stage and screen…

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Perfect Pairings: The Great Broadway Musical Composing Teams by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

We’ve heard the old adage “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts,” and Broadway musical scores have proven to be no exception. Matching vibrant, emotion-inducing melodies to w…

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

The Rep extends its run of 'Feeding Beatrice' by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Rep extends run of supernatural comedy-drama.

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Australian cast of Six confirmed! by Gabi Bergman

SIX THE MUSICAL’S AUSTRALIAN QUEENS CONFIRMED! The Australian producers of critically acclaimed West End hit musical SIX are thrilled to announce the Australian Queens set to join SIX as i…

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Azuka Theatre presents Dominique Morriseau’s ‘Sunset Baby’ by Cameron Kelsall

Azuka Theatre’s production of Dominique Morriseau’s ‘Sunset Baby’ benefits from a sensational central performance. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Tootsie , the Broadway musical adapted from the 1982 movie about a struggling actor whose career takes off when he plays a woman, will close on Jan. 5, the production announced tonight. Cap…

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Tootsie to Close After the New Year by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The musical comedy Tootsie, currently playing at Broadway’s Marquis Theatre, will play its final performance just after the New Year rings in. The closing curtain for the Tony-winning show…

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Darcy Brown on Oil by Gabi Bergman

Ella Hickson’s Oil explores the underlying greed of society, and the global implications of our reliance on the titular fossil fuel. Set across the span of 150 years, the play deals with…

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Shakespeare meets choose your own adventure in St Kilda by Peter J Snee

Melbourne Shakespeare Company returns to St Kilda Botanical Gardens this December with an ambitious production of The Taming of the Shrew where each night the audience chooses who plays the …

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Bravo for reviving the play that scandalized Jane Austen’s world by Celia Wren

Elizabeth Inchbald’s “Lovers’ Vows” features a hilarious performance — the butler did it.

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Review: Strong acting and singing performances make ‘Into the Woods’ worthwhile by Joanne Engelhardt

Strong vocal and acting performances make the current Broadway by the Bay production of the Stephen Sondheim- James Levine musical of reconstructed fairy tales, “Into the Woods,” pleasur…

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Shepherding the Show by Andrea L. Shell

A stage manager’s role in executing productive tech rehearsals The post Shepherding the Show appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Betsy Wolfe and Matt Bogart Will Star in Developmental Reading of Original New Musical INDIGO

Sing Out, Louise! Productions will hold a developmental reading of Indigo, an original new musical featuring music & lyrics by MAC Award winning composer Scott Evan Davis and a book by J…

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Review: Agnes of God, Factory 449’s devastating look at religious faith and science by Tim Treanor

In a convent of cloistered Catholic nuns, a baby lies in a wastebasket. She has lived for less than an hour, before being strangled with her own umbilical cord. In another part of the room, …

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‘Jagged Little Pill’ Swallows $1.1M In First Full Week; Broadway’s Total Box Office At $35M by Greg Evans

Jagged Little Pill, the Alanis Morissette musical that’s not about Alanis Morissette, joined the Million Dollar Club in its first full week on the Broadway grosses chart, taking in $1,107,…

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The Philadelphia Heritage Art Ensemble presents ‘Crossing the Bridge 2’ by Suzanne Cloud

Philadelphia Heritage Art Ensemble’s latest album is a musical tribute to 1950s/60s hard bop Philly jazz history. Suzanne Cloud reviews.

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Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with The Rose Tattoo Star Ella Rubin

Ella Rubin talks about making her Broadway debut in Tennessee Williams' The Rose Tattoo, juggling high school and Broadway, and her passion for the environment.

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My First Produced Play? Ah, I Remember It Well. by Laura Collins-Hughes

The return of Tony Kushner’s “A Bright Room Called Day” prompted us to ask leading writers: How did it go for you? And what did you learn?

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VIDEO: BANDSTAND National Tour Salutes Veterans In Celebration Of Veterans Day

Ain't we proud! The national tour cast of the Tony-winning musical Bandstand are saluting our veterans in celebration of Veterans Day. Check out this video to see the heartfelt message from …

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Inside Broadway Will Offer 2,000 NYC Students an Exclusive, Behind-the-Scenes Look at Broadway's BEETLEJUICE

On Thursday, December 12 leading NYC arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway (Executive Director, Michael Presser) and Broadway's 'DELICIOUSLY DARK and HILARIOUS new musical' (Entertainment…

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Everything you need to know Disney+ series Encore! from co-creator Kristen Bell by Lynette Rice

Kristen Bell is making it possible for adults to re-do high school — at least a really important part of it. For Encore! — an original docuseries that’ll debut November 12 on Disney+ …

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Columbia University Acquires Patti LuPone’s Theatrical Archive by Andrew Gans

The two-time Tony winner, who returns to Broadway later this season in the revival of Company, has donated a portion of her personal archive to the Manhattan institution.

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Grosses Analysis: Tina: The Tina Turner Musical Rolls Into the Broadway Box Office Frontrunners by Ryan McPhee

The new bio-musical starring Adrienne Warren opened November 7.

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The Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival presents ‘Picture of His Life’ by Stephen Silver

'Picture of His Life,' a documentary about an enigmatic Israeli-American attempting a historic photographic feat, kicked off this year’s Fall Fest at the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film …

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AMERICAN BUFFALO Starring Darren Criss and Laurence Fishburne Announces Special Pre-Sale & General On Sale Date

AMERICAN BUFFALO today announced a special pre-sale for fans of Darren Criss. Tickets will be available beginning Friday, November 15, 2019 at 10am EST and run through Sunday, November 17, 2…

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Review: A fearless Kristin Chenoweth dazzles in ‘For the Girls’ by Charles Isherwood

To the long list of adjectives we toss around like verbal confetti to describe Kristin Chenoweth – radiant, impish, perky, sunny, funny! – we can now add fearless. In her concert at the …

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 11/11

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

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/10/19

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 11/10/2019.

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Photo Coverage: Katie Webber Receives the Legacy Robe on Opening Night of TINA

On Thursday night, November 7, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical celebrated opening night at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, and following in the great Broadway tradition, ensemble member Katie Webb…

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Check Out Exclusive Photos From Rehearsals for MsTRIAL Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The new play by Dep Kirkland, about sexual assault in the legal field, begins performances November 14 at New World Stages.

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Broadway Horoscope: The Bio-Musical Edition by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Which bio-musical are you, according to your astrological sign?

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Albert Poland Takes Readers Through Decades of Vibrant Theatrical History With Memoir Stages by Mark Peikert

The general manager for shows including Little Shop of Horrors, The Grapes of Wrath, and The Boy From Oz looks back on his storied career.

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Terri trips: Toe-tapping along with 42nd Street at the cinema by Featured Content

I loved the recent outrageously lavish West End production of 42nd Street at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, but was annoyed I didn't get a chance to return to see the recast before it finishe…

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BWW TV: Stars of TINA Share Their Favorite Tina Turner Songs!

The new musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, TINA - THE Tina Turner MUSICAL just opened on Broadway last week, November 7. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night …

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Poisoned Polluted review at Old Red Lion, London – ‘powerful story of addiction’ by Grace Wood

Kathryn O’Reilly’s new play, her second after 2016’s Screwed, follows two sisters as they seek to find their place in the world.

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BWW TV: Len Cariou, Craig Bierko & More Explain What HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Is All About

Harry Townsend's Last Stand a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter will premiere at New York City Center Stage II.

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There is no ‘case’ for Yellowface – in Knoxville, TN #KnoxvilleOpera by Fairyprincessdiaries

The Fairy Princess is not going to ‘Cancel Madama Butterfly“. No one can. “We” have to find a way to have the conversation about what is the issue, for all the shows and musicals and…

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Upcoming N.Y.C. Auditions for The Bridges of Madison County, Sondheim on Sondheim, The King's Speech, and More by Playbill Staff

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

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Young Broadway star’s death reveals asthma’s fatal consequences by Martha Ross

Laurel Griggs, who debuted on Broadway at age 6, was born with asthma and died after suffering a 'massive' attack while she was at home doing her homework.

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Justin Smith discusses returning to Billy Elliott a generation on by Peter J Snee

Based on the film of the same name, Billy Elliot the Musical is a funny, gritty, heart-warming and feel-good celebration following the journey of a young boy raised in a small British mining…

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

BWW Exclusive: Listen to 'Someone to Fall Back On' from Marty Thomas's New Album

Broadway Records will soon release Marty Thomas: Slow Dancing With a Boy- available digitally and in stores on Friday, December 6, 2019. The album is currently available for pre-order at w…

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How Linda Lavin Scored the Lead in The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth gets the deets on the Harriet stars, spills the beans behind a old Broadway feud, and shares what to expect from the upcoming Actors Fund benefit.

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Nativity the musical London Flash Sale – Save up to 35% Book by 15th Nov by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Nativity the musical London Flash Sale - Book by Friday 15th November 2019 and save up to 35% when Nativity returns to the Eventim Apollo this Christmas. This post Nativity t…

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Piccadilly Theatre confirms reopening following ceiling collapse by Matthew Hemley

The Piccadilly Theatre has confirmed it will reopen today (November 11), with performances of Death of a Salesman resuming. Ambassador Theatre Group,

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Lin-Manuel Miranda On The Role Of Artists In Uncertain Times by Artsjournal

“What artists can do is bring stories to the table that are unshakably true—the sort of stories that, once you’ve heard them, won’t let you return to what you thought before.” – …

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Local News May Be Dying, But NPR Stations Are Growing Quickly by Artsjournal

Between 2011 and 2018, the 264 independent local NPR stations (plus 150 unaffiliated) added 1,000 full-time and part-time journalists, having started that timeframe with just over 2,000 jour…

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Synchronicity in Action by Angela Tricarico

by Adam Roberts Adam Roberts …

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BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Real Housewives of New York City Star Luann de Lesseps

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to playwright, composer, and lyricist Michael R. Jackson about Tori Amos's 1994 album 'Under the Pink.' They also discuss Liz Phair, Joni Mitchell, Maria…

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Kristin Chenoweth Delights Broadway Audiences in New Concert Engagement For the Girls by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth returned to Broadway on November 8 with a star-packed concert engagement titled For the Girls. The production will continue for a limited engagement through …

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Marc Shaiman to Write Original Music for Plaza Suite Starring Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning composer Marc Shaiman has been recruited to pen original music for the upcoming Broadway revival of Neil Simon's 1968 comedy Plaza Suite. The previously announced production, …

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West End Death of a Salesman to Resume Performances Following Ceiling Collapse by Andy Lefkowitz

After an event on November 6 during which part of the Piccadilly Theatre's ceiling crashed down during a performance of Death of a Salesman, theater owner Ambassador Theatre Group has announ…

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for Broadway Revival of Caroline, or Change by

Tickets are now on sale for upcoming main-stem revival of Caroline, or Change. Director Michael Longhurst's new production, a transfer from London's West End, will begin previews on Marc…

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Watch Brian Stokes Mitchell, Ryan McCartan, and More Preview Their Upcoming 54/Below Concerts by Dan Meyer

The performers will all bring their musical talent through the month of November.

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VIDEO SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Cast Sings Iconic Spongebob Quotes

It's far from a typical Bikini Bottom day because cast members from Nickelodeon's The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage are singing some of the most iconic lines from the beloved cartoon. Hav…

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Why This Director Visited Argentina Before Mounting Her Daring New Evita at City Center by Ruthie Fierberg

Sammi Cannold discloses the discoveries from her recent trip to Eva Perón’s home country and how they impact the storytelling in her Encores! production.

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City Lights serves up new ‘Pride and Prejudice’ sequel in San Jose by Randy McMullen

"The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley" is a new "Pride and Prejudice" sequel playing at City Lights Theater in San Jose.

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REVIEW ROUND–UP: Tina – The Tina Turner Musical on Broadway by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, show based on Tina Turner’s life and career, which has transferred to Broadway.

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Speak Your Truth: A Review of Tru at Stage 773 by Amanda Finn

A new musical by local production team of Gosz & Fotos tackles the personal effects of mental illness with generosity and insight.

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)


Disney+'s 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' arrives tomorrow, November 12, with the launch of the new streaming platform.

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Songwriters Angela Sclafani and Benjamin Velez Will Be Honored With 2019 Fred Ebb Award by Noah Mutterperl

Kate Baldwin will present the award at the Fred Ebb Foundation's ceremony December 2.

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PHOTOS: Behind the scenes for Aequitas Theatre’s UK premiere of e-baby by Featured Content

How much do you know about gestational surrogacy? Jane Cafarella's comedy-drama e-baby explores a relationship between a would-be mother and her surrogate. Sneak a peek inside rehearsals as …

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Veterans and Theater. Slings and Arrows returns for real!? Van Hove’s West Side Story Not Feeling Pretty. #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

On Veterans Day, a reminder from Adam Driver, Broadway veteran  and military veteran, and the founder of Arts in the Armed Forces, a nonprofit that brings theater to the military: “The …

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Experimental Theater Built To Survive the Zombie Apocalypse: Radiohole’s NOW SERVING by Dan O'Neil

even if death is on everyone’s menu, lurking somewhere after dessert, this evening, we survived

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Q&A with Will Fletcher from The Girl Who Fell

A show that is both hilarious and heart-wrenching; The Girl Who Fell by Sarah Rutherford is currently playing at the West End’s Trafalgar Studios 2 until 23 November. This poignant play …

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A sure bet: “Guys and Dolls” in Deal, New Jersey by Philip

The overture to “Guys and Dolls” is unique in that it is scripted as well as orchestrated. It is a street scene collage danced – acted-out really – by the ensemble: floozies, society…

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New North East drama training fund gets ‘extraordinary’ boost from £1.3m estate by Georgia Snow

A trust set up by actor Michael Jibson to help young people in Hull and East Yorkshire access drama school training has

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Young Vic bosses: Scratch performances of Death of a Salesman were miraculous by Matthew Hemley

Young Vic bosses have described the “miraculous” process of bringing three scratch performances of Death of a Salesman to their stage with

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Joel Grey Will Host 2019 Theater Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony by Andrew Gans

Hadestown Tony winner André De Shields, Donna McKechnie, Ann Reinking, and more will be honored November 18.

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Listen to an Exclusive Clip From Maddie Corman’s Accidentally Brave on Audible by Mark Peikert

Corman's solo show, seen Off-Broadway earlier this year, is now available for download.

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David Benedict: Piccadilly Theatre incident should put restoration levies in the spotlight by David Benedict

The best news of the week was that not only were mercifully few people injured in last Wednesday’s frightening partial ceiling collapse

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Should The LA Phil Take Over The Ford Theatre? by Artsjournal2

On the agenda for Tuesday’s Los Angeles Supervisors board meeting: Having the L.A. Philharmonic take over the outdoor Ford Theatre. According to the supervisor who made the proposal, “It…

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Is It Worth Waiting Two Hours In Line For A Few Minutes In A Kusama Infinity Mirrored Room? by Artsjournal2

Well: “That depends on how much you value your time — and what you expect of art in the age of Instagram. The smartphone, with its ever-finer cameras and ever-shinier screens, now shapes…

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Why Does The Minnesota Orchestra Do Overseas Tours? by Artsjournal2

Apparently, it’s not the money. There’s diplomacy, there’s prestige, and there’s the desire of areas of the world – China definitely included – to be seen as supporting Western c…

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Broadway Is Becoming A Place For Chummy Nights With Actors And Their Fanbases by Artsjournal2

Seriously, it seems to be almost a new genre. “These performances were rendered with a disarming, self-interrupting casualness, suggesting a happy ham at home among friends. And they often…

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A New Sculpture For Brooklyn’s New ‘Golden Age’ by Artsjournal2

But is it worthy? The sculpture started out with the name “We’re No. #1” and moved to, uh, “Unity,” a little less focused on the longstanding animosity between Brooklyn and Manhatt…

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The Paris Review’s New Poetry Editor Has Hope For The Future Of Literature by Artsjournal2

Vijay Seshadri, who became poetry editor for the legendary literary magazine in August, says that going through the Review‘s slush pile is invigorating. “You kind of feel that something …

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The Chattanooga Symphony And Its Concertmaster Are At Serious Odds by Artsjournal2

Holly Mulcahy hasn’t performed with the orchestra since April because of a contract dispute – a dispute so intense that one board member has resigned over it. That board member, film com…

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Sesame Street Had A 50th Birthday Party, But Who Was The Audience? by Artsjournal2

Was it kids? Maybe, if they truly love music. It was shiny, with a ton – a ton – of celebrity appearances, as befits, well, a show that’s on HBO. That’s a problem: “The celebration…

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Watching Americans Watch Parades by Artsjournal2

Imagine photographing the people lining the streets for 28 different parades in the U.S. – in 2016. “The very existence of each group portrait produces an illusion of unity, as if the pe…

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The Director Of The Planned CGI James Dean Movie Says It’s Not A Gimmick by Artsjournal2

The director says, “At the end of the day, what we really want people to know is the movie is about love and friendship, the veterans that served in the Vietnam War and especially the dogs…

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Like It Or Not (Probably You Do Not), Kim Kardashian Represents America by Artsjournal2

She’s at the intersection of race, gender, and social media. “Kim’s particular fame derives from a cherished place in the American racial imagination that, combined with wealth, preven…

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The Hate It Or Love It Hitler Joke Of Taika Waititi’s ‘Jojo Rabbit’ by Artsjournal2

Here’s the deal: It’s a movie that laughs at the Nazis and laughs at Hitler. “The controversy — or, at least, the orchestrated illusion of it — is built into the film’s faux outr…

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Some Schmuck In Idaho Keeps Hiding Library Books by Artsjournal2

The person doing it takes nonfiction books about Trump or guns – specifically the ones that aren’t favorable to the 45th president or gun enthusiasts – and hiding them. “‘I am goin…

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National Galleries Scotland Is The Latest Arts Organization To End Its Ties To BP by Artsjournal2

The 2019 BP Portrait Award will still take place in December, but that will be the last time NGS will host that show (at least, as sponsored by BP). The holdouts, that is, those arts organiz…

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Production Company Pulls Out Of Iconic Seattle Festival by Artsjournal

Bumbershoot, the Labor Day arts festival is almost 50 years old. But it’s changed significantly over the years and in its latest configuration began to resemble just another generic expens…

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Laurel Griggs, Actor On Broadway And ‘Saturday Night Live,’ Has Died At Age 13 by Artsjournal2

Griggs, who played Ivanka in ONCE: The Musical for 17 months after making her Broadway debut at age six in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, died from a massive asthma attack. – Variety

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Circus performer Symoné: ‘It’s important to let yourself fail and fall in love with performance’ by Ruth Comerford

Circus performer and dancer Symoné is currently preparing for the preview of her first theatre show at London’s Hoxton Hall as part

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BWW Readers Respond to WEST SIDE STORY Revival Cutting 'I Feel Pretty' and the 'Somewhere' Ballet

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Ivo van Hove has revealed details about the changes he has made for his reimagined production West Side Story is coming to Broadway this season, includi…

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Review Roundup: Kristin Chenoweth Returns to Broadway in FOR THE GIRLS

Kristin Chenoweth returns to the Broadway stage in a live concert celebrating the release of her new album FOR THE GIRLS (Concord Records, produced by Steve Tyrell), with Music Direction by …

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BWW Interview: WE WILL ROCK YOU's Trevor Coll on Bringing the North American Tour to New York City & Singing Queen's Iconic Anthems

Announced by Annerin Theatricals earlier this year, the North American tour of the Queen-inspired musical, WE WILL ROCK YOU, which debuted in 2002, returns to New York City this November at …

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Meet the box office experts who help keep theatres’ ticket sales on track by Nick Smurthwaite

Booking tickets for a show is key to the audience experience, but the importance of an efficient operation can be overlooked. Box

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Inside Perspectives: Producer Eva Price (“Jagged Little Pill”) and Director Sammi Cannold (“Evita”) by Matthew Wexler

Producer Eva Price ("Jagged Little Pill) and director Sammi Cannold ("Evita") share insights about their upcoming productions. The post Inside Perspectives: Producer Eva Price (“Jagged Lit…

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A First Look at Zizi Strallen and Charlie Stemp in the London Revival of Mary Poppins by Nathan Skethway

The Disney-Cameron Mackintosh musical plays the Prince Edward Theatre.

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BWW Exclusive: Watch Kristin Chenoweth Bring FOR THE GIRLS to Broadway!

The 4'11' powerhouse exploded onto the Broadway stage at The Nederlander Theatre, for her limited 8-performance run of FOR THE GIRLS, this weekend, to packed houses. At then end of the shows…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - November 11th - JAGGED LITTLE PILL and A CHRISTMAS CAROL Top Growth

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (24.28%), Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (8.10%), Beetlejuice (2.64%), Freestyle Love Supreme (2.20%) and Hadestown…

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Review: Lovers’ Vows. Will they? Won’t they? A delightful farce from We Happy Few by Kelly McCorkendale

Abstinence and sex. Sex and abstinence. They’ve long vexed the masses, from noble to peasant as far back as the 1700s, when British writer Elizabeth Inchbald translated a German play rough…

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Review: White Pearl, a blistering satire on racism in the skin care industry by Missy Frederick

In White Pearl, playwright Anchuli Felicia King quickly throws the audience into a keenly contemporary conflict: a viral social media PR crisis, with a company accused of racism. Inspired by…

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What Do Critics Think of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series? by Dan Meyer

The Disney+ series debuts as the streaming service launches November 12.

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Music Preview: “Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly: The Rock ’n’ Roll Dream Tour” — Virtual Presence by Scott McLennan

Believe it or not, Buddy Holly is on tour with another deceased rock ’n’ roll pioneer -- Roy Orbison. The post Music Preview: “Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly: The Rock ’n’ Roll Dre…

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Nosedive review at Barbican Pit, London – ‘frustratingly tame circus show about climate change’ by Anna Winter

Nosedive, by physical theatre company Superfan, is a well-meaning show about intergenerational burdens featuring three adult performers and two young children. The

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Angela Sclafani & Benjamin Velez To Receive This Year's Fred Ebb Award For Excellence in Musical Theatre Songwriting

The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell S. Bernard, Trustee) in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will present the fifteenth annual Fred Ebb Award fo…

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Any tips? A body language expert puts the spotlight on orchestra conductors by Jeremy Reynolds / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“I have to be the music for every moment, every gesture, every bit of eye contact,” said Manfred Honeck of the Pittsburgh Symphony.

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Piccadilly Theatre Will Resume Performances of DEATH OF A SALESMAN Tonight

Piccadilly Theatre to resume performances of Death of a Salesman tonight, Monday 11th November at 7.30pm. Following the incident at the Piccadilly Theatre on Wednesday 6th November, Westmin…

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The Drama League Unveils Lineup for 2020 DirectorFest by Olivia Clement

The festival will showcase the work of NJ Agwuna, Chika Ike, Rebecca Marzalek-Kelly, Lindsey Hope Pearlman, Ben Randle, Hannah Ryan, and Christian Bakalov.

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Alysha Umphress Serves Up Memes, Comedy, and Backstage Shenanigans During Her Two-Show Day at Scotland, PA

Scotland, PA star Alysha Umphress will have you cackling as you follow along with her two-show day adventures.

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Marc Shaiman to Score Plaza Suite Revival by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Broadway-bound revival of Neil Simon’s classic comedy Plaza Suite will have an original score when it arrives at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre this spring. Marc Shaiman (Hairspray, Mary …

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We Interviewed the Wrong Lin-Manuel Miranda, But At Least We Got to Meet a Polyamorous Couple by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio If anyone has established themselves as a centerpiece of the last decade’s musical theatre zeitgeist, it’s beloved Hamilton wordsmith Lin-Manuel Miranda. When…

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Marc Shaiman Will Write New Music for Plaza Suite Revival Starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker by Dan Meyer

The Tony-winning composer joins the creative team for the 2020 Broadway production.

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Read Reviews for Metropolitan Opera Premiere of Philip Glass' Akhnaten by Ryan McPhee

Anthony Roth Costanzo sings the title role in the Phelim McDermott production.

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How This Special Education Teacher Fulfilled Her Broadway And Off-Broadway Dreams by Jeryl Brunner

This Broadway loyalty program brings theater lovers backstage, on stage and behind the scenes

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Cricket, colonialism clash in uneven ‘Testmatch’ at SF’s Strand Theater by Karen D'souza

An all-female cast takes on politics, racism, colonialism and cricket in Kate Atwell's world premiere of "Testmatch" at American Conservatory Theater in S.F.

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The Black History Museum…According to the United States of America by Darryl Reilly

Revolutionary War patriots Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Richard Henry Lee, John Hancock and Benjamin Franklin are eerily represented by male and female black performers wearing tweaked 18th…

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Remembering Veterans and War Through Art by Chuck Schultz

Today we are celebrating the lives of those who have fought for our country.

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Broadway and Star Trek: Discovery star Anthony Rapp is engaged to boyfriend Ken Ithiphol by Eric Todisco

Anthony Rapp put a ring on it! On Saturday, the Broadway and Star Trek: Discovery star announced his engagement to longtime boyfriend Ken Ithipholon on social media. “So something happen…

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Hadestown Is a Hit: Tony-Winning Musical Recoups Broadway Investment by Andy Lefkowitz

This new musical is livin' it up on top! Hadestown, winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards including Best Musical, has recouped its Broadway investment of $11.5 million. The celebrated show is the…

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Join Frozen Tour's Austin Colby, F. Michael Haynie & Mason Reeves for Some Super-Duper Hygge by Ryan Gilbert

If hygge means you're friendly then Austin Colby, F. Michael Haynie and Mason Reeves must be drinking hygge gloog for breakfast! It's true, the three talented performers, who are playing Han…

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Paul Whitty to Join Come From Away on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway alum Paul Whitty will head into the main-stem production of Come From Away on November 12. He will take over the role of Oz from original cast member Geno Carr, who will play his f…

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Broadway Heat: Jagged Little Pill Edition: The Elimination Round by JK

Looks like Jagged Little Pill is the talk of the town these days. So, you ought to know that we are  gearing up for the first of two Broadway Heat rounds in our quest to name the show's h…

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‘A real treat to watch from start to finish’: 42ND STREET CINEMA ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

This special cinema release of the recent West End revival of 42nd Street captures even more detail of this spectacular production.

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Podcast Episode 201: Broadway Powerhouse General Manager and Tony Winner Charlotte Wilcox   Here’s a fun fact of Charlotte Wilcox’s career that will give you an idea of who she is and the scope of her career: Charlotte has work…

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Podcast Episode 201: Broadway Powerhouse General Manager and Tony Winner Charlotte Wilcox

Here’s a fun fact of Charlotte Wilcox’s career that will give you an idea of who she is and the scope of her career: Charlotte has worked on every single Broadway production of Grease si…

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Tragedy Strikes Verona: A Review of Romeo and Juliet at Chicago Shakespeare Theater by Noel Schecter

Chicago Shakes delivers a vision of their namesake's most well-known tragedy anchored in today’s headlines.

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

The Sleeping Beauty at the Royal Opera House — a sumptuous revival

Strong performances across two casts brought sparkle and conviction to Petipa’s ballet

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Marc Shaiman Will Write Original Music For Revival of PLAZA SUITE Starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker

Ambassador Theatre Group Productions, Gavin Kalin Productions, and Hal Luftig announced today that Tony Award® winner Marc Shaiman will write original music for the recently announced produ…

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AJ Tracey rises to the top rank at Alexandra Palace, London

The first of two shows at the venue revealed the scale of the rapper’s ambition

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See Andy Garcia, Joely Fisher, and Danny Pino in Geffen Playhouse's Key Largo by Nathan Skethway

The new adaptation began performances November 6 at the Los Angeles venue.

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Marc Shaiman to write original music for ‘Plaza Suite’ by Caitlin Huston

Marc Shaiman, the composer and lyricist behind “Hairspray” and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” in addition to numerous film credits, will write original music for the revival of …

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Signature’s ‘A Chorus Line’ proves musicals can evolve in the right creative hands by David Siegel

“A Chorus Line is still one of those musicals you will sing about to your grandchildren,” wrote theater and dance critic Clive Barnes in his 1975 New York Times review for A Chorus Line.…

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U.K. Industry Roundup: The Guardian Gets a New Critic, Appointments at Kiln Theatre and More by Emily Selleck

See who has recently joined the team at arts institutions and publications across the pond.

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Get Tickets Now to See the Final Week of Kristin Chenoweth on Broadway in FOR THE GIRLS

Live on Broadway through Nov. 17. A Celebration of music's most passionate women from Broadway's most vibrant star. KRISTIN CHENOWETH: FOR THE GIRLS, book now for the best seat.

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13-year-old Broadway actress dies after asthma attack by Wire Service

Hundreds attended the funeral of Laurel Griggs, a 13-year-old Broadway and movie actress who died last week after an asthma attack.

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Laurel Griggs, Broadway Performer, Dies at Age 13 by Dan Meyer

The young actor appeared in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Once, as well as Saturday Night Live and more on the small screen.

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REVIEW: The Taming Of The Shrew, RSC at the Barbican Centre ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Sophie Adnitt reviews William Shakespeare's The Taming Of the Shrew presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Barbican Theatre London. This post REVIEW: The Taming O…

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: NEWSIES' Chaz Wolcott Takes Over Instagram!

We seized the day yesterday thanks to Chaz Wolcott taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story at a two-show day of Arena Stage's production of Newsies! So in case you missed it (or jus…

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What's on at Sadler's Wells for the new 2020 season?

The latest season at Sadler's Wells is action-packed, to say the least. Featuring emerging talents, final farewells, and thrilling revivals, there's absolutely no excuse not to head to Ros…

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Read Reviews for Kristin Chenoweth: For the Girls on Broadway by Andrew Gans

The Tony and Emmy winner is playing a limited engagement at the Nederlander Theatre to celebrate her new solo album.

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What's Playing on Broadway: November 11-17, 2019

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for November 11-17.

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Original Rent Star Anthony Rapp Is Engaged by Ruthie Fierberg

The Broadway actor and co-founder of BroadwayCon proposed to his longtime partner.

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Ballet Cymru review – fuelled by sheer positivity by Lyndsey Winship

Lilian Baylis Studio, LondonIt’s hard not to warm to this bright Welsh company, but some of the more experimental works were confused in design and execution It takes a lot of grit and plu…

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Northern Ballet — a company on excellent form at the Linbury Theatre

A triple bill in London that showcased work by young choreographers

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Tony Award–Winning Hadestown Recoups on Broadway by Dan Meyer

The Anaïs Mitchell musical recouped its initial investment after playing six months at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, November 11, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Broadway’s Tony-Winning ‘Hadestown’ Recoups $11.5M Investment by Greg Evans

Hadestown, the Tony-Winning Best New Musical, has become the first musical of the 2018-2019 Broadway season to recoup its initial investment of $11.5M, producers said today. The announcement…

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Stop Kiss review at Above the Stag, London – ‘tender production of a dated play’ by Hannah Greenstreet

Stop Kiss is the first production programmed by Above the Stag’s new artistic director Andrew Beckett. Although written in 1998, Diana Son’s

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Willie Garson

Today's conversation is with Lang Leav- an international best-selling author and social media sensation. She is the winner of a Qantas Spirit of Youth Award and coveted Churchill Fellowship.…

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LEONARD SOLOWAY'S BROADWAY to Stream on Amazon Prime Video Nov. 12

Leonard Soloway's Broadway, a new documentary produced and directed by Jeff Wolk (After Louie; Last Glimmer of Day) will be available for purchase on Amazon as well as on demand and dig…

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VIDEO: First Look at Footage From FUNNY GIRL in Paris, Starring Christina Bianco

Christina Bianco leads Funny Girl in Paris, which began performances at Théâtre Marigny November 7th, 2019. Get a first look at footage from the production!

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Slava’s Snowshow Returns to Broadway November 11 by Andrew Gans

The Olivier Award-winning production begins performances at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

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Arifa Akbar Will Replace Michael Billington as Guardian's Chief Theatre Critic

BroadwayWorld recently reported that Michael Billington is stepping down as the Guardian's chief theatre critic. According to The Stage, Arifa Akbar will succeed Billington.

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An Enduring Holiday Tradition: A Review of The Steadfast Tin Soldier at Lookingglass Theatre Company by Irene Hsiao

Directed by Mary Zimmerman, this ardent and wide-eyed holiday show returns, albeit with at least one noteworthy blind spot.

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REVIEW: A Prayer For Wings, King’s Head Theatre, London ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews the revival of Sean Mathias’s A Prayer for Wings at King’s Head Theatre, London This post REVIEW: A Prayer For Wings, King’s Head Theatre, London ✭…

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Intiman Theatre battles back from the brink by raising $130,000 in one month by Brendan Kiley

Shortly after a fundraising gala brunch earlier this month, Intiman announced it had raised $130,000 toward its goal of $200,000 by the end of 2019, and reconstituted its board.

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‘Powerfully written & performed’: POISONED POLLUTED – Old Red Lion Theatre by Liz Dyer

Kathryn O’Reilly’s second play Poisoned Polluted focuses on the fragmenting relationship between two women – in this case, sisters.

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: SUCCESSION's Brian Cox Talks Playing LBJ on Broadway on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN

'Successiona?? star Brian Cox sat down with Ryan Seacrest and guest co-host Carrie Underwood to talk about playing Lyndon B. Johnson in 'The Great Society' on Broadway on today's a?oeLive wi…

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The Great Gatsby review at Immersive LDN – ‘added verve and glamour’ by Anna James

The Guild of Misrule’s immersive version of The Great Gatsby is currently the longest-running immersive theatre show in the UK. Previously playing

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HADESTOWN Becomes First Musical Of 2018-2019 Season To Recoup Investment

Hadestown, the Tony Award-winning Best New Musical has become the first musical of the 2018-2019 Broadway season to recoup its initial investment of $11.5M.

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‘Hadestown’ recoups $11.5 million capitalization by Caitlin Huston

“Hadestown” has recouped its $11.5 million capitalization, the production announced Monday.  The musical, which won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Musical, recouped its initial investment…

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VIDEO: John Oliver Sings to Coal CEO Robert Murray in Epic Musical Number

Over the past two years, John Oliver has been involved in a lawsuit with coal company CEO Robert Murray, after Oliver called Murray a 'geriatric Dr. Evil' and made fun of his energy corporat…

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Raquel Torres: Mexaggerated by Trav S.D.

Latina love goddess Raquel Torres (Paula Maria Osterman, 1908-1987) poured unsuspected amounts of showmanship into her screen presence. While indeed born in Hermosillo, Mexico to a Mexican m…

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David Byrne and David Binder on Breaking Through to the Mainstream by Boris Kachka

Two creative people in two different fields in one wide-ranging conversation. This time: the producer and the musician.

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One Dance UK Awards 2019: The winners in full by Giverny Masso

One Dance UK Awards 2019, which celebrate achievement in dance across the UK, took place at the Imperial War Museum North in

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Ticketing site to fund new work using revenue from booking fees by Georgia Snow

A ticketing company attempting to disrupt the industry by using booking fees to fund arts projects is launching a series of grants

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Little Wimmin review – off-kilter cocktail of am-dram and anarchy by Kate Wyver

Pleasance, LondonTheir tongues firmly in their cheeks, Figs in Wigs’ boisterous parody ranges from pun-filled comedy skits to cocktail-making in hazmat suits You probably won’t remember…

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Dancers used to dream about touring. Now it's all about social media by Sarah L. Kaufman / The Washington Post

A dancer on Instagram can live anywhere. All she needs is the camera on her phone and some clear floor space to record videos.

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Monday, November 11, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Ivo’s Doing WHAT with “West Side Story”? “KPOP” Announces Broadway Casting Search, Reviews for Peter Dinklage in “Cyrano” 1) Ivo van Hove is Bringing Massive Changes to “West…

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"Broadbend, Arkansas is dramaticaly riveting musical experience by Simon Saltzman

review of new musical with two performers at the Duke on 42nd Street.

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Tell Us In 10: Lucy Eaton by Kitty Underwood

In our profile series, Tell Us In 10, we ask cast members and creatives of top London shows to tell us all about themselves in just 10 questions.This week we’ve got a special takeover from…

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Abomination: A DUP Opera review at Lyric Theatre, Belfast – ‘fearless, beautifully executed new opera’ by Jane Coyle

Rarely is a political party both the subject of an opera and the author of its own libretto. With apposite timing, in

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Piccadilly Theatre to reopen following an investigation

Both the Piccadilly Theatre and its current show Death of a Salesman made headlines last Wednesday for all the wrong reasons when the ceiling collapsed on several audience members mid-perf…

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Poll: Are your work commitments likely to affect your ability to vote in next month’s general election? by The Stage

Industry bodies have warned that actors and theatre staff could end up being disenfranchised in next month’s snap election because of the

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‘Full of feeling & rich in ideas’: THE HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS – Cervantes Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Caridad Svich’s excellent adaptation of Isabel Allende’s 1982 modern classic The House of the Spirits is an epic and emotional evocation of South American history.

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Why It Can Be Harder Today for Ensemblists to Rack Up Broadway Credits by Mo Brady

The changing demands for Broadway dancers means the special skills portion of a résumé becomes a focal point.

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Off-Broadway’s Little Shop of Horrors Proves Less Is More by Logan Culwell-Block

In this exclusive interview, Howard Ashman’s family shares why the intimate production is the show at its best.

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Can You Name These Choreographers By Their Work? by Nathan Skethway

Test your knowledge of theatrical choreography with this quiz.

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Review: Endless Second, Pleasance Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Endless Second, Pleasance Theatre4.0starsThe media has almost always portrayed rape as a back-and-forth tennis match of he said-she said. Coverage focuses on the individual’s backg…

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First Look: Mary Poppins returns to London at the Prince Edward Theatre

New production photos for Mary Poppins have been released and they're absolutely, positively scrumdiddlyumptious! Mary Poppins The Musical starring Zizi Strallen and Charlie Stemp is now…

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Voila! Europe review – ‘London’s festival of European theatre features an intriguing and eclectic range of work’ by Natasha Tripney

The Voila! Festival in London, now in its seventh year, provides audiences with an opportunity to see an eclectic range of work

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NEWS: Proforca’s post-authoritarianism drama At Last gets new dates in London & Coventry by Featured Content

Proforca Theatre's At Last, which received both Offies and London Pub Theatres Award nominations for its premiere in September, returns by popular demand in December with new …

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The twenty-five record albums that changed my life (20) 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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The eleventh day of the eleventh month by Terry Teachout

I posted this for the first time on November 11, 2008. It’s still relevant, and (I suspect) always will be. * * * On October 9, 1918, an HMV sound engineer named Will Gaisberg set up a pri…

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Just because: Alger Hiss and Whittaker Chambers meet face to face before HUAC by Terry Teachout

British Pathé newsreel coverage of the hearing of the House Committee on Un-American Activities on August 25, 1948, during which Alger Hiss and Whittaker Chambers publicly confronted one an…

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Almanac: Dostoyevsky on martyrdom by Terry Teachout

“Men reject their prophets and slay them, but they love their martyrs and honor those they have slain.” Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov (trans. Constance Garnett)

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Piccadilly Theatre intends to re-open from tonight by Kitty Underwood

Following an incident on Wednesday night, Piccadilly Theatre has been closed over the weekend. The Theatre has stated that it intends to reopen today and resume performances of Death Of A Sa…

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Review: Ghost Quartet, The Boulevard Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Ghost Quartet, The Boulevard Theatre4.0starsThink back to the last time you sat around a campfire, literally or figuratively, shoulder to shoulder with friends or strangers. Ideas bo…

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Laurel Griggs death: Broadway star dies from asthma attack aged 13 by Jacob Stolworthy, Jacob Stolworthy

She was described as 'a child that everybody would dream to have'

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Wake Up With BWW 11/11: MTC Fall Benefit, and More!

Today's top stories: MTC has its fall benefit today, and more!

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‘The cast can certainly sing’: SOHO CINDERS – Charing Cross Theatre by Shanine Salmon

With a few modern updates, this new interpretation of the Cinderella story in Soho Cinders boasts several top notch musical theatre ballads.

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

BEHIND THE SCENES: Meet God, God and God in the God 2.0 rehearsal room by Featured Content

Ever seen three Gods in one room? Take a look at these rehearsal images for God 2.0 and you will! Book your tickets now.

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The French Theaters Where the iPhone Is No Match for Guignol by Liz Alderman

French puppet theater captures hearts and minds the way no technology does. Guignol is one of several characters that have endured for centuries.

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

One Under review – heartrendingly tender and enigmatic portrait of grief by Catherine Love

Leeds PlayhouseWinsome Pinnock’s 2005 play that has been reimagined to focus on mental health asks urgent questions but yields few answers When a man steps in front of a London Underground…

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Lyn Gardner: Intimate plays can work in large spaces – just look at Lungs or Fleabag by Lyn Gardner

One of the intriguing things about Matthew Warchus’ revival of Duncan MacMillan’s Lungs at the Old Vic is how the two-hander effortlessly

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (November 11-17) by Natasha Tripney

Spiderfly – Theatre503, London Theatre503 has had an impressive hit rate of late when it comes to new writing. Next up is

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Actor Stephanie Street: Casting directors do a vital role and we ought to value them more by Stephanie Street

BAFTA announced this year it would (finally) recognise the vital and extraordinary work of casting directors at its 2020 ceremony. The move

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Slava's Snowshow Returns to the Great White Way for Limited Holiday Run by Andy Lefkowitz

The theatrical spectacle Slava's Snowshow begins its return holiday engagement on November 11 at Broadway's Stephen Sondheim Theatre. The dazzling show, created and staged by acclaimed Russi…

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Monday, November 11, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Hayden Tee: Face to Face by Arts Review

Acclaimed for his work in Australia, Broadway, London’s West End and beyond, performer Hayden Tee, has released his first album dedicated to musical theatre, Face to Face. Featuring songs …

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“Augustine’s Dream:” A Work in Development by Jane Baldwin

Augustine’s Dream  was presented in July 2019 at the Providence Fringe by  AnomalousCo. An interdisciplinary theater collective, the troupe develops new productions working with direc…

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“Anthem:” A portrait of Melbourne’s Working Class by Sandra D'urso

What does it mean to be an “ordinary” Australian in anatomizing and globalized world economy? Anthem brings together the writers behind the celebrated 1998 Melbourne Workers’ Theatre p…

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The “Time Traveler” Who Took Our Tobacco by Alexander Nderitu

The Akamba people of East Africa have a saying: “The visitor has the best tobacco.” But what happens when the hosts are anxious to sample the visitor’s tobacco but, after giving them a…

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’Tain’t What You Do (It’s the Way That You Do It) — Ella Fitzgerald popularised this classic swing tune

The song also introduced the wider world to a hip new slang term

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Karen Akers, Ken Jennings, Walter Willison, More Are Part of Grand Hotel Reunion Concert November 11 by Andrew Gans

Tony winner Judy Kaye is one of the special guests for the evening, dedicated to the memory of Liliane Montevecchi.

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Ben Vereen, Patrick Wilson, David Yazbek, More Celebrate André De Shields at Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala by Andrew Gans

The York Theatre Company honors the Hadestown Tony winner at its November 11 gala.

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Fires in the Mirror, Starring Michael Benjamin Washington, Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The landmark Anna Deavere Smith play, written in response to the 1991 Crown Heights riots, is revived at Signature.

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“Besbouss: Autopsy of a Revolt” speaks to both present and political history by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Production based on 2010’s Arab Spring appreciates the sacrifices happening around the world to attain what many Canadians already have.

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How Three Diverse Creators Brought a Musical About Racial Strife to Life - The unusual development of 'Broadbend, Arkansas'

The unusual development of Broadbend, Arkansas---It's ironic that Broadbend, Arkansas -- the new two-person musical about an African-American father and daughter grappling with the personal …

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