Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Family Values by Arts Review

A blackly comic drama examining Australia’s inept response to the refugee crisis, Griffin Theatre Company presents Family Values – a new play by David Williamson at the SBW Stables Theat…

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Las Tinas Improv Presents Audience Inspired Soap Opera HAPPY VALEN-TINAS DAY by Showbiz Chicago Newsdesk

Showbiz Chicago Las Tinas Improv Presents Audience Inspired Soap Opera HAPPY VALEN-TINAS DAY Las Tinas Improv is celebrating the month of love with “Happy Valen-TINAS Day!”, a fully [..…

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Goodman Theatre Announces Chicago Premiere of HERSHEY FELDER: A PARIS LOVE A STORY by Showbiz Chicago Newsdesk

Showbiz Chicago Goodman Theatre Announces Chicago Premiere of HERSHEY FELDER: A PARIS LOVE A STORY Artistic Director Robert Falls announced today that acclaimed artist Hershey Felder will p…

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‘How to Load a Musket’ Review: A Play About Re-enactors Gets Real by Alexis Soloski

Talene Monahon’s show at 59E59 Theaters feels provocative but unfinished, a pieced quilt of overlapping textures and ideas.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

How To Load A Musket *** by Barry Gordin

“Visions of History” By: Samuel L. Leiter January 16, 2020: It’s been six years since Row after Row, Jessica Dickey’s fictionalized play about historical battle re-enactors, …

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Laura Linney Opens on Broadway in My Name Is Lucy Barton

Elizabeth Strout's novel is brought to the stage at Manhattan Theatre Club.

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How to Load a Musket Takes Aim at Historical Reenactment

Talene Monahon's new documentary play explores why some Americans dress up in Civil and Revolutionary War uniforms.

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Stephanie J. Block, Linda Lavin, and More Join World Premiere of The Bedwetter

Sarah Silverman's memoir will be staged as a musical at Atlantic Theater Company.

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Oklahoma!'s Damon Daunno Is Immortalized at Sardi's

Daunno earned a 2019 Tony nomination for his performance in the musical.

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Ridiculusmus brings The Importance of Being Earnest to the Malthouse by Gabi Bergman

In Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest (A Trivial Comedy for Serious People)—Jack and Algy fabricate delicious double lives to escape

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

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

(Photo by Kevin Bianchi) Nick Mecikalski is a Brooklyn-based playwright originally from Huntsville, Alabama. The world premiere of his play REALLY REALLY GORGEOUS, directed by Miranda Haymon…

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VIDEO: Josh Gad Discusses New HBO Series AVENUE 5 on TODAY SHOW!

Actor Josh Gad joins the 3rd hour of TODAY to discuss his new HBO science-fiction comedy series, a?oeAvenue 5.a?? He also shares his daughters' reaction to the fate of his character, Olaf, i…

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Four Connecticut Arts Organizations Sued In Connection with Sexual Abuse of Teen Girls

Lawsuits have been filed against four Connecticut arts organizations stemming from allegations of sexual abuse brought against local director, Daniel Checovetes.

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FERAL FEMALES by Joe Dziemianowicz

Setting the play among uniformed teenaged schoolgirls fails to stir fresh revelations.

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HEROES OF HISTORY by Joe Dziemianowicz

This compact play provides a smart, funny look into the minds of American war re-enactors.

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Brian talks about winning a Golden Globe, playing the terrible Logan Roy on HBO's 'Succession,' visiting his hometown in Scotland while shooting, and living in Brooklyn.

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Cambodian Rock Band, Starring Courtney Reed & More, Extends at Off-Broadway's Signature by Andy Lefkowitz

Lauren Yee's New York premiere play Cambodian Rock Band has received an extension by off-Broadway's Signature Theatre. Originally announced to run through March 8, the production will now c…

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See Laura Linney and More on Opening Night of My Name Is Lucy Barton by Diep Tran

Laura Linney may be alone during the entirety of My Name Is Lucy Barton but she was not alone on the opening night red carpet. The one-woman show opened on Broadway on January 15, at the …

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Erika Henningsen, Jeremy Kushnier & More Complete the Cast of New Broadway Musical Flying Over Sunset by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage favorites Erika Henningsen and Jeremy Kushnier are among the full cast of the upcoming world premiere musical Flying Over Sunset. The previously announced Broadway production will…

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Casting Complete for Plaza Suite Starring Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting has been announced for the highly anticipated Broadway revival of Neil Simon's 1968 comedy Plaza Suite. Tony winner John Benjamin Hickey will direct the previously announced pr…

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Michael Wartella on That Time Dion DiMucci Sang Backup For Him, and Playing the Icon in The Wanderer by Caitlin Moynihan

Michael Wartella was supposed to come in to talk about his January 24 concert at the Green Room 42. But seconds after joining host Beth Stevens on's #LiveatFive, Wartella gave…

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Stephanie J. Block, Linda Lavin & More to Lead Sarah Silverman & Joshua Harmon's New Musical The Bedwetter by Andy Lefkowitz

Stephanie J. Block, the celebrated star who picked up a 2019 Tony Award for her turn in The Cher Show, will co-star with Tony-winning legend Linda Lavin this spring in The Bedwetter, a new m…

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Peter Friedman to Join Fellow Ragtime Originals Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell for Reunion Benefit by Andy Lefkowitz

Peter Friedman, the veteran actor who earned a Tony nomination for his turn as Tateh in the 1998 original Broadway production of Ragtime, will reprise his performance in the upcoming Actors …

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Learn About Broadway's Powerful The Minutes, Starring Tracy Letts, Armie Hammer & Jessie Mueller by

Tracy Letts does double duty as both performer in and playwright of this resonant portrayal of democracy in action.

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Oh What a Beautiful Portrait! See Oklahoma! Star Damon Daunno Pose with His Sardi's Caricature by Diep Tran

Damon Daunno, the guitar-strumming leading man of Oklahoma! on Broadway, is finishing his run on the show with a bang. The Tony-winning revival of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's …

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Emma Pittman's Dream Was to Be in the Ensemble, Now She's Roxie Hart by Caitlin Moynihan

When Emma Pittman submitted her audition video for The Search for Roxie, she had no idea that the decision would lead to her dreams coming true. Last fall, the long-running musical Chicago a…

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Photo Coverage: The Cast of UNMASKED THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER Meets The Press

The cast of the Paper Mill Playhouse world premiere of Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber  met the press this week! Get a peek inside rehearsal!

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Chlorophyll announced at Midsumma Festival by Peter J Snee

Forest Collective and emerging alternative-pop artist Max Lawrence join forces to premiere an orchestral re-imagining of Lawrence’s pop debut EP

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How To Load a Musket: Reenactors Bring History to Life in this Docudrama at 59E59 by Chris Barlow

  By Ron Fassler This new 90-minute play by Talene Monahon is not a how-to for those interested in learning the retro skill of loading a musket. But it does (as you might surmise) concern i…

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BWW Review: LES MISERABLES, Sondheim Theatre

Much of the conversation around the incoming of the revamped Les Misérables production to the West End has revolved around the revolve a?' or lack thereof. But this slicker touring version …

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IMPOSSIBLE MONSTERS Will Be Released Feb. 14

Written and directed by Nathan Catucci, Impossible Monsters will have its theatrical release in New York at the Cinema Village and in Los Angeles at the Laemmle Monica Film Center on Friday,…

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BWW Review: Beth Leavel Levels 54 Below Audiences With IT'S NOT ABOUT ME

Tony Award winner and force of nature Beth Leavel spends some time at 54 Below in between The Prom and The Devil Wears Prada and hordes of fans scream with laughter and sigh wistfully as she…

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Luca Micheletti makes eagerly awaited Opera Australia debut by Sean McLoughlin

Italian baritone Luca Micheletti will make his Opera Australia debut as the devilish titular character in Sir David McVicar’s highly

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Julie Taymor & More Will Host Events at Sundance

Sundance Institute will curate dozens of offscreen events, including behind-the-scenes panels on the art of filmmaking, musical performances and a?" around the theme of Imagined Futures a?" …

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Les Misérables, Sondheim Theatre review - join in our crusade by Aleks.sierz

New blood courses through the West End's longest-running musical Do you hear the people sing? In recent months, you're more likely to have heard news stories about the longest running West …

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“The audience won’t like him.” Family man Haysam Kadri on playing the villain in the Afghan play A Thousand Splendid Suns by Julian Oquendo

A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini’s best-selling novel encompassing the lives of two Afghan women, Mariam and Laila, living in war-torn Kabul and both married to the same man, Rash…

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Courtney B. Vance Will Star on 61ST STREET

AMC announced today from the Television Critics' Association (TCA) Press Tour that Emmy® Award-winner Courtney B. Vance (The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, Lovecraft Country…

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PHOTOS: Go Inside The Newly Refurbished Sondheim Theatre, Home To London's LES MISERABLES!

This evening, BroadwayWorld was fortunate enough to get a tour of the newly refurbished Sondheim Theatre from the man responsible: super-producer Cameron Mackintosh, who has provided London'…

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Tony Winner Rebecca Taichman To Direct INDECENT At Menier Chocolate Factory

Broadway's Indecent is set to make its London debut this spring at Menier Chocolate Factory.

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Rock of Ages in Hollywood makes dinner theater sexy again: Review by Maureen Lee Lenker

The words “dinner theater” usually conjure up images of linen-covered tables, black-tie-wearing waiters, and productions of classic fare like Hello, Dolly! or Showboat. But a new immersi…

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Off-Broadway Preview: “The Bedwetter” at Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater by David Roberts

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce casting for the world premiere production of “The Bedwetter,” a new musica…

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BroadwayWorld Seeks Graphic Designer

BroadwayWorld is seeking a graphic designer to work on the creation of consumer theatre related merchandise and related products.

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Want A Job? Increasingly You’ll Have To Get By The AI Algorithms First by Artsjournal

With HireVue, businesses can pose pre-determined questions — often recorded by a hiring manager — that candidates answer on camera through a laptop or smartphone. Increasingly, those vid…

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Missouri Debates Jailing Librarians For Lending “Age-Inappropriate” Books by Artsjournal

Under the parental oversight of public libraries bill, which has been proposed by Missouri Republican Ben Baker, panels of parents would be elected to evaluate whether books are appropriate …

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BWW TV: Director Chay Yew Discusses The Importance of CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND

Check out a pre-rehearsal address from director Chay Yew as Lauren Yee's acclaimed play prepares for its Broadway premiere!

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Erika Henningsen, Jeremy Kushnier, and More Join the Cast of Broadway’s Flying Over Sunset by Broadway Select

Lincoln Center Theater’s new musical Flying Over Sunset has completed its casting. In addition to the previously announced Tony-nominated stars Carmen Cusack...Continue Reading The post …

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND At Signature Theatre

Get a peek inside rehearsal as Lauren Yee's acclaimed play, Cambodian Rock Band, prepares to make its Off-Broadway premiere!

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

‘Slave Play’ becomes part of NYPL’s Theatre on Film and Tape Archive by Broadway Select

Wednesday night’s performance of “Slave Play” will be filmed by the New York Public Library’s Theatre on Film and Tape...Continue Reading The post ‘Slave Play’ becomes part of NY…

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BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE by Broadway Select

A bittersweet comic take on the sexual revolution in which the suavely conventional lives of two successful young couples, all...Continue Reading The post BOB & CAROL & TED & ALI…

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NBC unveils streaming service that is more like TV

Comcast-owned broadcaster launches Peacock, which many customers can watch for free

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Kayaking? Glamping? Breeding? St. Louis Zoo seeks input for 425-acre north campus by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The zoo bought the land in north St. Louis County in September 2018. Now it's hosting input sessions on Saturday and Jan. 23 to get ideas.

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Q&A: The Rep serves up a satirical feast with 'The Thanksgiving Play' by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Studio theater production focuses on theater artists struggling to create a politically correct holiday show.

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Santa Clara University art show is a hands-on experience: Pizarro by Sal Pizarro

Touching the art at Stephanie Metz's new show at the de Saisset Museum isn't just allowed -- it's encouraged.

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EXCLUSIVE: Six, the sizzling pop musical in which British Royals meet #MeToo, may be able to repay investors within 11 weeks of its first preview. That’s assuming the production can sust…

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Frank Skinner: Showbiz review – statesman of standup shows no sign of stiffening by Paul Fleckney

Garrick theatre, LondonHis scattergun style leaves little room for depth, but the veteran gagsmith is still wonderful company as he tackles middle age There’s a pleasure to watching Frank …

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A First Look at Sting in the National Tour of The Last Ship by Nathan Skethway

The production kicks off in Los Angeles at the Ahmanson Theatre.

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Broadway In Chicago Announces MY FAIR LADY Tix On Sale Jan. 17 by Showbiz Chicago Newsdesk

Showbiz Chicago Broadway In Chicago Announces MY FAIR LADY Tix On Sale Jan. 17 Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce that tickets for the North American tour of [...] Broadway In Chica…

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Under the Radar 2020: Samuel Beckett's Not I and Feos

Jess Thom's unique take on a Beckett classic and Aline Kuppenheim's poignant puppetry come to the Public Theater's annual festival of new works.

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‘A Quick 5’ with Lisa Hill-Corley at Brave Spirits Theatre by Susan Brall

Brave Spirits Theatre which is located in Alexandria, Virginia at the Lab at Convergence is known for its “visceral and intimate” Shakespearean era productions with a focus on female art…

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Broadway Dreams’ Third Annual New Zealand Showcase Bows January 18 by Ruthie Fierberg

The organization aims to cull the next generation of theatrical talent across the world.

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When Neurodiverse Actors Make A Play Better by Artsjournal1

“When it comes to acting, neurodiversity — a term embraced by many people with intellectual, social and other disabilities arising in the brain and nervous system — involves more barri…

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The Very Complicated Culture Of Reviewing Books by Artsjournal

The consequence of identifying so closely with the literary community is that critics often don’t feel that they’re part of the reviewing apparatus. They feel like they’re subject to i…

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Hollywood Talent Agencies Face Uncertain Times by Artsjournal

Agencies are under growing pressure “to scale up and adapt to a changing media industry. The rise of streaming and the expected decline of TV packaging — where agencies collect fees for …

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How To Save The Oscars From The Academy by Artsjournal

At the moment, the Oscars reflect the Academy, but the Academy reflects nothing but its august name; plausible deniability and the shunning of responsibility are built into the current syste…

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Alan Gilbert Appointed Director Of The Royal Swedish Opera by Artsjournal

He will begin in the spring of 2021. Gilbert will combine his new position with the post of Chief Conductor at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, the position which he took in the fall of 2019.…

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Study: It Takes Decades (4), But Liberal Arts College Degree Pays Off by Artsjournal

40 years after enrollment, the return at liberal arts colleges reached $918,000, more than 25 percent higher than the $723,000 median gain at all colleges. – InsideHigherEd

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

“Piano Bar Live!” Continues on Monday, January 20th at 7pm at Brandy’s with Guests Elena Bennett, Jesse Lutrell, Jennifer Pace & Gary Pace, Mich

ScoBar Entertainment rolled into its sixth month stronger than ever, with PIANO BAR LIVE! Monday nights at 7pm at Brandy’s Piano Bar on the Upper East Side. Joining Piano Bar Maestro, MICH…

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Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Production Photos and Video of Sting in THE LAST SHIP

Production photos and footage have just been released of Sting's musical, THE LAST SHIP. The national tour of THE LAST SHIP is now playing in Los Angeles at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson T…

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La Jolla Playhouse Finalizes Upcoming Season With World Premieres From Kimber Lee and Paul Rudnick by Dan Meyer

The productions join a previously announced slate that includes Lempicka and What the Constitution Means to Me.

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#TBT: Looking Back At HAMILTON's Off-Broadway Opening In Honor Of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Birthday

They'll tell the story of tonight becuase today, January 16, marks the birthday of legendary In the Heights and Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda. In honor of the ocassion, we're looking b…

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Inside Rehearsal for the Kennedy Center’s Next to Normal by Marc J. Franklin

Starring Tony winner Rachel Bay Jones, performances will begin January 29.

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The drama of saving refugee children in 1939, and a journey that’s just as moving and meaningful today by Celia Wren

Theater J’s “Sheltered” benefits from powerful themes and pivotal performances.

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VIDEO: Watch Rachel Bay Jones Sing in Rehearsals for Kennedy Center's NEXT TO NORMAL

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is in rehearsals for the Broadway Center Stage production of the Pulitzer Prize- winning musical, Next to Normal, starring Tony®, Emmy®, …

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La Jolla Playhouse to Premiere TO THE YELLOW HOUSE by Kimber Lee and GUILTY PLEASURE by Paul Rudnick in 2020/21 Season

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the final two productions for its 2020/2021 season: the world premieres of to the yellow house, by Kimber Lee (tokyo fish story), directed by former Playhous…

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Tony Winners Stephanie J. Block & Linda Lavin Set For Sarah Silverman’s ‘The Bedwetter’ Musical by Greg Evans

Tony Award winners Linda Lavin and Stephanie J. Block are among the cast announced today for the world premiere production of Sarah Silverman’s Off Broadway musical The Bedwetter. Sami Bra…

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Stephen Sondheim’s in good ‘Company’ with Marianne Elliott by Michael Riedel

Stephen Sondheim has been a fan of director Marianne Elliott’s ever since he saw her production of “Saint Joan” in London at the National Theatre in 2007. Sondheim knows a great direct…

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

A YouTube Timeline of the Sensational Jagged Little Pill Leading Lady, Elizabeth Stanley

Chart the career of Drama Desk nominee and Jagged Little Pill star Elizabeth Stanley one YouTube clip at a time.

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Casting Complete for LCT’s Flying Over Sunset by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Flying Over Sunset, the new musical set to open this spring courtesy of Lincoln Center Theatre, has announced complete casting for the production. Joining the already announced Carmen Cusack…

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Stephanie J. Block to Star in Sarah Silverman's The Bedwetter Musical Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The musical adaptation of the comedian's best-selling memoir will have its world premiere in the spring.

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Stephanie J. Block, Ashley Blanchet and More Will Star in World Premiere of Atlantic Theater Company's THE BEDWETTER

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) has announced casting for the world premiere production of The Bedwetter, a new musical with a book…

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Darryl Maximilian Robinson Returns For A Visit On The 12-30-2019 Edition of "The Actor's Choice" With Host Ron Brewington by Darryl Maximilian Robinson

Veteran entertainment journalist and Host Ron Brewington interviews veteran Chicago and Los Angeles stage actor and play director Darryl Maximilian Robinson during the second-half of the 12-…

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‘Distances’ Review: Fumblingly Picking at the Knot of Race by Laura Collins-Hughes

In this experimental play, a white talk-show host and a black science fiction writer have a challenging conversation. Plus dancing.

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THE VERTICAL HOUR (Lantern): Still means something by Toby Zinman

David Hare has the uncanny knack of being able to talk out of both sides of his mouth.

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NEA grants boost 10 individual works and programs in Western Pennsylvania by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The targeted funding went to MCG Jazz, Rivers of Steel, City of Asylum, City Theatre, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh Opera and more.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Paul Alexander Nolan, Amber Iman, and More Join 9th Annual Artists for World Peace on Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

Led by original The Band’s Visit star Sharone Sayegh, the concert event is set for February.

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Peter Friedman Will Join Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell for Concert Version of Ragtime by Andrew Gans

The evening, benefiting The Actors Fund, is dedicated to original Ragtime star Marin Mazzie.

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Page 73 Names Emma Goidel 2020 Playwriting Fellow by American Theatre Editors

Goidel received a cash prize of $10,000 and additional funds to support the development of new works.

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The Kleban Foundation Announces 2020 Winners by American Theatre Editors

Lyricist Daniel Messé and co-librettists Rehana Lew Mirza and Mike Lew are this year's awardees.

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Members of The Actors Fund Will Have Early Access to Purchase Tickets to RAGTIME Concert; Peter Friedman Joins the Cast

The Actors Fund announced today that members of The Fund will have early access to purchase tickets ahead of the general public to the one-night only benefit concert.

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Complete Cast of Plaza Suite Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Neil Simon’s classic comedy Plaza Suite is readying itself for a major Broadway revival starring real-life married couple Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker. As the production inch…

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Podcasts Are Getting Book-Group-Like Fan Clubs — And, Like Book Groups, They’re About More Than Just The Material by Artsjournal1

“Though they are ostensibly meant for conversation about the shows themselves, actual episodes are seldom discussed. Instead, members get sidetracked and end up on tangents, talking about …

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Choreographer Gregory Maqoma Turns Traditional South African Movement Into Contemporary Western Concert Dance by Artsjournal1

“‘He has coherently brought classical African dance into conversation with all that is contemporary,’ said [South African dance scholar] Jay Pather, … long-established practices of Z…

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Idea Factory: What Makes Malcolm Gladwell Tick by Artsjournal

“When I suggest to Gladwell he has an unusually relaxed attitude towards criticism, he returns to a theme from the night before: success is wasted on the successful. ‘The weird thing abo…

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How to Find Inexpensive Tickets for the Met Opera, Lincoln Center Theater, New York City Ballet, and More Events at Lincoln Center by David Cote

15 ways to get seats for $40 or less to opera, dance, theatre, music, and more.

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Full Cast Set for Broadway's Plaza Suite Revival With Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick by Dan Meyer

The John Benjamin Hickey-directed revival of Neil Simon’s comedy begins March 13.

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This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

Julio Martinez’s weekly highlights of Los Angeles theatre. The post This Week in LA Theatre appeared first on At This Stage.

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Photo Flash: Michael McGrath, Erin Dilly & More Join PLAZA SUITE on Broadway; Go Inside Rehearsals!

Ambassador Theatre Group Productions, Gavin Kalin Productions, and Hal Luftig announced today the complete cast for the first-ever New York revival of Neil Simon's classic comedy about marri…

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BWW Interview: MOULIN ROUGE!'s Karli Dinardo & Reed Luplau Get Ready to Make it Rain for Australian Bushfire Relief

As the world watches the devastating wildfires unfold in Australia, everyone at Moulin Rouge! The Musical on Broadway is heartbroken. The production's roots in Australia run deep: the film w…

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‘Plaza Suite’ announces complete Broadway cast by Caitlin Huston

“Plaza Suite” has announced the complete cast for its Broadway run this spring as well as its preceding Boston run. In addition to the previously announced Matthew Broderick and Sarah Je…

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Concert Review: ‘‘SWonderful’ by Olney Big Band by Cordelia Dreisonstok

The Olney Big Band plays swing music from the 1930’s-1940’s era.  Yet the fact it is  able to play in different styles and perform diverse material makes its unique repertoire accessib…

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HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Cast Joins BroadwayCon Lineup for MainStage Spotlight Session

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has joined the Broadway 2020 lineup for an exclusive MainStage Spotlight Session on Saturday, January 25, 2020.

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A Nutcracker for 2019: CONNetic Dance’s 10th anniversary ‘Nutcracker Suite and Spicy’ by Admin

Aetna Atheneum Theater, Hartford, Connecticut.December 22, 2019. Every so often, dance lovers can find a gem of a dance company in an unexpected place — in a  small city, town or region w…

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Isabel Leonard to Make Role Debut as Carmen at Houston Grand Opera by Dan Meyer

The company’s 2020–2021 season will also include The Sound of Music and Breaking the Waves.

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Another new song from THE PRINCE OF EGYPT is released! by Gabi Bergman

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT released a music video featuring the brand-new love song by Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz,

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Call Answered: Ventresca: "Craving" by Adam Rothenberg

Ventresca is a rising singer/songwriter whose debut single “Craving” has got me listening to the song on loop. I had a great time chatting with Ventresca about writing this song, making …

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Molly Ranson and More to Join Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker in Plaza Suite

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming Neil Simon revival.

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Ramin Karimloo, Samantha Barks, and More to Star in Chess in Japan

Luke Walsh will also star in the Benny Andersson-Björn Ulvaeus musical in Osaka and Tokyo.

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Area Stage Prepares To Move This Spring To Different Home(s) by Bill Hirschman

Area Stage Company, the Miami theatrical icon since 1989, will be moving this spring from Coral Gable’s old Riviera Theatre to a temporary home two blocks south in a a shopping center – …

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Under the Radar: Feos. Two ugly puppets meet and mate by New York Theater

They meet on a line for a movie; the man and the woman — each disfigured by childhood accidents —  are used to be stared at, and they are used to being alone. Inspired by the late Urugu…

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Brandon Victor Dixon, Ali Stroker, Joe Iconis, Betty Buckley, and More Are Coming to Lincoln Center This February

This February, Lincoln Center will present a plethora of music, dance, theater, and panel events across the campus and beyond. David Rubenstein Atrium continues to offer free programming, co…

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‘Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live’ tour visits San Jose, San Francisco by Jim Harrington

Get tickets for “Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour” at San Jose's Center for Performing Arts, Golden Gate Theatre.

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VIDEO: See How THE LION KING's Giraffe Is Brought To Life

We're heading to the Pridelands to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Disney's smash hit musical The Lion King brings one of its animals, the giraffe, to life eight times a week with the …

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Erika Henningsen and more join Broadway cast of ‘Flying Over Sunset’ by Caitlin Huston

Erika Henningsen, who currently stars as Cady Heron in “Mean Girls,” is joining the cast of “Flying Over Sunset.” In addition to Henningsen, the newly announced cast members include …

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Review: Sheltered at Theater J by Jeffrey Walker

A compelling story and witty script, a faultless. pitch-perfect cast under the savvy direction of Adam Immerwahr, and its excellent design make Theater J’s production of Sheltered a must-s…

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7 upcoming plays which are about to tell us where we lost our humanity and where we can find it again. by Tim Treanor

Tim Treanor was asked to recommend 7 plays for the lecture DC Theatre Season 2020 held January 14 in the Smithsonian’s S. Dillon Ripley Center.  Since we’ve had several requests for his…

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Breaking: Erika Henningsen, Jeremy Kushnier & More Join FLYING OVER SUNSET on Broadway

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of André Bishop) has announced that Erika Henningsen, Jeremy Kushnier, Emily Pynenburg, Michele Ragusa, Robert Sella, Laura Shoop, and Atticus Wa…

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‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’ gives the Folger Theatre a groovy send-off — for now by Thomas Floyd

Aaron Posner directs a ’70s spin on one of the Bard’s less-known works, as the theater embarks on a two-year renovation.

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‘Energetic & engaging’: ONCE – Touring by Laura Kressly

The melancholic, Irish music performed by actor-musicians and the almost-love story set Once apart from the bold, brash showiness of musicals that stick more closely to traditional forms.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

Sharone Sayegh, Paul Alexander Nolan, Alison Luff and More to Perform at 9th ARTISTS FOR WORLD PEACE ON BROADWAY

Artists for World Peace, a nonprofit organization, will host its 9th annual Broadway event on Sunday, February 16th, at The Cutting Room NYC, 44 East 32nd St, NY, New York. Doors open at 6:4…

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Erika Henningsen, Jeremy Kushnier, and More Join the Cast of Broadway’s Flying Over Sunset by Ruthie Fierberg

The Lincoln Center Theater production will star Carmen Cusack, Harry Hadden-Paton, and Tony Yazbek.

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Applications Now Open for 3rd Annual Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge by Ryan McPhee

The program from the National Endowment for the Arts and the American Theatre Wing pairs high school songwriters with Broadway mentors.

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Audible And Publishers Settle Lawsuit Over Captioning by Artsjournal1

“In July, the audiobook company owned by Amazon announced Captions, an additional function for the existing app that would allow customers to read the text as it was read, as well as looki…

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Bird Killers – Our Glass Buildings by Artsjournal

All told, glass buildings are responsible for up to one billion bird deaths in the United States each year. At a time when two-thirds of North American birds are in danger of extinction from…

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Putin Enlists Major Cultural Leaders To Rewrite Russian Constitution by Artsjournal

Wasting no time, the Kremlin on Wednesday posted a list of 75 members of a working group appointed to draft the constitutional amendments, including a range of political and cultural figures…

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Dates Set for 2020 Lucille Lortel Awards; Tim Sanford to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award by Olivia Clement

The Playwrights Horizons outgoing artistic director will be among the evening's special honorees, along with Anna Deavere Smith.

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Guns take center stage in all-female play “The Secretary” at Curious Theatre by Lisa Kennedy, The Know

With no one owning up to any mayhem, "The Secretary" leaves us with the sense that we don't own guns; they very nearly possess us.

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How To Break Into Audition Pianist Work In NYC

Even though so much of our daily interactions and communications currently take place via our computers and smartphones, there is still so much of this business that is built on face-to-face…

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A First Look at the U.K. Tour of God of Carnage by Marc J. Franklin

The tour of the 2018 Theatre Royal Bath production, starring Downton Abbey’s Elizabeth McGovern, will open January 21.

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35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards Ceremony Set for May 3; Anna Deavere Smith & Tim Sanford Receive Special Honors

Details were announced today for the 35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at NYU Skirball Center f…

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Sideways to Be Performed as Immersive Wine Experience Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

New York theater audiences will wine and dine off-Broadway this spring, as a unique take on Rex Pickett's stage adaptation of his novel Sideways arrives off-Broadway. Pickett will adapt and …

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Antonio Banderas Just Earned His First Oscar Nomination While High-Kicking in A Chorus Line by Michael Appler

Antonio Banderas earned his first Oscar nomination this year for playing a film director struggling to reckon with middle age in Pedro Almodóvar’s Pain and Glory, a role that’s likely e…

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Michael Wartella stops by HQ to announce that he will be starring in The Wanderer and chat with Beth Stevens. 

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Christy Altomare to Join Michael Wartella & Joey McIntyre in The Wanderer at Paper Mill Playhouse by Andy Lefkowitz

Christy Altomare is headed back to the stage in a new musical. The original Anastasia star and former vlogger will play Susan, wife of legendary rocker Dion, in the new musical …

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Erika Henningsen, Jeremy Kushnier, and More to Join Cast of Flying Over Sunset

Carmen Cusack, Harry Hadden-Paton, Tony Yazbeck will star in the new musical by James Lapine, Tom Kitt, and Michael Korie.

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Joey McIntyre, Christy Altomare, and More to Star in World Premiere of The Wanderer

Michael Wartella will star as Dion DiMucci in the new musical at Paper Mill Playhouse.

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Funding cuts leave theatres struggling to fulfil non-artistic activities – Arts Council England by Giverny Masso

Funding cuts over the past 10 years are impacting cultural organisations ability to deliver non-artistic operations, such as site maintenance and recruitment,

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Local arts centres’ role in English cultural identity to be championed in nationwide celebration by Georgia Snow

A year-long, nationwide project celebrating the importance of local arts centres to England’s cultural ecology is being launched this month to mark

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Lack of Diversity in Oscar and Bafta Nominations. Do the Olivier Awards Fare Any Better? by Samuel Sims

Anyone else feel angry/ puzzled/ not that surprised about the recent Oscar and Bafta nominations? Samuel Sims is feeling all sorts of emotion. Here, he discusses the racist, misogynistic his…

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God Of Carnage UK Tour starring Downton Abbey’s Elizabeth McGovern by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Yasmin Reza's hit comedy God Of Carnage UK Dates announced following its success as part of Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season 2018. This post God Of Carnage UK Tour starring…

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Midnight Traveller — refugee documentary is a digital box of surprises

An Afghan family’s hazardous journey is captured on smartphones in this remarkable film

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Go Inside the Unveiling of Damon Daunno’s Portrait at Sardi’s by Nathan Skethway

The Tony-nominated star of Oklahoma! joined the New York restaurant’s famed wall of caricatures January 15.

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Michael Wartella and Christy Altomare Will Join Joey McIntyre in New Musical The Wanderer by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin in May at Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey.

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Public Library Systems Are Beginning To Lend Musical Instruments by Artsjournal1

From some of North America’s largest cities to a roving truck in rural California, instrument-lending programs are proving so popular that the biggest challenge is meeting demand. Reporter…

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Betty Pat Gatliff, Who Pioneered Practice Of Forensic Sculpture, Dead At 89 by Artsjournal1

“Ms. Gatliff developed a new method for facial reconstruction in the late 1960s, then spent nearly five decades refining her technique and teaching it to hundreds of students, including at…

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Sukanya review at Royal Festival Hall, London – ‘fiery musical moments’ by Edward Bhesania

Aged 90, the sitar maestro Ravi Shankar announced he was going to write an opera. He died before its completion, and it

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“Drunk Shakespeare” Spinoff “Crystal Meth and Bear with Knife Shakespeare” Closes After Six Minutes by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The controversial and widely advised-against production of Crystal Meth and Bear with Knife Shakespeare, a spinoff production of the Off-Broadway …

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Laura Bell Bundy, Patti Murin, Taylor Iman Jones and More Will Star in I AM WOMAN: A CONCERT FOR FEMALE EMPOWERMENT

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present I Am Woman: A Concert For Female Empowerment on February 23rd, at 9:30pm.

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Crufts – the musical! Cat fan writes tribute to top dog show by Chris Wiegand

A Dog’s Tale, written by cat-loving playwright Poppy Hollman, tells the story of a British institution and has a canine/feline rap battle Tom Hooper’s extravagant blockbuster may have gi…

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Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by TodayTix: January 16th, 2020

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? BroadwayWorld's Weekly Buying Guide is powered by TodayTix, the app for theater tickets. Whether you're looking for musicals, plays, comedy, dan…

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Laura Linney Is a Marvel in Solo Play ‘My Name Is Lucy Barton’ by Rex Reed

The one-woman show gives her a chance to access a darkness she can't often show in her films.

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Brandon Uranowitz, Lilli Cooper, George Abud and More to Star in IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE at Feinstein's/54 Below

If It Only Even Runs A Minute Celebrates The Underappreciated Musicals of Hal Prince is the 18th edition of the Bistro Award-winning series of rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspir…

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What Is The Broadway Musical Recoupment Rate Over The Last 10 Years. Part I.

Since I started working in the business of Broadway, I keep finding my way back to the same ol’ stat. 1 out of 5 shows recoup their investment (or 20%). That’s what they told me in 1993.…

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Watch Ramin Karimloo and Samantha Barks Belt Out Chess Tunes in Rehearsal for Japan Production by Andrew Gans

Watch portions of “Nobody's Side,” “Anthem,” “Pity the Child,” and more.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

#TBT: Watch Ado Annie’s Oklahoma! Showstopper “I Cain’t Say No” Through the Decades

See how the Oklahoma! showstopper "I Cain't Say No" has transformed through the years.

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Review: Coming Clean, Trafalgar Studios 2 by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Coming Clean, Trafalgar Studios 24.0starsOriginally performed in November 1982 at the Bush Theatre, Coming Clean was acclaimed writer Kevin Elyot’s first professionally produced pl…

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Louis Armstrong Musical A Wonderful World to Have World Premiere in Miami by Olivia Clement

Juson Williams will star as the jazz legend in the Christopher Renshaw-helmed project.

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Faces of ITS: Kyle Reese by Nic Fallacaro

Kentucky Thespian encourages going above and beyond The post Faces of ITS: Kyle Reese appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Jonah Platt, Karla Mosley, More Set for Found at IAMA by Dan Meyer

Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel will helm the musical’s West Coast premiere.

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Photo Flash: First Look at the New London Production of LES MISERABLES and the Renovated Sondheim Theatre

Cameron Mackintosh's new version of Les Miserables began performances on December 18, at the newly renovated Sondheim Theatre in London. Get a first look at the production, as well as a lo…

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The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel review – a magical fantasia by Brian Logan

Wilton’s Music Hall, LondonA transatlantic voyage in 1910, with the silent stars onboard, is the basis of Told By An Idiot’s beguiling comedy Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel shared a boa…

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Flo & Joan review – comedy's squabbling sister act pack in songs and surprises by Brian Logan

Soho theatre, LondonThe charming musical misfits are funniest at their most absurd, serving up numbers that range from klezmer to folderol folk Most of us watched the Bros documentary and la…

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The Westernization of Harry Carey by Trav S.D.

How I love a story like Harry Carey’s (1878-1947). Considered the quintessential western star back in the day, Carey’s origins couldn’t have been more Eastern. He was a generation youn…

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Cambodian Rock Band Extends at Off-Broadway’s Signature by Olivia Clement

Lauren Yee’s intimate rock epic, which begins previews in February, is directed by Chay Yew.

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Jewels Stolen From Dresden’s Green Vault Are Turning Up On The Dark Web by Artsjournal1

“The thieves who stole priceless jewels from the Dresden Green Vault treasury at the end of last year are allegedly trying to sell some of the loot on the dark web. Investigators from an I…

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Is Boris Johnson Going To Disband Or Downsize UK’s Culture And Media Department? by Artsjournal1

There have been rumors in London’s government and business circles that the Conservative government will make major changes to the Department of Culture, Media, and Sport next month — an…

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San Antonio Arts Presenter Abruptly Shuts Down by Artsjournal1

Just after New Year’s, ARTS San Antonio, one of the city’s top presenters of touring music, dance and theater artists, sent a message to donors and subscribers saying that the organizati…

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Review Roundup: Magic Goes Wrong at the Vaudeville Theatre

Don't let the title of the show fool you! Based on the many four- and five-star reviews from critics, it appears Magic Goes Wrong does everything right! Find out what audiences in Theat…

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How Did Tina Star Daniel J. Watts Cope After His Dream Show Closed? by Dan Meyer

The Broadway star chats with CBS New York ahead of his Joe’s Pub concert The Jam: Only Child.

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FIRST LOOK: Discover what The Journey of a Warlike Mind looks like with production images from the VAULT Festival show by Featured Content

What would like look like fight a quest for a woman's soul, struggling through the layers of her consciousness? We didn't know either, but luckily we've seen production images from Ana Luiz…

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BroadwayCon Will Host Casting Director and Writer Jen Rudin's CONFESSIONS OF A CASTING DIRECTOR Panel With Guest Actor Bhavesh Patel

BroadwayCon 2020 will host an exclusive panel with award-winning casting director Jen Rudin and Broadway actor Bhavesh Patel. The panel will take place Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 3 p.m an…

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Go Inside the Broadway Opening of My Name is Lucy Barton by Nathan Skethway

The Manhattan Theatre Club production, starring Laura Linney, opened at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre January 15.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Ryan Murphy Will Be Honored at 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York by Andrew Gans

The awards ceremony will be held in March at the Hilton Midtown.

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LTV by Barry Gordin

LTV is having a 2 Day - Double Event Funk Night Featuring Funkin' A The Kenny Harris Project on Friday January 24 at 7pm and "What's Your Story?" on Saturday January 25 at 4pm. LTV is loc…

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Brooke Shields and Walter Bobbie Will Star in Benefit Readings of The Man Who Came to Dinner by Andrew Gans

Marsha Mason will direct the George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart comedy.

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, January 16, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet of MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON

My Name is Lucy Barton opened just last night, Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Check out photos from the star-studded red carpet!

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Christy Altomare & Michael Wartella Join Paper Mill's THE WANDERER

The producers of The Wanderer, a new musical based on the life of Rock n' Roll Hall-of-Famer Dion DiMucci, are pleased to announce that Michael Wartella (Wicked) will star as Dion alongside …

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Photo Coverage: Laura Linney & Company Celebrate Opening Night of MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON

My Name is Lucy Barton opened just last night, Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Four-time Emmy Award winner, two-time Golden Globe Award …

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Walter Bobbie and Brooke Shields Will Lead a Reading Of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER

A star-studded cast led by Tony-winner Walter Bobbie and Broadway and Hollywood star Brooke Shields are featured in a benefit reading of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's iconic comedy, a?oe…

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7 awesome Bay Area things to do this weekend, Jan. 17-19 by Randy McMullen, Jackie Burrell

Got your weekend plans? We have some nifty ideas, from historic violins to delicious restaurant deals to fun in the Presidio.

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Tony Nominee Mary Bridget Davies to Release New Album STAY WITH ME

Tony nominee Mary Bridget Davies, best known for her onstage work channeling the late rock icon Janis Joplin, will release an album of compellingly reimagined songs by the legendary songwrit…

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VIDEO: Billy Porter Talks His Red Carpet Looks, Going to a Strip Club with Tiffany Haddish, & More!

Billy Porter was a guest on Wednesday night's episode of LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS to talk about the new movie he stars in, Like a Boss. During the interview, Porter reviews some of his sh…

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Gustavo Dudamel Renews With Los Angeles Philharmonic Through 2025-26 by Artsjournal1

“The four-year extension … maintains what has proved a winning formula: the pairing of a conductor whose fame extends beyond the classical music world and is a powerful audience draw wit…

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Carnegie Library’s Ex-Archivist And His Fence Plead Guilty To Stealing And Selling Rare Books by Artsjournal1

“Between 1992 and 2017, archivist Greg Priore smuggled some 300 documents worth more than $8 million out of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, where he served as sole manager of the rare …

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VIDEO: Ramin Karimloo, Samantha Barks, and More Rehearse For CHESS in Japan

Ramin Karimloo, Samantha Barks, Luke Walsh, and Takanori Sato will lead a production of Chess at Osaka's Umeda Arts Theater this month! Directed by Nick Winston, the production will run on J…

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‘Playful & intermittently powerful’: TOM BROWN’S SCHOOL DAYS – Union Theatre by Ian Foster

A musical adaptation of Tom Brown’s School Days at the Union Theatre has some moments, and performances, to treasure.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Review: "Anastasia" at The Bushnell by Mark G. Auerbach

Westfield News review of "Anastasia" which returned to Hartford after it had premiered at Hartford Stage and moved triumphantly to Broadway.…

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FEATURED SHOW: Have you seen the ★★★★★ reviews for The Delights of Dogs and The Problems of People and Lullabies for the Lost? by Featured Content

"Occasionally, a piece of theatre comes along which leaves you blindsided" - Bloggers have been full of praise for Rosalind Blessed's pair of plays exploring mental health, The Delights of D…

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Oakland’s White Elephant preview sale just around corner by Marta Yamamoto

The six-hour rummage market benefiting the Oakland Museum of California is just a taste of the real deal March 7-8.

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Dracula, Adapted by Kate Hamill, Begins at Classic Stage Company Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The adaptation of Bram Stoker's original is one of two in CSC’s Gothic repertory presentation, paired with Frankenstein.

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Performance dates for West End Live 2020 announced

The free weekend-long extravaganza featuring concert performances from all your favourite West End musicals is back in London, kicking off the new decade in theatre with a bang. 

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Thursday, January 16, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

Critics Review “My Name is Lucy Barton” on Broadway, “Frozen” finds New Sisters, and Britney Spears is Coming to Broadway (Kind Of) “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through…

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Peer Deborah Bull calls for arts to be eligible for research and development tax relief by Giverny Masso

House of Lords peer Deborah Bull has called on the government to review its definition of research and development to include the

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Blackpool North Pier Theatre to be renamed after entertainer Joe Longthorne by Ruth Comerford

Blackpool North Pier Theatre is to be renamed to commemorate variety entertainer Joe Longthorne. It will be relaunched as the Joe Longthorne

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LAMDA working towards abolishing audition fees, director Sarah Frankcom reveals by Georgia Snow

LAMDA director Sarah Frankcom has revealed she is working towards abolishing the drama school’s audition fees altogether, following last year’s cost reduction.

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Cirque du Soleil: Luzia review – sometimes bigger really is better by Lyndsey Winship

Royal Albert Hall, LondonThe Canadian company’s colourful Mexican-flavoured show is full of heart-stopping skill, dreamy lyricism and visual whimsy Many contemporary circus groups sell the…

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‘There’s an authenticity in Blessed’s writing that can’t be faked’: Lullabies for the Lost – Old Red Lion Theatre ★★★★★ by Michael Davis

With no topic too grim, too unsettling or embarrassing, Lullabies for the Lost gives a voice to the unsayable and has insights to spare about the human condition.

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Almanac: Hortense Calisher on growing up happy by Terry Teachout

“A happy childhood can’t be cured. Mine’ll hang around my neck like a rainbow, that’s all, instead of a noose.” Hortense Calisher, Queenie

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Sarah Reich taps into town for Dance Council show at Greer Cabaret Theater by Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This is the first time tap dance will headline a Dance Council show since Michelle Dorrance appeared at Byham Theater in the 2015-16 season.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel review at Wilton’s Music Hall, London – ‘expressive physical comedy’ by Natasha Tripney

Chaplin Chapin and Stan Laurel arrived in the United States on the same ship. They’d both honed their slapstick skills as part

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Plays revealed for Nordic theatre festival in London by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Last night, London-based theatre company Cut the Cord revealed the line-up of the New Nordics Festival which will showcase a selection of plays from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, …

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Cirque du Soleil’s Luzia review at the Royal Albert Hall, London – ‘spectacular and thrilling’ by Neil Norman

Mexico is too often reduced to cerveza and tequila, bandidos, big hats and even bigger cacti. Billed as ‘A waking Dream of

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Louise Redknapp & Brian Conley return to the West End production of 9 To 5 The Musical

Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley are West End bound as they return to play Violet Newstead and Franklin Hart Jnr respectively in Dolly Parton’s 9 To 5 The Musical at London’s Savoy Theat…

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FEATURED SHOW: What have audiences said about Could it be Magic? by Featured Content

"I howled with laughter," "pretty excellent," "brilliant magic and very entertaining characters" - audiences love the marvellous mix of character comedy and mindblowing magic in Paul Aitchis…

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Darryl Maximilian Robinson Provides A Theatrical Footnote On His National Television Debut As Drake In Adult Swim's Loiter Squad Episode 1.7 by Darryl Maximilian Robinson

Veteran And Award-winning Chicago And Los Angeles Stage Actor And Play Director Darryl Maximilian Robinson Made His National Television Debut On May 6, 2012 In Adult Swim's "Loiter Squad," E…

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‘Immense anger’ propelled Pulitzer-winning play about factory closures now in Toronto by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Lynn Nottage’s “Sweat” has proven its deep relevance about job losses that definitely hit home in southern Ontario.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Oklahoma! and Slave Play Are Among Our Top 5 Shows to See This Week

This is your last chance to see two of the biggest Broadway shows of last year.

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Empowering Message of SIX Brings Mothers and Daughters Together

SIX has an empowering feminist message about the wives of Henry VIII, and mothers and daughters around the world have been embracing the show's story together.

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VIDEO: Watch a Fan-Made Animatic For 'Say My Name' From BEETLEJUICE

A fan has taken to YouTube to create an original animatic inspired by Beetlejuice the Musical!

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The Wizard of Oz – The Arena Spectacular by Peter J Snee

The all-new Australian tour of The Wizard of Oz Arena Spectacular will bring to life one of the most beloved

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Photo Coverage: Damon Daunno of OKLAHOMA! Receives Sardi's Portrait

Damon Daunno of Oklahoma! is the latest to receive a Sardi's portrait! BroadwayWorld was there for the unveiling of the new addition to the wall at the famous restaurant, and you can check o…

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of ALL THE NATALIE PORTMANS

All The Natalie Portmans is a fantastical new coming-of-age comedy written by C.A. Johnson (MCC debut) and directed by Kate Whoriskey (Sweat, Ruined). The cast will feature Joshua Boone (Net…

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Wake Up With BWW 1/16: Read Reviews For MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON, and More!

Today's top stories: read the reviews for My Name is Lucy Barton, and more!

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Pam Ayers returns to Sydney for one show only by Peter J Snee

Writer, comic, broadcaster, entertainer Pam Ayres is returning to Sydney for the first time in 9 years to perform one

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‘It’s a life-affirming show’: RAGS – Park Theatre ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Bronagh Lagan’s production of Rags has heart in spades and provides a real impact through the thoughtful way its themes are tackled.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

The Assassination of Katie Hopkins revival to feature at MTFest 2020 by Ruth Comerford

Pippa Cleary and Jake Brunger’s Jet Set Go!, a stage adaptation of the film Soapdish by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe and

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On the Couch with Jeanette Cronin by Arts Review

Who is Jeanette Cronin? A very naughty person. Half the time I think I’m Bette Davis, till I realise I could never keep up. What would you do differently from what you do now? If I came ba…

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Victorian Opera’s Salome opens next week by Sean McLoughlin

A crumbling society, an unstable political milieu, and the uncontrollability of desire are all starkly reflected in Victorian Opera’s new

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Artists help communities during a crisis, not hinder. Why are we still told they don’t matter? by Arts Review

Artists are again finding themselves at the receiving end of criticism over funding. A mural on the wall of a fire station funded through the Western Australia Percent for Art scheme has met…

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Feuding Families Take Center Stage by Matt Wolf

From the bloodbath of “The Duchess of Malfi” to the intergenerational confusion of “Snowflake,” family disputes are at the center of three plays in London.

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Actor Lee Knight: Returning to play the same role a third time has been a valuable lesson by Lee Knight

Last week, I returned to a role for the third time as the revival of Coming Clean, written by the late Kevin

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Black Swan State Theatre Company announces new Executive Director by Arts Review

After an extensive national and international recruitment process, Black Swan State Theatre Company of Western Australia has announced the appointment of Rick Heath as the Company’s new Ex…

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Richard Jordan: To keep great memories of theatre alive stay off your phones by Richard Jordan

David Byrne made an announcement to the audience before his Broadway show, American Utopia. He told them that he believed they would

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Alexandra Wood’s “The Tyler Sisters” at the Hampstead Theatre: The Future Is Female In Epic Family Saga by Aleks Sierz

What has Saint Augustine of Hippo got to do with new writing? At first sight, not very much. That is, until you read Alan Burdick’s elegant program note to Alexandra Wood’s latest play, …

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“Magdalene” at Prototype Festival by Abigail Weil

What are the first words you think of when you hear the name Mary Magdalene? Prostitute? Saved? Jesus? (#)Me too. In their extraordinary new chamber opera Magdalene, part of Prototype Festiv…

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Call Answered: Savarre lead singer Shannon Denise Evans by Adam Rothenberg

Savarre is a rising band whose sound hints at such established artists as St. Vincent, Evanescence and Muse, but Savarre puts out an unvarnished authenticity, musicianship, and lyricism all …

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Livestreaming a performance of GUILT,Y by Jo Brailescu, Vlad Ionescu

By Jo Brailescu, vlad ionescu. BÉZNĂ Theatre and Centrul de Teatru Educational Replika present a performance of GUILT,Y livestreaming on the commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV netw…

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The New Group's Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Musical Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Based on the 1969 movie, the story follows two couples whose outlook on life are changed by the sexual revolution.

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Darling Grenadine Begins at Roundabout Underground by Olivia Clement

The Daniel Zaitchik musical, a bittersweet Manhattan-set love story, begins January 16.

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Argyle Theatre Production of The Little Mermaid Begins January 16 by Andrew Gans

The Disney musical will continue through February 23 at the Long Island venue.

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Les Misérables Opens at Newly Restored and Renamed Sondheim Theatre January 16 by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical was recently seen in a concert version at London’s Gielgud.

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Why Ann Harada Is Excited About Her Crappy New Job - The 'Avenue Q' star has a great sense of humor about her role in 'Emojiland: The Musical'

The Avenue Q star has a great sense of humor about her role in Emojiland: The Musical---"Sometimes you get to play glamorous roles, and sometimes you get to play a pile of poo," says Ann Har…

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