Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Features: My Top 5 Showtunes: Chris Peluso

The actor tells us the musical numbers he couldn't live without

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Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 4am (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: US/THEM, National Theatre by Gary Naylor

Gary Naylor sees an extraordinary hour of storytelling that releases the human spirit from its physical incarceration.

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Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 3am (Broadway Time)

‘One Day’ star Machado brings ‘real emotion’ to role by Robert Rorke

One of the nice surprises about the Netflix “reimagining” of “One Day at a Time” was the writers’ decision to define the show’s main character, Penelope Alvarez (Justina Machado)…

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Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Ruth Wilson: ‘People know me as my characters. They don’t know me’ by Tim Lewis

Following her Golden Globe-winning turn in US drama The Affair, and her portrayal of a tough farmer’s wife in the forthcoming film Suite Française, Ruth Wilson’s forte for playing …

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Top Trumps review – playwrights get to grips with new president by Mark Lawson

Theatre 503, LondonNeil LaBute and Caryl Churchill contribute to an evening of plays that make every effort to empathise with Trump votersNews that a London fringe theatre had commissioned a…

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Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Yen five-star review – brutal but tender study of brotherhood by Alfred Hickling

Royal Exchange, ManchesterAnna Jordan’s prize-winning play about two teenagers living alone in a filthy flat is difficult to watch yet easy to loveAnna Jordan’s Bruntwood prize-winning p…

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Tim Dowling: ‘I’m leaving you,’ my wife says. ‘I’ve had enough’ by Tim Dowling

When I wake up the next morning, I decide not to mention our impending divorce, in case my wife has forgotten all about itMy wife and I are going to see our friend Juliet’s one-woman show …

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Taking on the Producer’s Role: Elevator Pitch by Kerry Hishon

The following exercise gives students the opportunity to pitch their dream show to the rest of the class. This is a great exercise to do with students after you’ve polled your class. Now …

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Saturday, January 21, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Sharon Gless Settles An Old Score At Broadway’s ‘Concert For America’ Alt-Inaugural Ball by Jeremy Gerard

The Broadway stars came out to shine Friday afternoon at “Concert For America: Stand Up, Sing Out!” at Town Hall, the storied venue for protest and politicking. A visit from actr…

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Theater News: The Lion King Celebrates 8,000 Broadway Performances

The long-running show features Elton John and Tim Rice's music from the1994 Disney film.

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Interviews: Because of Winn-Dixie Scribe Nell Benjamin on Writing for Dogs and Strong Girls of All Ages

With Mean Girls on the horizon and Legally Blonde in the past, Benjamin's youngest female protagonist doles out unique challenges.

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TV News: Idina Menzel and Nia Long Star in Beaches Remake

Don't miss Menzel's rendition of "Wind Beneath My Wings."

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The Lion King Plays Its 8,000th Broadway Performance Jan. 21 by Robert Viagas

It’s one of two Broadway hits reaching milestones this month.

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Beaches Remake, Starring Idina Menzel, Debuts Jan. 21 by Andrew Gans

The Lifetime film co-stars Nia Long.

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What’s Hot in London: January 14-20 by Mark Shenton

The Almeida launches a digital film project, and the Lloyd Webber family keeps busy, plus casting updates.

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Hair Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary Jan. 21 by Ruthie Fierberg

A special event with storytelling and performances commemorates today’s milestone.

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5 Concerts to See After a Day at BroadwayCon by Michael Gioia

If you’re in town for the convention, and want to experience all NYC has to offer, check out a concert after your day at the Javits Center.

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