Friday, May 20, 2022 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Fun and intimate ‘Edward and Christine’ plays live online by Charles Green

Tia Shearer Bassett’s showcase of versatile acting shows what live theater is capable of even over the internet.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:05PM

Broadway’s ‘Mr. Saturday Night’ resurrects mid-century Borscht Belt shtick by Deb Miller

Adapted from the original 1992 film (which received mixed reviews and didn’t fare well at the box office when it opened 30 years ago), Mr. Saturday Night is now surprisingly a Broadway mus…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:00PM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway COVID-19 Policies | Playbill

Use this checklist, effective through June 30, 2022, before heading to the theatre so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the show.

SOURCE: Google at 09:33PM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Which Way To the Stage: An Ode to the Theatre, Both On and Off Stage by Alan Smason

By ED RUBIN MCC Theater’s production of Which Way To The Stage running through Saturday, May 28, at the Robert W. Wilson Theater Space at 511 West 52nd Street in Manhattan, is one of the …

SOURCE: TheatreCriticsm.com at 07:41PM

“The Legend of the Waitress & the Robber”: World Premiere of NYC-Seoul Collaboration Inspired by Schiller and Hong Gildong by Walter Byongsok Chon

The Legend of The Waitress & The Robber is a collaboration between the Korean theatre companies Playfactory Mabangzen and Yellow Bomb and the New York City-based Concrete Temple Theater.…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 07:38PM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Frozen Jr. at The Davis Academy - Performances March 20, 2022 to March 22, 2022 - PLAYBILLder

The Davis Academy. Atlanta, GA. 1408674. Copyright © 2022 Playbill Online Inc. All marks used by permission.

SOURCE: Google at 06:12PM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Check Out New Photos of Pulitzer Prize Finalist Circle Jerk in New Hybrid Production by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

The Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley will be presented in-person and digitally at Off-Broadway's The Connelly Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:42PM

Sales, sanctuaries, giardiniera, and Mortified by Micco Caporale, Salem Collo-Julin and Kerry Reid

Looking for some things to do? Consider these options! We found some happenings all over the map this time around, including Evanston, Back of the Yards, downtown, Logan Square, South Shore,…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 05:39PM

First Look at High School Musical Series Season 3, Plus Release Date

Disney has greenlit season four ahead of season three's summer release.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 05:24PM

Downton Abbey: A New Era by Marah Eakin

Little of consequence happens in Downton Abbey: A New Era, but that’s sort of the point. The post Downton Abbey: A New Era appeared first on Chicago Reader.

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 05:14PM

2022 Drama League Award Winners Announced; Sutton Foster Earns Distinguished Performance Award by Caitlin Moynihan

The Drama League announced the winners of the 2022 Drama League Awards on May 20. The in-person ceremony took place at the Ziegfield Ballroom and was hosted by Frank DiLella. Patti LuPone, …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:12PM

Get a First Look at Mansa Ra's ...what the end will be Off-Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Mansa Ra's new work ...what the end will be is now playing at off-Broadway's Laura Pels Theatre, and Broadway.com has a first look at the production, which is scheduled to open on June 2. I…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:12PM

Go Inside the Opening Night of Dave Harris' Exception to the Rule by Michael Wiltbank

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

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:12PM

See New Production Photos for Mansa Ra's ...What the End Will Be Off-Broadway by Michael Wiltbank

Margot Bordelon directs the Roundabout production about three generations of men coming to terms with what it means to be Black and gay.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:12PM

Up to Date: How to Follow Broadway's Covid Safety Protocols and Stay Stress-Free by Hayley Levitt

Use this checklist, effective through June 30, 2022, before heading to the theatre so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the show.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

Broadway extends mask mandate through the end of June by Tim Balk

The extension from the Broadway League, a trade group that sets coronavirus policy on Broadway, comes as New York rides out another COVID wave.

SOURCE: www.seattletimes.com at 05:05PM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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"Tantalizingly thought-provoking | Golden Shield by Manhattan Theatre Club

Read more or buy tickets at http://www.GoldenShieldPlay.com/ #GoldenShieldPlay --------------------------- GOLDEN SHIELD Written by Anchuli Felicia King Directed by May Adrales With Cindy C…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:54PM

‘Islander’ Review: Two Young Women Lost and Found at Sea by Alexis Soloski

This gentle musical, a hit at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, combines Scottish folklore and live looping technology.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 04:42PM

Glee Will Begin Streaming on Disney+ and Hulu in June by Raven Brunner

The Ryan Murphy musical series arrives on the streamers June 1 in celebration of LGBTQIA+ pride month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:33PM

Watch Josh Gad Reveal That Nick Lachey Auditioned For Elder Price in The Book of Mormon by Raven Brunner

The Tony nominee visited LIVE with Kelly and Ryan to talk about his career.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:33PM

Check Out Photos of GALA Hispanic Theatre's Spanish-Language Production of On Your Feet! by Michael Wiltbank

Telling the story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, the jukebox bio-musical opened on Broadway in 2015.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:33PM

Passing the Torch at Repertorio Español by American Theatre Editors

After 52 years at the influential bilingual theatre, 17 of those at the helm, Robert Federico feels he is leaving Repertorio in good hands with Rafael Sánchez.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:26PM

NEA gives more than $2 million to Illinois and Chicago arts organizations by Doug George

The National Endowment for the Arts has announced 52 grants to Chicago and Illinois organizations, totaling $2,172,510, as part of nationwide grant-making this week.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 04:15PM

Darren Criss Puts His Training to Work | Playbill

After a surprise career in musical theatre, the actor returns to Broadway in an American classic play.

SOURCE: Google at 04:03PM

Preview: Audience participation key for final High Performance Rodeo show | Calgary Herald

If David Gagnon Walker's name appears on a theatre playbill, expect the unexpected.

SOURCE: Google at 04:03PM

Classic Stage Company's Snow in Midsummer Begins Previews May 20 | Playbill

Starring Dorcas Leung, Teresa Avia Lim, and John Yi, the show previously postponed performances by a day to resolve technical difficulties.

SOURCE: Google at 04:03PM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Will Reynolds and Eric Price ‘Radioactive’ by Sandi Durell

Songwriting team Will Reynolds and Eric Price, winners of the Fred Ebb Award for Musical Theatre Writing, announce the release of a music video for their song “Getting Closer” from their…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 03:40PM

Sutton Foster, ‘Company,’ ‘A Strange Loop’ win 2022 Drama League Awards by Caitlin Hornik

Sutton Foster won the Distinguished Performance Award for her role as Marian Paroo in “The Music Man” and “Company” received two awards at this year’s Drama League Awards. “The L…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:39PM

‘The job kept me sane’: How some Stratford Festival actors filled their days and their pocketbooks when the show couldn’t go on by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

This year’s opening is a welcome return for a workforce that was particularly hard-hit during the pandemic.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 03:20PM

The Lehman Trilogy, A Strange Loop, Sutton Foster, More Are Winners of 88th Annual Drama League Awards by Andrew Gans

Marianne Elliott and Kate Whoriskey are the inaugural winners of the Outstanding Director awards.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM

That One Time Ana Gasteyer's SNL Quick Change Went Hilariously Wrong by Seth Rudetsky

Plus, Seth recaps his travels around the country and reminisces on his past interviews with Tony winners.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM

Livestreaming a Conversation: Freedom [email protected]

By . Safe Havens Freedom Talks presents a Safe Havens conversation at Speak Up livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlrou

SOURCE: HowlRound at 03:18PM

World-premiere plays in D.C. confront trauma in stunning ways by Peter Marks

The very best of these, “John Proctor Is the Villain" at Studio Theatre, is nothing less than revelatory

SOURCE: Washington Post at 03:06PM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Sings Taylor Swift by Sandi Durell

The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series, in partnership with NYC Pride, has announced the lineup for its next original event, Broadway Sings Taylor Swift. On June 27 at 8pm, a bombsh…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 02:54PM

‘A Strange Loop’, ‘The Lehman Trilogy’ Take Top Drama League Honors by Greg Evans

New York’s Drama League named A Strange Loop as the season’s outstanding musical, with The Lehman Trilogy taking the honor for outstanding play. Among revivals, Take Me Out took the priz…

SOURCE: Deadline at 02:53PM

2022 Drama League Awards: Lehman Trilogy, A Strange Loop, Sutton Foster. by New York Theater

“The Lehman Trilogy” was voted outstanding play and “A Strange Loop” outstanding musical at the 88th annual Drama League Awards, which were announced today at the Ziegfeld Ballroom. …

SOURCE: New York Theater at 02:46PM

Winners of the 2022 Drama League Awards for Broadway and Off-Broadway by Deb Miller

Recipients of the 2022 Drama League Awards, the oldest theatrical honors in America, first presented in 1922, and formalized in 1935, were announced beginning at noon today (Friday, May 20) …

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:46PM

Court Theatre of Chicago to Receive 2022 Regional Theatre Tony Award by Michael Eddy

The Tony Awards® Administration Committee has announced that based on the recommendation by the American Theatre Critics Association, Court Theatre of Chicago will be the recipient of the 2…

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:45PM

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Set Of Alliance Theatre's TRADING PLACES

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the set of Alliance Theatre's world premiere musical, Trading Places. Inspired by the iconic and beloved 1983 Paramount Pictures film, Trading Places is a …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:43PM

How Do the 2022 Tony-Nominated Play Revivals Stack Up Against Previous Stagings? by Talaura Harms, Bethany Rickwald

This year's revival nominees include one Best Play winner and two productions that made their Broadway premieres this season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

Clubbed Thumb's 25th Summerworks Festival Kicks Off May 20 With California by Leah Putnam

The festival features new plays by Trish Harnetiaux, Gab Reisman, and Angela Hanks.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

Chun Wai Chan Promoted to Principal Dancer at New York City Ballet by Rachel Sherman

Chan, a former principal with Houston Ballet, entered the company as a soloist in 2021 and now becomes its first Chinese principal.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:40PM

FOR COLORED GIRLS to Host '100 Women of Hip Hop Sisterhood Sunday' With Camille A. Brown & More

The reimagined revival of Ntozake Shange’s groundbreaking for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf will host “100 Women of Hip Hop Sisterhood Sunday,…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:40PM

HAIRSPRAY (National Tour at Miller Theater): As fresh as ever by Joshua Herren

I was delighted to find that the charms of Hairspray are still hard to resist. The post HAIRSPRAY (National Tour at Miller Theater): As fresh as ever appeared first on phindie.

SOURCE: phindie.com at 02:27PM

Man of God Opens May 20 at the Geffen Playhouse by Leah Putnam

Anna Ouyang Moench's comedic feminist thriller will subsequently play Williamstown.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:03PM

No Downer: Rachel Dratch Scores A Tony Nomination For Her Broadway Debut In ‘POTUS’ – Deadline Tony Watch Q&A by Greg Evans

When Rachel Dratch makes her entrance in the Broadway, all-female ensemble farce POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, audiences respond with an ent…

SOURCE: Deadline at 02:00PM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Lynn Nottage & More to Take Part in the Launch of the Lorraine Hansberry Initiative

Today, The Lillys announced the launch of the Lorraine Hansberry Initiative, which aims to honor the great American playwright and civil rights leader’s legacy while investing in those …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:59PM

Alan Zweibel: Comedy Writer by Trav S.D.

Millions have laughed at the comedy of Alan Zweibel (b. 1950) without ever knowing his name. Zweibel is a practitioner of the humble, thankless craft of comedy writing, one who commendably f…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 01:54PM

Plowing Through Stanley Fields by Trav S.D.

An overdue look today at Stanley Fields (Walter Agnew, 1883-1941). A Greek American from Alleghany, Pennsylvania (catch that surname), he had the bad instincts to adopt a sort of forgettable…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 01:54PM

WHAT MAKES A CAST ALBUM PERFORMANCE GREAT? by Ron Fassler

Julie Andrews singing “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?” at the recording session for “My Fair Lady” (1956).Having listened to a steady stream of Broadway original cast recordings over the…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 01:44PM

Classic Stage Company's Snow in Midsummer Begins Previews May 20 by Leah Putnam

Starring Dorcas Leung, Teresa Avia Lim, and John Yi, the show previously postponed performances by a day to resolve technical difficulties.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:33PM

L Morgan Lee (‘A Strange Loop’) on becoming the first openly trans Tony Award nominee: ‘It’s OK to dream bigger than anyone ever imagines’ [ by Sam Eckmann

“I have been at this for quite some time, so for the work to be recognized is really touching and moving,” reveals “A Strange Loop” star L Morgan Lee of her Tony Award nomination. Th…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 01:30PM

Broadway Producer Emanuel Azenberg: “We’ve chased away an audience.” by New York Theater

“When I was a kid in the Bronx, I went to the theater for $1.10,” says Emanuel Azenberg. Granted that was a while ago; he’s 88. But he is also a Broadway producer and general manager w…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 01:27PM

The Studebaker gets ready to roll by Kerry Reid

Last August, I caught up with Jacob Harvey just as he was taking over as the new (and first-ever) managing artistic director of theaters for the Fine Arts Building. At the time, he noted tha…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 01:15PM

AUSTIN PENDLETON IS STILL ON BROADWAY, STILL A BABE MAGNET by Robert Shuman

(Henry Alford’s article appeared in the The New Yorker, 5/16; Photo: WFMJ.com.) The actor and director hangs at the lounge of Studio 54, where he is performing in “The Minutes,” to dis…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 01:12PM

With the Volt Festival, the Playwright Karen Hartman Comes Home by Alexis Soloski

59E59 Theaters is putting a spotlight on a midcareer artist whose work has seldom been seen locally.

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Review: In the new musical ‘Somewhere Over the Border’ by Teatro Vista, the ‘Wizard of Oz’ story gets a new kind of magic by Emily McClanathan

Brian Quijada transforms this tale into a different kind of American story: that of a young woman from El Salvador making the dangerous trek to the United States.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 01:00PM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at noon (Broadway Time)
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The price of exposure by Sheri Flanders

In Viola Spolin’s seminal work Improvisation for the Theater, the very first exercise listed is named “exposure.” During this exercise, a group of actors are divided into halves and in…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 12:50PM

Dance Audition Tips by Andrew Koch

The 3 things you must do to stand out! The post Dance Audition Tips appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

SOURCE: Dramatics Magazine at 12:50PM

Kimberly Akimbo to Play Broadway's Booth Theatre This Fall by Caitlin Moynihan

David Lindsay-Abaire and Jeanine Tesori's award-winning Kimberly Akimbo has found its Broadway home! The new musical is set to play at the Booth Theatre this fall. As previously announced…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:48PM

Broadway Mask Policy Extended to June 30 by Broadway.com

The Broadway League has announced that the owners and operators of all 41 Broadway theaters in New York City will extend the current mask requirement for audiences through at least June 30. …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:48PM

How Moulin Rouge! The Musical's Tech Rehearsal Inspired Director Alex Timbers' Broadway Bird by Lindsey Sullivan

Before Alex Timbers was a Tony-winning director, he was a New York City kid who loved his pet birds. "I think if you're a New Yorker, birds are a huge part of your life—whether you choose …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:48PM

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe to Bow at West End's Gillian Lynne Theatre This Summer by Caitlin Moynihan

London audiences are going to Narnia! A new stage production of C.S. Lewis’ classic The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe will play the West End this summer. The play, which has been tour…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:48PM

Australian premiere of RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN’S CINDERELLA by Aussie Theatre

The first performance in Australia of the Tony® Award-winning Broadway production of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella will take place tonight,

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 12:35PM

In ‘American Jade,’ Jodi Long Traces Her Imprints by American Theatre Editors

At Bucks County Playhouse, the award-winning actor stars in a one-woman show reckoning with the legacy of her showbiz family and the experiences of Asian Americans in the theatre.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:30PM

The “Look” Behind Freestyle Love Supreme: Talking with Costume Designer Lisa Zinni by Debra Danese

Costume designer Lisa Zinni is heading back to the area as part of Freestyle Love Supreme (FLS). The Philly native found her passion for design… The post The “Look” Behind Freestyle L…

SOURCE: phindie.com at 12:28PM

The Oracle by Darryl Reilly

This premiere five-performance Off-Off-Broadway showcase run of "The Oracle" is best viewed as a tryout, and the production’s presentational flaws are cited with that belief. Co-author El…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 12:24PM

Review of ‘Jews, God, and History’ by Erin Kahn

What does it mean to be a Jew today? That’s the main question asked in Michael Takiff’s clever if convoluted solo show Jews, God, and History (Not Necessarily in That Order), currently p…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 12:12PM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Theaters Will Require Masks at Least Through June 30 by Michael Paulson

The decision comes at a time when New York City has declared a “high Covid alert.”

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 11:54AM

Meet ‘1776”s Thomas Jefferson: Tony nominee Elizabeth A. Davis by Billy McEntee

"We look forward to welcoming audiences into this A.R.T. process as we get in shape for the Broadway transfer. It feels great to finally be rumbling with this dense material!" The post Meet …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:48AM

Under a cloud: Artists describe toxic work conditions at Spooky Action Theater by Nicole Hertvik

Problems at the DC company are rooted in the harmful leadership practices of Artistic Director Richard Henrich and a board that fails to stop his abuses of power, say multiple artists who ha…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:44AM

Of Leon Schlesinger and Warner Brothers’ Cartoons by Trav S.D.

We’ve had many an occasion to mention Warner Brothers cartoons here over the years, as of course we would. They are the favorite Golden Era animation studio of most cartoon buffs, includin…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 11:42AM

Passion for Playwriting by Natalie Clare

Life experiences often make the most powerful stories The post Passion for Playwriting appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

SOURCE: Dramatics Magazine at 11:42AM

Alex Newell Set to Perform at Rockefeller Center's Love Above All Ball by Raven Brunner

The Pride event will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:37AM

LED Billboards Supplied by INFiLED Installed in San Jose, CA by Michael Eddy

In March 2022, three new billboards were erected on the East Gish Road in San Jose, CA. These double-sided display LED billboards were built by INFiLED, each with an area of 24 square meters…

SOURCE: PLSN at 11:24AM

Broadway League Extends Mask Requirement for All Broadway Theatres Through June by Andrew Gans

All 41 Broadway houses will continue to require audience members to don masks.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:03AM

Berkeley Rep's 2022-2023 Season Will Feature World Premiere by The Band's Visit Tony Winner Ari’el Stachel by Leah Putnam

The upcoming season will also include four West Coast premieres and productions of recent Broadway and Off-Broadway plays.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:03AM

REVIEW ROUND-UP: A Strange Loop in New York by Emma Clarendon

Broadway’s latest musical by Michael R Jackson has been nominated for an impressive 11 Tony Awards. But what have critics had to say about it?

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Broadway League extends mask policy through June 30 by Broadway News

Mask-wearing will be required in Broadway theaters through at least June 30, the Broadway League announced Friday. A further extension of the mask policy into July and beyond will be conside…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 10:56AM

Chauvet Professional and 4Wall Entertainment Help Tom Kenny Add Warmth to iHeartCountry Festival by Debi Moen

From the moment Thomas Rhett kicked things off with hits like his newly released “Slow Down Summer,” the iHeartCountry Festival projected a warm, intimate vibe that made it easy for fans…

SOURCE: PLSN at 10:56AM

Pasadena Playhouse Makes Stephen Sondheim the Centerpiece of Its 2022-23 Season

Sunday in the Park With George, A Little Night Music, and Into the Woods will all take the stage next season.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:54AM

Let the Right One In, Clyde's, English, and More Set for Berkeley Rep Season

A host of West Coast premieres will take the stage in San Francisco.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:54AM

Review: A Dark New Hamlet at the Metropolitan Opera

Brett Dean and Matthew Jocelyn's new English language adaptation makes its North American debut.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:54AM

The Broadway League Extends Mask Policy Through June

Audiences will stay masked in all 41 Broadway theaters.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:54AM

Watch Tony Nominee Jaquel Spivey Sing A Strange Loop's 'Today' in New Music Video by Logan Culwell-Block

The upcoming Broadway album has released another track from the Tony-nominated musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:37AM

TDF's Annual Wendy Wasserstein Project Ceremony Sets June Date by Andrew Gans

During the 2021-2022 season, 29 theatre professionals worked with 23 groups of students from NYC-area public high schools.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:37AM

Pasadena Playhouse to Offer 6-Month Stephen Sondheim Celebration, Including Evening With Bernadette Peters by Andrew Gans

The California venue will also offer productions of Sondheim's Sunday in the Park With George, A Little Night Music, and Into the Woods.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:37AM

Broadway Extends Audience Mask Mandate Through June by Greg Evans

Broadway will continue requiring audiences to mask up at least through June, the Broadway League announced today. Audience masking protocols for July and beyond will be announced in June. …

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:36AM

Carbonells’ Set ‘Theater Prom’ Date, New Venue, Changes by Bill Hirschman

A sign of recovery in theater, the Carbonell Awards have announced a firm date and location for the live resumption of the annual recognition of excellence in South Florida theater. “Theat…

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 10:24AM

Acclaimed Musical ‘Kimberly Akimbo’ Announces Broadway Venue by Greg Evans

Kimberly Akimbo, the Off Broadway musical that’s won a slew of critics awards this season, has settled on the venue for its Broadway engagement in the fall: The production will begin previ…

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:22AM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Watch Matt Doyle Pay Tribute to Stephen Sondheim as Company Receives GLAAD Media Award by Andrew Gans, Michael Wiltbank

Company and Thoughts of a Colored Man were named winners of this year's GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Broadway Production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

5 Questions TEDxBroadway Raises About the Future of the Theatre Industry by Leah Putnam

The 2022 speakers look at some of the challenges facing the industry and offer plans for diversifying and investing in people and stories.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

Kimberly Akimbo to Play Broadway's Booth Theatre, Reveals Full Creative Team by Logan Culwell-Block

Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire's Lortel Award-winning musical begins previews in October.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

Grease in the West End: Press Night Vlog | Megamix Curtain Call, After Party & Cast Interviews! by Official London Theatre

Jess and Milly head to press night of Grease at the West End's Dominion Theatre. Enjoy red carpet action, the ultimate megamix curtain call and an after party with mini golf! Get tickets: h…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:54AM

With Vogel, Nottage and Anderson, three generations of Tony-nominated playwrights signal the health of Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

“Circles in theater rise faster than any individual can,” says Paula Vogel. That sentence lands with such clarity and profundity, it sounds like a line from one of her plays. But no. The…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:45AM

GRACE NOTES: Friday, May 20, 2022 by Susan Grace

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Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: May 31

Playbill Vault Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: May 31 Mart Crowley's gay classic The Boys in the Band makes its star-studded Broadway ...

SOURCE: Google at 09:33AM

‘Kimberly Akimbo’ will play Broadway’s Booth Theatre by Broadway News

“Kimberly Akimbo” will play the Booth Theatre when it transfers to Broadway this fall, producers revealed Friday. The announcement comes as the show has set its exclusive fan presale, wh…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:31AM

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'Open Air' music and dance series heads to Allegheny River in June by Sara Bauknecht

From June 9-12, professional and student arts groups will participate in “Open Air: A Series in Celebration of the Performing Arts.”

SOURCE: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 09:00AM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Darren Criss Puts His Training to Work by Talaura Harms

After a surprise career in musical theatre, the actor returns to Broadway in an American classic play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:42AM

A Beautiful Noise: The Neil Diamond Musical Will open on Broadway This Fall by Sandi Durell

Producers Ken Davenport and Bob Gaudio announced today that A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will open on Broadway this fall, playing at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44t…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:30AM

Athena Kugblenu review – class act flips conventional thinking on its head by Brian Logan

Soho theatre, LondonThe daughter of an aspirational mum and an overqualified dad, Kugblenu ruminates on privilege, parenthood and Nigella recipes It’s 25 years since New Labour told us: …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:06AM

Bliss review – relentlessly grim drama haunted by the ghosts of war by Kate Wyver

Finborough, LondonHunger and disease stalk Russia in the aftermath of conflict in this play based on a story by Andrey Platonov This is a glum, plodding production depicting a grim, hard-hea…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:06AM

We Are All Refugees: A Review of “Fiddler on the Roof” at Broadway in Chicago  by Dennis Polkow

When Israeli actor Yehezkel Lazarov as Tevye intones the iconic line about villagers “trying to scratch out a pleasant, simple tune” without breaking one’s neck, our gaze takes in the …

SOURCE: www.newcitystage.com at 08:00AM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Friday, May 20, 2022 by Matt Tamanini

“Oratorio” Cancels Remaining Performances, Signature Announces 2022-23 Shows, Elphaba Surprises Elphaba “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

ArtsBeat TV/Radio 5/20/22 by Mark G. Auerbach

5/20/22 ArtsBeat TV/Radio from WCPC15, 89.5fm/WSKB, Southwick Community Programming, and Agawam Media. Amherst’s new arts venue, The Drake. and director Sharon Fitz Henry talks about the i…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:38AM

Sisters of the West End by Harriet Hughes

We felt the urge to give a shout out to our favourite West End sisters. From classical fairy tales to modern stories, there's a great mix of sisters taking over the West End right now. The p…

SOURCE: officiallondontheatre.com at 07:27AM

Tell Me About Yourself: How To Answer Common Audition Questions by Laura Josepher

It's easy to overlook one of the most important parts of an audition: the interview. We look at how to prepare for, and answer, common audition questions.

SOURCE: blog.stageagent.com at 07:25AM

Now Is Good review – mirthful musical celebration of community life by Mark Fisher

Storyhouse, ChesterTim Firth pays tribute to his eccentric father with a cheerfully anarchic tale of cross-generational trust The key moment in Tim Firth’s nourishing new musical would be …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:03AM

The Father and the Assassin review – gripping tale of the man who killed Gandhi by Claire Armitstead

Olivier theatre, LondonAnupama Chandrasekhar artfully unpicks the forces of history with a tale of violence and colonialism that echoes into today When it comes to taboo-busting, Anupama Cha…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:03AM

‘Grab your inflatable banana & you’ll have a ball’: ALRIGHT BITCHES! – Above the Stag Theatre by Louise Penn

We’re in Gran Canaria, where the paint is peeling on the chalets over at Los Hombres. Chatty guide Thabian (Kane Verrall) tells us over the tannoy we’re there to have a good time. This i…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM

‘Evil Queen’ in Grimm-inspired immersive dance project inspired by performer’s gender fluidity by Aisling Murphy - Staff Reporter

Joey Arrigo’s approach to the Evil Queen was a collaborative one with TranscenDance artistic director Julia Cratchley.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 07:00AM

Chicago bassist Nick Macri celebrates some roots and branches on his first solo release by Bill Meyer

Chicago bassist Nick Macri is the model of versatility. He has appeared with a formidable gallery of jazz, folk, and rock musicians, including Ken Vandermark, James Elkington, Laetitia Sadie…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 07:00AM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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New and returning cast to join Come From Away by Harriet Hughes

We all love Come From Away. And now some old familiar faces will be back to join the cast. The multi award-winning London production of global hit musical welcomes new and returning cast mem…

SOURCE: officiallondontheatre.com at 06:36AM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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PHOTOS & VIDEO: Sneak a peek behind the scenes of The Still Room rehearsals by Featured Content

We're counting down to the long-awaited world premiere of Cold Feet actor-turned-playwright Sally Rogers' debut play The Still Room, which opens at London's Park Theatre next month. Sneak a …

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 05:06AM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Jan Lisiecki Performs Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 by New York Philharmonic

Pianist Jan Lisiecki Performs Beethoven’s ”Emperor” Concerto on the New York Philharmonic’s first-ever concert at the Usedom Music Festival tonight. For more information visit https…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:24AM

I MOSTLY BLAME MYSELF to Begin Performances July 17 at The Players Theatre - Broadway World

... read their Playbill of the current show and purchase tickets for all the shows they have scheduled until the end of the year.

SOURCE: Google at 04:03AM

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

Playbill asked the 2022 Tony Nominees what it means to them to be nominated this year and how they celebrated their nomination.

SOURCE: Google at 04:03AM

Jaquel Spivey Out Sick …. Why is Nobody Really Talking About This? | Times Square Chronicles

It was about 15 minutes in and I didn't catch the understudy's name when they made an announcement (two are listed in the Playbill).

SOURCE: Google at 04:03AM

Times Square Alliance Plans Summer of Concerts, Comedy, and More | Playbill

In addition to TSQ LIVE, Times Square hosts Playbill's Broadway Grand Gallery exhibition presented with Times Square Alliance.

SOURCE: Google at 04:03AM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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JAGGED LITTLE PILL returns to the Theatre Royal Sydney from July 9 by Aussie Theatre

JAGGED LITTLE PILL the Grammy and Tony Award winning Broadway musical, inspired by Alanis Morissette’s ground-breaking album of the same

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 03:45AM

Interview: Historian Margaret Hall Discusses Her New Book About Paul Gemignani

Hall talks about the whirlwind two years she spent writing about the life of the legendary musical director.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 03:12AM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Josh Piterman, the star of The Phantom Of The Opera, releases new single by Aussie Theatre

Musical Theatre & Classical Crossover star Josh Piterman has today released the first single Caruso from his brand new EP

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 02:47AM

ShentonSTAGE Daily for FRIDAY MAY 20 by Mark Shenton

... Read More The post ShentonSTAGE Daily for FRIDAY MAY 20 first appeared on Shenton Stage.

SOURCE: shentonstage.com at 02:33AM

We Work Anti-Social Hours? Never Thought Of It That Way by Joe Patti

Artsjournal had recently included a link to a Guardian article reporting that people working in performing arts are twice as likely as the general population to experience depression.  This…

SOURCE: insidethearts.com at 02:18AM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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2022 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards Presented May 20 by Andrew Gans

This year's winners include Off-Broadway's A Case for the Existence of God and Kimberly Akimbo.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM

Jocelyn Bioh’s Merry Wives Premieres on PBS May 20 by Andrew Gans

The broadcast, featuring Jacob Ming-Trent, Pascale Armand, and Susan Kelechi Watson, is part of Great Performances' fifth annual Broadway’s Best series.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Friday, May 20, 2022 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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The Girl in the White Pinafore at The Woodlands High School - Performances May 24, 2022

Search Playbills ..year.. 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012. Build Your Audience! CREATE YOUR OWN PLAYBILL® ...

SOURCE: Google at 12:42AM

Which Way to the Stage Resumes Performances May 20 by Raven Brunner

The Off-Broadway production halted performances due to breakthrough COVID-19 cases within the company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

Which Broadway Costumes Do You Wish You Owned? - All the costumes we covet by Christina Trivigno & Joey Haws

Welcome to Geek Out/Freak Out, where theatre fans get enthusiastic about things --- Today's topic: The Broadway costumes that wow us and the ones we want to take home! Clothes may make the m…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM

All Broadway Theatres to Require Masks Through June 30, Proof of Vaccination Varies - This article is updated regularly with the latest safety protoco by Raven Snook

Although New York City lifted its mask and vaccine mandates on March 7, 2022, the Broadway League has its own COVID-19 safety protocols. On Friday, May 20, the organization announced that: M…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM

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