Friday, August 26, 2016 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Datebook: Shabana Azmi's 'Broken Images' at Jamshed Bhabha Theatre by Blouin Artinfo

Shabana Azmi will take centrestage as the lead in 'Broken Images' scheduled to be staged on August 28 2016 at Jamshed Bhabha theatre in downtown Mumbai. Written by Girish Karn…

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Which Way Home by Arts Review

There are different kinds of trips. Those to somewhere new bring a novelty that takes us out of ourselves. Those to where we’ve been before achieve the reverse when familiarity causes half…

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The Marriage of Figaro by Arts Review

This is the third Mozart opera adapted and directed by Michael Gow for Opera Australia on Tour, and certainly his best to date. For this production Gow has written an English translation. He…

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Broadway in Indianapolis Announces Recipient of Broadway League 'Star of Touring Broadway' Award by BroadwayWorld

Broadway in Indianapolisannounces todaySun King Brewing Companyas the recipient ofThe Broadway League'sStar of Touring Broadway Award- honoring excellence and achievement for touring Broadwa…

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N.Y. Times bestsellers

Key: 1.=Rank; (2)=Weeks on list … Click to Continue »

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‘Hunchback’ ethereal and uplifting at the Music Circus

Music Circus ends its season on a glorious high note this weekend with the final performances of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.” The robustly creative production directed by the innovativ…

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The greatest show on earth: how Circus Oz brought a big message to the Big Top by Patrick Morrow

Circus Oz launched in the 70s as progressive, feminist, ‘show-on-a-shoestring ratbaggery’. Now, 40 years on, they still marry popcorn with politicsUnder darkness, an impossibly small cra…

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Cyrano: A Love Letter to a Friendship by Sandi Durell

  A 21st century rebooting of the classic Edmond Rostand 1897 drama.       By Joel Benjamin     Cyrano: A Love Letter to a Friendship, written and featuring Sea…

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Datebook: 'Unfaithfully Yours' at Mumbai's Nehru Centre by Blouin Artinfo

Actors Mona Singh and Ronit Roy are ready to come together for Raell Padamsee's play titled "Unfaithfully Yours," which will be staged at Mumbai's Nehru Centre on August 28 at 7.30 pm.The pl…

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VIDEO: A Backstage Visit With HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon by Michael Dale

It's been a busy week for Broadway's Brandon Victor Dixon as he takes over the role of Aaron Burr in Lin-Manuel Miranda's revolutionary smash, HAMILTON.

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VIDEO: New Highlights of HUNCHBACK at Music Circus - Starring Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More! by Michael Dale

In the Music Circus production the role of Quasimodo is played by Deaf actor, John McGinty.

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Equity Exec Director Mary McColl Contradicts Equity Website by Kevin Delin

Earlier this week,  I reviewed Actors’ Equity’s new website  Equity claims this special site will inform Los Angeles about the coming rule-changes.  Seconda…

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Kabballah and the Spiritual Laws of Self by Rino16

Do you find yourself overwhelmed by the seeming chaos all around you, not only in your personal life but in the world at large? Whether you are simply looking for a few words of an encouragi…

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

chokehold by Itn Playwright

This is the second production of Chokehold. The first production premiered in June 2015 as part of the Planet Connections Festivity where it won Outstanding Overall Production of a New Play.…

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Fuse Rock Review: Black Sabbath, Adieu by Arts Fuse Editor

Black Sabbath wasn’t reaching out to the rebels or the hippies; instead, the band catered to the outsiders and the misfits.

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'Les Miserables,' 'Cats': British revivals storm Broadway

This began as a column about news -- some might say alarming news -- from London. Instead, we find ourselves heading toward troubling questions about Broadway.

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BWW Interview: Ben Vereen of STEPPIN' OUT at The Hillman Center For Performing Arts and So Much More by Mike Mekus

The legendary artist discusses everything from Steppin' Out and the Rocky Horror Picture Show, Pittsburgh, the political scene, Diabetes, and so much more.

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Tony Nominee Dan Knechtges to Helm 'HOW TO SUCCEED...' at TUTS by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Under The Stars TUTS has just announced thatDan Knechtges will serve as Director and Choreographer for the upcoming production of How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying.

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The 20 worst Broadway musicals of the millennium by David Cote and Adam Feldman

From Thou Shalt Not to Amazing Grace, 20 of the absolute stinkiest flops the Great White Way has seen since 2000

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I’m 46. Is That Too Old to Play the Ingénue? by Melissa Errico

The Broadway actress Melissa Errico on portraying an innocent one more time, and the lack of rich roles for women in musicals.

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Jim Hunt of VTA Publications Make Mum A Millionaire Challenge by Rino16

Jim Hunt has been coined by many people as a trader who aids in the less fortunate’s battle against the powerful banks. Jim hunt is a man who exudes confidence that some mistake as arr…

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For Underprivileged Youth, Shakespeare Builds Character by American Theatre Editors

Stella Adler Studio of Acting offers a five-week program in the Bard for students whose schools lack arts programming.

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Chatting with Broadway Connection’s Christopher Howard of ‘An American In Paris’ Tour by Admin

The Broadway hit An American in Paris — the winner of four Tony Awards and named Best Musical by both the Drama League and the Outer Critics Circle — will be launching its first U.S. na…

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Goes Classical With Schubert's 'Ave Maria' by Michael Dale

'My learning never stops,' THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Ervio tells her Facebook followers. So even with all the awards and accolades, the West End and Broadway star takes her voice lessons ev…

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NEWSIES to Hold Digital Lottery for Pantages Run by BroadwayWorld

The highly anticipated Los Angeles return of Disney's NEWSIES begins performances next week on Tuesday, August 30 at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre for a one-week engagement through Sunday, …

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Datebook: ’No Man’s Land’ at Wyndham's Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart reunite to star in Harold Pinter’s critically acclaimed absurdist play “No Man’s Land” at Wyndham's Theatre, London, from September 8 for a 14-week e…

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Feature:: at by Elyse Sommer

Mozart Dances back in New York after 10 years

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Reading Monday by Adam Szymkowicz

READING Mercy Directed by Markus Potter Starring Zack Robidas, Dan Grimaldi, Sarah Kate Jackson, and Erik Heger New Jersey Rep Monday August 29, 7pm 179 Broadway, Long Branch, New Jer…

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Susan Blackwell and Rory O'Malley to Host LET ME TRY THAT AGAIN: TAKE 4 at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

OnSunday, September 18that 54 Below, join Susan Blackwelltitle of show,Side By Side by Susan Blackwell and Rory O'Malley Hamilton, Book of Mormon as they host an evening of fabulous performe…

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Sampling Renowned Restaurants In NYC And Reviewing The Tarallucci E Vino by Rino16

Hosting a private event derives a great feeling especially if the plan works as expected. Most people want to have gleaning events, but the choice of venue sometimes…

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In Case You Missed It: August 20-26 by Robert Simonson

Paula Vogel may finally get to Broadway, and a triple dose of Sondheim news.

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Russian Names: A Guide by Olivia O'Connor

Upon first read, the many identifiers used to address characters in Russian plays and literature can be daunting. Within the span of a few pages, a character might be addressed by upwards of…

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

James Corden On The Fruits Of ‘Carpool Karaoke’, The Internet And Those Emmy Nominations – AwardsLine by Matthewgrobar

Stepping in for Craig Ferguson as the host of CBS' The Late Late Show just 18 short months ago, Tony-winning actor James Corden was almost totally unknown stateside, with only the support o…

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Michael Feinstein & Lorna Luft Pay Tribute to Judy Garland by Matthew Wexler

Two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award-nominated Michael Feinstein returns to Feinstein’s at the Nikko with a special salute to the one-and-only Judy Garland for four performances …

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Changing the Script for Women Directors: Diane Paulus and Liesl Tommy by Carey

Originally published on Read this story online “This wasn’t something we had planned for,” said Diane Paulus. The director of the Tony-nominated musical Waitress, Paulus …

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Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Josh Gad and More in Stills from Disney's Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST by Movies News Desk

A Spanish BEAUTY AND THE BEAST fan site--La Bella y la Bestia de Disney -- has revealed a couple of amazing behind-the-scenes stills from Disney's upcoming live-action remake of the classic …

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Jennifer Damiano and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

Next week, Feinstein's54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club amp Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

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VIDEO: Legendary Andre De Shields in CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. at Victory Gardens Theater by Michael Dale

The dynamic actor, singer and dancer Andre De Shields opened last night at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue in his own new play, CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P., directed b…

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Analisa Leaming and Nathaniel Hackmann to Star in SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at Ogunquit Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Pull up your boots and hold onto your hats when this all-dancing, all-singing, all-new production of the rip-roarin' musical comedy classic bursts onto the Ogunquit Playhouse stage September…

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National Ballet’s apprentice program takes the best from around the world by Martha Schabas

Ten apprentices will join the National Ballet of Canada this fall at the start of what they hope will be long and rewarding careers

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11 Natural Reactions to Lesli Margherita's "God Help the Outcasts" From The Hunchback of Notre Dame

It's here and it's everything. GIF reactions to Lesli Margherita's "God Help the Outcasts".

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

German People’s Theatre Community Protests Appointment Of Tate Modern’s Director Chris Dercon by Artsjournal

In June, 90 staff members and 80 freelancers of the Volksbühne sent one to the Berlin House of Representatives expressing deep concern that Dercon will trade long-established artistic stand…

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MEDEA by Steven Morris

The post MEDEA appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Letters: Lord Rix obituary by Colin Rogers, Dusty Amroliwala

Colin Rogers writes: Lord Rix was effective in giving people with learning disabilities a voice and in helping to ensure that it is heard, not just because he was a passionate and powerful a…

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VIDEO: Stage Vet Lily Rabe in New Trailer for MISS STEVENS Indie Film by Movies News Desk

Stage favorite Lily Rabe stars in the upcoming independent film MISS STEVENS, directed by Julia Hart and co-written by Hart andJordan Horowitz.The AMERICAN HORROR STORY alum takes on the tit…

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VIDEO: HAMILTON's Joshua Henry Leads Chicago Cast Mates in Jamaican Style 'Dear Theodosia' by Michael Dale

Don't be surprised if the name Theodosia starts popping up on birth certificates with alarming frequency in the next few years, thanks to the beautiful ballad 'Dear Theodosia,' sung by Aaron…

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Gay Men's Health Crisis to Honor HAMILTON's Javier Munoz with 2016 Howard Ashman Award by BroadwayWorld

Gay Men's Health Crisis GMHC will honor Javier Muoz, Broadway star in the lead role in 'Hamilton An American Musical,' with the 2016 Howard Ashman Award, for his activism in the fight agains…

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THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- THE HUMANS' Arian Moayed by BroadwayWorld

In this week's edition, we caught up with Arian Moayed, who stars as 'Richard Saad' in THE HUMANS, playing at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

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Tony Yazbeck Joins Finding Neverland’s Chris Dwan at Feinstein’s/54 Below. by Ruthie Fierberg

Dwan makes his New York City solo concert debut, featuring special guests Tony Yazbeck, RANGE a cappella and more.

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Ballet treasures from the Treasure State by Annie Groer

The Khan-MacKay siblings have graced stages worldwide, but they still call Montana home.

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Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare Will Be Live Streamed to the World by Olivia Clement

The U.K.-based ensemble Forced Entertainment will live stream their performance from Switzerland next month.

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Moulin Rouge Auditions for Dancers by Admin

The Moulin Rouge is visiting Las Vegas, straight from Paris, to audition for male and female dancers this September. The Moulin Rouge looks for tall, confident and well-trained, technical da…

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Terrence Mann and Charlotte D'Amboise Visit Cats by Monica Simoes

Original Broadway Rum Tum Tugger Terrence Mann and Charlotte D’Amboise who once played Cassandra took a trip to Cats with their students from Triple Arts.

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OOB Dark Play or Stories for Boys Canceled After Playwright Objects by Robert Viagas

The Playing Company reportedly did not get the rights to do the show.

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Daughters sort out geography of a family in 'Sister Cities' by Kerry Reid

Stop me if you've heard this one before: a parent has died and the estranged offspring gather to rehash the past, complete with recriminations, secrets and lots of booze. No, it's not "Augus…

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‘Iago’ Brings Love and Intrigue to New Jersey Rep by American Theatre Editors

The infamous villain gets a new spin in James McClure's play about an acting troupe performing 'Othello' in the 1940s.

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'Cause Everything Is Rent! Get a Sneak Peek at the 20th Anniversary Tour by

No day but today! The 20th anniversary tour of Jonathan Larson's Rent is hitting the road this fall. Go inside the show's rehearsal room in NYC to meet the cast and get a preview.

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Simon Bailey on Visiting New Jersey, Joining Blockbuster Musicals and Playing Tommy DeVito in London's Jersey Boys by Matt Wolf

The Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Jersey Boys has been running eight years in London, first at the Prince Edward and now the Piccadilly Theatre, and earlier this year welcomed a new…

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Julie Andrews-Directed My Fair Lady Adds Additional Cities by Adam Hetrick

The Australian premiere of the 60th Anniversary revival that recreates the Broadway original will also play stops in Brisbane and Melbourne.

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John Lloyd Young and Carmen Cusack Join Martin Scorsese Concert by Ruthie Fierberg

For The Record: Scorsese – American Crime Requiem includes performances by John Lloyd Young, Carmen Cusack and more.

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Robert Binet's immersive ballets reinvent a form long in need of change by Martha Schabas

At just 25, choreographer Robert Binet dares to dream with his new blend of modern dance and classical technique

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Theater News: Christopher Chen's Caught Extends at La MaMa

Jennifer Lim stars in the New York premiere.

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Stars on the Horizon: A Look at Broadway Talent Headed to BroadwayCon by Adam Hetrick

Lena Hall, Laura Bell Bundy, Kelli O’Hara, George Takei, Christopher Jackson, Jeremy Jordan and Jonathan Groff are among the stars heading to BroadwayCon 2017.

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PHOTO FLASH: Times Square Visitors Enjoying a New Kind Of XXX by Michael Dale

A new art installation for the Broadway Pedestrian Plaza between 43rd and 44th Streets consists of three X-shaped outdoor loungers custom designed for Times Square,

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See Lily Rabe in New Trailer for Miss Stevens by Olivia Clement

The Tony nominee stars opposite Timothee Chalamet in Julia Hart’s indie drama.

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Mel Brooks, Harry Connick Jr. and More Announced for Upcoming Tonight Show Appearances by Ruthie Fierberg

Host Jimmy Fallon welcomes theatre legends for next week’s shows.

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2016 FringeNYC Review: ‘Cyrano: A Love Letter To A Friendship’ by Deb Miller

Edmond Rostand’s classic French novel of 1897, Cyrano de Bergerac, is re-envisioned through a post-modern gay lens in Grind Arts Company’s Cyrano: a love letter to a friendship. The tria…

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How the pros care for their body post-performance by Admin

Professional dancers give their all during a performance. Some do it eight shows a week, others don’t go on stage until 9pm, and many have to return to the studio the following day for…

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CUNY Dance Initiative continues to expand and present premier work by Admin

The CUNY Dance Initiative (CDI), a residency program offered by City University of New York, is now in its third year and has recently announced its fall 2016 public events. CDI, a new model…

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UDMA Dance Resource and Costume Shows tour to four cities in October by Admin

United Dance Merchants of America (UDMA) has been connecting dance teachers and studio owners with dance vendors through its annual Dance Resource and Costume Shows for years, assisting prof…

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Musical tales to make hearts leap, at a time when they were desolate by Peter Marks

“Come From Away,” about 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland, arrives at Ford’s Theatre.

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Theatre Students Can Learn About Non-Profit Theatre at Free Open House Event by Michael Gioia

Twenty New York City theatre institutions will participate in an open house for students.

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at noon (Broadway Time)

Friday Playlist: Baptized By Broadway & Glee's Alex Newell's Ultimate Broadway Jams

Baptized By Broadway & Glee star Alex Newell brings the Friday Playlist to whole other level with these 16 sing-along showstoppers.

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Final Two Weeks for ‘An Act of God’ by Newsdesk

Starring Tony Nominee & Emmy Winner SEAN HAYES as “God” With David Josefsberg & James Gleason as His Angels Written By God Transcribed By Emmy Award Winner David Javerbaum Dire…

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Jeremy Corbyn pledges to reverse £40m in arts cuts by Georgia Snow

Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to reverse more than £40 million of arts cuts, in a newly announced arts policy. The policy, unveiled

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Mountview musicals writing course dropped after one year by Georgia Snow

Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts has dropped its writing musicals course after just a year. The course’s lead staff claimed that a

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Stage Directors UK to fight for fairer development rights by Matthew Hemley

Directors are pushing for strengthened rights during a show’s development stages, with a new set of clauses that call for proper pay

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Theatre company the Atticist wins Carol Tambor Award in Edinburgh by Georgia Snow

Theatre company the Atticist will take its Edinburgh Festival Fringe show to New York next year after winning this year’s Carol Tambor

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Red Bull Theater Announces 2016-17 Season by American Theatre Editors

The theatre's season includes two full productions and a reading series.

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Jennifer Garvey-Blackwell to Depart Vineyard Theatre by Olivia Clement

The executive producer/CEO will move on to new opportunities after nearly 20 years at the Off-Broadway theatre.

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Spotlight On...Dennis Williams by Michael Block

Name: Dennis Williams AKA Destiny Devine.Hometown: Queens NYCEducation: High school Diploma | AMDA Graduate | Two-year, Theater Conservatory, Certificate Program.Select Credits: Some of my f…

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Trolling Time with...Geovanny Fischetti by Michael Block

Name: Geovanny FischettiHometown: Phillipsburg, NJEducation: Performing Arts High SchoolWho do you play in The Illusory Adventures of a Dreamer: Actor 2: Solveig, Man in Green, Anitra, Nurse…

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Ready for Take-Off! See The Layover’s Starry Off-Broadway Opening by Lindsey Sullivan

Fasten your seat belts! Leslye Headland's The Layover opened at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre on August 25. Directed by Trip Cullman, the psychological thriller stars Adam Rothen…

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Andrew Chappelle & Ricky Ubeda Want a Patti Party, Fruma Sarah's Defying Gravity & More Lessons of the Week by Ryan McPhee

It's Friday—and the day after the RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars season two premiere—which is the perfect time to watch an assortment of the show's fiercest queens belt…

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Rarely Seen Photos of The King and I from Stage to Screen by Adam Hetrick

The Academy Award-winning 1956 film of the The King and I, starring Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr, returns to cinemas August 28.

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Photo Flash: Lea Michele, John Stamos & More In New SCREAM QUEENS Character Portraits by TV News Desk

An over-the-top, biting satire, SCREAM QUEENS is part black comedy, part SLASHER flick and a modern take on the classic whodunit, in which every character has a motive for murder...or could …

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VIDEO: Arts Collective Seeks To Preserve Harlem Home of Langston Hughes by Michael Dale

Like no other writer of his era, Langston Hughes, through his poetry, prose and plays, captured the essence of the early 20th Century's Harlem Renaissance.

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Request Tunes in Real Time at Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch's Online Concert This Weekend by BroadwayWorld

On Sunday, August 28 at 7pm, Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch will perform an in-home online live concert.

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CIRCUS DIARIES in Edinburgh: The Toad Knew by James Thiérrée & Compagnie du Hanneton by Katharine Kavanagh

The latest production from Compagnie du Hanneton is a theatrical wonder that builds on their reputation for exquisite spectacle. James Thiérrée has genius of both skill and imagination, an…

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Fuse Visual Arts Review: Photographer Diane Arbus – the Prequel by David D'arcy

The variety of these photos give us more than just a sense of what Arbus would be doing for the last decade of her life.

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Randy Writes a Novel review – existential crisis of a puppet standup by Brian Logan

Underbelly Potterrow, EdinburghThere’s plenty of cartoonish comedy in Heath McIvor’s show about a writer who is given to splenetic outbursts – and made of feltI spent the first 10 minu…

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Scott Gibson review – near-death experience brought to life by standup by Brian Logan

Gilded Balloon teviot, EdinburghIn recalling his brain haemorrhage, the Glaswegian comic – shortlisted for Edinburgh’s best newcomer award – delivers a cheerful-squeamish setI’ve hea…

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Young companies: don't be afraid of ambition at the Edinburgh fringe by Lyn Gardner

At this year’s festival there were some bold shows such as Breach Theatre’s Tank and Matt Regan’s Greater Belfast. But too many companies are playing it safeSo the Edinburgh fringe is …

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Makari Skin Whitening Cream Changed My Life by Rino16

Makari skin whitening cream can help anyone who has skin coloration problems, and it is easy to put on every day if that is what the user wants. The user that is very thoughtful about it wil…

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Sam Mendes in Talks for Live-Action James and the Giant Peach Remake by Michael Gioia

The Oscar-winning director would develop and direct the project for Disney.

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Josh Groban, Diane Lane and more on Broadway this fall by Barbara Hoffman

Psyched for fall? Josh Groban and Robert Morse are. At 35 and 85, respectively, they can’t wait to get to Broadway. “I’m working harder than I ever have in my life and I’m loving eve…

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Pedagogy Notebook: Latin@ Theatre for Social Action in the Time of Donald Trump by HowlRound

By Marci R. McMahon. Marci R. McMahon writes about the Latina/o Theater for Social Action course she recently taught at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

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Broadway's Brian Stokes Mitchell and Megan Hilty to Headline Eccles Theater Grand Opening by BroadwayWorld

The long-awaited George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Theater, Salt Lake City's new performing arts center, will open its doors to the public on Friday, October 21 with an array of national hea…

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From book’s blurbs, you’d never know these critics slammed the play by Michael Miner

This Is Modern Art, a provocative play about graffiti artists, ran for a few weeks early last year as a Steppenwolf for Young Adults production. The play, by Idris Goodwin and Kevin Coval, …

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Bid to Win a Newsies Meet and Greet With Jeremy Jordan by Michael Gioia

Seize the day, and get your bid in to meet Newsies’ Tony-nominated star.

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Lea Salonga Adds Sydney Concert Due to High Ticket Demand by Adam Hetrick

Australian fans have an extra chance to catch the star of Miss Saigon and Allegiance.

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The staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Watch Barbra Streisand Duet with Donald Trump & Alec Baldwin—They're Gonna Be Huuuge! by Lindsey Sullivan

God bless America. Barbra Streisand's Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway hits earbuds on August 26, and to celebrate its release, Babs sang some special duets on The Tonight Show Starr…

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Flashback Friday! Hamilton Thrills BroadwayCon by Monica Simoes

One of the high points of BroadwayCon Day One was a thrilling panel discussion with the cast of Hamilton, moderated by Playbill Editor in Chief Blake Ross.

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Text of the Day: Harold Hobson on London theatre by Aleks Sierz

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

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Itinerary Set for Elaine Paige’s Stripped Back Concerts by Andrew Gans

The Olivier-winning actress will launch her latest concert tour in October.

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Hot Clip of the Day: Flashback Friday to the Original Sweeney Todd Commercial

Check out how fabulous the original Sweeney Todd TV spot was.

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Life According to Saki Wins Top Prize at Edinburgh Fringe; New York Is Next by Olivia Clement

The Off-Broadway-bound Katherine Rundell play has been awarded The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award.

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CIRCUS DIARIES at #edfringe: Driftwood by Casus by Katharine Kavanagh

Like pieces of beautiful flotsam, we are washed through Casus‘ latest production, Driftwood, where human encounters, collisions, and partings are subject to the implacable tide of time and…

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Theater News: Carmen Cusack, John Lloyd Young, and More to Pay Tribute to Scorsese Film Scores

For the Record: Scorsese — American Crime Requiem opens the Wallis season with Broadway talent.

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VIDEO: Lucille Ball's First Hollywood Home For Sale by Michael Dale

America wasn't quite loving Lucy yet in 1933 when she purchased a home in West Hollywood after signing up with RKO. Heck, Lucy wasn't even loving Desi yet, as the pair wouldn't meet until th…

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Barbra Sings Broadway- Listen to Our Showtunes by Streisand Playlist! by BroadwayWorld

Though she has appeared on Broadway only twice during her legendary career Funny Girl and I Can Get It For You Wholesale, there is no denying that Barbra Streisand is beloved by theatre fans…

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Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 8/26/2016 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Rush, Lottery amp Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 8262016.

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BWW Review: THE ROUNDABOUT, Park Theatre, 25 August 2016 by Gary Naylor

Gary Naylor sees a revival that invites comparisons between the Britain of the 1930s and 2010s, but runs out of narrative energy and character credibility

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See the Opening Night of The Layover by Monica Simoes

Kate Mulgrew, Taylor Schilling, Natasha Lyonne, Clea DuVall and more came out to the opening night of The Layover August 26 at the Second Stage Theatre.

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Kelli O’Hara Announces Concert Dates Through End of 2016 by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning actress will also make her solo Carnegie Hall concert debut.

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Photo Flash: Annie Parisse and More Open in Leslye Headland's The Layover

Trip Cullman directs the new dark comedy at Second Stage Theatre.

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Theater News: Vineyard Theatre Executive Producer to Step Down

The organization will search for a new leader.

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 10am (Broadway Time)

You’ll never see Lewis Black in a musical by Michael Riedel

Lewis Black is headed to Broadway with a new show — “Black to the Future” — that may turn out to be his farewell tour. It’s the election that’s making him contemplate his future.…

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Jennifer Garvey-Blackwell to Depart Vineyard Theatre as Executive Producer by BroadwayWorld

Vineyard Theatre, one of the nation's leading nonprofit theatre companies has announced today that Executive ProducerCEO Jennifer Garvey-Blackwell, who has been a key member of the company's…

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Review: Review: The Reluctant Fundamentalist (Finborough Theatre)

The National Youth Theatre stages Mohsin Hamid's novel as part of their 60th birthday

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The Verdict: What Do Critics Think of The Layover? by Olivia Clement

Leslye Headland’s psychological drama officially opened August 25 at Second Stage Theatre.

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‘Take A Bow’ Part 3: The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Favorite Spring/Summer 2016 Performances by Dcmetrotheaterarts Staff

Christopher Broughton, DeMoya Watson Brown, DeWitt Fleming, Jr., V. Savoy McIlwain, Olivia Russell, Joseph Monroe Webb, Stephen Scott Wormley (Ensemble and Dancers) in Jelly’s Last Jam at…

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Film News: Sam Mendes in Talks to Direct Disney's Live-Action James and the Giant Peach

The Oscar-winning stage and screen director may join Disney's next live-action project.

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Shakespeare’s Globe Actors Set for Hollywood Bowl’s Shakespeare at the Bowl by Andrew Gans

The evening’s program has also been announced.

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Farewell Blueprint Studios, Hello Broadway: Kurt Sneddon’s new chapter by Erin James Editor in Chief Erin James sat down with industry giant Kurt Sneddon (he’s 6’6″ – see what we did there?) to reflect on 12 years of memories at Bluepri…

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Steppenwolf: 40 Years Of ‘Balls-Out’ Theater In Chicago by Artsjournal1

Company co-founder Jeff Perry: “Our group had an interesting mix of individual ambition, and even hubris, and love of group work. If we had started Steppenwolf in Los Angeles or New Yo…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/26/16- SISTER ACT by Stage Tube

Today in 2012, Sister Act closed at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 561 performances. Sister Act is a musical written by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner with additional book …

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BWW Review: Leslye Headland's THE LAYOVER, The Aftermath Of A One Night Stand by Michael Dale

If the plot and characters of Leslye Headland new drama THE LAYOVER appear to be contemporary versions of some old film noir feature you used to watch so often on VHS that the images on the …

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Edinburgh Fringe Review: Bit of Sunshine, The Space on the Mile by Adam Bruce

Theatre is often regarded as one of the most powerful tools for social exploration. Its raw, live format is a unique way to tackle issues and engage audiences face to face. It can be an inte…

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Edinburgh Fringe Review: Bildraum, Summerhall by Phoebe Graham

Following an over-saturation of similarly-made fringe theatre, it’s sometimes refreshing to see something a bit different. So Flemish artists Steve Salembier and Charlotte Bouckaert come a…

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Edinburgh Fringe Review: Small Hours, C Nova by Adam Bruce

The power of truly character driven theatre never ceases to amaze me. Theatre of this kind can be some of the most poignant we see on stage, and it’s mesmerising to be part of an audie…

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Edinburgh Fringe Review: The Singing Psychic, The Street – PBH Free Fringe by Adam Bruce

I’ve seen some pretty unusual things at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, but I don’t think I’ve seen a show as unusual as The Singing Psychic. Yes, you read that correct…

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The Toad Knew review – James Thierrée's seductive wonder-world by Lyn Gardner

King’s theatre, EdinburghThierrée’s new show is a spellbinding mix of ravishing visuals, breathtaking acrobatics and Heath Robinson-style contraptions Related: James Thierrée: 'Baryshn…

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V&A acquires Tommy Cooper archive of jokes, props – but no fez by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

Items from collection, which includes personal correspondence, posters and programmes, will go on display in the autumnThere are thousands of meticulously filed gags, props for his generally…

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NYC Artists’ Podcast The Compass Features Ceci Fernandez This Week by Adam Hetrick

The podcast created by actress Leah Walsh documents the lives of artists navigating the waters between art and commerce.

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On the Consolations of Philosophy by Trav S.D.

Yet another post triggered by working on The Iron Heel, this one less political than autobiographical and (quite literally) philosophical. One of my characters in the ensemble of the current…

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Contini and Knoll bring brio to 'Inherit the Wind' by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The courtroom drama closes the season at Insight

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Edinburgh Fringe: POP-UP Duets (fragments of love) by Thom Dibdin

POP-UP Duets, Janis Claxton’s series of nine dances on the theme of love at various locations in the National Museum in Chambers Street, is refreshing, beautiful and an excellent idea all …

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Sound Advice: A wistful and winning "Waitress" by Rob Lester

While not a typical or titanic type of musical theatre—it tends to musically glide more than soar with its more subtle persuasive attractions—the cast album is quite pleasing.

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Features: The week in pictures: 20 - 26 August

Joanna Lumley, Ben Affleck and Neil Patrick Harris all make the cut this week

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Shakespeare & Company to Present?Staged?Reading of HAMLET Featuring Finn Wittrock by Nora Dominick

Shakespeare amp Company will present a staged reading of William Shakespeare's masterpiece,Hamlet, on Saturday, October 8th at 7pm. Featuring Finn Wittrock ofAmerican Horror StoryandThe Big …

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Rob McClure, Joshua Henry & More Broadway Faves Star in 'The Oz Project' Music Video by TV News Desk

'The Oz Project' is a love letter to THE WIZARD OF OZ and THE WIZ created by some of their diehard fans at heart. The stories are interwoven as the two classic versions are combined through …

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Helen Mirren in Talks to Star in Disney's Live-Action NUTCRACKER by Movies News Desk

Helen Mirren is currently in discussions to join the cast of Disney's upcoming THE NUTCRACKER reboot.

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, August 26, 2016 by Susan Grace

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Theatre Podcast: Jesus Christ Superstar, Yerma, Faith Healer by As Yet Unnamed London Theatre Podcast

This week the London theatre bloggers discuss Andrew Lloyd Webber musical revival Jesus Christ Superstar at the Open Air Theatre, Yerma starring Billie Piper at the Young Vic and the Donmar'…

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Women’s Equality Day: #JazzHandsTheVote by Victoria Myers

For Women's Equality Day, we ask women of theatre to tell us why voting is important to them. And then we give you all the resources you need to register to vote and find out about your righ…

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Watch Barbra Streisand Duet with Alec Baldwin and “Donald Trump” on The Tonight Show by Andrew Gans

The performances celebrated Streisand’s new recording.

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25th Anniversary Production of Miss Saigon to Embark on U.K./Ireland Tour in 2017 by Mark Shenton

Production will launch in Leicester in July 2017.

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Miss Saigon to Embark on U.K./Ireland Tour in 2017 by Mark Shenton

Production will launch in Leicester in July 2017.

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SPECIAL OFFER – Ghost at Wimbledon Theatre Tickets £25 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Taking its inspiration from the classic movie, this innovative reimagining will feature an expanded book, new music and original staging. Ghost – The Musical has moved …

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Why Tennis Is Acing It On The Theater Stage by Artsjournal1

“‘It’s always hard to put a finger on why something is suddenly in the zeitgeist,’ said [Sarah] Ruhl, a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and a Tony Award nominee. …

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Five of the best... theatre shows this week by Lyn Gardner

Yerma | The Truth | The Cheviot, The Stag And The Black, Black Oil | Sunny Afternoon | The View From Castle RockSimon Stone has a knack of reinventing familiar classic stories, as he did bri…

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Sam Mendes In Talks to Direct Live-Action JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH for Disney by Movies News Desk

Sam Mendes is in very early discussionswith Walt Disney Studios to helm a live-action version of JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH.

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Photo Coverage: Second Stage's THE LAYOVER Celebrates Opening Night! by Walter McBride

Second Stage Theatre Carole Rothman, Artistic Director,Casey Reitz, Executive Director presents the world premiere production of THE LAYOVER, written by Leslye Headland and directed by Trip …

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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of Second Stage's THE LAYOVER by Walter McBride

Second StageTheatre Carole Rothman, Artistic Director,Casey Reitz, Executive Director presents the world premiere production of THE LAYOVER, written byLeslye Headlandand directed byTrip Cull…

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Why Did HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon Turn Down Aaron Burr Role Three Times? Find Out! by BroadwayWorld

In today's New York Post, the SHUFFLE ALONG star reveals that he turned down the role three times, before finally saying yes to HAMILTON director Tommy Kail.

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Carmen Cusack and John Lloyd Young Join The Cast of FOR THE RECORD: SCORSESE at The Wallis by Nora Dominick

Revolutionizing the live musical theater experience, the acclaimed company For The Record makes its triumphant return to Los Angeles in a new production, For The Record Scorsese - American C…

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This new ‘Hamilton’ star turned down his role three times by Barbara Hoffman

“Hamilton” has a new Mr. Burr, sir! Brandon Victor Dixon stepped into Leslie Odom Jr.’s boots this week, but he’s no Broadway newbie: The 34-year-old Maryland native helped creat…

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The Archive: Does Olivier cast a shadow over Archie Rice? by Al Senter

Among the many charismatic actors to have been hailed as the new Laurence Olivier down the years, Kenneth Branagh has perhaps been

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Show Up by Peter Michael Marino

Solo performing artist Peter Michael Marino (Desperately Seeking the Exit, Late with Lance!) presents his newest creation, Show Up. This comedic, anti-social experiment and improvised solo s…

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Curve to Open Cameron Mackintosh's MISS SAIGON UK Tour by Nora Dominick

Curve is delighted to announce that Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical Miss Saigon - a recent smash hit in the West End - will embark …

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Edinburgh Fringe: Lucy, Lucy & Lucy Barfield by Laura Kressly

Lucy Grace, long feeling a strong kinship with the book’s protagonist Lucy Pevensie, clung onto the belief in Narnia well into adulthood. When she was 26, the dawning realisation that she …

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Magician’s act theft dispute settled with Impossible producer by Matthew Hemley

A magician who accused West End show Impossible of stealing one of his acts has settled his dispute with producer Jamie Hendry.

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Sarah-Louise Young and Delme Thomas among final winners of The Stage Edinburgh Awards by Matthew Hemley

Performers Sarah-Louise Young and Delme Thomas are among the final winners of this year’s The Stage Edinburgh Awards. They join theatre company

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Tommy Cooper archive acquired by V&A by Georgia Snow

Props, posters and correspondence from Tommy Cooper’s personal archive have been acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum. The V&A has purchased

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Joe McElderry to return to Joseph for 2017 tour by Georgia Snow

Joe McElderry is to return to play the lead role in a 2017 tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Former

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REVIEW: The Dark Tower, Youth Music Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves The Dark Tower Youth Music Theatre, CLF Cafe, Bussey Building, Peckham Rye Lane, Wednesday 24th August 2016 5 Stars This is probably the biggest musical theatre event of the …

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Review: A Day by the Sea at by Elyse Sommer

The Mint has done it again, given theater goers a chance to experience a play in which not happens except a lot of well developed characters revealing their lives, and life in general's comp…

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Are Pay-What-You-Will Nights Good For Theater Companies? by Artsjournal1

Charleston’s theater community is one of many where the debate continues. Says one artistic director, “People are driven by ticket costs. The reason we do it is to eliminate a ba…

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‘Just Like That!’: V&A Acquires Comedian Tommy Cooper’s Collection by Mark Beech

London’s Victoria and Albert Museum has acquired the archive of Tommy Cooper – the British comedian known for catchphrases such as “just like that!”The V&A now has more than 116 …

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Barbra Streisand Wants Alec Baldwin for GYPSY Lead & More Fun Facts We Learned from TONIGHT SHOW Appearance by TV News Desk

Barbra Streisand and Alec Baldwin were featured for the full hour on last night's TONIGHT SHOW Starring Jimmy Fallon.

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Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/26; THE TEMPEST in South Bend, HAND TO GOD in Austin, HUNCHBACK at Music Circ by BroadwayWorld

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in South Bend, Austin, Sacramento and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE TEMP…

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The Roundabout review – stylish return for early Priestley play by Michael Billington

Park theatre, LondonJB Priestley never reconciled the comic and serious elements in this 1931 play, which gives a glimpse of what Auden dubbed ‘a low, dishonest decade’Can drawing-room c…

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Così fan Tutte review – Mozart's frothy opera turns nasty by Kate Molleson

Festival theatre, EdinburghTransplanted to 1930s Eritrea, Christopher Honoré’s version skims off the froth and stirs in the darker themes of power play, violence and abuseIt’s the dregs…

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 7am (Broadway Time)

‘Life According to Saki,’ a Play Set in World War I, Wins Edinburgh Award by Steven McElroy

Katherine Rundell’s play set in the trenches of World War I is the winner of the annual Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award, which comes with a production in New York next winter.

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CBCF to Honor Cicely Tyson, Dionne Warwick & More with Lifetime Achievement Awards by BroadwayWorld

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated CBCF announced that legendary actors Cicely Tyson, Richard Roundtree, and music icon Dionne Warwick will accept awards for their lifet…

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Quizzes: Competition: win tickets to see Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart in No Man's Land

Sign up to be in with a chance of winning tickets to the upcoming show

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Theatre News: Joe McElderry returns to Joseph for 2017 tour

The X Factor winner will continue in the title role next year

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Features: What's in my dressing room? - Tanya Franks

EastEnders and Broadchurch actress takes us backstage at Wyndham's Theatre where she is currently starring in The Truth

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MISS SAIGON Embarks on Major UK Tour in 2017/18 by Marianka Swain

Cameron Mackintosh announced today that his acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGON - a recent smash hit in the West End - will embark on a major UK…

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Jennifer Holliday to Add Green to 'The Color Purple' by Patrick Pacheco

Jennifer Holliday, who won a Tony Award for creating the role of Effie White in the original 1982 production of “Dreamgirls,” is going into the current Broadway revival of “The Color P…

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A masterpiece reclaimed by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review the Mint Theater Company’s off-Broadway revival of N.C. Hunter’s A Day by the Sea. Here’s an excerpt. * * * No drama troupe in America has car…

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Fall Preview: Off-Broadway’s Bountiful Harvest by Patrick Pacheco

Off-Broadway’s status as stepchild to Broadway is diminishing fast, given how often its fare transfers uptown. Who wouldn’t have wanted to get the jump on “Hamilton” when it was off-…

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Replay: Ry Cooder on the road in 1970 by Terry Teachout

“Previews of Past Attractions: Ry Cooder,” a 1970 Warner Bros. Records promotional mini-documentary about the singer-guitarist, produced by Van Dyke Parks: (This is the latest in a serie…

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BWW's On This Day - August 26, 2016

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

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Broadway AM Report, 8/26/2016 - The Public's Free HAMLET Hits the Boroughs and More! by Jessica Khan

This weekend's big news The Public's free HAMLET tour launches today in Manhattan

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Almanac: Leonard Schapiro on propaganda by Terry Teachout

“No one understood better than Stalin that the true object of propaganda is neither to convince nor even to persuade, but to produce a uniform pattern of public utterance in which the firs…

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Daniel Simonsen: ‘I dream about animals wearing boxer shorts’ by Rachel Aroesti

From Da Ali G Show to German sausages, the comedian reveals the things that make him laugh the mostI would say Bill Burr. He’s incredibly funny. I’m usually a really bad audience member …

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Joe McElderry Headlines JOSEPH National Tour by Marianka Swain

Singing sensation and X Factor favourite Joe McElderrywill once again wear the world's most famous coat in the UK's longest running musical, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT,as t…

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Edinburgh Fringe: The Rose & Crown by Thom Dibdin

Assiduously performed, and building up an air of mystery, The Rose and Crown has much about it that is striking.

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Theatre News: Miss Saigon confirms UK tour dates

Cameron Mackintosh's show will embark on a tour from July 2017

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Theatre News: Steve Furst's new show In Character to open at the Museum of Comedy

The comedian's piece will run for three nights in October

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NEWS: Miss Saigon launches new UK tour from Leicester, 3 July by Press Releases

Cameron Mackintosh announced today that his acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schönberg’s legendary musical MISS SAIGON – a recent smash hit in the West End - will embark on a maj…

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Miss Saigon to tour the UK in 2017 by Matthew Hemley

Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Miss Saigon is to tour the UK next year. The Boublil and Schonberg musical, which completed a

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Theatre News: Forced Entertainment to live-stream Complete Works

The theatre company will have their Table Top Shakespeare play out over nine days at the Theaterfestival Basel

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Theatre News: V&A Museum acquire Tommy Cooper collection

The collection, which includes his 'gag file' and magic tricks, will be displayed in the autumn

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Review: Resurfacing Life by Michael Block

By Michael BlockSometimes all it takes is a strong story and basic storytelling to make the perfect Fringe play. Those were the main ingredients of Sean-Patrick O’Brien's nearly flawless Z…

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Today on Broadway: Friday, August 26, 2016 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: @VogelPaula’s #Indecent Plans Bway Bow, Critics Review @BarbraStreisand’s #BarbraENCORE, @OrlandoShakes #WestSideOST Battle! “Today on Broadway” is a daily…

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Michael Longhurst: ‘I love working with designers. I have a very strong visual sense’ by Mark Shenton

Observing just how prolific he had become, one theatre journalist observed last year: “Is there more than one Michael Longhurst? As sometimes

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Promotional work can pay your bills by Paul Clayton

It’s a hot and moist Saturday afternoon and the chilled foods aisle of my local branch of Waitrose is an ideal place

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Dear West End Producer: Do all drama schools provide sufficient training, or should you attend one of the top five? by @westendproducer

Dear @westendproducer. Do all drama schools provide sufficient training, or should you attend the top 5? RADA, Lamda, BOVTS, Guildhall, CSSD —

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Edinburgh Fringe: Life According to Saki by Thom Dibdin

Life-affirming: Life According To Saki, Atticist’s production upstairs at Adam House, is a wonderfully staged, hugely appealing production.

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Edinburgh Fringe: People of the Eye by Laura Kressly

Elizabeth has two daughters. Her youngest is “fine”. Her eldest has profound hearing loss. This diagnosis, in our able-bodied world with all its bias and privilege for those that are “…

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Summerhall confirms Edinburgh writing supremacy with four further Fringe Firsts by Thom Dibdin

Summerhall has continued its awards domination at Edinburgh, garnering a further four Fringe First prizes. This brings its tally of The Scotsman’s

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Quickly, Tell Me About The Rules For Non-Profits by Joe Patti

It can be difficult to communicate the different legal regulations that non-profits operate under in order to help people understand what your organization can and can’t do. Non Profit…

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Al Porter review – old-fashioned crowd-pleaser carries on camping by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghIf some of this ex-panto star’s flamboyant shtick feels a tad outdated, he still steamrollers the audience and finds killer angles on his materialNot many 23-…

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Howard Sherman: Do artistic mission statements matter? by Howard Sherman

Plenty of theatres operate with somewhat generic mission statements, simply describing their goals of producing ‘excellent theatre’ that represents the ‘breadth of

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Annie Rigby: ‘We’ve had a lot of tears. Some have found it really life-affirming’ by David Hutchison

After a friend was diagnosed with terminal cancer, Rigby was inspired to make a show based on one of his final efforts:

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Mark Shenton’s top venues: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough by Mark Shenton

Travelling to theatres across the length and breadth of Britain, as I regularly do nowadays, no other theatre offers the immediacy of

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Get in Line! Box Office Opens Today for OH, HELLO on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Get in line The Lyceum Theatre box office 149 West 45th Street opens today, August 26th, at 10am for tickets to OH, HELLO on BROADWAY.

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SHE LOVES ME's Gavin Creel Heads to Provincetown This Weekend by BroadwayWorld

Two-time Tony Award Nominee and Olivier Award winner Gavin Creel will make his anticipated Provincetown return with the acclaimed Broadway The Art House series this weekend, August 26 amp 2…

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VIDEO: Watch Barbra Streisand and Donald Trump 'Make Duets Great Again' on Jimmy Fallon by Alan Henry

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW on NBC,Barbra Streisandand Jimmy Fallon performed a comedic duet in which Fallon portrayed Donald Trump. Together they 'made duets great again' Watch the video b…

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Snoop Dogg Inspires Young Athletes in "Coach Snoop” by Young Hollywood

Snoop Dogg Inspires Young Athletes in "Coach Snoop” YH catches up with the one and only Snoop Dogg to get the scoop on his go90 docu-series "Coach Snoop", which follows his passion for men…

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Friday, August 26, 2016 at midnight (Broadway Time)

William Ivey Long & David Korins: Designing ‘Grease Live’ by John Vermeer

Emmy nominated designers William Ivey Long and David Korins talk about the making of Grease: Live!

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Wit by Arts Review

Continuing its tradition of presenting powerful and compelling work on the Melbourne stage, fortyfivedownstairs in association with The Artisan Collective present the premiere season of Ma…

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Video Flash: Flashback Friday: Jennifers Hudson and Holliday Are Telling You…

From Dreamgirls to The Color Purple, they love doubling down on the same roles.

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Final Bow: Les Misérables' Chris McCarrell Looks Back on His Ultimate Broadway Promotion

From the ensemble to center stage on Broadway, McCarrell has seen the musical's latest revival through it all.

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Tim Minchin, Gilded Balloon by Phil Daoust

Gilded BalloonTim Minchin - winner of the Melbourne comedy festival's director's choice award - arrives in Edinburgh trailing cloudlets of glory. The Australian comedian/ musician is popular…

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New Barbra Streisand Duets Recording Arrives Today by Andrew Gans

Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway is the latest album from the entertainment icon.

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Box Office Opens for Oh, Hello on Broadway Today by Andrew Gans

Comedians Nick Kroll and John Mulaney will be seen in a limited engagement at the Lyceum Theatre.

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Take a Look Back at the Broadway Run of Falsettos by Monica Simoes

See photos from the original Broadway run!

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8 Ways to Actually Get Tickets to Hamilton by Ruthie Fierberg

Tickets may be tough to come by, but getting one is not quite as impossible as it seems.

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Barbra Streisand’s New Broadway Duets Album Arrives Today by Andrew Gans

Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway is the latest album from the entertainment icon.

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