Monday, February 11, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

BBC Announces Reboot of Classic Crime Show “Bergerac” by Blouin Artinfo

A reboot of classic BBC police drama “Bergerac” is on its way, reveals BBC.Artists Studio, backed by Endemol Shine UK, and Westward Studios are working on a modern version of the show fo…

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HBO Drama Co-head David Levine Exits by Blouin Artinfo

David Levine, Executive VP and Co-Head of drama at HBO, is departing the premium cable outlet. Fellow EVP and Co-Head of Drama Francesca Orsi will now become the solo head of the department,…

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Salman Khan to Star in the Indian Remake of Korean Movie “Veteran” by Blouin Artinfo

salman khan is all set to feature in the Bollywood remake of Korean cop thriller “Veteran,” the rights for which has been bought by his brother-in-law Atul Agnihotri’s Reel Life Produc…

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To Kill a Mockingbird **1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons February 11, 2019: Even before its official opening on Dec. 13, To Kill a Mockingbird may have been the most talked about show on Broadway. Not only is the play base…

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Anthony Warlow and Gina Riley to star in Sweeney Todd by Arts Review

Australia’s pre-eminent leading man of musical theatre, Anthony Warlow, will be joined by one of Australia’s best-known stage and screen performers, the incomparable Gina Riley, …

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Melbourne Design Week Announces 2019 Program by Arts Review

In 2019, Australia’s leading annual international design, Melbourne Design Week, will present its largest program to date, with more than 200 events including 47 exhibitions, 14 film s…

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Review: ‘The Wizard of Oz’ at [email protected] by Mark Ludder

Everything about the [email protected] production of The Wizard of Oz (book by John Kane based on L. Frank Baum’s classic novel, music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg) was thorou…

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula goes back to its roots at the London Library

This spooky site-specific drama retells the story in the space where it was written

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Off-Broadway Review: MIES JULIE (Classic Stage Company) by Anna Hulkower

DON’T MIES IT In Mies Julie, Yaël Farber’s contemporary adaptation of August Strindberg’s 1889 play Miss Julie, Farber swaps out Strindberg’s Swedish estate for a prosperous far…

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Laura Benanti's 'Benania' Makes Feinstein's/54 Below Debut With A Sondheim Classic by Stage Tube

Tonight, Laura Benanti's take on First Lady Melania Trump, aka Benania, officially made her cabaret debut on the Feinstein's54 Below stage

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Matthew Bourne’s ‘Cinderella’ brings promise to a new day by Admin

Kennedy Center Opera House, Washington, D.C.  January 16, 2019. Choreographer Matthew Bourne is probably still best known for his Swan Lake (1995), which featured an all-male, bare-cheste…

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‘Raisin’ and ‘Ghosts’ Will Be Featured in Williamstown Season by Lauren Messman

Among the performers who will journey to the Berkshires: Uma Thurman, Mary Steenburgen, S. Epatha Merkerson and Jesse Tyler Ferguson.

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Shu-Chen Cuff and Gin Dance Company Return to Atlas Intersections Festival with ‘Next’ by David Siegel

Shu-Chen Cuff and her Gin Dance Company are returning to perform at the celebrated DC Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival. “We are thrilled to be part of the 10th anniversary of the Atlas INTER…

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Tina Louise: Ginger Snaps by Trav S.D.

Today I am going to give the mighty Tina Louise three birthday presents. One, this post! Two, I’m going to say that her birth year is XXXX. And three, I’m scarcely going to menti…

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Melissa Leo, Andy Mientus Round Out Cast for DOLLY PARTON'S HEARTSTRINGS by TV News Desk

The Dolly music you love, the stories you've been waiting for. Dolly Parton's Heartstrings is an anthology series that showcases the stories, memories, and inspirations behind her most belov…

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Jason Danieley Honors Marin Mazzie Through Partnership With Cancer Support Community by Alexa Criscitiello

Broadway's Jason Danieley will honor his late wife, Marin Mazzie, through a new partnership with Cancer Support Community.

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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Laura Benanti Extends in “My Fair Lady,” “Hadestown” Announces Complete Cast, “Fleabag” & “Be More Chill” Announce Ticket Deals &#…

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

God Said This by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

If this family seems familiar, Winkler wrote about them in her 2016 play, "Kentucky," set seven years ago, when Hiro returned home for the first time from NYC in order to stop her sister’s…

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C.Y. Lee, ‘Flower Drum Song’ Author, Is Dead at 102 by Katharine Q. Seelye

His novel of generational and cultural conflict among Chinese immigrants became a hit Broadway musical and then a film that earned five Oscar nominations.

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If The Metric Is Valued, Someone Is Probably Trying To Game The System by Joe Patti

Okay, so I promise I am not seeking out articles that discuss the problems with depending on quantitative metrics to determine effectiveness and value. They just keep falling into my lap. Th…

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Theatres ‘treading water’ on diversity – Arts Council England by Georgia Snow

Theatres need to speed up their efforts on improving diversity in their workforces, Arts Council England’s latest assessment of the industry has

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Joe Iconis & Family Will Play Feinstein's/54 Below This Spring by BroadwayWorld

Musical theater writer and rabble rouser Joe Iconis brings his unique mash-up of showtune cabaret and rock and roll jamboree back to Feinstein's54 Below.

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Podcast: Arts Collective on Razzle Dazzle Radio by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

HCC’s very own Arts Collective has soo much in store this year, it was hard to fit it all in just 30 minutes…check out our newest episode packed with activities sure to fill up y…

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Tribe of Fools presents ‘Clown Sex Ed’ by Alix Rosenfeld

'Clown Sex Ed' by Tribe of Fools combines comedy with the birds and the bees. Alix Rosenfeld reviews.

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Podcast: Highlights and Year in Review on Razzle Dazzle Radio by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

It’s the start of a new year!! Delores King Williams is back again to help us usher in 2019. Together we’ll look back and discuss some highlights from 2018 and commemorate those …

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie review at Apollo Theatre, London – ‘Layton Williams slays it’ by Tim Bano

It’s great to see this fabulous, uplifting, be-yourself show still smashing it in the West End. Eighteen months after it opened at

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

The Price review at Wyndham’s Theatre, London – ‘David Suchet is magnificent’ by Tim Bano

This is the first of this year’s many Arthur Miller revivals. The next few months will see stagings of his work at

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Enlog Theatre Company presents Megan McKeirnan’s ‘marry, fuck, breath of water’ by Joseph Myers

An aquatically named world-premiere play addresses the fluid nature of attraction and identity. Joseph Myers reviews.

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Lillias White stops by HQ to chat about her upcoming concert at Green Room 42 and more with Beth Stevens.

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How Saudi Arabia Is Trying To Change Its Image Through Culture Festivals by Artsjournal

The weekends revolve around the concerts, held on Fridays. There are sometimes other notable events, like hot-air balloon rides. Mr. Bocelli performed on the same weekend as a well-known ho…

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Fewer Students Are Studying English. Does it Matter? by Artsjournal

English has lost more students than other subjects. Undergraduate enrolments on English degrees have also fallen: from an all-time high of around 51,000 in 2011/12 to 39,000 last year, altho…

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Broadway Q&A: Michael C. Hall of 'Skittles Commercial: The Broadway Musical' by Jeryl Brunner

The 'Thom Pain' actor reveals what drew him to a musical about a certain candy.

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Broadway Q&A: Christina Applegate of ‘Dead to Me’ by Jeryl Brunner

The actress dishes on her new Netflix series, her Broadway debut and the short-lived time she gave up acting.

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Mel Brooks’ THE PRODUCERS Now Playing Through March 17 at the Paramount Theatre by Michael J. Roberts

Jake Morrissy (left) plays Leo Bloom and Blake Hammond is Max Bialystock in The Producers. [...] The post Mel Brooks’ THE PRODUCERS Now Playing Through March 17 at the Paramount Theatr…

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MANIFEST 2019: Chicago’s Iconic South Loop Arts Festival Returns May 10 by Michael J. Roberts

Manifest, Chicago’s iconic arts festival held annually in the South Loop, presents 100+ free public [...] The post MANIFEST 2019: Chicago’s Iconic South Loop Arts Festival Returns May 1…

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International Smash Hit “DJEMBE! The Show” Will Make U.S. Debut at Chicago’s Apollo Theater by Michael J. Roberts

Following a smash-hit international tour, the new, interactive theatrical event, DJEMBE! The Show, makes its U.S. debut [...] The post International Smash Hit “DJEMBE! The Show”…

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Photo Flash: Get A First Look At FALSETTOS on Tour by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has a first look at FALSETTOS on tour Check out the photos of the tight-knit family below

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Film Review: 2019 Oscar-nominated Live Action Shorts — A Bunch of Downers by Gerald Peary

Shame on you, Academy, for such feeble, uninspired, downer picks. The post Film Review: 2019 Oscar-nominated Live Action Shorts — A Bunch of Downers appeared first on The Arts Fuse.

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Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of MCC's THE LIGHT by BroadwayWorld

The New York Premiere production of The Light, the first show at MCC Theater's new home, The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space 511 West 52nd Street, opened just last night, February 10.

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Nicki Minaj Joins Ariana Grande in Calling Out Grammys Producer: ‘I Was Bullied’ by Nate Nickolai

Nicki Minaj is speaking out against Grammys producer Ken Ehrlich just days after Ariana Grande called him out for statements regarding her not performing at this year’s Grammy Awards.…

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Joseph Sirola, Broadway Actor and Tony-Winning Producer, Dead at 89 by Adam Hetrick

Sirola made his Broadway debut as Christmas Morgan in The Unsinkable Molly Brown prior to his work as a Tony-winning Broadway producer.

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Brantley in Britain: How She Survives: Strategies for Women on London Stages by Ben Brantley

Cate Blanchett, Laura Linney and Katherine Parkinson are three heroines in search of elusive selves in plays by Martin Crimp, Rona Munro and Laura Wade.

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Valuing and Acknowledging Donations by Joe Patti

I recently attended a webinar conducted by John Taylor of John H. Taylor Consulting providing updates on IRS rules on acknowledging charitable giving. Neither Taylor nor I are lawyers and th…

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Odds & Ends: Ahmad Simmons to Play Ben Vereen on Fosse/Verdon & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Ahmad Simmons to Play Ben Vereen on Fosse/Verdon Another standout star has been added to the cast of Fos…

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Born to Be Mild: ‘My Very Own British Invasion’ by Matthew Wexler

Jerry Mitchell directs and choreographs a jukebox musical about the life of British pop star Peter Noone at Paper Mill Play House. The post Born to Be Mild: ‘My Very Own British Invasi…

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Diversionary Theatre's 'Hour of Great Mercy' finds a quiet grace amid tragedy in Alaska by James Hebert

And you thought global warming was enough of a worry: Near the start of Miranda Rose Hall’s big-hearted new play “The Hour of Great Mercy,” a folksy radio host named Roger has a meltdo…

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VIDEO: On This Day, February 11- Remembering Jan Maxwell by Alexa Criscitiello

Jan Maxwell, a five-time Tony Award nominee and two-time Drama Desk Award winner, was last seen on stage in City of Conversation at Lincoln Center, for which she wBas nominated for 2015 Dram…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Guest Star on BROOKLYN NINE-NINE by TV News Desk

Lin-Manuel Miranda will guest star on the NBC comedyBrooklyn Nine-Nine, according to Entertainment Weekly.

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Choose: Through This Door The World Is Getting Better. Through The Other Door… by Artsjournal

This may not feel like a particularly revolutionary time. But, if we look closely, we can see current economic, social, and political forces pulling us in two directions. One direction will …

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Why Instagram “Museums” Are Such Hollow Experiences by Artsjournal

Photography has long played a crucial role in how we shape the narrative of our lives. Milestones are documented, creating an archive that can be looked back on for years to come. But the va…

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Aquila Theatre's A Midsummer Night's Dream and Frankenstein Head Off-Broadway for 1 Weekend Only by Ryan McPhee

The touring troupe heads to A.R.T./New York Theatres to present the two classics in rep.

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Review: 'Ragtime' at Pasadena Playhouse proves it's a ripe time for this stunning revival by Charles McNulty

With a gorgeous staging and glorious singing, the musical based on the E.L. Doctorow novel captures the momentous turn of the 20th century — the song of a nation stepping toward its future.

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Pretty Woman’s Andy Karl to Perform at Valentine’s Day Wedding Event in Times Square by Adam Hetrick

Hundreds are expected to renew their vows on TDF’s classic Red Steps in Duffy Square.

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Disassembling the System: A Review of Pipeline at Victory Gardens by Amanda Finn

Dominique Morisseau returns to Chicago with an urgent new play that maps the direct route from education to incarceration for America's youth of color.

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Lifetime's American Princess, With Tony Nominee Rory O’Malley, Sets Premiere Date by Andrew Gans

The series featuring The Book of Mormon and Hamilton star will debut this June; O’Malley has also recently become full-time podcast host for the Geffen.

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Early Lerner & Loewe: The Day Before Spring by Sandi Durell

  By Ron Fassler   When it first opened on November 22, 1945, Lewis Nichols wrote in his New York Times review that The Day Before Spring was “a likable musical show in a good ma…

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9 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas by Sean L. McCarthy

Whether you want to dance early in the morning or watch stand-up comics vie for a bachelor, here are some events for you.

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The Day Before Spring: Early Lerner and Loewe, on Their Way by Steven Suskin

★★★ The York’s exhumation of an all-but-lost musical exhibits songwriters on the verge of greatness The post The Day Before Spring: Early Lerner and Loewe, on Their Way appeared firs…

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Broadway Grosses: Football Legend Tiki Barber Gives Kinky Boots a Box Office Boost by

Over the past couple weeks, audiences have been treated to a unique talent onstage at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, where New York Giants legend Tiki Barber has taken over as Don in Kinky …

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Matador by Arts Review

Inspired by a tale as old as time, re-told through the eyes of the Matador, this is a world premiere production featuring a fiery fusion of burlesque, dance and jaw-dropping circus acts at T…

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 2/10/19 by BroadwayWorld

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 2102019.

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Ahmad Simmons to Play Ben Vereen in FOSSE/VERDON by TV News Desk

Ahmad Simmons took to Instagram to announce the news that he will be playing legendary stage actor Ben Vereen in the FX limited series 'FosseVerdon.'

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 2/11 by Bww Special

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the …

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Josh Groban Locks In Tour Dates with Special Guests Jennifer Nettles and Chris Botti by BroadwayWorld

Music superstar and Broadway alum Josh Groban has released a new list of cities and dates for his Bridges tour. Find out below if he's headed to a city near you.

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Broadway Box Office Warms A Bit: Receipts For Week 37 Hit $28M by Greg Evans

Broadway had a slight rebound last week, warming up a tad from the previous week’s chilly winter numbers. In all, the 27 productions combined averaged a small 4% uptick, grossing $27,6…

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Why Scientists Are Rethinking The Whole Idea Of Animal Consciousness by Artsjournal

This idea that animals are conscious was long unpopular in the West, but it has lately found favor among scientists who study animal cognition. And not just the obvious cases—primates, dog…

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University Suspends Professor For Reading James Baldwin Aloud In Class by Artsjournal

Augsburg University in Minnesota suspended a professor for using the N-word during a class discussion about a James Baldwin book in which the word appeared — and for sharing essays on…

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The Bluegrass Song About Atonal Music That’s Gone Viral On YouTube by Artsjournal

“(Gimme some of that) Ol’ Atonal Music,” by the singer Merle Hazard, details in sunny and endearing tones a love of atonality, while explaining to newbies what that is (music that isn…

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Women are dominating hilariously raunchy comedy. Need more proof? See “BLKS.” by Nelson Pressley

The action-packed comedy at Woolly Mammoth follows young women through one wild and crazy night.

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Sets First Season Under New Leadership by American Theatre Editors

Hana S. Sharif's inaugural season as artistic director will include world premieres by Somi and Kirsten Greenidge, and 'Angels in America.'

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Jason Danieley to Present First-Ever Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway actor is also raising funds as a participant in the 2019 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon on March 17.

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People You Should Know . . . Judith Ingber by Zack Calhoon

Judith Ingber-Off-Broadway: The Seagull (New York Classical Theatre). Regional: Life Sucks world premiere (Theatre J), Yentl music and lyrics by Jill …

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Grosses Analysis: All Rise for Broadway's To Kill a Mockingbird by Ryan McPhee

The Aaron Sorkin-penned adaptation of the Harper Lee novel continues to sell out at the Shubert Theatre.

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Haim Mizrahi @ Janet Lehr Fine Arts by Barry Gordin

"The New in Dynamic Abstraction" An Opening Reception for HAIM MIZRAHI - will be held on Saturday Feb 16th, 2o19 from 6-8pm 68 Park Place, East Hampton, NY 11937 R.S.V.P.An evening to a…

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Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with Choir Boy Star Caleb Eberhardt

Caleb Eberhardt talks about making his Broadway debut in Choir Boy, working with Tarell Alvin McCraney on the piece, and creating his own music.

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 2/11

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS - read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for th…

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Review: ‘Grand Concourse’ at Prologue Theatre by Julia L. Exline

Prologue Theatre presents Grand Concourse, by Heidi Schreck. This show kicks off the inaugural season for Prologue, a new Arlington based non-profit professional Theatre company. Artistic Di…

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Cynthia Erivo and Heidi Blickenstaff to Perform at Gala Honoring Audra McDonald by BroadwayWorld

OnMarch 4, 2019Tony,Grammy and Emmy Award-winnerAudra McDonaldwill receive the2019 Stephen Sondheim Award, to be presented at a black-tie Gala Benefit at theEmbassy of Italy. The award, esta…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - February 11th by Alan Henry

With most ticket sales, purchasing decisions, and fan experiences happening online, a Broadway show's digital presence is more important than ever. In this feature, each week I'll analyze ou…

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Lucie Arnaz & Robert Klein Will Benefit The Actors Fund Tonight with Reunion Concert of THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG by BroadwayWorld

A 40th Anniversary reunion benefit concert of the 1979 hit Broadway production of They're Playing Our Song will be held on Monday, February 11th at 730 pm at the Music Box Theatre 239 West 4…

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LISTEN: THE GREAT COMET's Brittain Ashford Releases Single Featured in SHADOW GIRL by TV News Desk

Brittain Ashford took to Twitter to announce that her single, 'For the First Time' will be featured in the film 'Shadow Girl.' Listen to the single below

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Review: 'Ragtime' at Pasadena Playhouse proves it's a ripe time for this stunning revival by Charles McNulty

“Ragtime: The Musical,” based on E.L. Doctorow’s sweeping historical novel, swings for the narrative fences. The saga of three sets of characters at the turn of what would come to be k…

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Silicon Valley Tech Says It Wants To Save The World. The Reality May Be Quite Different by Artsjournal

At some tech companies, faith in the mission is encouraged to the point that it resembles religious belief. Employees are invited to see themselves as proselytizers for the transformation of…

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You’re Not Wrong: Pop Music Today Sounds Different – How Science Killed Sonic Nuance by Artsjournal

Our ears perceive loudness in an environment by reflexively noting the dynamic range — the difference between the softest and loudest sounds (in this case, the environment is the recordi…

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Cynthia Erivo, Heidi Blickenstaff, More Will Pay Tribute to Audra McDonald at 10th Stephen Sondheim Award Gala by Andrew Gans

The Broadway-bound McDonald will be celebrated at Signature Theatre’s benefit March 4.

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'A Doll’s House, Part 2' at Steppenwolf: A wife and mother has returned after 15 years. It's awkward. by Chris Jones

A bad marriage — I hear — can feel like a trap. Slamming the door on a lousy union can be cathartic. Even if you have no idea what awaits you on the other side. But here’s something to…

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Josh Groban Sets Itinerary for Summer Bridges Tour by Andrew Gans

The Tony nominee will be joined by Jennifer Nettles and Chris Botti in select cities.

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Come From Away celebrates its reopening at the Elgin Theatre by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

The cast had to adjust to the new space after nearly a year at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, while the Elgin was made cozier for audience members with fewer seats and a new back wall.

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Andy Mientus, Kathleen Turner, More Set for Netflix's Dolly Parton-Inspired Anthology Series by Ryan McPhee

Each episode of Heartstrings will be based on a song by the country legend.

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Review: ‘Working’ by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC by David Friscic

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC has presented a production of the musical Working that perfectly captures the individual and collective spirit that embodies the strength and dignity…

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WATCH: Jonathan Larson’s Rent Featured On ABC’s New Comedy Schooled by Ruthie Fierberg

In this exclusive clip from the February 13 episode, students at William Penn High belt out “What You Own.”

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VIDEO: Watch a First Look of Ron Howard's New Documentary PAVAROTTI by Stage Tube

Afirst lookat Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard's new documentary about the most beloved opera singer of all time,PAVAROTTIdebuted during the61st Grammy Awards.

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Opening Doors: A Review of A Doll’s House, Part 2 at Steppenwolf Theatre Company by Ben Kaye

Master of the theoretical dramatic exercise, playwright Lucas Hnath's latest takes on the legacy of Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House" and the institution of modern marriage.

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

About Time: Landmark Deal Gives Actors Profit Sharing On Work They Help Develop by Artsjournal

The deal, reached between Actors’ Equity, a union representing 51,000 performers and stage managers, and the Broadway League, a trade organization for producers, is a milestone, marking …

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Country Music, Politics, And The Problem When You Don’t Fit In by Artsjournal

 A few years ago there was an expectation that stars such as Sturgill Simpson and Margo Price might bring a new sound and sensibility to country music. Instead, they became their own subgen…

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Lucie Arnaz and Robert Klein Reunite on Broadway for They’re Playing Our Song by Adam Hetrick

The Actors Fund presents a 40th anniversary concert of the Marvin Hamlisch, Carole Bayer Sager, and Neil Simon musical February 11.

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The Great Comet's Brittain Ashford Releases Single for New Film Shadow Girl by Nathan Skethway

The upcoming film from writer-director Claudia Myers stars Oliva Thirlby, Alan Ritchson, and Jim Gaffigan.

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Review: Once at Olney Theatre Center, a love story that only comes around once by Missy Frederick

As a film, the tiny indie musical Once (shot over 17 days for a mere $150,000) was such an unlikely hit that it’s easy to be cynical over whether a big-budget Broadway adaptation could cap…

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Betty and The Belrays by Joel Benjamin

The creator of "Betty & The Belrays," now at the Theater for the New City, pretty much dares you to compare his well-meaning, but cartoony, new musical to Hairspray, a comparison in whi…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Guest Star on Brooklyn Nine-Nine by Dan Meyer

The Hamilton creator will appear as a rival with a strong connection to Melissa Fumero’s character, Amy.

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Off-Broadway Review: THE DANCE OF DEATH (Classic Stage Company) by Dmitry Zvonkov

DONE TO DEATH “I thought we might show more decorum by keeping our long miserable mistake to ourselves,” Alice tells Edgar after he expresses his intention to celebrate their silver wedd…

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To Kill a Mockingbird: Should You Read the Book Before You See the Broadway Play? by Ruthie Fierberg

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Stark Sands, and more from the cast of the new Broadway play weigh in.

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To Kill a Mockingbird: Should You Reread the Book Before You See the Broadway Play? by Ruthie Fierberg

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Stark Sands, and more from the cast of the new Broadway play weigh in.

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Laura Benanti Extends Run in My Fair Lady on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

This news is just loverly! Tony winner Laura Benanti is extending her engagement as Eliza Doolittle in Lincoln Center Theater's Tony-nominated revival of My Fair Lady. Originally an…

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Photo Flash: First Look at RUTHERFORD AND SON by BroadwayWorld

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, presents Caroline Steinbeis' major revival of Githa Sowerby's Rutherford and Son. Steinbeis directs Esh Alladi Richard, Laura Elphinst…

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Diana Vishneva's CONTEXT Festival Comes To London For One Night Only by BroadwayWorld

Having taken Moscow and Saint Petersburg by storm Diana Vishneva's CONTEXT Festival starts its international tour in London in spring 2019. The audience will have a unique and extremely rare…

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‘Audiences still come to listen’: Let’s make sure plays remain audible by Susan Elkin

I’ve seen several plays recently (no names no pack drill) in which I have missed an occasional line. There is nothing, I repeat nothing, wrong with my hearing.

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Watch the First Trailer for Pavarotti Documentary by Dan Meyer

The film, debuting June 7 in movie theatres, take a look at the life and artistry of the late operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti.

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Off-Broadway Space, Davenport Theatre, Closes Its Doors for Good by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has learned that the Davenport Theatre 354 W 45th St. has closed to doors for good. Davenport Theatrical Enterprises acquired the Davenport Theatre in 2014, converting a fireho…

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Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Paper Mill's MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION by BroadwayWorld

Paper Mill Playhouse's world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Eliceis now on stafe. My Very Own British Invasion will continue through Sunday, Mar…

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VIDEO: Get A First Look At The German Cast of ANASTASIA Singing 'In A Crowd of Thousands' by BroadwayWorld

In the video below, watch asJudith Caspari Anya Milan van Waardenburg Dimitri sing 'In A Crowd Of Thousands' from the upcoming Germany debut of ANASTASIA

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Laura Benanti Extends Run in MY FAIR LADY Through July! by BroadwayWorld

Broadway has grown accustomed to her face, and we just can't get enough.Lincoln Center Theater under the direction of Andre Bishop has announced that Laura Benanti, who recently garnered rav…

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Joan Acocella: How New York City Ballet Was Brought Down To Earth (An Epic And Chilling Account) by Artsjournal

“People trying to assess Peter Martins’s career should keep in mind that, in the history of ballet, he had what was probably the worst case, ever, of big shoes to fill. Balanchine wa…

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How Today’s Journalism Looks Remarkably Like That Of Yesteryear by Artsjournal

If you explained Twitter, the blogosphere, and newsy partisan outlets like Daily Kos or National Review to the Founding Fathers, they’d recognize them instantly. A resurrected Franklin w…

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Go Inside Abingdon Theatre Company's One-Night-Only Concert of Tonya & Nancy: The Rock Opera by Nathan Skethway

Becca Kotte and Sara Jean Ford star in the musical retelling of the 1994 Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan scandal, presented in concert February 4.

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Review: BLKS, poet Aziza Barnes’ breakout play, is cracking them up at Woolly by Kate Colwell

BLKS at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company starts and ends with a scream, for reasons you cannot guess. Despite unexpected turns in the plot, you can count on BLKS to consistently provide a fron…

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Rubicon’s “Heisenberg” Delivers With Life-Affirming, Intimate Drama by Cary Ginell

As Simon Stephens’ 2015 play Heisenberg opens, a 75-year-old Irish butcher named Alex Priest is sitting in a London Underground station, listening to music on his iPhone. Without warning…

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Hana S. Sharif’s Inaugural Season at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Features Angels in America, The Lifespan of a Fact by Ryan McPhee

The 2019–2020 lineup from the new artistic director begins September 4 with Tony Kushner’s two-part epic.

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Production news round-up: Lynn Nottage’s Sweat announces West End transfer and Jodie Prenger to star in A Taste of Honey tour by Giverny Masso

Musicals Michael Ball and Alfie Boe will both return to Les Miserables in the West End later this year for a concert

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Bookfilter’s February Pick of the Month by Michael Giltz

Every month, BookFilter selects the best new theater book, exclusively for Broadway Direct readers. Sounds Like Titanic: A Memoir By Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman $25.95, W.W. Norton Jessica C…

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Westminster Dog Show by Barry Gordin

The dogs take over Madison Square Garden for two nights. February 11, 2019: On Monday evening competition at the143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show moved from Pier 92 & Pier 94, w…

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Laura Benanti Extends Run in Broadway’s My Fair Lady by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-winning star will continue to play Eliza Doolittle in the Lincoln Center Theater revival into the summer.

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Pay dispute over Maidstone panto that collapsed ‘due to bad weather’ by Giverny Masso

Cast members, workers and suppliers involved with a collapsed pantomime in Kent claim they have been left tens of thousands of pounds

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Hadestown Announces Complete Cast by Mark A. Robinson

As rehearsals commence today for the eagerly anticipated Broadway berth of Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown, producers Mara Isaacs, Dale Franzen, Hunter Arnold, and Tom Kirdahy have announc…

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with KEITH? A COMEDY by BroadwayWorld

Arcola Theatre presentsthe world premiere of Keith A Comedy. Oscar Pearce directs Mark Jax Morgan, Natalie Klamar Roxy, Joseph Milson Keith, Aki Omoshaybi Mohammed, Sara Powell Veena and Liz…

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Hadestown Completes Casting for Broadway Premiere by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is set for the Broadway premiere of singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell's acclaimed musical Hadestown. The previously announced main-stem staging, arriving direct from a c…

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Dear Evan Hansen Sets Dates for West End Transfer to the Noël Coward Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Mark your calendar! The Tony-winning hit musical Dear Evan Hansen has announced start dates for its highly anticipated West End production. The beloved show will begin previews at the previo…

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Ben Platt Announces Cities & Dates for North American Tour by Andy Lefkowitz

Ben Platt is taking his act on the road. The Tony-winning original star of Dear Evan Hansen has announced the schedule for his upcoming North American concert tour, presented in conjunction …

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See Carmen Cusack and the Stars of Call Me Madam at Encores! Take Their Closing Night Bows by Caitlin Moynihan

Carmen Cusack was the hostess with the mostes' as she played Ambassador Sally Adams in New York City Center Encores production of Call Me Madam. The Tony-winning musical also featured To…

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Katherine Parkinson on Playing a 1950s-Obsessed Housewife in the West End's Home, I’m Darling by Matt Wolf

A beloved name on British TV thanks to shows like The IT Crowd, Doc Martin and Humans, Katherine Parkinson makes regular, always-welcome appearances on stage and can currently be found playi…

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Horrible Histories Will Return to the West End's Apollo Theatre with Barmy Britain—Part Four! by

Birmingham Stage Company has announced a summer 2019 production of Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain—Part Four! at the Apollo Theatre, marking the hit comedy's eighth year in the W…

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RSC’s head of scenic resources Becky Cubitt: ‘We play Tetris with large bits of scenery’ by Fergus Morgan

The scenic resources department at the RSC has to realise a director’s vision on time, intact and on budget. Its head, Becky

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Text of the Day: Binkie offers an actor a lift by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on

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12 Printable Broadway Valentine’s Day Cards to Help You Pledge Your Love by Talaura Harms

With messages spoofing theatre from Harry Potter to Be More Chill, print and send these love notes to that one singular sensation.

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

How The Grinch Stole Christmas UK Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Book now for Dr Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas UK Tour. This new musical opens in Wimbledon in Novemebr 2019. This post How The Grinch Stole Christmas UK Tour fi…

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Review: ‘NEA Jazz Master Archie Shepp’s All-Star Tribute to John Coltrane’ at the Kennedy Center by Michele Simms-Burton

Moments in jazz performances punctuate the annals of jazz history. There are some performances that you wished you had attended because they will be talked about for years. “Archie Shepp…

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Full Cast Announced for HADESTOWN on Broadway; Rehearsals Begin Today! by BroadwayWorld

Today, producersMara Isaacs,Dale Franzen,Hunter Arnold, andTom Kirdahyannounced complete casting forHadestown, the new musical by celebrated singer-songwriterAnais Mitchell, developed with i…

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Photo Coverage: Inside the Closing Night Party For Encores! CALL ME MADAM by Walter McBride

For the second time in Encores history-and to honor City Center's 75th Anniversary Season-the series revived one of its own revivals. A highlight of the second season of Encores 1995 and fea…

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Up on the Marquee: TOOTSIE Arrives on Broadway! by Walter McBride

The box office for the new Broadway musical, Tootsie, is now open at the Marquis Theatre 210 West 46th Street.TOOTSIE begins preview performances on Friday, March 29th and officially opens o…

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What's Playing on Broadway: February 11-17, 2019 by Bww Special

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for February 11-17, 2019.

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BE MORE CHILL Begins This Week, Rush Tickets Daily by BroadwayWorld

Be More Chillarrives on Broadway this week.Performances start at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre 149 West 45th Street this Wednesday, February 13 at 8PM.

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BWW Interview: 6 Questions with FALSETTOS' Nick Adams by Kristen Hirsch Montag

Experienced actor Nick Adams takes on the role of Whizzer in FALSETTOS, a national tour of the 2016 Lincoln Center revival of this Tony-awarded show that originally debuted in 1992. Here, he…

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Photo Coverage: MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION Celebrates Opening Night at Paper Mill Playhouse by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice. The show officially opened last night, and BroadwayWorld was there…

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Up on the Marquee: KING LEAR, Starring Glenda Jackson by Walter McBride

This season's new Broadway production of William Shakespeare's King Lear, starring two-time Academy Award winner, two-time Emmy Award winner, and 2018 Tony Award winner Glenda Jackson in the…

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Why Stephanie J. Block (Accidentally) Ignored Emails From Cher by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth learns how The Cher Show’s Block first emailed with the icon, what Micaela Diamond thought when she tried on Cher’s clothes—plu…

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As A Ring Is Busted, Counting The Ruinous Damage Of Years Of Fake ‘Authentic’ Native Art by Artsjournal2

Several businesses were involved in purchasing jewelry from the Philippines and selling it as “genuine” Native American art – scams worth $12 million, with 300 shipments fr…

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Criminalizing Drill Rappers For Performing Their Work Is Dangerous by Artsjournal

“As a letter signed this week by human rights organisations, lawyers, academics and musicians argues, criminalising artists in this way is both unjust and ineffective. It is unjust b…

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10 things you didn’t know about Danny Dyer by Eleni Cashell

You know him as a cheeky cockney chappy, a pub owner in the EastEnd(ers), for being a Love Island winner’s dad and for basically being an absolute legend.But with Pinter Seven now up and r…

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Book Review: “Madonna in a Fur Coat” — Sabahattin Ali’s Extensive Epitaph by Vincent Czyz

It’s worth pointing out that Sabahattin Ali has deliberately reversed traditional gender roles in Madonna in a Fur Coat. The post Book Review: “Madonna in a Fur Coat” — S…

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Samuel French Announces Winners of ’Razzle Dazzle Competition’ for Chicago: High School Edition by Adam Hetrick

Ten high schools across the U.S. will receive royalty-free licenses to perform the long-running Kander and Ebb musical.

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God Shows Up by Darryl Reilly

Filichia has had a long and storied career as a theater critic and author of several books on the topic. His having witnessed a multitude of productions, this immersion informs "God Shows Up…

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Abingdon Presents Estelle Parsons in The Prompter February 11 by Andrew Gans

The evening is held at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.

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NBC Entertainment Receives Educational Theatre Association’s 2018 Standing Ovation Award by Ryan McPhee

The award honors corporations or organizations that contribute to EdTA’s mission to enhance and foster theatre education efforts in schools across the country.

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Christian Dante White Offers an Epic Look Behind-the-Scenes at Broadway's My Fair Lady Revival

Christian Dante White brings you backstage to get know the company of Broadway's My Fair Lady.

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Th’ Importance of Bein’ Earnest review at Drayton Arms, London – ‘a clever concept’ by Paul Vale

Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest is both an impeccably crafted comedy of manners and a satirical commentary on the mores

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Ben Platt Announces Cities and Dates for Sing to Me Instead Concert Tour by Ruthie Fierberg

The Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner will hit New York, Boston, Austin, and more.

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Off-Broadway’s Davenport Theatre Closes Its Doors by Andrew Gans

Tony-winning producer Ken Davenport had leased the theatre since 2014.

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Tevye and Co. Long Before Broadway by Mari S. Gold

Before we thrilled to FIDDLER ON THE ROOF there was Sholem Aleichem, the most beloved Jewish writer of the modern age who produced short stories, plays, literary criticism and more. TEVYE SE…

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Podcast Episode 177 – A Tony Award-Winning Broadway Producer Who Also Trains Broadway Producers. Tom Viertel has produced some of the biggest hits that Broadway has seen, including The Producers, Hairspray and more.…

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Stranger in a Familiar Land: A Review of The Father at Remy Bumppo Theatre Company by Amanda Finn

Florian Zeller's award-winning 2012 play gets its moving local premiere at Remy Bumppo.

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Podcast Episode 177 – A Tony Award-Winning Broadway Producer Who Also Trains Broadway Producers.

Tom Viertel has produced some of the biggest hits that Broadway has seen, including The Producers, Hairspray and more.    But what I love about his trajectory is that he got his start p…

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‘Quality-filled night out that keeps audiences coming back for more’: THE BODYGUARD – Touring ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Offering the right balance of romance, suspense, dance, humour and music, the award-winning musical The Bodyguard gives audiences everything they want wrapped up in a quality-filled ‘nigh…

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Phylicia Rashad is part of 'new dawn' at August Wilson Cultural Center by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Downtown venue unveils its gala plans, which include the actress who has starred in several American Century Cycle plays.

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Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway to Perform at Sony Hall by Adam Hetrick

Broadway With the Callaways will feature songs from Funny Girl, Cats, West Side Story, Wicked, and more.

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Full Cast Announced for Broadway’s Hadestown by Ryan McPhee

Performances begin March 22 at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

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Broadway on TV: Daniel Radcliffe, Josh Groban & More for Week of February 11, 2019 by TV News Desk

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of February 11, 2019

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Photo Coverage: CALL ME MADAM Takes Closing Night Bows by Walter McBride

For the second time in Encores history-and to honor City Center's 75th Anniversary Season-the series revived one of its own revivals. A highlight of the second season of Encores 1995 and fea…

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Ben Platt Announces North American Tour by TV News Desk

Grammy, TONY, and Emmy Award-winning artist Ben Platt today announces details of his highly anticipated North American headline tour, set to kick off May 3rd at Chicago Theatre in Chicago, I…

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Up On The Marquee: GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS by Walter McBride

Gary A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, the new comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist and MacArthur Fellow Taylor Mac, stars three-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane and two-time Tony Award winner An…

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Women Have A Few Things To Say About Disgraced Dudes Rejoining Hollywood by Artsjournal2

Some things have changed, says actor Alyssa Milano. “I used to joke that whenever there was an animal on set there would be someone from the Humane Society [there] … but women ar…

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Amazon, Privacy, And Kids At School by Artsjournal2

Hm. The company has announced some recent “initiatives” and training courses for kids. “These programs aren’t just charity of course: They stood to serve Amazon itsel…

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‘Hadestown’ announces full cast by Caitlin Huston

“Hadestown” has announced casting for the three Fates and the rest of the ensemble. Starring alongside the previously announced Reeve Carney, André De Shields, Amber Gray, E…

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The Expert Pianist Mentioned At The Grammys by Artsjournal2

When Alicia Keys sat between two pianos and started to play, she gave a brief shout-out to Hazel Scott. But who was Hazel Scott? “An expert pianist who made a career out of the maneuve…

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Let’s Just Sum Up The Publishing Scandals Of February by Artsjournal2

Holy hell. Quick recap: “We got a Talented Mr. Grifter story about a best-selling novelist, a plagiarism scandal involving the former editor of the biggest and most reputable paper i…

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Visual Arts Review: “Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico” — Casting a Coolly Warm Eye on Life and Death by Robert Israel

In Garciela Iturbide’s photographs, the living and the dying are often joined at the (exposed) skeletal hip. The post Visual Arts Review: “Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico” —…

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Un ballo in maschera at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff — confused production, coherent music

Verdi’s opera is played and sung more impressively than it is staged

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Karl V at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich is both lavish and dull

Carlus Padrissa’s production of Krenek’s opera is devoid of drama, though it has musical strengths

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Review: John Cameron Mitchell’s Origin of Love Tour by John Bavoso

They say you should never meet your heroes, but what about crowd-surfing them? That was what I was thinking the night of February 8, as I helped keep John Cameron Mitchell aloft as he made h…

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Larry Kramer, Lucy Thurber, Terrence McNally, More Featured in Beyond Stonewall: Vital Voices in American Playwriting February 11 by Andrew Gans

Tom Kirdahy hosts the Skirball Talks event, which also features playwright Matthew Lopez.

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Go Inside Opening Night of The Light Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The New York premiere of Loy A. Webb’s play, starring McKinley Belcher III and Mandi Masden, opened February 10 at MCC Theater.

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Noh and Kyogen theatre, Philharmonie, Paris — leaning into the unknown

These authentically staged dramas were a fascinating insight into Japanese theatre for western audiences

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Theatre Review: ’12 Incompetent Jurors’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse by Susan Brall

“12 Incompetent Jurors” by Ian McWethy, directed by Ilene Chalmers and produced by Maureen Rogers is now in session at Laurel Mill Playhouse on Main Street in Historical Laurel, …

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Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof Begins Performances at Off-Broadway’s Stage 42 February 11 by Ruthie Fierberg

The production directed by Joel Grey from the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene transitions to a commercial run.

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‘A first-rate piece of children’s theatre’: ICARUS – Unicorn Theatre by Shanine Salmon

A first-rate piece of children’s theatre, this retelling of the familiar myth Icarus (by playwright Katrin Lange, directed by Cressida Brown) challenges a young audience to reflect on whet…

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Ethan Mechare: ‘Life as a Naked House Cleaner is my first one-man show – I find it exhilarating’ by Giverny Masso

After moving from Los Angeles to London in 2011, presenter and actor Ethan Mechare began a new career as a naked house

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Read Reviews for Loy A. Webb’s The Light Off-Broadway by Andrew Gans

The MCC Theater production, directed by Logan Vaughn, inaugurates the company's new midtown space.

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Podcast: BroadwayRadio's 'Tell Me More' Chats with Lindsay Nicole Chambers from CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL by Broadwayradio

On this episode of BroadwayRadio's Tell Me More, Matt Tamanini speaks withLindsay Nicole Chambers,who is currently in rehearsal for the upcoming Off-Broadway premiere of Chick Flick the Musi…

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- YOU'R E A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Cast Reunites! by Little Known Facts W/ Ilana Levine

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, …

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BWW Review: Victoria Clark Directs Conor McPherson's Adaptation of August Strindberg's THE DANCE OF DEATH by Michael Dale

'You take a mackerel, grill it, drizzle a little lemon on it, serve it up with a huge glass of white zinfandel, and one doesn't feel quite like blowing one's brains out anymore, does one' ob…

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, February 11, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Can A Dallas Museum Initiate A Thaw With Russia? by Artsjournal2

It’s worth a try. “It’s been nearly a decade since Russian state museums last loaned works from their vast and magnificent collections to U.S. institutions. For example, no…

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How Reading Creates Time by Artsjournal2

Reading doesn’t quite go with our everyday understanding of time. “It’s incommensurate but parallel: books unspool their own chronology of plot, intersecting our own lives, but…

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Origami Ballet Costumes by Artsjournal2

Need we say any more? (We will: They’re real. The photographer: “There’s a wave of change that is happening in the dance world and it was important to me to push it forward…

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The Boston Symphony Orchestra Wins Its Third Grammy In Four Years by Artsjournal2

It’s a Shostakovich three-peat for the orchestra and its conductor, Andris Nelsons. Nelsons: “I don’t even know what to say. … I’m very happy, and honored, but mostly I…

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Dear Festival Diary by Jimmy Waltman

A daily chronicle of the 2018 International Thespian Festival The post Dear Festival Diary appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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UK's Top Emerging Theatre Companies Festival Announces 2019 Line-up by BroadwayWorld

A Younger Theatre and New Diorama Theatre are today delighted to announce the lineup for Incoming Festival 2019. As previously announced the festival will be presented simultaneously in Lond…

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The Challenges of Challenging Work with Emily K. Harrison of square products theatre by Jeffrey Mosser

By Jeffrey Mosser. “Put people in the room that you can agree to disagree with.” —Emily K. Harrison 

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Review: The Dance of Death at by Elyse Sommer

Strindberg's warring couple newly evisioned by Conor McPherson, stylishly staged and performed. .

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Review: Mies Julie at by Simon Saltzman

excellent text, eminently reflective of its characters

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Marissa Wolf: Close Listener by American Theatre Editors

Returning to the West Coast, the new-work-focused director takes on Portland and its possibilities.

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‘A deliciously dark gem of a show’: THE ANIMALS & CHILDREN TOOK TO THE STREETS – Manchester & Lyric Hammersmith ★★★★★ by Kristy Stott

1927’s The Animals & Children Took to the Streets is a deliciously dark gem of a show. With a running time of just 70 minutes, you might assume that the action would be rushed. Instea…

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Prime Cut Productions Announce Further Details For REMOVED by BroadwayWorld

Prime Cut Productions has announced further details for Removed, a brand new play inspired by interviews with young people growing up in care in Northern Ireland, created in collaboration wi…

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BWW Review: THE WINTER'S TALE, National Theatre by Gary Naylor

A wonderful version of The Winter's Tale that is made for young people but has plenty to say to those of us as old as Leontes and Polixenes.

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BWW Interview: Helena Morais Talks CACOPHONY Transfer by Rona Kelly

Helena Morais explains why people need to see this production right now, and shares just what being part of the Young Company has meant to her 'It's not enough to just be in a certain space …

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Poll: Did the audience member’s reaction to Hayley Tamaddon’s character go too far? by The Stage

Actor Hayley Tamaddon recently spoke out about her experience of an audience member shouting “fuck you” at her character during a performance

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BWW's On This Day - February 11, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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‘Be More Chill’ changes general managers ahead of Broadway previews by Caitlin Huston

Lisa Dozier King has taken over as the general manager of “Be More Chill” as the show prepares for its first Broadway preview on Wednesday.  Dozier King, who was the general manager for…

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Journalism Isn’t Dying by Artsjournal2

Yes, some newspapers are. But the myth of objectivity is – and journalism, at least in the U.S., is returning to its roots. – Wired

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The Last Major Awards Before The Oscars Split ‘Roma’ And ‘The Favourite’ by Artsjournal2

The BAFTAs in London happen “just two days before voting begins for the Oscars, are often considered a bellwether for the Academy Awards. The Favourite has been nominated for 10 Acade…

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Tuba Players Can Get Awfully Lonely In Their School Bands, Which Is Why Youth Symphonies Are So Important by Artsjournal2

Well, that’s one reason, anyway. “Having a buddy relieves some of the solo tuba pressure. Plus, it’s fun to have someone to learn from and decompress with.” – Chica…

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Apparently, The TV Show ‘Parks & Rec’ Killed Valentine’s Day by Artsjournal2

But don’t worry, capitalism was saved by the show’s “Galentine’s Day,” which has now become a very real thing. – The Wall Street Journal

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The Editor Behind Scorsese’s Classic Movies by Artsjournal2

Thelma Schoonmaker is an editor – perhaps the editor, in this case. She’s won three Oscars, and she just received an honor at the BAFTAs. Though she’s happy about the push …

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The Capsizing of Leslie Nielsen by Trav S.D.

Prior to 1980 no one would ever have dreamt that Leslie Nielsen (1926-2010) might some day be a touchstone for a rumination about the nature of comedy, but then that’s the entire point…

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The Hidden Ones – Explosive, Emotive, Immersive Theater by Admin

If you want to see theater that will leave you indelibly changed, dive into the immersive theatrical experience of The Hidden Ones. This 90-minute, limited dialogue show, interactive piece i…

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REVIEW: The Good Person of Szechwan, Barbican Centre London ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Yury Butusov’s production of Brecht’s The Good Person of Szechwan at London’s Barbican Theatre This post REVIEW: The Good Person of Szechwan, Barbica…

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Cassidy Janson, Oliver Tompsett & Jordan Luke Gage are just three of the stars to be cast in the new West End musical & Juliet

It’s going to be a Shakespeare-style tale with a twist featuring Max Martin tunes and there are now a stream of West End stars lining up alongside Miriam-Teak Lee (in the title role) for n…

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Photo Flash: First Look at AKHNATAN At London Coliseum by BroadwayWorld

Philip Glass's Akhnaten at ENO London Coliseum 11 Feb - 07 Mar 2019.

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Off Broadway Week: 34 Shows at Half Price by New York Theater

Off-Broadway Week starts today, offering two tickets for the price of one to 34 shows playing Off-Broadway, through February 24th. The shows range from musicals that have been running for de…

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Rattled’s Rachel Harper: “We exclusively hire female-identifying creatives” by Halima Hassan

Halima Hassan talks to woman of many talents, Rachel Harper about her new play, Rattled which discusses, among other things, postnatal mental health. Boundary pushing plays exploring taboo s…

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‘Finishing on an undisputed high’: PINTER SEVEN – West End ★★★★ by Anne Cox

Pinter at the Pinter reaches its climax with Pinter Seven featuring an enigmatic and occasionally baffling radio play, A Slight Ache, and a real highlight in an already remarkable season, Th…

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Horrible Histories’ Barmy Britain is coming back to the West End by Robin Johnson

The Horrible Histories stage show has announced it will return this summer for an eighth West End year with Barmy Britain - Part Four. The post Horrible Histories’ Barmy Britain is com…

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Tickets Are Now On Sale For SWEAT in the West End by BroadwayWorld

The Pulitzer Prize-winning play SWEAT by Lynn Nottage is transferring to the West End's Gielgud Theatre from 7 June to 20 July, following a sold-out run at the Donmar Warehouse.Book tickets …

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THE LIGHT - Talkin' Broadway's Review by David Hurst

MCC Theater has much to celebrate in The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space, its gorgeous new theatre center in Hell's Kitchen located at 511 West 52nd Street between 10th and 11th Avenues.

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Edinburgh Playhouse workers win tribunal against ATG over pay by Giverny Masso

Staff at the Edinburgh Playhouse have won a long-running dispute with the Ambassador Theatre Group over annual pay rises, after a tribunal

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Director Trevor Nunn: ‘Being derogatory about other people’s work is very ill-advised’ by Tim Bano

As the veteran director returns with the London premiere of lost Harley Granville Barker play Agnes Colander, he tells Tim Bano why

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Lyn Gardner: Exploitation at Edinburgh Fringe is not just artists – it’s venue workers too by Lyn Gardner

Regular readers know that I love the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Going to Edinburgh feels like restocking the larder. I come away having

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Chrissy Teigen jokes about why John Legend missed Grammys by Usa Today, Rasha Ali, Usa Today

The 40-year-old artist became the first black man to achieve EGOT status when he won an Emmy in 2018.        

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Adele, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry Hit the Dance Floor at Mark Ronson’s Grammys After-Party by Shirley Halperin

It wasn’t Soho House, the Polo Lounge or the Four Seasons that Mark Ronson chose for his post-Grammy “Club Heartbreak” celebration with some of the biggest stars in music. …

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The Grammys Had A Surprise Special Guest by Artsjournal2

Surprise! “Those expecting a ho-hum Grammys night were surely jolted awake on Sunday when, just minutes into the show, Michelle Obama walked onto the stage hand-in-hand with Lady Gaga,…

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Book Tickets Now For New West End Musical & JULIET by BroadwayWorld

amp Juliet is the irreverent and fun-loving new West End musical that asks what if Juliet's famous ending was really just her beginning What if she decided to choose her own fate amp Juliet,…

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Punchdrunk plans relocation to Greenwich creative district by Giverny Masso

Punchdrunk Theatre Company has announced plans to move from its current home in Tottenham, north London, to new premises in Greenwich. The

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REVIEW: Avenue Q, New Wimbledon Theatre, UK Tour ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Douglas Mayo reviews the 2019 UK tour of Avenue Q at the New Wimbledon Theatre. This post REVIEW: Avenue Q, New Wimbledon Theatre, UK Tour ✭✭✭✭✭ first appeared on B…

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Planes, Twains, and Safety-belt Spiels: An Interview with Eliza Bent by Jerry Lieblich

Being on a plane you're just constantly being confronted with your own mortality.  Or at least I am.

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Dancing in the street: could choreographers build better cities? by Lyndsey Winship

A new project is looking at how choreography can improve urban engineering, but there has long been a profound relationship between cities and danceIn the crowded conventillos (shared teneme…

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C Venues loses home amid row over Edinburgh Fringe working conditions by Thom Dibdin

Edinburgh Fringe venue operator C Venues has had the tenancy of its main site on Chambers Street revoked by the building’s owner,

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Bradley Cooper thanks girlfriend at BAFTAs: 'I also need to thank Irina for putting up with me' by Usa Today, Rasha Ali, Usa Today

The "Star Is Born" actor/director made a point thank girlfriend Irina Shayk "for putting up with me while I was trying to make music in our basement for a year."     …

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Review: Greyscale, VAULT Festival by Alannah Jones

Review: Greyscale, VAULT Festival5.0Overall ScoreOf all the men accused during the #MeToo movement, Aziz Ansari saddened me the most. I had been a fan of his work, especially the freshness a…

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Accessibility and its discontents by Terry Teachout

I went to see a play in Rhode Island last Monday. I’d planned to bring Mrs. T with me, but she was under the weather when the time came to hit the road, so I ended up going by myself, leav…

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Just because: Sir Thomas Beecham is interviewed by Peter Brook by Terry Teachout

Sir Thomas Beecham is interviewed by Peter Brook on the BBC. This interview was filmed in London on October 30, 1958:  (This is the latest in a series of arts- and history-related video…

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Almanac: Michael Powell on great actors and humor by Terry Teachout

“A great actor is a conscious humorist. A show-off. He must have a taste for the bizarre, the unusual. He must savor the abnormal, else how can he portray the normal?” Michael Powell,…

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‘Funny, clever & moving’: THE CULT OF K*NZO – Touring by Laura Kressly

Cosmopolitan’s current most-read article is a feature on a $35 maternity dress worn by Megan Markle. This is, as explored in performance artist Paula Varjack’s latest work, an example of…

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

No Sleep Till Brexit by Sammy Metcalfe

Sleepwalk Collective's Sammy Metcalfe writes on the impact of Brexit on the company, and why they're throwing a festival of work in Spain. The post No Sleep Till Brexit appeared first on Ex…

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Flight Paths review at Stratford Circus, London – ‘ambitious new circus show’ by Rosemary Waugh

In medieval Japan, troupes of blind women known as ‘the goze’ would travel across the land earning a living by telling stories

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HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Comes to the UK on Tour by BroadwayWorld

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas The Musical - the record-setting New York Christmas sensation - is to play a UK Tour in 2019, ahead of a Christmas season at The Lowry. Featuring th…

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Masters Of Contemporary Circus To Headline The Underbelly Festival Southbank With A SIMPLE SPACE by BroadwayWorld

Feel the heat, hear every breath, and be immersed in every moment. This is the enticing invitation issued to UK audiences by highly acclaimed Australian circus company, Gravity amp Other Myt…

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Cast Announced For UK Tour Of Jon Brittain's Olivier Award-winning ROTTERDAM by BroadwayWorld

Casting has been announced for the exciting tour of Jon Brittain's Olivier award-winning production Rotterdam. Trans non-binary actor Lucy Jane Parkinson Multi award-winning Joan, internatio…

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Photo Coverage: MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION Takes Opening Night Bows by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice. The show officially opened last night, and BroadwayWorld was there…

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Wake Up With BWW 2/11: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Begins Off-Broadway, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Welcome to a new week full of Broadway goodness Catch up on the latest news below

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VIDEO: The West End Cast Talk WAITRESS Ahead of Previews! by BroadwayWorld TV

Previews for Waitress West End have begun at the Adelphi Theatre in London's West End, and audiences seem to love what the show is serving. We spoke to some of the cast just before their fir…

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Obituary: Albert Finney – scintillating stage actor who went on to enjoy a varied screen career by Michael Quinn

Time and talent thrust Albert Finney into the vanguard of a new generation of British actors on stage and screen. Drawn from

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Random review at Leeds Playhouse – ‘superbly performed’ by John Murphy

7.37am. An alarm clock blares, a family stirs. It’s the start of another day, in which children complain about their burnt porridge

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Review: The Good Person of Szechwan at Barbican by Duska Radosavljevic

The limits of goodness: Duska Radosavljevic writes on a staging of Brecht by Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre. The post Review: The Good Person of Szechwan at Barbican appeared first on Exeunt M…

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WATCH: Brian Conley talks 9 To 5 & being mistaken for Bradley Walsh on the Lorraine show

From tattoos to celebrity lookalikes, Love Island to treading the boards, Brian Conley chatted to Lorraine Kelly about all sorts when he popped by the studio to promote 9 TO 5! Watch the ful…

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Billy Halop: Wasn’t Confined to His “Dead End” Job by Trav S.D.

Billy Halop (1920-1976) was one of the original Dead End Kids, and a member who had one of the strongest individual careers outside the franchise. Halop’s career began as early as 1933…

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GALLERY: Take a look inside the rehearsal room for Two’s Company’s revival of relationship comedy, Bodies by Featured Content

Markers, tea and possibly a cracking clue about the design of the show - that, and more, is what we discover by looking at these rehearsal images for Two's Company's revival of James Saunder…

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Miles Jupp: my double life as Mr Banks from Mary Poppins by Miles Jupp

Having been repeatedly told that he looks like David Tomlinson, Miles Jupp now finds himself playing the mildly aristocratic character actorThere is something unnerving about feeling that so…

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Birmingham Stage Company's HORRIBLE HISTORIES: BARMY BRITAIN – PART FOUR! Returns To The West End This Summer by BroadwayWorld

Birmingham Stage Company today announces the return of Horrible Histories Barmy Britain - Part Four to the Apollo Theatre marking Horrible Histories' eighth year in the West End. Barmy Four …

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Quincy Jones Will Perform Off The Wall, Thriller, and Bad at The O2, London by BroadwayWorld

For the first time EVER, Quincy Jones will present the world-changing albums he created with Michael Jackson 'Off The Wall', 'Thriller', and 'Bad', LIVE IN CONCERT. This one-off show at The …

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical to tour UK in 2019 by Georgia Snow

A stage musical based on the Dr Seuss story How the Grinch Stole Christmas! will tour the UK for the first time

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NEWS: Michel Legrand’s musical Armour receives its UK professional premiere at the Charing Cross Theatre by Press Releases

The UK professional premiere of five-time Tony-nominated musical Amour, with music by multi-award-winning composer Michel Legrand, will be presented by Danielle Tarento at London’s Charing…

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Podcasts — Conviction’s portrait of the US justice system breathes new life into true crime

The new series from Gimlet Media, the network newly acquired by Spotify, follows a private investigator’s quest to exonerate a young man from the Bronx

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Want to be the next Rita Ora or Keeley Hawes? Start where they did at Sylvia Young Theatre School by Promoted Content

Question: what do Billie Piper, Keeley Hawes, Nicholas Hoult and Rita Ora all have in common? Answer: they all attended Sylvia Young

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Heidi Schreck Takes the Constitution to Broadway by Michael Schulman

Michael Schulman on the playwright’s combination of memoir and civics lesson in a show for the Trump era.

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Big Up! review at Unity Theatre, Liverpool – ‘a captivating live theatre experience’ by Catherine Jones

Three years ago, Theatre-Rites and 20 Stories High collaborated on the raw and refreshingly original Broke ‘N’ Beat Collective. Big Up! –

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Theatre Software Company Spektrix Raises $6.5 Million From Foresight VCTs by BroadwayWorld

The UK's leading cloud software maker for the arts - which recently signed Europe's biggest arts venue - will use the capital infusion to accelerate product development and increase the pace…

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The Feingold Column: The Dramas of (and in) Books by Michael Feingold

As the Drama Book Shop staves off its final curtain, a consideration of the magnetism books—and their permanence—hold for theater people The post The Feingold Column: The Dramas of (and…

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‘A compelling, atmospheric take on Stoker’s classic’: DRACULA – London Library ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Creation Theatre’s Dracula is a compelling, atmospheric take on Stoker’s classic. While it’s the first play to be staged in the London Library, in such grand surroundings as this it’…

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

D’Urville Martin: Directed Dolemite by Trav S.D.

Another post in celebration of Black History Month. Actor and director D’Urville Martin (1939-1984) was born on February 11.  Born and raised in Harlem, Martin began his movie career …

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Theater Time Review: "The Light" by Joseph Cervelli

Astonishing performances in a stunning new play.

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‘All that focus on the individual started with him’: Michael Barry on how Michel de Montaigne inspired him to write The First Modern Man by Featured Content

Have you 'met' the sixteenth-century French philosopher and essayist Michel de Montaigne yet? Reading Sarah Bakewell’s book How to Live: A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Atte…

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

James Cousins: Epilogues review – double acts with big ideas by Sanjoy Roy

DanceEast, IpswichThe dramatic aerial swimming and plaintive soundtrack of Cousins’s celebrated 2012 work Within Her Eyes is revived for this intriguing programme of duetsWithin Her Eyes, …

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BWW Review: CHITA RIVERA, Cadogan Hall by Aliya Al-Hassan

At 86, Chita Rivera could easily justify putting her feet up a little. She first performed in London back in 1958 in the iconic role of Anita in West Side Story and has never stopped since. …

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

“Rock The Ballet X” at Mitsubishi Electric HALLE, Düsseldorf by Blouin Artinfo

After the stupendous success of their three previous shows the on-tour Rock The Ballet will stopover for an electrifying performance at Mitsubishi Electric HALLE, Dusseldorf on February 24, …

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“Futatsume no mado” at Cinema Le Nouvel Odeon, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

Japanese director Naomi Kawase's “Futatsume no mado” (“Still the Water”) will be screened at Paris’ Cinema Le Nouvel Odeon on March 3, 2019.The films premise: “On a subtropical i…

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2019 Grammys behind the scenes: Lady Gaga won so many she dropped one by Daniel Montgomery

The 2019 Grammys telecast lasted almost four hours, but somehow there were moments we didn’t see on TV. The recording academy has released a video of some of the candid behind-the-scen…

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Priyanka and Madhu Chopra’s Marathi production to Premiere on Netflix by Blouin Artinfo

Actress Priyanka Chopra and her mother Madhu Chopra’s Marathi production “Firebrand” will premiere exclusively on Netflix, in 190 countries on February 22, 2019. The film features awar…

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“RÉVERSIBLE” at The Broad Stage, Santa Monica by Blouin Artinfo

“REVERSIBLE” takes centerstage at Santa Monica’s Broad Stage from February 15-17, 2019.According to the website of Broad Stage, “REVERSIBLE” is dedicated to a generation who forged…

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Daniel Evans: Performing rights need to work fairly for everyone by Daniel Evans

Theatrical performing rights can be the bane of a producer’s life. One can come up with a seemingly genius idea only to

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (February 11-17) by Natasha Tripney

All About Eve – Noel Coward Theatre, London Gillian Anderson plays the magnificent Margo Channing opposite Lily James’ manipulative, would-be star Eve in Ivo

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/10-2/11/2019

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Monday, February 11, 2019 - Monday, February 11, 2019.

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Exposed by Mark Dundas Wood

The play is a thoughtful and illuminating look at the attractions and perils of a career in adult entertainment. Lauren’s story is a cautionary tale, yes, but the underlying attitude of th…

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Cake Daddy by Arts Review

Strap yourself in for a rollercoaster ride filled with joy, sass and, of course, cake. Cake Daddy doesn’t take itself too seriously, even though the underlying themes are rather somber in …

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Ariana Grande appeared to shade Cardi B after Grammy win, apologizes by Usa Today, David Oliver, Usa Today

Ariana Grande may have stayed out of the Grammys fray for most of the night, but she apparently couldn't hold back a few angry tweets.        

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Waitress Film Star Eddie Jemison Reprises the Role of Ogie on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Here he comes, Waitress fans. Eddie Jemison, the comedic actor who warmed the hearts of filmgoers in the 2007 film Waitress, returns to the role of Ogie in the Broadway musical adaptati…

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Monday, February 11, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Ariana Grande Deletes Angry Tweets After Mac Miller Grammy Loss by Erin Nyren

Ariana Grande’s beef with the Recording Academy appears to be growing despite her win Sunday night for best pop vocal album. In a series of since-deleted tweets, the “Thank U, Ne…

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Who gave the best Grammys performance: Lady Gaga, Brandi Carlile, Alicia Keys …? [POLL] by Daniel Montgomery

The Grammys are only as good as their performances, which is to say the 2019 Grammys were pretty great. That’s what I thought, anyway. What often feels like an awkward mash-up of artis…

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Broadway Heat: Be More Chill Edition: The Final 4 by JK

HOT on Broadway (adj): fierce, talented, big potential; has "buzz"; has "it" factor.BROADWAY HEAT: BE MORE CHILL EDITIONAnd then there were four! Last week's voting was remarkably …

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StarzPlay Exclusively Acquires Suspense Thriller “Rig 45” by Blouin Artinfo

StarzPlay has acquired the exclusive UK rights to season one of the Nordic thriller “Rig 45” in a deal with international distributor ITV Studios Global Entertainment, reports TVWise.The…

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China Box Office: Ning Hao’s “Crazy Alien” Crosses $100 Million on Its Second Day of Release by Blouin Artinfo

Huang Bo and Shen Teng starrer comedy fantasy film “Crazy Alien” grosses more than $100 million after just two days of release during the Chinese New Year, reported The Variety.Directed …

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On the Couch with Elaine Crombie by Arts Review

Who is Elaine Crombie? A proud Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara/Warrigmay/South Sea Island/German mother of two brilliant sons, Andrew and Michael. What would you do differently to what you do…

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CCTV-14 Acquires First Two Seasons of “Mr Bean: The Animated Series” by Blouin Artinfo

Endemol Shine International’s sales executive for Asia, Jasmin Goh,  negotiated a deal with CCTV-14 for 104 episodes of the animated hit “Mr. Bean” which features the voice of Row…

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Barbara Williams Joins CBC by Blouin Artinfo

Television veteran Barbara Williams has joined the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) as executive VP, overseeing its English-language TV, radio, and digital services, reports the chann…

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Waitress Movie’s Eddie Jemison Steps Into the Broadway Musical February 11 by Ryan McPhee

Jemison reprises his performance as Ogie—now with a song and dance.

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Rockin’ in the Free World — Neil Young’s state of the union address still resonates today

The anthem was used by Donald Trump to launch his presidential campaign — much to Young’s disgust

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WATCH: Gallim - A Meet the Dance Company film

Meet Gallim, a Brooklyn-based dance company that celebrates elemental connections through the exploration of the human experience. Founded in 2007 by choreographer Andrea Miller, the troupe …

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A Day in the Life of Andrea Miller of Gallim Dance: Premiere of “To Create a World” at the Joyce Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

In A Day in the Life of Andrea Miller of Gallim Dance: Premiere of “To Create a World” at the Joyce Theater, "When asked about her creative process, Miller explains that each process di…

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Karen Ziemba, Cady Huffman, Howard McGillin Are Part of Shaw Songs @ The Players February 11 by Andrew Gans

David Staller directs the festive evening of cabaret.

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Kristiana Rae Colón's Good Friday Begins at The Flea by Olivia Clement

The new play addresses #metoo feminism at the intersection of gun and sexual violence.

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Off-Broadway Return of The Play That Goes Wrong Begins February 11 at New World Stages by Andrew Gans

The hit London and Broadway comedy will officially open Off-Broadway February 20.

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