Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Mystique magic & illusion spectacular at Crown by Aussie Theatre

Internationally acclaimed illusionist and Australia’s Got Talent Finalist Michael Boyd brings his spectacular magic and illusion show Mystique to The

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Grease, Dominion Theatre review - a super night out, great songs well sung and spectacular dancing by Gary Naylor

★★★★ GREASE, Dominion Theatre Nostalgia for the late 1950s and late 1970s underpins an entertaining show Crowdpleaser pleases crowd: this High School musical delivers what its audie…

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The House of Shades, Almeida Theatre review - Anne-Marie Duff blazes in Beth Steel's excoriating new drama by Rachel Halliburton

Inter-generational story from a Northern mining town melds naturalism and tragedy Anne-Marie Duff blazes across the stage like a meteorite in Beth Steel’s excoriating drama about the chang…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Tony Awards Boost Some Broadway Musicals, While Covid Scuttles Others by Lee Seymour

'A Strange Loop' got a major boost, while 'Moulin Rouge!' lost $1 million.

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15 Questions in 15 Minutes with ‘Broadway by the Year’ favorite Danny Gardner by Deb Miller

Tap dancing his way to fame since the tender age of five in his hometown of Reading, PA, actor/dancer/choreographer Danny Gardner made his Broadway debut as Lucky in Dames at Sea in 2015, af…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:12PM
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Grease at Manville Theatre Program - Performances May 19, 2022 to May 21, 2022 - Cover

Manville Theatre Program. Manville, NJ. 1482812. Copyright © 2022 Playbill Online Inc. All marks used by permission.

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Scores of Cappies High School Awards Given in 20th Year by Bill Hirschman

Those who believe that theater is dying would have seen a vibrantly healthy future Tuesday when hundreds upon hundreds upon hundreds of teenagers and their families and friends cheered and …

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Review: In ‘Exception to the Rule,’ Detention Is Sinister by Naveen Kumar

Teenagers bond after school in a sort of classroom purgatory. And, where is the teacher?

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Broadway In Chicago Announces JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Tickets On Sale May 19 by Showbiz Chicago Newsdesk

Broadway In Chicago announced today that following critically acclaimed, sold-out engagements in the UK, individual [...]

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Exception to the Rule: Porch Kid Meets Street Kids by Elysa Gardner

★★★☆☆ Dave Harris's follow-up to 'Tango & Bones' is entertaining, sobering and ultimately frustrating The post Exception to the Rule: Porch Kid Meets Street Kids appeared first…

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Review: Exception to the Rule Confirms an Exceptional New Talent

Dave Harris's intriguing world-premiere play at Roundabout Underground follows his incendiary Tambo & Bones earlier this year.

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India.Arie to headline Black Girls Rock! festival at Kennedy Center by News Desk

BGR!FEST makes its highly anticipated return—collaborating with the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) for the very first time.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Guy Simon on THE RETURN by Gabi Bergman

Once considered ‘exotic’ trophies of antiquity, the bodily remains of Indigenous men, women, and children served scientific theories of evolution

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Dave Harris and Mansa Ra: Connection, Contention, Community by American Theatre Editors

The writers of 'Exception to the Rule' and 'What the End Will Be,' both at Roundabout Theatre, talk about their paths from home to work, and possibly back again.

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See Skylar Astin Head Somewhere That's Green in New Little Shop of Horrors Pics by Lindsey Sullivan

Skylar Astin has officially arrived on Skid Row. He began performances as Seymour in the off-Broadway production of Little Shop of Horrors on May 17, and now there are photos of him in the…

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Watch Company Tony Nominee Matt Doyle Revisit Roles in Spring Awakening, The Book of Mormon & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Matt Doyle is playing Jamie in the Tony-nominated revival of Company, and his take on the role in the Marianne Elliott-helmed production has garnered an Outer Critics Circle Award as well as…

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Mr. Saturday Night, Starring Billy Crystal, to Release Cast Recording in June by Caitlin Moynihan

The Tony-nominated Mr. Saturday Night, starring Billy Crystal, will release an original Broadway cast recording on June 10. The record wil be available on all streaming platofrms and is bei…

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Watch the Hadestown National Tour Cast Perform 'Way Down Hadestown' by Caitlin Moynihan

California audiences can go way down and see Hadestown as the national touring production plays the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles through May 29. The cast visited The Late Late Show with …

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Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo On the Transformative Nature of Philip Glass’ Akhnaten by Anthony Roth Costanzo

On the eve of the revival of the Metropolitan Opera’s landmark production of Glass’ work, the opera star reflects on its career-defining power.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

My Fair Lady review – perfectly elegant, ever so sedate by Arifa Akbar

Coliseum, LondonEliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins are back in a time capsule of nice frocks, great tunes and comic bickering – but it’s solid not spectacular This garlanded production of…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:48PM

The Gayest Night on the Upper East Side: RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars by Bart Greenberg

This was the gayest night on the Upper East Side in years!” So commented one attendee while departing the 92nd Street Y after attending (the rather unwieldly titled) XYZ Presents Paramount…

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Enjoy 3 nights of Shakespeare-inspired movies this week in Forest Park by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The screenings, in collaboration with Cinema St. Louis, are free.

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The Weekly Roundup, May 18-25 by Kyle V. Hiller

The week features live music, movie screenings, sex education, accessibility through music, and…fencing? Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.

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BalletX prevails with its 2022 Spring Series by Camille Bacon-Smith

After having to cancel much of its run in April due to Covid-19, BalletX returns to the stage with works from Matthew Neenan, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, and Jennifer Archibald as part of its Spr…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 06:06PM
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

POTUS! by Corine Cohen

I did see J. Hough in Grease as,Sandy! See her in POTUS,she is wonderful!

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CharityBuzz Announces Broadway-Themed Auction, Including Video Message From Lin-Manuel Miranda, Broadway Tickets, More by Raven Brunner

Lin-Manuel Miranda's 2022 Met Gala outfit designed by Paul Tazewell is up for grabs!

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Reviews: What Did Critics Think of Ruthie Henshall in Hope Mill Theatre's Passion? by Raven Brunner

The Michael Strassen-directed show also stars Dean John-Wilson, Kelly Price, and more.

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Michael Oberholtzer and Harvey Fierstein to be Honored at 76th Annual Theatre World Awards by Leah Putnam

The winners of this year's Theatre World Awards also include several 2022 Tony nominees.

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The boys of “Straight White Men” sit down for a chat by Westport Country Playhouse

Nick Westrate, Denver Milord, and Bill Army from STRAIGHT WHITE MEN sat down with us to discuss brotherly love, video games, and why you shouldn’t miss this show! Details and tickets at ht…

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ViBe Theater Experience Names Executive Co-Directors by American Theatre Editors

Beryl Briane Ford and Michelan Le'Monier will co-lead the Brooklyn-based organization.

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The 5 Ages of Musical Theater. When must an old show be shelved? by New York Theater

A century and a half after the first American musical, the art form “is growing up, and it is time for us to address the growing pains,” historian Margaret Hall said at her TEDx Broadway…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 05:27PM

REVIEW: My Fair Lady, London Coliseum ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Douglas Mayo reviews Lerner & Loewe's classic musical My Fair Lady in a production from Lincoln Center New York directed by Bartlett Sher at the London Coliseum. This pos…

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Nikki Kuhnhausen: The Death of an ‘American Girl’ by American Theatre Editors

In depicting a transphobic murder in Washington, Mikki Gillette's new play sets out to show a young woman's confidence in the face of chaos.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:00PM
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Champagne, Flowers, Cronuts: How the 2022 Tony Nominees Celebrated Their Nominations by Playbill

The 75th Annual Tony Awards will return to its traditional summer time slot for the first time since 2019 on June 12 at New York City's Radio City Music Hall. Playbill asked the 2022 Tony No…

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Off-Broadway's 59E59 Reveals Summer and Fall Programming by Leah Putnam

The line-up features the return of the East of Edinburgh Festival with 13 shows preparing for the 2022 Fringe in Scotland.

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Chita Rivera, Donna Kane, and DeLaney Westfall Join Irish Rep Gala Lineup by Leah Putnam

Michel Bell, Glenn Close, Max von Essen, and others have previously been announced for the Off-Broadway event.

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City of Love: Artists Inspired by Philadelphia lights up the Neon Museum by Olivia J. B. Baxter

The new multi-medium collection features the people, things, and places that make Philly a beloved city. Olivia J. B. Baxter previews.

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See Kristin Chenoweth in The Keeper of the Ashes: The Oklahoma Girl Scout Murders Trailer by Raven Brunner

The documentary series will see the Tony winner open up about how she was supposed to attend the camp the night of the murders.

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Watch Murder in Studio One Reading, Starring Today Show's Hoda Kotb, Savannah Guthrie, and Al Roker by Raven Brunner

The reading was performed April 27 at Off-Broadway's Minetta Lane Theater.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

OperaDelaware presents The Marriage of Figaro by Gail Obenreder

Gail Obenreder previews OperaDE's production of The Marriage of Figaro, continuing the tale of Figaro from this past winter's The Barber of Seville.

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Reviews: What Did Critics Think of the West End's Grease Revival? | Playbill

The Nikolai Foster-directed production of Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey's '50s musical opened May 17 at the Dominion Theatre.

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Neil Diamond Musical A Beautiful Noise Sets Broadway Dates | Playbill

Will Swenson and Mark Jacoby star as Diamond in the jukebox biomusical's pre-Broadway run in Boston.

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Oh God, A Show About Abortion by Joel Benjamin

Alison Leiby’s "Oh God, A Show About Abortion" is probably the most level-headed work about that much debated subject, perhaps too level-headed.  While the United States is going through …

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Earlie Bird Productions presents The Loneliness Project by Dara McBride

Through song, movement, and more, Earlie Bird Productions hopes to bring together audiences with The Loneliness Project. Dara McBride previews

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Special honorees announced for NYC’s 2022 Theatre World Awards by Deb Miller

It was announced today by the Theatre World Awards and The Dorothy Loudon Foundation that four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein will receive the 9th Annual John Willis Award for Lifet…

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10 performing arts shows to watch this spring and summer by Shira Laucharoen

We want to know the shows you'll be attending this season. The post 10 performing arts shows to watch this spring and summer appeared first on

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R.I.P. Robert Morse by Trav S.D.

The date of birth of Robert Morse (1931-2022) falling less than a month after that of his passing, we resolved to wait until today to send him off. Whether or not his spirit will return to e…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 03:03PM

John Pintard: Forgotten Founding Father by Trav S.D.

It’s hard to think of anyone so important to American history yet as obscure as John Pintard (1759-1844). I only know about him because he founded New York’s oldest museum and library, t…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 03:03PM
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

‘A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical’ Announces Broadway Dates by Billy McEntee

"A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical" will open on Broadway this fall, playing at the Broadhurst Theatre. The post ‘A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical’ Announces Broadw…

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Galas and Concerts by Sandi Durell

Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Artistic/Producing Director) is proud to announce the Off-Broadway theater’s 38th Annual Benefit will celebrate performers and a return to the stage after a pro…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 02:51PM

Broadway Actors & Stage Managers Of Scott Rudin Shows Released From NDAs In Equity Settlement by Greg Evans

Broadway performers and stage managers who worked on four shows connected to producer Scott Rudin will be released from nondisclosure agreements under terms of a new settlement between the B…

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Broadway League and Actors' Equity Reach Deal to Limit Nondisclosure Agreements on Broadway by Logan Culwell-Block

The new decision follows complaints made by the theatrical union regarding forced nondisclosure agreements on shows produced by Scott Rudin.

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34 Broadway Debuts Nominated for a 2022 Tony Award by Talaura Harms, Leah Putnam

Take a closer look at the Olivier winners, Off-Broadway favorites, and Oscar nominees who earned a Tony nomination for their first Broadway show.

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Idina Menzel Launches New Clothing Line!

Idina Menzel has launched a new clothing line called Encore!

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Camille A. Brown (‘for colored girls’ director and choreographer) on her historic dual Tony nominations [Exclusive Video Interview] by Sam Eckmann

“Becoming the director provided me a space to really create my own vision and my own voice in what I wanted to say,” explains director and choreographer Camille A. Brown of “for colore…

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True Confessions of the Straight Man by Sandi Durell

Celebrate Pride Month with Retro 90’s Farce TRUE CONFESSIONS OF THE STRAIGHT MAN, June 9 – 30 at The Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Cafe. Antonia Kasper’s TRUE CONFESSIONS OF…

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Fat Ham Shows Off-Broadway How to Party by Leah Putnam

Check out new photos from The Public and National Black Theatre production of James Ijames' Pulitzer-winning play.

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Reviews: What Did Critics Think of Off-Broadway's Golden Shield? by Raven Brunner

The Anchuli Felicia King-written production opened May 17 at Manhattan Theatre Club.

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Reviews: What Did Critics Think of the West End's Grease Revival? by Leah Putnam

The Nikolai Foster-directed production of Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey’s '50s musical opened May 17 at the Dominion Theatre.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Cast Announced for David Byrne & Mala Gaonkar's World Premiere Immersive Production THEATER OF THE MIND

The DCPA Off-Center has announced the full casting for the world premiere immersive production Theater of the Mind by multi-award-winning artist David Byrne and writer Mala Gaonkar ru…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:55PM

See Skylar Astin in New Production Photos of Off-Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors by Michael Wiltbank

Astin joined the company of the revival at the Westside Theatre May 17.

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Joshua Henry, Solea Pfeiffer, Ephraim Sykes & More to Star in BRAVE NEW WORLD: THE MUSICAL Industry Reading

Joshua Henry will head the cast of Brave New World: The Musical (as World Controller Thomas Mond) for an invitation-only industry reading on May 23rd in Midtown Manhattan. Joining Henry will…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:31PM

Broadway Deal Over Rudin Shows Will Limit Nondisclosure Agreements by Michael Paulson

Performers and stage managers were released from agreements they signed to work on four shows that were produced by Scott Rudin after their union, Actors’ Equity, filed complaints.

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Top 5 Shows of the Week by Lynne Menefee

1. “A Chorus Line” at Dundalk Community Theatre “…talented cast…if you go see this production of “A Chorus Line,” you’ll see a lot of wonderful…” – Timoth David Copney …

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The Janes is a call to action by Kathleen Sachs

“What we know for a fact is that making abortion illegal does not stop women from seeking abortions, it just keeps them from getting safe abortions.” The post <i>The Janes</i>…

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Karen Mason Will Appear at Bradstan by Sandi Durell

KAREN MASON opens THE BRADSTAN CABARET FEST!   On MAY 29, 2022  @ 8 PM for one night only, with her show KANDER & EBB…AND ALL THAT JAZZ! Karen Mason shares her love of songwriters J…

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Richard III First Rehearsal | Stratford Festival 2022 by Stratford Festival


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London West End’s Queen of Drama Sonia Friedman Is Conquering All The World’s Stages — Deadline Disruptors by Baz Bamigboye

When she was 23, Sonia Friedman was—to use her expression—thrown into a rehearsal room with Harold Pinter at London’s National Theatre. She was his deputy stage manager during producti…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at noon (Broadway Time)

The Devil Bell Hippies: Chicago’s greatest avant-garde band that only kind of exists by Steve Krakow

When I finished college downstate and moved to the Windy City in 1995, the Chicago no-wave scene was breaking apart. While still in school, I’d often driven three hours to catch gigs here,…

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Review: The Stephen Petronio Company Reconnects by Brian Seibert

The group returns to the Joyce with a program that includes a new work, a Trisha Brown revival and a 2006 Petronio dance.

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Creating the Change: Featuring Masrah Cleveland Al-Arabi by Nabra Nelson, Marina J. Bergenstock, Raymond Bobgan, Omar Kurdi

By Nabra Nelson, Marina J. Bergenstock, Raymond Bobgan, Omar Kurdi. MENA artists continue to work hard to create representation in large theatrical arenas by pushing for their work to be pr…

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Road to the Tonys! See Sutton Foster, Julianne Hough & More on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Awards season is in full swing, and The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal has your front seat! Before The Broadway Show airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode…

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A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical Sets Broadway Dates and Theater by Caitlin Moynihan

The new musical A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will play at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre this winter. Performances will begin on November 2 ahead of a December 4 opening nig…

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BroadwayCon is BACK! by Broadwaycon

Join us July 8—10, 2022 in NYC for the return of BroadwayCon. Tickets for BroadwayCon 2022 are on sale now! Get tickets → BroadwayCon 2022 will ta…

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Court Theatre of Chicago to receive 2022 Regional Theatre Tony Award by Broadway News

The Court Theatre of Chicago will be awarded this year’s Regional Theatre Tony. The special honor is given annually to a regional theater company in the United States, and includes a $25,0…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:26PM

Champagne, Flowers, Cronuts: How the 2022 Tony Nominees Celebrated Their Nominations by Roberto Araujo

Watch Hugh Jackman, L Morgan Lee, Kenita R. Miller, and more share what it means to be nominated this year.

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tvONE and Green Hippo Bring Integrated Innovations to InfoComm 2022 by Michael Eddy

tvONE, manufacturers of cutting-edge video processing, signal distribution, and media playback, will showcase interactive and integrated solutions at InfoComm 2022 from June 8-10 in Las Vega…


Tony Nominated Michael Jackson Musical Team Talks Their Thriller of a Show by TheaterMania

Michael Jackson fans should "Beat It" to the Neil Simon Theatre, where Broadway's MJ is up and running and nominated for 10 Tony Awards this year. Here, the nominees behind the show - book w…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 11am (Broadway Time)


(Maya Phillips’s article appeared in The New York Times, 4/26; Photo: Jaquel Spivey, center, as Usher, a 25-year-old Broadway usher, in “A Strange Loop” at the Lyceum Theater in Manhat…

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Sundance Theatre Program, Rest in Power by American Theatre Editors

The end of yet another path-breaking play development program, one with fieldwide impact and global reach, has not been properly mourned.

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"Thank You, Five!" A.J. Shively of Paradise Square Shares 5 Things He's Thankful For

This season, we are asking some of this year's 2022 Tony Award® nominees, if they could give their own "thank you, five" to these five subjects, what would they be? First up, Paradise Squar…

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QUINCE back to Bushwick this Summer by Sandi Durell

One Whale’s Tale and The Bushwick Starr, in association with ¡OYE! Group, are thrilled to bring QUINCE, written and co-created by Camilo Quiroz-Vázquez and directed and co-created by Ell…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 11:34AM

‘Zoey’s Perfect Wedding’ at TheaterWorks is a funny, relatable relationship comedy unlike other wedding parodies by Christopher Arnott

“Zoey’s Perfect Wedding” isn't a parody of a wedding, it is a behind-the-scenes reaction to one that’s getting out of control. The play, by Matthew Lopez, is at TheaterWorks Hartford…

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 11:32AM

‘My spelling isn’t that great’: Michael Morpurgo on why teaching kids to love writing is more important than grammar by Michael Morpurgo As Told To Amy Fleming

The author, poet and playwright on why we should move away from Michael Gove-mandated lessons on fronted adverbials and back to unleashing the creative potential of children I didn’t love …

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A Hero of the People review – Ibsen watered down in Wales by Gareth Llŷr Evans

Sherman theatre, CardiffWhile there are some strong performances and the conceit is intriguing, this modern-day version of the classic fails to convince Towards the end of Brad Birch’s rei…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:12AM

Watch: Tony Nominated Michael Jackson Musical Team Talks Their Thriller of a Show

Myles Frost, Lynn Nottage, Christopher Wheeldon, and more tell us about putting this production together.

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The 24 Hour Musicals to Take Place in Los Angeles

The mad dash to write and stage four short musicals in less than a day will take place at Hollywood's Bourbon Room.

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Neil Diamond Musical A Beautiful Noise Sets Broadway Dates by Leah Putnam

Will Swenson and Mark Jacoby star as Diamond in the jukebox biomusical's pre-Broadway run in Boston.

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Watch the Hadestown National Tour Cast Perform 'Way Down Hadestown' by Raven Brunner

The cast made an appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden.

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‘The storytelling is undeniably compelling’: Five Characters In Search Of A Good Night’s Sleep – Southwark Playhouse ★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Five Characters In Search Of A Good Night’s Sleep tells you pretty much what you’re going to get as a quintet of older people mull over their lives while courting elusive sleep in a seri…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 10am (Broadway Time)

‘A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical’ will play Broadway this fall by Broadway News

“A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical” will open at Broadway’s Broadhurst Theatre later this year, producers Ken Davenport and Bob Gaudio announced Wednesday. The new musical wi…

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Pacific Northwest Ballet in Ulysses Dove's "Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven" 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…

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Neil Diamond Musical ‘A Beautiful Noise’ Sets Fall Broadway Opening by Greg Evans

As expected, A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical is heading to Broadway, with producers announcing today that previews will begin Wednesday, November 2, at the Broadhurst Theatre, wi…

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Talkin' Broadway Off-Broadway - "Golden Shield" - 5/17/22 by Marc Miller

Golden Shield has a lot on its mind–too much, perhaps. Anchuli Felicia King's new drama at Manhattan Theatre Club's Stage 1 concerns itself with, on the one hand, the unholy alliances of c…

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Opera Review: Verdi’s ‘Don Carlo’ by Maryland Lyric Opera by Cordelia Dreisonstok

Verdi’s “Don Carlo” was recently performed at the Music Center at Strathmore by the Maryland Lyric Opera. While based largely on the history play by Friedrich Schiller, the production …

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Joshua Henry, Mary Testa, Ephraim Sykes, More to Star in Industry Reading of Brave New World: The Musical by Leah Putnam

The Aldous Huxley novel is receiving an adaptation with a book by Ben Andron, music by John McDaniel and Jonnie Rockwell, and lyrics by Bill Russell.

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Deaf Actor James Caverly to Star as Harold Hill in The Music Man at Olney Theatre Center

Television audiences know Caverly from his memorable turn in Only Murders in the Building.

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Chicago's Court Theatre to Receive 2022 Regional Theatre Tony Award

The theater is currently in its 67th season.

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Neil Diamond Musical Sets Dates and Theater for Broadway Run This Fall

The musical will premiere in Boston in June, with Will Swenson starring.

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Neil Diamond is coming to Broadway. by Ken Davenport

This news is SO GOOD, SO GOOD.  A Beautiful Noise:... The post Neil Diamond is coming to Broadway. first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Against All Odds, Broadway Rose to the Occasion. Mostly. by Jesse Green and Maya Phillips

Decoding the Tony nominations, our critics review a season of bold productions that met audiences often craving the familiar.

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A Neil Diamond Musical Is Coming to Broadway, After a Stop in Boston by Michael Paulson

“A Beautiful Noise” will start at Emerson Colonial Theater in Boston next month and transfer to Broadway’s Broadhurst Theater in November.

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Tony Awards 2022: Who Will Win (and Who Should) by Jesse Green

A critic’s picks in a hard-to-predict Broadway year, plus nods to shows from Off Broadway and other, odder corners.

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Emma Hospelhorn of Ensemble dal Niente releases a scintillating solo debut as Em Spel by J.r. Nelson and Leor Galil

Gossip Wolf always likes to hear about a new solo album from a member of Ensemble dal Niente—the long-running local contemporary-classical corps has built a spotless reputation for adventu…

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Concert Review: ‘American Voices’ at Columbia Pro Cantare by Susan Brall

On May 14, Columbia Pro Cantare (CPC) presented “American Voices,” a compilation of music that reflects our American heritage of inclusion and our goal to create a society of many voices…

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Report From New York: Stagecraft is, Indeed, Magical In Revamped Harry Potter Play by Bill Hirschman

In theatrical world when the tired complaint persists about reliance on chandeliers and helicopters, the revamped Harry Potter and the Cursed Child isn’t going to please those folks much. …

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Dave Harris' Exception to the Rule Opens Off-Broadway Previews May 18 by Talaura Harms

Miranda Haymon directs the Roundabout Underground production about six students stuck in detention.

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The House of Shades review: Beth Steel’s epic working-class family drama is full of proper politics by Jessie Thompson

Anne-Marie Duff is on spectacular form as the family matriarch in this century-spanning new play

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Matthew Morrison Has The ‘Best Seat in the House’ For So You Think You Can Dance Season 17 by Raven Brunner

The Glee performer shares how his previous roles prepared him to take over the judge's seat.

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2022 NYC Summer Springboard to Design Applications Close May 31 by Michael Eddy

Do you know a student who loves theater but isn’t sure where they fit in? The American Theatre Wing is pleased to partner with Design Action, which officially launched Springboard To Desig…


[Broadway Grosses w/e 5/15/2022] Expect The Unexpected by Ken Davenport

Countdown to The Tony Awards: 25 days (See the list... The post [Broadway Grosses w/e 5/15/2022] Expect The Unexpected first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Court Theatre in Hyde Park wins Regional Theatre Tony Award by Chris Jones

Court Theatre becomes the first Chicago theater to win the award in more than a decade.

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Court Theatre in Hyde Park

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 by Susan Grace

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‘A Strange Loop’ sees 45% jump at box office after Tony nominations by Caitlin Hornik

Broadway grosses held above $30 million last week, following Tony nominations and COVID-induced cancellations. For the week ending May 15, Broadway grossed $30,349,653, a mere 2.7% slip from…

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How (and when) to get tickets for David Byrne’s behind-the-scenes “Theater of the Mind” preview by John Wenzel

David Byrne, a group of scientists and Radiolab co-host Latif Nasser will put their heads together on the eve of Byrne's new show world-premiering in Denver to divulge details about the myst…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 8am (Broadway Time)

The Kennedy Center’s 2022/23 season offers excitement for all ages by News Desk

The lineup includes the return of the Broadway Center Stage series, thrilling Broadway plays and musicals, and exciting world premiere works for young people.

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Gabriel Byrne says Richard Burton told him he’d done ‘the most appalling s*** for money’ by Isobel Lewis

Byrne said that the legendary actor’s ‘words stayed with me’

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Grease review – room-filling energy, nostalgia and first-rate tunes by Lyndsey Winship

Dominion theatre, LondonThe unreconstructed sexism remains but so too do the big song and dance numbers in a production featuring Peter Andre If you don’t like the idea of joining an entir…

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Snatched review – former Corrie star’s solo show is sharp and funny by Kate Wyver

Soho theatre, LondonMelissa Johns articulates how she learned to navigate an ableist world as a woman with one and a half arms Bullies sneak in at the sidelines of this story, but Melissa Jo…

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'The House of Shades' review — a compelling intergenerational drama loses its way by Matt Wolf

Anne-Marie Duff shines in overly sprawling, diffuse play set between 1965 and 2019

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Advance and Parry: A Review of “Athena” at Writers Theatre by Ted C. Fishman

Recreational fencing is an apt metaphor for the kinds of relationships where friends unrelentingly challenge each other.

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Everyone & Skeletons by NPR

Comedian Adam Burke and Emma meet a knight in shining armor, get the latest gossip about the Medieval era and uncover a skeleton in the closet.

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Community, Equity, Excellence: A Preview of “Bridging the Gap” at the Harold Washington Cultural Center by Sharon Hoyer

M.A.D.D. Rhythms and Chicago Tap Theatre are coming together to celebrate National Tap Dance Day.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 by Matt Tamanini

Outer Critics Circle Winners Announced, Diamond & Platt to Lead “Parade” at Encores, Rewritten “Fantasticks” to Center on Gay Love Story “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monda…

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Rella smashes the glass slipper in world premiere season by Aussie Theatre

Windmill Theatre Company kicks off its 2022 Adelaide season with the world premiere of Rella, a high-octane musical reimagining of

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Wonder Boy from Bristol Old Vic | Stream 23-29 May on Digital Theatre - Tickets available NOW! by Digital Theatre

Following its critically-acclaimed debut at @Bristol Old Vic, the smash-hit Wonder Boy is back with an exclusive, limited run on Digital Theatre. Stream the "boundingly imaginative" (The T…

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Dancing Against The Odds – An Australia-Korea documentary co-production by Aussie Theatre

Language barriers don’t exist for disabled dancers; dance and music are universal languages. Through this exciting project, a series of

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Curious Theatre Company’s Founders Set to Leave After 25th Anniversary Season by Spencer Campbell

Chip Walton and Dee Covington will hand the reins of Curious Theatre over to longtime company member Jada Suzanne Dixon. The post Curious Theatre Company’s Founders Set to Leave After…

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‘A high energy, fun night out’: GREASE THE MUSICAL – Dominion Theatre ★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

It’s a cult classic that’s got the word, got the groove, it’s got meaning, and in its current West End run at the Dominion Theatre, Grease provides a high energy, fun night out that’…

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Cave In rise from the ashes with their most direct and focused release to date by Luca Cimarusti

The title and story behind Cave In’s 2019 LP, Final Transmission, led many to believe that the eclectic rock band’s two-and-a-half-decade run had come to an end. Following the tragic pas…

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MAGA hate by Ben Joravsky

Generally, I like to tell a joke or two in these columns, looking to underscore the absurdity of politics with a little dark humor. But no joking this time. On Saturday, an 18-year-old white…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 6am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Loren Hunter

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Largest Regional Arts Centre reaches new heights

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Steve Byrne back home for 'God Damn Comedy Jam' at Carnegie of Homestead by Joshua Axelrod / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Byrne will be headlining two comedy and musical extravaganzas Friday at the Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall in Munhall.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 5am (Broadway Time)

The Twisting Trail to the Tonys: ‘Can You Believe That We’re Here?’ by Michael Paulson

At times it felt like a game of survival. But during a Broadway season unlike any other, productions showed their resourcefulness while learning how to live with Covid.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Guys and Dolls at St. Peter's Boys High School - Performances May 20, 2022 to May 22, 2022

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The House of Shades review – Anne-Marie Duff gives a toxic tour de force by Arifa Akbar

Almeida, LondonBeth Steel’s ambitious new play follows the Webster family over decades, with Duff as a thwarted singer This is an intergenerational family drama, inspired by Greek myth, wi…

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ShentonSTAGE Daily for WEDNESDAY MAY 18 by Mark Shenton

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Cheaper By The Dozen, But I Only Have One Set of Eyes And Ears To Experience It by Joe Patti

Seth Godin made a post about leveraging the power of word of mouth by incentivizing sharing with friends. Krispy Kreme grew to become a doughnut behemoth in the US. The formula was simple: S…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at midnight (Broadway Time)

London Transfer of Lincoln Center Theater's My Fair Lady Opens May 18 by Raven Brunner

Amara Okereke, Harry Haddon-Paton, and Vanessa Redgrave lead the Bartlett Sher-directed revival.

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POSTCARDS: Dancing Diaries- "Splash Dance"- Jody Oberfelder Dance Projects Make a "Splash" at The Victoria and Albert Museum in London by The Dance Enthusiast

In POSTCARDS: Dancing Diaries- Jody Oberfelder Projects and Crew Make a "Splash Dance"  at The Victoria and Albert Museum in London-- " It is always wonderful to hear what our dance communi…

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This Year’s Tonys Ceremony to Feature Sondheim Tribute and, Time Permitting, a Couple of Awards by Broadway Beat

by Brian Matuszak. @rchickentheater. NEW YORK, NY - Producers for this year’s Tonys announced plans to pay tribute to Stephen Sondheim...

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