Monday, February 17, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Nominations announced for the 37th Annual Green Room Awards by Arts Review

Recognising excellence and innovation across a range of professional productions presented on the Melbourne stage in 2019, the Green Room Awards Association is proud to announce the nominati…

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Video: Hear 'Washington' A Cut Song from COME FROM AWAY at CUT FROM AWAY At Feinstein's/54 Below

Broadway's Come From Away, now in its third smash hit year, hit the stage for CUT FROM AWAY: THE UNTOLD STORIES & SONGS, a one night only concert event at Feinstein's/54 Below!

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Winners crowned at Pittsburgh Public’s annual Shakespeare contest by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

More than 1,000 Western Pennsylvania students participated in the competition, which began on Feb. 3 and culminated on Monday night.

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Review: ‘Dracula’ and ‘Frankenstein’? Nothing to Be Scared Of by Alexis Soloski

Classic Stage Company is running adaptations of two 19th-century horror classics in repertory. Don’t let that frighten you.

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You Can Tap Into The Arts, But No One Will Think It Does Any Good by Joe Patti

In the wake of Kobe Bryant’s death, Dance Magazine related a short anecdote about Bryant taking tap dance lessons to help prevent additional injury to his ankles. That summer, he researche…

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Why You Don’t See Many Black and Ethnic Minority Faces in Cultural Spaces – And What Happens if You Call Out the System by Roaa Ali

Have you ever been to the theatre, looked around, and thought about how predominantly white the audience is? Does the same impression come to mind when visiting museums? If it does and the a…

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Miss Marple Moves to Goa by Vikram Phukan

For fans of the whodunit as gradually unfolding conundrum rather than mere build-up to a climactic masterstroke, an Indian reboot of a British play based on the 1962 Agatha Christie novel, …

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“Family Values:” David Williamson’s New Uncomfortable, Confronting Play by Ian Maxwell

The newest play from Australia’s most prolific playwright sees David Williamson in vintage form. Scenography Sophie Fletcher, set designer for David Williamson’s new state-of-the-nation …

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About “The Importance Of Being Earnest” by Aleks Sierz

Last week, I went for the first time to Stoke Newington’s Tower Theatre, whose company has since 2018 been putting on a repertory program, which is inclusive and ambitious, on the outer r…

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‘America’s Got Talent: The Champions’: And the winner is … by Chuck Barney

Ten acts were still alive coming into Monday's star-studded season finale

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

FRESH BLOOD by Brian Scott Lipton

This is one Dracula you can count on for an evening’s worth of worthwhile entertainment.

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Risks can lead to financial loss: Interview with Bernard Havard on A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE at the Walnut Street Theatre by Christopher Munden

Bernard Havard discusses the risks of running a theater as few producers and directors would be willing to

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Dracula/Frankenstein: Stoker, Shelley Classics on Lowered Stakes by David Finkle

★★ Adaptations by Kate Hamill and Tristan Bernays are playing in rep, directed by Sarna Lapine and Timothy Douglas The post Dracula/Frankenstein: Stoker, Shelley Classics on Lowered Stak…

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Dracula/Frankenstein: Smart New Stagings of Gothic Literature by Michael Sommers

★★★★ Classic Stage delivers very different but very smart new versions of the classic horror stories, in rep The post Dracula/Frankenstein: Smart New Stagings of Gothic Literature ap…

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Matthew Bourne’s ‘Swan Lake’ is worth the wait by Admin

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.January 22, 2020. Just last January, I made my way to the Kennedy Center to see Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella, and I won…

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Natsu Onoda Power’s adaptation of ‘Thumbelina’ captivates audiences of all ages at Imagination Stage by Guest Author

By Kelly Hanson Hans Christian Andersen’s Thumbelina, a beloved fairy tale about a tiny girl searching for a place to belong, has been captivating children for hundreds of years. Though th…

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Review: Grand Horizons by Elyse Trevers

Even seemingly well-adjusted families can be messy. In the new play “Grand Horizons,” by Bess Wohl (“Small Mouths,” “Make Believe,”) a retired librarian, Nancy (the wonderful Jan…

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Upstart Crow, Gielgud Theatre review - terrific Shakespeare spoof by Veronica Lee

Ben Elton's new comedy is a gagfest What joy it is to welcome this offshoot of the television series to the West End stage – complete with several of that show's cast, plus a few new addit…

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Why The Business Case For Diversity Doesn’t Work by Artsjournal

Why doesn’t the business case work? Recent research suggests that what’s required for transformational action is a moral and legal case. The business case, because it is based in an econ…

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Why The Trump Administration’s Greek Columns Plan For Federal Buildings Will Be A Bust by Artsjournal

While much of the criticism that has been directed at NCAS’s proposal thus far (from the American Institute of Architects, from the profession at large, and from more or less the entire cr…

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At Least 80 American Cities Are Shrinking. Here’s How They’re Planning For It by Artsjournal

Some cities have turned to “rightsizing”, or shifting their focus from returning to their historical peak and instead toward improving life for the remaining residents. Sometimes that me…

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The Man Who Sees A History Bigger Than All Of Us by Artsjournal

Yuval Noah Harari did not invent Big History, but he updated it with hints of self-help and futurology, as well as a high-altitude, almost nihilistic composure about human suffering. He atta…

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Abu Dhabi’s “City Of The Future” Gets Off To A Slow Start by Artsjournal

To build Masdar City, the provincial capital put in seed money for the estimated $20 billion cost. The project team, Masdar, a subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company, brought in the Brit…

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How We Got So Disaffected From Our Culture by Artsjournal

We make the same movies, over and over (most involving Marvel superheroes or galaxies far, far away). Our young turn away from actual sex and toward the consolations of pornography: sex with…

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Six Cooper Hewitt Boardmembers Resign Over Director’s Forced Resignation by Artsjournal

Caroline Baumann was forced to resign on Feb. 7 after an investigation by the Smithsonian’s inspector general into how Ms. Baumann procured her dress and the venue for the ceremony. It was…

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“Save The BBC” Petition Gets 100,000 Signers In First 24 Hours by Artsjournal

The 38 Degrees petition is a response to a report on the front page of Rupert Murdoch-owned newspaper The Sunday Times, in which sources close to prime minister Boris Johnson set out a bluep…

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In Praise Of Wikipedia And What It’s Become by Artsjournal

Today, Wikipedia is the eighth-most-visited site in the world. The English-language version recently surpassed 6 million articles and 3.5 billion words; edits materialize at a rate of 1.8 pe…

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Encore: Reflections From Conversations With Women In Comedy by Audie Cornish

NPR's Audie Cornish looks back on her series of conversations with women navigating the male-dominated world of comedy.

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The Upstart Crow review – authentically Shakespearean right down to the puffling pants by Mark Lawson

Gielgud theatre, LondonDavid Mitchell is engaging and confident as Ben Elton brings his hit TV sitcom to the stage – it’s the definite article Audiences unfamiliar with British TV will w…

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Theatre Review: ‘Paint’ and ‘Cats & Kings,’ Two One-Act Plays at American University by Mary Ann Johnson

Matthew Senie, a recent graduate of American University’s MA program in philosophy, showcased two of his plays, running in reparatory this past weekend. While outwardly dissimilar, both de…

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IMPRESSIONS: Gabrielle Lamb/Pigeonwing Dance’s “Plexus: a work in knots” at John Jay College as part of CUNY Dance Initiative by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Gabrielle Lamb/Pigeonwing Dance’s “Plexus: a work in knots” at John Jay College as part of CUNY Dance Initiative, "The five women and two men waft in and out of each o…

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Opera Review: ‘Cinderella’ at Virginia Opera by Jeannette Mulherin

A prolific composer and master of the opera buffa genre, Gioachino Rossini’s “Cinderella” (La Cenerentola) was brought to life this weekend in a production by the Virginia Opera that f…

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Theatre News: Rapid Lemon Productions now accepting submissions for ‘Variations on Vision’ by Max Garner

Maryland’s original ten-minute play festival held its annual kick-off party February 8th at Motor House in Baltimore. At the event, artists of every stripe got together to explore this yea…

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Theatre Review: ‘Gun & Powder’ at Signature Theatre by Lynne Menefee

The world premiere of the new musical, “Gun & Powder,” at Signature Theatre was sold out shortly after opening and deservedly so. With book and lyrics by Angelica Chéri, music by R…

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VIDEO: Skylar Astin, Alex Newell, Lauren Graham & More Guess NBC Theme Songs

Watch Jane Levy, Skylar Astin, Lauren Graham, Alex Newell, Peter Gallagher, Mary Steenburgen, John Clarence Stewart and more try to guess famous NBC show theme songs.

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Major theatres put on notice by ACE over diversity as annual report reveals ‘disappointing picture’ by Georgia Snow

Nottingham Playhouse, the Donmar Warehouse, Hampstead Theatre and the Almeida are among the theatres at risk of jeopardising their Arts Council England

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Confessions of a Mormon Boy by Arts Review

It is hard to believe that Confessions of a Mormon Boy first premiered close to 20 years ago in Salt Lake City in 2001. Steven Fales’ profoundly moving autobiographical work recently retur…

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

The Upstart Crow review at Gielgud Theatre, London – ‘a fantastic comedy cast’ by Tim Bano

Even if Ben Elton’s successful sitcom about William Shakespeare had been given a fourth series, it seems only natural that they would

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“The Confession of Lily Dare” at the Cherry Lane Theatre by Richard Seff

Playwright and actor Charles Busch is back among us offering a new comedy with serious undertones which takes aim at the “weepy” film genre that was popular from the days of silent films…

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Happy Birthday Doug by Barry Gordin

By: Patrick Christiano Michael Urie presents Drew Droege’s hysterical solo show, Happy Birthday Doug, at the SoHo Playhouse.  February 16, 2020:  Happy Birthday Doug, a very fun…

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TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever: Watch out for TJ by Dan O'Neil

All those toxic names on our money, our buildings, even our clothing. How they got there, and what it might mean to strip them of their meaning and power.

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Leopard Print Loincloth by Arts Review

Leopard Print Loincloth begins with a lot of promise that sadly peters out before ever finding its groove. The atmosphere upon entering the theatre was very relaxed and informal, with the au…

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

‘The 39 Steps’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company is a delightful evening of laughter by Charles Green

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of The 39 Steps is a hilarious send-up of Alfred Hitchcock movies. Adapted by Patrick Barlow in 2005 and based on John Buchan’s 1915 adventure …

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Review: Richard & Jane & Dick & Sally at Baltimore Center Stage by Jayne Blanchard

Boy, things have certainly changed since the days of “See Spot Run.” Dick is sick and goes by the grown-up name Richard (Neimah Djourabchi, a textbook 50s Dad with existential longing). …

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How To Get People To Open Your Emails by Ceci Dadisman

Short answer: Send them content they find interesting. Long answer: SendGrid’s 2019 Email Benchmark and Engagement Study data has been published and it has some important insights for arts…

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The 37th Annual Green Room Award nominations announced! by Gabi Bergman

Melbourne’s Arts Industry once again converges at the iconic Comedy Theatre to celebrate and applaud the accomplishments of its talented

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Obituary / Joan Apt led the charge to make Pittsburgh a hub of arts and culture by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The co-founder of Pittsburgh Public Theater and civic leader died Saturday at age 93. 

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Ayalis in Motion’s ‘Pythagorean Peas’: Mysticism, love and more in movement by Admin

New York Live Arts, New York, NY. January 19, 2020. Myth, legend, love, loss — these big themes are part of cultural tradition, the tradition that lives in our flesh; we carry the lightne…

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Long Live This Queen: A Review of The Queen of Spades at Lyric Opera of Chicago by Aaron Hunt

Director Richard Jones projects psychological depth onto Tchaikovsky’s opera to such shocking effect that it must be seen to be conceived.

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59E59 Theaters Unveils 2020 Brits Off Broadway Lineup by Olivia Clement

5 companies from the U.K. will make their U.S. debuts in the annual spring festival showcasing work from across the pond.

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

A winning Queen of Spades by Deanna Isaacs

Deal yourself in for Tchaikovsky's operatic exploration of obsession at Lyric. In the dicey business of bringing historic opera to contemporary audiences, Lyric …

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Biden Campaign Promises "Return to Next to Normal” by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. WASHINGTON D.C. - 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate Joe Biden clarified his campaign’s stance on bringing forth a “...

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Summer: The Donna Summer Musical offers plenty of hot stuff by Janaya Greene

Three actors portray different aspects of the iconic disco queen in this touring musical. The Des McAnuff-directed Summer: The Donna Summer Musical begins with a…

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The Sickness by Christopher Caz

Even before the playwright pays homage to William S. Burrough’s "Naked Lunch" through this last line, one is already drawing comparisons to the psychotic, structureless existence of that n…

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Jason Robert Brown on Netflix's 13 Casting Process: 'The Movie Will Be Different Than The Show'

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Neil Meron will produce a film adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's 2008 musical 13 for Netflix, and submissions are currently being accepted for the role …

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Which Famous Shakespearean Actor Are You? by Performerstuff

Which Famous Shakespearean Actor Are You? Written by Rose Helsinger February 17th, 2020 Shakespeare has produced an amazing array of actors in the last four hundred odd years. But whi…

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Talkin' Broadway Off-Broadway - "Animal Farm" - 2/17/20 by Howard Miller

Pulling off Animal Farm with four actors is just the kind of dare Seeing Place would gravitate towards.

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You. Can. Not. Stop. Me. by Daisy Eagan

Saturday I woke up at around 2pm from a nap, to a slew of messages from my managers. By 9pm I was on a flight to NYC. The job I had not booked and then insisted on going on tape … Continue…

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Opera Australia and John Frost to present another Rodgers and Hammerstein masterpiece by Peter J Snee

Continuing their wildly successful collaboration of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s timeless musicals including The King and I and South Pacific, Opera

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FEATURED SHOW: ★★★★ reviews are in for ‘poignant’ millennial mental health comedy Netflix & Chill by Featured Content

Is male mental health and suicide a laughing matter? It is when it's handled as sensitively and 'poignantly' as in Tom Stocks' comedy Netflix & Chill, now running at London's Drayton Arm…

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The Sabbath Girl by David Kaufman

The trite set-up makes all of the characters one-dimensional, with the Jewish Seth a “knish maker” and shop owner on “Hester Street, Angie groping to find herself--not to mention a par…

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First Look: Laura Pick as the new West End Elphaba in Wicked

The West End production team of Wicked have released a new set of production photos featuring new lead Laura Pick in an Ozmpolitan new look as Elphaba. The actress has officially taken ove…

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Ruth Wilson & Matt Bomer To Star In AIDS Activism Drama From Director Michael Arden

Ruth Wilson and Matt Bomer will star in The Book Of Ruth, with Michael Arden directing the feature, according to Deadline. The film is based on the true story of Ruth Coker Burks, a de…

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Jamael Westman, Taylor Iman Jones, Rory O'Malley, More Will Star in Los Angeles Run of Hamilton by Andrew Gans

Performances of the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical will begin in March.

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Delaware Theatre Company presents John Patrick Shanley’s ‘Outside Mullingar’ by Cameron Kelsall

‘Outside Mullingar,’ an Irish romance by John Patrick Shanley, receives a sweet-natured staging at Delaware Theatre Company. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Obituary: Jocelyn Bell – pioneering voice teacher by Michael Quinn

A pioneering figure who transformed the teaching of spoken English, Jocelyn Bell paved the way for a less mannered, more colloquial approach

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No Room Service, but History’s on the Menu by Jordan Levin

An immersive theater project in a dilapidated hotel aims to reanimate a Miami neighborhood’s past. It’s popular, but is it sanitizing gentrification?

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Cirque du Soleil aerial performer falls during Beatles-themed show by Clémence Michallon, Clémence Michallon

Performer received emergency treatment and will be monitored

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‘Long Bright River’ by Liz Moore by Kirsten Bowen

In Liz Moore’s first Philadelphia-set novel, police officer Mickey Fitzpatrick patrols the streets of Kensington searching for a killer who's targeting women with opioid addiction—one of…

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Jamael Westman, Nicholas Christopher, Taylor Iman Jones and More to Lead the Los Angeles Engagement of HAMILTON

Producer Jeffrey Seller has announced that JAMAEL WESTMAN and NICHOLAS CHRISTOPHER will lead the Los Angeles engagement of HAMILTON as Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, respectively.

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1072: Kareem Fahmy by Adam Szymkowicz

Kareem FahmyHometown: Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada  Current Town: New York City  Q:  What are you working on now?  A:  I’m both a playwright and a director. On the writing si…

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The Ink Spots by Trav S.D.

We take the birthday of Orville “Hoppy” Jones (1905-1944) as an opportunity to acknowledge The Ink Spots.  I think of The Ink Spots as a rare pre-rock Beatlesque scale phenomenon. They …

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FEATURED SHOW: ★★★★★ reviews are in for Crongton Knights – ‘this play hits exactly the right note’ by Featured Content

"Long live the magnificent six!" Critics have quickly taken up the beat for Pilot Theatre's beatbox adaptation of Alex Wheatle's award-winning YA novel Crongton Knights. We've rounded up rev…

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NOW CASTING FOR “13” THE MOVIE! by Jason Robert Brown

In September of 2004, my friend Dan Elish and I did a private reading of the first twenty pages or so of a new musical we were working on called 13.  We filled a room with thirteen kids, al…

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Cappies Review: ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ at South Carroll High School by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

Review submitted by Leslie Robinson of Severna Park Picture yourself in a “dark and very expensive forest.” Add in medieval knights, legendary heroes, and acrobatic cheerleaders. Spice i…

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A Theatre Director Rates The Presidential Candidates On their Performance Style by Artsjournal

“Maybe it’s an occupational hazard, but I tend to view politicians, and especially the current crop of contenders for the Democratic nomination, through the lens of performance. As a dir…

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An AI Bot Interviews Billy Eilish, Eliciting Some Interesting Answers by Artsjournal

Its abstract questions provoked some surprising insights into the singer’s mind. Viewers learnt that Eilish used to dream of working at Jamba Juice or Trader Joe’s, and once wore a wig …

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California’s New Freelance Law Is Playing Havoc With Artists by Artsjournal

“Since AB5 took effect on January 1, hundreds of thousands of Californians are finding their businesses in tatters. Musicians can’t join bands for a one-night gig, chefs can’t join for…

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Remember The Stolen-Klimt-Hidden-All-These-Years-In-A-Museum-Wall Story? by Artsjournal

Weird, right? While the painting is definitely authentic, police are still trying to puzzle out the odd story of how it ended up there and who really did it. It’s complicated. – The Dail…

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Our top 5 shows to see this half term (February 2020)!

The weather is somehow even more awful than normal for a February half term and any plans you did have for family time may have gone out the window… Well, you needn’t worry because we’…

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Review: Mother Road, a rip-roaring road drama, buddy comedy, musical, and meditation on what it means to be “American”.  by Ben Demers

“How can we live without our lives? How will we know it’s us without our past?” So wonders the desperate Joad family in Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath,” as they burn their belo…

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Off-Broadway Review: “Sabbath Girl” at 59E59 Theaters by Joseph Verlezza

Perhaps good old fashioned sentimental romantic comedies that tug at your heartstrings still attract an audience but they also need to be solid and real. ”Sabbath Girl” provides neither …

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‘Still has exactly what it takes to entertain audiences’: MAMMA MIA! – Touring ★★★★ by Elaine Chapman

There was a really good party atmosphere at the end of Mamma Mia! which saw quite a large proportion of the auditorium get up, dance and sing along to the final numbers before the cast took …

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

LA’s Felix Art Fair — partying with Hollywood history

One highlight of the Frieze fringe is an independent art fair in a historic hotel — Hockney pool included

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Jamie deRoy & friends by Barry Gordin

MAC Award-winning Variety Show, Jamie deRoy & Friends, returns to Birdland. February 17, 2020:  Jamie DeRoy, a seven- time Tony Award winning producer, brought her multi-MAC Award-wi…

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London Theatre News Today: Monday 17 February by Hira Desai

In today's news we've got a sneak peek at La Cage Aux Folles The Play, Derek Bond's Dragons and Mythical Beasts and more! The post London Theatre News Today: Monday 17 February appeared firs…

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The Dog Walker review at Jermyn Street Theatre, London – ‘an awkward odd-couple tragicomedy’ by Julia Rank

No canines take to the stage in Paul Minx’s two-hander The Dog Walker. This is probably something of a mercy for them,

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The Visit starring Lesley Manville at the National Theatre, London – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

Tony Kushner is nothing if not verbose. The Pulitzer-winning playwright has crafted a career out of extensive, intellectually engaging drama, perhaps most

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New musical based on Bob Marley's life Get Up, Stand Up! to run at the Lyric Theatre in 2021!

Multi-Olivier-Award-nominated actor Arinzé Kene (Misty) will take on the role of the iconic reggae singer Bob Marley in the brand-new upcoming musical Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley …

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(Alexis Soloski’s article appeared in the Guardian, 2/27; via the Drudge Report.) Ivo van Hove likes it in America. Broadway rarely warms to avant-garde Belgian directors, but it has embr…

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The Delaware Contemporary presents ‘Focal Points: Women Advancing the Aperture’ by Gail Obenreder

The Delaware Contemporary marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment in its own style, with an eye on women’s lenses in ‘Focal Points: Women Advancing the Aperture.’ Gail Obenreder rev…

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A Café in Performance: An Example of Queer Theatre in the Balkans by Borisav Matić

"The Queer Café: Hear Our Voices from the Balkans, the project I've been working on as a dramaturg and translator, with the US playwright, director and activist Joan Lipkin, has been a prec…

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Photo Flash: Take a Look at Taylor Iman Jones as Princess in EMOJILAND

Taylor Iman Jones has temporarily joined the cast of Emojiland The Musical, stepping into the role of Princess for Lesli Margherita who is away for one week (Feb 18 - 23, a total of 8 p…

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Oddball review at the Vaults, London – ‘pacy, energetic and relevant one-woman show about disordered eating’ by Ruth Comerford

Playing in a week when the press seems unusually full of the impact technology has on disordered eating, Francesca Forristal’s one-woman show

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BroadwayRadio Patreon Special: Matt’s Winter 2020 NYC Visit, Part 3 by James Marino

This is a Patreon only release! Thank you for being Patreons. Monday, 2/17 @ 7AM, Matt and James chat about Unknown Soldier, Anatomy of a Suicide, Unsinkable Molly Brown, Moulin Rouge Broadw…

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BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with the Great Marilyn Maye!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to cabaret superstar and musical theater actress Marilyn Maye about her 1967 album 'Step To The Rear.' They also discuss Jerry Herman, 'Mame, 'Hello, Dol…

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Stunt Casting Gone Too Far? "Mean Girls” Recasts Bus with New York City Transit Authority Bus #3268 by Broadway Beat

by Addison McKissack. @Addisonmckiss. NEW YORK, NY - The team behind the Broadway smash Mean Girls announced today that they will be rounding out their cast ...

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Samuel Beckett’s “Endgame” at the Old Vic: Starry Cast Tackle Modernist Classic by Aleks Sierz

No playwright has had greater influence on successive generations of theatre-makers than Samuel Beckett. Yet it is surprising how rarely his work is revived in the big London theatres, of wh…

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Theatreperson Phillip Zarrilli on Adopting and Adapting Intercultural Techniques in his Teachings and Works by Renu Ramanath

The actor-director was at the 12th International Theatre Festival of Kerala (ITFoK) in Thrissur with his play, Told by the Wind. Despite a hectic schedule, Phillip managed to take time out t…

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CDC Urges Citizens to Avoid Spreading Coronavirus by Greeting Exclusively with Jazz Hands by Broadway Beat

by Brendan Leonard. @brennylen. WASHINGTON, D. C. - To combat the ongoing threat of coronavirus, the Center for Disease Control has urged citizens to no long...

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‘Cinderella’ (La Cenerentola): Well-sung Rossini at Virginia Opera by Bob Ashby

Spoiler alert: Cinderella and the Prince live happily ever after. Of course, since Virginia Opera, like all opera companies of any size, prints a detailed synopsis in the program each patron…

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The NYT’s Classical Music Critic Hosts A House Concert by Artsjournal2

Zachary Woolfe: “For someone who’s never grown quite used to my late-night subway journey home after an opera, it was hard to turn down a performance that would take place a few steps fr…

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The Photographer And The Photos Of A Ballerina Who’s 33 Weeks Pregnant by Artsjournal2

Photographer Sayuri Ichida and NY Theatre Ballet dancer Maya Oguri formed a fruitful artistic friendship – one that set the ballerina dancing in photos from across the city. That didn’t …

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The Oscar Bump Was Real This Week For ‘Parasite’ by Artsjournal2

Well, debate over, at least for films with subtitles: “The twisted South Korean thriller collected $5.5 million over the weekend, an exceptional 234% increase in ticket sales and the bigge…

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The Royal Shakespeare Company Hires Its First Spanish Actor by Artsjournal2

David Luque, a 47-year-old actor from Madrid, has been working steadily in theatre for decades, starting when he was a student using the EU’s programs to study in Germany. But really, righ…

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Overheard At LA’s Art Fairs by Artsjournal2

“I walk into the wrong entrance at the large industrial building hosting the Spring/Break Art Show. ‘Sorry!’ a young cheery Englishwoman at a desk tells me. ‘This is a dumpling-asso…

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While Boris Johnson Wants To ‘Massively Prune’ The BBC, Senior Tory MPs Say No by Artsjournal2

One MP called the idea an “act of cultural vandalism,” and another wrote, “”his is not a fight the BBC is picking nor a contest my party promised if we got elected. … If the BBC en…

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More Eyes On South Korea’s Class Divisions After ‘Parasite’ Hits Big On The World Stage by Artsjournal2

The semi-basement that the Kim family lives in is a reality for about 2 percent of South Koreans living in Seoul – one of the most expensive cities in Asia. One of them, who shares a name …

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Independent Cinemas In Canada Say They’re Being Shut Out By Cineplex by Artsjournal2

How’s this for a near monopoly? Cineplex owns 75 percent of movie screens across Canada – and indie theatres say the behemoth is shutting them out of Oscar winners and nominees like Para…

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Presidents on Stage, Past, Present…and Future? by New York Theater

The current president of the United States has been depicted largely satirically on out-of-the-way New York stages,  but nearly every past president has made it to Broadway over the last ce…

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‘Cuts to the heart of what it is to have a voice’: CINNA – Unicorn Theatre by Tom Bolton

I, Cinna is a small masterpiece of unshowy writing and performance that is some of the best small-scale theatre of its time, equally satisfying to audiences of young people and adults.

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Actor Charged with Tax Evasion After Writing Off Ubers to Pearl Studios by Broadway Beat

by Marissa Hecker. NEW YORK, NY - Unemployed actor Josh Snyder received an official notice today from the Internal Revenue Service, stating he could be fined up to $10,000 for attempting to …

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Actor Charged with Tax Evasion After Writing Off Ubers to Pearl Studios by Broadway Beat

by Marissa Hecker. NEW YORK, NY - Unemployed actor Josh Snyder received an official notice today from the Internal Revenue Service, stating he could be fined...

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Celebrating Black History Month: Myra Lucretia Taylor Honors Friend and Actor, Reg E. Cathey 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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National Asian Artists Project Will Present Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, Starring Ali Ewoldt, Ann Harada, and More!

National Asian Artists Project - NAAP will present Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella a?" In Concert as part of its a?oeRediscover Seriesa?? which explores classic American musicals, wit…

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: What’s the Drip Drip Drip effect of far-right ideology on our society? by Featured Content

After launching last week in Plymouth, Pipeline Theatre continues its new tour of NHS love-letter play Drip Drip Drip in Bristol this week ahead of its London transfer. Sneak a peek at produ…

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Theatremaker Amelia Cavallo: ‘Queer disabled people get excluded from multiple spaces’ by Ruth Comerford

Amelia Cavallo is a queer, blind theatre practitioner and academic. Preparing for her disabled-led cabaret show Unsightly Drag, she talks to Ruth

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Barb Jungr: Bob, Brel and Me ***** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons February 17, 2020: Several times a year, British chanteuse Barb Jungr comes to New York City. On those occasions she lights up the cabaret stage like few other perfo…

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Fred Guiol: George Stevens Doppelganger by Trav S.D.

For the longest time, it seems, I mixed up Fred Guiol (1898-1964) with Buster Keaton’s problem solver, the man who found an ocean liner for him for The Navigator. But that was Fred Gabour…

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R.I.P. Gene Reynolds of M*A*S*H and Much More by Trav S.D.

I only just learned yesterday that Gene Reynolds (1923-2020) passed away a couple of weeks ago at the age of 96. I knew Reynolds exclusively as major TV producer and director (especially as …

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, February 17, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Musical gold from Webber's musicals by Simon Saltzman

Review of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Unmasked" at Paper Mill Playhouse

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‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’ Will Return To Broadway In The Fall by Greg Evans

David Byrne’s American Utopia will be back on Broadway this fall, producers have announced. The smash concert-style production – a commercial and critical hit – ended its limited run a…

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Broadway on TV: The Casts of MOULIN ROUGE!, WEST SIDE STORY, & More for the Week of February 17, 2020

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of February 17, 2020!

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Photos: TUCK EVERLASTING Stars Sarah Charles Lewis and Carolee Carmello Reunite at HELLO, DOLLY!

It was a Tuck Everlasting reunion at Hello, Dolly! last night when Sarah Charles Lewis stopped by and posed for photos with Carolee Carmello after the show!

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Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Tony Winner Nikki M. James

Tony Award winner Nikki M. James (The Book of Mormon) sat down with Ilana and shared stories of growing up in a small suburb in New Jersey and feeling like no one else looked like her and ho…

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Lynette Linton: Without community work, there is no theatre by Lynette Linton

Level Up, a show that braids professional and community work together, ends my first season at the Bush. It’s one of the

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Death of England at the National Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Roy Williams and Clint Dyer’s one man play Death of England starring Rafe Spall.

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What do our 11- and 15-year-old reviewers — and their mom — think of new musical ‘Bliss’ at Seattle’s 5th Ave? by Gemma Alexander, Xuan Moses and Aranya Moses

The original musical "Bliss" is having its world premiere run at the 5th Ave. What did our family of reviewers think of the family-friendly fractured fairy tale?

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Broadway Horoscopes: Musical TV Shows by Felicia Fitzpatrick

According to your astrological sign, which musical television series should you binge this long weekend?

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Set Designer Derek McLane Talks MOULIN ROUGE! on CBS News

The new Broadway musical Moulin Rouge! is translating Baz Luhrmann's 2001 movie to the stage. In a new CBS News web exclusive, correspondent Alina Cho talks with Tony Award-winning scenic d…

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The Young Star Of ‘Queen Of Katwe,’ Nikita Pearl Waligwa, Has Died At 15 by Artsjournal2

Waligwa was diagnosed with a brain tumor the same year she starred in the movie with David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o. Oyelowo wrote on Instagram, “We mourn the loss of our beautiful Nik…

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What Philly Must Do To Preserve Its Jazz Legacy by Artsjournal2

A ton of Philadelphia jazz history – including John Coltrane’s house – is in dancer of disappearing. Property neglect, loss of institutional memory, gentrification by Temple University…

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Inside The Sad, Sudden, Dramatic Demise Of The Marciano Art Foundation by Artsjournal2

Was it a dispute between art workers and ultra rich owners, a lack of attendance – or so much more? The shut-down “raises questions about the public benefit of private museums run by wea…

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Is E.L. James The Best Writer Of The Past 30 Years? by Artsjournal2

Or is it Barack Obama? How about Hilary Mantel? That’s right, all of them are squaring off in a new book prize in Britain. (But seriously: Who put the author of Fifty Shades of Grey on the…

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Taking Aim Against (Part Of) Amazon With A New Website by Artsjournal2

Can a new website help indie bookstores compete with the retail behemoth? The American Booksellers Association thinks so. “‘We believe that there are consumers who shop online and would …

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Adding Back In The Workers That Art About Los Angeles So Often Forgets by Artsjournal2

For instance, David Hockney’s “splash” paintings created an idea of Los Angeles that was cool and secluded. Artist Ramiro Gomez imagines what was going on behind the scenes in No Splas…

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The Wedding Dress That Cost The Cooper Hewitt Director Her Job by Artsjournal2

In a reversal of fortune story that seems nigh-on impossible given certain trends in federal government, Caroline Baumann “was forced to resign as director of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithson…

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OUTSIDE MULLINGAR (DTC): An Irish love story by Neal Zoren For Nealspaper

A love story in which the course of love would run smooth if it weren’t for stubbornness, misunderstanding, and Irish prudery

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VIDEO: Melba Moore Discusses Her Long Career and Gives a Backstage Tour in New Segment For 50PlusPrime

Melba Moore has been a success on Broadway, on television, in movies, and music for over 50 years. In an all new segment for, Moore meets talks about her commitment to helpin…

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Derek McLane Welcomed CBS News to Moulin Rouge! by Playbill Staff

The Broadway musical's set designer gave viewers a look into the design process that turned the Al HIrschfeld Theatre red.

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Watch Derek McLane Welcome CBS News to Moulin Rouge! by Playbill Staff

The Broadway musical's set designer gave viewers a look into the design process that turned the Al HIrschfeld Theatre red.

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NEWS: Philip Ridley’s new black comedy The Beast of Blue Yonder premieres at Southwark Playhouse by Featured Content

Philip Ridley's new time-hopping black comedy The Beast of Blue Yonder receives its world premiere at London's Southwark Playhouse in a strictly limited season, running from 2 April to 9 May…

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: Champagne, cocaine, sausages… poetry & music in A Beautiful Way to Be Crazy by Featured Content

What do you get when you mix "Champagne, Cocaine and Sausages" and poetry and music? Check out production photos and video of Genevieve Carver & The Unsung's A Beautiful Way to Be Crazy.

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(Photo Gallery): Be More Chill production photos released!

The hit Broadway musical opened in London last week and fans simply can't keep their cool when it comes to Be More Chill. The West End production team have released first-look photos of …

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Cuba's Malpaso Dance Co. restages dance work premiered 34 years ago in Pittsburgh by Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Malpaso Dance Co. — Cuba’s premier independent contemporary dance company -— will headline its first Pittsburgh Dance Council program.

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Why do young opera singers flock to Pittsburgh? by Jeremy Reynolds / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

What about Pittsburgh Opera’s resident artist program pulls in such talented singers, and why do they choose to stay?

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Monday, February 17, 2020 by James Marino

AMERICAN UTOPIA can’t get enough of Broadway, This Week’s Show Schedule, ALW’s CINDERELLA finds its Ella, BLACK ORPHEUS on track for Broadway bow, JAGGED LITTLE PILL brawl Patreon: Bro…

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Poll: Should West End theatres follow Madonna’s lead and remove access to audience members’ phones during a show? by Matthew Hemley

Madonna has just ended a residency at the London Palladium, where audience members were required to place their phones in sealed pouches

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BEHIND THE SCENES: Peek at what Brian Cox has been doing in rehearsals for Sinners – The English Professor by Featured Content

Intrigued by the impending UK premiere of Sinners - The English Professor, directed by Brian Cox? Feed that interest with behind the scenes pictures of rehearsals, then book your tickets!

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The Turn of the Screw review at Grand Theatre, Leeds – ‘exudes an air of menace’ by John Murphy

Benjamin Britten’s adaption of Henry James’ novella The Turn of the Screw presents a number of challenges to any director, not least

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VIDEO: Actor in IN THE HEIGHTS in San Bernardino, CA Proposes to Girlfriend on Stage

Following a performance of In The Heights at California Theatre in San Bernardino, the actor playing Usnavi took to the stage to say a few words of his own. Chris Marcos gave a little speech…

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BROADWAY HEAT: The Girl From the North Country: The Elimination Round! by JK

There's no doubting that Girl From the North Country has been one of the buzziest shows of the season. Between script and cast changes, injuries and controversial staging choices, it is no…

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Just because: De Ford Bailey plays “Fox Chase” by Terry Teachout

De Ford Bailey plays “Fox Chase” on a 1967 telecast of National Life Grand Ole Opry: (This is the latest in a series of arts- and history-related videos that appear in this space each M…

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‘A timely reminder that we need to be kinder to each other’: NETFLIX & CHILL – Drayton Arms Theatre by Stephanie Ressort

All in all, Netflix & Chill is a funny yet powerful play about mental health, self image, lad culture and the importance of human connection.

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With 2 New Play Premieres, a Hit Off-Broadway Run, a TV Writing Gig, and More, Charly Evon Simpson is a Playwright On the Rise by Olivia Clement

On the heels of a wildly successful 2019, Simpson debuts her play Jump Off-Broadway.

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In Honor of Billie Joe Armstrong, Look Back at American Idiot on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Green Day front man, who also stepped into the role of St. Jimmy, celebrates his birthday February 17.

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Almanac: Joseph Wood Krutch on February in New England by Terry Teachout

“The most serious charge which can be brought against New England is not Puritanism but February.” Joseph Wood Krutch, The Twelve Seasons Continue reading Almanac: Joseph Wood Krutch on…

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Get Up, Stand Up! Bob Marley musical to open in London by Kitty Underwood

Arinzé Kene will star in a brand new musical based on the life and music of iconic artist Bob Marley. Read more about this exciting new production! The post Get Up, Stand Up! Bob Marley mus…

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Arinzé Kene to star in West End Bob Marley musical by Georgia Snow

Arinzé Kene will star as Bob Marley in a new musical based on the musician’s life that will premiere in the West

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Director steps in to save Barn Theatre’s performance of The Importance of Being Earnest by Ruth Comerford

Director Bryan Hodgson stepped in at the last minute to save a reimagined production of The Importance of Being Earnest at the

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The High Table review at Bush Theatre, London – ‘places the beauty of black queer love centre stage’ by JN Benjamin

In 2014, former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan signed the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act, a move that not only banned same sex

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‘We’ve simply clicked very well as a director/actor team’: Mark Giesser & Beth Burrows on reuniting for Once Upon a Mattress by Featured Content

Offie nominee Beth Burrows stars as Princess Winnifred in rarely seen, 1959 Broadway fairy-tale musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress. It's her fourth collaboration with director Mark Giesser,…

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Obituary: Marjorie Bates Murphy – The Stage’s North West correspondent for 25 years by Michael Quinn

For more than 25 years, Marjorie Bates Murphy served as The Stage’s North West correspondent, contributing always insightful reviews from her first

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VIDEO: WEST SIDE STORY's Cast and Creatives Discuss the Production on 60 MINUTES

The current revival of West Side Story was the subject of a new feature of this Sunday's 60 Minutes.

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NEWS: Judi Dench & Gyles Brandreth will appear in conversation at the Bridge Theatre by Press Releases

Fane and the London Theatre Company present Judi Dench live at the Bridge Theatre in conversation with Gyles Brandreth. For 13 nights only I Remember It Well runs from 20 March to 4 April 20…

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Jalaiah Harmon: 14-year-old who created viral TikTok Renegade dance performs at NBA game by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

A number of high-profile TikTok stars had performed the Renegade dance without crediting Jalaiah for the viral routine

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Wake Up With BWW 2/17: MCP Presents its One-Night JOSEPH... Concert, and More!

Today's top stories: MCP presents its one-night Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat concert tonight at Lincoln Center, and more!

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Best of the Blogs: Leopoldstadt, Far Away, Nora, People Show 137 & more by Lisa Martland

In our continuing series, editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 16 February 2020) including Maryam Philpott’s thoughts on Tom Stoppard’s …

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

REVIEW: Blitz, Union Theatre London ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Lionel Bart's musical Blitz! presented by The Phil Wilmott Company at the Union Theatre. Until 9 March. Book Now! This post REVIEW: Blitz, Union Theatre …

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On the Couch with Lisa Maza by Arts Review

Who is Lisa Maza? Lisa Maza (Meriam/Yidindji/Dutch) is an actor, singer and writer with more than twenty years’ experience as a theatre professional. Recent appearance include two world pr…

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'The violence should be tangible' – Ivo van Hove on roughing up West Side Story by Alexis Soloski

Songs have been dropped, dance routines booted out and the street-fights look nasty. This is a West Side Story for the Trump era, says the avant-garde superstar director Ivo van Hove likes i…

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The High Table review – coming out and coming together in tender debut by Arifa Akbar

Bush theatre, LondonInspired by Master of None, Temi Wilkey delivers a heartfelt and funny tale of love and ancestral ties in a Nigerian family ‘Being gay isn’t something black people lo…

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The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff review – songs and solidarity against fascism by Catherine Love

Northern Stage, Newcastle upon TyneThe Young’uns bring the astonishing true story of a working-class hero who fought against Franco to rousing musical life Five years ago, the folk band th…

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NEWS: Joe Pasquale returns in new 2020 tour of classic sitcom adaptation Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em by Featured Content

The highly acclaimed adaptation of classic British sitcom Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em, starring Joe Pasquale, returns to the stage this month for a new UK-wide tour. Time to get booking!

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Australian Open by Arts Review

A fast-paced comedy about tennis and open relationships, fresh-faced queer indie theatre outfit, bub, presents the world premiere of Angus Cameron’s Australian Open at the Kings Cross Thea…

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

White Night to shine in Bendigo this October by Arts Review

The Victorian Government has announced that White Night Bendigo will return on Saturday 10 October 2020, transforming the leading regional centre in a visual and cultural spectacular. Member…

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (February 17-23) by Natasha Tripney

I Think We Are Alone – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh Scott Graham and Kathy Burke co-direct Frantic Assembly’s touring production of a new

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Lyn Gardner: The Shakespeare police, not ‘woke’ artists, threaten the playwright’s legacy by Lyn Gardner

Who owns Shakespeare? The answer to that, of course, is nobody and all of us. Shakespeare may be English but try telling

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Theatrefolk Featured Play – Just Girls Talking by Robert Wing by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Just Girls Talking by Robert Wing is a fabulous drama for female performers. If “doing the right thing” could destroy a life, would you do it? Yo…

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Ashley Blaker: Goy Friendly by Joel Benjamin

"Goy Friendly" is clearly meant as a light entertainment with lecture-demonstration components and succeeds as such.  It’s delightful spending time with this superb raconteur, even if he …

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Faust by Arts Review

Teddy Tahoe Rhodes resplendent in tattoos, tiara and black evening gown is not the only unsettling sight in David McVicar’s masterful staging of Faust. Church statues come to life, a life-…

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David Byrne's acclaimed American Utopia will return to Broadway this fall by Rachel Yang

David Byrne’s American Utopia is going to keep burning down the house. The musician’s acclaimed show will be returning to Broadway this fall, its producers revealed on Sunday. American …

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St. Louis Symphony Orchestra 'turned the concert hall into a cathedral' by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

The concert featured Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 7 in E major

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Looking Back at Rockabye Hamlet on Broadway by Mark Peikert

The 1976 musical may have been short-lived, but its cast went on to major things.

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Simon Russell Beale: Power Plays by American Theatre Editors

The 'Lehman Trilogy' star talks about not judging his characters, the right age to play Lear, and what he's learned from playing royals.

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Home movies at MoMA: a mesmerising parade of grins and games

A New York exhibition of old footage is a gateway into yesterday’s parties

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Eleanor Rigby — The Beatles delivered a tragedy in microcosm

All four members of the group contributed to the lyrics of this haunting song

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A Stage Adaptation of BBC’s Upstart Crow Opens February 17 in London by Dan Meyer

David Mitchell reprises his performance as William Shakespeare at the Gielgud Theatre.

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Tumacho, With Phillipa Soo, John Ellison Conlee, Chinaza Uche, and More, Returns Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Leigh Silverman-helmed production from Clubbed Thumb kicks off performances February 17 in the Connelly Theater.

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A Sign of the Times, Starring Javier Muñoz, Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Hamilton and In the Heights star returns Off-Broadway in the new monologue play by Stephen Lloyd Helper.

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Cast Set for New Off-Broadway Musical Fable Love Quirks by Andrew Gans

Previews begin February 28 at St. Luke's Theatre.

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Concert, Starring Noah Galvin, Presented February 17 by Andrew Gans

Michael Arden directs the evening, also starring Eden Espinosa, Alex Newell, and Jessica Vosk, at David Geffen Hall.

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The Dance Enthusiast Asks: The Joyce Theater Director of Programming Aaron Mattocks on the Art of Presenting Dance by The Dance Enthusiast

In The Dance Enthusiast Asks: The Joyce Theater Director of Programming Aaron Mattocks on the Art of Presenting Dance, "When we opened our doors in September 2019, through the end of the cal…

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