Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Earthquakes in London by Lara Altunian

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Longtime Boston Symphony CEO Mark Volpe Announces Retirement by Artsjournal1

“In an era when many of his peers have been buffeted by economic challenges, Mr. Volpe, 62, has kept the orchestra on firm footing by capitalizing on what he has referred to as its ‘mult…

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Dollhouse: Innovative New Plays for A Traditional Set Piece by Jonathan Kalb

An oddity of this theatrical season to ponder as we bid farewell to 2019:  In two current New York productions model houses—gorgeous, meticulously constructed, doll-size edifices that spl…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Joel Bray’s DADDY comes to Midsumma by Gabi Bergman

Wiradjuri dance artist Joel Bray is set to sweeten the Midsumma Festival stage with Daddy, showing in the Arts Centre

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‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’ at Folger Theatre: stellar comedy and groovy fashions by Andrew Walker White

There are moments when art and life are so wittily and intimately entwined, you can feel the vibe without a word being said. Given the joyful display of color and power at this weekend’s W…

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The Rise and Fall of Saint George by Arts Review

George was a pioneer. A trailblazer. An icon. He was our saint. Two of Australia’s leading queer artists, electro-pop icon Paul Mac and playwright Lachlan Philpott, have teamed up with …

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Channeling chutzpah in ‘Pilgrims Musa and Sheri in the New World’ at Mosaic by Ravelle Brickman

Pilgrims Musa and Sheri in the New World—the award-winning play now enjoying its DC debut at Mosaic Theater—is as delicious a romp as any that’s come along in a while. Billed as a roma…

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You & I by Arts Review

It wouldn’t feel like a real Midsumma Festival without a programme at Gasworks. The 2020 edition is off to a good start, thanks to an exclusive season of You & I by Brisbane-founded, a…

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Worrying Prohibition Or License To Get Out Of Boring Meetings? by Joe Patti

A couple years ago I wrote a piece for ArtsHacker debunking the notion that anyone who was an ex officio member of a non-profit board did not have the power to vote. The fact is, they have t…

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The Choir of Man by Arts Review

There is no doubt the members of The Choir of Man have a passion and talent for singing. Their set covers rock classics and ballads ranging from Adele to Queen while lamenting the destructio…

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VIDEO: Blair Underwood Says He Almost Burned Down the Set of A SOLDIER'S PLAY

Blair Underwood talks about what happened when he showed his family the set of 'A Soldier's Play' on Broadway.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Channing Tatum Leads BOB THE MUSICAL from Disney

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Channing Tatum will star in an upcoming musical comedy film from Disney: 'Bob the Musical.'

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Broadway Records Announces Platinum Girls – The Musical Recording by Stagelight

Original concept recording starring Beth Leavel, Debbie Gravitte and Brenda Braxton.

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Barbara Campbell returns to Rome thanks to Mordant Family Fellowship by Arts Review

Performance and installation artist Barbara Campbell is the latest recipient of the coveted Mordant Family/Australia Council Affiliated Fellowship. Offered through the generous support of th…

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Executive Director's Note - Jan. 22: In Like A Lion

We?re barely three weeks into the year and already it seems many months into this new decade. A presidential campaign surges forward with growing acrimony. A war with an almost-nuclear power…

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Ashley Park, Jason Tam, and More Will Sing Songs By KPOP Composer Helen Park at Feinstein's/54 Below

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Helen Park In Concert on January 29th at 9:30-pm. Winner of the Lucille Lortel and Richard Rodgers Awards, and three-time Drama Desk-no…

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Girl From the North Country Sings Bob Dylan Gems at the Bitter End

The Broadway cast performed for the press before moving into the Belasco Theatre.

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Get a Sneak Peek at Broadway's Girl From the North Country

The new musical features the songs of Bob Dylan.

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How Pioneer Theatre Company’s Artistic Director Found What She Needed To Thrive by Jeryl Brunner

For the past eight seasons Karen Azenberg has been Artistic Director of one of the nation's most successful regional theaters.

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‘Stop Kiss’ Still Resonates More Than 20 Years After its Premiere by Matthew Wexler

(l to r) Kylie Anderson and Flavia Pallozzi in ‘Stop Kiss.’ (Photo: Patrick McLean)  By Becky Sarwate First produced Off-Broadway in 1998 at New York… The post ‘Stop Kiss’ Still R…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Talkin' Broadway Off-Broadway - "17 Minutes" - 1/22/20 by James Wilson

... the play raises complex questions about the desire to assign blame in the wake of a senseless and tragic massacre.

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24 Hour Plays set to return as UK-wide talent development initiative by Georgia Snow

The 24 Hour Plays is to return to the British stage as a new talent development initiative, featuring a mentoring process led

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Queen Bette by Arts Review

Queen Bette is a dark, driving glimpse at one of greatest movie actresses, Bette Davis. Directed in splendid, visceral fashion by Peter Mountford, Jeanette Cronin is a marvel as Davis in thi…

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At the Kennedy Center, a reimagined ‘Boléro,’ through a South African lens by Celia Wren

Choreographer Gregory Maqoma sees positivity in ‘Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro’ — a piece about mourning.

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I Don't Want to Wait: Danny Burstein Returns to Moulin Rouge! The Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Six-time Tony nominee Danny Burstein, the standout star who took a leave from Moulin Rouge! The Musical last month to to repair a torn meniscus, returned to the show at the Al Hirschfeld The…

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Attention! See A Soldier's Play Stars David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood & More in These Exclusive Portraits by Michael Appler

A Soldier's Play celebrated its Broadway opening night at the American Airlines Theatre on Janaury 21, 38 years after it first opened off-Broadway. Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning …

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Freelance director Sophie Ivatts: ‘We are refusing to see the true costs of being freelance in theatre’ by Sophie Ivatts

The theatre industry is seen as progressive and inclusive, yet the freelances it depends on continue to be underpaid – to the

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The International College of Musical Theatre: Triple-threat training with a degree by Promoted Content

At the ICMT, musical theatre students can earn a bachelor’s degree while working, offering the best of both worlds For 10 years,

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I sincerely sympathized with Stockman (“The Enemy of the People”) and understood his feelings when his eyes saw the rotten souls of the men who had once been his friends. I feared in tho…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Social Media Influencers Are Changing The Face Of Dance by Artsjournal

Commercial dancers — the performers who animate music videos, films and TV shows — have long needed the right look, the right connections, expertise in the most popular styles and an age…

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When Your Body Art Gets In The Way Of Life… Take It Off by Artsjournal

Tattoos can be a barrier for people getting out of prison. They can make it hard to find jobs, to feel safe in certain neighborhoods, to reconcile with family and to leave the past behind. N…

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The Man Who Invented The Laser Printer, Gary Starkweather, Dead At 81 by Artsjournal1

“While officially working on a fax machine project, Mr. Starkweather began to experiment in his spare time with copy machines and digital technology, in effect trying to merge the two. ……

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Shows That Won’t Let You Back In If You Leave Make It Hard For Physically Challenged People by Artsjournal

Sitting through a show of that length might seem manageable enough if you’re young and in good health, less so if you have a medical condition like Crohn’s disease or other hidden disabi…

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New Crop Of Plays Treats History Of Blacks In Britain by Artsjournal1

“From an African girl who was ‘gifted’ to Queen Victoria to a slave who took on his master in a British court, several little-known but remarkable chapters of black British history are…

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How Self-Help Books Have Influenced Literature by Artsjournal

Serious authors create; self-help writers multiply. But the influence of self-help on prestigious literature is much deeper and more sustained than figures such as Macdonald would have us be…

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San Jose Opera’s New Direction by Artsjournal

Since taking over as general director in October, Khori Dastoor, 39, has been on a tear behind the scenes — beefing up staffing levels, setting ambitious financial goals and consulting wit…

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For The First Time Netflix Reveals How Many Watched “The Queen” by Artsjournal

The third season, which stars Olivia Colman as the Queen, was watched in 21 million homes in its first four weeks. That was 40% more than saw the second season over the same time period, Net…

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Remembering Fellini On His 100th Birthday by Artsjournal

Anthony Lane: “Fellini is the great divider. “La Dolce Vita” was the film most loved by Roger Ebert, for whom it was transformed with every viewing, whereas Pauline Kael likened Fellin…

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Cynthia Erivo, Billy Porter & More Will Present at the 2020 GRAMMY AWARDS!

The Recording Academy® announced their lineup of artists, musicians, actors, and comedians who will take the stage as presenters at the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards®. This year's presenters i…

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Juliet is a naked cry of pain by Dmitry Samarov

But Theatre Y's staging covers up the Romanian prison camp story with too many needless additions. As the audience enters The Ready storefront space in Lincoln S…

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Songs for Nobodies opens today at the Sydney Opera House by Sean McLoughlin

Following her acclaimed sold-out season in London’s West End, Bernadette Robinson returns to Australia for a limited engagement. First performed

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Her Honor Jane Byrne remembers when the mayor moved to Cabrini by Catey Sullivan

Lookingglass produces the first in J. Nicole Brooks's planned quartet of Chicago plays. Playwright-actor-director J. Nicole Brooks wasn't yet in kindergarten whe…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Todd Barry marks three decades in stand-up with Stadium Tour by Dan Jakes

Call him “bone dry” if you must, but don't call him “alt.” The laid-back, unassuming, eminently cool aesthetic of Pilsen's Thalia Hall is such a harmonio…

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When a play leaves you speechless: Cezary Goes To War. As Long As It Lasts. Must Go On. by New York Theater

Some shows you leave needing to tell people about; some shows you leave thinking about what you are going to have for dinner. A few shows ruin your dinner. If you’re a drama critic, you ar…

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Light in Winter celebrates Unity Temple in music and movement by Irene Hsiao

Frank Lloyd Wright's recently restored “good-time place” provides a divine backdrop for Winifred Haun and Dancers. No entrance greets the eye at the intersec…

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Photo Flashback: Princess Grace Kelly Visits 42ND STREET On Broadway in 1981

For today's flashback, we're heading to the Winter Garden Theatre in 1981, when the Broadway was graced with the presence of actual royalty.

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A Quick 5 with Ben Cooley – ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story’ at National Theatre by Susan Brall

If you were listening to music in the mid-1960s to the early 1970’s you will have no trouble remembering the music of Simon and Garfunkel.  Their music, a combination of folk and rock, do…

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A Quick Five with Timoth D. Copley, ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ at Iron Crow Theatre by Susan Brall

“The Rocky Horror Show” with Book, Music and Lyrics by Richard O’Brien, Directed and Choreographed by Quae Simpson will be presented by Iron Crow Theatre will open February 7, 2020, un…

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Filament Theatre's Forts! builds adventures, agency, and awareness by Marissa Oberlander

Kids and families are in charge at this Portage Park theater It could have been Lord of the Flies. Filament Theatre was giving over complete control of its space…

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Under the Radar Festival: THE UNKNOWN DANCER IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD by Cindy Sibilsky

When the lights come up, one immediately observes what could only be a silverback gorilla. The gait, the strut, the way he pounds his chest and paces the stage — anyone who has seen a natu…

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BWW TV: Hangin' with Broadway's New Evan Hansen, Jordan Fisher!

As BroadwayWorld reported last month, a new Evan Hansen has been found in Jordan Fisher. The recording artist and actor will return to Broadway, joining the cast of the Tony Award- winning m…

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Exclusive: Eden Espinosa Sings Holding to the Ground at Tuesdays at 54

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive video from this week's Tuesdays at 54 Below, created and hosted by Robbie Rozelle! In the clip, watch as Eden Espinosa sings 'Holding to the Ground' from False…

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Theatre Review: ‘Kinky Boots’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre by Susan Brall

Tony Award-winning “Kinky Boots” with music and lyrics by the iconic Cyndi Lauper and book by the legendary Harvey Fierstein is playing until March 22, 2020, at Toby’s Dinner Theatre i…

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Subject of New Musical AMERICANO Urges Supreme Court to Let Him Remain in U.S. Ahead Of World Premiere

Students at Camelback High School got a special sneak peak of a groundbreaking new musical, Americano! as the Phoenix political activist upon whose life this story is based will shared his j…

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New Stage Adaptation of Mahabharata to Play Canada by Olivia Clement

Why Not Theatre and Shaw Festival team up for the two-part epic, adapted from the Sanskrit text.

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Photo Flash: First Look At WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME in Los Angeles

Tony Award nominee Maria Dizzia is starring in the first two stops of the national tour of Heidi Schreck's Tony Award nominated play and Pulitzer Prize finalist What the Constitution Mean…

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Companies of Come From Away Across the Globe Raise Thousands for Australia by Ruthie Fierberg

With leadership from the Australian company of the hit musical, Come From Away rallied to save wildlife in the midst of devastating bushfires.

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Steppenwolf's LookOut series opens its doors to younger companies by Kaylen Ralph

First Floor's Plano and Definition's White connect emerging companies and established artists. Since the early 90s, Steppenwolf Theatre has hosted local performi…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Laura Bell Bundy, Taylor Iman Jones, More Set for I Am Woman: A Concert for Female Empowerment by Dan Meyer

The stars will be joined by The Phantom of the Opera’s Ali Ewoldt, among other Broadway alums.

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BWW Blog: The Secret Connection Between Broadway's New Stars

Broadway's new crop of stars has something surprising in common: they all went to the same summer camp. Stagedoor Manor, which has mentored generations of stars of Broadway, movies and TV, i…

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Sunday Dinner by Lara Altunian

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Michael Urie stops by HQ to chat about Grand Horizons and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Michael Urie Almost Became a Drama Teacher, Now He's Playing One in Grand Horizons by Lindsey Sullivan

You can’t deny that Michael Urie is dedicated to his craft. This past December, he was pulling double duty: While performing in Tony Kushner's A Bright Room Called Day off-Broadway at t…

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Richard Gadd's Tour De Force Solo Show Baby Reindeer to Play West End Run Ahead of New York Transfer by Andy Lefkowitz

Following sellout runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Bush Theatre, Baby Reindeer, the new solo show written and performed by Richard Gadd, will transfer to the West End's Ambassadors …

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Old Show Queens to Return for More Broadway Antics January 24 by Dan Meyer

Season 2 finds Gary Gunas and Billy Rosenfield sharing more memories, stories, and behind-the-scenes gossip from their stories careers on the Great White Way.

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Southern Gothic gave Windy City Playhouse a blueprint for immersive theater by Mark Larson

The author of Ensemble: An Oral History of Chicago Theater talks to the creators about how the long-running hit came to be. Windy City Playhouse's 2018-2019 prod…

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Beth Leavel, Debbie Gravitte, Brenda Braxton, More to Sing on Platinum Girls Concept Album by Logan Culwell-Block

The album from Broadway Records also features performances by Felicia Boswell, Carla Mongado, and Natalie Weiss.

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Chinaza Uche and More Join Phillipa Soo, John Ellison Conlee, and Others in Tumacho Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Layla Khoshnoudi and Andrew Garman also join the cast of the Leigh Silverman-helmed production from Clubbed Thumb.

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Ivan Turgenev–Inspired About Love Will Play at the Sheen Center by Dan Meyer

The limited engagement is helmed and written by Bay Street Theatre Associate Artistic Director Will Pomerantz.

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Go Inside the Preview for Girl From the North Country With the Broadway Cast by Nathan Skethway

The musical begins performances February 7 at the Belasco Theatre.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)


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What Everyone Can Learn From A Soldier’s Play by Ruthie Fierberg

On the opening night red carpet, stars David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood, and more share the lessons in the Pulitzer-winning work—plus backstage secrets about building the production.

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Eddie Izzard on Terry Jones: he was the guardian of the Monty Python spirit by Eddie Izzard

Jones was uninhibited, energetic, kind, curious – and a great person to spend time with, says the comedian Read Peter Bradshaw’s appreciation of Terry Jones I was quite young when Monty…

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Faces in the Crowd review – Valeria Luiselli adaptation is strikingly imaginative by Miriam Gillinson

Gate theatre, LondonJimena Larraguivel stars in a clever and evocative but confusing version of Luiselli’s multi-stranded novel about a woman who feels unseen Here’s a story full of ghos…

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Don’t Call It An Arts Desert by Joe Patti

Last week Springboard for the Arts’ Executive Director Laura Zabel addressed the concept of solving “arts deserts” in a series of tweets. But, please, let’s not let this “arts dese…

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Kate Baldwin Heads to Feinstein's at the Nikko in San Francisco by Playbill Staff

The Tony nominee will play the cabaret hotspot before boarding Playbill Travel's Broadway in the Great Northwest cruise this spring.

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Who’s Who in Blue Heaven 2020 by Jessica Shelton

By Jessica Shelton Blue Heaven is back for its second coming this February 7th and 8th and it’s belly aching, catch your breath, tears out your eyes, funny. This FringeArts comedy festival…

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Check Out Photos of the World Premiere of Midwives at the George Street Playhouse by Marc J. Franklin

The new thriller by Chris Bohjalian began performances in New Jersey January 21.

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Five Burning Questions with Sing Street Star Anne L. Nathan

Anne L. Nathan compares her experiences in Once and Sing Street, talks about her collaborations with Sondheim, and reveals herself to grown up a major theater nerd.

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Alfred Enoch to Star in Romeo & Juliet at Shakespeare’s Globe by Olivia Clement

Ola Ince directs the London production starring the How to Get Away With Murder and Harry Potter actor.

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‘The Karate Kid’ musical in the works for Broadway by Ben Cost

Wax on Broadway. After etching itself into the hearts of movie fans forever, “The Karate Kid” franchise is onto the next frontier — the big stage. That’s right, the original 1984 mov…

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Cast Set for Off-Broadway Premiere of William Mastrosimone’s Rules of Desire by Andrew Gans

The limited run will begin in February at the Playroom Theatre.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Brian Stokes Mitchell to Perform at Theatre Aspen 2020 Gala by Dan Meyer

The two-time Tony recipient takes the stage in the famous Colorado town.

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Matthew Bourne Discusses His Swan Lake Revival by New York City Center Staff

The choreographer's award-winning production returns to New York for a special engagement at City Center January 30–February 9.

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Distinctive characters energize Mosaic Theater’s ‘Pilgrims Musa & Sheri’ by Celia Wren

Yussef El Guindi’s play thoughtfully ponders the issues of migration, assimilation and barriers to understanding.

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY on Broadway!

The music of Bob Dylan is coming to Broadway this February with Girl from the North Country. The new muscial begins performances on Friday, February 7 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th S…

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Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of MIDWIVES at George Street Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian's world premiere stage adaptation of his novel MIDWIVES began performances last night at George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Bruns…

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Rachel Tucker to join the Broadway cast of ‘Come From Away’ by Caitlin Huston

Rachel Tucker will be joining the Broadway cast of “Come From Away” as Captain Beverly Bass and others, the actor announced on Instagram Wednesday.  Tucker, who currently plays the role…

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Leslie Uggams and Lynn Whitfield to Star in Phylicia Rashad-Directed Blue at the Apollo by Michael Appler

Blue, writer Charles Randolph-Wright and composer Nona Hendrix's musical play, will receive a 16-week engagement at Harlem's Apollo Theater. Tony-winning actress Phylicia Rashad will dire…

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Judith Light to Receive Excellence in Media Award at 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning actress and activist Judith Light will be honored with the Excellence in Media Award at the upcoming GLAAD Media Awards ceremony in New York. The previously announced 31st an…

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Hamilton Star Mandy Gonzalez Reveals Cancer Diagnosis: 'I Know I Am Not Alone' by Andy Lefkowitz

Mandy Gonzalez, the Broadway veteran who has been playing the role of Angelica Schuyler in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton since 2016, shared today on Twitter that she was diagnosed with brea…

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New Musical The Karate Kid, Based on the Hit '80s Movie, Aims for Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The Karate Kid is stomp-kicking its way to the stage. The 1984 martial arts drama, which spawned three sequels and legions of fans, is being adapted into a musical for Broadway, producers Ku…

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Rachel Tucker to Reprise Olivier-Nominated Turn in Come From Away on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Rachel Tucker is headed home to Broadway in a role that's mighty familiar. The strong-voiced stage star will repeat her Olivier-nominated West End turn as Beverley Bass in the Tony-nominated…

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BOOM by Christopher Caz

Employing an impressive array of voices and mannerisms, and only sometimes augmented with a wig or article of clothing, Miller as “Narrator” impersonates numerous performers, personaliti…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

R.I.P. Terry Jones by Trav S.D.

We are very sorry to hear we have lost Monty Python’s Terry Jones at only age 77, although of course we lost him several years ago to the aphasia from which he suffered. I often thought of…

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Baby Reindeer transfers to Ambassador’s Theatre in April 2020 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Baby Reindeer will transfers to the Ambassador's Theatre London following award-winning sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Festival and Bush Theatre. This post Baby Reindeer tran…

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‘Karate Kid’ musical in development by Caitlin Huston

“The Karate Kid” is being developed into a Broadway-aimed musical.  The musical will feature a book by Robert Mark Kamen, the screenwriter of the 1984 film, and music and lyrics by Drew…

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Token Theatre Friends: Laura Michelle Kelly on Musicals and Motherhood by American Theatre Editors

Jose talks to the musical theatre star about her upcoming Carnegie Hall concert and her self-care practices between shows.

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Rachel Tucker is Coming to Broadway’s Come From Away & We’re YouTube Spiraling

Olivier nominee Rachel Tucker is heading to Broadway's Come From Away and we brought out all our favorite Rachel videos to celebrate.

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The State Of Gay Art In Beijing: Delicate And Discreet by Artsjournal1

On the third floor of Destination, a nightclub-turned-cultural center that’s one of the few such places in the country to expressly welcome queer people, is ART.Des, a (very rare) gallery …

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Nancy Pelosi Said That ‘America Will Heal Through The Arts.’ Don’t We Wish … by Artsjournal1

The Speaker of the House told a town meeting last month, “I truly believe that [the arts are] something where we find our common ground.” Would that it were so, writes Lucas Justinien Pe…

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Why Do We Fetishize Books As Physical Objects? by Artsjournal

We seem to project enormously intense feelings onto books, feelings that make us protective of them and furious toward those we perceive as threatening them. We think of our books as symbols…

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The Karate Kid Will Receive Musical Adaptation for Broadway by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The popular 80s film The Karate Kid hit the screens in 1984, where it became one of the decade’s most beloved films, an inspirational tale about overcoming one’s fears, taking on the bul…

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Review: Folger Theatre takes leave of Capital Hill with an hilarious sendup of the 70s, Merry Wives of Windsor by Jennifer Barger

“The plot is certainly thin,” said one grouchy-looking woman as she left Folger Shakespeare Theatre’s new staging of the Bard’s Merry Wives of Windsor. But the friend she was talking…

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‘The Karate Kid’ In Training For Broadway: Musical Adaptation Has Original Screenwriter On Board by Greg Evans

The Karate Kid is being developed as a musical for Broadway, with the 1984 film’s screenwriter Robert Mark Kamen penning the book and Drew Gasparini writing music and lyrics. The project w…

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Artists and actors seek £3.5m to save Jarman beach house

Prospect Cottage where film-maker sought refuge is ‘a living, breathing work of art’

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‘Oily Cart still put access at the heart of their work’: ALL WRAPPED UP – Touring by Laura Kressly

Oily Cart, the creators of All Wrapped Up, makes gently immersive, highly sensory performances for people under five years old, and people with complex needs.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

Interview: Six Questions with Christina Pecce, Whose Witches Bitches and Divas! Plays on Thursday, January 30 at Feinstein’s/54 Below

Pecce’s cabaret series Witches, Bitches, and Divas! returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below on Thursday January 30th at 9:30 pm, with Musical Director Steve Bass, percussionist George Darrah and…

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A Musical Adaptation of The Karate Kid Is in the Works by Ryan McPhee

Drew Gasparini and original screenwriter Robert Mark Kamen will collaborate on the Broadway-aimed take on the 1984 movie.

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Rachel Tucker Will Join Cast of COME FROM AWAY as Beverly Bass

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Rachel Tucker will return to Broadway this spring in Come From Away as Beverly Bass- a role she currently plays in the London production. Rachel will joi…

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Five Questions with Nicholas Edwards by Christa Skiles

Frozen alum says you never stop being a student The post Five Questions with <br>Nicholas Edwards appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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PLATINUM GIRLS – THE MUSICAL Original Concept Recording Starring Beth Leavel and More to Be Released

Broadway Records announced today that the original concept album for Platinum Girls - The Musical will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, February 28, 2020. The album is currentl…

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London Theatre News Today: Wednesday 22 January by Hira Desai

We've got Rachel Tucker's transfer to Broadway, Disney The Lion King's February half-term performances and tickets for Richard Gadd's Baby Reindeer. The post London Theatre News Today: Wedn…

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Musician Jörg Widmann Discusses His Composer Residency at Carnegie Hall by Carnegie Hall Staff

Widmann's works will be showcased in a variety of concerts January 28–April 6.

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Go Inside Opening Night of A Soldier's Play on Broadway by Nathan Skethway

Kenny Leon directs the Pulitzer Prize–winning drama, which opened January 21 at the American Airlines Theatre.

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Robert Mark Kamen & Drew Gasparini Are Developing THE KARATE KID for Broadway

Kinoshita Group, Kumiko Yoshii, and Michael Wolk announced today simultaneously in New York and Los Angeles that The Karate Kid is being developed for Broadway as a new musical. Based on the…

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Rachel Tucker Will Join Broadway Cast of Come From Away by Andrew Gans

The musical continues at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

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A ‘Mahabharata’ Staged and Acted Entirely by South Asians—Why Not? by American Theatre Editors

Adapting the Sanskrit epic into two-part spectacle for the Shaw Festival, Ravi Jain goes back to the beginning---and imagines the end.

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VIDEO: Listen to the Song Lin-Manuel Miranda Created for STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER!

Disney Music has shared a video from the most recent Star Wars film, The Rise of Skywalker, which features a song that Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote for the film. The clip shows the the Aki Aki'…

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Broadway Grosses w/e 01/19/2020: Oh, Not A Beautiful Mornin’

Last week grosses dipped slightly by 3% to $30M. The holiday weekend did not bring the typical attendance boost, which actually dropped by 4%. Two productions played their final performances…

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VIDEO: Get an Inside Look at GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY With Austin Scott, Colton Ryan and More!

Get an inside look at Broadway's upcoming musical Girl from the North Country performing 'Slow Train'/'License To Kill' performed by cast members Austin Scott, Colton Ryan, Caitlin Houlaha…

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A police killing takes us through mental jujitsu in Sheepdog by Kt Hawbaker

Kevin Artigue's fraught story is one helluva play for Shattered Globe. You know you've just seen one helluva play when you spend the next 24 hours doing mental j…

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BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of A SOLDIER'S PLAY with David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood & More!

The American Airlines Theatre was the place to be last night as Charles Fuller's A Soldier's Play finally opened last night on Broadway, almost four decades after it premiered off Broadway.…

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Riverside Studios now reopened and offering a unique theatre experience!

A lot has changed at Riverside Studios in the past five years. Having closed its doors back in 2014 to undergo a huge renovation project, the venue now shines like a freshly minted new …

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Rachel Tucker Joins Broadway's Come From Away

The Broadway veteran has recently been starring in the musical's West End production.

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Cicely Tyson, Billy Porter, and More Join Blair Underwood at Soldier's Play Opening

Kenny Leon directs Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

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Leslie Uggams, Lynn Whitfield to Star in Charles Randolph-Wright's Blue

The production with feature music by Nona Hendryx.

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Andy Karl and Orfeh Join Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Concert

Bonnie Milligan, Brooks Ashmanskas, and more also round out the Manhattan Concert Productions cast.

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The Karate Kid screenwriter to adapt film as a stage musical by Nick Romano

The Karate Kid has been to Japan (in the sequel), China (in the remake), and YouTube (in the TV series). Now, Daniel-san is heading for the stage. Screenwriter Robert Mark Kamen, who penned …

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Donna Vivino to Play Grizabella in Cats National Tour; Additional New Casting Announced by Ryan McPhee

The Wicked and Les Misérables veteran is among those joining the cast in the new year.

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God of Carnage review at Theatre Royal, Bath – ‘a caustic commentary on the modern family’ by Jeremy Brien

Yasmina Reza’s acerbic comedy of ill manners God of Carnage, translated from the French by Christopher Hampton, was a highlight of the

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Terry Jones Of ‘Monty Python’ Dead At 77 by Artsjournal1

“After huge success with Python in the 1970s and early ’80s, including [directing and acting in] the feature films Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian and The Meaning of Life,…

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Phylicia Rashad to Direct ‘Blue’ at the Apollo Theater by Gabe Cohn

A revival of the Charles Randolph-Wright play, with Leslie Uggams, had been slated to open on Broadway.

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Enrollment In Art History Programs Down 28 Percent In UK by Artsjournal

The number of UK domicile first year students (first degree) selecting historical and philosophical subjects fell by 5% between 2017-18 and 2018-19, contributing to a 17.5% decline in popula…

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How ‘West Side Story’ Was Reborn by Sasha Weiss

Inside the wildly ambitious effort to reimagine the classic musical for 2020.

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‘Tea & manners link throughout’: THE GIFT – Belgrade Theatre & touring ★★★★ by Guest Bloggers

This complex play covers a vast but nourishing soup of issues that impact relationships between cultures, races and people in the modern world.

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Cornelius Smith Jr. Will Star in World Premiere of American Prophet Musical at Arena Stage by Andrew Gans

The musical by Charles Randolph-Wright and Marcus Hummon chronicles the life of human rights leader Frederick Douglass.

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Colm Wilkinson launches Irish musical theatre training company by Georgia Snow

Musical theatre star Colm Wilkinson has launched a major new musical theatre training initiative in Ireland, which is being backed by performers

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Redevelopment of fire-damaged Derby Assembly Rooms halted as estimated costs soar by Giverny Masso

The redevelopment of the fire-damaged Derby Assembly Rooms is set to be halted after estimated costs for the project increased by £6

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Andrew Lloyd Webber: Diversity should be among key criteria for awarding drama school grants by Giverny Masso

Andrew Lloyd Webber has called for diversity to be placed alongside talent as part of the “key criteria” when awarding grants to

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Ren Dara Santiago’s The Siblings Play Finds Its Off-Broadway Cast by Olivia Clement

Mateo Ferro, Dalia Davi, Cindy De La Cruz, Andy Lucien, and Ed Ventura will star in the Jenna Worsham-helmed premiere.

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Read the Reviews for Los Angeles Bow of What the Constitution Means to Me by Ryan McPhee

Maria Dizzia leads the tour of Pulitzer finalist and Tony nominee Heidi Schreck's political and personal play.

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Alexandra Billings Reflects on Making History as the First Transgender Actress to Take on Madame Morrible in WICKED

Alexandra Billings became the first transgender actress to step into the role of Madame Morrible in Wicked, making her official debut on January 20th!

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Phylicia Rashad’s ‘Blue’ Revival To Play The Apollo; Leslie Uggams, Lynn Whitfield Head Cast by Greg Evans

The previously announced revival of Charles Randolph-Wright’s play Blue, directed by Phylicia Rashad, will play a 16-week engagement at Harlam’s legendary Apollo Theater, with Tony winne…

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6 Theatre Workers You Should Know by American Theatre Editors

From a scenic artist in California to a casting director in Washington, D.C., here are some theatre workers to have on your radar.

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Dreams Come True! Andy Karl, Orfeh & More Round Out Cast of 50th Anniversary Joseph Concert at Lincoln Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is here for Manhattan Concert Productions' upcoming one-night presentation of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Michael Arden is at the helm of the previously annou…

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BLUE, Directed by Phylicia Rashad Starring Leslie Uggams Will Play the Apollo Theater; John Legend to Produce

Producers Brian Moreland, Ron Simons, Mike Jackson, John Legend and Eric Falkenstein announced today that Blue, the play by Charles Randolph-Wright with music by Nona Hendryx and lyrics by C…

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Broadway Backwards to Return March 16, 2020 by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The annual benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, “Broadway Backwards” is returning for a one-night-only performance. Benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the Lesb…

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The Art Market — Lowry hits the heights at Christie’s

Little-known work fetches £2.2m; Tefaf boss quits; Berlin Wall on sale at Brafa

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‘Given a new lease of life’: TEN TIMES TABLE – Touring by John Chapman

A review of Ten Times Table by Alan Ayckbourn currently at Richmond Theatre . Still has resonance.

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Want a job in the theater? Join our TheaterMakers Studio Production Team Database!

The theater is a collaborative art form.  Even one-person shows can’t be done on their own.  (At the very least, you need at least one person in your audience!) The cool thing about meet…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Happy Valentine’s Day New York! by Sue Matsuki

VALENTINE’S DAY IN NEW YORK CITY Friday, February 14, 2020 Listed in Alpha Order by Club Name *** The Beach Café @ 9:30 Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano in A Very Special Valentine’s …

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Case Of Ousted Recording Academy CEO Gets Uglier As Each Sides’ Explosive Allegations Mount by Artsjournal1

Last week, Deborah Dugan was placed on “administrative leave” following what the Academy’s board called “serious concerns” about her mistreatment of staff. Dugan responded by filin…

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Restaurant Noise Is Good! Says The New York Times’ Restaurant Critic by Artsjournal1

Pete Wells: “Restaurants are loud because we’re loud. With a few exceptions, when we complain about the noise, we’re complaining about ourselves. … Far from being an accidental side …

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Why, Exactly, Is The Paris Opera Ballet On Strike? Here’s An Explainer by Artsjournal1

The company’s labor action is yet another part of the series of national protests against President Macron’s planned pension reforms. The twist is that, as we know, ballet is not like ot…

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Leslie Uggams and Lynn Whitfield to Star in Phylicia Rashad-Helmed Blue at Apollo Theater by Olivia Clement

Previously Broadway-bound, the Charles Randolph-Wright play with music by Nona Hendryx, will now play at the Harlem theatre.

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Watch Laura Linney in Two Short Scenes From Her Hit Broadway Solo Play My Name Is Lucy Barton

Get a glimpse of Laura Linney in the new one-person play My Name Is Lucy Barton.

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"Maybe Try Saying It Different or Something," Suggests Innovative, Daring Director by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. TUCSON, AZ - University of Arizona theatre director Alan Curtell made waves this week after suggesting the actors in his production of The Iceman Cometh should …

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"Maybe Try Saying It Different or Something," Suggests Innovative, Daring Director by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. TUCSON, AZ - University of Arizona theatre director Alan Curtell made waves this week after suggesting the actors in his product...

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Theater for the New City to Honor Hair Co-Creator James Rado by Dan Meyer

The 17th annual Love ‘n Courage benefit will raise funds for the company’s Emerging Playwrights program.

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Love Story 10th Anniversary Concert to be staged at Cadogan Hall by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The 10th Anniversary concert of Love Story the musical is to be staged at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 17 May with Michael D. Xavier, Emma Williams and Peter Polycarpou. This post …

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ENCORE: 2/15 & 2/27 Regina Zona @ LBT by Sue Matsuki

Photo Credit: Susan Stripling REGINA ZONA in Becoming…the Queen: When One Coronation is a Lifetime is Not Enough ENCORE! Saturday, February 15th @ 7:30 Thursday, February 27th @ 7:30    …

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Courtroom musical drama The Jury gets London premiere at Upstairs at the Gatehouse

Tense new courtroom musical drama THE JURY gets its London premiere next month in a limited season at Highgate's Upstairs at the Gatehouse. It runs from 4 to 16 February 2020, with a press n…

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Baby Reindeer returns to London to play at the Ambassadors Theatre

After receiving overwhelming critical acclaim at last year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe and following a sell-out run at London's Bush Theatre last Autumn, Richard Gadd's spectacular Baby R…

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Michael Garin & Mardie Millit @ Birdland by Sheree Sano

Michael Garin & Mardie Millit “Michael & Mardie…And Other Delights” MICHAEL GARIN & MARDIE MILLIT will make their Birdland Theater debut on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 7pm.…

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EMOJILAND Extends Through March 19

The off-Broadway musical Emojiland has announced that it is extending through March 19! The new musical is playing at The Duke on 42nd Street in New 42nd Street Studios (229 West 42nd Street…

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Danny Burstein Returns to MOULIN ROUGE After Injury

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Danny Burstein has officially returned to the cast of Moulin Rouge! after a six-week medical leave of absence to repair a torn meniscus. Burstein plays…

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Rave Theater Festival Sets Return for Second Year by Dan Meyer

Producer Ken Davenport will again head the theatrical showcase.

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Andy Karl, Orfeh, More Complete Cast of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Concert Starring Noah Galvin by Andrew Gans

Michael Arden will direct the presentation, also starring Eden Espinosa, Alex Newell, and Jessica Vosk, at David Geffen Hall.

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Baby Reindeer to Play London's West End Before New York Transfer by Ryan McPhee

Richard Gadd's solo show previously played the Edinburgh Fringe and the Bush Theatre.

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A mismatched couple are thrown together in Queen & Slim

American attitudes to race are at the heart of a troubling fugitive story starring Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith

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Wind turbines, melancholy and goat-kissing in The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

Adam Driver and Jonathan Pryce star in Terry Gilliam’s radical spin on Cervantes, 25 years in the making

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Breaking: Andy Karl, Orfeh, Gavin Lee, Brooks Ashmanskas, and More Join MCP's JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

The complete cast has been announced for Manhattan Concert Productions' 50th Anniversary Celebration of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center on F…

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Diary: Nottingham Playhouse goes nuts on health and safety by Tabard

There are certain risks associated with going to the theatre. These might include sore knees from the lack of leg space or

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Amazon Music subscriber numbers close in on Apple

Ecommerce giant’s streaming service has 55m users in an increasingly crowded market

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Review: Laura Linney in ‘My Name is Lucy Barton’ by Matthew Wexler

Laura Linney stars in a solo play about a woman's reconciliation with her mother during an extended hospital stay. Directed by Richard Eyre. The post Review: Laura Linney in ‘My Name is L…

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Splendid revival at Roundabout of Fuller's Pulitzer Prize winner "A Soldier's Play" by Simon Saltzman

First Broadway production of Charles Fuller's 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about the murder in the barracks of an African-American soldier

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Tina ***** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg  January 23, 2019: “That voice that come tumbling out that mouth of yourn is like fire and heaven all at once,” a rotund, mystical, native American-looking woman (…

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Judith Light to Be Honored at the GLAAD Media Awards in NYC by Dan Meyer

The three-time Tony recipient has long been a supporter of the LGBTQ+ community.

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Anne-Sophie Mutter Joins San Francisco Symphony as Artist-in-Residence by San Francisco Symphony Staff

The violinist will perform three programs celebrating the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth.

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The Welkin Opens January 22 at the National Theatre in London by Dan Meyer

Lucy Kirkwood’s crime drama stars Maxine Peake and Ria Zmitrowicz.

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday January 22, 2020 by Susan Grace

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BWW TV: Watch Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel Perform Ahead of The West End WAITRESS!

There's two new very exciting faces joining the diner from 27 January! Sara Bareilles, who wrote the music and lyrics for WAITRESS, will be making her West End debut by stepping into Jenn…

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Annual Broadway Backwards Concert Sets March Date at the New Amsterdam Theatre by Andrew Gans

The evening benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City.

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VIDEO: Willemijn Verkaik Sings 'She Used To Be Mine' Ahead Of WAITRESS Netherlands Premiere

BroadwayWorld previously reported Willemijn Verkaik will star in the role of Jenna for the upcoming international tour of the Netherlands which will visit the country's largest theatres f…

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Mandy Gonzalez Reveals She is Fighting Breast Cancer

Mandy Gonzalez has revealed that she is fighting breast cancer, according to an exclusive interview with People.

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How to get Olivier Awards tickets by Kitty Underwood

Did you know you can experience the Olivier Awards live in the flesh on the night? Find out how to get Olivier Awards tickets here! The post How to get Olivier Awards tickets appeared first …

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Feds Reject Ancient Rock Art Sites In Utah For National Register Of Historic Places by Artsjournal1

Reversing an earlier decision, the National Park Service has now denied an omnibus petition for 199 sites on public land near Moab, Utah to be listed in the National Register. The NPS agrees…

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Why There’s A Campaign To Boo Ballet Star Amar Ramasar In Broadway’s ‘West Side Story’ by Artsjournal1

The fired-then-reinstated New York City Ballet principal was a figure in the company’s recent #MeToo scandal (and accompanying lawsuit). While City Ballet’s dancers and the company of We…

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‘Indiana Jones Of Art World’ Locates Stolen 15th-Century Persian Manuscript Worth €1 Million by Artsjournal1

Arthur Brand has recovered one of the oldest surviving copies of the Divan of Hafez, one of the most important and beloved works in all of Persian literature. The volume was the only still-m…

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Scenes With Girls review at the Royal Court, London – ‘smart new play about contemporary womanhood’ by Ava Wong Davies

Miriam Battye’s London Royal Court debut is a springy, if wobbly, exploration of contemporary womanhood. In an effort to extricate themselves from

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Judith Light to be Honored With The Excellence In Media Award at the GLAAD Media Awards

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced that it will honor award-winning actress, producer, and activis…

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Meet the cast: Who’s who in the world premiere of Tom Stocks’ Netflix & Chill? by Featured Content

Who's who in the cast of new mental health comedy Netflix & Chill? What have you seen them in before? Check out full biographies - and sneak a peek what they've been up to behind the sce…

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BC/EFA's BROADWAY BACKWARDS Returns on March 16, 2020 At The New Amsterdam Theatre

Broadway's biggest stars and beloved legends will share LGBTQ twists on classic and modern favorites when Broadway Backwards returns on Monday, March 16.

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‘Natural talent’ – How The Stage reviewed Joe Longthorne 42 years ago by The Stage

November 16, 1978: In 1978, our then editor Peter Hepple wrote a review celebrating the emerging talent of entertainer Joe Longthorne, who

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‘Oakley was absolutely stunning’: WAITRESS – West End by The Family Stage

We were incredibly excited to learn that we would instead be seeing Desi Oakley, who had formerly played Jenna in the US tour, and had been flown over especially to cover the sickness spread…

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Twisp offers more than just snow sports. Check out these artsy, sustainability-minded attractions, too. by Megan Burbank

Twisp's reputation as a snow sports-centric town obscures its artsy vibe and green streak. It's a place art lovers and folks committed to sustainability should be sure to visit.

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Made With Soul in Atlanta by Porter Grubbs

By Porter Grubbs. Porter Grubbs discusses the importance of artistic spaces in Atlanta for the independent performing arts scene, focusing specifically on the Bakery and Mammal Gallery.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

LOGOS: Jagged Little Pill by JK

It prominently features an open palm. Open palms facing out symbolize honesty and openness. In this case, given that the content of Alanis Morissette's album is the basis of Jagged Little Pi…

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First Look: Be More Chill rehearsal shots

The West End cast of Broadway's Be More Chill are now in rehearsals. The musical is set to receive its highly anticipated UK premiere in just three weeks on 12 February 2020 at The Other Pal…

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Scenes With Girls review – boy banter satirises the Bechdel test by Kate Wyver

Royal Court, LondonMiriam Battye’s play has some astute insights, but the friendship at its centre doesn’t seem worth fighting for Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird taught us that love and atte…

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Raven review – roll up, roll up to the circus of modern parenting by Lyndsey Winship

Jacksons Lane, LondonIn this acrobatic theatre show, the Berlin circus trio Still Hungry juggle roles and wrestle with all the anxieties and expectations that come with child-rearing A disc…

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The Mulligatawney of Leslie Sarony by Trav S.D.

Tribute today to the delightful music hall performer Leslie Sarony (Leslie Legge Frye, 1897-1987), who kept audiences tickled for a remarkable SEVEN decades. Our subject was from an artistic…

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Drama schools need to reflect the diversity of the UK population – your views, January 23 by The Stage

Lyn Gardner hits the proverbial nail on the acting profession’s head. Sadly, all too often, the aspiring but under-represented performer or technician

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

MONTY PYTHON Actor and Director Terry Jones Has Died at 77

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Monty Python star Terry Jones has died, according to the BBC. The news was confirmed by his agent. No further details of his death have been released…

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Richard Gadd’s Baby Reindeer announces West End run by Giverny Masso

Richard Gadd’s Baby Reindeer has announced a run at the Ambassadors Theatre in the West End. The autobiographical show about Gadd’s experience

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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

Reviews are in for “A Soldier’s Play,” Hollywood Heavy Hitters to Produce Bernstein Biopic, Desi Oakley Saves the Day Again! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, …

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The Personal History of David Copperfield — Armando Iannucci adapts Dickens with dizzying good cheer

Dev Patel leads a vast ensemble cast that is the great strength of this adaptation

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Renee Zellweger, Michelle Williams and Sam Rockwell take home SAG awards for performances of Broadways biggest stars by Sean McLoughlin

Renee Zellweger, Michelle Williams and Sam Rockwell have all taken home SAG (Screen Actors Guild) awards for their performances on

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Spotlight on David Tennant

It’s commonplace for many big-name actors to stick to just one genre throughout their careers, and understandably so. Why take risks when you can place all bets on something you’re good …

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VAULT Festival: Former stripper Diane Herbert makes playwriting debut with Angels, based on her experiences by Featured Content

Aiming to challenge audiences' preconceptions about strippers, new play Angels, written by former table dancer and first-time playwright Diane Herbert, premieres at this year's VAULT Festiva…

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The Sunset Limited review at Boulevard Theatre, London – ‘great performances enliven Cormac McCarthy’s tedious play’ by Tim Bano

Although Cormac McCarthy is best known as a novelist, winning the Pulitzer for The Road in 2006, he has also written two

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Snapshot: Bing Crosby and Bob Hope sing “Mairzy Doats” by Terry Teachout

Newsreel footage of Bing Crosby and Bob Hope singing “Mairzy Doats,” a chart-topping 1943 novelty song, at an outdoor show for enlisted men stationed at the air base outside Santa Ana, C…

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‘Power to move & inspire’: THE CANARY & THE CROW – Arcola Theatre by Stephanie Ressort

The Canary and the Crow is full of humour and warmth and describes the challenging reality of being trained to be the “acceptable” face of Black Britain and how that impacts identify and…

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Rachel Bay Jones on Tackling a Mountain of a Role in The Kennedy Center’s Production of Next to Normal by Keith Loria

The Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner discusses playing lead Diana in the Washington, D.C., engagement of the Pulitzer-winning musical.

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Almanac: George Santayana on patriotism by Terry Teachout

“A man’s feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.” George Santayana, The Life of Reason

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

The Sunset Limited review – Cormac McCarthy two-hander is all talk by Arifa Akbar

Boulevard theatre, LondonGary Beadle and Jasper Britton are excellent in this static and plotless existential treatise, but still can’t transcend its dramatic limitations There is a flagra…

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Beware Arrogance by Artsjournal1

There exists in the hearts and minds of at least some in the nonprofit arts sector a sense that the work they present is superior to most or all popular culture — and that those who patron…

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Allan Bloom, Identity Politics, and “Closed Minds” by Artsjournal1

After many years, I recently re-opened The Closing of the American Mind and discovered that Allan Bloom was prophetic. In effect, he prophesied identity politics and political rectitude – …

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Arthur Miller's first play 'No Villain' will make U.S. debut in Lindenhurst

"No Villain," Arthur Miller's first play which he wrote as a student at the University of Michigan, will get its U.S. premiere at Manes Studio Theatre in Lindenhurst on Jan. 31.

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Tell Us In 10: Aimee Lou Wood by Hira Desai

In this week's Tell Us In 10, we have Aimee Lou Woods who is currently playing Sonya in the new adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya by Conor McPherson. The post Tell Us In 10: Aimee Lo…

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Chapel Playhouse fringe theatre to close by Georgia Snow

North London fringe theatre the Chapel Playhouse is to close next month after a year of operation. The 70-seat theatre, in the

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Lee Dixon: A Forgotten Legend by Trav S.D.

Brooklyn born performer Lee Dixon (1914-1953) performed in vaudeville and was only 18 when he danced in the chorus of the Vitaphone short A Modern Cinderella (1932) starring Ruth Etting. He …

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Online stage management courses launched to make training more accessible by Giverny Masso

A series of online stage management courses has been launched with the aim of making training more accessible. The programmes are being

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Equity’s minority ethnic members committee: ‘Equity damaged our credibility and removed our voice’ by Matthew Hemley

Equity’s minority ethnic members committee has accused the union of damaging its credibility and leaving it without a voice, after it admitted

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Westfield News ArtsBeat 1/21/20 by Mark G. Auerbach

Westfield News ArtsBeat: 1/21/20. A review of "Pike Street" at Hartford Stage.and arts news from WMass and No.CT.

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Alfred Enoch and Nadia Nadarajah to star in Globe’s new season by Ruth Comerford

Alfred Enoch and Nadia Nadarajah are set to star as part of the new 2020 summer season at  Shakespeare’s Globe. Enoch, who

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Miriam Battye: “I’ve always felt that we live in a world of fuckable and unfuckable people” by Halima Hassan

After developing it during the Royal Court Writer’s programme, Miriam Battye is ready to conquer the stage with her play, Scenes with Girls. She talks to Halima Hassan about her ‘process…

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The Stage Scholarships 2020: Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts by Paul Vale

As the application end date for The Stage Scholarships to Italia Conti draws near, Paul Vale speaks to the academy’s principal about

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Dear West End Producer: ‘What opportunities are there if I can dance but not sing?’ by @westendproducer

What opportunities out there for a Scottish billy Elliot lookalike that can dance but not sing 😂 — Jay Robertson (@JayRobe69536916) January

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Careers Clinic: What should I give as my playing age for castings? by John Byrne

In my university drama society, we performed a wide range of plays, in which I got to play a wide range of

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

FIRST LOOK: Eclipse Theatre premiere The Gift juxtaposes Victorian & modern Britain by Terri Paddock

Janice Okoh's new Black history play The Gift juxtaposes a story from Queen Victoria's 19th-century royal circle with the present day. Just opened at Belgrade Theatre, it now transfers to Lo…

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Ann Harada, Victoria Clark, and More Announced as 'Live At The Lortel' Podcast Guests For February 2020

The Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation has announced the guest lineup for February 2020 tapings of the popular a?oeLive at the Lortela?? podcast focused on Off-Broadway. Each taping lasts abo…

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie review at Apollo Theatre, London – ‘new lead brings fresh energy’ by Natasha Tripney

New year. New class. Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae’s uplifting musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie enters its third year in the

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Wake Up With BWW 1/22: A SOLDIER'S PLAY Reviews, and More!

Today's top stories: Read the reviews for A Soldier's Play, and more!

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Photo Coverage: Billy Porter, Magic Johnson, and More Walk Red Carpet at Opening Night of A SOLDIER'S PLAY

A Soldier's Play opened last night on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). Check out photos from the opening night red carpet!

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Les Misérables at Sondheim Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the newly opened production of Les Misérables.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of A SOLDIER'S PLAY Takes Their Opening Night Bows

A Soldier's Play opened last night on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). Check out photos of the cast taking their opening night bows!

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Remaking a West End landmark – how Cameron Mackintosh transformed the Queen’s into the Sondheim Theatre by Tim Bano

After a six-month closure, the home of Les Misérables is back with a new name and lavish decor. Owner Cameron Mackintosh tells

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NEWS: Hassan Abdulrazzak returns to Soho with The Special Relationship, a new play about transatlantic deportees by Featured Content

Multi-award-winning Iraqi-born playwright Hassan Abdulrazzak returns to London's Soho Theatre, where he had a breakthrough hit in 2007 with Baghdad Wedding, now returns with his timely new p…

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British musicals 'at risk without subsidies like other theatre' by Lanre Bakare and Catherine Shoard

Leading figures call for public money to be spent on original work and developing talent British musical theatre is at risk of being left behind by America unless there is investment in orig…

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How a dancer involved in a #MeToo scandal staged a Broadway comeback by Alexandra Villarreal

A dancer accused of sharing explicit images of another dancer is starring in this season’s splashy new take on West Side Story, leading to upset in the theater community In the Broadway re…

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Editor’s View: Theatre is a place for protest, but it also needs to be a forum for debate by Alistair Smith

Much like the young Rufus Norris after he fell off his decorator’s ladder and hit himself in a sensitive spot, theatre finds

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Call Answered: Catherine Ogden: "The Glass Menagerie" at The Phoenix Theatre PA by Adam Rothenberg

Catherine Ogden’s 20 year career in professional musical theater has included regional, touring and Broadway productions. In addition to performing Catherine is a teaching artist at West C…

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Madonna Cancels Another Show, This Time in Lisbon, With 45 Minutes Notice, Hopes to Return Tomorrow (“Fingers Crossed”) by Roger Friedman

Madonna is certainly suffering from her blown out knee. She cancelled another show, this time in Lisbon last night with 45 minutes

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Natasha Tripney: Are no-readmittance policies in theatre taking the piss? by Natasha Tripney

For many people, no matter how deep their love of theatre, the phrase “90 minutes, no interval” is still one of the

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Sam Steiner’s “You Stupid Darkness!” at the Southwark Playhouse: Unconvincing Post-Apocalyptic Office Fantasy by Aleks Sierz

Turn on the news. Go on. No? Okay, switch on the radio. Why not? Oh, I see, because the news is always bad. Yeah, I know what you mean. All those stories about how we’re doomed because of …

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Rep's 'Thanksgiving Play' pokes fun at political correctness by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Rep presents Larissa FastHorse's hilarious four-character play.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Atlantic Theater Company Launched Her Acting Career. Now She Returns as a Playwright - Eboni Booth talks about premiering her play 'Paris' at her long

Eboni Booth talks about premiering her play Paris at her longtime artistic home---Eboni Booth was a teenager when she made her professional acting debut in a stage adaptation of The Cider Ho…

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Atlantic Theater Launched Her Acting Career. Now She Returns as a Playwright - Eboni Booth talks about premiering her play 'Paris' at her longtime art

Eboni Booth talks about premiering her play Paris at her longtime artistic home---Eboni Booth was a teenager when she made her professional acting debut in a stage adaptation of The Cider Ho…

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