Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Driving creativity across Regional Victoria by Arts Review

The Victorian Government is developing a new plan to grow creative jobs, events and activities in regional Victoria – and local communities will help shape it. Minister for Creative Indust…

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Review: Bulldozer: The Ballad of Robert Moses

New York City's master builder gets a new rock musical off-Broadway.

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Review: The Children

The apocalypse is now in this London transfer from Manhattan Theatre Club.

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Scratching An Itch by Joe Patti

There is a story I first saw in Non-Profit Quarterly that has been bothering me for a couple weeks. San Diego based arts organization ARTS (A Reason To Survive) is apparently in danger of cl…

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THE CHILDREN - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Howard Miller

The Children, Lucy Kirkwood's all too believable play about the aftermath of a nuclear accident, is much more than a cautionary dystopian tale.

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Review: ‘The Children’ is an exquisite look at human life by Charles Isherwood

The room is a very modestly furnished kitchen: mismatched chairs around a table, a miniature refrigerator, a scruffy but cozy-looking armchair, slightly out of place. But this mundane settin…

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21st Biennale of Sydney unveils artistic program by Arts Review

The Biennale of Sydney has announced the 70 artists who will present work at seven venues across Sydney for three months from 16 March until 11 June 2018 for the 45th anniversary of Austral…

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. Lookingglass Alice at Baltimore Center Stage. “Deftly paced and beautifully executed.” – Timoth David Copney. READ review. Synopsis: This contemporary retelling puts …

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Review: Hilary Hahn Plays Bernstein with The Philadelphia Orchestra by Steve Cohen

The Leonard Bernstein Centenary continues with concerts by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra. Last weekend’s performances featured one of Bernstein’s most interesting…

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Theater Commentary: Horovitz and Sexual Harassment — Why Did it Take Over 20 Years? by Bill Marx

Does anyone really believe that there is no sexual harassment going on in Boston area theater companies today?

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Book Review: “Time of Gratitude” — The Quiet Happiness of Being Unnecessary by Jim Kates

Russian poet Grennady Aygi wrote as an outsider, an ethnic outlier as well as a free-verse stylist of his generation.

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Review: Red Velvet (Chicago Shakespeare Theater) by Lauren Whalen

Chicago Shakespeare Theater's Red Velvet chronicles Ira Aldridge’s groundbreaking but ill-timed two-day run as Othello at Covent Garden in 1833, the first African-American actor to star on…

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Concert Review: ‘Holidays, Hearts, and Home Benefit Concert for Puerto Rico’ at Arena Stage by Mary Ann Johnson

Last night’s “Holidays, Hearts, and Home Benefit Concert for Puerto Rico” was an incredible opportunity to catch some of the D.C. area’s best and brightest on the stage, alon…

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Read Reviews for Lucy Kirkwood’s The Children on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The acclaimed new British play, set in the wake of a nuclear disaster, makes its American debut.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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‘Moulin Rouge!’ will bring sensual cabaret to Broadway by Michael Riedel

The big event on Broadway this week is taking place on the Lower East Side, where “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” is having a no-expense-spared workshop. Heavy-hitters, including Broadway’…

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Theater Review: ‘The Real Americans’ at Mosaic Theater Company of DC by Elle Marie Sullivan

Early in President Obama’s administration, Dan Hoyle left his urban liberal bubble of San Francisco to travel Small Town America and meet the “real Americans.” He wanted to understand …

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Impure Thoughts by Arts Review

Claire Healy fought a good fight against the torrential rain and weather madness outside the Melba Spiegeltent. While at times it sounded like it was going to lift the building up and fling …

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Bulldozer Review: Constantine Maroulis as Robert Moses, Singing Power Broker by New York Theater

To outsiders, a rock musical that presents a long-dead public official as a tragic villain, and a disagreement over public policy as high drama, might sound ludicrous from the get-go. But th…

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Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh In on THE CHILDREN on Broadway by Review Roundups

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Royal Court Theatre's production of The Children, the new play by Olivier Award winner Lucy Kirkwood Chimerica, directed by James MacDonald …

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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The Past is Never Far: A Look at THE CHILDREN & Other Tales of Old History and Current Consequences by Alexa Criscitiello

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Royal Court Theatre's production of The Children, the new play by Olivier Award winner Lucy Kirkwood Chimerica, directed by James MacDonald …

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Wonkybot Announces Season 2 of MAKING OF A MUSICAL Docuseries; New Trailer! by BroadwayWorld

Season two of MAKING OF A MUSICAL, a four-part documentary event series from the creators of the TARA TREMENDOUS musical, will debut in early 2018, it was announced today by Jonathan Chase, …

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Theater News: BroadwayHD Films John Patrick Shanley's Portuguese Kid

Jason Alexander starred with Sherie Rene Scott in the Manhattan Theatre Club production.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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THE TWILIGHT ZONE Almeida, N1 by Libby Purves and Friends

TO BOLDLY DREAM.. MAINLY OF PLYWOOD AND PROPS   THE TWILIGHT ZONE was , long before the phrase was coined, “appointment-to-view television”. In the US in the 50s and 60s families ga…

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Theater News: Thomas Schumacher Elected Chairman of the Board of Broadway League

Schumacher runs Disney Theatrical Productions.

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‘The Season of Womyn’ Is Coming to the Flea Theater by Peter Libbey

The nonprofit theater in TriBeCa will offer three world premieres in its coming season, starting with a new play by Steph Del Rosso on Jan. 22.

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Video Flash: Watch Scenes From Lucy Kirkwood's The Children

Kirkwood makes her Broadway debut at Manhattan Theatre Club.

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Blind actor Alex Bulmer leads the way into theatre's future by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Starring in The Story, playwright returns to Toronto to participate in theatre culture that's more tolerant of disabilities.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater News: Lin-Manuel Miranda to Help Spearhead Toys 4 Puerto Rico Drive

The Hamilton creator partners with Toys"R"Us, Telemundo, Hispanic Federation, and R.Evolución Latina.

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WAITING FOR YOSHIO: HANJO by Sandi Durell

  by Samuel L. Leiter   During the early 1950s, Yukio Mishima (1925-1970), one of twentieth-century Japan’s greatest and most unusual writers, wrote many original plays for both …

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Thomas Schumacher elected as chairman of Broadway League by Caitlin Huston

Thomas Schumacher, president of Disney Theatrical, was announced Tuesday as the new chairman of the board of the Broadway League. Schumacher, also a producer at Disney Theatrical, takes over…

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Chicago Review: In "White Christmas" the lights of a holiday inn are all aglow! by Chris Jones

The cast of RANDY SKINNER's annual high-quality production includes Tonay Award-winning Karen Ziemba and Conrad John Schuck: what's not to like?

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Odds & Ends: Billy Crudup on Why Harry Clarke Is the Best 80 Minutes Off-Broadway & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Billy Crudup on Why Harry Clarke Is the Best 80 Minutes Off-Broadway Billy Crudup is back onstage in David Cale's accla…

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Backstage at SpongeBob SquarePants with Lilli Cooper, Episode 7: Opening Night! by Broadway.com

SpongeBob SquarePants' Lilli Cooper shows us what happens on opening night as well as her killer workout, pirate talk and more!

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Disney Theatrical President Thomas Schumacher Elected Chairman of the Broadway League by Broadway.com

The Broadway League has announced that Thomas Schumacher, president and producer, Disney Theatrical Productions, was elected as chairman of the board of The Broadway League on December 12. S…

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Teenage Wasteland! Check Out These Photos from Cruel Intentions' Off-Broadway Opening by Lindsey Sullivan

A juicy tale of scandal and revenge scored by the best songs of the '90s? Cruel Intentions: The Musical is all that and more. The off-Broadway production opened at New York's (Le) Po…

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Compass Rose will soon be on the move. Plans announced for a new, state-of-the-art theatre in Annapolis by Lorraine Treanor

One of the big stories of 2018 is already coming into focus: several theatre companies will be moving into new spaces. One of them was announced today. Rumors have been floating about that C…

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Not Another Christmas! The Musical by Sandi Durell

  Letters and Christmas Lore   By Marcina Zaccaria   How do you say exactly the right thing at Christmas time? This Christmas, Stomping Ground Theatre Company and Gwen Arment …

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Alan Cumming, The Civilians, Shaina Taub and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub by BroadwayWorld

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from December 13-24, 2017, including Justin Vivian Bond, Alan Cumming, The Civilians, Shaina Taub and more.

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Review: The InSeries’ ‘An Operetta Holiday’ at Gala Hispanic Theatre by Darby Dejarnette

The InSeries’ An Operetta Holiday, written and directed by Nick Olcott, is a charming aural journey through the era between opera and musicals. Four male and four female singers delivered …

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Win a double pass to The Wizard of Oz in Sydney by AussieTheatre

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to The Wizard of Oz at the Capitol Theatre on Tuesday January 2, 2018. The London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz had its Australian P…

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Tony Nominee Raúl Esparza Plans An Evening of Song & Spirit in NYC by Robert Viagas

The four-time Tony nominee will sing and discuss his spiritual life.

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Disney Theatrical Productions' Thomas Schumacher Elected Board Chairman at The Broadway League by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway League has announced that Thomas Schumacher, President amp Producer, Disney Theatrical Productions, was elected as Chairman of the Board of The Broadway League today.

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Second Season of The Good Fight, With Christine Baranski and Audra McDonald, Sets Premiere Date by Andrew Gans

Bernadette Peters will also return for an episode.

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Photo Flash: Cruel Intentions: The Musical Opens Off-Broadway

Lauren Zakrin, Constantine Rousouli, and Carrie St. Louis star in this adaptation of the 1999 film, running through February 19.

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Video Flash: Celebrate the First Night of Hanukkah in Santa Monica With Michael Feinstein

Feinstein previews his upcoming holiday show.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Hundred Days by Darryl Reilly

Written by The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher, the show presents a stylized take on the couple’s love at first sight meeting, the complications it caused with their partners at the time, their…

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MTC's THE PORTUGUESE KID Will Be Released by Broadway HD by BroadwayWorld

Performances may have already concluded for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere production of The Portuguese Kid, but there will be more chances to see the cast in action. BroadwayWorld …

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The Lion King's Moving Dual-Language 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' Has Made Our Holiday Season by Broadway.com

Disney’s hit musical The Lion King has released its first dual-language music video of “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” performed in Spanish and English featuring Mexico Cit…

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From Joyful to Eerie: Watch Highlights from The Children on Broadway by Olivia Clement

Lucy Kirkwood’s play makes its American debut following an acclaimed world premiere in London.

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Watch Joshua Turchin’s Touching Song From the Los Angeles TrevorLIVE Concert by Robert Viagas

The young star sang a number from the score of Trevor The Musical at the event honoring Kristin Chenoweth and Tom Ford.

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Theater News: SPACE on Ryder Farm Announces Season Extension Residents

The residency will take place in February 2018.

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Go-Go’s to Go to Broadway with Head Over Heels by Mark A. Robinson

Songs from the 80s pop band The Go-Go’s will compose the score for the Broadway-bound musical Head Over Heels. Playing San Francisco’s Curran Theatre in the spring of 2018 prior to its B…

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Inside the Opening Night of Cruel Intentions: The Musical by Hannah Vine

The show, a musical adaptation of the cult ‘90s film, officially opened December 11 at (le) Poisson Rouge.

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Photo Flash: Michael Urie and More in Rehearsal for HAMLET at D.C.'s Shakespeare Theatre Company by BroadwayWorld

The Shakespeare Theatre Company STC presents Hamlet, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. Shakespeare's mo…

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‘M. Butterfly’ Will Close This Sunday on Broadway by Andrew R. Chow

The revival, directed by Julie Taymor and starring Clive Owen, failed to draw an audience and will end its run even earlier than expected.

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Watch This Moving Dual-Language Version of Lion King’s ‘Can You Feel the Love Tonight’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The acoustic rendition features Broadway’s Nala and Mexico City’s Simba.

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House Theater announces cast of 'Hatfield & McCoy' by Morgan Greene

Casting is complete for the new production of “Hatfield & McCoy,” the House Theatre of Chicago announced Tuesday. The Hatfields include: Robert D. Hardaway as Devil Anse Hatfield, Marika…

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Ernie Harburg and Deena Rosenberg Will Celebrate the Music and Politics of Yip Harburg by Robert Viagas

The Wizard of Oz lyricist’s son and daughter-in-law will join cabaret singer Harvey Granat at the 92nd Street Y in NYC December 14.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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'Nutcracker'-palooza! An insider guide to the holiday dance classic by Lauren Warnecke

Whether your household is filled with serious dance enthusiasts or you’re a once-every-couple-of-years kind of family, “The Nutcracker” has crept its way into Chicago’s holiday tradi…

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Andre De Shields-Helmed AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' to Play NJPAC This Winter by BroadwayWorld

New Jersey Performing Arts Center NJPAC presents Ain't Misbehavin'. Experience the glory of the Harlem Renaissance in a musical production brimming with 'contagious energy' The New York Time…

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Glenn Close Will Moderate Town Hall Chat to Celebrate Release of Andrew Lloyd Webber's UNMASKED by BroadwayWorld

Written entirely in his own words, internationally acclaimed composer Andrew Lloyd Webber recounts his fascinating life and remarkable career in UNMASKED, Lloyd Webber's new autobiography wh…

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Five City Ballet Dancers Accuse Peter Martins of Abuse by BroadwayWorld

The New York Times reports that five City Ballet Dancers have accused Peter Martins of abuse - with one incident dating as far back as 1993, with no action having been taken at that time.

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Photo Flash: First Look at Charlie Stemp, Elaine Paige and More in DICK WHITTINGTON at the London Palladium by BroadwayWorld

Qdos Entertainment's production of Dick Whittington runs at the London Palladium for five weeks over the Festive season, until Sunday 14 January 2018. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the c…

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BWW Exclusive: Discovering Heather Headley by BroadwayWorld

Today, December 12, 2017, Broadway Dreams will honor Tony and Grammy Award-winner Heather Headley in celebration of 20 years since her Broadway debut in Disney's landmark musical The Lion Ki…

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Winter Shorts: Welcome Holiday Warmth Against The Chill by Bill Hirschman

Over 21 years, City Theatre’s ever-expanding enterprises have developed and maintained a brand-level reputation for entertaining theater; its return to cool weather programming with the cu…

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See Frozen’s Caissie Levy, The Skivvies, and More Preview Their Holiday Concert Shows by Marc J. Franklin

A look at the upcoming cabaret acts to catch at Feinstein’s/54 Below this holiday season.

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VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Tackles Roy Moore Controversy with SOUND OF MUSIC Tune in Latest Parody by BroadwayWorld

In his newest song parody, Randy Rainbow takes on the Roy Moore controversy with 'Sixteen Going on Seventeen' from THE SOUND OF MUSIC. Check it out below

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The Lion King's Dual-Language 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' Has Made Our Holiday Season by Broadway.com

Disney’s hit musical The Lion King has released its first dual-language music video of “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” performed in Spanish and English featuring Mexico Cit…

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Experience the World of Lucy Kirkwood's Powerful Play The Children by Broadway.com

Show clips from Lucy Kirkwood's The Children.

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Glenn Close Will Host Town Hall Conversation With Andrew Lloyd Webber by Andrew Gans

The Tony winners will discuss Lloyd Webber’s forthcoming autobiography, Unmasked.

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How Johnny Carson’s Former Band Leader Wound Up With the Philharmonic by Lucy Kraus

Doc Severinsen joins the New York Philharmonic for their annual Holiday Brass concert of carols and winter-themed tunes.

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Bette Midler Adds One Final Hello, Dolly! Performance to Benefit the Actors Fund; Tickets Now on Sale by Ryan McPhee

The Tony winner takes her final bow at the Shubert Theatre January 14, 2018.

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Review: ‘Aladdin: A Musical Panto’ at People’s Light by Deb Miller

Continuing its signature holiday tradition this year with the company’s 14th annual panto – a family-friendly seasonal brand of musical-comedy entertainment, with origins dating back to …

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VIDEO: First Look - Josh Groban, Kelly Clarkson Perform 'PHANTOM's 'All I Ask of You' for CBS Holiday Special by BroadwayWorld

Josh Groban will headline the 19th annual A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS WITH JOSH GROBAN, to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 19 800-900 PM, ETPT on the CBS Television Network. Check out a sneak peek

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Take a Look at Olivier Winner Elaine Paige in The London Palladium’s Dick Whittington by Hannah Vine

The pantomime began performances at the London venue December 9.

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Theater Commentary: Twenty Years Ago — Stonewalling Charges of Sexual Harassment by Arts Fuse Editor

These articles dramatize, sadly, who was listened to and who wasn't in the sexual allegations against playwright Israel Horowitz in the early '90s.

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‘Head Over Heels’ Sets Sights on Broadway, After San Francisco by Michael Paulson

The musical, which marries a 16th-century romance with the songs of the Go-Go’s, had its first production in 2015.

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CINDERELLA – Edinburgh ★★★★ by Thom Dibdin

Shona Reppe’s puppet version of Cinderella at the Traverse Theatre until Christmas Eve is a thing of airy, subtle wonder. The familiar fairy story is told with grace, space and imagination…

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Theater News: Clive Owen-Led M. Butterfly Moves Up Its Closing Date

Julie Taymor directs the revival.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Susan Stroman To Lead CRAZY FOR YOU Developmental Lab by Alan Henry

BroadwayWorld has learned that the Susan Stroman directed production of CRAZY FOR YOU will hold a developmental lab in New York City in January.

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Leah Nanako Winkler Receives 2017-19 Jerome Fellowship by American Theatre Editors

Chosen by the Lark out of 286 applicants, she'll embark on a two-year fellowship to develop a new play.

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Music News: Corey Cott, Ana Villafañe Set for West Side Story at the Kennedy Center

The pair will star in a production of the National Symphony Orchestra Pops.

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‘M. Butterfly’ to close early by Broadway News

M. Butterfly will fly away from Broadway even earlier than expected. The recent revival of David Henry Hwang’s Tony Award-winning drama will play its final performance at the Cort Theatre …

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Ana Gasteyer Talks Debuting a New Pasek & Paul Song in A Christmas Story Live, Her Dream Encores! Revival, & SNL Fan Faves

Ana Gasteyer talks the "contagiously joyful" A Christmas Story Live, debuting a new Pasek & Paul song, SNL fan favorites, and reviving Mame at Encores!

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BWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE CHILDREN on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld TV

The Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Royal Court Theatre's production of The Children, opens tonight, Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre 261 Wes…

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The Parisian Woman by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Inspired by Henri Becque’s notorious 1885 "La Parisienne," credited as the first Naturalistic French play, Willimon has taken its plot, characters and themes of sex, adultery, betrayal and…

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Music in the key of Glass: American Composers Orchestra, New York

Programmed by the composer himself, a Zankel Hall concert illustrates Philip Glass’s pervasive influence

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Go-Go's Musical Head Over Heels, Co-Produced by Gwyneth Paltrow, to Play Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

We got the beat! As previously speculated, Head Over Heels, the new musical featuring the iconic songs of The Go-Go's, has solidified plans for a Broadway premiere. The mu…

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M. Butterfly Will Close Earlier Than Planned on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The new Broadway production of David Henry Hwang's 1988 Tony-winning play M. Butterfly will now play its final performance at the Cort Theatre on December 17. The production ha…

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Latina Christmas Special by Vanessa Cate

Latina Christmas Special Reviewed by Jenny Lower Los Angeles Theater Center Through January 7First performed in 2013, the Latino Theater Company’s Latina Christmas Special reunites three c…

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Curve of Departure director its revisions at Studio Theatre by Keith Loria

The team of playwright Rachel Bonds and director Mike Donahue (The Wolfe Twins) has returned to Studio Theatre to present Curve of Departure, fresh from its world premiere at South Coast Rep…

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My Fair Lady Announces Additional Casting by Mark A. Robinson

My Fair Lady, the classic Broadway musical with a score by Alan Jay Learner and Frederick Loewe and based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, will be receiving a Broadway revival at Lincol…

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Theater News: Go-Go's Head Over Heels, Produced by Gwyneth Paltrow, Sets Pre-Broadway Run

The musical will try out at the Curran Theatre before moving to New York City.

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Ashes to Ashes by Vanessa Cate

Ashes to Ashes Reviewed by Neal Weaver Odyssey Theatre Through January 14 Playwright Debbie Bolsky set out to write a classic old-style madcap comedy, but what she produced is a singularly i…

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M. BUTTERFLY Will Now Play Final Broadway Performance Next Week by BroadwayWorld

The first Broadway revival of David Henry Hwang's Tony Award -winning play, M. BUTTERFLY will play its final performance on Sunday, December 17, 2017, after playing 19 previews and 61 regula…

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M. BUTTERFLY Will Now Play Final Broadway Performance This Weekend by BroadwayWorld

The first Broadway revival of David Henry Hwang's Tony Award -winning play, M. BUTTERFLY will play its final performance on Sunday, December 17, 2017, after playing 19 previews and 61 regula…

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It’s a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play by Vanessa Cate

It’s a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play Reviewed by Lovell Estell III Theatre Unleashed Through December 17 Most of us are familiar with Frank Capra’s much-loved movie about George Bailey …

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Julie Taymor M. Butterfly Revival, Starring Clive Owen, Moves Up Broadway Closing Date by Adam Hetrick

The revival of David Henry Hwang’s Tony-winning play will close this week.

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Go-Go's Musical HEAD OVER HEELS Will Come to Broadway in 2018-19 Following Run in San Francisco! by BroadwayWorld

Producers Rick Ferrari, Donovan Leitch, Christine Russell, Gwyneth Paltrow, Louise Gund, Hunter Arnold and Tom Kirdahy have just announced that Head Over Heels, the new musical featuring the…

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‘Head over Heels’ bound for Broadway next season by Broadway News

“Head over Heels” is heading to Broadway next season after a run in San Fransisco. The musical, which features the songs of The Go-Go’s, had its world premiere at the Oregon Shakespear…

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‘A bold re-envisioning’: GUYS & DOLLS – Manchester by Ian Foster

Michael Buffong's reinterpretation of Guys and Dolls, a co-production between the Royal Exchange and Talawa Theatre, is just that, a bold re-envisioning of the classic musical that consequen…

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Fred Wesley & The New J.B.s! at Ronnie Scott’s, London — their revolutionary rhythms are still relevant

The aisles were packed with dancers at this pulsating gig from the trombonist and his band

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Goops! Gwyneth Paltrow Is Go-Going To Co-Produce ‘Head Over Heels’ On Broadway by Jeremy Gerard

Goop entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow will join producers Rick Ferrari, Donovan Leitch, Christine Russell, Louise Gund, Hunter Arnold and Tom Kirdahy in presenting Head Over Heels, a new musical…

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Go-Go’s Musical Head Over Heels, Produced by Gwyneth Paltrow, Will Play San Francisco Before Broadway Bow by Ryan McPhee

Tony winner Michael Mayer will direct the new musical, featuring music by the all-female rock band.

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VIDEO: Listen to Joey Pero's 'Happy Xmas (War Is Over)' Single, Featuring Laura Osnes by BroadwayWorld

Actormusician Joey Pero just released his new single 'Happy Xmas War Is Over,' originally written and recorded by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. The single features Broadway Leading Lady Laura Os…

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Dance at the Festival d’Automne, Paris — imagination and promise

African women tell their countries’ stories in uncompromising style

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Grimly Handsome at the Royal Court, London — a hallucinatory trip

The theatre’s Christmas show is a surreal urban fairytale

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Veteran stage manager Chris Porter saves Toronto show by Brad Wheeler

Porter was called upon to step in when an emergency threatened to cancel a preview performance of Grease

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Theater News: Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Greg Hildreth Set for Frozen Panel

The discussion will take place at BroadwayCon.

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REVIEW: The Secret Seven, Storyhouse Chester ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Secret Seven is terrific entertainment for children and adults alike. A must-see over the festive period! This post REVIEW: The Secret Seven, Storyhouse Chester ✭✭✭…

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Theatre News: Everybody's Talking About Jamie to perform at the WhatsOnStage Awards

The cast of the new musical will perform a section from the hit show

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BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Dreams Big at Broadway Sessions! by Ben Cameron

A dream is a wish your heart makes. I dreamed a dream in time gone by. To dream the impossible dream . well anyway, you get it. Broadway loves to dream. And nobody facilitates those dreams q…

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Play Ball! See Whoopi Goldberg & More Step Out for Star-Studded Damn Yankees Concert by Lindsey Sullivan

This cast had heart! Roundabout Theatre Company's benefit performance of Damn Yankees took place on December 11 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. The starry cast included Whoopi Goldberg,…

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‘I used to think the arts were welcoming’: How to get ahead w/o connections? by Guest Bloggers

The Crystal Egg Live director Elif Knight looks back on how a lack of 'connections' has impacted her career to date - and makes a strong case for all of us to put a stronger focus on diversi…

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Tony Winner John Kander Will Receive Signature’s Stephen Sondheim Award by Andrew Gans

The legendary composer will be honored in March 2018.

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Soldier Poet, an on-the-ground view of the war in Aleppo (review) by Steven McKnight

Perhaps in years to come we will better appreciate the horrors of the battle of Aleppo, Syria which stretched from 2012-2016.  Playwright Darcy Parker Bruce makes a valiant attempt to rende…

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Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Sets Dates for Off-Broadway Winter Premieres by Olivia Clement

New solo works by Dael Orlandersmith and Mashuq Mushtaq Deen will debut in repertory Off-Broadway in January.

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Exclusive! Watch Off-Broadway’s Friends The Musical Sing About Janice, Pivot!, Richard, & Fat Monica

Take a look at the hilarious and creative new parody musical of Friends.

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Mariah Carey’s Christmas show is like something out of the 1970s

The singer’s seasonal tour reaches London’s O2 Arena

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Tax-efficient gift schemes saves record number of treasures for UK

A Renaissance foot and Brunel’s cigar case are among artworks and historical items protected

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New Victory Theater Announces 2017-18 LabWorks Artists by American Theatre Editors

Ten new works for young audiences will be created through the LabWorks Artists program.

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Twilight Zone composer Sarah Angliss: ‘I’m trying to make sound that gets under your skin’ by Holly Williams

Composer and professional theremin player Sarah Angliss talks to Holly Williams about creating the music for Richard Jones’ adaptation of the classic

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Christmas gift ideas: 9 books for thespy people by Susan Elkin

If you’re looking for a present, bound to make your beloved theatre person giggle all Christmas morning, then West End Producer’s shiny new book is the obvious 2017 choice.

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Opening Night: Playwright Lucy Kirkwood Set to Make Broadway Debut With The Children

Francesca Annis, Ron Cook, and Deborah Findlay star in the Royal Court production at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre as it opens tonight.

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Photo Flash: Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Morrison, and More Star in Damn Yankees Concert

Proceeds from the benefit concert reading will support Roundabout Theatre Company programs and initiatives.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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BWW Review: JULIUS CAESAR, Barbican Theatre by Gary Naylor

A straight, gimmick-free production of Julius Caesar that may be as relevant today as at any time in the last 420 years.

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FROZEN Creators to Go Behind the Scenes at BroadwayCon 2018 by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayCon has announced today that Disney Theatrical's new Broadway musical Frozen has joined the BroadwayCon 2018 lineup.

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Richard Kind, Karen Ziemba and More Original Stars to Reunite for 54 SINGS CURTAINS This Winter by BroadwayWorld

Members of the original Broadway production of John Kander, Fred Ebb, Rupert Holmes, and Peter Stone's CURTAINS, which opened on Broadway in 2007, will reunite for a concert presentation of …

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John Kander to receive a Signature Theatre honor named for an illustrious peer by Peter Marks

The celebrated composer, will be feted in Washington on March 19.

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West End Stars Set for FROM BAT TO BROADWAY at Leicester Square Theatre by BroadwayWorld

A host of West End Performers join forces for one night only on Sunday March 25th 2018 at Leicester Square Theatre for 'From Bat to Broadway - Harry Kit Lee amp Friends'.

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SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS – Palace Theatre transformed into Day-Glo theme park for Bikini Bottom by Oscar E Moore

Who knew?  Who knew that a simple sponge living in a pineapple at the bottom of the sea in a town called Bikini Bottom could erupt on Broadway at the Palace Theatre as an ingenious, put-a-s…

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Terrance Mann and Douglas Sills Sign on for National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Gala Honoring Jerry Zaks by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominees Terrance Mann Pippin and Douglas Sills War Paint, The Scarlet Pimpernel will join some of Broadway's biggest and brightest names lighting the stage in the all-star gala …

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New Works by Stephen Adly Guirgis and More Slated for LAByrinth Theater Company's 2018 Barn Series by BroadwayWorld

LAByrinth Theater Company announces the selections for their Annual Barn Series, the award-winning company's free play reading series. Running January 22-28, 2018, this year's Barn Series fe…

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Review: Detoured From ‘La La Land’ for a Comic Stop in ‘Boulder City’ by Alexis Soloski

Jimmy Fowlie’s one-man show satirizes the struggling, self-involved actress played by Emma Stone in the movie.

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Video: In rehearsals for The Grinning Man, a 'dark cracked fairytale'

The ghoulish adaptation of the Victor Hugo novel opens at the Trafalgar Studios next week

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John Kander to Receive Signature Theatre's 2018 Stephen Sondheim Award in D.C. by BroadwayWorld

On March 19, 2018, Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre will honor legendary Broadway composer John Kander with the company's ninth Stephen Sondheim Award.

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Alec Baldwin Eyes Broadway For Solo Trump Show, With Lorne Michaels’ Blessing by Jeremy Gerard

If Tina Fey can do it, why not her 30 Rock co-star Alec Baldwin? And if their SNL commander-in-chief can honcho her Broadway show, why not his as well? Those were the questions raised Monday…

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Chita Rivera in Chicago: At age 84, she can still sing about the livin' yet to do by Chris Jones

Chita Rivera sang “A Boy Like That” from “West Side Story” from the stage of the Steppenwolf Theatre on Monday night. She was, after all, the original Anita. She first performed the …

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Jim Dale Narrates New Rumpelstiltskin Audiobook Musical 'SPIN', Out This Winter by BroadwayWorld

HarperAudio, the audio imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, today announced that it will release Spin, The Audiobook Musical on January 9, 2018. Spin is a witty, musical re-imagining of Grim…

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Offer: £10 Tickets to Parliament Square, Bush Theatre by A Younger Theatre

£10 Ticket Offer for Parliament Square by James Fritz Where is the line between absolute commitment and dangerous obsession? How far would you go to ignite change? Kat gets up one morning, …

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Temptations Musical Ain't Too Proud to Play Pre-Broadway Run in D.C. by Andy Lefkowitz

The world premiere Berkeley Repertory Theatre production of Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Times of The Temptations will land at Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center for a five-we…

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Noah Galvin on His Musical Influences and Singing the Dear Evan Hansen Score by Andrew Gans

Galvin and original Evan Hansen Ben Platt share at least one musical influence.

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Underwater Heaven: ‘SpongeBob Square Pants: The Broadway Musical’ by Matthew Wexler

Bikini Bottom comes alive in this brand new Broadway adaptation of the hit Nickelodeon series, 'SpongeBob SquarePants.'

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‘Epic & sprawling’: THE TIN DRUM – Shoreditch Town Hall by Laura Kressly

It doesn’t need to be as long as it is, but The Tin Drum is a lot of fun and a dark, prescient reminder that fascism lurks around the corner of Christmas this year.

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BWW Interview: Jeanna de Waal Talks the Next Phase of Broadway Weekends & Offering Access to Theater, Community, Fun, & Confidence for All by Courtney Savoia

Broadway actress, Jeanna de Waal American Idiot, Kinky Boots is using her love for theater, community, and self-expression to give back with her phenomenal program, Broadway Weekends. Made…

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WATCH: It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas(aurus)! @TomFletcher releases stunning video ahead of #ChristmasaurusLive @EventimApollo > @Chri

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas(aurus)! And to help #StageFaves get even more in the festive mood, Tom Fletcher has released a stunning music video to accompany the release of Th…

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Theater News: Temptations Musical Ain't Too Proud Announces Pre-Broadway Run

Written by Dominique Morisseau and featuring hit Motown songs, the production will be seen at the Kennedy Center.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Photo Coverage: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Matthew Morrison & More Take Bows in Roundabout's DAMN YANKEES Benefit Concert! by Walter McBride

It was batter up at the Stephen Sondheim Theater last night Roundabout Theatre Company just presented its Damn Yankees Benefit Concert Reading, starring Whoopi Goldberg as 'Applegate,' Maggi…

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La Boheme review at Trafalgar Studios, London – ‘dramatic immediacy’ by Edward Bhesania

This is the first of two King’s Head Theatre shows transferring to the West End, the company now having left its home

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Horsecross Arts chief executive steps down after three years in post by Thom Dibdin

Gwilym Gibbons is to step down as chief executive of Horsecross Arts, the creative organisation behind Perth’s Theatre and Concert Hall venues.

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Jude Kelly and Richard Alston honoured by Trinity Laban by Georgia Snow

Southbank Centre artistic director Jude Kelly and choreographer Richard Alston have been awarded honorary fellowships by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and

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Vakh Oyf Un Zing (Awake and Sing!) by Gabriella Steinberg

BOTTOM LINE: A heartbreaking and gorgeous Yiddish version of the classic American play that wrestles with economic disparity in Depression-era New York.

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BroadwayHD Films The Portuguese Kid Starring Jason Alexander and Sherie Rene Scott by Adam Hetrick

The fiery romantic comedy is the latest from award-winning Moonstruck and Doubt writer John Patrick Shanley.

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Birmingham Dance Hub unveils first bursary recipients by Giverny Masso

Birmingham’s new Dance Hub has announced the recipients of its first artistic commissions and bursaries. Autin Dance Theatre’s Queer Words, a dance

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Getting Lost in the Psychic Underground by Deepali Gupta

The skilled player navigates the constraints of the game with the cards they are dealt—in the same way that we all navigate our privileges and oppression in daily life.

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Broadway Star Bryce Pinkham Returns To CT For NHSO Holiday Show by Christopher Arnott

Broadway star Bryce Pinkham joins up with the New Haven Symphony Orchestra’s Brass Quintet for a special concert event “A Broadway Holiday” Dec. 16 at the First Congregational Church i…

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SpongeBob SquarePants - a fun musical for everyone. Stand up and cheer for optimism, persistence, friendship and imagination by Oscar E. Moore

SpongeBob, the ever optimistic hero of this opus – portrayed by Ethan Slater makes a tremendous and auspicious Broadway debut.

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Temptations Musical Ain’t Too Proud Will Play Pre-Broadway Engagement at the Kennedy Center by Andrew Gans

The production recently made its world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

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Tony Winner Billy Crudup Explains What to Expect From His New Off-Broadway Play by Ruthie Fierberg

The actor tells Jimmy Fallon about his one-man play Harry Clarke and the crazy experience he shared with Cate Blanchett.

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Crimes on the Christmas Express review at Lichfield Garrick Theatre – ‘a good-natured romp’ by Ben Kulvichit

Comedy-theatre company New Old Friends follow last year’s Crimes Against Christmas with a new festive caper for the Lichfield Garrick, Crimes on

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Read the Reviews for Cruel Intentions: The Musical by Olivia Clement

See what critics think of the concert musical at (le) Poisson Rouge Off-Broadway.

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Corey Cott, Ana Villafañe, and Solea Pfeiffer Set for West Side Story in Concert by Andrew Gans

Three performances of the Leonard Bernstein classic will be presented at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in February 2018.

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See Matthew Morrison, Whoopi Goldberg, Adrienne Warren, and More in Damn Yankees by Hannah Vine

A look at Roundabout’s star-studded benefit concert at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

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Pre-Broadway Engagement of AIN'T TOO PROUD to Run at the Kennedy Center by BroadwayWorld

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the Berkeley Repertory Theatre production of Ain't Too Proud The Life and Times of The Temptations in its pre-Broadway engagement.

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The Broadway.com Show: Playwright Lucy Kirkwood Gives Us the Scoop on The Children by Broadway.com

Playwright Lucy Kirkwood fills us in her new drama The Children.

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Lucy Kirkwood's Broadway-Debut Play The Children Officially Opens by Andy Lefkowitz

The Children, an American premiere play by Lucy Kirkwood, opens on December 14 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. James Macdonald directs the production, which began previews …

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Misalliance review – Shaw's women talk the talk in an English country garden by Michael Billington

Orange Tree, Richmond Shaw’s 1909 play about class and feminism moves skilfully from disquisitory drama to anarchic comedy in this intellectually stimulating production This indispensable …

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How to Disappear review at Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh – ‘bleak, savage, hilarious’ by Thom Dibdin

The Traverse continues its tradition of pitch black Christmas shows with a savage yet hilarious indictment of a system that declares patently

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Review: Cross That River by Tami Shaloum

The incredible story of a slave turned cowboy comes to life in Cross That River, a musical composed by jazz artist Allan Harris, with a book by Mr. Harris and Pat Harris, and directed by Reg…

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What are your fave #ChristmasSongs? #MiracleOn34thStreet share theirs + ideal gifts & Xmas memories > @bhtse20

In MIRACLE ON 34th STREET, children tell Macy's Santa Claus, who just happens to be the real Kris Kringle, what they want for Christmas? We had to find out from the cast of this festival mus…

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Cruise control: backstage opportunities at sea by John Byrne

Budding technicians tell John Byrne how honing their skills on the high seas has proved just as fruitful a career choice as

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Review: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at McCarter Theatre Center by Megan Diehl

A snowy Princeton afternoon may be the most festive of conditions in which to see the great McCarter Theatre holiday tradition of A Christmas Carol. Add to that a host of Dickensian characte…

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THE BOX OF DELIGHTS – Wilton’s Music Hall ★★★★ by Johnny Fox

We should applaud productions brave enough to kick against the seasonal schmaltz. From exciting trap doors in floors and cupboards, to a talking disembodied head and spectacular floods, Tom …

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Theatre History Podcast #52: Remembering Argentina’s Traumatic Past Through Theatre with Dr. Noe Montez by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. Dr. Noe Montez of Tufts University joins us to talk about how Argentina's theatre have dealt with the legacy of the country's period of military dictatorship.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Snow Globe at the Colston Hall, Bristol by Lilith Wozniak

Take That: Kid Carpet's Christmas show takes place in a giant ornament nicked from Gary Barlow. The post Review: Snow Globe at the Colston Hall, Bristol appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by Susan Grace

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Review: Bang Bang at Bewley’s Café Theatre, Dublin by Chris McCormack

The Wild Wild West: Dermot Bolger's one-man play explores the life of a beloved Dublin eccentric. The post Review: Bang Bang at Bewley’s Café Theatre, Dublin appeared first on Exeunt …

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REVIEW: La Boheme, Trafalgar Studios ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies If you have ever yearned to be a starving artist in a garret, this could well be the production to convince you it’s a good idea. Unmissable! This post REVIEW: La Boheme, …

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Hundred Days Review: The Bengsons’ Concert About Their Love and Anxiety by New York Theater

In “Hundred Days,” a musically engaging autobiographical concert by The Bengsons, Abigail and Shaun Bengson tell us they met one another at “the first rehearsal of a massive anti-folk …

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Photo Coverage: Sexy & Seductive- CRUEL INTENTIONS Celebrates Opening Night! by Jennifer Broski

Eva Price and Sucker Love Productions have announced that, due to popular demand, CRUEL INTENTIONS - the new musical nightlife experience based on Roger Kumble's 1999 cult-hit film - has add…

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Livestreaming Rob Nash’s Holy Cross Sucks! at The VORTEX in Austin, Texas—Friday 15 December 2017 by Thea@howlround.com (thea)

By HowlRound TV. The VORTEX in Austin, Texas presents a performance of Rob Nash’s Holy Cross Sucks ! , livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howl…

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‘Delicious, deliberate irony’: DAISY PULLS IT OFF – Park Theatre by Shanine Salmon

Daisy Pulls It Off only works if the performers get the tone right. In Park Theatre's production, they do it perfectly - it's hilarious... If you’re after a ripping laughing this Christmas…

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Fighting for Gender, Race, and Motherhood in Theatre by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Carmelita Becnel. Stage manager Carmelita Becnel reflects on the need to support mothers, women of color, and stage managers as creative collaborators in the rehearsal room.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Kate Hamill and Amanda Dehnert on adapting Jane Austen for the Stage by Victoria Myers

Kate Hamill and Amanda Dehnert are currently presenting a theatrical adaptation of "Pride and Prejudice." We talk with them about the importance of women-centered theatrical narratives and w…

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Review: ‘Duke Ellington’s Neighborhood’ from The In Series performing at Gala Hispanic Theatre by David Siegel

Engaging, sophisticated entertainment and education that didn’t talk down to the intended audience; children who may not have been familiar with the grand musical and cultural figure, DC…

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The Arts on Stamps of the World — December 12 by Doug Briscoe

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

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‘Public demonstration of divine soul’ – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at City Center by Admin

There is just something about dancing. Within it, we can find a unique harmony, connection and flow within ourselves and with others. It can be an experience of one’s raw soul. Concert dan…

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'I became a black man when I arrived in England': Inua Ellams on his play Barber Shop Chronicles by Iman Amrani Noah Payne-Frank Grace Shutti Ken Macfarlane

Inua Ellams was recently nominated for The Writers' Guild award for best play for Barber Shop Chronicles, which is currently on at the National Theatre. He speaks to Guardian journalist Iman…

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BWW's On This Day - December 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Review: Beginning, National Theatre by Amy Merrigan

It’s three in the morning and Danny is at the tail end of what looks like a pretty decent housewarming. He’s the last man standing, if you’re being kind; or the creep that won’t leav…

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Review: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, West Yorkshire Playhouse by Charlotte Maxwell

Does everyone have their evacuation slips? You’ll need them as we have a long journey ahead. Hop on board a steam train that travels along a winding track (created by the very cast themsel…

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The Wizard Of Oz Live In Concert Comes to the London Palladium by BroadwayWorld

It is a movie that has touched millions around the world, and has become one of the most iconic films in history. The 1939 major motion picture The Wizard Of Oz takes over the London Palladi…

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HOW TO WIN AGAINST HISTORY – Young Vic Theatre ★★★★ by Carole Woddis

Seiriol Davies’s How to Win Against History is not quite like anything I’ve ever seen before. But then again, it is. A pastiche, a satire, a brilliant piece of aesthetic campery on a par…

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Photo Flash: First Look at THE TWILIGHT ZONE at Almeida Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Between light and shadow, science and superstition, fear and knowledge is a dimension of imagination. An area we call the Twilight Zone. Adapted by Anne Washburn Mr Burns and directed by Oli…

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Jack and the Beanstalk review at Millennium Forum, Derry/Londonderry – ‘charming and funny’ by Simon Fallaha

The Millennium Forum’s production of Jack and the Beanstalk is a charming and funny production combining the topical and the traditional, a

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Braving the snow at our first #MatesMeetUp: What are bloggers’ other concerns? by Maryam Philpott

On Sunday (10 December 2017), MyTheatreMates welcomed 15 theatre bloggers to the inaugural #MatesMeetUp at the Union Theatre in Southwark, London. In the Union's buzzing Over the Road cafe, …

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DJ Eats Everything Gives Up New Year's Eve For Charity by BroadwayWorld

Acclaimed DJ and producer Eats Everything aka Dan Pearce will lend his support to Last Night a DJ Saved My Life, the charitable foundation working with the dance music industry to make a pos…

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10 shows to get you in the Christmas spirit: Pinocchio, Dick Whittington, Christmasaurus &… by Emma Clarendon

With so many festive themed shows on this month, here is Love London Love Culture’s top shows to book for if you are struggling to decide.

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VIDEO: THE LION KING Cast Members Perform Dual-Language 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight' For 20th Anniversary by Stage Tube

In honor of the show's 20th anniversary, The Lion King cast members Adrienne Walker, who's been playing Nala on Broadway since July of 2016, and Agust n Arg ello, currently starring as Simba…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Celebrates Two Million Followers By Tweeting Rhymes With Fans by Stephanie Wild

Lin-Manuel Miranda reached two million followers on Twitter yesterday and he celebrated the only way he knows how - with rhymes Miranda encouraged his followers to 'trade twos' with him mean…

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'Let me fight my monsters' by Katharine Viner

Two years ago Rachel Corrie, a 23-year-old American protester, was killed by an Israeli bulldozer in Gaza. Since then she has become a potent symbol for both sides of the conflict. But who w…

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How to Disappear review – why the benefits system is on another planet by Mark Fisher

Traverse, EdinburghMorna Pearson’s hopeful social satire about a struggling family in troubled times takes an unexpected turn into a parallel universeImagine the dysfunctional world of Bur…

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MIRACLE ON 34th STREET – Bridge House Theatre ★★★ by Jonathan Baz

Miracle on 34th Street is a sparkling, joyful and heartwarming spectacle. For a very merry Christmas, this is just the ticket.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Follies star Peter Forbes: ‘We all need to call out inappropriate behaviour’ by Giverny Masso

Follies star Peter Forbes has urged people working in theatre who witness inappropriate behaviour to “call it out”. The actor was speaking

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Industry checklist developed to help prevent harassment in theatre by Matthew Hemley

A checklist for theatres nationwide has been developed aimed at preventing and dealing with workplace harassment in the industry. The guidelines outline

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Heritage Live Concert Series At Kenwood: Alfie Boe Announced To Perform by BroadwayWorld

English Heritage and Giles Cooper Entertainment GCE have announced today the next concert to take place at the stunning grounds of Kenwood House in Hampstead in June 2018. One of the most lo…

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Theatre News: Original cast of Loserville to reunite for Lil Chris West End memorial concert

Aaron Sidwell will return to the lead role for this one-off concert at the Garrick

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Blogs: What more is there for critics to say about Hamilton?

As the opening night of Hamilton approaches, Matt Trueman looks at the pitfalls of reviewing a global theatrical phenomenon

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Review: Review: Misalliance (Orange Tree Theatre)

Paul Miller directs this revival of George Bernard Shaw's chaotic comedy

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‘Politics is a dirty business’: IMPERIUM – Stratford-upon-Avon (RSC) ★★★★★ by Anne Cox

Murder, ambition, back-stabbing and sex. Politics is a dirty business but never less than thrilling in Mike Poulton's Imperium, his terrific adaptation of Robert Harris's Cicero Trilogy.

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Misalliance review at Orange Tree Theatre, London – ‘an entertaining revival’ by Tom Wicker

The Orange Tree Theatre isn’t doing an explicitly Christmas show this year, but there’s definitely something of the panto about Misalliance, which

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Gregory Porter Adds A Third London Show To His UK Tour by BroadwayWorld

Grammy Award-winning jazzsoul singing sensation Gregory Porter, has had a phenomenal year and is proud to announce due to high demand, a third London date at the prestigious Royal Albe…

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Obituary: Keith Chegwin by Michael Quinn

For more than a decade, Keith Chegwin was one of the biggest stars of children’s television, stamping his chirpy and infectiously carefree

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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “My Fair Lady” Finds More Principals, Stars Join NSO’s “West Side Story,” and Theatre Stars Earn Golden Globe Nominations “Today on Broadway”…

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BWW Morning Brief December 12th, 2017: THE CHILDREN Opens, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top news The Children opens on Broadway, Broadway Dreams Supper celebrates Heather Headley, and more

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Winners Announced For the 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards by BroadwayWorld

We're excited to announce the winners for the 2017 Broadway UK Awards As voted for by the public, the awards celebrate the best long-running West End productions and best new productions fro…

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'The Greatest Showman' at Cobble Hill Theater, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Cobble Hill Theater will soon be hosting the screening of Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron's "The Greatest Showman", from December 20, 2017. Directed by Michael Gracey, the American biographi…

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Review: Review: Rapunzel (Theatre Royal Stratford East)

Theatre Royal Stratford East's pantomime stars regular Michael Bertenshaw

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Theatremaker Milly Rolle: ‘Chickenshed taught me to bring something of yourself to every project’ by John Byrne

My first job working in theatre was with Chickenshed. I began volunteering mid-2015 when I graduated from the University of East Anglia.

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The Green Room: Must the show always go on? by Jon Dryden Taylor

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details…​​​​ Albert

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LAMDA’s head of voice Judith Phillips: ‘All actors should be willing to transform’ by John Byrne

How did you start off in theatre? As an actor. What’s your best advice for acting students? Keep going, have faith, keep

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL – Stratford-upon-Avon (RSC) ★★★★ by Jonathan Baz

This year's seasonal offering in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre is a grand affair as David Edgar (it was he who famously adapted Dickens’ Nicholas Nickleby for the company back in 1980) tac…

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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PARLIAMENT SQUARE – Bush Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Kat is a young wife and mother, and Fritz tells her story in three episodes. The first, called Fifteen Seconds, shows her deciding to skip off work and, instead, board a train for London whe…

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Writing a Score From Screen to Stage by Broadwaydirect

The most eagerly anticipated musical of the 2017–2018 season has to be the stage adaptation of the blockbuster Disney animated film Frozen. The film, loosely based on the Hans Christian An…

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom's Trailer Is Finally Here by Blouin Artinfo

The trailer for the highly-anticipated sequel "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" is finally out.Before the release of this trailer, a brief video showing Chris Pratt's Owen Grady getting along…

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The traditional Chinese dance troupe China doesn’t want you to see by Nicholas Hune-Brown

Shen Yun seems like a kitsch dance troupe. But Beijing sees it as the propaganda wing of the Falun Gong movement, and a threat to their rule – and hounds the dancers from city to city, try…

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Netflix Acquires 'Day and Night,’ the Chinese Detective Drama Series by Blouin Artinfo

The U.S. entertainment giant, Netflix has recently closed a deal with Youku Tudou, which is the flagship streaming video service of Chinese Jack Ma's Alibaba Group. With the deal, Netflix ha…

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Guest Blog: Lucy Rivers on SINNERS CLUB at Soho Theatre by Guest Blog: Lucy Rivers

Gagglebabble, the company I run with Hannah McPake, has always been interested in mixing the buzz and excitement of a live gig with the storytelling and drama of theatre. With Sinners Club, …

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BWW Review: MISALLIANCE, Orange Tree Theatre by Aliya Al-Hassan

Of all of Bernard Shaw's wonderful plays, it seems a brave and slightly odd choice for the Orange Tree theatre to choose to revive Misalliance. When the play premiered in 1910, it was hated …

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New Reko Rennie installation unveiled at Barangaroo South by Arts Review

Australian artist Reko Rennie has completed his major site-specific contemporary art installation at Barangaroo South in Sydney’s CBD. The commanding work, As the Crow Flies, is painted …

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BWW Review: LA BOHEME, Trafalgar Studios by Gary Naylor

Stripped back and startlingly intimate, Puccini's great tunes are given full value by wonderful voices and sensational acting in a production that raises boutique operas to a new level.

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(Re-Examining) Co-Leadership As An Organizational Model by Joe Patti

Given the concerning lack of transition planning for leadership, there is increasing discussion about how general non-profits should adopt a shared leadership model, in some cases citing the…

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty by Arts Review

Dazzling dancing, sparkling tutus and enchanting music… The Australian Ballet returns with Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty – the perfect ballet for children will run in Melbo…

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BWW Review: A 1976 Attack in Washington Square Park Inspires DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT by Michael Dale

Despite its provocative title, and despite a game effort by director Scott Elliott's ensemble cast, Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's fact-inspired drama DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, is a bit of a bore.

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'I challenge them to leave but force them to stay': playwrights on their audiences by Guardian Stage

Eight dramatists, including Lucy Prebble, Neil LaBute and Chris Goode, discuss how much they think about the people who will come and watch their workThere are three acts of writing: before …

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Prue Skene: The National Lottery has changed the face of the arts, but is the tap running dry? by Prue Skene

The culture sector will feel the squeeze of declining National Lottery ticket sales. While this is potentially disastrous, says Prue Skene, credit

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Matt Trueman: Is UK theatre suffering a lack of innovation? by Matt Trueman

When theatre lurches forwards, it’s immediately apparent. It shows in the shows. As audiences, we find ourselves agog again and again, sitting

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This week’s best theatre shows: our critics’ picks (December 12) by The Stage

Natasha Tripney Don’t miss Hamilton – Victoria Palace, London First look: West End Hamilton releases production photography It’s finally here. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s

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Paul Clayton: Don’t ask for audition feedback, you either got the job or you didn’t by Paul Clayton

You can’t even complete the simple act of signing for a parcel these days without receiving an email asking for feedback on

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Joey Pero's 'Happy Xmas (War Is Over)' Single Features Broadway's Laura Osnes by BroadwayWorld

Actormusician Joey Pero celebrates the release of his newly recorded single 'Happy Xmas War Is Over' originally written and recorded by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Out today, December 12, 2017…

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Chita Rivera, Jim Dale, Lee Roy Reams and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, Starting Tonight at Urban Stages by BroadwayWorld

Urban Stages presents this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, which begins tonight, December 12, featuring some of New York's best musical performances through Saturday, Decem…

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Taylor Mac's 24-DECADE HISTORY: HOLIDAY SAUCE Comes to Town Hall Tonight by BroadwayWorld

In 24-Decade History Holiday Sauce, a concert at The Town Hall in New York City, tonight, December 12th, Taylor Mac explores Christmas as calamity, celebrating the holiday season in all of i…

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Lili Taylor Leads 'FARMHOUSE/WHOREHOUSE' Artist Lecture at BAM Tonight by BroadwayWorld

BAM presents 'FarmhouseWhorehouse an Artist Lecture' by Suzanne Bocanegra, starring Lili Taylor, tonight, December 12, through December 16, 2017 at BAM Fisher Fishman Space, 321 Ashland Plac…

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New Musical ROAD TO HEAVEN: THE JONATHAN LEE MUSICAL Gets D.C. Reading Today Before Shanghai Premiere by BroadwayWorld

China Broadway Entertainment announces its latest original global musical Road to Heaven The Jonathan Lee Musical. Adapted from the novel by internationally acclaimed author Li Xiuwen, the o…

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RNZB Board responds – finally by Deborah Jones

On Monday Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Board of Trustees chair Steven Fyfe put out a statement addressing concerns raised over the past two weeks about the company. In a lengthy official res…

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An American in Paris

Thru Sunday, January 7, 2018 @ The Kennedy Center, presented by The Kennedy Center -- Inspired by the Academy Award–winning film and featuring the music of George and Ira Gershwin,

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Production Case Study: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Lindsay Price

Episode 197: Production Case Study: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Tracy Garratt’s students wanted to be challenged and show what they could do. In this Production Case Study we’re talking …

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Why Chad Michael Murray's First Celebrity Crush Was Madonna by Young Hollywood

Why Chad Michael Murray's First Celebrity Crush Was Madonna We're hanging out with our buddy Chad Michael Murray in the YH Studio where we challenge him to a Game of Firsts! Find out his fir…

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Anti Heroine by Arts Review

In Anti-Heroine, a certain well-known animations and film behemoth are casting for their latest live action remake of the fairytale classic Bambi, and are searching for the perfect villai…

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The Caretaker by Arts Review

Capping off an epic calendar of performances over their 50th anniversary year, La Mama presents their final show for 2017, The Caretaker, for five performances only from 13 December. They…

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Meet the Full Company of Royal Court's THE CHILDREN, Opening Tonight on Broadway by Meet The Cast

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Royal Court Theatre's production of The Children, the new play by Olivier Award winner Lucy Kirkwood Chimerica, directed by James MacDonald …

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Powerhouse Mezzo_Soprano Susan Graham On Returning to The Merry Widow by Christopher Browner

As the opera favorite prepares for the Metropolitan Opera production, resuming December 14, she talks about what keeps her coming back to the role after 15 years.

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Powerhouse Mezzo-Soprano Susan Graham On Returning to The Merry Widow by Christopher Browner

As the opera favorite prepares for the Metropolitan Opera production, resuming December 14, she talks about what keeps her coming back to the role after 15 years.

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5 Standout Broadway Cast Albums of 2017 by Adam Hetrick

These astonishing recordings capture a new era in Broadway musicals.

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Lucy Kirkwood’s The Children Opens on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The acclaimed Royal Court show makes its American debut in a production from Manhattan Theatre Club.

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What Do You Know About Black Cowboys? - How a new musical is helping to correct a whitewashed history

How a new musical is helping to correct a whitewashed history---The phrase "crossing the river" has a special meaning for African Americans. Variations on this saying appear in many Negro sp…

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IMPRESSIONS: Dance in France "Monster Mechanism" and "Sisters" at Studio Le Regard du Cygne as part of the Paris Festival Signes d by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Monster Mechanism and Sisters at Studio Le Regard du Cygne as part of the Paris Festival Signes d’Automne, "While feet and fingers flutter like thoughts, and elbows and an…

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