Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Crazy for WAAPA’s mid-year musical at His Majesty’s Theatre by Sean McLoughlin

Need something to put a smile on your dial and a pep in your step this winter? Get along to

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Godspell at 50: Reminiscences With Original Stars Peggy Gordon, Robin Lamont, and Stephen Nathan

Learn about the creation of John-Michael Tebelak and Stephen Schwartz's much-loved musical.

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Review: Heather Christian and Her Ghosts Impart Some Animal Wisdom

A new film brings a musical séance into your living room.

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New Bill Seeks To Shake Up Broadway Ticketing Business by Marc Hershberg

After launching an investigation into the leading ticket sellers, New York State Senator James Skoufis introduced a bill last week to transform the Broadway ticketing business.

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#Miscast21: Creel and Tveit reunite. LaChanze as Aaron Burr. Star Wars’ Kelly Lee Tran as both Book of Mormon Missionaries. by New York Theater

Watch the video of Miscast below, available through May 20th. For the 21st year in a row (and the second year on YouTube), MCC Theater’s fundraiser showcased Broadway stars performing song…

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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A play adapted from Paul Zacharia’s ‘Ithanente Peru’ puts Nathuram Godse under the spotlight by Gowri S

Chennai-based theatre director Prasanna Ramaswamy’s new play, This Is My Name, is an adaptation of Paul Zacharia’s Malayalam novella Ithanente Peru that interprets Nathuram Godse as a ch…

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Romeo and Juliet, Creation Theatre online review - game version falls between stools by Heather Neill

Live performance, film and digital play combine in this misfired interactive experience There is a promising production struggling to get out of this muddled concept. Creation Theatre (here …

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Musical Mondays #32 by Gabi Bergman

Welcome back to Musical Mondays! In case you’re new here, this column is a peek into the depths of the

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‘MORMON,’ ‘LEHMAN’ & LITIGATION: AN UPDATE ON THE BOOK OF RUDIN by Philip Boroff

As Scott Rudin steps back from the entertainment industry following reports that he abused his staff, all indications are that his once-formidable influence on Broadway is being dispersed. A…

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Hollywood Bowl reopening photos: Faces in the crowd by Catherine Womack

The Hollywood Bowl buzzed back to life Saturday with joy, optimism and a tinge of nervousness at a reopening concert celebrating frontline workers.

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Animal Kingdom, TOP SECRET DISNEY RESORT requiring military clearance, Kona Cafe at the Polynesian! by Framily Travel

Join the Broadway Bradshaws for a day at Animal Kingdom, Playing the games in Dinoland and winning 7 PRIZES, Annual Passholder perks, Raya and the last dragon treats, a tour of a TOP SECRET…

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Ben Platt joins James Cordon to discuss DEAR EVAN HANSEN adaptation by Sean McLoughlin

Dear Evan Hansen star Ben Platt recently stopped by on The Late, Late Show to talk about the unique challenges

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Cast announcement and season extended for BOY SWALLOWS UNIVERSE by Sean McLoughlin

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), Queensland Theatre and Brisbane Festival have announced the cast for the world premiere of Trent

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London theatre industry celebrates reopening with #BackOnStage campaign by Hira Desai

To herald theatre’s return, The Society of London Theatre (SOLT) has launched an industry-wide Outdoor advertising campaign celebrating theatres reopening with Global, the Media and Entert…

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Clive Davis Shares Joni Mitchell’s First Public Interview in Six Years, Chats With DaBaby, Oprah Winfrey, H.E.R. and More by Chris Willman

Clive Davis has a gig as music’s own new Barbara Walters, if he wants it. For the second half of his two-part virtual “Grammy gala” this year, the music mogul doubled down in Saturday …

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Emily Jade to be cast in lead role of Gold Coast production of MAMMA MIA by Sean McLoughlin

Matt Ward Entertainment has today revealed that media personality, local sweetheart and host of the Gold Coast’s 1029 Hot Tomato’s

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Three Views of ‘The Motherboard Suite,’ Indoors, Outdoors and Online by Brian Seibert

Bill T. Jones brings a program of Saul Williams’s work to a New York Live Arts festival of ideas as audiences adjust to the city’s reopening.

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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This Week on Broadway for May 16, 2021: The 50th Anniversary of Godspell by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Stephen Schwartz, Peggy Gordon, and Robin Lamont, about their experiences with Godspell. This Week on Broadway has been coming…

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Tony Armatrading obituary by Michael Coveney

Stage and screen actor who enjoyed success with the RSC and in many TV and film roles, including Empire Road and Notting Hill Tony Armatrading, who has died aged 59 of cancer, was a big, war…

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Masterpieces of Missouri State Parks by Katherine Rodeghier | Special To The Post-Dispatch

Missouri has 56 state parks drawing more than 18 million visitors a year. Last year, we set out to find the “special piece” in a few of them.

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Celebrate the West End's Reopening With Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show Elaine Paige on Sunday. On this week's episode, Paige is celebrating the shows r…

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Livestreaming from the Goodman Theatre, ‘The Sound Inside’ draws close its laptop audience by Chris Jones

Adam Rapp's terrific play is about a Yale professor and her relationship with a freshman student, starring Mary Beth Fisher and John Drea, directed by Robert Falls.

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Brad Oscar, Karen Morrow, and Jamie DeRoy Join Broadway Spelling Bee Fundraiser Tomorrow by Broadwayworld.com

The event will feature Jerry Mitchell, Charles Busch, Mary Testa, Brad Oscar, Penny Fuller, Lawrence Leritz, Karen Morrow, Cheryl Clark, Candy Brown, Jamie deRoy, Ted Chapin and more!

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George H. Adams: King of Stilts by Trav S.D.

George H. Adams (1853-1935) was widely regarded as America’s 2nd greatest pantomime clown after George Fox. (A little known fact — the panto tradition we associate with the U.S. was a th…

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at noon (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Watch MCC Theater's MISCAST21- Live at 8pm!

Tonight's the night! Miscast is one of the most anticipated and exciting theater events in New York each year. This spring, the biggest stars of stage and screen will once again take to the …

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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From Hamlet to Hullabaloo: what to see as theatres and comedy clubs reopen by Arifa Akbar (theatre), Brian Logan (comedy), Lyndsey Winship (dance)

As stage shows return, we pick the best post-lockdown offerings – featuring Egyptian gods, rebelling vicars, dancing youths ... and Ian McKellen playing the Dane at 82 More events to enjoy…

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Simon Bird: Debrief review – winningly silly standup spins jokes in the air by Brian Logan

All4The Inbetweeners star plays on his first TV special’s lack of audience by claiming high sophistication – while deftly pricking the bubble with pretend banter Simon Bird always intend…

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Bad Jews Review. The Unmarvelous Mr. Maisel? by New York Theater

Play-PerView has done a mitzvah for those of us who missed this savage comedy about bickering college-age cousins when it was first produced Off-Broadway; “Bad Jews” was the first New Yo…

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VIDEO: Watch Sara Bareilles, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Ashley Park, and More in 'Famous 5eva' from GIRLS5EVA

They're gonna be famous 5eva, 'cause 4eva's 2 short! Watch the members of Girls5eva (Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Busy Philipps, Ashley Park, and Erika Henningsen) in their brand…

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PHOTO: First Look at Billy Porter as 'Fab G' in the Upcoming CINDERELLA Film

Billy Porter has shared an all new photo on Twitter of himself as 'Fab G' in the upcoming film remake of Cinderella.

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VIDEO: Watch Tim Minchin Put His Own Spin on Billie Eilish's 'Bad Guy'

Tim Minchin took on the Billie Eilish song 'Bad Guy' as part of triple j’s 2021 Requestival last week.

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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‘Leaves you feeling quite hopeful about the return of live performance’: THERE WILL BE LIGHT (Online review) ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Special concert There Will Be Light, helping to raise money for Acting for Others, features a carefully curated collection of songs that reflects the last year perfectly.

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Celia Keenan-Bolger and Laura Benanti Discuss Women, Power, and Pressure on Latest Sunday Pancakes by Dan Meyer

A recent mini-episode also looked at readjusting to life post-pandemic.

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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‘THE SALESMAN’: ARTHUR MILLER’S AMERICAN CLASSIC REFRAMED IN IRAN by Robert Shuman

(Chris Wiegand’s article appeared in the Guardian, 5/11; Photo: Cracks in a marriage … Shahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidoosti in The Salesman. Photograph: Allstar/Memento Films Production…

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Broadway’s Post-Quarantine 2021-22 Season by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward May 16, 2021: With COVID infections dropping and vaccinations reaching higher levels, the New York theater is poised to reopen after a year and a half of lockdown. Both G…

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See You in September: 6 reasons why I need more time before “normal” by Victoria Cairl

I have recently been informed that the world is about to return to “normal”. I write this to plea for additional time to take care of lots… Continue reading on Medium »

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Aesthetic unity: San Francisco Ballet’s ‘Program 05’ by Admin

Streamed through sfballet.tv.April 26-May 6, 2021. A uniquely special thing about dance art can be the way aesthetic elements come together — choreography, music, costuming, lighting and s…

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Virtual Theatrical Event: COMMUNION (A.C.T. in San Francisco) by Jim Allen

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) is stretching the theatrical landscape with the world premiere production of Obie Award–winning Bay Area playwright Christopher Chen’s virtual p…

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Theater Review: THE STORY OF MY LIFE (Chance Theater) by Tony Frankel

A STORY WELL TOLD BY CHANCE THEATER The Story of My Life is a warm, intimate and sweet two-character musical about Alvin Kelby and his childhood friend, Thomas Weaver. A flop in its New York…

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Book Review: BROADWAY GOES TO WAR: AMERICAN THEATER DURING WORLD WAR II (Robert L. McLaughlin & Sally E. Perry) by Vaughan Edwards

THIS MEANS WAR, ER, ENTERTAINMENT “War, war, war! This war talk’s spoiling all the fun at every party this Spring! I get so bored I could scream!” That of course is Scarlett O’Hara t…

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Body language and the return of the ballet

Watching dancers is a reminder of the wonders of movement after the restrictions of lockdown

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Lorien Kite’s fantasy dinner party — Billie Holiday and all that jazz

The FT’s deputy Life & Arts editor travels back to 1939 New York for a night of rich conversation and strong cocktails

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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The Sorrows of Satan review – Faustian fun from a stately home by Clare Brennan

Available onlineBased on a fin-de-siecle novel loved by Oscar Wilde, this satanic stage musical has snappy songs and a devilish wit This light, witty, devilishly well delivered “play with …

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‘Fun & engaging’: DINOSAURS & ALL THAT RUBBISH – Roustabout Theatre (Online review) by The Family Stage

Just like Michael Foreman’s classic book Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish, this makes for a piece of work with enduring appeal, rather than a stop-gap solution to not being able to go to the…

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Dozens of arts groups join Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre for outdoor 'Open Air' series by Sara Bauknecht and Tyler Dague / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Performances will begin Tuesday and run through Memorial Day on Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park.

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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‘Stage Door with…’, our final series with Sky VIP by Megan

'Stage Door with...', Official London Theatre's final series with SkyVIP featuring episodes with Amélie The Musical, Back To The Future & more! The post ‘Stage Door with…’, our fi…

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We challenged The Showstoppers' to write a song on #BackOnStage by Official London Theatre

What better way to celebrate theatres being #BackOnStage than to challenge Olivier-Award winning musical Showstopper! to do what they do best, and put together a song all about reopening! O…

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Immersive Opera “Laila” at the 50th Hong Kong Arts Festival by Jingyi Zhang

Laila, a special co-production by the Hong Kong Arts Festival (HKAF) and the Finnish National Opera and Ballet (FNOB), promises to be a key highlight at the 50th HKAF. This marks the opera…

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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That was the week that was…. by Mark Shenton

... Read More The post That was the week that was…. first appeared on Shenton Stage.

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Billy Porter, Kelli O'Hara, Robin de Jesús, More Are Part of Free Virtual Miscast21 May 16 by Andrew Gans

The annual fundraiser features stage and screen stars performing songs from roles in which they wouldn't traditionally be cast.

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