Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Cher and Broadway: A Quiz by New York Theater

With “The Cher Show” now opened on Broadway, it seems a good time to test your Cher I.Q. by answering these dozen questions about her life and career.

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The Hard Problem by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Tom Stoppard, our most cerebral modern playwright, has finally written a play that one would have expected from him all along. "The Hard Problem," his first play in ten years, is literally a…

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Review: Bryan Cranston Is amazing in Network by Brian Scott Lipton

It would be a shame not to see Bryan Cranston in what can only be called a triumphant return to Broadway in "Network." The award-winning actor is beyond phenomenal.

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Ariana Grande, stars dazzle at Billboard's 'Women in Music' Event by Usa Today, Usa Today

The leading ladies of the music industry joined together for Billboard's 13th annual 'Women in Music 'event in New York City Thursday. See all the looks from the red carpet, i…

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Bryan Cranston is stellar in the stage version of ‘Network.’ The rest, not so much. by Peter Marks

His “mad as hell” scene is one for the books, but the Broadway adaptation is a bit of a slog.

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Should colonial art be returned home?

France has electrified an old debate by pushing to repatriate art works — but it’s not straightforward

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Artist Thierry Oussou: ‘If you take the king’s throne you take their place’

Two years ago the Beninois artist staged a fake dig for treasures taken by the French — now the battle for their return is on

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Critic’s Pick: Review: An Electrifying Bryan Cranston Is All the Rage in ‘Network’ by Ben Brantley

Ivo van Hove’s stage adaptation of the 1976 film presents a pricelessly demented affair between a has-been anchorman and the cameras that love him.

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BWW Review: 1976 Satire Becomes 2018 Reality in Ivo van Hove and Lee Hall's Striking Adaptation of NETWORK by Michael Dale

The audience loudly booed at the end of last Saturday night's preview performance of the new Broadway offering based on Paddy Chayefsky's Oscar-winning screenplay for the 1976 film classic N…

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Today on Broadway: Friday, December 7, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Reviews are in for “Network,” Faye Dunaway to Return to Broadway, Matt’s “Waitress” Casting Theories, and More! “Today on Broadway” is a dai…

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CD Review: HEAD OVER HEELS (Original Broadway Cast Recording on Masterworks Broadway) by Eve Meadows

GO-GO GET THIS ALBUM Head Over Heels is an exhilarating and seemingly improbable musical mash-up of Sir Philip Sidney’s sixteenth-century work The Countess of Pembroke’s Arcadia (libre…

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NETWORK - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Howard Miller

Network, director Ivo van Hove's razzle dazzle staging of Paddy Chayefsky's 1976 film of the same title, transmogrifies the Belasco Theatre into one gigantic hyperkinetic television studio, …

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Bryan Cranston is on barnstorming form in Network on Broadway

Ivo van Hove’s compulsively watchable adaptation of the prophetic 1976 movie comes to the Belasco Theatre

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Network review at Belasco Theatre, New York – ‘Thrillingly inventive and chillingly prescient’ by Mark Shenton

The transfer of Lee Hall’s stage adaptation of the 1976 film Network, first seen at London’s National Theatre last year, should fit

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Theater Review: Can a Cooled-Down Network Bring the Heat? by Sara Holdren

Ivo van Hove and his designer Jan Versweyveld have created a signature style out of putting hot-blooded plays inside cold, technological boxes. They build worlds with hard, looming walls, of…

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Bryan Cranston’s brilliance can’t save gimmicky ‘Network’ by Joe Dziemianowicz

In Broadway’s “Network,” Bryan Cranston does the impossible: Playing Howard Beale, the so-called mad prophet of the airwaves, he makes Peter Finch’s Oscar-winning turn feel like yest…

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'Network' opens on Broadway starring Bryan Cranston as the anchor who's still mad and not going to take it by Chris Jones

Americans were mad as hell and not going to take it anymore in 1976. And — take a look outside your window — they’re still mad as hell and not going to take it anymore in 2018. But the…

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Review: A slick ‘Network’ showcases Bryan Cranston’s talent by Charles Isherwood

If satire is what closes on Saturday night, as George S. Kaufman famously said, how can one explain the roaring success of Broadway’s “Network,” smashing box office records at the Bela…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Network: Maddening As Hell by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★ To quote Paddy Chayefsky’s Oscar-winning screenplay, this Network messes with the primal forces of nature The post Network: Maddening As Hell appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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‘Network’ Screams by Sandi Durell

    By Sandi Durell     Open up those windows, or if you’re in the audience, just scream it out “I’m mad as hell and I’m not gonna take it anymore.” Teetering o…

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Network: Ivo van Hove Brings the 1976 Oscar-Winning Film Glaringly to the Stage by David Finkle

★★★ Bryan Cranston plays Paddy Chayevsky's addled newscaster Howard Beale amid all sorts of distracting goings-on The post Network: Ivo van Hove Brings the 1976 Oscar-Winning Film Gla…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Seen, Unseen: A Preview of “What Remains” at the MCA Warehouse by Alyssa Motter

This multidisciplinary performance at the MCA's off-site warehouse space addresses issues of race, opposition, hostility, identity and disappearance, bringing into question what it means to …

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Broadway Review: ‘Network’ With Bryan Cranston by Gordon Cox

The 1976 film “Network” won four Academy Awards, including best original screenplay for writer Paddy Chayefsky, for its blistering portrayal of an American society fueled by greed and bl…

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Read Reviews for Broadway’s Network, Starring Bryan Cranston by Ryan McPhee

Ivo van Hove directs the theatrical take on the Oscar-winning 1976 film. The cast also includes Tatiana Maslany and Tony Goldwyn.

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Despite great acting, this techno-savvy adaptation is strangely out of step with some of the more searing themes in the original film.

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Bryan Cranston gives a towering performance in Ivo van Hove s stage adaptation of the 1976 film.

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Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think Of Bryan Cranston In NETWORK On Broadway? by Review Roundups

TheNational Theatreproduction ofNetwork, produced byDavid Binder, theNational Theatre,Patrick Myles,David Luff,Ros PoveyandLee Menzies, opens tonight, December 6 at Broadway's Belasco Theatr…

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Britain's Golden Girls! Olivia Colman and Rachel Weisz bag Golden Globe nominations

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: It is entitled The Favourite – and now the all-star British royal drama also seems sure to be a front-runner in the awards season.

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Broadway’s ‘Mockingbird’ nearly got nixed by Harper Lee estate by Michael Riedel

“It would have been the first play ever to open and close in the Southern District Court.”

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‘Network’ Broadway Review: Bryan Cranston Goes Suitably Mad by Greg Evans

Bryan Cranston’s blistering performance as Network‘s mad-as-hell prophet of the airwaves – now ranting from Broadway’s Belasco Theatre – is all the proof anyone…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Lea Seydoux will star in ANOTHER James Bond after director and Daniel Craig asked her to come back

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Lea Seydoux, 33, will be returning for the next James Bond movier after the actress, from Paris, was asked to come back by Daniel Craig and film-maker Cary Joji Fukunaga.

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EastEnders star Shane Ritchie will play a cross-dressing shopkeeper in West End musical

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: EastEnders star Shane Ritche is to take over the role of dress hire shop owner Hugo Battersby — who by night becomes drag queen Loco Chanel in a West End musical.

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Tracie Bennett To Play Title Role In MAME at Hope Mill Theatre Manchester by BroadwayWorld

According to Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail, Tony-nominee Tracie Bennett will portray Mame Dennis in a stripped down production of the classic 1969 musical.

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Theater review: Four stars for Denver playwright Jeffrey Neuman’s “What You Will” at Benchmark Theatre by Claire Martin

Denver playwright Jeffrey Neuman’s "What You Will" at Benchmark Theatre is a witty, incisive and sometimes prurient reflection on loyalty, truth, marriage and relationships.

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Theater Review: Diorama drama and laughs in Buntport’s latest “Coyote. Badger. Rattlesnake.” by Lisa Kennedy

Created in collaboration with local playwright Ellen K. Graham, Buntport's latest "Coyote. Badger. Rattlesnake" brings drama and laughs.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Shane Richie To Join the Cast of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE On the West End by BroadwayWorld

According to Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail, actor Shane Richie will be joining the cast of the hit West End Musical, Everybody's Talking About Jamie.

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Ward Horton stops by HQ to chat about Torch Song and more with Paul Wontorek.

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The Show: Jeff Daniels and the Cast of To Kill a Mockingbird on Bringing Harper Lee's Classic to Broadway by

Star Jeff Daniels, scribe Aaron Sorkin and the cast of To Kill a Mockingbird discuss bring Harper Lee's classic to the stage.

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Rapper Sues Video Game Maker Over Fortnite Dance Move by Ian Stewart

2 Milly introduced the popular Milly Rock dance in a 2014 music video. As of July, characters in Fortnite are able to perform a similar dance.

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MY FAIR LADY Star Laura Benanti to Make London Concert Debut In 2019 by Alexa Criscitiello

Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti will make her London concert debut this summer

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Strong ‘Emma’-nations Worthy Of Ovations: The Chance Theater Goes Back On The ‘Jane Gang’ With Their Regional Premiere Of “Emma, The Musical by Leo Buck

Featuring an intelligent and exceedingly witty score from Tony-nominated Composer Paul Gordon, (who also provided the book,) his lyrics are blithe, bubbly, astute and amusing while remainin…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Hit Mile Square Theatre production moves Off-Broadway by David Menzies | The Jersey Journal

"We've premiered a new play and hopefully it will get the attention it deserves and will be produced around the country after this. It's great for the careers of our artists to have the…

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BWW TV: Hit the Star-Studded Red Carpet of NETWORK- Watch Live at 6:15pm! by Tv - Red Carpets

The National Theatre production of NETWORK, produced by David Binder, the National Theatre, Patrick Myles, David Luff, Ros Povey and Lee Menzies, opens tonight, December 6 at Broadway's Bela…

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Downstairs – The Monster Upstairs by Jk Clarke

        by JK Clarke   It’s been a good autumn for playwright Theresa Rebeck. Her thoughtful examination of famed turn-of-the-century actor Sarah Bernhardt’s gro…

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Once On This Island Star Hailey Kilgore Lands Role on NBC’s The Village by Ryan McPhee

The Tony nominee has a recurring role in the Mike Daniels ensemble drama.

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Odds & Ends: Hailey Kilgore Lands Recurring Role on NBC's The Village & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Hailey Kilgore Lands Recurring Role on NBC's The Village Hailey Kilgore is bound for the small screen. The Tony-nomin…

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Photo Flash: HRH?The Duke Of Sussex Attends Gala Performance Of BAT OUT OF HELL?In Support Of The Invictus Games Foundation by BroadwayWorld

Last night, hit West End show,Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical, was attended by HRH The Duke of Sussex as a special gala performance of the show was held in support of the Invictus Games Founda…

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Tony Nominee Haley Kilgore Joins NBC's THE VILLAGE by BroadwayWorld

According to Deadline, Tony nominated actress Haly Kilgore is set for a recurring role on NBC's THE VILLAGE. The series is a drama that comes fromMike Daniels. Details on Kilgore's role is s…

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Guggenheim's 2019 Works & Process Series to Feature Be More Chill, Jeanine Tesori's Blue, More by Cleo Aukland

The spring lineup will showcase up-and-coming plays, musicals, operas, dance pieces, and more.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Tony Nominee Hailey Kilgore Joins NBC's THE VILLAGE by BroadwayWorld

According to Deadline, Tony nominated actress Hailey Kilgore is set for a recurring role on NBC's THE VILLAGE. The series is a drama that comes fromMike Daniels. Details on Kilgore's role is…

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Young artists interpret their own concerns about freedom by Jane Henderson | Post-Dispatch Book Editor

Kaitlyn Swartz is a painting major at UMSL, but her latest artwork veers dramatically from her favorite medium.

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St. Louis Science Center sheds a little holiday light on its outdoor space by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

It's the newest holiday light experience in the area, and you'll learn a little something, too.

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Natalie Cortez, Angel Lozada, Enrique Acevedo, Martín Solá, More Cast in Riverside’s Evita by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical will play the Florida venue in January 2019.

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Mia Katigbak Named Recipient of Actors’ Equity Foundation’s St. Clair Bayfield Award by Andrew Gans

The award honors the best performance in a supporting role by an actor in a Shakespearean play in the New York City area.

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Watch Norm Lewis, Andrea McArdle, and Charles Busch Preview Upcoming Shows at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Adam Hetrick

The Tony-nominated performers will play the midtown music hot-spot in the coming weeks.

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for Burn This Starring Keri Russell & Adam Driver by

Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming Broadway revival of Lanford Wilson's Burn This. Tony winner Michael Mayer will direct the highly anticipated new staging, set to begin previews&n…

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Peter Brook On The Meaning Of Theatre by Artsjournal

“And that to me is pure theater: the sharing through the imagination of something down to earth and concrete and appealing for the imagination, so that there’s always that sense of …

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Top Theatre Stories: Thursday, December 6, 2018 by Roberto Araujo

The latest about the 2019 Golden Globe nominations, Faye Dunaway, Taylor Trensch and more in today's news.

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A Look at Michelle T. Williams in Broadway's Once On This Island by Marc J. Franklin

The Destiny’s Child singer stepped into the Tony Award-winning revival as Erzulie November 30.

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Desperate to see anything? Let us suggest 'The Play That Goes Wrong' by Chris Jones

At the top of “The Play That Goes Wrong,” the touring comedy from London and Broadway now making its debut in Chicago, an apology is issued from the stage. There has been a ticket mix-up…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Michelle Williams In ONCE ON THIS ISLAND On Broadway by BroadwayWorld

TonightOnce On This Islandwelcomed Grammy Award-winning artist and Destiny's Child singerMichelle T. Williamsas Erzulie in the Tony Award winning Best Revival.Williamswill play the role thro…

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Yes, ‘A Star Is Born’ is competing as a drama and not a musical at the Golden Globes. Here’s why. by Emily Yahr

As soon as the nominations were released Thursday morning, people had questions about the hit film's category.

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Actress Alert: Faye Dunaway Will Play Katharine Hepburn on Broadway by Jackson McHenry

In what’s generally referred to as “intense actressing news,” Faye Dunaway will soon be playing Katharine Hepburn. Dunaway will star in a new production of Matthew Lombardo’s play ab…

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Photo Coverage: Charles Busch, Norm Lewis & Andrea McArdle Are Getting Ready for the Holidays at Feinstein's/54 Below! by Jennifer Broski

Earlier today, Tonynominee Charles Busch New Year's Eve with Charles Busch amp Friends December 31 Tony nominee Norm Lewis Nutcraker Cool December 17-22 and Tonynominee Andrea McArdle Andrea…

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From Screen to Stage: How the Stars of NETWORK Got Their Starts by TV News Desk

The National Theatre production of NETWORK, which opens on Broadway tonight, stars Bryan Cranston, Tony Goldwyn, and Tatiana Maslany. The show's stars are lauded for their television roles, …

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Faye Dunaway Is Slated to Play Katharine Hepburn on Broadway by Scott Heller

A producer announced that one Oscar-winning actress will play another in Matthew Lombardo’s “Tea at Five.”

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Will Grammys nominate ‘Black Panther,’ ‘A Star Is Born’ and other Oscar-friendly films? by Kevin Jacobsen

The Oscars and the Grammys have seen a great deal of overlap over the years, naturally in regard to original scores and songs. Some Oscar-winning songs have also earned the coveted Song of t…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Freestyle Love Supreme Adds Shows to Sold-Out Run by Olivia Clement

The improvisational hip-hop show (which predates Hamilton and In the Heights) will return to NYC in January 2019.

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Photo Flash: NYCCHP Treats 800 Homeless Children to KING KONG by Marika O'Hara

On December 4, The New York City Children's Holiday Party brought nearly 800 children from 38 different homeless shelters to experience the epic musicalKing Kong.After theperformance, each c…

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Remembering Boyle Heights by Lara Altunian

The post Remembering Boyle Heights appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Why Kelli O’Hara Changed Her Accent for The King And I in London by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares highlights from his concert with O’Hara, stories from travel with Gavin Creel, favorite moments from The Red Bucket Follies, and mor…

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2019 Golden Globe film nominations forums reactions: Cheers for Claire Foy (‘First Man’), jeers for Sam Elliott (‘A Star is Born’) snub by Zach Laws

Our witty, opinionated and occasionally downright ruthless forum posters held nothing back when reacting to the 2019 Golden Globes nominations. Some bids had them cheering while others had …

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Backstage at The Prom with Caitlin Kinnunen, Episode 5: Cast Questions by

The Prom's Caitlin Kinnunen asks her co-stars your questions!

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Off-Broadway Review: “The Hello Girls” at 59E59 Theaters by Joseph Verlezza

There is no doubt that the so called “Hello Girls,” the bilingual operators that were sent to the front line to operate secured switchboards, were invaluable to the Signal Corps units in…

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Exploring the Work and Legacy of Jerzy Grotowski with the Stories from the Eastern West Podcast, Part 1 by Michael Lueger

By Michael Lueger. The Theatre History Podcast is proud to partner with Stories from the Eastern West to present the first of a two-part episode on the life and work of revolutionary theatr…

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The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Discusses the National Tour of COME FROM AWAY, ELF at Musical Theatre West, MARRY POPPINS RETURNS by West Of Broadway

On this episode we discuss the first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway smash COME FROM AWAY which opened its Los Angeles engagement on November 28th at the Ahmanson theatre...…

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Broadway Replacement Stars That Left Us Stunned: Waitress' LOL Scene-Stealer Alex Wyse

In our new photo and interview series, BroadwayBox spotlights 10 incredible Broadway replacement stars. Closing out the series is Waitress star Alex Wyse.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Megan Hilty and Josh Radnor Perform 'Suddenly Seymour' At The Kennedy Center by BroadwayWorld

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts continued its Broadway Center Stage series earlier this year with Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's Little Shop of Horrors, helmed by directo…

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NETWORK's Foodwork And the Rise of Immersive Theatre on Broadway and Beyond by Alexa Criscitiello

The Broadway media drama Network, starring Tony and Emmy-winner Bryan Cranston is currently in previews at Broadway's Belasco Theatre,

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Theater Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (National Tour) by Lawrence Bommer

THE PLAY ABOUT THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG GOES WRONG The title is brutally honest — and you can’t say you weren’t warned. In the style of Monty Python and Michael Frayn’s self-dest…

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#TBT: Looking Back at Jeremy Jordan and Laura Osnes As BONNIE & CLYDE by Jeffrey Vizcaino

For this week's TBT, I dug back into the BroadwayWorld archives and found the Opening Night video of Bonnie and Clyde on Broadway The show opened this week, seven years ago Watch the video b…

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Jeff Daniels Didn’t Read To Kill a Mockingbird Until After Being Cast as Atticus Finch by Ruthie Fierberg

The Emmy-winning actor reveals the two men who inspire his version of Atticus for the new Broadway play.

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See Norm Lewis, Andrea McArdle, and Charles Busch Preview Their Upcoming Shows at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Marc J. Franklin

Take a look at some of the shows hitting the stage at the cabaret venue this month.

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Cast Set for London’s Berberian Sound Studio by Ryan McPhee

The Donmar Warehouse production, based on the 2012 thriller, will begin February 8, 2019.

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Full Cast Set for Alice by Heart Musical from Spring Awakening & Waitress Writers by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for Alice by Heart, the highly anticipated musical set to make its world premiere with off-Broadway's MCC Theater in 2019. Directed by Jessie Nelson (Waitress), who co-wr…

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Jerry Mitchell-Helmed Jukebox Musical My Own British Invasion Sets Casting at Paper Mill by Andy Lefkowitz

A talent-packed company of stars have been selected to lead the upcoming world premiere musical My Own British Invasion at Millburn, New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse. Tony winner J…

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Freestyle Love Supreme Adds Four Performances To Sold-Out Off-Broadway Run; Lottery Announced by BroadwayWorld

Due to overwhelming demand, Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jon Steingart and Jill Furman announced today that the highly-anticipated return engagement of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, which sold…

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BWW Album Review: CAROLS FOR A CURE VOLUME 20 Brings Back Old Favorites for a Spectacular Collection of Holiday Songs by Marika O'Hara

Of the many traditions and events that occur during Broadway CaresEquity Fights Aids' twice yearly collection periods, one of the sweetest and subtlest is the annual Carols For a Cure compil…

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BWW Flashback: We Pledge ALLEGIANCE- Takei, Salonga, Leung & More Take Broadway By Storm by BroadwayWorld

George Takei's ground-breaking Broadway musical is back by popular demand this holiday season Experience Allegiance on the big screen on December 11, featuring an exclusive conversation with…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

David Suchet headlines 2019 PG London theater tour by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Arthur Miller’s “The Price” and Laura Wade’s “Home, I’m Darling” are among the plays that are part of the tour.

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Review Roundup: Critics Weigh-In On FIDDLER ON THE ROOF At Menier Chocolate Factory by BroadwayWorld

The Menier Chocolate Factory presents its major revival of one of the world's most-beloved musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof, in a new staging by Trevor Nunn.

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Cast Set for My Very Own British Invasion World Premiere Featuring Brit Hits of the 1960s by Adam Hetrick

Tony winner Jerry Mitchell directs the musical featuring a book by Tony winner Rick Elice that premieres at the Paper Mill Playhouse in January.

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Critic’s Pick: The African Toll of the Great War, in Song and Shadows by Jason Farago

A fiercely beautiful historical pageant by the South African artist William Kentridge commemorates a million Africans who died in World War I.

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Nassim Begins Performances Off-Broadway December 6 by Olivia Clement

The new play by the White Rabbit, Red Rabbit playwright kicks off its American premiere at New York City Center Stage II.

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Why John Legend and Chrissy Teigen’s little girl requests ‘Love’ by Catherine Kast

John Legend might have achieved EGOT status, but he only just recently made a song that’s won over his 2-year-old daughter, Luna: his own original Christmas tune, “Bring Me Love.…

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Colton Ryan, Wesley Taylor, and More Announced for ALICE BY HEART, A New Musical By Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater at MCC Theater by BroadwayWorld

MCC Theater announced today casting and creative team for the New York premiere of the musical Alice By Heart with book by Steven Sater with Jessie Nelson music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by St…

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BWW Invite: Get Up Close with NETWORK Star Tony Goldwyn Next Week by BroadwayWorld

SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld have partnered for a filmed Conversations QampA series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who asp…

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Review: ‘The Nutcracker’ by Ballet West at The Kennedy Center by Marlene Hall

Ballet West’s Nutcracker, conducted by Jared Oaks, is one of the most unique productions to set stage this week at the Kennedy Center. Steeped in lush colors, with a gorgeous set design a…

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Review: Ballet West’s ‘Nutcracker’ is sweet, sly, and sumptuous by Alexander C. Kafka

What’s more seasonally entertaining than the country’s oldest continuing production of The Nutcracker? Sprucing it up with new finery that enhances the company’s fabulous performances.…

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What Did Critics Think of Fiddler on the Roof at London's Menier Chocolate Factory? by Cleo Aukland

Starring Andy Nyman and four-time Tony nominee Judy Kuhn, the production opened December 5.

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Challah Days: A Review of Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins at Strawdog Theatre Company by Hugh Iglarsh

This world premiere at Strawdog Theatre Company provides much-needed holiday fare for families of the non-Noel persuasion.

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Reasons to see: Fiddler On The Roof by Kayley

Over 50 years after the original West End production opened, Fiddler On The Roof is back in London, now playing at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Here's why we loved it. The post Reasons to s…

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This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS Now in its 37th season, Celebration Theatre, under the artistic direction of Michael A. Shepperd, revealed its 2019 season of shows at the Lex Theat…

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Sarah Morris’s work for Art Basel Miami Beach is sleek, graphic and uncompromising

Fascinated by power and capital, the New York-based artist produces work that resists easy interpretation

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Blue-chip artists retain evergreen appeal at Art Basel Miami Beach

Big names are still a safe bet for galleries at fairs, but embracing new markets might prove a canny move

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Manuel Solano’s inner demons at the ICA Miami

The Mexican artist presents their most personal exhibition to date

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Faye Dunaway Returns to Broadway by Mark A. Robinson

Academy Award-winning star Faye Dunaway will make her triumphant return to the Broadway stage. After an absence of over thirty-five years, Dunaway will star in Matthew Lombardo’s Tea at Fi…

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Paper Mill Playhouse Announces Cast and Creative Team for Jerry Mitchell-Directed MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION by BroadwayWorld

Paper Mill Playhouse has announcedcasting and the creative team for the world premiere ofMy Very Own British Invasionwith book by Tony award winnerRick ElicePeter and the Starcatcher.My Very…

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Bill Duke Remembers the Theater Training That Helped Him by Shalini Dore

Since Bill Duke the Sundance Special Jury-prize winning film “The Killing Floor” (1984), the multi-hyphenate talent has rarely been out of sight on screens big and small. In the ’90s, …

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Wesley Taylor, Noah Galvin, Molly Gordon, More Set for Off-Broadway’s Alice By Heart Musical by Ryan McPhee

MCC Theater will present Steven Sater, Duncan Sheik, and Jessie Nelson’s new take on the Lewis Carroll classic in 2019.

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Faye Dunaway to Star as Katharine Hepburn in Tea at Five on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Faye Dunaway is returning to Broadway for the first time in three decades. She will portray stage-and-screen icon Katharine Hepburn in the main-stem premiere of Matthew Lombardo…

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Christopher Fitzgerald Will Return to Broadway's Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

We love him like a table! Christopher Fitzgerald, Tony-nominated original cast member of Waitress, will return to the role of Ogie in the Broadway production beginning on December 10. Fitzge…

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Michael Urie Joins Lineup for Celebrity Autobiography on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Michael Urie, standout star of Broadway's Torch Song, is the newest cast member added to the main-stem premiere of Celebrity Autobiography. Urie will appear in the December 17 performanc…

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Close Shave! Check Out Santino Fontana as Dorothy Michaels in Tootsie by Lindsey Sullivan

Tootsie, the new musical based on the acclaimed 1982 comedy classic, is heading to the Great White Way this spring. The story follows talented but difficult actor Michael Dorsey, played by T…

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Torch Song’s Michael Urie Joins Celebrity Autobiography on Broadway by Adam Hetrick

The limited engagement ends its run December 17 at the Marquis Theatre.

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An anguished Ian Bostridge at the Barbican, London

With Antonio Pappano on piano, the singer’s recital covered a wide range of war-themed music

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Review: The Band at Theatre Royal Haymarket by Frey Kwa Hawking

A bewildering tribute: Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Gary Barlow's Take That! musical. The post Review: The Band at Theatre Royal Haymarket appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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‘Surpassed every expectation’: THE PRODUCERS – Manchester ★★★★★ by Kristy Stott

The Christmas musical at the Royal Exchange is fast becoming a Manchester tradition. After a run of hits, The Producers has a lot to live up to, but even so, it surpasses every expectation. …

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Weekend Picks: 'Bob’s Holiday Office Party,' Kronos Quartet, 'La Virgen De Guadalupe' by Matt Cooper

How about a fun holiday farce about an out-of-control office party, or a music- and dance-filled celebration of Christmas Eve, Mexican style? If you’re looking for things to do this weeken…

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It's not a poetry reading or a typical dance, and 'What Remains' wasn't made for Chicago — but it feels like it was by Lauren Warnecke

The MCA Warehouse is off the beaten path, in a nondescript industrial area of the city that, unlike the now-swanky West Loop, is still rather industrial. Watching a performance on the second…

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Michelle Dorrance’s deeply charming Elemental at BAM, New York

The choreographer’s tap-dance piece explores different surfaces and spaces — including a bathtub

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The Holidays in New York City: An Event Guide by Joshua Barone

The Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall, a site-specific “Christmas Carol” and more concerts, plays and events this holiday season.

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The Wonder Pageant’s gifted improvisers turned my day into holiday hilarity by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Songs, jokes and meta-jokes in an intimate space are just what this time of year needs, writes Karen Fricker.

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Michael Urie To Join CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY On Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Celebrity Autobiography, the award-winning hit comedy show in which celebrities act out other celebrities' jaw-dropping memoirs verbatim, comes to Broadway'sMarquis Theatre210 West 46thStree…

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BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Bristol Old Vic by Kerrie Nicholson

True to their exciting form of challenging expectations with inventive adaptions, Bristol Old Vic's A Christmas Carol is a clever, witty and refreshing take on the beloved festive classic.At…

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Faye Dunaway to play Katharine Hepburn on Broadway this summer by Caitlin Huston

Academy Award-winner Faye Dunaway will return to Broadway this summer to take on the role of Katharine Hepburn. Dunaway will star in the Broadway premiere of “Tea at Five,” a new…

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It Isn’t Just About The Price! by Ceci Dadisman

In the arts administration world, there is always a lot of talk about things that relate to the cost of admission. Are prices too high that they are preventing people from attending? Should …

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Arcade Amerikana Invites Audiences Into a Virtual Desert Rehab Facility by Olivia Clement

Industry City's new immersive theatre experience blends live performance, cinema, and rave.

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Faye Dunaway Announces Return To Broadway As Katharine Hepburn by Greg Evans

Faye Dunaway is coming back to Broadway. And she’ll be playing Katharine Hepburn. In a brief and surprise announcement, producer Ben Feldman dropped the news that Dunaway, after an abs…

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Review: ‘Crystal’ by Cirque du Soleil at Capital One Arena by John Stoltenberg

Cirque du Soleil’s Crystal is staged on a slick sheet of ice where acrobats and skaters combine to create an amazing entertainment. A spectacular array of chills and charms to thrill a…

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Breaking: Faye Dunaway To Return to Broadway as Katharine Hepburn In Matthew Lombardo's TEA AT FIVE by BroadwayWorld

After an absence of more than thirty-five years, Academy Award-winning legendFaye Dunawaywill return to Broadway to play another Academy Award-winning legend, Katharine Hepburn, in the Broad…

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Bridget Everett & The Tender Moments Return to Joe’s Pub by Matthew Wexler

Bridget Everett returns to Joe's Pub with The Tender Moments for an evening of song, stories, and chardonnay.

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Ian McKellen Will Offer Free Late-Night Solo Show at the Donmar by Adam Hetrick

All tickets to the special performance will be free for theatregoers aged 25 and under.

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Faye Dunaway Will Play Katharine Hepburn in Tea at Five on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The Matthew Lombardo play will run for a limited engagement in summer 2019.

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Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof to Sing at Benefit Concert for Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue by Ruthie Fierberg

The cast of the Off-Broadway production join the December 6 event at The Green Room 42.

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A New National Theatre Company For, And By, The Disabled by Artsjournal1

“A group of disabled theatre artists have announced the creation of National Disability Theatre, a company that will produce fully accessible live performances. The company will exclus…

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‘Quirky, heartwarming & immensely enjoyable’: STRIKING 12 – Union Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Overall, Striking 12 is a quirky, heartwarming and immensely enjoyable production to watch, ensuring that you leave the theatre in a positive frame of mind and a smile on your face.

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Enter for a Chance to See Mary Poppins Returns Starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda by Cleo Aukland

The exclusive screening will take place December 17 in NYC, two days ahead of the national release.

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In rehearsal: LMTO’s A Christmas Carol by Robin Johnson

It just ain't Christmas without A Christmas Carol. And, luckily for us, A Christmas Carol is all over London this year - including LMTO's concert version! The post In rehearsal: LMTO’s…

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NEWS: Adrian Lester will star in the UK premiere of Martyna Majok’s Cost of Living at the Hampstead Theatre by Press Releases

Adrian Lester, Katy Sullivan, Emily Barber and Jack Hunter will make their Hampstead Theatre debuts in the UK premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning Martyna Majok’s Cost of Living at the Hamps…

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See the New York City Children’s Holiday Party Visit King Kong on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The production welcomed nearly 800 young fans December 4.

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Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO by BroadwayWorld

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for Berberian Sound Studio conceived for the stage by Joel Horwood and Tom Scutt. Joining the previously announced Tom Brooke, Enzo Cilenti …

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BWW Review: HOLE, Royal Court by Charlie Wilks

Ellie Kendrick's writing debut is a one-hour attack on the senses. Visceral and to the point, the Royal Court Upstairs stage is alive with the anarchic cry for unity and retribution. The pla…

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The Cher Show, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Lion King, and More Will Take Part in 2019 Kids’ Night on Broadway by Andrew Gans

Tickets for the annual event, which will take place February 26, 2019, are now on sale.

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Photo Coverage: Backstage At The Latest eduHAM and Cast Q&A by Walter McBride

EduHam is a series of HAMILTON Wednesday matinees made available to New York City schools with a high concentration of students from low-income families for the ticket price of only 10. This…

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BE MORE CHILL Celebrates Release of Vinyl Edition of Cast Album at Barnes and Noble Today by BroadwayWorld

Ghostlight Records and Two River Theater celebrate the vinyl edition of the BE MORE CHILL Original Cast Recording with an exclusive in-store signing and performance at Barnes amp Noble today…

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Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Menier Chocolate Factory's Revival Of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF by BroadwayWorld

The Menier Chocolate Factory presents its major revival of one of the world's most-beloved musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof, in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. The cast icludes Harrie…

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About Face Theatre casts Peter Parnell's 'Dada Woof Papa Hot' by Kt Hawbaker

On Thursday, About Face Theatre announced casting for its Chicago premiere of “Dada Woof Papa Hot,” written by Peter Parnell and directed by Jeff Award-nominated AFT artistic associate K…

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Joseph by Eleni Cashell

Far from closing the door and shutting out the lights, Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is returning to the West End in June 2019 at The London Palladium.Joseph And The Amazing T…

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Idina Menzel to Perform at 2019 Roundabout Gala by Olivia Clement

The Tony winner will perform a special concert at the winter gala honoring John Lithgow.

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Film Review: A Compelling Look at Dieter Rams, Industrial Design Icon at 86 by Mark Favermann

Rams is a documentary film carefully crafted to be more than a biography of a great designer.

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Christopher Fitzgerald Will Return to Waitress on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The Tony nominee steps back into the role of Ogie.

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Summerhall extends artist development programme with Creative Scotland and BBC funding by Georgia Snow

Edinburgh venue Summerhall is expanding its artist development programme thanks to new grants from Creative Scotland and BBC Arts. Summerhall said the

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Christopher Fitzgerald Returns To WAITRESS December 10 by BroadwayWorld

The producers of the Broadway hit Waitress have announced that on December 10, Tony Award nominee Christopher Fitzgerald will return to the hit Broadway musical in the role of Ogie, the role…

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Idina Menzel Joins Roundabout Spring Gala, Honoring John Lithgow by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company Todd Haimes, Artistic DirectorCEO announces Idina Menzel will join the 2019 Gala evening celebrating John Lithgow with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Th…

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Cast Set for New York City Return of The Pirates of Penzance by Andrew Gans

The Gilbert and Sullivan classic will play five performances beginning December 27 at the Kaye Playhouse.

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'Completeness' at Theatre Exile: Science, computers, randomness, and love

It's a huge moment for Ithamar Moses, hot TV writer ("Boardwalk Empire") and author of this year's Tony-sweeper, "The Band's Visit." And the embrace of "Completeness," its way of splicing is…

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THE PROM, THE CHER SHOW, and More Will Take Part in 2019 Kids' Night On Broadway by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway League has announced that Kids' Night on Broadway tickets are on sale now at Kids' Night on Broadway will take place in New York City on Tuesday, Februa…

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We Will Rock You UK Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We Will Rock You the musical based on the music of Queen will tour the UK in 2019. The We Will Rock You UK Tour kicks off In September in Bromley. This post We Will Rock You …

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Anastasia Announces New Casting: Constantine Germanacos as Gleb & Penny Fuller as the Dowager Empress by Andy Lefkowitz

The hit Broadway production of Anastasia has announced that original cast member Constantine Germanacos will graduate to the role of Gleb on December 18, while two-time Tony nominee Pen…

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True West starring Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn at Vaudeville Theatre – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

It might be panto season, but there’s nothing remotely festive about this. The late Sam Shepard’s 1980 play True West – with

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Mouthpiece review at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh – ‘a gripping, truthful play for our times’ by David Pollock

Following a final Edinburgh Festival Fringe run as artistic director at the Traverse during which the company’s two produced plays were showered

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Baritone Matthias Goerne Begins New York Philharmonic Residency by Peter W. Goodman

The master of German art songs, Goerne will perform works by Schubert and Strauss in concerts December 6–8.

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Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: December 6, 2018 by Bww Special

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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3 Reasons Why I’m Thankful for Bruce Springsteen.

On December 15th, Bruce Springsteen will end his historic, record-breaking, $108 million dollar (and counting!) Broadway run. There have been some negative Nancy’s in our industry bu…

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ArtsBeat Radio Special on 89.5m/WSKB. "Christmas on The Rocks" at TheaterWorks by Mark G Auerbach and Patrick Berry

The Westfield News Group / ArtsBeat Radio special on TheaterWorks' "Christmas on The Rocks" for 89.5fm/WSKB, with hosts Patrick Berry and Mark G. Auerbach, producer Peter Cowles, and from Th…

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Deafinitely Theatre Announces The Hub's Spring And Summer Acting Workshops by BroadwayWorld

Deafinitely Theatre today announces the Spring and Summer 2019 acting workshops for their theatre training course for deaf artists, The Hub. The workshops include Visual Vernacular, Comedy, …

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True West, Vaudeville Theatre review - sizzling take on seminal Sam Shepard by Matt Wolf

Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn go hell for leather as savagery-prone siblingsDon't be deceived by Kit Harington's matted, slicked-back hair that is immediately visible the minute the audienc…

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NETWORK, Led By Bryan Cranston, Opens On Broadway Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The National Theatre production of NETWORK, produced by David Binder, the National Theatre, Patrick Myles, David Luff, Ros Povey and Lee Menzies, opens tonight, December 6 at Broadway's Bela…

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Penny Fuller and Constantine Germanacos Will Take Over Principal Roles in Broadway’s Anastasia by Adam Hetrick

They replace outgoing cast members Judy Kaye and Max von Essen, who depart the Ahrens and Flaherty musical in the coming weeks.

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Northern Virginia’s Alden Theatre Reopens After Renovation by David Siegel

Northern Virginia’s Alden Theatre, with a long-standing moniker, “small stage, big talent,” reopens on Saturday, January 5, 2019, when renovations of the surrounding building complex, …

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Adrian Lester Will Join Katy Sullivan in London Debut of Pulitzer Prize-Winning Cost of Living by Andrew Gans

Performances begin in January 2019 at the Hampstead Theatre.

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Constantine Germanacos and Penny Fuller Will Join the Company of ANASTASIA by BroadwayWorld

Anastasia will welcome new cast members to the Broadhurst Theatre this winter. Beginning Tuesday, December 18, original company member Constantine Germanacos will rejoin the hit Broadway mus…

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WATCH: A Sneak Peek at The Apple Boys: A Barbershop Quartet Musical by Roberto Araujo

The cast of the new musical stops by the Playbill studio for an exclusive performance.

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Breach Theatre by Editors

INTERVIEW: BREACH THEATRE. One of the smartest emerging companies in British theatre, Breach Theatre are interrogating the nature of veracity on stage. Against the backdrop of the post-truth…

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Aladdin review at Hackney Empire – ‘Drop dead fabulous’ by Neil Norman

Pantomime is a uniquely British institution. A panto that isn’t rude, vulgar, raucous, smutty and mildly offensive isn’t a panto, it’s anaesthetised

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A Look Back at Kerry Washington in Race on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The production, which marked Emmy and Golden Globe nominee's Broadway debut, opened on December 6, 2009.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: Santino Fontana Dons a Wig and Dress For TOOTSIE by BroadwayWorld

Santino Fontana is gearing up to don a wig and a dress onstage in Tootsie The new musical comes to Broadway on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Marquis Theatre. We've got your first look at th…

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Call Redialed: NEW Molly Pope Interview: "The Making of King Kong" by Adam Rothenberg

I loved catching up with the Queen of everything, Miss Molly Pope! She is a talented actress who has a killer voice that will make your jaw drop. Molly is starring in Target Margin Theater…

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Billy Porter, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Glenn Close, Lucas Hedges Earn 2019 Golden Globe Nominations by Andy Lefkowitz

Nominations are here for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 2019 Golden Globe Awards. A talented group of theater alums are among the list of creatives set to be recognized at the…

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, December 6, 2018 by Susan Grace

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Beauty and the Beast review at Salisbury Playhouse – ‘handsome, female-led panto’ by Lesley Bates

This year, Salisbury Playhouse’s version of Beauty and the Beast kicks out traditional male hero, sidekick and villain. The Beast of the

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Exclusive First Listen: Hear Stephanie J. Block Sing "My Mother's Wedding Day" From the New Brigadoon Cast Album

Hear Stephanie J. Block tackle Lerner & Loewe's big, long Irish name fest "My Mother's Wedding Day" from Brigadoon.

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Issa Rae to Produce Romantic Musical Film, LOVE IN AMERICA by TV News Desk

Insecure co-creator, Issa Rae is teaming with one of the show's writer-producers, Amy Aniobi for Love in America, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Darren Criss Among GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS Nominees - Full List! by TV News Desk

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominations for the 2019 Golden Globe Awards thismorning. Terry Crews, Danai Gurira, Leslie Mann and Christian Slater will join HFPA Pre…

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Ivor Gurney Drama AUTHOR, COMPOSER, SOLDIER-OF-A-SORT Will Have Short London Run by BroadwayWorld

Following an acclaimed run at The Pleasance in Edinburgh over the summer, Author, Composer, Soldier-of-a-sort written and performed by Jan Carey will have a short run at The King's Head Thea…

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Angie Radosh Gives Harrowing Performance In Breadcrumbs by Bill Hirschman

Angie Radosh’s face, not to mention her body language, provides an unimpeded view deep into the soul of a writer battling an inevitable descent into the spiral of Alzheimer’s disease in …

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Fiddler on the Roof review – Trevor Nunn's magnificent revival by Mark Lawson

Menier Chocolate Factory, LondonWith antisemitism on the rise, Tevye’s struggles with the tsar’s thugs are powerfully topical in this note-perfect productionAlthough much-loved and often…

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‘Vice’ exceeds expectations in Golden Globe nominations with 6, followed by ‘A Star is Born’ and ‘The Favourite’ with 5 by Daniel Montgomery

Much to our surprise, “Vice” led the way when the Golden Globe nominations were announced on Thursday morning, December 6, outdoing the two films we thought would rule these awar…

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Star Trek’s Marina Sirtis to make West End debut in sci-fi play by Robin Johnson

Star Trek: The Next Generation actress Marina Sirtis will make her West End debut in a new play, Dark Sublime, at Trafalgar Studios 2 next summer. The post Star Trek’s Marina Sirtis to…

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The Parenthood Trap by American Theatre Editors

A conversation with the playwright of 'Cry it Out,' a comedy/drama about bonds and conflicts among neighbors with young children.

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‘There’s few better ways to spend a Sunday evening’: AUSTENTATIOUS – Savoy Theatre by Ian Foster

The first of three opportunities to see Austentatious at the Savoy Theatre in December in a hilariously scandalous affair indeed.

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2019 Golden Globe Nominations: Movie Musicals Mary Poppins Returns and A Star is Born Among Contenders by Ryan McPhee

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt, Bradley Cooper, and Lady Gaga all earned nods for their work on the big screen.

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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Menier, SE1 by Libby Purves and Friends

L’CHAIM – TO LIFE!    A SPECIAL NIGHT           We are there, over a century ago, beyond the Caucasus.   Designer  Robert Jones  has wrapped us around in rustic planks and …

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Photo Coverage: Ryan Worsing Receives the Legacy Robe for THE CHER SHOW by Walter McBride

The Cher Show recently held its Legacy Robe ceremony, where the robe was given to Ryan Worsing. Check out photos from the ceremony below

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A Christmas Carol review at Bristol Old Vic – ‘Exhilarating new look at Charles Dickens’ spiritual odyssey’ by Jeremy Brien

The Bristol Old Vic lowers the curtain on a memorable Year of Change season with this bold and resourceful re-working of Charles

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MARY POPPINS RETURNS, Lin-Manuel Miranda Nominated for 2019 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS - See the Full List! by TV News Desk

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominations for the 2019 Golden Globe Awards on Thursday morning. Terry Crews, Danai Gurira, Leslie Mann and Christian Slater will join …

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NEWS: Actors performing Dear Elizabeth at the Gate will include Tamsin Grieg, Jade Anouka & Alex Jennings by Press Releases

The Gate Theatre has announced its next production, Dear Elizabeth, a two-hander by award-winning US playwright Sarah Ruhl, directed by Ellen McDougall. The piece, running at the venue from …

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Adrian Lester to star in Martyna Majok’s Cost of Living at Hampstead Theatre by Giverny Masso

Adrian Lester is to star in the UK premiere of Pulitzer prize-winning play Cost of Living at the Hampstead Theatre. Martyna Majok’s

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Poets Inua Ellams And Hussain Manawer Join Judging Panel For Wicked Young Writer Awards by BroadwayWorld

WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS, created by the producers of the musical WICKED in partnership with the National Literacy Trust, are delig…

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Luna's 'The Assignment' looks at the aftermath of violence from both sides by Natalie Pompilio | For Nj Advance Media

Camilo Almonacid's "The Assignment" was inspired by conversations between the playwright and perpetrators and victims of violence. The show has a limited run at Luna Stage through …

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BWW's On This Day - December 6, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Hansel and Gretel review at Derby Theatre – ‘wittily delightful and original’ by Pat Ashworth

Mike Kenny’s gift is to take a classic tale and make the wildest of fancies seem wholly reasonable. So what better than

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Golden Globes 2019 nominations: ‘Vice leads with 6, ‘A Star is Born,’ ‘The Favourite’ and ‘Green Book’ at 5 each by Paul Sheehan

Nominations for the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced on Thursday (Dec. 6). Winners will be revealed during a live telecast to be held Jan. 6 on NBC beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET/5…

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Yamato: The Drummers Of Japan Return To Tour The UK by BroadwayWorld

Yamato the Drummers of Japan will return to the UK following their hugely successful 2017 tour. From February 2019 audiences across the country can experience Yamato's innovative style combi…

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TRUE WEST Vaudeville, WC1 by Libby Purves and Friends

GUEST CRITIC MICHAEL ADAIR EMPATHISES WITH DEADLINE FEVER.. Here is a tale of two brothers. First, Kit Harrington’s serious, intelligent and moustachioed Austin, Ivy League educated and wi…

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Adrian Lester, Katy Sullivan, Emily Barber and Jack Hunter Cast in Hampstead Theatre's COST OF LIVING by BroadwayWorld

Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Martyna Majok's Cost of Living receives its highly anticipated UK Premiere at Hampstead Theatre - making it the 100th premiere since Edward Hall …

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On E.H. Sothern by Trav S.D.

The great American stage actor Edward Hugh “E.H.” Sothern (1859-1933) was born on this day. The son of prominent actor E.A. Sothern, he made his debut in his father’s starr…

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Wally Cox: What a Crazy Guy by Trav S.D.

A celebration today of comic actor Wally Cox (1924-1973). While Cox did enjoy some starring roles, notably the leads in the sitcom Mr. Peepers (1952-55) and the animated show Underdog (1964-…

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Welcome to the Theater! The Broadway Debuts of Network and To Kill a Mockingbird by JK

Over the next week, two shows are opening, Network and To Kill a Mockingbird. Today, we celebrate the Broadway debuts from both productions. Scroll down to see all 19! Congratulations t…

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BWW Review: THE BOX OF DELIGHTS, Wilton's Music Hall by Gary Naylor

Some spectacular special effects and a wonderful set are let down by a stodgy and confusing script.

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Kwaku Mills to Star in 2019 UK Tour of Arinz? Kene's GOOD DOG by BroadwayWorld

Kwaku Mills End of Eddy, UK Tour Urban Myths The Trial of Joan Collins, Sky Atlantic has been cast in this exciting revival of Arinze Kene's good dog - he will bring to life this true epic, …

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The Producers review – Brooks's bonfire of good taste still burns brightly by Michael Billington

Royal Exchange, Manchester Raz Shaw’s riotous revival of Mel Brooks’s musical meisterwerk offers as much fun as you’ll find on a stage this ChristmasMel Brooks’s 2001 musical, like t…

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Review: Storm Large’s Holiday Ordeal at The UMass Fine Arts Center by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Storm Large, the Massachusetts born-and-raised chanteuse., rocker, singer/songwriter, actress, and frequent vocalist of Pink Martini, returned to the Valley with her back…

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Opera company creates dedicated YouTube channel to encourage artists to share new work by Giverny Masso

Opera company Tete a Tete has announced plans to encourage experimentation in the genre and give a wider reach to new works

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Theatre stars become waiters in Acting for Others charity event by Georgia Snow

Penelope Wilton, Jim Carter, Jeremy Irvine and Sheila Hancock were among the theatre stars swapping their costumes for aprons as they waited

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Five best theatre shows to take a date to this Christmas by Promoted Content

The nights are drawing in, the air is distinctly chilly, and there is festive magic in the air. Here are five theatre

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Beauty and the Beast review at King’s Theatre, Edinburgh – ‘a beauty of a panto’ by Thom Dibdin

Beauty and the Beast was last staged as a pantomime at the Edinburgh King’s in 1946. This year’s return is a triumphant

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PHOTOS: As Stig of the Dump returns to Tabard, here’s a flashback to its first run in 2008 by Featured Content

We've got a theatrical #ThrowbackThursday for you! Clive King's much-loved children's literary classic Stig of the Dump returns tonight (6 December 2018) to London's Tabard Theatre, where it…

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Jack and the Beanstalk review at Grand Opera House, Belfast – ‘Spectacular and surprising’ by Jane Coyle

It would be a particularly grudging panto-pooper who would deny the pleasure Belfast derives from the annual Christmas glitterfest at the Grand

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‘Give me a week & I’ll write the rest of the show!’ Stephanie Silver tells us about creating Walk of Shame by Featured Content

Glass Half Full Theatre's new play Walk of Shame has taken its own journey to being staged as a week-long production at the White Bear Theatre this winter. Co-writer and star Stephanie Silve…

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Paysage d’ensemble, Théâtre National de Chaillot, Paris — the show must go on

Undaunted by gilets jaunes, a community dance project presses ahead

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London Theater Reviews: In These Plays About Couples, Hell Is Other People by Matt Wolf

Three productions in London look at pairings (romantic and otherwise) that come to grief, including a retelling of the myth of Orpheus in the underworld.

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Broadway Audiences At “Network” Cheer Bush, Obama, Clinton, Boo Donald Trump at End of Each Show by Roger Friedman

There’s a lot going on in Ivo van Hove’s “Network,” which opens tonight on Broadway after a hit run in London’s West Categories: Featured Theater(Read more..…

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, December 6, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “School Girls” Coming to TV, Anne Hathaway Coming to Sesame Street, and Santino Fontana Looks Great for “Tootsie” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, …

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Full Celebrity Line Up Announced For STRICTLY COME DANCING Tour by BroadwayWorld

Strictly Come Dancing fans will be overjoyed to hear that the full line up of celebrities and their professional partners for next year's Strictly Come Dancing UK Arena Tour is announced tod…

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What you might want to know before the circus spectacle 'Cirque Dreams Holidaze' flies into the Oakdale by Christopher Arnott

Theater producer Neil Goldberg could easily be mistaken for Santa Claus. A producer and director of modern circus entertainments, he delivers magic and wonderment around the country. This mo…

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Write Stuff: Social justice, Stowe and Twain by Carole Goldberg

Do writings by Hartford’s famous authors relate to the social justice issues of today? On Dec. 12 from 3 to 4:15 p.m., students and teachers in the literature course offered jointly by Cap…

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‘Fresh, modern, exciting, wild & amusing’: HOT GAY TIME MACHINE – Trafalgar Studios ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Fun, flamboyance and festivity, Hot Gay Time Machine is probably the most fun you'll have at the theatre this year (and next year when it’ll no doubt be ruling the West End and the world).

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‘A Christmas Carol’ gives Sacramento theater a tradition unlike any other

There are quaint little holiday traditions, and then there are the rock-solid kind: presents, songs and Charles’ Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. For many, the season wouldn’t be complete w…

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The Producers review at Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester – ’roundly enjoyable’ by Chris Bartlett

Mel Brooks’ musical version of his 1967 film debut was such a success because it got so many things right. Its standout

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Gear shop Feral reborn in old movie theater after $100K crowdfunding by John Meyer, The Know

Feral mountain gear re-opens Saturday after a crowdfunding campaing raised more than $100,000 to help relocate the store into an old movie theater.

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Snow White and the Seven Dames review at Perth Theatre – ‘Sharp and contemporary’ by David Pollock

For a stage with a more rural constituency than those in Scotland’s larger cities, Perth Theatre – under the artistic direction of

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Eleventh Annual Papatango New Writing Prize Opens For 2019 Submissions by BroadwayWorld

The Papatango New Writing Prize, now in its eleventh year, opens for submissions today, 6 December 2018, until 9pm on 17 February 2019.

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Wake Up With BWW 12/6: NETWORK Officially Opens Tonight, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Network officially opens tonight, and more

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Flying high: Aladdin’s Matthew Croke releases his debut album Only Dreaming

Currently starring in the title role of Disney’s stage musical Aladdin, Matt Croke will release his debut album Only Dreaming – full of classic songs from stage and screen – on 7 Decem…

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Flying high: @AladdinLondon’s @Matthew_croke releases his debut album #OnlyDreaming

Currently starring in the title role of Disney’s stage musical Aladdin, Matt Croke will release his debut album Only Dreaming – full of classic songs from stage and screen – on 7 Decem…

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‘Harington & Flynn prove themselves agile performers’: TRUE WEST – WestEnd by Rev Stan

Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn prove themselves agile performers with quick-fire dialogue and sharp comic timing in True West at the Vaudeville Theatre.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Humor and Heart Make for a Great Night Out at Pretty Woman: The Musical by Elysa Gardner

It was easy to predict that a musical adaptation of Pretty Woman would find fans on Broadway. As producer and veteran film executive Paula Wagner points out, the 1990 movie, starring Julia R…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Old Vic by Aliya Al-Hassan

If you are struggling to get into the festive spirit this year, a visit to London's Old Vic theatre is highly recommended. After the roaring success of Jack Thorne's charming adaptation of C…

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Fiddler on the Roof review at Menier Chocolate Factory, London – ‘Trevor Nunn’s tight, trad revival by Tim Bano

There’s a paradox at the heart of Fiddler on the Roof. While the show keeps coming back to this idea that progress

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BWW Interview: David Thaxton Talks THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA by Fiona Scott

Celebrating its 33rd year at Her Majesty's Theatre in London's West End, The Phantom of the Opera welcomes David Thaxton as its new 'Angel of Music' from 10 December. David speaks to Broadwa…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)

“Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” at Stephen Sondheim Theatre, New York by Blouin Artinfo

The Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning Carole King musical keeps up the thrill at New York’s Stephen Sondheim Theatre where it runs on select dates through May 26, 2019.This multiple award …

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Richard Jordan: Company revival shows how respectfully updating the classics can bring great rewards by Richard Jordan

One of the most remarkable moments watching the current West End revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s musical Company is how,

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Director Raz Shaw: ‘Cancer drove me into theatre, and still drives me today’ by Fergus Morgan

For Raz Shaw, cancer proved a turning point in his life, prompting him to leave his job in telesales and gambling addiction

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 1am (Broadway Time)

New Year Concert: “Waltz at the Opera” at Opéra de Lyon by Blouin Artinfo

One of the mainstay traditions of European orchestras, The New Year Concert will be a melange of musical delight and a veritable environment at Opera de Lyon on December 31, 2018.Viennese wi…

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“Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki” at American Cinematheque, Los Angeles by Blouinartinfo

“Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki” is a 2016 Japanese television documentary film directed by Kaku Arakawa. The film follows the Academy Award-winning animator and filmmaker Hayao Miyaza…

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Bryan Cranston, Tatiana Maslany & Tony Goldwyn Ignite Ivo van Hove's Network by Andy Lefkowitz

The new stage adaptation of Paddy Chayevsky's iconic film Network opens at Broadway's Belasco Theatre on December 6. On the heels of an acclaimed London production, the play began ma…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Sydney Dance Company, New Breed 2018 by Deborah Jones

Carriageworks, Sydney, November 29. Holly Doyle’s sweet, sad, funny, goofy, utterly captivating Out, Damned Spot! is exactly why Sydney Dance Company’s New Breed exists and why it work…

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Alex Hutton at Royal Albert Hall, London by Blouin Artinfo

As part of the live music and food series, pianist Alex Hutton will be performing at Royal Albert Hall’s Verdi — Italian Kitchen, on December 14, 2018.According to Hutton’s website, in…

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Laura Dern, Issa Rae to Join HBO’s Limited Series ‘The Dolls’ by Blouin Artinfo

Laura Dern and Issa Rae will co-star and produce in a new miniseries titled “The Dolls,” inspired by the Christmas Eve riots that took place in a pair of small Arkansas towns in 1983, re…

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“The Enormous Crocodile” at Radio France Auditorium, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

Kornilios Michailidis directs the Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra in a musical version of Isabelle Aboulker’s “The Enormous Crocodile” at Paris’ Radio France Auditorium on Decemb…

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Kit Harington is the big draw in True West at the Vaudeville Theatre, London

The Game of Thrones star is well matched with Johnny Flynn in Sam Shepard’s classic play

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Network, Starring Bryan Cranston, Tony Goldwyn, and Tatiana Maslany, Opens December 6 by Ryan McPhee

Ivo van Hove directs the stage adaptation of the 1976 film.

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‘The world I came into valued a limited type of culinary expertise’

The TV presenter on how her Netflix show ‘Salt Fat Acid Heat’ helped to upend the macho hierarchy of food experts

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Keeley Hawes on ‘Bodyguard’, #MeToo and the pay gap

Acclaimed for her performance as a hardline home secretary, the actor says she’s ‘slightly reeling’ from the hit show’s success

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What's happening in Pittsburgh this weekend, Dec. 6-9

John Waters, O.A.R., Sleep and PSO Blockbusters are on tap this weekend.

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My Life in a Theatre - One seasoned audience member's tribute to the memories he's made at the Shubert

One seasoned audience member's tribute to the memories he's made at the Shubert---"Remember?"The three-note motif had insinuated itself into my mind's ear since we took our seats in the balc…

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Facing the Real Monsters in 'King Kong' - A new satire wrestles with the controversial 1933 classic

A new satire wrestles with the controversial 1933 classic---While writing The Making of King Kong, Lisa Clair almost abandoned the project. "It is too big, it is too scary," the recent gradu…

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Rachel Tucker, Helen Hobson, More Star in Come From Away in Dublin Prior to London Debut by Andrew Gans

Performances begin in Dublin December 6; the production will play London's Phoenix Theatre starting January 30, 2019.

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Sarah Brightman: Hymn Airs on PBS by Andrew Gans

The concert with The Phantom of the Opera star was filmed in Germany and features a 40-piece orchestra.

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T.R. Knight Stars in Chicago Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream Beginning December 6 by Andrew Gans

The Grey’s Anatomy star is joined by Alexandra Silber, Edward O’Blenis, Cristina Panfilio, and more.

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Why Taylor Trensch’s Evan Makes Dear Evan Hansen a Brand New Show by Ruthie Fierberg

His show-shifting point of view reveals new layers to Broadway’s favorite outcast.

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Ivo van Hove Keeps Network Period but Contemporary on Broadway by Mark Peikert

The Tony-winning behind A View From the Bridge reimagines the Oscar-winning Paddy Chayefsky film in his immersive new production.

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Playbill Mixtape: Mean Girls’ DeMarius Copes Shares His Pre-Show Playlist by Ruthie Fierberg

The soundtrack that Copes and the ensemble boys use to pump up for Tina Fey's musical.

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