Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 7pm (Broadway Time)


The folks over at Barrington Stage Company are having so much fun withBroadway Bounty Hunterthat they've created some digital trading cards for the all of the characters in the show

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VIDEO: OH, HELLO's Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland Insist Their Broadway Show Is Universal by Michael Dale

While OH, HELLO's Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland, the comedy alter egos of Nick Kroll Comedy Central's 'Kroll Show' and John Mulaney Netflix's 'The Comeback Kid', may seem like highly cu…

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Elitch Theatre celebrates 125 years with gala event by Joe Vaccarelli

Work to restore the historic Elitch Theatre continues as some small performances return to teh stage during the northwest Denver theater's 125th year.

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THE LAYOVER - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

When it comes to exploring the darkest regions of the human soul in search of the reasons we behave in the devastating ways we do, few playwrights are more experienced or gifted than Leslye …

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A DAY BY THE SEA - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Michael Portantiere

The program for the Mint Theater Company's production of N.C. Hunter's A Day by the Sea tells us that the author “took his place among the leading British dramatists of the 1950s,” but i…

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Figuring Out D Deb Debbie Deborah by Hayley Huntley

by HALEY HUNTLEY Deb Debbie Deborah doesn’t make sense. Jerry Lieblich’s play skirts logic, defies pattern, and resists resolution. It knows it’s doing those things, though, and yo…

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Rising Star: Sarrita Hunn embraces many roles in the art world by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Sarrita Hunn is an artist for whom the term “interdisciplinary” is a good fit.

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Rising Star: Actor Sarah Porter is a one-woman show by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Singer, actor and costumer, she's one of the New Line stalwarts

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David Ives is a master of words at play ... in plays by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

St. Louis Shakespeare returns to David Ives with 'The Heir Apparent'

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Best Bets: 'Paint for Peace,' Arts+Craft Brewfest, Festival of Nations by Go! Magazine Staff

Our staff picks the best things to do this week — with a look ahead.

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Rising Star: SLSO's Gemma New makes music 'a holistic experience' by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The newest classical music rising star in St. Louis is ascending nationally and internationally, too.

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Rising Star: Choreographer Audrey Simes gets a boost at Big Muddy Dance Co. by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Audrey Simes is committed to a life in the arts. And she’s found just the place to express herself.

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St. Louis photographer documents 60th year of U.S. interstates by Ashley Lisenby St. Louis Post-Dispatch

His photos give people a visual tour of some of the city's historic neighborhoods and the highways that divide them.

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'CURIOUS INCIDENT', Broadway's Longest-Running Play in More Than 10 Years, Enters Final Week by BroadwayWorld

A friendly reminder There is just one more week to see the Tony Award-winning production of the National Theatre's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time before it closes on Broad…

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VIDEO: A Backstage Visit With SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Brad Oscar by Michael Dale

After making his initial Broadway appearances in ASPECTS OF LOVE and JEKYLL amp HYDE, Brad Oscar's breakthrough Tony-nominated performance as demanding playwright Franz Liebkind in THE PRODU…

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Excerpt: ‘A Day by the Sea’

A scene from the Mint Theater’s revival of a 1953 play by N.C. Hunter.

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Cats star Quentin Earl Darrington stops by HQ to chat with Beth Stevens.

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Theater Listings for Aug. 26-Sept. 1

A critical guide to productions in New York City, including shows in previews.

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Film News: Helen Mirren in Talks to Join Disney's Starry Nutcracker Film

Mirren would costar alongside Keira Knightley and Misty Copeland.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Bid To Meet Jeremy Jordan at NEWSIES Filming, Support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Michael Dale

Charitybuzz's new auction offers a chance to meet Jeremy Jordan after enjoying the special filmed performance of NEWSIES.

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Red Bull Theater Announces New Season by Olivia Clement

The line-up includes Coriolanus, The Government Inspector, and new plays by David Ives and Theresa Rebeck.

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15+ highlights of 15th Ravenswood ArtWalk, Sept. 10-11 by Michael J. Roberts

For the 15th year, the popular Ravenswood ArtWalk offers visitors a “Tour of Arts and [...]

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Hell in a Handbag’s World Premiere of THE RIP NELSON HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR runs Nov 20 – Dec 30 at Mary’s Attic by Michael J. Roberts

Hell in a Handbag’s favorite bitter television has-been returns – and just in time for the [...]

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Tony Winner Levi Kreis to Return to Village Theatre in PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES by BroadwayWorld

Village Theatre kicks off its 2016-2017 Season with Pump Boys and Dinettes, a light-hearted concert-style musical celebration of life's simple pleasures, set on Highway 57 in North Carolina.

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CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE Tour to Launch in Boston Next Month; Dates Announced! by BroadwayWorld

Stageworks Media and Troika Entertainment have announced dates for the upcoming National Touring production of CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE, which will open in Boston, where the famous bar is locate…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Andrew Lippa and More in THE LIFE OF THE PARTY at TheatreWorks by BroadwayWorld

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley brings U.S. audiences their first look a London hit with theAmerican Premiere of the joyous musical revue The Life of the Party. Directed and co-created by David …

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Avenue Q Joins the Walls of The Palm by Monica Simoes

Avenue Q was honored on August 25 with a caricature presentation at The Palm restaurant.

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Check Out This Exclusive Clip from This Ground-Breaking Musical “Documentary” by Ruthie Fierberg

The film uses the verbatim words of interviewees set against an original score to tell the story of the true-to-life tragedy.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Review Roundup: Barbra Streisand's ENCORE Album- Available Tomorrow! by Review Roundups

Barbra Streisand, who last year became the only recording artist or group to achieve 1 albums in each of six decades, tomorrow releasesher latest album, 'ENCORE Movie Partners Sing Broadway.'

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VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Benj Pasek and Justin Paul On Creating The Sound Of Loneliness by Michael Dale

Lonely introverts like the title character of the Broadway bound DEAR EVAN HANSEN are not often found at the center of musical, but in past projects like their scoresfor DOGFIGHT and A CHRIS…

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Cheers Live On Stage Reveals Additional National Tour Cities by Andrew Gans

Cheers Live On Stage will begin its tour in September in Boston, the setting of the hit TV series.

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Torch Singer Helen Marcovicci Dies at 97 by Andrew Gans

Her daughter, Andrea Marcovicci, follows in her steps.

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Finn Wittrock & More to Join Othello, Starring Daniel Craig & David Oyelowo, Off-Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Before appearing in The Glass Menagerie on Broadway next spring, American Horror Story’s Finn Wittrock will join the Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo-led Othello off-Broadway. Directed b…

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George Clooney to Host Concert Event Featuring Hugh Jackman, Jane Lynch and More by Michael Gioia

Hollywood’s Night Under The Stars will celebrate 95 years of the Motion Picture & Television Fund.

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Ani DiFranco, Lizz Winstead, and Chastity Brown Want You to “Vote Dammit!” by Carey

Originally published on Read this story online “Wow, I’ve had a lot of coffee this morning!” Ani DiFranco laughs. The singer-songwriter and activist has been talking nonsto…

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Gender fluid Romeo and Juliet makes case for acceptance: review by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Romeo has a female body but goes by male pronouns in Shakespeare in the Ruff production.

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Theater News: Cheryl Ann Allen to Star in I'm a New Yorker at Don't Tell Mama

Alan Menken lends songs to the new Ian Finkel production.

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Theater News: Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo Othello Announces Dates

The New York Theatre Workshop production will also star Rachel Brosnahan.

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Photo Flash: Avenue Q Receives a Portrait at the Palm Restaurant

The cast celebrates the show's 13th anniversary.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Telly Leung Will Bring Intimate Concert to Feinstein’s/54 Below by Andrew Gans

The singing actor will play the Manhattan nightspot in September.

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Telly Leung to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with SONGS FOR YOU by BroadwayWorld

Telly Leung, the Broadway and television star of 'Glee,' Godspell, Rent and more, returns to Feinstein's54 Below for two shows only on Tuesday, September 13 and Wednesday, September 14 after…

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BWW TV: RENT Turns 20 and Hits the Road! Watch Performances from the Cast of the National Tour by Tv - On The Road

Need a little more RENT in your ThursdayBelow, go inside the rehearsal room to check out a sneak peek with the cast

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Othello, with David Oyelowo and Daniel Craig, Sets Dates by Olivia Clement

New York Theatre Workshop has announced performance and ticket on-sale dates for the Sam Gold-helmed production.

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Critics Review Barbra Streisand’s New Encore Recording by Michael Gioia

What did the critics say about the latest album of duets?

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE at the Ahmanson by BroadwayWorld

Rehearsals are underway for the Young Vic Production of Arthur Miller's 'A View From the Bridge' produced by Center Theatre Group at the Ahmanson Theatre. Directed by Ivo van Hove, 'A View F…

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Idina Menzel Reveals BEACHES Reboot Will Feature At Least One New Scene by TV News Desk

Production on the project got underway on August 15th in Vancouver. Today, Menzel turned to Twitter to tease that the TV rebootwill feature at least one original scene that did not appear in…

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OTHELLO, Starring Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo, Sets Dates at NYTW by BroadwayWorld

New York Theatre Workshop NYTWhas announced performance and ticket on-sale dates for OTHELLO, directed by Tony Award winner Sam Gold Fun Home. OTHELLO will begin previews on Tuesday, Novembe…

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PHOTO FLASH: THE TRUMP CARD's Mike Daisey as Donald Trump by Michael Dale

Master monologist and storyteller Mike Daisey has chosen to make his latest theatre piece, THE TRUMP CARD, completely free to download on the Internet and perform without paying royalties.

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Fringe Review: Night of the Living N Word by New York Theater

Barbra is a mother with a mission in Kevin R. Free’s cartoonish, cleverly convoluted and uncomfortable comedy, “Night of the Living N Word.” A daughter of the Confederacy who grew up o…

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Who’s the Most Popular Playwright in L.A.? Part One by Steven Morris

"On the 400th anniversary of his death, what makes Shakespeare endure as a seminal artistic figure in a city thousands of miles from the land of his birth? What brings Angelinos back to Shak…

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Odds & Ends: Idina Menzel Channels Patti LaBelle, Watch Chris Pine Get Accustomed to Babs' Face & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of album-themed stories you may have missed today. Idina Menzel Channels Patti LaBelle Tony Winner Idina Menzel will release her eagerly-anticipated new album id…

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Tom Ballard review – Aussie comic mixes political gags and Bieber punchlines by Brian Logan

Assembly George Square, EdinburghHis leftwing observations are repeatedly undercut for laughs but this is an enjoyable set from a provocative standup is clearly going placesTwenty-six-year-o…

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The Brutal Made Beautiful: Demolishing Everything with Amazing Speed by HowlRound

By David Bruin. David Bruin on the world premiere of Demolishing Everything with Amazing Speed, futurist puppet plays by Fortunato Depero, translated, designed, and directed by Dan Hurlin at…

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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Barbra Streisand Returns to Home of Broadway's FUNNY GIRL on CBS SUNDAY MORNING by TV News Desk

On this week's CBS SUNDAY MORNING, Anthony Mason sits down with the multitalented legend of Broadway and the silver screen Barbra Streisand.

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Take A Bow Part 2: The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Favorite Spring/Summer 2016 Performances by Joel Markowitz

Here’s Part 2 of the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ favorite Spring/Summer 2016 performances. To our honorees:  TAKE A BOW! ____ Stori Ayers as Alma (and others), in Yellowman a…

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Liam Doyle and Emily Tierney to Star in GHOST THE MUSICAL Asian Tour by BroadwayWorld

The supernatural power of love is taking Asia by storm as the original production of the Broadway and West End musical Ghost The Musical, adapted from the Academy Award-winning film, starts …

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Will Beaches Remake, Starring Idina Menzel, Include New Scenes? by Michael Gioia

The Tony-winning actress is tweeting from the set.

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Project Prospero Would Add Library, Rehearsal Rooms To Shakespeare's Globe by Michael Dale

Shakespeare's Globe, which opened in 1997 as the most faithful replication possible of London's 1599 Globe Theatre, has submitted plans to the Southwark Council for the purpose of building a…

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Shout Broadway Series to Release GYPSY, CANDIDE & SWEENEY TODD on Blu-ray by BroadwayWorld

Continuing its commitment to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture, Shout Factory is proud to announce the launch of a new home entertainment series…

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WONDERFUL TOWN at Center of Weeklong Leonard Bernstein Celebration at the Goodman by BroadwayWorld

Goodman Theatre kicks off its 20162017 Season with a major revival of Wonderful Town, Leonard Bernstein's timeless musical composition of hope and adventure, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolp…

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Watch Cast of Avenue Q Sing Protest Anthem Against Trump by Olivia Clement

The Off-Broadway show has teamed up with Swedish songwriter Ledinsky for the Donald Trump-inspired song.

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Producers Hope to Bring Paula Vogel’s Indecent to Broadway by Andrew Gans

The critically acclaimed drama played Off-Broadway's Vineyard Theatre.

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Poems For The 'Season Of Mellow Fruitfulness' By Robert Cording

This month's featured poet, Robert Cording, lives in Woodstock, having recently retired as professor of English and Barrett Professor of creative writing at College of the Holy Cross in Worc…

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Watch Barbra Streisand Return to Broadway Home of Funny Girl in CBS Clip by Adam Hetrick

CBS Sunday Morning will profile Barbra Streisand August 28. In this new clip, the entertainment icon returns to The Winter Garden Theatre, the Broadway home of Funny Girl.

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Avi Hoffman discusses Yiddish take on Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman by Brad Wheeler

Yiddish production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman will be presented at the Toronto Centre for the Arts

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Theater News: Coriolanus and The Government Inspector Set for Red Bull Theater

A one-night performance of Tartuffe, starring Reg Rogers and Dana Ivey, will kick off the 2016-17 season.

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Hugh Jackman, George Clooney & More Will Take Part in HOLLYWOOD'S NIGHT UNDER THE STARS, Directed by Richard Jay-Alexander by BroadwayWorld

MPTF Motion Picture amp Television Fund announced today thatGeorge Clooneywill host Hollywood's Night Under The Stars, an evening of musical performances and special presentations celebratin…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Lauren Molina, Bri Sudia and More in Rehearsal for Goodman Theatre's WONDERFUL TOWN by BroadwayWorld

The cast and creative team is set for Tony Award winnerMary Zimmerman's revival of WONDERFUL TOWN -Leonard Bernstein's classic musical that with lyrics byBetty ComdenandAdolph Greenand book …

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Excerpt: ‘The Layover’

Annie Parisse and Adam Rothenberg in a scene from Leslye Headland’s play at Second Stage.

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Matt Doyle and Josh Grisetti Will Tell Hilarious Backstage Broadway Stories by Michael Gioia

The evening will take place at Feinstein’s/54 Below.

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Geoff Gallante Jazz Quintet Performs at Iridium NYC, August 30 by Nitelifeexchange

ScoBar Entertainment is proud to present one of the most celebrated young musicians in the world today, Geoff Gallante, on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at 8pm at Iridium. He will be joined onst…

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90210! The Musical! to Debut Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new parody is from the creators of Katdashians! The Musical! and Full House! The Musical!

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7th Annual Dream Up Festival to Take Over Theatre for the New City by Olivia Clement

The line-up includes 19 plays, musicals, dance pieces, solo and interdisciplinary works.

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What comedian Rebecca Kohler is watching and waiting for by Brad Wheeler

Rebecca Kohler discusses ESPN’s O.J. Simpson documentary and upcoming festival City of Craft

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Theatrical Skills Workshops from Grand Stage by Bt

New season with new offerings begin soon!Flying Performers: "Have You Thought About…"September 10, 2016 8:30 - 5:00 EDTRockford HS, Rockford, MichiganPresenter: Tracy Nunn…

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Industry Ticket Offers by Bt

Dutchman/TRANSit - American Blues Theater at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln is offering $10 industry tickets to any preview August 26 - 31. Use promo code INDUSTRY10 for disc…

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Theatre News: Winners of the Total Theatre Awards announced

The annual awards recognise innovation and artist-led performance at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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Blogs: Emily Dobbs: There shouldn't be so much cynicism around casting 'names' in plays

The producer of Found111 explains why we should be celebrating star casting and how we need more commercial theatres of different shapes and sizes

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She's Back to Broadway; Pre-Order Barbra Streisand's ENCORE Album Today! by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Barbra Streisand, who last year became the only recording artist or group to achieve 1 albums in each of six decades, will soon release her new latest a…

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Photo Flash: Splashy Artwork Revealed for Sutton Foster-Led SWEET CHARITY by BroadwayWorld

The New Group recently announced a two-week extension for Sweet Charity, the production launching the company's 2016-2017 Season, and revealed new artwork for the show along with the great n…

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Will Paula Vogel's INDECENT Be First Play by a Woman on Broadway This Season? by BroadwayWorld

More works by women on Broadway Yes, please

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Two Shows Added to Lewis Black's Black to the Future on Broadway by Adam Hetrick

The famed comic promises to skewer national politics in the weeks before national elections.

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Using Improv To Train Doctors by Artsjournal1

“While physician-patient encounters may be structured, every interaction is, to some extent, improvised. … Medical schools are increasingly adapting improv tools to enhance patie…

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Summerhall winning streak continues at Total Theatre Awards in Edinburgh by David Hutchison

Edinburgh fringe venue Summerhall has scooped four prizes at the Total Theatre Awards, continuing its dominance of awards at the festival this

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Theater News: Finn Wittrock to Lead Shakespeare & Company Reading of Hamlet

Wittrock will return to Broadway this spring in The Glass Menagerie.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at noon (Broadway Time)

Pulitzer Winner Paula Vogel's Indecent Circling Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Pulitzer winner Paula Vogel’s Indecent could be heading to Broadway this season. Tony-winning producers Daryl Roth and Elizabeth McCann told the New York Times that they would bring th…

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Production news round-up: August 17 to 23 by Georgia Snow

Plays Tamsin Greig and Jessica Hynes will star in the UK premiere of Tony Kushner’s The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and

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The Importance of Being Earnest by Steven Morris

The post The Importance of Being Earnest appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Prominent Producers Hope to Bring ‘Indecent’ to Broadway by Michael Paulson

“We loved the play so much and feel compelled to make it happen so more people can see it,” a producer, Daryl Roth, said of the play, by Paula Vogel.

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STAGE TUBE: Watch Lauren Molina, Bri Sudia and More in Highlights of WONDERFUL TOWN at Goodman Theatre by Stage Tube

The cast and creative team is set for Tony Award winnerMary Zimmerman's revival of WONDERFUL TOWN -Leonard Bernstein's classic musical that with lyrics byBetty ComdenandAdolph Greenand book …

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CIRCUS DIARIES at #edfirnge: Closer by Circa by Katharine Kavanagh

In 2013, Circa won a Total Theatre ‘Significant Contribution’ Award at Edinburgh Fringe, for pushing the boundaries of what 21st Century circus can look like. Their offering this year, C…

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Theater News: Paula Vogel's Acclaimed Indecent Aiming for Broadway

Vogel's drama had its New York premiere earlier this year.

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Next to Normal by Steven Morris

The post Next to Normal appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Jennifer Holliday to Star in ‘The Color Purple’ on Broadway by Amy Sapp

Yet another Dreamgirl will be joining the cast of The Color Purple. Jennifer Holliday will take on the role of Shug Avery, the charismatic blues singer, in the revival of the musical on Octo…

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“Heavy Character Actresses” Need Not Apply? Women Get Real on Casting by Michael Gioia

Broadway actress Kathy Deitch fights back against limiting artists of a bigger size in the entertainment industry.

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‘Cirque du Soleil Paramour’ Original Broadway Cast Album Releases Digitally Tomorrow by Amy Sapp

The wait for a new Broadway cast album is over: The original Broadway cast recording of Cirque du Soleil Paramour releases digitally on August 26, 2016, on iTunes, Amazon music, Spotify a…

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American Horror Story Star Will Tackle Shakespeare by Andrew Gans

Finn Wittrock will take part in a reading of Hamlet.

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East Village Bea Arthur Residence For Homeless LGBT Set To Open in 2017 by Michael Dale

In her hit television series 'Maude' Bea Arthur played a tough-as-nails liberal with a soft spot for helping those less fortunate, a portrayal that wasn't far off from what she really was.

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Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR Original Broadway Cast Album to Soar on Digital Tomorrow by BroadwayWorld

The Original Broadway Cast Album for Cirque du Soleil Paramour will be available tomorrow, August 26, digitally via iTunes, Amazon music, Spotify, and Apple Music with physical copies availa…

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Paramour Broadway Cast Album Will Drop Tomorrow by Adam Hetrick

The new Cirque du Soleil musical that stars Jeremy Kushnier, Ruby Lewis and Ryan Vona will be released August 26.

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Watch These RuPaul’s Drag Race Queens Take On 10 Broadway Showstoppers

They may be reality TV stars but their hearts belong on Broadway.

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Play-By-Play by Joy

Are you a member of Play-By-Play yet? If you aren’t, you should be! Play-by-Play is a great way to see Broadway and off-Broadway shows, and take part in other random events going on i…

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In Tennis, Playwrights Find a Ready Device for Onstage Drama by Stuart Miller

While the sport takes center stage next week with the start of the United States Open, the sport is also appearing on the theatrical stage with surprising frequency.

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Music News: Paramour Announces Broadway Cast Album Release Date

The Golden Age musical brings Cirque du Soleil its first original Broadway cast recording.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Police Brutality Drama Chokehold to Debut Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

A new version of Anthony P. Pennino’s award-winning play will be staged this fall.

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Spotlight On...Jessica Kazamel by Michael Block

Name: Jessica KazamelHometown: Fort McMurray, Alberta, CanadaEducation: American Academy of Dramatic Arts, NYCFavorite Credits: As an actor, Linda the Chicken from MilkMilkLemonade, and Pete…

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Review: A Jersey Godot by Michael Block

By Michael BlockTwo slacker types sit on a bench waiting for a bus back to Jersey. As they wait, they engage in an intellectual conversation about finding the meaning of their own lives. And…

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Cats' Ricky Ubeda on Contouring, Stranger Things & Why Patti LuPone Would Be the Perfect Jellicle Ball Date by Lindsey Sullivan

Age: 20 Hometown: Miami, FL Current Role: Ubeda plays the magical Mr. Mistoffelees, whose wardrobe is just as flashy as his dance moves, in the Broadway revival of Cats. Stage & …

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Today For You! Meet the Cast of the 20th Anniversary Tour of Rent by Ryan Gilbert

Jonathan Larson's Tony-winning musical Rent is hitting the road this fall in honor of the groudbreaking show's 20th anniversary. Rent will kick off on September 20 in Dallas, and pla…

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Sara Garonzik to Leave Philadelphia Theatre Company by American Theatre Editors

The longtime PTC executive producing director will step down this season.

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Be My Baby tour in turmoil following walkouts by David Hutchison

A new touring production of Be My Baby is in turmoil after a third of the cast walked out of the show,

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Number of GCSE arts students decimated in one year by Georgia Snow

The number of students taking performing arts GCSE in the UK has dropped by 9% year on year, new figures reveal. GCSE

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Think You Have a Cabaret Act? Develop It at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Michael Gioia

Feinstein’s/54 Below is seeking submissions for the second annual 54 Concert Lab, in which artists will develop their cabaret acts at the New York City venue.

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London notebook: I saw a show you’ll likely see here, and that’s The Truth by Christopher Henley

To tell the truth, The Truth is a thoroughly delightful evening. The play is hilarious, clever, and insightful. That said, I think I would have admired it much more if it wasn’t also so de…

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Broadway and the West End Declare War on Scalpers by Patrick Pacheco

To paraphrase Howard Beale in the movie “Network,” the producers of “Hamilton” and “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” are mad as hell and they’re not going to take it any more…

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Watch Chris Pine-Barbra Streisand Duet on My Fair Lady Tune by Andrew Gans

The two artists join voices on a medley of “I'll Be Seeing You” and “I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face.”

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More Getting to Know the FringeNYC 2016 Playwrights by Martin Denton

As promised, today I introduce you to several more of the new playwrights whose work is part of the FringeNYC 2016 collection on Indie Theater Now. Today’s playwrights are: Cassie M. S…

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Directors UK launches TV placement scheme by Matthew Hemley

A mentoring scheme offering emerging directors placements with production companies and broadcasters has been launched. Industry body Directors UK said the scheme,

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Composer Stephen Schwartz Has 'MAGIC TO DO' at Maltz Jupiter Benefit Concert by BroadwayWorld

The chance to see Stephen Schwartz perform his music onstage at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre for a one-night-only benefit concert It's the kind of opportunity that only comes once in a lifetime.

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VIDEO: Ledinsky's Controversial Donald Trump Music Video Features AVENUE Q Puppets and Cast by Michael Dale

With its attention-grabbing title, Swedish singersongwriter Ledinsky's single 'Donald Trump Makes Me Wanna Smoke Crack' has been mounting up controversy and YouTube hits.

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Forced Entertainment to Live-Stream COMPLETE WORKS This September by BroadwayWorld

The boundary-breaking Sheffield based Theatre Company Forced Entertainment are to livestream their Complete Works Take Top Shakespeare project over nine days following a sold-out run at the …

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Kristin Chenoweth Offers Preview of New Solo CD by Andrew Gans

The Art of Elegance arrives in September.

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‘Spirited’ summer night in the cemetery

What better way to cool off on a hot August night than with a few chills? Spine-tinglers await in Sacramento’s Historic City Cemetery. Starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 … Click to…

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Sacramento City College celebrates a rich legacy of art

From floor to ceiling, the four gallery walls will be packed with paintings, digitally derived works, pen-and-ink pieces and so much more. The Gregory Kondos Gallery at Sacramento City Colle…

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Jose Di Gregorio and Kerry Cottle: Spectacles of line and growth

Jose Di Gregorio’s art takes you on a ride into his visionary space, but rather than being beamed up, we are beamed into an elegant, geometric landscape. Di Gregorio is … Click to Co…

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Mandy Gonzalez Sets Date to Replace Renee Elise Goldsberry in Broadway's Hamilton by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Mandy Gonzalez will return to Broadway earlier than previously announced and is set to start performances in Hamilton on September 6. She will succeed in demand Tony winner Renée Elis…

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Make It Happen: Backstage at On Your Feet! with Ana Villafane, Episode 5: Busy! by

In this week’s episode, Ana Villafañe shares her whirlwind week—from a photo shoot for Broadway for Black Lives Matter to a Soul Cycle class to hanging out with members of…

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Theater News: Hamilton's New Angelica, Mandy Gonzalez, Sets Start Date

Gonzalez will take over the role from Tony winner Renée Elise Goldsberry.

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International: Ireland and Lithuania at Edinburgh by Nick Awde

Foreign productions at Edinburgh come with a range of budgets, from lavish cast-of-thousands spectaculars at the Edinburgh International Festival to shoestring bare-stage

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Mark Lockyer: ‘I was convinced I would die if I went back on stage’ by Mark Shenton

There’s a growing awareness of issues around mental health, but it’s still something people often feel uncomfortable talking about. A few months

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VIDEO: Judith Light Talks New Play: 'There's Definitely Stage Fright, But There's Also Excitement' by TV News Desk

Today, two-time Tony Award Judith Light spoke with GOOD MORNING AMERICA about about her return to Broadway in a frank discussion about acting, aging and how to recreate yourself.

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Groundhog Day Adds Extra London Performance by Adam Hetrick

Critics praised the new musical by Tim Minchin that is eyeing a future Broadway life.

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NEWS: Jonny Labey & Sabrina Aloueche star in That Man musical, Q&A on 20 Sep by Press Releases

Jonny Labey and Sabrina Aloueche star in new musical THAT MAN, which previews with two specially staged concert performances at London’s Hippodrome Casino on Tuesday 20 September 2016, whe…

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Live, Interactive Frogs Exhibit At Mystic Aquarium

More than 30 species of frogs populate 1,000 square feet of Mystic Aquarium in an exhibit that explores everything from the mystery of nocturnal species to the chilling behavior of predator …

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LEWIS BLACK: BLACK TO THE FUTURE Will Rant for Two More Days on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

'It has been necessary to add these shows because I have not finished yelling. I have to yell you see, as it's the only way I can get all of the other voices out of my head,'Black said.

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Hot Clip of the Day: West End Stars Take on Hamilton In This Epic Medley

West End stars pay tribute to Broadway's big hit Hamilton, and it's crazy good.

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Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher Documentary to Debut at New York Film Fest by Andrew Gans

Dancer Wendy Whelan is also the subject of a new documentary.

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Richard III review – rapping prince rocks the mic in Ostermeier's thunderous show by Lyn Gardner

Lyceum, EdinburghLars Eidinger is a monstrously watchable Richard – played like a seductive rock star gone to seed – in Thomas Ostermeier’s mesmerising productionThe storm clouds gathe…

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Obituary: Brian Rix by Michael Quinn

It was while touring with Donald Wolfit’s company in 1942 as a callow 17-year-old that Brian Rix decided to emulate the great

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Mandy Gonzalez Sets Starting Date for Broadway’s Hamilton by Andrew Gans

Renée Elise Goldsberry’s final performance has also been announced.

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VIDEO: Judith Light Talks New Play: 'There's Definititely Stage Fright, But There's Also Excitement' by TV News Desk

Today, two-time Tony Award Judith Light spoke with GOOD MORNING AMERICA about about her return to Broadway in a frank discussion about acting, aging and how to recreate yourself.

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Photo Coverage: How Do You Measure 20 Years? RENT Preps to Launch 20th Anniversary Tour! by Walter McBride

The RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning landmark rock musical written by Jonathan Larson, will be led by Danny Kornfeld as 'Mark Cohen,' Kaleb Wells as 'Rog…

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Photo Flash: Ciara Renee, Drew Gehling, Alison Luff, Jon Rua and More Belt Beatles Classics at BROADWAY SINGS THE BEATLES by Nora Dominick

Last week, some of the brightest talents on Broadway were featured inBroadway Sings The Beatles,thelatest concert in theBroadway Singsconcert series. BroadwayWorld has your inside look below

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Breaking News: IN THE HEIGHTS' Mandy Gonzalez Heads to HAMILTON by BroadwayWorld

MANDY GONZALEZ, who created the role of 'Nina Rosario' in the Tony Award-winning musical IN THE HEIGHTS and can currently be seen in the hit TV shows 'Madam Secretary' and 'Quantico,' will r…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Ronnie & Jonny, Friends Disunited by Thom Dibdin

There is an interesting premise behind Ronnie and Jonny, the comic play from Steve Griffin and Keith Muddiman at 48 Below underneath the Phoenix in Broughton Street. However, its story is no…

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Head Of Philadelphia Theatre Company Steps Down After 35 Years by Artsjournal1

“Sara Garonzik, who has helmed the Philadelphia Theatre Company from its tentative days as a professional troupe in 1982 to its status as a well-regarded and highly visible anchor for …

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 9am (Broadway Time)

International news round-up: August 25 by The Stage

Edmonton Fringe CANADA/EDMONTON Running in parallel with Edinburgh, the 35th Edmonton Fringe has opened. With 213 shows over 11 days, it is the

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Study Playwriting With Me by Adam Szymkowicz

I'm teaching a playwriting class at ESPA this fall and it's online so you can take it no matter where you are. -----------…

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Fuse Book Review: “The Hatred of Poetry” — Thinking the Worst About Verse by Troy Pozirekides

The Hatred of Poetry claims to explore our culture’s rampant animosity toward the entire art form.

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, August 25, 2016 by Susan Grace

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Profile: William Ivey Long by Lori Szepelak

Ward-winning costume designer William Ivey Long has a getaway place in Chester, MA. It's a place to decompress in the foothills of the Berkshires

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Another Kind of Lilac to Sniff by Trav S.D.

My new feature about the Lightship Lilac and her current exhibition just hit this week’s Downtown Express. Read all about it here. As a bonus, here are are extra stray photos I took wh…

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VIDEO: A BRONX TALE Director Robert DeNiro Reveals Why He Likes Musicals by TV News Desk

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Robert DeNiro discusses the 40th anniversary of his classic film 'Taxi Driver.' Later, the actor talks about directing the Broadway-bound musical A BRONX TA…

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Shawn Wayans, Gary Owen, Artie Lange, David Alan Grier and More To Bring the Laughs To Carolines on Broadway This Fall by BroadwayWorld

Carolines on Broadway announces its line-up for the month of September, highlighted by headliners Shawn Wayans, from FOX's In Living Color and the movie White Chicks, Labor Day Weekend, Sept…

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Edinburgh Fringe: My Dog’s Got No Nose by Thom Dibdin

My Dog’s Got No Nose, presented by Phil Barnes for Arkle at the Royal Scots Club, is a well acted piece that manages to sustain considerable interest.

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/25/16- 42ND STREET by Stage Tube

Today in 1980, 42nd Street opened at the Wintergarden Theatre, where it ran for 3486 performances. 42nd Street is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, lyrics by Al Dubi…

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What's Inside 'Waitress'? by William Statham

Here is a brief review from my recent visit to Waitress on Broadway, starring Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 8am (Broadway Time)

REVIEW: Romeo And Juliet (Abridged), St Martin’s Colchester ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies In this beautiful, innovative production of the play, the script is abridged and the audience promenade and it’s played by a terrific ensemble who convince with every line…

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Catching up with Bernadette Peters by James Hebert

ernadette Peters knows a little something about symphonies. Bernadette knows Broadway, too. Those two paths converge this weekend as she performs with conductor Matthew Garbutt and the San D…

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THE KING AND I Returns to Cinemas Nationwide This Weekend!

Whistle a happy tune! Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies, and Twentieth Century Fox will bring?Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic movie musical?THE KING AND I?(1956) back to?cinemas nationw…

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How a resort changed in 8 years and what that means for us.

Last weekend, I took a 24-hour jaunt to the Bahamas for a meeting with a client at the Atlantis mega resort. It wasn’t the first time I’ve been to Atlantis.  It was actually the…

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What to Expect After L.A.’s 99-Seat Theatre Plan

The Actors’ Equity Association has taken a step toward creating further transparency in its termination of the Los Angeles 99-Seat Theatre Agreement. The union launched a website outli…

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At the Hollywood Bowl, breathing life into the most famous symphony ever written by Rick Schultz

In his book “Conducting Business,” Leonard Slatkin, former principal conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, recalls a time when bowl audiences cheered after th…

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SEE IT: Dee Snider slows down Twisted Sister’s hit for charity by Nicholas Parco

Twister Sister singer Dee Snider released a magical rendition of one of the band’s biggest hit.

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Sara Garonzik, long-time head of Philadelphia Theatre Company, stepping down

Sara Garonzik, who has helmed the Philadelphia Theatre Company from its tentative days as a professional troupe in 1982 to its status as well-regarded and highly visible anchor for the Avenu…

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Theater Review: Play festival winner struggles to find its focus by Jay Handelman

Players Centre presents premiere of Llywelyn Jones' "Why Can't I Be You?"... Read more »

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Review: 'Don't Breathe' is a well-plotted, thrilling trap by Mark Kennedy

To all you Detroit-area robbery crews, we should probably warn you right away: It's just not a good idea to pick 1837 Buena Vista Street for your big - and final - score. Take our w…

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Springsteen performs for nearly 4 hours at MetLife Stadium

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Bruce and the boys are back in the swamps of Jersey, and they're in no rush to get off the stage....

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The Two Noble Kinsmen review – rarely staged bromance returns to the RSC by Michael Billington

The Swan, Stratford-upon-AvonBlanche McIntyre’s RSC debut underscores the erotic strangeness of Shakespeare’s jointly authored final play – but doesn’t solve all its problemsThirty y…

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'The Color Purple' lands Jennifer Holliday on Broadway by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) -- Broadway's revival of "The Color Purple" has lured a real dream girl - Jennifer Holliday....

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Jennifer Holliday Is Joining The Color Purple and You, You’re Gonna Love Her by Jackson McHenry

As if The Color Purple didn't have a ridiculously gifted vocal cast already, Jennifer Holliday, who famously originated the role of Effie White in Dreamgirls, is returning to Broad…

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How Show-Score Aims to Become the Rotten Tomatoes of Broadway by Gordon Cox

No theater producer or creator likes to face the critics. Even worse? Seeing their Broadway baby, the show they’ve slaved over for years, rated with a number. Which means that Show-Score, …

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Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Patrick Harris & More Kick Off 'LIVE's 29th Season by TV News Desk

Get all the scoop on LIVE WITH KELLY Week of 95, airing on ABC on Monday, August 1, 2016

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ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Star Lea DeLaria to Perform Jazz Inspired David Bowie Cabaret Show by Nora Dominick

In celebration of its 30th anniversary, Grand Performances, the Best Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series in Los Angeles, will hold a benefit concert by Orange Is the New Black star Lea DeLari…

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Traverse Theatre Announces Autumn/Winter Season by Marianka Swain

The Traverse Theatre today, 24 August 2016, announces its AutumnWinter season. As well as a range of the best work from touring companies, the season features brand new Traverse Theatre comm…

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Scottish Ballet, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, review: 'Sometimes unwieldy, always whole-hearted' by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

Scottish Ballet's new double bill for the Edinburgh Festival is ambitious, tough and danced with fierce conviction

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Shakespeare’s Globe to fit library and rehearsal rooms in Project Prospero overhaul by Georgia Snow

Shakespeare’s Globe is planning a major redevelopment project that will create a new library and archive facility, rehearsal studios underneath the theatre

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Fringe rejects call to commemorate ‘Edinburgh’s Mary Whitehouse’, Moira Knox by Thom Dibdin

A call to commemorate the recent passing of Scottish councillor Moira Knox – who was dubbed Edinburgh’s Mary Whitehouse – has been

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Drama Studio to celebrate 50 years with gala for alumni by David Hutchison

Drama Studio London is to hold a gala night for alumni to celebrate its 50th anniversary and raise money to help students

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Why Perry Como mattered by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal “Sightings” column, I pay tribute to the underappreciated artistry of Perry Como. Here’s an excerpt. * * * Sixty years ago, Perry Como cut a hit record…

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Theater Review: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ‘Allegro’ by Matt Wolf

A fascinating slice of esoterica at Southwark Playhouse, and a raucous knees-up at the National.

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The Good Earth- From Wales With Pride & Passion by Sandi Durell

        by Alix Cohen   In October 1966, the collapse of a coal spoiltip (the overburden or other waste rock removed during coal and ore mining) in the Welsh village…

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Theatre News: New interactive theatre piece to take place in Barbican foyer

The public will choose one of six audio tours around the centre which will explore the themes of acceptance, lost friendships and moving on

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BWW's On This Day - August 25, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Broadway AM Report, 8/25/2016 - THE LAYOVER, CRASHLIGHT and More! by Jessica Khan

Today's big news THE LAYOVER and CRASHLIGHT premiere Off-Broadway, the new musical MUSEUM OF BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS heads to Aspen, and Barbra Streisand amp Alec Baldwin perform on THE TONIGHT…

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 6am (Broadway Time)

What does it mean to be a modern woman? We unravel the threads of society with Fabric playwright Abi Zakarian by Samuelfrenchuk

Abi Zakarian is an exciting new playwright with previous works such as This Is Not An Exit produced for the RSC for The Other Place with transfer to the Royal Court and Swifter, Higher,…

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Sri Lanka Drama THE ISLAND NATION To Premiere At Arcola Theatre by Marianka Swain

iceampfiretoday announces the world premiere ofTHE ISLAND NATION,writtenby its Artistic DirectorChristine Baconand directed byRia Parry,which opens at theArcola Theatreon28 October, with pre…

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Sheffield Theatres seeks child actors for Annie Get Your Gun by David Hutchison

Sheffield Theatres has announced an open casting call for children aged 9 and over to perform in its upcoming revival of Annie

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On the Couch with Chris Ioan Roberts by Arts Review

Who is Chris Ioan Roberts? Itinerant Australian expat actor, writer and director living in London. Originally an uptown girl from Melbourne. What would you do differently to what you do now?…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Lippy by Thom Dibdin

By turns absurd, winsome and tragic, Theatre Paradok’s Lippy at theSpace on the Mile is a challenging, bleakly funny and ultimately impenetrable affair.

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Review: Review: The Two Noble Kinsmen (Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)

Blanche McIntyre's production is a valiant attempt at staging an unwieldy, difficult play

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Review: Edinburgh review: The Toad Knew (King's Theatre)

A spectacularly ebullient piece from Swiss theatre-maker James Thiérrée at the Edinburgh International Festival

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Thursday, August 25, 2016 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: THIS IS NOT A DRILL, @LadyJHOLLIDAY IS JOINING @BwayColorPurple! I repeat, Jennifer Flippin’ Holliday is coming back to Broadway! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, …

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Mardi Gras appoints Greg Clarke as new Creative Director by Arts Review

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG) has announced that festival trailblazer Greg Clarke has joined the organisation as Creative Director. Clarke will work closely with the CEO Terese…

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: They Drink It in the Congo at the Almeida Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Adam Brace’s latest play They Drink It in the Congo has opened at London's Almeida Theatre, where it is directed by Michael Longhurst and runs until 12 October 2016. What have critics been…

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The circus isn’t coming to town (but it’s already here) by Jonelle Walker

With the recent announcement that The Big Apple Circus will be ending public performances, circus lovers might be worried about where to get their clown fix. No need to worry: the DC-area …

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The Editor’s View: Will Night Tube mean shows can start later? by Alistair Smith

With a few exceptions, West End theatres have a standardised curtain time of 7.30pm. Some long shows open earlier, some short shows

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Natasha Tripney: Gender, housing and a birthday party – farewell to the fringe by Natasha Tripney

The topography of Edinburgh Festival Fringe shifts every year. Venues close, others spring up in their place. The streets subtly rearrange themselves.

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Why outer Londoners are arts funding’s biggest losers by David Brownlee

There’s been a lot of talk, and at times fury, in recent years in the arts sector at the imbalance of funding

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Review: Review: Sister Act (Grand Theatre, Leeds)

Alexandra Burke plays Deloris Van Cartier in Craig Revel Horwood's revival

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NEWS: Tennessee Williams’ Confessional transfers to Southwark in Oct by Emma Clarendon

Transferring to London after a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2015, Jack Silver's production of little-known Tennessee Williams' play Confessional will run at London's Southwark P…

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Is Naked Trump Bad Satire? (And Do We Care?) by Douglas McLennan

In this week’s AJ highlights I included some of the stories we found about the naked Donald Trump statues that appeared in five American cities last week. One reader was unhappy: Vile …

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Review: Irreconcilable by Michael Block

Have we reached the point in theater that the only way to tell a generic story is to throw an outrageous structure into the fold that complicates the message and thusly hurting the credibili…

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Scott Agnew review – intimate standup set tackles HIV diagnosis by Brian Logan

Gilded Balloon, EdinburghFrom tales of Grindr dates gone wrong to the gruff support of his grandad, Agnew opens up about his personal life in an engaging showAt this year’s Edinburgh fring…

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Review: Rice Rice Baby by Michael Block

By Michael BlockStaged at the music bunker of the Lower East Side known as drom, Happy Lucky Golden Tofu Panda Dragon Good Time Fun Fun Show is music, sketches, and stand up as performed by …

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Spotlight On...Jesse LaVercombe by Michael Block

Name: Jesse LaVercombe Hometown: Minneapolis, MinnesotaEducation: The National Theatre School of Canada, Canadian Film CentreFavorite Credits: For the past two years, all of my acting work h…

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On the Couch with Pam Ann by Arts Review

Who is Pam Ann? Pam Ann is a BAD air-hostess, she is a glamorous, heavy-drinking, drug abusing, and fashion-obsessed international air-hostess with more issues than Vogue! What would you do …

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 2am (Broadway Time)

My first fringe: the Edinburgh baby shows getting gurgles of applause by Lyn Gardner

Full of costumes and musical magic, the fringe can cast a spell over most adults – but for the very young, it’s a creative introduction to a whole new worldI love introducing people to t…

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Matt Trueman: Returning to London from the fringe is a real culture shock by Matt Trueman

One night, it’s three battered suitcases, a standard lamp and a handful of old hats. The next, three revolves, flatscreen TVs and

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Mark Shenton’s theatre picks: August 25 by Mark Shenton

A bank holiday weekend always slows things down on the openings front for some reason, but it still feels like the official

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Richard Jordan: I’m worried about the future of fringe awards by Richard Jordan

One of the best kept secrets at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe has been happening nightly at the Roundabout in Summerhall where the

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 1am (Broadway Time)

'Our history began here': outcry as Tajikistan’s cultural heart is demolished by, Part Of The New East Network

Locals mourn the loss of the Mayakovsky Theatre, the latest victim of Dushanbe’s controversial urban redevelopment programmeThe director of Dushanbe’s Mayakovsky Theatre weeps as she des…

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Clinton: The Musical by Arts Review

Heading to Perth after a sell-out season off Broadway, Black Swan State Theatre Company presents the Australian premiere of Clinton: The Musical at the Heath Ledger Theatre from 27 August …

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 at midnight (Broadway Time)

DVR Alert - Barbra Streisand & Alec Baldwin Perform on NBC's TONIGHT SHOW by TV News Desk

NBC has announced that tonight, August 25th, Barbra Streisand and Alec Baldwin will appear for the full hour and perform on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON.

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Michael Feinstein Features Songbook Academy Award Winner in Concert Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Songbook Celebration Award winner Hannah Vogelsang will join multi-platinum selling, five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer Michael Feinstein for a performance at Feinstein's54 Below tonight…

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Jay Armstrong Johnson, Nic Rouleau, Christy Altomare and More Set for #tbtLIVE Concert Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Tonight, August 25th a cast of Broadway favorites will once again bring the popular instagramtwitter trend of tbt to the stage of Feinstein's54 Below with tbtLIVE Throwback Thursday The Conc…

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Andre DeShields' CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. Heads to Victory Gardens Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Dennis Zacek and Grippo Stage Co., Inc., will present CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P., written and performed by Andre De Shields, and directed by Samuel G. Roberson and Dennis Zacek. The cast also…

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Britney Spears Rides Along on James Corden's Carpool Karaoke Tonight by TV News Desk

Pop superstar Britney Spears will be a passenger in James Corden's next Carpool Karaoke segment on THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN, tonight, Aug. 25 1237-137 AM, ETPT on the CBS Televis…

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New Musical MUSEUM OF BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS Set for Tonight in Aspen by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Aspen'ssecond annual Aspen Theatre Festival will feature the new musical The Museum of Broken Relationships,with a performance of the new work scheduled for tonight, August 25th, at …

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Take the Twelfth by Sam Hurwitt

Another summer, another Twelfth Night.

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Landmark study finds diversity lagging on Australian TV by Arts Review

In 1999, there were just two Indigenous actors on Australian television: Aaron Pederson and Heath Bergerson. Today, 5% of all main characters on our small screens are Indigenous, while Indig…

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TarraWarra Biennial: Endless Circulation by Arts Review

Inaugurated in 2006 as a platform for identifying new trends in contemporary Australian art through an experimental curatorial platform, the 5th TarraWarra Biennial is currently on display …

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Problems With Non-Profit Work Environment Pushed Into Greater View by Joe Patti

This morning, The Atlantic published a story about The Plight of the Overworked Nonprofit Employee that addresses the conflict non-profits face between paying employees well and devoting fun…

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Revival of A Day by the Sea Opens Tonight by Olivia Clement

The 1950’s West End hit by N.C. Hunter is directed by Austin Pendleton for the Mint Theater Company.

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Exclusive: Watch Broadway’s Oz Music Video, Fusing Wizard of Oz and The Wiz by Michael Gioia

Can you feel a brand-new day? We can! The Oz Project, a mashup music video of The Wizard of Oz and The Wiz, has been released.

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“You’ll Never Hear Over the Rainbow” the Same Way Again – The Song Breakdown Everyone Should Watch by Playbill Staff

The MGM classic The Wizard of Oz premiered August 25, 1939.

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Listen! The Broadway Soundtrack for Ultimate Relaxation by Ruthie Fierberg

Wind down with the most soothing songs of theatre on this week’s Playbill Mixtape.

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Stage preview: Rarely seen 'Floyd Collins' musical digs in at New Hazlett by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Nathan Salstone and Danny McHugh, who play brothers in the musical “Floyd Collins,” were saying their goodbyes when Mr. Salstone mentioned that seven cast members had visited the Laurel …

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Comedian John Mulaney At College Street; Gabriel Iglesias At Foxwoods by Christopher Arnott

Comedian Chris D'Elia of TV's "Undateable," not to mention the 2015 Comedy Central roast of Justin Bieber, is at the Funny Bone Comedy Club in Manchester at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7. Lik…

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'Man of La Mancha' At The Ivoryton Playhouse by Christopher Arnott

David Pittsinger has distinguished himself both in new operas ("The Crucible," "Appomattox") and in classic American musicals ("South Pacific," "Kiss Me Kate"). Pittsinger's tackling the lea…

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