Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: A Woman Survives Hell in Broadway's Dana H.

Lucas Hnath's latest Broadway play is based on a shocking true story.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:36PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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2021 Melbourne Fringe Festival Award Winners Announced

The post 2021 Melbourne Fringe Festival Award Winners Announced appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 10:05PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Explosively beautiful ‘Hadestown’ gets down at Kennedy Center by Sophia Howes

The music steals the show, but there is much, much more to enjoy.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 09:22PM

What Did the Critics Think of Dana H. on Broadway? by Talaura Harms

Deirdre O’Connell takes on the title role in the documentary play from Tony-nominated playwright Lucas Hnath.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:19PM

‘Dana H’ Review: A Riveting Act of Theatrical Shamanism by Gordon Cox

“I’m in this world but I’m not,” the middle-aged woman confesses to an unseen interviewer in Lucas Hnath’s “Dana H.,” a mesmerizing solo show of theatrical shamanism that is re…

SOURCE: Variety at 09:00PM

Little Theater of Alexandria has a winning thriller in ‘Wait Until Dark’ by Bob Ashby

Good acting and taut direction in an enjoyably suspenseful evening of theater.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 09:00PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Love and Other Acts of Violence review – mesmerising moments amid the darkness by Arifa Akbar

Donmar Warehouse, LondonA poet and a physicist begin a relationship under a fascist regime in Cordelia Lynn’s audaciously jagged play about the tipping point of tyranny Love and Other Acts…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:54PM

Candoco Dance Company review – it all just works, beautifully by Sanjoy Roy

Sadler’s Wells, LondonFascinating in its form, enigmatic in its meaning, this double bill is full of delights As a company of variously abled and disabled dancers, Candoco generally presen…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:54PM

American Utopia: David Byrne and His Merry Band Lift Us Back to Our Feet by Steven Suskin

★★★★★ Byrne, choreographer Annie-B Parsons, and musicians set St. James rocking The post American Utopia: David Byrne and His Merry Band Lift Us Back to Our Feet appeared first on …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:50PM

American Utopia: The Joyous Theatrical Concert We Still Need by Frank Scheck

★★★★★ The former frontman of the Talking Heads returns with his Tony Award-winning show of music and dance. The post American Utopia: The Joyous Theatrical Concert We Still Need a…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:49PM

Review: Dana H at the Lyceum Theatre by Loren Noveck

Lucas Hnath makes harrowing and unsettling use of his mother's life, channeled through an extraordinary performance by Deirdre O'Connell, in a piece that raises questions about the ethics of…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 08:30PM

Review: In the Disturbing ‘Dana H.,’ Whose Voice Is It Anyway? by Jesse Green

Deirdre O’Connell brilliantly lip-syncs the testimony of a woman abducted by a white supremacist in a play by Lucas Hnath.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 08:24PM

VIDEO: Jessie Mueller Sings THE MUSIC MAN, WAITRESS & More In Rehearsal With Seth Rudetsky

SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky's critically acclaimed concert series back online this Fall and better than ever. Coming up tonight at 8 PM ET is Jessie Mueller!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:04PM

‘Dana H.’ Broadway Review: Finding Words For The Unthinkable by Greg Evans

Whether or not you know, or think you know, the real-life story of Dana Higginbotham, about her five-month abduction and torture, about her famous playwright son transforming the horror into…

SOURCE: Deadline at 08:00PM

Dana H.: Deirdre O’Connell Triumphs in a Survivor Story by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★☆ Lucas Hnath’s 75-minute docudrama uses his mother’s experience—and her voice—to tell her terrifying story The post Dana H.: Deirdre O’Connell Triumphs in a Survivor…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:00PM

Review: ‘Dana H.’ leads us into the underworld by Charles Isherwood

A play as uncommon, and uncanny, as Lucas Hnath’s “Dana H.” requires an actor of, well, uncommon and uncanny talents. Deirdre O’Connell is just such an actor. Something of a grande d…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 08:00PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Dana H.: Deirdre O’Connell Brilliant in Lucas Hnath’s Portrait of His Mother by David Finkle

★★★★☆ A lip-synched verbatim account on the five-month-long kidnapping of the playwright's mother. The post Dana H.: Deirdre O’Connell Brilliant in Lucas Hnath’s Portrait of Hi…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:59PM

Dana H. Broadway Review. Deirdre O’Connell lip-syncs an incredible trauma by New York Theater

“Dana H.” is unlike any play you’ve ever seen on Broadway. It’s 75 minutes of an actress sitting on a chair, lip-syncing to a tape of a woman recounting the horrific story of a deran…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 07:48PM

Theatre Review: ‘Hadestown’ at The Kennedy Center by Susan Brall

“Hadestown,” with music, lyrics, and book by Anaïs Mitchell and co-developed and directed by Rachel Chavkin (“Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812”), officially begins its …

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 07:47PM

Theatre Review: ‘Celia and Fidel’ at Arena Stage by Charlotte Selton

Cuba is on the cusp of crisis. Fidel Castro is struggling to make the right decisions when revolutionary Celia Sánchez returns, four months after her death. Directed by Molly Smith, the pre…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 07:33PM

Eric Martsolf On Moving From Soap Operas To The Stage In “Mamma Mia!” by Cary Ginell

In 5-Star Theatricals’ current production o Mamma Mia! the role of Sam Carmichael is played by veteran soap opera star Eric Martsolf. Although he’s known to his fans mainly for the roles…

SOURCE: vconstage.com at 07:19PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Sterling Playmakers debuts an original romantic comedy, ‘The Social Secretary’ by Julie Janson

Those who aren’t ready for summer to end will find warmth, love, and laughter in this beach read brought to life.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:42PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Theatre Review: ‘Wait Until Dark’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria by Mary Ann Johnson

Frederick Knott wrote the psychological thriller “Wait Until Dark” in the early 1960s and the film version (1967) starring Audrey Hepburn is ranked by both AFI and Bravo as one of the sc…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 05:21PM

Peppermint to host ‘Dreaming the Queer Future’ virtual discussion on Zoom by Deb Miller

A conversation about trans and gender nonconforming representation in the theater, Dreaming the Queer Future, will be held on Zoom on Tuesday, October 19, beginning at 6 pm. Presented by Nat…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:04PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Theatre Review: ‘The Beatle Club’ at Providence Players of Fairfax by Mary Ann Johnson

The Providence Players of Fairfax are presenting “The Beatle Club,” a world premiere by Teresa Sullivan, for their first, back-in-person show of the season. It’s a very family-appropri…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 04:22PM

‘A Quick 5’ with Danielle Guy, director of Dominion Stage’s production of ‘Five Women Wearing the Same Dress’ by News Desk (organization-Submitted Press Release)

Danielle Guy is directing Dominion Stage’s production of “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress,” a comedy by Alan Ball (HBO’s “Six Feet Under” and “True Blood”), which opens Nov…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 04:03PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Betty Lynn Dies: Thelma Lou, Barney Fife’s Girlfriend On ‘The Andy Griffith Show, Was 95 by Bruce Haring

Betty Lynn, a veteran actress who was best known as the girlfriend of bumbling sheriff’s deputy Barney Fife on television classic The Andy Griffith Show, has died at age 95. She passed on …

SOURCE: Deadline at 03:52PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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REVIEW: IN ‘THE LEHMAN TRILOGY,’ A VIVID TALE OF PROFIT AND PAIN by Robert Shuman

(Laura Collins-Hughes’s article appeared in The New York Times, 10/14; Photo:  From left, Adam Godley, Adrian Lester and Simon Russell Beale in “The Lehman Trilogy,” at the Nederlande…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 02:52PM

Review: In ‘As You Like It’ at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, the Beatles meet the Bard and it’s a terrific party by Chris Jones

Director Daryl Cloran has stuffed 23 Beatles songs inside the comedic vessel known as “As You Like It.” At various points, Shakespeare's characters break into everything from “Let it B…

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 02:25PM

Roy Stewart: Started with Hal Roach by Trav S.D.

Roy Stewart (1883-1933) starred in over 100 silent films, most of them westerns, but I am personally most interested in the beginning of his career, for that is when he acted in some of the …

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 02:18PM

Phyllis Gordon: Pictures and Pet Cheetahs by Trav S.D.

Phyllis Gordon (1889-1964) was mostly a supporting player during her brief heyday — in our visiually focused age, she is primarily known for a couple of flashy publicity stunts. Gordon was…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 02:18PM

Review: In Shotgun’s prickly ‘The Claim,’ asylum is no safe haven by Lily Janiak

It's as if you're the one sweating your way through an interview, unable to understand why you simply can't be heard.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 02:06PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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BROADWAY SESSIONS to Make Long Awaited Return to the Laurie Beechman Theatre This Thursday

Broadway Sessions, the beloved long running musical theatre variety show returns to The Laurie Beechman Theatre LIVE in person this coming Thursday evening, October 21st! Doors at 9:30pm, Sh…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:11PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Beautiful the Carole King musical UK tour 2022 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Beautiful - The Carole King musical UK Tour announced. The new tour of the hit musical is announced starting at Curve Leicester from 28 February 2022. This post Beautiful the…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 12:32PM

Zoetic Stage’s Breathtaking Frankenstein Delivers A Different Brand of Horror by Bill Hirschman

The “horror” in Zoetic Stage’s Frankenstein shares little kinship with the film monster with bolts in his neck terrorizing the countryside or even the 1818 novel of science gone wrong.…

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 12:18PM

Listen to Songs From the Dear Evan Hansen Film & More on 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 plays songs from the rece…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:03PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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REVIEW: Into Battle, Greenwich Theatre ✭✭✭ by Libby Purves

By Libby Purves Our TheatreCat Libby Purves reviews Hugh Salmon's play Into Battle which is having its World Premiere at Greenwich Theatre. This post REVIEW: Into Battle, Greenwich Theatre …

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 11:51AM

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For TREVOR: THE MUSICAL

Previews of Trevor: The Musical begin Monday, October 25, 2021 at Stage 42 (442 West 42nd Street, near 9th Avenue). The official opening is Wednesday, November 10. Go inside rehearsals…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:35AM

Photos: AIN'T TOO PROUD Re-Opens on Broadway; Go Inside the Big Night!

Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations officially returned to Broadway at the Imperial Theatre on Saturday, October 16.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:07AM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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‘A ridiculous – & ridiculously enjoyable – show that boasts the finest score in musicals’: ANYTHING GOES by Tom Bolton

As soon as the title number’s patter chorus kicks in, there’s a smile on every face at the Barbican Centre, where Cole Porter's Broadway classic Anything Goes runs until 6 November 2021.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 10:00AM

This Week on Broadway for October 17, 2021: Chicken & Biscuits by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Chicken & Biscuits. Other reviews include Thoughts of a Colored Man, Turandot @ The Met, and The Evolution Of (Henry) Mann @ …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 10:00AM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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LACKAWANNA BLUES – extended through November 7th – make every effort to see it by Oscar E Moore

Was there anyone in your past who was instrumental in guiding you through your youth, teaching you how to treat others with respect and dignity and at the same time expecting you to be treat…

SOURCE: Oscar E. Moore at 09:48AM

Go Inside the Broadway Return of Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations by Marc J. Franklin

The Tony-nominated musical reopened at the Imperial Theatre October 16.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:31AM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Lackawanna Blues - Ruben Santiago-Hudson is wonderful by Oscar E. Moore

Mr. Santiago-Hudson has got the whole audience not only in the palm of his hands but in his grip. Never letting go. You cannot help but be enthralled by his storytelling.

SOURCE: Talk Entertainment at 07:12AM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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The week in theatre: Maryland; The Tragedy of Macbeth; White Noise by Susannah Clapp

Royal Court Upstairs; Almeida; Bridge, LondonLucy Kirkwood’s raw response to the murders of Sabina Nessa and Sarah Everard captures a moment of terrible rage. And Saoirse Ronan commands as…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:36AM

Dance Umbrella: Extra Time; Nowhere review – a game of two halves by Sarah Crompton

Bell Square, Hounslow; available onlineDance Umbrella’s football-themed piece fails to score, but Dimitris Papaioannou’s 2009 work saves the day Never let it be said that dance doesn’t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:36AM

The Enemy review – Ibsen goes digital by Clare Brennan

Dundee RepA powerful overhaul of An Enemy of the People weaves texts and emails seamlessly into the action Kieran Hurley’s take on Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People was about to go i…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:36AM

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri Paddock for Anton Chekhov’s Vaudevilles by Terri Paddock

As part of her resumed post-show talk series, Mates founder Terri Paddock will chair a discussion following the performance of Mercurius Theatre's revival of Anton Chekhov's Vaudevilles, ada…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 06:00AM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Sunday, October 31st – HAPPY HALLOWEEN SHOWS! by Cabaret Hotspot!

HERE IS A LIST OF  SHOWS ON HALLOWEEN NIGHT!   Michael Colby presents Mrs. McThing! A Spooktacular show on Halloween October 31st at 2:00 & 7:00 pm Tada! Youth Theater Tickets can be r…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 05:10AM

ReView: Ann Kittredge, Movie Nite, 10/10/21 by Conorw

Ann Kittredge Movie Nite Birdland Theater October 10, 2021 Ann Kittredge, along with musical director Alex Rybeck and virtuoso guitarist Sean Harkness performed Movie Nite to a full house on…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 05:09AM

Thurs., 10/21 @ 7:00 pm Emilie Surtees @ The Triad by Cabaret Hotspot!

Emilie Surtees’ Tribute To Mary J. Blige, Janet Jackson, & Toni Braxton Thursday, October 21st @ 7:00 pm https://www.facebook.com/events/460428345303226/?ref=newsfeed The Triad Theater…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 05:08AM

Thus., 10/ 21 @ 7:00 pm Quinn Lemley in The Heat is On @ DTM by Cabaret Hotspot!

Quinn Lemley in “The Heat Is On” Returns” @ Don’t Tell Mama Thursday, October 21st @  7:00 pm Tickets: https://www.donttellmamanyc.com

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 05:07AM

Fri., 10/22 @ 9:30 pm Craig Pomranz @ Pangea by Cabaret Hotspot!

Craig Pomranz LIVE @ Pangea Friday – October 22 – 9:30 PM Reservations:  212.995.0900 “Tenor of the Times” * GQ Magazine * One of New York’s most critically-acclaimed saloon si…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 05:05AM

Sat., 10/23 @ 7:00 pm Meri Zeiv @ DTM by Cabaret Hotspot!

Broadway World Cabaret Award Nominee Meri Zeiv make her New York City Debut Saturday, October 23rd @ 7:00 pm Don’t Tell Mama Ms. Zeiv spent her early childhood in NY, surrounded by art and…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 05:04AM

Mon., 10/25 @ 7:00 pm Karen Oberlin in Bewitched @ Birdland by Cabaret Hotspot!

Karen Oberlin in Bewitched Celebrating Lorenzo Hart Monday, October 25, at 7:00 pm 315 W 44th Street, NYC INFORMATION & TICKETS John Di Martino, piano Steve Doyle, bass   Ray Marchica,…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 05:02AM

Sun., 10/24 @ 1:00 pm Natasha Castillo in “Excellent 80’s Adventure” @ DTM by Cabaret Hotspot!

Natasha Castillo’s Excellent 80’s Adventure! Sunday, October 24 @ 1:00 pm https://donttellmamanyc.com/shows/main/6327-natasha-castillo-s-excellent-80-s-adventure-10-24-21 Join Natasha Ca…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 05:01AM
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Lucas Hnath's Dana H. Opens on Broadway October 17 by Talaura Harms

Deirdre O’Connell returns to the title role—Hnath's mother—in the documentary play from the Tony-nominated writer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:01AM

David Byrne's American Utopia Opens on Broadway October 17 by Andrew Gans

Previews for the return engagement began September 17 at the St. James Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

Paper Mill's Songs for a New World, Starring Carolee Carmello, Roman Banks, Andrew Kober, Mia Pinero, Opens October 17 by Andrew Gans

Performances of the Jason Robert Brown revue continue through November 7 at the New Jersey venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre