Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

BWW Recap: P is for Pigeon, Pancake, and Pregnancy on YOUNGER by Matt Smith

As you can tell from the title of the recap, P is for a lot of things on this week's installment. In addition to finally canning Bryce and making progress with the CharlesLiza ship, the epis…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Meet the Cast of ‘Postmortem’ at Montgomery Playhouse: Part 2: Dell Pendergrast by Joel Markowitz

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of The Montgomery Playhouse’s Postmortem, meet Dell Pendergrast. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may ha…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Howard Davies, British Theater Director, Dies at 71 by Anita Gates

Mr. Davies directed renowned productions for the National Theater, the Old Vic and other British theaters, as well as nine productions on Broadway.

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Review: Teenagers Grapple With Their Demons in ‘Wilderness’ by Charles Isherwood

Dig beneath the usual stories of broken marriages and adolescent angst, and we discover wells of darkness that seem to have no bottom.

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Paul Vogel’s Indecent Will Make the Jump to Broadway by Robert Viagas

It tells the story of an ahead-of-its-time lesbian play produced in the 1920s.

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"Stuffed" Isn't Totally Filling by Broadway & Me

Stuffed, the new comedy by Lisa Lampanelli, is a perfect fit for the Women's Project Theater, now known as the WP Theater. It's written by a woman and deals with a subject that just about ev…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: GLENN ROSENBLUM a Smash Cabaret Hit at Rockwell by Don Grigware

Glenn Rosenblum is the Musical Man at the Rockwell Table and Stage Review

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Call centre staffed by 'resting' actors to open its doors in Manchester by Josh Halliday North Of England Correspondent

Billing itself as the only firm that wants its staff to quit to pursue their dreams, RSVP has 600 wannabe performers on its booksOlivia Coleman cleaned houses, George Clooney was an insuranc…

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BWW Review: Annaleigh Ashford and Jake Gyllenhaal Star In City Center's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE by Michael Dale

In Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's 1985 Pulitzer Prize winning musical SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, the 'art of making art' can be less about applying paint to a canvas as it is about…

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Chris Isaacson Presents has announced the West Coast debut of Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp Acoustically Speaking Celebrating 20 Years of Friendship for two shows only on Tuesday, October 25…

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Review Roundup: FREAKY FRIDAY the Musical Opens at Signature Theatre- Updating Live! by Review Roundups

Signature Theatrepresents the world premiere production of Disney's Freaky Friday. Developed byDisney Theatrical Productionsexpressly for licensing to theatres, Freaky Friday features a book…

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AMADEUS Olivier, SE1 by Libby Purves

ONE OF THE GREAT NIGHTS   The old man’s eye is unforgiving, his squat wrecked strength of will cows the vast room as he invokes us – “ghosts of the future” – t…

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Theatre Lives: Watch the exclusive video with Michael Grandage by The Stage

In the third of our exclusive Theatre Lives series, Michael Grandage talks with Digital Theatre’s Fiona Lindsay about his career and working in theatre. Michael

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In The Stage newspaper this week: October 27 by The Stage

The Stage newspaper comes out once a week and is brimming with industry news, advice, analysis and reviews from all over the

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Sunday in the Park With George by Wendy Caster

I wasn't even planning to see this brief production of Sunday in the Park With George, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and benefiting City Center. It's not my favorite Sondheim show, and my life ha…

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Baseball, Bar Mitzvahs & Borle! Watch Love Tell a Million Stories in Falsettos by

Show clips of the Broadway revival of Falsettos, starring Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells and Stephanie J. Block.

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Rachel Eskenazi-Gold, currently the Christine alternate in The Phantom of the Opera, stops by HQ to chat with Beth Stevens.

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It's Official! Paula Vogel’s Indecent to Bow on Broadway in Spring 2017 by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The rumors were true and Pulitzer winner Paula Vogel’s Indecent will land on Broadway this season. The production is set to begin previews in early April 2017 prior to opening on April…

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Broadway Theater Review: Oh, Hello by Lauren Yarger

Oh, Hello on BroadwayBy Nick Kroll and John MulaneyDirected by Alex TimbersBy Lauren YargerWhat's It All About?Not really sure. Kroll and Mulaney portray 70-year-old New Yorkers Gil Faizon a…

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After the Fall, 2016: The U.S. on November 9, and the L.A. Theater on December 15: An Attempt at an Inspiring Message by Steven Leigh Morris

by STEVEN LEIGH MORRIS so easy to draw comparisons between our 21st century incarnation of the L.A. theater Equity Waiver Wars and this dumpster fire of a national election that I’ll t…

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BWW TV: Is This Your Card? Watch Highlights from THE MAGIC PLAY at the Goodman by BroadwayWorld TV

World-class magic meets a human story of love and loss in the world premiere of The Magic Play by Andrew Hinderaker at Goodman Theatre, October 21 - November 20. Critically acclaimed magicia…

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Photo Flash: Brett Schneider Brings Illusion to the Stage in THE MAGIC PLAY at the Goodman by BroadwayWorld

World-class magic meets a human story of love and loss in the world premiere of The Magic Play by Andrew Hinderaker at Goodman Theatre, October 21 - November 20. Critically acclaimed magicia…

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Official: Paula Vogel's INDECENT Will Open on Broadway This Spring by BroadwayWorld

INDECENT - Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's newest work, one of the most acclaimed plays of 2016 when it debuted in New York Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre - will premie…

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BWW Review: Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Makes Strong Premiere at Signature Theatre by Jennifer Perry

The world premiere stage adaptation features some of Broadway and television's best creative talent, two extremely strong leads, and an infectiously energetic ensemble cast.

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Were Chabad Lulavs and Golems the Key to Cubs’ World Series Breakthrough?

After 70 seasons, the Chicago Cubs’ World Series appearance seems almost too improbable to believe; especially given the team’s long tradition of dramatic late-season collapses. But now …

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Chekhov’s Sisters Waiting To Exhale In Beckett’s New Jersey by Bill Hirschman

Deborah Zoe Laufer’s world premiere The Three Sisters of Weekhawken is, indeed, funny in its daffy way, but this imaginative mashup of Chekhov’s meditation on yearning refracted through …

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Chicago Cabaret Professionals 2016 Gala Proves The Art Form Is Alive and Well by Russell Goeltenbodt

By: Russell Goeltenbodt At the 18th Annual Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gala held on October 16 [...]

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Howard Davies, acclaimed director on London and New York stages, dies at 71 by From Staff Reports and News Services

He directed ‘Private Lives’ and ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses,’ both starring Alan Rickman.

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A family-friendly, frolicking ‘Freaky Friday’ at Signature Theatre by Peter Marks

New musical offers two marvelously sung performances by Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton.

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Paula Vogel’s ‘Indecent’ to Open on Broadway by Michael Paulson

The work, by the Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, explores the real-life story of a play that was shut down in part because it depicted a lesbian relationship.

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Theater News: Paula Vogel's Acclaimed Drama Indecent Will Move to Broadway

The work has set an opening-night date.

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Howard Davies Dies: British Director Of ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’ Was 71 by Jeremy Gerard

UPDATED, with more information throughout. Howard Davies, a highly regarded director known for his work at several of England’s most prominent theatrical venues including the National…

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Odds & Ends: Patti LuPone Heads to Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Hamilton’s America Turns the World Upside Down & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Everything’s Coming Up Crazy We told you to be on the lookout for more Broadway faves to visit during Crazy Ex-G…

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Chicago performer to star at Max & Louie by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Troupe launches its 2017 season with a show about Billie Holiday

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13 Falsettos GIFs Your Online Convos Need

These are the GIFs I play.

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For the Mad Ones, Bad Haircuts Make Good Theater by Elisabeth Vincentelli

The acclaimed company’s avowed artistic goal is to “examine and illuminate American nostalgia.”

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SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

Sunday in the Park With George, the Pulitzer Prize-winning James Lapine-Stephen Sondheim musical, tells the intertwining stories of two artists born a century apart who both struggle with ma…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Jon Robin Baitz's VICUNA World Premiere at the Douglas by BroadwayWorld

The world premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's Vicua, directed by Robert Egan, opens this Sunday, October 30, 2016, at 630 p.m. at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. Performances for Vicu…

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Molly Pope to Celebrate Jerry Herman in New Show at The Duplex by BroadwayWorld

In her last New York City solo concert of 2016, neo-retro cabarettist MOLLY POPE celebrates her birthday with a brand new show, comprised entirely of the music of Jerry Herman on Wednesday, …

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Southern Rep Partners With Loyola University New Orleans by American Theatre Editors

The two-year residency at the university will allow students to take part in the production process.

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Video Flash: Watch the Unlikely Lovers of Broadway's Falsettos in New Video Footage

Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells, and Stephanie J. Block head the cast of this classic musical.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

NAMT’s Festival of New Musicals Kicks Off Tonight by Olivia Clement

The industry-only event showcasing new works, launches with a special concert hosted by Joe Iconis.

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Theatre Masks: An Exploration by Jonathan Becker

What is the history of theatre masks? Why are they so important to our industry? Read here to learn more. The post Theatre Masks: An Exploration appeared first on Breaking Character.

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Highlights From Falsettos on Broadway

The Broadway revival of William Finn and James Lapine\u2019s Tony-winning Falsettos \u2014 about a family who, struggling to remain \u201Ctight-knit,\u201D eventually redefine what family me…

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Sara Bareilles Will Host Cast Album Karaoke Night at Waitress by Michael Gioia

The Tony-nominated songwriter will host a post-show karaoke at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

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They've Arrived! Vietgone's Cast & Creatives Celebrate Their Off-Broadway Opening by

Qui Nguyen's Vietgone recounts the story of his own parents meeting as refugees from the Vietnam War newly settled in a relocation camp in Arkansas. Take a look at the off-Broadway openi…

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Hamilton’s America Draws 3.6 Million Viewers by Adam Hetrick

The documentary about Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway hit drew strong ratings across all media platforms.

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Hollywood Reporter Critic Continues Dustup with Front Page Producer by Robert Viagas

See what he wrote about the comedy revival.

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Steve Forbes Touts Israel Innovative Beit Hatfutsot Museum of the Jewish People

The powerhouse roster of speakers at Beit Hatfutsot’s 38th Anniversary Tribute to Leon Charney included—among others—Stephen Greenberg, Chair, Conference of Presidents of American Jewi…

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Broadway Stars to Support Those with Disabilities at Camp Looking Glass Benefit Concert by BroadwayWorld

Camp Looking Glass, a year-round program dedicated to the inclusion of the special needs population, is bringing together some of Broadway's biggest stars for its 2nd annual Broadway Camp Ta…

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BWW TV: March Along with Highlights from FALSETTOS on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld TV

Lincoln Center Theater's new production of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical Falsettos runs for 14 weeks only at the Walter Kerr Theatre 219 West 48 Street. Opening …

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STAGE TUBE: Lena Hall Returns to Her Childhood Home During HEDWIG's San Francisco Run! by Stage Tube

Lena Hallis reprising her Tony Award-winning performance as Yitzhak in the National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, in performances at th…

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Cast and Creative Team Set for Bush & Shaffer's New Musical TROUBADOUR at Alliance Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Atlanta's Tony Awardwinning Alliance Theatre hasannounced the cast and creative team behind its upcoming world premiere musical, Troubadour, by playwright Janece Shaffer The Geller Girls, Br…

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Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Tyler Mount to Discuss his Favorite Things by Behind The Curtain

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing …

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What Did Critics Think of Vietgone and The Harvest? by Olivia Clement

Qui Nguyen’s comedic love story, and Samuel D. Hunter’s newest work, both debuted Off-Broadway this week.

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The 50th Anniversary of 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering and Experiments in Art and Technology, Incorporated (E.A.T.) by Arlene Yu

Guest post by Jennifer Eberhardt, Special Collections, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.This month marks the 50th anniversary of the performance series 9 Evenings: Theatre…

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Acclaimed Playwright Dario Fo Dead At Age 90 by Rino16

Italy lost one of their greatest playwrights this week as it was announced on Thursday that Dario Fo passed away after a twelve day stay in the hospital. A cause of death was not given. Mr. …

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Jason Halpern Successful JMH Development by Rino16

Aloft Hotels is a group of hotels that owns over 100 hotels in 14 countries. The company is continuing to expand aiming to reach more countries and serve more next generation travelers. The …

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Review: Freaky Friday at -DC by Susan Udavidson

A fun musical based on Mary Rodgers' novel with a top drawer creative team and performer. . .

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

A Call to Art: Why We Need Independent Women’s Theatre by HowlRound

By Deborah Randall. Deborah Randall, founder of Venus Theatre, writes about the need for theatrical spaces that support women's voices.

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Spotlight On...Noam Shapiro by Michael Block

Name: Noam ShapiroHometown: New York CityEducation: I attended the Bronx High School of Science and then double majored in History and Theater Studies at Yale. Coming out of Bronx Science, I…

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At His Library in Newark, Philip Roth Names 15 of His Favorite Books

Visitors to Philip Roth’s library in Newark, will be able to see all 3,500+ of his volumes, including the 15 books he found most influential in the first half of his life.

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Gary Condit Co-Authors “Thriller” About Chandra Levy Case

Why is he on Dr. Phil, you might wonder? Is it that with the charges dropped against Guandique, the mystery lives on?

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Interfaith Kids Are Still Being Raised Jewish. Here’s How.

The children of intermarriage are still being raised Jewish, Samira Mehta argues, even if what it means to be raised Jewish has changed.

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The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

iTunes’ music charts by the Associated Press for the week ending Oct. 20: Top Songs 1. Closer (featuring Halsey), The Chainsmokers 2. Don’t Wanna Know (featuring Kendrick Lamar), Maroon …

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Jake Gyllenhaal Fills The Canvas of Sondheim & Lapine’s ‘Sunday In The Park With George’ – Review by Jeremy Gerard

Who knew? Jake Gyllenhaal can be brooding (Brokeback Mountain), intense (Nightcrawler, Zodiac) and weird (Enemy). But who knew he could out-Mandy Patinkin Mandy Patinkin? Yet that’s…

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Lilli Cooper to Join Tick, Tick…Boom! by Olivia Clement

Now playing Off-Broadway, Ciara Renée will depart the revival of Jonathan Larson’s musical November 20.

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Matt Doyle, Jarrod Spector, Kelli Barrett and More Set for 'BROADWAY'S BABIES' Benefit for Children of India by BroadwayWorld

Join some of Broadway and TV's finest on Monday, November 21st at 730pm at The Cutting Room for the second performance of a new concert series created to help raise awareness and money for t…

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Jeff McCarthy, James Ludwig and Ta'Rea Campbell to Lead NC Theatre's SPAMALOT; Full Cast Set! by BroadwayWorld

North Carolina Theatre has announced complete casting for Monty Python's Spamalot, the first show of their 201617 Season.

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PBS' HAMILTON'S AMERICA Watched by 3.6 Million Viewers Over Premiere Weekend by TV News Desk

PBS and WNET announced that the October 21 premiere of HAMILTON'S AMERICA, the kick-off program for the 2016 PBS Arts Fall Festival, was seen by more than 3.6 million television viewers betw…

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Lilli Cooper to Join TICK, TICK... BOOM! in Extended Run Off-Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Today Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced that tickets are now on sale for four more weeks, through December 18th, for Keen's acclaimed new production of Jonathan Larson's …

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Most interesting musical of 2015; how about 'Fun Home'? by Chris Jones

Which Broadway musical from 2015 profoundly altered the form and style of the American musical, diversified the genre, took huge risks when it came to content, and propelled its audience alo…

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Michael Shannon, Taylor Kitsch to Lead WACO Miniseries on Spike TV by TV News Desk

Spike TV will present WACO, a six-part miniseries from Weinstein Television which will center on the true story of the 1993 FBI siege of a religious sect in Waco, Texas that culminated in a …

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Onstage and Backstage: Behind-the-Scenes at Broadway for Hillary’s Star-Studded Fundraiser by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth talks about music directing the event with performances by Billy Crystal, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Erivo and more.

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Six New York Shows For Those in the Halloween Spirit

If you can quote Hocus Pocus with a mouth full of candy corn, this is the Halloween guide for you.

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The Truth About Proposition S

 By Rotimi Agbabiaka Brad Erickson, TBA Executive Director, at "Save the Arts and End Family Homelessness Rally"   There’s an expression in the drag community for when …

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Charles Busch Recounts His “Beautiful Dream” Aboard Broadway on the High Seas by Charles Busch

The award-winning playwright and iconic performer shares the unforgettable moments with Chita Rivera, Faith Prince, Seth Rudetsky, Adam Pascal and more sailing with Playbill’s cruise to It…

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Neil Simon’s Memoirs Hits Bookshelves in November by Robert Viagas

The Tony and Pulizer winner was one of Broadway's most successful playwrights for nearly 40 years.

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Review: "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" at The Bushnell in Hartford by Mark G Auerbach

A first class tour of the Broadway hit which is so original and terribly funny.

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The Public Announces Under the Radar Lineup by Olivia Clement

The annual downtown festival returns this winter in venues throughout New York City.

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Tick, Tick...BOOM! Will Welcome Lilli Cooper & Extend Off-Broadway; Ciara Renee Sets Final Performance Date by Ryan McPhee

The off-Broadway revival of Tick, Tick…BOOM! has extended its run at Theatre Row and will welcome a new Susan. The Keen Company production will run at the Acorn Theatre through Decemb…

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The Show: Glenn Close Returns, Bandstand Swings & Nathan Lane Shines by

In this week's episode, we talk about the return of Sunset Boulevard, Laura Osnes & Corey Cott in Bandstand, Andy Karl in Groundhog Day, Allison Janney & John Benjamin Hickey in …

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Off-Broadway Cast of I Love You Because Will Reunite by Michael Gioia

The cast will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a concert at Feinstein’s/54 Below.

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Review: Sisters at War in ‘Sweet,’ a Triangle Amid ’60s Tumult by Laura Collins-Hughes

Harrison David Rivers’s new play, at the National Black Theater, pits Kansas siblings against each other in a bid for a Columbia graduate’s heart.

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CD Reviews: Tchaikovsky’s Symphony no. 1 and Mozart Violin Concertos plus Wagner Overtures & Preludes by Jonathan Blumhofer

For recorded sound, for brilliance of orchestral execution, and for interpretive concept, Janowski is one of the 21st century’s best Wagnerians.

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Emma Rice’s Globe: Shakespeare’s work as you like it, or a comedy of errors? | Letters by Letters

I am surprised by the Globe’s decision to part ways with its artistic director. Chief executive Neil Constable praises Emma Rice for her “mould-breaking” productions but explains that …

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Porn, blackface and Germaine Greer: the shows that built the Wooster Group by Alexis Soloski

The artistic director of the boundary-pushing New York experimental theater company won a $300,000 prize. Here are the Group’s landmark productionsElizabeth LeCompte, the artistic director…

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Throwback Thursay: Carmelo Anthony, Alan Cumming, Debra Messing, Stevie Wonder at Bette Midler’s Hulaween Benefit by Hannah Vine

The New York Restoration Project celebrates its anniversary at the annual Hulaween Benefit Gala.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

It's As If We Never Said Goodbye! A Salute to Broadway-Bound SUNSET BOULEVARD by Nora Dominick

To celebrate Glenn Close's return in SUNSET BOULEVARD, BroadwayWorld has rounded up a salute to the iconic musical with some of our favorite performances of the iconic music. Check it out

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Producer Edmund Gaynes Launches New Division of West End Artists with TV Exec Jennifer Kranz by BroadwayWorld

Veteran theatre producer, Edmund Gaynes the critically-acclaimed Zero Hour Drama Desk Award, Danny and Sylvia, Cougar The Musical, Rain Pryor's Fried Chicken and Latkes and the long running …

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Broadway's Patti LuPone to Guest Star on CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND by TV News Desk

The CW's musically-themed CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND will welcome Broadway royalty Patti LuPone as a guest star duringthe show's sophomore season.

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Susan Lucci, Tate Donovan, Michael Urie and More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY This Fall by BroadwayWorld

New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography has a NYC show on November21 at 7pm at The Triad 158 West 72nd Street which will feature stars of stage andscreen Susan Lucci, Tate Donovan w…

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Nathan Lane Pens Foreword for NEIL SIMON'S MEMOIRS, Hitting Shelves This Fall by BroadwayWorld

The complete memoirs of playwright Neil Simon will be released on November 8th by Simon amp Schuster, featuring a new introduction by Nathan Lane and afterword by Simon's wife Elaine Joyce.

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Ronve O'Daniel to Welcome Freestyle Love Supreme Star and More for ILLA! A HIP HOP MUSICAL Concert by BroadwayWorld

Fresh off of his sold out 'Best of Fest' win for iLLA A Hip Hop Musical at this summer's New York Musical Festival NYMF, plus sold out runs in Ohio and Atlanta, iLLA's Composer-Lyricist, Ron…

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Carolee Carmello Set for Workshop of New Michael John LaChiusa Musical by Adam Hetrick

A revised version of Los Otros will receive a November workshop in New York City.

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Spotlight On...Matthew Van Gessel by Michael Block

Name:  Matthew Van GesselHometown:  Westport, Connecticut. Education:  BFA in Drama from University of North Carolina School of the ArtsSelect Credits:  Jene in Miss Juli…

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Spotlight On...Kyle Michael Yoder by Michael Block

Name: Kyle Michael YoderHometown: Indianapolis, INEducation: BA Cognitive Science, Yale UniversitySelect Credits: Spread The Gospel (Russell), Icarus (Beau), The Crucible (John Proctor), A M…

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Kristin Chenoweth’s Many Lullabies for Broadway by Charles Isherwood

Ms. Chenoweth starts a series of concert performances at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater.

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Theatre Review: ‘The Night Alive’ at Quotidian Theatre Company by Brian Bochicchio

Like a gentle sledgehammer, Conor McPherson’s “The Night Alive” is a masterwork of daily life juxtaposed with transcendent issues deep in our soul. McPherson has a singular gif…

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Patti LuPone to Guest Star on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend by Ruthie Fierberg

The theatre icon will appear on an upcoming episode of the musical comedy TV series.

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Falsettos, Starring Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells & Stephanie J. Block, Will Record a Cast Album by Ryan McPhee

Falsettos will march to the recording studio. The new Broadway revival is set to release a cast album, marking the first time the musical will be recorded in its entirety. Release dates for …

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Review: Alliance’s “Moby Dick” relies on showy gimmicks at the expense of a great story by Andrew Alexander

There’s a lot to like about the production of Moby Dick running at the Alliance Theatre through October 30 but, overall, it seems like a show still in search of its sea legs.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at noon (Broadway Time)

Theater News: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and More Receive MacDowell Colony Fellowships

The organization awarded fellowships to 67 artists.

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DEAD POETS SOCIETY, Starring Jason Sudeikis, Starts Tomorrow Off-Broadway by BroadwayWorld

A friendly reminder Classic Stage Company will present Dead Poets Society, a new play based on the beloved 1989 film, starring Jason Sudeikis as John Keating. Performances for Dead Poets Soc…

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SDC Foundation Announces Joe A. Callaway Award Winners by American Theatre Editors

The annual award recognizes excellence in direction and choreography during the New York theatre season.

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Broadway's FALSETTOS Revival to Hit the Studio for First-Ever Full-Fledged Recording by BroadwayWorld

Ghostlight Records will preserve the Lincoln Center Theater production of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical with a new Broadway cast recording to be released later t…

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Mara Wilson to Chat, Sign Memoir 'WHERE AM I NOW' at The Drama Book Shop Today by BroadwayWorld

The Drama Book Shop is pleased to welcome actress and author Mara Wilson best known for her starring turns in the films Mrs. Doubtfire, A Simple Wish, Matilda and more for an intimate discus…

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'The Answer Is...' Test Your 'Screen to Stage' Knowledge from Last Night's JEOPARDY by TV News Desk

On last night's JEOPARDY, contestants were challenged with a category titled 'From Screen to Stage' during the double jeopardy round of competition. Below, test your knowledge on iconic film…

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Tamara Tunie to Host TCG's 2016 Gala; BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE Will Perform by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Communications Group TCG has announced the Master of Ceremonies, entertainment, and Gala Committee Members for their upcoming gala honoring playwright and actress Danai Gurira, produ…

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Carolee Carmello and Joseph Melendez Join LaChiusa's LOS OTROS Workshop at Everyman by BroadwayWorld

Everyman Theatre has announced that Carolee Carmello and Joseph Melendez will be featured in the workshop of Michael John LaChiusa and Ellen Fitzhugh's intimate musical Los Otros. The worksh…

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Andre De Shields and More Headed to Yale Rep's SEVEN GUITARS; Cast, Creatives Announced! by BroadwayWorld

Yale Repertory Theatre presents August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS, directed by Timothy Douglas, at Yale Repertory Theatre 1120 Chapel Street November 25 through December 17. Opening Night is Thu…

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Look Back at Mandy Patinkin and Bernadette Peters in the Original Sunday in the Park with George by Hannah Vine

The Jake Gyllenhaal-Annaleigh Ashford production is currently playing a limited run at New York City Center.

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Music News: Falsettos Revival to Receive Complete Cast Album

The iconic musical will be recorded in full for a two-disc set from Ghostlight Records.

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Review: The Scottsboro Boys

A stunning yet searing production takes the stage for its local premiere.

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Obituary: Tufty Gordon by Michael Quinn

The long-serving, seemingly inexhaustible compere and host of The Stage’s Showcall Showcases – a key talent-scouting event for the light entertainment industry

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Broadway Falsettos Revival Announces Plans for Cast Album by Robert Viagas

Ghostlight will record the musical revival, which is currently in previews.

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Five Burning Questions with Paramour Star Jeremy Kushnier

Jeremy Kushnier talks about why he loves going to work at Broadway's Paramour.

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THE FULL MONTY – Touring by Thom Dibdin

Appealing: Cheeky and rollicking, the touring production of The Full Monty also has its share of pathos and politics, and is a satisfying affair.

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Daniel Evans: Emma Rice’s departure raises questions about the role of boards by Daniel Evans

Emma Rice’s departure from Shakespeare’s Globe induced a rallying fervour from the theatre world in London and beyond. Justifiably so. Rice had not only

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These Rooms: A Dynamic Theatrical Event Reveals Ireland’s Hidden Histories by HowlRound

By Talya Kingston. Talya Kingston on These Rooms , devised and directed by David Bolger and Louise Lowe, at the Dublin Theatre Festival.

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Suit Up! Paul Alexander Nolan Is Chicago's New Sizzling Billy Flynn by Lindsey Sullivan

Chicago's got a heartbreaker coming to the Ambassador Theatre! Paul Alexander Nolan, who was most recently seen on the Great White Way in Bright Star, will step into the razzle-dazzle ro…

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Hamilton's Tony-Winning Director Thomas Kail Set to Helm Oliver Twist Film by Lindsey Sullivan

The man is non-stop! After grabbing a Tony Award for helming Hamilton as well as an Emmy for his work on Fox's tremendously successful Grease: Live, Thomas Kail has been tapped to direct…

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Olivier-Winning Director Howard Davies Dies at 71 by Ryan McPhee

Olivier Award-winning director Howard Davies died on October 25 at the age of 71. His death, which followed a brief battle with cancer, was confirmed to BBC News by his family. Davies won O…

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Stealing the Ultimate Pickle Recipe

We got an exclusive first look at a funny new film about a coveted pickle recipe that threatens to divide a Jewish family, and we’re sharing it with you.

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As society implodes, enjoy the 'Last Ever Biggest Liar Contest' by Doug George

In the interest of the practice of good journalism and objectivity and yada yada, we are prevented here from speculating on who might be the biggest liar in the present-day world. Scott Whit…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Review: The National Chamber Ensemble’s ‘A Night In Vienna’ by Charles Miller

The National Chamber Ensemble opened it’s 10th season last Saturday at the Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre. The concert called, A Night In Vienna was a collaboration with the Austrian Cultura…

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Ex-National director Nicholas Hytner raises curtain on new London theatre by Hannah Ellis-Petersen

One Tower Bridge development will be the flagship home for London Theatre Company, the group set up by Hytner and Nick Starr when they left the NationalA 900-seat theatre is to open close to…

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Does Relmada Theraputics Have a Good Case Against Laidlaw & Company? by Rino16

Relmada Theraputics has sued Laidlaw & Company, according tothis article on PR Newswire. There seems to be two particular issues. First, Laidlaw breached its fiduciary duty by disclosing…

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Review: ‘Gypsy’ at Reston Community Players by Caroline Griswold Short by Guest Author

The Reston Community Players (RCP) opened their 50th Anniversary season on Friday with Gypsy, known as one of the great American musicals. With music by Jule Styne, lyrics by a young Stephen…

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BRIGHT STAR's Paul Alexander Nolan Will Take to the Courtroom as 'Billy Flynn' in CHICAGO by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago announced today that Paul Alexander Nolan will return to Broadway as 'Billy Flynn' beginning Monday, October 31 at the Ambassador …

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BroadwayWorld Seeks Editors in Memphis by BroadwayWorld is currently seeking talented theater enthusiasts to help feature coverage in Memphis.

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THE FRONT PAGE – starring an ensemble of legendary comedic actors by Oscar E Moore

Frozen in time.  And that’s how Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur’s THE FRONT PAGE begins under the precise and rapid fire direction of Jack O’Brien who keeps this old war horse alive a…

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Theater News: Paul Alexander Nolan to Join Broadway's Chicago

Nolan will take on a leading role in the iconic musical.

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Druid, Martin McDonagh, and Caryl Churchill Tapped for BAM Season by Olivia Clement

The Brooklyn theatre has announced its 2017 winter/spring season.

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Tickets Now on Sale for Broadway Production of ALLEGIANCE, Starring George Takei, in Cinemas Nationwide This December by BroadwayWorld

Straight from the bright lights of Broadway to the big screen, and inspired by the true-life experiences of George Takei Star Trek, Heroes, Allegiance tells the moving story of one family, i…

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BWW Exclusive: TAILS OF BROADWAY- HAMILTON's Lexi Lawson Works it with Seven! by Jessica Fallon Gordon

In this edition, meet Seven- the adorable pooch of HAMILTON'sLexi Lawson

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Paul Alexander Nolan Joining Broadway’s Chicago by Adam Hetrick

The Bright Star leading man will step into the long-running Kander and Ebb hit October 31.

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Get ready for another “Freaky Friday” — this time on the stage by The Washington Post

Several months before Mary Rodgers' death in mid-2014, Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt, who were busy turning her 1972 young-adult comic novel, "Freaky Friday," into a musical, had the opportunity…

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Rameau’s Nephew at Spooky Action Theater (review) by Amy Couchoud

Rameau’s Nephew is a stage adaption of enlightenment era philosopher Denis Diderot’s fictional dialogue between a moralistic philosopher (“I”) and his foil, the greedy and hedonistic…

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West End's THE BODYGUARD to Release Cast Recording Featuring Alexandra Burke by BroadwayWorld

The Bodyguard - The Musical World Premiere Cast Recording will be released on November 18, 2016 from First Night RecordsR.E.D., and features the outstanding vocals of Alexandra Burke, a prev…

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Music Venue Trust calls on PRS to drop minimum fees by Georgia Snow

Charity the Music Venue Trust is calling on the music industry’s licensing body, PRS, to drop minimum fees for small venues. Grassroots

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John Lithgow Tells LIVE with Kelly Why He Became an Actor by Ruthie Fierberg

As he prepares to take on Churchill, the two-time Tony winner reveals when he was bit by the bug.

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Review: ‘The Trump Card’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company by Michael Poandl

The Trump Card, an original solo performance by monologist extraordinaire Mike Daisey, is a searing punch in the gut to rival any leaked Access Hollywood tape. The current production, which …

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Blogs: Howard Davies always managed to convey the complexity of life

Sarah Crompton pays tribute to the director Howard Davies, who has died at the age of 71

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Review: Hamlet

An atmospheric, visually stunning Hamlet takes the stage at Actors' Shakespeare Project.

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Mark Rylance: ‘I won’t work for the RSC while it deals with BP’ by David Hutchison

Mark Rylance has said he will not work for the Royal Shakespeare Company again while it is still sponsored by BP. The

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La Cage aux Folles to tour the UK for the first time by Georgia Snow

John Partridge is to star in a new production of La Cage aux Folles, as the musical embarks on its first UK

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Four of the Three Musketeers: A Valuable New Book About the Marx Brothers by Trav S.D.

I was too busy getting married on October 15 to notice the big news that THIS masterwork had finally come out. Rob Bader provided a privileged few of us with some memories to last a life tim…

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In Which I Get My Witch from “The Witch” by Trav S.D.

Last year, when I read the terrific nonfiction book The Witches: Salem 1692, my over-riding takeaway was that I’d love to write a horror screenplay that worked off the mindset and beli…

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Brooklyn Neighbors Sound Alarm Over Hasidic Synagogue’s Ear-Splitting Siren

The Sabbath is supposed to be a day of quiet relaxation. But according to residents near one Hasidic synagogue in Brooklyn, the noise from the schul’s Friday afternoon siren is anything bu…

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TOMORROW I WAS ALWAYS A LION – Arcola Theatre by Carole Woddis

Schizophrenia remains one of the great mental health taboos. With nearly one in five likely to be affected by mental health issues in the UK, schizophrenia is still the one that can cause th…

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3 Israelis Busted in Organ-Trafficking Scheme

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Three Israelis, including a doctor, were arrested for allegedly running an organ trafficking network, selling the kidneys of poor Israelis. Several operations had already…

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The Front Page - an all-around historical and hysterical document of a bygone era by Oscar E. Moore

Finally towards the end of Act II Mr. Lane arrives like a tornado. In a role that fits him like a glove. A boxing glove. And delivers the goods like a roaring inferno in Act III.

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Theater News: Martin McDonagh's The Beauty Queen of Leenane to Receive First NYC Revival

The dark comedy will be directed by Garry Hynes.

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5 Things About Gloria Allred

It’s expected that she’d figure in this drama, and indeed she has — taking the cases of three Trump accusers and firing back at allegations from his campaign that she orchestrated the …

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 10am (Broadway Time)

A Letter to the Child Actors of School of Rock—From Daisy Eagan by Daisy Eagan

The youngest female Tony Award winner penned a personal letter to the child actors she saw in School of Rock this summer. Read it here.

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Look at the Stars! The King and I's Kavin Panmeechao & Manna Nichols Sing 'I Have Dreamed' in Rehearsal by

Enjoy the view! The King and I tour's Kavin Panmeechao (Lun Tha) & Manna Nichols (Tuptim) perform the beautiful "I Have Dreamed" in a special rehearsal video.

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The rhetoric around obesity is toxic. So I created a new language for fat people | Charlotte Cooper by Charlotte Cooper

I like to call myself and be called fat. I think fat is a political subject, and as such it feels powerful to reclaim words that are frequently used pejorativelyThere are lots of words used …

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The Winter's Tale review – love comes to the fore in poetic production by Alfred Hickling

Octagon, Bolton David Thacker’s third stab at Shakespeare’s late play reveals deep contemplation of its themes, with Leontes’s agony soothed by heart-stopping tendernessThe wildly disp…

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Deborah Ory on NYC Dance Project’s ‘The Art of Movement’ by Admin

One of my favorites things in the whole world is a great photography book. I remember going in to Borders or Barnes and Noble to grab a book, and meandering toward the photography book secti…

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Australian Idol Star Paulini Lands Lead in The Bodyguard by Olivia Clement

The singer is set to make her musical theatre debut in the Australian premiere next spring.

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Photos: The Harvest at LCT3 Celebrates Opening Night by Monica Simoes

The LCT3 production of Samuel D. Hunter’s newest work officially opened Off-Broadway October 24.

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Call Answered: TREY GERRALD in Jonathan Tolin's "Buyer & Cellar" at Cape May Stage through Nov. 18 by Adam Rothenberg

I am a big fan of Tolin's hilarious play and have also always enjoyed seeing TREY GERRALD on "Orange is the New Black," "You're the Worst," Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" and "Younger."

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VIDEO: BWW Exclusive - Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter Talk KINKY BOOTS on Next 'Speakeasy' by TV News Desk

The next episode of SPEAKEASY will featureCyndi Lauper and Billy Porterdiscussing their work together on Broadway's KINKY BOOTS.

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Tickets On Sale for Screening of Allegiance, with George Takei and Lea Salonga by Robert Viagas

Fathom Events will present the one-night-only screening of the Broadway musical.

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Stop the Presses: Old, Tired ‘The Front Page’ Limps Back to Broadway by Rex Reed

Broadway's 'The Front Page', with John Goodman and Nathan Lane, is directed with forced energy that makes it feel phony as a wooden nickel.

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Rosie O'Donnell, Carol Kane And More Star In Nora & Delia Ephron's LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE For One-Night-Only by BroadwayWorld

92nd Street Y, in association with Daryl Roth, announced today that the beloved play Love, Loss, and What I Wore, which ran Off Broadway from September 2009 through March 2012, will return f…

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Disney's MOANA, Debbie Reynolds Doc Among AFI FEST 2016 Special Screenings by Movies News Desk

The Special Screenings section of AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi includes three World Premieres and four additional highly anticipated films.

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'Virtual' ABBA Heading to 'Previously Unimagined' Digital Music Experience by TV News Desk

The members of the iconic Swedish quartet ABBA have joined forces with entertainment entrepreneur Simon Fuller and the Universal Music Group to launch a 'previously unimagined' digital exper…

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Harrogate, Royal Court Theatre, London — review

Al Smith’s play is an unsettling portrait of a father-daughter relationship

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Photo Flash: Qui Nguyen's Vietgone Opens at Manhattan Theatre Club

The new play is directed by May Adrales.

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Olivier Award-Winning Director?Howard Davies Passes Away at 71 by BroadwayWorld

According to BBC News, Olivier Award-winning directorHoward Daviespassed away yesterday. He was 71 years old.

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The Analogy Trilogy: Lance, Joyce Theater, New York

Bill T. Jones uses words and dance to tell the tale of a rickety life

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Not Much of ‘A Life:’ Adam Bock’s Off-Broadway Bore is Dead on Arrival by Rex Reed

'A Life' makes not one lick of sense. It’s only 85 minutes long with no intermission but seems like a week at hard labor.

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Matana Roberts, Café Oto, London — review

An immensely satisfying set of improvised pieces from the jazz saxophonist

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ABC, Royal Festival Hall, London — review

Martin Fry and his band performed a follow-up to 1982’s album ‘The Lexicon of Love’

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Douglas Carter Bean’s New Musical Based on a Noël Coward Story Bows Today by Robert Viagas

Me and the Girls uses Coward’s own songs.

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Theatre News: Jackie Wylie announced as new artistic director of National Theatre of Scotland

The Glasgow-born creative producer will take over the company in spring 2017

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Review: Review: Don Giovanni (Glyndebourne and tour)

Duncan Rock's indisposition clears the way for an unforgettable role jump-in

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Acclaimed British director Howard Davies has died at age 71 by Associated Press

Award-winning British theater director Howard Davies has died. He was 71.

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5 actresses to star in benefit ‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’ by Mark Kennedy | ap

A one-night-only benefit performance of the play “Love, Loss, and What I Wore” seems to really suit Rosie O’Donnell, Carol Kane, Tracee Ellis Ross, Lucy DeVito and Natasha Lyonne.

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HARROGATE – Royal Court & touring by Aleks Sierz

Al Smith’s debut play about love, perversion and memory is both electrifying and emotionally satisfying.

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The Hotel Cerise, Theatre Royal, Stratford East

Bonnie Greer’s play is set in the world of the African-American haute-bourgeoisie

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NEWS: Edinburgh’s Jackie Wylie appointed new artistic director of NT of Scotland by Thom Dibdin

Edinburgh-born artistic director for National Theatre of Scotland: The National Theatre of Scotland has announced that Jackie Wylie, who was artistic director of the Glasgow Arches from 2008…

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Hot Clip of the Day: Get a First Look at Billy Lewis Jr. in The Portal With This 360 Degree Music Video

Glee's Billy Lewis Jr. stars in The Portal, a part concert, part movie, and part performance.

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A Life, Playwrights Horizons, New York — review

Adam Bock’s drama has a promising premise, but quickly runs out of ideas

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Tic, Tic…Borle! by Harry Haun

Borle at his bravest and best is Borle at his broadest—a daring high-wire act of comedy. He’d give Wile E. Coyote cause to pause. Just look at the two cartoony Tony win in a row he is co…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 9am (Broadway Time)

NEWS: George Maguire & Rachael Wooding star in Another Night Before Christmas musical by Press Releases

The West End is coming to Bridge House Theatre this Christmas with the UK premiere of the festive American musical Another Night Before Christmas, starring Olivier Award winner George Maguir…

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Disney’s Moana Will Get World Premiere at AFI Fest by Robert Viagas

The animated film musical has songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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Leave it to the Greeks by Sandi Durell

    By Myra Chanin   The premieres of two of A. R. Gurney’s new one-act plays are cleverly grouped together as Two Class Acts. Both are about contemporary college life and m…

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Howard Davies, theatre director, dies aged 71 by Mark Brown

Tributes paid to Olivier award winner acclaimed for his celebrated work for the National Theatre, RSC and West EndHoward Davies, one of the greatest British theatre directors of his generati…

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 by Susan Grace

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Photo Coverage: MTC's #VIETGONE Celebrates Opening Night by Jennifer Broski

Vietgone, the new play byQui NguyenShe Kills Monsters, directed byMay AdralesLuce just opened last night at MTC at New YorkCity Center- Stage I 131 West 55th Street.

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SOMETHING ROTTEN's Rob McClure to Perform in Benefit Concert this December by BroadwayWorld

To help kickstart its upcoming 85th sapphire anniversary season, the Bergen County Players BCP is pleased to present acclaimed Tony Award-nominated and BCP alum Rob McClure currently starrin…

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Photos: New York Premiere of Vietgone Opening Night by Hannah Vine

Inspired by his own life, Qui Nguyen’s latest work debuts Off-Broadway at the Manhattan Theatre Club.

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Diary: Email feedback gone awry by Tabard

Ever hit send on an email and wished only a second afterwards you hadn’t? Tabard has. Countless times. I mean, really, if nobody

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Theatre News: First ever UK tour of La Cage Aux Folles announced

Find out who will be starring in the production of Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman's musical

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Features: Top shows to see this Halloween

Here's what plays to scare yourself silly watching over this year's Halloween

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THE MILLION POUND HEIST Enigma Quests by Ian Foster

As the hunger for escape-the-room games increases, so too does the ingenuity of those who come up with these activities, tweaking the format a little every time so that we keep on coming bac…

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Diary: Immersive show hunted by police after gunfire scare by Tabard

All this immersive theatre in unusual locations. Tabard knew it was only a matter of time before something went wrong, and got

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NEWS: John Partridge plays Zaza in first-ever UK tour of La Cage aux Folles by Press Releases

Bill Kenwright presents the much loved musical LA CAGE AUX FOLLES with John Partridge as ‘Albin/Zaza’ and American TV star Adrian Zmed as ‘Georges’, opening at New Oxford Theatre on …

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Review: Lyric Theatre’s version of “A Chorus Line” surprisingly bland and fails to pop to life by Andrew Alexander and Jim Farmer

It’s one of the most beloved musicals of all time, both a nine-time Tony Award winner and the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize. Atlanta Lyric Theatre -- the area’s only company dedicated to…

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Veteran British Theater Director Howard Davies Dies, Age 71 by Mark Shenton

The three-time Tony nominee directed the original RSC production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses that transferred to Broadway.

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Letters of the week by The Stage

Our school has diverse students I read with interest David Hutchison’s article (‘Asian students ‘almost absent’ in drama schools‘).  While I recognise

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Jackie Wylie to head up National Theatre of Scotland by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

Former chief of The Arches in Glasgow named as NTS artistic director after predecessor’s sudden departureA former artistic director of Glasgow’s much-missed club and arts venue The Arche…

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Escaped Alone gets New York transfer and London return by David Hutchison

Caryl Churchill’s Escaped Alone is to transfer to New York for a two week run at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Linda

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VIDEO: Will Ferrell Reprises George W. Bush Impersonation on @MIDNIGHT by TV News Desk

In the segment, the former presidentopenedup to Chris about his feelings on Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and the 2016 election.

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Text of the Day: Travesties by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on

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Joyful Chats with Jess LeProtto by Joy

Jess LeProtto is a fan favorite with a long list of Broadway credits. We sat down with Jess to discuss his Broadway career, SYTYCD and more.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Review: Harrogate, Royal Court by Calum McIntosh

Al Smith’s Harrogate was thought of as the most impressive and engaging piece of writing at the 2015 HighTide festival. It is certainly not difficult to see why this is the case when watch…

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Emma Rice tried to shake up the Globe. Sadly it’s chosen to cling to the past | Lauren Mooney by Lauren Mooney

The theatre’s decision to dispense with its groundbreaking artistic director reflects a mindset that resists change – especially when a woman is driving itIt was announced yesterday that…

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The Hotel Cerise review – Bonnie Greer's ferociously clever take on Chekhov by Michael Billington

Theatre Royal Stratford East, LondonGreer’s play adds modern politics to Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, following the divided, upper-class black owners of a Michigan hotel during the US e…

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Merton Arts Space in Wimbledon Library to host first production by David Hutchison

A flexible new 250-seat theatre and arts centre in Wimbledon Library will host its first theatre production next month. Run by the

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Group.BR Presents Immersive INSIDE THE WILD HEART of Clarice Lispector by BroadwayWorld

Group.BR is proud to present INSIDE THE WILD HEART, based on the writings of CLARICE LISPECTOR. The production will begin a limited Off-Broadway run at Immersive Gallery 132 Bedford Avenue, …

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Broadway AM Report, 10/26/2016 - FINIAN'S RAINBOW and More! by Jessica Khan

Today's big news FINIAN'S RAINBOW, starring Melissa Errico, begins tonight at Irish Rep

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BWW's On This Day - October 26, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Dejvicke Theatre Makes London Debut by BroadwayWorld

Critically acclaimed for original writing and star casting and boasting multiple national and international awards, the Dejvicke Theatre is one of Prague's most celebrated cult venues.

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Broadway Global Awards 2016 Producers of the Year to Cathy Rigby & Tom McCoy by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Global is proud to announce the 2016 Producers of the Year winners, CATHY RIGBY McCOY amp TOM McCOY.

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Why I'm Really Happy About Emma Rice Leaving The Globe by Jess Gow

There has been so much talk recently about the departure of Emma Rice from The Globe, and I simply had to wade in and express my thoughts via the internet. I mean, I’m a theatrical blogger…

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Anna Appleby appointed music fellow at Rambert by Georgia Snow

Contemporary dance company Rambert has appointed Anna Appleby as its new music fellow. Appleby will work with the company over the course

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Snapshot: Arthur Rubinstein plays Chopin by Terry Teachout

Arthur Rubinstein plays Chopin’s B-Flat Minor Scherzo, Op. 31, in an undated telecast: (This is the latest in a series of arts-related videos that appear in this space each Monday, Wednesd…

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Interviews: 5 minutes with Ayesha Dharker: 'I've tried to avoid the whole Bollywood thing'

Currently appearing in The Island Nation, Dharker talks about revisiting the story of the Sri Lankan civil war and working with theatre company Ice & Fire

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BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC, New Wimbledon Theatre, 25 October 2016 by Gary Naylor

Gary Naylor sees a showbiz monument and finds that it's still as entertaining and as relevant as ever.

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Cayrl Churchill's ESCAPED ALONE to Transfer to New York's BAM Harvey Theater by BroadwayWorld

Following a sell-out run at the Royal Court Theatre in 2016, BAM Harvey Theater and the Royal Court Theatre are delighted to announce that James Macdonald's production of Caryl Churchill's E…

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Rob Eyles & Robert Gould Pen Christmas Single 'The Image of a Child' in Aid of Cancer Research by BroadwayWorld

Musical theatre songwriters Rob Eyles and Robert Gould have penned a brand new Christmas song which they will release in December in aid of Cancer Research UK.

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Tributes paid to former NT associate director Howard Davies by Michael Quinn

Howard Davies, a former associate director with the National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company and Almeida Theatre, has died at the age of

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Almanac: Arthur Rubinstein on luck by Terry Teachout

a href=””>“Yes, I am very lucky, but I have a little theory about this. I have noticed th…

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Jackie Wylie appointed artistic director of National Theatre of Scotland by Thom Dibdin

Jackie Wylie, former artistic director of the Arches in Glasgow, has been appointed the new artistic director of the National Theatre of

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Quiz: 'Hamilton' for Musical Theater Geeks by Morgan Greene

"Hamilton" has been credited with flipping the script on traditional musical theater. But it also borrows from that tradition. Lin-Manuel Miranda grew up loving both Big Pun and "Les Miz," a…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Bristol Old Vic and theatre critics weigh in on Emma Rice exit by Matthew Hemley

Bristol Old Vic Theatre artistic director Tom Morris has claimed Shakespeare’s Globe should have devised a “much better, wiser plan” to continue

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'Throw your soul to the audience': dancers on the art of movement – in pictures by Guardian Staff

In the book The Art of Movement, Ken Browar and Deborah Ory of NYC Dance Project capture some of the most accomplished dancers in the world in a series of striking poses. Here, Misty Copelan…

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Harrogate, Jerwood Upstairs, Royal Court, London, review: It manages to be tricky, elusive, queasily comic and utterly gutting by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Al Smith's Harrogate is about a middle-aged father's creepily close relationship with his fifteen year old daughter

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Review: Review: The Hotel Cerise (Theatre Royal Stratford East)

Bonnie Greer's new play is a modern re-telling of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard

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Photos: Exclusive first look: Simon Russell Beale rehearses The Tempest

The RSC's production opens at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in November

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The Globe’s PR crisis: How the industry reacted to Emma Rice’s departure by Terri Paddock

My first gut response to yesterday’s news that Emma Rice was leaving Shakespeare’s Globe, announced after less than a year – and only one summer season in post – was simply “Oh my …

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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Norma’s Back Again on Broadway, Jake Gyllenhaal’s “Sunday in the Park” has Brantley Giddy, & More! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday thro…

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The role of the By-Stander by Padraic Lillis

Hi, Over a four week period Micheline will have seen a reading at a major regional theater, two days of rehearsals at UWF, at SUNY Brockport, and then she will see the performances of both …

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Cozy — and Kosher — in New Hampshire

The first “luxury, year-round” kosher resort has opened in New Hampshire, of all places.

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Copy Boy, Get Rewrite For Broadway’s New ‘Front Page!’

Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur’s 1928 Broadway smash ‘The Front Page’ is being revived with Nathan Lane. But is it worth the price of admission? Maybe if you stick around until Act II…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Who is Britain's best theatre director? by Michael Billington

After drawing up a long list of names, I've picked my candidate. Can you guess who it is? And which director would you nominate?And the winner is ... Who would you place in the spotlight? Ph…

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Ballet 'Romeo and Juliet' at 2016 National Grand Theater Dance Festival, Beijing by Blouin Artinfo Datebook

A ballet performance based on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, choreographed by John Cranko will be staged at the 2016 National Grand Theater Dance Festival, Beijing, from November 3 through …

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Ex-Congressman Breaks 15-Year Silence on Murder of Intern Chandra Levy

A disgraced ex-Congressman has broken his 15-year silence on the 2001 murder of Jewish Washington D.C. intern Chandra Levy — a crime that once gripped the nation.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 3am (Broadway Time)


Vietgone Off Broadway, Lynn Redgrave Theater Reviewed by Helen Herbert BOTTOM LINE: A joyful, irreverent comedy about a deeply intimate love story. Playwright Qui Nguyen opens his play Vi…

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Theatre News: Director Howard Davies dies aged 71

Howard Davies worked extensively for the RSC, National Theatre and beyond

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Chinese opera epic ‘Long March’ at National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing by Blouin Artinfo Datebook

“Long March”, an original Chinese opera marking the 80th anniversary of the ‘Long March’ (October 1934 – October 1935) instigated by the Red Army of the Communist Party of Chi…

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Scene Around: October 27 by The Stage

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include the first nights of The

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Competition: Win tickets to see The Last Five Years at the St James Theatre, London by The Stage

Tony Award-winning Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown will helm a new London production of his acclaimed musical The Last Five Years, starring

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How And Why Arts Managers Change Jobs by Drew McManus

It should come as no surprise to learn that attrition rates for arts managers are high but does that mean those moving to new jobs find what they’re looking for? That’s exactly what we w…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Bikram Ghosh at Centrepoint Theatre, Dubai by Blouin Artinfo Datebook

Centrepoint Theatre in Dubai will be hosting “Sufusion” featuring Bikram Ghosh on November 11, 2016.“Sufusion” is the final event of the Emirates NBD Classics Series V, featuring the…

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‘Les Miserables’ at Dubai Opera by Blouin Artinfo Datebook

Dubai Opera will be playing host to the staging of “Les Miserables” from November 10 through December 2, 2016.‘Les Miserables’ is one of the most beloved musical classic which has be…

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Mark Shenton: The pros and pitfalls of inviting critics to the first night by Mark Shenton

Critics typically attend first nights, or designated performances ahead of it that we are invited to see, by which time the production

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Tom Clutterbuck: Keep the show running by controlling your urge to panic by Tom Clutterbuck

When teching shows, every one of us has messed up a cue or two. No matter how many controls are in place

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 1am (Broadway Time)

ADDAMS FAMILY’s Spooky Hilarity Launches Halloween Season at Crighton by David Dow Bentley III

I think it can be safely said that in my many pleasant years of reviewing productions at the Crighton Theatre, I have never laughed harder than I did last Saturday night when doubled up in h…

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Donald Trump Aide Denies Anti-Semitism Among Supporters

JERUSALEM (JTA) — David Friedman, an adviser on Israel to the presidential campaign of Donald Trump, said there is no anti-Semitic sentiment among the candidate’s supporters, during an i…

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‘Iceland Airwaves 2016’ at Reykjavik, Iceland by Blouin Artinfo Datebook

Reykjavik in Iceland will be celebrating the “Iceland Airwaves 2016” from November 2 through November 6, 2016.Since its inception in 1999 in an airplane hangar at Reykjavik Airport as a …

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Rapper Ice Cube and Hamilton Director Creating New Oliver Twist Musical by Robert Viagas

The movie musical is being assembled for Disney.

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Danny Gardner, Mary Michael Patterson and More Star in SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Starting Tonight at The Marriott Theatre by BroadwayWorld

All the romance, glitz and glamour of the roaring 20s pour into The Marriott Theatre this fall with one of the most beloved and celebrated musicals of all time, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, previewi…

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San Diego REP's DISGRACED, Starring Katy Perry's Sitar Player, Opens Tonight by BroadwayWorld

San Diego Repertory Theatre San Diego REP presents'Disgraced,' the 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Ayad Akhtar.

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Jason Graae and More Lead RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, Beginning Tonight at Rubicon by BroadwayWorld

Rubicon Theatre Companypresents RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, a fabulously campy send up of 'Forbidden Planet' and other sci-fi film and TV shows of the 1950s which melds plot elements fro…

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Broadway's Mercedes Herrero and Charlotte d'Amboise Appear at #VTA2016 Conference by BroadwayWorld

VirginiaTheatre Association will again host a Who's Who of Virginia's theatre community, including Broadway's Mercedes Herrero University of Virginia and Yale Drama, Curious Incident of the …

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FINIAN'S RAINBOW, Starring Melissa Errico, Begins Tonight at Irish Rep by BroadwayWorld

Irish Repertory Theatre presents FINIAN'S RAINBOW, directed and adapted by Charlotte Moore Da.

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Hannah Elless, Nikki M. James, Brynn O'Malley & More Set for NAMT's Festival Opener THE 46TH MINUTE Tonight by BroadwayWorld

National Alliance for Musical Theatre NAMT kicks off the 28th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS with The 46th Minute. Hosted by Joe Iconis, The 46th Minute concert will take place at New World…

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Photo Flash: Broadway Celebrates POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL Album Release Concert by BroadwayWorld

On September 16th, 2016 Masterworks Broadway released the World Premiere Recording of the award winning new hit Polkadots The Cool Kids Musical. Written byDouglas Lyons,Melvin Tunstall, III …

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Vietgone, Duat, Tick, Tick… BOOM!, The Loon, Ship of Fools, A Life by Maxamoo

Some themes emerge this week: existential angst, fear of death and a loss for words to describe the indescribable. It’s a rollicking conversation with Jose, Diep and Lindsay discussin…

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Charity Poker with Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn, & More by Young Hollywood

Charity Poker with Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn, & More Time to ante up as YH heads to the Four Kings & An Ace Charity Poker Tournament where the celebs are on hand to place their bets to benefi…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Is Boris Epshteyn the First Face of Trump TV?

Almost ubiquitous as the man himself, Trump spokesman Boris Epshteyn has made more than 100 television appearances, but there’s still lots to learn about him.

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Video Flash: EXCLUSIVE: Let Us Entertain You With a Clip From the Olivier-Winning Gypsy

The production will be released on Blu-ray next month.

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David Hare: Chekhov Peaked With ‘The Seagull’ by American Theatre Editors

In adapting 3 early works by the Russian master, the English playwright met a young, passionate artist, not a distant deity.

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The Lost Lands Festival to inspire kids and adults in equal measure by Arts Review

The Lost Lands Festival kicks off this weekend to inspire kids and adults in equal measure, boasting shared experiences for creatives, music-lovers and the adventurous. The two-day festiva…

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Vincent Rodriguez III’s 10 Most Memorable Theatregoing Experiences by Andrew Gans

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Alan Cumming, and Nathan Lane are among the stage and screen star’s favorites.

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Finian’s Rainbow Begins Off-Broadway Tonight by Olivia Clement

Following Irish Rep’s earlier concert revival, the musical returns as a mainstage production starring Melissa Errico.

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