Monday, July 25, 2016 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Stars of HAMILTON, AN ACT OF GOD, FULLY COMMITTED, WAITRESS and More Set for 2016 BROADWAY BARKS by BroadwayWorld

BROADWAY BARKS announces their 18th annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event to benefit New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies.

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BWW Exclusive: Meet the Company of NYMF's MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GET by Richard Ridge

One of the most eagerly awaited new shows of this year's New York Musical Festival NYMFis the special event 'Midnight at the Never Get' which will be presented at 42WEST 514 West 42nd Street…

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Review: Truer Than Fiction by Michael Block

By Michael BlockThe portrayal of LGBTQ characters in mainstream media is pretty consistent. They are either over sexualized, littered in stereotypes, or face dark plot lines. But why? In Jam…

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Tomorrow on TCM: Dawn to Dusk Westerns #7 by Trav S.D.

Every Tuesday and Wednesday in July Turner Classic Movies will  be showing westerns the entire day, for a total of 100 movies in all. Here is tomorrow’s line-up.  The times below are…

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Actors' Equity Announces Major Change in Casting Procedure by Andrew Gans

Actors are now able to sign up for auditions online.

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Podcast Episode 82 – Broadway Star Steven Pasquale

I don’t usually have actors on my podcast. I’ve only had two actor-guests before, and those were Kate Shindle and Charles Busch. While Kate shone a very bright and enlightenin…

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Marni Nixon, Voice Behind Stars in Movie Musicals Like ‘My Fair Lady,’ Dies at 86 by Maane Khatchatourian

Marni Nixon, who gained fame as a “ghost singer” for Deborah Kerr in “The King and I,” Natalie Wood in “West Side Story” and Audrey Hepburn in “My F…

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'Ghost' Soprano Marni Nixon, Who Voiced Blockbuster Musicals, Dies At 86 by Jeff Lunden

You might not know Marni Nixon's name, but you've probably heard her. Nixon dubbed the voices for Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady, Natalie Wood in West Side Story and Deborah Kerr in The King…

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Bolshoi Ballet marks 60th anniversary of landmark London visit

MOSCOW (Reuters) - At the height of the Cold War, dancers from Russia's Bolshoi Ballet did their bit to thaw East-West relations, flying to London in 1956 to make their first performances fo…

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Marni Nixon, voice of classic movie songs, has died at 86 by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) -- Hollywood voice double Marni Nixon, whose singing was heard in place of the leading actresses in such classic movie musicals as "West Side Story," &…

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Marni Nixon, the Voice Behind My Fair Lady, West Side Story, and More, Dies at 86 by Jackson McHenry

Marni Nixon, who made a career out of "ghosting," or dubbing over the vocals of numerous stars in classic Hollywood films, has died at 86. Nixon provided a precisely articulated so…

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Capital Fringe 2016 winners and extended shows by Ryan Taylor

New works by local playwrights and artists dominated the 2016 Capital Fringe audience-chosen awards this year, announced by Capital Fringe’s Julianne Brienza: Best Comedy went to John Kri…

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Deirdre O'Connell Will Lead MTC's FULFILLMENT CENTER in Summer 2017 by BroadwayWorld

Lynne MeadowArtistic Director andBarry GroveExecutive Producer justannouncedthatManhattan Theatre Clubwill produce the world premiere ofFulfillment Center, a new play byAbe KooglerKill Floor…

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ECLIPSED's Lupita Nyong'o & Danai Gurira Join Marvel's BLACK PANTER Film by Movies News Desk

Over the weekend, it was revealed at Marvel's Comic-Con panel for the new film BLACK PANTHER, that ECLIPSED star Lupita Nyong'o and the play's author Danai Guira have signed on to the cast

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Jump Into Oz- WICKED Gives a 360 Look at Curtain Call! by Ashley Lachant

Ever wanted to see what a WICKED curtain call looks like from the Gershwin Theatre stage Now you can, as WICKED has just posted a Facebook 360 picture, which enables viewers to click and dra…

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Mozart in the Jungle provides a television spotlight for classical music stars, while music education wanes by Michael Cooper, The New York Times

The show's ability to draw so many A-listers is a reflection of the fact that there are now far fewer opportunities for classical artists to appear on television

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Deirdre O’Connell to Star in MTC’s Fulfillment Center by Olivia Clement

Abe Koogler’s newest work will conclude Manhattan Theatre Club’s 2016-17 season.

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Eclipsed Star and Playwright Land Roles in Black Panther Film by Andrew Gans

Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira will be seen in the new film from Marvel Entertainment.

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Theater News: World Premiere of Abe Koogler's Fulfillment Center to Round Out MTC Season

Deirdre O'Connell will lead the off-Broadway production.

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Monday, July 25, 2016 at noon (Broadway Time)
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George Avakian and Louis Armstrong by Matthew Snyder, Archivist, Special Collections

George Avakian with Louis Armstrong during the recording of the album Satch Plays Fats, 1955.Photograph by Guy Gillette. Image ID: 5640626 George Avakian's lifelong friendship with Louis Ar…

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Special Reports: This Secret Lounge Under Broadway's Lyric Theatre Is an Intermission Game-Changer

TheaterMania goes on a tour of the Lyric Theatre's ritzy Ambassador Lounge.

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Campaign aims to reopen Alexandra Palace theatre shut for 80 years by Mark Brown

The historic space opened in 1875 and although built to hold 3,000 will reopen as a multi-functional space for up to 1,300An abandoned Victorian theatre hidden inside Alexandra Palace that h…

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Oye Oye: On Your Feet!'s Ana Villafane Is Broadway.com's Next Vlogger by Ryan McPhee

We know you were waiting for a vlog from On Your Feet!, so it’s about time we stood up and took some action. Ana Villafañe, who’s currently channeling Grammy-winning Latin…

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Spotlight On...Kurt Hellerich by Michael Block

Name: Kurt HellerichHometown: St. Joseph, MissouriEducation: BFA Webster ConservatorySelect Credits: Theory of Relativity at Goodspeed; Lion in Winter and Comedy of Errors at The St. Louis R…

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Blog Hijack: Chasing Fear: The Music of Trevor Bachman by Michael Block

Grace McLean, Travis Kent, Luke Marinkovich & More Set for One-Night Only Concert CHASING FEAR: The Music of Trevor Bachman at Rockwood Music HallTrevor Bachman debuts new musical Chasin…

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The Stage Critic Search 2016 reveals grand finalists by Matthew Hemley

The Stage Critic Search has announced the three grand finalists in the 2016 competition. Fergus Morgan, Kate Wyver and Will Thomas were

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Kill Your Darlings Live Lit Series Writing Contest by Bt

ATTENTION WRITERS: Writers of short stories are invited to participate in the Kill Your Darlings Live Lit series writing contest, running Wednesdays at 7 p.m., Aug. 3-Sept. 14, at CSz Theate…

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'Unauthorized': Just An Eye-Catching Word or A Legal Necessity? by Michael Dale

The word 'unauthorized' has been used to promote numerous musical spoofs, but does the word protect the creators from claims of copyright infringement

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BWW Exclusive: Meet the Company of NYMF's MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVERGET by Richard Ridge

One of the most eagerly awaited new shows of this year's New York Musical Festival NYMFis the special event 'Midnight at the Never Get' which will be presented at 42WEST 514 West 42nd Street…

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Kristin Chenoweth Lands New TV Series by Andrew Gans

The Tony winner will be part of the new Starz series American Gods.

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Cynthia Erivo, Megan Hilty, Tituss Burgess Join Second Annual Elsie Fest by Robert Viagas

The Coachella for Broadway music is scheduled for September 5 on Coney Island.

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Onstage This Week: July 25-Aug. 1 by American Theatre Editors

From Fish Creek, Wisc., to Washington, D.C., from presidential elections to murder mysteries, it is an exciting week for theatre.

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The Hypocrites’ G&S: The Mikado at Olney (review) by Jeffrey Walker

  Entering the Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab at Olney Theatre Center for The Mikado, be prepared for balloons. Hundreds of them; many of them being bopped in your general direction. Go ah…

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The Pirates of Penzance, Hypocrites’ style at Olney (review) by Jeffrey Walker

You might want to hit the bar before you take your seat for The Pirates of Penzance as performed by the Chicago-based theatre company The Hypocrites, now ensconced in the Theatre Lab at Olne…

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Theatre News: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: How we got here

With just hours to go until the reviews are in, we look at the journey up to the official opening of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes with New Musical THE GOLD at NYMF by Stage Tube

The New York Musical FestivalandLaura Yosowitz,Vital Arts Collaborative welcome Josh DavisBeautiful asJoseph inTHE GOLD, a new musical about one man's fight for love, family and country, wit…

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VIDEO: Official Trailer for Baz Luhrmann's Music-Driven Drama THE GET DOWN, Coming to Netflix by TV News Desk

Below, check out the new official trailer for the Netflix original series THE GET DOWN from Baz Luhrmann. Part One of The Get Down, comprising six episodes, premieres Friday, August 12 on Ne…

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‘Lazarus,’ a Musical by David Bowie and Enda Walsh, to Open in London by Christopher D. Shea

The production, which includes a mix of old and new songs from Mr. Bowie, opened in New York last year.

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Monday, July 25, 2016 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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L.A. Theatre Works to Broadcast Eclipsed and Act One by Olivia Clement

The organization has announced its 2016-17 season of seven shows to be performed and recorded.

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The Mushroom Cure by Sandi Durell

  by Carole Di Tosti     One never knows the extent of another’s emotional pain, torment, inner hell and self-hatred to make a cogent judgment about how they should cope wit…

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Dave Malloy's GHOST QUARTET to Play in Concert at Maria Hernandez Park by BroadwayWorld

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to present the very first performance of The Mayor's Office of Media amp Entertainment's Off Broadway in the Boros inaugural series. For one night only, July 2…

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Review Roundup: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE with Jonathan Pryce by Review Roundups

London's critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe, under the artistic direction of Emma Rice, will light up US stages and screens this summer and fall, with a three-city limited engagement o…

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Theater News: Significant Other Finds Its Broadway Home

Joshua Harmon's play will be directed by Trip Cullman.

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Disability Arts International website launches to help performers promote work by David Hutchison

A new website has been launched to help disabled performers promote their work internationally. Set up by the British Council, Disability Arts

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West Side Story: musicals we love by Miriam Gillinson

With Bernstein's complex score, Sondheim's witty lyrics and Robbins's exuberant dance sequences, this show is near perfectWhen asked to defend musical theatre – and this happens annoyingly…

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The Great White Way Heads to Android: Check Out the New Broadway.com App! by Broadway.com

Attention, Android users: It’s now even easier to stay up-to-date with your favorite Jellicles, snoop on Aaron Tveit’s backstage rituals and keep track of Lin-Manuel Mi…

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Darren Criss' Elsie Fest Will Return for Second Year; Stars Include Tony Winners Cynthia Erivo & Lena Hall by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Elsie Fest, the brainchild of Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Darren Criss, Jordan Roth and Ricky Rollins, is returning for a second year. The outdoor music festival, named after S…

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Cheek by Jowl’s Declan Donnellan to get lifetime achievement award at Venice Biennale by Matthew Hemley

Cheek by Jowl co-artistic director Declan Donnellan will be awarded a lifetime achievement prize at this year’s Venice Biennale. Donnellan will take

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Jason Robert Brown at Work on New Musical The Connector by Andrew Gans

Daisy Prince directed a recent reading.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Seeking a Broadway House; Script to Be Published as a Book by Robert Viagas

Official opening is July 30, but first reviews will be posted July 26.

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What Do Critics Think of The Merchant of Venice? by Olivia Clement

The acclaimed production from London’s Globe Theatre kicked off its U.S. engagements at Lincoln Center Festival.

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Feature: ‘Britishness’, roots and identity politics explored in Octopus by Rachel St John

Unless you’ve been asleep or on sabbatical for the last eight weeks or so – you’ll know that the EU referendum has taken over the news and our social media feeds. The democrati…

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NYMT's PRODIGY Cast Recording Hits No. 6 on iTunes Soundtrack Charts by BroadwayWorld

Auburn Jam Records and National Youth Music Theatre have justreleased the Original Cast Recording of Prodigy, the new musical from Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary. The recording was released t…

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Freddie Fox and Richard Madden to Share Lead in Kenneth Branagh's ROMEO AND JULIET by BroadwayWorld

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company today announced that Freddie Fox will be joining the company of Romeo and Juliet, sharing the role of Romeo with Richard Madden. This is to allow Richard Madd…

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BWW Interview: Tony Nominee Tammy Blanchard Takes Dramatic Turn in New Film TALLULAH by Caryn Robbins

Tony nominee Tammy Blanchard HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING takes a dramatic turn in the new Netflix original movie TALLULAH.

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VIDEOS: Remembering Marni Nixon, Both Unseen and On The Screen by Michael Dale

The woman best known for dubbing the singing voices of Hollywood stars also gave memorable stage and television performances.

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David Bowie musical Lazarus coming to London by Jacob Stolworthy, Jacob Stolworthy

The production, which debuted in New York, stars Dexter actor Michael C Hall

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Marnie Nixon Dies at Age 86 by Sandi Durell

  by Sandi Durell   I was pleased to know the lovely and talented Marnie Nixon, that many didn’t realize was the voice  for Deborah Kerr in The King and I, Natalie Wood in …

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Monday, July 25, 2016 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Laughs as well as darkness in Shaw Festival's Dance of Death: review by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Production of Strindberg play doesn't always work but kudos to Shaw for embracing this difficult material.

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Inaugural Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge Names Winner by Adam Hetrick

Angel Rodriguez, a student songwriter from Seattle, WA, has been named National Champion of the inaugural Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge for High School Students.

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Theatre News: Freddie Fox to share role of Romeo with Richard Madden in Romeo and Juliet

The actor will share the role of Romeo after Richard Madden injured his ankle

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Interviews: Daniel Evans: My Sheffield highlights

As the director takes over at Chichester Festival Theatre, we chat to him about his legacy at Sheffield, his highlights and his plans for the future

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‘Unexpected Joy’: It Really Comes Together When Mom Sings Along by American Theatre Editors

A new musical from Bill Russell and Janet Hood tells the story of three generations of female musicians.

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Review: Raul's Magical Memory Tour by Michael Block

By Michael BlockIn order to move forward we have to remember the past. Our memories are with us forever, no matter how good or bad they were. In Jaime Lozano and Lauren Epsenhart's Children …

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Cast of ON YOUR FEET! to Perform at 31st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner by BroadwayWorld

A group of iconic sports legends and special honorees will be celebrated by The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, at its 31st Ann…

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Darren Criss, Megan Hilty, Tituss Burgess & More Join Line-Up of Second Annual Great Elsie Fest! by BroadwayWorld

Elsie Fest is back On September 5 1PM, thousands of Broadway's biggest fans will gather at the Ford Ampitheatre Coney Island Boardwalk for what's been called the Coachella of show tunes - th…

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Kennedy Center Announces Ren?e Fleming VOICES: New Concert Season Featuring Leslie Odom Jr, Megan Hilty, Alan Cumming & More! by BroadwayWorld

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Artistic Advisor at Large Renee Fleming today announced the artists for the inaugural season of Renee Fleming VOICES, a new concert ser…

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Julie Andrews to bring Broadway spirit to Opera House revival of My Fair Lady by Nancy Groves

Actor to direct show faithful to the landmark 1956 production that made her a star, with the original set designs and Cecil Beaton costumesJulie Andrews plans to channel the spirit of her or…

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Darren Criss' Elsie Fest Will Return for Second Year; Headliners Include Tony winners Cynthia Erivo & Lena Hall by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Elsie Fest, the brainchild of Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Darren Criss, Jordan Roth and Ricky Rollins, is returning for a second year. The outdoor music festival, named after S…

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It's Official! Michael C. Hall to Headline David Bowie's Lazarus in London by Imogen Lloyd Webber

As expected, Michael C. Hall will reprise his role in the London incarnation of David Bowie's Lazarus. Directed by 2016 Tony winner Ivo van Hove and created by Bowie and Once book writer…

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Theater News: Michael C. Hall, Sophia Anne Caruso, and More Will Move With Lazarus to London

New York Theatre Workshop's original stars will cross the pond with the David Bowie musical.

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Your Guide to Gildersleeve by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of radio and screen comedian and voice-over artist Harold “Hal” Peary (1908-1985) Peary is best known for creating the popular radio character Throckmorton…

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INTERVIEW: Actor, singer & comedian Gary Wilmot by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

Gary Wilmot is a much-loved British comedian, singer and actor. First finding fame through the television programme New Faces, he has enjoyed a brilliant and varied career. Possibly best kno…

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Kenneth Branagh-Rob Ashford-Directed Romeo and Juliet to Hit U.S. Cinemas by Andrew Gans

Lily James and Richard Madden star in the title roles.

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Freddie Fox steps in as Romeo after Richard Madden and understudy injure their legs by Matthew Hemley

Actor Freddie Fox has stepped into the role of Romeo in the West End production of Romeo and Juliet, after both Richard

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Happy Birthday David Belasco by Vinnie

I was lucky enough to work at the Belasco Theater during most of the run of Hedwig and the Angry Inch and I’d heard and poo-poo’ed the haunting stories for […]

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NEWS: Freddie Fox shares Romeo role with injured Richard Madden in final weeks by Press Releases

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company today announced that Freddie Fox will be joining the company of Romeo and Juliet, sharing the role of Romeo with Richard Madden. This is to allow Richard Madd…

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Monday, July 25, 2016 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Broadway & HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL Alum Corbin Bleu Ties the Knot by TV News Desk

A rep for Corbin Bleu has confirmed to US Weekly that the HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL star wed his longtime fiance Sasha Clements on Saturday, July 23rd.

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, July 25, 2016 by Susan Grace

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Jesus Christ Superstar at the Open Air Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical returns to London in this new production, directed by Timothy Sheader, starring Declan Bennett as Jesus and running at the Open Air Theatre until…

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One actor, one desk, two phones by Ken Levine

In her Playbill bio, Ms. Mode notes that since 2001 FULLY COMMITTED has been one of the ten most produced plays in the United States. Very impressive. And not to take anything away from it…

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

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

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BWW Interview: Tony Danza, Now in 'Residence' at 54 Below by Adrienne Onofri

The beloved sitcom star ups his musical theater cred with a summer-long engagement at the midtown cabaret.

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/25/16- A CHORUS LINE by Stage Tube

Today in 1975, A Chrous Line opened at the Shubert THeatre, where it ran for 6137 performances. A Chorus Line is a musical about Broadway dancers auditioning for spots on a chorus line. The …

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‘Love’s Labours Lost’ at 4615 Theatre Company by David Siegel

With the savvy direction of Anne Donnelly and the industrious labors of 4615 Theatre Company, the 400 year-old Shakespearean comedy, Love’s Labours Lost has taken a fruitful leap into the …

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Poll: Would you take part in a drama school reality series? by The Stage

Last week, E4 announced it will create a “structured reality” series following West End hopefuls at the Kent-based D&B Academy of Performing

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In Memory of Marni Nixon by Elyse Sommer

Reposted Feature of Marni Nixon staged memoir

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Michael C. Hall heads London run of Bowie musical 'Lazarus'

LONDON (AP) -- The David Bowie musical "Lazarus" is headed to London, with star Michael C. Hall on board....

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Meet the Cast of Metropolitan Youth Theatre’s ‘Spring Awakening’: Part 2: Quentin Araujo by Guest Author

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of Metropolitan Youth Theatre’s Spring Awakening, meet Erin Claeys. Sam: Why did you want to appear in Spring Awakening at Metropolitan …

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Review: The Stone Witch at Berkshire Theatre Group by Mark G. Auerbach

Judd Hirsch stars as an eccentric writer in the world premiere of The Stone Witch at Berkshire Theatre Group in Stockbridge, MA

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Declan Donnellan To Be Awarded The Golden Lion Award For Lifetime Achievement by Edward Baker

Declan Donnellan will be awarded the Golden Lion of Venice. The board of La Biennale di Venezia will give the co-artistic director of Cheek by Jowl the award for lifetime achievement. The ce…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:06AM

Cast Announced For 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS At Shakespeare's Globe by Edward Baker

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce casting for 946 THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS, co-adapted by Michael Morpurgo and Globe Artistic Director Emma Rice. After a critically accl…

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August Strindberg's 1901 play DREAMPLAY to open at The Vaults by Edward Baker

BAZ Productions' 2016 re-working of dreamplay tells the story of a young woman who arrives on earth from 'above' to discover the mysteries of humanity. Director Sarah Bedi and cast have crea…

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Careers Clinic: Any tips for last-minute fundraising? by John Byrne

Having started stage school at seven and held on doggedly to my acting goals all through school, I have at last been

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Monday, July 25, 2016 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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It's Official: David Bowie's 'Lazarus' Musical Sets London Run by Ashley Lee

Michael C. Hall will reprise his starring role as Bowie's troubled 'Man Who Fell to Earth' character in the fall show.read more

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Fuse Theater Review: “peerless” — Unexpectedly Wonderful by Helen Epstein

peerless will have generations of parents and current as well as former teenagers laughing in concert.

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VIDEO: Josh Groban, Cyndi Lauper & More Remind Politicians 'Don't Use Our Songs!' by TV News Desk

On last night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER, some of America's favorite recording artists reminded politicians not to use their songs without permission on the campaign trail.

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Jesus Christ Superstar – review round-up by Troy Nankervis

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre continues its 2016 summer season with a revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s classic Jesus

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Frankie Grande: 'I Don't Know How to Date Someone Who Knows Everything About Me' by Jesse Steinbach

Michael Musto2016 ElectionMichael MustoThe endearingly un-shy Frankie Grande has sparkled—literally—through his various endeavors, from TV’s Big Brother to Broadway’s Rock of Ages to…

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THE TRUTH – West End by Jonathan Baz

Florian Zeller is a precocious writing talent. The Truth is his third play to enthral London theatregoers in a year. While the French playwright's breakthrough import The Father reduced some…

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NEWS: All-star cast join Mark Gatiss & Ian Hallard in The Boys in the Band, Trailer released by Press Releases

Further casting has been announced for Adam Penford's revival of Mart Crowley’s ground-breaking play, THE BOYS IN THE BAND, opening at Park Theatre in London this autumn, then touring to T…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 08:26AM

Hall of Hams #105: Alison Skipworth by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Alison Skipworth (Alison Mary Elliot Margaret Groom, 1863-1952). London born Skipworth was best known for playing big-boned, hearty grand dames in Hollywood, most no…

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VIDEO: Your Favorite Storybrooke Characters Return in ONCE UPON A TIME Season 6 Trailer by TV News Desk

You'll be reunited with the enchanted characters from Storybrooke when ONCE UPON A TIME Season 6 premieres on Sunday September 25th at 87c. on ABC.

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STAGE TUBE: New Promo Video of GREY GARDENS, Starring Rachel York and Betty Buckley by Stage Tube

GREY GARDENS The Musical opened at CTGAhmanson TheatreJuly 13, 2016. Directed byMichael Wilson, performances of the bittersweet story continue through August 14. Check out the new promo vide…

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David Bowie's Lazarus Announces London Cast and Dates by Mark Shenton

Michael C. Hall, Michael Esper and Sophia Anne Caruso to reprise New York roles.

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Monday, July 25, 2016 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Britain's First All-Black HAMLET Comes To Watford Palace Theatre by Edward Baker

Following the success of their first three productions, Macbeth, She Called Me Mother, and The Diary of a Hounslow Girl, Black Theatre Live in association with Watford Palace Theatre and Str…

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Michael C. Hall Set to Star in David Bowie's LAZURUS in November by BroadwayWorld

According to whatsonstage.com, 'David Bowie's musical Lazarus, which premiered in New York last year, will transfer to the West End, opening at King's Cross Theatre in November.'According to…

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Daniel Boys, Jack Derges and James Holmes Join Cast Of THE BOYS IN THE BAND by Edward Baker

Producers Tom O'Connell and James Seabright are pleased to announce further casting for the first class revival of Mart Crowley's ground-breaking play, THE BOYS IN THE BAND, opening at Park …

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Helpmann Awards red carpet – Storify by Erin James

Glitz, glamour and a touch of fun on the 16th annual Helpmanns red carpet!

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Jesus Christ Superstar, Open Air Theatre, review: 'Enjoyable but stops short of a performing miracle' by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Timothy Sheader's 45th anniversary production is the first time the show has ever been presented al fresco

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Calais: Conversations enhance understanding and awareness for us all by Chris Grady

Many hundreds of volunteers go to work in Calais, filling the hostels and Airbnb, giving the bus drivers a good full load on historically very quiet routes, and finding their ways around the…

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Marni Nixon, Singing Voice Behind WEST SIDE STORY, THE KING AND I & More, Dies at 86 by BroadwayWorld

The New York Times reports that Marni Nixon, perhaps most famous for dubbing the singing voices of the leading actresses in films, including THE KING AND I, WEST SIDE STORY and MY FAIR LADY,…

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‘Gypsy’ a rouser of a revival by James Hebert

Yes, “Gypsy” gives top billing to a burlesque bombshell, and not to her spectacularly pushy parent. But Mama Rose knows what it’s really all about. And so will you, after witnessing Li…

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Marni Nixon, the Voice Behind the Screen, Dies at 86 by Margalit Fox

Ms. Nixon was the ghost singer for actresses in many of Hollywood’s most famous musicals, from “The King and I” to “West Side Story” to “My Fair Lady.”

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Meghan Trainor and James Corden Sang a Duet and (Surprise!) It Wasn’t in a Car by Tolly Wright

James Corden took a break from singing in cars with celebrities (and the First Lady) to croon with Meghan Trainor live on stage. During Trainor’s Friday night show at L.A.’s Greek Theate…

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Before the fall by Terry Teachout

My mother’s parents were born right around the turn of the twentieth century. Albert Crosno, Sr., my maternal grandfather, came from Decaturville, a rural Tennessee town whose current popu…

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BWW Interview: Baayork Lee - A CHORUS LINE Original Still Stepping Up to the Line by Gil Kaan

To any A CHORUS LINE aficionado, the mere mention of Baayork Lee will conjure up vivid memories of the original Connie Wong - the youthful-looking, 4'10' Asian-American, perky dynamo who rep…

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Edinburgh show to expose casting call sexism by Georgia Snow

A new show exposing sexism in casting calls is to run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year. Created by the author

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Daniel Boys, Jack Derges and James Holmes join The Boys in the Band by Matthew Hemley

EastEnders actor Jack Derges and Miranda star James Holmes have joined the cast of The Boys in the Band at the Park

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Now We Are Here review – refugee playwrights see Britain with fresh eyes by Lyn Gardner

Young Vic, LondonCreated by refugee writers, this affecting double-header is a reminder that everyone has a story worth tellingWhen Michael (Jonathan Livingstone) first arrived in the UK, fl…

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David Bowie musical Lazarus falls to earth for London run by Ben Beaumont-Thomas

The musical take on The Man Who Fell to Earth, starring Michael C Hall and directed by Ivo van Hove, comes to London following a strong New York debutFollowing a well-received run in New Yor…

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Bowie musical Lazarus to open in London by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

‘Unapologetically weird’ show, one of the star’s final projects, to run this winter at the King’s Cross TheatreDavid Bowie’s stage musical Lazarus, a sequel to The Man Who Fell to …

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Just because: Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys in 1954 by Terry Teachout

Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys perform “A Voice From On High” in 1954 or 1955. This is thought to be the earliest surviving sound film of Monroe in performance: (This is the latest …

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Helpmann Award winners 2016 – Full List by Erin James

The 16th annual Helpmann Award ceremony took place tonight at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre, The Star with the who’s who of the Aussie arts and live performance industry in attendance. …

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Further Casting Announced For The Boys In The Band by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Further casting has been announced today for the revival of The Boys In The Band by Matt Crowley which opens at the Park Theatre this Autumn, before touring. West End musical…

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Marni Nixon, Voice of My Fair Lady on Screen, Dead at 86 by Robert Viagas

Often heard but rarely seen, she made a late-life return to Broadway in 1999.

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Almanac: Sean Trende on political impossibility by Terry Teachout

“When someone’s argument boils down to ‘it cannot be,’ it means that it probably is.” Sean Trende, “Yes, Trump Can Win,” (RealClearPolitics, May 31, 2016)

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Alexandra Palace’s ‘hidden’ theatre to stage immersive shows in 2018 by Georgia Snow

Alexandra Palace has revealed plans to stage large-scale immersive productions in its “hidden” Victorian theatre, when it reopens in 2018. It comes

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Monday, July 25, 2016 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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NEWS: Alexandra Palace launches crowdfunding to reopen Victorian Theatre by Press Releases

Alexandra Park and Palace Charitable Trust (APPCT) has launched a public fundraising campaign to support the restoration of its stunning Victorian Theatre, dating back to 1875, bringing it b…

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2016 OzAsia Festival reveals exciting 10 Year Anniversary celebration by Arts Review

Featuring an impressive array of performance works by contemporary Asian artists who are pioneers in their field, the Adelaide Festival Centre has revealed the program for the 2016 OzAsia F…

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BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets to GREY GARDENS in Los Angeles by Bww Contests

BroadwayWorld is giving one of our lucky readers a chance to win two tickets to GREY GARDENS starring Betty Buckley and Rachel York in Los Angeles The contest winner will be able to claim tw…

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Blogs: Matt Trueman: Why should critics #KeepTheSecrets of Harry Potter?

With one day to go before the reviews are out, Matt Trueman asks whether the critics should abide by JK Rowling's plea for the critics to remain spoiler-free

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Now We Are Here, Young Vic, theatre review: 'Well worth catching' by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

The Young Vic is welcoming visits by foreign companies and engaging with local communities and young people. Its latest show, Now We Are Here, has been created by refugee writers in workshop…

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Stage Directors UK introduces mid-career mentoring scheme by Matthew Hemley

Industry body Stage Directors UK has unveiled details of a new mentoring scheme aimed at offering “bespoke support” for its members. The

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Mountview submits plans for 200-seat theatre at new Peckham base by Georgia Snow

Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts has submitted plans for a 200-seat performance space as part of its new south London home, giving

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In praise of Sydney’s Ensemble theatre by Deborah Jones

A History of Falling Things, July 13; Betrayal, July 22 Tucked away in Sydney’s Kirribilli, in a secluded – and highly enviable – spot right on Sydney Harbour, the Ensemble quietl…

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Broadway AM Report, 7/25/2016 - MAMMA MIA!, It's Monday! by Jessica Khan

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it

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Lazarus review – Bowie's baffling starman lands off-Broadway by Alexis Soloski

New York Theatre WorkshopCo-written and featuring songs by David Bowie, this jukebox musical based on The Man Who Fell to Earth is a thrilling theatrical odyssey – and almost impossible to…

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Monday, July 25, 2016 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Monday, July 25, 2016 by Matt Tamanini, The Broadwayradio Network

Listen: @FunHomeMusical at Orlando’s @DrPhillipsCtr, @SethRudetsky Heads to #DNCnPHL, & More! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting th…

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David Bowie musical Lazarus to play at London’s King’s Cross Theatre by David Hutchison

David Bowie musical Lazarus is to transfer to the Kings Cross Theatre in London later this year. Michael C Hall will reprise

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David Bowie's LAZARUS Coming To West End In October by Marianka Swain

David Bowie and Enda Walsh's LAZARUS, which premiered at New York Theatre Workshop last year, is coming to King's Cross Theatre for a run 25 October-22 January 2017. It's directed by Ivo van…

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Exclusive: Facebook LIVE Interviews With The Cast of FUN HOME in Orlando by BroadwayWorld

Last nightthe current Broadway cast of the Tony-winning musical FUN HOME performed a special concert version of the show at Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts to benefit t…

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Theatre News: Michael C Hall to star in David Bowie's Lazarus in London

The production, directed by Ivo van Hove, will open at the Kings Cross Theatre in November

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Theatre News: Exclusive: further casting for The Boys in the Band

Daniel Boys, Jack Derges, John Hopkins and more join Mark Gatiss and Ian Hallard in the revival of The Boys in the Band

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NEWS: David Bowie musical Lazarus gets London premiere, TICKETS ON SALE by Press Releases

David Bowie made his last public appearance at the opening night of his Off-Broadway musical Lazarus on 7 December 2015. The album on which it is based, Blackstar, was released on his 69th b…

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Auto Bio Queen by Arts Review

Exploring the life story of Beni Lola through cabaret with performances from some of Melbourne’s finest artists, Auto Bio Queen will make its debut at The Butterfly Club: 26 – 31 Ju…

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David Bowie’s Lazarus Comes To London This October by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Before his passing, David Bowie and Edna Walsh premiered their new musical Lazarus in New York. Producers announced today that the show will have its London premiere in Octob…

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Sinéad Cusack: How Jeremy Irons helped me sneak into the RSC by Sinéad Cusack

I led a fairly rackety life but was always serious about acting. At Stratford, in As You Like It, I got my first laugh in ShakespeareI started out as one of the worst Shakespearean actors …

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THE BODYGUARD – West End by Emma Clarendon

You know by the strength of the audience reaction how affectionately a show is welcomed in London and it is safe to say that the return of The Bodyguard to London has had a warm reception.

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Backstage: Mayor’s Fund works wonders to inspire a new generation by Ak Bennett-Hunter

There are a number of obstacles to attracting a wider and more diverse workforce into the expanding creative industries. The range of

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The Green Room: Are there any roles you long to play? by Thomas Hescott

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

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Monday, July 25, 2016 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Letters to Lindy by Arts Review

Filled with humour and heartbreak, Letters to Lindy by award-winning playwright Alana Valentine explores our fascination with one of 20th Century Australia’s most iconic figures. There a…

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On the Couch with Marco Chiappi by Arts Review

Who is Marco Chiappi? An old ham always in search of playdates. What would you do differently to what you do now? I wouldn’t necessarily do anything different but would rather accept t…

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JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – Open Air Theatre by Jonathan Baz

In what is unquestionably a Superstar for the 21st century, Timothy Sheader's Jesus is no long-haired prophet. In an electrifying performance that captures both Christ’s charisma and his f…

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Monday, July 25, 2016 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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GROUNDHOG DAY Leads August's Top 10 New London Shows by Marianka Swain

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From the new Groundhog Day musical and Shakespeare in a department store t…

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BWW Interview: Director Thom Southerland On Reviving Rodgers and Hammerstein's ALLEGRO by Marianka Swain

Director Thom Southerland has built a career on revelatory musical revivals in smaller fringe venues, from Me and Juliet and The Grand Tour at Finborough Theatre to Titanic, Grand Hotel and …

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Review: ‘Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope’ at New Freedom Theatre in Philadelphia by Neal Newman

Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope is a musical that’s not produced very often – but in its day, it was a huge hit. Opening on Broadway in 1972, it ran for over 1,000 performances and ear…

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Derek Jacobi: 'Much Ado saved me from stage fright' by Interview By Andrew Dickson

After touring Hamlet in 1980, the actor succumbed to the ‘worm of doubt’ – but a job playing Shakespeare’s quick-witted hero forced him to face his anxietyI’d been on a world tour …

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

From Billie Piper playing Yerma to eyecatching festivals in Bristol and Stratford-upon-Avon, here are the week’s big stage openings Related: Cuttin' It review – streetwise drama evolves …

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How to Promote Your Facebook Posts by Jonathan Eifert

There is a cheap, but effective trick with Facebook advertising: a little money goes a long way. Boosting individual posts can make the difference between content seen by few to seen by many…

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Episode 415 - Devin Ilaw (Performer, Music Director, Vocal Coach) by Joel B. New

Devin Ilaw is a performer, musician, music director, and vocal coach. He can currently be seen making his Broadway debut in LES MISERABLES, now playing through September 4th. Favorite cred…

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Monday, July 25, 2016 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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The Light in the Piazza by Arts Review

Winner of six Tony Awards including Best Original Score, The Light in the Piazza is set to romance Melbourne audiences later this year when it opens at the Arts Centre Melbourne for a lim…

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Gary Griffin Directs Hand To God At Victory Gardens Sept 16 – Oct 16 by Michael J. Roberts

Victory Gardens Theater announces the first show of its 42st season, Hand To God by Robert Askins, directed by Gary Griffin. Hand To [...]

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Mark Shenton’s week: Provincetown? Broadway-on-Sea, more like by Mark Shenton

I’ve just had my eighth summer vacation, as they call them over in the US, in Provincetown, on the farthest point of

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Lucinda Morrison: 5 tips to get started in theatre PR by Susan Elkin

Lucinda Morrison was head of press at the National Theatre from 2000 to 2016. Having first joined the NT as senior press

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Joseph Ayre: ‘Taking on West End role feels like winning a lottery’ by David Hutchison

Before finishing drama school, Ayre landed a leading West End role in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time from

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Monday, July 25, 2016 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Melissa Errico, Jackie Hoffman, Michael Cumpsty Read the Apple Cart Tonight by Andrew Gans

The evening is part of the acclaimed Project Shaw series.

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See the Birth of A Chorus Line in Rare Photos of Broadway Original by Hannah Vine

In honor of the original Broadway opening of A Chorus Line July 25, 1975, view a collection of rare photos of the original cast rehearsing and performing a Broadway game-changer.

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Sonia Payes: Parallel Futures by Arts Review

Recipient of the 2014 McClelland Achievement Prize, the McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery presents a survey exhibition of the work of Sonia Payes in Parallel Futures until 6 November 201…

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Video Flash: Watch Tony Nominee David Yazbek Preview a Tune From His Latest Musical

Yazbek sings a number from The Band's Visit.

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Could Trisha Yearwood Be Elphaba on Broadway? by Olivia Clement

The self-confessed theatre fan and songstress chats dream roles, favorite songs and the show that changed her life.

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The Untold Stories Behind the Most Famous Photos in Broadway History by Michael Gioia

Steve and Anita Shevett, the house photographers for the Tony Awards since 1980, reveal the stories behind the iconic shots that captured unforgettable Broadway moments.

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Theater notes: 2017 film adaptation is frightfully good news for Rage of the Stage by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

James Michael Shoberg will adapt “Fright Night,” into a stage play next year, the culmination of his years of adapting classics into plays with a streak of the macabre and the erotic and…

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