Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Video: Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND's Gabrielle Ruiz On Stage At Radio City Music Hall by BroadwayWorld

Last night, Lin-Manuel Miranda turned up at the Crazy Ex-Girlfriend tour stop and joined In the Heights-alumni, Gabrielle Ruiz onstage for a rendition of 'Women Gotta Stick Together'. See so…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Koons sculpture sells for $91m in new record

‘Rabbit’ sale knocks David Hockney from the top spot for living artists

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Thursday, May 16, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “My Fair Lady” Announces Broadway Closing Date, “Bat Out of Hell” Is (Probably) Going to Play NY, Jocelyn Bioh Gets MCC Residency [display_podcast] “Today on Broadway” is…

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People You Should Know . . . Sandy Gladstone by Zack Calhoon

Sandy Gladstone is an actor, singer, dancer and writer who has been studying and performing since age six, beginning with the Mark Morris Dance Company at six, the Brooklyn Youth Chorus at …

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People You Should Know . . . Emmalee Weinstein by Zack Calhoon

Emmalee Weinstein was born in 1999 in a small town in China. The policy that dictated that each family could only have one child made it so Emmalee would be surrendered to an orphanage. One…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘Mary Stuart’ at Olney Theatre Center by Ravelle Brickman

What does a 200-year-old literary classic have to do with the chaos of the US Congress today? A lot, according to Jason Loewith, Olney Theatre Center’s Artistic Director, who has adapted F…

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Photo Flash: First Look at FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE by BroadwayWorld

Get a first look below at the new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, starring Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon, directed by Arin Arbus.

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VIDEO: AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE Cast Shares Their Favorite Musicals Ahead of Musical Season Finale by BroadwayWorld TV

Ahead of the musical season finale of 'American Housewife,' the shows cast shares what their favorite musicals are.

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Social Roundup: BroadwayWorld Fans Name Their Favorite Tony Award Performances! by Linnae Medeiros

We asked, and you all answeredWith Tony season in full swing, we asked BroadwayWorld readers to let us know which of the countless iconic Tony Award performances over the years is their favo…

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Breaking: MY FAIR LADY Will Play Final Broadway Performance This Summer by BroadwayWorld

Lincoln Center Theater under the direction of Andre Bishop has announced that its award-winning production of Lerner amp Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher, will ends its long r…

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VIDEO: Meatloaf Sends Special Message to Launch BAT OUT OF HELL in NYC! by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld reported this morning, the New York City run for Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical will begin performances at New York City Center on August 1, 2019 with an Openi…

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VIDEO: George Salazar Performs 'Michael in the Bathroom' From BE MORE CHILL on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN by Stage Tube

On Wednesday's 'Broadway Week' episode of 'Live with Kelly and Ryan,' George Salazar performs Michael in the Bathroom from the viral musical sensation Be More Chill.

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Photo Coverage: Broadway Producers Jamie deRoy & Tara Smith Swibel Honored at 65th Spirit of Achievement Awards by Stephen Sorokoff

Since it's inception in 1954 as a mother-daughter luncheon honoring Marlene Dietrich and her daughter Maria Riva the organization has raised more than 100 million and has established a Wing …

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Audra McDonald Presents Terrence McNally With Broadway League Distinguished Lifetime Service Award by BroadwayWorld

This morning at the Broadway League's 2019 Spring Road Conference, playwright Terrence McNally was honored with the Distinguished Lifetime Service Award as part of the Broadway League Awards…

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VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Standby Michael Lee Brown Stars In New Music Video For 'Sincerely, Me' by Stage Tube

Broadway standby Michael Lee Brown is literally always at the ready. As the cover for three unique roles in DEAR EVAN HANSEN, he is prepared to play Evan, Jared or Connor on a moment's notic…

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KISS ME KATE Offers $49 Tickets To All Kates May 16 by BroadwayWorld

As we celebrate Tony Award season, Kiss Me, Kate - winner of the first Tony for best musical in 1949 - will offer 49 tickets to the first 100 Kates at the Studio 54 Box Office

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The Firm review – pub drama overflows with banter and rage by Arifa Akbar

Hampstead theatre, LondonZingy repartee and energetic performances fail to enliven Roy Williams’ tale about a criminal gang’s unresolved grievances The Firm opens in high mood as four mi…

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Leeds Playhouse to reopen with all-female Yorkshire Ripper drama by Chris Wiegand

Charley Miles’s There Are No Beginnings is based on interviews with women who lived through Peter Sutcliffe’s reign of terror A play about the impact on women’s lives of the hunt for t…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

The Pink Unicorn Review: Alice Ripley as Small-Town Mother of Genderqueer Child by New York Theater

The story that Tony winner Alice Ripley tells in this one-woman show – of an unsophisticated mother named Trisha Lee in the small Texas town of Sparktown who becomes woke after her child …

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‘My Fair Lady’ to Close on Broadway in July by Michael Paulson

Nominated for 10 Tony Awards, the Lerner and Loewe musical will begin a national tour and may play London.

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Broadway star Donna McKechnie launches musical theatre scholarships in Scotland by Thom Dibdin

Broadway star Donna McKechnie is launching a new scholarship fund in her name at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, which will support

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Poppy Burton-Morgan: Female musical theatre writers must hustle harder to be heard in West End by Poppy Burton-Morgan

Hit shows like Six reflect the rise of women writers in musical theatre. Writer and artistic director Poppy Burton-Morgan says the talent

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Moxie's 'Yoga Play' finds laughs on the road to enlightenment by Pam Kragen

Comedy pokes fun at the Western commercialization of Eastern spiritual practice

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Moxie Theatre looks at the big business of getting chill in San Diego premiere of 'Yoga Play' by James Hebert

Comedy from Indian-born playwright Dipika Guha takes cues from real life with story of scandal at apparel company

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La Jolla Playhouse rolls out lineup for latest WOW Festival, set for October at Arts District Liberty Station by James Hebert

Slate of site-specific and immersive shows at new Loma Portal location includes three Playhouse-commissioned projects and both local and international artists

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OnStage Playhouse delving into the steamy, funny and mysterious with 'Venus in Fur' by James Hebert

Chula Vista company staging David Ives' sharply witty drama of audition-room intrigue

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Dancers tap into technology in 'ETM: Double Down' at ArtPower

New York-based Dorrance Dance modernizes the traditions of tap dancing by performing on electronic trigger boards, creating a new and electrifying soundscape.

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Chicago Theater Review: THE WINTER’S TALE (Goodman Theatre) by Lawrence Bommer

A FRACTURED FAIRY TALE Shakespeare’s strange romance, which begins with gratuitous jealousy and ends with gratuitous forgiveness, is best savored as a fairy tale for grownups: A virtuous q…

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Review: SISTER ACT (San Diego Musical Theatre) by Milo Shapiro

WELL DONE HAVING FUN ON THE RUN AS A NUN Don’t you just hate it when your boyfriend turns out to be a mobster and murders someone right in front of you, forcing you to flee and hide — al…

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Theater Review: MAD BEAT HIP & GONE (Promethean Theatre Ensemble) by Lawrence Bommer

TAKE TO THE ROAD Walt Whitman may have patented the “song of the open road,” but the Beat Generation gave it their own course correction and made it into a map. These writers of the Eise…

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Fred Astaire movies: 20 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Swing Time,’ ‘The Band Wagon,’ ‘Top Hat’ by Chris Beachum

Fred Astaire would’ve celebrated his 120th birthday on May 10, 2019. The Oscar-nominated song and dance man is best remembered for a series of musicals he made alongside Ginger Rogers (who…

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BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Scorching US play Sweat was inspired by Britain's pit strikes 

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Lynn Nottage made multiple visits to Reading -officially one of America’s most impoverished districts - when researching her play.

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The Wilma Theater presents Kate Tarker’s ‘Dionysus Was Such a Nice Man’ by Jillian Ashley Blair Ivey

Kate Tarker's world-premiere play tells the story of 'Oedipus Rex' in the style of Tom Stoppard's 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead'… but much less successfully. Jill Ivey reviews.

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Steel River Playhouse presents Nick Payne’s ‘Constellations’ by Gioanna Romano

In Steel River Playhouse’s ‘Constellations,’ one couple spins through many different worlds. What if the multitude contains us? Gioanna Romano reviews.

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FringeArts presents Jess Conda, Jenn Kidwell, and Mel Krodman’s ‘A Hard Time’ by Alaina Johns

“What’s so funny? It’s perhaps the central question of comedy.” So opens ‘A Hard Time’ at FringeArts, and a superlative trio of women take it from there. Alaina Johns reviews.

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Automatic Arts presents Josh McIlvain’s ‘PURE MEDEA’ by Catherine Smith

With ‘PURE MEDEA,’ Automatic Arts tackles the Euripides classic, but from a behind-the-scenes perspective of actors at a rehearsal. Catherine Smith reviews.

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McCarter Theatre Center presents David Hare’s ‘Skylight’ by Cameron Kelsall

The actors in David Hare’s ‘Skylight’ prepare a pasta dish live on stage. It smells delicious, but we leave the stodgy drama feeling emotionally and intellectually starved. Cameron Kel…

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'The 39 Steps' spoofs Hitchcock in dazzling, dizzying style at Rep Stage in Howard County by Patti Restivo

Rep Stage’s 26th season at the Horowitz Center for the Arts is closing with a madcap bang in the current run of Patrick Barlow’s “The 39 Steps,” a raucous family-friendly farce calli…

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London Theater Review: ‘Death of a Salesman’ by Gordon Cox

August Wilson famously disavowed the idea of an all-black “Death of a Salesman.” In 1996, he declared any such staging “an assault on our presence and our difficult but honorable histo…

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Vernal & Sere’s Spirits To Enforce turns theater nerds into superheroes by Kelundra Smith

The avant-garde is an art form meant to enhance reality in a... The post Vernal & Sere’s <em>Spirits To Enforce</em> turns theater nerds into superheroes appeared first on …

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“Not Good Enough”: London’s Royal Opera House Announces 19 Male Conductors, One Woman For New Season by Artsjournal

The Royal Opera’s director of opera, Oliver Mears, was asked if that was a good ratio. “No it is not an acceptable ratio at all … of course,” he said. “But this is something which …

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Met Museum Says It Won’t Accept More Sackler Money by Artsjournal

“The moves reflect the growing outrage over the role the Sacklers may have played in the opioid crisis, as well as an energized activist movement that is starting to force museums to rec…

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A Harvard Dean Is Working On Harvey Weinstein’s Defense. Students Protested. Harvard Removes Dean by Artsjournal

Conor Friedersdorf writes that Harvard’s actions go against the principle that everyone deserves a defense. “Educational institutions ought to teach young adults this justice-enhancing l…

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Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Premiere of CORAL BROWNE: THIS F***ING LADY! by BroadwayWorld

Get a first look below at the UK premiere of Coral Browne This Fing Lady, written and directed by Maureen Sherlock. Amanda Muggleton stars in this one-woman play based on the real life of th…

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On Comedy: The Wonderful Weirdness of Netflix’s First Great Sketch Comedy Show by Jason Zinoman

“I Think You Should Leave,” starring Tim Robinson, takes absurd premises to unpredictable places.

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USC's dance school has its first graduates. Where do they go from here? by Makeda Easter

On Friday the 33 students who make up the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance’s inaugural class will graduate. More than 60% of them will leave USC employed, said Jodie Gates, the school’…

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Review: With ‘Julius Weezer,’ the Troubies conspire to wreak brainy mayhem by Daryl H. Miller

It’s 44 BC, a bit before the ides of March, and Roman citizens are in the streets singing a cheeky ode to life in the Seven Hills — to the tune of Weezer’s “Beverly Hills.” This ca…

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Herb Alpert Award names five winners who will get $75,000 each to push their art forward by Jessica Gelt

A playwright exploring the Asian American experience and a film and video artist who addresses the representation of Puerto Ricans in culture are among the five people who will receive $75,0…

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‘Hillary and Clinton’ playwright Lucas Hnath meticulously masters the messiness of life by Charles McNulty

Playwright Lucas Hnath is back on Broadway with “Hillary and Clinton,” a zesty drama on America’s most picked-apart political couple that finds Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow in top f…

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Mud and Blood: Guest Posts from The Welders Document Process in Upcoming Shows by Guest Author

Over the next few months, DC Metro Theater Arts will invite guest writers from two Welders projects-in-process to share their creative process with our readers. The Welders, DC’s only dedi…

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Critic’s Pick: Review: A Lovingly Rendered ‘Plough and the Stars’ by Elisabeth Vincentelli

The Irish Rep production of an O’Casey classic isn’t snazzy, but satisfaction comes from expert actors in complex roles.

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Broadway's Loverly My Fair Lady Revival to End Its Run; West End Production in the Works by Lindsey Sullivan

Bartlett Sher's sweeping revival of My Fair Lady will conclude its run on July 7. The production began previews on March 15, 2018 and officially opened on April 19, 2018. My Fair Lady will h…

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FreeFall Theatre Company Announces Season of Ghosts by American Theatre Editors

The 2019-20 lineup, called Ghost Light, will feature haunting adaptations and stories of ghouls.

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‘Mary Stuart’ gets a powerhouse cast at Olney by Nelson Pressley

A new adaptation streamlines the classic play, but doesn’t overhaul it.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Shubert Alley temporarily closed after fallen debris by Caitlin Huston

Shubert Alley will remain closed Wednesday evening, after a piece of stucco fell from an exterior wall in the alley earlier in the day. At about 3:30 p.m., a piece of stucco fell from the ea…

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Playwrights Realm Unveils 2019–2020 Season by Olivia Clement

The Off-Broadway theatre will also pilot the Radical Parent-Inclusion Project through its production of Anna Moench’s The Mothers.

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‘Ink’ Spot: Rupert and Friends Catch Murdoch Play on Broadway by Julia Jacobs

The media mogul attended the Tony Award-nominated play with an entourage of past and present editors of the British tabloid depicted in it.

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With The Collected Schizophrenias, Esmé Weijun Wang offers a haunting personal look at mental illness by Rachel Hawley

‘I tried to describe, with visceral specificity, what psychosis is like, and what pre-psychosis is like.’ It took eight years after she first began having ha…

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Audience picks Round 2 winner of Fountain Theatre’s Rapid Development Series by Fountaintheatre

Monsters Are Made by Hannah C. Langley was voted by audience members as the Round 2 winner in last week’s 5th Annual ‘Rapid Development Series for Young Writers. In Langley’s pl…

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Daniel Libeskind Designing Museum Of Humans In Kenya by Artsjournal

The project was commissioned by conservationist Richard Leakey, whose fossil discoveries have helped reveal how humankind has evolved. “The museum — titled ‘ngaren’ — will be the f…

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Pittsburgh Opera Postpones Major New Opera. What (If Anything) Does This Say About New Opera? (About Pittsburgh Opera?) by Artsjournal

The company expected to deliver “Bhutto” — a dramatic treatment of the history of Pakistan’s Bhutto political dynasty — this coming November. However, “Bhutto” has been remov…

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Trump Proposed Killing The NEA. House Democrats Propose A Budget Increase by Artsjournal

The bill funds the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Both would receive $167.5 million, an increase of $12.5 million from current spending. – T…

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Polite? Pleasant? Not Words You Ever Thought Would Characterize The Whitney Biennial by Artsjournal

Linda Yablonsky: “Considerate” and “pleasant” are not words I ever expected to apply to a show that carries outrage and upset in its historical baggage. With works by 75 participants…

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‘My Fair Lady’ announces July closing by Caitlin Huston

“My Fair Lady” announced it will play its last performance on July 7. The revival, directed by Bartlett Sher, opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre on March 15, 2018. The show currently …

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Chicagoan dives right in to Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Volta’ by Miriam Di Nunzio

More than 40 performers are featured in "Volta," and among them is Chicago native Kevin Beverley, a member of the shape diving troupe.

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Trump again stokes China tensions with ‘national emergency’ by Bob Fredericks

President Trump on Wednesday declared a “national emergency” to protect American communications networks — a move that gives the feds broad powers to ban US companies from doing busine…

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Broadway’s My Fair Lady Announces Closing Date by Ruthie Fierberg

The Lincoln Center Theater revival will play its final performance in the summer; a West End bow is expected to follow.

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Theatre News: Helen Hayes Awards Presentation and Recipients by Susan Brall

The Washington Theatre family was dressed in the finery at The Anthem for the Helen Hayes Awards on Monday night, May 13, 2019.  Dozens of performers, directors and designers were honored f…

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Pink Unicorn by Wendy Caster

Trisha Lee works as a cleaner in a hospital in Sparkton, Texas. She is a church-going Christian. She adored her late husband. The focus of her life is her 14-year-old daughter Jolene. Or is …

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Be More Chill's George Salazar Sings 'Michael in the Bathroom' on Live with Kelly & Ryan by

Broadway Week on Live with Kelly & Ryan is continuing with Be More Chill standout and vlogger George Salazar. The fan-favorite sang 'Michael in the Bathroom' by Tony-nominat…

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Inside Look at a Broadway Debut! Go Backstage & Onstage at The Prom with's Paul Wontorek by Editor-in-Chief and Show People host Paul Wontorek made his Broadway debut on May 14, kicking off a special week of guest stars at the Tony-nominated Broadway musical The Prom. …

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Tony-Nominated Scribe Robert Horn on Updating Tootsie for Broadway & His History with Ariana Grande by

Tootsie hit cinemas in 1982 and became an instant success for the movie's star Dustin Hoffman and won Jessica Lange her first Oscar. Now, the acclaimed movie has become a big Broadway mus…

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Here's a First Look at Audra McDonald & Michael Shannon in Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune by Lindsey Sullivan

Towering talents Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon are back on Broadway this spring in Terrence McNally's two-hander Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune. Six-time Tony winner McDonald p…

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Samsara by Steven Morris

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Of Constance Cummings and Her Goings by Trav S.D.

Just a few words of tribute for one of my favorite Pre-Code stars, Constance Cummings (Constance Cummings Halverstadt, 1910-2005). The daughter of a concert soprano, Cummings started out in …

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Music Review: ‘Symphonie Fantastique and Sibelius’ Violin Concerto’ at National Symphony Orchestra by Elle Marie Sullivan

The National Symphony Orchestra at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is a true delight right here in Washington, DC. Their strength as an ensemble allows them to master many…

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25 Days of Tonys: Ain’t Too Proud’s Dominique Morisseau by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch the Tony-nominated book writer behind The Temptations musical reveal how she started writing and who she wants to write the story of her life.

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(Rob McClure’s article appeared in The New York Time, 5/6; via Pam Green.) When did “sentimental” become a bad word? I’ve always felt the opposite. I became an actor because I enjoy …

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Step Into the Rehearsal Studio With Wicked‘s Newest Elphaba by Broadway Direct

Wicked’s newest Elphaba — Hannah Corneau — made her thrillifying Broadway debut on Tuesday, May 14. Join Hannah in the rehearsal studio as she prepared for her Broadway debut. Winner o…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Theatre Review: ‘Mama Mia’ at Dundalk Community Theatre (DCT) by Timoth David Copney

I look forward to every production I am privileged to see at Dundalk Community Theatre (DCT). Even the ones that are not my musical cup of tea are so well done that they usually change my mi…

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Broadway’s Wayne Brady to Join Jason Robert Brown in Concert by Ruthie Fierberg

The former Kinky Boots and Hamilton star joins the Tony Award–winning composer for his SubCulture residency.

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Be More Chill Hits the Set of LIVE With Kelly & Ryan by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch George Salazar offer a performance from the Broadway musical.

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Spotlight On...Aaron Feinstein by Michael Block

Name: Aaron FeinsteinHometown: Los Angeles, CA (But I live in NYC)Education: MFA Theater Directing UCLAFavorite Credits: Next Stop- Produced by the first ever ALL IN(clusive) ALL-City Theatr…

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Michael Feinstein Brings Crooners and the Songs of Lerner & Loewe to Jazz at Lincoln Center by Ruthie Fierberg

Broadway’s Zach Adkins, Melissa Errico, John Lloyd Young, and more join Feinstein in his upcoming May and June concerts.

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‘Hillary and Clinton’ playwright Lucas Hnath meticulously masters the messiness of life by Charles McNulty

With an assist from actors Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow, the new work is yet another way to hear the singular voice of this leading American playwright.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Daniel Fish’s White Noise, The Wizard of Oz–Inspired Augmented Reality Experience, More Set for Skirball Season by Ryan McPhee

The fall 2019 season will open with the New York premiere of JoAnne Akalaitis’ site-specific BAD NEWS! i was there…

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First Look: Frankie and Johnny by Broadway Direct

In this new Broadway production of Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon, two of the most acclaimed actors of their generation, bring the bruised dream…

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Theater Review: THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW (Raven Theatre in Chicago) by Lawrence Bommer

KEEPING ROCK REAL Letting a good thing go is a hard fate: Change is always constant but it’s never guaranteed to be good. A tough transition in Chicago’s indie rock scene is feelingly ch…

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Theater Review: TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET (TimeLine Theatre) by Lawrence Bommer

ANOTHER DREAM DEFERRED The price of progress is no abstraction, not during the fully-freighted 160 minutes of Jiréh Breon Holder’s civil rights drama Too Heavy for Your Pocket. A TimeLine…

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The Ritz Theatre Company presents ‘Big Fish’ by Stephen Silver

South Jersey's Ritz Theatre Company presents 'Big Fish,' a faithful and emotional musical adaptation of Tim Burton's 2013 film. Stephen Silver reviews.

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Theatre Exile presents Hansol Jung’s ‘Among the Dead’ by Alix Rosenfeld

Theatre Exile’s earnest production of Hansol Jung’s dark comedy Among the Dead provides a striking glimpse into WWII Korea and its aftermath. Plus, Jesus is there. Alix Rosenfeld reviews.

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Subscension Theatre presents Bertolt Brecht’s ‘Mother Courage and Her Children’ by Cameron Kelsall

The newly formed Subscension Theatre offers a scrappy yet ambitious production of Brecht’s antiwar drama ‘Mother Courage and Her Children,’ performed al fresco in Headhouse Square. Cam…

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The Annenberg Center and NextMove Dance present Parsons Dance by Gary L. Day

NextMove closed out its season with a mixed bag of crowd-pleasing works by David Parsons at the Annenberg’s Zellerbach Theatre. Gary L. Day reviews.

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Review: Youth is served in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Jr.' at Children’s Theatre of Annapolis by Patti Restivo

Back on the road, in the air and at sea again after magically appearing in the Disney film a half century ago, “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” continues to enchant the young and young-at-heart…

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Fans line up, camp outside Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre for 'Hamilton' by Sameer Rao

On Thursday morning, with barely 30 minutes to go until the box office opened at 11 a.m., several dozen people eagerly waited outside the Hippodrome Theatre. One group of fans drove over thr…

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Native Gardens tills and uproots neighborly drama by Kelundra Smith

In the producers’ note for the play Native Gardens, Aurora Theatre cofounders... The post <em>Native Gardens</em> tills and uproots neighborly drama appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Paradigm Hires Ashley Hanley, Promotes Trio to Agent in New York by Dave McNary

Paradigm Talent Agency has hired Ashley Hanley as a talent agent, and promoted three New York-based trainees to agent: Valerie Champeau (talent), Katelyn Dougherty (book publishing) and Rach…

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LAGFF’s 2019 Lineup Includes Olympia Dukakis Documentary by Peter Caranicas

The documentary “Olympia,” a revealing look at the life and career of Academy Award-winning actress Olympia Dukakis, will join the other films screening at the 13th annual Los Angeles Gr…

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Terry Bradshaw Apologizes for ‘Offensive Comments’ at Fox Upfront by Cynthia Littleton

“Fox NFL Sunday” host Terry Bradshaw has apologized for “offensive comments” he made about actor-comedian Ken Jeong during Fox’s upfront presentation in New York on Monday. During …

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New Fox Looks Like Work in Progress at Upfront (Analysis) by Cynthia Littleton

Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier has taken to saying that the relaunch of the broadcast network following the historic Disney-21st Century Fox transaction has turned Fox into a “start…

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New in L.A. theater: Arthur Miller, Lucas Hnath and Lauren Yee by F. Kathleen Foley

The scales are balanced between the straightforward and the offbeat in the 99-Seat Beat, our weekly recommendations for Southern California’s small stages. Arthur Miller’s “The Price…

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Jane Austen gets a comic makeover from playwright Kate Hamill with 'Pride and Prejudice' at Cygnet Theatre by James Hebert

Old Town company staging area premiere of rising dramatist's adaptation that ran off-Broadway

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Los Angeles Theater Review: DANIEL’S HUSBAND (Fountain Theatre in Hollywood) by Marc Wheeler

THE PLAY THAT GOT AWAY I don’t know the exact play Michael McKeever was writing prior to the 2015 Supreme Court ruling in favor of federal marriage equality, but I suspect it worked much m…

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Review: THE SECRET GARDEN (3-D Theatricals) by Lawrence Lucero

A FLOWERING PRODUCTION The Secret Garden, the hauntingly romantic musical by Marsha Norman (book and lyrics) and Lucy Simon (music) opened on Broadway 1991 and ran 709 performances. The show…

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Edie Falco on Terrence McNally’s “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune” by Rodriguezc

Edie Falco on Terrence McNally’s gift for writing and what it was like for her to star in the 2002 Broadway revival of  “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune.” American Masters –…

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The United States Constitution on Broadway, and What It Means to Us

Heidi Schreck, the creator of the Broadway hit “What the Constitution Means to Me,” on what the document does and does not say about our rights and about potential abuses of power.

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‘Umbrella Academy’ Star Emmy Raver-Lampman Buys Sherman Oaks Modern Farmhouse by James McClain

Though she began her career in musical theatre — performing on Broadway and national touring productions, most notably as part of the original ensemble cast of “Hamilton” — Emmy Rave…

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‘Macbeth’ Getting Dark-Comedy Retelling With Off Broadway’s ‘Scotland, PA’ by Mnichols999

Macbeth is getting a modern makeover. William Shakespeare’s classic is being reimagined as the dark comedy stage musical “Scotland, PA,” set to premiere next fall. Roundabout Theatre C…

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Review: ‘Secret Garden’ in Cerritos is bountiful but still gets lost in the weeds by Daryl H. Miller

Sniffles in the darkness. They’re a sign of success, right? Yes, but at productions of the 1991 Broadway musical “The Secret Garden,” they’re a backhanded indicator. They come only w…

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Listen: Santino Fontana on How Broadway’s ‘Tootsie’ Was Adapted For Our Times by Gordon Cox

Broadway’s “Tootsie” has turned into one of this season’s Tony Awards frontrunners, winning raves for its deftly funny update of potentially problematic source material — and for a…

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Owen Wingrave by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Witnessing the LOTNY production makes one wonder why "Owen Wingrave" is not performed more often: it has a small cast of eight with juicy roles for all of the characters, evenly divided betw…

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Broadway’s Annaleigh Ashford Reveals Inspirations—and the Special Guest Star—For Her Live From Lincoln Center Concert by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch two exclusive clips from Ashford’s Stars in Concert special, airing May 17 on PBS.

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See Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon in New Photos Released From Broadway's Frankie and Johnny by Nathan Skethway

The revival of the Terrence McNally play opens May 30 at the Broadhurst Theatre.

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Leslie Kritzer, Noah Galvin, Montego Glover, Anthony Rapp Set for 24 Hour Musicals by Andrew Gans

Four new musicals will be presented June 17 at the Pershing Square Signature Center.

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Man Dives To The Deepest, Remotest Place On Earth And Finds… Plastic by Artsjournal

Vescovo, the Dallas-based co-founder of Insight Equity Holdings, a private equity fund, found the manmade material on the ocean floor and is trying to confirm that it is plastic. – The Gua…

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Daniel Fish’s ‘White Noise’ Set for American Debut by Peter Libbey

The fall season at N.Y.U. Skirball Center will also include 10 interdisciplinary performance works by artists like John Kelly and Mette Ingvartsen.

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Laura Dern’s 40-Year Acting Career Has Been As Flexible As Her (Extraordinary) Face Is by Artsjournal1

Among the many anecdotes in Christine Smallwood’s profile: “She never dabbled in the drugs and alcohol that were omnipresent on film sets. Paul Cook of the Sex Pistols once pulled her as…

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EXCLUSIVE: Listen to Episode 3 of New Audio Musical Next Thing You Know by Nathan Skethway

The musical is rendered as a three-episode audio release starring Patti Murin, Colin Hanlon, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and Lauren Blackman.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Watch an Exclusive Clip From Ron Howard's Pavarotti Documentary by Mark Peikert

Howard talks about bringing the opera superstar's story to cinemas this June.

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Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell review – Soho boozer's pint-sized revival by Mark Lawson

Norman’s Coach & Horses, LondonRobert Bathurst stars in an hour-long version of the comedy, staged in the pub where Keith Waterhouse sought inspiration In Keith Waterhouse’s 1989 com…

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‘On Air’ at Creative Cauldron is a tuneful, engaging tour through little-known history by Celia Wren

The new musical is based on the real-life couple who launched America’s first radio station.

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The Translator’s Glance by American Theatre Editors

Moving work from one language to another is an art unto itself, and adapting it for the stage only adds layers of challenge and meaning.

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Review: Spunk, Zora Neale Hurston’s stories at Signature Theatre by Susan Galbraith

There’s something wonderful when two paintings by different creators “hang” side by side and seemingly begin a conversation. It feels that something rich and more than serendipity has …

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Caroline Bowman And More Join KINKY BOOTS at The Muny by BroadwayWorld

The Muny announced today its complete cast, design and production team for Kinky Boots, the second show of its second century, June 19 - 25.

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Barrington Stage Co Announces Casting For 2019; Mykal Kilgore, Julia Murney, Jonathan Raviv, and More by BroadwayWorld

Barrington Stage Company announced today casting for its 25th Anniversary season. Casting will include Elijah Alexander, Mara Davi, Carson Elrod, Joel de la Fuente, Mykal Kilgore, Alyse Alan…

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VIDEO: Alex Boniello Joins Child Mind's #MyYoungerSelf Campaign by Stage Tube

The Child Mind Institute today launched the 2019 MyYoungerSelf social media campaign, a unique and impactful awareness initiative. Watch below as Dear Evan Hansen's AlexBoniello shares his e…

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Marion Cotillard Joins Adam Driver in Musical Film ANNETTE by TV News Desk

Oscar-winning actressMarion Cotillard will star oppositeAdam Driver in Annette,Leos Carax's English-language romantic musical, according to Variety.

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20 Selections for Tenors: Choosing An Audition Song by Aaron Kaburick

Isn't auditioning weirdI mean, think about it. You walk into a brightly lit room where a gathering of strangers or sometimes friends - which can be even worse who are staring at you while yo…

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IN THE HEIGHTS' Melissa Barrera To Star In Film Adaptation of CARMEN by BroadwayWorld

According to Variety, IN THE HEIGHTS film starMelissa Barrera has been announced to star in the new reimagined musical film CARMEN. She will star in the title role,opposite Jamie Dornan. Son…

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BWW Interview: Sergio Trujillo Talks Choreographing the Iconic Temptations in AIN'T TOO PROUD by Tracy Hopkins

Sergio Trujillo has been dazzling Broadway audiences with his fancy footwork for hit musicals like Memphis, Jersey Boys, On Your Feet The Emilio and Gloria Estefan Musical and Summer The Don…

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VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer For TV Land's YOUNGER Season Six Starring Sutton Foster by TV News Desk

TV Land's YOUNGERwill return for season six on June 12th 109c. Check out the trailer below

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VIDEO: Sutton Foster Gives Boston Conservatory's Commencement Address by Stage Tube

This past week, two-time Tony Award winner and Broadway's next Marian the Librarian, Sutton Foster, received an honorary doctorate of music from the Boston Conservatory at Berklee and spoke …

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Radio City Rockettes to Perform Opening Number at the Chita Rivera Awards by BroadwayWorld

It was announced today thatThe Radio City Rocketteswill open this year'sChita Rivera Awardswith a show stopping performance of 'New York, New York.' The Rockettes history with Chita Rivera d…

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Leslie Kritzer, Bonnie Milligan, Anthony Rapp, and More Among Cast of 24 HOUR MUSICALS by BroadwayWorld

Today, The 24 Hour Plays announced the first round of participants that will help them mark their anniversary with an intimate production of The 24 Hour Musicals on Monday, June 17th at 8 PM…

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VIDEO: Gwen Challenges Bob in Episode Seven of FOSSE/VERDON by Stage Tube

FX has released a preview for episode seven of FosseVerdon, titled 'Nowadays.'In the episode,Gwen fights to assert her own creative vision onChicago, challenging Bob's increasingly dark appr…

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Photo Flash: Terrence McNally and More Receive Broadway League Honors by BroadwayWorld

The annual Broadway League Awards, honoring excellence and achievement for Touring Broadway, were announced today during the Broadway League's 2019 Spring Road Conference. First presented in…

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WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Sergio Trujillo by BroadwayWorld TV

What do you need to know about Ain't Too Proud choreographer Sergio Trujillo We'll get you caught up in time for the Tony Awards

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Photo Coverage: Jim Steinman's BAT OUT OF HELL Celebrates Arrival in NYC! by Walter McBride

As BroadwayWorld reported this morning, the New York City run for Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical will begin performances at New York City Center on August 1, 2019 with an Openi…

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A First Look at Invisible Tango at the Geffen Playhouse by Marc J. Franklin

The world-premiere solo show from illusionist Helder Guimarães opens in Los Angeles May 15.

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Organist Joey DeFrancesco Jams With the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra by Scott H. Thompson

The maestro of the Hammond B-3 organ makes his debut with the jazz orchestra in Rose Theater on May 17–18.

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Fiddler on the Roof Duo Stephanie Lynne Mason and Drew Seigla Talk Fiddler as a Feminist Musical, Mastering Yiddish, & The Creative Process

Fiddler on the Roof's real-life couple Stephanie Lynne Mason and Drew Seigla talk about the playing the honesty of Hodl and Pertshik, their stunning co-star Steven Skybell, and Fiddler as a …

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Jocelyn Bioh Will be MCC's Playwright in Residence for Next 3 Years by Olivia Clement

The School Girls and Nollywood Dreams playwright is the inaugural recipient of the Burnt Umber residency through 2022.

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Jocelyn Bioh Will Be MCC's Burnt Umber Playwright-in-Residence for Next 3 Years by Olivia Clement

The School Girls and Nollywood Dreams playwright is the inaugural recipient of the Burnt Umber residency through 2022.

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Gianandrea Noseda and the National Symphony Orchestra Bring Their Artistry to Carnegie Hall by Gail Wein

The May 19 program features Liszt's Dante Symphony as well as Rossini's Stabat Mater.

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Pressure mounts on ITV after Kyle show death

Broadcaster faces probe after third incident linked to its shows

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A Vietnamese-American Theatre Critic Finally Sees Her Stories Onstage — And Feels What She Had Barely Known Was Missing by Artsjournal1

“There is a line in The Scarlet Letter: ‘She had not known the weight, until she felt the freedom.’ I hadn’t known the weight of transposing myself into other people’s bodies until…

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‘The Most Holistic Approach To Creating Belonging That I Have Witnessed In A Theatre’ by Artsjournal1

Critic Alex Rosenfeld writes about A Fierce Kind of Love, a devised play about the intellectual disability rights movement, and how everything about the production, from the integration of p…

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Ten Must-See Movies Setting The Buzz At Cannes by Artsjournal

Bill Murray and zombies, Afghanistan, football. It’s an eclectic (to say the least) lineup this year. – The Guardian

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Terrence McNally to Receive Broadway League’s 2019 Distinguished Lifetime Service Award by Ryan McPhee

League Award recipients were announced during the 2019 Spring Road Conference May 15.

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Tom Sturridge and Jake Gyllenhaal Want to Hear From You by Olivia Clement

The stars of the upcoming Sea Wall / A Life take to social media to ask fans of the show to help spread the word.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Find Your Summer 2019 Theatre Internship by Playbill Staff

From Williamstown Theatre Festival to Urban Stages, here is a selection of currently available internship opportunities in the theatre.

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Proof of Love: A Classy Lady Speaks to Classism in African-American Life by Michael Sommers

★★★ Brenda Pressley coolly portrays a woman of quality in a life or death quandary The post Proof of Love: A Classy Lady Speaks to Classism in African-American Life appeared first on N…

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The Pink Unicorn: A Modern Mother’s Quandary, Deep in the Heart of Texas by Elysa Gardner

★★★ A one-woman play casts Alice Ripley as the mother of a gender-neutral teen The post The Pink Unicorn: A Modern Mother’s Quandary, Deep in the Heart of Texas appeared first on Ne…

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‘Bat Out Of Hell’ Stage Musical Sets New York Limited Engagement by Greg Evans

Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical, based on the best-selling classic rock album by Meat Loaf and its two sequels, has announced new dates for a New York limited engagement. Or…

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MCC Theater Names Jocelyn Bioh Playwright-in-Residence by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's MCC Theater has announced the appointment of award-winning dramatist Jocelyn Bioh as the theater's new Burnt Umber Playwright-in-Residence for a three-year term through the 20…

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Vineyard Theatre Announces New Works by Tina Satter & Antoinette Nwandu by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Vineyard Theatre has announced the first two of three productions set to appear during its upcoming 2019-2020 season. Both works will play the company's downtown venue in Un…

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Snowpiercer Series, With Tony Winners Daveed Diggs and Lena Hall, Renewed for Season 2 by Ryan McPhee

The show, set to premiere in 2020, will move from previously announced TNT to TBS.

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Review: Brighton Fringe, The Establishment: Le Bureau de Strange, Brighton Spiegeltent: Bosco by Theo Summers

Review: Brighton Fringe, The Establishment: Le Bureau de Strange, Brighton Spiegeltent: Bosco4.0starsMad Etiquette presents duo Dan Lees and Neil Frost, who make up comedy company The Establ…

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Two Scouts: Celia Keenan-Bolger Recalls The Day A ‘Mockingbird’ Icon Came Calling – Tony Watch Q&A by Greg Evans

Celia Keenan-Bolger was nominated for her first Tony Award in 2005 (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), her second in 2012 (Peter and the Starcatcher) her third in 2014 (The Glass M…

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Choose your musical: Stratford’s Little Shop of Horrors vs. Billy Elliot by Ryan Porter - Special To The Star

What would you rather fight: societal norms or a man-eating Venus flytrap? See how the Stratford Festival’s two marquee musicals match up

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Marion Cotillard Will Join Adam Driver in Movie Musical Annette by Andrew Gans

Leos Carax’s film is expected to begin shooting this summer.

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Actor Dan Chameroy tackles two roles at Stratford Festival by Ryan Porter - Special To The Star

Dan Chameroy, the Stratford Festival’s Dr. Frank-N-Furter from last year’s The Rocky Horror Show, returns as another screamingly funny eccentric in Little Shop of Horrors. But it’s his…

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BWW Review: MY LEFT RIGHT FOOT: THE MUSICAL, Theatre Royal Brighton by Fiona Scott

Following a highly succesful run at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, My Left Right Foot The Musical makes a stop in the Theatre Royal as part of the Brighton Festival and at the end of th…

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Letter: Oakland dancer helped others become more by Letters To The Editor

From 1925 to 2019, Oakland was given the eminent presence of Ruth Beckford.

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Vineyard's 2019–2020 Season to Feature New Works by Tina Satter and Antoinette Nwandu by Olivia Clement

The Off-Broadway theatre will kick off its programming with Satter's Is This a Room, followed by the world premiere of Tuvalu Or, The Saddest Song.

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How Exactly Do You Define ‘Camp’? You Shouldn’t Even Try (Sorry, Susan Sontag) by Artsjournal1

“Camp, an agent of nonsense, resists this exercise. Or actually, like a child, kind of ignores it and wanders elsewhere.” J. Bryan Lowder takes it as a basic principle that camp is, or o…

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E.O. Wilson On Creativity In Science And Humanities by Artsjournal

“Science tends to advance sometimes in major jumps. Something is discovered, some mystery is solved, some system is for the first time understood and can be duplicated. When that happens, …

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SIX Launches Tour, Heads to Glasgow by BroadwayWorld

Following acclaimed success at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year, West End smash hit musical SIX will run at Theatre Royal, Glasgow this winter from Tuesday 5 November until Sunday 10 …

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‘It’s definitely a show with a heart’: A glimpse inside with playwright Paul Stevens by Stephanie Ressort

In this, my latest instalment of A Glimpse Inside, I had the great pleasure of speaking to playwright Paul Stevens about his new play True Colours at the Hope Theatre.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Watch Sutton Foster’s Commencement Address at Boston Conservatory’s Class of 2019 by Ryan McPhee

The two-time Tony Award winner and Younger star received an Honorary Doctorate from the college May 11.

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The sound of Brexit at London’s Royal Festival Hall

A new piece, Actress x Stockhausen Sin (x) II, tackles politics through music

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Cannes: The Dead Don’t Die — is there life in the zombie film yet?

Bill Murray, Adam Driver and Tilda Swinton star in Jim Jarmusch’s festival-opening horror-comedy

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Breakthrough is the sanctimonious tale of a miraculous survival

A boy’s rescue after falling through ice is given saccharine treatment

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Birds of Passage is a dreamlike story of clan conflict and revenge

Set in northern Colombia, this widescreen movie depicts 12 years of family feuding and violence

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Keanu Reeves is on the run in the glamorous but tedious John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum

Star turns from Halle Berry and Anjelica Huston cannot redeem this truly terrible sequel

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'Mushroom Cure' at the Greenhouse: Laughs and pain in solo show about trying to treat his OCD with psychedelics by Kerry Reid

Obsessive-compulsive disorder and comedy aren’t strangers to each other, as fans of Tony Shalhoub’s “Monk” can attest. But comedian and solo performer Adam Strauss’s detective work…

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Beats — a story of rave parties and police clobberings

Brian Welsh’s film follows two youngsters on a mission to crash a midnight party

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Mykal Kilgore to Star as The Witch in Barrington Stage's Into the Woods & More Newly Announced Casting by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented slate of New York stage alums will head to the Berkshires this summer to appear in first-class productions as part of the 2019 season of Barrington Stage Company. A starry initial…

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Derren Nesbitt sparkles as an ageing drag queen in Tucked

A younger cabaret performer falls into his orbit in this subtle tragicomedy

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Theatre’s Parkdale pillar, Franco Boni, reflects on his legacy as he moves to Vancouver by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Boni reflects on 16 years spent building up local festivals, binding the Theatre Centre to its neighbourhood, and giving it a proper home.

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri to travel back to the 1990s at Education Education Education by Terri Paddock

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Monday 3 June 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock talks to the Wardrobe Ensemble company of Education Education Education as their devise…

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The Magic Flute review at Theatre Royal, Glasgow – ‘a sparkling steampunk staging’ by Thom Dibdin

Music hall informs the tone of Scottish Opera’s 2012 production of The Magic Flute. Thomas Allen’s production, using Kit Hesketh-Harvey’s English translation,

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Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons review at Barons Court Theatre, London – ‘an overly fussy revival’ by Ava Wong Davies

Sam Steiner’s hit Edinburgh fringe show takes the form of a tightly written dystopian two-hander depicting a couple’s response to a new

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Christine Andreas, Brittain Ashford, Matt Doyle, and More Set for Night of a Thousand Judys by Adam Hetrick

The annual fundraiser for The Ali Forney Center returns June 1 to pay tribute to entertainment icon Judy Garland.

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90-Year-Old Composer Disrupts Opera Opening With 50-Year-Old Grudge Against Company by Artsjournal1

Just as the lights were going down at the State Theatre in Melbourne for the start of Opera Australia’s Rigoletto, George Dreyfus stood up and started yelling through a megaphone about the…

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Why Do Artists Tend To Be More Liberal? Study Says Their Brains Work Differently by Artsjournal

“A recent study finds that such people are particularly good at imagining events that are far removed from their current reality. That imagination is, in a sense, their superpower, and it …

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Mykal Kilgore Will Play the Witch in Barrington's Into the Woods; Season Also Features Julia Murney, Jonathan Raviv, More by Andrew Gans

The upcoming season at the Massachusetts venue kicks off with Hold These Truths and also includes the new musical Fall Springs.

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‘Truly outstanding achievement by each playwright’: FEAST FROM THE EAST – Tristan Bates Theatre ★★★★ by Elaine C

Feast From The East highlights that there can be as much depth in a well written short play which packs in lots of detail, passion and story as can be found in a full-length play.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Caroline Bowman, John Scherer, More Will Join J. Harrison Ghee and Taylor Louderman in Muny Kinky Boots by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin at the St. Louis venue June 19.

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U.K. Tour of Six Sets Dates and Venues by Olivia Clement

The concert-style musical featuring the six wives of Henry VIII will begin touring this fall.

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Go Inside the Broadway Bets Fundraiser With Steve Martin, Mike Meyers, and More by Marc J. Franklin

The poker tournament, hosted at Sardi’s May 13, raised a record $315,200 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS benefit.

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Next to Normal, Directed by Tony Winner David Cromer, Opens at Writers Theatre May 15 by Nathan Skethway

Check out photos from the new production, which is scheduled to run through June 16 in Glencoe, Illinois.

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Custom Made Announces Eclectic 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

Among the shows featured will be works by Sondheim, Churchill, and Ruhl, as well as a Michaela Goldhaber world premiere.

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for Meat Loaf Musical Bat Out of Hell at New York City Center by

Tickets are now on sale for the New York City premiere of the acclaimed Meat Loaf musical Bat Out of Hell. The show will play a limited engagement from August 1 through September 8 at New …

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Tyrone Huntley to Join Andy Mientus & Declan Bennett in European Premiere of The View UpStairs by Andy Lefkowitz

Olivier Award nominee Tyrone Huntley has been cast in the central role of Wes in the upcoming European debut of Max Vernon's celebrated off-Broadway musical The View UpStairs. Jonathan O'Boy…

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The Top 6 Moments From Stars in the Alley 2019 by Danielle Moore

Rain didn't stop Broadway’s stars from giving masterful performances

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Five Burning Questions with Oklahoma! Tony Award Nominee Mary Testa

Three-time Tony Award nominee Mary Testa talks about crafting her singular Aunt Eller, her comedy dream role, and what she's learned between her first Tony Award nomination and this one.

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Ben Platt to Play Radio City Music Hall by Ruthie Fierberg

The Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner and solo artist made the announcement during his May 14 concert.

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Hadestown, Beetlejuice, Be More Chill, The Prom, and More Set for 2019 Broadway in the Boros by Adam Hetrick

The free concerts will take place across New York City in June and July.

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In the Heights Movie's Melissa Berrera Will Also Star in a Film Adaptation of Carmen by Ryan McPhee

Jamie Dornan is also set for the contemporary reimagining of the Bizet opera, featuring a script by Pulitzer winner Nilo Cruz.

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Lavender Short, Reuniting Torch Song’s Michael Urie and Michael Hsu Rosen, Is Available on Vimeo by Andrew Gans

Ken Barnett also stars in the film by Matthew Puccini.

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Review: On Air at Creative Cauldron. Conner and Smith’s new musical about radio pioneers by Debbie Minter Jackson

As we’ve see from their incredible collaborations over the years, the dynamic writing team Matt Conner and Stephen Gregory Smith can musicalize any story. Here they help us discover radio …

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Review: Fame The Musical, En Espanol. A school for dreamers becomes a dream show    by Debbie Minter Jackson

The wait is over – the anticipated U.S. premiere of Fame, The Musical en Espanol is finally here and it is outstanding! In the opening scenes, students hold unopened letters in their hands…

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Review: The Member of the Wedding at 1st Stage by Missy Frederick

Frankie Addams really, really wants to get out of dodge. The teenager and her struggles are put center stage in The Member of the Wedding, a staple of high school English classes adapted int…

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SNOWPIERCER Starring Daveed Diggs Moves to TBS, Gets Second Season Order by TV News Desk

WarnerMediahas ordered a second season of its post-apocalyptic sci-fi seriesSnowpiercerprior to its series premiere. Based on the acclaimed film of the same name, the highly anticipated futu…

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Emma Thompson in Talks to Join Disney's CRUELLA by TV News Desk

Emma Thompsonis in talks to star in Disney's live-action spinoff 'Cruella,' according to Variety. Thompson would star oppositeEmma Stone, who plays Cruella,in theorigin story based on the cl…

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HADESTOWN, BE MORE CHILL, and More Set For Broadway In The Boros by BroadwayWorld

The 2019 lineup has been announced for theBroadway in the Boros series, featuring free noonday performances by cast members and musicians of hit Broadway musicals in neighborhoods throughout…

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Andrew Polec, Christina Bennington, and More Set For BAT OUT OF HELL at City Center by BroadwayWorld

The New York City run for Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of Hell - The Musicalwill begin performances at New York City Center on August 1, 2019 with an Opening Night set for August 8, 2019. Bat Out …

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VIDEO: 30 Days Of Tony! Day 26- Denis Jones Taps Into A Tony Nom For HOLIDAY INN by Alexa Criscitiello

Today, we're flashing back to the 2017 Tony season, where Tootsie nomineeDenis Jones' choreography for Holiday Inn The New Irving Berlin Musical tapped, jump-roped, and leaped its way to a T…

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Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Releases New Block of Tickets Through January 5, 2020 by BroadwayWorld

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene NYTF production of Fiddler on the Roof, in Yiddish with English Supertitles, is now on sale through Sunday, January 5, 2020 at Stage 42 422 W 42nd St.…

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Lumberyard Center to Welcome Rachel Chavkin, Elevator Repair Service, and More This Summer by Olivia Clement

A number of NYC artists will head to the Hudson Valley to develop new work as part of the "Tech Week" residency.

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The Pink Unicorn, Starring Tony Winner Alice Ripley, Opens Off–Broadway May 15 by Nathan Skethway

Ripley plays a conservative Christian widow grappling with her daughter's gender identity in the new play from playwright Elise Forier Edie.

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🍸 Little Women by Theater With A Twist

Primary Stages at Cherry Lane Theater, 38 Commerce St. Cast includes: Kate Hamill, Paola Sanchez Abreu, Michael Crane, Ellen Harvey, John Lenartz, Kristolyn Lloyd, Nate

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Michael Ball and Susan Boyle Join Forces for New Music Video 'A Million Dreams' by Andrew Gans

The Greatest Showman song also features the Rock Choir.

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A First Look at Happy Talk, Starring Susan Sarandon, Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The world premiere of Jesse Eisenberg’s new play will open with The New Group May 16.

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Theater Review: BalletX — Plenty of Spunk by Mary Paula Hunter

Here was another (all-too) typical example of ballet companies reinforcing a patriarchy that hardly reflects the number of women in their ranks. The post Theater Review: BalletX — Plenty o…

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Commissioning drive at Manchester’s Home to help ‘ghettoised’ theatremakers take next career steps by Matthew Hemley

Theatremakers who have been “ghettoised in terms of scale and budget” are being offered the chance to move up to the next

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Theatre still a ‘million miles from gender parity’, claims Adjoa Andoh by Giverny Masso

Most arts institutions in the UK are “still a million miles away” from gender parity, actor, director and writer Adjoa Andoh has

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Rochester Philharmonic Music Director To Step Down by Artsjournal1

“Ward Stare, who in 2014 at age 32 became the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra’s youngest-ever music director following one of its most turbulent periods, will leave the job at the end o…

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Yet Another Problem With Peter Zumthor’s Design For New LACMA Building: You Can’t Hang Paintings On Bare Concrete Walls by Artsjournal1

As if there weren’t enough issues with the damn thing already. As Christopher Knight writes, you could hang paintings on wires coming down from a high rail. (Bad idea in an earthquake zone…

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Turns Out Susan Sontag’s Actual First Book Was The One Her Husband Put His Name On And Made His Career With by Artsjournal1

A new biography by Benjamin Moser argues, citing previously unreleased correspondence as well as textual analysis, that Philip Rieff’s Freud: The Mind of the Moralist, which launched his a…

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Migrant Death Boat Is By Far Most Controversial Work At Venice Biennale by Artsjournal1

Artist Christoph Büchel managed to get possession of the actual fishing boat in which hundreds of migrants drowned while trying to get from Libya to Italy in 2015 — and he entered it as i…

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Andrei Kramarevsky, One Of America’s Most Influential Ballet Teachers, Dead At 90 by Artsjournal1

He had had a long and successful career as a character dancer at the Bolshoi (he danced for Stalin) when he up and left in 1975; the next year, he turned up at Balanchine’s School of Ameri…

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Stop Asking What It’s Like To Be A Female Director, Say Females On Cannes Jury by Artsjournal1

Filmmaker Alice Rohrwacher: “It’s sort of like asking someone who survived a shipwreck why he’s still alive. … Why are you asking us? Well, ask the person who built the boat, who sol…

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Jack DiFalco by Barry Gordin

The Ferryman/Torch Song: Young Actor on the Rise, Jack DiFalco By: Ellis Nassour May 15, 2019: Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman is one of the most acclaimed plays of this or any seaso…

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Graeae appoints Nickie Miles-Wildin as new associate director by Georgia Snow

Nickie Miles-Wildin has been appointed associate director at Graeae Theatre Company. She will replace Amit Sharma, who leaves Graeae to join Birmingham

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‘A fresh perspective’: HENRY V – Shakespeare’s Globe ★★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

A fresh perspective on the classic Henry V, concluding Hal’s journey from errant prince to conquering king – an action-packed end to the trilogy.

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Ben Levi Ross: from Carnegie Mellon to Broadway to 'Dear Evan Hansen' tour star by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Follow the journey of the CMU alum as he arrives with the Tony Award-winning musical for a sold-out run at Heinz Hall.

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Tyrone Huntley joins cast of The View Upstairs at Soho Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Tyrone Huntley joins the cast of The View Upstairs which comes to Soho Theatre in July 2018. This post Tyrone Huntley joins cast of The View Upstairs at Soho Theatre first ap…

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Dido review at Unicorn Theatre, London – ‘a fuzzy update of Purcell’s opera for a younger audience’ by George Hall

This first collaboration between English National Opera and the Unicorn Theatre takes the form of a small-scale show designed for an audience

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Actor Anna Gray: ‘I am so proud to be a part of Mind the Gap’ by Giverny Masso

Anna Gray is an artist with learning-disabled theatre company Mind the Gap. She tells Giverny Masso about her latest role in Amanda

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The Firm review at Hampstead Theatre, London – ‘full-throttle revival of Roy Williams’ boisterous play’ by Fergus Morgan

Roy Williams’ 2017 play explores familiar territory: a group of blokes hanging around in a bar, laughing, messing about, and squaring up

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Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers UK Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Casting has been announced for Enid Blyton's Malory Towers UK Tour. The musical is adapted by Emma Rice for Wise Childen starts in July 2019. This post Enid Blyton’s Malory…

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Olivier-Winning Come From Away Extends London Booking Period by Adam Hetrick

The musical officially opened February 18 at the Phoenix Theatre.

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New York Run of Bat Out of Hell Sets New Dates by Olivia Clement

The summer engagement will kick off August 1 at City Center.

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The Lavender Scare, Featuring Voices of Glenn Close, Cynthia Nixon, Zachary Quinto, Sets PBS Premiere by Andrew Gans

The film explores the government's effort to rid the federal workforce of LGBTQ employees.

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Fosse/Verdon Recap, Episode 6: ‘All I Care About Is Love’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The pressure that pushed Bob to the apex of his career, might also be the thing that kills him.

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T’Shan Williams to replace Seyi Omooba in The Color Purple by Matthew Hemley

T’Shan Williams has been announced as the replacement for Seyi Omooba in the forthcoming production of The Color Purple. Omooba left the

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‘Hadestown’ Tops 2019 Outer Critics Circle Awards by American Theatre Editors

The awards recognize Off-Broadway and Broadway productions.

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See The Cher Show Cast Celebrate Its Original Cast Album at Barnes & Noble by Nathan Skethway

The event featured performances from Tony nominee Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks, Micaela Diamond, Jarrod Spector, and Matthew Hydzik.

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Arena Stage Tops the Helen Hayes Awards by American Theatre Editors

Arena Stage's 'Anything Goes' and 1st Stage's 'Fly by Night' were the most-lauded productions in the annual awards ceremony honoring D.C.-area theatre.

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Little Women, Starring Kristolyn Lloyd, Begins Performances Off-Broadway May 15 by Mark Peikert

Kate Hamill adapted the Louisa May Alcott classic for the new play, directed by Sarna Lapine.

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Jessica Fontana to Make Solo Show Debut at The Cutting Room by Adam Hetrick

Fontana has appeared on Broadway in Cinderella and Baby, It’s You.

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Bandstand Co-Stars Laura Osnes and Corey Cott to Perform Let’s Duet at Feinstein’s at the Nikko by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway stars will head to San Francisco July 19–20.

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ITV axes Jeremy Kyle Show following death of guest

Broadcaster cites ‘gravity of recent events’ as it terminates most popular daytime programme

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‘One thing that can’t be denied is the quality of the performances’: HAIR – Touring by Liz Dyer

Maybe what’s most shocking about Hair isn’t the nudity or the drugs, but the fact that 50 years have passed and nothing’s really changed.

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by Susan Grace

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5 Questions With Will Roland of Be More Chill by Morgan Steward For Broadway Direct

Despite the name of his show, I don’t think it’s possible for Will Roland to be more chill. A New York City native and graduate of NYU, Roland is two for two when it comes to scoring rol…

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for The Play That Goes Wrong during #MischiefMay’ by Terri Paddock

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series and this month's #MischiefMay celebrations, on Thursday 23 May 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock talks to the West End company of long-runn…

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The 2019 Helen Hayes Awards ceremony in photos by Ryan Maxwell

The 2019 Helen Hayes Awards as seen through the lens of photographer Ryan Maxwell. Feel free to share. We ask that you credit DC Theatre Scene and Ryan Maxwell Photography. More Helen Hayes …

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Festival Preview: Xanadu by Christa Skiles

Alabama Thespians embrace lighthearted fun on roller skates The post Festival Preview: <em>Xanadu</em> appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Talks the Differences in the Student Matinees at TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Stage Tube

Jeff Daniels was a guest on last night's 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' to talk about his Tony-nominated role in 'To Kill a Mockingbird.'

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Ben Platt to Perform at Radio City Music Hall by TV News Desk

Grammy,TONY, andEmmyAward-winning artistBen Platthas announced official details of his upcoming show at Radio City Music Hall on September 29, 2019. The concert follows a sold-out show yeste…

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Stage managers need more support (your views) by The Stage

I work as a technician in a prominent regional receiving house. Of the 12 shows (excluding musicals) we have so far hosted

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‘Mopping up’ after eight weeks of strikes at the National Theatre – 40 years ago in The Stage by The Stage

May 17, 1979: Following the 1978/79 Winter of Discontent, during which unions staged widespread strike action across the UK, there were also extensive

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Our Matt’s a seriously devoted Gloria EsteFAN by Tabard

Tabard is well aware of the lengths superfans will go to in order to mark their dedication to a star. These may

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‘Keeps everyone on their toes’: THE SWELL MOB – Colab Factory ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Atmospheric and filled with fantastic details, Flabbergast Theatre’s production of The Swell Mob is successfully entertaining.

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Hamlet: May 16 by Harry Venning

Obituary: Freddie Starr – ‘unpredictable comedian with an anarchic and dangerous onstage persona’

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Theatre During a Time of Upheaval by Farai Mabeza

By Farai Mabeza. Farai Mabeza offers an overview of theatre in Zimbabwe, from the major theatre in the capital city, to smaller community theatres, to the country’s festivals.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Collective Is Translating 100 Classic Indian Novels Into English For The First Time by Artsjournal1

The Indian Novels Collective was founded two years ago by four Mumbai professionals who realized that their growing children were reading Indian books written only in English — and missing…

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Royal Ballet Begins Major Education Project In Far-Off Yorkshire Town by Artsjournal1

Working under the umbrella of the Royal Opera House and in partnership with local government, over the next three years the company will be giving workshops at every school in the town of Do…

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Brazil’s New Gov’t Redirects Culture Funding Away From Rio And São Paulo — Sharing The Wealth? Or Punishing Bolsonaro’s Enemies? by Artsjournal1

The maximum amount granted for a project has been slashed from $15 million to $250,000, which is a blow to the largest arts projects in the two metropolises, and the government says explicit…

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It’s Illegal To Be Gay In Tunisia, But These Brave Souls Put On A Queer Film Festival There by Artsjournal1

“Mawjoudin Queer Film Festival, in its second year, differs significantly from other film festivals: some participants wear badges that read ‘No Photos’; attendees were invited through…

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Hackney Showroom Announces Edinburgh Festival Fringe Run And European and UK Tour Of Travis Alabanza's BURGERZ by BroadwayWorld

Hackney Showroom today announces Edinburgh Festival Fringe run and tour of Travis Alabanza's Burgerz. Following a run at Hebbel am Ufer, Berin in June, the production, directed by Sam Curtis…

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Boston Ballet Principal Retires To Direct Rhode Island’s Largest Ballet Company by Artsjournal1

“Kathleen Breen Combes, a star of Boston Ballet who has earned acclaim everywhere from Boston to New York and London, is retiring from the company after 16 years to become the new executiv…

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Arts Fuse Podcast #15: REE-AL-O-TEE! by Lucas Spiro

Run time: 59:59 Download & subscribe: Patreon Spotify Apple Google Music Simplecast The boys (Lucas Spiro and Matt Hanson) are joined once again by Arts Fuse editor-in-chief Bill Marx, w…

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Review:Curse of the Starving Class at by Deirdre Donovan

This new revival might not fire on all cylinders. But it sure does allow one to get a real taste of the late Sam Shepard's genius.

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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: NYT Critics (Wrongly) Pick Tony Winners, Frank Valli’s Granddaughter is Playing Who in “Jersey Boys”?, and “Vogue” Piece on New Playwrights [display_podcast] “Today on Br…

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This Island’s Mine: “It’s hardly a play where we watch young gay people die of AIDS” by Gus Mitchell

As it returns for a major revival at the King’s Head Theatre, Gus Mitchell talks to two actors from This Island’s Mine about the enduring legacy of Gay Sweatshop, Section 28 and the impo…

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Lose Yourself review – a devastating night out by Gareth Llŷr Evans

Sherman theatre, CardiffKatherine Chandler’s potent new play about hedonism, violence and toxic bantz confounds expectations at every turn Yaz doesn’t want to work in a nail bar for the …

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Rambert: McGregor / Motin / Shechter review – an adrenaline rush by Lyndsey Winship

Sadler’s Wells, LondonChristine and the Queens’ choreographer Marion Motin delivers a pounding debut, alongside early work by Wayne McGregor and Hofesh Shechter French hip-hop choreograp…

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VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonathan Groff, and Laura Benanti Sing and Dance to 'Razzle Dazzle' from CHICAGO by BroadwayWorld

During the airing of this week's FosseVerdon episode, Lin-Manuel Miranda was joined by Jonathan Groff and Laura Benanti, for his weekly watch party.

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VIDEO: Watch Susan Boyle and Michael Ball Perform 'A Million Dreams' From THE GREATEST SHOWMAN by Stage Tube

Susan Boyle has released a cover of 'A Million Dreams' from The Greatest Showman, featuring Michael Ball and The Rock Choir.

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‘Deserves to be seen by as wide an audience as possible’: CLASS – Bush Theatre by Laura Kressly

Class, a play from Ireland co-written and directed by Iseult Golden and David Horan, is set around a teacher-parent meeting in a Dublin primary school.

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25 Days of Tonys 2019: What Does Theatre Mean to This Year’s Nominees? by Ruthie Fierberg

Adam Driver, Joe Iconis, Stephanie J. Block, and more define “theatre.”

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Q&A photos and video: What would the late Michel Legrand think of this chamber version of his musical Amour? by Terri Paddock

I’m in love with love… or more precisely with Amour, as in the lushly romantic Michel Legrand musical fantasy now receiving its UK professional premiere at Charing Cross Theatre. Amour i…

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The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson, Park Theatre review - unwieldy at times but undeniably funny, too by Matt Wolf

Jonathan Maitland skewers Brexit-era realpolitik and largely scores What could have been merely a cheap and cheesy piss-take registers as considerably more robust in The Last Temptation of …

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The Firm, Hampstead Theatre review - ferociously funny exploration of gang culture by Rachel Halliburton

Roy Williams revival looks beyond the headlines to see the codes, complexity and camaraderie of crime We are living in a time when gang culture rips and roars its way down London streets, an…

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How Stagecoach can help with mental health by Promoted Content

Stagecoach believes creative extra-curricular activities, free from the stresses of revision and exams, can help young people suffering from mental health problems.

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Arcola Theatre Announces Edinburgh And London Runs Of Dael Orlandersmith's UNTIL THE FLOOD by BroadwayWorld

Arcola Theatre today announces the European premiere of Until The Flood, written and performed by Pulitzer Prize nominee Dael Orlandersmith. The production, directed by Neel Keller, will be …

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Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell review Norman’s Coach and Horses, London – ‘strong performance by Robert Bathurst’ by Dave Fargnoli

Vividly capturing the feeling of being cornered in your local pub by a drunken stranger with a tale to tell, Jeffrey Bernard

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Rural Touring Dance Initiative: Contemporary dance heads to the UK’s furthest corners by Rachel Elderkin

Since 2015, the RTDI’s mission has been to bring pioneering dance companies to village halls and community venues from north-east Scotland to

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FOSSE/VERDON: Episodes 4 - 6 by JK

Bob Fosse, Nicole Fosse and Gwen Verdon As the FX miniseries Fosse/Verdon continues, I admire the show more and more, and I am completely smitten with the brilliant Michelle Williams. I've …

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Rambert review, Sadler's Wells: This triple bill is a very mixed bag by  zoë Anderson,  zoë Anderson

The contemporary dance company performs early works by Wayne McGregor and Hofesh Schechter, along with a new hip-hop influenced piece by Marion Motin

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Thriller Live racks up 7000 performances worldwide by Robin Johnson

Thriller Live, the West End concert spectacular, today celebrates a remarkable 7000 performances worldwide, playing in both London and Edinburgh. The post Thriller Live racks up 7000 perform…

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Dear West End Producer: How do actors prepare to play humans or other things such as animals, robots or trains? by @westendproducer

Do actors prephere to play humans or other things (such as animals, robots, trains etc) when on stage? — Johan The Cat

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‘Hit & miss’: Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons – Barons Court Theatre ★★★ by Amy Toledano

What is it? Written by Sam Steiner, this two hander explores the relationship between a young couple post and pre a law that bans the use of more than 140 words per day.

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Jason Manford: For those in entertainment during Mental Health Awareness Week – if you’re struggling it doesn’t mean you’re failing by Jason Manford

For some, it’s Mental Health Awareness Week this week. For others, it can feel like Mental Health Awareness Week every week. It’s

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Black women and the city by Sheri Flanders

'Ain't nobody want to hear us,' say the stars of the joyous Single Black Female. Part Sex and the City parody and all celebration of Black female culture, Single…

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The Mushroom Cure chronicles one man's quest for relief from OCD by Kt Hawbaker

If you've ever been to a 12 Step meeting, this will feel familiar. After undergrad, I spent a dreary year in social work. I was terrible at it for a number of re…

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Set on a Metra train, Amicable picks up steam as it chugs along by Dan Jakes

Thankfully, the plot and performances become more compelling halfway through. Ross Compton’s world premiere one-act dramedy ends as a wholly different play tha…

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The Secret of the Biological Clock follows a scattershot conceptual recipe by Kt Hawbaker

While it's clearly a labor of love, the proliferation of hooks and lack of commitment make for a underbaked confection. If I’ve learned anything from The Great…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Headteacher wins £10k Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize for comedy about Ofsted inspection by Georgia Snow

A primary school headteacher has won this year’s Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize. The £10,000 biennial prize is awarded to a new play

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Tyrone Huntley To Star In THE VIEW UPSTAIRS At Soho Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Tyrone Huntley will star as Wes in the European premiere of new LGBTQ musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, which runs from 18 July to 24 August at Soho Theatre, with a press night on Tuesday 23 July a…

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COME FROM AWAY Extends Its Run In The West End by BroadwayWorld

Hit musical Come From Away will extend its run in the West End until 15 February 2020. Telling the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded air passengers during the wake of 911, and the smal…

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Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Memories Season by BroadwayWorld

This autumn Jermyn Street Theatre presents a glittering season of work that celebrates the achievements of the West End studio venue over the past quarter of a century. The MEMORIES SEASON r…

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‘Oklahoma!’ through the eyes of director Daniel Fish by Caitlin Huston

In Daniel Fish’s “Oklahoma!,” Curly plays guitar and a seven-piece bluegrass band accompanies him as crockpots bubble on the edge of the stage. Those are just a few of the noticeable c…

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Tyrone Huntley to star in new LGBTQ+ musical The View Upstairs at Soho Theatre by Giverny Masso

Tyrone Huntley is to star in the world premiere of new LGBTQ+ musical The View Upstairs at Soho Theatre in London. The

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Wild Longings review at Plantation Gardens, Norwich – ‘well-intentioned but rambling outdoor performance’ by Natasha Tripney

The Norfolk and Norwich Festival has a good track record when it comes to staging creative, location-responsive outdoor work. This well-intentioned but

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Lose Yourself review at Sherman Theatre, Cardiff – ‘gripping exploration of celebrity’ by Nicholas Davies

Katherine Chandler’s play is, for the most part, a gripping three-hander. Three people’s lives hurtle towards the sweet release of a booze-filled

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Come From Away announces West End extension by Georgia Snow

Come From Away has extended its run in the West End until 2020. The musical had previously been running at the Phoenix

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Theater review: Whatever it is, ‘Shoggoths’ is must-see theater by Joanne Engelhardt

Leapin’ lizards!! Shazam! Sock – pow – kazam! That’s what you’ll be saying when all of your senses are assaulted by the remarkably excellent production called “Shoggoths on the V…

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‘Breathing new life into a classic’: DEATH OF A SALESMAN – Young Vic by Emily Garside

For anyone who has been under a rock for the last couple of years in London theatre, this stripping back to the essence of a classic is one of Marianne Elliott’s (many) talents. And here w…

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Big theater week alert! 'Six' at Chicago Shakes is just one of a dozen openings by Chris Jones

In the days leading up to Memorial Day, Chicago traditionally has more theater openings than at any other time of the year. And 2019 is bringing an especially bumper crop of marquee spring a…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Photo Coverage: Inside THE CHER SHOW's Cast Album Signing and Performance at Barnes and Noble by Walter McBride

The Cher Show, the three-time Tony nominated new hit bio musical currently playing on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre, celebrated the release of their Original Cast Recording with an in-s…

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Photo Coverage: New Dramatists 70th Annual Spring Luncheon Honors Nathan Lane by Walter McBride

New Dramatists, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, honored three-time Tony Award winner, Nathan Lane, with its 2019 Distinguished Achievement Aw…

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Come From Away extends West End stay into 2020 by Robin Johnson

Come From Away has come here to stay. The four-time Olivier Award-winning musical has extended its West End run into 2020. The post Come From Away extends West End stay into 2020 appeared fi…

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FEATURED SHOW: Check out the ★★★★★ reviews for Dante or Die’s site-specific hit User Not Found by Featured Content

Why has Time Out chosen Dante or Die's User Not Found as one of its Top Theatre Picks for May? The raves that Time Out's Andrzej Lukowski and so many other critics gave the show when it was …

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‘A thing of pure beauty but fails to stir the heart’: ROSMERSHOLM – West End by Ian Foster

Neil Austin’s lighting design in Rosmersholm at the Duke of York’s Theatre is a thing of beauty and Hayley Atwell is excellent but Ibsen is still Ibsen…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Solving the 6 Biggest Mysteries of This Broadway Season by Michael Paulson

How does she stay so still? Is that scene really live? And how tall is that guy, anyway? We dig deep into the burning questions about this year’s Tony-nominated shows.

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BWW Review: THE FIRM, Hampstead Theatre by Anthony Walker-Cook

For all its bravado and comedy, Roy Williams'The Firm is a potent piece about masculinity. Set in an attractive south London pub, four friends have gathered to celebrate the release of their…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

School funding shortage putting theatre trips at risk, leading venues warn by Georgia Snow

Shakespeare’s Globe and the National Theatre are among theatres warning that children’s access to live productions is under threat because of increasing

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

What gets you hot? The sweaty, brutally honest show about bodies by Kate Wyver

They were a couple doing a performance about women, sex and bodily fluids. Then they broke up – and made it more explicit. Meet the duo behind Hotter The pants arrived today. They’re bri…

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How theatre can help to reawaken our faith in Europe | Katie Ebner-Landy by Katie Ebner-Landy

We need to recognise the European aesthetic: a way of making art that stretches across nationsSome things appear in waves, others in shocks – lightning rods of clarity. My sense of how the…

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Kenya Barris announces first Netflix series “Black Excellence” by Blouin Artinfo

Netflix has ordered “Black Excellence,” its first series project with Kenya Barris with Barris and Rashida Jones set to star. The series is inspired by Barris' irreverent, highly flawed,…

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David Benedict: Did Arthur Miller’s Jewish identity inform many of his plays? by David Benedict

“I do not at any point, in any way whatsoever, think of myself as a Jewish writer, except that I happen to

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Editor’s view: Does Sunday Times Rich List flag winds of change in West End? by Alistair Smith

Undertakings like the Sunday Times Rich List always have a finger-in-the-air quality. But, like that measurement technique, what they lack in accuracy

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

BBC One, FX Pair Up for “A Christmas Carol,” Announce Cast by Blouin Artinfo

BBC One and FX are partnering on a new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ iconic ghost story, “A Christmas Carol.”The three-part special, set to air in December, is the first in a series o…

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12 Angry Men — By 12 Impassioned Women by Lara Altunian

The post 12 Angry Men — By 12 Impassioned Women appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Theatrefolk Featured Play – Treasure Island by Todd Espeland by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Adapted by Todd Espeland, Treasure Island is a thrilling journey to Skeleton Island, complete with easy staging (including Silver’s peg leg) and gen…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

‘On Air’ at Creative Cauldron. “. . . this is a lovely show about hope and dreams and a time when America still seemed to be excited about progress and believed that yes, we can.” …

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My panel remarks at the IU Center for Cultural Affairs Symposium: New Frontiers in Arts Research by Diane Ragsdale

This past Wednesday I participated in a symposium at Indiana University, as part of the opening of its new Center for Cultural Affairs. Among other programs, the Center features a new Arts, …

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BWW Review: Well-Off Predators Feast On The Poor in Sam Shepard's CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS by Michael Dale

Latecomers to director Terry Kinney's finely-acted Signature Theatre revival of Sam Shepard's 1977 dysfunctional family drama, Curse of the Starving Class, will miss the showstopping bit of …

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Theatre Review: ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr.’ at Children’s Theatre of Annapolis by Laura Tayman

Though it is not a recent Disney hit or from a well-known children’s classic, “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” playing now at the Children’s Theatre of Annapolis (CTA), has taken many audie…

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Why do directors prefer untrained actors?

From Stanley Kubrick and Agnès Varda to Shane Meadows’ The Virtues, non-actors can bring authenticity — and political authority — to a work

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AI at the Barbican: in the realm of mind games

A wide-ranging new exhibition in London explores developments in artificial intelligence

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Doris Day, actress and singer, 1922-2019

Hollywood’s everygirl who added dramatic flair to vocal panache

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