Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Ballethnic: 30 years of creating access and opportunity for African-Americans in dance by Admin

Discussions of African-American representation — or rather, the lack thereof — in ballet productions and the (in)accessibility to training in the art form for dancers of color seem to ha…

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Fosse/Verdon’s Michelle Williams, Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge, More Stage Favorites Win at 2020 Golden Globes by Dan Meyer

Tony winners Elton John and Sam Mendes also took home a golden statuette for their work in film.

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

A ballerina’s powerful message about suicide by Admin

With the recent announcement that the FCC could make 988 a new nationwide number for suicide prevention and mental health hotline, there is more reason than ever to open the conversation abo…

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VIDEO: WAITRESS Takes Its Final Broadway Bow

Sugar, butter, farewell! Broadway said happy trails to the smash-hit musical Waitress on Sunday January 5th. BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the emotional goodbye speeches from the show…

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5 young women to watch: How female choreographers are making waves by Admin

There’s been an uptick in fresh faces on the choreography scene in a big way. Concert and commercial, across the board, there’s a turnover of creative power brewing. And not only is it y…

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Michelle Williams Wins the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Michelle Williams has won the 2020 Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for playing Gwen Verdon in the FX series Fosse…

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Theatre Review: ‘The Dead’ at Scena Theatre by Lee Jeffreys

Christmas cheer, flavored with Irish charm, extends a little while longer courtesy of DC’s Scena Theatre and their production of “The Dead.” Don’t allow the title to put you off comp…

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THE MIKADO: Well, It IS in the Public Domain … by Peter Filichia

If you wanted to know who they were, they weren’t gentlemen of Japan, but of England. Theatergoers weren’t immediately in...Continue Reading The post THE MIKADO: Well, It IS in the Publi…

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: HUSTLERS Director Lorene Scafaria Reveals She is Working on a Musical Adaptation of the Film

On the red carpet at the Golden Globe Awards, Variety talked with Hustlers director Lorene Scafaria about developing a Broadway musical adaptation of the film.

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David Byrne was featured on this morning's episode of CBS Sunday Morning. His Broadway show American Utopia was just one of many topics the performer covered.

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(Ben Brantley’s article appeared in The New York Times, 1/ 2; via Pam Green.  Those who like Death of a Salesman may also enjoy End Zone, playing at Dixon Place, 2/25.) An electrifying re…

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Who Will Win at the 2020 GOLDEN GLOBES? Winners List Updating Live!

Tonight is the 77th Annual GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS, airing live on NBC and hosted by Ricky Gervais! BroadwayWorld will be updating live as winners are announced tonight, so make sure to check …

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This Week on Broadway for January 5, 2020: CATS (Film) and NYMF ends by James Marino

Jena Tesse Fox, Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about the CATS film, the end of New York Musical Festival, Harold Prince Birthday Party, Sing Along Show and Tell, …

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

The Revenge Of The Pretty Good Non-Action, Not Part Of A Franchise Movie by Artsjournal2

Why is Knives Out selling out movie theaters more than a month after it was released? Basically, the cause is that it’s “a pretty good movie that’s exceeding people’s expectations be…

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What To Watch For At The Golden Globes by Artsjournal2

Will Netflix rule the night? How terrible will Ricky Gervais be? Who will win Best Actor? And why, why, why are all of the Best Director nominees men, AGAIN? – NBC

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The Art Of Moving 120 Pieces Of Monet’s Work by Artsjournal2

Says the chief registrar at the Denver Art Museum, “It’s a lot. … There are many, many spreadsheets.” – NPR

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Photo Flashback: Rita Moreno After a Performance of WALLY'S CAFE in 1981

Today, we're taking a look back in our archives with this photo of Rita Moreno from 1981!

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

The Most Important Decade for Movies About Black Lives by Artsjournal1

Lawrence Ware: “I’d argue that the 2010s were the most important decade for black film in America. We see dramas (12 Years a Slave), comedies (Girls Trip), horror (Get Out, Us) and docum…

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What the Foundry’s Melanie Joseph and Playwrights Horizons’ Tim Sanford mean to theater by Artsjournal1

“Founded by Joseph in 1994, the Foundry, which produced artistic offerings, community programs and activist conferences on issues ranging from genocide to economic inequality, created a mo…

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Allyship in Arts Grantmaking by Artsjournal1

“Inequality in the arts is holistic. It exists at individual, interpersonal, and institutional levels. Grantmakers who are committed to seeing the arts thrive as an inclusive multiracial- …

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Cree Artist Kent Monkman Takes Us on a Tour of the Met to Show How Not to Depict Indigenous People by Artsjournal1

“On a walk through the Met’s galleries with Artnet News, he pointed out various works that inspired his own. But while the works in the Met’s collection tend to present an image of Nat…

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The Young Japanese Monks Fusing Breakdancing And Buddhism by Artsjournal2

Two 24-year-old monks have founded a breakdancing troupe that, they think, may bring Buddhism to other young people. “Break dancing has spread around the world due to its nature of getting…

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5 Questions to Sahba Aminikia (Founder, Flying Carpet Festival) by Artsjournal1

“Sahba Aminikia is an Iranian-American composer, pianist, and educator born in post-revolutionary wartime in Iran. Aminikia first explored immersive, visceral music in a successful perform…

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An Architect Says The Building Industry Pollutes The World, And Must Change by Artsjournal2

Stephanie Carlisle: “While architects are not fully responsible for steel manufacturing or concrete production per se, there is a direct line from the material specifications that architec…

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Film Critics Give A Best Picture Award To ‘Parasite’ by Artsjournal2

In advance of tonight’s Golden Globes, the National Society of Film Critics has given Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite a Best Picture nod, but they also gave Best Director to Little Women‘s Gre…

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Canadian Poet Cancels Talk About Indigenous Poets Because Of His Advocacy For Murderer Of An Indigenous Woman by Artsjournal2

George Elliott Clarke’s talk at the University of Regina was supposed to be about the murdered and missing Indigenous women of Canada, and poets who wrote about them. But his original refu…

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

New Year, New Emoji Musical, Roxie and More Must-Do Events for the Week of January 6 to 12 by Kathy Henderson

Got the post-holiday blues? Lift your spirits at Chicago, where Erika Jayne and Paulo Szot are the new Roxie and Billy, thrill to the vocals of four former Phantoms and LOL at the new music…

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The Making Of ‘Maiden’ by Artsjournal2

The Oscar-shortlisted documentary Maiden wasn’t easy to make – in some ways, it was almost as hard to make as the incredible, history-making voyage it depicts. For one thing, all of the …

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A Kentucky Opioid Recovery Program Uses Traditional Stringed Instruments To Keep People Engaged (And Employed) by Artsjournal2

While some in recovery opt for yoga or prayer groups, the group that chooses to connect with Kentucky’s musical heritage is doing well. “The art of crafting an instrument by hand require…

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The Opera World Has Fads Too by Artsjournal2

Right now, Meyerbeer is out, and Korngold is definitely in – and the historical reasons are complex, revealing much about 20th century history. – The New York Times

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

Familie review – Milo Rau's soulful hymn to life on the brink of death by Mark Fisher

NTGent, Ghent, BelgiumAn acting family play the members of a family about to take their own lives in this unnerving and heartbreaking celebration of the ordinary It is a dark winter’s nigh…

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Elaine Paige Talks West Side Story, The Music Man & the Biggest Shows of 2020 on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige offers a preview of the biggest shows …

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January Is A Terrible Time To Make Resolutions by Artsjournal2

We know it’s a little late to tell you this, but it might be time for take-backs – and a plan to make those resolutions during a better month (especially for those in the Northern Hemisp…

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Hi, It’s 2020, Why Are Women Having To Prove Women’s Stories Are Valuable … Again? by Artsjournal2

Seriously, WTF, 2020 awards season? Last year, 2019, was “a year in which a slate of female-driven and directed movies topped the box office – Hustlers, directed by Lorene Scafaria, rake…

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How To Vote For An Oscar Script by Artsjournal2

Actually, no one truly knows how to do it. “It’s also a real evaluative mystery. How do you know good writing that, as a moviegoer, you can’t see and, as Academy voters, you’re not o…

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Even Comic Book Characters Created In 2011 Need A Makeover After *That* Decade by Artsjournal2

Marvel’s Miles Morales – the star of Into the Spider-Verse and a lot of comics, books, animated series, and a game – needed help as the decade went on. See, “despite Marvel’s finan…

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Ballet, Too, Must Move Past Its (White, Imperialist) Roots by Artsjournal2

Says one artistic director, “Addressing this issue can’t happen by simply replacing white bodies with those of color. ‘The storylines have to change,’ Vilaro says, noting that some n…

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What’s Going To Happen To This 10,000-Member Writers’ Association If It Can’t Get Itself Together About Racism? by Artsjournal2

The RWA is still embroiled in an ongoing and, it seems, widening scandal about its leadership. Karen Grigsby Bates says of the organization for the most lucrative sector of publishing: “If…

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Time’s Up Releases New Guidelines For Casting And For Nude Scenes by Artsjournal2

Time’s Up is trying to prepare actors and would-be actors for situations that have been rather iffy in the past (by “iffy,” we mean “containing lots of possibilities for assault and …

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Yes, We Do Need More New Recordings Of Classical Music by Artsjournal2

Anthony Tommasini says new recordings are vital, no matter how many we’ve got from the past: “New takes on standard repertory works — if not as essential as recordings of works by livi…

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Streaming Has Gotten So Crowded In The UK, But Netflix Reigns Supreme, For Now by Artsjournal2

Despite the threat of Disney+, BritBox, Apple TV, and so (very) much more, Netflix is killing it in Britain. And Netflix’s “2020 film slate is positively mouthwatering.” – The Guardi…

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

FROZEN 2 Becomes the Highest-Grossing Animated Film of All Time

According to Variety, Disney's Frozen 2 is officially the highest-grossing animated film of all time!

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Broadway Poll: Spring 2020 Show You Most Want to See by New York Theater

Choose the show that you are most looking forward to. The list below is for shows that have opening dates on Broadway from January through April 2020 as of this writing, and they are listed …

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Text of the Day: Ravens: Spassky Vs Fischer by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

The Glee Club Tour – Spring 2020 – Book Tickets by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Glee Club Tour 2020  - Richard Cameron's much-celebrated play will undertake a major tour in Spring 2020 followed by a London run. This post The Glee Club Tour – Sprin…

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Blair Underwood Returns to Broadway With a Story Close to Home by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Why Roundabout Theatre Company’s A Soldier’s Play resonates with the Deep Impact star’s family history.

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

HAMILTON Ends Run in Chicago Today, January 5

Hamilton concludes its more than three year run in Chicago at Broadway In Chicago's CIBC Theatre today, January 5, 2020.

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Tony Goldwyn Joins THE INHERITANCE on Broadway Tonight, January 5

Tony Goldwyn joins the company of Matthew Lopez' The Inheritance beginning tonight, January 5, for a four month limited engagement!

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Broadway Album Reviews: The New Yorkers, Kiss Me, Kate! & Beetlejuice by Ian Foster

Ought To Be Clowns tackles a trio of Broadway cast recordings in the shape of Cole Porter’s The New Yorkers, Kiss Me, Kate! and Beetlejuice.

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

George Dolenz: Monkee Mickey’s Dad, Also an Actor by Trav S.D.

A little known fact: the father of the Monkees’ Mickey Dolenz was a Hollywood actor himself. George Dolenz (Jure Dolenc/Giorgio Dolenz, 1908-63) was a minor figure to be sure, but he appea…

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Video: 'Jesus Christ Superstar' director comes from UK to check on tour in Pittsburgh by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Timothy Sheader chats about the award-winning show he created and continues to tweak as it visits cities nationwide.

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

After 15 Years, The New York Musical Festival Has Shut Down For Good by Artsjournal2

Debts, staff resignations, and what the board described as a “national arts funding crisis” meant that the festival – which premiered more than 400 musicals in the summer, some of whic…

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On th Hard Working Fred “Snowflake” Toones by Trav S.D.

Character actor Fred “Snowflake” Toones (1906-1962) notched 223 screen credits in his 23 year, all but two of them between 1931 and 1947. Though he worked in every genre, Toones is espec…

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‘A great cure for the winter blues’: CURTAINS – West End ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

With a great cast and plenty of laugh-out-loud moments, this production of Kander and Ebb’s musical Curtains is a great cure for the winter blues.

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Wales theatre highlights in 2020 by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon takes a look at Wales theatre highlights in 2020. This post Wales theatre highlights in 2020 first appeared on British Theatre. Hurrah!

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Tony Goldwyn Begins Broadway Run in The Inheritance by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony Goldwyn returns to Broadway on January 5, stepping into the role of Henry Wilcox in Matthew Lopez's two-part drama The Inheritance. Goldwyn assumes the role for a four-month limited run…

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A chat with Chicago’s Natalie Bassingthwaighte and Alinta Chidzey by Gabi Bergman

It may seem there’s nothing to it, but they simply cannot do it alone! The sassy duo of Murderer’s Row,

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Watch Reeve Carney and Eva Noblezada in the music video for Hadestown’s “All I’ve Ever Known” by Gabi Bergman

Hadestown takes us way down to the roots of theatre – Greek Mythology. The show is a contemporary retelling of

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)
Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Kati Neiheisel @ DTM – 12/5/19 by Sue Matsuki

Photo Credit: Gregory Toroian Kati Neiheisel That Holiday Feeling Don’t Tell Mama Dec 5 & 14, 2019 This show was billed as a traditional celebration the season through music and friend…

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Mark William @ GR42 – 11/22/19 by Sue Matsuki

Photo Credit: Sue Matsuki Mark William Come Croon with Me Green Room 42 Nov 22, 2019, 7PM Mark William, a young man now in his 20’s, has an unexpectedly clear baritone voice. Looking at Wi…

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Lauren Frazza @ Pangea 11/23/19 by Sue Matsuki

Photo Credit:  Jeffrey Huskins Lauren Frazza Feelin’ Good Pangea Saturday, November 23rd Additional Dates: January 30th, February 8th and February 21st at 7:00   I was already “Feelin…

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Ann Kittredge @ The Beach Cafe 12/06/19 by David Sabella

Photo Credit: D. Sabella Ann Kittredge Movie Nite The Beach Cafe December 6, 2019 Ann Kittredge presented “Movie Nite” with Music Director Alex Rybeck at the Beach Cafe, and by all accou…

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Theatrefolk Featured Play – Layers by Gary Rodgers by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Layers by Gary Rodgers is a fantastic play within a play… within a play! Step inside Robin’s world as he grapples with his conscience and his anti…

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Bruno Giraldi @ DTM – 12/4/19 by Sue Matsuki

Photo Credit: Unknown Bruno Giraldi This is Bruno Don’t Tell Mama Dec  4, 2019, 7PM Being completely honest here, based on the first 10 minutes, this show got off to a rocky start. But I …

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

The wellness industry is in the spotlight in a new podcast series

The Dream examines not just the products but also our own attitudes towards them

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Hamilton Closes in Chicago January 5 by Ryan McPhee

The Tony- and Pulitzer-winning musical has played the Windy City since September 2016.

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Tony Goldwyn Temporarily Takes Over for John Benjamin Hickey in Broadway's The Inheritance by Dan Meyer

The Scandal star portrays Henry Wilcox while Hickey works on Plaza Suite.

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Great Performances at The Met Series Launches January 5 With Manon Broadcast on PBS by Andrew Gans

The Massenet opera is one of five that will be seen on PBS during the 14th season. Also scheduled is Eric Owens and Angel Blue in Porgy and Bess.

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The Illusionists–The Magic of the Holidays Ends Broadway Run January 5 by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement, featuring six different acts, plays the Neil Simon Theatre.

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Waitress Ends Broadway Run January 5 by Ryan McPhee

The musical, featuring a Tony- and Grammy-nominated score by Sara Bareilles, opened in 2016.

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Final Snowfall: Slava’s Snowshow Ends Broadway Run January 5 by Andrew Gans

The Olivier Award–winning production plays the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

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The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical Ends Broadway Run January 5 by Andrew Gans

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

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A Christmas Carol Closes on Broadway January 5 by Olivia Clement

Campbell Scott stars in the new version of Charles Dickens’ well-known classic from Harry Potter playwright Jack Thorne.

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Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof Closes Off-Broadway January 5 by Ruthie Fierberg

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene production plays its final performance at Stage 42.

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