Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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‘We Wait in the Darkness by Rosy Simas Danse and Dance Place by Lisa Traiger

As a long-time dance observer, I like to say the language of dance is universal and that in performance specificity on stage can imbue a work with universality. Saturday evening at Dance Pla…

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Review: Gypsy, Savoy Theatre by Grace Watts

Gypsy at the Savoy Theatre is astonishing. It is so impressive it even received a standing ovation before the end of the show! Director Jonathan Kent keeps the production simple but lets …

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Review: The Twits, Royal Court Theatre by Samuel Sims

It’s fair to say that Roald Dahl’s 1980 children’s book The Twits offers a strong aversion to ‘bad’ people, and a general consensus that they’ll inevitably get their comeuppance…

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Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for April 20-26 Featuring Lesli Margherita, Donna Vivino, and More! by Louisa Brady

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, …

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‘Doctor Faustus’ at Gallaudet University Theatre and Dance Program by John Stoltenberg

A steampunk staging of Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus without any spoken or signed language? Just movement and mime and lighting and scenic effects? Sounds crazy, right? Well, depend…

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'Crucible' at the Guthrie has power of epic fable

REVIEW: Director Joe Dowling finds the urgent message and relevance resting within a play that seems so familiar.

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THE TAILOR OF INVERNESS - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Howard Miller

As World War II ripped its way across Europe from 1939-1945, it left countless victims in its wake. And when the dust settled at war’s end, many of those who survived its ugly claws left t…

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Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Inside Opening Night Of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU On Broadway & New Video Promo by Pat Cerasaro

Go inside the starry opening night of It Shoulda Been You

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BWW Interview: Broadway Siblings Adam and Arielle Jacobs Share Family Photos, Talk Fulfilled Childhood Dreams, Solo Albums, and More! by Sally Henry

There's something about performing on Broadway that seems to attract families. Dating back to the early days with the Barrymores, Astaires, and Redgraves, siblings especially have starred on…

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BWW Reviews: Sher's THE KING AND I is South Pacific's Siamese Twin by Michael Dale

Kelli O'Hara stars in a Bartlett Sher Rodgers and Hammerstein revival that mimics his previous Rodgers and Hammerstein revival.

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BWW Feature: April Showers Show Tunes Bring Young Love by Matt Tamanini

April showers may come your way, they bring flowers that bloom in May So go the words of the old Tin Pan Alley song. When the days begin to get longer, and the daffodils work to pop up throu…

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Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Second City e.t.c.'s 'Soul' finds its groove by Chris Jones

These days at Second City, items of technology have replaced spouses and lovers as the chief antagonist, just as those items of technology have replaced spouses and lovers in real life. Or b…

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‘Lettice and Lovage’ at the Quotidian Theatre Company by Sophia Howes

Tea and Entropy: Lettice and Lovage at the Quotidian Theatre Company Lettice and Lovage is crafted with love, a fitting tribute to a playwright, Peter Shaffer, whose passion for words makes …

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The Price

Wed, May 13 thru Sun, June 21 @ Olney Theatre Center, presented by Olney Theatre Center

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Zombie: The American

Wed, May 27 thru Sun, June 21 @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, presented by Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

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Jumpers for Goalposts

Wed, May 13 thru Sun, June 21 @ Studio Theatre, presented by Studio Theatre

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NSFW (Not Safe for Work)

Wed, May 27 thru Sun, June 21 @ Round House Theatre, presented by Round House Theatre

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Cinderella

Thu, May 7 thru Sun, June 21 @ The Puppet Co. Playhouse, presented by The Puppet Co. Playhouse

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Jarry Inside Out by Richard Henrich

Thu, May 28 thru Sun, June 21 @ Universalist National Memorial Church, presented by Spooky Action Theater

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The Call

Wed, May 13 thru Sun, May 31 @ Theater J, presented by Theater J

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Dog Loves Books

Tue, May 12 @ Publick Playhouse, presented by Publick Playhouse

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Tigers, Dragons, & Other Wise Tails: Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Tue, May 5 thru Fri, May 15 @ Smithsonian Discovery Theater, presented by The Smithsonian Associates

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ArtsPower's production of ''Dog Loves Books''

Sat, May 9 @ The Alden, presented by The Alden

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Priest Tyaire's Torn Between 2 Fathers: The Stage Play

Thu, May 7 thru Sun, May 10 @ Warner Theatre, presented by Warner Theatre

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Workhouse Cabaret Series: Classic vs. Contemporary, Round 2!

Sat, May 2 thru Sun, May 3 @ Workhouse Arts Center, presented by Workhouse Arts Center

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Our Earth, What a Gas!

Wed, May 6 @ Publick Playhouse, presented by Publick Playhouse

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Mo Amer: Legally Homeless

Sun, May 3 @ Warner Theatre, presented by Warner Theatre

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Tue, May 12 thru Sun, June 21 @ Folger Theatre, presented by Folger Theatre -- In a world where heads always wins and pirates can happen to anyone, this fabulously inventive, existentialist …

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Cabaret

Tue, May 12 thru Sun, June 28 @ Signature Theatre, presented by Signature Theatre -- Featuring the treasured songs Maybe This Time, Willkommen, Dont Tell Mama and the title song, Kander and …

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Feet Don't Fail Me Now!

Fri, May 15 thru Sun, May 17 @ John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, presented by John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Known for transforming its tap shoes into new in…

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Cinderella

Sat, May 9 thru Thu, May 21 @ John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, presented by Washington National Opera -- Rossini's popular retelling of Perrault's beloved Cinderella story add…

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Sheng Wang

Fri, May 8 @ AMP by Strathmore, presented by AMP by Strathmore -- Observational comedy with a fresh point of view is on the menu when NBC “Standup for Diversity” winner and John …

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Shirley MacLaine

Sat, May 9 @ Strathmore, presented by Strathmore -- Academy-award winning actress and author, Shirley MacLaine comes to Strathmore to share her life stories and speak her truth as a longtime…

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Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 4/18 Pt 2- THE KING AND I, ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More! by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our April 18 SIP round-up Check out Part 1 HERE.

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BETRAYAL by Harold Pinter by Sandra Kuker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: SANDRA KUKER PR Sandra J. Kuker – SJKukerPr@gmail.com A Drama by Harold Pinter “BETRAYAL” Opening April 24th and running through May 17th, 2015 …

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Hastings toes the ‘Line’ by Peter D. Kramer

Hastings High School follows up one ground-breaking musical with another. Last year, it was Jonathan Larson’s “Rent.” This year, it’s “A Chorus Line,” the…

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Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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An American in Paris by Joel Benjamin

This post is by Joel Benjamin The director/choreographer Christopher Wheeldon has re-envisioned this icon with a panache that borders on the genius, fulfilling the promise he showed with his…

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Guest Blog: How to approach modern verse drama (and why almost no one does) by Richard Obrien

Setting yourself up as a verse dramatist in 2015 is a risky business. As dangerous, old-fashioned professions go, writing a play in iambic pentameter isn’t quite up there with chimney-…

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‘Choking Out the Kudzu’ at The Greenbelt Arts Center by Jenna Jones

In the program notes for Choking Out the Kudzu: The Musical, Director Billie Colombaro says that this show began its journey into being back in 1992. Interestingly, this was just one year af…

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Dobbs Ferry turns into Skid Row by Peter D. Kramer

The tech crew at Dobbs Ferry High School is called “The Rat Pack,” and its three seniors—Vincent Laino, Ryan Mitchell and Philip Monteiro—are its leaders, its Frank, …

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Review: The Three Musketeers by Wendy Rosenfield

The Three Musketeers, written by Alexandre Dumas, with a new adaptation by Quintessence Theatre Group, reviewed by Wendy Rosenfield

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Sunday, April 19, 2015 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Peekskill ready to ease on down the road by Peter D. Kramer

Peekskill High School’s production of “The Wiz” has all things great and small. The small are 4th- and 5th-graders from Hillcrest Elementary School. At a recent rehearsal, …

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This Week on Broadway for April 19, 2015: Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2, An American in Paris, Gigi, and It Shoulda Been You by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere review Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2, An American in Paris, Gigi, and It Shoulda Been You.   —————&#…

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Measure for Measure review – punchy reminder that power corrupts by Lyn Gardner

Barbican, LondonDeclan Donnellan’s Russian-language production has pleasing fluidity and some powerful moments Continue reading...

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Butoh festival mixes humor, horror by Laura Molzahn

You can't beat butoh for variety, creativity and utter investment. Despite, or because of, performers' intense self-focus, it seems butoh can be more open than conventional dance to craft an…

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Review: Martyr/Steep Theatre Company by Zach Freeman

A high school student in Germany, alienated by the hypocrisy and materialism of his surroundings, turns to religious literalism. Soon, he becomes a gleaming-eyed fanatic at war with society …

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A few laugh riots goin’ on in ‘Soul Brother’ show at Second City e.t.c. by Darel Jevens

Despite its Afrocentric title, “Soul Brother, Where Art Thou?” is more MSNBC than BET, flitting ... The post A few laugh riots goin’ on in ‘Soul Brother’ show a…

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Rosanne Cash: The River & The Thread at Strathmore by Vanessa Terzaghi

The smoky, soulful  knows how to make an entrance and how to keep an audience mesmerized. Rosanne Cash played at The Music Center at Strathmore on Friday, April 17, 2015. Her two-hour set f…

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Seeing double at Croton-Harmon’s ‘Sound of Music’ by Peter D. Kramer

Attending a musical rehearsal at Croton-Harmon High School has always been about seeing double. In an effort to give as many kids as possible the opportunity to try their hand at a role, the…

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Photo Flash: Lucy Liu and Jesse Tyler Ferguson Pay a Visit to HAMILTON by BroadwayWorld

The world premiere production of Hamilton, inspired by the book 'Alexander Hamilton' by Ron Chernow, with book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail opened Feb…

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Family Portrait! Meet the Full Cast of FUN HOME, Opening Tonight on Broadway by Meet The Cast

Fun Home, the highly-anticipated, Award-winning American musical, with music by four-time Tony Award nominee Jeanine Tesori, a book and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Lisa Kron and direction b…

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Breaking News: Jenn Colella, Chad Kimball, Rodney Hicks & More Set for New Musical COME FROM AWAY at La Jolla by BroadwayWorld

This just in La Jolla Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for its season opener, the world-premiere musical Come from Away, featuring book, music and lyrics by the Canadian hu…

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Five Broadway tickets to snag before Tony nominations make it impossible | EW.com by Marc Snetiker

This article may only serve you well for the next few days, but it may just be the difference between access to the season’s hottest tickets and standing in line with your visiting relativ…

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Feldberg: Actress Julie White on her new Brodway role

Julie White has had a rich and varied career. Theater fans know her as a very funny comic actress, winner of a Tony Award in 2007 for playing a memorably assertive Hollywood agent in "T…

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Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Mahopac is ready for ‘Blonde’ highlights by Peter D. Kramer

Here’s a sign that Mahopac has just the right girl to play Elle Woods in this week’s “Legally Blonde”: Mention her character’s name and Mahopac senior Olivia De…

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Green Room Roundup: April 19, 2015 by The Team

What songs should you avoid if you want to stand out at your next audition? How can you stay involved in the contemporary musical theater scene if you live far from one of its hubs? What que…

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ArtsBeat: Kenneth Branagh Starting London Theater Company by Roslyn Sulcas

The troupe will include Judi Dench and put on a season of plays.

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Review: Black Cat Cabaret: Salon des Artistes, Café de Royale by Ana Malinovic

The opulent setting of the Café de Royal is home to the Black Cat Cabaret’s Salon des Artistes. When you first enter, the historic, almost intimidatingly grandiose surrounds of the Oscar …

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Review: Lampedusa, Soho Theatre by Lisa Carroll

It can be surprisingly tough to write a review when a show is as brilliant as Anders Lustgarten’s latest play, Lampedusa. Running at the Soho Theatre’s intimate Upstairs space, Lampedusa…

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Review: Alice’s Adventures Underground, The Vaults by Rebecca Latham

‘Drink Me’ or ‘Eat Me’? The answer to that question will determine the route you take through Wonderland; purposefully split off from your party, you could find yo…

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Second Stage Buys The Helen Hayes Theater, Ending Months Of Discussion And Worry by Suzi Steffen

“Carole Rothman, the artistic director of Second Stage, said the theater would be used for plays by contemporary American writers, with a particular emphasis on works by women and mino…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Describes Some West End Theaters as “Not Fit For the Purpose” by Mark Shenton

Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, a global superstar composer, London impresario and leading theatre owner, as well as a notable art collector, has spoken out publicly once again about the substanda…

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Helen Hayes Theater sold to Second Stage after legal battle by Joe Dziemianowicz, Denis Slattery

The Helen Hayes Theatre has finally been sold following an eight year legal battle.

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Ballet star Wendy Whelan coming to Cleveland with 'Restless Creature' tale of transformation by Zachary Lewis

In one hour Saturday, April 25, with four choreographers, former New York City Ballet star Wendy Whelan will relive her metamorphosis and prove to the world that she, like many older balleri…

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Florida Studio Theatre goes for laughs and music this summer by Jay Handelman

Touring cabaret shows fill a summer season with some lighthearted plays and musicals.... Read more » The post Florida Studio Theatre goes for laughs and music this summer appeared first…

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New and Noteworthy: Theater

New This Week Hello Dolly! (Media Theatre) Andrea McArdle has grown from the moppet Annie to the mature meddler Dolly Levi, in this hugely popular '60s musical. Previews Wednesday, Thursday,…

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Q&A: Blake Hammond

Name: Blake HammondWhere are you from? Glen Rose, TexasBroadway credits:  Living on Love, First Date, Sister Act, Elf, Billy Elliot, Hairspray, The Lion King, Kiss Me Kate, The Music Man, O…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/19/15- THE PRODUCERS by Stage Tube

Today in 2001, The Producers opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 2502 performances. The Producers is a musical adapted by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan from Brooks' 1968 film of…

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Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Yassmin and Karmine Alers, cast members of the new musical On...

Yassmin and Karmine Alers, cast members of the new musical On Your Feet!, will be sharing the stage at the Marquis Theatre when the show begins performances in October. 

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Review: Nightingales, New Wimbledon Studio by Hannah Tookey

Discussions around rape culture have been building steadily over the last few years, with attitudes slowly changing. Rape culture is talked about actively and openly by groups such as Cuntry…

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Review: Fight Night, Unicorn Theatre by Rachael Smith

The General Election is taking place in less than three weeks and in London you can barely move for politically-themed theatre seasons and performances – with this many candidates it’s g…

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Review: Plastic Figurines, New Diorama Theatre by Tamsin Paternoster

Ella Carmen Greenhill’s short play brilliantly hinges on a type of awkward miscommunication. Both intricate, frustrated and realistic, the perspectives of both Rose and her autistic brothe…

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It Shouda Been You ***1/2 by Barry

                                    By: Paulanne SimmonsIt Shoulda Been You coulda been great, if Brian Hargrove had just been able to figure out what kind…

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Woodlands is all in this together by Peter D. Kramer

At Woodlands High School this week, the kid playing the jock who loves musicals (despite the fact that his friends give him grief about it) is a jock who loves musicals despite the fact that…

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The School for Scandal, theatre review: Richard Sheridan's satire still presses buttons

In an age where reputations are won and lost at the click of an iPhone, Richard Sheridan’s The School for Scandal is a canny choice for a revival at the Tobacco Factory.

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Century of Slapstick #79: Wished on Mabel by Trav S.D.

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the release date of the Keystone comedy Wished on Mabel.  Mabel Normand starred in and directed the short, which was improvised and shot in Golden Gate…

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Fuse in New York: “An American in Paris” and “Wolf Hall,” Parts One and Two by Iris Fanger

Today's Broadway is at its best presenting blockbuster spectacles like Wolf Hall and An American in Paris.

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Opening Tonight on Broadway: ‘Fun Home’ by Dcontray

Fun Home, the musical based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir, officially opens tonight on Broadway. The emotional and creative production follows Alison from her childhood growing up…

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Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Jonathan Groff by Richard Ridge

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations QampA series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union…

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Light Shining in Buckinghamshire by John Morrison

While many theatres are staging election-related plays in the next three weeks, the National Theatre has shown a flash of genius by reviving a work that confronts all the big questions which…

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This Week’s Picks! All Hail Queen Lesli, Go Home with Chita Rivera & Time Travel with Something Rotten! by Pete Croatto

Hey, you, lounging on a blanket in Central Park—you have five more months to drink wine and eat crackers outside. Besides, there’s way too much fun stuff to do on Broadway and be…

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Carmen Disruption review – compelling deconstruction of Bizet opera by Michael Billington

Simon Stephens’s extraordinary and haunting new play peoples the Carmen story with vivid, isolated characters from our modern urban world Continue reading...

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Ghosts – Fire and Ice by Sandi Durell

    Review by Carol Rocamora   Beware the wrath of Henrik Ibsen: it’s striking the Brooklyn Academy of Music like a thunderbolt from Odin, destroying every living thing in..…

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REVIEW: The Glass Protégé, Park 90 ✭✭ by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Alexander Hulme is intriguing and charismatic as Jackson and you see a glimpse of what a tortured beauty trapped in another man's world can suffer. David R Butler is at his best…

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Joe Stilgoe: musician by David Hutchison

When musician Joe Stilgoe performed at a concert with Maria Friedman, she was so impressed with his audience interaction that she decided

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Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Features: Test your theatre knowledge: Musical theatre ABC

How well can you recognise show logos?

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Century of Slapstick #78: Harold Lloyd’s Oldest Surviving Comedy by Trav S.D.

A red letter day! Today marks the 100th anniversary of the oldest surviving Harold Lloyd comedy Just Nuts.  The Museum of Modern Art has one of the few surviving copies; I had it screened …

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Review: Look, we are breathing/Rivendell Theatre Ensemble by Alex Huntsberger

RECOMMENDED Just because someone’s died doesn’t make their death a martyrdom. It doesn’t mean they were a saint. Complicated or downright negative feelings that a person had for someon…

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Kenneth Branagh Sets Up New Theatre Company With Judi Dench, Lily James, Rob Brydon by Suzi Steffen

Also, the guy who plays Robb Stark on Game of Thrones. “The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company will take up residency at London’s Garrick Theatre for a year in October. The Cinderel…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 08:00AM
Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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BWW's On This Day - April 19, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Music review: Big Russian music, big performances at SLSO

Conductor Vasily Petrenko and pianist Simon Trpceski wow them.

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Family fun plays at the Peabody with 'I Love Lucy'

'I Love Lucy: Live on Stage' showcases the charm of a TV classic

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Regional Arts Commission director Jill McGuire retires after 30 years

"Per capita, St. Louis is the best arts city in the country," she says.

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Sacred Heart and the GWB by Peter D. Kramer

Before this week, the biggest role Alex Guzman had ever held in a play at Sacred Heart High School in Yonkers was as the ship captain in “Anything Goes.” Or maybe a businessman i…

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Dead exciting: the zombie show bringing new blood to theatre by Matthew Hemley

In 2009, on the other side of the world, the idea for a show was born that sought to attract a whole

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Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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On the air at Rockland Country Day by Peter D. Kramer

Will Youmans (inset) is from a show-business family. His mom is playwright Elizabeth Egloff. His dad builds sets for Broadway, including the Sinatra musical, “Come Fly Away” and …

Linked From The Journal News at 06:59AM

VIDEO: Mike Dixon on Musical Direction and Creative Team Parity by Mike Dixon

Continuing our feature series educating audiences on the importance of musical directors, My Theatre Mates co-founder Mark Shenton interviews musical director and Also Recognised Awards part…

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Come From Away to get La Jolla premiere with three Canadians in cast by Richard Ouzounian

Play by authors of My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding is about Sept. 11 aftermath in Gander, Newfoundland

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Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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What happens when an Oscar winner does a musical? by Allison Hilbig

  Catherine Martin - better known as CM State:  NSW …

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Jean-Christophe Maillot: 'What about people who don't know about dance?' by Mark Monahan

Mark Monahan heads to Monaco to meet the director of Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo

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Sean Holmes: ‘No one talks about the deep conservatism in British acting’ by Matt Trueman

When Sean Holmes took over the Lyric Hammersmith six years ago, he laid out his ambition to turn it into a kind

Linked From The Stage Registration at 05:00AM
Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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To each her own by Deborah Jones

Sydney Opera House, April 2, 4 and 7 TWO and bit years ago, when Paris Opera Ballet came to Sydney with its production of Giselle, I was able to see three excitingly different readings of th…

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Against Captain’s Orders review – the historical thrill is extraordinary by Susannah Clapp

National Maritime Museum, LondonPunchdrunk’s seafaring show for children is earnest but brings the past brilliantly to lifeThe astounding feature of a Punchdrunk show is the amount of stuf…

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Uisge-Beatha Gu Leòr (Whisky Galore) review – a suitable whiff of whimsy by Clare Brennan

Òran Mór, Glasgow Iain Finlay Macleod’s Gaelic updating of Compton Mackenzie’s classic is funny but loses something on the way Continue reading...

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Alice’s Adventures Underground review – never a dull moment by Kate Kellaway

The Vaults, London An aptly subterranean reworking of Lewis Carroll’s masterpiece is the perfect remedy for grown-ups who have forgotten what it is to play Continue reading...

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The School for Scandal review – tittle-tattle a la mode by Susannah Clapp

Tobacco Factory, BristolSheridan’s classic is given a modern twist in Andrew Hilton’s pitch-perfect production Continue reading...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber: 'London's West End theatres are uncomfortable and outdated' by Patrick Sawer

Andrew Lloyd Webber describes many of London's venues as 'not fit for purpose', with cramped seating offering poor views of the stage

Linked From The Telegraph at 03:00AM
Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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The Twits review – Enda Walsh clobbers Dahl’s comic caper by Susannah Clapp

Royal Court, LondonWalsh’s ‘mischievous’ dialogue and plot additions largely obscure Dahl’s nimble, knockabout nastinessThis is not what the Roald Dahl estate wants to hear. Billy, s…

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Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch: Gebirge; Theo Clinkard – review by Luke Jennings

Sadler’s Wells; the Place, London A nightmare vision from Pina Bausch insinuates and alienates, while Theo Clinkard takes his twisting, looping time to delightful effect Continue reading...

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Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Fun Home Leaps from Page to Stage; Opens Officially on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Ready to come to the Fun Home? The Broadway premiere of Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori’s musical opens officially on April 19 at the Circle in the Square Theatre. The show, based on the …

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Sunday, April 19, 2015 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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‘The Romantics Wagner & Liszt’ at The In Series by Jessica Vaughan

The In Series self-described salon-style concert tribute is a celebration of musical mastery – from the two composers featured to the pianists and singers – The Romantics Wagner & Li…

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A Backstage Look As HAMILTON Pays Tribute To A CHORUS LINE For 40th Anniversary With Original Cast by Pat Cerasaro

A closer look as HAMILTON tributes A CHORUS LINE in an unforgettable way

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Opening Night: After An Acclaimed Public Theater Run, Fun Home Officially Opens on Broadway Tonight

Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron collaborated on musicalizing Alison Bechdel's acclaimed graphic memoir.

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I Can’t Believe I Just Watched This!: “Riddick” by Monica Reida

Thanks to Meghan-Annette for suggesting this film for “I Can’t Believe I Just Watched This!” After watching “Myra Breckinridge” I found myself explaining to peo…

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Constantine Maroulis, Amy Spanger, Felicia Finley Are Part of Tonight’s Wedding Singer Reunion Conce by Andrew Gans

The Wedding Singer Reunion Concert, featuring songs from the Tony-nominated 2006 musical, plays 54 Below April 19.

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Playbill Vault’s Today In Theatre History: April 19 by David Gewirtzman and Anne Bradley, Ernio Hernandez and Robert Viagas

1946 Actor Tim Curry is born in Cheshire, England. He will create memorable Broadway roles including Frank N. Furter in The Rocky Horror Show, Mozart in Amadeus, Dada artist Tristan Tzara in…

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Groundbreaking Graphic Memoir Is New Broadway Musical Fun Home Opens Tonight by Adam Hetrick

The critically acclaimed musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel's graphic memoir Fun Home, which parallels her own coming of age as a lesbian and the suicide of her closeted gay father, of…

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Playbill Poll: What’s Your Favorite Cover of a Broadway Song Performed by a Pop Singer? by Olivia Clement

Pop and musical theatre fans recenlty united in their common love of Josh Groban and Kelly Clarkson's cover of the romantic Phantom duet "All I Ask of You." P…

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Surviving Brain Surgery On the Way to Broadway: Sisters Take the Stage Together in On Your Feet! by Whitney Spaner

Yassmin and Karmine Alers, cast members of the new Broadway musical On Your Feet!, will be sharing the stage at the Marquis Theatre when the show l begins performances in October. But the ro…

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Schools of the Stars: Where Fun Home Cast and Creators Went to College by Sarah Jane Arnegger

Where the principals of the Broadway musical Fun Home pursued their college studies.

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The Hills Are Alive Again! “The Sound of Music” Returning to Cinemas Today by Robert Viagas

"The Sound of Music," the classic movie musical based on Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic Broadway musical, will return to selected cinemas nationally on April 19 and 22.

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Reefer Madness Cast Reunites for “4/20 Concert Event” April 19-20! by Michael Gioia

The cult classic musical Reefer Madness will be presented in concert, starring a slew of original cast members from the stage production and the film, April 19 at 11:30 PM and April 20 at 7 …

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Application Pending, Starring YouTube Sensation Christina Bianco, Ends Off-Broadway by Adam Hetrick

Application Pending, the new Off-Broadway comedy starring Christina Bianco, ends its run April 19 at the Westside Theatre.

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Kathryn Grody Brings New Solo Show Off-Broadway Tonight by Olivia Clement

Following her acclaimed 1998 Broadway monlogue play, A Mom's Life, Obie winner Kathryn Grody performs another self-penned, one-woman show, Falling Apart...Together, at the Classi…

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At Home With An American in Paris’ Max von Essen, a Handyman in Hell’s Kitchen by Micki Siegel

Playbill.com's new column offers readers an exclusive inside look at the homes of Broadway's stars and behind-the-scenes movers and shakers.

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