Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Artists from across Australia are forming a Government by Peter J Snee

What would happen if Australia’s next great artists, writers, choreographers, performance makers and musicians were placed front and centre of our

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Track Work @ ACA by Barry Gordin

ACA Galleries hosted a reception for Track Work: 100 Years of New York’s Subway, which showcases an array of artists. February 14, 2020:  ACA Galleries at 529 West 20th Street in the G…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

The Dumb Waiter by Arts Review

Famed theatre critic Irving Wardle once described the early work of Harold Pinter as “Comedies of menace” and to be sure, this production of The Dumb Waiter, produced by its two actors W…

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“Wasteful & Unnecessary” Spending: Trump Dumps Arts & Humanities, IMLS, Public Broadcasting (again) by Artsjournal1

Don’t be lulled into false complacency, art-lings, on the theory that Congress will again resist the President’s call to ax support for NEA, NEH, IMLS and CPB. Contact your Congressional…

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Pop Music, Now With Less Pep by Joe Patti

Via Arts and Letters Daily is a link to an Aeon piece that claims pop songs have gotten increasingly sadder and negative over the last 50 years.  They lay out their method of analyzing lyri…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

An exclusive One Night Only performance at the Clocktower by Peter J Snee

The Clocktower Centre celebrates its 20th anniversary with a special One Night Only performance from Australian stars Silvie Paladino, Michael

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Review Roundup: Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT Opens at Wyndham's Theatre

Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt opens tonight at the Wyndham's Theatre.

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Adelaide Festival Centre breezes into Autumn 2020 by Arts Review

A Broadway musical, world-class jazz concert and a children’s show by ARIA Award-winning rock band Regurgitator are among the highlights of Adelaide Festival Centre’s Autumn 2020 season.…

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David Phelps and Brian Justin Crum to Join Norm Lewis in CHILDREN OF EDEN in Chicago

Broadway star, Norm Lewis, will lead Children of Eden at the Arcada Theatre in Chicago along with David Phelps and Brian Justin Crum,

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Freedom Ride gives voice to an important chapter in American history by Deanna Isaacs

Chicago Opera Theater's exploration of the civil rights movement traces one fictional woman's journey. Dan Shore started working on his one-act opera, Freedom Ri…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Kennedy Caughell Talks About Channeling Carole King In “Beautiful” by Cary Ginell

Beautiful, the musical that chronicles the life of singer/songwriter Carole King, comes to the Conejo Valley for the first time in American Theatre Guild’s national tour. Many performers h…

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Executive Director's Note - Feb. 12: Emergency Funding for AB5

Since late in 2019, Theatre Bay Area and allied advocacy organizations have been working to educate both lawmakers and the field on the impacts of Assembly Bill 5 on the nonprofit arts secto…

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ALADDIN Sequel in the Works at Disney

Variety reports that the live-action 'Aladdin' reboot is getting a sequel at Disney.

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The Commons: Hell Is Other People by Elysa Gardner

★★ In Lily Akerman's new play, three's a crowd and four is insufferable The post The Commons: Hell Is Other People appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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By Bob Shuman The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP) brought its production of The Mikado to the Kaye Playhouse over the holiday season (12/27-1/5)—perhaps especially top…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Far Away, Donmar Warehouse review - one for the devotees by Aleks.sierz

Revival of Caryl Churchill's brief dystopic classic is vivid but unexceptional Caryl Churchill, Britain's best living playwright, is enjoying a spate of high-profile revivals of her classic …

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What Do We Want From History? by Artsjournal

What might I want history to do to me? I might want history to reduce my historical antagonist—and increase me. I might ask it to urgently remind me why I’m moving forward, away from his…

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The Media Industry Is Booming. So Why Is Creative Employment In Los Angeles Down by Artsjournal

L.A.’s creative economy directly employed 402,465 workers in 2018, down 0.1% from 2017, according to the annual Otis Report released Wednesday. – Los Angeles Times

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Leopoldstadt review – Stoppard's family portrait is an elegiac epic by Arifa Akbar

Wyndham’s theatre, LondonPatrick Marber directs Tom Stoppard’s sweeping story of a Jewish family in Vienna across six decades In 2003, Tom Stoppard was asked if he would ever write a …

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Wuthering Heights review – extreme lovers haunt a wild wasteland by Catherine Love

Royal Exchange, ManchesterAndrew Sheridan’s adaptation of Emily Brontë’s novel focuses on Cathy and Heathcliff’s morbid passions and has the feel of a ghost story There’s an inheren…

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HBO Plans an Immersive Live Theatre Event for THE THIRD DAY

Deadline reports that HBO and Sky will produce an immersive live event to coincide with the premiere of 'The Third Day.'

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Once The Musical post-show video and photos: Do you believe in destiny? by Terri Paddock

I first fell in love with Once after seeing the original 2007 independent Irish film. Then again when I the Tony Award-winning musical adaptation had its West End premiere in 2013. And now a…

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Jess Thom: Relaxed venues can radically improve theatre experiences by Jess Thom

Many theatres with inaccessible spaces exclude disabled people, says Jess Thom, who explains how relaxed performances make space for inclusivity and foster

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Review: In ‘Leopoldstadt,’ Tom Stoppard Reckons With His Jewish Roots by Ben Brantley

In what he says will probably be his last work, a master playwright finds urgent lessons for the present in the past of a Viennese family.

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Paula Kelly, Who Danced From Stage Onto the Screen, Dies at 77 by Katharine Q. Seelye

She was one of the first black women to make the transition, propelled by the musical “Sweet Charity.” She also broke ground playing a black lesbian on TV.

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Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love by Cogency

Fool For Love by Sam Shepard. Directed by Brenna Geffers. EgoPo Classic Theater. Through February 23, 2020, at the Latvian Society Theater, 531 N. 7th Street, Philadelphia. (267) 273-1414 or…

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Medea ** 1/2, The Confession of Lily Dare **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward February 12, 2020: Euripides’ Medea, the unforgettable story of a scorned woman whose thirst for revenge drives her to slaughter her own children, has reverberated t…

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Leopoldstadt review at Wyndham’s Theatre, London – ‘Tom Stoppard’s supremely moving new play’ by Tim Bano

Tom Stoppard has spent a career searching for the key to the human condition through metaphor: quantum mechanics, gymnastics, Latin love poetry,

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Rick Moranis Joins Josh Gad in HONEY, I SHRUNK THE KIDS Reboot

According to Deadline, original Honey, I Shrunk the Kids star Rick Moranis will join previously announced Josh Gad in an upcoming reboot of Walt Disney Pictures' 1989 movie.

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‘House Plant’ Review: A Bizarro Breakup and What Comes After by Laura Collins-Hughes

In Sarah Einspanier’s fever-dream play, one half of a couple heads to Hollywood. The other gets an odd, and oddly familiar, new roommate.

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Stephanie J. Block at the Carlyle is a Valentine's Week Delight

Stephanie J. Block at the Carlyle is a Valentine's Week Delight

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Theater Gone Wrong: The Time Marc Kudisch’s Hubris Bit Him in the You-Know-What

Kudisch will never underestimate Chitty Chitty Bang Bang again.

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Check Out Production Photos From Emil Varda's The Sickness Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

Ryan Cupello and Mia Vallet star in the production at Access Theater, which opens February 13.

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Go Inside the Off-Broadway Opening of WP Theater's Where We Stand by Nathan Skethway

The world premiere, performed by actor-playwright Donnetta Lavinia Grays, opened at WP Theater February 11.

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The Search for Roxie Finalist Khalifa White Books First Broadway Gig in Caroline, or Change by Andy Lefkowitz

Khalifa White, a recent finalist of's casting competition The Search for Roxie, is headed to Broadway after all. While the standout performer didn't make the final cut to app…

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Kyle Soller on The Inheritance: 'This Play Has Broken Open My Heart' by

Oliver Award winner Kyler Soller on playing Eric Glass in the Matthew Lopez's Broadway hit The Inheritance.

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Photo Flash: John C. Reilly, Simon Helberg and More Attend Opening Night of THE FATHER Starring Alfred Molina

Pasadena Playhouse, The State Theater of California, presents The Father, written by Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Jessica Kubzansky, now through March 1,…

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A Look Inside Rehearsals for Coal Country at The Public Theater by Marc J. Franklin

The world premiere by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen will begin performances Off-Broadway February 18.

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Here’s to Washington’s Victor Shargai: A fan, a catalyst, a mensch of the theater by Peter Marks

The region’s theaters will dedicate their performances to the late theater advocate on Valentine’s Day.

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Could “Parasite’s” Oscar Win Change The Way Movies Are Distributed Internationally? by Artsjournal

International filmmakers and distributors are now eying Bong Joon Ho’s triumphs with hope and hunger: hope that Parasite‘s success will open the door to global cinema, giving other non-E…

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How Ballerina Costumes Influenced 20th Century Fashion by Artsjournal

“Ballet costumes influenced fashion, and fashion influenced ballet costumes. This interplay, I think, was very, very rich during the mid-century.”  – The Daily Beast

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How Instagram Is Changing Theatre by Artsjournal

“Instagram is absolutely shaping the theatre industry,” says Jay Armstrong Johnson, who recently played Raoul in Phantom of the Opera on Broadway. Johnson notes that Instagram has become…

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Check Out Production Photos of Blues for an Alabama Sky Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Keen Company production, directed by LA Williams, will open at Theatre Row February 18.

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Ainsley Melham returns to ALADDIN on Broadway by Gabi Bergman

Australia’s Ainsley Melham is returning to Broadway for yet another season of Aladdin! Having originated the title character in the

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We found love in a Matches place

Two love stories that started on the pages of the Reader After years of reading the women-seeking-women Reader Matches ads and never seeing any I felt called to …

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Emma has its charming moments, but little staying power by Kerry Reid

This musical take on Austen's oft-adapted tale skims the surface. With Autumn de Wilde's new film version of Jane Austen's Emma being released next week (the sev…

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Audible Adds Faith Salie’s Approval Junkie to March Lineup at Off-Broadway's Minetta Lane by Olivia Clement

The solo play from the comedian and journalist will play a limited run this spring.

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Photo Flash: First Look at Harriet Harris and the Company of Joe DiPietro's CONSCIENCE at George Street Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Rehearsals are underway for two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro's newest play CONSCIENCE at George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. CONSCIENCE will star…

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Charles Busch’s Lily Dare Camps It Up From Convent to Cabaret and Beyond by Sandi Durell

  By Marilyn Lester   Fans of Charles Busch and his devotion to the campy will not be disappointed in his latest outing, The Confession of Lily Dare, another paean to the drama queens of t…

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See Alexandra Socha and Douglas Sills Sing Out Mack and Mabel Ahead of Its New York City Center Run by

Go inside the rehearsal room and watch Alexandra Socha and Douglas Sills sing "I Won't Send Roses" from Mack and Mabel.

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Wicked's Talia Suskauer on How She Built Up the Stamina to Play Elphaba Every Night on Tour by Ryan Gilbert

After making her Broadway debut in Joe Tracz and Joe Iconis' Audience Choice Award-winning musical Be More Chill, Talia Suskauer is now starring as Elphaba in the long-running North American…

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Lincoln Center Theater's Intimate Apparel Opera Adds Dianne McIntyre as Choreographer by Andy Lefkowitz

Emmy nominee Dianne McIntyre has taken over as choreographer on the upcoming opera adaptation of Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel. McIntyre replaces the previously announced Tony nominee C…

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How Darling Grenadine's Adam Kantor Got So Good at Playing Heartthrobs by Michael Appler

Adam Kantor just might be Broadway’s go-to typecast for the dreamy hopeless romantic. In Next to Normal, he played Henry, the loner love interest who dotes over Natalie. In Fiddler on the…

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Rock Out! Take a First Look at the New Off-Broadway Show Cambodian Rock Band by Michael Appler

Lauren Yee's exploration of memory and music under the Khmer Rouge, Cambodian Rock Band, opens on February 24 at The Signature Center. Starring Courtney Reed, Francis Jue and Joe Ngo with …

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Netflix's 13 Movie Musical Adaptation Is Holding an Open Casting Call for Teens by Michael Appler

The producers of the upcoming movie adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's musical 13 announced on February 12 that they are holding an open casting call for the film, requesting general vid…

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Breaking Glass: How Kyle Soller Found His Way Into the Role of a Lifetime by Paul Wontorek

Kyle Soller's callback for The Inheritance was one for the books. He walked into a London audition room in late 2017 with a great desire to play Eric Glass, the lead role of the new play.…

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Westminster Dog Show by Barry Gordin

Siba, a standard poodle, wins best in show at the 144th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. February 12, 2020: On Tuesday evening the super bowl of dog shows took place at Madison Square G…

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New York Philharmonic's 2020–2021 Season to Feature U.S. Premiere of György Kurtág's Endgame Opera, Directed by Claire van Kampen by Ryan McPhee

The organization has unveiled its new lineup, which also includes the continuation of its female composer-driven Project 19.

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by Artsjournal

Will an AI system ever deliver a translation of a literary text, say, that is not only accurate but also sensitive to meaning, unless it has a genuine understanding of what the story is abou…

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Carlos Acosta’s Big Plans For Birmingham Ballet by Artsjournal

The new artistic director says: “I want the level of the dancers to be raised dramatically, and the repertoire I’m bringing is crucial. I want a company that is strong, that is not predi…

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Why Anonymous Is A Bestselling Author, And Why That’s A Problem by Artsjournal1

“For readers, the anonymous author holds a simple and compelling promise. Here is someone who – by concealing their identity – can reveal the complete and shocking truth. … [Yet] thi…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

A ‘Giselle’ that whirls with unusual lyricism by Sarah L. Kaufman

At the Kennedy Center, Hee Seo shines in American Ballet Theatre’s production.

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Take a Look at Christopher Chen's The Headlands Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The LCT3 production, directed by Knud Adams, opens Feburary 24 at the Claire Tow Theatre.

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Chasing the River by Mark Dundas Wood

The subject matter of "Chasing the River" is, of course, viable, but the play is not as nuanced and insightful as one would hope—nor is it particularly gripping. Sometimes the action feels…

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The Town Hall, BAM, Broadway Bound Kids, University of California, and More are Hiring by Dan Meyer

Playbill offers an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry, serving as the online source for careers in theatre.

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Couples In Theatre 2020: These Creative Duos Keep It Collaborative

by Nicole Gluckstern Ah, love! For those of us in the arts, our love might contain ?multitudes,? encompassing a wide variety of creative partnerships. Here?s a snapshot of just four of the …

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Tom Stoppard and Tanya Barfield Receive 2020 PEN America Awards by Ruthie Fierberg

The two playwrights will be honored at the March 2 ceremony, hosted by Seth Meyers.

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The Business of Show Biz: Still Alive

by Velina Brown Q: I was in a show awhile ago in which there was some over-the-stage-rigging, that probably weighed about 200 pounds, which crashed down onto the stage during one of our per…

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Original Diego & Drew Come Out 2nd Time at the Broward Center by Bill Hirschman

In 2016, the interactive gay wedding theatrical experience Diego & Drew Say I Do had a successful run at the Broward Center. Now it's back for a second go 'round. It has grown up just a …

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Five Burning Questions with Happy Birthday Doug Creator & Star Drew Droege

Drew Droege discusses creating his new comedy Happy Birthday Doug, writing for RuPaul on AJ and the Queen, and playing Rose in Golden Girlz Live.

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Medea *** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons February 12, 2020: In Medea, a tragedy written by Euripides in the 5th century B.C.E., the eponymous princess from Colchis marries Jason, a Greek, who leaves her fo…

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Bookfilter’s February 2020 Pick of the Month by Michael Giltz For Broadway Direct

Every month, BookFilter picks the best new theater book, exclusively for Broadway Direct readers. Dancing Man By Bob Avian With Tom Santopietro $28, University Press of Mississippi Out now H…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Monumental Theatre Company Presents Regional Premiere of ‘Head Over Heels’ by News Desk

Head Over Heels, a jukebox musical comedy featuring music by The Go-Go’s, will launch its first D.C. metro area production opening Monumental Theater Company’s 2020 season. With a book b…

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Nilo Cruz discusses his new play ‘Exquisite Agony,’ now playing at GALA Hispanic Theatre by Nicole Hertvik

In a particularly poignant scene in Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz’s Exquisite Agony, a heart transplant recipient named Amer has an intimate conversation with Romy, the pregn…

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Adrienne Warren and Katori Hall Will Discuss Tina: The Tina Turner Musical at 92Y by Dan Meyer

The star and playwright will discuss the show’s inspiration and journey to the stage.

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Trump Administration Abruptly Closes National Archives In Seattle, Infuriating Researchers, Tribal Leaders by Artsjournal

For the 272 federally recognized tribes in Alaska, Washington, Oregon and Idaho, the facility contains important treaty and historical documents. The tribes had never been consulted about th…

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Facing Storm Of Criticism And Boycott Threats, France’s Motion Picture Academy Promises Reform by Artsjournal1

“The César Academy has been under fire since announcing the 12 nominations for Roman Polanski’s An Officer and a Spy, as well reportedly shutting out feminist personalities such as the …

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When Karl Ove Knausgaard Met Anselm Kiefer by Artsjournal

“Aha, a Viking!” he shouted and gave a chuckle. I said it was an honor to meet him. He waved it off and said something to Forelli in German, turned to me and, speaking English, said that…

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The Problems With Re-Enactments Of Slavery And The Underground Railroad by Artsjournal1

Over three decades, “millions [of Americans] have undergone an experience that can range from a board game to an immersive nightlong ordeal, complete with horseback-riding paddy rollers an…

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New Study Contests When Easter Island Collapse Happened by Artsjournal

The research, which appears in the Journal of Archaeological Science, contests the accepted timeline that the Easter Island society was already in decline by the year 1600 and its massive st…

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What’s An ASL Interpreter’s Most Difficult Job? Stand-Up Comedy by Artsjournal1

Obviously, the challenges of rendering timing, tone of voice, and wordplay into a silent medium are daunting. Worse (since comedians aren’t exactly known for respecting boundaries) is when…

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How Dorothea Lange Changed America by Artsjournal1

“[Her work] did nothing less than heighten the stakes of what we expect from a photograph, expectations that persist. … She was an artist under the guise of a journalist and an activist …

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Tom Stoppard, Tanya Barfield and More Among the Winners of 2020 PEN America Literary Awards

Today PEN America announced the major career achievement honors to be presented at the 2020 PEN America Literary Awards.

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Punchdrunk and Sky to blend TV series with immersive theatre for new project by Georgia Snow

Punchdrunk and Sky are set to collaborate on a new series spanning TV and immersive theatre. It marks the theatre company’s first

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Joe DiPietro's Newest Play CONSCIENCE Will Begin Performances in March at George Street Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro's newest play CONSCIENCE is set to begin performances March 3rd at George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. CONSCIENC…

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THE INHERITANCE Has Announced New Weekly LOBBY SERIES Audience Discussions

The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez has announced a new community engagement initiative: the 'Lobby Series.' For four consecutive weeks, beginning February 15, audience members with a ticket to…

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Get To Know MEAN GIRLS' Newest Cast Members!

This news is so fetch! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, North Shore High is getting a new batch of students in the coming weeks, with Sabrina Carpenter, Chad Burris, Olivia Kaufmann, an…

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Local V-Day readings of ‘The Vagina Monologues’ continue through February by Christopher Arnott

Numerous readings of "The Vagina Monologues" are being held around the state to benefit organizations that confront violence against women. It's an annual awareness campaign spurred by V-Day.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Dot-Marie Jones, Brynn Williams, More Set for Weird! The Musical at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Dan Meyer

The concert presentation will feature songs by Shawn Forster and Dani Ryan.

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A Look at Lauren Yee’s Cambodian Rock Band Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The New York premiere of Yee’s intimate rock epic, directed by directed by Chay Yew, will open at the Signature Theatre February 24.

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Todd Duncan: Pathbreaking Opera Singer by Trav S.D.

How convenient for us that the birthday of African American singer and actor Todd Duncan (1903-1998) falls in the middle of Black History Month (and on Lincoln’s birthday, no less). Duncan…

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Cynthia Erivo to Reprise Podcast Performance in Movie Adaptation of Carrier by Olivia Clement

The hit sci-fi-thriller podcast makes the leap to the screen, with Erivo attached as producer.

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Riddle of the Trilobites: An Earnest New Musical Packs Multiple Messages by Michael Sommers

★★★ Prehistoric characters deal with global warming and learn that change is their friend The post Riddle of the Trilobites: An Earnest New Musical Packs Multiple Messages appeared fir…

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The Whip review – political drama exposes cost of abolishing slavery by Arifa Akbar

Swan theatre, Stratford-upon-AvonJuliet Gilkes Romero’s play about the battle to end slave-owning in the British empire grows in intrigue and tension The Whip takes a moment in British his…

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Watch Bonnie Milligan Sing 'If Shakespeare Had a Sister' as Virginia Woolf by Dan Meyer

The number by Carmel Dean appears in the composer's Well-Behaved Women song cycle.

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Josh Gad and Rick Moranis to Lead New Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Film

The film franchise will get another sequel from Disney.

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VIDEO: Go Backstage At Of COME FROM AWAY In The First BroadwayWorld Behind-the-Scenes Vlog

In our first behind the scenes vlog showcasing careers on Broadway, Allie Dillard is taking us backstage at COME FROM AWAY to give us a week in the life of a Broadway dresser! In week one, …

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Gown girl by Kaylen Ralph

How do you cut the cord when you’re surrounded by couples tying the knot? It reached almost 100 degrees in Minnesota on the day that Erica and Adam got marrie…

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Initial Casting Set for West End Transfer of The Watsons, New Play Adapted from Jane Austen's Unfinished Novel by Andy Lefkowitz

The first slate of casting is here for the upcoming West End production of Laura Wade's new drama The Watsons. Samuel West will direct the previously announced transfer from the Chichester F…

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Patti Murin is Ready to Pass the Frozen Torch to the Next Anna by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

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Adam Kantor stops by to chat about Darling Grenadine and more with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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Olivier Nominee Beverley Knight & The Ferryman's Fra Fee Added to Star-Packed Cinderella Film by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage stars Beverley Knight and Fra Fee have joined the company of the highly anticipated Cinderella movie musical remake. The previously announced film will arrive in cinemas on February 5…

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Celebrating Black History Month: Camille A. Brown Honors Three Monumental Black Female Choreographers by Michael Appler

In honor of Black History Month, asked actors, directors and playwrights to tell us about black theater-makers who inspired them. Stars jumped at the chance to honor those who…

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Romeo & Bernadette Musical, Starring Judy McLane & More, Will Transfer to Off-Broadway's Theatre Row by Andy Lefkowitz

This new musical spoof is sticking around off-Broadway. Amas Musical Theatre's recent premiere staging of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn will move to Theatre…

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Jump on the Wells Fargo Wagon! Broadway's Music Man Is Holding an Open Casting Call for Winthrop Paroo by Michael Appler

The highly anticipated Broadway revival of The Music Man has announced an open casting call for the role of Winthrop Paroo, leading lady Marian's shy younger brother whose excitement in jo…

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What life is like on tour by Once The Musical’s Emma Lucia by Olivia Mitchell

‘Once isn’t hugely romanticised and I think that’s what people love about it’: What life is like on tour by Once The Musical’s Emma Lucia.

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Beyond the heartbreak hotel by Salem Collo-Julin

Four places where relationships sunk Let’s face it, only a few of us have relationships that call for a complete stranger installing a plaque at the site wher…

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Kinky Boots The Musical cinema release struts to £1.2 million at the box office

Everybody obviously did say ‘yeah’ when invited along to More2Screen’s cinema release of Kinky Boots The Musical because the screenings have so far brought in £1.2 million at the box …

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

Lucy Briers and Hammed Animashaun win at Clarence Derwent Awards by Matthew Hemley

Lucy Briers and Hammed Animashaun have been named winners of this year’s Clarence Derwent Awards. The awards, which have been presented since

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The Ferryman's Fra Fee and Olivier Nominee Beverley Knight Added to Cinderella Movie by Dan Meyer

The two stage alums are the latest in a recent string of casting for the film starring Camila Cabello, Idina Menzel, and Billy Porter.

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Emma links Austen to Instagram with a pristine new look

Tradition is styled for a modern palate in Autumn de Wilde’s adaptation starring Anya Taylor-Joy

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Blood Wedding review at Salisbury Playhouse – ‘elegiac tribute to unseen lives’ by Ben Kulvichit

Barney Norris, Wiltshire’s unofficial contemporary chronicler, swaps dry earth and baking heat for chalky hills and the A350 in his new adaptation

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Angel Olsen balances contrasting forces at the Hammersmith Apollo, London

The singer-songwriter’s show explored the tension between laughter and seriousness, quiet and loud

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Hamilton Alums and Gun & Powder Stars Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman on Mastering the Art of Playing Sisters by Ruthie Fierberg

After playing Eliza and Angelica Schuyler together in the national tour of Hamilton, the actors originate the roles of the real-life Clarke twins in a story where their sisterhood makes all …

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Alison Brie is rawly convincing as a troubled woman in Horse Girl

Quirk becomes crisis in this Netflix-backed story of mental breakdown

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Takashi Miike’s First Love is sweetly comic and occasionally bloody

The Japanese director’s film is a light romp, at least compared to his hair-raising past work

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Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh in on Modernized NORA: A DOLL'S HOUSE

Nora is the perfect wife and mother. She is dutiful, beautiful and everything is always in its right place. But when a secret from her past comes back to haunt her, her life rapidly unravels…

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‘Great Comet’ available for professional licensing by Caitlin Huston

“Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812” is now available for licensing to professional theaters, Concord Theatricals announced Wednesday. The musical, created by Dave Malloy and …

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Industry Roundup: New Hires at Signature Theatre, Juilliard, and More by Dan Meyer

See who has recently joined the team or been promoted at theatre institutions in New York and beyond.

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Crongton Knights review – teen quest pursued with bravado by Mark Fisher

Belgrade theatre, Coventry Friends venture into danger on a rival estate armed with sassy spirit and beatbox energy – if not a clear plan – in this lively adaptation of Alex Wheatle’s …

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'We're playing to the world': Galway's European capital of culture year kicks off by Helen Meany

Galway 2020 promises everything from Margaret Atwood to art with local asylum-seekers. Its organisers and artists talk about building bridges and creating a lasting legacy for Irish artists …

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Blood Wedding review – Barney Norris takes Lorca's tragedy to Wiltshire by Kate Wyver

Salisbury PlayhouseEmmet Byrne is superb in this relocated update of the Spanish classic but it lacks the fire of the original Barney Norris tames Lorca’s Spanish tragedy in this gentle ad…

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Drift, Starring Joe Pantoliano, Meets the Press

The new drama is directed by Bobby Moresco.

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Carla Gugino: 'Sexuality is a primal part of who we are but it's been misused' by Alexis Soloski

The star of Jett and Sin City is back on stage in Alice Birch’s raw Anatomy of a Suicide. She talks about the play’s emotional toll, how she unwinds and American puritanism Carla Gugino …

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NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 is Now Available for Professional Licensing at Concord Theatricals

Concord Theatricals has announced that Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 is now available for licensing to professional theatres via its Samuel French imprint. Created by three-…

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First Look: Opera Undone Tosca/La bohème production shots

Here is your first look at the Opera Undone double bill of Tosca & La bohème. Check out the new production photos of the opera that opened just last week at Trafalgar Studios 2 below.…

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Chapter Shoutout: Colorado by Christa Skiles

Thespians describe 55th annual conference as uplifting and inspiring The post Chapter Shoutout: Colorado appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Janet Jackson, Melanie Martinez, Deftones and David Cook: This week’s Connecticut concert announcements by John Adamian

Janet Jackson will play Foxwoods, Melanie Martinez heads to the Oakdale, Deftones will perform at Bridgeport’s Harbor Yard Amphitheater and more Connecticut concert announcements this week.

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Billy Porter, Patti LuPone, Chita Rivera, More Join 2020 Broadway Teachers Workshop Roster by Logan Culwell-Block

The summer program pairs theatre educators with Broadway professionals for three days of professional development and theatregoing.

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Stage Crew Member Mishears “Wear All Black” as “Wear Glitter Vest and Feather Boa” by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LANSING, Mi. - Derek Haddel, a local Lansing High School student working stage crew for their production of The Crucible, made w...

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Stage Crew Member Mishears “Wear All Black” as “Wear Glitter Vest and Feather Boa” by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LANSING, Mi. - Derek Haddel, a local Lansing High School student working stage crew for their production of The Crucible, made waves this week after somehow mish…

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Be More Chill Takes Over London Beginning February 12 by Dan Meyer

The Joe Iconis musical makes its U.K. debut at The Other Palace.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 Now Available for Professional Licensing by Logan Culwell-Block

Concord Theatricals' Samuel French imprint has acquired the Dave Malloy-penned musical.

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Cynthia Erivo To Star in Film Adaptation of the Podcast CARRIER

Tony, Grammy and Emmy-winner Cynthia Erivo is set to star in the film adaptation of Carrier, the hit sci-fi-thriller podcast created by audio studio QCode and Dan Blank.  Erivo will …

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The Top Played Songs in Musical Theatre, According to Spotify Users by Ticketsource

Over 4,000 Spotify playlists have been analysed to reveal the most popular songs, shows and artists in musical theatre.

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Aaron Sorkin’s take on “To Kill a Mockingbird” will likely be DCPA’s hottest ticket of 2021 by John Wenzel, The Know

"Mockingbird" is the clear front-runner for Denver's hottest theater ticket of 2021, given its sold-out run in New York.

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NEWS: Golden Globe winner Brian Cox directs tale of love and religion Sinners – The English Professor at Playground Theatre by Featured Content

Brian Cox, star of acclaimed HBO drama Succession, steps behind the scene to direct the UK premiere of love story Sinners - The English Professor when it runs at the Playground Theatre later…

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"Darling Grenadine" a smart,well constructed new musical by Simon Saltzman

review of new musical at Roundabout's Black Box Theatre

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Lilli and Chuck Cooper, Major Attaway, More Join Benefit Performance of Arsenic & Old Lace by Olivia Clement

Keen Company will bring back Joseph Kesselring's comedy, which opened on Broadway in 1941, for one night only.

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Something I haven’t done in awhile.

For those of you new to the blog, one of the first things I did on Broadway that got some national (and even international) attention was my crowd-funded Godspell.  One of the reasons I ch…

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Lilli Cooper, Chuck Cooper, Major Attaway and More Join Keen Company's ARSENIC & OLD LACE Benefit Reading

Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced additional cast members for the Gala Benefit Reading of the beloved classic comedy Arsenic & Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring, directe…

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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland external review reveals ‘favouritism and bullying’ claims by Georgia Snow

An external review into the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s contemporary performance practice degree programme has revealed claims of “favouritism, bullying and misuse

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Kate Wasserberg: Terry Hands taught me how to love a production into being by Stuart Gidden

The Out of Joint artistic director recalls her work and friendship with the late Terry Hands, former artistic director of the Royal

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Bay Area Theatre Folk Are, Well, Ambivalent About Little Clapping Man In SF Chronicle’s Reviews by Artsjournal1

One local company head says that the “wild ovation” man can be very helpful, as can the step below, but anything lower stops single-ticket sales dead. The Chronicle‘s arts editor grant…

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‘Takes on Orton-esque proportions’: ON MCQUILLAN’S HILL – Finborough Theatre ★★★★ by Michael Davis

Responsibility to oneself and others permeates On McQuillan’s Hill, as does how isolation – real or imagined – affects one’s mental well-being.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

The Stage and Screen Team of Margarita Fischer (and Harry Pollard) by Trav S.D.

February 12 as the birthday of stage and screen actress Margarita Fischer (1886-1975), sometimes billed as Margarieta Fisher, Margarite Fisher, or Margurita Fisher. She was of Swiss descent;…

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Oakland’s MLK Oratorical fest celebrated at HBO premiere by Chuck Barney

Mayor Libby Schaaf, Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali honor the city's talented youth

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Mandy Gonzalez, Carrie Manolakos, & Alex Newell Preview Their “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” Ahead of The New York Pops’ Valentin

Go inside rehearsal for the upcoming New York Pops concert, I'm Every Woman, with Mandy Gonzalez, Carrie Manolakos, & Alex Newell.

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On The Road To Somewhere by Dusty Wright

On The Road To Somewhere Dusty Wright February 12, 2020 - 10:47 Topics Theater Review Tags Broadway mu…

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Harriet Harris and Lee Sellars To Star In CONSCIENCE at George Street Playhouse

Tony Award-winning actress Harriet Harris (Broadway's THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE and CINDERELLA, “Frasier,” “Desperate Housewives”) will star as real-world Senator Margaret Chase Smith…

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Broadway-Aimed Almost Famous Musical, Cambodian Rock Band, More Win at San Diego-Area Craig Noel Awards by Dan Meyer

The honors from the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle celebrated the best of regional theatre in 2019.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's Jamie Parker, Chris Colquhoun, More Join West End Transfer of The Doctor by Olivia Clement

Robert Icke's adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler’s Professor Bernhardi, previously seen at the Almedia, stars Juliet Stevenson.

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A Bucket List for Every Shakespeare Fan by Performerstuff

A Bucket List for Every Shakespeare Fan Written by Rose Helsinger February 5th, 2020 As fans of the Bard, there are only about four hundred years of things to do before taking your fi…

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Surprise: There’s Been A Rembrandt In Allentown, Pa. For 59 Years by Artsjournal1

The 1632 Portrait of a Young Woman was attributed to Rembrandt van Rijn when it was given to the Allentown Art Museum in 1961, but during the 1970s the attribution was changed to a student f…

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Bizarre Twist In Case Of Stolen Klimt Found In Museum Wall by Artsjournal1

The 1916-17 Portrait of a Lady, stolen from an art gallery in Italy in 1997, was discovered hidden in a wall of that very museum this past December. Now an entry in the diary of the gallery…

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Lauren Graham’s Week: Background Binges and Books, Books, Books

The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week.

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Lip-Syncing Her Abduction, Matter-of-Factly by Laura Collins-Hughes

Deirdre O’Connell has a peculiar challenge performing the recollections of Lucas Hnath's mother in his play “Dana H.” Give credit to earbuds and Epsom salts.

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After winning in New Hampshire, Bernie Sanders plans Denver visit on Sunday by Kirk Mitchell

Fresh from a win in the New Hampshire primary, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will appear in Denver Sunday evening for a campaign rally at the Colorado Convention Center.

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The Unsinkable Molly Brown Announces Two-Week Extension

Beth Malone leads the cast of this Meredith Willson revival, directed by Kathleen Marshall.

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Tom Scutt: Design is often underestimated by critics by Giverny Masso

Designer Tom Scutt has claimed theatre design is “underestimated” by critics, claiming intelligent reviews are needed to help those working in his

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See the Cast of The Inheritance, Grand Horizons’ Ben McKenzie, and More at Second Stage’s All-Star Bowling Fundraiser by Marc J. Franklin

Second Stage Theater’s 33rd annual All-Star Bowling Classic took place February 10.

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Diary: Her Madgesty decides the show must go on by Tabard

Just a hunch, but one suspects Andrew Lloyd Webber may be regretting handing over his beloved London Palladium to Madonna, who is

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Several The Watsons Alums Will Reprise Their Work in the West End by Ryan McPhee

The Laura Wade play heads to the Harold Pinter Theatre following runs at Chichester and London's Menier Chocolate Factory.

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What is a relaxed performance? by Kitty Underwood

Find out more about relaxed performances and read a first-hand account of Mousetrap Theatre's recent relaxed performance of School Of Rock. The post What is a relaxed performance? appeared f…

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Read the Reviews for London's Nora: A Doll’s House by Dan Meyer

Stef Smith’s adaptation of the Ibsen play runs at the Young Vic.

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Transport Group’s The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Starring Beth Malone, Extends Off-Broadway by Dan Meyer

Tony winner Kathleen Marshall directs and choreographs the newly reworked Meredith Willson musical now in previews.

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The Whip review at Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon – ‘rich, complex, troubling play’ by Naomi Obeng

Juliet Gilkes Romero’s troubling new play The Whip dramatises the 1833 Abolition of Slavery Act, and the £10 billion repayments the British

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Nora: A Doll’s House review at Young Vic, London – ‘poetic and ambitious reimagining of Ibsen’ by Natasha Tripney

In her fresh take on Ibsen’s 1879 play about a woman trapped in a stifling marriage, Stef Smith splits Nora’s story into

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Inside Rehearsal for Encores! Mack & Mabel Starring Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha by Marc J. Franklin

The presentation of the Jerry Herman musical will begin performances at New York City Center February 19.

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Sticky Door at the Vaults, London – ‘funny, moving and energetically performed solo show’ by Grace Wood

Katie Arnstein must be one of the hardest-working theatremakers at this year’s Vault Festival as she’s performing all three shows of her

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BWW TV: Watch Douglas Sills, Alexandra Socha & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores! MACK & MABEL

Kicking off the New York City Center Encores! season is Mack & Mabel, running for seven performances February 19-23. Led by Broadway's Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha in the title ro…

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Varna International Ballet Competition Postponed Indefinitely by Artsjournal1

The world’s oldest ballet competition, held every second year on an outdoor stage in the Bulgarian seaside resort town of Varna, simply hasn’t raised enough money to go ahead this summer…

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Oregon Symphony Music Director Carlos Kalmar To Step Down Next Season by Artsjournal1

The Uruguay-born conductor will be 63 when he departs in the summer of 2021 after 18 seasons. He raised the profile of the orchestra considerably during his tenure, most notably with a very …

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Baltimore Symphony Board Adopts Five-Year ‘Master Plan’ To Solve Its Financial Crisis by Artsjournal1

No details about money or the length of the season have been announced yet; the first will probably come out later this month, and the second will be addressed in this year’s contract nego…

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Killing Culture. After Oscars. Immigrants on Stage in All 5 Boroughs. #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

For the fourth year in a row, the Trump budget proposes shutting down the National Endowment for the Arts, along with many other cultural agencies — the National Endowment for the Humaniti…

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#MyBroadwayThing: Special Edition Playbills by JK

I haven't shared a #MyBroadwayThing in awhile, but after a recent purchase, I realized I had another one. That purchase was a copy of the Special Edition Playbill for Moulin Rouge! I was li…

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Whole and Connected: The Joffrey Ballet presents Justin Peck’s “The Times Are Racing” by Sharon Hoyer

Youth culture is at the heart of Peck’s ballet, which is danced in sneakers and streetwear to the second half of electronic musician Dan Deacon’s “America” album.

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Theatre in Black and White: Antoinette Nwandu & Graham Schmidt by American Theatre Editors

Married theatremakers talk about what took home from 'Fairview,' 'Slave Play,' and 'What to Send Up When It Goes Down.'

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Albion at Almeida Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the revival of Mike Bartlett’s play Albion at the Almeida Theatre.

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Is experimental theatre ‘a lot of silly nonsense’? 50 years ago in The Stage (February 12, 1970) by The Stage

The Stage has always endeavoured to cover the waterfront when it comes to the type of work being staged in theatres across

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A Canadian theatre legend is getting cosy with audiences at Toronto’s Coal Mine Theatre by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

After six decades, Martha Henry is one of Canada’s top theatre talents. Was it tough to get her to take on the lead role in ‘Marjorie Prime’? No, the director ‘just asked,’ Henry t…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Crongton Knights review at Belgrade Theatre, Coventry – ‘an energetic and engaging adaptation’ by Mert Dilek

“Tonight’s been a drama-overload,” observes one of the “magnificent six” in Crongton Knights. She is not exaggerating: Emteaz Hussain’s adaptation of Alex

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Netflix's 13 Film Adaptation is Accepting Video Audition Submissions

As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Neil Meron will produce a film adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's 2008 musical 13 for Netflix. Now, Meron has taken to Twitter to announce that the fil…

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Amateurs play a key role in industry and deserve more recognition – your views, February 13 by The Stage

In ‘140 years of The Stage’, Alistair Smith writes of “the relationship between the professional and amateur sectors: a connection that has

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#BreakupRituals by Reader Staff and Twitter Contributors

How do you mend a broken heart? Twitter has some answers. Break ups suck! Do you have a break up playlist, TV show, book or any other break up ritual you practi…

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Watch Sierra Boggess, Terrence Mann, Charlotte d'Amboise and More Share How Andrew Lloyd Webber's Work Has Impacted Them by Roberto Araujo

From their first show to their favorite song, the composer has left a mark in these actors' lives.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by James Marino

WTF! Audra, Bobby, Carla in STREETCAR, ALADDIN(s), New PORGY on Film coming, Chavkin to Direct Shrew’s Nest film, MEAN GIRLS finishes elongated replacement casting, BLUE at the Apollo cast…

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Collapsible, Bush Theatre review - a high-wire solo engagement by Tom Birchenough

Breffni Holahan’s bravura performance controls a monologue of mental malaise There’s such remarkable symbiosis between material and performance in Irish dramatist Margaret Perry’s Coll…

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The Whip — the abolition of British slavery told as House of Cards with whiskers

Juliet Gilkes Romero favours parliamentary procedural while slaves look on in silence at the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

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First Look: Leopoldstadt production shots

Here is your first look at the world premiere of Leopoldstadt which is now playing at the West End's Wyndham's Theatre. The show opened a couple of weeks back on 25 January and is booking …

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Almanac: James Lees-Milne on a fundamental problem of biography by Terry Teachout

“It is audacity to write about anyone from the past. One can never know what their jokes were, their sophisticated nuances. One will take seriously what they laughed at and laugh at what t…

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Snapshot: Bette Davis appears on What’s My Line? by Terry Teachout

Bette Davis appears as the mystery guest on What’s My Line? The panelists are Bennett Cerf, Arlene Francis, Dorothy Kilgallen, and Tony Randall and the host is John Daly. Davis’ segment…

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‘No lack of inventiveness in the evening’: PEOPLE SHOW 137 – Southwark Playhouse by Tom Bolton

The company in People Show 137 has an admirable ability to conjure moments that capture the audience’s attention and to deliver about turns that keep the audience intrigued.

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Prime Stage puts the spotlight on high school plays with Drama Awards by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Five school plays will be in competition for the inaugural event March 28 at the New Hazlett Theater.

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2020 Western Pennsylvania spring high school musicals by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

More than 100 schools in six counties will burst into song over the next four months, and the PG’s got the shows and dates right here.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Juliet Stevenson: Some Shakespeare plays should be “buried and forgotten” by Giverny Masso

Juliet Stevenson has argued that Shakespeare should be performed in modern dress and that some of his plays should be “buried and

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RADA under fire for failing to address student concerns as partnership with diversity initiative is severed by Matthew Hemley

RADA has been accused of failing to address student concerns around “race, class, disability and sexual harassment”, as it emerges the drama

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Open mic night for musical theatre performers launches free showreel service by Matthew Hemley

An open mic night is offering musical theatres performers the chance to have their performances filmed for free, in a bid to

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Review: Cowpuncher My Ass, The Southbank Centre by Anna Perry

Review: Cowpuncher My Ass, The Southbank Centre4.0starsHair, fabric and bass aplenty, choreographer Holly Blakey returns to the Southbank Centre for a refreshed commissioned version of 2018…

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REVIEW: Nora: A Doll’s House, Young Vic ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Nora: A Doll's House, a reworking of the classic play by Stef Smith now playing at the National Theatre This post REVIEW: Nora: A Doll’s House, Young…

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NEWS: David Tennant stars in Dominic Cooke’s revival of Nazi Germany-set GOOD, Tickets onsale by Press Releases

Former Royal Court Theatre artistic director Dominic Cooke and executive director Kate Horton are launching their production company Fictionhouse with a new West End revival of CP Taylo…

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THE PASSION OF CHRIST IN CONCERT World Premiere at Auditorium Theatre by Michael J. Roberts

Showbiz Chicago THE PASSION OF CHRIST IN CONCERT World Premiere at Auditorium Theatre CineConcerts, in partnership with Icon Productions, announces a unique and unparalleled concert event:…

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Congo Square Theatre Company To Stage Rarely Performed DAY OF ABSENCE by Showbiz Chicago Newsdesk

Showbiz Chicago Congo Square Theatre Company To Stage Rarely Performed DAY OF ABSENCE Congo Square Theatre Company, well known for its powerful portrayal of African American classics and [.…

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THE CHOIR OF MAN Returns to Broadway Playhouse April 14-19 by Michael J. Roberts

Showbiz Chicago THE CHOIR OF MAN Returns to Broadway Playhouse April 14-19 Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce that individual tickets for the worldwide smash THE CHOIR [...] THE …

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VOCA PEOPLE Melbourne by Sean McLoughlin

AussieTheatre has ONE double pass to giveaway for Voca People at the Arts Centre Melbourne, Hammer Hall on Sunday 3rd

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The Stage Scholarships: Get a degree with Fourth Monkey by Paul Vale

This year Fourth Monkey Actor Training Company has had its two-year training programme validated to degree level. Founder and artistic director Steven

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Dear West End Producer: ‘Has ‘the pre-show’ had its day?’ by @westendproducer

Has ‘the preshow’ finally had its day? Actor’s seem to hate them, the audience often look uncomfortable, does anyone other than the

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Careers Clinic: Is my showreel holding me back? by John Byrne

I have been acting regularly for three years, mainly in fringe plays and short films. I had two more high-profile jobs late

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Write Stuff: Dateline creator talks third in TV producer series, Jackson shares his ‘Gay Like Me’ memoir by Carole Goldberg

R.J. Julia hosts events with Deepak Chopra, Dateline NBC creator and thriller author Jeffrey L. Diamond and Richie Jackson, author of the debut memoir “Gay Like Me,” among other Connecti…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Tony Nominee Zachary Levi to Star in Movie Musical Undercover from Jagged's Diablo Cody by Andy Lefkowitz

Zachary Levi, leading man of Broadway musicals and screen comedies, has signed on to headline the new musical comedy film Undercover, according to Deadline. Oscar winner Diablo Cody, book wr…

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NEWS: Cold Feet actor Sally Rogers makes playwriting debut with The Still Room at Park Theatre by Featured Content

Actor-turned-playwright Sally Rogers' debut play The Still Room gets its world premiere in April at London's Park Theatre, with a cast that includes her former co-star in The Bill, Chris Sim…

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Review: MÁM, Sadler’s Wells by Olivia Lunn

Review: MÁM, Sadler’s Wells5.0stars‘MÁM’ is a primal scream that oscillates from sensitivity to invasiveness. Creator Michael Keegan-Dolan leaves us with impressions, rather than na…

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Due to demand Transport Group has announced a two-week extension for its production of The Unsinkable Molly Brown, which will now run through Sunday, April 5, at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Gran…

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The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff review at Northern Stage, Newcastle-upon-Tyne – ‘moving, rousing, triumphant’ by Tracey Sinclair

Artistic director Lorne Campbell’s final show at Northern Stage before he joins National Theatre Wales sees him returning to a theme that

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Wake Up With BWW 2/12: Sabrina Carpenter Joins MEAN GIRLS, SIX Announces Rush and Lottery, and More!

Today's top stories: Sabrina Carpenter will join Mean Girls, Six has announced 60 rush and lottery tickets for preview performances, and more!

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

The Socio-Economic-Ethnically Diverse Audience You Seek Is At The Library by Joe Patti

There was an article on the Arts Professional site urging care in the Arts Council of England’s initiative to increase investment in libraries over the next decade. The author of the piece…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)

‘Parasite’ Oscar win raises hopes of new era for Korean film

Industry optimistic Hollywood success will lead to bigger audiences and more funding

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On the Couch with Kim Ho by Arts Review

Who is Kim Ho? I’m a writer, performer and dramaturg based in Naarm. I love stories; I think they’re both useless and profoundly important. I’m constantly struggling with my identity a…

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Review: Death of England, The National Theatre by Suzannah Ball

Review: Death of England, The National Theatre5.0starsEngland is a fucked-up world of its own, a catalyst for change that has a stubborn insistence on perpetually staying the same. We grasp …

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Tony Galati the Musical by Arts Review

Who would have thought the humble potato could cause a revolution in Perth, Western Australia and ultimately lead to a musical being written about it! Tony Galati the Musical is just that. T…

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Bunk Puppets proudly presents BUNKASAURUS by Peter J Snee

Playing at The Comedy Festival at Malthouse, the DIY masters of puppetry and theatrical wizardry, Bunk Puppets, present a jaunty

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Movie or Musical? “West Side Story” at The Broadway Theatre by Andrew Agress

It seems that the classic Broadway musical West Side Story may be getting not one but two film remakes this year. Or rather, one film remake by Steven Spielberg later in the year and one fi…

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AN INTERIOR LIFE | William Johnston and his Collection by Arts Review

A visually rich display of over 400 years of art history, AN INTERIOR LIFE offers a glimpse into one of Australasia’s best collections of its kind. William Johnston’s lifetime passion fo…

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Hilary Strong: Confidence and resilience are key to a career in the arts – it’s up to us to empower marginalised students by Hilary Strong

According to Lawrence Fox, Britain is “the most tolerant, lovely country in Europe” and we should all stop going on about racism.

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David Benedict: Awards are ridiculous – but some mean a lot more than others by David Benedict

In case you missed it, here’s Rebel Wilson praising the best director nominees at this year’s BAFTAs: “Sam Mendes, Martin Scorsese, Todd

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Beyond “Decolonizing” the Syllabus by David Valdes

By David Valdes . David Valdes talks about Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s work to shift their theatre department into a more truly equitable program, why using the right language matters…

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Review: Chekhov and Tolstoy Reunited in ‘Love Stories’ by Alexis Soloski

The Mint Theater Company pairs stage adaptations of short stories by the 19th-century Russian authors. They mesh like mismatched matryoshka dolls.

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5 Debut Questions: Jagged Little Pill's DeAnne Stewart by Angela Tricarico

Today on our blog, we welcome Jagged Little Pill’s DeAnne Stewart to Broadway and learn about her journey to the Great White Way! …

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12 Printable Valentines for Tongue-Tied and Starry-Eyed Theratrelovers by Talaura Harms

Let the Queens from Six and the Fates from Hadestown help your profess your love.

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The Best Beers Bubbling Over Broadway by Leigh Scheps For Broadway Direct

The Broadway community is a spirited one — and they love spirits as well. After all, Lola asks Joe Hardy in Damn Yankees, “Isn’t it just like a cold beer on hot day?” Here’s a roun…

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FOUR ON THE FLOOR by Jessica Branch

This musical retelling isn t exactly intellectually stimulating, but it might resonate with anyone in the audience with FOMO.

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A Body of Water by Lara Altunian

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Julia Morris and Nazeem Hussain Crowned 2020 Moomba Monarchs by Arts Review

Australia’s largest free community festival, Moomba, will take over Melbourne from Friday 6 to Monday 9 March with a quirky and colourful line-up of free events for all ages. Lord Mayor Sa…

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Al Blyth’s “The Haystack” at the Hampstead Theatre: Not Entirely Believable Surveillance Thriller by Aleks Sierz

Total surveillance: this is the idea that every moment of our waking existence can be spied upon by the state, or by some foreign country. It’s a paranoid notion based on the huge growth o…

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Naum Gabo: in tune with the rhythms of inner space

The Russian sculptor and mystic spent six years in St Ives — now the town’s Tate gallery is honouring him with a show

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Korea rides Netflix wave to win at the Oscars

Bong Joon-ho’s triumph with ‘Parasite’ belongs to him, but he shares credit with the power of the globalised sofa

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World Premiere of Tom Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt Opens February 12 in London by Dan Meyer

The decades-long year saga of life in Vienna’s Jewish quarter during the 20th century plays at Wyndham’s Theatre in the West End.

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World Premiere of The Secret of My Success Musical, Starring Billy Harrigan Tighe and Sydney Morton, Begins February 12 by Andrew Gans

The production will officially open at Aurora’s Paramount Theatre February 21.

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Lady G: Plays and Whisperings of Lady Gregory Begins at Irish Rep Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Úna Clancy stars as the grand dame of Irish theatre, Lady Augusta Isabella Gregory, in the new production.

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