Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

The Business of Cabaret by Sue Matsuki

The Business of Cabaret / Present Like a Professional Sue Matsuki Multi-award winning singer, songwriter, reviewer, columnist, teacher and producer, Sue Matsuki, will be teaching a special c…

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Lyric Connection, Memorization & Phrasing by Sue Matsuki

CABARET HOTSPOT! Cabaret University presents LYRIC CONNECTION, MEMORIZATION & PHRASING At a mid-town location TBA.   Sue Matsuki & David Sabella present this performance class with…

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Where Bethenny Frankel Finds Her Power by Jeryl Brunner

The entrepreneur and author is making waves with her B Strong initiative.

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Yuja Wang Upset Her Audience In Chicago When She Mixed Up The Order Of Her Program (On Purpose) by Artsjournal

Because of cultural tradition, each audience brings specific expectations to a performance. Classical listeners, who are steeped in the European performance practices, have been conditioned …

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LA’s REDCAT Hires A New Director by Artsjournal

Joao Ribas has recently worked as an independent curator and writer. In 2019 he was the commissioner and curator for the Pavilion of Portugal at the Venice Biennale and curator of a photogra…

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How To Make Historical Ballet Relevant by Artsjournal

Exploring the context in which the ballets arose offers insight into their complexity, and helps us question contemporary assumptions about the choreography, librettos, and music that have s…

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Royal Shakespeare’s Gregory Doran Hits Back At Idea That “Wokeness” Is Threatening Shakespeare by Artsjournal

“Dominic Cavendish fears that the woke wolves are beginning to police Shakespeare, and that ultimately they will apply a sort of politically correct censorship which will render the plays …

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Actor MIKE IVESON Discusses What the Constitution Means to Me by Michael J. Roberts

Showbiz Chicago Actor MIKE IVESON Discusses <em>What the Constitution Means to Me</em> Actor MIKE IVESON on the evolution of Heidi Schreck’s Tony Award nominated and Pulitzer …

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Problems So Obvious A College Student Can Analyze Them In A Week by Joe Patti

Earlier this month, Vu Le at Non-Profit AF made one of those posts you didn’t know you needed until it was written. In it he addressed the stress higher education school projects have on a…

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Review: ‘The Unsinkable Molly Brown’ Has Its Ups and Ups by Elisabeth Vincentelli

A “revisal” of a Meredith Willson musical has a strong female lead who doesn’t quit, and her unrelenting energy makes for a static production.

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The Unsinkable Molly Brown: Females Are Strong as Hell

An old musical gets a much-needed facelift.

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Everything s*cks so here is some good stuff – plays, films, & tv, oh Myyyy by Fairyprincessdiaries

In the past day and a half, The Fairy Princess‘s I-phone screen has cracked, her new jacket got torn to shreds by a villainous door handle not retracting, and her Kindle has gone to the gr…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Birthday in the Bronx by Mark Dundas Wood

If the show seems at times to be a bit of a mess, it’s an often entertaining and always lively one, thanks in good part to members of the acting ensemble, most of whom play multiple roles.…

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‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ plays Madison Square Garden by Caitlin Huston

“To Kill a Mockingbird” made history Wednesday afternoon when the play was performed in Madison Square Garden in front of approximately 18,000 New York City public school students.  Thi…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

See What Critics Had to Say About New The Unsinkable Molly Brown Off-Broadway by Mark Peikert

The revisal of the Meredith Willson musical opened February 26.

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The Unsinkable Molly Brown: Bellying Up to a New Century by Elysa Gardner

★★★★ Dick Scanlan and Kathleen Marshall overhaul the Meredith Willson musical, with delightful results The post The Unsinkable Molly Brown: Bellying Up to a New Century appeared firs…

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WEST SIDE STORY to open in Brisbane by Gabi Bergman

One of the most celebrated musicals of all time, WEST SIDE STORY will play a limited season at Queensland Performing

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Watch Footage From To Kill a Mockingbird at Madison Square Garden by Ruthie Fierberg

The Aaron Sorkin work is the first play to ever perform at the famed New York venue.

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Livestreaming Megan Sandberg-Zakian in conversation with Melinda Lopez

By . Brookline Booksmiths presents Megan Sandberg-Zakian in conversation with Melinda Lopez on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at on Monday 23 Ma…

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BWW TV: Check Out Footage From TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Madison Square Garden

This afternoon, a capacity crowd of 18,000 New York City public school students made history, along side the Broadway cast of To Kill a Mockingbird. Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bart…

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Photo Flash: History-Making Performance of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Madison Square Garden

This afternoon, a capacity crowd of 18,000 New York City public school students made history, along side the Broadway cast of To Kill a Mockingbird. Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by B…

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Take a Look Inside Rehearsals for Roundabout's Broadway Revival of Caroline, or Change by Nathan Skethway

Sharon D. Clarke, John Cariani, and Caissie Levy star in the upcoming production at Studio 54.

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Watch River Mardesic perform “Angry Dance” from BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL! by Gabi Bergman

Billy Elliot is blowing away Melbourne audiences – and we have a sneak peek for our readers! The Act 1 Finale,

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Harry Connick, Jr., Ashley Park, Bartlett Sher and More to Take Part in Theatre Forward Gala Honoring Kelli O'Hara

On March 30, 2020, Theatre Forward, a non-profit arts organization based in New York City, will hold its Chairman's Awards Gala at the Edison Ballroom, 240 West 47th Street, New York City to…

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VIDEO: Mo Rocca Talks About Touring With GREASE on THE LATE LATE SHOW

After James asks Mo Rocca about his start in showbiz touring Southeast Asia in the musical 'Grease,' Mo then recalls his time working as a rollerskating waiter. Seriously.

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Theatre Review: ‘The Wanderers’ at Theatre J by Jeannette Mulherin

Anna Ziegler’s beautiful and riveting new play peels away the window dressing of two seemingly disparate Jewish marriages—one secular, the other Hasidic—to reveal the unseen commonalit…

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Theatre Review: ‘Perfect Arrangement’ at Silver Spring Stage by Norah Dick

An appropriate subtitle for “Perfect Arrangement,” a highly attractive period piece now at Silver Spring Stage, could be “The Way We Never Were.” A satire of 1950s conventionality, t…

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Theatre Review: ‘Weep’ at Nu Sass Productions by Mary Ann Johnson

“Weep” by Amanda Zeitler is the final iteration of La Llorona produced at the Capital Fringe in 2014 when she was still an MFA in playwrighting graduate student at Catholic University. B…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Meets an Arena Full of Students by Julia Jacobs

Madison Square Garden opened its doors for the first time to a Broadway play, as well as to thousands of students from across the city. There were a few logistical hurdles.

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Carmen Cusack, Tony Yazbeck, and More Take Broadway on a Trip With Flying Over Sunset

Hear about the new musical, inspired by three famous figures and their adventures on acid.

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Show People with Paul Wontorek: David Alan Grier of A Soldier's Play by

Three-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier is starring on Broadway as Sergeant Vernon C. Waters in A Soldier’s Play. Hear about his journey to the New York stage and more!

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Celebrating Black History Month: Renée Elise Goldsberry Honors Three Black Actresses of Broadway and Daytime Television 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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Watch Judi Dench & Dan Stevens in the First Trailer for the New Blithe Spirit Film by

The countdown is on for the new film adaptation of Noël Coward's classic comedy Blithe Spirit. A first trailer has been released from the highly anticipated film, which is headlined by upc…

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David Alan Grier on his Whirlwind Broadway Entrance & Returning to His Roots with A Soldier's Play on Show People by Michael Appler

The 1981-1982 Broadway season was one for the ages. Stephen Sondheim and Harold Prince’s historic Broadway flop, Merrily We Roll Along, opened and closed in 12 days; a month later, Dreamg…

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Michael Coveney: Has the wheel come full circle for amateur theatre in Britain? by Michael Coveney

Amdram has a colourful history on the British stage, from ‘little theatres’ in the early 1900s to today’s programmes at the National

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Off-Broadway Review: Transport Group’s “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” at Abrons Arts Center by David Roberts

It is such a treat to walk out of a theater feeling refreshed, happy, and relieved that you can still believe that there are good people in the world doing good things. Upon leaving the Abro…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with THE VAGRANT TRILOGY at The Public Theater

Head inside rehearsals fpr Mona Mansour's THE VAGRANT TRILOGY at the Public Theater!

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Rachel Brosnahan Joins Anthony Ramos in DISTANT

Deadline reports that actress Rachel Brosnahan has joined the cast of 'Distant,' an upcoming sci-fi comedy also starring 'In the Heights' and 'Hamilton' alum Anthony Ramos.

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VIDEO: FROZEN Composers Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez Test Their Disney Tune Knowledge

Check out the Academy Award-winning Frozen songwriting duo, Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, as they test their knowledge of iconic Disney songs with Mashable!

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Bay Area blooming with big dance performances — here’s a look by Randy McMullen

From Smuin Ballet to S.F. Ballet to Wendy Whelan and Nancy Karp and Joffrey Ballet, here are some of the big dance recitals coming to Bay Area.

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From London: Death of England, A Number, and Endgame by David Finkle

Intellectual exercises with Rafe Spall, Roger Allam, Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe in worthy productions The post From London: Death of England, A Number, and Endgame appeared first on N…

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Jessica Adie Is Doing Her Best – Melbourne by Sean McLoughlin

AussieTheatre has ONE double pass to giveaway for Jessica Adie Is Doing Her Best at The Butterfly Club on Wednesday

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Shakespeare Trailblazer Fred C. Adams by American Theatre Editors

The Utah Shakespeare Festival founder constantly searched for opportunities to make a difference.

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Love Quirks by Broadway Select

The post Love Quirks appeared first on BroadwaySelect.

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Cambodian Rock Band, Starring Courtney Reed & More, Extends Again Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Lauren Yee's New York premiere play Cambodian Rock Band has received a second extension by off-Broadway's Signature Theatre. Originally announced to run through March 8 and later extended t…

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Watch Broadway's Ain't Too Proud Stars Sing Hits of The Temptations & Supremes by

The multi-talented stars of the smash-hit musical Ain't Too Proud took to The View on February 26 to sing a slew of celebrated tunes. In honor of the new book Come and Get These Memories: T…

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Ft Worth (TX) Review: Yarchun,Hudock & Stein's HANS & SOPHIE at Amphibian Stage thru' March 1st by Martha Heimberg

SEAN HUDOCK & REBEKAH BROCKMAN make this 2 hander come alive because these fine actors envelope us in the chemistry they create together. Charming, vivid individuals they are heart-wrenchin…

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Taffety Punks’ For choreographer Paulina Guerrero, movement is the message. by Julian Oquendo

Paulina Guerrero is the choreographer for the tenth year anniversary of, opening this week at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop. Guerrero joins us to talk about the differences of…

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To Kill A Mockingbird at Madison Square Garden by New York Theater

Eighteen thousand New York City public school students went to Madison Square Garden this afternoon to watch a performance of “To Kill A Mockingbird,” becoming reportedly the largest aud…

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Go Inside Rehearsals for The Vagrant Trilogy Off-Broadway at the Public by Nathan Skethway

An epic story told in three parts, the new work delves into the Palestinian struggle for home and identity.

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Darebin Arts presents MINI SPIN, a Deaf-lead immersive dance party for kids by Gabi Bergman

From the makers of SPIN comes Mini SPIN, a Deaf-led immersive and interactive dance rave for Deaf, CODA (children of

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

BWW TV: What is HANGMEN All About? The Broadway Company Explains!

Directed by Matthew Dunster, Martin McDonagh's Hangmen is currently in rehearsals, ready to begin performances on Friday, February 28, 2020, and officially open on Thursday, March 19, 2020, …

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Santino Fontana to Make San Francisco Concert Debut by Dan Meyer

The Tony winner will perform at the Venetian Room of the Fairmont Hotel this spring.

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Kanene Holder’s BlackIssuesISSUES Comes to Joe’s Pub February 29 by Dan Meyer

The satire about wokeness in the editorial industry will cap off Black History Month.

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Playwright Accepted Into Emerging Writers Group After Removing Sword from Stone Near Public Theater by Broadway Beat

by Annette Storckman. @astorcks. NEW YORK, NY - Local playwright Adolpho Ray Vonto made waves in the theatrical community this week as he removed the cursed sword from the Stone of Cooper Tr…

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Playwright Accepted Into Emerging Writers Group After Removing Sword from Stone Near Public Theater by Broadway Beat

by Annette Storckman. @astorcks. NEW YORK, NY - Local playwright Adolpho Ray Vonto made waves in the theatrical community this week as he removed the cursed ...

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Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum Announces 2020 Summer Season by American Theatre Editors

The company will present 5 shows running in repertory in their outdoor theatre.

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City Theatre names Clare Drobot associate artistic director by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Monteze Freeland becomes associate producer of the South Side company, amid other staff promotions and hires.

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Black Rep's 'Spell #7' is timely and terrific by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Black Rep presents lesser-known Ntozake Shange play.

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Why Tumacho Star Phillipa Soo Is Ghostbusting in the East Village

Soo brings comedy to a gunfight in Ethan Lipton's musical satire of the Old West…and yes, she's excited to watch the Hamilton movie.

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The Prince of Egypt Opens on London's West End

The new musical features songs by Stephen Schwartz.

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Kate Hamill's The Scarlet Letter Joins McCarter Theatre Center's 2020-21 Season

A new musical based on the life of South African singer, songwriter, and activist Miriam Makeba will open the season.

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The Open Mic Night That Ariana Grande, Charlie Puth, and Iain Armitage Have in Common

Jim Caruso's Cast Party has been running for 17 years. Find out what you've been missing.

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Review: Name-dropping Harlem in ‘Blues for an Alabama Sky’ by Maya Phillips

The neighborhood is referrred to constantly, insistently, but doesn’t come to life in Pearl Cleage’s play about a nightclub singer from the 1930s.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Performs with Motown Songwriters Eddie and Brian Holland

On Wednesday, February 26's episode of The View, Motown songwriters Eddie and Brian Holland were joined by the cast of Broadway's a?oeAin't Too Prouda?? for a special collaboration of their…

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Two Improvisatory Evenings in January- NEVER BEFORE, NEVER AGAIN at Triskelion Arts in Brooklyn (part 2) by The Dance Enthusiast

In Two Improvisatory Evenings in January- NEVER BEFORE, NEVER AGAIN  at Triskelion Arts in Brooklyn (part 2):The Lovelies, a fourth generation company of practicing improvisers (“paying a…

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Two Improvisatory Evenings in January- NEVER BEFORE, NEVER AGAIN at Triskelion Arts in Brooklyn (part 1) by The Dance Enthusiast

In Two Improvisatory Evenings in January- NEVER BEFORE, NEVER AGAIN  at Triskelion Arts in Brooklyn (part 1):The Lovelies, a fourth generation company of practicing improvisers (“paying a…

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Signature Theatre's CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND Extended Again Through March 22

Signature Theatre has announced that its New York premiere production of Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee, featuring songs by Dengue Fever, directed by Chay Yew, has extended for the second…

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Beyond the script: fine-tuning farce in ‘The 39 Steps’ at Constellation by Ravelle Brickman

“I’ve never laughed so hard in rehearsal,” said Nick Olcott, describing some of the antics performed by a tiny but talented cast — four actors in 48 roles — in the wickedly funny s…

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Watch the Cast of Ain't Too Proud Perform With Motown Songwriters Eddie and Brian Holland by Dan Meyer

The Broadway musical dropped by The View February 26.

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Off-Broadway Premiere of Cambodian Rock Band Extends at Signature Theatre by Olivia Clement

Lauren Yee's intimate rock epic, which opened February 24, extends for the second time.

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Rem Koolhaas Discovers The Countryside (And Comes Off As A City Rube) by Artsjournal

Having spent 50 years theorizing about cities, he grew annoyed by how much time his fellow urbanists spend theorizing about cities. So he pulled on his wellies and went tromping out into the…

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Shocking: How Easily Humans Are Getting Intimate With AI by Artsjournal

We’re witnessing a major shift in traditional social life, but it’s not because we’re always online, or because our tech is becoming conscious, or because we’re getting AI lovers lik…

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There’s A Taco Bell Literary Quarterly (Honest To God) by Artsjournal1

“You can read Volume 1 online and Volume 2 should be dropping any day now.” The publication’s mission? “Taco Bell Quarterly is the literary magazine for the Taco Bell Arts and Letter…

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Plano provides a loopy look at three sisters by Kaylen Ralph

Authentic dialogue grounds First Floor Theater's dark comedy. As one of three sisters, I feel uniquely qualified to review the chaotic choreography of dialogue t…

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Check Out the Lineup for the 2020 Women's Day on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The third annual event from Disney on Broadway will feature Mandy Gonzalez, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Lisa McNulty, Ali Stroker, and more.

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Leigh Fondakowski on ‘Laramie,’ 20 Years Later by American Theatre Editors

The show's head writer, Leigh Fondakowski, looks back at the groundbreaking piece of documentary theatre and its continued relevance in an era of rising hate crimes.

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Delayed Departure: A Review of The Layover at The Comrades by Hayley Osborn

The regional premiere of Leslye Headland's play promises a "sexy psychological thriller" but leaves its audience waiting for take off interminably.

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Smart Museum’s take on ‘Allure of Matter’ spends time on the details by S. Nicole Lane

An exhibition in two parts—Part II: The Smart Museum of Art There are certain very specific types of art I cling to, like Eva Hesse’s fiberglass and latex wo…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Megan Hilty, Sierra Boggess, Jason Danieley, More to Perform With the Boston Pops by Ryan McPhee

The orchestra's 2020 season also includes a concert presentation of Ragtime.

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Blues for an Alabama Sky by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Pearl Cleage’s "Blues for an Alabama Sky" gets a belated New York premiere courtesy of Keen Company in its 20th season. Although seen in many regional theaters since its 1995 premiere at t…

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Looking for Regional Gigs? Bye Bye Birdie, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Shakespeare Theatre Company, and More Are Casting by Dan Meyer

Find your next Equity job with this selection of upcoming calls for shows around the country.

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Review: Sting’s ‘Last Ship’ can’t seem to shake off the barnacles by Chad Jones

Sting's musical "The Last Ship," inspired by his English childhood, got a major rewrite but is still weighed down by cliches and blandness.

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Just In Time For Coronavirus? Video Conferencing Is Getting A Makeover by Artsjournal

From virtual backgrounds to hide the dirty dished in your sink to AI-powered smoothing of video over iffy connections, video-conferencing services are trying to make the experience more vivi…

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More And More Men Are Dancing On Pointe by Artsjournal1

And it’s not just the Trockaderos and Cinderella’s mean stepsisters, either. Gilbert Bolden of New York City Ballet, James Whiteside of ABT, Bennet Gartside of The Royal Ballet, and Raff…

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Polonium, The Opera: Work About Poisoning Of Alexander Litvinenko Is Coming by Artsjournal1

The Life & Death of Alexander Litvinenko, with music by Anthony Bolton and a libretto by Kit Hesketh-Harvey based on the book Death of a Dissident by Litvinenko’s widow, premieres this…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Eden Espinosa Extends Residency Series at The Green Room 42 by Dan Meyer

The Wicked and Falsettos favorite takes over the N.Y.C. venue this winter.

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Review: "Jesus Christ Superstar" National Tour at The Bushnell, Hartford by Mark G. Auerbach

Westfield News Review of Jesus Christ Superstar, at Hartford's Bushnell through March 1. Hard to believe it's 50 years old.

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McCarter Theater Center Taps Kate Hamill, Moritz von Stueplnagel, and More for 2020–2021 Season by Dan Meyer

The slate of offerings includes The Scarlet Letter, Tiger Style!, and Bhangin’ It.

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Jackie Burns and Jonah Platt To Star In "A Walk On The Moon" At George Street

WICKED alums Jackie Burns (Broadway’s longest running Elphaba) and Jonah Platt (NBC’s "Jesus Christ Superstar") will star as Pearl and Marty Kantrowitz in the East Coast premiere of A WA…

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Musical Adaptation of The Book Thief to Have World Premiere at U.K.'s Octagon Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

The Markus Zusak novel has been adapted by the writing team behind Off-Broadway's upcoming Between The Lines.

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Armie Hammer, Jessie Mueller and More Talk 'Democracy in Action' in The Minutes by

The Minutes stars Armie Hammer and Jessie Mueller, along with playwright and fellow star Tracy Letts, talk the show's political impact and more.

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Watch the Cast of Girl From the North Country Perform Bob Dylan's 'Slow Train'/'License to Kill' by Michael Appler

The cast of Girl From the North Country, Conor McPherson's new musical about American life in the Great Depression set to Bob Dylan's songbook (though not to first use it!), made an appeara…

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Alex Newell stops by HQ to chat about Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist and more with Paul Wontorek. 

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Tony Winner Levi Kreis to Headline New Musical Pure Country at Houston's Theatre Under the Stars by Andy Lefkowitz

Levi Kreis, the standout star who nabbed a Tony for his Broadway debut in Million Dollar Quartet, has been selected to lead the new musical Pure Country, based on the hit movie. The producti…

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Tracy Letts, Jessie Mueller & the Cast of The Minutes Talk About Their New Political Comedy by Diep Tran

In case you haven't been getting enough politics on your television screens, The Minutes is coming to Broadway. The new play by two-time Tony winner Tracy Letts follows the inner workings …

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The We're Gonna Die Team Celebrated Death, and Life, at Their Off-Broadway Opening Night by Diep Tran

Their show may be called We're Gonna Die but that's no reason to be sad. The cast and creative team of the play-with-music celebrated their opening night on February 25 at the Sky Room. Th…

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Presley Ryan to Continue as Lydia in Beetlejuice on Broadway Through March 29 by Andy Lefkowitz

Presley Ryan is sticking around with Broadway's ghost with the most. The longtime Lydia understudy, who temporarily took over the principal role in the Tony-nominated musical Beetlejuice l…

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Mandy Gonzalez, Ali Stroker & More Will Take Part in Disney's 3rd Annual Women's Day on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Disney Theatrical has announced a respected group of stars and creatives set to participate in the 3rd Annual Women's Day on Broadway. The previously announced event, titled "The Decade Ahea…

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Baby One More Time: London Hit & Juliet Sets North American Premiere in Toronto by Andy Lefkowitz

& Juliet, a new musical which has been a hit with audiences in London's West End, has set a North American debut staging as part of the 2020-2021 season of Toronto's Mirvish Theatre. The…

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Alex Newell Talks His NBC Show Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist and Becoming Friends with Bernadette Peters by Diep Tran

Actor Alex Newell has had an extraordinary 2020 so far. Two weeks ago, he wrapped filming on season one of the new NBC television show Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist. He released a music vi…

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Review: Ordinary Days, Adam Gwon’s charming chamber musical by Steven McKnight

Adam Gwon’s chamber musical Ordinary Days is ostensibly the story of four young adults searching for love and their “life stories” in New York City.  Yet the real love story at the he…

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Arts Venues Is Britain May Be Required By Law To Protect Against Terrorism by Artsjournal1

“Home Office officials are to launch a consultation on legally forcing organisations to increase physical security at venues and train staff to respond to terrorist attacks, as well as put…

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Anne Midgette: The Placido Domingo Case by Artsjournal

“Domingo is, indeed, irreplaceable — because the world no longer has a place for this particular kind of artist, who has done so much to help the field and so much to harm it. And it may…

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Director Says Apple Won’t Let Its Products Be used By Bad Guys In Movies by Artsjournal

Knives Out and The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson has said that Apple won’t let the bad guys in movies use iPhones. “Apple… they let you use iPhones in movies but — and this is very…

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Chicago’s seven “most endangered” buildings by Deanna Isaacs

Preservation Chicago releases its 2020 list. Preservation Chicago announced the 2020 edition of its annual list of the city’s “7 Most Endangered Buildings”…

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‘Provocatively & evocatively powerful’: SEEDS – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Tiata Fahodzi’s Seeds in association with the Leeds Playhouse, Soho Theatre and Tara Finney Productions is being world premiered in Leeds.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

The Enduring Legacy of ‘Laramie,’ Two Decades Later by American Theatre Editors

Since 2000, thousands of productions of 'The Laramie Project' have shared Matthew Shephard's story with communities around the world.

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A Guide to New York City for Influencers by Kayleigh McClean For Broadway Direct

Let’s be honest: These days, hitting a hot spot is largely about the pictures you take there. And for some, those pictures have helped savvy photographers and forward-thinking content crea…

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‘Dana H.’ – A Harrowing Story of Adapting to Maladaptation by Matthew Wexler

In "Dana H.", a series of taped interviews provide the narrative for Lucas Hnath's harrowing theater piece about his mother's five-and-a-half-month abduction. The post ‘Dana H.’ – A …

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Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell, and Darren Criss Preview American Buffalo

Neil Pepe directs the David Mamet revival on Broadway.

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Presley Ryan to Play Lydia in Beetlejuice on Broadway

She will take over for the recently departed Sophia Anne Caruso.

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Sing Street to Open Broadway Box Office With 1982 Pricing

Rebecca Taichman directs the adaptation of John Carney's film.

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‘Zomo the Rabbit: A Hip-Hop Creation Myth’ returns to Imagination Stage by Kendall Mostafavi

Imagination Stage brings back its Helen Hayes nominated show, Zomo the Rabbit: A Hip-Hop Creation Myth, written by Psalmayene 24. With the title character, Zomo, inspired by a Nigerian folkt…

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Celia Keenan-Bolger, Ali Stroker and More Announced for WOMEN'S DAY ON BROADWAY 2020

In celebration of International Women's Day, Disney on Broadway announces the lineup for the 3rd annual a?oeWomen's Day on Broadway: The Decade Ahead and How Women Will Shape It.a??

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Hunter Foster-Directed ROCK OF AGES And More Announced for Theatre Aspen 2020 Season

The 2020 Theatre Aspen summer season has been announced and is set to include productions of Broadway favorites including Kander and Ebb's Chicago, the heavy metal musical Rock of Ages, and…

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Go Inside Rehearsals for Immersive New U.K. Production of Zorro the Musical by Olivia Clement

Benjamin Purkiss stars as the masked hero in the musical, featuring original music by the Gipsy Kings.

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Check Out Photos From the Off-Broadway Opening of We're Gonna Die by Nathan Skethway

Young Jean Lee's play-concert, about life and death, returns for a limited run at Second Stage Theater directed by Raja Feather Kelly.

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Off-Broadway Review: “Miss America’s Ugly Daughter: Bess Myerson & Me” at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater by David Roberts

The audience seemed to enjoy the production now playing at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater entitled “Miss America’s Ugly Daughter” written and performed by Bess Myerson’s daught…

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What would Isadora Duncan do? Isadora Now at the Barbican

Viviana Durante conjures the pioneering dancer’s spirit in a trio of works

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of AMERICAN BUFFALO on Broadway!

Rehearsals are underway for the Broadway revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo, which begins previews on March 24, 2020 with an official opening on April 14, 2020 at the Circle in the …

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Photo Flash: Bernadette Peters, Julie Halston, Sierra Boggess, Jason Gotay and More at BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF!

An annual sold-out event that is an exclusive New York musical theater experience, BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! featured Broadway stars performing some of their favorite songs and original pie…

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Shakespeare Theatre stages a stunning ‘Timon of Athens’ for modern audiences by Andrew Walker White

Among Shakespeare’s plays are a special few whose relevance waxes and wanes with the times. They disappear from the stage for years, only to re-emerge when they are ready to speak to our i…

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Mark Ruffalo takes on DuPont in eco-thriller Dark Waters

Todd Haynes directs the true story of a Cincinnati lawyer’s battle with the chemical giant

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Portrait of a Lady on Fire has the look of love and the magic of cinema

Céline Sciamma conjures the past and the power of attraction in the story of a painter and her subject

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The creative goal of the author and the tendency of the play were created not by the actor but by the spectator, as the result of all that he saw and heard in the theatre. (MLIA)

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Five Burning Questions with Endlings Director Sammi Cannold

Director Sammi Cannold talks about immersing herself in the world of New York Theatre Workshop's Endlings, bringing back her Ragtime on Ellis Island, and realizing her dream for Evita at Cit…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Amplifying Unheard Voices by Christa Skiles

New grant supports diversity in student leadership The post Amplifying Unheard Voices appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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True History of the Kelly Gang is a bloody, woozy, teasing telling of the Ned Kelly story

Justin Kurzel turns Peter Carey’s novel into a punkish cult movie in waiting

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Tracy Letts Can’t Fight With His Playwright by Jesse McKinley

That’s because he is the playwright, and the star, of “The Minutes,” a breakneck comedy about political blood sport in a small town.

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Claudia Rankine Looks at White Privilege From 35,000 Feet by Salamishah Tillet

How do you turn a magazine article about air travel and race relations into theater? For “Help,” Rankine’s new play, she started with a pile of letters.

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Dana H. by Darryl Reilly

Wearing costume designer Janice Pytel’s arresting black and red ensemble, Ms. O’Connell mostly sits in a chair on scenic designer Andrew Boyce’s authentically detailed drab and ominous…

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Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows Program Applications Close March 1 by Ruthie Fierberg

The year-long intensive pairs up-and-coming theatre writers with established pros, which have included Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and more.

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We Will Buy No More Art For LACMA, Says Foundation That Funded Acquisitions For 60 Years by Artsjournal1

“The Ahmanson’s gift program, which has paid for 114 paintings and 15 sculptures, is the backbone of the museum’s widely admired European art collection.” And why is that program bei…

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‘Simpsons’ Actor Hank Azaria Explains Why He Won’t Do The Voice Of Apu Anymore by Artsjournal1

“Once I realized that that was the way this character was thought of, I just didn’t want to participate in it anymore. … The character of Apu was done with love and pride and the best …

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Lisel Mueller, Who Turned The Pain Of Fleeing The Nazis Into Award-Winning Verse, Dead At 96 by Artsjournal1

“[She] fled Hitler’s Germany as a teenager and became a [multiple-]prize-winning poet in the United States, drawing on her family history for lyrical works about love, art, nature and lo…

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Has Anything Really Changed In Hollywood Since The Harvey Weinstein Case Broke? Actually, Yes by Artsjournal1

“Structural problems, such as Hollywood’s persistent lack of women in positions of power and key creative roles, will take years to adequately address. Still, on top of the specific chan…

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After 23 Years, The Team That Created ‘How I Learned To Drive’ Brings It To Broadway by Artsjournal1

Laura Collins-Hughes talks to playwright Paula Vogel, director Mark Brokaw, and actors Mary-Louise Parker and David Morse talk about the original 1997 Off-Broadway production and why they’…

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‘Like it or not, the star is still the major attraction in the theatre’ – 60 years ago in The Stage by The Stage

Sixty years ago this week (February 25, 1960), our contributor RB Marriott wrote about the ever-present question of celebrity casting: “Whether we

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To Kill a Mockingbird Prepares for Their Historic Performance at MSG by Kayleigh McClean For Broadway Direct

New rehearsal photos are available of Aaron Sorkin’s stage adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird, as the cast prepares to make history tonight, February 26th, 2020, as the first-ever Broadwa…

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Go Inside the London Opening of The Prince of Egypt by Nathan Skethway

The musical, featuring Stephen Schwartz’s music from the 1998 film as well as new material, has extended seven weeks.

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Presley Ryan to take over the role of Lydia in ‘Beetlejuice’ for the next month by Caitlin Huston

Presley Ryan will take over the lead role of Lydia in “Beetlejuice” for the next month, the production announced Wednesday. Ryan had been an understudy for original cast member Sophia An…

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Beetlejuice's Presley Ryan to Play Lydia Deetz on Broadway Through March by Mark Peikert

The announcement comes after original Lydia, Sophia Anne Caruso, left the show last week to pursue film and TV work.

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Tracy-Ann Oberman: My experiences of anti-Semitism will inform how I play Shylock by Ruth Comerford

Actor Tracy-Ann Oberman has revealed how her own experiences of misogyny and anti-Semitism have informed a new production of The Merchant of

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The Public's Free, Census-Focused Civic Salon: To Be Counted to Tour NYC by Olivia Clement

The program will feature music by Martha Redbone, poetry by NSangou Njikam, food, conversation, storytelling, and more.

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'Any attempt is perilous!' How do you adapt a novel for the stage? by Arifa Akbar

Tales by Virginia Woolf, Angela Carter and Emily Brontë are all being brought to theatres this year. Their creative teams reflect on what they cut and what they added How does a well-loved …

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Viviana Durante Company: Isadora Now review – tribute to a trailblazer by Sanjoy Roy

Barbican, LondonSweeping nostalgia meets occult menace in this three-part homage to dance pioneer Isadora Duncan Isadora Duncan was a founding figure of modern dance. Replacing ballet’s po…

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BWW Exclusive: Thomas Schumacher Reveals Next Steps for HERCULES, AIDA & More!

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, a new North American tour of Elton John and Tim Rice's Tony-winning Broadway smash Aida will premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse in 2021 before beginning a…

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Theatres face legal duty to take measures to protect public from terrorist attacks by Giverny Masso

A new law proposed by the government will require venues to put measures in place to protect the public from a terrorist

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Photo Flash: Sneak Peek At Set Designs For Joe DiPietro's CONSCIENCE at George Street Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Broadway designer James Youmans (West Side Story, Gypsy, Come Fly Away) has just revealed his set renderings for two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro's newest play CONSCIENCE, which is set to b…

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‘An uplifting piece of theatre’: ON YOUR FEET! – Touring ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

For a celebration of music, life and heritage, get On Your Feet! and conga your way to see this tour.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Lenny Henry co-founds creative diversity research centre by Georgia Snow

Lenny Henry is to front a new research centre dedicated to diversity in the media. The comedian and actor is one of

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Isadora Now review at Barbican Theatre, London – ‘an intense and vivid tribute’ by Neil Norman

Viviana Durante’s all-female company is purpose-built for this triple-bill tribute to the “mother of modern dance”. The revival of two short pieces

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Check Out the Trailer for the New Blithe Spirit Movie, Starring Judi Dench and Dan Stevens by Dan Meyer

The big screen adaptation of Noël Coward’s comedy also stars Leslie Mann and Isla Fisher.

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Lori Brown Mirabal's Charmed Life, From Soul Singing to Opera Star to Play Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The autobiographical solo play with music will run at Urban Stages next month.

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‘Bandstand’ actor finds, in a forgotten relative, a kinship with his onstage character by Thomas Floyd

Zack Zaromatidis, who plays a World War II veteran in the touring musical, discovered a great-uncle who fought in the Pacific theater.

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Photo Flash: First Look at EASY WOMEN SMOKING LOOSE CIGARETTES at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes by DC playwright Dani Stoller.

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Noah Galvin, Jessica Vosk, Betsy Wolfe, More Set for the Return of Villain: DeBlanks by Dan Meyer

Tony nominee Jeremy Shamos also joins the comedy night at Joe’s Pub.

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BWW Exclusive: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Cast Reflects on the Importance of Black History Month

Preview performances are underway for Girl From The North Country, which officially opens at the Belasco Theatre on March 5. Celebrated playwright Conor McPherson boldly reimagines the songs…

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& Juliet by Mirvish Productions

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Tim Cowbury’s “The Claim” at Shoreditch Town Hall: Quietly Satirical Account of Political Asylum by Aleks Sierz

Your story. Our story. Their story. Just imagine: you’re a political refugee, and, having experienced horrible things that happened to your family, you finally, after a lot of trouble, arr…

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Watch the Cast of Girl From the North Country Perform a Medley of Bob Dylan's 'Slow Train' and 'License to Kill' by Dan Meyer

Austin Scott, Kimber Sprawl, Jeannette Bayardelle, and more performed selections from the Broadway musical on The Tonight Show.

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VIDEO: See Dan Stevens & Judi Dench in the Trailer for BLITHE SPIRIT

Studiocanal UK has released the trailer for Blithe Spirit, a riotous reimagining of Noël Coward's classic comedy, about love that just won't die. The film stars Dan Stevens who is about t…

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Jukebox Musical & Juliet Sets North American Premiere by Ryan McPhee

The Tony-winning Oklahoma! revival and two Andrew Lloyd Webber hits are also on tap for the upcoming Mirvish Theatre season in Toronto.

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London Theatre Review: Matilda a "great night out" and "must-see"

Wow, what a night! So I’ve been busting to see Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre ever since it was announced almost a decade ago and just couldn’t find a child to go with. Don’t wait …

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Hit West End musical & Juliet to make North American premiere in Toronto

& Juliet caused a stir when it began its pre-West End run in Manchester just last year before transferring to London’s Shaftesbury Theatre where it caused a riot of rave reviews from …

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Sweetening Incentives To Experience Creativity With Strangers by Joe Patti

Knowing that one of the biggest barriers people experience when planning to go to an event is not having someone to accompany them, five years ago I was inspired by a Brazilian bus company t…

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Oliver Twist for all the senses: Leeds makes Dickens fully accessible by Catherine Love

Deaf and disabled actors are bringing a fresh dimension to the much-loved tale in Leeds Playhouse’s new production. The creative team explain its ‘aesthetics of access’ Entering direct…

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The Tin Drum review – Günter Grass's spectacular study of German trauma by Arifa Akbar

Coronet theatre, LondonNico Holonics is in resoundingly offbeat form as as a stunted child in a solo show that delights in making its audience squirm ‘How shall I begin?” asks Nico Holon…

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by Susan Grace

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To Kill a Mockingbird Plays Madison Square Garden February 26 by Ruthie Fierberg

The Aaron Sorkin work is the first play to ever perform at the famed New York venue.

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Read Reviews for The Prince of Egypt Musical in London by Dan Meyer

The musical, featuring Stephen Schwartz’s music from the 1998 film as well as new material, stars Luke Brady and Christine Allado.

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Four Minutes Twelve Seconds review at Oldham Coliseum – ‘timely and nuanced revival’ by Natalie Douglas

In a week that has seen the conviction of Harvey Weinstein, James Fritz’s thought-provoking 2014 play about consent, power and the internet’s

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New musical CASES to run at The Other Palace Studio in London this spring

In 'case' you missed it, the new musical by composer Dominic Powell entitled Cases is set to play a strictly limited season at The Other Palace Studio this spring. The show received its w…

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VIDEO: Watch the Cast of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Perform 'Slow Train/License to Kill' on THE TONIGHT SHOW

The cast of Girl from the North Country stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday, February 25 to perform a special medley performance of 'Slow Train' and 'License to Ki…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1074: Greg Kotis by Adam Szymkowicz

Greg Kotis Hometown: Wellfeet, Massachusetts.Current Town: New York City.Q:  Tell me about I Am Nobody.A:  I Am Nobody is a low-budget, guitar-driven musical comedy about people grappling …

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Louvre’s Leonardo 500 Show Demolishes Attendance Record by Artsjournal1

“[The exhibition] brought in 1,071,840 visitors over the four months it was on view. This figure easily smashed its previous attendance record of 540,000 visitors, which was held by a 2018…

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AGMA Was Going To Keep Its Report On Plácido Domingo Quiet, And Domingo Was Going To Pay AGMA $500K. Now The Deal’s Off by Artsjournal1

“The deal they were working on — which called for the union, the American Guild of Musical Artists, to limit its public statements about the inquiry and for Mr. Domingo to pay the union …

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2020 MAC Nominees Announced by David Sabella

ANNOUNCING THE 2020 MAC AWARD NOMINEES The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) is pleased to announce the 2020 MAC Award nominees. The nominees were determined by votes cast by the activ…

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A formidable production of ‘The Wanderers’ at Theater J by David Siegel

“Isn’t it OK to sometimes be selfish?” asks a character in Anna Ziegler’s cunningly devised The Wanderers. With Amber McGinnis’ discerning, sympathetic direction, Theater J’s pro…

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Be More Chill at The Other Palace by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the UK premiere of the Broadway musical Be More Chill.

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Diary: Has left-footed Paul Merton got pre-show blues for you? by Tabard

With the musical Hairspray preparing to open at the London Coliseum, cast members assembled last week to offer industry folk a sneak

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'Once is not enough' video series: "If You Want Me"

We continue our "Once is not enough" video series with this recently released version of the haunting "If You Want Me" from ONCE, sung by acclaimed Guy and Girl, Daniel Healy and Emma Lucia.…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

That ‘Oklahoma!’ revival that divided New York City? We’ll see it in Toronto courtesy of Mirvish by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

New Mirvish season also includes ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ revival and Phantom followup ‘Love Never Dies’; pop musical ‘& Juliet’; World War II play ‘Pressure’ and Agatha …

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Photo Flash: Stephen Schwartz, Elaine Paige, and More at Opening Night of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT

Last night was the opening night of The Prince of Egypt at London's Dominion Theatre.

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SING STREET Box Office Opens This Week with Special 1982 Pricing!

The Lyceum Theatre box office opens Thursday, February 27 at 10am (EST) for the new Broadway musical SING STREET starring the cast of the critically acclaimed New York Theatre Workshop produ…

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‘The NHS is a true melting pot’: Writer-director Jon Welch on Drip Drip Drip & Pipeline’s trio of theatremakers by Featured Content

Drip Drip Drip transfers to London's Pleasance Theatre next week. Writer-director Jon Welch explains how the fast-shifting new world order inspired the play, set on an NHS oncology ward, and…

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Westfield News ArtsBeat 2/26/20 and Review: Jane Eyre" at Hartford Stage by Mark G. Auerbach

Westfield News ArtsBeat 2/26/20. Review of Hartford Stage's "Jane Eyre"; a preview of "The Pitch", a world premiere at The Majestic, and arts news for WMass and No.CT.

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“Some things I thought I’d invented turned out to be true”: Anne-Sophie Marie tells us about creating interrogation tale The Ballerina by Featured Content

How did an off-the-cuff response to a Theatre 503 show lead to The Ballerina premiering in New York before coming to his year's VAULT Festival. Playwright Anne-Sophie Marie explains. Read he…

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Let’s all raise funds to help our theatre colleagues in times of need – your views, February 27 by The Stage

In the 18 years since Combined Theatrical Charities, known as Acting for Others, revital­ised its fundraising activities by persuading almost every theatre

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A perfectionist in pointe shoes: after 30 years and many, many plum roles, Greta Hodgkinson leaves the National Ballet of Canada by Michael Crabb - Special To The Star

Farewell seasons hardly get better than the one Greta Hodgkinson has had. She ends her career as a National Ballet principal dancer with the title role in Frederick Ashton’s ‘Marguerite …

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by James Marino

Kinnear Joins MOCKINGBIRD in April, Review Roundup: CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND and ALL THE NATALIE PORTMANS, DARLING GRENADINE extends, THE PRINCE OF EGYPT extends longer, the Miranda Family presen…

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& JULIET, OKLAHOMA!, and More Announced For the 2020-21 Mirvish Theatre Season

The 2020/21 Mirvish Theatre Season has been announced, featuring 13 shows, including the North American premiere of & Juliet!

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Independent-sector workers to get pay rises of up to 24% under new Equity deal by Giverny Masso

Performers and creatives working for independent theatre organisations will get pay rises of up to 24% under a new deal negotiated by

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Michael Billington reveals least favourite shows over 50-year career by Georgia Snow

Michael Billington has revealed the shows he hated and those he misjudged, at an event celebrating his 50-year career as a critic.

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One That Got Away: The Secret Garden by JK

In the interest of full disclosure, this One That Got Away is a bit of a cheat. A couple of years after its debut on Broadway, I did get to see the The Secret Garden's national tour. But I…

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Denise Van Outen to host London cabaret show by Ruth Comerford

Denise Van Outen is set to host a cabaret show at Proud Embankment next month. The West End star will also perform

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Meat review at Theatre503, London – ‘striking new writing about sexual consent’ by Olivia Rook

Gillian Greer’s new play navigates the subject of sexual consent with unflinching honesty. Max (India Mullen) is visiting her ex-boyfriend Ronan (Sean

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Theatre Advocates Mobilize In Response to California?s Gig Worker Law

by Rotimi Agbabiaka   Last month, California?s AB5 went into effect, requiring companies across the state to reclassify their independent contractors as employees. The law, which was aime…

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London Theatre Review: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre

Tom Macrae and Dan Gillespie’s musical inspired by a teenage boy with a passion for drag is joyful, witty, and bold. Full of youthful energy and some truly powerful performances, Everybody…

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Photo Flash: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Rehearses For Madison Square Garden Performance

Today, the Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, will become the first-ever Broadway play…

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NEWS: Sean Rigby & Kristin Atherton star in the European premiere of Hockey Mom, Hockey Dad by Featured Content

Casting has been announced for the European premiere of Michael Melski’s hit Canadian two-hander Hockey Mom, Hockey Dad, which runs at London's Finborough Theatre from 31 March to 25 April…

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Snapshot: Howard Keel sings “Where Is the Life That Late I Led?” by Terry Teachout

Howard Keel sings Cole Porter’s “Where Is the Life That Late I Led?” in the 1953 film version of Kiss Me, Kate: (This is the latest in a series of arts- and history-related videos th…

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‘The improvisation skills are phenomenal’: CROOKS 1926 – King William IV by Stephanie Ressort

There are puzzles, and codes to be cracked, jobs to be planned, people to be hired, revenge to be had & scores to be settled in the fun experience that is Colab Theatre’s Crooks 1926.

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Make-up Tutorial: How to Create Old-Age Make-up for the Stage by Roberto Araujo

Watch make-up artist Kyle Krueger break down this classic technique.

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Quiz: Can You Identify the Character From Their Hairstyle? by Talaura Harms

Based on a silhouette of the famous coiffure, do you know who these theatrical icons are?

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When you believe: The Prince of Egypt makes the West End its home for an extra seven weeks

It’s been quite a week for the London production of The Prince Of Egypt with its official opening at London’s Dominion Theatre and news announced that the show’s run will be extended f…

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Almanac: Cyril Connolly on marriage by Terry Teachout

“The particular charm of marriage is the duologue, the permanent conversation between two people who talk over everything and everyone till death breaks the record. It is this back-chat wh…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Review: Young Jean Lee’s We’re Gonna Die opens Off-Broadway by Jonathan Mandell

We’re all in pain – because of loneliness or loss, betrayal or illness – and playwright Young Jean Lee wants to offer us some comfort.  This might not be immediately apparent, given t…

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Fortune favours the bold… or so they say by Sean McLoughlin

The vast majority of Broadway shows flop. However no one ever hears the details of the financial repercussions endured by

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Tell Us In 10: Julia Frith by Hira Desai

This week's Tell Us In 10 is with Julia Frith from The Comedy About A Bank Robbery and it's guaranteed to give you some giggles! The post Tell Us In 10: Julia Frith appeared first on Officia…

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‘The UK reminds me of a lover who is still harping over an ex’: Playwright Hassan Abdulrazzak on The Special Relationship by Featured Content

As The Special Relationship starts performances, we talk to author Hassan Abdulrazzak about transatlantic diplomacy, immigration, Middle Eastern playwrights to watch and returning to Soho Th…

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Furtwängler in Wartime by Artsjournal1

Books continue to be written about what it was like to live in Germany under Hitler. I wonder if any of the authors have auditioned Wilhelm Furtwängler’s wartime broadcasts with the Berli…

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She was just a Miller’s daughter: ENO revives a middle-period Verdi by Artsjournal1

The English National Opera is having a tough old time, but the company is still capable of both daring and successful ventures, such as the new Luisa Miller, a Verdi rarity last staged in Lo…

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Merce in Three Dimensions by Artsjournal1

Alla Kovgan’s new film Cunningham not only shoots its dancers in three dimensions, but collages historic, two-dimensional black-and-white images in smaller sizes on the screen, often overl…

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NEWS: The Prince of Egypt extends its West End run by seven weeks by Press Releases

The Prince Of Egypt, the brand-new musical that officially opens this week at London’s Dominion Theatre, has added seven extra weeks to its limited engagement with 100,000 new tickets now …

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Wake Up With BWW 2/26: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Madison Square Garden, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Opens, and More!

Today's top stories: To Kill a Mockingbird plays Madison Square Garden, The Unsinkable Molly Brown (starring Beth Malone) officially opens tonight, and more!

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NEWS: Lizzie Milton’s folk tale-inspired Heroine receives world premiere at VAULT Festival by Featured Content

Acclaimed theatre companies Snatchback and Joyous Gard join forces this spring to stage Lizzie Milton's latest play that explores what it means to be a Heroine. Book your tickets now!

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Jodi Picoult adapts The Book Thief for stage premiere as part of Octagon Theatre season by Ruth Comerford

A musical adaptation of The Book Thief is set to have its world premiere as part of Bolton’s Octagon’s autumn season. It

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Obituary: Tom Erhardt – ‘perhaps the most knowledgeable theatre agent in the world’ by Michael Quinn

Paying tribute in the Guardian, the playwright Christopher Hampton described Tom Erhardt as being “in his heyday perhaps the most knowledgeable theatre

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‘This is the fiercest account of racism on the London stage’: PASS OVER – Kiln Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Despite its absurdist style, Pass Over is a political play whose message is indisputable. The evening is a powerful mixture of male camaraderie, brutality and almost casual defiance.

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Watch: Whoopi Goldberg on 'event of the century' Sister Act, now also starring Clive Rowe

Casting for the return of Sister Act just keeps getting better, not least Olivier Award winner Clive Rowe. Watch what Whoopi Goldberg says about making her London stage debut in the hit adap…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

The Angel Esmeralda review – slender DeLillo fable fails to take operatic flight by Andrew Clements

Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London Although well sung and staged, Lliam Paterson’s score and Pamela Carter’s text fail to make a substantial opera out of this Don DeLillo short …

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Jeff Achtem talks kids shows and puppetry by Peter J Snee

Too impatient to make films, Jeff discovered puppetry as a visual language for live cartoon storytelling. He draws on a

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Editor’s View: Inconsistent phone rules leave theatre audiences confused by Matthew Hemley

Richard Griffiths and Patti LuPone: theatre is no stranger to actors taking poor audience behaviour into their own hands. Griffiths famously stopped

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Adelaide Fringe: L.I.A.R. (Life Is A Rehearsal) by Arts Review

The Berlin based L.I.A.R. Company consists of multi award-winning German, Remi Martin, acrobat and Chinese pole master, American Mandi Orozco, contortionist and aerialist, Canadian Tarran th…

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Pop the question on one of the world’s most famous stages by Sean McLoughlin

Opera Australia today launched an exciting new Proposal Package that could make all the difference between a resounding YES and

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Royal Opera House live cinema season presents La Bohème by Sean McLoughlin

The Royal Opera House 2019/20 Live Cinema Season exclusively presents special screenings of Puccini’s opera of young love, La bohème on

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Beautiful – The Carole King Musical by Arts Review

Davine Productions has assembled a stellar cast for Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, currently playing a sold out season as part of the Adelaide Fringe. In the role of Carole King is J…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

'I can hear them three floors away!' The theatres where you don't have to behave by David Jays

You’re meant to shut up, keep still and pay attention at the theatre – but what if that’s a problem? We examine the rise of ‘relaxed’ spaces where anything goes It started with the…

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“The Chains:” Dance Theatre Uganda Returns with a Bang! by Ian Kiyingi Muddu

We last saw them on stage in 2016. We thought they had gone down the way of most companies – consigned their talents to oblivion. But on February 1st, 2020, Dance Theatre Uganda returned t…

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As Fates Would Have It – What We Learn From Minor Players In Greek Tragedies And Hollywood Films by Elodie Paillard

Many will be familiar with the looming presence of Oedipus or Antigone in Classical Greek tragedy. But how many remember the so-called secondary characters (nurses, soldiers, pedagogues) wit…

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A beautifully challenging piece from ATYP is coming to Riverside Theatres by Peter J Snee

From the pen of award-winning playwright, Mary Anne Butler, comes an urgent and vital new work, Cusp, playing at Riverside

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Remembering Jerome Robbins' Broadway and How He 'Changed Musical Theatre Singlehandedly' by Sheryl Flatow

In this 1989 Playbill feature, the soon-to-be Tony-winning musical gets explored as the legendary choreographer recreated his work.

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David Benedict: Stop the sexism that ghettoises great writers like Caryl Churchill by David Benedict

I once interviewed the legendary Elaine Stritch at London’s Savoy Hotel where, in some splendour, she had previously lived for 13 years.

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Visual Storytelling in Socially Engaged Performance by Irina Kruzhilina

By Irina Kruzhilina. Irina Kruzhilina discusses the importance of visuals as a means of expression in politically and socially engaged theatre.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)
[collapse] and John Gore Organization Earn Eight 2020 New York Emmy Nominations by

John Gore Organization, the parent company of and Broadway Channel, has been honored with eight 2020 New York Emmy Award nominations, including nods for the popular…

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Take a First Look at the New Off-Broadway Play-With-Music Coal Country by Diep Tran

Coal Country, a new play-with-music currently running off-Broadway at the Public Theater, just released its first production photos. The production features music by three-time Grammy-winnin…

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The Curtain by Arts Review

A touching and humorous examination of ageing, vulnerability and a prickly friendship in a country town lodging house, renowned playwright Daniel Keene returns to fortyfivedownstairs with th…

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Review: In ‘We’re Gonna Die,’ Pop Songs for the Reaper by Jesse Green

Young Jean Lee offers upbeat tunes about downbeat lives and inevitable ends.

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Review: ‘Dana H.’ Maps a Harrowing Journey Into Hell by Ben Brantley

Lucas Hnath’s brilliant, boundary-melting play, starring a marvelous Deirdre O’Connell, is a first-person account of the violent kidnapping of his mother.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Spike Lee Will Emcee To Kill A Mockingbird at Madison Square Garden by Drew Shade

Academy award-winning film director, Spike Lee (Blackkklansman) will emcee the first-ever performance of a Broadway play, To Kill A Mockingbird, at Madison Square Garden. The current cast w…

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Theatre Review: ‘The Mineola Twins’ by Fells Point Corner Theatre by Max Garner

One of a pair of older contemporary plays by female authors to open in Baltimore recently (see our review of Fabulation at Strand Theater), Paula Vogel’s “The Mineola Twins” is a pre-#…

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The Inheritance Star Andrew Burnap’s 11 Favorite Theatregoing Experiences by Andrew Gans

Performances by Laurie Metcalf, Kevin Kline, Mark Strong, and more are favorites of the star of the Matthew Lopez drama.

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Harry Connick Jr. Launches True Love: An Intimate Performance Tour February 26 by Andrew Gans

The limited tour, featuring the songs of Cole Porter and more, kicks off in Las Vegas.

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Tony Nominee Beth Malone Is The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Opening February 26 Off-Broadway by Andrew Gans

Tony winner Kathleen Marshall directs and choreographs the newly reworked Meredith Willson musical for the Transport Group.

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Brian Cox-Directed Sinners—The English Professor Opens February 26 in London by Dan Meyer

Nicole Ansari and Adam Sina star in the two-hander by Joshua Sobol.

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