Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside the Gypsy Robe Ceremony for BANDSTAND! by Walter McBride

Welcome home, Bandstand Earlier this week, a brand new musical took its place on Broadway at theBernard B. JacobsTheatre. Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winnerAndy Blankenbuehler, …

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘Forbidden Kingdoms’ at Rorschach Theatre by John Stoltenberg

There are mysteries of belief and faith beneath this fascinating parable of a play, roiling like the seawater that churns below the wooden house where its action takes place. This house is b…

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Love The Theater? Why “Come From Away” Is An Absolute Must-See by Rino16

There are few things as enjoyable as getting together with a few close friends or loved ones and going to the theater. Because theater is so interactive, it gives you a chance to bond both w…

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Shaun Blaney by Daniel Perks

COMET is meant to be an unanticipated conversation, a guerrilla style performance that catches its audience offguard and hits them with verbatim issues facing young people today.

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Natasha, Anastasia, Teyve & More- A Chronological Look at Russia on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

Have you heard Rumor has it that Russia has come to New York City this season, as NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 and ANASTASIA have officially arrived on Broadway. This will be …

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Review: ‘The Dreyfus Affair’ and the Sound of Anxiety by Elisabeth Vincentelli

This production is a hybrid of concert and theater, a combination that has become the signature of the Ensemble for the Romantic Century.

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Review: The Play About Coming Home by Michael Block

By Ed MalinBoomerang Theatre Company presents the starkly substantial play The Reckless Season by Lauren Ferebee.    Dominic D’Andrea directs.   In the modern world, sometim…

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Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes One of Broadway's Best Music Directors, Ted Sperling by Behind The Curtain

Tony Award winner Ted Sperling is one of Broadway's most sought after music directors. His brilliance and versatility have been on display in numerous Broadway musicals includingFIDDLER ON T…

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Design-Focused 'in 1: the podcast' Welcomes HADESTOWN Set Designer Rachel Hauck by In 1: The Podcast

We close out April this week with Set Designer and current Lortel nominee Rachel Hauck Aside from being a busy designer, Rachel is also a member of the Off-Broadway committee of designers th…

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TWELFTH NIGHT – Blue Elephant by Ian Foster

Last year you couldn't move for productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream and whilst it hasn't quite gotten that bad yet, it looks like Twelfth Night is 2017's popular choice.

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 at noon (Broadway Time)

Explore the 'Six Degrees' Between SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Casts by Matt Tamanini

By now, the idea has morphed into a pop-culture game lampooning or honoring one of our most prolific actors, but when John Guare's play, Six Degrees of Separation, debuted on Broadway in 199…

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VIDEO: Allison Janney is Back as CJ Cregg at Not The White House Correspondents' Dinner by Stage Tube

West Wing fans rejoice, CJ Cregg is back where she belongs in the cold open from Samantha Bee's Not The White House Correspondents' Dinner. Allison Janney returns to her iconic role as the p…

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The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes CHURCH & STATE and Broadway Bound Kids by Broadwaysted

Did you pray for another Broadwaysted episode this week Did I just 'state' the obvious Well, your prayers are answered we're pouring 'Another Round' with CHURCH amp STATE's star Rob Nagle an…

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CITY OF GLASS – Lyric Happersmith by Carole Woddis

An existentialist who writes in the film noir/crime thriller genre, a compulsive writer for whom language and its derivations are a vital, never ceasing line of enquiry as a construct that g…

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Who Will Be Nominated? An Insider Look at the Tony Award Races for Actors in Plays by

Ready for some more Tony handicapping? After yesterday's look at the main show and creative categories, today we dive into the four races for actors in plays. Read on for our picks of th…

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VIDEO: CATS Runner-Up Performance at BC/EFA Broadway Bonnets Paws at Pop Culture by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's best shared playful parodies, stirred emotions and delivered dance-driven delights at the 31st annual Easter Bonnet Competition, which raised a record-shattering 6,379,572 for Bro…

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THE HAIRY APE, WAITRESS, and More Among Qualifiers for Parity Productions by BroadwayWorld

Theatre production company Parity Productions has released its monthlylistof Qualifying Productions for May - theirpopular directoryof New York City shows in which the individual creative te…

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2017 NY Theater Award Guide by New York Theater

Now that the New York theater season has ended officially, the theater awards season steps up.   What are all these awards? How do they differ? When will the various nominations and awards …

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Review: City of Glass at Lyric Hammersmith by Eleanor Turney

Searching for meaning among the chaos: Eleanor Turney reviews Duncan Macmillan's adaptation of Paul Auster's book. The post Review: City of Glass at Lyric Hammersmith appeared first on Exeun…

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Mamma Mia’s Lucy May Barker by Helen McWilliams

"I’m probably biased, but I would say that I think it’s the ultimate feel-good night out at the theatre and my parents have seen it twenty times (and counting!) so that’s got to be a g…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 931: Joshua Inocencio by Adam Szymkowicz

Joshua InocencioHometown: Houston, TX Current Town:  Houston, TX**But lived in Corpus Christi, TX, Tallahassee, FL, and passed many summers and winters in eastern Kentucky. Q:  Wh…

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Review: The Tenant at Kings Weston House, Bristol by Rosemary Waugh

A portrait of an artist: Rosemary Waugh reviews Concert Theatre's take on Anne Brontë's novel. The post Review: The Tenant at Kings Weston House, Bristol appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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BWW Review: THE TREATMENT, Almeida Theatre by Marianka Swain

Martin Crimp's 1993 play feels sharply contemporary in this slick revival from Lyndsey Turner, with its layered deconstruction of the way that we treat both art and life as commodities - and…

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Watch: Bandstand Opening Night by John Vermeer

Red carpet action from opening night of Bandstand on Broadway starring Laura Osnes and Corey Cott.

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Predicting The 2017 Tony Awards: Nominations by Lee Seymour

Betting odds on a Broadway season bursting with great shows (and many not-so-great ones).

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Oh Yes Oh No review – taboo-breaking theatre about female sexual desire by Lyn Gardner

Camden People’s theatre, LondonLouise Orwin’s bold work involves the voices of real women, as well as naked Ken and Barbie dolls, in order to lay bare the politics of female sexuality“…

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Tommy Tune Among Honorees of The Voice Foundation by BroadwayWorld

The Voice Foundation's 46th Annual Symposium Care of the Professional Voice will be held May 31 - June 4, 2017 at the Westin Philadelphia. The Voice Foundation's symposium brings together to…

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Photo Flash: Exclusive: Daphne Rubin-Vega Visits Broadway's Indecent

The new drama is written by Paula Vogel.

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Take a Bite: Broadway Bakes, May 15-19 by Matthew Wexler

Schmackary’s, New York’s uniquely gourmet cookie company, will host its Fifth Annual Broadway Bakes event May 15-19, 2017. Over 20 of the biggest names on Broadway will join together to …

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The Essential Truth of A Raisin in the Sun and Theatre in Our Time by (ramona)

By Cynthia P. Schneider. Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University, writes about the value of theatre as cultural diplomacy, and the Laboratory for Global…

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Poetry Review: Lyrical Outrage — Songs of the Resistance by Arts Fuse Editor

Many of the poems live up to the title’s shout-out to Walt Whitman, cutting through the current political miasma with fresh wit, insight, and lyrical outrage.

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TWELFTH NIGHT – Blue Elephant Theatre by Laura Kressly

What with the prominent use of music in Twelfth Night, an actor-muso production is certainly a reasonable concept. Original Impact also sets the play in modern-day summertime, playing up the…

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CIRCA's The Return defies gravity with heavy themes by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Also on the Top Ticket, Haley McGee goes solo in I’m Doing This for You and AIDS is still an issue in It’s All Tru.

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 9am (Broadway Time)

The Treatment review – Martin Crimp's movie biz satire is more potent than ever by Michael Billington

Almeida, London Lyndsey Turner’s immaculate, neon-lit revival of Crimp’s 1993 play lays bare the ways reality is exploited and distorted by the mediaThere’s a rich ambiguity to the tit…

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The Arts on the Stamps of the World — April 30 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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CITY OF GLASS – Lyric Hammersmith by Aleks Sierz

City of Glass, the first part of Auster’s New York Trilogy, was first published in 1985. It’s an enjoyably tricksy, postmodern novel in which Daniel Quinn, a detective-story writer, beco…

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Sandy is a Bright Star! by Serena

Meet Broadway Wiz Bright Star, Sandy from Stevensville, Michigan. Her favorite show is Phantom and she created a series of Christine Daae fan art called #sharkdaae.

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 8am (Broadway Time)

BWW's On This Day - April 30, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Dear Adults: Matilda the Musical Is Much More Than Kids’ Fare by Bill Hirschman

Matilda the Musical, with a national tour that's made a stop at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, may star a cadre of kids, but it is no Annie. I say that in the…

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… The Pulverised’s Richard Corgan by Helen McWilliams

"Firstly, it’s an honor to be playing the first English translation of ‘The Pulverised’ after it won the prestigious Grand Prix de la Literature at the National Theatre of Strasbourg. …

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 7am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Behind The Scenes Peek At The Design Process For Judy Garland Musical JUDY! by West End Video

A series of three short documentaries will be released prior to the official opening of the beautifully poignant biographical musical 'Judy' charting the turbulent life of acclaimed chanteus…

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BWW Interview: Actress Dawn Sievewright Talks OUR LADIES OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR by Marianka Swain

Lee Hall's Olivier Award-winning stage adaptation of Alan Warner's novelThe Sopranos, about a raucous group of teenage girls in Edinburgh for a choir competition, arrives in the West Endfoll…

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CAT THE PLAY – West End by Shanine Salmon

It’s fair to say that I went along to Cat – (The Play!!!) expecting something light and fluffy. The press release promised “a playful and cheeky homage to the world of musical theatre…

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 6am (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: HOME TRUTHS, The Bunker Theatre by Gary Naylor

Home Truths nine plays paint a picture of chaotic and cruel housing policies that have shafted the poor for decades with little sign of any change coming - and it's also funny, warm and clev…

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The further into Les Enfants Terribles version of Wonderland, the more audience members are enthralled by what is happening around them as well as questioning their sanity by the end – inc…

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Send us your questions for Susannah Clapp… by The Observer

Got something to ask the Observer’s long-standing theatre critic? Here’s your chance, ahead of an article in which she reflects upon two decades of reviewingThis June will see the 20th a…

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Blogs: Confessions of a Box Office Manager: The perils of recommending a show

Our box office mole learns the drawbacks of recommending shows to strangers

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How Danny DeVito Eats an Egg (and Still Says His Lines) on Broadway

Danny DeVito hilariously eats an egg as Gregory Solomon in Broadway’s newest production of Arthur Miller’s “The Price.”

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Text of the Day: The Philanthropist by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Quizzes: Test your theatre knowledge: Quiz of the month

How much attention have you been paying to WhatsOnStage through April?

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Romeo and Juliet review – a bellowing pantomime by Susannah Clapp

Shakespeare’s Globe, LondonThe lovers alone convince in Daniel Kramer’s bewildering productionEmma Rice’s last season in charge of the Globe opens with loud defiance. Daniel Kramer’s…

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Forty Years On review – satire showing its age by Clare Brennan

Chichester Festival theatreRichard Wilson stars as a crusty headmaster in Alan Bennett’s playful but patchy 1968 state-of-the-nation play“An elaborate life support system for the preserv…

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Obsession review – Jude Law is stranded in treacle-slow adaptation by Susannah Clapp

Barbican, LondonNo amount of writhing and roaring can enliven Ivo van Hove’s self-absorbed take on ViscontiIn one corner David Hare: the least likely of dramatic Brexiters, suspicious of c…

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City of Glass review – Auster adaptation is all spectacle by Susannah Clapp

Lyric Hammersmith, LondonA visually dazzling staging by 59 Productions is missing a human dimensionJames Fenton, trenchant former theatre critic of the Sunday Times, once described his job a…

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Foul-mouthed Scottish schoolgirls get ready to hit the West End by Rachel Cooke

Billy Elliot creator Lee Hall won an Olivier with his musical Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour – now it’s starting a major London runUntil I knew the real story, I had some fun imagining …

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Northern Ballet: Casanova review – a seductive debut by Luke Jennings

Milton Keynes theatre, and touringThe sex is better than the storyline, but Kenneth Tindall’s Casanova is a handsome creationKenneth Tindall’s Casanova for Northern Ballet is a lustrous …

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Sven Ratzke by Emma Clarendon

"The show is like a rollercoaster through the beautiful universe of the legend David Bowie, mixed with my universe. So its not a tribute show, but we recreate Bowie’s music, make it our ow…

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Review: A satisfyingly grown up “Secret Garden” at the Stage Theatre by Joanne Ostrow

Discard expectations of a pretty little child’s tale as you approach “The Secret Garden” at the DCPA’s Stage Theatre. There’s not a bit of treacle in this produ…

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Nuclear War review – a fascinating journey into a world of pain by Luke Jennings

Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, Royal Court, LondonSimon Stephens’s experimental ‘text for dance’ about a woman coping with personal loss teeters on the brink of failure, but is consistently…

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Sharon D Clarke: ‘I’d like to see more multiracial casts on stage and TV’ by Interview By Nick Curtis

The actor and singer on her new role in the civil rights musical Caroline, Or Change – and playing the baddie in pantoSharon D Clarke, 50, grew up in Tottenham, north London, the daughter …

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘Passion & Struggle’ at The In Series by William Powell

Poetry can be the seed of music, and music the seed of love. Music may even be used as a form of protest—and ultimately a promoter of peace. This is evidenced by the music of composers…

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 1am (Broadway Time)

No Omerta As Coppola, Pacino And Cast Recall ‘Godfather’ Shoot – Tribeca by Jeremy Gerard

Al Pacino had to jump through hoops – including at least six screen tests – before securing the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather. Marlon Brando was so into playing Vito …

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Special Reports: 5 Theatrical Elements That Deserve Awards Recognition

TheaterMania suggests five new categories for consideration during awards season.

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Review: NSO Pops: LeAnn Rimes at The Kennedy Center by Gina Jun

International multi-platinum selling acclaimed singer and ASCAP award-winning songwriter LeAnn Rimes returned to DC Friday night, joining the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) at The Kennedy…

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Can You Match the Shows of This Broadway Season to the Theatre? by Hannah Vine

Test your Broadway knowledge.

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The Casting of Cats Is a Difficult Matter by Diep Tran

The woman responsible for casting the current revival discloses what it takes to get invited to the Jellicle Ball.

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What Song Booked André De Shields the Title Role in The Wiz? by Playbill Staff

The Tony-nominated actor reveals the songs in his repertoire that scored him major success and the magic of auditioning in a Broadway house.

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