Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Chinese Choreographer, Nuo An, Is Inspired By Tea by The Dance Enthusiast

The Dance Enthusiast asks Chinese choreographer Nuo An about getting inspired by tea. In response, she reveals that, "The dance's poetry addresses our senses, from inhaling a floral scent to…

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Light Shining in Buckinghamshire review – arguments fought with fire by Kate Kellaway

The National’s magnificent production of Caryl Churchill’s English civil war play resonates powerfully todayCaryl Churchill’s Light Shining in Buckinghamshire was written in 1976, is s…

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Love to Love You Baby! Exclusive Portraits of Summer's Opening Night on Broadway by Broadway.com

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical officially opened on Broadway on August 23, and Broadway.com was on the scene with an exclusive photo booth at the after party at the Marriott Marquis. …

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The Road To Creative Enlightenment Is Paved With Cardboard by Joe Patti

I have written before about the visual arts fair I started about two years ago to provide an opportunity for students and artists in the community to sell their work and get experiencing tal…

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Read Opening Night Reviews for Broadway Revival of Travesties by Adam Hetrick

Tom Stoppard's Tony-winning play returns to Broadway following a West End run, featuring Tom Hollander reprising his starring role as Henry Carr

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BWW Review: STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL, Piccadilly Theatre by Marianka Swain

Love is in the air, and revolution too. Baz Luhrmann's beloved 1992 film originally a student play, now back on stage as a musical is even more adamantly anti-establishment in this latest in…

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VIDEO: The Sun Comes Out with ANNIE at the Mirvish Theater! by Stage Tube

Performances forANNIE THE MUSICALbegintonight,Tuesday April 24at theEd Mirvish Theatre ANNIEis now on stagethroughJune 3, 2018.

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THE METROMANIACS - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Jose Solís

David Ives' recent plays, a series of "rediscovered" gems of French theatre, translated into English and done in verse, feel like the stage equivalent of a thrilling Jenga game.

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Wick Continues Love Of Herman With Re-Imagined ‘Jerry’s Girls’ by Bill Hirschman

This familiar musical revue of Broadway legend Jerry Herman's hits and misses, Jerry's Girls, has been reimagined for the Wick theatre by Herman's buddy Lee Roy Reams and performed by a com…

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Kathleen Turner: Finding My Voice, The Other Palace review - a familiar name in freshly exciting form by Matt Wolf

The screen and stage star invents herself anew, this time in song A onetime Martha and Maggie the Cat in the theatre, not to mention a screen siren of the sort they don't make anymore, might…

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ by Reston Community Players by Kendall Mostafavi

Reston Community Players is currently showing the amusing and energetic Thoroughly Modern Millie, with original book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlon, new music by Jeanine Tesori, and new …

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Review Roundup; Critics Weigh In on Tom Stoppard's TRAVESTIES on Broadway by Review Roundups

Roundabout Theatre Company Todd Haimes, Artistic DirectorCEO - in association with Chocolate Factory Productions David Babani, Artistic Director and Sonia Friedman Productions -present the f…

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Review: Screwball Eggheads Tear Up the Library in ‘Travesties’ by Ben Brantley

This exuberant revival of Tom Stoppard’s 1974 comedy of the intellect, starring Tom Hollander, is one of the sweetest and strangest defenses of art.

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‘Travesties’ Broadway Review: Tom Stoppard’s Brainy Comedy Finds Its Heart by Greg Evans

Tom Stoppard’s Tony-winning 1974 play Travesties, stuffed thick as a English gentleman’s armchair, its ideas on art, war, patriotism and purposeful nonsense fashioned into a nons…

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Review: ‘Travesties’ dazzles with zany wit by Elizabeth Bradley

“Da, da!” when translated as “Yes, yes!” is a fittingly celebratory salutation to greet the sparkling and incisive revival of Tom Stoppard’s “Travesties” which has arrived at t…

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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TRAVESTIES - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Howard Miller

Tom Stoppard's 1974 play Travesties, opening tonight in a bouncy, bubbly, vertiginous revival at the Roundabout's American Airlines Theatre, is a reminder of a time when the playwright's lov…

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Pull Up a Seat & Check Out These Pics of Denzel Washington & the Cast of The Iceman Cometh by Broadway.com

Eugene O'Neill's classic The Iceman Cometh is playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Denzel Washington stars as Hickey, a conflicted man who passionately encourages fellow alcohol…

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BWW Review: THE WRITER, Almeida Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Ella Hickson premieres The Writer, a new momentous play about the patriarchal cage of the theatre business. After the success of Oil in 2016, she challenges the status quo through a young wr…

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW TV: She's Approaching! Watch Highlights from ANGELS IN AMERICA on Broadway by BroadwayWorld TV

Twenty-five years after it rocked the world the first time, Angels in America is back on Broadway. The National Theatre's production of Tony Kushner's masterpiece is now running at the Neil …

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Original Mean Girl Lindsay Lohan Is Heading to MEAN GIRLS on Broadway by Danielle Gutierrez

According toRadar, Lindsay Lohan will attend Mean Girls on Broadway tomorrow night The report says that the actress, who originated the now-iconic role of Cady Heron in the 2004 film Mean Gi…

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VIDEO: First Look at The D.C. Premiere of the New Musical GIRLFRIEND by Stage Tube

Signature Theatre presents the premiere of the new musical Girlfriend.

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Strictly Ballroom the Musical review – Baz Luhrmann's dancefloor disaster by Michael Billington

Piccadilly, LondonWill Young entertains in a sequined catsuit but this laborious version of the charming film is a step in the wrong directionI don’t know if it’s been spotted already, b…

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Chita Rivera, Eden Espinosa, Krysta Rodriguez & More Sign On for 2018 Williamstown Theatre Festival Season by Andy Lefkowitz

More stars have been announced to appear in the 2018 season of the Berkshires' Williamstown Theatre Festival. Two-time Tony winner Chita Rivera and Broadway alums Eden Espinosa and Kryst…

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Odds & Ends: Alice by Heart Musical to Play Vassar Before NYC & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and this weekend. Alice by Heart Musical to Play Vassar Before NYC Premiere The highly anticipated new musical Alice by…

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Ben Thompson of Waitress by Broadway.com

Ben Thompson stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about Waitress and more with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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Photo Flash: First Look at PIECES OF STRINGS by BroadwayWorld

Mercury Theatre Colchester and TBO Productions today announce full casting for the world premiere of their brand-new musical - Pieces of String, with book, music and lyrics by Gus Gowland. C…

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Accessing Fresh Mark Morris After He's Dead - Make Some Work For The Vault by Artsjournal

The way to document the finished works hasn’t been completed yet, but each will be accompanied by extensive musical notes, Labanotation — a method for recording dances — interviews wit…

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How Did Dance Tutus Become Runner Chic? by Artsjournal

I’ve run a handful of races per year since my first 5K in 2008, and have done enough theme/costume runs to be used to seeing women (and occasionally men) in fluffy statement skirts—somet…

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Arkansas Rep to Suspend Operations by American Theatre Editors

The state's largest theatre has cancelled the remainder of its season, citing financial troubles.

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Huntington's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG and More Win 2018 IRNE Awards by BroadwayWorld

The Huntington Theatre Company's production of Merrily We Roll Along took home seven awards, including Best Musical in the Large Stage category, and SpeakEasy Stage's Curious Incident of the…

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Photo Flash: Teens Write Tunes for the Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge by BroadwayWorld

The final presentation of the recently expanded Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge, took place just last night. This year's Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge finalists included Eliza …

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WaterTower Theatre Sets 5-Show 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The Dallas theatre will produce a world premiere by Nathan Alan Davis and a new adaptation of 'A Doll's House' by artistic director Joanie Schultz.

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Moonfleet review at Salisbury Theatre – ‘a clunky new musical’ by Mark Shenton

This new musical based on J Meade Falkner’s melodramatic Victorian 1898 novel, Moonfleet is a lumpen, deadly earnest affair. The story swirls

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Strictly Ballroom the Musical review at Piccadilly Theatre, London – ‘dazzling, but disappointing’ by Tim Bano

Baz Luhrmann’s warm and silly 1992 debut Strictly Ballroom, the first of his ‘Red Curtain’ Trilogy – followed by Romeo + Juliet

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Raises $5.7 Million at BC/EFA's 32nd Annual Easter Bonnet Competition! by BroadwayWorld

Stars from some of the most popular shows on Broadway, including Angels in America, The Band's Visit, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Hello, Dolly, The Lion King, Mean Girls, Once on This Island a…

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Atlantic Theater Company's THE GREAT LEAP by BroadwayWorld

The Great Leap runs May 23 - June 17, 2018 with a Monday, June 4 opening night at Atlantic Theater Company's Stage 2 330 West 16th Street. View the latest photos from rehearsal below

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Photo Flash: First Look at Denzel Washington & Company in THE ICEMAN COMETH on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

Currently in previews at theBernard B. JacobsTheatre 242 West 45th Street isEugene O'Neill's ferocious American classic, The Iceman Cometh, starring Tony Award winner, two-time Academy Award…

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Bow Down! Lesli Margherita's RULE YOUR KINGDOM: LIVE AT FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW to Drop 5/11 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Recordstoday announcedthatLesli Margherita Rule Your Kingdom - Live at Feinstein's54 Belowwill be released digitally and in stores onFriday, May 11, 2018. The album is currently ava…

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Carmen Cusack and Laura Bell Bundy Announced for REPRISE 2.0's Summer Season by Alexa Criscitiello

Casting is announced for two REPRISE 2.0 productions with two Tony Award leading actress nominees Laura Bell Bundy Legally Blonde -Tony Nomination,Hairspray, Anger Managementis to play Chari…

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Jordan Harrison’s Maple and Vine to Be Revived at The Flea by Olivia Clement

New York Deaf Theatre (NYDT) will present an accessible production of the Pulitzer Prize finalist's 2011 play.

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Laura Bell Bundy and Carmen Cusack to Star in Los Angeles Sweet Charity and Victor/Victoria by Adam Hetrick

The Reprise 2.0 productions will play UCLA’s Freud Playhouse.

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Take a First Look at Denzel Washington in The Iceman Cometh on Broadway by Gabriel Agosto

The revival of the Eugene O'Neill classic opens April 26 on Broadway.

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Eden Espinosa, Krysta Rodriguez, and Rachel Tucker Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Season by Adam Hetrick

Additional casting has been announced for the new musical Lempicka, and Theresa Rebeck’s latest comedy Seared.

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This Isn't The First Time We've Had A Fake News Crisis. Here's How We Fixed It Last Time by Artsjournal

Even though the technologies are new, the horror and despair of the current informational carnage are not unprecedented. Since the beginning of the Internet, the unintended consequences of i…

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What The Tech Giants' HQ Buildings Tell Us About How They See The World by Artsjournal

If we can't rely on what they say to get a clear sense of how Facebook et al see themselves and the way they are reshaping the world, then what clues do we have? The biggest and most concret…

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Broadway's Carousel to Offer Special Monday Afternoon Performance to Benefit The Actors Fund by Andy Lefkowitz

This ought to be a real nice clambake! The new Broadway production of Carousel and The Actors Fund have teamed up for a special Monday matinée performance of the Rodgers & Hammers…

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Get Down with the Cast of Summer in this Boogilicious Red Carpet Challenge on Opening Night by Broadway.com

The cast and friends of Summer get down with Matt Rodin in this boogilicious Red Carpet Challenge on opening night!

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Check Out This Incredible Footage of Nathan Lane, Andrew Garfield & More in Broadway's Gripping Angels in America by Broadway.com

Tony Kushner's landmark play is back on Broadway with some landmark players. Take a look at Angels in America.

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Eden Espinosa, Rachel Tucker, Chita Rivera, and More Announced for Williamstown Theatre Festival by BroadwayWorld

Williamstown Theatre FestivalMandy Greenfield, Artistic Director has announced additional casting for the 2018 summer season, includingEden Espinosa,Samira Wiley,Krysta Rodriguez,Rachel Tuck…

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VIDEO: On This Day, April 24- WAITRESS Bakes Up A Sweet Opening Night on Broadway by Stage Tube

On this day, we wish a sweet second Broadway birthday to Waitress the Musical

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Tony Nominee Rory O’Malley Cast in New Lifetime Series American Princess by Andrew Gans

The Book of Mormon and Hamilton star will be part of a cast that also includes Georgia Flood and Lucas Neff.

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2018 Easter Bonnet Competition Raises $5.7 Million; Hamilton Named Top Fundraiser by Ryan McPhee

The annual event from Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS took place April 23 and 24.

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See the Final Presentation of the 2018 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge by Hannah Vine

Almost 200 high school-aged songwriters around the United States submitted songs for the competition from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: ‘Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt’ at Adventure Theatre MTC by E.a. Aymar

Adventure Theatre MTC’s production of Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt is sure to please both children and parents. The play, a first-of-its-kind, collaborative…

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Rory O'Malley Joins Cast of Jenji Kohan's AMERICAN PRINCESS Series, Additional Cast Announced by BroadwayWorld

Lifetime's new straight-to-series scripted show American Princess from Jenji Kohan, Jamie Denbo, and Tara Herrmann, has found its leading wench-in-waiting Georgia Flood Anzac Girls, Wentwort…

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CAROUSEL Announces Matinee Benefitting Actors Fund by BroadwayWorld

Carousel and The Actors Fund announced today that the new hit revival of Rodgers amp Hammerstein's classic musical will host a special Mondaymatinee performace on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 300…

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Special Performance of Carousel to Benefit Actors Fund by Olivia Clement

Proceeds from a newly added May 14 matinee will go to the national human services organization.

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Theater News: IRNE Awards @ 22 — The Theater Bug, Renewed by Robert Israel

But, amidst all this excitement, there was an undertow of concern in the crowd at this year's IRNE Awards.

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We've Become Obsessed With Measuring Performance With Numbers. Uh Oh. by Artsjournal

I’ve termed it ‘metric fixation’. The key components of metric fixation are the belief that it is possible – and desirable – to replace professional judgment (acquired through pe…

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Married Stars Erin Dilly & Stephen R. Buntrock to Star in Meet Me in St. Louis at the Muny by Andy Lefkowitz

The Muny has announced the parental powerhouse that will lead the St. Louis outdoor theater’s closing centennial-season production, Meet Me in St. Louis. Tony nominee Erin Dilly will s…

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Backstage at Escape to Margaritaville with Paul Alexander Nolan, Episode 8: Working It Out by Broadway.com

In his final vlog episode, Escape to Margaritaville star Paul Alexander Nolan shares how he gets beach body ready!

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: L’Imitation of Life (Hell in a Handbag Productions) by Lauren Whalen

L’Imitation of Life, which premiered in 2013 before this year’s remount, is one of Hell in a Handbag’s stronger parodies. Though it will mainly appeal to an older audience due to its s…

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With 'Last Stop on Market Street,' a popular kid's book arrives as a hip-hop musical by Darcel Rockett

Remember the “Sesame Street” song that includes the lyrical question: Who are the people in your neighborhood? The people that you meet when you’re walking down the street. The people …

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King Kong Announces Principal Casting by Broadwaydirect

King Kong will scale the Broadway Theatre this fall when the new musical opens on November 8, 2018. Previews are set to begin on October 5. Producers of the lavish and intricate production h…

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Look Back at the Anastasia Opening Night on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The stage musical based on the 1997 animated film opened April 24, 2017.

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Photo Flash: Classic Stage Company Holds 50th Birthday Gala by BroadwayWorld

New York's acclaimedClassic Stage Companyrecently marked its 50th birthday with a gala celebration on Monday evening, April 23 at Bohemian National Hallrecognizing Artistic DirectorJohn Doyl…

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Photo Coverage: Ben Platt, Patina Miller, Laura Osnes & More Sing Stephen Schwartz a Happy 70th at DGF Gala! by Walter McBride

Just last night, theDramatists GuildFoundation DGF gathered the best of Broadway at the Hudson Theatre to toast the life and work of one of American theatre's greatest living composers,Steph…

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Lena Hall, Richard Kind, and Jason Schwartzman Lead KING OF COMEDY Musical Reading by BroadwayWorld

Lena Hall has shared on Twitter that she appeared in a reading of a musical version of theMartin Scorsese film THE KING OF COMEDY at Ars Nova this past weekend.

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See Laura Osnes, Kate Baldwin, and Mean Girls Cast Perform at ASTEP Gala by Hannah Vine

Artists Striving to End Poverty held its inaugural gala April 23 at Feinstein’s/54 Below.

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Happy Birthday Waitress! 15 Favorite Versions of “What Baking Can Do”

"What Baking Can Do" gets its due.

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Dominique Morisseau’s Paradise Blue Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Signature Theatre production, directed by Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, begins previews April 24.

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Parsons Dance to Honor Stephen Schwartz by Adam Hetrick

Shoshana Bean will perform at the May 15 gala at the Joyce.

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Hollywood Studios, Amazon, Netflix, Sue Streaming Service For Piracy by Artsjournal

Amazon, Netflix and multiple Hollywood studios (including Disney, Fox, Sony, Universal and Warner Bros.) have sued SET Broadcast over allegations its SET TV service is used expressly for p…

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For Centuries, Humans Have Been Fighting A Battle Against Noise by Artsjournal1

"In the 1660s, the French philosopher Blaise Pascal speculated, 'the sole cause of man's unhappiness is that he does not know how to stay quietly in his room.' Pascal surely knew it was hard…

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We're Watching The Death Of The Professional Songwriter by Artsjournal

"One thread to keep in mind again is songwriters used to be able to rely on a steady stream of sheet music sales, and then it was album sales, and then it was download sales. As those have d…

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Review: Is There a Method to the Madness of ‘Seagullmachine’? by Elisabeth Vincentelli

A razzle-dazzle mash-up of “The Seagull” and “Hamletmachine” at La MaMa has a ramshackle feel.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Frozen’s Caissie Levy on Her SJP Connection, Her Son’s Unusual Meditation & More Show People Takeaways by Broadway.com

It's been a decade since stage favorite Caissie Levy took her first steps on Broadway. In the last 10 years, she's become a checkerboard chick as Penny Pingleton in Hairspray, let th…

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The New Stars of Sweeney Todd Off-Broadway Recall Their First Introduction to the Sondheim & Wheeler Musical

The new stars of Sweeney Todd share how they first came to know the Sondheim and Wheeler musical.

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Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominees- What It All Means for the 2018 Tony Awards! by Bww Staff

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, today announced the nominees fo…

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Photo Coverage: Broadway Comes Out to Toast Stephen Schwartz at DGF Gala by Walter McBride

Just last night, theDramatists GuildFoundation DGF gathered the best of Broadway at the Hudson Theatre to toast the life and work of one of American theatre's greatest living composers,Steph…

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Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for SUMMER! by Jennifer Broski

SUMMER TheDonna SummerMusical opened on Broadway last night, Monday, April 23, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre,205 West 46th Street. We're taking you to the red carpet below

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See Cynthia Erivo, Judy Kuhn, and Donna McKechnie Honor John Doyle at CSC Gala by Hannah Vine

Classic Stage Company celebrated its 50th anniversary April 23 with a tribute to its Tony-winning artistic director.

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Nadine Sierra Named Metropolitan Opera’s 2018 Beverly Sills Artist Award Winner by Ryan McPhee

The young soprano returns to the Met next season in Rigoletto.

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I’m in the New “Smithsonian” on the Subject of Don, the Talking Dog by Trav S.D.

I’ve been holding this post on Don the Talking Dog so it could coincide with the new edition of Smithsonian, which features an article on same in which I am quoted. The canine prodigy …

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Five Irish sisters and a Chinese family on New Jersey stages by Philip

Playwright Bran Friel has been called “the Irish Chekhov.” (Friel died in 2015 at 86.)  Like the plays of that century-earlier Russian author, Friel’s are character-driven rather than…

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The Planet Spins… – #CrazyRichAsians and just regular ol’ good news by Fairyprincessdiaries

The Fairy Princess wanted to acknowledge some good things – every once in a while…we need some good news – and we have HAD some, so everyone give a big YAAASSS cuz the the …

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Outer Critics Circle Announces Award Nominees by Sandi Durell

  SpongeBob Square Pants leads with 11 Nominations!  Harry Potter and the Cursed Child follows with 10 and My Fair Lady with 9 Nominations!     Photos/Video: Sandi Durell &#…

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Frank Skinner: 'Johnny Cash started me on the rocky road to alcoholism' by Frank Skinner

In 1971, a boy named Frank saw Johnny Cash live. It changed his life. The comedian reveals why he has written – and starred in – a drama about the hellraising singer’s infamous fight w…

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Part II of the accidental Beckett festival: Play and The Old Tune from Arcturus (review) by Susan Galbraith

April appears to be the month of celebrating locally not only cherry blossoms but playwright Samuel Beckett. There are three notable productions in town. Scena Theatre has just presented The…

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Why Is Marvel Ending The Most Lucrative Movie Franchise In History? by Artsjournal1

With the Avengers movies, "the studio has breathed lucrative new life into its decades-old comic-book properties, and built a ravenous fan base for each new character it introduces at the mu…

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Augmented Reality Is Transforming The Museum Experience by Artsjournal

Museums have long dealt with unauthorized augmentations of their exhibitions, such as unofficial tours, but technology has opened up new possibilities for activists and art enthusiasts eager…

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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The Cradle Will Rock, Strindbergs in Rep & More Fill Out Classic Stage's 2018-2019 Season by Andy Lefkowitz

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Tony-winning Artistic Director John Doyle, has announced its upcoming 2018-2019 season, the acclaimed theater's 51st. Highlights include a …

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See Glam Guests Strut Their Hot Stuff on Opening Night of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical by Lindsey Sullivan

Time to get your disco on! Summer: The Donna Summer Musical is officially open on the Great White Way. The production opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on April 23. Check out the sparkly c…

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Photo Flash: First Look at DRESS OF FIRE at 13th Street Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Austin Pendleton starred on Broadway in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, GRAND HOTEL, DOUBLES, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, and the upcoming CHOIR BOY, and Off-Broadway in OH DAD, POOR DAD..., THE EXONERATE…

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Spongebob Leads Outer Critics Circle Nominations with 11 by Lauren Yarger

Outer Critics Circle2017-2018 Award NominationsOUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAYThe ChildrenFarinelli and the KingHarry Potter and the Cursed ChildJunkOUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICALEscape to M…

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Nick Scandalios to Receive Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award by Mark A. Robinson

Nick Scandalios, Executive Vice President of the Nederlander Organization, will be the 2018 recipient of the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award. The news was announced on April 24, 2018 by the To…

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Orange Is the New Black's Dale Soules Joins Woman and Scarecrow Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Soules steps in for the previously announced Jill Tanner in the Irish Repertory Theatre production.

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Outer Critics Circle Anniounces Its 68th Annual Awards Nominees for the 2017-2018 Season by David Roberts

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators covering New York theater for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, announced toda…

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See John Lithgow, Patricia Racette, and Marilyn Horne in Candide at Carnegie Hall by David Gewirtzman

The April 18 gala celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein.

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Watch Ariana DeBose, Storm Lever, and More on Opening Night of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical by Ruthie Fierberg

The leading ladies and the company of Broadway’s latest bio-musical greet Playbill on the opening night red carpet.

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NEWS: Annie sets of on a UK tour in 2019 by Press Releases

The hit production of the musical Annie will embark on a UK tour, opening at the Manchester Opera House on 9 February 2019

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Not such a hard life as @AnnieMusicalUK embarks on a new UK tour first thing in 2019

The new UK tour of the hit production of popular musical Annie will open at the Manchester Opera House on 9 February 2019.

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Witch – new Conner-Smith musical – embraces the accursed word (review) by Debbie Minter Jackson

Witch opens with what appears to be a coven of women in black shiny robes circling the stage holding candles. One periodically reads from a book so iridescent that its pages glow in the dark…

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‘Fun, feel-good night out’: FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL – Touring ★★★ by Thom Dibdin

Fat Friends The Musical might not be the kind of show you see over and over again, but if you’re looking for a fun, feel-good night out then you can’t go too far wrong with what is an en…

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)
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A Visit To The Most Turbulent Newsroom In America by Artsjournal1

"Newish LA Weekly editor Darrick Rainey and publisher Brian Calle run what is perhaps the most on-edge paper at this moment in American journalism. In December of last year, Calle - formerly…

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For The First Time In Years A Trove Of Books, Music, Films Will Enter Public Domain by Artsjournal

It’s the first time since 1998 for a mass shift to the public domain of material protected under copyright. It’s also the beginning of a new annual tradition: For several decades from 20…

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BWW Review: THE WINSLOW BOY, Theatre Royal Brighton by Fiona Scott

How much are we willing to sacrifice for the pursuit of truth and justice Terence Rattigan's The Winslow Boy explores this thorny question.

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SpongeBob SquarePants, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child & My Fair Lady Top 2018 Outer Critics Circle Nominations by Andy Lefkowitz

The nominations for the 2018 Outer Critics Circle Awards are here! The new musical SpongeBob SquarePants heads the list with 11 nominations, followed just behind by the two-part play Harry P…

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Nederlander Executive Nick Scandalios Honored with 2018 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award by Beth Stevens

The Tony Awards will honor Nick Scandalios, executive vice president of the Nederlander Organization, with the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award at the 2018 ceremony on June 10. The award pays t…

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James Corden & Allison Janney Singing from The Sound of Music Is One of Our Favorite Things by Broadway.com

The Late Late Show's newest Crosswalk the Musical is here—and it's epic. Tony winner and Late Late Show host James Corden teamed up with Broadway vet and newly minted Oscar win…

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Donna McKechnie & More Join Broadway-Aimed Musical Half Time at Paper Mill Playhouse by Eric King

The Broadway-aimed musical Half Time, née Gotta Dance, has added Tony-winning theater legend Donna McKechnie (A Chorus Line) to its troupe of senior citizen dancers for the …

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David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ — the ultimate epitaph

The artist’s most popular song on Spotify has been covered by everyone from Philip Glass to the X Factor finalists

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See Holly Hynes, Zack Brown, and More Receive TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards by Hannah Vine

Presented through the TDF’s Costume Collection, the awards recognize outstanding contributions in costume and theatrical design.

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Photo Flash: The Stars Come Out to Honor Georgia Stitt at ASTEP Gala by BroadwayWorld

ASTEP recently held a star-studded gala at 54 Below honoring the activism of composer and lyricist Georgia Stitt, and ASTEP's work with CASES, the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Emplo…

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Ben Platt, Darren Criss, Ben Vereen, and More Share Their Favorite Stephen Schwartz Moments and More by Ruthie Fierberg

We spoke to the award-winning Schwartz and the dozens of theatre pros he’s impacted at the Dramatists Guild Foundation celebration.

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Miss Julie, The Cradle Will Rock, and More Tapped for Classic Stage Season Season by Olivia Clement

The Off-Broadway company, under the artistic direction of John Doyle, unveils its 2018–2019 season.

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Real Life Couple Erin Dilly and Stephen R. Buntrock to Lead the Muny's MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS by BroadwayWorld

The Muny announced today the parental powerhouse that will star in the theatre's closing centennial season production,Meet Me In St. Louis,August 4 - 12. Tony-nominated Erin Dilly will star …

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Nick Scandalios To Receive 2018 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced today that Nick Scandalios, Executive Vice President of the Nederlander Organization, is this year's recipient of the Isabelle Stevenso…

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VIDEO: Casts of HAMILTON Lip Sync to Weird Al's 'The Hamilton Polka' by Stage Tube

The casts of Hamilton from Broadway to their friends around the country on tour put together a collection of performances of The Hamilton Polka. Watch below

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Bob Dorough (1923-2018), Composer and Performer, Has Passed at Age 94 by Nitelife Exchange

The composer, performer and polymath of music, Bob Dorough, died on Monday, April 23 at age 94. Dorough was known primarily as a bop and cool jazz pianist and singer, but gained another kind…

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Erin Dilly and Husband Stephen R. Buntrock Will Star in Muny Meet Me in St. Louis by Andrew Gans

The family favorite will begin performances August 4 at the outdoor St. Louis venue.

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‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ leads Outer Critics Circle nominations by Caitlin Huston

“SpongeBob SquarePants” leads the 2017-2018 Outer Critics Circle list with 11 nominations. “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” followed with 10 nominations and “My Fair Lady” bro…

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World Premiere of Beast in the Jungle Extends Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

John Kander and David Thompson’s new musical will now play through June 17 at the Vineyard.

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When Andrew Lloyd Webber Had to Ask Sunset Boulevard’s John Barrowman Not to Do ‘That Thing’ Onstage... by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares tales from his concerts with Barrowman, including onstage pranks he pulled during Sunset and Phantom of the Opera.

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All you need to know about School Of Rock The Musical by Carly-Ann Clements

If you’re not already ready, then you probably need to be schooled on how to rock. Luckily, there’s a place to go: School Of Rock. The sensational Olivier Award-winning show has had all …

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Nick Scandalios to Receive 2018 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award

The theatre executive will be honored for his outstanding dedication to family equality.

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‘It doesn’t really capture the city at all’: HOW TO BE A LONDONER IN AN HOUR – Centre17 by Laura Kressly

If you don’t know the city and you’ve not heard any stand-up comedy for the last ten years, spending an hour at How to Be a Londoner is a moderately entertaining way to spend your evenin…

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Getting to know you: @nicoleackman16 explains why you should book these four West End musical revivals now > @chessthemusical @ChicagoOnStage @King

The next year is an exciting and busy period for musical revivals, as some beloved shows return to the West End. Here are four of the biggest ones that guest blogger Nicole Ackman advises yo…

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Nick Scandalios Will Receive Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award by Andrew Gans

Scandalios is the executive vice president of the Nederlander Organization.

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Tony Awards To Honor Nederlander’s Nick Scandalios With Humanitarian Award by Greg Evans

Nick Scandalios, Executive Vice President of the Nederlander Organization, will be this year's recipient of the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award, the Tony administration committee announced tod…

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Mayfly review – a heartbreakingly funny debut by Lyn Gardner

Orange Tree, Richmond Set in a Shropshire village, Joe White’s tender and wise play is suffused with grief, loss – and unexpected laughsIt’s cold comfort down on the pig farm in this h…

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Complete Casting Set for Half Time Musical at Paper Mill Playhouse by Adam Hetrick

André De Shields, Georgia Engel, Donna McKechnie, and Lillias White will star in the musical directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell.

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One Of New York Theater's Oldest Institutions - Playbill - Adapts To The Digital Era by Artsjournal1

"Over the course of a few weeks, we got a backstage look into the making of Playbill - the unmistakable, yellow-bannered magazine for theatergoers - and the transition of the 134-year-old Ne…

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Why Most People Don't Get Grant Wood by Artsjournal1

"A deeply layered, rigorously controlled formal structure undermined by a strange embarrassing whimsy occurs in almost every painting. While accepted in outlier artists like James Castle, or…

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A New Streaming Platform For Theatre To Launch This Summer by Artsjournal

A producer and former performer will lead the launch of a new streaming network devoted to theater and theater-related content this summer, bowing a free version before a subscription tier t…

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Powerhouse Season Will Feature New Musicals by Jason Robert Brown and Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater by Andrew Gans

The summer season will also include new plays by Liza Birkenmeier, Jaclyn Backhaus, and more.

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Powerhouse Season Will Feature New Musicals by Jason Robert Brown, Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater by Andrew Gans

The summer season will also include new plays by Liza Birkenmeier, Jaclyn Backhaus, and more.

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The Broadway.com Show: Anastasia’s Max von Essen Shows Off Environmentally Friendly Finds & More in His Dressing Room by Broadway.com

Take a peek inside Max von Essen’s fancy dressing room at Anastasia.

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John Kander & David Thompson's The Beast in the Jungle Extends Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The Beast in the Jungle, the highly anticipated new show from Scottsboro Boys collaborators John Kander, David Thompson and Susan Stroman, has received an extension by off-Broadway's Vin…

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Nick Scandalios to receive Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award by Caitlin Huston

Nick Scandalios, executive vice president of the Nederlander Organization, will receive this year’s Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award. The special Tony Award is given each year to a member…

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Photo Flash: Donna McKechnie Joins HALF TIME at Paper Mill, Meet the Full Cast & Creative by BroadwayWorld

Paper Mill Playhouse announced today the full cast and creative team for the East Coast premiere of Half Time. The newest addition to this stellar cast is Tony award winner and Broadway lege…

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Review: A Lumbering ‘My Fair Lady’ at Lincoln Center by Christopher Caggiano

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, April 24, 2018 About a month ago, when I was in New York City to see the spectacular Broadway revival of Angels in America, I also took in a ve…

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Hayley Atwell & Jack Lowden to alternate roles in new Donmar productions by Robin Johnson

The Donmar Warehouse has today announced two new productions in Josie Rourke's penultimate season as Artistic Director: Brian Friel's Aristocrats, directed by Lyndsey Turner; and Measure For…

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Theatr Clwyd announces Welsh-language writers in residence by Giverny Masso

Theatr Clwyd in Wales has announced the participants of its Roundabout writer-in-residence scheme. The three writers are actor Melangell Dolma, director and

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Review: Tina the Musical, Aldwych Theatre by Steph J. Watkins

Jukebox musicals can tend to be a bit of a mixed bag in my experience; they often tend to sacrifice The post Review: Tina the Musical, Aldwych Theatre appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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Review: Cream Tea and Incest, The Hope Theatre by Frey Kwa Hawking

Benjamin Alborough’s Cream Tea and Incest is less similar to the ‘Daddy’s Boy’ skit in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt than I The post Review: Cream Tea and Incest, The Hope Theatre appear…

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Fountain Folk: “This is where things are happening” by Fountaintheatre

by Dionna Michelle Daniel Our Fountain Family is at the core of our theatre. This week, I had the privilege to sit down with a few of our patrons before the Monday night performance of our h…

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Outer Critics Circle Award Nominees Announced; See The Full List! by BroadwayWorld

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators covering New York theater for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, announced toda…

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Photo Coverage: Inside the Opening Night Cast Party for SUMMER! by Jennifer Broski

SUMMER The Donna Summer Musical opened on Broadway last night, Monday, April 23, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 West 46th Street. We're taking you inside the cast's opening night party Ch…

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Three on the Aisle: You’ve Got Questions? We Have Answers! by American Theatre Editors

On this episode, the critics ponder whether some shows are too dated to revive, reach into the mail bag, and tell you which (non-NYC) theatres are worth a visit this summer.

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New Musicals by Duncan Sheik & Steven Sater, and Jason Robert Brown Set For 2018 Powerhouse Season by Stephanie Wild

Powerhouse, the theater development program by Vassar and New York Stage and Film, has announced its 2018 season, according to Variety. The season will include new musicals by Duncan Sheik a…

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SpongeBob SquarePants Leads Outer Critics Circle Nominations by Olivia Clement

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and the Lincoln Center Theater revival of My Fair Lady were also among the season's most nominated.

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Baritone Quinn Kelsey Talks About His Busy Season at the Met Opera by Jay Goodwin

The singer stars as Enrico in the Metropolitan Opera's Lucia di Lammermoor from April 25.

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2018 Outer Critics Circle Nominations: Spongebob, Harry Potter, My Fair Lady lead by New York Theater

“SpongeBob SquarePants”has received 11 nominations for 2018 Outer Critic Awards, more than any other show, followed by “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” with ten, and “My Fair …

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Broadway Grosses w/e 4/22/2018: It’s coming down to the wire.

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending April 22, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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‘Quite brilliant’: THE KITE RUNNER – Touring by Victoria Sadler

The Kite Runner is powerful and quite brilliant production that investigates the complexity of power balances between people – and how these can fluctuate and change on the toss of a coin …

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Kokandy stages a jazzy, grand musical farewell in the Berlin-set 'Grand Hotel' by Kerry Reid

When it first opened in 1989, “Grand Hotel” won more plaudits for Tommy Tune’s stylish direction and choreography than for its score (by Robert Wright, George Forrest and Maury Yeston)…

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Who Do We Think We Are? by American Theatre Editors

America's self-definition as a nation of immigrants is under threat, as are immigrants themselves. How are U.S. stages and artists dramatizing this moment?

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The Chicken Salad Incident by American Theatre Editors

America may call itself a nation of immigrants, but our stories are still scarce on U.S. stages. Let's change that.

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Soul Doctor Cancels Los Angeles Run by Olivia Clement

The touring production, set to star Josh Young, will still play the Hirsch Theater in Jerusalem in June.

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Soul Doctor Cancels L.A. Run by Olivia Clement

The touring show will still play the Hirsch Theater in Jerusalem in June.

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Immigrant Representation Matters Too by American Theatre Editors

Theatres find new ways to relate to immigrant and refugee communities, not only as audiences but as partners.

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Perchance to DREAM by American Theatre Editors

DACA recipients, feeling unwelcome in the country they call home, claim a home onstage.

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Benjamin Scheuer Performs the Award Winning “The Lion” at One-Night-Only Benefit on April 30th at 7 PM by Nitelife Exchange

A one-night-only performance of The Lion, the Drama Desk Award-winning solo musical written and performed by Benjamin Scheuer, will play at The Sheen Center on Monday, April 30th at 7 PM. Al…

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Carole J. Bufford Brings It Together as the 1960s Meet the 1970s by Marilyn Lester For Nitelife Exchange

Sophie Tucker may have billed herself as “the last of the red hot mamas,” but she was wrong. Carole J. Bufford easily assumes the mantle with her razz ma tazz style, high energy and powe…

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The Refuge of the Stage by American Theatre Editors

What roles can theatre play in the global refugee crisis? Healing, representation—and diversion.

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Asea: A Short Play About Refugees by American Theatre Editors

When we practice lifesaving techniques in the pool, we get to choose who is drowning and who is saving. When we get in the boat...

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Hamilton Casts From Around the World Polka Out to Weird Al Yankovic by Ryan McPhee

The Broadway, Chicago, tour, and London casts of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical teamed up to pay tribute to Weird Al’s “The Hamilton Polka.”

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MAC and Bistro Award Winner, Raissa Katona Bennett, Celebrates CD Release “Can’t Help Singing—The Music of Jerome Kern,” 4/26 and 5/3 at The L by Nitelife Exchange

Broadway actress-singer, MAC and Bistro Award winner, Raissa Katona Bennett, returns to the cabaret stage in April celebrating the release of her third recording, Can’t Help Singing—The …

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Children of the Journey by American Theatre Editors

So much American theatre, from O'Neill to Udofia, has been inspired by the stories of playwrights' immigrant parents.

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Two Present-Day Opera Stars Record Onto Wax Cylinders, Just As If It Were 1902 by Artsjournal1

"Especially on Caruso's breakthrough records, the sound is scratchy, wiry and wobbly. The same holds true for early recordings of Nellie Melba, Luisa Tetrazzini and other luminaries of that …

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YouTube Took Down 8.3 Million Videos In Just Three Months by Artsjournal1

The Alphabet (Google) subsidiary "says it removed 8.3m videos for breaching its community guidelines between October and December last year as it tries to address criticism of violent and of…

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Broadway's King Kong Finds Its Stars in Christiani Pitts & Eric William Morris by Andy Lefkowitz

Principal casting is set for the upcoming Broadway premiere of King Kong! Christiani Pitts, currently starring in A Bronx Tale on Broadway, will star as Ann Darrow, and Eric William Morris, …

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Maly Drama Theatre of St. Petersburg Announces Limited London Season by BroadwayWorld

The internationally acclaimed Maly Drama Theatre of St. Petersburg return to London for the first time in over a decade to play a highly anticipated ten-show engagement, opening at the Theat…

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Tower of London to produce site-specific Anne Boleyn play by Georgia Snow

The final days of Anne Boleyn are being dramatised for a new site-specific play at the Tower of London, where she was

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See Who’s Joining Caroline O’Connor and Gemma Sutton in London Revival of The Rink by Andrew Gans

The John Kander and Fred Ebb musical will play the Southwark Playhouse beginning May 25.

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Photo Coverage: The Cast of SUMMER Takes its Opening Night Bows by Jennifer Broski

SUMMER The Donna Summer Musical opened on Broadway last night, Monday, April 23, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 West 46th Street. Check out photos below of the cast taking their opening n…

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Christiani Pitts and Eric William Morris Will Star in KING KONG by BroadwayWorld

Producers Carmen Pavlovic Global Creatures and Roy Furman have announced first principal casting for the new musical King Kong. Christiani Pitts, currently starring in A Bronx Tale on Broadw…

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BWW Review: LaChanze, Ariana DeBose and Storm Lever Share The Title Role in SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL by Michael Dale

Now, if you want to sing along, you just go right ahead and sing, the hostess of Broadway's newest musical advises her audience at the top of the show. And if you want to dance, go 'head, fl…

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Watch Sneak Peek of Hamilton Tony Winner Leslie Odom Jr.’s Upcoming PBS Concert by Andrew Gans

The actor’s solo concert debuts April 27.

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Get a First Look at the New Waitress TV Spot with Katharine McPhee

Get a first look at the new TV commercial for Katharine McPhee in Waitress.

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Photo Coverage: MCC's World Premiere of TRANSFERS Celebrates Opening Night! by Jessica Fallon Gordon

The World Premiere production ofTransfers, written byMCC Theater's Youth Company Playwriting Lab Director and Obie Award winnerLucy Thurber, and directed byJackson Gay, opened just last nigh…

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James Corden Enlists Allison Janney and More for New Crosswalk: The Musical: The Sound of Music by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony winner and late-night host offers his own version of the Rodgers and Hammerstein favorite.

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Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris to lead ‘King Kong’ by Caitlin Huston

Christiani Pitts will take on the lead role of Ann Darrow and Eric William Morris will play Carl Denham in upcoming Broadway musical “King Kong.” “King Kong” will ope…

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Broadway’s ‘King Kong’ Casts 1st Humans: Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris by Greg Evans

Christiani Pitts, currently starring in A Bronx Tale on Broadway, will star as Ann Darrow, and Eric William Morris, who played Sky in Mamma Mia!, will play Carl Denham in next season’s…

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STAGE to Debut Premium Theater Streaming Network by Matthew Wexler

A new streaming platform promises that all the world's a stage with original programming and broadcasts of hit musicals and plays.

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BWW Review: Have You Met Ms. BULLOCK? JULIA, That Is, At Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall by Richard Sasanow

When the radiant, intellectual soprano Julia Bullock stepped on stage Carnegie Hall's intimate venue, Weill Recital Hall (just 268 seats), to wild applause, I felt like I was the only one he…

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Inside the Opening Night of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical by Hannah Vine

LaChanze, Ariana DeBose, and Storm Lever star in the new biomusical, which opened April 23.

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Cartography of Flood Plains by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Audra Almond-Harvey. Audra Almond-Harvey, executive director of abrasiveMedia, explores Nashville, Tennessee’s evolution as a city since the flood of 2010.

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Out of the pit: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House/Pappano

Christian Gerhaher joined the ensemble for a performance including rarely heard works at the Royal Opera House

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‘Refreshing to see inclusivity working so well’: Integrated signing at Newbury’s Watermill Theatre by Susan Elkin

The purpose of my visit was very specific to the Watermill Theatre. The forthcoming production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Paul Hart, and building on the success of last year…

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Thomas Adès leads a stirring death dance in Berlin

The British conductor’s debut with the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin included his own work alongside Liszt and Britten

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Writer Izzy Tennyson: ‘We don’t give women enough chances to be bad on stage’ by Giverny Masso

Izzy Tennyson won the Ideastap/Underbelly award for her debut solo show Brute at the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She tells Giverny Masso

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London’s Grand Theatre has grand ambitions by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Artistic director Dennis Garnhum of the London, Ont., theatre keeps going bigger and better. Up next: seats have been removed to recreate a racetrack for Chariots of Fire.

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Songs banned by Nazis prove popular: #EffigiesOfWickedness starring @legateauchoc extends at @gatetheatre

Riotous cabaret EFFIGIES OF WICKEDNESS (Songs Banned by the Nazis), a rare musical offering at west London's Gate Theatre, has extended until 9 June 2018, with a cast including drag artist L…

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Christiani Pitts and Eric William Morris to Star in King Kong Musical on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Performances will begin in October at the Broadway Theatre.

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 by Susan Grace

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Go Inside Stephen Schwartz’s 70th Birthday Celebration with Ben Platt, Judith Light, and More by Marc J. Franklin

The Dramatists Guild Foundation hosted a star-studded concert to honor the famed composer at the Hudson Theatre April 23.

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Leslye Headland on Writing, Directing, and Creating by Victoria Myers

Leslye Headland is a playwright, screenwriter, director, and creator. We speak with her about her process for writing the play "Surfer Girl," taking an indirect path to directing, and what i…

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Book Review: “Bible Nation” — The Misleading Religion of Hobby Lobby by Vincent Czyz

This is an important and timely book, one that happens to be compulsively readable and that anyone even mildly interested in the intersection between religion and politics, faith and science…

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Food Feature: Somerville — Chocolate Capital of Massachusetts? by Linda J. Mazurek

Somerville's Union Square hosts four chocolate companies, in renovated warehouses.

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It's 2018 - Why Are Male Dance Students Still Getting Bullied, And What Can We Do To Stop It? by Artsjournal1

"As conversations about bullying heat up throughout the country, with the role of social media and the effects on adolescent mental health emerging as related concerns, there's no better tim…

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MCA Chicago Launches New $100K Prize For Middle Eastern Art And Names First Winner by Artsjournal1

The Dunya Contemporary Art Prize, a biennial award which includes a commission from the Museum of Contemporary Art and an exhibition with a catalogue as well as $100,000, goes to Sophia Al-M…

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After Accusations Of Whitewashing, Actress Resigns From BBC Proms Performance Of 'West Side Story' by Artsjournal1

"[Sierra] Boggess, who got her start as Ariel in Broadway's The Little Mermaid in 2007 before joining the casts of Phantom of the Opera and School of Rock, [had been cast as] Maria in a Roya…

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Arguments Over Depicting Sexual Assault In Ballet Erupt Again, This Time In Seattle by Artsjournal1

"The piece spurring the conversation [at Pacific Northwest Ballet] is RAkU, created in 2011 by Ukranian-born Yuri Possokhov, who danced with the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow before becoming the …

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Center View: John Lloyd Young by #cota

John Lloyd Young, the multi-award winning Frankie Valli from Broadway’s Jersey Boys, as well as the star of Clint Eastwood’s movie adaptation returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below and it wil…

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Review:My Fair Lady at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

A lavishly staged new production of the ever "loverly" classic musical

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Goldstein ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg April 24, 2018 - In this small stage musical, Goldstein, a Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, grapples with his feelings about his parents, his family, and growing up. By rei…

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WATCH Gift of the Gab trailer: Do you remember the 1979 Winter of Discontent? by Featured Content

Do you remember 1979? Watch this fantastic trailer for The Gift of the Gab, the first in Simon David Eden's Brighton trilogy, for a feel of the swirling social and historical context for thi…

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Theatr Clwyd Announce Recipients Of Roundabout Writer In Residence Scheme by BroadwayWorld

The Artistic and Executive Directors of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey and Liam Evans-Ford today announce Melangell Dolma, Mari Izzard and Carri Munn as the recipients of the Roundabout Writer …

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BWW TV: This Cast is Hot Stuff! Go Inside Opening Night of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL! by BroadwayWorld TV

SUMMER The Donna Summer Musical opened on Broadway last night, Monday, April 23, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 West 46th Street. We're taking you inside the big night with the cast Watch…

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Where will we all be in 60 years’ time? Interview with The Fall’s director Matt Harrison by Emma Clarendon

"Over the course of three stories, we draw a very direct line between the young actors the audience see on stage and the people they’ll be in 60 years time – asking what conversations do…

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Interview: Composer Gregory Spears Unpacks Thoreau in Upcoming DC World Premiere by Guest Author

On Saturday, April 28th at The Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater, Vocal Arts DC will present their newly commissioned, world premiere of composer Gregory Spears’ song cycle, WALDE…

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Aristocrats, National, London by Michael Billington

National, LondonThe easy word to describe Brian Friel's Aristocrats is "Chekhovian". The decay of a great Georgian house, the decline of a once-powerful Catholic family, the eventual expulsi…

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Robin Hood at Imagination Stage (review) by Jill Kyle-Keith

Once again, Imagination Stage turns an ages-old classic into something modern and relatable for both kids and adults. In this fine adaptation of the story of Robin Hood by Greg Banks, direct…

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Cecilia Bengolea and Francois Chaignaud: DFS review at Sadler’s Wells, London – ‘exhilarating and accessible’ by Anna Winter

Jamaican dancehall and Georgian polyphonic chanting – it seems like an odd pairing for a main stage production, but Cecilia Bengolea and

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Stephen Schwartz Celebrates 70th Birthday by Sandi Durell

Theater Pizzazz’ Magda Katz was on the scene of Stephen Schwartz’ big birthday celebration at the Hudson Theatre on April 23 when The Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF), Andrew L…

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'Dismantle capitalism and overturn the patriarchy': Why The Writer is more than just a #MeToo play by Holly Williams, Holly Williams

Romola Garai, playwright Ella Hickson and director Blanche McIntyre on how theatre needs to be fearless in both form and content

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French Government And Auctioneer Battle In Court Over 12th-Century Manuscript From Mont-Saint-Michel by Artsjournal1

"The priceless tome was brought to an Alençon (Orne, Normandy) auctioneer specialising in the sale of religious objects, by an anonymous owner several months ago. It was discovered to have …

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World's Largest Performing Arts Center Is Now In Taiwan by Artsjournal1

"The sprawling 1.5-million-square-foot National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, designed by Dutch firm Mecanoo Architects, was recently completed in the southern port city of Kaohsiung ... Sl…

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Pregnant Soprano Dropped From Hamburg 'Magic Flute' by Artsjournal1

Julie Fuchs says that the management of the Hamburg State Opera has informed her that she cannot perform the role of Pamina in this spring's production of Mozart's Die Zauberflöte because "…

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Bill Bailey announces London residency for his Larks In Transit comedy show

Bill Bailey's live comedy show, Larks In Transit, will transfer to the West End stage for a limited engagement this December. The comedian's show is currently on tour …

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BWW's On This Day - April 24, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Review: Much Ado About Nothing, Rose Theatre Kingston by Simon Fearn

Mel Giedroyc has swapped punning with Sue Perkins on Bake Off and The Generation Game for verbal duelling with John The post Review: Much Ado About Nothing, Rose Theatre Kingston appeared fi…

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‘Has a certain frisson’: THE MISANTHROPE – Theatro Technis by Michael Davis

Presented by Acting Gymnasium and updated for the 21st century, Molière’s The Misanthrope is directed by Gavin McAlinden and transposed to modern day London.

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Want to learn puppetry skills? Here are the UK courses to add another string to your bow by Susan Elkin

Puppets are on the up – War Horse and Pinocchio being just a couple of recent examples. So now is a better

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Watch: All Or Nothing’s open top bus gig by Robin Johnson

When the sun is shining, and the wheels are rolling, there's only one thing to do: get All Or Nothing - The Mod Musical rocking. The post Watch: All Or Nothing’s open top bus gig appea…

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Modigliani nude goes up for sale with record $150m estimate

Portrait sold for $26.9m when it last came to auction in 2003

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Broadway Pulse: Your Favorite Long-Running Broadway show by JK

Before we finish the last 2 preliminary rounds of The Broadway Olympics (see your results so far HERE), this week's poll is a quick one.  Let's take the pulse of Broadway fans!Whic…

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Aristocrats review – unsentimental snapshot of a family in decline by Helen Meany

Abbey theatre, DublinA sensitive revival of Brian Friel's play about a Catholic family in Donegal offers no easy answers to the problems of class and kinThe title of Brian Friel's play from …

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DFS, Cecilia Bengolea and François Chaignaud, Sadler's Wells, London, review: Ballet meets Jamaican dancehall by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

Sound and movement rhythms are set against each other in a show that throws in mediaeval singing, a dancehall soundtrack, and clopping pointe shoes

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How drag is sashaying from cabaret clubs to West End stages by Paul Vale

While onstage gender reversal has long been a common sight in pantomime, drag has tended to be regarded as a niche style

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When We Were Brothers review at the Underground, Bradford – ‘moving and hopeful’ by Nick Ahad

With his background writing for Coronation Street, playwright Ben Tagoe knows how to crank up the tension in a confined space. With

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Guest Stars Announced For St Petersburg Ballet Theatre's SWAN LAKE by BroadwayWorld

The internationally acclaimed St Petersburg Ballet Theatre are set to make a welcome return to London Coliseum this summer, with their full-length classic production of Swan Lake. The Compan…

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Donmar Warehouse Announces 2018 Programme by BroadwayWorld

Artistic Director Josie Rourke said, I'm delighted to announce two new productions at the Donmar, joining the previously announced THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, for my penultimate season, w…

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Photo Flash: Hofesh Shechter Company Presents the UK Premiere of SHOW by BroadwayWorld

Hofesh Shechter Company presents SHOW, a wild and mischievous performance composed of three acts The Entrance, Clowns and Exit, performed by Shechter II, the apprentice company of the celebr…

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Freckle Productions Present Large Scale Production of TABBY MCTAT at the Berry Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Freckle Productions are delighted to announce their latest production, a world premiere stage adaptation of Tabby McTat, based on the book by Julia Donaldson with illustrations by Axel Schef…

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Full Cast Announced For THE RINK at Southwark Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Stewart Clarke, Ross Dawes, Michael Lin, Elander Moore, Ben Redfern and Jason Winter will play Dino, Lino, Lucky, Benny, Lenny and Tony respectively in the first London revival in 20 years o…

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A Roundhouse Production in Association with Briefs Factory Presents HIVE CITY LEGACY by BroadwayWorld

To tell the stories of the unseen and the unheard in a riotous, high-octane performance, Hot Brown Honey's Busty Beatz and Lisa Fa'alafi have teamed up with the Roundhouse and hip hop artist…

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Review: Mayfly at the Orange Tree Theatre by Miriam Gillinson

It's the little stuff that counts: Joe White's debut is another special play from a special theatre. The post Review: Mayfly at the Orange Tree Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Guest stars revealed for St Petersburg Ballet’s Swan Lake by Robin Johnson

The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre's full-length classic Swan Lake, which returns to London this summer, has announced an exciting array of guest stars. The post Guest stars revealed for St Pe…

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Sierra Boggess withdraws from West Side Story concert following casting row by Giverny Masso

  Sierra Boggess has withdrawn from a concert performance of West Side Story at the BBC Proms after a backlash over the

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Romeo and Juliet stars decry cuts to arts in education by Giverny Masso

Actors Alexander Vlahos and Alexandra Dowling have argued it is “more important than ever” to give children opportunities to see live theatre,

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‘Riotous fun’: WEST END EUROVISION – Shaftesbury Theatre by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

Cast members from the West End’s longest-running musical, The Phantom of the Opera, were hailed the stars of West End Eurovision 2018, scoring a remarkable double victory. The post West En…

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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REVIEW: West End Eurovision 2018, Shaftesbury Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Sophie Adnitt reviews West End Eurovision, a special event benefiting TheatreMad held at London’s Shaftesbury Theatre. West End Eurovision Shaftesbury Theatre 22nd Apr…

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Mayfly review at Orange Tree Theatre, London – ‘promising new writing’ by Rosemary Waugh

“A lot can happen in a day” is the low-bubbling refrain of Joe White’s debut play Mayfly. Set in rural Shropshire, it’s

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Breaking Bread by Katherina Radeva

A desperate need for dialogue: Katherina Radeva writes on why she's organising a day of ideas-sharing around questions of otherness and identity. The post Breaking Bread appeared first on Ex…

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‘The real question is: what can audiences unexpect?’ Benjamin Alborough on Cream Tea & Incest by Emma Clarendon

The writer and producer spoke to Love London Love Culture about Cream Tea and Incest, now playing at The Hope Theatre following a run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  For those w…

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Pint-sized Playwriting Podcast: Advice from literary agent Janet Fillingham by Pint-Sized Playwriting

The Pint-Sized Playwriting Podcast exists to help emerging playwrights understand how to get ahead in the world of new theatre. This latest episode is with the superb Janet Fillingham, liter…

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Tune In Today at 11AM for the Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations- Exclusively at BroadwayWorld! by BroadwayWorld

Come From Awaystar Jenn Colella and The Band's Visitsensation Katrina Lenk will announce the nominees for the 2017-18 Outer Critics Circle Awards tomorrow, April 24thin the Oak Room at New Y…

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‘Theres a lot to like’: THE GULF – Tristan Bates Theatre by Liz Dyer

There’s a lot to like about The Gulf, as it delves insightfully into what makes relationships work, and what makes them fail.

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If the shoe fits: Oliver Tompsett & Natalie McQueen join Kinky Boots in June

Oliver Tompsett and Natalie McQueen will step into the lead roles of Charlie Price and Lauren in the London cast of Kinky Boots alongside Simon-Anthony Rhoden who continues as Lola.

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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Reviews for “Summer” and “Harry Potter” are in, Sierra Boggess withdraws from “West Side Story” Concert, and Chita & ALW to Receive Lifetime A…

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VIDEO: Allison Janney, Anna Faris and More Join James Corden in THE SOUND OF MUSIC on Crosswalk the Musical by Stage Tube

Feeling the pressure of airing in primetime, James takes on his most ambitious Crosswalk the Musical yet with 'The Sound of Music' -- and reluctantly invites Allison Janney, Anna Faris, Kuna…

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Brief 4/24: TRAVESTIES Opens, Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Travesties opens at the American Airlines Theatre, the nominations are announced for the Outer Critics Circle Awards, and more

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The otherworldly brilliance of architect-designer Achille Salvagni

The Italian’s flights of fantasy are winning clients from Jeff Koons to tech entrepreneurs

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NEWS: Hayley Atwell & Jack Lowden swap power roles in Donmar’s Measure for Measure by Press Releases

Artistic director Josie Rourke has announced two new Donmar Warehouse productions for 2018: Brian Friel's the Aristocrats, directed by Lyndsey Turner, and her own gender-swapping production …

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ELEPHANT MAN a Courageous Departure for Crighton Theatre by David Dow Bentley III

Fans of the historic Crighton Theatre in Conroe, Texas, are well-acquainted with the high quality work of its resident company, STAGE RIGHT PRODUCTIONS, all under the guidance of producers, …

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Alan Bennett on education by John Crace

Alan Bennett feels passionately about education, he tells John Crace - from the issues he raises in The History Boys to 'morally wrong' university tuition feesThere's a line in The History B…

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Measure for Measure gender swap may be theatrical first by Mark Brown

Male and female stars to share roles in new spin on Shakespeare tale of sex and powerGender fluidity on stage will be taken to the next level when the actors Hayley Atwell and Jack Lowden al…

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Constant craving: Julie Cunningham puts Sarah Kane's dark poetry in motion by Judith Mackrell

The choreographer on staging Crave with an all-female cast and the struggle of performing with Merce Cunningham’s companyJulie Cunningham might have been precision-engineered to dance the …

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Hayley Atwell and Jack Lowden to swap roles in Donmar Warehouse Measure for Measure by Georgia Snow

Hayley Atwell and Jack Lowden will star in a new production of Measure for Measure at the Donmar Warehouse, in which they

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Sophie Eleni: ‘I got the job when I stopped caring what people thought’ by John Byrne

I was 10 when I got my first professional acting job. I’d been at a local stage school and some producers came

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The Green Room: Is arts funding being spent on the right things? by Jon Dryden Taylor

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

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‘Not sure the play really knows what it wants to say’: REARED – Theatre503 ★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

Reared features a tangled web of secrets that can’t all fit under one roof, leading to a hurried conclusion, but Paddy Glynn stands out.

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Designer and lecturer Tina Bicat: ‘Design students need practical, technical skills to support their creative work’ by John Byrne

How did you start off in theatre? In the National Youth Theatre run by Michael Croft – a wonderful introduction to life

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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'Buckcherry-GenXSummer.com, P.O.D., Lit, Alien Ant Farm' at Palladium, Worcester by Blouin Artinfo

Buckcherry, P.O.D., LIT and Alien Ant Farm are all set to join forces for the "Gen-X Summer" tour.As a group, Generation X has a notorious reputation and is hailed as the generation of slack…

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‘JukeBox -The Ghost’ at Roxy Theatre, West Hollywood by Blouin Artinfo

Their latest record "Off To The Races," is a vibrant and electic amalgam of the music of JukeBox. Comprising of the most colorful and bombastic songs by the band, this marks their fith studi…

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'Corina Seas, Little Galaxies and Lizzy Loeb' at The Satellite, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

Softer Sex Productions presents a performance featuring the trio of 'Corina Seas, Little Galaxies and Lizzy Loeb.' Corina Seas is still a fresh face on the L.A. music scenario. She has a bac…

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Lars von Trier Returns to Cannes after 7 years ‘Persona Non Grata’ status by Blouin Artinfo

Cannes 2018 brings back ‘Persona Non Grata’ Lars von Trier with his most recent serial killer drama, “The House That Jack Built,”The controversial Danish director will premiere his n…

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Al Pacino Celebrates the 35th Anniversary of ‘Scarface’ at Tribeca by Blouin Artinfo

The cult rags-to-riches crime drama of 1983, “Scarface,” penned by Oliver Stone and directed by Brian De Palma, reached its 35th anniversary and has been screened at the Tribeca Film Fes…

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BWW Review: MAYFLY, Orange Tree Theatre by Aliya Al-Hassan

Historically, Richmond's Orange Tree Theatre was a well-known champion of new talent. However, until now, Artistic Director Paul Miller and Executive Director Sarah Nicholson were yet to sta…

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From ‘Jumanji’ to Tarantino, Sony teases varied slate by Lindsey Bahr | ap

Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman Tom Rothman assured theater owners Monday that his studio is dedicated to appealing to a range of audiences — from global franchises such as “Spider-…

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Great balls of fire! Look who's in Return to the Forbidden Planet revival

A slightly belated present for #ShakespearesBirthday. Casting is announced for this summer's fringe revival of Olivier Award-winning RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, with nods to the bard's T…

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Marceline Day: Leading Lady to Langdon and Keaton by Trav S.D.

Born this day, Marceline Day (Marceline Newlin, 1906-2000). Originally from Colorado Springs, and raised in Salt Lake City and Venice, California, Marceline Day was the younger sister of Ali…

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JB Priestley's An Inspector Calls, October 1946 by Samantha Ellis

October 1, 1946: the first night of JB Priestley's play left critics bored and stifling groans"Bang! Bang! Mr Priestley lets drive with both barrels," was the Times's verdict on An Inspector…

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Django Django's 'Marble Skies' at The Independent, San Francisco by Blouin Artinfo

The band “Django Django,” will get on stage to perform some new numbers from their latest album "Marble Skies." This time they will have the company of Los Angeles based singer and songw…

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Jon Brion at Largo at the Coronet, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

Every Friday night becomes unique at L.A.-based nightclub Largo when multi talented musician Jon Brion woos the audiences with his enigmatic compositions. Born. 1963 Jon Wright Brion is a co…

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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'For Ahkeem' at Werkstat Kino, Munich by Blouin Artinfo

'For Ahkeem' is a coming of age story of Daje Shelton, a black teenager. After getting into a fight at school 17 year old Daje is sent to an alternative high school by the court. She is hell…

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'Avengers: Infinity War,' at CinemaxX, Munich by Blouin Artinfo

A movie that's a visual treat for every frame it is made of. This edition of the Avengers has the biggest superstars converge on the screen to take up a mission that is full of peril and the…

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'SPK, Komplex' at the International Forum of New Cinema, Berlin by Blouin Artinfo

This documentary by Gerd Kroske titled "SPK Komplex," depicts the turmoil the capitalist structures of the society have brought to the lives of common people. SPK stands for the anti-psychia…

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Daniel York Loh: British East Asian theatre has come a long way in six years by Daniel York Loh

When someone eventually writes the definitive history of British East Asian theatre, March 2018 will surely go down as a culmination of

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Grace Smart: Designers always put something of themselves in their work by Grace Smart

“And the whole thing is a whale carcass… because of… fear…” I tail off in a room of creatives stunned into silence.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Just call Northwestern U. ‘Hollywood Midwest’ after ‘A Starry Night’ bragfest by Maudlyne Ihejirika

Stephen Colbert hosts a fast-paced fundraiser for his Evanston alma mater, starring Richard Kind, Kathryn Hahn, Sharif Atkins and other famous alumni.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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All or Nothing's Carol Harrison on Bringing the Mod Musical to London's West End by Matt Wolf

All or Nothing, the self-described “Mod Musical” now at the Ambassadors Theatre directly following a run at the Arts, tells the story of the Small Faces, the English rock band fr…

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Acclaimed New Revival of Tom Stoppard's Travesties Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The highly anticipated new production of Tom Stoppard's 1975 comedy Travesties officially opens at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre on April 24. Patrick Marber directs the produc…

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Transfers at MCC Theater by Sandi Durell

    By Sandi Durell   The current production of Transfers by Lucy Thurber, from MCC Theater at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, follows a very real path of thought provoking human…

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Chunky Move: Common Ground by Arts Review

How do you stand when the ground around you is moving, what forces push and pull and how do you find what unites us all Chunky Move’s world premiere of Common Ground by Artistic Director…

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Darius de Haas – Press Preview 54 Below by Sandi Durell

  Described by The New York Times as “electrically thrilling,” by Variety as “a performer who can reveal the sorrows, pains and joys of the composer’s richly layered reperto…

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DVR Alert: THE BAND'S VISIT to Kick Off Broadway Week on the TODAY Show by Alexa Criscitiello

It was revealed on Twitter tonight that the cast of The Bands Visit will stop bythe TODAY showthis week for a special performance from the show andkicking offBroadway Week on the morning sho…

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Courtney Balan, Luba Mason Star in Unexpected Joy, New Musical From Side Show’s Bill Russell by Andrew Gans

Lyricist-librettist Russell collaborated with composer Janet Hood on the musical, which begins performances April 24.

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Scroll Through the Travesties Opening Night Playbill by Hannah Vine

Tom Stoppard’s Tony-winning play officially opens on Broadway April 24.

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Roundabout Revival of Travesties Opens on Broadway by Olivia Clement

Tom Stoppard’s Tony-winning play returns to Broadway for the first time since 1975.

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Did You Spot These Jimmy Buffett Easter Eggs in Escape to Margaritaville? by Ruthie Fierberg

How Greg Garcia and Mike O’Malley baked Jimmy Buffett lyrics into the plot of their original musical.

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This Play Wouldn't Exist Without Her Students - How Lucy Thurber's new drama was inspired by a pair of her pupils

How Lucy Thurber's new drama was inspired by a pair of her pupils---Obie-winning playwright Lucy Thurber is as interested in talking about her teaching experiences as her new drama Transfers…

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