Monday, February 20, 2017 at 10am (Broadway Time)

James Corden's TV show could learn from Simon Amstell by Brian Logan

Corden’s US TV debut is a success, but the mutual back-slappery of such chatshows is almost unwatchable – all the more so when the hosts are comediansDid you ever watch Simon Amstell on …

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Music Interview/Review: Former Genesis Guitarist Steve Hackett Crosses Musical Borders by Arts Fuse Editor

"My ancestors fled pogroms in Poland and today we have a crisis to rival what went on in the 1940s."

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The Arts on the Stamps of the World — February 20 by Doug Briscoe

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

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Monday, February 20, 2017 at 9am (Broadway Time)

BWW Morning Brief February 20th, 2017 - All-Female 1776, 'ARTURO UI' and More on President's Day! by Jessica Khan

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Today's big news Carolee Carmello leads an all-female 1776 at 54 Below, and Christian Borle stars in a reading of 'ARTURO UI' at Woodshed.

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Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune Will Tour Together by Andrew Gans

The Broadway icons will be Two for the Road this fall.

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

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

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Susan Calman review – Radio 4 favourite's sparky set is far from cosy by Brian Logan

The Stables, Milton Keynes The standup reveals she’s taken up boxing on her Calman Before the Storm tour, and the show swipes energetically at a formidable array of targets“No one says, …

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Concert Review: Boston Modern Orchestra Project’s “Glass Works” by Jonathan Blumhofer

It was a treat to experience Philip Glass’s orchestral music live and in-person.

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Careers Clinic: Should I take a non-acting theatre job? by John Byrne

I’m a very committed graduate actor for whom my first year in the business has been successful from an artistic point of

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Monday, February 20, 2017 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Chita Rivera Talks WEST SIDE STORY; Announces Tour with Tommy Tune by BroadwayWorld

This morning, the TODAY show'sAl Rokersat down with Broadway iconChita Riverafor his Living Legends series.

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Eva Yerbabuena: Apariencias review at Sadler’s Wells – ‘uncompromising intensity’ by Neil Norman

Eva Yerbabuena is the living embodiment of the phrase “dynamite comes in small packages”. Her compact, formidable form contains enough explosive energy

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She's the Name on Everybody's Lips! Charlotte d'Amboise Begins Performances in Broadway's Chicago by

She started with a bang! Charlotte d'Amboise returns to Broadway's Chicago on February 20. The two-time Tony nominee replaces Spice Girl Mel B, who played her last performance on Feb…

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Cinderella review at Grand Theatre, Leeds – ‘feel-good factor’ by George Hall

The last of three works making up Opera North’s fairytale season, Cinderella – or La Cenerentola, given that the company perform Rossini’s

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Tonight: A Black Lives Matter Burlesque Fundraiser by Trav S.D.

Filed under: African American Interest, British Music Hall, BROOKLYN, Contemporary Variety, PLUGS, SOCIAL EVENTS Tagged: benefit, Black History Through Our Eyes, Black Lives Matter, BROOKLYN…

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Two Man Show: our feminist quest to smash the patriarchy by Abbi Greenland and Helen Goalen

Theatre duo RashDash want to talk about masculinity but words keep failing them so they’re doing it with the help of a sequinned rock goddessWe are a feminist, female theatre company and w…

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Theatre News: Amber Riley: 'It's horrible in America right now, but I hope people will wake up'

The Dreamgirls actress picked up the award for Best Actress in a Musical at the WhatsOnStage Awards

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Review: Review: A Clockwork Orange (Park Theatre)

Physical theatre company Action To The Word present their all-male version of Anthony Burgess' novel

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Review: Review: See Me Now (Young Vic Theatre)

A entirely riveting evening spent in the company of sex workers

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Monday, February 20, 2017 at 7am (Broadway Time)

New Nigerians review at Arcola Theatre, London – ‘deft political satire’ by Dave Fargnoli

Suffused with warmth, hopefulness and humour, the New Nigerians is no ordinary political satire. Part of the Arcola Theatre’s Revolution season, the

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child sweeps the WhatsOnStage awards with eight wins by Clarisse Loughrey, Clarisse Loughrey

The two-part play scooped up the likes of Best New Play, Best Actor in a Play, Best Supporting Actor in a Play, and Best Supporting Actor in a Play

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Dreamgirls’ Amber Riley: ‘I’m giving young black girls permission to be in musicals’ by Giverny Masso

Dreamgirls star Amber Riley has spoken of the importance of her leading role in the West End in inspiring young black girls

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£200k grant accelerates Theatre Royal Wakefield creative hub plans by Georgia Snow

Plans for a new creative hub at the Theatre Royal Wakefield have taken a step forward after the council granted the project

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Katie Brayben, Tyrone Huntley, Oliver Savile, Sabrina Aloueche and Many More Set for?WEST END LIVE LOUNGE by BroadwayWorld

OnSunday 19th March, LampM Productions will presentWest End Live Lounge- an evening of music from a host of West End talent. Taking place at the Union Theatre, this will mark the company's f…

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Poll: When was the last time you went to Samuel French’s theatre bookshop? by The Stage

Last week, theatre publishing and licensing company Samuel French announced it will shut the doors of its London shop after 187 years

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Theatre News: New repertory theatre to open in Manchester

The new theatre will have a main space and a studio space and open in May 2017

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Review: Review: Good Dog (Watford Palace Theatre)

Arinze Kene's play chronicles how one boy turns from responsible naivity to bitter disillusionment

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Photos: Photos: Winners of the 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards

Billie Piper, Amber Riley and Jamie Parker were among the big winners of the night

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OLIVER! – Edinburgh by Thom Dibdin

A pair of very fine interpretations, backed by a company intent on performing at the peak of their abilities, mark out an Oliver! which aims high but suffers from the constraints of its own …

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BWW's On This Day - February 20, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Monday, February 20, 2017 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Ailey stuns and moves Atlanta audience by Admin

Saturday, February 18, 2017. The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA. It’s February, or Black History Month in the U.S., and it’s time for my annual pilgrimage to The Fox Theatre for Alvin Ailey Am…

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Community Spirit and a Great Show at the WhatsOnStage Awards by Debbie Gilpin

Awards season is in full swing now, so this weekend was the turn of the 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards. Held at the Prince of Wales Theatre, it prides itself on being the only event where w…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's New Musical THE GIRLS by BroadwayWorld

Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's new British musical, THE GIRLS, based on the true story, the film and the award-winning play by Tim Firth, Calendar Girls, will open in London's West End at the P…

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MEI Theatrical in Association with Polka Theatre Present SARAH & DUCK'S BIG TOP BIRTHDAY by BroadwayWorld

The enchanting world of CBeebies' hit animated series Sarah ampDuck will be brought to life on stage for the first time this Spring. Featuring a host of wonderful characters from the BAFTA A…

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NEWS: Union presents 20th anniversary revival of Stiles & Drewe’s Honk! by Press Releases

This Easter, Stiles & Drewe's HONK! the musical returns to London in a brand-new, actor-musician, 20th anniversary production, which will run at the Union Theatre from 29 March 2017.

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Theatre News: Billie Piper: 'Helena Bonham Carter or Emma Stone would be great for Doctor Who'

The actress won Best Actor in a Play at this year's WhatsOnStage Awards

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Royal Court Theatre Announces New Play BODIES, Tickets Sales for B and VICTORY CONDITION, and Extra Shows for NUCLEAR WAR by BroadwayWorld

Vivienne Franzmann returns to the Royal Court Theatre with BODIES, directed by Jude Christian premiering in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, Wednesday 05 July 2017 - Saturday 12 August 2017.

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SCENES FROM AN URBAN GOTHIC – Vaults by Laura Kressly

No words, no set, one man and one chair. Using soundscape, lighting and actor James Cross’ elastic limbs, Theatre Imaginers have created an innovative physical performance of a man’s dis…

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Monday, February 20, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Monday, February 20, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Stars Set for Roundabout’s Spring Gala, Kristine Nielsen Soldiers through “Present Laughter” Rehearsals, and “Newsies” on the Big Screen Report! “…

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Nadia Clifford, Tim Delap, and More Announced for UK Tour of JANE EYRE by BroadwayWorld

Casting for Sally Cookson's energetic and imaginative new adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's masterpiece, Jane Eyre was announced today 20 February 2017, with Nadia Clifford taking the central…

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Review: ‘Luther Re-Lives’ at the Publick Playhouse by Ramona Harper

The velvet voice and beautiful love ballads of one of the greatest R &B crooners of all time, Luther Vandross, lives on through the magnetic stage presence of William “Smooth” Wardla…

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Brits Off Broadway Invites The Original Theatre Company for a Month-long Residency by BroadwayWorld

The Original Theatre Company is delighted to announce that, following a hugely successful second National tour, its production of Torben Betts's critically acclaimed INVINCIBLE will perform …

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HONK! THE MUSICAL Returns to London this Easter by BroadwayWorld

This Easter, Honk the musical returns to London in a brand-new, actor-musician egg-stravaganza, filled with puppetry, magic and illusions. And water guns

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MADE IN INDIA – Edinburgh by Thom Dibdin

Combining thought-provoking intelligence and the genuinely moving, Made In India at the Traverse is a very fine production.

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Why video is getting a bigger part in theatre by Catherine Love

Video technology has been influencing theatre for decades, but never has it been easier or cheaper to incorporate into productions. Today, video

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The Green Room: How has your training at drama school helped you? 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… Sally

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Monday, February 20, 2017 at 4am (Broadway Time)

INTERVIEW: Frances Ruffelle Talks The Wild Party and New Musicals by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We had a brief moment during rehearsals for The Wild Party to talk to British Musical Theatre star Frances Ruffelle about new musicals, The Wild Party and her attraction to n…

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THE SOUTH AFREAKINS – Vaults by Shanine Salmon

If the material in Robyn Paterson’s one-woman play feels quaint, then her performance is anything but. It’s an impressive act of virtuosity and memory that flits between each half of a p…

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Monday, February 20, 2017 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: Amber Riley, Billie Piper & More At WhatsOnStage Awards by Marianka Swain

Last night, winners were announcedat London's Prince of Wales Theatre for the 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards, celebrating the best of the UK's theatre over the past year, as voted for by th…

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Why Are Women Still Shortchanged In Theatre? by Gary Naylor

Has theatre come to terms with 21st century women Or are female characters too frequently there to help the men drive the plot from curtain to curtain

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Advocacy Tips And Resources That Will Come In Handy In The Coming Weeks by Sarah Marczynski

If your newsfeed wasn’t already full of politics, I bet on January 19, it got real full, real fast. On the 19th, The Hill, then others, published an article detailing the Trump admini…

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Monday, February 20, 2017 at 2am (Broadway Time)


The conversation flows uninterrupted for 100 minutes in Wallace Shawn’spolished production.

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

Dolphins are taught to speak in a clever satire, Theatre 503 presents works by prisoners and Madame Bovary is relocated to a plumbing company – in a play with no actorsSinners Club, at the…

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Review: ‘The Matchmaker’ at People’s Light by Deb Miller

An effervescent all-star ensemble of fourteen actors and two musicians under the ebullient direction of Abigail Adams bring to life the eccentric characters, madcap situations, and old-fashi…

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The Age of Bones (Jaman Belulang) by Arts Review

A stunning Indonesian-Australian co-production set deep beneath the sea from award-winning playwright Sandra Thibodeaux, The Age of Bones (Jaman Belulang) will be presented at La Mama Court…

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Episode 502 - Kate Lumpkin (Professional Fairy Godmother) by Joel B. New

JBN hangs out with Kate Lumpkin, a fabulous casting director and professional fairy godmother. Song premiere: "Bibbidi" with music and lyrics by Joel B. New. Performed by Miss Lumpkin featur…

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Natasha Tripney: Is theatre’s fad for blind luck more than just a stunt? by Natasha Tripney

A spin of the wheel. A toss of a coin. The striking of a match. Chance is part of what makes the

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Sean Brosnan: ‘Acting is easiest when you’re on stage for the whole show’ by Giverny Masso

After training in stage management at RADA, Sean Brosnan pursued a career in acting that has lasted more than 50 years and

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Mark Shenton’s week: Not all shows get the West End transfers they deserve by Mark Shenton

Much is made these days of our isolated social bubbles. So I wasn’t surprised to be contacted, independently, by two prominent London

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Monday, February 20, 2017 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘God of Carnage’ at Compass Rose Theater by Danielle Angeline

Compass Rose Theater does it again with another smart and dramatic production. God of Carnage is remarkable, this time with Director Steven Carpenter at the helm. Lucinda Merry-Browne is the…

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Melbourne White Night: 86-year-old swing dances with his partner – video by Guardian Staff

Kenneth Weeks, 86, and Lyne Luxford, 70, were captured hoofing it off Collins Street in Melbourne, at 2am on a Sunday morning as the city celebrated White Night. Melbourne’s fifth White Ni…

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On the Couch with Gavin Webber by Arts Review

Who is Gavin Webber? I’m a choreographer and one of Australia’s oldest dancers. I’m about to go to Melbourne with a show called Cockfight and I’ll turn 50 on the last day! I feel pre…

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Theatrefolk Production: Alice by Lindsay Price by Lindsay Price

Alice by Lindsay Price is brought to life by director Juliet Cottrell and the Drama Workshop in New Zealand. It was no ordinary production. The theatre had been destroyed by fire 4 weeks pri…

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Monday, February 20, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Interviews: From 1776 to Boy Meets World, William Daniels Looks Back on His Career in New Memoir

There I Go Again: How I Came to Be Mr. Feeny, John Adams, Dr. Craig, KITT, and Many Others will be released on March 1.

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Media roundtable aims to improve quality of LGBTIQ images and storylines in Australia by Arts Review

Author and journalist Benjamin Law (The Family Law), and comedian Jordan Raskopoulos (Axis of Awesome) will join leading international LGBTIQ media advocates in Sydney next week for a ground…

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Tarragon Theatre shaking things up with music-focused season by J. Kelly Nestruck

Offerings include an opera, a “theatrical mixtape” and a rocking take on Shakespeare

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Carolee Carmello Is John Adams in All-Female 1776 Concert Feb. 20 by Andrew Gans

The evening, featuring Mary Testa, Arielle Jacobs, and Andréa Burns, is held at Feinstein’s/54 Below.

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Look Back at Past Productions of Sunday in the Park with George by Hannah Vine

The show will reopen on Broadway at the Hudson Theatre February 23.

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Why a Musical About the Sex-Crazed Mystic Rasputin Plays a Church in Brooklyn by Michael C. Gioia

St. John’s Lutheran Church becomes home to the Russian mystical faith healer in a racy, immersive staging of Dave Malloy’s new musical.

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Is choreographer Mark Morris taking a lyrical turn? by Sarah L. Kaufman / The Washington Post

In the 37 years since he founded his dance company, Mark Morris has been a dancer, a choreographer and even a conductor, on occasion. Now he is taking on a new role, for the Mark Morris Danc…

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