Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Set and staging steal the show at 2nd Star’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Andy Arnold

The set and staging steal the show at 2nd Star Productions’ A Christmas Carol: The Musical. That is almost a shame because the acting, singing, and dancing are also first-rate; however, th…

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Screen of Consciousness by Sandi Durell

An Amusement Column         by Harry Haun   CAN’T SEE FORSTER FOR THE TREES: He arrived in movies on a horse bareback—bare everything, in fact–an object of festering obsession for…

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Eve Marie Shahsian @ Birdland Theater by Sue Matsuki

Photo Credit: Sue Matsuki Eve Marie Shahsian Broadway & Beyond Birdland Theater Sunday, July 7th @ 7:00 pm Strutting to the stage with confidence and panache, and opening with “Pure Im…

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Gerrilyn Sohn @ DTM by Sue Matsuki

Photo Credit: unknown Gerrilyn Sohn Something Cool Don’t Tell Mama Sunday, July 9th @ 7:00 pm Gerrilyn Sohn is someone to watch. I saw this show early in the run, the second show of her de…

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Bob Diamond @ DTM 11/10/19 by Sue Matsuki

Photo Credit: unknown Bob Diamond The Game of Life Don’t Tell Mam Sunday, November 10th @ 7:00 pm The Game of Life is the 4th show, by octogenarian and cabaret darling Bob Diamond, since r…

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Mama’s Boys @ DTM by Sue Matsuki

Photo Credit: Curtis Brown Photography Mama’s Boys Don’t Tell Mama Sunday, August 11th @ 5:00 pm Take 4 incredibly and individually fantastic singers: Tommy J. Dose, Brian Kalinowski, Pa…

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Scott Raneri in The Marvelous Mr. Marlo @ DTM by Sue Matsuki

Scott Raneri The Marvelous Mr. Marlo…The Surprise in my Genes Don’t Tell Mama Oct 14 & 27, Nov 14 LAST SHOW: Saturday, December 7th @ 4:00 pm SMART, SMART, SMART concept. SMART, SMAR…

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Roberta Feldhusen @ DTM 11/10/19 by Sue Matsuki

Photo Credit: Helane Blumfield Roberta Feldhusen Who’s That Woman? Don’t Tell Mama Sunday, November 10th @ 4:00 pm Opening with a robust medley of “But Alive/Who’s that Woman/No Time…

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

At Theater J, Albee’s ‘Occupant’ takes a lifeless look at the life of Louise Nevelson by Celia Wren

The late sculptor looks back on her career in this contrived and starchy portrait of the artist.

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Cyrano by Elyse Trevers

Is there life after Game of Thrones?  At the end of the popular long-running HBO mega-series, Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) was named the Hand of the King to Bran.  Then the show ended, so where…

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Idina Menzel Sings 'Let It Go' With a Young Fan at a FROZEN 2 Tour Stop

During a recent stop on the Frozen 2 cast's London tour, a young fan asked Idina Menzel to sing Let It Go. Menzel obliged, dueting with the child in an aww-worthy performance.

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Make Way for the Carnal Clowns of Stand-Up by Jason Zinoman

Three rising comics share an aesthetic that marries crass physical humor with disarmingly sexual themes. They’re unsettling and hilarious.

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JAWS-Themed Musical BRUCE is in the Works; Holds Workshop in Seattle

A Jaws-themed new musical is in the works! The musical, titled Bruce, held a workshop at Seattle Rep earlier this month.

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Matt Okine Headlines Comedy Festival in Redfern by Peter J Snee

Sydney Comedy fans are urged to mark their calendars for 8 Nov 2019, as the multi-talented Matt Okine has been announced as the headline act at this year’s ITS Comedy Festival. The festiva…

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Druid Company’s Richard III by Sandi Durell

    by Carol Rocamora   If you’re desperate for political theatre to illuminate our turbulent times, you never have to look further than Shakespeare. Watching the Druid Company’s mesm…

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Inside the PUBLIC THEATRE Mobile Unit's Measure For Measure (feat. Alfie Fuller) by Angela Tricarico

Every year, The Public Theater mounts a production as part of their Mobile Unit. In line with The Public’s mission, the Mobile Unit tours New York City and puts on free Shakespeare shows i…

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James Acaster: ‘If there was no health consequence, I’d eat ice-cream all the time’ by John Hind

The stand-up comedian on his dad’s pancakes and the joy of cold lasagne My mum loves baking and would make loads of biscuits and cakes, but the rule was that when a batch was gone, they we…

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Angela Lansbury at the Bruno Walter Auditorium by Sandi Durell

    By Marcina Zaccaria   Angela Lansbury spoke at Lincoln Center’s Library for the Performing Arts, as part of the League of Professional Theatre Women’s Oral History Project. The ho…

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BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek of WE WILL ROCK YOU at Madison Square Garden!

The North American cast for the production 'WE WILL ROCK YOU,' which debuted in 2002, will return to New York City this fall at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden running through November…

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Concert Review: Boston Philharmonic plays Beethoven and Rachmaninoff by Jonathan Blumhofer

Violinist Liza Ferschtman and the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra's account of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto lacked nothing for momentum and spirit. The post Concert Review: Boston Philharmoni…

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Visual Arts Review: Contemporary and Antediluvian — Judy McKie At Gallery NAGA by Mark Favermann

Judy McKie draws on a personal mythology in which animal and plant forms become abstracted yet recognizable, anthropomorphic while remaining strangely primeval. The post Visual Arts Review: …

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Review: The Taming of the Shrew, Barbican by Suzannah Ball

Review: The Taming of the Shrew, Barbican 3.0stars Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew is a play well-loved; it has brought us 10 Things I Hate About You and numerous other stage and scr…

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Review: Nosedive, Barbican by Joana Brito

Review: Nosedive, Barbican5.0starsEverything is vibrant and exciting about this show. It is a journey shared between the audience and the performers, a collaborative hope that everything wil…

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Review: Excluded, St. Saviour’s Church by Olivia Kiely

Review: Excluded, St. Saviour's Church 5.0stars Shakespeare has found a way into most of our lives, whether at school unwillingly, at the theatre gladly or in our daily language unnoticed. W…

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Measurable Impact: The Real Bottom Line for Nonprofit Arts? by Alan Harrison

The problem with Seattle's Intiman Theatre following (not for the first time) the hysterical-panic fundraising playbook first pioneered by Oral Roberts. The post Measurable Impact: The Real …

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Andy And The Orphans: Funny, Poignant And Unsettling by Bill Hirschman

Resulting from Down syndrome as an adult, Andy’s simple, blunt and truthful verbal reactions to the complex statements and relationships swirling around him slice through the theater space…

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Fires in the Mirror. Revisiting the Crown Heights Riots and the birth of Anna Deavere Smith’s new theatrical genre by New York Theater

It would be hard to overstate the city-wide trauma that occurred in Crown Heights, Brooklyn in August, 1991, nor the power of “Fires in the Mirror,” the groundbreaking documentary play a…

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Tiffany Mills Company: “Not then, not yet” by Joel Benjamin

Tiffany Mills’ "Not then, not yet," a world premiere dance/theater work at The Flea proposed a dark, slightly chaotic view of relationships and alienation choreographed on her own troupe, …

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Fountain Theatre welcomes Margaret E. Phillips, PhD, to its Board of Directors by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre is proud to announce that esteemed teacher, researcher, and consultant Margaret E. Phillips, PhD, has joined its Board of Directors. Her special interests are in cultura…

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Hunting for Humor: ‘Truffles: Music! Mushrooms! Murder!!!’ by Matthew Wexler

The theatrical chefs need to return to the kitchen to rework the recipe for this unpalatable interactive dinner theater experience. The post Hunting for Humor: ‘Truffles: Music! Mushrooms…

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Mars Rucker Suffered an Injury During a Recent Performance of TINA

BroadwayWorld has learned that Mars Rucker sustained an injury during a performance of Tina on Thursday night. Rucker plays Alline and Ikette in the show.

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BroadwayRadio Patreon Special: Matt’s Take, Part 1 by James Marino

This is a Patreon only release! Thank you for being Patreons. Saturday, 11/16 @ 10AM, Matt and James chat about the first five shows Matt has seen on his trip to NYC.  11/13, 2pm: The Cruci…

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‘Compelling, piece of engaged political theatre’: TROJAN HORSE – Battersea Arts Centre & Touring by Aleks Sierz

This touring production of Trojan Horse, a verbatim theatre piece about the Birmingham schools scandal, is absorbingly polemical and moving.

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Rialto Chatter: Will Antonio Banderas' Spanish A CHORUS LINE Come to New York?

A new production of A CHORUS LINE is now on stage in Spain, co-directed by and starring Antonio Banderas! Banderas co-directs the production with actress Baayork Lee , who participated in…

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"What It Means To Be Alive." by Angela Tricarico

by Dorothea Gloria I remember riding the subway…

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Mark Morris Dance Group boldly re-imagines ‘Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ in ‘Pepperland’ at the Kennedy Center by Lisa Traiger

Mark Morris dances are emphatically watchable, easily digestible, eccentric, and smartly witty. He so proficiently pairs music and dance, costume and set – with a cadre of collaborators …

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A Close Shave: Trav S.D.’s Guide to Comedy Crew Cuts by Trav S.D.

Apropos of nothing this morning — a short survey of a surprisingly small cul de sac in the realm of comedy grooming: the crew cut. I’d always considered it a principal accompaniment to …

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Up and Coming Composers and Lyricists Receive 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants and Perform Their Work

The 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants were recently awarded to up and coming composers and lyricists Andy Roninson, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Julia Gytri & Avi Amon, and Ben Wexler.

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Watch Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit Perform ‘Your Song’ From Moulin Rouge! by Dan Meyer

The stars also sat down with Stephen Colbert to talk about Satine’s swinging entrance, the show’s music, and Nicole Kidman.

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'I'm A Purist': Mary-Louise Parker Returns To Broadway For A New Challenge by Scott Simon

The actor discusses her "arduous" role as a 53-year-old Yale professor in the dark play, The Sound Inside. "It requires a lot of technique," she said. "Because I don't want you to see the te…

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Mars Rucker injured during performance of ‘Tina’ on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Mars Rucker was injured during Thursday night’s performance of “Tina: The Tina Turner Musical.” Rucker, who plays Turner’s sister Aline, suffered “superficial injuries” after ste…

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VIDEO: Josh Gad Sings 'When I Am Older' on the FROZEN 2 Soundtrack

A new track has been released from Frozen 2, the highly anticipated sequel to Disney's hit animated film, Frozen. Listen to Josh Gad sing 'When I Am Older'!

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Post-show Q&A: Join Faves founder Terri on 15 Dec for Curtains starring Jason Manford

How good are you at solving mysteries and loving musical theatre? Join Faves founder Terri Paddock on Sunday 15 December 2019 for the West End premiere of Kander & Ebb's hilarious Broadw…

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VIDEO: Aaron Tveit and Karen Olivo Perform 'Your Song' From MOULIN ROUGE! on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT

Last night, Aaron Tveit and Karen Olivo, the stars of the Broadway musical Moulin Rouge!, took the stage on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The duo performed 'Your Song.'

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Photo Coverage: Eileen Atkins Receives Portrait at Sardi's

EIleen Atkins, currently starring in The Height of the Storm on Broadway, has been honored with a portrait at Sardi's!

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After months of flooding delays, Grafton aerial lift opens for sweeping river views by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Owners Jeff and Sandy Lorton lost their farm to flooding in 1993, and have spent the last two decades building the attractions at Aerie's Resort.

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As new head of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, Tom Ridgely is shaking things up by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New producing artistic director wants to provide a path into theater and give a voice to underrepresented communities

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‘A show for the mischievous & open-minded’: LA CLIQUE – Leicester Square Spiegeltent ★★★★★ by Luca Molinari

Christmas in Leicester Square has arrived with all its sparkles, mulled wine and red carpet, presenting the return of the award-winning, La Clique.

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

The Bunker Theatre’s closure: its ideals will live on through us by Lee A. Whitelock

The Bunker Theatre’s General Manager, Lee A. Whitelock writes an honest and equally heartbreaking and optimistic piece on what its closure means to him, the team and to the Arts. The outpo…

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Classical CD Reviews: George Li plays Tchaikovsky, Jansons conducts Shostakovich, and Andris Nelsons conducts BSO premieres by Jonathan Blumhofer

Terrific, fiery playing from George Li, one of the most compelling young pianists on the scene; Mariss Jansons' recording of Shostakovich's Tenth trudges from start to finish; irrefutable pr…

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

'By the end I’d lost me': Joe Simpson, mountaineer and writer - interview by Jasper Rees

The story of Touching the Void has been told and retold. Its author explores its appeal In Peru in 1985, Joe Simpson - then 25 - and his 21-year-old climbing partner Simon Yates were descend…

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REVIEW: Touching The Void, Duke Of York’s Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Touching The Void now playing at the Duke Of York's Theatre, London. This post REVIEW: Touching The Void, Duke Of York’s Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ …

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‘A riot of good cheer & some quite breathtaking stagecraft’: MARY POPPINS – West End ★★★★★ by Libby Purves

Mary Poppins is as supercalifragilisticexpialidocious as one can hope, a riot of good cheer, fun, excellent signing and some quite breathtaking stagecraft.

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"Hey, Old Friend!" Looking Back at Merrily We Roll Along by Matthew Blank

The original Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Merrily We Roll Along officially opened on Nov. 16, 1981. Here, we take a look back at that Merrily, some subsequent p…

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Hey, Old Friend! Looking Back at Merrily We Roll Along by Playbill Staff

The original Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Merrily We Roll Along officially opened on Nov. 16, 1981.

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

These Actresses Are Bringing Awareness To Mothers Working On Broadway by Jeryl Brunner

With their new podcast, Mamas Talkin' Loud, Cara Cooper and Jessica Rush share what it's like to juggle motherhood while doing eight shows a week on Broadway.

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Call Answered: Courtney Hope: "The Bold & The Beautiful" "The Price Is Right" by Adam Rothenberg

Courtney Hope! Come on down! You’re the next interview on Call Me Adam! I’m beyond excited to interview actress and model Courtney Hope who is known for being one of the models on The Pr…

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Reflecting on 60 Years of The Sound of Music by Ted Chapin

The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical opened November 16, 1959.

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

APAM Gathering at Asia TOPA by Peter J Snee

Whether you are an Australian artist or company, a venue, festival or an international presenter, producer or artist, the APAM Gathering at Asia TOPA 2020 enables you to build relationships …

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"A Great Broadway Binge': Talking with the Stars of The Inheritance by Paul Wontorek

After much buzz following a wildly-successful London run, Matthew Lopez’s two-part play The Inheritance has finally arrived on Broadway, where it opens at the Barrymore Theatre this Sunday…

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

A Holiday Appetizer from Lone Star Lyric at Ovations by David Dow Bentley III

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III   “The People’s Critic” [All photos by Click any photo to enlarge] No, it wasn’t a Christmas show. Not yet. That treat is just around…

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Putting on a Class Production Part 3: Casting by Kerry Hishon

This is the third part of a five part class production series. Check out Part 1: What to Produce? here and Part 2: Who Does What? here. Things are moving along well with your class productio…

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

“Heroes of the Fourth Turning” at Playwrights Horizons by Andrew Agress

We live in a time, especially in America, of increasing political divide. Many politicians and voters see the political landscape as black and white, “us vs. them,” and it seems like the…

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“Palermo Palermo.” Now, Then and After by Ariadne Mikou

Teatro Biondo Stabile in Palermo has a full-house. To the right, left and up in the surrounding galleries are a mixture of different generations: ones who were there thirty years ago and one…

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María Irene Fornés' Fefu and Her Friends Begins Off-Broadway November 16 by Olivia Clement

Lileana Blain-Cruz directs the Fornés play, in which the audience is split up into groups to experience the story from different perspectives.

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How Well Does the Cast of Broadway's The Inheritance Know Each Other? by Roberto Araujo

Matthew Lopez’s Olivier Award-winning exploration of gay experience opens on Broadway November 17.

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