Monday, May 16, 2022 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater Review: Will You Come With Me? Queer Love During Turkish Uprising by New York Theater

Having taken the trip to Gowanus to see “Will You Come With Me?,” a play billed as exploring “the chaos and complexities of living through an uprising,” I had dinner at a local vega…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 10:35PM

News: Finalists Announced for the Inaugural Brandon Victor Dixon Awards at the National Theatre by News Desk (organization-Submitted Press Release)

Washington D.C. – Broadway at The National is delighted to announce the finalists for the inaugural Brandon Victor Dixon Awards. The Brandon Victor Dixon Awards highlights excellence in hi…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 10:09PM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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DC-area theaters unite to extend COVID mask and vax policies by News Desk

Mask-wearing and proof of vaccination for artists, staff, and audiences will be required at least through July 31, 2022.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 09:52PM

Romeo & Bernadette by Sandi Durell

By Sandi Durell . . . As with so many shows caught in the pandemic so was Romeo & Bernadette. We happily welcome back this new spin on Shakespeare . . . A Musical Tale of Verona and Bro…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 09:30PM

Broadway's The Music Man Announces $76 Standing Room Tickets | Playbill

The Tony-nominated revival co-stars Tony winners (and 2022 Tony nominees) Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster.

SOURCE: Google at 09:18PM

Theater: Drama Desk Noms So Weird They Actually Gave One to the Star of “Diana, the Musical” by Roger Friedman

I really don;’t understand what the Drama Desk is, except their nominations make for a lot of drama. They kind of ignore

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 09:18PM

You can celebrate Pride in Times Square this year

Playbill and the Times Square Alliance host the weekend-long event. ... You'll get to dance to disco tunes all around the Playbill Pride float ...

SOURCE: Google at 09:18PM

Suffs Continues to Cancel Performances due to COVID-19 Cases | Playbill

Shaina Taub's Suffs world premiere has faced difficulties throughout its run at The Public's Newman Theater due to COVID-19, with performances now ...

SOURCE: Google at 09:18PM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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“Stay Woke” Reminded Me of The Importance of Telling Stories of Injustice by Those Most Affected by It by Niro Kandasamy

Review: Stay Woke, by Aran Thangaratnam, directed by Bridget Balodis. The lingering smell of incense and the hurried crunching of murukku and thattu vadai greets the audience as we settle in…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 08:56PM

A Walk on the Moon: An Inviting Musical About an Illicit Summer Romance by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Screenwriter Pamela Gray adapts her 1999 movie, with songs by Paul Scott Goodman and AnnMarie Milazzo The post A Walk on the Moon: An Inviting Musical About an Illicit Summer…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:22PM

‘SOMEWHERE IN THE BODY’: SHINING A LIGHT ON THE REAL LUCIA JOYCE by Robert Shuman

(Michael Seaver’s article appeared in the Irish Times, 5/14; Photos (top to bottom): Choreographer Áine Stapleton has spent eight years exploring Joyce’s artistry; Lucia Joyce: Whenever…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 08:09PM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Romeo and…Bernadette? Why Not; What’s In a Name? by Philip

There are many reasons for taking a date to a community theater production of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” Maybe you are both studying English Lit or are enrolled in acting classe…

SOURCE: sceneonstage.com at 07:49PM

Hit musical comedy ‘Romeo & Bernadette’ is back Off-Broadway and it’s bedduh than evuh by Deb Miller

Amas Musical Theatre’s hilarious musical comedy Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn made its critically acclaimed Off-Broadway debut at A.R.T./NY in January 2020,…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:00PM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Choir Boy Montage by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

Get your first look at Choir Boy, running now through May 29. Pharus doesn’t fit in at The Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys, a prestigious academy dedicated to the education of young …

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:22PM

Nominations announced for NYC’s 2022 Drama Desk Awards by Deb Miller

Nominations for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards, voted on and presented by theater critics, journalists, editors, and publishers covering the theater, were announced this afternoon, Monday…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:04PM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Six and Kimberly Akimbo Lead 2022 Drama Desk Nominations by Caitlin Moynihan

Nominations have been announced for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards, honoring the best in Broadway, off and off-off-Broadway theater in the 2021-22 season. George Takei announced the nomi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:54PM

‘Harmony’ aims for Broadway transfer by Caitlin Hornik

The new musical “Harmony” is eyeing a Broadway production, according to press representatives. “Harmony” premiered Off-Broadway in a National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene production wh…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:53PM

Suffs Continues to Cancel Performances Due to COVID-19 Cases by Leah Putnam

The Off-Broadway run at The Public continues to face difficulties due to the virus.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:36PM

Porchlight puts Passing Strange in the spotlight by Matt Simonette

For Chicago-based director Donterrio, the late-00s musical Passing Strange represents a road map for how an artist—no matter the medium in which they create—can live their life.  The sh…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 05:34PM

News: Drama Desk Awards 2020 Nominations Announced by David Roberts

The nominees for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards: Outstanding Play Cullud Wattah, by Erika Dickerson-Despenza, The Public Theater English, by Sanaz Toossi, Atlantic Theater Company Prayer …

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 05:27PM

Josephine Sanges “The Funny Girl in Me” Was Spot-On Brilliant by Michael Barbieri

Fanny Brice is alive and well and appearing in New York City. No, I’m not referring to the current Broadway revival of Funny Girl, which has received mixed reviews at best. I’m talking a…

SOURCE: NiteLifeExchange at 05:19PM

2022 Drama Desk Nominations by Barry Gordin

May 16, 2022: Nominations for the 66th AnnualDrama Desk Awards were announced today, and the full list of nominees is available below. In keeping with the Drama Desk's mission, the no…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 05:18PM

Drama Desk Award Nominees Announced by Sandi Durell

Productions With Multiple Nominations – – – Six: 10; Kimberly Akimbo: 9; Company: 8; Intimate Apparel: 8; MJ: 7 Nominations for the 66th AnnualDrama Desk Awards were announced today…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 05:16PM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Which Broadway Favorite Originally Had the Idea to Musicalize Mr. Saturday Night? by Logan Culwell-Block

2022 Tony nominee Billy Crystal stopped by The View to reveal what inspired him to revisit a character he's been playing since the '80s for Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Broadway's The Music Man Announces $76 Standing Room Tickets by Andrew Gans

The Tony-nominated revival co-stars Tony winners (and 2022 Tony nominees) Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Fearless and funny ‘There’s Always the Hudson’ premieres at Woolly by John Stoltenberg

Paola Lázaro’s scintillating script about two sexual abuse survivors is astonishingly entertaining and deeply moving.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:41PM

Jason Petty’s ‘Lonesome Tour’ Hank Williams tribute show is a winner by Alan Smason

By ALAN SMASON Jason Petty strides onto the stage of BB’s Stage Door Canteen wearing a classic white country and western suit. On the sleeves and lapels are black musical notes and staffs …

SOURCE: TheatreCriticsm.com at 04:39PM

2022  Drama Desk Award Nominations: Six and Kimberly Akimbo Lead by New York Theater

Six and Kimberly Akimbo lead in the nominations for the 66th annual Drama Desk Awards, which honors achievement by professional theater artists on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broad…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 04:25PM

Classic Stage Company's Snow in Midsummer Postponed Due to Technical Difficulties by Leah Putnam

Dorcas Leung, Teresa Avia Lim, John Yi, more star in the Off-Broadway production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:24PM

Broadway's Take Me Out Sets Post-Show Talkback With Gay Baseball Star Billy Bean and Sports Journalists Howard Bryant and Kat O'Brien by Logan Culwell-Block

The panel discussion will explore the real-world connections to the Richard Greenberg revival, which follows a baseball star as he navigates coming out of the closet.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:24PM

Theatre Review: ‘A Chorus Line’ at Dundalk Community Theatre by Timoth David Copney

There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who can dance, and those who wish they could. At least, that’s the way it seems to most of us showbiz types. The Broadway musical “A Cho…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 04:19PM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Sequel to the popular ‘I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti’ to be served this summer at TheaterWorks by Christopher Arnott

TheaterWorks Hartford will be premiering a sequel to one of its signature hits, "I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti," in July, featuring the original writer, star and director.

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 03:59PM

The Philadelphia Film Society presents SpringFest 2022 by Stephen Silver

In one movie-packed weekend, PFS SpringFest screened 22 films at the Philadelphia Film Center, from a full-length treatment of a viral shell with shoes to the film Apple hopes will be the ne…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:51PM

Deaf Actor James Caverly Will Be Harold Hill in Olney Theatre Center's The Music Man by Andrew Gans

The production features a cast and creative team comprised of Deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing artists.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:48PM

Camille A. Brown on Finding Her Place in the Legacy of Ntozake Shange's for colored girls by Lindsey Sullivan

After earning seven Tony nominations, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf has extended its run at the Booth Theatre through June 5. Camille A. Brown garner…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:48PM

Six and Kimberly Akimbo Lead the 2022 Drama Desk Nominations

The Awards consider outstanding productions on and off-Broadway.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 03:42PM

Introducing: Dramatic Moments by Music Theatre International

Dive deeper into the works of the MTI catalog with Dramatic Moments™. Licensable versions of a single scene and song, each Dramatic Moment includes a short script of the scene, sheet music…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:36PM

Review: Moving TimeLine play ‘The Chinese Lady’ is really about the audience’s act of watching by Chris Jones

Lloyd Suh’s play “The Chinese Lady,” now in its Chicago premiere, has a spectacular central performance from Mi Kang.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 03:25PM

Dance legend Alonzo King: ‘People think of love as a sentiment but it’s a force’ by Lyndsey Winship

The revered American choreographer looks back at his political family life and the inspiration of his mother’s movement ahead of a rare UK production with Rambert During the endless screen…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:24PM

Livestreaming a Conversation: #DeafWoke with John Autry II

By . Antoine Hunter presents #DeafWoke with John Autry II livestreaming on the commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Friday 20 May 2022 at 5 p.m.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 03:23PM

(Some) Tony Nominees Do A Victory Lap: Waiting for Hugh Jackman, Though, is Time Consuming by Regina Weinreich

Celebrating the Tony nominations this year held special excitement: it’s the 75th anniversary, the first in-person comeback after Covid, a year of

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 03:03PM

Broadway’s ‘Girl From The North Country’ announces live capture by Caitlin Hornik

Broadway’s “Girl From The North Country” has been professionally filmed for future use. The production was filmed in April before its recent reopening on Broadway. The announcement did…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:01PM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Loving, repeating, collaborating, and intimacy by Coco Picard

In a new exhibition, longtime collaborators Dutes Miller and Stan Shellabarger created an immersive multimedia installation that explores intimacy, distance, and the fluctuations between. Th…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 02:57PM

R. Eric Thomas: Laugh Till You Feel Something by American Theatre Editors

With 3 plays opening within as many months of each other, the prolific writer talks about comedy, empathy, and his deep love for television.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:57PM

Meet Bartholomew | ...what the end will be by Roundabout Theatre Company

In this new work commissioned by Roundabout, three generations of men live under one roof and grapple with their own truths of what it means to be Black and gay. It’s an exploration of pri…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:54PM

Meet Tony | ...what the end will be by Roundabout Theatre Company

In this new work commissioned by Roundabout, three generations of men live under one roof and grapple with their own truths of what it means to be Black and gay. It’s an exploration of pri…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:54PM

André & Dorine by Darryl Reilly

This charming show comes from the acclaimed Spanish troupe, Kulunka Teatro. The ensemble of Jose Dault, Garbiñe Insausti and Edu Cárcamo all offer awesome physically commanding silent port…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 02:36PM

‘A Quick 5’ with Octavio Vazquez, Composer and Pianist, Performing with the American String Quartet at Candlelight Concert Society by Susan Brall

On May 22, 2022, Candlelight Concert Society will present “American String Quartet with Octavio Vazquez, Composer and Pianist.” The Quartet and Vazquez will perform his “Piano Quintet.…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 02:32PM

Review: Breathing, Dancing Art at the Met Museum by Brian Seibert

Bijayini Satpathy, a MetLiveArts artist in residence, pushed the borders of her Odissi classicism to meet the art around her.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:15PM

‘A Strange Loop’ Design Team Shares Thoughts on Solutions by Michael Eddy

From its world premiere off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons to a pre-Broadway run at Woolly Mammoth Theatre, the Pulitzer Prize winning musical, A Strange Loop, has now arrived on Broadway,…

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:14PM

Theatre Review: ‘Glitterus: Dragon Rising’ at Baltimore Rock Opera Society by Kateri Pelton

When you hear a ballad sung by a dragon, watch a dynamic and funny fight scene between the dragon and a powerful wizard, have your whole body resonate with heavy metal guitar when the dragon…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 02:07PM

Q&A: The Estefans on finally seeing their story onstage in Spanish by Chris Kelly

"On Your Feet!," the Gloria and Emilio Estefan jukebox musical, is making its Spanish language debut at GALA Hispanic Theatre.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 02:03PM

Patti LuPone, Ben Vereen, Sutton Foster, Gabby Beans, More to Present at the 88th Annual Drama League Awards by Leah Putnam

Frank DiLella will host the ceremony May 20 at 12 PM at The Ziegfeld Ballroom.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:03PM

Spoken-word poetry buoys ‘The Joy That Carries You’ in Olney premiere by Celia Wren

An uplifting vision is at the heart of new play by local playwrights Awa Sal Secka and Dani Stoller.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 02:03PM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Six, Kimberly Akimbo Lead 2022 Drama Desk Award Nominations; See the Full List by Andrew Gans

The awards, set to be handed out the week of June 6, honor outstanding achievement on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:50PM

Bewjeweled butt plugs and the war on abortion by Dan Savage

This is a column about worries. The post Bewjeweled butt plugs and the war on abortion appeared first on Chicago Reader.

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 01:49PM

Patti LuPone, Sutton Foster, Shoshana Bean and More to Present at the 2022 Drama League Awards Hosted by Frank DiLella

Emmy Award-winning journalist Frank DiLella will be hosting the 88th Annual Drama League Awards alongside theatrical legends and Tony Award winners, Patti LuPone, Ben Vereen, Sutton Fost…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:48PM

Pacific Northwest Ballet in George Balanchine's "Diamonds" by Joycetheater

From June 22-26, The Joyce Theater returns to Lincoln Center to present Pacific Northwest Ballet, led by former New York City Ballet principal dancer Peter Boal. The anticipated return of PN…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:42PM

Read Excerpts from Troy David Johnston's 'Going Dark'

Just last month, Matcham Books released Troy David Johnston's Going Dark- a new book featuring a series of photographs that document the closure of theatres across the West End and Greater …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:33PM

First Standings Announced For The 19th Annual Theatre Fans' Choice Awards - SIX Leads Best Musical, WICKED Leads Best Long Running Show & More!

Voting is open for the 19th Annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards through June 3rd! The Theatre Fans' Choice Awards are the biggest New York Theatre Awards, where YOU, the fans, get to have yo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:32PM

Theatrical Mustang: Ada Karamanyan Would Like More, Please by American Theatre Editors

This month we talk to the administrator, activist, and casting professional about amplifying trans talent, rethinking the canon, and prioritizing mental health.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:29PM

Ramin Karimloo, Busy Philipps & More to Join PFLAG Parent Day

PFLAG National has announced additional star power to the lineup for its second annual PFLAG Parent Day on Sunday, May 22, 2022, including actors Busy Philipps, Harvey Guillén, Bravo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:29PM

Alison Leiby's Oh God, A Show About Abortion Extends Run by Raven Brunner

The work opened at Off-Broadway's Cherry Lane Theatre May 5 and was originally slated to close June 4.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:24PM

George Takei to Announce 66th Annual Drama Desk Award Nominations May 16 by Andrew Gans

The awards honor outstanding achievement on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:24PM

Alison Leiby's OH GOD, A SHOW ABOUT ABORTION Announces Extension

The limited engagement of Alison Leiby’s Oh God, A Show About Abortion has been extended through June 30 at the Cherry Lane Theatre.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:22PM

Blue Wave Reunion 2022: Save Our Democracy Fundraiser Plays at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on Friday, May 27

On Friday, May 27, producer Stephen Hanks and the performers of the series’ CABARET CAMPAIGNS: BLUE WAVE 2018 and THE VOTING RIGHTS SHOW 2020, will reunite at the Laurie Beechman Theater a…

SOURCE: NiteLifeExchange at 01:21PM

Amber Gray, Kara Young & More Receive 2022 Actors' Equity Foundation Awards

The Actors’ Equity Foundation announced the recipients of its 2022 awards.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:13PM

Strike A Pose: Playbill’s Portraits of the 2022 Tony Award Nominees by Michael Wiltbank, Heather Gershonowitz

From Rachel Dratch to Jesse Williams, take a look at this year's nominees.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:12PM

HBO Begins Production on THE GILDED AGE Season Two

The series stars Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, Carrie Coon, Morgan Spector, Louisa Jacobson, Denée Benton, Debra Monk, Kristine Nielsen, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Celia Keenan-…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:09PM

Elastic Arts’ AfriClassical Futures series continues with the Honourable Elizabeth A. Baker by Hannah Edgar

Since January 2020, vocalist Julian Otis and Elastic Arts executive director Adam Zanolini have programmed AfriClassical Futures, a series offering an antidote to the overwhelming whiteness …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 01:00PM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at noon (Broadway Time)
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The Show Must Go On Documentary, Tracking the Survival of Live Theatre During the Pandemic, Now Available to Stream by Leah Putnam

The feature film comes from co-producer-directors Dori Berinstein and Sammi Cannold.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:48PM

Return Engagement of Romeo & Bernadette Opens Off-Broadway May 16 by Talaura Harms

Check out new photos from the musical, which finds Shakespeare's Romeo in 1960 Brooklyn courting a gangster's daughter.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:48PM

‘Case’ and ‘Kimberly’ Take Top NY Drama Critics’ Circle Awards by Alexandra Pierson

New works by Samuel D. Hunter and by Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire were named best play and best musical of 2021-22.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:47PM

Joyce Theater Will Honor Pride 2022 with Queer Reimagining of Classical Ballet by Billy McEntee

The Joyce Theater will honor Pride 2022 with the debut of acclaimed, boundary-shattering movement artist Christopher Williams. The post Joyce Theater Will Honor Pride 2022 with Queer Reimagi…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:37PM

True biz? There’s a lot to learn in Sara Nović’s new book. by Taryn Allen

“Eyeth—get it? In the Deaf storytelling tradition, utopia is called Eyeth because it’s a society that centers the eye, not the ear, like here on Earth.” That’s the opener to “Ear…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 12:33PM

Sharon D. Clarke (‘Caroline, or Change’) on her 1st Tony nomination after a long journey with Caroline: ‘It’s the gift that keeps on giving’ by Sam Eckmann

“ “It’s the gift that keeps on giving,” reveals Sharon D. Clarke of “Caroline, or Change.” The British theater veteran made her Broadway debut in the title role of the recent rev…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 12:30PM

Delaware Theatre Company presents Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs by Josh Herren

Delaware Theatre Company’s production of Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs provides nostalgia and some light laughs. Josh Herren reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:18PM

Ariana DeBose Cast in Chris Pine-Directed Movie Poolman by Raven Brunner

The movie will also star stage veterans Jennifer Jason Leigh, Annette Bening, and Danny DeVito.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12PM

Broadway's Girl From the North Country Filmed Prior to April Reopening by Andrew Gans

The Conor McPherson-Bob Dylan musical was recently nominated for seven 2022 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12PM

Lessons in Survival: 1971 Announces World-Premiere Casting

The play dramatizes an interview between poet Nikki Giovanni and novelist James Baldwin.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:12PM

A Strange Loop Sets Release Date for Broadway Cast Album

Tony nominee Jaquel Spivey leads the cast of Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:12PM

Barry Manilow's Harmony to Record Cast Album

Chip Zien and Sierra Boggess were along the cast of the recent off-Broadway musical.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:12PM

Watch: From Dinosaurs to Fun Slides: Designing The Skin of Our Teeth on Broadway

Three of the production's Tony nominated designers share the secrets of this massive production at Lincoln Center Theater.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:12PM

Marcel Spears, Star of Pulitzer-Winning Fat Ham, Talks Shakespeare and Southern Cookouts by Leah Putnam

“As a human being, I always enjoy Shakespeare. But as a young Black person, I didn’t always see myself reflected in it, and if I’m being completely transparent, sometimes it would feel…

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07PM

FGO’s Unique Vision Of Handel’s Agrippina Is Humorous by Bill Hirschman

It’s unlikely that Handel imagined his Baroque opera Agrippina, rooted in the Roman transfer of power from Claudius to Nero, quite like this: Set in Regency England, staged with laughter a…

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 12:03PM

2022 Tony Awards predictions: Who will win on June 12? by David Buchanan

The 2022 Tony Award nominations have been unveiled and, per usual, we have opinions!  Susan Haskins joined us in a lively discussion to dissect this crop of nominees. We reveal what we thin…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 12:00PM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Cast Set for U.K. Tour of Bugsy Malone Musical by Andrew Gans

Sean Holmes will direct the Alan Parker-Paul Williams musical based on Parker's 1976 film.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:42AM

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | Hop On the Cursed Child Bus by Mirvish Productions

You know summer has officially begun when you see the double-decker hop-on hop-off buses all over Toronto. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has now taken over one of the buses! You can make…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:42AM

Introducing the 2022 Bobby G Awards at the Denver Center for Performing Arts by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

Modeled after the Tony Awards, the Bobby G award ceremony includes performances from Outstanding Overall Production nominees and a medley featuring the nominees for Outstanding Performance b…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:23AM

Broadway’s ‘Moulin Rouge!’, ‘The Skin Of Our Teeth’ Cancel Weekend Performances Due To Covid by Greg Evans

Moulin Rouge! The Musical and Lincoln Center Theater’s The Skin of Our Teeth canceled performances over the weekend due to Covid cases within their companies, another sign that the virus i…

SOURCE: Deadline at 11:17AM

Main Light Adds Chauvet Professional’s Color STRIKE M Luminaires to All Three Locations by Michael Eddy

Dry hire rental partner Main Light, LLC recently added Chauvet Professional’s Color STRIKE M LED strobe/wash luminaires to its inventory. These new units are already in stock in Main Light…

SOURCE: PLSN at 11:13AM

David Mitchell Resumes West End Debut with Return of The Upstart Crow by Leah Putnam

Mitchell is joined by Gemma Whelan, who also starred in the stage adaptation of the BBC sitcom prior to the pandemic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

Jonathan Berry Named Artistic Director of Penobscot Theatre by American Theatre Editors

A Chicago-bred director, producer, and teacher, Berry will join Penobscot executive director Jen Shepard to lead the company's 49th season.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:00AM

‘The cast constantly succeeds in keeping the momentum going’: CLUEDO – Touring ★★★ by Thom Dibdin

The touring Cluedo at the King’s is billed as a ‘brand new play’ and ‘an exciting comedy thriller’. It is certainly possible to quibble with those descriptions as there is little e…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM

‘Wait, Wait ... Don’t Tell Me!’ resumes live tapings in brand new Chicago location by Chris Jones

NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program will resume live audience recordings this June, hosted by Bill Kurtis and Peter Sagal.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 11:00AM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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From Everything Everywhere All At Once to Architectural Digest: a complete guide to this week’s entertainment by Guardian Staff

Whether you want to go far out or snoop at someone else’s home, our critics will keep you busy for the next seven days Everything Everywhere All at OnceOut nowFirestarter notwithstanding, …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:54AM

Revenge is sweet: the music, TV and theatre about getting your own back by Jason Okundaye, Jessica Kiang, Miriam Gillinson, Hugh Morris and Sam Jordison

From Shakespeare’s dithering Dane to Desperate Housewives’ steely-eyed Bree, our critics serve up the coldest revenge dishes In Desperate Housewives, when her gay son, Andrew, sleeps wit…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:54AM

James Monroe Iglehart Will Join Freestyle Love Supreme National Tour in Philadelphia by Raven Brunner

The Tony winner will perform at select performances in June.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM

NYTW and La MaMa Present 3rd Annual Reflections of Native Voices Festival by Leah Putnam

The festival is curated by Safe Harbors NYC to present works from Indigenous artists.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM

John W. Vogel: Monarch Among Mastodons by Trav S.D.

Brief mention this morning of John W. Vogel (1863-1951). Born in Chillicothe, Ohio just months after the Emancipation Proclamation, Vogel was to succeed J.H. Haverly as America’s pre-emine…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 10:18AM

Jeremy Jordan Adds Additional London Concert Date by Andrew Gans

The Newsies and Bonnie and Clyde star will perform at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM

British Music Hall & Variety Day by Trav S.D.

Today we invite you to join our friends of the British Music Hall Society in celebrating British Music Hall & Variety Day. How can you do this? Why, you could share your favorite relevan…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 10:18AM

76th Annual Theatre World Awards by Sandi Durell

This year’s 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony, directed by Tom D’Angora and Michael D’Angora, returns to a live in-person presentation on Monday, June 6, on the set of the Bro…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 10:02AM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Chita Rivera Will Announce Nominees for Chita Rivera Awards on New York Live by Andrew Gans

The annual ceremony will be held in June at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

GRACE NOTES: Monday, May 16, 2022 by Susan Grace

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SOURCE: Grace Notes Subscription at 09:52AM

Tim Federle’s Better Nate Than Ever by Sandi Durell

A SHINY BEACON OF LIGHT FOR (INNER) THEATRE KIDS EVERYWHERE by Matt Smith . . . “I need to get to Manhattan. It’s a matter of life, death and dreams.” They say the neon lights are brig…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 09:50AM

I Want My Hat Back: Jon Klassen classic goes from shoebox-sized puppet show to the stage by Kate Wyver

Two friends delighted half a million kids with a tiny production in a cardboard box. Now they’re sizing up the much-loved bulbous bear for the Little Angel theatre ‘We made nearly half a…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:48AM

American Buffalo by Barry Gordin

5 Reasons Why American Buffalo Has Lost its Shine By: Iris Wiener             May 23, 2022: David Mamet’s work is notably controversial and quite often meant to rile up li…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 09:23AM

Vineyard Theatre's Holds Annual Gala May 16 | Playbill

Mandy Gonzalez, Judy Kuhn, Anika Noni Rose, and more are announced performers. By Raven Brunner. May 16, 2022.

SOURCE: Google at 09:12AM

Ben Elton’s The Upstart Crow returns to the West End in September 2022. by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo David Mitchell and Gemma Whelan return in Ben Elton's comedy The Upstart Crow. The hit stage adaptation will run from 23 Sept - 3 Dec at the Apollo Theatre. This post Ben El…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 09:05AM

Mr. Saturday Night by Barry Gordin

5 Reasons Why We Can Forgive Mr. Saturday Night for Being a Musical By: Iris Wiener May 22, 2022: The musical adaptation of Billy Crystal’s Mr. Saturday Night features a score by To…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 09:04AM

Exposing the Ills of Forced Marriage of Women and Young Girls in Nigeria Through the Theatre by Eseovwe Emakunu, Josephine Odunze

By Eseovwe Emakunu, Josephine Odunze. In 2021, Nigerian director Josephine Awele Odunze directed a powerful production of Wedlock of the Gods by Zulu Sofola.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:03AM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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IT’S TONY SEASON by Ron Fassler

Harold Prince, victorious with Tony #20 for “Showboat,” with Gregory Hines (1995).Now that the 2022 Tony Awards nominations have been announced and campaigning is in full swing, as usua…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 08:53AM

Miracles Happen on Broadway, to Two “Girls.” Also: Lizzo Wants Broadway?! #Stageworthy News by New York Theater

In What happened last week at “Girl from the North Country” and “for colored girls…” might not be miraculous, precisely, but they’re the kind of stories in the face of adversity …

SOURCE: New York Theater at 08:48AM

Reasons by Jk Clarke

By Adam Cohen . . .  While we all strive to obtain and surpass our aspirations, few of us are afforded the opportunity . . . even if it’s a terrible goal. Success, failure. Living or dyin…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:30AM

A Crueler Screwball Comedy: A Review of “The Seagull” at Steppenwolf Theatre by Ted C. Fishman

Yasen Peyankov’s translation and trimming of the script plays up the comedy, letting it flow from the Chekhovian checklist of dreadful character traits.

SOURCE: www.newcitystage.com at 08:00AM

Dumb Fun Times: A Preview of Chris Higgins at The Comedy Bar by Zach Freeman

"I’m not gonna make anybody question anything. You’re gonna have some dumb fun times, that’s it.”

SOURCE: www.newcitystage.com at 08:00AM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Monday, May 16, 2022 by Matt Tamanini

“Doubtfire” to Close, “North Country” Extends, Lizzo Needs to Be on Broadway “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of t…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

Westfield News/Mass Live ArtsBeat 5/16/22 by Mark G. Auerbach

Westfield News/Mass Live ArtsBeat 5/16/22. Tony Award nominees with local ties, a New Works Festival at TheaterWorks Hartford, Varla Jean Merman returns, plus a musical benefit for Ukraine.

SOURCE: www.masslive.com at 07:44AM

The Breach, Hampstead Theatre review - profoundly uncomfortable work that burns like ice by Rachel Halliburton

Naomi Wallace's writing is brave and uncompromising Jude is the kind of girl that no-one would want to mess with – she can dance like a demon to Eric Clapton, skewer an ego in seconds and …

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 07:24AM

Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Broadway Update: Beautiful Noise, Kimberly, Mask Mandates, Etc. By: David Sheward May 22, 2022: As the 2021-22 Broadway season comes to a close, 2022-23 is taking shape. A Beautiful Nois…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 07:21AM

This dissident artist had to leave Hungary. Now he’s making theater about U.S. gun culture by Lily Janiak

Árpád Schilling doesn't think of himself as Hungarian. "I'm European, or I'm a human," he says.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 07:00AM

‘A slow burn’: THE BREACH – Hampstead Theatre ★★★ by Rev Stan

There is a stillness that descends over a theatre audience when they are gripped and fidgeting when they aren’t. In the first half of The Breach at Hampstead Theatre, the audience was fidg…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM

London label Touch brings its 40th-anniversary celebration to the International Museum of Surgical Science by Monica Kendrick

London-based Touch isn’t a record label in the traditional sense; it’s far more multifaceted. It might be more accurate to describe Touch as a collective that also extends into publishin…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 07:00AM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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On the Couch with Jack Chambers

The post On the Couch with Jack Chambers appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 06:43AM

Lohengrin 

The post Lohengrin  appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 06:24AM

‘The Joy That Carries You’ at Olney is a gem of the theater season by Bob Ashby

The playwrights’ skills and vibrant acting provide memorable portraits of two very different women seeking to be more fully together.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:04AM

Actor Richard Thomas is Atticus in the ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ tour. This new adaptation ‘takes Atticus down off his pedestal a little bit.’ by Emily McClanathan

The current play opened in New York in 2018 and became the highest-grossing American play in Broadway history.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 06:00AM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Follies (Broadway, Winter Garden Theatre, 1971) | Playbill

SYNOPSIS: The Weismann Follies showgirls reunite before their old theatre is torn down, singing and dancing their old numbers and confronting past ...

SOURCE: Google at 05:54AM

New Australian Printmaking opens at NGV Australia

The post New Australian Printmaking opens at NGV Australia appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 05:51AM

Step behind the curtain with Adelaide Festival Centre’s new podcast series

The post Step behind the curtain with Adelaide Festival Centre’s new podcast series appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 05:28AM

Of punk and prizes: notes from the Australian neurodiverse theatre company lauded around the world by Chloe Hooper

Back to Back Theatre shocked when it took out one of the most prestigious prizes in theatre, but, says artistic director Bruce Gladwin, ‘they deserve it’ Get our weekend culture and lif…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:24AM

Wish You Were Here ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter May 24, 2022: Remember the postman’s motto?  “Neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet, nor hail shall keep the postmen from their appointed rounds.” These words coul…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 05:16AM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Tony-Nominated Director and Choreographer Camille A. Brown Has Arrived by Talaura Harms

With the revival for colored girls..., Brown becomes the first Black woman to direct and choreograph a Broadway production in six decades.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:36AM

The celebrated assassin: the play about Gandhi’s killer, still dividing India by Ammar Kalia

Having written about sex tapes and the Delhi bus gang-rape, Anupama Chandrasekhar is tackling Nathuram Godse, the gunman who was raised as a girl – and is now a hero to Hindu nationalists …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:18AM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Times Square Alliance & Playbill Celebrate Pride in Times Square with Fun, Inclusive ...

Playbill and the Times Square Alliance are PROUD to partner on an exhilarating Pride In Times Square list of events, centered around NYC Pride ...

SOURCE: Google at 03:37AM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Sydney International Ballet Galaworld Stars of Ballet by Aussie Theatre

The spectacular Sydney International Ballet Gala – World Stars of Ballet will debut at West HQ’s Sydney Coliseum Theatre on

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 02:49AM

Step behind the curtain with Adelaide Festival Centre’s new podcast series by Aussie Theatre

Audiences can take a front row seat from the comfort of their own home to enjoy thought-provoking conversations from some

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 02:30AM

“Black Boy,” or What to Do with the White Theatre Critic by Lara Cox

What do you do when you are blown away by a show, and yet you know that there is something inherently troubling in its premise? Or how about, what do you do when you go to see a play about a…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 02:27AM
Monday, May 16, 2022 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Vineyard Theatre's Holds Annual Gala May 16 by Raven Brunner

Mandy Gonzalez, Judy Kuhn, Anika Noni Rose, and more are announced performers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM

Rachelle Ann Go Joins U.K. and Ireland Tour of Les Misérables May 16 by Raven Brunner

The stage veteran replaces Katie Hall, who played her last performance May 14.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM

Erica Schmidt's All-Female Mac Beth Begins Streaming May 16 by Leah Putnam

The lauded 2019 production will be available on demand from Red Bull Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM

York Theatre Company Presents Benefit Concert With Marilyn Maye May 16 by Andrew Gans

The evening features Tedd Firth on piano.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM

Carrie Preston, Portia, Florencia Lozano, More Are Part of Streaming Performance of Roe v. Wade 2.0 May 16 by Andrew Gans

Margaret Vandenburg's satire kicks off a week of theatrical action in defense of abortion rights.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM

Director Gives Notes on His Own Intervention by Broadway Beat

by Dan Kozuh. @dankozuh. NEW YORK, NY - A group of family and friends who had gathered together to confront renowned theatre director...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

Drama Desk Award Nominations 2022: 'SIX' and 'Kimberly Akimbo' Lead the Pack - Which of your favorites made the list? by Raven Snook

Theatre's return season has been triumphant and rocky. Because of COVID-19, schedules are constantly changing, not just for individual productions but for theatre awards, too. Traditionally,…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM