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Thursday, July 9, 2020

'He's so strapping and virile': Patrick Stewart at 80 – by Shatner, McKellen, Tennant and more by Interviews By Chris Wiegand, Catherine Shoard and Toby Moses

Horse rides in stockings, rehearsals in deep freezes, fights in string vests ... as Patrick Stewart hits 80, friends from Harriet Walter to Brian Blessed pay tribute to the great actor Conti…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

British musicals 'at risk without subsidies like other theatre' by Lanre Bakare and Catherine Shoard

Leading figures call for public money to be spent on original work and developing talent British musical theatre is at risk of being left behind by America unless there is investment in orig…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Scribner’s Lodge and a BIG Broadway Discount! by Catherine

I never thought of myself as an outdoorsy kind of girl until I moved to New York City. I didn’t realize how desperately my heart was aching to see the sky, breathe the crisp, clean air and…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The 50 best theatre shows of the 21st century by Michael Billington, Alexis Soloski, Catherine Love, Mark Fisher and Chris Wiegand

A hip-hop history lesson, a dizzy Dahl musical and a continent-hopping barbershop … we pick the finest new works of theatre since 2000 Jez Butterworth: the sage behind our No1 Continue rea…

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Celebration Dinner at Gabriel Kreuther by Catherine

I am not the typical New Yorker.  Most days, I cook all of my meals and eat at home while my neighbors are exploring the hottest restaurants, getting Seamless delivered or barhopping though…

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

15 of the best Edinburgh festival shows now touring by Kate Wyver, Catherine Love, Anna Winter, Brian Logan, Mark Fisher and Chris Wiegand

The festival is over for another year but plenty of its theatre, comedy and dance hits have announced dates around the UK CollapsibleBreffni Holahan gives a searing performance as Essie in M…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Edinburgh festival 2019: the shows we recommend by Brian Logan, Alex Needham, Catherine Love, Michael Billington, Chris Wiegand, Mark Fisher, Anna Winter and Kate Wyver

Plan your schedule with our roundup of top shows, ordered by start time. This page will be updated daily throughout the festival BoutSummerhall, 10.20am, until 25 AugustAn exploration of bro…

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Stage to Street at Beautiful on Broadway by Catherine

One of my biggest fashion inspirations has always been vintage style. Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Twiggy, Kate Moss, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and Katharine Hepburn to name a few women I …

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Monday, June 24, 2019

The Sound Of Music by Catherine

“The Sound Of Music” “Do Re Mi” “My Favorite Things” My little blog here has been quiet because I have been traveling to Austria, raising seven singing children and falling in lo…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

'I even loved his Twankey': Dench, Hopkins, Mirren and more on Ian McKellen at 80 by Interviews By Catherine Shoard and Chris Wiegand

Wild parties, stunning performances, silhouette erections and marrying Patrick Stewart twice. As the actor turns 80, friends including Derek Jacobi, Janet Suzman, Michael Sheen, Bill Condon …

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Monday, May 6, 2019

Stage to Street at Mean Girls on Broadway by Catherine

I was definitely closer to art freak than plastic when I was in high school, so I was over-the-moon to go backstage at Mean Girls on Broadway to talk to Grey Henson who plays Damian for Epis…

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Friday, March 22, 2019

Stage to Street at The Prom on Broadway! by Catherine

I am ridiculously excited to share a new series that I have been working on for months, Stage to Street! This video series launches today on my YouTube Channel (have you subscribed?)  and i…

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Friday, March 15, 2019

MEAN GIRLS Date Night with My Life Out of Office by Catherine

I am so excited to be collaborating with the fierce females at My Life Out of Office to put together the perfect Broadway Date Night at MEAN GIRLS. I know how daunting it can be just to choo…

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Friday, February 22, 2019

Winter Exploring in NYC by Catherine

We have officially entered the time of the year when I go stir crazy.  February is slowly dragging along, one freezing and grey day after another. The drive to put together a real outfit fa…

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Friday, February 15, 2019

Apparis x Charlebois Chic Soiree by Catherine

This Monday was one I will not forget for a long time. I invited some of my favorite people from the Broadway community to come downtown to introduce them to one of my favorite new brand dis…

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Holiday Gift Guide: Strong Female Leads by Catherine

I am really excited about today’s gift guide! I have been a proud member of the New York City Theatre Community for almost ten years and met some of the most inspiring, bold women. Being a…

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Monday, December 3, 2018

What to Wear to the Theatre by Catherine

As a New Yorker and member of the theatre community, I try to support my friends when they open new shows on Broadway which means I am fortunate to spend many evenings heading to theatres ar…

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Monday, August 21, 2017

Summer Adventures by Catherine

It has been a wild and wonderful summer! As things are finally starting to wind down, I decided it was about time to share some photos of my adventure with you. The end of June and beginning…

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Friday, July 28, 2017

What's the longest line in Pittsburgh? And what's worth waiting for? by Catherine Cray and Joshua Axelrod / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

We can all agree that the “Gilmore Girls” revival was terrible. But, amid the mess of Rory realizing that maybe she isn’t a particularly talented journalist, she is assigned a really i…

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Summer Weekend Roundup by Catherine

There really is nothing like summer in the city. This weekend we had some pretty perfect summer weather and I packed in as much time outside with as many friends as possible! I am gearing u…

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

COACH x Charlebois Chic Party! by Catherine

You can’t fully see my face in this photo, but this shot perfectly shows you how I felt on Monday night during the COACH x Charlebois Chic Party I hosted at COACH House! Like a rocker Cin…

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Varsity Blues by Catherine

Silk Varsity Jacket. Crop Top (similar). Skort. Plaid Sneakers. Happy Monday, y’all! This weekend was a busy and really productive one. Two dance cardio classes followed by brunch (you hav…

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Thursday, January 14, 2016

'We are all so devastated': acting world pays tribute to Alan Rickman by Catherine Shoard, Liese Spencer, Chris Wiegand, Nancy Groves and Ben Beaumont-Thomas

Kate Winslet, Emma Thompson, Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Helen Mirren among those remembering the giant of movies and theatre – known best to many as Professor Snape in Harry Potter …

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Sunday, November 29, 2015

‘The Rainbow Crow’ at Pumpkin Theatre by Peter Wilkes and Catherine Dickey Wilson

Theater for children is tricky. Five-year-olds don’t know – or care – what “theater” is. Nor do they have any preconceived expectations about what they’re “supposed” to see. …

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Saturday, November 14, 2015

‘A Wonderful Life’ at Reisterstown Theatre Project by Peter Wilkes and Catherine Dickey Wilson

Is there anyone who does not know the heartwarming story of A Wonderful Life? Following closely the original plot of the 1945 film, the musical version, with a book and lyrics by Sheldon Ha…

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Monday, September 28, 2015

Pics! Raven-Symon, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas Honor Debbie Allen At NYC Dance Alliance by Monica Simoes and Raven-Symoné, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas and More Honor Debbie Allen At Nyc Dance Alliance Gala

Stars came out to honor Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actress Debbie Allen (West Side Story, Sweet Charity) at NYC Dance Alliance Foundation at its Bright Lights Shining Stars Gala…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

#D&I Institute Field Report: Central Square Theater by Catherine Carr Kelly and Megan Sandberg-Zakian

(As part of TCG’s Diversity & Inclusion Institute, our online curator Jacqueline E. Lawton is interviewing our cohort of participating theatres about their discoveries, challenges an…

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Thursday, August 8, 2013

Shows to Consider at New York’s Fringe Festival by Eric Grode, Catherine Rampell, Erik Piepenburg, Andy Webster, Ken Jaworowski and Steven McElroy

From the immense lineup of shows in the New York International Fringe Festival, staff members at The Times play some hunches and make some picks to see.    

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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Arts & Leisure: Critics Look Back at Favorite Stage Moments of 2011 by Erik Piepenburg, Catherine Rampell, David Rooney, Scott Heller, Patrick Healy, Eric Grode, Jason Zinoman and Andy Webster

Critics and writers for The New York Times recall their favorite moments onstage in 2011, some of them happening in the smallest and most offbeat of places.

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