Monday, December 5, 2016 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Tarell Alvin McCraney to Head Playwriting Program at Yale by Joshua Barone

Tarell Alvin McCraney, a Yale School of Drama graduate whose play is the basis of the celebrated film “Moonlight,” will return there

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Theater News: Karen Ziemba, Daniel Jenkins, and More Set for John Kander's Kid Victory

The musical, written by Kander and Greg Pierce, will play the Vineyard theatre.

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Lynn Nottage’s Sweat Will Transfer to Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Lynn Nottage’s Sweat, which is currently making its New York premiere off-Broadway at the Public Theater, is heading to the Great White Way. Directed by Kate Whoriskey, the production …

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#BuzzNow: Broadway Gives Dear Evan Hansen a Great Big Thumbs Up by

Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical from Tony nominee Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and starring Pitch Perfect's Ben Platt, opens on Broadway.

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Celebrating the Stage & Screen! David Rockwell & Annette Bening Honored at New York Stage & Film Gala by

This year's New York Stage and Film Gala honored Tony-winning designer David Rockwell and four-time Academt Award nominee Annette Bening. See the glitzy pics from the Plaza Hotel!

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Photo Flash: First Look at Trevor White and Alex Austin in THEBES LAND by BroadwayWorld

Director Daniel Goldman adapted THEBES LAND after seeing the original production in South America, where it played several sold-out runs.Now it premieres in the UK for four weeks only, starr…

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Monday, December 5, 2016 at noon (Broadway Time)

Theater News: Kinky Boots Star Todrick Hall Named Kids' Night on Broadway Ambassador

The event will take place on February 28.

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Take a Look at the National Tour of The Bodyguard Starring Deborah Cox by Mark Ezovski

The musical features some of Whitney Houston’s biggest hits.

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As U.S. Braces for Change, a Play About the Working Class Heads to Broadway by Michael Paulson

The Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage’s work, Sweat, moves to Studio 54 in March.

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Chesapeake Shakespeare’s Christmas Carol set in Baltimore (review) by Jill Kyle-Keith

This year, if you see just one Dickens’ Yuletide story, let it be Chesapeake Shakespeare’s fine set-in-Baltimore A Christmas Carol. It has it all and then some: a nicely scary …

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Child Actor Billy Chapin Is Dead at 72 by Andrew Gans

Mr. Chapin had one Broadway credit.

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John Kearns – review by Brian Logan

Soho theatreKearns's comic armoury of distracted pauses, eccentric antics and daydreamer philosophy starts brilliantly before tailing off"Imagine I couldn't do this," ruminates John Kearns a…

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Jewish humour ain't what it used to be by Brian Logan

The UK Jewish Comedy festival’s salute to the Borscht Belt comedy of Woody Allen and Joan Rivers is poised awkwardly between tribute and parodyYou could argue that standup was born in the …

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'Nothing is private anymore': behind Dear Evan Hansen, the social media musical by Alexis Soloski

The creators of the buzzy high school-set production talk about the dangers of the digital world for teenagers as their play hits BroadwayDuring its development, the creators of Dear Evan Ha…

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Exclusive: Darren Criss Backstage at Tick, Tick...BOOM! by Hannah Vine

George Salazar, Lilli Cooper, and Nick Blaemire star in The Keen Company’s revival of Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical musical.

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Theater News: Norm Lewis Joins Kiss Me, Kate With Kelli O'Hara and Will Chase

The Tony-nominated actor completes Roundabout Theatre Company's cast.

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Theater News: Lynn Nottage's Acclaimed Drama Sweat Will Move to Broadway

The production is directed by Kate Whoriskey.

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Where John Leguizamo likes to box and binge on ramen by Barbara Hoffman

Most of us know him as an actor, stand-up comedian and playwright, but off-Broadway’s new “Othello: The Remix” boasts the talents of John Leguizamo, producer. Born in Colombia, raised …

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Cinderella review at Wilde Theatre, Bracknell – ‘traditional but vibrant’ by Catherine Usher

This homegrown production of Cinderella while traditionally presented and lacking in star names in not without charm or excitement. The Ugly Sisters,

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Josh Groban Sets Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 Departure Date by

Good news, Broadway, Josh Groban is in it for the long haul! After receiving much acclaim for his Main Stem debut in Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, the Grammy nominee has annou…

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Alice Drummond, Tony-Nominated Stage & Screen Actress, Dies at 88 by

Alice Drummond, a stage and screen character actress who received a Tony nomination in 1970, has died at the age of 88. Her death, caused by complications from a fall earlier this year, was …

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The Band's Visit, Starring John Cariani & Tony Shalhoub, Extends Off-Broadway by

You'll be able to see Tony nominees John Cariani and Tony Shalhoub in the world premiere of new musical The Band’s Visit just that little bit longer. Following an Egyptian Police …

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Trending! See the Glitzy Guests Who Waved Back at Dear Evan Hansen on Opening Night by

You will be found! Dear Evan Hansen opened at the Music Box Theatre on December 4. Check out the glamorous guests who attended the Broadway opening.

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Carson Elrod & More Set for David Ives' The Liar Off-Broadway by

The cast is now set for Classic Stage Company’s production of David Ives’ The Liar. The comedy, adapted from Pierre Corneille’s Le Menteur, will begin performances off-Broa…

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Cynthia Erivo, Brian Stokes Mitchell Among Performers on KENNEDY CENTER HONORS on CBS by TV News Desk

CBS has announced the presenters and performers for THE 39TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, an entertainment special to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 27 900-1100 PM, ETPT on the CBS Television N…

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KINKY BOOTS Star Todrick Hall Named National Ambassador for 2017 KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway League has announced that Todrick Hall, now starring in Kinky Boots, will serve as a National Ambassador for the 2017 KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY, taking place in New York City on T…

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Norm Lewis Completes Company of Roundabout's KISS ME, KATE Benefit by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company welcomesNorm Lewis as 'Harrison Howell,' completingthe all-star cast of Kelli O'Hara Lilli Vanessi, Will Chase Fred Graham, Robert Fairchild Bill, Helne Yorke Lois…

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Breaking News: Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Will Transfer to Broadway This Spring by BroadwayWorld

Producers Stuart Thompson and Louise Gund just announced that following a sold out, critically acclaimed engagement at New York's Public Theater, Sweat, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner…

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VIDEO: Matthew Broderick Nails Donald Trump Impression on LATE SHOW by TV News Desk

On Friday night's LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, guest Matthew Broderick shared his impression of Donald Trump and revealed that imitating the President-Elect is tricky business.

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‘Sweat,’ A Blistering Trump-Era Drama, Sets Broadway Spring Opening by Jeremy Gerard

Sweat, the acclaimed drama by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, will transfer in March to Studio 54, the Broadway house owned by the non-profit Roundabout Theatre Company. The …

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James and the Giant Peach at Northern Stage, Newcastle-upon-Tyne – ‘epic and energetic’ by Chris Collett

It’s not just the fruit that’s oversized in Northern Stage’s production of Roald Dahl’s 1961 novel James and the Giant Peach. Everything

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Theater News: Atlantic Theater Extends The Band's Visit, Starring Tony Shalhoub and Katrina Lenk

The musical is written by David Yazbek and Itamar Moses.

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Theater News: Carson Elrod, Ismenia Mendes, and More Set for Classic Stage Company's The Liar

David Ives' comedy is directed by Michael Kahn.

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Monday, December 5, 2016 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Norm Lewis Completes Cast of Kiss Me, Kate by Olivia Clement

The Tony nominee joins Kelli O’Hara, Will Chase, Chuck Cooper, Robert Fairchild, and more in the musical comedy.

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Lynn Nottage to Make Broadway Debut with Transfer of Sweat by Olivia Clement

The critically acclaimed new work from the Pulitzer Prize winner will play Studio 54 in the spring.

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NBC’s Robert Greenblatt On Hairspray Live!’s Rain Plan and Broadway-Bound Rumors by Michael Gioia

The producer and chairman of NBC Entertainment explains what will happen December 7 if it rains in Los Angeles.

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Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures to mark 30th anniversary with a year of shows by Ella Wills

New Adventures will celebrate its thirtieth anniversary with a year-long programme of productions, which includes a variety performance of Matthew Bourne’s earliest

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Talkin’ W.C. Fields on the “Classic Movies & More” Show by Trav S.D.

Following our W.C. Fields History Walk a couple of weeks back, Kevin Fitzpatrick and I sat down at Flute Midtown with Rob Medaska of the web show Classic Movies & More to talk about W.C.…

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Jennifer Clements works puppets into new Christmas Carol adaptation at Creative Cauldron by Roy Maurer

Christmastime is officially upon us, heralded by the copious variants of Charles Dickens’ Yuletide classic A Christmas Carol springing up around the Washington, D.C. metro area. Offerings …

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An ideal production of Copenhagen from Perisphere Theater (review) by Brett Steven Abelman

A major transition or two could be given more time to breathe, an actor occasionally misses a subtlety, a light cue is rarely a little obtrusive in Perisphere Theater’s production of Mich…

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Onstage This Week: Dec. 5-11 by American Theatre Editors

From wedding planning to battling monsters, from Idaho to Florida, here is another exciting week of theatre.

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See Deborah Cox in the National Tour of The Bodyguard

Deborah Cox and Judson Mills lead the cast of the national tour of The Bodyguard, the musical based on the 1992 Mick Jackson film starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner. The show feature…

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Matthew Broderick Visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert by Ruthie Fierberg

The two-time Tony winner shares his impression of the President-Elect and talks his upcoming movies.

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Theatre News: Casting announced for RSC's Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra

Josette Simon and Antony Byrne will lead the cast of Antony and Cleopatra

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Video Flash: Watch Bette Midler Talk Hello, Dolly! and The Divine Miss M on Sunday Today

The actress also reveals her favorite film project of all time.

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Theatre Royal Winchester appoints Deryck Newland as chief executive by David Hutchison

Deryck Newland has been named new chief executive of the Theatre Royal Winchester, taking over from Mark Courtice. Newland is artistic director

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No Latino Theatre Company, No Problem. Make Your Own! by American Theatre Editors

When Cleveland Public Theatre noticed there were no Latinx theatres in town, they helped create Teatro Publico.

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Local arts cash cut by 27% since 2010 because of government cuts, claims Labour by Georgia Snow

Local government spending on culture and heritage in England has dropped by £165 million since 2010, according to new figures from Labour.

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Review: ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ at Adventure Theatre/Musical Theatre Center by Mark Ludder

Once again I was faced with the question: “How are they going to pull this off?” I mean a two person cast with easily a dozen significant characters in the original text – somethings g…

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Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Takes Opening Night Broadway Bows! by Walter McBride

Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical with a book by Obie Award-winnerSteven Levenson, score by Tony Award nomineesBenj PasekampJustin Paul, and direction by three-time Tony Award nomineeMichael…

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VIDEO: Kelly Clarkson Performs 'It's Quiet Uptown' from HAMILTON Mixtape on 'Today' by BroadwayWorld

On this morning's TODAY on NBC, global superstar Kelly Clarkson performed 'It's Quiet Uptown' from THE HAMILTON MIXTAPE. Check out the performance below

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Watch The Divine Miss M on The Today Show by Ruthie Fierberg

Bette Midler talks about her career, re-releasing her debut album, and why she calls herself an “entertainer” not an artist.

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Review: ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’ at Center Stage by Patricia Mitchell

“Love and revenge, two of your favorites.” It’s the eve of the French Revolution and the crème of the French aristocracy – the “original one percent” so aptly described by Artis…

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Photos: Go Behind the Scenes the Filming of Newsies Live On Stage by Hannah Vine

Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, and Andrew Keenan-Bolger star.

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Photo Coverage: THE BODYGUARD Takes Opening Night Bows at Paper Mill Playhouse by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Paper Mill Playhouse, in association withMichael Harrison,David IanandNederlander Presentations, Inc., presents the North American premiere of the hit new musical The Bodyguard based on the …

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6 Quotes: What can Buried Child tell us about Trump’s America? by Terri Paddock

What does Sam Shepard’s 1978 play Buried Child have to tell us about America after the presidential election of Donald Trump? The West End transfer of the New Group’s production, first s…

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Lonny Price and Calvin Levels Bring Warhol & Basquiat to the Stage by Olivia Clement

The world-premiere play, Collaboration: Warhol & Basquiat, is a collaboration between the two Tony nominees.

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Hot Clip of the Day: Let Megan Hilty's Beautiful "The Christmas Song" Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Megan Hilty previews her Christmas concert at Joe's Pub.

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High Society review at the Mill at Sonning – ‘lively choreography’ by Paul Vale

As metaphors go, the yacht True Love is a fairly clumsy one, but it acts as a linchpin to the Cole Porter’s

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Pre-Broadway Dates Set for Frozen in Denver by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Ready to let it go, Denver? We now have the dates for the Colorado world premiere of the Broadway-bound Frozen. Disney Theatricals' out-of-town tryout will take place from August 17, 201…

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Billionaire Puts $20,000 in Gypsy of the Year Bucket at Hamilton; Josh Groban Offers to Match by Robert Viagas

The owner of the Indianapolis Colts donated the large sum to BC/EFA.

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See Aaron Tveit, Tina Fey, and Darren Criss at Dear Evan Hansen Broadway Opening by Hannah Vine

The new Broadway musical starring Ben Platt made its official debut at the Music Box Theatre December 4.

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HAIRSPRAY Live Character Card #5: Martin Short as Wilbur Turnblad by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has exclusive characters cards for HAIRSPRAY LIVE and we're bringing you a new one every day leading up to the special television event Today we feature the hilarious Martin Sh…

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Video Flash: Deborah Cox and Judson Mills Take the Stage in The Bodyguard

Watch the Grammy-nominated star sing Whitney Houston's greatest hits.

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Photo Flash: Annette Bening and David Rockwell Honored at New York Stage and Film Gala

Warren Beatty, Greta Gerwig, and more were on hand for the event.

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Monday, December 5, 2016 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Welcome to Broadway! by Walter McBride

Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical with a book by Obie Award-winner Steven Levenson, score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek amp Justin Paul, and direction by three-time Tony Award nominee Mi…

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VIDEO: Jonathon Goodwin of Broadway's THE ILLUSIONISTS Performs on 'Today' by TV News Desk

The cast of Broadway's THE ILLUSIONISTS performed on this morning's TODAY on NBC. Watch the appearance below

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Cynthia Erivo and Brian Stokes Mitchell Among Performers at Kennedy Center Honors Tribute by Andrew Gans

CBS will broadcast the event later this month.

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Tickets Now On Sale for Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical Theatrical Release by Adam Hetrick

The live film of the Broadway musical stars Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, and Andrew Keenan-Bolger.

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Thursford Christmas Spectacular review – ‘enchanting from beginning to end’ by Jean Rush

In its 40th year, the Thursford Christmas Spectacular has evolved from a modest Christmas concert into a multi faceted entertainment that more

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Gorey: The Secret Lives of Edward Gorey to Return to New York Stage by Olivia Clement

The work depicts the artist’s life and career spanning 50 years.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Teases Tracks for Hamilton Mixtape—Volume 2 by Robert Viagas

He shared more titles in a tweet.

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Cast and Creative Team of Dear Evan Hansen Hit the Blue Carpet on Facebook Live by Ruthie Fierberg

On opening night, the company of the critically acclaimed new musical talks about bringing the tour de force to Broadway.

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Theatre News: Lucy Bailey to direct The Graduate in new season at West Yorkshire Playhouse

Other highlights include Romeo and Juliet on an estate and a true story about evacuees stranded on a lifeboat

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The Illusionists – Turn of the Century review at Palace Theatre, New York – ‘only likely to appeal to magic addicts’ by Jonathan Mandell

For its third annual holiday appearance on Broadway, The Illusionists, a variety showcase for a rotating group of magicians and stunt performers,

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Photo Flash: Darren Criss, Tina Fey, Zendaya, and More Celebrate the Opening of Dear Evan Hansen

Ben Platt and Laura Dreyfuss star in Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and Steven Levenson's new musical.

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Cinderella review at Oxford Playhouse – ‘high wattage’ by Mike Rowbottom

Steve Marmion’s colourful, high energy Cinderella has been given a complete refit for 2016. Though Buttons is a mouse and Dandini a

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Just like hat! Why Tommy Cooper’s fez was much more than a prop by Brian Logan

Four months after opening its archive about the comedy great without including his famous bonnet, the V&A has added one to its collectionWhen the V&A launched its Tommy Cooper archiv…

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland review – Anthony Neilson's Christmas Caroll by Mark Fisher

Royal Lyceum, EdinburghNeilson’s playful take on the much-loved novel is an eccentric fantasia full of clever theatrical tricksIt was in this theatre 12 years ago that Anthony Neilson pres…

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Beauty and the Beast review at 88 London Road, Brighton – ‘a sense of fun’ by Bella Todd

Brighton’s only professional panto for a fourth year running could hardly have been staged in tougher circumstances. In January, 88 London Road

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Dates Set for Pre-Broadway Run of Frozen Musical in Denver by Andrew Gans

The musical will open on Broadway in spring 2018 at the St. James Theatre.

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Monday, December 5, 2016 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Lin- Miranda Miranda Teases Track List for Second HAMILTON Mixtape! by BroadwayWorld

Volume One of the highly anticipated HAMILTON Mixtape was released on Friday, December 2nd on Atlantic Records, but the show's creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is already teasing a Volume Two

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Photo Coverage: Annette Bening & David Rockwell Honored at New York Stage and Film Gala by Jessica Fallon Gordon

New York Stage and Film just held its annual Winter Gala honoring two titans of the entertainment industry four-time Academy Award nomineeAnnette Beningand famed architect and Tony- and Emmy…

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, December 5, 2016 by Susan Grace

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Teases Songs From Second 'Hamilton Mixtape'

The hit Broadway show's creator has told fans that the follow-up will include George Washington's introduction "Right Hand Man" and the harmonious number "The Schuyler Sisters."read more

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Theatre News: Old Vic announces new cast of Old Vic 12

The producers, playwrights, directors and more will receive support and funding from the theatre

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BWW Review: BUMBLESCRATCH London Concert Cast Recording by Jenny Ell

What better stocking filler could there be than the newest release from SimG Records In September this year, Robert J Sherman's new musical comedy Bumblescratch received a charity concert at…

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BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Deborah Cox & More in THE BODYGUARD! by BroadwayWorld TV

Paper Mill Playhouse, in association withMichael Harrison,David IanandNederlander Presentations, Inc., presents the North American premiere of the hit new musical The Bodyguard based on the …

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Nile Koetting Performance 'Vol.0' at Yamamoto Gendai, Tokyo by Michiko Mitchell

A special performance "Vol. 0" by Nile Koetting will be held at Yamamoto Gendai on December 17, 2016 from 7:30pm onwards. This is the first time that the performance will be staged in Japan.…

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The Rep welcomes the season with a rich, traditional show by Judith Newmark • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

'A Christmas Carol' returns with lots of local artists

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Grease review – grit is the word in unsentimental musical by Alfred Hickling

Curve, LeicesterNikolai Foster’s production returns to the musical’s roots, restoring rarely heard tunes and replacing the sanitised film’s California beaches with Chicago’s mean str…

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Aladdin review – Nottingham spares no sparkles for glittering panto by Alfred Hickling

Nottingham PlayhouseKenneth Alan Taylor delivers dancing bunnies, vintage show tunes and 19 kilos of glitter for a perfect balance of old and newYou know you’re in panto land when it sudde…

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Theater Returns To Roots For Live Radio Play Of 'It's Wonderful Life' by Christopher Arnott

Time for angels to get wings. In his official capacity as marketing and public relations director at the Music Theatre of Connecticut, Joe Landry duly sent out a press release this month ann…

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Henry Krieger: The man who waited half his life to bring Dreamgirls to London by Mark Shenton

Henry Krieger gives a philosophical but grateful shrug. “As life sometimes reveals, the unseen hand is always at work.” He’s referring to

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Careers Clinic: Why don’t I get a callback after auditions? by John Byrne

I’ve recently had several auditions that I felt went really well. Unfortunately, none of them has translated into a callback yet. The

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Monday, December 5, 2016 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Donohoe’s Fine Acting Channels Capote In Dramaworks’ Tru by Bill Hirschman

Audiences can marvel at the artistry from actor Rob Donohoe and director Lynnette Barkley in Palm Beach Dramaworks’ production of Tru, but the one-man bio-play about Truman Capote never qu…

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STAGE TUBE: BWW Takes You On the Red Carpet at the Premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN by Stage Tube

BroadwayWorld was live on Facebook last night catching up withall the stars on the red carpet at the premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN. See who we got to talk to, including Aaron Tveit, Darren Cr…

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The Portal – Crashing Through Doors to Revelation by Sandi Durell

    By Marcina Zaccaria   In the desert, sweating and praying for the divine, we find unmistakable shamanistic glory in The Portal.   Offering tribal music, it’s not Ha…

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HER ACHING HEART – Hope Theatre by Jonathan Baz

It might be more of a 'play with songs' than a full blown musical but Bryony Lavery's Her Aching Heart now playing at the Hope Theatre, is one of those rarely performed gems that displays ju…

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Films of Fields #21: The Barber Shop by Trav S.D.

We’ll be blogging about comedian W.C. Fields all through November and December as part of our tribute to the comedian called Fields Fest.  For a full list upcoming live Fields Fest e…

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Interviews: What the hell is a Candleician?

Shakespeare's Globe may have the only job in the UK dedicated solely to looking after candles, we find out more about Tony Forrester, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse's Candle Technician

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Theatre News: Casting announced for European premiere of Death Takes A Holiday

Maury Yeston's musical opens at the Charing Cross Theatre in January

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Negotiations of Self by Hilary Tanabe

These ugly feelings: disgust, animatedness, mourning, are radical in their fugitivity.

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Peter Pan review at Octagon Theatre, Yeovil – ‘imaginative’ by Jeremy Brien

It is with considerable aplomb that writer and producer Paul Hendry has mixed JM Barrie`s literary celebration of childhood in Peter Pan,

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A Conversation with Hilary Bettis by Admin

  Earlier this year, The Sol Project was announced as a new initiative to raise visibility of Latina/o voices in the theatrical landscape. To kick off this venture, The Sol Project is c…

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Monday, December 5, 2016 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Review:Dear Evan Hansen at by Elyse Sommer

A small musical's big heart and big on talent cast is now a welcome addition to the Broadway musical scene. .

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FROZEN Fans Rejoice! Dates for the Pre-Broadway Engagement in Denver Are Announced! by BroadwayWorld

The Pre-Broadway engagement of FROZEN, a new musical based on Disney's Academy Award-winning musical film, will play The Buell Theatre August 17 through October 1, 2017. Denver Center for th…

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Maxwell Caulfield, Zoë Doano and Chris Peluso to star in European premiere of Death Takes a Holiday at London's Charing Cross Theatre by Mark Shenton

Thom Southerland, who has previously directed Maury Yeston's Titanic in London and Canada, to stage Yeston's 2011 Off-Broadway musical

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Buried Child review round-up – Ed Harris stars in West End Sam Shepard revival by Fergus Morgan

At a time when the British press discusses America more than it does Britain, along comes this autumn’s second West End Sam

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REVIEW: ‘The Bodyguard: The Musical’ Starring Deborah Cox by #cota

By Adam Cohen There are two primary reasons to see ‘The Bodyguard: The Musical,’ currently playing at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ:  Deborah Cox and Jasmine Richardson.  If Cox…

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Blue Man Group to Ring NY Stock Exchange Closing Bell In Recognition of Group's 25th Anniversary by BroadwayWorld

Members of Blue Man Group, along with Blue Man Group Co-Founder and original member Phil Stanton will ring The Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange NYSE today in recognition of Blue M…

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LICENSED TO ILL – Southwark Playhouse by Emma Clarendon

This energetic and funny show about the Beastie Boys is best appreciated by those who are huge fans of their music.

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Poll: Is it acceptable to give a mid-show standing ovation? by The Stage

Last week, The Stage’s associate editor Mark Shenton lamented the rise of standing ovations in the middle of shows, claiming they break

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Just because: Edward R. Murrow interviews Sid Caesar by Terry Teachout

Sid Caesar is interviewed by Edward R. Murrow on Person to Person. This episode was originally telecast by CBS on October 1, 1954: (This is the latest in a series of arts-related videos that…

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Going on tour? Get these apps! by Admin

It’s 2016 and, let’s be honest, my phone hardly ever leaves my side. Especially while performing on tour for the past year, my phone assured me that I could stay connected to my family a…

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Adventure to Oz review at Chickenshed, London – ‘vibrant, heartwarming and inclusive’ by Stuart Gidden

This is seasonal fare with a difference. Chickenshed has delivered all the elements of a festive family show you might expect –

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Almanac: John Steinbeck on advice by Terry Teachout

“No one wants advice, only corroboration.” John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent

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Broadway AM Report, 12/5/2016 - York Gala, THE BABYLON LINE and GYPSY OF THE YEAR! by Jessica Khan

Today's big news Foster, O'Malley, Peters and more come together to honor Joel Grey at York's 2016 Gala, THE BABYLON LINE, starring Radnor amp Reaser, opens Off-Broadway, and BCEFA hosts its…

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BWW's On This Day - December 5, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Photo Flash: Last Chance to See THE BODYGUARD in the West End at the Dominion Theatre by BroadwayWorld

The international hit musical The Bodyguard starring Beverley Knight reprising the role of Oscar-nominated superstar Rachel Marronopposite Ben Richards as Frank Farmer, Marron's bodyguard, w…

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Old Vic 12 development scheme inducts second batch of creatives by Georgia Snow

The Old Vic in London has announced the recipients of its Old Vic 12 development programme for its second year. The cohort

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Hull theatre companies to showcase work in London by David Hutchison

Theatre companies from Hull are to showcase their work in London as part of the City of Culture festival in 2017. Four

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Peter Pan, Olivier, National Theatre, London, review: Peter pedals about on a Chopper bike and the place resounds to reggae beat by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Following the well-recieved 'Jane Eyre', director Sally Cookson brings her original production of 'Peter Pan' to the National Theatre, after a sell-out run at Bristol Old…

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THE CHILDREN – Royal Court Theatre by Carole Woddis

A great wave has engulfed the coast with consequent damage to the nearby nuclear power plant. Within this framework, Kirkwood builds a wonderfully delicate portrait of love, marriage and ten…

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Ferris & Milnes Release ?The Entire Score Of West Side Story In 8 Minutes? Teaser Prior To West End Debut Show by BroadwayWorld

Prior to their debut West End debut show Ferris amp Milnes - Christmas Cracker, at the Ambassadors Theatre on Tuesday December 13th 2016, musical theatre comedy double act Ferris amp Milnes …

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Little Red and the Big Bad Wolf at Unity Theatre, Liverpool – ‘lovably scary storytelling’ by Nigel Smith

Action Transport Theatre continue its partnership with Unity in another Christmas show made especially for a younger audience, ably assisted by a

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Sleeping Beauty review at the Stag, Sevenoaks – ‘great vocals’ by Paul Vale

This year’s offering at Sevenoaks hit the headlines when a local resident complained that the pantomime was “too black”. The inflammatory remarks

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Matthew Bourne and New Adventures Commemorates 30 Years with a Year Long Celebration by BroadwayWorld

Matthew Bourne, New Adventures and ReBourne are delighted to announce a year-long celebration of work to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the company.

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NEWS: Maxwell Caulfield, Zoe Doano & Chris Peluso lead Death Takes a Holiday by Press Releases

Maxwell Caulfield, Zoë Doano and Chris Peluso are to head the cast of Death Takes A Holiday, the third Charing Cross Theatre musical directed by Artistic Director Thom Southerland following…

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Headshots: How to get your best pic by Admin

“There simply is no more important investment for a working artist than excellent headshots.” That’s what Broadway Dance Center’s Director of Educational Programming, Bonnie Erickson…

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The Big Uncut Flick by Jk Clarke

        by Steve Nardoni   The Big Uncut Flick (now playing at the Studio Theatre on Theatre Row) is a droll scramble into the look of early television and film noir…

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Il Trovatore review at Royal Opera House, London – ‘visually attractive’ by Graham Rogers

Routinely mentioned in the same breath as Rigoletto and La Traviata, Verdi’s two other seminal operas from the early 1850s, this grisly

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REVIEW: Her Aching Heart, Hope Theatre ✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves As harmless, seasonal larking about goes, this show is an undemanding couple of hours: if you go to it with an abundant admiration of the author and/or subject matter, you ma…

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Babe, the Sheep-Pig review at Polka Theatre, London – ‘Gorgeous-looking but lacks clarity’ by Tom Wicker

This new production of playwright David Wood’s adaptation of Dick King-Smith’s much-loved children’s story, Babe the Sheep-Pig, gets a lot right. Director

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Review: Review: Peter Pan (Olivier, National Theatre)

Sally Cookson's take on JM Barrie's boy who never grew up stars Paul Hilton

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Review: Review: Licensed to Ill (Southwark Playhouse)

This tribute to the Beastie Boys is a heartfelt bundle of energy and anarchy

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Review: Review: The Seven Acts of Mercy (Swan Theatre)

Anders Lustgarten's new play follows a retired dock worker and his grandson, and plays over a period of 400 years

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BellaMoxi: So much more than medals by Admin

It’s been said that the dance competition world is full of competitiveness, cattiness and flashiness, rather than artistry and personal growth. BellaMoxi, however, fully defies the stereot…

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Today on Broadway: Monday, December 5, 2016 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Critics Rave for “Dear Evan Hansen,” Groban Extends in “Great Comet”, and Jenn Tepper to Produce Concert of Lost Jonathan Larson Songs. “Today on Broa…

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Macbeth is retold by schoolchildren from around the world – video by Guardian Staff

The witches are Colombian, Banquo’s Ghost appears in Mexico and Macbeth’s castle is Croatian in this crowd-sourced version of Shakespeare’s tragedy, performed by schoolchildren from ar…

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The Green Room: What gifts would you like for Christmas? 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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Lez Brotherston: ‘We are retelling The Red Shoes in our own way’ by Nick Smurthwaite

The 22-year collaboration between choreographer Matthew Bourne and designer Lez Brotherston has produced a string of internationally acclaimed shows – the all-male

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And so it begins: Three cheers for pantomime by Susan Elkin

Yes, it’s that time of year. Last week I saw my first two 2016 pantomimes – Dick Whittington at the Marlowe Theatre (Evolution Pantomimes) and Sleeping Beauty at Hackney Empire. The form…

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Photos: Annette Bening and David Rockwell Honored by NY Stage & Film by Jk Clarke

        Sunday evening, December 4, the New York Stage & Film held it’s annual Winter Gala at the Plaza Hotel, honoring two titans of the entertainment industry…

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HER ACHING HEART – Hope Theatre by Laura Kressly

Bryony Lavery’s Victorian send-up Her Aching Heart has all the OTT melodrama and silliness of a pantomime, but this two-character, lesbian love story is decidedly not a panto. Full of innu…

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REVIEW: Jest End, Waterloo East Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Jest End returns to Waterloo East with a new, updated show which takes all the musicals you know and love, and tears them to pieces. This post REVIEW: Jest End, Waterloo Eas…

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Poppy Seed Festival – discussing F. with Morgan Rose by Maddi Ostapiw

In our fourth and final piece discussing the participants of Melbourne’s Poppy Seed Festival for 2016, writer Morgan Rose talks to us about F., a show about how modern teenagers intera…

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Blog: What’s going on with men, power, work and politics? by Alister Lownie

Ahead of their last tour date, Alister Lownie looks at the themes of power and the politically complex commentary on England’s working men tackled in Two Destination Language’s Manpower.…

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Monday, December 5, 2016 at 3am (Broadway Time)

One Of The Best Free Tools You Can Use To Measure Page Speed by Drew McManus

It should come as no surprise that your website page load speed has a direct impact on conversions (revenue, social, and feedback). At the same time, there’s a lot of information about the…

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Monday, December 5, 2016 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘Mary Poppins’ at the Players Club of Swarthmore by Tim Dunleavy

The Players Club of Swarthmore’s new production of Mary Poppins may surprise some devoted fans of the movie. This stage adaptation, which had a successful run on Broadway a decade ago, isn…

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How “Dear Evan Hansen” and “La La Land”– Maybe the 2017 Tony and Oscar Winners– Are Related by Roger Friedman

You haven’t seen “La La Land” yet because it hasn’t opened, but when that movie hits theatres in the next couple of Categories: Featured Movies Theater(Read more.…

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

Mary Stuart flips a coin at the Almeida, Gemma Arterton becomes Saint Joan, Jack and the Beanstalk gets a Bollywood twist, and the festive spirit touches everyone from Robin Hood to Hansel a…

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Street Children

Street Children Off Off Broadway, Vertigo Theater Company at New Ohio Reviewed by Charlotte Arnoux BOTTOM LINE: A vogue-tastic window into the 1980s on the Hudson Piers. We are in 1988 Ne…

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'Dear Evan Hansen': On Broadway, and on the money. by Peter Marks

|| REVIEW The musical birthed at Arena Stage officially opens at the Music Box Theatre

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Ju Gosling: ‘Support for disability arts is essential’ by Georgia Snow

Having trained as a dancer, Ju Gosling works across performance and digital arts. She tells Georgia Snow about running disability arts festival

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Mark Shenton’s week: The US is a factory for new musicals by Mark Shenton

Getting new musicals to public ears is a tough job, at least in the UK, where audiences are not ‘tuned’ into hearing

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Natasha Tripney: Is our reverence for Shakespeare holding us back? by Natasha Tripney

Near the beginning of Aleksandar Popovski’s fascinating production of Hamlet for Belgrade’s Jugoslovensko Dramsko Pozoriste, Hamlet – played by awesome Serbian actor

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Monday, December 5, 2016 at 1am (Broadway Time)

This Weekend: Don’t Miss the Koney Island Krampus Krawl by Trav S.D.

Filed under: BROOKLYN, Christmas, Coney Island, FOOD & DRINK CULTURE, PLUGS, SOCIAL EVENTS Tagged: Coney Island, Krampus Krawl

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Monday, December 5, 2016 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘The Dancing Princesses’ at Pumpkin Theatre by Patricia Mitchell

My wee littles stopped being wee little some time ago so, until yesterday, it’d been a number of years since I’d been to see children’s theatre. I’ve been hearing a lot of positive t…

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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/3-12/4/2016

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Sunday, December 4, 2016 - Sunday, December 4, 2016.

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28th Annual Gypsy of the Year Competition Presented December 5-6 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky returns to host the annual benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Michael Urie’s Buyer & Cellar Broadcast on PBS December 5 by Robert Viagas

WNET recorded a recreation of his Off-Broadway solo show in Connecticut.

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Bernadette Peters, Sutton Foster, Christine Ebersole, and More Honor Joel Grey December 5 by Andrew Gans

Grey is being honored with the York Theatre Company’s Oscar Hammerstein Award.

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The Tonight Show Celebrates Hamilton Mixtape December 5 by Andrew Gans

The album of covers from the Broadway phenomenon Hamilton was released December 2.

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Josh Radnor and Elizabeth Reaser Star in The Babylon Line, Opening December 5 by Olivia Clement

Richard Greenberg’s 1960’s-set play about a small town and big dreams makes its New York debut at Lincoln Center Theater.

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Which Aretha Franklin Song Did Andréa Burns Sing at Her First Job? by Olivia Clement

The In the Heights and On Your Feet! star puts it in writing.

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All Aboard Lincoln Center Theater’s Babylon Line by Harry Haun

Josh Radnor returns to the New York stage in a new Off-Broadway play.

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