Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Evening at the Talk House review – Wallace Shawn's dark comedy plays it safe by Alexis Soloski

Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, New YorkDespite a strong performance from a perfectly cast Matthew Broderick, this play about a play doesn’t cut as deep as it shouldWallace Shawn is a pl…

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Meet the Cast of Olney Theatre Center’s ‘Sweeney Todd’: Part Two: E. Faye Butler (Mrs. Lovett) by Joel Markowitz

In Part Two of series of interviews with the cast of Sweeney Todd at Olney Theatre Center, meet E. Faye Butler.   Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have s…

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Composer Portraits Series: Beat Furrer featuring Either/Or by Jean Ballard Terepka

This is serious work. Without defiance of traditional or conservative contemporary classical music simply for mere defiance’s haughty sake, Furrer is developing his own particular vocabula…

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Review: In ‘Escaped Alone’ Fears Small (Cats) and Large (Apocalypse) by Ben Brantley

Fear festers, burrows and blooms in Caryl Churchill’s short and wondrous play that plumbs the depths of 21st-century terrors.

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Review: ‘Evening at the Talk House’ Is Just the Dystopia Next Door by Ben Brantley

Wallace Shawn excavates moral cowardice in an authoritarian age, with Matthew Broderick as our guide.

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Review: Evening at the Talk House by Brian Scott Lipton

In Wallace Shawn’s aptly-named “Evening at the Talk House,” now being given a polished production by The New Group and director Scott Elliot at the Pershing Square Signature Center, co…

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Victorian Opera nominated for major international innovation award by Arts Review

Renowned for its contribution to the development of new Australian opera and music theatre, Victorian Opera has been nominated for the 2017 Classical:NEXT Innovation Award. In its 11 year h…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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'Evening at the Talk House' review: A grim theater party indeed

Wallace Shawn is best known as a master Hollywood character actor -- you know, that balding, squat, pink man with the querulous voice and the mysterious smile.

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EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

Theatre is a notoriously chatty medium, and those who create it - and, let's face it, those who watch it - are usually unable to keep their mouths shut.

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Review: The Red Detachment of Women by Anne-Marie Peard

Can’t afford your own time machine? A ticket to the National Ballet of China’s Red Detachment of Women is the next best thing. This ballet, first performed in 1964, is one of the ‘Eigh…

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Tosca by Arts Review

John Bell’s critically acclaimed 20th century retelling of Puccini’s Tosca returns tonight to the Sydney Opera House stage with a stellar cast featuring some of the best performers in th…

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The Gabriels: heartbreaking plays take on new meaning as everything changes in America by Steph Harmon

Audience reaction to Richard Nelson’s eye-opening drama about the US election campaign has shifted through time and in performances on a different continentWhen Richard Nelson wrote the li…

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Review: Evening at the Talk House

Matthew Broderick stars in Wallace Shawn's deceptive dystopian thriller.

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Evening at the Talk House: Dark Theater by Jk Clarke

      Spoiler Alert: This review contains what some may consider spoilers (and others may not) as some aspects of plot twists are discussed out of necessity. Proceed at your o…

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Remembering What Is Retro with BRT’s Brooklyn DooWop Explosion by Dan Luner

** Seven Performances Only, February 15-19 ** Bristol Riverside Theatre presents an explosion of sound with Brooklyn DooWop Explosion running February 15-19. The seasoned professionalism of …

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'Evening at the Talk House': Theater Review

A first-rate cast including Matthew Broderick, and Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry of 'L.A. Law,' appear in Wallace Shawn's dystopian drama 'Evening at the Talk House.' read more

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Two small plays feel bigger than they look by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

'The Way We Get By' and 'The Ice Fishing Play' open here

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Best Bets: 'Into the Woods,' 'Graeme of Thrones,' Taste of Soulard, Ben Folds and more by Go! Magazine Staff

Our staff picks the best things to do this week — with a look ahead.

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Wallace Shawn’s Evening at the Talk House Review: when an actor’s day job can be murder by Jonathan Mandell

“The theatre is gone, but there are new things now,” says Matthew Broderick in Wallace Shawn’s chilling comedy, which imagines a dystopian but familiar society where former theatre peo…

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Review: The Assembled Parties (Raven Theatre) by Lauren Whalen

Richard Greenberg's The Assembled Parties thoroughly captures family life in all its funny tragedy, and has a stunning lead performance by Loretta Rezos in her Raven Theatre debut. Like the…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Trust the process by Padraic Lillis

Hi, I am grateful for the trust of the schools in the upcoming College Collaboration Project with MACPACC (Carroll, Prince George, and Howard Community Colleges). Next week I’m going d…

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Wallace Shawn’s Evening at the Talk House: Review and Pics by New York Theater

“The theatre is gone, but there are new things now,” says Matthew Broderick in Wallace Shawn’s chilling comedy, which imagines a dystopian but familiar society where former theatre peo…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Juan Pablo Di Pace by Broadway.com

Juan Pablo Di Pace stops by Broadway.com to chat about his upcoming Feinstein's/54 Below show and more with Paul Wontorek.

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'Man From Nebraska' review: Never lose faith in Reed Birney

If any actor can make you believe a character who says "I'm spending time with my thoughts on the advice of my pastor" while staring at a half-naked woman on a bed, that actor is Reed Birney.

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It’s time to get your Greek on at Boulder and Denver theaters by Lisa Kennedy

Oh ye citizens of area metropoles, it is time to get your Greek on.

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Life According to Saki

Life According to Saki Off Broadway, Atticist at Fourth Street Theater Reviewed by Maria Paz Alegre BOTTOM LINE: Those who love wit and wickedness will greatly enjoy this charming ensemble…

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FIRST LOOK: Tony Yazbeck and Laura Osnes Preview Crazy For You

Tony Yazbeck stars Bobby Child opposite Laura Osnes as Polly Baker in Manhattan Concert Productions’ one-night-only presentation of the Tony Award-winning musical Crazy for You. Susan …

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Theater News: Broadway's Significant Other Announces General Rush Policy and Opening Night Contest

Joshua Harmon's acclaimed play stars Gideon Glick, Lindsay Mendez, and more.

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Watch a Sneak Peek of Laura Osnes and Tony Yazbeck in Crazy for You by Olivia Clement

See the stars and company perform three songs from the upcoming anniversary staging, directed by Susan Stroman.

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See SIGNIFICANT OTHER with Your BFF on Opening Night; Rush Policy Set! by BroadwayWorld

Producers of Significant Other, the new American play by playwright Joshua HarmonBad Jews and directed by Trip Cullman Yen, Six Degrees of Separation, have announced a general rush policy.

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Livestreaming Master Classes on Puppetry Skills and Industry Application by Project HAND UP in Nairobi, Kenya—Sat, Feb 18-Sun, Feb 19 by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. Project HAND UP in Nairobi presents Master Classes on Puppetry Skills and Industry Application livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network …

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater News: Robert Falls to Direct Stacy Keach in Ernest Hemingway Drama Pamplona

Falls and Keach reunite at Chicago's Goodman Theatre for Jim McGrath's world premiere.

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Theater News: Complete Casting Announced for Ragtime

The award-winning American musical heads to Ford's Theatre.

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Offer: Get £5 tickets to see Fire In The Machine at Battersea Arts Centre by Laura Phillips

Under 26’s get £5 tickets to see Fire In The Machine Fire In The Machine | 22 February – 4 March | Battersea Arts Centre Sounds Like Chaos know how to use your time. Fire …

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A Clockwork Orange, Park Theatre by Aleks.sierz

Stage version of dystopian classic returns – lively but cartoonishThere are few modern literary fables that really resonate in the wider culture. And most that do are dystopias. Think of G…

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In the Moment: ‘King Charles III’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company by David Siegel

Shakespeare Theatre Company’s (STC) production of Mike Bartlett’s King Charles III is a stunner. It is a clever look into a usually unseen political hall-of-mirrors. It is also a mos…

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Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park to Launch Capital Campaign by American Theatre Editors

The company plans a new mainstage theatre complex for its current Eden Park home.

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Carrying the Banner: Christopher Gattelli talks cinematic Newsies by Maddi Ostapiw

On February 19, the live filming of Broadway hit Newsies hits Australian cinemas, finally giving Australian audiences the chance to see the beloved show. Winning the Tony Award for best cho…

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Hillary Clinton's Just a Broadway Baby, Sierra Boggess Sips Wine with a Sea Witch & More Hot Shots You Need in Your Life by Lindsey Sullivan

Want to know what your Broadway faves have been up to this week both on stage and off? You've come to the perfect place! It's our latest hot shot roundup, and it's got Hillary Cl…

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Odds & Ends: Darren Criss Joins American Crime Story's Take on Versace Murder, Cynthia Erivo Will Sing at Oscars After-Party & More by Ryan McPhee

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Darren Criss Takes on Versace Killer Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Darren Criss is embracing his dark side on th…

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The Stars of Sweat on Bringing Lynn Nottage's Play to Broadway & Why We Need More Empathy by Broadway.com

Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage's new play Sweat is about to make its Broadway premiere. The stars discuss why this story about the plight of the American working class needs to be to…

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9 Theatres Win Time Warner Foundation Grants by American Theatre Editors

The theatres will receive grants for diversity and inclusion efforts.

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Broadway’s two best performances can’t win Tonys by Michael Riedel

The two performances Broadway’s raving about — Glenn Close in “Sunset Boulevard” and Jake Gyllenhaal in “Sunday in the Park With George” — are ineligible for Tony Awards. For C…

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KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Best Costume Design Tony Award Up for Auction by BroadwayWorld

The 1993 Tony Award for Best Costume Designer, awarded to legendary artist Florence Klotz for Kiss of the Spider Woman, will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on February 23, 2017.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Photo Flash: Laura Osnes & Corey Cott Swing Back in Time for BANDSTAND by BroadwayWorld

Rehearsals are underway for the brand new musicalBandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winnerAndy BlankenbuehlerHamilton. The musical begins performances Friday, March 31 prior…

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7 Schools Win Inaugural Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative Classroom Grants by American Theatre Editors

K-12 schools nationwide will receive grants up to $100,000 from the American Theatre Wing.

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EXCLUSIVE: See Hillary Clinton and Steven Spielberg at Sunset Boulevard by Hannah Vine

Clinton and Spielberg visited with the cast backstage at the Palace Theatre February 15.

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Philadelphia’s PlayPenn Announces Mini-Conference by American Theatre Editors

The Philadelphia-based organization will present readings of new works by Mickey Fisher and Kara Lee Corthron.

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DC Theater Friday: Political drama on the Potomac by Nelson Pressley

‘Watch on the Rhine’ and ‘King Charles III’ bring intrigue to big stages

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'Man Of Good Hope' Tells A Somali Refugee's Story — In Song by Jeff Lunden

The musical was inspired by Asad Abdullahi, who, as a child, embarked on a perilous journey through Africa. "It's sort of a Greek epic in its proportions," says director Mark Dornford-May.

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Review: In ‘A Man of Good Hope,’ a Boy Wonders if America Is His Refuge by Alexis Soloski

Asad is a refugee whose refuge keeps receding, in this music drama, directed by Mark Dornford-May, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

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Photos: School of Rock Celebrates 500 Performances on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The cast of School of Rock celebrated their milestone at the Winter Garden Theatre February 15.

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First Look at Laura Osnes and Corey Cott in Bandstand by Hannah Vine

The show is scheduled to begin previews March 31 prior to an April 26 opening night at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

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When Our Structures Fail Us: Tiny Little Band’s “Your Hair Looked Great” at Abrons Arts Center by Corinne Donly

The impressive ache of this show, then, is its structural admission that there might not be any failsafe pathway toward success—or, indeed, that success might not be achievable in the firs…

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Robert Falls to Direct Stacy Keach in Goodman’s Pamplona by Adam Hetrick

Keach will again portray Pulitzer-winning author Ernest Hemingway in the world-premiere drama.

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CASTING IS COMPLETE FOR “SPAMILTON,” THE SMASH OFF-BROADWAY HIT BEGINNING AT THE ROYAL GEORGE THEATRE MARCH 3 by Michael J. Roberts

“Spamilton,” the critically acclaimed off-Broadway parody of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s sensation, “Hamilton,” has set casting for [...]

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THE ROLLING STONES’ “Exhibitionism” Debuts in Chicago at Navy Pier by Michael J. Roberts

The Rolling Stones’ first ever major exhibition, Exhibitionism, delivered by DHL, will make its Chicago [...]

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The Penitent by Doug Marino

A classic David Mamet subject without his signature style of endless cursing.  Mr. Mamet has penned a moral and ethical dilemma that really has no answer but leaves lots of questions. &…

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Tips on O-1 Artist Visas from an Immigration Attorney by Admin

Rachel Sara Wool, an attorney at D’Alessio Law Group in Los Angeles, has had a lifelong love affair with dance. Beginning at age six, she trained in various styles, taking classes in tap, …

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'Game Changers' doesn't change the game, just plays it well by Lauren Warnecke

The Joffrey Ballet's first program of 2017 is called "Game Changers," highlighting three of ballet's most in-vogue choreographers: Christopher Wheeldon, Wayne McGregor and Justin Peck. Each …

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On tour with Willie Dee of ‘The Bodyguard’ by Admin

The hit musical The Bodyguard launched its first North American Tour at Paper Mill Playhouse in Milburn, New Jersey, on November 25, 2016. The tour, which requires 24 cast members, will co…

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Review: Zoot Suit

The legendary play returns to where it all began 38 years ago, the Mark Taper Forum.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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National Dance Week Foundation gears up for 2017 Celebrations by Admin

The National Dance Week Foundation (NDWF) is a non-profit whose mission is to “expose and introduce as many people as possible to the enjoyment and benefits of dance.” Since 1981, NDWF h…

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Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo to Perform at Oscar's Governors Ball by BroadwayWorld

Cynthia Erivo is set to perform at the Oscars' Governors Ball forthis year's winners and nominees, following THE ACADEMY AWARDS broadcast.

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Stacy Keach to Return as Ernest Hemingway in PAMPLONA at the Goodman by BroadwayWorld

Ten years after their critically acclaimed collaboration on King Lear, Artistic Director Robert Falls and stage and screen star Stacy Keach-both 2015 Theater Hall of Fame inductees-reunite f…

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South Coast Repertory’s Announces Lineup for Its Pacific Playwrights Festival by Patrick Pizzolorusso

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Orange County theatre's festival.

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South Coast Repertory Announces Lineup for Its Pacific Playwrights Festival by Patrick Pizzolorusso

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Orange County theatre's festival.

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STAGE TUBE: Get to Know the THE KING AND I National Tour with Performance Highlights! by Stage Tube

The National Tour of The King and I, which won a Tony Award for Best Revival in 2015, is playing at Cleveland's Palace Theatre, where it will remain through February 26. Laura Michelle Kelly…

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Sammy Davis Jr Biopic In Production by Rino16

Legendary singer Sammy Davis Jr. is getting immortalized in an upcoming biopic.   The Rat Pack singer, who passed away in 1990, will have his life story portrayed in a film that’s cur…

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7 U.S. Schools Win Andrew Lloyd Webber Classroom Grants by Robert Viagas

Schools from six states will receive up to $100,000 from the first Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative Classroom Resource Grants.

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RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE AMERICAN THEATRE WING’S ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER INITIATIVE CLASSROOM RESOURCE GRANT by Corine Cohen

RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE AMERICAN THEATRE WING’S ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER INITIATIVE CLASSROOM RESOURCE GRANT     New York, NY (February 16, 2017) – The American Theatre Wing (H…

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Is there a crown in Charles’s future? ‘King Charles III’ looks into the crystal ball. by Peter Marks

Shakespeare Theatre Company co-produces Mike Bartlett’s Broadway play.

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Kate Fodor’s “Rubber Knife,” from Primary Stages’ “Morning in America” by Kate Fodor

Beginning one week after the November presidential election, New York’s Primary Stages commissioned a collection of over 70 pieces written by a diverse array of playwrights from their …

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Review: Love a little lost in this tangled Shakespeare rom-com by Chris Jones

What is the hardest of all the plays by William Shakespeare to produce today? You'd probably wager the deep-thought tragic masterpieces, or the problematic dramas like "Othello," "The Mercha…

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John Lloyd Young is Here For You at Café Carlyle by Sandi Durell

    By Sandi Durell     Making his fifth appearance at the Café Carlyle, John Lloyd Young has transitioned to a new kind of cool . . . shades (a must), suit, tie and the…

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James Monroe Iglehart and More Featured in New York Film Academy's Upcoming Projects by Movies News Desk

La La Land isn't the only vehicle opening the door for a new era of movie musicals. NYFA's original productions feature Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart Hamilton, Aladdin, Tony Award …

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Photo Coverage: SWEAT Company Gets Ready for a Broadway Bow! by Walter McBride

Following a sold out, critically acclaimed engagement at New York's Public Theater, Sweat, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, directed by Kate Whoriskey will transfer to Bro…

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Theater News: American Theatre Wing Announces Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative Classroom Resource Grants

The grant program provides arts funding to under-resourced public schools.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Watch Another Deleted Scene from Disney's MOANA! by Movies News Desk

Today Yahoo Movies has posted an exclusive deleted scene of Disney's Animated blockbuster MOANA that shows how the title character was originally planned to have 6 older brothers

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Peter Filichia to Return as Host of 2017 Theatre World Awards This June by BroadwayWorld

Save the Date The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors have announced the date for the 73rd Annual TheatreWorld Awards Ceremony set for Monday evening, June 5, 2017.

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Seven U.S. Schools to Receive Andrew Lloyd Webber Classroom Grants by BroadwayWorld

The American Theatre Wing announced today the recipients of the Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative Classroom Resource Grants. Grant requests of up to 100,000 were considered for K-12 public scho…

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Timothy Ware Graduates to Lola in the National Tour of Kinky Boots by Robert Viagas

The Broadway production’s longtime understudy and swing now owns the lead role.

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LA Phil Summer Series 2017 at the Bowl by Pauline Adamek

Summer is nearly here and once again the Los Angeles Philharmonic is offering an exciting lineup of concerts at the Hollywood Bowl. The LA Phil

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Antaeus Theatre Company Builds New Performing Arts Center by Patrick Pizzolorusso

The theatre company moves from North Hollywood to Glendale in March 2017.

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Spine: ‘King Charles III’ at The Shakespeare Theatre Company by Robert Michael Oliver

They sure don’t make kings like they used to. And maybe that’s a good thing. Mike Bartlett’s historical fantasy, King Charles III, based loosely (very loosely) on the curr…

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Photos: Meet the Cast of Sweat by Hannah Vine

The production marks the Broadway debut of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage.

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Watch Another Deleted Scene from Disney’s Moana by Adam Hetrick

A cut scene has been released from the musical that features music from Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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Significant Other's Sas Goldberg on Falling for Aaron Tveit, Her Wedding Pet Peeve & More by Broadway.com

Age: 31 Hometown: New York, NY Current Role: Sas Goldberg brings the sass in her Broadway debut as Kiki, the blunt bridezilla whose walk down the aisle starts a love domino effect in …

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Broadway-Bound! The Cast of Lynn Nottage's Sweat Meets the Press by Broadway.com

After gaining a lot of buzz off-Broadway, Sweat is poised to begin performances at Studio 54 on March 4. Take a look at the stars as they prep for their Broadway bow!

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Tracy Letts' The Minutes Will Transfer to Broadway Following Steppenwolf World Premiere by Ryan McPhee

Tony winner Tracy Lett’s latest play, The Minutes, will head to Broadway this spring. The announcement from producer Scott Rudin comes hot off the heels of the off-Broadway opening nig…

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Theater News: Alison Fraser, Ann Harada, Lenny Wolpe, and More Join Tyne Daly in Dear World

York Theatre Company will present the Jerry Herman musical.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Robert Falls will direct Stacy Keach in world-premiere Hemingway play by Morgan Greene

Ten years after their collaboration on "King Lear," Robert Falls and celebrated film actor Stacy Keach will reunite for the world premiere play "Pamplona," the Goodman Theatre announced Thur…

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Once And For All, NEWSIES is Back! Recap Before You Hit the Movie Theatre! by BroadwayWorld

Audiences have a final chance to 'Seize the Day' - tickets are now available for 'Disney's Newsies The Broadway Musical,' playing in U.S. movie theaters for three days only on Thursday, Febr…

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See Who’s Joining Tyne Daly in Dear World by Olivia Clement

The York Theatre Company concert revival will play a limited engagement this month.

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How fiery can a play about scientists be? This one’s from the writer of ‘The Affair.’ by Geoffrey Himes

In ‘The How and the Why,” two female evolutionary biologists grapple with life choices.

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Man From Nebraska - stellar cast shines under David Cromer's direction by Oscar E. Moore

The production is intriguing, bizarre, disturbing at times but ultimately unsatisfying. Through March 12th.

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Jake Gyllenhaal Says He'd Like to Play 'Tevye' in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF by TV News Desk

In a new interview with Variety, Jake Gyllenhaal discusses his starring role in the Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE

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Alison Fraser, Ann Harada, Lenny Wolpe Sign on for DEAR WORLD, Starring Tyne Daly at York Theatre Company by BroadwayWorld

The York Theatre Company,dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, has announced the cast of the 1969 musical Dear World with book by J…

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Tracy Letts' New Play THE MINUTES Will Arrive on Broadway After Chicago Run by BroadwayWorld

Producer Scott Rudin today announced that Steppenwolf's production of The Minutes, the new play from Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwright Tracy Letts, will have its Broadway prem…

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Playing for Time in Beirut by American Theatre Editors

Could making theatre with young Syrian refugees in Beirut give them a sense of belonging?

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Theater News: New Tracy Letts Play The Minutes to Open on Broadway

Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro will direct.

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Atlanta-Area Grease Gets Site-Specific Makeover by Adam Hetrick

The award-winning Serenbe Playhouse will present a new staging of the musical that will evoke a drive-in movie.

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HAMILTON's Javier Munoz to Guest Star on NBC's Hit Drama 'Blindspot' by TV News Desk

BWW has learned that Broadway's current Alexander Hamilton,Javier Muoz will guest star in next Wednesday's all new episode of BLINDSPOT titled'Draw O Caesar, Erase A Coward,' airingFebruary …

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Tracy Letts’ The Minutes Will Transfer to Broadway by Adam Hetrick

The Steppenwolf Theatre production reunites the playwright with Tony Award-winning August: Osage County director Anna D. Shapiro.

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Spotlight On...Yair Ben-Dor by Michael Block

Name: Yair Ben-DorHometown: Herzeliyya, IsraelEducation: Board-of-Education education? Both in Herzeliyya and in Philly (I moved a lot between the two). Real education? - The Lee Strasberg F…

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Chicago Spamilton Finds its Cast by Olivia Clement

The popular Off-Broadway parody will have its regional premiere in the Windy City next month.

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Liz Callaway at American Songbook by Sandi Durell

      By Marcina Zaccaria   A new arrival in New York in 1981, Liz Callaway stepped into the Duplex in Greenwich Village to pick up the microphone. Offered a show at The …

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Miranda Hart To Make West End Debut As Miss Hannigan In Annie by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Annie is headed back to London's West End, this time featuring multi award-winning comedy writer, actor and author Miranda Hart in her West End stage debut as the infamous Mi…

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Wonder/Through the Looking Glass Houses by Amelia Parenteau

Wonder/Through the Looking Glass Houses is a dance show with artful, varied choreography and fluid company member collaboration from an ensemble that clearly knows itself well enough to play…

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WE RAISE OUR HANDS IN THE SANCTUARY – Albany by Ian Foster

Set in 1981, two young black gay men discover the safe haven of the London gay club scene, but only find real sanctuary when they take advantage of the connections they're building to create…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at noon (Broadway Time)
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STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES Hits the Big Screen- In Theatres Today! by Stage Tube

Audiences have a final chance to 'Seize the Day' - 'Disney's Newsies The Broadway Musical,' plays in U.S. movie theaters for three days only today, February 16 at 700 p.m., Saturday February…

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See Pics from the Off-Broadway Opening of Tracy Letts' Man from Nebraska, Starring Tony Winner Reed Birney by Lindsey Sullivan

Man from Nebraska, starring The Humans Tony winner Reed Birney, officially opened at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre on February 15. Check out the stars who stepped out for the New Yor…

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Welcome to Our Future! Timothy Ware Will Star as Lola in the Tony-Winning Kinky Boots Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Everybody say yeah! Timothy Ware has been cast as Simon/Lola for the third year of the national tour of Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper's Tony-winning musical Kinky Boots. Ware will be…

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Why Thornton Wilder Matters in the Trump Era by Laura Collins-Hughes

Wilder’s “The Skin of Our Teeth” made its Broadway premiere in 1942. It’s back, again, with fresh resonance.

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Photos: First look: Andrew Polec and the cast of Bat Out Of Hell

The new musical opens in Manchester before opening in the West End

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Theatre News: New Alan Ayckbourn play in Stephen Joseph summer season

Paul Robinson has announced the Scarborough theatre's new season

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New Tracy Letts politics play will debut at Steppenwolf, go to Broadway by Chris Jones

The Steppenwolf Theatre Company will have the world premiere next fall of a new play by Tracy Letts, which will then move to Broadway. The new, ensemble-driven play "The Minutes" was penned …

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Act II Playhouse Sets Line-Up for 2017-18 by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will include works by Theresa Rebeck, Tony Braithwaite, Michael Hollinger, and Jennifer Childs.

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BWW Interview: Laura Osnes On CRAZY FOR YOU's 25th Anniversary Concert: 'It's Exhilarating' by Leigh Scheps

'It's possible.' Especially for Broadway's original Cinderella, Laura Osnes, who is busier than ever these days rehearing for multiple shows and benefit concerts. On Sunday, February 19, th…

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Okieriete Onaodowan Will Host 'GREAT COMET' Night at W Times Square by BroadwayWorld

Come catch an exciting glimpse this Sunday, February19th, 2017, of upcoming star of NATASHA, PIERRE amp THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 as he joins his future cast members for an incredible night of…

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FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of SWEAT on Broadway! by Walter McBride

Following a sold out, critically acclaimed engagement at New York's Public Theater,Sweat, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winnerLynn Nottage, directed byKate Whoriskeywill transfer to Broadwa…

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Cabaret can still entertain and unsettle us: review by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

As the Emcee, Randy Harrison both frightens and seduces the audience, personifying the atrocities just under the surface.

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Samuel French Closes London Theatre Bookshop by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We were saddened to hear today that play publisher Samuel French will close their theatre bookshop in London in mid-April. Samuel French has been publishing plays in London f…

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Betsy Wolfe and Adam Kantor to Reprise Roles in THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Concert in Miami by BroadwayWorld

Miami New Drama MiND at Colony Theatre is presenting a one-night-only concert version of the beloved 2013 revival of Off Broadway show, The Last Five Years.

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Long Day’s Journey into Night by Steven Morris

Long Day’s Journey into NightReviewed by Paul Birchall Geffen Playhouse Through March 18Only a dunderhead would criticize Eugene O’Neill’s powerhouse drama about the unravelling of one…

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BWW Interview: Composer and Lyricist Robert J Sherman Talks BUMBLESCRATCH by Marianka Swain

Composer and lyricist Robert J Sherman's work includes musicals Love Birds and Bumblescratch. The latter, set during the Great Plague and Great Fire of London and told from a perspective of …

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Who Is Bruno Fagali? by Rino16

Bruno Fagali is a lawyer at ‘FAGALI lawyers’ and corporate integrity manager who completed his undergraduate degree in Administrative law in the year 2009 and then he worked hard to comp…

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MAN FROM NEBRASKA – Past Pulitzer Prize finalist at Second Stage Theatre by Oscar E Moore

It’s not a traditional play.  More of an odyssey.  A man searching for “something” – a man who has been married, happily it seems until the routine of married life wears thin.  Is…

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Denise Gough and Sharon D Clarke among judges for new Artskickers Awards by Matthew Hemley

Olivier award-winning actor Denise Gough is backing a new awards scheme that aims to celebrate “the unsung heroes” of the arts scene

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Trevor Nunn: ‘National Theatre has duty to both new work and classics’ by Georgia Snow

Trevor Nunn has claimed the National Theatre has as much duty to new work as it does to the classics, and must

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Amelia Bullmore proposes pay-as-you-go nanny service for performers by Giverny Masso

Actress and writer Amelia Bullmore has backed calls for more childcare support for performers. The Coronation Street actor described looking after children

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Five Burning Questions with In Transit Star Telly Leung

Telly Leung talks getting married, the "deceptively difficult" In Transit, and judging drag queens.

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VILLAIN – King’s Head by Laura Kressly

Is there a choice you wouldn’t have made, if you had known how that decision would have turned out? That is the question asked in Villain.

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Harold Prince’s Rarely Seen Willie Stark Film Gets Timely NYC Screening by Robert Viagas

Timothy Nolen stars in the opera based on the novel All the King’s Men.

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Photo Flash: World Premiere of Jim Steinman's BAT OUT OF HELL - THE MUSICAL Rocks the Stage in Manchester by BroadwayWorld

Jim Steinman'sBATOUT OF HELL - THE MUSICAL begins performancesat Manchester Opera House tomorrow, Friday 17 February, running to 8 April, with a world premiere at the London Coliseum from 5 …

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Alas, poor Yorick! The shocking life of theatre's greatest skull by Andrew Dickson

It’s been licked, kissed and caressed. It’s been played by a beige sweater and the real remains of a Hamlet-loving horse thief. As Andrew Scott gets ready to be or not to be, we explore …

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Photo Flash: Reed Birney and Cast of Man From Nebraska Celebrate Opening Night

The drama from Tony Award winner Tracy Letts plays at Second Stage Theatre.

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VIDEO: IN TRANSIT's Erin Mackey Perform Original Song 'Love Is the Greatest Gift' on 'Today' by TV News Desk

Below, watch IN TRANSIT's star Erin Mackey perform the original song 'Love Is the Greatest Gift' on this morning's TODAY.

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With Tensions High, ‘Disgraced’ Could Not Be More Timely by Bill Hirschman

Disgraced, a drama dissecting ethnic relations in post 9/11 America, already has become one of the most produced plays in regional theaters over the past three years. But the Maltz Jupiter T…

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British Comedian Miranda Hart Will Make Her West End Debut in New Revival of Annie by Ryan McPhee

British comedian Miranda Hart will make her West End debut as Miss Hannigan in a revival of Annie. The Nikolai Foster-helmed production, which previously toured the U.K., will begin performa…

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Ecstatic and sorrowful Martha Graham in New York

Awe-inspiring revivals of the choreographer’s work at the Joyce

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REVIEW: Travesties, Apollo Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Danny Coleman-Cooke

By Danny Coleman-Cooke At a time when the role of the arts is as hotly discussed as ever, Stoppard’s play could not be timelier. Travesties both baffles and intrigues; a masterful piece of…

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Delightful mischief of Travesties in London

Tom Stoppard’s clever, poignant play comes to the Apollo Theatre

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The Old Vic to Present THE MISSING LIGHT Puppetry Show for Kids This Spring by BroadwayWorld

As part of its programme for families, The Old Vic will present The Missing Light, an enchanting puppetry show for ages 7 about hopes, dreams and true friendship, created by Mark Arends for …

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Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for LIMEHOUSE at Donmar Warehouse by BroadwayWorld

Limehousebegins previews at the Donmar Warehouse on Thursday 2 Marchfor an opening 8 March 2017. BroadwayWord has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below

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Read Reviews for Tracy Letts’ Man from Nebraska with Reed Birney and Annette O’Toole by Adam Hetrick

The drama from the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning August: Osage County playwright opened Off-Broadway February 15.

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Photo Coverage: Get Up Close with the Cast of MISS SAIGON! by Jennifer Broski

Rehearsals are underway forCameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musicalMiss Saigon, which will return to its original home, The Broadway Theater…

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Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: February 16, 2017 by BroadwayWorld

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show Don't know what to see Trying to find a theater

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Travesties, Apollo Theatre by Ismene.brown

Adjust your brain, and give in to Tom Stoppard's howlingly funny playTom Stoppard’s humungously funny play Travesties was born out of a piece of James Joyce doggerel about how a Briti…

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Defining Kabbalah by Rino16

Many pressures affect man in the world of today. A man has always looked for ways of solving such problems that affect his life. Plenty questions are changing your life that you may ask your…

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Teaching in the First Three Weeks by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By P. Carl. P. Carl considers how to teach theatre in the time of Trump.

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Ron Peetz shares his provocative ‘Lessons Learned’ in Axis Gallery exhibit

Friendship between artists can be a passionate mix of mutual support, creative collaborations, competitive goads, professional envy and deep understanding. Deep and abiding friendships are p…

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See jaw-dropping Japanese ceramics that celebrate an ancient art

“Into the Fold: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics” at the Crocker Art Museum represents the pinnacle of contemporary Japanese ceramics. The freely expressed verve of the work celebrates int…

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VAULT Festival: Astronauts of Hartlepool & Borderland/Calais by Ian Foster

Keeping on top of reviews is a challenge at the best of times, so throwing in a whole bunch of festival shows from the Vaults makes time management even more challenging. So I'm opting to ro…

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Not all young care leavers are hopeless – our theatre productions prove it | Dawn Howley by Dawn Howley

I’ve often been exasperated by the misrepresentations of people like me who have been in care. But plays put on by The Big House are changing the narrativeThe young man playing the lead in…

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Miranda Hart to make West End debut in Annie musical by Press Association

Call the Midwife actor to play ‘dream role’ as orphanage owner Miss Hannigan at Piccadilly Theatre in London later this year Miranda Hart will make her West End theatre debut in her “d…

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Matthew Hydzik, Aaron C. Finley & More Join Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Ridgefield Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

The Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, Connecticut, will present JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR onSaturday, March 25 at 200pm and 800pm. Produced by ACT of Connecticut, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is di…

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Exclusive: Playbill Store Offers Dear Evan Hansen Tote Bag for Charity by Playbill Staff

Proceeds will benefit the Trevor Project, the Born This Way Foundation, and other causes.

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Features: 5 amazing moments from past WhatsOnStage Awards

Here's a brief walk down memory lane ahead of the awards this Sunday

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Let's Have Lunch: Backstage at Sunset Boulevard with Michael Xavier, Episode 5: Debuts! by Broadway.com

Sunset Boulevard star Michael Xavier soldiers on despite injuries, delights in having an audience and plays an accent guessing game.

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Flew the Coop review at New Diorama Theatre, London – ‘a ripping yarn’ by Dave Hollander

Inspired by the true story of a clandestine love affair between a British prisoner of war and an internment camp translator, Lost

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Edward Fox to Bring Solo Play About John Betjeman to West End by Mark Shenton

Hugh Whitemore's play will run at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket May 30–June 3

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Ventoux, Vault Festival, The Vaults, Waterloo, London, review: The actors pedal furiously on their stationary racing bikes by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

The show about the rivalry between cycling superstars, Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani, dramatises a clash of personalities and their fall from grace

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Is The Institutionalization Of Our Arts A Dead End? by Douglas McLennan

In his essay looking back on Lincoln Center on its 50th birthday, Joe Horowitz suggests that the cultural citadel built optimistically to be a launching pad for the American performing arts…

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Jerry Seinfeld Adds NYC Dates; Sara Bareilles Will Take Over Title Role In Broadway’s ‘Waitress’ by Jeremy Gerard

Producers Barry & Fran Weissler announced today that singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles will make her Broadway acting debut beginning March 31 in Waitress, playing the lead role of Jenna H…

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Tonight: Up the Rabbit Hole by Trav S.D.

Filed under: Burlesk, Contemporary Variety, PLUGS Tagged: Bunny Buxom, burlesque, Slipper Room, Up the Rabbit Hole

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Theater News: Sara Bareilles to Replace Jessie Mueller in Broadway's Waitress

The show's Tony-nominated songwriter will take on the leading role.

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VAULT Festival: Happy & A Colder Water Than Here by Ian Foster

Keeping on top of reviews is a challenge at the best of times, so throwing in a whole bunch of festival shows from the Vaults makes time management even more challenging. So I'm opting to ro…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Theater Review: A Stylish “Steel Magnolias” at Peterborough Players by Jim Kates

This Peterborough Players production deserves a longer run than it has in the company's inaugural winter season.

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Brian J. Smith: London Calling by Suzy Evans

The Broadway and TV star talks about bringing The Glass Menagerie to the West End.

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Moonlight — a marvellous poem of light and colour

Barry Jenkins’ film follows the growing-up of a shy gay African-American boy

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Hidden Figures — touching, sobering

How the maths prowess of three black American women drove the US space programme

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The Founder — American zeal

Michael Keaton stars in an uncritical portrait of McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc

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The Great Wall — the dragons catch the eye

The script is clunky but there are spectacular visuals in this monster adventure

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, February 16, 2017 by Susan Grace

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Review: Review: La bohème (Wales Millennium Centre and tour)

Annabel Arden's production of Puccini's tragic masterpiece returns to WNO

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Sara Bareilles Will Star in Her Own Musical Waitress on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Five-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles will make her Broadway acting debut when she steps into her musical Waitress next month, according to The New York Times. She’ll play the l…

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West End Stars to Headline The Sound of Musicals U.K. Concert by Mark Shenton

The line-up of vocalists feature Samantha Barks, Tim Howar, Oliver Tompsett, and Hannah Waddingham

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Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with JOAN OF ARC's Adam Perry by Broadway's Backbone

In this episodeAdam Perry of the Public's Joan of Arc Into the Firegrew up in the rural mountains of conservative Tennessee, where he learned how to hide his true self. Since then, he's rein…

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Review: Tony Winner Reed Birney Flies From Agony To Ecstasy In ‘Man From Nebraska’ by Jeremy Gerard

That remarkable actor Reed Birney, a Tony winner last season for his haunted portrayal of a dad in crisis in The Humans, plays a related role in Tracy Letts‘ Man From Nebraska, which …

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NEWS: West End PR agency Target Live marks ten years, opens in Manchester by Press Releases

Target Live – the UK’s only full-service marketing agency for live entertainment and the arts – marks its tenth anniversary with the announcement that the company is to open a new off…

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NEWS: Mates Terri Paddock & Aleks Sierz chair Philip Ridley Q&As at Shoreditch Town Hall by Press Releases

Shoreditch Town Hall today announces a series of additional events, talks and readings running alongside its double-bill of Philip Ridley plays in its basement spaces. These include rehearse…

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Timothy Ware to Star as Lola in KINKY BOOTS National Tour by BroadwayWorld

The Kinky Boots national tour welcomes Broadway alum Timothy Ware to the road as he takes over the iconic role of Lola. No stranger to Lola's famous thigh-high red boots, Ware was the Lola S…

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Sara Bareilles Will Star in ‘Waitress,’ Her Broadway Acting Debut by Michael Paulson

Ms. Bareilles, who composed the music and wrote the lyrics to the hit show, will succeed Jessie Mueller in the lead role on March 31.

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It's Official: Sara Bareilles to Star in 'Waitress' on Broadway

The singer-songwriter will serve the songs she wrote for ten weeks, beginning at the end of March.read more

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Sara Bareilles To Replace Jessie Mueller in Waitress by Robert Viagas

The show‘s composer previously sang the score on a concept album for the show.

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Sugar, Butter, Sara Bareilles?! WAITRESS Composer Will Make Her Broadway Debut by BroadwayWorld

After announcing on Twitter last night that she had a big announcement to share on the TODAY show, the WAITRESS composerlyricisthas announced that she is coming out from the wings onto the s…

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Penny Arcade/ Tammy Faye Starlite in “The Anarchist” by Trav S.D.

Filed under: Art Stars, Indie Theatre, PLUGS Tagged: Austin Pendleton, David Mamet, Not My President, Penny Arcade, Tammy Faye Starlite, The Anarchist, theatre, WOW Cafe

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Tim Firth: ‘Musicals are the best and worst of what theatre can be’ by Mark Shenton

The people we meet early on in our lives often remain close to us, both personally and professionally. It says a lot

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International news round-up: February 16 by The Stage

EU festival network EUROPE Jonathan Mills, former director of the Edinburgh International Festival, will be president of the EFFE International Jury for 2017/18.

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Text of the Day: Dubailand by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Teater Momentum – the Danish company breaking all the rules by Nick Awde

While at a show one night in Copenhagen, director Henrik Grimback found himself considering how tackling a trilogy of plays rather than

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Review: Indian Head at curtainup.com -NJ by Simon Saltzman

New Jersey playwright Salter has filled her play with passionate voices R

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Review: Man From Nebraska at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

- An overdue New York production of the play by Tracy Letts that was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize that his August: Osage County won . .

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Paul Robinson announces first season at Stephen Joseph Theatre by Giverny Masso

Stephen Joseph Theatre artistic director Paul Robinson has announced his first summer season at the venue, which features plays from Alan Ayckbourn,

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Interviews: Thirty years on and Low Level Panic is still radical

Sophie Melville, Katherine Pearce and Samantha Pearl talk about the revival of Clare McIntyre's play and just how relevant it is today

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Video: Tom Hollander: Travesties is a mix of intellectual subject matter and stupid jokes

Tom Stoppard's play has transferred from the Menier to the West End

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Glitter Punch: How to debate two sides of a dilemma at once? by Guest Bloggers

Peter Taylor directs Lucy Burke's new two-hander Glitter Punch, which is now premiering at the King's Head Theatre after first being performed as a scratch night in October. He explains the …

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The New York Pops Celebrates Kander and Ebb by Matthew Wexler

              The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will continue its 34th season at Carnegie Hall on March 10 by bringing to li…

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Darren Criss to Play Serial Murderer in Ryan Murphy's VERSACE: AMERICAN CRIME STORY by TV News Desk

Darren Criss and Edgar Ramirez and Darren Criss HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH are set to lead the cast of Ryan Murphy's VERSACE AMERICAN CRIME STORY.

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Ryan Murphy Reveals Next Season of AMERICAN HORROR STORY Will Take on 2016 Election by TV News Desk

Ryan Murphy stopped by last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE on Bravo and revealed to host Andy Cohen that the next installment of AMERICAN HORROR STORY will focus on the 2016 presidential el…

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KING LEAR, FORTY YEARS ON, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, and More Part of Chichester Festival Theatre's 2017 Season by BroadwayWorld

Festival 2017 marks the beginning of a new era at Chichester Festival Theatre under the leadership of Artistic Director Daniel Evans and Executive Director Rachel Tackley.

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Stars of Vaudeville #1032: Pepito and Joanne by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Jose Escobar “Pepito” Perez (1896-1975). Originally from Barcelona, Pepito got his start as a clown in Spain in 1914. He came to the U.S. in 1922 and per…

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MAN FROM NEBRASKA - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

A man desperately searching for answers but encountering only silence in response to his pleas is the central issue of Tracy Letts's play Man From Nebraska, which just opened at Second Stage…

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LA RONDE – The Bunker by Ian Foster

Arthur Schnitzler's 1897 play of 10 interlinked intimate encounters has proven enduringly popular over the years - adapted for the gays, for fans of musicals, for Charlie Spencer's libido - …

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Photos: Samuel West, Trevor Nunn and Tom Stoppard celebrate Travesties' West End transfer

Stoppard's play first opened in the West End in 1974

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Annie to Return to the West End, Starring Miranda Hart as Miss Hannigan by Mark Shenton

The production arrives in the 40th anniversary year of the show’s original Broadway premiere.

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New Theatre Company The Coterie Launches To Expose The Work And Process Of Artists Who Are Women by BroadwayWorld

Today marks the launch of London based theatre company, The Coterie. The organisation will champion three playwrights to create theatre that explores form, innovates and isn't afraid to take…

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What to Look for This Month Off-Broadway by Harry Haun

Highlighted performances, reunions, and anticipated transfers to Broadway.

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2017 Chichester Festival Theatre Season Includes Marcia Gay Harden and Ian McKellen by Mark Shenton

Inaugural season of new artistic director Daniel Evans will also include new plays by James Graham and Deborah Bruce.

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BWW's On This Day - February 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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BWW Review: TRAVESTIES, Apollo Theatre by Alexandra Coghlan

What did you do during the war, Dada Somewhere underneath the relentless punning and the pastiche, the whistle-stop wit and the whirling theoretical debate, there's a seriousness to Tom Stop…

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On…Hotel Europe producer David Ralf by Helen McWilliams

When you arrive at Hotel Europe, where you’re from doesn’t matter. But your key could take you anywhere.

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Gender on stage or, what do 'Breakdown' and 'Men are from Mars' have in common? by Kerry Reid

The women's marches held in protest of Donald Trump's inauguration last month threw already-fraught issues of gender discrimination into high profile. Away from the pink hats, three plays on…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Review: This Must Be The Place, VAULT Festival by Marcus Emmanuel

London is, and has always been my home. My urban playground and my cultural melting pot of professional development and personal frivolity. The capital of the United Kingdom, London hosts th…

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Review: Anyone Can Whistle, Union Theatre by Hattie Pierce

The Union Theatre’s decision to put on a rendition of Anyone Can Whistle is exciting: it is a lesser known Sondheim musical which has never enjoyed much fame or success.  It is a strangel…

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Photo Flash: Tom Stoppard, Trevor Nunn & More at TRAVESTIES West End Opening by BroadwayWorld

Last night was the official opening of the West End transfer of Tom Stoppard's TRAVESTIES, which had a hit run at the Menier Chocolate Factory last year. Patrick Marber directs the revival, …

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Free costume hire service The Attic launches by Matthew Hemley

Theatre designers are joining together to launch a costume hire service that will be run as a collective and give its members

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Malpaso Dance Company returns to Atlanta with new works by Admin

Saturday, February 11, 2017. Rialto Center for the Arts, Atlanta, GA. Cuban contemporary dance ensemble Malpaso Dance Company is touring the U.S. again, and it recently visited Atlanta to pr…

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All-white Half a Sixpence casting director: ‘We did audition BAME actors’ by Georgia Snow

The casting director of Half a Sixpence has responded to criticisms of the show’s all-white cast, claiming black and Asian performers were

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Miranda Hart to make West End debut in musical Annie by Matthew Hemley

Miranda Hart will make her West End debut playing Miss Hannigan in Annie. The musical will run at the Piccadilly Theatre from

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Punchdrunk go underground with Tunnel 228 by Guardian Staff

Theatre company Punchdrunk have collaborated with the Old Vic to create their latest site-specific performance piece underneath the derelict railway tunnels of Waterloo station. All tickets …

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Theatre News: Samuel French theatre bookshop to close after almost 200 years

The company are being forced out due to an 'unsustainable rental increase'

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Guest Blog: Deaf Actress and BSL Signer Jennifer Wilson Talks THISBE by Guest Blog: Jennifer Wilson

Jennifer Wilson talks translating Shakespeare into BSL for Thisbe

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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NEWS: Daniel Evans announces star-studded inaugural Chichester season by Press Releases

Daniel Evans and Rachel Tackley announce Chichester Festival Theatre’s 2017 summer festival season – the first under their leadership as Artistic Director and Executive Director. Highlig…

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, February 16, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: HRC Visits “Sunset Boulevard” Oak to Smash “Great Comet,” “Prince of Egypt” to Get World Premiere, and Sara Bareilles to Make Major Announcement o…

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Ventoux review at Vault, London – ‘ambitiously kaleidoscopic’ by Fergus Morgan

In 2000, two infamous cyclists – Lance Armstrong and Marco “the Pirate” Pantani – fought out a thrilling contest during Stage 12 of

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Review: Villain, King’s Head Theatre by Daniel Perks

Rachel (Maddie Rice) is grounded, bubbly and immediately likeable. She is simultaneously nervous, terrified and anxious with every breath. As she narrates her story, she jumps between these …

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Review: Masurca Fogo, Sadler’s Wells by Emily May

Two men eat lit candles. A live chicken in paraded around the stage and is left to feed off a smashed watermelon. A vase of flowers is emptied into the skirt of one performer’s gown. A wom…

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Miranda Hart To Make West End Stage Debut As Miss Hannigan In ANNIE by BroadwayWorld

Multi award-winning comedy writer, actor and author Miranda Hart, will make her West End Theatre debut as Miss Hannigan in Annie opening in the West End in May 2017. Previews at the Piccadil…

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NEWS: Miranda Hart makes West End debut in Annie musical by Press Releases

Multi award-winning comedy writer, actor and author Miranda Hart, will make her West End theatre debut as Miss Hannigan in ANNIE, starting performances at the Piccadilly Theatre in May.

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Miranda Hart makes West End debut playing Miss Hannigan in Annie

Miranda Hart has 'a spring in her step' - thanks to being cast as villainess Miss Hannigan in the new West End production of ANNIE, which comes to the Piccadilly Theatre in May. We reckon sh…

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Theatre News: Miranda Hart to make West End debut in Annie

Nikolai Foster will direct the production at the Piccadilly Theatre in May

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BWW Review: Reed Birney Beautifully Sensitive in Tracy Letts' Riveting MAN FROM NEBRASKA by Michael Dale

Deceptively, little seems to happen in the first several scenes of Tracy Letts' riveting 2004 Pulitzer Prize finalist, Man from Nebraska, now receiving a superb New York premiere at Second S…

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Natasha Tripney: Is Europe ‘infecting’ British theatre culture? by Natasha Tripney

It started the way these things always start. A venerable figure in the theatre industry said a controversial thing. Then other people

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The Editor’s View: Lip service alone won’t fix class bias in the arts by Alistair Smith

Three apparently unrelated stories in this week’s paper should give pause for thought. The first is news that Labour is launching an

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Samuel French bookshop to close after 187 years by Matthew Hemley

Publisher and theatrical licensing company Samuel French is to close its London bookshop after 187 years in the capital, with management blaming

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Animals before arts? How British and US donors give to charity by David Brownlee

In what was for many not the greatest of years, a notable high point of 2016 for me was Arts Council England’s

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Denzel Washington: ‘Before Hollywood, I was a theatre snob’ by Mark Shenton

Denzel Washington cuts a serious figure as he sits opposite me, as we meet as part of a packed London press junket to

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A JUDGEMENT IN STONE – Edinburgh by Thom Dibdin

There’s been a murder. Well, four murders actually. The Coverdale family, a blended bunch consisting of mum Jacquie, dad George and ‘steps’ Giles and Melinda, have been blasted to obli…

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BWW Review: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT, Jack Studio Theatre by Gary Naylor

Intense and focused, this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's celebrated novel ratchets up the tension without losing the material's intellectual heft.

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BLOODY MARY: IN SERVICE TO THE TRUE GOD – Vaults by Laura Kressly

As a concept, it’s a sound one – both time periods are troubled by populism, poverty and fundamentalism. The production is, unfortunately, hugely disappointing.

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Opinion: Are musicals only for gay men?

Why do straight men dislike singing and dancing so much? Musical Theatre Appreciation Society's Dries Janssens disagrees that musicals are so exclusive...

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Marketing and PR agency Target Live sets up Manchester office by Matthew Hemley

Marketing and PR agency Target Live is to open a Manchester office as it marks its 10th anniversary. Target Live was bought

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Theatre 2017 vows to answer critics of last year’s event by Giverny Masso

The organisers of this year’s Theatre 2017 conference have vowed to make the event more accessible, following complaints that the inaugural event

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This week's critics' picks

"A Disappearing Number" ✭✭✭ "When the world is mad," wrote the British scholar G.H. Hardy, "a mathematician may find in mathematics an incomparable anodyne." That famous quotation — …

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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BWW Morning Brief February 16th, 2017 - Broderick Back Onstage, THE PRICE and More! by Jessica Khan

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Today's big news Matthew Broderick returns to the stage and THE PRICE begins on Broadway

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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire £1m fraud to be subject of new play by Mark Brown

James Graham has written work based on case of ‘coughing major’ Charles Ingram who was found guilty of cheating TV quizOne of the most bizarre and weirdly memorable stories of the last 2…

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Richard Jordan: What’s the point of having a smash hit with nowhere to go? by Richard Jordan

On Saturday, Art by Yasmina Reza ends its 10-week run at the Old Vic Theatre. This first West End revival has seen the play

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Mark Shenton: From famine to feast in London’s theatre calendar by Mark Shenton

After the excesses of the Christmas season, hearty drinkers sometimes declare the following month to be ‘dry January’, where they self-impose temporary

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Maggie Brown: The theatre world has lessons to learn from La La Land by Maggie Brown

As a member of BAFTA, I have recently spent more time in its Piccadilly cinema and my local than at any time

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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The Arts on the Stamps of the World — February 16 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Mark Ruffalo & More Start Performances in Broadway's The Price by Lindsey Sullivan

Arthur Miller's The Price is back on Broadway! Stars Mark Ruffalo, Danny DeVito, Tony Shalhoub and Jessica Hecht begin performances at the American Airlines Theatre on February 16. The T…

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Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A To Preserve Your Culture by Joe Patti

Last month I saw a story in the New Yorker about an attempt to preserve the culture of the Iñupiat of Alaska through the creation of a video game. I initially thought that the game hadnR…

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Theater News: Filmed Version of Broadway's Newsies Hits Cinemas Today

Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, and Andrew Keenan-Bolger, and more star.

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Malthouse: Little Emperors by Anne-Marie Peard

Little Emperors was commissioned and developed by Malthouse Theatre for the Asia TOPA festival. Australian writer Lachlan Philpott (The Trouble With Harry) was flown to Beijing to work with …

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Mark Ruffalo and Danny DeVito Begin Previews in Broadway Price by Robert Viagas

Jessica Hecht and Tony Shalhoub also star in the Arthur Miller drama.

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Evening at the Talk House, with Matthew Broderick, Opens Feb. 16 by Olivia Clement

Wallace Shawn debuts his latest work with The New Group Off-Broadway.

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Napoli, Brooklyn Begins Performances at Long Wharf by Andrew Gans

The production will play the Roundabout Theatre Company in June.

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Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical Hits Cinemas Feb. 16 by Adam Hetrick

The live film of the Broadway musical stars Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, and Andrew Keenan-Bolger.

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Playbill Mixtape: Hooray for Hollywood Edition by Ruthie Fierberg

Celebrate the music of the big screen’s best musicals with this week’s playlist.

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What Is John Kander’s Favorite Kander & Ebb Show? by Matt Weinstock

If Kander could see one of his collaborations brought back to life, this is what he chooses.

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Theater notes: Trust Cabaret adds NYC mainstay Jim Caruso's Cast Party by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 The sold-out Trust Cabaret series is adding a party night to its 2016-17 season. Jim Caruso’s Cast Party, a Monday night mainstay at New York’s Birdland nightclub since 2003, will …

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Impressions of Douglas Dunn + Dancers’ "Antipodes" at Danspace Project by The Dance Enthusiast

In Impressions of Douglas Dunn + Dancers’ Antipodes at Danspace Project, "There is a subtle eroticism in the way they crease and melt into one another, like colors merging and blending, …

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CT Rep Takes On Political 'Waiting For Lefty' by Christopher Arnott

"Waiting for Lefty" is the stuff of political theater legend, right up there with "The Cradle Will Rock" and "The Crucible." Clifford Odets' Depression-era drama, staged as a series of short…

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'Cinderella' Brings The Ball To The Palace by Christopher Arnott

Don't worry, you're not late to the ball. The national tour of "Cinderella" has already parked its pumpkin coach in Connecticut twice — just over a year ago at The Bushnell in Hartford and…

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Impressionism Exhibits Focus On Lush Landscapes Of France by Susan Dunne

Connecticut is the home of American Impressionism. At the turn of the 20th century, colonies sprouted up in Old Lyme, Cos Cob, Farmington, Kent and other places. Many of the artists who gath…

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