Friday, May 27, 2016 at 10am (Broadway Time)

The Week Ahead: ‘Radiant Vermin’: Greed and a House of Mystery by Ben Brantley

Philip Ridley’s juicy little thriller starts previews this week at 59E59 Theaters as part of the Brits Off Broadway Festival.

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Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9am (Broadway Time)

See Who's Heading to the Holiday Inn on Broadway by Olivia Clement

Bryce Pinkham and Megan Lawrence are tapped for the Roundabout Theatre Company production.

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La Esquinita: Lessons I Learned the Hard Way by HowlRound

By Tara A. Houston, Courtney Flores. In this installment, Scenic Designer Tara Houston shares her journey to discovering her career and offers advice on lessons that she’s learned along th…

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Video: Happy 250th Birthday to the Bristol Old Vic

Emma Stenning, chief executive of the Bristol venue, explains how you can get involved with this weekend's celebrations

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THE KING AND I - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

East-West relations have just improved a lot on Broadway.

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The Forbidden Zone review – Katie Mitchell probes the science of war by Lyn Gardner

Barbican, LondonMitchell, playwright Duncan Macmillan, video artist Leo Warner and a band of onstage camera operators deliver a close-up view of wartime dilemmasIn The Forbidden Zone, the wo…

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Kes review – Barry Hines's story soars to new heights in two-man show by Alfred Hickling

West Yorkshire Playhouse, LeedsFeaturing just a pair of characters, the teenage and adult Billy, this is one of the most modest – but best – stagings of the novelAmong the tributes follo…

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Head over heels in love: Marc and Bella Chagall's spectacular romance by Daniel Jamieson

There are few more vivid evocations of how it feels to fall for someone than in Chagall’s ecstatic paintings of his wife. As Kneehigh’s production about the pair opens at Bristol Old Vic…

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Archive: The 250-year history of Bristol’s illegal theatre by Jeremy Brien

The usual blaze of publicity surrounding the arrival of a new playhouse in town was nowhere to be seen when the Theatre

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Last Call: Several Broadway Shows Post Closing Notices by Matthew Wexler

Several Broadway shows posted their closing notices this week. So if you don’t win that #Ham4Ham lottery ticket, consider supporting all those other hardworking Broadway performers! Tu…

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Josh Grisetti, Leslie Kritzer and More Will Join Cast of Broadway's Something Rotten! by Andrew Gans

The musical comedy will welcome several new principal players in July.

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Fuse Theater Review: “Presto Change-O” — Magic With a Punch by Helen Epstein

This character-driven comedy about three generations of illusionists is light as a bauble, yet packs a subtle psychological punch.

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The Governor’s Island Explorer’s Guide by Trav S.D.

A thought occurred to me the other day: New York is such a large, complex and amazing city that events that would be earth-shaking elsewhere can go relatively unnoticed here. Case in point: …

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30 % Off Our Books! by Trav S.D.

This just in — and don’t be caught snoozin’! Bear Manor Media has announced a Memorial Day Sale, staring tomorrow May 28, 2016 and running through the end of the month. 30%…

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BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE BITE #FarewellFriday Special with Tuck Everlasting's Andrew Keenan-Bolger! by Backstage Bite With Katie Lynch

Today, we are excited to bring you the latest episode, featuring TUCK EVERLASTING's Andrew Keenan-Bolger

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SWAN LAKE – Edinburgh by Thom Dibdin

Love shock: Bold and surprising, David Dawson has completely reworked Swan Lake for Scottish Ballet, cutting away the fat of its fusty baggage, although he discards some elements of clarity …

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‘Wimpy’ or Not, This Kid Might Make It to Broadway by Dominic P. Papatola

“Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Musical” is closing after a successful run at Children’s Theater Company in Minneapolis. Could New York be next?

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Andrew Hilton: ‘Without a good review in our first season, we’d have lost everything’ by Eleanor Turney

Andrew Hilton gestures around Bristol Old Vic, where we meet. “Bristol has transformed since I came here in 1978,” he says. “This

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Friday, May 27, 2016 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Review: The Forbidden Zone (Barbican Theatre)

Katie Mitchell's production for the Schaübuhne Berlin is an unsettling look at the legacy of war

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Sponsored Content: Samantha Barks: My album is a journey of everything I am about

Samantha Barks talks Bear Grylls, performing at the Oscars and what we can expect from her new album

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The Threepenny Opera, National Theatre, review: A snarling, sexy beast of a show by Alice Saville, Alice Saville

Rory Kinnear quips and charms his way through the role of Macheath

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VIDEO: BLACKBIRD's Jeff Daniels Says He Worked Hard for That Tony Nomination! by TV News Desk

Jeff Daniels stopped by last night's TONIGHT SHOW to talk about receiving a Tony nomination for role in Broadway's BLACKBIRD.

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The world’s worst singer or a Glorious performer? An interview with Peter Quilter by Samuelfrenchuk

Peter Quilter’s plays have been presented in major theatres in 38 countries around the world. He has had a it show on Broadway which received 3 Tony Nominations, three succes…

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Women still lagging in behind-the-curtain theater professions, despite their ticket-buying clout by Andrea Simakis

Just how groundbreaking is "Steel Magnolias' " all-female design team?

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Cleveland Play House, Playhouse Square co-production of 'Steel Magnolias' is a time for women to shine by Andrea Simakis

All-female design team to bring powerful (and powerfully funny) portrait of women's friendship to the stage.

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CT LGBT Film Festival Marks 29 Years by Susan Dunne

At the first Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival in 1988, two of its co-founders, William Mann and Terri Reid, stood in the back of Cinestudio on the opening night to gauge the audience …

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Barry Reckord obituary by Margaret Busby

Playwright whose work captured the conflicts of class and race in 1960s BritainBarry Reckord, who has died aged 85, was a pioneering playwright from the Caribbean with an under-explored lega…

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Jekyll and Hyde review – potions, motion and screaming guitars in beast of a show by Sanjoy Roy

Old Vic, LondonPart Robert Louis Stevenson, part Little Shop of Horrors, the McOnie Company’s discombobulating dance adaptation is dynamic, clever and a bit retrogradeThe tale of Jekyll an…

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Five of the best… plays this week by Lyn Gardner

Les Blancs | Hamlet | The James Plays | A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Funny GirlLorraine Hansberry is best known for her play A Raisin In The Sun and for inspiring Nina Simone’s To Be Youn…

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Three of the best… dance performances this week by Judith Mackrell

Betroffenheit | Royal Ballet: Mixed Bill | Balletboyz: LifeThis collaboration between choreographer Crystal Pite and director Jonathon Young explores dark themes including grief, trauma and …

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The 10 best things… to do this week by The Guide

From Shura’s lush, assured pop to Maxine Peake talking Shakespeare: your at-a-glance guide to the next seven days in culture across the UK Festival Of Voice Continue reading...

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Kieran Hodgson: ‘When I was 17 I decided to liven up a lasagne by putting bananas in it’ by Rachel Aroesti

From Not The Nine O’Clock News to Anchorman, the standup reveals the things he finds the funniestThere’s a great video that no longer exists of a guy called Nick Sun trying to perform to…

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Tonys Host with the Most James Corden - Crosswalk the Musical x3

There's no better way to sail into this holiday weekend than: a) doing an anti-rain dance to stave off the showers currently in the tri-state forecast, and then b) get ready for James …

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AN INSPECTOR CALLS Returns To The West End From November! by BroadwayWorld

Stephen Daldry's multi award-winning production of JB Priestley's An Inspector Calls makes itsmuch-anticipated return to the West End this winter. This will mark the 70th anniversary of thef…

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Century of Slapstick #98: Charlie Chaplin in “Police” by Trav S.D.

  Today marks the 100th anniversary of the release date of the Charlie Chaplin comedy Police. Police was Chaplin’s last short for Essanay Studios. Rather spitefully, after he left t…

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Returns to Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Starring Felicity Montagu; UK Tour to Follow by BroadwayWorld

Following sell-out performances in 2013, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's acclaimed production of Jane Austen'sPride and Prejudice, adapted for the stage by Simon Reade, returns this year to…

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Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 5/26; TAMING OF THE SHREW in DC, HOSTAGES in Phoenix and More! by BroadwayWorld

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Phoenix, Singapore and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include a 'b…

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.a CurtainUp book review by Elyse Sommer

a compendium of theater critics talking about their craft in the new media age

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Gypsy Caravan sets up at Family Arena again by Gail Pennington St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Organizers are happy with the St. Charles venue, say parking problems are no more.

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St. Louis Ballet announces 2016-17 season by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A classic ballet, a holiday perennial and programs themed to fashion and romance are part of the 2016-17 St. Louis Ballet season.

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NEWS: Celia Imrie joins Glenda Jackson-led King Lear at Old Vic by Press Releases

A quarter of a century after she gave up acting for politics, double Academy Award-winning legend Glenda Jackson returns to play King Lear in Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy. She will be jo…

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Gerard & Roth: And The Tony Award For Best Song Goes To… by Jeremy Gerard

EXCLUSIVE: Deadline's Jeremy Gerard and Jujamcyn Theatres majority owner and president Jordan Roth talk about the state of the industry, the only stipulation being no holds barred. GERARD: W…

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Friday, May 27, 2016 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Angela Lansbury & More Celebrate MAME's 50th Anniversary at Sardi's by BroadwayWorld

'MAME',starring Angela Lansbury opened on Broadway 50years agoLast evening Thursday, May 26th, members of that company gathered for a 50th Anniversary Celebration at Sardi's.

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Photo Flash: New FROZEN Stage Musical Premieres at Disney California Adventure Park by TV News Desk

FROZEN LIVE AT THE HYPERION,a new theatrical adaptation based on Disney's animated blockbuster film, opens May 27 at the Hyperion Theater at Disney California Adventure Park in Southern Cali…

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Celia Imrie joins Old Vic King Lear cast by Georgia Snow

Celia Imrie is the latest actor to join the cast of King Lear at the Old Vic. Morfydd Clark and William Chubb

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Theatre News: Further casting announced for King Lear at the Old Vic

Glenda Jackson will lead the production from 4 November

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Features: What's in my dressing room? - Carol Rosy Furtado

We go backstage with The Merchants of Bollywood star

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Theatre News: An Inspector Calls to return to the West End

Stephen Daldry's award-winning production will run at the Playhouse Theatre

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Hay festival: Shakespeare experts clash over whether to cut, or not to cut by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

Globe theatre’s chief, and deputy head of RSC at loggerheads over merits of editing Bard’s work to make it more relatable to modern audiencesThey are both leading experts in all things S…

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Broadway AM Report, 5/27/2016 - PAINT YOUR WAGON, Leslie Odom, Jr., ANASTASIA and More! by Jessica Fallon Gordon

TODAY'S BIG NEWS The New York City Center Encores cast recording of Lerner amp Loewe's PAINT YOUR WAGON comes out today. Plus Leslie Odom, Jr. and Martin Short will be visiting THE TONIGHT S…

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BWW's On This Day - May 27, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Vaizey emphasises ‘passion’ for arts’ role in health by David Hutchison

Culture minister Ed Vaizey has hailed theatre as a way to improve health, saying it can be used successfully for both therapy

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David Hunter to replace Killian Donnelly in Kinky Boots by Matthew Hemley

Killian Donnelly is to leave West End show Kinky Boots on August 13, with David Hunter replacing him. Matt Henry, who plays

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An Inspector Calls to make West End return by David Hutchison

Stephen Daldry’s staging of An Inspector Calls is to return to the West End to celebrate its 25th anniversary. First staged at

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Laura Wade: Theatre at risk of ‘ever narrower spectrum of voices’ by Matthew Hemley

Playwright Laura Wade has joined calls for the industry to better support talent from poorer backgrounds. Her comments follow those from performers

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Mark Hollander appointed exec director at Phoenix Dance Theatre by Georgia Snow

Phoenix Dance Theatre has appointed Mark Hollander as its new executive director. Hollander, who is currently executive director of Unlimited Theatre, joins

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Replay: Frank Sinatra meets Antonio Carlos Jobim by Terry Teachout

Frank Sinatra and Antonio Carlos Jobim sing a bossa nova medley on Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music + Ella + Jobim. This program was originally telecast by NBC on November 13, 1967: (This …

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NEWS: Inspector Calls returns to West End for revival’s 25th anniversary by Press Releases

Stephen Daldry’s multi award-winning production of JB Priestley’s An Inspector Calls makes its much-anticipated return to the West End this winter. This will mark the 70th anniversary of…

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Crosswalk the Musical: The Lion King by The Late Late Show With James Corden

James welcomes Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen to his theater company ahead of their performance of The Lion King in the crosswalk of Beverly Boulevard at CBS.

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Almanac: Frank Sinatra on his life by Terry Teachout

“What I do with my life is of my own doing. I live it the best way I can.” Frank Sinatra, interviewed by Walter Cronkite in 1965

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Friday, May 27, 2016 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Mrs Henderson Presents and Globe to Globe nominated for Stage Management Awards by Georgia Snow

Stage management teams from shows including Mrs Henderson Presents, In the Heights and the Globe to Globe Hamlet tour have been nominated

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NEWS: Hampstead premieres plays by Michael Frayn, Tony Kushner & Beth Steel by Press Releases

Hampstead Theatre announces its autumn season 2016 for the Main Stage, which will include new plays by Michael Frayn, Tony Kushner and Beth Steel.

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Theatre News: Cassidy Janson and Charl Brown join Erich Bergen in concert

The concert takes place on 27 June

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Theatre News: New cast announced for Kinky Boots

David Hunter and Elena Skye will join the cast in August

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Theatre News: Felicity Montagu to star in Pride and Prejudice

The Alan Partridge actress will star in the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's upcoming revival

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Video: Meet Aladdin's Genie

The musical, starring Trevor Dion Nicholas, opens for previews this week

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Theatre News: Tony Kushner UK premiere in Hampstead Theatre's new season

The north London theatre has announced a world premiere, revival and UK premiere

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BWW Exclusive: Dame Judi Dench Discusses Shakespeare, Her Passion, CATS, Potential Broadway Return by Matt Tamanini

Only some are able to ever identify their specific passion, far fewer are able to achieve, and only a select handful are able to make their passion their life's work Judi Dench is one of tho…

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The Threepenny Opera review – grubbily vivacious revival plays up the sexuality by Michael Billington

Olivier, LondonRory Kinnear brings a rasping clarity to Macheath in a production by Rufus Norris that does full justice to Kurt Weill’s plangent, sawn-off melodiesWhat does this famous pie…

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The Threepenny Opera, National Theatre by Alexandra Coghlan

Last seen at the National Theatre over 10 years ago, Brecht and Weill’s The Threepenny Opera is back in a new adaptation by Simon Stephens. But looking at Rufus Norris’s epic-theatre-lit…

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Paramour: EW Stage Review | by Jesse Oxfeld

About 45 minutes into Paramour, the Cirque du Soleil musical that opens at Broadway’s Lyric Theatre tonight, the twin aerialists Andrew and Kevin Atherton are suspended over a stage set of…

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Tony Kushner, Michael Frayn and Beth Steel Announced for Hampstead Theatre Autumn Season by Marianka Swain

TheHampstead Theatre has announcedits Autumn season 2016 for the Main Stage. Leading off in Septemberis the world premiere of BethSteel's compelling new thriller LABYRINTH, directedby Anna L…

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Production news round-up: May 18 to 24 by Georgia Snow

Plays Maxine Peake is to play Blanche DuBois in a new production of A Streetcar Named Desire at the Royal Exchange Theatre

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BWW Interview: Stuart Ward Of THE GO-BETWEEN! by Carrie Dunn

Stuart Ward returns to the UK to play Ted in new musical The Go-Between, alongside Michael Crawford and Gemma Sutton.

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Friday, May 27, 2016 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Friday, May 27, 2016 by James Marino

Listen: #AmericanPsycho to Close, @LeonaLewis Tops the #GrizList, & More “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of …

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BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Miss Saigon gets ready for her close-ups 

Miss Saigon’s West End run may be over. But the show’s appeal lives on, with not one, but two Miss Saigon films in the works — one of them directed by Oscar-winner Danny Boyle.

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Star Power by Hilton Als

While it’s always a treat to see amazing ensembles working together as they tear a play apart, the better to expose its meaning, it’s thrilling in a different way to watch performers who…

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BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Excitement brews for former tea girl Celia Imrie 

Once upon a time, Celia Imrie was a teagirl for Glenda Jackson. And now, 40 years later, she will take on the role of the Oscar-winning star’s daughter, playing Goneril in King Lear.

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Vivid Sydney’s glow takes over the city by Arts Review

Sydney is awash with colour this evening as more than 90 light installations light up the city for the annual Vivid Sydney festival, projecting colourful art on the world-famous Sydney Harbo…

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Review: The Threepenny Opera (Olivier, National Theatre)

Rory Kinnear stars in Simon Stephens' reworking of this dark classic

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Theatre News: Exclusive: Full cast announced for My Fair Lady celebration

Patricia Routledge joins the previously announced cast of the charity gala

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Theatre News: Aladdin extends run into 2017

The new Disney musical starts previews this week

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Hit British Musical Sunny Afternoon Extends Due To Popular Demand, Booking Until 29 October 2016

Due to public demand, the multi-Olivier award-winning hit British musical SUNNY AFTERNOON has announced another extension to its West End run, until 29 October 2016. The extension will take …

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Tom Morris: ‘The most exciting theatre comes from jumping into the unknown’ by Matt Trueman

Tom Morris has as good a claim as anyone to have changed the face of British theatre. Not just as the man

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Bristol Old Vic Theatre School – the drama school striving for excellence with a family ethos by Susan Elkin

Eleanor Jackson is singing a witty, poignant number from Stephen Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park With George and she’s rivetingly good. I’m

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Dear West End Producer: What if an actor doesn’t have teeth or tits? Asking for a friend. #dear by @westendproducer

@westendproducer @TheStage what can be done if an actor doesn’t have teeth or tits? Asking for a friend. #dear — Cath Humphrys

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Friday, May 27, 2016 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Review: Kenny Morgan (Arcola Theatre)

Mike Poulton's new play draws on the real-life events behind Terence Rattigan's The Deep Blue Sea

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Leona Lewis to replace Nicole Scherzinger in Cats musical by Press Association

The X Factor winner will take over the Pussycat Doll’s role as Grizabella in the Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musicalThe X Factor winner Leona Lewis will replace Nicole Sche…

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NEWS: Aladdin extends to Feb 2017 as previews begin tonight by Press Releases

Ahead of the very first performance in the UK, Disney Theatrical Productions has announced that Aladdin has extended its booking period into 2017. Tickets for the spectacular production are …

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Friday, May 27, 2016 at 3am (Broadway Time)

"Once" the musical is a low-key charmer by Joanne Ostrowthe Denver Post

"Once," the musical, is not a big and splashy Broadway hit. Like the low-budget Irish film on which it's based, the play doesn't need mind-blowing theatrics to work its charm.

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Peter Egan: 'John Osborne was like a wounded animal, an exposed nerve' by Peter Egan

I knew the Look Back in Anger sequel Déjà Vu wouldn't work, but I couldn't turn it down. I knew John deserved to be presented again – and that it would be his last playThe very first pla…

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Recognizing the Future by Rino16

Image recognition technology is not new. However, companies are finding new, innovative ways to apply this to their marketing and traffic. With the introduction of Pinterest, the visual sear…

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More Changes Coming To Your Twitter Timeline by Phil Paschke

In a blog post on May 24th, Twitter announced a number of new changes to what will count towards your 140 character limit when tweeting. These changes aren’t live yet, but according to the…

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Friday, May 27, 2016 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Mira Fuchs by Arts Review

Leave your preconceptions with the coat-check and step into an oft-hidden economy of desire and exchange as Melanie Jame Wolf presents Mira Fuchs in an Australian Premiere at Arts House …

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Threepenny Opera review – 'All the more furious from disabled actors' by Matt Trueman

Nottingham PlayhouseThis tubthumping update of The Beggar's Opera seems, at times, unfocused despite its powerful casting"What keeps a man alive?" The cri de coeur at the heart of Bertolt Br…

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Howard Sherman: The forgotten shows that prove we need to protect theatre’s future by Howard Sherman

The act of making theatre is of endless fascination to those who make theatre, which accounts for the litany of backstage plays

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Paul Clayton: Don’t knock the West End until you’ve been to Broadway by Paul Clayton

It’s not unheard of when attending a West End theatre to hear the odd audience moan. “I can’t find the toilet”, “The

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Mark Shenton: The gripes, bugbears and pet peeves of the regular theatregoer by Mark Shenton

As someone who goes to the theatre partly for a living, but mainly for a passion, I am extremely privileged and indeed

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Friday, May 27, 2016 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Max and Olive: The photographic life of Olive Cotton and Max Dupain by Arts Review

The Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne will be the first Victorian gallery to host Max and Olive: The photographic life of Olive Cotton and Max Dupain. The touring exhi…

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Sydney Theatre Company without Artistic Director after Jonathan Church steps down by Erin James

Less than 12 months after assuming the top job at Sydney Theatre Company, Britain’s Jonathan Church has resigned as Artistic Director of NSW’s flagship theatre company. Sydney Th…

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Friday, May 27, 2016 at midnight (Broadway Time)

'3Penny Opera': Theater Review by Stephen Dalton

Rory Kinnear stars in this new adaptation of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's lusty lowlife musical at the National Theatre, the first London revival in over 20 years. read more

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London Premiere of Jesse Eisenberg's THE SPOILS Begins Today by BroadwayWorld

Alfie AllenGame of Thrones, John Wick, Equus,Katie BraybenBeautiful - TheCarole KingMusical, King Charles III, American Psycho andAnnapurna SriramBillions, South of Hell joinJesse EisenbergT…

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Special Reports: How the National Endowment for the Arts Earned Their 2016 Special Tony Award

It's all about the Hamiltons — and whole lot more.

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Video Flash: Flashback Friday: Rosie O'Donnell Predicts a Tony Award for Heather Headley

For The Color Purple's newest Shug Avery, belting her face off is "Easy as Life."

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Bucks County Playhouse's Starry STEEL MAGNOLIAS Starts Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Bucks County Playhouse's star-studded revival of Robert Harling's saucy Southern comedy STEEL MAGNOLIAS,directed by four-time Oscar nominee Marsha Mason, begins performances tonight, May 27 …

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DVR Alert: Leslie Odom Jr. & Martin Short Visit THE TONIGHT SHOW Tonight by TV News Desk

Hamilton star and Tony nominee Leslie Odom Jr and Broadway's Martin Shortsoon to star in NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVEvisit THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON tonight, May 27.

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World Premiere of ANASTASIA Opens Tonight at Hartford Stage by BroadwayWorld

The world premiere musical ANASTASIA, inspired by the real life of Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov and the enduring mystery of her true identity, officially opens tonight, May 27, at Hartfor…

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On the Couch with Barb Jungr by Arts Review

Who is Barb Jungr? A singer, songwriter and theatre practitioner, based in London but working around the world. I like yoga and the sea and dancing and smiling faces and the moon rising th…

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Heather Headley Is A Miracle In The Color Purple. by Corine Cohen

  Heather Headley brings so much razzle dazzle to Shug Avery. She lights up the theater, and the chemistry between her Shug and Celie is off the charts. I was euphoric to make a second …

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How to act: stage stars share their acting tips by Interviews By Laura Barnett

What makes a great stage actor? As a competition to find Britain's best am-dram society gets under way, old hands Roger Allam, Miriam Margolyes and others offer a few words of adviceReading …

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Roundabout Theatre Company: 50 Defining Moments in 50 Years by Matt Smith

This year, Roundabout Theatre Company (RTC) celebrated its 50th anniversary. To mark the occasion, Playbill put together a timeline of the institution’s history. From hosting the stage deb…

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Bright Star Cast Album Arrives in Stores Today by Andrew Gans

Edie Brickell co-wrote the original musical with Steve Martin.

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World Premiere of Anastasia Musical Opens Tonight by Adam Hetrick

The 1997 animated film musical, based on the legend of the Russian royal family, is reborn in a Broadway-bound stage adaptation.

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A Persistent Memory Debuts Tonight Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Jackob G. Hofmann’s new play about memory and chance encounters plays Theatre Row.

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Disney's Alice Through the Looking Glass Arrives in Cinemas Today by Andrew Gans

The Disney film features a screenplay by Beauty and the Beast's Linda Woolverton.

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