Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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TU Dance gives singer Marian Anderson a voice in spring show

The company invites audiences in with stories that resonate in movement.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 4/18- DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! by BroadwayWorld

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup

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Review: Heat Wave (Cold Basement Dramatics) by Scotty Zacher

Heat Wave should be required viewing for every Chicagoan. Cold Basement Dramatics’ exceptional production highlights the scarier side of our city’s history – and the resilience of thos…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Stage and Screen Actor Jonathan Crombie Has Died at Age 48 by BroadwayWorld

Canadian actor Jonathan Crombie, known for his role as Gilbert Blythe in CBC TV's 1985 ANNE OF GREEN GABLES series and sequels, passed away after suffering a brain hemorrhage on April 15 in …

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BWW Reviews: FINDING NEVERLAND Best Left Undiscovered by Michael Dale

Diane Paulus' strong visuals can't rescue sluggish material.

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Photo Flash: The First Lady Visits HAMILTON Off-Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

The world premiere production of Hamilton, inspired by the book 'Alexander Hamilton' by Ron Chernow, with book, music, and lyrics byLin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail opened Febr…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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It's Official! Second Stage Completes Purchase of Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Broadway’s Helen Hayes Theatre has a new owner! After a somewhat rocky period of negotiation, off-Broadway theater company Second Stage Theatre has completed its purchase of the Helen …

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First Lady Michelle Obama Takes a Trip To Off-Broadway’s Hamilton by Michael Gioia

First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama took a trip to The Public Theater this afternoon to see the April 18 matinee performance of Lin-Manuel Miranda's acclaimed musical Hami…

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‘Romeo and Juliet’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company by Ben Fisler

Director Ian Gallanar, and his cast and crew have thoroughly delivered on the promise of a “lusty, fiery production” of the classic tale of woe, that of Juliet and her Romeo. In fact, wh…

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Your turn: Share your wishes for the Guthrie Theater

If you could share your dreams for the Guthrie Theater with incoming artistic director Joe Haj, what would you tell him? What would you like to see the Guthrie do, be or become?

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Dreams and hopes for the Guthrie as it enters its next stage

Theater leaders talk about their dreams, and give advice, as the Guthrie undergoes a leadership transition from one Joe to another.

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Gruesome Playground Injuries by Theasy.com

Gruesome Playground Injuries Off Off Broadway, Teatro Circulo, F.I.T.R. Productions Reviewed by Dave Osmundsen BOTTOM LINE: An interesting exploration of how we hurt each other physically, …

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Rhap Chat with...Julia Devine by Michael Block

Get to know the artists of Rhapsody Collective's Cycle 3! Here's Julia Devine, actor in play.The Common Room: Heroes vs. VillainsAlchemical Theatre Laboratory Week 1- April 17th-19thWee…

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Spotlight On...Stephen Michael Rondel by Michael Block

Name: Stephen Michael RondelHometown: SeattleEducation: B.A. Theater Arts & Interdisciplinary Child DevelopmentFavorite Credits: Mr. Beaman & Sister Coco Callmeishmael in The Tragic …

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Wolf Hall Parts 1 & 2 (Photos) by Chris Luner

Off with their heads! A brand new epic double-bill production comes to Broadway direct from an acclaimed West End debut! Wolf Hall Parts 1 & 2, originally billed as Wolf Hall and Bring U…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Photo Coverage: Spring is In the Air- Broadway Warms Up for New Season! by Kevin Thomas Garcia

There's nothing quite like Broadway in the spring, and with a total of eighteen new productions opening before the end of the spring season, most of the billboards of New York City's theatre…

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‘Spring Awakening’ at Red Branch Theatre Company by John Harding

Spring Awakening always makes a strong impression on audiences. But it is a particularly bold choice for the season-opener at Red Branch Theatre Company. The 2007 Tony-winning musical, adapt…

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Review: Star's 'Les Mis' a well-sung effort by Pam Kragen

Community troupe Star Repertory delivers ambitious staging in Vista

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Chicago Theater Review: SOUL BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU? (The Second City e.t.c.) by Lawrence Bommer

HIPSTER HUMOR ON A ROLL The title of Second City e.t.c.’s 39th revue, Soul Brother, Where Art Thou?, is more wordplay than revelation. They know very well where to find their very specif…

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The Gruesome Ways Every Character in Wolf Hall Died in Real Life by Nate Jones

Wolf Hall has so many characters, it's nearly impossible to follow all the action without a few trips to Wikipedia, and once there, it's impossible not to be spoiled. Wolf Hall ends with the…

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Theater Review: Stirring 'Spunk' reveals growth in Westcoast Troupe by Jay Handelman

Short stories about relationships by Zora Neal Hurston are set to a bluesy rhythm,... Read more » The post Theater Review: Stirring 'Spunk' reveals growth in Westcoast Troupe appeared f…

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Boozing on Broadway: Who needs the Tonys? Contenders for Best Speciality Cocktail 2015 by Andrea Simakis

Based on painstaking research involving great personal sacrifice and a strong liver, here are the booze-filled contenders for Best Specialty Cocktail, 2015. Will "Hook's Right Hook"…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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‘Tyger’ at banished? Productions at Mead Theatre Lab by Jeanette Quick

Check your pre-conceived notions of a theater experience at the sidewalk at this week’s innovative Tyger at Mead Theatre Lab by banished? Productions. The interactive experience begins be…

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In 'Neel,' Indian dance gets tangled up in blue by Laura Molzahn

Hindu mythology meets identity politics in Ananya Dance Theatre's "Neel: Blutopias of Radical Dreaming." Though undeniably passionate in its social and political aims, this Minneapolis-based…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Evening Star’s The Addams Family Gamely Delivers The Goofy Giggles In A Flawed Script by Bill Hirschman

There’s enough giggles and grins in Evening Star Productions' The Addams Family delivered by these game, committed thespians to keep this production mildly diverting, but they still are fi…

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Second Stage Buys Helen Hayes Theater, Ending Dispute by Michael Paulson

The nonprofit group said it planned to stage more works by living American playwrights, with an emphasis on works by women and minority members.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hamilton Cast Stage an Unforgettable Musical Celebration of A Chorus Line

On April 16, Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of the Public Theater’s production of Hamilton celebrated the 40th anniversary of A Chorus Line by presenting the original cast mem…

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Theater News: Second Stage Theatre Buys Its Broadway Home

The off-Broadway mainstay has officially acquired the Helen Hayes Theatre.

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AMAZING GRACE IS COMING TO BROADWAY and OTHER BIG NEWS! by Kim

A great deal has happened since last summer and being at The Kennedy Center: Jill Bernard and I founded a new company (we will be having a big launch soon), I’m resuming Associate Dire…

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‘Ernest in Love’ at The Colonial Players by Wendi Winters

The sharp jab at the crusty, Victorian era British upper crust in Ernest in Love, with Book and Lyrics by Anne Croswell, Music by Lee Pockriss, and directed by Rick Wade, is not too farf…

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Never Grow Up: Backstage at Finding Neverland with Laura Michelle Kelly, Episode 6: Matthew Morrison by Broadway.com

Laura Michelle Kelly has her camera hijacked by Matthew Morrison in a very special behind-the-scenes video at Finding Neverland.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at noon (Broadway Time)
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JOBS: AYT Weekly Jobs Round Up: April 18 by James Lillywhite

Are you looking for work in the arts industry? Each week we at A Younger Theatre are featuring the best job applications from across the arts spectrum. Whether you’re looking for permanent…

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Fox Theatre brings 'Newsies,' 'Matilda the Musical' and more for 2015-16 season

Five of the shows in the coming season are new to St. Louis.

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Missouri History Museum exhibition examines propaganda's role in rise and fall of Nazi Germany

"State of Deception" offers a disturbing but enlightening look at how Hitler manipulated public opinion 

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Comedian Dick Gregory says the hot-button issues of the ‘60s haven’t cooled down

Former St. Louisan talks about his comedy act, 'Selma' and Ferguson.

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Don't Forget Them! Shuttered Shows of the 2014-15 Broadway Season Still Eligible for Tony Awards by BroadwayWorld

The 69th Annual TONY AWARDS, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, will take place on June 7 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. With the recent confirmation…

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Second Stage Theatre Finally Closes on the Helen Hayes Theatre by BroadwayWorld

It's official Second Stage Theatre has added a Broadway theatre to its lineup of venues.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Eileen Ivers at Wolf Trap by Jessica Vaughan

Eileen Ivers returned to the Barns at Wolf Trap for a rollicking good show filled with her unique brand of Celtic fiddle and traditional roots music like bluegrass, Cajun, French Canadian, a…

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An American in Paris by Doug Marino

Quite possibly this is the most beautifully staged ballet mounted on a Broadway stage.  The perfect blend of theater, dance, and storytelling is something you cannot miss.  The dan…

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The King and I by Doug Marino

When Lincoln Center Theater takes on a project, they never fail to dazzle and impress.  With the largest and best thrust stage in NYC, the scenic effects and  the overall theatrica…

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Review: Between You, Me and the Lampshade/Teatro Vista by Zach Freeman

RECOMMENDED We all have secrets. Some bind us to others; some keep us bound in silence to ourselves; very few remain concealed. “Between You, Me and the Lampshade,” a world premiere writ…

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NEWS: London comedy night to challenge mental health stigma by James Lillywhite

Image: Udderbelly A new comedy night in London is working with a charity to raise money and awareness of mental health. Funny Peculiar is taking place at the Udderbelly on April 20, and is r…

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ALADDIN Stars Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed to Lead Audition Tech, 5/16 by BroadwayWorld

A Class Act NY invites students to come join them for a magical workshop with the two stars of Aladdin, Adam Jacobs Aladdin and Courtney Reed Princess Jasmine in an awesome musical theatre a…

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The Old Globe to Present Two World Premiere Musicals, 18th Annual THE GRINCH, and More in 2015-2016 Season by BroadwayWorld

In its upcoming 2015-2016 season, The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego will present three world-premiere productions with multiple sophomore productions, and more. Check out the full lineup be…

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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS – Simply spectacular by Oscar E Moore

The Greek goddess of dance and song – Terpsichore - is smiling her Greek goddess head off as is anyone else who gets to see this spectacular new Gershwin musical inspired – and I do mean…

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Adam's Call: JANKA A-20398: I Say See It! by Call Me Adam

Adam's Call: JANKA: A-20398: I Say See It! There is a powerful new Off-Broadway show happening in NYC entitled JANKA: A-20398 written by playwright Oscar Speace and starring Janice Noga. Thi…

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TRUE BELIEVER - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Howard Miller

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is frequently associated with war-torn military personnel or victims of terrorism, but it can lay equal devastation to those who only bear witness.

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Fuse Film Interview — Brian Tamm and Nancy Campbell On This Year’s IFFBoston by Tim Jackson

"We’ve let too many valuable creative people leave for Brooklyn, Austin, and Portland. We need to do something about that."

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Carmen Disruption, Almeida Theatre, review: 'information overload' by Dominic Cavendish

A transformation of the original Carmen story is another ambitious work from playwright Simon Stephens, says Dominic Cavendish

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The Broadway star who looks hot in Dr. Zhviago’s fur hat by Barbara Hoffman

His bags were packed, his flat rented, a New York apartment awaited. But the night before his big move, Tam Mutu got a phone call: “Rebecca,” the financially troubled musical...

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/18/15- THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE by Stage Tube

Today in 2002, Thoroughly Modern Millie opened at the Marquis Theatre, where it ran for 903 performances. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a musical with music by Jeanine Tesori, lyrics by Dick S…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way by Trav S.D.

Just a few words of Saturday morning praise for Stewart F. Lane’s authoritative new book Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way. It’s rare to come across a boo…

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Q&A: Gregory Haney

Name: Gregory HaneyWhere are you from? Peoria, ArizonaBroadway Credits: Tarzan, Memphis, Bring It On, WickedHow did you hear you’d booked your first Broadway show? At the time I had multip…

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Mark Shenton: Bravo to Branagh, but there are rumbles for Rufus by Mark Shenton

Just two weeks into his role at the National, artistic director Rufus Norris has a problem. Tessa Ross, the chief executive who

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Review: Gypsy at curtainup.com-London by Lizzie Loveridge

Imelda Staunton conveys the kaleidoscopic complexity of an ambitious mother .

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Review: The Twits at curtainup.com-London by Lizzie Loveridge

Enda Walsh mischievously gives Roald Dahl's the Twits a stage presence

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An American in Paris – Delectable Treat by Sandi Durell

            Review by Sandi Durell   It’s the season of movie musicals of the 50s genre of romance and dance landing on the great white... The post An Am…

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Old Globe to stage three world premieres by James Hebert

Pair of new musicals headline Balboa Park theater's 2015-16 season

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Introducing Mrs. Robert Redford by Diane Bell

Robert Redford visited La Jolla but it was his artist wife who was the star of the show.

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RUBBERBANDance Group deftly blends hip-hop and ballet

Rubberbandance Group's Empirical Quotient is a blend of ballet and hip-hop, but it's a quieter piece than one might expect.

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Best Web videos: Hawking does Monty Python

Take a break from whatever you're doing and watch the five best videos of the week.        

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Behind the Scenes: Looking for theater in a jazz-heavy town by Jay Handelman

Theater directors admit they have some growing to do to attract wider audiences in New Orleans... Read more » The post Behind the Scenes: Looking for theater in a jazz-heavy town appear…

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In 'Song Of Lahore,' A Race To Revive Pakistani Classical Music by Linda Poon

In 1977, classical music virtually died in Pakistan when the government banned live concerts. Seven musicians are working to bring the art back, and a film premiering Saturday documents thei…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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‘Other Desert Cities’ at Vienna Theatre Company by Ashton Schaffer

In an upscale California house in Palm Springs, the Wyeth family is gathering to celebrate the Christmas season. What is supposed to be a joyous occasion turns out, on this particular Christ…

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Mabel Normand and Charlie Chaplin in “Mabel at the Wheel” by Trav S.D.

  Today is the anniversary of the release date of the Keystone comedy Mabel at the Wheel, starring Mabel Normand. There are all sorts of reasons this film is noteworthy. * This is one of t…

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Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside the FINDING NEVERLAND Gypsy Robe Ceremony! by Walter McBride

The company of Finding Neverland just celebrated their opening with the Gypsy Robe ritual, at which the recipient from An American in Paris bestowed the honor on Ron Todorowski . BroadwayWor…

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Romeo and Juliet by Lyn Gardner

Globe, London Continue reading...

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Paul Hodson: writer and director by Georgia Snow

Paul Hodson’s interest in projects with a factual background has led him to direct The Bombing of the Grand Hotel, a new

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Made in Cleveland: 'Phantom's' Kaley Ann Voorhees on corsets, comics and acting cool in front of Matthew Broderick by Andrea Simakis

A little more than six months into her role as Christine Daaé in Broadway's "The Phantom of the Opera," Aurora's Kaley Ann Voorhees is making adjustments and thinking on her feet …

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Marilyn Maye Does it ‘Her Way’ for Sinatra (video) by Sandi Durell

    by: Sandi Durell   It’s a big year for Sinatra – his 100th Birthday and celebration centennials are happening aplenty. But there’s only one treasure with…

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Today on TCM: Attack of the 50 Foot Woman by Trav S.D.

Today at 2pm (EST) on Turner Movie Classics, a camp classic if ever there was one, 1958’s Attack of the 50 Foot Woman.  The film is a riff on the previous’s year’s equall…

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Ah Paree: "An American in Paris" and "Gigi" by Broadway & Me

Like most Americans, I’m a sucker for the mystique of Paris. And I’ve recently had the chance to overindulge that fascination by seeing the new productions of Gigi and An American in Par…

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Sold! Second Stage Completes Million-Dollar Purchase for the Helen Hayes, Adding Fourth Non-Profit t by Michael Gioia

Second Stage Theatre, the not-for-profit Off-Broadway company founded in 1979 by director Carole Rothman and actress Robyn Goodman, has purchased Broadway's Helen Ha…

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Must Watch: Hamilton Sings “What I Did for Love” To Original Cast of A Chorus Line by Robert Viagas

Off-Broadway’s Hamilton paid emotional tribute to the surviving members fo the original cast of A Chorus Line Thursday evening on the 40th anniversary of the latter show’s opening ni…

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WatchVideo: Hamilton Pays Emotional Tribute To Original Cast of A Chorus Line by Robert Viagas

Off-Broadway’s Hamilton paid emotional tribute to the surviving members fo the original cast of A Chorus Line Thursday evening on the 40th anniversary of the latter show’s opening ni…

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Must See: Hamilton Sings “What I Did for Love” To Original Cast of A Chorus Line by Robert Viagas

Off-Broadway’s Hamilton paid emotional tribute to the surviving members fo the original cast of A Chorus Line Thursday evening on the 40th anniversary of the latter show’s opening ni…

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An American in Paris - Wow! And double wow! by Oscar E. Moore

There aren’t enough superlatives to describe what is happening on stage at the Palace Theatre. It’s a production that is to be savored over and over again.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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BWW's On This Day - April 18, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Beautiful Deadpan: The Brilliance of Virginia O’Brien by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of singer and character comedienne Virginia O’Brien (1919-2001). Though I am about 70 years too late, I will always be her advocate and champion — I see the…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 07:25AM

Julian Chenery: ‘I want to create art to inspire and engage young people’ by Susan Elkin

Julian Chenery, founder of Shakespeare 4 Kidz, is not your stereotypical theatre impresario. He’s a big, fast-talking, tousled man who exudes no-nonsense

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Features: My Top 5 Showtunes: Liam Tamne

We chat to the Phantom of the Opera star to find out which songs will be playing as he takes on the London Marathon next weekend

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Finding Ella (my search for The Camel Girl) by Trav S.D.

Originally posted on ellaharper:Ella Harper, taken about 1885-1886. There are a couple of other photos of her if interested, easily found by Googling. Back in November of 2014 I was going th…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 06:16AM

The Pirates of Penzance, Touring by David Nice

When does a Gilbert and Sullivan chorus make you laugh, cry and cheer as much as any of the famous set pieces? In this case when Major-General Stanley’s daughters “climbing over rocky mo…

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Of Barry Goldwater, Sandra Bernhard and Eight Other Things About Jewish Arizona

Barry Goldwater inherited his Jewish dad’s department store and Irving Berlin wrote ‘White Christmas’ in the Grand Canyon state. Here are 8 other things about Arizona. Clic…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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A LEVEL PLAYING FIELD Jermyn St Theatre, SW1 by Libby Purves

FIFTY GRADES OF A?  ( EDUCATIONAL SADISM TODAY) During the first half, parents of teenagers will cringingly hope that Jonathan Lewis’ play is fanciful: a comically exaggerated libel on a …

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This week’s new live comedy by James Kettle

Stewart Francis | Liam Williams | Josh Howie Continue reading...

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This week’s new dance by Judith Mackrell

Rosie Kay Dance Company: 5 Soldiers | Dance International Glasgow Continue reading...

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This week’s new theatre by Lyn Gardner & Mark Cook

Everyman | The Rolling Stone | Gods Are Fallen And All Safety Gone | Justice And Mercy season | A Translation Of Shadows | Feed The BeastIn 2000, when Chiwetel Ejiofor was last at the Nation…

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Bringing the bombing of Brighton’s Grand Hotel to the stage by Julie Everton and Josie Melia

The co-writers of a play about the attempted assassination of Margaret Thatcher and her cabinet reveal their prep and process, and offer tips for other writers Continue reading...

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Crisis at the NT and a clash of cultures by Rupert Christiansen

This week's upheaval at the National Theatre highlights a growing tension at the top of Britain's major arts institutions, says Rupert Christiansen

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Dahling, you were divine: religion on the stage by Mark Lawson

As Stoppard and Shaw plays at the National debate the likelihood of God, Shakespeare’s King John is revived in a church and the St Paul’s Occupy protests are staged, Mark Lawson asks why…

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Alan Rickman on Harry Potter, Die Hard and big wigs by Robbie Collin

Video: From Severus Snape to Louis XIV - how Alan Rickman became cinema's greatest silver-tongued devil

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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In the Moment: An Interview with 1st Stage’s ‘Old Wicked Songs’ Musical Director Walter “Bobby” McCoy and Artistic/Managing Director Alex Le by David Siegel

1st Stage’s production of Old Wicked Songs by Jon Marans has opened to high praise from reviewers and audiences alike. After seeing the show I wanted to learn more about something very…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:21AM
Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Pianist Martin Kasik with the Embassy Series at the Czech Embassy by David Rohde

Czech pianist Martin Kasik has an important historic connection with Washington despite relatively infrequent visits here. He was a 1999 winner of the Young Concert Artists series, which lau…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:21AM

Theater News: Sense and Sensibility Makes World Premiere at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Jane Austen's classic novel comes to CST's Courtyard Theater.

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4 Great Picture Prompts for Playwrights by Lindsay Price

Ideas can come from anything and everything. But it’s always a good idea to give students a jumping off point. Picture Prompts are a great tool in a playwright’s arsenal to inspire c…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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TDF Hosts Special Performance of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES to Benefit Open Doors Today by BroadwayWorld

Today, April 18th, TDF will host a special reception and performance of The Heidi Chronicles to celebrate the show's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein, and to rais…

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Stephen Sondheim Discusses Orchestration In Detail In New Video Featurette by Pat Cerasaro

The master discusses the imperative importance of orchestrations

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Jennifer Hudson, Demi Lovato & More Set for VH1's THE RIDE, Premiering Tonight by TV News Desk

Every kid has a dream but a dream alone doesn't provide a future. THE RIDE consists of 8 hour-long episodes featuring Macklemore amp Ryan Lewis, Linkin Park, T.I and various other trendsetti…

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Photo Flash: West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Closes Today by BroadwayWorld

The critically-acclaimed stage adaptation, Shakespeare in Love is now entering its final weeks at the Nol Coward Theatre. The play will complete its limited season today 18 April 2015 having…

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Bets Malone Stars in PRIDE AND PREJUDICE World Premiere, Opening Tonight at La Mirada by BroadwayWorld

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment presents their first-ever World Premiere musical and the fourth show of their 2014-2015 season, the runaway hit of the…

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Elaine Paige on Her Farewell Concert Film, Nicole Scherzinger in Cats & Keeping Her Costumes by Ryan McPhee

Elaine Paige is often referred to as the First Lady of British Musical Theater, having originated such iconic roles as Eva Peron in Evita and Grizabella in Cats. But now—50 y…

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Trace the History of Fun Home, From Graphic Memoir to Moving Broadway Musical by Kathy Henderson

The storyline of Fun Home doesn’t scream (or even whisper) “Broadway musical,” but that’s exactly what makes the show is such a thrilling surprise. This coming-of-age…

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Theater News: Perfect Crime, New York's Longest-Running Off-Broadway Play, Turns 29

The whodunit runs at the Theater Center in Times Square.

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Theater News: The Diary of Anne Frank Begins at Boston Children's Theatre

The Boston theater presents the show in honor of the 70th anniversary of Frank's death.

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Helen Hayes Theatre Sold For $24.7M, Adding Fourth Nonprofit To Broadway’s Bazaar by Jeremy Gerard

EXCLUSIVE: Second Stage Theatre, one of New York’s most prominent off-Broadway companies, closed Friday on its deal to buy the Helen Hayes Theatre, Deadline has confirmed. The $24.7 mi…

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The Barber of Seville: review by Richard Ouzounian

Alek Shrader as Count Almaviva and Joshua Hopkins as Figaro may be the best comedic male pairing since Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. The Road to Seville, anyone?

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Taking a Risk on Bye Bye Birdie Paved the Way for Avenue Q and Something Rotten! by Mark Robinson

Musicals like Anything Goes and Bye Bye Birdie are often considered old-fashioned classics that receive affectionate revivals. But when they first premiered, these musicals were ground&#…

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Playbill Vault’s Today In Theatre History: April 18 by David Gewirtzman and Anne Bradley and Ernio Hernandez

1936 In Irwin Shaw's Bury the Dead the task becomes impossible as the six dead soldiers refuse the grave. This one-act protest against the war will run three months at the Ethel Barr…

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Megan McGinnis, Wayne Wilcox, Sean Allan Krill Star in Premiere of Paul Gordon’s Sense and Sensibili by Andrew Gans

Chicago Shakespeare Theater's world premiere of Sense and Sensibility, a musical adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel, plays the Courtyard Theater April 18-June 7.

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Those Dancing Feet! 10 Iconic Broadway Dance Numbers by Ben Rimalower

What Broadway dance performances have stayed in your head days — or even years — after you first watch them? Playbill.com correspondent Ben Rimalower offers a collection …

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It’s Lisa’s Turn! Why Tyne Daly Insisted This Broadway Breakout Got The Last Bow by Carey Purcell

Lisa Howard, playing the long-suffering older daughter and devoted maid of honor at her sister's weding in the new musical It Shoulda Been You shares stories of her hilarious co-…

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Broadway-Bound Because of Winn-Dixie Officially Opens Tonight by Adam Hetrick

Because of Winn-Dixie, the new musical by Tony-winning Spring Awakening songwriter Duncan Sheik and Tony-nominated Legally Blonde lyricist Nell Benjamin, officially opens to the …

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Off-Broadway’s Perfect Crime Marks 29 Years of Performances Today by Playbill Staff

The long-running Off-Broadway thriller Perfect Crime, which first opened in 1987, celebrates its 29th anniversary–and 11,482nd performance–today at the Anne L. Be…

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Green Day Inducted Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Today by Michael Gioia

Green Day, the band whose music inspired the Broadway musical American Idiot, will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at a ceremony today.

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Stage Views: Fun Home Star Beth Malone On Gigi, Hamilton, Unsinkable Molly Brown and More by Andrew Gans

Playbill.com's series features actors commenting on their recent theatregoing experiences, what productions they're looking forward to and more.

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Jessie Mueller and Chicago’s “Broadway Moms” Headline Today’s Carnegie Hall Family Concert by Michael Gioia

Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller and Chicago's "Broadway Moms," Leslie Stifelman and Melissa Rae Mahon, are among the lineup for Take the Stage With Broadway Stars, scheduled f…

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