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Friday, January 19, 2024

Dame Sheila Hancock says her milestone age prevents worry of cancel culture by Maanya Sachdeva

‘I’m shortly going to be cancelled by death anyway,’ British actor said

SOURCE: The Independent at 07:24AM
Wednesday, January 17, 2024

RSC directors on the Bard’s legacy: ‘You can’t cancel Shakespeare – his work will outlive us all’ by Maanya Sachdeva

Royal Shakespeare Company’s co-artistic directors Daniel Evans and Tamara Harvey unveiled their inaugural season at the Stratforn-upon-Avon institution

SOURCE: The Independent at 05:18AM
Thursday, January 11, 2024

New auction of The Crown props and costumes ‘a real love letter to the show’ by Maanya Sachdeva

Fans of the show can bid for the ‘revenge dress’ worn by Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana, a copy of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation robes as seen on Claire Foy, or a reproduction of t…

SOURCE: The Independent at 11:02AM
Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Andrew Scott forced to halt Hamlet after audience member started working on laptop by Maanya Sachdeva

Scott said there was ‘no way’ he could deliver the famous ‘to be or not to be’ soliloquy while they were sending emails

SOURCE: The Independent at 01:42PM
Tuesday, December 12, 2023

National Theatre appoints Indhu Rubasingham as first female director by Maanya Sachdeva

She succeeds Rufus Norris, under whose leadership the theatre enjoyed its biggest audiences

SOURCE: The Independent at 08:48PM
Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Lea Michele gets six standing ovations for Funny Girl debut on Broadway by Maanya Sachdeva

Michele took over the role of Fanny Brice from ‘Booksmart’ actor Beanie Feldstein earlier this year

SOURCE: The Independent at 03:25AM
Monday, June 13, 2022

John Stamos ‘disappointed’ Bob Saget was ‘left out’ of Tony Awards in Memoriam tribute by Maanya Sachdeva

‘Bob loved Broadway and I know the community loved him,’ Stamos tweeted, prior to the ceremony

SOURCE: The Independent at 05:54AM
Thursday, March 24, 2022

Frozen musical star Obi Ugoala hits out at ‘racist’ audience members for walking out over ‘woke’ casting by Maanya Sachdeva

‘I am sorry that in a world of Ice Queens and magic strikes, this “d*****” as you referred to me was outside of your imagination,’ the Nigerian-Irish Londoner wrote

SOURCE: The Independent at 04:24AM
Monday, January 24, 2022

James Snyder: Harry Potter star fired from Cursed Child on Broadway after misconduct allegations by Maanya Sachdeva

Producers terminated Snyder’s contract after an independent investigation

SOURCE: The Independent at 02:36AM
Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Covid closes Hugh Jackman Broadway show after his passionate speech about understudies goes viral by Maanya Sachdeva

Jackson says he has developed mild Covid symptoms, but is feeling fine

SOURCE: The Independent at 12:36AM
Monday, November 29, 2021

Stephen Sondheim: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Josh Groban join Times Square performance in memory of composer by Maanya Sachdeva

‘In his remembrance, we did what theatre does best. We sang and raised our voices and came together in community,’ said singer Sara Bareilles

SOURCE: The Independent at 05:18AM
Monday, October 11, 2021

Pink named UK’s most played female artist of the 21st century ahead of Madonna, Adele by Maanya Sachdeva

The singer has earned three UK number one singles, as well as three UK number one albums

SOURCE: The Independent at 08:48AM
Monday, September 27, 2021

Saoirse Ronan claims Kanye West and Kim Kardashian inspired Macbeth role by Maanya Sachdeva

Four-time Oscar nominee will make her UK stage debut in Yael Farber’s ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ opposite ‘Mare of Easttown’ actor James McArdle

SOURCE: The Independent at 01:24PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards