Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Review: Promises Promises, Southwark Playhouse by Tal Fox

Promises Promises, is based on the Oscar winning Billy Wilder movie from 1960, The Apartment. In 1968 it received the Broadway treatment with Neil Simon writing the book and Burt Bacharach a…

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Review: The Doppel Gang, Tristan Bates Theatre by Ethan Taylor

As something that originally came to being as a university assignment, The Doppel Gang has snowballed into a tour in 2015 and now gets a lengthy run at the Tristan Bates Theatre, all in the …

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Review: The Red Balloon, The Puppet Theatre Barge by Lydia Lakemoore

Aboard a quaint little barge, that moors in the waters of Little Venice during the winter months, I am surprised to find a fully functioning theatre complete with stage, lighting rig, and ma…

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Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Don’t Miss: Justin Sayre’s Final Season of The Meeting* at Joe’s Pub by Matthew Wexler

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre — the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda — has anno…

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Americans for the Arts Responds to Possible National Endowment for the Arts Cuts by Michael Gioia

Brian Stokes Mitchell, who serves on the AftA board, posted the statement to social media.

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BWW Interview: JITNEY's Anthony Chisholm Dives Into the Unknown by Naomi Serviss

A mainstay of August Wilson's Pittsburgh 20th Century Cycle is back for another turn as Fielding, the desperate gypsy cab driver.

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Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Brian Stokes Mitchell Responds to Talk of Elimination of National Endowment for the Arts by BroadwayWorld

In a recent Facebook post, well-known Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell made a statement about news surrounding the National Endowment of the Arts. Discussion has circulated suggesting the…

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Century of Slapstick #106: Charlie Chaplin in “Easy Street: by Trav S.D.

Today is the 100th anniversary of the release date of one of Charlie Chaplin’s best known and best loved comedy shorts Easy Street (1917). Easy Street was made and released at the p…

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THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY to Receive World Premiere in Texas by BroadwayWorld

Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance in association with HarrisonBowman New Works Commission is proud to bring The World According to Snoopy, a revised version of the class…

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Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Jeff Talbott’s “i” Gets Pioneer Reading With Todd Gearhart, Susanna Florence, More; Wes Grantom Helms in Utah by Kenneth Jones

A new play called i, by Jeff Talbott, will be heard for the first time as part of Pioneer Theatre Company’s winter 2017 Play-by-Play new play reading series Jan. 27-28. The staged reading …

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Review: "The Comedy of Errors" at Hartford Stage by Mark G Auerbach

Another colorful Shakespeare production under the helm of Darko Trsnjak.

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Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Let It Shine Episode 3 review: Can any of them act? by Paul Vale

As we hit the third week of auditions to find a boy band for Gary Barlow’s new musical, I can’t help thinking

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The Convert review – coming to grips with family and faith in a British colony by Michael Billington

Gate theatre, LondonChristopher Haydon ends his Gate reign on a high note with gripping story of a young African woman’s conversion to CatholicismChristopher Haydon’s final production at…

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Strictly Come Dancing live: a crowd in love with the moves of Ed Balls by Alexis Petridis

Former shadow chancellor and what the programme tactfully calls his ‘entertaining approach to dance’ steal the showSeconds after the stars of the tenth anniversary Strictly Come Dancing …

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BWW's On This Day - January 22, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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THE DOPPEL GANG – Tristan Bates Theatre by Laura Kressly

By an anonymous guest critic If you’re a Marx Brothers fan like myself, you might go to this production by the company JUST SOME THEATRE with some trepidation. Are these four performer…

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Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 6am (Broadway Time)

On my radar: Pankaj Mishra’s cultural highlights by Pankaj Mishra

The writer on Riz Ahmed in The Night Of, his favourite cafe, the insights of William Empson and extraordinary Indian bharatanatyam dancingPankaj Mishra is an essayist and novelist. Born in 1…

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WINTER SOLSTICE – Orange Tree Theatre by Aleks Sierz

A day or so after Theresa May’s keynote speech about Brexit the words Europe and European carry an electric charge. For Leavers, they represent the evil empire; for Remainers, a world we h…

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Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Quizzes: Test your theatre knowledge: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

As Frank Wildhorn's Wonderland begins it UK tour, how much do you know about Lewis Carroll's novel?

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THE WILD PARTY – The Hope Theatre by Shanine Salmon

First published in 1928 (having been banned and rejected for its sheer filth) this adaptation embraces the rhythm of the Joseph Moncure March narrative poem and of the time but whilst Anna C…

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Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Winter Solstice review – beware the sincere stranger by Susannah Clapp

Orange Tree, Richmond, SurreyA silver-tongued visitor is not what he seems in Roland Schimmelpfennig’s subtle exploration of the rise of the new rightWinter Solstice is, in a way, the perf…

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Giselle review – Xander Parish steals the show by Luke Jennings

Coliseum, LondonEnglish National Ballet guest artist Xander Parish – British star of the Mariinsky – is world-class. Isn’t it time he was lured back to London?Mary Skeaping’s product…

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Picnic at Hanging Rock review – bright and mysterious by Susannah Clapp

Lyceum, EdinburghA vivid adaptation of the classic Australian tale about the disappearance of a group of schoolgirls in 1900When Joan Lindsay wrote Picnic at Hanging Rock in 1967, she create…

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Sunday, January 22, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘Rock of Ages’ at Eagle Theatre by Deb Miller

It’s back to the ‘80s at Hammonton’s Eagle Theatre, for an absolutely hilarious revisiting of the decade of big hair, tacky fashions, and bad-ass music–or just bad, if you’re n…

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Interviews: Hedwig's Euan Morton on Kissing Nonagenarians and Fooling Potter Fans Across the U.S.

The Taboo Tony nominee is learning life lessons on the big stages of America's "Wicked Little Towns."

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Actress Leslie Hope returns to theatre roots in Liv Stein by Lauren La Rose - The Canadian Press

North American premiere of German play opens Tuesday at the Bluma Appel Theatre.

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Orange Julius Opens Off-Broadway Jan. 22 by Olivia Clement

Basil Kreimendahl's memory play traces the relationship between a dying Vietnam vet and his trans, adult child.

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17 Top Eateries At and Around BroadwayCon by Sarah Bruning

From inside the Javits to theatre-district standards, where to eat during BroadwayCon 2017.

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What’s in Killian Donnelly’s Book? The Songs That Booked the Kinky Boots Star Jobs by Michael Gioia

Kinky Boots’ Charlie Price takes us through his audition repertoire.

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How TV Made Aya Cash Better Onstage by Iris Wiener

The star of FXX’s You’re the Worst made the move to TV to up her profile and get cast onstage.

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Kelly Strayhorn Theater brings fresh approach to dance programming for 2017 by Jane Vranish / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Janera Solomon looked out her front door and saw Uber’s self-driving cars picking up people coming from the nearby Ace Hotel Pittsburgh.

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Stage preview: 'Hedwig' tour high steps it into the Benedum Center by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tony Award nominee Euan Morton auditioned for the lead of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” with no experience walking in heels. Paul McGill was hired as the tour’s assistant choreographer. …

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