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Saturday, October 1, 2022

Lots of love, laughs, and fan favorites in ‘Vangari: Funny You Should Ask’ at NYC’s Don’t Tell Mama by Deb Miller

What could be more universally relatable in an intimate cabaret act than an underlying theme of human relationships? In Vangari: Funny You Should Ask, playing at the musical-comedy duo’s h…

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Fever dream of an undocumented Mexican immigrant in ‘american (tele)visions’ at Off-Broadway’s New York Theatre Workshop by Deb Miller

In the nonlinear multimedia memory play american (tele)visions, now playing a limited engagement at New York Theatre Workshop, Tow Playwright-in-Residence Victor I. Cazares relays how it mig…

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Off-Broadway return of the wild and campy ‘Stranger Sings! The Parody Musical’ at Playhouse 46 at St. Luke’s by Deb Miller

The Off-Broadway return of the zany 2021 multi-award-winning Stranger Sings! The Parody Musical – an irreverent spoof of the hit Netflix series Stranger Things, soon to enter its fifth and…

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Monday, September 26, 2022

Be part of the magic in ‘Asi Wind’s Inner Circle’ at NYC’s The Gym at Judson by Deb Miller

For the remainder of the year, NYC audiences will have the chance not just to enjoy, but to be part of the magic, in Asi Wind’s Inner Circle, presented at The Gym at Judson in Greenwich Vi…

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Saturday, September 24, 2022

Young gymnasts face the inconceivable pressures of Olympic training in ‘Body Through Which the Dream Flows’ at NYC’s The Tank by Deb Miller

Now serving a life sentence for his repeated sexual abuse of at least 330 underage girls since the 1990s (in addition to his guilty pleas to charges of child pornography and tampering with e…

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15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Felicia Curry by Deb Miller

Now making her Broadway debut and proliferating her proverbial “fifteen minutes of fame” as an understudy for six roles (The Baker’s Wife, The Witch, Jack’s Mother, and Cinderella’…

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

C is for colorful, clever, and cute in ‘Sesame Street: The Musical’ at NYC’s Theatre Row by Deb Miller

Since its debut in 1969, TV’s iconic Sesame Street children’s show has been entertaining and educating kids for 52 seasons in the US, has won a record 214 Emmy Awards and eleven Grammys,…

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

New book, album, and Sunday concerts at NYC’s 54 Below pay tribute to Sondheim by Deb Miller

Since the passing of Stephen Sondheim last November, tributes to the life and legacy of the legendary Broadway composer and lyricist have continued with unabated love, respect, and admiratio…

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Lincoln Center Theater opera ‘Intimate Apparel’ to have broadcast premiere on PBS by Deb Miller

As part of the 50th anniversary season of the Great Performances series on PBS (channel 13 in NYC) and the PBS video app, Intimate Apparel will have its broadcast premiere this Friday, Septe…

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Spectacular celebration of the history of Broadway song and dance in ‘Broadway By The Year’ at NYC’s Town Hall by Deb Miller

To conclude the 21st season of the historic Town Hall’s popular series Broadway By The Year, creator, writer, director, and host Scott Siegel traced the momentous contributions of dance to…

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Saturday, September 17, 2022

Free ‘Curtain Up Broadway Festival’ returns to Times Square for three days of star-studded events by Deb Miller

The upcoming Curtain Up Broadway Festival will bring more than fifteen free interactive public events and live performances to the heart of NYC, from Times Square to Duffy Square, between 45…

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Friday, September 16, 2022

Riotous indictment of the CIA in spy thriller farce ‘Our Man in Santiago’ at Off-Off-Broadway’s AMT Theater by Deb Miller

In 1970, the Nixon administration enlisted the CIA in a covert operation to overthrow Salvador Allende, the democratically elected socialist president of Chile, who ultimately died in a viol…

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Agonized parents deal with a son’s incurable illness in ‘Jasper’ at Off-Broadway’s Pershing Square Signature Center by Deb Miller

Winner of the TRU New Voices Award in 2018, Jasper, written by Grant MacDermott and produced by Yonder Window Theatre Company, is now making its powerful world premiere in a limited Off-Bro…

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NYC Off-Broadway Week returns with 2-for-1 tickets by Deb Miller

Sponsored by NYC & Company, Inc. and Mastercard, and supported by NYC Media & Entertainment, NYC Off-Broadway Week, a twice-a-year 2-for-1 ticket offer for Off-Broadway productions i…

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

A scintillating night of song and conversation in ‘Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway starring Jane Krakowski’ at NYC’s Town Hall by Deb Miller

Originally scheduled for Monday, January 31, but postponed due to Omicron, Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway starring Jane Krakowski was rescheduled for September 12, and the wildly appreciative h…

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A preview of Vangari’s new show ‘Funny You Should Ask’ at NYC’s Don’t Tell Mama by Deb Miller

Starting this coming weekend, the delightful mother/daughter musical comedy duo Vangari (Evangeline and Ariana Johns) returns to Don’t Tell Mama – the renowned cabaret club, piano bar, a…

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Saturday, September 10, 2022

Composer Jaime Lozano previews his work for the upcoming Broadway musical on Frida Kahlo by Deb Miller

On Wednesday night, September 7, the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts had a full house and a long waiting line of fans hoping to get in for Jaime Lozano’s …

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Friday, September 9, 2022

Free Shakespeare in the Park’s ‘As You Like It’ fills NYC’s Delacorte Theater with the joy of love and community by Deb Miller

When the reimagined musical production of As You Like It, co-adapted by Shaina Taub (who also created the music and lyrics) and Laurie Woolery (The Public Theater’s Director of Public Work…

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Thursday, September 8, 2022

Physics and human behavior collide in ‘Strings Attached’ Off-Broadway at Theatre Row by Deb Miller

In Pulse Theatre’s Off-Broadway premiere of Strings Attached at Theatre Row, playwright Carole Buggé explores the uncertainties of physics and human behavior, which collide in a cathartic…

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Finalists announced for the Clive Barnes Awards for Theater and Dance by Deb Miller

The Clive & Valerie Barnes Foundation, under the leadership of Holly Jones and Lloyd Mayor, has announced the finalists and date for the 12th Annual Clive Barnes Awards, recognizing exce…

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Annual ‘Table of Silence Project 9/11’ returns to NYC’s Lincoln Center on Sunday morning by Deb Miller

On Sunday, September 11, beginning at 8 am, Buglisi Dance Theatre and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, in partnership with Dance/NYC, will present a live performance of the Table of S…

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Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Beautiful stories of human connection in the Off-Broadway premiere of ‘Los Otros’ at A.R.T./New York Theatres by Deb Miller

Presented by Premieres NYC as part of its revived bi-annual Inner Voices series, the new one-act musical Los Otros, by Tony Award nominees Ellen Fitzhugh (book and lyrics) and Michael John L…

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

John Lloyd Young makes a stirring return to NYC with a soulful new concert at 54 Below by Deb Miller

For his current six-night engagement at 54 Below, stage, screen, and concert star John Lloyd Young has curated a new set list of Mostly Soul: Beloved Hits from Motown to Broadway, featuring …

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Sunday, August 28, 2022

Off-Broadway revival of ‘Kinky Boots’ dazzles at Stage 42 by Deb Miller

When it premiered on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in 2013, the blockbuster stage adaptation of Kinky Boots, with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, book by Harvey Fierstein, and dire…

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Friday, August 26, 2022

Lessons in Japanese culture, language, and humor in ‘Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo’ at Off-Broadway’s New World Stages by Deb Miller

In 1999, Katsura Sunshine – born Gregory Robic in Toronto, Canada, to parents of Slovenian origin – went to Japan to pursue studies in Japanese theater. In 2008, he began a strict three-…

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Off-Broadway time-traveling comedy ‘Don’t Do This To Us!’ at The Tank has a remedy for recent anti-Semitism by Deb Miller

Now in its world premiere at The Tank, Don’t Do This To Us!, written by and co-produced with Stephanie Swirsky, takes a novel “What if?” approach to increasing anti-Semitism in the US…

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with John Lloyd Young by Deb Miller

Known and loved by fans everywhere for his multi-award-winning portrayal of the Four Seasons’ lead singer Frankie Valli in the original Broadway musical and Warner Bros. movie adaptation o…

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Monday, August 22, 2022

Mash-up of hypnosis and improv comedy fails to mesmerize in ‘HYPROV’ at Off-Broadway’s Daryl Roth Theatre by Deb Miller

Co-created by comedian Colin Mochrie (Whose Line Is It Anyway?), hypnotist Asad Mecci, and Mochrie’s manager Jeff Andrews in 2016, HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis is now playing a twelve-wee…

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Sunday, August 21, 2022

Broadway musical director David Loud to discuss his autobiography ‘Facing the Music’ at NYC’s Barnes & Noble by Deb Miller

On Wednesday, August 24, Broadway musical director, arranger, and conductor David Loud (The Visit, The Scottsboro Boys, Sondheim on Sondheim, Curtains, Ragtime, A Class Act, Steel Pier, and …

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Friday, August 19, 2022

One-night performance of ‘Lyrics From Lockdown’ live and livestreaming from NYC’s Apollo Theater by Deb Miller

The award-winning theatrical hip-hop and multimedia production Lyrics From Lockdown, written and performed by renowned artist, writer, and activist Bryonn Bain, will play one historic perfor…

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Talents from Broadway unite for the benefit ‘NF Hope Concert 2022’ at NYC’s The Green Room 42 by Deb Miller

On Sunday, August 21, a roster of Broadway talents will unite at The Green Room 42 for NYC’s fourth annual NF Hope Concert – a great night of music and entertainment that will take place…

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