Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Royal Melbourne Philharmonic: Handel’s Messiah 2021

The post Royal Melbourne Philharmonic: Handel’s Messiah 2021 appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 11:42PM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Read the Reviews for Condensed, One-Part Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway by Dan Meyer

The Tony Award-winning play reopened at the Lyric Theatre December 7 with a streamlined production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:10PM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Review: Still Magical on Broadway by Alexis Soloski

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” returned to Broadway, now in one part instead of two. It may feel smaller, but is no less dazzling.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 09:36PM

Review Roundup: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Reopens on Broadway

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child officially reopened on Broadway tonight, December 7, at the Lyric Theatre. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child originally cast a spell over the world as an e…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:30PM

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Magically Half as Long

Broadway's most enchanting show emerges from the pandemic shorter than it was.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:06PM

Review: Candace Bushnell Speaks as Herself In Is There Still Sex in the City?…Or Does She?

The iconic Sex and the City creator looks back on her life and career in an autobiographical solo show at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:06PM

Is There Still Sex in the City?: Candace Bushnell Tells All by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★☆☆ The OG Carrie Bradshaw dishes on her life, career, and the real Mr. Big The post Is There Still Sex in the City?: Candace Bushnell Tells All appeared first on New York Stage …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:00PM

Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ retains its magic and its heart by Charles Isherwood

When it was announced that “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” would open at the Lyric Theatre in 2018, I confidently expected that the, um, curse that seemed to doom all shows in the ca…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 09:00PM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Opening Night of 'A Christmas Carol' in Los Angeles | Ahmanson Theatre by Center Theatre Group

NOV 30, 2021 – JAN 1, 2022 at the Ahmanson Theatre Two visionary Tony Award® winners—playwright Jack Thorne ('Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'), director Matthew Warchus (Matilda)—…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:58PM

PERFECT HOLIDAY BOOKS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY by Robert Shuman

  Great reads for Christmas and the holidays 2021, represented by Marit Literary Agency: REAGAN’S COWBOYS: INSIDE THE 1984 REELECTION CAMPAIGN’S SECRET OPERATION AGAINST GERALDINE FERRA…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 08:43PM

All I want for Christmas is ‘The Boy Band Project: Holiday Edition’ at NYC’s Feinstein’s/54 Below by Deb Miller

Following a dazzling debut at Feinstein’s/54 Below in August, The Boy Band Project returned to a packed house at the famed nightclub for one night only on December 6, with a new incarnatio…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:14PM

A Chorus Line review – a thrilling combination of sharp moves and snappy tunes by Chris Wiegand

Curve, LeicesterA gifted company has the chops to do the 1975 New York musical proud, saluting an imperilled industry with an irresistible revival ‘I’m a dancer: a dancer dances,” says…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:06PM

The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage review – a theatrical marvel by Arifa Akbar

Bridge theatre, LondonNicholas Hytner brings a dazzling wizard’s touch to this adaptation of Philip Pullman’s fantasy tale Nearly two decades ago, Nicholas Hytner triumphantly staged Phi…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:06PM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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A Look at Candace Bushnell's Is There Still Sex in the City? Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The solo show from the Sex and the City creator officially opens at the Daryl Roth Theatre December 7.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:59PM

Wicked Resumes Performances at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre December 7 by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical had canceled its December 4 and 5 performances.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:30PM

THE BOOK OF DUST Bridge, SE1 by Libby Purves and Friends

PULLING OUT THE STOPS FOR PULLMAN     First things first: this is the most wonderfully evocative, romantic and dramatic bit of set-projection you will see all year. Bob Crowley, video maes…

SOURCE: theatrecat.com at 07:07PM

Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of ‘Morning Sun’ a must-see by Alan Smason

By EDWARD RUBIN Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of British playwright Simon Stephen’s three-generation memory play Morning Sun runs through Sunday, December 19th at New York City Cen…

SOURCE: TheatreCriticsm.com at 07:06PM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Go Inside Rehearsals of The Prom in México City by Playbill

The first Spanish-language production of The Prom is currently playing in México City. Susana Zabaleta joins Playbill in an exclusive interview and shares how Mexican audiences have receive…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:33PM

Giles Terera returns to play Burr in Hamilton for six weeks only by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Giles Terera is to return to the West End production of Hamilton for six week only revisiting his Olivier Award-winning performance as Aaron Burr. This post Giles Terera retu…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 06:17PM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Actors’ Equity Reaches Agreement With Scandal-Hit Michigan Theater Company Founded By Jeff Daniels by Greg Evans

Actors’ Equity has reached a new agreement with the Michigan regional theater founded in 1991 by actor Jeff Daniels that recently saw the resignation of its longtime artistic director Guy …

SOURCE: Deadline at 05:55PM

Queensland Theatre 2022 Season – Single Tickets on Sale and First Cast Announced by Gabi Bergman

Single tickets to Queensland Theatre’s 2022 Season go on sale today, giving the public the opportunity to secure seats to

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 05:48PM

Classic Stage Company to Dim Lights in Tribute to Stephen Sondheim

Classic Stage Company will join the New York theater community by dimming its marquee and lobby lights in honor of Stephen Sondheim this Wednesday at 6:30pm, just prior to the evening perfo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:44PM

ESTELLA SCROOGE & More Announced for Broadway On Demand Holiday Programming

Broadway On Demand has announced its 2021 Holiday Programming. The lineup includes Jonathan Rockefeller’s Paddington Saves Christmas, The Great Christmas Bake Off, Estella Scrooge and …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:29PM

#LisaHoward - The House Where I Grew up at Christmastime #Broadway #Christmas by Call Me Adam

Broadway leading lady, Lisa Howard, performs an original Christmas Song, "The House Where I Grew up at Christmastime," live from Feinstein's/54 Below 2021 Press Day,. My short-form intervi…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:19PM

Delaware Theatre Company presents Million Dollar Quartet by Gail Obenreder

Million Dollar Quartet from the Delaware Theatre Company looks to shake things up with a jukebox musical performance inspired by 1950s rock-and-roll. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:07PM

VIDEO: Spielberg Talks Ariana DeBose as Anita in New WEST SIDE STORY Featurette

In a new West Side Story featurette, director Steven Spielberg speaks on casting Ariana DeBose as Anita. The video also features new footage of DeBose performing 'America'. The film also sta…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:02PM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Take a Look Inside Andrew Hoepfner’s Immersive Bottom of the Ocean by Playbill Staff

The world premiere of the theatrical experience continues in Bushwick.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:59PM

See Sweet Snaps from the Broadway Opening of Mrs. Doubtfire, Starring Rob McClure by Lindsey Sullivan

Mrs. Doubtfire officially opened on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on December 5. The cast, including Rob McClure, Jenn Gambatese, Analise Scarpaci, Jake Ryan Flynn, Avery Sell, J.…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:54PM

New Play About the Life of Sidney Poitier by Charles Randolph-Wright Set for Broadway; Ruben Santiago-Hudson to Direct by Caitlin Moynihan

The life of Tony nominee and Oscar and Grammy-winning actor Sidney Poitier, who was the first Black performer to win the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1963, is heading to the stage. Accord…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:54PM

Diana's Roe Hartrampf on Playing Prince Charles and Channeling His Childhood Rambunctiousness into Theater by Lindsey Sullivan

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia Current Role: Roe Hartrampf is making his Broadway debut playing Prince Charles in Diana. Credits: Hartrampf is reprising his role as Prince Charles from La Jo…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:54PM

Nathalie Stutzmann conducts a historical guest role with Philadelphia Orchestra by Cameron Kelsall

In her first concerts as principal guest conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Nathalie Stutzmann balances repertory warhorses and new music with fresh ideas and attention to detail. Came…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:53PM

Philadelphia Ballet presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker by Camille Bacon-Smith

Camille Bacon-Smith talks with dancers from the Philadelphia Ballet on their latest production of The Nutcracker and the variety of challenges the classic show still presents for its perform…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:35PM

Go Inside Rehearsals of The Prom in México City by Roberto Araujo

Mexican star Susana Zabaleta shares her experience in the role of Gigi Flores with Playbill.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:31PM

Lighting Design: The Magic Backstage by Natalie Clare

Meet Thespian Alum Alex Vasquez Dheming The post Lighting Design: The Magic Backstage appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

SOURCE: Dramatics Magazine at 04:09PM

Woodmere Art Museum presents Body Language: The Art of Larry Day by Pamela J. Forsythe

Woodmere Art Museum examines the impact on American art by Philadelphia painter Larry Day in this new exhibit. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:08PM

Paul Williams Rediscovers the Fun in ‘Emmet Otter’ by American Theatre Editors

The songwriter talks about adapting his beloved Muppet musical for the stage, about never growing up, and about the things you can learn from an audience.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:07PM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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The Mother of All Emotions by Betty Shamieh

By Betty Shamieh. Playwright, author, screenwriter, and actor Betty Shamieh discusses her experience navigating the complexities of new motherhood as a woman in the theatre industry.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 03:39PM

What Advice Did Liza Minnelli Give Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer After Her Performance in Funny Girl? by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth conducts the Chelsea Symphony and prepares for a concert with Jessica Vosk.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:14PM

Micaela Diamond, Andrew Samonsky & More Will Take Part in BORDERLINE Musical Reading

BroadwayWorld has just learned that the new musical Borderline will get an industry reading later this week under the direction of Sarna Lapine, musical supervision of David Gardos, and chor…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:09PM

Lin-Manuel Miranda to Join FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME for Four Performances This Month

Lin-Manuel Miranda has just announced that will be joining the company of Freestyle Love Supreme for four performances this month!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:03PM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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ArtsBeat on Pioneer Valley Radio 12/07/21 by Mark G. Auerbach

New ArtsBeat on Pioneer Valley Radio. Home for the Holidays at The Majestic; Believe: A Holiday Celebration at K&E Theatre; MOSSO Holiday Brass in Longmeadow and other shows of the season. S…

SOURCE: pioneervalleyradio.podbean.com at 02:27PM

Review: Mrs. Doubtfire at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre by Juliet Hindell

Though it may be a crowd-pleasing romp, this adaptation of the beloved film feels curiously dated. Juliet Hindell reviews. The post Review: Mrs. Doubtfire at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre ap…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 02:22PM

Candace Bushnell's Solo Show Is There Still Sex in the City? Opens Off-Broadway December 7 by Talaura Harms

The Sex and the City creator talks fashion, literature, love, and sex in her New York stage debut at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:16PM

Kent Gash Named New Artistic Director of The Acting Company by Andrew Gans

The director, actor, educator, and author succeeds Ian Belknap.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:13PM

London Revival of Spring Awakening Begins December 7 at Almeida Theatre by Dan Meyer

Rupert Goold directs Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik’s Tony-winning musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06PM

Michael Jackson Musical Turns Down Volume on Abuse Allegations by Michael Paulson

The Broadway musical, “MJ,” with a book by Lynn Nottage and directed by Christopher Wheeldon, began previews Monday.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:03PM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Kathryn Gallagher, Drew Gehling, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Lead Industry Reading of Empire Records by Lindsey Sullivan

A private industry reading for the Broadway-bound musical based on the film Empire Records will take place on December 7 in New York City. As previously reported, the film’s screenwriter,…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:48PM

Livestreaming Kampala International Theatre Festival

By . The Kampala International Theatre Festival (KITF) is an annual 5-day festival.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 01:46PM

Broadway-Aimed Play About Sidney Poitier in the Works With Script by Charles Randolph-Wright by Dan Meyer

Sidney is set to be directed by Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:45PM

Concerts with Gavin Creel, Shoshana Bean and Brandon Victor Dixon Star Broadcast As Part of STARS ON STAGE FROM WESTPORT COUNTRY PLAYHOUSE on PBS

Join three Broadway favorites for STARS ON STAGE FROM WESTPORT COUNTRY PLAYHOUSE, three new concert specials headlined by Tony and Olivier Award-winner Gavin Creel, Billboard #1 recording a…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:38PM

Broadway: “Wicked” Announces First Black Glinda with Brittney Johnson, Giving the Show Some Needed Soul by Roger Friedman

Oz is about to get a big shake up. On Broadway, “Wicked” is getting its first ever Black actor in one of

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 01:36PM

How the Cast of ‘Company’ Learned of Stephen Sondheim’s Death: ‘It Was Crushing’ by Gordon Cox

The cast of the new Broadway revival of “Company” was in the middle of a two-show Friday on Thanksgiving weekend when they heard the news that the musical’s legendary composer, Stephen…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:28PM

This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From Stephen Sondheim preparing for 'West Side Story' to the legacy of Margo Jones, from one of theatre's worst fires to P.T. Barnum's American Museum.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:26PM

First Look: MJ The Musical Begins Performances on Broadway

Myles Frost made his Broadway debut as Michael Jackson in the new biomusical.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:24PM

Michael James Scott, Brenda Braxton, Nick Adams, and More Join FOWL PLAY Industry Reading

Jacob Stuckelman and Joseph Hayes announced today the complete casting for the industry reading of Fowl Play – A New Musical Comedy. Alongside previously announced star Rosé (“RuPaul's …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:23PM

Kathryn Gallagher, Drew Gehling, Rebecca Naomi Jones, More Star in Empire Records Musical Reading by Andrew Gans

Trip Cullman directs the December 7 reading of the new musical based on the film of the same name.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:17PM

Michael Urie, Christian Borle, Mary Testa, James Monroe Iglehart, Lillias White and More Join TWITS IN LOVE Podcast

The Broadway Podcast Network, has announced Tom Alan Robbins' (The Lion King, Little Shop of Horrors) new audio comedy steampunk distraction TWITS in LOVE, Chapter 1 starring Michael Urie, C…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:15PM

Don’t Miss: Todd Almond Holiday Album Release with Betty Buckley by Matthew Wexler

Broadway and TV star Todd Almond releases his new holiday album, "A Pony for Christmas," with special guest Betty Buckley. The post Don’t Miss: Todd Almond Holiday Album Release with Betty…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 01:12PM

Fountain Theatre finds home for theater photographer Ed Krieger’s lifework at L.A. Central Library by Fountaintheatre

Photographer Ed Krieger captured hundreds of L.A. theater productions over the course of 40 years before his death on December 16, 2020. Now, the Fountain Theatre has arranged for his large …

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 01:04PM

New play about Sidney Poitier in development for Broadway run by Broadway News

Charles Randolph-Wright has penned a new play about the life of activist and filmmaker Sidney Poitier. The play, entitled “Sidney,” is based on Poitier’s autobiography “The Measure o…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 01:02PM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at noon (Broadway Time)
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FIRST LOOK: Pantoland at the Palladium 2021 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Taken a look at these great photos by Paul Coltas of this year's Pantoland at the Palladium with Donny Osmond. Panto is Back! Book Now! This post FIRST LOOK: Pantoland at the…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 12:45PM

VIDEO: WEST SIDE STORY Cast Talks Sondheim & More in Sirius XM Town Hall

The cast of Steven Spielberg's West Side Story, including Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Rita Moreno, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez and Mike Faist, touched on the casting process, the creation …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:44PM

Come From Away, Oslo, Audra McDonald, Mandy Patinkin & More Broadway Favorites Earn Critics Choice Nominations by Caitlin Moynihan

Nominations have been announced for the TV categories of the 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards and a slew of Broadway favorites and stage-to-screen adaptations are up for consideration. The …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:42PM

Michael James Scott, Brenda Braxton, Nick Adams, More Join Fowl Play Industry Reading by Dan Meyer

The John Tartaglia-directed workshop is set for December 16.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:16PM

Samantha Mathis, Alex Boniello, James Yaegashi, More Cast in Duncan Sheik and Kyle Jarrow's Whisper House Off-Broadway by Andrew Gans

59E59 has also announced casting for its production of The Collision/The Martyrdom.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:14PM

Remembering Stephen Sondheim, Musical Theater Visionary

A conversation about his legacy, his engagements with pop music and whether he has any true inheritors.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 12:12PM

‘Empire Records’ musical holds industry reading by Caitlin Huston

Producer Bill Weiner announced an industry reading Tuesday of the new musical adaptation of “Empire Records.” The adaptation of the 1995 film features original music and lyrics by Zoe Sa…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 12:10PM

New Broadway Play SIDNEY to Explore Sidney Poitier's Life and Career

The legendary life of Academy Award-winning actor, filmmaker, activist and human-rights trailblazer Sidney Poitier set to be a new Broadway play produced by Ron Gillyard (Born for This, Mr. …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:09PM

‘Fires in the Mirror’ still burns at Baltimore Center Stage by Guest Author

Even though 30 years have passed, the tragic stories told in Anna Deavere Smith's powerful play could be headlines today.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:02PM

VIDEO: Kelli O'Hara, Ashley Park & More in THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF Season Two Trailer

Topic has released the trailer for season two of The Accidental Wolf starring Tony-winner Kelli O'Hara, Ashley Park, Judith Light, Laurie Metcalf, Denis O'Hare, Marsha Stephanie Blake, and …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:00PM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Check Out Photos From Return of Love Actually? The Unauthorized Musical Parody Off-Broadway by Dan Meyer

Tim Drucker directs the limited engagement with choreography by Brooke Engen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:58AM

Barrington Stage Company Will Present A Little Night Music in 2022 by Dan Meyer

The Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler musical will be directed by Julianne Boyd.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM

Sondheim By Sara! Dreamcasting Sara Bareilles in Iconic Roles by the Beloved Composer

With New York City Center Encores!' Into The Woods casting, we can't help but dreamcast the fabulous Ms. Sara Bareilles in some other iconic Sondheim roles. Come along as we pick some of our…

SOURCE: BroadwayBox at 11:52AM

Kathryn Gallagher, Drew Gehling, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More To Star in EMPIRE RECORDS: THE MUSICAL Industry Reading

Empire Records: The Musical will receive a private industry reading helmed by Obie Award-winning director Trip Cullman (Choirboy) on December 7, 2021 at Roundabout Studios in NYC.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:48AM

Sidney Poitier Life Story Set To Become Broadway Play by Greg Evans

The life of actor and activist Sidney Poitier will be told in a Broadway-targeted play to be written by Charles Randolph-Wright and directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, producers announced tod…

SOURCE: Deadline at 11:42AM

Mayor of London and Rankin launch New Year Sale under Piccadilly Lights by Harriet Hughes

Mayor of London and photographer Rankin join forces to launch New Year Sale under unique Piccadilly Lights display. The post Mayor of London and Rankin launch New Year Sale under Piccadilly …

SOURCE: officiallondontheatre.com at 11:41AM

VIDEO: Rachel Zegler & Drew Barrymore Talk Working With Steven Spielberg

Rachel Zegler sat down with Drew Barrymore to discuss playing Maria in Steven Spielberg's new West Side Story adaptation. The two compared their experiences working with Spielberg and how he…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:38AM

Broadway's First Black Glinda Brittney Johnson to Headline Wicked Next Year by Lindsey Sullivan

Oh, what a celebration we'll have today! Brittney Johnson will take over the role of Glinda in the Broadway's Wicked beginning on February 14, 2022. Currently the Glinda standby, Johnson wi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:36AM

Olivier Winner Giles Terera Returns to the West End's Hamilton by Lindsey Sullivan

Olivier Award winner Giles Terera is heading back to the room where it happens. He will return to the role of Aaron Burr in the West End production of Hamilton at the Victoria Palace Theatr…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:36AM

The Play What I Wrote review – Tom Hiddleston has a laugh in farce masterclass by Mark Lawson

Birmingham Repertory theatreThe A-lister provided joyous shock on opening night, as Morecambe and Wise’s screen routines return to the boards Regularly drawing TV audiences in the 1970s th…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:24AM

Sexual Consent Santa is coming to town! Taylor Mac’s drag queen Christmas by Alex Needham

With a Virgin Mary strip show, lessons in how to sit on Santa’s lap and a carol about drugs, this festive extravaganza is about as alternative as Christmas can get. Is Britain ready for th…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:24AM

Jordan Barrow to Become First Black Actor to Assume the Role of Boq in WICKED on Broadway

This evening, Wicked on Broadway, will welcome actor Jordan Barrow to its principal cast in the role of Boq. The role marks Barrow's Broadway debut, as well as the first Black actor to …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:18AM

Photos: Broadway Community Attends WEST SIDE STORY Screening

Last night, the Broadway community was invited to an advance screening of Steven Spielberg's new West Side Story film adaptation. The screening was hosted by members of the cast and creative…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:06AM

Brittney Johnson makes history as first Black actress to play Glinda in ‘Wicked’ by Broadway News

Brittney Johnson will become the first Black actress to assume the role Glinda in “Wicked” history, when she takes over the role this winter.  Johnson is currently the Glinda standby in…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 11:04AM

Sidney, A Biographical Play About Legendary Actor Sidney Poitier, Is in the Works

Charles Randolph-Wright and Ruben Santiago-Hudson have been selected by the Poitier family to adapt the story for the stage.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:03AM

Gavin Creel, Shoshana Bean, and Brandon Victor Dixon Concerts to Air on PBS

The concerts are part of January's Stars on Stage from Westport Country Playhouse series.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:03AM

Brittney Johnson Will Take Over as Glinda on Broadway in Wicked

Johnson, currently the standby, will be the first Black performer to take on the role full time.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:03AM

Win a Copy of The Phantom of the Opera Graphic Novel!

We're giving one reader a chance to win a copy of the brand new graphic novel adaptation of The Phantom of the Opera, adapted by Cavan Scott with art by José María Beroy. Check out the gi…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:02AM

Ray Yamanouchi Receives First Dee Silver M.D. Commission by American Theatre Editors

The Cygnet Theatre commission awards the playwright $10,000 and an unrestricted time limit to create a new play.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:02AM

‘Breathing new life into such a well-loved classic’: BEDKNOBS & BROOMSTICKS – Touring by The Family Stage

Everyone has a list of favourite childhood films and, as you might expect from a family of musical theatre lovers, Disney films feature heavily on ours.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Twizted Sisterz returns to NYC’s Laurie Beechman Theatre with ‘Distorted Diznee’ drag revue by Deb Miller

The long-running hit parody Distorted Dizney by drag performance group Twizted Sisterz has re-awakened from the pandemic-time curse on live performances to resume its eight-year run on selec…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:55AM

Brittney Johnson Will Be New Glinda in Broadway's Wicked by Andrew Gans

Johnson will be the first Black actor to assume the role full-time at the Gershwin Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:55AM

Get a 1st Look at the Chandelier Falling in The Phantom of the Opera Graphic Novel by Talaura Harms

Author Cavan Scott gives a sneak peek and talks about how he adapted the musical from stage to comic book page.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM

Photos: Go Inside A BROADWAY CELEBRATION, Honoring Eight Black Playwrights on Broadway This Season

CAA Amplify, Broadway Advocacy Coalition, and The Movement Theatre Company co-hosted a celebration of this fall’s eight Black playwrights on Broadway. The event was held on Monday, Decembe…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:44AM

Photos: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Reopens on Broadway Tonight!

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is set to officially reopen on Broadway tonight, December 7, at the Lyric Theatre. Check out all new photos of the cast in action here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:44AM

REVIEW: “KIMBERLY AKIMBO.” by Corine Cohen

During previews I saw a Sunday matinee of “Kimberly Akimbo.” I saw, the play at MTC many years ago and adored it. David Lindsay Abaire took the play and collaborated with Jeanine Tesori …

SOURCE: broadwayshowbiz.com at 10:41AM

Brittney Johnson to Become First Black Actor to Assume the Role of Glinda in WICKED

Thank goodness! Brittney Johnson will take over the role of Glinda in Wicked on Broadway, beginning performances on February 14, 2022 at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre. Currently the Glinda sta…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:39AM

Sidney Poitier’s Life Story Inspires Broadway Play From Charles Randolph-Wright, Ruben Santiago-Hudson (EXCLUSIVE) by Brent Lang

Few stars shone as brightly as Sidney Poitier. In films like “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” and “In the Heat of the Night,” Poitier turned in powerful performances that electrified…

SOURCE: Variety at 10:38AM

ReView: Andrea Bell Wolff “Showgirl” @ DTM by Sarah Downs

Andrea Bell Wolff Showgirl Don’t Tell Mama December 1, 2021 at 8:00 pm By Sarah Downs Andrea Bell has a story to tell and boy is it fun.  In her sparkly sequined minidress, Ms. Wolff belt…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 10:28AM

Read the Reviews for Selling Kabul Off-Broadway by Dan Meyer

Sylvia Khoury’s play opened at Playwrights Horizons December 6.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:19AM

Broadway’s ‘Chicago’ leads extend runs by Broadway News

Ana Villafañe, Bianca Marroquín and Lillias White have extended their runs in “Chicago,” producers Barry and Fran Weissler announced Monday. Villafañe and Marroquín will continue to …

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 10:14AM

COME FROM AWAY and Sydney’s Capitol Theatre will dim the lights for Stephen Sondheim by Aussie Theatre

As Broadway theatres prepare to dim the lights for Stephen Sondheim, COME FROM AWAY and Sydney’s Capitol Theatre will honour

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 10:13AM

GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, December 7, 2021 by Susan Grace

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SOURCE: gracenotesstage.com at 10:02AM

Watch Van Hughes and Nick Blaemire in Music Video for ‘Space Dogs of the Cosmodrome’ by Dan Meyer

The song comes from their upcoming Off-Broadway musical Space Dogs at MCC.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Giles Terera to Return to London Cast of Hamilton as Simon-Anthony Rhoden Recovers by Andrew Gans

Terera won an Olivier Award for creating the role of Aaron Burr in the West End production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:41AM

Three on the Aisle: Move On by American Theatre Editors

For the critics' final episode, they consider the life and legacy of Sondheim and reflect on how theatre has grown and changed in the 4 years they've been podcasting.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:37AM

Afterword to ‘Eurydice’ in the Form of 20 Questions by American Theatre Editors

The playwright reflects on her oft-produced take on the Greek myth about loss, and suggests both practical and philosophical approaches for future interpreters.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:12AM

A Statement With a Gun: Why ‘Assassins’ Doesn’t Need the Firepower by American Theatre Editors

Classic Stage Company's new production shows how Sondheim and Weidman's triggering musical can play in an age of mass shootings and the Capitol insurrection.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:05AM

‘The term crowdpleaser was coined for shows such as this’: THE CHOIR OF MAN – Arts Theatre ★★★ by Alun Hood

Big burly men who sing like angels while dispensing free beer….what’s not to love, right?! It isn’t hard to fathom the appeal of The Choir Of Man.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Hardworking Artists Can’t Overcome Predictable Script About Marilyn Monroe by Bill Hirschman

There’s nothing especially wrong with Boca Stage’s The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe, certainly not with the admirably tireless, skillful efforts of Leah Sessa or Keith Garsson. B…

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 08:18AM

Marianela Núñez: ‘What lockdown taught me, one more time, is that dance is my true passion’ by Sarah Crompton

The Royal Ballet’s phenomenal principal dancer was the fixed star at the heart of an extraordinary year for the company See the Observer’s faces of 2021 in full It’s been an oddly frac…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:06AM

Review: The Band's Visit, With Sasson Gabay and Janet Dacal, Lands in Hollywood

David Yazbek and Itamar Moses's Tony-winning musical plays the Dolby Theatre.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 08:03AM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, December 7, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

Encores Announces Additional Casting, “Chicago” Announces Principal Extensions, Justin Elizabeth Sayre Talks La MaMa Show “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podca…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

Westfield News ArtsBeat 12/07/21 by Mark G. Auerbach

Westfield News ArtsBeat 12/07/21. Holiday fare from Barrington Stage, Playhouse on Park, Shakespeare & Company, MOSSO and more.

SOURCE: thewestfieldnews.com at 07:26AM

FROM DOWN UNDER: The Australian premiere of Moulin Rouge! by Simon Parris

A spectacular spectacular, Moulin Rouge! the Musical arrives in Melbourne in ravishing form for its Australian premiere season.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM

How The Cast of 'Company' Learned of Stephen Sondheim's Death by Broadway Podcast Network

Director Marianne Elliott and actor Matt Doyle on hearing the news backstage, paying tribute to the composer's talent, and singing "Getting Married Today." Learn more about your ad choices. …

SOURCE: www.podtrac.com at 07:00AM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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A richly immersive ghost story in ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Olney by Julia Amis

Performed solo by Paul Morella the way Dickens intended.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:30AM

On the Couch with Emma Austin

The post On the Couch with Emma Austin appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 05:01AM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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80 Years Ago Today: American Enters World War Two by Trav S.D.

80 years ago today, the air forces of Imperial Japan attacked the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, precipitating U.S. entry into World War Two. My Tennessee grandfather enlisted in t…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 04:54AM

Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards Shortlist Announced

The post Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards Shortlist Announced appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 04:32AM

Cross Encounters presents Nirvana at La Mama

The post Cross Encounters presents Nirvana at La Mama appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 04:03AM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Ali Tahayori wins Smith & Singer People’s Choice Award for Sisterhood

The post Ali Tahayori wins Smith & Singer People’s Choice Award for Sisterhood appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 03:40AM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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COME FROM AWAY and Sydney’s Capitol Theatre to dim the lights in honour of Stephen Sondheim

The post COME FROM AWAY and Sydney’s Capitol Theatre to dim the lights in honour of Stephen Sondheim appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 02:42AM

Encore: Bette Midler discusses her children's book, 'The Tale Of The Mandarin Duck'

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Bette Midler about her children's book, The Tale of the Mandarin Duck.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 02:24AM

Sydney Opera House and the British Council launch a free season of new UK digital performance works by Aussie Theatre

The Sydney Opera House and the British Council today launch a new cutting-edge digital performance program for the UK/Australia Season,

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 02:09AM

Opera Australia farewells beloved La Boheme by Aussie Theatre

Visitors to the Sydney Opera House this summer will have the opportunity to enjoy Gale Edwards’ much loved production of

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 02:00AM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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12/21-25: A Swinging Birdland Christmas by David Sabella

BIRDLAND PRESENTS “A SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS” THE 12TH ANNUAL ENGAGEMENT FEATURING KLEA BLACKHURST, JIM CARUSO & BILLY STRITCH WITH STEVE DOYLE ON BASS & DANIEL GLASS ON DRUM…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 01:59AM

Sydney Dance Company’s 2022 Season by Aussie Theatre

Rafael Bonachela, Artistic Director: After two tumultuous years spent dancing in lounge rooms, on screens and on our own, we

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 01:38AM

Sondheim Unplugged: The NYC Sessions – Volume One by David Sabella

“‘Sondheim Unplugged’ is creating something entirely new and worthwhile. It has, in fact, given us a hat, where there never was a hat.” – The Wall Street Journal YELLOW SOUND LABE…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 01:37AM

The crisis of a career in culture: why sustaining a livelihood in the arts is so hard

The post The crisis of a career in culture: why sustaining a livelihood in the arts is so hard appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 01:14AM

Dec 19: Davon and the Spectacle @ DTM by Cabaret Hotspot!

DAVON AND THE SPECTACLE NYC CABARET DEBUT DON’T TELL MAMA A BENEFIT CONCERT FOR BLACK HMU UNITED Featuring special guests Eden Espinosa, Dawnn Lewis, Eleri Ward & The Randy Andys Davon…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 01:00AM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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12/19 & 12/20 Richard Holbrook @ DTM by Cabaret Hotspot!

RICHARD HOLBROOK Christmas Show Don’t Tell Mama Dec 19 & 20, 2021 After not being able to perform a live cabaret show these past twenty months, Cabaret singer and four-time MAC Award n…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 12:44AM

Interview: Songwriter Paul Williams on Bringing Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas to the Stage

Williams is perhaps best known as the cowriter of the Kermit the Frog hit, "Rainbow Connection."

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:06AM

One-Part Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Opens on Broadway December 7 by Dan Meyer

The Tony Award-winning play runs at the Lyric Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

National Tour of Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations Begins December 7 by Andrew Gans

The traveling production launches in Durham, North Carolina, before playing over 50 cities.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

IMPRESSIONS: A Weekend of Dance in November in Three Parts: Stephen Petronio and Company, Petronio Punk Picks and Other Delights (Part 1) by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: A Weekend of Dance in November in Three Parts: Stephen Petronio and Company, Petronio Punk Picks and Other Delights (Part 1) " For his neighborhood debut, Petronio, along wi…

SOURCE: Dance Enthusiast at 12:00AM

IMPRESSIONS: A Weekend of Dance in November in Three Parts: Stefanie Nelson with Maya Orchin, Boris Willis and Maria Takeuchi (ÉMU)in "Mothers, Myths by The Dance Enthusiast

In  IMPRESSIONS: A Weekend of Dance in November in Three Parts: Stefanie Nelson with Maya Orchin, Boris Willis and Maria Takeuchi (ÉMU)in "Mothers, Myths, Monsters: Matraphobia" at Theater…

SOURCE: Dance Enthusiast at 12:00AM

IMPRESSIONS: A Weekend of Dance in November in Three Parts: Yin Yue Dance Company in "RIPPLE"at the 92nd Y (Part3) by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: A Weekend of Dance  in November in Three Parts: Yin Yue Dance Company in "RIPPLE"at the 92nd Y (Part3) : What most captivates when taking in Yue’s choreography is the she…

SOURCE: Dance Enthusiast at 12:00AM

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
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Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
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