Monday, September 26, 2016 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Watch Kristin Chenoweth Cure Your Case of the Mondays with 'Smile' by Lindsey Sullivan

A performance from Kristin Chenoweth can make anyone grin (even a tearjerker like "Smile"). The pint-sized Broadway fave appeared on The Today Show on September 26 to sing the sent…

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Jennifer Simard Will Play a Grown-Up Cindy Lou Who in Who's Holiday Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

A lot has happened to Cindy Lou Who in the past 40 years; she earned a Tony nod and now names Bette among her peers. Disaster! Tony nominee Jennifer Simard will headline the world premiere o…

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Northern Ireland initiative plans to raise £3m to fund access to arts by Michael Quinn

Local government authorities in Northern Ireland have been challenged to match-fund a £1.5 million initiative by the region’s Arts Council to increase

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David Walliams: Theatre should not be just for the ‘privileged few’ by Matthew Hemley

David Walliams has become the latest high-profile figure to criticise the cost of ticket prices in the West End, warning the industry

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Tunbridge Wells’ Royal Victoria Hall to be reborn as Southborough Hub by Georgia Snow

A new theatre space is to be created in place of the soon-to-be-demolished Royal Victoria Hall in Southborough, Kent. The building, called

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Elton John to host Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2016 by Georgia Snow

Elton John has been announced as one of the hosts of this year’s London Evening Standard Theatre Awards, which take place later

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brownsville song (b-side for tray) at Theater Alliance (review) by Sarah Scafidi

In recent years, turning on the TV or radio, or even just logging in to Facebook, can often feel like a feat of the will.  The barrage of stories of unspeakable violence, pain and anguish i…

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Video: Video: Ian Hislop and Nick Newman talk The Wipers Times

The adaptation of their wartime comedy opens at The Watermill Theatre, Newbury

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Theatre News: Gala announced for The Phantom of the Opera's 30th birthday

An anniversary gala will take place in October to celebrate

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Theatre News: Imelda Staunton's Gypsy DVD dates announced

You will soon be able to own this piece of theatrical history

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Photo Flash: David Walliams Launches West End GANGSTA GRANNY at Hatton Garden's Bedazzl Diamonds by Marianka Swain

The stage version of David Walliams' hit children's book GANGSTA GRANNY, adapted and directed by Neal Foster,is coming to the West End next summer following an extensive UK tour. Today, Wall…

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Meet the Cast of the An American in Paris Tour by Hannah Vine

The Tony Award-winning show will open its national tour with a two-week engagement at the Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre in Boston, October 25–November 6.

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THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA 30th Anniversary Performance Releases Tickets for Sale by BroadwayWorld

On Monday 10 October, the West End production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical 'THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA', at the Her Majesty's Theatre, celebrates its 30th Anniversary with a very sp…

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Monday, September 26, 2016 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Exclusive: Molly Ringwald to Star in Terms of Endearment by Olivia Clement

The stage and screen star will star as Aurora Greenway in the American debut of Dan Gordon’s stage adaptation.

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Review: The Collector, York Theatre Royal by Adam Bruce

It’s always interesting to see where Fringe shows end up after their stint in Edinburgh. Some shows disappear, while others re-emerge years later with renewed vigour and poise. The latter …

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Lenah Hall Teases Her Hedwig in Instagram Shot by Adam Hetrick

Here’s your first look at Tony Award winner Lena Hall’s transformation as Hedwig.

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Dominic Fumusa by Little Known Facts W/ Ilana Levine

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, …

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Photo Flash: On the Scene at the 2016 Broadway Flea Market

Check out the tables, products, and stars found during the annual event.

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Jennifer Simard To Lead Cast of Who’s Holiday! by Olivia Clement

The Tony nominee will star as Cindy Lou Who is the world premiere of the Christmas parody.

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Female playwrights deliver Manchester's global festival of childbirth by Frances Perraudin North Of England Reporter

Royal Exchange theatre to explore experiences of birth around the world in programme of seven new plays highlighting healthcare inequalityIn 2010, the UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon wrote …

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Photos! Idina Menzel Has CD Signing for Her Latest Album idina by Hannah Vine

The Broadway star celebrated her new album at the 5th Ave Barnes & Noble September 23.

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Review: ‘Babes in Arms’ at The FrederickTowne Players by Rick Weldon

Babes in Arms, a classic Rodgers & Hart “let’s put on a show” show, blasts onto the stage in the latest FrederickTowne Players production. The youthful energy of the cast fuels thi…

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2016 Fall Preview Broadway, Off-Broadway Shows by Lauren Yarger

Which Lights Will Shine Brightest This Fall on Broadway? By Lauren YargerTemperatures are finally dropping and along with Fall’s leaves comes another Broadway theater season. Big name star…

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Hamilton Hosts Voter Registration Effort at Broadway’s Rodgers Theatre This Week by Robert Viagas

If tonight’s debate motivates you, the all-American Broadway musical will be ready.

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Fuse Book Review: Altamont — Rock’s Worst Day? by Blake Maddux

As a work of history, a journalistic account, and an astute study of a troubled subculture, Altamont is so engrossing that it almost disarms criticism.

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Fields Fest Lives! by Trav S.D.

December 25, 2016 will mark the 70th anniversary of the passing from our plane of the great stage and screen comedian W.C. Fields. To mark the occasion we have organized Fields Fest, a mini-…

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Blogs: Matt Trueman: Is music the most powerful thing in theatre?

Matt Trueman on music's ability to transport you straight back into the theatre

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The Marriage of Figaro from Washington National Opera (review) by Susan Galbraith

  As the dimming lights turned the deep red walls of the Kennedy Center Opera House into darkness, the spiky celestial chandeliers seemed to glow with unusual brilliance, welcoming us i…

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Exposure by Innovative Theatre Foundation

Written by Laura ZlatosDirected by Devin BrianProduced by Next In Line Productions LLCNominated for: Outstanding Lighting Design, Govin Ruben About the ProductionExposure is inspired by t…

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Monday, September 26, 2016 at 9am (Broadway Time)

See the Broadway Stars Who Came Out for 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market by Hannah Vine

The September 25 event benefited Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Review: Out There, Union Theatre by Rebecca Gwyther

In the current theatre climate there is an incredible necessity and desire for new musicals. The UK is being left behind as Broadway streaks ahead in its musical creations, with Hamilton and…

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Competition: Win tickets to Shopping and F***ing at the Lyric Hammersmith by A Younger Theatre

Win a pair of tickets to see Shopping and F***ing at the Lyric Hammersmith Shopping and F***ing | 7 Oct – 5 Nov 2016 | Lyric Hammersmith Twenty years since its explosive prem…

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Birmingham Stage Company's Production of David Walliams' GANGSTA GRANNY Makes West End Debut by BroadwayWorld

To celebrate their 25th anniversary next year, Birmingham Stage Company - the acclaimed producers of Horrible Histories Live On Stage - today announce the West End debut of David Walliams' b…

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PHOTOS: Cast of WILL & GRACE Together Again; Reunion Show in the Works? by TV News Desk

The cast of NBC's WILL AND GRACE, including Megan Mullally, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Eric McCormack, reunited on Saturday, September 24, at Mullally and husband Nick Offerman's comedy s…

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Seventh Annual West End Bares – A Knight Like No Other by Editorial Staff

By Editorial Staff Last night, a host of West End performers took to the stage at London’s Novello Theatre for the 7th Annual West End Bares. Hosted by Graham Norton, Samantha Bond, Da…

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Review: What Did You Expect at by Elyse Sommer

The second of Richard Nelson's trilogy about the Gabriels of Rhinebeck, New York set within the context of the endless and surreal presidential campaign.

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Fuse Film Interview: “Trafficked” — Siddharth Kara’s Disturbing Vision of Modern Slavery by Bill Marx

"The purpose of the film is to take the audience on what I hope will be a riveting, challenging, and ultimately uplifting journey into the world of human trafficking."

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A Conversation with Nathan Alan Davis & Megan Sanberg-Zakian by Admin

  The story of Nat Turner is going viral these days as the United States continues to confront slavery’s legacy when we witness and respond to police brutality, mass incarceration…

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Careers Clinic: Should I tone down my accent? by John Byrne

Having done quite well in my native Ireland for the past two years, I decided to bite the bullet and move to

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Monday, September 26, 2016 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Interviews: Mary Bevan - beneath the calm surface

The British soprano opens this week in ENO's new production of Don Giovanni

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Theatre News: Elton John to host the Evening Standard Theatre Awards

The singer will co-host the awards with the newspaper's owner Evgeny Lebedev

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Photos: In photos: Graham Norton, Samantha Bond and more at West End Bares

The charity event took place last week in the West End

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Photo Flash: WEST END BARES Is 'Bigger and Barer Than Ever Before' by BroadwayWorld

Graham Norton, Samantha Bond, Michelle Visage and David Bedella alongside a host of performers took to the stage of the Novello Theatre last night for the seventh annualWest End Bares, raisi…

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VIDEO: Idina Menzel Gushes About Engagement; Reveals Dream Duet Partner by BroadwayWorld

Things are going from great to even greater for actress and singer Idina Menzel this week. Not only does she have a top 10 album on the iTunes charts but she got engaged to fellow theater st…

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Review: ‘Underground Rooftop Coffee House’ at Arts Collective @ HCC by Susan Brall

Thursday, September, 22, 2016, marked the beginning of the 22nd Season for Howard Community College’s Arts Collective. Thursday night’s performance of the Underground Rooftop Coffee …

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REVIEW: Out There, Union Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Nevertheless, this is another creditable creation from the production stables of Sasha Regan and underlines her continuing commitment to the development of new British musica…

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Billionaire George Soros Is Helping Refugees Get A Fresh Start by Rino16

The refugee and migration crisis is changing the social structure of the planet. Europe is in the middle of one the most important migration period in recorded history on Biography, and the …

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Bill Nunn obituary by Ryan Gilbey

Actor best remembered as Radio Raheem in Spike Lee’s Do the Right ThingThe actor Bill Nunn, who has died aged 63 of leukaemia, was a gentle giant who appeared frequently as a supporting pl…

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Monday, September 26, 2016 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Video: David Walliams on Gangsta Granny coming to the West End

We spoke with the author, comedian and TV personality about the stage adaptation of his children's novel

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Photo Flash: Introducing George and Martha from WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? - Conleth Hill and Imelda Staunton by BroadwayWorld

Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill will star in a new production of multi Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf directed by James Macdonald.

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BWW Review: IMOGEN, Shakespeare's Globe, 23 September 2016 by Marianka Swain

The Globe is breaking bad. Cymbeline comes to us as Imogen -subtitledRenamed and Reclaimed, properly recognising that Imogen has far more to say than her royal father -but that's just the st…

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BWW's On This Day - September 26, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Poll: Is gender imbalance ‘systemic’ within the theatre industry? by The Stage

Last week, theatre company Tonic Theatre published its latest research into gender equality in the theatre industry, revealing “profound imbalances”. This week

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Monday, September 26, 2016 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Remains of Hamlet premiere theatre site granted heritage status by David Hutchison

The remains of the theatre where Shakespeare’s Hamlet was first performed has been granted legal protection by the government. Archeological remains of

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Features: Top 5 theatre openings this week: 26 September - 2 October

Dominic Cooper makes his West End debut and Ian Hislop adapts his wartime comedy for the stage in this week's top openings

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Fire damage at Mogador Theatre threatens Phantom’s Paris premiere by Georgia Snow

The 30th anniversary production of The Phantom of the Opera could be in jeopardy after a fire hit the Paris theatre where

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Review: Hamlet-Mobile Unit at by Deirdre Donovan

The Mobile Unit's production staring award-winning Brit Chukwudi Iwuji at the Public's downtown home

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Friendship, Just The Perfect Blendship! by Andrew Wright

The Brangelina break-up got me to thinking of a theatrical bust-up that I once witnessed. Where no love was lost and divorce was inevitable! I was part of a show where the leading lady fired…

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David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny to make West End debut by Matthew Hemley

David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny will come to the West End next year, playing at the Garrick Theatre. The Birmingham Stage Company production,

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Who is playing whom at Stratford next year by J. Kelly Nestruck

The Ontario repertory theatre company will not officially announce its casting for the 2017 season until next month – but information about who is starring in the big shows has already sta…

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Monday, September 26, 2016 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Monday, September 26, 2016 by James Marino

Listen: Disney Settles on a “Frozen” Director and Lewis Black to Film Show for TV! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top thea…

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Review: Review: Imogen (Shakespeare's Globe)

Matthew Dunster updates Shakespeare's Cymbeline at the Globe

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Theatre News: David Walliams' Gangsta Granny to open in the West End

The comedian's bestselling children's book has been adapted by Neal Foster

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Raw Bard: Hamlet by Jk Clarke

          by JK Clarke   I’ve seen a lot of Hamlets. Just this year I count at least four. The productions have ranged from big budget and professional to sma…

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Harry ever after: tracing Daniel Radcliffe's evolution, from Potter to flatulent corpse by John Patterson

With Swiss Army Man, Daniel Radcliffe shakes off the last of his tween era with a funny and moving role as a cheese-cutting cadaverYou have to hand it to the stars of the Harry Potter franch…

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IMOGEN – Shakespeare’s Globe by Matt Merritt

So, retitled Imogen and set in modern London is the play really “reclaimed” as the publicity suggests? Well… no, not really. Cymbeline may be the title character but it’s always been…

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Simon Higlett: ‘You have to persuade people to build things they don’t want to’ by Nick Smurthwaite

Not all rookie set designers struggle to earn a living. After he’d graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art in 1982

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The Green Room: What makes for good dialogue? by Thomas Hescott

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details… Albert

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Monday, September 26, 2016 at 4am (Broadway Time)

PILGRIMS – The Yard Theatre by Aleks Sierz

The metaphor of mountain climbing resonates with the crisis of masculinity in new sex-war drama.

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THE RIVALS – Bristol & touring by Helen McWilliams

First performed in 1775, The Rivals is still standing the test of time, it seems, and never more evident than with this production at the glorious Bristol Old Vic. The eloquent dialogue (wri…

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Review: Martha Graham Dance Company at The Alden Theatre by Lisa Traiger

Heraclitus may have said it first, but 20th century modern dance pioneer Martha Graham followed his dictum: “Change is the only constant.” The company the iconic dancer and choreographe…

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Monday, September 26, 2016 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Jump First, Ask Later review: parkour stage show fails to get airborne by Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

Western Sydney street acrobatics troupe Dauntless Movement Crew delivers an earnest but underwhelming productionJump first, ask later. That’s the motto of the Fairfield-based Dauntless Mov…

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Mentor Street runs both ways by Itn Playwright

The Dale Wasserman was my friend and mentor. Although he died in 2008 at age 94, he still influences my writing. He gladly read everything I wrote, and gave me concise constructive critiques…

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Monday, September 26, 2016 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Plan your week’s theatre: top tickets by Lyn Gardner

Harriet Walter stars as Prospero at the Donmar’s new site, Mark Gatiss joins The Boys in the Band at the Park, London, and, in Edinburgh, a 2,500-year-old story of women seeking asylumDubl…

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Julius Caesar – Melbourne Fringe by Keith Gow

“Hooray and up she rises, Hooray and up she rises” chant the working women of Rome to celebrate Caesar’s victory and her return to the capital. Soon, though, Caesar is warned to “Bew…

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Sam Strong Launches QTC’s 2017 Programme by Jemma Lanyon

Taking over from Wesley Enoch as Artistic Director of Queensland Theatre Company late last year, Sam Strong delivered Wesley’s last season throughout 2016. There is anticipation crackling…

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Switzerland by Arts Review

Sydney Theatre Company’s production of Joanna Murray-Smith’s acclaimed two-hander, Switzerland comes to the Southbank Theatre, under the direction of newly appointed MTC Associate…

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Mark Shenton’s week: getting papped with Ian McKellen by Mark Shenton

The price of celebrity Last week, I went to the Wyndham’s Theatre to meet and interview Ian McKellen. It was the day

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Monday, September 26, 2016 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Vintage Costumes Come Alive In “Hollywood Revisited” by Cary Ginell

REVIEW BY CARY GINELL You’ve seen them. Gaudy costumes worn by Hollywood and Broadway stars, preserved and on display in museums and galleries. It’s a great way to witness first-…

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Review: ‘Turandot’ at Opera Philadelphia in Philadelphia, PA. by Megan Diehl

Danger and darkness lurk around every corner of Opera Philadelphia’s stunning new production of Turandot, a co-production with Minnesota Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Utah Ope…

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St Mary’s in Exile – QTC World Premiere by Bobbi-Lea Dionysius

In the largest schism in Australia’s Catholic history, Father Peter Kennedy was ousted from his post at St Mary’s by the Church for his unorthodox practices. The beloved priest was progr…

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Obituary: Eleo Pomare by Terry Monaghan

Choreographer and dancer fired by a sense of social injusticeEleo Pomare, who has died in Manhattan aged 70, was widely regarded as the angriest, but also the most underrated, of the leading…

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“I Never Fit In,” Says Josh Groban On the Key to His Success by Michael Gioia

The stars (or comets) aligned, and Josh Groban finally feels right where he belongs—on Broadway.

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How Does Tommy Bracco Like to Seize the Day? by Olivia Clement

The Newsies star names his dream role, the show he’d most like to see revived and the last thing he binge-watched.

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American Theatre Wing Celebrates Cicely Tyson Tonight by Andrew Gans

The gala evening, featuring performances by Tony-winning artists, is held at The Plaza.

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Career Transition for Dancers 31st Anniversary Jubilee Presented Tonight by Andrew Gans

The evening is held at the New York Marriott Marquis.

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Memorial Held Today at the Winter Garden for Broadway Wardrobe Supervisor by Andrew Gans

Irene Bunis passed away earlier this summer.

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Broadway Bounty Hunter, Starring Annie Golden, Heads to Joe’s Pub by Michael Gioia

The musical by Joe Iconis was recently seen at Barrington Stage Company.

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Jon Rua, Kathryn Erbe and More Are Part of Tonight’s Remarkably Normal Reading by Andrew Gans

The evening is held at the June Havoc Theatre Off-Broadway.

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Nat Turner in Jerusalem Opens Tonight at New York Theatre Workshop by Olivia Clement

Nathan Alan Davis’ play imagines Nat Turner during the final night in his jail cell.

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