Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Alvin Ing, Originator of Role in Pacific Overtures, Dies at 89

Ing, a trailblazing Asian American performer, also starred in more productions of Flower Drum Song than any other actor.

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Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

NIDA strengthens Executive with new appointments by Peter J Snee

NIDA CEO Liz Hughes today welcomed two recent executive appointments to NIDA – the National Institute of Dramatic, Australia’s leading

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 10:59PM

Seattle’s Teen Summer Musical ‘feels like community’ by Bettina Hansen

Acts on Stage is producing the program this year, rebranded to Beyond! Teen Summer Musical with support from Seattle Parks and Recreation, which is hosting eight scheduled outdoor performanc…

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Dancer Calvin Royal III Takes Center Stage At ABT — And Beyond by Alexandra Starr

Royal is only the third Black dancer to be promoted to principal at the American Ballet Theatre — which is even more impressive when you know he didn't begin training in ballet until he wa…

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Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Norm Lewis brings his smooth vocal genius to Wolf Trap by Malcolm Lewis Barnes

A perfectly cool evening of Broadway hits backed by the National Symphony Orchestra.

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From Boston: The Tempest, A Perfect Storm and a Perfect John Douglas Thompson by Bob Verini

★★★★★ Shakespeare's all-powerful sorcerer Prospero, driven near-mad, learns the power of redemption on Boston Common The post From Boston: The Tempest, A Perfect Storm and a Perfec…

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Bell Shakespeare receives major $3 million gift from Neilson Foundation to fund new studio, The Neilson Nutshell by Peter J Snee

The Neilson Foundation has gifted Bell Shakespeare $3 million in support of its new flexible studio and theatre space at Pier 2/3 once the company

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 08:38PM

Livestreaming a Conversation: (Re)Imagine Educational Theater Pt 2: Arts Educators

By . Seattle Rep Presents (Re)Imagine Educational Theater Pt 2: Arts Educators livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at on Thursday 4 No…

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Livestreaming a Conversation: (Re)Imagine Educational Theater Pt 1: Youth

By . Seattle Rep presents (Re)Imagine Educational Theater Pt 1: Youth livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at on Thursday 14 October 20…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 08:04PM
Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

In Honor of Would-Be Tony Awards, American Theatre Wing Revisits Centennial Concert & Gala on BroadwayHD by Matt Smith

As we continue to do the necessary work to make our world and our industry a more fair and equitable place for all (and make no mistake, we know that work has to be done), we can’t help b…

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Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Summer reading selections for theater-lovers by Deb Miller

With the imminent reopening of Broadway, theater-lovers can get back into the mood and in the know with these suggestions for summer reading. From recent plays to an independent take-off on …

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:52PM

VIDEO: Lucy St. Louis on Being the First Black Christine in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in the West End, and More

'I never saw women in lead roles that look like me, and I was always kind of told that you're going to be playing certain roles,' she said. 'And they were roles that were made for Black per…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:15PM

August 2021 Theater Highlights: Homecoming Excitement by New York Theater

Below is a selective list of theater that is opening in August*, usually one of the relatively fallow months for theater, but now full of excitement…and anticipation. Although no shows are…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 06:08PM
Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Mostly Modern Projects by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons August 1, 2021: Nothing heals a troubled soul better than music. And in these troubled times it’s truly a blessing to discover music in the most unusual places. Vic…

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News: NextStop Theatre Company Announces Fall 2021 Season by News Desk (organization-Submitted Press Release)

Herndon, VA/Washington, DC – Producing Artistic Director Evan Hoffmann announces the full reopening of NextStop Theatre Company with the first shows of their eighth season of professional …

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Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Review: In Carl Hancock Rux’s ‘Vs.,’ the Jury Is Out by Alexis Soloski

Where justice is virtual, crimes have no names and audience members step up to the dock to examine anonymous witnesses.

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Before Blaine: Blondini by Trav S.D.

For half a tic I thought I’d already done something on The Amazing Blondini (Michael Costello, 1922-1996), but that’s just because his stage is an ingenious mash-up of Blondin and Houdin…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 04:24PM

Changing Destiny, Young Vic review – an epic literary discovery by Aleks.sierz

A 4,000-year-old poem reopens this venue, but is more educational than dramatic The Young Vic, led by the inspiring figure of Kwame Kwei-Armah, is back. After a prolonged closure, during whi…

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‘The Bluest Eye’ to open Dominion Stage’s 72nd season by News Desk

Lydia R. Diamond's adaptation of the acclaimed Toni Morrison novel explores the legacy of racism for a community, a family, and an innocent girl. 

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:04PM

This Week on Broadway for August 1, 2021: Billy Stritch by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Billy Stritch. This Week on Broadway has been coming to you every week since 2009. It is the longest running Broadway and thea…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Practice 30 Welcome from Jonathan McCrory of National Black Theatre by New York Philharmonic

Jonathan McCrory, Executive Artistic Director of NY Phil partner organization National Black Theatre, provides an affirming, inspiring, and inclusive welcome to this year’s Practice 30. N…

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Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm Jim Caruso’s Pajama Cast Party by Cabaret Hotspot!

JIM CARUSO’S PAJAMA CAST PARTY EVERY WEDNESDAY @ 8:00 PM Jim’s YouTube Live Streaming Channel can be found HERE  The popular open mic night Jim Caruso‘s Cast Party has been a weekl…

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Joseph & the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat: A joyful nostalgia-fest for children of all ages by Terri Paddock

When you book to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, you are guaranteed not only a joyful night out at the London Palladium but also a time-travel ticket to your childhood. The…

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World Premiere At The Geer: Ventura County’s Own “Our Town” by Cary Ginell

Welcome back, regional theatre! For the past 16 months, we’ve been sporadically seeing a variety of virtual and drive-in plays, musicals, and revues, but it’s great to get back to live, …

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That Was the Week that Was (July 25-31) by Mark Shenton

... Read More The post That Was the Week that Was (July 25-31) first appeared on Shenton Stage.

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Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass make too nice in ‘The Agitators’ by Lily Janiak

We've been pitting the struggles of Black men against the struggles of white women for a long, long time, according to "The Agitators."

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 02:58PM

Review: Bagdad Cafe, The Old Vic by Nina Cave

Review: Bagdad Cafe, The Old Vic 4.0Overall Score Bagdad Cafe at The Old Vic is Emma Rice’s new adaptation of the 1987 film of the same name. Rice’s style is whimsical and full of wonder…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 02:03PM

Review: Somewhere to Belong, Lion and Unicorn Theatre by Katie Kirkpatrick

Review: Somewhere to Belong, Lion and Unicorn Theatre 2.0Overall Score In starting to write this review, I did a quick Google search for ‘stats for LGBT women in theatre’. These do not a…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 02:03PM

Review: Andromeda, Camden People’s Theatre by Órla Quilligan

Review: Andromeda, Camden People’s Theatre4.0Overall ScoreAndromeda is an extremely cleverly written tale, intertwining astronomy and Greek mythology into a modern lesbian love story. Writ…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 02:03PM

Review: My Night With Reg, The Turbine Theatre by Andrew Houghton

Review: My Night With Reg, The Turbine Theatre 5.0Overall Score My Night With Reg was Kevin Elyot’s breakthrough play and is widely considered to be a ‘gay classic’ after its 1994 prem…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 02:03PM
Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 1pm (Broadway Time)


(Kate Wyver’s article appeared in the Guardian, 7/30; Photo: ‘Uniquely startling’ … Kunst und Revolution. Photograph: Imagno/Getty Images.) A history of theatre’s most controversi…

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August 2021 Streaming: Center Stage, Annie, Vivo, More by Dan Meyer

What’s coming to Amazon, HBO Max, Hulu, and Netflix this month.

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Sunday, August 1, 2021 at noon (Broadway Time)

News: The Colonial Players of Annapolis Announces Its 73rd Season by News Desk (organization-Submitted Press Release)

The Colonial Players is excited to welcome you back with our Voyages of Discovery! Season 73 will traverse the globe, exploring locales across North America, Europe and beyond, and along the…

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Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 11am (Broadway Time)

News: Vagabond Players Announces Its 106th Season by Lynne Menefee

We are very excited to announce that the best of Broadway will be back on Broadway starting in January 2022 with a lineup worth waiting for. THE CLEAN HOUSE running January 7-30, 2022Writt…

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‘Joyous & vital’: TUCK SHOP WEST END – Garrick Theatre ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Tuck Shop West End is a two week takeover of the Garrick Theatre showcasing drag and queer performers. Joe Black is a Brighton-based cabaret and drag performer, most recently seen worldwide …

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Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 10am (Broadway Time)

People You Should Know . . . Michael Alvarez by Zack Calhoon

Michael Alvarez (Director) Michael’s directorial work has been seen internationally at Her Majesty’s Theatre in the West End, Arcola Theatre, Westminster Library, Royal Academy of Music,…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 10:36AM

Hear the Latest London Buzz on This Week's Bee-Themed Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday. On this week's episode, Paige has special selection of b…

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Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Taylor Negron Came to One of My Shows by Trav S.D.

Yes, it’s true! Actor, writer and comedian Taylor Negron (Brad Stephen Negron, 1957-2015) came to one my shows. It was Dick Zigun’s Dead End Dummy at Coney Island, USA, in October, 2014.…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 09:48AM

A great night of family-friendly Shakespeare from City of Fairfax Theatre by Julia Amis

An impressive outdoor festival showcases six of the Bard's most famous plays in excerpts performed by an ensemble of mostly young children.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 09:37AM

REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Two Character Play at Hampstead Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up what the critics have had to say about Sam Yates’ production of Tennessee Williams’ The Two Character Play at Hampstead Theatre.

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Schmigadoon Schmeakdown!: Episode 04 - References, Easter Eggs and more! (ft. Drunk Broadway) by Broadway By Ghostlight

The newest (and dare I say best so far) episode of #Schmigadoon is here! It's full of not only great plot developments and more incredible music, but this episode is jam-packed with fun east…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:00AM
Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Bonnie Bonnell: Lady Stooge by Trav S.D.

A few fleeting fragments on the equally fleeting career of Bonnie (sometimes Bonny) Bonnell (Marion Wright Bonnell, 1905-1964). Bonnell is best (I think we can get away with saying exclusive…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 08:42AM

Obituary: Alvin Ing Dies at 89

BroadwayWorld is sad to report that legendary actor Alvin Ing has passed away at 89 years old. 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:25AM
Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Bagdad Cafe review – magic and miracles in the desert by Susannah Clapp

Old Vic, LondonWarm, wily and gloriously playful, Emma Rice’s adaptation of the 1987 film is another motel-and-ballad show triumph for the Old Vic It is, says director Emma Rice, a story t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:36AM

The Comedy of Errors review – a descent into farce by Clare Brennan

Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Garden theatre, Stratford-upon-AvonPhillip Breen’s RSC romp lacks a feel for Shakespeare’s text and fails its female characters – but this new open-air venue …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:36AM

The Revel Puck Circus review – down-to-earth acrobatics lack dramatic edge by Lyndsey Winship

Leyton Jubilee Park, LondonThis young circus outfit are evidently skilled, but need to work out how to give their show an arc The good stuff first: a young touring circus pitching their tent…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:36AM

Changing Destiny review – Ben Okri’s sketchy foray into ancient Egypt by Arifa Akbar

Young Vic, LondonKwame Kwei-Armah’s adaptation of a 4,000-year-old Egyptian poem is ambitious and visually stunning, but Ben Okri’s script is too broadbrush Two towering pyramids dominat…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:36AM
Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 6am (Broadway Time)

‘Charming performers fill the stage heroically’: CHANGING DESTINY – Young Vic Theatre by Tom Bolton

The Young Vic is configured in the round for Changing Destiny, Ben Okri’s adaptation of a 4,000 year old Egyptian myth.

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Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 5am (Broadway Time)


Cabaret Hotspot will shut down for the month of August and resume regular posts as of the first of September.  

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Thurs., 8/5-Sat., 8/7 @ 7:00 pm Billy Stritch CD Release LIVE @ Birdland by Cabaret Hotspot!


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Thurs., 8/5 @ 7:00 pm Nicholas King CD Release @ GR42 by Cabaret Hotspot!


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Sat., 8/7 from 7:00-9:00 Wells Hanley, Brian Childers & Matt Di Pasquale @ Pangea by Cabaret Hotspot!

WELLS HANLEY and special guests BRIAN CHILDERS & MATT DI PASQUALE Pangea Saturday August 7 from 7:00-9:00 pm The last time pianist/singer/composer Wells Hanley and his guests Brian Chi…

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Sun., 8/22 7:00-9:30 The Salon Returns to DTM by Cabaret Hotspot!

THE SALON RETURNS TO DON’T TELL MAMA! LIVE! SALON – New York’s Most Award-Winning Open Mic, Hosted by Mark Janas & Produced by Tanya Moberly returns to DON’T TELL MAMA – 343 W…

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Sun., 8/22 @ 9:45 pm The Boy Band Project @ 54 Below by Cabaret Hotspot!

THE BOY BAND PROJECT Make their Feinstein’s 54 Below Debut on Sunday, August 22 @ 9:45 pm Cover Charge: $25-$60 / $25 food/drink minimum Th…

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Wed., 8/25 @ 7:00 pm Amy Beth Williams @ Don’t Tell Mama by Cabaret Hotspot!


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A LIVE Interview with David Maiocco by Sue Matsuki

  To find out about David’s gigs or to learn more or book him:

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A LIVE Interview with Tym Moss by Sue Matsuki

  For More Information on Tym please explore the sites below: Facebook: Website: Pod Cast Lose Lips:  https://www.…

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A LIVE Interview with Songwriters/Performers Anya Turner & Robert Grusecki by Sue Matsuki

  All Things Turner and Grusecki can be purchased on their website below: Website: Review:…

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Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Theatrefolk Featured Play – Not Going Anywhere by Emma Fonseca Halverson by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Sometimes you come across a play that demands to be read, performed and shared. Not Going Anywhere by Emma Fonseca Halverson is one of those plays. Th…

SOURCE: Theatrefolk at 01:00AM
Sunday, August 1, 2021 at midnight (Broadway Time)

A Cappella Group Tosses Vocal Cords Into Crowd After Set by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. DES MOINES, Iowa - Local a cappella group The Des Voices celebrated the end of their concert this weekend in...

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BREAKING: Laura Osnes’ Career Dies from COVID by Broadway Beat

by The Broadway Beat staff. More to come as this story develops.

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