Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Tom Hooper Confirms CATS Film Characters Were Redesigned Following Trailer Reaction

In a new interview, CATS film director, Tom Hooper, has revealed that changes were made to the film's visual effects and character design following the swift and divisive backlash to the fil…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

SIDE EFFECTS by Joe Dziemianowicz

The Alanis Morissette jukebox musical features vibrant performances, but other issues drag it down.

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Diablo Cody has framed her first musical around Alanis Morrissette’s 1995 album of the same name.

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People You Should Know . . . Nick Amodio by Zack Calhoon

Nick Amodio, is a neurodiverse actor and cartoonist from Queens, NY. He is currently a freshman at Adelphi University’s BFA Theater Arts program. Recent credits include A Night of Too Many…

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Review: With ‘Jagged Little Pill,’ They Finally Fixed the Jukebox by Jesse Green

Alanis Morissette’s “ironic” fury finds a perfect Broadway musical setting in Diablo Cody’s fiery indictment of, well, everything.

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You oughta know this about ‘Jagged Little Pill’: It’s hard to swallow as a Broadway musical. by Peter Marks

Alanis Morissette’s breakthrough 1995 album breaks no new ground as theater.

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Review: Jagged Little Pill by Brian Scott Lipton

Audiences should be prepared to swallow a supersized dose of angst if they choose to attend “Jagged Little Pill.”

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Samantha Barks to Let It Go as Elsa in West End Premiere of Frozen by

Samantha Barks will play Elsa in the West End premiere of Disney’s Frozen when it premieres in October 2020, according to the Daily Mail. The previously-announced production will reopen th…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Jude Christian’s “Cinderella” at the Lyric Hammersmith by Mert Dilek

’Tis the season for Christmas pantos across the UK, and there could not be a more ideal opener to this mad tradition than Lyric Hammersmith’s joyously woke Cinderella. Written by Jude Ch…

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Colonialism, Farce and Absurdism: Ignacio Bartolone’s “Piedra sentada, pata corrida/Sitting Stone, Running Foot” by Maria Delgado

In 2013 Ignacio Bartolone created a buzz with his first play, Piedra sentada, Pata corrida (English title: Sitting Stone, Running Foot). He has gone on to establish himself as a key figure i…

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Jagged Little Pill arrives on Broadway as a musical with angst to spare: Review by Melissa Rose Bernardo

“Ooh, this could get messy,” sings the ensemble of Broadway’s Jagged Little Pill at the top of Act 2. It’s actually a bit from “Hands Clean” — not a song from the eponymous 199…

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VIDEO: Lea Michele Talks Christmas Cook-Offs on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN

Lea Michele talks about her family's holiday traditions.

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Jagged Little Pill Review and Pics by New York Theater

As heartfelt a musical about a troubled family as “Next To Normal,” as full of jaunty and jumpy rock rebellion as “Rent,” it’s hard to dismiss “Jagged Little Pill” as just anot…

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Explosive suburban dysfunction and adolescent angst in ‘Jagged Little Pill’ at the Broadhurst Theatre by Deb Miller

High-voltage energy, powerhouse vocals, acerbic humor, and a dynamic design come together to express the urgency of youth and the raw emotions of dealing with social, political, and familial…

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‘Jagged Little Pill’ Broadway Review: Hot Buttons, Alanis Morissette Songs And One Very Troubled Family by Greg Evans

In Jagged Little Pill, a record album gets its own jukebox musical, though there’s none of the Wikipedia-style rat-a-tat biographical highlights (airbrushed or otherwise) that accompanied …

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Review: ‘Jagged Little Pill’ overflows with real-world storylines by Charles Isherwood

In “You Learn,” the song that concludes the new musical “Jagged Little Pill” on a note of hard-won, almost downbeat uplift, a lyric from Alanis Morissette recommends the advantages o…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Jagged Little Pill: Everything’s Gonna Be Fine, Fine, Fine by Jesse Oxfeld

★★★★ The Alanis Morissette jukebox musical brings down the house, unironically The post Jagged Little Pill: Everything’s Gonna Be Fine, Fine, Fine appeared first on New York Stage …

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Jagged Little Pill: Alanis Morissette Lavishly Broadway-ized by David Finkle

★★★★ The Top of the Charts release embedded in a family-dysfunction story, from Diane Paulus and Diablo Cody The post Jagged Little Pill: Alanis Morissette Lavishly Broadway-ized app…

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Read the Reviews for Jagged Little Pill on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The musical feature the songs of Alanis Morissette opened December 5.

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Review Roundup: JAGGED LITTLE PILL Opens On Broadway - See What The Critics Are Saying!

Following its record-breaking, sold-out world premiere at American Repertory Theater last summer, Jagged Little Pill the musical celebrates opening night tonight, December 5, at the Broadh…

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Ravens: Spassky vs. Fischer, Hampstead Theatre review - it's game over for this chess play by Marianka Swain

The Cold War 'Match of the Century' fails to translate into compelling drama We’ve had Chess the musical; now, here’s Chess the play. Tom Morton-Smith, who has form wrestling recent hist…

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Alanis Morissette shares details with Jimmy about transforming her international hit album, Jagged Little Pill, into a Broadway musical with Diablo Cody and reveals how that classic album wa…

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Alanis on Broadway: Did ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Get Sugarcoated? by David Cote

Diablo Cody weaves the songs of Alanis Morissette's 1990s megahit into jukebox musical that tries to harness the power of its source material.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

How to Spend the Holidays in New York City by Joshua Barone

A roundup of events in every borough, from the Radio City Christmas Spectacular in Manhattan to the annual Holiday Train Show in the Bronx.

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Nicholas Galitzine Plays Prince Charming in Upcoming CINDERELLA Movie Musical

According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Nicholas Galitzine has joined the upcoming 'Cinderella' movie musical as Prince Robert. He stars opposite singer Camila Cabello playing the title r…

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Fairview review – a daring challenge to the white gaze by Michael Billington

Young Vic, London Directed by Nadia Latif, this Pulitzer prize-winning play by Jackie Sibblies Drury is definitely one to see – and argue over This play by Jackie Sibblies Drury is tricky …

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: The Journey by Arts Review

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is one of the most celebrated stage productions of the past decade. Opening in London’s West End in 2016, on Broadway in 2018, in Melbourne earlier this y…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Bay Area icon Josh Kornbluth performs greatest hits — for charity by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

Bay Area monologist Josh Kornbluth is performing three of his best-known solo shows in Berkeley to benefit TheatreFirst stage company.

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A spirited tribute to a Tony-winning composer and lyricist in ‘Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Musical World of Maury Yeston’ at The York by Deb Miller

Making its Off-Broadway debut with The York Theatre Company as part of its 50th anniversary season, the new musical revue Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Musical World of Maury Yesto…

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‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ musical producers dogged by ‘Tootsie’ Broadway failure by Michael Riedel

“Tootsie” flopped on Broadway. It’s a terrific show, but its early closing is scaring the hell out of “Mrs. Doubtfire,” another musical whose leading man is also a leading lady. Ba…

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New FROZEN Duet To Debut In Los Angeles Tour Stop & West End Production

Disney Theatrical Productions and Hollywood Pantages Theatre announced today that tickets for Disney's Frozen will go on sale to the public Tomorrow - Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 10am.  The …

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Harbour walk to honour Eora Country by Arts Review

A new City of Sydney harbour walk will share and celebrate new and old stories of the First Peoples of Australia with public art, exhibitions and events at cultural institutions and signific…

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Incredible Opportunities On, Off Stage in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds 12/5

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 12/5/2019 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

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Breaking: Samantha Barks To Play Elsa In FROZEN West End

Pretty Woman and Les Miserables star, Samantha Barks, is set to lead the West End transfer of Disney's Frozen in the iconic role of Elsa!

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9 to 5’s Erin Clare channels Dolly as Doralee Rhodes by Gabi Bergman

Erin Clare isn’t just a Backwoods Barbie. With the lead cast of 9 to 5 The Musical announced last month, it was revealed that Erin will be stepping into role of Doralee Rhodes, the charact…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Backstage at Jagged Little Pill with Kathryn Gallagher, Episode 6: Wisdom by

Kathryn Gallagher asks the Jagged Little Pill company what advice they would offer to their 16-year-old selves.

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Get a First Look at Caroline Bowman, Caroline Innerbichler & More in Disney's Frozen Tour by Ryan Gilbert

The first national tour of Disney's blockbuster musical Frozen recently launched at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. The show, which features a score by Kristen Anderson-Lo…

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Choreographer Sonya Tayeh on Expressing Impossible Love and Her Ravishing Moulin Rouge! Dancers by Paul Wontorek

Sonya Tayeh put a shot of adrenaline in the theater season with her electrifying choreography for Moulin Rouge! The deliciously over-the-top musical extravaganza marks the Broadway debut for…

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Odds & Ends: Danielle Brooks Among Actors' Equity Foundation Award Winners & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Danielle Brooks Among Actors' Equity Foundation Award Winners Actors' Equity Foundation has named three stage stars as recipi…

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Howard McGillin & More to Join Charles Busch in His New Comedy The Confession of Lily Dare by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for The Confession of Lily Dare, a new comedy by Tony-nominated playwright Charles' Busch, set to play off-Broadway's Cherry Lane Theatre in 2020. Carl Andress will direc…

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MRC Acquires Film and Stage Rights to ELOISE Series

According to Deadline, independent film company MRC has just acquired film, TV and stage rights to the Eloise series, which it will be developed into 'various adaptations.'

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Courtney Reed & More Will Star in Signature Theatre's CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director) New York premiere of Cambodian Rock Band by La…

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BroadwayHD Holiday Lineup by Barry Gordin

Warm up the Holidays with the Hot new lineup of titles on BroadwayHD this December. December 5, 2019:  BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, kicks off the month w…

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Turner Prize’s Shared Winners Decision Says Something Important About Today’s Arts World by Artsjournal

Phil Kennicott: “The artists’ appeal, and the jury’s willingness to grant it, says a lot about the kind of art these particular artists make, which is political, documentary, socially …

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Using Digital Media To Preserve Indigenous Australian Storytelling by Artsjournal1

“For millennia, Indigenous Australian communities have been passing down histories, knowledge, language and customs, largely through oral storytelling. But in a world of digital addiction,…

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Queering History: How LGBTQ Artists, Playwrights, And Novelists Are Reimagining The Past by Artsjournal1

Jesse Green: “On the whole, queer art, which fully emerged from the closet in the 1960s and 1970s — around the same time people in great numbers did — has mostly concerned itself with …

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Singing With Murderers And Playing With Refugees: Music As A Lifeline by Artsjournal1

A video report on a prison choir in Argentina, founded by a psychologist to bring hope and encourage non-violent behavior, and an orchestra made up of migrant musicians in Rome. – Al Jazee…

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Why Do We Only Equate Innovation And Creativity With Cities? by Artsjournal

Few people, particularly those cognizant of current writing on cities, culture, and technology, would blink at the sentence above. “Urban innovation,” the “smart city,” and the “tr…

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Archaeologists Find Giant Viking Ship Using Radar by Artsjournal

Archaeologists using ground-penetrating radar found a big mound carved into a western Norwegian island — along with the remains of a “huge” ship as long as 55 feet, Paasche told The Wa…

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Reset: 50 Classic Songs About LA? Things Are Changing by Artsjournal

Some of Los Angeles’ selling points need to be reset. The idea of endless summers has shifted in the age of climate change. “It Never Rains in Southern California” has morphed into Bad…

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Dilbert Creator Proposes “Mulligans” For A Kinder Internet by Artsjournal

He lays out two such rules in his new book, Loserthink. His first proposal, which he calls the “48-hour rule,” states that everyone should be given a grace period of a couple of days t…

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Fairview review at Young Vic, London – ‘stunning production of an extraordinary play’ by Tim Bano

Jackie Sibblies Drury’s Pulitzer-winning play is simultaneously a microcosmic, tightly controlled look at a family through the prism of a middle-class sitcom,

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Stars From Moulin Rouge!, Little Shop of Horrors, More Join 2019 Edition of Red Bucket Follies by Dan Meyer

The annual variety concert supports Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Jonathan Groff, André De Shields and More to Appear as Special Guests at RED BUCKET FOLLIES

Broadway's onstage best, most impressive ensembles and behind-the-scenes superstars will celebrate six weeks of dedicated fundraising at Red Bucket Follies at 4:30 pm on Monday, December 9, …

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Stage Rights to Eloise Series Acquired by MRC by Logan Culwell-Block

The independent film and television studio intends to develop the popular children's series into new film, television, and live stage properties.

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See the Cast of Dear Evan Hansen Celebrate 3 Years on Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The Tony-winning musical opened December 4, 2016, at the Music Box Theatre.

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What to Expect When You’re a Pregnant Theatremaker by American Theatre Editors

Is the field a safe or welcoming place for pregnant working artists? It's a question many parents and parents-to-be are asking.

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Dad is getting on in years: “Harry Townsend’s Last Stand” by Philip

If it is true, as often stated, that there are only seven basic plots from which all plays are derived, one of the seven certainly involves conflicted parent-offspring relationships. Think …

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Happy Hour on the Fringe: John Jarboe by Jarod Hughes

On this episode of Happy Hour on the Fringe we talked with John Jarboe, creator of the long-running monthly Get Pegged Cabaret series and founder of the Bearded Ladies Cabaret, about the Get…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

BWW Exclusive: SPONGEBOB'S Ethan Slater and Tina Landau Tease Why Saturday Will Be Nickelodeon's Best Day Ever!

Are ya ready kids? We hope so, because Nickelodeon is taking a deep dive to Bikini Botton this Saturday as is airs The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage! (7pm EST).

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Review Roundup: Christina Bianco Earns Raves For FUNNY GIRL In Paris

Christina Bianco currently stars in Funny Girl in Paris, which is currently in performances at Théâtre Marigny in Paris. Let's see what the critics had to say!

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Schools of the Stars: Where the Jagged Little Pill Cast and Creative Team Studied Before Broadway by Logan Culwell-Block

Find out where Kathryn Gallagher, Celia Rose Gooding, Derek Klena, and more went to college.

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Chay Yew to Leave Victory Gardens Theater by American Theatre Editors

The renowned director and playwright will depart at the end of the 2019-20 season.

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VIDEO: Mike Birbiglia Talks About How He Got His Start Off-Broadway

Mike Birbiglia was a guest on the most recent episode of 'Hiking with Kevin,' to talk about his newest special The New One, on Netflix. Birbiglia also discusses his troubled relationship wi…

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Courtney Reed, Francis Jue & More to Lead Lauren Yee's Cambodian Rock Band at Off-Broadway's Signature by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the upcoming New York premiere of Lauren Yee's play with music Cambodian Rock Band. The previously announced production, directed by Chay Yew, will begin previews on…

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See Andrew Barth Feldman & the Cast of Dear Evan Hansen Celebrate Three Years on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Though Dear Evan Hansen typically has audience members reaching for their tissues by the show's emotional finale, the Broadway company of the show had a reason to smile big on December 4. T…

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You Oughta Take a First Look at These Photos from Jagged Little Pill on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

The first look at Jagged Little Pill on Broadway is here! Directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus, the production features the music of singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette and stars Elizabeth …

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Spotlight On...Maria Ciampi by Michael Block

Name: Maria CiampiHometown:  Hartsdale, New YorkEducation:   Fordham University, B.A. 1981 (summa cum laude, in cursu honorum); St. John’s University School of Law, J.D. 1986.Select Cre…

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See Caroline Bowman, Caroline Innerbichler in Frozen Tour Photos

The musical adaptation of the Disney film is on the road.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Thespian Throwback: Passion for the Work by Don Corathers

In 2012, Julie Cohen Theobald reflected on her first year at EdTA The post Thespian Throwback: <br/>Passion for the Work appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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The Phantom of the Opera Star John Riddle Astonishes as He Performs Dream Roles Off His Broadway Bucket List

The Phantom of the Opera star John Riddle shows off his astounding voice on dream roles from Grand Hotel, Kiss of the Spider Woman and The Light in the Piazza.

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VIDEO: Watch The Cast of LES MISERABLES Live in Concert Sing 'One Day More'

Coming to US cinemas nationwide on December 8 & 11 only, Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular sold-out staged concert version of the musical phenomenon LES MISERABLES is an absolute must-se…

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Abbie Spallen's Pumpgirl Extends at Irish Rep by Olivia Clement

The critically acclaimed production continues into the new year.

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Noah Galvin, Krystal Joy Brown, Ali Ewoldt, More, Join I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been by Dan Meyer

The Feinstein’s/54 Below concert lets Broadway stars sing from their dream roles that will never be.

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Soho Cinders Finds New Leads as Show Extends Into 2020 by Emily Selleck

The musical continues at London's Charing Cross Theatre.

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Courtney Reed, Francis Jue, Joe Ngo, More to Star in Off-Broadway Premiere of Cambodian Rock Band by Olivia Clement

Lauren Yee's musical play, featuring songs by Dengue Fever, will play at the Signature in 2020.

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Talkin' Broadway Off-Broadway - "MsTrial" - 12/4/19 by Howard Miller

... having a strong idea for a play is a far cry from being able to translate it into compelling dramaturgy and authentic-seeming dialog. And that is definitely the problem here.

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Talkin' Broadway Off-Broadway - "Harry Townsend's Last Stand" - 12/4/19 by Marc Miller

... well-produced, humorous, and occasionally moving. Still, Eastman's trudging down a well-traveled path.

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The Cage Cunningham Fellowship Puts a Spotlight on Light by Peter Libbey

Jennifer Tipton, a lighting designer who works in dance, theater and opera, is this year’s recipient of the award from the Baryshnikov Arts Center.

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A First Look at the National Tour of Frozen by Marc J. Franklin

The Disney musical, starring Caroline Bowman and Caroline Innerbichler, officially opened at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles December 4.

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Beth Leavel on Meryl Streep, Miranda Priestly, and The Devil Wears Prada Musical by Dan Meyer

The Broadway star talked to Playbill while preparing for her upcoming Feinstein’s/54 Below concert.

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AussieTheatre Christmas Advent Calendar Giveaway #6 by Sean McLoughlin

To celebrate the holiday season, are going theatre crazy and will be opening a new window on our Advent Calendar each day to reveal some amazing theatre treats. Check back …

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Sir Patrick Stewart's One-Man Version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Offer Lottery

The highly-anticipated return engagement of Sir Patrick Stewart's acclaimed oneman version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL to benefit City Harvest and Ars Nova will play for two nights only, December 1…

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Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Caroline Bowman, Caroline Innerbichler And More In FROZEN On Tour

As the Frozen North American tour begins its nine-week engagement at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in LA, BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production, featuring stars Caroline Bowman (…

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SIX Joins BroadwayCon 2020 Lineup

BroadwayCon 2020 welcomes the eagerly anticipated upcoming Broadway production SIX to the programming lineup! As part of MainStage programming, members of the cast will perform during Broadw…

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Contemporary Jazz Septet Artemis Plays Carnegie Hall by Jeff Tamarkin

The December 7 concert by this jazz supergroup is led by pianist Renee Rosnes and features Cécile McLorin Salvant on vocals.

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Renée Taylor Recalls Husband Joseph Bologna Urging Her to Write MY LIFE ON A DIET by BroadwayWorld

Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor - known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on "The Nanny" - opened November 22nd to unanimous rave reviews in her co…

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Lauren Yee's Cambodian Rock Band Announces Casting

Courtney Reed and more are set for the New York premiere at Signature Theatre.

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Check Out Photos From Jagged Little Pill on Broadway

The Alanis Morissette musical opens tonight at the Broadhurst Theatre.

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Staying stretched: Lastics technique with Donna Flagg by Admin

As the cold season sets in, being conscious of how you stretch is even more important than usual. Wearing warmups and leaning over a leg on the barre just won’t cut it. Worst case, it coul…

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Hear Lauren Patten Sing Her Showstopping “You Oughta Know” from Jagged Little Pill

Hear Jagged Little Pill star Lauren Patten perform her showstopping number "You Oughta Know".

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‘Fascinating exploration of solitary lives’: WILD GOOSE DREAMS – Bath ★★★ by Kris Hallett

An always fascinating piece, Wild Goose Dreams detours constantly down different alleys to tell its story and gets overwhelmed by all the work’s devices.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Where is the money for culture in the US?

As donations decline, The Art Funders Forum is trying to find new ways of enticing people to give

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London Theatre News Today: Thursday 4 December by Hira Desai

From Everybody's Talking About Jamie's class of 2020 to intimate 'Monday Favourites' West End concerts at The Other Palace, check out today's news roundup. The post London Theatre News Today…

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Celebrate the Season at San Francisco Symphony's Holiday Gaiety Show by Steve Holt

The December 7 program promises a sensational lineup of guest stars, including actor-singer Ana Gasteyer.

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Kids’ Night on Broadway announces 2020 shows by Caitlin Huston

Participating shows have been announced for Kids’ Night on Broadway this winter.  The program, in which children ages 18 and under can attend participating Broadway shows for free when ac…

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Pink sloths in trees and hip-hop pottery: welcome to Design Miami

This year’s fair is a riot of experimentation and innovation, including work from Satoshi Yoshiizumi and Roberto Lugo

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Photo Flash: Fall Head Over Feet for JAGGED LITTLE PILL on Broadway!

JAGGED LITTLE PILL opens on Broadway tonight at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 W 44th St, NYC) following its record-breaking, sold-out world premiere at American Repertory Theater (A.R.T) last…

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MsTrial by Darryl Reilly

Prominent Georgia attorney Dep Kirkland “decided to listen to his own voice, and walked away from the legal field altogether to pursue his previously private dream of acting, writing, and …

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The Metropolitan Opera Adds 3 Performances of Porgy and Bess by Ryan McPhee

The encore shows mark a first in the Met’s modern history.

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Song Lyrics Website Says It Caught Google Stealing Material ‘Redhanded’, Sues For $50 Million by Artsjournal1

“Lyrics site Genius on Tuesday sued Google and LyricFind for $50 million, alleging they have been misappropriating its transcriptions for years. … [Genius] used a digital watermark to se…

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The Armenian Refugee Who Changed Jerusalem With His Ceramics by Artsjournal

Armenian pottery has become synonymous with Jerusalem, so it’s a shock to learn that the city’s ceramic tradition, beyond major monuments such as the Dome of the Rock, is just 100 years …

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If you read only one thing today … by Lorraine Treanor

Soon, someone will be caught by surprise. Someone will remember how it feels to fall in love. Someone will imagine themselves on a Broadway kick line. Someone will wipe away tears. Someone w…

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Meet the magicians making Washington, D.C. the Magic Capital of America by Julian Oquendo

As the Washington DC area continues to grow as a cultural center for performing arts, one mysterious industry has begun to appear within the District. Seemingly out of nowhere, but really, w…

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FIRST LOOK: Take a trip into the past, present and future with images from A (One-Man) Christmas Carol by Featured Content

How does a solo performer bring all the characters in Charles Dickens' festive classic to life for A (One-Man) Christmas Carol? Some of the answer lay in the production images below. Take a …

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StateraArts Launches DC Area Mentorship Chapter for Womxn+ in the Arts by News Desk

Female, female-identifying, GNC, and Trans theater artists in the Washington, DC area will soon have a new opportunity for career mentorship. Statera Mentorship recognizes that women, gender…

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The Skivvies, alt-cabaret duo, undress to impress for 'I Touch My Elf' holiday show by Daniel Durchholz | Special To The Post-Dispatch

Alt-cabaret act known for stripping to undies combines pop songs with holiday tunes for "I Touch My Elf"

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Tower Grove Farmers' Market heads inside for the cold by Daniel Neman | Post-Dispatch Food Writer

Tower Grove Winter Farmers' Market is taking its summertime vibe and bringing it indoors for the winter in a new location.

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Broadway's Mean Girls Stars Reinvent Film Sequence with a Performance of 'Jingle Bell Rock' in Rockefeller Center by

The multi-talented actresses at the center of the Tony-nominated musical Mean Girls took to the heart of New York City on December 4 to help celebrate the lighting of the legendary Rockefell…

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Michael Mott and Nathan Wright Announce Plans for IN THE LIGHT Concept Recording, Featuring Jeremy Jordan

Composer Michael Mott and bookwriter Nathan Wright have just announced plans to create a full-length concept recording for their new musical, In The Light, A Faustian Tale, inspired by the c…

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Josh Groban Adds 4th Date for Radio City Music Hall Residency by Andrew Gans

Josh Groban’s Great Big Radio City Show launches February 14, 2020.

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Utah Repertory Theatre Shutters Amid Sexual Assault, Physical Abuse, and Misconduct Allegations

Utah Repertory Theatre's production of American Psycho was cancelled after an actor, Ryon J. Sharette painted the worlds 'F**k this show' on the production's set. Now the entire company has …

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VIDEO: Watch Norm Lewis, Beth Leavel & More Preview Upcoming Shows at Feinstein's/54 Below!

Earlier today, Feinstein's/54 Below welcomed Tony Award-winner Beth Leavel (The Prom, The Drowsy Chaperone, Elf The Musical, 42nd Street); Tony nominee Norm Lewis (Sweeney Todd, The Gershwin…

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Industry Roundup: Preston Whiteway Named O'Neill Theater Center CEO, Eun Sun Kim and Cecilia Bartoli to Take Opera Reins, More by Emily Selleck

See who has recently joined the team at major theatre and arts institutions around the world.

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Industry Roundup: Preston Whiteway Named O'Neill Theater Center CEO, Cecilia Bartoli to Take Reins at Monte Carlo, More by Emily Selleck

See who has recently joined the team at major theatre and arts institutions around the world.

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Josh Groban's Great Big Radio City Show Adds Fourth Date Due To Demand

Due to overwhelming demand, the Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) has announced an additional show for Josh Groban's forthcoming residency at New York's iconic Radio City Music Hall on S…

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How to get good tickets for To Kill A Mockingbird

In case you missed it, Notting Hill's Rhys Ifans will answer the mockingbird call come Summer 2020. The London transfer of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird is guaranteed to be the…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

THE MUSIC MAN to Hold Open Casting Call for Child and Teen Dancers December 8 in New York City

The Music Man, coming to Broadway Fall 2020, is seeking the CHILDREN and TEENAGERS of River City, Iowa. Top-tier dancers with strong technique who can sing. Any ethnicity, ages 8-17.

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Geffen Playhouse Adds Anna Moench's Man of God to 2020 Season by Olivia Clement

The new play will begin performances in March in L.A.

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‘Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!’ Pigeon and Driver tell us why! by Nicole Hertvik

Oh, that pigeon! Always causing trouble. He never wants to take a bath. He stays up past his bedtime. And now he wants to drive… a bus?! Children’s author Mo Willems continues his tenure…

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The Seattle Man Who’s Memorizing Joyce’s Unreadable Finnegan by Artsjournal

At 25, he picked up Finnegans Wake and tried to read it. He did not get far. He was stopped by a 100-letter word in the middle of the first page. How do you read a 100-letter word, he wonder…

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Arthur Miller Did An Adaptation Of ‘Pride And Prejudice’ (Who Knew?) by Artsjournal1

“In the Theatre Guild Archive of the Harry Ransom Center in Austin, Texas survives a script, marked ‘as broadcast,’ of Miller’s adaptation of Jane Austen for radio. Miller’s radio …

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Digital Lottery Announced for Harry Connick Jr. – A Celebration of Cole Porter by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The smooth voice of recording artist and Broadway star Harry Connick, Jr. is perfectly paired with the song classics of the late Cole Porter in Harry Connick, Jr. – A Celebration of Cole P…

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A powerful production of Vivaldi’s Farnace from Sydney’s Pinchgut Opera

The self-funded company stages the opera at Angel Place Recital Hall

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Read Reviews for Harry Townsend's Last Stand, Starring Craig Bierko and Len Cariou by Playbill Staff

The George Eastman play opened Off-Broadway December 4.

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BWW Flashback: From the A.R.T. to Broadway- The Shows of Diane Paulus

Later today, Broadway welcomes a brand new musical, JAGGED LITTLE PILL- an exhilarating new musical inspired by the themes and raw emotions laid bare in Alanis Morissette's seminal album of …

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Idina Menzel's New Album 'Christmas: A Season of Love' is Out Now

Tony Award-winner Idina Menzel has a career that traverses stage, film, television, and music and in time for the holidays she releases an album of traditional and brand-new songs featuring …

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“Anastasia” is beautiful to look at onstage but needs more magic by Ryan Porter - Special To The Star

The musical about supposed Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia borrows from other productions, to which it unfavourably compares, writes Ryan Porter.

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David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood Preview Charles Fuller's A Soldier's Play on Broadway

Kenny Leon directs the new production at the American Airlines Theatre.

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Watch Mean Girls Perform "Jingle Bell Rock" on Christmas in Rockefeller Center

SPOILER ALERT: They don't kick over a single boombox.

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Love Actually? Musical Parody Laughs Its Way Onto Our List of Recommended Shows

Also, an Arthur Miller classic gets a stellar off-Broadway production by Bedlam, and Cinderella dazzles in New Jersey.

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Tamino brings his mellow grooves to the Scala, London

East meets west in the music of a singer of Belgian-Egyptian descent

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2020 Kids' Night on Broadway Tickets Are Now On Sale

The Broadway League has announced that Kids' Night on Broadway® tickets are on sale now at The event will take place in New York City on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Netflix's The Prom Star Jo Ellen Pellman by Ruthie Fierberg

The newcomer will play Emma, alongside Meryl Streep and more, in Ryan Murphy’s adaptation of the Broadway musical.

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Tony Danza reminisces about 'Taxi,' 'Who's the Boss?' and Fred Rogers by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The actor is among the celebrity guests at Steel City Con, at the Monroeville Convention Center Dec. 6-8.

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Aurora Orchestra at the Wigmore Hall — a web of connections and friendships

A new work by Josephine Stephenson was at the heart of this programme of linked music

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Kelvin Moon Loh stops by HQ to chat about Beetlejuice, SpongeBob SquarePants and more with Beth Stevens.

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Monsoon Wedding Musical Sets 2020 U.K. Debut at Leeds Playhouse & London's Roundhouse by Andy Lefkowitz

Following a 2017 run at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, the new musical Monsoon Wedding, based on Mira Nair's 2001 film, has scheduled a pair of U.K.-premiere stagings set to run next summer. T…

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Hannah Diamond emerges, flaws and all, at Fire in London

The singer was revealed as a flesh-and-blood figure amid all the digital trickery

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Becky Gulsvig Takes on Seven Questions About Come From Away, Performing "Me and the Sky", and Advice for Girls Playing Elle Woods

Becky Gulsvig talks about what it’s like to perform “Me and the Sky”, her initial experience seeing Come From Away, and why she never thought she’d play Beverley on Broadway.

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Bat Out of Hell to Return to U.K. for 2020 Tour by Olivia Clement

The Jim Steinman musical, featuring songs from the Meatloaf album, will tour the U.K. again.

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Peter Pan review – Barrie classic staged with plenty of pixie dust by Mark Fisher

Hull TruckMaking Wendy younger gives a different dynamic to Deborah McAndrew’s engaging adaptation, with Baker Mukasa’s spontaneous Peter She’s a theatrical sort, is Vanessa Schofield…

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‘Quite an empowering production’: BAND OF GOLD – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Kay Mellor’s Band of Gold, based on the TV series of the same name also penned by Mellor is very gritty, very northern but also very witty.

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“Freestyle Love Supreme” Faces Controversy After Accidentally Improvising Curse That Raises the Dead by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Broadway’s improvised hip-hop extravaganza Freestyle Love Supreme is facing controversy this week after the performers, who create a fresh, full…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Characters Are Brought From Screen To Stage!

Are you ready, kids? We're getting ready for The Spongebob Musical: Live on Stage! coming to Nickelodeon with a look at how the show's creative team brought their iconic characters to life, …

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Nick Hern Books launches play script subscription service by Georgia Snow

Theatre publisher Nick Hern Books has launched a subscription service, offering monthly deliveries of new play texts. Each month, subscribers will receive

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‘What I’ve Learned From 10,000 Nights At The Theatre’: Guardian Critic Michael Billington’s Farewell Essay by Artsjournal1

“British theatre is incredibly resilient, yet radically different from when I took up my post at the Guardian in 1971. Even the job of being a critic has altered in all sorts of ways. … …

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Howard Cruse, ‘Godfather Of Queer Comics’, Dead At 75 by Artsjournal1

“While [he] was not as famous as underground comics stars like R. Crumb and Art Spiegelman, his artistic influence was nonetheless felt strongly, especially among other gay cartoonists. In…

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Following New York’s Lead (Gingerly), Philadelphia Gives Library Card Holders Free Access To Cultural Institutions by Artsjournal1

Like NYC’s Culture Pass, the new Experience Pass will let Free Library of Philadelphia cardholders reserve one free entry per year at some of the city’s cultural institutions. But the fa…

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Remember That Big Golden Sculpture Hanging In The Lobby Of The New York Philharmonic’s Hall? It’s Gone, And Lincoln Center Says It Won’t Be Back by Artsjournal1

The abstract artwork, titled Orpheus and Apollo and created by sculptor Richard Lippold specially for Philharmonic Avery Fisher David Geffen Hall when it opened in 1962, was taken down for …

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Where Are The World’s Best Non-Native English Speakers? by Artsjournal1

According to a new report from an international education company that tested 2.3 million volunteers in 100 countries, the level of English as a second language is highest in Northern Europe…

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Stephen Garrett, First Director Of Getty Museum In Los Angeles, Dead At 96 by Artsjournal1

“Garrett helped transform J. Paul Getty’s pet project museum, which the billionaire originally operated out of his own home, into what is now arguably the wealthiest art museum in the wo…

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“What to Wear – Rehearsals” by Performerstuff

“What to Wear” – Part 2: Rehearsals Written by Ella Embry November 27, 2019 You’ve made it through the audition process, hopefully with tips from “What to Wear” – Part 1…

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Theatre Royal Stratford East offers streamed panto to hospitals and care homes by Matthew Hemley

Theatre Royal Stratford East will make its pantomime available for streaming to local hospitals and care homes. Its production of Dick Whittington

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See Who's Joining Noah Thomas in West End's Everybody's Talking About Jamie by Ryan McPhee

The musical welcomes a new cast in early 2020.

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Soho Cinders – new cast announced as show extends by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Michael Mather and Livvy Evans will take over the lead roles of Robbie and Velcro in Soho Cinders at Charing Cross Theatre as show announces extension. This post Soho Cinders…

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Check Out New Production Photos From the World Premiere of Dave Malloy's Moby-Dick by Nathan Skethway

The musical adaptation, directed by Hadestown Tony winner Rachel Chavkin, began performances December 3 at the American Repertory Theater.

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Harry Connick Jr a?" A Celebration of Cole Porter, honoring one of America's most respected songwriters, will launch a digital ticket lottery for every performance during the three-week limi…

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Joyce Mathews: More Than the Sum of Her Marriages by Trav S.D.

Joyce Mathews (Jane Isabelle Mathews, 1919-1999) is normally presented as a footnote in the lives of others. Today we give her her own spotlight. According to studio publicity, Mathews was t…

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A Christmas Carol review at Bristol Old Vic – ‘captivatingly fresh update’ by Jeremy Brien

Tom Morris is celebrating his game-changing 10 years as artistic director of the Bristol Old Vic with a revival of one of

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Monsoon Wedding Musical Heads to Leeds and London by Olivia Clement

Based on Mira Nair's 2001 hit film, the new musical will play in the U.K. following its Berkeley Rep world premiere.

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Alanis Morissette Relates to a Lot of Characters in the Jagged Little Pill Musical by Dan Meyer

The Grammy winner sat down with Jimmy Fallon ahead of the Broadway show’s opening. The two also rocked out in a subway station.

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New 2020 casting announced for Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Producers of 'the hit musical for today' have just announced the new cast of Everybody's Talking About Jamie for the year 2020. Originally hailing from Sheffield, the feel-good West End prod…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

What Do Critics Think of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in San Francisco? by Dan Meyer

The West Coast premiere of the Tony- and Olivier-winning play opened at the Curran Theatre December 1.

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Watch Broadway's Mean Girls Sing ‘Jingle Bell Rock’ at the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting by Dan Meyer

The cast performed the song December 4, giving audiences a holiday surprise.

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Max Clayton, Kimberly Marable, Jodi McFadden and Ryan Worsing Announced as The Ensemblist's 2019 Award Winners

The Ensemblist, the online advocate for talented artists working in theatre ensembles, announces the 2019 Ensemblist Award winners: Max Clayton, Kimberly Marable, Jodi McFadden and Ryan Wors…

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7 best Bay Area things to do this weekend, Dec. 6-8 by Randy McMullen, Jackie Burrell

Got you weekend plans yet? We have some super ideas, from the smash-hit Harry Potter play to ice skating and awesome cookie deliciousness.

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Matilda by Barry Gordin

Matilda Returns with Multi-Cultural Cast and Big Surprises By: Ellis Nassour December 5, 2019: Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly’s West End and Broadway hit musical Matilda returns for …

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FROZEN 2, HARRIET & ALADDIN Among Nominees for Society of Composers and Lyricists Awards

The Society of Composers & Lyricists has announced the nominations for the inaugural SCL Awards. Among those nominated are Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez for a?oeInto The Unknown…

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, December 5, 2019 by Susan Grace

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BWW TV: Broadway Walks the Red Carpet on Opening Night of JAGGED LITTLE PILL- Live at 5:45pm!

Following its record-breaking, sold-out world premiere at American Repertory Theater (A.R.T) last summer, Jagged Little Pill the musical celebrates opening night tonight, December 5, at the …

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Photo Coverage: HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Celebrates Opening Night

Harry Townsend's Last Stand ( a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore…

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Meet Caroline Innerbichler Who Stars As Anna In The North American Tour Of Disney’s Frozen by Jeryl Brunner

After auditioning for Frozen 14 times, Caroline Innerbichler's hard work pays off.

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Off Broadway League Christmas Toy Drive Will Benefit Children With Incarcerated Parents

The Off-Broadway League today announced that between December 11th and December 16th, it will partner with the Osborne Association a?" donating toys to children whose parents are incarcerate…

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Meghan Pressman: In With the New by American Theatre Editors

The first woman to manage the $55-million Center Theatre Group offers tips on how to raise money for innovation.

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Wolf of Wall Street – 5-15 Sun Street by Emma Clarendon

Discover what critics had to say about the immersive production of Wolf Of Wall Street based on Jordan Belfort’s memoirs.

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‘Jitney,’ in LA, Sings August Wilson’s Song of the Forgotten Man by Adam Epstein

Only 34 at the time that he wrote his first play, Jitney, August Wilson may or may not have known just how the emotion-driven syncopation of his language — haunting and lyrical, yet searin…

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Making Radical Parent Inclusion Replicable and Sustainable by Rachel Spencer Hewitt

By Rachel Spencer Hewitt. Rachel Spencer Hewitt, founder of the Parent Artist Advocacy League (PAAL), talks about putting PAAL’s handbook of best practices for parent support into action i…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Zoë Wanamaker by Editors

INTERVIEW: ZOE WANAMAKER. Born in New York, Zoë Wanamaker was brought up in the UK where her father, Sam Wanamaker, fled to escape McCarthyism. Known for the detail of her characterisation…

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Kate Baldwin, Kyle Selig, Telly Leung, and More Set For ASTEP Christmas Concert

Artists Striving to End Poverty is celebrating its Eleventh Annual New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit ASTEP, taking place on Monday, December 9 at 7:00 PM at Joe's Pub at The Publ…

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Three Sisters: “This Isn’t Just a Nigerian or an African History. It’s a British one as well” by Emma Bentley

Returning to her old work place, Emma Bentley watches the rehearsals of Three Sisters at the National Theatre and hears from Writer and Director, Inua Ellams and Nadia Fall about adapting on…

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Goldilocks and the Three Musketeers review at Battersea Arts Centre – ‘daft and delightfully inventive’ by Dave Fargnoli

Enthusiastically performed but infused with gentleness, Goldilocks and the Three Musketeers is a charmingly creaky Christmas show with an endearingly home-made feel.

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65th Annual Drama Desk Awards To Take Place May 31, 2020

The Drama Desk Awards announced today that the 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards will be held at The Town Hall on Sunday, May 31, 2020.

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Richard Jordan: Canada drive – how the country’s embracing of the arts has led to success by Richard Jordan

For enthusiasts of world theatre, the work funded by one country’s arts council will have repeatedly caught the eye in recent years.

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Drama Desk Awards set ceremony date by Caitlin Huston

This season’s Drama Desk Awards will be held at The Town Hall on May 31, 2020. Nominations for the awards, which include Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway productions, will be an…

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10 years after 'The Bench,' Kiesha Lalama debuts new dance show by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"Bound in Before" will debut in the Pittsburgh Playhouse as part of Point Park University's Winter Dance Concert. P

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

65th Annual Drama Desk Awards Set May 2020 Date by Ryan McPhee

The awards honor productions and artists from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway.

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, December 5, 2019 by James Marino

Who is HANGIN? Does SEX ON STAGE make TIME’s TOP 10? Equity Awards, Sundance, and more! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines…

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Dick Whittington and His Cat review at Hackney Empire – ‘it’s everything you need right now’ by JN Benjamin

This year’s Hackney Empire panto – written and directed by local favourite Susie McKenna – is served with a twist. The 14th

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Brave new world: why the capital's theatres have never been so important by Matt Wolf

As they take on more challenging themes, provocative material and divisive subjects, the capital’s theatres have never felt so vital.

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VIDEOS: Watch Clips From Productions Featured at The Public Theater's 2020 UNDER THE RADAR Festival

The Public Theater recently announced the full line-up today for the 16th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 8-19, 2020. This popular and highly-anticipated festival of The Pub…

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Hope Mill Theatre launches free ticket scheme for young people by Ruth Comerford

Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester has launched a scheme to offer local young people free trips to see a show at the

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#TBT: Vintage Playbill: A Christmas Story: November 2012 by JK

I was at a distinct disadvantage when I saw A Christmas Story: The Musical. I had never seen A Christmas Story: The Movie! The good news is, the musical was wonderful, and though I may not h…

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Michael Billington criticises rise of ‘god-like’ directors by Georgia Snow

Michael Billington has criticised the raised status of directors within theatre today, arguing that they have taken on the role of “supreme

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Monsoon Wedding musical to open at Leeds Playhouse by Ruth Comerford

A new musical adaptation of Monsoon Wedding will open at  Leeds Playhouse next year. Based on the film of the same name,

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WhatsOnStage Awards: the nominations in full by Matthew Hemley

Musical & Juliet has received 13 nominations for this year’s WhatsOnStage Awards, which will be held on March 1, 2020 at the

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The Brooklyn Theatre Fire by Trav S.D.

On this day in 1876 occurred the second worst theatre fire in U.S. history (and New York’s worst): the Brooklyn Theatre Fire. I first became aware of this disaster in the most moving away …

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FIRST LOOK: Take a peek into the world of Graeae’s hit tale of mystery and tragedy One Under by Featured Content

As they prepare to bring Winsome Pinnock's tale of a death and uncovering the story behind it to the Arcola Theatre next week, delve into the world of Graeae's One Under with production imag…

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‘The Inheritance’ and the Importance of Queer Mentorship by Billy McEntee, Billy McEntee

Writer and HIV/AIDS educator John MrDargh and his husband, Tim Dunn, reflect on Matthew Lopez’s epic two-part play, and what a new generation of LGBTQ activists now face.

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REVIEW: An Act Of God, The Vaults London ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews An Act Of God starring Zoe Lyons currently playing at The Vaults in London. This post REVIEW: An Act Of God, The Vaults London ✭✭✭ first appeared o…

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John Simon, R.I.P. by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal “Sightings” column I take note of the death of John Simon. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * The Finnish composer Jean Sibelius, who had various kinds of …

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Almanac: Vladimir Nabokov on the ultimate problem of free will by Terry Teachout

“No free man needs a God; but was I free?” Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire

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‘As a jovial, energetic pantomime spectacle, it’s a triumph’: A CHRISTMAS CAROL – Bridge House Theatre ★★★ by Luca Molinari

Whilst A Christmas Carol may not pass muster as high theatre, there are some genuinely wonderful moments to be found at its strongest points, and as a jovial, energetic pantomime spectacle, …

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To Kill a Mockingbird's Russell Harvard Marks an Historic Milestone for Deaf Actors on Broadway by Emily Selleck

For the first time in his career, the actor takes on two roles not defined by their Deafness.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

For Entertaining Musicals, Look No Further Than … Paris by Laura Cappelle

The genre has long been seen as minor in the French capital, but a string of English-language productions is creating a pleasingly upbeat dynamic.

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From the Ground Up by Artsjournal1

The latest piece by choreographer Allison Orr — known for creating dances performed by forklifts, sanitation trucks, and the like — is From the Ground Up, made for Wake Forest University…

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VIDEO: Alanis Morissette and Jimmy Fallon Perform in Disguise in NYC Subway

During last night's episode of The Tonight Show, Alanis Morissette was one of the guests. Morissette and Fallon put on disguises and gave a surprise performance of 'The Little Drummer Boy' a…

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Little Red Riding Hood review – my, what big imaginations they have! by Miriam Gillinson

Derby theatreHiccup theatre’s clever take on the fairytale is full of music, puppetry, surprising twists, witty dialogue and madcap energy Hiccup Theatre’s family shows always take you …

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

A Christmas Carol review at Old Vic, London – ‘charming and atmospheric’ by Natasha Tripney

Returning to the Old Vic for the third year running, Jack Thorne’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic morality tale manages to be

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Review Roundup: HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND - What Did the Critics Think?

Harry Townsend's Last Stand ( a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore…

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Alternative Christmas shows to see this winter by Hira Desai

If you're looking to mix things up this season, check out our special roundup of alternative Christmas shows to see this winter. The post Alternative Christmas shows to see this winter appea…

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Wake UP With BWW 12/5: JAGGED LITTLE PILL Opens, and More!

Today's top stories: Jagged Little Pill opens on Broadway, and more!

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First Night Takeover: White Christmas at the Dominion Theatre

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the opening of White Christmas at London’s Dominion Theatre. Check out who Perry chatted to on the Red Carpet (includ…

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Bat Out Of Hell The Musical UK Tour 2020 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Bat Out Of Hell UK Tour returns in 2020. The award-winning musical will open at the Manchester Opera House ahead of a UK tour. This post Bat Out Of Hell The Musical UK T…

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Sunday in the Park with George tickets on sale now!

The return of the Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George has been creating a buzz in London since it was initially announced. Now, tickets for Sunday in the Park with George West…

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Alanis Morissette Musical Jagged Little Pill Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Jagged Little Pill, a new Broadway musical featuring the songs of Grammy winner Alanis Morissette, officially opens at the Broadhurst Theatre on December 5. Diane Paulus directs the producti…

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A Bright Room Called Day Extends Again at the Public Theater; Bill Heck to Join the Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

The new off-Broadway production of Tony Kushner's A Bright Room Called Day has received a second extension at the Public Theater. The play will now run through December 22. Bill Heck (Phot…

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‘Oddly unengaging’: MIDNIGHT MOVIE – Royal Court Theatre by Aleks Sierz

I wanted to love this Midnight Movie, but — like almost any screen experience — I couldn’t quite connect with it. Despite some disturbing passages, it feels like less than the sum of i…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

New pre-election post-show Q&A: Join Terri to discuss risks for the NHS at Blood Orange by Featured Content

Is the NHS "on the table" in trade negotiations with Donald Trump if Boris Johnson wins a majority at the ballot box next week? Terri Paddock chairs a special pre-election post-show Q&A …

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Welcome to the Theater! The Broadway Debuts of Jagged Little Pill by JK

Tonight, these twelve incredible cast members from Jagged Little Pill will be making their official Broadway debuts! Dreams do come true! Congratulations to you and everyone in the show. He…

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On the Couch with Chloé Zuel by Arts Review

Who is Chloé Zuel? I am Chloé Cherie Zuel and I grew up in the suburbs of Sydney. I did a full time performing arts course at ED5 International, and following that, spent 2 years working a…

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Playwright Eve Leigh: Audiences are hungry for new forms of storytelling by Eve Leigh

Every day, [X]. One day, [X+1]. Because of that, [X+2]. Because of that, [X+3]. Until finally, [X+4]. That sequence is the most

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Charlie Bucket finds his Golden Ticket in Brisbane by Arts Review

The Producers of the Helpmann Award nominated spectacular, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, have announced the four boys who will play the role of Charlie Bucket in the Brisbane season of …

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Livestreaming the Latinx Theater State of Emergency

By . Latinx Playwrights Circle and The Sol Project present the Latinx Theater State of Emergency conversation livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

'He holds us to account!' Theatre greats celebrate Michael Billington

Patrick Stewart, Peter Brook, Sonia Friedman are among those who give their verdict on a critic with ‘razor-like intelligence and a tender heart’ Tom Stoppard: In the theatre, Michael is…

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Review: The Crater Sisters’ Christmas Special by Debbie Minter Jackson

Just when you thought you couldn’t take another holiday show, up pops The Crater Sisters’ Christmas Special at Best Medicine Rep.  Bouncing along with creativity and zest, this Christma…

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Review: The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays. An uneven but fun night at The National by Alexander C. Kafka

Alakazam! See a middle-aged man regress to a bug-eyed, slack-jawed 10-year-old while watching eight magicians! So it was Tuesday night as the Illusionists brought their latest production to …

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A Rising Trajectory – MARS Gallery turns 15 by Arts Review

Running from 12 – 20 December, MARS (Melbourne Art Rooms) Gallery will be celebrating 15 busy years with a group exhibition featuring more than 30 artists of importance to director Andy Di…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

The (Maybe) Final Recordings of the 2019 NEA Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge by Joe Patti

This week the National Endowment for the Arts posted the final recordings of works created for the NEA Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge. Last Spring, six works by seven high school stud…

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Review: Facing Life’s Final Stretch in ‘Harry Townsend’s Last Stand’ by Elisabeth Vincentelli

George Eastman’s Off Broadway play is lifted by its direction and performances, but often feels like a cornball sitcom.

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Tori Scott: ‘Vodka is the Reason for the Season’ by Matthew Wexler

Both hilarious and heartfelt, Tori Scott helps ring in the season through story and song. The post Tori Scott: ‘Vodka is the Reason for the Season’ appeared first on The BroadwayBlog.

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Call for Applications: Master of Arts in Arts Administration at Florida State University (FSU) by Artsjournal

Are you passionate about the arts? Are you in search of a career full of meaning and opportunity? If so, have you considered a career in Arts Administration?

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Swimming in public money: Miami Beach’s $7m sculpture project

Six sculptures installed as part of an Art in Public Places programme affirm the city’s new-found cultural clout

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Saudi artist Manal AlDowayan: ‘My presence is a challenge’

With work on show at this year’s Art Basel Miami Beach, the artist discusses the representation of women and the role of politics in art

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Artist Wangechi Mutu: ‘I wanted them to sit upright and unafraid’

As her new works stand watch over the Met, the Kenyan-American sculptor talks about reshaping art history

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‘I am here to bear witness’: Syrian film-maker Waad al-Kateab

Her documentary ‘For Sama’, shot over five years, recorded the brutal reality of life in besieged Aleppo

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Eco-Visionaries: a very beautiful emergency

A new show at London’s Royal Academy asks how art, architecture and design can address climate change

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The elegant pathos of photographer Shahidul Alam

The Bangladeshi human rights activist’s sublimely beautiful works carry heavy political resonance

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From Antony Gormley to Grayson Perry: when does merchandise become art?

As museums seek cash and artists come to their support, the line between commercial and creative blurs

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The SpongeBob SquarePants musical is airing on TV. Why theatres are thrilled by Ashley Lee - Los Angeles Times

The Palace Theatre was closing for multi-year renovations, forcing the undersea spectacle to shutter as well.

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Harry Hamlin on His Return to His First Love: the Theatre - The TV star plays three different characters in 'One November Yankee'

The TV star plays three different characters in One November Yankee---Harry Hamlin initially starred in One November Yankee seven years ago, but he admits he was not writer-director Joshua R…

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Christopher Shinn’s Judgment Day, Starring Luke Kirby, Begins at the Park Avenue Armory by Olivia Clement

The world-premiere adaptation of Ödön von Horváth’s 1937 play takes over the Wade Thompson Drill Hall.

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Alanis Morissette Musical Jagged Little Pill Opens on Broadway December 5 by Ryan McPhee

The new musical, featuring a book by Oscar winner Diablo Cody, uses the music star's discography to tell an original story.

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MOVING PEOPLE: Raja Feather Kelly on His "Dog Day Afternoon," His Greatest Challenge, and His Signature Item of Apparel by The Dance Enthusiast

In MOVING PEOPLE: Raja Feather Kelly on His "Dog Day Afternoon," His Greatest Challenge, and His Signature Item of Apparel, "One of the projects I’ve most enjoyed was making my first eveni…

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