Friday, October 20, 2017 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

BC/EFA's GYPSY OF THE YEAR to Return This December by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's brightest will celebrate six weeks of dedicated fundraising in a spectacular showcase of songs and skits when the 29th Annual Gypsy of the Year competition returns at 430 pm Monda…

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Theatre News: Cast announced for Theatre Royal Stratford East's Rapunzel

The pantomime will be directed by the venue's associate director Pooja Ghai

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Previously Announced Broadway Revival of Singin’ in the Rain Shelved by Adam Hetrick

Harvey Weinstein had optioned the Théâtre du Châtelet production, which was to star Derek Hough.

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Crazy For You

Tue, November 7 thru Sun, December 31 @ Signature Theatre, presented by Signature Theatre -- Beloved songs meet sensational dance in the ultimate feel-good Tony Award®-winning musical co…

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Ladies Night: Some Excellent Fortune

Fri, November 3 @ Folger Shakespeare Library, presented by Folger Theatre

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The Last Night of Ballyhoo

Wed, November 29 thru Sun, December 31 @ Theater J, presented by Theater J

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Veterans Day at the Library: An American Soldier’s Journey Home: The Diary of Irving Greenwald

Sat, November 11 @ Library of Congress, presented by Library of Congress -- This powerful one-man show follows the journey of soldier Irving Greenwald in World War I from training to the tre…

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Veterans Day at the Library; The American Soldier

Sat, November 11 @ Library of Congress, presented by Library of Congress -- A one-man dramatic production that reveals the struggles American soldiers face at war and explores the bravery an…

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BWW's Richard Ridge to Chat with Chita Rivera at CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Gala Screening by BroadwayWorld

On Sunday, November 19th, the United Palace of Cultural Arts will host their annual fundraising movie gala, celebrating the theater's abundant history and recent reawakening with a special s…

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Lillias White to Lead TEXAS IN PARIS at the Eisemann Center by BroadwayWorld

Eisemann Center Presents continues the Theatre Series with the production Texas in Paris, a musical by Dallas' own Alan Govenar, based on true events, starring Tony Award winner Lillias Whit…

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Broadway-Bound CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Aaron Tveit, Lora Lee Gayer & More Among 2017 Berkshire Theatre Award Nominees by BroadwayWorld

The Berkshire Theatre Critics Association has announced the nominees for the Second Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards, known colloquially as The Berkies.

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BWW Looks Back at SHE LOVES ME Revival in Honor of Tonight's PBS Debut! by Emily Bruno

We cannot wait to watch the 2016 Revival of SHE LOVES ME tonight on PBS at 9pm We have anxiously been awaiting to see our favorite performances, from Ilona's iconic split done perfectly by …

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Friday, October 20, 2017 at noon (Broadway Time)

People, Places & Things Extends Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The acclaimed production from London, now in previews at St. Ann’s Warehouse, adds two more weeks.

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Celebrate National Chocolate Day with the Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY! by BroadwayWorld

What could be more scrumpdiddlyumptious than making chocolate with the cast of the smash hit Broadway musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in an exclusive private class at NYC's Institu…

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Kander & Ebb's The Rink Will Skate Back to London in 2018 by Andy Lefkowitz

The short-lived (but much loved) 1984 musical The Rink will make a London return in 2018. The show, which features a book by Terrence McNally and a Tony-nominated score by John Kander a…

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Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr. & Mark Ruffalo to Lead Our Town Benefit Reading at Atlanta's Fox Theatre by

The John Gore Organization is proud to announce a special benefit reading of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town at Atlanta’s iconic Fox Theatre on November 6. The reading will feature To…

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Culturalist Challenge! Rank the Top 10 Best Broadway Halloween Costumes of 2017 by Lindsey Sullivan

The staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Strength in Numbers? by American Theatre Editors

When 5 Atlanta theatres joined to fundraise, they faced familiar roadblocks and found new avenues.

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Theatre History Pioneer Betty Corwin to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award by Olivia Clement

The League of Professional Theatre Women will honor the founder and former director of the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.

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Diversity in criticism conference – in quotes by The Stage

Earlier this week, campaign group Act for Change and The Stage hosted a conference exploring diversity in criticism, discussing the landscape today,

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National Ballet’s Siphesihle November makes choreographic debut with Majid Jordan show by Martha Schabas

The 19-year-old ballet dancer was recruited to choreograph a performance for the R&B duo at the 3 Days in Toronto festival

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In the Moment: ‘Jazz4Justice’ at Center for the Arts by David Siegel

Hardy, inspiring community engagement is vital for the continuing health of the performing arts. That is a given. With challenging times for arts funding; the changes in the acceptance of th…

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Kenneth MacMillan: A National Celebration review at Royal Opera House, London by Rachel Elderkin

Kenneth MacMillan is known as a master storyteller. But even a plotless one-act ballet like Concerto shows how skilled a choreographer the

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Tony Nominee Michael Cumpsty Will Direct The Importance of Being Earnest by Andrew Gans

Casting has been announced for the Two River Theater production of the Oscar Wilde classic.

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Photo Coverage: Lisa Lampanelli and Friends Celebrate STUFFED! by Jennifer Broski

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli's new play, Stuffed, officially opens Off-Broadway this fall in a new production at the Westside Theatre Downstairs, 407 West 43rd Street, following a limited NYC ru…

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Tony Winner Sophie Okonedo Signs On for Third Installment of HELLBOY Franchise by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's Sophie Okonedo has signed on for the third installment of the HELLBOY movie franchise. Brian Gleeson and Alistair Petrie have also been cast in the project

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Podcast Roundup: Check out the Best of BroadwayWorld's Podcast Coverage for the Week! 'OHenry Report,' 'Broadwaysted,' 'Little Known Facts,' and More! by Matt Tamanini

Here at BroadwayWorld, we love podcasts So, starting today, we are going to be rounding up the best episodes of our favorite theatrical podcasts every week, so you can find them all in one p…

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Sherman Brothers' New Musical LEVI! to Make World Premiere in Los Angeles by BroadwayWorld

The Los Angeles City College LACC Theatre Academy and Kritzerland Entertainment present the world premiere of LEVI, a classic fit new musical based on the life of Levi Strauss, with a book b…

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Don't Miss Your Last Chance to Buy One Ticket & Get Another for $10 to WAITRESS! Just Until 11/2! by Contests - Broadway

BUY ONE AND GET ONE FOR 10 OFFER FOR WAITRESS ON BROADWAY Waitress tells the story of Jenna, an expert, small-town pie maker at Joe's Pie Diner, who dreams of a way out of her loveless marri…

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Theater News: Randy Danson, Rosa Gilmore, and More Set for Importance of Being Earnest at Two River Theater

Oscar Wilde's comedy will be directed by Michael Cumpsty.

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Theater News: Scarlett Johansson and Her Avengers Costars to Lead Our Town Benefit Reading

The one-night-only event will take place in Atlanta.

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Theater News: Chicago's Second City to Perform at Berkeley Rep

The Second City's Dysfunctional Holiday Revue will run throughout December.

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Photo Flash: Revival of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song Opens Off-Broadway

The Second Stage Theater production starring Michael Urie is directed by Moisés Kaufman.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Seth Rudetsky Deconstructs Patti LuPone’s ‘Buenos Aires’ From Evita by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch Rudetsky break down Andrew Lloyd Webber’s genius melodies, Tim Rice’s intricate rhymes schemes, and LuPone’s crazy range.

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Review: ‘Lonely Planet’ Spins But Never Soars by Jil Picariello

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, October 20, 2017 There’s something off about Lonely Planet. This play should sear and burn, should leave you choking for air. And maybe it did, when Stev…

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Lesli Margherita, Margo Seibert & More Will Rock the Vote at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

On November 6, Broadway Celebrates Awareness of Women's Suffrage BCAWS and an all-star cast will commemorate the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in New York State at Fei…

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BD Wong to Helm Ogunquit Playhouse's NYC Reading of MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS Musical by BroadwayWorld

The Ogunquit Playhouse has announced Mr. Holland's Opus - A New Musical as the latest feature in its New Works Program.

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AUDIO: Barbra Streisand Talks Women's Rights & More with Alec Baldwin by BroadwayWorld

In the newest episode of Here's the Thing, a podcast hosted by Alec Baldwin, the actor visits the Malibu home of one of our most beloved stars- Barbra Streisand. Listen below as the duo has …

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Scarlett Johansson Assembles the Avengers for OUR TOWN Benefit Reading with Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, and Mark Ruffalo! by BroadwayWorld

The John Gore Organization has announced a special benefit reading of Thornton Wilder's classic play Our Town at Atlanta's iconic Fox Theatre on Monday, November 6, featuring Tony Award winn…

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HAMILTON's Mandy Gonzalez Releases Debut Album FEARLESS Today by BroadwayWorld

Broadway and TV star Mandy Gonzalez has released Fearless - her remarkable debut solo recording bridging pop and RampB - today, Friday, October 20 from East West Records.

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Michael Cumpsty to Direct THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at Two River Theater by BroadwayWorld

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, continues its 201718 Season with Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, di…

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BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Jason Alexander, Sherie Rene Scott & More in THE PORTUGUESE KID by BroadwayWorld TV

The Portuguese Kid is now in previews ahead of an October 24, 2017 opening night at MTC at New York City Center Stage I 131 West 55th Street. Performances began on September 19. The show r…

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Cast Complete for Bay Street Theater's Death of a Salesman by Andrew Gans

Joe Minutillo directs the limited engagement, which begins in November.

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Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn to Workshop To Wong Foo Musical Adaptation by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn are at work on a musical adaptation of the 1995 film To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar. The stage show, featuring a book…

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Torch Song Returns! See Michael Urie, Harvey Fierstein & More Celebrate Opening Night by Lindsey Sullivan

Torch Song, a reboot of Harvey Fierstein's award-winning 1982 play Torch Song Trilogy, opened on October 19 at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre. Directed by Moises Kaufman, the prod…

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Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr. & Mark Ruffalo to Lead Our Town Benefit Reading by

The John Gore Organization is proud to announce a special benefit reading of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town at Atlanta’s iconic Fox Theatre on November 6. The reading will feature To…

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Review: ‘Norma’ at The Metropolitan Opera and Live in HD by Steve Cohen

The new Metropolitan Opera production of Norma, which opened the company’s season, is the most intimate presentation of Vincenzo Bellini’s classic that I’ve ever seen. Norma is an impr…

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La Traviata review at Theatre Royal, Glasgow – ‘a lavish revival’ by Thom Dibdin

Staged on Tanya McCallin’s lavish funereal set, David McVicar’s production of La Traviata, revived by Marie Lambert, gets straight to the tragedy of the courtesan

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Baying for stage blood: meet theatre’s gore merchants by Gavin James Bower

From Shakespearean tragedies to slasher horrors, realistic stage blood is a must for shows that aim to shock, disgust and thrill. Industry

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Scarlett Johansson and Avengers Co-Stars Will Star in Our Town Benefit Reading for Puerto Rico Relief by Ryan McPhee

The Atlanta reading, directed by Kenny Leon, will also feature Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, and Mark Ruffalo.

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Scarlett Johansson & ‘Avengers’ Mates Slate Puerto Rico Benefit by Jeremy Gerard

Scarlett Johansson and cast mates from the Avengers franchise will perform a benefit reading of Thornton Wilder's Our Town on November 6 at Atlanta's Fox Theatre. So far, Robert Downey Jr., …

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Theatre company criticised over ‘insulting’ Cockney-themed immersive experience by Giverny Masso

A London theatre company has come under fire for mocking working-class culture with a £55-a-head Cockney-themed immersive Christmas supper club. Zebedee Theatre’s

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Sophie Okonedo Joins Upcoming Hellboy Movie by Olivia Clement

The Tony winner and Oscar nominee is tapped to star in the third installment of the film franchise.

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Kristin Chenoweth Will Sing With Andrea Bocelli on Selected Tour Dates by Robert Viagas

The two will appear at NYC’s Madison Square Garden in December.

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Broadway Review: "Time and the Conways" at the American Airlines Theatre by David Roberts

“Time and the Conways” is a sensitive and courageous exploration of how time (the fourth dimension) teases the fifth dimension and the possibility of alternate universes where, as Alan (…

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Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10am (Broadway Time)

NBC Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Almost Like Praying', 10/24 by BroadwayWorld

In support of continued Puerto Rico relief and recovery operations, NBC New York WNBC will air a special, behind-the-scenes look at the making of Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit single Almost Lik…

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Photo Coverage: Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED Celebrates Opening Night! by Jennifer Broski

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli's new play, Stuffed, officially opens Off-Broadway this fall in a new production at the Westside Theatre Downstairs, 407 West 43rd Street, following a limited NYC ru…

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Meera Syal Will Be Annie’s New Miss Hannigan in London Production by Ruthie Fierberg

The actor joins the company in November.

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Review: This ‘Torch Song’ Still Blazes by Jil Picariello

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, October 20, 2017 A confession: I never saw the original Torch Song Trilogy, or the three separate plays that came before it. So I have nothing to compare i…

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NBC 4 New York Will Air Special on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ’Almost Like Praying’ by Adam Hetrick

Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan, Rita Moreno, Anthony Ramos, and more are featured on the single that is raising funds for Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

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Broadway Women Will Sing for Your Vote Election Eve by Robert Viagas

The benefit concert marks the centenary of women’s suffrage in New York State.

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Mark Shenton’s top 6 long-running West End shows by Mark Shenton

The news this week that Stomp is finally to stop banging its drum (and other random objects) after a 15-year West End

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Read Reviews for Off-Broadway Revival of Torch Song by Olivia Clement

Harvey Fierstein’s Tony Award-winning play returns to the New York stage starring Michael Urie.

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She Loves Me Airs on PBS October 20 by Ruthie Fierberg

The performance, originally filmed for the streaming service BroadwayHD, airs as part of the Great Performances series.

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London Revival of The Rink Sets Dates at Southwark Playhouse by Andrew Gans

Adam Lenson will direct the John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Terrence McNally musical.

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BWW Review: THE LADY FROM THE SEA, Donmar Warehouse by Emma Watkins

Ibsen's The Lady from the Sea surfaces onto the Donmar stage, directed by soon-to-be Young Vic Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah and with a magnetic central performance from Nikki Amuka-Bir…

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Cast Announced For The Playground Theatre's Opening Production PICASSO by BroadwayWorld

The cast has been announced for Picasso, the opening production at The Playground Theatre in West London's Ladbroke Grove.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Inside Opening Night For Torch Song Starring Michael Urie by Hannah Vine

Harvey Fierstein’s Tony Award-winning play returns to the New York stage after 35 years.

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Theatre Time Review: "Lonely Planet" by Joseph Cervelli

Left this reviewer feeling cold and ambivalent. Review should appear in North Jersey Media newspapers next week and on

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New adaptation can feel uncertain, but this is still 'Dracula' for Halloween by Chris Jones

No “Dracula,” no “True Blood.” But Bram Stoker’s uber-vampire yarn still is centered on a creepy, fanged stalker who likes nothing more than to recruit an exposed female neck. How …

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How Jason Robert Brown Keeps His SubCulture Residency Fresh 30 Concerts In and Counting by Ruthie Fierberg

Why audiences return month after month to each residency concert just to hear the Tony-winning composer in his artistic home.

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The Prom Will Suit Up & Sing Out on Broadway in 2018 by Andy Lefkowitz

Who's going to be your date? That's what theatergoers will be asking when the highly anticipated musical comedy The Prom debuts on Broadway! The new show from the creators …

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VIDEO: Elphabas Unite at the GREEN ELIXIR MIXER- Watch Highlights! by Stage Tube

On Monday October 16, 16 Wicked women gathered in song in The Green Room 42. The Green Elixir Mixer was a one night only concert featuring some of the most iconic actresses to have ever play…

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BWW Interview: CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND Star Vincent Rodriguez III Talks Hit Comedy & More by Caryn Robbins

Actor, singer and dancer Vincent Rodriguez III is best known for his role of Josh Chan in The CW comedy-drama series CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND. Today, the actor chats with BWW about tonight's epis…

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Bodies on the Edge: Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya’s Becoming Pentalogy by (jdstokely)

By Ivan Talijancic, Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya. Multidisciplinary artist and cultural producer Ivan Talijancic interviews New York based duo Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya about LEIMAY…

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Classical CD Review: Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia plays Saint-Saëns by Jonathan Blumhofer

This is one of the year’s standout orchestral albums and it’s a special treat to catch the ensemble live on these shores so soon after its release.

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Rhod Gilbert: ‘The funniest heckle I’ve ever had? “Will you be long”’ by Harriet Gibsone

The Apprentice: You’re Fired host and comic on the things that make him laugh the mostMy answer changes every five minutes. Eddie Izzard on his Definite Article tour. Richard Pryor. Paul F…

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Trois Grandes Fugues review at Sadler’s Wells, London – ‘illuminating’ by Neil Norman

Take three female choreographers and set them the challenge of interpreting the same piece of music in their own fashion. Beethoven’s Die

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Review: ‘A Night with Janis Joplin’ at McCarter Theatre Center by Tim Dunleavy

Janis Joplin was a true original. But as the musical/tribute concert A Night with Janis Joplin proves, she didn’t just come out of nowhere. Joplin became a top star during the psychedelic…

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Jon Jon Johnson reveals his secrets to performing Tarot III by Jon Jon Johnson

Jon Jon Johnson is getting ready for the closing performance of Tarot Reading III on October 22, created by The Tarot Reading and based on the ancient Tarot cards. It’s a unique exper…

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Photos: The week in pictures: 14 - 20 October

Stephen Fry, Kristin Chenoweth and a cheeky look at the Hamilton rehearsal room all make our top pics of the week

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Theatre News: Dusty UK tour dates announced

Venues and dates revealed for new musical about Dusty Springfield, starring Katherine Kingsley

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The Improvised Shakespeare Company at Largo at the Coronet, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

One of the most critically acclaimed theatrical Improv troupe, the Improvised Shakespeare Company will be performing at Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles.The Improvised Shakespeare Company…

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Cristiana Pegoraro at Carnegie Hall, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Italian-born pianist Cristiana Pegoraro, a gold medal winner at the 2016 Global Music Awards, will be performing at the Carnegie Hall in New York.A piano prodigy, Cristiana has been acclaime…

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Marian Nixon: Star of the 20s and 30s by Trav S.D.

Screen actress Marian Nixon (Marian Nissinen, 1904-1983) was born on this day. Nixon began as a teenage vaudeville dancer, before landing her first walk-on in The Shriek of Araby (1923) with…

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‘The Prom’ Gets a Date for Broadway by Michael Paulson

The musical, about publicity-seeking performers who challenge small-town small-mindedness, will arrive in the 2018-19 season.

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The Threepenny Opera review at Octagon Theatre, Bolton – ‘standout performances’ by Chris Bartlett

Although its themes of corruption in high places and moral turpitude are perennially relevant, Brecht and Weill’s densely packed hybrid of opera

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‘Lonely Planet’ Revival Sparks Stars’ Recollections of Life During AIDS Crisis by Harry Haun

Actors Arnie Burton and Matt McGrath recall New York of the 1980s during the AIDS crisis, which they return to nightly in the Broadway revival of 'Lonely Planet'.

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Theater News: Casey Nicholaw to Direct and Choreograph The Prom on Broadway

The new musical is created by Bob Martin, Chad Beguelin, and Matthew Sklar.

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Get your skates on: @AdamLenson directs Kander & Ebb's @TheRinkMusical at @swkplay

We can't wait to see how Southwark Playhouse is transformed for the first major London revival of Kander & Ebb's THE RINK. Adam Lenson will direct the new production next May, twenty years a…

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Friday, October 20, 2017 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Theatrical Rights Worldwide Launches 'The British Musicals Collection' by BroadwayWorld

Theatrical Rights Worldwide have launched a brand-new extension to their current catalogue. The British Musicals Collection BMC will offer the opportunity for British musicals to join TRW's …

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Morrissey at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York by Blouin Artinfo

As part of his tour to support his new studio album titled “Low in High School,” Morrissey will be performing at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York.Steven Patrick Morrissey…

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‘Office Hour’ at The Public Theater, New York by Blouin Artinfo

A tense, enlightening new drama by playwright Julia Cho “Office Hour” is being performing at The Public Theater in New York.In Cho’s new play, we follow the story of a teacher, Gina, a…

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"LCD Soundsystem" at Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

Celebrating their reunion as well as the first studio album in seven years, LCD Soundsystem will be performing at Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.The American rock band LCD Soundsystem wa…

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Netflix's "One of Us" takes up the Jewish question by Blouin Artinfo

“One of Us” directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady that was released on Netflix addresses the problems of the orthodox Jewish community living in New York.The story concentrates on the…

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UK Tour Dates Announced For Dusty Springfield Musical DUSTY! by BroadwayWorld

DUSTY, the landmark new musical based on the authorised biography of Dusty Springfield, will have its world premiere at Theatre Royal Bath in June 2018 before dates at The Lyceum in Sheffiel…

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Review: Squeamish at by Simon Saltzman

Alison Fraser in solo show that delves into dark behavior

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Review: Torch Song at by Elyse Sommer

After almost half a century Harvey Fierstein's story about drag queen Arnold Beckoff's quest for a satisfying love and family life is dated, an artifact of gay history on stag…

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VIDEO: Andrew Rannells Challenges Will to a 'Kiss Off' on WILL & GRACE by BroadwayWorld

Last night's episode of NBC's WILL amp GRACE titled 'Grandpa Jack' featured Broadway's Jane Lynch ANNIE, and Tony nominee Andrew Rannells FALSETTOS, HAMILTON, BOOK OF MORMON. Watch a clip be…

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Breaking: Get Your Date Now! THE PROM Will Dance to Broadway in 2018 by BroadwayWorld

Producers and co-Presidents of the Prom Committee Dori Berinstein and Bill Damaschke announced today that the hilarious new Broadway musical comedy THE PROM will officially open on Broadway …

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Season 8 Premiere of ‘The Walking Dead’ marks series’ 100th Episode by Blouin Artinfo

AMC’s “The Walking Dead” returns with a brand new season that will mark the series’ 100th episode.“The Walking Dead” is based on the long-running comic book by Robert Kirkman, wh…

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‘The Snowman’ at Electric Cinema, London by Blouin Artinfo

‘The Snowman’ will be screened at Electric Cinema (both Portobello and Shoreditch), London. The film is predominantly a crime thriller directed by Tomas Alfredson. It is a Universal Pict…

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BWW's On This Day - October 20, 2017

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

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Today on Broadway: Friday, October 20, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: BroadwayHD Announces Big Changes, Another Star Joins “Angels in America,” and this Week’s “Off the Stage” Schedule! “Today on Broadway” is a…

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Musical Comedy The Prom Will Open on Broadway in 2018 by Ryan McPhee

The New York bow of the Casey Nicholaw-helmed musical will follow a 2016 world premiere in Atlanta.

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Book News: A New Novel From the Late Sam Shepard to Be Published in December by Alexandra Alter

Knopf will publish “Spy of the First Person,” which the actor and playwright wrote in the final months of his life.

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Your Week in Culture: Kendrick Lamar, Leonard Bernstein and Crime Scene Dioramas

Also the week of Oct. 22: Wooster Group channels voices from prison, Benjamin Millepied dances about architecture, and the Bernstein centennial celebration starts early.

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Lyon Opera Ballet: Trois Grandes Fugues review – breathtaking battles with Beethoven by Judith Mackrell

Sadler’s Wells, LondonIn a magisterial triple bill, Lucinda Childs, Maguy Marin and Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker let us hear, see and feel the composer’s classic in exhilarating ways‘A c…

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Photo Coverage: Inside TORCH SONG Opening Night After Party by Walter McBride

Directed by Mois s Kaufman, Torch Song officially opened last night, October 19, at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater 305 West 43rd Street. BroadwayWorld was there on opening night and bring…

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Decline and Fall: ‘The Treasurer by Matthew Wexler

Playwright Max Posner chronicles the strained ties between a son and his aging mother, and the hell of a guilty conscience.

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Video: 'We should drop acid, not bombs': Elaine Paige and the original cast of Hair celebrate the show's 50th anniversary

The show opened in New York in 1967 before coming to the West End in 1968

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Medea review at Wexford Opera House – ‘beset by problems’ by George Hall

The Wexford Festival made no secret of the fact that owing to the severe effects of hurricane Ophelia, the company lost the

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Feature: Widening the Lens of Whose Looking Glass? by Charlotte Maxwell

It is no secret that theatre has a diversity problem and, that is a stew that only thickens when we look at the state of theatre criticism. At the end of 2016, it was reported that there wer…

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Playoff tickets at 'face value'? The Cubs have learned from 'Hamilton' by Chris Jones

“The thrill is gone?” read the headline on a Tribune story about playoff tickets at Wrigley Field going for “under face value.” True. Thanks to the Chicago Cubs’ poor performance i…

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Friday, October 20, 2017 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Chaim Soutine’s portraits make an exceptional show

An exhibition of works by the Russian-French painter reveals a triumph of imagination and empathy

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‘I’m as mad as hell’: Lee Hall on bringing Network to the National Theatre

The playwright talks about working with Ivo van Hove and Bryan Cranston and explains why the 1976 movie resonates more than ever

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Mel Giedroyc to star in Much Ado About Nothing by Roda Musa

Rose Theatre Kingston in London has announced that Mel Giedroyc is to star in its production of Much Ado About Nothing, which

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Polka Theatre Announce Full Casting For Sarah Argent's MY BROTHER, MY SISTER AND ME by BroadwayWorld

Polka Theatre today announced full casting for their production of My Brother, My Sister and Me written and directed by Sarah Argent. Argent directs Leona Allen Sister and Craig Gazey Brothe…

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Sunday Routine: How Patrick Willingham, of the Public Theater, Spends His Sundays by Tammy La Gorce

The executive director of the theater, which is celebrating its 50th season on Lafayette Street, lives nearby. He irons, goes to church and has one — just one — Bloody Mary.

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‘I’ve got to get back to what I love doing’: Matt Johnson on his long-awaited comeback

The The’s vocalist talks about fame, family and the impetus for his return after 17 years

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Welsh National Opera Return To Birmingham Hippodrome With Three Epic Works Marking Centenary Of Russian Revolution by BroadwayWorld

This autumn, Welsh National Opera return to Birmingham Hippodrome with a major presentation of three epic Russian-themed works which marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution.

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BWW Morning Brief October 20th, 2017: SHE LOVES ME on PBS, A COMEDY OF TENORS, and More! by Danielle Ashley

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Today's big news SHE LOVES ME on PBS, A COMEDY OF TENORS, and more

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NEWS: Mel Giedroyc stars in Much Ado About Nothing for Rose Kingston’s ten-year anniversary by Press Releases

Rose Theatre Kingston announces the centrepiece of their ten-year anniversary: Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, starring Mel Giedroyc as Beatrice and directed by Simon Dormandy in a …

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Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for TORCH SONG at Second Stage by Walter McBride

Directed by Mois s Kaufman, Torch Song officially opened last night, October 19, at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater 305 West 43rd Street. BroadwayWorld was there on the red carpet and brin…

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Antony Gormley looks back at a life in sculpture

The sculptor talks about a new book that spans his career

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The Songwriter/Performer/Band Leader You Need to Know All About Right This Minute: Shaina Taub by David Finkle

Shaina Taub. Shaina Taub. Shaina Taub. Mark the name. When radaring in on any new excitement gathering, there’s such a thing

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Fishskin Trousers review at Park Theatre, London – ‘rhapsodic’ by Ka Bradley

Three figures face the audience from a circle of pebbles, shells, dried seaweed and other sea debris. Mab (Jessica Carroll), clad in

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Review: Lucy Light, Theatre N16 by Roberta Wiafe

In a bedroom straight out of every noughties girl’s fantasy, best friends Jess (Georgia May Hughes) and Lucy (Bebe Sanders) dance to Atomic Kitten’s ‘The Tide is High’ to a backdrop …

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NEWS: 20 years after its West End, Kander & Ebb musical The Rink gets major revival at Southwark Playhouse by Press Releases

Twenty years after it was first seen in the West End, Kander and Ebb's Tony and Olivier Award-winning Broadway musical THE RINK will get its first major London revival in the new year at Sou…

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Great Comet’s Grace McLean Joins Jason Robert Brown at SubCulture October 22 by Robert Viagas

The actor joins the Tony-winning composer-lyricist for his ongoing artistic residency at the Greenwich Village cabaret.

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TRYST – Tabard Theatre ★★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Through both characters’ alternating monologues, the audience is given an insight into the harsh reality of George’s calculating, pathological agenda, juxtaposed against Adelaide’s inn…

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Friday, October 20, 2017 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Meera Syal to star in Annie by Roda Musa

Meera Syal is to join the cast of Annie for the duration of its run at London’s Piccadilly Theatre. She will take

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Theatre News: Mel Giedroyc to star in Much Ado About Nothing at the Rose Theatre

The Bake Off presenter returns to the stage in Shakespeare's great comedy

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TORCH SONG - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Howard Miller

Zingy jokes, bits of shtick, and sight gags fly fast and furious during Torch Song, a trimmed-down revival of Harvey Fierstein's 1983 Tony Award-winning Torch Song Trilogy, which opened toni…

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NEWS: Meera Syal follows Craig Revel Horwood as Miss Hannigan to finish Annie’s West End run by Press Releases

Meera Syal will join the West End company of Annie to play the role of Miss Hannigan from 27 November 2017 for the duration of the run which concludes at London's Piccadilly Theatre, as prev…

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WATCH: Meera Syal takes over from Craig Revel Horwood in ANNIE - meet her Miss Hannigan

Just in time for Christmas: Meera Syal returns to the West End musical stage (who saw her in Bombay Dreams in 2004?) to follow in the footsteps of Craig Revel Horwood and Miranda Hart in ANN…

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Meera Syal Joins West End Cast of ANNIE As 'Miss Hannigan' by BroadwayWorld

Today 20 October 2017 Michael Harrison and David Ian, producers of the West End production of Annie are announced that from 27 November 2017, Meera Syal will join the Company to play the rol…

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Mel Giedroyc to Star In MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Rose Theatre Kingston in 2018 by BroadwayWorld

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the centre piece of their ten year anniversary will be Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, a Rose co-production with Granville amp Parham Productions …

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Get 'Hooked' On Pirate Fun For All The Family This Half Term At The Wyvern Theatre by BroadwayWorld

The Wyvern Theatre will be hosting a free morning of pirate-themed activities to end half term week on Friday 27th October from 10.30am till 12.30pm.

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Jack Maple Productions to Stage 1st London Revival In 20 Years Of Kander & Ebb's THE RINK by BroadwayWorld

Jack Maple Productions will stage the first London revival in 20 years of THE RINK by the Tony and Olivier Award-winning John Kander music and Fred Ebb lyrics, the creators of musicals such …

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKT BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! by Bww Special

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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Friday, October 20, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Interviews: Kelle Bryan: ' It's amazing that Wings is my first job since I suffered a stroke'

The Eternal singer and actress Kelle Bryan is part of the cast of Wings, all of whom have experience of stroke

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Theatre News: Meera Syal to play Miss Hannigan in Annie

The actor and comedian will take over the role from Craig Revel Horwood

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Theatre News: Kander and Ebb's The Rink to open at Southwark Playhouse

Adam Lenson directs the first revival in 20 years of the Tony Award-winning musical

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Q&A with singer, songwriter and model Carla Bruni

‘Politics? It’s selfish but I couldn’t care less now my husband’s not involved’

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WATCH: Beverley Knight, Cassidy Janson & Amber Riley launch "Leading Ladies" supergroup

They're the leading ladies of the West End and now they're a supergroup! Beverley Knight, Amber Riley and Cassidy Janson have teamed up and will be releasing their first album this November.…

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Friday, October 20, 2017 at 4am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Ian Cleworth by Arts Review

Who is Ian Cleworth? Married, father of two boys… young men, actually, as I’m a grandfather-to-be sometime in the next 2 or 3 weeks! Plus, musician, composer, teacher, and Artistic Direc…

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I Am My Own Wife by Arts Review

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play, Black Swan State Theatre Company presents the WA premiere of Doug Wright’s I Am My Own Wife, currently playing at t…

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Guest Blog: Amy Cooke-Hodgson On Austentatious In The West End by BroadwayWorld

I don't think any of us could have ever dreamed of our little improv show growing to such a size that it warranted a night in a West End theatre. In the early days, we were overjoyed to see …

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Friday, October 20, 2017 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Bruce Springsteen Broadway Show Born to Run Through June and Tony Awards at $2 Mil Per Week by Roger Friedman

Bruce Springsteen’s Broadway show is born to run– til June, if it must. That’s the best way for Bruce to ensure active Categories: Featured Theater(Read more...)

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Put yourself inside “The Wild Party” with immersive Roaring Twenties musical at Stanley Marketplace by Joanne Ostrow, The Know

The event is a sensory explosion, complete with vintage Victrolas, stunning costumes and a seven-piece orchestra tucked away in a corner.

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LABOUR OF LOVE Noel Coward Theatre WC1 by Libby Purves and Friends

A LESSON IN POLITICS, HUMANITY AND LOVE     The joyful thing about James Graham is that for all the playwright’s youth, diamond wit and forensic insight, there is a deep humankin…

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Friday, October 20, 2017 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Gateway Arch museum, visitors center to open in time for Fair St. Louis by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Construction preview shows new entrance, several levels of interactive exhibits

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Best Bets: Art Up Late, 'WWE Live,' 'Marvel Universe Live,' Needtobreathe by Go! Magazine Staff

Our staff picks the best things to do this week — with a look ahead.

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Additional Cast announced for The Rocky Horror Show by Arts Review

Give yourself over to absolute pleasure, and do the Time Warp again, as the producers of the world’s favourite rock and roll musical, Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show announc…

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Alex Brightman Stars in THE UNPREDICTABLE TIMES Reading Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award Nominee Alex Brightman Dewey in School of Rock and Hillary Porter A Bronx Tale will star in an upcoming reading of Kevin Ray Johnson's The Unpredictable Times.

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Kathleen Turner Brings FINDING MY VOICE to Feinstein's at the Nikko This Weekend by BroadwayWorld

Stage and screen icon Kathleen Turner will bring her one-woman show, Finding My Voice, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - tonight, October 20 8 p.m. and tomorrow, Octobe…

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A COMEDY OF TENORS, Featuring Jennifer Cody, Opens Tonight at Pioneer Theatre Company by BroadwayWorld

Pioneer Theatre Company presents A Comedy of Tenors by Ken Ludwig, opening tonight October 20, 2017. The hilarious sequel to the Tony Award-winning 1989 comedy Lend Me a Tenor is directed by…

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SHE LOVES ME Kicks Off 'Broadway's Best' Lineup Tonight on PBS by BroadwayWorld

The critically-acclaimed Roundabout Theatre Company production of She Loves Me comes to THIRTEEN's Great Performances, tonight, October 20 at 9 p.m. check local listings as the opening prese…

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Angelina Fiordellisi Leads Reading of New Musical About Maria Montessori Today by BroadwayWorld

La Dottoressa, a new musical about the feminist, scientist, educator, mother and advocate for world peace, Maria Montessori, presents a reading at Lincoln Center today, October 20 at 3pm.

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BWW Review: Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl Sing Out Triumphantly in Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG by Michael Dale

'We opened for an eight-week limited engagement and could not give a ticket away for three weeks.' That's how Harvey Fierstein described the giant leap of faith that, in 1981, brought a t…

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Starry New New Staging of RAGTIME Opens Tonight at The 5th Avenue Theatre by BroadwayWorld

The 5th Avenue Theatre is creating a rich and evocative new production of Ragtime, a tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century that is a timely story about the i…

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Graphic Novel Rock Album MONSTERSONGS Out Today by BroadwayWorld

The Cutting Room has announced a live concert performance of Monstersongs on Monday, October 30 to celebrate Broadway Records' release of the original graphic novel rock album.

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Howard Sherman: The case of The Prince of Egypt shows how raised voices can change the arts by Howard Sherman

Mentioned in passing at the end of this column last week was the opening of The Prince of Egypt, a new stage

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Friday, October 20, 2017 at 1am (Broadway Time)

THE SLAVES OF SOLITUDE Begins Tonight at the Hampstead Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Nicholas Wright's The Slaves of Solitude, directed by Jonathan Kent. Adapted from Patrick Hamilton's much-loved story, this new play weaves a…

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DON'T BE A DRAG, JUST BE A QUEEN by Brian Scott Lipton

Michael Urie carves his name into the theatrical firmament with this performance.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Arthur Streeton: Blue and Gold by Arts Review

Celebrating Arthur Streeton’s contribution to the formation of an Australian identity, a new exhibition at the heritage South Australian property, Carrick Hill, Arthur Streeton: Blue and…

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

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

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Go Inside the Opening Night of Lisa Lampanelli’s Stuffed by Marc J. Franklin

The production opened Off-Broadway October 19 at the Westside Theatre.

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Off the Meter, On the Record  by Darryl Reilly

Set designer Charlie Corcoran ingeniously has the small stage’s walls adorned with sections of a yellow cab.  Off to the side is a piece containing the steering wheel from where McDonagh …

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Review: Punk (The New Colony) by Catey Sullivan

Between the distracting set design, the plot holes and the ultimately ineffective performances by the rest of the cast, The New Colony's world-premiere Punk is a weak endeavor. (review by Ca…

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5 Playwrights Who Have Conquered Off-Broadway and London—But Not Broadway (Yet) by Logan Culwell-Block

Though they have not yet hit Broadway, these internationally-recognized theatre artists are people you need to know.

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