Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Interview: In Marie Osmond's Unexpected New Album, The World Goes Round

Osmond debuts her latest record, a collection of songs from the worlds of opera and musical theater.

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The Comedy of Errors

The post The Comedy of Errors appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Frances Rings appointed Artistic Director of Bangarra Dance Theatre

The post Frances Rings appointed Artistic Director of Bangarra Dance Theatre appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Boy Falls from the Sky by Mirvish Productions

Jake Epstein’s been “that guy from Degrassi”, starred in the US National Tours of Spring Awakening and American Idiot, played Spider-Man on Broadway and originated the lead role of Ger…

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Rosie Revere, Engineer & Friends sizzle reel by Westport Country Playhouse

A fun new musical based on the books Rosie Revere, Engineer; Iggy Peck, Architect; and Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty, which spotlights the STEM curriculum (focusing on science, techn…

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A Real Jewel Of A Way To Ring In The Holiday Season: One More Productions Keeps The Merry Bells Ringing With Their Happiest Edition Of “The Holiday by Leo Buck

“One More Production’s” goal was to create, on the live, in-person stage, the kind of big, buoyant Christmas special, which back in the 1960’s and 70’s, peppered the network airwav…

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Goodman Theatre’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Matthew Wexler

The Goodman Theatre brings back its holiday classic, 'A Christmas Carol,' for a triumphant return to live theater, directed by Jessica Thebus. The post Review: Goodman Theatre’s ‘A Chris…

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Audra McDonald to Executive Produce and Narrate Whitney Houston Documentary

Audra McDonald will narrate and executive produce a new documentary about Whitney Houston, Whitney Houston In Focus.

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‘A Sherlock Carol’ Review: Crime-Solving on Christmas Eve by Laura Collins-Hughes

Mark Shanahan remixes Arthur Conan Doyle and Charles Dickens into a clever, crowd-pleasing holiday comedy that happens also to be a murder mystery.

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David Byrne's American Utopia Cancels December 1 Performance by Caitlin Moynihan

The December 1 performance of David Byrne's American Utopia has been canceled due to a non-COVID-related illness in the company. Performances are set to resume on December 2. David Byrne's …

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Audra McDonald to Narrate & Executive Produce Whitney Houston Documentary by Caitlin Moynihan

A new documentary focusing on the early life of Whitney Houston is in the works, according to Deadline. Whitney Houston in Focus will be directed by Benjaim Alfonsi and is based on the boo…

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On the WEST SIDE STORY Red Carpet with Rachel Zegler, Mike Faist, Brian d'Arcy James, and More by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview here: West Side Story, directed by Steven Spielberg, had its world premiere in New York City on Monday night. BroadwayWorld was t…

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

The Theatre World Awards Announces Live In-Person Ceremony Set for June 6, 2022

Save the Date! The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, Dale Badway, President, has announced, today, the return to a live in-person presentation of the 76th Annual Theatre World Aw…

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Free virtual encore presentation of ‘Putting It Together’ with James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim from NYC’s The Town Hall and Strand Book Store by Deb Miller

To celebrate the legacy of one of the greatest American composers, lyricists, and Broadway icons, The Town Hall and Strand Book Store will present an encore presentation of their conversatio…

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Top 5 Shows of the Week by Lynne Menefee

1. ‘Dreamgirls’ at Baltimore Center Stage “‘…this one reminds us why we love theatre.” – Timoth David Copney READ review. Synopsis: All you’ve got to do is dream! This winter…

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Theatre World Awards Will Return to In-Person Ceremony in 2022 by Andrew Gans

The 76th annual event will be held in June.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater brings 2 dances made for the web to the stage by Jeff Lunden

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater shifted to streaming presentations online during pandemic. Now, two dances conceived for the web are included in the company's return to in-person perf…

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The (Non-Sam) Harrises of Broadway and R.M.S. Titanic by Trav S.D.

This is liable to remain one of my obscure Travalanche posts and yet it’s the kind I love the most, for it mixes together two of my great loves, American theatrical history and the lore su…

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In Which We Celebrate Luther Standing Bear by Trav S.D.

Today we celebrate the Lakota Chief Óta Kté (“Plenty Kill”), also known as Matȟó Nážiŋ (or “Standing Bear”) (1869-1939) — not to be confused with the Ponca leader Macuna…

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Candlelight by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Playwright John Patrick Shanley has said in interviews that his latest play "Candlelight" is a new departure for him. Described as “A Nuyorican comic romantic tragedy covered with magic an…

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‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ to be filmed by Theatre on Film and Tape Archive by Caitlin Huston

The Dec. 2 performance of “Thoughts of a Colored Man” will be filmed by the New York Public Library’s Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, the production announced Wednesday.  The play, …

SOURCE: Broadway News at 04:30PM
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Theatre Review: ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ at Olney Theatre Center by Mary Ann Johnson

Olney’s production of John Cameron Mitchell’s (book) and Stephen Trask’s (music and lyrics) “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” is a high-octane, raucous, roller-coaster of a journey. From…

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What’s Opera, Director? by American Theatre Editors

For theatre helmers Bartlett Sher and Mary Zimmerman, who both have shows in the new Met season, the music is the leader they follow.

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The Weekly Roundup, December 1-8 by Kyle V. Hiller

Yolanda Wisher & the Afroeaters pay a visit to the Barnes, a restorative healing workshop at Theatre Exile, Jingle Jawn, and more. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up the week.

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Seth Rudetsky Reflects on the Legacy of Stephen Sondheim by Seth Rudetsky

Stories from A Little Night Music, Into The Woods, Follies, and more.

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Marguerite Anglin and the future of Philadelphia public art by Anndee Hochman

The new director of public art in the Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy wants more public art in the city to reflect more identities. Anndee Hochman profiles.

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A look into Tempesta di Mare's A 1000-Guilder Tune: Musical Alchemy from Baroque Moravia by Gail Obenreder

A thousand guilders for your music! Gail Obenreder previews Tempesta di Mare’s holiday offering.

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A Dickens of a Time: Greta Lambert Stars in Her Own Solo “Carol” at Alabama Shakespeare Festival by Kenneth Jones

Actress Greta Lambert, one of the great things to happen to American regional theater, is finally getting a chance to perform her one-person adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas C…

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Experience the artistry of Robert Moses' KIN in American Dance Platform by Joycetheater

Celebrating its 27th season, the San Francisco-based Robert Moses’ KIN is known for eclectic movement, demanding choreography, ferocious dancing, and provocative themes. The Company brings…

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When Nice Isn’t Enough: How Arts Fundraising Can Evolve by Jackson Cooper

By Jackson Cooper. Jackson Cooper calls on fundraising professionals to reinterrogate their institutions’ relationships with wealth and value to forge more equitable development practices.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

New York Theater Openings and Reopenings December 2021 by New York Theaterh

Below is a day-by-day selection of New York theater that is scheduled to open in December, organized by opening date.* That includes the gender-bending revival of “Company,” by Stephen S…

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Gear Up for West Side Story's Big Screen Return with David Alvarez, Rita Moreno & More on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Fadal, this episode will air in New York C…

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Theatre Facts 2020 Report Shows COVID’s Initial Impact by American Theatre Editors

A look at the fiscal state of the field from fall 2019 to fall 2020 shows a drop in ticket income and a spike in governmental support.

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Kiki and Herb Kick the Season Into High Gear With Their New Holiday Show SLEIGH

The beloved cabaret duo returns to the stage for a limited run at the BAM Harvey Theater.

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Major Regional Theaters Form Joint Artistic Caucus in Support of Artistic Development

In an unprecedented collaboration, Baltimore Center Stage, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Long Wharf Theatre, and The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis have joined forces to hire a grou…

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Watch Peter Dinklage Sing 'Your Name' From the Upcoming Movie Musical Cyrano by Talaura Harms

The actor appeared on The Late Show with Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National, who composed the score for the film.

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Review: BroadwaySF presents a ‘Christmas Carol’ that’s actually interesting by Lily Janiak

Every monstrous skinflint was once a small child, the S.F. production says, one who read adventure stories and imagined his toys to life.

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Billy Crystal Discusses Returning to Broadway for Mr. Saturday Night on Jimmy Kimmel Live by Billy McEntee

Crystal shares how a phone call from Mel Brooks inspired the new musical.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Julian Bird Steps Down as Chief Executive of the Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre by Talaura Harms

The CEO said he had always planned a 10-year stay in the position, but he has extended his tenure through the pandemic.

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Rita Moreno Performs a West Side Story Dance Stunt with Jimmy Fallon by Billy McEntee

"I don't do cameos," the Oscar winner said when Steven Spielberg asked her to appear in the remake.

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“Rare Earth Mettle,” Royal Court by Aleks Sierz

Why are we indifferent to anti-Semitism? In the past few weeks the Royal Court, a proud citadel of wokeness, has been embroiled in an appalling case of prejudice by allowing a character, who…

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Nonverbal “King Lear” Review – Conflict in Visuals, Sounds, and Imaginations by Dawna Fung

What has been left after all well-written dialogues, which were once deemed to be the spirit of Shakespeare’s play, were to be removed? An all-female nonverbal stage version of King Lear a…

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Women in Science in Theater—Transforma Theatre Paves a New Crossroads with Stunning Insight by Fareeda Pyracha Ahmed

For anyone wondering if live theater offers nothing but escapism from our mini-plague—or worse—on the nose woke-ism, last weekend’s Science in Theater festival proved a stunning demons…

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Wicked Movie Holds Casting Call for Nessarose, Seeking Wheelchair Users by Ryan McPhee

The Telsey Office is searching for performers to join Cynthia Erivo and Ariana Grande in the Jon M. Chu-helmed film.

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December 2021 repertory movie roundup by Stephen Silver

An assortment of holiday films, including off-beat and lesser-known classics. Stephen Silver rounds up.

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REVIEW: The Drifters Girl, Garrick Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Douglas Mayo reviews the latest West End bio-musical The Drifters Girl based around the story of the R & B/Soul vocal group and their manager Faye Treadwell now playing a…

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Stephen Sondheim Discusses a Gender-Swapped ‘Company’ by Michael Paulson

Days before he died, Stephen Sondheim and the director Marianne Elliott chatted about a Broadway revival of his 1970 musical. With a gender swap, it has a “different flavor,” he said.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at noon (Broadway Time)

Watch Tony Winner Judith Light Honor World AIDS Day 2021 by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony-winning actress and beloved activist Judith Light is speaking up in honor of World AIDS Day 2021. Known as being a champion for human rights in the fight against AIDS, Light gave a spe…

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4 Theatres Form Artistic Caucus to Open New Development Pathways by American Theatre Editors

The new year-long effort aims to support artistic development at and among Baltimore Center Stage, Woolly Mammoth, Long Wharf, and the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis.

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‘American Utopia’ cancels Dec. 1 Broadway performance by Broadway News

The Wednesday evening performance of “American Utopia” has been canceled “due to a non-COVID-related illness in the company,” according to a statement from producers. Performances ar…

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‘The Mood Room’ Review: 1980s Anomie, California Style by Brian Seibert

In Big Dance Theater’s new work, premiering at BAM Fisher, Annie-B Parson melds her sensibility with that of the Conceptual artist Guy de Cointet.

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‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’ Cancels Tonight’s Performance Due To Non-Covid Illness by Greg Evans

David Byrne’s American Utopia at Broadway’s St. James Theatre has cancelled tonight’s performance due to a non-Covid-related illness in the company, producers announced today. Performa…

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Performance By Rankin interviews: Back To The Future – The Musical by Kitty Underwood

Hear from some of the cast & creatives from Back To The Future - The Musical on what lockdown was like and how it feels to be #BackOnStage The post Performance By Rankin interviews: Back…

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Rachel Zegler, Barlow and Bear, Macy Schmidt, Olivia Rodrigo, More Among Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Class of 2022 by Dan Meyer

Several young adults with stage and musical theatre ties made the list.

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David Byrne's American Utopia Cancels December 1 Broadway Performance by Andrew Gans

The return engagement opened October 17 at the St. James Theatre.

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Magic Goes Wrong vlog: Meet the cast and go backstage at the West End's Apollo Theatre | Episode 1 by Official London Theatre

The cast of Mischief Theatre's Magic Goes Wrong take us backstage in the West End's Apollo Theatre. Meet the cast, find out what goes on before, during and after a show! Get tickets: https:…

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‘A Christmas Carol’ at Ford’s to benefit Theatre Washington Taking Care Fund by News Desk

Inspired by the theme of charity in Dickens’s holiday classic, financial assistance to DC-area theater professionals in times of unforeseen hardship.

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Rose Theatre Announces Newly Created Young People’s Board by Wetmharriet

Rose Theatre’s Artistic Director, Christopher Haydon, is delighted to announce the theatre’s first ever Young People’s Board during his inaugural season. The post Rose Theatre Announce…

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Beauty and the Beast review – a sumptuous reboot of the festive-season fairytale by Mark Fisher

New Vic theatre, Newcastle-under-LymeDirector Theresa Heskins might give us more beast than beauty but, even so, this dark, Disney-divergent adaptation is superb The world described by writ…

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A Christmas Carol review – a clever, Cardiffian spin on the Christmas classic by Gareth Llŷr Evans

Sherman theatre, CardiffPanto tropes are happily pooh-poohed with a gender-swapped Scrooge and properly terrifying puppetry in Joe Murphy’s triumphant Dickens redo Attend the tale of Ebbi…

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Tony Winner Sergio Trujillo Tapped to Direct Musical Adaptation of Real Women Have Curves by Caitlin Moynihan

The acclaimed 2002 film Real Women Have Curves by Josefina López is being adapted into a stage musical, according to Forbes. Producers Barry and Fran Weissler have tapped Tony-winning chore…

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The Woman in Black Extends Its Stay at the McKittrick Hotel

The ghostly two-hander is selling tickets through March 13, and has added new holiday performances.

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Watch the Trailer for Shakespeare in the Park Documentary, Reopening Night

The new HBO documentary follows the cast and crew Jocelyn Bioh's Merry Wives

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Contagion, Soap, Immersion: London Theatre Unmasked by American Theatre Editors

The city's theatres are stumbling back to their feet, with mixed results and a seemingly cavalier attitude toward COVID.

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The Woman in Black Extends NYC Run at McKittrick Hotel by Andrew Gans

David Acton and Ben Porter again reprise their roles from the West End.

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Sweden’s national theater stages its first ever Yiddish production

Actors in a recent production of WAITING FOR GODOT at the Royal Dramatic Theater in Stockholm performed neither in the classic play’s original English nor in Swedish translation. Rather, t…

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Bugsy Malone musical tour – First professional tour ever announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The first-ever professional Bugsy Malone musical tour will be professionally undertaken from 27 July 2022. This post Bugsy Malone musical tour – First professional tour eve…

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Theatre Review: ‘The Ghost Before Christmas’ at the Twin Beach Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

Perhaps the greatest grievance of the Christmas season is its, at times, redundancy. While I typically enjoy a live production or movie that feels familiar as much as anyone, it can be so re…

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For actor Michael Anthony Williams, offstage day jobs have sharpened his craft onstage by Thomas Floyd

Working in philanthropy, criminology and disaster relief have imbued his work in Arena Stage’s “Seven Guitars” with greater humanity.

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‘Great writing can be interpreted & reinterpreted in any number of ways’: CONSTELLATIONS – Donmar Warehouse (Online review) by John Chapman

There's a world (indeed, a universe) of possibilities in this intriguing play about decisions and repercussions.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 10am (Broadway Time)

A Heart Broken, Also Full: What Sondheim Gave Us by American Theatre Editors

He was like a father to many of us, so it shouldn't be surprising that he did what a good father does: He kept showing up, and showing his love.

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Theatre Review: ‘Christmas Is Coming Uptown’ at Arena Players by Timoth David Copney

All too frequently, one of Baltimore’s best little theatres flies under the radar of the viewing audiences. This is a shame because Arena Players is now in its 68th year and celebrating th…

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Ruth Wilson to star in Ivo Van Hove’s new adaptation of Cocteau’s The Human Voice by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Ruth Wilson reunites with Ivo van Hove to star in his adaptation of Jean Cocteau's The Human Voice for Three Weeks only at the Harold Pinter Theatre. This post Ruth Wilson to…

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December 2021 Streaming Guide: Being the Ricardos, And Just Like That…, Annie Live!, More by Dan Meyer

See what’s coming to Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max, Netflix, and more this month.

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Watch Kristin Chenoweth Sing '(Everybody's Waiting for) The Man With the Bag' by Andrew Gans

The Tony and Emmy winner offered a selection from her holiday album Happiness is… Christmas! on The Late Late Show With James Corden.

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(Andrew Gans’s article appeared on, 11/28; via Pam Green; Photo:  Angela Lansbury and George Hearn in Sweeney Todd Martha Swope.) The five-time Tony winner spoke exclusive…

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AXIS Dance Coompany in "Roots Above Ground" (Teaser) by Joycetheater

AXIS Dance Company makes its premiere on our digital stage with Roots Above Ground, a physically integrated dance performance that explores the multiple meanings of home as it peels back the…

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Some West End Theatres, London's National, More U.K. Venues Impose Mask Mandates by Dan Meyer

Masks have not been required at many performances in the U.K.

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 by Susan Grace

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St. Louis Rep Names Danny Williams Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

Williams will succeed Mark Bernstein, who is retiring from the institution after over 34 years.

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Jennifer M. Holmes Named ED of Pace School of Performing Arts by American Theatre Editors

Holmes will oversee the academics and operations of PPA's eight degree programs.

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In honor of World AIDS Day, historic ‘Normal Heart’ to screen Saturday by News Desk

A Q&A afterward will feature Emmy Award-winning director Paris Barclay and members of the predominately BIPOC and LGBTQ cast. 

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Go Inside the New York City Premiere of Steven Spielberg’s Film Adaptation of West Side Story by Marc J. Franklin

Ahead of its theatrical release, the film’s stars came out to celebrate the movie at Jazz at Lincoln Center November 29.

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Jersey Boys perform The Four Seasons track Beggin' on the roof of the Trafalgar Theatre by Official London Theatre

The West End cast of the Jersey Boys perform the loved track Beggin' by The Four Seasons on the roof of the Trafalgar Theatre. Tickets:…

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Best Dance of 2021 by Gia Kourlas, Brian Seibert and Siobhan Burke

A year of uncertainty was capped by a happy ending: a rush of performances this fall, including standouts by masters (Twyla Tharp) and breakout stars (LaTasha Barnes).

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‘A great night out thanks to two strong performances’: LOVE DANCE – Chiswick Playhouse by Liz Dyer

Rose is a career woman who wants a baby but not a relationship. Adam’s a deadbeat musician who had a bad childhood and has zero interest in procreating.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Girl From The North Country tour – UK and Ireland dates announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Award-winning musical Girl From The North Country Tour of the UK and Ireland is to start in June 2022. This post Girl From The North Country tour – UK and Ireland dates ann…

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Stage Top 5: December 2021 by Brian Hieggelke

Theater and comedy highlights for December.

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Tradition and Fresh Takes: Hyde Park School of Dance Brings An Updated Nutcracker Back to Mandel Hall by Sharon Hoyer

Audiences will see an overall familiar “Nutcracker” ballet, which also includes some contemporary takes and welcome updates. Nine choreographers contribute to the updated HPSD rendition.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 by Ashley Steves

Ruth Wilson To Star In New Ivo Van Hove Play, “Once Upon A One More Time” Kicks Off In D.C., Off-Broadway “Cat On A Hot Tin Roof” Sets Cast “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday…

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Steven Spielberg honors Stephen Sondheim at ‘West Side Story’ premiere by Johnny Oleksinski

Spielberg also revealed that the two became friends, and had onset nicknames.

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U.K. Theatergoers Cover Up Again, After Months Without Masks by Alex Marshall

Encouragements to mask up are hardening into mandates. But the new rules are coming from the playhouses, not the government.

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Bringing diversity to ‘A Christmas Carol’ is just the beginning by Rachel Howard

For actress Amber Iman, S.F's "A Christmas Carol" offers new lessons in inclusivity and justice along with its traditional moral of hope and redemption.

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‘The music provides a haunting, grounding overlay’: THE COMEDY OF ERRORS – Barbican Centre (RSC) by Alun Hood

It might seem a bit odd to come out of a Shakespeare play raving about the singing and music. Yet these elements are part of what lifts Phillip Breen’s captivating new RSC production.

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Julian Bird to step down as Chief Executive of Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre  by Kitty Underwood

Chief Executive of the Society of London Theatre (SOLT) and UK Theatre Julian Bird has announced that he will leave his role in May 2022, after over 11 years in the role. The post Julian Bir…

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Meet the Bay Area actors behind BroadwaySF’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Rachel Howard

The production of "A Christmas Carol" includes a diverse cast, many of whom hail from the region.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 6am (Broadway Time)

‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ thrills like fireworks at Olney by Julia Amis

An evening full of stunning vocals and powerhouse performances.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:26AM

FOUR QUARTETS Harold Pinter Theatre by Libby Purves and Friends

GLIMPSES OF ETERNITY  (Review first published on D.Mail, in shorter form)        This is wonderful. Sometimes a simple short  performance can shake, rouse, even change you.  So step a…

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Celebrate The Color Purple With These Photos of the Original Broadway Production by Marc J. Franklin

The musical opened at the Broadway Theatre December 1, 2005.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Cherished Words From Sondheim, Theater’s Encourager-in-Chief by Laura Collins-Hughes

He wrote great shows, but Stephen Sondheim was also a mentor, a teacher and an audience regular. And, oh, the thrill of getting one of his typewritten notes.

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Mel Brooks Keeps It Very Light in ‘All About Me!’ by Alexandra Jacobs

The comedy legend responsible for “The Producers,” “Blazing Saddles” and “Young Frankenstein” has written a memoir with the cheer and zip of a one-liner.

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The Great ‘West Side Story’ Debate

With the Steven Spielberg film coming soon, three critics, a playwright and a theater historian weigh in on whether the musical deserves a new hearing — and how.

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Treasure Island review – BSL production a sign of progress by Nick Ahad

Derby theatreJim Hawkins becomes a young woman (or two) in this joyous but flawed adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale While this is a sometimes flawed production, with an o…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:24AM
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 4am (Broadway Time)

This Month in Theatre! (December 2021) by Alexandra Appleton

Welcome to a festive edition of the StageAgent Showstopper! Let's see what's going on in the world of theatre this December.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Overture in Parkes with Lucy Durack and Josh Piterman by Aussie Theatre

Parkes is set to host an enormous celebration of musical theatre and opera at the new Cooke Park Pavilion under

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 2am (Broadway Time)

ShentonSTAGE Daily for WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 1 by Mark Shenton

... Read More The post ShentonSTAGE Daily for WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 1 first appeared on Shenton Stage.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Interview: Caroline Brings Sharon D Clarke — and Change — to Broadway

Clarke stars in Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori's musical at Studio 54 after winning an Olivier for her performance.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Lust Love Loss: Australian stories of wartime relationships

The post Lust Love Loss: Australian stories of wartime relationships appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Major Attaway, Kara Lindsay, Kissy Simmons, More Star in Paper Mill's A Jolly Holiday: Celebrating Disney's Broadway Hits by Andrew Gans

Expect tunes from The Lion King, Mary Poppins, Aladdin, Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, and more.

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Joyful and Triumphant: Holiday Recordings From Broadway Artists to Brighten the Season by Andrew Gans

Featured are new albums from Kristin Chenoweth, Darren Criss, and Todd Almond, a single from Billy Porter, a worthy initiative spawned by a holiday tune, and more.

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DANCE NEWS: Dance Magazine Awards Announces Esteemed Honorees for 2021 by The Dance Enthusiast

In DANCE NEWS: Dance Magazine Awards Announces Esteemed Honorees for 2021: "Dance, whether live or virtual, has been a real source of joy and comfort over the last 18 months, and we are pro…

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Local Woman Rebrands Toxic Relationship as “Shakespearean Comedy of Errors” by Broadway Beat

by Liz Wiest. @lizkhawiesta. JERSEY CITY, NJ - Freelance social media manager Charlotte Guerrero announced today that she has decided to...

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Study Finds 90% of Americans Don’t Notice When Carolers Harmonize, So Calm Down, Debra by Broadway Beat

by Brendan Leonard. @brennylen. GREENWICH, CT. - A new study conducted by the Fünkly-Fresh Musicology Institute of Connecticut has sent...

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All Broadway Theatres to Require Proof of Full Vaccination AND Masks - As safety protocols are revised we will update this article by Raven Snook

The Broadway League has announced new safety protocols for all 41 Broadway houses: every one requires that audience members show proof of full vaccination with an FDA or WHO authorized vacc…

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Why I Stopped Saying “Happy Holidays” and Started Saying “And That’s What You Missed on Glee” by Broadway Beat

by Vanessa Ullman. December can only bring one of two things: Oscar bait movies to write down in your Notes app and ignore until March,...

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Friend’s One-Man Show Canceled Due to Positive Case of It Sucking by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Will this pandemic ever end? Local actor and your friend Robert Jelio’s run of his one-man...

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REPORT: That One Girl You Got Your BFA With Still Calls Her Non-Industry Boyfriend a Muggle by Broadway Beat

by Elanna White. @Ewelannawhite. NEW YORK, NY- Local BFA graduate Ann Barrett clutched her Culture cold brew and cookie this morning,...

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