Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Broadway Revival (book review) by Wendy Caster

I remember learning in my teens that George Gershwin was only 38 when he died. I felt so sorry for him, but also for me. What music died with him? Gershwin had mentioned to a friend that he …

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Video: Get A Peek At THE GRISWOLDS' BROADWAY VACATION Featuring Hunter Foster, Megan Reinking & More

The Griswolds' Broadway Vacation is now in previews, with opening night on September 22, 2022. Performances play through October 2, 2022. The production stars Hunter Foster as Clark Griswol…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:12PM
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

COME FROM AWAY And New Yorkers for Parks Partner to Support The 21st Annual Daffodil Project

New Yorkers for Parks and the Tony & Olivier Award-winning musical Come From Away joined forces to honor the lives lost to 9/11 by partnering in support of the 21st Annual Daffodil Proje…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:21PM

NPR Series May Help Expand Conversation About Theatre in US by Joe Patti

Keep your radio tuned and your ears open to your local NPR station for the next month or so, especially if you are a theatre professional. The network is doing a series over the next five we…

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

New book, album, and Sunday concerts at NYC’s 54 Below pay tribute to Sondheim by Deb Miller

Since the passing of Stephen Sondheim last November, tributes to the life and legacy of the legendary Broadway composer and lyricist have continued with unabated love, respect, and admiratio…

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After a COVID stop in 2020, ExPats Theatre brings back ‘Einstein’s Wife’ by News Desk

What if Albert and Mileva Einstein could go back in time? A bold take on the tale of a gifted woman in the shadow of a brilliant man.

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VANGARI’S “Funny You Should Ask” Exuded Plenty of Charm and Joy at Don’t Tell Mama by Marilyn Lester

Not only do Evangaline Johns and Ariana Johns share a surname, by virtue of DNA they are also mother and daughter—as well as a duo of certifiable charm and talent. How delightful that they…

SOURCE: NiteLifeExchange at 08:13PM
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Show Talks featuring Brodrick Ryans with Special Guest Nicholas Japaul Bernard: Choir Boy PART 2 by The 5th Avenue Theatre

Watch Part 1: Fellow theater artist and assistant company manager, Brodrick Ryans sits down with Nicholas Japaul Bernard. Transcript:…

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Show Talks featuring Brodrick Ryans with Special Guest Nicholas Japaul Bernard: Choir Boy PART 1 by The 5th Avenue Theatre

Watch Part 2: Fellow theater artist and assistant company manager, Brodrick Ryans sits down with Nicholas Japaul Bernard. Transcript:…

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THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Proves Good Comedy is No Joke by Lauren Van Hemert

A technically well-executed and precise Theatre Raleigh production of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG proves comedy is no laughing matter. The post THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Proves Good Comedy is No…

SOURCE: Beltline to Broadway at 07:14PM
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Burn: Alan Cumming Goes Into His Dance by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★☆☆ The Tony-winning actor intrigues as Scottish poet Robert Burns in a solo dance show The post Burn: Alan Cumming Goes Into His Dance appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 06:45PM

Jonathan Bailey Will Play Fiyero in Wicked Film by Logan Culwell-Block

The Bridgerton star is also a stage vet who won an Olivier for his performance in Marianne Elliott's revival of Company in London's West End.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:19PM

Janine LaManna and Felicia Finley to Lead Regional Premiere of THE PROM

The White Plains Performing Arts Center has announced the cast for its upcoming Mainstage production of THE PROM, playing October 7 – 23. Leading the cast are Broadway Veterans Janine L…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:17PM

Myles Frost, Ariana DeBose & More Make Ebony's Power 100 List

EBONY has just announced its 2022 Power 100 list, honoring the remarkable achievements of African-Americans across industries on October 29th, 2022.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:16PM

Final days to view The Wizard of Oz and Spike Lee galleries at the Academy Museum by Pauline Adamek

The Art of Moviemaking: The Wizard of Oz and Director’s Inspiration: Spike Lee, both part of the Academy Museum of Motion Picture’s acclaimed Stories of Cinema exhibition, will close…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 06:13PM

“Jagged Little Pill” musical at The Pantages – reviewed by Pauline Adamek

Alanis Morissette changed the world with her ground-breaking album Jagged Little Pill, released in 1995, when she was only 21 years old. It marks an astonishing debut for the Canadian-Americ…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 06:13PM

Hear from Lea Michele, Chazz Palminteri, James Earl Jones & More on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Fadal, this episode will air in New York City on September 25…

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Olivier Winner & Bridgerton Star Jonathan Bailey to Play Fiyero in Wicked Films by Caitlin Moynihan

The upcoming Wicked movie has found its Winkie prince. Olivier winner and Bridgerton star Jonathan Bailey will play Fiyero in the film adaptation. Director Jon M. Chu confirmed the news on T…

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Cyndi Lauper & Jerry Mitchell on Bringing Kinky Boots Back to New York by Lindsey Sullivan

Kinky Boots is back on the New York stage. The musical, which won six Tony Awards when it first landed on Broadway in 2013, is now playing off-Broadway at Stage 42. On The Broadway Show, Br…

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Bridgerton's Jonathan Bailey to Play Fiyero in the Two-Part Wicked Movie

Bailey joins a cast led by Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Ann Talman and The Shadow of Her Smile Was a Triumph in Storytelling by Marilyn Lester

Actress Ann Talman is no stranger to the stage as a gifted monologist. Talman is also an award-winning documentary filmmaker and a four-time Broadway vet, so she knows her way around storyte…

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Check Out Crystal Lucas-Perry's Original Tune 'With A Me,' Inspired by Her Broadway Turn as John Adams in 1776 by Talaura Harms

"Now I'm a part of a club I was never meant to belong. But they say history can be made with a she...can be made with a me."

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Check Out Photos of Steven Skybell, Debbie Gravitte, and More in Lyric Opera of Chicago's Fiddler on the Roof by Andrew Gans, Michael Wiltbank

Skybell, who will also be seen in the November return of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, reprises his award-winning work as Tevye—in English.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

World Premiere of Suzan-Lori Parks' Sally & Tom Finds Its Cast by Logan Culwell-Block

The new play, a look at the story of Sally Hemmings and Thomas Jefferson and its parallels with modern day, begins at the Guthrie in October.

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U.K. and Ireland Tour of Jersey Boys Will Welcome New Cast Members by Andrew Gans

The tour opened in November 2021 at New Wimbledon Theatre and is currently scheduled through April 2023.

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What Jane Krakowski-Gavin Creel Dance Move Did They Dub the 'Still Got It'? by Seth Rudetsky

Plus, Seth shares other hilarious highlights from his concert with Jane and spills which surgery made Lena Hall's voice "a million times better."

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Take A First Look of the Off-Broadway Premiere of The Kilbanes' Weightless by Michael Wiltbank

The indie rock musical is based on the band's concept album and Ovid’s Metamorphoses.

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Real Talk: Can Broadway Broaden Its Access and Impact? by American Theatre Editors

Broadway producers Ron Simons and Hunter Arnold talk about the changes they've seen (and been a part of) in their field, and point to the changes that are still needed.

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Mark Morris Dance Group presents “The Look of Love” at the BroadStage by Pauline Adamek

Following the roaring success of his Beatles tribute Pepperland, Mark Morris teams up again with musical collaborator Ethan Iverson (The Bad Plus) for The Look of Love, a wistful and heart…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 04:03PM

VLOG: Go Backstage At INTO THE WOODS With Kennedy Kennedy Kanagawa - Episode 2

It's week 2 and BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of Into the Woods on Broadway with our new vlog series by Kennedy Kanagawa, who puppeteers breakout star Milky White on Broadway.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:00PM

James Lapine & Susan Stroman to Join Beowulf Boritt for Book Reading & Discussion at The Drama Book Shop

The Drama Book Shop will host a reading, discussion and signing for Tony Award-winning set designer Beowulf Boritt’s new book, Transforming Space Over Time: Set Design and Visual Storytell…

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Faust et Hélène & L’heure espagnole by Tony Marinelli

Maurice Ravel’s delightful 'L’heure espagnole," usually paired with his other opera, "L’enfant et les sortilèges," is here paired with "Faust et Hélène," an obscure cantata by Lili …

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Boogie-woogie 2, pandemic 0 by Steve Krakow

We won’t know the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic for many years, not least because they haven’t stopped piling up. Bodily sickness, mental illness, financial loss—everyone seems to h…

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A Capital Season by American Theatre Editors

Theatre folks from Alaska to Ohio to Misssissippi tell us where they're seeing the most change and what they'd like to see on a stage in the coming season.

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HERE Announces New Digital Platform, URHERE by American Theatre Editors

Designed to provide access to innovative outdoor and digital premieres, as well as archival works from the HERE vault, it will launch in November.

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VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE PROM In The Netherlands

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Dutch production of The Prom. The production is currently touring to various venues across the Netherlands.

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Mel and Ella Swing! by Holli Harms

They filled our hearts and souls and left us dancing and singing all the way home; on the subway, the street, up the elevator, and into bed.

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Players by Edward Kliszus

The troupe aptly expressed the story with its twists and turns, plot and subplots, and its sojourn into the supernatural world of the night forest. We were indeed transported into the supern…

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This Beautiful Future by Sarah Downs

I am sure I am missing something, but reading the many words of praise for this play, extolling its beauty and otherworldly, paradigm shifting style, I have to wonder if I saw the same show …

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Review: Marianne Cornetti, a sassy, singing witch, steals the show in Pittsburgh Opera's 'Rusalka' by Jeremy Reynolds / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This ain’t no Disney story. In the Czech variant of the tale, things go bump in the night, set to fluid melodies by the composer Dvorak. 

SOURCE: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 03:26PM

Carol Burnett Leading Campaign to Rename Theater for Hal Prince by Michael Paulson

The Majestic Theater has housed “The Phantom of the Opera,” which Prince directed, for the entire 35 years of its run.

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David Ellenstein Named Interim Artistic Director of Laguna Playhouse  by American Theatre Editors

Currently artistic director of North Coast Rep in nearby Solano Beach, Ellenstein will also fill in at the Playhouse until they find a permanent replacement for Anne E. Wareham.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:17PM

The Voice Finalist Koryn Hawthorne Joins Cast of Chicago Children of Eden Concert by Logan Culwell-Block

The Stephen Schwartz-John Caird musical tells the biblical stories of Adam and Eve and Noah's Ark.

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Tony-Winning Set Designer Beowulf Boritt to Hold Reading and Discussion at The Drama Book Shop by Leah Putnam

Tony winners James Lapine and Susan Stroman will speak with Boritt on his new book Transforming Space Over Time.

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VIDEO: Carol Burnett Calls for the Majestic Theatre to be Renamed the Harold Prince Theatre

Entertainment icon Carol Burnett has taken to social media to call for the Majestic Theatre to be renamed the Harold Prince Theatre. See Burnett's video message here!

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Carol Burnett Launches Social Media Campaign To Rename Majestic Theatre For Harold Prince by Greg Evans

Encouraging her fans and fellow Broadway-goers to spread the hashtag “The Majestic Is Fit For A Prince,” TV and stage icon Carol Burnett has launched a social media campaign to get Broad…

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

“Scene with Cranes” to make its world premier at REDCAT by Pauline Adamek

A new play commissioned and produced by CalArts Center for New Performance (CNP) has been chose to launch its 20th anniversary season, commencing on Thursday, September 29, 2022.  You�…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 02:55PM

“The Woman King” reviewed by Pauline Adamek

Viola Davis dominates the screen, leading an equally powerful ensemble cast in the historical drama The Woman King. Stocky and stacked, her formidable and intense presence is riveting to wat…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 02:55PM

Four Saints in Three Acts by Joel Benjamin

Greenspan isn’t always totally clear when switching points of view, but made up for this by turning the entire, long script into a wonderland of gestures, vocalizations, postures and movem…

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Carol Burnett Wants to Rename the Majestic Theatre in Honor of Harold Prince

The Majestic has been home to The Phantom of the Opera, which Prince directed, for the last 34 years.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 02:42PM

“Sweeney Todd” by Kokandy Productions

Remarkable things happen in the cramped basement of the Chopin Theatre in Wicker Park. Enter Stephen Sondheim’s "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street."

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VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For Sarah Jones' SELL/BUY/DATE Film Adaption

Produced by Meryl Streep, Sell/Buy/Date is a hybrid doc/narrative following Tony winning performer and comedian Sarah Jones. Through interviews and even celebrity cameos, this film poses the…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:18PM

Looking to check out local writers? Hartford Book Festival has you covered with 3 days of literary events by Christopher Arnott

The fourth annual Hartford Book Festival takes place at the Hartford Public Library and the Free Center. The local literary gathering includes readings from a variety of Connecticut writers …

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 02:11PM

Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski by Jk Clarke

By Carole di Tosti . . .  The truth is not easy knowing. Indeed, human beings have infinite capacity to ignore things that are not convenient. The words are from the New York premiere of Re…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 02:07PM

Carol Burnett: Rename Broadway's Majestic Theatre for the Late Harold Prince by Logan Culwell-Block

Prince directed The Phantom of the Opera, set to end its historic run at the Majestic in February.

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See Broadway Alums Mia Pinero, Ellen Harvey, and Alexandra Silber in World Premiere of Lend Me a Soprano by Leah Putnam

The comedy by Ken Ludwig, a twist on his Lend Me a Tenor, plays Houston, Texas' Alley Theatre.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Jonathan Bailey In Talks to Join WICKED Movie as Fiyero

Bridgerton star Jonathan Bailey is in talks to join the upcoming film adaption of Wicked as Fiyero. Bailey wold join the previously announced Ariana Grande as Glinda and Cynthia Erivo as Elp…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:58PM

An immigrant family’s grief and joy meet in ‘Nine Night’ at Round House Theatre by Malcolm Lewis Barnes

A popular triumph in London, Natasha Gordon’s beautiful debut play centers on a Jamaican funerary tradition of celebration and reverence.

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NY Pops Underground Raises Funds and Awareness by Sandi Durell

Broadway favorite Elizabeth Stanley headlined The New York Pops Underground cabaret performance on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 54 Below, performing selections from The event begins …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 01:50PM

Mama, just killed a samurai! How Japan used Queen to liven up Romeo and Juliet by Arifa Akbar

How do you give the star-cross’d lovers a lift? Drop them in 12th-century Japan and add a classic Queen album. As it opens in Britain, A Night at the Kabuki sends shivers down our writer�…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:37PM

Love All review – Dorothy L Sayers’s battle-of-the-sexes comedy lacks bite by Arifa Akbar

Jermyn Street theatre, LondonA bestselling romance writer leaves his wife for a glamorous new partner in this 1940 play whose gender politics feel toothless now Dorothy L Sayers is not prima…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:37PM

Review: Alan Cumming Explores the Dark Side of Robert Burns by Brian Seibert

In “Burn,” a one-man dance-theater work, Alan Cumming tries to reveal the inner life of the Scottish poet Robert Burns.

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Review: Alan Cumming Plays Scotland's National Poet in Burn

The hourlong piece presents the life of Robert Burns through dance.

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The Prom Set to Open at the White Plains Performing Arts Center

Casting has been announced for the regional production of Chad Beguelin, Bob Martin, and Matthew Sklar's musical comedy.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:33PM

The Real Story Behind Long Wharf Theatre's Exit by Frank Rizzo

It was sometime in the late 1970s when I attended my first show at Long Wharf Theatre. I was new to New Haven and only knew of the theatre—then just a dozen years old—by its reputation f…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 01:26PM

Dominic Fumusa Takes the Stage In a Play That Scares Him With ‘Jasper’ by Harry Haun

The actor — known for his role on 'Nurse Jackie' — talks about the challenges of playing a father with an ill son — and a fantasy life — in 'Jasper.'

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See Everyone On the Line in Production Photos of STAGES St. Louis' A Chorus Line by Leah Putnam

The non-profit company brings the Tony-winning musical to life in Missouri.

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Jasper by Joseph Pisano

Most poignantly, when Drew starts to wonder if maybe their son's survival has been the opposite of a blessing, Andrea expresses horror for a thought that, thanks to Pimentel's touchingly sub…

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THE MUSIC MAN Cast Recording to be Released This Friday

The official cast recording of the Broadway revival of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man, starring two-time Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy Award-winning star Hugh Jackman as Professo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:07PM

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS' Khadija Sankoh Takes Over Our Instagram Today!

Today is the day it all began in Little Shop of Horrors! To celebrate, tune into our Instagram story today as Khadija Sankoh takes you behind the scenes of her day at Little Shop of Horrors!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:07PM

The Weekly BSR Arts and Culture Roundup, September 21-27, 2022 by Kyle V. Hiller

This week features a mystical play about freedom and brotherhood, a night market for foodies, the Latin American Book Fair, Philly Film Showcase, and more. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.

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Beverly Hills Bar Assn. Honors Two Legal Eagles: Mathew Rosengart and David Cowan by Malinasaval

It’s midnight on a hot July Thursday at the David Kempinski hotel in Tel Aviv and Mathew Rosengart is in the lobby poring over a legal brief. A litigator-cum-shareholder at Greenberg Traur…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:00PM
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at noon (Broadway Time)

Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster-Led The Music Man Revival Cast Album Sets Release Date by Logan Culwell-Block

The album from Accidental Jacket Entertainment in partnership with Time-Life features the revival's original Broadway cast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:55PM

Check Out Production Photos From The Crucible at London's National by Andrew Gans, Michael Wiltbank

Lyndsey Turner directs the revival of the Arthur Miller classic.

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Opera Philadelphia presents: Festival O22: Opera on Film by Gail Obenreder

Gail Obenreder previews Opera Philadelphia’s Festival O22, which features 30 films screened at the Philadelphia Film Center.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:53PM

Dangerous Desires in “Marie It’s Time” by Morgan Skolnik

Why is this boy-kills-girl play different from all other boy-kills-girl plays? For starters, it might not be, but for me, Marie It’s Time, Julia Jarcho’s delightfully perverse riff on th…

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A Welcome Gust of Weird, and Adventures in Shadow Puppetry by Laura Collins-Hughes

“My Onliness” is voluptuous and frenetic, while “This and That” is a slip of a show. Both are pleasingly peculiar.

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New Podcast Alert! The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: Uncut Is a New Weekly Companion to the Emmy-Winning Series by

The Emmy-winning series The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal has launched a weekly companion podcast The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: Uncut. It features extended interviews and content …

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Cooking up Koshersoul with chef Michael Twitty by Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer

Chef Michael Twitty, a James Beard Award-winning chef, food historian, and author of Koshersoul, serves up conversation at the Weitzman this week. Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer previews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:31PM

Photo: 'Scream Queens' Lea Michele & Jamie Lee Curtis Reunite at FUNNY GIRL

A Scream Queens reunion took place when Jamie Lee Curtis paid a visit to her former co-star Lea Michele at Funny Girl! See a photo of the reunion here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:26PM

Teaser for the World Premiere of The Griswolds' Broadway Vacation at The 5th Avenue Theatre by The 5th Avenue Theatre

They’ve been to Wally World, they’ve been to Vegas, and now the Griswolds are going to… Broadway! Yes, the characters you know and love from the hit Warner Bros. Vacation movies are ba…

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Broadway Records to Celebrate 10th Anniversary With Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below by Leah Putnam

The one-night-only event will star Tony nominees Orfeh and Andy Karl, Samantha Williams, and more.

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Ariana DeBose, Kandi Burruss, Myles Frost, More Make 2022 Ebony Power 100 List by Logan Culwell-Block

The list and accompanying gala honor the achievements of African-Americans across industries.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:19PM

Janine LaManna and Felicia Finley Will Lead The Prom at White Plains Performing Arts Center by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway musical plays the Westchester venue October 7–23.

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Philly Fringe 2022: Shavon Norris’s Me and Jesus and Prince and Captain Jean-Luc Picard in a One Bedroom apartment in the Bronx by Eileen B. Fisher

Shavon Norris welcomes us in as she dances, speaks and chants a lively testament to the artifacts of her life. Eileen B. Fisher previews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:16PM

Review Roundup: JAGGED LITTLE PILL on Tour; Read All of the Reviews!

The National Tour of Jagged Little Pill is now underway! The tour opened in Las Vegas on September 6. Read all of the reviews for Jagged Little Pill on tour.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:14PM

Review: Rose at the Park Theatre by Jess Young

A one-woman show starring Dame Maureen Lipman was always going to be an epic evening, and it did not disappoint… I’m almost ashamed to admit that it was my first time visiting the Park T…

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat by Mirvish Productions


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VIDEO: Lea Michele Discusses Relating to FUNNY GIRL on THE DREW BARRYMORE SHOW

On the latest episode of The Drew Barrymore Show, Lea Michele sat down on the stage of the August Wilson Theatre with Barrymore to discuss her current Broadway run as Fanny Brice in Funny Gi…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:54AM

Highlights from Goodspeed's 42nd Street by Goodspeed Musicals

42nd Street at Goodspeed Musicals Sept 16 - Nov 6, 2022 The Goosdpeed, East Haddam, CT Learn more: 42nd Street—the big, bright tap dancing ext…

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See Photos of Funny Girl Stars Lea Michele & Tovah Feldshuh on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Nobody's gonna rain on their parade! After stepping out of Funny Girl due to COVID-19, Glee star Lea Michele is back in the production, and now, there are wonderful photos of her in the sho…

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Watch Caesar Samayoa in an Exclusive Performance From Off-Broadway’s Los Otros by Roberto Araujo

The Michael John LaChiusa and Ellen Fitzhugh musical continues its limited run through October 8.

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John Dickson Joins Robe North America Sales Team by Debi Moen

Robe North America expands its sales team with the appointment of John Dickson as Central U.S. Sales Manager, starting Oct. 1, 2022. Based in Austin, TX, Dickson will bring more than 25 year…


Photos: First Look at Lea Michele & Tovah Feldshuh in FUNNY GIRL on Broadway

Hello, gorgeous! The company of Funny Girl recently welcomed two new greatest stars- Lea Michele as “Fanny Brice” and Tovah Feldshuh as “Mrs. Rosie Brice”. Check out a first look …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:15AM

Tina – The Tina Turner Musical cast teach the Proud Mary choreography by Official London Theatre

From big wheels turning to rivers rolling, you can now learn the iconic Proud Mary choreography with The West End cast of Tina – The Tina Turner Musical. 00:00 - Introduction 00:30 - Chor…

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Greatest Days Tour | Take That Musical UK Tour 2023 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Greatest Days - The Official Take That Musical tour will visit theatres around the UK and Ireland from 5 May 2023. This post Greatest Days Tour | Take That Musical UK Tour 20…

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Daniel Evans and Tamara Harvey to Lead Royal Shakespeare Company by Leah Putnam

The two collaborators will become the RSC's co-artistic directors next year.

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See New Photos of Tovah Feldshuh and Lea Michele in Funny Girl on Broadway by Heather Gershonowitz

The pair joined the company September 6 at the August Wilson Theatre.

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Watch Sheryl Lee Ralph Recall Her Dreamgirls Audition on The Jennifer Hudson Show by Andrew Gans

The recent Emmy winner also shared a few of Michael Bennett's steps with Dreamgirls Oscar winner Hudson.

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David Alan Grier Joins Beauty and the Beast ABC TV Special by Logan Culwell-Block

In the Heights and Wicked film director Jon M. Chu will executive produce the animated-live action hybrid version of the Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical.

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The Broadhurst Theatre box office opens today at 10 AM for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical. A Beautiful Noise will begin preview performances Wednesday, November 2 ahead of a Sun…

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‘Deeply human & beautifully performed’: AGE IS A FEELING – Soho Theatre by Laura Kressly

Hayley McGee’s monologue Age Is A Feeling at the Soho Theatre, narrating an unnamed person’s life, from age 25 through the years after the they die, hones in on key episodes that irrevoc…

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Photos: Go Inside The COME FROM AWAY Gander Concerts

Go inside Come From Away: The Concert Steele Community Centre in Gander and September 19-21 at the Mary Brown's Centre in St. John's, which brought home the musical about the small Canadian …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:56AM

4Wall and CHAUVET Support LD Griffin McCravy for Motion Student Conference by Michael Eddy

Ideally, change should put new ideas in motion. When it does, good results invariably happen. The  production team that created dynamic looks for the Church of the Highland’s aptly named …


Coheed and Cambria Summer Tour with Squeek Lights and Artiste Picasso™ by Debi Moen

Rock band Coheed and Cambria weave an imaginative tale across multiple albums through storytelling and hard driving music. The latest chapter in the Amory Wars storyline, which plays out on …


Video: Judy Kaye Reveals How Her Looks Factored into Not Being Cast in ASPECTS OF LOVE

In a recent interview with Alexander Rodriguez for the “On the Rocks Radio Show,” two-time Tony Award Winner Judy Kaye explained why her looks factored into not getting the leading role …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:42AM

Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man and the Pool to Bow on Broadway This Fall by

Mike Birbiglia's latest solo work Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man and the Pool is coming to Broadway. The new comedy will begin performances at Lincoln Center Theater's Vivian Beaumont Theat…

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Lincoln Center Theater opera ‘Intimate Apparel’ to have broadcast premiere on PBS by Deb Miller

As part of the 50th anniversary season of the Great Performances series on PBS (channel 13 in NYC) and the PBS video app, Intimate Apparel will have its broadcast premiere this Friday, Septe…

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Fran drops an elegant new single about loneliness and estrangement by J.r. Nelson and Leor Galil

The Reader has praised Maria Jacobson, leader of local indie-rock project Fran, for her “taut, serene singing” and for her well-written songs, which are “sharpened by a pristine elegan…

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The Apology review – powerful tale of wartime ‘comfort women’ by Arifa Akbar

Arcola, LondonKyo Choi’s shocking and intelligent play tells the story of a Korean woman who was forced into military sex slavery for Japanese troops at the age of 16 The Apology dramatise…

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The Theater at War by Maya Phillips

In shows like “The Burnt City,” the chaos of war meets the curated artifice of performance, our critic writes. But “Oresteia” took a different view, and the audience was better for i…

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Watch: Into the Woods’ Montego Glover Shares Her 5 Dressing Room Essentials by Playbill

Tony nominee Montego Glover, who shares the role of The Witch in the Broadway revival of Into the Woods with Tony winner Patina Miller, recently stopped by the Playbill Studio to share her f…

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Photos: Funny Girl Releases Production Photos With Lea Michele as Fanny Brice

Get a first look at Michele as Broadway's "greatest star."

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[Broadway Grosses w/e 9/18/2022]Waving Through a Window by Ken Davenport

Last week we said happy trails to Dear Evan Hansen.... The post [Broadway Grosses w/e 9/18/2022]Waving Through a Window first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Everyone & A Giant Worm by NPR

Comedian Karen Chee and Emma meet a giant worm and learn how to write a spooky children's book.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 9am (Broadway Time)

GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, September 21, 2022 by Susan Grace

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Dramatists Legal Defense Fund Presents Special Podcast Banned Together: An Anti-Censorship Podcast by Leah Putnam

In honor of Banned Books Week, the podcast about censorship in theatre will feature performances by Bryan Cranston, Raúl Esparza, Celia Keenan Bolger, and more.

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Check Out New Production Photos From Off-Broadway's Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood by Michael Wiltbank

The revue recently returned to the York Theatre Company for a limited engagement.

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See West End Star Jason Langley in the International Tour of Fisherman’s Friends: The Musical by Michael Wiltbank

The tour is making stops throughout the U.K., Ireland, and Canada.

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Reviews: What Do Critics Have to Say About Off-Broadway's This Beautiful Future? by Leah Putnam

The play about two young lovers during WWII opened at Cherry Lane Theater September 20.

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London Production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Will Play Toronto by Andrew Gans

Linzi Hateley and Jac Yarrow will repeat their roles in the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical.

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Tradition with a twist by Deanna Isaacs

Lyric Opera introduced Chicago audiences to director Barrie Kosky last year, when it brought his production of The Magic Flute—created for Komische Oper Berlin, where he’s been music dir…

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Landless Theatre’s compact ‘Camelot’ comes with big voices by Dana Roberts

A well-rounded cast of 10 talented actors delights the audience and honors most of the beloved characters and well-known songs.

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Watch the Trailer for Sell/Buy/Date, Tony Recipient Sarah Jones' Exploration of the Sex Industry by Talaura Harms

Known for her multi-character solo shows, Jones brings her fictional characters into the documentary-narrative hybrid film, executive produced by Meryl Streep.

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by Linda Amiel Burns . . . At Town Hall on September 19, 2022, Scott Siegel’s renowned series, Broadway By The Year, closed its 21st season with a “One Night Only History of Broadway So…

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Start of fall season uplifts Broadway box office as four productions begin previews by Caitlin Hornik

With the fall season of productions underway, Broadway’s box office saw a significant uptick. For the week ending Sept. 18, the 24 productions on Broadway grossed $24,954,517 and played to…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:02AM

What to know about Seattle’s 2022-23 theater season by Jerald Pierce

Seattle's theaters have made strides in diversifying whose work is shown on area stages. What progress does a deeper dive into the upcoming season show?

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Now boarding at gate 1619, a hilarious ‘Ain’t No Mo’’ from Woolly Mammoth by Ajani Jones

The show, deeply rooted in its Blackness, is at its core a satire built upon the Black American experience.

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Broadway's Catherine Wreford Ledlow and Craig Ramsay Win THE AMAZING RACE CANADA

Best friends and Broadway performers Catherine Wreford Ledlow and Craig Ramsay took home the top prize on The Amazing Race Canada on Tuesday night. 

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Universal Power: A Review of Fiddler on the Roof at Lyric Opera of Chicago by Ted C. Fishman

Fiddler's universal power emerges from how the show portrays the details that are particular to the lives of the characters.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, September 21, 2022 by Matt Tamanini

“Beetlejuice” Announces Closing in January, Birbiglia Coming Back to Broadway This Fall, Grace Finally Saw “SIX” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hi…

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Grace Bradley: More Than Mrs. Hopalong by Trav S.D.

Brooklyn born Grace Bradley (1913-2010) was a child prodigy whose piano skills got her a scholarship to the Eastman School of Music when she was only 12 years old. There, she also learned to…

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‘Hard to imagine a better production of the play than this one’: DISTINGUISHED VILLA – Finborough Theatre ★★★ by Alun Hood

The Finborough has a rich and noble history of rediscovering lost dramatic gems, alongside their programme of new work (this year’s Bacon and Pennyroyal are two of my favourite new plays s…

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Experience Some ‘Transylvania Mania’: “The La Mirada Theatre” Scares Up A Monstrously Entertaining Regional Premiere Of London’s Revised “ by Leo Buck

A bona-fide laugh-fest, this new rendering puts the comedy and absurdity first and foremost, so anyone who thinks they know what’s in store should take heed: Prepare for an utterly new the…

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Ian Shaw hunts for the father who hunted for a great white shark in ‘Jaws’ in the stage comedy ‘The Shark Is Broken’ by Joshua Chong - Staff Reporter

Ian Shaw plays his father, Robert Shaw, who died three years after starring as maniacal shark hunter Quint in the blockbuster thriller.

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Mayorkun has grown swiftly into one of Nigeria’s most reliable pop stars by Joshua Minsoo Kim

In early 2016, Nigerian songwriter Mayorkun posted a video of himself covering “The Money,” a 2015 single by Nigerian American pop star Davido. At the time, Mayorkun was dissatisfied wit…

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 6am (Broadway Time)

American theater is changing — here's why by Bob Mondello

In the first of our six-part series, NPR's Bob Mondello explains how the theater that most Americans see is being transformed.

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Wake Up With BWW 9/21: BEETLEJUICE Sets Closing, GUYS & DOLLS Casting, and More!

Top stories include Beetlejuice setting its closing date for January 2023. Plus, additional casting has been announced for Guys and Dolls at the Kennedy Center, and more.

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UK vs USA with the cast of Eureka Day by Official London Theatre

Eureka Day cast members, Mark McKinney (Headteacher, Don) and Ben Schnetzer (Eli, parent and executive committee member) hilariously take on the American vs Brits quiz. Eureka Day, by Jona…

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'I’m a wild card, man': Comedian J.B. Smoove previews his Carnegie of Homestead show by Joshua Axelrod / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The “Curb Your Enthusiasm” star will be stopping by Munhall Saturday on his “Physical Therapy” tour.

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Stratford Festival’s 2023 season to headline venerable classics, new Canadian works and two musicals by Joshua Chong - Staff Reporter,karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Kimberley Rampersad’s production of “King Lear” will open the festival, which runs from mid-April through October

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‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ to play Toronto’s Princess of Wales Theatre this winter by Joshua Chong - Staff Reporter

Jac Yarrow will star in the title role, with West End and Broadway actor Linzi Hateley as the narrator.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 5am (Broadway Time)

In ‘Joyce’s Women,’ 2 Great Irish Writers Square Up by Roisin Kiberd

Edna O’Brien’s latest stage work, at the Abbey Theater in Dublin, imagines the inner lives of important female figures around James Joyce.

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Malthouse Theatre reveal first 5 productions of 2023 season by Gabi Bergman

Malthouse unveils its first five productions of 2023, running the gamut from bloodthirsty vampires in Tasmania to an exposé of

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This Beautiful Future by Jk Clarke

By Ron Fassler . . .  In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, it is the verbose Polonius who offers the immortal advice that “brevity is the soul of wit.” It gets a laugh in any good production of t…

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Four Saints in Three Acts by Jk Clarke

By Marcina Zaccaria . . .  In a ritual-based world where theater is a healing practice, Four Saints in Three Acts might be considered a whirly, spiritual pathway, dense with repetition.  A…

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Disney’s FROZEN the Musical celebrates 500 Australian shows by Aussie Theatre

Tonight’s Wednesday September 21st evening performance at Crown Theatre Perth, will mark the 500 th performance of Disney’s Frozen in

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Works by sculptor, poet, novelist Barbara Chase-Riboud debut in St. Louis by Aisha Sultan | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Exhibition at Pulitzer Arts Foundation includes 40 major sculptures and 20 drawings spanning six decades.

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An unforgetable elephant haunts ‘Mlima’s Tale’ by Lynn Nottage at 1st Stage by Gregory Ford

Mlima’s magnificence is given powerful embodiment by actor Jeremy Keith Hunter, whose deeply committed performance anchors this production.

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QPAC and Griffith University Partner Up for the Stage by Aussie Theatre

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) and Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU) today announced a milestone partnership that will see

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 3am (Broadway Time)

COME FROM AWAY – the Global Musical Sensation returns to Sydney by Aussie Theatre

The Tony and Olivier Award-winning hit musical COME FROM AWAY is garnering rave reviews and rapturous standing ovations for its

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Talkin' Broadway Off-Broadway - "This Beautiful Future" - 9/20/22 by James Wilson

This Beautiful Future defies cogent description, and it needs to be experienced to understand how the strange, disturbing, and life-affirming elements all fit perfectly together under Jack S…

SOURCE: TalkinBroadway at 02:53AM

Next To Pick Up The Reins by Joe Patti

Since there is a bit of a cross-readership, many of you may have already seen that Drew McManus announced yesterday that he was going to cease posting regularly on the Adaptistration blog. D…

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‘It could have some negative pushback’: has extreme comedian Kim Noble finally gone too far? by Brian Logan

In Lullaby for Scavengers, the no-holds-barred performance artist returns to outfox and outrage audiences. He talks about trying to snog his mother, bathing with maggots and being an ‘old …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:33AM

Once even Jews would utter the word ‘Jew’ in a whisper. Now it is up in lights by Jonathan Freedland

The fate of Jewish people is to be seen through a lens clouded by centuries of myth and imaginings. For a new play, I spoke to 12 British Jews whose stories illustrate the painful – and ev…

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CHICAGO – CLOC Musical Theatre by Aussie Theatre

The Roaring 20s… Prohibition… Speakeasies… Flappers… Jazz… Dance… …and a world of crime, corruption, sex, and murder, all of which

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 1am (Broadway Time)

BATSH*T featuring Leah Shelton by Aussie Theatre

Strapped in, belted up and dressed to kill, psycho siren Leah Shelton returns to the stage with a horror show

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PODCAST: Stages of Our City, Episode 22: “Jagged Little Pill,” “Oklahoma!” and “13” by Steven Morris

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Jagged Little Pill by Steven Morris

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Interview: Lea Michele and Tovah Feldshuh on Becoming Funny Girl's New Fanny and Rosie

The two stars take on the iconic roles at the August Wilson Theatre.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Bearings by Steven Morris

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World Premiere of Laura Winters' All of Me Begins at Barrington Stage Company September 21 by Andrew Gans

Ashley Brooke Monroe directs the limited run at the Massachusetts venue.

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World Premiere Musical How to Dance in Ohio Begins Run at Syracuse Stage September 21 by Logan Culwell-Block

The neurodiverse work is directed by Sammi Cannold and stars Rent Tony winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia.

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Blues for an Alabama Sky, With Samira Wiley, Osy Ikhile, Giles Terera, Begins at London's National September 21 by Andrew Gans

Lynette Linton, artistic director of the Bush Theatre, makes her National Theatre directing debut.

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Previews Begin September 21 for Mabou Mine's Revival of María Irene Fornés’ Mud/Drowning by Leah Putnam

Co-presented with Weathervane Productions, JoAnne Akalaitis returns to direct.

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Top 5 Stage Performances to Stream This Weekend September 23-25 - See the opera 'Intimate Apparel,' a text conversation between Stoppard and Beckett, by Raven Snook

In-person shows have been back for over a year now, but sometimes we want to get our theatre fix at home. Thankfully, there are still wonderful stage performances to watch online. Our carefu…

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In 'Cost of Living,' I Finally See My Reality on Broadway - As a theatre lover with CP, I've been waiting decades for characters—and actors—who lo by Ronni Krasnow

As a longtime theatre lover with cerebral palsy, I've been waiting decades for characters—and actors—who look like me I saw my first Broadway show, Annie, when I was 10 years old. The ex…

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WATCH: TDF's 'Cost of Living' Conversation - Gregg Mozgala and Kara Young on coming to Broadway in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play

Gregg Mozgala and Kara Young on coming to Broadway in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Kara Young is new to Cost of Living while Gregg Mozgala has been with Martyna Majok’s play since its f…

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DANCE NEWS: The Full List of 2022 Bessie Nominations Plus A 'Service to the Field' Award for The Dance Enthusiast's Christine Jowers! by The Dance Enthusiast

“Artists are vital to the health of our society. We honor their process, labor, creative dedication, and service with this year’s nominations.” — Bessies Executive Director Heather …

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