Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Bud, Not Buddy

Thu, January 12, 2017 thru Sunday, January 15, 2017 @ John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, presented by John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- In 1936, a boy goes looki…

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Daniel MacIvor moves around and bounces off Spalding Gray in his new one-man show by Robert Cushman

Robert Cushman: Three narrative streams flow through the play, feeding into one another

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Suddenly, Seymour's Back- LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Musical Remake in the Works! by BroadwayWorld

Ready to go back to Skid Row According to Deadline, Warner Brothers is moving forward with a musical remake of the 1986 cult classic, Little Shop of Horrors. The project will be directed byG…

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A Film Remake of Little Shop of Horrors Is in the Works with Supergirl & The Flash's Greg Berlanti at the Helm by Ryan McPhee

Look out, look out, look out, look out! A new Little Shop of Horrors is aiming to take over the big screen. According to Deadline, Warner Brothers is moving forward with a remake of the 1986…

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Film News: Little Shop of Horrors Film Remake in the Works

The movie-musical is heading back to the big screen.

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Ride the Cyclone’s Jacob Richmond on dealing with death – on stage and off by J. Kelly Nestruck

Shorter after Ride the Cyclone started in off-Broadway previews, Richmond’s mother, Janet Wright of Corner Gas fame, died

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Family in 50 States #9: Delaware by Trav S.D.

This new series of posts came out of the stunning realization that I have family in all 50 U.S. states. My ancestors lived in 14 of them, all on the eastern seaboard or adjacent, and I have …

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Ma-Yi to Stage New Peer Gynt-Inspired Rock Musical by Olivia Clement

The politically-relevant Peer Gynt & the Norwegian Hapa Band will receive its world premiere in January.

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New Version of Little Shop of Horrors Film in the Works by Andrew Gans

Greg Berlanti will direct.

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The Business of Showbiz: Joining the Circus

By Velina Brown Contributing author Velina Brown breaks down how to use technology to set yourself up for success for getting exposure and landing auditions. Q: I’m a circus …

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Interview: Jay Kuo, Composer and Lyricist of ‘Allegiance.’ A film of the Broadway Musical Will Show in theaters across the country on Tuesday, Dec by Nicole Hertvik

Allegiance, the 2015 Broadway musical based on the forced relocation of 120,000 Japanese Americans into internment camps during World War II, will be shown in movie theaters around the count…

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: Richard Greenberg's THE BABYLON LINE Is a Warm and Funny Excursion by Michael Dale

The Long Island Rail Road doesn't have a station in Levittown, so the central character of Richard Greenberg's clever, sentimental and occasionally steamy drama travels the play's namesake, …

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Photo Flash: Go Inside Gypsy of the Year with the Best of Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's best spread messages of unity, hope and resilience through satire, song and dance December 5 and 6, 2016, at the 28th annual Gypsy of the Year competition, produced by and benefit…

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See John Cariani, Katrina Lenk, and Tony Shalhoub in The Band’s Visit by Hannah Vine

Based on the award-winning film, the world-premiere production officially opens December 8.

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Michael Feinstein's 2017 Great American Songbook Academy Opens Applications by BroadwayWorld

The Great American Songbook Foundation has launched the nationwide application process for its 2017 Songbook Academy, a summer music and performance intensive for high school students led by…

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Christina Hodson has a Point to Prove. by Rino16

Did you know that since the Avengers movie, shared cinematic universes are now the “in thing” in Hollywood? It has become the norm that has set out an emerging trend that will soon be ad…

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Equality for women in theatre and the arts | Letters by Letters

The status quo, where male experience dominates British theatre, will continue as long as the unelected quango, the Arts Council, refuses to challenge this sexual apartheid (Editorial, 15 De…

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Repairs at Paris’ Mogador Theatre Will Last to Summer 2017 by Adam Hetrick

A fire at the theatre derailed a planned fall Paris premiere of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical The Phantom of the Opera.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

STAGE TUBE: Rudolph Meets HAMILTON in New Holiday a Cappella Spoof by Stage Tube

A cappella group Eclipse 6 has just throwntheir hat into the ring of Hamilton spin-offs and parodies with a timely Rudolph-themed spoof, 'Hamildolph An American Christmas Story,' featuring n…

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Megan Mullally Teases WILL & GRACE Revival: 'There's a Very Good Chance!' by TV News Desk

In a new interview withPrideSourcetoday,Megan Mullally all but confirmed that the show will indeed return to the airwaves.

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Hamilton Has Plans for Germany and the Netherlands by Adam Hetrick

Stage Entertainment’s Joop van den Ende revealed the news in a recent interview.

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An Intermission by Broadway & Me

I've fallen into another hole and so can't post today but I'm hoping to have climbed out by the weekend and to see you then.

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Watch Hamildolph, Christmas Parody of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Opus by Ruthie Fierberg

The holiday Hamilton spoof explains the humble roots of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

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STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from 28th Annual Gypsy of the Year! by BroadwayWorld

After six dedicated weeks of fundraising, the brightest stars from Broadway and Off-Broadway's biggest hits shared one-of-a-kind performances at the 28th annual Gypsy of the Year and the gra…

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Meet the Cast and Director of Providence Players’ ‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ Part 3: Evie Izdepski by Julie Janson by Guest Author

The Providence Players of Fairfax will soon premiere the second production of their 19th season, Best Christmas Pageant Ever, written by Barbara Robinson and directed by award-winning direct…

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The Best Performances of 2016 by Wesley Morris

This list includes feats of acting and core strength, performances that made the author happy even when they raised his blood pressure or made him cry.

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Following Broadway, Cynthia Erivo Has No Plans to Play Celie Again by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning actor tweeted that she will not star in the tour of The Color Purple.

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Some World War Two Stories on the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor by Trav S.D.

Today is the 75th anniversary of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor. I’ve done some blogging about minor ripples of that event: me, for example (because of the war my grandfather came…

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Submitting Like A Man: Submitting Like the Future Is Female by HowlRound

By Mya Kagan. Mya Kagan announces a new project: the Future Is Female Festival.

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Blog: Opera singers can’t act. Fact or fallacy? by Alisdair Kitchen

As he takes on a run of Chekhov shorts – performed by opera singers-turned-actors – Artistic Director of Euphonia Studio, Alisdair Kitchen, muses on why acting in opera has such…

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Krystina Alabado, Ashley Park, and Zachary Prince Will Sing Striking 12 by Michael Gioia

The musical will be presented in concert by Prospect Theater Company.

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Photo Flash: First Look at Emily Skinner, Nick Bailey, Jeremy Hays and More in INTO THE WOODS at TUTS by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award-nominated actressEmily Skinnerheads up an all-star cast for a newly conceptualized production of INTO THE WOODS at Theatre Under The Stars, which opened last night, December 6th, …

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Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Conflict Over Billing by HowlRound

By Matthew Clinton Sekellick. Matthew Clinton Sekellick unpacks the crediting dispute over the Broadway production of Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 , and the implications for …

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Cinderella review at Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch – ‘invigorated by live music’ by Dave Fargnoli

With long-running residencies at the Watford Palace and London’s Greenwich Theatre, writer Andrew Pollard has plenty of panto experience. Packed with audience

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Review: Little Women

The Broadway musical version of Louisa May Alcott's classic heralds the coming of the holiday season.

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Theater News: Roundabout Theatre Company Announces New Works for Underground Reading Series

Plays by Saheem Ali, Emily Feldman, and more have been selected.

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VIDEO: First Look - Rita Moreno Stars in Netflix's ONE DAY AT A TIME Reboot by TV News Desk

This is it This is life, the one you get, so go and have a ball -- and enjoy your first look at Netflix's much-anticipated original series ONE DAY AT A TIMEwiththe season onetrailer and offi…

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An Evening of Song, Dance and the Devil in a Barroom by Ben Brantley

“The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart,” at the McKittrick Hotel, is a rambunctious yarn imported from Scotland.

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TCG 2017 National Conference to Take Place in Portland by American Theatre Editors

The conference will be in June 2017 and will be titled 'Full Circle.'

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School of Rock Celebrates One Year on the Great White Way by Lindsey Sullivan

School of Rock has been teaching audiences to stick it to the man for a year on Broadway. The tuner opened on the Great White Way on December 6, 2015 and garnered four Tony Award nominations…

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VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Gives 'The Voice' Contestants Tour of HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Set by TV News Desk

On last night's THE VOICE on NBC, the remaining artists receivedunforgettable advice from Oscar-winning and HAIRSPRAY LIVE star Jennifer Hudson while touring the set of the upcomingmusical e…

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The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again! by Jeffrey Kare

Tonight, America shall be introduced to the fourth incarnation of Hairspray. The first was the 1988 original film, the second was the 2002 Broadway musical, the third was its 2007 film adapt…

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VIDEO: HAIRSPRAY LIVE!'s Derek Hough Sends Message from Cast's Final Run-Through by TV News Desk

Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande and Martin Short are just a few of the stars of HAIRSPRAY LIVEwhich will air on NBC tonight. Below,Derek Hough sends viewers a video message from the cast's fi…

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Roundabout Sets Works, Directors for 2017 Underground Reading Series by BroadwayWorld

Celebrating 10 seasons of Roundabout Underground, Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the sixth annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series, a five-night event that includes nightly re…

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Cynthia Erivo Will Not Reprise Her Role in THE COLOR PURPLE On Tour or in the West End by Alan Henry

Cynthia Erivo took to Twitter today to confirm that after THE COLOR PURPLE closes on Broadway on January 8th she will not be reprising her role of Celie either on Tour or in the West End.

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Review: ‘A Christmas Story: The Musical’ at Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre by John Harding

Humorist Jean Shepherd left us in 1999 but his folksy memories of being a child in Indiana at Christmas time live delightfully on in A Christmas Story: The Musical. Now making its Baltimore …

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TBA Awards Celebrate 2016 Bay Area Theatre by American Theatre Editors

Seventy-five awards were handed out at Theatre Bay Area's annual awards ceremony.

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The Timely Ring of ‘Wedding Band’ by American Theatre Editors

Alice Childress’s seldom-produced interracial love story, though set a century ago, gave off fresh sparks at the Intiman.

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Rehearsal Space Availability from Stage Left Theatre by Bt

Conveniently located at Belmont and Ashland, Stage Left Theatre's rehearsal space is 400 square feet and come equipped with tables, chairs and rehearsal cubes. Located on the ground floor, …

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‘Prince of Broadway’ Set for Broadway, Finally by Andrew R. Chow

After years of fits and starts, this project about the director and producer Harold Prince is to open next summer at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater.

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The Great Comet Creators Talk Life After Opening the Fall’s Hit Musical by Ruthie Fierberg

Director Rachel Chavkin and writer Dave Malloy on why The Great Comet works on Broadway, maintaining the show, and more epic projects to come.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at noon (Broadway Time)

Upcoming Auditions for The Glass Menagerie, Mean Girls, and Sacramento Music Circus by Playbill Staff

Here's a selection of upcoming auditions in the New York area and around the country.

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Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of CAROUSEL - Katherine Jenkins and Alfie Boe Visit the London Coliseum! by BroadwayWorld

Katherine Jenkins and Alfie Boe will star for the first time together in the West End as Julie Jordan and Billy Bigelow in Rodgers and Hammerstein's CAROUSEL, the third production in the par…

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LaChanze, James Monroe Iglehart, Denée Benton, and More Featured in the Latest Broadway Legacy Portraits by Hannah Vine

Christian Dante White teamed with Brent Dundore for Broadway Legacy, a photographic and editorial exhibition that celebrates African American achievement in the Broadway industry.

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Review: Review: Phoebe Waller-Bridge in Fleabag (Soho Theatre)

The show which inspired the recent TV series returns to London with Phoebe Waller-Bridge reprising her role

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Dick McWhittington review at His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen – ‘lavish yet lacking’ by Nicole Hepburn

Dick Whittington, a pantomime not often performed in Scotland, is given an Aberdonian twist by writer Alan McHugh. The production opens with

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Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Commemorates Pearl Harbor by American Theatre Editors

The New York theatre partnered with Tim Rice to bring his musical to Honolulu.

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Theater News: Harold Prince-Inspired Prince of Broadway Officially Sets Broadway Dates

The musical revue will have its long-awaited premiere.

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Alan Paul on directing Tom Story in Fully Committed at MetroStage by Keith Loria

When MetroStage’s artistic director Carolyn Griffin  pursued staging Becky Mode’s comedy Fully Committed, a huge hit on Broadway this year with Jesse Tyler Ferguson playing a myria…

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Great White Way Dates Set for Harold Prince's Prince of Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We now have dates for the previously reported Main Stem premiere of Prince of Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club. The long-in-the-works musical, which celebrates the career of the 21-time T…

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Searching For Kindred Spirits – a response to ‘My Name Is Gideon: I’m Probably Going To Die, Eventually’ by Natalia Lopresti

Gideon welcomed audiences into a world that is built upon believing in the innate goodness of people.

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Danny Burstein to Lead Fiddler on the Roof Talkback by Andrew Gans

The revival continues through the end of the month at the Broadway Theatre.

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Review: Babe, the Sheep-Pig, Polka Theatre by Katie Walsh

The story of Babe, the Sheep-Pig is undoubtedly appealable to people of all ages, genders and walks of life. Whether you spent your childhood reading the books, or watching the film, Babe is…

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Breaking News: PRINCE OF BROADWAY Will Officially Arrive in 2017! by BroadwayWorld

Lynne MeadowArtistic Director andBarry GroveExecutive Producer have justannounced that Manhattan Theatre Club, by special arrangement withGorgeous Entertainment, will produce the Broadway pr…

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The Winter’s Tale, BAM Harvey Theater, New York

A formerly derelict cinema is a fitting venue for Declan Donnellan’s production

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CBS All Access to Debut THE GOOD FIGHT, Starring Bernadette Peters & Christine Baranski, 2/19 by TV News Desk

CBS All Access, the CBS Television Network's digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, today announced its first original drama series, THE GOOD FIGHT, will premiere o…

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Films of Fields #23: Alice in Wonderland by Trav S.D.

We’ll be blogging about comedian W.C. Fields all through November and December as part of our tribute to the comedian called Fields Fest.  For a full list upcoming live Fields Fest e…

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Once in a Lifetime, Young Vic, London — ‘Under-directed’

This vintage satire of Hollywood life could do with a little more oomph

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‘Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner’ At Four Seasons Centre, Toronto by Nathan Richards

Richard Wagner’s “Götterdämmerung” will be staged at the Four Seasons Centre in Toronto from February 2 through February 25, 2017. This is a Canadian Opera Company production.“Göt…

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A Christmas Carol Memory at Creative Cauldron (review) by Rk Pendergrass

Creative Cauldron’s A Christmas Carol Memory is a world premiere adaptation of Charles Dickens’s classic story A Christmas Carol. Conceived and directed by Creative Cauldron’s arti…

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Schedule of Upcoming Broadway Shows by Robert Viagas

See what’s in previews, what’s been announced, and what’s in development.

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‘Prince Of Broadway’ Retrospective Sets August Opening by Jeremy Gerard

Harold Prince’s long-gestating career retrospective Prince Of Broadway will open in August at the Manhattan Theatre Club’s flagship Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The show, featurin…

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Theatre leaders ‘reluctant to diversify due to fear they’ll be replaced’ by David Hutchison

Theatres are reluctant to diversify their workforces because staff fear they may lose their jobs to minority talent, Theatre Royal Stratford East’s

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Walter Sutcliffe appointed artistic director of Northern Ireland Opera by Michael Quinn

Theatre and opera director Walter Sutcliffe has been announced as the new artistic director of Northern Ireland Opera. Sutcliffe, a former staff

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An Inspector Calls producer Peter Wilson: ‘Musicals are squeezing out plays in the West End’ by David Hutchison

An Inspector Calls producer Peter Wilson has claimed musicals are hogging West End playhouses and will “squeeze out” straight drama if left

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Maggie Gill Sheds Light On Health Care Aims by Rino16

Memorial University Medical Center(MUMC) voted unanimously in 2011 to choose Margaret (Maggie) Gill as its president and chief executive officer. The choice was effortless for the MUMC Board…

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How do we open doors for others to experience theatre? by Chris Grady

I loved the Michael Webborn and Daniel Finn musical when I saw it premiere at the Landor last year and whilst we wait patiently for a cast recording (I asked Santa again and I have been a go…

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Harold Prince's 'Prince of Broadway' to Bow in Summer 2017

Co-directed by Prince and Susan Stroman, the musical revue combines biographical elements with iconic numbers staged by the veteran showman throughout his celebrated six-decade career. read …

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Theater News: Jason Craig and Dave Malloy's Beardo to Make New York Premiere

Pipeline Theatre Company will present the production.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Prince of Broadway Will Open on Broadway This Summer by Olivia Clement

The musical, a celebration of Hal Prince’s legendary career, will open at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre in August 2017.

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Hot Clip of the Day: Stars of Broadway's Chicago Throw the Ultimate Holiday Party

The cast of Broadway's Chicago created a holiday music video sure to bring a smile.

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Good Fight, Starring Christine Baranski and Bernadette Peters, Sets Premiere Date by Andrew Gans

The new CBS series picks up one year after the events of the final episode of The Good Wife.

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Sat, January 21, 2017 thru Sunday, February 19, 2017 @ Ford's Theatre, presented by Ford's Theatre

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Baby Screams Miracle

Wed, February 1, 2017 thru Sunday, February 26, 2017 @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, presented by Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

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As You Like It

Tue, January 24, 2017 thru Sunday, March 5, 2017 @ Folger Theatre, presented by Folger Theatre

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The Magic of Irving Berlin

Fri, January 6, 2017 thru Saturday, January 28, 2017 @ Source Theatre, presented by In Series

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Thu, January 12, 2017 thru Sunday, January 29, 2017 @ Anacostia Arts Center, presented by Anacostia Arts Center

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Sat, January 28, 2017 thru Saturday, February 11, 2017 @ Keegan Theatre, presented by Keegan Theatre

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American Shakespeare Center Romeo and Juliet

Sat, January 21, 2017 @ The Alden, presented by The Alden

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American Shakespeare Center The two Gentlemen of Verona

Sat, January 21, 2017 @ The Alden, presented by The Alden

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Aquila Theatre: Murder on the Nile By Agatha Christie

Sun, January 22, 2017 @ George Mason University's Center for the Arts, presented by George Mason University's Center for the Arts

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Scientist Turned Comedian: Tim Lee (2017)

Thu, January 5, 2017 thru Saturday, January 7, 2017 @ Atlas Performing Arts Center, presented by Atlas Performing Arts Center

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Washington National Opera: American Opera Initiative: New Hour-Long Opera: The Dictator's Wife

Fri, January 13, 2017 thru Sunday, January 15, 2017 @ John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, presented by Washington National Opera

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Bo Dacious & Liz Russo

Thu, January 19, 2017 @ AMP by Strathmore, presented by AMP by Strathmore

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John Cleese Live

Fri, January 27, 2017 @ Strathmore, presented by Strathmore -- Living comedy legend John Cleese hosts a live and truly unforgettable evening of conversation and audience Q&A (absurd and/or r…

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Thu, January 5, 2017 thru Sunday, January 29, 2017 @ Theater J, presented by Theater J -- Michael Frayn’s Tony Award-winning play about this historic meeting is a classic of modern dra…

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The Hard Problem

Wed, January 11, 2017 thru Sunday, February 19, 2017 @ Studio Theatre, presented by Studio Theatre -- Master dramatist Tom Stoppard’s newest play follows Hilary, a young psychology res…

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The Groundbreaking Musical Version of The Band’s Visit Arrives Off-Broadway by Lonnie Firestone

The brainchild of an Israeli-American writer Itamar Moses and Jewish-Lebanese-American composer David Yazbek tears down a cultural divide.

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Lucinda Childs, Joyce Theater, New York

Austere, exhilarating experiments in dance from the great choreographer

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Dave Malloy’s Beardo to Have NY Premiere by Olivia Clement

The new work by Jason Craig and the Great Comet creator will debut in a fully operational church in Greenpoint this February.

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VIDEO: Riz Ahmed Talks 'Hamilton Mixtape' on LIVE WITH KELLY by TV News Desk

On this week's LIVE WITH KELLY, Riz Ahmed star of Rogue One A Star Wars Story and HBO's The Night Of tellsKellyRipa and guest co-host Ilana Glazer the story of how he ended up becoming part …

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Review: Review: The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Ambassadors Theatre)

Eric Carle's heart-warming kids book is turned into a stage show which runs in the West End over Christmas

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UPCOMING: The Unblinding by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves This work combines an App-based animated graphic novel with audio and music and is launched direct to individual phones/tablets (the PC-friendly platform will appear later). …

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Laura Michelle Kelly and Michael Luwoye to Perform at A.R.T.'s 2017 Gala by BroadwayWorld

The American Repertory Theater announced today the details for its annual gala to be held on Monday, February 27, 2017 at the Boch Center Wang Theatre, 270 Tremont Street, Boston.

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Stars of FALSETTOS and THIS DAY FORWARD to Visit THEATER TALK This Week by BroadwayWorld

This week THEATER TALK features creators and cast members of two new productions - Falsettos, a musical revival currently at the Walter Kerr Theatre through January 8 and This Day Forward, a…

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Le Petit-Maître corrigé, Paris — ‘Lovingly crafted’

The Comédie-Française makes a strong case for Marivaux’s long-neglected comedy

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Kenyon Phillips to Star in Jason Craig & Dave Malloy's BEARDO Off-Broadway This Winter by BroadwayWorld

Pipeline Theatre Company hasannounced Beardo, with book and lyrics by Jason Craig Beowulf - A Thousand Years of Baggage, music by Dave Malloy Natasha, Pierre amp The Great Comet of 1812, and…

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The Show: Harry Potter & the Cursed Child Makes B'way Plans, Ben Platt Shines in Dear Evan Hansen, The Hamilton Mixtape by

In this week's episode, we talk about Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's Broadway plans, Ben Platt in Dear Evan Hansen, creative heavyweights at A Bronx Tale, a massive casting upda…

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‘Jim Messina and Band’ at Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz by Isabella Mason

Enjoy the concert by Jim Messina and the Band at Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz on January 28, 2017, 8 pm onwards. Jim Messina has a legacy of musical prowess spanning five decades. He has bee…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Choose Scholarship Recipient at His Alma Mater by Michael Gioia

The prize was established in honor of graduates Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail and their musical Hamilton.

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BWW TV: Abracadabra- They've Reappeared! THE ILLUSIONISTS Preview Their Broadway Return! by Tv - Press Previews

The Illusionists - Turn Of The Century returns to Broadway for the third consecutive holiday season with a new show designed to transport audiences back to the golden age of magic.

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Photos: Rancho Viejo Opening Night at Playwrights Horizons by Hannah Vine

Dan LeFranc‘s portrait of a sinking marriage features Mare Winningham and Mark Blum.

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Relax: A map of relaxed theatre performances everywhere by Thom Dibdin

The Google map indicates the scale of the growing trend in relaxed performances – which seek to create non-judgmental environments for people with autism, dementia, Tourette’s and learni…

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REVIEW: Thebes Land, Arcola Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon It cleverly blurs the line between reality and what we are seeing on stage in a way that is unsettling and leaves you questioning the theatrical experience itself. This post R…

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Review: Bright direction, strong cast carry the weight in a sometimes problematic “Big Fish” by Jim Farmer

Amidst the sugary sweet procession of Nutcrackers, Christmas Carols and other holiday fare parading around the city this time of year, Theatrical Outfit is at least offering up something nov…

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Shakespeare in the Streets takes a new approach for a show downtown by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The 2017 production will look at the whole community.

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Violinist Leila Josefowicz gets a Grammy nomination; SLSO shares in the glory by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

'Scheherazade.2' is one of five nominees for best classical instrumental solo

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Review: Once in a Lifetime, Young Vic by James Bell

The era of silent cinema will seem to many as remote as the last days of the Roman Empire. It is difficult, therefore, to imagine the revolution the “talkies” would have sparked in the H…

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Review: Thebes Land, Arcola Theatre by Rob Ellis

It’s not often that a show will tell you, within its script, that you’ll be giving it a good review – but then Thebes Land is no ordinary play. Daniel Goldman’s adaptation of Ser…

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Photos: Darren Criss Comes Out to the Jellicle Ball by Hannah Vine

Criss stopped by the Neil Simon Theatre to visit with Mamie Paris, Tyler Hanes, and the rest of the Broadway cats.

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Theater News: Fiddler on the Roof to Hold Talkback With Tevye and His Daughters

Danny Burstein, Alexandra Silber, Samantha Massell, Jenny Rose Baker, and Nerghiz Sarki will discuss their classic show.

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Natasha Granger: ‘Jukebox musicals are a great way to make theatre accessible’ by Georgia Snow

Performer Natasha Granger’s first foray into writing and directing comes in the form of comedy pop musical 2 Become 1, featuring classic

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Cinderella review at Grand Opera House, Belfast – ‘a welcome dash of irony’ by Jane Coyle

It takes a while to get going, thanks to a laborious rhyming prologue delivered front of stage by evergreen dame May McFettridge, this

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Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Set for La La Land Talkbacks in NYC by Andrew Gans

The Dear Evan Hansen composers also penned songs for the new movie musical.

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See School of Rock Celebrate One Year on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The cast of School of Rock celebrated their milestone at the Winter Garden Theatre December 6.

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Eifman Ballet: Up and Down, Coliseum, London

Boris Eifman’s dance piece portrays madness with a lack of sensitivity or nuance

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Features: Video: 5 steps to becoming a pantomime dame

James Doherty, Lyric Hammersmith's Widow Twankey, puts our deputy editor through dame school

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Theatre News: Today's performances of Dreamgirls cancelled

Ticket holders are advised to contact their point of sale for a full refund

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Nick Cody review – tales of a globetrotting standup by Brian Logan

Soho theatre, London The Australian comic’s stories and mickey-takes spin along well, but there’s a stale cynicism to the material“Modish crap” was Michael Gove’s verdict on Turner…

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Sing Along With #HairsprayLive by New York Theater

Below is the tracklist for Hairspray Live broadcast on NBC today December 7, 2016, 8 to 11 p.m. ET.  The song titles (accompanied in parentheses by the character or characters  singing) …

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BWW Interview - Megan Hilty Talks BOMBSHELL, New Album & Baby on the Way! by Caryn Robbins

Today BWW caught up with Tony nominee Megan Hilty to chat about her past roles, her current projects and what's ahead for the future

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JACK & THE BEANSTALK – Edinburgh by Thom Dibdin

The celebrated trio of Allan Stewart, Grant Stott and Andy Gray are front and centre in this year’s King’s Theatre pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk – a production that is low on storyl…

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BWW Interview - Dana Daniels (aka 'The Charlatan') Talks Broadway's THE ILLUSIONISTS by Caryn Robbins

Today, THE ILLUSIONISTS' Dana Daniels speaks exclusively with BWW and explains why his ultimate goal for the show is to create astonishment

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Review: Il trovatore, Royal Opera House by Callum McCartney

Lurking sheets of ashes cover the stage, drifting by its disturbers. The warn down branches of isolated trees have been stripped and burnt. We are here to bear witness to director David Bös…

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by Susan Grace

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West End Premiere of Dreamgirls Cancels Both Performances December 7 by Mark Shenton

Illness hits West End company ahead of official opening December 14.

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Review # 2: ‘The Comedy of Errors . . . at Colonus’ at Lumina Studio Theatre (Green Cast) by Leslie Weisman

If you’re a lover of impossible opposites, or have ever wondered what it would be like to wander into a mirthful merge—or, in the company’s assuredly less elegant, but admittedly (and …

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THE GREAT COMET Creator Dave Malloy to Make Broadway Debut by Courtney Kochuba

Dave Malloy, creator of the “intoxicatingly good, rapturous” (Isherwood, NY Times) new musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, will make his Broadway performing debut in t…

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The best dance of 2016: Farewell to a beloved fest and why Hubbard Street is underappreciated by Laura Molzahn

An unusual quantity and quality of vintage dance graced Chicago this year. To name just a few items: the Joffrey's reprises of Sir Frederick Ashton's "Cinderella" and Jiri Kylian's "Forgotte…

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Natalie Weiss and Marty Thomas Join Aladdin Star for Beautiful Take of “Mary, Did You Know?” by Andrew Gans

Nathan Lucrezio’s music video also features Alex Ortega.

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Photo Coverage: SCHOOL OF ROCK Celebrates One Year on Broadway! by Jennifer Broski

Just yesterday, the company of School of Rock took a break to celebrate the musical's one year anniversary at the Winter Garden Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special day, and yo…

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Adrián José Velasquez Figueroa’s Insights Into Taking Good Pictures With Smartphones by Rino16

Smartphones having better cameras are being introduced to the market. To this end, everyone is able to take good pictures that rival those taken with powerful digital cameras. However, not a…

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Photo Coverage: Richard Kind Helps SHIMMER Shine at Edison Ballroom by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

During WWII, over 23,000 Jews landed in Shanghai seeking refuge from Nazi persecution. This rarely told, true and inspirational story now comes to life as an epic new musical, Shimmer. On Tu…

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Norm Lewis Will Sing with Jason Robert Brown at Subculture by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony nominee joins the Tony-winning songwriter at the downtown venue.

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Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Todd Anderson by Broadway's Backbone

In this episode Todd Anderson began is career with Twyla Tharp, made his Broadway debut with Hugh Jackman, and then went on to cover 36 tracks in 4 different companies as Wicked'suniversal s…

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Tony Shalhoub: Leader of the Band by Harry Haun

“Not another Tony Shalhoub musical, surely!” The line cracks up Shalhoub, who tomorrow night tentatively sticks his big toe in the strange, shifting, uncertain sand of musical comedy …

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Dreamgirls cancels shows due to cast illness by Georgia Snow

Both the matinee and evening performances of Dreamgirls have been cancelled today due to multiple cast illnesses. The musical is currently in

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Fleabag – Edinburgh festival 2013 review by Lyn Gardner

UnderbellyPhoebe Waller-Bridge's up-for-anything antiheroine provides a distinctive take on the effects of porn on 21st-century womenForty years ago, Erica Jong coined the phrase "zipless fu…

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No Knowing review – Alan Ayckbourn presents more gift-wrapped explosives by Alfred Hickling

Stephen Joseph theatre, ScarboroughIn two Christmas stocking-fillers, Knowing Her and Knowing Him, a couple celebrating 40 years of marriage discover the deep freeze in their relationshipIt…

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Once in a Lifetime review – Harry Enfield is a legit hit in Hollywood satire by Michael Billington

Young Vic, LondonPlaying a studio mogul at the dawn of the talkies, Enfield makes an assured theatre debut but this production puts visual bravura before verbal precisionHarry Enfield, as we…

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Letters of the week by The Stage

Diversity report raises questions I suspect many drama school principals sympathise with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s frustration about the dearth of black, Asian

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Diary: He’s behind you – on one knee, holding a ring by Tabard

Ladies (and indeed, gentlemen), how would you like your boyfriend to pop the question? Many theatrical types, I imagine, would like it

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Scene Around: December 8 by The Stage

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

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NEWS: The Play Goes Wrong announces full cast for new UK tour by Press Releases

The Play That Goes Wrong, the West End’s Olivier Award winning box office hit, as announced the full cast for its 2017 tour of the UK and Ireland, which launches from Theatre Royal Bath in…

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Diary: Don’t cry any more by Tabard

Let it be known, Tabard has nothing against Elaine Paige. Indeed, Tabard likes to tune into her radio show. The break-a-leg segment

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Features: 5 Christmas gifts for the uber stagey

Our gift guide will help you decide what to get for the theatre lovers in your life

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The Maxamoo Podcast Looks Back at the Best & Worst of 2016 by Maxamoo

It's Maxamoo's annual year-end extravaganza when all of their most frequent contributors gather on a single episode to discuss the year in review of the theater in New York City. This is the…

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Morgan and West: A (sort of) Christmas Carol Magic Show review at Festival Square Theatre, Edinburgh – ‘a Christmas box of tricks’ by Thom Dibdin

The sartorially elegant magic double act of Morgan and West deploy their amiably bumbling, Victorian schtick on Dickens. A (sort of) Christmas

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My musicals diary: Her Aching Heart and Another Night Before Christmas by Terri Paddock

I saw two two-hander musical gems this past weekend: Her Aching Heart at the Hope Theatre in Islington and, on the opposite side of town, Another Night Before Christmas at the Bridge House …

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A Tale of Too Many Cities: ‘A Bronx Tale’ by Matthew Wexler

A Bronx Tale, which recently opened on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre, represents the latest in a continuation of big budget musical adaptations that producers hope will resonate with audi…

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Pinocchio review at the MAC, Belfast – ‘deliciously intelligent’ by Jane Coyle

With framing music by Tchaikovsky, a witty, original score and enchanting visual and narrative references to Carlo Collodi’s 19th-century invention of the

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DR ANGELUS – Finborough Theatre by Carole Woddis

What a titan was James Bridie aka Osborne Henry Mavor, doctor and writer, co-founder of Glasgow Citz and prime mover in the launch of the Edinburgh Festival as well as a driving force in the…

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Forecast for NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!: Sunny & Clear by Caryn Robbins

Good Morning Baltimore The cast and crew of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE will wake up to a beautiful day in Los Angeles, the perfect weather to entertain millions of TV viewers across the country.

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One Day Only! NO MAN'S LAND to be Broadcast in Cinemas Internationally via National Theatre Live by BroadwayWorld

Ian McKellen plays 'Spooner', Patrick Stewart plays 'Hirst', Owen Teale plays 'Briggs' and Damien Molony plays 'Foster' in Sean Mathias' production of Harold Pinter's No Man's Land, which wi…

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Concert Preview: David Crosby Still Sees the Light by Jason M. Rubin

At age 75, there are more miles behind David Crosby than ahead of him, but he is resolved to carry on with freak flag flying.

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Once in a Lifetime, Young Vic, London, review: Harry Enfield plays a studio mogul in a curiously underpowered performance by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

The comedian Enfield makes his stage debut in this classic Broadway comedy, directed by Richard Jones, which is set during the momentous advent of the talkies

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Fanny Pack Theatre launches to tackle gender inequality with female-focused stories by Georgia Snow

An all-female theatre company pledging to dedicate its productions to “contemporary stories about contemporary women” has been set up to tackle gender

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Beauty and the Beast review at Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds – ‘warm, witty and colourful’ by Jackie Montague

This 350-seat Regency playhouse (the last surviving one in the UK), provides a unique setting for panto. The venue has a warmth

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Snapshot: Son House sings “Death Letter Blues” by Terry Teachout

Son House introduces and sings “Death Letter Blues” in 1968: (This is the latest in a series of arts-related videos that appear in this space each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday)

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Photos: In pictures: Harry Enfield celebrates opening night of Once in a Lifetime

Enfield stars in his stage debut at the Young Vic

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NEWS: Casting announced for good dog premiere, inspired by 2011 riots by Press Releases

Anton Cross has been cast in Arinzé Kene’s good dog, which will open at Watford Palace Theatre on 14 February 2017 before touring.

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Broadway AM Report, 12/7/2016 - HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Airs Tonight and More! by Jessica Khan

Today's big news TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, starringNia Vardalos,opens this evening at the Public, and HAIRSPRAY LIVE brings the beat to NBC tonight

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Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Celebrates Hans Christian Anderson & NO NO NANETTE by Behind The Curtain

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

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Almanac: Winston Churchill on the unwillingness to fight by Terry Teachout

“Still, if you will not fight for the right when you can easily win without bloodshed; if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment w…

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BWW's On This Day - December 7, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Cinderella review at Theatre Royal, Newcastle-upon-Tyne – ‘anarchy, glitter and gags’ by Thom Dibdin

Magic, mayhem and plenty of belief run right to the core of the Theatre Royal’s spectacular Cinderella. At first glance this show

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Fleabag five-star review – filthily funny show's shattering return to stage by Mark Lawson

Soho theatre, LondonPhoebe Waller-Bridge expertly controls the audience as she performs the original monologue that led to her TV smash It’s unusual for the text of a theatrical monologue …

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Photo Coverage: Broadway Pays Tribute to Edward Albee by Walter McBride

Yesterday afternoon, friends and colleagues of the late Edward Albee paid tribute to the playwright at the August WilsonTheatre 245 W. 52 St.. Mr. Albee died at age 88 on September 16, 2016 …

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Up and Down review at the London Coliseum – ‘inventive but limited’ by Neil Norman

The Eifman cometh. Celebrating 40 years as founder of Russia’s leading contemporary dance company, Boris Eifman enters the mouth of madness once

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Once in a Lifetime, Young Vic by David.nice

Moving pictures and crisp talk as Richard Jones tackles a Broadway comedyAn amplified crunch in the dark, sound without vision, kicks off this take on Moss Hart and George S Kaufman's light …

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Sleeping Beauty – The Pantomime of Dreams review at Lichfield Garrick – ‘simply stunning’ by Neil Bonner

This is a simply stunning show that oozes quality through its every pore. It sparkles brilliantly from the opening line and never

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A Christmas Treasure Island review at Hull Truck – ‘funny and surreal’ by Will Ramsey

When Robert Louis Stevenson wrote Treasure Island, Hull’s fishing fleets were making perilous trips to the Arctic. The thought of those icy

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Review: Review: Dirty Dancing (Phoenix Theatre)

The stage adaptation of the 1987 film arrives in the West End for a limited run

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Theatre News: Disney's Newsies is coming to a cinema near you

Alan Menken's 2012 musical, starring Jeremy Jordan, will be streamed to cinemas in February

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Review: Review: Strictly Ballroom (West Yorkshire Playhouse)

This musical version of Baz Luhrman's film is directed and choreographed by Drew McOnie

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Theatre Podcast: The Dresser, Half a Sixpence, One Night in Miami by Press Releases

This week, the London theatre bloggers discuss the West End transfer of flash-bang-wallop musical Half a Sixpence, the revival of Ronald Harwood's The Dresser starring Ken Stott and Reece Sh…

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Dave Malloy to Return to “Great Comet,” Grammy’s Announce Theatre Album Nominees, TimeOut’s Top-50 Showtunes Ever! “Today on Broadway” is a daily,…

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Hedda Gabler by John Morrison

I'm not usually a fan of European-style 'director's theatre' but I'm prepared to stretch a point when the director is Ivo van Hove, whose version of A View From The Bridge at the Young Vic c…

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NEWS: Nigel Harman & Sarah Hadfield lead full cast of What’s in a Name? UK premiere by Press Releases

Nigel Harman and Sarah Hadland star in the UK première of What’s In A Name?, which runs at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 27 January to 11 February 2017.

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'The Woman Destroyed' at Theatre des Bouffes du Nord, Paris by Paul Durand

Theatre des Bouffes du Nord, Paris, presents 'The Woman Destroyed', which will run from December 7-31 on various dates.Directed by Hélène Fillières with Josiane Balasko, the monologue tak…

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Review: Review: Once in a Lifetime (Young Vic)

Harry Enfield makes his stage debut in the revival of this screwball Hollywood comedy

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Major arts centres announce 20% turnover boost over three years by David Hutchison

Major arts centres across the UK have boosted their takings by nearly 20% during the past three years. The surge was announced

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 4am (Broadway Time)

NEWS: Lazarus revival of Brecht’s Caucasian Chalk Circle returns in March by Press Releases

Lazarus Theatre, the award-winning theatre company known for re-imagining and revitalising classic text for a contemporary audience, will open its tenth year in 2017 with the return of this …

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Royal Variety Performance 2016 review at Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, London by Paul Vale

The Royal Variety Performance returns for a second time to the Apollo Hammersmith, with HRH Charles, the Prince of Wales on duty,

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BWW Review: ONCE IN A LIFETIME, Young Vic by Debbie Gilpin

After a 2016 programme that included BlueOrange and Yerma, the first offering in the Young Vic's new season is a revival of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's Once in a Lifetime, which also m…

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BWW Review: ANTHONY RAPP: LIVE IN CONCERT, St James Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Anthony Rapp graces the intimately beautiful stage of the St. James Theatre's studio for a series of live concerts. Last seen on the American tour of IfThen music by Tom Kitt, book and lyric…

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NEWS: Mayor opens booking for annual Get into London Theatre scheme by Press Releases

Booking has opened for Get Into London Theatre 2017, one of the theatre industry’s longest running audience development initiatives. Since 2002, London’s biggest and best-loved shows hav…

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Obituary: Audrey Noble by Shirley Brown

A member of Equity for more than 74 years, Audrey Noble fulfilled the prediction of her first professional employer, Ronald Russell of

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Drama schools respond to ‘hideously white’ criticism by Matthew Hemley

Leading drama schools have moved to defend their track record for supporting students from diverse and low-income backgrounds, after an Andrew Lloyd

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Alligator Off Broadway, New Georges and The Sol Project at A.R.T./New York Theatres Reviewed by Billy McEntee BOTTOM LINE: Alligator is a bold and fresh new play by gifted playwright Hilar…

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Competition: Win tickets to see The Nutcracker on Ice at Hyde Park Winter Wonderland by The Stage

New to Hyde Park Winter Wonderland for its 10th anniversary is a specially created one-hour version of the Christmas classic, Nutcracker on Ice, performed

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Stupid Google Trick: RGB to Hex by Phil Paschke

You probably know that Google search performs a number of functions natively, giving you information without requiring you to visit one of the search results that come up. For instance, you …

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 2am (Broadway Time)

‘Romeo & Juliet Choir’ at Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm by Amanda Avery

Christmas Concert with Romeo & Juliet Choir will be presented at Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm on December 19, 2016.Get in the Christmas spirit with Romeo & Juliet Choir, which has mad…

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‘Fanny and Alexander’ at Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm by Amanda Avery

Ingmar Bergman's ‘Fanny and Alexander’ is to be performed at Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm on December 15, 2016.  Fanny and Alexander is a festive celebration of theatre, the act…

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‘Bob Hund’ Concert at Goteborg, Sweden by Amanda Avery

Swedish band ‘Bob Hund’ concert to take place on December 15, 2016 at Pustervik, Goteborg, Sweden.From the land of ABBA sprouts another band ‘Bob Hund’. Perhaps they are among countr…

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Richard Jordan: The curtain call is no time to make political statements by Richard Jordan

Among all the media attention focused on US vice president-elect Mike Pence’s recent visit to Hamilton, two questions remain unanswered: who does

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Jess Gow: It’s not the stage manager’s job to be the actors’ friend by Jess Gow

If I could go back in time and tell my 20-year-old stage manager self three things, those things would be these: 1.

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Mark Shenton: What’s the best way to address theatre’s lack of diversity? by Mark Shenton

Sometimes talking is not enough; we need positive action. On the one hand, great strides have been made in terms of theatrical

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Ganesh Versus the Third Reich: 'do we have the right to perform this?' by Brigid Delaney

The Back to Back theatre company tackle uncomfortable subject matter in the story of an Indian deity reclaiming the swastika from the Nazis• News, reviews and opinion: read all our Edinbur…

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BWW Review: Variety Returns To The Palace With THE ILLUSIONISTS - TURN OF THE CENTURY by Michael Dale

The Twentieth Century was only in its teens when playing Times Square's Palace Theatre was established as the pinnacle of success for vaudeville artists, so it's very appropriate that the la…

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at midnight (Broadway Time)

TV News: Catch Ariana Grande, Kristin Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein, and More in Hairspray Live!

Newcomer Maddie Baillio stars as Tracy Turnblad in NBC's TV musical.

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Merchant's House Museum Tonight by BroadwayWorld

In December 1867, Charles Dickens arrives in New York City for a month of sold-out performances ofhis beloved holiday classic, A Christmas Carol.Join Mr. Dickens, portrayed by actor John Kev…

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The Best & Worst of 2016, Part 1 by Maxamoo

It’s our annual year-end extravaganza when all of our most frequent contributors gather on a single episode to discuss the year in review at the theater in New York City. This is the f…

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Avon Novelist Debuting Book, Wally Lamb Giving Talks by Carole Goldberg

Connecticut novelist Wally Lamb will give several talks this month about his new novel, "I'll Take You There" (Harper, $25.99). The story follows Felix Funicello, who was a 10-year-old in La…

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Tiny Beautiful Things Opens December 7 by Olivia Clement

Nia Vardalos embodies Cheryl Strayed in the world-premiere production at the Public Theater.

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How Much Do You Really Know About Hairspray? by Ruthie Fierberg

In honor of the December 7 NBC broadcast of Hairspray Live!, Playbill tests your knowledge of the 1988 movie, the 2002 Broadway smash musical, and the 2007 musical film.

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Hairspray Live! Hits Television December 7 by Michael Gioia

The big, blonde, and beautiful broadcast begins at 8 PM ET on NBC.

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Making Merrily Work by Linda Buchwald

Tony-nominated director Michael Arden refreshes the infamous Sondheim musical.

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Stage preview: Tamara Tunie sings 'Legends From the 'Burgh' at City Theatre by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

For fans who know Tamara Tunie for 15 years as medical examiner Melinda Warner on NBC’s “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” her singing career might come as a surprise. She even t…

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