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Friday, September 21, 2018

‘Broadway @’ Concert Series Arrives at NYC’s Town Hall by Matthew Wexler

Seth Rudetsky's legendary 'Broadway @' concert series finally arrives in New York City with three scheduled events at The Town Hall.

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Review: Sharr White’s ‘The True’ by Matthew Wexler

Edie Falco stars as Dorothea “Polly” Noonan, the blunt, profane, decades-long defender of Albany’s Democratic Party machine in Sharr White’s fiery return to The New Group.

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Then and Now: ‘Make Believe’ at Hartford Stage by Matthew Wexler

Bess Wohl’s touching play follows four young siblings as their childhoods are upended and tracks how moments from our youth resonate with us forever.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Margot Seibert Releases Debut Album: ’77th Street’ by Matthew Wexler

Margo Seibert's debut solo album, '77th Steet,' is available 10/26. The Broadway performer appears at Joe's Pub on 10/22 to celebrate its release.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Don’t Miss: DRAGS Benefit for Ali Forney Center by Matthew Wexler

NYC's best drag performers come out for a one-night-only benefit for the Ali Forney Center.

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Monday, September 17, 2018

One Night Only: All-Asian ‘Into the Woods’ by Matthew Wexler

Ann Harada stars as the Witch in a one-night-only concert version of 'Into the Woods' presented by National Asian Artists Project (NAAP) and Prospect Theater Company.

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Broadway Dims Its Lights for Marin Mazzie by Matthew Wexler

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Tony Award nominee and Theater Hall of Fame inductee Marin Mazzie, who passed away on Thursday, September 13 at age 57.

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First Look: Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival by Matthew Wexler

The ninth annual international festival will explore transcendence, interior illumination, and the communal impulse as exhibited through artistic expression across continents and centuries.

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Remembering Marin Mazzie by Matthew Wexler

The theater community has lost one of its greats with the passing of Marin Mazzie today. The 57-year-old actress was diagnosed in 2015 with ovarian cancer and spoke openly of her battle.

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Don’t Miss: ‘Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret’ by Matthew Wexler

An evening of songs and scenes from shows that have been censored or challenged, created to raise awareness around censorship and free expression in the theater. 

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Pussy Riot: ‘Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties’ by Matthew Wexler

In Jen Silverman’s unpredictable comedy, five women collide at the intersection of rage, love, and the “thea-tah.”

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Don’t Answer the Door: ‘Heartbreak House’ by Matthew Wexler

Gingold Theatrical Group presents a revival of Bernard Shaw's 'Heartbreak House.'

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Off-Broadway Week 2-For-1 Tickets Now on Sale! by Matthew Wexler

Off-Broadway Week returns for its tenth year, offering two-for-one tickets to 38 shows throughout New York City.

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Review: ‘Homos, or Everyone in America’ by Matthew Wexler

Told through interweaving glimpses into the life of an everyday couple unexpectedly confronted by a vicious crime, Jordan Seavey's play examines the moments that can bring two people togethe…

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Don’t Miss: Terrence McNally & Guests at 92Y by Matthew Wexler

92Y celebrates Terrence McNally's 80th birthday with a film screening of 'Every Act of Life' and special performances.

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

DC’s National Theatre Announces Cast of ‘Beetlejuice’ Musical by Matthew Wexler

The National Theatre has announced casting for the pre-Broadway run of 'Beetlejuice.'

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Breaking: ‘Be More Chill’ Headed to Broadway by Matthew Wexler

The teen sensation musical will open at the Lyceum Theatre on March 10.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Interview: Grey Henson of ‘Mean Girls’ by Matthew Wexler

The girls aren’t getting all the attention in the new hit musical 'Mean Girls.' Fans are also flocking to see Grey Henson, who was nominated for a Tony Award for his fun-loving, flamboy…

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Monday, September 3, 2018

Climbing Up the Ladder of Success: ‘Ain’t too Proud’ by Matthew Wexler

En route to Broadway, 'Ain't Too Proud' stops in Los Angeles, and it looks like a hit in the making.

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Sunday, September 2, 2018

Steppenwolf Announces Two New Ensemble Members by Matthew Wexler

Rajiv Joseph and Karen Rodriguez join the official ranks of Chicago's famed theater company.

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Interview: Jennifer Simard’s NYC Solo Debut, ‘Stigma’ by Matthew Wexler

Jennifer Simard reveals her inspiration for 'Stigma,' her New York City solo debut at Green Room 42.

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

2 LGBTQ Highlights from Edmonton Fringe by Matthew Wexler

A closer look at two LGBTQ works at the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival.

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The American Theatre Wing Releases New Centennial Book by Matthew Wexler

The new book offers a fascinating cornucopia of untold lore and never-before-seen photos as prismatic and unexpected as the theater itself.

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Monday, August 27, 2018

When Hellman Doesn’t Bring Out the Best: ‘Days to Come’ by Matthew Wexler

Mint Theater Company stages a one-dimensional revival of Lillian Hellman's controversial 1934 play.

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Remembering Neil Simon by Matthew Wexler

The theater community remembers Neil Simon.

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Friday, August 24, 2018

‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Confirms Broadway Arrival by Matthew Wexler

Producers have announced that the new musical based on the lives of The Temptations will arrive on Broadway this spring at the Imperial Theatre.

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Laura Benanti to Join Cast of ‘My Fair Lady’ by Matthew Wexler

The Tony Award-winning actress steps into the role on October 23.

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

The Boys in the Other Band: ‘Gettin’ The Band Back Together’ by Matthew Wexler

A 40-year-old banker moves back in with his mother and reboots his garage band.

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

‘Bat Out of Hell – The Musical’ Launches National Tour by Matthew Wexler

Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical, the new musical based on one of the best-selling albums of all time, will launch a 19-city North American tour at Detroit’s Fox Theatre…

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Monday, August 20, 2018

Review: ‘Washed Up on the Potomac’ by Matthew Wexler

Lynn Rosen's new play examines the lives of a group of proofreaders and a missing colleague who may have washed up on the river shore.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

‘Pretty Woman’ — Not So Pretty, According to Critics by Matthew Wexler

Critics weigh in on the movie-to-musical adaptation of 'Pretty Woman,' starring Samantha Barks and Andy Karl.

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