Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Peter Brook, Legendary Theater Director Behind Landmark Midsummer and Marat/Sade, Dies at 97

Brook also authored the seminal theater text The Empty Space.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:33PM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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The Shepherd in the Distance (Broadway, Bandbox Theatre, 1915) | Playbill

FOLLOW PLAYBILL NOW ... Sign up for reopening news, announcements, and exclusive discounts on tickets to your favorite shows! ... on the stage, not on ...

SOURCE: Google at 10:24PM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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The cringe musical “Dear Evan Hansen” reviewed by Pauline Adamek

Cringe-factor is extremely high in this modern musical, now playing at the Ahmanson Theatre until July 31, 2022. The production returns to the Ahmanson following its record-breaking sold-out…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 08:48PM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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PETER BROOK, CELEBRATED STAGE DIRECTOR OF SCALE AND HUMANITY, DIES AT 97 by Robert Shuman

(Benedict Nightingale’s article appeared in The New York Times, 7/3/22; He was called “the greatest innovator of his generation,” leaving an indelible mark with plays, musicals, opera …

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 07:56PM

Benjamin Benne on queer love and Christian faith in Mosaic’s ‘In His Hands’ by Nathan Pugh

The playwright says healing and humor are central to his rom-com about reconciling identities.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 07:50PM

Influential theater director Peter Brook dies at 97 by Bob Mondello

Brook's work ranged from classical star-studded productions to radical experiments in theater. He reinvented King Lear and explored the fragility of civilization in the film Lord of the Flie…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 07:42PM

Peter Brook was a dazzling stage explorer of humankind’s complexity by Peter Marks

An appreciation of the life and art of Peter Brook, who died July 2 at 97.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 07:12PM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Talkin' Broadway Off-Broadway - "Hamlet" - 7/3/22 by Howard Miller

This is a production that mixes art with artifice, with an overlay of quirky design elements that, even when they clash with the onstage action, rarely fail to engage. Both Shakespeare afici…

SOURCE: TalkinBroadway at 06:23PM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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‘Dom Juan’ Review: The Perks of Being a Professional Hypocrite by Alexis Soloski

Piety is just a pose in Ashley Tata’s gender-swapped production of Molière’s tragicomedy at Bard’s SummerScape festival.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:42PM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Peter Brook, British theater and film director, dies at 97 by Benedict Nightingale / The New York Times

Brook spent years in commercial theater, winning Tony Awards in 1966 and 1971 for the Broadway transfers of highly original productions of Peter Weiss’ “Marat/Sade” and Shakespeare’s…

SOURCE: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 04:07PM

BroadwayRadio Special: Jan Simpson’s 2022 Summer Reading List and Interview with Author, Jordan Schildcrout by James Marino

In this special July 3, 2022 episode, James Marino and Jan Simpson talk with Jordan Schildcrout about his new book, “In the Long Run: A Cultural History of Broadway’s Hit Plays.” This …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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June 2022: Losing the Plot by Nicole Serratore

Not a disappointment--seeing Stray Kids in concert. K-dramas sometimes a disappointment  It can be frustrating when a drama has interesting characters and a compelling setting, and then ju…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 03:45PM

In Memoriam: Director Peter Brook, 97 by Michael Eddy

Stage Directions has learned of the death of Director Peter Brooks on July 2, 2022 at the age of 97, according to his publisher, Nick Hern Books in a statement they released on Twitter: All …

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:12PM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: In Pam Tanowitz’s ‘Song of Songs’ the Beloved Is Beauty by Brian Seibert

Her new dance at Bard, a collaboration with the composer David Lang, is a refined, restrained and sometimes breathtaking response to the biblical poem.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:57PM

A Special for Music Lovers on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige presents a special themed program in whi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:42PM

New Initiative—The Ruth Foundation for the Arts—Announces Initial Grants by Michael Eddy

The Ruth Foundation for the Arts debuted in the landscape of arts philanthropy with the announcement of its inaugural grantmaking cycle. The new foundation is supported by a bequest from the…

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:39PM

Theater Quiz for June 2022: Freedom from Health Edition by New York Theater

How well were you paying attention to the news and its impact on theater this past month? Answer these dozen questions on abortion and masks and the Tonys, plus a bonus question on hybrid th…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 02:39PM

Director Peter Brook Dies at 97 by Margaret Hall

Mr. Brook was a three time Tony winner, known for his unorthodox approach to traditional plays.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:33PM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Prodigal Daughter Returns Home: Jonalyn Saxer Stars in 5-Star’s “Newsies” by Cary Ginell

When we first saw Jonalyn Saxer, it was 2010. Jonalyn was an eighteen-year-old senior, playing Maria von Trapp in Oak Park High School’s performance of The Sound of Music. In my review in …

SOURCE: vconstage.com at 01:20PM

Peter Brook – a life in pictures

The groundbreaking British theatre director, whose huge influence reached around the world, has died at the age of 97 Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:03PM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at noon (Broadway Time)
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FESTIVAL DE LA POSIBILIDAD by Barry Gordin

Arts Education Nonprofit Hosts Festival De La Posibilidad, a Festival of Possbilites, celebrating cultural diversity July 16 & 17 at The Clemente Cultural and Educational Center on the …

SOURCE: theaterlife at 12:24PM

Theatre Review: ‘The Hot Wing King’ at Studio Theatre by Charlotte Selton

It’s time for the annual Memphis Hot Wings Festival, and this year a team of queer Black men—“New Wing Order”—is going to win it all. But as friends and family reunite to prep hund…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 12:23PM

How Baritone Javier Arrey prepared to play a pre-#MeToo cad by Susan Galbraith

When first cast as the Count in Maryland Lyric Opera’s sparkling production of 'The Marriage of Figaro,' he thought the guy was evil.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 12:17PM

Acclaimed Director Peter Brook Dies At 97

Variety has just reported the death of Peter Brook at 97. He was a Tony and Emmy award winning british director.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:06PM

Fragments of Phil D’Rey by Trav S.D.

Some scattered bits on ventriloquist Phil D’Rey (David Cuthbert, d. 1970), pictured above with his wife/assistant Nell Calling (aka Sandra the Sand Artist) and the dummy “Dugan” or “…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 12:03PM

R.I.P. Peter Brook by Trav S.D.

“He was still alive?” was my not unnatural question when I just now learned that theatre director Peter Brook passed way in Paris yesterday at age 97. When I was at theatre school (1986-…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 12:03PM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre Review: ‘The Music Man’ at Olney Theatre Center by Susan Brall

“The Music Man” is considered by many to be the epitome of Americana in musical theatre. With lyrics, music, and book by Meredith Willson and story by Willson and Franklin Lacey, Olney…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 11:59AM

‘Two spectacular performances’: Switch_MCR Double Bill – Manchester ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Switch_MCR are a Manchester-based theatre company creating new and exciting accessible work. The company was founded by Royal Exchange Young Company members and is now one of the biggest ind…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Taron Egerton says dropping out of West End play was ‘one of the hardest decisions I’ve had to make’ by Isobel Lewis

Actor fainted on stage during first night and contracted Covid before fully leaving show

SOURCE: The Independent at 10:42AM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Compañia María Pagés: An Ode to Time review – flamenco’s grande dame flies by Lyndsey Winship

Sadler’s Wells, LondonPagés breathes new life into flamenco’s roots as she performs with the full spectrum of emotion in a thoughtful, history-spanning work Dancers have an interesting …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:48AM

Peter Brook: the great seeker of British theatre by Mark Lawson

The esteemed British director inspired each new generation of theatre creatives to be more daring and experimental Peter Brook, influential theatre visionary, dies aged 97 The two key Britis…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:48AM

Duncan Sheik and Kyle Jarrow's Noir Completes World Premiere July 3 | Playbill

The new musical starring a cast of Broadway veterans finishes its run at Houston, Texas' Alley Theatre.

SOURCE: Google at 09:24AM

Happy 4th and God bless America | Community | paulsvalleydailydemocrat.com

According to the earliest reporting source I could find, Playbill.com, eleven productions received at least one award and that bodes well for the ...

SOURCE: Google at 09:24AM

13 Videos Celebrating Tony Winner Betty Buckley | Playbill

Playbill commemorates Buckley's birthday July 3 with this look back at memorable performances and defining vocals.

SOURCE: Google at 09:24AM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Steph Del Rosso's Sharp Social Commentary, 53% Of, Takes On Added Significance After Supreme Court Rulings

The title refers to the 53% of white women who voted for Donald Trump in 2016, but that's just the starting point.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:57AM

Peter Brook death: ‘Genius’ theatre director dies aged 97 by Isobel Lewis

‘The man was a giant in our field,’ Adrian Lester tweeted

SOURCE: The Independent at 08:33AM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Peter Brook’s legacy is everywhere in today’s theatre by Andrew Dickson

Restlessly creative, the great director – who has died aged 97 – had an unparalleled ability to conjure a gleaming theatrical image Peter Brook: the great seeker of British theatre Never…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:24AM

The Card review – cheeky chappy comes up trumps in a twisty tale of social mobility by Arifa Akbar

Fenton Town Hall, Stoke-on-TrentWily upstart Denry Machin is played with picaresque charm in a witty adaptation of Arnold Bennett’s novel, empowered by the big, vivid sound of a brass band…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:24AM

Allons Enfants Encore une fois! by Sandi Durell

Steve Ross and Jean Brassard continue to make Bastille Day a tradition. Last year’s Bastille Day celebration of Jean Brassard and Steve Ross’ Allons Enfants! NYC, having been such a triu…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 07:10AM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Respect tradition, go forward: Tap dance in Chicago doesn’t want to stay still, and Rhythm World is the place to see it this summer by Lauren Warnecke

Chicago has long been a breeding ground for tap dance, and the city’s flagship summer festival, Rhythm World, is back.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 06:45AM

Peter Brook, Tony-Winning Theater Director, Dies at 97 by Tim Gray

Peter Brook, the British-born director who won Tonys and Emmys but is best known for his theater work ranging from Broadway’s “Marat/Sade” and “Irma La Douce” to experimental produ…

SOURCE: Variety at 06:44AM

AfteRite + Lore review – Wayne McGregor’s radical Stravinsky double bill by Sarah Crompton

La Scala, MilanIn its world premiere performance, McGregor makes Les Noces his own, while the extraordinary Alessandra Ferri stars in his 2018 take on The Rite of Spring Igor Stravinsky argu…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:18AM

Sunday with Ardal O’Hanlon: ‘I often don’t get out of my tennis gear’ by Roz Lewis

The comedian talks about his love of crosswords, newspapers, vegetables and Better Call SaulWhat time are you up? I’m in no hurry to get out of bed. I suppose I wake up around half past ei…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:18AM

The week in theatre: Rock/ Paper/ Scissors; The Fellowship by Susannah Clapp

Crucible/Lyceum/Studio theatre, Sheffield; Hampstead theatre, LondonTiming is everything in Chris Bush’s theatre-hopping trio of Sheffield plays; the same goes for Roy Williams’s ill-sta…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:18AM

Peter Brook, influential theatre visionary, dies aged 97 by Chris Wiegand Stage Editor

The director’s landmark achievements include a nine-hour Mahabharata, putting Shakespeare on trapezes and directing Olivier, Gielgud and Scofield at the RSC Mark Lawson on Peter Brook: the…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:18AM

The Wizard of Oz Youth Edition at Firebird Children's Theatre - PLAYBILLder

JULY 7 & 8, 2022. Arcola Intermediate School Stage. 1506237. Copyright © 2022 Playbill Online Inc. All marks used by permission.

SOURCE: Google at 06:06AM

Contemporary Black artists claim their place in the world in ‘30 Americans’ exhibit at NBMAA by Susan Dunne

“30 Americans” at New Britain Museum of American Art is a show of artworks about the Black experience interpreted by 30 Black artists.

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 06:00AM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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“On the Verge of Tragedy and Farce”: An Interview with Dmitry Krymov by Sergey Elkin

Dmitry Krymov: artist, director, stage designer, teacher. The son of two of the great theatrical figures of the twentieth century, Anatoly Efros and Natalia Krymova, he started out working a…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 02:24AM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Bonnie and Clyde: Where does guilt really lie? by Amanda Ellison

In 2011 Bonnie and Clyde opened on Broadway. The response was lackluster, and the run ended after only two months.

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 01:12AM
Sunday, July 3, 2022 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Celebrate Audra McDonald's Birthday With These 13 Videos | Playbill

Playbill celebrates the birthday of six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald July 3 with 13 videos that look back at the career of the history-making ...

SOURCE: Google at 12:37AM

It’s This Lady’s Day! Audra McDonald Celebrates Her Birthday July 3 by Michael Wiltbank

Look back at the six-time Tony winner's Broadway career thus far.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

Skylar Astin Completes Run in Off-Broadway Little Shop of Horrors July 3 by Logan Culwell-Block

The Spring Awakening and Pitch Perfect star is departing the Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical to begin filming So Help Me Todd for CBS.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

The Orchard, Starring Mikhail Baryshnikov and Jessica Hecht, Ends Off-Broadway Run July 3 by Andrew Gans

Igor Golyak's adaptation of the Chekhov classic is also available virtually.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

Duncan Sheik and Kyle Jarrow's Noir Completes World Premiere July 3 by Leah Putnam

The new musical starring a cast of Broadway veterans finishes its run at Houston, Texas' Alley Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

13 Videos Celebrating Tony Winner Betty Buckley by Playbill Staff

Playbill commemorates Buckley's birthday July 3 with this look back at memorable performances and defining vocals.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

Celebrate Audra McDonald's Birthday With These 13 Videos by Playbill Staff

Watch just a few of the highlights from the career of the history-making six-time Tony winner.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM

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